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Reflections on a tough yearCommissioner, cancer survivor reviews the best and worst of 2012 By SUZETTE PORTERSince September, its been a pretty darn good year. That might seem like a strange statement coming from a man who battled cancer and lost his mother and sister during 2012, but its how Pinellas County Commission John Morroni sums up his year. Just before Christmas last year, Morroni learned that his cancer had returned. He first learned he had non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the fall of 2008. He spent six months undergoing chemotherapy and five weeks of radiation before he could share the good news that the cancer was gone. Four years later, during a follow-up CAT scan done the second week in December, he found out the cancer had returned. We waited until the day after Christmas not to ruin everyones holiday to tell anyone, including my son, he said. The only people he told were his wife, Eileen, and his assistant at the time, Scott Kirby. I had to tell Scott, so he would know to stop booking all those appointments for me, he said. Christmas 2011 wasnt much fun. Morroni and his wife stayed home from gatherings except for one party hosted by a good friend. We were really hurting inside, he said. Two days after Christmas, Morroni began to share the news and announced it in a press release to the public Dec. 28. At that time, he didnt know what treatment plans his doctors would recommend. He put forth an optimistic front, knowing he had undergone cancer treatment in the past and could do it again. But, this time, the treatment required more than just chemotherapy and radiation. Morroni underwent a stem cell By SUZETTE PORTER LARGO The Largo Cultural Centers January schedule includes a variety of musical entertainment. The Rat Pack Now starts things off Saturday, Jan. 5, with an 8 p.m. show reliving the swing, swagger and sophisticated fun of those ring-a-ding-ding days with the best Frank-Dean-Sammy act since the originals played the Sands. This Rat Pack Trio, accompanied by their three-piece band, has perfected the voices, mannerism and banter that kept crowds enthralled until the wee hours of the morning back in the s. Advance tickets are $29.50, $34.50 and $39.50. Add $5 to the price for tickets purchased at the door. Next up is DT Productions presentation of Tribute to the King, featuring Elvis Tribute Artist Dwight Icenhower, on Sunday, Jan. 6. This intimate gospel show begins at 2 p.m. A second live band show with the Blue Suede Review Band starts at 7 p.m. Come celebrate the Kings 77th birthday with King of the World Grand Champion Dwight Icenhower, who performs across the USA and has toured in Tokyo and England. His 54 first-place wins in Elvis competitions are unprecedented. Tickets to the 2 p.m. performance are $15.50 in advance and $20.50 at the door. Tickets to the 7 p.m. live band show are $20.50 in advance and $25.50 at the door. Tom Rush comes to Largo Cultural Center Friday, Jan. 11, 8 p.m. Rushs impact on the American music scene has been profound. He helped shape the folk revival in the s and the renaissance of the s and s, his music has left its stamp on generations of artists. James Taylor, Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty and Garth Brooks have cited Rush as major influences. Visit tomrush.com to learn more about the artist. Advance tickets are $19.50, $24.50, $29.50. Add $5 to the price for tickets purchased at the door. The 5th Dimension, featuring Florence LaRue, takes stage Saturday, Jan. 12, for two shows: 4 and 8 p.m. The 5th Dimension is known for its soulful sophistication and smooth harmonies with a touch of class. The group Features Business . . . . . . . . . . .9A Classieds . . . . . . . . .5-7B Community . . . . . . . . .3, 5A County . . . . . . . . . .6, 8A Entertainment . . . . . . . .1-4B Faith & family . . . . . . . .14A Health & tness . . . . . . . .12A Just for fun . . . . . . . . . .2B Largo . . . . . . . . . . . .2A Military . . . . . . . . . . .11A Outdoors . . . . . . . . .16-17A Pet connection . . . . . . . .15A Police beat . . . . . . . . . .6A Viewpoints . . . . . . . . . .13A Call 397-5563 For News & Advertising Pinellas County rings in 2013Say goodbye to 2012 and welcome in the New Year in a variety of ways as Pinellas County rings in 2013. ... Page 1B.ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNITY SilverSnearkers at Southwest RecThe SilverSneakers program an innovative health, exercise, and wellness plan to help older adults live healthy, active lifestyles is coming to the Southwest Recreation Center and Pool at 13120 Vonn Road. ... Page 3A.POLICE BEATMan arrested for attempted murderAn 18-year-old Largo man, who himself suffered a gunshot wound, was arrested and accused of attempted murder in a shooting the morning of Dec. 21. The Pinellas County Sheriffs Office reported that Deonte Jermaine Williams shot another man and injured himself in the process. ... Page 6A.PET CONNECTIONVolunteers take the lead at shelterPinellas County Animal Services is fortunate to have about 150 volunteers who give of their time and energy to help out at the shelter. And it is even more fortunate to have volunteers who supervise the volunteers. ... Page 15A. A final semester Longtime Largo High School choir director to retire at the end of the school year By JULIANA A. TORRESLARGO The students have known of the inevitable end of a choral era since the fall. But that hasnt made Largo High Schools eventual farewell to Choir Director Bill Renfroe, who first came to teach at the school in 1974, any easier. We all keep trying to get him to stay, but we all know that he wants to retire. Hes got his mind pretty set on that, said choir student Jamie Brighthill. As the choir program closed the fall semester, its Madrigal Singers, the top performing group of about 16 students, wrapped up their taxing holiday schedule, which included more than a dozen public performances in December alone, caroling in the school halls and the programs most anticipated choral performance: the Madrigal Dinner. Its been totally crazy. I wasnt expecting all the stuff that Ive had to do and prepare for, said Tristan Jarvis, 17, and a first-year member of the Madrigal Singers. The students dont begrudge Renfroes demands on their time, talent and voices. Instead, they revel in the challenge he offers. Hes the teacher that will work you, because he really, really cares, said Charlie Tsai, a junior, and member of the Singers. Hes inspired many, many people. Its really sad I dont get him next year. Renfroe admitted that hisPhoto by JULIANA A. TORRESLargo High School Choir Director Bill Renfroe joins the schools Madrigal Singers as they perform Silent Night for guests in the lobby of the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Dec. 21. The holiday season is Renfroes last as director. He will retire at the end of the school year. January concerts line up at the Largo Cultural CenterStudents take to the sky Newport Pinellas High School started offering pilot training class this fall ... Page 5A. Catch the two highly anticipated movies as they hit theaters this weekend ... Page 1B.Les Miserables and Tarantinos Django Unchained to open Volume XXXV,No. 23 December 27, 2012 www.TBNweekly.com 112212727-725-1052 2547 Countryside Blvd. #5 www.customhairtampabay.com Look Good All Year Long!$50 OFF Any Full WigCustom Hair & Wigs 030112BACK AND NECK PAIN TREATMENTAUTO ACCIDENT INJURIESLow Back Pain Neck Pain Disc Problems Headaches Gregory Hollstrom II, D.C. 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Financially, retirement will allow the teacher who also is a professional tenor singer and soloist to pursue more musical performances, especially those that are outside the Tampa Bay area. Its going to be a new chapter in my life. But its a doubleedged sword. On one hand, I look forward to it, but gosh, Im going to miss the kids, he said. It almost makes me kind of teary-eyed because of all the special times that weve had together and all the special moments over the past years.Renfroe owes his musical beginnings to a teacher in his own school career, one at what was then Dunedin Junior High School. See CHOIR, page 4AVIEWPOINTSBill CotterellTime to fight back against loud car stereos, columnist says. ... Page 13A.


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The cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door.The Andrews SistersLARGO The Celebrity Showcase Series presents a matinee show on Thursday, Jan 24, 1 to 3 p.m., at the Largo Community Center Come see the Andrews Sisters and the 42nd St. Big Band perform favorite classics of the 1940's, plus music of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw.Weekly events Square dancing: Fridays, 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. Spend the evening dancing country-style to professional caller Allen Snell. The cost is $6. Open Air Market: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Browse through a variety of vendors in a market featuring local produce, crafters, food, jewelry, artists and entertainment. The market is made possible by the city of Largo and the Pinellas County Health Department. Swing dancing: Saturdays, 7 to 11 p.m. Enjoy an evening of dancing and socializing on a 5,600-square-foot sprung hardwood floor. Free lessons from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by a dance with music by DJ is Savoy Swing. The cost is $6 with a recreation card and $7 without a recreation card. Bay Area Singles dance : Sundays, 6 to 10 p.m. Dress to impress, and join about 150 singles and friends of all ages to dance to an extensive music library to fit every taste. Cost is $8.Largo Central ParkThe Largo Central Park is at 101 Ce ntral Park Drive. Within the park are Largo Cultural Center, 105 Ce ntral Park Drive, and the Largo Pu blic Library, at 120 Central Park Drive. For information about special events, call 587-6740, ext. 5014 or visit LargoEvents.comTrain WeekendLARGO Ride miniature trains around Largo Central Park on Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., during the first full weekend of the month. The next train weekend is Jan 5-6. For more information, visit the Train Weekend link at www.LargoEvents.com.Genealogy classesLARGO The Pinellas Genealogy Society offers a variety of free classes every month at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. 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4A Leader, December 27, 2012transplant and toxic chemotherapy. That treatment was more difficult and took longer. It also required a lengthy hospital stay. They took all the blood out of my body two times before they got the number of stem cells his oncologist wanted, he said. He watched as the blood cells collected into a little bag. After the blood cycled in and out and the stem cells were collected, he had to wait to see if they got enough. Finally, they got 2.75 million and my doctor said that was close enough, he said. He was fortunate. If the count had not been high enough, they would have given him a shot, which costs $5,000, and he would have had to go through the process again three days later. Morroni spent six days in the hospital undergoing chemo. The doctors put the stem cells they had collected back into his body and followed up with another round of chemotherapy. When he was released from the hospital, he had to stay in special patient housing provided by the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. I was back in the hospital two days later for another week, he said. Then it was another stay in Moffitts patients housing. He said he required 24-hour care due to the loss of platelets. If I had tripped and fallen and cut myself I could have bled to death, he said. Morronis wife took time off work from her job at Morton Plant where she works in the administrative offices. Twenty-four hours a day for 30 days, she was a nurse to me, he said. He admitted that he wasnt always a good patient. I had good days and bad, he said. I couldnt eat. It was hard to keep even soup down. Morroni was released from Moffitts care in midMay. Two weeks later, his mother died. June 1, she died in her sleep, he said. It was just traumatic. My sister, who was 64, had terminal cancer. She passed away in September. I was close to both of them. Morroni, who is 57, said after his mom died, he fell into a bit of a depression, despite having friends and family to provide support. Mom died, and I knew my sister was going to die, he said. Work is what got him back into life. I pushed myself to get back to work, he said. It was good coming back and seeing everyone; they were so supportive. People kept saying, We cant believe youre here. Then things turned around, he said. I started feeling good and was able to finish the year as chair (of the commission). Morroni looked healthy when he returned to chair his first commission meeting after treatment. If not for the ball cap on his head, one might not have known about his recent struggles. Several members of the public who spoke June 26 wished him a fast return to good health. Even those who demanded that he and other long-time commissioners step down due to term limits approved in 1996 expressed warm wishes for Morronis health. Morroni kept the smile on his face for as long as he could. But finally, he lost his patience. I dont want to hear anyone yelling at us not today, he told the rowdy crowd. Always among the peacemakers on the commission, Morroni has not lost patience since that day. He hasnt made his cancer a big deal either, although sometimes the public still prefaces their remarks with good wishes for his continued good health, especially other cancer survivors.Words of inspirationMorroni has a message he wants to get out to anyone with cancer or any type of disease. A positive mental attitude is important. Having faith is even better, he said. I believe in God, which was a big help, along with having family and friends to check on me. I thank God I was able to get through the year. Morroni is much more positive than he was this time last year, although he knows that he still has a tumor inside his body. The mass is wrapped around veins and arteries and cannot safely be removed. Surgery wont be an option unless his condition becomes a matter of life or death. Morronis doctors are pleased that he bounced back so quickly, and he attributes his good health to his recovery. I dont smoke and at the time I was working with a trainer, he said. It will be some time before he can return to an exercise program. He still tires easily, but that is getting better as well. I can make it through the day without getting tired now, he said. He also has to take an anti-viral pill and an antibacteria pill until his immune system recovers. Ive been taking them for eight months, so only four months to go now, he said. Morronis doctors believe the stem cell treatment should keep his cancer in check for a long time. Hopefully until Im at least 80, he said. And theyre finding out stuff about stem cell transplants all the time. Its so exciting and promising. Maybe theyll find the cure in my lifetime. He says knowing the tumor is still there doesnt really bother him. I try not to think about it, he said. Its part of my body like every other part. Morroni believes all the things he endured this past year happened for a reason. I dont know what it is yet, he said. Maybe volunteer work with cancer patients. He said he understands and can help. For example, when he meets people with cancer, he offers his number and tells them to call. I let them call me instead of calling them because I know some days you just dont want to talk to anyone, he said. Morroni said it was easy to feel sorry for yourself, but people should remember there are always others going through similar or more difficult situations. That horrible tragedy in Connecticut, my heart goes out to those families who lost somebody just before Christmas. People have a lot worse problems than mine. I cant imagine having your 6-year-old shot to death. We need to keep all those families in our prayers. Morroni had a special event he used as a goal through his illness a friends Jan. 20 wedding date. He found out about the wedding in February and told his friend, and himself, that he was going to make it. It gave me a goal and that was important, he said. Be positive; give yourself a goal to do something by a certain time. Its mind over body to get well. Reflecting back on the year Dec. 20, Morroni said, It has a happy ending. Things could have gone so different. This year, after September, its been a pretty darn good year. Above, The Rat Pack Now starts things off Saturday, Jan. 5, 8 p.m. At left, Tom Rush comes to Largo Cultural Center Friday, Jan. 11, 8 p.m. has received 14 gold records, six platinum records and six Grammy Awards with multi-million selling hits including Up, Up, and Away, One Less Bell to Answer, Wedding Bell Blues, Stone Soul Picnic, and Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In. Visit thefifthdimension.org for more information. Advance tickets are $34.50, $39.50, $44.50. Add $5 for tickets purchased at the door. Take $3 off per ticket for groups of 10 or more. Lets Hang On! A tribute show to The Jersey Boys and Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is scheduled on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. Pay tribute to 60s icons in this high energy production. Lets Hang On! features four guys, two gals and a swingin band, who sing and dance their way through some of the best songs of all time including: Big Girls Dont Cry, Walk Like a Man, Sherry, My Eyes Adored You and many more. Advance tickets are $24.50, $29.50, $34.50. Add $5 at the door. Largo Lions Club presents The Carpenters Tribute Show Monday, Jan. 14, at 2 and 7 p.m. The timeless and legendary hits of Karen and Richard Carpenter made them the No. 1 selling American Music Act of the 70s. These professional musicians bring to the stage all the rich vocal harmonies and full musical scores that remain as relevant today to millions of music lovers of all ages. Performing huge hits such as Close to You, Top of the World, Superstar, Weve Only Just Begun, and many more make this show one of the most exciting flashback concert experiences. Tickets are $22.50, $19.50 for groups of 10 or more. Four-show season tickets are $70 and fiveshow season tickets are available for $87.50. Marty Stuart brings his show to Largo for one night only Friday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. Known for his musical merging of honky-tonk, rockabilly, country-rock, traditional country and bluegrass, Grammy-winning music icon Marty Stuart is now accompanied by his band, The Fabulous Superlatives. He has performed with countless music legends such as Merel Haggard and Johnny Cash. For more information, visit www.martystuart.net. Advance tickets are $34.50, $39.50 and $44.50. Add $5 at the door. The Machine performs Pink Floyd Saturday, Jan. 19, 8 p.m. The Machine, Americas top Pink Floyd show, has forged a 20-year reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd, while creating their own legacy. They have appeared at renowned music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Riverbend, Gathering of the Vibes, Buffalos Artpart, and Germanys Rock of Ages. The New York based band focuses on making every show an authentic Floydian experience for their fans. Known for performing a diverse mix of The Floyds extensive 16-album repertoire, fans can expect to see The Machines dramatic lighting and video, and experience their passionate delivery that sets them apart from the rest. For more, visit www.themachinelive.com. Advance tickets are $29.50, $34.50, $39.50. Add $5 at the door. Suncoast Performing Arts Foundation presents The Stephen Sondheim Songbook on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25-26, 8 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee show on Sunday, Jan. 27. A cast of Tampa Bays best performers will sing and dance their way through the songs of Tony Award winner Stephen Sondheim. Accompanied by live musicians, the cast will sing and dance to notable tunes from West Side Story, Gypsy, Follies, Sweeney Todd, Company and more. Proceeds benefit the Suncoast Performing Arts Foundation. Tickets are $22.50, $26.50 and $19.50 each for groups of 10 or more and students age 19 and younger. Applicable service fee will be added to ticket prices. Discount pricing is only available at the box office. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Largo Cultural Center is at 105 Central Park Drive. CULTURAL CENTER, from page 1A REFLECTIONS, from page 1A BrieyGovernor appoints Oliver to SPC boardTALLAHASSEE Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Jeffrey Dale Oliver to the St. Petersburg College District Board of Trustees Dec. 17. Oliver, 53, of St. Petersburg, is the vice president of Power Grid Engineering LLC. He served as vice president at Progress Energy from 2001 to 2012. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of St. Anthonys Hospital. Oliver received his bachelors degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his masters degree from Georgia State University. His term began Dec. 17 and ends May 31, 2015. