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VIEWPOINTSTom GermondSend us letters, emails, etc., but dont throw Brix at us, columnist says. ... Page 15A.OUTDOORSYoung dolphin entangled in lineTorment is the life of the little baby bottlenose dolphin, Vidalia, who has been entangled in fishing line since July. Fishing line is wrapped around his body, dorsal fin and mouth. See Dolphin Watch. ... Page 9A.SPORTSPollard named soccer coachFormer Seminole High School soccer standout Kathleen Pollard was recently named the girls soccer coach at Cardinal Newman High School in Columbia, S.C. ... Page 11A. Features Business . . . . . . . . .12-13A Classieds . . . . . . . . .6-9B Community . . . . . . . . .14A County . . . . . . . . . . . .2A Entertainment . . . . . .1-5,10B Faith & family . . . . . . . .17A Health & tness . . . . . . . .16A Just for fun . . . . . . . . . .2B Outdoors . . . . . . . . . . .9A Police beat . . . . . . . . . .2A Schools . . . . . . . . . . .7-8A Sports . . . . . . . . . .10-11A Viewpoints . . . . . . . . . .15A Call 397-5563 For News & Advertising COUNTYSeminole couple likes the No. 11Susan Cobb and Denny Gibb dont necessarily consider themselves superstitious, yet the number 11, in its own eerie way, made its presence felt once they made the decision to wed. In an impromptu, on-the-beach, shoes-optional, no-invitation necessary ceremony, the Seminole couple, surrounded by a group of 50 friends and family, tied the knot on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at 11th Avenue in Indian Rocks Beach. ... Page 3A.POLICEMan runs over deputys footDeputies arrested a Tampa man Nov. 10 after he struck a deputy with his vehicle while fleeing from a traffic stop for a seat belt violation. Joshua B. Jackson, 27, was charged with aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, aggravated fleeing and eluding and driving on a suspended license. As he sped away, he drove over a deputys foot. ... Page 2A.SCHOOLSSchool board OKs academy conceptThe Pinellas County School Board voted unanimously last week to approve the five-year planning grant aimed at advancing career academy learning throughout the countys public schools. Called the Academies of Pinellas, the plan was made possible through a partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund, Workforce Florida, Pinellas County Schools, the Pinellas County Parent Teacher Association, the Pinellas Education Foundation and FACTE. ... Page 7A.Gualtieri sworn in as Pinellas Sheriff Volume XXXIII,No. 33 November 17, 2011 www.TBNweekly.com 111011 11311727-725-1052 2547 Countryside Blvd. #5 www.CustomHairTampa.com Fighting Breast Cancer 1 step at a timeTrade-in sale $50 OFFAny New WigCustom Hair & Wigs 13611 Park Blvd. Suite G, Seminole 369-8299See our ad on page 3.102011 WaWa interested in Seminole site By BOB McCLURESEMINOLE City councilors denied a request Nov. 8 by a developer for a change in zoning and the citys Future Land Use Map that would allow for the construction of a WaWa gas station and food store on a 7-acre site at 10400 Park Blvd. But by doing so, the city left the door open for the Pennsylvania company to rework its plans in accordance with City Council direction to possibly get a new agreement passed. The proposed ordinance, filed by developer Park 104 LLC, would have allowed a land use change from residential low medium back to commercial general and a zoning switch from residential planned development-10 to preservation at the location known as the Jesses Landing site. There would have been no land-use restrictions. The FLUM was originally amended in 2003 from commercial general to residential low medium to accommodate a proposed 66-unit townhome development. However, that project never materialized and the site was changed back to commercial general in 2008 to accommodate another proposal for a small hotel, restaurant and upscale retail. The most recent change was contingent on the developer working out an agreement with Home Depot to grant public access to 104th Lane, a private roadway that runs beside the east side of the home improvement store and is owned by the retailer.Initial effort turned down by City Council but negotiations continue Veterans honored U.S. military veterans were honored last week in a number of ceremonies held around the area. Men and women of all ages representing all branches of the service were in attendance at St. Petersburg College, Bay Pines VA Medical Center and a veterans boat parade in Madeira Beach.Photos by BOB McCLUREThe U.S. flag flies high over the Seminole campus of St. Petersburg College Nov. 10 during a Veterans Day ceremony there. Congressman Bill Young, above, and Mike Pendergast, executive director of the Florida Department of Veterans Affiars, were the speakers Nov. 11 at Bay Pines. Veterans of all ages were in attendance for the ceremony at Bay Pines. Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 522 post the colors at Bay Pines. See WAWA, page 4ALocal ban on pain clinics continues By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER Officials say it is a problem out of control. Prescription medications now are the street drug of choice in some states and fingers are pointing at Florida. According to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Florida doctors and pharmacies purchased 1.1 billion oxycodone pills in the past two years. Florida is known as the OxyExpress, and officials say Tampa is the hub for the pill mills. Oxycodone addiction is the problem that heroin was in the 1970s. The number of crack babies born in the United States these days pales in comparison to the growing number of those born by mothers addicted to prescription drugs. The situation is alarming in Pinellas County, where the number of drug-addicted newborns increased by almost 600 percent since 2005. The county now is No. 1 in the state for its high number of infants born to women addicted to prescription drugs. After listening to a report on the situation from Tim Burns, director of Justice and Consumer Services, county commissioners agreed unanimously Nov. 8 to extend the countywide moratorium on pain clinics until 60 days after the conclusion of the state legislative session set to begin in January. Burns said deaths from accidental overdoses of prescription drugs have outpaced those from heroin in the 1970s and crack cocaine in the 1980s. Drug deaths outnumbered traffic fatalities in the United States in 2009, killing 37,485 people. Statewide, the Florida Medical Examiners Commission reported an 8.9 percent increase in deaths caused by prescription drugs from 2009 to 2010. Pinellas County has its own noteworthy numbers. In 2010, 249 people died as the result of prescription drug use, up from 218 in 2009. In comparison, only 17 died from illicit drugs in 2010 and 19 in 2009. From January to October of this year, Pinellas County emergency medical services received 2,055 reports of overdoses from prescription drugs. The problem is having a big effect on the countys youth. From December 2010 to September 2011, 229 children were removed from their home due to prescription drug abuse. From July 2010 to June 2011, 1,507 individuals were treated for prescription drugs in Pinellas and Pasco counties, according to Central Florida Behavioral Health Data. Seventy-one of those individuals were children and 1,157 of 1,507 were treated for addictions to See MORATORIUM, page 4A Suncoast Dixie Jazz event planned this weekend at Sand KeyThe 21st annual event will take place Friday through Sunday ... See page 4B. Judge Thomas McGrady performs the honors ... See page 2A.U.S. Army Lt. Col. Richard Vargus addresses a Veterans Day crowd Nov. 10 at St. Petersburg College in Seminole.
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He said he ran from deputies because he knew his license was suspended and he didnt want to go back to prison. According to deputies, the incident started about 3 p.m. when they stopped Jackson at the intersection of Ulmerton Road and 38th Street North for not wearing a seatbelt. When Deputy Jose Camacho, 31, approached Jackson, who was operating a 2009 Dodge Charger, Jackson took off. He pulled his vehicle into Camacho and ran over his foot. Deputies pursued Jackson and employed the Precision Immobilization Technique in the area of Rocky Point and the Courtney Campbell Causeway. Jackson was taken into custody without further incident. Camacho, employed with the Sheriffs Office since 1999, was not injured.Armed robbery suspect lands in jailOLDSMAR Pinellas County sheriffs detectives arrested an Oldsmar man suspected of robbing two local businesses at his home Nov. 10. Christopher B. Davis, 20, 3640 Meriden Ave., was charged with three counts of armed robbery. He was booked into the Pinellas County Jail in Clearwater where bond was set at $150,000. Davis is accused of the Oct. 25 robbery of the Auto Zone, 3698 Tampa Road, and the Nov. 10 robbery of Chick-fil-A, 3740 Tampa Road, both in Oldsmar. According to detectives, on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 5:30 a.m. a Chick-fil-A employee arrived at work and opened the back door to the restaurant with his key. He noticed that the door did not immediately close. When he turned around the suspect was standing directly behind him, holding a white handgun, described as an automatic in his right hand, and a knife in his left hand. The robber demanded money and the employee complied. The suspect then fled the area on foot. Using the security video and tips from the public, detectives began to look for a suspect Davis, who has allegedly confessed to the robbery. Detectives also were able to recover an undisclosed amount of money that was taken. After the arrest, detectives linked Davis to the Auto Zone robbery. In that case Davis robbed an Auto Zone employee at gunpoint in the parking lot at around 7 a.m. Davis was positively identified and allegedly confessed to committing the second robbery.Largo man jailed for unlawful sexLARGO A Largo man is in the Pinellas County Jail, charged with one count of unlawful sexual activity with a minor. Andre N. Vea, 28, is accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 17-year-old female. According to Pinellas County sheriffs detectives, they were called to the victims residence on Nov. 5 by patrol deputies investigating allegations the teenager had been engaged in sexual activities with the accused since August. The victim told detectives at first the relationship with the suspect was as friends. However, eventually the relationship became sexual. During this time, she stated they were using prescription drugs together. Deputies learned about the relationship after the victim began stealing from her mother to support her addiction. Through their investigation, deputies developed probable cause to arrest Andre Vea, aka, Tony Vea. Vea was arrested at his Largo home on Deborah Lane on Nov. 8. He is being held without bail for violation of parole for three prior convictions of theft charges as well as unlawful sexual activity of a minor. Detectives believe the suspect may have other victims of similar crimes that have not been reported. They are asking anyone with information about the suspect to contact Detective Mark Kolenda of the Crimes Against Children Unit at 727-582-6132, Police beat Police beatMcGrady swears in Gualtieri as Pinellas County sheriffCLEARWATER Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri took the official oath of office Nov. 9 from Sixth Circuit Chief Judge J. Thomas McGrady at the Pinellas County Criminal Justice Center in Clearwater. Gov. Rick Scott appointed Gualtieri, 50, as sheriff Oct. 7 after Jim Coats announced his Nov. 7 retirement. Coats passed the reins to Gualtieri at midnight Nov. 7. Gualtieri (pronounced Gwal-terry ) began his career with the sheriffs office as a detention deputy at the Pinellas County Jail in 1982. He was certified as a law enforcement officer and joined the Dunedin Police Department in 1983. He rejoined the sheriffs office as a deputy sheriff in 1984. He worked in various divisions during the next 15 years, including the Investigative Operations Bureau. Gualtieri spent many years working narcotics investigations, where he was recognized as an expert, before leaving the agency to pursue a law degree. He graduated from Stetson College of Law in 2002 and joined the Tampa law firm of Ford & Harrison LLP in private practice. Coats asked Gualtieri to return to the sheriffs office as General Counsel in 2006. In 2008, Coats appointed Gualtieri chief deputy and second in command. As chief deputy, Gualtieri managed the day-to-day operations at the sheriffs office, and the agencys $220 million budget. Most recently Gualtieri has been directing the operation of Pinellas Safe Harbor, a jail diversion program and the countys largest shelter for the homeless. He is also involved with the Sheriffs Police Athletic League and the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches. I am deeply honored and humbled to have this opportunity, Gualtieri said in a press release. As Sheriff, I will continue serving the citizens of Pinellas County to ensure we provide quality and cost efficient law enforcement services. Gualtieri will serve until January 2013, when the winner of the November 2012 election for sheriff takes office. Gualtieri is also an announced Republican candidate in the 2012 race for sheriff. Tim Ingold and Everett Rice also announced their intentions to run for sheriff as Republicans. Scott P. Swope and Randy Heine are in the race as Democratic candidates. Greg Pound is running on the Constitutional Party of Florida ticket.Photo courtesy of PINELLAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICESixth Circuit Chief Judge J. Thomas McGrady gives Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri the oath of office Nov. 9 at the Pinellas County Criminal Justice Center in Clearwater.
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Even the length of the service, led by a friend of Susans, inexplicably timed out to exactly 11 minutes at which point, three Air Force jets happened to fly overhead. According to the newlyweds, they made no conscious effort to choose any particular day as being more auspicious than another on which to get hitched. A string of coincidences involving the number 11 began popping up soon after they decided to wed. We knew we wanted to get married before the end of the year, said Denny, 50, eventually settling on 11 for the date, time and location because as Susan jokes, Its a date you dont forget, and a lot of friends are getting older. For instance, not long ago, Denny, as he often does, came home bearing a dozen roses, but this time, there were only 11 in the bunch as one had apparently gone missing while in transit. When the couple went to the courthouse to obtain their marriage license, they arrived at the building at 1:11 in the afternoon, got in line and grabbed a number, which turned out to be (surprise) 11. In numerology, its a strong number, Susan said, but for her, when it comes to being a couple, she likes the fact the numbers stand side by side and add up to two. The couple who rent an airy, spacious house in Seminole with an expanse of gleaming white tile floor, (we just had it cleaned for the wedding, confesses Susan), met three years ago at a local bar and embarked first on a platonic friendship that eventually evolved and progressed. We do a lot together, and were always together, said Denny. Susan, 48, a sunny blonde who laughs easily and works in a real estate office had been single for almost (you guessed it!) 11 years and has two grown daughters who live out of state and four grandchildren. Denny, originally from Pennsylvania, works for a construction company in Pinellas Park, is a divorced father with two sons, ages 22 and 15. In keeping with the couples wish to have a froufrou free wedding without the usual trappings, the festivities were nonetheless full blown. My girlfriends came together and totally catered to us all throughout the day ... people pitched in, brought hors doeuvres, and our gathering of friends and family was so incredibly beautiful, Susan said. Symbolism and numerology aside, the couple is optimistic about their future together. Hes still my best friend. This time its gonna stick, laughs Susan.Photo by MAUREEN DURBECKSusan Cobb and Denny Gibb celebrate their wedding on 11-11-11 at 11 a.m. on 11th Avenue in Indian Rocks Beach.
