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No. 2303 March 28 April 3, 2013 Call f or an appointment727-343-3132 SpringFest in Horan ParkFaith Blevins, 8, tries out a night vision scope mounted on a helmet, courtesy of the Pinellas County Sheriffs Ofce SWAT team. The Blevins live in Pinellas Park. Saturday morning, St. Pete Beach held its annual SpringFest in Horan Park. In addition to music and food, the city had different city, county and Ghostbuster vehicles on hand for a touch-a-truck event, a bounce house, and crafts for kids. More Photos, page 42 Everything Including the Kitchen SinkBetty Marron sorts through pots, pans, and other nautically-geared things at the Gulfport Marina Nautical Flea Market Saturday morning. The Marron family used to keep their boat at the Gulfport marina; they live in Buffalo and took a break from their vacation in Palmetto to drive up for the nautical ea market. Other tables had sinks, engine parts, cleats, and other marinethemed items. Gulfport Begins Budget Process Expect a 25% increase in water bills, courtesy of St. Petersburg. Here are some other highlights of last Thursdays budget discussion. department. Were very thin, staff-wise, City Manager Jim OReilly said. that the city is maxed out on events, and Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke asked if the city should hire a full time employee to coordinate events suggested passing the cost of events on to the events themselves. of options for making money, but, the city manager said, theres been some growth in the general fund. water from the City of Gulfport. The city buys that water from St. Petersburg. In St. Petersburg for providing water and sewer services expires. At that time, St. Petersburg could raise rates as much as 25%. Administrative Services Director Terry Gould told the council See Budget, page 3
2 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Large Dog Park Closes for Maintenance for general maintenance. Large dogs will use the small dog park on Tuesday and Thursday while small dogs will have the Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. They appreciate your patience throughout this process. Please contact Bob the park. Easter Production at Park Place Wesleyan will present One Day, an Easter www.ppwc.org.
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 3 JAS Budget, from front pagetheres a need to have a discussion about water and sewer rates...as you can see we are some of the lowest rates. Theres a lot of assumptions in those, the city manager cautioned. If thats something youd like me to prepare, I can do that. I have no problem with that. Its going to be very broad. asked the city manager how long it would take to move the police department to 49th Street and make the marina upgrades if the city did not borrow the money. The city manager told her he could do one of the two if the city brought it reserve savings down to the charter-mandated 25% of the annual budget. Rays Opening Day Rally Tuesday, April 2 from noon to 3 p.m. music with the Troy Duncan Band, kids activities, merchandise, grilled sandwiches and hot dogs, prizes and more will help fans get in the spirit for what they anticipate a championshipbound season for the Rays. Come out and support the home team! The Rays Opening Day Game vs. the Baltimore Orioles begins at tickets at www.RaysBaseball.com. Easter Sunday Service St. Petersburg Community Church invites you to join them Easter celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Join them at 9 a.m. for a free pancake breakfast served in their Fellowship Hall. A special puppet show will help tell the message of the resurrection in worship with a will also be provided for children infant age 4. The event is free. The concert will take place at the church St. Petersburg. For more information, or visit www.gracetograce.org. Easter Sunrise Service Easter Sunrise Service, presented by Christ the Cornerstone Church, will be held at Gulfport Beach Shelter #7 at 7 a.m. All are welcome.
4 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Gulfport Workshop Schedule Changes Council will now hold its workshops at 4 in the afternoon. council meeting, council will hold a regularly scheduled workshop. On the Thursday following the second council meeting, the council has the option to hold a second workshop. This will start next week. Who Represents Gulfport Outside Gulfport workshop, Gulfport city council discussed which members of the council would represent Gulfport at organizations outside the city. Although Ward Four Councilmember Michael Fridovich said he had an in with the Suncoast League of Cities, Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke suggested Ward Two Councilwoman Christine Brown as the voting member. Any councilmember, including Councilman Fridovich, may attend but may not vote. The council will decide on this in April. St. Pete Beach Gets a New Vice Mayor and New Suncoast League of Cities Rep Based on seniority and who had not yet served, the St. Pete Beach city commission voted in favor of making Commissioner Lorraine Huhn (Disctrict One) the vice mayor. Commissioner Melinda Pletcher, the new new District Four representative, will take over for the former District Four Commissioner, Bev Garnett, as the citys representative for the Suncoast League of Cities. Free Easter Egg Hunt will host a free family Easter Egg snow cones and a visit with the
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 5 Pot Luck Supper and Elections Members and the public are invited to annual pot luck supper held in Scout Hall adjacent to the Historical Museum. Ham, coffee and cold drinks will be provided by to bring a dessert or covered dish. will be held at the same time. All Board members are up for election. News from the Gulfport Historical Society Apply for City of South Pasadena $1,000 Scholarship South Pasadena residents and high school graduating students of the City scholarship award. Applicants must have been City residents for the past two years, and been accepted at an accredited college, university, trade or technical school.
6 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Dogs Run Free in (part of) McKenney ParkST. PETE BEACH Dogs can run off leash at the Vina del Mar dog park, having their furry friends off leash at the southeastern tip of Pass-aGrille just north of Merry Pier, but soon dogs will have a third place to Park. the north end of the beach brought about the idea of a park, which the commission approved unanimously Tuesday night. The are we cleaned up will not support grass, Public Works Director Steve Hallock said of the areas under shade trees that the city plans to mulch with either cedar or eucalyptus mulch. will help fund the new dog park at McKenney Park, including recycled plastic benches. We wanted to donate some money to the city and this looks like the best use, Deborah Martohue said. Ms. Martohue serves as vice president of Dogs will have run of part of the Costs include $3,444 for fencing, station.Rental Fees Change for City Parks, Community CenterST. PETE BEACH Citing increased demand for renting the community center on Saturdays, the any Saturday events. Jennifer McMahon, Recreation premium is in line with other facility fees in the industry. Commissioners also set a rental rate for Horan Park, as people have started asking how they could rent the bayfront park for special events. The community center has already surpassed its income for last year, according to McMahon. On Saturdays, the city will now St Pete Beach Residents will still fees, although Ms. McMahon told the commission the bulk of the rentals came from outside the city. The city will base its new fees for park rentals on anticipated nonresident nonresident nonresident In addition, renters will pay
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 7 Come out for Fun in the Sun Day The Fun in the Sun Day childrens event is presented by the City of Gulfport Recreation Division and Stetson College of Law Public Service Fellows. The event is Saturday, at the Gulfport Recreation Center festivities will include an egg hunt for baskets, childrens activities, music, food and fun. Children will also have the opportunity to climb into the drivers seat of their truck and many more. Remember to bring a basket for the egg hunt and a camera to capture a photo with Peter Cottontail. Please come join them for this wonderful event!Egg Hunt in Pinellas Park The Sunshine City Council invites all to come and have fun at the Annual Beta Sigma Phi Easter Egg be sectioned separate from baby to with candy. Come join them! Beta Sigma Phi is an International Sorority which provides women with chapters of Sunshine City Council meet at various times depending on the chapter format. Chapters participate and support a variety of service projects in the area. If you would like to learn more about Beta Sigma Phi, please contact Come out to Support YNOT Ministries religious demonstration on Friday, March 29th at the Regions bank on what Easter really means to them. They would appreciate the support of the entire Gulfport community. Register for Swim Lessons Learn to Swim Classes for all ages through the American Red Cross. From infants six months of age to seniors, classes will teach proper water environment. Classes are held Monday through Thursday and run classes. Classes are available morning residents of St. Pete Beach and $45 for non-residents. Registration starts
8 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Take Americas Boating Course Are you ready to expand your boating knowledge and skills? Americas Boating Course will be presented beginning Monday, April an additional six weeks on Monday nights. This program, presented over seven evenings by the St. Petersburg Boat Handling, Rules of the Road, Conditions, Communications, Trailering, PWC Operation, Knots and Lines, Introduction to Charts and more. This is an essential course for Florida Boating Safety Education ID discounts. Course will be held at the Second Avenue SE, Demens Landing in St. Petersburg. Instruction is free, materials cost $35 per family. There on-line at www.boating-stpete.org. Always wanted to Play in a Band? If you would like to learn to play a wind instrument or drums or if you played when you were younger and would like to join a beginning Horizons Band is for you. Sponsored by Eckerd Colleges Osher Life Long Learning Institute. Information and registration will be at their spring term organizational rehearsal on Tuesday, April 2nd at 7 p.m. All are welcome. They rehearse at Point Drive S, St Petersburg. Seniors Want to Sing! Are you a retired choir/music director ready to get back into the scene and have fun? Well, the Gulfport Senior Center is looking for you. They are looking for a vibrant volunteer to lead a choir who loves their music. They are also looking for a piano accompanist. If you are interested,
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 9 Corey Avenue Workshop: One Step Toward a Bustling DowntownST. PETE BEACH As early as the end of June, the city could as a redevelopment area and start working on projects that will spur redeveloping the downtown. The city designated the area as a CRA. A CRA refers to a community reinvestment area. If youve been in Dunedin, theyre a CRA, Community Development George Kinney said. If a community chooses to adopt one, then there are statutory and how its operated, Mr. Kinney said. St. Pete Beach has designated the Corey area as a CRA (please see the accompanying map to see the boundaries of the district). Gulfport also has a CRA. To help move the redevelopment along, city staff and commissioners told residents they wanted input about Corey Avenue from those affected by any changes. To that end, the city held a two-hour workshop last Thursday evening to hear from those with concerns about the area. to help focus on certain catalytic projects for redevelopment, Mr. Kinney said. It was to set the groundwork, lay out a road map for prioritization, for the CRA. Thursdays workshop. There was a good mix of owners, merchants and residents, Kinney said. There was overwhelming support that Corey Avenue needs to be redeveloped.... what we were going after in this workshop is what projects lay within the district that would be good ones to focus on to get the ball rolling, Mr. Kinney said, saying he and staff looked for shovel-ready projects. There were all kinds of suggestions, on densities, on uses, styles, appearances, aesthetics, public art the kind of things you normally get. Our job going forward is to take those comments support actual projects that can be the focal point of the CRA, Mr. Kinney said. The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council will help the city tailor those ideas, working them into projects that will spur other redevelopment in the district. Money for these projects will come from property taxes on land and buildings in the CRA, although Mr. Kinney stressed that the properties in the CRA would not see new taxes as a result of the CRA. The funding structure, called TIF (Tax Increment Financing), works for properties in the CRA will not increase or decrease differently than they do elsewhere in the city. CRA the year a city establishes the CRA, a portion of the taxes that the city earns as a result of the increase (not the full value) goes into a TIF fund, for improvements in the CRA, and only in that area. St. Pete Beachs consultant, TindaleOliver, will help the city negotiate the terms of the TIF with the county.
