No. 2224 September 22September 28, 2011 Gulfport Chamber Names New Director Gulfport Chamber president Lori Rosso announced that the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has selected Robert Newcomb as its Executive Director. Newcomb will begin his duties immediately. While the Board will retain full oversight, Newcomb will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Chamber, the development of new programs, expansion of the volunteer staff and the growth of business and professional membership. Newcomb brings an extensive background in Chamber of Commerce management, See Chamber, page 8 Gulfport Chamber Executive Director Bob Newcomb Sheriff Educates Gulfport Council About DispatchGULFPORT At Tuesday nights city council (PCSO) sent a representative to speak to council about the countys dispatch services. Chief Deputy Bob Gualtieri, a contender for the elected Sheriffs position, addressed council about changing from in-house dispatch to contracting with the Sheriffs Its all about customer service. We will be accessible; we will be responsive, he assured council. He explained that, although he understood some may have fears about losing control of dispatch services, as a customer, the city had more control. Councilwoman Barbara Banno asked if dispatch employees had goals and if the supervisors evaluated the employees based on those goals. He assured her that the PSCO monitored calls. He also told her he did not anticipate any delay in response See Dispatch, page 6Hybrid Hippie Harvests HoneyBy Cathy Salustri Im kind of a hybrid hippie, Andrew Wolfe says. This 8th-grade dropoff who used to run with gangs and use drugs credits a preacher who visited him in jail for turning him around. He doesnt think of himself as a typical hippie he drives a pickup truck and admits his ideologies differ greatly from most of his cohorts at a local organic farm where he keeps hives but he has the lifestyle. He also likes to read, and he quotes Thomas Jefferson in explaining how he decided to change how he goes through life. A person who wants to be ignorant and free wants what never was and never will be, he quotes. Without the rest of society functioning, your knowledge would be worthless. Its a contingent knowledge. See Bees, page 29Beekeeping, as well as his other endeavors, has taught him that weve got to reconcile ourselves with nature, Andrew Wolfe says.
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Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 3 Volunteers Needed for Birthday Bash The Historical Society is looking for volunteers to help with the Citys Birthday Bash from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 8. Volunteers are needed to sell tickets for trolley rides, assist with museum sales, acts as tour guides and more. Call 727-384-4228 or 727-327-8370 if you can help. News from the Gulfport Historical Society Take a Culinary Stroll to Benet My Hope Chest Relax and stroll along historic Beach Drive while sampling worldclass cuisines and desserts served by on the waterfront! The event will take place on Saturday, September 24 from 6-10 p.m. To kick off the evenings festivities, guests will enjoy a happy hour wine tasting (courtesy of Masciarelli Wine Company) and have the chance to bid on fabulous silent auction prizes on the terrace at Gatsbys Restaurant. In case of rain, the wine tasting will begin inside at 400 Beach Drive. Participants will be given the evenings menu and event details, and begin the stroll in small Hooker Tea Company where auction winners will be announced during dessert. This event is sponsored by My Hope funding breast reconstruction for uninsured survivors. Their services pick up where the other pink ribbon step in breast cancer treatment. Tickets are $75 in advance, $100 on September 24. They can be purchased online at www.myhopechest.org. For more information visit www. myhopechest.org/events or call Alisa at 727-642-4243.
4 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Better Air Conditioning for City HallGULFPORT Tuesday night the city council voted to approve almost $165,000 to make improvements to the city hall air conditioning system and replace the central heat and air conditioning system. These repairs and improvements will also include new ductwork. City Hires Auditing FirmGULFPORT Despite concerns voiced by councilwoman Jennifer Salmon, council voted 4-1 to hire CRI Carr, Riggs, and Ingram for auditing services. The company will audit city three years. Paving the Way to Better RoadsGULFPORT City Council voted to spend just under $80,000 with road along 28th Avenue between 58th Street South and Beach Boulevard. Council also added another section of road between Beach Boulevard and 54th Street South. This addition, council said, should not cost more than $16,000. Parking Variances Approved For Reed Familys Healthcare Training BuildingGULFPORT JSR Training received councils blessing to operate out of 2321 49th Street. JSR, owned by Jeri Reed, needed permission for her business to get a variance because city rules about would require her and her husband Phil, the coapplicant, to have more parking before opening her business. % of my students ride the bus, Jeri Reed said in response to the councils concerns about parking. Assistants. The council voted 4-0 to approve the use; Vice-Mayor David Hastings abstained from voting as he represents the business in his private CPA practice.
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6 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Dispatch, from front page Im pretty sure you werent expecting a friendly crowd, but Im real glad youre here, councilman Sam Henderson told him. Councilman Henderson asked several questions about how the PCSO would handle call priorities and how the PCSO would maintain the same level of service residents expected. (The rep) said the PCSO was willing to have the call takers ride along a relationship... to help make it feel as close to what you have now. Keep Gulfport Weird Mini-Triathlon! Gulfport Weird Mini-Triathlon at 7 a.m. this Saturday, September 24, the same day as the Tangerine Blues Fest (4-9 p.m.). This route connects the 49th St. Redevelopment District with the Waterfront area. The course will incorporate in order, a 1 mile run, 3 mile bike and 1/4 mile swim. The run will begin at the church parking lot of 5424 Gulfport Blvd. S., then, bike around the Clymer Park with a swim along the beach from Shelter # 7 to the Gulfport Casino. Over 50 participants have preregistered for this fun event. Registration closes by end of day today, Thursday, September 22. There is still time to preregister at www.thegabber.com or email gbiron@ mygulfport.us for a registration form and map. We are still looking for volunteers for this event. If you have a group that would like to get involved, please contact Gail Biron today at 727-893-1118. Volunteers and participants are to arrive around 6:30 a.m. to check in with the registration table at the church parking lot at 5425 Gulfport Blvd. S. The triathlon will begin at 7 a.m. The route will be chalked out by Park staff and volunteers will be along the route for safety. A bike to make sure all triathloners are spoken for. Participants will will travel north on 55th St., east on 19th Ave. S., north on 54th St. S., east on Tangerine, north on 51st St. S., heading west on Tangerine, then ending the run south on 55th St. S. Gulfport Police will assist for the cross over Gulfport Blvd. S. Once crossed Gulfport Blvd. S., triathlonees will pick up bikes on the corner of Beach Blvd. S. and 23rd. The second bike leg will loop you twice around Beach Blvd. S. and 27th Ave. S. After the second loop, you will cross over 28th Ave. S. and head south on downtown Beach Blvd., then head west on Shore to Shelter #7 where you will be guided to the lovely Boca Ciega Bay. A small swim and then you are done! of the Casino (5500 Shore Blvd. S.). Winners will also be announced again by our famous emcee, Councilmember Sam Henderson at the 4th Annual Blues Fest on Tangerine Ave. S. and 49th St. S. at commencing ceremonies at 4 p.m. So have fun, enjoy your morning, show your support and see you at the Keep Gulfport Weird Triathlon!
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8 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Chamber, from front pagehaving over ten years experience, most recently for the Chamber in Worcester Massachusetts. Newcomb is a graduate of Boston University with graduate coursework did Dartmouth College and University of Delaware. Mr. Newcombs experience in chamber work and community affairs will help us on the Board of Directors to take the Chamber to a new level. said Rosso. Bob will undoubtedly engage local businesses and help increase our membership. noted Rosso. In addition to appointing Newcomb as Executive Director, the Gulfport Chamber is announcing a membership drive and exploring the potential of expanding its reach into surrounding communities.Circle of Friends of the Library Book Shop books that just came in include Bonnie Wolfs Talking With My Mouth Full including a delicious Chocolate Pistachio Cake and Fisher & Ury Getting to Yes. Library hours are Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Come in and browse. They graciously accept donations of books in good shape; they do not accept 8-track tapes. The Gulfport library is located at 5501 28th Avenue S. For information contact the library at 727-893-1074.
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10 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Letters Golf Carts on the RoadDear Editor: The environmental impact that golf carts have is minimal. Golf carts can be a unique way to get around this wonderful city we call Gulfport. Each and every day people are ignoring the speed limits, these speed limits are clearly posted on signs all around the city. Are we truly as busy as we think we are? My answer would be a resounding NO! The fact that a person is running late is not the problem of the operator of a golf cart, but the problem of the person running late. Personally I think the idea of allowing golf carts to operate on the streets of Gulfport is wonderful. I had the wonderful opportunity of spending the summer in Northwest resonated with me was the notion of respect and compassion towards others. It was truly refreshing to see cars stop and allow pedestrians to cross, operators of motor vehicles actually used their turn signals and cars did not pass angrily the many Amish horse and buggies on the road. Hopefully, the City Council of Gulfport will consider the wonderful contribution that golf carts can offer to this city. Imagine, when a person mentions Gulfport and the response is, oh yeah, that beautiful city by the bay that has many golf carts.Mark Grantham County to Maintain Gulfport Trafc Signals Council voted to allow the county to in the city, including four new solar county provides this service for just over $15,000 a year. Volunteers Clean Litter From Gulfport Beach. Again.By Cathy Salustri This past Saturday 20 volunteers armed themselves with gloves, trash bags, and trash pickers to scour Gulfports beach for litter. Keep Pinellas Beautiful organized the event, and Gulfport employee Bob Williams acted as site captain for the cleanup. Mayor Mike Yakes and Vice-Mayor David Hastings also attended the cleanup, looking for trash along Gulfport sand. They were not disappointed. The overall consensus was that 90% of the litter picked up was cigarette butts, Williams said, adding that the rest of litter consisted of common debris such as bottles, paper, bottle caps, straw wrappers and coffee cup lids. The city will co-sponsor a Calm Bayou cleanup on October 15 from 9 a.m. until noon. Watch TheGabber. com for more information about this land and sea cleanup.
