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Photos by JIM LAYFIELDAbove, Largo High Schools Jonathan Crawford breaks free from East Lake High Schools Conor Trump to gain a couple of extra yards during the Friday night game at Largo Sept. 6. Below, East Lake High Schools Artavis Scott stiff arms Largos Cordell Hudson before being forced out of bounds.Largo falls to East Lake Largo progressing on annexationsStaff updates commissioners on ongoing efforts to expand city boundaries Wedding vowsCouple, ages 90 and 91, were married Sept. 7 at the Largo Elks Lodge. . P a g e 3 A LARGO New local study offers optionsLocal women who have had a hard time getting pregnant may now have another option available to them. Doctor Edward Zbella, medical director for The Florida Fertility Institute in Clearwater, is administering one of the 20 study sites of a new, free study. . P a g e 9 A HEALTH COUNTYLargo biker killed on CausewayThere will soon be designated bicycle lanes on both sides of the Memorial Causeway between Clearwater and the beach as the result of a fatal hit and run accident on Labor Day. Rob Lemon, 25, of Largo was killed when a vehicle struck him shortly after 6 a.m. that day. His girlfriend, Hilary Michalak, 27, remains in critical condition. . P a g e 6 A COMMUNITYRepublicans meetPaul Marino, a local government and association attorney, will give a presentation on Shariah and the Muslim Brotherhood during the Greater Largo Republican Clubs meeting Monday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m. . P a g e 1 2 A County approves tentative millage rates, budgetsConcerns on flood insurance County ofcials concerned about effect on all waterfront properties ... Page 5A. Performances at Largo Cultural Center to run now through Sept. 22 ... 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Exp. 10/15/13SWEET PEDICURE $3 OFF Graphic courtesy of the CITY OF LARGOThis map shows the northeast corner of Largo. Properties already within city limits are green. Properties that have an annexation agreement with the city but are not yet annexed are marked in red. Yellow represents the citys sewer indentures. The blue boundaries mark type A enclaves. The dotted boundary marks Largo Fire District. The orange boundary above Whitney Road is the north boundary of the Highpoint Community Area.County accepts $600,000 for federal grantLARGO The Friday night game at Largo High School Sept. 6 ended without a score for the home team, as East Lake shut out the Packers 22-0. Though East Lake moved the ball at will, Largos defense made key plays at the beginning of the game. The Packers managed to hold the Eagles to only three points through the first two and a half quarters. The Packers suffered from injuries during the game, and two top players including running back Jarvis Stewart were suspended before kickoff. Eventually, the Eagles wore them down, putting up 19 more points. The game was Largos second of the season. The Packers claimed a decisive victory over Northeast on Aug. 30, winning 46-0. The Packers play Gibbs at home Thursday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. The Eagles have yet to allow any points this season, shutting out Palm Harbor University 49-0 in their season opener. They play Dunedin at home this week. See ANNEXATIONS, page 4A By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER The public was mostly absent from the first hearing on Pinellas Countys fiscal year 2014 budget Sept. 5. Millage rates and budgets received tentative approval ahead of a final hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Donna Henry, a retired schoolteacher on a fixed income, protested the increase in the countywide millage rate from 5.01 mills to 5.27. She said inflation, rising food costs, rising everything was creating a burden on a lot of people. The resident of unincorporated Pinellas also objected to the new stormwater fee that added $266 to her property tax bill. Im opposing such a large increase, she said. Shelby Harvey asked commissioners to just say no to the millage increase. She said the 3.4 percent increase in revenue from property values should be enough. Please just live on that as your budget thats plenty, she said. People in the private sector are not getting pay raises. Pinellas County Administrator Bob LaSala has recommended a 3 percent pay raise for county employees effective Oct. 1. Harvey said many residents had gone many years without a pay raise. She also pointed out that many were now working part time jobs and received no benefits. She said due to the increase in property values and the millage rate, many were seeing big increases on the property tax bill. It is way too much in one year, she said. The economy has not rebounded. According to a graphic shown by LaSala, the tax increase from the proposed millage rate on a home with a taxable value of $100,000 receiving a $50,000 homestead exemption would be $26.50. The