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No. 2370 July 17 July 23, 2014 Dash to the Finish By Elizabeth Brown-Worthington Ten-year-old Will Stone was rst to nish in his age group at the rst annual Splash and Dash Biathlon at St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, Saturday, July 12. Around 30 kids competed in the event which was open to all USA Triathlon youth members. See Dash, page Water, Trash, Recycling Going Up in Gulfport Gulfport City Council voted July 15 to increase garbage and recycling year. The year begins October 1. This increase should generate an additional $214,000 in revenue for the city. Council also voted to increase its potable, or drinking, water and sewage rates by the same 12%; this increase is driven by law rather than avarice. Because St. Petersburg sells Gulfport water, Gulfport must, by law, charge its customers at least as much as St. Petersburg charges its customers. In past years, the city subsidized the water and sewage rates to keep its costs lower. St. Petersburg increased its rates by 25%, and Gulfport had no choice but to follow suit. Council divided the increase over two years. Were still at the very lowest compared to most cities, Vice Mayor Christine Brown said. Mayor Sam Henderson pointed out that for homes that use less than 5,000 gallons, the increase would be less than one dollar per bill. When you hear 12%, I know it sounds frightening, he said.Police Tackle Tomlinson Park Issues By Cathy Salustri ground. But for Kathryn Reynolds, the same park has her on edge and searching for another place where her toddler can play. One of the most discussed parts of the park, the skate park, appears at the heart of the controversy. Tomlinson Park, located between 18th and 19th Avenues and 54th and 55th Streets, includes To use the skate park, skaters must follow a few rules: They must sign a consent form and pay a registration fee, and they must wear a helmet. They may bring bikes in on Sundays only. At one time, the city of Gulfport had a paid attendant overseeing the skate park, but currently no one supervises the park. See Tomlinson, page 5
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Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 3 Teen Council School Supply DriveBy Elizabeth Brown-Worthington The Gulfport Teen Council needs your help! We are conducting a school supply drive to collect much needed supplies for students and their families who just cant afford them. We are requesting items such as new or gently used folders, binders, notebooks, pencil bags, rulers, calculators and compasses. We are also asking for new or unopened packages of pencils, markers, crayons, pens (blue, red or black ink), college and/or wide-ruled lined paper, graph paper, glue sticks, sticky notes, highlighters, erasers and dryerase markers. The donations will be distributed to Gulfport Elementary, Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle School, Hamilton Disston School and Boca Ciega High School. We have four drop-off locations including the Gulfport Recreation Center (5730 Shore Blvd. S.), Gulfport City Hall (2401 53rd St. S.), the Gulfport Library (5501 28th Ave. S) S.), donations will be collected until August 14. Any and all donations will be gratefully accepted and given to a child in need. We greatly appreciate your support! South Pasadena Launches New Website With a fresh new look, new content, and user-friendly navigation, the new site will make it even easier for residents, businesses, and visitors to be informed and involved in the city of South Pasadena. You can even get this newsletter online or sign up for e-news and they will email you about whats happening in the city. Please visit mysouthpasadena. com and stay current on city news, events, and photos. For more information about the new website, please contact the City Happy Birthday to You Whether you are celebrating your birthday this month or not, this party is for you. You are invited to the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Ave. S. on Friday, July 25 at 3 p.m. for birthday cake, games, and fun for everyone. Provided by Dolphins View. Must be a registered Gulfport Senior Center member. Membership is easy and free for all individuals 50 years of age or older. For more information, call the Event Line at 727-893-5657.
4 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Lighting Up Gulfport Thanks to Public Works Director Don Sopak, Gulfports street lights will soon have LED bulbs. These bulbs, which will line every public roadway, replace high-pressure sodium vapor bulbs. Sopak worked with Duke Energy to get Gulfports lights replaced for free. The installation will take a year, but at the end of that year Gulfport will have less light pollution, use less fossil fuels and decrease its power costs. Its really a step in the right direction. Theres no other city in Pinellas County that will have LED lighting on their entire roadways but us, Sopak said. LED lights will save Gulfport an estimated $2500 per year. They also start quickly and with less energy, according to Sopak. The bulbs last twice as long as the high pressure sodium vapor lights currently illuminating Gulfport. They dont have that yellow sodium light look to it that were all very familiar with, Sopak said, adding that the cleaner LED light also made it easier to make out details under the light. The upgrades do not include Tangerine Greenway, several other parks or Town Shores. At Ward One Councilman Dan Liedtkes request, the city will contact Town Shores about replacing its lights as well. Gulfport Sets Tentative Millage Rate Gulfport set its tentative millage rate at 4.039 mils, which translates into roughly $4.04 in taxes for every $1,000 in taxable value. This will not necessarily be the tax rate for property owners in Gulfport; this tentative rate represents the highest tax rate the council could set. Gulfport City Council will hold two public hearings about the budget, on September 4 and September 16. City Manager Jim OReilly said staff would have the proposed budget online by Thursday, July 16. Read this article online at theGabber.com and look for the link to the budget.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 5 Dash, from front page While everyone else was in bed or just getting their morning started, some 30 kids were making their way Splash and Dash Biathlon on St. Pete Beach. Saturdays event took place at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center and up of 6to 10-year-olds, had to run point-three miles, swim 100 meters in the pool and then run another point-three miles before crossing the female to cross was 9-year-old Anna were Mateo Luna, Ethan Hurd, Michael Skarupa and Isaac Cullum; Rexroad, Mallory Matthews, Avery Lazzara and Alex Pope. Around 8:25 a.m. the 11to 15-year-olds took their mark. These dedicated young people were to run point-six miles, swim 200 meters and run another point-six old Aaron Kuykendall for the boys, and for the girls, 12-year-old Taylor were boys Greg Glasscock, David Kuykendall, Sam Workman and Christien Tuazon and girls Shannon Ross, Millie Tarrant, Madison Bowman and Marley Bellack. Many of Saturdays runners were members of the Seminole Landsharks, a youth developmental triathlon team based in Seminole. The Landsharks coaches work to nurture growth and development both in the sport of triathlon and in life. The event was not just for seasoned triathlon participants, however; any participant with either a USA Triathlon one-day or annual youth membership was welcome. This biathlon wasnt just about winning a prize, though; it was about making friends. After crossing the went back to the course to cheer the others and even ran with those who were struggling. At the end of the day well, nine a.m. all of the participants were invited to a pool party at the St. Pete Beach pool. No one seemed to care who had won all they cared about was making memories and having a good time. Vendors Wanted Kenneth City Social Club is September. This is an indoor/outdoor sale. Space is limited. Reserve your $10 table today by calling Dick at 727-345-4323.
6 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 School of Ceramic Fish Swimming into Gulfport On Saturday, July 19, from 6 to 10 p.m. visitors can meet and purchase the works of talented independent artisans, craftsmen, authors and entertainers, stretched over a half-mile up and down scenic Beach Boulevard. The event features new artists every week and includes several different sculpture and paint rubbings, upcycled items, handmade/ designed clothing and accessories, body products and more. Art Walks Collective Soulz component brings to Gulfport new and emerging artists, whose talents range from photography to pottery and from drawing to music, giving them the opportunity to see if they can succeed as a working collective Soulz Artists set up in front of the historic Peninsula Inn and Spa. The Industrial Art Center of Gulfport offers step-by-step classes and instruction in specialized areas such as glass casting, glass fusing, sculptural welding and forged steel for students age 5 to 85. Live musicians appear at several venues throughout the waterfront district, including the Double M Band, Henry Ashwood, Jay Pritchard, and Paul Anthony, to name a few. While browsing the art and craft booths, dont miss Gulfports unique shops, boutiques and galleries and enjoy dinner at one of over a dozen weeks Meet the Artist reception, at Domain Home Accessories will feature the newly arrived work of ceramic artist Peggy Wollins. Peggy her Maymeep Studio in Centreville, Virginia, she depicts imaginary, one-of-a-kind marine life from clay. According to Wollins, As a lifelong art junkie, doodler and animal lover my subject matter makes sense. I worked in the art gallery industry for ten years, stopping when I had kids. I started taking a pottery wheel class, and was quickly smitten. Her pieces are wheel-thrown, then altered and augmented using found objects. She uses a variety of applied gold, silver and copper leaf. Old typewriters, sewing machines, stereo components and other simple machinery yield a treasure trove of twist in each art work. There is no admission fee for visitors and complimentary parking is available nearby with courtesy trolley rides available from off-site parking areas. Gulfport events are pet and family friendly. Experience a dining, shopping and cultural experience unlike any other. The event is located near the surrounding area of 3129 Beach Blvd. S., Gulfport. Vendor information can be found at SIKpromotions.com. Call 727322-5217.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 7 To pre-qualify for this study, you must: thestudy Meridien Research(727) 347-8839 Barbecue Fundraiser Smokin Js BBQ will host a fundraiser on Monday, July 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. for 23-year-old Briana Campbell, 21-year-old Jamesia Lang and 25-year-old Grace Collier. These three Angels were fatally injured in a car crash leaving behind six will go to the Three Angels with Six Blessings Foundation through Bank of America. A $10 dollar donation will provide patrons with the following: BBQ chicken, baked beans, coleslaw dinner roll and soda or bottled thanks to Gulfport area businesses and restaurants providing gift Smokin Js is located at 5145 Gulfport Blvd. S. in Gulfport. For any inquiries, please contact Community 893-1693 or at zmills@mygulfport. us.Sock Hop with the Impacs The legendary Impacs are hosting another fantastic Sock Hop Dance Party at the historic Gulfport Casino at 5500 Shore Blvd. S. on July 18 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. This time, The Impacs will welcome special guests Bo Santos, master of doo-wop and Aaron Angello, national recording artist from the Rockin Blues. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door and available now at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom and Beach Blvd. S. or theimpacs.com. For more information, contact 727-512-0046. Come Play with Your Food At Womans Club You dont want to miss the First Annual Foodscape Competition at St. Petersburg Womans Club located at 40 Snell Isle Blvd. N.E. on Sunday, July 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. Its not too late to sign up! A foodscape is a landscape made completely from food. There is no entry fee. Enter in one of these categories: business, groups, individuals or family. This event is for chefs, caterers, food services, individuals, families and businesses who want to have fun and create. This is a great way to promote good nutrition and summer fun. Free onsite advertising. Winners receive bragging rights and a trophy. To judge, the public is a $3 admission fee to adults, children 12 and under free. A portion of the proceeds to which helps special needs children. For entry forms and questions email to email@example.com or visit StPetersburgWomansClub.org.
8 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Last Chance to Catch One-Act Festival The Gulfport Community Players will end their th Annual Summer One Act Festival on Sunday, July 20. There are a variety of comedies, dramas and even one musical in their 13-play line-up this year. These are all very short plays, from 5 to 15 minutes each, and are sure to entertain their audiences. These are all original plays, never before seen by any audience anywhere. The festival will be at the Catherine A. Hickman Theater of Gulfport. This theater is located on Beach Blvd. at 26th Ave. S. in Gulfport. Curtain times are Thursday, Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., and 2 p.m. on Sunday. There is a map showing just how to get to the theater on the Players web site at gulfportcommunityplayers.org. Tickets are on sale now at many locations in and around Gulfport available at the Gulfport Beach Bazaar, the Gulfport Casino, the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, and also at Funkytown Resale Boutique. You can also get them at the Hickman before the curtain, or use their willcall number 727-322-0316, and have them waiting for you at the ticket booth before the curtain. Be sure to pay for and pick the latter at least a half hour before curtain time. If not, the tickets may be sold to others waiting in line. There is plenty of free parking at the theater and in surrounding areas of Gulfport. There is also a concession stand in the lobby of the theater for your convenience. For your dinning enjoyment there in the Arts District of Gulfport, just south of the Hickman Theater. Be advised though that, especially on Friday and Saturday nights, they can and do get crowded. Its advisable to show up at least two hours before curtain time if you plan on eating in the Gulfport Arts District on those nights and then attending their performance later. Tai Chi at the Casino The classes meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9 a.m. at the Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd. S. This gentle form of exercise elasticity, heart health, bone strength, balance and more while avoiding stress on hip and knee it is recommended you attend both classes. There is a suggested donation of $5 per class, which are open to everyone. Call Marge Grudzinksi at 727-345-6708 for more information.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 9 Pass-a-Grille to Hold Public Meeting on Design Standards The city will hold a public meeting as a next step in the Pass-a-Grille Pathway to the Future Project. At the meeting, residents will help staff create Design Standards and other solutions to the issues raised at previous events. The meeting will be held on Thursday, July 17 at 6 p.m. at the Warren Webster Building, 1500 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach. Visit stpetebeach.org.Skyway Market to Resume in the Fall The Skyway Community Market will be taking a break for the rest of the summer and will resume in the fall. For further information please contact the market coordinator, Christy Martin at 727-867-7961, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Skyway Community Market is located at 2601 54th Ave. S. in St. Petersburg.
