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VIEWPOINTS Bob DriverColumnist discusses new security measures in place at airports. ... Page 13A. PET CONNECTION Speaking of PetsDr. Kim Donovan of Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital says there is no such thing as giving your veterinarian too much information. … Page 11A. Some still see hope for mall By AMANDA SEBASTIANOSEMINOLE – One couple sat sharing food in what once was a filled food court as a handful of people bustled to and from the few stores left in the Seminole Mall. It was a bleak sight for a Friday night. Footsteps sounded like drums against the worn linoleum floors, echoing off the walls of once-businesses. At the entrance of the mall, white walls on the left and right sides guide shoppers several feet until the main stretch of the mall is visible around the corner. Bealls, CVS drug store, Ross and Stein Mart are just about the only stores left in the mall that is considered to be a major landmark for downtown Seminole. The mall went into foreclosure last month and has left locals asking, what’s next? Its 425,292 square feet of space isn’t filled to even half of its capacity, with stores or customers. It has gradually been getting more and more quiet over the years, 35-year shopper Marilyn Mackey said. “I really don’t want it to close, but it has definitely been getting slower and more quiet around here,” Mackey said. “I guess people are going to other local malls with the bigger department stores, like Tyrone Square or the Clearwater Mall.” The addition of more, larger stores, and a few entertainment or bookstores may help breathe life into the shopping center, Mackey said. The biggest sign of life at night came from Telly’s restaurant, the last place in business for customers to grab a bite to eat in the mall. The business has been in the mall for 30 years, and the owners are staying positive, hoping that someone will revive “the dead mall.” Features Business . . . . . . . . . .7-8A Classieds . . . . . . . . .4-7B Community . . . . . . . .12, 15A County . . . . . . . . . . .2-3A Entertainment . . . . . . .1, 3, 8B Faith & family . . . . . . . .15A Health & tness . . . . . . . .14A Just for fun . . . . . . . . . .2B Outdoors . . . . . . . . . . .9A Pet connection . . . . . . . .11A Police beat . . . . . . . . . .5A Sports . . . . . . . . . . .10A Viewpoints . . . . . . . . . .13A Call 397-5563 For News & Advertising COUNTY Volunteers keep park operationalFor the past 23 years the George C. McGough Park has been operating in Largo. And thanks to an army of volunteers known as “Friends of the Parks,” the facility continues to operate at full capacity despite recent budget cuts that threatened to close the Nature Center, the nerve center of the park. ... Page 3A. INSIDE POLICE Six injured in car crashPinellas County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 1:10 p.m. Aug. 6 on Bay Pines Boulevard at 94th Street in Seminole. Six people were transported to local hospitals, all with non-life-threatening injuries. ... Page 5A. SEMINOLE Aquatic Center plans family eventThe Seminole Family Aquatic Center plans Flicks and Fins, a family fun night, Friday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m., at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. The evening will include games, prizes, and other activities. It will conclude with a showing of the 2010 blockbuster movie “Legend of the Guardians” at sundown. ... Page 6A. See MALL, page 4ABusy hurricane season still predictedAlso opening this week is the suspense horror film ‘Final Destination 5.’ ... See page 1B.Eisenberg, Ansari star in the action-comedy ‘30 Minutes or Less’ Volume XXXIII,No. 19 August 11, 2011 Lolly’s WigsDon’t let Heat & Humidity cause you a Bad Hair Day! 20% OFF with this ad 081111Full Service, Private Rooms, Licensed Hairdresser.727-723-5255  9148 Seminole Blvd., Seminole 13611 Park Blvd. Suite G, Seminole  369-8299See our ad in the Back to School Section Bob Evans Hearing Centers Presents Bob Evans Hearing Centers Presents “Movie Time” Watch Together-Listen Separately Refreshments! CALL 393-3775 RSVP8411SB Door Prizes 02336 ADMIT ONE Try Our New Technology “FREE Movie” Shoppers at the troubled Seminole Mall wonder what’s next? Former dentist takes over Warhawks’ baseball programPhoto courtesy of BRAD RICHARDSONJeff Pincus, a chemistry teacher and a former practicing dentist, was recently named head baseball coach at Seminole High School. By BRAD RICHARDSONSEMINOLE – After a lengthy search, Seminole High School Principal Walter Weller recently named Dr. Jeffery Pincus head baseball coach. Pincus, a former practicing dentist and a chemistry teacher at Seminole, was notified July 21. He replaces Greg Olsen who stepped down in June to pursue a coaching job at Calvary Christian School. “I was very excited because it is a phenomenal program with a long and proud history,” Pincus said. “It was a position that was sought after by a great amount of coaches and I appreciate the confidence that Mr. Weller and the administration had in choosing me.” Although a full-time chemistry teacher at Seminole High School, Pincus is no stranger to the commitments necessary to succeed on the field. While he was a practicing dentist, he coached Little League teams and led them to many local and area titles. Even his own two children, Benjamin and Loren, have used baseball as a way to achieve a college education. When a chemistry teaching position came up at Seminole High in 2005, Pincus accepted the job along with an assistant coach role with Greg Olsen. He became one of the outfield coaches and was able to help lead Seminole to district titles. He became familiar with the coaching system that Olsen gave the program, along with many of the feeder systems that Seminole used to get players interested in playing at a young age. As a coach, Pincus manages a baseball team in a conventional way. He views the entire baseball season’s success as a whole and not by every single game; with every player understanding how to play the game well. “Like the players, I am a student of the game and baseball is not a science, it’s a game,” Pincus said. “I look at it as a game that requires fundamentals to be done properly; there is no one style that fits everyone. There is a time where you need to be peaking where winning is the most important thing and then there are See PINCUS, page 4A Family fishing fun Photos by JIM LAYFIELD Left: Colette Grabe, 7, of Seminole baits her hook at Family Fun Fishing Day Aug. 6 at Taylor Park. The event, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Seminole Breakfast, was originally planned for Walsingham Park but moved to Taylor Park because of excessive weeds in the Walsingham Park lake. Below left: Allysyn Charles, 8, left, and Alexandria Grabe, 10, both of Seminole, team up to bait a hook. Below right: Erin Joyner, 8, of Seminole casts a line out.NOAA increases number of named storms ... Page 2A.


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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration held a press briefing Aug. 4 where officials announced that the forecast actually increased the number of expected named storms as compared to predictions made in May. “The atmosphere and Atlantic Ocean are primed for high hurricane activity during August through October,” Dr. Gerry Bell, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, said in a press release. “Storms through October will form more frequently and become more intense than we’ve seen so far this season.” Five named storms have formed since the beginning of hurricane season June 1, but none strengthened into hurricanes, which forecasters say is typical. Bell said during the press briefing that historical data shows the busiest part of the season is August through the end of October. “By far, the bulk of the action is in August, September and October, which is the reason we update the forecast,” he said. “There is no reason to be complacent. We’re just now getting into the peak part of the season.” Hurricane season ends officially on Nov. 30. Bell said the update includes an increased confidence in the forecast with experts calling for an 85 percent chance that their numbers would prove true. In May, NOAA’s experts had only a 65 percent level of confidence in the forecast. In May, NOAA predicted that 12 to 18 named storms would form. Now, the forecast calls for 14 to 19, including the five that have already formed. May’s forecast called for six to 10 hurricanes. Bell said the new predictions are for seven to 10 with three to five strengthening into major hurricanes, Category 3, 4 or 5. The long-term seasonal average is 11 named storms, six hurricanes and two major hurricanes. Bell said the same climate factors, which have been in place for the past several seasons, are occurring again this year. The tropical multi-decadal signal, in place since 1995, continues to allow favorable ocean and atmospheric conditions conducive for storms and hurricanes. There is reduced wind shear and lower air pressure across the tropical Atlantic. In addition, temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean are the third highest on record, and there is a possibility that La Nia could redevelop, he said. La Nia is characterized by unusually cold ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific, compared to El Nio, which is characterized by unusually warm ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific. During La Nia, the normal climate patterns are enhanced, according to NOAA’s website. Dr. William Gray, professor emeritus at the Colorado State University, pioneered research efforts leading to the discovery of La Nia effects on Atlantic hurricane activity. According to his research, the chances for the continental U.S. and the Caribbean Islands to experience hurricane activity increases substantially during La Nia. Gray and Dr. Phil Klotzbach, CSU research scientist, updated their season forecast on Aug. 3, which remains unchanged. They say residents living in coastal areas should prepare for 16 named storms, nine hurricanes and as many as five major hurricanes. Steve Woodard, FEMA deputy director for response, talked about the need to prepare and be ready for any disaster, including a hurricane. “We’ve been lucky recently,” he said. “But that’s no reason to be complacent.” The last hurricane to make landfall in the United States was Ike in 2008. Disaster can happen at any time; however, hurricanes most likely happen during a particular season, making them easier for which to prepare. “It is still early in this hurricane season, and we know it can take only one storm to devastate communities and families,” said FEMA deputy administrator Rich Serino. “Many disasters come without warning, but that’s not the case with hurricanes. This is hurricane season, if you haven’t already, now is the time to take a few simple steps to get you and your family prepared.” Officials talked about the “extreme weather” that has been creating problems across the nation – tornados, flooding, wildfires, the heat wave gripping the midwest, increasing drought conditions in places such as Texas. “Extreme weather is on the rise,” said Dr. Jack Hays, director of the National Weather Service. Visit’s hurricane guide, or www. for more information on hurricanes and how to prepare. Flying high Photo by BOB McCLUREA colorful kite flies high over the beach at Treasure Island during a recent outdoor concert behind the Bilmar Beach Resort. Recent sunny skies and warm temperatures have made for outstanding outdoor recreational activities.


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Since then she has become the president of the Friends group and continues to spend hours each week teaching young people about the importance of nature and why they should care. “Education Outreach is the most important thing we do here,” she said. “Budget cuts have made it impossible for the schools to send the children here, so we go to the schools.” That is just one of the many tasks the volunteers are involved in regularly. Edmond said the most important thing the volunteers did was two years ago when the city of Largo had to trim the city budget and the Nature Center at the Park was on the chopping block. “Week after week we would go to the meetings and object to the closing,” she said. “Then somebody advised us to do more than just complain; we had to come up with a solution. So we did, and we managed to save the center.” Now volunteers are on deck every morning to open the center and get things going until a staff member comes on duty sometime later in the morning. The volunteers conduct tours, operate day camps and camp-outs and last year even organized a 5K race to Photo by BRIAN GOFFVolunteer Pat Edmond conducts an environmental class for young participants at a day camp at the McGough Nature Park.raise money. Money raised through those activities is paying for necessities, which the city cannot afford. Just this past week a complete new video alarm system was installed at the Park. Vandals had been breaking into the center in recent weeks; the alarm system is expected to stop that. Just a year ago vandals released the great horned owl, J.R., who was kept in a cage behind the center. A family who found him abandoned as a chick raised J.R. as a pet. It was thought that he would never survive in the wild because he has never learned hunting skills. He couldn’t even live in the bird sanctuary because he had bonded with humans, not other owls. But it seems J.R. fooled them all. It has been a year and he is seen occasionally flying around McGough Park, thriving in the wild. Inside the Nature Center are other live creatures which visitors can read about, and children who attend day camp during the summer get to learn all about the importance of being “green”. “The children are our most important asset,” said Edmond. “They have to know how crucial the preservation of nature is, because someday they may be the ones going to the podium at council meetings fighting to maintain this place.” Lest you think Edmond is upset with the city of Largo for threatening to close the Nature Center, far from it. “I don’t know of any other community that offers as much as Largo in terms of outdoor programs and allowing residents to do things in nature,” said Edmond. “Our green space is important.” Calendar benefits Big Cat Rescue Photo courtesy of KATHLEEN SLAVENMichele Yeager poses at Honeymoon Island for the cover photo of the 2012 Cougars of Florida calendar, which will be released online at and at various venues Aug. 14. Proceeds will benefit For more information, call 813-215-8528.Pinellas County may be able to assist low-income homeowners make important home improvements with a Hurricane Mitigation Grant. Up to $20,000 is available to help residents prepare their home for storm season. The property must be the primary residence with a just value not to exceed $151,000 as listed by the Property Appraiser’s Office. Income guidelines also apply. Eligible repairs include:  Reinforcement or replacement of roof systems  Hurricane roof straps  Impact-resistant windows  Permanent hurricane shutters  Wind-resistant garage doors and exterior doors  Mobile home tie-downs and anchors (mobile homes built prior to 1976 are not eligible) In addition to the Hurricane Mitigation Grant, Pinellas County offers 0-percent-interest loans that may be used to make necessary home improvements and additional hurricane mitigation. The same income and property eligibility guidelines apply. The maximum loan amount is $20,000 and must be repaid within 20 years. The low interest loan and grant may be used together. The program is available for properties in unincorporated Pinellas County and several surrounding cities. Residents in Clearwater, Largo, St. Petersburg and Belleair Shore should contact those cities directly to inquire about the availability of housing repair programs. Funds are limited. For more information call Community Development at 464-8210 or email cd helps homeowners prepare for storm season