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate. Holiday Lights shines through to 2013 The Holiday Lights in the Gardens will continue to sparkle with lights and spread holiday cheer through Jan. 1. Each evening, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Florida Botanical Gardens, more than 500,000 environmentally friendly lights twinkle and the community gathers in the courtyard to enjoy nightly entertainment. New this year is a laser light show and an expansion of lights into the new vinery garden and fountains at McKay Creek. A dog parade will take place on Sunday, Dec. 30, starting at 2 p.m. Admission for the event is a recommended minimum donation of $2 per person and free for children younger than 12. Parking is free. Visit www.flbg.org. Call 582-2100.Tax collector encourages early tax paymentsPinellas County Tax Collector Diane Nelson encourages those who plan to pay their property taxes in December, receiving a 3 percent discount, to be aware of holiday office closings and make their payments by Dec. 28, the last business day of December. Tax collector offices will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Dec. 31-Jan. 1. To avoid office wait times, taxpayers can make payments online at www.taxcollect.com. Online payments can be made through the free electronic check feature or by credit card. Payments also can be made through the mail, at any Pinellas County Tax Collector office, or through one of the drop boxes outside the offices. All payments sent by mail must have a December postmark to receive the 3 percent discount. For more information on property tax discounts and deadlines, visit www.taxcollect.com/discounts or call 464-7777 to speak to a customer service representative.Beach Art Center exhibit celebrates New YearINDIAN ROCKS BEACH As the first exhibit of each New Year, the Bob Gray Welcome Back Members Exhibition is a Beach Art Center tradition. Named for the late Bob Gray, a patron of the center, the show celebrates the arrival of the New Year and the arrival of the remainder of its artists, instructors and students from their northern homes. The Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony will be held Friday, Jan. 11, 6 to 8 p.m. The public is invited and there is no charge. Works in a variety of media will be shown including watercolor, oil, acrylic, drawing, photography, mixed media and ceramics. Cash and ribbon awards $100, Best of Show; $75, First Place; $50, second place; $35, third place; and Honorable Mention will be chosen by Judge Amanda Cooper. Cooper is the curator of exhibitions for the Morean Art Center in St. Petersburg. The show will run through Feb. 18. The Beach Art Center is located at 1515 Bay Palm Blvd. Call 596-4331 or visit www.beachartcenter.org CHOIR, from page 1AOnce upon a time, a long time ago, there was this little girl who took me to see her chorus teacher, he explained. At that point, I had hated singing. An elementary school teacher, who forced her young male students to sing too high, had turned Renfroe off to music. But he had a crush on the little girl who wanted him to join chorus, and so he followed her to Mrs. Moores class. She talked me into joining chorus, and the rest is history. I got hooked on it and stayed with it, Renfroe said. His mother laughed when the teacher called to ask if young Renfroe could perform the lead in the school show. I cant believe youve got him singing, Renfroe said he overheard her saying as she gave her permission. Renfroe eventually studied at St. Petersburg Junior College and Stetson University as well as some classes at the University of South Florida. His double major in vocal performance and music education mirrored his intentions to sing professionally and teach at the same time, he said. His career started at Largo High School in 1974. At the time, he assisted the then-Choral Director James Johnston, until he took a job at the brand new Pinellas Park High School, from 1976 to 1983. Then for a year, he sang with the Voices of Liberty group at Disney Worlds Epcot. Renfroe returned to teaching at Countryside High School for a year and then worked fulltime at a church. Johnston called him when he had decided to retire, and talked him into applying for his position. Renfroe has been choral director since 1986. Together Renfroe and Johnston will represent 50 years of the schools chorus history, more than half of the schools total history.Musical methodsRenfroe says his days usually start when he arrives at the school at 6 a.m. On a good day, he leaves by 3:30 p.m., but thats not usual. There are days when I stay well into the evening. Its a very busy program, he said. Renfroe teaches six classes, including keyboards and music theory, musical theatre, mixed chorus and concert choir. Students from the concert choir class are part of the chamber singers, the womens chorus and a mens chorus this spring. The Madrigal Singers have their own class too. Every member of the class, and thus the performance group, must re-audition every year, in a twoday process at the end of the proceeding spring semester. I look forward to the new sounds, he said. Every year has their own set of excitements, things that work well for them Every group is different. In small groups, the students preform a madrigal song Renfroe has given them in advance to prepare. The second day of the audition involves singing in a quartet with Renfroe listening from behind a sheet. Between 50 and 60 choral students try out for the limited Madrigal Singers spots. Brighthill said shes seen girls in tears because they didnt make it in. But Renfroe doesnt play favorites, she and Tsai insisted. Hes just going to pick the people he thinks are the best, Brighthill said. Renfroe said he has a freeform teaching style that encourages his students to think outside the box. The music is more than just ink on paper, its an expression of a composers idea, he said, explaining that bringing all the elements into the picture makes the music come alive. His favorite moment is watching the light bulbs come on for students as they suddenly connect the dots. It makes teaching, which isnt a financially profitable venture, worthwhile, he explained. If I were paid based on the successes that Ive had in my classroom, Id be a very wealthy man, Renfroe said. But Im wealthy in other ways besides financial. Im wealthy in the fact that these kids grow up with the knowledge and present to the world what Ive given them.More than singingRenfroe maintains that over his years of teaching its not the kids who have changed, but society. Teenagers are still eager to learn and excited. But they have more complicated problems to deal with, from their parents divorce to abuse in their home, Renfroe said. A lot of times they come to me with their hearts broken, and they really hurt, he said. With society changes, both positive and not so positive, come the perils we have today But the kids are still the same. Students, even the ones not in chorus, feel comfortable coming to Renfroe with their problems. Ive had friends whove had problems and I turn them to him, Tsai said. Brighthill agreed, explaining that their chorus teacher is known for being discrete about personal issues. Its someone you feel comfortable opening up to other than, like, an administrator, Brighthill said. He treats everyone like its his family. Renfroe remembers a couple that met in the Madrigal Singers group and began dating several years ago. At the end of class, they were both sitting in my office. And they looked up at me as I walked in, and I said, Youre pregnant. The color left her face, Renfroe recalled. She said, How do you know? I said, Well, its all over you. Now what are you going Photo by JULIANA A. TORRESLargo High School Choir Director Bill Renfroe leads Madrigal Singer Haley Lehmann, center, in a practice run of Silent Night, sung in the original German at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Dec. 21. to do about it? The couple ended up getting married. Their son, also a singer, graduated from Renfroes program a couple of years ago, and their daughter is currently in his classes. Its been neat working with those kinds of families to see that love started here and has blossomed all these years, he said. Along with his personal counsel, Renfroe is a school sponsor for the National Honor Society and an advocate for good grades. A better GPA can factor into a tied audition for the Madrigal Singers, and participation in chorus events can be dependent on poor grades improving. Many times, thats quite an incentive for kids, he said,A legacy to leave behindRenfroe thinks hes easily taught about 2,000 kids in the last 38 years. Thats 2,000 ideas that have gone out into the world. And 2,000 different songs that they can take out and share with others, he said. He admits that hes a little worried about his replacement, but is determined to help the school find the right person for the job. Somebody that wants to make a career with Largo High School, a person that will be more than a choral director. A person that will be a facility of good performing ethics, and be a part of the school, he said. Lately, the alumni have been coming back to visit and wish him well. One such Madrigal Singer almuna was Eilleen Cardone, who came to the groups performance at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Dec. 21 just to see her old teacher. They have big shoes to fill. But Im happy for him, she said after the performance. He was amazing.


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Newpoint Pinellas High School in Clearwater began offering an aviation pilot training class this fall as part of its nationally acclaimed professional internship program. The program allows high school students interested in becoming an airplane pilot to become acquainted with the industry and even earn their pilots license through the process. Nick Colon, a 15-year-old sophomore, was understandably nervous as he took the helm of the four-seater Cessna Skylane on Nov. 29 for his first flight. After reviewing the pre-takeoff safety guidelines, Instructor Chip Laskey asked him if he had any questions. No. Just keep me safe, Colon replied. Laskey, a flight instructor for over 30 years, agreed to teach the course and take the five students under his wing after finding out about the program. The class was originally designed for two students, but after interviewing, I decided to take all five. They impressed me so much, Laskey said. The flight was exhilarating for Colon and the other four students taking part in the pilot internship. The class meets off-campus at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater airport for a full day each Friday. The course covers the material necessary to pass the written test required as part of earning a pilots license. Students may take flying lessons outside of class to log the 40 hours of flight time necessary to complete the overall licensing requirements. Patrick Bratli, vice president of Flight Excursions, donated the plane and fuel for the day to allow the interns to have the experience of flying a plane. The aviator internship is only one of many available to Newpoint Pinellas High School students. Others are actively interning at Largo Medical Center, Bright House Field, SPCA of Largo, Law Office of Bill Demus, LA Fitness and Florida Best Quote Insurance Agency. The school also actively seeks out other intern programs based on student interest. Newpoint Pinellas High School is a tuition-free charter school in Clearwater serving students in grades 9 through 11. The school opened in Sept. 2011 and currently has just fewer than 100 students enrolled in their program. They are able to accept up to 225 students. The school stresses academic achievement with college preparatory curriculum and, in addition to their unique internship program, offers a high-tech, computer-based environment in class sizes restricted to 25 students. Tonya May, a language arts teacher at Newpoint Pinellas, said the teaching model they use stresses the importance of working together Photo by AMY HECKLERTop left, Sophomore Nick Colon, 15, prepares to take off on his first day of in-flight instruction as part of Newpoint Pinellas High Schools aviation pilot program. Top right, Colon radios the control tower Cessna 2091 Alpha, ready for departure.to solve problems. This model uses small student groups with peer group tutoring coupled with direct teacher contact and independent learning on the computer. One result is we have really well disciplined students, May said. John Selover, director of the school, initiated the internship program to provide the opportunity for the teens to find a career that they may want to pursue. It also provides a chance for local professionals to get involved and share their knowledge. Even if students try something and they dont like it, its still a successful internship as they found out something that they dont want to do, said Selover. For example, Selover said, one student envisioned becoming a veterinarian and interned at the SPCA but decided that that wasnt the profession for her. To be eligible to participate in an internship, students are required to maintain a 2.5 grade-point average, have no disciplinary problems, receive two recommendations from school staff and formally apply and interview with the business or organization offering the internship. According to Selover, this program teaches the soft skills of the real world environment such as looking an adult in the eye while shaking their hand as well as the importance of being on time and dealing with conflict in the office. Ahlohn Wolf, 17, a junior at Newpoint, appreciates the opportunity offered through the internship program. Its something that not everyone gets to do. I can say I had fun in high school and learned how to fly a plane, Wolf said. For more information about enrollment at Newpoint Pinellas High School, visit www.newpointschools.org or call 727-475-1256.


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The Pinellas County Sheriffs Office reported that Deonte Jermaine Williams shot another man and injured himself in the process. The incident began at the Handy Corner store at 2325 119th St. N. in Largo when Williams got into an argument with the man. As the confrontation escalated, and the two left the store and continued arguing outside, at which point a shot was fired. The victim, a 22-year-old man from Largo, suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder. He was transported to the Bayfront Medical Center for treatment, his injuries reported as non-life-threatening. Deputies responded to the Handy Corner store at 10:04 a.m. Later, the Sheriffs Office received a 911 hang-up call from a home on 134th Place North in Largo, where they found Williams hiding with an injury to his left hand. Williams told deputies he was the victim of the shooting, and he was transported to Bayfront Medical Center. As they investigated, detectives determined that Williams was injured while shooting the victim, according to reports. Williams was arrested for attempted murder and booked into the Pinellas County Jail. The reason for the argument between the two men remains under investigation. CFO charged with stealing $560,000MADEIRA BEACH The chief financial officer for a local real estate agency was arrested about 9:50 a.m. Dec. 18 accused of stealing more than $560,000 for his employer and local condominium associations. Roberto Velez, 45, of Seminole was booked into the Pinellas County Jail on one count of grand theft. Bond was set at $560,000. According to a report from the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office, Velez works as a CFO for Total Realty Services 13030 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach. He is accused of embezzling from various condominium associations and his employer over the last three and a half years. After learning of the criminal actions, detectives combed through vast amounts of bank accounts and other incriminating documents to discover Velez had been stealing money while employed as CFO of TRS. TRS handles various condominium associations funds to pay for condominium association management, sales of condos, annual or long term lease of units and seasonal or vacation rentals. As CFO, Velez would transfer money from the condominium associations accounts into TRS accounts. Once the funds were with TRS, Velez would disburse funds to himself through either checks written to himself or make electronic payments, known as ACH transactions, to his personal accounts. Detectives said Velez took money from the following. 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When meeting with responding deputies away from the scene, Donna informed them she was involved in a dispute with her husband earlier in the day. She eventually left the residence to let the situation calm down. When she returned, she discovered a note on the front door threatening anyone that comes to the residence. The note said anyone coming to the home would be shot and killed. Knowing guns were inside the house, Donna left and called law enforcement. After talking to Donna, deputies attempted contact with Danny at the residence to check on his welfare. Deputies tactically approached the house and attempted contact with Danny. They knocked and announced themselves several times. While they attempted contact, deputies could hear activity and movement from inside the residence. As they were still trying to make contact, a naked male subject (later identified as Danny Meredith) opened the door and began challenging deputies with a shotgun. As Meredith pointed the gun at them, they both shot and killed him. Deputies Robert Brown and Deonte Williams Roberto Velez Expect holiday crackdowns on roadsLaw enforcement agencies across the state are launching special Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdowns to stop impaired drivers and to save lives on Floridas roadways. Officers will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers and will arrest anyone caught driving impaired. Enforcement efforts will include sobriety checkpoints and heavy enforcement. The special enforcement crackdown will run through Jan. 1, 2013. Lots of folks will be out during this busy holiday season, enjoying themselves and the holiday festivities, and we want everyone to be safe on our roadways, said Lora Hollingsworth, Florida Department of Transportation chief safety officer. Thats why our law enforcement partners will be stepping up efforts to catch and arrest impaired drivers. If you are caught drinking and driving impaired, you will be arrested. No warnings. No excuses. During 2011 there were 920 alcohol related/suspected fatalities in Florida resulting from motor vehicle traffic crashes. The holiday season is a particularly dangerous time. Nationally, in December, approximately 30 percent of all fatalities in motor vehicle traffic crashes involve alcohol-impaired drivers. We want everyone to enjoy their holidays, but we also want our roadways to be safe, said Florida Highway Patrol Director Col. David Brierton. We will be out in force to help save lives, and we are not going to tolerate impaired driving. So remember, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. We will be watching. It is illegal in Florida to drive with a Blood Alcohol Content of .08 or higher. Violators face jail time, loss of driver license, and steep financial consequences such as higher insurance rates, attorney fees, court costs, lost time at work, and the potential loss of job. There are three simple steps people can take to stay safe and out of trouble: Plan ahead. If you will be drinking, do not plan on driving. Designate a sober driver or find another safe way home. Even one drink increases the risk of a crash while driving a motor vehicle. If you are impaired, find another way home. Use a taxi, call a sober friend or family member, or use public transportation. Be responsible. If someone you know is drinking, do not let them get behind the wheel. If you see an impaired driver on the road, contact law enforcement. Your actions may save someones life, and inaction could cost a life. Adam Przybysz were not injured in the confrontation. Both were placed on routine administrative leave. The investigation continues.Teen attacked on way to school bus stopCLEARWATER Pinellas County sheriffs detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit are investigating an attack and sexual battery on a 17-year-old female as she was walking to the school bus stop between 6 and 7 a.m. Dec. 18. The attack occurred around the area of Whitney Road and Whitney Drive in unincorporated Clearwater. According to detectives, the suspect was walking toward her school bus stop when the suspect came from behind and dragged her out of public view and sexually battered her. Following the attack, however, the girl was able to make it back home at which point she advised her family. The incident was then reported to the Sheriffs Office. The suspect is described as a black male, 25 to 30 years old, medium build. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt. The investigation continues.Heavily armed man fights over parking ticketCLEARWATER A man was arrested on multiple charges on Dec. 15 after he became enraged over a parking ticket in a lot on Gulfview Boulevard, according to a Clearwater Police Facebook report. Son Uong, 37, of Clearwater allegedly battered a parking enforcement officer, and when Clearwater police officers arrived, he resisted physically but was quickly restrained and arrested, the report said. Uong was found to be carrying a fully-loaded Glock handgun in his pants pocket, and his vehicle contained a fully-loaded assault rifle in the trunk and an additional loaded handgun in the glove box. The vehicle also had numerous loaded magazines and ammunition. The parking enforcement officer suffered a minor injury. Uong was charged with two counts of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, armed burglary, carrying a concealed firearm, battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest without violence, and being a convicted felon in possession of ammunition. He was being held at the Pinellas County Jail in lieu of $95,150 bond.Man sentenced for kidnapping, sexual batteryCLEARWATER According to a Clearwater Police Facebook report, a man arrested in April recently pleaded guilty to five counts of kidnapping and sexual battery and was sentenced to 25 years in jail. He was also designated a sexual predator, the report said. Larry Wayne Coburn Jr., 34, of Clearwater allegedly abducted a 45-year-old female victim at gunpoint on S. Myrtle Avenue at 3:38 a.m. on April 25, 2012, according to a police report. He then drove her to Largo where he sexually battered her and eventually let her go. The victim called police, and the vehicle was spotted in Largo. The suspect fled on foot, the report said. Around the same time, the Belleair Police Department said they had a second victim a 51year-old female who was also sexually battered at gunpoint by the suspect. We were able to quickly identify the suspect and diverted every resource available to locating him and taking him into custody, said Clearwater Police Chief Anthony Holloway in an April press release. Apprehending him was a priority before he could hurt anyone else. Clearwater officers found Coburn on Ranchwood Drive about noon, where he was working for a lawn service. He has an extensive criminal history of violent crimes and was on federal probation for a 2003 narcotics charge.