10 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Letters Beware Slippery Boat Ramp Dear Editor: Recently three local guys took advantage of a beautiful weekend morning to take their boat returning close to noon. On arriving at the boat ramp (at the end of St. Pete Beach, close to the Don CeSar) we got ready to load the boat back onto the trailer. They backed the truck up to the ramp and began to hook the boat up. As they tried to pull up the ramp, the wheels began to spin and would not move. Trying this several times, they put the truck in park, employed the emergency brake, to brace the wheels. Within seconds, the truck slid back and was totally submerged in the water. happens often here. Five hours of waiting for professional police divers and a tow truck, the truck was eventually lifted out of the water. The tow truck driver also said that this happens a lot here. He, in fact, had pulled four vehicles out of the water in the same location in the last two months. Letters to the Editor Please keep letters to the editor as brief and to the point as possible. Letters must be typed in upper and lower case on plain white paper or emailed to email@example.com. One letter per author every four weeks. All letters are printed and edited for length and content at the discretion of the editors. The Gabber encourages and welcomes all letters. The views and opinions expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent the views of the publishers, staff or advertisers. If this is the case, shouldn't the city make it safer for all boaters? Insurance is not going to be able to replace my vehicle's value or its contents, all destroyed. This is my only transportation. I have to pay for a rental car and take time off work to sort out this mess. So, beware all boaters if you use that ramp. Your vehicle may end up at the bottom of the Bay, and you'll have to deal with the aftermath that comes with it.Mario LlorensVote 'Yes' to Greenlight Dear Editor: The lengthy letter against the PSTAs Greenlight Plan [Vote No to Greenlight, July 10, 2014 edition] to improve public transit has so many misstatements, start with the writers argument that driverless cars are an answer for our future. Whether a car has a driver in it or not, it still takes up the same space as part of our automobile daily. Also, the writer focuses on the distance from a riders house to where one can board a train, citing a study. His respected source for his data is the Cato Institute, which was founded by one of the Koch brothers and wants expansion of oil and coal use to increase the Koch brothers either because of lack of knowledge or intentionally, that the Greenlight Plan includes circulator buses which will take residents from a bus stop within a block or two from their home to a train, main bus line or a rapid transit bus. In addition, the writer omits that the Greenlight Plan includes a DART bus service for doorstep pick up for our disabled residents whether senior or not. Since most of us will live seven to 10 years beyond our ability to drive a car, the writer, by opposing the Greenlight Plan, is condemning these seniors to a life as shut-ins. And, since twothirds of our residents live in homes that they own, these homeowners will get a substantial property tax cut if Greenlight passes. The one penny tax not only spreads the cost to everyone, but a full one-third of those who pay sales tax in Pinellas are visitors, not residents of our County. And lets not forget that the young and low income workers who cant afford a car will have vastly improved public transit access to get to and from work, school, job training, and even a movie or a Rays game at a very low travel cost. The PSTAs Greenlight Plan is a good deal and a good deal more for our residents.Frank Lupo
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 11 Community Law Program Legal assistance is available from the Community Law Program at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Ave. S. every third Friday of the month. You must be 60 years of age or older and qualify with the program. Call 727-582-7480 to qualify and to make the appointment. If you qualify, the legal assistance is free. The Community Law Program is provided by St. Petersburg attorneys and exists to empower the most vulnerable in our community through pro bono legal representations and assistance and outreach.Art in the PARC PARC announces the 7th Annual Art in the PARC will be held Friday, July 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Duke Energy, 299 1st Ave. N. in St. Petersburg. This free indoor event features over 1,000 pieces of artwork and jewelry created by PARC artists with developmental disabilities and includes food, refreshments and music. All artwork and jewelry sold that programs as well as the artists. Guests will be able to stroll through the Duke Energy lobby which will be pottery, fabric sculptures, and art prints which were all created by PARC artists with assistance from trained instructors and community volunteers. PARC artists will be on hand to meet guests and discuss their work. PARCs art programs promote each artists inclusion at local venues and their contributions to the cultural and economic heart of the community. Artists receive half the proceeds on their work. Since 1953, PARC has been supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities by offering a variety of services focused on their unique needs and goals. For more information about Art in the PARC, call 727-341-6903 or visit
12 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Be Enlightened at The Longhouse Come hear Lama Lena Yeshe Kaytup present Self-liberation through Naked Awareness on July 28 and 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Longhouse, 2309 49th St. S. in Gulfport. During her nearly 40 years of dharma study and practice in this lifetime, she spent three years studying with Lama Thubten Yeshe at his monastery in Nepal. She uses an informal teaching style that is humorous, artful and well worth experiencing. The teachings are offered freely, as in the traditional manner. Donations are collected to support the Lamas travel expenses. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. It is encouraged to contribute what you can manage. Call Lyn Dean at 530-680-4152 for questions or more information. Hop on the Gulfport Rays Trolley! Promotional tickets for the September 4 Rays home game are available at the Gulfport Casino. A $25 promotional ticket purchased at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom will get you a ride to Tropicana Field, a lower box seat and a complimentary Rays baseball hat, redeemable at the redemption desk inside Tropicana Field. If you already have a Rays ticket for the September 4 game, show your ticket to the trolley driver, and you will receive a complimentary ride on the Gulfport-Rays Trolley. Departure times are 5 p.m. for batting practice, 6 p.m. for pre-game and 7 p.m. for game time. The Gulfport Trolley will be leaving from the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, 5500 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport. Rays promotional tickets are on sale now at the Gulfport Casino box ticket information, contact 727-8931070. Seniors Chat Room Join others as they experience table topics with the Gulfport Senior Centers Chat Room every Friday at 1:30 p.m. The Center is located at 5501 27th Ave. S. in Gulfport.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 13 On the WaterfrontLilliam Yerke, 11, masters the art of windsurng at one of Eckerd Colleges Waterfront camps. The Waterfront has several camps for kids, including sailing, marine discovery, water sports and kayaking. The programs range from ages 6 to 15; to learn more, visit the programs website at eckerd.edu/waterfront/watersportscamp/index.php. Paint with a Twist for the Animals Painting with A Twist St. Petersburg has created custom designs for a fundraising evening for the animals. Join them on Friday, July 18 from 7 to 10 p.m. at 2527 Central Ave. in St. Petersburg. Never picked up a brush before? No worries! PWAT makes it easy and so much fun. Fee of $45 includes painting supplies, wine and treats to make this Picassoesque experience even sweeter. Take home a completed painting on canvas and ready for hanging. Choose either the dog or cat. SPCA Tampa Bay.Reserve your seat today. Register at SPCATampaBay. org.American Legion Post 125 News Dont miss the many events being held this summer. The Annual Back to School Supply Drive is underway. There is a list of supplies that are needed. Please drop off your donations at the lounge. The Annual Auxiliary Penny Auction will be held in October and will be here before you know it. Its time to donate those gently used items hanging around your home and give them a new home, (no clothes please). Call and your donations can be picked up now. Steak-ums is a great way to pass Sunday afternoons and get out of the heat of the day.
14 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Free Family Movie Day at Gulfport Library Come beat the heat and take in two free movies at Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Ave. S., on Saturday, July 19. PG movie starts at 10:30 a.m., PG-13 movie starts at 1:30 p.m. New titles selected. Call 727-893-1074 to Beach Youth Council Takes Second Place The Florida League of Cities announced the following youth councils as winners of its third annual municipal youth council video competition: First Place Tampas Mayors Youth Corps, Second Place St. Pete Beachs Youth Council, and Third Place Belle Glades Youth Empowerment Center. Links to all videos are available Publications.aspx?CNID=178. This years youth council video competition required councils to look at their own city and ask, What is the most critical youth issue my city should consider in the upcoming year? Additionally, nominees were required to submit an action plan that included the following elements: 1) ways that young people or youth organizations can be part of the solution, 2) how their local government, businesses, civic and religious organizations, the chamber of commerce, community groups and other citizens can work together to resolve the issue and 3) a narrative action plan for resolution of the issue that provides a timetable and budget, if one is necessary. Winners will receive a trophy and monetary award; recognition at the Leagues Annual Conference; be featured in the Leagues statewide publication, Quality Cities (QC) magazine; and have their videos presented on the Leagues website, as well as its Facebook and Twitter accounts. Youth councils are organizations composed of students, typically from high schools within a city, who may also serve as an advisory board to a city commission/council. Many times these students are selected to serve based on their leadership potential or for their desire to learn more about their community and give back through volunteer service. Meet the Artist St. Pete ArtWorks, 635 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg is hosting an artist reception entitled Photo ExpressionismImages by Richard Stewart from Far and Wide on Saturday, July 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Exhibit continues through August 2. Call 727-710-7716.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 15 Learn How to Pay for Long Term Care Afraid you cant get Medicaid? Come to the Gulfport Senior Center on Monday, July 28 at 2:30 p.m. to hear April Hill, a local estate planning and elder law attorney, explain how long-term care insurance, private funds, and Medicaid differ, how each can pay for long term care, and which payment plan will work best for you. Must be a registered Gulfport Senior Center member. Membership is easy and free for all individuals 50 years of age or older. For more information, call the Event Line at 727-893-5657. Instrument Petting Zoo at Gulfport Library The Florida Orchestra Instrument Library, 5501 28th Ave. S., on Monday, July 21 at 3 p.m. as part of the K-5th grade summer reading program. Your little maestro will get a fun, hands-on experience trying out different instruments and joining in on the cacophony of a make believe orchestra. For more information call Cailey at 727-893-1133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Dont Miss This 26th Annual Cool Art Show Dance your way around the art at the Coliseum Ballroom and forget about the heat or possible midsummer storms. Come into the cool the Cool Art Show that is. Always on the third weekend of July, this years show will be held on July 19 and 20, and will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Hosted by the Professional Association of Visual Artists (PAVA), this premier indoor show takes place inside St. Petersburgs historic Coliseum Ballroom located at 535 4th Ave. N. Admission and parking are free, and the food and beverage concessions, including beer and wine, provide ample refreshments. Attendance has always been high craft event which offers high caliber work from 80 local and statewide artists, including several award winners from this years Mainsail Art Show: John Mascoll, Ernie Simmons, John Kellum, Ana Varela, and Dave Bruner. A contemporary and classic collection of hand-crafted visual and functional works are available for sale in paint, wood, ceramics, photography, metal, glass, mixed media and jewelry. PAVA has been in existence for 27 years, and is now organized art organization. Since its inception, artist members from Florida and the eastern United States organize several annual high caliber art shows and educational programs, including the Annual 2Cool Art at the Gulfport Casino in February. Cool Art has grown in 26 years from its beginnings as a small outlet for artists in the slow summer, to an outstanding, highly respected not to be missed summer art event. This years Cool Art show promises to continue a trajectory of innovation, multimedia creativity and vibrant contemporary craft. Images of artists work are available on request. Visit pava-artists.org.
16 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 By Cathy Salustri When Heather Kaminsky gave birth to Destiny 11 years ago, the amniotic band had wrapped around Destinys right leg. Heather also had gestational diabetes, the result of which was Destinys left leg had only one short bone in it. At six months, Destiny became a double amputee. As a toddler, she received prosthetics legs. Destiny looks just like everyone else. She doesnt like it when she feels different. Like most pre-teen in with her peers matters to her. seeing her as different, so she tends to shy away, her mom says. That wasnt a problem when she was cheering for the Carollwood Hurricanes, but when Destiny wanted to play soccer, the local teams told her, Sorry, no. her, Heather says. She wanted to do soccer, but they were worried about the legs falling off. She wasnt able to keep up, running-wise, so she did get discouraged because she wasnt fast enough. Last month, things changed for Destiny. She spent a week in Louisville with the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team. It was pretty cool, Destiny says while practicing at Gulfports Hoyt Field. The coaches help you learn. The ones in school they teach you but not so much. They help you, just not a lot. It was absolutely amazing, her mom says, smiling. It opened the door for her to see she can do these type of things. Heather and Destiny live in Tampa, but Heather works at Tropicana Field. One of her coworkers told her about VetSports and Taylor Urruela, a combatwounded amputee who has become the face of combat wounded athletes. Urruela, along with the other players on the VetSports teams, practices in Gulfport on the weekends. He invited Destiny to come out for a practice. The last Sunday in June, Destiny did just that. Her new teammates gave her tips on her swing and worked with her. I think I was keeping up. It was pretty fun, Destiny said after practice, her lips blue from an icy treat. in her building, Heather says from the stands. Heather was 17 when she gave birth to Destiny. Doctors, fearing Destiny might be too much for a teenage mom to handle, asked Heather right away if she wanted to give her baby up for adoption. Today, Heather watches her daughter run and play She says Im her hero, but truthfully? says Heather, Shes mine. Destiny Kaminksy found role models in the VetSports team, who took the double amputee pre-teen under their wing at a recent practice in Gulfport. Destiny describes playing ball in with Wounded Warriors in Louisville and with the VetSports league in Gulfport as a life experience that youll never get to know.VetSports Helping Heroes of a Different Sort
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 17 Summer Luau at Womans Club The GFWC St. Petersburg Womans Club at 40 Snell Isle Blvd. N.E. will be having a summer luau on Friday, August 8 at 6:30 p.m. Open to members and guests. Cost is $25 per person which includes a catered tropical dinner with pineapple upside down cake, live entertainment (hula dance group) and Hawaiian music. BYOB, virgin mai tais and margaritas available. Reserve by August 3 by calling Joan Jaicks at 727-896-5097 or email Laura Brock Historic Building Restoration Fund. Gulfport Night Out Residents are invited to learn more about crime prevention and to meet the Gulfport Police Department and other city departments at the Gulfports Night Out event Thursday, August 7, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Catherine Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Ave. S. at the surrounding parking lot located on 26th Ave. S. Attendees will get to meet and learn about the GPD and crime prevention, but also the Gulfport Fire Department, and other city staff will showcase information on other departments within the city. View Gulfports prime patrol vehicles as well as the marine unit. Pinellas County Sheriffs Department will display the forensic mobile unit for participants to learn more about the process. Enjoy free kid friendly activities with popcorn, sand art necklaces, a high striker for kids, mini hoop shot basketball and a few more additional games with prizes. A representative from the newly formed monthly crime watch meetings will be there to answer questions on how citizens can get involved. The Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Gulfport Neighborhood Center, 1617 49th St. S. Sergeant Thomas Woodman states, Gulfport police will be in attendance to show our support with our community partnerships and businesses as well as our citizens. We hope to see a large appearance from our community. Please stop by and meet your local law enforcement. The Gulfport Night Out event is organized by the Gulfport Police Department and the city of Gulfport. For more information on this event, contact 727-893-1111.
18 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 This Weeks Solution Heralding our Fireghters Gulf Beaches Historical Museum's with the thank you luncheon for July 9. On exhibit are authentic objects, photographs, uniform pieces and equipment. This exhibit tells the story of the department as it has evolved from its volunteer foundation in the early days of settlement. Fires took quite a toll on many early Victorian era properties, and the beach resorts were no exception. See pictures volunteers who bravely fought lives and property. Following island consolidation in 1957 when a full time department took shape, today's squad has two stations, commanded by Chief Dan Graves, that keep our community safe and provide emergency care for our worldwide visitors as well as yearround residents. The museum collection highlights life as it was in the early development of the south Pinellas beach communities with its ongoing exhibits. Photos, articles and other memorabilia for this special exhibit familys personal collections, as well as the museums own archive. Gulf Beaches Historical Museum is located at 115 10th Ave., St. Pete Beach. Open summer hours Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Call 727-5521610 or visit gulfbeachesmuseum. com. Always free admission.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 19 The Gabs What do you think Pinellas County should make its top budget priority Travis Justen, Clearwater: Roads. Chris Miller, St. Petersburg: County parks. David Ochoa, Gulfport: Infrastructure. Lauren Elsworth, St. Petersburg: Schools.