4A SEB Beacon, August 11, 2011If there were more stores that appealed to a younger crowd, or to the families in the area, business may pick up, daughter and employee of the family-owned business Georgia Boulieres said. She thinks the reason the clientele is made up of mostly seniors shopping at the mall lately is because the younger to middle age demographics aren’t represented and don’t see any stores that appeal to them. Seminole Mall was built in 1964 and hasn’t been renovated since 1992. The dated building could use a face-lift, shoppers and workers agreed. The hushed atmosphere is relaxing to some customers, like patron Patrick Benturella who still loves shopping at the mall. “This mall has really been here forever, and it is quiet – but I kind of like it,” Benturella said. “What I think, and hope, happens is someone will buy it up at a bargain, add new stores and keep it running. I hope it stays open one way or another.” Benturella has been a Seminole resident for most of his life and has been shopping the stores at the mall for years, but can’t deny a change in the amount of people frequenting the mall. Across the mall is another hot spot where most of the life inside is found, the Bealls department store. The close proximity of the mall to local retirement homes, practically walking distance, is something the seniors need to have to look forward to, employee Louise Horbat said. “Seniors are already upset they have to walk, or use their wheelchairs, across a major intersection just to go to Publix and get food,” she said. “Now we’re going to take away one of their closest and favorite stores?” Horbat has worked in the mall for 12 years, and helped open up the Bealls. Though the rest of the mall may be hurting, she has seen a steady flow of business and hasn’t really noticed a decrease. Patrons Linda and Edward Stamborski were avid about needing Bealls to stay open, especially after the Madeira Beach branch closed recently. Though the mall seems like a ghost town from the outside, the remaining stores still claim to have a strong base of loyal customers that rely on the stores. Many are up for the idea of renovation of the mall and perhaps temporarily closing it in order to do so, but feel that there would be a loss if it were to close down permanently. Seniors living within close proximity to the shopping plaza and other loyal customers that still enjoy shopping at Seminole Mall urge for a new buyer with fresh ideas to liven up the empty spaces, including the food court that now consists of one restaurant. While the future of the large space is unknown, business owners, workers and shoppers are hopeful that things will turn around for the mall and bring it back to the 1990s, better, busier days. MALL, from page 1Atimes where developing team cohesion and solidifying roles are more important.” Joining Pincus in the dugout will be a group of assistant coaches that will offer multiple perspectives on how to handle many of the toughest games to come. Many of the returning coaching staff includes Tom Beck and J.J. Johnson. “What the coaches offer is diversity,” Pincus said. “We have the entire range of personalities and styles on the team. They have the experience that is needed from both the professional and high school level of coaching to help players get to the next level.” Pincus will become the coach of a baseball program that is very well established. He views Seminole as a team capable of winning a state championship. “Seminole baseball is great not by accident,” Pincus said. “I think it is one of the paragon schools when it comes to baseball. It has amazing support by the boosters, faculty and the community but most importantly has great people that, when these kids are young, start to teach them the right way to play the highest level of baseball.” Senior Jordan Doyle said he is happy with Pincus as a choice and cannot wait to see how the season unfolds. “It’s great to have him since he has been around the program the last couple of years,” Doyle said. “I know many of the kids like him and how he inspires the team.” For more information about Seminole baseball, visit PINCUS, from page 1A Getting ready Photo by BOB McCLUREJohn Johnson, a groundskeeper with Pinellas County Schools, battles temperatures in the mid-90s on July 29 while mowing the grass at Osceola Middle School. Public schools begin classes Aug. 22.PTSA proposes rate increase By SUZETTE PORTERST. PETERSBURG – The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority joins a growing list of government agencies approving tentative millage increases for fiscal year 2011-2012. The PSTA Board tentatively approved a proposed rate of 0.7305 mills at its July 27 meeting. The current rate is 0.5601 mills. The rate will be used to calculate taxes for Truth in Millage statements to be mailed to property owners by the Property Appraiser’s Office on Aug. 22. The tentative millage is the highest rate PSTA can impose; however, the board could decide to reduce the millage rate before final approval on Sept. 14. PSTA needs to balance its budget despite continuing reductions in revenue. Since 2007, the county’s public transit provider has lost more than 30 percent in property tax revenue, which is its primary funding source, according to information from Bob Lasher, manager of PSTA Community Relations. There also is a possible 30 percent cut coming in federal transportation funding. Increasing the millage rate would help the PSTA board balance the budget for the next three years and fully fund its reserves. It also would allow the board to minimize service cuts to 1 percent and still improve service along Central Avenue in St. Petersburg and begin Flex Routes in northern areas of the county next year. PSTA has cut its staff from 617 in 2008 to 537 to date. It’s been three years since non-union employees and some union employees have had a pay raise. Still, PSTA carried more passengers in 2010 than ever before – a record ridership of 13.1 million overall, Lasher said in an email. Historically low funding for transit despite fare increases in 2008 and 2010 continue to create challenges for PSTA. Lasher said of 57 similar sized metropolitan areas, 500,000 to 1.5 million in population, PSTA is 39th in annual per capita spending on transit – or a little more than half the average spending of the other systems. PSTA continues to look for ways to cut its costs by streamlining services, reducing fleet numbers and locking in fuel prices on an annual basis to minimize cost variability. An investment in 24 diesel-electric hybrid buses is helping reduce costs. The buses get 56 percent higher fuel efficiency. Lasher said every $1 increase in a gallon of fuel costs PSTA an additional $2.1 million. PSTA buys about 2.1 million gallons of fuel each year. The Tampa Bay region is known for its transit systems and not in a good way. The Brookings Institution ranked it 77th out of the nation’s top metropolitan areas. Forbes Magazine ranked the Tampa region last in a listing of 60 cities with the worst commutes in the United States. Further PSTA service cuts could severely affect the local economy, Lasher said, since PSTA’s largest ridership is commuters – those going back and forth to work. Two public hearings are scheduled on the millage rate and final PSTA budget. The dates are Wednesday, Sept. 7 and 14 at PSTA headquarters, 3201 Scherer Drive, St. Petersburg. The times have not been set. Despite bad press for the region’s transit system, Lasher was able to point out one recent accomplishment for Pinellas County. PSTA carried more passengers last year than the Transit System of the Year, as awarded by the American Public Transportation Association. “What’s more, PSTA hit that mark with a significantly smaller budget and staff than the Transit System of the Year.” For more information, visit coming for reclaimed water systemsPinellas County Utilities inspectors will soon be conducting re-inspections of all connections to the reclaimed water distribution system. These inspections are required by the Florida Administrative Code and are designed to protect public health and safety of the drinking water supply. The inspections ensure that there are no cross connections between the drinking water system and any other source of water, including reclaimed water. As part of this state-mandated requirement, reclaimed water sprinkler system inspections will be occurring in the coming months and will continue on a periodic basis. These inspections require Pinellas County inspectors to access the reclaimed water service box, potable (drinking) water meter and potable water hose bibbs, and to conduct an inspection of sprinkler systems and hose bibb components to ensure compliance with the state law. During these inspections, the potable water meter servicing your property will be turned off for a short time and potable water hose bibbs will be opened. Residents may notice a small amount of air in the plumbing system when faucets are initially turned on after the inspection. When reclaimed water service was initially established, the terms of service explained the importance of the county or Pinellas County Public Health Unit staff periodically entering the premises to inspect reclaimed water piping and fittings. Most inspections do not require the homeowner or resident to be home to operate their irrigation system, unless the inspector determines that a complete cross connection inspection is necessary due to system alterations made since the initial inspection. Utilities inspectors will be in uniform and driving marked county vehicles. A tag will be left on the door with results of the inspection. If customers have questions or need additional information, please call Pinellas County Utilities Customer Service at 4644000.Justice and Consumer Services plans to move officeAs of Monday, Aug. 29, Pinellas County’s Department of Justice and Consumer Services will be in new offices at 631 Chestnut St. in downtown Clearwater, the former home of the Pinellas County Park Department (currently Parks and Conservation Services). The department has two divisions, the Office of Consumer Protection and the Office of Justice Coordination. Justice Coordination administers contracts and program funding related to the criminal justice system including grants, contracts and programs for the Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner, Gulfcoast Legal Services and the Sixth Judicial Circuit’s Drug Court. Justice Coordination’s phone number will remain the same at 453-7441. Through investigation of consumer complaints, Consumer Protection provides regulatory enforcement of county ordinances regarding charitable solicitations, bingo, fortunetelling, price gouging, towing, moving and adult use establishments. In addition, the department conducts criminal investigations of consumer fraud, mediation of consumer complaints and provides consumer outreach information to alert the public regarding scams, consumer fraud, identity theft and Internet crime. The main consumer line is 464-6200. For more information, visit www.pinellas farmers eligible for disaster loansWASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 27 counties in Florida as primary natural disaster areas July 29 due to losses caused by drought and excessive heat that began Jan. 1, 2011, and continues. Although Pinellas County is not in a primary area, local farmers can apply for emergency loans due to a rule that creates eligibility for contiguous counties. Hillsborough County is included in the list of primary disaster areas. Qualified farm operators in the designated areas are eligible for low interest emergency loans from USDA’s Farm Service Agency, provided that eligibility requirements are met. Farmers in eligible counties have eight months from the date of the declaration to apply for loans to help cover part of their actual losses. FSA will consider each loan application on its own merits, taking into account the extent of losses, security available and repayment ability. FSA has a variety of programs, in addition to the EM loan program, to help eligible farmers recover from adversity. USDA also has made other programs available to assist farmers and ranchers, including the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program, approved as part of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008; the Emergency Conservation Program; Federal Crop Insurance; and the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program. Interested farmers may contact their local USDA Service Centers for further information on eligibility requirements and application procedures for these and other programs. Additional information is also available online at Pinellas Treasure Island debates Caddy’s beach line issue By AMANDA SEBASTIANOTREASURE ISLAND – The atmosphere was tense inside City Hall during an Aug. 2 Treasure Island Commission meeting. The group made strides in increasing the millage rate for 2011-12 but are still on the fence about Caddy’s, its signs all over the beach and what parts of the beach are private or public property. All of the ordinances involving the amendment of the land development codes, regarding flood control, religious use and consistency requirements, were passed unanimously. The vote on employee dental, life and long term disability insurance was close but Commissioners Carol Coward and Alan Bildz, along with Mayor Bob Minning were not in favor, and outnumbered Commissioners Phil Collins and Gail Caldwell with no’s. If the bill were passed, there would have been an increase of $6,873 per year for dental insurance. The current cost for a year is $20,980. “I’ve been very vocal against this, I just don’t think it’s fair,” Coward said. The most highly debated topic of the meeting was the millage rate for fiscal 2011-12. City Manager Reid Silverboard stressed the importance of raising the rate so the revenue could be used to repair the bridges; there’s a need to be prepared, especially for severe weather instances where residents will need to use the bridges, he said. Silverboard and Bildz had a brief back-and-forth about the timeline of when the bridges need and should be rebuilt. Bildz remained unconvinced and proposed waiting on replacing the bridges, bringing the millage rate back down to 2.761 and focusing on the beach trail for now. “I can only go on the information I was given, and the people said that they thought the beach trail was most important,” Bildz said. Coward agreed at first and wanted to focus on one item of business at a time, but Minning and Collins may have changed her mind with their views. Collins pointed out that if the bridges collapse into the bay, the residents won’t be able to use the trail anyway, so waiting would be “totally irresponsible.” Minning agreed and made two promises: the increase is going toward an infrastructure, not to pay someone’s salary, and now that the millage rate will be raised, it can’t go any higher, but can always go lower. The resolution was almost unanimous, with only one no from Bildz. The most debated topic of the night was during workshop, when former Commissioner Ed Gayton, binders and poster board in hand, stood behind the podium and said to the commissioners, “It’s not about Caddy’s or Sunset Beach, it’s about who owns the beach.” The issue has been talked about for quite some time. Gayton joked that when he requested the topic during a recent workshop, commissioners probably thought to themselves, not Sunset Beach talk again. For those playing catch up, he was talking about Caddy’s restaurant, and the signs that have been posted that are now prohibiting coolers and sometimes non-customers from using the portion of the beach by the restaurant. Gayton believes that the beach is public property, because the mean high water mark, the division between public and private land created in 1968, cuts through what is now Caddy’s. Gayton said that he and several others have been prohibited from using that part of the beach. Coward then asked Gayton what he would like the commissioners to do. “I want to give the constitutional right back to the people, to enjoy public lands that were given as a right to the people,” Gayton said. “I want the signs taken down and for it to be known that this area is public property.’ Caddy’s owner Tony Amico agreed with Gayton that anything seaward of the water line is state property. However, he then said the beach by Caddy’s was alienated by the state to him, so it no longer belongs to the state. “I received a quick claim deed that shows I received and am the owner of the property,” Amico said. “The area from my property to the water was given to me by the state.” Although specifics of the meeting between Amico and the Board of Trustees was confidential, Amico assured the panel that he had the correct documentation to show that the area of beach by Caddy’s was in fact his. Playing on Bildz’s spiel earlier about protecting the constitution, Amico asked commissioners to think back and remember how one is allowed to protect and defend their property. He’s just defending his, he said. “Is there any doubt in anyone’s mind that I own this property?” Amico asked. Bildz replied, “Yes, there’s a question in my mind.” “Well, I expected that from you, anyone else?” Amico said. Audience members came up and spoke against the signs on the beach and vouched that they had been kicked off the beach. After the Caddy’s discussion, a few other issues were discussed including a proposal for a contract to help save the sea grass. Due to the construction of the Treasure Island Causeway Bridge, where there is a high density of sea grass, the amount of sea grass has decreased. One of the options discussed for recovery of the already damaged sea grass, was a mitigation site that would repair about 3,500 feet and cost about $40,000. Coward suggested blocking off the area where future renourishment will be taking place so boats and other disturbances can’t come through in the meantime. The Caddy’s discussion is still under way and being investigated, while the board works on ways to preserve sea grass.Redington honors board member By MELISSA LATTMANREDINGTON BEACH – The town honored longtime Park Board member Mary Campbell at a special reception at the start of the Aug. 2 regular commission meeting. Campbell, 93, has served on the board since its inception. Campbell, along with her husband Guy, helped start Friendship Park, which is across from Town Hall. The park started as vacant land. Campbell named the park. She was instrumental in getting people to donate trees and benches in memory of loved ones for Friendship Park as well as other parks in town, Park Board Secretary Peggy Akery said. For the last decade Campbell has handled the holiday lights, negotiating the contract with the vendor. Campbell, along with other park board members, helped with “turtle watches” for nesting sea turtles. Campbell also has been on the garden club since it formed, Akery said. “Mary has been an inspiration to us all for her hard work and joyous nature,” wrote Park Board member Marilyn Barber in a letter read at the meeting. “Many of the dedicated trees and benches in the parks were provided due to her work in their solicitation and procurement. She led the response to citizens’ requests for holiday decorations, first with pennants and later with lights.”