millage rate increase is expected to generate an additional $14.1 million in revenue for fiscal year 2014. Commissioner Norm Roche made a motion to reduce the general fund tax increase to 5.14 mills. The motion died from a lack of a second. Roche also attempted to make a change in the Capital See BUDGET, page 4A By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER Pinellas County Commissioners unanimously approved acceptance of a $600,000 federal grant Sept. 5 that will fund the hiring and support of navigators, who will assist residents with the new insurance coverage exchange. No matching funds are required. Open enrollment in the Affordable Acts Health Insurance Marketplace begins Oct. 1. Gwendolyn Warren, the countys executive director of Health and Human Services, requested that the commission accept the grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to be used with a cooperative agreement to support navigators in federally facilitated and state partnership exchanges. The $600,000 will be used to hire and train navigators and market their services to county residents through the soon-to-be created Pinellas County Health Coverage Exchange. Warren also asked approval to subcontract with the Florida Department of Health to recruit, hire, train and supervise health exchange navigators and volunteers for the countys exchange, which is a collaborative effort with the state DOH, the Juvenile Welfare Board, St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg Free Clinic, Clearwater Free Clinic and Young Mens Christian Association. The county plans to hire up to 15 navigators to assist residents at 22 access points located throughout Pinellas. Navigators will be trained through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services program and will receive cultural and linguistic training from St. Petersburg College. Navigators will educate residents on available health plan options, assist with the selection of and enrollment in a chosen health plan and make sure the participant knows about options to change plans and available tax credits. Warren said an estimated 200,000 of the 921,319 people living in Pinellas County are uninsured. The one-year project targets individuals and families with incomes ranging between 0 and 200 percent of the federal poverty level. Warrens goal is to enroll at least 16,875 in a federal health plan during the project, which could save the county and local hospitals more than $19.2 million a year. Many of the people being targeted for enrollment currently receive health care through the countys plan for uninsured residents. Hospitals will save by having See GRANT, page 4A By JULIANA A. TORRESLARGO To date, 342 properties along the border of Largo are benefiting from city services but have not been officially annexed into the city. Those properties most of them single-family homes could represent $500 to $700 in annual net revenue for the city. The property owners have signed agreements for annexation, and staff has determined that they are eligible to be added city tax rolls. But annexing properties takes time about 45 days to pass an ordinance through two public hearings, and only after the paperwork is all in order. The community development department has no staff person dedicated to processing the annexations, the task falling to the economic development manager, Teresa Brydon. Residents are signing new agreements all the time, most often so they can capitalize on garbage collection, which the city provides and the county doesnt. When commissioners requested a comprehensive count on potential annexations in March, there were 340 properties that were eligible for annexation and already had an agreement in place. Despite bringing 25 of these properties into the city since then, that count has remained almost unchanged. Community development staff asked the city commission for feedback and a clear policy on the annexation program Sept. 10, specifically requesting a citywide ability to serve report that would analyze the impact of annexations more thoroughly. When we talk about the net projected annual revenue that a city residence brings into the city upon annexation, this does not necessarily identify all of the costs that are associated with bringing the property under our jurisdiction, Brydon said. Impacts to the various city departments have not been thoroughly analyzed since the 2001 annexation impact study was conducted. That study, complied by a consultant, looked only at annexations east of U.S. 19. The commission did approve a staffgenerated citywide report on the issue in February 2010, but due to budget cuts, community development never had the staff time to dedicate to the project. Features Business . . . . . . . . . . .8A Classieds . . . . . . . . .5-7B Community . . . . . . . .12-13A County . . . . . . . . . . .5-7A Entertainment . . . . . . .1-4, 8B Health . . . . . . . . . . . .9A Just for fun . . . . . . . . . .2B