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You can learn which four teams the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated on the way to winning the Stanley Cup, how many men manned a Seehund, and when Tampaâ€™s rst cigar company opened. These answers (New York Islanders, Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers and Calgary Flames; two; and 1886) can be found at the Tampa Bay History Center, which is lled with fascinating exhibits. The waterfront museum, which opened in 2009, takes visitors through the history of Florida, and specically the Tampa Bay area. Youâ€™ll nd movies to watch, information to read, paintings to admire, and lots to learn about the history of this region. If you plan to visit, go soon. The museumâ€™s two current temporary exhibits are must-sees: The Art of Piracy: Pirates in Modern Culture is open until April 26. This exhibit is a beautiful gallery of colorful, spectacular paintings of pirates and pirate life. Artists include: â€œDon Maitz, Rick Reeves and Alberto DeLama, plus original and reproduction works from famed 19th and early 20th century artists Howard Pyle, N.C. and Andrew Wyeth, (and) Frank Earle Schoonover,â€ the website states. Seeing Pyleâ€™s â€œMaroonedâ€ is quietly moving and Maitzâ€™ â€œNo Prey No Payâ€ comes alive with vibrant colors. The exhibit also includes history about the Buccaneersâ€™ original logo, sketches from Gasparilla Parade oats, and other historical artifacts from the beginnings of Tampaâ€™s Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla. Operation Drumbeat: Nazi Threat in the Gulf will be available through April. This is a smaller exhibit, but equally interesting. The main attraction is â€œa 30-foot replica of a two-man World War II-era German Seehund â€˜midgetâ€™ submarine,â€ according to the website. The actual Seehunds were only about 39 feet and carried two torpedoes. â€œThe two-man crew were crammed into a tiny space not much larger than a sofa for up to ve days,â€ the exhibit states. â€œThere was no bathroom, air conditioning, radio or other modern-day comforts.â€ The exhibit details how the Germans launched attacks in the Gulf and the Atlantic, causing fear for those who lived in the Tampa Bay area or along the coasts. â€œIn all, 157 German crewmen lost their lives in the Gulf during World War II.â€ The museumâ€™s permanent exhibits also are quite interesting. Be sure to watch the â€œWinds of Changeâ€ lm, Learn about Tampaâ€™s history MURDOCK â€” A Vietnam-era veteran, Leonard Leary contracted the hepatitis C virus while sharing a razor among his Navy buddies. But the symptoms didnâ€™t surface until 1992, when little was known about this potentially deadly liver infection. When an effective treatment did come along, the drug regimen cost $150,000. â€œSo I just walked away from it,â€ he said. Twenty years ago, diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver, the Port Charlotte man was given just ve years to live. Leary will be 71 next month. So with the extra time granted by God, he said, Leary is committed to doing for others what could not be done for himself. Now in stage 4, Leary spoke passionately at Tuesdayâ€™s County Commission meeting, saying a $50,000 contribution would keep the free Charlotte County Hepatitis C Clinic open, and save lives. â€œItâ€™s a silent disease,â€ he said. â€œBlood testing is important because you donâ€™t realize you have it.â€ There were 274 new cases of hepatitis C reported last year in the county, a 24 percent increase from 2013, according to the Charlotte County Health Department. In that time, the community clinic treated 65 patients for the disease, with 55 now in remission. But there is a waiting list of more than 100. â€œIf they can concentrate on this disease, they might nd a cure,â€ he said. Commissioners did approve a onetime $50,000 offering, but it came with a warning. The clinic would close if an alternative funding source is not found. The only clinic of its kind in the Financial infusionBy GARY ROBERTSSTAFF WRITERCounty extends life to Hepatitis C ClinicINFUSION | 6 Give â€™em a hand SUN PHOTO BY BETSY WILLIAMSVolunteer drivers Chuck Hall and his wife Louise received some help Tuesday from Charlotte County Sheriâ€™s Deputy First Class William Miller, as part of Meals on Wheels Day in Charlotte County. See more photos, page 16.EL JOBEAN â€” The number 13 certainly proved unlucky for Ray Pickell. The New Jersey native was on his 13th mission when his B-17 Flying Fortress was shot down over Germany â€” and for the next eight months, he was held as a prisoner of war. Pickell, 95, said he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1939 and was assigned as an aircraft mechanic on the B-17 bombers. â€œI wanted to be a pilot and was accepted,â€ he said. â€œWe went to Birmingham, England, and on my 13th mission we were shot down. We were actually rescued by a German ofcer. I received some shrapnel in my arm. It was 2:30 in the afternoon. I will never forget it.â€ While Ray Pickell was languishing in a POW camp, his brother Ken, now 90, was serving with the 91st Infantry Division as a machine gunner. He enlisted at 17 years of age, he said, and celebrated his 18th birthday at Fort Dix during The Pickell family sent six sons to warBy AL HEMINGWAYSUN CORRESPONDENTSONS | 6PUNTA GORDA â€” The man who knocked over a local Bank of America last summer pleaded guilty Tuesday to three counts of armed bank robbery. John Haldemann, 31, who also robbed a Capital Bank in Venice and a Wells Fargo Bank in Naples, entered the pleas at the federal courthouse in Fort Myers. He could face up to 25 years in prison for each crime. The court didnâ€™t immediately set a sentencing date. Haldemann entered the local BOA â€” off U.S. 41, just south of Muscle Car City â€” on July 25, wearing a baseball hat and sunglasses. He showed the teller what appeared to be a gun, and got away with more than $11,000, court documents show. Someone in the area noticed a suspicious vehicle, and reported a partial tag number to the Punta Gorda Police Department. The police provided that information to the FBI, which caught Haldemann about two weeks later. The Naples man then was connected to the other crimes, which he committed using a similar method of operation. According to court records, he made off with roughly $3,000 from the Venice robbery June 4, and a little more than $1,000 in the Naples robbery July 12. A spokeswoman for the United States Attorneyâ€™s Ofce said it will be mandatory that Haldemann pay restitution. Haldemannâ€™s criminal cases were handled by federal prosecutors because the banks he hit are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBank robber pleads guiltyBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITER ChristyFEINBERGCOLUMNISTLIVE LIKE A TOURISTCHRISTY | 12 CORRECTION: The driver cited in Fridayâ€™s crash at the intersection of Joyce Avenue and Dakota Terrace in North Port, Derrick M. Wing Jr. of North Port, is 20. A headline on a story in Tuesdayâ€™s paper gave an incorrect age for Wing. SUN PHOTO BY AL HEMINGWAYRay, Ken and Harold Pickell all served during World War II. In total, six Pickell brothers went to war and served their country. SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERGâ€œNo Prey No Pay,â€ by Don Maitz, is one of the many pirate-themed paintings on display in the The Art of Piracy: Pirates in Modern Culture at the Tampa Bay History Center. 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GOVERNMENT TODAYSouth Gulf Cove, 9:30a March 25 Waterway Benefit Unit Adv Comm Meeting Buil Construction Services 18400 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte Revisions to Coâ€™s, 2p March 25 Land Development Regulations Buil Construction Services 18400 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, Wednesday, March 25 EVENTS TODAY RWWC Fundraiser, Eat at Bob Evans,P.C.-help RWWC scholarships. Flyers @ r.w.comm.ctr. or just say you want to participate. Easy Does It Club, Easy Does It Club offers AA & Alanon meetings daily from 7:30 am to 9 pm at 23312 Harper Ave,. PC. Call 941-629-0110 Project Linus, Crochet and knit blankets to give to kids in Charlotte County 9-11am New Day Church 20212 Peachland Nancy 627-4364 LPI Guided Tours, State Park will host guided tours on Little Pine Island., To register call 575-5861 Deep Creek Elks 2763, Lunch With Kathy 11-2:30 Michael Hirst, Singer/ Guitarist Michael Hirst performs near Good â€˜Ole Days Coffee Caf at Fishermenâ€™s Village 941-639-8721 Punta Gorda Elks, 11am-2pm Lunch; 5-8pm Dinner; 6:30-9:30 Karaoke with Wam@25538 ShorePG637-2606,members&guests PC Kayakers, Mtg every Weds 5pm Franz Ross Park,19355 Quesada Blvd PC to pick next paddling site for Sunday am. ??-941-627-1004 THURSDAY Easy Does It Club, offers AA & Alanon meetings daily from 7:30 am to 9 pm at 23312 Harper Ave,. PC. Call 941-629-0110 Deep Creek Elks 2763, Lunch With Linda 11-2:30 Calusa Expedition, 10am hike to limited access archeological sites. Pre-registration $25. Call 941-575-5435. 10941 Burnt Store Rd. R.R.Retirees Meet, 11am to 1pm, at Hibachi Grl, retirement issues discussed, info 9419796468 Punta Gorda Elks, 11am2pm Lunch; 3pm Tiki open; 5-8pm Dinner; 6:30-8:30pm Bingo@25538 Shore PG 637-2606, members & guests P.G. Rotary Club, Meets weekly at the Isles Yacht Club, 1780 W. Marion Avenue Punta Gorda, noon1 pm. FMI Paul Versnik 941-979-0522. Dine with the Doctor, 5-6PM, Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Free. To register, call 941-637-2497. Alvaro Bada, M.D. Book Signing, Cuban poet Silvia Curbelo reads her poetry. FSW Charlotte Campus Auditorium, 5-6 PM, free, 637-3514. Walk N Dine Singles, Singles age 50+ meet at Gazebo @100 Nesbit St PG or at Restaurant. Call for info 941-244-8073 www. walkndine.com Sons Of Italy-Pasta, Pasta, Meatballs, Salad, Brd/Btr, Desrt, Bev/Cofe 6pm$7.50 Mbrs.$8.50Gsts, Karaoke aft Din,3725 Easy St. Resv Req.941-7640-9003, BYOB Free Movie, Movie: Black Indians: An American Story, 7 pm 3/36, 4300 Kings Hwy, Schoolhouse Sq #402 Port Charlotte Square Dancing & Rds, Promenaders Thursday Rds 7, sqs 7:30-9:30pm info 429-1311 Bch Rec Ctr 4500 Harbor Blv 33952 $6 FRIDAY RWWC Fundraiser, Eat at Bob Evans,P.C.-help RWWC scholarships. Flyers @ r.w.comm.ctr. or just say you want to participate. Easy Does It Club, Easy Does It Club offers AA & Alanon meetings daily from 7:30 am to 9 pm at 23312 Harper Ave,. PC. Call 941-629-0110 Deep Creek Elks 2763, Ticket Event Only With Dinner, GoldTones 7-10, Reservations 941-249-8067 Michael Hirst, Singer/ Guitarist Michael Hirst performs near Good â€˜Ole Days Coffee Caf 11-2 p.m. 941-639-8721 Punta Gorda Elks, 11am-2pm Lunch; 5-8:30pm Dinner; 3pm Tiki open; 6:309:30pm Music by Verceal@25538 ShorePG637-2606,members&guests Punta Gorda Elkettes, Elkettes Thrift Shop Open to the Public from 11:30am to 2:30pm @ 25538 Shore, PG, 637-2606, ext. 451 Denny Pezzin, Denny Pezzin performs live music at Fishermenâ€™s Village Center Stage 5-9 p.m. 941-639-8721 American Legion 103, ALR-Prime Rib, Fish/Shrimp dinner 5:30-7p,music Mike & Cheryl until 9p,2101 Taylor Rd, 639-6337 SATURDAY Easy Does It Club, offers AA & Alanon meetings daily from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm at 23312 Harper Ave,. PC. Call 941-629-0110 Pancakes and More!, 7:30-11:30 am, egg & sausage/ biscuits & gravy/or quiche & fruit; $5/$3 kids. EUM Church, 700 E. Dearborn, 474-5588 PG Farmers Market, 8 til 1, Taylor St. & Olympia, 391-4856, Market has Produce, Cheese, Seafood, Honey, Citrus, Bakery & more. EBT. LPI Guided Tours, State Park will host guided tours on Little Pine Island., To register call 575-5861 Deep Creek Elks 2763, Wings & Dogs 12-2, Dinner 5-8, Filet, Ribs And More, Music With Sensations 6:30-9:30, Reservations 941-249-8067 Easter Egg Hunt, Toddlers thru age 12. Sat. March 28, 10am. Food & games after. Free. Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-1747 Wellness Retreat, Unity Church, 125 N Jackson Rd, Venice, Fl. March 28, 10-4pm $25.00 advance regis tration., 941-484-5342 Lunch included. FC 28000 Egg Hunt, @ Church prop. 10 am. Games, prizes & pizza free for kids up to 12yrs. old For info call 475-7447 Wellness Retreat, Unity Church, 125 N Jackson Rd, Venice, Fl. March 28, 10-4pm $25 advance registra tion, 941-484-5342 Lunch included. Punta Gorda Elks, 11am2pm Lunch; 5-8pm Dinner; 3pm Tiki open; 6:30-9:30pm Music by Two Can Jam@25538 Shore PG 637-2606, mbrs & gsts Punta Gorda Elkettes, Elkettes Thrift Shop Open to the Public from 11:30am to 2:30pm @ 25538 Shore, PG, 637-2606 AMVETS MEMBERâ€™S DAY, Free finger food+Music by Sal & Andrea. Show your card. N P Amvets 312 429-5403 Rick Krieger, Singer/Musician Rick Krieger performs at Fishermenâ€™s Village Center Stage 5-9 p.m. 941-639-8721 SUNDAY Easy Does It Club, Easy Does It Club offers AA & Alanon meetings daily from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm at 23312 Harper Ave,. PC. Call 941-629-0110 Farmers Market, History Park Farmers Market open every Sunday 9am-2pm, 501 Shreve St., between Virginia Ave. & Henry St. 941-639-1887. Deep Creek Elks 2763, Installation of Lodge Officers @ 3pm, Volunteer Appreciation Dinner@ 5PM Garden Tour, Guided tour of gardens at History Park, 501 Shreve St., PG, 2pm, $5 suggested donation; Q&A 639-1887. Yin Yoga Sound Bath, The Yoga Sanctuary, Sun, March 29th, 4 6pm, $35, 941-505-9642 USS Guam LPH-9 Assoc, 50th Anniv 18th Annual Reunion Sept 14-19 in Buffalo NY Contact John Coburn @ 941-249-8993 or email@example.com Electronic Opus, Electronic Opus, March 29, the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami, starting at 8 p.m. Call 305-949-6722 for tickets. MONDA Easy Does It Club, offers AA & Alanon meetings daily from 7:30 am to 9 pm at 23312 Harper Ave., PC. Call 941-629-0110 | COMMUNITY CALENDAR Flower Show, The Punta Gorda & Port Charlotte Garden Clubs jointly invite the public to a free Small Standard Flower Show â€œHands Across the Harborâ€ on March 25 from 12 â€“ 4 pm, Lenox Hall, 1st United Methodist, 507 W. Marion Ave, PG. Floral Designs, Horticultural samples, & Educational Divisions. 941-505-2803. 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Our Town Page 4 C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS NORTH PORT â€” Dr. Grigory Pogrebinsky won the unanimous support of city commissioners for three ordinances that the Brooklynbased, and Ukrainianborn, doctor said will contribute to a major development in the Warm Mineral Springs community. Pogrebinsky, who owns 19 acres of land near the city-owned, 87-degree mineral-rich spring, now hopes to construct a full-service wellness center that he says will bring more patrons to the area through the development of a commercial destination centered around the Warm Mineral Springs Day Spa. â€œThis spring was bought in 2010 with two goals,â€ Pogrebinsky said, â€œto protect and preserve, and to make the Springs a magnet for economic development in the area.â€ After nearly three hours of discussion during Monday nightâ€™s regular commission meeting, the ordinances were passed in a rst reading to annex, zone and rezone 14.1 acres of the land he owns at Ortiz Boulevard and Trionfo Avenue, to the south and southwest of the Springs. The ordinances, which now will be sent to local and state agencies like the Southwest Florida Water Management District for review before they undergo a second reading by city commissioners April 27, were met with open arms, but also concern for natural resources, by the public and commissioners. The city of North Port and Sarasota County jointly purchased the 81-acre Springs in 2010 for $5.5 million, and had worked to nd a long-term operator. The county, however, decided to sell its half to the city in July 2014 for $2.75 million, when the two entities failed to work out a long-term-operator contract. Before the agreement was reached, Pogrebinsky won a shortterm, 12-month bid to operate the Springs in September 2013; however he refused to sign the contract after inspecting the property and nding more than a dozen safety issues. Now, Pogrebinsky said he is ready to invest in the area, since the city bought the Springs property and reopened it in September to the public for swimming only, under the management of Martin County, Fla.-based National and State Park Concessions. The Springs is popular with Eastern European bathers, who swear by its healing qualities for aliments like back and leg pain, and skin conditions. Ralph Brooks, attorney for the Friends of Warm Mineral Springs â€” a nonprot, community-based organization with a mission of protecting the natural attraction â€” said in the meetingâ€™s public comment portion that the de velopment is going to be much more widespread than people think. The development master plan for Pogrebinskyâ€™s project accepted by commissioners Monday includes 269,000 square feet of development, which combines medical facilities with a holistic approach, hotel, retail stores and 72 residential units. He estimates it will cost about $50 million for investors. â€œThis is a project that will put together every thing, like a North Port downtown,â€ Pogrebinsky said. Brooks said the development would be roughly the size of Cocoplum Village Shops, off U.S. 41 in North Port, and people donâ€™t realize that. â€œI donâ€™t think that sinks in, because we donâ€™t understand numbers unless we compare them to something,â€ Brooks told commissioners. Pogrebinsky defends that it will not be that widespread because he will build more â€œvertical than horizontal.â€ â€œI am in the same boat as everyone to make it nice, beautiful and environmentally friendly,â€ Pogrebinsky said. Local environmental advocate Bill Goetz said he appreciates what the doctor is trying to do, but he wants more assurance the land will be protected. Pogrebinsky said he plans to use the 0.4 acre of annexed land the commissioners approved to keep only as open space and for stormwater drainage because it is near a salt creek. Goetz said he would like to see clearer wording in that ordinance that Pogrebinsky will put up some buffers between the creek and the land to ensure no development will happen. City Commissioner Linda Yates agreed with Goetz, and proposed added text to the ordinance that a buffer be required, which could be anything, 50 feet from the creek on the annexed land. It passed with a 5-0 vote, and Pogrebinsky said he already planned to do so, but understands Yates adding it â€œfor the record.â€ â€œFrom the testimony that I heard from public and staff, I would like to have it in writing,â€ Yates said. â€œI think it is important.â€ Brooks also asked that an archaeological survey be done of all the land before any development begins. Mayor Rhonda DiFranco agreed with Brooks, and said she would like to see the archaeological study that was, according to Pogrebinsky, already completed multiple times over the past two decades. â€œI am a big science buff; I have been to some of the quieter springs, and there are a lot of artifacts out there,â€ DiFranco said. â€œWe at least have to address that.â€ After being obtained through a public records request Tuesday, the â€œcultural resource assessmentâ€ of Pogrebinskyâ€™s land that was conducted in October 2013 by Archaeological Consultants Inc. of Sarasota concluded that no prehistoric or archae ological sites were found on the land. Pogrebinsky added that the U.S. Geological Survey is conducting a study of the water at the Springs as a precaution. â€œAs the biggest investor, I am, more than anybody, interested in the health of the Springs,â€ Pogrebinsky said. â€œWithout it, this is nothing.â€Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgSprings-area wellness center gets first nodBy ALLISON SHIRKSTAFF WRITER POGREBINSKY | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFCenter seeks volunteersThe Pregnancy Careline Center, 1685 Tamiami Trail, Suite 4, Port Charlotte, seeks both female and male volunteers to assist Charlotte County citizens who have an unexpected or otherwise stressed pregnancy. Founded in 1985, the centerâ€™s mission is to help and prepare pregnant women in need for a healthy pregnancy and a safe delivery, and to teach positive parenting skills to women and men. Volunteers are needed to help clients with nonjudgmental, caring support in a number of different roles: answering the 24/7 hotline; scheduling pregnancy tests, nurse consultations and ultrasounds; assisting with the â€œbaby boutiqueâ€ (â€œbilling and cooingâ€ at babies); organizing parenting classes; mentoring moms and dads; supporting adoption services; helping with post-abortion counseling; and assisting with job-bank and housing referrals. Writers also are needed for newsletters and grant applications. Volunteers may choose a regular schedule or come when they can; some volunteer work may be done from home, after completing orientation. 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The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 www.sunnewspapers.net C Our Town Page 5 CHARLOTTE Michael J. IacovelliMichael J. Iacovelli, 86, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Tidewell Hospice House in Arcadia, Fla. Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte.Harold JamesHarold James, 77, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Friday, March 20, 2015. Funeral arrangements are by Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematory.Barbara S. WarnerBarbara S. Warner, 83, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Friday, March 20, 2015. Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte.ENGLEWOOD Laverne E. SchmaleLaverne E. â€œVerneâ€ Schmale, 87, of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, in Kenosha, Wis. He was born June 2, 1927, in Beloit, Wis., to Clarence and Daisy Schmale. After high school, Verne joined the Navy, serving in Japan. He then attended the University of Wisconsin â€” Whitewater, graduating with a degree in Business Education. He taught and coached in Kenosha for many years. Verne married Patricia â€œPatâ€ Russell on June 30, 1951, in Beloit. After retirement, Verne and Pat realized their dream of living full time in Rotonda West. Verne had many interests. He was an avid and talented golfer, with at least two holes-in-one, and was a good tennis player. Verne and Pat enjoyed playing cards and going to casinos. They loved traveling, both in the U.S. and abroad, with their son and other family members. He will be remembered by his daughter, Lynn (Rock) Jurvis; son, Todd Schmale; granddaughters, Bryanna (Craig) Royal and Megan (Jake Pasterski) Jurvis; six great-grandchildren; sister, Betty (Milt) Dresselhaus; and many nieces and nephews. Verne was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Pat, on Oct. 11, 2013. Please visit Verneâ€™s Memorial site at www. verne-schmale.forever missed.com to read about his life, view pictures, leave thoughts and stories, or donate in his name. As per his wishes, his ashes will be scattered on the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.David R. WilliamsDavid R. â€œRayâ€ Williams, 81, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015. He was born March 22, 1934, in Bradenton, Fla., and lived in Englewood for 53 years. Ray was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a co-owner of Lemon Bay Funeral Homes and Gulf Pines Memorial Park, until he retired in 1989. Ray was a founding mem ber of Englewood Elks Lodge 2378, a member of the Englewood Masonic Lodge, and a Shriner with the Sahib Temple in Sarasota, Fla. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Dorothy Aldredge Williams; sister, Jane (nee Williams) Mimier; sons, Thomas (Pam) and Ray Jr. (David); daughter, Carla (Bill) Stiver; son-in-law, Michael Haucke; 16 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Ray was preceded in death by his daughter, Theresa (nee Williams) Haucke. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., with a celebration of life service to begin at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Lemon Bay Funeral Home. A private burial will be held Friday, March 27, 2015, at Gulf Pines Memorial Park. In lieu of owers, the family requests that donations be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children at www.shriners hospitalsforchildren.org. You may express your condolences to the family at www.lemonbayfh.com.NORTH PORT Barbara Anne StevensBarbara Anne Stevens, 84, of North Port, Fla., passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015. Arrangements are by McKee Funeral HomeCremation Centers of America, North Port.Ronald R. TichvonRonald R. Tichvon, 74, of North Port, Fla., and Grand Ledge, Mich., passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015. Arrangements are by Farley Funeral Home, North Port.DESOTOThere were no deaths reported in DeSoto Tuesday.John D. MyersJohn D. Myers, 69, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Monday, March 16, 2015, from Parkinsonâ€™s disease. He was born June 17, 1945, in Lebanon, Ky. At age 15, John entered St. Thomas Seminary to study for the Catholic priesthood. In 1965, John then entered college and, in 1968, graduated from St. Maryâ€™s College at the top of his class. From 1968 until 1972, he taught school, and, in 1974, he entered medical school at the University of Louisville and received his M.D. degree in 1978. Shortly after, John moved to Florida, where he did a two-year residency, specializing in emergency medicine. John was Board Certied in emergency medicine, and later became Director of the Emergency department at Englewood Community, Fawcett Memorial and the former Bon Secours-St. Joseph hospitals. He later went into private practice with another colleague, and helped to start a family practice called American Medic. Throughout his years of medical practice, â€œDr. Johnâ€ developed a reputation for being a doctor who really listens and cares. He loved his patients and his American Medic family. John retired from his practice in 2012. John is survived by his wife of 32 years, Beth Myers; his daughter, Kelly Jo Myers; grandson, Victor Lovelady; sister, Vickie (Rodney) Wilcher of Ellenton, Fla.; brothers, Wallace (Wanda) Myers, Nolan Myers, Douglas Myers and Roy (Sandy) Myers, all of Kentucky; many nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Barbara (Bob Stafford) Elliott of North Carolina, Bonny (Frank Essick) Hoff, Beverly (Ernie) Bucher and Becky (Sheldon) Smith; nieces, Rhonda Matzen, Stacy Seitz and Marsha Hoff; in-laws, Bill and Betty Elliott; and grandniece and grandnephew, Tyler and Haley Matzen, all from Florida. He was preceded in death by his son, John Brian; his sister, Barbara Ann Howell; and both his parents, John B. and Edith Willett Myers. 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LOOKING FOR SOMETHING? | OBITUARIES LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS It is T-minus two months until the launch of Southwest Florida Internationalâ€™s inaugural nonstop to San Juan, Puerto Rico. This new route from Sun Country Airlines will operate Sundays and Thursdays from May 3 through Aug. 23. Flights will start in Minneapolis-St. Paul, then stop in Fort Myers to pick up additional passengers before landing at Luis Muoz Marin International Airport. And, this month, Fort Myersâ€™ rst nonstop service to Puerto Rico has been hard to ignore. Lee County Port Authority has budgeted $75,000 to help promote the service to the capital city of San Juan. In fact, you could catch the sales pitch in a spot just before 7 a.m. NBCâ€™s â€œTodayâ€ show; before CBS Sunday Morning News; or prime time on Spanishlanguage Univision. Informally, area travel agents and business organizations are promoting the service thatâ€™s expected to generate new tourism and other business opportunities for both Fort Myers and historic San Juan â€” and beyond to the Caribbean basin and to Latin America. For example, the Hispanic American Business Alliance and the faith-based Above Board Chamber of Commerce are planning a promotional event April 29, said Leonardo Garcia, HABA president & CEO. Heâ€™s already bought a ticket for the inaugural ight. â€œThere are a lot of people who still donâ€™t know about the ights,â€ Garcia said, adding that when he mentioned it recently at a Latino symposium attracting about 100 people, â€œeverybody cheered.â€ Geraci Travel chief Bill Lawton in Fort Myers said heâ€™ll reach out to tour operators. San Juan, Lawton said, â€œisnâ€™t just a fabulous destination, but a gateway to the Caribbean and to points beyond that.â€ For cruises in the southern Caribbean, San Juan is an ideal starting point, Lawton added. Southwest Florida International already has a slew of visual reminders of the upcoming service, including digital signs near bag belts, in the airy passenger terminal atriums and on the concourses. The ights will be on 737-700 jets that seat 126 passengers. Fares, including taxes and fees, start at $119 one-way from Fort Myers and $238 one-way from Minneapolis-St. Paul, Sun Countryâ€™s base of operations. Air-and-hotel vacation packages also are available. Fort Myers-based real estate agent Maribel Sanchez hopes to catch one of the early flights. Sheâ€™s from the Dominican Republic; husband Juan Sanchez is from Ecuador. San Juan is a great place for connecting ights to Latin America and the Caribbean. And, Sanchez noted, â€œdriving to Miami or Fort Lauderdale for a ight is no fun.â€ Itâ€™s anticipated Puerto Rican residents will patronize the service as well. An advertising-andpromotions plan for them is still being developed, said Larry Chestler, Sun Country executive vice president. Tickets for the new route have been on sale since mid-November, on suncountry.com. â€œWeâ€™re encouraged by what weâ€™re seeing,â€ Chestler said. If the service succeeds, Chestler said itâ€™s possible the ights would be extended to more times of the year or service developed for other markets in the Caribbean. Said Chestler: â€œWe see this as a starting point.â€Countdown on flights to Puerto RicoBy LAURA RUANENEWS-PRESS | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSJudged flower show to bloomThe Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte garden clubs, both members of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Inc. and the National Garden Clubs Inc., Deep South Region, invite the public to a small standard ower show staged according to the rules of National Garden Clubs. Entries will be judged by nationally accredited ower show judges. The free showâ€™s overall theme is â€œHands Across the Water,â€ and it is open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. today in the Bryant Life Center at First United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda, 507 W. Marion Ave. Only members of the two garden clubs may submit entries to the show, but the public is invited to view the show. The Port Charlotte Garden Club will offer an overview of the Blue Star Marker program, which honors our veterans.The two garden clubs both believe in promoting the beautication and improvement of Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte, and offer the show as their gift to the community, as a symbol of friendship through gardening. For more information, contact Karen Noonan at 941-505-2803.Early Learning Coalition meetings setThe Early Learning Coalition of Floridaâ€™s Heartland announced meetings for March. All meetings are open to the public. The ELCFH Finance Committee Meeting will be held at 9 a.m. today at the ELCFH-DeSoto/ Hardee ofce, 4 W. Oak St., Suite H, Arcadia, as well as via conference call (call 866-628-8620 and enter participant code 504163#). The ELCFH Executive Committee Meeting will follow. 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Our Town Page 6 C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 FROM PAGE ONE basic training. And less than three months later he was ghting in North Africa. â€œOur unit went through North Africa, Sicily and the Italian campaigns,â€ he said. â€œI saw a lot of men die.â€ While passing through Milan, Ken was an eyewitness to history. â€œI saw the body of (Benito) Mussolini and his mistress hanging upside down by meat hooks,â€ he said. â€œThey had shot them both and displayed their bodies for everyone to see.â€ When his company was pinned down in Trieste, Italy, Ken picked up his machine gun and single-handedly moved close enough to keep the enemy from ring so his unit could advance. â€œThey were in a tiled roof shed, about 75 yards or so from us,â€ he said. â€œI took a belt of ammo and kept ring at the windows to keep them down so the company could move forward. When they red back at me I can still recall the splat, splat, splat of the rounds hitting all around me.â€ Kenâ€™s luck ran out when the 91st Infantry was advancing through the Po Valley. â€œA German 88 artillery shell blew me out of the foxhole,â€ he said. â€œSeveral others were killed. I spent six months in a hospital in Rome and I was sent home. I had made it.â€ Following in his brotherâ€™s footsteps, Harold Pickell, 87, enlisted in the Navy at 17 years of age. But, when his appendix burst, he had to wait his turn to serve. â€œMy rst ship was the USS Chickasaw,â€ he said. â€œIt was a seagoing tug. We went to Kwajalein. When the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, I was on duty topside and they made us wear dark glasses to protect our eyes from the blinding light.â€ From there, Harold said he was transferred to the USS Jason, a repair ship that traveled to Saipan, Okinawa and China. â€œWe had to be careful because some Japanese soldiers were hiding on these islands,â€ he said. â€œWe went ashore and went into a few caves. I almost threw up from what I saw. From the Jason I went to the USS Kermit Roosevelt and served on her until I was honorably discharged in 1948.â€ All three brothers are snowbirds who spend part of the year in El Jobean. Three other brothers, now deceased, also served during the war â€” Bill, U.S. Navy; Lester and Larry, both U.S. Army veterans. â€œMy poor mother,â€ Ray Pickell said. â€œShe worried about us all. â€œI can still see the banner hanging in our window with six blue stars on it,â€ Harold Pickell said. â€œWe all served and came home.â€SONSFROM PAGE 1 state has applied for a $2 million federal grant, covering a ve-year period, with grant recipients to be announced this fall. If that fails, the Charlotte Commission cannot afford to come to the rescue again. â€œIâ€™m very fearful that we will be charged with health care at the local level,â€ Commissioner Chris Constance said. â€œAnd I donâ€™t want to start something we canâ€™t nish.â€ Commission Chairman Bill Truex also cautioned about providing a service that no one else is willing to take on. â€œThis pit gets bigger and bigger and bigger every day and it will grow,â€ he said. â€œAnd weâ€™ll be known as the place to go.â€ However, signicant advances have been made in the ght against this extremely contagious disease, scaling down both the cost and duration of treatment. Treatment now costs about $30,000 per patient and lasts three to six months. About 80 percent of the clinicâ€™s operating cost goes toward blood testing, lab work and diagnostics. The medication, doctors and facility are provided free to the clinic. â€œI think we should help them out,â€ Commissioner Tricia Duffy said.Email: email@example.comINFUSIONFROM PAGE 1MURDOCK â€” Barbara Richter worried Tuesday that Charlotte County commissioners might create a â€œBerlin Wallâ€ in Lemon Bay Isles for those residents who like riding golf carts in their subdivision and those who donâ€™t. Richterâ€™s worries were for naught. Commissioners unanimously approved golf carts in the neighborhood. Two weeks ago, commissioners approved golf cart use for two areas of the development â€” Phases 1 and 2 of the 55years-and-older subdivision â€” where a petition suggests a majority of residents want to use golf carts on the streets. The commissioners also heard two weeks ago from residents of LBI Phases 3 and 4, who suggested the majority of their residents did not want golf carts in the streets. But the commission chambers lled Tuesday with LBI residents â€” with those in support raising yellow signs, and those opposing the golf carts raising white signs. The yellow signs clearly outnumbered the white signs. Sandy Godlewsky was one of those who opposed allowing golf carts in the streets. She and others cited safety, enforcement and liability among the reasons to ban golf carts from the roads. â€œWe are not a golng community, nor are we a gated community,â€ Godlewsky said. â€œGolf carts must share the narrow roads with fullsize cars.â€ Questions also arose as to whether or not a petition submitted to the county showed 66 percent of the LBI residents supported golf carts. A second petition suggested the majority of Phase 3 and 4 residents opposed golf carts roaming their streets. The four phases are represented by two different property owner associations â€” one association for Phases 1 and 2, and a second for Phases 3 and 4. Following directions of Public Works staff, Cheryl Miller, chairwoman of the â€œgolf club initiative,â€ said the two associations worked together and presented the original petition to all LBI residents. â€œI am requesting (commissioners) look at LBI as one entity, which it is, and regardless of the two HOA boards,â€ Miller said. Public Works Director Dan Quick assured commissioners a cursory review of that petition showed it included signatures throughout the subdivision. Lemon Bay Isles, like other subdivisions, faces certain restrictions on golf cart use: Golf carts must be equipped with efcient brakes, reliable steering, safe tires, rear-view mirrors, and red â€œwarningâ€ reectors on the front and rear of the cart. Drivers must be 14 years or older, according to state statutes. Drivers of carts are expected to obey trafccontrol devices. Carts can be operated only between the hours of sunrise and sunset. Lemon Bay Isles joins Mobile Gardens and Holiday Estates â€” permitted in 2013 â€” as â€œmainlandâ€ subdivisions in Charlotte County where golf carts are allowed on streets.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgLemon Bay Isles charged up about golf cartsBy STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY STEVE REILLYLemon Bay Isles resident Ron Schultz holds his yellow sign encouraging Charlotte County commissioners to allow residents to drive their golf carts in Lemon Bay Isles. The residents with the white signs asked commissioners to vote no to golf carts. PUNTA GORDA â€” Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity and Team Punta Gorda are collaborating once again on a reprise of the successful 2014 outreach initiative known as Paint Your Heart Out, Punta Gorda. A small army of local volunteers will work in tandem on April 11 to provide more than a half-dozen homes in the greater Punta Gorda area with a much-needed face-lift. Individual homes selected for painting share several characteristics. Among them are the homeownerâ€™s need for nancial assistance, pride of ownership and suitability of the exterior for painting. In addition to exterior painting and, in some instances, â€œlight repairs,â€ shrubs will be pruned where required, and new mailboxes will be provided by Teamâ€™s Beautication Committee. â€œWe are very excited to partner with Team Punta Gorda for the second Paint Your Heart Out, Punta Gorda project,â€ Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity CEO Mike Manseld says. â€œThis is an amazing collaboration: Habitat and Team working with local builders, businesses, churches and individuals who will forever change the lives of those in need by offering a gift of kindness through the painting of homes. This simple act will give homeowners an even greater sense of pride.â€ Among this yearâ€™s home sponsors are Charlotte State Bank & Trust, Deep Creek Community Church, Five Star Realty of Charlotte County, Gulfview Construction Management, Hoover Pressure Cleaning, the Punta Gorda Rotary Club, Weiler Engineering and West Coast Builders. Paint is being donated by Habitat for Humanity International, in conjunction with Valspar. All site-preparation materials, supplies, meals and refreshments for volunteers are being donated by local businesses and organizations. Burt Wahlburg, owner of Gulfview Construction, is the project manager. Volunteer coordination is being handled by Charlotte County Habitat. â€œOne of the reasons last yearâ€™s event was so successful was because it was embraced by the business community,â€ according to Team CEO Nancy Johnson. â€œThis yearâ€™s event is on track to be just as wonderful. Weâ€™re proud to work side by side with Charlotte County Habitat and fabulous volunteers to have such a positive neighborhood impact.â€ Volunteers will converge between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. April 11 at Deep Creek Community Church, 1500 Cooper St., Punta Gorda, for a light breakfast and a pep talk by Punta Gorda City Manager Howard Kunik. Lunch will be delivered to each home, and work is expected to be completed by midafternoon. For more information, visit www.teampuntagorda. org or www.charlotte countyhfh.org. Jan Nick is the development coordinator for Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity Email her at development@ charlottecountyhfh.org.Habitat, Team volunteers to â€˜Paint Their Hearts Outâ€™Provided by JAN NICKCHARLOTTE COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSCrossroads seeks volunteersAMIKids Crossroads has many young men from 13 to 17 years old, with great potential, hoping for someone to visit, get to know them, and possibly become their mentor or tutor. Many of these youth have experienced life in its worst form, missed a lot of school, and badly need role models that can help them with their studies and self-esteem, and get them on the right track to becoming successful adults with someone to care about them outside the staff of AMIKids Crossroads. Those who would like to visit AMIKids Crossroads are asked to call Executive Director John Davidson at 941575-5790 (for more information, visit the websites: www.amikids crossroads.org and www. facebook/supportcross roads.org). Davidson or one of his staff would be happy to provide a tour. There are many ways to help, such as regular visits to get to know the youth, participating Wednesday evenings for game night, mentoring and tutoring, assisting with weekend meals, or making donations of money and needed items. Those who decide to take a youth to lunch, a movie or dinner must attend training, which takes only about two hours. To ensure that all future training sessions are held in Charlotte County, Penny Deutsch now is providing training at the Punta Gorda Police Station. Call Deutsch at 941-627-9352 to learn more about becoming a volunteer and making a difference in the life of a young man.Special Olympics seeks volunteersSpecial Olympics Charlotte County is looking for volunteers and coaches for a wonderful group of athletes. The organization is looking for coaches for swimming, golf, power lifting, softball and bowling. This does not have to be full time; any time you can volunteer would be greatly appreciated. For more information, email info@special olympicscharlotte.org, or call 941-391-6906.Jammers registration beginsThe Punta Gorda Police Department now is accepting registrations for its summer youth basketball league, Jammers. The Jammers youth basketball program has become one of the premier leagues in Charlotte County. The league â€” which is totally free to children â€” provides young players with uniforms, trophies and other surprises throughout the summer. PGPD ofcers are coaching eight teams this year. The basketball league is open to kids ages 10 through 13, and is available to the rst 72 kids who register. A new addition to the league this year is the Jazzy Jammers, a pompom dance squad that will perform as a halftime show during the Jammersâ€™ season. Jazzy Jammers is open to young ladies, ages 6 through 13, who would rather dance and cheer than play basketball. The Jazzy Jammers program will accept the rst 20 participants who register, and also is free. To register, go to www. puntagordapolice.com. For more information about either program, contact PGPD Lt. Joe King at 941-575-5525 or at email@example.com.Free tax prep offeredThe AARP Foundationâ€™s Tax-Aid again is offering free federal tax preparation to lowand middle-income taxpayers. This year, the service will be provided by appointment only, Monday through Thursday, from now through April 14 at Port Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave. Appointments are cur rently being accepted, and must be made in person at the churchâ€™s Welcome Desk. Clients need not be retired or members of the AARP. The tax preparers are volunteers, but are trained to the IRS standards, and must be certied by the IRS every year. All returns are transmitted electronically to the IRS. Tax-Aide has been providing this ser vice in Charlotte County for more than 20 years. For more information, call Bob at 941-625-7757.Merchant Marine Veterans to meetMeetings for the MacAlvanah Chapter Merchant Marines are held at noon the second Tuesday of each month at the Family Table Restaurant, 14132 Tamiami Trail, North Port. All Merchant Mariners are invited to attend and new members welcome. For more information, contact Chapter president Pete Gannon at 248-770-4680.Army division search, reunionThe Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Armyâ€™s 2nd Infantry Division at any time. For information about the association and its 94th annual reunion, set for Sept. 22-26 in San Antonio, Texas, contact Bob Haynes at 224-225-1202 or 2idahg@ comcast.net. PETSAREGOOD FO RY OURMENTALANDPHYSICALWELLBEING.Find that special companion in the Classifieds today!