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Business 7A Beacon, August 11, 2011 LARGO … Award-winning Tutterow Dancers Inc., the premier dance studio in the county, is preparing for its 2011-12 dance season. Classes will be presented in the new Largo Community Center, 400 Alternate Keene Road, Largo. The 30,000-square-feet, LEED-certified facility opened in January 2011. According to Debbie Kennedy, studio director of Tutterow Dancers, the beautiful center boasts three state-of-the-art studio spaces with floating floors, barres and mirrors. A passion for teaching the art of dance Tutterow has been contracted through Largos Recreation, Parks and Arts Department since 1976. The studio is such an important part of my life,Ž Debbie said. It is a pleasure to teach the students and watch their love of dance and talents grow.Ž The faculty at Tutterow believes a teachers influence on a students future extends far beyond what goes on in the classroom. Our teaching philosophy is centered on instilling a passion for dance while building self-esteem and confidence in every child,Ž Debbie explained. Several studies have shown that participation in the arts helps children improve test scores. In addition to the academic benefits, dance offers plenty of less quantifiable rewards, too: It evokes our humanity, inspires joy and expands our emotional understanding. The Tutterow faculty fully appreciates the long-term impact of this creative endeavor, fueling their passion for teaching students. "Our teachers are chosen not only for their dance experience but for their ability to relate to the typical needs of our students,Ž Debbie said. Our professional staff continues with ongoing training to ensure we are always providing students and parents with the best experience possible.Ž Keeping the staff knowledgeable in their fields is one of the strengths of the Tutterow Dance faculty. Its important that our instructors are able to teach proper technique,Ž said Debbie. However, proper technique alone is simply not enough. Good teaching includes knowledge, patience, passion and devotion at its very core." Mary Frangione, ballet director for the Tutterow Dancers, is the embodiment of that ideal. Mary joined the faculty after her family moved to Florida from New Jersey where she was the owner of the Dance Exchange Studio. Mary was a member of the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, a folk music and dance ensemble. She performed professionally as a Radio City Music Hall Rockette in New York City. Ballet as the foundation for dance Ballet is the foundation of every dancer,Ž said Debbie. All of our students in our performance company are required to take ballet with Ms. Mary.Ž The training in ballet, the lines of great posture and the discipline create a foundation so that the body can move freely in all directions. It encourages the proper way of movement for the dancer.Ž Mary said other forms of dance use this training as a basis. The fundamental skills developed at the ballet bar make other forms of dance more approachable. At Tutterow, classes focus on proper technique, correct body placement, strengthening and terminology. Students start at the bar … even the youngest ones. Even when were preparing for the recital, were still working on basics,Ž Mary explained. Were constantly working on technique,Ž she added. Were not simply a recital studio.Ž Ultimately, its the faculty that sets Tutterow Dancers Inc. apart from other studios. It starts with the faculty,Ž Mary said. They have such a great rapport with all the students. Theyre all so good at bringing out the best in children.Ž Award-winning performance company The Tutterow Stars of Tomorrow Performance Company originated in 1982 to offer additional performance opportunities for talented young dancers. Consisting of dancers ages 6 to 18, the performance company attends workshops, master classes and competitions throughout the United States. Participation in Stars of Tomorrow is for the student with the passion, desire and dedication to fully excel in the art of dance. Becoming a member of the Tutterow Stars of Tomorrow Performance Company is by audition only. Please contact the studio for more information 727-585-1232. Over the years, the company has consistently won national awards in competition. Tutterow Stars of Tomorrow have performed at Walt Disney World, the Florida State Fair, Busch Gardens, Sea World, Disneys California Adventure and on Royal Caribbeans cruise ships. Outside the United States, the performance company traveled to Prague and Germany in 2008 to perform for U.S. troops stationed in Stuttguart and Bamberg. They have been invited to return to Europe next summer. We are so excited about our upcoming trip to perform at Euro Disney in Paris, and feel honored to perform for the troops in Germany next summer,Ž Debbie said. The Stars of Tomorrow will perform in Germany at the German American Festival and will take a class with a member of the Paris Ballet Company. They will visit Austria for the Sound of Music Tour and perform for some of the U.S. troops stationed in Germany. Our military gives up so much for our entire country,Ž said Brittney Kennedy, Tutterow faculty member. Its just nice to even bring them a little piece of home.Ž To raise funds for the summer 2012 tour, a golf tournament is set for Sunday, Aug. 28, at the Belleview Biltmore Golf Club. For information, call Laurie Mcfee at 727-4221342 or email Another fundraising event … the Night at the Museum black tie auction … will be Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Armed Forces Military Museum. To donate auction items and for information, call Ron Kennedy at 727-4592152. Registering for Tutterow classes Classes for girls and boys ages 2 to adult include: € Ballet€ Tap€ Jazz € Hip-hop€ Lyrical€ Acro Tutterow also offers a boys-only hip-hop class and Toddlers and Tutus (mommy and me) class for 2-year-olds. We will help you to select the class level, day and time to best suit your abilities and interest,Ž said Debbie. A valid Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts membership is required to register. Registration will take place on Friday, Aug. 12, 5 to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Largo Community Center, 400 Alternate Keene Road. There is a nonrefundable $15 registration fee ($20 per family), due at the time of registration. For more information, email, call 727-585-1232 or visit Tutterow faculty shares passion for dance PAIDADVERTISEMENT Biz notes Club at Treasure Island names general managerTREASURE ISLAND – The Club at Treasure Island has appointed Jeff Thomas, one of the top names in private club management, general manager and executive director. Thomas has assumed responsibility for the dayto-day operations and development of the club and its Marker 14 Restaurant and Lounge. He also will manage concerts, membership programs and community outreach. For over a quarter-century, Thomas has served as a leading voice in the world of private clubs, implementing groundbreaking organizational and operational advances to some of the most exclusive properties anywhere in the world. He has served as general manager at the Audubon Country Club in Naples, The Oglethorpe Club in Savannah, Ga., and the Greenbrier Resort in Bridgeport, W. Va. Thomas also is an innovative restaurateur who was chef at the Hyatt Hotels in Denver and Hilton Head, S.C. And as an entrepreneur, Thomas was the owner and executive chef of the 80-seat Panache Restaurant in Coastal Carolina. Thomas is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and earned a business administration degree from the University of Cincinnati. “I’m excited to be here in beautiful Tampa Bay, and I’m looking forward to becoming an active presence in Pinellas County,” said Thomas. “I’ve dedicated my adult life to studying and mastering the intricacies of the private club industry, and believe me, The Club at Treasure Island is redefining the entire private club experience.” The Club at Treasure Island has recently showcased a slew of top-tier entertainers, including KC & The Sunshine Band, Jon Secada, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Wayne Brady, the Plain White T’s, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., Lou Gramm of Foreigner, The Commodores, Colin Quinn, David Alan Grier, Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show, Deana Martin, Frankie Randall, Hal Linden, The Platters, The Coasters, The Marvelettes, All-4-One, The Fab Four, Lainie Kazan, Joe Piscopo, Tom Papa and comedy legend Norm Crosby. The Club at Treasure Island is located at 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Visit College earns recognition ST. PETERSBURG – Eckerd College has been named to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2011 Great Colleges to Work For program. The Chronicle identified 12 features of an excellent academic workplace and asked faculty and staff at colleges of all sizes and types from across the country to assess their employers in those terms. Eckerd employees rated the college highly enough to be recognized in the Compensation and Benefits category. The Compensation and Benefits category is defined as “Pay is fair, and benefits meet the needs of employees.” One of Eckerd’s notable features relating to compensation and benefits is the fact that should an employee participate in a retirement fund option, the college will contribute 10 percent of the employee’s salary to the fund whether or not the employee contributes anything to the account. Of Eckerd College’s employees, 114 full-time faculty and 140 administrators and exempt professionals were invited to participate in the survey. Eckerd is one of only five Florida schools on the entire list. Eckerd is one of 111 institutions recognized as a 2011 Great College to Work For, including 85 four-year institutions and 26 two-year institutions. Eckerd is one of 10 small, four-year colleges recognized in the Compensation and Benefits category. Clearwater Chamber opens new welcome centerCLEARWATER – The Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce recently opened its new welcome center in the newly built Surf Style Retail Center at 315 S. Gulfview Blvd. The 50,000-square-foot Surf Style is on the ground floor of a 350-space parking garage situated off of Coronado Boulevard. Surf Style also opens to Beachwalk on the South Gulfview side. The visitor center is in the center of the store between the escalators and the elevators. The Surf Style will be open 24 hours a day, so the welcome center is accessible any time. Maps, brochures, information on places to stay and eat and visitor guides will be available to the public any time. Treasure Bay Hotel joins Expedia Insiders’ Select ListTREASURE ISLAND – Expedia recently named Treasure Bay Hotel and Marina among the topranked hotels on this year’s Expedia Insiders’ Select list. Owned by Sunset Bay Properties LLC and managed by Hotel Equities, the hotel is near St. Petersburg in Treasure Island. Phyllis McMillan serves as general manager. The list formally recognizes individual hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, a great overall experience and a notable value. The full list represents only 500 of Expedia’s top-ranked hotels selected from the more than 130,000 properties offered by Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company. “Delivering our guests superior service is a top priority at Treasure Bay Hotel and Marina,” said McMillan in a press release. “We are pleased that our efforts have been acknowledged by Expedia travelers and we look forward to extending our high level of service to even more guests.” Networking groups Networking groupsNetworking groups, aka “leads” groups, meet on a regular basis at various locations in the area. Some groups charge a fee to attend, and most require reservations. Persons considering attending any group for the first time are encouraged to make contact in advance. The upcoming schedule is as follows:  Thursday, Aug. 11 – Network Professionals Inc. Networking Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., RG’s Restaurant, 1565 S. Highland Ave., Clearwater. Call Liz at 424-8995.  Thursday, Aug. 11 – Seminole Business Masters, 7:30 a.m., Mama’s Kitchen, 5885 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Call Judy Miller at 798-4332.  Thursday, Aug. 11 – Network Professionals Inc. Networking Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., Panera Bread in the Bardmoor Shopping Center on the corner of Bryan Dairy and Starkey roads, Largo. Call Barbara at 573-1935, ext. 402.  Thursday, Aug. 11 – Executive Business Network, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. For reservations, call Mike Moore at 586-1111 or visit  Thursday, Aug. 11 – BNI Grand Slam Network Exchange, 7:30 a.m., Heritage Holiday Inn, 234 Third Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Visit  Thursday, Aug. 11 – Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron O’Connor at 367-3737.  Thursday, Aug. 11 – Referral Exchange BNI, 7:30 a.m., at Holiday Inn Express, 2580 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Networking meeting includes continental breakfast. Cost is $10. Call Denise Murphy at 725-8101 or email  Thursday, Aug. 11 – Professional Leads Network, Patriots Chapter, 8 a.m., Boris Family Restaurant, 11411 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Visit  Thursday, Aug. 11 – Suncoast Free Networking International, 8:30 to 10 a.m., at Park Station Building, 5851 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. This networking meeting includes brainstorming a business, a gratitude session and networking tips. Call Walt Morey at 647-8242.  Thursday, Aug. 11 – Gulf Beaches Power Lunch Group, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Sports Bar and Grill, 9685 Bay Pines Blvd., Seminole. Call Sandy Schell at 415-4772  Thursday, Aug. 11 – Network Professionals of St. Pete, 11:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron O’Connor at 367-3737.  Friday, Aug. 12 – BNI Referral Masters, 7 a.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call Bill Mantooth at 639-6690 or visit  Friday, Aug. 12 – Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron O’Connor at 367-3737.  Friday, Aug. 12 – Professional Leads Network, Upper Pinellas Chapter, 8 a.m., at Daddy’s Grill, 3682 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Visit  Friday, Aug. 12 – Professional Leads Network, Bay Area Executives Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tum Rub Thai, 32716 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor. Visit  Monday, Aug. 15 – Network Professionals Inc., 7:30 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call Ron O’Connor at 367-3737.  Monday, Aug. 15 – Professional Leads Network, St. Petersburg Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at Ricky P’s, 6521 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg. Visit  Monday, Aug. 15 – Ready Set Grow Group, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., at Hometown Family Restaurant, 10395 Seminole Blvd., Largo. Call Jamie Limbaugh at 831-2450 or email jamieL@freenetworkingin  Monday, Aug. 15 – Free Networking International, Clearwater Two Cups Connect Group, 2:30 to 4 p.m., at Bay Coast Coffee Market, 2525 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater. Call Wayne Porter at 642-6173, email or visit twocupscon  Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Professional Leads Network, First Watch Chapter, 7:30 a.m., First Watch, 2569 Village Drive, Clearwater. Visit  Tuesday, Aug. 16 – The Board, Network Professionals, 7:30 a.m., at Panera Bread, Bardmoor Shopping Center, corner of Bryan Dairy and Starkey roads, Largo. Call 742-6343.  Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Business Network International, Winners Circle, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Call Dave Proffitt at 230-9240.  Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Network Professionals Inc., Seminole Chapter, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd., Largo. Call Ron O’Connor at 367-3737.  Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Yacht Club Breakfast, sponsored by Creative Business Connections, 7:30 a.m., St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Call Darrell Baker, area director, at 586-4999 or visit  Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron O’Connor at 367-3737.  Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Free Networking International, Bayside Group, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Bay Pines Sports Bar, 9685 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg. Call Janet Landt at 455-7510, email or visit  Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Network Professionals Inc., St. Pete Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., Red Lobster, 2773 66th St. N., St. Petersburg. Call Ron O’Connor at 367-3737.  Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Network Professionals Inc., ICOT Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tucson’s Southwest Grill, 13563 Icot Blvd., Clearwater. Call Eddie Montoya at 813-477-3533.  Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Tri-City Network Professionals, 11:45 a.m., at Applebee’s Restaurant, 5110 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. First visit is free. Call 492-7921.  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – Business Network International, Financial Freedom, 7:15 a.m., at Bardmoor Country Club, 8001 Cumberland Road, Largo. Call Phil at 409-1609 or visit www.BNIFinancialFree  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – Pinellas Executives’ Association, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., at Cove Cay Country Club, 2612 Cove Cay Drive, Clearwater. Call Donna Perry at 784-6507 or visit  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – BNI Business Connections Countryside, 7:30 a.m., at Grillsmith, 2539 Countryside Blvd., Suite 6, Clearwater. Cost is $11. Call Renee Jones at 813-749-2780, email or visit  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – Network Professionals Inc., East Lake Breakfast Chapter, 7:30 a.m., at Daddy’s Grill, 3682 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Call Jenny Stone at 776-2829.  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – Local Business Network Seminole, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call 8046359.  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – Women in Business, 7:30 a.m., Acropol Family Restaurant, 1170 Starkey Road, Largo. Call Mende at 2513955.  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – BNI Wealth Builders, 7:30 a.m., Palm Harbor Community Center Parks and Drew Valk Recreation, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor. Visit  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – BNI Power Team, 7:30 a.m., East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Pkwy., Oldsmar. Visit  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – Network Professionals Inc., Downtown Clearwater Breakfast Chapter, 7:30 a.m., at the Residence Inn, 940 Court St., Clearwater. Call Kim Anton at 539-7110.  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron O’Connor at 367-3737.  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – Free Networking International, Seminole Christian Hope Team, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Palace of the Orient, 10425 Park Blvd., Seminole. Call Dave Harden at 458-6890 or email  Wednesday, Aug. 17 – Free Networking International, Oldsmar Group, 11:30 a.m., at Twisted Bamboo Bar and Bistro, 3687 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Call Nova Montgomery at 942-0444 or email  Wednesday, Aug. 17, Professional Leads Network, 11:45 a.m., at Thirsty Marlin, 351 West Bay Drive, Largo. Call Woody Brown at 5181967 or visit


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The government barely does the same. For the tenuous State of our Union, some say it’s a victory. Others call it a weak down payment. For others, it’s a disgusting reneging of responsibility. It’s all true. Spookily, the same is playing out at sea as well. To recap the most recent maritime events in our local waters, there are three stories to tell. Like the stranglehold of Washingtonian inertia against our staggering national debt, the oldest of the youngest members of our local bottlenose dolphin community is entangled in fishing line. One is innocent. The other is not. Like our own country, the half-yearling bottlenose dolphin calf Vidalia was born in the chilliest of times. Yet it survived to triumphant over environmental ravages, which at sea include parasites and predators (Dolphin Watch’s “Hassles of tassels”; whether in a good or bad way, I daren’t say). Vidalia launched undeterred into its early childhood, as our young country did, swelling from the riches of its own making. The dolphin calf swelled from the miracle of a healthy mother’s milk, stimulated by the baby’s presence. Our country swelled from the industry of her citizens, inspired by the freedom to excel. All was well for many moons until the calf encountered something it could have never recognized as a threat: discarded fishing line. From an apparently modest, if such a thing is possible, body wrapping of three strands of fishing line in mid-July – the way we encircle a wrapped gift with thin bright ribbon pulled nice and tight – to a dangerous wad of hideously accumulated fishing line and imbedded fish hook by the end of the month, the innocent baby dolphin Vidalia is either sentenced to a slow death or destined to suffer a terrifying rescue at the hands of people expert at catching, rescuing and releasing entangled marine life. In the world of marine biology, these experts are known as stranding biologists. Without minimizing the calf’s uncertain fate, one can’t ignore Vidalia’s plight as a metaphor of our beautiful young country’s future. But the question of relative innocence remains. The second story is about Peewee, the suddenly teen-aged dolphin released from childhood by her mother P’s giving birth to Peewee’s rival sibling over the Fourth of July. I had wished for a physical way to identify Peewee after she weaned from her prolific mother As told in Dolphin Watch’s “Known by the slit of a shark,” that wish was unabashedly fulfilled. Last Sunday, after tracking the slow milling of tense adults (not unlike Congress over the same period), a lone young teen dolphin ventured over to our boat. Its behavior said it knew us well. Its newly wounded dorsal fin, pink at the top from the fresh loss of its fin tip, made immediate identification impossible. But later analysis of photo-identification pictures showed that it was Peewee. That glancing blow from a shark the month before took but the slightest toll. Peewee the kid dolphin lost her previously secure life at the side of her powerful and protective mother P and then took another hit that, all things considered, maybe wasn’t insurmountable. Another metaphor for our beautiful country? Maybe. The third story is of the nursery group of dolphins we saw the same day as Vidalia and Peewee. There were four local dolphin moms (Stick, Bet, SBT and Courtney). Each mom was with her calf. What made this maritime moment special was that three of the four moms had tiny shiny new dolphin babies, none more than four weeks old in a potential lifespan of 50 years – a generation by bottlenose dolphin terms but also human terms before medical care. SBT had a baby in 2006 that died. She kept the body with her as long as she could but inevitably had to move on. The other two moms with tiny shiny babies are Stick and Bet, calves we watched grow up (Dolphin Watch’s “Spooky action at a distance”; Bet on the surging and sucking of fortunes). The fragile new lives they’ve engendered, stumbling up to the surface for life-giving air, are the first for them both. Like all new ventures, they represent great promise. Are they also a metaphor? The question remains. Who among us is innocent?Dr. Weaver studies wild dolphins under federal permit GA1088-1815, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Send her an email at daz by ANN WEAVERSix-month-old bottlenose dolphin Vidalia swims tethered to an unrelenting companion: a hopeless tangle of discarded monofilament fishing line strapped to its left side. The gallows’ rope is bejeweled with an imbedded fishing hook animated by a live fish. Dolphin WatchAnn Weaver LOCAL