Largo . . . . . . . . . . .3-4A Pet connection . . . . . . . .10A Police beat . . . . . . . . . .7A Outdoors . . . . . . . . . .14A Schools . . . . . . . . . . .13A Viewpoints . . . . . . . . . .11A Call 397-5563 For News & Advertising Rob LemonVIEWPOINTSDebra Saunders The risk of doing almost nothing. P a g e 1 1 A Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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The newlyweds plan to stay at home and take it easy for their honeymoon.A new life togetherPhoto by RON REGANLargo Golf Course to debut FootGolfLARGO Largo Recreation announces the arrival of FootGolf a combination of soccer and golf, played with a regulation soccer ball at the Largo Golf Course, 12500 Vonn Road. The rules of FootGolf closely correspond to the rules of golf, played on shortened holes with 21-inch diameter cups. As the eighth certified course in the nation to offer the sport, the Largo Golf Course will host its first FootGolf Open House on Oct. 5, 1 p.m. Enjoy free FootGolf, music, food, refreshments and giveaways as well as an opportunity to walk the course and kick a ball around for a better understanding of the game. Largo Golf Course will be hosting the Tampa Bay FootGolf Open along with the Florida FootGolf Association and the American FootGolf League on Sunday, Oct. 6, 1 p.m. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. with tee off at 1 p.m. and an awards ceremony at 4 p.m. The tournament will consist of a round of FootGolf, food, caps and prizes. The FootGolf Open will be limited to 96 FootGolfers. To preregister, visit footgolf.net. Regular tee times for FootGolf will be available weekend afternoons starting Oct. 12. For more information about the open house or the Open call the Pro Shop at 518-3024. Knights of Columbus hosts casino night fundraiserLARGO The Largo Council of the Knights of Columbus will host their annual Charity Casino Night Saturday, Sept. 14, 6 to 10 p.m., at St. Patricks Catholic Churchs Parish Hall, 1507 Trotter Road. Tickets are $20, which includes a full Italian meal of baked ziti, sausage, salad, garlic bread and dessert. A cash bar of beer, wine and soda will be available. The casino will be set up Las Vegas style, with have a choice of several games of chance including slot machines, poker, black jack, roulette and a 50/50 raffle. There will be a Knights of Columbus benefit drawing, with a potential first prize of $2,000, second prize of $1,200 and third prize of $800, contingent on the amount of tickets sold. The benefit tickets are $20 each, with only 400 to be sold. The casino winnings can be used to bid on door prizes at the end of the evening. Additional play money can be purchased throughout the evening. The door prizes will include artwork, glassware, gift certificates for local restaurants and more. Call Bob Gibbia at 290-8777. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Leader, September 12, 2013Improvement budget change the way money was being appropriated to the affordable housing land assembly program over the next three years. He wanted to approve the funding for one year instead of three to allow consideration of repurposing the funds toward razing of dilapidated buildings. That motion also did not receive a second. By law, the commission is required to vote on each millage rate and budget separately. The vote was as follows: Approved 6-1 the tentative countywide millage of 5.27 mills, which represents an 8.29 percent increase in property taxes over the rolledback rate of 4.87, which is the amount needed to generate the same revenue as the previous year. Roche voted no. Approved 6-1 the tentative countywide budget of more than $1.649 billion, which includes $511 million for the general fund, $171 million for special revenue funds, $207 million for capital improvements, $193 million for internal services and nearly $567 million for enterprise funds. Roche voted no. Approved unanimously the tentative millage rate of 0.62 mills for the Pinellas County Health Department, which represents a 2.98 percent increase in property taxes over the rolled-back rate of 0.06 mills. Roche pointed out that the millage rate is a 0 percent change of the current year. Approved unanimously the tentative health department budget of $3.6 million. Approved unanimously the tentative millage rate of 0.91 mills for Emergency Medical Services, which represents a 3.07 percent increase over the rolled-back rate of 0.88, or as Roche noted a 0 percent change. Approved unanimously the tentative budget for EMS of $113 million. Approved unanimously the tentative millage rate for the Pinellas Planning Council of 0.016 mills, which represents a 32.23 percent increase over the rolled-back rate of 0.012 mills. Roche said the proposed rate was a 28 percent increase over the current year. The budget of $1.1 million also was approved. Approved unanimously the tentative millage rate of 2.08 mills for Municipal