The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 www.sunnewspapers.net C Our Town Page 7 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Yacht Club spring fashion show SUN PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSHarbor Lites, the womenâ€™s auxiliary of the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, held a Spring Fashion Show Tuesday featuring fashions from Giudittaâ€™s of Punta Gorda. Pictured here are volunteer models Diana Reinhard, Carol Souzo, Anne Hicks, Marilyn Burwell, Phyllis McDaniel and Lori Williams. Sue Krasny and Marsha Starsman joined their friends, sitting, Linda Aloisi, Cathy Russo and Jean Bookout for the annual Harbor Lites event. Fashion show/luncheon co-chairwoman Audrey Walther, Doro Farham of Giudittaâ€™s of Punta Gorda, and co-chairwoman Janet Garofoli. Debra Riebling and Margaret Mytich hold the tiny pocketbooks made for each fashion show guest. Sari Knip and Jayne Dietscho volunteered at the rae ticket table. Wearing a dierent shoe on each foot, model Audrey Walther was ready for the runway. Carol Souzo gives a close-up look for one of the tables of guests. In her second outt of the show, Anne Hicks pauses for a visit with Kay Gasgarth, one of the guests. Phyllis McDaniel, wearing a perfect outt for the upcoming hot months of summer. Diabetic Care Foot Pain Foot Surgery Injuries New Patients Welcome 941-613-1919 3191 Harbor Blvd. Unit D Port Charlotte, FL 33952 adno=50478093 COMPLETE FOOT CARE Dr. Michael Metyk Podiatric Surgery NASIR KHALIDI, M.D. NEUROLOGY ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY LECTROMYOGRAPHY Headache/Sleep Problems Pain Diagnosis Face/Neck/Arm/Leg Numbness or Tingling Arms and Legs Loss of Memory or Concentration Most Insurances Accepted Harbor Professional Centre 3420 TAMIAMI TRAIL SUITE 3 PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA 941-629-2111 Please visit us at www.khalidi.net adno=50481095 STARTING AT $22,215!! 625-5056 1212 Enterprise Drive Port Charlotte, FL 33953 www.casapools.com CONSTRUCTION RENOVATION POOL SERVICE & REPAIRS POOL SUPPLY STORE Lic./Insured Lic.#CPO56749 17 Readerâ€™s Choice Awards! Complete Pool Package including cage 2014 adno=50482148 629-4311 www.susanrbrooksdds.com General Dentistry Implants Cosmetic Nitrous Oxide Dentures & One Day Repair Laser Periodontal Therapy 3440 Conway Blvd. #2A (Behind Post Office) Port Charlotte DR. SUSAN R. BROOKS Seniors are our Specialty NEW LOW COST DENTURES! HAVING A HARD TIME CHEWING? adno=50481091 adno=50482066
Our Town Page 8 C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Pedal and Play returnsTeam Punta Gorda and the Isles Yacht Club invite bicyclists of all skill levels to Pedal and Play in Paradise, with proceeds to benet the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (as part of its annual Leukemia Cup events) and Team Punta Gorda. Sign-in and registration begins at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Laishley Park Pavilion,100 Nesbit St., Punta Gorda. Rest stops will be set up along the way for morning rides, starting at 8 a.m. The City Managerâ€™s/ History Tour begins at 1 p.m., with a cost of $20, and does not include food or rest stops; lunch may be purchased for an additional $10. As a bonus, all morning riders may participate in the City Managerâ€™s/History Tour at no additional charge. Participants have ve bicycle rides to choose from: 15-mile, 30-mile, 62-mile, a 10-mile Mystery tour and the City Managerâ€™s/History Tour with Punta Gordaâ€™s City Manager Howard Kunik. Lunch begins at 11 a.m. and goes to 1:30 p.m. Enjoy live music with lunch, and a free beer for those of legal drinking age, provided by Punta Gordaâ€™s own Fat Point Brewery. Registration through today is $40. Day-of-event registration is $45.Student art exhibit, saleThe third annual Learning Place student art exhibit and sale will take place from Thursday until April 2 at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. The art will be judged and there will be awards. An opening reception will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday in the carpeted foyer by the Gertrude Street entrance.Octagon celebrates 33 yearsThe Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary will celebrate its 33rd year of business from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 41660 Horseshoe Road, south of Punta Gorda. Admission is free. The Octagon is a safe haven/home, rescue, rehabilitation and learning facility for exotic animals, such as alligators, tigers, lions, bears, leopards, cougars, sloths, macaws and primates. They all are cared for at Octagon much like assisted living and rehab facilities care for humans. Meet the volunteers, see these exotic animals up close and learn all about them. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and take your camera. There will be games, food, beverages and rafes. For more information, call 239-543-1130, or visit www.octagonwildlife.org.Special matinee scheduledThe Charlotte S ymphony Orchestra has scheduled a second special matinee performance for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 701 Carmalita St., Punta Gorda, in its season-ending salute to the classical music of the Academy Awards. It will be the orchestraâ€™s rst matinee performance, augmenting its regular 7:30 p.m. performance that day, which has been sold out. Children age 18 and younger will be admitted to the matinee performance free, when accompanied by an adult, with the purchase of a regularly priced ticket. For pricing, seating and ticket information, call 941205-9743, or visit www. charlottesymphony.com. | COMMUNITY | NEWS BRIEFS
The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 www.sunnewspapers.net C Our Town Page 9 Look for a third crossword in the Sun Classified section. LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS A Port Charlotte woman who tried to have 5 pounds of methamphetamine shipped to her last month and then ducked the cops has been caught, according to the Charlotte County Sheriffâ€™s Ofce. Law enforcement ofcials in Lee County contacted the local Sheriffâ€™s Ofce Feb. 20 to notify them a FedEx package making its way to Charlotte County possibly contained drugs. A woman serving as a condential informant reportedly told investigators the package was intended for Deborah Ann Scott, 49, who was asking the CI to deliver it. Authorities removed almost all the meth and then let the CI take the package to the meeting location: the Shell gas station on U.S. 17, just east of Exit 164 in the Solana area. Members of the CCSO were hiding there to arrest Scott. When an undercover cop, who was with the CI, tried to take the package to Scottâ€™s vehicle, Scott instructed him to bring it to another car that was in the parking lot. When the drugs were delivered, the signal was given to take down both vehicles, the sheriffâ€™s report shows. However, Scott allegedly ducked down behind the steering wheel, sped past a sheriffâ€™s vehicle try ing to block a gas station exit, blew through a red light, and headed up U.S. 17 toward Arcadia. Authorities nally caught up with the woman Monday at a home behind Murdock Middle School. Scott, of the 23000 block of Seneca Avenue, is charged with one rst-degree felony count of conspiring to trafc in meth and one seconddegree felony count of eeing to elude with wanton disregard. She is being held without bond in the Charlotte County Jail for violating her probation in two other drug-related cases. The Charlotte County Sheriffâ€™s Office reported the following arrests: Gary Lee Apple, 63, 200 block of Divinci Drive, Punta Gorda. Charge: disorderly intoxication and corruption by threat against a public servant. Bond: $6,000. Scott Donovan Collingsworth, 42, a previous inmate at the Apalachee Correctional Institution. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none. Matthew Jacob Elston, 23, of Augusta, Maine. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: possession of drug paraphernalia). Bond: none. Gary John Johnson, 66, 2600 block of Myakka Marsh Lane, El Jobean. Charges: driving with a suspended or revoked license and DUI â€” third in 10 years. Bond: $15,000. Haley Christine Kelly, 20, 18200 block of Courtland Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: two off-bond recommits and one count of petty theft. Bond: none. Kameron Michael Kennedy, 23, 18200 block of Courtland Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: petty theft and an off-bond recommit. Bond: none. Joseph Meyers, 35, 200 block of Avocado Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: violation of a county ordinance and resisting an officer. Bond: none. Almeta Ruthell Middleton, 21, of Brooklyn, N.Y. Charge: a Hardee County warrant for failing to appear on a charge of driving with a suspended license. Bond: $500. Ann Marie Papurzynski, 32, 4100 block of Bella Pasque, Venice. Charge: battery. Bond: $2,000. Tawney Shae Postal-Bronson, 23, 200 block of Pineapple St., Englewood. Charge: violation of probation (original charges: two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription). Bond: none. William Joseph Scharp, 52, 18000 block of Steele Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: battery. Bond: $2,000. Terrance Octavious Scott, 25, of Clearwater. Charge: a Pinellas County warrant for violation of probation (original charge: trespassing). Bond: none. Jason Daniel Wayo, 37, 400 block of New Pond Court, North Port. Charges: two counts of grand theft, and one count each of burglary, grand theft of a firearm, armed burglary and grand theft auto. Bond: $105,000. James Franklin Williams, 41, of Neptune Beach, Fla. Charge: failure to appear. Bond: $8,000. The Punta Gorda Police Department reported the following arrest: Dustin Michael Carpenter, 22, 12400 block of Minot Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance. â€”Compiled by Adam KregerReport: Woman tried to obtain meth through FedEx | POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffâ€™s office, Florida Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSGrant opportunities availableNeighbors across Florida soon will have an opportunity to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood Assist. This philanthropic program awards 40 causes a $25,000 grant. Anyone can submit a cause through Sunday. Ultimately, voters will decide which community improvement projects win big. Returning for its fourth year, State Farm Neighborhood Assist asks individuals to identify causes that would help make their communities safer, stronger and bettereducated. Up to 4,000 causes will be accepted. The State Farm Youth Advisory Board then will narrow the eld, using a scoring rubric to identify the top 200 submissions. The public will have a chance to vote 10 times a day from May 14 through June 3 for their favorite causes from the list of nalists. The 40 causes that receive the most votes will win a $25,000 grant. The nominations and votes will be accepted exclusively through a free Facebook app. To learn more about State Farm Neighborhood Assist or to get the free Facebook app, visit www.statefarm.com/ neighborhoodassist.Job fair announcedFlorida SouthWestern State College Charlotte Campus, 26300 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, will play host to a job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the center courtyard by the clock bell tower. This free event is open to the public, and will feature a variety of businesses looking for employees to join their workforce. Attendees are encouraged to bring rsums with them and to dress professionally. The job fair will provide employers with the oppor tunity to network with interested individuals, while allowing attendees the chance to ask questions about job openings. Positions available include full-time, part-time and internship possibilities. Currently, the following organizations have signed up to participate: Bayfront Health Port Charlotte; Career Source of Southwest Florida; Charlotte County Public Schools; Florida SouthWestern State College; the Fort Myers Police Department; HCA North & West hospitals (Fawcett Memorial and Englewood Community); Loweâ€™s; Millennium Physicians Group; the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce; the Punta Gorda Police Department; Publix; and Wells Fargo. For more information, call 941-637-5629, or visit www.FSW.edu/ careerservices.edu.Popping the Cork on CancerRelay For Life Port Charlotte and Lexington Manor will play host to the Popping the Cork on Cancer III wine-tasting fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at 20480 Veterans Blvd., Port Charlotte. Tickets are $25 each; only 125 will be sold. The event will feature ve wines from the Orange House in Punta Gorda, along with music, hors dâ€™oeuvres, a silent auction and a cork pull. For more information, call Ken Johnson at 941-625-1167, or Carol Murphy at 941-740-0104.â€˜GiveBackâ€™ to help homelessThursday through Saturday, the Ruby Tuesday at the Port Charlotte Town Center mall, 1441 Tamiami Trail, will play host to team Charlotte Rubyâ€™s â€œChompinâ€™ at the Bitâ€ GiveBack event to benet the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition. Have lunch, dinner or order takeout and 20 percent of your bill will be given to the homeless coalition. The main event will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and will have games and a rafe for more than $1,000 in gift cards for a fun evening. Visit the Facebook page for more information at CCHC Derby Team Charlotte Ruby.Free movie night offeredFor those interested in important but little-known events in American history, particularly of Native Americans and African-Americans, the ABC documentary â€œBlack Indians: An American Storyâ€ will be presented by Women Against Racism & Discrimination, as part of its ongoing fourth Thursday free movie series, at 7 p.m. Thursday at 4300 Kings Highway (Schoolhouse Square), Unit 402, Charlotte Harbor. Learn how, during the early days of our republic, these diverse groups came together, were driven apart, suffered tragedy, and bravely strove to maintain their own identities, as well as their combined identity. WAR&D believes these Americans â€” who have been pretty much forgotten, ignored and even humiliated by mainstream Americans to this day â€” are a part of our culture that needs to be appreciated, recognized and valued by our entire society. Share free snacks and beverages, and remain after the movie for commentary and discussion. For more information, call 941-833 -0245.
Our Town Page 10 C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Compassion in approach to fighting illnessOUR POSITION: â€œRight to Tryâ€ a careful, sensible option for terminally ill patients.The 2013 film â€œDallas Buyers Clubâ€ depicts the exploits of an AIDS patient in the early 1980s who defies law by smuggling unapproved pharmaceuticals across the U.S. border for himself and fellow patients. Itâ€™s a fictionalized account of one manâ€™s experience, but the skeleton of the story is accurate. AIDS/HIV patients of that era â€” well before the development of effective treatments â€” had no good options. A positive test for HIV amounted to a death sentence for hundreds of thousands. So why not try something â€” anything â€” that held the slightest promise of working, even if it meant smuggling unapproved drugs in defiance of the federal Food and Drug Administration? Similar issues apply for others facing terminal illnesses. The desire to try a therapy that gives someone a chance â€” however remote â€” seems compelling and compassionate. It is the basis for the proposed Right to Try Act, which won 6-1 approval in the Senate Committee on Health Policy last week. Senate Bill 1052 has been introduced in the Senate by Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg. The House version, introduced by Rep. Ray Pilon, R-Sarasota, is now under review of the House Banking and Insurance Committee. The bill would not unleash a torrent of pharmaceutical quackery on an unsuspecting public. It is narrowly targeted to allow patients diagnosed with terminal illness to seek treatments with an â€œinvestigational drug, biological product or deviceâ€ that passed phase one testing in FDA clinical trials. Patients would be eligible only if no other comparable treatment existed, if they weighed the risks, gave written consent and received an explicit recommendation from their doctor. It also would shield physicians from malpractice lawsuits later on. Eight states have already passed Right to Try Acts. Two more have been approved by legislatures and are waiting for gubernatorial signatures. Another two dozen states are reviewing similar bills. As Sun staff writer Bob Mudge reported this week, Brandes acknowledged his bill was not a panacea. It does not require drug companies to make treatments available; in fact, concern about FDA reaction might dissuade them from doing so. There is also nothing to compel insurers to pay for the treatment â€” undoubtedly a big drawback for those who might face enor mous bills. However, the aim is true. Brandes told Health News Florida he had friends who were so desperate they traveled abroad for cutting-edge treatments. â€œI think thatâ€™s the last thing weâ€™d want for somebody,â€ Brandes said. â€œThatâ€™s definitely the last thing Iâ€™d want for my friends, so to me itâ€™s really important for them to be able to try those options here under the care and watchful eye of their physician and with the support of their family.â€ Itâ€™s unfortunate, but likely his experience is shared by many more Floridians. Compassion and common sense dictates we join other states giving people a fighting chance for life.Disappointed by seafood festEditor: We attended the Punta Gorda Seafood Festival and were very disappointed. Weâ€™ve attended seafood festivals up and down the East Coast and this was the worst of all weâ€™ve participated in. Most seafood festivals have â€œmaximumâ€ seafood choices and a few â€œmiscellaneousâ€ vendors. This was the opposite. Of the 15-plus vendors, only three had fish/seafood options. One had salmon, one had mullet, and the last had fish tacos and lobster options. The lobster vendor clearly was the most popular. My husband waited on line for a lobster roll for 90 minutes. People were giving up their place in line and opting for a hot dog from a push cart, or pork sandwiches, or corn on the cob. No one wants to spend a Saturday standing in line. The event should have been promoted as just a festival, not a seafood festival. What a disappointment, with Charlotte Harbor being the fishing capital of the world. Iâ€™m hoping for a better Seafood Fest next year.Michele Teubert Punta GordaNo wonder people donâ€™t voteEditor: Florida politics. We elect politicians to go to Tallahassee and look after our best interest in quality of life. In the past, they have spent many countless hours and money fighting over the size of to-go containers of beer and protect the pockets of Anheuser-Busch, which I happen to like, by the way. It seems they have spent countless hours in keeping 64-ounce containers out of the hands of the public. Really. Put people in jail if they use 64-ounce containers to sell their product? Iâ€™m just wondering if you must break another law to get arrested? Drive car while texting? Yep, thatâ€™s OK. Sell your beer in a 64-ounce container? Youâ€™re going to jail. Really! And you wonder why people donâ€™t go out and vote.Butch Erny Port CharlotteDigest Fox with a pinch of saltEditor: I occasionally watch Fox News just to hear its side of â€œfair and balanced news.â€ During the run-up to the Israeli election, I heard a panel lambaste the president for using Chicago-style politics by interfering in Israeli internal politics. Participants were freaking out over the prospect of Netanyahu losing the elections. It would obviously humiliate a Republican Congress which only a few days earlier gave a delirious welcome to this duplicitous leader whose goal was to undermine sensitive international negotiations aimed at restraining Iranâ€™s nuclear program. The concern I have is that my friends are accepting the â€œfactsâ€ from Fox News as gospel. They even write letters to the editor regurgitating, verbatim, the garbage Fox News dishes out as â€œfair and balanced.â€ I respect my Jewish friendsâ€™ desire to protect Israel. I applaud them. Because of their prominence, their influence on U.S. politics is far more significant than the influence that socialist from Chicago exerts on Israeli politics. Both Democrats and Republicans respond like Pavlovâ€™s dogs to any per ceived threat to the state of Israel. A fortress Israel will not save it from the hostility of its immediate neighbors, indeed from the hostility of the entire world. Netanyahu is the wrong messiah, and Fox News needs to be taken with a dose of salt.Rom Mattesich Punta GordaWhy not drop homestead exemptions?Editor: The front page article in todayâ€™s paper, â€œHomestead fraud jig may be up,â€ is a sad note on Florida tax policy and an exposure of a vindictive, â€œxenophobic,â€ government attitude (to borrow a recently used letter to the editor word). I still have my 2005 non-resident â€œNotice of Proposed Property Taxesâ€ showing a proposed tax of $3,987 on the home I bought in Harbour Heights for $70,000 in 2000. The tax was increased to $4,587 with the subsequent, $600 MSBU tax for canal dredging for a total tax at 542 percent of the $846 tax I originally paid in 2000. Fair? Thievery? Rather than snooping around for â€œhomestead fraud,â€ either intended or inadvertent, a simple solution to this would be to gradually drop all homestead exemptions and adjust the millage rate to compensate â€” but, then, there is that xenophobic thing. Now, about MSBU taxes!Peter Wohld Harbour HeightsWarmists blindly parroting ctionsEditor: I am responding to a letter about global warming in the Sun on March 21 concerning ice cover and sea level. Concerning the disappear ance of ice: Based on satellite monitoring, the Antarctic ice sheet is actually at record extent and Arctic ice is up by 63 percent since 2012. Perhaps this is related to climate having not warmed in 22 years, because of the slight cooling of the sun, expected to last for several decades. Also, according to the letter, the Navy is getting ready for massive sea level rise by 2050 by raising piers at Norfolk. In fact, the sea level has been rising for over 10,000 years and now is rising slightly slower than the average rate, 333 mm per century. Thatâ€™s slightly under 4.5 inches by 2050. Raising piers in response to a 4.5 inch rise in sea level? Youâ€™re joking! Of course, sea level can rise by more than average, if youâ€™re living on a subducting continental plate, and many people are. Thatâ€™s a bit subtle for the warmists, and mentioning it wouldnâ€™t support their fraud. So to you warmists, a conundrum. Did you know that increasing surface ice reflects more sunlight, and could kick off another ice age? Do you prefer more warmth and food, or a huge decrease in arable land, mass starvation and severely bitter winters? Apparently, credulity is an incurable disease: 22 years of flat to downward temperature trend, and the warmists just keep blindly parroting the same fictions.John R. Doner Port Charlotte Pot possession legal in Florida?Editor: During the past couple of weeks we encountered a situation that we had not thought of. We met several snowbirds who are here for a varied length of time and spend money we appreciate. Now for the question. In the states these people come fr om, marijuana is legal, and they have it in their possession and use it. Now what is our and their legal position on this?Ed, Susan Knueven Port CharlotteEdgewater closing a real inconvenienceEditor: The closing of part of Edgewater is a great inconvenience to us. At the same time construction is going on for U.S. 41. The least the county could have done is to improve the synchronization of stoplights along U.S. 41. Even postponing construction until after the snowbirds leave would have been some small help. One would think that with all the money from the one cent, make that 1 percent additional sales tax that money could be found to fix that problem. Perhaps getting rid of stoplights and creating roundabouts is a solution they might consider, not. The county says it will save them about $2 million by closing Edgewater for two years; that equates to about $1,300 savings each day that thousands of residents and tourists suffer gridlock. With an aging population, many wonâ€™t even be with us by the time they finish. Having traveled Edgewater for six years, I never found it overcrowded. Marty Hill Port CharlotteWhat next for drink names?Editor: So, the PC police have gone after a local company because they were offended that they named a beer after a drink that is known and served in almost every bar in the country. I have to wonder, what is next? Will we have to now order a spicy, tomato juice, vodka cocktail because the Bloody Mary was named after a queen who executed hundred of Protestants? Are we going to have to order a Kahlua, Baileyâ€™s, Grand Marnier shot instead of a B-52 because they were used to bomb and kill thousands of people? No more Kamikaze shots, either, just think of all the people who lost family members during WWII. I mean seriously, where does it end? Pretty soon we are going to see decapod crustacean scampi on menus throughout town because the word shrimp is offensive to people of small stature. Shouldnâ€™t this brewery also have to change its name? The word â€œfatâ€ could be very offensive to people with a weight problem. The city of Punta Gorda probably also needs to change its name. How do you say â€œWelcome to Husky Pointâ€ in Spanish?Emerson Bodiford Charlotte Harbor OUR VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name â€” not initials. 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The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 www.sunnewspapers.net C Our Town Page 11 A great deal of planning and coordination led to the 25-month Edgewater Drive Phase 2 (EP2) Improvements project, the project that included the closure of Edgewater Drive on March 2. Representatives of the Charlotte County public works departmentâ€™s engineering division met with the Charlotte County Board of Commissioners in public meetings several times over ve years to review, revise and nalize plans that included expanding two miles of Edgewater Drive from two lanes to a divided four-lane residential roadway. In addition to replacing the water and sanitary sewer main and an irrigation main, there will be installation of a grass median, landscaping, decorative lighting and bridge railing, and sidewalks. The Sunrise Waterway, East Spring Lake and West Spring Lake bridges are being replaced and roundabouts added at Midway Boulevard, Lakeview Boulevard, West Tarpon Boulevard and Port Charlotte Boulevard. The goals in making these improvements were established early in the process: to improve safety and mobility for the traveling public, including drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians; to preserve and enhance the economic, historic, scenic and natural qualities of the roadway system; to enhance mobility for local residents for day-to-day activities; and to improve a critical corridor that provides a secondary hurricane evacuation route from coastal to inland areas. Now, three weeks since the closure, motorists are becoming accustomed to the new trafc patterns. Some days are tougher than others, but we are all working to adjust our routes. While closing Edgewater Drive and the bridges simultaneously was admittedly a difcult decision, it was a decision that was not made in a vacuum. Residents had opportunity for input at public meetings, including a survey regarding elements of the project. When given a choice between leaving the bridges open and shifting one lane of trafc in each direction as structures are built and demolished, or detouring and closing the bridges at different times to construct replacement bridges in a single phase, 80 per cent chose the detour option to save $2 million â€” roughly 25 percent of this portion of the project â€” and avoid up to six months of additional delays. Prior to implementation, the EP2 project team met with stakeholders to ensure communication was coordinated among the sheriffâ€™s ofce, emergency response personnel, Charlotte County Utilities, the Charlotte County school board transportation department, the Marine Advisory Committee, community servicesâ€™ parks and natural resources division, the U.S. Postal Service, UPS and FedEx. Additionally, more than 120 residents attended an open house in January to ask questions of the project team, which includes OwenAmes-Kimball Co., contractor; Southwest Engineering & Design; American Consulting; and both Charlotte County engineering and CCU. Those who attended had the opportunity to review maps of the detour plan and construction staging zones and learn more about how roundabouts will enhance the project. To date, more than 1,600 users have visited GoEP2.com, where all project information is available 24/7. Since January, 270 individuals have signed up through GoEP2.com for updates on construction and information for park visitors and boaters, as well as trafc alerts via email and text. Residents can contact the project team through the website or the project hotline at 941-62-GoEP2 (941624-6372) to voice their concerns or questions. We will continue to keep you informed through each step of this important project. I encourage you to visit GoEP2.com regularly and sign up for email and text alerts to keep current on closures and other timely news. Even at this early stage, weâ€™re making strong progress on the project and appreciate your patience as we work to improve this critical corridor for Charlotte Countyâ€™s future. We welcome your feedback via the website or hotline anytime. Ray Sandrock is the Charlotte County administrator. Readers may reach him at raymond. sandrock@charlotte. com. Edgewater Drive: Preparing Charlotte Countyâ€™s future Ray Sandrock I met with members of the Team Punta Gorda Bicycle Friendly Communities Committee to discuss what steps should be undertaken to upgrade from the current Honorable Mention designation from the League of American Bicyclists. The League has established ve compliance areas â€” engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement, and evaluation and planning. Team will take a lead role in development of an overall plan (with assistance from city staff) that will be presented to City Council when completed. As part of the cityâ€™s efforts to promote bicycle safety awareness, police vehicles display a decal that highlights Feet Please â€” Itâ€™s The Lawâ€ in which a vehicle must be three feet away from a bicyclist when passing. We are currently in the process of placing these decals on all city vehicles. Subway leaseSubway has informed the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) that it will not exercise its option to renew its lease that expires June 10, 2015. Subway was one of the rst tenants to locate at Herald Court Centre. The CRAâ€™s leasing agent will begin a search to nd a suitable tenant in Subwayâ€™s place.Media mentionPickleballCentral. com recently published a story on Pickleball Pro Kyle Yates who mentioned Gilchrist Park was his favorite venue to play pickleball. To read the story, go to blog. pickleballcentral.com.Bird cutCity Council will hold a workshop at 5:30 p.m., April 6, at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center regarding a proposed Alligator Creek Access to Charlotte Harbor (aka Bird Section Cut Through). The intent of the meeting is for City Council and staff to obtain input from the community pertaining to issues that need to be addressed in the projectplanning process as well as overall thoughts about the project. At a future council meeting, staff will present a summary of such issues and a project-implementation plan that includes timelines for key decision points â€” engineering and permitting, proposed assessment area survey, renement of costs, etc.Homes for HeroesMayor Carolyn Freeland, Vice Mayor Kim Devine and Councilwoman Nancy Prafke were honored to welcome Sgt. Merrick McKenzie to his new home in Burnt Store Isles. He was given his home mortgage free from Chase Bank through the Building Homes for Heroes program. Building Homes for Heroes is a national nonprot that builds and renovates homes for wounded veterans that served during the Iraq and Afghanistan conicts. Last year 17 homes were given to heroes in Florida and this year they hope to make that 30. This is the rst in our area. Welcome Home Sgt. McKenzie!Volunteer opportunitiesVolunteer in Policing (VIP) program is cur rently in need of volunteers for our records section. Members of the community interested in volunteering with the police department are encouraged to contact the volunteer services coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 941-575-5535.Facebook questionThe past weekâ€™s question pertaining to what programs or curriculum should be offered if Western Michigan locates a satellite campus in Punta Gorda generated only one comment. So we are changing the subject matter to focus on our effort to revamp the cityâ€™s website. Did you know that some of the most used links on our current city website are job listings, directions, history or tour information? As we begin laying out our new design, we would like you to tell us about services and/or features that you would like to see incorporated into the new website or made quicker and easier to locate and use. Join the conversation tomorrow at www/facebook.com/ CityOfPuntaGorda and let us know your opinion. Howard Kunik is the Punta Gorda city manager. Readers may reach him at citymgr@ ci.punta-gorda..us. Bicycle-friendly community efforts ongoing Howard Kunik VIEWPOINT 1 0 0 M a d r i d B o u l e v a r d , S u i t e 4 1 4 B a n k o f A m e r i c a P a r k i n g L o t NEW PATIENTS ARE WELCOME. 575-2626 Please call for an appointment. 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Our Town Page 12 C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 FROM PAGE ONE which orients visitors to the stateâ€™s history. Several exhibits provide the messy history of the natives and the Europeans, along with the Seminole Wars. The history of Tampaâ€™s cigar business also is interesting and includes a model of an old cigar factory, which was purposely built with large, open windows facing north and smaller ones on the south side to provide constant air ow. The models describe the functions performed on each level of the building. For example, â€œTobacco was prepared on the uppermost oor, where moistened leaves were stripped of stems,â€ the sign states. â€œThe delicate ngers of women and children performed this task before child labor laws.â€ Visitors also can learn about the Port of Tampa, the cityâ€™s history of sports, and much more. After exploring the 60,000-square-foot museum, take a break and grab some food in the Columbia Cafe inside the Tampa Bay History Center, which is just as good as the original Ybor City restaurant. There also is a small gift shop attached to the museum. The Florida Aquarium and Channelside are within walking distance (for those who are healthy), which can turn a half-day into a full day of fun in Tampa. Christy Feinberg is a senior writer/columnist for the Sun newspapers. You can email her at email@example.com.CHRISTYFROM PAGE 1 The Operation Drumbeat: Nazi Threat in the Gulf exhibit, which features this World War II-era German Seehund replica, is on display through April. SUN PHOTOS BY CHRISTY FEINBERGCigars are a part of Tampaâ€™s history, as is reected in this exhibit at the Tampa Bay History Center. Be sure to eat in the Columbia Cafe inside the Tampa Bay History Center, which is just as good as the original Ybor City restaurant. More than 80,000 people visit the Tampa Bay History Center each year. â€œCaptain Morgan,â€ by Don Maitz, is one of the many colorful paintings in The Art of Piracy: Pirates in Modern Culture exhibit. | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSLane closures announcedThe Florida Department of Transportationâ€™s District One, contractor, Guymann Construction Inc., is expanding four-lane U.S. 41 to six lanes from Enterprise Drive to Salford Boulevard. This 3.6-mile project also includes making roadway drainage improvements, installing water and sewer lines, adding bike lanes and sidewalks, and replacing signals at Enterprise Drive, Toledo Blade Boulevard and South Cranberry/ Cornelius boulevards. Motorists should expect periodic lane closures between Collingswood and Toledo Blade boulevards, Warrington Boulevard and Longley Drive, and Dahlgren Avenue and Salford Boulevard during nighttime/overnight hours from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. March 29 through April 3. Drivers should be aware of construction vehicles and equipment entering and exiting the roadway. The $31 million project is expected to nish in the spring of 2017. For more information, visit www. swroads.com.Nominate, support kids who do â€˜Rightâ€™The Punta Gorda Police Department is searching for Charlotte County students to be nominated for its Do the Right Thing program. Since 1995, when DTRT was created, more than 900 children, from prekinder garten through high school, have been recognized for displaying acts of heroism, honesty, kindness and academic achievement. Five students are chosen from the selection process, and are honored the rst Thursday of each month during the school year at Punta Gorda City Council Chambers in City Hall. They are presented trophies; certicates of recognition from local, state and federal ofcials; a key to the city of Punta Gorda; a backpack full of school supplies and treats; and gift certicates from area businesses and restaurants. The DTRT program also is looking for local businesses to be sponsors, with levels including: Chiefâ€™s Platinum, $1,500; Captainâ€™s Gold, $1,000; Lieutenantâ€™s Silver, $500; and Kidâ€™s Bronze, $100 to $500. For more information on nominating a student or becoming a sponsor, visit www.ci.punta-gorda..us/ depts/police/police_dtrt. html, or call Cpl. Tony Pribble at 941-639-4111.Habitat dedication setCharlotte County Habitat for Humanity invites the public to participate in its 2015 Apostle Build Dedication and luncheon at 11 a.m. Thursday at 362 Lawler St., Port Charlotte. The organization would like to thank nine local churches for their fundraising for this project and their volunteer hours to build the home. For more information about the celebration, contact Jan Nick at 941-639-3162, ext. 407.IF YOU GOWHAT: Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily COST: adults, $12.95; seniors (65-plus), kids (13-17) and students with an ID, $10.95; children (4-12), $7.95; kids 3 and younger, free. MILITARY DISCOUNT: The museum offers $2 off regular admission for active and retired military members and their families. Military ID is required. PARKING: Park in the blue Amalie Arena lot, which is free with admission to the museum. MORE INFO: www.tampabayhistorycenter.org or 813-228-0097 adno=50477496 301 W. Olympia Ave., Punta Gorda 575-2273 www.drmarkgraf.com F o r m e r f a c u l t y m e m b e r o f Former faculty member of M a r q u e t t e U n i v e r s i t y Marquette University S c h o o l o f D e n t i s t r y School of DentistryG e n e r a l & I m p l a n t G eneral & Implant D e n t i s t r y Dentistry adno=50481071 Bethany L. Walden, Au. D . 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Our Town Page 14 C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Please join us from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ruby Tuesday for our Business Card Exchange. The BCX is a great way to meet your fellow chamber members in a casual setting, while munching on hors dâ€™oeuvres and enjoying some adult beverages, if you wish. If thereâ€™s someone in the crowd that youâ€™d like to meet and do business with, please ask the staff or a member of Chamber ACTION and weâ€™ll make the introductions. And, if you plan to stay for dinner, Ruby Tuesday is doing a â€œGiveBackâ€ to the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition. See you there. Due to an accident on the southbound bridge and â€œthe day after the night beforeâ€ (St. Patrickâ€™s Day) blues, the attendance at our Third Wednesday Coffee was just plain awful. Jeri Ebbole with BMO Harris Bank, the Coffee sponsor, had some interesting things to share, and Iâ€™ll mention one â€” their Bank at Work for the Chamber program, which includes a personal account with no maintenance fee, a MasterCard debit card (with chip technology), online banking with free bill pay, free traveler checks and money orders, and more. Call or stop in the bank for more details. The Charlotte, Englewood, North Port, Punta Gorda and Venice chambers will gather May 7 at the Charlotte Stone Crabs game for meeting and greeting before the 6:30 p.m. matchup with the St. Lucie Mets. This Joint Chamber Mixer starts at 5 p.m. on the boardwalk in left center eld, and tickets are $11. That includes your seat, a large hot dog, chips and a 12-ounce fountain drink or beer. Plus, itâ€™s Thirsty Thursday with drink specials. You can purchase your tickets in the chamber store. Visit www.leadership charlotte.net for details on the May 16 Leadership Charlotte Class of 2015 â€œGiving Back to the Futureâ€ fundraiser with music, food and fun. The Goldtones will open for The BoogieMen, who are celebrating their 25th anniversary. Itâ€™s going to be a great evening! Julie Mathis is executive director of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce. Email her at jmathis@ charlottecountychamber. org.Plenty of chances to meet, mingle Charlotte County ChamberJulie Mathis | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSGolf tourney to benefit veteransThe annual shotgun golf tournament to benet veterans is set for 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Port Charlotte Golf Club, 22400 Gleneagles Terrace. Register in advance by calling Rosie DeMedio at 941-625-2574.General meeting set for TuesdayThe Charlotte Players will hold its general membership meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the rehearsal hall at 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte. Refreshments will be provided; guests welcome. For more information, call 941-255-1022, or visit www. charlotteplayers.org. BREAKINGNEWS!Log onto www.sunnewspapers.net f or the latest updates. adno=50482099 ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE HOMELESS COALITION Call 941.763.2195 For Details We Need Your HELP!!!! Letâ€™s Fill The Truck With canned goods, cereal, rice, pasta and personal itemsS U N D A Y S U N D A Y SUNDAY M A R C H 2 9 T H M A R C H 2 9 T H MARCH 29TH A L L D A Y A L L D A Y ALL DAY AT PORKYâ€™S IN SCHOOLHOUSE SQUARE 50477202 BAPTIST P e a c e R i v e r B a p t i s t C h u r c h 478 Berry Street, Punta Gorda www.peaceriverbaptistfl.org Jim Stultz, Pastor Jim Reuter, Music Minister 637-6768 Palm Sunday Services: 8:30am, 11:00am & 6:00pm Good Friday Service: April 3, 2pm Easter Cantata: Thurs., April 2 & Fri., April 3, 7pm Easter Sunday Morning Worship: 8:30am & 11:00am Sunday School All Ages: 9:45am No Evening Service CATHOLIC ST. CHARLES BORROMEO CATHOLIC CHURCH 2500 Easy St., Port Charlotte 941-625-4754 Easter Triduum Celebration Times: April 2 Holy Thursday Morning Prayer 8:30am, Mass Of The Last Supper, 7pm *Followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until Midnight in the Parish Center April 3 Good Friday Morning Prayer 8:30am, Stations of the Cross 12 Noon Passion & Veneration, 3pm Divine Mercy Novena After Veneration The Passion of Christ(Movie), 7pm, (Movie Showing in Parish Center) April 4 Holy Saturday Morning Prayer 8:30am, *Food Baskets will be blessed after the morning prayer. (No Confessions Will Be Heard) Easter Mass Schedule: April 4 Easter Vigil 8:15pm (Saturday Evening) April 5 Easter Sunday: 7:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm (Creole) www.stcharlespc.org adno=50429705 EPISCOPAL St. James Episcopal Church Palm Sunday Service 8am & 10:30am 3/30-4/4 (Mon.-Sat.) Morning Prayer 7:30am Daily 3/30-4/4 (Mon.-Sat.) â€œStations of the Crossâ€ 5:30pm Daily Maundy Thursday Services 6:00pm Good Friday Service 12:00 Noon 3:00pm Easter Sunrise Service 6:00am 6:30am Easter Services8:00am & 10:30am 1365 Vizcaya Dr., Port Charlotte 627-4000 The Rev Very Cesar Olivero, Pastor INTER DENOMINATION DEEP CREEK COMMUNITY CHURCH 941-235-REAL 1500 Cooper Street Palm Sunday Services Sat., 6:30pm & Sun., 9am & 11am at Church FREE EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA Sun. 4/5, 9:15am Gates Open 9:30am Family Fun on Field 10:00am Easter Celebration Service 11:00am Easter Eggstravaganza Begins 1:00pm Easter Eggstravaganza Ends Charlotte High Football Stadium, 1250 Cooper St. Punta Gorda Egg Hunt for Ages 1 12 Donâ€™t Miss this One!! FUN for ALL! OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH LCMC Meeting in the El Jobean Community League 14344 Jamison Way, Port Charlotte Palm Sunday: March 29, 10am Blessing of the Palms Maunday Thurs: April 2, 6pm Around The Table Communion Good Friday: April 3, 6pm Service of Darkness Easter Sunday: April 5, 10am Ringing of the Bells For information, phone (941)766-7567 or (941) 764-8646 ALL ARE WELCOME LUTHERAN BAPTIST Murdock Baptist Church 18375 Cochran Blvd. 941-627-6352 Easter Sunday Celebration Services 9am & 10:30pm Watch our previous services online at www.MurdockBaptistChurch.com Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MurdockBaptistChurch CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Genesis Christian Church of the Nazarene 19150 Helena Ave., Port Charlotte, FL 33948 (941) 627-0248 Palm Sunday (3/29) Worship Service is at 10am. Our emphasis is Friend Day, so come with a friend and worship with us. Saturday, 4/4, 6-7:30m. Resurrection Childrenâ€™s Event! We will enjoy a game, egg hunt and a fun craft project. Bring your children for a fun Easter family event at our beautiful playground area! Sunday, 4/5, Wonderful Breakfast at 9:00am and Worship Service at 10:00am. Come find out more about your RISEN Savior and best friend! CHRISTIAN MURDOCK CHRISTIAN CHURCH 17500 Elmwood Ave., Murdock 255-1858 Minister Keith Sergent Palm Sunday Service at 10:30am Good Friday Service 7:30pm to 8:30pm Easter Sunday Service at 10:30am LUTHERAN FAITH LCMS PUNTA GORDA Maundy Thursday (w/communion) 7:30pm Good Friday Worship Prayer Vigil Noon Tenebrae 7:30pm Sat. Easter Vigil 5:30pm (Contemporary w/communion) Easter Sonrise 6:30am Easter Celebration 9:30am (Both w/communion) 4005 Palm Drive 941-639-6309 www.FaithLutheranPG.com COMMUNITY CHURCH 5600 South Biscayne Drive, North Port, FL 34287 Worship Services at Main Campus: 5600 S. Biscayne Dr. (Combined Main & East Worship Services Easter Weekend) *Sat. Worship Service at 7:00pm Sunday Services *Sunrise Service at 7:00am *Worship Service at 9:30am *Youth Outdoor Service at 9:30am 6400 West Price Blvd., North Port, FL 34291 www.newhopenp.org LUTHERAN CHRIST THE KING Lutheran (WELS) 766-9357 Corner of Kings Highway and 23456 Olean Blvd. Palm Sunday Service at 9:30am Theme: Real Palms For A Real King Sunday School & Bible Discovery 10:45am Good Friday Worship (April 3) 6:00pm Theme: Living Words From A Dying Friend LUTHERAN LIVING WATERS LUTHERAN CHURCH & PRESCHOOL, ELCA 12475 Chancellor Blvd. (North Port Blvd. & Chancellor) North Port 941-625-8090 Palm Sunday 8:15 & 10:00am Maundy Thursday 7:00pm Good Friday 7:00pm Easter Sunday Celebration Services 8:15 & 10:00am Rev. Dr. Dell Shiell W e W e l c o m e S n o w b i r d s ! We Welcome Snowbirds! www.LivingWatersLutheran.com ASSEMBLY OF GOD LATINO Iglesia Cristiana â€œEdificando Genteâ€, Inc. Transformando vidas en la comunidad y en las naciones Pastores Samuel y Sofia Rodriguez Dias de Servicios Estudio Biblico mircoles 6:30pm Culto Mayor-Domingos 10:45am Pastor Cell: (941) 286-4159 Facebook: iglesiacristianaedificandogenteinc. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Annual Easter Egg Hunt ALL FREE Saturday, April 4th, 4pm to 7pm Egg Hunt Ages 12 and Under 19048 Edgewater Dr., Port Charlotte, FL 33948 www.clclive.org (941) 629-0999 Games & Prizes, 5,000 Eggs, Puppet Show, Face Painting, Bounce Houses, Free Food, Candy Having Grand Prize Drawings CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH Congregational United Church of Christ Reverend Dr. Jean M. Simpson 1201 Aqui Esta Dr., Punta Gorda www.puntagorda-ucc.com (941) 637-8443 Palm Sunday & Easter Sunday Services: 10am Maundy Thursday: 5pm with Soup Supper Full Service and Communion Following Good Friday Service: 12pm BAPTIST Easter Sunday 8:00 Traditional Worship 9:30 Band-Led Worship 11:00 Blended Worship 12:30 Hispanic Service 20035 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte, FL 33952 941-629-0444 www.LovingFamilies.US adno=50482777