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Front row, from left, are Vanessa Shipley, Ashlyn Kimery, Madison Hansen, Katie Peterson, Mary-Elizabeth Miller and Cassidy Shroyer; back row, Coach Jim Peterson, Kinsey Sharkey, Kersten Pray, Elle Gale, Paige Theilman, Brooke McEntire, Savanna Rumore and Coach Allison Kimery. Not pictured is Manager Jerry King. Full moon mangrove snapper With the full moon approaching, now is the time to target mangrove snapper. Bay reefs and bridges as well as offshore reefs are good places to target snapper right now, however, typically the farther offshore you fish the larger the snapper will be. The many manmade artificial reefs that range anywhere from 10 to 12 miles offshore offers the perfect habitat to attract big schools of snapper. Snapper prefer spots with a lot of high structure, and many of these reefs are constructed of huge barges as well as large slabs of concrete. The preferred baits when targeting snapper would be small pilchards and/or threadfin herring as well as live shrimp. The threadfins and pilchards can be netted at any bridge shadow line; their abundance can make it easy to collect plenty of bait to use on the hook as well as for chum in a short amount of time. These small baits work just as well dead as alive. Use a quarter inch cast net and fill a five-gallon bucket about half way with bait and ice, and you should have enough bait for a good bite. Anchor up-tide of the bridge or reef that you intend to fish and begin the chumming process. Deploying a quality chum block will make all the difference. Combine that with a constant flow of free pilchards, and soon enough you’ll have the snapper balled up and working bait right behind the boat. As a rule of thumb, the larger snapper will hang closer to the surface, so free-lining your bait will look the most natural to these larger, more wary fish. Free-lining requires you to pay close attention to how your bait looks as its falling natural toward the bottom. 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Home care tips and complete oral assessment by our technicians081111 DOG LOVERS Professional Pet Groomers Are In High Demand!Enrolling Now!!Placement Services for Qualied Graduates.www.academyofanimalarts.comA Private Vocational Pet Grooming School  Lic#2118Vocational Rehabilitation  Approved for Veteran Training13890 Walsingham Road, Largo  Call 517-9546 To Enrolle-mail: showgroomschool@aol.com81111Academy of Animal Arts, Inc. $20GROOMSmall Dogs New Clients OnlyCall Now!596-CLIP Are You Interested in a New Career? 8578 Park Blvd., Seminolewww.LakeSeminoleAH.comHOURS: Mon. 7am-6pm, Tues. 7am-7pm, Wed.-Fri. 7am-6pm, Sat. 8am-1pm CareCredit (727) 393-4644 Dr. Michael Rumore Dr. Suzanne BrittonThank you to Pinellas County for voting for us in The Readers' Choice Awards! Devoted to more wags and purrs.Ž Dr. Zoe Wilkinson..060911 Steele Animal Hospital We Love Dogs, Cats, Birds, Ferrets, Reptiles Rabbits, Pocket Pets & ExoticsVaccinations & Exams  Dental Care  Laboratory Surgery  Boarding  Radiology  PharmacyMon.-Fri., 8am-5pm  Tues., 7am-7pm  Wed. & Sat., 8am-Noon 5305 Seminole Blvd., St. Petersburg Dr. Rita Manarino Dr. Dianne M Steele 081111 The Standard of Veterinary Excellence Look for Monthly Specials Online! Looking for a home LeftyLefty is a 4 1/2-month-old male kitten who is very outgoing and loves to play. For more information on adopting Lefty, call the Friends of Strays at 522-6566 or visit the adoption center at 2911 47th Ave. N. in St. Petersburg. Kitten adoptions are also available at the Friends of Strays Thrift Shoppe at 3660 Gandy Blvd. on Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. AuzzieAuzzie is a 1 1/2-year-old sweetheart who is very affectionate. She enjoys the company of humans and would make a great pal for a caring animal lover. Adopt Auzzie at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N. in Largo. Call 586-3591. DanielleDanielle is a calico who was born in July 2003, adopted a few months later and then recently left at a shelter because her caregiver was moving. Danielle was confused and upset due to her abandonment, but she has adjusted to her new foster home where she is with other cats. Danielle has been spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. Call Save Our Strays Inc. at 481-5262 to give this deserving girl a great home. Visit is a 4-month-old female brown tabby cat. She is very sweet and friendly and gets along with other cats. She is spayed and current on vaccinations. Call Pat at Second Chance For Strays at 535-9154 to meet Caryn. Visit such thing as too much informationBecause pets cannot speak and tell us what is wrong, it is extremely important to monitor your pet as closely as you can. That means observing your pet urinate and defecate so you can see what the urine and feces look like. Is the stool normal or is it diarrhea? Does the stool have blood or mucous in it? Is your pet defecating and urinating daily? Is there blood in the urine? Is your pet straining to defecate or urinate? Monitoring how much your pet is eating and drinking is very important as well. Self-feeders make that very difficult to tell from day to day. Self-feeders also can lead to overweight pets. Is your pet drinking excessively and urinating more than normal? This is a classic symptom for diabetes, hyperthyroidism in older cats, Cushing’s disease in older dogs, and kidney disease. The more questions you are able to answer accurately, the more likely your veterinarian can diagnose what is wrong with your pet. The person who is most in tune to the pet’s daily behavior is the one who should bring the pet in for their appointment. If that can’t be done, then writing down your main concerns about your pet as well as some of these answers on a piece of paper and giving it to the person bringing the pet is very helpful. They can then give this to the veterinarian for review. Knowing exactly what brand and type of food, heartworm and flea preventative used is also very helpful. Many animals can have food allergies, food intolerances, or problems related to changing brands of food too frequently. Knowing when a new food, treat, or bag was opened or introduced to your pet can help a lot when trying to diagnose vomiting and diarrhea cases. Many dogs can get bloody stool and vomit when they eat people food, or are out in the backyard unattended eating whatever they find in the yard. Therefore, walking your dogs and watching what they are putting in their mouths or knowing what is in your backyard can be of great help. One very costly disease we see in pets is pancreatitis. In dogs this can be caused by feeding your dog high-fat people food. That strip of bacon or fat off your steak can be a costly mistake. If the vomiting is serious with this disease then these pets have to be hospitalized for treatment for a few to several days with IV fluids and injectable medications. That is what makes this such a costly disease to treat. Knowing what others in the household are feeding your pet, especially at parties is important. Dogs and cats pick up on stress easily and this can lead to several health problems as well. Cats can get blood in their urine for several reasons but one reason (interstitial cystitis) has been linked to stress. If you eliminate the stress, then the blood goes away. It could be something as simple as construction in the house, a new baby, a new pet, new address change, etc. So as you can see, veterinarians rely on you, the pet owner, to be very observant of your pet’s daily activities and behaviors in order to develop a diagnostic and treatment plan that will be in your pet’s best interest. If we have no knowledge as to how the pet is eating, drinking, urinating, defecating, or if the pet is vomiting, limping, etc. then all we have is what we find on our exams to determine the diagnostic and treatment plan. Since our pets are so good at hiding pain and sickness, a lot of the time we won’t pick this up on our exams without some kind of history from the owner and diagnostic tests. Knowing more about your pet will help to ensure the best and most cost effective care.Kim Donovan, D.V.M., is an associate veterinarian and medical director at Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital in Seminole with 13 years experience and a special interest in feline medicine. Speaking of PetsKim Donovan, DVM Snugglers Punky, 5, left, and P.C., 10, are best buddies. They love to play together and provide Simon and Traci Davis of Clearwater with endless entertainment. They are both lap kitties and love to relax on the screened porch and watch the birds at the birdfeeder. Traci said, “They are such a treasure and have been a joy to our family.” The Davis family wins a $25 gift certificate to Park Animal Hospital in Pinellas Park. Our September photo winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to Whitney’s Grooming and Pet Supplies in Pinellas Park. Send pet photos to contest winner


12A Community Beacon, August 11, 2011 Ocean Sands Condo, Pristine Condition, in Madeira BeachSpectacular 2/2 with over 1,200 sq. ft. Direct Gulf-front Penthouse unit on 12th Floor! RICHRIPPETOEColdwell Banker Sun Vista Realty, RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE, INC. 081111 Holiday Villas Condo in Indian ShoresGulf-front Complex Spacious 2/2 on the First Floor Great for Investor! Reduced to $209,900! $434,000 81111 81111 Updated 3 bedroom, 2 bath home sits on a double lot. Over 1,500 sq. ft. Very peaceful. Close to schools, shopping and parks.Sandy Hartmann and AssociatesRealty Executives Adamo St. Petersburg $142,500 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths What’s Selling in Pinellas County SOLD Tamarac by the Gulf. 1,810 sq. ft. 2+BR/2BA home w/screened, enclosed patio. Near Baypointe Golf Club & Gulf Beaches.Mary KottichCentury 21 Seminole $112,000 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths SOLD 3,181 sq. ft., plantation style shutters, exotic granite. Custom gourmet style kitchen, oversize master suite, two car garage.Jeff LopatinGulf to Bay Real Estate Belleair $375,000 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths SOLD 081111 Real Estate Champions 4350 Duhme Rd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708For more details visit EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY www.c21champs.comEach Ofce Independently owned & operated727-398-2774 ...are awesome from the 9th floor condo. Newer appliances and new tile in kitchen and entry. A/C 2003, carport #B-31 and storm shutters are valuable features. Many amenities and activities including heated pools, clubhouse, marina, shuffleboard, tennis and fitness centers. Minutes to VA Hospital, American Legion, Tyrone Mall and white sandy beaches. MLS#U7499932. Schroeder. $130,000. INTRACOASTAL AND GULF OF MEXICO VIEWS... 2BR/2BA with 2 car carport. Move-in ready with newer parquet flooring, lovely kitchen with wrap-around bar, wide open floor plan and a screened sunroom with separate screened patio. 55+ with lots of senior activities. MLS#U7501683. Osborne & Manley. $60,000. SUNSET PALMS MOBILE HOME WITH LAND COOP 4BR/2.5BA/2 car garage home with in-ground hot tub. Fish from the pond in your backyard, boat ramp access across the street and views of saltwater canal. Next to Weedon Island Preserve. Aggressively priced. MLS#U7504938. Sorah. $226,000. MAKE OFFER TODAY In the city limits of Seminole an all age condo. right next to the Pinellas Bike Trail and City of Seminole Park. Roomy 2BR/2BA ground floor unit with inside laundry room, screened in patio facing a park like setting, covered assigned parking space and community pool. Everything you need close by, shopping, bus stop, St. Petersburg College Seminole campus, Library, Post Office, County Parks and the Gulf Beaches just a couple of miles down the road. An extra bonus is "free use" of the Seminole Recreation Center for all City residents so no need to have a gym membership anymore! The condo comes with some furniture and the maintenance fees are $275. This prime location won't last long so come take a look and get your offer in today! MLS#U7521490. Schnitzler. $69,500 LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit with a screened porch and a nice yard. 55+ community with pool. Near beaches. Great price! Can be rented. Carport. MLS#U7513345. Jarnsberg $55,000. VILLA IN SEMINOLE First floor 2BR/1BA condo near golf course, shopping area and interesting offices and restaurants. Very well cared for unit with many upgrades that add to value. Hardwood floors and tile make maintenance easier. MLS#U7518521. Riskin. $35,000. WELL MAINTAINED AND GOOD LOCATION Two duplexes 2BR/1BA each in a great rental community. Both duplexes share a common area and are close to shopping, restaurants and more. MLS#U7521268 & #U7521273. McEntire. $79,900 Each. SHORT SALE DUPLEXES 4BR/2BA home with newer C/H/A, roof, garage door plus enclosed porch. Large fenced in yard. Handy to Tyrone Schools, Mall and Northwest Youth Center. MLS#U7521050. Ball, Sundell and Enright. $164,900. POPULAR HOLIDAY PARK Charming 3BR/2BA/2 Car Garage home with new appliances, windows and roof. Move In Ready! Close to schools. In Morningside Estates. Must See! MLS#U7521021. Spohn. $249,900. HEY, LOOK ME OVER Extra large eat-in kitchen with updated cabinets and appliances. New roof 2011, updated electric, newer A/C system and windows. Water softener. Stairs to attic with storage. Large fenced backyard with pond, shed, wooden deck and hot tub. Room for boat or RV parking. MLS#U7517239. Lofgren. $84,900. ONE OWNER 2BR HOME!  Short Sales  Residential/Commercial Closings  1031 Exchanges  Reverse Mortgages  For Sale By Owner Packages Available 8640 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 Seminole Title Company 392-5906011311 10K Boat Lift $5,995 Lift, Pilings & Installation Included 813-495-7727 Bonded & Insured  State Certified General Contractor License # CGC151844081111 DOCKS, BOAT LIFTS & SEAWALLS  DESIGN & ENGINEERING Compare our prices below to other pharmacy prices:Generics $3.50 30 Day Supply $3.50  90 Day Supply $9.99  180 Day Supply $19.99We will beat all competitor’s prices Express prescription services for Assisted Living Facilities Delivery service to your door or ALF within 3 hours We acceptMost Insurance Companies and Workers’ Comp.20% to 30% OFF Chain Pharmacy Prices For Most Prescriptions  We do compounding  FREE DELIVERY  No Wait Guaranteed!  FREE Blood Pressure Check COUPON$15 OFFWhen you transfer 1 or more prescriptionsLimit 1 coupon per person. 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FloridaWestCoastWoodturners, meetsfirstThursdays,7p.m., inthemeetinghallacrossfromSt.Paul’sUnitedMethodistChurch, 1520RoseryRoadE., FloridaWritersAssociation, meetssecondThursdays,7p.m.,at theWestCommunityBranchLibrary,6700EighthAve.N.,St.Petersburg.Call321-6783. ForgottenKoreanVets, meetssecondTuesdays,6:30p.m.,at theAmericanLegionPost7,1760TurnerSt.,Clearwater.Call3978801. G.K.ChestertonSocietyofSt.Petersburg, meetsmonthlyto discussthelifeandworksofauthorChesterton.AnyonewithaninterestinChestertoniswelcometoattend.Forinformation, GenealogyAssistance isavailableonThursdays,1to3p.m.,at DunedinLibrary,Room4,223DouglasAve.CallMaryat733-5383. GenealogyandFamilyHistory lectureseries,isofferedsecond Saturdays,10to11a.m.,atWestSt.PetersburgCommunityLibrary,St.PetersburgCollege,6700EighthAve.N.Presentedby SusanHickokandCharlieGrandmaison.CallHickokat341-7174or Grandmaisonat343-2776. German-AmericanSociety ,meetsforaGermandanceonSaturdays,7:30p.m.,at809866thSt.N.,PinellasPark.Doorsopenat7. Call596-7581. GFWC  Seminole Junior Woman’s Club meets fourth Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., at Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N. Call 398-0558.  Pinellas Seminole Woman’s Club meets fourth Thursdays, 11:30 a.m., in Roskamp Auditorium at Freedom Square, 7800 Liberty Lane. No meetings from June through August. Call Maggie at 329-8003.  Clearwater Community Woman’s Club meets third Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m., at Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave. Call 394-2229. Gluten Intolerance Support Group, meets first Saturdays, 10 a.m., at Cypress Palms, 400 Lake Ave. NE, Largo. A light lunch is served. To R.S.V.P., call 437-1639. Gold Wing Road Riders Association Motorcycle Chapter FL-1-M Kick Tire, meets Thursdays, 7 p.m., at different locations. Call 7846127 or visit Greater Pinellas Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, meets Mondays, 6:30 p.m., at The Crossroads Christian Church, 1645 Seminole Blvd., Largo. No previous training necessary. Call Don at 786-1739. Gulfport Casino Swing Night, offers dance lessons on Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., followed by dancing, 8 to 11 p.m., at 5500 Shore Blvd. S. $7 admission includes lesson, dance, prize giveaways and mixers. Smoke-free and open to all ages. Call 893-1070 or visit www.swing Hearing Loss Association of America, Clearwater chapter, meets first Tuesdays, 3 p.m., at Morton Plant Hospital Complex, second floor, Room A, Cheek-Powell Pavilion, 455 Pinellas St., Clearwater. Live caption and light refreshments are provided. Admission is free. Heart of Pinellas Decorative Painters, meets second Saturdays, 10 a.m. For information go to or e-mail hpdachap The club is open to all who have an interest in painting with acrylics, watercolor, oil, and other mediums. It is the local affiliate of the international organization, Society of Decorative Painters. Heritage Rughookers, meets Thursdays, 9:30 a.m., at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1676 S. Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call 535-3218. International Association of Administrative Professionals, St. Petersburg Chapter, meets second Thursdays, 6:15 p.m., at Panera Bread, 1908 Fourth St. N. Call 530-9768. Island Community Theatre, meets second Mondays, 6:30 p.m., at Gators Caf and Saloon, 12754 Kingfish Drive, Treasure Island. The group performs throughout the beach area and welcomes new members and volunteers for all areas of theater production. Call 3451474. Italian American Club of Greater Clearwater, hosts a pasta dinner on Tuesdays, 5 to 8:30 p.m., at 200 McMullen Booth Road. Cost is $7 members, $9 nonmembers. The club also hosts dinner and dancing every other Saturday, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Cost is $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Call 791-8698. Just Over Youth, for seniors over 50, meets Thursdays, 10 a.m., at the Pinellas Park Wesleyan Church, 4400 70th Ave. N., Pinellas Park. Program varies each week from Bible study, pitch-in-dinner, community out-visit and spiritual enrichment. Call Sandra Turner at 526-3674. Kindermusik with Laura and Friends, meets Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m., at Broderick Recreation Center, 6101 66th Ave. N., St. Petersburg; and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:45 p.m., at Crosspoint Church, 11225 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Call Laura at 488-9918 or email Kinship Groups, hosted by Kinship Care – Family Resources, meets third Wednesdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Family Resources Shelter, 1615 Union St., Clearwater; second and fourth Thursdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Family Resources Shelter, 3821 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg; and fourth Tuesdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m., at Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive, Largo. The group supports grandparents raising grandchildren. Free. Call 550-4250. Kiwanis Clubs:  Countryside Clearwater meets Tuesdays, 7:30 a.m., at Eve’s Family Restaurant, 3150 State Road 584, Oldsmar.  Dunedin meets Thursday, 7:30 a.m., at Meeting Room 1, at Mease-Morton Plant Hospital in Dunedin.  Greater Clearwater meets Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., at the Golden Coin Restaurant, 1844 N. Highland Ave.  Gulf Beaches meets Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., in the training room upstairs at the Madeira Beach Publix, at 662 150th Ave.  Holiday meets Tuesdays, 7:15 a.m., at Four Seasons Restaurant, 3350 Grand Blvd., Holiday.  Largo/Mid-Pinellas meets Fridays, 7:30 a.m., at Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW, Largo. Call 744-1400.  Midtown meets Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m., at St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave.  Palm Harbor area meets Tuesdays, 7:30 a.m. at Tiffany’s Restaurant, 35000 U.S. 19 N.  Pinellas Park meets Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., at Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd.  Seminole meets Thursdays, 6:15 p.m., at Freedom Square Town Hall. Call 394-2582.  Seminole Breakfast meets Tuesdays, 7:15 a.m., at Seminole Family Restaurant, 6864 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Call 319-8343 or email  Springtime City meets Thursdays, 6 p.m., at Oriental Super Buffet, 2456 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd.  St. Petersburg meets Tuesdays, 12:15 p.m., at The Orange Blossom, 220 Fourth St. N.  Sunshine City meets Friday, 12:15 p.m., at Piccadilly, 1900 34th St. N. Key Club meets Fridays, 12:30 p.m., at Largo High School, Room D-23. Knights of Columbus-7621, meets first and third Thursdays, 7 to 9 p.m., at Saint Ignatius Church, Tarpon Springs. Call 504-9389. Korean War Veterans Associations:  Sunshine State Chapter meets second Thursdays, 7 p.m., at American Legion Post 252, 11433 Park Blvd. Call Peter Palmer at 584-7143 or Tony Lemons at 736-1993. La Leche League International, meets third Wednesdays, 7 p.m., at the Church of the Good Shepherd Nursery, 639 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin. All breastfeeding mothers welcome.