10 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Come to Lifestyles After 50 Fun Fest! Join them for the 3rd annual Fun Fest at the St. Petersburg Coliseum, Historic Coliseum is located at 535 This event features friendly exhibitors with information on local services, lifestyles, health and wellness, travel and more. Lunch for $5 will be available including hot dog, chips, soda or other menu items. Free coffee and goodies will be offered throughout the day. Free health screenings will include hearing and eye checks, glucose, blood pressure and bone density checks, and other important health information provided by St. Petersburg General Hospital. Enjoy live performances on stage throughout the day. Celebrate the Marcels, William Duece Hulett the Best in Country Entertaining as well as Denise Looney, The DJ with a Twist!. Dont miss Fritzy the One Man Circus and his amazing stunts. Activities of the day include free bingo games and the Senior Friendly Sports Area. Try your sports skills to win prizes! Thousands of dollars in prizes will be given away throughout the day, including tickets to Busch Gardens and the Florida Orchestra. The Grand Prize drawing at the end of the day will be a two-night stay at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, including round trip airline tickets compliments of the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. Easter eggs will be hidden in the Coliseum throughout the day. Find one and win a prize! Admission and parking are free. For Attention Teens! community service hours for school or for a scholarship? The Gulfport Public Library is a great place to volunteer! Its a fun way to meet other teens and For more information contact Cailey at email@example.com or 727
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 11 Introductory Digital Photography Workshop This workshop is designed to give the complete novice a solid understanding of their compact digital camera and the fundamental knowledge needed to embark upon a lifetimes exploration of photography. The St. Pete Beach Dr, will be offering a Introductory Digital Photography Workshop on For more information or to register Summer Camps For Kids ST. PETE BEACHGet ready for St. Pete Beach Community Center. Summer camps are available for ages 3 years old and up. The fulland post camps are also available the weeks before and after for an additional charge. All summer long campers will participate in activities such as games, crafts, swimming, such as Archery, American Doll and Fishing are also available. All camp information and paperwork can be found online at www.spbrec.com begins March 23rd at The Community South Pasadena Beautication Awards Compete in the First place and runner up awards in single dwelling, multiple dwelling and commercial categories. First place winners for property. Runner ups receive presentation will be held at the Arbor Drive S. Information broadcasted $$$$ S a ving Coupon
12 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Garden Club of St. Petersburg The Garden Club of St. Petersburg, will offer Creative Crafts Remembrance Jars on Monday, April cost of materials. Horticulture Seminar on Raising Organic Plants by Allen Cordell, Herb Society, was a horticulturist at Pinellas County Extension. There will be herbs available for purchase. Clean your Car, Send Kids to Camp There will be a fundraising car wash for the Youth Group at Pasadena support these children so they can go to summer camp in June. Hotdogs, popcorn, drinks and more will also be for sale. Egg Hunt in Treasure Island The Gulf Beaches Rotary Club with the assistance of the Treasure Island Chamber of Commerce and the Isle of Capri Civic Association will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt in the Treasure Island Community Center and Park, Gulf Boulevard Bunny. Bring your cameras so that you can take your picture with the Easter Bunny. The event is free. For additional information please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 727Beta Sigma Phi The next scheduled Board meeting for Laureate Epsilon Theta is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2 at the home of Lucy Brushaber at 7 p.m. Members are also working very hard on the upcoming Florida State Convention to be held at the St. Pete Hilton. Sharon Ingram is the chairman and the theme is Suncoast For more information, please contact
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 13 Jazz in the Stacks Dave Manson and his O Som Do Jazz band will perform at the West St. Petersburg Community Library on April 4th at 7 p.m. The library is on Brazilian bossa-nova and samba-jazz and is led by Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson. The easiest way to approach the right into the library parking lot. The concert is sponsored by the Friends of West St. Petersburg Community Library and is free. Call Elaine at Lithuanian-American Club Lunch The Lithuanian-American Club is serving lunch on Thursdays at St. Petersburg. The winter schedule of luncheons are one week koldunai and the other week cepelinai. The cost is $7 for entree, side, dessert and coffee. Todays menu is soup, koldunai (meat dumplings) served with bacon and/or sour cream, dessert and coffee. As usual, they have Lithuanian beer and fresh baked Lithuanian bread to buy every Thursday. Call Vida at New Senior Excursions The St. Pete Beach Community Center has extended their Senior Excursions. The excursions are a great way for local seniors to travel with their friends. The new trips are June 7th SS American Victory and Tampa Bay Downs Horse Racing, All excursions will depart from the St. Pete Beach Community Center, returning by 4 p.m. All participants must pre-register by the Wednesday prior to the excursion. Each trip non-residents of St. Pete Beach. Visit www.spbrec.com or call 727Junior Magic Basketball League The City of St. Pete Beach Recreation and AD Basketball has partnered with its youth basketball program. The program offers two coed age participates will receive a Junior Magic Jersey, trophy, and a ticket to a Magic home game. The league will run from April to late June. Cost is Boca Ciega Dr. Visit www.spbrec. information.
14 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Egg DivingSt. Pete Beach lifeguard Jay Witte empties goody-lled eggs into the community center pool for the annual underwater egg hunt. golden egg that would win the prize baskets. Esalon Expands The Gulfport Public Library is now presenting our eSalon all week. In their eSalon they help their customers access eBooks, audio books and music through theironline databases. Instead of limiting themselves to Tuesday afternoon, they welcome your regular hours. Spruce up your skills and learn how to download eBooks every day of the week. Come by or call the Reference Desk at 727Deadlines Approaching for 2012 Property Taxes like to remind Pinellas County property owners of the upcoming taxes. Property owners have multiple options for paying their taxes, but the deadlines vary depending on the postmark date Payments received after the respective deadlines will be begin to accrue interest at 3 percent. For convenience, the tax collectors online at www.taxcollect.com, where payments can be made through an electronic check feature that securely transfers funds directly from a bank account. Credit card payments are also accepted online. tax bills that were mailed to Pinellas County property owners at the end of October. There are currently notices to owners with unpaid bills For more information about tax deadlines or other Pinellas County Tax Collector services, please visit www.taxcollect.com or call 727service representative.
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 15 Pass-a-Grille Tour of HomesIris Liskey signs people in to one of the ve homes along the Pass-a-Grille tour of homes Saturday. The Pass-a-Grille Womens Club, who sponsor the event, sold almost 800 tickets by Saturday afternoon. The money from ticket sales supports the club as well as several charities. Remembering Pam by friends of the late Pam McGinnis. There will be a small gathering at the Gulfport Senior Center on Friday, April 5 at noon at the Celebration Wall outside of the Senior Center. All are welcome to participate in her life and memory. Aquamania Returns Bigger than Ever! The Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Gulfport are co-sponsoring the Pro Hydro-X the season. This two day event will feature personal watercraft racing both closed course and freestyle. 5 p.m. Tucked in with this full throttle action are two days of entertainment including a Kayak and Paddle Board Race and Recycle Regatta. This free event will have something for everyone to enjoy. Events features free admission, free kids activities, vendors, Corn Hole Tournament (sponsored by Tampa Bay Club Sports), kayak and paddle board races, JetLev Demonstration (sponsored by Trade Winds Island Resort), Recycle Regatta, beer, wine and food. Come down to the Gulfport Beach and park for free. To become a vendor contact Suzanne King at www.sikpromotions. com. For more information on the races www.prohydrox.com/ gulfport.html. To participate in the Corn Hole Tournament www. tampabayclubsports.com. To sign up for the kayak, paddle board or recycle regatta or general information www. gulfportareachamberofcommerce.org Hydrocross is like motorcross and freestyle motorcross on the water. been held on Gulfport Beach, come and get thrilled!