Services Taxing Unit, paid by residents living in unincorporated areas of the county. The rate, which is the same as the current year, represents a 2.55 percent increase from the rolled-back rate of 2.03 mills. Approved unanimously the tentative MSTU budget of nearly $59 million. Approved 6-1 the tentative millage rate for the Pinellas County Public Library Cooperative of 0.50 mills, which represents an 8.73 percent decrease over the rolled-back rate of 0.54 mills. Roche, who voted no, pointed out that the rate is in reality a12.69 percent increase over the current rate. Approved 6-1 the tentative budget for the library cooperative of nearly $4.4 million. Approved unanimously the tentative millage rate of 0.50 mills for Palm Harbor Community Services District, which represents a 1.92 percent increase over the rolled-back rate of 0.49 mills. The rate is the same as the current year. Unanimous approval also was given for the tentative budget of nearly $1.7 million. Approved unanimously the tentative millage rate of 0.50 mills for the Feathersound Community Services District, which represents a 4.12 percent increase over the rolled-back rate of 0.48 mills. The rate remains unchanged from the current year. The budget of $298,760 also was approved. Approved unanimously the tentative millage of 0.25 for the East Lake Library Services District, which is a new taxing district requested by East Lake residents. Approval also was given for the tentative budget of $555,470. Commissioners also unanimously approved tentative millage rates and budgets requested by 12 fire districts. Four of the 12 are changed from the current year. Residents in the Gandy Fire District have an increase of 1.6 percent and Safety Harbor Fire Districts millage rate is up 1.76 percent. The largest increase is for Pinellas Park Fire District with an increase of 27.4 percent. Thanks to a new contract for services, the millage rate in High Point Fire District is decreasing by 36.3 percent. Commissioners approved advertising for the final public hearing on the budget. That hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 17, 6 p.m., in the fifth floor Assembly Room of the Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St., Clearwater. For more information, visit www.pinellascounty.org/budget. Graphic courtesy of PINELLAS COUNTY COMMUNICATIONSThe proposed increase in the countywide millage rate on a home with a taxable value of $100,000 receiving a $50,000 homestead exemption costs an additional $26.50 in taxes. The millage rate increase is expected to generate an additional $14.1 million in revenue for fiscal year 2014. BUDGET, from page 1Afewer unpaid bills because more of the countys population will be insured. Currently, the state estimates the cost of providing health care for the uninsured and indigent in Pinellas County at $2 billion a year. Warren said county residents could enroll in the new federal insurance exchange on their own, but as with any new government program, they could have problems, which is what officials hope to avoid by using the navigators. This is a group of people who may not have had insurance before, she said. At least one commissioner asked about the lack of radio ads in Warrens marketing budget of $25,125. Franco Ripple, director of Public Affairs and Producer/Host at CBS Radio Tampa Bay, not only objected to the lack of radio advertising in the budget, but also commented on the small percentage of the budget being spent on marketing. He suggested eliminating some of the full time employees and increasing the marketing budget for all types of media. Warren explained that for the first phase of enrollment, the effort would be more about informing residents already in the system and assisting them with getting signed up for the federal program. She was leery of a big push to inform the masses without having a staff in place to help them understand the process. Our clients are largely uninsured, County Administrator Bob LaSala said of the residents currently receiving services through Health and Human Services. We already have this captive audience we can enroll. Warren pointed out that having only 15 people to help more than 16,000 applicants would be challenging. This staff is small given the task, she said. Resident Regina Brown, who was speaking for herself and four others, said she was not in favor of accepting the grant for Obamacare. She asked if staff would be liable if mistakes were made during the enrollment process. Warren told the commission that since the state was doing the hiring, the state would carry the liability. Brown also said the countys project seemed to go against the states wishes. Lawmakers have refused to expand the states eligibility for Medicaid. Commission Chair Ken Welch said the state had reversed its position on the Affordable Health Care Act and those currently enrolled for Medicaid are eligible. Regardless of the states position, Affordable