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No. 2268 July 26 August 1, 2012 727-517-9546academy ofanimalarts.com Academy of Animal Arts, I nc. Academy of Animal Arts, I nc.GO TO WORK AND GET A KISS!Registered Ve ndor f or V ocational Rehabilitationlic. 2118Lar go Dog Gr ooming School Teens Learn About JournalismBy Cathy Salustri What happened to the tree? How did you start saving turtles? How do you spell your name? Teens and tweens asked interview subjects these questions and more at St. Pete Beachs Journalism Camp this week at the library. Campers worked as a staff to select articles, interview people, write stories, and edit articles. A staff photographer a graduate of St. Pete Beachs digital photography camp took photos and documented the staffs progress. To read one of the articles, look for Grace Marchants article on page 10. Beach Voters Decide on SheriffST. PETE BEACH Come November, voters on the beach will decide whether or not they want to outsource the citys police department. Tuesday night the commission voted unanimously to put the issue to the voters in November. Currently the St. Pete Beach police department exists as a chartered department. This means that for the city to disband the department and outsource with another the majority of voters must approve the change to the citys charter. After hearing concerns at the July 10 meeting about confusing ballot language, the commission voted to approve the following ballot language: Charter Section 4.06 requires the St. Pete Beach Police Department to be established as a Charter Department and prohibits transfer of law enforcement activity by contract or any other process to any department See Voters, page 7Gulfport Chief Calls Pursuit CommendableBy Cathy Salustri Could the Gulfport Police have done better in the July 9 pursuit that ended when a convicted felon caused a crash? Yes, says Police Chief Rob Vincent, but adds that the police involved in the pursuit did a commendable job. His review of the pursuit revealed four minor violations, but he notes this is not unusual. A pursuit is a highly-stressful and rapidly-changing situation that is subject to many and various detailed procedures. It is rare that a pursuit review indicates no violations at all. In this case, despite the minor a commendable job, Chief Vincent said in his report to the citizens. Pursuit Review GP12-13323 noted four violations 1. Only three cars should pursue a in the pursuit, four Gulfport police one of which included Lieutenant Joshua Stones Ford Fusion. 2. The Ford Fusion isnt a pursuitrated vehicle and should not have been involved in the chase. 3. At one point in the pursuit, the lead role in an unmarked car. the lead role because the marked car couldnt keep See Pursuit, page 3 Gulfport Chief of Police Rob Vincent conducted a review of the pursuit that ended with a crash in St. Petersburg.


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Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 3 Pursuit, from front page says that unmarked cars should relinquish the lead role as soon as possible and the Chief believes so sooner. 4. Although policy stipulates Iwanowski drove at 100 miles per hour on 1st Avenue South. consideration of the fact that there active pursuit, Chief Vincent says. However, he adds, It should be noted Iwanowskis speed at this point did not in itself constitute unsafe driving. First Avenue is a multi-lane, one-way street with timed signals and clear congested. While both Lieutenant Stone and directives regarding their policy violations, Chief Vincent says the in this pursuit was commendable. They exhibited excellent teamwork, good communications skills, and they operated their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner as they made every effort to apprehend a dangerous felon. Chief Vincent also says he will not has reason to believe the driver of a vehicle has committed a forcible felony, which includes the offense of burglary. The suspect must also exhibit conduct which indicates he or she is an immediate or continuous threat to public safety. The pursuit may be allowed to continue based on constant review of road & violations, and many other factors. At any point, a supervisor may order that a pursuit be terminated, Chief Vincent explained in a blog entry last week. I have no intention of prohibiting my means available to apprehend auto thieves. This has historically been a crime that has victimized many of our residents, and I believe I echo the communitys concerns when I say that our police department should not have a standing policy that prohibits intervention and lets these criminals get away scott free, he says. That doesnt mean the policy wont change. Chief Vincent says he may to consider their familiarity with an area before deciding to continue a pursuit. He also plans to talk to other police departments about working together when a chase crosses city and county lines. Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com Garden Club to hold Indoor Yard Sale Enjoy a yard sale in air conditioned comfort on Friday, August 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, August 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Garden Club, 500 Sunset Drive S. in St. Petersburg. Sale features collectibles, gadgets, household items and more.


4 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 Marine Safety Seminar Series Sea Scout Ship 915 Intrepid, an presents the Quartermaster Award Project Safety on the Seas: A Marine Safety Seminar Series administered by Mr. Ryan A. Sutherland. This event will be sponsored by Boca Ciega Yacht Club, located at 4600 Tifton Drive S. in Gulfport, and demonstration equipment will be provided by West Marine. Topics of discussion will include Radio Distress Calling and the Proper Use of VHF (Very High Frequency) Radios, Marine Distress Signals for use in the Day and at Night, Aids to Safety, Maritime Operation Regulations, the Usage of Different Types of Anchors in Different Weather and Sea Floor Conditions, How to Get Ungrounded. This seminar will assist with obtaining the Florida Boaters License. This seminar will be offered free of charge to the general public on Friday, July 27th, from 5-6:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, July 28th, from 2-3:30 p.m. It will be held at the Gulfport Public Library, located at 5501 28th Avenue S. For more information concerning this seminar, please call 727397-1157 or send an email to rsutherland4124@gmail.com with your questions.Veterans Village Fundraiser This free fundraising event will be held on Saturday, July 28, beginning at 12 noon at Fergs Sports Bar and Grill, located at 1320 Central Avenue in St. Petersburg. Veterans Village provides food, clothing, shelter, tools, vehicles and support to veterans who have fallen through the cracks of the system. Entertainment, music and much more will be provided. South Pinellas 912 Patriots is one of the sponsors of this event. If you are unable to attend, please consider making a contribution to: Veterans Post for Veterans Village. Visit www. VeteransPostNews.com or call 727822-8387.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 5 Email your r equest to News@theGabber .com Ha ve you got a question f or your city gove rnment? By Cathy SalustriCity of Gulfport: Cable Companies Q: I'm not sure if the city has any responsibility here, but why won't other cable providers service our city ? Walter Ulrich, via Facebook A: While the city has no responsibility to bring in other cable companies, City Manager Jim OReilly said, it has asked cable companies to provide service to Gulfportians. These cable companies told the city Gulfport doesnt have enough potential customers for it to be worth their money to come into the city. Bowl for Charity On Saturday, July 28th, American Legion S.A.L. Squadron 125 will host their Annual Bowling Tournament at Ten Pin Lanes, 1453 Pasadena Avenue S. (727-381-1010). This event is held in memory of their friend Dave Meares who recently left them for a better place. The charity event will start at 1:30 p.m.. Cost is $25 per person, 5-person team (if you are 1-2 short, they generally can team you up with others). Format is 8-pin no-tap (8 pins counts as a strike). Prize payout is $125 team for 1st place, $100 team for 2nd place, $75 team for 3rd place. Entry fee includes bowling, shoes and dinner at the American Legion Post 125, 6440 Fifth Avenue S. after the tournament. There are prizes and 50-50s All proceeds are distributed to Wounded Warriors and Hospice. Signup sheets are available at Ten Pin Lanes, Post 125 and OMaddys. Please enter as soon as you read this as they event is coming up soon. Come out, have fun, drink beer (or whatever) its all for a good cause.


6 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 2222 49th St. South, St. Petersburg727-327-9100 727-455-9860 Regular hours 9am 3amHappy Hour Every Day! 9am 6p m Happy Hour Every Day! 9am 6p m 22 22 2 2 2 2 49 t h St SouthS tP eters bu b b b rg Wednesda y DJ Dennis Karoke 9-Stun g DJ 9-Stun g 9 Frida y Burt Hansen9 Stung Saturda y DJ Dennis Karoke9-Stun g R l h 9 St g g 9S tung ung Sunday 70s 80s Music 6-Stung Prizes, Drink Specials ppy yy p Wd nes d ay Monday Bingo Bob 8-12 All 9 Till Stung! Saturda y g o Bo b 81 2 Thursday John Romano, unlimi t e d musi c 9 Stun g LADIES NIGH T One Week Scuba Camps Jims Dive Shop and the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center will be hosting SCUBA Camps throughout the summer for kids and teens ages 10 and older. All students that pass the Cost for the week-long camp is $400 per student and includes all study materials as well as use of necessary equipment for all dives. Classroom and pool sessions will be held at the St. Pete Beach Community Center and Pool at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. Summer courses will be held the week of July 30th. To begin your adventure, contact Jims Dive Shop at 393-3483. Friday Flicks in the Park The City of Treasure Island will present its Friday Flicks in the Park on the second and fourth Friday in July in the Treasure Island Community Center Park located at 106th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard. The event begins at 7 p.m. with food vendors and activities for the children, with the movies beginning at 9 p.m. The schedule is as follows: Friday, July 27th, Sherlock Holmes, A Game of Shadows. The movie will be shown under the stars on a giant outdoor screen. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the show. Snack vendors and childrens activities will be available for before and during the movie. The event is free to the public. For additional information, please contact the Treasure Island Recreation Department at 727-5474575, ext. 237 or visit the Citys website at www.mytreasureisland. org.Glass Blowing Boot Camp for Kids Registration is open now for Reality Glass Blowing Boot Camp for Kids at the Industrial Arts Center in of the summer is scheduled for August 6-10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kids will create one or more sculpted or blown glass objects in each class. This fun stresses teamwork. Students will learn basic glass blowing skills in daily studio clean up. Camps are limited to 8 students per session. ages 8-15 Call 727-289-9365 or register online at www. IndustrialArtsCenter.org.


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Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 9 MIKE PREL L S AU TO SER VICEStar ter T 449 49th St. S. 727-328-8095All Major Credit Cards Accepted#MV33361 1 0% OFF f or all Ne w Customers 1 0% OFF f or all Ne w Customers 10 % OF F f or all Ne w Customers$100 minimum Fee-Waived Cat Adoption Why should dogs have all the fun? SPCA Tampa Bay offers adult cats (1 year+) for just $15. Cost covers microchip and hide, perch and go carrier. Regular $35 adoption fee is waived. Adult cats awaiting new homes from kittens. Shelters across the country are learning that feewaived/low cost adoptions increase the number of adult cats adopted, without compromising the quality of the placements. Show your support for Tampa Bays homeless felines and adopt a furry-forever feline today. Offers run through August 5th. Preview adoptable cats online at www.SPCATampaBay.org. IAC Glory Holes are Glowing All Summer Arrive early to Blow Your Own Glass Masterpiece at the Industrial Arts Center at the next Art Walk Friday August 3, 6-10 p.m. Choose from ornaments, vases, spirit balls, drinking vessels and bowls. served. Registration is open for the second Reality Glass Blowing Boot Camp for Kids, scheduled August 6-10. This is 1 p.m., followed by daily studio clean up. Camps are limited to 8 students per session. ages 8-15. The IACs accelerated Fun with Hot Glass program teaches basic glass blowing skills and prepares students to work independently in the IAC hot shop. Glass blowing 101 is scheduled on Sunday, August 5, followed by Glass Blowing 102 on Sunday, August 19. Both classes are held from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. and students permits. Registration is also open for Christian Zvoniks six-week series, Intro to Glass Blowing, offered on session is tentatively scheduled for August 28. Also continuing this month is the Fun With Torches lampwork series with instructor Jason Bourgholtzer of Gulfport. This course is offered in two sessions on Monday and Wednesday evenings, 7-9 p.m. For more information visit www. IndustrialArtsCenter.org or call 727289-9365.