4A SEB Beacon, November 17, 2011Since that project also fell through, the agreement for access to 104th Lane became a moot point. Mitchell Rice, developer of the proposed project, said the access easement issue with Home Depot is in the works and should be complete soon. Ive spent the better part of the last six months to gain that easement, Rice said. Theres support for this (from Home Depot). Outside counsel has been engaged to complete this agreement to have the access to 104th Lane. Meantime, Todd Pressman, a consultant for the developers interests, said the city and Park 104/WaWa arent too far apart in concept. We feel like were 95 percent in agreement with the agreement from 2008, said Pressman. Were seeking to bring it back (for approval) to commercial general with restrictions. Had the Nov. 8 proposal passed, Park 104 would have had full access to the tract without restrictions, which call for the construction of a hotel, restaurant and retail. In my opinion, they (WaWa and Park 104 LLC) are trying to work the system, said Sarah Lopez of St. Petersburg, who owns a business in the area. You will grant them whatever theywant to do by approving this agreement. I humbly request you deny this. Also, Lopez added, Saying you have an agreement with Home Depot is not having an agreement with Home Depot. Diane Elliott, who lives in the condominiums at 104th Lane and 70th Avenue, expressed concern over additional traffic on 104th Lane. That private road has become much less private (since 2008), she said. People basically use it as a short cut. Pressman said WaWa would spare no expense at creating a safer traffic pattern, both on Park Boulevard and 104th Lane. WaWa will go to whatever expense is necessary to meet the requirements of a traffic engineer, he said. It will be much better than it is now. Councilor Patricia Plantamura expressed concerns over passing the proposal because this is nebulous and wide open without land-use restrictions. Councilor Bob Matthews questioned the need for another gas station in the city. We already have two service stations sitting empty in our city, said Matthews, and I have a big problem adding more. Hess came along because it was part of Home Depot. City Manager Frank Edmunds said the WaWa/Park 104 group will now need to negotiate something within the direction of the City Council mandate before a development agreement can be worked out. The plan also will need Developmental Review Board approval before the City Council can consider it. If the DRB decides the project falls within the definitions of the citys comprehensive plan, it will then go to the City Council for a possible approval. However, Edmunds said the site plan, as it exists currently conflicts with the citys architectural standards. To change that, Edmunds said, the gas pumps would have to be located behind the food store on the back of the building. In other action, councilors: Adopted on second reading a development agreement with Frain Enterprises Inc. and Outer Ring LLC for the construction of 20 homes on a 5acre tract at 9075 82nd Ave. Amended the amount to be spent on the Recreation Center painting, waterproofing and envelope project. Reduced the amount from $253,500 to $175,000 by deleting construction of a proposed exterior canopy along the north sidewalk. After further analysis, its my opinion (the canopy) is just not a good value, Edmunds said. It would actually detract from the color were painting. There are other architectural designs we can explore. WAWA, from page 1A MORATORIUM, from page 1A That time again Photo courtesy of RITZ ZAZZAROMike Bryan, left, and Guy Trent unload Christmas trees at the Kiwanis Club of Seminoles lot last year. The club will begin its 51st year selling Christmas trees on Friday, Nov. 25 at the lot, located just north of the Seminole Chamber of Commerce building at 8400 113th St. Gene Mohney, a charter member of the club, will chair the project. The lot will be open Monday through Friday, 5 to 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sundays, noon to 7 p.m. All of the trees will be Fraser firs.Beaches Library honors Wolbert By WAYNE AYERSMADEIRA BEACH John Wolbert took time out from running a busy and successful business to befriend and aid the Gulf Beaches Public Library in many ways. Wolbert, who passed away a year ago, is being honored with a painting showing library shelves with books, done by local muralist Gray Wise, and positioned at the library entry. The artwork is titled Exceptional Friends Library, and was dedicated at an event held at the library on Nov. 8, hosted by Friends of the Library. Painted as titles on the books are names of the librarys life members, whose volunteer service and financial contributions help support the librarys operations. Future life members of the Friends group ($100 for individuals, $150 for couples and families) can choose a book on the mural for inscription. The painting was commissioned by the Friends of the Library. John Wolberts contributions to the library came largely through his participation and support of the Friends organization. Marilyn Hafling, president of the Friends organization, said the painting celebrates John Wolberts life, and the contributions of new and old friends of the library. I love the painting. Its beachy, and gets the idea down, Hafling said. And people like having their name on the wall. Linda Wolbert, Johns wife, business partner and loving life partner, said the painting and Exceptional Friends Library idea is a suitable and moving tribute to John, and his passion for the library. John never wanted the spotlight, and this project is so special, she said. John would absolutely love it, and it fills my heart with joy.Annual Sanding Ovations kicks off at Treasure IslandTREASURE ISLAND All it takes is a pile of sand, some buckets of water, and lots of imagination to build a masterpiece at least for eight master sculptors who return to Treasure Island for the third annual Sanding Ovations Masters Cup Professional Sand Sculpture Competition and Music Festival Nov. 17-20. The top four sculptures and a peoples choice sculpture will be awarded more than $10,000 in cash prizes. The masterful exhibition of sand sculpting talent at the world-class level is the big appeal, supplemented by the giant sponsor sculpture created by Treasure Islands Meredith Corson of Sanding Ovations professional sand sculptors. A beach food court, an arts and crafts marketplace and three days of live music add to the festive event. After the sun sets, the lights go up, as Sanding Ovations is proud to welcome country singer and American Idol finalist Danny Gokey to the stage Friday, Nov. 18, at 8:30 p.m. Opening for Gokey at 6:30 p.m. will be Sunza Beaches and the Roadhouse Rockers. Saturday, the biggest day of the event, includes fireworks on the beach at 9 p.m., the Masters Cup awards presentation and an all-out party starting at 3 p.m. The music lineup includes the electro-acoustic blends of country, folk and classic pop from Have Gun, Will Travel, southern rockers Mojo Gurus, and The Rocket Man Show starring Rus Anderson as Elton John. The Sanding Ovations Jazz Beach Brunch is set for Sunday, followed by Florida folk with WMNFs Pete Gallagher, and wrap up the day with a Sunday Bluesday Afternoon featuring Sarasota Slim and the Charlie Morris Band. Produced by the City of Treasure Island Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored in part by LandShark Lager, Sanding Ovations is free and open to the public. Parking on the beach at 112th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard is available for $10. Beach Brunch tickets are available at 547-4575, ext. 237. For more details, event schedules, sand sculptor bios, and other Sanding Ovations info, go to www.mytrea sureisland.org/sandingovations2011.Waterfront restaurant planned By WAYNE AYERSREDINGTON SHORES Waterfront dining, an amenity now rarely encountered along the beach strip, is making a comeback, big time, with the planned opening of the Seabreeze Island Grill. The restaurant/bar, which is due to open in mid-December at the former Shells Seafood Restaurant and CiCis Pizza site at 17855 Gulf Blvd., will feature indoor and outdoor dining on the Intracoastal in a setting of tropical ambiance. Boat docks will be available. One dock is already built, and more are planned. The concept will feature seafood fresh from the boats next door. Well serve only whats available, said Matt Loder Sr., whose family owns and runs the Crabby Bills restaurants. Loders son, Matt Jr., will manage the new facility, assisted by other Loder family members. Though the Crabby Bills connection will be there, diners will get something totally different, Loder promised. This is a project on my own, aside from the family business, he said. Tropical will be the message, in the setting, and food preparation. Well feature sauces, of a tropical nature, and do a lot of things like duck and prime beef that people would not expect to see on a Crabby Bills menu, Loder said. The Seabreeze Island Grill will be casual, yet something special, with great waterfront views inside or out, said Loder. Where Crabby Bills specializes in seafood simply prepared, Loder said the Seabreeze entrees would be more tropical in preparation, with an emphasis on sauces. The goal is to give each restaurant its own identity, Loder said, so guests will patronize both, and expect a different experience.Restaurant opening cancels park expansionThe new restaurants opening will boost the tax base of Redington Shores, but also cancels out a plan for the town to purchase the property and extend neighboring Del Bello Park. The Town Commission had discussed seeking a wetlands restoration grant to pay for the property purchase and park expansion. At the time, building official Steve Andrews had said the property owner was agreeable to selling the restaurant building, which would have been demolished, and the parking lot to the town for the park project. Mayor Bert Adams said the town is delighted to have a new, upscale addition to the towns growing restaurant and entertainment scene. I think it is tremendous, he said. This is a really nice restaurant that will go well in town. Asked about giving up the expansion of Del Bello Park, Adams said the park extension would have been nice, but the restaurant keeps (the property) on the tax rolls, where the park wouldnt.Redington Shores park to get upgrades By WAYNE AYERSREDINGTON SHORES Del Bello Park is getting a spruce up in advance of the winter tourist season, parks commissioner Tom Kapper announced at the Nov. 9 commission meeting. Weeds and trees are being cleaned up, and new mulch is being put around all the plantings, Kapper said. Pavers are being pressure-washed and sealed. The improvements are coming just as a new restaurant tenant has been announced for the property adjacent to the park. That site has been vacant since CiCis Pizza closed, and the town was seeking grant money to acquire the property, demolish the restaurant building and extend the park. That will not happen now. The building is being renovated to house Seabreeze Island Grill, a creation of Matt Loder Sr., whose family owns the popular Crabby Bills restaurants. Kapper said following the meeting he was not disappointed to see the park extension idea dropped. I never was for (the expansion), he said. Kapper said the town has too many parks now to take care of, considering all the budget cuts.Speed limits loweredThe commission took action to lower the speed limit on roadways around Spitzer Park from 25 mph to 15 mph. Affected are all of 176th Avenue, from First Street East to Sterling Terrace, and all of 176th Terrace Drive, from First Street East to Sterling Terrace. Mayor Bert Adams said after the meeting that lowering the speed limit is being done to protect children playing in the park and adjacent areas. We have a lot of kids around Spitzer Park, he said, and we dont want them killed. An ordinance changing the speed limit passed unanimously. Vice Mayor John Branch and Commissioner Casey Wojcik were absent from the meeting.Holiday events announcedThe towns Christmas holiday season events begin with a tree lighting Dec. 4, 5-7 p.m., in Del Bello Park. The annual boat parade (Redington Beaches and Indian Shores) will take place on Saturday, Dec. 10, followed by the Santa parade a week later on Dec. 17. Getting some sun Photo by JIM LAYFIELDA juvenile gopher turtle, approximately 5 inches in diameter, takes in some rays at Walsingham Park Nov. 13. The sand spur in his neck was removed after the photo was taken. oxycodone. County commissioners put a moratorium on new pain management clinics in place June 7, 2010, or until the state implemented a program to monitor prescription drugs. Since that time, the state has passed laws that Burns said were good steps, including funding the database to track clinics registered with the state and prescription drug use. In addition, clinics can no longer dispense drugs onsite. But the state needs to do more, Burns said. A loophole in the system that focuses monitoring on clinics by the title of the doctor or the practice versus the activity drug dealing needs to be closed. He explained that the problem is not pain management clinics, but high prescribing. Were trying to prevent the pill mills, he said. He presented a list of critical needs the state still needs to address, including recognition of the impact and excessive cost of prescription drug abuse addictions and pill mills. Burns reported some success in countywide efforts to combat the problem thanks to the 2010 ordinance and moratorium. Twelve locations were closed, three citations issued and three warnings. Seven locations were advised not to open as a pain clinic. However, the county needs to do more at least until the state can implement changes to its laws and programs that local officials say are critical to combating the problem. Burns said the Sheriffs Office had been working very hard on the problem, but enforcement continued to be a problem. He advocated proposed amendments to the countys ordinance to help law enforcement, as well as county staff. One change is the title, which is now Prescription Management. The old title was High Prescribing Clinics. References to pain management were amended to say high prescribing health care providers. The clinics still are required to submit an application to do business in the county. The annual fee is $1,500 and the permit is $250. Hours of operation were extended to include Sundays. High prescribing clinics can only operate between the hours of 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. The clinic must provide ample parking and it must not generate traffic that would interfere with the normal flow. High prescribing clinics must educate their patients on the dangers and proper use of prescription drugs. They must ask female patients if they are pregnant prior to prescribing medications and provide education about the danger of taking drugs while pregnant. Clinics are required to do a patient assessment prior to prescribing to determine possible addiction and mental health needs. Commissioners unanimously approved all amendments except the one to rescind the moratorium on new pain clinics. After hearing the latest information on the problem and staffs perspective on the need for more from the state, Commissioner Karen Seel suggested continuing the moratorium currently in place. This is a horrible, horrible problem, she said. It is an epidemic among our newborns.