The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 www.sunnewspapers.net C Our Town Page 15 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS PUNTA GORDA â€” What do Aiken, S.C., and Punta Gorda, Fla., have in common? Well, for a eeting moment, City Manager Howard Kunik. Kunik was on a short list of potential candidates for the position of Aiken city manager. But Monday, the Aiken City Council voted unanimously to give the $136,000-a-year job to former Massachusetts state Rep. John C. Klimm. â€œAiken was one of those unique opportunities you have to explore,â€ Kunik said. â€œNow that that option is off the table, there are no plans to go anywhere.â€ City leaders were relieved to hear the news, but none was as happy as Mayor Carolyn Freeland. â€œDelighted, just delighted!â€ exclaimed Freeland, after hearing that Kunik would be staying put. â€œWe have so many issues to deal with this year,â€ she said. â€œIâ€™m delighted Howard will be here to work on them with (the) City Council.â€ Kunik, who became city manager in April 2005, said the Aiken opportunity appeared quite by chance. About a year ago, Kunik said, he and his wife Helen were driving back to Punta Gorda from North Carolina and decided to stop in Aiken, a small historic city known for its equestrian community. Helen, an avid horse rider, had heard about it through friends and wanted to check out the town. It turns out, Aiken has a charm to it, just like Punta Gorda, Kunik said. The city is 175 years old, with roughly double the population. The couple enjoyed their visit and returned home a few days later, not thinking anything of it. A few months later, Kunik received an email from a corporate recruiter notifying him of the opportunity in Aiken. â€œI get those kinds of emails all the time and I just throw them away,â€ Kunik said. â€œBut this one was interesting.â€ For one thing, he said, Aiken offered an equestrian lifestyle that matched Helenâ€™s love of horseback riding. Second, it has historic character similar to Punta Gorda. But, more important, he said, it was one of those rare opportunities that came at just the right moment. As it stands, Kunik is part of the Deferred Retirement Option Program, better known as DROP. That means he must retire in three years. â€œSo I considered it, figuring, â€˜Itâ€™s now or never,â€™â€ he said. But itâ€™s a moot issue now. The 64-year-old has no plans to go anywhere. â€œIt would take something really special for us to even consider permanently moving,â€ he said with a chuckle. â€œPunta Gorda has three more years to kick me around.â€Email: email@example.comCity manager staying putBy BRENDA BARBOSASTAFF WRITER Find it in the CLASSIFIEDS! LOOKING FOR SOMETHING? Voted Best Ophthalmologist 2011 2014 624-4500 www.zusmaneyecarecenter.com adno=50481074 METHODIST CLEVELAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PALM SUNDAY (3/29) 9:30am Traditiona l 11:00am Contemporary MAUNDY THURSDAY (4/2) 6:00pm GOOD FRIDAY (4/3) 6:00pm EASTER SUNDAY (4/5) Sunrise Service 6:45am (Laishley Park bring chair) ALSO EASTER SUNDAY 9:30am Traditional 11:00am Contemporary 28038 Cleveland Ave., Punta Gorda (941) 639-2775 METHODIST PORT CHARLOTTE UNITED METHODIST 21075 Quesada Ave. 625-4356 Brian James, Pasto r Palm Sunday Worship, 8am, 9:30am & 11:00am Maundy Thursday Service 6:30pm Good Friday Service 6:30pm Saturday Prayer, 10am-Noon New Beginnings Park Sunrise Breakfast 6am to 8am Fellowship Hall Sunrise Worship 7am, New Beginnings Park Worship 8:00am, 9:30am, 11am METHODIST Easter Morning April 5th, 7:45am Laishley Park (Please bring a chair) First United Methodist Church 507 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda Cleveland United Methodist Church 28038 Cleveland Ave., Punta Gorda Burnt Store Presbyterian Church 11330 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda 941-639-0001 www.bspconline.org 2 miles south of Burnt Store Road and Tamiami Trail intersection Palm Sunday, Sun., March 29: 8:15 and 11am Maundy Thursday April 2: 7:00pm Worship and Communion as we remember the Last Supper. Good Friday, April 3: 7PM Special Worship - â€œStation Of The Crossâ€ Easter Sunday, April 5: 8:15 and 11AM Celebrating the Resurrection at Traditional Services; 9:40AM Contemporary Easter Worship Service Regular Sunday Services: 8:15 and 11AM Traditional Worship; 9:40AM Contemporary Worship; 9:40 & 11AM FaithWorks Classes; 11AM MY PLACE Youth Group Bible Study; 12PM MY PLACE Youth Group Mission PRESBYTERIAN PRESBYTERIAN FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PUNTA GORDA 25250 Airport Rd., Punta Gord a 639-1959 Rev. 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Marion Sortore Easter Services Maundy Thursday Service April 2, 2015, 6:30pm Good Friday Service April 3, 2015, 6:30pm Easter Sunday Sunrise Service At Bayshore Pavilion, April 5, 2015, 7am Easter Worship Service April 5, 2015, 10am METHODIST TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 4285 Wesley Lane, North Port, FL 34287 941-426-1734 Pastor George Dzyndra Easter Sunrise Service 7:00am Light Refreshments Easter Worship Service 9:00am Brunch following. Community is cordially invited. Weekly Worship Service at 9:00am Sunday School at 10:30am Wintergarden Presbyterian 18305 Wintergarden Ave., Port Charlotte, FL 33948 (Between Pellam & Collingswood) 941-743-5335 Palm Sunday Hymn Sing: 10:30am Maundy Thursday Service: 6:30pm Easter Sunday Service: 10:30am Renegade Gospel Resurrection Rev. Devon Ducheneau PRESBYTERIAN St. Paulâ€™s Presbyterian Church 5550 S. Sumter Blvd, North Port, FL 34287 941-426-2552 www.stpaulspres-noahsark.com HOLY WEEK ACTIVITIES Palm Sunday, March 29 Service 9am Contemporary 10:30am Traditional Maundy Thursday, April 2 â€œThe Living Last Supperâ€ 7pm Communion Easter Sunday April 5 Service 9am Contemporary 10:30am Traditional Communion PRESBYTERIAN FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PORT CHARLOTTE 2230 Harriet St. Between Midway & Gibralter Palm Sunday 3/29 8:30am Gospel Service 10:30am Traditional Service Holy Week Mon. 3/30 thru Wed., 4/1, 6pm-7pm 4/2 Maundy Thursday 6pm-7pm 4/3 Good Friday Noon 3pm Black Saturday 4/4 7pm 8pm Easter Sunday 4/5 7am Sunrise Service 8:30am Gospel Service 10:30 Traditional Service 625-5045 www.fpcpc.com PRESBYTERIAN PILGRIM CHURCH Helping people to know Christ & grow in their faith March 29 Palm Sunday 8:00am Traditional Service 10:00am Contemporary Services March 29 Easter Eggstravaganza 11:00am 1:00pm April 2 Maundy Thursday Dinner 5:00pm/Service 6:30pm April 3 Good Friday Lunch 12:00pm/Service 1:00pm April 4 Saturday South Port Service 9:00am April 5 EASTER Sunrise Service at Nav-a-gator 7:00am (Rain Location Pilgrim Church) Traditional Service 8:00am Contemporary Services 10:00am 24515 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33980 941-629-2633 UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST LUTHERAN LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE CROSS LCMS 2300 Luther Road, Port Charlotte 627-6060 Rev. 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Our Town Page 16 C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Meals on Wheels of Charlotte County, which celebrated Meals on Wheels Day Tuesday, distributes meals to county residents who are unable to prepare nutritious meals for themselves. The organization is in need of volunteer drivers to deliver these meals Monday through Friday. A volunteer driver may volunteer once a week, once every other week, or once a month. The delivery routes are in the Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte areas. Delivery of meals usually is completed in an hour and a half. For more information, call 941-625-4343.Meals on Wheels Day Linda Force, Judy Brown and Marissa Snyder work the back room of the Thrift Shop. SUN PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSCelebrating Meals on Wheels Day in Charlotte County, members of the Charlotte County Sheriâ€™s Oce, like Deputy First Class Joe Fiorini, helped to deliver meals throughout the county. Volunteer Sushila Cherianâ€™s rst stop of the day with Fiorini was a meal to Susan Severance in Punta Gorda. At Meals on Wheels in Port Charlotte, kitchen manager Sandy Henning and part-time staer Sheila Benecke ll, wrap and pack an average of 150 meals a day. Arlene Flanders and Debbie Amaral arrange a few of the coolers lled with meals. Board president Henry Ereth and operations manager Merle Larson bring out the cookies for the noon celebration and reading of a proclamation. Volunteer cashiers in the Thrift Shop: Kay Tooke and Nadine Fountain. Volunteer Ontario Presley helps to load Elaine Balfour-Richardsâ€™ van with meals to be delivered. Longtime volunteer Tom Hughes helps volunteer driver Bob Updegra load his trunk. Tom and Lisa Millitzer were among the volunteer drivers Tuesday. Looking outside the Meals on Wheels door, Thrift Shop manager Judy Brown checks for donations or new volunteers, both of which are needed on a daily basis to support the Charlotte County Meals on Wheels program. REMODELING?...REPLACING?...UPGRADING? rf WINDOWS FULL LINE OF BUILDING SUPPLY MATERIALS rf nfrfrtfbrf FREE ESTIMATES rfntftnnb ntbttntn adno=50482757 WINDOWS FULLLINEOF BUILDINGSUPPLYMATERIALS
www.sunnewspapers.net WEDNESDAY MARCH 25, 2015 T he Wire INSIDE The Dow slipped 104.90 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,011.14. â€” Page 6 â€” Mixed signals sink US stocks Although that still would leave about 37 million people uninsured, itâ€™s the lowest level measured in more than 15 years. â€” Page 2 â€”Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obamaâ€™s law STATE NATIONAL WORLD BUSINESS WEATHER 1. Black box found from aircraft in France Initial information about what caused the Germanwings jet to crash, apparently killing all 150 aboard, should be available â€œrela tively quickly,â€ an airlines executive says. See page 1.2. US agrees to slow its pullout from Afghanistan In a shift from his previous plan, Obama says the U.S. will leave its 9,800 troops currently in Afghanistan in place rather than downsizing to 5,500 by yearâ€™s end. See page 1.3. Nursing home bills jack up insurance In 2014, the median bill for a shared room topped $6,000 a month. See page 1.4. US-led aircraft fly over Tikrit The flights and intelligence sharing began on Saturday. See page 9.5. Iran says â€˜noâ€™ to snap inspections An Iranian official rebuked the chief of the U.N. atomic agency for demanding snap inspections of atomic sites. See page 9.6. GOP wants to save money on Medicaid The savings would offset the cost of doctor fee hikes under Medicare. See page 2.7. Floridaâ€™s economy growing more diverse While tourism and retirees will aways be important, other factors are growing in impact. Florida is seeing job growth in transportation and logistics, technology and life science sectors. See page 8.8. VA to relax 40-mile rule for patients Veterans will have an easier time proving their distance from a treatment site. See page 2.9. US new home sales surge in February Sales of new U.S. homes climbed to their fastest pace in seven years, as an otherwise dormant housing market showed fresh signs of life. Sales jumped up 7.8 percent last month. See page 2.10. Angelina Jolie undergoes more preventive surgery The film star revealed Tuesday that she has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer. See page 9.10 things to knowWASHINGTON â€” In a policy shift, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he will slow the planned drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and keep the remaining 9,800 troops there through the end of this year, although he still plans to end Americaâ€™s longest war before he leaves ofce. The new deadline reects both a surge in ghting by insurgents in Afghanistan, and Obamaâ€™s apparently fruitful relationship with the countryâ€™s new president, Ashraf Ghani, who is visiting Washington. The Obama administration previously had planned to cut the U.S. military force to about 5,500 troops this year as part of a phased withdrawal of nearly all U.S. troops by the end of next year. At a White House news conference with Ghani, Obama said he still intends to end the U.S. military role and shrink the force to a security and training operation based at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, the Afghan capital. The deadline for the Afghanistan troop withdrawal slowsBy CHRISTI PARSONS and DAVID S. CLOUDTRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES WRITERS AP PHOTOPresident Barack Obama speaks during a joint news confer ence with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Tuesday, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.SLOWS | 5 SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France â€” A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an unexplained eight-minute dive Tuesday midway through a ight from Spain to Germany, apparently killing all 150 people on board. The victims included two babies, two opera singers and 16 German high school students and their teachers returning from an exchange trip to Spain. It was the deadliest crash in France in decades. The Airbus A320 operated by Germanwings, a budget subsidiary of Lufthansa, was less than an hour from landing in Duesseldorf on a ight from Barcelona when it unexpectedly went into a rapid descent. The pilots sent out no distress call and had lost radio contact with their control Plane â€˜pulverizedâ€™By GREG KELLER and ANGELA CHARLTONASSOCIATED PRESS WRITERSAll 150 passengers perish on flight from Spain to Germany AP PHOTODebris of the Germanwings passenger jet is scattered on the mountainside near Seyne les Alpes, French Alps, Tuesday. A Germanwings passenger jet carrying at least 150 people crashed Tuesday in a snowy, remote section of the French Alps, as it scattered pulverized debris across the mountain. PLANE | 5 NEW YORK â€” Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the soaring cost of caring for the elderly. Plan ahead and buy a policy that will cover your expenses. Now, thereâ€™s a new problem: Even insurers think itâ€™s unaffordable. Life insurance rms pitched longterm care policies as the prudent way for Americans to shoulder the cost of staying in nursing homes. But those same companies have found that longterm-care policies are squeezing their prots. Earnings for life insurers slid 11 percent in the most recent quarter, according to Moodyâ€™s Investors Service, and long-term care was the chief culprit. â€œInsurers that sell these products lose money on them,â€ says Vincent Lui, a life-insurance analyst at Morningstar. â€œSo theyâ€™re raising prices and also trying to get out of the business right and left.â€ Four of the ve largest providers â€” including Manulife and MetLife â€” have either scaled back their business or stopped selling new policies, according to Moodyâ€™s. The largest provider, Genworth Financial, continues to offer them, yet Nursing home bills drive insurance hikesBy MATTHEW CRAFTASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER AP FILE PHOTOIn this Feb. 28, 2013, le photo, Tina Reese leads a word game for residents at a nursing home in Lancaster, Pa.HIKES | 5 TALLAHASSEE â€” With a budget stalemate still possible, the Republican-controlled Florida House on Tuesday rolled out a hefty package of tax cuts and tax breaks that it wants to push through during this yearâ€™s session. House leaders are pitching nearly $700 million in tax cuts, including a substantial cut in the taxes charged on cellphones and cable television, a three-day back to school sales tax holiday, and exempting college textbooks from sales taxes. â€œWe want to send that money back to the kitchen tables all across this great state, because the decisions made at the kitchen table about how to spend money are always better than the decisions made by politicians far away,â€ said Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Fort Walton Beach Republican and main sponsor of the tax package. The House package includes more than a dozen tax breaks, ranging from sparing school booster groups from paying taxes for concessions to creating a sales tax holiday for small businesses in late November. It also includes tax breaks being sought by some of the stateâ€™s business interest groups, including a slight reduction in the tax now charged on commercial leases. The biggest part of the $690 million package is a reduction in the taxes now charged on cellphones and cable television. The proposed cut would save the average Floridian about $40 a year and would divert nearly $500 million out of the stateâ€™s main Fla. House seeks tax cut on cellphonesBy GARY FINEOUTASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER the kitchen table better than the deci sions made by CELLPHONES | 5
Page 2 WIRE www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 NATIONAL NEWS | NATIONLeaders expect House passage of bill helping Medicare docsWASHINGTON (AP) â€” House leaders predicted Tuesday that their chamber will approve a bipartisan compromise this week preventing deep cuts in physiciansâ€™ Medicare fees and extending health care funds for children and low-income people. After weeks of private talks between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, top Republicans and Democrats released nal details of their agreement on Tuesday. Though they released no gures, the package is expected to have a 10-year price tag of around $210 billion, with two-thirds of it nanced by adding to federal decits. Boehner, R-Ohio, said one major accomplishment is the measureâ€™s increase in medical premiums paid by high-income Medicare recipients. That marks a rare though modest bipartisan agreement to retool the costly health insurance program for the elderly, which is an important selling point to conservatives usually opposed to boosting federal red ink.VA says it will relax 40-mile rule for private medical careWASHINGTON (AP) â€” Responding to pressure from Congress and veterans groups, the Department of Veterans Affairs is relaxing a rule that makes it hard for some veterans in rural areas to prove they live at least 40 miles from a VA health site. The change comes amid complaints from lawmakers and advocates who say the VAâ€™s current policy has prevented thousands of veterans from taking advantage of a new law intended to allow veterans in remote areas to gain access to federally paid medical care from local doctors. The VA said it will now measure the 40-mile trip by driving miles as calculated by Google maps or other sites, rather than as the crow ies, as currently interpreted. The rule change is expected to roughly double the number of eligible veterans.Higher gas costs lift US consumer pricesWASHINGTON (AP) â€” A slight rise in gas costs and broad increases in other categories lifted consumer prices in February, a welcome sign after three straight months of declines that had pointed to excessively low ination. The consumer price index rose 0.2 percent, the Labor Department said Tuesday, after having sunk 0.7 percent in January â€” the biggest drop in six years. Gas prices have plummeted since June, dramatically lowering ination. They fell for seven straight months before rising 2.4 percent in February, the government said. Prices at the pump are still nearly 33 percent lower than a year ago. Largely as a result, consumer prices were unchanged over the 12 months that ended in February after having slipped 0.1 percent in January compared with a year earlier. Excluding gas, prices have been more stable.US new-home sales surge in FebruaryWASHINGTON (AP) â€” Sales of new U.S. homes in February climbed to their fastest pace in seven years, as an otherwise dormant housing market showed fresh signs of life. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that new-home sales shot up 7.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000, the strongest performance since February 2008. January sales were revised up nearly 4 percent to a rate of 500,000. Other parts of the housing market have struggled since 2015 got off to a frigid start, despite historically low mortgage rates and a sharp, year long upswing in hiring. The shift upward in purchases of newly built homes may suggest that the job growth is spilling over to other parts of the economy. WASHINGTON (AP) â€” The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul ve years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although that still would leave about 37 million people uninsured, itâ€™s the lowest level measured in more than 15 years. The most dramatic change took place in comparing 2013 with the rst nine months of 2014. As the health care lawâ€™s major coverage expansion was taking effect, the number of uninsured people fell by 7.6 million over that time. Thatâ€™s â€œmuch bigger than can possibly be explained by the economy,â€ said Larry Levitt of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation. â€œThe vast majority has to be due to the Affordable Care Act.â€ Monday was the lawâ€™s fth anniversary, and supporters and detractors again clashed over its impact. Obama says the law in many ways is â€œworking even better than anticipated.â€ House Speaker John Boehner says it amounts to a â€œlegacy of broken promises.â€ The health care law offers subsidized private coverage to people who donâ€™t have access to it on the job, as well as an expanded version of Medicaid geared to low-income adults, in states accepting it. The White House says 16 million people have gained health insurance, a considerably higher estimate than Tuesdayâ€™s ndings from CDCâ€™s National Center for Health Statistics. The gures cited by the White House cover a longer period of time, through the beginning of this month. That includes the lawâ€™s second sign-up season. The estimate was produced by the principal policy adviser to Health and Human Services Sylvia M. Burwell. The CDC reports compared the rst nine months of 2014 with annual statistics going back as far as 1997, from the National Health Interview Survey. Among the highlights: The number of uninsured dropped from 48.6 million in 2010 to 37.2 million for the period from January to September last year. That amounted to 11.4 million fewer uninsured since the signing of the health care law. In 2014, about 27 million people said they had been without coverage for more than a year. Some 6.8 million people were covered through the health care lawâ€™s new insurance markets during July-Sept. of 2014. The most signicant coverage gains last year came among adults ages 18-64. Nearly 40 million were uninsured in 2013. CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obamaâ€™s law AP PHOTOIn this March 23, 2010, photo, President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington. WASHINGTON (AP) â€” House Republicans quietly deepened recommended budget savings from the governmentâ€™s chief health care program for the poor by about $140 billion in recent weeks to offset part of the cost of higher payments to doctors who treat Medicare patients, according to ofcials familiar with the tradeoff. The maneuver comes as Republicans in both houses struggle with competing priorities, in this case a desire to stabilize what is widely viewed as a dysfunctional system of provider pay ments under Medicare, while pursuing a 10-year goal of balancing the budget. Neither budget documents nor publicly available material related to the doctor fee legislation contain any refer ence to the decision to reap greater savings from Medicaid, a federal-state program that provides health care for the low-income. Republican ofcials who described the decision did so on condition of anonymity, saying they had not been authorized to discuss it. A spokesman for the House Budget Committee, Ryan Murphy, said the 10-year plan headed for a oor vote accounts for the cost of the Medicare physician legislation, as it does for â€œall the costs incurred in our budget and gets us to balance within 10 years.â€ Unlike several other ofcials, he declined to say if the decision had been made recently to deepen the projected savings from a benet program for one population in order to pay higher costs for another program serving a difference slice of the country. At its core, the Medicare legislation would block a 21 percent cut threatened for April 1 in fees paid to doctors who treat seniors. It also would replace a 1997 law that has threatened similar reductions for years with a guaranteed modest increase in fee payments. At the same time, it would tie fees to a new formula aimed at encouraging physicians to charge based on the quality of care, not the quantity. Congress has voted well over a dozen times in the past 18 years to extend the existing law, but Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that House Republicans â€œhave no intentionsâ€ of passing another one. He predicted the replacement measure would pass this week, and urged the Senate to agree â€œas quickly as possible.â€ The price tag for Medicare fee legislation, which has support from Democrats and Republicans, has been pegged at about $210 billion over a decade. Of that amount, about $35 billion would be offset by raising the amount that upper-income seniors pay for their care under the program.GOP hits Medicaid to offset doc fee hikes adno=50471071 adno=50471075 adno=50471072 Thomas Quigley, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon F R E E E Y E E X A M F O R N E W P A T I E N T S complete medical exam with one of our board certified eye doctors includes prescription for eyeglasses, and tests for cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases. 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The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 www.sunnewspapers.net WIRE Page 5 FROM PAGE ONE ALMANAC Today is Wednesday, March 25, the 84th day of 2015. There are 281 days left in the year. Today in history On March 25, 1965, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led 25,000 people to the Alabama state capitol in Montgomery after a five-day march from Selma to protest the denial of voting rights to blacks. Later that day, civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo, a white Detroit homemaker, was shot and killed by Ku Klux Klansmen as she drove a black volunteer to the airport. On this dateIn 1306, Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scots. In 1634, English colonists sent by Lord Baltimore arrived in present-day Maryland. In 1776, Gen. George Wash ington, commander of the Conti nental Army, was awarded the first Congressional Gold Medal by the Continental Congress. In 1865, during the Civil War, Confederate forces attacked Fort Stedman in Virginia but were forced to withdraw because of counterattacking Union troops. In 1911, 146 people, mostly young female immigrants, were killed when fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. in New York. In 1915, the U.S. Navy lost its first commissioned submarine as the USS F-4 sank off Hawaii, claiming the lives of all 21 crew members. In 1924, the Second Hellenic Republic was proclaimed in Greece. In 1947, a coal mine explosion in Centralia, Illinois, claimed 111 lives. In 1954, RCA announced it had begun producing color television sets at its plant in Bloomington, Indiana. In 1985, â€œAmadeusâ€ won eight Academy Awards, including best picture, best director for Milos Forman and best actor for F. Murray Abraham. In 1990, 87 people, most of them Honduran and Dominican immigrants, were killed when fire raced through an illegal social club in New York City. Todayâ€™s birthdays Movie reviewer Gene Shalit is 89. Former astronaut James Lovell is 87. Feminist activist and author Gloria Steinem is 81. Singer Anita Bryant is 75. Singer Aretha Franklin is 73. Singer Elton John is 68. Actor James McDaniel is 57. Movie producer Amy Pascal is 57. Rock musician Steve Norman (Spandau Ballet) is 55. Actress Brenda Strong is 55. Actor Fred Goss is 54. Actor-writ er-director John Stockwell is 54. Author Kate DiCamillo is 51. Actress Lisa Gay Hamilton is 51. Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is 50. Actor Laz Alonso (TV: â€œThe Mysteries of Lauraâ€) is 44. Singer Melanie Blatt (All Saints) is 40. Actor Domenick Lombardozzi is 39. Actor Lee Pace is 36. Actor Sean Faris is 33. Auto racer Danica Patrick is 33. Actress-singer Katharine McPhee is 31. Singer Jason Castro (â€œAmerican Idolâ€) is 28. ROME (AP) â€” Pope Francis, who recently lamented he canâ€™t slip out and get a pizza like he used to, finally got a pie â€” albeit one hand-delivered to his popemobile. Pizza maker Enzo Cacialli had a pie on hand as Francis sped by the Naples waterfront Saturday during his one-day visit to the city famous for its pizza. In a video made by a co-worker at the â€œDon Ernestoâ€ pizzeria, Cacialli is seen getting close enough to the popemobile to make the delivery as the crowd behind him cheers. Cacialli, whose father made pizza for a visiting President Bill Clinton in 1994, told Naplesâ€™ Il Mattino that he used yellow tomatoes rather than red to reflect the colors of the Holy See.ODD NEWS Pope gets his pizza â€” albeit hand-deliveredbudget account. A cut in the tax known ofcially as the â€œcommunication services taxâ€ is one of this yearâ€™s top priorities for Gov. Rick Scott. Scott himself rolled out a $673 million tax cut package, but House leaders arenâ€™t embracing all of the changes he is seeking. Scott wanted another small cut in the stateâ€™s corporate income tax â€” which was once a key part of his -7-7â€ plan to turn around the stateâ€™s economy â€” but House leaders did not include it in their package. Gaetz said House members decided instead to offer tax breaks in targeted business areas. While the House rolled out its tax package with fanfare, Senate Republicans have remained relatively mum on what taxes they would support cutting this year. Senate President Andy Gardiner said his chamber wants to resolve other budget items before deciding on a tax cut package. Senate Republicans worry that Florida will lose more than $1 billion in federal aid now being used to help hospitals treat the poor and uninsured. The Senate has crafted a replacement program but the House has not included the extra money in its budget proposal. Right now the House and Senate proposed budgets differ by more than $4 billion in spending. â€œI donâ€™t think weâ€™re anywhere near even talking about what the number is,â€ Gardiner said on Tuesday. â€œThereâ€™s still a lot of things that have to be resolved before you can get to that point.â€CELLPHONESFROM PAGE 1 has struggled under the weight of rising costs. The trends behind the industryâ€™s troubles sound like good news outside the world of insurance. Older Americans are healthier and living longer. But that makes it difcult for the industry to turn a prot. Stays in nursing homes tend to last longer, so insurers have to pay out more in benets than they had planned. For older Americans and their families, however, there are few options besides private insurance. Medicare doesnâ€™t cover nursing home stays except in certain cir cumstances. The Obama Administration had planned to make a longterm insurance program part of the Affordable Care Act but eventually abandoned it. Sean Dargan, an analyst at Macquarie Group, an Australiabased investment bank, expects to see more people turning to Medicaid, the governmentâ€™s health insurance for the poor, to cover the costs of care. â€œIt could really blow a hole through state budgets,â€ he says. â€œI think states and the federal government are going to need to think creatively to nd a way out of this.â€ For insurance companies, long-term care has proven to be a tough business. Genworth, based in Richmond, Va., has turned in losses for two straight quarters. On March 2, the company reported that it discovered errors in its accounting for funds set aside to cover long-term care claims, knocking its stock down 5 percent in a single day. Analysts say problems with these policies explain why Genworth has lost more than half its market value over the past year, plunging from $17 to a recent $7.79. â€œTheir single biggest product is long-term care, and look at their share price,â€ Lui says. â€œItâ€™s one trouble after another.â€ In an interview with The Associated Press, Tom McInerney, Genworthâ€™s CEO, says his company has been taking steps to make long-term care insur ance a viable business, raising prices on older policies, introducing new products and throwing out their previous assumptions. â€œThereâ€™s clearly a very high need for these policies,â€ McInerney says. â€œGiven high demand and the limited number of insurers offering it today, I think it can be a very good industry going forward.â€ When they began selling policies widely in the 1980s, the industry made a slew of assumptions about how long people would live, health care costs, and interest rates. Nearly all of them turned out wrong, analysts say. Take life spans. At nearly 79 years, overall life expectancy in the U.S. has never been higher, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thatâ€™s the biggest issue, analysts say, because it means more people who took out policies stick around to make claims, moving into nursing homes and asking insur ance companies to help cover the steep bills. The rate for staying at a nursing home has gone up an average of 4 percent every year for the last ve years, according to Genworthâ€™s annual survey. In 2014, the median bill for a shared room topped $6,000 a month.HIKESFROM PAGE 1 center, Franceâ€™s aviation authority said, deepening the mystery. While investigators searched through debris from Flight 9525 on steep and desolate slopes, families across Europe reeled with shock and grief. Sobbing relatives at both airports were led away by airport workers and crisis counselors. â€œThe site is a picture of horror. The grief of the families and friends is immeasurable,â€ German Foreign Minister FrankWalter Steinmeier said after being own over the crash scene. â€œWe must now stand together. We are united in our great grief.â€ It took investigators hours to reach the site, led by mountain guides to the craggy ravine in the southern French Alps, not far from the Italian border and the French Riviera. Video shot from a helicopter and aired by BFM TV showed rescuers walking in the crevices of a rocky mountainside scattered with plane parts. Photos of the crash site showed white ecks of debris across a mountain and larger airplane body sections with windows. A helicopter crew that landed briey in the area saw no signs of life, French ofcials said. â€œEverything is pulver ized. The largest pieces of debris are the size of a small car. No one can access the site from the ground,â€ Gilbert Sauvan, president of the general council, Alpes-de-HauteProvence, told The Associated Press. â€œThis is pretty much the worst thing you can imagine,â€ said Bodo Klimpel, mayor of the German town of Haltern, rent with sorrow after losing 16 10th-graders and their two teachers. The White House and the airline chief said there was no sign that terrorism was involved, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged reporters not to speculate on the cause. â€œWe still donâ€™t know much beyond the bare information on the ight, and there should be no speculation on the cause of the crash,â€ she said in Berlin. â€œAll that will be investigated thoroughly.â€ Lufthansa Vice President Heike Birlenbach told reporters in Barcelona that for now â€œwe say it is an accident.â€ In Washington, the White House said American ofcials were in contact with their French, Spanish and German counterparts. â€œThere is no indication of a nexus to terrorism at this time,â€ said U.S. National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan. Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy were to visit the site Wednesday. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said a black box had been located at the crash site and â€œwill be immediately investigated.â€ He did not say whether it was the ight data recorder or the cockpit voice recorder. The two devices â€” actually orange boxes designed to survive extreme heat and pressure â€” should provide investigators with a second-by-second timeline of the planeâ€™s ight. The voice recorder takes audio feeds from four microphones within the cockpit and records all the conversations between the pilots, air trafc controllers as well as any noises heard in the cockpit. The ight data recorder captures 25 hoursâ€™ worth of information on the position and condition of almost every major part in a plane. Germanwings is low-cost carrier owned by Lufthansa, Germanyâ€™s biggest airline, and serves mostly European destinations. Tuesdayâ€™s crash was its rst involving passenger deaths since it began operating in 2002. The Germanwings logo, normally maroon and yellow, was blacked out on its Twitter feed.PLANEFROM PAGE 1 â€œnormalization of our presence in Afghanistan remains the end of 2016,â€ Obama said. â€œThat hasnâ€™t changed. Our transition out of a combat role has not changed.â€ But he said he had decided to leave the additional U.S. troops in place this year â€œso we donâ€™t have to go back, so we donâ€™t have to respond in an emergency because terrorist activities are being launched from Afghanistan.â€ Administration critics worry that the troop pullout may leave Afghanistan vulnerable to a renewed insur gency. They blame the White House decision to pull all U.S. troops from Iraq in 2011 for creating conditions that led to the growth of Islamic State, the Sunni militant group that now controls about a third of Iraq. Obama made it clear that he was willing to slow the withdrawal from Afghanistan in part because of his relationship with Ghani, an American-educated technocrat who replaced Hamid Karzai, who often was harshly critical of U.S. aims and policies even as American troops were fighting in his country. The shift, Obama said, â€œreflects the reinvigorated partner ship with Afghanistan.â€ He said the goal is to make Afghanistan more secure and to prevent terrorist groups from launching attacks there. Ghani, who is making his first official trip to Washington since he took office, has used his meetings at the Pentagon and the White House to urge the administration to slow the planned troop withdrawal to help his government fend off Taliban insurgents and secure political reforms. Speaking in English at the news conference, Ghani vowed that his government will â€œspeak truth to terror.â€ U.S. troops no longer engage in ground combat in Afghanistan and are mostly confined to bases as trainers and advisers. Afghan forces have suffered heavy casualties as they seek to hold ground where U.S. and coalition forces previously fought. â€œAs weâ€™ve drawn down,â€ Obama said, â€œtheyâ€™ve stood up. Theyâ€™re getting better month by month.â€SLOWSFROM PAGE 1 | BRIEFS FROM TALLAHASSEEHouse panel moves school choice billTALLAHASSEE (News Service of Florida) â€” A wide-ranging bill that would allow parents more freedom to choose where their children go to school was overwhelmingly approved Tuesday by a House panel, even as some critics and educators worried the legislation is moving too quickly. The measure (HB 1145) â€” sponsored by Rep. Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor â€” was approved by the House K-12 Subcommittee in an 11-2 vote, with two Democrats joining the panelâ€™s nine Republicans in voting for the bill. It would allow parents to transfer their students to any school in the state that had not reached 90 percent of its capacity, regardless of county lines. It would also require districts to set up a process for parents to request that their children be removed from teachersâ€™ classes. Supporters have touted the legislation as the logical extension of the stateâ€™s school-choice reform movement, while opponents have raised questions about whether the process could be orderly. Senate adopts parts of House water policyTALLAHASSEE (News Service of Florida) â€” The Houseâ€™s business-friendly approach to protecting Lake Okeechobee has been added to the Senateâ€™s plan for new water policies for the state. The Senate Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved changes to its version of the water policy bill (SB 918), which is deemed stronger by environmentalists for the stateâ€™s natural springs. The Senate proposal, which also seeks to develop a statewide trail system and increase public access to conservation lands for recreation, is more project-focused than the House plan, which was approved in a 106-9 vote on the third day of the legislative session. The water-policy proposals, while backed by many legislators, are considered separate from a voter-approved requirement to increase spending on water and land projects in the Senate and House budgets. Committee Chairman Charlie Dean, an Inverness Republican who is sponsor ing the waterpolicy bill, said his proposal is still a work in progress. â€œThere is no perfection in this bill or anybody elseâ€™s bill,â€ Dean said.Senate takes pot into its own handsTALLAHASSEE (News Service of Florida) â€” Facing another legal challenge to the stateâ€™s attempt to craft a framework for a medical-marijuana industry, a Senate committee moved forward Tuesday with a measure that would jump-start the process after hearing from dozens of speakers who objected that the proposal does not go far enough. Senate Regulated Industries Chairman Rob Bradley, who was instrumental in passing a law last year that legalized non-euphoric cannabis for patients with cancer or chronic muscle spasms, is pushing a new plan that would expand the types of patients who would be eligible for the treatment. The plan also includes specics about how the Florida Department of Health would choose nurseries that can grow, process and distribute the substance.
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We didnâ€™t pay our kids for good grades, but I canâ€™t really think of a strong argument not to pay them for success in school. You could say you shouldnâ€™t pay them because itâ€™s something theyâ€™re expected to do anyway. But you could also make the same point where chores around the house are concerned, too. We paid our kids to do some chores, but really the point is not about the economic value. Itâ€™s the fact that you want your kids to associate work with money. I still meet people my age and older who havenâ€™t made that connection. Work creates money, and thatâ€™s an important thing to teach your kids. Once theyâ€™ve created some money by working, then you want to use those moments to teach them to save, spend and give wisely. You can do this around the subject of grades if you want. Thereâ€™s probably a valid case to be made that getting an â€œAâ€ takes a lot more work than getting a â€œC.â€ Youâ€™re certainly not obligated to pay them for work or grades, but if you donâ€™t do some of this â€” and teach them the proper ways to handle the money they earn â€” youâ€™ll miss out on a lot of fantastic teachable moments. â€” Dave Making grown-up choicesDear Dave: My husband and I are on Baby Step 2 of your plan. Weâ€™ve got our starter emergency fund of $1,000 in the bank, and weâ€™re busy paying off credit cards and unpaid taxes from previous years. He thinks itâ€™s okay to take trips and save up for other fun things while weâ€™re doing this, but I disagree. I want to cut out all extra spending and pay off our debt as fast as possible. â€” Laura Dear Laura: Itâ€™s okay to do those things in the general philosophy of life. Unfortunately, thatâ€™s not what I teach when it comes to getting out of debt and gaining control of your nances. The reason people are successful following my plan is because I teach common sense combined with an unbridled, scorched-earth kind of intensity. Letâ€™s take a closer look at this. You have unpaid taxes, not to mention credit card debt hanging over your heads, and heâ€™s talking about going on a trip and saving up for toys? Thatâ€™s completely irresponsible. Thereâ€™s a process here. Thereâ€™s an idea and a concept behind what I teach, and when you plug into it, youâ€™re going to start moving in a positive direction. In short, behaviors have to change, Laura. The more dramatically they change, the better results you get and the faster you x things. But if you donâ€™t plug into it, you guys are going to keep getting the same results! â€” Dave Follow Dave on Twitter at @DaveRamsey and on the Web at www. daveramsey.com.Pay for grades?Dave Ramsey NEW YORK (AP) â€” U.S. stocks dropped Tuesday as investors weighed company news and the latest report on consumer prices. Signs that the dollar could resume its recent surge also made investors nervous. Homebuilders bucked the trend, gaining after sales of new U.S. homes in February climbed to their fastest pace in seven years. The stock market has drifted lower for two straight days. The declines follow a rally in the market last week when Federal Reserve policymakers surprised investors by suggesting they were in no hurry to raise interest rates. Those low rates have helped power a six-year bull run for stocks. â€œWeâ€™re in something of a holding pattern as markets continue to digest all thatâ€™s going on,â€ said Kristina Hooper, U.S. investment strategist at Allianz Global Investors. The Standard & Poorâ€™s 500 index fell 12.92 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,091.50 Tuesday. The Dow slipped 104.90 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,011.14. The Nasdaq composite fell 16.25 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,994.73. Stocks were little changed throughout the morning before drifting lower in the afternoon. The slump in stocks coincided with a rally in the dollar. The U.S. currency had started the day lower against the euro before erasing those losses. The dollar index, which measures the strength of the U.S. currency against a basket of others such as the euro and Japanese yen, has climbed 15 percent in the last six months. That rise has already weighed on the earnings of companies such as Coca-Cola and Caterpillar that rely on overseas sales for a large portion of their earnings. S&P 500 companies start reporting results for the rst quarter next month. â€œThe dollar overall is something that everyone is watching, everyone is nervous about it, with earnings season coming up,â€ said JJ Kinahan, chief market strategist at TD Ameritrade.Mixed signals sink US stocks The old email bag got some relief last week but still groans at the seams. Letâ€™s read some more general interest questions. Faithful reader John writes, â€œDriver Update Scanner, do I want to get into this? Apparently it comes from McAfee and I am supposed to register with passwords and other information â€” and I think somewhere along the line, a charge is involved. Is it legitimate?â€ Drivers are software packages that tell hardware such as video cards, wireless network adaptors, and keyboards how to do their jobs. Without a driver, two things happen, either the device wonâ€™t work, or Windows loads a generic driver to make the device work until the correct driver is installed. PC makers occasionally update a driver that was packaged with the PC, but generally if it isnâ€™t broke donâ€™t x it. Major PC manufacturers provide updated drivers on their websites if necessary, and some even arrange to make updates available with Windows Updates if it is a critical update. The drawbacks to driver update programs is that they cost money, will only verify existing drivers on the computer, and most of them run all the time for something that rarely happens, using resources that are then not available to us. To see just how out of date our drivers are with out spending a dime, open Device Manager from the Control Panel. There we nd a list of hardware on our binary buddy. Expand each category such as Display Adapters. Under the heading will be the name of the hardware. Right click on it and from the context menu that appears choose Update Driver Software. We will nd that there are no available updates for almost any of them. If there are, Windows will update that driver to the newest version at no charge. Loyal follower Rae scribes, â€œMy new laptop is acting up, disc drive wonâ€™t open.â€ A recalcitrant disc drive or DVD drive door that wonâ€™t open is very common. Reasons range from dirt, to unnished recording or playback or sometimes the drive just stops working. Unfortunately, be assured that this will occur with the most important disk we have in the drive. There are several steps we can take to open the drive door before, as one client did, we take a steak knife to it. The client nally got the door broken off and the disk out, however the disk had suffered mortal steak knife wounds. An easier process would have been to open My Computer and nd the icon for the disk drive (generally drive D or E), right mouse click on it and from the context menu click on Eject. If that fails to open the drive door, look carefully with light and magnify ing glass if necessary for a tiny hole on the face of the drive door. Insert a straightened paperclip into the hole and push gently to manually release the drive door. Once open, retrieve the disk, use some compressed air to blow out dust or dirt and see if the issue is resolved. Court Nederveld owns his own computer consulting and xit service â€” Bits, Bytes & Chips Computer Services. He makes house calls! You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 941-626-3285.Do you need the Driver Update Scanner? Bits & BytesCourt Nederveld