10 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 The Old Mahoe TreeBy Grace Marchant Editors Note: Grace Marchant, an 8th grade student at St. Johns, participated in St. Pete Beachs journalism camp. As part of the camp she wrote this article. In the Lazarillo Park down across from the Don Cesar there is a very neat playground and a huge tree. This huge tree is called a Hibiscus Tiliaceus but it is also called the Mahoe or cotton tree. They are native to tropical Asia but some have ended up in Florida over the years. They are huge trees with big branches. This certain tree gave the playground lots of shade and a great tree for climbing. A couple of days ago I went to the park and found no tree. I was slightly confused. I checked to make sure I was in the right universe and I was so that meant the tree had been cut down. The stump was there so I climbed the stump but it just wasnt the same as climbing the real tree. So I interviewed Mike Maxemow, the Operations Manager for St. Pete Beachs Public Services Department. I asked him why the city cut it down. He said, The tornado completely damaged the Mahoe tree. It was uprooted and severely damaged. After the storm the Public Services Department went around St. Pete Beach and assessed the damage. After they did this they started cleaning up. The Mahoe tree was so damaged by the tornado that it couldnt live. The city hired a tree company, Luke Brothers. Luke Brothers cut the tree down and hauled it away along with other damaged trees. Maxemow says that so far cleaning up the trees has cost $50,000 and they havent grinded up the stomps yet. Mike says that they are working on replacing the trees as soon as possible. Now that I understood what happened and why, I told one of my good friends, Olivia. Olivias grandparents live in that neighborhood so anytime she would go to their house she would go to the park to climb the tree. She says, There was a perfect set of branches that made it easy to climb and that was fun for me because Im not very good at climbing trees. She says that on Christmas when they have their big Boat Parade party all of the parents would go sit on the dock while the kids would go hang out in the tree. We had amazing experiences in that tree and it was an important part of my childhood! Olivia said. But when she heard it was cut down she thought was of all the memories I had there and that I just couldnt imagine it not being there. Once I told her that the tornado was the cause of it being cut down she was very upset. She said that it was very close to her heart and shell always tree she ever climbed and the only one she could. Lets all remember that tree and all its great memories! Wa nt people to kno w what yo u re all ab out? Business Adve rt ising Fe at ur e Summer Jazz on the Beach On Thursday, July 26, Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps will play from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bilmar Beach Resort in Treasure Island. Admission is $7. Call 727-522-6877. A Magical End of Summer Bash Cesar Domico, renowned bilingual Florida Magician and Illusionist, will perform his spectacular brand of magic mixed with hilarity for Gulfport Librarys Summer Reading Program End of Summer Bash at 5501 28th Ave. S.! Cesar will be creating unforgettable laughs full of illusion on Wednesday, August 8th at 2 p.m. All children and parents in the community are welcome to this free event; please tell your friends! For more information contact the library at 727-893-1074. For more information on the presenter, Cesar Domico, visit his website at www.magicdomico.com. Light refreshments will be provided by the Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Public Library.


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Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 13 BOA T SLIPS FOR RENT P ASADENA Y ACHT & COUNTR Y CLUBPlay Monday Golf $35+tax per per sonCall 727-381TEES (8337)2 da y ad v ance tee timesBoat slipsLimited number of slips av ailable $6 per f oot plus electric. Call 727-365-8279 Join GPD and your Neighbors for National Night Out The Gulfport Police will be participating in the 29th Annual National Night Out on August 7th. The National Night Out event is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate support for and participation in anti-crime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and policecommunity partnerships, and send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and are Night Out event in Gulfport will take place at the Gulfport Neighborhood Center, located at 1617 49th Street S. The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. with a group walk that will be an example of the commitment between community and law enforcement against crime/ criminals. This event will include the following: including marked and unmarked police patrol cars, patrol boat, mobile equipment display; handouts and childrens activity books; security surveys; while supplies last; Smokin Js of Gulfport. The National Night Out program is an initiative of The National Association of Town Watch.We Want your Junk! The children in the Summer Program are Going Green and want to reuse your old household items to turn into art projects. Some of the things they are looking for are: plastic and glass jars-preferably with lids*, 20 oz. sport drink bottles*, colored paper or plastic plates, Kleenex boxes, unused plastic straws, aluminum pie pans*, also are looking for any crafting supplies such as yarn, knitting needles, crochet hooks, candles, stickers, material, shoe laces, unused scrapbooking supplies and sewing supplies. *Please make sure these items have been cleaned out prior to donation. They are located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Please call 893-1068 with any questions.


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Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 15 Only $250 for a Full Page Advertisement Only $380 for a Color Full Page Advertisement (727) 321-6965 advertising@thegabber.comFull Page SpecialAny Week in August In Pursuit of Men in 100 Days Through September 8th, Big Brothers Big Sisters will continue to encourage men to become part of the Men in 100 Days campaign and volunteer with the organization. The campaign started on June 1st and now at the half-way point, it has resulted in the submission of 36 applications from male volunteers. Many more men are needed, as there are still more than 200 boys on the waiting list who are hoping to be matched with a positive role model. While Big Brothers Big Sisters accepts volunteers from all walks of life, there is a greater need for male and minority mentors. More than 74% percent of children waiting for a Big are boys, but only 34 out of every 100 inquiries to volunteer come from men. Now more than ever, Big Brothers Big Sisters needs men to step up and help kids. Men can serve as Big Brothers in the Community Based Program or the School Based Program. Becoming part of a Big Couple with a spouse in the Community Based Program. Men also have the option of joining our Sports Buddies program, with access to free tickets to games as well as exclusive events. Mentoring is one of the most rewarding, enjoyable and simple things a volunteer can do. For as little as one hour a week, volunteers can add joy to the life of a child, and ultimately, contribute greatly to his or her potential. Together, Bigs and Littles do simple, everyday activities, such as going to a sporting event, playing a game, going to a park, or watching movies. You dont have to change your life to change the life of a child. Learn how you can make a difference by going to www. bbbspc.org/100Men or by calling 727518-8860. Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r


16 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 LettersPias Helps La Cote Basque Dear Editor : We have heard many stories of our wonderful residents helping each other since our brush with Debby. You may have heard how a group of Gulfportians helped get a beached boat back into the water much to the appreciation of is owner. We would like to share our experience with a fellow business, Pias. Our restaurant, the La Cote Basque Winehouse, was totally had to be moved outside so all the Pia of Pia's Restaurant along with her husband and son saw Carmen and Dalton carrying everything out into their parking lot and pitched in and worked tirelessly to help us till the job was done. You can just imagine how much we appreciated their help and we want the whole town to know about it. They deserve a lot of praise.The La Cote Basque RestaurantGulfport drug lords? Dear Editor: Whoa, Cathy Salustri is one upset person, but all of Gulfport should join her (Re: Hard Candy, July 19, 2012 edition). I just hope she wasn't too subtle, we want Mr. Newton to get the point. Every will take a whack at this issue. Cathy got me thinking when she wrote about her personal observations of illegal activity near her home and work. In my working days I was in neighborhoods and homes in St. Petersburg, I know what drug activity looks like and yes, I've seen white kids driving around in black by a neighborhood's reputation, they know who to look for by word of mouth. can spot this? I think they can, they're not dumb, they know their dealers and a fair share of all their criminals. Why not close in and make arrests? They will claim the street dealer is not the "prize", they want the distributor. Nice thought but that dealer is the thorn in our side. Gulfportians know a drug deal when they see one, they would know an arrest, if they ever saw one. The result may have been messy St. Petersburg criminal off the streets. Mr. Mims had a long arrest record including drug offenses. Let's see if St. Petersburg can help Pinellas County courts keep this criminal off 49th Street. One small step Mr. Newton. Just saying.Stan Kreuter Learn How to Use a Chart The United States Power Squadrons Seminar Series: How to Use a Chart, will be presented by the St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron on Wednesday, August 15 from 7-9 p.m. understand. This seminar walks the boater through what they need to know in an interesting and entertaining way. Students will be provided with a Maptech Waterproof Flip-fold Chart Symbols Reference and On-The-Water Guide to take along when boating. You will be shown how to plot a safe course with the USPS Plotter and be sure you are following the rules of the road. Course will be held at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 Second Avenue SE, Demens Landing in St. Petersburg. Instruction is free, materials cost $30 per family. There is a maximum of 20 students. Preregistration is required. Register on-line at www.boating-stpete.org. Dive-In Movies are Back ST. PETE BEACHIts that time again! The St. Pete Beach Community Center and Aquatic Complex will be hosting the ever-popular Dive-In movie series again this summer, providing awesome family fun out under the stars! Bring your noodles, screen while relaxing in the pool or on the pool deck. Admission is just $4 per person; doors open at 8 p.m. and space is limited. Drinks, snacks, and glow jewelry will be sold at the pool no outside coolers or containers please. The Dive-In Movies are held at the St. Pete Beach Pool, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, on August 3rd and 10th. An adult-only showing of Jaws will be held on July 27th for ages 18 and up. These specialty Dive-Ins cost $5 per person. For more information contact the St. Pete Beach Pool at 727-363-9264.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 17 Emergency Transportation and Evacuation Forms If an emergency evacuation order is issued and you are without transportation to a public shelter, please contact the Gulfport Senior Center for an application to make the ride to the shelter possible. The Senior Center can also provide a list of important items you will need to take with you. Dont wait until the last minute. Be prepared. Stop by the Gulfport Senior Center at 5501 27th Ave. S. or call 727-893-2237 or 727893-1231 for more information. 2012-13 School Year Child Care Program Registrations for the 2012-2013 School Year Child Care Program will begin Friday, July 20th for children who will be entering Kindergarten thru age 14. Bus transportation is available from Pasadena Fundamental, Bear Creek, Gulfport Montessori and Douglas Jamerson Elementarys. Program hours are until 5:30 p.m. with extended hours available until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents with monthly fees of $146 for residents and $292 for non-residents. Hours of registration are Monday Friday from 9 a.m p.m. Packets will be available at the Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. and on-line beginning July 20th. Please call 893-1068 for more information. Register for Intro to Glass Blowing Registration is open now for the next Introduction to Glass Blowing series offered by Christian Zvonik at the Industrial Arts Center. This series of six classes is offered on Tuesday evenings from 6-9 p.m., tentatively scheduled to begin on August 21st. In this course, students will get to know glass as an artistic medium by making the fundamental shapes to basic blown forms: a ball, a cylinder, a bowl, and a plate. Students will create one piece each week. Course will also focus on teamwork and assistantship, concluding with an individual study session. Space is limited so early registration is suggested. Call 727-289-9365 or visit www.IndustrialArtsCenter.org.


18 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 This Weeks Solution 66th Str eet AuctionAuctions Every Monday 6:30pm Cor ner Hut Pub open 'til midnight (c losed T ues)Come Vi sit Our Newest Ve ndorsOPEN: Fri., Sat., Sun. 8am 4pm5601 66th St. N. P FREE P arkingCheck out our W eekly Fe atures On Jim's Electr oidery ariety Shoppe STOREFRONTS AILABLE FOR RENT C C C C C C o p it Jim's C C C C C C Live Entertainment Get Help with Claims Related to Debby The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of Florida have opened a local disaster recovery center to help Pinellas County residents who have claims for damages due to Tropical Storm Debby. The center is located in the Park Station business complex, 5851 Park Boulevard in Pinellas Park. The 6 p.m. seven days a week. Representatives from FEMA, the states Emergency Management team, Access Florida, the U.S. Small Business Administration, American Red Cross, Area Agency on Aging, Workforce Pinellas and the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay will be on hand to provide assistance. No appointment is necessary, but claimants are urged to preregister their claims with FEMA by calling the FEMA toll-free number at 800-621-FEMA (3362)/ TTY 800-462-7585. Telephone lines are answered from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. Claimants may also register online at www.disasterassistance.gov or via smart phone or tablet using the FEMA app or by going to m.fema.gov. Disaster relief is available through FEMA grants for residential or business damages, large or small, sustained during Tropical Storm Debby not covered by insurance, including money for home repairs, rental assistance, medical expenses, unemployment assistance, transportation or other disasterrelated expenses and serious needs. Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are also available to help with residential and business losses not covered by insurance. Information on SBA disaster loans may be obtained by calling 800-659-2955/TTY 800877-8339 or by going online to www. sba.gov Help in applying for low interest SBA disaster loans or a Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan can be also be found through Pinellas County Economic Developments Small Business Development Center, 13805 58th St. N., Suite 1-200, in Clearwater. Please visit www.pced. org/entrepreneurs or contact Dr. Cynthia Johnson at 727-464-7445 or cyjohnson@pinellascounty.org.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 19 The Gabs How does your chamber membership Michael Knettel, Domain: The communication we get from the makes a point of letting us know whats going on in the neighborhood and whats coming. Barbara Banno, Stellas: Their focus on local small businesses. They send people to eat at my restaurant. Satana Holliday, Village Pub: Mostly, its networking and feeling part of the community. Lori Rosso, Seabreeze Manor and Chamber president: Its the Chamber of Commerce. Its businesses networking and working together. Its what we do.