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For more information, visit www.brightbeforey oureyes.com.SHS Class of 2001 plans 10-year reunionSEMINOLE The Seminole High School Class of 2001 will celebrate its 10-year anniversary Friday, Nov. 25, 7 to 10 p.m., with a dinner cruise aboard the Starlite Majesty. The cost is $69.99 per alumni ticket. For more information, visit SeminoleHigh01@ gmail.com.Discussion on Native Americans plannedSEMINOLE Roger Block, a Minnesota native and retired Honeywell space engineer, will display artifacts and review Florida Native American history at the next meeting of the Seminole Historical Society Wednesday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m., at the Seminole Recreation Center. Admission is free and the public is invited. Block is a past president of Central Gulf Coast Archaeology Society. For the past four years he has taught Native American culture and history for programs at Eckerd College and St. Petersburg College. For further information call 391-1433.City food drive set to kick offSEMINOLE The Seminole City Council, Seminole Firefighters, Seminole Teen Board and the Boy Scouts/West Central Council are coordinating their third annual canned goods drive through to Dec. 15. All products will be donated to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, which will distribute goods to local residents and church food pantries. Local citizens, civic groups and businesses are encouraged to participate. Drop off points are: Seminole City Hall, 9199 113th St. N. Seminole Chamber of Commerce, 8400 113th St. N. Seminole Garden Florist and Party Store, 13030 Park Blvd. Barnhorn Financials, 8338 Seminole Blvd. Seminole Gardens Apartments, 8324 112th St. Hottins Trophies, 9275 Park Blvd. The dental office of Dr. Sandra Lilo, 8300 113th St. Ambrosia Spa and Salon, 10333 Seminole Blvd. Centratel Telephone Systems, 11193 Seminole Blvd. For more information, contact City Councilor Leslie Waters at 391-0204, ext. 102.Students and deputies collect clothes for kidsSEMINOLE Pinellas County Sheriffs Office School Resource deputies, along with students from Seminole High School Students Against Destructive Decisions, K-Kids of Bauder Elementary, and Builders Club of Seminole Middle School, are collecting clothes for children between the ages of newborn to teen. The goal of the drive is to help children in need who might not otherwise receive proper clothing. The event is also a good lesson for the students by teaching them the importance of giving back to the community, and building character for the future. Students and deputies hope to collect enough clothes to make a difference in many childrens lives. At the end of the event, the clothes will to given to Clothes To Kids Inc. The organization provides new and quality used clothing to low-income, school-age children in Pinellas County, free of charge. The clothing drive continues through Dec. 12, 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Boxes are placed within each school office during normal school hours of operation. There will be no after-hours drop-off locations. Drop-off locations in Seminole are: Seminole High School, 8401 131st St. N. Seminole Middle School, 8701 131st St. N. Bauder Elementary School, 12755 86th Ave. N. For more information, call Pinellas County Sheriffs Office Deputies Rodney Robinson or Charles E. 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FCA membership is open to past commodores of recognized yacht clubs. Associate membership is available to other yacht club officers and spouses. For more information, visit www.flcommodores .org.Chamber plans Andy fundraiserTREASURE ISLAND The Treasure Island Chamber of Commerce plans a fundraiser Sunday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m., at Dukes Island Bar and Grill, 145 107th Ave., to raise money for a stand-up wheelchair for 16-year-old resident Andy Brettner. The Lifting Up Andy event will include live music, silent auction and a drawing for many prizes including a sports fishing trip for up to five, a $600 value. Raffle tickets are $25 each or five for $100. Bands scheduled to perform are Horses Wild, Pete Dorian, Boston Bob and Mike O. Admission is $5. A silent auction preview and reception will be Dec. 3 at Benjamins Studio, 200 104th Ave. For more information, call 360-4121.Boat parade set in Treasure IslandTREASURE ISLAND The citys annual Christmas Boat Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 10, beginning at 6:20 p.m. at The Club at Treasure Island. For more information, call Les Lathrop at 3674511.Kiwanis Club plans prayer breakfastST. PETE BEACH The Kiwanis Club of Gulf Beaches plans its annual Leadership Prayer Breakfast Friday, Dec. 9, 8 to 10 a.m., at St. John Vianney Church, 445 82nd Ave. The guest speaker will be former Kiwanis Florida Governor Mark Taylor. Also expected is current Kiwanis Florida Governor Eddie Lee, a member of the Gulf Beaches club. Those planning to attend should RSVP by Wednesday, Dec. 7, to Leo Hetzendorfer at 4106704.Wind ensemble seeks musiciansA new wind ensemble is forming in the St. Petersburg area and musicians are needed. The ensemble will be performing standards from the concert band literature, such as works from Holst, Clifton Williams, Copland and maybe some Eric Whitacre. The purpose of this group is to rekindle each participants love and passion for expressing themselves and experiencing the peace that music gives. John Gardner is organizing the ensemble and will serve as its director. Gardner graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in music education in 2010. I got to do the love of my life in college, so creating this ensemble is a no-brainer for me, Gardner said in a press release. Rehearsals will be Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at a location yet to be determined. For information, call Gardner at 599-5935 or email email@example.com.Craft fair, bake sale plannedLARGO A holiday craft fair and bake sale will be held Saturday, Nov. 26, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Sugar Creek Manufactured Home Community, 10265 Ulmerton Road. Call 584-4204.Nonalcoholic drink contest promotes safe partyingPINELLAS PARK Operation PAR is sponsoring a nonalcoholic drink recipe contest as a way to encourage residents to offer alcohol-free beverages to guests driving home after holiday celebrations this season. The public is invited to submit a recipe for a drink that contains no alcohol. A team of judges will pick the top 10 recipes. The finalists then will be invited to a public event to prepare their drink for a panel of area celebrities, who will name a first, second and third place winner. Contestants should mail recipes to Operation PAR, Inc., 6655 66th St. N., Pinellas Park, FL 33781. Entries must be received by Nov. 28. The time and date of the celebrity judging, slated for the following week, is yet to be announced. All drink recipes will be featured in a free publication. The contest is designed to remind residents that holiday parties can end in tragedy if a guest who has had too much to drink ends up driving home, potentially resulting in a DUI, a vehicle crash or the death of an innocent person. For more information, call Dayle Catterton at 545-7564.BAHA horse showPINELLAS PARK The Bay Area Horsemans Association will host a horse show Sunday, Nov. 27, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Pinellas Park Equestrian Center, 6301 94th Ave. N. Horses and their riders will be judged on conformation and beauty as teams of all ages compete in Western, English and jumping events. Concession and vendors will be available. Call 423-7812.Free Thanksgiving meal offeredPINELLAS PARK The Suncoast Haven of Rest Rescue Mission invites the public to a free Thanksgiving meal Nov. 24 at 5625 Park Blvd. Volunteer servers should arrive at noon. The meal will be served at 1 p.m. Enjoy fun and food on the holiday. 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Called the Academies of Pinellas, the plan was made possible through apa rtnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund, Workforce Florida, Pinellas County Schools, the Pinellas County Parent Teacher Association, the Pinellas Education Foundation and FACTE (Florida Association for Career and Technical Education). The goals of the Academies of Pinellas are to: Consolidate the different academies (Centers of Excellence, career academies, themed academies, Career and Professional Education CAPE academies) under the Academies of Pinellas. Make learning relevant more learning through application. Promote academies and certifications that address community and workforce needs. Increase the number of academies in all high schools. Make schools smaller as a result of creating multiple academies in each high school. Integrate core subjects into themed programs. Operate most academies with an open enrollment process. Respect the dignity of all work and educational pursuits. Have involved community and business advisory boards supporting academies. According to a county press release, statistics show that students not only succeed when they are enrolled in coursework thats relevant, but they are better prepared for life after high school whether their choice is to attend college, enter the workforce or obtain further technical training. I applaud our school board members for understanding the urgency of challenging our students, which the Academies of Pinellas certainly will do, said Pinellas Schools interim superintendent John Stewart. I further applaud everyone, school district personnel and community partners alike, who worked hard to bring this opportunity to fruition. Academies of Pinellas will incorporate much of what has already proven successful with the Centers of Excellence and expand on that formula to broaden opportunities for high school students. The plan will ensure that every region of the county offers the most successful programs to give students a greater variety of choices based on their interests and aptitudes in addition to improving the graduation rate. We know that students in career academies academically out-perform students in the general school population across the state of Florida, said Gerry Hogan, co-chair of the Career Education Board. With funding from Ford and under the leadership of administrators from Pinellas County Schools and school board members, Pinellas County business and civic leaders, our goal is for 50 percent of students to be enrolled in Career Academies by 2017. This experience will translate to higher graduation rates, fewer absences, and higher FCAT scores. The support of various community and civic groups such as the numerous area chambers and rotary clubs, the Urban League and the St. Petersburg NAACP among others have not only been crucial to the success of the plans adoption but will continue to be vital in its implementation.NotebookGearheart, Wood lead SVEC teamSEMINOLE Led by Justin Gearheart and Marshal Wood, Seminole Vocational Education Center was the winner Nov. 8 in the Florida FFA Environmental Science and Natural Resources Career Development Event at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center in Live Oak. Eleven teams from across the state competed in the event. According to a press release, the purpose of the event is to stimulate students and to promote environmental and natural resource instruction in the agricultural education curriculum. It is also designed to provide recognition for those who demonstrated skills and competencies as a result of environmental and natural resource instruction.Application starts for Junior Sungoddess scholarshipsApplications are being accepted for the 56th annual Junior Sungoddess scholarship program. The Junior Sungoddess program, which began in 1956, is a scholarship-based program that recognizes high school junior and senior girls in Pinellas County who display community awareness and involvement, academic achievement. Over $7,000 in scholarships and awards was provided to the winner and two runners-up last year. Applications are available in the guidance office at all Pinellas County high schools or by calling the Suncoasters office at 821-9888. All applications must be completed and returned to the Suncoaster office by Jan. 13. Applicants must be the daughter of a family residing in Pinellas County with plans to further her education after high school and must be 16 years of age by March 1. The written applications will be used to determine the top 20 candidates who will serve on the 2012 Junior Sungoddess court. Applications will be judged on community service, academic achievement, and an essay question. The 2012 Junior Sungoddess will then be selected from the 20-member court based on leadership qualities, personality, poise and their ability to speak comfortably to the judges and large groups. Karen Simpson, Vice President at Wells Fargo, will serve as the Junior Sungoddess Committee chairwoman again this year. Other members of the Junior Sungoddess committee include Sylvia Ameen, Claire Aucremann, Kay and Jim Brown, Linwood Gilbert, Stephanie Goforth, Mandy Hand, Guy VanMiddlesworth, Jill Wilkinson, and Jessica Downes.First Responders Discover Night setPINELLAS PARK The First Responders magnet program at Pinellas Park High School will host Discovery Night for current eighth graders Thursday, Nov. 17, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at 6305 118th Ave. N. The four-year, unique and challenging program is designed to teach broad and transferable skills used in the first responder fields. Discovery Night is for current eighth graders who are interested in finding out more information about the program. Call the high school at 538-7410.Host homes needed for exchange studentsSEMINOLE ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 and 18 from a variety of countries around the world. Students come with an enthusiasm to practice their English and experience American culture food, sports, shopping and more. They also will share their own culture with host families. Host families welcome these students into their family, not as a guest, but as a family member, giving both the students and families a rich cultural experience. In addition, students have pocket money for personal expenses; and full health, accident and liability insurance. Students are academically selected onto the program, and host families can choose their students from a wide variety of backgrounds, countries and personal interests. To become a host family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your community, call Joan Soderqvist at 352-382-4485 or the ASSE Southern Regional Office at 1-800-473-0696. Visit www.asse.com.School resource officer wins awardCLEARWATER The Anthony Telesca Foundation, in conjunction with Knology, recently presented School Resource Officer John Cavaliere of Countryside High with $1,000 for his work with students to promote teenage safe driving during the 2010-11 school year. The award was based on a competition between Clearwater, Countryside, Dunedin, East Lake and Largo High Schools to encourage the most students to view a teenager safe driving website and complete a safe driving questionnaire. This is the second year in a row that Countryside has won the award. The Anthony Telesca Foundation is a nonprofit organization that works with public safety and law enforcement organizations, high school districts and community business leaders to help educate and encourage teens to drive safely. Telescas parents started the foundation after the teen died in a onecar accident in 2000. Visit www.anthonytelesca.org.School wins award for fighting hungerCLEARWATER The First Evangelical Lutheran School in Clearwater recently received a National School of Distinction status from the Schools Fight Hunger program. Fewer than 2,000 schools nationwide earned this distinction in the 2010-2011 school year This distinction status is awarded to schools that demonstrate notable enthusiasm, creativity or dedication in getting involved with the hunger cause. The students, staff and families of our School of Distinction schools should be very proud of their efforts and the impact theyre making on the hunger cause, said Schools Fight Hunger Founder, Tim Sullivan. Of course, the short-term results are impressive, but we also love to see how our next generation of leaders are getting active in their communities at such a young age.News network wins awardST. PETERSBURG The Lakewood High School Center for Journalism and Multimedia program in St. Petersburg has earned a prestigious gold medal distinction from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for their Lakewood Spartan News Network newspaper and website. Kudos to the Spartan News Network for producing quality student publications, a statement from the CSPA read. Balanced content provides something for everyone with informative news and sports stories and entertaining features.