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Page 8 WIRE www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 STATE NEWS | HEADLINE NEWS FROM AROUND THE STATEHendry monkey farm condemned by opponentsHENDRY COUNTY (News Press) â€” Members of the media far outnumbered activists at a Tuesday morning press conference in front of the Hendry County Courthouse. The event was to call attention to the new Bioculture monkey breeding facility near Immokalee. Independent TV journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell was among those speaking out against the new primate facility. Built on whatâ€™s called Panther Tracts, the 640-acre property is already home to Primate Products, which has oper ated there since 1990. Not one, but two new primate facilities in The Hendry Bioculture project has been in the works since at least 2012, but never received any public hearing because itâ€™s leased from Panther Tracts, and such arrangements are covered by its original permits. Even so, activists expressed shock and indignation that residents werenâ€™t alerted to the facility. Theyâ€™re already suing the county for alleged Sunshine Law violations over another facility on the Lee/ Hendry border. â€œWeâ€™re not crazy animal people (but) what are they hiding?â€ asked Fort Myers animal activist Bobbie Henderson.Police: Man charged with killing he tried to pin on anotherCLEARWATER (AP) â€” Clearwater police have charged a 50-year-old man with a 2006 slaying that they say he tried to pin on someone else. Kenneth Missey is charged with rst-degree murder for allegedly shooting 64-year-old security guard Bill Williams during a robbery at a Faireld Inn. Police say the masked robber shot Williams as he tried to come to the desk clerkâ€™s aid. They say Missey contacted detectives and Crime Stoppers after the shooting, claiming he had information that another man was the killer. Detectives say he even sent them three rounds from the gun that shot Williams and then turned over the gun itself in hopes of getting a reward. Detectives discovered, however, that the man Missey accused was in prison at the time of Williamsâ€™ slaying.Deputies: Man high on bath salts attacks fire chiefDAYTONA BEACH (AP) â€” Deputies say a Volusia County Fire Services battalion chief was attacked by a man who was apparently high on bath salts. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports Michael Inglett was heading to the re station on Friday night when he saw a man running down the road. The man dove onto the hood of a vehicle and cracked the windshield. The chief confronted 35-year-old Richard Keefer and started to call for help. Deputies say Keefer grabbed the chief and slapped him. The chief hit Keefer in the face with his portable radio and witnesses helped him secure the man until deputies arrived. Keefer later told deputies he had taken methadone and bath salts. He remains jailed Tuesday. Jail records donâ€™t indicate whether heâ€™s hired an attorney.Senate OKs bill to allow guns during evacuationsTALLAHASSEE (AP) â€” The Florida Senate passed a bill allowing gun owners without a concealed weapon permit to take their guns along during emergency evacuations. The bill (SB 290) passed Tuesday on a 29-10 vote, with only Democrats opposing it. It allows people to carry a concealed gun without a permit if they are subject to a mandatory evacuation during a hurricane or other emergency. There would be a 48-hour time limit for the exception. Opponents argued that hurricane shelters are chaotic and stressful, and someone without training and a legal permit shouldnâ€™t be allowed to take a gun into one. But supporters said the bill will save lives, not endanger them. Some pointed to looting in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina as a reason the bill is needed.Officer suspended for letting woman drive cruiserJACKSONVILLE (AP) â€” A Jacksonville police ofcer was suspended for 10 days for letting a scantily dressed woman drive his patrol car to a Hooters restaurant. The sheriffâ€™s ofce released records involving Ofcer Irving Diaz on Monday. He was suspend ed on Feb. 27 and received a written reprimand. The Florida Times-Union reports Diaz also searched the womanâ€™s name in a police database because she was often around his children. The internal affairs report indicates she was seen driving the patrol car at least two times. A photo taken in June also led to an internal affairs report and an admonishment for unbecoming behavior. That photo showed Diaz dressed in uniform and leaning against his patrol car while embracing a woman. 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The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 www.sunnewspapers.net WIRE Page 9 WORLD NEWS | WORLDIran says no snap inspections of nuclear sitesTEHRAN, Iran (AP) â€” An Iranian ofcial on Tuesday rebuked the chief of the U.N. atomic agency for demanding snap inspections of Iranâ€™s nuclear sites, saying the request hindered efforts to reach an agreement with world powers, state TV reported. The United States and ve other world powers face an end-of-the-month deadline to reach a framework agreement with Iran on its nuclear program. Western nations suspect Tehran is pursuing a nuclear weapons capability alongside the civilian program. Iran denies such allegations, insisting its nuclear activities are entirely peaceful. Earlier this month Yukiya Amano, the head of the U.N.â€™s International Atomic Energy Agency, said Tehran should agree to snap inspections to reassure the international community.Putin: More war games will comeMOSCOW (AP) â€” President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that a recent Russian military exercise has marked the beginning of a series of such drills this year, a show of force that comes amid a bitter strain with the West over Ukraine. Reecting the tensions, U.S. and other NATO forces staged maneuvers in the Baltics, and a convoy of U.S. troops has driven through eastern Europe in a bid to reassure the allies. Last weekâ€™s Russian maneuvers that spread from the Arctic to the Black Sea involved 80,000 troops, about 100 navy ships and more than 220 aircraft.Shiite rebels fire on protesters in Yemen, killing 6SANAA, Yemen (AP) â€” Shiite rebels red bullets and tear gas Tuesday to disperse thousands of protesters demanding they withdraw from a southwestern province, killing six demonstrators, wounding scores more and escalating tensions in a country on the verge of civil war. The rebels, known as Houthis, seized the capital Sanaa in September and have been advancing south alongside forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. In recent days they have closed in on the southern port city of Aden, where the internationally recognized President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi is now based. Massive protests were held in the third largest city of Taiz â€” which the rebels largely seized over the weekend â€” and in Torba, some 60 miles away, where witnesses said the streets were lled with thick black smoke from burning tires and where protesters torched three armored vehicles.Syrian rebels launch offensive to take cityBEIRUT (AP) â€” Syrian rebels launched an offensive Tuesday against a major government-held city in northwestern Syria, shelling the outskirts and warning residents to remain indoors in the coming days. The target of the operation is Idlib, a city of some 165,000 people and the provincial capital of a province with the same name. Opposition ghters have controlled the countryside and towns across the province since 2012, but President Bashar Assadâ€™s forces have managed to maintain their grip on Idlib city.Italyâ€™s highest court to hear Knox appeal of guilty verdictROME (AP) â€” American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boy friend expect to learn their fate today when Italyâ€™s highest court hears their appeal of their guilty verdicts in the brutal 2007 murder of Knoxâ€™s British roommate. Several outcomes are possible, including conrmation of the verdicts, a new appeals round, or even a ruling that amounts to an acquittal in the sensational case that has captivated audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. KNOXResearchers find fossil of â€˜super salamanderâ€™ LONDON (AP) â€” Fossil remains of a previously unknown species of a crocodile-like â€œsuper salamanderâ€ that grew as long as a small car and was a top predator more than 200 million years ago have been found in southern Portugal, researchers announced Tuesday. The species grew up to 6 feet in length and lived in lakes and rivers, University of Edinburgh researchers said. The team said the species, given the name Metoposaurus algarvensis, was part of a wider group of primitive amphibians that were widespread at the time but became extinct. They are the ancestors of modern amphibians such as frogs, and are believed by paleontologists to have lived at the same time the dinosaurs began their dominance.Canada to conduct airstrikes against Islamic StateTORONTO (AP) â€” Canada is expanding its military mission against the Islamic State group to include airstrikes on targets in Syria, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Tuesday. Harper told Parliament that he will not seek â€œthe express consentâ€ of the President Bashar Assad government for the air strikes, but will work closely with allies who have been carrying out such airstrikes against IS over Syria in recent months.Angelina Jolie undergoes further preventive surgeryLONDON (AP) â€” Oscarwinning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer. Writing in the New York Times, the lmmaker and philanthropist said that a recent blood test showed a possible early sign of cancer. The news came as a blow to the star, as she has already had a double mastectomy. â€œI went through what I imagine thousands of other women have felt,â€ she wrote. â€œI told myself to stay calm, to be strong, and that I had no reason to think I wouldnâ€™t live to see my children grow up and to meet my grandchildren.â€ JOLIE TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) â€” The U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State group has begun surveillance ights over the northern Iraqi town of Tikrit, a senior coalition ofcial said Tuesday, marking the rst time the alliance has taken part in a major of fensive there that is being spearheaded by Iranianbacked Shiite militias. The ofcial said the ights and intelligence sharing began Saturday and were requested by the Iraqi government. He declined to comment on whether the coalition was carrying out airstrikes, saying he cannot discuss current or future operations. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to journalists. Up to now the offensive to take back Tikrit, Saddam Husseinâ€™s hometown, has largely been waged by Iraqi troops and Shiite militias advised by Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of the elite Quds Force of Iranâ€™s Revolutionary Guard. The coalition ofcial declined to discuss whether U.S. forces were directly communicating with Iranians on the ground there. Both the U.S. and Iran view the Islamic State group as a major threat but insist they are not coordinating their actions. The U.S. had previously said it was not taking part in the Tikrit offensive because it had received no request to do so from Baghdad. The U.S.-led air campaign, launched in August, has allowed Iraqi forces to halt the IS groupâ€™s advance and claw back some of the territory it seized last summer. But the growing Iranian presence on the ground has complicated the mission, with Washington refusing to work directly with a country it views as a regional menace. The prominent role of the Shiite militias in the ght to retake Tikrit and other parts of Iraqâ€™s Sunni heartland has meanwhile raised concerns that the offensive could deepen the countryâ€™s sectarian divide and drive Sunnis into the arms of the Islamic State group. A senior Iraqi military ofcial said the coalition is not providing airstrikes in support of the Tikrit operation, but launched airstrikes on the nearby oil renery town of Beiji on Tuesday. He added that Soleimani had just left Tikrit after providing front-line assistance and advising since the start of the operation. â€œHe will come back if we need him to,â€ said the Iraqi ofcial, who spoke on condition of anonymity because heâ€™s not authorized to brief journalists. 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Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral0-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource: scgov.net 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m. The higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Temperatures Gulf Water TemperatureSource: National Allergy BureauPunta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES CONDITIONS TODAY TIDES AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEXWeather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. ALMANAC Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todayâ€™s weather. Temperatures are todayâ€™s highs and tonightâ€™s lows. North Port MARINE THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesThe Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise SetPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. AIRPORT SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLE Publication date: 03/25/15688293928375 TODAY Partly sunny85 / 6610% chance of rainPartly sunny86 / 7010% chance of rain THURSDAY Cloudy and breezy, isolated rain81 / 5940% chance of rain FRIDAY Less humid, breezy73 / 5020% chance of rain SATURDAY Plenty of sunshine73 / 530% chance of rain SUNDAY Air Quality Index readings as of TuesdayMain pollutant: ozoneForecasts and graphics, except for the WINK-TV 5-day forecast, provided by AccuWeather, Inc. Punta Gorda through 5 p.m. Tuesday24 hours through 5 p.m. Tuesday 0.00â€ Month to date 0.76â€ Normal month to date 2.58â€ Year to date 4.99â€ Normal year to date 6.81â€ Record 1.95â€ (2014) High/Low 81/63 Normal High/Low 81/58 Record High 88 (2007) Record Low 44 (1968) Today Thu. Today Thu. Today Thu.Apalachicola 79 64 pc 81 64 pc Bradenton 82 63 pc 82 70 pc Clearwater 81 64 pc 82 70 pc Coral Springs 86 72 pc 85 73 sh Daytona Beach 79 65 pc 85 66 sh Fort Lauderdale 84 73 pc 84 74 sh Fort Myers 87 66 pc 87 71 pc Fort Pierce 84 67 pc 83 68 sh Gainesville 83 59 pc 82 63 pc Jacksonville 80 62 pc 84 63 sh Key Largo 83 74 pc 84 74 sh Key West 83 76 pc 85 76 sh Kissimmee 87 66 pc 84 69 pc Lakeland 84 63 pc 85 67 pc Melbourne 83 67 c 84 70 sh Miami 86 74 pc 86 75 sh Naples 85 69 pc 86 73 pc Ocala 85 59 pc 85 64 pc Okeechobee 87 63 pc 84 67 sh Orlando 87 66 pc 85 69 pc Panama City 78 62 pc 78 60 pc Pensacola 75 64 pc 78 52 pc Pompano Beach 84 73 pc 84 73 sh St. Augustine 75 64 pc 83 66 sh St. Petersburg 83 66 pc 84 69 pc Sanford 84 65 pc 85 68 sh Sarasota 82 64 pc 83 70 pc Tallahassee 84 57 pc 80 60 pc Tampa 83 67 pc 84 70 pc Titusville 83 66 pc 85 67 sh Vero Beach 84 67 pc 85 68 sh West Palm Beach 87 73 pc 84 73 sh Winter Haven 87 65 pc 86 69 pcToday 8:52a 2:15a 6:49p 12:39p Thu. 7:41p 3:25a ----Today 7:29a 12:31a 5:26p 10:55a Thu. 6:18p 1:41a ----Today 6:34a 9:16a 4:31p --Thu. 5:23p 12:02a ----Today 9:24a 2:44a 7:21p 1:08p Thu. 8:13p 3:54a ----Today 5:44a 9:34a 3:41p --Thu. 4:33p 12:20a ----SSE 3-6 1-2 Light ESE 4-8 1-2 Light 85/66 89/60 89/63 89/66 89/61 88/62 89/61 89/61 89/62 83/67 82/63 82/68 81/65 87/66 86/60 86/63 88/64 87/60 87/61 87/62 87/65 86/62 85/63 83/66 87/59 80/65 81/66 81/64 87/60 84/64 81/64 87/61 82/64 81/64 80/67 86/67 86/6377Pollen Index readings as of Tuesday Today Thu. 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Today Thu.Albuquerque 67 36 pc 65 39 s Anchorage 43 34 s 47 34 pc Atlanta 75 57 pc 77 44 t Baltimore 51 46 c 71 43 t Billings 52 38 sf 62 44 sn Birmingham 77 56 pc 73 39 t Boise 56 39 pc 66 43 s Boston 45 37 pc 55 44 sh Buffalo 49 38 sh 40 26 r Burlington, VT 47 38 pc 48 30 r Charleston, WV 71 55 sh 69 34 r Charlotte 68 55 c 78 49 t Chicago 51 33 pc 44 22 c Cincinnati 72 49 t 50 30 r Cleveland 58 38 t 43 29 r Columbia, SC 74 61 sh 83 56 sh Columbus, OH 67 44 t 48 30 r Concord, NH 46 35 pc 50 37 r Dallas 80 50 s 65 45 t Denver 49 29 sh 61 38 c Des Moines 50 29 c 48 24 pc Detroit 54 38 r 49 26 r Duluth 41 21 sf 32 13 sf Fairbanks 41 14 s 42 24 pc Fargo 40 21 sn 36 14 pc Hartford 47 38 pc 57 42 sh Helena 53 40 sf 64 40 c Honolulu 82 69 pc 82 71 pc Houston 77 62 pc 72 50 t Indianapolis 63 42 pc 49 27 r Jackson, MS 79 53 pc 70 39 t Kansas City 60 31 r 53 29 s Knoxville 74 57 pc 72 37 t Las Vegas 79 55 pc 81 57 s Los Angeles 82 62 s 94 64 s Louisville 76 55 t 55 32 r Memphis 76 57 pc 58 39 r Milwaukee 51 32 pc 43 20 sn Minneapolis 43 25 c 38 18 c Montgomery 79 58 pc 80 46 s Nashville 75 60 c 66 34 r New Orleans 78 63 pc 76 55 t New York City 47 43 pc 64 45 r Norfolk, VA 62 55 pc 73 51 t Oklahoma City 80 42 t 63 42 s Omaha 48 26 c 51 23 s Philadelphia 51 46 pc 69 46 t Phoenix 88 63 pc 91 61 s Pittsburgh 63 49 sh 55 30 r Portland, ME 43 36 pc 50 38 r Portland, OR 61 45 sh 73 49 s Providence 45 37 pc 56 42 sh Raleigh 64 57 c 78 47 t Salt Lake City 54 36 pc 62 41 pc St. Louis 70 42 t 53 32 pc San Antonio 80 60 pc 71 46 t San Diego 75 60 pc 88 62 s San Francisco 70 53 s 73 54 s Seattle 57 47 r 66 48 pc Washington, DC 56 50 c 75 47 t Amsterdam 45 36 r 45 39 sh Baghdad 77 52 pc 76 52 s Beijing 66 44 s 70 48 s Berlin 61 46 pc 51 38 sh Buenos Aires 71 53 pc 71 53 s Cairo 83 61 pc 91 74 pc Calgary 49 31 s 63 36 pc Cancun 88 73 pc 87 73 pc Dublin 48 39 pc 50 33 pc Edmonton 37 23 pc 42 30 sh Halifax 37 26 s 40 37 r Kiev 55 36 s 54 40 pc London 49 38 sh 52 36 sh Madrid 49 32 pc 55 43 c Mexico City 76 52 pc 74 49 t Montreal 43 38 r 46 30 r Ottawa 41 36 sh 43 25 sf Paris 50 31 sh 48 39 sh Regina 32 19 c 31 26 pc Rio de Janeiro 82 70 s 87 74 s Rome 59 52 sh 63 49 c St. Johnâ€™s 33 17 pc 37 30 pc San Juan 86 74 s 85 74 s Sydney 73 63 pc 80 59 s Tokyo 53 40 s 54 44 s Toronto 47 34 r 46 26 sn Vancouver 52 48 r 59 45 c Winnipeg 33 11 sn 24 8 pc 84/61High .......................... 90 at Brady, TXLow ............ -11 at Saranac Lake, NYFt. Myers 87/66 part cldy none Punta Gorda 86/63 part cldy none Sarasota 82/64 part cldy none First Mar 27 Full Apr 4 Last Apr 11 New Apr 18 Today 11:37 a.m. 12:26 a.m. Thursday 12:29 p.m. 1:21 a.m. Today 7:27 a.m. 7:42 p.m. Thursday 7:26 a.m. 7:42 p.m. Today 11:13a 5:00a 11:40p 5:27p Thu. 12:09p 5:56a ---6:22p Fri. 12:37a 6:48a 1:01p 7:13p(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday) MONTHLY RAINFALL Month 2015 2014 Avg. Record/YearJan. 0.64 3.67 1.80 7.07/1979 Feb. 3.59 1.24 2.43 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.76 5.10 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 2.00 2.03 5.80/1994 May 3.68 2.50 9.45/1991 Jun. 6.34 8.92 23.99/1974 Jul. 5.21 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 7.06 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 11.40 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 1.67 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 4.60 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 0.15 1.78 6.83/2002 Year 4.99 52.12 50.65 (since 1931)Totals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. FORT LAUDERDALE â€” Floridaâ€™s economy is not just about the sun and beach anymore, economists say. While tourism and retirees will always be important, the state is much more diversied than before the recession, according to a new report from economists at Wells Fargo. Florida is seeing job growth in transportation and logistics, technology and life science sectors. â€œIâ€™m more optimistic about Florida today than any time since the 1980s. We have a more promising stream of growing industries and businesses that have grown up in Florida. The strength we see today is far more durable,â€ said Mark Vitner, senior economist for Wells Fargo. Industrial development has helped diversify the economy, with architectural and engineering services employment that is 9.3 percent higher than a year ago. Payrolls for computer systems design and related services grew 4.8 percent over the same period. Technology is becoming â€œan increasingly important driver of the stateâ€™s growth,â€ the economists said. The outlook is especially bright for South Florida, the report said. Financial activities and professional and business services have shown solid gains in jobs over the year. A growing population has fueled demand for housing and local goods and services. Employment is well above the pre-recession peak and shows no sign of slowing down, the economists said. South Floridaâ€™s lure as an international destination keeps tourism owing and housing demand strong. Fort Lauderdaleâ€™s economic recovery has accelerated, with employment growing 4 percent over the year, the report said. Retailers are expanding, and professional and business services look stronger. â€œFort Lauderdale took a little longer to bounce back from the recession. It didnâ€™t have as much overbuilding, but we didnâ€™t have a huge run-up and collapse in value,â€ Vitner said. Palm Beach County has seen broad-based gains, with construction employment rising 6.8 percent over the year. The only weaknesses are in manufacturing, which is not substantial in the area, and local government jobs, which are falling again, the report said. The stateâ€™s job market also is much more diverse, the economists said. Sectors such as nance and government, which had been lagging in their recovery, are now growing modestly. Nonfarm employment rose 3.7 percent, as businesses and the public sector created some 285,000 net new jobs over the year. â€œConstruction was the real standout, with hir ing surging 8.9 percent,â€ the report said. Still, construction accounts for just 5.2 percent of Floridaâ€™s employment base, down from 8.7 percent at the height of the housing boom and the long-run average of around 6.5 percent. Growth would have been even stronger if not for labor shortages, particularly of skilled subcontractors, the report said.Floridaâ€™s economy growing more diverseBy MARCIA HEROUX POUNDSSUN SENTINELWRITER | HEADLINE NEWS | FROM AROUND THE STATEAppeals court hears arguments over license for orca LolitaMIAMI (AP) â€” Groups that want a captive whale removed from Miami Seaquarium asked federal appeals judges to send their lawsuit against the tourist attraction and the U.S. Department of Agriculture back to district court. The case concerns a captive orca named Lolita that has lived at the Seaquarium since 1970. Last year, a federal judge in Miami dismissed the groupsâ€™ lawsuit. The groups allege that the tank that holds Lolita violates USDA standards for its care under the Animal Welfare Act.St. Pete Police to hand out Rays ticketsST. PETERSBURG (AP) â€” Police have a new tool in their crime-ghting arsenal: Tampa Bay Rays tickets. St. Petersburg Police Chief Tony Holloway announced Monday the Park, Walk, and Cheer program, which will allow cops to reward positive behavior with four tickets to a Rays game. The tickets will be awarded through a small cardboard voucher that looks like a baseball card for Raysâ€™ pitcher Chris Archer. It is good for four baseline box tickets to any game that is not sold out, except three blackout dates. Ofcers might also give the vouchers to victims of crime. A m aj or n am e br an d ai d pr ov id er w is he s to t es t a re ma rk ab le n ew d igit al h ea ri ng i ns tr um en t in t he a re a. T hi s of fe r is f re e of c ha rg e an d yo u ar e un de r no o bl ig at io n. T he se r ev ol ut io na ry 1 00% D igit al i ns tr um en ts u se t he l at es t te ch no lo gy t o co mf or ta bl y an d a lm os t in vi si bl y he lp y ou h ea r mo re c le ar ly . 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SPORTSWednesday, March 25, 2015 YourSun.com Facebook.com/SunCoastSports @ S unCoastSports SunCoastSportsNow .com Sports Editor: Mark Lawrence INDEX | Lottery 2 | Golf 2 | NBA 2 | NHL 2 | Baseball 3 | College basketball 4 | Scoreboard 5 | NFL 6 | Preps 6 For the second time in a little less than three months, North Port High School has hired the football coach it believes can build the football program. Once again, the school turned to someone familiar with the area. North Port announced Tuesday it had hired Brian Hatler to take over the football program. Hatler has 23 years experience coaching varsity football, including being the defensive coordinator for the Venice team that won a state title in 2000. â€œFootball in Southwest Florida is exciting high school football,â€ the 48-year-old Hatler said. â€œI lived in the area from 1995 to 2002, I know the football down here. Itâ€™s very appealing. Itâ€™s a great opportunity.â€ Hatler replaces Jared Powers, who was hired on Dec. 27 but resigned abruptly Feb. 17. In taking the job, Hatler will become the Bobcatsâ€™ fourth varsity football coach in the past 13 months and fth since 2012. The challenges will be the same Powers had been set to face â€” build a program at a school that has never posted a ve-win season in its 13 years of varsity football. North Port went 1-9 last year under thencoach Larry Detwiler. It will be Hatlerâ€™s rst head coaching job. After leaving Venice, Hatler coached for several years at Arvada West High School in Colorado under former Port Charlotte head coach Casey Coons. Stability is goal for new coach By ROB SHORESPORTS WRITER PREP FOOTBALL: North PortHatler returns to area, becomes North Portâ€™s fourth coach in 13 monthsHATLER | 6When parents and the community see weâ€™re doing things correctly and that we care about kids, theyâ€™ll stay.BRIAN HATLER New North Port football coach on the need to keep players in the program â€œ the community see â€œ the community see weâ€™re doing things â€œ weâ€™re doing things correctly and that â€œ correctly and that Glazer family stays upbeatBy RICK STROUDTAMPA BAY TIMESPHOENIX â€” Theyâ€™re OK with Jameis Winstonâ€™s past. Theyâ€™re confident Marcus Mariota has a bright future. The Glazer family, which owns the Bucs, has signed off on both quarterbacks who are waiting for a coronation as the teamâ€™s No. 1 pick. Despite a 2-14 record in the first season under coach Lovie Smith and general manager Jason Licht, co-chairman Joel Glazer has lost not faith in either man to make â€œone of the most important decisionsâ€ in franchise history. All that said, they had better not mess this one up. â€œAbsolutely, this is critical, one of the most important decisions we may make in a long time,â€ Glazer said Tuesday at the NFL owners meeting. â€œBut fundamentally, we believe in letting Lovie and Jason do all their ground work, and their staffs, come to their conclusions, discuss it with us, talk about their reasoning and as long as it makes sense, weâ€™re supportive. But at the end of the day, whatever decision we make, I see us all being on the same page, agreeing and moving forward. â€œNo question, having the first pick in the draft is a huge decision for the organization and a huge opportunity for the Buccaneers doing everything we can to get that choice right is going to be critical.â€ Glazer gave his annual state of the Bucs address during an interview with the Tampa Bay Times. What led to the 2-14 season? Obviously, last year was disappointing. Itâ€™s not the type of season you ever want to repeat again. When you look back, you can try to point to a lot of different factors, but the bottom line is we were 2-14. You know, there was a little adversity with the offensive coordinatorâ€™s position was difficult, no NFL: Tampa Bay BUCS | 6PORT CHARLOTTE â€” Port Charlotte High Schoolâ€™s boys tennis team is headed into this weekâ€™s District 3A-11 tournament on a high note after defeating district rival North Fort Myers 6-1 on Tuesday. The Pirates (4-3) won both doubles matches and four of the ve singles matches. J.P. Coogan won the No. 1 singles match for Port Charlotte, beating Ryan Mazon 6-0, 6-3. Coogan also teamed with Parker Murno to topple Mazon and Nick Hulfeld 8-0 in a pro-set No.1 doubles match. Murno at No. 2 singles, Matt Amontree at No. 3 singles and Derek Botts at No. 5 singles also won matches for Port Charlotte. Ethan Katz and Amontree won the No. 2 doubles match 8-6 over Peter Simon and Gin Zaliausakas. The Red Knightsâ€™ only victory was at No. 4 singles where Simon edged Matt McGee 3-6, 6-3, 11-9. â€œWeâ€™re looking pretty good right now,â€ Pirates boys coach Scott Toney said. â€œFort Myers is pretty good and probably is the team favorite. But Ida Baker, Charlotte and us can be right in there. Matt (Amontree) has been looking pretty good for us and has improved a lot.â€Pirates steamroll Red Knights in finaleBy GARY BROWNSUN CORRESPONDENT BOYS TENNIS: Port Charlotte 6, North Fort Myers 1 UP NEXTPort Charlotte: District 3A-11 tourney, at Charlotte H.S., Thursday, 8 a.m.INSIDEPort Charlotte girls fall to North Fort Myers, Page 6SUN PHOTO BY JOHN KERSTENLemon Bay third baseman Alec Bigness tags Hardeeâ€™s Hayden Lindsey, who was attempting to go from rst to third on an errant pick-o throw during Tuesdayâ€™s game. The Manta Rays won the District 5A-11 regular-season contest 11-7 in Englewood. ENGLEWOOD â€” Lemon Bay High School took advantage of sloppy elding and pitching by Hardee County to break a fourgame losing streak with an 11-7 victory against the Wildcats in a District 5A-11 game Tuesday. The Manta Rays capitalized on 12 walks issued by Hardee pitchers and three Wildcat errors to earn their rst district win. â€œIt feels good to come out on the winning side,â€ Lemon Bay coach Casey Hanrahan said. â€œRyan Conroy pitched a really good game for six innings. We only struck out four times and committed one error. Putting the ball in play and getting on base, thatâ€™s how you score runs, and thatâ€™s what weâ€™re hoping to do from here on out.â€ Lemon Bay jumped on top in the rst inning when Conroy was hit by a pitch, went to second on a passed ball, took third on Jaryd Claryâ€™s singled Lemon Bay earns first district winBy BRUCE ROBINSSUN CORRESPONDENT PREP BASEBALL: Lemon Bay 11, Hardee 7Mantas pull away in wild affairSUN PHOTO BY JOHN KERSTENLemon Bayâ€™s Ryan Conroy delivers a pitch against Hardeeâ€™s Seth McGee during Tuesdayâ€™s game in Englewood. Conroy struck out eight in six innings. WILD | 6 UP NEXTLemon Bay: at Sebring, Friday, 7 p.m.
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To report an error, call the sports department at 941-206-1175 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. How to Submit a story idea: Email or call Mark Lawrence 941-206-1175. Email or voice message must contain name, address and phone number. Submit local golf scores: Email scores to email@example.com. Scores appear in the weekly Heralds. Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1126 by 10:30 p.m. the day the event is held. | THIS WEEK ON TOURPGA TOURVALERO TEXAS OPEN SITE: San Antonio SCHEDULE : Thursday-Sunday. COURSE : TPC San Antonio, Oaks Course (7,435 yards, par 72). PURSE : $6.2 million. Winnerâ€™s share: $1,116,000. TELEVISION : Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-3:30 a.m.; Friday, 3-6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Saturday, 3-6 a.m., 1-3 p.m., 10 p.m.-3 a.m.; Sunday, 1-3 p.m., 10 p.m.-3 a.m.) and NBC (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.). LAST YEAR : Steven Bowditch won his first PGA Tour title. The Australian closed with a 4-over 76 in windy conditions for a one-stroke victory.. LAST WEEK : Matt Every won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the second straight year. He made an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory over Henrik Stenson. NOTES : Phil Mickelson is in the field along with Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson, Billy Horschel, Martin Kaymer, Graeme McDowell and area resident Jimmy Walker. Mickelson is winless since the 2013 British Open. ... In 2013, Martin Laird matched the course record with a 63 to beat Rory McIlroy by two strokes. ... The top 50 in the world ranking after the tournament will earn spots in the Masters. ONLINE : http://www.pgatour.comLPGA TOURKIA CLASSIC SITE : Carlsbad, California. SCHEDULE : Thursday-Sunday. COURSE : Aviara Golf Club (6,593 yards, par 72). PURSE : $1.7 million. Winnerâ€™s share: $255,000.TELEVISION : Golf Channel (Thursday, 6-9 p.m.; Friday, 4-6 a.m., 6-9 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 6-9 p.m.).LAST YEAR: Anna Nordqvist won the second of her two 2014 titles. The Swede closed with her second straight 5-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Lizette Salas. LAST EVENT : Hyo Joo Kim won the Founders Cup in Phoenix for her second LPGA Tour victory in 13 career starts. The 19-year-old South Korean player beat Stacy Lewis by three strokes. NOTES : The ANA Inspiration, the first major of the year, is next week in Rancho Mirage. ... Top-ranked Lydia Ko has two worldwide victories this year, winning the tourâ€™s Womenâ€™s Australian Open and the Ladies European Tourâ€™s New Zealand Womenâ€™s Open in consecutive weeks. The 17-year-old New Zealander has 10 straight top-10 finishes and has broken par in her last 24 LPGA Tour rounds and 27 worldwide. She has six LPGA Tour victories and 10 worldwide wins in pro events. ONLINE : http:www.lpga.comCHAMPIONS TOURMISSISSIPPI GULF RESORT CLASSIC SITE : Saucier, Mississippi. SCHEDULE : Friday-Sunday. COURSE : Fallen Oak Country Club (7,119 yards, par 72). PURSE : $1.6 million. Winnerâ€™s share: $240,000.TELEVISION : Golf Channel (Friday, noon2:30 p.m.; Saturday, 12:30-2:30 a.m., 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 4-6 a.m., 3-6 p.m.; Monday, 5-7 a.m.).LAST YEAR: Jeff Maggert became the 17th player to win in his tour debut. He beat Billy Andrade by two strokes. LAST EVENT : Marco Dawson won the Tucson Conquistadores Classic for his first Champions Tourâ€™s title. Bart Bryant was second, two strokes back. NOTES : Miguel Angel Jimenez is in the field. The Spaniard won the seasonopening event in Hawaii in January for his second victory in three career Champions Tour starts. ... Fred Couples won the 2012 tournament. ... The tour is off the next three weeks. Play will resume April 17-19 with the Greater Gwinnett Championship in Georgia. ONLINE : http:www.pgatour.comEUROPEAN TOURTROPHEE HASSAN II SITE : Agadir, Morocco. SCHEDULE : Thursday-Sunday. COURSE : Golf du Palais Royal (7,041 yards, par 72) PURSE : $1.63 million. Winnerâ€™s share: $271,510.TELEVISION : Golf Channel (Thursday, 7-9 a.m., 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Friday, 7-9 a.m., 10:30 a.m.-noon; SaturdaySunday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Monday, 3-5 a.m.).LAST YEAR: Spainâ€™s Alejandro Canizares led wire-to-wire for a five-stroke victory. LAST WEEK : The Madeira Islands Open was called off after a round because of rain and high wind. It was rescheduled for July 30-Aug. 2, opposite the Paul Lawrie Matchplay in Scotland. NOTES : The Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed course sits inside the walls of the Royal Palace of Agadir. Other than the tournament, the course is used only by King Mohammed VI and his guests. ... The tournament is in its sixth season as a European Tour event. ONLINE : http:www.europeantour.comWEB.COM TOURCHITAMACHA LOUISIANA OPEN SITE : Broussard, Louisiana. SCHEDULE : Thursday-Sunday. COURSE : Le Triomphe Golf and Country Club (7,006 yards, par 71). PURSE : $550,000. Winnerâ€™s share: $99,000. TELEVISION: None. LAST YEAR: Kris Blanks beat Brett Stegmaier with a 10-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff. Blanks closed with a 9-under 62. LAST WEEK: South Africaâ€™s Dawie van der Walt won the Chile Classic for his first Web.com Tour title. He closed with a 6-under 65 for a two-stroke victory. NOTES: The tournament, in its 24th year at Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed Le Triomphe, is the sixth event of the season and first in the United States. . Online: http://www.pgatour.comOTHER TOURNAMENTSMEN PGA TOUR LATINOAMERICA: Mazatlan Open, Thursday-Sunday, Estrella del Mar Golf and Beach Club, Mazatlan, Mexico. Online: http://www.pgatourla.com WOMEN S YMETRA TOUR: Floridaâ€™s Natural Charity Classic, Friday-Sunday, Lake Wales Country Club, Lake Wales, Florida. Online: http://www. symetratour.com MILWAUKEE â€” Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer as the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a six-game losing streak with an 8988 comeback victory over Miami on Tuesday night in a key game for the sixth spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race. It was a crucial victory for the Bucks, who improved to 35-36 to remain in sixth place in the conference, while the Heat fell to 32-38. BUCKS 89, HEAT 88 MIAMI (88) Deng 5-13 1-2 13, Haslem 0-3 0-0 0, White side 3-7 1-1 7, G.Dragic 7-12 1-3 16, Wade 7-14 6-7 21, Walker 3-3 0-0 9, Chalmers 4-10 5-5 14, Andersen 2-4 0-0 4, Beasley 2-9 0-0 4. Totals 33-75 14-18 88. MILWAUKEE (89) Antetokounmpo 6-10 4-4 16, Ilyasova 7-15 3-4 19, Pachulia 6-11 2-3 14, Carter-Williams 1-4 2-2 4, Middleton 5-17 1-2 13, Bayless 5-13 0-0 10, Henson 2-5 1-2 5, T.Ennis 0-0 0-0 0, Plumlee 4-8 0-0 8, Mayo 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 36-87 13-17 89. Miami 27 24 28 9 â€” 88 Milwaukee 22 27 16 24 â€” 89 3-Point Goalsâ€”Miami 8-19 (Walker 3-3, Deng 2-4, Wade 1-3, G.Dragic 1-3, Chalm ers 1-4, Beasley 0-2), Milwaukee 4-17 (Ilyasova 2-5, Middleton 2-8, Mayo 0-1, Carter-Williams 0-1, Bayless 0-2). Fouled Outâ€”Carter-Williams. Reboundsâ€”Mi ami 44 (Whiteside 8), Milwaukee 57 (Pachulia, Ilyasova 11). Assistsâ€”Miami 18 (G.Dragic 6), Milwaukee 25 (Pachulia 7). Total Foulsâ€”Miami 20, Milwaukee 23. Technicalsâ€”Walker, Middleton, Milwau kee defensive three second. Aâ€” 12,313 (18,717).Mavericks 101, San Antonio 94: In Dallas, Monta Ellis matched his season high with 38 points and Dallas rallied in the second half to defeat San Antonio. Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs with 19 points and Danny Green added 17. Thunder 127, Lakers 117: At Oklahoma City, NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook poured in 27 points and added 11 assists and Enes Kanter contributed 25 points and 16 rebounds as the Thunder beat the Lakers for their fourth straight victory. Pistons 108, Raptors 104: In Auburn Hills, Mich., Reggie Jackson had 28 points and nine assists and Andre Drummond added 21 points and 18 rebounds for the Detroit Pistons.Middleton sinks Heat at buzzer NBA ROUNDUP BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAWKS AT MAGICWHO: Atlanta (53-17) at Orlando (22-50) WHEN: Today, 7 p.m. WHERE: Amway Center, Orlando TV: Fox Sports FloridaHEAT AT CELTICSWHO: Miami (32-38) at Boston (31-39) WHEN: Today, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: TD Garden, Boston TV: Sun Sports TAMPA â€” Ryan Callahan and Nikita Kucherov scored in the third period, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Kucherov tied it at 3 with a wraparound for his 27th goal at 1:30. Callahan skated from behind the net and snapped a shot past Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo from the left circle with 2:28 left on the clock. Brenden Morrow and Tyler Johnson also scored for Tampa Bay, which has won four in a row and eight of 10. Jussi Jokinen, Brandon Pirri and Jonathan Huberdeau scored for Florida. Luongo made 21 saves. Morrow and Johnson scored less than two minutes apart early in the rst period. Morrow sent a rebound past Luongo and into the left side of the net at 5:49. Johnson converted a one-timer from the slot at the 7:47 mark. In the identical time span, Florida moved ahead early in the second. Jokinen and Pirri scored 18 seconds apart, and Huberdeau followed with a third shot past backup goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy. Vasilevskiy nished with 33 saves, helping Tampa Bay set a franchise record with its 46th win of the season. LIGHTNING 4, PANTHERS 3Florida 0 3 0 â€” 3 LIGHTNING 2 0 2 â€” 4 First Period, LIGHTNING, Morrow 3 (J. .Brown), 5:49. 2, LIGHTNING, Johnson 26 (Callahan), 7:47. Second Period, Florida, Jokinen 7 (Boyes, Gudbranson), 6:16. 4, Florida, Pirri 18 (Trocheck), 6:34. 5, Florida, Huberdeau 12 (Barkov, Jagr), 8:14. Third Period, LIGHTNING, Kucherov 27 (Sustr, Palat), 1:30. 7, Tampa Bay, Calla han 22 (Killorn, Stamkos), 17:32. Shots on Goalâ€”Florida 12-10-14. LIGHTNING 10-7-8. Goaliesâ€”Flor ida, Luongo. LIGHTNING, Vasilevskiy. Aâ€” 18,729 (19,204). Tâ€” 2:24. BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NHL: Tampa Bay 4, Florida 3Callahan, Kucherov lift Tampa Bay in thirdLightning rally late AP PHOTOFlorida Panthers left wing Jussi Jokinen gets knocked down on a check by Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mark Barberio in front of Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy during the rst period Tuesday in Tampa. PREDATORS AT LIGHTNINGWHO: Nashville (45-21-8) at Tampa Bay (46-21-7) WHEN: Thursday, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Amalie Arena, Tampa TV: Sun Sports RADIO: 970 AM TICKETS: Ticketmaster.comPANTHERS AT MAPLE LEAFSWHO: Florida (33-26-14) at Toronto (27-41-6) WHEN: Thursday, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Air Canada Centre, Toronto TV: Sun Sports RADIO: No local affiliate NEW YORK â€” Marian Gaborik snapped a second-period tie, and Jonathan Quick shook off an opening-minute goal to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night in a rematch of last yearâ€™s Stanley Cup Final. The Kings, ghting for a chance to defend their title, have won the rst two games of a ve-game trip on successive nights. Robyn Regehr scored a rare goal in the rst period, and Jeff Carter and Jake Muzzin extended the lead in the third. Coyotes 5, Red Wings 4, OT: In Detroit, Mark Arcobello scored his second goal of the game in overtime to lead Arizona over banged-up Detroit. Blue Jackets 5, Ducks 3: In Columbus, Ohio, Scott Hartnell had his eighth career three-goal game and Columbus beat Anaheim. Blues 3, Penguins 2, OT : In Pittsburgh, Alexander Steen redirected Zbynek Michalekâ€™s shot from the point into the net 35 seconds into overtime, lifting St. Louis over Pittsburgh. Wild 2, Islanders 1, SO: In Uniondale, N.Y., Zach Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help Minnesota beat the New York Islanders. Predators 3, Canadiens 2, OT: In Nashville, Tenn., Filip Forsberg scored a power-play goal at 1:54 of overtime, and Nashville rallied to beat Montreal in a game between two of the NHLâ€™s top teams.Quick, Kings win Cup rematchBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NHL ROUNDUP adno=50479096 Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement
The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 www.sunnewspapers.net SP Page 3 TODAYâ€™S GAMEWHO: Tampa Bay (99) at Minnesota (8 -10) WHEN: Today, 1:05 p.m. WHERE: CenturyLink Sports Complex, Fort Myers SCHEDULED STARTERS: RH Matt Andriese vs. RH Kyle Gibson PITCHING PROBABLES: RAYS: RAYS: RH Matt Andriese (start), LH Jeff Beliveau, RH Steve Geltz, RH Brandon Gomes, LH C.J. Riefenhauser. TWINS: RH Kyle Gibson (start), relievers TBA. DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 south to exit 131 (Daniels Parkway/Airport). Proceed west (right off the exit) approximately 2 miles to Six Mile Cypress Parkway. Turn left on to Six Mile Cypress Parkway. Stadium will be on the right.On deckTHURSDAY: vs. New York (AL), 1:05 p.m. FRIDAY: at Toronto, 1:05 p.m. SATURDAY: vs. Boston, 1:05 p.m. SUN DAY: at Boston, 1:05 p.m. MONDAY: vs. Baltimore, 1:05 p.m.Rays ticketsAll tickets and locations are subject to availability and can be purchased at the Charlotte Sports Park box office, Ticketmaster outlets, online at raysbaseball.com or by phone at 1-888-FAN-RAYS. On days no game is scheduled, the Charlotte Sports Park box office is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Monday-Friday) and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Saturday). On game days, the box office is open from 9 a.m. to 30 minutes after the final out. PORT CHARLOTTE â€” Projected No. 3 starter Nathan Karns made the best of working on the Raysâ€™ off day, throwing 29 pitches, including several rst-pitch curveballs, over two innings (seven outs) in a Class A minor-league game. â€œI knew they were going to be swinging early and often, so it kind of allowed me to play with some of the pitches that I need to work on, knowing theyâ€™re aggressive and making sure (the pitches) are effective,â€ Karns said. Karns, who threw 20 strikes while allowing one hit and one walk and striking out three, starts again on Saturday. That outing is scheduled for 75 pitches. Chris Archer and Jake Odorizzi are scheduled to throw approximately 90 pitches in minor-league games that day. Jake McGee, recovering from left elbow surgery, and Everett Teaford, prepping for a potential Friday start, threw bullpen sessions on Tuesday. Cash noted how sharp McGee, aiming for an early May return, was: â€œIt doesnâ€™t appear like anything is hindering him.â€ Medical matters: Cash said infielder Nick Franklin, who strained his left oblique in batting practice Monday, definitely will not be ready to start the season. Steven Souza Jr., who left Mondayâ€™s game after being hit by a pitch on the right arm, came in to hit Tuesday and looked fine. Rene Rivera, sidelined a few days due to left calf tightness, is scheduled to play today. Brandon Guyer, sidelined most recently with a mild ankle sprain, will get DH at-bats in a minor-league game today, joined by infielder Logan Forsythe, who will play first base. Alex Cobb (forearm tendinitis) was seen by Dr. Koco Eaton and is expected to start throwing in the next few days. Karns works fast on Raysâ€™ off day MLB: Tampa Bay notebookBy MARC TOPKINTAMPA BAY TIMESAP FILE PHOTOTampa Bay pitcher Nathan Karns warms up in the bullpen this month. Karns threw 29 pitches in a minor league game on Tuesday. SAVE $$$$$$Shop theClassifieds JUPITER â€” Allen Craig bolstered his bid for more playing time in Bostonâ€™s crowded outeld, hitting a three-run double in helping the Red Sox build a lead the Miami Marlins would overcome with an eight-run eighth inning for a 9-4 victory Monday. Jordany Valdespin hit a two-run triple and Jeff Baker doubled in two in the Marlinsâ€™ big inning. Miami managed only one hit until the eighth. Playing in the spring training park he once called home with the St. Louis Cardinals, Craigâ€™s double off Tom Koehler capped a four-run third inning for the Red Sox. Locked in a six-player battle for one of the ve roster spots the Red Sox intend to use for outelders, Craig is hitting .278 with seven RBI in Grapefruit League play. Craig came to Boston via a 2014 trade with St. Louis, which shares the Roger Dean Stadium complex with Miami. Rockies 7, White Sox 6: In Glendale, Ariz., Jose Abreu connected for his first spring homer, but White Sox left fielder Melky Cabrera committed two errors in Coloradoâ€™s six-run fifth inning and the Rockies went on to win. Cabrera misplayed Matt McBrideâ€™s single, allowing the Rockies to tie it at 5. Then he dropped Rafael Ynoaâ€™s fly ball near the line for a two-base error as McBride scored. Orioles 9, Pirates 2: In Bradenton, Andrew McCutchen was hitless in two at-bats in his return to the Piratesâ€™ lineup, and Steve Pearce homered against his former team to lead Baltimore. McCutchen, the 2013 NL MVP, was out 10 days with lower body soreness. He has a .143 batting average in six spring training games. Orioles starter Ubaldo Jiminez had his best outing of spring, striking out three and allowing four hits in five scoreless innings. Astros 4, Mets 3: In Port St. Lucie, David Wright hit his third home run of spring training, a two-run drive in the New York Metsâ€™ loss. Wright has three home runs and nine RBIs in his past seven games. Mets starter Dillon Gee allowed four hits in four scoreless innings and struck out one. Houstonâ€™s Collin McHugh gave up three runs â€” two earned â€” two hits in five innings with seven strikeouts. Twins 6, Blue Jays 5: In Fort Myers, Torii Hunter hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Chad Jenkins in the seventh inning for Minnesota. It was the first homer this spring for the 39-year-old Hunter. Before the game, the Twins announced a $20 million, four-year contract with second baseman Brian Dozier, who homered on the first pitch he saw. Athletics 14, Cubs 2: In Mesa, Ariz., Cubs prospect Kris Bryant hit his ninth home run of the spring, but Oakland roughed up Edwin Jackson. Jackson allowed nine hits â€” six for extra bases â€” eight runs in 1 innings. Phillies 6, Braves 3: In Kissimmee, Ryan Howard hit his third home run of the spring and Darin Ruff also connected for Philadelphia. Ruff followed Howard in the third inning with another homer off Atlanta starter Mike Foltynewicz, who allowed three runs in 2 innings. Rangers 15, Angels 8: In Surprise, Ariz., Albert Pujols homered and Mike Trout hit an RBI triple, but Texas tagged Los Angeles closer Huston Street for six runs. Trout, last yearâ€™s AL MVP, leads the Cactus League with a .462 batting average after extending his hitting streak to nine games. Padres 6, Mariners 4: In Peoria, Ariz., Matt Kemp legged out a triple two pitches before Justin Upton hit his third home run of the spring. Kempâ€™s liner to the gap off Mariners starter J.A. Happ was followed by Uptonâ€™s drive to left-center in the third inning. Upton doubled and scored an inning earlier. Kemp later singled and stole second. The third offseason outfield acquisition, Wil Myers, went 1 for 4 and looked shaky on a play by the wallMarlinsâ€™ bats erupt in 8th against Boston BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MLB ROUNDUP AP PHOTOBoston center elder Jackie Bradley Jr. dives back safely to rst base in the seventh inning of an exhibition game against Miami on Tuesday in Jupiter.LOS ANGELES â€” The Los Angeles Dodgers added another player from Cuba, agreeing to a $62.5 million, six-year contract with inelder Hector Olivera, agent Greg Genske said Tuesday. The agreement includes a $28 million signing bonus, Genske said. Olivera, said to be 29, was on the Cuban team that won the silver medal at the 2008 Olympics. He also played for his country at the 2009 World Baseball Classic, in which he hit .313 and played second base. He will have some company as he joins an organization that already has a strong Cuban presence with All-Star outelder Yasiel Puig, inelder Alex Guerrero and shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena, who was recently optioned to the Dodgersâ€™ minor league camp. Oliveraâ€™s deal will cause a $4,173,333 increase in this yearâ€™s luxury tax for the Dodgers, who pay at a 40 percent rate at the payroll amount over $189 million. Opening day decision doesnâ€™t bother Harvey: Matt Harvey said he understands the New York Metsâ€™ rationale in not starting him on opening day. The Mets announced Monday that 41-year-old Bartolo Colon will start the April 6 opener at Washington and NL Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom will start the home opener April 13 against Philadelphia. Harvey is returning from elbow ligament-replacement surgery that has sidelined him since August 2013. He is scheduled to start the third game of the opening series and the second home game, which likely will draw far more fans to Citi Field with Harvey on the mound that it otherwise would. Yankees prospect recovers from concussion: New York Yankees prospect Jose Pirela is feeling much better two days after sustaining a concussion when he crashed into the center field wall on a play that ended up an inside-the-park home run for the Metsâ€™ Juan Lagares. Pirela met with reporters in the Yankees dugout before Tuesday nightâ€™s game with Detroit and said he has no dizziness. â€œThe only thing I have is still a little bit of soreness in my neck and in my back, my entire back,â€ Pirela said through a translator. Around the nation: The Los Angeles Dodgers will rest pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu for two weeks to see if it helps ease the discomfort in his left shoulder. A contrast MRI in Los Angeles showed no change from the one he took in 2012. Masahiro Tanaka is lined up to start the Yankeesâ€™ opener against Toronto, which would end CC Sabathiaâ€™s streak of six consec utive opening-day starts for New York. Sabathia is coming back from season-ending knee surgery in July. Alex Gonzalez, a well-regarded Texas prospect bidding for a spot in the Rangersâ€™ starting rotation, was assigned to the clubâ€™s minor league camp. Gonzalez was the 23rd pick in the 2013 amateur draft.Los Angeles signs CubanBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MLB NOTEBOOKYanksâ€™ prospect recovers from a concussion Rays plan to retire Zimmerâ€™s jersey ST. PETERSBURG (AP) â€” Tampa Bay will honor former longtime senior adviser Don Zimmer by retiring uniform No. 66 before its April 6 season opener against Baltimore. Zimmer spent 11 years with the Rays, from 2004-14. It was his longest stint in his 66 years with 14 major league teams as a player, coach, manager or adviser. Zimmer was 83 when he died on June 4. 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Page 4 SP www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD MenNCAA CONFERENCE RECORDS Through Sunday (Selections in parentheses) Co nference W L Pct. Atlantic Coast (6) 11 1 .917 Pacic-12 (4) 7 1 .875 Missouri Valley (2) 3 1 .750 West Coast (2) 2 1 .667 Big Ten (7) 7 5 .583 Big East (6) 5 5 .500 Southeastern (5) 4 4 .500 Conference USA (1) 1 1 .500 Mid-Eastern Athletic (1) 1 1 .500 Northeast (1) 1 1 .500 Sun Belt (1) 1 1 .500 Big 12 (7) 5 5 .500 Atlantic 10 (3) 2 3 .400 American Athletic (2) 1 2 .333 Mountain West (3) 1 3 .250 America East (1) 0 1 .000 Atlantic Sun (1) 0 1 .000 Big Sky (1) 0 1 .000 Big South (1) 0 1 .000 Big West (1) 0 1 .000 Colonial (1) 0 1 .000 Horizon (1) 0 1 .000 Ivy (1) 0 1 .000 Metro Atlantic (1) 0 1 .000 Mid-American (1) 0 1 .000 Ohio Valley (1) 0 1 .000 Patriot (1) 0 1 .000 Southern (1) 0 1 .000 Southland (1) 0 1 .000 Southwestern Athletic (1) 0 1 .000 Summit (1) 0 1 .000 Western Athletic (1) 0 1 .000 NCAA TOURNAMENTEAST REGIONALThird round Sundayâ€™s results At TWC Arena, Charlotte, N.C. Michigan State 60, Virginia 54 At Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio Oklahoma 72, Dayton 66 At Key Arena, Seattle Louisville 66, Northern Iowa 53 Regional Seminals At The Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y. Fridayâ€™s games N.C. State (22-13) vs. Louisville (26-8), 7:37 p.m. Michigan State (25-11) vs. Oklahoma (2410), 10:07 p.m. Regional Championship: SundaySOUTH REGIONALThird round Sundayâ€™s results At TWC Arena, Charlotte, N.C. Duke 68, San Diego State 49 At KeyArena, Seattle Gonzaga 87, Iowa 68 Regional Seminals At NRG Stadium, Houston Fridayâ€™s games UCLA (22-13) vs. Gonzaga (34-2), 7:15 p.m. Duke (31-4) vs. Utah (26-8), 9:45 p.m. Regional Championship: SundayMIDWEST REGIONALThird round Sundayâ€™s results At Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio West Virginia 69, Maryland 59 At CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Neb. Wichita State 78, Kansas 65 Regional Seminals At Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland Thursdayâ€™s games Wichita State (30-4) vs. Notre Dame (31-5), 7:15 p.m. Kentucky (36-0) vs. West Virginia (24-9), 9:45 p.m. Regional Championship: SaturdayWEST REGIONALSundayâ€™s results At CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Neb. Wisconsin 72, Oregon 65 Regional Seminals At T he Staples Center, Los Angeles Thursdayâ€™s games Wisconsin (33-3) vs. North Carolina (26-11), 7:47 p.m. Arizona (33-3) vs. Xavier (23-13), 10:17 p.m. Regional Championship: Saturday NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT Second Round Sundayâ€™s results Temple 90, George Washington 77 Richmond 76, Arizona State 70 Stanford 74, Rhode Island 66 Mondayâ€™s results Louisiana Tech 84, Texas A&M 72 Old Dominion 50, Illinois State 49 Murray State 83, Tulsa 62 Quarternals Tuesdayâ€™s results Miami 63, Richmond 61 Vanderbilt at Stanford, late Todayâ€™s games Murray State (29-5) at Old Dominion (26-7), 7 p.m. Louisiana Tech (27-8) at Temple (25-10), 9 p.m. Seminals: March 31 COLLEGE BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL Mondayâ€™s results Louisiana-Monroe 71, Mercer 69 Vermont 78, Radford 71 Loyola of Chicago 86, Oral Roberts 78 Seattle 72, Colorado 65 Seminals Todayâ€™s games Seattle (18-15) at Loyola of Chicago (21-13), 8 p.m. Vermont (20-13) at Louisiana-Monroe (2312), 8 p.m. Championship Series (Best-of-3) Monday, April 1, April 3 COLLEGEINSIDER.COM TOURNAMENT Quarternals Todayâ€™s game UT-Martin (20-12) at Eastern Kentucky (2111), 7 p.m. Thursdayâ€™s game Evansville (21-12) at Louisiana-Lafayette (22-13), 8:30 p.m. Fridayâ€™s game Kent State (23-11) at Northern Arizona (2114), 9 p.m. Saturdayâ€™s game Canisius (18-14) at NJIT (20-11), 7:30 p.m. Seminals: Tuesday DIV. II TOURNAMENT At Evansville, Ind. Thursdayâ€™s games Tarleton State vs. Mount Olive, 1 p.m. Indiana (Pa.) vs. Azusa Pacic, 3:30 p.m. Fla. Southern vs. S. New Hampshire, 7 p.m. MinnSt.-Moorhead vs. Bellarmine, 9:30 p.m. Seminals Saturdayâ€™s games Mount Olive-Tarleton State winner vs. Azu sa Pacic-Indiana (Pa.) winner, TBA S. New Hampshire-Florida Southern winner vs. Bellarmine-Minnesota St.-Moorhead winner, TBAWomenNCAA WOMENâ€™S TOURNAMENTALBANY REGIONALSecond Round Sundayâ€™s results At Berkeley, Calif. Texas 73, California 70 At Lexington, Ky. Dayton 99, Kentucky 94 Mondayâ€™s results At Storrs, Conn. UConn 91, Rutgers 55 At Tampa Louisville 60, South Florida 52 Regional Seminals At Albany, N.Y. Saturdayâ€™s games UConn (34-1) vs. Texas (24-10), Noon Dayton (27-6) vs. Louisville (27-6), 2:30 p.m. Regional Championship: March 30SPOKANE REGIONALFirst Round Second Round Sundayâ€™s results At Corvallis, Ore. Gonzaga 76, Oregon State 64 At Durham, N.C. Duke 64, Mississippi St. 56 Mondayâ€™s results At College Park, Md. Maryland 85, Princeton 70 At Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee 77, Pittsburgh 67 Regional Seminals At Spokane, Wash. Saturdayâ€™s games Maryland (32-2) vs. Duke (23-10), 4:30 p.m. Gonzaga (26-7) vs. Tennessee (29-5), 7 p.m. Regional Championship: March 30OKLAHOMA CITY REGIONALFirst Round Second Round Sundayâ€™s results At Notre Dame, Ind. Notre Dame 79, DePaul 67 At Iowa City Iowa 88, Miami 70 At Waco, Texas Baylor 73, Arkansas 44 Mondayâ€™s result At Stanford, Calif. Stanford 86, Oklahoma 76 Regional Seminals At Oklahoma City Fridayâ€™s games Iowa (26-7) vs. Baylor (32-3), 7:30 p.m. Notre Dame (33-2) vs. Stanford (26-9), 10 p.m. Regional Championship: SundayGREENSBORO REGIONALSecond Round Sundayâ€™s result At Columbia, S.C. South Carolina 97, Syracuse 68 Mondayâ€™s results At Chapel Hill, N.C. North Carolina 86, Ohio State 84 At Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State 57, UALR 54 At Tallahassee Florida State 65, Florida Gulf Coast 47 Regional Seminals At Greensboro, N.C. Fridayâ€™s games South Carolina (32-2) vs. North Carolina (268), 7 p.m. Arizona State (29-5) vs. Florida State (31-4), 9:30 p.m. Regional Championship: Sunday WOMENâ€™S NIT Second Round Mondayâ€™s results Michigan 74, Toledo 58 Sacramento St. 84, Eastern Washington 49 Saint Maryâ€™s (Cal) 83, Fresno State 64 Tuesdayâ€™s results West Virginia 57, Hampton 39 Duquesne 48, Richmond 47 Third Round Todayâ€™s game Eastern Michigan (24-12) at Southern Mississippi (24-10), 8 p.m. Thursdayâ€™s games St. Johnâ€™s (23-10) at Villanova (21-13), 7 p.m. NC State (18-14) at Temple (18-16), 7 p.m. Missouri (19-13) at Michigan (18-14), 7 p.m. Mississippi (19-13) at Middle Tennessee (239), 8 p.m. Northern Colorado (22-12) at UCLA (15-18), 10 p.m. Saint Maryâ€™s (Cal) (22-10) at Sacramento State (18-15), 10 p.m. AP PHOTOGonzaga coach Mark Few reacts to a play against Iowa during the second half Sunday in Seattle. Gonzaga beat Iowa 87-68 to advance to the Sweet 16.SPOKANE, Wash. â€” Gonzaga coach Mark Fewâ€™s locker room handstand prompted a discussion with Kyle Wiltjer after the star forward tweeted video of the stunt that went viral this week. â€œWhat we do in the locker room, we had to re-explain to Kyle, stays in the locker room,â€ Few said Tuesday as second-seeded Gonzaga prepared to play 11th seed UCLA in the Sweet 16 on Friday. But the handstand, so uncharacteristic of the reserved and dignied Few, also served a serious purpose: To help the Zags loosen up a bit. Expectations have been high for this team, and Few wanted to make sure the Zags arenâ€™t crushed by them. â€œThe theme of this team is to celebrate wins,â€ Few said. â€œThere are so many expectations that they are supposed to do this that it was becoming like a job.â€ â€œWe want to take time to celebrate wins,â€ Few said. Celebrate the Zags did after dismantling Iowa 87-68 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 for the rst time since 2009. Wiltjerâ€™s tweet starts with guard Eric McClellan doing a backip in the locker room. Then Few does a brief handstand while the team cheers. â€œWe arenâ€™t done yet, fellas!â€ Few shouts. McClellan insisted this edition of the Bulldogs is having fun. â€œWe never let the moment get too big,â€ McClellan said. Few keeps Bulldogs looseBy NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE BASKETBALL: GonzagaHandstand in locker room goes viral COLLEGE BASKETBALLReady, set, scramble! OMAHA, Neb. â€” In the 2008 national championship, with Kansas trailing Memphis by three and 10.8 seconds left in the game, coach Bill Self called for his team to run a play called â€œChop.â€ The play, designed to provide multiple scoring options in moments of desperation, began with Sherron Collins dribbling up the court. Veering to his right, Collins handed off to Mario Chalmers at the top of the key, and Chalmers took the rst of his options: He shot the 3-pointer. It splashed through the net to force overtime. Kansas went on to win the title, and that perfectly executed play became known as â€œMarioâ€™s Miracle.â€ And if anybody thinks calling it a miracle is hyperbole, well, chances are they havenâ€™t been watching as teams ounder through the nal minutes in this yearâ€™s NCAA Tournament. Turnovers, missed shots, poor coaching and worse execution. Just call it organized chaos, late-game blunders that have nevertheless produced some memorable nishes. â€œFirst of all, the reason you struggle in games is because the other teamâ€™s pretty doggone good,â€ explained North Carolina coach Roy Williams, whose team survived two close games to reach the Sweet 16. â€œThe other thing is the attention, the pressure â€” theyâ€™re still 18-, 19-, 20-year-old kids. I mean, theyâ€™re not going to get it right.â€ Indeed, many of todayâ€™s brightest stars are freshmen and sophomore, players unaccustomed to the gameâ€™s biggest stage. That dearth of veteran leaders, several coaches have argued, is also one of the big reasons that that scoring continued its downward trend this season. Another reason for the late-game ubs: Lowand mid-majors are often trying to upset a heavyweight, and the talent gap becomes more pronounced when the game is on the line. That appeared to be the case last Thursday, when UC-Irvine had Louisville on the ropes. The Anteaters were inbounding the ball near midcourt, trailing 57-55 with about 6 seconds left. Alex Young was promptly stripped by the Cardinalsâ€™ Terry Rozier, a turnover 40 feet from the hoop that prevented the Big West champs from even attempting a tying shot. â€œWe had a quick play lined up and unfortunately I lost the ball,â€ Young said. â€œWe couldnâ€™t get a timeout, and it just happens. Itâ€™s basketball.â€ Speaking of timeouts, Northeastern burned through its allotment in the second half against Notre Dame, leaving coach Bill Coen unable to set up a nal play with the Huskies trailing by two in the closing seconds. Instead of getting a tying shot off, Quincy Ford coughed up the ball, and the Fighting Irish added a couple of free throws to seal the victory. Asked about his timeout dilemma, Coen replied: â€œI wish weâ€™d had one left.â€By DAVE SKRETTAASSOCIATED PRESSAt end of tourney games, the chaos is usually by designAP PHOTOKansasâ€™ Mario Chalmers celebrates after hitting a 3-pointer to take the game into overtime against Memphis during the 2008 national championship game in San Antonio. The tying shot came from a play called â€œChop.â€ COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP Hurricanes rally, reach NIT semifinalsRICHMOND, Va. â€” Sheldon McClellan gave Miami its rst lead of the game with 1:02 remaining and the Hurricanes rallied from 18 points down to beat Richmond 63-61 on Tuesday to advance to the NIT seminals. The Spiders led most of the game and used a pair of 3-pointers to spread out their lead to 36-18 early in the second half. But a streak of Richmond fouls and mostly accurate free throw shooting allowed the Hurricanes to slowly close the gap as Richmondâ€™s offense sputtered in the face of a withering Miami press. McClellan scored seven straight points, including a game-tying 3-pointer with 2:03 left, and Davon Reed added two free throws for a 6155 lead with 26 seconds left. McClellan led Miami (24-12) with 16 points. Davon Reed had 10 points and 12 rebounds as the Hurricanes dominated the glass 47-32, with 17 offensive boards. Richmond (21-14) was led by Terry Allen with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Howland named new Mississippi State coach: In Starkville, Miss., Ben Howlandâ€™s coaching career made the unlikely journey from Westwood to Starkville. The 57-year-old was introduced as Mississippi Stateâ€™s new menâ€™s basketball coach on the floor at Humphrey Coliseum. The former UCLA coach â€” who led the Bruins to three straight Final Fours from 2006 to 2008 â€” takes over a program with only a fraction of the national prestige, though the Bulldogs did go to a Final Four in 1996. Several hundred fans rang their cowbells in celebration when Howland was introduced, hoping for a quick revival for a program that has fallen to an afterthought in the Southeastern Conference. Sun Devils fire coach after 9 seasons: In Tempe, Ariz., Arizona State fired coach Herb Sendek after nine seasons as coach. Sendek led the Sun Devils to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five years in 2013-14, but the team took a step back this season. The Sun Devils finished 18-16 to miss the NCAA Tournament and lost their second-round NIT game to Richmond on Sunday. Sendek had a short meeting with Arizona State athletic director Ray Anderson before the decision was made. Sendek went 159-137 at Arizona State with two NCAA Tournament appearances. He previously coached at North Carolina State and Miami (Ohio). Dalton State wins NAIA DI title: In Kansas City, Mo., Jordan Bowling had 18 points and seven rebounds, Anthony Hilliard added 14 points and Dalton State (Ga.) College cruised to a 71-53 victory over Westmont (Calif.) College in the NAIA national championship game on Tuesday. Hilliard hit a deep 3-pointer as time expired in the first half to give Dalton State a 16-point lead.BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 www.sunnewspapers.net SP Page 5 Sports on TVMENâ€™S COLLEGE BASKETBALL7 p.m. ESPN2 â€” NIT, quarternal, Murray St. at Old Dominion 9 p.m. ESPN2 â€” NIT, quarternal, Louisiana Tech at TempleNBA7 p.m. ESPN â€” Chicago at Toronto FSFL â€” Atlanta at Orlando 7:30 p.m. SUN â€” Miami at Boston 9:30 p.m. ESPN â€” Oklahoma City at San AntonioNHL8 p.m. NBCSN â€” Chicago at PhiladelphiaSOCCER3 p.m. ESPN â€” Menâ€™s national teams, exhibition, Denmark vs. United States, at Aarhus, DenmarkSports on RadioNBA620 AM, 99.3 FM â€” Oklahoma City at San AntonioGlantz-Culver LineNCAA TOURNAMENTRegional Seminals Thursday At Cleveland FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Kentucky 13 (136) West Virginia Wichita St. 2 (137) Notre Dame At Los Angeles Arizona 10 (135) Xavier Wisconsin 6 (143) North Carolina Friday At Syracuse, N.Y. Louisville 2 (130) NC State Michigan St. 2 (134) Oklahoma At Houston Gonzaga 8 (144) UCLA Duke 5 (135) UtahNITQuarternals Tonight at Temple 3 (151) La. Tech at Old Dominion 2 (138) Murray St.CBI TOURNAMENTSeminals Tonight Vermont 1 (132) at La.-Monroe at Loyola-Chi. 9 (135) SeattleCOLLEGE INSIDER TOURNAMENTQuarternals Tonight at E. Kentucky 5 (139) UT-Martin Thursday at La.-Lafayette 2 (154) Evansville Friday Kent St. 1 (137) at N. Arizona Saturday at NJIT 2 (140) CanisiusNBAFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Charlotte 4 (196) Brooklyn L.A. Clippers 15 (197) at New York at Washington 3 (194) Indiana Atlanta 8 (203) at Orlando at Toronto 1 (201) Chicago at Boston 3 (202) Miami Cleveland 2 (194) at Memphis Houston 3 (205) at New Orleans at Minnesota 2 (199) L.A. Lakers at Utah 5 (184) Portland at Denver 10 (208) Philadelphia at San Antonio 7 (213) Oklahoma City at Phoenix 7 (212) SacramentoNHLFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Chicago -175 at Philadelphia +155 Colorado -135 at Edmonton +115 at Calgary -135 Dallas +115TennisMIAMI OPEN Tuesday At The Tennis Center at Crandon Park, Key Biscayne, Fla. Purse: Men, $6.27 million (Masters 1000); Women, $5.38 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women First Round Anna Schmiedlova, Slovakia, def. Polona Hercog, Slovenia, 6-3, 6-2. Madison Brengle, United States, def. Aleksandra Krunic, Serbia, 6-0, 6-2. Catherine Bellis, United States, def. Indy de Vroome, Netherlands, 6-2, 6-2. Paula Badosa Gibert, Spain, def. Petra Cetkovska, Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-1. Karin Knapp, Italy, def. Katerina Siniakova, Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-0. Monica Niculescu, Romania, def. Shelby Rogers, United States, 7-6 (1), 6-1. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, def. Francoise Aban da, Canada, 6-2, 6-3. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, def. Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, 6-4, 7-6 (4). Kristina Mladenovic, France, def. Klara Koukalova, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-4. Tereza Smitkova, Czech Republic, def. Natalia Vikhlyantseva, Russia, 0-6, 7-5, 6-2. Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, def. Mona Bar thel, Germany, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. Kurumi Nara, Japan, def. Ajla Tomljanovic, Croatia, 6-4, 6-3.Auto racingNASCAR SPRINT CUP POINTS LEADERS 1. K.Harvick, 225; 2. J.Logano, 197; 3. M.Truex Jr., 192; 4. D.Earnhardt Jr., 164; 5. B.Keselowski, 163; 6. R.Newman, 162; 7. J. Johnson, 159; 8. K.Kahne, 159; 9. P.Menard, 152; 10. A.Almirola, 138; 11. A.Allmending er, 137; 12. C.Mears, 132; 13. M.Kenseth, 127; 14. D.Hamlin, 125; 15. D.Ragan, 124; 16. J.McMurray, 120.College baseballTUESDAYâ€™S SCORES EAST Boston College 22, Northeastern 1 Brandeis at W. New England, ppd., eld conditions Hofstra 4, Manhattan 2 Mount Olive 12, Catawba 10 Old Westbury 5, Baruch 4 Richard Stockton 12, Wesley 5 Susquehanna 8-5, Juniata 2-3 SOUTH Arkansas St. 14, Murray St. 6 Asbury 5-3, Berea 2-2 Blue Mountain 6, Martin Methodist 4, 7 innings Bridgewater (Va.) 12, E.Mennonite 7 Carson-Newman 8, King (Tenn.) 5, 11 in nings Chowan 9, Barton 8 Duke 3, Liberty 1 Georgetown 1, Virginia 0 Kentucky Wesleyan 20-5, Kentucky St. 6-3 Lander 11, Erskine 8 Lynchburg 3, Guilford 1 Maryville (Tenn.) 10, Emory & Henry 5 Miami-Hamilton 10, Pikeville 6 N. Kentucky 8, Morehead St. 3 Ohio Northern at Thomas More, ppd. Union, Ky. 9, Georgetown (Ky.) 3 MIDWEST Ill.-Chicago at Notre Dame, ccd. St. Scholastica 6, Wis.-Superior 0 SOUTHWEST Houston Baptist 6, Prairie View A&M 2 St. Edwardâ€™s 12, Texas A&M-Kingsville 11 Pro baseballAMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pct Kansas City 13 8 .619 Oakland 14 9 .609 New York 13 9 .591 Los Angeles 11 8 .579 Toronto 12 9 .571 Houston 9 8 .529 Boston 10 9 .526 RAYS 9 9 .500 Minnesota 9 10 .474 Seattle 9 10 .474 Cleveland 9 11 .450 Texas 8 10 .444 Baltimore 9 13 .409 Chicago 7 11 .389 Detroit 7 15 .318 NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pct Los Angeles 11 6 .647 Arizona 12 9 .571 Colorado 12 9 .571 St. Louis 9 7 .563 MARLINS 11 9 .550 New York 12 10 .545 Pittsburgh 10 9 .526 Philadelphia 11 10 .524 San Diego 11 10 .524 Cincinnati 9 9 .500 Washington 9 9 .500 Chicago 9 12 .429 Milwaukee 8 11 .421 Atlanta 9 13 .409 San Francisco 6 16 .273 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. Mondayâ€™s results Pittsburgh 7, RAYS 6 Atlanta 14, Houston 10 N.Y. Mets 12, MARLINS 3 Philadelphia 3, Minnesota 0 Washington 7, N.Y. Yankees 6 St. Louis vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., ccd., Unplayable conditions L.A. Dodgers 7, Arizona 4 San Diego 10, Chicago White Sox 4 San Francisco 8, Kansas City 3 Cleveland 8, Oakland 3 L.A. Angels 5, Seattle 0 Colorado 5, Milwaukee 1 Texas 6, Cincinnati 6, tie, 10 innings Tuesdayâ€™s results Minnesota 6, Toronto 5 Baltimore 9, Pittsburgh 2 Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 3 MARLINS 9, Boston 4 Houston 4, N.Y. Mets 3 Colorado 7, Chicago White Sox 6 Texas 15, L.A. Angels 8 San Diego 6, Seattle 4 Oakland 14, Chicago Cubs 2 N.Y. Yankees 9, Detroit 8 Milwaukee vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., late San Francisco vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., late Todayâ€™s games RAYS vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. Washington vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Houston vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. MARLINS vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05 p.m. San Diego vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Oakland vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. San Francisco vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City at Sur prise, Ariz., 9:05 p.m. Texas vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.TWINS 6, BLUE JAYS 5At Fort Myers Toronto 000 010 022 â€” 5 10 0 Minnesota 100 000 311 â€” 6 11 2 Redmond, Hendriks (4), Schultz (5), Hynes (6), Jenkins (7), S.Barnes (7), Drabek (8), Ko recky (9) and D.Navarro, J.Murphy, J.Saez; Nolasco, Perkins (6), Duensing (7), Graham (7), Hamburger (8) and K.Suzuki, Fryer. Wâ€” Hamburger. Lâ€”Korecky. HRsâ€”Toronto, Donaldson (3). Minnesota, Dozier (3), Tor. Hunter (1), J.Schafer (1).RANGERS 15, ANGELS 8At Surprise, Ariz. Los Angeles (A) 200 102021 â€” 8 12 3 Texas 001031(10)0x 18 2 Heaney, Mattheus (5), Street (6), K.Spomer (7), T.Gott (8) and Butera, A.Bemboom; Tepesch, Edwards (6), Claudio (6), Mendez (7), Scheppers (8), Feliz (9) and Gimenez, Corporan. Wâ€”Mendez. Lâ€”Street. HRsâ€” Los Angeles (A), Pujols (3). Texas, Andrus (1), Field (2), Rosales (1).MARLINS 9, RED SOX 4At Jupiter Boston 004 000 000 â€” 4 7 1 Miami 001 000 08x â€” 9 8 1 B.Johnson, D.Hinojosa (4), Ross Jr. (5), M.Barnes (6), Owens (7), Eveland (8) and Swihart; Koehler, Dunn (7), A.Ramos (7), Crow (8), Morris (9) and Saltalamacchia, So lano. Wâ€”Crow. Lâ€”Owens.ORIOLES 9, PIRATES 2At Bradenton Baltimore 000 502 200 â€” 9 16 1 Pittsburgh 000 002 000 â€” 2 11 1 U.Jimenez, Z.Britton (6), Brach (7), W.Wright (8), L.Verrett (9) and Lavarnway, Joseph; Liz, J.Hughes (4), Scahill (4), B.Wood (6), J.Wall (7), A.Morris (7), Pimentel (8) and T.Sanchez, S.Valle. Wâ€”U.Jimenez. Lâ€”J.Hughes. HRsâ€” Baltimore, Pearce (5).ASTROS 4, METS 3At Port St. Lucie Houston 000 010 120 â€” 4 12 1 New York (N) 012 000 000 â€” 3 2 0 McHugh, K.Chapman (6), Gregerson (6), Neshek (7), Harris (8), J.Hoyt (9) and J.Castro, T.Heineman; Gee, Carlyle (5), D.Alvarez (6), Z.Thornton (7), C.Torres (8), Familia (9) and Monell, Recker. Wâ€”Neshek. Lâ€”C.Torres. Svâ€”J.Hoyt. HRsâ€”Houston, Marisnick (1). New York (N), D.Wright (3).PADRES 6, MARINERS 4At Peoria, Ariz. Seattle 101 100 010 â€” 4 8 2 San Diego 033 000 00x â€” 6 12 1 Happ, Lowe (4), Rodney (6), Wilhelmsen (7), J.Saunders (8) and Zunino, Jo.Baker; Cashner, C.Rearick (5), A.Torres (6), Benoit (7), Elbert (8), Kelley (9) and Nieves, R.Gale. Wâ€”Cashner. Lâ€”Happ. Svâ€”Kelley. HRsâ€” Seattle, S.Smith (1). San Diego, Upton (3).ATHLETICS 14, CUBS 2At Mesa, Ariz. Chicago (N) 101 000 000 â€” 2 6 2 Oakland 226 120 10x â€” 14 18 1 B.Parker, E.Jackson (2), F.Cruz (3), Bueno (4), De Leon (5), J.Ortiz (6), D.Britton (7), F.Batista (8) and M.Montero, B.Carhart; Pomeranz, R. Doolittle (3), Zito (4), R.Alvarez (8), J.Urlaub (9) and Vogt, Carlin. Wâ€”Pomeranz. Lâ€”B. Parker. HRsâ€”Chicago (N), Bryant (9). Oak land, B.Butler (3), Vogt (1).ROCKIES 7, WHITE SOX 6At Glendale, Ariz. Colorado 000 160 000 â€” 7 9 1 Chicago (A) 000 510 000 â€” 6 5 3 Lyles, Ja.Diaz (5), Bergman (6) and W.Rosa rio, R.Casteel; Joh.Danks, Albers (5), Duke (6), Cleto (7), Putnam (9) and Flowers, Brant ly. Wâ€”Lyles. Lâ€”Albers. Svâ€”Bergman. HRsâ€”Chicago (A), Abreu (1), Flowers (1).PHILLIES 5, BRAVES 3At Kissimmee Philadelphia 012 000 020 â€” 5 13 1 Atlanta 000 000 300 â€” 3 12 0 S.Gonzalez, C.Murray (4), Clemens (5), Au mont (7), Neris (9) and Rupp, R.Garcia, K.Hill; Foltynewicz, B.Feigl (3), Banuelos (4), Grilli (7), Vizcaino (8), C.Martin (9) and Pierzynski, Buck. Wâ€”Aumont. Lâ€”Vizcaino. Svâ€”Neris. HRsâ€”Philadelphia, Howard (3), Ruf (2). At lanta, A.Simmons (2).YANKEES 9, TIGERS 8At Tampa Detroit 140 010 200 â€” 8 8 0 New York (A) 101 000 304 â€” 9 10 3 An.Sanchez, Nesbitt (6), K.Ryan (7), Farmer (7), Dolis (9) and Avila, J.McCann; E.Rog ers, A.Miller (4), Betances (5), Ju.Wilson (6), N.Rumbelow (7), J.Pazos (8), D.Moreno (9) and B.McCann, J.Murphy. Wâ€”D.Moreno. Lâ€”Dolis. HRsâ€”New York (A), R.Flores (2).Pro hockeyNHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 74 46 20 8 100 195 162 LIGHTNING 74 46 21 7 99 242 191 Detroit 72 39 21 12 90 208 195 Ottawa 72 37 24 11 85 212 190 Boston 73 36 25 12 84 193 190 PANTHERS 73 33 26 14 80 180 201 Toronto 74 27 41 6 60 193 237 Bualo 73 20 46 7 47 138 245 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 72 46 19 7 99 219 167 N.Y. Islanders 74 44 25 5 93 226 205 Pittsburgh 73 40 22 11 91 202 181 Washington 73 39 24 10 88 212 180 Philadelphia 74 29 29 16 74 192 215 New Jersey 73 31 31 11 73 164 186 Columbus 73 34 35 4 72 198 228 Carolina 72 26 36 10 62 165 199 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA St. Louis 74 46 21 7 99 226 182 Nashville 74 45 21 8 98 211 178 Chicago 72 44 22 6 94 206 163 Minnesota 74 42 25 7 91 211 183 Winnipeg 73 38 23 12 88 205 190 Dallas 73 35 28 10 80 228 233 Colorado 72 33 27 12 78 193 201 Pacic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 75 46 22 7 99 219 211 Vancouver 72 42 26 4 88 206 193 Calgary 73 40 27 6 86 214 191 Los Angeles 73 36 23 14 86 196 182 San Jose 73 35 30 8 78 201 206 Edmonton 73 20 40 13 53 173 251 Arizona 74 22 44 8 52 154 246 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Mondayâ€™s results Los Angeles 3, New Jersey 1 Chicago 3, Carolina 1 Minnesota 2, Toronto 1 Ottawa 5, San Jose 2 Dallas 4, Bualo 3 Calgary 3, Colorado 2 Winnipeg 4, Edmonton 1 Tuesdayâ€™s results Minnesota 2, N.Y. Islanders 1, SO Los Angeles 4, N.Y. Rangers 2 St. Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2, OT Columbus 5, Anaheim 3 Arizona 5, Detroit 4, OT LIGHTNING 4, PANTHERS 3 Nashville 3, Montreal 2, OT Winnipeg at Vancouver, late Todayâ€™s games Chicago at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Colorado at Edmonton, 8 p.m. Dallas at Calgary, 10 p.m. ECHL EASTERN CONFERENCE East Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Florida 63 43 13 2 5 93 236 183 x-Reading 63 41 16 4 2 88 234 182 So. Carolina 64 39 18 1 6 85 200 148 Orlando 63 34 22 4 3 75 211 187 Greenville 65 33 28 1 3 70 188 200 Elmira 63 31 25 0 7 69 166 181 Gwinnett 64 17 41 3 3 40 154 235 North Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Toledo 62 43 13 4 2 92 243 155 x-Fort Wayne 63 42 15 2 4 90 223 177 Kalamazoo 63 31 27 2 3 67 196 206 Wheeling 61 30 29 1 1 62 179 182 Cincinnati 62 27 28 1 6 61 165 183 Indy 63 26 28 4 5 61 173 198 Evansville 63 14 41 5 3 36 154 240 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA y-Allen 63 41 14 5 3 90 253 184 Rapid City 64 33 26 2 3 71 192 186 Tulsa 63 33 26 1 3 70 223 218 Quad City 65 31 27 4 3 69 180 170 Wichita 63 30 25 2 6 68 193 206 Missouri 63 23 33 4 3 53 160 205 Brampton 62 21 38 3 0 45 162 251 Pacic Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Idaho 65 43 17 2 3 91 225 167 Colorado 65 39 21 2 3 83 220 188 Ontario 63 36 18 4 5 81 197 162 Utah 64 32 24 5 3 72 184 192 Alaska 62 30 25 3 4 67 204 202 Bakerseld 64 24 32 3 5 56 180 225 Stockton 64 19 44 1 0 39 173 255 x-Clinched Playo Berth y-Clinched Divisional Title Note: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Tuesdayâ€™s results Orlando 4, Gwinnett 1 Alaska at Bakerseld, today Todayâ€™s games Fort Wayne at Elmira, 7:05 p.m. Toledo at Wheeling, 7:05 p.m. Florida at Reading, 7:30 p.m. South Carolina at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m. Allen at Tulsa, 8 p.m. Quad City at Wichita, 8:05 p.m. Idaho at Utah, 9 p.m. Stockton at Ontario, 10 p.m. AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE Tuesdayâ€™s results Texas 4, Iowa 3 Todayâ€™s games Oklahoma City at Toronto, 11 a.m. Hamilton at Adirondack, 7 p.m. St. Johnâ€™s at Portland, 7 p.m. Syracuse at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m. San Antonio at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Lake Erie at Rockford, 8 p.m.TransactionsBASEBALLAmerican League CHICAGO WHITE SOX â€” Optioned INF Leury Garcia, LHP Onelki Garcia and INF Andy Wilkins to Charlotte (IL) and RHP F rankie Montas to Birmingham (SL). Reas signed RHP Logan Kensing, RHP Nolan San burn and LHP Joe Savery to minor league camp. DETROIT TIGERS â€” Optioned LHP Kyle Lobstein, RHP Alex Wilson and RHP Josh Zeid to Toledo (IL). Assigned RHP Alberto Cabrera to minor league camp. MINNESOTA TWINS â€” Agreed to terms with 2B Brian Dozier on a four-year contract. Optioned RHP A.J. Achter to Rochester (IL). Reassigned C Tyler Grimes, INFs James Beresford and Jose Martinez, and OFs Eric Farris and Danny Ortiz to minor league camp. TEXAS RANGERS â€” Optioned INF Hans er Alberto to Round Rock (PCL). Assigned RHPs Alex Gonzalez and Ross Wolf to minor league camp. National League MIAMI MARLINS â€” Optioned RHP Car ter Capps to New Orleans (PCL). Reassigned RHP Vin Mazzaro, RHP Ryan Chaee, LHP Pat Misch, LHP Pat Urcktz and C Vinny Rot tino to minor league camp. MILWAUKEE BREWERS â€” Assigned INF Pete Orr and OF Bryan Petersen to minor league camp. NEW YORK METS â€” Optioned LHP Jack Leathersich to minor league camp. American Association AMARILLO THUNDERHEADS â€” Signed RHP Anthony Figliolia and INF Zack MacPhee. JOPLIN BLASTERS â€” Signed C Juan Medina. WICHITA WINGNUTS â€” Signed INF Kori Melo. WINNIPEG GOLDEYES â€” Signed RHP Mark Pope and INF Aaron Baker. Can-Am League NEW JERSEY JACKALS â€” Signed RHP Ryan Fennell.FOOTBALLNational Football League CHICAGO BEARS â€” Agreed to terms with DT Ray McDonald and DE Jarvis Jen kins on one-year contracts. HOUSTON TEXANS â€” Re-signed LB Akeem Dent. MINNESOTA VIKINGS â€” Agreed to terms with LB Casey Matthews and S Taylor Mays. NEW YORK JETS â€” Signed DEs Stephen Bowen and Kevin Vickerson and OT Corey Hilliard. Canadian Football League EDMONTON ESKIMOS â€” Named Mike Scheper oensive line coach.HOCKEYNational Hockey League NASHVILLE PREDATORS â€” Recalled F Kevin Fiala from Milwaukee (AHL). VANCOUVER CANUCKS â€” Signed D Chris Tanev to a ve-year contract exten sion. WASHINGTON CAPITALS â€” Reassigned D Nate Schmidt to Hershey (AHL). American Hockey League AHL â€” Suspended Albany RW Cam Janssen two games. SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE â€” Reassigned D Mackenzie Weegar to Cincinnati (ECHL) and F Tony Turgeon to Allen (ECHL). Announced G Colin Stevens was reassigned to the team. Released G Jacob DeSerres from his amateur tryout contract. ECHL SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS â€” Loaned F Brett Cameron to Adirondack (AHL).SOCCERMajor League Soccer SPORTING KANSAS CITY â€” Loaned M Mikey Lopez to OKC Energy FC (USL).TENNISInternational Tennis Hall of Fame ITHF â€” Named John Austin director of tennis.COLLEGEARIZONA STATE â€” Fired menâ€™s basket ball coach Herb Sendek. MISSISSIPPI STATE â€” Named Ben How land menâ€™s basketball coach. PROVIDENCE â€” Announced menâ€™s junior basketball F Tyler Harris will not return for his nal season of eligibility.Pro basketballNBA EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic W L Pct GB Toronto 42 29 .592 â€” Boston 31 39 .443 10 Brooklyn 29 40 .420 12 Philadelphia 17 53 .243 24 New York 14 57 .197 28 Southeast W L Pct GB y-Atlanta 53 17 .757 â€” Washington 40 31 .563 13 Miami 32 38 .457 21 Charlotte 30 39 .435 22 Orlando 22 50 .306 32 Central W L Pct GB x-Cleveland 46 26 .639 â€” x-Chicago 43 29 .597 3 Milwaukee 35 36 .493 10 Indiana 30 40 .429 15 Detroit 27 44 .380 18 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest W L Pct GB x-Memphis 50 21 .704 â€” Houston 47 23 .671 2 San Antonio 44 26 .629 5 Dallas 45 27 .625 5 New Orleans 37 33 .529 12 Northwest W L Pct GB Portland 44 24 .647 â€” Oklahoma City 41 30 .577 4 Utah 31 39 .443 14 Denver 27 44 .380 18 Minnesota 16 54 .229 29 Pacic W L Pct GB x-Golden State 57 13 .814 â€” L.A. Clippers 46 25 .648 11 Phoenix 38 33 .535 19 Sacramento 24 45 .348 32 L.A. Lakers 18 51 .261 38 x-clinched playo spot y-clinched division Mondayâ€™s Games Houston 110, Indiana 100 Boston 110, Brooklyn 91 Memphis 103, New York 82 Chicago 98, Charlotte 86 Minnesota 106, Utah 104, OT Golden State 107, Washington 76 Tuesdayâ€™s Games Detroit 108, Toronto 104 Oklahoma City 127, L.A. Lakers 117 Dallas 101, San Antonio 94 Milwaukee 89, Miami 88 Philadelphia at Sacramento, late Golden State at Portland, late Todayâ€™s games Indiana at Washington, 7 p.m. Chicago at Toronto, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Orlando, 7 p.m. Brooklyn at Charlotte, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at New York, 7 p.m. Miami at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Cleveland at Memphis, 8 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Denver, 9 p.m. Portland at Utah, 9 p.m. Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. Sacramento at Phoenix, 10 p.m.SoccerMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA New York City FC 1 0 2 5 3 1 New York 1 0 1 4 3 1 Orlando City 1 1 1 4 2 2 Columbus 1 1 0 3 2 1 Toronto FC 1 1 0 3 3 3 D.C. United 1 1 0 3 1 2 Philadelphia 0 1 2 2 3 5 Montreal 0 1 1 1 0 1 New England 0 2 1 1 0 5 Chicago 0 3 0 0 1 5 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA FC Dallas 3 0 0 9 6 1 San Jose 2 1 0 6 5 4 Vancouver 2 1 0 6 3 3 Los Angeles 1 0 2 5 5 3 Houston 1 1 1 4 2 2 Seattle 1 1 0 3 5 3 Portland 0 0 3 3 2 2 Real Salt Lake 0 0 2 2 3 3 Colorado 0 0 2 2 0 0 Sporting Kansas City 0 1 2 2 2 4 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturdayâ€™s games San Jose at New England, 3 p.m. Orlando City at Montreal, 4 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at New York City FC, 7 p.m. Los Angeles at D.C. United, 7 p.m. New York at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Vancouver, 8 p.m. Seattle at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Colorado at Houston, 8:30 p.m. Sundayâ€™s games Philadelphia at Chicago, 5 p.m. Toronto FC at Real Salt Lake, 7 p.m.BoxingFIGHT SCHEDULE Thursday At Hialeah (Fla.) Park Race Track (ESPN2), Breidis Prescott vs. Fredrick Lawson, 10, welterweights; Rances Barthelemy vs. Angi no Perez, 10, junior welterweights. Saturday At Motorpoint Arena, Sheeld, England (SHO), Kell Brook vs. Jo Jo Dan, 12, for Brookâ€™s IBF welterweight title; Adam Etches vs. Sergey Khomitsky, 12, middleweights; Oleksander Yegorov vs. Gavin McDonnell, 12, for Yegorovâ€™s European junior feather weight title; Frankie Gavin vs. Bogdan Mitic, 10, welterweights; Khalid Yafai vs. Cristofer Rosales, 10, yweights. At Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas (SHO), Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Gary Russell Jr., 12, for Gonzalezâ€™s WBC featherweight title; Jermell Charlo vs. Vanes Martirosyan, 10, junior middleweights. A t Merida, Mexico, Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Rommel Asenjo, 12, for Estradaâ€™s WBA Super World and WBO yweight titles. At Lima, Peru, Carlos Zambrano vs. Daniel Ramirez, 12, for the interim WBA feather weight title. April 2 At The Belasco Theater, Los Angeles (FS1), Julian Ramirez vs. Raul Hidalgo, 10, feath erweights. April 3 At Omega Products Outdoor Arena, Coro na, Calif. (ESPN2), Petr Petrov vs. Gamaliel Diaz, 10, lightweights. April 4 At Moscow, Denis Lebedev vs. Youri Kalen ga, 12, for Lebedevâ€™s WBA cruiserweight title. At Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City (CBS), Adonis Stevenson vs. Sakio Bika, 12, for Stevensonâ€™s WBC light heavyweight title; Artur Beterbiev vs. Gabriel Campillo, 10, light heavyweights; Julian Williams vs. Joey Hernandez, 10, junior middleweights; Kevin Bizier vs. Carlos Molina, 10, welterweights. At Metepec, Mexico, Carlos Cuadras vs. Luis Concepcion, 12, for Cuadrasâ€™ WBC super y weight title. April 10 At Moscow, Denis Lebedev vs. Youri Kalen ga, 12, for Lebedevâ€™s WBA cruiserweight title. At Benavidez, Argentina, Ola Afolabi vs. Vic tor Emilio Ramirez, 12, for vacant IBF interim cruiserweight title. April 11 At San Juan (PPV), Orlando Salido vs. Rocky Martinez, 12, for Salidoâ€™s WBO junior light weight title; Jose Gonzalez vs. Sharif Boge re, 10, lightweights; McWilliams Arroyo vs. Ramon Garcia Hirales, 10, yweights. At Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. (NBC), Danny Garcia vs. Lamont Peterson, 12, welterweights; Andy Lee vs. Peter Quillin, 12, for Leeâ€™s WBO middleweight title; Felix Diaz vs. Gabriel Bracero, 10, welterweights. April 16 At Osaka, Japan, Shinsuke Yamanaka vs. Diego Santillan, 12, for Yamanakaâ€™s WBC bantamweight title. April 17 At Grand Casino, Hinkley, Minn. (CBSSN), Dennis Hogan vs. Tyrone Brunson, 10, junior middleweights; Tony Luis vs. Tyrone Harris, 10, lightweights. April 18 At Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, Richar Abril vs. Derry Mathews, 12, for Abrilâ€™s WBA lightweight title. At Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, N.Y. (HBO), Lucas Matthysse, vs. Ruslan Provod nikov, 12, junior welterweights. At Arlington, Texas (HBO), Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme, 12, for vacant WBO junior welterweight title; Diego Magdaleno vs. Luis Solis, 10, lightweights. At StubHub Center, Carson, Calif. (SHO), Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Andrzej Fonfara, 12, light heavyweights; Oscar Escandon vs. Moises Flores, 12, for the interim WBA super bantamweight title. April 22 At Osaka, Japan, Juan Carlos Reveco vs. Kazuto Ioka, 12, for Revecoâ€™s WBA junior y weight title; Katsunari Takayama vs. Fahlan Sakkreerin Jr., 12, for Takayamaâ€™s IBF mini mumweight title. April 24 At UIC Pavilion, Chicago (Spike TV), Antho ny Dirrell vs. Badou Jack, 12, for Dirrellâ€™s WBC super middleweight title; Daniel Jacobs vs. Caleb Truax, 12, for Jacobsâ€™ WBA middle weight title. April 25 At Madison Square Garden, New York (HBO), Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jen nings, 12, for Klitschkoâ€™s IBF/WBA Super World/WBO/IBO heavyweight titles; Sadam Ali vs. Francisco Santana, 10, welterweights. At O2 Arena, London, Evgeny Gradovich vs. Lee Selby, 12, for Gradovichâ€™s IBF feath erweight title. At Detroit, Anthony Dirrell vs. Badou Jack, 12, for Dirrellâ€™s WBC super middleweight title. April 30 At Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, Calif. (FS1), Mercito Gesta vs. Carlos Molina, 10, junior welterweights. May 1 At The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas (truTV), Takahiro Ao vs. Raymundo Beltran, 12, for vacant WBO lightweight title; Mikael Ze wski vs. Konstantin Ponomarev, 10, welter weights May 2 At MGM Grand, Las Vegas (PPV), Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, 12, for Mayweatherâ€™s WBC-WBA Super World welterweight titles and Pacquiaoâ€™s WBO World welterweight title; Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Galamlier Rodrguez, 12, for Lomachenkoâ€™s WBO featherweight title. | SCOREBOARD | QUICK HITSSHARPER PLEADS GUILTY IN VEGAS SEX ASSAULT CASELAS VEGAS (AP) â€” Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded guilty Tuesday in Las Vegas to a reduced felony attempted sex assault charge, in the third part of a four-state plea deal that prosecutors say will put him in federal prison for about nine years. Appearing by Internet hookup from a courtroom in Los Angeles, Sharper entered his plea before Clark County District Court Judge Douglas Herndon, who scheduled sentencing for June 25. A plea agreement calls for Sharper to serve 38 months to eight years in prison for the Nevada conviction, but at the same time as sentences from California, Arizona and Louisiana. On Monday, the 39-year-old Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault in Arizona â€” again using an Internet hookup â€” and no contest in Los Angeles to raping two women he drugged after meeting them in a West Hollywood bar. In Fall River, Mass., a cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez took the stand in his murder trial after being ordered to testify, giving him a big smile and telling the prosecutor she couldnâ€™t remember details of what happened in the days surrounding the killing.BOXINGMayweather and Pacquiao purses soar: The richest fight in boxing history is getting even richer. And thatâ€™s before the first ticket has even been sold. New estimates show Floyd Mayweather Jr.â€™s payoff for fighting Manny Pacquiao could easily be $180 million, up substantially from earlier predictions of $120 million. Pacquiao gets the short end of the purse, but even that is expected to be well over $100 million by the time everything is tallied up.CYCLINGWADA says Armstrongâ€™s attempt at reduced ban â€˜almost too lateâ€™: In Lausanna, Switzerland, Lance Armstrong has not done enough to get his life ban reduced and his latest bid for rehabilitation is coming too late, the director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency said. In an interview with The Associated Press, David Howman said the disgraced American cyclist did not seize the opportunities he had to come forward with the details of his doping past. â€œIf he satisfied the criteria to go forward and ask for suspension of his ban, the criteria will be carefully looked at, but so far he has not,â€ Howman said on the sidelines of a WADA symposium in Lausanne. â€œThere is no consideration being given to it.â€ATHLETICSTop IAAF official accused of offering voters Rolex watches: The IAAFâ€™s ethics commission wonâ€™t say whether it is investigating allegations that a member of the world athletics bodyâ€™s top decision-making council and a candidate for vice president tried to bribe voters with Rolex watches. 