Viewpoints 13A Beacon, August 11, 2011 Please type letters to the editor (or print legibly) and include your name, town of residence, phone number and signature and mail to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. E-mails should include town of residence and telephone and be sent to We will not print the letter writer’s phone number. Here are some more guidelines for letters:  Letters are printed on a first-come, first-served basis. They may be edited to correct grammar, spelling and factual errors. They also may be edited for clarity.  Please keep letters to editor to 500 words. Longer letters may be cut due to space limitations.  Letters should address issues or current events. Please refrain from making unsubstantiated allegations. The newspaper will not print letters that contain slanderous or racial statements.  Please do not use profanity.  We do not publish poetry or songs in letters to the editor.  Each writer may submit one letter per month.  We can’t return letters to the editor. With abandoned buildings serving as bleak visual reminders of the lingering effects of the recession, it’s easy to overlook some good news pertaining to commercial and residential development in the area. Take Seminole, for example. About 60 acres in the Bay Pines area will be developed. The project includes 330 apartments and 483 residential units for senior housing or townhomes. Developers are seeking contractors to build a 125-room hotel, 204,000 square feet of retail space, the residential component and a restaurant. The project should create a significant amount of property taxes and other revenue for the city as well as job opportunities. Meanwhile, the news that the Seminole Mall, located on Park Boulevard, is under foreclosure proceedings could be the start of new development on the property. Its central location and close proximity to the beaches eventually should attract investors committed to some type of venture that will revitalize the property, with or without the mall. The time frame for such a turnaround remains to be seen, but city officials see the foreclosure as a positive process. In Largo, the west Walsingham Road corridor has enjoyed a rebirth of restaurants and other businesses in the past couple of years, particularly in the past six months. That’s not surprising since it is surrounded by stable residential areas and located close to the beaches. Clearwater officials are all smiles about plans for a three-story building on the Clearwater Beach that will have a Starbucks Coffee Shop and a Hooters Restaurant. Though the city may take some flak about the beach losing its mom and pop ambiance, the new development should help provide more options for visitors, especially since both Starbucks and Hooters are both successful business chains. Local government officials recognize they have to take more of an active role than just be cheerleaders to attract new development. Reducing red tape in the permitting process and relaxing signage rules are good tactics to help new as well as existing businesses, but long-term consistent economic planning is the most effective means of weathering a recession. Of course, no local government can be entirely successful of ridding its community of abandoned commercial properties. Even the best efforts to encourage new development and support existing businesses sometimes fail, no matter what governments do. See a new restaurant, auto parts store or other business where an abandoned building used to be? OK, it may not be the essence of beauty. But from an economic standpoint, consider it a sight for sore eyes. Wouldyoubecomerattledifanairport screeneraskedyouthefollowingquestions asyouwentthroughthesecuritycheckpoint: “Whereareyougoing?Howlongwereyou here?Howdidyougettotheairporttoday?” OutboundpassengersatLoganAirportin Bostonwillsoonbeaskedsuchquestions.If –forwhateverreason–thetravelersappear nervous(bysweatingprofusely,avoidingeye contact,orrecitingpassagesfromtheKoran) theywillbeaskedtoundergofurtherscreeningsuchasapatdownorabaggagesearch. Trainingforthenew60-daytrialprogram beganonAug.2forabout80officersofthe TransportationSecurityAdministrationat Logan.Whenplacedineffect,theprogram willrequirealltravelerstofacequestioning. TSAofficialssaythey’renotreallyinterestedintheanswersthetravelersgive. Whatthey’relookingforarethepassengers’reactionstothequestions.Ifapassengeristellingthetruth,he/shewilltendnot toexhibitsuspiciousbehavior.Butifshe’s lying,she’llgiveherselfaway. Atleastthat’sthetheoryofLillianGlass, anexpertinnonverbalcommunication.She saysit’snearlyimpossibletohidethestress causedbylying. AccordingtotheBostonGlobe,Ms.Glass andanFBIagentareco-authoringabook, “SeeSomething,SaySomething:Spottingthe BodyLanguageofTerrorists.” Thebodydoesn’tlie,saysMs.Glass.She believestheemotionsthatcausephysicalresponsesaredeepinyourbrainandcan’tbe controlled. IthinkMs.Glassisfullofbaloney.The every-dayworldisfilledwithliesandliars, someofwhomareeasytospotbutothers whocouldlietheirwayintoFortKnoxand emergeundetectedwithgoldbarstuckedin theirunderwear. ButevenifthenewTSAprogramcandetectliars,willthatmeantheyareterrorists? Let’ssayCharlie,amarriedmanfromDetroit,issecretlyvisitinghismistressinBaltimore.Asheheadshomeafteraweekendof hanky-panky,aTSAofficeraskshim,“How longhaveyoubeenhereinBaltimore?What wasthepurposeofyourvisit?” ChancesarehighthatCharlie,guilt-strickenattheunexpectedqueries,maybeginto sweatandstutter.TheTSApeopletakehim asideforfurtherquestioningandsearching ofhiscarry-onluggage.Afterfifteenminutes, theyconcludethathe’snotaterroristandlet himproceed.Whatearthlygoodhasbeenaccomplished?Anunfaithfulhusbandhashad thetarscaredoutofhimandhe’slateforhis flighthome,toboot.Bigdeal. Let’sassume,however,thatabonafide terrorist,Jake,withaplasticexplosive strappedtohisleg,isabouttoboardanairliner.He’swelldressed,shaven,outwardly calmandunthreatening.Jake,whoreads newspapers,isfullyawarethattheTSAwill bequestioninghim.Sowhenthescreener askshim,“Whereareyoutravelingtoday?” Jakeisfullypreparedtogiveananswer,and inasteady,strongvoice.TheTSAofficer, hissuspicionsuntriggered,letsJakeproceed tohisflight,whichJakeblowsupenroute toPhoenix.Hip,hiphoorayfortheliardetectionprogram. IftheprogramseemstoworkatLogan,we canexpectittobeexpandedtootherairports,includingTampaInternational.And let’sbefair:liardetectionmaybejustaseffectiveasthesystemthat’sbeenusedat160 airportsnationwideforthepastsevenor eightyears.It’scalledSPOT–forScreening ofPassengersbyObservationTechniques.It reliesonvisuallydetectingpassengerswho seemsuspicious.Examples:someonewearingaheavyovercoatinthemiddleofsummer,orapersonshouting“Godisgreat!”in Arabiceverysixtyseconds.Suchtravelers arethenquestioned. SPOThasbeenusedsince2004andhas brought2,000arrestsforvariousreasons, accordingtotheTSA.Itcostsmillionsof dollarseachyear,butit’sunclearhowmany –ifany–terroristshavebeencaughtby SPOT.SosaystheGovernmentAccountabilityOffice.InaJuly13report,theGAOrepeateditsearlierobjectionthattheTSA installedSPOTbeforeestablishingthatits detectionmethodshadanyscientifically validbasis. CarolRose,executivedirectoroftheAmericanCivilLibertiesUnionofMassachusetts, callstheSPOTprogram“securitytheater,” becauseofitsassumptionthatTSAscreenerscanhavethescientifictrainingtomake validjudgmentsonthemillionsofpassengerswhopassthroughairportseachyear. Asthenewbehavior-detectionprogram beginsatBostonLogan,itseemsclearthat (1)mostAmericantravelersexhibitagreat dealoftoleranceforthesecuritymeasures theymustundergo,and(2)theeffectiveness ofthesemeasuresindetectingterroristsis wideopentoquestioning.Theresult:we don’tknowwhethertoapplaudtheTSA’sefforts,orsimplyweep.BobDriverisalongtimecolumnistandeditorialpageeditorfortheClearwaterSun.Send new way to smoke out airport terroristsClearwater sold to Big BrotherEditor: Apparently three days in the grave was not enough to decompose the red light camera plan. Unlike the Biblical Lazarus who came out restored to do good, this plan has been restored to do evil. The Clearwater Beacon quotes Mayor Hibbard: “I am not comfortable with cameras in general … it smacks of Big Brother but we are facing budget woes.” Money talks and morals walk. The Big Brother factor should be enough in itself to stop this in its tracks from a mayor who should understand the full meaning of his words. But I believe he was lobbied, enticed and swayed much like big government. I am like Mary, grieving at the lost brother. Clearwater has been sold to Big Brother with the mayor’s consent – for money like Judas Iscariot. Red light cameras are purely and simply a way to make up for lost revenue in these hard economic times. This is a very obvious money-grabbing ploy. Installing red light cameras is certainly not to free up police officers since an officer will have to review the ticket and video. But they say they are free to substitute a certified technician? Who is certifying the technician who is paying for his training or certification? Is that a whole new job title? Two things that cost money? Red light cameras don’t prevent accidents; they just record them – proving fault. How much manpower will be needed when tickets and fines are challenged? It was not me driving the car you say? Now I have to prove who was? I read recently if you say it wasn’t you driving then the other person will get more fines? So now you want to force people to say they were driving so that their sister, brother, aunt, uncle or friend won’t have to pay a bigger fine than if it were you. And that’s OK with Big Brother since they still get your money and they tell the victim it’s OK. It won’t be on your license anyway – just pay up. Slippery slope isn’t it. Just remember Clearwater Council, you freely oiled the slope. Let’s not forget these cameras are outsourced, so who is holding them accountable? How much will it take to hold them accountable? Money breeds contempt. So who will make sure the city of Clearwater is getting everything it is supposed to receive? Now we have to pay to have that outside vendor/company audited. How often and at what cost? The city gets $75 of every $158 they collect and they still have to pay the camera vendor. Stop the red-light cameras and start acting like the Constitution means something. Vonabell Sherman ClearwaterMemorial seems heavy-handedEditor: Though I by no means want to disparage the feeling of the effort, I believe at least a few of the victims of 9/11 would share my dismay that our limited green spaces attract so much concrete. In this small Madeira Beach park in particular the proposed memorial seems heavy-handed and out of scale, further blocking the view of the water. Folks who share my sentiments are rarely consulted about such things. If we were, we might suggest something living instead, perhaps a memorial grove of something that blooms in September. However, history instructs me that imagination invites abuse. And so, I await it. Michael Blom Madeira Beach It was 50 years ago this summer that a couple of guys were sitting in a California garage, noodling around with a song. Their names were Mike and Brian. As Mike recalls, “It didn’t take that long. Just a few minutes.” And when you read the final lyrics you believe him:Surfin’ is the only life The only way for me. Now surf, surf with me Bom Bom Dit Di Dit Dip Bom Bom Dit Di Dit Dip...Mike and Brian, along with two of Brian’s brothers and a family friend, took the song to a local record company, which had wanted them to do a folk tune like the Kingston Trio. Instead, the kids gave them this little ditty, called – no surprise – “Surfin’.” And the Beach Boys were born. I don’t know which stuns me more: that these guys have been around 50 years, or that I still remember their first hit. But there is something undeniable about the Beach Boys legacy, something that says there is music, and there is iconic music. Why do songs like “California Girls,” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” or “Fun Fun Fun” still sound fresh, still make people smile, still throw a beam of sunshine over the coldest day? It has to be more than the chords,right? “Wereallywantedtodo somethingthatwasus,and surfingwasarealityinSouthernCalifornia,”MikeLovetold meintalkingabouttheirfirst hitsonglastweek.TheBeach Boys,intheircurrentincarnation,werecomingtosuburban Detroitforaconcert.Ofcourse, manyofthenamesthatmade theoriginalgroupsospecial weren’tthere–includingBrian Wilsonorhisnow-departed brothers,DennisandCarl.But atthispoint,eventheBeach Boysnameisaninstitution. “Surfingwaspartofourenvironment–partofthelandscape –partofthelanguageandthe dressandtheattitudewherewe lived–andyetnobodyhaddone asongaboutit,”Lovesaid. “Surfin’”–maybetheleast well-knownoftheBeachBoys hits–wastheirfirstentryinto thatgenre.Ironically,asthe yearspassed,theguysinthe band,mostofwhomweredecentsurfers,hadlessandless timeintheocean.Everysummerwasspentontour.Evenas songslike“Surfin’Safari”and “Surfin’USA”becameprogressivelybiggerhits,themen singingthemwereprettymuch landlocked. Intimetheysangaboutcars (“LittleDeuceCoupe,”“409”), aboutschool(“IGetAround,” “BeTrueToYourSchool”), abouttheinnocenceofyouth (“WhenIGrowUpToBeA Man,”“InMyRoom”)andeventually,aboutpsychedelicspirituality(“GoodVibrations”). Butthroughoutitall,one thingwasconstant.Theirsound wasunique.Andyouhummed alongwiththeirsongs. Asisprobablyobvious,Iam ahugeBeachBoysfan.IadmirethegeniusofBrianWilson’sarrangements,his harmonies,hisinnovativeuseof soundsandinstruments.That hedidthisonsuchsimpleinfrastructureas“InMyRoom”or “Don’tWorryBaby”onlymakes itthatmuchmoreimpressive. Andthereisnoshamein beingseriousaboutmusicand seriousabouttheBeachBoys. EventheBeatleswereenvious oftheirwork. Still,thereissomething aboutfindingoutthatthe BeachBoys,asaband,are50 yearsold,andLoveisinhis 70s. In“ThePictureofDorian Gray”,theleadcharacternever aged,onlyahiddenportraitof himshowedthedecayofdeeds andyears. Inreallife,theBeachBoys haveitbetter.Theirhairlines, waistlinesandbirthdaycakes maytellonestory,buttheir musictellsanother.Ittellsthe samemagicaltaleitdidtheday theytookagarage-createdtune andstartedsingingitintomicrophones. Theystayyoungeverytime wehearthem. And,gratefully,wedo,too.MitchAlbomisaDetroitFree Presscolumnist.Their music still captures youth EDITORIAL Something good to seeHere’s good development news – in case you missed it 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-5563  Fax: 727-397-5900 Publisher/President: Dan Autrey Accounting Manager: Andrea Marcarelli Retail Advertising Manager: Jay Rey Classied Advertising Manager: Shelly Fournier Executive Editor: Tom Germond tgermond@tbnweekly.comProduction Manager: David Brown Internet Services Manager: Suzette Porter Seminole/Beach Beacon: Bob McClure Largo Leader/Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond Belleair/Beach Bee: Chary Southmayd Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl Pinellas Park Beacon: Juliana A. Torres General Editorial editorial@tbnweekly.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563 What do you think? LETTERS Driver's SeatBob Driver Training for the new 60day trial program began on Aug. 2 for about 80 officers of the Transportation Security Administration at Logan. When placed in effect, the program will require all travelers to face questioning. About the cartoonistDan Smith is a freelance cartoonist who lives in Largo. Email him at, Mitch Albom