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Sunset Cruise available with free beer & wine for adults. 111711Hubbardsmarina.com Rescuing baby dolphin is seaside needle in a haystackPhoto by ANN WEAVERVidalia, the baby bottlenose dolphin calf encased in fishing line, leaps from the water as if in play. Make no mistake: He is NOT playing. His efforts are deadly serious attempts to rid himself of his painful body noose of fishing line and maddening cleaner fish called remoras.Have you ever gotten sand in your eyes? Ever been stuck with an invisible cactus spine? Has a tiny tickly hair ever weaved itself around your eyelashes such that, despite your best efforts, you just couldnt get it off? If you have long hair, have you ever endured the irritating tickle of an undetectable strand of hair dancing on your cheek or against the back of your upper arm? Such tickling begins innocently. But when it becomes unrelenting, such tickling escalates to taunting and finally to pure torment. Torment is the life of the little baby bottlenose dolphin, Vidalia, who has been entangled in fishing line since July. Fishing line is wrapped around his body, dorsal fin and mouth. Line stretches tautly across his mouth like a bridle on a horse, ascending diagonally to his dorsal fin. Every time the little fella rises to breathe, the fishing line rubs back and forth across his left eye and the right side of his neck. His forward swimming movements tug the fishing line backwards across his dorsal fin like a saw cutting wood. Torturously, each time Vidalia comes to the surface for air, the line cuts into the fin of his body a little more each time. It is theoretically possible to catch, cut free, and release the entangled calf. But such a rescue is heartbreakingly complicated, a maritime crapshoot of finding a needle in a haystack. A successful rescue requires that several essential pieces come together simultaneously. Piece one, you need federal permission. We have that. Piece two, you need people experienced in the dangerous mission of netting the entangled dolphin, cutting off the fishing line, and setting the dolphin free. Fortunately, we also have them. Unfortunately, it takes 3 dozen of them in multiple boats, and theyre scattered across the state of Florida. In other words, the rescue must be planned ahead of time rather than launched spontaneously when the entangled calf is sighted at sea. Consequently, piece three is the ability to locate the entangled dolphin when it is scheduled to be rescued. The mother of the entangled calf is a dolphin we call Valiant. Weve seen Valiant throughout our study. But like the other dolphins, Valiant doesnt stay in the study area; she travels through it. Weve not equipped her with a satellite tag so theres no telling exactly where she and the baby are at any particular time. However, weve mapped her sighting locations from the last several years. These broadly reveal where she is more likely rather than less likely to be at sea. You cant rescue a dolphin that you cant find. Valiant and her little entangled calf Vidalia recently returned to our area. Sometimes Vidalia appears to be playful, jumping and zinging around. Make no mistake: He is NOT playing. His efforts are deadly serious attempts to rid himself of his painful body noose of fishing line and maddening cleaner fish called remoras. At other times, Vidalia appears to be too weak to continue his struggle against his unyielding noose of fishing line. During several sightings, he tried repeatedly to clamber up on his mothers back for support as if too weary to swim. Such behavior is typical of baby monkeys but certainly not of baby dolphins. And baby he is: still young enough to be living solely on his mothers milk. Piece four, is calm weather. Windy days make rescues impossible, puts the rescue team at too great a risk, or both. Piece five, is shallow water. The rescue is most easily done in water that is less than hip deep. It can sometimes be accomplished in deeper water, however. To date, weve had several but not all of the pieces come together at the same time. The frustration is indescribable. The good citizens of Gulf Boulevard can help us keep track of Valiant and her little entangled Vidalia. If youre on the Intracoastal Waterway or along the Gulf coastline from Fort De Soto northward, keep a sharp lookout for them. The calf should be easy to recognize by the fist-sized wad of fishing line flopping off either side of its body and by the slice at the base of the leading edge of his dorsal fin, which curls the fin back. Youre legally bound to stay 50 yards away to avoiding harassing them. Please do NOT try to take their pictures. However, if youre so inclined, please take note of the date, time and latitude/longitude location of any sightings and email the information to me at email@example.com. If you see a stranded dolphin in state waters, call the Florida Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline at 1888-404-FWCC (3922). Call 1-877-942-5343, 24hour Stranding Network hotline, to report a stranded dolphin in the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Weaver studies wild dolphins under federal permit 16299, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Send her an email at dazzled@tam pabay.rr.com or visit her website www.dolphin superstore.com. Read her Dolphin Watch column weekly at www.TBNweekly.com. Dolphin WatchAnn Weaver
10A Sports Beacon, November 17, 2011 Clyde H. Moreland, M.D. Jenny Chamblain, M.D. Myung-Joo Handelman, ARNP, NP-C Peggi L. Lalor, ARNPBoard Certified Physicians & Nurse Practitioners11311Nous Parlons Franais!We speak 7 languages including sign language. 111711 Financial PlanningRetirement PlanningInvestment ManagementCall 586-3541for information about our services 259 Indian Rocks Road North, Belleair Bluffs 102711 Regional qualifiers Photo courtesy of BOB MISEWICHOsceola High Schools volleyball team was runner-up in the Class 6A-District 12 tournament and advanced to the 6A regional quarterfinals Nov. 2 where they defeated Tampa Sickles in four games. Bradenton Lakewood Ranch eliminated the Warriors six days later. Front row, from left, are Kayla Chowdury, Hayley Misewich, Monica Brimm, Emily Barton and Devon Harriet; back row, Miranda Norrie, Morgan OMalia, Katherine Mulroy, Brooke Zelinsky, Katherine Schroeder, Molly Rekstis and Jalyn Fortosis. Seminoles Lowther signs with Alabama-Birmingham SEMINOLE Seminole High School tennis standout Amy Lowther signed an NCAA national letter of intent Nov. 9 to play collegiately at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Lowther committed to UAB after making official visits to UAB, Air Force Academy, Southern Mississippi, and James Madison. Lowther also received interest from Appalachian State University, Jacksonville University, University of Central Arkansas, St. Bonaventure, Xavier, North Texas, Stony Brook, Davidson, Rutgers, and Wyoming. She began playing tennis at age 3 and has been coached her entire junior career by Kevin Quay at Isla Del Sol. Lowther was a 4-star national recruit for tennis and a St. Petersburg Times All-Pinellas County first-team selection as a freshman. She went undefeated at No. 1 singles during the 2009 regular season, district and regionals. The same year she was district girls singles champion, SHS most valuable player, and a BeefOBradys Athlete of the Week. Lowther also participated on several USTA Florida Zonal teams, the last of which in 2010 when she played the No. 1 position. She plans to pursue a degree in biology at UAB and later attend medical school.Photo courtesy of MARIAN LOWTHERSeminole High School girls tennis coach Vicki Wood, left, congratulates Amy Lowther Nov. 9 after Lowther signed an NCAA national letter of intent to play at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
Sports 11A Beacon, November 17, 2011 www .tbnweekly.comFor Your Community News Sheriffs Citizens Academy Alumni Association Great Bay Distributors Event Schedule Rain or Shine:Registration Opens ..............................7:00 AM 25 Mile Bike Ride ..................................8:00 AM Silent Auction ..........................8:00 10:00 AM 10K Family Ride ....................................8:15 AM ..................................8:30 AM(Best times for runners in designated age groups will be recognized.)1 Mile Fun Walk/Skate ..........................8:45 AM Santa, Mrs. Claus, and Elf Arrive ......10:00 AM Special Drawings & Presentations ...10:15 AMFort DeSoto Park Cost: Adult $25 which includes an event long-sleeve T-shirt, food, and giv eaw ays. Children accompanied by a registered adult are free. Contacts:For Ride & Run With The Stars sponsorship opportunities, registration, and giveaway information, call Captain Teri Dioquino at (727) 582-6301.For information on the Sheriffs Christmas Sharing Project or to adopt a family, call Sandra GarciaOlivares at (727) 582-6465. Ride & Run With The Stars entry forms are a v ailable through the Pinellas County Sheriffs "Ride & Run With The Stars" December 3, 2011 Prizes Climbing Wall Giveaways Silent Auction An event to help families and crime victims through the Project. 111711 Enjoy elegant eyebrows and touchable skin. Only European Wax Center offers the Ultimate Wax Experience. And as a first-time guest, you can enjoy it for free.*LARGO10500 Ulmerton Road, Suite 676 Largo, FL 33771 727.581.3700In Largo Mall between Marshalls and Bealls. 111011 11K Boat Lift $5,995Lift, Pilings & Installation Included813-495-7727Bonded & Insured State Certified General Contractor License # CGC1518440101311 DOCKS, BOAT LIFTS & SEAWALLS DESIGN & ENGINEERING 111711 Briey Pollard named high school coachSEMINOLE Former Seminole High School soccer standout Kathleen Pollard was recently named the girls soccer coach at Cardinal Newman High School in Columbia, S.C. Pollard, 25, is a 2009 graduate of Winthrop College where she earned a bachelors degree in human nutrition. In addition to coaching soccer, she also is a licensed dietician. Pollard was Winthrops defensive most valuable player in 2007 and was selected to the Big South All-Tournament Team in 2008. She won the Big South Presidential Honor Award from 2006 to 2009 and the Tillman Academic Scholarship Award from 2005 to 2009. She has also played on the Central South Carolina Cobras pro-am team and served on the South Carolina United FC coaching staff. Last year, she was coach of Cardinal Newmans girls junior varsity team. Pollard played four years at Seminole and graduated in 2005.Glow golf event at Treasure BayTREASURE ISLAND The city Recreation Department plans a glow golf event Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis, 10315 Paradise Blvd. Registration and food will be available from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The golf scramble will begin at approximately 6:45 p.m. Golfers may sign up as a single, twosome or foursome. Hot dogs, chips and soft drinks will be provided free of charge. The fee is $25 per player or $40 per twosome. Preregistration and payment at time of registration is required. Call Treasure Bay at 360-6062 for additional information.Sports card show at Seminole MallSEMINOLE Bobs Speed and Sports Cards of Parrish plans a sports card and collectable show Friday, Nov. 18 through Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Seminole Mall. Hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call Bob Pacuraw at 941-721-6920 or 814-397-2438. Kathleen Pollard
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WE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING EARLY DEADLINES: Retail Advertising Seminole/Beach Beacon Largo Leader Belleair Bee Clearwater Beacon Pinellas Park Beacon: Thursday, Nov. 17 @ 5 p.m. Dunedin Beacon: Monday, Nov. 21 @ 10 a.m. Classied Advertising Display Ads: Thursday, Nov. 17 @ 5 p.m. Line Ads: Friday, Nov. 18 @ Noon Editorial Press Releases Thursday, Nov. 17 @ Noon111711 Networking groups Networking groupsNetworking groups, also known as 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, Nov. 17 Network Professionals Inc. Networking Leads Club, 7:30 a.m., RGs Restaurant, 1565 S. Highland Ave., Clearwater. Call Liz at 424-8995. Thursday, Nov. 17 Seminole Business Masters, 7:30 a.m., Mamas Kitchen, 5885 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Call Thom Barnhorn at 623-9955. Thursday, Nov. 17 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, Nov. 17 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 www.execbusnet.com. Thursday, Nov. 17 BNI Grand Slam Network Exchange, 7:30 a.m., Heritage Holiday Inn, 234 Third Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.bni.com. Thursday, Nov. 17 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Thursday, Nov. 17 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 denise@denise murphypa.com. Thursday, Nov. 17 Professional Leads Network, Patriots Chapter, 8 a.m., Boris Family Restaurant, 11411 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Thursday, Nov. 17 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, Nov. 17 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, Nov. 17 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 11:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Friday, Nov. 18 BNI Referral Masters, 7 a.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call Bill Mantooth at 639-6690 or visit www.bnireferralmasters.com. Friday, Nov. 18 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 3673737. Friday, Nov. 18 Professional Leads Network, Upper Pinellas Chapter, 8 a.m., at Daddys Grill, 3682 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Friday, Nov. 18 Professional Leads Network, Bay Area Executives Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tum Rub Thai, 32716 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Monday, Nov. 21 Network Professionals Inc., 7:30 a.m., at Perkins Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Monday, Nov. 21 Professional Leads Network, St. Petersburg Chapter, 7:45 a.m., at Ricky Ps, 6521 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Monday, Nov. 21 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@freenetworkinginternational.com. Monday, Nov. 21 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit twocupsconnect.com. Tuesday, Nov. 22 Professional Leads Network, First Watch Chapter, 7:30 a.m., First Watch, 2569 Village Drive, Clearwater. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Tuesday, Nov. 22 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, Nov. 22 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, Nov. 22 Network Professionals Inc., Seminole Chapter, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd., Largo. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Nov. 22 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 www.cbcnet.biz. Tuesday, Nov. 22 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Nov. 22 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 email@example.com or visit www.freenetworkinginterna tional.com. Tuesday, Nov. 22 Network Professionals Inc., St. Pete Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., Red Lobster, 2773 66th St. N., St. Petersburg. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Tuesday, Nov. 22 Network Professionals Inc., ICOT Lunch Chapter, 11:45 a.m., at Tucsons Southwest Grill, 13563 Icot Blvd., Clearwater. Call Eddie Montoya at 813-477-3533. Tuesday, Nov. 22 Tri-City Network Professionals, 11:45 a.m., at Applebees Restaurant, 5110 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. First visit is free. Call 492-7921. Wednesday, Nov. 23 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.BNIFinancialFreedom.com. Wednesday, Nov. 23 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 www.peafl.com. Wednesday, Nov. 23 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bnibusiness connections.com. Wednesday, Nov. 23 Network Professionals Inc., East Lake Breakfast Chapter, 7:30 a.m., at Daddys Grill, 3682 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Call Jenny Stone at 776-2829. Wednesday, Nov. 23 Local Business Network Seminole, 7:30 a.m., Perkins Family Restaurant, 8841 Park Blvd. N., Largo. Call 804-6359. Wednesday, Nov. 23 BNI Wealth Builders, 7:30 a.m., Palm Harbor Community Center Parks and Drew Valk Recreation, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor. Visit www.bni.com. Wednesday, Nov. 23 BNI Power Team, 7:30 a.m., East Lake Woodlands Country Club, 1055 East Lake Woodlands Pkwy., Oldsmar. Visit www.bni.com. Wednesday, Nov. 23 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, Nov. 23 Network Professionals of St. Pete, 7:30 a.m. For information and meeting location, call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Wednesday, Nov. 23 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 4586890 or email email@example.com. Wednesday, Nov. 23 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Wednesday, Nov. 23, Professional Leads Network, 11:45 a.m., at Thirsty Marlin, 351 West Bay Drive, Largo. Call Woody Brown at 518-1967 or visit www.pro-leads.net. Wednesday, Nov. 23 Professional Leads Network, Foxys Chapter, 11:45 a.m., Staceys Buffet 1451 N. Missouri Ave., Largo. Visit www.pro-leads.net. Wednesday, Nov. 23 St. Pete Professional Chapter of Ali Lassens Leads Club, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hilton Hotel, 333 First St. S., St. Petersburg. For reservations, call 813-221-1441 or visit www.LeadsFL.com. Wednesday, Nov. 23 Network Professionals Inc., Pasadena Chapter, 11:45 a.m., GiGis Italian Restaurant, 6852 Gulfport Blvd., South Pasadena. Call Ron OConnor at 367-3737. Wednesday, Nov. 23 Network Professionals Inc., Dunedin Lunch Chapter, 11:45, at the Countryside Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater. Call Jim Lampanthakis at 7362000. Wednesday, Nov. 23 Beach Team Connections Group, noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Blue Parrot, 85 Corey Circle, St. Pete Beach. For information, call Leslee Moore at 363-7573.