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Florida South Shore Regional Library Wednesday January 16, 2013 at 2 pm 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin, Florida. (Off 19th Ave. N.E.) (813-273-3652) Lakes Regional Library Monday January 28, 2013 at 2 pm 1511 Druid Road, Inverness, Florida 34452 (352-726-2357) 053112 Telling our readers about local business since 1977.Phone Don Minie at 727-409-5252 or email mminie5382@aol.com Read All About Local Businesses in This Column. Know Who Youre Dealing With And What They Can do For You! Volvo of Clearwater family owned for over 25 years uses their 25 years of Volvo knowledge and expertise to bring you the most qualified management team of sales, service, safety and protection. They are pleased to be associated with Volvo, the number one volume new car dealer in the U.S. At Volvo of Clearwater you will find a large inventory and competitive pricing. You will be Safe & Secure with Volvos protection plans: 5 year warranty, 5 year wear & tear, 5 year scheduled maintenance, 5 year road assistance. Did you know that the P1800S has been recognized by the Guinness World Records as having the highest vehicle mileage known to exist. Irv Gordon, owner of the 1966 P 1800S, knows! He takes his Volvo to every Auto Show. Start the New Year by taking advantage of Volvos Sign & Drive offer. Zero due at signing, zero security deposit, zero due 1st month payment. New leases sign & drive $359 per month for 12 months. (offer good through 12/31/12). Visit www.volvoofclearwater.com to see inventory, sales/new/used/lease and more. Check us out on www.DealerRater.com Volvo of Clearwater, open Mon.-Thurs. 9am-7:30pm, Fri. 9am-6:30pm & Sat. 9am-6pm at 13525 US 19 N., Clearwater They wont disappoint! Call 727-503 0602 and ask for Andy Marrero, Sales Manager/Finance Director and Dennis Shepherd, Sales Manager.TJs Italian Cafe located in Indian Rocks Beach, FL is and has been a familiar landmark for 20 years. Family owned and operated, TJs is well-known for serving authentic Italian cuisine and local, fresh seafood. Customers are greeted and served by a friendly, well trained staff and customer service is their number one priority. Come and enjoy the relaxed family ambiance in their beautifully decorated dining area or watch stunning sunsets year-round as you dine from the comfort of their lovely veranda. Dining at TJs Italian Cafe is always a delicious and memorable experience. The menu always provides a fresh selection of local seafood, hand tossed gourmet pizzas, fresh salads, brickoven sandwiches, a delicious variety of pastas and many more delightful entrees, all prepared for their customers with a unique personal touch. Come join their family for a wonderful eating experience, Where Italy Meets Florida! at TJs Italian Cafe, 1515 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach, FL. Check the friendly website at www.tjsitaliancafe.com They cater parties of all sizes and also deliver. F or reservat ions, or ders or information call 727-596-1515 .Start the New Year with a brand new car from VOLVO, SIGN & DRIVE-0-0-0 SPECIAL!TJs Italian Cafe. One of the best Italian restaurants in South Florida!122712Irv Gordon has now driven his beloved 1966 Volvo P1800S nearly 3 million miles. Relax and enjoy stunning sunsets from the veranda at TJs Italian Cafe. Around PinellasBelleair to proceed with plans for roundaboutBELLEAIR There is a saying: The situation can turn on a dime. In Belleair the situation involving constructing a roundabout on Indian Rocks Road nearly turned on a dime at the commission meeting Dec. 18. Back on Dec. 6, commissioners heard of the plan creating the roundabout at Indian Rocks Road and Ponce De Leon Blvd. The plan also included eliminating a proposal to turn Country Club Road into a cul-de-sac. That proposal had been unveiled some weeks before and upset residents. Mayor Gary Katica commented at the time: If the majority of residents on Country Club Road are against the cul-de-sac, then we have to find another way. Coming into Tuesdays meeting the commission approval of design money to move ahead with the plan for the roundabout and the elimination of the cul-de-sac seemed a foregone conclusion. That is until Mayor Katica said, Ive heard from lots of people who want a cul-de-sac on Country Club. And Vice Mayor Stephen Fowler added: People have talked to me about reinstating the cul-de-sac. The matter was about to turn on a dime. Then the residents got up to speak. Judy Ginger has been against the cul-de-sac from the beginning. I dont know what happened, last time you made us all so happy and now this? She wondered who the residents were who wanted a cul-de-sac, then listed off everyone who lives on Country Club and came up with a majority against the change. One resident who wanted the cul-de-sac was Dennis Eckle. A cul-de-sac would be safer, he said. There are children on the street. By making it a dead end would ensure that only the residents of the street are going to be using it. Karen Mench took exception to Eckles remarks about the children on the street. There are children all over town, she said. What, are we going to turn every street into a culde-sac because of the children? The plan is to have Country Club open onto Ponce De Leon. Residents coming from Country Club to Ponce would be forced to make a right turn. Then if they wish to go north would have to make a U-turn on Palm Avenue. Once everyone had their say about the cul-desac, attention then turned to the roundabout. Several residents spoke out for and against it. Some saying it was dangerous, others saying the opposite. Katica assured the residents that the roundabout would be a single-lane affair and not like what they installed on Clearwater Beach, a two-lane roundabout with a fountain in the middle, he said. Commissioner Kevin Piccarreto spoke in favor of the new plan, especially the roundabout portion of it. If our intention is to reduce speed, reduce traffic and increase safety on Indian Rocks Road, then this meets it. In the end the situation did not turn on that proverbial dime. Commissioners voted 4-1 to accept the plan and move ahead with the design phase. Fowler voted against it, saying he was concerned with the configuration of Country Club Road. Im concerned that people will ignore the rightturn only requirement and simply jump the median to go left, he said. Brian GoffBluffs approves less costly fire pension optionBELLEAIR BLUFFS Faced with a state order to pay its former firefighters annuity payments totaling well over $1 million, the city has chosen a less expensive option that could save about $250,000. The alternative plan, which involves share money held by the state to be distributed to the firefighters, would show savings for the city and give the firefighters additional money, Mayor Chris Arbutine has said. Its a win-win situation for all, Arbutine said last month. The commission passed an emergency ordinance approving the share plan at the Dec. 17 regular meeting. The emergency designation lets the ordinance take effect immediately upon a two-thirds commission approval, without requiring a second reading. The vote was 5-0 in favor of the plan. The Fire Pension Board was made aware of the citys offer, but took no action at their meeting Dec. 14. City Attorney Thomas Trask said the state administrative judges directive that requires the city to pay the annuities also allows the state Department of Management Services, the pension board and the city of Belleair Bluffs to work out a settlement agreement. Nothing in the judges order prevents the parties from settling, Trask said. Resident George Lawton wanted to know if the city is sure to get the share plan money. Trask said he had spoken with the states attorney and was assured the funds are still available. Trask said following the meeting that the pension settlement will require another week or so for the details to be worked out with the DMS and Pension Board attorneys. Wayne AyersMadeira moves ahead on municipal centerMADEIRA BEACH The site is not getting any bigger, but the features and amenities of the proposed city government and recreation center are growing, as is the cost. Officials from Wannemacher Jensen Architects Inc., gave another update on its progress at the Dec. 11 City Commission meeting. This time, true-to-life conceptual drawings were shown that gave residents and commission members a first time look at the proposed Municipal Centers completed appearance. The latest design incorporates feedback from previous town hall sessions held with residents, as well as meetings with involved groups such as the Little League and library. Their recommendations have added amenities, while costs are expected to increase beyond the previous estimate of $9 million. As the city hall gathering viewed pictures that evoked images of a five-star seaside resort, architects Jason Jensen and Sergio DeSanto presented the Municipal Centers latest features. Jensen said the design upgrades make the complex a truly world class facility. Wayne AyersAssociations to sell commemorative bricks for bridgesTREASURE ISLAND City commissioners gave approval to a plan Dec. 4 that would allow two civic associations to sell commemorative bricks in the citys two new bridges. The Isle of Capri and Isle of Palms associations are interested in selling the bricks as a fundraiser. Revenue from the sale would be used to help fund each associations budget and the remainder of the money would be donated to the city for various municipal projects. Its a good way to raise money and wont cost the city anything, said Commissioner Phil Collins. The funds could be used in the future for various things like a fire defibulator and Beach Trail beautification. Plus, it gives people a chance for posterity and an opportunity to see their names on the bridge. Collins said the bricks would be 8 inches square, which would be large enough for six lines of 20 characters each. John Meagher, project manager of the bridge projects for Johnson Brothers, said about 1,440 bricks would be used in the Capri Bridge and 720 on the Palms Bridge. The associations will purchase the bricks. Cost to the public will be $100 each. Dominique Reiter of the Isle of Capri Civic Association said the early response to the sale has been good. The idea has taken off like wildfire, she said. Gail Caldwell of the Isle of Palm Civic Association said the concept would be great for the city. It wont cost the city a penny and it wont extend construction time (on the bridges), she said. In other action, the commission: Moved forward on a resolution to buy a 2013 Ford F-150 four-wheel drive pickup truck for use in Beach Trail maintenance. The cost would be $20,070. Moved forward on a resolution to make permanent a previous temporary firefighter position. The move keep the department at 13 certified firefighters and allow the city to have a backup in the event of vacation or illness. The city currently staffs four firefighters per shift. Bob McClureReport highlights Clearwaters housing accomplishments By LESTER R. DAILEYCLEARWATER CAPER is the acronym for the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report that must be filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.by municipalities that receive federal funds under the Community Development Block Grant or HOME Investment Partnership programs. At its Dec. 17 work session, the Clearwater City Council received a preview of this years CAPER from Geri Campos Lopez, the citys director of economic development and housing, The CAPER document serves as the basis for program monitoring for compliance and for financial audits for all activities conducted during Fiscal Year 2011-2012 as outlined in the (citys) consolidated plan, a staff memo to the council explained. The report provides (the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development) with necessary information for the Department to meet its requirement to assess each grantees ability to carry out relevant Community Planning and Development programs in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. It also provides information necessary for HUDs annual report to Congress and it provides grantees an opportunity to describe to citizens their successes in revitalizing deteriorated neighborhoods and in meeting objectives in their Consolidated Planning Document. With a budget of $1,338,564 and $2,807,683 left over from the previous year, Lopezs department had $4,145,267 to work with in the most recent fiscal year. Of that, it spent $2,482,656 and carried $1,663,591 over to the current fiscal year. Services provided with the funds include down payment assistance, housing rehabilitation, public services, new construction, public facilities, fair housing, and economic development. These services are performed entirely with federal grants, and no Clearwater ad valorem taxes are used. In fiscal year 2011-2012, 14 owner-occupied rehabilitation loans, totaling $322,578, and 14 down payment assistance loans, totaling $197,050, were made. The 208-unit Prospect Towers senior housing complex received an $800,000 rehabilitation loan, and the 48-unit Norton Apartments rental complex received a similar loan in the amount of $394,446. An existing loan to the 192-unit Palmetto Park Apartments was restructured, and the Habitat for Humanity Community Housing Development Organization received a $225,808 development loan. Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County, Inc., also received a $425,000 loan to provide construction bridge financing for 25 homes. SP Country Club Homes Inc. was given a $475,770 loan for financing the construction of four townhome units and providing down payment assistance on those units. And Boley Centers, Inc. Sunset Point Apartments, Inc. received a $346,451 development loan for 14 units. The city also spent $370,000 to upgrade an athletic field in the North Greenwood neighborhood. In addition, it purchased the property at 14 South Greenwood Ave. to facilitate the redevelopment of the former Car Pro site in the blighted East Gateway area. Public services provided with the federal funds in the last fiscal year included helping 80 people through the Community Service Foundation, 162 through Gulf Coast Legal Services, 213 through Personal Enrichment and Mental Health Services, 63 through the Pinellas Opportunity Council, and 690 through the Willa Carson Health Resources Center. The city helped 226 people through Westcare Gulfcoast Florida, 116 through the Kimberly Home and 26 through the Intercoastal Advocacy Institute. In addition, Clearwater helped 418 people through the Safety Harbor Neighborhood Family Center, although the City of Safety Harbor paid a pro-rated share of the cost, based on the percentage of people helped who were Safety Harbor residents.


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Some of his highly praised dishes included Cajun fried chicken, prime rib, chicken enchiladas and butter broiled crab cakes. Careys last day will be Dec. 26. Tim Hadley will take over as executive chef. Hadley has been working as sous chef for several months as he planned for the move to executive management. He comes from his last executive chef position in Key West. Surf Style to host casting callCLEARWATER Surf Style will host a casting call Saturday, Jan. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Surf Style Megastore, 311 S. Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. Surf Style is looking for the next faces of its 2013 marketing campaign to appear online, in social media and print ads. The casting call will be an opportunity for men and women of all ages to get involved with a local, beach lifestyle brand. For information, visit www.facebook.com/SurfStyle.Henderson joins Coastal PropertiesJanet Henderson recently joined the real estate firm of Coastal Properties Group International, an exclusive affiliate of Christies International, as a broker associate, specializing in residential properties. Henderson has formerly been a broker associate for Klein and Heuchan Inc., Clearwater, where she brokered commercial sales and leases for five years. She also has served as a Dunedin City Commissioner for two terms and served as vice chair of the Pinellas Planning Council.Asbell named WOMATEC directorCLEARWATER Women on a Mission to Earn Commission, a networking organization geared toward business women, recently announced that Lisa Asbell will serve as the new director of its South Pinellas, Florida chapter. The WOMATEC chapter meets second and fourth Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Bascoms Chop House, 3665 Lumberton Road. Asbell is a speaker, coach and small business consultant with passion to help people launch their own business or succeed in the business they currently have. Asbell focuses on traditional marketing techniques and launching with very little to no capital. My goal as a director of WOAMTEC is to ensure the women who are a part of this group form strong strategic partnerships as well as personal bonds, Asbell said in a press release. I want them to feel that this group helps them to grow personally and professionally. For information, visit www.woamtec.com.Prudential Tropical collects food for familiesCLEARWATER Illustrating the true meaning of Thanksgiving, Prudential Tropical Realtys Clearwater and Indian Rocks Beach offices recently hosted a food drive for needy families in the Tampa Bay area. Managing broker Lisa Lozano, together with her associates and staff, took part in the spirit of giving by collecting and organizing enough food to feed 55 families. Thanks to the overwhelming outpouring of support from our mortgage, title and sales teams, as well as our support staff, we were able to collect and deliver 82 pounds of food, said Lozano. Giving to others is what the holiday season is all about and we are thankful that we could make a difference in the lives of 55 families. The office food drive benefitted Religious Community Services of Clearwater. Folden recognized for production rankingBELLEAIR Coldwell Banker, West Central Florida, recently recognized Julie Folden, sales associate, for her production ranking in the top 30 year to date for the West Central Region. Folden has been a Realtor in the Belleair office for more than 20 years and was recently honored with the Florida 100 Award which placed her in the top 100 Florida Coldwell Banker sales professionals for 2011. Janet Henderson


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She also is the granddaughter of Lajuan Teal of Largo. She is a 2012 graduate of Vivian Gaither High School of Tampa.Kauc Pinto ST. PETERSBURG Army Sgt. Kauc Pinto has arrived for duty as an Army recruiter assigned to the Chicago Army Recruiting Battalion at North Riverside Chicago Army Recruiting Station, Ill. Pinto has served in the military for five years. He is the son of Angela Kegluvich of St. Petersburg. He graduated in 2007 from Lakewood High School. Airman 1st Class Asia Warren recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Warren is the daughter of Troy Warren III of Palmetto, and granddaughter of Jeanne Warren of St. Pete Beach. She is a 2009 graduate of Palmetto High School.Victoria PerezPINELLAS PARK Navy Fireman Victoria Perez, along with nearly 12, 000 past and current crewmembers, family and friends, recently attended the inactivation of aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Perez is a 2007 graduate of Pinellas Park High School. Enterprise, the worlds first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, recently completed its 25th and final deployment and returned to its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled inactivation, held prior to the ships terminal offload program and subsequent decommissioning. The inactivation ceremony was the last official public event for the ship, and served as a celebration of life for the ship and the more than 100,000 Sailors who served aboard. Adrian Holton PALM HARBOR Air Force Airman Adrian Holton recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Holton is the son of Adrian Holton and Paula Holton, both of Palm Harbor. He is a 2002 graduate of Tarpon Springs High School. 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He is a 2011 graduate of East Lake High School.Karla Orduna LARGO Air Force Airman 1st Class Karla Orduna recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Orduna is the daughter of Lilia Reinah-Dinger and stepdaughter of David Dinger, both of Largo. She is a 2002 graduate of Lakewood High School, St. Petersburg. She earned a bachelors degree in 2010 from University of South Florida, Tampa.Chris SantosST. PETERSBURG Navy Seaman Apprentice Chris Santos recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Santos is the son of Ana and Gregorio S. Santos of Largo. He is a 2010 graduate of St. Petersburg Catholic High School. Kauc S. Pinto Asia Warren Brelin Hoffman Adrian Holton Michael Kollen Christopher RoyaelCLEARWATER Navy Chief Petty Officer Christopher Royael, along with nearly 12, 000 past and current crewmembers, family and friends, recently attended the inactivation of aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Royael is the son of Claudia and Art Royael of Clearwater. He is a 1997 graduate of Clearwater High School of Clearwater. He joined the Navy in August 2000. Enterprise, the worlds first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, recently completed its 25th and final deployment and returned to its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled inactivation, held prior to the ships terminal offload program and subsequent decommissioning. The inactivation ceremony was the last official public event for the ship, and served as a celebration of life for the ship and the more than 100,000 Sailors who served aboard. Cynthia Plaza PALM HARBOR Army Reserve Spec. 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Nuclear Power School is a rigorous six-month course that trains officer and enlisted students in the science and engineering fundamental to the design, operation, and maintenance of naval nuclear propulsion plants. Graduates next undergo additional instruction at a prototypetraining unit before serving as a Surface Warfare Officer aboard a nuclear-powered surface ship or as an Electronics Technician aboard a nuclear-powered submarine.Brelin Hoffman TARPON SPRINGS Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Brelin T. Hoffman recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Hoffman is the daughter of Christine Hoffman of Tarpon Springs. She is a 2007 graduate of East Lake High School.