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 11 Tangerine Blues Fest Headliner Albert Castiglia, The Legendary JCs, Shar Baby and the Steve Arvey Band will perform at the Tangerine Blues Fest, a free concert held at the Tangerine Greenway adjacent to 49th Street and 18th Ave. S. in Gulfport on Saturday, September 24th. Along with great music, well have food, soft drink, beer and wine vendors, as well as arts and crafts booths, plus a family fun area for the kids, said festival spokesman Rick Smith. Its a community event to raise awareness about the 49th Street South corridor. Additionally, the Tangerine Blues Fest is a sanctioned fundraising event for All Childrens Hospital. Castiglia, a Miami-based singer/ guitarist, is one of the blues worlds rising stars. A former sideman with the late Junior Wells, Castiglia mixes modern sensibilities with strong ties to the Chicago blues tradition. The 8-piece Legendary JCs, out of Winter Park, are one of the most vibrantly entertaining acts in the Sunshine State, mixing classic funk, R&B and soul. Birmingham, Alabamas Shar Baby, The Queen of the Jukes, wields a mean guitar and sings in a low-down deep-South style. Versatile Steve Arvey blends blues, folk and rock on acoustic and electric guitars, and tops it all with gravelly, soulful vocals. The Tangerine Blues Fest runs from 4-10 p.m. Gates open at 3 p.m. Free admission. Sponsors include Bright House Networks, So49.org, the City of St. Petersburg, the City of Gulfport and the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce. Community Center to Host Yard SaleST. PETE BEACHThe City of St. Pete Beach is hosting its alwayspopular yard sale at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, on Saturday, September 24th from 8 a.m. to noon. Indoor spaces in the gym and outdoor covered spaces for just $15 for SPB residents and $17.50 for non-residents. There is no entrance fee for shoppers. Sales at the Community Center have up to 50 sellers all in one place and are usually frequented by nearly 500 shoppers. Registration is going on now and continues until all spaces or to reserve your spot.
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Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 13 ArtsAlive 2011 Free Museum Day St. Petersburg shines the spotlight on its vibrant arts and cultural scene with a celebration of the arts, featuring ArtsAlive 2011 Free Museum Day on Saturday, September 24. For this once-a-year event, admission is free to several museums* and cultural attractions in St. Petersburg designated by American Style magazine as Americas #1 Top Arts Destination (for mid-size cities) for 2010 and 2011. Open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., participating venues include the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Museum, Florida Holocaust Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg Museum of History, Dali Museum*, Great Explorations Childrens Museum, The Pier Aquarium, Creative Clay, Morean Arts Center Galleries/Glass Studio and Hot Shop, Morean Arts Center for Clay, and the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts Mahaffey Theater. Contact venues for availability of sign language tours. For special events, discounts, galleries and exhibition details, visit www.stpete.org/artsalive. For more free downtown arts experiences, visitors may drop in at any of the many galleries (see list at www.stpetearts.org). The Florida Craftsmen Gallery, where there is never an admission fee, will offer a special gift shop discount on September 24 (10 percent off with a minimum purchase of $25 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.); the Cakewalk Artists Co-op on Central offers workshop sign-up discounts; St. Petersburg Preservation hosts two walking tours starting at 10 a.m. and noon from the St. Petersburg Museum of History; and Royal Theater Boys & Girls Club Arts Academy members will be performing downtown. Later in the day, Craftsman House hosts its 7th annual Pot Roast/Charity Pottery Visitors may park in city garages downtown and ride the St. Petersburg Trolley Downtown Looper or Central Avenue Shuttle for only 25 cents. The trolleys will be stopping at or near most downtown ArtsAlive venues. Visit www.stpete.org/artsalive for museum restrictions and complete details. *Attendees should note that Dali Museum access will be limited to Pinellas County residents only.
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Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 15 Library offers Free Family Movie Day The Gulfport Public Library is offering a Free Family Movie Day on Saturday, September 24 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Despicable Me, (rated G) will show at 11 a.m. and The Last Exile, (selected episodes of this anime series, rated PG-13) will show provided by the Library. For more information, call 893-1074. Crafters/Vendors Needed For Fall Festival Vendors/Crafters are needed for a Fall Festival at St. James UMC on October 29 at 4 p.m. Spaces are limited. Cost is $15 before September 30. Contact 727-576-3919 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Vendors/Crafters will be inside. Donate to Trinity Nazarene Yard Sale Donations of clean gently used items are needed for the Trinity Nazarene Church Annual Yard Sale. Call Janet at 328-9277 for possible pickup of larger items and also for drop off times. The sale will be held at the church on October from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at 1000 55th Street S. in Gulfport which is located off of 11th Ave. S. behind Boca Ciega High School. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will also be available for purchase on day of sale. Orchid Society to hold Annual Show and Sale The Florida West Coast Orchid Societys Annual Show and Sale, Orchid Safari will be held on Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Minnreg Hall, 6340 126th Avenue N. in Largo. Ribbon and AOS judging will be Friday night September 30. Entries must be received between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Friday. Event features 12 potting booth, culture classes and free parking. Contact Brent at 727-460-4606 or email@example.com or Jennifer at 727-517-6460 or jen.orchidfreak@ gmail.com.
16 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship Sholom of Gulfport will Honor their Rabbi On Friday, September 23 Congregation Beth Sholom of Gulfport will honor their Rabbi with an open house and Shabbat dinner. You can meet and greet Rabbi BenOr and his wife. The services begin at 6:30. The address of the synagogue is 1844 54th St. S. in Gulfport. Call 727-321-3380 for more information.
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 17 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship Annual Prayer Shawl Retreat St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 738 Pinellas Point Drive S., will have their 4th annual prayer shawl retreat from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 1. Learn to knit or crochet or learn advanced techniques and get new patterns. Registration in advance by 9/24 is $15; $20 after 9/24. Lunch will be provided. Call 866-2187 to register. Celebrate Rosh Hashanah Come and observe Rosh Hashanah, at Beth-El Shalom as they celebrate the New Year and begin the time of the High Holy Days on Wednesday, September 28 at 7 p.m. Come hear the shofar blown close to 100 times and taste the special Rosh Hashanah foods. Beth-El Shalom Messianic Congregation is located at the corner of 17th St. and 29th Ave. N. in St. Petersburg. All are welcome, free admission. For more information and pre-registration, please call 3457777 or go to their website at www. Jewishheritage.net.
18 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 This Weeks Solution Garden Club will be a fall hayride at Boyd Hill Nature Park. The ride features yesteryear foliage, birds, and plants. The most important thing to remember is that this event will be on Friday, October 14. Meet at 1 p.m. at the 3130 31st Street S. entrance. The $7 cost (to be paid at the park) includes the hayride and driver gratuity. Those who want to carpool should meet at the Gulfport Library parking lot about 12:30 p.m. If you would like to become a member, mail a $5 check (made out to the Gulfport Garden and Bird Club) to Elsie Crimaldi, 2850 59th Street S., Gulfport, 33707 or call her at 727-347-6831 for more information. Get some friends together and join inn this fun adventure. Dont forget the date, Friday, October 14th.Free Italian Language Classes The Italian-American Society of St. Petersburg is offering free Italian language classes every Thursday evening at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Avenue S. Beginning Grammar and Advanced Conversation classes are offered at 6 p.m., and at 7 p.m., Beginning Conversation, Intermediate Grammar and Advanced Workshop classes take place. Gu lfpo rt G ar den & B ird Club
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 19 The Gabs What sorts of limited gambling would you support in your city?Delia Chuvard, Gulfport: None. It gets seedy around the casinos after a while. Ive seen it happen. Anne McVie, Tampa: Like Hard Rock. I want the whole thing. Lori Luczak, Gulfport: A fullblown casino in the Casino would actually be nice. Billy Burrows, St. Petersburg: lived in Nevada and the crime rate is way down as compared to Pinellas county. You get higher revenue and higher security.
20 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 St. Pete Beach Launches New Website The City of St. Pete Beach is pleased to announce the unveiling of an allnew, fully-redesigned website www. of the City of St. Pete Beach. The citys goal for the website is to better inform residents about whats going on in the community, including city events, current city projects, changes in city ordinances, election dates, and more, and to do so in a faster, more easily accessible way. They contracted with Digital Eel, Inc., a St. Pete Beach web design and web marketing company that has served the community for over ten years. Our primary goal is to make the City of St. Pete Beach website more interactive as a whole. We understand that as technology grows, information as quickly and seamlessly as possible, says City Manager, can easily navigate through each city department in a matter of seconds, information for each department is displayed prominently, creating an open platform for dialogue among serve. Homeowners and businesses can learn about the various functions of each city department, including Finance and Budget, Board of Adjustment, Historic Preservation, and the Planning Board, while visitors can learn about city laws and recreation information. Streaming archived videos from City Commission meetings are just a few clicks away, as are downloadable Meeting Agendas in PDF format. an open door policy. Here we can better communicate with the public, and they can, in turn, reach out to the sites updated look helps improve the citys image. We want people to know that the City of St. Pete Beach is truly a great place to live and visit. This is just another step in our quest to foster a strong, prosperous community.
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22 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Guild to Offer Art Classes The Treasure Island Art Guild is starting its basic drawing and watercolor classes on October 3. Basic drawing will be from 9:3011:30 a.m. and basic watercolor will be from 12:30-2:30 p.m. The cost for each class is $30 for six weeks or $6 per day if paid weekly. Classes will be held at The Treasure Island City Hall Auditorium, 120 108 Avenue. Call Fred at 360-8390 to sign up and for what materials are needed. Childrens Egg Haunt in St. Pete BeachST. PETE BEACHThe City of St. Pete Beach is offering kids of all ages a ghoulish good time with its second annual Halloween Egg Haunt on Saturday, October 15th. This awesome event to get you in the Halloween spirit begins at 11 a.m. at the St. Pete Beach Pool, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Children will swim and dive hunting for black and orange eggs in the pool, and then trick or treat around the pool deck. Participants can stay and play in the pool and on the water slides until 3 p.m. Admission is just $3 per person. For more information contact the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center at 363-9264. Seniors Chat Room Join others as they experience table topics with the Gulfport Senior Centers Chat Room every Friday at 2 p.m. The Center is located at 5501 27 Avenue S. in Gulfport.