20 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of St. BartholomewsEpiscopal ChurchJoin Us For SUNDAY SERVICE Summer Schedule 9:00am3747 34th St. South St. P etersburg, FL 33711(727) 867-7015Food Pantry is Open1st & 3rd Sundays from: 10 am to 12:30 pmOur Thrift Store is open Saturday s from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit Food Pantry Shop the Thrift Mall and Gift Store Pasadena Community Church now has four stores at one location (Pasadena Ave. and Second Ave. S.). Hours are 9-1 Wednesday and Saturday. The mall features three rooms: one with clothes, shoes, accessories and jewelery; one with gifts, china, glasses, sporting goods, childrens clothes, toys and games; and one with furniture, household items, electronics, books and tapes. The other store is in the LEC building and features gifts.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 21 Worship First United Methodist Church of GulfportSundays: Sunday School ............. 9:15am Traditional Service ........ 10:30amWednesday evening: Supper and Bible Study .... 6:00pmThrift Store Summer Hours Friday/Saturday 9am 12 noo n28th Ave. S. & 53rd St.321-3620ww w. gulfpo rt umc. org oG u p p p p p p p p p p p p p p o o ......... 9:15a m e ........ 10:30am n g : t ud y .... 6:00pm m er Hour s a m 12 no on on on n on on n n n on n n n n n n on on n n n on on n 3 r d S t . 6 2 0 0 m c. or g Celebrating 100 Blessed Y ear s! Childcare Availab le 9:00 am Contemporar y Se r vice (with sign language interpr eter)10:05 am S unday School for all ages 11:00 am T raditional Se r vice~ Extreme Spiritual M akeo ver ~A Series on the Seven Deadly SinsJ uly 29 Fr om Envy to G ratitude A ugust 5 Fr om Lust to Lo vePASADEN A COMMUNITY CHURCH Vendors wanted for Holly Fest Holly Fest is a fun, family event which includes a variety of vendors, entertainment, childrens activities, pet blessings, food, and more! Arts, crafts, food and plant vendors are wanted on Saturday, November 10th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pasadena Community Church. HollyFest is a PCC Youth Fundraiser and includes: Blessing of the Animals, Pet Parade, Petting Zoo, Free Face Painting and Kids Crafts, Strolling Christmas Carolers and Food Truck (featuring Maggie on the Move). Registration fee is $50 (register now and save $15 discount if registered by July 31st). Each vendor provides their own setup (tables, tent, chairs). PCC does not provide electrical hookups. The vendors will be set up on 10 plot on grass. Setup is 7:30-8:30 a.m. day of HollyFest. This is an outdoor event with plenty of free parking. For more information and registration call Kirsten Jones at 727381-2499, ext. 207 or email kirstenj@ pccumc.org.


22 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 Institute Has Big Plans for Conquering Obesity The Biggest Loser is a popular primetime TV show in which morbidly obese men and women struggle to lose weight while being supervised by nutrition experts, exercise trainers and psychologists. Personally, I clear subliminal message supporting the notion that all morbidly obese individuals are losers. Even worse, their approach to weight loss is unrealistic for a huge number of obese Americans, and once the show is over, the success of keeping the weight off is not that good. The Institute of Medicine, in response to the overwhelming obesity epidemic, has issued a new plan it hopes will reverse this national health crisis. First and foremost, they dispel the notion that obesity occurs only in weak individuals with no willpower. Instead, they place the blame on every aspect of our society and criticize the food industry for not providing healthy choices, farmers for not having the opportunity to grow crops that promote health, and businesses and schools for not doing enough to help solve the problem. Their proposal is simple but It will require the involvement of everyone, no matter his or her size. plan to 1) make physical activity an integral aspect of our lives. 2) Develop food and beverage choices that promote an ideal weight and are readily accessible and inexpensive. 3) Transform messages about physical activity and nutrition obesity. 4) Expand the roles of health care providers, insurers and employers. 5) Urge schools to be the focal point of efforts to avert the obesity trend. The 478-page report provides issue. To improve physical activity, they insist that communities develop easily accessible places and programs where exercise can occur safely and enjoyably and that physical activity be promoted and required for children. The report is particularly aggressive in suggesting ways to create healthful foods and beverages. They require that fast food restaurants decrease calorie-dense foods for children and offer healthier choices; that rational nutritional standards for all foods and beverages be set; that the concentration of fast food outlets in low-income communities be reduced; and that a presidential task force be created to review agricultural policy and farm subsidies that favor foods promoting obesity. The institute also proposes an or else threat to beverage, media and restaurant businesses to improve their marketing messages to children. The federal government is asked to do more to create culturally appropriate increase awareness of key issues in the prevention of obesity. The institute recommends a greater health care provider role in prevention and nutrition education and insists that insurance companies cover obesity prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment. Finally, there must be a major commitment by schools to develop nutritionsavvy students who have many opportunities to be physically active and make good food choices in school and elsewhere. And federal law must be changed to mandate physical education programs at all grade levels that will be continuously evaluated to Before the ink dries on this representing industries and special interest groups affected by these recommendations will do everything impact. Politicians will certainly balk at more government spending and involvement in our lives. But we must all understand the economic cost of failure to reverse obesity. Currently, the impact of obesity on health care is estimated to be $190 billion annually, and the cost of inability to work, illnesses and decreased productivity adds additional billions. The institute must be congratulated for its boldness, but do we as a nation have the stomach to address another societal program that is so easily blamed on the individual or someone else?


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26 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 2012-2013 TotTime Program Ongoing pre-registrations are currently being accepted for the 2012-2013 Tot Time Program. The Tot Time Program is a pre-school, hands-on program for children ages 3-5. The program aims to make learning fun for children and helps prepare them for Kindergarten. Two, are available. Non-refundable annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents. Program hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Hours for pre-registration are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., MondayFriday. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. Classes begin September 4, 2011. Call 893-1068 for more information. City of Gulfport offers VPK The Recreation Division of the City of Gulfport will be offering VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten) during the 2012-2013 School Year. VPK is free for children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Parents must apply at Coordinated Child Care and the Eligibility. This program is being offered in addition to Tot Time, which is for children who are between the ages of 3-5 and potty trained. Registration fees for Tot Time are $17 for residents and $110 for nonresidents. Both of these programs will start on Tuesday, September 4th and is limited to 10 children each. Sign up now with either your voucher from Coordinated Child Care of your registration fee. Please call 727893-1068 for more details. Public Safety Boating Class An ABS Class will be offered on Saturday, August 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the USCG Auxiliary Building at 3120 Miriam Street S. in Gulfport (use the side entrance). paperwork. Cost is $40 per person, all materials will be furnished. Upon completion the student will receive wallet card and the State of Florida bobber card issued by the FWC. For questions and reservations, call 727-399-7986.Congratulations, Ryan! Mr. and Mrs. Randall Sutherland of St. Petersburg would like to recognize the achievements and service of their son, Ryan Andrew Sutherland of Troop 318, West Central Florida Council, Skyway District, and commend him for his efforts to obtain the Eagle Scout Award through Boy Scouts of America. His Eagle Scout Board of Review was held on July 9th, 2012, in St. Petersburg, which he passed with the highest commendation and praise. His Eagle Scout Project, Scouting for Books, collected over 4,000 books from the local community which were donated to support literacy among the youth, minority and illiterate populations of Pinellas County. Ryan will be attending Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia in the fall.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 27 Sustainable LivingBy Shawn Dell Joyc e Green Cooling Cooling our homes in the summer can account for 45 percent of our home energy use, yet it could be reduced to 10 percent or less with a few thoughtful changes. Incorporating natural ventilation into your home will help you slash your energy use and carbon emissions drastically. Become aware of the seasonal wind your home. Most areas have gentle breezes in the summer that can be directed into your house through landscaping and opening certain windows. If you dont know which direction the prevailing winds are coming from, hang laundry on the line direction, look at your landscape and geography. Are there trees and bushes that help to funnel the breeze toward your home, or are you parking your car right in the way? Windows make a big difference in the temperature of a room. Keep windows open on the side of your home facing the wind. If they are double hung, have both open so that you open windows on two opposite sides of your home, you create cross-ventilation. This is increased by opening bottom windows on the windward side and top windows on the opposite side. Sunlight streaming through an open mass and keeps warming the room long after sundown. To avoid this, close the windows and shades on the the morning. You seal in the cool air and keep out the thermal gain. Use ceiling fans to circulate the cool air throughout the day. Many energyhave programmable thermostats that turn them on automatically as the room warms. People will tolerate warmer temperatures as long as the air is circulating well around them. Ceiling fans work best in the summer when they are adjusted to circulate the cooler air. Switch the fan blade direction in the winter to have the fans push the warm air from fans use a fraction of the energy of an air conditioner, and can be more effective at cooling the whole space when well placed. Using ceiling fans in combination with natural ventilation can usually eliminate the need for air conditioning in a wellinsulated, tightly sealed home. and builders were beginning to incorporate passive solar into new structures. Our reliance on cheap oil trumped our common sense. Now we are seeing a resurgence in passive solar, as more people realize that we have to live more consciously. Part of conscious living is aligning our lives with the seasons and the region. Our survival once depended on knowing what local foods were in season, what local weather to expect and how to use seasonal landscaping to our survival may depend on it.


28 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 By Holiday Mathis The full Aquarius moon is the star of this transitional week. The close of July comes with the delicious tension of a highly productive things burst open on August 1 with the lightning moon. Theres a superhero quality to this time, and its most auspicious to explore your own special powers. May the lightning moon announce your power to you like a bolt from above. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Even though youll be turning in work to someone else this week, the truth is that you are ultimately running your own business. Youre the one who is intimately in touch with what you gain and invest and how the action is moving your professional goals along. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Heres something to keep in mind as you go about your week: Everyone is multidimensional. Dont underestimate those around you or assume you know their next move. Also, dont assume you know what you are capable of. Theres more to you than you know. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Objective wanting is when you like the idea of something. Really wanting something is when youre willing to invest your energy, time and being into the thing you want. Youre still on the fence about how far to take a certain want. Why rush to decide? Stand back and observe for a while. You wont regret it. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Dont be fooled into thinking that the person who is handed opportunities will be more successful than you. The one who carves out opportunities is far better off because that person wont have to wait for the next great offer. Life isnt about getting a chance; its about taking a chance. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Life has the feel of a scavenger hunt. A series of small, easily solvable predicaments will lead you down this winding path of a week. There may be a prize at the end, but its nothing compared to the fun and satisfaction that come from solving each puzzle. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Before you launch into your hardworking mode, note that this weeks patterns are atypical. Oddly to your most productive period yet. So parcel out the work involved in that mammoth task you have to accomplish between lengthy, lazy, silly stretches of doing nothing at all. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). There is great freedom in letting go of what was and what should have been. However, you may not be in the mood for great freedom. The comfort of a familiar mindset also working through what happened -or didnt happen -through writing, talking and artistic expression. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). What you want to happen may not be practical. Also, there are many involved, and their wants are not the same as yours. But youre likely to stay lighthearted and playful. So, things will get complicated -but deliciously so because you keep coming at them with a fun-andgames perspective. ARIES (March 21-April 19). Each goal you have is glorious as it stands independently. But when you put all Its a momentum-blocker for sure. Luckily, you have a strong intuition about how to prioritize and press onward. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Even though you sometimes wish you could invest time and money into a better education, you also realize the truth of the matter: No matter how much you learn or what you know, it wont add up to a thing unless you also take action. This week youll get into action and do more than those with fancy credentials. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Too many options produce an uncomfortable, unproductive state of confusion. Get clear on your No. 1 goal, and spend the better part of your time on it. Its not enough to simply narrow your focus. Put blinders on, horsey style, so you cant even see other options. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Reorganizing your life may produce an overnight improvement, though it will take about seven days to do the organizing. Take on a little restructuring each day, and by next Sunday, youll be poised to make the transformation youve been wanting for some time now. This Week's Birthdays: Because adventures ensue. In August, a relationship feels preordained and features pleasingly fateful events. You claim a space in September and use it for work, sanctuary and personal expression. Youll be promoted in November. December offers reunions and travel. There will be a showcase in January. Make the most of it by preparing for several weeks beforehand. In February, start training or go into business. April brings a windfall. Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6Monday OpenTuesday Open Wednesday, 2-4 p.m. Gene Norman, music for dancingThursday Open Friday, 2-4:00 p.m. Entertainment by Geno Saturday Open Sunday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment for dancing by Woody & his accordion Weather permitting