20 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Catch the About Face Photography Show Experience the About Face photography show by Gulfport artist continents through July 30 at the Catherine Hickman Theater Lobby at 5501 27th Ave. S., Gulfport. Judes photography is held in private collections and has been shown at numerous venues on both Florida coasts, including Tampas Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. Both her photographs and published writings have won coveted awards. She still totes her old AE1 no longer available. If you would like to get in touch with Jude Bagatti, please email email@example.com.Build a Hanging Vertical Planter The Gulfport Library Garden Workshop series will be hosting Sandra Bennett from Home Depot for a fun and educational reservationsonly workshop on Saturday, July 26 at 2 p.m. in the meeting room. Pre-registration is required. Participation will be limited to 30 adults with one participant per household due to the need to prepare supplies and the use of hand tools during the workshop. Participants will build a vertical hanging planter and then take home their new creation. The Home Depot on Tyrone Blvd. has been a major supporter of the Librarys planned seed library and will also be sponsoring this free event, as well as Augusts Earth Box workshop. Many thanks to The Home Depot Assistant Manager Lindsey Tornello and workshop leader Sandra Bennett for their ongoing support and in making this event possible. capacity quickly so dont delay in making your reservation. For more information and to preregister contact 727-893-1073 or stop by the Reference Desk. The library is located at 5501 28th Ave. S.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 21 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 727-321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship Who are the Bahais? What do they believe? Bahai teachings emphasize that all of us, as creations of one God, are part of one human family. Come to the Bahai Center of St. Petersburg, located at 676 2nd Avenue S, St. Petersburg to learn more. Devotions take place every Sunday 10:30AM until 11:30AM. Study circles are oered Tuesday nights7:30-9:30PM. Call the Bahai Center @ 727-894-5791 for more information.
22 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Summer Dive-In Movies Summer Dive-In Movies are back at the St. Pete Beach Community Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Dr. to lounge by the pool while watching out under the stars! They have DiveIns scheduled every Friday night through August 8. Snacks, drinks and glow jewelry will be sold. No outside coolers or food allowed. Doors open at 8 p.m. Admission is only $4 per person. This event will be canceled in inclement weather. For the full schedule of Dive-In movies visit spbrec.com. Call 727363-9264. Bereavement Support Group Good Mourning Group will meet on Mondays beginning July 21 at 9 a.m. at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Ave. S. This is an educational support group series for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Each class will encourage, empower and enhance the process of grieving, mourning and healing. Sponsored by Gee & Sorenson Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Space is limited. Please reserve your place by calling 727-893-5657. Must be a registered Gulfport Senior Center member. Membership is easy and free for all individuals 50 years of age or older. For more information, please call the Event Line at 727-893-5657. Audition for Mama Mia A new special needs theater group is forming for ages 16 and up for an adapted production of Mama Mia. ProjectFREE in Gulfport is looking for singers, dancers, actors, set and scene designers and volunteers. They need to cast 25 performers for this production. Current auditions are ongoing and additional tryouts will be held at the Pilgrim United Church, 6325 Central Ave. in St. Petersburg. To be part of this extravaganza go to myprojectfree.org to sign up. For information call 727-350-5706. mission is to provide opportunities to persons with disabilities.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 23 On the Lam
24 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Featured Artist at the Theater Meet the Artist, Gary Mellenbruch. at his reception on Friday, August 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Catherine Hickman Theater Lobby at 5501 27th Ave. S., Gulfport. Mellenbruch attended Kansas University studying Industrial Design and apprenticed with Worthington and Associates between his junior and senior year in Kansas City, Kansas, working as an architectural illustrator. He opened Mellenbruch Studio at the age of 24. Mullenbruch remarked, I have been a freelance illustrator, graphic designer and at one time had my own art gallery in Kansas City. He has three children who are all artists in different parts of the country. He moved to Tierra Verde in 1998 where he works and plays. The artist, Gary Mellenbruch will be available during the reception to meet, greet and discuss. For more information, contact 727-893-1118. Enter the Geography Bee Hey kids! Brush up on your Geography this summer and have some fun at the library at the same time. Students entering grades one through six are invited to compete for prizes in the Fourth Annual Geography Bee, to be held at the St. Petersburg James Weldon Johnson Community Library, 1059 18th Ave. S., on Wednesday, July 30 at 6:15 p.m. The free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Johnson Community in three grade-level groups will be awarded gift cards. Participants may pre-register and obtain study sheets at the library or online at splibraries. org. Registration is also held on-site the evening of the Geography Bee. For more information, contact the Johnson Community Library Coordinator, 727-893-7113. Learn to Be Suddenly in Command What do you do if you are suddenly in charge of a boat? What do you do in an emergency? Learn how to be Suddenly in Command at Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Ave. S. on Saturday, August 2 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Instruction is free but class size is limited. Call 419-260-3592 for reservations. Presented by USCG Auxiliary Gulfport Flotilla 7-16.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 25 Birds of Prey at the Library Bring the family and come to the end of summer reading program event with Wonders of Nature bird show on July 25 at 7 p.m. at the Gulfport Library, 5501 28th Ave. S. Come get an up close experience with many birds of prey as they swoop into the library! Contact Cailey at 727-893-1133. Get Ready for Taste of the Beaches The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will host its 6th Annual Taste of the Beaches event Saturday, July 19 at Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. tastes from 30 local restaurants and live music by The Hamiltones and the Hunks of Funk. The event is from 4 to 10 p.m. The cost to attend is $10 with food and drink tickets to be sold separately. Tickets may be purchased online at tampabaybeaches.com/events/ eventdetail.aspx?EventID=2367. Flick & Float Movie at Childs Park Pool Bring the family and friends to movie night at Childs Park Pool, 1227 43rd Street S. on Monday, July 21, 8 p.m. St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation presents a family friendly movie, where Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But hes forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. Cost $3.50/ages 3-12, $4/age 13 and up. Floats provided. Flume slide, and diving boards open, lawn chairs welcome. For more information call 727-893-7730. Chamber of Commerce Networking MixerBy Lynda Shehan As your Gulfport Area Chamber grows, many of our new members are signing on to sponsor a networking mixer to showcase their business. We are happy to announce that our next networking mixer on July 17 will be hosted by Egret Cove Center. This lovely facility is located at 550 62nd St. S. Mixers are held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with drawings held throughout the evening as we give away donated prizes and the 50/50 at the end of the evening. If your business would like to join our growing chamber or sponsor a networking mixer, please Feel free to visit our website at Gulfportareachamberofcommerce. org and join online. The chamber also wishes to thank the Gabber for their support in printing these press releases to keep our members informed.
26 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 By Holiday Mathis Diversions, accidents, ill preparedness -theyre all reasons to drift terribly off track from long-term goals during Saturns four-month retrograde. And yet, now that Saturn has decided to turn around, you may activities and detours only added spice and experience to your overall picture. Youre stronger for the living. Anyway, its over now that Saturn CANCER (June 22-July 22). If you feel hurt, afraid or embarrassed, it means you took a chance and it didnt work out. But these are far better states of being than the apathy and boredom that come of a risk-free life. You are one of the strong ones, willing to stay engaged, win or lose, and that is something to celebrate. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You wish to enhance your thoughts by speaking them out loud. Just be aware that not everyone will be so nobly intentioned this week. Youll run into those seeking to disguise their thoughts with their words. Rely on your intuition, though, and these types easily will be spotted. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Empathy is often learned from parents. A lack of empathy is, unfortunately, also a trait that is easily handed down. Consider that whatever a persons empathy score, it likely comes from a long line. This may help you to be more empathic and compassionate in your dealings this week. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Be careful not to organize yourself around pleasing and performing for others. That structure will bring only You will come away feeling that the one receiving the praise and applause was someone else, and youll be right. Strive instead for authenticity, even if it means displeasing someone. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You are different one-on-one from how you are in a group. Furthermore, you are different with different people and different groups. This week it to predict who youll be socially, and you wont know until you make the effort to mix, mingle and show up in a variety of situations. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). People who work with their bodies are as competent and relevant as those who work with their minds -even though society has, through the ages, tended to favor one or the other based on the reasons or the seasons. Try to acknowledge and honor different reasons and seasons. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Let the simple things be simple. Of course, if you looked into them, you might think they were complicated, and you might be right about that. Nonetheless, keep it simple. Thats the way youll sail through this week with a smile on your face. Its the kind of week during which you should smile, smile, smile. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Youll be given notes on a performance or product. Some of the notes wont apply at all. Some of them will be downright wrong. However, it will behoove you to follow the rules for accepting a critique, which include: no arguments, no explanations, no excuses. Listen and say thank you, and fortune follows. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Youll feel that you need to clean up your life -not in the scrub-and-polish sense, but in the way that youd like to include only what needs to be there and nothing else. Youll seek want things to be clearly punctuated and neatly in place. Your efforts will achieve it. ARIES (March 21-April 19). While your desire is intense (Monday through Wednesday), itll be easy to do what you need to do to get where you want to go. When your desire wanes, it will take creativity and experimentation to achieve the results you seek. Thats what makes artist. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Worrying is an attempt at control, if only in your mind. It is only helpful to the point that it can spur you to act on the aspects of your life that are futilely obsessing, the best way to stop is to categorize life into can control and cant control, and then focus on the former. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Youre not in the mood for profundities this week, and so heres the straight story, Gemini: Youll pay, and youll get paid. When you want to know where you are in the game, do the math, and it will tell the complete story. make a difference, so keep your eye on the bottom line. This Week's Birthdays : This year is the perfect combination of hard and soft. There are days that push you to sweat and toil, and then there are stretches of idyllic fun, picturesque experience, the folding of hands and hearts. Youll enjoy a full range of emotions. In September, an investment of effort pays off, and you will earn a validation you dont need but will be nice to have. Your family is growing, and in November, youll all connect to celebrate. Be careful, though, not to entwine business and family. Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6Monday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke by Harmony Hal & His GalTuesday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment by Cillawette Wednesday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke Mike Furman Thursday, 1-3:30 p.m. Dancing & Karaoke with Dave & Cookie 1st & 3rd Friday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment Dorothy & Jim Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Ray & Ann, Entertainment Sunday, 1-3:00 p.m. Woody & his accordion, Music for listening & dancing Weather permitting
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 27 Join a Young at Heart Luncheon St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 1901 62nd Ave. S., St. Petersburg welcomes you to their Young at Heart luncheons. They meet for a prepared lunch on the last Tuesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Following the meal they have a program and/or speaker on a variety of topics. Come meet them and share in fun and fellowship and an opportunity to enhance your knowledge, interests and faith. Call 727-864-3103. Be a Gecko Pub Crawl Ambassador The Gulfport Merchants Association is looking for volunteers to be ambassadors for the Gecko Pub Crawl which is taking place Saturday, August 9. An ambassador is the person who is stationed at each pub who greets the folks and handles the pub crawl business for the 200 participants of the crawl. It is a great, fun way to participate in the crawl without having to crawl yourself. You will be provided all supplies and if you want to dress up to get folks in the spirit of the Roaring Geckos, feel free! Responsibilities include: Be at your assigned location from 4:45 to 9 p.m. Greet crawlers, stamp their crawl ticket, and supply the free drink token. Deal each person a poker card and record the card on their ticket. Each location is going to have three ambassadors. They already have some lined up but they need at least 11 more folks to volunteer. All ambassadors are invited to the after-party at Saltys at 9 p.m. for music, dancing and fun. They will be holding a Crawl Academy a few days before the event to make sure that you all know what to do and work out any kinks, last year this was a huge success. To volunteer or for more information, contact Angela Lagan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 727-348-6490.
28 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Tour Barbara Gilberg HabitatBy Natalie Leggette Join me for a tour of the park on July 30 at 10 a.m. and learn about soil testing. Bring pen and paper to take notes. Barbara Gilberg Habitat is located at 1600 Pasadena Avenue next to the electronic billboard on Shore Drive. Meet Natalie in the pavilion. Beta Sigma Phi Laureate Epsilon Theta members will meet on July 23 at 7 p.m. at the home of Barb Bofferding for a ways and means meeting. Sunshine City Council held their annual organizational meeting on Monday, July 14 at Dixie Hollins High School. Plans for the new year were presented and members are looking forward to another great year. Beta Sigma Phi is a social and cultural organization for women. Most chapters meet from September to May twice a month. Each chapter has a variety of socials. There are career chapters which meet once a month and have an abbreviated format. Many chapters have service projects but their focus is on social and cultural programs. For more information, please contact Sharon Ingram at 727321-2849. Find the Music in You Have you always wanted to make music? Donna Dobbs, an experienced music educator, composer and musician, has developed a way for out and play it. The idea is to mix musicians and non-musicians, a room full of instruments and a great facilitator to play the songs America loves. Find the Music in You provides a way to discover a part of yourself that may have been hidden for a lifetime, have fun, learn more about your special abilities and create something that will give you lasting pleasure. No experience or talent required. The $10 workshop will be held at City of Imagination, 3009 54th St. S. on Thursday, August 7 from 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Call 727-480-0865 or register online at FindTheMusicInYou.com.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 29 Print Me a Pizza! Brothers Trejan Riley, 15, and Carson Riley, 10, examine a DNA strand printed on a three dimensional printer. Trejan attends Lakewood High; his brother goes to Thurgood Marshall. Both participate in Gulfports summer reading program at the library. The pizza of the future comes from a printer. Right now, that may seem farfetched, but in the next few years pizza printers could become the order of the day in many places. Teens had a taste of the future last Monday, July 7, at the Gulfport Public Library. Cailey Klasson, the Youth Services Librarian, arranged to have Novare Library Services demonstrate the printer for the summer reading program. As part of the demonstration, Diana Silveira showed a short video of a similar printer printing a pizza. She limited her Gulfport demonstration to bracelets, statues, and DNA strands. Three-dimensional printers use plastic or powdered food, depending on the desired end result. The printer Silveira demonstrated costs about $1200; plastic spools cost about $40. July Jazz Concert The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society will sponsor Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps on Thursday, July 17 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Admission is $10, students and military are free. Call 727-522-6877. MOAA to Meet meets for lunch on the third Friday of each month. The next luncheon will be on July 18 at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Social hour starts at 11 a.m. followed by lunch and a short program. Military or widows are invited to attend. For reservations call Pauline Edwards at 360-2936. 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, July 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. The NOAA Chart #1 is the quintessential reference to chart This seminar walks the student through understanding it in an entertaining and interesting fashion. In addition to explaining the chart, this program walks through the essentials of plotting and measuring a safe course with the USPS course plotter. Materials include Maptechs and On-The-Water Guide for on-boat reference. Course will be held at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 2nd Ave. SE, Demens Landing in St. Petersburg. Instruction is free, materials cost $35 per family. There is a maximum of 20 students. Preregistration is required. Register on-line at boating-stpete.org.
