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Get the scoop about all the new movies opening in theaters. See Diversions.... Page 1B.The Heat, White House Down open this weekend in Pinellas Volume XXXV,No. 12 June 27, 2013 www.TBNweekly.com 011713Lowest Mortgages In Fifty Years!727-394-2265Theres No Place Like Home. 13611 Park Blvd. Suite G, Seminole 475-7866Look for our ad in this edition!62013Nadia ONeal, D.D.S., P.A. Call Today For All Your Dental Needs 062713Hearing Loss? Get Your Independence Back by the 4th of July!CALL TODAYto schedule your appointment to receive these FREE SERVICES: FREE Hearing Consultation FREE Clean & Check of Current Hearing Aids 30-Day Trial FREE Demo of the Newest Digital Technology727-393-3775 3 Locations to Serve YouSeminole St. Petersburg Clearwater VIEWPOINTSDebra SaundersPresident learns from Egypt and Libya events, columnist says. Page 11A. Kids Triathlon set to go in Seminole By BRIAN GOFFTry it. Youll like it. That is clearly the message from the organizers and past participants of the Recreation Departments Tri If You Dare Kids Triathlon, held this year on Sunday, June 30. This will be the ninth year of the triathlon, which is open to kids ages 5 to 15. It was started to provide kids with a healthy alternative for summertime activity, said Jim Sheets, the events race director since it began in 2005. A lot of sports shut down for the summer, so this is a good alternative for that. Each year there is room for 325 participants and every summer the event has no trouble attracting this number of children. There is good reason for that, Sheets said. The triathlon encompasses everything a kid loves to do. Kids love to ride their bikes, they love to swim and they love to run around. Individual sports can get boring and monotonous, but a multisport like the triathlon adds variety and excitement. The event consists of three segments. Kids of ages 5 and 6 run for 1/4 mile, bike for 1 mile and swim 25 yards. Those from ages 7 to 10 run for 1/2 mile, bike 2 miles and swim 100 yards. And ages 11 to 15 run for 1 mile, bike 4 miles and swim 150 yards. Those participating, according to Sheets, can either do it to have fun or take the competition more seriously. I would say there is a balance of competitiveness and fun, he said. This was created as an introduction to the sport, and it is still an introduction to the sport because we get new 5 and 6 year olds every year. But as they come back year after year, I can see a difference in them; I can see a change as they get older and more competitive. Alexis Stevens, 17, who first competed in the triathlon in 2007, when she was 11, was competitive with herself. I was doing it to prove a point that I could do it, she said. I wanted to prove it to myself. It turned out she not only finished, but also came in fourth in her age group and that encouraged her to participate the following year and every year after until she became too old. I thought it was fun the first time, even though I didnt train for it, she said. I wasnt much of an athlete, not a runner or a swimmer or a biker. 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See WOOD, page 4A Loving Care Pet Fair Spirit Night set for June 27 By TIFFANY RAZZANOSEMINOLE The Seminole Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with Loving Care Pet Fair to give animal lovers an early chance to support PEToberfest, a pet adoption and festival held in October. On Thursday, June 27, those wishing to support the event and organizations can present a special flyer at Chick-fil-A, 10790 Park Blvd., between 5 and 8 p.m. Fifteen percent of the sale will be donated to cause. Flyers are available at the Chamber, 7985 113th St., or Chick-fil-A. Those who present the coupon, whether at thedrive-thru or at thecounter, will also get a chance to spin a wheel to win great prizes. The fourth annual PEToberfest will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m.to 4 p.m., at Treasure Island Fun Center,7770 Seminole Blvd. In addition to pet adoption, representatives from mounted and K9 police, and pet obedience contests, there also will be food, live entertainment, face painting and more. A Yappy Hour for adults will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. Sign up at www.thelov ingcarepetefair.org to become a vendor or sponsor. Call the Chamber at 3923245 for more information about Spirit Night flyers. Daniel Wood, SHS band director, steps down By BRAD RICHARDSONAfter 14 years, Daniel Chip Wood IV, one of Pinellas Countys top music directors, has stepped down from his role with the Seminole High School Warhawk band to pursue the next step of his professional music career: his masters degree. Wood will attend either the University of South Florida or the University of West Florida for his masters degree in Education Leadership. The school has named Gerard Madrinan, a SHS alumni and formerly the assistant music director at the school, as Woods replacement. For Wood, this decision has been on his mind for some time. I have been very blessed with the kids that I have had in the program for the past 14 years, said Wood. There are days that it didnt dawn on me at all that this would be my last time [with them.] But with the final rehearsals with the ensembles, it kind of dawned on me the x amount of hours left. I stressed to the kids about it being a good time of music making and performance. Throughout his years at Seminole, Wood always sought the next step in his life and his career. After meeting his wife, Kay, through the marching band program, and starting a family, he continued to think about what to do next. Going back to school was always a certainty. I know where I am right now with my career and I knew that if I didnt do it soon I wouldnt be able to do it at all, he said. It had been on my mind back and forth for a little while. When you are with a program like Seminole, there is always another stone unturned. I had done a lot and I just felt like maybe this was the time to work on a masters degree, have a slight break and teach at an elementary. Wood has brought accolades to the SHS program, along with creating new ensembles to add to the programs growing repertoire. Since 1999 to 2013, the Warhawk marching band has been a Bands of America regional finalist 20 times, the Class 3A Regional Champion four times and a four-time Bands of America Grand National semi-finalist. They have been crowned Grand Champion in both District 4A and 5A FMBC State Championships and have received consistent superior performance ratings by music adjudicators in the Florida Bandmasters Association in Marching Band, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band. In 2003, the Warhawk Marching band became the first marching band in the state of Florida to receive the prestigious John Phillip Sousa Sudler Shield Award. But throughout the 14 years and all the accolades that he has received with the program, Wood attributes the bands success to the support of the Seminole community and high school. Both allowed the program to grow to new heights and shape a tradition of excellence that had long been set forth, even before he became its director. Graduating from Lakewood High School, Wood went to the University of Florida and received his bachelors degree in music education in 1994. In addition to being a member of the USF Wind Ensemble, the UF Gator Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, and Gainesville Chamber Orchestra, he was a member of the Suncoast Sound Drum and Bugle Corps. Before Wood was able to take the Warhawk band to new heights, he worked with the percussion ensembles under the tutelage of Dr. Michael Robinson, who is now the director of athletic bands/assistant director of bands at the University of Georgia. He helped the program produce music for award-winning marching band field shows as Appalachian Springs, Miss Saigon and Western Images. Woods first teaching job came in 1994, when he became the director of bands at East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs. During Woods time at East Lake, Rick Misenti, the schools principal, saw the motivation and high standards he would set with his students. He also noted how Wood never missed a step, even if he noticed a note or formation on the field wasnt correct. He was the consummate professional, said Misenti. He had a great rapport with his students and the families that supported his program. It didnt matter if it was on stage during a concert or rehearsing in the back parking lot till 10 oclock at night, he gave that program his all. And he had more things to offer kids in the field of music than anyone I have ever encountered as a principal in Pinellas County. After former Seminole director John Davis left the band in 1999, Wood applied to become new band director and assumed the role that summer. By that year, the bands reputation on a competitive level began to grow. Between 20012005 the band had its top competitive years at Bands of America competitions throughout the state of Florida and on the national level. But Wood felt Above, participants in a previous Kids Triathlon race to the finish line. The next such event will be held Sunday. Right, Ryan VanMiddlesworth hops on his bike during a past Kids Triathlon competition. These events cater to ages 5 through 15 and include running, biking and swimming.Photos courtesy of JIM SHEETSSEMINOLEChamber to host womens councilThe Seminole Chamber of Commerce will hold its Womens Leadership Council Meeting on Thursday, June 27, 8 a.m., at the chamber office, 7985 113th St. N., Suite 208. . P a g e 3 A POLICECounty cracks down on contractorsThe Pinellas County Office of Consumer Protection announced results from a sting June 21 aimed at cracking down on unlicensed contractors. The suspects were found through Craigslist ads, business cards posted to bulletin boards at local businesses and phone number tear-off solicitations. . P a g e 6 A COUNTYSurface water fee moves forwardPinellas County Commissioners are poised to levy a fee to help pay for operations and maintenance of stormwater systems in unincorporated areas. Commissioners approved two items of business June 18 that pave the way to begin collecting money during the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.. . P a g e 7 A COMMUNITYIRB Historical Museum to openNearly two years ago construction began on the enlargement of the Indian Rocks Historical Museum. Now it is set to open and members of the Historical Society are confident people are going to like what they see. Invited guests had a sneak preview of the museum on Friday, June 21. The official opening of the Indian Rocks Historical Museum will be on Saturday, June 29.. . P a g e 9 A Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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For more information, contact Jim Sheets at 687-6948 or visit www.myseminole.com/tri.htmSeminole Chiefs Football and Cheerleading registration underwaySEMINOLE Registration has started for the Seminole Chiefs Football and Cheerleading fall season. Upcoming registration dates include Saturdays, July 6 and 13, 10 a.m. to noon, and Wednesdays July 10 and 17, 6 to 8 p.m. Registration will take place at the Chiefs office, 12100 90th Ave. Cost is $185 for the first child and $135 for each additional child. Parents must pay at least $55 per child at the time of registration. For more information, visit www.seminolechiefs.org.Lake Seminole Square hosts Heart and Sole Shoe DriveSEMINOLE Retired Mayor Jimmy Johnson and Councilor Jim Quinn, in conjunction with Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd., will host the Heart and Sole Shoe Drive on Monday, July 8, 10 a.m. to noon. Please bring shoes for a girl or boy ages 3 through 18. All shoes will be donated to the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 392-3932.Bauder Summer Science Camp set for JulySEMINOLE Bauder Elementary School, 12755 86th Ave. N., will hold its 12th annual Summer Science Camp Monday, July 8 through Thursday, July 11, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The camp, geared toward students in grades K through 5, will feature hands-on science activities studying earth, life and physical science, computer technology, arts and crafts, and outdoor games. Bauder teachers will be the camp counselors. Fee is $125 and includes a T-shirt. Space is limited to 125 students. All proceeds will benefit the 2013-2014 school year. Call 547-7829 for more information.Back to School/Blood Drive setSEMINOLE Direct Auto Insurance, 11208 Park Blvd., is sponsoring its second annual Back to School/Blood Drive on Thursday, July 11, noon to 4 p.m. Donations of school supplies such as paper, pencils, crayons, colored pencils, scissors and glue to be put in the backpack/book bags that will be donated to local needy students are requested. There also will be food, drinks and prizes. Drop off donations or call to have them picked up. For more information, call 392-2274.Flicks N Fins Family Fun Night plannedSEMINOLE The Seminole Recreation Division presents Flicks N Fins Family Fun Night on Friday, July 12, 7 p.m., at Seminole Aquatics, 9100 113th St. This months movie is A Dolphin Tale. Call 391-8345 for more information. Reunion planned for SHS Classes of and SEMINOLE The 25-year reunion for the Seminole High School classes of 1987 and 1988 will take place Saturday, July 13, 7 to 11 p.m., at the Marriott Sand Key Resort, 1201 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater. Tickets are $65 per person and must be purchased by June 30.Visit www.seminolehigh1988.com or call Tracey Reynolds Staack at 744-0881 for more information.Seminole Recreation offers summer specialty campsSEMINOLE Seminole Recreation is offering a variety of summer camps at the Seminole Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N. Camp specialties, dates, times and prices vary. Specialty camps include beginning and advanced racquetball, baton/cheerleading, aquatic activities, basketball, musical theater, soccer, triathlon, Okinawan karate, princess ballerina, archery, hip hop, volleyball, earth science and cheer/dance. Registration required. Must have a valid Seminole Recreation membership to participate. For information on dates and costs, call 391-8345.SYAA hosts summer soccer campsSEMINOLE The Seminole Youth Athletic Association hosts the TetraBrazil Soccer Camp Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12. at the SYAA Sports Complex, 12100 90th Ave., this summer. The camp brings Brazilian coaches to America to teach the sport. Each camper will receive a free ball, shirt and TetraBrazil game jersey. Half-day camp, 9 a.m. to noon, for ages 6 through 14 costs $148; See AROUND SEMINOLE, page 4A Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


4A Seminole Beacon, June 27, 2013and full-day camps, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for ages 6 through 14, cost $199. For more information, visit www.syaa-soccer.comLake Seminole Presbyterian Church collecting items for veteransLARGO The Service Committee of Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church will be collecting various items for the veterans of Bay Pines Hospital and also homeless veterans in accordance with its Christmas in July celebration. Deadline for donations is Sunday, July 14. For more information, call the church at 391-5509 or Linda Mowry, committee chair, at 546-4908.Kiwanis Breakfast Club meets Tuesday morningsLARGO The Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Seminole meets Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. in the third floor card room at Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd. On the second, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month, the group features speakers from different organizations. Visit kiwanisseminolebreakfast.com or call 393-8343 for more information.High schools seek mentorsSEMINOLE Osceola Fundamental High School and Seminole High School are in need of mentors for students. Training will be provided by Pinellas County Schools. A goal of a mentor is to guide, support and empower students as they begin to understand how goals, interests, values, and experiences affect academic success. For Osceola High, call Debbie Giovo at 547-7717, ext. 2002. To volunteer at Seminole High, call Ann Wilson at 547-7536, ext. 2136.Chess Club meets weeklySEMINOLE The Seminole Chess Club meets Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N. Everyone is welcome, though they should know the basics of how to play. Chess sets will be provided and there is no charge to play. Call Alan Bohrer at 748-2522 for more information. AROUND SEMINOLE, from page 3A That quickly changed and in 2011 Stevens was the second overall female. She was one of those kids who tried it and liked it. I would advise any young person to join. It is a fun thing to do, she said. They will like it more as they grow older and they will continue to want to do it. Jacob Endrulat, 18, was a longtime participant in the triathlon, and in 2010, at 15, was the overall winner of the competition. But he remembers the fun he had more than winning. It was loads of fun, he said. You get there early and have a good time. There is a big splash party, pizza and watermelon and a DJ. It is good, great exercise and it is real exhilarating. Both Stevens and Endrulat have turned their love of exercise into summer jobs, as both are now employed as lifeguards at the Recreation Center. Sheets said there is more to taking part in the triathlon than just racing and exercise. It is healthy, first and foremost, he said. It allows them the opportunity to make new friends and learn good sportsmanship. This is a life-long sport; there are competitors in their 80s still doing this. The Tri It If You Dare Triathlon begins at 7:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 30, at the Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex at 9100 113th St. N. The oldest group goes first, and then the younger groups follow as the one before finishes. The entry fee is $35 and children can sign up at the Rec Center through June 29. All participants will receive a medal for finishing and the top five finishers in each age group will receive a trophy for their accomplishment.the bands next step should be on a much larger scale. It was in 2002 during a band competition in Las Vegas, Nevada, when he was asked by then Tournament of Roses Parade president Dave Davis to apply for the Rose Bowl Parade held in Pasadena, California. The Warhawk band would become the first high school band in Pinellas County and the state of Florida to march in the internationally recognized parade watched by more than 39 million Americans every year. Misenti remembers the first time they found out; things changed for the Seminole high and the rest of the community. It was like a lid had come off the school. It was probably and arguably one of the largest community events that I have ever been a part of, Wood said. Woods capstone year came in 2013, when they would march for the second time in the 124th tournament of Roses Parade. It was the first time in the history of the school and Pinellas County where one band had a group of students that had the opportunity to march in the same parade twice. In addition to Wood leaving, other notable music teachers in the Seminole community will be making their departures. Chad Guess will be stepping down as the band director of Seminole Middle School to pursue the music directors position at Madeira Beach Fundamental Middle School. David Tagliarini, the current director at Madeira Beach, will be leaving to teach elementary music education. The 2012-2013 Seminole High School