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30 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 GULFPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND MEETINGSSearch for/request books and other items on our online catalog: http://pals.polarislibrary.comCitizenship Classes: Mondays, 5:00 7:00 pm. FMI, contact Adriana Santos, 727-222-8883 or 727-442-6881, email asantos@umcm.info. One-on-One Computer Instruction: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 am-1:00 eSalon: Tuesdays, 3 5 pm. Would you like to download ebooks from the Library? Learn how! Browse, place a hold, and check out ebooks from our digital catalog. Meet with others to learn the basics or to discover new ways of using your e-Reader; tablet; and/or mp3. Come by or call the Reference Desk, 893-1073. Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. FMI: Call 727-360-9069. Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. FLYP Summer Reading Program: Wednesdays, 2:00 pm. FMI, call 893-1074 and ask for Diann. StoryTime: Thursdays, 10:30 11:00 am, Diann shares picture books and activities selected for preschoolers. Youth Services area around the rocking chair by the Easy books. Business Debtors Anonymous Meeting: Thursdays, 4:30 6 pm. FMI: call 727238-1688. Anime Afternoons: Fridays, 2:00 pm. For ages 12 and up. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library. FMI, contact Sheri, 727-893-1074. Meditation Classes: Saturdays, 10:00 am. Taught by Ted Leitho, using The Power of Now by E. Tolle; and Your Head in the Tigers Mouth by R. Balsekar. Preregister at the Reference Desk. FMI, call 893-1073. Safety on the Seas: A Marine Safety Seminar Series: Fri., 5 6:30 pm; and Sat. 2 3:30 pm. Administered by Ryan Sutherland, sponsored by Boca Ciega Yacht Club. FMI, call 727-397-1157 or email rsutherland4124@gmail.com Bank of America, Hire Me Teen Program: Monday, August 6, 11:00 am 1:30 pm. Includes lunch provided by sponsor for high school-aged teens; pre-registration required. Literary Pendants: Tuesday, August 7, 2:00 pm. Craft activity for teens materials provided. FMI, contact Sheri, 727-8931074. End of Summer Reading Bash with Magician Cesar Domico: Wednesday, August 8, 2:00 pm. FMI, Contact Dave Mather, 727-893-1075. **PRIMARY ELECTION: Tuesday, August 14. Library will serve as polling place, open to eligible voters from 7:00 am 7:00 pm.** Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thursday, August 16, 10:00 am. Discussion of Slaughterhouse-5, by Kurt Vonnegut, over coffee & light refreshments. Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick up a copy. Sponsored by Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library. Please call 893-1073 FMI. Free Family Movie Day: Saturday, Aupopcorn provided by the Library! FMI, call 893-1073. 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/$22 non-res. PROGRAMS 2012 SUMMER PROGRAM Ongoing registration continues for the 2012 Summer Recreation Program for children who have completed Kindergarten thru age 14. Registrations for Gulfport residents and non-residents (30 children max.) are currently being accepted. Proof of residency is required for registration. Hours of registration for MondayFriday are from 9:00 a.m.:00 p.m. You can pick up your packet at the Rec. Center or log on to www.mygulfport.us and follow the links to City Departments, Leisure Services, Rec Center. For more information call 893-1068. 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR CHILD CARE PROGRAM: Registrations for the 2012-2013 School Year Child Care Program has begun for children who will be entering Kindergarten thru age 14. Non-refundable annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $110 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. 2012-2013 TOT TIME PROGRAM PREREGISTRATION: Pre-registration for the 2012-2013 Tot Time Program are currently being accepted. Hours for pre-registration are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. A non-refundable annual registration fee of $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents is required to secure a spot. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. The Tot Time Program is a pre-school, hands-on program for children ages 3-5. The program aims to make learning fun for children and helps prepare them for Kindergarten. are available. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Classes begin September 4th, 2012 and is limited to 10 children. Call 893-1068 for more information. 2012-2013 VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten): VPK is FREE for children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Parents must apply at Coordinated Child Care and the child must will start on Tuesday, September 4th and is limited to 10 children. Sign up now with your voucher from Coordinated Child Care Please call 727-893-1068 for more details. 2012-2013 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM The Teen Night Program is a great hang out for teens in middle school to age 18 (if still in high school). It provides recreation and social activities. It also offers monthly and service projects. The teens utilize the gymnasium, gameroom and outdoor area. Program hours are Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$22 non-res. NEW CLASSESInterested in teaching a class? Call John at 727-893-1079 for more info CLASSES Call instructor for more information. p.m. Call Ally at 727-748-6612 Call 482-2125 for more info Campoli at 813-855-3112. Diane at 459-1399. 29th 4:15 p.m. Call Ally at 727-748-6612 Thurs., 9-10:15 a.m. Call Marge at 3456708. Jack at 280-4276 hood Center, Wed., 9-10 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. mara at 512-2763. at 727-748-6612 TOMLINSON SKATE PARK 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 ter which is located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Availability to register: Monday Friday, 9 a.m. p.m. Stickers valid from October 1, 2011 September 30, 2012. Bicycles permitted on SUNDAYS only.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 31 City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community 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 Bridge Club: Bridge Club is held every Tuesday at 2pm and every Thursday at 1:30pm. Bring a friend! Beginners Line Dance Class: A beginners Line Dance Class is offered 10:30am every Tuesday at Scout Hall (5315 28th Ave. S). Must be a registered member of the Senior Center. Registration and the class are free. Coming Soon! Game & Card Party : Mark your calendar now for the Senior Centers 3rd annual Game & Card Party on Wed. Aug. 29 at 2pm. Watch for more details in the Gulfport Gabber. Senior Trips: Looking for day trips? How about the Hard Rock Casino on August 6 or Aug. 23 ($15 for free play and $5 food voucher); Arabian Nights on Aug. 8 at Kissimmee ($53 includes meal); Don Cesar Resort Guided Tour and lunch at Leverocks Lake Panasoffkee on Aug. 21 ($55 includes indoor buffet). Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for more details. Outdoor Project: While our Celebration Wall is being developed, we want to keep that outdoor area looking as special as it is. Volunteers are needed to keep the ground cover area weeded and the pavers swept. Its such a beautiful spot under the oak tree but needs attention on a regular basis. Want to help? SPECIAL SERVICES Emergency Evacuation Forms: If an emergency evacuation order is issued and you have no transportation to a public shelter, please contact the Senior Center for an application to make the ride to the shelter possible. The Senior Center can also provide a list of things you will need to take with you. Dont wait until the last minute. Be prepared. Food Pantry Low: The Senior Center Food Pantry has an ongoing need for non-perishable food items. Please consider donating food to help our lowincome seniors. Snack Bar: Light Breakfast served every morning: 1 egg, 2 pieces of toast & tomato and coffee, only $2.50. All lunches, $3.00. Great food! Great company! If you are heading for the beach, stop at the Senior Center to pick up a boxed lunch. Call 893-2259 to place your order. Transportation Service: Need a ride to the beauty shop, grocery store, doctors appointment? How about a ride to visit a friend. GEMS Door-todoor transportation service for Gulfport seniors 55 and over is available Mon. thru Fri. 8:15am to 4pm. Annual registration fee is $55 and each one way ride is $1. All rides to the Senior Center are free. Call GEMS at 893-2242 for more info. AARP Driving Class: are offered on at 12:45pm. Must attend both days. Call 727-343-9044 for fee and registration info. Support Groups at 9:30am. More Activities: To view the Senior Center calendar in its entirety, please log onto HYPERLINK http://www. gulfportseniorfoundation.org.Senior Center5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 USA BALLROOM DANCE Mon., July 30, 7-10:15pm $5 Members, $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 Bonus 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 "The Mellotones Band" Ballroom & Social Dancing Sun., Aug. 5, 6-10pm, $7 5501 27th Ave. S. 893-2237


32 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Ruggest Time for Rugged People As I wrote last week, Alaska is bigger than big, majestic and rugged of scenery and hosts a lifestyle that may not be big, but is rugged at least by my standards. It's cool in the summer, with an occasional exception, but there are few exceptions about cold winters. On the other hand, I can central Florida highly uncomfortable for ten months of the year. For Alaskans, the 50 to 60 degree temps we experienced in our two weeks there appeared to be shorts and tee shirt weather. Of course, ponchos and umbrellas were always handy, not to mention bug repellent for a state where mosquitos are considered the state bird. In fact we noted that some outdoor workers were wearing what we would consider bee-keeper gear. Mosquitoes aren't bee-sized, but they are big enough and a walk in the woods can turn into a jog, then run, then mad dash. Native Indians smeared bear grease over their bodies, but bear grease is probably hard to get today and a bit smelly. But, then, there aren't any snakes or alligators or sharks. I wrote "rugged", but how rugged? It depends what you are doing. I Alaskan "bush" pilots which is an old aviation term that still applies to Alaskan pilots today. Flying in the Alaskan wilderness in the winter is more than challenging careless. Both the weather and the terrain are very unforgiving. We took Wasilla (took off next door to Sarah Palin's house) to Talkeena near Denali. It was low over cast, a bit of the mountain tops to follow glaciers up the canyons and back. to remote Indian villages year round in all kinds of weather where the best weather reports come from observers on the ground. Pilots are pretty ho-hum, at least on the surface, is kind of boring. But, did I mention that the name of the book is Map of Dead Pilots"? Of course, you can travel by boat or canoe or powered skiffs. We tried a rubber raft down a swift river a portion of which was what they call a braided river an ever changing shallow delta like part of the river raft. We did a bit of rock-and-ravel bar walking enroute (the sand is more like silt and can act like quicksand). was about 37 degrees. Winter-time traveling is often by snow machines they don't call them snowmobiles as well as cars and trucks, if the roads are passable. And, some use dog sleds. The dog sled dogs we saw weren't the Disney type Huskies which are the power dogs. What we saw were sleeker, half the size, pulling dogs that looked more like German shepherds. Jeff King is the king of dog sledders having won the Iditarod four times and he owns a breeding kennel. He introduced us to his newest batch of puppies we each got to hold one and harnessed up his professional dogs to an ATV. They are bred and trained to pull and run and when left out of the harness are really bummed. Friendly, good-natured dogs, though. The people seemed that way, too, but it might change in the winter time. Not only is there little daylight during the long winters and the weather is often bad, but food supplies in the smaller, remote towns, or islands, come by river barge. Yes, they supply some of their own produce (long summer days for a few months), some of their meat and dairy products, but they rely upon barge loads of supplies for their markets had to say "super". As one woman told us, you want to get there as soon after the supplies come in because what you get at the end of the week probably only has a day or two of freshness left. Of course, you can't know what it's like unless you live there, nor did we have an opportunity nor time to mix much with residents. The closest we came was on the Fourth of July when our Tauck tour group of 40 was included in Juneau's (the state capital) annual parade. We lined up four belly-dancers (it was 60 degrees). A guy on a motorcycle asked us who we were and when we said "a tour group", he smiled and noted that each tourist drops $197 during his visit. Locals are tuned in and tourists really are welcomed. It looked like the whole town(31,000) turned out and we got cheers from the crowd. We did cut it short since the route was three miles and lunchtime at the Red Dog Saloon beckoned. Literally ran into a real native there. Let the swinging door go as he was entering. I apologized, but this 6 foot 4 guy, a Tlingit (pronounced clickit, I was told) was very friendly. A body builder and former bouncer at the saloon, he noted that everyone comes to town for a good time for the Fourth. Then he corrected himself. "No. I mean the third AND fourth. Now I'm going to drink a bit". I'm a little curious what Alaska's like in the winter, but it's not on my bucket list. Whats on your mind? Email your opinion to: B_Northrop@theGabber.com