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24 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Gulfport Voters Could Elect New Council Along With Presidential Nominee If the national election primaries take place in January, Gulfport will still have separate elections on March 13. Last night the council decided that if the primaries fall between February 1 and March 6, however, city will vote for new council members on the same date. The Presidential Preference Selection Committee will meet this Friday to decide when the state will hold its presidential primary elections; the committee must decide by October 1. Calling all Craft Vendors The St. Petersburg Womans Club is looking for arts and craft vendors to participate in the 2nd Annual Arts & Crafts show on December 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 40 Snell Isle Blvd. N.E. To participate, the cost is $25 per vendor space. Call Carolyn DeFreitas at 727-674-3484. Fall Childrens Book Drive The Christmas Toy Shop Project, Inc. is having a Fall Childrens Book Drive. Donations of new and gently used books for ages 0-12 are requested. The books are included as part of the toy distribution to local needy children at Christmas. They are also requesting the participation of local clubs and youth groups in the book drive. Toys, both new and gently used, are also welcome. Donations are accepted at the Toy Shop, 550 16th Street N. in St. Petersburg or visit their website for other locals www. christmastoyshop.org. Call 727-8983962 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 25 Gulfports Teen RepresentativesPictured (L-R): Michael, Elizabeth, Andrea, Laura and NolanGULFPORT Gulfport city council approved appointees to Teen Council. The newest members of the citys Teen Council include Andrea Hoyland, Malcolm McGruder, Nolan Slone, Michael Wos, Laura Karbowkski and Elizabeth Brown Worthington. Thank you, Gulfport Teen Council, for supporting your community, Mayor Mike Yakes said. Teen Board Game Afternoons Teen Board Game Afternoons is a new group forming every Wednesday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Gulfport Public Library. Stop by after school to enjoy some fun and face-to-face interaction with your opponents! For more information, call Sheri at 727893-1074. Annual Teen BBQ Cookoff/Yard sale ST. PETERSBURGJoin St. Petersburgs Recreation Center Teen Councils Saturday, October 1 for the 9th annual Teen BBQ Cookoff accompanied by a community yard sale. The popular community yard sale with about 100 vendors begins in Crescent Lake Park, 1320 Fifth Street N. at 8 a.m. with the BBQ Cook-off running from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chicken, wings, burgers, hotdogs and ribs will be for sale. Free admission includes live arts and crafts, and face painting. Food tickets are $1 each and $3 unlimited activity bracelets are sold teen councils. For more information, call 893-7813. Pirate Golf Classic Boca Ciega High School Baseball announces the 1st Annual Pirate Golf Classic at Bardmoor Golf & Country Club. This will be held on Saturday, October 29. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with tee off 1 p.m. Cost is $75 per player. Opportunities to showcase your business are available from $100 hole signs to $1000 Platinum sponsorships. Call 727385-7529 for more information. Boca Ciega High School Baseball has had a bumpy road the last few years. They have gone through four coaches in four years. Coach Rogers came on board mid-season last year and has made a commitment to Pirate Baseball. Now that they have an outstanding coach who values they are in desperate need of funds to help build Boca Ciega High School Baseball into the best baseball program in the county.
26 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 City of Gulfport Nostalgic Birthday Bash Mark your calendar for the City of Gulfports 101st Birthday Bash on Saturday, October 8th from 11 a.m. 4 p.m. And what better way to celebrate than to have a good old fashion Gulfport Birthday party at the Gulfport Historical Museum? A new twist to an old tradition is there will be plenty of antiques! If you are an antique buff, this event is for you. If you think you have an heirloom of worth from great grandma, bring it to Scout Hall from 1 3 p.m. where professional appraisers from the Gatehouse will value your antiques for $5 per item or 3 items for $10. Children can sign up for Chalk Art Contest which begins at noon and judging will start at 2 p.m. Free available throughout the event. You can check out vendors along 28th Ave. S., take a guided trolley tour of Old Gulfport and try your hand at the popular Mullet toss (we dare you). The traditional Worthington fry dinner is a must try experience. Celebrate Gulfports 101st Birthday with a free piece of cake at 3 p.m. During this event, take an inside tour of the Gulfport Historical museum and pick up your brand new Historical Society Gulfport Calendar. It is a bonus 15 month calendar with the Gulfport event dates of October 2011 December 2012. Calendars will be ready for purchase for $5 at the Birthday Bash, so be sure to get your calendar or call the Gulfport Historical Museum at 727-327-0505 to secure your order. The Historical Society is also looking for a few wonderful musicians to donate their time and talents during the event. This is a fundraiser for the Historical Society and also it would give musicians great coverage. Please send music demo and info to: Gulfport City Hall, c/o Leisure Services, 2401 53rd St. S. or drop off at the main desk. Please include name, phone number and email address. Deadline for submission is Friday, September 23rd. All demos will be reviewed and chosen musicians will be contacted. Entry demos will not be returned. So call your old friends and meet some new ones at the City of Gulfports 101st Birthday Bash at the Gulfport Historical Museum at 5301 28th Avenue S. on Saturday, October 8th from 11 a.m. 4 p.m. Antique and crafter application fee is $10 and vendor fees are $50 for craft and $75 food vendors. Go to www.suzieking. com to download your application. 322-5217 for availability.Chamber to Host Golf Tournament The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Golf for Business at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club (600 Snell Isle Boulevard, St. Petersburg) on Thursday, October 6th. Your support will help the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce give back to the business community through effective programming and promotion of business to business commerce. Dave Moore, former tight end of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers & local entrepreneur, will be this years Honorary Chairman. This event has a shotgun start of 1 p.m. and is followed by awards and happy hour at 5:30 p.m. Register as an individual for $150 or as a foursome for $500; sponsorship opportunities are available. You must register with the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce by contacting Amanda Page, 727-360-6957 or Amanda@ TampaBayBeaches.com. Gulfport-St. Pete Beach Connector Trolley Service Ending The Gulfport-St. Pete Beach Connector Trolley service will be discontinued on Friday, September 30th. PSTA has alternative routes available for those passengers who are affected by the discontinuance of this service. Routes 14, 15, 23 and 79 all travel through Gulfport. Routes 14 and 79 will take passengers to Gulfport Blvd. and Pasadena Ave., where they can then connect to Routes 35 and 90 in order to continue to St. Pete Beach. If you have any questions regarding these routes, please contact PSTA at 727-580-1900.
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 27 Excerpts heard at the September 20, 2011Gulfport City Council MeetingPublic Comment & Council QuotesIt would be seamless... (they) wouldnt see any difference in ser vice. PCSO representative about County dispatch Were not losing our police; were still going to have the police responding. Vice Mayor David Hastings, about outsourcing the citys police dispatch. PCSO rep Our call takers will get to know your community over time. We think we are weird and wonderful quirky Gulfport, but so do all those other towns. Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon, about dis patch and residents calling the non-emergency number. I am strongly, strongly suggesting that the three people who voted to outsource dispatch, reconsider. We are the residents and you are not listening to the residents. Roz Barbieri, about outsourcing dispatch. When she started to tell Vice Mayor David Hastings the Town Shores Masters Association was displeased with him (he represents the Ward that includes Town Shores), the mayor stopped her and said the council wouldnt allow personal attacks. When she apologized and later started to praise Mayor Mike Yakes and Sam Henderson for their votes against outsourcing dispatch, the mayor stopped her again. She also asked council an individual promise from each that they would not out source dispatch. Id like to streamline the process... As a city Id like to work smarter and not harder. Councilwoman Barbara Banno, about the citys Community Development department and how businesses must proceed with starting a business in the city. I cant believe anyone falls for that anymore, but they do. Vice Mayor David Hastings, about red light scammers who call people and tell them they have to pay a ticket for running a red light or go to jail. The scammers, the vice mayor said, try to get people to give their credit card number over the phone. Polish American Society News The Polish American Society of St. Petersburg located at 1343 Beach Drive SE in St. Petersburg (next to the Coast Guard Commissary) will Sunday of the month through May. They will be open every Sunday with the exception of Christmas and New Years. Dancing will be from 4-7 p.m. Food will be available. Admission will be $5 for members and $7 for guests. Call 727-894-9908 or visit www. polishsociety.org. For hall rental, call Randy at 727-525-8255.Lions Club to Host Spaghetti Supper The Gulfport Lions Club will be hosting their Spaghetti Supper on October 1st. All our events support their community outreach programs in sight conservation; four Pancake Breakfasts (Nov., Dec., Feb., and April, May), a Shrimp Boil in March, along with their Fish Fry (September), their Spaghetti Suppers (October and January) and Journey for Sight in (March). Some of the entities that they sponsor are The Watson Center for the Visually Impaired, the Conklin Center for the Multi-Handicapped Blind, the Central Florida Eye Bank, Southeast Guide Dogs, WUSF Radio Reading Service, the Florida Lions Foundation, their local eyeglass and examination program, local Scouting and Little League programs, and many more. So please come out and support your local Lions. The menu will consist of spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread, dessert, coffee, and tea. This is an all you can eat supper, so bring your appetite, your family and friends. Cost is $7 per ticket, children under 10, $4. All of their Gulfport Lions Club members have tickets, so if you want to pre-purchase them, ask any local Lion. Otherwise, they will have an adequate supply of them at the door. So come on down to the marina area and visit with the Lions Saturday the Drive S., right behind the Gulfport Marina. They will be serving from 4-7 p.m. Go south on 49th Street to the stop sign at the water, turn left and follow the road around to the Lions Club.