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WINTER$17 Walk /$23 RideEvery Day Exp. 1-13-13$12 Walk /$18 RideAFTER1:00PM ANYTIME SAT./SUN.122712 Taking the initiative in prevention helps prevent spread of fluWith cold and flu season upon us, the transfer of germs and illness in the workplace increases. Better Business Bureau advises business owners to take initiatives in preventing the spread of illness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says this germy bug costs businesses nearly $10 billion in employee medical visits every year. Keep your employees healthy by maintaining a clean and productive work environment. The CDC has made it easier with a free employer tool kit, Make It Your Business to Fight the Flu. Here are some tips to help protect employees and customers as much as possible: Acquire products that ward off germs. Hand sanitizers, tissues and disinfectants are all products that can aid employees in keeping the workspace clean. Make them readily available throughout your workspaces. Advise employees to stay home. While sick employees may deem it necessary to attend work, their presence will only expose healthy employees to contagions. If employees are sick, they should stay home for at least 24 hours after they no longer show symptoms. Consider creating a leave policy that allows employees to work from home should they (or their children) fall ill. Enforce good hygiene in the work place. Institute the cleaning of shared equipment such as phones and computers, and wipe down common areas with disinfectant regularly. Remind employees of the importance of washing their hands, as well as covering their mouth when sneezing and/or coughing. Encourage them to sneeze in your sleeve, rather than into their hand, to reduce the spread of germs. Promote flu shots. Search for on-site flu shots through your local hospital, retail pharmacy or other health care provider, or consider reimbursing some or all of the cost for employees to receive the shot on their own. Hold a health fair. Contact your local hospital to see if they provide health fairs for employers. If your business isnt large enough, you can possibly team up with others in your building, office, park or neighborhood. If you are in a retail location, you can invite the community, as well. You also can contract the coordination of an on-site health fair with a company specializing in the service. Be the example. It is important for the employer to follow the same advice being given to the employees. As the boss, it may seem impossible to take a sick day, but it is just as important for you to stay home and keep your germs out of the office. Visit www. bbb.org for more information.CaPPS to offer creative class for cancer patientsCLEARWATER Starting in 2013, Morton Plant Meases Cancer Patient Support Services will offer a new creative arts program to cancer patients and their families. The program will focus on the connection between creativity and health and how tapping into a persons creative side can impact the healing process and recovery. The Art of Well-Being will tap into participants creative side through the arts and discover how creativity can help reduce stress and improve a patients overall health and well-being. Each month, a different creative experience will be offered in a safe environment for cancer patients and their families. Experiences such as painting, journaling, poetry, music and movement will be explored. When a patient has the opportunity to be in a comfortable environment and focus on a creative process, it can help reduce stress and gain focus that can lead to calming the body for mental and physical recovery, said Ben Yan, M.D., Morton Plant Mease oncologist, in a press release. There have been several recent studies done showing how the arts can benefit the healing process, and mental well-being along with a regular exercise regimen is extremely important for patients undergoing treatment for cancer. CaPPS will offer The Art of Well-Being program once a month facilitated by Diane McMillen, a nine-year breast cancer survivor, co-facilitator of the Tampa Bay Breast Cancer Support Group and recent graduate of the Ringling College of Art and Design Arts and Healing Certificate program. All supplies will be provided. The classes are scheduled on the following dates: Thursday, Jan. 17, 4 p.m., at Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, 400 Pinellas St., Clearwater Thursday, Feb. 21, 4 p.m., at Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 5, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor Thursday, March 21, 6 p.m., at Morton Plant Hospital, Axelrod Pavilion, 400 Pinellas St., Clearwater Thursday, April 18, 6 p.m., at Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 5, 3231 McMullen Booth Road, Safety Harbor Space is limited and registration is required. To register, call 953-6877.Florida Hospital North Pinellas earns awardTARPON SPRINGS Florida Hospital North Pinellas was recently honored with an A Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety Score, the A, B, C, D or F scores assigned to U.S. hospitals based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. The Hospital Safety Score was compiled under the guidance of the nations leading experts on patient safety and is designed to give the public information they can use to protect themselves and their families. Patient safety is and always will be our focus here at Florida Hospital North Pinellas, said Bruce Bergherm in a press release. Bergherm is president and CEO of Florida Hospital North Pinellas. We will continue to work hard and do our best to ensure that we conduct our daily tasks free of errors, injuries, accidents and infections. We are honored to have our hospital included on Leapfrogs list for patient safety. Hospitals like this that earn an A have demonstrated their commitment to their patients and their community, said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. I congratulate Florida Hospital North Pinellas for its safety excellence, and look forward to the day when all hospitals will match this standard.Tobacco-Free Coalition meetsST. PETERSBURG The Tobacco-Free Coalition of Pinellas County meets Monday, Jan. 7, 4 p.m., at West Community Library, 750 66th St. N. The Pinellas County Tobacco-Free Coalition is a membership group of local youth and adults, dedicated to ending tobacco use and creating a tobacco free environment for citizens. The group is made up of local residents who have a strong commitment to reducing tobacco consumption and public exposure to deadly second hand smoke, and who are dedicated to improving public health. The meeting is free and open to the public. Call 824-6900, ext. 4322.Diabetes support group to meet at NorthsideST. PETERSBURG Northside Hospital offers a free diabetes support group second Thursdays, 4 to 5 p.m., in the Medical Office Plaza auditorium, 6006 49th St. N., Suite 230. Topics covered include medications, diet, exercise, and more. The group will next meet Thursday, Jan. 10. Call 888-598-9586.BayCare president receives awardCLEARWATER Dr. Bruce Flareau, BayCare Physician Partners president, was recently honored with the Robert Graham Physician Executive Award from the American Academy of Family Physicians for his leadership in the provision of high quality health care. The prestigious national award was created to honor the outstanding executive contribution of one family physician every year. Flareaus career spans more than two decades in which he has been recognized as a clinician, academician, executive leader and change agent. His passion for health system improvement is evident in the pioneering initiatives he has undertaken at the organizational, regional and statewide levels. The family physician is a critical part of the evolution toward a population health model that focuses on keeping people healthy through early detection and education, said Steve Mason, BayCare Health System president/CEO, in a press release. But we need their involvement at the executive level, too. We need family physicians to innovate, to help plan care models that are practical and scalable, and to lead others. Dr. Flareau is a worthy recipient of this distinguished national award because hes done that and more. Flareau currently serves as executive vice president at BayCare Health System and president of BayCare Physician Partners, one of the first clinically integrated networks in Florida. He facilitated the strategic planning process with physicians and senior leadership to develop a business plan that includes governance structure, operating principles, financial projections and an implementation timeline. The growing organization is expected to ultimately include 1,000 Bay area physicians who will coordinate patient care for high quality, cost-efficient care. Flareau has spent the last 17 years of his career with BayCare Health System and Morton Plant Mease Health Care focusing on clinical leadership, quality outcomes and improvement, and physician alignment. During his time at BayCare he oversaw a system wide plan to assist community physicians with the adoption of office electronic medical records (EMR). The system allows more than 400 connected physicians to share records with the full care team when/if their patients are hospitalized, receive lab and imaging results, and view community records that will further their ability to improve community health. Hospital teams up with Project ThanksTARPON SPRINGS Florida Hospital North Pinellas recently partnered with the Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center. Project Thanks is a program initiated by the Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center that provides a basket of food at Thanksgiving and Christmas to households-in-need in the community that register with the center each season. They serve more than a thousand households annually with their holiday meals. Naomi Patterson, a 44-year employee of the hospital, is an ambassador for the Tarpon Springs community and for the Shepherd Center. Her sister, Mary Burruss, is a founder of the center. The hospital has been helping with this annual project for more than 20 years. A number of churches, schools and organizations make up the Shepherd Center family. The community consists of people who really care about others who may be down on their luck and who need a helping hand. This years Thanksgiving Project Thanks was made up of more than 800 cans of green beans donated from Florida Hospital North Pinellas employees, family and friends. Additionally, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral donated enough rice to feed the 600 families, and Tarpon Springs High School donated just as much corn to complete the bags. For information or to donate to the Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center, call 939-1400 or visit www.tsshepherdcenter.org. Briefs Visit www.TBNweekly.com


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Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563Geezer response to court ruling: Mitch Miller, loudI have never used the privilege of this columnists perch to start a campaign for great social change I comment on movements, dont join them. But Florida faces a grave new crisis of chaos in the streets; a threat that demands organized counter measures. Last week, the Florida Supreme Court threw out the law against driving around with the volume of your car stereo cranked up to ear-damaging levels. Having made the first mistake issuing driver licenses to cretins, the state is legally powerless to stop them from being inconsiderate jerks. The seven justices concluded, correctly, that a big bass beat and shouted lyrics are a First Amendment-protected form of free speech and self-expression. The stricken statute allowed police to write a non-moving violation if they could hear your entertainment choices from 25 feet away. Free speech thus means that, except in cases of immediate public peril, youve got the right to say or do it, and Ive got the right to think youre stupid which is as it should be. In attempting to legislate common decency, civil law lacks anything like Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Thats the catch-all law against conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline, breach of custom of the service or anything of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces. Its too bad civilians cant have a dont be a boor law. Inflicting your music on people 25 feet away is conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline of society. What about our right to be outdoors without having to sample, even momentarily, a passing motorists execrable taste in popular entertainment? Alas, some things are in the ear of the beholder, not definable in the Florida Statutes. Almost 40 years ago, the Florida Supreme Court made one of the nations first gay-rights rulings, striking down a law against the abominable and detestable crime against nature. The justices said those words did not warn the average person which acts are abominable and detestable, as opposed to merely adventuresome and imaginative. Now, the legal concept of personal privacy has swelled to include not only personal, consensual activity, but also such offensive expressions as burning the American flag or picketing a soldiers funeral. It seems contradictory, but listening in your car to something that can be heard on the next block is privacy now. In twin appeals from Pinellas County, our highest court said the highvolume law was content-based censorship because it exempted political and commercial speech. If a circus parade can have calliopes merrily summoning people to the fairgrounds, or if a candidate for governor can mount a loudspeaker on a vehicle to call passers-by to a rally in the town square, then you and I can cruise the streets with alleged music blasting from our cars. This ignores reality. In the age of Twitter and Facebook, candidates dont use outboard loudspeakers to draw crowds. And when was the last time you heard an ice cream truck in your neighborhood that is, one so loud and intrusive as these rolling jukeboxes some guys like to drive? So its time to fight ire with ire. They offend us; we offend them. This behavior is most common among young males, so the solution is in the hands of boring white guys over 60 Americas largest, least-abused, most overprivileged minority. Forsaken by the court system, lets retaliate with loud music of our own. Some of us will have to turn down our hearing aids, and dip into our savings to buy coffin-sized speakers and mega-watt amplifiers for our cars, and maybe well have to transfer our old 33-rpm albums to CDs for dashboard use. No fad can survive old people getting into it. This one has been around too long to still be a fad, but thats just because nobody fought it correctly. Anything we start doing, pretty soon, they wont like any more. Volume is important but that, alone, wont do it. Its our musical choices that will make the kids stop this stuff. Thats right, Im talking Mantovani music. Pat Boone, The Kingston Trio, Andy Williams, Perry Como (and not just his annual Christmas favorites). If college-aged drivers dont turn it down fast enough, we may have to dig some Mitch Miller sing-alongs out of the attic. And dont think I wont resort to Lawrence Welk. Eventually, when enough people who remember Nixon do it, the kids will decide maxxing out the volume is not sufficiently shocking any more. Peace and tranquility will return to our streets. But were not finished then. Next, the geezer coalition will start walking around with our pants sagging down below our hips, and pretty soon. Bill Cotterell is a retired Capitol reporter who worked for United Press International and the Tallahassee Democrat. He can be contacted at billcot terell@gmail.com. Florida VoicesLETTERSSanctity of human life suffers a fatal blowEditor: President Obama shed tears over the massacre of 20 little children in the Sandy Hook Elementary School. We also sorrow. Since Roe vs. Wade, the sanctity of human life has suffered a fatal blow. Those women who feel they are punished with a baby the president should be free to kill it by means of sundry murderous techniques performed by taxpayer-funded Planned Parenthood. A conviction to which he says he will not yield. Should not true sorrow be evidenced by a change of heart resulting in a conduct that leads to efforts for saving and protecting human life both inside and outside the womb where life begins? John V. Koontz St. PetersburgGun control not the answerEditor: More stringent gun control is not the answer to preventing the senseless mass murdering which is becoming more prevalent in our country. The answer points to more responsible behavior. Its time to insist that the relatives and psychiatrists of nutcases take their head out of the sand and either drug them or lock them up. Society does not deserve otherwise. Lil Cromer BelleairPatriot groups side with conservativesEditor: A recent article in our local newspaper associated the Tea Party with anti-government groups, Libertarians and subversive groups and the newspaper will not allow us to contest these falsehoods. Therefore, I would like to say for the record, the Tea Party believes in God, Country and the Constitution. We also believe in less government, less taxes and a strong national defense. In addition, the newspaper accuses our Tea Party group of supporting the removal of fluoride in the drinking water in Pinellas County, when in fact, we did not take a stance on this issue. However, a Libertarian group from North Pinellas County did support the removal of fluoride in the drinking water. Although we may agree with some issues of the Libertarian group, and some Libertarians may belong to our Patriot group, we are not Libertarians, we are Conservatives. To learn more about the South Pinellas 912 Patriots, please go to: www. 912pinellas.org. Chuck Graham Pinellas Park. A valuable tool: the kitchen timerIn organizing ones life, one must not ignore the value of having one or two kitchen timers lying about the house. These are for sale at many outlets. Chinese workers hired by West Bend and other companies make them. They count up from zero, or down from 99 hours and 59 seconds. When they reach zero, a beeper goes off. A timer can serve as an alarm clock. But make sure you buy a timer with a loud beeper. Beware of one that just clicks quietly. This can cause you to oversleep, miss an important flight to Chicago, fail to appear for the contract signing with a client, get fired, lose your family and home, and end up living in a culvert in Pasco County. A timer can add direction to your life in other ways. Example: If you are a normal person living alone, you probably loathe housekeeping, especially cleaning up the kitchen the morning after a wild party or even a placid evening of a spaghetti supper followed by popcorn and TV. I used to avoid kitchen cleanup for days. One day a health official knocked on my door and said, Mr. Driver, large dogs and small children are throwing up when they whiff the aromas emerging from your kitchen window. So I bought a timer. Problem solved. Now each morning I go to the kitchen, view the carnage and curse at it for a few minutes. Then I estimate the amount of time it will take me to render the kitchen spotless, or at least tolerable. I set the timer and attack the dirty dishes while listening to the singing of Cat Stevens or John Prine from the iPod perched atop the refrigerator. Within a short time the kitchen is cleaned up and I can feel noble. A kitchen timer helps me do that. I time myself in other ways. The health experts say, If you are past 70 and remain seated for more than 30 minutes, you will soon die of corrugated corpsuckles. So get up every half hour and walk, you indolent wretch! So I set my timer for 30 minutes and wait for the bell to ring. When it goes off I spring to my feet and walk to the next town, no matter the weather. My timer is also a writing tool. I follow a program that recommends the writing of Morning Pages first thing each day, even before cleaning up the dirty dishes. Morning Pages are whatever strikes my mind at the moment. I set my timer for 30 minutes and write furiously about life, liberty, sex, politics, manners, language or my favorite topic, the Boer War. When the timer sounds, I stop writing. My definition of writer is someone who writes every day. The timer helps me to be a writer. A piece of travel advice: When you fly, pack your timer in your suitcase and store it in the cargo hold. Dont keep the timer in your pocket or purse. If it accidentally goes off in flight, nearby passengers will begin to scream terrorist! and attack you. Airline travelers are really touchy about ticking sounds and ringing bells. A timer at your side when you watch TV can add hours of useable time to your life. Instead of passively watching a commercial, you set your timer to ring in four, five, six or maybe