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 33 THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY 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 Lunch 11-3 Ron's Karaoke 7pm No Lunch Served Breakfast 8:30-11am Kitchen Closed Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Kitchen Open 11-2pm 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 7 pm Food served Fish & Chicken 6-8pm Frank Caine 6:30-9:30pm Steak Dinner 6-8pm Denny on Piano 6:30-9:30pm Sports & Pizza 12-6pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Barry Karaoke 6:30-9:30pm Pizza available all day Burger or Sandwich special 6-8pm Baringo 7pm Karaoke 9pm-12am Phone 727-367-1596 email post305@msn.com www.post305.org Steak-O every other Sunday at 2:00 Check with the Post for any upcoming events The Ladies Auxiliary is collecting supplies to send to our troops. There is a list of needed items at the Post. Steak-ums are played Sundays at 1 p.m. The Auxiliary is now accepting donations of school items for "Back to School" donations to local students. We invite Auxiliary members to attend our meetings the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. We welcome your ideas. Please plan to join us on Sundays starting at 1p.m. for Steak-Ums games. Have fun and win great food! Hours Sunday-Friday 12pm, Saturday 11am til. Electronic bar games everyday. Fish fry last Friday of the month 5-7pm. Were always looking for new members to join our family $30 yearly or $250 Lifetime. Gil Davis 1st VC


34 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 Local ObituariesBIRCHMAN, THOMAS WAYNE, 62, visiting South Pasadena, FL, died July 19, 2012. Survived by loving family & friends. Holloway Funeral Home, Inc. Oldsmar, 813-855-2439. DAOUST, PHYLLIS F., 78, of St. Pete Beach, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Hospice House Woodside. She is survived by her husband, Ronald; daughter, Jill McNeal; granddaughter, Paige McNeal, both of Riverview; brother, Darrell McNeal of Mankato, MN; sister, Carol Pongratz of Houston, TX. Online tribute: beachmemorial. com. FAIRFIELD, DOLORES J., 81, of So. Pasadena, passed away July 11, 2012, with peace in her heart and the deep love of family and friends. Survived by one son, Lance; granddaughter, Jannet Dee; sister, Bunny Mauriello; her brother, Frank Mascali; stepbrothers, Charles and Richard Mascali; her adoring nieces and nephews; and devoted caregiver, Teresa Vargova. A service will be held at Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach on Saturday, July 21, at make donations to Suncoast Hospice, www.thehospice.org. For a full online tribute and obituary, go to www. beachmemorial.com. HOUSER, MARGARET (KING) "PEGGY", 59 years old, of St. Pete Beach, passed away July 14, 2012, at the Suncoast Hospice Woodside in Pinellas Park. Born in Cranford N.J., Peggy moved to St. Pete Beach in 1987. Peggy loved to go swimming, boating and traveling with her husband, family and friends. Peggy was an elementary school teacher, years were at Maximo Elementary, which she greatly loved. Peggy is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Fred Houser Jr.; three brothers residing in New Jersey and numerous family and friends. PITTARO III, WILLIAM F., 78, of Gulfport, passed away July 10, 2012. A private cremation has been planned. Guestbook at davidcgross. com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, 6366 Central Ave., 727-381-4911. Only $250 for a Full Page Advertisement Only $380 for a Color Full Page Advertisement (727) 321-6965 advertising@thegabber.comFull Page SpecialAny Week in August Lithuanian-American Lunch this Thursday The Lithuanian-American Club at 4880 46 Avenue N. in St. Petersburg is serving lunch every Thursday at 1 p.m. The cost is $7. In the month of July they are offering a melting pot of American food. Today they are making the food of Germany and coffee. Call Vida at 866-7936. Everyone is welcome. Join Gulfport Toastmasters Gulfport Toastmasters meets every Wednesday night from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at The Gulfport Meeting Center, 5021 Tangerine Avenue S. (off 49th St. St., one block from Gulfport Blvd.). There is no charge to be a guest, you can stop in as many times as youd like. You dont need to be a Gulfport resident either! A Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. There is no instructor in a Toastmasters meeting. Instead, members evaluate one anothers presentations. This feedback process is a key part of the programs success. Meeting participants also give impromptu talks on assigned topics, conduct meetings and develop skills related to timekeeping, grammar and parliamentary procedure. Members learn communication skills by working in the Competent Communication manual, a series of 10 self-paced speaking assignments designed to instill a basic foundation in public speaking. Members also take on various meeting roles and working in the Competent Leadership manual. In their learnby-doing approach, they dont lecture members about leadership skills; they give them responsibilities and mentoring to help. Toastmasters include increasing a better speaker and leader and communicating more effectively. For further information, please contact Robert Wilson at 417-5777 or email him at travelisfun@tampbay. rr.com.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 35 By Matthew Margolis Canine 911 Emergencies are rarely convenient. Heart attacks happen on honeymoons. Strokes strike in the dead of night. Humans have entrenched systems to accommodate these events: dispatchers, ambulances, paramedics, emergency rooms. Thankfully, so do dogs. Emergency animal hospitals are where we turn when things go wrong with our animals after hours. Only Hollywood gets to plan its disasters head to tail. The rest of us have to plan for the possibilities. Having a good emergency clinic on speed dial is as important as having a diligent vet for regular checkups and maintenance. I was reminded of this recently when I had a scare myself. Something was wrong with my German shepherd, Nilo. He was listless. His breathing was labored. My heart sank. It was a Sunday. Ive had sick dogs. Ive had injured dogs. Ive lost dogs to cancer. Needless to say, I was worried and anxious as I helped Nilo into the car and drove him to Mother Lode Pet Emergency Clinic in Shingle Springs, Calif. Stepping into the clinic, I was probably more nervous than Nilo, whos a pretty smooth operator in most circumstances. But on this day, he wasnt feeling well, which was obvious -and not only to me. Within seconds of our arrival, we were greeted by a nurse. Nurse Pug. She approached Nilo calmly, looked him over with gentle eyes and then and rolled onto her back. Ill never forget her soft fawn coat, her sweet, smooshed pug face or the way she seemed to say to Nilo, Dont worry. Itll be OK. Nurse Pug will take good care of you until the doctor can examine you. Turns out Nurse Pug is the antidote to waiting room disorder, the symptoms of which include nausea, digestive upset, dry mouth or extreme drooling, depending on the species. But Nurse Pug was just the beginning. Dr. Heidi Hilleary and vet tech Tessa were on duty that day. These two embody the Mother Lode mission: to provide comprehensive and compassionate expert emergency pet care. Nilo was in competent, caring hands, and that meant the world to me. When all was said and done, Nilos blood work was good. Hes healthy and at home. He has a little arthritis creeping in, which was likely the source of his discomfort. Nothing we cant manage. Can you hear my sigh of relief? The whole experience served as a reminder to me to 1) encourage dog owners to keep the number of a good emergency animal clinic on hand and 2) thank these people for the great service they provide. The people -and the pug -at Mother Lode made all the difference, and I know there are veterinarians, technicians and support staff in emergency animal hospitals across the country who work crazy hours and provide huge relief: a place to go when crisis comes at an inconvenient dedication. Thank you, Dr. Hilleary. Thank you, tech Tessa. Thank you, Nurse Pug. Thank you all.


36 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. Common Misconceptions about Wills and Trusts The following are a few common misconceptions that Akerson Law 1. Does a valid last will and testament avoid probate? No, a will does not help you avoid probate. In fact, the last will and testament is the primary tool of the probate system. A will serves as the instructions from you to the Probate Court as to how you want your property distributed. The Probate Court then ensures that all probatable assets are collected and valued. Then, after all bills and taxes are paid, the property can be distributed to your heirs in accordance with your wishes. 2. If I have a will, can my property be distributed to my heirs in a few weeks? Unfortunately, this does not happen in the vast majority of probate proceedings. Occasionally, family administration or summary administration procedures may be reduce the time period for a probate proceeding which requires formal administration. A typical formal probate administration in the State of Florida will take six (6) months to one (1) year to properly close the estate. 3. If I have a last will and testament, will my will prevent a quarrel No, even a properly drafted and authenticated will does not prevent any interested party from contesting a probate matter (including the receive). 4. Can my living trust be changed? Yes, a living trust may be changed or even eliminated so long as the trust is declared to be revocable. Some trusts are declared to be irrevocable and accordingly cannot be changed. to people with large estates? No, livple who desire to avoid the probate process which currently can be more time-consuming and costly than the administration of a living trust when someone passes on. Of course, those people with larger estates will realgreater estate tax savings. 6. If I have a living trust, do I need Internal Revenue Service? Generally, the grantor and the trustee of a revocable living trust will not need for the trust. Generally, a personal 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.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 37 Renewing the Gulfport Library: Dave MatherBy Cathy Salustri Gulfport Public Library has a new leader at the helm, and he wants to make the library a bigger part of the community. Dave Mather, a former Pasco County librarian, says he envisions the Gulfport library as an integral part of the community, and he has plans to help the library grow. Its a great place for a library and a great place to get community involvement, Mather says of the librarys physical location. When you work at a county library, its great, he says but you have several communities. You can grow a library at a city. author Tim Dorsey for a signing. Dorsey, whose books follow the adventures of Serge, a serial killer with a penchant for Florida history and culture. Dorsey will appear at the Gulfport library on September 13. In the more immediate future, Mather says he wants to revamp the childrens programs and make the library more accessible for kids and teens. He also wants to bring more e-government services to the library. Traditional libraries are great, but libraries are constantly developing, he says. His plans include adding technology programs, such as how to use an e-reader or basic computing classes, to the librarys programming. Hed also like to see a childrens computer and dedicated computers for people who need to take advantage of e-government (for example, social security forms, tax returns, and unemployment claims). Mather will apply for grants like the Library Services and Technology Act grant to help fund the cost of the computers, but feels the staff can provide much of the instruction in-house. The biggest change, though, will be the tone of the library. Im really big on customer service, Mather says. My door is always open. He says that he wants to hear from Gulfportians and encourages the community to stop by and tell him what theyd like their library to do for them. just where your grandmother goes to get history books. The library opens at 10 a.m. Monday through Saturday. It closes at 7 p.m. during the week and at 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The new head of the Gulfport Library David Mather says hes looking forward to becoming part of the community himself. Although he currently owns a home in Pasco County, he wants to move to the area. Hes excited about both Gulfport and the opportunity to serve as the citys librarian. I want to renew the library, he said, adding that when he saw the position come open, he jumped at the chance. I really like Gulfport. Business F eatur e Story $250. Service Business Car d $31.25. R eal Estat e fr om $15. Display A dvertising fr om $51.60 per issuetheG a b b e r Since 1968C ustom adver t ising for any budget. Sav e More With Frequency Discounts A dvertising@theGabber .com 72 7. 32 1. 69 65 USCG Safe Boating Program U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 78 has a 13-week continuous Safe Boating program every Tuesday, 7 p.m., Warren Webster Community Center, 1500 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach (1 mile south of Don CeSar) Start at your convenience. First day, come at 6:30 p.m. to register. Begin any Tuesday and Augusts program includes: Powering Your Boat August 7, Election No Classes August 14, Knots August 21 and Weather August 28. Cost is $40 for 13 weeks and includes new 400-pages of materials. Call Jim at 360-4846 or Phil at 865-2226. Free Ice Cream Social for Girls Only There will be a new member social for Juniorettes, a teen girls service club (Grades 8-11) on Sunday, August 12, from 1-3 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Womans Club, 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. The casual event features fun, new friends and community projects. Please help our teen Juniorettes collect much needed back to school clothing for Clothes to Kids. See and click on Juniorettes. Moms are welcome too! Contact Advisor Joanne Walker for more information by email to jbwjbw1@verizon.net. RSVP is appreciated. The St. Petersburg Juniorettes is sponsored by St. Petersburg Womans General Federation Womens Clubs.