Business 13A Beacon, November 17, 2011 BANKRUPTCY LAW Free Consultation Save Your Home Eliminate Credit Card Debt Stop Creditor Harassment Obtain a Fresh Start Affordable Attorneys Fee Colin A. Colgan, Esq.email@example.com 8640 Seminole Boulevard Seminole, FL 33772Weekend & Evening Appointments Available.100611397-5571 We are a debt relief agency. We help people le for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code. J OHN P. D UNNE 10833 70th Ave. N. Seminole 33772Written credentials available upon request.090111Licensed in FL 1992 Licensed in IL1964(727) 393-9880Attorney at LawSpecializing In:Estate & Financial Planning Living Trusts Wills Probate Real Estate Tax Preparation IRS Code 1031 Exchanges (866) 224-9233Tampa Bay Newspapers091511 Whats Sellingin Pinellas County111711 Sweet villa with many updates. Open floor plan. Spacious master suite w/full bath. Beautifully remodeled kitchen plus a screened patio with a private green space to enjoy. Two championship golf courses within walking distance.Mary K KottichCentury 21 Top Sales Seminole 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath $97,000 SOLD Two story home in Harbor View. Over 3,300 Sq. Ft. with a huge master suite. Spacious secondary Bedrooms, inground pool, large main level living and family rooms. Just minutes to the beach.Rich RippetoeColdwell Banker Sun Vista Realty Seminole 4 Bedroom $350,000 SOLD Fabulous Oakhurst Shores Subdivision. This gorgeous home is inspiring with its attention to detail. Over 2,700 Sq. Ft. pool home with picturesque setting. Stunning remodeled kitchen, wood flooring and more!Sandy HartmannSandy Hartmann & Associates Adamo Realty Seminole 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath $339,000 SOLD GRAND OPENING!12939 Walsingham Road, Largo(Walsingham Commons near Publix)727-517-1111 Consignments WelcomeCome See the Latest Styles in Moderate to Designer Ladies Fashions & Accessories Bellas ClosetAConsignmentBoutique111711 581-3637Village Plaza1901 West Bay Dr., Largo Great Everyday Prices111711Your Choice$3500 Redken Perm, Cut and Style Color, Cut and Style Partial Foil Highlights Cap Frost and CutOffer Expires 12-15-11S WEST BAYClippersMENS HAIRCUT$875 LADIES HAIRCUT$895 Walk-ins all dayEverydayAppointments accepted for Perms, Color, & HighlightsMon.-Fri., 8:30am-6pm Sat., 8:30am-4pm w/coupon Exp. 12-15-11S w/coupon Exp. 12-15-11S NOVEMBERGOLFSPECIAL18 HOLES w/CART PER PERSON WEEKDAYSWEEKENDS & HOLIDAYSCHAMPIONSHIP PAR 71 PROSHOT GPS YARDAGECOUNTRY CLUB DR., LARGO2.5 Miles W. of U.S. 19 off 686581-3333Course in Great Condition110311 Expires 11/30/11 $32Before 1 PM$27After 1 PM$37Before 10 AM$32After 10 AM Donna Mansbart, PhD.Professional Hair DesignerFor Appointment, Call455-6263Shop Donnas website at:www.haircolorsofthestars.com MINI FACIALIncludes FREE Anti-Age Eye Treatment111711Artistic Expressions10671 104th Ave., Seminole(Behind Johnston Jewelers)$35 Exp. 12/1/11 81811 Real Estate Champions Century 21-Point Club include, front row, from left, Deb Osborne, Linda Manley, Celia Moreno, Deb Schnitzler, Darla Schroeder, Beverly Bremer and Ruth Cabella; second row, Ana Devine, Valerie Jarnberg, Kathy Caphart, Lily Esposito and Monsy Rivera; third row, Cheryll Pricher, Jessie Dudinsky, Tim Belscher and Gene Lofgren; and fourth row, Victoria Jourdenais, Steve Ruhland, Mark McEntire and Tom Steck. Not pictured are Ann Adams, Patty Clark, K.C. Cover, Jarrod Enright, Virginia Fatigati, Nancy Lynn Kupres, Gayle Labonte, Kathryn Larkin, Denise Stonik, Debbie Sundell and Bill Watanabe.Real estate news Real Estate Champions names 21-Point Club winnersMADEIRA BEACH Century 21 Real Estate Champions recently announced its 21-Point Club winners for the third quarter of 2011.Winners included Ann Adams, Tim Belscher, Kathy Carhart, Beverly Bremer, Patty Clark, K.C. Cover, Ana Devine, Jessie Dudinsky, Jarrod Enright, Lily Esposito, Virginia Fatigati, Nancy Lynn Kupres Valerie Jarnberg, Victoria Jourdenais, Gayle Labonte, Kathryn Larkin, Gene Lofgren, Linda Manley, Mark McEntire, Celia Moreno, Deb Osborne, Cheryll Pricher, Monsy Rivera, Steve Ruhland, Deb Schnitzler, Darla Schroeder, Tom Steck, Denise Stonik, Debbie Sundell and Bill Watanabe.The Century 21-Point Club is reserved for those associates consistently exhibiting a high degree of professionalism and production in the field of real estate.Coldwell names top associatesSEMINOLE The Bayou/Bardmoor office of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate recently announced its top associates in its office for the month of October. Jeff Glass was recognized as the top listing and top selling associate. Debi Balogh and the Balogh Team was the top selling team.RE/MAX All Star recognize pairMADEIRA BEACH RE/MAX All Star recently announced the winners of its new listing competition for October. The winners were Janet Diamond and Steve Busse. Prizes were awarded for the highest dollar volume of new listings and the highest number of new listings throughout the month. Both Diamond and Busse received a prize of a $250 American Express card.Foundation to host seminarST. PETERSBURG The Community Service Foundation will host a free, two-part first-time homebuyers seminar on Tuesdays, Dec. 6 and 13, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N. The seminar is designed to help first-time homebuyers go through the process of purchasing a home and qualifying for down payment and closing costs assistance. For information and to register, call 461-0618, ext. 3, or visit www.csfhome.org.Senger attends special trainingPALM HARBOR Gene Senger with Keller Williams Realty of Palm Harbor, recently completed a luxury home marketing training course offered by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. Senger is already a member of the Keller Williams Luxury Homes Division. The course which covered such topics as demographics of the affluent, lifestyle segmentation, trends and amenities in todays luxury home product, and creating a marketing plan for the multimillion-dollar property was taught by Laurie Moore-Moore, president of the Dallas-based Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and author of the book, Rich Buyer, Rich Seller! The Real Estate Agents Guide to Marketing Luxury Homes.Minnerly joins Thorn CollectionBELLEAIR BLUFFS Brigett Minnerly recently joined The Thorn Collection. Minnerly will be acting as a buyer specialist. She brings to the group a great deal of experience dealing with people and a strong familiarity with all of Pinellas County gained during the 13 years she worked in our local 911 center and the 32 years she has lived in the area. Minnerly also brings a great deal of expertise in the technology field, which will help buyers in their search for their perfectly matched home. I am delighted to have Brigett with the Thorn Collection and look forward to the excellent knowledge and experience she brings to our group, said Martha Thorn, CEO of The Thorn Collection, in a press release. Jeff Glass Debi BaloghBiz notes Allegiant to buy 13 SAS aircraftAllegiant Air has entered into a purchase agreement with Scandinavian Airlines System to purchase up to 13 MD80 aircraft and 12 JT8D-219 spare engines in 2012 and 2013. The purchases will primarily be used to replace engines that will be coming due for major overhauls over the next two years, thus helping the airline to optimize its engine-related maintenance expense. The agreement also allows Allegiant the flexibility to use several of the aircraft for additional MD80 fleet growth in the future, should it decide to do so. Allegiant, which flies out of St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, has posted 35 consecutive quarters of profitability. The company links travelers in small cities to destinations such as Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix-Mesa and Orlando. The company operates a lowcost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline offering air travel and hotel rooms, rental cars and other travel-related services. The company ranked ninth this year in Forbes Best Small Companies. Allegiant was also recently named one of Fortune magazines Fastest-Growing Companies for the second consecutive year.Beaches Chamber plans free programLARGO The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce plans a free seminar Thursday, Nov. 17, at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St., titled How To Use Customer Service To Create A Raving Fan Base. Networking and refreshments are at 8 a.m. in the Pinellas Room, followed by the program from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The event is limited to the first 75 to register. The presenter will be Ford Kyes, a certified business coach. The panel will include George Lewis, Leverocks Restaurant; Frankie Brandt-Pethtel, Bond Jewelers; Chris Willis, Service Works; and Woody Helfand, Prism Medical Apparel. ContactAmanda@TampaBayBeaches.com,or call 360-6957.Lokey Motor to host Brunch and LearnCLEARWATER A free gourmet brunch will be offered at a reception on Saturday, Nov. 19, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Lokey Motor Companys Mercedes-Benz dealership, 19820 U.S. 19 N. The public is invited to enjoy a free brunch during this new model Mercedes-Benz Brunch and Learn reception.
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GREAT DOWNTOWN ST. PETERSBURG NEIGHBORHOODShort sale move-in ready home. In a nice and quiet Clearwater neighborhood. Open floor plan offers over 1,500 sq. ft. Deck in backyard is great for get togethers. Walk to Lake Citrus. Home is painted in very nice earth tones. A perfect starter home of investment. Just a short drive to all shopping needs. MLS#U7525423. McEntire. $105,000. Live a sustainable lifestyle in this 2 bedroom home that is close to VA Bay Pines Hospital, Madeira Beach, shopping and dining. MLS#U7525580. Herr. $98,500. UPDATED WITH NEW ROOFString bikini special this 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath split plan with all over extra large porch to pool. Move-in ready. Every day will be like a vacation with the sparkling pool. MLS#U7526968. Spohn. $179,900. SPLISH! SPLASH! AND NOT MUCH CASH!1984 2 bedroom beauty. New lawn sprinkler system, cathedral ceilings, large cooking/breakfast bar. Dont regret this one!! MLS#U7527131. Sorensen. $79,900. NOT IN A PARKLovely 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath home that would make a great first home opportunity. Roof resealed in 2009. Tile and laminate floors throughout. Bonus room could be used as an office or bedroom. MLS#U7527515. McKnight. $49,900. ORANGE LAKE VILLAGEHere is a rare one-owner home that is clean and well maintained. Many great features include new washer, stove and carpet in 2011. In 2006, the A/C was replaced inside and out. All double pane windows and sliding door done in 2002 along with installation of hurricane shutters. Also new in 2002 was the dryer and installation of hurricane enforced garage door. Ceiling fans are in kitchen, dining area and all bedrooms. The master bedroom has a bath. The backyard is enclosed by a decorative white vinyl fence. There is a covered patio and beautifully landscaped yard. The high and dry location is walking distance to stores, banks, medical offices and convenient to the beaches as well as downtown and airport. This could be your Florida home away from home and/or opportunity for positive cash flow. MLS#U7527601. Schroeder. $89,000. IDEAL FOR RENTAL OR SECOND HOMEFrom this southeast corner unit in Town Shores of Gulfport. Updated 3BR/2.5BA condo has wood floors, granite countertops and wood cabinets in the kitchen. Split bedroom plan and laundry area. This waterfront community has 5 pools, tennis courts, covered parking, dock rental for your boat and you can even have cats. Enjoy the sunrise and sunset from your home! MLS#U7529139. Jarnberg. $210,000. BREATHTAKING WATER VIEWSLocated on a quiet cul-de-sac street in mid-Pinellas County. Features updated kitchen and baths, beautiful tile work through the main living areas, several large closets and a huge covered screened patio area that runs across the whole back of the house. Plenty of backyard space for a pool or for the kids and pets to play. All appliances including a water softener, washer and dryer are included. Roof is still under warranty, water heater is one year old and A/C was installed April of 2003. Located in a non-evacuation and no flood zone and is not a short sale. Close to everything including shopping, airports, golf courses and schools. MLS#U7523648. Schnitzler. $169,000. BEAUTIFUL MOVE-IN READY 3/2/2 HOMEFIVE TOWNS 1BR/1BA Amherst (MLS#U7473838) $24,000 1BR/1BA Berkshire (MLS#U7412394) $35,000 2BR/2BA Madison (MLS#U7504074) $59,900 2BR/2BA Tiffany (MLS#U7516752) $89,900 PARADISE SHORES 2BR/1BA MLS#U7485626) SOLD SEA TOWERS (Waterfront) 2BR/2BA (MLS#U7525005) $159,900 Three well maintained 55+ complexes with pools, clubhouses, social activities & more. Short drive to Madeira Beach. Bremer. ST. PETE 55+ CONDOS CUTE 3BR/2BA CLEARWATER HOME Vets donation Organizers of the Veterans Boat Parade at American Legion Post 273 donated a check for $1,000 Nov. 12 to the Veterans of South Pinellas County during post-parade festivities at the Holiday Isles Elks Lodge. In front, from left, are parade chairwoman Barbara Stayer, Helen Allen and Bill Allen. In back is cochair Capt. Warren Shepard. Bill Allen, a former Korean prisoner of war and representative of Veterans of South Pinellas County accepted the contribution.Photo by MIKE GRIESEMER
Viewpoints 15A Beacon, November 17, 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. Emails should include town of residence and telephone and be sent to tgermond@TBNweekly.com. We will not print the letter writers phone number. Here are some more guidelines for letters: Letters are printed on a rst-come, rst-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. A new movie about longtime FBI director J. Edgar Hoover has just been released. Its been getting mixed reviews, but I want to see it. Hoover was my first boss. I searched fingerprints for him for six months, back in 1948. I cant say I ever had lunch with Mr. Hoover or otherwise hob-nobbed with him. I was a 17-year-old clerk in the Bureaus Identification Division, at 2nd and D Streets SW in Washington, D.C. Hoovers roost was in the Department of Justice headquarters a mile or two away. I was present a few times when Hoover addressed graduates of the FBIs National Academy. On such occasions a sizeable number of employees would be herded into an auditorium to make sure Hoover had a respectable-sized audience. I remember him as a medium-height muscular man who spoke rapidly and clearly. (As a child Hoover stuttered. In school he remedied this by joining a debate club and becoming one of its most valuable members.) My tenure with the FBI took place before any of the nasty rumors had begun to circulate. We all knew that Hoover had a very close relationship with his assistant, Clyde Tolson. We knew they lived together, lunched together, and were seldom apart for long. But tales of Hoovers cross-dressing and painting Tolsons toenails were not yet part of Washingtons cocktail chatter. When reading the many accounts of Hoovers alleged transvestite appearances, its wise to remember how many people loathed him and would gladly have made up false stories about him. I cant say I remember Hoovers being idolized by his employees, but the level of respect and awe went mighty deep. An accepted truth among his troops was that, when Hoover submitted his yearly budget to Congress, it was always approved, untouched, because of the esteem Americans felt for Hoover and the FBI. We now know that the real reason is that many House members were terrified (and rightly so) that Hoover might release contents of the dossiers he kept on many government officials. Hoover held on to his post for 48 years, at least partly because no sitting President was willing to risk firing him. Hoover was the ultimate blackmailer, both potentially and actually. Was he therefore a monster? Some would say so, but others remember Hoover as a hero, Americas foremost racket-buster and anti-communist. The new movie recalls Hoovers role in the 1919 Palmer raids, a series of arrests of persons suspected of being communists or anarchists. Due process was a minor concern of Hoover and his prosecutors, as well as most Americans in that era, when Bolsheviks were seen lurking in every corner. In his later years Hoover and the Bureau were known for their ultra-vigilance in spotlighting persons whose behavior was immoral, even if not downright illegal. Hoover had a special dislike for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., in no small part because of Kings weakness for women who were not his wife. The FBIs fame and reputation blossomed during the Roaring Twenties, when John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and other crooks were knocking over banks and creating headlines. For a time they were so successful that Hoover feared he might lose his job for failing to defeat the hoodlums. At that point he rallied his forces and took the offensive. Hoover triumphed, and from then on his agents now known as G-men could do no wrong. The new movie takes a good look at Hoovers mother, played by British actress Judy Dench. With a double-dyed harpy like her forming her sons early character and then dominating much of his adult life, its no wonder that Hoover ended up as a sexually troubled man with enough neuroses to keep a psychiatrist entranced for decades. His mother is quoted as saying shed rather have a dead son than one who was homosexual. If so, the sleek and handsome Clyde Tolson surely must have given Mrs. Hoover pause when he charmed her son. However, other writers have said that Hoover had a good relationship with his mother, and showed her many kindnesses. He lived with his mother until her death in 1938. Although Hoover was not comfortable with women, he loved dogs, and had seven of them during his lifetime. Today the FBI headquarters in Washington still bears the name of J. Edgar Hoover, despite the fact that many persons have asked that the building be re-named for someone else, preferably a Justice Department servant who did not cling to power by spying on his enemies (real or suspected), defaming them, and occasionally blackmailing them. The renaming campaign has not prospered. In death, as in his lifetime, Hoover is not easily disposed of.Bob Driver is a former columnist and editorial page editor for the Clearwater Sun. Send Driver an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.J. Edgar Hoover hero or monster?Apply lesson to boat paradesEditor: In light of seeing two different Christmas boat parades scheduled in the past two issues of the Beach Beacon, I thought I better write something for the group that heads the boat parade that runs on the three-night schedule to ponder. I think the other two are separate parades done by other beach