30 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Police Academy Puts Citizens in Drivers SeatGulfport Chief of Police Rob Vincent demonstrates his driving skills for the Citizens Police Academy in June. Later in the class, students had the chance to get behind the wheel of a police car and chase the chief. The Academy, which costs attendees nothing and gives Gulfportians priority, spans several months and includes shooting, DUI procedures, and driving police cars on a closed course. Check Out These Events at the Library On Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m. meet Anya Kassoff, author of The Vibrant Table: Recipes from My Always Vegetarian, Mostly Vegan, and Sometimes Raw Kitchen at the St. Petersburg Main Library, 3745 9th Ave. N. Anya will discuss and sign copies of her book. Call 727893-7724. On Saturday, July 26, at 11 a.m. the Pinellas County Extension Services will present Container Gardening at the Mirror Lake Community Library, 280 5th St. N. in St. Petersburg. Learn how to grow gardens in small spaces. Call 727-893-7268.German-American Society News On Saturday July 19, the place to be for good food, good music, and good company is the GermanAmerican Society located at 8098 66th St., N. in Pinellas Park. The music for your dancing and listening pleasure will be furnished by The Brothers. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. The kitchen is open until 8 p.m. and their full service bar is open until 11 p.m. Their dress code is Florida semi-formal (no shorts, other than lederhosen). The entrance fee is their summer time rate of $5. For further information contact Bob at 727-238-8201. Lithuanian American Club Lunch The Lithuanian American Club at 4880 46th Ave. N. in St. Petersburg is serving lunch every Thursday at 1 p.m. The summer schedule of luncheons is one week koldunai and the other week cepelinai. The cost is $7 for entree, side, dessert and coffee. This Thursdays menu is koldunai (meat dumplings) served with bacon and/or sour cream, dessert and coffee. As usual, they have Lithuanian beer and fresh baked bread to buy every Thursday. Call Vida at 866-7936 for more information. Everyone is welcome.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 31 Overheard at the July 15, 2014Gulfport City Council MeetingPublic Comment & Council QuotesWe just want to send our regards to Lesley. Theres been a medical situation in Lesleys family. City Manager Jim OReilly in reference to the absence of City Clerk Lesley DeMuth I see kids every day at school who have nothing. We thought it would be a good idea to ask for donations and to donate things ourselves. Elizabeth Brown-Worthington, about Gulfport Teen Councils school supply drive. Brown-Worthington said Teen Council geared the drive towards middle and high school students. Thank you for including Hamilton Disston. Mayor Sam Henderson, about Teen Councils inclusion of the Hamilton Disston school in its school supply drive. amend the ordinance? Theyre not promoting my business. Gulfport Boulevard. He showed council a petition with 250 signatures remain. Gulfport ordinances allow six. The only thing they have is their businesses. Stan Kreuter, Boulevard consideration. Steve Miller, on behalf of Udderly Affordable, who received a notice of violation about advertising signs on her property. What was really upsetting is he didnt even come in to my business. He sent a letter to my landlord. Its a constant, You cant have Mary Miller, owner of Udderly Affordable, who wanted permission to have a larger than legally allowed have permanent signs within certain parameters, but city code limits open The only way out of it is to really use less water. Ward One Councilmember Dan Liedtke, about the upcoming utilities increase. Sea otters are clogging up the sewer system. Ward Four Councilmember Michael Fridovich, joking about the slow storm sewers So ten of us want to ask for more money. Mayor Sam Henderson, joking after a technical glitch required council to vote a second time on reapplying for grant money from the county. the city council declare October Gulfport History Month. We have several things going on that month, not just on the birthday. Vice Mayor Christine Brown Do like Gulfport Historical Society on Facebook to see what we have going on. Vice Mayor Christine Brown, who also serves as Treasurer of the Gulfport Historical Society I just want to give a huge round of thanks to city staff, the folks who give a lot of weekends, a lot of late hours. Mayor Sam Henderson, thanking city staff for the recent Fourth of July celebration as well as the other city events requiring staff presence.Correction: The July 10 edition of the Gabber incorrectly identied Gulfports Ward Three Councilwoman Yolanda Roman as Yolanda Fernandez, the Public Information Ofcer for the St. Petersburg Police. The Gabber regrets the error. Dog Tag Heroes Needs Your Help Dog Tag Heroes, Inc. is a volunteer funds to help working veterans with costs such as car repairs, child day care costs, etc. To donate your household items that are in good condition or volunteer, call Kathy at 727-577-5455. Garden Club of St. Petersburg Events Creative Crafts of the Garden Club of St. Petersburg will present the following activities at 10 a.m. at the Garden Center, 500 Sunset Dr. S., St. Petersburg. The cost of materials for member is $3.50 and non-members $4 and you take home what you craft. The public is invited. Call 727-3818920 or visit gardenclubstpetersburg. org. Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26: Indoor Yard Sale. Browse the collectibles, gadgets, household items and other treasures in airconditioned comfort and support the Garden Clubs programs and projects. Hot dogs available. Free admission. Friday, July 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, July 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 12: What is an Ariod? Discover the occasionally beautiful and often bizarre combination. Presented by the Night Bloomers Circle of the Garden Club of St. Petersburg, 6:30 p.m.Caregivers Support Group Are you feeling overwhelmed with the responsibilities and challenges of being a caregiver? You are not alone! On-going support for you is essential. The Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Ave. S., offers a support group for caregivers every Wednesday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. This peer-led group has met weekly over the years sharing tips, offering encouragement, and discussing the trials, demands, and overwhelming experience of being a caregiver for their loved one. Must be a registered Gulfport Senior Center member. Membership is easy and free for all individuals 50 years of age or older. Call 727893-1231.
32 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 344-6386 Technology Programs One-on-One Computer Instruction: Mondays ONLY, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. First come, rst served. Beginning iPad Class: Thursday, August 7, 1:00 3:00 pm. Learn how to both enjoy and benet from your new technology. Pre-registration required. Sign up at the Reference Desk or call 727-893-1073. Adult/All Ages Programs Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. FMI: Call 727-360-9069. Gulfport Prompt Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. (previously known as Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers). Gulfport Toastmasters: Wednesdays, 6:00 7:30 pm. FMI, call 727-827-7875. Womens AA Club: Fridays, 5:45 6:45 pm. FMI, call 893-1073. Meditation Classes: Fridays, 10:00 am 1:00 pm. Ted Leitho leads the group in a series of six relaxing sessions on Fridays ending August 15. Bring a notebook & a pillow to sit on the oor if you wish, and explore the wisdom of Katha Upanisad, translated by Swami Lokeswarananda. Includes 7 Keys to Healing. FMI, call 727893-1073. Coffee/Talk Book Club: Thursday, July 17, 11:00 am. Discussion of: Hallucinations, by Oliver Sacks, 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. SCORE Counseling: Tues., July 22, Free & helpful advice from experienced business professionals the fourth Tuesday of every month. Call 893-1073 FMI & to schedule an appointment. Home Gardening Class: Sat., July 26, 2:00 3:00 pm. Just launched in May, meeting on the 4th Saturday of the month to provide expert guidance & support. This months topic: Building a Hanging Garden Planter. Create some space for additional growth! Pre-registration required. FMI, call 727-893-1073. Acoustic Jam Session with Alex: Mon., July 28, 5:00 7:00 pm. Join in and get in touch with your musical self. FMI, call 8931073 & ask for Alex. Suddenly in Command! Sat., August 2, 12:30 3:30 pm. Circumstances while boating can suddenly change, thus promoting a passenger to captain. How should you react if placed in this situation? Reps from the USCG Auxiliary will lead the discussion of how best to deal with emer gencies when the captain is "out of commission." Call (419) 260-3592 FMI. Children/Family Programs Summer Reading Program: Mondays, 3:00 4:00 pm. Lots of fun activities for grades K-5. This years theme, Fizz, Boom, Read! is focused on the fun & cool stuff you can do with science! Earn prizes for reading throughout our seasonal celebration! Storytime: Join Cailey every Thursday morning for stories & activities selected for toddlers & preschoolers. Sing songs, play instruments and meet other caregivers in the community. Thursdays, 10:30-11am. Free Family Movie Day: Sat., July 19, two movies, starting at 10:30 am and 1:30 p.m. Join us as for this popular monthly program. Enjoy icks with popcorn provided by our Circle of Friends. For movie titles, call 727-893-1074. Teen Programs Teen Summer Reading Program: Wednesdays, 3:00 5:00 pm. Lots of cooool activities for teens. Make awesome Darth Vader stuff at our July 23rd program -Star Wars Day! Dont miss our last weekly program before our End of Summer Teen Bash on July 30th at 7:00 pm. Earn prizes for reading throughout our seasonal celebration! Teen Anime Club: Friday, August 8, 3:00 4:30 pm. Get together once a month to screen fun icks and to network with other fans. FMI, call 893-1133 FMI. REC WEBSITE: www.mygulfport.us and follow the links: City Departments, Leisure Services, Rec. Center. ACTIVITIES Open Gym/Gameroom Mon.-Fri., 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and Tues. & Thurs., 7:30-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$2 non-res. PROGRAMS 2014 SUMMER PROGRAMResident Registration begins Thursday, May 1st from 9 a.m. -5 p.m. for the 2014 Summer Recreation Program for children who have completed Kindergarten thru age 14. Proof of residency is required for registration. Hours of registration for Monday Friday are from 9:00 a.m.:00 p.m. Non Resident registration starts Monday, May 19th from 9 a.m. 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 8931068. 2014 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM Ongoing registrations for the 2013-2014 Teen Night Program continue for teens in middle school to age 17. The program is a great place to hang out and meet new friends. It provides recreation and social activities. It also offers monthly eld trips, cooking projects, guest speakers 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/$2 non-res. NEW CLASSES Interested in teaching a class? Call John at 893-1079 for more info. CLASSES Call instructor for more infor mation. 482-2125 for more info and prices. at 727-482-2125 for more info and prices. tier at 823-0922. 755-3459 or Pegasus.email@example.com Barbara at 804-9400. Call Valerie at 557-4258. Call Tamara at 512-2763. Call Roberto 727-866-6892. John at 893-1079. 11:30 a.m. Call Rasheedah at 850-3394668. Thurs., 9:00-10:15 a.m. Call Marge at 3456708. p.m. for Adults and Fri., 5 p.m. for Juniors. Call Jack at 280-4276. 6:15-7:15 p.m. Call Donnie Ali-McClendon at 727-550-7185. p.m. Call Donnie Ali-McClendon at 727550-7185. Valerie at 557-4258. more info. TOMLINSON LAKE SKATE PARK As of October 1st, ALL skaters/bicyclists MUST purchase a new City of Gulfport Skate Park sticker to use the City of Gulfports Tomlinson 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 form led at the Gulfport Recreation Center which is located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. Availability to register: Monday Friday, 9 a.m. p.m. Stickers valid from October 1, 2013 September 30, 2014. Bicycles permitted on SUNDAYS only. Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068Search our online catalog: http://pals.polarislibrary.com
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 33 5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070Friday, July 18, 6-10pm Adult Sock Hop With The Impacs Show & Dance 50s & 60s music $15 in advance or $20 at the door Available at the Casino & Beach Bazaar or www.theimpacs.com 727-512-0046 Sunday July 20, 6-10pm Ballroom Dance With Ellis Hales Band, $7 Sunday July 27, 4-8pm Red Ribbon Dance Tapas, live band, silent auction Tickets $35 at the door or ASAPServices.org/RedRibbonDance More info: 727-328-3260 Monday July 28, 7-10:15pm USA Ballroom Dance Show at 8:30pm 727-576-1206 Members $5 Non-members $7 Sunday August 3, 6-11pm Ballroom Fusion Dance Hosted by Swing Time 6-8pm: Beg./Inter. Lessons 8-10pm: Dancing (Ballroom Mix) 10-11pm: Fusion Mixanything goes $7 Admission No partner needed www.SwingTime.info Casino Weekly Dances Ballroom Lessons Every Tuesday Noon 3pm $7 Argentine Tango Every Tuesday 7 11pm $7 Swing Dance Every Wednesday 6 11pm $7 Salsa Dance Every Thursday 6:30 10pm $7 Band & Ballroom Dance Most Sundays 6 10pm $7 Info 727-893-1070 City Sponsored Activitiesin the Community5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070 July 10 20 Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm Sundays at 2:00pm 14th Annual Summer One Acts 13 original plays by 12 playwrights Presented by the Gulfport Community Players Tickets $15 Available at Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce, Beach Bazaar, Funkytown Resale & Casino. or call 727-322-0316 www.gulfportcommunityplayers.org Friday, August 1, 6-8pm Art Reception with Gary Mellenbruch, our featured artist for August Gulfport Getaways Thurs. 8/7 Museum of History special exhibit "The American Soldier". Call 727-893-2242 to reserve your seat by 8/1. GEMS Members $14/NonGEMS $16. (YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A GEMS MEMBER TO ENJOY GULFPORT GETAWAYS.) The Gulfport Multipurpose Center hours are Mon-Th 8am to 7pm and Friday from 8am to 4pm. The Gulfport Senior Center Pantry is open on Tuesdays and Thursday from 1-3 pm. You must be over 50 and a Gulfport resident. Pre-qualication is also needed before use of the pantry. Please bring your Gulfport Picture I.D., a utility bill and proof of income. Call 893-1231. Do you know someone who lives alone and could use a friendly check in call? Volunteers for the Reassurance Telephone Program call Gulfport seniors every Mon-Sat between 7:30-8:30am. To sign up for this program, please visit the Gulfport Senior Center and bring valid I.D. SPECIAL EVENTS Good Mourning Bereavement Support Group: Monday, 7/21 @ 9am. An educational support group series for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Day of Pampering Tuesday, 7/22 @ 11am 1pm. Heatherlee with Mary Kay will take the rst 10 people who sign up and give them a complete makeover. Happy Birthday Party Friday, 7/25 (4th Friday of Every Month) @ 3pm. A Birthday Party with cake, games, & more for everyone. Whether you are celebrating a Birthday or not, this party is for you! Provided by Dolphins View. Worried About The High Cost Of Long Term Care? Afraid You Cant Get Medicaid Monday, 7/28 @ 2:30pm. Dont miss out! Come hear April Hill, Elder Law Attorney, explain how to prepare for the high cost of Long Term Care with insurance, private funds, or Medicaid. Monthly Mini Health Clinic:Thursday, 7/31 (Last Thursday of Every Month) @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm. Blood Pressure Checks provided by Pinellas Point Nursing & Rehab Center & Vein Screenings by Premier Vein Institute. HBOs The Alzheimers Project Documentary Series: Fri., 8/1 @ 10am. Take a look at the faces behind the disease and the forces leading us to a cure. Franklin D. Roosevelt: American Royalty: Mon., 8/4 @ 3:30 pm. Eckerd College will present the life of Franklin D. Roosevelt & the ideals that made him one of the top three presidents. Coffee Club: Tues., 8/5 (1st Tues. of Every Month) @ 10am. Coffee and Doughnuts are provided by Scott OBerry as you discuss current events, the economy and investing. Tips for Caregivers Weds., 8/6 @ 1:30. Join Linda Burhans as she encourages self-care & joyful response to your role as a family caregiver. SPECIAL SERVICES FREE Phones for persons with mild to severe hearing loss are available through FTRI at the Gulfport Senior Center every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 9:30 am. You MUST call 727-399-9983 to qualify. Community Law Program: Legal assistance is available from the Community Law Program every 3rd Friday of the month. You must be 60 years of age or older and qualify with the program. Call 727-582-7480 to qualify and to make the appointment. G.E.M.S. Gulfport Extended Mobility Service Affordable transportation for Gulfport residents 55 and over as well as disabled under 55. $65 annual membership. $2 per ride and your ride to the Senior Center is FREE! Go to the mall, grocery store, doctors appointments and more. Call 727-893-2242 for more information. FITNESS CENTER: Annual sign up for the Fitness Center is an affordable $25 a year or $40 a couple. Snack Bar: Bring a friend to the Senior Center and enjoy a light breakfast for only $2.50 or lunch for only $3.50. Support Groups Diabetic on Mondays at 9:30am Caregivers: Every Wednesday at 12:30pm Hearing Loss 1st & 3rd Mondays at 2pm Visual 2nd & 4th Mondays at 2 pm More Activities visit gulfportseniorfoundation.org.Senior Center 5501 27th Ave. S. 893-2237