ten minutes. Then you go off and balance your checkbook or read a couple chapters of Moby Dick. Only when the timer goes off do you return to your TV. Ive heard of students who earned their Ph.D.s just by studying during commercial breaks. One of my hobbies is timing TV preachers. I switch on Daystar or some other religious channel, and surf until I find Rod Parsley, Mike Murdock, Creflo Dollar or some other righteous spellbinder. With my timer, I clock the number of minutes until the evangelist (1) asks for money (usually employing some sort of verbal hokum about seed offerings), or (2) assures the audience that he has personally talked to or heard from God within the past week. Average elapsed time: four minutes and thirty seconds. Some marriage counselors suggest using a timer as a sort of sex toy. Harry says to Agnes, I will trade you ten solid minutes of hootchee if you will give me ten minutes of kootchee. (I have substituted these terms for actual nasty and delightful sex practices such as the Seinfeld swirl and the Tolstoy thumb cuddle.) A timer allows each partner to indulge in a favorite erotic diversion, but sets specific limits by getting the show back on the main road to downtown Minneapolis.Bob Driver is a former columnist and editorial page editor for the Clearwater Sun. Send him an email at tralee71@comcast.net. Drivers SeatBob Driver The failure to provide a safety netIt seems to take a tragedy for lawmakers, the news media and the public to show an interest in addressing the growing national crisis in untreated mental illness. The recent calamity at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., caused millions of Americans to question, how does something like this happen? Werent there warning signs? Of course there were warning signs. The sad truth is, in almost every tragedy like Sandy Hook, Aurora, and Virginia Tech, cries for help went unheeded or unfunded. Sometimes its the person with a serious mental illness (SMI) schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression or a family member reaching out to help them. In either case, their pleas for help often fall on deaf ears or on a mental health system that is stressed with too much unmet need and too few resources. Many experts on mental health lobby Congress and state legislatures to explain the need for treatment to deal with the large number of people suffering with an SMI and to warn of the potential consequences of ignoring that need. Due to the cost of providing treatment and shrinking government budgets, policy makers dismiss adequate mental healthcare funding as something less than a high priority. They do this at great peril. Without treatment, the mentally ill can become a danger to themselves or others. Many end up in crowded and costly jails and prisons. According to the Criminal Health Project, Miami-Dade County is home to the largest percentage of people with serious mental illnesses of any urban community in the nation. While 9.1 percent of the population has some form of SMI, fewer than 13 percent of individuals receive the proper care. As a result, law enforcement and correctional officers have increasingly become the responders to people in crisis. With the annual cost of incarcerating an adult in the Florida prison system at roughly $20,000, untreated mental illness can be a very expensive burden on taxpayers. Its also a safety issue or, in the worst-case scenario, a national tragedy. While serving as chairman of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee, I became an ardent and vocal proponent of comprehensive strategies developed by a task force headed by Judge Steve Leifman of Floridas 11th Judicial Circuit. Judge Leifman served as special adviser on criminal justice and mental health for the Florida Supreme Court from 2007-2010. During that three-year period, Leifmans committee produced a report entitled Transforming Floridas Mental Health System, which received considerable state and national recognition. The report outlines recommendations to reduce the number of people with mental illness in prison and to develop alternative approaches that offer treatment and support for recovery. The 165-page report chronicles the history of confinement, first in jails and then in psychiatric hospitals, of the mentally ill. The development of medications led to the community mental health movement. President John F. Kennedy signed a $3 billion authorization to support federal legislation to move from institutional to community-based treatment. However, funds were never appropriated. Federal lawsuits led to the deinstitutionalization of public mental health care. Without funding, an adequate network was never established to absorb these newly displaced individuals, leaving enormous gaps in treatment and the potentially dangerous untreated in our communities. Sadly, Florida ranks near dead last nationally in the level of expenditures for front-end community-based mental health services. Yet, it ranks near the top of the list in the area of forensic mental health services at the tail end. The justice system is ill-suited to serve as the safety net for the mentally ill. Our jails and prisons have been forced to house an increasing number of individuals who are unable to access needed and competent community care. The report outlines several consequences of failure to design and implement an appropriate system of community-based care for people who experience the most severe forms of mental illness: Substantial and disproportionate cost shifts from considerably less expensive, frontend services in the public health system to much more expensive, back-end services in the juvenile justice, criminal justice and forensic mental health systems; Compromised public safety; Increased arrest, incarceration, and criminalization of people with mental illness; Increased police shootings of people with mental illness; Increased police injuries; and Increased rates of chronic homelessness. It shouldnt take another devastating loss of life to spur action on a growing problem in our society the failure to provide a safety net to those who can be a danger in our communities if their mental illness is left untreated. The Florida Legislature should quickly embrace the work of Judge Leifman and his expert task force something that we failed to do in 2010 and each year thereafter. Lets not be penny-wise and pound-foolish when so many precious lives are at risk. NOTE: The report can be found at www.floridasupremecourt.org/pub_info/doc uments/11-14-2007_Mental_...Paula Dockery was term-limited as a Republican state senator from Lakeland after 16 years in the Florida Legislature. She can be reached at pdockery@floridavoices.com. Florida Voices Florida VoicesPaula Dockery Florida VoicesBill Cotterell Please type letters to the editor (or print legibly) and include your name, town of residence, phone number and signature and mail to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. E-mails should include town of residence and telephone and be sent to tgermond@TBNweekly.com. We will not print the letter writers phone number.What do you think?


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Dickey, matron of honor; Ryan Miller, best man; Katelyn Puttick, Morgan Puttick, Nicole Gonzalez, Becca Burnett, Julia Whitaker, Marianne McAlister and Ashley Miller, bridesmaids; Blake Barreiro, Travis Repetto, Tim Schuldt and Lane Dickey, groomsmen; Matt Poynter and Kevin Kennedy, ushers; Marley Joanne Miller, Delaney Lynn Dickey, flower girls. A reception followed the ceremony at the Treasure Island Yacht Club. The couple resides in Seminole.Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ellguth St. John Vianney Catholic ParishST. PETE BEACH Awakening Faith: Reconnecting with your Catholic Faith, a six-session series, will begin on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 13, 7 to 9 p.m., at St. John Vianney Center, St. Clare Room, 445 82nd Ave. The program is designed for those who feel as though they have lost faith, havent been to church in a while or are facing questions from children about faith that they cant answer. All are welcome. For information, call 388-7628 or email info@sjvcc.org.Oakhurst United Methodist Church SEMINOLE GriefShare group sessions will be offered beginning Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Oakhurst United Methodist Church, 13400 Park Blvd. The morning session will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The evening session will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Each group will meet in Room 13. The GriefShare program is designed to help people travel the journey from mourning to joy. The program consists of several components, including video, workbook, discussion, support and encouragement. The program will last for 13 weeks and each session is self-contained, with a new topic each week. The program is open to the community. To register, call 391-4769 or call Linda Butler at 398-1121. Clearwater Friends CLEARWATER Clearwater Friends will host a series of weekly sessions on Quaker faith and practices beginning Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Scottish American Society Hall, 917 Louden Ave., Dunedin. The sessions will meet Wednesdays, 7 to 9 p.m., through Feb. 27. Refreshments will be served starting at 6:30 p.m. Local members will talk about their experiences as Quakers. Quakers concern themselves with the practice of peaceful methods and value simplicity, integrity, equality and community. Quakers honor diversity of race, sexual orientation, national origin and religious background. Quakers impose no doctrine, accepting that they need to live according to individual theological understanding. For information, call 210-5742 or visit www.clearwaterfriends.org.Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church ST. PETE BEACH As part of its year-long centennial celebration, the Pass-A-Grille Beach Community Church will host a Winter Festival Friday, Dec. 28, 6 to 9 p.m., in Hurley Park, 1500 Pass-a-Grille Way. The festival will feature live music and the rhythmic sound of steel drums. The evenings finale will be the lighting of a huge bonfire on the beach at 8 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from local vendors. Admission is free. Call 360-5508 or visit www.pagchurch.org.First Baptist Church of St. PetersburgST. PETERSBURG CRAVE, a young adult based ministry for those college-aged to 30s, will be launched Tuesday, Jan. 29, at First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg, 1900 Gandy Blvd. FBC St. Petersburg sees a growing need for young adult fellowship, connection and spiritual nurturing in the St. Petersburg area based upon input from their current young adult program. The Christian Young Adults in St Pete tend to get overlooked, said Christyna Richards in a press release. Richards is the young adult pastor at FBC St. Petersburg. Young adults CRAVE community, maturity, worship and service. My goal is to fulfill those desires and spread the Gospel by providing opportunities where young adults feel comfortable and welcome, gathering to worship, fellowship and impact society through community service. You do not have to be Baptist, just the desire to impact our world for the good. CRAVE will be presented Tuesday nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for all young adults, ages 18-39. Singles, couples and families are invited and encouraged to participate. The program will consist of worship, fellowship and small group interaction, including mentorship. The small group discussions will address relevant real-life topics and be led by experienced leaders and strong mentors from the local community, including successful professionals. The ministry Launch Party will be Tuesday, Jan. 29. Jeremy Vanderloop, a national contemporary Christian singer-songwriter and recording artist, will take the stage at 6:30 p.m.Rebecca J. Heiser and Tommy Stanley, both of Tampa, will be married on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tampa. Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Timothy Miller


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Our East Bay Medical Center offers visits during Lunchtime hours to better meet your scheduling needs.F F2 Convenient Locations to Better Serve You.Oakhurst Medical Clinic13020 Park Blvd., Seminole, FL 33776 727-393-3404 oakhurstmedicalclinic.comEast Bay Medical Center3800 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33771 727-539-0505 eastbaymedicalcenter.comwww.oakmed.comMedicare, Humana Medicare Advantage Plan, and most other insurance plans accepted. Todd Clarkson, D.O. Donald Collins, D.O. Ronald Mall, D.O. Roger Schwartzberg, D.O.,F.A.A.I.M. Betsy Parker, A.R.N.P Gail Quail MSN, A.R.N.P.C. John Jarboe A.R.N.P. Marianne Fisher CEO We Wish You a Healthy & Happy Holiday Season FAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINEFAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINE 120612 Teja Karkare D.D.S.GENERAL & COSMETIC DENTISTRYHours: Monday-Friday 9-4pm 10700 Johnson Blvd., Suite 4, Seminole 393-1133Now Open in Seminole New Patients Welcome 10% Off First Visit Emergencies & Walk-Ins Welcome121312 727.536-9774 M RNINGSIDE Paul T. Rodeghero, D.D.S. $10 040512 1320 S. Belcher Rd., Clearwater Volunteers take the lead at Pinellas County Animal Services By BOB COSTIGANPinellas County Animal Services is fortunate to have about 150 volunteers who give of their time and energy to help out at the shelter. And it is even more fortunate to have volunteers who supervise the volunteers. Tiffani Oliver and Lindsay Martin spend much of their time at the shelter. Department Volunteer Coordinator Kelli Becraft said that the staff has come to depend on the two St. Petersburg volunteers because they commit to a schedule and are willing to run various events. Tiffani Oliver works for an insurance company in Largo. She said she was looking for a way to get out of the office for awhile when she thought of Animal Services, located nearby. With a passion for animals and two dogs of her own, she started visiting the center on her lunch break. Soon she was walking the dogs. That was one and a half years ago. In addition to her lunch hours she now spends weekends at the shelter as well. Oliver said her husband is very supportive of her volunteering and even goes to the shelter every now and then himself. Oliver admitted that it is somewhat difficult to see an animal leave. But you know that theyre better off in a home environment, and you know what youre doing is making that happen, she said. Another weekend worker who also is at the shelter four days during the week, Lindsay Martin performs a variety of tasks, including socializing with all the animals, walking the dogs and assisting the veterinary staff. While the 19 year old doesnt have any pets of her own, there is one animal that she has grown attached to, a dog that has been at the shelter for several months. Its the first dog she walks when she arrives at the shelter and the last dog she walks before she goes home. These attachments can be difficult to break, but she still hopes he will soon find a new home. I love the animals, she said. They are so sweet. Becraft is proud of Oliver and Martin and all the volunteers. About the only prerequisite a person must have to volunteer is be 16 or older and have a love for animals, she said. Oliver and Martin both encourage others to consider volunteering at Animal Services. Positions can include dog walker/socializer, greeter, clerical assistant, phone operator and more. If you think you would like to assist at Animal Services you can call the Animal Services volunteer coordinator at 582-2648. Pinellas County volunteers can expect to make a difference in the life of their community, while exploring interests, sharing knowledge, assisting others and making friends. For more information, visit www.pinellascounty.org/volunteer, email volunteers@pinellascounty.org or call 464-VIPS (8477). Photo courtesy of PINELLAS COUNTY COMMUNICATIONSTiffani Oliver, left, and Lindsay Martin are volunteers that supervise fellow volunteers at Pinellas County Animal Services in Largo.Dog training class setLARGO A free dog training class will be offered Saturday, Jan. 5, 10 a.m., at Pinellas County Animal Services, 12450 Ulmerton Road. Attendees will learn the basics of dog training in a seminar for all who have adopted dogs from Pinellas County Animal Services or other shelters in the county. Topics will include housetraining, loose-leash walking and dealing with challenging dog behaviors. No dogs are allowed at the class. Call 582-2600 or visit www. pinellascounty.org/animalser vices. SPOT offers spay, neuter specialPINELLAS PARK Stop Pet Overpopulation Together will offer a black cat special in January at the organizations nonprofit spay and neuter clinic, 4403 62nd Ave. Customers will save $10 at the SPOT spay and neuter clinic on solid black cats in January. The black cat special includes male cat neuters for $25 and female cat spays for $35. The first 50 people to sign up will receive a kitty blanket. SPOTs mission is to help every pet have a home and reduce the number of unwanted pets ending up in the shelter. By spaying and neutering pets, the cycle of accidental litters and unwanted behaviors is broken. As a bonus, fixed pets are healthier and can live up to six years longer. To reserve an appointment, call 329-8657. Visit www.SPOTusa.org.Animal shelter seeks donationsST. PETERSBURG Pet Pal Animal Shelter is seeking donations and recently released its holiday wish list. Required items sought by the shelter include the following: Science Diet Original dog food Science Diet Original cat food Cat and dog toys Cat litter Large/extra large Nylaboines New/used dog crates Bleach Dawn dish detergent Laundry detergent Paper towels Gift cards to Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart, etc. Outdoor garbage bags Tall kitchen garbage bags Flax seed oil capsules Fish oil capsules Also sought are donations of office supplies such as HP ink cartridges (78 color, 28 color, 27 color, 27 black, black Q6470A, cyan Q6471A, yellow Q6472A, magenta Q6473A) copy paper, postage stamps or gift cards to Staples, Office Depot, etc. Pet Animal Shelter donation bins can be found at the following locations: World of Beer, 100 Fourth St. S., St. Petersburg Pet Food Warehouse, 6155B 18th St. N., St. Petersburg The Sports Bar and Grill, 9685 Bay Pines Blvd., Seminole Pet Pal Veterinary Clinic, 1900 34th St. S., St. Petersburg Skin Deep Spatique, 3030 MLK St. N., St. Petersburg Pasadena Pet Motel, 6735 Gulf Blvd. S., St. Petersburg Pet Pal Animal Shelter is at 405 22nd St. S. Call 328-7738 or visit pet palanimalshelter.com.Looking for a home DominetteDominette is a 2-year-old female kitty that loves to play and snuggle and get attention. She is spayed, vaccinated and ready for her forever home. For more information on her or any of the other adoptable cats at Friends of Strays, call 5226566 or visit the adoption center at 2911 47th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Visit www.fri endofstrays.com. NormanNorman is a 2-year-old male domestic longhair cat. He likes to show off his purring skills when he is brushed. Hes a big boy who enjoys to be treated like royalty and needs to be the only cat in your home so your focus will be all on him. Norman has been neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Contact Pet Pal Animal Shelter at 3287738 or visit 405 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg. Visit www.petpalanimalshelter.c om.NicoNico is a 2-year-old gray domestic shorthaired cat. He is a Hemmingway polydactyl cat, which means he has extra toes on his feet. Hes a very friendly boy who loves attention and only wants to be petted, loved and to show you what a sweetheart he is. He is neutered and current with his vaccinations. To adopt him, call Second Chance for Strays at 535-9154 or visit www.secondchanceforstrays.comHermioneHermione is a beautiful, medium-haired tortoiseshell cat with a fluffy tail. She is 6 months old and is very smart, just like her namesake in the Harry Potter books. She is sweet and attentive and follows her foster mom around the house and always wants to sit and lie next to her favorite human. She is somewhat of a princess and might be best suited as the only royalty feline in the house. She has been spayed, microchipped and is current on her shots. Call Save Our Strays at 5451116 to meet her. Visit www.saveourstraysinc.com. HarleyHarley is a 6-year-old beagle who will get your motor running. Hes a friendly pup whose former owners daughter was allergic to him. Their loss can be your gain. Harley knows commands very well and is going to make a great family friend. Bring this article with you to Pinellas County Animal Services and adopt him for only $25. He has been neutered and had all his shots. Call 582-2600, visit 12450 Ulmerton Road, Largo or www.pinellascounty.org/ animalservices/petfind.htm.