38 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Friday 7/13 Domestic5100 Blk 14th Ave. S. Animal Call12th Ave. & 61st St. S. DisturbanceShore Blvd. & 58th St. S. Theft5000 Blk 10th Ave. S. Theft6300 Blk 13th Ave. S. Animal Call700 Blk 60th St. S. Juvenile Trouble3200 Blk 59th St. S. Abandoned Vehicle5600 Blk 17th Ave. S. Saturday 7/14 Disorderly Conduct3200 Blk 58th St. S. Assault/Battery2300 Blk 52nd St. S. Hit & Run700 Blk 51st St. S. Robbery5600 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Burglary2500 Blk 49th St. S. Shots Fired (Heard)3000 Blk 49th St. S. Suspicious Person20th Ave. & 49th St. S. Suspicious PersonBeach & Shore Blvds. S. Sunday 7/15 Person Under Inuence5100 Blk Preston Ave. S. Neighbor Problem5100 Blk 13th Ave. S. Disturbance4900 Blk 27th Ave. S. Assault/Battery49th St. & 26th Ave. S. Disturbance800 Blk 53rd St. S. Monday 7/16 Disorderly Conduct5700 Blk 18th Ave. S. Vandalism6300 Blk 14th Ave. S. Theft5600 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Animal Call18th Ave. & 55th St. S. Animal Call4900 Blk 18th Ave. S. Burglary Residence1200 Blk 63rd St. S. Domestic1000 Blk 60th St. S. Harassing Phone CallsLocation Withheld. Disturbance3000 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Tuesday 7/17 Accident with InjuriesGulfport Blvd. & 51st St. S. Burglary Business1100 Blk 49th St. S. Keep the Peace1800 Blk 50th St. S. Juvenile Trouble56th St. & Shore Blvd. S. Fraud/Forgery5300 Blk 13th Ave. S. Animal Call5500 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Domestic5100 Blk Preston Ave. S. Neighbor Problem1700 Blk 58th St. S. Person Under Inuence3000 Blk 54th St. S. Wednesday 7/18 Prowler1800 Blk 52nd St. S. Disorderly Conduct4900 Blk 31st Ave. S. Animal Call5200 Blk Tangerine Ave. S. Trespass4900 Blk 31st Ave. S. Animal Call2600 Blk Tifton St. S. Domestic700 Blk 58th St. S. Domestic5200 Blk 12th Ave. S. Animal Call16th Ave. & 53rd St. S. Theft5200 Blk 29th Ave. S. Animal Call4900 Blk 28th Ave. S. Domestic4900 Blk 31st Ave. S. Disturbance2600 Blk 44th St. S. Thursday 7/19 Domestic5600 Blk Tangerine Ave. S. Domestic5100 Blk 16th Ave. S. Theft5700 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Burglary VehicleBeachway MHP. Prowler1200 Blk 63rd St. S. Harassing Phone CallsLocation Withheld. Animal Call5500 Blk 17th Ave. S. DUI2800 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Person Under Inuence1800 Blk 50th St. S. Beverly Johnson, left, of Gulfport and niece Terry Nicoladse of Greenwich, CT at Town Hall, St. George, Bermuda, May 17. They sailed from New York on the Norwegian Star.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 39 Try your hand at Sudoku Pick a Pair Special on Sibling Felines Here is a great opportunity to adopt a pair of related kitties at a special summer rate. One-year-old sisters, Shyla and Sheena are striking brown Tabbies. Sisters Kara and Sophie are two-year-old black and white beauties. Caleb and Collette are brother and sister Tabbies; while Collette has remained petite, Caleb part Maine Coon is a big 20 lb. boy. These related pairs just want to be loved and will be a wonderful addition to some lucky families All Save Our Strays cats have been spayed/neutered, are current on their shots and are microchipped. To learn how you can reap the rewards offered by SOSs Adopt a Related Pair special, please call 727-481-5262 for details. Save Our Strays is a no-kill, nonabandoned cats and kittens. Check out other adoptable cats at saveourstraysinc.com. Can you open up your heart and your home and give a pair of kitties the life they deserve? Azalea Community Fresh Market The Azalea Recreational Center is the home of the Azalea Community Fresh Market on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located in the Tyrone area, the market has fresh produce, arts and crafts, foods of all sorts, activities for the kids, a variety of music and much more. The Azalea Community Fresh Market is offering weekly or monthly booths rates, 30 spots air conditioned inside and outside booth spaces out more information and become a vendor or volunteer please call Joe and Kathy Irizarry at 7 27-492-4789. Caregiver Education and Support If youre caring for a family member or friend with an advanced illness, emotional support with Suncoast Hospices caregiver programs. Youll learn safe, hands-on techniques from Suncoast Hospice professionals as well as connect with communities of caregivers who care about your wellbeing. Caregiver programs include: Receive caregiving instruction using on-site medical equipment and a life-sized mannequin. Second Wednesday of the month, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Suncoast Hospice community service center, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd, Clearwater. Fee $20. convenient conference line from anywhere to share stories and tips with caregivers. Every Tuesday of the month, noon to 1 p.m. Phone: 1-888394-8197 Passcode: 123950. Free. caregivers for coffee, conversation and support at Suncoast Hospices community service centers and other locations across Pinellas. Frequent dates. No registration required. Free. books on illness, caregiving, inspiration and more topics at Suncoast Hospices community service centers. Free. Visit the suncoasthospice.org events caregiver programs. For information, call Julie Douglass, 727-523-2400. Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r


40 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 Named after Charlie Chaplin, this black and white mediumhaired kitty has an impressive moustache. At 3 months, Charlie adores affection and is great with children, other cats and dogs. Playing with his littermates is a favorite pastime, too. Charlie will be a great family pet for some lucky household. To learn how you can meet Charlie call 727-481-5262 or visit saveourstraysinc.com. Save Our Strays Limbo ChihuahuasIts Chili time. Chili is a lovable and friendly Chihuahua, about 6 years old, who loves cats, dogs, his foster family and everyone else. He loves walking on his leash, riding in the car and playing with other dogs. Chili just enjoys life. He would be best with adults or in a family with children over 8. To adopt Chili, please contact Megan at bonoball@tampabay.rr.com or call 727-423-0226 or apply on website: www.limbochihuahuas.yolasite.com. homes. SPCA Pet of the WeekMeet Boots! Not only is he handsome, he is very sweet. He is an absolute lap lover. He is 3 years old and just waiting for that forever lap to lounge in! If you are looking for a true buddy come adopt Boots for $45, we will send you home with everything you need. Meet Boots at SPCA Tampa Bay; 9099 130th Avenue North in Largo. SPCATampaBay.org. Betty is a 3 year old 63 lb. pit mix with colors of mostly black with white socks. She is a fun and loving dog with an outgoing personality that goes along with her big smile and would do well in a home with older children. You must own your own home to adopt Betty. She is available for adoption at Pet Pal Animal Shelter at 405 22nd Street S. in St. Petersburg. Call 727-3287738 or visit www.petpalanimalshelter.com. Pet Pal Animal Shelter Shop for a Cause Benets Strays A $5 donation to Save Our Strays offers you a special one-day shopping opportunity. Mark Saturday August 25, 2012 on your calendar for Macys 7th annual Shop for a Cause, which nationwide. Here is how it works: Purchase a $5 shopping pass from Save Our Strays; the $5 directly The Pass provides the recipient with a 25 percent discount on regular and clearance merchandise. The Shopping Pass also offers an extra 10 percent savings on electronics, addition, bearer of Pass is eligible to register for a $500 Macys gift card. The Pass can be used at Macys Tyrone Mall. Whats more, it is good at all Macys stores throughout the country, which makes is a great little gift to send to family and friends. For details visit www.Macys/ shopforacause.com. You can obtain a Macys Shop for a Cause Shopping Pass at Save Our Strays adoption sites at PetSmart. Your Pass can be mailed to you by sending a $5 check made out to Save Our Strays, Inc. along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Save Our Strays, Inc., P.O. Box 373, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785. For further information about supporting animals in need and taking advantage of this once-a-year shopping special, call 727-481-5262. Donate your old Cell Phones Put your old cell phones to good use. The phones are given to seniors without cell phones. This enables them to dial 911 in an emergency. All surplus phones will be recycled with proceeds given to the Friends of the Sunshine Center for senior programs. Drop them off at the Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth Street N. or Carol Radin 893-7102 for more information.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 41 Automotive Service ON YOUR SIDE AUTO & MARINEMobile Mechanic doing Everything From A/C and Power Windows to Repairing Under the Hood. Call (Warranty Warren). Serving Treasure Island and surrounding areas. 727-2883864 for an estimate. Caregivers WWW.SENIOR-RIDE.COMProviding trips to the market, senior center, long distance, errands, etc. INFO@SENIORRIDE.COM Jerry, 727-417-0415. LOVING COMPANION CAREGIVER-Transportation, errands, meals, meds, pet care. All Shifts available. Call Donna 727-954-7316. CAREGIVER/HHA-Personal care, Transportation, Meals etc. 25yrs. Experience, Compassionate and Dependable with References. Call 727-488-4586 or 727-822-8445. CAREGIVER/COMPANION -Experienced, compassionate, will make life alot better. Days & nights. Excellent references. Call 727-5300296, 813-952-8573. STAY OUT OF A NURSING HOMEBay Area Care Offers Live-Ins, Hourly Care for in-home help. Lic. 5969. Call 727-424-1979. LOVING, CARING CNA/HHA-for in Home Care. FT/PTor Live-In. Experienced, Transportation, Shopping, Errands, Appointments, plus Cleaning 727-709-6616. Cleaning/Housekeeping CALL CONNIE!-She Can do Anything. Clean, Cook, Adult Sit or Baby Sit (Former Day Care Owner/Operator and Former Certied Nurses Aid). Highly recommended by the Faylore Apartments. All for Only $12.00 per hr. 4hr. minimum. 727-345-1520. AWESOME CLEANING SERVICE-Windows, Errands, Yard Work, Laundry, General Cleaning. Commercial/Residential. Reasonable Rates. Ask for Darlene for a Thorough Clean 727-851-3447. M&M RESIDENTIAL/BUSINESS-Move-out Cleaning. No Job to Small. Please Call 727452-6120 or 727-743-4281. 35yrs. Experience and Beach Resident. Free Estimates and Great References.NATURALLY HOUSEPROUDResidential Cleaning Services. Natural plant based 100% biodegradable cleaning products used. Houses, condos, apartments & rentals. Services: One-Time, Weekly/bi-weekly, Monthly/bi-monthly, Move-in/Move-Out. Discounts Veterans & Seniors! Licensed/Bonded/ Insured. Free Estimates. Call 727-954-3332 or visit www.naturallyhouseproud.net. HEIDIS DETAILED CLEANINGSpecializing in Residential/Commercial, Carpet Cleaning, Windows, too. Available Weekends. Licensed/ Insured/Bonded. Please Call for free Estimate. Gift Certicates Available. www.stpetersburgcleaningcompany.com 727-254-1950. Computer Service $35 SERVICE CALLSBy Microsoft Certied Techs. First 15 minutes free. 727-217-0891. 2509 38th Ave. N., M-F 8:30-5p.m. Saturday 10-2. Electrical AC ELECTRIC 727-345-3108Over 30 years. Experience. Residential & Commercial. New or Remodel work, Service Upgrades, Lightning Arrestors, Fans and Lighting Installed. State License #ER0007653. Handy Person EXTREME HANDYMANSmall, Big, All Jobs. Affordable Rates, Friendly Reliable Service. 25 Years Experience in Most Fields. Call Jamie, 727-254-1392. GERMAN HANDYMAN-30+ Years Experience, Any Job, Any Time, Nights, Weekends. Reasonable, Reliable, Honest, Guaranteed. Free Estimates, Senior Citizens Discount, 727-432-8369. CARPENTER DEPENDABLE!Have Tools Will Travel Trustworthy. Doors, Decks/Eaves/Rotted Wood, Etc. 25 Year Gabber Advertiser. Free Estimates, Lic. C-5754. 727-821-9973. CLEAN OUT-CLEAN UP APTS.Houses, Handyman, Yard Work, Cut Small Lots, Palm Trees, Trim & Rake, Hauling. Call Sylvester, 727-460-8721. Accounting Cleaning/Housekeeping TRUTECH SOLUTIONS 727-343-2838In-Home Services: Internet Security, Training, Virus & SpyWare Removal, Maintenance & Repair, Data Recovery. (PC & Mac). Computer Service