28 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 By Holiday Mathis VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You will not be content to read about your options or listen to what friends say. Instead, you will learn by experiencing things on your own. It will be more costly, but youre willing to take on the expense because it will ultimately make you richer. Your hands-on approach will serve you well this week. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Judgment and distortion go hand in hand. For instance, the ones who have are not necessarily greedy, and the ones who have not arent necessarily lazy. You will avoid making judgments or comparisons of any kind. Youll mind your own business and be grateful for what you have. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). When an emotion is released inside you, the trigger is no accident. Look at what makes you laugh, cry, get angry or become excited. Theres a reason behind it. Look deeply into the reason, and youll learn something profound about yourself. The information will liberate you and give you greater emotional control. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). things are going, make a new choice. Your options may seem limited, but thats only because you need to experience a few different kinds of options to understand what they are and recognize the spectrum of choices available to you. Be open-minded and experimental. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You realize that being afraid zaps your energy, and it also takes a lot out of you to bravely face your fear. Maybe theres a different, softer and less draining way to be. Have faith. Believe that all is working out for the best, and there will no longer be AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Your dreams will be particularly colorful and insightful this week. They will guide you in your waking life -if only you make the effort to remember them. Put a pen and paper next to your bed, and command yourself to remember three things about your dreams upon waking. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Romance is the farthest thing from your mind, which is probably why it will be persistent in its attempts to make itself important to you. The spirit of romance is determined to take hold of you. By the end of the week, youll have made the shift. Youll see with new eyes. Everything will seem to glitter. ARIES (March 21-April 19). Youll project a certain tone, though you may be slightly out of touch with what that is. If you were an international brand, what would your symbol be? And how would the letters of your name look? Would they be modern, swirly or all caps? The answers to questions like these may help you to see yourself objectively. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You made the decision to do what youre doing, and you can make the decision to knock it off. Some small and irksome bad habit of yours is getting a little old about now. Enough is enough. Youll feel completely empowered by this challenge. Get mad. Youre strong when youre mad! GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You sometimes have so much fun in the playground of the mind that you forget to go to real playgrounds -or the adult equivalent of them -to play and explore the physical world. Youll get the chance to do that this week, mostly because you make a stellar plan to do so and follow through with it. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Someone you are close to doesnt think to put things back where they belong. This person will be in rare form this week, and there will be a great deal of clutter around to interrupt the if you take control of the situation, LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). A majestic unfolding of events depends on your unjaded point of view. Consider shedding preconceived notions and forgetting what you know. Becoming ignorant can be a wonderful experience. Its the most creative way to be. If you have no references, you see things with new eyes. This Weeks Birthdays : Youll become intimately aware of your purpose and will ask yourself frequently throughout the year whether you are aligned with it. In November, a mentor will illuminate your path and validate your choices. Professional shifts will lead you to make money in a way you can be very proud of. Youll bond anew with your family through the holidays. Youre the neutral person who helps the rest of them get along. Youll love how you will be paid for doing what you love. Music at Gulfport Beach PavilionFor info, call J at 727-688-3040Monday, 1-3:00 p.m. Karaoke By J & Lolita, The Toonsters Tuesday, 1-2:30 p.m. Entertainment by Bob & Suzanne Wednesday, 1-3:00 p.m. ReservedThursday, 1-3:00 p.m. Karaoke by Cookie and Dave Friday, 2-4:00 p.m. Music for listening & dancing by Geno Saturday, 1-3:00 p.m. Music for listening & dancing by overdue Bill Sunday, 1-3:00 p.m. Music for listening & dancing by Woody and his accordion Weather permitting
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 29 Bees, from front pageAndrew didnt like that. He wanted to prove that he could provide for himself. I wanted my own intrinsic knowledge, he says, that cant be taken away in a bad economy. To that end, he taught himself how to farm-raise tilapia. He planted a vegetable garden, citrus trees and a grape vineyard. He raises chickens for eggs and ducks for meat and sale. He also learned how to keep bees and harvest their honey, and thats where he meets the Gabber today, at one of his hives. Each hive has its own exclusive social group, he says as he smokes a row of on honey to prepare to move their belongings to a new location. Once theyre loaded up on honey, theyre less likely to sting, which makes it easier for him to work the hives. He explains patiently and clearly, intent on educating with every move he makes. The hive keeps its group exclusive with female guard bees at the entrance. They smell the bees as they seek admittance to the hive, and if the guard bees recognize the smell, the bees get admitted. Every have is 98% female with one queen. The remaining 2% are drones, the only males in the hive. Drones have a simple job: getting fed and mating. The funny thing about drones, he explains us all they can do is mate. They eat and mate. After they mate, they die. 21 days after mating, there are new worker bees. Drones take a little longer 28 days. The queen bee goes from a gleam in a drones eye to fully-functioning queen in just 16 days. She is bigger than the other 59,999 bees in her hive. themselves and rely on the female worker bees. The females in this apiary feed Yes, the exotic invasive that will beat out countless other plants and causes Florida landscapers hours of frustration makes for some excellent honey when in bloom. When in bloom is a big deal for honey, Wolfe explains, explaining that locally-produced honey comes not only from plants by the hive, but anything in bloom in the area. Plants sprayed with pesticides, even ones labeled safe or organic, can and have knocked out his hives. Im in the middle of a city, so Im getting what youre growing, what your neighbors growing, he explains. Right now, hives produce something he calls summer blend, which means bees have collected pollen from cabbage palms, saw palmetto and beggar tick. Whatever you see in bloom in your neighborhood is a good indication of whats them. Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com.The Boo Room Needs Your Stuff The City of Gulfports Recreation Divisions Boo Room, a not so scary room for children to explore during the Citys annual Halloween Bash is in need of a few items to help make the room boo-tiful. Some of the items needed are: a water bed mattress that holds water, fake Spanish moss, Cajun music preferably on CD, sections of plastic rain gutters. The Teen Night Program is also looking for a leather couch to replace their old ones for their teen area. Please call 727-893-1068 with any questions. Items can also be dropped off at the Recreation Center, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.Concert in the Park Series ReturnsST. PETE BEACHThe City of St. Pete Beach, in partnership with the Friends of St. Pete Beach civic group, is proud to host the 5th Annual Concert in the Park Series, presented by the Sirata Beach Resort & Conference Center. The series takes place from 7-9 p.m. every Friday night in October at the Community Centers Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, and will feature the sounds of four well-known area Vodkanauts, and Act III. Local restaurants will be selling dinner items beginning at 6:30 p.m. and beer and wine will be available for purchase at every concert. Bring your chairs and blankets for a free night of family fun and music under the stars. The 5th Annual Concert Series is proudly sponsored by Land of Liberte Realty, Liberte Property Management, Riptides, The Island Reporter, Sun Risk Management, Mr. Jim Parent, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Reyor. The generosity of these and various other in-kind sponsors make this series possible. Before the inaugural concert on October 7, St. Pete Beach City Mayor Steve McFarlin will perform the ribbon cutting ceremony for several improvements made to Horan Park. Call the Recreation Division at 727363-9245 for more information.
30 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Local ObituariesHORSMAN, DONALD, 82, of South Pasadena, FL passed away on Sept. 1, 2011. He was survived by his son, Timothy Horsman of Seminole, FL. A service will be held on Friday Sept 23, 2011 at 10:45 a.m. at Bay Pines National Cemetery. MILCH, MARY LOUISE, 86, of Gulfport, passed away Sept. 14, 2011. Survived by her loving family and friends. Guestbook at davidcgross. com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, 6366 Central Ave., 727-381-4911. NAZZARO, AUGUSTINE GUS, 89, of St. Pete Beach, passed away Sept. 16, 2011, in Carson City, NV. He was loved by family and friends. Waltons Funerals & Cremation, www.waltonsfuneralhomes.com. ORR, DEBORAH ANN, 53, a long time resident of Gulfport, passed away Sept. 13, 2011. She is survived by her beloved husband of 24 years, Jeffery; daughter Jessica Orr; father John Coyman; sister Jan (Michael) Knight; brother Steven (Bridget) Coyman; her beautiful new granddaughter Gabriella Lorraine Orr and many nieces and nephews. Debbie was well known in Gulfport for her love of animals. She had a generous heart, warm smile, wonderful sense of humor and a love for her many, many friends in Gulfport. She will be dearly missed by all. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at David C. Gross Funeral Home in St. Petersburg. There will be a Celebration of her Life on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 at Gulfport on the Rocks. Covered dishes will be welcomed and appreciated, casual dress. PHOENIX, FREDERICK W. POP 84. passed away September 20, 2011. A native of St. Petersburg, he was owner/operator of Custom Auto Seat Covers in Gulfport for many years. A Navy veteran of WW II, he was a member of the American Legion Post 125, AmVets and the FOOE. Mr. Phoenix was preceded in death by his loving wife of 51 years, Sarah Jane and his son, Wayne. Mr. Phoenix is survived by his loving children: Michael H. Phoenix, Debra J. Jett, Sheila P. Ball and Mary C. Hightower; sister: Ella LaFleur; 15 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, September 24 from 11 a.m. until service time at 12 noon. Entombment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Family request donations to the Healthwell Foundation 9801Washingtonian Blvd., Floor 9, Gaithersburg, MD 20878. R. Lee Williams & Son, 49th St. No., 727527-1177, www.rlwilliams.com. Care Givers Support Groups the health concerns of another? If so, consider coming to one of Pasadena Community Churchs Care Giver Support Groups in the Life Enrichment Center at 227 70 Street S. One group meets on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and the other meets on Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Both groups are open to the public for those attending to share with others who are in like situations their experiences, joys and concerns of care giving. The person may be a relative or just a good friend. It is not necessary that the individual reside in the same house with you or even the same state. Call Pam Lanning at 347-2809 or Barbara Posey at 381-2499, ext. 214. Circle of Friends Book Shop News New books just in: Bonnie Wolfs Talking With My Mouth Full including a delicious Chocolate Pistachio Cake and Fisher & Ury Getting to Yes. Library hours are Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Come in and browse. They graciously accept donations of books in good shape; They dont accept 8-track tapes. The Gulfport library is located at 5501 28th Avenue S. For information contact the library at 727-893-1074.