16 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Award Winning Rehab With A View 1820 Shore Dr S. South Pasadena, FL 33707 Dolphins View offers individually tailored rehabilitation programs. From hip replacements to general weakness, let Dolphins View be your stepping stone home. eek erm Rehabilitatio n THEHEAL TH & REHAB CENTER at Game Night is Back The Bocce Club is once again sponsoring a Trivial Pursuit night. This fun game night will be held on persons are available from any Bocce Questions can also be answered by all Bocce Board members. A donation of $5 is asked. This will give you a wonderful evening with coffee and soft drinks provided, along with a delicious dessert buffet. Fitzpatrick, is waiting to defend their title. Time is running out. Call now. See you in the Clubhouse Auditorium on Friday, April 5. Community Yard Sale Space Available Clear out your garage and join the St. Petersburg Recreation Center TASCO Teen Councils Community popular community yard sale with Crescent Lake Park, located on the corner of 22nd Avenue and 5th Street 2 p.m. following the event. Spaces St. Petersburg TASCO Teen Programs. Sponsored by St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation. Be sure to check out other exciting activities at www.stpeteparksrec. org. First Friday Flea Donations of small items are always welcome for the next First Friday Flea Market scheduled for Friday, April 5 from 9 a.m. noon. Ideas for items include watches, any kind of jewelry, including costume jewelry, wallets, change purses, tote bags, purses, knick knacks, knitted slippers or any type slippers. Any clean useable item or items are greatly appreciated. While you visit, please bring a canned good or two to the new bucket of love which will be located in the Senior Center lobby. This food goes into the Center pantry where local seniors who are less fortunate can get the assistance they need. Call 727
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 17 Womens Sailing Regatta The Boca Ciega Yacht Club will host a Womens Sailing Regatta on of Tuesday, April 9th. The event is the annual Rainbow Regatta of the Florida Womens Sailing Association (known as FWSA). The two organizing groups are the Broad Reachers from the St. Petersburg Yacht Club station at Pass-a-Grille and the Treasure Island Tackers from Treasure Island. There will be represented from this west-central region of Florida and they will be sailing weekly at their respective clubs. The racing will take place in the morning and will be followed by a picnic luncheon and social hour.Gulfport Lions Pancake Breakfast The Gulfport Lions will be presenting their fourth Pancake Breakfast of the new serving hours. Breakfast will be served at the Drive So. in the Gulfport Marina Area. Ask anybody! Pancakes with syrup, scrambled eggs and sausage with coffee or tea to drink, and all you care to eat at the donation price of $5 per person. Bring your entire family and friends and spend an enjoyable morning overlooking beautiful Boca Ciega Bay. You might even see some manatees. Children really love these breakfasts. When you come and support their fund raising activities, you are doing much to help them help those in need. Their primary efforts are directed towards sight preservation. There are many other community based functions they continue to sponsor and fund. Gulfport Lions is a service organization, meeting the needs of those less fortunate.Seniors Chat Room Join others as they experience table topics with the Gulfport Senior Centers Chat Room every Friday at 27 Avenue S. in Gulfport.
18 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Gu lfpo rt G ar den & B ird Club The annual business meeting and 49th Street S. Social time begins at be elected to serve next year. There Positions up for election are president, program chairman, membership chairman, recording secretary, corresponding secretary, yearbook chairman, treasurer and publicity. Anyone interested in applying for these positions may do so by calling Joyce McMahon at welcomed. The club will provide food and drink for the tea with members contributing $5 each toward a portion of the cost. Please send your check payable to Gulfport Garden and Bird Club to Membership dues for next year will be collected starting at the April meeting. The $5 fee (check payable to Gulfport Garden and Bird Club) must be paid before June in order to have your name included in the yearbook. The club would like to see more community involvement. If you are interested in gardening and would like to become a member, please call Joyce McMahon at do not have to live in Gulfport or even have a garden! This Weeks Solution
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 19 The Gabs Fran McLaughlin, Gulfport Libby Breivogel Denis Frain, Largo Tony Fields, St. Petersburg
20 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces ofEaster Sunrise Service and Pancakes Pass-A-Grille Beach Community serving the Lord and the community, invites the community to attend its 72nd Annual Easter Sunrise Service service will be held on Pass-A-Grille Following the service, the youth group will host a Pancake Breakfast Beach. The $7 per person charge, or the groups upcoming mission trip. Easter worship services will be Easter Schedule at Gulfport Presbyterian Maundy Thursday Service will be a combined service with Trinity Presbyterian and Lakeview Presbyterian held at Trinity St. Petersburg at 7 p.m. Good Friday Service will be a combined service with Trinity and Lakeview held at Gulfport Beach at noon weather permitting. If bad weather it will be held at Gulfport Presbyterian Church in the Gulfport. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on at the beach. Gulfport Presbyterian Church. There will be communion. After service is invited.
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 21 WorshipRequiem Brahms The Sanctuary Choir of Pasadena Community Church will present one of the most beautiful and moving musical compositions in the world this Good Friday, March 29th at piece chamber orchestra and Trinity Brahms is being performed for the chamber orchestration. This profound work was originally premiered on Good Friday and is particularly appropriate on that day. does not use the standard Latin text, but instead, Biblical texts chosen by It will be sung in English. This service and concert is open to the public. You, your family and friends are cordially invited to join us for this memorable work. Street S., St. Petersburg. Visit www. pasadenacommunitychurch.org.
22 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 We V 8410 Boca Ciega Dr ., St. P ete BeachSt. Alban s Episcopal Day School727-363-1533 NOW ENROLLING Band Returns to Galatea Garden Pasadena Community Band will present Galatea Favorites. The free concert will take place in the Sunset Drive in South Pasadena. Gather your friends and your lawn chairs and come enjoy selections that include Raymond Overture, They look forward to entertaining you! Spring Tennis Festival Come and enjoy the lifetime sport of tennis. Learn all the different ways it can be played and all the new are 2 or 92, this sport can work for you. It is a great way to get moving and have fun. The event will be held a.m. at the St. Pete Beach Community event is free and family friendly. For more information visit www.spbrec. Republican Club to Meet Ken Burke, Pinellas County Clerk of the Court, will address the members and friends of the St. Petersburg Republican Club on St. Petersburg Community Church, Mr. Burke will discuss the position he has taken and publicly put forth on the red light cameras. Following his presentation Mr. Burke will Everyone is invited to attend and participate in the Question and Answer Session. There is no charge to attend this event. For more information on this event and other club activities, please call Lifeguard Certication Training Interested in becoming a Lifeguard? will be offering training. Lifeguard years and older. Class will be offered or visit www.spbrec.com.
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 23 Lots O' the Irish
24 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Email your r equest to News@theGabber .com Ha ve you got a question f or your city gove rnment? By Cathy SalustriCity of St. Pete Beach: Crosswalks Q: A: Because of engineers, according to Public Works Director Steve Hallock. gives discretion to the engineer, he says. So two different engineers may have two different opinions on what the safest option is. Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacons (RRFB) on all of Gulf Boulevard, so soon they will all be the same up and down Pinellas County beaches all the cities must sign the agreements to maintain the beacons and then the state will schedule installation. Conference on World Affairs Debuts A group of local residents headed by local resident Ambassador(ret.) Doug McElhaneys, in association with USF, are seeking to raise the annual St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs will be held on at Harbor Hall (former Dali Musuem is free and open to the general public and will bring together a prestigious group of international authors, and specialists. For detailed information listing the sessions stpetersburgintheworld.com. Forget-Me-Not Loss can be devastating and often individuals are unsure as to how they should process their grief. What can a grief support group offer you? A focus group is being created for opportunity to share your experiences with others who are struggling with similar grief. Discuss feelings and learn appropriate ways to express your bereavement while the feelings associated with the loss and gain a sense of empowerment. If interested, please call the provided by Coasts Older Americans Program. Call Meagan Flores at 727Hawaiian Hula Dance Class Learn to dance the Hawaiian Hula at Shore Blvd. S. on Wednesdays from will be taught will be Dancing under the Sea. The instructor is Kalina, and will share her dance knowledge, stories and protocol. Have lots of fun while doing a gentle exercise, great for strengthening bad knees! Call
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 25 Unlocking the Door to Successful Caregiving The 7th Annual Caregivers Conference Unlocking the Door to Successful Caregiving will be held Center and will be held at Suncoast Petersburg. This is a free event and continental breakfast and lunch to register. Speakers and agencies providing services to caregivers will be present. This is a program aimed at helping persons struggling with caregiver responsibilities. Bingo Volunteers Needed The Gulfport Senior Center is looking for a few volunteers to assist with Bingo weekly on Fridays from event and bingo caller and set out prizes. Its a great way to meet new people and play bingo at the same time. If you are interested please see Rachel at the Gulfport Senior Center Grow Something for Childrens Plant Fair The Childrens Plant Fair on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, Thumb Festival and is a noncompetitive program designed to promote environmental awareness in children. Each participant will a free t-shirt. This event welcomes grade. The Green Thumb Festival of St. Petersburg Flower Show, educational exhibits, grow and share, free mulch, kids crafts, nursery plant vendors, plant auction, gardening tips, and a food court. To participate, just complete two in a container and second, bring your favorite plant and register card for show and tell, at Walter Fuller between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on either Saturday or Sunday. The event takes place at Walter Fuller through 3 p.m.Catch some Jazz Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society will sponsor Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps on Thursday, March Beach Resort, Treasure Island. On Sunday, April 7 there will be a poolside concert and barbecue. Bob Leary and the Three Thin Guys will Blvd., Tierra Verde. Reservations $25/35. Tess and the Dixie Chaps will play Island. Admission is $7, students and military free with I.D. Call 727