towns. All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten, by Robert Fulghum is a dynamite poem that every public leader should read. Right now, Im particularly alluding to the group who heads the Christmas Boat Parade. The lines from the book Im specifically referring to are: These are the things I learned: Share everything. Play fair. My husband and I are one of those nearly natives, who moved to Pinellas County, from other states with the influx of 1959. After college (in Tallahassee and Western Carolina) and a 20-year stint in Pasco, we returned home to the Redington Beaches in 1998, where we bought a condo on the Intracoastal in 1999. Before that, we use to drive down here from Hudson to watch the boat parade with my in-laws. That was especially hard on the boys the next day being tired for school. We love the Christmas boat parade. Other than the Independence Day fireworks, the boat parade is the second of the two family events I host each year. However, after the last several years the diminishing boat parade got me thinking. ... The boat parade is always scheduled the same nights each year, with the north part of Madeira Beach from the bridge, Redington Beach, North Redington Beach, Redington Shores, and Indian Shores up to the Pub always getting Sunday night. Heres the thing. After the boats and human participants have done the parade on Friday and Saturday, they are kind of wiped out and some drop out of Sunday night. I can think of several valid reasons: Its a school night, a work night; they have to be up late cleaning off the boats, getting the kids to bed, etc. We do appreciate the participants who hang in there for all three nights. Its a beautiful sight for all of us to see. Now we return to All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten. One of the most important things kindergartners learn is to take turns. Im speaking from experience as an early childhood teacher of 30 years and as a mother of two boys; I think its time the towns started to take turns. Lets start going on a Friday, Saturday, Sunday, rotating schedule. I loved it the year when we got rained out, and the Redington Beaches got to have it the following Saturday night. That just might have been the best one ever! After all, as any kindergartner knows, its only fair to take turns. Nancy Clark Bloomer Redington ShoresReader disagrees with editorialEditor: I take issue with the editorial published by your paper on Nov. 10 headlined Telltale signs of instability. I so totally agree that the mayor of Madeira Beach and commissioners do indeed bear the responsibility of the turmoil in the government because no one else will step to the plate and bear the burden of accountability. The mayor and commissioners are doing exactly what the citizens of Madeira Beach have voted them to do. The citizens have asked them to clean house at city hall, clean up a budget, cut unnecessary expenditures, eliminate unnecessary overpriced jobs and bring this city into a balanced budget with fewer expenses and still maintain all the amenities the city can provide for the taxpayers. The attack on Madden was totally unfathomable. Madden has accomplished more in the last few weeks than has the former city manager and acting city manager combined. Madden lives in Madeira Beach and has the welfare of the citys government at heart. He did not come out of retirement and take on the awesome task of interim city manager for the money. Madden has logged untold hours and accomplished much over these last few weeks, as published in the last issue of the St. Petersburg Times. If any business is going to be successful, drastic house cleaning measures must be put into place. Much like remodeling a much loved home, it takes time and patience to endure the journey. We, as a city, must remain steadfast in cleaning out the dead weight in our city hall. We have begun the endeavor of growing this great city of ours and I so hope the citizens can bear the bad with the good so that the end result will be a friendly, powerful community that we will all be proud of to live in. Roger Koske Madeira BeachA public health issueEditor: There is a statement in Brian Goffs Nov. 10 article that Indian Rocks Beachs Dec. 13 Commission meeting will take up the possibility of prohibiting smoking on our beaches and in our city parks. This is untrue. I am the commissioner who asked for this to be considered. It is to consider voluntary areas where smokers can be segregated from nonsmokers and would not be enforceable. Many cities and counties across our state have already signed on to this concept. IRB tried the education option a few years ago (remember the pocket ashtrays, disposal units at each access, and cigarette butt counts?) That was a failure. The state allows smoking in both places and we have to follow state law. That being said, both Sarasota and Gulfport have recently adopted no smoking period ordinances saying, sue us. I am sure that is coming: Remember restaurants, airplanes, public conveyances, public buildings and those odd glass enclosures at airports? All places for smokers to congregate and now all nonsmoking period. Please consider a clear explanation of what is really under consideration. This is a public health issue, not a ploy to restrict smokers right to smoke. Commissioner Terry Hamilton-Wollin Indian Rocks BeachRome wasnt built in a dayEditor: I would like to respond to letter writer who thought Gov. Rick Scott made the right move turning down funds for high speed rail and I for one was wrong wanting the project to go on. The writer went on to cite what was happening in California, where their cost now will be three times the original estimate and take 10 years longer. Well, Rome wasnt built in a day. When George W. Bush started the Iraq war his estimate was it would last a few months and cost a few million dollars. After 10 years were still there and the last figure I saw the cost was approaching $800 billion and counting. Not to mention dead, injured and families lives ruined. Bush stated the Iraq oil would pay for the war. Wheres the check? It was the biggest blunder in the history of the United States. I still think Scott also made a big blunder. Dominic Grillo Dunedin Talk about a recipe for disaster. Trying to take the workload off co-workers, I agreed to type some recipes for a holiday section. I dont cook, I said to an editor, showing her a recipe. What does this mean? Youre typing recipes? another editor asked. Yup, Im on boozy burbon balls. The recipes were submitted by our readers, and they were making me hungry. But after an hour of trying to decipher kitchen speak, I was in need of some boozy bourbon balls to get through it. In this business, you never know what hits you. Over the decades Ive been a newsman, Ive had to type everything from happy first birthday briefs to school lunch menus to advertising copy. It goes with the territory if you work at a community newspaper. The average reader may not realize the limitations of newspapers, large and small, particularly in todays trying economic conditions. I would like to think most journalists who have survived the downsizing of newspaper staffs across the country consider ourselves to be fortunate to be in the profession we love, even when we have to explain to an upset reader why the newspaper cant run a photo of people who are badly out of focus. Or why we cant cover a book signing, a church service or a sighting at Halloween of Dracula on the school bus. We do what we can even if we dont think we know what were doing. In the 1980s, when even small communities were saturated with media coverage, I was asked by an editor on the spur of the moment to cover the Florida Citrus Commission in Lakeland. I grimaced. At that time, the only thing I knew about citrus, especially grapefruit, is that you dont want to run over it with a lawn mower. But I had a job to do. The Citrus Commission threw out all types of facts and figures that I knew nothing about. I picked up on the constant reference to the scurrilous Brazilian product but that, in itself, didnt help me understand the gist of the boards discussion. I wrote a story about the commission debating the Brix scale, which is the weight of sugar per volume of solution at a given temperature, or something like that. My editor read the story and decided that that first paragraph needed to be livelier. So he wrote, Florida Citrus commissioners are throwing Brix at each other. That editor never saw a pun he didnt like, but he was the boss. At about that time, I was assigned often to be the man onthe street, the poor guy who must go to the post office and asks people for their opinion of a newsworthy event and snap their pictures. Many people dont want to be bothered by it. When President Reagan was shot, the editor sent me to the post office and told me to be back in an hour or so to meet the afternoon deadline. Sir, whats your reaction to President Reagan being shot? I asked a man leaving the post office. Im not going to answer any hypothetical questions. Its true, sir. The president was shot about an hour ago, I said. I told you. Im not going to answer any hypothetical questions. Fine, I said to myself. I found four other people who gave me an answer, and I rushed back to the newsroom. Got it, I said to the editor. Got what? The man on the street column. Oh, were holding that for tomorrow, Tom. To bury it underneath the crossword puzzle, no doubt. Please dont ask me why we dont do man on the street at Tampa Bay Newspapers. And, as the holiday season approaches, please try to understand that there are only so many pictures of the visitor from the North Pole that we can run in our papers. His elves, too. Has been years, too, since weve done a story on the fortunate pet turkey on Thanksgiving; guess were overdue. I could share dozens of anecdotes about what readers want or dont want from their newspapers. Take columnists. Readers seem to either love or hate a columnist and usually dont mince words when they call to complain about him or her. Cant count how many times I have explained to a reader that I dont tell that liberal so-and-so what to write. My other piece of advice just dont read them often results in click of the phone. All in a days work. Were deluged with emails, faxes and hand-written letters to editor, free samples from the Popcorn Board, requests to judge essay contests, invitations to ceremonies, and queries as to when an announcement is going to appear in the paper. People want copies of obituaries that ran decades ago. Try as we might, we cant meet all our readers needs. But they keep calling, through good times and bad. And I wouldnt want it any other way.Anything but man on the street 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-5563 Fax: 727-397-5900 www.TBNweekly.com Publisher/President: Dan Autrey email@example.com Accounting Manager: Andrea Marcarelli firstname.lastname@example.org Retail Advertising Manager: Jay Rey email@example.com Classied Advertising Manager: Shelly Fournier firstname.lastname@example.org Executive Editor: Tom Germond email@example.comProduction Manager: David Brown firstname.lastname@example.org Internet Services Manager: Suzette Porter email@example.com Seminole/Beach Beacon: Bob McClure firstname.lastname@example.org Largo Leader/Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond email@example.com Belleair/Beach Bee: Chary Southmayd firstname.lastname@example.org Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl email@example.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Juliana A. Torres firstname.lastname@example.org General Editorial email@example.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563What do you think?LETTERS Drivers SeatBob Driver I cant say I remember Hoovers being idolized by his employees, but the level of respect and awe went mighty deep. Tom Germond CorrectionAn editorial in the Nov. 11 edition incorrectly said that the Madeira Beach City Commission asked Fire Chief Bill Mallory to serve as interim fire chief. The commission asked him to serve as interim city manager.
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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, www.TBNweekly.com, or by e-mail at: obits@TBNweekly.com.80510 Providing quality healthcare to the Seminole/Largo communities for over 35 years. 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Lumina Healing CenterOscar Hernandez, AP2903 Dr. MLK St. N., St. Petersburg727-898-5900 GoLumina.com Laserfor Pain111711 Health notes Hospice to host caregivers retreatCLEARWATER Suncoast Hospice will host a caregivers retreat Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Suncoast Hospice community service center, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd. This event is for anyone who is caring for someone with a chronic or serious illness. A $15 charge covers all supplies and lunch. Participants are invited to attend the retreat to meet new friends, learn new self-care tips and relax with integrative palliative arts therapies such as Reiki, therapeutic touch, massage, aromatherapy, expressive arts and humor. To register, call Brenda Stewart at 523-3435. Suncoast Hospice is a not-for-profit, comprehensive hospice and palliative care provider committed to serving those living with serious or chronic illnesses, nearing the end of life, dealing with end-oflife issues or experiencing grief. AHCA certifies Arden Courts as deficiency-freeSEMINOLE For the third year in a row, Arden Courts Memory Care Community of Seminole recently was found to be deficiency-free on its 2011 State Survey by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. One of the highest recognitions of quality service for a healthcare facility to receive is a deficiency-free State Survey from AHCA. AHCA conducts unannounced annual on-site inspections of all Florida healthcare facilities including Assisted Living Communities, to ensure compliance with state and federal rules and regulations. This survey process is a detailed inspection where the facility is expected to adhere to an extensive list of rules and regulations designed to ensure the safety, well-being and dignity of each resident. The inspection examines specifics from dietary concerns; environmental and documentation review; observation of care and services provided; interviews with residents, families, staff and more. In addition to these deficiency-free State Surveys, HCR ManorCare announced that Arden Courts Memory Care Community of Seminole has exceeded the industrys average in customer satisfaction. HCR ManorCare retains an independent research firm to survey our customers on their satisfaction level in categories such as care, service, food and staff attitude. The results from Arden Courts of Seminoles recent satisfaction survey show that 100 percent of patients and families rated their willingness to recommend the center to others as excellent or good. Scores from thousands of communities are collected across the country and Arden Courts of Seminole scored in the top 10 percent.Nature news Philippe to host nature walkSAFETY HARBOR A guided nature walk will be offered Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Philippe Park, 2525 Philippe Parkway. The hike is limited to 12 participants. Attendees will learn park history while exploring nature. Participants should meet at the Philippe gravesite at 9 a.m. Closed-toe shoes, water, sunscreen a hat and insect repellant are recommended. Reservations will be accepted through the Friday prior to the hike. An adult must accompany children. To register, call 669-1947 or email dick firstname.lastname@example.org.Weedon plans lecture on Maya textsST. PETERSBURG As part of the Archaeology Lecture Series, a program on re-creating the cosmos will be presented Thursday, Nov. 17, 7 to 8 p.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Attendees will learn about the cycles of time and the creation episodes in prehispanic Maya texts from Gabrielle Vail, Ph.D. The free presentation will include a discussion of 2012 and what it represents as the end of a long cycle of time for the Maya. Advance registration is requested. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandp reserve.org.Weedon to host Gopher Trail RunST. PETERSBURG The Friends of Weedon Island will sponsor the Gopher Weedon Trail Run on Saturday, Nov. 19, 8 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. This 7K run will benefit Weedon Island Preserve. Registration is free. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org. Photography hike setST. PETERSBURG A photography hike will be offered Saturday, Nov. 19, 8 to 10 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. The free event will offer participants the perfect opportunity to hone their skills. After a brief classroom session, highlighting specific wildlife behaviors, guides will assist participants in capturing the natural beauty in photos. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandp reserve.org.Coral reef program slated ST. PETERSBURG A program on coral reefs will be presented Thursday, Dec. 1, 7 to 8 p.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. The free program will be presented by Pam Hallock Muller of the University of South Florida College of Marine Science. Studying both the geologic record and modern coral reefs, students gain insight not only into environments of the past and present, but also the effects of human activities on future tropical benthic ecosystems. Their work has implications for cell biology, coralreef ecology, environmental management, global environmental change, evolution, paleoceanography, sedimentology and hydrocarbon exploration. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpre serve.org.Guided hike setST. PETERSBURG A guided hike will be offered Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 to 11 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Attendees will learn about the ecosystems and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve while going along on this free guided hike. Participants should bring water and a snack. A hat and closed-toe shoes also are recommended. The hike is best for ages 6 and older. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org.Great Weedon Bird Quest setST. PETERSBURG The Great Weedon Bird Quest will be Friday, Dec. 9, 8 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 www.weedonislandpreserve.org.Brooker to present Book TimeTARPON SPRINGS Book Time at Brooker will be offered Thursdays, Nov. 17, Dec. 1, 8, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Designed for children ages 3 to 5, this free program connects attendees to the wonders of the natural world. In addition to hearing a great story, children will participate in a craft, game or other hands-on activity related to the story that is read. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Call 582-2100 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org.