Health Care Act is a federal program and Pinellas County citizens are eligible to participate, he said. Browns main objection seemed to target Obamacare. She said there were too many unanswered questions. Obamacare plans are not finalized, she said. She added that the grant was a way to sell bad ideas to good people. Were not going to fight Obamacare at 315 Court Street, Welch said. I fully support this and hope the board approves it. Big ideas take bold action and leadership, said Commissioner Janet Long, who admitted that the program likely would need tweaks to improve it as it was implemented. None of us can afford the enormous cost of the uninsured, she said. Im extremely supportive because it will help our citizens. Screenshot by SUZETTE PORTERHealth and Human Services Executive Director Gwendolyn Warren explains the benefits of a $600,000 federal grant to help residents enroll in plans offered by the Affordable Acts Health Insurance Marketplace. GRANT, from page 1A4A Largo City calendar City calendarLargo Community CenterThe Largo Community Center is at 400 Alt. Keene Road. Visit Largo CommunityCenter.com or call 518-3131.Enjoy lunch with a showLARGO The Largo Community Center presents luncheon and a show Sept. 19, noon to 2 p.m. The cost is $12. Enjoy a scrumptious meal, dessert and entertainment. Purchase tickets in advance in the office one month prior to luncheon. No refunds or exchanges.Center hosts Friday night filmsLARGO The Largo Community Center presents a Friday Night Film on Sept. 20, 7 to 9 p.m. Enjoy an evening out watching some of your favorite Academy Award-winning films. All shows begin at 7 p.m. The movies are free; concessions are available. Sign up for Daddy Daughter Date NightLARGO Tickets are on sale for the 36th Annual Daddy Daughter Date Night, themed Bright Lights, Big City Sept. 21, 5 to 8 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. Visit the streets of New York City for an evening of daddy and daughter dancing, games, activities and more. The cost is $50 per couple, $15 for each additional daughter. Dinner and dessert will be provided. Call 587-6740, ext. 5014 or visit LargoEvents.com.Organizations looking for volunteersLARGO More than 20 different organizations, mostly health and wellness organizations showcasing their products, are looking for a volunteer for the Total Wellness Fair on Sept. 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. The city is looking for seniors, volunteers or a director of volunteers to partner with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program and Volunteer Corps Advisory Board.Center hosts dinner and matineeLARGO Enjoy a dinner and a performance by the Deutschmeister Blas Band during the Sunday Matinee Music Program Dinner and Show on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Largo Community Center. Tickets for dinner and the show are $14 and must be purchased by Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the center. Tickets for just the show can be purchased at the door for $13. Weekly events B r i d g e g a m e s : Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. All players are welcome to join the American Contract Bridge League-sanctioned games. The cost is $4 with membership or $5, with snacks included. Call Joan Waff at 895-9073. S q u a r e d a n c i n g : Fridays, 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. Spend the evening dancing country-style to professional caller Allen Snell. The cost is $6. S w i n g d a n c i n g : Saturdays, 7 to 11 p.m. Enjoy an evening of dancing and socializing on a 5,600-square-foot sprung hardwood floor. Free lessons offered from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by a dance with music by DJ Savoy Swing. The cost is $6 with a recreation card and $7 without a recreation card. B a y A r e a S i n g l e s a n d C o u p l e s D a n c e : 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.Highland Recreation ComplexHighland Recreation Complex is at 400 Highland Ave. Visit High landRecreation.com or call 518-3016.Sign up for 5K and half-marathon trainingLARGO Highland Recreation Center is hosting running training programs to help residents prepare for the Tampa Bay Times Annual Turkey Trot 5K or the Womens Running Half-Marathon. The training will equip participants with group runs, tips on proper stretching and training plans to take home and follow for the remainder of each week. Classes are open to runners ages 16 and older. A city of Largo recreation card is required. Training for the womens half-marathon meets Sept. 3 through Nov. 23 on Tuesdays, 6 p.m., and Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. The half-marathon race will be held Sunday, Nov. 24. The cost is $99 for residents and $123.75 for nonresidents. Train for the Turkey Trot class meets Oct. 2 though Nov. 27 on Wednesdays, 6 p.m. The class will conclude with the race held on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. The