26 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 By Holiday Mathis March breaks free of the old adage and does not go out like a lamb as promised. As Pluto challenges the Aries (guest list including the sun, Venus, Uranus and Mars), he throws accusations and airs grievances. Old issues emerge for us like sea monsters from the deep. Some people will react by making bold and necessary changes -so maybe these sea monsters are friendly after all. ARIES Sometimes you fear that if you dont do the work that it wont be done correctly. Perhaps more precisely, it of whats correct. This week youll feel more open to letting people help and give their own spin to the job, too. Your attitude of openness makes life so much easier for all. TAURUS you hear someone declare that there is no right or wrong way, youll be skeptical. There is a right way -the way that works for you. This week you may have to try up to three wrong ways in order to get to know what the right way is. Thursday and Friday are your sweet spot for getting a return on your efforts. GEMINI you felt was really true -you are being subjected to a subtle scrutiny. The trick is not to try and please them. Instead, deepen your belief in yourself to the point where you no longer care what their verdict is. This but these changes will be for you not for them. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Saintly types may choose to frame life in a way that doesnt allow for feeling aggrieved or resentful -everyone is only doing his or her best. A more earthly point of view may be to log the grievance and strive to set the balance straight. Every action has a to your reactions? LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Many cats it because all that agility and sleek down time for recuperation? Or is it that the dream life of a cat is so compelling that cats want to spend the majority of time there? Youll get more time than usual to indulge your feline needs to relax and dream. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Should you aim for the high risk, high competition option or go for the low hanging fruit? Start with the low hanging fruit, and while youre eating that you can decide how much life you are willing to trade to go for that juicy morsel at the top -the one gravity, to taste. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). In some way, you feel you must act to win your own respect over and over. This attitude keeps you from producing results, but it could also tire you out if youre not careful. This week, dare to say, enough is enough and take some time to relax -to stop having to prove yourself and just be. SCORPIO Adventure is a state of mind. You may not travel far and wide, meet fascinating new people or experience foreign cultures and customs this week, but you will do the truly adventurous thing -face the life you know so well with curiosity, boldness and a willingness to be changed by all you learn. SAGITTARIUS Its the tendency of human behavior to assume that others are pretty much believing and doing just as you are. Youll go against that tendency as you realize the novelty of your choices. Truly you are working on youll celebrate that. CAPRICORN anything you dont know much about. But once you dig in and get some knowledge on a matter, youll get a better understanding of what your level of involvement and enthusiasm could be. So before you decline offers or rule out possibilities, do a little research. AQUARIUS Accountability helps people keep the sanctity their word. Its why most marriage ceremonies happen in the presence of witnesses. When making agreements this week, bring several parties into the deal, if only to provide the social accountability that will encourage all to participate as intended. PISCES someone to bounce your ideas and work off of. Get a second, third and forth opinion. The more opinions you hear, the better youll be at knowing which ones to apply. Also, your skin will get a bit thicker in this process. Thicker skin is one of the folks like you to succeed. of accepting someone elses limiting yourself this year. This month brings a new set of friends. It will be fun later to tell the story of how you found each other. Youll inspire others in May. Theres a learning endeavor and get all the way to the part where you make money in July. The special people in your life start to behave differently toward you because of the positive changes you make in September. Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6Monday, 1-3 p.m. Karaoke by Jay & Lolita alternating with Arlene & LenTuesday, 1-3 p.m. Mark Blackwood Harmonica/Open Mic Wednesday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke by Harold & Donna Wurtz Thursday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke by Dave and Cookie Friday, 2-4:00 p.m. Entertainment by Geno Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Ann & Ray Sunday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment for dancing by Woody & his accordion
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 27 Summers Coming Are Your Kids Ready? Saturday afternoon, St. Pete Beach summer camps hosted information tables where parents and kids could learn about the different specialty summer camps offered by the city. Each camps lasts one week and campers spend a few hours a day at the camp. Camps offered will include journalism camp (with a digital photography component), Tae Kwon Do, and others. Teagan Smickle, left, and her sister Justine talk about Tae Kwon Do at the St. Pete Beach Summer Camp Expo Saturday.County 2014 Budget Community Forum next years budget, Pinellas County is getting the public involved by bringing out to the community on Wednesday, St. Petersburg College Seminole. An open house will be set up in the SPC Digitorium common area can browse information booths set up by the various Pinellas County departments. Residents can meet provide feedback and learn more about county services. will take place inside the Digitorium in front of a live audience. County commissioners and the county administrator will respond to community as they discuss the budget, strategies for the future and the vision of the community as a whole. This years event will be moderated Ruechel. The eTownHall can be viewed live in the Digitorium, online through the Pinellas County website or over PCC-TV on Bright House Channel Channel 44. Large screen viewing areas will be set up at other SPC campuses as well. Questions to the panel can be submitted via the online blog, via written submissions from the audience. The eTownHall blog will for those who want to submit their For more information, to view the the blog, go to www.pinellascounty. org/etownhall. The St. Petersburg College Seminole campus is located
28 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 A Very Special Mixer near and dear to the heart of our longtime, former Mayor, Mike Yakes. Over the years, Mayor Yakes was, and is, a staunch supporter of the Little League Program not only here in Gulfport, but in the Southeast Region as brought to Gulfport. Members of The Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce presented former Mayor Mike a with portrait of himself in his honor. Last Chance to Submit Plays If you want to submit a one act play to the Gulfport Community Players for consideration for their Summer One Act Festival, you only have two weeks left to do so! The Players have been taking submissions during February Summer One Act Play Festival, but they still need more plays. These plays have to be short, somewhere They must use a very limited set and props. You must submit two hard copies of The plays can be comedies, drama, whatever, but must be suitable for all audiences (no R-rated language, etc.). The Players would prefer plays submitted from somewhat local playwrights, in keeping with the spirit of community theater. The deadline for submissions is March The Players will have their Play Reading Committee read the submitted plays in April. They will pick out what they think are the best plays and submit them to their Board for vote and approval in May. If your play is chosen, you will be contacted by the Players. You will not receive any money for your play however as they are a true community theater. The chosen plays will be presented in Festival at the Hickman Theater.
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 29 From Nimble Fingers to Tiny Feet Image credit Amy Oatley Pictured (L-R): Eillen Williams, Brenda Broomeld, Diana Bradley, Alice Savage, Jackie Orlandello, Gerry Perry and Joan Yargeau booties for the pre-natal unit at All Childrens Hopsital in St. Petersburg. If you are interested in knitting and want to get involved, please stop by on Friday morning before 9 a.m. You must be a registered Senior member. SPCREA to Meet The South Pinellas Retired Educators Association (SPCREA) of each month from October through May. Meetings are open to all who including teachers, support personnel and administrators, whether here in Florida or elsewhere. The meeting is not used for business. They have an event from the hospitality committee, a song, a thought for the day and some important announcements such as information about future meetings, conferences, help needed or recognition of birthdays. After hearing from our speaker, various chairpersons share information. meeting they have the opportunity to help a local charity carefully chosen by the project cheer committee. At this meeting they will bring donations for Friends of Strays and the SPCA. Items needed include cat and dog food, Clorox, Dawn Original cat litter, hand sanitizer and soap. A more complete wish list may be found at FriendsofStrays.com. Their speaker will be Joe McCoy who will present perspectives on American History. The meeting generally ends will take place at Fergs Sports information contact Joyce Walters MOWC to Meet be The Little Black Dress by the members. All former, retired or active duty military spouses, their widows and former, retired or active duty
30 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 At last Thursdays workshop, the new Gulfport city council discussed some of its priorities for the coming year. Below, weve broken down the priorities by councilmember. The order does not indicate priority unless indicated. Mayor Sam Hendersons Priorities Pinellas Trail spur into downtown, including crosswalks the pace at which Gulfport replaces its sewer lines to public safety. It includes either moving the police department or increasing the use of the 49th Street station, having a greater police presence, and enhancing facilities on 49th Street which will involve the collection and physical treatment of stormwater before it enters Boca Ciega Bay and/ or Clam Bayou Vice Mayor Dan (Ward One Councilman) The vice mayor put upgrading the city marina at the top of the list. Heres the list of his vice mayor also included a lengthy explanation of his priorities, which you can read only online at TheGabber.com under Gulfport Here are the vice mayors the workshop] Anything that makes it look like Liedtke said. Hed like to see the beach come out as far as the Casino between the Williams pier and the Casino. Were subsidizing the Casino and Id like to see us not have to do that, Vice Mayor Liedtke said. negotiations hall space to private industry if the city moves the police stationWard Three Salmons Priorities Councilwoman Salmon listed the priorities below, although she told the Gabber this is I have other concerns that are not necessarily CIP [Capital Improvement Project] type projects. a marina plan Marina Tops List of Council Priorities
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 31 Top of the list for Councilwoman Brown? The marina. I want them all to be number one. But because the marina is a revenue producer I think we should put it on top so we could bring in the fund to address the other items, she told the Gabber. Ward Four Freshman Councilman Michael Fridovichs Priorities Councilman Michael Fridovich wants the city to borrow $5 million, something he said at the workshop and reiterated via e-mail to the Gabber. is the time to make things happen here. the city upgrade foliage, upgrade the marina, and replace some of the sewer infrastructure. He told the Gabber the marina upgrades he wanted to see included Harbormaster Denis Frains list excluding mooring balls. Senior Center Pantry Donations Dawn Fischer brings over $600 in checks and additional canned goods for the Senior Center Pantry. Dawn celebrated her 80th Birthday at the Gulfport Casino on Saturday, March 24 and in lieu of gifts asked for donations. The Senior Center and Foundation thanks Ms. Fischer for her generous and thoughtful donation.