42 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 HANDYMAN SERVICESFree Estimates. We Do It all! You Dont Pay Anything Till Job is Complete, Great References! 727-688-9565. Licensed/Insured. HANDYMAN WE DO IT ALL!-40yrs. Restoration Experience. By the Hour or By the Job Pricing. Honest, Reliable and Guaranteed Work. 727-565-7184 or 727-289-6298. VETERAN USMCFather of Six, Great Attitude, Hard Working Available to do Any Type of Quality/Skilled work. Gulfport Resident. 386-878-9408. Heat/Air Conditioning 727 Licensed & Insured. Class A #C AC058721August SpecialWe Ser vice All Makes and Models!Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Free Estimates and 2nd OpinionsCoupons must be presented at time of ser vice. One per customer Coupon good only M-F Business Hours We are Rolling Back to 2000 PricesT une & Checks $3995FREE: Est. on New EquipmentFREE: UV Light Systems w/ Purchase of System($695 value) Home Improvement GIANT MART 5485 HAINES RD. 33714We buy and sell windows, doors, aluminum awnings. Screens made or rescreened fast. 526-1494. Handy Person PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. Heat/Air Conditioning Heat/Air Conditioning


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 43 A OLD TIME ROOFING CO. Residential, Commercial. All Types, Shingle & Tile Specialists. Old Time Workmanship & Integrity. Let A Old-Timer Do It! For all Veterans up to $450* Rebate. Licensed RCC0051451 and Insured. 824-9996. Call for Details. RESCREENING-1 Panel OK. Window Screens, Pool Cages, Sunrooms, Screen Rooms, Carports, Hurricane Windows/Screens, Concrete Slabs, Sot/Facia. Visa/Master Card, Free Estimates. 727-804-4300. RX11066857. 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. JEFFS LAWN & TREE SERVICE-Quality Work Always, Fair Prices Guaranteed. Veterans Discount 727-608-0231. God Bless. Coppolas/Y utzy Tr ee ServiceW eve Merged322-0890 CER TIFIED ARBORISTVisit www .Y utzyT reeSer vice .comLicensed Insured Wo rk mans Comp 60+Ye ars Combined Experi ence Lic.# FL-0203ACommerical and Residential JEFFS LAWN SERVICEMowing, Trimming, Edging, Blowing, Yard Clean-ups. Leaf and Debris removal. ALSO: Odd jobs. Reasonable rates, 727-341-0185, 727-202-6202 Moving/Hauling DANS HAULING-727-341-1135. Full Service Clean-ups. Drop Off Trailers. Painting Plumbing SMALL JOB PLUMBINGSeniors Discounts, CFC1427888 Low Rates 727-522-2508 LINGOS PLUMBING RELIABLE-Repairs, Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning, Remodels, New Construction, Better Business Bureau Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-9523. Home Improvement LAWN & HAULAffordable Prices. Roof Clean ing, Mowing, Hedge/Tree Trimming, Brush Removal, Code Violation Clean-Ups, Debris Hauling. Dependable. Senior Discounts. Dave, 727-215-2229. Lawn/Landscape PINNIX PAINTING INC. Interior, Exterior. In Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates. Commercial Residential References Upon Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293. PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. Painting


44 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 EXPERIENCED MAIDS For Private Homes & Condos. Drivers Only w/Clean License. Excellent Rate of Pay. 727-363-1074. P/T SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDCity of Gulfport. Responsible for regulating vehicular trafc at designated crossings, assisting children in crossing the street, making sure that pedestrians (especially children) obey trafc and safety regulations, and reporting trafc hazards to police ofcers. $9.58/Hr. Backgrounds, drug screenings and physicals will be conducted. Applications accepted until the position is lled. Apply to: City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S., or via fax (727) 893-1005. E.O.E. 2 GOOD ROOFERS NEEDED-Pay Commensurate w/Ability. Prefer Drivers License. Call 458-4355. CLEANING PEOPLE-Needed for HouseCleaning Company, P/T Days. Must have 1yr.+ Experience, Good Pay. Must have Transportation. Call 727-743-0701 after 6p.m. DRIVERS: LOCAL, GREAT PAY-& Benets. Home everyday. Pd. Holidays/Vac. 401K. CDLA. w/X end. School grads. Accepted 866-3583937. Automotive 1989 BUICK CENTURY-4dr. 6cyl, AC, Runs Great! High Mileage. $900. obo 727-321-9663 1993 FORD EXPLORERRuns Good, $1000. 727-420-2783. 1997 BORN FREE MOTOR HOME-25ft. 75,000 miles. Must See! $13,000 obo Call 727-347-1047 Leave Msg. 2003 SATURN VUE$6500. 1998 Lincoln Towncar, $5400 o.b.o. 727-709-6616. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965.REWARD $400MIN. $CASH NOW$For Junk or Used Cars Trucks Vans. Honest Same day service. Free Towing. 727-564-0831 or 727-458-3721. Cycles/Scooters HARD ROCK CASINO PRIZEScooter Buddy 125CC Orange, Brand New, $2600. Value. $1995. obo 727-481-5300 or 727-384-1361. BEIGE SOFA, RECLINER-$250. Washer & Dryer (still under Warranty) $500. for pair. 727667-9521. General POWER CHAIRVanguard w/chairlift. Recently Serviced. New Battery, Like New. 1/2 retail price, $3100. Oxygen Concentrator (Airline Approved), Eclipse 3 Autostat, Sequal, 6 Mos. on Manufacturers Warranty, used 5-6 times only. $2000. 727-459-5537. CRAFTSMAN RIDING LAWN TRACTOR-LT 1000 18 OHV. Needs Batteries $430. 727322-1300. 2 MATCHING 20 YEAH! FOLDING-Bikes. $160. (both). Shimano brakes. 6 speed. Perfect for RVs, Condos. Folds easily in Trunk. Excellent Condition. 727-455-3556. GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. POP UP CAMPER2004 Starcraft, Dinette slides out. Sleeps 6-8. Cold A/c, heat, 3-way refrgerator. built in Ice chest. Very good condition. $4,000. 727-384-6242 Health & Fitness INSTITUTE OF HEALING ARTSNon-Prot Low Cost Counseling & Phychotherapy. Meditation Classes, Marriage/Family Counseling. By Donation. Insurance Accepted. By Reservation/ Appt. only. Call Jeri 727-374-3092. Marine BOAT SLIPS FOR RENT-From 25 to 55 Sail of Power. $7.55/F. Easy Access to Gulf. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach 727-641-6465. COVERED BOAT SLIPS-for rent near the Madeira Beach McDonalds/American Legion. Gated Community, annual lease includes dock box, water, and electricity. No live-a-boards. Rates range for $96.67 to $114.23 per month (28 foot maximum). Call 727-397-1164 for information, Monday-Friday, 8a.m.-3p.m. Pets/Animals DOG GROOMING WORKSHOP 1/2 PRICELearn to Groom Your Dog Like a Pro. BYOD. August 11th, 11a.m.-4p.m. Limited Space. Grooming Small Dog $22.00 (1st Visit). 727517-9546. Wanted WANTED OLD AUDIO-Old Receivers, Reel to Reel + Tapes, Tube Amps. Old Studio Gear, Any Condition. Collector 727-421-4019. Legal Notices FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE Notice is hereby given that John P. Bailey, desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name GREENBRIAR STABLES, located in Pinellas County, Florida, intends to register said name with the Division of Corporations, Florida Department of State, pursuant to Florida Statutes Section 865.09. July 26, 2012. FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Alan Santos, desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name Santos Consulting located in Pinellas County, Florida, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations, Florida Department of State, pursuant to section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes. July 26, 2012. FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Douglas Summers, desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name PackTiteRentals.com located in Pinellas County, Florida, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations, Florida Department of State, pursuant to section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes. July 26, 2012. PLACE YOUR AD HERE$15.00 for 20 words, includes notarized afdavit of publication and tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965. Yard/Garage Sale 5518 21ST AVE. N.-Fri. & Sat. 8am.-2pm. Tools, Windows, Stainless Sink, Holiday, Etc. 5421 DARTMOUTH AVE. N.-St. Pete 33710 Saturday 7:30am.-3:00pm. Household Items. MULTI FAMILY SALE-Fri. & Sat. 8am.-2pm. 1224 60th St. S. (near Stetson). Tools, Vintage, Sewing Machine, Clothes. MULTI-FAMILY 1318 58TH ST. S.Sat. 9-2. Retired shing guides, rods, reels, clothes (Kids & Ladies), shoes, tupperware, kids toys, Wilton cake pans, laptop & lots of misc. BENEFIT SALE FOR PET PALOar House Courtyard, 4807 22nd Ave. S. Saturday 9-? HUGE RUMMAGE SALE-First United Methodist Church in Downtown St. Petersburg. 8am 2pmFriday 8/3 Saturday 8/4 Last Hour of Sale, 1p.m.-2pm. Lunch Available. Fill a Bag for a Buck! In Church Basement, 212 3rd St. N. Help Wanted Furniture/Appliances Wanted


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 45 INDOOR YARD SALEEnjoy a yard sale in air conditioned comfort. Collectibles, gadgets, household items & more! St. Petersburg Garden Club. 500 Sun set Dr. S. St. Petersburg, Fl 33707. Friday Aug. 3rd. 9am.-3pm. Saturday Aug 4th 9am.-1pm. DOWNSIZING SALE-Nice stuff at nice prices! What a concept! Fri. & Sat. 8-3p.m. (raindate Aug. 3&4). 6129 3rd Ave. S. 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. L.B. POWERFUL PRAYER TO Holy Spirit Holy Spirit, you who solves all problems, who lights all roads so that I can attain my goal, you who give me the divine gifts to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances of my life you are with me, I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things and conrm once again that I never want to be separated from you, even in spite of all material illusions. I wish to be with you, in eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer for 3 consecutive days. After 3 days the favor requested will be granted, even if it may appear difcult. This prayer must be published immediately after the favor is granted, without mentioning the favor, only your initials should appear at the bottom. L. B. 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 L.B. MAY THE SACRED Heart of Jesus be adored, gloried, loved, and preserved throughout the world. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. Blessed Mother, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. Say this prayer for nine days, nine times a day. Then publish this prayer. Thank You, Jesus. L.B. NEVER FAILING PRAYER TO ST. MICHAEL St. Michael, the Archangel, Defend Us In Battle; Be Our Defense Against the Wickedness and Snares of the Devil. May God Rebuke Him We Humbly Pray; and Do You Oh Prince of the Heavenly Host, By the Power of God, Thrust Into Hell Satan and the Other Evil Spirits Who Prowl About the World For the Ruin of Souls. Amen. St. Michael, I Resort to Your Protection and in My Faith, Offer This Light Which Shall Burn Every Tuesday. Comfort Me in My Difculties and While Lodging in the House of Our Savior Intercede for Me and My Family That We Will Be Able to Hold God Close to Our Hearts and Be Provided for in All of Our Necessities. I Beseech You, to Have Innite Pity in Regard to Favors I ask of You (Name Them) So That I May Be Able To Overcome All Difculties as You Did the Dragons at Your Feet. Our Father (Say 3 Times). Hail Mary (Say 3 Times). Glory Be (Say 3 Times). This Prayer is to be Said 9 Tuesdays, in Succession and Each Tuesday a Candle Shal Be Lighted and a Copy of This Prayer Lft in the Church to Help Another Soul in Distress and Support the Devotion to St. Michael. This Miraculous Saint Grants Everything, No Matter How Difcult, Before the Termination of 9 Tuesdays. L.B. Yard/Garage Sale MAY THE SACRED Heart of Jesus be adored, gloried, loved, and preserved throughout the world. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. Blessed Mother, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. Say this prayer for ni net days, nine times a day. Then publish this prayer. Thank You, Jesus. G.F. Card of Thanks Happy Talk