14A Health and tness Beacon, August 11, 2011 81111Expert Dermatology Care Right Here In Your Own Back Yard –No Need To Travel ObituariesRecognizing that some readers wish to share the life and loss of a loved one with the community, Tampa Bay Newspapers publishes paid obituaries in our weekly papers. The deadline for submitting obituary information is 9 a.m. on Monday, for that week’s papers. Obituaries will publish in all six of our papers. Obituary information should include: full name, age, city and date of death. You may also choose to include the names of living and/or predeceased relatives, work history, clubs and/or activities that they participated in. If you wish to include the name of the funeral home handling arrangements keep in mind that we are a weekly publication and the paper may publish after the services have taken place. For further information, including cost, please call Tampa Bay Newspapers at 727-397-5563, or you can submit your information through our Web site,, or by e-mail at: Providing quality healthcare to the Seminole/Largo communities for over 35 years. A 2nd generation of physicians, Dr.’s Todd Clarkson and Donald Collins remain committed to maintaining the standards and traditions of excellence their patients expect and deserve.our physicians and three Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners work out of 2 office locations. Our East Bay Medical Center offers visits during “Lunchtime” hours to better meet your scheduling needs.F F 2 Convenient Locations to Better Serve You. Oakhurst Medical Clinic13020 Park Blvd., Seminole, FL 33776  727-393-3404East Bay Medical Center3800 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33771  727-539-0505 www.oakmed.comMedicare, Humana Medicare Advantage Plan, and most other insurance plans accepted. 060211Todd Clarkson, D.O. Donald Collins, D.O. Ronald Mall, D.O. Roger Schwartzberg, D.O.,F.A.A.I.M. Betsy Parker, A.R.N.P Gail Quail MSN, A.R.N.P.C. John Jarboe A.R.N.P. Marianne Fisher CEO FAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINE 5511 Does disc degeneration cause back pain?One type of patient that we see frequently in our practice is the one who comes in and says, “I don’t know if you can help me, but my last doctor says that I have degenerative discs and they are causing my back pain, and so nothing can be done.” Actually, nothing could be further from the truth. Almost all adults over the age of 40 years will show some evidence of disc degeneration on X-rays. However, the great majority will not have back pain, or if they do, it will come and go or be due to trauma. This should suggest that, although the degenerated discs are a contributing factor in their pain, it is not the cause of their pain. Many persons who have been told from spinal X-rays that they have “degenerated discs” in their back have suffered needlessly if they were also told that there was not a good way to treat the problem, and they should just “modify their life and live with it.” They should instead explore all treatment options. With age, almost all discs will degenerate. However, from a variety of factors such as previous injury, genetics and other as yet unknown factors, some discs begin to degenerate at an early age. The spinal discs are the soft cartilage pads that occupy the space between the vertebra and spinal bones. It is the disc that is capable of compressing and bending allowing the joints of the spine to move. Without discs, the spine would be a rigid column of bones unable to bend. When a disc begins to degenerate, it allows the joint to move improperly causing pinching of one part of the joint. The term used for this painful joint pinching is “joint impingement.” As impingement is the source of the pain, and not the degenerative disc, treatment which corrects the “impingement” will often totally relieve the pain associated with disc degeneration. Chiropractic manipulation has proven to be a good method of correction of the impingement associated with disc degeneration. In a large study of chronic back pain patients at the Department of Orthopedics at University Hospital in Saskatchewan, Canada, researchers found that chiropractic manipulation was very effective in relieving back pain in over 80 percent of those involved in the study (all of whom had undergone multiple other treatment methods unsuccessfully). More recently, spinal axial decompression has been shown to give significant relief to those suffering from impingement syndromes secondary to disc degeneration. While there are many types of axial decompression on the market, the one with research on this specific subject is the Cox axial decompression used by many chiropractic physicians. It includes flexion distraction manipulation coupled at the same time with axial decompression, and is effective for both the cervical and the lumbar spines. Anyone who has spent time living his or her life with back pain because of disc degeneration should consider chiropractic treatment. It is a proven effective method. Why continue to suffer? Consult with your family doctor of chiropractic medicine today. Back TalkDr. Gregory Hollstrom Health notes Benefit slated for breast cancer awarenessSEMINOLE – The Seminole Elks Lodge 2519, 10717 Seminole Blvd., will host a benefit for Breast Cancer Awareness Sunday, Aug. 21, 2 to 8 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Live entertainment will be provided by 2 Way Mirror. Crafts, games, prizes, raffles, food and fun will be offered.Messler earns SFHM designationCLEARWATER – Dr. Jordan Messler, medical director of the hospitalist program at Morton Plant Hospital, recently received the Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation from the Society of Hospital Medicine. To earn the SFHM designation, hospitalists must demonstrate their dedication to quality and process improvement, commitment to organizational teamwork and leadership, as well as lifelong learning and education. Messler is one of 175 hospitalists across the country inducted into the 2011 Society of Hospital Medicine’s class of Senior Fellows. Senior Fellows are the national and local leaders in the growing specialty of hospital medicine. Hospitalists are physicians who take care of hospitalized patients who do not have a physician or whose primary care physician prefers to have an on-site medical team in charge of coordinating care. “Dr. Messler has been on the forefront of hospital improvement processes and initiatives at Morton Plant Hospital since 2005,” said Dr. Donald Pocock, Morton Plant Mease chief medical officer, in a press release. “Because of his dedication to process improvements, our hospital system continues to grow and offer the best quality inpatient care.” Messler was part of the multidisciplinary team for Project BOOST (Better Outcomes for Older Adults through Safe Transitions), to implement evidence-based interventions aimed at improving the discharge process and patient satisfaction. Messler also was part of the multi-disciplinary team on the Morton Plant Turley Diabetes Project to help underinsured diabetic inpatient or emergency room patients have access to follow-up medical care to help manage their disease. Prior to his appointment at Morton Plant, Messler was an assistant professor in Emory University’s Department of Medicine, working in the hospitalist unit at Grady Health System in Atlanta, Ga.Blue Jays plan Fight for a Cure NightDUNEDIN – The Dunedin Blue Jays, in association with the American Cancer Society and Florida Blood Services, will host the second annual Fight for a Cure Night Saturday, Aug. 13, at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. The Dunedin Blue Jays will take on the Tampa Yankees at 6 p.m. The Blue Jays will be donating 1,000 game tickets to cancer patients, survivors and their families. For information, call 738-7052 or visit Patients and survivors will be welcomed onto the field at 5:30 p.m. for the pre-game festivities. The Florida Blood Services Blood Mobile will be on site from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and fans who donate blood will receive a free ticket into the game along with a Blue Jays bobblehead. Blue Jays players will be wearing commemorative Purple Jerseys on this special night, which will be raffled off following the game for fans to take home. Raffle tickets to win a Jersey cost $20 each, and can be purchased at any home Dunedin Blue Jays game, by calling 738-7052 or by faxing or mailing in the Jersey Raffle Form on After the game, there will be a presentation of the purple jerseys and players will be able to sign the jerseys and mingle with the fans. The event also will include on-field promotions and a silent auction, which will feature baseball memorabilia and donations from the local community. Because the game falls on a Saturday night, there will be bouncy houses, face painters, and in game promotions for kids to enjoy. For more information on this event, call Kathi Wiegand at 738-7052 or email team up to beat arrhythmiaLARGO – Two expert cardiac physicians at Largo Medical Center are combining their unique skills to perform a closed-chest minimally invasive approach to heart arrhythmia surgery called the convergent procedure. “Together, in the same room here at Largo Medical Center, a cardiac electro physiologist and a cardiac surgeon are putting a stop to the most common heart rhythm disorder in the United States called Atrial Fibrillation or Afib,” said Richard Satcher, CEO of Largo Medical Center, in a press release. The convergent procedure is nothing like traditional open heart surgery where a patient recovers in the hospital for days with a huge incision down the middle of their chest. “I make a one inch incision in a patient’s abdomen,” said Joseph Diliberto Jr., M.D., chief of cardiac surgery at Largo Medical Center. “Then, I burn scars on the outside surface of the patient’s heart to block the abnormal electrical signals [heartbeats].” “As an electro physiologist, I create similar scars but inside the heart, at areas that Dr. Diliberto can’t reach from the outside,” said Dr. John F. Norris, the director of cardiac electrophysiology at Largo Medical Center. “Then at the completion of the procedure, I test the patient’s heart to ensure all the abnormal electrical signals [heartbeats] have been eliminated.” The convergent procedure is performed on a beating heart, so hospital recovery time is relatively short. Norris says he often releases the patient in as little as 48 hours after surgery. Since the inception of the convergent procedure program at Largo Medical Center, many Afib patients have stopped taking medications they have been on for years thanks to the excellent results associated with the combined approach.Audiology seminar setCLEARWATER – The Florida Academy of Audiology will host its inaugural hearing health seminar for the public on Friday, Aug. 26, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd. The seminar is part of the academy’s three-day annual convention. The public is invited to attend the free, two-hour event which will include a seminar led by academy audiologists and others about hearing loss and treatment option; information and demonstrations from hearing device manufacturers and other vendors on the latest products and services for individuals with hearing loss; and free wax screenings. There is no cost to attend this event, and self-parking is complimentary at the resort. For information and to RSVP, call 561-4778100 or email Bash to benefit Miles for HopeST. PETERSBURG – The Summer Bash for Charity will be Saturday, Aug. 13, 4 p.m. to midnight, at Ferg’s Sports Bar and Grill, 1320 Central Ave. The event will feature a raffle and silent auction and games of skill. Proceeds will benefit Miles for Hope and will help raise funds for cutting-edge brain tumor research. Miles for Hope There is a $5 cover charge. Call Stefanie Macaluso at 781-4673 or email For information about Miles For Hope, visit www.MilesForHope.orgNature news Great Weedon Bird Quest setST. PETERSBURG – The Great Weedon Bird Quest will be Fridays, Aug. 12 and Sept. 9, 9 to 10 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Guests will learn to identify marks and behaviors of the island birds while taking advantage of this free guided hike. Binoculars will be available. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit to offer Discover Florida’s Wildlife ST. PETERSBURG – The free Discover Florida’s Wildlife program will be presented Saturday, Aug. 13, 2 to 3 p.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Attendees will explore the behaviors, habitats, adaptations and diets of Florida’s apex and midlevel predators and their prey. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit hike slatedST. PETERSBURG – A free photography hike will be offered Saturday, Aug. 27, 8 to 10 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Preregistration is required. To register, call 5822100 or visit,


Community 15A Beacon, August 11, 2011 Church And Temple DirectoryS81111 Friday Sabbath services 7pm17th St. & 29th Ave., St. Pete. 345-7777 Beth-El ShalomMessianic Congregation 71411 FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY CHURCHA Congregational Christian Church, everyone welcome 152 TreasureIsland Causeway €Treasure IslandNorth of ClockTower € 398-6342 € Bible Study Wednesday 6:30 p.m.Come Back to ChurchŽSunday School 9:15 a.m. € WORSHIP 10:00 a.m.Pastor J. Michael Hargrave62311 805108771 Park Blvd. SeminoleCorner of Park Blvd. & Starkey Rd. next to Save-a-LotHeirs of Promise ChurchPastor Jim & April Licensed & Ordained Through Rhema Bible "A Non Denominational / Spirit Filled Church"397-0806 Bible Foundations Class  Nursery  Contemporary Worship  PrayerSunday Service................................................10:30 AM Children’s Church...........................................10:30 AM Thursday Midweek Service...............................7:00 PM80510 FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST6245 Seminole Blvd., (Alt. 19), Seminole 392-1406Reading Room Sunday 10 A.M.  Wed. 7 P.M.SUNDAY SERVICE..........................................10:30 A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL...........................................10:30 A.M. WEDNESDAY TESTIMONY MEETING.............7:30 P.M.80510 The Church by the Sea137th Avenue at Gulf Boulevard Madeira Beach € Call: 391-7706Rev. Dr. Armand L. Weller, Senior Pastor Come and worship. Go and serve.Contemporary Worship(Fellowship Hall)8:45 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. Traditional Worship(Sanctuary) 10:00 a.m.Nursery providedSunday School 10:00 a.m. 50511 Bible Study Monday at 7 p.m. & Friday at 9:30 a.m.Tell the Public About Your Services Call 397-5563 FREE Vein Screening! 080411Call Today to schedule your Appointment!www.izzoalkire.comNow Accepting Freedom & Optimum InsuranceHave the Condence to Wear your Swim Suit!Do You Have Swollen Legs or Varicose Veins? Water Pills NO help? Four locations to serve you: Davis Island/Sun City Center/Town N Country/ Largo All procedures performed by a Board Certied Vascular Surgeon. Ultrasound by registered vascular technician. Most insurances ac cepted. 727-871-VE IN(8346)Largo Ofce:13131 66 St. N.813-258-CARE (2273)We CAN Help –Call us! VeinWave for eliminating the tiny veins on face or legs. 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Gail Quail, MSN, A.R.N.P.-C 3 Convenient Locations1700 66th St. N., St. Pete 384-2479 7655 38th Ave. N. #202, St. Pete. 345-7655 8207 113th St., Seminole 397-3991Accepting Medicare and most Major Insurance PlansNew Patients Welcome  Hablamos Espaol Primary Care  Adult and Women’s Health  Infectious Disease Advanced Bay Area Medical AssociatesInternal Medicine & Infectious Disease 010611 Jeffrey R. Levenson, MD, PA  Elisa Icaza MSN, ARNP Mario Lopez MD  Denisse Balcacer MD Seminole United Methodist ChurchSEMINOLE – Xu Hui will perform Saturdays, Aug. 13 and 20, 7 p.m., in the sanctuary of the Seminole United Methodist Church, 5400 Seminole Blvd. The free 50-minute performance will feature the music of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel, and Prokofiev. Hui was born in ShenYang, a principal city in northeast China – the same city that gave to the world the famed pianist, Lang Lang. She began studying piano when she was 5 years old, and at the age of 12, she was accepted in ShenYang Music Conservatory’s pre-college division. She continued her study at Odessa Conservatory in Ukraine under the famous Ukrainian piano professor I.I. Suhomlinov, a disciple of the legendary pianist and piano pedagogue Heinrich Neuhaus. In 2004, Hui came to the United States and studied at Ball State University in Indiana. Later she moved to Tallahassee for the doctoral program at Florida State University. She is an active piano teacher at St. Petersburg College as well as a member of the Music Teachers National Association. Her private students have received competition prizes in both the United States and China. Shoresh David Messianic SynagogueTAMPA – Author and speaker Rami Danieli will discuss Israel on Friday, Aug. 26, 7:30 p.m., at Shoresh David Messianic Synagogue, 4320 Bay-to Bay-Blvd. Danieli, who resides in Israel, will be sharing both a message from God’s word and from Israel. Danieli has written two books including “Out of Egypt With Messiah” and “Moses Wrote About Me.” Admission is free. An offering will be received. For information, call 813-831-5673 or visit www.shore Buddhist Center Parbawatiya Buddhist Center will sponsor several events in the coming weeks at various locations. A class in Buddhism and meditation will be offered Friday, Aug. 19, 7 to 8:15 p.m., at Yoga 4 All, 8824 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. This class will include two guided meditations and a teaching. It is perfect for anyone with an interest in Buddhism and meditation. A class in Buddhism and meditation will be offered Sunday, Aug. 21, 10 to 11:30 a.m., at Parbawatiya Buddhist Center, 201 Sixth Ave. S., Safety Harbor. These days, many people are developing an interest in Buddhism and meditation. Buddhism is an open, flexible faith that may be practiced by anyone, regardless of ethnicity or religious background. Cost for each class is $10 or $5 for students and those on a limited income. The Parbawatiya Buddhist Center is a nonprofit organization. For information, call 797-9770 or visit news Gardening notes Extension slates composting workshopLARGO – A free backyard-composting workshop will be presented Saturday, Aug. 13, 9:30 to 11 a.m., at Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road. Attendees will learn to make compost out of yard waste. Pinellas County residents will receive one compost bin per household courtesy of Pinellas County Utilities Solid Waste Operations. Advance registration is required. Call 582-2100 or to host rain harvesting workshop LARGO – A free rain harvesting workshop will be presented Saturday, Aug. 13, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., at Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road. Attendees will learn to save rainwater in a recycled plastic barrel. A rain barrel may be purchased at the time of registration for $30 plus tax. Advance registration is required. Call 582-2100 or, pesticide BMP class setLARGO – A program on fertilizer and pesticide BMPs will be presented Wednesday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road. The program will provide class training to obtain Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer. BMP certification will be awarded upon passing the exam. Four FDACS pesticide CEUs will be provided. Cost is $15; however, the class is free for employees of Pinellas County and Pinellas County School Board as well as Pinellas County Master Gardener volunteers with identification. Advance registration is required. Call 582-2100., landscape class plannedLARGO – A class covering lawn and landscape maintenance BMPs will be offered Thursday, Aug. 25, 2 to 4 p.m., at Pinellas County Extension, 12520 Ulmerton Road. Cost is $15. However, the class is free to Pinellas County employees. Advance registration is required. Call 582-2100 or visit www.