32 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Gulfport Sends Letter to the Boy Scouts of America At last Thursdays city council workshop, Gulfport council agreed to send the Wayne Brock, Chief Scout Executive Boy Scouts of America Mr. Brock; We, the undersigned members of the City of Gulfport City Council, believe the Boy Scouts are a valuable community organization that in exposing young people to opportunities and leadership, continues to help educate and build character, all the while promoting the youth of America. Understanding that the Boy Scouts of America is committed to a dialogue on its membership standards at the local and national levels and is listening to varying perspectives and concerns in the development of information for presentation to its National Executive Board, the undersigned feel that issues regarding membership standards should be determined at the local level. The City of Gulfport opposes discrimination in all forms, and as such opposes the present policy that discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation. The National Council at their National Annual Meeting in May of this year should take action that would lift this national ban, but not reverse it, allowing each troop to decide for itself; adopting a national policy to allow individual packs and troops to establish their own non-discrimination policy. Sincerely, (Signed by the members of Gulfport city council) Annual Spring Bonnet Tea You dont want to miss the Centennial Spring Bonnet Tea on Sunday, April 7th from 3-5 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Womans Club selection of sandwiches and sweets will be served. In keeping with the Vintage and Contemporary Fashion Show by So Chic will be the featured Sunday dress attire suggested and hats are encouraged. Proceeds of Building Restoration Fund. For Red Hot Beach Nuts News a ride to Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. Transportation was provided by All Florida Transportation. Mermaids have been entertaining show they put on! The group also enjoyed the Wilderness River cruise and Animal Show which took place at the Riverside Theater. Their next outing will be to Sunken Gardens on April 9th. Scotsman Fitness Zumba Learn Zumba in a friendly nonintimidating atmosphere at the Gulfport Recreation Center, international dance cardio workout that incorporates dances such as Salsa, Merengue, Hip Hop, etc., with no experience needed. Classes Facebook for more information.
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 33 Excerpts heard at the March 21, 2013Gulfport City Council WorkshopPublic Comment & Council QuotesWeve always been a pay as you go city... [but] If youre going to borrow money, now is the time to do so. Mayor Sam Henderson, about Councilman Michael Fridovichs assertion that the city should borrow $5M. Im not too excited about going million dollar loan. Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon I can see both sides of the borrowing story. Councilwoman Christine Brown Do you have a lot of cash? Of course. I cant tell you [how to spend it]... staff did a great job last year saving money. City Manager Jim OReilly, to the council I know theres some dips in the and I know theres something going on. Councilwoman Christine Brown about the sewer system Organization costs would eat a lot of your principal. City Manager Jim OReilly, about using bonds to make improvements. If youre going to be serious about 49th, youve got to do this. Councilman Michael Fridovich, about moving the police station to 49th Street just to throw out there? Mayor Sam Henderson, asking Councilman Michael Fridovich how he arrived at Whats a realistic amount of replacement to get done over a year? Mayor Sam Henderson, to Public Works Don Sopak, about repairing the sewers I can put as much in the ground as you got. Public Works Director Don Sopak Beyond that Im asking Santa Claus for too many presents. Mayor Sam Henderson, after listing his top priorities for the city I think we should just get the letter and move on to city business, and get these things out of the way. Councilman Michael Fridovich, about a letter to the Boy Scouts of America regarding its policy regarding not allowing homosexual volunteers or members We want to deal with business we can actually make an impact in Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke, about issues before council I dont want to have anybody abused... city council, city staff, a Gulfport resident, or business. Mayor Sam Henderson, about public comment Theres a certain amount of civility... when you walk through those doors. You run be a dartboard for disgruntled citizens... You want to sit there it in a nice way. Councilman Michael Fridovich, about public comment during city meetings I think some people come to public comment to get their name in the Gabber. Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke Its the least used way people can bring their issues forward. Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke, about public comment We work for them and if someone wants to come up here... if someone has something to say, I want backpedaling. Mayor Sam Henderson, about what people should discuss during the public session and whether or not the city should limit it to things relevant to the city of Gulfport. He cited an example given by Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon about helping people who turned to the city when they didnt realize they had other options. I dont think this is a bully pulpit. Mayor Sam Henderson, about public comment When something crosses that line thats where thats got to stop. I would like to see that not be a warning, but you just expired your opportunity to speak. Mayor Sam Henderson, about public comment 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
34 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 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: WRD Q: downtown and not allow others? Can the current council change that ordinance? A: OReilly said. I can, professionally speaking, infer that the city of Gulfport at that time wanted to maintain control of the type or types of businesses that were permitted in the citys Waterfront Redevelopment District. The current council could change what types of businesses and conditional uses the city allows in the Waterfront Redevelopment District. Fashion Show to Benet Alzheimers Association Coast Chapter of the Alzheimers Association will take place at The Pasadena Avenue S., on Saturday, residents will model styles by Bon Worth and assorted local retailers will offer accessories for onsite purchase. The event is open to the public and the suggested donation to attend is information, call The Fountains at
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 35 Local ObituariesKING, ROBERT G., 74, formerly of Gulfport, Florida, passed in peace from the loving arms of his family to the loving arms of Jesus on March Church where he served as church to Wisconsin to be closer to family. There will be a memorial service for Peace Lutheran Church, Appleton WI. To read the complete obituary please go to www.wichmannfargo. com. POLEDRI, ROSE MARIE L., passed away on Friday, Jan. behind her spouse and soul mate Joe daughter Rose Marie. Also other family members and many wonderful friends. She lived in Town Shores but As her spouse and partner, I lost the love of my life and she took a big part of me with her the day she went to be with the Good Lord. Oh, how I miss her! There will be a memorial service SCIAN, SUZANNE BACH of Passshe moved to St. Petersburg with her a Pass-A-Grille resident. She loved the beach, books, Star Trek, her family and close friends. She will be sorely missed. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Mike and sister, Gretchen Fletcher of Sun City, and Amy Scian, and Deborah and many nieces, nephews and their families. For a complete obituary, go to www.beachmemorial.com. Featuring Tobin James Cabernet Sauvgnon From the Paso Robles wine region in California this wine is known for producing outstanding red wines. This Cabernet is deep and intense in color. Rich berry Soft and ripe tannins. Wine Talkwith Lee Neal, a fine wine merchant for over 30 years.
36 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Internet Cafes. A Matter of Price? I was shocked a couple of weeks ago when the big crack down/close down happened, but I was surprised by the wholehearted support the move got from the political class. Yeah. I know both political parties were and are embarrassed that they took gobs of money from organizations fronting for Allied Veterans of the World, the supposed charity that was behind most of the operations. That embarrassment is deserved if only that either. However, it was like overnight that what was legal became illegal and everyone was against it. Feds and the state moved in and announced Internet Cafes are really gambling you pay for the use of a computer supposedly to play games and earn some points and sometimes gifts and sometime participate in a sweepstakes. Of course, the games are really gambling games, not skill games, but games of chance, and you get paid for winning. Duh! Again, "surprise, surprise" as old Gomer Pyle used to say. The big hit was that the so-called handing out only a fraction of the money they raised, but getting all the bennies one gets as a charity. Still, The real emphasis should be on how to monitor charities to make certain they are, indeed, charities, and not job centers for people with clever not turned on by gambling. At best, always a costly bit of entertainment. The house always wins. I used to be really opposed to organized, regulated at which I lose my money. Which brings me back to the Cafes. Why can I visit the Hard Rock Cafe, or Indian Casinos, or the horse racing or dog track, or place my money down on the state run lottery, a strip mall and use a computer to the difference between this and the wide spread sports betting that the odds for professional games. As for the Internet Cafes, there was a legislative bill a couple of years ago that sought to regulate and tax the of a sudden the games are banned and people are in jail. Why did the games exist all this time with little organized opposition? Maybe the political contributions helped. Maybe these were the payoffs, so to speak. Maybe there were other factors. Just maybe this is about competition and protection of the existing legalized structure. How much money goes into whose pockets from the legal industry? Does it make a difference and did it make a difference here? In fairness, some law enforcement agencies have consistently complained about the cafes and some legislators have been point now. that the Cafes, if legalized, are potential tax sources, not to mention job sources, just like the other games? And, maybe there are some other games that could be added. I was in Japan once where they play a game called Pachinko, a name taken pretty much from the sounds the games machine with ball bearings cascading down the face, hitting pins, releasing more balls (or not hitting pins) and the more balls you get the higher the score. The noise is overwhelming as well as mesmerizing. The places are packed although cash payouts are illegal. The trick is that you get a token, walk outside, and cash in at some hole-in-the-wall a few doors down. Anyway, it would go over big here and would be a good complement to the Internet Cafes, if ruinous for your hearing. The argument that we need to curtail gambling in the state, reminds me of the old story about the a million dollars, would you go to bed "What do you think I am? A whore". price." Whats on your mind? Email your opinion to: B_Northrop@theGabber.com Wa nt people to kno w what yo u re all ab out? Business Adve rt ising Fe at ur e
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 37 Springfest is all New this Year move to the green and tree-covered expanse of Gulfports 7.5 acre Clymer Park along the Beach Blvd. approach to the Citys historic waterfront district. Springfest will take place is also new this year, introducing Springfest as a Garden, Art and Faerie Festival. For one day only, the park will be transformed into an enchanted village inhabited by costumed faeries, sprites, gnomes, ogres and trolls. Renaissance-era characters, gypsies, minstrels, wizards and roving entertainers in costume will also stroll through the event. All visitors are encouraged to join in the spirit of Springfest by inspired attire. A costume contest will take place to recognize the most colorfully-clad visitors. The event is free, family and dogfriendly, and open to the public. Activities and entertainment for all ages will be offered. Live music will be performed throughout the day. A wide variety of activities and entertainment will include a May pole dance, a labyrinth, magic shows, a treasure hunt and scavenger hunt. A childrens area will offer many activities including tiaramaking, face painting, pixie dusting, more. Live performances of Makin Larvae, a short honey bee love story by Kenny Silkie will take place during four shows. Vendors will offer live garden plants, garden art, items, clothing, jewelry, art, handmade crafts and more. Assorted food and drink vendors will be on hand, and an enchanted beer garden will offer adult beverages. Free parking is available on site and free trolley rides to and from off-site parking will be offered. Springfest is customized by SIK Promotions and is hosted by the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce. Co-sponsors include the City of Gulfport, the Gulfport Merchants Association and other community groups. For more information, visit and like facebook.com/GulfportSpringfest) or Vendor space and sponsorship opportunities for Springfest are still available. Applicants may include, fantasy, Renaissance, plants and gardening, garden art, artists, craftspersons, food and beverages, members will receive a discount. All merchants are asked to decorate their displays with a theme appropriate for the event, including faeries, fantasy, gardens, Renaissance or medieval periods. The merchandise itself need suzieking.com/applicants/spring/ gulfport-springfest. Ave. S., Gulfport. Womens Club Winds Down The last meeting of the Gulfport Womens Club will be held on Town Shores Clubhouse Auditorium. This meeting is known for its small bites pot luck lunch provided by the members. A used jewelry sale will also be held with jewelry donated by the members in which all proceeds from our jewelry sale will go to Operation Smile for one smile. Registration and used jewelry will speaker Dr. Kristie Wallace from Albert White Hospital who will share information regarding their Brown Bag Check Up. This is a program where one can share her meds which will be check for interactions. Lunch will follow their speakers program. Please R.S.V.P. if you plan on attending this interesting meeting Gulfport Womens club is a volunteer, is to better serve the children and seniors of Gulfport. They encourage and welcome new members to join. Meetings are scheduled the second Wednesday of each month from joining, please call Joan (345-5443) or send check made out to GWC, PO for an annual membership.