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 31 Eat at the Gulfport Senior CenterSenior Center Snack Bar Open 8 a.m. 4:00 p.m., Mon. thru Fri. Breakfast Sandwiches, Bagels & Danish Hot Dogs, Hot/Cold Sandwiches Pizza every Wednesday! Coffee, Tea, Sodas Great prices! Daily Specials Noon Dining offered by Neighborly Care Network Hot Lunch Mon. thru Fri. Must be 60 or over. Call Christina at 344-2111 to register (5 day processing time) Meals on Wheels for Homebound Contact Pat Hazell at 573-9444, Ext. 291 5501 27 Avenue S. in Gulfport Tank is a happy 4-year-old male Pit Bull mix. This smart, cover you with doggie kisses then show you his good dog behaviors and awards. He is a big boy that loves attention and wants nothing more than your affection. Tank is neutered, up to date with vaccinations and microchipped. To learn more about this gentle fellow, visit Tank at Pet Pal Animal Shelter at 405 22nd Street S., St. Petersburg, 727-328-7738 or www.petpalanimalshelter.com. Pet Pal Animal Shelter Perfect lap cat! Only one-year old, this soft-furred grey Tabby with green eyes loves to play, have her tummy rubbed and sleep on the bed. She is good with other cats and dogs. Libra is residing in a foster home in Kenneth City. Call 727-545-1116 to see and adopt this beauty. Or visit www.saveourstraysinc.com. Save Our Strays
32 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 893-1072 Free Family Movie Day: Saturday, September 24, 11:00 am, Despicable Me, (rated G); and 2:00 pm, The Last Exile, (selected episodes of this anime series), (rated PG-13). Enjoy Library. FMI, call 893-1074. Genealogy Assistance: Saturday, September 24, 1:00 pm. Answers tailored to your questions about using traditional and online resources for researching family history. Scrapbookers Club for Teens & Adults: Saturday, October 8, 1:00 pm. Craft personalized artful memories. FMI: contact Kay Boatwright 893-1074. Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thursday, October 20, 10:00 am. Discussion of One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Books & discussion guides available at the Reference Desk. New! Read to Linda, one of our staff members: Mondays, 2:003:00pm. Sign up for a 15-minute time slot at the Circulation Desk. All ages welcome. One-on-One Computer Instruction: Mondays and Wednesdays, served. Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. FMI: Call 727-323-7660. Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Teen Board Game Afternoons: Every Wednesday from 2:30 4:30pm. Stop by after school to enjoy some fun & face-to-face interaction with your opponents! RECREATION WEBSITE -www. mygulfport.us and follow the links: City Departments, Leisure services, Rec. Center. ACTIVITIES Open Gym Tues., 6-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res./$20 non-resident Open Gym/Gameroom Mon.Fri., 10 a.m. p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$20 non-res. PROGRAMS 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR CHILD CARE PROGRAM Registrations for the 2011-2012 School Year Child Care Program are currently being accepted for children who are in Kindergarten thru age 14. Non-refundable annual registration fee is $15 for residents and $100 for non-residents. Program hours are until 5:30 p.m. with extended hours available until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Hours of registration are MondayFriday from 9:00 a.m.:00 p.m. 2011-2012 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM Registrations for the 20112012 Teen Night Program are cur rently being accepted for teens in middle school to age 18 (if still in high school). Program hours are Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$20 non-res. 2011-2012 TOT TIME & VPK PROGRAMS Registrations for the 20112012 Tot Time & VPK Programs are currently being accepted. The Tot Time Program is a pre-school, handson program for children ages 3-5. The VPK Program is for children who turn 4 years of age by September 1st and live in Florida. Both programs aim to make learning fun for children and help prepare them for Kindergarten. The Tot Time Program cost is a nonrefundable annual registration fee of $15 for residents and $100 for nonmonthly options available. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. The VPK Program is FREE but parents must apply at Coordinated Eligibility. Both programs are limited to 10 children each. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Hours for registration are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call 893-1068 for more information. NEW CLASSESInterested in teaching a class? Call John at 727893-1079 for more info CLASSES Call instructor for more information. Must have 5 students to start. Call Alison at 410-2227. Campoli at 813-855-3112. Abby and Jeff Robbins at 727-9544899. Barbara at 804-9400. Call Diane at 459-1399. a.m. Call Marge at 345-6708. Jack at 280-4276. Intermediate Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call Patsi at 501-3559. a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. mara at 512-2763. TOMLINSON SKATE PARK The City of Gulfport will now allow bicycles on the Tomlinson Lake Skate Park on SUNDAYS only for a trial period. Effective October 1st, all skaters/ bicyclists MUST purchase a new City of Gulfport Skate Park sticker to use the City of Gulfports Tomlinson Lake Skate Park. Stickers MUST be visibly placed on the helmet. Annual fee for stickers is $5 for residents and $10 for non-residents. Also, all skaters/ bicyclists 17 years of age or younger MUST have a signed parental consent Center. Availability to register: Monday Friday, 9 a.m. p.m.
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 33 City Sponsored Activitiesin the CommunitySenior Center 5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1231 5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 BALLROOM DJ & DANCE Sun., Sept. 25, 6-10pm, $7 USA BALLROOM DANCE Mon., Sept. 26, 6-10:15pm $5 Member, $7 Non-members WEEKLY DANCES Every Tuesday Ballroom Lessons 12-3pm, $7 12-1 Intermediate 1-2 Beginner 2-3 Dancing Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm, $7 6:30-8pm Lesson, 8-10:30pm Dance Every Wednesday Swing Dance 6-7pm Triple Time lesson 7-8pm East Coast Swing lesson 8-11pm Swing Dance $7 Every Thursday Salsa Dance 7-8pm Beg. & Inter. Lessons 8-10pm Dance, $7 Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays; 4th Sunday Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm SPECIAL EVENTS Night in Italy Event: Sorry, but there are no more tickets for our Night in Italy event on Fri. Sept. 30. There will be a few seats for the Theater only at 7pm. Tickets are only $5 for that portion of the evening. May purchase the theater ticket at the door. Art Under the Oaks: Show your talent at Art Under the Oaks on Sat. Nov. 5 at Clymer Park. Works for the juried show must be original and created by the artist. Variety of art accepted: painting, drawing, textile, collage, 3-dimentional, ceramic, metal, glass, wood and photography. Applicant deadline: Fri. Oct. 4. Photos of work required for juried show. Ribbons, be given in several categories. General artist space, $75; Gulfport resident artist, $50. Free for students. See more details at HYPERLINK http://www. gulfportseniorfoundation.org www. gulfportseniorfoundation.org Blessing of Animals: Tues. Oct. 4 at 1:30pm outdoors at the Senior Center. The blessing will be provided by Reverend Mikki Robinson pastor of Gulfport Presbyterian Church. Senior Center Birthday Party: Get your ticket now for our Senior Center Birthday Party that will be held on Mon. Oct. 10th. Festivities include entertainment, refreshments, door prizes, opportunity drawings, games, and more! Free but donations gladly accepted. Must pick up your free ticket in advance. Contract Bridge Party : will be held on Thurs. Oct. 13 at 1:30pm. Must call to reserve. Refreshments provided. Courtesy of Westminster Communities of St. Petersburg. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Flu Shots: Wed. Oct. 12, 1-3. Medicare and most insurances accepted. First Tai Chi: Tues. & Thurs., 9am at the Rec Center Italian Language Classes: Classes are offered on Thursdays at 6pm for beginners & 7pm. for advanced/conversation. Bingo Cancelled: on Fri. Sept. 30 due to GEMS Express: Try our new express trips to South Pasadena every Fri. No long waits with the hourly trips. Call GEMS at 893-2242 for more info. GEMS & Tyrone Square Mall: Shop at Tyrone Square Mall every Mon. & Thurs. 9:30am to noon. This also includes Tyrone Gardens, Winn Dixie and other shops in the Tyrone Garden Shopping Center. Call now for more info. Senior Center Snack Bar: Come check out our Snack Bar that offers a variety of food items at great prices. Fun and friendly atmosphere! Line Dance Instructor Needed : The Senior Center is in need of a volunteer to facilitate a Line Dance Class on Thursdays at 9:30am. If you are able to help us out, please call the Senior Center. Senior Trips: Fun trips ahead: Ed Fletchers Dinner Theater in Clearwater on Thurs. Sept. 22 (Leading Ladies play includes buffet meal, $64); Mini-Horses of Fallen Pine Farms in Sarasota on Tues. Sept. 27 (Includes lunch buffet at Duffs, $44). Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for details and info on other September trips. SPECIAL SERVICES AARP Driving Class: are offered on 12:45pm. Must attend both days. May reduce insurance premiums. Call 727-3439044 to register for the Oct. class. Free Legal Assistance: on Fri. Sept. 16 at 9:30am. Must qualify. Call for info. Support Groups Diabetic Support Group on Mondays at 9:30am Visually Impaired Support Group, 2nd & 4th Mon. at 2pm. Caregivers: Every Wed. at 2pm5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070
34 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Going UndergroundBe watchful. Check whats being said. Check whats being written. It might be casual remarks, or information on the internet, or things said in a bar, or maybe by your neighbors, or your family. Report them to the Obama campaign headquarters where they can be dealt with by a truth squad. Fellow spies, meet AttackWatch. Its a real web site to which you can report nefarious anti-Obama propaganda. It looked like fun. Man, have I heard some things. At the gym, at the bars, talking with friends, talking to myself, talking to my wife, my family. questions (thankfully dying out), Israel, the dollar, unemployment, crony capitalism, stimulus, bailouts, unions, advisors, appointments, conspiracies, Islam, leadership. Not much was positive. Almost all of it was, or is, reportable. In fact, I thought that in good conscience, and in keeping with my deep feeling for the well being of the country, I should report myself, my wife, and some of my family. Kind of exciting to be a part of the underground. So, I signed up gave an e-mail address. While I waited for further instructions, I began to prepare my remarks. Big problem. I had so many topics, so many remarks to report, that the report took up several pages and that was just the outline. I just didnt have the time. Then, I didnt have the time to give complete answers to everything. Besides, I noticed that the pro-Obama propaganda machine was already in full swing. They already know what the complaints, the issues and non issues, the half-truths, the full truths and, yes, the lies are. So, what was it really about? Two e-mails later, I found out. I got no encouragement to report anything. What I got encouraged to do was to sendyou guessed it money. I thought of sending some left over foreign currency, but thought it was worth more than the U.S. dollar. But, I digress. The second e-mail I received asked for more money with the chance, with three others, to have a personal dinner with the president. Now, I think the presidents got a bit more to do than that, but it is a clever money raiser. People have gambled more for less although there was no mention of free transportation. Oh, I forgot, there was also a pitch for volunteers. All in all, it was unexciting venture on my part and the whole thing pretty boring. However, Im still on the mailing list and who knows what will turn up? In the meantime, blogs, bloggers, tweeters, bleater, and bloopers and deniers are scrimmaging about Big Brother, neighborhood watchers, snitchers. Its always good to worry about who is watching who. Kind of like red light and utility pole cameras. Is political correctness really any difference? Ill keep you posted. Whats on your mind? Email your opinion to: B_Northrop@theGabber.com
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 35 THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Lunch Served 11am-3pm Euchre 1pm Bingo 6pm Kitchen Open for Bingo Rons Karaoke 7pm No Lunch Served Breakfast 8:30-11am Kitchen Open 2-5pm Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Kitchen Open 11-3pm Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Lunch Served 11am-3pm Rons Karaoke 7pm THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Bar Bingo 7pm Food Served Fish & Chicken 6-8pm Entertainment Steak Dinner 6-8pm Entertainment Sports & Pizza 12-6pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Barry Karaoke 6-9pm SAL Mtg. 6pm Legion Dinner 6-8pm Harry 7-10pm The early bird dinner will be Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. out. No accordion club for the summer. Please come and see him if you need assistance, thats why he is there! Dont forget Wednesday night Bingo, 6 p.m. 14 games, 1 $250 progressive jackpot game. The kitchen is open! The annual Penny Auction will be held by the Ladies Auxiliary on October 11th, tokens go on sale at 5 p.m. and the sale will begin at 7 p.m. This is our largest fundraiser of the year. Come on down for the goodies. Also, clean out your garages and closets and donate items for auction. We are still collecting items to be sent to our soldiers and schools supplies. theG a b b e r Since 1968C ustom adver t ising for any budget.