band. BAND DIRECTOR, from page 1A TRIATHLON, from page 1A Photo courtesy of JIM SHEETSJared McFadden participates in the swimming leg of a previous Kids Triathlon.Airport receives excellent annual safety reviewCLEARWATER St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport passed its Annual Federal Aviation Administration certification inspection, marking its ninth consecutive year without a single discrepancy. Also notable is PIEs six consecutive years without a vehicle/pedestrian runway incursion or infraction. The FAA issues Airport Operating Certificates to ensure safety in air transportation. An airport must agree to certain operational and safety standards and conducts inspections annually for compliance. The annual inspection reviews airport emergency planning, wildlife management, fueling operations, aircraft rescue and firefighting, employee training, runway and taxiway signage and pavement markings. The FAA reviewed the inspection with airport officials on June 19 and the airport will receive a full written report in a few weeks. The airport team has done an outstanding job ensuring that safety is our top priority and certainly has been recognized by the FAA over the last nine years with findings of no discrepancies, said Airport Director Noah Lagos. PIEs three runways, which are 9,730 feet, 5,900 feet, and 4,000 feet, and the taxiways are operated and maintained by the airport. The airport is a department of Pinellas County Government and the Airport Rescue Firefighting Station is operated as a division of the airport. St. Pete-Clearwater International served more than 865,000 passengers in 2012, a 4 percent increase over the prior year. May 2013 marked a 28 percent increase in monthly passengers over the prior May. Additionally, operations in general aviation increased, with yearto date operations up 13 percent.Sunstar Paramedics earn accreditation for operationsLARGO Pinellas Countys Sunstar Paramedics recently received accreditation from the Commission of Accreditation of Ambulance Services. East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System Emergency Medical Services announced that CAAS had accredited all five of the companys divisions, including the Pinellas County branch. CAAS is an independent commission that established a comprehensive series of standards for the ambulance service industry. CAAS accreditation signifies that an EMS service has met the gold standard determined by the ambulance industry to be essential in a modern emergency medical services provider. These standards often exceed those established by state or local regulation. The CAAS standards are designed to increase operational efficiency and clinical quality, while decreasing risk and liability to the organization. In addition to the CAAS accreditations, Sunstars operations dispatch center is ACE accredited by the National Academies of Emergency Dispatch. Also, the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport System accredits the Pinellas County Paramedics Plus operation, Sunstar, for its critical care transport services. We are thrilled to hear that we renewed our accreditations with CASS, said Mark Postma, COO with Sunstar Paramedics. These accreditations are important to us, as they signify our level of standards for EMS services. For more information, visit www.paramedicsplus.com.Tampa Bay Water selects new general managerCLEARWATER By a vote of 8-0, Tampa Bay Waters Board of Directors hired Matthew W. Jordan, P.E. June 17 as the agencys new general manager. Jordan is Tampa Bay Waters third general manager since it was created in 1998. He will start work on July 8 and will be paid $180,000 annually. Jordan comes to Tampa Bay Water from the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority in Wilmington, N.C., where he served as its first chief executive officer. Before joining the Cape Fear Authority, Jordan served as the director of public works and utilities for the city of Gastonia, N.C. Jordan is a past president of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Public Water Association and was awarded the Chapters Distinguished Service Award. He received his bachelor of science degree in engineering technology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, N.C. He is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina. Tampa Bay Water began the search the fill the position after its former general manager, Gerald J. Seeber, informed the board in February of his intentions to leave the agency. More than 180 applications were received. Fifty-two met the minimum qualifications and were reviewed by a screening committee, which included the agencys three officers, the outgoing general manager, representatives from each member government and the board chair. Tampa Bay Waters board interviewed the top five candidates on April 29, before beginning negotiations with Jordan. The agencys chair and general counsel completed contract negotiations with Jordan May 20. The agencys board of directors also approved its 2014 budget, which includes a zero percent increase over the previous year. This marks the second consecutive budget with no rate increase. Tampa Bay Water provides wholesale water to the public utility systems of Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties, as well as the cities of New Port Richey, St. Petersburg and Tampa. For more information, visit www.tampabaywater.org. County news Here and There Here and TherePinellas participates in HIV Testing DayTo mark National HIV Testing Day on Friday, June 28, a partnership of several Pinellas community health organizations will be offering health screenings, vaccines and HIV tests at no cost. The Pinellas Planning Partnership is collaborating on the community event from 1 to 6 p.m. at Walgreens, 3350 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, to provide the screenings. No appointments are necessary. The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County is one of the partners in the effort with Walgreens; Y.E.S. (Youth Education Services); Metro Wellness and Community Centers; Operation PAR; ASAP (AIDS Service Association) and others. HIV testing is recommended if you can answer yes to any of these questions: Have you injected drugs or steroids or shared equipment such as needles and syringes with others? Have you had unprotected sex with men who have sex with men or with multiple/anonymous partners? Have you exchanged sex for drugs or money? Have you been diagnosed with, or treated for, hepatitis, tuberculosis (TB) or a sexually transmitted disease (STD) such as syphilis? Have you had unprotected sex with someone who could answer yes to any of these questions? To find other HIV testing locations near you, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions HIV Testing Resources database at www.hivtest.cdc.gov/Default.aspx. For information about the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County, visit www.PinellasHealth.com.Roller derby to hold recruitment nightPINELLAS PARK Deadly Rival Roller Derby will hold a recruitment night event on Thursday, June 27, 8:30 p.m., at Astro Skate, 10001 66th St. N. Light refreshments will be served. No experience necessary. All skaters will be trained. Must be at least 18 years old to join. For more information, visit www.deadlyrivalrollerderby.com. Senator Latvala recognized by Florida Retail FederationORLANDO Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, received the 2013 Senator of the Year Award from the Florida Retail Federation at its event in Orlando on June 19. He was recognized for his strong support of the retail industry in Florida as he advanced their programs during the 2013 Legislative Session. Floridas retailers know that they can count on Senator Latvala to advance policies that help our businesses grow and create jobs, said Rick McAllister, president and CEO of the Florida Retail Federation. We are proud to honor Senator Latvala as our Senator of the Year, and we look forward to his continued leadership in the Legislature. As a small business owner myself, I understand the importance of keeping retail businesses flourishing in Florida, said Latvala. Florida depends on these businesses to keep our economy healthy. Latvala was the sponsor of legislation that would have limited liability to protect businesses from unnecessary litigation. He also was recognized for his role as Chairman of the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee and the landmark reforms that were passed under his leadership this session.Gulfport Art Walks go year-roundGULFPORT Gulfport Art Walks take place on the first Friday and third Saturday of every month, year-round, 6 to 10 p.m., along the citys waterfront art district on South Beach Boulevard. Those attending can meet and purchase the works of independent artisans, craftsmen, authors and entertainers. Live musicians including the New Horizons Band and the Double M Band appear at venues throughout the waterfront district. Visitors can view the stars through St. Pete Astronomy Clubs state-of-the-art telescopes, weather permitting, every first Friday. Complimentary parking is close by. Courtesy trolley rides are available from off-site parking areas. For more information, follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/GulfportArtWalk, visit www.GulfportMA.com or call 322-5217.Organization asks for Big Sisters LARGO Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County challenges women of the community to honor Womens History Month by helping little girls follow in their footsteps. Locally established in 1967, Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. The longevity of its existence speaks volumes to the power of mentoring. There are currently 51 girls in Pinellas, Citrus and Hernando counties waiting to be matched with a Big Sister. These girls often have an incarcerated parent, reside with a relative caregiver or live in a singleparent home. The presence of a positive female role model would impact their lives tremendously. Big Brothers Big Sisters has been the leader in one-to-one youth service for more than a century, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of young people. Sometimes all a child needs is someone to talk too, a mentor to provide guidance and an encouraging influence to start them on the right path in life. To inquire about how to become a Big Sister, contact volunteer recruiter Samantha at SamanthaF@bbbspc.org. To learn more about our organization and download the enrollment application, visit www.bbbspc.org. Public invited to free museumCLEARWATER The public is invited to free tours of the historic Plumb House Museum, located in a cracker-style house from 1896. This house is the birthplace of Mary and Kathleen Plumb, granddaughters of Jennie Reynolds Plumb, who was Clearwaters first paid public school teacher, for whom Plumb Elementary School is named. The museum is open on the first and third Thursdays of the month, 8:30 to 11 a.m. and each Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is located at 1380 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. See uniforms, pictures and other memorabilia of the Clearwater Bombers, the 10-time mens World Fast-Pitch Softball champions. Also see many Clearwater historical documents, early photographic collections, a collection of Clearwater High School yearbooks and period furniture on display. Call 399-1412.Plans underway for Gecko BallGULFPORT Gecko Night Fever will be the theme of the citys fifth annual Gecko Ball Saturday, Aug. 24, 6 to 11 p.m., at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, 5500 Shore Blvd. S. Gecko Night Fever will evoke the 1970s disco era, including the music, dance moves, outfits, hair and fads of the decade. The event gets larger and more popular each year, including costumes, over the top dcor, cocktail specials, hors doeuvres, a dinner buffet, silent auctions, and the popular live auction of geckos created by local artists. Those attending can dress as a disco diva or a gecko, or a combination. A costume contest will determine some of the best outfits in the house. A live DJ will spin some of the most popular music of the era, perfect for dancing. The Gecko Ball occurs one week prior to the Gecko Fest street festival each year. A portion of proceeds from the two events along with the annual Gecko Pub Crawl to be held Aug. 10, annually benefit a local cause or charity. For more information and updates on the Gecko Ball, go to the Gecko Ball Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/Geckoball. Tickets are $30 per person and will go on sale soon at locations in Gulfport and online at www.GulfportMA.com. The Gulfport Merchants Association sponsors all gecko Fest and Gecko Ball. For more information, contact Daniel Hodge at 366-4086 or dan@igc.org.Largo Toastmasters invite new membersLARG0 Largo Star Toastmasters Club 5933 invites new members to its weekly meeting on Wednesdays, 12:05 to 1:05 p.m., at the Young Rainey Star Center, 7887 Bryan Dairy Road No. 120 in Largo. The club is open to all residents and workers in the Largo, Pinellas Park and Seminole areas. A Toastmasters club provides a supportive and positive environment where members have the opportunity to develop their oral communication and leadership skills. Come watch as members present speeches, develop leadership skills by serving in various club positions and participate in Table Topics sessions in a relaxed yet structured one-hour setting. For more information, call John Rouisse at 488-8010 or email john rouisse@yahoo.com.Museum offers rides on military vehiclesLARGO The Armed Forces History Museum will host Ride Through History, featuring military vehicle rides, Saturdays, July 13 and 27 and August 10 and 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 2050 34th Way N. Along with the rides, visitors will witness World War II re-enactors from the 1st Infantry Division and enjoy free hot dogs. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4 to 12. Call 539-8371 or visit armedforcesmuseum.com.Volunteers needed to drive cancer patientsThe American Cancer Society said there is an urgent need for volunteers to drive cancer patients to their cancer treatment appointments throughout the county. Currently the largest need is in the St. Pete area The amount of time that you drive and the geographic area you drive are based on your own personal preferences. Call: 1-800-227-2345 Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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RSVP 727-542-5960 Savvy Social Security Planning For Baby Boomers and New 2013 Veterans BenefitsJuly 18th 5:30-6:30pmClearwater East Library ~ Room B2251 Drew St. Clearwater62713 On June 2, pictured from left, MaryAnn Kearns (chaplain), Ardie Beckwith (treasurer), Helen Lindberg (president) and Pye St. Pierre (secretary) of American Legion Auxiliary Seminole Unit 252 volunteered for the All Childrens Hospital Telethon. They were among 40 volunteers from the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion across the county who opened the day at 7 a.m. All Childrens was founded in 1926 as the American Legion Hospital for Crippled Children and did not become All Childrens until 1961. ACH Telethon volunteers Residents of Freedom Square Retirement Center displayed their patriotism by waving flags on Johnson Boulevard on June 14. The idea came from Red and Doris Russell, who have participated in such events with groups in Tampa for many years. 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Once a job is started they will see it through from start to finish, (No subcontractors). This company offers Free Estimates and will give a 10% discount with this Article! Call 727-542-9273 for Impact Windows, Double Hungs, Picture window casements, sliding glass doors and storm panels.We were impressed when talking to Michael Kashtan about his store. He tells us his two sons have joined the business and continue to give the same expert help to car buying-customers. When you come to Michaels lot to buy, until the moment you drive away in your new car, youll find that experience is their number one priority. Use the experience and resources of the staff. They are there to help you find the right car at the right price. Call 727-545-8777 or visit the website at www.727cars.com They are open Mon. through Thurs. 9-7, Fri., & Sat. 9-6 and Sunday 12-4. We noticed the lot has quite an assortment of BMWs & Acuras, plus Cadillacs for you to look at. We also saw lots of Chevrolets from $7,000. We highly recommend that you deal with Mike Kashtans Superior Auto Sales and benefit from his 35 years of experience.Paradise Air Inc. has 24/7 Emergency Service, Free Estimates & 2nd Opinions on Replacement Units. Robert Miller Window & Glass offers Experience, Honesty, & a 10% Discount!Mike Kashtans Superior Auto Sales has sold over 70,000 cars & trucks in the last 30 years. 62713Paradise Air has a full staff of professionals waiting to serve you.Look for their place at 7290 Park Blvd. east of Home Depot.Robert Miller Sr. has been in the glass business for over 22 years. Robert Miller III rounds out this father & son team. Haircare ProductsRRobertsandyen Co. 727.596.176314100 Walsingham Road, Largo 061313 Your Hair + Our Experience =The BESTof YOU! 25 Years of Excellence KeraGLAZE Smoother & Color Lock For Shiny, Frizz-Free, Beautiful Hair! New For Summer! Police beatBicyclist dies after crash with carSEMINOLE A Pinellas Park man died Saturday morning from injuries he received when struck by a car about 10:30 p.m. Friday, June 21, on Park Street just north of 46th Avenue North in Seminole. Detectives with the Pinellas County Sheriffs major accident team said John Patrick Campbell, 52, of St. Petersburg was driving his 2005 Chrysler Pacifica southbound on Park Street when a bicyclist rode out in front of his car. The bicyclist, Joshua David Gaddy, 27, was ejected from his bicycle and transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Gaddy died the next morning. Campbell was not injured. Detectives said Gaddy was crossing mid-block, not in a crosswalk and did not have the right of way. His bicycle was not equipped with lights or reflectors. Detectives also said use of alcohol and/or controlled substances by the bicyclist might be a factor in the crash. The investigation continues.Palm Harbor man killed by falling treePALM HARBOR A Palm Harbor man died June 17 when a branch from a falling tree impaled him. Pinellas County sheriffs deputies said the death appears to be accidental. Deputies responded to the home on Leprechaun Lane about 3:15 p.m. According to the sheriffs report, Dan Paul Butts, 63, and his girlfriend, Beverly Drew, 50, were clearing trees from their backyard. Butts cut a tree with a chainsaw, and Drew was in the couples Ford SUV pulling the tree, using a rope tied on the tree to the vehicle. Drew heard a scream and saw that the tree had fallen on butts and a branch had impaled him. She called 911 and attempted CPR. EMS responded. Butts was pronounced dead at the scene. The Medical Examiners Office responded to the scene to take custody of the body. The investigation continues.Deputies investigate aggravated batteryCLEARWATER Pinellas County patrol deputies are investigating an aggravated battery that occurred between midnight and 1 a.m. June 17. According to the sheriffs report, a 25-year-old female was walking from a friends house to her home in the High Point area of Clearwater, when she was reportedly knocked to the ground by two males and apparently cut on the back. The distance from one house to the other is just a couple of blocks. Deputies said at some point following the attack, the victim made it home and began to tap at the door; her roommate came out, saw that she was injured and called 911. The victim was transported to a local hospital by air for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. No description of the suspects is available at this time. The investigation continues.Dunedin fire under investigationDUNEDIN It took about 20 minutes to get a fire under control at a single-family home at 1965 Sourwood Blvd. in Dunedin June 11. Crews from Dunedin, Palm Harbor and Clearwater fire departments responded with four engines, one truck, one squad and five command officers when the call came in at 8:18 a.m. According to the report from the Dunedin Fire Department, the first firefighters arrived about 8:24 a.m. and found flames showing from front bedroom windows. One occupant was found outside the home and required transport via Sunstar ambulance to Mease Dunedin Hospital. One neighbor was evaluated for smoke inhalation and released by paramedics on scene. One firefighter suffered minor burn injuries and was treated and released. Two dogs and three birds were rescued from the house. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Dunedin Fire Department, Pinellas County Sherriffs Office, and the State Fire Marshals Office. Unlicensed contractors arrested following multi-agency stingCLEARWATER The Pinellas County Office of Consumer Protection announced results from a sting June 21 aimed at cracking down on unlicensed contractors. The suspects were found through Craigslist ads, business cards posted to bulletin boards at local businesses and phone number tear-off solicitations. Investigators sought bids for general home renovations, including kitchen remodeling, flooring, drywall repairs and electrical work. The purpose of the operation was to protect consumers from the dangers of hiring an unlicensed individual, which could result in financial harm, safety concerns and damage to consumers homes. In all, nine individuals were arrested and charged with 15 misdemeanor counts of unlicensed contracting and nine felony counts of failure to secure workers compensation insurance. The sting operation was a joint investigation with Pinellas County Consumer Protection, the Office of the State Attorney 6th Judicial Circuit and the Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Insurance Fraud. Pinellas County Consumer Protection urges consumers to follow these tips before hiring anyone to work on their property: Only hire licensed contractors and ask to see their license. Verify the license at www.myfloridali cense.com Check the complaint history of a business at www.pinellascounty.org/consumer Dont pay more than 10 percent as a down payment Obtain at least three bids, check references, and get a written contract Be suspicious of individuals who ask for payment in full up front, solicit door-to-door or ask to be paid in cash only For more information on Pinellas County services and programs, visit www.pinellascounty.org. was pinned shut, having been pushed 8 to 10 inches inside the cab of the vehicle. He was initially confused and later complained of neck pain, the department reported. Firefighters had to forcibly remove the vehicles door in order to get Brady out of the truck. An ambulance took him to Bayfront Medical Center, where he was evaluated and found to have soft tissue injuries only. He was released later that evening at around 11 p.m. After a follow-up exam, the department anticipated his return to work on June 15. Due to the extrication, the department has initially declared the district chief truck totaled Largo police cited the driver of the car for failure to yield. The driver did not complain of injuries and signed a refusal for treatment and transport at the scene.Largo fire truck involved in crash on UlmertonLARGO A car reportedly trying to bypass traffic hit a Largo Fire Department pickup truck headed to a structure fire June 12. The truck assigned to the district chief for Station 38 was responding to a fire at 12171 117th St. at around 6:50 p.m. The driver, Lt. Lance Michael, was training as acting captain, with District Chief Brian Brady, offering guidance and direction as his passenger. They were traveling west on Ulmerton Road, about to turn south onto 113th Street. Witnesses said the truck had its lights and sirens on as they moved through the intersection. All traffic had stopped as a result. A white car, headed east on Ulmerton, moved into the turn lane to bypass the traffic, the Largo Fire Department reported. The vehicle crashed into the fire truck, hitting the passenger-side door. Michael was able to get out of the truck on his own and did not complain of injuries. Bradys doorPhoto by STEVEN HIRSCHFIELDLargo firefighters inspect the damage done to a department pickup truck after removing the door to extradite District Chief Brian Brady following a crash June 12 Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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Commissioners approved two items of business June 18 that pave the way to begin collecting money during the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. Commissioner Norm Roche cast the lone no vote to both. Commissioner John Morroni was absent but left a letter stating his support as long as the Adopt-a-Pond program could be reinstated. Property owners in unincorporated areas will see a line item for surface water on the Truth in Millage Notice coming from the Property Appraiser in August. Just like other taxes, the amount could go down when the commission approves the budget and millage rates in September, but cannot increase. County staff estimates that the fee could bring in about $17 million a year to pay for operations and maintenance. Staff has been working on a plan for the last couple of years to provide a dedicated funding source to pay for stormwater management services. In past years, money for stormwater needs has come from the transportation fund, which is quickly becoming depleted, and the dwindling dollars in the general fund. Capital improvement projects for stormwater have been funded by Penny for Pinellas. However, those funding sources have never provided enough money to keep up with the needs of an aging system. Public complaints about flooding due to stormwater runoff, ponding water on streets, erosion and water quality continue. Changing state and federal regulations on discharge of pollutants coming from stormwater runoff enhanced the necessity of providing more funding for operations and maintenance of surface water systems to comply with the new rules. Property owners in unincorporated areas will be assessed a fee based on the estimated amount of stormwater runoff generated by impervious surfaces per parcel. Impervious surfaces are those that water cant pass through, such as roofs, patios, driveways and parking lots. County staff determined that the median single-family residence in unincorporated Pinellas includes 2,339 square feet of impervious surface, which is the value of one equivalent residential unit or ERU Value. Single-family residences are categorized into one of four ERU tiers based on the estimated impervious area, which is calculated using the building footprint of the residence. The fee for condominiums is calculated by taking the total number of ERUs for the complex as a whole and dividing by the total number of residential units in the complex. The fee for commercial properties is figured by taking the number of ERUs for each parcel and dividing the impervious surface area by 2,339 square feet. Property owners can apply for credits if they have privately maintained stormwater management facilities that affect the amount of runoff coming from a parcel. The annual surface water fee assessment rate for fiscal year 20132014 is set at $116 per net ERU. Opposition to the new fee was scant during the June 18 public hearing. Roche continued to object, saying a countywide solution was the better way. Deb Caso from Palm Harbor called the new fee an unfair tax, and described the ordinance that governs the assessment as ungodly. It goes against nature, she said. Her husband, Tony Caso, also objected to the tax on rain. Has common sense left this building permanently, he asked. Youre looking to tax rainwater. The only one that controls the rain is God. Send him a bill and see how far you get. Commission Chair Ken Welch expressed concern about the cost to property owners. The fee is based on a charge of $9.60 a month. He pays $6.84 to the city of St. Petersburg for stormwater. His opinion is that the proposed fee could be too high. The amount was calculated based on the amount of money required to pay for operations and maintenance. Commissioner Karen Seel was disappointed that the fee would not allow for capital projects. County Attorney Jim Bennett said due to board policy that requires users to pay the costs, the fee could only be used for operation and maintenance that would benefit the unincorporated area as a whole. A separate fee could be assessed for capital projects and for only those folks who benefit, he said. A final decision on the surface water fee is set for Sept. 10, 6 p.m., in the Fifth Floor Assembly Room of the Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St., Clearwater. If approved, property owners in unincorporated areas will be billed by the tax collector. Failure to pay the assessment will result in a tax certificate being issued against the property, which could result in the loss of title to the property.Photo by TERRE PORTERHeavy downpours are common in Florida this time of year. The rain hits impervious surfaces and eventually makes its way to stormwater systems throughout Pinellas County. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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Since the beginning of the year, Circuit Judge William Burgess has had a similar assignment in Pasco County, where the backlog is an additional 13,000 cases. Most of the backlog is residential foreclosures, but Minkoff also will be dealing with commercial foreclosures that were filed prior to Jan. 1. Chief Judge J. Thomas McGrady said caseloads are being reassigned to tackle the backlog built up by the rash of foreclosures that began with the economic downturn. The courts have been stressed to deal with the avalanche of foreclosures, and despite determined efforts by judges and staff, we still have this tremendous backlog in our circuit and statewide, he explained. At a June 14 meeting with more than 100 attorneys who represent lenders and borrowers in foreclosure matters, McGrady discussed how the new section will function and outlined other procedures being implemented to cut the time that cases are allowed to linger in court. The Legislature placed a priority on decreasing the backlog and provided statewide funding for that purpose, McGrady said. The $9.5 million the state allocated to the Floridas courts for the fiscal year that begins July 1 does not allow for any additional judges. But the Sixth Circuits $775,000 will be used for senior judge days, additional case managers and magistrates who will be hired into temporary positions. Senior judges are fully qualified judges who assist the courts when active judges are ill, have lengthy trials, or if other unexpected situations arise, such as the heavy caseloads created by the foreclosure cases. The funds are from money that Florida received from the National Mortgage Settlement, provided by large lenders partially responsible for the large number of foreclosures in Florida and other states. In addition to funding the courts plans to clear the backlog, the Legislature provided a two-year allocation of $9.7 million to the clerks offices around the state, which also have been over-run with the filings. Another $5.3 million (including $70,000 for the Sixth Circuit) was designated for new technology that will help the courts better track the cases that linger. During the meeting with attorneys, McGrady explained the foreclosure section and announced other changes in foreclosure procedures. A new law passed by the 2013 Legislature mandates some changes; others better utilize resources available to the Circuit. Mediation continues to be a recommended way for homeowners to work toward resolving foreclosure actions. But newly filed cases will no longer be automatically referred to mediation. Once an action is filed, the lender or borrower must file a motion for mediation. McGrady said, Mediation has changed from an opt out program to an opt in program. Employees of our mediation managers were spending too much time tracking down foreclosure defendants who were not interested in mediating the issues. McGrady recommended that mediation be sought by anyone who has a foreclosure filed against them. Mediation Managers Inc. continues to be the Circuits foreclosure program manager, and the lenders remain responsible for the initial fees charged for mediation. Any defendant/borrower may initiate the mediation by filing a motion with the Court. Other details of the mediation program are available at www.jud6.org/LegalCommunity/MortgageForeclosures.html. McGrady strongly recommended that anyone served with a foreclosure action or any court action contact an attorney. But for defendants who represent themselves he said the website can be of major assistance. All the procedures are spelled out, and all the necessary forms are there, he said. In addition to the designated section and tweaks on the mediation process, McGrady implemented policies that: Assign all foreclosure cases filed after Jan. 1 of this year to the sections that have absorbed other civil cases previously assigned to Minkoff. Utilize the authority of magistrates hired into temporary positions to help manage foreclosure cases by conducting evidentiary hearings and case management conferences, setting trial dates and recommending case dispositions. Institute procedures with which the Court will more closely monitor the progression of cases from filing to the sale of foreclosedon property, including lenders repeated cancellations of scheduled sales. Two significant changes that are now in effect under the law signed by Gov. Rick Scott June 4 are: 1) Lienholders including homeowner and condominium associations are now empowered to foreclose on properties, meaning they have the same standing as lenders in moving toward a trial date that could result in a foreclosure sale. 2) With status equal to the lenders, lienholders will be able to expedite the process without the lenders doing anything. For cases filed under the new rules and not responded to within the 20 days, either the lienholder or the lender can initiate an order for the defendant to show cause why the Court should not enter a final judgment. All of these procedures are designed to lower the number of backlogged cases, McGrady said. Lack of action, the responsibility of the lender/attorneys, clogs the courts and makes it more difficult to serve businesses and others who are litigants in the civil law sections of our Circuit. McGrady strongly advocates that defendants in foreclosure cases take advantage of mediation. 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Im going to be very excited and happy when it opens, said Wayne Ayers, president of the society. Im sure people are going to like it and even help us get the word out. We want to make history exciting and we want this to be a destination for Indian Rocks Beach. It is going to be wonderful and Im thrilled. All that excitement didnt come without hard work, however. Project goordinator Donna Valery and treasurer Nancy Ayers have been working steadily since the renovation was finished last summer. Nancy and I have been working 40 plus hours every week for the past 3 months, said Valery. Others have been working hard too and thats a lot of hours for volunteers. Work on the expansion began in 2011 and took a year to complete. One of the hold-ups was that the entire structure had to be elevated and leveled. The city of Indian Rocks Beach owns the building and paid for the expansion, while the Historical Society paid for the plans and ongoing costs for the operation. The society took back control of the premises in the summer of 2012 and thats when the work began. We realized the place was full of stuff that we didnt need, said Valery. We probably got rid of about one third of stuff that never belonged there in the first place. We had stuff from Michigan and Ohio and Indiana and some of it wasnt even historical. What was it doing there? Valery answered her own question when she explained that anytime someone brought in an old article a volunteer would accept it, then not knowing what to do with it, the society just stored it away. There was even stuff there that was made in China, she said. We had a garage sale and got rid of it all and that left us with not as many artifacts. Then we had to research everything we had and made sure it was authentic. It took a lot of work. To help with that work, according to Ayers, the society hired consultant Patti Smith of Frina Design in Tampa. Among her clients were Heritage Village and MOSI. We hired her to guide us through the process, he said. She has worked with many museums and she was able to help us focus on how we wanted to present our artifacts in an interesting and organized way. Nancy Ayers said setting up the new museum was a daunting task. That is one of the reasons why we hired Smith, she said. She helped us decide what to use. She helped us organize tourist related things in one area, fishing in another and how to organize and lay out the room. Ayers main contribution to the new setup was finding pictures to go with the stories they wanted to tell. Then writing those stories in a concise enough fashion so patrons will want to stop and take the time to read them. I spent a lot of time, it seems like forever, going through pictures and matching them with the stories, she said. I would look for pictures online, go to E-Bay and research old newspaper photos. The process was made more difficult because of the history of Indian Rocks, said Ayers. Our history goes back farther than other beach communities, she said, We were one of only three communities along the beach at one time. There was Indian Rocks, Pass-A-Grille, and Clearwater Beach. Just talking to Nancy Ayers is a history lesson in itself. For example Indian Rocks used to encompass part of the mainland, roughly where Belleair and parts of Largo are now. That is why the name of the museum is the Indian Rocks Historical Museum and not the Indian Rocks Beach Museum. Most people dont know that back in 1914 there used to be a train that came out here to the Beach, she said. There was a spur line off the main line that went to Anona, then crossed the Narrows and came to Indian Rocks Beach. The train always had to back over the bridge because there was no room to turn around. It brought tourists over from Tampa and still today many Tampa people own condos in Indian Rocks Beach. The railroad was the Tampa and Gulf Coast Railroad, the T&G, which Ayers said was often referred to as the Tug and Grunt railroad. Eventually the service was abandoned and the tracks torn up by storms in the 1920s. Even the museum building itself has an interesting history. It began as a beach cottage owned by the family of Mayor R.B. Johnson, said Wayne Ayers. Carl Moseley owned it and lived in it during the Second World War because he wanted to get out of Tampa, afraid that the Germans were going to bomb the city. He was Johnsons maternal grandfather and he built the fishing pier in Indian Rocks Beach in 1959. It was wiped out by Hurricane Helena in 1985. Moseley eventually had an offer for the beach property and wanted to sell it. He offered the cottage to the city on the condition that they would turn it into a museum. The city accepted the building and moved it to aIndian Rocks Beach Historical Museum set to open June 29location near City Hall. In 2002 it was moved to its present location in Chic-A-Si Park. Ayers said the long wait is finally over. Were relieved to get it finished, he said. I have wanted to make this a destination. I want us to be the best small museum around and there has been a total transformation with all the latest museum techniques. Valery says the work has been worth it. Weve been working non-stop. Weve set up 16 different exhibits. Well soon be heading toward divorce court because our husbands never see us, she said, laughing. It is a labor of love because we want to do something worthwhile. There is still plenty to do; it will always be a work in progress. In the end it will be something this community here and this area of Florida will be real proud of.Photo by BRIAN GOFFIRB residents Diane Flagg, left, and Jo Nocera look over one of the exhibits at the newly renovated Indian Rocks Historical Museum. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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The commissions Fish and Wildlife Research Institute confirms that Gulf snook were affected by the cold weather of 2010. Once reopened, the stock should continue to rebuild within a relatively short time to 2010 stock levels, thanks to management efforts such as regular closed seasons and the slot limit, which protects both juveniles and the more productive larger fish. When the Gulf recreational harvest reopens Sept. 1, all bag limits, size limits, gear restrictions and closed seasons will be in effect. This includes the one-fish-per-person, per-day bag limit, the 28to 33-inch total length slot limit and the two annual closures in Gulf waters, which are from Dec. 1 through the end of February and May 1 through Aug. 31. The Atlantic recreational harvest of snook also will open Sept. 1. This season closes annually from June 1 through Aug. 31 and from Dec. 15 through Jan. 31. The slot limit for Atlantic harvest is 28 to 32 inches total length. The next stock assessment for snook is scheduled for 2015.Basketball team going to nationalsThe Team Under Pressure 9th Grade Elite Soldiers, under the Clearwater Basketball Club, are headed to the 10th Grade Nationals and 9th Grade Showcase in July. The Elite Soldiers have won the championship at six of the seven tournaments and are currently seeking sponsors for their trip to the nationals this year. The team is comprised of top ninth-grade players from Pinellas County representing the following high schools: Clearwater, Countryside, Boca Ciega, Gibbs, Largo, Osceola, St. Pete High and Shorecrest Preparatory. They are looking for sponsors for their T-shirts and are planning a car wash at the Clearwater Chick-Fil-A on June 29. Anyone interested in sponsoring the team or helping out financially, please contact Carrie Fuoco at 643-7837. Visit www.face book.com/TeamUnderPressure. Tides WGA resultsSEMINOLE Following are the results of the Tides Womens Golf Associations mystery nine event played at the Tides Golf Club on June 11: 1st place: Kathy Farrell, 35 2nd place: Dolores DenOtter, 37 3rd place: Kathy Davis, 39 4th place: Carol Richters, 40.Tarpon, bonefish now catch-and-release onlyThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has approved a proposal to make tarpon and bonefish catch-and-release-only and moved forward with a proposal to modify the types of gear used to target tarpon in Boca Grande Pass. This catch-and-release proposal was adopted in recognition of the fact that the economic and fishing value of bonefish and tarpon greatly exceed their value as food fishes. The following changes will go into effect Sept. 1 in state and federal waters off Florida: All harvest of tarpon will be eliminated, with the exception of the harvest or possession of a single tarpon when in pursuit of an IGFA record and in conjunction with a tarpon tag. Tarpon tags will be limited to one per person, per year (except for charter boat captains). Transport or shipment of tarpon becomes limited to one fish per person. One fish per vessel limit is created for tarpon. Gear used for tarpon will be limited to hook-and-line only. People will be allowed to temporarily possess a tarpon for photography, measurement of length and girth and scientific sampling, with the stipulation that tarpon more than 40 inches must remain in the water. Tarpon regulations will extend into federal waters. The bonefish tournament exemption permit is eliminated. This exemption allows tournament anglers with the proper permit to temporarily possess bonefish for transport to a tournament scale. The commission also approved modifying the tarpon tag program by eliminating the current reporting requirements and shifting the start and end date for when the tarpon tag is valid from July through June to a calendar year, January through December. These rules will be changed in FWC code and will go into effect Sept. 1. The commission also moved forward with a two-part proposal that would include adding language to the current statewide snagging definition and modifying what types of gear could be used to target tarpon in Boca Grande Pass. The proposal would add language that prohibits catching or attempting to catch tarpon that have not been attracted or enticed by the anglers gear to the snagging definition that applies statewide. This change would apply to tarpon fishing statewide. The second part of the proposal would prohibit fishing with gear that has a weight attached to the bottom of a hook. This change would apply to fishing for all species year-round within Boca Grande Pass. This proposal will be brought back for a final public hearing at the Sept. 4-6 meeting in Pensacola. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Viewpoints 11A Seminole Beacon, June 27, 2013Dust mites wreak household havocDust mites are eating me out of house and home. They were even embedded in my pillows, until I took decisive action. So I threw the pillows away only because I didnt have time to take them to a hazardous materials collection point. I had those pillows for so long; I dont remember how I acquired them. I seem to have a penchant for accumulating my mothers hand-me-downs or her dogs. Washed my drapes. Bought a new mattress cover and AC filter thats guaranteed for life. Cleaned my entertainment center, tabletops, baseboards, windowsills and chessboard. Threw all kinds of garments in the washer and other stuff. Too bad my bedroom painting wont fit in the machine. Consulted with Dr. Google, which is usually a mistake. All this was precipitated by three months of sinus problems, colds, allergies and relatives. A few weeks ago, my ENT doctor did some exploring in my nose with an apparatus slightly smaller than a minesweeper and found a small benign polyp wedged in the bridge of my left nostril. Not sure where it came from. Perhaps dust mites put it there. I certainly didnt. My dad always said never to put anything smaller than a football in your ear. And I darn sure wouldnt put anything smaller than that in my nose, such as a fishhook, or whatever else is fashionable these days. But the good doctor said there was hope. He prescribed some steroid spray that is supposed to shrink the polyp to smithereens in time and clear the crud out of my nose. Sorry, TMI. Im feeling better, but Im still wary of dust mites wreaking havoc in my household. For some reason, I have a history of being tormented by wildlife too small for the human eye to detect. Im a scabies survivor. About 20 years ago, six months after staying in a bargain-priced motel, a rash afflicted me between my fingers that eventually spread throughout my body. The doctor said I had a bad case of bed bugs requiring a prescription drug that came with a thousand disclaimers. I think it was called Shock and Awe. It worked, but I ended up throwing away bedding and washing clothes a hundred times especially my most sacred Florida Gators T-shirt. Fleas and roaches are a nuisance, but even PETA wouldnt vouch for bed bugs. I dont wish bed bugs on anyone, except the IRS. So if I cant see dust mites how do I know I have them? Because the American Lung Association says that roughly four out of five homes in the United States have detectable levels of dust mite allergen in at least one bed. And since being hopeless at house cleaning put me at great risk of a dust mite infestation, I must assume the obvious. Death to dust mites. Im determined. Time again to visit the Internet bloggers. You are always entitled to their opinions: If I am not mistaken, I believe putting things in the dryer on hot and running a few minutes will also kill dust mites. I do this with my childrens stuffed animals. PETA would frown on stuffed animal abuse. My allergist suggested washing in Pine Sol. I add about 1/8 cup to each load. And I use the citrus scent, so I dont smell like a tree. I certainly dont want my sacred Florida Gators T-shirt to smell like a tree. Fear not, the war on dust mites continues. When somebody comes up with a sure-fire inexpensive way to rid the household of dust mites, Ill be the first to know about it. I have a nose for news.Tom Germond is executive editor of Tampa Bay Newspapers. Email him at tgermond@TBNweekly.com.LETTERSCentral parade theme should remainEditor: The Seminole City Council apparently has joined the trend toward political correctness by renaming the Christmas parade to a holiday parade. Lets keep the date of the parade close to Christmas and hold it during the day, like the Pow Wow parade. This would mitigate the lighting issues and help with the weather factor. Other religious groups should be invited to take part ... those that observe Hanukkah, Kwanzaa etc. But the central theme of the parade has been the Christmas observance as governments and employers recognize that. This should remain. Roney Sorensen, Seminole Emotions of the moment cloud judgmentEditor: As always seems to be the case, the media and the American people, when faced with seemingly scandalous or politically motivated revelations that suggest some wrongdoing, allow the emotions of the moment to cloud their judgment in response to the information. The fact that we invariably modify our position, as more concrete information becomes available never seems to deter us from first taking a shot from the hip position. In reality, what we hear initially is only what we want to hear; facts be damned. I implore all Americans at least question the veracity of the content of the message before you establish an opinion on an issue. A good case in point is the issue of government data mining, and the suggestion this violates the Fourth Amendment and our right to privacy. The oh my God response echoing throughout the land was exactly the reaction one could expect based on our track record. It results from, and therefore reflects, a superficial analysis of the rather sketchy information presented. One is moved to wonder had we taken a more analytic approach when exploring this issue how different our reaction might have been. There was a time before the dawn of the age of mass media and electronic communication when Americans approached situations like this by asking questions and seeking answers, not merely forming opinions that defy logic. In this case how many of us asked who initiated this program and who authorized it? It should be noted two different administrations, one Republican and one Democratic, approved it. What data is being collected and who has access to it? Who has oversight and are they exercising their authority? How often is the program reviewed? Is the data that is digitally farmed used solely to identify problem areas or people, or are those collecting it using it to peer into the life and habits of John and Jane Doe? Is there a program to prevent intrusion into, and in due time permanently dispose of the data that does not reflect on the issues that it was instituted to defect? This is, what all of us, Congress included, should have been busy asking instead of trying to figure who we could blame, even before identifying the true nature of the anomaly confronting us. There is one final question we should be asking. If government had been engaged in programs like these at the beginning of the 21st century, is it possible 9/11 would have no more significance on the American psyche today than 9/10 or 9/12? Robert Shaw Madeira Beach If I were king: Heres some ideasFantasizing (also known as daydreaming) is one of the simplest, cheapest and most rewarding pursuits known. Although its possible to become addicted to fantasy, most people dont. Reality keeps intruding. Its hard to fantasize your way out of an overdue property tax bill, or the voice of a police officer saying, Would you please step out of your car and tell me why youve been running through traffic lights for the past six miles? Many fantasies revolve around money, ego, sex, revenge, high attainment, fattening foods or fame. Also power. What would it be like to have absolute power? Wow, what a trip that could be. Recently I got to thinking about that, and several ideas popped up. If I were king, here are some changes Id make. 1. When Congress votes on whether or not to send our troops off to war, ballots will be cast only by senators or representatives who have actually experienced combat, or whose children or grandchildren are in uniform or subject to the draft. Im tired of watching lifetime civilians send our uniformed men and women off to fight and die, or to come home maimed and often insane to a Congress that wont adequately pay for their care. 2. In bars, restaurants and nightclubs, all alcoholic drinks will have a 10 percent tax added to the bill. This money will go into a DD (designated driver) fund. This will be used to pay sober designated drivers to drive a drinking car-owner home and then return via taxi to his or her place of employment. Driving while intoxicated will be punished by 16 weeks confinement in hard labor camps in the forests of Georgia and Maine. 3. Smoking will be permitted in public buildings, but only in small (20x20), unventilated, nonair-conditioned smoking rooms. You like to smoke? Hey, baby, well give you smoke. 4. Public cell phone conversations will be permitted, but only in the designated smoking rooms (see No. 3, above). 5. TV and radio advertisements will last no more than 20 seconds. 6. Laugh tracks will be prohibited on all TV sitcoms. 7. Motorists who drive in the left-hand lane without good cause will be required to listen to three hours of uninterrupted rap music or lectures on Etruscan art. 8. After fulfilling strict professional requirements, schoolteachers, police officers and firefighters will receive compensation at least 50 percent higher than that of the average elected official in the state. 9. Restaurant patrons who insult or otherwise abuse servers will be subject to immediate ejection from the premises. The same goes for servers who address customers as you guys or who call old people honey or hon. 10. Non-English-speaking immigrants to the U.S. will have their new citizenship withheld for one year, during which time they will be required to acquire a working familiarity with American English. Computer-based language programs will be provided. The programs will have 12 monthly levels, each more complex than the previous one. Successful completion of each level will entitle the student to a meaningful reward, such as a thesaurus or a recording of Renee Flemings music. 11. Persons convicted of abusing children or animals will be placed on rafts in the waters of abandoned stone quarries and left there for up to five days at a time. Their only food will be month-old sushi. 12. Unnecessary excessive noise from whatever source will be prohibited. Violators will be branded with a temporary N tattooed on their foreheads for six weeks, during which all bystanders are urged to sneer at the offender. 13. Substantial financial rewards will be given to playwrights, novelists, comedians and other creative artists who produce highquality work that does not contain the F-word or bathroom and barnyard jokes. 14. Anyone convicted of falsely claiming disability payments from the government or employers will be sentenced to a month of walking backwards across the mountains of West Virginia. 15. Severance and bonus pay for highranking financial company executives will be limited to one-tenth of their current or departure salaries. No executive will be paid a salary more than 50 times higher than that of his personal assistant or the chief janitor in his office building. All compensation above that level will be diverted to a trust fund intended to support investors or other persons who have been screwed by banks, brokerages and hedge funds. I doubt if many of the changes Ive listed above could, would or should be adopted. But thats one of the joys of fantasizing you snap your fingers and it all disappears.Bob Driver is a former columnist and editorial page editor for the Clearwater Sun. His email address is tralee71@comcast.net. Drivers SeatBob Driver Many fantasies revolve around money, ego, sex, revenge, high attainment, fattening foods or fame. Also power. What would it be like to have absolute power? Wow, what a trip that could be.Recently, Bill Clinton warned that President Barack Obama risked looking like a wuss and a total fool for not acting sooner on Syria. Shortly thereafter but two months after Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel charged that strongman Bashar Assad had crossed a red line in using chemical weapons against his own people the White House announced that in response to Assads use of sarin, the administration would send small arms to help Syrian rebels. Allow me to stand up for the president. Obama didnt look like a fool for not rushing into the Syrian mess at the behest of Beltway foreign policy do-gooders. To the contrary, Obama has shown himself to be the rare Washington leader who learned something from Egypt and Libya. No need to touch that stove too often. In 2011, during the heady days of mass protests in Cairos Tahrir Square, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton came forward to urge Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak a U.S. ally to begin immediately serious negotiations on a peaceful and orderly transition. Now Her Stateness looks totally foolish. Because she had Arab Spring fever, an ally is in chains, and Egypt has new leadership, the Muslim Brotherhood. At least America had a national interest in ousting Libyan despot Moammar Gadhafi, who ordered the 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 bombing, which left 270 dead. But with the U.S. military spread thin from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the political ideology of Libyan rebels in question, Obama preferred to leave NATO in charge of the air war over Libya. A White House aide famously dubbed this strategy leading from behind. When Libyans killed Gadhafi, Madam Secretary paraphrased Julius Caesar, quipping, We came; we saw; he died. She has shown less bluster since a terrorist attack in Benghazi left Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, Sean Smith, Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty dead. The Libyan non-war doesnt feel like victory anymore. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has faulted Obama for pledging arms after 100-plus Syrians were killed by chemical weapons but not earlier in a civil war that has claimed 93,000 lives. Give this to McCain: He has the moral high ground. I felt the same way about the atrocities committed by Iraqs Saddam Hussein. Ten years after the Iraq War began, the country is more stable but at a cost so terrible that Americans dont want to walk that path again. The Obama administration wisely stipulates that there will be no American boots on Syrian ground. Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes asserted that Washington expects U.S. arms will not fall into the hands of extremists.The president also has resisted calls to order a no-fly zone. He would rather spend tax dollars on nation building at home than on civil war management abroad. Theres this view among the foreign policy elite that Obama has to be tough on Syria in order to telegraph to world leaders that American outrage builds at a penalty. In Egypt, the penalty was that a terrorist organization won power, and in Libya, the penalty put more firepower into the hands of hostile militias. By all means, Mr. President, send arms to the Syrian rebels. Do what you have to do to keep Assad and Hezbollah and Iran and Russia from winning. But dont feel you have to give in to the risky demands of the foreign policy scolds. Remember: We came; we saw; he died.Email Debra J. Saunders at dsaunders@ sfchronicle.com. To find out more about Debra J. Saunders and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. We are proud to offer a forum to our readers. 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 tger mond@TBNweekly.com. We will not print the letter writers phone number. Please allow two weeks from the time you submitted your letter for it to be published before inquiring as to its status.What do you think? 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BELLEAIR BLUFFS The Thorn Collection of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate recently was named to the exclusive NRT Top 100 Teams for the first quarter of 2013. With a nationwide network of 1,400 premier real estate teams, NRT is the largest residential real estate brokerage company in the country. It is with extreme pleasure that I congratulate Martha Thorn and The Thorn Collection on once again achieving the great honor of being named to NRTs Top 100 Teams in the United States for the first quarter of 2013, said Ann F. Blumencranz in a press release. Blumencranz is managing broker for Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Belleair Bluffs. Specializing in waterfront homes and luxury properties, The Thorn Collection of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is the No. 1 real estate team in West Central Florida, reaching more than $488 million in career sales, according to the press release. We are very proud to be in such a select group, said Thorn. Our innovative Internet ideas have helped us achieve continued success selling properties throughout the Tampa Bay area.Thorn Collection named to NRT Top 100MADEIRA BEACH RE/MAX All Star recently recognized its All Star Award agents for May 2013. The recipients of the All Star Agent Awards are the Basler Team, Otniel Gil and Ashleigh Masi. All Star Award agents must display expertise and success in listing and selling real estate along with professionalism and achievement throughout the calendar month.RE/MAX names top agents12A Real Estate Seminole Beacon, June 27, 2013 The Mary K Team Mary Kottich, RealtorExperienced KnowledgeableHard Working DependableDetail Oriented 8668 Park Blvd. Ste. G Seminole, FL 33777 www.MaryKSells.com062713 List Now. The Market is Rebounding!727-398-7771, x1011727-510-5251MKottich@aol.com 011713 When you need help after an accident.Injury Law I Wrongful Death Auto & Motorcycle AccidentCall for a free consultation.(727) 209-HURT (4878)8640 Seminole Blvd. Seminole, FLPaul R. Cavonis, Esq. Short Sales Residential/Commercial Closings 1031 Exchanges Reverse Mortgages For Sale By Owner Packages Available 8640 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 Seminole TitleCompany392-5906053013 Whats Sellingin Pinellas County Charming home on a community lake. Master bedroom overlooks the pool and has a parivate bathroom & walk-in closet. Screen enclosed patio leads to custom pool. Plenty of room for tropical garden & step lead down to the lake.Sandy HartmannRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 3BR/2BA Seminole $186,000 SOLD Sold after 23 days on the market! West Bay Village Townhome built in brick street with picket fence front yard. Wood floors, ceramic tile, new carpet and paint. California style closets, inside laundry room. Rear entry w/oversized garage w/extra storage.Tricia PriestColdwell Banker Belleair 3BR/2.5BA/2CG Largo $208,000 SOLD Wonderful block home w/desirable split plan. Large living/dining room combo + bonus family room. Nice sized bedrooms. Master BR features built in makeup area by master bath. Located near golf and parks.Mary K KottichCentury 21 Top Sales 3BR/3BA/2CG Largo $159,500 SOLD Home has been lovely cared for by the same owners for over 28 years. It offers a bright living/dining area, kitchen & family room combo. Master BR w/private bath & walk-in closet. An incredible 50 Ft. screened porch plus a fenced back yard.Susan DaddonoPremier Sothebys International Realty 3BR/2BA/2CG Dunedin $182,000 SOLD062713 4350 Duhme Rd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708For more details visit C21champs.com/MLS.Ad EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY Real Estate Championswww.c21champs.comEach Ofce Independently owned & operated727-398-2774 062713 CONTINENTAL TOWERS AT SEA TOWERSSpectacular 2BR/2BA waterfront, corner unit condo. Covered carport and panoramic window views of the Gulf of Mexico. Washer and dryer in unit, granite counter tops, updated, well cared for and maintained. Convenient location near drugstore, shopping and beaches 24/7 security, age 55+, billiards, library, bingo, cards, water aerobics, fishing docks, tennis court, shuffleboard. Walking trails around the lagoon with tropical landscaping and fountains. Covered boat slips for rent when available. Must come and see!! MLS#U7541738. Riskin. $170,000. THE MADRIGALLooking for a getaway, 2nd home or a permanent place to live?? Best value in a small 55 + complex...minutes to the beach, shopping, etc. Spacious 2nd floor 1 bedroom 1 bath condo with bonus room...can be used as a guest room, office, sitting room.. Kitchen is light and bright. Laundry and covered parking. No dogs or trucks allowed. MLS#U7569177. Hawk. $33,500 CORNELL BLDG. AT FIVE TOWNSNewer A/C system and fresh paint. Community boasts six pools, five heated pools, friendly building. Walk to Publix, shopping and dining. Ideal location, quick trip to Tyrone Mall and shopping on Park Street. Spacious 2 bedrooms/1.5 bathrooms, 1150 sq. ft., lots of square footage for the price. MLS#U7579466. Sundell. $57,756. FABULOUS LOCATIONJust a short distance from the beaches, shopping, parks and boat ramps. This lovely home features a very open plan for entertaining, 3 bedrooms, master has walk-in closet, two baths, ceramic tile and lots of storage. Formal living room with fireplace and extra large sundrenched great room with French Doors inviting you out to the caged pool with separate sun deck and outside shower! You will be delighted to know that this home has an over-sized two car garage for his and her cars, room for your RV and Boat! Best of all you will not need to evacuate and flood insurance is NOT required! Come see it today! MLS#U7580041. Stone. $259,900. BEACH LOVERS TREASURE ISLANDSought after 2BR/2BA Town Home on Isle of Capri, Treasure Island! Enjoy biking on this beautiful barrier island and just a 1/4 mile to the gorgeous beaches. Partially furnished and in Move-In condition! A/C updated 2009 and newer water heater. Screened porch/balcony on main level, huge 3 car-tandem garage that is great for the hobbiest or for extra storage. Tiled and laminate flooring, Master Bath has walk-in shower and garden tub, inside utility with full size washer and dryer, vaulted ceilings and skylights. Tropical setting and just steps away to the community pool. Near Rossilli Park with Tennis Courts, Basketball courts, a Playground and gorgeous Gulf Beaches. Convenient to many wonderful restaurants, shopping and world famous John's Pass. Perfect and affordable year-round Beach Home or investment property. MLS#U7582076. Adams. $189,900. CRYSTAL ISLAND HOMEWow!! From the moment you walk into this fabulous 2-story 4BR/3.5BA waterfront home, there is an open, airy and light feel! On the first floor you will find a wide open entry/foyer area that leads into the large living room complete with wood burning fireplace and water views. The original master bedroom and the 2 guest bedrooms are downstairs as well as the 2 1/2 updated bathrooms. Updated kitchen includes beautiful granite counter tops. The wide oak stairs take you to the second floor where you will find a wide open bonus/game/entertainment room decorated with a rustic feel complete with built-in shelves and a huge built-in bar. Also, upstairs you will find a large second master bedroom and bath. Dock includes a 10,000 lb. boat lift. Wide canal views with quick access to the Gulf ideal for all boaters!! Just a short drive to some of Florida's most popular beaches and restaurants. This is a must see! MLS#U7582774. McEntire. $549,900. MISS TIDY LIVES HERE3BR/2BA and a Huge family room off the back of the home. Miss Tidy lives here, this home shows like a model home all the time. This home was almost completely updated within the last couple of years, including kitchen, both baths, flooring, paint in and out and crown moulding in the living/great room, kitchen and dining. Easy to maintain flooring throughout the home with Tile everywhere, except the back family room has laminate wood flooring, a wood-burning fireplace and sliding glass doors to the backyard, which looks like a garden. Huge fenced-in yard with a lovely patio area set up; again, just beautiful foliage all over the yard. This home is a real gem. MLS#U7583027. Osborne. $110,000. LAKE FORESTThis beautiful 2BR/2BA/1 car garage townhome features stainless steel kitchen appliances, 2 yr. old AC/Heat and water heater. Large laundry room. Complex offers Heated Pool, Spa, Rec. Bldg., Gazebo and Boardwalk. Located across from H. Hawthorne Equestrian Park and the Forbes Rec. Center. MLS#U7583597. Minerd. $78,000. SHOWS LIKE A MODEL!This immaculate and furnished first floor corner unit is ready for you to move in. Extensive and tasteful remodeling was done within the last few years. In 2010, beautiful porcelain tile floors were added at the entry, dining area and kitchen and new carpeting in living room, Florida room and bedrooms. Kitchen cabinets, solid surface countertops, range and microwave are also new in 2010. In 2011, the master bath was remodeled and a Trane A/C with humidity control feature was installed. There are newer hurricane-rated windows throughout. Youll enjoy fabulous views of the pool from the bright and sunny Florida room and from the kitchen. There is a storage room in the condo and both bedrooms have walk-in closets. A community laundry facility is close by or you can install a washer & dryer in the unit. This well-maintained complex has heated pool, tennis and shuffleboard courts. Beautiful soft sand beaches are 10 minutes away & Lake Seminole is right next door for hiking, biking the wooded trail, picnic by the water or use the public boat ramp. Conveniently located to shopping, banks and health care facilities. Tampa Intl Airport is a 30 minute drive and St. Pete/Clearwater Airport even closer. The unit has two assigned parking spaces right outside the front door. MLS#U7578933. Schroeder. $89,900. BEAUTIFUL 3/2/2Garage is finished with work bench and lots of storage. Located in the Tyrone area and near everything. Large backyard, room for additions or pool. Open floor plan, with fireplace, recessed lighting, vaulted ceilings, wheelchair friendly, ensuite in master bedroom and much more! MLS#U7585368. Hanneman. $147,900. BELLEAIR The Belleair office of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate recently was named a Coldwell Banker Premier Office, the highest honor given to Coldwell Banker offices. I am extremely pleased to have the Belleair office recognized for such a distinctive honor, said Ann Blumencranz, branch manager, in a press release. We have wonderful, seasoned, sales associates in our office, that bring professionalism and great skills to their business in helping buyers and sellers fulfill their dreams. I congratulate them on such a wonderful accomplishment. Real estate news Ashleigh Masi Otniel Gil The Basler Team Martha ThornBelleair Coldwell earns distinctionStephen and Kelly KeplerBELLEAIR BLUFFS The international, high-end real estate agency Engel & Vlkers Clearwater, recently announced the opening of its new Engel & Vlkers Belleair brokerage at 2955 West Bay Drive. We are thrilled to be opened in Belleair Bluffs, which has several high-end and waterfront luxury properties and includes Belleair, Harbor Bluffs, Largo and Belleair Beach, said Kelly Kepler, broker and owner, in a press release. This new location is in a high trafficked area that is easily accessible for our potential clients and real estate advisers. The rotating display in our shop front, also gives people a window view of the properties we have available locally and internationally. This is the third Engel & Vlkers office in Pinellas County for owners Stephen and Kelly Kepler. The Keplers also own shops in Clearwater Beach and downtown Clearwater. The brokerage also expands the number of Engel & Vlkers locations in the state of Florida to a total of 26, which include select markets such as Miami, Naples and Key West. Engel & Vlkers expandsMADEIRA BEACH Century 21 Real Estate Champions recently recognized several agents for winning the 2012 Century 21 Quality Service Award. The award is presented to those agents who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to quality service and dedication to customer service. I am extremely proud of their hard work and dedication, said Ruth Cabella, broker and owner, in a press release. Agents receiving the award include Anne Marie Dow, Celia Moreno, Darla Schroeder, Deb Osborne, Lily Esposito, Linda Manley, Linda Wallingford, Mark McEntire, Monsy Rivera, Nancy Collins, Nancy Lynn Kupres, Patty Clark, Sharon Spohn and Tim Belscher.C21 Real Estate Champions recognized Agents from Century 21 Real Estate Champions who earned the 2012 Century 21 Quality Service Award are, bottom row, from left, Nancy Collins and Lily Esposito; middle row, Deb Osborne, Sharon Spohn and Celia Moreno; top row, Linda Manley and Darla Schroeder. Not shown are Tim Belscher, Patty Clark, Anne Marie Dow, Nancy Lynn Kupres, Mark McEntire, Monsy Rivera and Linda Wallingford. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Seminole Beacon, June 27, 2013 Find all area homes at ...Call Us for Your FREE Consultationwww.HomeInPinellas.com(727) 289-4810 0613 1 3 www.Pinellas-HouseValues.comWhats YOUR House Worth in Todays Market? Find out at Rich Rippetoe, MBA, CRS, GRI Selling your home? Ask about my "29 Day Performance Listing Program"!If Your Selling ... Call Rich Today!727-902-1437 www.BeachRealEstatePro.com 062713 NEW ON MARKET! Seminole 3 Bedroom pool home Original owner Extremely well maintained Oversized 2 car garage Walk to the beach and Seminole schools.$269,900 JUST CLOSED! Updated 3/2/2 pool home in Whispering Pines Seminole Schools Almost 2,000 Sq. Ft. on 1/3 Acre Sold for $315,000 WONT LAST CLEARWATER MALL(Next to Costco & Behind Davids Bridal)2643 Gulf to Bay Blvd. 727-725-1052 HOURS: Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-4pm062713 011013 040413 021413 053013 062713 051613 062713 Duck, Lamb and Salmon. Awesome. 062713Also visit us in Ft. Myers, Brandon, Tampa & SarasotaNOW OPEN 3942 Tyrone Boulevard St. Petersburg(Between Park and 38th Ave. N.)Expires 7/12/13 Nancy ScottBroker Associate, PA, GRI, MBA NEW LISTINGGulf-Front Condo with Wrap Around Balcony Surf Side South14900 Gulf Blvd. #209 2BR/2BA 1,400 sq. ft.$502,000Prices are up and Properties are SELLING!See what Price your Home is Worth ... 727-455-6641nancyscott@remax.net62013Call Nancy 727-455-6641Today! Lemonade at the PorchSummer Sale!July 8th-August 31st Antiques Primitives Gifts Shabby Chic Home Decor13862 Walsingham Road, Largo(Next to Hammock Hardware) 727-595-2500 Countryporchlargo.com 62713 Business 13A Business notesJune Learn @ Lunch setSEMINOLE Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will host a Learn @ Lunch Thursday, June 27, at Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd. Check-in is at 11:30 a.m. and lunch begins at noon. The cost to attend is $15 for members and $25 for future members. Preregistration is required. Call 360-6957 or email RSVP@TampaBayBeaches.com. The topic of discussion will be addressing issues that impact a business online reputation. With the prevalence of online review engines like Yelp, Google+, Tripadvisor and others, the monitoring of these outlets can be convoluted. The Water and Fire Restoration Co. will sponsor the event.Airport traffic shows increaseCLEARWATER St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport served 83,595 passengers in May, a 28 percent increase over May 2012, and the busiest May since 2004. For the first five months of 2013, the airport served 435,575 passengers, an increase of 11 percent over 2012 passengers from January through May. Allegiant accounts for about 90 percent of passengers and recently began service to its 25th destination, Asheville, N.C. The growth is largely due to Allegiants addition of new destinations, larger capacity on their aircraft, and the growth in tourism in the St. Pete-Clearwater market. Allegiant began service at PIE in 2006 and has consistently added new destinations every year, creating new tourism markets and opportunities for our local travelers. Our recent rebranding launched our slogan Tampa Bay The Easy Way and Allegiant is a vital partner in making travel easy and affordable for visitors and our local community, said Noah Lagos, airport director, in a press release. Magazine recognizes Sutton as Game ChangerCLEARWATER Surveillance Magazine, the global security industry magazine, recently named self-defense expert Chris Sutton of Clearwater a Game Changer. Sutton is the creator of Cobra-Defense. Cobra is a comprehensive self-defense program that is taught across the nation. Sutton drew upon his decades of tactical training as a maximum security guard, Largo street cop, Pinellas County Sheriff, and black belt to create Cobra-Defense as a law enforcement based self-defense program for civilians. Cobra is presented as single day camps for both adults and children, but is most popular as a 10week police academy for regular people. Cobra also offers a unique Active Shooter Response Plan. The Active Shooter Response Plan workshop physically takes attendees through simulated active shooter scenes and teaches tactical responses in a step-by-step series of drills and scenarios. John Graden, the executive director of the Martial Arts Teachers Association is not surprised Sutton is being recognized. He named Sutton the MATA 2012 Instructor of the Year. I have spent nearly 20 years researching self-defense systems that we could bring forth to help martial arts schools improve their self-defense training, Graden said in a press release. Cobra is the best system Ive seen. Mainly because it is not martial arts based but law enforcement based which makes it more grounded in reality.Wawa hosts fundraiser for USO Tampa BayPINELLAS PARK Several Tampa Bay area Wawa locations are sponsoring the Show the Troops You Care Promotion through July 7, including the store at 8519 Gandy Blvd., Pinellas Park. Wawa convenience stores are hosting various promotions to support active duty military in the Tampa Bay community. Part of the proceeds will go to USO Tampa Bay to help with programs such as the Welcome Center, Day Room at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and United Through Reading. When customers are checking out at the register, they may simply drop extra change in the coin collection box or add a donation to their total purchase using one of the tear sheets. By donating spare change in the coin collection box, customers are helping USO Tampa Bay. Cooters earns awards CLEARWATER Cooters Restaurant and Bar recently added to its string of awards. Cooters was the winner of the 2013 Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week Award for Best Entre. The establishment also placed second for both Best Appetizer and Best Overall Experience. The 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence designation adds credence to customer satisfaction. As for consistency, Tampa Bay Magazine for the past six years has voted Cooters the Best Florida Style Restaurant. The family-friendly restaurant offers locals and visitors alike a fun, casual atmosphere where culinary delights meet up with exemplary customer service to make dining a memorable occasion, according to a press release. Cooters also features a sociable bar area, where every day is a party and where imaginative tropical beverages are created to tempt and please.Sweet Tooth to host grand opening eventLARGO Sweet Tooth Yogurt will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, June 29, 1 to 4 p.m. Sweet Tooth Yogurt is located next to Bonham Dental at 12720 Ulmerton Road. 