Faith and family 17A Beacon, November 17, 2011 Church And Temple DirectoryS110311 Friday Sabbath services 7pm17th St. & 29th Ave., St. Pete. 345-7777 www.jewishheritage.net/Email: email@example.com 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 ChurchSunday School 9:15 a.m. WORSHIP 10:00 a.m.Pastor J. Michael Hargrave623118771 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 Church397-0806 www.heirsofpromise.com Bible Foundations Class Nursery Contemporary Worship PrayerSunday Service................................................10:30 AM Childrens 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)8:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. Traditional Worship(Sanctuary) 9:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.Nursery providedSunday School 9:30 a.m.110311Bible Study Monday at 7 p.m. & Friday at 9:30 a.m.Tell the Public About Your Services Call 397-5563 PATHWAYSCOMMUNITY CHURCHFRIDAY 7:15pm SATURDAY 7pm SUNDAY 9am & 10:30am MONDAY Celebrate Recovery 7pmWWW.PATHWAYSCC.COM801SEMINOLEBLVD.LARGO, FL33770727-397-4707090811 Ministries and Services for Children, Youth, Young Adults, Seniors, Deaf and Hurts of All Kinds PATHWAYSCOMMUNITY CHURCHFRIDAY 7:15pm SATURDAY 7pm SUNDAY 9am & 10:30am MONDAY Celebrate Recovery 7pmWWW.PATHWAYSCC.COM801SEMINOLEBLVD.LARGO, FL33770727-397-4707090811 Ministries and Services for Children, Youth, Young Adults, Seniors, Deaf and Hurts of All Kinds Advanced Bay Area Medical Associates Internal Medicine & Infectious Disease Primary Care Adult and Womens HealthSeminole 8207 113thStreet 397-3991 St. Petersburg 1700 66thStreet N. 384-2479 Accepting Medicare and most Major Insurance Plans New Patients Welcome Hablamos Espaol82511Jeffrey R. 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Engagements Engagements Dromm-Sapp Danielle Dromm of Largo and Daniel Sapp of Palm Harbor will be married in the fall of 2013 in Seminole.Church news Paradise LutheranTREASURE ISLAND The third annual fitness walk will take place Saturday, Nov. 19, at Paradise Lutheran Church, 10255 Paradise Blvd. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the church. Sponsored by Thrivent Financial, the free event will include two routes: a one-mile route through Paradise Island and a 5K walk to the beach, with a rest break at the sand-sculpting exhibit. Both walks will end at the church where participants will be rewarded with refreshments and certificates of completion.Calvary EpiscopalINDIAN ROCKS BEACH An Advent quiet morning will be offered Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 a.m., at Calvary Episcopal Church, 1615 First St. Retired Bishop Barry Howe will be the spiritual leader. This will be a morning of quiet prayer and meditation that will enable local Christians to incorporate the good news of Advent more deeply into their lives. All are invited to take part in this time of peace and joy.Unitarian Universalists of ClearwaterCLEARWATER A concert featuring classical Indian music will be presented Saturday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m., at the Octagon Arts Center, Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road. Musicians will include Nirmala Rajasekar on the veena, a South Indian stringed instrument; and Tanjore Murugaboopathy and Venupuri Srinivas on Indian percussion instruments. Rajasekar is a world-renowned Carnatic veena virtuoso, vocalist and educator of South Indian music. She has given performances all over the world and is a recipient of many awards and honors including a McKnight fellowship, a Bush artistic fellowship, and Rotary Vocational Excellence award. Rajasekar has created collaborative projects with other musical traditions including western classical and jazz. Her musical genius has been featured internationally at Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, Music Academy Madras, Rumi Festival, Konya Turkey, Musee Rietburg Zurich, Switzerland and for the BBC in Bristol, England. Murugaboopathi is one of the foremost mridangam players of today. He has accompanied prominent Indian vocalists and renowned instrumentalists. Srinivas is a child prodigy who started playing percussion instruments at age 2. He and his wife manage a center for Indian classic dance and music in Tampa. A love offering will be collected. The requested amount will be $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and older. Call Abhi or Lalitha Janamanchi at 723-7252 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Church of the Isles United Church of ChristINDIAN ROCKS BEACH The Womens Fellows will host its annual Christmas Festival on the Isles Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Church of the Isles United Church of Christ, 200 24th Ave. There will be gifts to buy, Christmas cards, baked goods, cookies and a luncheon with Christmas caroling. Admission is free.Pet briefs SPCA Tampa Bay receives Toyota SiennaAutoway Toyota presented a new Toyota Sienna to SPCA Tampa Bay on Nov. 10 as part of the Toyota 100 Cars for Good program. Supporting the nonprofit organizations mission to be community leaders in animal advocacy, the new vehicle will be used to transport sick and injured stray animals requiring emergency medical care. The Sienna also will be deployed to assist in cruelty investigations of distressed animals. The Toyota 100 Cars for Good program has awarded 100 vehicles over the course of 100 days to 100 deserving nonprofit organizations nationwide based on votes from the public. The program was launched as a Facebook-enabled philanthropy initiative, which engaged supporters of these charities through its Facebook application. Each day for 100 days, five organizations were profiled on the Facebook page and the one with the most votes at the end of the day was awarded a car. The 400 runners-up each received $1,000. We are huge animal supporters at Autoway Toyota, so we were absolutely thrilled that the SPCA Tampa Bay was chosen to receive this Toyota Sienna, said David Bertoncini, sales manager at Autoway Toyota, in a press release. Its not a rare sight to see our customers car shopping with mans best friend at their side, which we welcome and enjoy. We want to do everything we can to help the SPCA Tampa Bay give animals a brighter life than theyve had. We are honored to be able to take part in this day. In addition to delivering the Sienna to the SPCA Tampa Bay, Autoway Toyota is filling the van with items from the organizations wish list, such as pet food, toys and other supplies. On the day of the event, the community is invited to bring their own furry friends and supply donations to the dealership for the SPCA Tampa Bay, which also will have cats and dogs available for adoption. We are incredibly thankful for Toyotas donation and for the support of Pinellas County residents, said Martha Boden, CEO, SPCA Tampa Bay. In the last five years weve responded to more than 10,000 animal emergency assistance calls, driving over 500,000 miles in Pinellas County with our service vehicles. Winning a new Toyota enables our team to use reliable transportation as we help save lives and return injured animals to their worried owners.SPCA extends Saturday hoursLARGO SPCA Tampa Bay recently expanded its Saturday service hours to the public. The extended hours on the agencys busiest day of the week can help more animals find their forever homes. Being open longer on Saturdays gives families needed time to make the right adoption choice, said Martha Boden, CEO at SPCA Tampa Bay, in a press release. We want to encourage people to seek out SPCA Tampa Bay for all their pet-related needs: adopt a new pet, obtain behavior training, take informative tours or shop at the Pet Boutique. The SPCA management team set the public hours after careful consideration of visitor patterns. Weekday hours also have been changed to open later and allow staff to accommodate visitors who need a little extra help at closing time. According to Boden, the change in hours marks the beginning of new programs for 2012, and a new twist to existing offerings.
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This years outdoor celebration will feature Seven Nations, NeedFire, Lucid Druid and Druid Roots. Admission is free. Parking is $15. Visit www.dunedinhighland games.com/celtfest.html. Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19-20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Main Street, Dunedin. Admission is free. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet some of the countrys finest artists and crafters and shop for items such as ceramic planters, functional pottery and handmade jewelry. Visit www.artfestival.com. An Ideal Husband, by Oscar Wilde, presented by American Stage Theatre Company, Nov. 18 through Dec. 24, in the Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N., St. Petersburg. Performances are Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Call 823-7529 or visit www.ameri canstage.org. Other events around the area:Seminole Proud to be an American performed by the Suncoast Singers of Florida, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2012, at Faith Presbyterian Church, 11501 Walker Ave. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. by the Honduras Mission team with a portion of the proceeds going to their cause. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 each for dinner and concert or $16 each for the concert only. Advance reservations available through Jan. 24 for dinner and concert; and through Jan. 28 for concert only. Call 399-0599. Visit www.suncoastsingers.com. Broadway Today performed by the Suncoast Singers of Florida, Sunday, April 14, 2012, at Faith Presbyterian Church, 11501 Walker Ave. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. by the Honduras Mission team with a portion of the proceeds going to their cause. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 each for dinner and the show or $16 each for the concert only. Advance reservations available through April 9 for dinner and concert; and through April 14 for concert only. Call 399-0599. Visit www.suncoastsingers.com.Treasure Island Sanding Ovations, Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 17-20, on the beach at 107th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard. The 2011 Masters Cup Professional Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival will feature arts and crafts, performances from Danny Gokey, Rocket Man and Charlie Morris; a childrens area and a fireworks display. For information and an event scheduled, call 547-4575 or visit www.mytreasureisland.org. Three Dog Night Friday, Nov. 18, 8 p.m., at The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 a person. Call 367-4511 or visit www.theclubti.com. 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After two highly acclaimed selfreleased albums in 2010, Lynne a fiercely independent musician is back in the studio working on a new album writing, recording and producing the collection herself. Revelation Road promises to be her most personal album ever. It will be released on Oct. 18 by the independent label she founded, Everso Records, which is distributed by Fontana. Jason Bonhams Led Zeppelin Experience Friday, Nov. 18, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road. Tickets range from $39.50 to $59.50. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available at $160 and will include a premium seat and meet-and-greet opportunity. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. A year after launching the first leg of his Led Zeppelin tribute tour, Bonham has unveiled plans to keep Led Zeppelin Experience on the road. The musicians concerts for the ongoing homage to his late father, the famed Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, include a return to Ruth Eckerd Hall. In addition to Bonham on drums and James Dylan on vocals, the band features guitarist Tony Catania, keyboardist Stephen Leblanc and bassist Michael Devin. The group launched its initial Led Zeppelin Experience Tour in fall 2010 as a sort of traveling musical memorial of the 30th anniversary of the elder Bonhams death. The tour focuses not only on the music of Led Zeppelin, but also on Bonhams memories of his father and experiences with the band. The Alexander String Quartet Friday, Nov. 18, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Tickets range from $37 to $45. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Among the worlds premier ensembles for nearly three decades, this quartet has been described as resilient enough to take inspiring risks and sophisticated enough to see them through with imaginative sensitivity. Widely admired for their interpretations of Beethoven, Clearwater native Paul Yarbrough and his colleagues of quartet will present an all-Beethoven evening. Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 18-20, at Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd.; and Marriott Suites on Sand Key, 1201 Gulf Blvd. The annual event will feature bands such as Barbary Coast Dixieland Band, Bill Allreds Classic Jazz Band, Wallys Warehouse Waifs, Cornet Chop Suey, The Midiri Brothers and Dave Bennett and the Festival All-Stars. A weekend badge costs $100. Daily badges for Friday and Sunday are $40. Daily badges for Saturday are $50. Call Bette Marnell at 536-0064 or visit www.jazzclassic.net. Pine Valleys Hottest Saturday, Nov. 19, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Clearwater Country Club, 525 N. Betty Lane. Participating actors from All My Children include Walt Willey (Jackson Montgomery), Jordi Vilasuso (Griffin Castillo), Darnell Williams (Jessee Hubbard) and Vincent Irizarry (David Hayward). This luncheon will include a meetand-greet, autograph session and an opportunity to take pictures. Attendees also may bid to win a dinner with the stars. 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Expires 12-15-11Indoor & Outdoor Drinking & Dining F F R R E E E E !1 1 0 0 % % O O F F F F Fresh Fried Onion Rings AppetizerEntire Bill Annual Celtic Festival set in Dunedin By LEE CLARK ZUMPEDUNEDIN The annual Dunedin Celtic Festival will be Saturday, Nov. 19, noon to 9:30 p.m., at Highlander Park, Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road Attendees will hear plenty of Celtic music with both an afternoon and evening show scheduled. The event also will feature food, drink and Celtic craft vendors along with a family-friendly atmosphere. Music has always served as the centerpiece of the festival, attracting both established and emerging acts. This years featured Celtic rock bands will include the ever-popular Seven Nations as well as NeedFire, Lucid Druid and Druid Roots. The event also will feature performances by three Dunedin pipe and drum corps and highland and Irish dancers. There will be food and drink vendors along with Celtic craft vendors. The members of Seven Nations pride themselves on the fact that they are not your fathers Celtic band, as the groups website states. Like the citys annual Highland Games in the spring, the Celtic Festival reflects the rich American and Scottish heritage of Dunedins founding fathers. The festival helps secure and promote its colorful past and reminds residents and visitors alike of its connection to Scotland. In commemoration of its ancestral ties, Dunedin selected Stirling, Scotland, and Summerside, Prince Edward Island as its sister cities.Celtic musicSeven Nations is known for a passionate, tender and rollicking style that encompasses everything from roots and traditional folk to dance and fusion-rock. The band is also famous for a relentless touring schedule, sometimes spending more than 300 days a year on the road. Touring full-time since 1994, Seven Nations has performed in Europe, Canada, Puerto Rico, and virtually every state in the United States. They performed an entire show with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra at the Dublin Irish Festival as well as performing at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, a New Years Eve concert at Scotlands Royal Mile and at the New York City Marathon. The name Seven Nations refers to the seven nations of the Celtic world, now known as Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Gallaecia. In addition to their two sets at the Dunedin Celtic Festival, Seven Nations will perform Friday, Nov. 18, 9 p.m., at Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave. Take rock guitars, bass and drums and mix them with soaring bagpipes and reeling Celtic fiddle: Thats Needfire. The band strives to invigorate vintage Celtic music by infusing an adrenalin rush straight out of the heart of rock and roll. We take traditional Celtic melodies and instrumentation and bring them into a modern context, the band writes on its website. We blend multiple styles of music and instruments into a unique style that has made us one of todays most distinctive and original bands. Band members include Brad Madison, Highland bagpipes, uilleann pipes, guitars and melodica; Jacob Frasier, drum kit, percussion and vocals; Magen Miller, fiddle, piano, accordion and vocals; Ed Walewski, bass, mandolin, dulcimer and recorder; and Kevin Hanlon, electric and acoustic guitars and vocals. Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Needfire formed in 2004. The bands Long Lonesome Tour in 2010 took them from Florida to California and from Texas to Ontario. Clearwaters own Lucid Druid will bring their self-described eclectic world-fusion music to the festival, headed by two-time world champion bagpiper Adam Quinn. Lucid Druid dates back to 2003. Initially, the band showcased their brand of eclectic Celtic fusion almost exclusively on stage at the Dunedin Brewery. Since the early days, the bands prominence has experienced phenomenal growth and they have earned a devoted following. Lucid Druid frequently serves as a featured act at local and regional music festivals, including the Dunedin Celtic Festival, St. Petersburg FolkFest, Paralounge Drum Festival in Silver Springs, Friday Extra Concert Series in Tampa and the Safety Harbor Concert Series. Quinn is one of five core members of Lucid Druid who seamlessly blend the sounds of bagpipes, guitar, stringed bass, didgeridoo and Scottish snare with a variety of African drums to create a unique, innovative and fresh sound. According to the bands official bio, Quinn has been playing bagpipes and composing music for more than 25 years. Taking advantage of the musical programs offered in Dunedin schools, he studied bagpipes, clarinet and piano performance. He was only 19 when he began a two-year stint as a musician at Tokyo Disneyland in Japan. Later, he was part of a bagpipe trio at Floridas Epcot Center. Lucid Druids lineup of talented musicians includes Quinn on bagpipes, degerpipes, shuttlepipes, didgeridoo, clarinet and piano; Steve Turner on ashikos, djembes, drums, didgeridoos and various percussion; Joe Porter on upright bass and electric bass; Doug White on Scottish snare, drums, roto-tams, bongos and various percussion; and Sebastian Deledda on guitars. In March, Lucid Druid celebrated the release of their CD Cernunnos with a performance at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Druid Roots, relative newcomers to the Celtic music scene, combines the talents of Scottish singer/songwriter James Smith and multi-instrumental Irish Bohemian Daniel Joseph ORyan. Completing the trinity is organic percussionist Joel Jadus MacSweeney. According to the bands Facebook page, the three musicians seek to create an altogether new blend of Celtic, bluegrass and world music. Druid Roots brings to the stage no less than six string guitars, eight string mandolins, Irish whistles, modern Scottish and medieval German bagpipes. The instruments set the tone for Druid Roots traditional and original songs. Admission is free. Parking will cost $15. Coolers, pets, beach umbrellas and pop-up tents will not be permitted in the park. The Celtic Festival is a benefit concert for Dunedins Scottish bands. The festival is promoted, organized, managed and operated by the Dunedin Highland Games and Festival Committee Inc., a nonprofit corporation. Visit www.dunedinhighland games.com.Seven Nations returns to perform two sets at this years Celtic Festival in Dunedin.