46 Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 BAY ISLAND CONDO-1BR/1.5BA. 1st. oor with Beautiful Waterviews! Pool, Clubhouse. New Carpet. Washer/Dryer. $850/Mo. +$850/ Security. Available 8/1 630-732-1052. GULFPORT 1BR/1BA-in Tri-Plex. Living Room/Dining, Large Backyard. Recently Updated. Parking. Two Available, $600/$750/Mo. plus. Private Entrance and off St. Parking 727345-9620. 2BR/1.75BA MARINA AREA HOUSECHA, Large Deck, Fenced Yard. Clean. $925/Mo. $700/Sec. 727-417-1462. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. PASADENA 2BR APT. DUPLEX$695/Mo. Central Location. (2nd Ave. S./66th St. Area) Ceramic Floors, Large Yard, Quiet & Safe. 727-459-4579. 1 BEDROOM DUPLEX APT.Gulfport, Near Beach, Carpeted, Fans, Deck, Backyard, AC, $550/Mo. + Security, Plus Utilities. Anita 727871-0035. 1BR/1BA DUPLEXwith New Paint & Carpet. Private Front Porch, Large Backyard. 4942 14th Ave. So. $600/Mo. No Dogs. 262-5396110. HISTORIC GULFPORT VILLAGE HOMECompletely Renovated home in quiet location on large oversized lot. 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, sunny family room, eat-in kitchen, laundry room w/d incl. References and deposit required. $1350/Mo. 774-279-0299. WATERFRONT GATED-Condo. Year Round Rental 55+, 1BR/1BA, Renovated. Pools and Tennis. Small Pet, $750Mo. Non Refundable $50. Credit Check. 727-479-4807. SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCIES -All utilities included. $100/wk. and up. Also need PT Handyman and/or Housekeeper. Possible livein. 727-289-3588. GULFPORT 1BR APT.-Newly Redecorated! Perfect for Student or Retiree. Clean, Comfortable, Compact. Shady Courtyard setting plus private patio. On-site Laundry and Parking. $575/Mo. (1yr. lease w/rst mo. +sec. dep.) 702 64th St. S. (between Gulfport Blvd. and Central Ave.) Call 727-343-7921 for Appt. TOWN SHORES WATERFRONT-large 1BR, almost 1100sqft. Furnished, over 55. Patio, steps to pool on the bay Rent includes cable, wi-, w/s/g. Covered parking. Call 727-2046767. Available now. FIVE TOWNS PRINCETON BLDG.-55+ 2BR2/BA, End Unit, W/D, Carport, Cable, Gas Included. 6 Pools, 2 Clubhouses. $850/Mo. 727-408-0793 LARGE 3BR2BA CORNER CONDOW/D, Formal Dining, Screened Porch, Gated, 55+, Pool. $775/Mo. Call Denise, AMERICTECH REALTY, 727-776-5430. 7401 5TH AVE. N.-1BR $550. (2nd r). Small complex. Storage and Covered Parking Available. Onsite Laundry. Pets negotiable. 727251-5546. TOWN SHORESAnnual/Seasonal. Nottingham Bldg. 2BR/2BA 1250sqft. End Unit, Magnicent Views. Brand new carpet, paint & tile. Available Furnished/ Unfurnished. 678-222-8403. ISLA CLUB BAHIA 2BR/2BA, Furnished, Fantastic View, Summer Rental $2000/Mo., 2 Month Minimum. Broadwater 727-867-5536. shellrealty@aol.com 1BR/1BA UNFURNISHED -Covered Parking $750/Mo. Annual. Also 1BR/1BA Furnished. Includes boat slip for $1050/Mo. 727-867-5536 shellrealty@aol.com S. PASADENA NEAR STETSON LAWSchool. 2BR/1BA House, Den, Garage, Screened Porch. Excellent condition. Not far from Beach. $895/Mo. 727-345-7036 or 727946-3331. Furnished Rentals GULFPORT FURNISHED HOUSE Fully Furnished 2BR/2BA Across from Marina for Short-Term Rental. Pet Friendly. 727-3280203. Accommodations to Share LARGE HOUSE TO SHAREGreat Location, Your Own Bedroom & Bath, All Utilities & Cable Included. Must Like Cats. Background Check, 1st & Last Month. Call 727-238-4462. RETIRED FEMALE SCHOOL-Teacher wishes to Share her Lovely 2BR/2BA Condo right on St. Pete Beach. Beautiful Bldg., Pool, Patio, BBQ, Exercise room, Hospitality room, Lounge area with Huge TV. Parking, Cable, Internet, Utilities Included. Character and Credentials Checked. Male or Female. $800/Mo. 727-360-8115. Real Estate for Rent Real Estate for Rent PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965. Open House TOWNHOUSE CONDO3445 41st Terr. S. 55+ Gated. 2BR/2.5BA, Kitchen with Washer/Dry er/Dishwasher. 1325sqft., orida room. Free Cable, Pool, Tennis. $775/Mo. 727-289-8814.


Gabber July 26 August 1, 2012 47 SOLDContract P ending Contract Pe nding Contract Pe nding Contract P endingOpen House Thursday 11:30-1:30pm. Annie Thompson, Realtor Open House Thursday 11:30-1:30pm. Annie Thompson, RealtorOpen House Sunday 1-3pmSold! Sold!Open House Sunday 1 3pm. Darren Owens, RealtorSold! Sold! Gr oton #309 1 Bed, 1 bath Wa terfront Condo, Standard Floor Plan, Nicely Furnished, Move in read y................................................................................$850 Hampton #214 2 Bed, 2 bath (unusual), Open Floor Plan, P anoramic Wa ter Views F rom All 20 Windows Large Open Kitchen, Steps To P ool & Carport.........................$1200 Lancaster #112 2 bed, 2 bath, Deluxe Beautiful Interior Furnished, Updated View of Marina, Pa tio, P ark at Door No P ets ..................... ...............................$1000 Lancaster #604 1 Bed, 1 bath, Deluxe Model, Furnished............................................................................................................................... ....................................... $825 Nottingham #601 2 Bed, 2 bath, W est Corner Furnished, Beautiful P anoramic Views of St. Pe te Beach, Carport.......................................................................... $1200 ANNUAL RENT ALS #1 #1TOWN SHORES #1 REAL EST A TE OFFICEWE HA VE RENT ALS AV AILABLE!Sellers Expr ess Is Looking For Annual and Seasonal Rentals... Please Call My Of fice... 727-347-0187 TOWN SHORES OF GULFPOR T CONDOS AV AILABLE 55+ COMMUNITYA valon #103 1 Bed/1 Bath, Deluxe Floor Plan, nicely updated, Carport...P atio available in this 1st floor unit, pet building............................................. $89,000 A valon #206 1 Bed/1 Bath, Standard, completely updated, furnished, park at curb pet building.............................................. ...................................... $69,500 A valon #212 1 Bed/1 Bath, Custom Condo, Newer Kitchen & Bath, Recessed Lighting, Stereo System, W ood Floors, Carport, Tu rn Key.......................... $119,500 Bar clay #305 2 Bed/2 Bath, Standard, Newer Carpet & A/C, Carport............................................................................................................................... ............ $82,500 Chatham #411 1 Bed/1.5 Bath, Deluxe unit, updated, furnished, move in read y, carport and car............................................................................................... $69,000 Diplomat #412 3 Bed/2.5 Bath, Corner Unit, F abulous Views, Carport, NEW PRICE, OWNER MO TIV A TED!............................................................................................ $209,000 Diplomat #602 2 Bed/2 Bath Split Plan w/Master on the Wa ter Oak Kitchen, New Carpet, P aint, Shutters and Carport. W ell priced at.................................. $140,000 Diplomat #902 2 Bed/2 Bath Split Plan w/Master on the Wa ter W ood Floors, New Custom Kitchen w/Granite Countertops Security Shutters Carport........ $155,900 Embassy #607 1 Bed/1.5 Bath, Deluxe Unit, Updated, Move in Read y, Bay Views, NEW PRICE........................................................................................................ $115,000 Gr oton #208 1 Bed/1 Bath, Standard Unit, Newly P ainted, Updated, Wa ter Views, NEW PRICE............................................................................................... $59,500 Gr oton #212 1 Bed/1 Bath, Deluxe Unit, Sparkling Southern Marina Wa ter Views, Tu rn Key Newer Windows, Furnished, Carport...................................... $69,000 Gr oton #312 1 Bed/1 Bath, Deluxe Floor Plan, Carport Marina Wa ter Views, NEW PRICE........................................................................................................ $59,000 Hampton #214 W est end unit, 1420 s.f., Prime location next to pool, full water views, large living/dining room, eat-in kitchen, covered parking, Owner eager to sell!! NEW PRICE Reduction............................................................................................................................... ......................................................$174,500Lancaster #211 1 Bed/1Bath, Deluxe Unit, Beautiful Northern Marina Wa ter Views, Newly Updated Kitchen Clean, Furnished, Carport................................. $88.500 Windsor #803 2 Bed/2 Bath, Deluxe Floor Plan, beautifully updated, Kitchen and Baths, craftman quality Hurricane Shutter Carport Open Bay Views of Boca Ceiga Bay ............................................................................................. .......................................................... $184,900 Contract Pe nding Sold! Darren Owens, Realtor, 727-448-9174 Darren Owens, Realtor 727-448-9174 Open Sunday July 8th 1 -4pm-To wn Shores Suzanne Olson, PA Realto r 727-641-2887 Suzanne Olson, PARealto r727-641-2887 727 641 288 7 727 641 288 7 727 641 2887 Call Today Market Is Changing Call Today Market Is Changing 2630 Miriam Street Gulfport. Dollhouse, 2005-2010 To tal Update including C/H/A, Roof, Windows and To tal Interior Remodel. Fenced in back yard, sliding glass doors across th e back of the house to patio. Profitable short term rental or fun weekend get a wa y. $134,000Also A vailable: 1201 28th A venue North 3/2/2 Great Neighborhood between Allendale and W oodlawn. Double Lot, 2010 T ile Roof, New Kitchen and Master Bath. Dont wait on this one! 8693 Bardmoore #10 2 2 Bedroom/2 Bath villa with screened porch and patio. Newer Kitchen, fresh paint, tile in living areas. Just across the back lawn to the pool. No age restrictions, pets welcome. Priced to sell quickly at $96,000.7740 Boca Ciega Drive #106, St.Pete Beach Large Deeded Boat Slip w/Sailboat Wa ter. Just bring toothbrush, To tal Remodel, Furnished. Call about new info on dock improvements. $174,900To wn Shores, W oodlawn, Bay Island, St. P ete BeachCall for Details To wn Shores, W oodlawn, Bay Island, St. P ete BeachCall for DetailsUnder Contract: 7300 Sun Island Dr .#704 2/2 List Price $225,000 / 5980 Shore Blvd.#410 Diplomat List Price $125,000 850 23rd Av e. No., List Price $250,000 / 250 126th Av e.#202, Tr esure Island, List Price $99,000 / 5575 Gulf Blvd., 2/2 List Price $180,000 / 141 1 67th Av e. 3/2/2 List Price $145,000 / 5980 Shore Blvd. South, #101 1 $159,700 Open Sunda y Noon 3 pm PENTHOUSE BALCONY CONDO Town Shores Buckingham, Furnished, 2/2, W/D, Underbuilding parking. $289,000 o.b.o. No Re altors. 727-347-9690 or 727-543-8139. Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale


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