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Marianne Fisher CEO FAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINEFAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINE010313 022813 Largo Foot and Ankle Center1680 West Bay Drive, Largo, FL727-586-3668Toenail Fungus?Laser Solution!Call 727-586-3668Laser Nail Fungus Treatment kills the fungus that lives in and under the toenail. The laser light passes through the toenail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. There is a warming sensation and some patients may feel a pinprick. Just walk in and walk out. The laser nail fungus procedure only takes 15-20 minutes. Shoes and nail polish can be worn immediately after the treatment.Dr. Dale R. MonastPodiatric Physician & Surgeon Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons F.D.A. Cleared 14A Schools Jazz music flowed from the cafeteria of Bardmoor Elementary School on May 31. The Clearwater Jazz Quartet treated the fourth and fifth graders to a lively concert. Students clapped and sang to jazz tunes from such greats as W.C. Handy, Duke Ellington and Nat King Cole, as narrator Frank Williams entertained the students with stories about the history of jazz. Pictured, from left, are trumpeter Dwayne White, double bassist Glenn Stevenson, keyboardist and soloist Karen Benjey, Williams, Bardmoor music specialist Cynthia Triffon and saxophonist George All.Jazz loversPhoto courtesy of BARDMOOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL On June 3, Jackie Brochman, left, received the award for Outstanding School Volunteer of the Year in the adult category from former Seminole High School principal Walter Weller. Brochman contributed 1,700 hours while working closely with the band program ensuring that all volunteers were properly registered. Volunteer honored School newsDistrict launches new academic plannerAfter recognizing the need to help guidance counselors track student progress, Pinellas County Schools will incorporate a new academic planning system in the 2013-2014 school year called Counselor Connect. Students will begin using the planner during their eighth grade year. The program will allow students to design and update their academic plans to align graduation, college and career goals; project their grade-point averages based on future performance in classes; and to analyze their performance based on their actual grades to ensure they meet graduation, college admission and scholarship requirements. The program also helps guidance counselors to monitor student progress and provides a messenger system from parents to guidance counselors. Students will be able to change their academic plans to align with their goals at any time. Students awarded laptops for volunteerismST. PETERSBURG Students from Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Polk, Citrus, Hernando and Manatee counties won the Bright House Networks Future Leadership Scholars Award on June 7 at Tropicana Field for demonstrating commitment to their community. Each winner received a new laptop and carrying case. To win the award, students were required to perform 50 hours of community service throughout the year while maintaining a 2.5 grade-point average or higher.CCC students win State Farm Student of the YearCLEARWATER Clearwater Central Catholic High School announced its State Farm Students of the Year on June 10 at the schools annual award banquet. Christopher Kieler was awarded Student of the Year and Kelly Shanahan was awarded Student-Athlete of the Year. They were each awarded a scholarship from the Katherine Jones Insurance Agency. Jones is a CCC alumnus. LHS Class of 1963 plans 50th reunionLARGO The Largo High School Class of 1963 announces its 50th reunion celebration will be held Sept. 6-8 at the Hilton Clearwater Beach, 400 Mandalay Ave. Also invited are 1963 Seminole High School graduates, classmates who transferred from Largo High and Largo High graduates from the class of 1964 and 1965. For information about hotel accommodations, visit www.largo63.com. For reservations, call 4423457. Contact Charlie Harper at charper1@tam pabay.rr.com or 584-4906 or Bonnie Fyfe McGee at bmcgee@tampabay.rr.com. Visit the Seminole Beacon every day at www.TBNweekly.com Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Seminole Beacon, June 27, 2013 ObituariesJulia Anna Buhrle (nee Moos) of Clearwater, Fla. died June 17, 2013 at Brookside Hospice Care Center, just days before age 96. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa. and lived in Pennsauken, N.J. for 30 years before moving to Palm Harbor, Fla. in 1982. Julia was married and widowed three times. She was predeceased by her daughter, Anna, and two grandchildren, Harry and Jacqueline. She worked in electronics manufacturing for Remington Rand/Univac. Julia was a remarkable seamstress who designed and sewed wardrobes for herself, her children and grandchildren. In her late 60s and 70s she was an awardwinning competitive ballroom dancer. She is survived by her daughter, Julia Bohl and her son-in-law, Don, of Port Chester, N.Y. and her son, Harry Barth and his wife, Penny, of Dunedin; her grandchildren, Kristina Bohl Christian of N.Y., and Don G. Bohl of Maine; her greatgrandchildren, Adam Bohl and Janet Christian, and step-greatgranddaughter, Nicole Zganjer. Visitation will be at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, 2860 Sunset Point Rd., Clearwater, on June 30, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. A Christian Service of remembrance will be held at Hope Presbyterian Church, 1698 S. Belcher Rd., Clearwater, on June 30 at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of owers, contributions may be sent to Hope Presbyterian Church at the above address. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, (727) 796-1992. Sylvanabbey.com Julia Anna BUHRLE Friday Sabbath services 7pm17th St. & 29th Ave., St. Pete. 345-7777 www.jewishheritage.net/Email: rabbi@jewishheritage.net Beth-El ShalomMessianic Congregation 71411 FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY CHURCH4321 Duhme Rd., Madeira BeachBible Study Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Sunday School 9:15 a.m. WORSHIP 10:00 a.m.Pastor J. 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Seniors dont feel the heat the way younger people do, and so might not be aware of the risks of high temperatures. As a caregiver you can help to prevent dehydration and heat exhaustion in your senior loved one by following these simple tips: 6201311350 66th St. N., Largo 727-538-7771Theres A Comfort Keeper Close ByCovering All Of Pinellas CountyWe provide non-medical in-home care such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, and companionship to help people maintain quality, independent lives in the comfort of their own homes. WWW.COMFORTKEEPERS.COMNO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE, Diane Genovese Owner Summer Safety for SeniorsDiane Genovese Owner Make sure your senior drinks plenty of fluids throughout the day, even if he or she doesnt feel thirsty. Seniors should avoid caffeine and alcoholic beverages as much as possible as they accelerate dehydration. Have him or her drink plenty of water. The body also loses sodium and potassium through sweating, so popular sports drinks can be good for rehydration also. Good nutrition and adequate fluids are especially important for seniors in the hot summer months. Remember, dehydration increases the risk of skin injury. Take frequent breaks to cool down. When spending time out in the hot sun, its beneficial to take numerous breaks to recover. Having a cool area in his or her home in which to recover can also be beneficial. Make sure the homes cooling device-whether its an electric fan, a portable air conditioner or central AC-is working properly to ensure faster recovery. Limit strenuous activity and exercise. Our body works hard enough during the hot days that adding strenuous physical activity can be detrimental. If your senior exercises regularly, try it during the early morning or late evenings.Planning around the hottest time of the day can help to limit exposure to the heat. Health 15A Health newsMcDowell Orthodontics newly founded Smile for a Lifetime chapterSEMINOLE Dr. Ernest McDowell, of McDowell Orthodontics, recently announced his newly founded Pinellas County chapter of Smile for a Lifetime as a way to give back to the community and invest in the future of under-served children. Through this nonprofit organization, McDowell provides scholarships for orthodontic treatment to 8 to 10 local children each year on a completely pro bono basis. At Smile for a Lifetime Foundation, the mission is to create self-confidence, inspire hope, and change the lives of children in our community in a dramatic way. The gift of a smile can do all this for a deserving, underserved individual who, in turn, can use this gift to better themselves and the community. The foundation will award one set of braces per month to individuals that could not otherwise afford orthodontic treatment. McDowell has recruited a local board of directors to help inform our community on the benefits of Smile for a Lifetime and to help determine the recipients. Information and applications are available at www.mcdowellorthodontics.com.Concussion program setCLEARWATER Sports medicine physician Ted Farrar, M.D., will host a free presentation on preventing and managing a concussion in active youth and adults on Wednesday, July 10, 6 p.m., at the Aging Well Center at the Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Road. Topics will include early/same-day signs and symptoms, when to seek additional help, treatments and Florida law regarding student athletes. Farrar helps oversee a concussion prevention and management program that has been used to provide baseline testing student athletes in Pinellas County. The program features ImPACT Immediate PostConcussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing. Across Pinellas County, BayCare has screened nearly 3,000 student athletes. For information or to register, visit www.mpmhealth.com.Sunstar Paramedics earns accreditationLARGO Ambulance/EMS service provider East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System Emergency Medical Services recently announced that the Commission of Accreditation of Ambulance Services has individually accredited all five of the companys divisions. This includes Pinellas Countys branch, Sunstar Paramedics. ETMC EMS is the operator of five wholly owned Paramedics Plus divisions in major metropolitan areas nationwide, and serves as the 911service provider in each of the five locations. It is unusual for such a large provider to be able to accomplish this across their system, said Ron Schwartz in a press release. Schwartz is vice president of ETMC EMS. I want to commend our administrative staff for the hard work and dedication that these accreditations signify. CAASs stringent standards reflect our companys goals and philosophies. CAAS is an independent commission that established a comprehensive series of standards for the ambulance service industry. CAAS accreditation signifies that an EMS service has met the gold standard determined by the ambulance industry to be essential in a modern emergency medical services provider. These standards often exceed those established by state or local regulation. The CAAS standards are designed to increase operational efficiency and clinical quality, while decreasing risk and liability to the organization. In addition to the CAAS accreditations, Sunstars operations dispatch center is ACE accredited by the National Academies of Emergency Dispatch. Also, the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport System accredits the Pinellas County Paramedics Plus operation, Sunstar, for its critical care transport services. We are thrilled to hear that we renewed our accreditations with CASS, said Mark Postma, COO with Sunstar Paramedics. These accreditations are important to us, as they signify our level of standards for EMS services.Foundation to celebrate Sniders birthdayLARGO During the month of June, the Sun Coast Osteopathic Foundation, formerly Sun Coast Hospital Foundation, invites the community and others to help honor the dream and vision of Dr. Alan J. Snider on his birthday. Snider was born June 30, 1911. His story is an amazing journey from remote Canada to Largo. His childhood dream to build a hospital came true in 1957 with the founding of Sun Coast Hospital. In his honor, the foundation is collecting birthday cards and online messages from his friends, family members, former colleagues, employees and community leaders. To wish Snider a happy birthday, visit www.DrSnider102.com. The foundation also will celebrate this milestone with the Snider Family at its upcoming 102nd birthday celebration special event on Saturday, June 29, 4 to 6 p.m., at the Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. Tickets are $50 a person. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Proceeds will support the foundations medical education scholarship and community health initiatives. For tickets, call 4830661. The event will feature hors doeuvres, beer, wine and birthday cake. Cocktail attire is required. Music will be provided by Jim Lanier. For information, visit www.DrSnider102.com.MPM, Threshers unite against breast cancer CLEARWATER The Clearwater Threshers baseball diamond soon will be a girls best friend when the team joins forces with Morton Plant Mease for the eighth annual Pitch for Pink event to strike out breast cancer. The event is scheduled for Friday, July 12, at Bright House Field, 601 N. Old Coachman Road. Activities include a post-game concert featuring s stars Tone Loc and Rob Base, a breast cancer survivors lap, a silent auction, a car giveaway from Dimmitt Chevrolet, and a baseball game with the Clearwater Threshers, Class A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, taking on the Port Charlotte Stone Crabs, Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays. The event schedule is as follows: 5:30 p.m. Gates open; first 1,000 women through the gates receive a commemorative Pitch for Pink tote bag 6 p.m. Breast cancer survivors lap 6:30 p.m. Clearwater Threshers vs. Port Charlotte Stone Crabs A post-game concert with Tone Loc (Funky Cold Medina, Wild Thing) and Rob Base (It Takes Two, Joy and Pain) will get everyone up and dancing. A special part of the night is when breast cancer survivors are invited to take a lap around the bases before the game. Players from both teams, along with the fans, cheer on the survivors, offering support and recognizing their strength as they battle breast cancer. The pink jerseys worn by the players and pink bats will be autographed and auctioned off in the silent auction with several other donated items from local businesses and individuals. Dimmitt Chevrolet will offer a chance to win a pink Chevy Camaro. Attendees have an opportunity to win prizes with pink balloons, and pink baseballs also will be available for sale. Tickets start at $5. Call 467-4457 or visit www.threshersbaseball .com. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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I am pleased and honored to be called as Rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Tarpon Springs, said Farrell, a lifelong Episcopalian and native of Sarasota, in a press release. Farrell, whose call was approved this week by Bishop Dabney T. Smith, will be formally installed this fall as only the fourth rector of the parish, which is notable for still worshiping in its original Florida carpenter Gothic church building. Throughout its history, All Saints has been closely linked to the history and economic development of Tarpon Springs; one of the founding members of the parish was responsible for bringing the sponging industry to Tarpon Springs and also founded the Tarpon Springs Sponge Exchange.Unitarian Universalists of ClearwaterCLEARWATER Festival Ruah: Celebrating and Remembering will be presented Friday, June 27, 7 p.m., at the Octagon Arts Center, 2470 Nursery Road. Celebrating and Remebering will be a multicultural, interfaith program to celebrate the summer season and share our thanks and well wishes to the Rev. Abhi Janamanchi. This will be the last Ruah including Abhi. He has accepted a position at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, Md. The program will feature multicultural music and dance, poetry and readings on the miracles of summer. The celebration will include Gumbi Ortiz & New Groove City, Latin percussion and music; Baba Abasi Ote, didgeridoo and percussion; Jayash & Manash Ramanathan, classical Indian dancers; Kuumba Dancers & Drummers; Venupuri Srinivas; Sachiko Luna Kline; Anirudh Challa; Cathy Costa, vocals; Barry Skeete, Percussion; and Fred Johnson, internationally renowned jazz musician. Ruah means spirit or wind in Hebrew. Festival Ruah is a celebration of the spirit across cultures, traditions, and faiths. This program is part of a series of monthly gatherings called Festival Ruah: A Multicultural Spirit Experience. Admission is free. A love offering will be gratefully accepted. Childcare for infants and toddlers will be provided. For information, call 531-7704 or mail@uuclear water.org. Visit UUClearwater.orgHope Presbyterian ChurchCLEARWATER Adult Sunday School classes continue to meet over the summer in Hambley Hall at Hope Presbyterian Church, 1698 S. Belcher Road. The classes meet at 9 a.m. Two different groups are currently in session, including Wired Word or Bible Baffle. Attendees also may attend worship following class at 10:15 a.m. For information, call 531-3200 or visit www.HopeFamily.com. Todays Paper Delivered FREE To You Courtesy of the Advertisers in Todays Paper Let Them Know Yo u Appreciate it Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Diversions Things to do around Pinellas County Classieds Events MoviesSeminole Beacon Section B June 27, 2013Visit www.TBNweekly.com B l a s t F r i d a y featuring Robin Zander Band, presented by Bright House Networks; Friday, June 28, 5:30 p.m., in the Cleveland Street District, Clearwater. This free street festival and concert will feature a variety of vendors, as well as food, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. The street fair begins at 5:30 p.m. with entertainment outside until 10 p.m. Blast Friday is produced by Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road. A limited number of VIP tickets are available in the Budweiser Platinum VIP section priced at $30. The Budweiser Platinum VIP package includes a general admission ticket in the reserved seating section directly in front of the stage, two free Bud Platinum beers and a free slice of pepperoni or cheese pizza from Tonys Pizza. For VIP tickets, call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. S t P e t e P r i d e P r o m e n a d e a n d S t r e e t F e s t i v a l Saturday, June 29, in the Grand Central District, along Central Avenue between 21st Street and 29th Street, St. Petersburg. Starting at 10 a.m., The St. Pete Pride Promenade will run along Central Avenue between 21st Street and 29th Street. It will feature more than 100 organizations and businesses supporting and celebrating the Tampa Bay LGBT community. The Street Festival runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Now in its 11th year, it is Tampa Bays annual LGBT street fair that combines vendors, entertainers and activities for a day of fun and celebration in the name of equality. The Street Festival and Promenade combined attracts thousands of out-of-state visitors and brings them together with local residents and families, corporate sponsors, community leaders and area business owners. For event information, visit www.stpetepride.com. T h e M e d i u m presented by St. Petersburg Opera; Saturday, June 29, 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, June 30, 2 p.m., at The Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $20. Call 823-2040 or visit www.stpeteopera.org. St. Petersburg Opera will kick off its first summer opera festival with Giancarlo Menottis chilling story of a psychic who pretends to communicate with the dead relatives of her gullible customers. During one of her sances, something happens that she cannot explain, which leads her to question whether its all a fake or not. The production stars Melissa Misener as Baba, Stefanie Izzo as Monica, Rim Karnavicius, Michelle Rego, Mindy Mabry, and Christopher Romeo. Izzo recently sang the role of Monica in an Off Broadway production and was hailed as bringing a gorgeously rich and full sound to the part. The opera will be performed in English with the original orchestration and will be fully staged. A N i g h t a t t h e P O P e r a f e a t u r i n g K l a s s i k a Sunday, June 30, 7 p.m., at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. Cost is $16 for adults and $14 for members and students. Call 942-5605 or visit www.tarponarts.org. Attendees will be mesmerized by the trio Klassika, which performs a combination of pop music and opera. These three classically trained voices form a harmonious blend that is known as POPera or Classical Crossover. They perform favorites such as: Unchained Melody, Bridge Over Troubled Water, My Heart Will Go On, and others. Klassika performs a stunning variety of styles while singing in English, Italian, Spanish and French. The trio is Jolanda Nel, Clint Shepherd, and Chris Romeo. J u a n e s L o u d & U n p l u g g e d T o u r Sunday, June 30, 7:30 p.m., at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $49.50. Call 813-229-7827 or visit www.strazcenter.org. Juanes will bring his critically-praised Loud & Unplugged Tour to Tampa. In November 2012, the Colombian rock superstar won the Album of the Year trophy for Juanes MTV Unplugged at the 13th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. This was the third time Juanes won Album of the Year at the Latin Grammys. Having sold more than 15 million albums worldwide, the 19-time Latin Grammy Award-winning Juanes has been heralded as the single most important figure of the past decade in Latin music by The Los Angeles Times and as Latin Americas hottest singer-songwriter a soulful poet with electric guitar by The New York Times. Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:The HeatGenre: Action and comedyCast: Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Demin Bichir, Marlon Wayans and Michael Rapaport Director: Paul Feig Rated: R FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) the Fed and Boston cop Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) the Fuzz couldnt be more incompatible. But when they join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: buddies. From DGA Award winner and Emmy nominee Paul Feig, The Heat takes a look at the odd couple pairing of two law enforcement officials who, to their everlasting shock, slowly find themselves on the same page. Starring Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock, whose films have grossed $2.9 billion worldwide, and Academy Award nominee Melissa McCarthy, The Heat has bawdy laughs and real emotional stakes. White House DownGenre: Action and thrillerCast: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins and James Woods Director: Roland Emmerich Rated: PG-13 In Columbia Pictures White House Down, Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nations government falling into chaos and time running out, its up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.Opening this weekendThe Heat pairs Bullock, McCarthy; Foxx, Tatum star in White House Down Photo courtesy of TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATIONFBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock), left, and Boston Detective Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) sit in shock after an unexpected setback in a scene from The Heat. The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.ByzantiumGenre: Horror and thrillerCast: Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Sam Riley, Jonny Lee Miller, Caleb Landry Jones and Danny Mays Director: Neil JordanPhoto by REINER BAJO/COLUMBIA PICTURES INDUSTRIES INC.Jamie Foxx, left, and Channing Tatum star in Columbia Pictures White House Down. See OPENING, page 2B Top Five Diversions Top Five Diversions 020713 The Power of Knowledge ... 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2B Just for Fun Seminole Beacon, June 27, 2013 iTHAI & SUSHIiTHAI & SUSHIAuthentic Thai Cuisine & Sushi Take-out & Delivery Available OPEN 11:30-3:00 Monday Saturday Sunday 4:30-9:3011002 Seminole Blvd. 202-6929Sushi Roll 2 for $10 ... Lunch Only 10%OFFAny Dinner or Lunch EntreeOffer Expires July 12, 2013062713NEW IN TOWN 0103137676 131st Street N. Seminole, Florida 33776www.massarodental.comTHEPATIENTANDANYOTHERPERSONRESPONSIBLEFORPAYMENTHASTHERIGHTTOREFUSETOPAY, CANCELPAYMENTORBE REIMBURSEDFORPAYMENTFORANYOTHERSERVICE, EXAMINATIONORTREATMENTWHICHISPERFORMEDASARESULTOFAND WITHIN72 HOURSOFRESPONDINGTOTHEADVERTISEMENTFORTHEFREE, DISCOUNTEDORREDUCEDFEESERVICE, EXAMINATION ORTREATMENT. SPECIAL Since 1973Limited Time OfferCall Today 397-6611Trudi P. Massaro, D.M.D.General and Cosmetic DentistryNew Patient Exam and X-RaysOnly$79.00 BEGINNERBRIDGELESSONSCall 727-363-1136 For Details NEW Location NEW LocationSt. Petersburg Bridge ClubNOVICEGAMESMON. WED. FRI. 12:30 PM12 Duplicate Games Each Week9103 U.S. Hwy 19 N., Mainlands Plaza Pinellas Parkwww.stpetebridge.org062713 First Lesson Free Starting Week Of July 9th sip magazines and a Mexican with an important secret. Each of them has a project in Mexico City, either to work or to escape. They all have some kind of secret, not just the Mexican. Their defenselessness in the face of danger provokes a general catharsis among the passengers and the crew, and this ends up becoming the best way to escape from the idea of death. This catharsis, developed in the tone of a riotous, moral comedy, fills the time with sensational confessions that help them forget the anguish of the moment.For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly.com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the left-side menu.Rated: RTwo mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequence.CopperheadGenre: DramaCast: Billy Campbell, Angus Macfadyen and Peter Fonda Director: Ron Maxwell Not rated Upstate New York, 1862 inspired by actual events: Dairy farmer Abner Beech despises slavery but just as passionately opposes this war that President Lincoln is waging, all in the name of union, hundreds of miles away. Abner is neither a Yankee nor a Rebel. He is what is known as a Copperhead. A local anti-slavery zealot named Hagadorn stirs up the town against him, first with pamphlets, then with rumors that prompt shopkeepers to boycott Abners dairy products, next by coaxing the community to shun his family. Worse, Abners son falls in love with Hagadorns daughter marching off to war to please her, and goes missing in action. Hagadorns wild-eyed rhetoric ignites a torch-bearing mob to descend upon Abners farm, placing all that both men love in mortal danger. Copperhead is a parable of the Civil War and perhaps for our own time.Im So Excited!Genre: Comedy Cast: Carlos Areces, Raul Arevalo, Javier Cmara, Lola Dueas, Carmen Machi, Laya Mart, Cecilia Roth, Hugo Silva, Miguel ngel Silvestre and Blanca Surez Director: Pedro Almodvar Rated: R A very varied group of people are in a precarious situation aboard a plane flying to Mexico City. A technical failure (a kind of justifiable negligence, even though it sounds contradictory, but thats what human actions are) has endangered the lives of the passengers on Peninsula Flight 2549. The pilots, hardened, experienced professionals are striving, along with their colleagues in the Control Center, to find a solution. The flight attendants and the chief steward are atypical, baroque characters who, in the face of danger, try to forget their own personal problems and devote themselves body and soul to the task of making the flight as enjoyable as possible for the passengers, while they wait for a solution. Life in the clouds is as complicated as it is at ground level, and for the same reasons, which could be summarized in two: sex and death. The travelers in business class consist of a pair of newlyweds, partygoers, worn out by their wedding celebration; a financier and embezzler; unscrupulous in business but also a father afflicted by his daughters estrangement; an inveterate Don Juan with an uneasy conscience who is trying to say goodbye to one of his women (girlfriends); a rural psychic; a queen of the gosOPENING, from page 1B Photo by PAOLA ARDIZZONI & EMILIO PEREDAAbove, Carlos Areces, left, stars as Fajas and Ral Arvalo as Ulloa in Im So Excited!, distributed by Sony Pictures Classics. Below, Billy Campbell stars as Abner Beech in Copperhead.Photo courtesy of BRAINSTORM MEDIAJune 27, 2013CapricornDecember 22 January 19 A chance meeting results in an interesting exchange. Dont believe everything you hear, Capricorn. A standoff at work is a real eye-opener.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18 Youve got the upper hand this week, Aquarius. Use it to your advantage. A personal issue comes to a head for a friend. Be there for them.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20 Money matters take precedence this week. Review your budget with care, Pisces. There are ways to cut back. A mentor makes a generous offer.AriesMarch 21 April 19 A project grows. Plan accordingly, Aries, or prepare for less than stellar results. Youngsters bring a breath of fresh air to a special occasion. Enjoy!TaurusApril 20 May 20 Summer calls for fun in the sun. Take a break from the action, Taurus, and you will return with a fresh perspective and more energy to tackle a nagging problem.GeminiMay 21 June 21 Oops, Gemini. An argument at home spirals out of control due to a crass remark. Its your turn to play peacemaker. A report receives rave reviews.CancerJune 22 July 22 Concerns grow over a relatives need for independence. Dont add to the fodder until you have your facts straight, Cancer. There is more to the situation than you realize.LeoJuly 23 August 22 Big ideas call for big support, Leo. You may have to scale back on an idea in order to bring it to light. A mix-up in communication ends in laughter.VirgoAugust 23 September 22 Gather the troops, Virgo. A home improvement project looms. Romance burns bright. Perhaps its time for a getaway, or the very least, a date.LibraSeptember 23 October 22 Dont underestimate the resourcefulness of a young friend, Libra. If you need help, say so and they will provide. A long-held opinion changes.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21 Making up is not always as hard as they say it is. Give that loved one a call and do your best to set things right. You may soon need their help, Scorpio.SagittariusNovember 22 December 21 If you can dream it, you can do it, Sagittarius. Nothing is beyond your reach this week. Invitations arrive by the dozen. Say yes to the best and toss the rest. Across1. Handle the food for a party 6. Beta follower 11. PC "brain" (acronym) 14. Blush 15. Be of use 16. Ashes holder 17. Italian good-bye 19. P.I., e.g. 20. Glittery Christmas tree decoration 21. Hot sauce 23. "C'___ la vie!" 24. Blotto 27. Fluid in veins of gods (Greek mythology) 28. Ancient colonnade 30. Lamb Chop's Lewis 32. Corner piece 33. Grafting shoot 35. Baby bird? 37. Forte (2 wds) 39. Any "Seinfeld," now 40. "Life of ___," radio and TV comedy 41. Centers of activity 42. Brightest star in Virgo 44. It holds a yard 48. Avoid 50. ___ Burman, contemporary Indian artist 52. Sticker 53. "So soon?" 55. Make secret 57. J. Edgar Hoover's org. 58. Accommodations lower in quality (2 wds) 61. "Dig in!" 62. Giggle 63. Buenos ___ 64. Arid 65. Display 66. Rustic house built by prairie homesteader Down1. Jalopies 2. Classical Greek verb tense expressing action 3. Ask, as for aid (2 wds) 4. Auspices 5. Retain with stone 6. "Crikey!" 7. "___ Maria" 8. One who suffers for his beliefs 9. Flexible mineral 10. Accused's need 11. Stop before the end (2 wds) 12. Prepare beforehand, e.g. rice 13. Wine waiter duty 18. Dropped sounds in words, e.g. "chocolate" 22. Word formed from the initial letters of words 25. Unit of loudness 26. Spanish drink made of wine, fruit and sugar 29. With a leg on each side 31. Cut off 34. French vineyard 36. 20-20, e.g. 37. Freedom from risk 38. Basketball maneuver 39. Racecar safety device when overturned 41. Flipped 43. Hitchcock classic 45. On the train 46. Washed in soapy water 47. Abounding in long locks of hair 49. Bridge positions 51. Ancient Peruvians 54. Abstruse 56. History Muse 59. "___ the fields we go" 60. After expenses Place a Number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Sudoku answers from last weekSudoku CrosswordHoroscopesCrossword answers from last week Not Seeing Eye to Eye With Your Pet? Not Seeing Eye to Eye With Your Pet? Call the FREE24-Hour SPCA Behavior Helpline 727-586-3591 x133 Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Entertainment 3B Seminole Beacon, June 27, 2013 776 Missouri Ave. N., Largo727.584.5888Sunday-Thursday 11am-9pm Friday & Saturday 11am-10pmroosterfishgrill.comNOWOPENCome Check The NEW Place Out! East Bay Dr. West Bay Dr. N. Missouri Ave. Walmart Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Largo High School 4th Ave. NE 1st Ave. NE 2nd Ave. NERosery Road NWN 62713$100Margaritas5 Flavors to Choose From!With purchase of any entree item. Not valid with any other offers. Valid with TBN coupon. Valid 6/29/13 only. ALL DAY MONDAY All U-Can-Eat Fish & Chips$799Limited Time Offer.SUNDAY Prime Rib Special8oz for$1299/ 12oz for $1699Sat., June 29th only. 18117 Gulf Blvd.Redington ShoresNext to Beach PizzaFlorida 33708727-575-9952Tuesday Saturday 11am-9pm Sunday 1pm-7pm Monday 11am-7pmWWW.HERBSBYMERLIN.COMHerbs by Merlin Enterprises LLC. 011713VEGETABLE PLANTS RAW HONEYSPECIAL BLENDED TEAS TINCTURES HERBAL SOAPS HERBS HEALTH PRODUCTS CULINARY HERBS Tea Leaf & Tarot Card Reading Call for AppointmentHerbs Spices Gift Items Tea Pots Local Honey ESSENTIAL OILS HEALTH PRODUCTS SPIRITUAL HERBS SPICES by HerbsByMerlin.comHerbal Gift Shop 9531 Bay Pines Blvd.Hours: Mon.-Thurs 9am-9pm Fri.-Sat. 9am-10pm Sun. 9am-7pm727.394.PIPO (7476)Place your order online at www.pipos1979.com NOW HIRING!062713Happy 4th of July ... Leave your catering to us! Serving Beer & Wine 062713 062713 Dunedin Orange FestivalJuly 6 event celebrates Dunedins connection to the citrus industry with music, food and games By LEE CLARK ZUMPEThe fourth annual Dunedin Orange Festival will be Saturday, July 6, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., at Edgewater Park, 51 Main St., Dunedin. The annual event will feature plenty of fun and games as well as entertainment. Planned activities include the Mojo Cook-off, music, food, silent auction and programs and a fun zone for kids. Among the activities that may be of particular interest to younger visitors are the following: Honeymoon Islands Nature Center Canopy Dunedin Library Canopy, where visitors can learn and look at books regarding Dunedins history and its connection to the citrus industry Dunedins Historical Museum display, featuring items showcasing the citrus industry and its impact on Dunedin. The Dunedin Orange Bonnet Silent Auction will feature more than 25 hats from local merchants. Attendees may bid on their favorite bonnet, all designed and made by downtown merchants. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Dunedin Historical Museum. This years Mojo Cook-off will kick off at 11:30 a.m. Guests will have an opportunity to sample delicious Mojo pork dishes and vote on their favorite dish for a $10 donation. Defending the title will be Sea Sea Riders. Challengers include Dunedin Brewery, Flanagans Irish Pub, Kellys, Serendipity Caf, The Living Room, Smokehouse, Marguerites and Cafe Alfresco. The winner of the contest will be announced at 3 p.m. This years festival will boast a new component: Orange Fest After Dark. Beginning at 4 p.m. and running until 10 p.m., Orange Fest After Dark will showcase live music in the park with local vendors. Attendees can bring a blanket for sunset viewing and dance the night away. This years entertainment lineup, provided by organizer Steve Spathelf, includes the following: 10 to 11:30 a.m. KJ 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. John Tucker, DJ 2:30 to 4 p.m. Jack, Josie, & Friends 4 to 5:30 p.m. Time Bandits 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 6 Volt Rodeo 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Julie Black The event headliner, Julie Black, makes frequent appearances at Florida festivals. The critically acclaimed songwriter released her debut CD Call Me Angel for Blues in 2007. Black songs inspire with stories of life and love. Her sultry, powerful vocals weave potent tales within sumptuous melodies and rhythms. As Blacks fan base continues to grow, she performs often at major music festivals, concert halls and select venues. Her passionate live performances are intensified by the superb musicianship of her world-class band which features Dave Eichenberger on guitar, Michael Johnn on keys, Father Bill Spicuglia on bass and Frankie Timpanelli on drums. Another side of Dunedins historyPinellas residents are well aware of Dunedins proud Scottish roots. The city showcases its Scottish heritage at two annual events: The Dunedin Highland Games and the Dunedin Celtic Festival. It also celebrates its background with the annual Military Tattoo, an exhibition of marching bands, bagpipe bands, brass bands, highland dancers and more. But there is another side of Dunedins history. Like much of Pinellas, the land in and around Dunedin once was covered with seemingly endless orange groves.Several years ago, Dunedin resident and artist Steven Spathelf decided to remind people that Dunedins history is tied to those orange groves to growing citrus trees and packing crates filled with oranges bound for markets around Florida and elsewhere. The citrus industry was important to Dunedin from the late 1800s through the middle of the 20th century.The Skinner and Douglas families were huge names in this industry. As an artist, Spathelf particularly found himself drawn to the beautifully designed labels that were made to go on each side of the fruit crates. The Skinner and Douglas families of Dunedin had many such labels designed. Visitors to the Dunedin Historical Museum can view some of these vintage labels. Spathelf has admired, collected and has been inspired by the designs of these vintage fruit crate labels for years. In 2009, Spathelf and fellow resident Marsha Goins got up early one morning, stealthily invaded the downtown area and secretly painted a series of loose oranges around the district in an attempt to remind city residents about the importance of citrus. The reaction was overwhelmingly positive and the scheme quickly led local merchants to create a festival revolving around the concept. With the help of the Dunedin Historical Museum and the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce, the Dunedin Orange Festival was born. The inaugural event was presented July 3, 2010. The Dunedin Orange Festival serves as a fundraiser for the Dunedin Historical Society and The Dunedin Chamber Foundation. The fourth annual Orange Festival proceeds will help enable the Dunedin Historical Museum to follow its mission to educate and preserve the communitys rich cultural heritage. Funds are used to maintain educational programming such as museum exhibits, traveling exhibits to local schools and community centers and create exciting projects for summer camp students. These programs directly serve and benefit the students and community of Dunedin. For information, visit dunedino rangefestival.com.Julie Black headlines this years Dunedin Orange Festival July 6. Photo by PAULA SHOWEN Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