34 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Rafe to Benet CASA Friends of Doug Strutz with colorful and emotional sculpture to at the Strutz Show Opening, Project Free Gallery, 2825 Beach Blvd. S. in Gulfport, through Friday, August 1 when the winner will be announced. For more information please stop by the gallery during regular business hours Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. till 6 p.m. CareFest Seeks Volunteers Volunteers are needed for various home repair projects, painting, mowing, weeding, yard work and cleanups throughout St. Petersburg neighborhoods on Saturday, September 27, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by Somebody Cares Tampa Bay under the umbrella of CareFest USA, the annual week of compassionrelated activities culminates with a day of service that gives back to the organizations. Neighborhood and communitybased groups, houses of worship, corporate teams, school clubs, businesses and individuals are invited to participate in a variety of one-day projects. On September 27, CareFest St. Pete 2014 starts and ends at Lake Vista Park, 1401 62nd Ave. S. in St. Petersburg with check-in and light morning refreshments at 7:30 a.m., followed by projects conducted at their project site, participants are invited back to Lake Vista Park for volunteer recognition, lunch and entertainment between noon and 1:30 p.m. The event wraps up with CareFest organizers and the volunteer groups. To learn more, visit carefestusa. com and click on Get Involved, Search for a Project, then St. Petersburg. For volunteer information, contact Aubri Shauger-Haley, Community Services, 727-892-5141, or Chris Cahall, CareFest St. Pete Co-Chair, 727-743-5695. Volunteers and groups can also receive information via e-mail to ICAN@stpete.org. Addiction Counseling Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call 800-431-1754 today for free assessments or referrals. Reach Out to LongTerm Care Residents Floridas Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program has advocate positions available in the Pinellas and Pasco county areas. Volunteers visit with residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult-family care homes to ensure they are treated with dignity and provided and volunteers participate in council meetings, administrative assessments and complaint resolution in facilities. Candidates need to: enjoy working with seniors and those with disabilities, plan to volunteer 20+ hours a month, pass a background check (paid for by the program), attend a monthly meeting. If you would like to become an ombudsman and make a difference in your community, visit ombudsman. or toll free at 1-888-831-0404.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 35 Everyday Cheap$kateBy Mary HuntChicken Labeling: Prepare to be Surprised If youve ever stood in the supermarket wondering if paying more for chicken that is free-range, antibiotic-free, no hormones added, farm-raised, natural and organic makes you a better person, you are not alone. Recently, as I was doubting myself on my chicken choices, I decided to get to the bottom of what all of this really means. Its not at all what I thought. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is a cabinet-level agency that oversees the regulation of food-grade chicken and is responsible for the claims on packaging and labels. And despite one label (organic) that guarantees might consider paying more. -or doesnt mean -according to the USDA. it does not mean, running free to forage for grubs and grain on acres of rolling green pastureland. The USDA generally allows this term if chickens have access to the outdoors for at least part of the day, which could mean a matter of a few minutes, whether that chicken chooses to go outdoors or not. A single open door at one end of a huge chicken warehouse Even so, fewer than 1 percent of chickens nationwide are raised as free range. Cage-free. This means not housed in cages. It does not mean roaming happily in large open areas. Cagefree can mean crammed together in an indoor henhouse and given very little room to breathe or be their chicken selves. Natural. Under USDA regulations, ingredients or chemical preservatives. Most ready-to-cook chicken can be labeled natural, if processors choose to do so. No hormones added. This label is meaningless because federal regulations prohibit use of hormones in chicken. Period. Any cut or brand of chicken can be labeled raised without hormones. However, if the processor chooses to say that on the label, it must also clearly state that no hormones are used in the production of any poultry allowed for consumption in the U.S. Antibiotic-free or raised without antibiotics. This means that the animal health maintenance, disease prevention or treatment of disease. But why mentioned this on the label? All processed chickens in the U.S. must be antibiotic-free in the sense that no antibiotic residues are allowed to be present in the meat. Made in the USA. Nearly all chickens and chicken products sold in the U.S. come from chickens hatched, raised and processed in the U.S. The only exception is a small amount imported from Canada, which has food safety and quality standards equal to our own. Organic. The USDA has a very production and prohibits the use of the term organic on packaging of any food product not produced in accordance with its rule. Organic chicken means that 100 percent of the chickens feed was grown without chemical fertilizers, herbicides and for at least three years. According to USDA, the organic label does not indicate that the product has safety, quality or nutritional attributes that are any higher than conventionally raised chicken.
36 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Looking at the Good Old DaysEver think of those "good old" days when everything was cheaper and, of course, simpler? Well, were they or weren't they? For a recent birthday someone gave me one of those cards that tells what was going on the year of my birth (1934) complete with cost of with prices now relative to income and came up with some surprising results. For instance, some things weren't all that cheap and others were compared to the prices today. Start with income. In 1934, the average annual income was $1,601. Today it is $44,321. That's 27.6 times house (not everyone buys or wants a new house) costs $311,400 which is 52 times the 1934 price. A new car today at $31,252 is 51 times the 1934 price of $625, but you get a lot more (air conditioning, heater, radios, turn signals and a dozen other things). However, the average rent at $1,073 is 53 times the $20 a month Harvard at $41,616 is 101 times the 1934 rate of $410. Not sure whether other hand, a movie ticket at $7.96 a pop today is just 31 times the 25 cent fee paid back then. Probably a bargain based on what you get now. Gasoline? It was 10 cents. Today it is $3.66. That's 36 times the earlier price, but it's probably a better fuel. But what appears to be a bargain is the 49 cent stamp. That's only 16 times the 3 cents in the old days. Remember, the base is the income comparison relative to the income and prices then and now. There are some bargains now, mostly in the food category. A gallon of milk cost 45 cents in 1934. It's $3.73 now which is only 8.2 times the old rate. Coffee is only 14.7 times as much and bacon 18 times and eggs 10 times. Freshly baked bread, formerly 8 cents a loaf, is now $1.41 which is 17 times what it was. Relatively higher in cost is hamburger at 32 times what it was. There's no real lesson or object here except to point out that the abundance and relatively inexpensive food we eat today explains why so many of us are overweight. There's a problem with that, however. We add to our costs by eating out or taking in prepared food. Back then people actually prepared and cooked all their food at home. Grocery stores didn't have pre-prepared food. Things were done from scratch. Lifestyles changed in other ways, too. We're automated from cleaning clothes to communications. That means labor saving devices cost money to purchase and maintain. Less time in labor means more time in recreation. That generally translates to cost. The theory was that with more available free time we would rest. It hasn't worked out that way. The more time we have to activities, often stressful activities. All in all, it looks like income hasn't was the depths of The Depression. Our modern life is not only more complicated, but we expect more from it materially. Also, not everyone is average and for the below average there are safety nets and subsidies. Besides that we (individually and the government) carry more debt which means more income, but that also has a cost. Push up one side and the other goes up too. As I said, there are no real conclusions except to point out that the "good ole" days weren't so different than now.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 37 THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY Lunch Served 11am-3pm Euchre 1pm Bingo 6pm Kitchen Open for Bingo Lunch 11-3 Ron's Karaoke 7pm No Lunch Served Breakfast Buffet 8:30-11am S.A.L. hamburgers and hot dogs 12-3pm Steakums 1-3pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Dinner 4:30-6:30pm Kitchen Open 11-2pm Dinner 4:30-6:30pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Lunch Served 11am-3pm Rons Karaoke 7pm THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Bar Bingo 7pm Food Served Fish & Shrimp 6-8pm Music by Geno 6:30-9:30pm Steak Dinner 6-8pm Lee Jay Nelson 6:30-9:30pm Sports & Pizza Hot Dogs 12-6pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Karaoke 6:30-9:30pmemail firstname.lastname@example.org / www.post305.org All you can eat Spaghetti & Meatballs every Wed., plus another special. Hot dogs every day for $1. Ladies Auxiliary meet 1st Sunday each month at 11:30am Sons of AmVets meet 1st Monday each month at 7pm AmVets meet 2nd Sunday each month at 11:30am Steak-O every Saturday at 4pmPizza & Hot Dogs Available All Day Dinner Special 6-8pm Trivia Bar Bingo 7pm Karaoke 9pm-12am Junior Auxiliary meets 1st Saturday 10:30 Auxiliary meets 2nd Tuesday each month 6:30 E-Board 7:00 general meeting Legionnaires meet 3rd Monday 7 pm S.A.L. meets last Monday 7 pm 9am 12 noon to offer assistance. Sunday-Friday 12pm, Saturday 11am til. Electronic bar games every day. 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 Happy Hour 9-11am & 4-7pm Jam Session 6-10pm Food available 6-8pm Tiki open 4pm Dinner 5-7:30pm Karaoke 7-11pm Breakfast 8-10:30am Tiki open 12noon Grill open 1-5pm Live Music 1-5pm Tiki open 12noon Grill open 1-5pm Live Music 1-5pm Steak-O 4-6pm Euchre 1pm Happy Hour 9-11am & 4-7pm Drink specials 8pm-Close Happy Hour 9-11am & 4-7pm Karaoke 7-11pm Drink specials 8pm-Close Tiki open 5pm Karaoke 7-11pm Bingo 7pm Food Available
38 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Register for Learn to Swim Program When children in our community learn to swim we all shine. Let us teach your child to swim. Lessons are available mornings and evenings for infants six months to adult. Classes include swim lessons from beginner through advanced levels and diving. Lessons are taught by safety instructors. Programs vary at every pool site. Sessions are Monday through Friday and last two weeks in duration with advancing levels upon passing each session. Cost per session is $39/person. ADVANTAGE Membership required or register with a valid driver license or photo ID of parent or legal guardian and complete Hold Harmless Agreement. Register Thursday, July 17 and Thursday, July 31 during normal operating hours. Reduced rates are also available for residents with Medicaid, food stamp cards or free school lunch and reduced lunch status forms. Register at pool locations: Walter Fuller, 7883 26th Ave. N., 727-893-7636; Northwest, 2331 60th St. N., 727-893-7723; Childs Park, 1227 43rd St. S., 727893-7730; E.H. McLin, 602 14th St. S., 727-893-7635; Fossil Park, 6739 M.L. King Jr. St. N., 727-893-7440; Jennie Hall, 1025 26th St. S., 727893-7725; Lake Vista, 1450 60th Ave. S., 727-893-7745; Shore Acres, 4142 Shore Acres Blvd. NE, 727-893-7752; North Shore Aquatic Complex, 901 North Shore Dr. NE (no registration July 31), 727-893-7727. Programs vary at every pool site. For more on pool lessons and pool information, see stpeteparksrec.org. Join Treasure Islettes Weekly Bingo Please join the Treasure Islettes at the Treasure Island Community Center, located behind Walgreens, for their year-round Thursday evening bingo games. Early bird games begin at 6:45 p.m. and regular games at 7:45 p.m. These games are run by the Treasure Islettes scholarships. They have a great snack bar, free coffee and cash prizes. No one under 18 is allowed and no alcohol please, as per state regulations. Voluntary Prekindergarten Program The City of Gulfport Recreation Center is currently accepting VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten) vouchers for the 2014-2015 school year. VPK is free for children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1. Parents must apply at the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas, Inc. and receive hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Hours for pre-registration are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The program begins on Tuesday, September 2. This program is being offered in addition to the Tot Time Program, which is for children who are between the ages of 3 to 5 and potty trained. Please call 893-1068 for more information.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 39 Try your hand at Sudoku Get Your Team Together for My Hope Chest Joining in the fun of the runs and walks, My Hope Chest, the locally based, 501c3 breast cancer charity is adding spice to the mix! The 1st Fun Run and After Party will take Gulf Way Blvd., St. Pete Beach Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m. The fundraising begins with supporters signing up their to rally their support for My Hope Chests breast reconstruction program, which helps breast cancer The charity event begins at dusk for an evening of exercise and fun along the Gulf of Mexico. The party begins music, food, competition games and libations at Hurley Park. My Hope Chests unique mission is a call to action honoring breast cancer survivors focused on breast restoration, a little known aspect of the disease in need of much support, said My Hope Chest founder, Alisa Savoretti. We are hoping Tampa Bay businesses, groups and individuals that have supported breast cancer walks in the past will join our crusade this year to cancer had started. We designed Run! outside the box of traditional walks and cant wait to see glowing participants having fun for charity, at night, on the beach wearing wings! We are looking forward to event and party, raising funds and supporting our mission of happy and new beginnings for survivors! My Hope Chest will share a portion of proceeds to support local bill pay organizations that help patients in treatment with nonmedical expenses. For more information on My Hope Chest, call 727-452-7705 or visit their website at myhopechest. org. Visit active.com/st-pete-beachfl/running/races/butterfly-glowwalk-5k-fun-run-and-party-2014 to register your team today!