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Page 6 SP www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Wednesday, March 25, 2015 He served as offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator and special teams coordinator at different times during that stint. When Coons stepped down three years ago, Hatler was offered the head coaching job, which he passed on. But he thinks this is the right opportunity for him. â€œIâ€™m ready to advance my career and take the next step in coaching,â€ Hatler said. Hatler did his due diligence prior to accepting the job, talking to observers around the area about the state of the North Port program he would walk into. â€œFrom the outside, the perception is thereâ€™s some lack of continuity and some disarray, to be honest with you,â€ he said. â€œI think there were some other factors. But Iâ€™m very comfortable with the administration.â€ He will be formally introduced to the community at a â€œMeet The Coachâ€ event tonight in the North Port High School Cafeteria at 6 p.m. Incoming athletic director Cary Willgren, who was part of the committee that zeroed in on Hatler, along with principal David Jones and assistant principal Ron Corso, likes the skillset the new coach will bring. â€œThe thing that stood out the most is heâ€™s a per son with integrity,â€ said Willgren, who formally takes over as the schoolâ€™s athletic director this summer. â€œHe cares about the school, a full-program type of guy. Heâ€™ll be on our (teaching) staff. Some of his questions were about teaching and that stands out.â€ When Hatler meets players and parents tonight at North Port, heâ€™s aware some might already be looking to transfer to a more stable program and he might have to pitch them to stay. â€œIn the day and age we live in, we always do that,â€ Hatler said. â€œWe have to represent the program in a positive basis. When parents and the community see weâ€™re doing things correctly and that we care about kids, theyâ€™ll stay.â€ Willgren said it was important to get the hire right, especially after Powersâ€™ departure left the program with more uncertainty. â€œI could tell at the time that kids are fragile and they were told certain things by certain people, then ve or six weeks later, it was not that way,â€ he said. â€œThe kids were looking for someone to look up to, and weâ€™ve got the right guy, now.â€Contact Rob Shore at 941-206-1174 or firstname.lastname@example.orgHATLERFROM PAGE 1 PHOENIX â€” NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, while approving six safety rule changes. Of the 13 replay alter ations proposed, including extending the number of coachesâ€™ challenges and letting them challenge all ofciating calls, the only one passed will allow game ofcials to use replay for clock issues at the end of a half, game or overtime if more than 1 second remains. The owners approved a proposal for stopping play when a medical adviser believes a player is unstable and should be taken off the eld. They also approved rules prohibiting players from pushing teammates on the line of scrimmage when the opponent is punting; eliminating all peel-back blocks and chop blocks by running backs outside the tackle box; and extending defenseless player protection during an interception return. Tabled was a move to place cameras on all boundary lines (sidelines, goal lines and end lines) while the league further researches such a project. Browns expect Manziel on field in April: Cleveland coach Mike Pettine said he expects quarterback Johnny Manziel to take part in the teamâ€™s practices next month after leaving rehab. Pettine said the team has received â€œgoodâ€ feedback about Manziel, who entered a treatment facility on Jan. 28 for an undisclosed problem. Pettine said he does not know when Manziel will be discharged from rehab, but he expects the young QB to return to football immediately. The Browns will work out on April 20. Pettine also said the Browns would not be candidates for HBOâ€™s annual series â€œHard Knocks,â€ which provides an inside look at an NFL teamâ€™s training camp. Petersonâ€™s agent draws line in sand: Adrian Petersonâ€™s agent, Ben Dogra, said in an interview he believes a return to Minnesota this season is not in the â€œbest interestâ€ of the standout running back. General manager Rick Spielman has told Dogra the team doesnâ€™t plan to release Peterson, who turned 30 on Saturday. The Vikings have leverage with Petersonâ€™s contract, which covers the next three years with a $12.75 million salary for 2015. However, none of the remaining money on the deal is guaranteed. Player signings: Chicago agreed to a one-year contract with former San Francisco defensive end Ray McDonald. The 49ers cut McDonald in December after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her following a night of drinking in which she injured her head in a fall by his swimming pool. Minnesota agreed to terms on contracts with linebacker Casey Matthews and safety Taylor Mays. Matthews played the past four seasons with Philadelphia, starting 15 of 65 games for the Eagles. The former fourth-round draft pick from Oregon had a career-high 62 tackles last season. Heâ€™s the younger brother of Green Bay Packers standout Clay Matthews. Mays was a second-round draft pick out of USC by San Francisco in 2010 and traded by the 49ers the following year to the Cincinnati.Owners approve one of 13 replay expansion ideas NFL NOTEBOOKBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESSPHOENIX â€” The Super Bowl turns 50 this year and the NFL is planning a golden yearlong celebration. The league unveiled plans that include sending a gold-colored football to the high school of every player or head coach who played in the big game. The football will have the playerâ€™s name and the name of the high school. In some cases, the player will go to the school to present the ball in person. As part of its â€˜On the Fiftyâ€™ celebration, the league will make the number 50 on the 50-yard line in gold for all games and teams will host Super Bowl reunions. In addition to the Vince Lombardi Trophy, which is still silver, there are big, Tiffany-crafted numbers 5-0 that will go to the Super Bowl winner. The numbers are cast in bronze, plated in 18-karat gold and weigh nearly 33 pounds. â€œThereâ€™s going to be gold infused to everything this year,â€ NFL Network analyst and former Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner said. â€œ Nothing says NFL better than the Super Bowl, so this year is going to really commemorate the last 49 leading up to No. 50.â€ The game will be played Feb. 5 at Leviâ€™s Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, California. There will be 19 games between past Super Bowl opponents, beginning with the Hall of Fame Game when the Minnesota Vikings play the Pittsburgh Steelers in a rematch of Super Bowl IX. And for one year only, the league has thrown out the Roman numerals. The next one will be Super Bowl 50, plain and simple. The NFL didnâ€™t like the looks of the Roman numeral alternative of Super Bowl L.Super Bowl gets yearlong run-up NFL: Super BowlBy BOB BAUMASSOCIATED PRESS Matt LePoint pitched a complete game and the Pirates took the lead for good with three runs in the top of the rst in a 6-1 victory over Ida Baker (13-4, 3-3 District 6A-11). LePoint gave up six hits and a walk while striking out seven for Port Charlotte (8-8, 3-4). Corey Brightman started off the the Piratesâ€™ three-run outburst in the rst inning with an RBI single. Mark Uebelacker also had an RBI in the inning.PORT CHARLOTTE 6, IDA BAKER 1Port Charlotte 300 102 0 â€” 6 10 0 Ida Baker 000 010 0 â€” 1 6 2 Matt LePoint and Grady Wells; Schrowe, Pinto (5) and Villaverde. 2B: Petrey, Uebe lacker. W: LePoint (4-3). L: Schrowe. Top hit ters: Donovan Petrey (PC) 2-3, 2 SBs; Mark Uebelacker (PC) 2-3, RBI; Brandt Little (PC) 2-4, RBI.SOFTBALLLemon Bay 4, Hardee 3: Kasi Shafferâ€™s walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh lifted the Manta Rays in a key District 5A-11 game in Englewood. Shaffer returned to the lineup last week after missing being sidelined by a hamstring pull sustained in the second game of the season. Batting second in the order on Tuesday, she drove a 1-0 pitch over the wall in right-center for her first homer of the season. With the victory, Lemon Bay splits the season series with Hardee. The Manta Rays lost an extra-inning game at Hardee. Shafferâ€™s homer made a winner of Bridget Ruhl. Brooke Kvaternick and Ashton Werden both went 2 for 3 at the plate, part of Lemon Bayâ€™s nine-hit attack. Lemon Bay (8-6) returns to action today against Charlotte in a non-district game. LEMON BAY 4, HARDEE 3Hardee 000 110 1 â€” 3 7 0 Lemon Bay 021 000 1 â€” 4 9 2 Ullrich and Deuberry. Ruhl and Clemens. WP: Ruhl. LP: Ullrich. Leading hitters: Kasi Shaer 3 for 4, HR; Brooke Kvaternick 2-3 Ashton Werden 2-3. Rec: Lemon Bay 8-6.GIRLS TENNISNorth Fort Myers 5, Port Charlotte 2: In Port Charlotte, freshman Corrine Bresky improved to 8-0 with a 6-1, 6-4 victory against Megan Sushil at No. 2 singles. Bresky has not been forced to a third-set yet this season. â€œMy backhand is usually the best part of my game,â€ Bresky said. â€œBut today my forehand was working pretty well for me too.â€GIRLS TENNISN. FORT MYERS 5, PORT CHARLOTTE 2Singles: Erin Post (NFM) d. Katie Rioux 6-2, 6-3; Corrine Bresky (PC) d. Megan Sushil 6-1, 6-4; Bailey Harris (NFM) d. Nicole Bi faretti 6-0, 6-4; Coral Jarvis (NFM) d. Jasmine Hajding 6-2, 6-0; Paola Henderson (NFM) d. Danielle Fitzgerald 6-0, 7-6 (7-1). Doubles: Bresky/Bifaretti (PC) d. Post/Jarvis 8-3; Sushil/Harris (NFM) d. Tamara Chapman/ Hajding 8-1. BOYS TENNISPORT CHARLOTTE 6, N.FORT MYERS 1Singles: J.P. Coogan (PC) d. Ryan Mazon 6-0, 6-3; Parker Murno (PC) d. Nick Hulfeld 6-0, 6-2; Matt Amontree (PC) d. Gin Zaliau sakas 6-1, 6-3; Peter Simon (NFM) d. Matt McGee 3-6, 6-3, 11-9; Derek Botts (PC) d. Connor Leith 7-5, 6-7 (10-8). Doubles: Coogan/Murno (PC) d. Mazon/Hulford 8-0; Ethan Katz/Amontree (PC) d. Simon/Zaliau sakas 8-6. PREP SCHEDULETODAY Softball Charlotte at Lemon Bay, 7 p.m. Boys weightlifting Charlotte, Lemon Bay, Port Charlotte at Charlotte County Meet (at PCHS), 4:15 Girls tennis District 2A-11 tourney at Sebring Boys tennis District 2A-11 tournament at Avon ParkPirates shred Ida BakerSTAFF REPORTS PREP ROUNDUP GARAGESALELISTINGSALW AY SI NTHECLASSIFIEDS and scored on Nick Beltzâ€™ single.But Hardee came back with four runs in the top of the second. Russell Weemsâ€™ RBI single and three runscoring wild pitches accounted for the scoring. The Mantas responded with ve in the bottom of the second. After starter Seth McGee walked the bases loaded, Hayden Lindsey relieved and forced in a run by walking Trey Fields. A passed ball and a balk produced two more runs. Beltzâ€™ single drove in the go-ahead run, and Zach Pellicciotti drove in another with a elders choice. The Wildcats made it 6-5 in the top of the third as Cody Spencer led off with a double and came around to score on a wild pitch and a passed ball. Conroy settled after that and allowed one hit over the next four innings. Meanwhile, the Mantas scored twice in the fourth inning without the benet of a hit: three walks, a throwing error and a sacrice y. Lemon Bay added insurance in the bottom of the sixth. Matt Intihar and Victor Mellor led off with singles, moved up on a passed ball and scored on Claryâ€™s single to center. â€œIt was an interesting game to watch. 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2 Letâ€™s Go! E/N/C/V March 25 31, 2015 OUT & ABOUTCompiled by Nicole Noles. Email your calendar items or schedule changes to email@example.com. Please follow the format you see for each listing you submit: Date, event, time, place, address, city and phone number. This information is required for each listing. Thank you! DJ SCUBE STEVE, 8 p.m. close. Rattlerâ€™s Old West Saloon, 111 W. Oak St., Arcadia. DENNY PEZZIN, (live music), 6-9 p.m. 19th Hole Restaurant, Boca Royale Country Club, 1601 Englewood Road, Englewood. 941-475-6464. PATSEY & MAJELLA, (live music), 6-10 p.m. Englewood Moose Lodge, 55 West Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-473-2670. FREE YOGA AT ENGLEWOOD BEACH, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Englewood Beach. KARAOKE WITH TRICKY DICKIE, 6-9 p.m. Englewood Elks, 401 N Indiana Ave., Englewood. 941-474-1404. TRIVIA WITH JIM WASOWSKI, 7-9 p.m. Englewood Elks, 401 N Indiana Ave., Englewood. 941-474-1404. BRANDON SANTINI, (live music), Englewoods on Dearborn, 362 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-475-7501. BLACK VELVET, (live music), Howards Restaurant, 70 North Indiana Ave., Englewood. 941-473-0171. JAZZ JAM, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Cactus Jack Southwest Grill, 3448 Marinatown Lane, North Fort Myers. 239-652-5787. BELLY DANCING, 6:45 p.m. Greek Grill and Gallery, 14828 Tamiami Trail, North Port. 941-423-6400. BRIAN LOWE, (live music), 6-9 p.m. AMVETS , 7050 Chancellor Blvd., North Port. 941-224-6031. KARAOKE, 6-9 p.m. Elks, 1700 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte. KARAOKE, with DJ Rockinâ€™ Ray, 8 p.m. Porkyâ€™s Roadhouse, 4300 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 941-629-2114. KARAOKE, with Billy G., 6-10:30 p.m. F. O. E. Eagles 3296, 23111 Harborview Rd., Port Charlotte . 941-629-1645. KARAOKE, 6-10 p.m. Boomers Sports Bar & Night Club, 2360 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-743-4140. KITT MORAN QUARTET, (live music), 6:30-9:30 p.m. JDâ€™s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-255-0994. BIG DOGS LIVE TRIVIA CHALLENGE, 7-9:30 p.m. Chubbyâ€™z Tavern, 4109 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte . 941-613-0002. WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY WITH LIVE MUSIC BY CLAIRE, (live music), 5-8 p.m. Dâ€™Vines Wine & Gift Emporium, 701 JC Center Court No. 2, Port Charlotte . 941-627-9463. TRIVIA, 8 p.m. Celtic Ray Irish Pub, 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115. PUB RUN, 6 p.m. for runners/walkers, will end in downtown pub or restaurant, begins at The Foot Landing, 117 Herald Court, Suite 1112, Punta Gorda. 941-347-7751. KARAOKE WITH â€œWAMâ€ AL & MARILYN, 6:30 p.m 9:30 p.m. Punta Gorda Elks, 25538 Shore Drive, Punta Gorda. 941-637-2606. MICHAEL HIRST, (live music), 11 a.m. 2 p.m. Near Good â€™Ole Days Coee Cafe at Fishermenâ€™s Village, 1200 West Retta Esplanade #57A, Punta Gorda. TORCHED, (live music), 8:30 p.m. 12:30 a.m. Deanâ€™s South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. DON MIDDLEBROOK, (live music), 6-10 p.m. Hurricane Charleyâ€™s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. BRISKET BOYS CLASSIC COUNTRY TRIO, 6-9 p.m. 3 Little Pigs BBQ, 124 W. Venice Ave., Venice. 941-488-8306. BAR BINGO, 6-8:30 p.m. American Legion NO-VEL Post 159, 1770 Venice E. Blvd., Venice. 941-485-4748. KARAOKE WITH VALLERIE, 5:309:30 p.m. Allegro Bistro, 1740 E. Venice Ave., Venice. 941-484-1889. FREE TEXAS HOLD â€˜EM BY POCKET ROCKETS POKER LEAGUE, 5:30 p.m. close. Flanaganâ€™s Pub, 761 Venice Bypass, Venice. 941-240-2675. FREE YOGA AT VENICE BEACH PAVILION, 8 a.m., 9 a.m., and 7 p.m. Venice. BETTY FOX, (live music), Englewoods on Dearborn, 362 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-475-7501. JAY SMITH, (live music), 6-9 p.m. Englewood Elks, 401 N Indiana Ave., Englewood. 941-474-1404. GOTTA LUV IT, (live music), 6-10 p.m., Flounders, 1975 Beach Road, Englewood. WALLY RUTAN, (live music), 7-10 p.m., Lock & Key Pub, 2045 N. Beach Road, Englewood. 941-474-1517. FARMERS MARKET, 9 a.m. 2 p.m. W. Dearborn St., Englewood. TEXAS HOLD â€˜EM POKER, 6:15 p.m. Englewood Moose 1933, 55 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-473-2670. FREE YOGA AT ENGLEWOOD BEACH, 9 a.m. Englewood Beach. DENNY PEZZIN, (live music), 6-9 p.m. Heronâ€™s Glen Country Club, 2250 Avenida Del Vera, Suite 100, Fort Myers. 941-731-4547. SEMINOLE CASINO TRIP, 7:30 a.m. meets at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 5265 Placida Road, Grove City. 941-698-8852. JIM MORRIS, (live music), 6-9 p.m. Nav-A-Gator, 9700 SW Riverview Cir., Lake Suzy. 941-627-3474. FREE TEXAS HOLD â€˜EM BY POCKET ROCKETS POKER LEAGUE, 6 p.m.-close. Olde World Restaurant, 14415 Tamiami Trail, North Port. 941-426-1155. KARAOKE BY RICH & BARB, 6-9 p.m. Family Table Restaurant, 14132 Tamiami Trail, North Port. 941-423-0473. KARAOKE, 6 p.m. Sons of Italy, 3725 Easy St., Port Charlotte. 941-764-9003. KARAOKE WITH DJ â€˜DONâ€™ QUIEDO, 7-10 p.m. The Portside Tavern, 3636 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-629-3050. THE PATRICIA DEAN TRIO, (live music), 6:30-9:30 p.m. JDâ€™s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-255-0994. POPPING THE CORK ON CANCER III, 6-8:30 p.m. Lexington Manor, 20480 Veterans Blvd., Port Charlotte. 941-625-1167. FREE COMMUNITY YOGA CLASS, 6-7 p.m. The Yoga Sanctuary, 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. 941-505-9642. PAPA AND MAMA ROOT & VETERAN CAR CLUB SHOW, (live music), 5:30-7 p.m. Beef Oâ€™Bradyâ€™s, 1105 Taylor Road, Punta Gorda. MUSIC IN THE PARK, 6-10 p.m. Acoustical music at Gilchrist Park, 400 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. THE SNOWBIRD POLKA BAND, (live music), 4-5:30 p.m. Gilchrist Park, 400 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-244-3227. COMEDY NIGHT, 10 p.m. Celtic Ray Irish Pub, 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941916-9115. REMEDY, (live music), 8:30-12:30 a.m. Deanâ€™s South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. HIGH TIDE BEACH PARTY, (live music), 6-10 p.m. Hurricane Charleyâ€™s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. LEE JAMES, (live music), 6-9 p.m. Wyvern Hotel, 101 E. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-7700. BINGO, 7:15 p.m. Rotonda Elks, 303 Rotonda Blvd. East, Rotonda. 941-697-2710. GULF COAST BANJO SOCIETY, (live music), 11 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Snook Haven Restaurant, 5000 E. Venice Ave., Venice. 941-485-7221. FREE YOGA AT VENICE BEACH PAVILION, 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Venice. FARMERS MARKET, 9:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 305 Wheeler Rd., Boca Grande. 941-875-5190. MARTY STOKES & CAPTIVA, (live music), Englewoods on Dearborn, 362 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-475-7501. SPOT LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT, (live music), 6:30-10:30 p.m. Englewood Eagles 3885, 250 Old Englewood Rd., Englewood. 941-474-9802. MARTY MOSS, (live music), 4-8 p.m. Engle wood Moose Lodge, 55 West Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-473-2670. ARMADILLO, (live music), 6-10 p.m. Englewood Moose Lodge, 55 West Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-473-2670. TOMMY C AND JUDY LOVE, 6-9 p.m. Englewood Elks, 401 N. Indiana Ave., Englewood. 941-474-1404. TOUCHTUNES KARAOKE, 9 p.m. The New Faull Inn, 2670 Placida Rd., Englewood. 941-697-8050. JIMMY JAY, (live music), 6-9 p.m. La Stanza Restaurant, 285 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-475-1355. BINGO, 5:15 p.m. Englewood Elks, 401 N. Indiana Ave., Englewood. 941-474-1404. FREE YOGA AT ENGLEWOOD BEACH, 9 a.m. Englewood Beach. DON MIDDLEBROOK, (live music), 7-10 p.m. Nav-A-Gator, 9700 SW Riverview Cir., Lake Suzy. 941-627-3474. FREE TEXAS HOLD â€˜EM BY POCKET ROCKETS POKER LEAGUE, 12:30 p.m. 4 p.m. Olde World Restaurant, 14415 Tamiami Trail, North Port. 941-426-1155. KARAOKE, 7-10 p.m. The Olde World Restaurant, 14415 Tamiami Trail, North Port. 941-426-1155. â€œSISTERS OF SONGâ€ CONCERT, (live music), 7:30 p.m. Kings Gate Golf Club, 24000 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte . 941-249-8535. A TASTE OF EUROPE WINE TASTING WITH LIVE MUSIC BY TONY O., (live music), 7-9 p.m. Dâ€™Vines Wine & Gift Emporium, 701 JC Center Court No. 2, Port Charlotte . 941-627-9463. BINGO, 5:30 p.m. Port Charlotte VFW Post 5690, 23204 Freedom Ave., Port Charlotte . 941-467-4447. COUNTRY EXPRESS, (live music), 7-10 p.m. Port Charlotte Eagles, 23111 Harborview Road, Port Charlotte . 941-661-8627. KARAOKE, 6-9 p.m. Elks, 1700 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte. KARAOKE WITH RON, 7 p.m. John Hallâ€™s Goal Post, 3575 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-979-9933. KARAOKE, 9 p.m. Boomers Sports Bar & Night Club, 2360 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-743-4140. KARAOKE WITH THE CONNECTION, 9 p.m. 1 a.m. Nemoâ€™s Sports Cafe at Bowland, 3192 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. 941-625-4794. KARAOKE, 6-9 p.m. Port Charlotte Elks, 20225 Kenilworth Blvd., Port Charlotte. 941625-7571. THE DANNY SIBOFF TRIO, (live music), 7-10 p.m. JDâ€™s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-255-0994. GARY & KERRI, (live music), 5-8 p.m. on the patio of The Portside Tavern, 3636 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-629-3050. MOCCASIN WALLOW, (live music), 9 p.m. 1 a.m. The Portside Tavern, 3636 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-629-3050. CRUISâ€™IN EDDIE ON KEYBOARD WITH VOCALS, (live music), 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. In the Cafe at Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. 941-625-4175. THE GOOD BAD KIDS, (live music), 9 p.m. Celtic Ray Irish Pub, 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115. 1/2 STEP DOWN, (live music), 8:30 p.m. 12:30 a.m. Deanâ€™s South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. BOOGIEMEN, (live music), 8-11 p.m. Harpoon Harryâ€™s, 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-637-1177. CAPE COD SMITTY, (live music), 1-5 p.m. Hurricane Charleyâ€™s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. GOTTA LUV IT, (live music), 8 p.m. 12 a.m. Hurricane Charleyâ€™s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. MICHAEL HIRST, (live music), 11 a.m. 2 p.m., near Good Ole days Coee Cafe in Fishermenâ€™s Village, 1200 West Retta Esplanade #57A, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721. DENNY PEZZIN, (live music), 5-9 p.m., Center stage in Fishermenâ€™s Village, 1200 West Retta Esplanade #57A, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721. 3 DEEP, (live music), 7-11 p.m. Wyvern Hotel, 101 E. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-629-7700. FRANK & SAM JAM, (live music), 6:3010:30 p.m. Rotonda Elks, 303 Rotonda Blvd. E., Rotonda. 941-697-3376. KARAOKE WITH DJ JOHN, 9 p.m. midnight. Applebees Venice, 4329 Tamiami Trail, Venice. 941-497-7740. OPEN MIC/KARAOKE WITH POPCORN & IZZY, 7 p.m., The Oce Pub, 1195 U.S. 41 Bypass S., Venice. 941-445-5973. VALLERIE AND NEALE, (live music), 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. The Allegro Bistro, 1740 E. Venice Ave., Venice. 941-484-1889. FREE YOGA AT VENICE BEACH PAVILION, 8 a.m., 9 a.m. Venice. 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March 25 31, 2015 E/N/C/V Letâ€™s Go! 3 Iâ€™m back! You probably never noticed my absence because everyone who helped with the section did an amazing job while I was home with my new little one. I really appreciate all the help â€” especially from Nicole Noles. Now that Iâ€™m back, Iâ€™m going to need some of your help as well to get back on track. If you have recently sent your entertainment schedules and you have not seen your information appear in Letâ€™s Go!, please send it to us again to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please remember that I need to receive the information on your events up to two weeks in advance. Also, if you know of any new restaurants in town, let us know. We are always looking to feature new eateries. Letâ€™s Go! wouldnâ€™t be an entertainment section without musician features. If you, or someone you know, is a great entertainer, let us know how to contact them for a feature in our section. 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For writers and would-be writers, there will be a variety of presentations by experts in all areas of publishing. Best-selling author David Hagberg will talk about story development at 10 a.m. in the KMI clubhouse. Historical ction writer Clarissa Thomasson will address the research and other aspects involved in the creation of historical ction at an afternoon session in the Pinkerton Theatre at Venice Theatre. The Mystery Writers of America will present a panel on that genre and there will be chances to pitch stories to agents, to learn about various types of publishing and more. Whatever oneâ€™s interest in books is likely to be covered at this unique event. Ten dollars pays for admission to as many of the seminars as one can schedule. The rest of the festival is free. Naturally, there will be plenty of books for sale. To learn more, visit VeniceBookFair.com. On Sunday, the Venice Young Professionals will hold its Smoothie King 5K run at 8 a.m. at Maxine Barritt Park in Venice. 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4 Letâ€™s Go! E/N/C/V March 25 31, 2015 OUT & ABOUTBLUEGRASS BASH, (live music), 1-4 p.m., Craigâ€™s RV Resort, 7895 NE Cubitis Ave., Arcadia. 941-467-2051. 34TH ANNUAL SPRING FINE ARTS FESTIVAL, 10 a.m. 4 p.m., W. Dearborn Street, Englewood. FRANK & SAM JAM, (live music), 6:30-10:30 p.m. Englewood Eagles 3885, 250 Old Englewood Rd., Englewood. 941-474-9802. PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-474-5588. MIKE IMBASCIANI & BLUEZROCKERZ, (live music), Englewoods On Dearborn Restaurant & Bar, 362 West Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-475-7501. JOE MACK SAX, (live music), 6-9 p.m., Snookâ€™s Bayside Bar & Grill, Royal Palm Marina, 779 W. Wentworth St., Englewood. 941-475-3712. 2 ARMADILLO, (live music), 5-9 p.m. Englewood Moose Lodge, 55 West Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-473-2670. EDDIE & THE EDSELS, (live music), 6-10 p.m. Englewood Moose Lodge, 55 West Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-473-2670. JIMMY JAY, (live music), 6-9 p.m. La Stanza Restaurant, 285 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-475-1355. BINGO, 1 p.m. VFW, 550 N. McCall Rd., Englewood. 941-474-7516. FREE YOGA AT ENGLEWOOD BEACH, 9 a.m. Englewood Beach. SPRING ART AFFAIR, 11 a.m. 6 p.m. Bell Tower Shops, U.S. 41 and Daniels Pkwy. Fort Myers. SOCK HOP SOCKS IT TO HUNGER, (live music), 7 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 5265 Placida Road, Grove City. 941698-8852. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY SAFETY CHECK, 9 a.m. 1 p.m. Nav-A-Gator, 9700 SW Riverview Cir., Lake Suzy. 941-627-3474. DOOWOP DENNY, (oldies), 7-10 p.m. Saltwater Cafe, 1071 N. Tamiami Trail, Nokomis. 941-488-3775. THE MANE EVENT FUNDRAISER, 6 p.m. InStride Therapy, 1629 Ranch Road, Nokomis. 941-412-9333. KARAOKE BY RICH & BARB, 6-9 p.m. Family Table Restaurant, 14132 Tamiami Trail, North Port. 941-423-0473. PLACIDA ART MARKET, 9 a.m. 4 p.m. 13020 Fishery Road, Placida. 941-698-0603. KARAOKE, Port Charlotte VFW Post 5690, 23204 Freedom Ave., Port Charlotte. 941-467-4447. KARAOKE, 9 p.m. Boomers Sports Bar & Night Club, 2360 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-743-4140. KARAOKE WITH THE CONNECTION, 9 p.m. 1 a.m. Nemoâ€™s Sports Cafe at Bowland, 3192 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte . 941-625-4794. KARAOKE WITH DJ â€˜DONâ€™ QUIEDO, 9 p.m. 1 a.m. Portside Tavern, 3636 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-629-3055. EVELYN THOMAS AND HER JAZZ TRIO, (live music), 7-10 p.m. JDâ€™s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-255-0994. ONLY RED WINE TASTING WITH LIVE MUSIC BY CLAIRE LITKE, (live music), 7-9 p.m. Dâ€™Vines Wine & Gift Emporium, 701 JC Center Court No. 2, Port Charlotte . 941-627-9463. BEANS AND SEEDS, (live music), 2-5 p.m., TTâ€™s Tiki Bar, 33 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-637-6770. PUNTA GORDA FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. 1 p.m. Taylor Street and W. Olympia Avenue, Punta Gorda. BOBBY VESSEY, (live music), 6 p.m. Celtic Ray Irish Pub, 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115. 1/2 STEP DOWN, (live music), 8:30 p.m. 12:30 a.m. Deanâ€™s South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. BOOGIEMEN, (live music), 8-11 p.m. Harpoon Harryâ€™s, 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-637-1177. SUNNY JIM, (live music), 1-5 p.m. Hurricane Charleyâ€™s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. MCQUEEN, (live music), 8 p.m. 12 a.m. Hurricane Charleyâ€™s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. RICK KRIEGER, (live music), 5-9 p.m., Center stage in Fishermenâ€™s Village, 1200 West Retta Esplanade #57A, Punta Gorda. BRUCE NEWMAN & TIKI D, (live music), 7-11 p.m. Wyvern Hotel, 101 E. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-629-7700. KARAOKE WITH WAM AL & MARILYN, 7-10 p.m. American Legion Post #113, 3436 Indiana Rd., Rotonda. 941-697-3616. COUNTRY EXPRESS, (live music), 7-11 p.m. Ramblerâ€™s Rest RV Resort, 1500 N. River Road, Venice. 941-493-4354. VENICE FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. noon. On Tampa Avenue, between Nokomis and Nassau avenues in Historic Downtown Venice. FREE YOGA AT VENICE BEACH PAVILION, 8 a.m., 9 a.m. Venice . FREE TEXAS HOLD â€˜EM BY POCKET ROCKETS POKER LEAGUE, 5 p.m. 2 a.m., Venice Bowling Alley, 1100 U.S. 41 Bypass S., Venice, 941-240-2675. TRU KOUNTRY BAND, (country), 2-5 p.m. Pericoâ€™s Restaurant, 2401 Hancock Bridge Pkwy., Cape Coral N. Tamiami Trail, Cape Coral . 239-829-0606. DENNY PEZZIN, (live music), 7:30-9:30 p.m. Beyond the Sea Restaurant and Supper Club, 3555 S. Access Road, Englewood. 941-474-1400. KARAOKE WITH ANN AND SONNY, 4-7 p.m. VFW, 550 N. McCall Rd., Englewood. 941-474-7516. SAX ON THE BEACH, (live music), 11 a.m. 2 p.m. The Zydeco Grille, 8501 Placida Road, Englewood. 941-828-1472. FREE YOGA AT ENGLEWOOD BEACH, 9 a.m. Englewood Beach. SUNNY JIM, (live music), 2-5 p.m. Nav-A-Gator, 9700 SW Riverview Cir., Lake Suzy. 941-627-3474. FREE TEXAS HOLD â€˜EM BY POCKET ROCKETS POKER LEAGUE, 12:30 p.m. 4 p.m. Olde World Restaurant, 14415 Tamiami Trail, North Port. 941-426-1155. FARMERS MARKET, 9 a.m. 2 p.m. History Park, 501 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. 941-639-1887. GARDEN TOURS, 2 p.m. History Park, 501 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. 941-639-1887. OPEN MIC, 9 p.m. Celtic Ray Irish Pub, 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115. CLIVE, (live music), 6:30-10:30 p.m. Deanâ€™s South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. JAMES BRIAN, (live music), 1-5 p.m. Hurricane Charleyâ€™s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. JOHN PATTI, (live music), 6-10 p.m. Hurricane Charleyâ€™s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. L & M ACOUSTIC BAND, (live music), 2-5 p.m. Tillyâ€™s Tap, 3149 Duncan Rd. Hwy 17, Punta Gorda. 941-505-0798. CHARLOTTE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MATINEE, (live music), 2 p.m. Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 701 Carmalita St., Punta Gorda. 941-205-9743. CHARLOTTE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA â€œVITTORIOSO,â€ (live music), 7:30 p.m. Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 701 Carmalita St., Punta Gorda. 941-205-9743. TWO ARMADILLOâ€™S ACOUSTIC, (live music), 6-8 p.m. Smokehaus Pub & Grill, 41 Chailett Road, Rotonda. 941-698-0021. ALL THAT JAZZ QUARTET, (live music), 6-9 p.m., Cassariano Italian Eatery, 313 W. Venice Ave., Venice. 941-485-0507. KARAOKE WITH BRUCE SHELLY, American Legion NO-VEL Post 159, 1770 Venice E. Blvd., Venice. 941-485-4748. FREE YOGA AT VENICE BEACH PAVILION, 8 a.m. Venice . TRIVIA, 6-10 p.m. The End Zone, 2411 S. McCall Rd., Englewood. 941-473-ZONE. FREE YOGA AT ENGLEWOOD BEACH, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Englewood Beach . FREE TEXAS HOLD â€˜EM BY POCKET ROCKETS POKER LEAGUE, 6 p.m. close. Olde World Restaurant, 14415 Tamiami Trail, North Port. 941-426-1155. BINGO, 6 p.m. American Legion Post 110, 3152 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. 941-629-7446. FUN WITH MUSIC, 1-3:30 p.m. Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. 941-625-4175. KARAOKE, 6 -10 p.m. Boomers Sports Bar & Night Club, 2360 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-743-4140. FOUR LEAF STRUMMERS BANJO GROUP, (live music), 11:30 a.m. 1 p.m., Center stage in Fishermenâ€™s Village, 1200 West Retta Esplanade #57A, Punta Gorda.OUT & ABOUTFROM PAGE 2 SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAYOUT & ABOUT | 6 B OBBY D ARIN & C ONNIE F RANCIS ENGLEWOOD ELKS 4 01 N. I nd ia na A ve nu e, S R 776 , En gl ew ood C al l 9 41 -4 74 -1 404 S ho w Ti ck et s $20 P ub li c We lc om e! P re -S ho w Di nne r 5:30 t o 7p m Op ti on al : $10 Ch ic ke n or F is h $15 P ri me R ib D REAM L OVERS : A Tribute to the Music of... 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6 Letâ€™s Go! E/N/C/V March 25 31, 2015 OUT & ABOUTKEN MCBRIDE, (live music), 6:30 p.m. Celtic Ray Irish Pub, 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115. JEFF HUGHES, (live music), 6:30-10:30 p.m. Deanâ€™s South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. BLACK VELVET, (live music), 6-10 p.m. Hurricane Charleyâ€™s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. VENICE CONCERT BANDâ€™S SPRING CONCERT, (live music), 7 p.m., Venice Performing Arts Center, 1 Indian Ave., Venice. 941-488-6726. KITT MORAN QUARTET, (live music), 5:30-8:30 p.m. Valentiâ€™s Allegro Bistro, 1740 East Venice Ave., Venice. 941-484-1889. FREE YOGA AT VENICE BEACH PAVILION, 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Venice. FREE BLUEGRASS MUSIC, (live music), 6-8 p.m. Bay Heights Park, 1000 S. Indiana Ave., Englewood. JUST DU-ET, (live music), 6:30-9:30 p.m. Englewood Eagles 3885, 250 Old Englewood Rd., Englewood. 941-474-9802. SMACK DAB, (live music), 6-9 p.m., Englewood Moose, 55 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-473-2670. CARRIBEAN COWBOY, (live music), 4-8 p.m., outdoor tiki lounge, Englewood Moose, 55 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-473-2670. VERMONTâ€™S EASY STREET DUO, (live music), Howards Restaurant, 70 North Indiana Ave., Englewood. 941-473-0171. J.R. DAVIS AND THE BRIDGE, (live music), 7-9 p.m. The Zydeco Grille, 8501 Placida Road, Englewood. 941-828-1472. KARAOKE WITH WAM AL & MARILYN, 6-9 p.m., Englewoods On Dearborn Restaurant & Bar, 362 West Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-475-7501. TRIVIA, 6 p.m. Englewoods on Dearborn, 362 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-475-7501. FREE YOGA AT ENGLEWOOD BEACH, 9 a.m. Englewood Beach. OPEN MIC NIGHT, 6 p.m. Lake View Restaurant, 5605 S. McCall Road, Port Charlotte. 941-697-9200. OPEN MIC NIGHT, 8-11 p.m. Nemoâ€™s Sports Cafe at Bowland, 3192 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte. FREE TEXAS HOLD â€˜EM POKER, 7 p.m. Porkyâ€™s Roadhouse, 4300 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 941-629-2114. KARAOKE, 6-10 p.m. Boomers Sports Bar & Night Club, 2360 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-743-4140. THE DANNY SINOFF TRIO, (live music), 6:30-9:30 p.m. JDâ€™s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-255-0994. DENNY PEZZIN, (live music), 6:30-9:30 p.m. Punta Gorda Elks, 25538 Shore Drive, Punta Gorda. 941-637-2606. KAPO KINGS, (live music), 8:30 p.m. 12:30 a.m. Deanâ€™s South of the Border, 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100. LIVE AMPLIFIED MUSIC, 6 p.m. 10 p.m. Gilchrist Park, Punta Gorda. 941-661-8627. ISLAND DOCTOR, (live music), 6-10 p.m. Hurricane Charleyâ€™s, 300 W. Retta Esplanade at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695. CHRIS BRETT, (live music), 11:30 a.m. 2 p.m. Snook Haven Restaurant, 5000 E. Venice Ave., Venice. 941-485-7221. ROYAL AIRES, (live music), 10 a.m. noon South Venice Yacht Club, 4425 Yacht Club Dr., Venice. FREE YOGA AT VENICE BEACH PAVILION, 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Venice.OUT & ABOUTFROM PAGE 4 TUESDAYPreview the Sarasota Film Festival Wednesday, April 8 at the Venice Art Center. Follow the red carpet to the Pat Buster main gallery to meet and mingle with SFF director Tom Hall and his team to learn about the lms and special events planned for the 17th annual festival, which begins Saturday with the showing of the opening lm and party at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Program books listing the lms, special events and parties will be available at the art center. Enjoy a musical performance by Nancy Clarke, complimentary hors dâ€™oeuvres from the Venice Art Cafe and drinks from the cash bar. Consider that there are usually more than 200 lms shown during the festival. Some are made by local lmmakers but many are lms that warrant and receive national and international recognition such as Oscar nominations. Individual tickets for the festival are $14 per person for adults, $10 for students with ID and free for children under 12 to attend SFF YouthFEST lms. Packages include such options as a $30 student passport to four regular lms; a Film Bu package at $130 for any 10 regularly priced lms; a Film Fanatic Package for $240 for admission to any 20 regularly priced lms and the Cinephile Express Pass which includes access to all regular screenings, preferred seating and access to the Filmmaker Lounge plus tickets to the opening night lm and party, Cinema Tropicale Celebration, Closing Night lm and awards event, Late Night After Party, the Conversation Series Event and a ticket to all Centerpiece and Spotlight lms. To order tickets and passes, visit the website SarasotaFilmFestival.com or call 941-366-6200. Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgVenice Art Center puts out the red carpet for Sarasota Film FestivalBy KIM COOLLETâ€™S GO FEATURES EDITOR | NONPROFIT NEWS BRIEFSInStride Therapy hosts The Mane Event to raise funds for special needs patientsInStride Therapy, one of the leading nonprot Hippotherapy centers in the southeastern United States, is pleased to announce its third annual fundraising event at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at its 62-acre facility at 1629 Ranch Road in Nokomis. Individual tickets are available for $125 by visiting www.InStrideTherapy.org or calling 941-412-9333. Net proceeds of the event will benet the InStride Therapy Special Rider Scholarship Fund. Since 1994, InStride Therapy has been improving the lives of children as young as 18 months old and adults with a variety of disabilities. Hippotherapy, or â€œtherapy with the aid of a horse,â€ is a uniquely eective strategy that engages riders in physical, occupational and speech therapies. The Mane Event will begin with a cocktail reception in the covered arena, silent and live auctions, a sit-down dinner by Michaelâ€™s On East, live entertainment by The Venturas and special guest Twinkle, dancing and an inspirational presentation from InStrideâ€™s Rider of the Year. This yearâ€™s theme is Black Tie & Blue Jeans, and guests are encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes or boots for a fun, lively night to benet an incredibly important cause.Smart Studio hosts silent auction of Dominican childrenâ€™s artThe Smart Studio will present a special silent auction of Dominican childrenâ€™s art from March 25 through April 8 at their gallery, 370 Park Ave., Boca Grande. Children from the La Vega Christian School in the Dominican Republic wanted to help the Haitian children go to school. They have sent their art work to be sold to raise funds. Children can be sponsored for as little as $25 a month. At this time 168 Haitian students are attending their schools. At least 100 of them need a sponsor to provide a quality education. For more info call the gallery at 941-964-0519. Singers, Dancers, Musicians, Etc. P o r k y â€™ s R o a d h o u s e P o r k y â€™ s R o a d h o u s e Porkyâ€™s Roadhouse in Schoolhouse Square in Schoolhouse Square 4300 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte 4300 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte CALLING ALL TALENT M a i n E v e n t : Main Event:E n t r a n c e F e e : $ 5 D o n a t i o n E n t r a n c e F e e : $ 5 D o n a t i o n Entrance Fee: $5 Donation Sunday, March 29th Sunday, March 29th1 1 2 P M Children Performances 1 1 2 P M Children Performances 11-2PM 3 7 P M Adult Performances 3 7 P M Adult Performances 3-7PM Limited Space Available Call 941.763.2195 to register $10 Registration Fee All proceeds benefit the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition CASH PRIZES For 1 st Place adno=50482064 adno=50482208
March 25 31, 2015 E/N/C/V Letâ€™s Go! 7 COVER STORYThe Rotary Club of Englewood and the Englewood Youth Foundation are sponsoring a juried art show Saturday and Sunday on W. Dearborn Street in Englewood. â€œWe support local, nonprot organizations, and all proceeds benet the Englewood Rotary Youth Foundation and local organizations such as the Boy Scouts, YMCA, Kidsâ€™ Needs, Englewood Sailing Club, Englewood Elementary School and Lemon Bay High. Last year the Club awarded over $50,000 in scholar ships and program support to Englewood youth. As always, we will be asking for a $2 donation to the Englewood Youth Foundation at both Dearborn Street entrances,â€œ said event chairperson Carol Peterson. More than 100 artists are expected to exhibit their metal, wood or glass sculptures; watercolor, acrylic, oil or pastel paintings; gold, silver or gemstone jew elry; pottery and ceramics; photography; and mixed media. Ribbons and cash awards will be presented for Best of Show in both 2-D and 3-D work. Awards in other categories will be presented as well. This yearâ€™s featured artist is Debra Purdy, who hasnâ€™t missed a show since the festival began 34 years ago. She designed a copper â€œRepousseâ€ that was photo graphed for this yearâ€™s poster of a swimming turtle thatâ€™s entitled â€œHomeward Bound-Englewood Beach.â€ â€œIâ€™m a self-taught artist that uses nature as my inspiration,â€ Purdy said. For the turtle she used a copper roong sheet and marked her design with black marker before drawing the picture using a jewelersâ€™ torch. Debra and her husband, Robert, became collaborating artists in 1990. A number of their crystal, driftwood and copper sculptures are available for sale online or at the Fishery Restaurant in Placida. Painter Linda Soderquist integrates the beauty of natural surroundings into her art, and her tropical watercolor paintings depict landscapes, seascapes and wildlife portraits. After receiving a B.A. in ne arts and a masterâ€™s degree in mathematics, Soderquist taught elementary school. Now retired from teaching, she continues to mentor youth and has illustrated three student activity books on Florida turtles and tortoises. Watercolor painting is her specialty. Josephina Espinosa, who was born in Cali, Colombia in South America, specializes in fusion glass art. She creates dozens of one-of-a-kind stained glass panels and windows and teaches at the Visual Arts Center in Venice. Her works have been exhibited in Southwest Florida venues and private collections abroad. Painter Fran Fink began painting at the age of 30 in Michigan, where her oil paintings were featured in a two-artist show. After relocating to Florida, she chose watercolors and was the subject of a one-artist show at the Mitchell Gallery at the Englewood Art Center. In 2010-11, she exhibited and won awards for her watercol or paintings at the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda. In addition to featuring artists, Rotary Club members will be preparing barbecued pulled pork, hot dogs and sausages and oering cold beverages for sale in their huge tent. A number of vendors will also be oering tasty treats in booths along Dearborn Street. Acoustic guitarist Don Thomas will entertain festival attendees with original music designed to inspire, heal and relax. His latest CDs â€œFalling Leaves,â€ â€œSummer Symphonyâ€ and â€œIn the Gardenâ€ will be available for sale. Shoppers are invited to browse through unique shops and restaurants in Historic Olde Englewood Village. The two-day Annual Fine Arts Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 28 and 29. Visit www.englewoodrotary.org. Discover stunning art at Englewood Spring Fine Arts FestivalBy CHRIS KOURAPISLETâ€™S GO CORRESPONDENT PHOTOS PROVIDEDEnglewood Spring Fine Arts Festival featured artist Debra Purdy prepares metal artwork known as â€œRepousseâ€ using a copper roong sheet and a jewelersâ€™ torch. Boy Scouts assisted Englewood Rotary Club Members in collecting $2 donations during the 2014 Englewood Spring Fine Arts Festival on Dearborn Street. Artist Linda Soderquist will be featuring original watercolor paintings at the Englewood Spring Fine Arts Festival Saturday and Sunday. adno=50481162
8 Letâ€™s Go! E/N/C/V March 25 31, 2015 UPCOMING EVENTSFairy houses, small structures where fairies live in harmony with nature, may be practically invisible, but visitors to this yearâ€™s Fairy House Festival at Historic Spanish Point in Osprey will discover dozens of them tucked amid the natural landscape throughout their site. According to Spanish Point Outreach Coordinator for the Gulf Coast Heritage Association, Jane Glennan, about 1,000 visitors attended last yearâ€™s festival, the rst of its kind in Southwest Florida. â€œSpanish Point was transformed into an enchant ed fairyland last year. Dozens of fairy houses were brought in or built on-site, and two $100 cash prizes were awarded, one for the Best in Show Adult entry and one for the Best in Show Child Entry. I think that adults had more fun than the kids, and we expect to receive more entries this year. All we ask is for individuals or teams to construct their fairy house with only natural materials and place it on a base so that it may be easily transported,â€ she said. A list of materials may include sticks, bark, dry grasses, pebbles, shells, feathers, seaweed, pine cones or nuts. Participants are advised not to harm anything that is still living such as ferns, mosses, or owers. In addition to the fairy house competition, visitors will enjoy musical performances, storytelling, enchanted garden walks, games, bubbles, crafts and balloon sculpture. Students from Waldorf School will participate. Costumes are optional, but a Fairies in Flight Costume Parade will no doubt add to the fun. Entertainment will include a puppet show with Sandi Sylver and musical performances by Fairy Elaine Silver. Author and artist Judi Light, will read from her â€˜Magical World of Twigshire, a Feel Good Book for All Ages.â€ A recipe book entitled â€œA Fairy Home Companion of Delicious Recipes for Fairies and Those Who Believe in Themâ€ will be oered for sale with all proceeds going to the preservation of the fairy habitat at Historic Spanish Point. â€œMy good friend Virginia Souza from Copyz and Graphix provided the artwork for the book and designed a coloring book for children,â€ added Glennan. Craft vendors include: Hippi Hoopers who custom make hoola hoops, Essentially for You natural oils, Elements of Earth, Fairy Houses and Fairy Things by Yolanda Garcia, Vitorineâ€™s Boutique, Michele Dolce Fairy Houses, Veronica Ostuni Jewelry, and All my Twigs by Sue and Ralph Arden. This yearâ€™s Fairy House Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 28 and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 29. Admission is free to members and children 5 and under. Adult tickets cost $12. Senior tickets are $10 and children 6 to 12 pay $5. Historic Spanish Point, where nature lovers may explore and experience Floridaâ€™s past, is located at 337 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey. Guests enter at the Entrance Cottage, where an attendant will give directions to on-site parking. Self-guided tours begin at the gazebo, and guests are free to walk to the Palmer Water Garden, the Prehistoric Burial Mound, the authentically reconstructed Webb Packing house, Maryâ€™s Chapel, Pioneer Cemetery, Duchene Lawn and Classic Portal that features two rows of exotic palms, Lychee Field where fruit-producing lychee trees were once grown, and the Buttery Garden, an area that showcases larval and nectar plants for monarch, zebra longwing, swallowtails and other butteries. All owering plants in the garden are nectar plants. For festival information, call 941-066-5214 or visit www.historicspanishpoint.org. Fairy House Fun at Historic Spanish PointBy CHRIS KOURAPISLETâ€™S GO CORRESPONDENT PHOTO PROVIDEDThis fairy house from last yearâ€™s Fairy House Festival blended in beautifully with the landscape at Historic Spanish Point. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY CHRIS KOURAPISLEFT: A fairy house may have a beach or a woodland theme. Children and families will nd materials available to build their own houses on the day of the festival. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY CHRIS KOURAPISHistoric Spanish Point organizers show o their rst fairy house entry for the 2nd Annual Fairy House Festival scheduled for March 28-29 at Historic Spanish Point, 337 N. Tamiami Trail in Osprey. From left are Kara Pallin, deputy director; Jane Glennan, outreach coordinator, and Tracy Viviano, volunteer coordinator. PHOTO PROVIDEDThose attending last yearâ€™s festival at Historic Spanish Point enjoyed seeing many fairies. adno=491871 adno=50467714