38 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Friday 3/15 Vandalism5700 Blk 15th Ave. S. Disturbance1100 Blk 58th St. S. Animal Call5300 Blk 21st Ave. S. Fraud/Forgery1800 Blk 50th St. S. Domestic6300 Blk Vista Verde Dr. E. Neighbor Problem5000 Blk 12th Ave. S. Civil Matter5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Trespass5000 Blk 29th Ave. S. Noise4600 Blk Tifton Dr. S. Theft5000 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Saturday 3/16 Animal Call5600 Blk 17th Ave. S. Noise3200 Blk 58th St. S. Noise2600 Blk 54th St. S. Animal Call2200 Blk Horan Way S. Reckless Driver1600 Blk Royal Palm Dr. Person Under Inuence4900 Blk 20th Ave. S. Sunday 3/17 Disturbance5200 Blk 17th Ave. S. Vandalism1400 Blk 49th St. S. Domestic6300 Blk Vista Verde Dr. E. Trash DumpNewton Ave. & 49th St. S. Disturbance30th Ave. & 56th St. S. Juvenile TroubleGulfport Blvd. & 54th St. S. Noise5400 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Juvenile Trouble5200 Blk 12th Ave. S. Person Under Inuence5400 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Theft5000 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Monday 3/18 DUIBeach & Shore Blvd. S. Disturbance5400 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Prowler1600 Blk 60th St. S. Civil Matter5500 Blk 20th Ave. S. Burglary Residence5300 Blk 17th Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble3000 Blk 54th St. S. Animal Call6200 Blk 10th Ave. S. Tuesday 3/19 Theft1600 Blk Hull St. S. Panhandler1900 Blk 53rd Ave. S. Animal Call4900 Blk 31st Ave. S. Person Under Inuence1600 Blk 58th St. S. Civil Matter6300 Blk Vista Verde Dr. E. Burglary6200 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Civil Matter5000 Blk 29th Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble5900 Blk Tangerine Ave. S. Wednesday 3/20 Noise54th St. & 16th Ave. S. Prowler1600 Blk 60th St. S. Domestic900 Blk 58th St. S. Animal Call1000 Blk 61st St. S. Drug Call51st St. & 13th Ave. S. Armed Person49th St. & 15th Ave. S. Disorderly Conduct1200 Blk Gray St. S. Domestic700 Blk Gray St. S. Domestic3000 Blk 49th St. S. Thursday 3/21 DUI54th St. & 15th Ave. S. Drug Call5700 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Juvenile Trouble900 Blk 58th St. S. Alarm Duress6000 Blk Kipps Colony Dr. E. Juvenile Trouble51st St. & 11th Ave. S. Domestic1300 Blk 60th St. S. Juvenile Trouble5700 Blk 25th Ave. S. Theft6300 Blk Vista Verde. Dr. E. Animal Call1000 Blk Gray St. S. Vandalism5400 Blk 16th Ave. S. Animal Call15th Ave. & Gulfport Blvd. S. Vandalism5300 Blk 31st Ave. S. Burglary Residence1300 Blk 60th St. S. NoiseShore Blvd. & 54th St. S.
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 39 Try your hand at Sudoku Meeting for Charter School on the Beach Academy by the Sea is a proposed public charter school for St. Pete Beach and surrounding communities, hold their monthly public meeting Beach Recreation Center, Second St. Pete Beach and everyone interested is invited. The agenda for goals policies fundraising/pledge party, search for corporate supporters Please visit academybythesea. com and like Academy by the Sea please contact them at info@ academybythesea.com. Intermediate Spanish Art room at the Gulfport Recreation information please contact the conversationalspanishnow.com. Animal Services needs Teen Volunteers Pinellas County Animal Services is seeking responsible teen volunteers to help leader volunteers with dog walking. Teens must be between the eight-week program will begin on Pinellas County Animal Services Teen Program is designed to prepare teens in the community for future leadership roles, create a sense of motivation and teach invaluable skills that will enable teens to grow into responsible young adults. By working at the shelter, teens will be prepared for the work force, gain hands-on experience and earn community service hours for graduation. Students can download an online application at the Pinellas County Animal Services website at www. pinellascounty.org/animalservices/ volunteer.htm or complete the application at the Pinellas County Animal Services shelter located at Applications must be received by program is limited. Orientation training is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, and dog walking training with a lead volunteer is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29. a week. Morning and afternoon fourhour shifts are available Monday through Friday. Saturday shifts are available in the mornings only as the shelter closes early. Contact the Animal Services Volunteer Coordinator at 727pinellascounty.org.
40 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 Alternatives to Sweetbay Pharmacy Pinellas Countys Health and Human Services department Health Program customers have been affected by the closing of nine Sweetbay supermarkets in Pinellas County in mid February. Clients who were getting Sweetbay stores that have closed another pharmacy for that service within the PCHP network. Health and Human Services advises clients to bring new prescriptions or transfer existing prescriptions to any other open Sweetbay store or to any one of the independent pharmacies within the PCHP network. Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727to transfer prescription records or possible. Clients of PCHP can call the Health and Human Services department for more information at Gulfport Lions Golf Tournament The Gulfport Lions will be holding tournament on Saturday, September Country Club. Registration is open to all golfers looking to have a great This is a Gulfport Lions activities project, with all net proceeds raised to be allocated to their community outreach programs. Especially earmarked for this activity is their Christmas toy shop and holiday food voucher program, which helps so many during the holiday season. Entry fee into the tournament will (with three other hole in one contest scheduled during the round), as well as other competitions during the course of play. A Southern style BBQ (other food options pending sponsorships) will be served after the round (including a roast pig) at the Lions Clubhouse where they will auctions and payoffs. Clubhouse Gulfport. They are currently looking for sponsorships/donations on many levels, from tournament sponsors to hole sponsors, to drink cart sponsors. There are so many opportunities to sponsor this great event that they can needs. Remember, all proceeds go to their community outreach programs and may be tax deductible. Please make sure you plan to be a part of this new Lions Club event. Ask any of your Lion friends for more information regarding registration and/or sponsoring, or contact Smokey tampabay.rr.com. Toddler Story Time Check out Toddler Story time at Gulfport Library every Thursday at songs and meet other caregivers in the community! Contact Cailey, Youth Services Librarian, at 727us.
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42 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 SpringFest in Horan ParkSaturday morning, St. Pete Beach held its annual SpringFest in Horan Park. In addition to music and food, the city had different city, county and Ghostbuster vehicles on hand for a touch-a-truck event, a bounce house, and crafts for kids. Liam Ahlschwede, 2, looks for ghosts to bust in his Ghostbusters costume. His dad, one of the local Ghostbusters, had a similar costume. The Ahlschwedes live in St. Petersburg. An instructor on hand showed the crowd how to line dance to songs such as Achy Breaky Heart and Electric Slide. Events at Main Library Schnur, archivist and librarian at USF-St. Petersburg, will discuss his new book, Historic Pinellas County: A Centennial History. He was the Pinellas County Historical Societys of independence from Hillsborough Music in the Afternoon Returns Music in the Afternoon is back! This event is free and open to all. The St. Boca Ciega Dr, will be hosting this p.m. This casual afternoon will feature light refreshments and plenty of dancing and socializing to the classic music of The Rhythm Kings. If you are interested in attending please call the Community Center at 727Charity Bridal Show Getting married? Would you like a chance to win a vendor package for Of course you would! Join them St. Pete Beach Community Center, most interactive Bridal Show with to register online will receive a free Gift at the door. There will also be a Silent Auction with amazing donations for everyone to bid on. Proceeds from the silent auction go to our featured charity Steve join some of the best wedding professionals in the industry at this beautiful water front venue. For more information or to register visit www.i-do-bridalshows.com.Beginning Spanish will be held on Mondays from April is held in the Art room at the Gulfport For more information please contact conversationalspanishnow.com.