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Live here and enjoy the treasures of life.Sophia VasilarosSmith & Associates 2 Bedrooms/2 Baths $475,000 SOLD Lovely concrete block, split plan home on Madeira Beach. Entire home has been re-plumbed, electric panel updated in 2007 and new hot water heater in 2012. 2 separate A/C systems. Private, screened-in Florida porch.Debbie SundellCentury 21 Real Estate Champions 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths $175,000 SOLD Spacious home has plenty of space. Split plan features: well placed bedrooms, separate bathrooms, living room & family room with wood burning fireplace. The kitchen has new appliances. Large fenced yard.Sandy HartmannRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 4 Bedrooms/3 Baths $125,000 SOLD Seminole 4BR/2BA/1CG122712 Short Sales Residential/ Commercial Closings 1031 Exchanges Reverse Mortgages For Sale By Owner Packages Available 8640 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 Seminole Title Company 392-5906121312 Happy Holidays 110812 Winter fishing: Its all about timingBrrrrr! It looks like no more Tshirts and shorts. Winter officially began last week. According to the calendar we wont see spring for three more months. Now we all know it will probably warm up a bit before that, but in the meantime its bound to get colder in the coming weeks. Winter fishing success is more often based on timing than our other seasons. Cold fronts are more numerous and consequently good fishing days become further apart. There are however plenty of fish to be caught. Inshore anglers can target such species as trout, bluefish and pompano in the deeper grass flats and channel edges, to super shallow redfish that can often be found tailing around the schools of mullet as they work their way onto the flats. This is also the time of year that local bait shops see a definite increase in shrimp sales. When the water gets cold, baitfish populations begin to thin out. Scaled sardines cant be found in the huge schools as they were a few weeks ago, but can still be chummed up and cast netted over the grass flats (usually near the passes), making live shrimp the best choice for those using live bait. Free-lining a tail hooked shrimp with an up-current cast would be the preferred presentation, but the current and wind can often be too strong to allow your bait to reach the depth necessary to catch the trout so a small split shot can be added to get the bait down. When fishing shallower flats, the use of a float will help to keep the bait up and out of the grass, making sure that youre still making up-current casts, trout (especially big trout) like the bait to be moving naturally with the tide. For some anglers, fishing doesnt get good until the water temperature gets down to the low 60s; this is the time when residential dock fishing can be very good. Long dead end canals hold heat and the fish know that. Finding a string of productive docks can yield redfish, black drum and sheepshead time and time again. Think of it as an inshore anglers version of offshore grouper fishing. Trout season will open next week in our region and we should definitely have a good season. Ever since the red tide a few years ago our trout fishing has improved each year thereafter. Plenty of big trout are lurking the shallows, shadowing the large schools of mullet. Top-water plugs can provide the fish of a lifetime in the weeks to come.Tyson Wallerstein can be reached at capt.tyson@hotmail.com. To get a fish photo in the paper, send the photo along with your name, when and where it was caught to editorial@TBNweekly.com or mail it to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Fish TalesCapt. Tyson Wellerstein Officials discuss 2013 Gulf gag grouper seasonThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission unanimously decided on a draft 2013 Gulf of Mexico gag grouper recreational season at a Dec. 5 meeting. After discussing several options and hearing public testimony from 26 people, commissioners chose draft options that, if approved in February, will make most Gulf state waters consistent with the current federal season, with the exception of a four-county region. The current proposed federal season for Gulf gag grouper is slated to start July 1 and end when the annual catch target (the number of fish that can be harvested for that year within the rebuilding plan) is expected to be met, which will likely be sometime in November or early December. The federal season ending date should be finalized in spring 2013. The proposal included an April 1 through June 30 season in state waters off the counties of Taylor, Jefferson, Wakulla and Franklin. According to the proposal, the fourcounty region will not open during the July 1 through November/December federal season. Monroe County is excluded from the Gulf of Mexico season because it is included in the Atlantic season for gag grouper. In terms of effort, this four-county region had an insignificant impact to the resource but a significant impact to the economy and the culture, said Commissioner Brian Yablonski. We specifically picked less-populated counties and a lot of that had to do with where the fish are when the season is open. This at least gave the Big Bend area a chance to fish. Full consistency takes the Big Bend out. The Commission asked staff to work with federal fishery managers in gathering data on the effect this proposal may have on the length of the federal season and bring back this information to the February commission meeting. The important thing is it looks like we are going in a positive direction for next year, said Commissioner Ron Bergeron about the proposed federal season, which will potentially be lengthened in 2013. Other options considered by the Commission included full consistency with the federal season in all state waters, split seasons that would open in spring and winter, and regional seasons. The 2012 recreational gag grouper season was July 1 through Oct. 31 in all federal and most state waters, with the exception of state waters off Taylor, Jefferson, Wakulla and Franklin counties, which were open April 1 through June 30.Look for holiday gifts available for the nature loverComing up with appropriate holiday presents can be a challenge. The key to gift giving is matching the gift to the individual, while making sure it is something theyll enjoy, is hopefully good for them and not too expensive. And if it helps Mother Nature too, maybe thats the perfect gift. With that in mind, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has several suggestions for your holiday shopping. How about an offering guaranteed to create a happier, healthier and more productive lifestyle? Richard Louv, chairman emeritus of the Children & Nature Network and author of The Nature Principle and Last Child in the Woods, has made a solid case, supported by years of research, that connecting with nature results in those benefits. Being able to spend time in nature brings people of any age back to the roots connecting them with the nurturing earth. In a time when frantic schedules, enclosed spaces and constant noise tend to drive us a little crazy, it is a real gift to get outdoors and relax with family and friends, get moving to burn off some excess holiday calories and open the door to better communications. To start, how about planning a nature hike or fishing trip? Perhaps more than any other form of recreation, fishing and boating are critical to the health and well-being of Americas outdoor heritage, according to the Outdoor Foundation. By boat and on land, the first outdoor experience for many Americans is fishing, introducing tens of millions of people each year to the wonders of nature. Fishing also serves as an important bridge and top gateway activity that leads participants to other outdoor passions. So why not invite your family and friends on a fun fishing trip, right here in Florida the Fishing Capital of the World (FishingCapital.com)? An annual resident fishing license is easy to obtain at License.MyFWC.com, by calling 888-FISH-FLORIDA or visiting a local retailer that sells fishing tackle and licenses. A five-year freshwater fishing license makes an especially great gift. While you are purchasing the license, you will have the opportunity to make a donation to the Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network to help the FWC with Creating the next generation that cares. An annual freshwater fishing license costs just $17. Since the average angler fishes 17 times a year (U.S. Census Bureau research) and enjoys four to five hours on a typical trip, the cost is less than a quarter per hour of fun and healthy recreation. When you purchase a license you are also providing a gift to nature and future generations of anglers and outdoor enthusiasts. For 75 years, the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program has guaranteed that fishing license fees are protected by law and can only be used for fish and wildlife conservation. Moreover, fees collected by the federal government on fishing tackle, pleasure boats and motorboat fuels provide additional funding for recreational fishing and conservation. While putting a fishing-related gift pack together, you can find lots of information about fishing tips and gear at MyFWC.com/Fishing, along with fishing sites and up-to-date forecasts. One of the most fun tips is to have everyone register for Floridas freshwater angler recognition programs, including Trophy Catch and Big Catch, at TrophyCatchFlorida.com. When you register, you become eligible for a Phoenix 619 Pro bass boat and trailer, with a Mercury outboard and Motor Guide trolling motor. That drawing will be in October 2013. However, for the hard-core freshwater anglers who travel from all across the world to fish Floridas fresh water, the ultimate catch is a trophy largemouth bass. The FWC and corporate partners reward anglers for reporting those fish and then releasing them to challenge another angler and to keep the fishery thriving. To learn more and keep informed, please like us at Facebook.com/TrophyCatchFlorida. Another great gift that will help anglers boast about their sport while supporting conservation is a Go Fishing largemouth bass specialty license plate for their vehicle or trailer. Simply go to Buyaplate.com, or purchase a gift certificate at an authorized motor vehicle office. Enjoy your holidays and a lifetime of active nature-based recreation. Get Outdoors Florida! BriefsPower Squadron plans safe boating classesST. PETERSBURG The St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron will present a seven-week safe boating program titled Americas Boating Course, beginning Monday, Jan. 7, at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 Second Ave. SE, Demens Landing. Classes meet on consecutive Mondays from 7 to 9 p.m. The classes cover required safety equipment, boat handling, rules of the road, navigation aids, anchoring, adverse conditions, communications, trailering, PWC operation, knots and lines, introduction to charts and more. Graduates qualify for a Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card and may qualify for some insurance deduction. Cost of the instruction is free. Materials are $35 per family. Preregistration is required. Register online at www.boatingstpete.org.Run, walk benefits schoolsLARGO Gulf Coast Givings Upgrade2Success 5K-1M Run/Walk starts Saturday, March 16, 8 a.m., at Walsingham Park. The event includes a visit from the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt. Perks include race T-shirt, music, food, water stations, silent auction, raffle by bib number, giveaways, finisher medals and arts and crafts for the kids. Register online at www.GulfCoastGiving.org/run. Proceeds will help select Pinellas County Schools obtain IT equipment and provide training for their staff and students. Early registration for the 5K run/Walk is $20 until March 1and includes all race perks. Each registered adult can enter two children under 18 for free. Regular registration is $25 from March 2 through March 15. Register online at www.GulfCoastGiving.org/run. Gulf Coast Giving is a nonprofit organization that provides schools and nonprofit organizations with computer equipment and training. New farmers market seeks vendorsCLEARWATER The soon-to-open outdoor Clearwater Gateway Farmers Market will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, Jan. 12 on the 1200 block of Cleveland Street near Missouri Avenue. It will be open to the public each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market also seeks vendors, including food, produce and artisan goods. For applications, visit www.myclearwatermarket.com and click on the vendor tab. Call 776-7932 or email myclearwa termarket@gmail.com. The Clearwater Gateway Farmers Market is a partnership between the city of Clearwater, the Pinellas County Health Departments Communities Putting Prevention to Work grant, the InterCultural Advocacy Center, and Pinellas County Health and Human Services.


Florida parks participate in First Day HikesOutdoors 17A Leader, December 27, 2012 Get The NewsALL FORFREE!Sign Up Today! www.TBNweekly.com e-E d itions121312 Obituaries Marilee Fricke RICHTERMarilee Fricke Richter, 76, of Largo, went home to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, December 7, 2012. Born in Marshalltown, Iowa, September 24, 1936 to Christian and Gertrude Fricke, she was a graduate of Marshalltown High School. She married Robert (Rick) Richter, February 19, 1956 and were the parents of two daughters. They made their home in Rockford and Sterling, Illinois until their move to Largo in the early 1980s. Rick passed away in 2002. Marilee loved her family and friends and for almost 20 years, she served the interest of her friends and neighbors at The Gathering Restaurant. She was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church. Survivors include two daughters, Debra Grey and Denise Richter of Florida, a sister and brother in Iowa, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, a sister and a brother. The National Cremation Society in Clearwater, Florida is caring for Marilee. Following cremation, services will be held in Largo with burial in Bay Pines National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice.James William (Bill) SCOTT83, died December 10, 2012 at Northside Hospital, St. Petersburg, Fla. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan Hamilton Scott; sons, Timothy Scott and Lee Christopher Scott; daughter, Leslie Scott; brother, Charles Scott; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was a marine veteran and belonged to the American Legion and Am Vets. His day gigs were in finance and restaurant management, but he was a musician all his life. Until his death, he was drummer for the Sunsation Show Chorus where he was a founding member. A musical tribute will be presented by his family at the next Sunsation Show Chorus presentation on February 10 at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Sunsation Show Chorus Bill Scott Memorial Fund, c/o Don Kuzmickas, 82140 C St., Pinellas Park, FL 33781 or at www.sunsationshowchorus.com. ObituariesRecognizing that some readers wish to share the life and loss of a loved one with the community, Tampa Bay Newspapers publishes paid obituaries in our weekly papers. The deadline for submitting obituary information is 9 a.m. on Monday, for that weeks papers. Obituaries will publish in all six of our papers. Obituary information should include: full name, age, city and date of death. You may also choose to include the names of living and/or predeceased relatives, work history, clubs and/or activities that they participated in. If you wish to include the name of the funeral home handling arrangements keep in mind that we are a weekly publication and the paper may publish after the services have taken place. For further information, including cost, please call Tampa Bay Newspapers at 727-397-5563, or you can submit your information through our Web site, www.TBNweekly.com, or by e-mail at: obits@TBNweekly.com.80510 TELL THE PUBLIC ABOUT YOUR SERVICES, CALL 397-5563 Church And Temple Directory112912L St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church 1955 S. Belcher Road ClearwaterParish Administration Ofce 727-531-7721 www.SCOSParish.orgDAILY MASS: Monday Friday 7:00am Monday & Wednesday 11:00 am Saturday 8:00 am CONFESSION SCHEDULE: Monday & Wednesday 10:30 am 10:50 am Saturday 3:00 pm 3:50 pm WEEKEND MASS: Saturday Vigil 4:00 pm Sunday 7:00 am & 9:00 am(Family Mass)11:00 am(Traditional Choir) 6:00 pm(Contemporary Choir)80510 122012 LEARN TO READ THE BIBLE EFFECTIVELYAN EXCITING SIX WEEK SEMINARHampton Inn & Suites100 East Bay Drive, Largo Dates: Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 Mar. 5 Time: 6:30 p.m. 9 p.m.Attend this seminar and learn to read the Bible effectively! If you find reading the Bible difficult or frustrating at times, then this seminar is for you. Six concise and informative sessions are delivered in a friendly, comfortable environment. They are aimed at equipping you with the skills and determination to understand scriptural doctrines for yourself and benefit from a new appreciation of the Bible. Whether you are familiar with the Bible or not, you will walk away with plenty of information and new energy to begin reading more effectively. Please look for more information in the weeks ahead. FREE Columnist watches dolphins amid writhing skies and surging seasJudging from the traffic on the highways and Internet, theres a lot of action out there. Everybody is up and doing. Our U.S. economy dances for the moment, because the action is her heartbeat. The dolphins outside your doorstep are up and doing too. Two recent instances in particular come to mind. The first was when we came upon two local bottlenose bulls, Scrapefin and Hi W Ski, as they rounded a watery corner in the somewhat somnolent state of simply swimming dolphins. Then they awoke abruptly and sprang into action, kind of like you leaping to life as you realize you need to buy one more Christmas present. Though separated by some 30 feet, they both came across drifting horsetails, which are mangrove seedpods resembling green-brown pencils. Each whipped their horsetail high in the sky, lunged after it with dramatic flair, and tossed it again. Horsetail tossing is neat to see, but it was particularly interesting for me to see the atypical coordination with which the two buddies alternately tossed their horsetails: first Hi W Ski stabbing the air with his projectile, then Scrapefin doing the same, then Hi W Ski again, and Scrapefin again, this time pouncing on his horsetail next to the boat. Why did they do this? The answer zoomed up in short order: local lady Stick. Shed swum over a mile from her luncheon bay to join them, and its likely their team tossing was a competitive bid for her attention before they all companionably set off sideby-side around another watery corner. The second instance occurred in a bay far, far away, centered on scattered schools of death-wish fish. It started when we spied tall columns of white mist against the dark silhouette of a distant mangrove island. These columns are vaporous breaths coming from panting dolphins that are catching their breath after exertion. We headed over to watch and take pictures for the federal record, Capt. John Heidemann navigating us skillfully across the shallows. The fishermen in the skiff headed over too, but their goal was to net as many fish as they could. The dolphins were already there. In the emerald seas, the fish schools they harried looked like dark mobile mats against the lighter sands of the sea floor. The shape of the fish schools changed as constantly as their direction, at times resembling round patches of seagrass and other times surging as long sinuous ribbons before melding back into writhing oblongs again. Curiously, we saw the same kind of supple surging that very night but instead of in emerald seas, in pink-orange skies where a large flock of dark birds entranced us with their flowing shape shifting against the setting sun. No fishermen or dolphins pursued these birds, yet they used the same behavior as the frantic fish. The fish has plenty of reasons to thrust and stab their way across the emerald waters. A trio of hungry dolphins tightened a school with coordinated rushes bull BB and local lady DD1 working one side of the fish school and BBs bull buddy DD2 the other. Mother-calf pair P and Paisley worked a different school entirely. Slightwin worked a third school a distance away. In so doing, the three sets of dolphins used a non-compete clause. Im being facetious about the fish having a death Photo by ANN WEAVERLocal bottlenose dolphin bull Scrapefin pounces on a horsetail next to the boat. wish, of course. The reality was that they were as frantic as you or I under the same circumstances, pursued as they were by natural enemies (hungry dolphins) and a persistent trio of fishermen in a small skiff weighted with lead-trimmed nets. In their frenzied dashes, the fish often sped over to the boats, in one case without consequence (ours) but fatal in the other case (the fishermen), like a death wish. When the fish zoomed past our boat, they revealed that the largest of them were well over a foot long. The dolphins had to pick out smaller fish because of the size limits of their mouths, throats and stomachs; dolphin who fail this crucial test choke to death. The fishermen suffered no similar need to be selective and set their nets until their boat choked with their catch, the air ringing with their shouted curses or spontaneous chortles at the action. OK, enough vicarious action. Get out there and start some of your own! Merry Christmas!Dr. Weaver studies wild dolphins under federal permit 16299, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Send her an email at dazzled@tampabay.rr.com or visit her website www.d olphinsuperstore.com. NOAA advises anyone who sees a stranded dolphin in the Gulf of Mexico to call 877-942-5343 or 877-433-8299. Dolphin WatchAnn Weaver BriefsWeedon to host guided hikesST. PETERSBURG Guided hikes will be offered Saturdays, Dec. 29, Jan. 5, 12, 9 to 11 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. Attendees will learn about the ecosystems and the early residents of Weedon Island Preserve while going along on this free guided hike. Participants should bring water and a snack. A hat and closed-toe shoes also are recommended. The hike is best for ages 6 and older. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6500 or visit www.weedonis landpreserve.org.Weedon to host Wee-TimeST. PETERSBURG Wee-Time at Weedon will be presented Thursday, Jan. 10, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., at Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE. This free program is designed to introduce children ages 3 to 5 to the wonders of the natural and cultural world. Every second and fourth Thursday of each month, children are treated to a variety of stories and hands-on activities that connect them to their environment. Preregistration is required. To register, call 582-2100 or visit www.weedonislandpreserve.org. For information, call 453-6500.Brooker to present Book TimeTARPON SPRINGS Book Time at Brooker will be offered Thursdays, Dec. 27, Jan. 3, 10, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Designed for children ages 3 to 5, this free program connects attendees to the wonders of the natural world. In addition to hearing a great story, children will participate in a craft, game or other hands-on activity related to the story that is read. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brooker creekpreserve.org.Brooker to host guided hikesTARPON SPRINGS Guided hikes will be offered Saturdays, Dec. 29, Jan. 5, 9 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Attendees will take a walk through time on a guided hike. Participants will have an opportunity to look at how the land has changed over time and discuss the ecological footprints left by those changes. Sturdy closed-toe shoes are a must, and water and a hat are recommended. All ages are welcome, although children 5 and younger may find this hike challenging. Preregistration is required. Visit www.brookercreekpreserve .org or call 453-6800.Book club to meetTARPON SPRINGS The Friends of Brooker Creek Preserve will host Brooker Creek Book Club Saturday, Jan. 5, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. The free program is geared toward adults. The book list includes novels by Florida authors, past and present, with archeology, biography, politics and history storylines. Decembers book selection for discussion is Vanishing Florida: A Personal Guide to Sights Rarely Seen by David T. Warner. The club meets first Saturdays. Advance registration is required. Seating is limited. Call 453-6500.Brooker to host bird hikeTARPON SPRINGS The Birds of Brooker hike will be offered Saturday, Jan. 12, 8 to 10:30 a.m., at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Birds seen and heard will be identified while attendees meander along a one-mile trail gathering information. Closed-toe shoes, water and a hat are recommended. Attendees also may bring binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras. The free hike is best suited for adults. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org.Fort De Soto to offer guided walksTIERRA VERDE Free, guided nature walks will be offered 10 to 11 a.m., on the following days at Fort De Soto Park, 3500 Pinellas Bayway S. Saturday, Dec. 29, a guided walk on the beach trail is planned. Sunday, Dec. 30, a guided walk on the soldiers hole trail is planned. Guests will enjoy the beauty of Fort De Soto Park with a onehour nature walk great for the entire family To register and for tour information and meeting locations, call 552-1862. Visit www.pinellas county.org/park.Bids welcome on water treatment plantCLEARWATER Plans are being finalized for the construction of the city of Clearwaters second reverse osmosis water treatment plant, according to a city press release. The engineering and utilities departments are preparing to release the contract documents for bidding and construction of the new water treatment plant to potential contractors. The plans and specifications for the proposed project will be available to bid in December, and the bid opening will be held in February 2013. Construction is scheduled to begin in April 2013. Bidder qualifications for submitting project bids are available at tinyurl.com/cxowz4j. Contractors are invited to review the projects contract documents to prepare submittals for review and approval to bid on the project. Bidder qualification submittals will stop being accepted three weeks prior to the bid opening. The new facility will be located at 21133 U.S. Hwy. 19 and will treat brackish water using state-of-the-art technology to produce additional potable water for Clearwater customers. The project will include site civil improvements, demolishing selected structures, a reverse osmosis treatment system, an ozone treatment system, an iron treatment system, a transfer pump system, chemical feed systems, a new finished water ground storage tank, an existing finished water ground storage piping modifications, a new concrete ground storage tank, new high service pumps, motors, and VFDs, electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems, control and alarm system additions and modifications, bulk storage enclosure and buildings to house offices, control room, laboratory, restrooms, meeting rooms, ancillary rooms and process related equipment and chemical handling facilities. When complete, this project will impact all residents. For more information, call 5624827.Brooker to host orchid programTARPON SPRINGS A free program on orchids and epiphytes of Brooker Creek Preserve will be presented Saturday, Jan. 5, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road. Brooker Creek Preserve naturalist James Stevenson will explore the fascinating world of orchids and air plants found on the preserve. This class will introduce participants to identification skills and will include a walk to discover these plants in their natural habitat. Advance registration is required. Call 453-6800 or visit www.brookercreekpreserve.org.The Florida Department of Environmental Protections Florida Park Service will participate in Americas State Parks First Day Hikes 2013 on Tuesday, Jan. 1. Attendees will have an opportunity to get back to nature and start the New Year out right by participating in the program. Americas State Parks First Day Hikes offer individuals and families the chance to begin the New Year rejuvenating and connecting with the outdoors by taking a healthy hike on Jan. 1 at a state park. First Day Hikes offer a great way to get outside, exercise, enjoy nature and welcome the New Year with friends and family. Currently, there are 627 First Day Hikes spanning all 50 states. The Florida Park Service will be hosting more than 60 events, more than any other state. I encourage Florida families and visitors to begin 2013 in our state parks and enjoy the natural world around you, said Donald Forgione, Florida Park Service director, in a press release. Join others across Florida and the nation for a First Day Hike as part of a national health and outdoor awareness movement. Start times will vary by park. Following is a list of Florida State Parks in the Tampa Bay area participating in the program: Myakka River State Park, 13208 State Road 72, Sarasota Honeymoon Island State Park, 1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin Caladesi Island State Park, 1 Causeway Blvd,, Dunedin Hillsborough River State Park, 15402 U.S. 301 N., Thonotosassa Floridas 171 award-winning state park and trail properties have inspired residents and visitors with recreation opportunities and scenic beauty that helps to strengthen families, educate children, expand local economies and foster community pride. With 161 parks, 10 state trails, nearly 800,000 acres, 100 miles of beaches and more than 1,500 miles of multi-use trails, visit soon and often to enjoy Floridas natural treasures. For information on the program, visit www.americasstate parks.org/first-day-hikes. For information on Florida State Parks, visit www.floridastateparks.org. CLASSIFIEDSwww.TBNweekly.com


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Diversions Things to do around Pinellas County Classieds Events MoviesLeader Section B December 27, 2012Visit www.TBNweekly.com Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:Django UnchainedGenre: Action and western Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, Gerald McRaney, Dennis Christopher, Laura Cayouette, M.C. Gainey, Don Johnson, Kerry Washington, Anthony LaPaglia, RZA, Tom Wopat, James Remar, James Russo, Todd Allen and Jonah Hill Director: Quentin Tarantino Rated: R Set in the South two years before the Civil War, Django Unchained stars Academy Award-winner Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Academy Award-winner Christoph Waltz). Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. The unorthodox Schultz acquires Django with a promise to free him upon the capture of the Brittles dead or alive. Success leads Schultz to free Django, though the two men choose not to go their separate ways. Instead, Schultz seeks out the Souths most wanted criminals with Django by his side. Honing vital hunting skills, Django remains focused on one goal: finding and rescuing Broomhilda (Kerry Washington), the wife he lost to the slave trade long ago. Django and Schultzs search ultimately leads them to Calvin Candie (Academy Award-nominee Leonardo DiCaprio), the proprietor of Candyland, an infamous plantation. Exploring the compound under false pretenses, Django and Schultz arouse the suspicion of Stephen (Academy Award-nominee Samuel L. Jackson), Candies trusted house slave. Their moves are marked, and a treacherous organization closes in on them. 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Tickets are $72, $66, $56 and $46 and available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office located at 1111 McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater, by calling 791-7400 and online at www.rutheckerdhall.com. One of Pinellas Countys biggest events, First Night St. Petersburg, celebrates its 18th annual New Years Eve celebration of the arts from 5 p.m. to midnight at multiple downtown venues. The event features family-oriented festivities with music stages, entertainment, drama, dance, games, art, fireworks and more. Tickets will be available on New Years Eve at all venues where First Night performers or activities are scheduled. The main information booth will be located on the south end of the Museum of Fine Arts at Beach Drive Northeast and Second Avenue. First Night is supported almost entirely by private funds. Button sales are important to make sure that the tradition of First Night continues. Many venues are only accessible with a button. 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2B Just for Fun Leader, December 27, 2012 120612 101112 The celebration features a midnight countdown and balloon drop; a vintage fashion photo shoot and contest; party favors and chocolates, prize giveaways, free parking, and a full cash bar with champagne bottles and toasts available. The St. Petersburg Coliseum provides historic swing-era ambiance, a smoke-free atmosphere, and a 15,000-square-foot oak dance floor. Dress to impress. New Years and vintage attire are encouraged. Tickets are $29, plus $1 Coliseum surcharge and available at www.TampaBaySwing.com, by phone at 669-7830 or 773-0064. The St. Petersburg Coliseum is located at 535 Fourth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Q Years Eve Dance Party, presented by Q105, begins at 9 p.m. Dec. 31 at Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Ring in 2013 with one of Tampa Bays best party band, The Hunks of Funk. Tickets are $35 and $75 and include complimentary champagne toast and great view of the St. Petersburg fireworks display. A limited number of VIP tickets are available and include access to the VIP Lounge, private restrooms, complimentary hors doeuvres, champagne toast and view of fireworks from VIP Lounge Terrace. Tickets may be purchased online at TheMahaffey.com. Charge by phone at 893-7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Box Office. The Box Office is open Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event. Rockin in the Midnight Hour is the theme of this years New Years Eve celebration at the Tradewinds Island Grand on St. Pete Beach. Festivities are happening in the Grand Ballroom from 9 to 1:30 a.m. Partiers 21 and over are invited to don their best duds for an evening of festivities, food, and fun. The locally famous Greg Billings Band will keep everyone on the dance floor until the wee hours. And, no party is complete without a dance contest. Guests will also have access to an open bar and will receive a glass of champagne and noisemakers for the balloon drop at midnight. A gourmet hors doeuvres buffet includes lobster shepherds pies, warm fig and balsamic flat bread, Thai vegetable spring rolls and a pasta station featuring gnocchi in a sweet basil sauce and braised beef ravioli. A dessert display of chocolate fondue and miniature pastries will give the buffet a sweet ending. Entrance to the party is $140. Children ages 4 to 12 can also ring in the New Year with their own party complete with games, crafts, dinner and more. Cost is $60 for the first child and $30 for each additional. There also will be a Teen Bash for ages 13 to 18 complete with a disc jockey, life-sized video games and mocktails. Cost is $35 per teen. Both parties are from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Available for guests of the resort and party guests and can be reserved through the TradeWinds activities desk. For party reservations and information, call 363-2258. For overnight room reservations and packages call toll-free 866-JUST LET GO (587-8538) or visit JustLetGo.com. Shephards Beach Resort on Clearwater Beach is planning a Sin City New Years Eve party, featuring a Las Vegas themed night of gaming and parties. Enjoy a champagne toast and fireworks, plus a premium open bar, two bands, two disc jockeys and three parties all in one place. Tickets for the party are available for advance purchase for $79 per person until New Years Eve and at the door. Party Package with buffet dinner is $120 per person. VIP pricing is for four people at $500 and includes a private booth in The Wave Nightclub with choice of liquor bottle or Moet bottle, additional people are $100 per person. Email Ray for VIP at ray@shep hards.com, subject NYE VIP. Partiers must be age 21 and up. Food available until 2 a.m. Shephards is located at 619 S. Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. Call 442-5107 or visit www.Sherphards.com for tickets and room reservations. The Club at Treasure Island invites members and their guests to its 2013 New Years Eve Spectacular complete with champagne toast, photo booth, dazzling light displays and holiday decor. The night include nonstop entertainment with show bands, Live from Montreal and the world-renowned Boogie Wonder Band, plus Americas Got Talent favorites, the Incredible Distinguished Men of Brass and from Rio De Janeiro, DJ Rob2K in the in the Pool Pavilion. Green Flash will be playing in the Marker 14 Restaurant & Lounge where partiers can enjoy a four-course Prix Fixe gourmet menu. Soft Flamenco sound of pianist Lito Cortez and his trio accompany dining in the Boco Ciega Ballroom where Chef Paul will be serving a grand master dinner buffet. All-access New Years Eve dance party tickets are $75. Buffet and four-course Prix Fixe dinners are $75. Dance party tickets with dinner are $135. The Club at Treasure Island is at 400 Treasure Island Causeway, Treasure Island. Call 367-4511 or visit www.theclubti.com.Local bars and bands set to party Cricketers British Pub & Restaurant, 2634 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Hope Darling plays from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Call 7361322 or visit www.cricketerspub.com. Crums Bar and Grill, 2924 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Trigger City Trio takes the stage at 8 p.m. Call 827-2831 or visit www.crumsbar.com. Cusos Bar & Grill 2405 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach. On The Rocks (OTR) provides the party sounds starting at 9:30 p.m. Call 5965633 or visit www.facebook/cusos. Frenchys Rockaway, 7 Rockaway St., Clearwater features Sweet Spot from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. with a break for a fireworks show from 11:45 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. Call 446-4844 or visit www.frenchysonline.com. Gators Cafe & Saloon, 12754 Kingfish Drive, Treasure Island is hosting a New Years Eve Ball with Black & White playing from 6:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Call 367-8951 or visit gatorscafe.com. JDs Restaurant & Lounge, 125 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach is featuring a full schedule of music for the last day of 2012 with Jelvis playing from noon to 4 p.m.; John Ellis, 4 to 8 p.m.; North 2 South, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; and Phil Tolotta at the piano bar, 8:30 p.m. Call 595-1320 or visit www.jdsrestaurant.com. Jimmy Bs Beach Bar, 6200 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, is hosting a New Years Eve party with free cover charge. Josh Horton plays from 2 to 7:30 p.m. and Phoenix takes over for the main event, 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Call 367-1902 or visit www.beachcomberflorida.com/entertainment.asp. Jimmys Sports Lounge, 1200 Clearwater-Largo Road, Largo is partying with the Jenna Stone Band, 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Call 400-6803. Makos on the Rocks, 14450 Walsingham Road, Largo is featuring the band Cellfish for its New Years Eve Party. Call 727-595-6256 or visit www.makosontherocks.com. Porpoise Pub, 8701 Seminole Boulevard, Seminole is hosting a New Years Eve party with Big Deal on the main stage. Call 727-3937616 or visit www.screwielouiesbarandgrille.com. State Theatre, 687 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg booked Less Than Jake to provide entertainment for its New Years Eve party. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets $20. Visit www.StateTheatreConcerts.com. Two Buks, 1915 N. Hercules Ave., Clearwater is partying with Shakes Society. Call 727-442-0812 or visit www.twobuks.com. A Christmas Carol: A New Musical, through Dec. 30, at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $39. For information and tickets, visit www.freefalltheatre.com or call 498-5205. A freeFall holiday tradition continues with Keith Fergusons and Bruce Greers enchanting new musical adaptation of the Dickens classic. With a soaring and inspirational score, and faithful incarnations of all of the memorable characters, Dickens ghost story leaps from the page and delights with stunning theatricality, lush scenery and costumes, and surprising special effects. freeFall favorite Steven Patterson will reprise his role as Ebenezer Scrooge. The 22-person cast also features a chorus of talented area children. Blast Friday featuring Molly Hatchet Friday, Dec. 28, 5:30 p.m., in the Cleveland Street District in downtown Clearwater. The free street festival 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 $25. 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. Jacksonvilles own Molly Hatchet, an American southern metal band, has been around since 1975. They are best known for their hit song Flirtin with Disaster. Home Alone, part of the Capitol Theatre Film Series, Sunday, Dec. 30, 3 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets are $5. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who is mistakenly left behind when his family flies to Paris for their Christmas vacation. While initially relishing time by himself, he is later greeted by two would-be burglars played by Daniel Stern and Joe Pesci, leaving Kevin to defend their home. Home Alone was the No. 1 film at the box office for 12 straight weeks upon its release and was so popular, ticket sales landed it in the Guinness Book of Records as the highest grossing live-action comedy ever. Jack Hannas Into the Wild Live Sunday, Dec. 30, 3 p.m., at The Mahaffey, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $22.50. Call 892-5767 or visit www.themahaffey.com. Animal lovers can experience all the excitement and education of Into the Wild live and in person with Jack Hanna and friends. Jungle Jack and his animal friends captivate audiences across the country with Into the Wild Live, presented by Nationwide Insurance. He shares fascinating stories from his adventures and his efforts to help preserve the creatures he loves. Through Hannas on-the-ground experiences at the Columbus Zoo since 1978 and his filming expeditions around the world, he has decades of tales that educate, entertain, and inspire audiences of all ages. Salute to Vienna Monday, Dec. 31, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $46. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Attendees will welcome the New Year with a Salute to Vienna, patterned after Viennas world famous Neujahrskonzert. This festive New Years concert will feature a brilliant new cast of more than 75 musicians, stellar European singers and dancers in beautiful costumes. The program will be a light-hearted blend of popular Strauss waltzes, polkas and famous operetta excerpts from Die Fledermaus and The Merry Widow. This weeks top ve diversions This weeks top ve diversions NEW YEAR, from page 1B 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.Crossword SudokuSudoku answers from last weekCrossword answers from last week Across 0 1. Climb up and over again 0 8. More domineering 15. Attitudes of a culture of era (pl.) 16. Throw 17. Break into pieces (2 wds) 18. Take back 19. Continental money 20. A pint, maybe 22. Asian capital 23. Western blue flag, e.g. 24. Complain 26. Bar order 27. A.T.M. need 28. Unoccupied 30. "It's no ___!" 31. Slogans 33. Having winglike extensions 35. Arabic for "commander" 36. Ancient greetings 37. Free 40. Spider, e.g. 44. ___ gestae 45. Mechanic's equipment box 47. "Aladdin" prince 48. "Hamlet" has five 50. Area of South Africa 51. Assayers' stuff 52. Sounds raucously 54. Howard of "Happy Days" 55. Gold braid 5 6 Indian dish with seasoned rice and meat (var. spelling) 58. Arranged in rows 60. The alimentary canal 61. One who leads a Spartan lifestyle 62. The milling on coin edges 63. Having lost the most freshness Down 0 1. Proof of purchase 0 2. An ancient country in west-central Italy 0 3. Using something jointly or in turns 0 4. Coconut palms 0 5. Says "When?" 0 6. Basic unit of money in Romania 0 7. Trellis on which ornamental shrubs grow flat 0 8. News office 0 9. "___ moment" 10. Literally, "king" 11. Bubbly drinks 12. To settle a problem through discussion (2 wds) 13. Champion 14. Having finished one's active working life 21. Amount to make do with 24. A spoken blessing 25. Agonizing work 28. Calculus calculation 29. Bumper sticker word 32. Affranchise 34. ___ Wednesday 36. 25th U.S. state 3 7 Long-handled device to grasp hard-to-reach items 38. To lie back or down 39. Ancient fertility goddess 40. A chorus line 41. Recount 42. Inflammation of the small intestines 43. Analyze 46. Move forward by rowing 49. Enclosed in a pigpen 51. Architectural projection 53. Delhi dress 55. Boat in "Jaws" 57. "Smoking or ___?" 59. "C'___ la vie!"HoroscopesDecember 27, 2012CapricornDecember 22 January 19 Woohoo, Capricorn. Its a brand new year, and motivation is at an all-time high. Reach for the stars. There is nothing you cant accomplish this week.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18 Drat, Aquarius. Plans you made some time ago fall through, and youre not sure what to do next. An old pal drops by with a tantalizing offer. Take them up on it.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20 Perk up, Pisces. Youre more resourceful than you realize. Look at the situation from another angle, and a solution will arise. Thanks will be abundant.AriesMarch 21 April 19 Go ahead and pull out all of the stops, Aries. This could be your one and only chance to make an impression. A youngster asks a question. Be honest.TaurusApril 20 May 20 Uh-uh-uh, Taurus. Now is not the time to splurge on something so frivolous. Take the plunge later when there will be more to spare. A relative comes calling.GeminiMay 21 June 21 Golden Gemini. You have the magic touch, and people around you are starting to notice. Prepare for many opportunities to come your way, some better than others.CancerJune 22 July 22 Crabby Cancer. Thats what people will think of you this week unless you change your tune. Take a break from the action to refresh your spirits.LeoJuly 23 August 22 Oh boy, Leo. Lady luck is on your side, and great changes are in store. Go with the flow and enjoy whatever comes your way. A memo picks up the pace.VirgoAugust 23 September 22 Vigilance, Virgo. Pay attention to what is going on around you, even if it does not directly involve you. Something is amiss, and you need to find out what.LibraSeptember 23 October 22 Confession time, Libra. Whats done is done, and the sooner you admit to that fact and pay the piper, the better off you will be. A deadline is extended.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21 Shucks, Scorpio. You always put in 110%, and everyone knows it. Stop questioning what more you could have done and start focusing on what has yet to be done.SagittariusNovember 22 December 21 Make no mistake, Sagittarius. There is a wrinkle, but it is not yours to iron out. A series of miracles at home gets the ball rolling on a project of long ago.


Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen Director: Tom Hooper Rated: PG-13 Les Misrables is the motionpicture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries and in 21 languages around the globe and still breaking box-office records everywhere in its 27th year. Helmed by The Kings Speechs Academy Award-winning director, Tom Hooper, the Working Title/Cameron Mackintosh production stars Hugh Jackman, Oscar winner Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, with Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misrables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantines (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. Parental GuidanceGenre: Comedy Cast: Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei and Bailee Madison Director: Andy Fickman Rated: PG Old school grandfather Artie, who is accustomed to calling the shots, meets his match when he and his eager-to-please wife Diane agree to babysit their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents go away for work. But when 21st century problems collide with Artie and Dianes old school methods of tough rules, lots of love and old-fashioned games, its learning to bend and not holding your ground that binds a family together.QuartetGenre: Comedy Cast: Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Michael Gambon, Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay and Sheridan Smith Director: Dustin Hoffman Rated: PG-13 Beecham House is abuzz. The rumor circling the halls is that the home for retired musicians is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, its a star. For Reginald Paget (Tom Courtenay), Wilfred Bond (Billy Connolly) and Cecily Robson (Pauline Collins) this sort of talk is par for the course at the gossipy home. But theyre in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean Horton (Maggie Smith). Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard. Can the passage of time heal old wounds? And will the famous quartet be able to patch up their differences in time for Beecham Houses gala concert?The following will open in limited release. 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Disneys perceived failure in fact made $282 million worldwide just enough to make a modest profit above its $250 million budget. Better marketing and franchising might have helped broaden the appeal of the film, but Disney executives seemed determined to spend their time apologizing to stockholders, instead. The real 2012 underachievers include Cloud Atlas, Dredd, Rock of Ages and Red Tails. So, whats around the corner? Following is a list of 25 of the most anticipated films of 2012, grouped according to genre.Sensational superheroes Iron Man 3 Release date: May 3. Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as billionaire playboy Tony Stark and his invincible alter ego, Iron Man. This time around, old Shellhead will tangle with The Mandarin, played by Ben Kingsley. Man of Steel Release date: June 14. Henry Cavill will don Supermans cape for this franchise reboot directed by Zack Snyder and produced by Christopher Nolan best known as the director of The Dark Knight trilogy. Early promo material suggests alienation as a central theme. Michael Shannon will portray megalomaniac General Zod. The Wolverine Release date: July 26. Hugh Jackman continues to portray the character in the next installment of the X-Men family franchise. Based on the celebrated comic book arc by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller, the film will follow Logan to Japan where he confronts a mysterious figure from his past. Thor: The Dark World Release date: Nov. 8. When a mysterious enemy older than the universe itself threatens the Nine Realms, the God of Thunder must intervene. Goldilocks is portrayed once again by Chris Hemsworth, with Tom Hiddleston as Loki and Christopher Eccleston joining the fray as Malekith the Accursed.Startling sci-fi Star Trek into Darkness Release date: May 17. J.J. Abrams will boldly go back to the franchise he rebooted in 2009. Kirk, Spock, McCoy and the rest of the Enterprise crew return to find the Earth in chaos after an attack by a seemingly unstoppable force. Pacific Rim Release date: July 12. First, there will be monsters, kaiju-style. Second, there will be giant robots fighting to save humanity. Third, there will be scenes of devastation and destruction. Sounds like an impending big-budget bomb, except for one thing: Pacific Rim is directed Guillermo del Toro, the genius behind Pans Labyrinth. Fingers are crossed. Elysium Release date: Aug. 9. Neill Blomkamp is back! For those whove already forgotten the name, Blomkamp co-Coming attractions: 2013Hollywood plans reboots of Superman, Lone Ranger; Abrams helms Star Trek sequel By LEE CLARK ZUMPEAs the curtain falls on 2012, moviegoers are eager to get a glimpse at what next years cavalcade of films will bring to local cinema theaters. Not surprisingly, Hollywood has already begun pushing forthcoming titles with teasers, trailers and strategically placed viral marketing campaigns. The hype will be heavy for some of the anticipated blockbusters and armchair critics will be busy blogging predictions on which cinematic selections will succeed and which flicks will flop. First ... what were the best movies of 2012? To date, the top box office moneymaker is Marvels The Avengers. As of Dec. 14, the film had taken in $1.5 billion worldwide. In second place is another comic book franchise: Warner Brothers The Dark Knight Rises has earned just over $1 billion worldwide. The newest installment of the James Bond franchise, Skyfall, rounds out the top three as it has made $921 million. Keep in mind that the Dec. 14 release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will likely shake up the top 10 by the end of the year. In 2011, four of the top 10 highest-grossing films were rated PG or lower. This year, three animated PG films made the top 10, including Ice Age: Continental Drift, Madagascar 3: Europes Most Wanted and Brave. The Hunger Games, rated PG-13, was directed at younger audiences and was based on the young adult novel of the same name by writer Suzanne Collins. Six out of the top 10 highestgrossing films were continuations of pre-existing franchises. Of the four films that were not sequels, three now have sequels in the works, including Marvels The Avengers, The Amazing SpiderMan and The Hunger Games. Another trend this year came in the form of films re-released in 3-D and IMAX. So far, moviegoers have been treated to re-releases of five films, including Beauty and the Beast, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Titanic, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Finding Nemo and Monsters, Inc. wrote and directed District 9, the critically 2009 science fiction thriller emphasizing themes of social segregation and xenophobia. Set in 2159, Elysium sounds like another sociological sci-fi outing. The world has been broken down into two classes: a handful of wealthy elite who live on a pristine man-made space station orbiting the planet and the impoverished masses who live on an overpopulated, polluted earth. Enders Game Release date: Nov. 1. Based on the novel of the same name by Orson Scott Card, the film will follow Andrew Ender Wiggin as he is shipped off to an advanced military school in space to prepare for an imminent alien invasion. Fabulous fantasy Jack the Giant Slayer Release date: March 1. The classic fairy tale gets Hollywood treatment as a young farmhand inadvertently rekindles an ancient feud between humans and giants. Oz: The Great and Powerful Release date: March 8. The films premise is, obviously, suggested by L. Frank Baums 1900 book as well as the 1939 film starring Judy Garland as Dorothy. This time around, though, looks like Dorothys out of the picture. Director Sam Raimi directs the film which tells the tale of a Kansas magician swept off to Oz. Raimi fans will be pleased to note the inclusion of longtime Raimi collaborator Bruce Campbell in the cast, playing Gore, the Dark Wizard. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Release date: Aug. 16. Surprise! A sequel to Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Logan Lerman will reprise his role as Percy Jackson, the demigod son of Poseidon. Interestingly, Mark Hamill (of Star Wars fame) will portray Tantalus. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Release date: Dec. 13. Bilbo will continue his journey toward the Lonely Mountain where he and his companions will face the Dragon Smaug. Amazing action A Good Day to Die Hard Release date: Feb. 7. Its been five years since John McClane (Bruce Willis) yippee ki-yayed. This time, the setting is Russia. McClanes son Jack gets into trouble in Moscow. John arrives just in time to get caught up in a terrorist plot. G.I. Joe: Retaliation Release date: March 29. The G.I. Joe Team faces Zartan, Storm Shadow and Firefly, all serving the Cobra Commander. Helping the team take back the world and defeat Cobra is the original G.I. Joe, General Joseph Colton, played by Bruce Willis. Fast and Furious 6 Release date: May 24. The cast of Fast Five returns for another heist. Filming locations include London, the Canary Islands, Scotland and Los Angeles. The Lone Ranger Release date: July 3. Johnny Depp stars as Tonto. Further commentary is probably unnecessary. Fun for the family Monsters University Release date: June 21. This prequel to Monsters, Inc. follows rivals James P. Sulley Sullivan (voiced by John Goodman) Michael Mike Wazowski (voiced by Billy Crystal) as they attend college and prepare for careers at Monsters, Inc. Despicable Me 2 Release date: July 3. Gru and his three girls return. This time theyll face an as-yet unnamed nemesis, voiced by Al Pacino. Epic Release date: May 24. Based loosely on William Joyces childrens book The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs, a teenage girl is transported into a secret world filled with whimsical characters. She must help them save their world in a battle between good and evil. Frozen Release date: Nov. 27. Disneys next big animation project is based on Hans Christian Andersens fairy tale The Snow Queen. The film will feature the voices of Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel in speaking as well as singing rolesScary stuff Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Release date: Jan. 25. Set 15 years after Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton) escape a certain gingerbread house, the brother-and-sister team now stalks witches across the countryside. Famke Janssen plays an evil sorceress who is planning to sacrifice children at an upcoming witches jamboree. Evil Dead Release date: April 12. The filmmakers behind this remake of Sam Raimis 1981 cult horror classic Evil Dead arent exactly modest: They have billed it as the most terrifying film you will ever experience. Of course, the director of the remake Fede Alvarez was selected by Raimi, who co-wrote and co-produced the film. If the promotional trailer is any indication, this Evil Dead will be far more violent and disturbing than the original. World War Z Release date: June 21. Brad Pitt wades into the zombie apocalypse subgenre playing Gerry Lane, a United Nations worker who travels the world interviewing survivors of the pandemic. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Max Brooks, who also wrote The Zombie Survival Guide. Drama The Great Gatsby Release date: May 10. The latest adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgeralds 1925 novel stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. Baz Luhrmann known for William Shakespeares Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge! directs. Much Ado About Nothing Release date: June 7. Like so many exceptional movies that dont quite meet Hollywoods blockbuster standards, this independent film adaptation of William Shakespeares play distributed by Lionsgate Films and Roadside Attractions might just fly by under the radar ... except for one thing. Joss Whedon produced and directed it and wrote the screenplay. Joss Whedon who? Joss Whedon, director of Marvels The Avengers thats Joss Whedon who. Photo by RICHARD FOREMAN JR./SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT Photo by JAAP BUITENDIJK Photo by ZADE ROSENTHALAbove, from left, Zachary Quinto is Spock, Benedict Cumberbatch is John Harrison, and Chris Pine is Kirk in Star Trek into Darkness, from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions. At left, Harrison Ford, center, and Asa Butterfield star in Enders Game. Below, Carey Mulligan stars as Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby in Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures drama The Great Gatsby, a Warner Bros. 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