March 25 31, 2015 E/N/C/V Letâ€™s Go! 9 UPCOMING EVENTSJust 17, Christopher Eisenberg is an entertainment phenomenon. With his magnetic personality and talent that belies his youth, Eisenberg will perform a second show as the nal Westcoast Black Theatre Young Artist Program of the year. â€œThis is just one way that our organization furthers its mission of developing young artists,â€ WBTT founder Nate Jacobs said in a press release. â€œWe feel strongly about investing in the performers who work with us in order to further their performance and career opportunities. With the sold-out success of all three of our 2015 Young Artists, it is apparent that the community is enjoying and responding to the limitless potential of these rising stars.â€ The original show, March 30, is a complete sell-out. The second show will be at 8 p.m. Monday, April 27 at the WBTT theater on Nate Jacobs Way in Sarasota. Eisenbergâ€™s show will feature soul, Motown and jazz classics plus some of the songs from his debut album, â€œChristopher XVI.â€ Eisenbergâ€™s career began at WBTT when he was just 9 years old. By 12, he was on NBCâ€™s â€œAmericaâ€™s Got Talent,â€ making it to the top 48 that year. He has headlined Sarasotaâ€™s New Yearâ€™s Eve Pineapple Drop event and performed in several WBTT shows to positive reviews: â€œMotown s Revue,â€ â€œSoul Crooners 2,â€ â€œThe Fabulous Five,â€ â€œCab Calloway,â€ â€œBubbling Brown Sugarâ€ and â€œBlack Nativity.â€ The WBTT theater is at 1646 10th Way in Sarasota. Tickets are $26.50 general admission; VIP tickets, which include reserved seating, are $101.50. Call the box oce at 941-366-1505 or purchase tickets online at westcoastblacktheatre.org. Eisenberg adds second showBy KIM COOL LETâ€™S GO FEATURES EDITOR PHOTO BY DON DALYChristopher Eisenberg performs in Westcoast Black Theatre Troupeâ€™s 2012 show â€œThe Fabulous 5.â€ PHOTO PROVIDEDChristopher Eisenberg. adno=50467685 Step back in time to the ambiance of the grand Florida Hotel. For Tickets or more information: Gene Murtha at 941-258-2080 e-mail us at email@example.com or visit us online at www.puntagordahistorycenter.org Thank you to our sponsors Friday April 17, 2015, 6-11 PM Charlotte Harbor Event Center All proceeds will benefit the New Punta Gorda History Center that will house the collections of Vernon and the late Edna Jane Peeples and other local collectors. Formal attire is suggested or dress in your favorite styles from the 20s & 30s Tickets $ 95 00 /person or Table of Ten $ 900 00 Pioneer sponsors Enjoy an evening of Dining, Dancing to the Goldtones , Historical Displays, Auctions & Epicurean Table. Historian sponsors Ambitrans Byrski Estate & Elder Law Calusa National Bank Wayne Goff Construction, Inc. Kay Ponger & Uselton Mosaic Company Webb, Lorah & Company, PL Wilson Realty Wotitzky, Wotitzky, Ross & McKinley, P.A., Attorneys at Law adno=50478802
10 Letâ€™s Go! E/N/C/V March 25 31, 2015 A ROUND TOWN PHOTO PROVIDEDSta members at the Peachland oce of Charlotte State Bank & Trust gather around a bake sale table set up in the bank lobby on March 13. They were selling baked goods to raise money for Team Charlotte Ruby, which is in the running for the 5th annual Derby beneting the Homeless Coalition of Charlotte County. Polly Johnson, who manages the bankâ€™s Peachland oce and is a Homeless Coalition director, stands second from left and is joined by, from left, Barbara Ansell, Candy Colon, Adriane McCourry, Kristin Mangas and Lucy Lowe-Stewart. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY ALEX ARATARIâ€œJust Mikeâ€ performing live music for patrons on a Saturday afternoon at Two Brotherâ€™s Home Style Cooking in Punta Gorda. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY ALEX ARATARIMaureen Buttery, Eileen Scott, Tony Bicho, Earnest Lord and Don Royston sharing a smile in front of Tonyâ€™s 1932 Chevrolet BA Confederate Deluxe Sport Roadster at the Home and Garden Show at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY ALEX ARATARICindy Mequist, Doug Ott, Domenic Marie, Adam Allain, Cindy Gombes, and Kevin Crumm enjoying a night out at La Rocca Italian Restaurant in North Port during a celebration party for the Goodwill North Port store. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY ALEX ARATARIHannah Reineck, Phyllis Walker, Leslee Peth and Gabrielle Reineck enjoying a night at the â€œPutting on the Ritzâ€ fundraising social event which beneted the Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity at Kings Gate Country Club. PHOTO PROVIDEDPaul Edward Anarumo celebrating with friends for St. Patrickâ€™s Day at Dâ€™Vines Wine & Gift Emporium in Port Charlotte. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY ALEX ARATARIMatthew Bader, Lance Nawahine, Katie Hinds and Sincere cheering on the Patriots at Hooters in Port Charlotte. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY ALEX ARATARIRIGHT: Chloe Strebel, Gene Strebel, and Hailey Strebel enjoying dessert together at Menchies Frozen Yogurt in North Port. March 25 31, 2015 E/N/C/V Letâ€™s Go! 11 AROUND TOWN LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY ALEX ARATARIEric Tiedge and Kim Tiedge enjoying a nice evening o from performing in their duo band â€œGypsyâ€ at the lounge at the Olde World Restaurant in North Port. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY ALEX ARATARILoretta Reeves and Julie Sheridan enjoying a girls night out at the new River City Grill Italia in Punta Gorda. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY ALEX ARATARI Hannah Reineck, Phyllis Walker, Leslee Peth and Gabrielle Reineck enjoying a night at the â€œPutting on the Ritzâ€ fundraising social event which beneted the Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity at Kings Gate Country Club. LETâ€™S GO PHOTO BY ALEX ARATARILennox Hall, Kenneth Barkley, Szymon Zebrowski, John Donovan, and David Hird enjoying a night out to watch playo football at Hooters in Port Charlotte. PHOTO PROVIDED Paul Edward Anarumo celebrating with friends for St. Patrickâ€™s Day at Dâ€™Vines Wine & Gift Emporium in Port Charlotte. PHOTO PROVIDEDBrooke Schnabel and Billy Ruccatano having fun times at Ricaltiniâ€™s Bar & Grill in Englewood on St. Patrickâ€™s Day. adno=50480372 145 E. Mari on Ave. , Punta Gorda, FL 33950 The CELTIC RAY PUBLIC HOUSE Punta Gordaâ€™ s Oldest Iri sh Pub Establi shed 1997 Come Enj oy Our World Famous Fi sh n Chi ps ( Icelandi c Cod) adno=50478958 941-916-9115 www. Celti cRay. net Thursday, Mar. 26 th ~ Comedy Night featuring T r a c i K a n a a n a n d Traci Kanaan and M a g i c i a n M a t t P r i c e 1 0 p m Magician Matt Price 10pm Friday, Mar. 27 th ~ The Good Bad Kids 9pm Wednesday, Mar. 25 th ~ Trivia 8pm Saturday, Mar. 28 th ~ Bobby Vesey 6pm Sunday, Mar. 29 th ~ Open Mic 9pm Monday, Mar. 30 th ~ Ken McBride 6:30pm adno=491670 adno=490746
12 Letâ€™s Go! E/N/C/V March 25 31, 2015 Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent Top of Billboard Chart1966 â€“ â€œThe Ballad of the Green Beretsâ€ by SSgt. Barry Sadler 1976 â€“ â€œDecember 1963 (Oh, What a Night)â€ by the Four Seasons 1986 â€“ â€œThese Dreamsâ€ by HeartBeatle Bits In 1957, after the Quarrymen performed at St. Peterâ€™s Woolton Parish Church, John Lennon met 15-year-old Paul McCartney and soon after, invited him to join the Quarrymen, who evolved into the Beatles. The original album title of â€œAbbey Roadâ€ was â€œEverest,â€ after it was suggested to photograph the Beatles in front of Mt. Everest (instead of the now famous street). â€œSomethingâ€ was the only Beatles song written by George Harrison that was released as a single. There are 18 Beatles songs with the name of a woman in the title. â€œEleanor Rigbyâ€ was the most popular. The 1965 Beatlesâ€™ lm â€œHelp!â€ featured the fab four running around several exotic locations including the Bahamas, Stonehenge, the Alps and Salzburg. Side two of the Beatlesâ€™ â€œAbbey Roadâ€ features seven mini-songs woven together and produced to transition seamlessly from â€œSun Kingâ€ to â€œThe End.â€ These were all pieces of previously recorded or discarded songs used for this clever creation. â€œAll My Lovingâ€ was the rst Beatles song performed live in America (on the Ed Sullivan Show, 1964).Last week, the trivia question asked: Singer Roberta Flack had two giant hits, very mellow songs with long titles, in the s: â€œKilling Me Softly With His Songâ€ and this one. Can you name it?Answer: â€œThe First Time Ever I Saw Your Faceâ€. Our weekly winners are: Steve Thomas and Carol Finkel of Gulf Cove. Geri Neely and Rosemarie Cipra of Venice. Dennis Menhart, Marissa Snyder, Jack Melton, Carol Aitchison, Jim Skutnik and Cassandra Esposito of Port Charlotte. Paul Wainman, Rich Tilden, Will Johnson, Russ Samuel, Jim Hunt and Allan Tissot of Punta Gorda. Anthony Sands, Sylvia Cushman and Harry Cronin of Englewood. Rick Ellis, Barb Wager and Denise Ebron-Harrison of North Port. Tim Gwozdz and Karen Stansberry of Arcadia. Fran Waters of Sarasota, Aggie Auton of Port Charlotte Village and Jerry Vance of Manteno, Ill. THIS WEEKâ€™S QUESTION: Name the funky R&B band, popular in the s and s, who had numerous hits including â€œJungle Boogie,â€ â€œLadies Night,â€ â€œJoannaâ€ and their trademark party song, â€œCelebration.â€ Everyone who answers correctly will be named in this section next week. Make sure to include your answer, your name and the city you reside in. Email responses to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon this Friday. READERS ROCK! OPENING THIS WEEKGet HardRuntime: 1 hr. 39 min. | Rated R | For pervasive crude and sexual content and language, some graphic nudity, and drug material Hedge fund manager James (Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for a stretch in San Quentin. Desperate, he turns to Darnell (Hart) to prep him for a life behind bars and, in the process, they discover how wrong they were about each other. HomeRuntime: 1 hr. 52 min. | Rated PG | For mild action and some rude humor When Oh, a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own.MOVIES NOW PLAYINGThe Divergent Series: InsurgentRuntime: 1 hr. 58 min. | Rated PG-13 | For intense violence and action throughout, some sensuality, thematic elements and brief language Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine, the leader of the Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Trisâ€™ family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. The GunmanRuntime: 1 hr. 55 min. | Rated R | For strong violence, language and some sexuality An international spy (Sean Penn) must clear his name in order to save himself from the organization that he used to work for.CinderellaRuntime: 1 hr. 45 min. | Rated PG | Mild thematic elements A spirited young woman (Lily James) finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepfamily. Run All NightRuntime: 1 hr. 54 min. | Rated R | For strong violence, language including sexual references, and some drug use Liam Neeson reunites with â€œUnknownâ€ director Jaume Collet-Serra for this Warner Bros. thriller following a mob hit-man and his estranged son (Joel Kinnaman) as they flee the wrath of a vengeful crime boss.The Lazarus Effect Runtime: N/A | Rated PG-13 | For intense sequences of horror violence, terror and some sexual references Medical students (Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde) develop a serum that brings the dead back to life, but things go horribly wrong after they use it on a human.ChappieRuntime: 2 hr. 0 min. | Rated R | For language, brief nudity and violence When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. The Second Best Exotic Marigold HotelRuntime: 2 hr. 2 min. | Rated PG | For some language and suggestive comments Sonny (Dev Patel) prepares to expand the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful while planning his impending wedding to Sunaina (Tena Desae) in this sequel that reteams director John Madden and screen writer Ol Parker. FocusRuntime: 1 hr. 44 min. | Rated R | For language, some sexual content and brief violence A veteran con man (Will Smith) is thrown off his game when his former lover and protege (Margot Robbie) unexpectedly appears and interferes with his latest â€” and very dangerous â€” scheme.PLEASE NOTE MOVIE SHOWTIMES ARE NOT AVAILABLE BY PRESS TIMEAlso, not all movies will be available in your area, and there are more movies showing at local theaters than those listed. Please check your local theater for listings and showtimes. Information taken from Metacritic.com and Fandango.com. Regal To wn Center Stadium16 â€” PortCharlotte, 1441 Tamiami Trail, in the Town Center Mall. Phone: 941-623-0111. Frank Theatres â€” Galleria Stadium 12, 2111 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice. Phone: 941-408-9237. AMC Sarasota 12 â€” 8201 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, in the Sarasota Square Mall. Phone: 941-922-4900. Regal Cinemas Hollywood Stadium 20 â€” 1993 Main St., Sarasota. Phone: 941-365-2000. AMC Merchants Crossing 16 â€” 15201 N. Cleveland Ave., North Fort Myers. Phone: 239-995-9303. 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March 25 31, 2015 E/N/C/V Letâ€™s Go! 13 UPCOMING EVENTSâ€˜Iâ€™m A Stranger Here Myselfâ€ opened on March 17 to an eager audience in the Keating Theatre. Original creator and star of the production, Mark Nadler, speaks to the excitement of extending this critically acclaimed production stating, â€œSo far weâ€™ve had sold-out houses. Thatâ€™s very impressive to me. The audiences here have been so attentive and smart and curious. What a joy to play for these people. I am positively over the moon that Iâ€™m going to have more chances to bring this show to Sarasota audiences.â€ Critics have raved about â€œIâ€™m A Stranger Here Myself.â€ The New York Times calls it, â€œBroadly historical and deeply personal.â€ The New York Post calls it â€œIlluminating.â€ The Wall Street Journal describes it as a â€œMoving account of the Weimar era.â€ Artistic Director Richard Hopkins speaks to the extension of this unique production stating, â€œIâ€™m delighted that â€˜Iâ€™m A Stranger Here Myselfâ€™ is extending. Thatâ€™s a pretty good vote of condence from the audience.â€ With elements that fall in both genres of cabaret and mainstage musical, this production was chosen specically for FSTâ€™s Stage III program. Hopkins explains this decision further stating, â€œI included the show in Stage III programming rather than cabaret for a variety of reasons. First of all, I wanted the show to have a larger platform than our tiny cabaret stages. This particular â€˜cabaret showâ€™ has a sweep and technical demand that is hard to achieve on FSTâ€™s cabaret stages. Additionally, this show is not for everyone, and that is what marks our Stage III series â€” good theater with a specic audience in mind. This show deals with a narrow slice of history known as the â€˜Weimar Eraâ€™ in Germany, which was the period in between the two great World Wars. This was an era of artistic renaissance and tremendous, previously unheard of freedoms in Germany. The era was so free that the march of the Nazis was incomprehensible. It reminds me of the era we enjoy in America today. This is a period of artistic expansion, and greater freedoms than we have ever known in our country. Yet we are surrounded by extremist voices that hate our way of life and seek to destroy it. We revel in our new-found freedoms. Will our reveling drown out the march of our enemies?â€ Join Nadler as he explores questions like this in â€œIâ€™m A Stranger Here Myselfâ€ now playing through April 4, in FSTâ€™s Keating Theatre. Tickets range from $36 to $39. Tickets are on sale and may be purchased from the FST Box Oce in person, by calling 941366-9000 or online at FloridaStudioTheatre.org. About Florida Studio TheatreKnown as Sarasotaâ€™s Contemporary Theatre, Florida Studio Theatre was founded in 1973 by Jon Spelman. Starting out as a small touring company, FST traveled to places such as migrant camps and prisons. The company then acquired the former Womanâ€™s Club building, becoming the rst permanent venue. Shortly after Richard Hopkins arrived, the building was purchased and renamed The Keating Theatre. In the years that followed, Florida Studio Theatre established itself as a major force in American Theatre, presenting contemporary theatre in its ve theatre venues: the Keating Theatre,the Gompertz Theatre, the Parisian-style Goldstein Cabaret and John C. Court Cabaret and Bowneâ€™s Lab Theatre. Even with its growth, Florida Studio Theatre remains rmly committed to making the arts acces sible and aordable to a broad-based audience.FST develops theatre that speaks to our living, evolving, and dynamically changing world. As FST grows and expands, it continues to provide audiences with challenging, contemporary drama and innovative programs.Florida Studio Theatre extends â€˜Iâ€™m A Stranger Here Myselfâ€™ adno=50479098
14 Letâ€™s Go! E/N/C/V March 25 31, 2015 UPCOMING EVENTSSinger Marcy Downey will once again rock the house at Visani Dinner Theater with her highly acclaimed one-woman cabaret show, â€˜Itâ€™s My Party: The Fabulous s and s!â€™ on Mon day, March 30. The eveningâ€™s event is presented as a dinner and show. In her last Florida appearance before commencing her summer schedule in New York state, Marcy will sing iconic radio hits from those rockinâ€™ decades. â€œItâ€™s My Party,â€ â€œIn The Still of the Night,â€ â€œBye Bye Love,â€ â€œHold Me, Thrill Me,â€ and â€œSilly s Songs,â€ all are part of the nostalgic mix, along with many others from pop artists such as Brenda Lee, The Shirelles, Everly Brothers, The Supremes, The Beatles and more. Says Downey, â€œThe audience canâ€™t help but remember the days of Hula Hoops, Slinky toys, and 45 rpm records when they hear these songs.â€ There will be plenty of laughs too as Marcy portrays her own comedic characters, â€œMoon Blossom the Dippy Hippieâ€ and â€œthe rst female Elvis impersonatorâ€ while dishing about those nostalgic years. Marcy has been performing virtually all her life, appearing on stages from New York to Los Angeles, Lake Tahoe, the Eastern Seaboard and throughout Florida. During her career she and her late husband Buddy Sebastian performed as opening act for Rodney Dangereld, Jim Staord and Pat Cooper. Theater, television and radio are all in her profes sional background too. Show time is 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 5 p.m. Reservations required. Call 941629-9191. Visani Dinner Theater is located at 2400 Kings Hwy, Port Charlotte. For more information, visit www.marcydowney.com. Marcy Downey to rock Visani with â€˜the Fabulous s and sâ€™ On Saturday, March 28, admission is free for everyone to celebrate the Octagon Wildlife Sanctuaryâ€™s 33rd year of business. The Octagon is a safe haven, rescue, rehabilitation and learning facility for exotic animals. Alligators, tigers, lions, bears, leopards, cougars, sloth, macaws and primates are cared for at the Octagon much like assisted-living and rehab facilities care for humans. Meet the volunteers, see exotic zoo-like animals up close (tigers 5 feet away!) and learn about them and where they came from. The Open House hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, bring your camera. There will be games, food, beverages and raes. Payment for Octagon merchan dise will be by cash or check only. The Sanctuary is located at 41660 Horseshoe Road, Punta Gorda. For more information, call 239-543-1130, visit Octagon on Facebook and their webiste www.octagonwildlife.org.Help celebrate Octagon Wildlife Sanctuaryâ€™s 33rd birthday | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSPapa and Mama Root to perform Thursday at Veteran Car Club eventOldies (1950s-1970s) rock â€˜nâ€™ roll tribute, and Americana original music, duo â€œPapa and Mama Rootâ€ will perform from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, on the outside patio at Beef â€˜Oâ€™Bradyâ€™s, 1105 Taylor Road, Punta Gorda. The performance is in conjunction with the Veteran Car Club event in the restaurantâ€™s parking lot. The Veteran Motor Car Club of America encourages preservation, restoration and use of antique and historically signicant automobiles. Winter residents of Punta Gorda, â€œPapa and Mamaâ€ tour each summer performing up to 80 pre-game shows at minor league professional baseball parks for teams in the Northeast United States. Papa and Mama Root perform live, real, and in the moment without backing (pre-recorded) tracks and feature both Papa and Mama on vocals, and Papa on acoustic electric guitar and harmonica. The duo has had several original songs listed on the Record World National Airplay Top 100 for Americana music category. For more information and sample audio tracks, check out www.papaandmamaroot.com.Fourth Annual Spring Art Aair SaturdayDozens of artists will present their work at the Bell Tower Shops on Saturday, March 28 during the Alliance for the Artsâ€™ Fourth Annual Spring Art Aair. The free outdoor art fair features a wide variety of work for sale, including in oil, acrylic and mixed media painting, photography, custom jewelry, furniture, hand-woven baskets and more. Participating artists include: Christine Baeza, Maureen Compagnoni, Mariana Concha, Andrea Cooper, Sherry Diaz, Hope Frasier, Kathy French, Marc Geldon, Maxine Damali Gibbs, Samuel Hudson, Pat Johnson, Kathy Kuser, Simone Loeh, Leslie Molzan, Glory Mooberry, Douglas Patterson, Graciela Price, Linda Saha, Andrea Trank, Patricia Vilela and Christopher Young. Artists will be on hand to discuss their work and processes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit ArtInLee.org or call 239-939-2787 to learn more. The Spring Art Aair is generously sponsored by Happenings Magazine. 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March 25 31, 2015 E/N/C/V Letâ€™s Go! 15 UPCOMING EVENTSAfter nearly sold-out runs of â€œBuddy, The Buddy Holly Storyâ€ and â€œDisney and Cameron Mackintoshâ€™s Mary Poppins,â€ Venice Theatre is preparing its next MainStage oering, a popular Ken Ludwig farce about golf. â€œThe Fox on the Fairwayâ€ is directed by Peter Ivanov and will open Tuesday, March 31 with performances through Sunday, April 19. The shows begin at 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $28 for adults, $15 for college students, $13 for children and are on sale now at the theaterâ€™s box oce located at 140 W. Tampa Ave. in Venice, online at www. venicestage.com or by phone at 941-488-1115. Gulf Coast Community Foundation has generously sponsored the production. In a community that boasts a large number of golf courses, the theater expects another box oce hole-in-one with â€œFox on the Fairway.â€ Aside from the relatable topic, the show features some of the theaterâ€™s favorite performers and a script written by the man dubbed â€œthe reigning king of American farce.â€ Ken Ludwig, winner of two Laurence Olivier Awards and three Tony Award Nominations, is also known for â€œLeading Ladies,â€ â€œMoon over Bualoâ€ and â€œLend Me a Tenor.â€ Although Fox on the Fairway is the type of comedy that might appeal more to audiences than critics, it has received its share of positive reviews. The Washington City Paper said, â€œItâ€™s a grand slam! A slam dunk! A Dunkinâ€™ Donut hole! A hole in one! [The Fox on the Fairway] hums like a well-oiled machine but retains its human soul.â€ The Washington Examiner raved, â€œKen Ludwig has a wicked sense of comedic anarchy, giving his characters such zany idiosyncrasies that they soar to dizzying heights!â€ And from the Alexandria Gazette: â€œThereâ€™s some thing magical about the sound of explosive laughter in a theater. That is the kind of magic oered with Ken Ludwigâ€™s The Fox on the Fairway.â€ In his forward to the script, Ludwig writes about farce as a genre and explains, â€œWhen a complex story ticks along without missing a beat, then ts together perfectly at the end like a Chinese puzzle box, we leave the theater feeling exhilarated. The experience might be described as catharsis through laughter.â€ Venice Theatre invites audiences to spend an exhilarating evening or afternoon with the crazy cast of characters at the Quail Valley Country Club in this charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and manâ€™s eternal love aair with â€” golf. Tickets for The Fox on the Fairway and all Venice Theatre shows and events through June 2015 are available at the box oce at 941-488-1115 or online at www.venicestage.com. Subscriptions for the 2015-2016 season are also on sale. Venice Theatre is located at 140 W. Tampa Ave. on the island in Venice. The box oce is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, and one hour before performances.Grand old game gets spoofed in â€˜The Fox on the Fairwayâ€™ â€œTHE FOX ON THE FAIRWAYâ€By Ken Ludwig PRODUCTION TEAM Director â€“ Peter Ivanov Stage Manager â€“ Rich Schmelke Technical Director â€“ John Michael Andzulis Scenic Designer â€“ Matt McClure Lighting Designer â€“ Ryan Mueller Costume Designer â€“ Chelsea Sorensen Sound Designer Dorian Boyd CAST Justin â€“ Matt McClure Louise â€“ Ariella Pizarro Bingham â€“ Jerry Zezas Pamela â€“ Nancy Denton Dickie â€“ Thomas Rogers Muriel â€“ Maureen Young As with any farce, physical comedy is a big part of Fox on the Fairway. Can Bingham (Jerry Zezas), Pamela (Nancy Denton), Louise (a cocktail waitress played by Ariella Pizarro) and Justin (Bing hamâ€™s assistant played by Matt McClure) keep this antique vase from shattering to pieces? 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16 Letâ€™s Go! E/N/C/V March 25 31, 2015 UPCOMING EVENTSEnjoy an evening of entertainment at the Englewood Elks Club and help raise funds to send deserving youth to camp this summer. â€œDream lovers: A Tribute to the Music of Bobby Darin & Connie Francisâ€ featuring Jimmy Mazz and Marcy Downey will appear at the Englewood Elks at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 4. All proceeds from this event will benet the Elks Youth Summer Camp Program according to Judy Abbott, Englewood Elks secretary. â€œThe Dreamlovers show is a great opportunity to share a wonderful evening and help deserving youth from Englewood experience a fun week at camp this summer,â€ said Abbott. Jimmy and Marcy will sing Bobby and Connieâ€™s hit songs and famous duets as they transport music lovers back in time to relive rst loves and great hopes with the chart-topping tunes of the s and s. Support a great cause with an enchanted evening of music from two great legends â€” Bobby Darin and Connie Francis. Hear all the hits of Bobby includingâ€œSplish Splash,â€â€œBeyond The Seaâ€and, of course,â€œMack The Knife.â€ Experience Connieâ€™s greats like â€œLipstick On Your Collar,â€â€œWhoâ€™s Sorry Nowâ€andâ€œWhere The Boys Are,â€ plus many more. â€œThis year we hope to send 50 deserving children from Englewood to the Florida Elks Youth Camp in Umatilla, Fla., for a week in July. Campers will experience a complete week of activities on a beautiful 420-acre complex featuring two Olympicsize swimming pools, an indoor sports facility, archery elds, a rock-climbing wall, and much more,â€ said Abbott. â€œMarcy and I are delighted to support the Englewood Elks in their quest to help kids have a wonderful camp experience. We love performing for our friends and giving back to the community,â€ said Jimmy Mazz. â€œOur personalities mesh well, as we both love to entertain and we work hard to make sure audience members leave an event with smiles on their faces and songs in their hearts.â€ Venice residents Jimmy Mazz and Marcy Downey have successful solo careers performing across the country and recently returned to Florida after shows in the Northeast. For more information, visit their websites www.jmazzsings.com and www. marcydowney.com. â€œWe are delighted to respond to fan requests and bring back Dreamlovers, which sold out at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County in January,â€ said Marcy. Tickets for the show are $20. An optional preshow dinner is available from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a choice of chicken or sh for $10 or prime rib for $15. Callthe Englewood Elks at 941-474-1404 for reservations. Tickets may also be purchased Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Englewood Elks at 401 North Indiana Ave., S.R. 776, in Englewood.â€˜Dream loversâ€™ show to benefit Englewood Elks Youth Camp | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSEaster Festival Saturday at Gulf Cove United Methodist ChurchOn Saturday, March 28, at 10 a.m., families are invited to Gulf Cove United Methodist Church for fun and games at their Easter Festival. At 10 a.m., children who are toddlers through age 12 will each receive an empty basket and take part in an Easter egg hunt. After the hunt, there will be snacks and activities, including a bounce house, relay race, egg toss, Bible trivia and prizes. Gulf Cove United Methodist Church is located at 1100 McCall Road in Port Charlotte, just threequarters of a mile south of the Myakka River on S.R. 776. For more information, call 941-697-1747, email email@example.com, or visit their website at http://gulfcovechurch.com. Charlotte Players oering scholarshipsFor the 27th year, Charlotte Players is making the John B. Lund Performing Arts/Theatre Scholarships available to high school seniors who live in Charlotte County and plan to pursue a degree in theater arts. John Lund was a longtime favorite artistic director and friend of the Charlotte Players whose memory is honored with these annual scholarships. Applications are available from Denise JordanSansone at Charlotte High School, Mary Jo Holleran at Lemon Bay, Debra Tate at Port Charlotte and Erick Kroeger at Community Christian School or may be requested from the Charlotte Players oce by calling 941-255-1022. Scholarship submissions must be received by the Charlotte Players on or before April 15. Applicants will then be scheduled to complete an interview/audition with the selection committee at the Charlotte Players Community Theater Center. For the audition portion, acting students will present two contrasting monologues, musical theater, one monologue and 32 bars of a song and for technical students, a portfolio presentation of their work. The audition portion of the interview process is limited to ve minutes.â€œKids Comedy Labâ€ show for all ages April 4 at Florida Studio TheatreKids have the best laughs. When they think some thing is funny, youâ€™ll know it. Thatâ€™s why beginning on April 4, FST Improv will now be performing a show for all ages, â€œKids Comedy Lab.â€ These Saturday matinee performances begin at 2 p.m. and are perfect for a great afternoon out with the kids. Doors open at 1 p.m. at the theater, located at 1241 N Palm Ave., Sarasota. Tickets are $6 with free admission for kids 5 and under, making it aordable and fun to bring the whole family. Fruit roll-up and juice box will be provided. All tickets can be purchased online at FloridaStudioTheatre.org, by phone at 941-366-9000, or by visiting the box oce.Semper Fi Charity Fundraiser this SaturdayThis yearâ€™s Semper Fi Charity Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 28 at Boca Royale Golf and Country Club and is co-sponsore by Neal Communities. As in past years, there will be a welcome cocktail party the night before, on Friday, March 27 in the 19th Hole from 5:30 to 7 p.m. This is an opportunity to meet with our Semper Fi guests. There will be no charge to attend. A cash bar and appetizers will be available. Please call 941-475-6464 to add your name. Saturdayâ€™s events will include the golf tournament, a tennis event, cocktails, a live auction and dinner. General Jim Amos, retired Commandant of the U.S. Marines, and his wife Bonnie will be the honored guests. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. There are still some golf slots available. 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March 25 31, 2015 E/N/C/V Letâ€™s Go! 17 ROAD TRIPU.S. presidents are not the only folks drawn to Boca Grande. The Presidents Bush have vacationed there but so have sports gures, movers and shakers in various industries and day-trippers from surrounding communities. Lighthouse fans visit the Boca Grande Lighthouse and Museum, while others check out the various island eateries, to see if the tarpon are jumping or to bicycle the length of the island. Some visitors arrive by boat as day-trippers on sightseeing cruises from Fishermenâ€™s Village Punta Gorda, but most day-trippers arrive by car from Suncoast and other locations within a few hours of its barrier island location on the southern tip of the Cape Haze Peninsula. On the islandâ€™s southern end is Boca Grande Pass, which teems with tarpon and is the site of an annual tarpon shing tournament, billed as the â€œWorldâ€™s Richest Tarpon Tournament,â€ which will be June 4-6 this year. For more information, visit worldsrichesttarpon.com. Beachgoers will nd 7 miles of white sand beaches. Day-trippers are usually fascinated with the lack of trac lights, billboards, fast-food chains and high rises in the historic village of Boca Grande. Instead there are shady streets covered completely by giant oaks, ower-covered fences, picture-perfect historic homes, art galleries and other specialty shops plus a variety of dining establish ments. Seafood could not be much fresher, for the local restaurants deal directly with local shermen. Island history dates to the Calusa Indians who lived in the area some 5,000 years ago. They lived along the coast up to and including Historic Spanish Point in Sarasota County, and all but disappeared after being infected with diseases brought by European explorers in the 1600s and 1700s. When phosphate was discovered in the area of the Peace River in 1885, Boca Grande became a major deep water port. As the town developed, wealthy sportsmen discovered the world-class tarpon shing and a rail line was built to transport phosphate. The town and its port boomed until the 1970s, when the areaâ€™s phosphate industry ended. When the rail line was no longer needed, the depot was restored and now is the site of the Loose Caboose Restaurant and several shops and oces. Other restaurants include the Pink Elephant (run by the Gasparilla Inn but not on inn property) on Bayou Avenue, PJâ€™s Seagrille and Doln Cove on Park Avenue and Eagle Grille & Millerâ€™s Dockside on Harbor Drive. For an especially festive meal, dine at the Gasparilla Inn. Reservations strongly suggested during season and jackets are required for gentlemen at dinner during the social season (Dec. 20-April 5). There are a variety of overnight packages at the inn, with and without golf, tennis and/or spa. For more informa tion, visit www.the-gasparilla-inn.com. Many visitors enjoy biking around the island. Bring your own or rent one for the day. One of the main routes is along the old railroad right of way, part of Floridaâ€™s Rails-to-Trails project. The lighthouse museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. A $1 donation is suggested. The Royal Palm Players perform through May. For more information, call 941-964-2670. For more information about Boca Grande, visit: BocaGrandeChamber.net.Bask in Boca Grandeâ€™s beachside beautyBy KIM COOLLETâ€™S GO FEATURES EDITOR LETâ€™S GO PHOTOS BY KIM COOLThe Boca Grande Lighthouse and Museum in Boca Grande is at the south end of the island. LEFT: The former keeperâ€™s house at the Boca Grande Lighthouse and Museum in Boca Grande is almost identical in design to the lighthouse. 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18 Letâ€™s Go! E/N/C/V March 25 31, 2015 DINING OUT S UE W ADE Letâ€™s Go Correspondent St. Lucia islanders who say â€œGoinâ€™ on the limeâ€ mean â€œGoing partying with friends.â€ And the place to go on the lime in the year 2000 wasnâ€™t a big resort; it was Shamrocks Pub on Rodney Bay. As a big wooden hall built like a ship, with its back wall open to the bay, it wasnâ€™t real pretty. But it was the place to go if you meant to party until dawn. It held 400 revelers, 11 waitsta, ve bartenders and lots of limes. Resort discos had only a handful of people rattling around be cause everyone was at Shamrocks. The joke went that you never knew who youâ€™d bump into there. It could be somebody you went to high school with. St. Lucian chef Tony DuBoulay and wife, Deb, ran Shamrocks restaurant then. Now the party is on in Venice, where they and Debâ€™s daughter, Julie, operate Suncoast Caf at Venice Municipal Airport. And you never know who youâ€™ll bump into there either â€” from the governor of Florida to former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, just o their private jets. Delphine Bonk was once a trick rider with Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, and married a bronc buster. Now called â€œMother,â€ she greets everybody at the caf and keeps them in line like a wrangler. Delphineâ€™s smiling daughter, co-owner Deb DuBoulay, explains her own role, â€œI keep the front of the house from killing the back, and vice versa.â€ How this diverse crew came together at Suncoast Caf is even more entertaining than the long-running party theyâ€™re throwing. A culinary-school-trained chef whose mom taught him to kill his rst chicken, Tony cooked his way through Carnival cruises, a Rhine River ferry, West Indian container ships, Sandals resort, and half a dozen top Venice-area restaurants. A divorced travel agent with grown kids, Deb could go wherever she wanted. When she got a chance to manage a resort in St. Lucia, she leaped. The hurricanedamaged resort never opened, but by that time, she and Tony had met and taken over Shamrocks. That was around Sept. 11, 2001, when the direction of their lives changed. â€œIt changed a lot of things for a lot of people, espe cially when it came to travel,â€ says Deb. Tourism dried up completely on St. Lucia, and Shamrocks closed its doors after 80 years on the lime. Tony and Deb briey tried Michigan, but the cold drove them back to Venice, to be near mother Delphine and away from the snow. â€œI cannot do cold!â€ Tony moans. In 2010, they discovered the restaurant at Venice Airport and set up shop. â€œBecause itâ€™s an airport, it opened up our world. We arenâ€™t just a little restaurant somewhere,â€ said Deb. The caf is little, though, with an open kitchen where two pros â€” Tony and sous chef Victoria Hidalgo â€” ply a 48-inch at top and two fryers which somehow serve more than 200 plates a day. Customers marvel, â€œYou two move so fast, I donâ€™t know how you do it.â€ Kids beg their parents, â€œLetâ€™s go watch Chef Tony!â€ Early on, Tony and Deb learned from and befriended one of the areaâ€™s wellknown old-Florida showmen. Dennis Kirk, owner of the Nav-a-Gator in Port Charlotte, dropped in on opening day to leave some promotional material. â€œWhat the heck is this for?â€ protested Deb. â€œIâ€™m not advertising somebody elseâ€™s restaurant!â€ Dennis took her under his genial wing and shared the local wisdom. â€œItâ€™s not about me against you. Itâ€™s about all the restaurants together, because we all need to survive.â€ Know a restaurant or bar with a good story? Tell Sue Wade about it, at firstname.lastname@example.org.â€˜Goinâ€™ on the limeâ€™ at Suncoast Caf IF YOU GOWHAT: Suncoast Caf WHERE: 400 Airport Ave. East, Venice HOURS: daily 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PHONE: 941-484-0100 PHOTOS PROVIDEDKids like Emily make some of the happiest customers at Suncoast Caf. Clockwise from left: Chef Tony DuBoulay, Florida governor Rick Scott, server Shawna McCue and Deb DuBoulay at Suncoast Caf in Venice. It may be little, but thereâ€™s a party every day at Suncoast Caf. adno=50479370 BUY 1 GAME GET 1 FREE VALID EVERYDAY NOT VALID WITH ANY OTHER DISCOUNT Adults $9.50 18 holes Only Children 14 & under $8.00 18 holes Only Ask Us About Our Senior Wednesday Specials 4949 Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41) Port Charlotte OPEN 10am 11pm 7 Days A Week VALID EVERYDAY NOT VALID WITH ANY OTHER DISCOUNT adno=50477840 Fish Cove Adventure Golf 627-5393 adno=490869 ITA LIAN REST AU RANT r rff rntbr fff 2091 S. McCall Rd. E nglewood www.MamasItalianRestaurant.net (941) 475-5656 Mon. Sat. 11am 9pm Closed Sund ay T ake Out A va ilable 476780 f ntbnbnbn nnfnnr 11 am 3 pm L UNCH SPECIALS O v er 20 Items S tarting at $4.99 f fff f br adno=490759
March 25 31, 2015 E/N/C/V Letâ€™s Go! 19 DINING OUTParaiso in Spanish means paradise, and thatâ€™s exactly the feeling that Erica and Fernando Pina want to convey to customers who dine at Paraiso Mexican Grille and Bar. â€œFor us, food is a passion, and operating our own restaurant is quite an adventure,â€ said Erica. â€œFor over three years we've been serving up tacos and Mexican treats from Nandoâ€™s Taqueria, a food truck. Now with the help of our mentors and co-owners, Susan and David Wean, and a wonderful sta, we are able to manage both Nandoâ€™s and Paraiso.â€ This arrangement works both ways according to Susan. â€œDavid and I were searching for a tenant without much success until he remembered about once renting a vacant lot to Nandoâ€™s Taqueria where, in his opinion, they served the best tacos in town. We approached Erica and Fernando about starting a Mexican restaurant with a promise that weâ€™d be there until the restaurant was up and running,â€ said Susan. â€œNow, after just three months, they have denitely found their zone, and we are less involved. However, having Sundays o is important for the Pinas, so David and I ll in, allowing them to enjoy special time with family.â€ Paraiso is unique in that they provide a full bar, not just beer and wine. Expert bartender Lauri Cutting has been bartending for years in the Englewood area and loves preparing tropical drinks, especially margaritas served in 12 oz. (regular) or 16.5 oz. (grande) special glasses. She encourages customers to build their own â€œritas.â€ Other choices include tropi cal drinks such as Frozen Chi Chi or strawberry coladas, Mai Tai cocktails, or a concoction called Tropical Itch that comes with a back scratcher for the customer to take home. â€œWe oer Happy Hour everyday from 3 to 6 p.m., and specials include our popular buy one house margarita or domestic draft beer and get one free with a coupon,â€ said Cutting. â€œOur appetizers are awesome, espe cially our nachos supreme â€” beef or chicken over a bed of homemade tortilla chips, topped with lettuce, Pico de Gallo, sour cream and Queso cheese dip. Itâ€™s not on the regular menu, but we oer a â€˜Golfer Specialâ€™ of hot wings, jalapeno poppers and chicken quesadillas with a pitcher of Bud Lite or Yuengling beer.â€ â€œOur daily specials are listed on the outside easel,â€ said Erica. â€œLunch is served between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a soup-of-the-day special and an assortment of tacos, burritos, fajitas, carnitas and taco salads. All plates include refried beans and rice. Dinner specialties are all cooked to order. My favorite is a low-carb option called Molcajete, a mixed grill of carne asada, chicken, carnitas, jalapenos, onions and chorizo that is served in a heated mocajete with queso fresco, salsa, lime and a choice of charro beans or soup of the day.â€ Christian Saenc creates tasty desserts that include an served with sweet Mexican custard, fried ice cream, and The Impossible, a delectable layered red velvet cake with creamy Mexican custard. Paraiso, located at 2639 Placida Road, Englewood, is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. They oer front outside pet-friendly dining and serve a kidsâ€™ menu to children 12 and under. To make res ervations, call 941-460-8081.Mexican paradise in EnglewoodBy CHRIS KOURAPISLETâ€™S GO CORRESPONDENT LETâ€™S GO PHOTOS BY CHRIS KOURAPISParaiso Mexican Grille and Bar is located at 2639 Placida Road, Englewood. Erica Pina, co-owner of Paraiso Mexican Grille and Bar, recommends her favorite low-carb dish called Molcajete. The main dining room at Paraiso Mexican Grille and Bar in Englewood is family friendly and comfortable. LEFT: Paraiso Mexican Grille bartenders Lauri Cutting (in green) and Delna Jimenez show o two of their most colorful tropical drinks â€” a blue margarita and a dark and light rumrunner. Christian Saenc serves as both a cook and baker at Paraiso Mexican Grille and Bar. adno=50467910
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Family Rm., Formal Living Rm., Den/Office, Bonus Rm. Dock and MORE! $889,900. Marie Sellitto, 941-626-3770 Coldwell Banker Sunstar Fishermen`s Village Office PT CHARLOTTE 1700sf Home on salt water canal 2 bd 1 bth 11x77 ft dock 6000 lb lift, 10 minutes to harbor. PRICE REDUCED $134,900.00 BUY APT. ONLY 941-255-9911 PUNTA GORDA ISLES 2006 Custom 4/2+/2 POOL Home on Sailboat Canal w/Attached RV Garage! Open Floor Plan. High Volume Ceilings. 12K Boat Lift, 42` Dock & MORE! Minutesto Harbor! $597,500. John Littlejohn 941-380-5354 Coldwell Banker Residential RE WATERFRONT HOMES 1030 $299,900 PUNTA GORDA Burnt Store Isles POOL HOME CANAL FRONT Access to Charlotte Harbor & Gulf, Seawall, Family Rm. 2/2 Full Bath, Spacious Florida Rm under air & screened pool area. 2 Car attached garage, Circular driveway, Spacious corner lot and Great water views JUDY K PETKEWICZ GRI CRS Allison James Estates & Homes 941-456-8304 REDUCED HARBORTOWN MARINA CAPE HAZE PLACIDA OPEN SAT & SUN 1-4 PM Georgeous, large 1/1 in marina on ICW. Near 360 degree water views. Quick access to many Gulf beaches. Restaurants, fishing, boating just steps from your door. Decorator furnished residence, vacation home, or winter retreat w/ a great rental history. Only $179,900. Pet friendly. 941-769-0200 NOKOMIS WATERFRONT 2BR/2BAon Canal with access to Shakett Creek, Dona Bay, ICWW, Jettys and Gulf of Mexico. 1389sf, $225,000. 941-915-7113 PORT CHARLOTTE 3/2/2 Seawall, Dock & Boat Lift. Pool w/ Huge Screened in Lanai. 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CALL JUDY PETKEWICZ ALLISON JAMES ESTATES & HOMES 941-456-8304 ADVERTISE In TheClassifieds! 18442 DRIGGERS AVE PORT CHALROTTE 2br/2ba with 2 car detached gar. seawall Dock & boat lift. $140,000 Call 941-258-1364 HOMES FOR SALE1020 PORT CHARLOTTE Move In Ready. 3/2/2 2,446 Sq Ft. Immaculate Condition. New Floors, Paint. Nice, Quiet Neighborhood. Front & Back Screened Lanai.Price Reduced to $134,000 941-249-5126 PORT CHARLOTTE, 22337 Olean Blvd. 3/2/1 Brand New Kitchen, SS Appliances, New Baths, Oversized Garage. Fenced Yard. Large Lanai & Tile Floors. $109,000. 941-979-5918 or 941-249-9978 PORT CHARLOTTE21032 Riddle Ave. 3/2/2 Ready to Move In! 1989. House is Full of Upgrades! 1690 Sq. Ft. A/C $135,000. 815-341-9185 Finditinthe Classifieds! PT CHARLOTTE REDUCED 3/2/1 COMPLETELY RENOVATEDNew Kitchen, baths, tile, carpets & paint. $119,900. SUNCOASTISLESREALESTATE941-268-6820 PUNTA GORDA 3/2/3+ City house for a country mouse! Stately home on private, gated 5 acres in equestrian community. Call June Poliachik, Sun Realty 941-916-0100 PUNTA GORDA, WOW! 2782 sf. of Beauty! Lg 3/2.5/2, POOL, Huge Bonus Room & Huge Kitchen w/ Granite Counters. $224,999. Willie Keiser, Berkshire Hathaway FL Realty 941-276-9104 ROTONDA WATERFRONT HOME 23 MEDALIST TERR. Gorgeous 3/2 with den, Key West style metal roof, brand new top-ofthe-line heated, salt pool, cage and lanai. Granite/stainless kitchen, 8 ft. doors, many upgrades. You'll be amazed at the design and like new condition inside/out. Shown by appt. only! No flood zone. Asking $279,900. Owner moving and will look at all offers. 941-769-0200.