40 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Celebration of LifeNILE L. "DUTCH" VAN LEUVAN June 17, 1943 July 2, 2014 In Loving Memory of Nile L. Dutch Van Leuvan, 71, who passed away at his home in Gulfport, FL on July 2, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Patricia Van Leuvan (nee Bradley); two daughters, Nora of Denver, CO and Barbara Kasulaitis and son-in-law Christopher of Fairport, NY and two sisters, Lois Buttino of Rochester, NY and Claire Higgins of Pomptom Lakes, NJ as well as many nieces and nephews. Born in Jersey City on June 17, 1943, Dutch graduated from Wayne HS and worked for NCR for 10 years before moving to Oregon where he spent 8 years. He moved to Florida in 1984 where he owned and operated a cash register and typewriter sales, service and supplies business until he retired in 1998. He loved the outdoors and spent all his free time sailing, boating, camping, hiking and traveling with his wife and family. All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by; Family and friends will share in a Celebration of Life for Dutch on Sunday, August 3 aboard a dolphin cruise leaving from Gulfport Municipal Marina, 4630 29th Ave. S. in Gulfport at 3 p.m. In donations be made to Gulfport Youth Sailing, Inc., 4600 Tipton Dr. S., Gulfport, FL 33707. of Technology with a degree in Practical Journalism. He was one of the best photo editors the Canadian Press in Toronto, and subsequently the Associated Press in New York City, ever had. He ensured that some of the most iconic photos in recent memory were disseminated around the world; for example, the naked a napalm bombing. The Associated Press was where he met his wife, also a photo editor, the day President Nixon resigned. They married one year and a day later. He had a love of classical music and opera that he shared with Muche. They were long-time subscribers to, and strong supporters of, the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic, as well as The Florida Orchestra. After Edgar retired from the Associated Press and he and his wife moved to St. Pete Beach, he could most often chair placed so he could look out to the Gulf when his nose wasn't buried in a book. His other favorite pastime was cooking and he was an excellent chef, almost never using a cookbook or printed recipe. When he did, he would tweak the list of ingredients and the directions to make the dish his own. Edgar also loved traveling within the United States, especially in the Southwest, and visiting foreign places, among them the Sahara Desert. Shortly before his death, he was eagerly planning return visits to Paris and Rome this fall. There will be no service. His ashes will be spread at a later date. Donations in Edgar's memory may be made to The Florida Orchestra or the Friends of the St. Pete Beach Library. For an online tribute visit beachmemorial.com. Local Obituaries BEDNAREK, LUCY, 99, died July 12, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband, Stanley. She is survived by her son Ron Bednarek. Lucy will be missed by all who knew her. BELKIN, MADELINE JANE 89, of Gulfport, passed away July 7, 2014. Madeline was born in South Bend, IN on Nov. 22, 1924 to Samuel and Celia Belkin. She worked for many years as a high school teacher in Detroit and Oak Park, MI before moving to Gulfport in 1977. Madeline was a life member of both Hadassah and B'nai B'rith in addition to volunteering at Menorah Manor. She was a beloved daughter, sister, and aunt who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Graveside services were held on Thursday, July 10 at Chapel Hill Memorial Park, 12905 Wild the family suggests donations in Madeline's memory to Temple Beth El (Attn. Music Program). Guestbook at davidcgross.com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, 6366 Central Ave., 727-381-4911. EDER, A LE X ANDER "ALEX", 85, of Gulfport, FL, passed away peacefully July 10, 2014 in Gulfport. Alex was born to the late Anton and Karola Eder, March 12, 1929 in Homolitz, Serbia. He married the late Nada (Siskovic) Eder. They lived in Chicago, IL, before relocating to Gulfport. Alex is survived by son Stephan Eder, daughter Dobrilla Stephens, of Gulfport, Mira Carson, grandson Kai Nash (wife Tanya and daughter Kaeda) of Treasure Island, cousin Katharina Bobrowitsch and family in Chicago, Dragan Savkovic and family in St. Petersburg, Jelisaveta Siskovic and family in Chicago, and family and friends in Europe and in Gulfport. Services will be held Monday, July 21, 9 a.m. at Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 5800 15th Ave. S., Gulfport. Graveside services at Royal Palm Cemetery, 1st Ave. S. and 58th St. A Life Tribute, Gulfport, alifetribute. com/obituaries/Alexander-Eder/. GOODE, WALTER R. "BAHAMA", born Feb. 2, 1950, passed June 29, 2014. He is survived by his sister Meddie and two nieces. He was a standing member of the First Baptist Church of St. Pete. He retired from the city of Gulfport and the Pasadena Yacht & Country Club. He was a Union Re-enactor of the 97th Infantry. His passions were music and photography. He enjoyed the game of pool and liquid socializing with other. He will be missed by all. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Gulfport Lions Club, date to be announced. HANSULT, JOYCE VIERA, 79, of South Pasadena died July 5, 2014. Survived by children, Rita and Ramon; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. NCSClearwater. L EWIS P ATRICIA "PATTI" STEVENSON, April 20,1958 to June 28, 2014. After a short battle with cancer, our loss is heaven's gain. Patti is survived by her 3 daughters, Angie (Stevenson) Pettit, Crystal Stevenson and Stephanie Stevenson, 5 grandchildren, husband Dan Lewis, siblings, Cathy Padget, Tom Gilbert, Butchy Gilbert and Lorri Nelbach; and many friends she considered family. Join friends and family in celebrating a life well lived. Memorial service will be Sunday, July 20 at First Baptist Indian Rocks Church (in the chapel), 12685 Ulmerton Road in Largo. Reception following service at Constitution Park, 18214 Gulf Blvd. in Redington Shores. You are welcome to bring food and beverage. Dress is casual, just come as you are. Donations are being accepted in lieu Fund. MAIER, P ASQUALINA (LENA) LUCY DELBUONO, 94 of Gulfport, FL, died July 13, 2014. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, William C. Maier American whose parents, Felice and Giovanni (Bruni) DelBuono emigrated from Italy. Lena was born in Norristown, PA, the youngest of two brothers; Joseph, Virgil and four sisters; Angeline, Carmella (Millie), Anna, Concetta, who all preceded her in death. Lena married her one true love, Bill, in 1969 and they made their home in Philadelphia, PA before relocating to Gulfport, FL in 1977. Lena was active and enjoyed baseball, square dancing, baking, crocheting, Wii bowling, and most activities offered by the Gulfport Senior Center. Up until 2010 Lena would climb her backyard grapefruit tree for the "fruit at the top." Lena was known for her friendly nature and genuine concern for those around her. Lena had a long and full life and was loved by many. Lena is survived by grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nephews, and nieces. Visitation will be held 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22 at Most Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Gulfport. A funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens, St. Petersburg, FL. Visit beachmemorial. com. SMITH, MARGUERITE L., 104, of South Pasadena passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014. She was preceded by her husband, Irvin Smith. Surviving include her niece, Sandra (Robert) McCracken, greatnephews, Shawn (Staci) McCracken, Ryan (Rachael) McCracken, Troy (Monika) McCracken and Andrew (Tina) Clendenning. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army. A gathering was held Friday, July 11 at Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach, followed by graveside services at Woodlawn Memory Gardens, St. Petersburg. STEPHENS, EDGAR JUDSON, died June 30, 2014 at home in St. Pete Beach. He was born Nov. 21, 1928, the son of William Lewis Stephens and Alma B. Robar Stephens in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He is survived by his loving wife of almost 39 years, Muriel "Muche" Desloovere; his sister and brother-inlaw, Betty and Maurice Moore; and nephew, Glen Moore, all of North Bay, Ontario, Canada; niece, Joanne C. Moore of Callender, Ontario; and cousins, Gerrie and her husband, Philip Taylor, of Mission Viejo, CA, David Jarvis and his wife Brenda, of Barrie, Ontario, Vicki Bailie of Courtenay, British Columbia; and their children; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Edgar was known for his keen intellect and remarkable memory. At the age of two he knew that to scale a chain link fence he had to do so at the post in order to get to the shortcut to his grandmother's house. The local newspaper in Kapuskasing, Ontario, where the Stephens family lived for a time, published an article of his under the heading "11-year-old Sums up European Situation." In Sept. 1955, he received his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Canadian Army and wished that he had seen combat while in Her Majesty's Service. One of his life-long passions was the study of military history, evidenced by an entire wall of books devoted to the subject. He graduated in 1958, from The Ryerson Institute Obituaries (contd.) 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Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 41 Celebration of LifeNILE L. "DUTCH" VAN LEUVAN June 17, 1943 July 2, 2014 In Loving Memory of Nile L. Dutch Van Leuvan, 71, who passed away at his home in Gulfport, FL on July 2, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Patricia Van Leuvan (nee Bradley); two daughters, Nora of Denver, CO and Barbara Kasulaitis and son-in-law Christopher of Fairport, NY and two sisters, Lois Buttino of Rochester, NY and Claire Higgins of Pomptom Lakes, NJ as well as many nieces and nephews. Born in Jersey City on June 17, 1943, Dutch graduated from Wayne HS and worked for NCR for 10 years before moving to Oregon where he spent 8 years. He moved to Florida in 1984 where he owned and operated a cash register and typewriter sales, service and supplies business until he retired in 1998. He loved the outdoors and spent all his free time sailing, boating, camping, hiking and traveling with his wife and family. All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by; Family and friends will share in a Celebration of Life for Dutch on Sunday, August 3 aboard a dolphin cruise leaving from Gulfport Municipal Marina, 4630 29th Ave. S. in Gulfport at 3 p.m. In donations be made to Gulfport Youth Sailing, Inc., 4600 Tipton Dr. S., Gulfport, FL 33707. of Technology with a degree in Practical Journalism. He was one of the best photo editors the Canadian Press in Toronto, and subsequently the Associated Press in New York City, ever had. He ensured that some of the most iconic photos in recent memory were disseminated around the world; for example, the naked a napalm bombing. The Associated Press was where he met his wife, also a photo editor, the day President Nixon resigned. They married one year and a day later. He had a love of classical music and opera that he shared with Muche. They were long-time subscribers to, and strong supporters of, the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic, as well as The Florida Orchestra. After Edgar retired from the Associated Press and he and his wife moved to St. Pete Beach, he could most often chair placed so he could look out to the Gulf when his nose wasn't buried in a book. His other favorite pastime was cooking and he was an excellent chef, almost never using a cookbook or printed recipe. When he did, he would tweak the list of ingredients and the directions to make the dish his own. Edgar also loved traveling within the United States, especially in the Southwest, and visiting foreign places, among them the Sahara Desert. Shortly before his death, he was eagerly planning return visits to Paris and Rome this fall. There will be no service. His ashes will be spread at a later date. Donations in Edgar's memory may be made to The Florida Orchestra or the Friends of the St. Pete Beach Library. For an online tribute visit beachmemorial.com. Local ObituariesBEDNAREK, LUCY, 99, died July 12, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband, Stanley. She is survived by her son Ron Bednarek. Lucy will be missed by all who knew her. BELKIN, MADELINE JANE 89, of Gulfport, passed away July 7, 2014. Madeline was born in South Bend, IN on Nov. 22, 1924 to Samuel and Celia Belkin. She worked for many years as a high school teacher in Detroit and Oak Park, MI before moving to Gulfport in 1977. Madeline was a life member of both Hadassah and B'nai B'rith in addition to volunteering at Menorah Manor. She was a beloved daughter, sister, and aunt who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Graveside services were held on Thursday, July 10 at Chapel Hill Memorial Park, 12905 Wild the family suggests donations in Madeline's memory to Temple Beth El (Attn. Music Program). Guestbook at davidcgross.com. David C. Gross Funeral Homes, 6366 Central Ave., 727-381-4911. EDER, A LE X ANDER "ALEX", 85, of Gulfport, FL, passed away peacefully July 10, 2014 in Gulfport. Alex was born to the late Anton and Karola Eder, March 12, 1929 in Homolitz, Serbia. He married the late Nada (Siskovic) Eder. They lived in Chicago, IL, before relocating to Gulfport. Alex is survived by son Stephan Eder, daughter Dobrilla Stephens, of Gulfport, Mira Carson, grandson Kai Nash (wife Tanya and daughter Kaeda) of Treasure Island, cousin Katharina Bobrowitsch and family in Chicago, Dragan Savkovic and family in St. Petersburg, Jelisaveta Siskovic and family in Chicago, and family and friends in Europe and in Gulfport. Services will be held Monday, July 21, 9 a.m. at Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 5800 15th Ave. S., Gulfport. Graveside services at Royal Palm Cemetery, 1st Ave. S. and 58th St. A Life Tribute, Gulfport, alifetribute. com/obituaries/Alexander-Eder/. GOODE, WALTER R. "BAHAMA", born Feb. 2, 1950, passed June 29, 2014. He is survived by his sister Meddie and two nieces. He was a standing member of the First Baptist Church of St. Pete. He retired from the city of Gulfport and the Pasadena Yacht & Country Club. He was a Union Re-enactor of the 97th Infantry. His passions were music and photography. He enjoyed the game of pool and liquid socializing with other. He will be missed by all. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Gulfport Lions Club, date to be announced. HANSULT, JOYCE VIERA, 79, of South Pasadena died July 5, 2014. Survived by children, Rita and Ramon; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. NCSClearwater. L EWIS P ATRICIA "PATTI" STEVENSON, April 20,1958 to June 28, 2014. After a short battle with cancer, our loss is heaven's gain. Patti is survived by her 3 daughters, Angie (Stevenson) Pettit, Crystal Stevenson and Stephanie Stevenson, 5 grandchildren, husband Dan Lewis, siblings, Cathy Padget, Tom Gilbert, Butchy Gilbert and Lorri Nelbach; and many friends she considered family. Join friends and family in celebrating a life well lived. Memorial service will be Sunday, July 20 at First Baptist Indian Rocks Church (in the chapel), 12685 Ulmerton Road in Largo. Reception following service at Constitution Park, 18214 Gulf Blvd. in Redington Shores. You are welcome to bring food and beverage. Dress is casual, just come as you are. Donations are being accepted in lieu Fund. MAIER, P ASQUALINA (LENA) LUCY DELBUONO, 94 of Gulfport, FL, died July 13, 2014. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, William C. Maier American whose parents, Felice and Giovanni (Bruni) DelBuono emigrated from Italy. Lena was born in Norristown, PA, the youngest of two brothers; Joseph, Virgil and four sisters; Angeline, Carmella (Millie), Anna, Concetta, who all preceded her in death. Lena married her one true love, Bill, in 1969 and they made their home in Philadelphia, PA before relocating to Gulfport, FL in 1977. Lena was active and enjoyed baseball, square dancing, baking, crocheting, Wii bowling, and most activities offered by the Gulfport Senior Center. Up until 2010 Lena would climb her backyard grapefruit tree for the "fruit at the top." Lena was known for her friendly nature and genuine concern for those around her. Lena had a long and full life and was loved by many. Lena is survived by grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nephews, and nieces. Visitation will be held 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22 at Most Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Gulfport. A funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens, St. Petersburg, FL. Visit beachmemorial. com. SMITH, MARGUERITE L., 104, of South Pasadena passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014. She was preceded by her husband, Irvin Smith. Surviving include her niece, Sandra (Robert) McCracken, greatnephews, Shawn (Staci) McCracken, Ryan (Rachael) McCracken, Troy (Monika) McCracken and Andrew (Tina) Clendenning. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army. A gathering was held Friday, July 11 at Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach, followed by graveside services at Woodlawn Memory Gardens, St. Petersburg. STEPHENS, EDGAR JUDSON, died June 30, 2014 at home in St. Pete Beach. He was born Nov. 21, 1928, the son of William Lewis Stephens and Alma B. Robar Stephens in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He is survived by his loving wife of almost 39 years, Muriel "Muche" Desloovere; his sister and brother-inlaw, Betty and Maurice Moore; and nephew, Glen Moore, all of North Bay, Ontario, Canada; niece, Joanne C. Moore of Callender, Ontario; and cousins, Gerrie and her husband, Philip Taylor, of Mission Viejo, CA, David Jarvis and his wife Brenda, of Barrie, Ontario, Vicki Bailie of Courtenay, British Columbia; and their children; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Edgar was known for his keen intellect and remarkable memory. At the age of two he knew that to scale a chain link fence he had to do so at the post in order to get to the shortcut to his grandmother's house. The local newspaper in Kapuskasing, Ontario, where the Stephens family lived for a time, published an article of his under the heading "11-year-old Sums up European Situation." In Sept. 1955, he received his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Canadian Army and wished that he had seen combat while in Her Majesty's Service. One of his life-long passions was the study of military history, evidenced by an entire wall of books devoted to the subject. He graduated in 1958, from The Ryerson Institute Obituaries (contd.) 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42 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 By Cathy Salustri City of Gulfport Q: Now that the much-appreciated repaving of 49th Street is done, the Law of Unintended Con-sequences may have resulted in a safety issue at the intersection of 49th and Gulfport Blvd. Before the paving job, the three lanes heading south on 49th at that intersection were clearly marked with painted surface arrows indicating either, left, straight or right. All of these were "only" lanes. Since the paving about a month ago, I've been waiting for the surface arrows in these lanes to be added. Hasn't happened. What has happened is that the former metal street sign on the right side of 49th going south that read, "Right Turn Only," has been removed. metal sign, but the other two lanes are wide open. Which means cars in either lane are free to continue straight on 49th, across Gulfport Boulevard. On the south side of this intersection, 49th Street is a single lane. There is no signage for motorists making this crossing that 49th Street is only one lane and that they need to merge. While the locals are still following the traditional right turn only for the right lane, without any signage, this could become an issue when more visitors show up this fall/winter. Can your paper ask whoever re-worked this intersection whether this was the south side of 49th Street? Ruth Donnalley A: Please thank your reader for being so observant, Gulfport City Manager Jim OReilly wrote us in an email. Subsequent to your inquiry, all appropriate striping (directional arrows) have been applied to the intersection. Directional Standards. Note: South Pasadena reader Tom Vath sent this letter after reading a recent City Whys about irrigation concerns in Gulfport: I live in South Pasadena and several years ago the city of St. Pete where we get our water and pay a 25% surcharge for both water and sewage sent a little and they installed a two-inch-high sensor that would cut off the reclaimed water sprinklers if it had or was raining. Please pass this on to someone in Gulfport who can check with the St. Petersburg Water Department and obtain these sensors. Email your r equest to News@theGabber .com Ha ve you got a question f or your city gove rnment? Open Studio for Portraits at Suntan Treasure Island Art Guild has moved its Open Portrait Studio to its summer home. The group meets Friday mornings through August at the Suntan Art Center, 3300 Gulf Blvd. from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The public is welcome to join the group for a morning of artful fellowship. A live model is provided. For more information call 727-367-3818. Pre-Register for Tot Time Program The city of Gulfport Recreation Center is currently accepting preregistrations for the 2014-2015 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 day monthly options are available. Non-refundable annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $22 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., Monday through Friday. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. The program begins September 2. Call 893-1068 for more information. Join the Arbor Day Foundation Americas forestland is a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation this month. Through the Replanting Our National Forests campaign, the Arbor Day Foundation will honor each new member who joins in July by planting 10 trees in forests that insects and disease. To join the Arbor Day Foundation and help plant trees in our national forests, send a $10 membership contribution to Replanting Our National Forests, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, or visit arborday.org/july.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 43 Get Your Gecko Ball Tickets Break out your best Charleston dance moves! Roaring Geckos will be the theme of Gulfports Sixth Annual Gecko Ball. The Roaring Geckos theme will evoke the Roaring Twenties, including its music, dancing, hair styles, clothing and costumes, fads, movies and other popular culture. Expect to experience costumes, music and Charlie Chaplin, The Great Gatsby, Guys and Dolls, the jazz age, Louis Armstrong, Rudolph Valentino, swing music and big bands, art deco and many other touchstones of the 1920s era. The Gecko Ball will be held at the historic waterfront Gulfport Casino Ballroom (5500 Shore Blvd. S.) from 6 until 11 p.m. on Saturday, August 23. The event gets larger and more popular each year, including over the top dcor, cocktail specials, cash bar, hors doeuvres, a dinner buffet, commemorative photo booth, dozens of silent auction items, and the popular live auction of geckos created by local artists. Once again, a new Gecko Queen will be crowned at the ball as the queen and court are presented to assembled ball-goers. Dress a la 1920s or dress as a gecko, or combine the two! A costume contest will determine some of the encouraged but are not mandatory. Appearing live at this years ball, the through today. There will be many other surprises in store, creating what has become known as Gulfports party of the year! Tickets for Gecko Ball are $35 per person and are on sale at the Gulfport Beach Blvd. S. Tickets will continue to be available at the Beach Bazaar during regular store hours, as well as online with a credit or debit card at GulfportMA.com until the event sells out. The Gecko Ball sells out every year, so would-be ball-goers are encouraged to purchase tickets as far in advance as possible. While they last, tables of 10 are available for group reservations only if all tickets for the table are purchased in person at the Beach Bazaar at one time. The Gecko Ball occurs one week prior to the annual GeckoFest street festival (August 30), and each year the balls theme also lends itself to costumes that GeckoFest participants during the Fests walking parade. The annual Gecko Pub Crawl will be held August 9 this year, and a portion of proceeds from all three as the commission of a public art installation. For more information and updates on the Gecko Ball, go to Facebook. com/Geckoball. GeckoFest, Gecko Ball and Gecko Pub Crawl are all Merchants Association. Contact Richard Radovic (rradovicjr@gmail. com or 727-204-8101) for details.
44 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 Alex Kurk, a 5th grade Gulfport resident, spent a week in Gettysburg, PA Alex Kurk, a 5th grade Gulfport resident, spent a week in Gettysburg, PA with the Gabber in hand. Get Out! Love to run, have a dream of completing a 5K, or just enjoy a nice walk around the block? Join other like-minded individuals for Gulfport Runners and Walkers 3.1 mile loop. Participants meet at Saltys in Gulfport, 5413 Shore Blvd. S. at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, follow the out and back 5k course at their desired pace, and return to Saltys for drinks and good company (food can be brought in from any local restaurant). Children and dogs welcome! Enter the Great St. Pete Cupcake Contest The Morean Arts Center invites you to compete in a city-wide search for St. Petersburgs best cupcake. The contest will be hosted at the Morean Arts Center Galleries on Central Avenue, Saturday August 16 from 12 to 3 p.m. A $15 entry fee allows each participant to enter one submission. A minimum of 12 delicious cupcakes are required for entry so that the judges can taste each submission. and contestants may complete entry forms and liability waivers via the Morean Arts Centers website: MoreanArtsCenter.org. Deadline for entering the contest is Thursday, August 14, although the cap for entries has been reached early every year, so early registration is encouraged. Last years contest was divided into Novice and Professional place awards given in both. The Peoples Choice award, chosen by the public, was created by Erin Moyse of St. Petersburg. Her American Cupcake in Paradise wowed the crowd and allowed her to take home the coveted glass cupcake trophy. Registration will be capped this year as a result of the massive response over the past three years, so be sure and send in your forms as soon as possible. Multiple submissions needs to be accompanied by a separate registration form and entry fee. For information or questions on how to enter the contest, please call the Morean Arts Center at 727822-7872. Any Thursday in July!
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 45 Companion PlantingCompanion plants are those plants; they're also called 'soil mates.' At their most base level, they are plants that do not compete for nutrients, draw insects harmful to the adjacent plant or impede their neighbors in any other way. These buddies of the plant world help each other in numerous ways, from pest control to pollination, from soil enhancement to creating a habitat for helpful critters, like ladybugs and pollinators. They can even "protect" certain plants from interlopers and weeds. In some cases, a combination of plants even increases productivity One of the ways you can identify them is common sense: Many companion plants are traditionally cooked together. The recipe method is overly simplistic, but works most of the time in identifying which plants you should grow near each other. Carrots and onions, tomatoes and basil, beans and potatoes, lettuce and radishes all grow very well together. Tomatoes are a prime example of vegetables that thrive when planted near friends. What's best with a tomato? Basil! Not only does basil human beings, it also enhances plant's productivity. I tend to plant my tomatoes and basil near my composter. That gives me compost near the tomatoes, which need lots near the composter. The result is a much tastier tomato plant. Tomatoes love a number of other plants, but don't do well near cabbage, potatoes or fennel. (Very few plants do well near fennel). Growing stinging nettles near tomatoes increases their shelf life. Chives, onions, and carrots planting garlic nearby can eliminate red spider mites. Hand in hand with these companions plants on other ones. For example, next time you trim back your tomato, throw some of the leaves in the blender. Add about a teaspoon of cornstarch and a little water. Strain the mixture through some cheesecloth and add to a half-gallon of water. The resulting solution is an amazing spray insecticide for roses! (You'll need to refrigerate any leftovers). Solanine, a natural alkoloid found in tomato leaves, was once a very common agricultural insecticide. Have too many chives? Make a tea using some cuttings and spray it on cucumber plants to help prevent powdery mildew. Marigolds can help prevent nematodes; their best work is done by composting them directly into the soil where you have a nematode issue. It takes some time the dreaded nematode. As a caveat: If you are severely allergic to ragweed, to marigolds. Try borage, petunias or catnip instead. As you can see, not only do plants other's health, they can also be used "medicinally." In some cases, the smell of one plant's blossom repels harmful critters or masks the smell of its planted as a part of "crop rotation." No matter how small your garden, planting the same thing over and over in the same spot is not always a good idea. Plants that demand heavy fertilization, like tomatoes, do well in a forever home unless you have issues with a particular plant disease. Other plants need to be moved around your garden to support your soil and help build it back. The general rule is to rotate by family: The tomato family includes eggplant, peppers and potatoes. All of these require enriched soil and are susceptible to the same diseases. As long as you supplement your soil and the plants are not diseased, you can leave them where they are. The bean family includes green beans, peas, jicama, peanuts, and clover. They are awesome to have in your crop rotation because they add nitrogen to your soil naturally. The cabbage family thrives on nitrogen rich soil, so your rotation should include growing cabbage, broccoli, greens in the bed vacated by the bean family. The squash family are heavy eaters; they require enriched soil and include gourds, cucumbers, pumpkins and melons. In preparation for your fall garden, it's time to start seeds already. Tomatoes and peppers can be started with a view toward planting at the end of August. Early August, you can start beans, cucumbers, squash and corn! Juju does not claim to be a master gardener, though she says she was a member of the Junior Garden Club before I hit puberty. Jujus columns are based on consultations with various gardening books, Internet research and, primarily, her own experiences in her own and her grandmothers gardens. Says Juju, gardening in Florida was to forget everything I learned about gardening anywhere else.