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The 21st annual Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic will run Friday through Sunday, Nov. 18-20, at Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd.; and Marriott Suites on Sand Key, 1201 Gulf Blvd. A weekend badge costs $100. Daily badges for Friday and Sunday are $40. Badges for Saturday are $50. For information, call Bette Marnell at 536-0064 or visit www.jazzclassic.net. The annual festival will feature a sizzling mix of classic and contemporary jazz, swing, blues, soul, ragtime and Cajun/Zydeco music. There will be swing dancing, a Sunday gospel service, and a post festival mixer for those who want the party to last a little longer. Other special events will include a parasol parade, clarinet clambake, banjo and washboard extravaganza, festival divas, piano presentations and jam sessions. Attendees will have an opportunity to see dozens of bands, with an estimated 130 sets expected to be played by artists such as Barbary Coast Dixieland Band, Bill Allreds Classic Jazz Band, Wallys Warehouse Waifs, Cornet Chop Suey, The Midiri Brothers and Dave Bennett and the Festival All-Stars. We expect this years festival will be our biggest and best yet, said Joan Dragon, festival director, in a press release. Not only will we have several bands that are rated in the Top 5 nationally by festival audiences, but were featuring the Mickey Finn Show, which has been a national treasure since entertaining audiences in San Diego for 14 years, 24 years at Las Vegas and four years on national television. The Mickey Finn Show also is considered a leading attraction on cruises, at regional performing arts and cultural centers, at special events and at major musical events from coast to coast. As it has in past years, swing dancing will again be part of the festival. Hosted by Sam Mahfoud and the Swing Time Dancers from Gulfport, a swing dance featuring select festival bands will be presented Friday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. to closing. A limited number of tickets are available at $18. The city of Clearwaters proclamation noted that this years festival marks a milestone. Sonny LaRosa and Americas Youngest Jazz Band will celebrate their 20th consecutive year of performing at the festival. LaRosas band is one of the most unique and professionally sounding swing and jazz bands of its kind in the world. The outfit won a gold medal at the International Music Festival and was the youngest jazz band ever to be invited to perform at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. LaRosa, a trumpet player and jazz musician originally from New York City, leads a 23-piece band of 4to 13-year-olds. The band includes full sax, brass and rhythm sections. LaRosa, who has been working with talented young Clearwater musicians for 34 years, creates special arrangements for his band. Seeking to keep the big band tradition alive, LaRosa encourages all children of this age group to get involved in jazz music.Festival scheduleThe music will start Friday, Nov. 18, noon, and will continue until midnight. Saturdays schedule will run 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sundays activities will kick off with a gospel service at 9 a.m. Music will continue Sunday until the festival finale at the Sheraton, set for 4:15 to 5 p.m. Following the finale, guests may select to attend the AfterGlow Mixer and dinner buffet at Rustys Restaurant. Bands will be playing at several venues including Jakes Place, High Society Hall and Condons Corner, all at the Sheraton Hotel; and Al Downing Hall and the New Orleans Room, at Marriott Suites. The Mickey Finn Show will be presented Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m., at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, 521 S. Gulfview Blvd. A limited number of tickets will be available for the general public at $20 a person. BandsFollowing is a rundown of some of the festival highlights: Tom Rigney and Flambeau Rigney, a violinist and composer, joined with some of the finest musicians on the San Francisco roots music scene to form Tom Rigney and Flambeau. In their second decade performing together, Flambeau showcases Rigneys passionate, virtuoso fiddling. The band specializes in Cajun and zydeco twosteps, blues and funky New Orleans grooves. Bill Allreds Classic Jazz Band More than 20 years ago, Bill Allreds Classic Jazz Band was born in Orlando, founded by a group of former musicians of Walt Disney World and Rosie OGradys. After performing at a number of regional jazz festivals, they solidified their sound when they realized there was a niche for their signature little big band style. The band has released more than a dozen albums. Barbary Coast Dixieland Band Established in 1967, the Barbary Coast Dixieland Band has performed everywhere from paddlewheel boats and state fairs to Nagasaki, Japan. Led by left-handed banjo and guitar player Dick Petersen, the band features six talented musicians who play 18 instruments. Dave Bennett and the Festival All-Stars This young Michigan clarinetist has earned a reputation playing in a style and sound inspired by his personal hero, Benny Goodman. Bennett has led his sextet to concerts and festivals around the country. Rose Bilal and the Stars of Jazz Bilal boasts a varied and unique talent, having performed on the stage, in clubs and restaurants and at motivational speaking engagements. A jazz vocalist and entertainer, she recorded Guess Who I Saw Today, a solo CD, at KDAT See JAZZ, page 5B
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The DescendantsGenre: Drama and comedy Cast: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Mary Birdsong, Nick Krause and Judy Greer Director: Alexander Payne Rated: R From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscarwinning Sideways, set in Hawaii, The Descendants is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the familys land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries.The LieGenre: Drama Cast: Joshua Leonard, Jess Weixler, Jane Adams, Mark Webber and Gerry Bednob Director: Joshua Leonard Rated: R When they first met, Lonnie and Clover were young idealists, but an unplanned baby forced them to flip the script. Lonnie put his music on hold and got a lousy job. And now Clover is abandoning her activism for an opportunity in the corporate world. Drowning in disappointments, Lonnie decides he needs some time off work to reexamine his life. He calls in sick, but his abusive boss demands he show up or get fired. Lonnie panics and tells a shocking lie to justify his absence and once the lie is out, theres no going back. Now, its only a matter of time before the grenade hes thrown on his life explodes and Lonnie is suddenly pushed to figure out who he is, what he wants, and just maybe, what it means to be a father.TomboyGenre: Foreign Cast: Zoe Heran, Malonn Levana, Jeanne Disson, Sophie Cattani and Mathieu Demy Director: Celine Sciamma Not rated In Tomboy, filmmaker Cline Sciammas second feature, a family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure (Zo Heran) and 6-year-old Jeanne (Malonn Lvana), moves to a new suburban neighborhood during the summer holidays. With her Jean Seberg haircut and tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids, and decides to pass herself off as Mikael, a boy different enough to catch the attention of the leader of the pack, Lisa (Jeanne Disson), who becomes smitten. At home with her parents (Mathieu Demy and Sophie Cattani) and girlie younger sister, she is Laure: hanging out with her new pals and girlfriend, she is Mikael. OPENING, from page 1BProductions in Tampa. Cornet Chop Suey Named after a Louis Armstrong composition, Cornet Chop Suey has released eight CDs today, including their Saint Louis Armstrong, featuring songs they perform in their Louis Armstrong show. The band includes Brian Casserly on trumpet, Tom Tucker on comet, Jerry Epperson on reeds, Brett Stamps on trombone, Paul Reed on piano, Jay Hungerford on bass and John Gillick on drums. Louis Ford & His New Orleans Flairs Ford is a secondgeneration musician. Following in the footsteps of his father, Clarence Ford, he is an accomplished clarinetist and saxophonist and he is dedicated to the preservation of jazz. Valerie Gillespie At age 8, Gillespie picked up a saxophone for the first time. She landed her first paid gig at 14 and shes been playing ever since. Shes performed with everyone from Chick Corea and Rosemary Clooney to Ray Charles and Belinda Womack. The Midiri Brothers Jazz Band Since graduating from Glassboro State College in the 1980s, the Midiri Brothers have made jazz and classical music the focus of their lives. Initially, they worked the concert circuit in Philadelphia, New York and Atlantic City. They accepted an invitation to open the Great Connecticut Jazz Festival an event they return to often. Expanding their horizons, they have appeared at many west coast jazz festivals including Mammoth Lakes Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, The Pismo Jubilee By The Sea Jazz Fest, Redwood Coast Music Fest and Sun Valley Swing-n-Dixie Jazz Jubilee. The Original Wildcat Jass Band Hailing from Arizona, the Original Wildcat Jass Band is known for traditional New Orleans and Chicago jazz. On stage, the outfit strives to perform in a spirit and style that is true to its musical roots. Their new CD, Minor Drag, is available on the New Vintage Label. Thats just a sampling of the bands festival-goers will have an opportunity to see perform at the Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic. Other bands scheduled to appear include: Betty Comora and Mike Evans Bob Draga Eddie Graham & Friends High Sierra Jazz Band Jazz Juvenocracy The Kelly/Scott Quintet Sonny LaRosa and Americas Youngest Jazz Band Bob Leary The Naples Dixieland Jazz Band Paulette Pepper Rhythm & Rhyme Jonathan Russell Tarpon Springs High School Jazz Ensemble Wallys Warehouse Waifs Swing Time Dancers Suncoast Classic Jazz Inc. anticipates the festival will draw between 6,500 and 7,000 jazz music fans to Sand Key, with a significant number traveling to Pinellas from outside the Tampa Bay area and from around the country. We could not produce the Classic each year without the efforts of some 200 volunteers and the generous support provided by all our sponsors, Dragon said. According to the festival director, sponsors and benefactors contribute from $300 to more than $3,000 each, enabling the organization to provide more support to student scholarships and community programs. 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Visit www.dunedinhighlandgames.com/celtfest.html. Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19-20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Main Street. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet some of the countrys finest artists and crafters. Work will include botanical hotplates, ceramic planters, functional pottery, hair accessories, handmade jewelry pieces as well as an expansive green market. Visit www.artfestival.com.Gulfport Third Saturday Art Walk Saturday, Nov. 19, 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 districts 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 mini-classes with master glass blower Jackie Ballard and the IAC team. For information, visit www.gulfportma.com.Largo First Friday, Friday, Dec. 2, 6 to 11 p.m., on First Avenue Southwest in downtown Largo between Clearwater-Largo Road and Ridge Road. This months theme will be Largos Winter Wonderland Festival. Attendees will have an opportunity to have their picture taken with Santa and dance to live rock n roll and Christmas music. The event will feature food, art and craft vendors as well as magic performers, Christmas carolers and other street performers. Peace Frog Saturday, Dec. 10, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets are $24 in advance and $29 the day of the show. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Peace Frog, the ultimate Doors tribute band, recreates the primal, poetic atmosphere of a vintage Doors concert. The band also will celebrate the first anniversary of Morrisons pardon requested by Governor Charlie Crist. Crist suggested the possibility of a posthumous pardon for Morrison, which was approved unanimously by the state clemency board on Dec. 9, 2010. Sunday Matinee Music Program Series Sunday, Dec. 11, at Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. The featured entertainment will be a Holiday Show with the Florida Suncoast Barbershop Chorus. Each show in the series will feature a meal, live entertainment and dancing. Dinner is served at 3:30 p.m. Entertainment starts at 4 p.m. Dancing follows the entertainment from 6 to 10 p.m. A cash bar is available. Advance tickets are $12 for dinner and show; $18 for dinner, show and dance; or $8 for the dance only. Dinner tickets must be purchased by the Wednesday prior to the show. Call 518-3131 or visit LargoCommunityCen ter.com.Palm Harbor The 37th annual Harbor Art, a fine arts and crafts festival, Dec. 3-4, on Florida Avenue in historic Palm Harbor. Presented by the Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce, the festival will feature master woodworkers; jewelry makers, stained glass artisans and pastel, oil and acrylic painters. Hours will be Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www.palmharborcc.org.Pinellas Park Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra, Sunday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N. Admission is free but donations are accepted. The orchestra performs music selections including light classical, show tunes and pop. The orchestras season runs October through April. Call 415-9650 or visit www.pinellasparko rchestra.com. Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ Performance, Tuesday, 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.St. Petersburg Stolen Idols Friday, Nov. 18, 8 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N. Tickets are $12. Call 822-3590 or visit www.mypal ladium.org. An instrumental quintet of players with eclectic musical backgrounds, Stolen Idols specialize in Latin jazz and exotica, the mid-century tropical mood music pioneered by Martin Denny and Les Baxter. Its the soundtrack of a Madmenstyle bachelor pad. Stolen Idols include Drew Farmer on piano; Kent Oldfield on vibes, marimba and percussion; Alex Pasut on acoustic bass; and Scott Bihorel and Jim Stewart on percussion. Point Blank, Friday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., in the Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium at Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave. S. The film will be shown as part of the colleges International Cinema Series. This exhilaratingly intense French thriller is about a male nurse who saves the wrong guys life and finds himself caught up in a war between gangsters and policeman when all he wants to do is keep his pregnant wife safe. Directed by Fred Cavaye, the film is in French with English subtitles. An Ideal Husband, by Oscar Wilde, presented by American Stage Theatre Company, Nov. 18 through Dec. 24, in 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. Ticket prices vary. Call 823-7529 or visit www.americanstage.org. In An Ideal Husband, fate catches up to Government Minister Sir Robert Chiltern when a mysterious woman produces a letter which reveals a past misdeed and a choice must be made between public scandal and the private shame of his wife. This work is a perfect mix of Wilde wit and intrigue and resonates amazingly with our modern point and click scandal of the moment culture. Tribute to Little Walter Saturday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N. Call 822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org. Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones will back a lineup of blues harmonica masters in a musical tribute to father of the modern blues harmonica and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Little Walter Jacobs. The lineup will feature Steve Guyger, Dennis Gruenling, Ernie Locke, Tony Smith, Kevin McInerney and Steve Scott as well as special guest Steve Arvey. The Chuck Ross and the Backtrack Blues Band will open the show with a short set. Gary Puckett and Tommy Mara Saturday, Nov. 26, 8 p.m., at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N. Tickets range from $30 to $100. Call 822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org. Attendees will welcome in the holidays with this benefit show for Toys for Tots. Presented by Richard Nader, the show will feature hit-maker Gary Puckett and the Union Gap Band along with Tommy Mara and The Crests. In a special opening performance, Amanda Nikka Puyot will salute U.S. Armed Forces. The Future, Friday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m., in the Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium at Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave. S. The film will be shown as part of the colleges International Cinema Series. When an aimless couple decides to adopt a cat, they realize that there is no turning back and that their future is now. They decide its time to make some real changes in their life. Miranda Julys latest film is at once whimsical and devastating in its reflections on love, relationships, gender, animality, and the temporality of existence. Directed by Miranda July, the film is in English and Cat, dubbed into English. A Christmas Carol: The Musical, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and book by Mike Ockrent; presented by freeFall Theatre Company, Dec. 15 through Jan. 1, 2012, at freeFall, 6099 Central Ave. Performances are Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Ticket prices vary according to performance date and time. Call 498-5205 or visit www.freefalltheatre.com. Originally commissioned for Madison Square Gardens in New York, this charming adaptation of the perennial holiday classic features a soaring and inspirational score. Seven Guitars, by August Wilson, presented by American Stage Theatre Company, Jan. 20 through Feb. 26, 2012, in 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. Ticket prices vary. Call 823-7529 or visit www.americanstage.org. Floyd Barton is a natural musician with a hit song and, in the expansive atmosphere after World War II, he dreams of the big time. But as the play begins, his wife and friends mourn his death. In Wilsons only play constructed in flashback, Seven Guitars takes us back to explore what happened. Who killed Floyd Barton, but more importantly, why? This play contains mature subject matter and language. Becky Shaw, by Gina Gionfriddo, presented by freeFall Theatre Company, Feb. 2-19, 2012, at freeFall, 6099 Central Ave. Performances are Thursday, 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Ticket prices vary according to performance date and time. Call 498-5205 or visit www.freefalltheatre.com. Starting with a fateful blind date, Becky and Max are subjected to a series of comically unfortunate events. Red, by Jonathan Logan, presented by American Stage Theatre Company, March 16 through May 6, 2012, in 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. Ticket prices vary. Call 823-7529. LOOKING AHEAD, from page 2B