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Elaine Martin Coldwell Banker Sunstar Fishermen`s Village Office 941-661-4800 REDUCED! PUNTA GORDA ISLES Beautiful 2/2 Condo in Vivante! 1600+ Sq.Ft. Living Area! Cherry Cabs, Granite & LOTS of Amenities! $262,500. $254,900. Deb Sestilio 941-391-1873 Coldwell Banker Sunstar Fishermen`s Village Office REDUCED! PUNTA GORDA ISLES Furnished 2/2/1 on Sailboat Canal w/ Deeded Boat Dock & Lift! 1427 sf., 1st Floor, Heated Pool, Tile, Granite Counters, $269,900. Elaine Martin Coldwell Banker Sunstar Fishermen`s Village Office 941-661-4800 PUNTA GORDA Manatee Alert!!! PGI/Tarpon Cove Condo 3/2 w/ 13k Lb. Boat Lift Direct To Harbor $525,000 Macks Dillon, Sun Realty 941-916-3022 CONDOS/VILLAS FOR SALE1040 Only 721 MLS Statistics as of 3/13/15 Houses, Villas, Condos are Available As of Today in Beautiful Venice, Florida Call us For Showings OR To List We do all of Venice & Area 941-485-4804 Sales 941-484-6777 Rentals HARBORTOWN MARINA CAPE HAZE PLACIDA OPEN SAT & SUN 1-4 PM Georgeous, large 1/1 in marina on ICW. Near 360 degree water views. Quick access to many Gulf beaches. Restaurants, fishing, boating just steps from your door. Decorator furnished residence, vacation home, or winter retreat w/ a great rental history.Only $179,900. Pet friendly. 941-769-0200 HERITAGE OAK PARK PC LAKEFRONT CONDOS 2/2 BUILT2003 & 2004 $99,900-$111,000 BARB MCHENRY 941-833-1667 COLDWELL BANKER MORRIS REALTY T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! INVESTORS SPECIAL 4% Return ++. Newer Furn., 2/2/2 plus Den, Villa in 55+ Gate Comm. 1690 SF, Tenant already in place & under Lease. 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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 ads.yoursun.net E/N/C/V The Sun Classified Page 11 RESTAURANT/ HOTEL2040 BE HOME BY 3:30PM!! COOK &SERVER NEEDED For Breakfast & Lunch. Apply in Person to: 1230 Jacaranda Blvd., Venice Beweent 6am-2:30pm MONTYS RESTAURANT Hiring: FRONTOFHOUSEMANAGER, DISHWSHER, & SERVERS. Experienced Apply at: 2515 Tamiami Tr. P.G. THE BURNT STORE GRILL is looking for full and Part time experienced team members We are seeking: SERVERS HOSTS COOKS BUSSERS APPLYINPERSONONLY 3941 TAMIAMITRP.G. COLONIAL-BURNTSTOREPLAZABETWEENPUBLIX& HOMEDEPOT VAN SHUTTLE DRIVERS NEEDED. Must be Available Weekends & Holidays. Apply in Person: Four Points by Sheridan, 33 Tamiami Trl. P.G. Finditinthe Classifieds! SKILLED TRADES2050 2 MECHANICSW/ OWNTOOLS& 2 OILCHANGETECHNICIANS. CONTACTALLABOUTAUTOFORINTERVIEWAT941-276-5777 AC INSTALL, DUCT MECH, HELPERF/T, Exp PrefBut Will Train Motivated Person. Paid Vac & Ins. DFWPNO PHN CALLS APPLY IN PERSON M-F 8A-5P. 24700 SANDHILL BLVD, DEEP CREEK AC SERVICE TECH & LEAD INSTALLER, Email Resume: email@example.com Or Fax: 941-629-8666 EXPERIENCED CABINET SALES PERSON AND CABINET INSTALLER NEEDED CABINET SALES PERSON for speciality furniture and cabinet retial store. PT or Full time Unique sales position for experienced only. Must be able to plan and measure accurately for cabinetry installations and close the sale. ALSO WANTED EXPERIENCED CABINET INSTALLER OR WOODWORKER heavy lifting involved. Duties include nbut are not limited to: assembling, modifying, delivering, and installing all types of cabinetry and shop duties. Must be a non smoking self starter able to drive company vehicles, conscientious and customer friendly. Please call 941-743-3920 IMMEDIATE OPENINGS SHOP MECHANIC Exp repairing heavy machinery, must have own tools. For well-established construction company. Excellent pay and benefits. Apply in person 3801 N. Orange Ave Sarasota, FL 34234. Or send resume to: JobsAtDerr@gmail.com EOE DFWP MEDICAL2030 CNA's / HHA's WORK WHERE YOU LIVE! WORK ON YOUR SCHEDULE! Busy homecare agency immediate openings. FT / PT hours available. Exp required. Visiting Angels Call 941-257-0306. CNAs, HHAs and Caregivers Find new clients by advertising your services in the Senior Directory every Wednesday in The Sun Newspapers. This feature publishes in Charlotte, Sarasota, and Desoto Counties. Market yourself reach 150,000 readers! Call 941-429-3110 for more information EXPERIENCED COOK MUSTHAVEMINIMUM3 YEARS COOKINGEXP. INHOSPITALITY ORRESTAURANTSINDUSTRIES. PLEASEFAXYOURRESUMETO: 941-423-2663. INTERVIEWINPERSON: 4950 POCATELLAAVENUE, NORTHPORTDAILYBTWN24PM F/T REC/ASST ., f or au di o l ogy office. Ins billing, computer and phone exp req. Send Resume & References to: 21216 Olean Blvd. Suite 4, P.C. 33952 LPN OR PHLEBOTOMIST Needed. Full or Part Time for Diabetes Research Center in Port Charlotte. Microsoft Word Competency, Detailed Work In Basic Office Skills Required. Please Email Resume to the Office Manager at: Aston2491@gmail.com MA/RECEPT FT/PT Peds off. Exp. Multitask, EMR, VS, Verify Ins., Appts, Post Pmts 625-4919 MEDICAL ASSISTANT, Part Time 24 Hrs/Week. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org MEDICAL RECEPTIONISTFRONT OFFICE ASSISTANTNEEDEDfor high volume medical office in Port Charlotte. Knowledge of Medical Manager and EHR software a plus. Must be experienced in answering multiple phone lines, insurance verification, scheduling patient appointments and all other front office duties. Email Resume to CNA3300@yahoo.com www.HorizonTechInstitute.ComADVANCE YOUR CAREER Licensed & Accredited School Murdock Town Center on 411032 Tamiami Tr Unit 3YOUcan become a LPN within 11 months. Enrollment ongoing.Start Working In 2-5 wks! 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Abbot Air 941-474-4741 P/T ADMINASST/R ECEPTION-IST, HS Diploma or Equivalent; Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Publisher, & Basic Knowledge of Quickbooks. Good Organization, Time Management Skills, Exc Communication skills and ability to mutitask. 9AM-5PM Apply in Person: 1111 Forrest Nelson Blvd. Port Charlotte. S E C RETARIAL NEEDED, F/T. Curry Moving, 23152 Harborview Rd. P.C. 941-625-4191 MEDICAL2030 www.LCCA.com Were Life Care Centers of America, the nations largest privately-owned skilled care provider. If you share our heartfelt approach to caring for the elderly, consider joining our family at Life Care Center of Punta Gorda. We offer competitive pay and benefits in a mission-driven environment.CNA'S F.T./P.T. 3-11, 11-7, DOUBLES W.E. PREP COOK: FULL TIME DIETARY AIDE\RELIEF COOK: FULL TIME DIETARY AIDE: PART TIMECome visit with us at 450 Shreve St. Punta Gorda EOE CAREGIVERS WANTED Experienced Caregivers Needed for 1st and 2nd Shifts. Must be Able to Pass Level 2 Background and Drug Test. All Applicants Must Apply in Person to: Harborview Acres ALF 24450 Harborview Rd. Port Charlotte CNANeeded for Assisted Living to Work with Elderly. ALL SHIFTS NEEDED. Only licensed CNAs need apply. Benefits Available. Apply in person: 2295 Shreve St, P.G. 2000EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT 2005Services 2010Professional 2015Banking 2020Clerical 2025Computer 2030Medical 2035Musical 2040 Restaurant/Hotel2050SkilledTrades 2060Management 2070Sales 2090Child/Adult Care Needed 2100General 2110Part-time/ Temp 2115Home Based Business 2120Seeking Employment PROFESSIONAL2010 PRE SCHOOL TEACHER Must Have Background Check, Be Willing to Obtain Child Training Hours. CallKim 941-625-7011 BANKING2015 NOW HIRING IN PUNTA GORDA LOAN ASSISTANT FULL-TIMELoan Assistant candidate will assist Loan Officers with the development of commercial relationships, loan documentation preparation and closings, as well as administrative duties. Banking and loan documentation experience helpful. Must have strong customer service, computer and communication skills. TO APPLY, Please go to http://www.my100bank.com then click Careers or contact Jackie at 305-676-3004 EEO/AA/M/F/ Veteran/DisabledCentennial Bank is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protect veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. CLERICAL/OFFICE2020 ADMIN ASST/ INSTALL COORDINATOR: F/T M-F 8a-5p AC or Constrc Exp PrefBut Will Train Right Person. Must have Quickbooks & Excel Exp, & Excep. Attitude & Organizational Skills. Must Pass Background ChkDFWP. NO PHONE CALLSApply in person. 24700 Sandhill Blvd, Deep Creek Needanew Home? LookintheClassifieds! WATERFRONT1515 LEMON BAY FRONT LOT AC +/estate lot, 1600 New Point Comfort Rd., Englewood. Can be split into 2 lots. New 90 ft. dock &1,800 sq. ft. waterfront paver patio. Utilities in place. Owner financing possible $575,000. O.B.O Call 941-769-0200 MANASOTA KEY LOT Approx 160 to Gulf access. Awesome gulf views, Great Buy @ $169,900 Call 941-475-1379 NORTH PORTCANAL LOTS Also Grouping of adjacent standard size lots 3, 4, & 5. Buy 1 or Buy Trak at Discounted Price. All Lots well located. 941-286-7003 WATERFRONT LOTSLocated in a Boating Community South Gulf Cove Waterfront Home Sites with Quick access to Harbor & Gulf Beyond. Short drive to beaches, Shopping Restaurants of Boca Grande, Englewood, & Manasota Key.10194 Owl Head Cir, PC 10155 Hallandale Dr. PC941-626-8200 TRADE/ EXCHANGE1540 OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! Exchange Possibility. Villa and/or SF House in Riverwood For Your Unwanted Rental Property, Duplex, etc. Trade Up Down Out Carl Anderson Real Estate Broker 941 629 9586 BUSINESS RENTALS1610 PORT CHARLOTTE 3315 Harbor Blvd, off US41 Retail or Office Space. Approx. 425 sqft. , All Tile Floor, Great Location. Call for More Details: 941-206-0201 COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIALPROP1620 ARCADIA 5.26 ac By Owner! House & Shop, 800 ft. Hwy 17 Frontage, Zoned Comm. Info. 863-494-5540 or 863-244-3585 PUNTA GORDA 1.4 acres CI (commercial intensive) on hwy 17 1.5 mi. from hwy 75, Fully fenced with 3 structures, 2 egresses, Great for boat, rv, auto Storage, Sales and repair etc. Huge potential. See full details @ puntagordaland.net $499,000 Reduced to $349,000 941-268-7516 RENTALS TO SHARE1370 PORT CHARLOTTE person to share home close to shopping close to beach. Also Handicap Efficiency avail 740-490-8828 VACATION/ SEASONALRENTALS1390 HARBORTOWN MARINA, CAPE HAZE-PLACIDA Lrg, 1/1 condo w/ great water views on ICW. Heated pool/spa, minutes to pristine gulf island beaches. Restaurants & boating at your doorstep. Completely furnished w/laundry. Just bring your toothbrush and swim suit! Avail monthly this April through next season, book now. PET FRIENDLY. 941-769-0200 P O RT C HARL O TTE Couple Looking to rent a 2 bdrm Condo for next JanMarch 2016. 937-244-1800 V ENI C E Lovely 2 / 2 Turn-Key Beachfront Condo/ 6 Month Minimum Preferred. $3,100. Mo. 641-732-3026 WANTED TO RENT1420 N O RTH P O RT 1 Bedroom, Studio or Efficiency. Long-term. 941-966-3508 LOTS & ACREAGE1500 SELLING YOUR HOME, CONDO, or LOT?We Can help you.Advertise your home, condo, or lot with us and reach over 175,000 readers in Charlotte, Sarasota, & DeSoto Counties and online everyday. Ask about our 90 day special.Call one of our classified experts for all the details at 866-463-1638 Realtors Welcome! NORTH CAROLINA LAND $69,900.00 Lenoir...1.7 Acres... All flat land! Magnificent Location City Water, Phone, Deep Well, Cable, Electric and a Beautiful Relaxing stream! Taxes only $150.00 per year. OWNER FINANCING with small down. Call 941-496-9252 SOUTH VENICE/SARASOTA Beauitful Tree Lot. 9.77 Acres. Exclusive Estate Properties. Gated Community. Club House. 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Page 12 The Sun Classified E/N/C/V ads.yoursun.net Wednesday, March 25, 2015 GENERAL2100 LAND SC APE MAINTENAN C E Must have EXP ,Valid DL, dependable transp. 941-276-6456 PART TIME AMBASSADORS Needed, to solicit Free Subscriptions for the Smart Shopper. A 20 year old weekly shopper. Contact Jim DeFalle 941-786-7676 PRESSURE WASHING HELPER needed Call 941-637-0237 S H O P C LEAN UP/HELPER, P/T, Mon-Fri. Apply, Watkins Tire & Auto, 87 Tamiami Trail PC STEADY PART-TIME CASH INCOMETHE VENICE GONDOLIER SUN is now taking applications for carriers in Venice and surrounding areas. Join the front line team of those who bring the community the news they hunger for each week. Our carriers have the well deserved record of the most reliable delivery service in Florida and are appreciated and rewarded for that reliability. Be your own boss and earn steady part-time income. This is a great earning opportunity for someone with a car and a few free early morning hours. Call for an appointment at 941-207-1000 or stop by our office at 200 E Venice Ave. Venice, FL 34285. NIELSENISLOOKING FORQUALITYFOCUSED INDIVIDUALSTO INTERPRET, INPUTAND ANALYZETV DIARIESUP TOFOURSWEEPSPERYEAR. BASICTOPROFICIENT COMPUTERSKILLS REQUIRED. N O SELLING OR TELEPHONING INVOLVED . APPLYONLINEAT: NIELSEN.COMCLICKONCAREERS, SEARCHALLCAREERS Search Job numbers Day shift 1504949 Night Shift 1504809 Paid Training begins April 06, 13, 20 &27th 1080 Knights Trail Nokomis, FL 34275 941-488-9658 "M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer" TV Diary Processing Positions Available Day Shift Hours 7:45AM 4:00PM 9:OOAM -3:00PM Night Shift Hours 4:30PM-12:45AM 6:00Pm-12:00AM Positions starting at $8.50 per hr INTERESTEDIN TEMPORARYWORK WORKINGAPPROXIMATELY6 WEEKS FOURTIMESAYEAR? A FEWPART-TIMEYEAR-ROUNDPOSITIONSARE ALSOAVAILABLE GENERAL2100 C HUR C H PIANI S T, Paid, S un Morning Only, Summer Position in Rotonda Area. 813-312-1659 LOOKING FOR A GREAT PART TIME JOB?THE VENICE GONDOLIER SUN NIGHT MAILROOM IS NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR:INSERTERSREQUIREMENTS: MUST BE ABLE TO WORK AT LEAST 4 NIGHTS FROM 11:30 P.M. TO 3:30 A.M. MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT & CARRY 25 LBS. PUSHING & PULLING OF 25 LBS OR MORE. MUST BE CAPABLE OF WORKING AT A FAST PACE. A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG AND NICOTINE SCREENING IS REQUIRED. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A GREAT PART TIME JOB, STOP BY AND FILL OUT AN APPLICATION UPON REVIEW, CALLS WILL BE MADE TO SET UP INTERVIEWS.THE VENICE GONDOLIER SUN 200 E. MIAMI AVE. VENICE, FL D.F.W.P. ...... E.O.E. MAILROOM Supervisory Person:VENICE GONDOLIERmailroom is looking for a part time mailroom supervisory person for night shift in Venice. Good mechanical ability ability to supervise small production crew ability to operate equipment good communication skills. We are a drug and nicotine free workplace. Pre-employment drug/ nicotine testing required. Apply:VENICE Gondolier Print Center, 200 E. Miami Ave., VeniceOr e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org PART TIME HELP BOOKKEEPER ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE Must have experience with QuickBooks and strong Excel skills Collections experience a plus Email Resume to: email@example.com The Smart Shopper Group 2726 Tamiami Trail Unit B Port Charlotte, Fl PRESSOPERATORVenice Gondolier press seeking experienced full time press operator with background with Goss Community single wide press. Supervisory experience a plus Good communication skills and ability to grow a good team atmosphere a must. Knowledge of 4 color back to back printing. Good mechanical skills knowledge of roll stands and stackers. Basic computer skills for reports. SCMG is a drug and nicotine free workplace. Pre-employment drug and nicotine testing required. Apply: 200 E. Miami Ave., Venice or Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org GENERAL2100 CURRY MOVING Wanted P/T 23152 Harborview Rd. Call 941-625-4191 DISTRIBUTION MANAGERS:The Sunis currently seeking full and part-time Distribution Managers in our Circulation Department. Our Distribution Managers work directly with an independent contractor network to manage home delivery and customer relations in Charlotte County. Responsibilities include contractor recruitment and orienting, meeting established service goals, resolving service errors, managing contractor draw, and insuring customer satisfaction. Must be able to work early morning hours, weekends and holidays in an office/warehouse environment and outdoors in various temperatures and weather conditions. Requires valid Florida drivers license and insurance. Must have reliable transportation to perform daily job responsibilities. Drug and Tobacco free workplace. Pre-employment drug/nicotine screening is required. Apply at 23170 Harborview Road Port Charlotte, FL 33980 or E-mail resume to email@example.com GETRESULTS USECLASSIFIED! EXPD DETAILERS, Full time position. 5-6 days a week looking for people that want to grow with our company. Weekly Pay! We provide transportation to job site from our office. Call 941-875-8157 ask for Joe. GRANITE FABRICATOR Busy Pt. Charlotte granite shop, full-time, start today! $$ Exp pref, will train. Call: 941-624-5958 HANDYMAN/MGR . nee d e d to serve small condo co. Exp. w/pools, landscaping & repairs. Resident mgr, free apt. 941-637-7808 INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER CARRIERS NEEDED: The CHARLOTTE SUNhas home delivery routes available in various locations. Supplement your income with this great business opportunity. Earn $200-$300/week for a few early morning hours of delivery. Reliable transportation, a valid Florida drivers license and proof of insurance are required. Apply in person at the Charlotte Sun 23170 Harborview Rd Port Charlotte, Florida, or online at www.yoursun.com JOB FAIRPlantation Golf and Country Club 500 Rockley Blvd, Venice FL Servers & Bussers Cooks & DishwashersGolf Maintenance & Operations Monday March 30 1pm 4pm SALES2070 SALES ASSOCIATE Full time, Mon-Sat, good work ethics, computer skills 50-60 WPM. Starting salary $9.00 per hr. Sm pack & ship Co. Apply in person between 8-3, 24123 Peachland Blvd. C-4 Pt Charlotte 33954 Shopper Group, LLC in Port Charlotte is looking for DYNAMIC EXPERIENCED Sales people for Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, North Port and Englewood areas. Work for a growing company! Base Salary plus Commission offered to the right individuals. Send Resume plus referalls to schedule interview Todayfirstname.lastname@example.org SEEKING EXPERIENCE ADVERTISING SALES EXECUTIVES WHAT`S YOUR SITUATION? Kid`s Left Home? Retired Early? Looking For a New Challenge? Want to Be Your Own Boss? 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We Seek Energetic, Driven Individuals Who Want To Make Money! Excellent Compensation, Generous Benefits & Pleasant Working Environment. All F/T Positions. Nights & Weekends Req. email@example.com or APPLY IN PERSON: Baers Furniture 4200 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL 33952 EOE/DFWP NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO CONSIDER A CAREER IN REAL ESTATE Who Decides When You Get a Raise? If Your Answer Isn`t ME and You`d Like It to Be, Lets Talk. We Provide Unmatched Resources, World Class Marketing and Award Winning Training to help Our Great Real Estate Agents Achieve Their Goals. Go to Our Website:CBFloridaHomes.comand Click Careers on the Homepage. From There Click on Free Career Assessment. That`s All It Takes To Find Out If You Have Found the Career You Have Been Looking For! Y Y ouSa ouSa ve ve BigBuc BigBuc ks ks Shopping Shopping Classifieds! Classifieds! SKILLED TRADES2050 CO N C RETE FINI S HER S and LABORERS, Full and part time. Must have own transportation. 941-628-5965 EXPD CARPENTERS forcustom residential construction on Boca Grande, Long term employment with full benefits. DFW Call 941-964-2231 . LABORER, Marine Construction, Seawalls, Docks, Lifts, Charlotte Cty. Area, Valid Fla. Dr. Lic. Req. 941-697-3882 PAINTER WANTED , M ust Have Brush, Roll & Spray Experience. Call & Leave Message at 941-255-0045 RECEPTIONIST / Weekend Part Time / Nokomis. Job includes greeting customers, multi-line phone system, data entry, misc duties. DFWP, Non-Smoker, Call Ed Davidson (941) 966-2182. REMODELER NEEDED Applicant Must be Proficient at Demo, Carpentry and Drywall and Understanding of Plumbing and Electrical is Desired. Please Call for an Appointment 941-625-5620 R OO FER S , S KILLED METAL & Serious Learners. MUST Have DL. Flash CMR (941)-766-1888 Window & Door Manufacturing CompanyAccepting Applications for: PRODUCTION ASSOCIATEStarting hourly wage $11.69 Must have a High School Diploma or GED, Higher Education a plus, Good Work History, and Attention to detail.Apply in person only: 355 Center Court Venice, FL 34285 SALES2070 Advertising Sales ExecutiveThe Charlotte Sun is looking for "Winners" to join our team of professional Advertising Sales Executives. If you are never satisfied with average successes, are self-motivated, goal oriented, confident, enthusiastic and believe that the customer is all important, we would like to talk to you. The successful candidates must possess good oral and written communication skills, be organized and a team player. Sales experience a plus but we will train the right persons. We offer:Competitive salary plus commission Vacation Health insurance Sick and short term disability Training Stable company that is very Community minded and involved. 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A Lively Scene of Crusaders on Horseback w / Arabic Writing Border Cartouches. $3500. 941-391-5925 GO LD LEAFMIRR O R 23 X 2 7photo online $50 941-4977230 HEINEKEN WOODEN SHOES One pair $20 941-764-8669 LI C EN S E PLATE S NY, C T,TX & more $10 941-214-8188 LI O NEL TRAIN engine,tender, 4 cars, signal $475 941-7351452 L O RD NEL SO NPIT C HER Marina pattern $39 941-6242105 MIAMI D O LPHIN Neon Football helmet design $25 941-7648669 MICHELOB ULTRA Mi rro Bi cycle Riders $30 941-764-8669 MUNR OS KIN GO FKIN G RARE OLD SCOTCH $60 941-3916377 NA SC AR CO LLE C TIBLE S Earnhardt sr, jr, Stewart $40 941-275-3287 NEW HAVEN C L OC K 1 880 1 Day W/Alarm $85 941-6294857 O X-Y O KE HAND carved wood vintage $75 941-2148188 PLATE S P O DE (2) 200 Anniv boxed w/cert ea $15 941-6970501 R OS EVILLE 5 2 7-7 Black C apri has chip $15 941-286-7337 R OS EVILLE P O TTERY 44 9 -1 0 Magnola Bowl $65 941-2867337 R O UTER Vintage C ra f tsman $60 941-451-3958 SAMSONITE ROUND su i tcase faux alligator leather $40 941497-7230 S EWIN G MA C HINE S inger Treadle $50 941-451-3958 S U G AR BARREL w/Wood Lid. Orig. Exec $75 352-212-7070 THE SHOEBOOK BILL SHOE MAKERS SIGN B $20 941-3916377 US AIRMAIL & up, i mprinted,1920s,30s,40s $7 941-735-1452 V I C TR O LA TALKIN G machine circa 1915 $300 941214-8188 W ATERF O RD C L OC K small square offset $50 517-4148927 W HITE GO LD Ladies watch boxed like new $220 941-7351452 MUSICAL6090 AMP LINE 6 , 75 watt gu i tar amp. in great cond. $50 941268-3228 BOSE B1S& P ac kli te A mpcomplete $495 941-626-0967 DELUXE MEMORY M an El ectro harmonix $200 941-5648757 KEYBOARD YAMAHA PSR11 w/stand exc cond. $60 803624-8039 COMPUTER EQUIPMENT6060 LAPTOP ACER extensa4620z500gb 3gbram win7 $80 941-626-0266 M O NIT O R FLAT SC REEN nice 17 great color $30 941-4741776 R O UTER MBR1515lvw Netgear 4G LTE $40 803-984-4450 W /D C AVIAR BLUE 1 60G B IDE PATA HD $40 714-599-2137 W IN XPT O WER 1gb ram 80 gb HD cdrw/dvd $40 941-2704306 CLOTHING/ JEWELRY/ ACCESSORIES 6065 DIVE WATCH NAC 10 atm w/depth gauge. $100 734777-4471 F O UL WEATHER suit XL, white, heavy duty $35 941-575-7860 LEATHER JACKET BLACK MENS LARGE $100 OBO.Call 941-629-6165. M. S P O RT CO AT brown s44 $12 941-347-7497 M. S P O RT CO AT 4 2& 44 S all like new $5 941-347-7497 MINKJA C KET S 3 1 dark, 2 tan each $100 239-220-9948 MINK JA C KET S Each 1brown 2 tan $100 239-220-9948 M O T O R C Y C LE JA C KET Leather King, med excell cond worn once $100 941-350-6491 PARTY DRE SS BLA C K SZ8.GREAT FOR CRUISE $30 941-391-6377 S HIRT S WHITE M s. 1 6 -1 6 and half $7 941-347-7497 W AT C H, MEN S Tag Heuer Stainless $450 239-671-7875 WRANGLER MENSJEANS 48 x 30, blue, brn, lk new $9 941575-7860 ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES6070 WANTED Old postcards (Pre 1950s), Stamp collections, old photographs and paper items. Collector pays highest prices. 207-7126216 or 941-493-4714 ALICE IN WONDERLAND CE RAMIC NIB MINT $125 941374-0838 ALWAYS BUYING ANTIQUES, ART, SILVER NEW ENGLAND ANTIQUES (941) 639-9338 A RT SC ULPTURE ( METAL ) One of a kind-call 4 pics $450 941-882-4545 B O TTLE NAP O LE O N courvoisier/box @100yrs old $350 941-735-1452 BUDWEI S ER MIRR O R Beautiful flying ducks $75 941-7648669 CANE BOTTOM c h a i rs 6 match, 2 spindle. Ea $24 803624-8039 C HEL S EA W O RKIN G ships bell cclock wanted . $100 941-4214741 CHENILLE BEDSPREADS 3 bedspreads all 25.00/N.S $25 941-258-0810 CLAY PIPES 1840 s T D b ow type $150 941-214-8188 CLOCK A nson i a, k eeps per f ect time. $135 941-764-7971 COIN BUFFALO H ea d fi ve cent roll $40 941-214-8188 CO MI C B OO K S Vintage 1970s and up each $1 941474-1776 COO R S LI G HTMIRR O R NFL Official Sponsor $35 941-7648669 CORNER CHAIR VICTORIAN Ca. 1890 $400 941-629-4857 CRYSTAL CLOCK W ater f or d large oval $75 517-414-8927 DESK W/CHAIR E t h an All en Hitchcock Black $300 941258-0810 FURNITURE6035 S ERVIN G C ART/ G arden C art Resin $60 863-258-3077 SO FA LAY-Z-B O Y 90 x 38 tan plaid fabric $250 941-4967569 SOFA RECL 2 yrs.o ld L t. T urq $300 941-249-8708 SO FA S LEEP G ood cond, o ff white, pale print. $125 815545-9503 SO FA S LEEPER Tan with Muted floral Like New $65 941-6975325 SO FA TABLE All wood, 60X16X30 $99 941-6816417 SO FA TAN SO FA 3 C U S HI O N S BARELY USED $200 941-2048636 S PIDER LAMP 5 brass domes w/lites $20 941-496-7569 S T O RA G E RA C K 6 x 3 x1 8 d. White, 4 shlvs, like new $30 941-575-7860 TABLE & 4 C HAIR S 4 6 round formica top, excel cond $175 802-479-9549 TABLE & 4 C HAIR S w/lea f nice cond. $125 941-426-4151 TABLE & CHAIRS U p h o l stered/Metal $40 941-4239371 TABLE 4 C ush. C hairs G lasstop Wrought Iron $250 941-2498708 TABLE RATAN glass top 4 0 $35 941-258-2175 TABLE S ET 2 end/co ff ee/so f a Light wood. $100 941-6977880 TABLE S ET glass top wicker 4 chairs $325 941-828-1076 TABLE S Broyhill C o ff ee & End table.Exc.cond $350 941-8301531 ELECTRONICS6038 AT&T PHONESYSTEM B ase with 3 handsets. $75 603-9330339 C D/DVDPLAYER S ony $20 941-698-9798 FLEX U S B CO NNE C T IN S PE C TION CAMERA $50 714-5992137 M O NIT O R +keybd, 2 spkr,mse $25 941-496-7569 P . A . RADIO Sh ac k , N ew, 250W Stereo Amp $150 941-627-9828 YAMAHA MX200 16 , 16 CH mixing console. $195 941-627-9828 TV/STEREO/RADIO6040 ENTERTAINMENT C ENTER BLACK 36L X 48T X 20 $35 941-629-6429 PROJECTION TV52 i n m i tsubi good picture $125 810282-9154 STEREO sony 250 w i n ca bi net nice system $125 810-2829154 T . V . /VCR COMBO 13 Toshiba $20 941-549-2682 T.V./V C R CO MB O 1 3 Toshiba $24 941-549-2682 TV 5 0 FLAT SC REEN Emerson new still in box $400 941-423-7845 TV 52 SONY LIKE NEW $189 941-763-2581 TV SAMSUNG 46 L e d Lik e new $450 941-585-7740 COMPUTER EQUIPMENT6060 COMPUTER DESK 47 L X 23 W X 30 TALL $40 941-629-6429 COMPUTER DESK v.g. con d . lt. clr. wd. $65 941-830-8222 DELL DESKTOP COMPUTER , 17 with 45 desk and chair $200 941-627-8587 FURNITURE6035 END TABLE/ C ANE drs 28x28x21h/inner storage EXC $50 941-474-3194 ENTERTAINMENT C ENTER 3 pcs/whitewash $150 941-2755837 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Whitewash one piece excellent cond. $100 941-979-8818 ENTERTAINMENT C TR f its 32 tv glass enclosed shelves, bottom storage $50 941-2753287 FUT O N queenWhite wood Reduced from $300 $200 941232-6718 GLASS FOR T a bl e 54 roun d , 1 Beveled Perfect cond. $50 941-474-0123 GRANDFATHER CLOCK BEST OFFER $300 941-426-8837 HARM O N KARD O N C assette Deck Model hk300xm Ultra wide band linear phase $100 941497-7718 IBUYFURNITURE Or anything of value! 941-485-4964 KIT C HEN TABLE WITH S IX CHAIRS GD CD $100 717-4755237 LAMP S ILVER/ 3 7 tall/ f lared shade $60 941-882-2446 LANAI S ET metal 6 padded chairs Rectangular table, $50 941-429-8622 LIVIN G R OO M S ET neutral, $395 941-763-9983 LIVIN G R OO M S ET couchW/ 2 recliners & love seat matching $250 941-766-0679 LOVESEAT , f a b r i c greenish/good condition $100 941-275-5837 L O VE S EATW/recliners Microfiber/dk tan $75 941-2753287 MATTRESS & BOX . New Will Sell $100. 941-629-5550 NI G HT S TAND Antique S olid Wood need finish $40 941-2237446 PATI O S ET G lass top table, 4 swivel chairs, side table, xtra set cushions $275 941-625-5245 PATIO TABLE 6 c h a i rs,w / umbrella. VGC $250 269-6495563 PATI O TABLE S ET glass top 4 swivel chairs $325 941-8281076 PATI O TABLE Umbella/Base New call for info $75 941-9798108 PATI O TABLE S & 4 C HAIR S Wrought Iron Nice set $300 443-532-4362 REAL W OO D 5 piece bedroom set Reduced from $500. $400 941-232-6718 RE C LINER beige good condition $60 941-475-3907 RE C LINER C HAIR high back w/gold fabric $85 941-4967569 RE C LINER tan, green, mauve $95 941-586-2900 RESTAURANT BOOTH Bl ac k , New Condition, paid $700 Sell for $200 941-441-8255 R OC KIN G C HAIR maple w/pads $45 941-249-8708 ROCKINGCHAIR woo d S ma ll adult, rush seat. $20 803-6248039 ROLLTOP DESK oakespecially for computer $800 941223-6647 S ERVIN G C ARTRE S IN, white $60 863-258-3077 SOFA &CHAIR w /O ttoman T an Leather Must see $450 941505-2350 SO FA & L O VE S EAT All Beige Leather w/ Reclining Ends.. $500. 941-391-5925 SOFA BED goo d con di t i on pastel design colors $75 941-2582175 FURNITURE6035 CO FFEETABLE, 2 end tables wood $150 941-766-7349 CO U C H & C LUB C HAIR. Broyhill Exc.cond. $400 941-8301531 CO U C H & L O VE S EAT rattan & beige (Bassett) $450 410-382-7394 COUCH F a b r i c, 90X36X36 , $195. RECLINER/ROCKER, La-Z-Boy, Navy Blue Leather, $175. Both In Exc. Cond. 941-474-7458 CO U C H S E C AL Leather Cream/Good Condition $100 253-678-9161 COUCH , f a b r i c 90X36X36/blue/delivery $150 941-275-5837 CO U C H, RED,FAUX S UEDE 83x36x32 $125 941-2755837 CURIO CABINET TALL ETCHEDGLASS LIGHTED 4 SHELVES $800 941-223-6647 C URI O HUT C H 2 P C BEV GLASS DOORS. EXC. $175 941-275-5700 DE S K DR O PLEAF w/ 3 drawers 42w x41h $299 941-5648757 DINETTE S ET & 4 C HAIR S 42 round tile top w/leaf $225 941-676-2019 DINETTE S ET Off White with Walnut Formica Top $65 941697-5325 DINETTE S ET with 4 matching chairs, hunter green farmhouse style $375 941-629-7056 DINETTE S ET W OO D C HAIR S & TABLETOP $125 941-6816417 DINETTE W/4CHAIRS All Wood, Counter height $375 941-475-4455 DININ G R OO M S ET S olid wood table & chairs $150 814-9344175 DINING SET 36 roun d ta bl e /4 chairs/wood $250 941-6816417 DINING SET a ll g l ass ta bl e / s i x wood chairs $350 941-2755837 DININ G S ET Ext rnd White/pine 4 matching chrs $125 941-697-7880 DINING SET F orma l W/6 c h r & China closet exel $500 941426-7103 DININ G S ET outdoor resin f urniture $150 941-681-6417 DININ G S ET Round wood table, w/leaf, 4 side chairs, 2 counter height $400 941-625-5245 DININ G TABLE Table/oval/4 chairs/light oak $125 941-8822446 DININ G TABLE/ 6 C HAIR S . $375 941-249-9061 DININ G TABLE/ C HAIR S or first offer takes it! $150 239220-9948 DISPLAY CABINET w hi te stucco Glass shelves $70 352212-7070 DI S PLAY C A S E G lass shelves/doors/oak/wired $125 941-882-2446 DRESSER & MIRROR b am b oo perfect cond $225 941-7632581 DRE SS ER 5drawers+shel f $100 941-766-7349 DRESSER 5d raw 5h x 3 w so lid key west style $225 941-7660679 DRESSER 70W31H , BRN wd/rattan tr 6drws/1 ctr dr $100 941-474-3194 DRE SS ER wood 6 drawers $ 75 941-766-7349 DRIFTWOOD TABLES C ustom. glass tops. Jim $250 941-4688540 END TABLE dk w d 28wx24h/shelves, wheels EXC $50 941-474-3194
Page 22 The Sun Classified E/N/C/V ads.yoursun.net Wednesday, March 25, 2015 OFFICE/BUSINESS EQUIP./SUPLIES6220 EXE C UTIVE DE S K 6 DRAWER S 60Lx30Wx29H $60 941-2351054 O FFI C E C HAIR great condition $50 941-564-8778 PA C KIN G PEANUT S 5 0 gal bags $5.00 each $5 941-4237845 OFFICE OUTFITTERS Pre-owned & new office furniture. VENICE 941-485-7015 REFRI G E O FFI C E (S ARA SO TA ) 1.8 Cu. Ft. $35 941-549-2682 REFRI G ERAT O R O FFI C E (Sarasota) 1.8 Cu. Ft. $35 941549-2682 RESTAURANT SUPPLIES6225 C LAM BAKER w/ 2 propane 3 S/S grates, Stand, Great Shape. 36LX 22W $500 941-423-8406 C LA SS I C F OO DWARMER 3 compartments $90 941-3754054 ELE C TRI C G RAVITYMEAT SLICER $450 941-882-2720 FRYER DEEP $3 75 9 41-45 6 1100 I C E C REAMMAKER with cartridges $75 941-375-4054 RAN G E S alam Range w S alam $475 941-456-1100 THERMAL CATERING b ags hot/cold $60 941-375-4054 TRUE REFRI G ERAT O R $ 45 0 941-456-1100 CATS6232 NOTICE : S tatute 585 . 195 states that all dogs and cat s sold in Florida must be at leas t eight weeks old, have an offi cial health certificate and prop er shots, and be free of intes tinal and external parasites. DOGS6233 NOTICE : S tatute 585 . 195 states that all dogs and cat s sold in Florida must be at leas t eight weeks old, have an offi cial health certificate and prop er shots, and be free of intes tinal and external parasites. BICH-TZU,DESIGNER, Non Shedding $600 Sold! DOGS OF VENICE. Your Dog Groomed in my Mobile Salon. 16 Yrs. Exp. Call Stacy (941) 786-7877 PETSUPPLIES & SERVICES6236 D OG / C AT C A G E Very nice with bowls & locks for small animal.. $20 941-423-7771 KENNEL 24L X16 w x 15h lik e new $20.00 941-391-6334 LITTER BOX C overe d w / d oor like new 18l x 14w x 18h $10.00 941-391-6334 PET C ARRIER S mall hard sided Kennel cab 2 $8.00 941-4513958 PET DOOR f or s lid er, F ree d om patio panel for frames up to 96, accomodates high ceilings. $150 941-284-7391 STORAGE SHEDS/ BUILDINGS6165 WEATHER KING PORTABLE BUILDINGS Purchase or Rent To Own! Free Delivery & Set Up. Ask Your Dealer, Mattas Motors About Options 941-916-9222 BUILDING SUPPLIES6170 HURRI C ANE S HUTTER S white Accordion, 12W 8H $475 941456-4013 K O HLER LAVAT O RY K290 5 White, Cast Iron $50 941-3795586 ROMAN TUBLEVER M oen Castleby Crome New $40 941697-5325 SCREEN DOOR N ewAll H ar d ware Included. $35. 941-4931334 (Venice) TUB CO RNER new ready to install $175 941-763-2581 TOOLS/ MACHINERY6190 BALL TIP Hex Key S et New 1 2 pc $25 941-627-3636 B O LT C UTTER S insulated handles ex.cond. $15 941-5858149 CHAIN SAW SHARPENER Electric ex. cond. $55 941764-0614 CIRCULAR SAW Bl ac k & Decker 7 1/2 $45 315790-9217 COMPRESSOR 40 ga ll on w i t h hose $225 941-626-3102 DI SC BELT S ANDER Craftsman $40 315-790-9217 DRILL/ DRIVER accessor i es kit Craftsman 76 pieces $25 941-451-3958 DVD/ C D PLAYER Video Magnovox(Sarasota $24 941-5492682 EXTND T HANDLE T orque S et New 15 pc $30 941-627-3636 G ENERAT O R C oleman-5 000 watt-needs carb clean $150 941-626-0967 GENERATOR G enerac n i ce, b ut has been sitting $225 941-6268448 G ENERAT O R M CC ULL OC H 5700 Watts, 11 HP, very little use. $400 941-626-4477 GENERATOR MITSUBISHI , MGE4800, Good Cond. $200 941-625-7507 HAMMER DRILL Milwaukee 1/2 reversing $25 315-7909217 KREG POCKET H o l e Ji g K3 system with manuals $85 803984-4450 LADDER 20 FTAl um i num $50 941-766-7349 RADIAL ARM S AW 10 Craftsman in excellent condition $250 941-505-2735 ROUTER CRAFTSMAN 3/4 HP NEW BITS/EXTRAS $40 941286-4894 SC REWDRIVER electric Porter Cable $35 315-790-9217 SWAG CHAIN 2 ki n d s, pr i ce d each $25 941-627-3636 TABLE SAW C ra f tsman 8 $50 315-790-9217 Tile S aw 7 with stand Electric $100 FIrm 941-255-1445 TOOLS ASSORTMENT TABLE FULL CALL $45 941-391-6377 FARM EQUIPMENT6195 CHICKEN HOUSE woo d , removable shingle roof $125 941-763-9833 PHOTOGRAPHY/ VIDEO6140 C AMERA P O LAR O ID S un 660 Instant. $12 941-493-3623 POOL/SPA/ & SUPPLIES6145 **SPAS & MORE** www.spasandmoreflorida.com new/used 110volt Plug ins. Trade ins Welcome! We Move Hot Tubs 941-625-6600 We Buy Used Hot Tubs CHAIR FLOAT sw i m li ne l ge n ib was $60 asking $30 941-5051663 HOT TUB SEATS 5, WITH LOUNGER AND MAINTENANCE FREE CABINET. 110 OR 220 VOLT. CAN DELIVER $1,895 941-462-0633 P OO L & S pa Vac Pool $2 5 941-223-8308 P OO L 1 2 FT by 30 in with f ilter in box $45 941-276-0814 P OO L VA C UUM HAYWARD automatic with hoses $100 941-637-4668 RIO SUN fl ot c h r. new 200 . $60 941-624-2105 LAWN & GARDEN6160 C u ddl e up b y t h e fi re ! Firewood Split, Bundled and ready for the firepit! Pine, Oak, or Citrus, 941-468-4372 DRIFTW OO D TABLE S C ustom. Glass tops. Jim $250 941468-8540 GARDEN CART w /20 w h ee l s 23HX24WX51 $95 941-6970794 GAS GRILL b ar b equec h ar b ro il 3 burner $60 941-474-5124 LANAI SET Gl asstop T a bl e w / 6 Cushioned Arm Chairs $90, OBO 941-661-3411 LAWN M O WER Torro Very nice shape $50 941-423-7771 MOWER J o h n D eere, 21 , 6.5HP Briggs & Stratton. 3 Spd. $160. 941-743-8243 MOWER J o h n D eere, 21 , 6HP Kawaski. Self Propelled, 5 Spd. $160. 941-743-8243 MOWER L awn B oy, G as /Oil Mix, 21, Self Propelled. Cast IronFrame $70. 941-743-8243 MOWER MTD , 21 w / M u l c h er 6HP Briggs & Stratton Push Mower $65. 941-743-8243 MOWER M urray 22 , 4 . 5HP Briggs & Stratton Push Mower $65. 941-743-8243 MOWER M urray 22 , 6HP Briggs & Stratton Push Mower $75. 941-743-8243 MOWER T roy B u il t 22 , 6HP Briggs & Stratton. Self Propelled. $70. 941-743-8243 NI C E PLANT S many to choose from 5.00 & $10 941-2580810 PATIO SET 2 c h a i rs, g lid er, table $150 941-214-5161 RAIN BARREL bl ue set up ready for use $10 941-5858149 RIDING MOWER H on d a 30cut, starts & runs great, reblt dk $450 941-743-4474 TABLE & CHAIRS etc. 5 p i eces wrought iron $150 941-5858149 T O P SO IL For S ale! Pleas e call: 941-468-4372 W EEDEATER, 2 1, 4.5HP Briggs & Stratton, Push. $65. 941-743-8243 FIREARMS6131 Wi nc h ester 30-30 M -94 S cope, Lever Act. $495; Winchester 30-30 Ranger Lever action $435; Savage 270 Bolt/scope $425. New Remington 870 12 ga (2 barrels) bird & slug $475; New Rem 870 20 ga. $375.; Ruger 454 Red Hawk Stainless 9.5Bar $850; Ruger P95DC Auto 9mm Stainless Steel $485. All Ex cond. 845-531-9079 FORT MYERS ANTIQUE GUN CIVIL WAR & MILITARY COLLECTORS SHOW Sat., March 28, 9am-5pm Sun., March 29, 9am-3pm Araba Shrine Temple 2010 Hanson St. Ft. Myers 33901 @ Rt. 41 WEBSITE:fmaac.tripod.com Call 847-863-3929 GUNS . L ots o f L ongs G uns.. ALL in Excellent Cond! Call (941)-564-8778 REMINGTON 1100 Trap Gold 12 Ga. Exc. Wood! $740. (941)-743-4633 S IX S H OO TER UBERTI 1 8 75 outlaw in 45 colt $450 o/b 941769-1367 BICYCLES/ TRICYCLES6135 BI C Y C LE HUFFY UniS tone Mt 6 Sp Good $50 941-423-9371 BICYCLE ROADMASTER Sport 10 spd, New tires. $50 941-423-7771 BIKE 3 WHEEL DELIVERY AVAIL. $225 941-626-3102 BIKEHUFFY 18 spee d 26 b e ll rack no seat $15 941-8824545 BIKE H u ff y P er f ect con d 24i n cruiser $50 941-625-2227 BIKE RA C K Bike S tand $ 45 941-286-6376 BIKE S 1 6 1 G IRL 1 B O Y, G D COND $15 941-475-9146 BIKE S Adult/Teen 2 4 & 26 sizes to choose from $45 941474-1776 BIKES HIS & h ers bi g t i re n i ce cond. $120/pair 941-626-3102 BIKE S his & hers. 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WH. Excellent condition., $19,499 941-2559887 AREYOUONLINE? INCREASEYOUR EXPOSURE! Addyourinternetaddress toyouradforalittleextra! 20 1 2 T O Y O TA S IENNA 20K MI $23,990 855-280-4707 DLR 20 14 T O Y O TA AVAL O N 4,163K MI $29,990 855-280-4707 DLR VOLKSWAGEN7220 2010 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 67K MI $14,957 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 3 V O LK S WA G EN PA S SAT SUNROOF 23K MI $23,989 855-242-9258 DLR 2013 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 13K MI $21,989 855-242-9258 DLR 2013 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF BASE 51K MI $13,874 855-481-2060 DLR JAGUAR7175 1995 JAGUAR XJ6 , 79 , 900 mi, CLASSIC XJ6 VDP79900 MI $6,300. B/O941 429 5106, $6,300 941-429-5106 2009 JAGUAR XK 2DR CONV 45K MI $36,988 855-242-9258 DLR 2012 JAGUAR XF 31K MI $37,599 855-242-9258 DLR 20 1 3 JA G UAR XF V6 RWD 16K MI $40,214 855-242-9258 DLR KIA7177 2006 KIA SORENTO (SUV) 4 dr, dark green. Sr. owned 121k mi, $5800 941-423-7771 Stock photo* 2010 KIA SOUL 5DR 38K MI $11,950 855-481-2060 DLR 2011 KIA RIO FUEL EFFICIENT. 60K MI $10,695 941-916-9222 DLR 20 1 2 KIA S ED O NA LX 47K MI $15,877 855-481-2060 DLR LEXUS7178 2003 LEXU S E S 300 50K MI $10,990 855-280-4707 DLR 200 5 LEXU S RX330 72K MI $15,979 855-481-2060 DLR 200 7 LEXU S L S -4 60 36K MI $22,990 855-280-4707 DLR 200 7 LEXU S SC -4 30 NAV 56K MI $24,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2008 LEXU S L S -4 60 HEATED LTHR SEATS 42K MI $29,989 855-242-9258 DLR 20 11 LEXU S C T200 H NAV 48K MI $22,990 855-280-4707 DLR FindyourBest Friendinthe Classifieds! 2011 LEXUS GX 460 NAV 30K MI $38,911 855-280-4707 DLR 20 1 3 LEXU S GS -45 0 H NAV 37K MI $41,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 LEXUS IS 250 21K MI $27,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2014 LEXUS ES 350 8,035 MI $32,911 855-280-4707 DLR MAZDA7180 2006 MAZDA 6 94K MILES $6,895 941-916-9222 DLR 2010 MAZDA MAZDA3 4DR1 owner mil 62k $11,990JeffsAutoSales.net941-629-1888 2012 MAZDA MIATA MX 5 CONV 5,611 MI $19,990 855-280-4707 DLR MERCEDES7190 2011 MERCEDES BENZ GLK-350 36K MI $26,990 855-280-4707 DLR 20 1 2 MER C EDE S -BENZ SLK-350 15K MI $37,769 855-242-9258 DLR 2012 MERCEDES BENZ 21K MI $34,990 855-242-9258 DLR HONDA7160 2007 HONDA PILOT , 4DR front wheel 1-owner $12,900 JeffsAutoSales.net 941-629-1888 2008 HONDA ACCORD 4DR EXL 55K MI $14,987 855-481-2060 DLR 2008 H O NDA PIL O T 2WD VP 94K MI $12,985 855-481-2060 DLR 2008 HONDA PILOT EXL 2WD 106K MI $13,774 855-481-2060 DLR 2010 HONDA ACCORD 31K MI $14,774 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 0 H O NDA A CCO RD 4DR LXP LTHR 10K MI $16,877 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 0 H O NDA C IVI C 42K MI $12,774 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 0 H O NDA IN S I G HT 49K MI $13,758 855-481-2060 DLR 2011 HONDA CIVIC 51K MI $11,977 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 2 H O NDA A CCO RD 4DR LX 33K MI $14,987 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 2 H O NDA C IVI C 13K MI $14,987 855-481-2060 DLR 2012 HONDA CIVIC 21K MI $14,778 855-481-2060 DLR 2012 HONDA CIVIC 4DR LX 7,553 MI $15,874 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 2 H O NDA PIL O T 16K MI $27,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 HONDA CIVIC 21K MI $17,911 855-280-4707 DLR 20 1 3 H O NDA C IVI C 26K MI $15,874 855-481-2060 DLR 2013 HONDA CIVIC 4DR LX 2,830 MI $16,874 855-481-2060 DLR 2013 HONDA CIVIC 4DR LX 24K MI $16,875 855-481-2060 DLR 2013 HONDA FIT 48K MI $13,987 855-481-2060 DLR 2013 HONDA FIT BASE 10K MI $15,987 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 3 H O NDA FIT BASE 12K MI $15,874 855-481-2060 DLR 2013 HONDA ACCORD EX-L ONLY 10K MI $22,990 855-242-9258 DLR 2013 HONDA CIVIC LX 26K MI $15,910 855-242-9258 DLR HYUNDAI7163 200 7 HYUNDAI S ANTA-FE 80K MI $10,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2009 HYUNDAI ACCENT CLEAN, LOW MILES $7,995 941-916-9222 DLR 2009 HYUNDAI G ENE S I S 81K MI $13,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2010 HYUNDAI ELANTRA GLS Loaded. $9,995 941-916-9222 DLR 2012 HYUNDAI ACCENT 4DR GLS 54K MI $10,874 855-481-2060 DLR 20 1 2 HYUNDAI A CC ENT 5DR GAS 22K MI $11,687 855-481-2060 DLR INFINITI7165 2004 INFINITI G35 4 d r, 6 cy l , auto, a/c, 88K mi, exc. cond. $6,750 941-737-4847 2011 INFINITI EX35 27K MI $26,990 855-280-4707 DLR
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