46 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. What You Need to Know About Floridas Power of Attorney Act (Part II) The most fundamental change in Floridas Power of Attorney requirements of certain powers now designated as "Superpowers." The "Superpowers" established by Florida Statute 709.2202 are: 1. Creating an inter vivos trust; 2. Amending, modifying, revoking or terminating a trust created by or on behalf of the principal, only if the trust instrument explicitly provides for such action by the settlors agent; 3. Making a gift; 4. Creating or changing rights of survivorship; 5. Creating or changing a 6. Waiving the principals right to under a retirement plant; and 7. Disclaiming property and powers of appointment. The authority to exercise these "Superpowers" must not only be but the principal must sign or initial their name next to each the agent may only exercise these "Superpowers" consistent with the duty to preserve the principals estate plan and the exercising of the "Superpowers" must not be prohibited by any governing document affected. Furthermore, if the agent is not related to the principal, the agent may not use these "Superpowers" whom the agent has an obligation to support. Florida's POA Act also mandates that a third person accept or reject a POA within a reasonable time. For example, four days is deemed institution to accept or reject a POA. A third person who rejects a POA must explain in writing why the POA was rejected. Also, third persons are protected from liability if their reliance on the POA was done in a good faith belief that the POA was properly executed. 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.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 47 Its TraditionEvery Christmas Eve my dad's Italian tradition; some people call it Seven Fishes, but my family just called it the antipasti, as in Im going to make the antipasti for Christmas Eve. I wont delve into with sardines, scungilli and salami put in the antipasti), but I wager you can work it out. city manager, as usual, had his daughter with him. She comes every year; thats their tradition. The idea of not going to Gulfport for the 4th, he says, doesnt enter her head. Gulfport, like an Italian-American family, has a bevy of traditions. Some are mainstream; others are not. We have the annual Little League parade, the mullet toss at the Historical Societys birthday bash, GeckoFest, and a host of other things we do every year. I love them all. To varying degrees, but I love them all. No one whos a part of a tradition is ever elated at the thought of it going away. I wrote an article a few months ago that bore the headline Little League in Peril. Next year, Gulfport Little League will likely include kids from outside the city and have a different name. GeckoFest? Well, thats already changed. Organizers now have a full Gecko Season that includes the Gecko Pub Crawl and the Gecko Ball. The Historical Societys birthday bash will be different this year, too: Im on the board, and Im thrilled to see us how all of our traditions matter. It seems to me, though, the idea of tradition is somewhat elastic. It isnt as set in stone as we tell ourselves. I wonder what Gulfports sure they werent remotely related felt to watch their traditions give way to new ones until all that was left of them was an annual mullet toss. I know pretty well how the gallery owners of 25 years ago feel about how their traditions changed, too. Every year on Christmas Eve, I think about my grandmother and what it used to be like when wed gather around her table. I like to remember the best parts, of course, but it never felt the same after we moved down to Florida, not even after my grandparents moved in my grandmother ever made the antipasti, my grandfather could barely make it through dinner cancer had taken over his body. My grandmother placed the dishes on the table in between bouts of tears. We had the dinner because it was tradition, which, if its the only reason you do something, isnt the best reason to do it. In reality, we often improve on traditions as we go, although we dont always realize it. I have heard that Gulfport Little League maybe wasnt always as welcoming to kids from Childs Park as it could have been. When the Gulfport Merchants it was, shall we say, an intimate affair. This year the city managers daughter had a friend of the male persuasion with her. All these things are good types of change, even if the city manager might not see the last one quite that way. Change is how we get from one place to another, and I know there are more than a few of you reading this who wish Gulfport could stay just as it was. I understand, even if I dont agree. Who cares if its called Gulfport Little League as long as our kids can play ball? So we dont anymore; we will never forget how of things. Theyre simply the way we lies with the fact that we do honor it, not how we do it. In my family, we dont often do Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve anymore, but in honor of my (Although we usually have to lie to another quirky Salustri tradition.) But tradition isnt necessarily about doing exactly the same thing, year after year. Tradition, at least as I see it, is preserving what matters. Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com. Wa nt people to kno w what yo u re all ab out? Business Adve rt ising Fe at ur e
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50 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 GERMAN HANDYMAN-30+ Years Experience, Any Job, Any Time, Nights, Weekends. Reasonable, Reliable, Honest, Guaranteed. Free Estimates, Senior Citizens Discount, 727-432-8369. HANDY MAN SPECIALIZINGIn Kitchens, Baths, Flooring, All Exterior Work, Custom Interiors, Anything You Desire Were Ready For Hire, All Work Guanteed, Call Terry, 727-2804586. Heat/Air Conditioning Home Improvement 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.WALL & CEILING REPAIRS/PAINTINGInterior/Exterior, Drywall/Plaster/Stucco, Texture, Wallpaper & Popcorn Removal, Insured. Over 30yrs. Exp. #C4672 References. 15% Off 727-458-4209. 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. PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. Handy Person Heat/Air Conditioning Home Improvement ABOVE ALL ROOFINGAll Types of New Roofs and Repairs. Af fordable, dependable Top Quality European Craftsmanship Over 40 years serving our community! Lic.#CCC1326212. Call 24/7 for free estimates. Ofce: 727-360-0500, Jacek: 727-686-2875, Ollie 727-458-4355.
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 51 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.TURLEYS TURF & LAWN SERVICESComplete Lawn Care, Landscape Design, Mulching, Tree & Shrub Pruning. Commercial, Residential, Free Estimates 727-560-2743. EXPERT SPRINKLER REPAIR Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 25 Years Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps. 439-0792. Lic.#C8312. BBB Accredited. Moving/Hauling 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. 727-641-1888. WHEN QUALITY COUNTS-Trust Masters Painting. Making happy customers for 30yrs. Pressure Cleaning, Honest, Reliable. 727-3441674. References/Guaranteed. Lic.#C4749. Recommended on Angies List. Plumbing $69 DRAIN CLEANINGSenior & Military Discounts available, 24 hour emergency service, no overtime/trip charge. Call Now! Lic.#CFC1428321. 727-678-4471. Small Engine Repair PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. Lawn/Landscape Lawn/Landscape ALL LAWN & LANDSCAPINGProperty Maintenance. To Many Services to List. Florida Certied. Call Tony 727-639-2199, Ofce, 3471123, Licenced & Insured. LINGOS PLUMBING RELIABLE-Repairs, Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning, Remodels, New Construction, Better Business Bureau Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-9523. PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $15 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. Plumbing
52 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 RELIABLE DRIVER NEEDED-part time.. Call 727-321-4368 MAIDS FOR BUSY ESTABLISHEDCompany, Excellent Rate Of Pay, Current Drivers License Essential. Beach Location. 727-3631074. HAIR STYLIST (MATURE) Full or Part Time, Flex Hours, Tyrone Area/St. Pete. Need Some Following. Leave Message. 727-393.1621. REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATES-Wanted for Business and Commercial Sales Throughout Florida. Real Estate Licensees. Comprehensive Training Provided. Southern Business Brokers. 727-452-5527. DRIVERS $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS!Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855517-2507VISITING ANGELSMature companions, homemakers, CNAs needed for elderly adults. Flexible schedule. Call Visiting Angels today. 727-822-3034. PROFESSIONAL CRAFTERSWork at Home. Contract Work: Requires $40 Materials Fee, Glue Gun & Transport a Must. J&K Novelty, 727-527-1816 CARING HANDSCaregivers, CNAs, Mature Companions, or Homemakers with Good Work Records Needed for Elderly Adults, Flexible Schedules, 727-479-3347. IF YOU ARE CERTIFIED-Under the Agency for Persons With Disabilities and are Interested in Working with Two Gentlemen in their Home. Five 24/Hour Days. Please Apply. Call 727-565-5440. 1998 TOYOTA COROLLA-Excellent Condition. Lots of Work Done Prior. Great Car! Was $2400, Reduced to $2100. 727-347-2921, Cell 727-458-6459. 2005 GMC SAFARI VAN8 passanger, Excellent condition, reliable, well maintained, new brakes and tires. Too many new parts to list. 170k miles. Looks like 50k. A must see! Only $4200. 727-322-3982. email@example.com Furniture/Appliances SOLID OAK ENTERTAINMENT CENTER-4 1/2 ft. Wide. $35. 326-8216.SPA SALES EVENT AT SALON M2820 Beach Blvd. 25% off Manicure, Pedicure and Facial Bar Services.15% Off Select Products. July 17-26. Call Kendra For Appointment 727-906-6932. MOBILITY MOTORIZED CHAIRGo-Go Elite Traveller (4-Wheel), Ramps Included, Excellent Condition, $1000, o.b.o. 727-320-2994 GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. 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 GRAY TIGER TABBY-18 Mo. Old, neutered w/ shots. Nice, Friendly Personality and Companion. Call or text for pics. 727-641-7297. TWO LOVING INDOOR CATS-Were Orpphanned After Human Mom Passed Away. No One Came Forward to Take the Feline Siblings. Kwasi is a Neutered Male and Molly is a Spayed Female. Both Black & White. Extremely Cuddly & Affectionate. Healthy 8 Year Olds Looking for Their New Forever Home. Will Do a Home Visit. Please Contact Camille Barnes at 727-455-8706. Legal Notices NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE FETT MOTORS, INC. gives notice and Intent to sell, for non payment of storage fees, the following vehicle on August 8, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at 6335 U.S. Highway 19N., PInellas Park, FL 33781. Said Company reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. 1998 Nissan VIN#JN1CA21D3WM909099 July 17, 2014 PLACE YOUR AD HERE$15.00 for 20 words, includes notarized afdavit of publication and tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965. FICTICIOUS NAME NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Beth Ann Matson, sole owner desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name Enchanting Waters 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 Stat utes. July 17, 2014 Help Wanted Automotive Automotive 1997 HYUNDAI ELANTRA -Ice Cold Air, JVC Stereo w/Bluetooth, Interior Great Shape, New Tires, Runs Great! Daughter Got New Car to go to College. $1550/o.b.o. 727-342-3250. 1993 GRAND MARQUIS -Cold A.C. Always Starts & Runs Good! $1200 o.b.o. 727-6920775. 2003 JAGUAR X-TYPE-$55,000 Miles. Mint Condition. Black. 727-323-2475. Best Offer. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965.ABC JUNK CARSWeve Paid the Most Cash For Junk & Un wanted Vehicles for Over a Decade Now. No Lies Just Honest Business. So Call us First or Call us Last, but Call Us! 727-458-7710. BMW 325i 1994-4 Door, Sunroof, Black w/Tan Leather Interior, 135K miles, Runs Great but Needs Work on A.C., Transmission & Front Windows. $1500. 727-368-5203. General
Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 53 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE East Bay Tires & Auto gives notice and Intent to sell, for non payment of labor and storage fees, the following vehicle on August 5, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at 3530 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33771. Said Company reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. 1999 Nissan VIN#1N4DL01D6XC216072 July 17, 2014 5217 14TH AVE. S.-Sat./Sun. 8a.m.-2p.m. Glass & Ceramic Collectibles, Antiques, Furniture. LIQUIDATION SALE!Large Reception Desk & Chair, $100 ($200 Value). Three Wheel Walker, Like New, $40. 17 Volume International Library of Music Set, Rare! $400. Ofce Desks, $50. Free Computer w/Any Purchase. Much More!! Best Offers Accepted!! 727-481-5300. BIG YARD SALEKitchen, Clothing, Shoes, Tools, Lamps, Yard/Interior Decorations & More,Sat-Sun, 8-5, 1520 55th St. S. MOVING SALE-Saturday 9-noon. 2601 Burlington Ave. N. Household Items, Lots of Misc. Come on By!! MULTI-FAMILY 1318 58TH ST. S.Sat/Sun. 9-2. No Early Birds! MacBook Pro, Dell Laptop, and a Laptop for Parts. Cash Register, Womens, Mens & Childrens Clothing. Toys, Books, Misc. LOST CAMERAIn Olive Green Case, Near South Pasadena Ave. & Grevilla East in South Pasadena, a Few Weeks Ago, Reward, Please Call 727-290-6790. LOST FEMALE BOSTON TERRIEROn 7/14, From Preston Ave., Gulfport. Old and Sick, Needs Meds, Reward, 727-692-7062, Leave Message. Card of Thanks PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has never been known to fail. This novena must be said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present urgent petition. In return, I promise to make your name known and call you to be invoked. St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3 Glorias. R.S. 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 ninet days, nine times a day. Then publish this prayer. Thank You, Jesus. G.F. PRAY 9 HAIL MARYS for 9 days, request 3 wishes, 1 business & 2 impossible. On the 9th day, publish this article, your wishes will be answered even if you dont believe. M.B. Legal Notices Yard/Garage Sale Legal Notices INSIDE SALE!-Aluminum Extension Ladder, $40, Italian Cheese Grater, $15, Three-piece set mixing bowls, $15, Two Pair of Ladies Shoes, 8 1/2 Med. $5/pair., Roasting Pan, $15, Articial Fruit Bowl Centerpiece, $5. Call 727321-5305. LARGE MOVING SALESaturday 9-4p.m. 1603 54th St. S., Construction Tools, A/C Unit, Truck Topper, Tons Womens Small Clothes, Electronics, Hi-Fis, Speakers, Furniture, Household Items. Lost & Found Happy Talk
54 Gabber July 17 July 23, 2014 TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $15 per issue. Call 321-6965. GULFPORT LARGE 2BR-Just Remodeled, Freshly Painted, Tile Throughout, New Fridge, Tub, Sink, Vanity, $825/Mo. Includes WSG, Laundry Onsite. 727-345-4875. STETSON AREA-2BR/1BA House. Central A.C. W/D, 2 Carports, Storage Shed, Beautifully Renovated Interior. No Pets Please! $1100/mo. Text/Call 455-1744. S. PASADENA NICE 1BR/1BAClose to Shopping. &675/Mo. References & Deposit Required. Call 727-252-8656. SPB APT. NIce 1BR, Close to Beach & Shopping, $675/Mo. References & Deposit Required. Call 727-252-8656. SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCIES-All utilities included. $100/wk. and up. Need PT Maintenance person & Housekeeper. Possible Livein 727-289-3588, 727-202-7848. Accommodations to Share FURNISHED ROOM -4BR/2BA Home. Wooded, quiet, buses, shops. $105-$115/wk. plus security. Call 727-743-7474. Commercial Properties Rent NOW LEASING OFFICE SPACE At the Executive Bldg., 1135 Pasadena Ave. S. Close to Shopping & Hospital. Ideal for small business owner. 727-209-0606 or 727-688-1927.. OPEN SAT. 11-3P.M.-6141 2nd Ave. S. Rent to Own or Lease. $1600/mo. Large 3BR/2BA. Master Bedroom 13 x 15. Master Bath has Jetted Tub. Additional Study, In-ground Pool. Original Hardwood Floors. Last, Security, References. 727-215-7288. Real Estate for Sale CONDO FOR SALEExcellent Value! St. Pete Beach. 1,050 sq. ft. 2BR/2 Full Bath. 1st Floor. No Age Restriction. Pets Ok. $132,000 Call Annie Thompson at SELLERS EXPRESS. 347-0187. WATERFRONT 2BR/2BA CONDO Impeccably Maintained Unit. Desirable Park Street Location. Heated Pool, Tennis Courts & Club house. $164,900. Call Jared Salzman, CEN TURY 21/JIM WHITE & ASSOCIATES, 727515-3462. Real Estate for Sale Open House MOVE-IN READY 4BR/2BA! 1753 hsf. 6320 8th Ave. S. New kitchen, appliances, windows, A/C, wood/tile oors, Etc. $201,000. Easy Show! Call Dave, CHARLES RUTENBERG REALTY. 727-244-0989. Real Estate for Rent Real Estate for Sale
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