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 43 THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y We invite Auxiliary members to attend our meetings the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. We welcome your ideas. open. Members whose dues are paid are eligible for nomination. You must be present. Please think about the role you could have in the upcoming year! Voting will be held in May. 5-7pm.
44 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 By Chelsea Tatham Almost two years ago, while trying to arrest a man. He has jumped fences to catch people and seen the results of gruesome violence. He was even at the front of the house where a man being served a warrant murdered two fellow St. Petersburg patrols the streets of District St. Petersburg bound by Central Avenue to the north and 34th Street South to the west. He spends much of his time in Midtown. Midtown is torn by a struggle between "people who want to make their community better and those Geil, a six-year veteran of the police department who was born and raised in St. Petersburg. He is concerned about the impact the closing of the Sweetbay supermarket will have on a community that the city and community leaders spent millions of dollars and countless hours trying to revitalize. That revitalization GTE Credit Union and improvements or restoration to Midtown landmarks like the Manhattan Casino, Royal Theater and Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum. Geil is worried that the closing of Sweetbay will be a step back in the revitalization process. After the Sweetbay opened, he noticed a small decline in the number of people just hanging out. It is important for any community to have family-owned businesses, he said, but many smallbusiness owners in Midtown dont shoo away loiterers for fear of losing business. Having the majority of a community be small, corner invites loitering and crime, he said. And it makes the place look bad. Despite seeing all the problems in the neighborhood-Geil has learned to separate from the negativity and has found what he calls hidden gems within Midtown. One of his hangout spots is the Duncan McClellan Glass studio and gallery studio and gallery, part of a warehouse district-turned arts mecca, features many national and international artists and works like vases, sculptures, pottery and giant insects made of metal and colored glass. Owner Duncan McClellan is proud packing plant transformed into a space for art. McClellan is known nationwide for his galleries parties, dinners and art exhibits at his studio and welcomes the police who patrol the neighborhood. Im thankful for their service in the area, McClellan said. They are always welcomed here. Another gem, Geil says, is one of the oldest cemeteries in St. Petersburg. The Greenwood Cemetery, on the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Street South and graves dating back to the the entrance is a Civil War memorial where Union and Confederate soldiers are buried side by side. The original keepers of the cemetery, the Cunninghams, were all born in the late cemetery in a large granite tomb. In the middle of the cemetery near the family graves is a tall statue of the Virgin Mary as a headstone. Engraved on the bottom is the phrase The spirit shall return unto God who gave it. cemetery waiting for calls. I have some friends, some to do ghost hunts in here, Geil said. Geil said there are people who have been born and raised in this area who are stuck in their ways and dont want their lives or their community to change. But he said there are many community members who work hard to keep their community improving. During his years as an says, he has seen things that could have made him lose was hard for him not to take home his work experiences. But he has grown as both says, and now he is able to separate duty and home life. Police ofcer knows rough spots, hidden gems of Midtown 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
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46 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. What are the Responsibilities of a Successor Trustee? The use of a revocable living trust to receive the assets of a deceased formal Probate Court approval. A named successor trustee in a trust document has certain responsibilities which should be performed in the administration of the trust. Some of the ordinary and necessary steps which a successor trustee should take in lawful and proper trust A. The trust document should be interpretation as well as each trust B. The implementation of the substitution of the successor trustee C. Interested persons concerning the administration of the trust should be D. A successor trustee has a legal duty to protect, insure and manage trust assets and may have liability for the improper accomplishment of F. A successor trustee has an assets in accordance with the prudent G. A successor trustee is responsible to make any contributions due to the personal representative of the pay for creditor claims, administrative H. A successor trustee has an obligation to inform and account to I. A successor trustee has a responsibility to make payment or compromise any claims made by a timely and proper manner and is liable to ensure that all due taxes are the personal representative of the distribute income and/or principal to further trusts provided for in the M. A successor trustee is obligated to perform all trust administration should avoid self-dealing, prejudice trustee has a duty of impartiality in the performance of obligations to the The above is only a partial list of the duties of a successor trustee after a settlor of a trust passes on. Most of be accomplished with the guidance and assistance of competent legal counsel. Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson 1135 Pasadena Avenue South, Suite 140, St. Petersburg, Florida. The telephone number is 727-347-5131. Mr. Myers 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 please consult an attorney. 327-8855 5412 Central Avenue327-8855 Come See The Difference!Come See The Difference! Come See The Difference! Exceptional Eye care, Distinctive Eye wear Contact Lens Specialists Dr Dennis Ryczek Vision Correction without Surger y luding Evenings We Accept Most e A/EYEMED
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50 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 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. CONCRETE BLOCK & BRICK WORKDriveways, Patios, Sidewalks & Slab Additions. Lic#C8057 & Insured. 30 Years Experience. 727-418-1701. Insurance Lawn/Landscape EXPERT SPRINKLER REPAIR Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 25 Years Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps. 439-0792. Lic.#C8312. BBB Accredited. NICHOLSONS PRO FULL SERVICE-Lawn Care. Old School Quality at Old School Prices. Senior Discounts. Free Estimates. County Certied. 727-565-3951. LAWN & HAUL-Affordable Prices. Roof Cleaning, Mowing, Hedge/Tree Trimming, Brush Removal, Code Violation Clean-Ups, Debris Hauling. Dependable. Senior Discounts. Dave, 727-215-2229. Marine Repair Home Improvement Home Improvement PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. Lawn/Landscape LAURAS LAWNS 727-242-1946 Free Es timate, Mow, Weed Eat, Blow, Mow, Blow & Go!
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 51 DANS HAULING-727-341-1135. Full Service Clean-ups. Drop Off Trailers. Painting PINNIX PAINTING INC.Interior, Exterior. In Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates. Commercial Residential References Upon Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293. WHEN QUALITY COUNTS-Trust Masters Painting. Making happy customers for 30yrs. Pressure Cleaning, Honest, Reliable. 727-3441674. References/Guaranteed. Lic.#C4749. 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. BEACH CONST & PLUMBING SERVICES#C7128. Senior Discounts, All Plumbing Needs. No Overtime Charges. 40+ yrs. Experience. 727-421-4903. Bill Strickland. Small Engine Repair CLEANING PEOPLE-Needed for House Cleaning Company, P/T Days. Must have 1yr.+ Experience, Good Pay. Must have Transportation. Call 727-743-0701 after 6p.m.VISITING ANGELSMature companions, homemakers, CNAs needed for elderly adults. Flexible schedule. Call Visiting Angels today. 727-822-3034. LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPAST ORChiropractic Assitant. 3 1/2 days weekly along side the Dr. in a local busy chiropractic ofce in S. Pasadena. Fax resume to 727-381-7911 or call 727-346-0911. Experience not needed, Will Train. P/T MARINA ASSISTANTCITY OF GULFPORT. Ability to work exible hoursweekends, weekdays & holidays. Strong customer service skills and cashier experience preferred. Experience in marina maintenance and custodial duties required. Entry $10.26 P/H. Background/drug screen and physical will be conducted. A City of Gulfport Employment Application must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. Submit applications to The City of Gulfport 2401 53rd St. S., Gulfport, FL 33707 or via fax (727) 893-1005. E.O.E. RECREATION LEADER-City of Gulfport. Immediate part-time evening position available for the Teen Night Program. Education/ Experience preferred in education, physical education or related eld. Knowledge of recreational activities including games, arts & crafts and sports. H.S. diploma required/18+ years of age. Entry $10.259/hr. Background, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Open until lled. A City of Gulfport Employment Application must be submitted in order to be considered for the position. Send applications to the Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. or City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S., E.O.E. BOOTH RENTAL-for Nail Tech and Hairdresser. 384-1904. Ask for Melody. PROFESSIONAL CRAFTERSWork at Home. Contract Work: Requires $40 Materials Fee, Glue Gun & Transport a Must. J&K Novelty, 727-527-1816 Moving/Hauling COMPTETENT MULTITASKER WANTEDCounter person for SPB DLites Ice Cream Shop and Beach Cafe. Flexible hours includes weekends. Call 813-857-1450. Plumbing Help Wanted