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Diversions Things to do around Pinellas County Classieds  Events  MoviesBeacon Section B August 11, 2011Visit Looking AheadSeminole Family Movie Matinee Saturday, Aug. 13, 2 p.m., at Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. The featured film will be “Rio.” Free popcorn and sodas will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 394-6905.  Family Movie Matinee Saturday, Aug. 20, 2 p.m., at Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. The featured film will be “Joey.” Free popcorn and soda will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 394-6905.  Family Movie Matinee Saturday, Aug. 27, 2 p.m., Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. The featured film will be “Ant Bully.” Free popcorn and soda will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 394-6905.St. Pete Beach Dive-in Movie Friday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m., at the St. Pete Beach Community Center and Aquatic Complex, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. The featured film will be “Shark Tale.” Attendees may bring noodles, floats and chairs. Admission is $3 a person. Drinks, snacks and glow jewelry will be sold at the pool. Outside coolers will not be permitted. Call 363-9245 or visit Island Caroline Rhea Friday, Aug. 12, 9 p.m., at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 plus service fee. Call 367-4511 or visit Rhea’s sweet smile belies a ferocious wit and a refreshingly shrewd eye for comedy. Rhea has blazed her own trail in the comedic landscape, first on MTV’s “Half-Hour Comedy Hour,” then with “Comic Strip Live” and “Caroline’s Comedy Hour.” Her career really took off when she assumed the role of Aunt Hilda on television’s “Sabrina the Teenage Witch.” She replaced Rosie O’Donnell’s Emmy-winning daytime talk show with “The Caroline Rhea Show.” Continuing her hot streak, Rhea then became the first-ever host on “The Biggest Loser,” the international weight-loss sensation that now airs in over 70 countries.  Ben Vereen Saturday, Aug. 27, 9 p.m., at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 plus service fee. Call 367-4511 or visit Vereen starred on Broadway in “Hair,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “I’m Not Rappaport,” “Chicago,” “Pippin” and “Wicked.” The Broadway legend and Tony Award winner will bring the bright lights of Broadway to Treasure Island.  Adam Ferrara, Friday, Sept. 9, 9 p.m., at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 plus service fee. Call 367-4511 or visit Ferrara is described as “brilliantly absurd and creative-bordering-on-deranged.” A rising comedy superstar, Ferrara is a two-time nominee for “Best Male Standup” by the American Comedy Awards. He is a regular on the talk-show circuit, appearing often on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late Show with David Letterman,” “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “The View” and “Rachel Ray.” He also landed a recurring role on “Rescue Me.”  Richard Lewis, Friday, Oct. 14, 9 p.m., at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 plus service fee. Call 367-4511 or visit Lewis is undoubtedly America’s most beloved hypochondriac. Elevating depression to high comedy, Lewis has starred in standup concerts on HBO and Showtime, played the lead role for four seasons in ABC’s “Anything but Love” and was Charlie Sheen’s accountant in “Two and a Half Men.” He currently costars as himself in HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Largo ZOSO Friday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets are $22 in advance or $27 the day of the show. Call 587-6793. Billed as the Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience, ZOSO was formed in 1995 to create the most mesmerizing and accurate portrayal of the biggest band of the 1970’s: Looking ahead Looking ahead Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:’30 Minutes or Less’Genre: Comedy and crime Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, Danny McBride, Nick Swardson and Michael Pena Director: Ruben Fleischer Rated: R In the action-comedy “30 Minutes or Less,” Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) is a small town pizza delivery guy whose mundane life collides with the big plans of two wanna-be criminal masterminds (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson). The volatile duo kidnaps Nick and forces him to rob a bank. With mere hours to pull off the impossible task, Nick enlists the help of his ex-best friend, Chet (Aziz Ansari). As the clock ticks, the two must deal with the police, hired assassins, flamethrowers and their own tumultuous relationship. ‘Final Destination 5’Genre: Suspense and horror Cast: Emma Bell, Nicholas D’Agosto, Miles Fisher, Arlen Escarpeta and Jacqueline MacInnes-Wood Director: Steven Quale Rated: R “No matter where you run, no matter where you hide ... you can’t cheat death.” In “Final Destination 5,” Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to survive, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries to discover a way to escape Death’s sinister agenda.‘The Help’Genre: Drama Cast: Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer and Chris LowellOpening this week Photo by WILSON WEBBAziz Ansari, left, and Jesse Eisenberg star in Columbia Pictures' "30 Minutes or Less." Director: Tate Taylor Rated: PG-13 Based on one of the most talked about books in years and a No. 1 New York Times best-selling phenomenon, “The Help” stars Emma Stone as Skeeter, Academy Award–nominated Viola Davis as Aibileen and Octavia Spencer as Minny – three very different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s, who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. Photo by DOANE GREGORYEmma Bell stars as Molly in New Line Cinema's horror film "Final Destination 5,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. See LOOKING AHEAD, page 3B 2BR/1BA/1CP ORANGE BLOSSOMWell maintained lake front home features a living area, eat-in kitchen, family room & inside utility. Newer windows, roof, appliances & seawall. Fenced backyard plus 300+sf workshop w/electric. No flood reqd. $105,000 RESIDENTIAL LOTS IN SEMINOLEStarting at $149,900. Purchase single lot or all 3 & build your dream home. Total parcel 2.25 acres MOL. Each lot .69 acres or larger. Cleared w/spring fed lake. Seminole school zone. 1BR/1BA SEMINOLE GARDENS3rd floor condo w/ view of pond. Sunny & well maintained. Extra closets plus FL room. Laundry available in bldg. Active community w/ pool. Walk to Seminole Mall. 55+, no pets. $306/mo main fee incl taxes. $22,500 222 CEDARWOOD CIR, SEMINOLE 2BR/1.5BA/2CP THE GARDENS2nd floor unit w/view of pool. This unit features new carpet in the living area & fresh paint throughout. Newer appliances highlight the eat-in kitchen. Furnished. Plus 2 car carport. 55+ Pets & leasing OK. $64,900 OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 1-3 2BR/2BA/1CG THE LINKSGreat 3rd flr condo Golfcourse view with detached garage. Well maintained with updated eat-in kitchen. Spacious master suite, Florida room and inside utility. Community pool. All ages. Pet OK. Tour #2425148 $125,000 GOLF COURSE 2BR/2BA/1CP BARDMOORVilla w/lrg fenced patio & private backyard. Convertible floor plan offers kitchen w/pass through, living/dining room combo & spacious master suite. Com. Pool & Spa. $312/mo. Golf available. Pets OK. $65,000 BACK ON MARKET 5BR/4BA/3CG BAYOU CLUB ESTATESThis custom-built home offers plenty of space and a peaceful water view. The floor plan features two master suites; the first o n the main level and the second consumes the entire upper story. Both feature an en suite bath with garden tub, separate shower stall and dual closets. Additionally the second story master includes a gas fireplace and private sitting area/workout area. The main floor of fers formal living areas as well as an open kitchen with breakfast nook, family room plus a media room with built-in entertainment cabinet and wet bar. The spacious kitchen is highlighted by granite counters and custom white cabinets. Outside is similarly appointed with a sparkl ing in ground pool and spillover spa, outdoor kitchen, covered lanai and manicured lawn. 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Happy Hour Everyday 4-7pm Full Liquor Bar 81111 $10 Early Bird Dinners 4-6pm~ Live Music Tues.-Sun. ~ Sun.-Thurs. 4pm-10pm  Fri. & Sat., 4pm-Midnight 14450 Walsingham Rd., Largo 727-595-MAKO (6256)Happy Hour 4-8 Everyday! FREE Appetizer Buffet Wed. $1 Drink Night  Thur. Ladies Drink FREE Live MusicJosh Magwood Band, Aug. 13 Bus Stop Band, Aug. 19 The Hunks of Funk, Aug. 20OPEN 7 DAYS! SMOKE FREE! 081111 2 for 1 Calls & Drafts  $2 Bottle Beer  $2 Wells  $2 Wine Led Zeppelin. Named “Best Tribute Act in California” by Rock City News, ZOSO covers all of Led Zeppelin’s hits such as “Stairway to Heaven,” “Heartbreaker,” “Rock n Roll,” “Black Dog” and “Kashmir.”  Mama Mia…It’s Almost ABBA a tribute to ABBA Music, Saturday, Aug. 13, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets are $22 in advance or $27 the day of the show. Call 587-6793. This tribute band recreates the music of Swedish pop sensation ABBA, performing songs such as “S.O.S.,” “Fernando,” “Dancing Queen” and “The Name of the Game.” This six-piece, fully costumed and choreographed show was the first Canadian tribute to ABBA. Since then, members of the group have toured internationally throughout 11 countries at casinos, resorts, theaters and stadiums and on cruise ships.  Fourth Saturday Car Show Series sponsored by Imperial Palms Apartments, Saturday, Aug. 27, 5 to 7 p.m., at Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. Attendees will have an opportunity to see some of the area’s most impressive hot rods and classic cars at the car show. Cars of all ages are welcome. Entry fee is $10 a car and prizes for best in show will be awarded for each decade. Spectator entry is free. All ages are welcome. Call 518-3131 or visit  “Camelot,” with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, presented by Eight O’Clock Theatre, Sept. 9-18, at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for students age 19 and younger with identification. Call 587-6793 or visit This musical takes audiences inside the legend of King Arthur and the knights of the round table. Arthur’s dream of creating a utopian kingdom is complicated by love for his new Queen, Guenevere, and friendship with his favorite knight, Lancelot. The story of passion, chivalry and betrayal has a gorgeous score that includes “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “What Do the Simple Folk Do?” and “Camelot.”  Fourth Saturday Car Show Series sponsored by Imperial Palms Apartments, Saturday, Sept. 24, 5 to 7 p.m., at Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. Attendees will have an opportunity to see some of the area’s most impressive hot rods and classic cars at the car show. Cars of all ages are welcome. Entry fee is $10 a car and prizes for best in show will be awarded for each decade. The Clear Water BlueGrass Revue will perform. Spectator entry is free. All ages are welcome. Call 518-3131 or visit  “Mister Roberts,” by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan, presented by Eight O’Clock Theatre, Nov. 4-13, at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $12 for students age 19 and younger with identification. Call 587-6793 or visit One of the more enduring plays to emerge from the World War II era, “Mister Roberts” shows, with a light touch, a side of war that is often forgotten – not the excitement or the heroism of battle, but the boredom of the men assigned to less glamorous work, where one’s enemies are as often as not the officers who hold power over them, rather than the soldiers or sailors of the opposing forces.Pinellas Park Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ Performance Tuesday, Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the City Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N. The free concert offers attendees an opportunity to relive the golden years of theater as lovely melodies are played on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. The organ, lovingly restored by the Central Florida Theatre Organ Society, creates the sound of a full orchestra including a variety of percussion instruments and a bevy of sound effects. Attendees may bring a lunch and enjoy the show.  Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps Thursday, Aug. 18, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd. The concert is presented by the Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society. Admission is $5. For information, call 397-1875.  Opera, Broadway and Italian songs in the Park Saturday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., at Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Presented by the Matinee Opera Players, the free show will feature solos, duets, trios and other ensemble configurations presented in two acts and divided by an intermission. A narrator will provide a brief description of each rendition.  Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ Performance Tuesdays, Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov 15 and Dec. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the City Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N. The free concert offers attendees an opportunity to relive the golden years of theater as lovely melodies are played on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. The organ, lovingly restored by the Central Florida Theatre Organ Society, creates the sound of a full orchestra including a variety of percussion instruments and a bevy of sound effects. Attendees may bring a lunch and enjoy the show. Clearwater “Last of the Red Hot Lovers,” by Neil Simon, presented by Early Bird Dinner Theatre, through Sept. 4, at the Italian-American Club, 200 S. McMullen Booth Road. Seating for performances is Thursday through Sunday, 4 p.m. Seating for matinees is Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. Cost is $29.90 a person. For reservations, call 446-5898. Visit Middle-aged and married, overworked and overweight, Barney Cashman wants to join the sexual revolution before it’s too late and arranges three seductions: the first, Elaine Navazio proves to be a foul-mouthed bundle of neuroses; Bobbi Michele is next, a 20-ish actress who’s too kooky by half; and finally comes September and Jeanette Fisher, a gloomy, depressed housewife who happens to be married to Barney’s best friend.  Art exhibit through Aug. 28, at Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave. The exhibit features artwork by the Tampa Bay Surface Design Guild in the Osceola and Carnegie galleries. Surface design is the coloring, patterning, structuring and transformation of fabric, fiber and other materials. The purpose of the guild is to increase community awareness of surface design and its value. As a group, they exchange information on such creative processes as dyeing, painting, printing, stitching, embellishing, quilting, weaving, knitting, felting, beading, basket making, polymer clay, crochet and papermaking. For information about the design guild, visit The exhibits are open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Call 562-4970.  “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” by Neil Simon, presented by Francis Wilson Playhouse, Aug. 11-21, at the playhouse, 302 Seminole St. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students. Call 446-1360 or visit Simon’s award-winning autobiographical 1983 comedy, set in Brooklyn in the 1940s, is heartwarming and nostalgic, chronicling young Eugene Jerome’s inspiration as a playwright.  “The Constant Wife,” by Somerset Maugham, presented by West Coast Players, Aug. 12-28, at West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N. Performances are Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Sunday, 2 p.m. Admission is $18 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. Call 437-2363 or visit The wife of a top surgeon in London in 1928 is seemingly unaware of the affair between her husband and her friend. The play offers an examination of fidelity and trustfulness. Dunedin  Second Friday Wine and Art Walk Friday, Aug. 12, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Pioneer Park, at the intersection of Main Street and Douglas Avenue. The monthly event features more than 30 participating merchants. Attendees can purchase a $10 wristband enabling them to participate in discounts and giveaways as well as a drawing. Some merchants will have wine tastings, art exhibits, food and entertainment. For information, visit  Wearable ART Fashion Show Saturday, Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m., at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. Tickets are $15 general admission and $35 to $75 for reserved seating. Call 298-3322 or visit This annual event showcases a growing contingent of artists working in fashion related ways. It will continue that tradition in its seventh year featuring an exciting new collaboration with local artistic legend Rocky Bridges and his wife Kathleen Bridges, as well as work by Johnny Hunt, Ivan, Monica Londoo, Kaitlyn Lynch, Leah Pecoraro, Joshua Veasey and Rogerio Martins. The runway show will begin at 9 p.m. with an after-party to follow.Gulfport Third Saturday Art Walk Saturday, Aug. 20, 6 to 10 p.m., along Beach Boulevard. Attendees can preview and purchase the work of more than 50 artists and crafters. Also taking part in the event will be authors, antique dealers and entertainers. The district’s shops, boutiques and galleries also will be open. Live entertainment often includes performances by artists such as Mile Marker Zero, Double M Band, Paul Anthony Band and New Horizons Band. The Industrial Art Center will offer miniclasses with master glass blower Jackie Ballard and the IAC team. For information, visit  USA Dance Monday, Aug. 29, 7 to 10:15 p.m., at Gulfport Casino 5500 Shore Blvd. Admission is $7 and includes a dance workshop, professional and amateur exhibitions, dance hosts and snacks. Beverages will be available for purchase. Call 3455884.  First Friday Art Walk Friday, Sept. 2, 6 to 10 p.m., along Beach Boulevard. Attendees can preview and purchase the work of more than 50 artists and crafters. Also taking part in the event will be authors, antique dealers and entertainers. The district’s shops, boutiques and galleries also will be open. Live entertainment often includes performances by artists such as Mile Marker Zero, Double M Band, Paul Anthony Band and New Horizons Band. The Industrial Art Center will offer miniclasses with master glass blower Jackie Ballard and the IAC team. For information, visit www.gulfport Rocks Beach Florida Artist Group Show through Aug. 17, at the Beach Art Center, 1515 Bay Palm Blvd. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibit features works from the Florida Artists Group and includes 30 paintings, drawings, photographs and mixed media works from 16 artists. Works offer metaphor, narrative, abstraction and sharp-edged realism. The public is invited. The Florida Artists Group was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1949 and had its first annual statewide exhibition in 1950 in Gainesville. The group is made up of artists whose work has attained national or statewide recognition. The artists showcased in the exhibition are from Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Sumter and Citrus counties. Call 5964331 or email Palm Harbor “My Big Fat Italian Funeral,” Friday, Aug. 26, 6 to 10 p.m., at the Harbor Hall, 1190 Georgia Ave. Presented by the Greater Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce, this murder-mystery dinner theater will be an interactive event, produced by Murder She Wrote Inc. The production will feature audience participation with selected guests joining a cast of characters. The dinner will be catered by Carrabba’s Italian Grill. Cost is $35 a person. Advance reservations are required. Call 784-4287.St. Petersburg “Barefoot in the Park,” by Neil Simon, through Aug. 14, presented by American Stage Theater, at the Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N. Performances are Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” is about those delicious, delirious and dicey first days of marriage. It’s 1964, and newlyweds Paul (Gavin Hawk) and Corie (Samantha McKinnon Brown) are just starting their life together in a tiny, fifth floor Manhattan walkup. For tickets, call 823-7529 or visit LOOKING AHEAD, from page 1B


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DEERWOOD GARDENS LARGO 2BR/2BA, 930SF, W/D, kitchen appliances, water softener, 2 covered parking places included. $77,400. (727)453-0133. FIVE TOWNS: 55+ 1BR/1BA, 610-1,055 SF, $25K-$32K. 2BR/2BA, 915-1,245 SF. $47,900-$75,900. Janis O'Connor, Five Towns Action Realty, Inc. (727)735-1132. IMPERIAL POINT SPECIALS Desirable 2BR/2BA VILLAS 1400 sq./ ft. W/D in unit, large carport w/storage$169,500. GREAT STARTER 1/BR CondoFurnished, not over 55, pool, activities. $67,500. Maureen Stilwell Rutenberg Realty (727)596-2965, (727)458-2246 PINELLAS PARK: 55+ Vendome Village, 6925 Monte Carlo, 1BR/1.5BA/1CG, end unit, Completely Remodeled! NEW roof, A/C, paint inside/ out, tile/ carpet. Custom-designed kitchen w/granite countertops, appliances, bathrooms. No pets, $62,000. (727)580-2737. SAND KEY, SW CORNER, South Beach II. Panoramic Gulf view. Private. Updated kitchen, bath. Gated. Fitness room, heated pool. (727)459-0980. SEMINOLE GARDENSBUY WHILE PRICES ARE AT AN ALL-TIME LOW! 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RANDOLPH FARMS Townhouse, 3BR/3BA/2CG, Fireplace, Courtyard, Sunroom, Breakfast Area, Vaulted Ceiling, Patio, New Paint, Tennis, Pool, Docks / Slips, minutes from Shopping and Beach. $229,000 Troy Robinson, Imperial Real Estate, (727)595-4918 25. Townhouse Sales 3BR/2.5BA: TOWNHOMES of Lake Seminole. Beautiful lakefront. Pool. Tennis Courts. All Appliances Mint Condition. Floors: Hardwood, Ceramic. $125,000. Owner, (727)399-2166. 25. Townhouse Sales TOWNHOMES AT PARKPLACE 1,971 SF, 3BR/2.5BA/2CG. $189,900. Janis O'Connor, Five Towns Action Realty, Inc. (7270735-1132. 35. Mobile Home Sales GLENWOOD ESTATES MHP, 55+. 5 Star, Land Owned Park, 12501 Ulmerton Rd. $170/Mo. Maint. All 2-3BR/2BA/2CP. Brochures Avail at Comm. Building. PALM HILL COUNTRY CLUB, 55+. #767 Royal Palm, Largo. 2006, 3BR/2BA/3CP, 3 Pools, Tennis, Executive Golf Course. REDUCED: $104,888 +Share. 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Unfurnished Houses CLEARWATER: LARGE 2BR/1BA/2CG, Double Lot, Hardwood Floors, Large Kitchen, W/D, Workshop, Deck, Fully Fenced. $900/Month. (727)742-8334. Clearwater: Nice 3BR/2BA/2CG In Great Location Near Beaches, Shopping, Airports. W/D, Fenced Yard. $1,100/Mo. (704)996-1905. FANTASTIC SEMINOLE AREA. 2BR/2BA/1CG, Family Room, Fenced Backyard, No Smoking, No Pets. Call John, (239)777-8246 HOME RENTALS Across Pinellas. 3/2s, 4/2s, 5/2s, starting from the $900s. Family owned. (727)532-0020. LARGO SEMINOLE AREA3BR/2BA/2CG, 2,000SF, split ”oor plan. Shadow Pines area. Large fenced yard. Near schools, shopping. Includes pest control, lawn care. $1,500/Month, “rst, last. (727)647-1999LARGO, SPOTLESS 1BR HOME (Inside & Out). 443 3rd St N.W. W/D Hook-up, Screened Porch, NICE! $595/Mo. (727)586-2412. LARGO: 3BR/1BA, UPDATED Interior, Fenced Yard. $850/Mo. Annual Lease. Best Beach Rentals. (727)398-1200. SEMINOLE: 10822 109THST. N. 2BR/1BA/1CG, Fenced Yard, Fruit Trees, No Pets. $725/Month +Security. (727)422-7917. SEMINOLE: 13124 92nd Avenue Near Schools. 3BR/2BA/2CG, C/H/A, Fireplace, Patio, Fenced yard. $1,350/Month +security. (727)515-5481. 160. Unfurnished Condos BAY PINES, 1BR/1BA, 55+. Second Floor, Florida Room, W/D, Pool. Close To Beach. $725/Mo. (727)742-0662, (904)534-3228. BEAUTIFUL INTRACOASTAL Largo,2BR/1BA, Gated. Free Cable/ Internet. Htd. Pools, Jacuzzi, Clubhouse, Tennis Courts. $775/Mo. (727)482-9102. CLWTR: LUXURY 1BR/1BA IN Elegant Fountain Square Condos. Quiet Dignified Atmosphere. Spacious Private Outdoor Patio, Facing Heated Pool, Pantry, Across From Wal-Mart. Cable, Gym, Pest Control. Annual Lease. Reduced To $540/Month +Deposit, +Background Check. (727)526-0983. FIVE TOWNS: 55+COMMUNITY 1BR/1BA, From $650. 2BR/2BA, From $850. Janis O'Connor, Five Towns Action Realty, Inc. (727)735-1132. 160. Unfurnished Condos LAKE SEMINOLE, 2BR/2BA, 1,100sf, Dock, New A/C, W/D, Carport, Pool. Waters edge, ground oor. Magnicent View! $1,000/Mo. (727)286-8555. NEW ATLANTIS CLUB Renovated, 2BR/1BA, on Intracoastal. Gated, Pools, Tennis, $825/Month, Cable Incl. Non-smoking. (727)443-3691. PINEBROOK ESTATES, LARGO, 2BR/2.5BA. Section 8 OK. Includes Pool, W/D. Children, pets OK. $800/Month. (727)393-4487, (727)455-9742. SEMINOLE GARDENS 1BR/1BA, 608SF, 1st Floor, Everything is New! Water view, 55+, $500/Month. Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. (727)397-2534 SEMINOLE GARDENS Beautifully Remodeled 1BR/1BA, Screened Florida Room, Prime Parking, Pool, Cable, 55+. $675/Month. (727)367-8688. SEMINOLE, 2BR/2BA, W/D, Dishwasher. Fans Throughout. Close To Everything! $850/Mo. $500 Security. No Pets. (727)319-8351.SEMINOLE, LONG BAYOU,Totally Renovated 2BR/1BA, Resort Style Living! 2nd Floor. 55+, Gated community. Many amenities. $875/Month. Available 10/01/11. (727)385-7718. SEMINOLE: 2BR/2BA, TOTALLY Remodeled.Living/ Dining Room, Eat-in Kitchen, W/D, Pool, Spa, Carport. $785/Mo. 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It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.‘Senna’Genre: Documentary and biopic Cast: Alain Prost, Ron Dennis, Gerhard Berger, Nelson Piquet Director: Asif Kapadia Rated: PG-13 Spanning his years as a Formula One racing driver from 1984 to his untimely death a decade later, “Senna” explores the life and work of Ayrton Senna, the triple world champion, his physical and spiritual achievements on the track, his quest for perfection and the mythical status he has since attained.For more movie news including what’s playing at local theaters, trailers and an opportunity to purchase tickets online, visit www.TBNweek Click on the “Movie News & Reviews” link on the left-side menu. OPENING, from page 1BColvin to perform at Capitol Theatre By LEE CLARK ZUMPECLEARWATER – Shawn Colvin takes the stage Friday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Tickets range from $47 to $67. Call 791-7400 or visit Since 1989, the singer-songwriter has released nine albums and earned nearly a dozen Grammy nominations. She has walked away with three Grammy Awards to date, including a win in 1991 for “Steady On” in the Best Contemporary Folk Album category; and two nods in 1998 for “Sunny Came Home,” in both the Record of the Year and Song of the Year categories. Colvin was born in 1956 in Vermillion, S.D. and relocated to a small-town community – the university town of Carbondale, Ill. – at age 8. By age 10, she found herself drawn to the guitar. She was playing gigs at the University of Illinois at age 15. In Austin, Texas, Colvin formed a western swing band in the late 1970s before moving toPhoto by TRACI GOUDIE/PARADIGM TALENT AGENCYShawn Colvin performs Aug. 12 at Clearwater’s Capitol Theatre.New York to join the Buddy Miller Band. She continued to flutter around the fringes of the spotlight until meeting producer, guitarist, and co-writer John Leventhal. According to a biography provided by Paradigm Talent Agency, Leventhal inspired Colvin to find her own voice as a songwriter. After honing her skills, Colvin signed to Columbia Records and recorded her debut album, “Steady On,” in 1989. The album earned Colvin her first Grammy Award. Colvin followed up with “Fat City” (1992) and “Cover Girl” (1994). While she had already won critical acclaim, the artist’s first taste of commercial success came in 1996 when she released her breakthrough “A Few Small Repairs” album. The album featured the murder-ballad “Sunny Came Home” which reached No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. The song also won two of Grammy Awards. “Holiday Songs and Lullabies,” released in 1998, was recorded while Colvin was pregnant with her daughter Caledonia. The 2001 release “Whole New You” and the 2004 greatest hits compilation “Polaroids” proved to be Colvin’s final releases through Columbia. For 2004’s “These Four Walls,” Colvin migrated to Nonesuch Records, owned by Warner Music Group. Her debut on the label received praise from fans and critics alike. According to Michael Hill, writing for Nonesuch Records, the first song Colvin completed for “These Four Walls” was “Summer Dress.” The song “opens with Colvin singing over the austere strum of a lone acoustic guitar, then builds into a lilting folk-rock arrangement.” Colvin’s inspired performance exhibits both self-assurance and vulnerability. The album highlights shared experiences and universal epiphanies, connecting with listeners in a way that feels familiar and confidential. “I’ve been doing this a long time,” Colvin said on the Nonesuch Records website when the album was first released. “It’s great to feel like I’m doing my best work now.” Colvin’s most recent release, 2009’s “Shawn Colvin Live,” was recorded in 2008 during a special three-night solo engagement at Yoshi’s, a well-known San Francisco jazz club. The collection showcases 12 songs written or co-written by Colvin, as well as covers of songs by other artists. Listeners will find covers of Robbie Robertson’s “Twilight” and Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy” as well as a version of Talking Heads’ “This Must Be the Place.” The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Recording. The Capitol Theatre provides the perfect setting for a Colvin concert. This singer-songwriter is at heart a storyteller, and the intimate and comfortable theater offers a suitable atmosphere in which her lyrics can truly resonate.

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