36 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Friday 9/9 Domestic Verbal5300 Blk 21st Ave. S. Prowler5800 Blk 24th Ave. S. Suspicious VehicleOsgood Point. Call for Ofcer900 Blk 58th St. S. Reckless Driver6100 Blk 9th Ave. S. Disabled Vehicle6200 Blk 9th Ave. S. Arrest on Warrant900 Blk 58th St.S. Trouble with Individual2700 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Trouble with Individual1300 Blk York St. S. Animal Complaint900 Blk 52nd St. S. Noise ComplaintTrail. Saturday 9/10 City County Code Violation1100 Blk 52nd St. S. Trouble with Individual4900 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Trespasser5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Armed Person1500 Blk Gray St. S. Trouble with Individual5600 Blk 13th Ave. S. Trouble with Individual1000 Blk 49th St. S. City County Code Violation5200 Gulfport Blvd. S. Theft5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Sunday 9/11 DUI Investigation2200 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Street Obstruction2800 Blk 47th St. S. Call for Ofcer5600 Blk Gulfport Blvd S. Trouble with Individual5600 Blk 14th Ave. S. City County Code ViolationTomlinson Park. Fight in Progress5500 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Burglary5300 Blk 16th Ave. S.Animal Complaint3000 Blk 54th St. S. Call for Ofcer3100 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Monday 9/12 Criminal MischiefTomlinson Park. Trouble with Individual900 Blk 58th St. S. Burglary5000 Blk 8th Ave. S. Trouble with Individual900 Blk 58th St. S. Call for Ofcer2000 Blk 52nd St. S. Trouble with Individual5000 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Suspicious Person5100 Blk Newton Ave. S. Call for Ofcer5600 Blk 30th Ave. S. Tuesday 9/13 Theft900 Blk 58th St. S. Theft5400 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Call for Ofcer5400 Blk 27th Ave. S. Domestic Verbal4900 Blk 31st Ave. S. Burglary1000 Blk 55th St. S. Wednesday 9/14 Suspicious Person3200 Blk 58th St. S. Trouble with Individual900 Blk 58th St. S. Suspicious Person2000 Blk 57th St. S. Theft5500 Blk 28th Ave. S. Burglary5600 Blk 16th Ave. S. City County Code Violation1400 Blk 49th St. S. Arrest on Warrant5700 Blk 16th Ave. S. Call for Ofcer3000 Blk 57th St. S. Animal Complaint5200 Blk 27th Ave. S. Thursday 9/15 Call for Ofcer5600 Blk 12th Ave. S. Robbery900 Blk 58th St. S. Domestic Battery700 Blk 60th St. S. Burglary3100 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Trouble with Individual5000 Blk 9th Ave. S. Trouble with Individual5000 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Theft5200 Blk 13th Ave. S. Hit & Run1700 Blk 51st St. S. Trouble with Individual5800 Blk 11th Ave. S. Civil Matter2700 Blk Tifton St. S. Domestic Battery2900 Blk 51st St. S. Ongoing 13-week revolving course. Start any week. Power Point presentation. 400 page materials book. One day 8-hour course available Completion satisfies FL Boater ID Safety Requirements.GulfportUSCG Auxiliary Flotilla 7-16, 3120 Miriam Street S. When: Every Thursday 7:30-9:30pm. Special: SAT. ONE DAY Course 8am-5pm *pre-registration suggested Contact: 727-399-7986 email: email@example.com St. PetersburgUSCG Auxiliary Flotilla 72, 1300 Beach Dr. SE (USCG South Moorings) When: Every Tuesday, 7:30pm-9:30pm Contact: 727-898-1324 or www.cgaux72.infoSt. Pete BeachUSCG Auxiliary Flotilla 78, Warren Webster Community Center, 1500 Pass-a-Grille Way When: Every Tuesday, 7:30-9:30pm Contact: Jim at 360-4846 or Warren at 321-7801
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 37 Try your hand at SudokuBy Robert J. Myers, Esq. What is the Role of a Personal Representative in Probate? In our last article, we together explored what the probate process involves. In this segment, the role of the personal representative in probate will be examined. A personal representative is a person or entity that is appointed by the Probate Court to be the overseer of the administration of a deceased persons estate. A personal representative is required by the Probate Court to make sure that the deceaseds estate is administered in accordance with Florida law. Generally, a personal representative is obligated to identify, accumulate and protect those assets which are part of the probate estate. This process is also known as the marshalling of probate assets. Because the personal representative has a duty to the to protect assets in the estate, this responsibility is court-supervised by Probate Court. A personal representative is required to publish a Notice of Administration in a newspaper of who the personal representative and attorney of the estate are as well as initiates the creditor claims period of ninety (90) days. The Notice of Administration also states the other papers relating to the estate. A personal representative may object to the claims of creditors as well as defend lawsuits which arise against a deceased persons estate. Normally, a lawyer will be retained to guide a personal representative through the probate process. It is the obligation of a personal representative to hire an attorney if the personal representative needs assistance in the probate of an estate. A personal representative is further obligated to pay valid creditor claims of the probate estate, pay taxes of probate estate. Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson St. Petersburg, Florida. The teleMyers welcomes calls regarding this article and other related legal topics. This column outlines general legal principles and is not intended to give you legal advice. If you have a speconsult an attorney. Amador County California Amador County has some of the best wine & wineries around, period! The passion and dedication that is shared by all winemakers of this region is There are over 30 varieties of grapes in Amador Countys Wine Country, all of which should be tried. As diverse as the wine grape varieties planted, so are the conditions in which they are grown. Amadors vineyards range from an elevation of 250 feet in the western foothills to 2900 feet in the east. Summer daytime temperatures range from the eighties to more than one hundred degrees, while nighttime Delta and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Such a diurnal temperature shift is good for the grapes because the sunshine produces high acids and high sugar content while the temperature drop stabilizes the acid balance in the fruit.
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Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 39 No Ifs, Ands or ButtsSo Gulfport wants to make its beach nonsmoking. I vacillate back and forth on the issue, between cheering wholeheartedly and then debating the civil liberties end of it, but as of this week, I think Im in favor of the ban. I am just not in favor of it for any of the reasons people are giving at council. Those of you playing the home game? Dont let em fool you; I dont think those people favor the ban for the reasons they give, either. The reason I hear for the proposed ban is litter. Cigarette butts are litter. True enough, and, Ill add, pretty disgusting litter at that. Proponents of the smoking ban say that banning cigarettes on the beach will stop the cigarette butt litter. Only councilman Sam Henderson followed the discussions about under-enforcement of current litter ordinances to their logical conclusion and asked how the city intended to enforce the smoking ban when they werent effectively enforcing current litter ordinances. I agree with the councilman there. I think its ridiculous to ban smoking because its a litter problem. No, I think we should ban smoking for health reasons. Of course, we havent heard this argument. Its Gulfport; were all about live and let live, right? We go about our happy, quirky way, and if people want to engage in behaviors that will kill them, well, who are we to stop them, yes? Except that isnt really who we are anymore. Weve taken to the streets and started the process of demanding a community standard. So were more live and let live, as long as your life looks good on the block next to my life. Thats not what this column is about, though. Its about smoking. And while I disagree with the arguments used in this process of criminalizing smoking, I do agree that secondhand smoke is vile and toxic and I really love the idea of being able to go to a beach and not smell someone elses ashtray aroma. I wish St. Pete Beach would ban smoking on the beach, but they wont. They lack the fortitude to risk angering tourists. Thankfully, in Gulfport, thats totally not a concern. As an ex-smoker who was actually pretty obnoxious about smoking, I have to ask, whats the big deal about outlawing smoking on the beach? When I smoked I accepted that it was an ugly habit and that the tide had turned in polite society; I never argued about smoking on planes or in a store. I may have made the tired joke repeatedly hey, if you dont like it, dont breathe! but at the end of the day, I hated the smell of smoke so much I wouldnt smoke in my own house. Now, before you argue that my house or a store was private property, I would remind you that smokers already cant light up inside city hall or on school grounds. Those are both tax-supported public places, so whats the big deal about outlawing it at another facility (the beach) where everyones money goes towards upkeep? Ah, I can hear the civil liberties arguments now. They dont hold water. Its like this: we have freedom crowded theatre and see how fast you get arrested. Its the same thing: you cant exercise your freedoms if they endanger mine. Here are a couple more thoughts about our personal freedoms: drink on the beach. No one says were taking away civil liberties when you cant bring a bottle of wine down and watch the sunset. but god forbid I try and take Calypso down to the beach for a run. Council damn quick. Look, smokers, I get that youre tired of being shut out of places. Im sorry that apparently every single smoker Ive heard from is responsible and NEVER litters with their discarded cigarettes. I dont care; its not about that for me. For me, its a health issue. I quit because I dont want smoke killing me. You see, no matter what you say I will never agree that you are not infringing on MY civil liberties by crapping up a public beach with your smoke. I quit smoking because I watched my grandmother suffocate from emphysema after smoking on the sly for years. I quit because I didnt want to go that way. I quit with the assistance of modern pharmacopoeia. It, to put it plainly, sucked. Please dont nullify my efforts with some argument about civil liberties. Smoke away, I say. After all, its still Gulfport. Just not on the beach. Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com or comment on this column at theGabber.com.