52 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 1998 JEEP CHEROKEE-Driven Daily, Runs Good. A few minor problems. $2500. Call or Text 727-709-2774. 2002 HONDA ACCORD-All Black. $3200. 150K Ice Cold Air. 727-623-4229. 2002 MAZDA 626 LX4Df, white sedan, 148K, real nice, 4 cyl, loaded. $2995. 727-571-1553. CADI 2001 DEVILLE-54K, Loaded, Like New! $6900. obo 727-343-5613. 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. THE HIGHE$T FA$T CA$H PAID TODAY! For your Junk Car, Truck, Van. Free 1hr. Pick-up Time. Title Requried. Sam 727-251-2130. Furniture/Appliances 40 ROUND PEDESTAL KITCHEN-Table. Drop Sides, 2 Chairs. Excellent Condition $110. 727-865-3798. OAK MURPHY BED SETFull/Double. Includes two night stands and lamps. $800 OBO 656-5420 CHINA CABINET, TABLE & CHAIRS-$99. Mahogany Table $75. 727-822-6659. GRAND OPENING SALEFurnitue, Appliances, Home Decor and More! Hotel Liquidation Warehouse, 5009 Gulfport Blvd. 727-3298929. www.HotelLiquidationWarehouse.com 2 LIVING ROOM CHAIRSLow Back, Tapestry Material, Good Condition, Modern Look, Mahogany Legs, 1-Reddish, 1-Beige. $80/ Both. 727-688-0244. LADIES SITTING CHAIR-Wood frame, (pink/ beige) Padded seat/back, Wicker Sides $40. 727-322-8549. General MILITARY COLLECTORS!!!Yugo m48 Mauser, matching #s. comes with sling, bayonet and manual. Great bore, nice rie! $275 FIRM! 727-867-8205. HONEY GKS RAW HONEY-Half Pints, Pints & Quarts 727-321-5159. 2 HALLS FOR RENT-Small 150pp. Large 300pp. Weddings, Meetings, Celebrations. Lithuanian American Club 4880 46th Ave. N. St. Petersburg. Vida 727-866-7936. GIANT CLOTHING SALE-Everything $5.00, buy 1 get 1 Free! Creative Comforts Thrift Store. 5520 58th St. N. All Star Plaza, Tues. thru Friday 10am-5:30pm. Sat. 9:30am.2:00pm. 727-289-7004. 22 BOLEN LAWN MOWER5 HP Briggs & Straton. Like New. $75. 727-322-8549 ORIENTAL RUG-Greens/Black. 5 x 7. Very Good Condition. House with no Pets. $20. Older Treadmill. Works Good. $25. 2 Bikes, Need Back Tires $25. Each. 727-798-3824. INDOOR TENNIS TABLE1 Year Old with Net, Balls & Paddles, only $250. 727-343-7332. GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. CAMPING TENT HILLARY-Sequia. 8 x 16 Excellent Shape $60. Golf Clubs 1 set linx Irons w/# 3 and #4 MacGregor Woods $25. Spaulding XL4 Irons with Arnold Palmer Woods #1, 3, 4, 5, and new nylon bag, $50. Newer 20 Panasonic TV $25, Primus Camping Stove/Grill, never used. (Propane) $40. Coleman #425-2 burner camp stove, $20. 727-322-8549. 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. Pets/Animals HOEI BIRD CAGE -18 x 18 x 18 with Metal Stand, lots of additional Play toys $75. 727322-8549 Legal Notices 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 WHOLE CONTENTS OF HOUSE Furnishings, Appliances, Workshop, Lawn Tools, Patio. Saturday 8am-4pm. 1371 Seagull Drive S. 515-250-4163. 4747 17TH AVE. S.-Thurs./Fri. 10-5. Side Porch. LARGE, MULTI FAMILY SALE-Big & Small Items. Fri. & Sat. 8am-6pm. 4510 22nd Ave. So. 2217 QUINCY ST. S.Sat. 8-3p.m. Furniture, ladies XL clothes, oriental, twin bed, wicker chairs, dish sets, turkey fryer, smoker, tons of misc. Lost & Found LOST FEMALE WHITE BICHON-Vicinity of Pasadena Yacht & Country Club on March 20. Dog answers to Lucy. Reward! Call 439-5619. LOST 2 IDSGulfport Area on St. Patricks Day. 727-744-2244. Card of Thanks PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN O 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. O star of the sea, help me and show me here you are my mother. O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. O 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 3 consecutive days and then you must publish it and it will be granted to you. 4CT Automotive Automotive General
Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 53 LANDLORDS NEW ACCOUNT SPECIALDan Yingst Realty Prop. Mgmt Co. Is Now Accepting New Accounts at a Discounted First Year Rate of 5% per Month. (Restrictions Apply). Call Today 727-321-5258. BAY ISLAND WHAT A VIEW!W/F, 1BR/1BA Condo, W/D, Carport, Htd. Pools, Gated, Adult, Yearly Lease. THE SUN TEAM, 727345-0099. 1BR. S. PASADENA APT.$625/mo. includes water/maintenance. Close to shopping & bus, across from Publix, 6921 Hibiscus Ave. 727804-5694. 5945 FAIRFIELD AVE. S.2BR/1BA Apt. $650Mo. Also 1BR/1BA, $550/Mo. & Security. Water, Sewer, Garbage Included. Own Parking for 2 Cars. Background Check. 727-7100776. GULFPORT ART DISTRICT STUDIO$575/ Mo. includes W/S/G, Cable, Tile Throughout, 1 story On Beach Blvd. Near Library. 727-3454875. PARK STREETClose to everything, clean 1BR Apt., $625/mo. No pets. Call Kim 727541-2578 or Joanne 727-421-2555 SEVERAL FAMILY READY HOMES-for Rent from 2BRs, 3BRs & 4BRs. Reasonable Rents, 1st and Last to Move in. Section 8 ok. Newly Painted, Clean. Most with Yards. Small Pet Ok with Deposit. Call for Appt. 727-565-5565. 708 60TH ST. S. GULFPORTCute, spotless 2BR/1BA house w/huge unfenced backyard. Freshly painted, C/H/A, W/D Hook-up. Credit & Background Check. No Smoking. $695/Mo. No Section 8. Utilities not included. Call Sandy, 727-418-2242. 2BR/1BA DUPLEX-8th Ave. N. $750/Mo $750/ Security. Carport, Storage/Laundry Hook-ups, Remodeled, Quiet Safe Neighborhood. Long Term Adjacent Tenants. 727-347-1017. ISLA DEL SOL-Casa Del Mar 1BR/1.5BA, 4th Floor, Balcony, Unfurnished. Pool, Spa, Waterview. $900/Mo. plus last & Security. 727347-0909. TASTEFUL AND NEW!2719 Beach Blvd. 2BR/1BA, 100% Beautifully updated w/all new s.s. appliances, including microwave, washer/ dryer, garbage disposal refrigerator. New kithcen cabinets, new oors, Laundry room, private fenced-in yard, screened patio. Off Street Parking for 2. $950/Mo. annual. 941223-1100. STUDIO APARTMENT REMODELEDFenced-in Yard. Quiet. Parking. W/D Includes WIFI, Electric, Water, Cable, $625/Mo. + Security. No Pets. 727-916-0916. READY SOON-4 Units are Being Totally Renovated, Excellent Location, 1&2 BR, All Utilities Included, Background Check Required, Looking for Quality Tenants! 727-410-6599. City of Gulfport Public Notices City of Gulfport Public Notices Real Estate for Rent Wa nt people to kno w what yo u re all ab out? Business Adve rt ising Fe at ur e 2BR/1BA/1CAR GARAGE-Gulfport House. 1100sf, Walk to Stetson Law, CHA, W/D Hook-up, Wood Floors, Large Yard, Consider Lease/Option. $950/Mo. 727-347-4555.
54 Gabber March 28 April 3, 2013 TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. EFFICIENCY GULFPORT ART DISTRICTClose to Beach, Kitchen, Living Space 1 room, Separate Bedroom. Large Bathroom, Walker Accessable. $600/Mo. includes Water, Electric, Cable, Internet. 1 Cat Okay, No Dogs. 1st, Last, Deposit. 727-686-5158. 2BR/1BA HOUSE Gulfport Marina District, Ceramic Tile Floors, Fenced Yard. $900/Mo. 256-388-3284 or R.W. CALDWELL REALTY, 727-321-1212. 1BR/1BA APT.-CHA, on Busline. $525/Mo. 1st/last/security. Electric and one 1/2 Water. Background Check. Call 727-409-3716 After 5pm. TOWN SHORES WINDSOR-2BR/2BA, Front/ Rear Entrance to Water, Updated Kitchen, All New Tile, Power Shutters, Free Gas, H2O, Cable T.V. Club House, Tennis, Pools, Marina & Maintenance. Small Pets OK. 55+ (727) 7914480 CLEAN 1 BEDROOM ON LAKE-Maggiore. Recently Remodeled, Washer/Dryer, CHA Carport. Nice Neighborhood. $750/Mo. All Utilities Included. 727-289-6335. No Dogs. LES CHATEAUX CONDO-2BR/2BA. New Paint/Carpet. Water, Garbage, Cable Included. Heated Pool, Clubhouse, Tennis and Shopping. Non Smoking, No Pets. $800/Mo. plus 1st/last/security. 727-539-9800. Furnished Rentals GULFPORT WATERFRONT STILT HOME3/2, Pool, May-Oct. $1100/Mo. plus Utilities, 1st & Last, No Pets/Smoking. 727-323-1433. SPACIOUS SPOTLESS 3/2Dining Room, Laundry, X-Large Mastern bath w/double size shower, kitchen, glass top range, X-large refrigerator. Fenced corner lot, carport. 2027 37th St. S. $975 (Housing, $1,100) 727-3473555. Accommodations to Share MATURE LADY TO RENT ROOM-in my Home. (Over 30). Private Bath, Cable, Kitchen & Laundry Privileges. Call 727-434-0645.. Real Estate for Rent Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r (7 27 ) 32 1-69 65 fa x 32 778 30R eaders. R esults.Serving Gulfport and surr ounding Communities ev ery T hur sd ay since 1968.
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