4B Entertainment Seminole Beacon, June 27, 2013 Legion Membership Required For Alcohol Monday Dance 1:30-4:30pm w/Bobby Tess Friday, June 28 Just Us Saturday, June 29 Double M Sunday, J une 30 Al R uggiero 4-7pm FRIDAY FISH FRY 4:30-7pm $7 Fried, blackened, grilled, with fries, slaw & dinner roll Lunch Tues.-Fri. 11:30am-2:30pm Sunday Burgers $3.25 2-5pm062713 727-595-2095SPECIAL 18 HOLESTee Times on Line www.BayPointeGolf.net 18 Hole Par 61$16 Walk $22 Ride7 a.m. Noon $14 Unlimited Holes Walking Noon till dusk$12 Walk $18 RideAfternoon Tee Times Till 6PM 9399 Commodore Drive Seminole 060613 10799 PARKBLVD., SEMINOLESEMINOLEBONELESSWINGSNLB LIVEVIA SATELLITE HAPPYHOURMON.-SAT. 4-7 Every Tue. 6-8pmMAGICIAN6 New Burgers Angus Burger New Lunch Menu Starting at $5.99 Kids Game Room Kids Eat Free Every Tuesday with Adult 040413 LUNCH COUPON11am-4pm Mon.-Fri. onlyBuy One Get One of equal or lesser value 1 / 2 O F F Does not include Lunch Specials Menu. With the purchase of two beverages.Includes: sandwiches, salads, wraps, & baskets only. Does not include combos and specials. Dine-in only.We Are Collecting Donations For The Wounded Warriors! A Tradition For 45 YearsCASUAL INDOOR/OUTDOOR DININGFRESH SEAFOOD, STEAKS, SALADS, BURGERS & MORE!L U N C H E A R L Y S P E C I A L S D I N N E R New Home of Island Marine Boat Rentals 50 Boat Slips www.thepubwaterfrontrestaurant.com 10 Dinners Under$12.95 Breakfast Buffet Saturday & Sunday $11.95 041113Voted the Best Place to Dock and Dine! 062013 125 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach727-595-1320 www.jdsrestaurant.com R e s t a u r a n t & L o u n g e 62713Casual Waterfront Dining on the Intracoastal BreakfastSpecials! from $2& UpTues.-Fri.LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Every Day Inside and OutOutside Music on the Porch Tues.-Sun. 1-5pm & 6-10pmPiano Bar Inside Nightly FREE Shrimp Cocktail Buy 1 Get 1 JDs Famous $1 Burgers WEDNESDAY $1 Tacos & Hot Dogs THURSDAY Chicken Wings Specials SUNDAY $6.75 Thurs. 6/27-Sat. 6/29 Motown Weekend with Act III 6-10pmFri. 6/28 Cristi Vale 1-5pm Sat. 6/29 Latria Savage 1-5pmHAPPY HOUR 8AM-6PM CHEAP DRINKSCelebrating28 Years!$4.95 Value. With purchase of any meal. One coupon per table. Not valid with other offers. Exp. 6-30-13NOON CLOSEWith Purchase of Drink. Dine-in only.NOON 6pmWith Purchase of Drink. In Lounge Only. With Purchase of Drink. Dine in only.And Under! Noon-4pmCall ahead and take your lunch to the beach!LUNCH BASKETSCustomer Appreciation Tuesdays Back By Popular Demand Earlybirds ALL DAY & NIGHT Music sceneJuly concert headliners include Dave Matthews, Monkees; Americas Most Wanted, Mayhem Festivals set By LEE CLARK ZUMPETampa Bay area venues, both large and small, will welcome a diverse selection of musical artists in the coming weeks. Kicking off the month will be A m e r i c a s M o s t W a n t e d F e s t i v a l starring Lil Wayne, on Saturday, July 13, 7 p.m., at Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N., Tampa. Tickets start at $32. Call 813-740-2446 or visit www.livenation.com. Presented by Mountain Dew, the lineup also will feature T.I., Future and Tyga. The Vans Warped Tour 2013 will be bringing the Best Day Ever to fans across North America, including a stop in the Tampa Bay area on Friday, July 26, 11 a.m., at Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $38.50. Visit www.ticketmaster.com. This summers diverse tour line-up will feature Hawthorne Heights, Sleeping With Sirens, We Came As Romans, Motion City Soundtrack, The Wonder Years, Bring Me The Horizon, Reel Big Fish, Crown The Empire, The Story So Far and many more. In addition, festival goers will experience an expanded Acoustic Basement, which features established and up-and-coming acoustic artists, such as William Beckett, Allison Weiss and The American Scene. In keeping with this years tour theme, Best Day Ever, the tour will be a music lovers playground with artists from all genres: rock, punk, pop, hip-hop, folk-punk and reggae. New to the tour this summer is the Spotify Stage, which will showcase such EDM and hip-hop artists as Crizzly, Outasight, Wallpaper. and Stephan Jacobs. For the full list of confirmed artists and dates they are playing, visit www.vanswarpedtour.com/bands. Closing July will be the R o c k s t a r E n e r g y D r i n k M a y h e m F e s t i v a l on Wednesday, July 31, noon, at Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Tickets start at $32.50. Visit www.livenation.com. Artists performing this year include main stage metal and horror legend, festival closer Rob Zombie. In addition, the festival will feature performances by the triple gold certified Five Finger Death Punch and other main stage bands such as Mastodon and Amon Amarth. The festival area is led by stage closers Children of Bodom and Machine Head as well as Job for a Cowboy, Emmure, Born of Osiris and Huntress along with others. For lineup updates, visit rockstarmayhemfest.com.Following is a list of other music scene events in the coming weeks:Jannus Live Mac Miller with Chance the Rapper, Vince Staples and the Internet; Friday, July 5, 9 p.m. We the Kings, Saturday, July 6, 6 p.m. Authority Zero, Friday, July 12, 7:30 p.m. Marilyn Manson, Saturday, July 20, 7 p.m. Passafire, Friday, July 26, 7 p.m. Jannus Live is at 16 Second St. N., St. Petersburg. Call 5650550 or visit www.jannuslive.com.The Local 662 Pacific Dub, Saturday, July 20, 7 p.m. Davey Suicide, Friday, July 26, 7 p.m. The Local 662 is at 662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Call 2584829.Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds Americas Most Wanted Festival starring Lil Wayne, Saturday, July 13, 7 p.m. Dave Matthews Band, Wednesday, July 17, 7 p.m. 311 and Sublime with Rome, Cypress Hill, Pennywise & G. Love; Tuesday, July 23, 4 p.m. Black Sabbath, Monday, July 29, 7:30 p.m. Mayhem Festival featuring Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Amon Amarth and others; Wednesday, July 31, noon The Amphitheatre is at 4802 U.S. 301 N., Tampa. Call 813740-2446 or visit www.livenation.com.The Palladium at St. Petersburg College Coo Coo Ca Choo and Tin Pan Alley, Friday, July 19, 8 p.m. The Palladium at St. Petersburg College is at 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Call 822-3590 or visit www.mypalladium.org.Ruth Eckerd Hall Alabama, Saturday, July 6, 8 p.m. The Monkees, Sunday, July 28, 7:30 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall is at 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com.Skippers Smokehouse Beth McKee, Saturday, July 20, 8 p.m. Zach Deputy, Friday, July 26, 8 p.m. Skippers Smokehouse is at 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. Call 813-971-0666 or visit www.skipperssmokehouse.com.State Theatre Anberlin, Saturday, July 13, 7 p.m. Souls of Mischief, Thursday, July 25, 8 p.m. Toad the Wet Sprocket, Saturday, July 27, 8 p.m. The Psychedelic Furs, Sunday, July 28, 7 p.m. State Theatre is at 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Call 8953045 or visit www.statetheatreconcerts.com. For more music and concert information, visit TBNweekly.com. Photo courtesy of PARADIGM TALENT AGENCYLeft, Rob Zombie headlines the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival on July 31, at Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre. Below, The Dave Matthews Band stops in the Tampa Bay area for a concert July 17 at Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa.Photo courtesy of ADRENALINE PR Photo courtesy of ADRENALINE PRRight, Hawthorne Heights is one of many bands performing at this years Vans Warped Tour, coming to the Tampa Bay area July 26 at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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The Fourth of July commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the document in which American colonies effectively declared independence from Great Britain. According to www.census.gov, On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. The website goes on to list a number of interesting facts, such as: The estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation in 1776 was 2.5 million. The nations estimated population on this July 4 will be 316.2 million. Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston comprised the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson, regarded as the strongest and most eloquent writer, wrote most of the document. John Hancock, President of the Second Continental Congress, was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Two future presidents signed: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Both men died on the 50th anniversary of signing, on July 4, 1826. In 2012, the dollar value of U.S. imports of American flags was $3.8 million. The vast majority of this amount ($3.6 million) was for U.S. flags made in China. The value of fireworks imported from China in 2012 totaled $218.2 million. As of March 1, 2013, there were 65.9 million hogs and pigs in the United States. Chances are that the pork hot dogs and sausages consumed on the Fourth of July originated in Iowa: The Hawkeye State was home to 20.3 million hogs and pigs. North Carolina boasted 8.9 million and Minnesota had 7.8 million. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country. Locally, to celebrate the event, displays of fireworks, parades, concerts and other events are planned. Following is a summary of some of the scheduled events.Belleair BluffsAn Independence Day Picnic will be presented Thursday, July 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Belleair Bluffs Community Center and Park, 2747 Sunset Blvd. The event is co-sponsored by the Bluffs Business Association. The picnic will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will feature raffle prizes, a dessert contest, inflatable bounce house, entertainment and a dunk tank. Attendees will have an opportunity to dunk city commissioners. For information, call Debra Sullivan at 584-2151 or Bonnie Trembulak at 686-8797.ClearwaterClearwater Celebrates America will be Thursday, July 4, 4 p.m., at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. The Bright House Clearwater Celebrates America event will feature the largest fireworks show in Tampa Bay. Gates will open at 4 p.m. Kids can join Radio Disney at the Natalies Juice Kids Zone from 5 to 9 p.m. This free event will feature games, performers, mascot parade and more. Attendees can celebrate Independence Day as the Mostly Pops Orchestra featuring the Wilsons perform at 7:30 p.m. The night will conclude with the Clearwater Gas Sparks the Sky fireworks display, set for 9:30 p.m. For information, visit www.my clearwater.com/eventsDunedinHometown USA will be presented Thursday, July 4, at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. The city of Dunedin and the Dunedin Blue Jays will present a free Hometown USA Celebration. Attendees can enjoy a ballgame, live concert featuring The Greg Billings Band, and a spectacular display of fireworks. The ballgame gets underway at 4:15 p.m. The concert will follow the game and fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. For information, call 812-4531.GulfportThe citys Centennial Celebration will be part of Independence Day festivities Thursday, July 4, at the Gulfport Beach Waterfront Complex and Downtown District, 5500 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport. The day will begin at 8 a.m. with Marinas Fishing Derby at the Recreation Center Field. Festivities also will include the second Funky Fourth Car Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; the Gulfport Recreation Sand Sculpture Contest on the beach, a Kidzone, live music on the outdoor casino event stage, food, fun, and arts and crafts. There will be a parade on Beach Boulevard beginning at 6 p.m. The day will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display, beginning at 9 p.m. For information, call 893-1118.Kenneth City The Kenneth City Fourth of July Parade will be Thursday, July 4, 11 a.m. The citys parade is a relatively new parade in the community, but has quickly gained a reputation as a great hometown parade. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. on 62nd Street and will proceed eastbound on 54th Avenue until it reaches 58th Street. At that point, the parade procession will turn right and head southbound on 58th Street coming to an end at the Kenneth City Community Hall, 4600 58th St.LargoLargos Fourth of July Celebration will be presented Thursday, July 4, 6 p.m., at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. Friends and family can enjoy great food, entertainment and activities for all ages, followed by a spectacular fireworks show starting at approximately 9:15 p.m. The city of Largo joins presenting sponsors Hampton Inn & Suites and Holiday Inn Express & Suites to make this event possible. On-site parking will be available for $5. Park and walk will also be available from Largo Middle School and Largo High School. Alcohol, coolers, pets, personal fireworks and sparklers will not be permitted in the park. For information, call 587-6775.LargoA patriotic celebration featuring the Gospel music of Gods Country will be presented Wednesday, July 3, at First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, 12685 Ulmerton Road, Largo. The event will feature a night of patriotism, prayer, and praise. The evening starts at 5:45 p.m. in the Fellowship Center with a traditional barbecue. At 6:45 p.m., attendees will head into the Worship Center for a night of praising God and celebrating how much Hes blessed the United States. Other than the dinner, the whole event is free. For information, call 595-3421.Madeira Beach July Fest will take place Thursday, July 4, at Archibald Beach, on Gulf Boulevard at the end of Madeira Way, Madeira Beach. From fireworks to baseball games, July 4 events are varied across the county.The event will kick off at 11 a.m. and will include live music, the biggest tiki bar on the sand with beer buckets and frozen cocktails, food vendors and a kids area with aqua bubbles and slide, hula hoop contests and a gyrosphere. Fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. All-day parking costs $10. For information, visit www. madbeachevents.com.Safety HarborThe American Legion Auxiliary Unit 238 will present its annual Fourth of July Parade Thursday, July 4, 10 a.m., on Main Street in Safety Harbor. The free parade will feature cars, floats, bands, and many other spectacles. For information, call 723-2822 The sky will light up at Safety Harbors July 4th Celebration later that day. Festivities will run from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Safety Harbor Marina, 110 Veterans Memorial Land, Safety Harbor. The celebration will kick off at 5 p.m. with live entertainment, food vendors, and a family play area. Attendees should come early to get a good seat for the best fireworks show in the Tampa Bay area, according to the citys website. For information, call 724-1572.St. Pete BeachThe city of St. Pete Beach will host its annual fireworks display on Thursday, July 4, beginning at dark. The fireworks will belaunched from Upham Beach, 6850 Beach Plaza. All normal beach and parking ordinances will be in effect. The Upham Beach entrances will be closed to the public starting at 6 p.m. and a beach launch area will be established to prepare for the fireworks at dark. For information, call 367-2735.St. PetersburgRalphie May, one of Varietys See JULY 4, page 6B Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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Forty years later, his Sunshine Sound still gets audiences worldwide out of their seats and dancing. The bands brass-oriented disco flavor was developed through KCs exposure to pop, reggae and Latin music and served as the backbone to their iconic hits Get Down Tonight, Thats the Way (I Like it), and Shake Your Booty. With over 30 albums to the bands name, their music has long survived the disco era, selling over 100 million albums, and is featured on more than 200 motion picture soundtracks. Even with the bands songs played in arenas worldwide, KC has never forgotten his roots. He is proud to have never moved farther than 10 miles away from his hometown of Hialeah, saying, Why move from an area that not only do I love, but owe so much to? Nearly four decades after first gaining notoriety, KC & The Sunshine Band is still going strong and continues to perform its enduring music in venues around the country. Single game tickets for Rays 2013 regular season home games are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, the Rays Tampa Store at 400 N. Tampa St.; and the Gate 1 Tropicana Field Box Office, as well as over the phone at 888-FAN-RAYS and 1-800-745-3000, or online at raysbaseball.com. This marks the sixth season of the Rays Summer Concert Series, produced by Ruth Eckerd Hall on the Road.Photo courtesy of TAMPA BAY RAYSHarry KC Wayne Casey started KC & the Sunshine Band in a Miami record store in 1973. Visit www.TBNweekly.com Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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