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Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 41 Home Improvement ROOFING REPAIRS $99 & UP30 Year Owens Corning Shingles. Metal roofing, at roofs. Lic#CCC1326066. Call 727418-3357. MASTER CARPENTER-Remodeling, additions, home repairs, bathrooms, tile, painting, siding. No Job Too Small! Free estimates. Gator Coast Construction. Lic.#CGCO61400 727-639-1220. GIANT MART 5485 HAINES RD. 33714We buy and sell windows, doors, aluminum awnings. Screens made or rescreened fast. 526-1494. A OLD TIME ROOFING CO. Residential, Commercial. All Types, Shingle & Tile Specialists. Old Time Workmanship & Integrity. Let A Old-Timer Do It! Licensed RCC0051451 and Insured. 824-9996.WALL & CEILING REPAIRS/PAINTINGInterior/Exterior, Drywall/Plaster/Stucco, Texture, Wallpaper & Popcorn Removal, Painting. Pool Deck Repairs, Insured, #C4672 15% Off. 727-458-4209. Lawn/Landscape EXPERT SPRINKLER REPAIR Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 15 Years Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps. 439-0792 Leave Message. Lic.#C8312.1/2 PRICE TREE SERVICECertied Arborist. Neat, Clean Professional. Removals, Trimming, Clean-Ups, No Job to Big or Small. Licensed & Insured. 727-3464900. TREE REMOVALBig or Small. Trimming, Handyman, Yard Work, Cut Small Lots, Hauling. Licensed. Call Sylvester, 727-460-8721. Heat/Air Conditioning Heat/Air Conditioning RESCREENING-1 Panel OK. Pool Cages, Sunrooms, Screen Rooms, Carports, Hur ricane Windows, Concrete Slabs, Sot/Facia. Visa/Master Card, Free Estimates. 727-8044300. RX11066857. JEFFS LAWN SERVICEMowing, Trimming, Edging, Blowing, Yard Clean-ups. Leaf and Debris removal. ALSO: Odd jobs. Reasonable rates, 727-341-0185 Home Improvement
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Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 43 LAWN & HAUL-Affordable Prices. Roof Cleaning, Mowing, Hedge/Tree Trimming, Brush Removal, Code Violation Clean-Ups, Debris Hauling. Dependable. Senior Discounts. Dave, 727-215-2229.LAWN ENFORCEMENT AGENCYStop Being Robbed! Year Round Maintenance. Clean-ups, Hauling, Senior Discounts. Free Estimates. Owner Operator. 18yrs. Exp. 727637-7579. Moving/Hauling DANS HAULING-727-341-1135. Full Service Clean-ups. Drop Off Trailers. Painting AFFORDABLE PAINTING BYTim Barrett Painting Inc. Honest & Dependable, Interior/Exterior, Workmanship Guaranteed. Free Estimates, 15yrs. Experience. Licensed/Insured, C9762 727-391-6694.MV PAINTING 727-504-1987Interior & Exterior, Wallpaper Removal, Pressure Cleaning. Over 20yrs. Experience. Quality Work, Reliable Service, Excellent Prices Lic#-C10254. PINNIX PAINTING INC.Interior, Exterior. In Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates. Commercial Residential References Upon Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293. BOYD FARMER PAINTING Family business. 30+ years, Residential, Commercial. No job to small. 2 coats paint. Quality guaranteed. Senior discount. C8626. 727-458-3650 LINGOS PLUMBING RELIABLE-Repairs, Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning, Remodels, New Construction, Better Business Bureau Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-9523. Miscellaneous Service BANKRUPTCY IS NOT A DIRTY WORDChapter 7 Bankruptcy. 10+ yrs. Exp. Florida Bankruptcy Services. 727-322-5881. www.abankruptcy.net FRONT PORCH PICKINGS.COM5133 Gulfport Blvd. S. Thanks to All for Your Summer Patrionage! Come Check out the Freshest Produce Available. Conventional/Organic. Call for Home Delivery. 727-871-4001. SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS In Your Home. Most Repairs Done in Home. All Makes, All Models. Work Guaranteed. 393-3632. ONE TIME $250.-Turn into Possible $50,000 Monthly. Find Out How, Go to website at www.roiunlimited.com/moonshine-tour. Php or Call David 727-328-1259. MAKE OVER $500 WEEKLYGetting your Braiding License. No GED/Diploma Needed. Payment Plan Available. Contact Mz. Dyvine, 727-217-6152. Help Wanted LAUNDRY ATTENDANTFriendly, Evenings Evenings/Weekends. South St. Pete. Must be Good with Math, have Transportation and clean record. 727-430-6690. TWO LICENSED BARBER-and One Braider or Stylist. Brand New Barber & Styling Chairs, Booth Rental $100/wk. Great Location. 727430-0033, 727-906-1029.WANTED SALON PROFESSIONALS Hair, Massage. Booth Rental. Experienced Individuals Apply. Looks & Company, S. Pasadena 727-543-3291. Automotive 1992 FORD E250-Heavy Duty, A/C. Runs Great, $900. obo 727-686-8695. 1993 CADILLACESTS-Green/tan leather. Sunroof. 109K, Owned by cadillac mechanic. $1,995. 10793 49th St. N. 727-571-1553. 2000 WHITE SEBRING-Convertible JXi, 62,000 miles, Great Condition. $5,500. Call Kathy at 343-7949 between 10a.m.-8-p.m.ABC JUNK CARSWeve Paid the Most Cash For Junk & Unwanted Vehicles for Over a Decade Now. No Lies Just Honest Business. So Call us First or Call us Last, but Call Us! 727-458-7710 BUICK CENTURY 1998-Low Mileage, 94,555. Car Excellent Condition. One Owner. Fully Detailed & Serviced. New Battery, AC Service & Engine. Kelleys Blue Book $3,950-$3,650. Asking $2,990 as is. 727-347-2921. CLASSIC 82 ZIMMER-Golden Spirit. All original, showcase, 26,000 miles. $31,500 o.b.o. Call 727-384-1361. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965. Lawn/Landscape Plumbing Plumbing SMALL JOB SPECIALISTSeniors Discounts, CFC1428150 Low Rates 727-525-3952. PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $14 per issue. Call 321-6965. Business Opportunity Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r
44 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 RV EQUIPMENT-Basement Slide Tray $225. obo 50 amp 25ft. Ext. Cord. $50. obo. Toolbar, etc. 727-560-2508. THE HIGHE$T FA$T CA$H PAID TODAY! For your Junk Car, Truck, Van. Free 1hr. Pick-up Time. Title Requried. Sam 727-251-2130. Furniture/Appliances RANGES $99Refrigerators, All Sizes, Washer/Dryer Sets, $89pc. Stackables, Portables, Wholesale Mattresses, All Service Prompt, We Buy! Service Calls $44, $22 w/repair. Open 7 Days! 727-546-3226. FRENCH BLUE COUCHAccent pillows in same blue, cream and gold, 6-mos. use. New $600. Asking $450 O.B.O. 727-343-4728 General LAWN MOWERS, GO KARTS, BIKESAll Kinds. Flatbed Trailer 4 x 8. Also Lawn Mower and Small Engine Repair. Call Frank 727-418-8297. LADIES SIZE 3X DRESSES-suitable for Evening wear or on a Cruise. Selling very Reasonable. 727-343-0518. GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717.AVON REPS NEEDEDSign-up with top seller Or purchase products. Call Mirzana 727-453-2637 1991 YAMAHA WAVE RUNNER-with Trailer. Runs Great, Title in Hand. $600. obo 727-5128922. DATA PROJECTOR-$250. obo Call 5602508. 6 PERSON SPA7x7, Works, Free, You Haul. 727-323-7297. SNAP ON TOOL CHEST-Bottom, Center, Top & Side. $350. obo 727-686-8695. RECUMBANT TRICYCLE-3 speed, $200 o.b.o. Call 483-3619. Wanted WANTED OLD TOBACCO PIPESAnd Military Zippo Lighters Private Collector. 727-6887459. LOOKING FOR A FUN ACTIVITY?Bowlers needed at Ten Pin Lanes. Ladies, Men, Seniors, Kids. Call 381-1010. GENTLY USED TOYS-or new toys. For local childrens toy shop. Pick up service available. Donna 727-954-7316. OLD AUDIO-Tube Ampliers, Old Speakers, Old Guitars, etc. Denny, 727-421-4019. Legal Notices Yard/Garage Sale HUGE GARAGE SALE-Friday only, 7:00 to 1:30p.m. 6338 Emerson Ave. S. 7:30am.2:30pm. 3 FAMILYSaturday 8-? 2313 54th St. S.YABO FLEA MARKET NOW OPEN!Under New Management. Saturdays 8:00am. to 2:00pm. 4929 9th Ave. So. Gulfport. 5020 TANGERINE AVE. SO.-Lots Collectibles, Depression Glass, New Items, Over 200 Books, HB/PB. Conolley, Patterson, Childs, Parker, etc. Sat./Sun., 11-Dusk. No Early Birds. 6891 4TH ST. S.-Sat. & Sun. 9am.-5pm. Moving Sale! 5226 GULFPORT BLVDFriday & Saturday 9a.m. Small Furniture, Costume Jewelry, household, Cds & albums. Large variety misc. items, tools, Boat/Camping Misc. 2630 46TH ST. S.-Sat. only. Big Variety! SATURDAY 9/24 ONLY! 9AM-5PM. 2838 Clinton St S. Lots of plants, herbs, potted or dig your own!! Household, many prints, knickknacks, laser printer/fax/scanner & more. Card of Thanks PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has never been known to fail. This novena must be said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present urgent petition. In return, I promise to make your name known and call you to be invoked. St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3 Glorias. R.S. PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Never Known to Fail) Oh, most beautiful ower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven. Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Sea, help me and show me here you are my mother. Oh Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to secure me into my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3) times. Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (3) times. Say this prayer for three consecutive days and then you must publish and it will be granted to you H. J.J. Automotive Health & Fitness PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965. ANNUAL SALEAt Trinity Nazarene Church, 1000 55th St. S. Gulfport. October 8 from 8am12pm. 328-9277 for info. PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Never Known to Fail) Oh, most beautiful ower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heav en. Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immac ulate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Sea, help me and show me here you are my mother. Oh Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to secure me into my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3) times. Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (3) times. Say this prayer for three consecutive days and then you must publish and it will be granted to you S.J.B. Yard/Garage Sale
Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 45 PASADENAChateaux Tower Great View from this lovely 1BR/1.5BA Condo. All Amenities, clubroom, pool, covered parking. Annual, No Pets, $800/ Mo. MARCOUX REALTY, 347-1535 or 3609494. BEAUTIFUL TOWN SHORES 1BR/1BA-3rd oor, 55+. 1yr. Lease. Newly Updated, Covered Parking. Move-in Ready, Marina View. All Amenties. $750Mo. 954-270-4882. GULFPORT 1BR RENTALS-Newly Remodeled, Central Location close to Shopping & Bus. Call Rick 727-418-0086. SPB UNFURNISHED 1BR APT. Close to Shopping, 2 Blocks to Beach. Very Clean, All Tile. $675/Mo. 1st/Last/Security. Small pets possible. Call 727-252-8656. PASADENA 2BR SPANISH HOUSE$795/ Mo. Also 2BR Apt. $695/Mo. Ceramic Floors, Large Rooms, Enclosed Yard, Central Location. (2nd Ave. S./66th St. Area) Close to Shops, Bus, Beaches, Free Parking. 727-6142880. FENCED 3BR/2BA HOUSE-Large front porch, familyroom, CHA, clean & spacious. Section 8 ok. Washer/Dryer hook-up. $1100/ mo. plus security. 727-823-1020. GULFPORT ART DISTRICT-Furnished 1br/1ba, mini kitchen. Utilities included. Close to shops, beach & bus. $500/Mo. plus Security. 727-345-1869. EFFICIENCY AT BUTTERFLY-Inn. Comfortable, Clean & Cozy. $500/Mo., 1st and last. Background Check. Water Included. 727-3234130. $100 Discount to Permaculturist. 4925 12TH AVE. S.-2BR/1BA Cottage, New Kitchen, Tile Floors, Fenced Yard, Garage, Dogs Welcome. $795/Mo. plus Security. 727322-8030. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton at 727-822-2200. 4911-B 5TH AVE. S.Nice garage apt. Newly remodeled, $425/Mo. & security. No pets, call 323-0051, 9a.m.-5p.m. GULFPORT-Newly Renovated Beautiful Condo on Bayou. Walk to Beach. 1st oor. 55+, No Pets. $700/Mo. References Required. 973769-5096. Available 10/1. GULFPORT 2/1 HOUSEIn Beautiful Quiet Marina District. Walk to Clam Bayou and Marina. W/D hookup. Private Fenced Backyard. $800/Mo. 727-687-0568. MUST SEE INSIDE-4731 21st Ave. S. 2BR/1.5BA, Carport, Clean & Nice. Fenced Yard with CHA. $850/Mo. WALTON REALTY 727-458-3613.GULFPORT BARCELONA APTSLarge 1BR/1BA. Laundry on site. Walk to Beach. New Remodeled, Available 10/1. $600/ Mo. plus Security/Utilities. 727-347-1017. GULFPORT NEAR BEACH-and Library. 2BR $725/Mo. you pay electric and deposit. Includes WSG and cable. 727-321-8582. 1BR APT.1.5 Blocks from Gulfport Beach. $575/Mo., $575/Dep. One year lease required. 727-424-7582. ST. PETE BEACH-2BR/2BA/1CG, Cottage. Complete Remodel, Water included, $975/mo. Also extra large efciency (near Corey Ave). $600/Mo. Water Included. 727-946-3331, 8045694. 4911 5TH AVE. S. 3BR House. Large living room & dining room, freshly painted, new carpet, fenced back yard. $895/Mo. First & Last, No Dogs or cdats. Call 323-0051 9a.m.-5p.m. FIVE TOWNS 5980 80TH ST. N.-(Kenilworth 101). 2BR/2/BA, Ground Floor, 55+ Condo. 1245sqft. Lakefront. Pet Friendly. $775/Mo. 727-480-0793. APARTMENTS FOR RENT-St. Pete Studio Apts. from $400/Mo., 1BRs from $500/Mo., 2BRs from $600/Mo. Vouchers & Section 8 OK. 727-804-5596. TYRONE SQUARE AREA 1 & 2BR APTS.Close to Busline & Shopping. $550-$750/Mo. No Pets 727-410-4209. CHATEAU TOWER-Spectacular open waterview from this Ninth Floor, 1BR/1.5BA, Unfurnished w/new appliances and new carpet. All amenities included. $900/mo. annual. No smoking/Pets. 727-367-8688. 4551 3RD AVE. S.2BR/1BA, $795 & Security. Call Mickey the Realtor, 727-322-8030. TOWN SHORES 55+-1BR/1BA/Den Condo. Small pets ok. Waterfront view. $675/mo., Will consider sale. 727-560-8166. VERY SPACIOUS CLEAN-1BR/1BA Apt. $575/Mo. C/H/A, W/S/G, Laundry. Seniors Welcome. Small Quiet Complex Centrally Located. Non Smoking. Reserved Parking 727360-4054. 2213 57th ST. S.1st oor duplex apartment. 1/Br. Clean, quiet, on bus line, close to shopping, water included. $485/mo +Sec. 727-3437933GULFPORT PARADISELike New! 2/1 Yearly Lease. 5320 29th Ave. S. #D. C/H/A, Tile & Carpet Throughout, Covered Patio. W/S/G Paid. Pet OK. Fenced Yard. $699/ Mo. $650/Dep. RJ 727-647-0331. GULFPORT 2BR/1BAC/H/A, Newly Renovated, Carport, W/D Hookup. $850/Mo. & Deposit. 5518 16th Ave. S. Call 347-7423. WATERFRONT DISTRICT 3/2Double Garage, Cathedral Ceilings, Hot Tub, Pool Enclosure, Quiet. $1600/Mo. Lynn, 727-323-4546. BEAUTIFUL TOWN SHORES55+, 1BR/1BA, Florida Room, Pool, 6th Floor. Annual $650/ Mo. Includes Cable, Hot Water, Gas (Cooking). Call 727-345-0993. Furnished Rentals TREASURE ISLAND-Isle of Capri. 2BR/2BA Townhome. Garage, Corner, across from pool, 2 non-smoking petless adults. 6 month minimum, $1800/mo. or annual lease $1300/mo. Excellent. 727-384-1361, 727-481-5300. BEAUTIFUL 55+ CONDOAll Amenities, Carport. All Utilities Except Electric. No Smoking. Million Dollar Waterview. 3 Minute walk to Gulfport Beach, 10 minute ride to St. Pete Beach. 1150SF, Annual Lease, $850/Mo. 727239-2223. PINELLAS POINT/ST. PETE-1 person beautiful deluxe. 3 rooms. Own entry in private home. $200/wk. All utilities & cable included. 727-687-8024. EFFICIENCY-Private entrance in back of house. Outside sitting area. Near Tyrone. $400/ mo. $100 deposit. Power, cable & all utilities included. 727-474-2687 or 727-204-8475. Accommodations to Share LARGE, BEAUTIFUL HOME-Rent a wing! $175/wk. Includes utilities & cable. Over 30 please. 727-459-6937. ROOMS AVAILABLE IN PRIVATE-Homes from $400-$500 Monthly. Applications and Criminal Background Checks Required. Contact Home Share Pinellas 727-945-1528 www. homeshareprogram.org SHARE 1 HALF OF MAGNIFICENT-Home! Private Entrance. Fully Furnished. Utilities, Garage and TV Included. $625/Mo. Perfect for 1 Person. 727-557-5395. Commercial Properties Rent ART DISTRICT RETAIL SPACEAvailable October. 3007 1/2 Beach Blvd. 300sf, $428/Mo. 727-344-7674 for appt. to see. Real Estate for Rent Real Estate for Rent ST. PETE BEACH 2BR/2BA CONDO For Sale or Rent. 1 Block from Beach. Newly Re modeled kitchen/bath. No Pets 727-410-4209. Furnished Rentals Real Estate for Sale
46 Gabber September 22 September 28, 2011 BUILDABLE LOTS ST. PETE3770 44th Ave. N. & North of 2301 Kingston St. S. Best Offer. 727-916-0916. MARINA AREA 2649 TIFTON2/2/1, Great Kitchen, Pretty Yard, 30Ft. Covered Deck, Nice Condition; Call Bill or De Ann: 727-224-5129 or 224-5126. GULFPORT REAL ESTATE. PELICAN CREEK CROSSING CONDO2BR,2BA with glorious pond and golf course view. A lovely home, rst oor, end unit. A quiet and beautiful community. $179,900. LUBIN TEAM REALTY, 727-410-5707. 55+ LADY SEEKS CONDO-Town Shores, Les Chateaux. 2BR/LG1BR. Waterview, pet friendly. Up to $75,000. Optional trade my 2BR condo 58th St. N. 727-545-1026. LEASE OPTION3542 41st Ave. S. Nice 1BR/1BA, 958SF Condo. 55+ Gated Community, Heated Pool, Tennis, $700/Mo. 727-4929065. PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $14 per issue. Call 321-6965. 2802 UPTON ST. S.2BR/1BA, 1446 s.f. $134,500. Block home in Gulfport marina neighborhood. Remodeled 2004 w/new A/C, roof, windows & familyroom w/deck. Call Sha ron Lardieri, WAVE REALTY OF TAMPA BAY at 727-455-3556. OWNER FINANCING3542 41st Ave. S. 1/1 55+ Gated Community, Heated Pools, Tennis Shufeboard and active Clubhouse. 3541 41st Ave. S. Consider Trade into a Larger House. Call for Details. 727-492-9065. Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale
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