cost is $50 for residents and $62.50 for nonresidents.Highland hosts weight loss groupLARGO Highland Recreation Complex will host a weight loss group starting Monday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m. Damiane Handa, certified health coach from The Balance Branch, leads this program, designed to help participants lose pounds and keep them off without dieting through group and individual support. The cost is $30 a month for residents and $37.50 nonresidents. All materials and giveaways are included in the cost of the program.City hosts scrapbooking weekendLARGO Join the Highland Recreation Center for the Crop Till You Drop weekend of scrapbooking, starting Friday, Sept. 13, 4 p.m., until Sunday, Sept. 15, 6 p.m. The cost is $100. The center will stay open for the event until 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, reopening at 8 a.m. Registration includes meals, snacks and drinks throughout the weekend. For more information, visit PlayLargo.com or call 518-3016. Sign up for a mother-son eventLARGO Highland Recreation Complex will host Mother Son Messy Madness, a special night just for moms and sons, ages 5-13, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 6 to 8 p.m. Come prepared to get messy and have fun as Moms and sons both partake in high-energy interactive messy games. Messy Madness will run in conjunction with the 36th Annual Daddy Daughter Date Night at the Largo Community Center. The cost is $20 per couple and $8 for each additional son. Dinner, dessert, messy games and a special gift are all included. Spaces are limited. Register inside the Highland complex; the deadline is Sept. 14.Dogs invited to a day at the poolLARGO Soggy Doggy, the annual event opening the pool at the Highland Family Aquatic Center opens for dogs only, will be held Oct. 5, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at 400 Highland Ave. NE. Owners are not permitted to swim during this time. Dogs shorter then 20 inches have the pool from the start until 1 p.m., and dogs taller than 21 inches take over from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per dog, and owners enter free. Dress your dog for activities and contests in the theme of this years event: Mardi gras. The pool will be open to all dogs on Sunday, Oct. 6, noon to 3 p.m. Bring your receipt from Saturday for a $3 discount. For more information, call 518-3016 or visit www.LargoPools.comLargo Central ParkThe Largo Central Park is at 101 Ce ntral Park Drive. Within the park are the Largo Public Library, at 120 Central Park Drive; Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, and the historic Largo Feed Store, at 295 Ce ntral Park Drive. For information about events, call 587-6740, ext. 5014 or visit LargoEvents.com.Ride the trainLARGO 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 Sept. 7-8. Rides are free, though donations are accepted. For more information, visit the Train Weekend link at www.LargoEvents.com.Anniversary gala to raise fundsLARGO The Suncoast Performing Arts Foundation will present the 17th anniversary gala to benefit the Largo Cultural Center Sept. 28, 6 p.m. The black-tie event, themed Once upon a time, will include a silent and live auction, dinner and a signature live show in the theater. Tickets are $125. The Largo Cultural Center, with financial assistance from Suncoast Performing Arts Foundation, provides experiences that cut across cultural, social, racial, educational and economic barriers. The centers resident theater company, Eight OClock Theatre, has grown to be one of the most prestigious amateur troupes in Tampa Bay. The foundation also helps fund the centers Childrens Series and awards needbased scholarships for theater camp experiences to area youth. Call 587-6793 or visit www.suncoastarts.org/Gala.html. Downtown Largo sidewalk saleLARGO The Downtown Largo Merchants Association will host its next sidewalk sale Saturday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on West Bay Drive, west of Seminole Boulevard. The sale will extend from the Foundry at 198 W. Bay Drive, to Smokin Rib Shack BBQ, at 600 W. Bay Drive. The association hosts a sidewalk sale second Saturdays. For more information, call Tanya Pistillo at 465-8558. arent contiguous and dont plan on being contiguous anytime soon, Gerard said. Commissioner Woody Brown suggested the city terminate annexation agreements for properties far outside current city boundaries, particularly those in Feather Sound. I dont think its ever a possibility that were annexing those properties in Feather Sound, he said. Community Development Director Carol Stricklin said her staff would bring back a proposal to make changes to future annexation agreements as well as a strategy for streamlining the annexation process and bringing the 342 eligible properties into the city. She said she also would like to bring specifics on the potential cost and scope of a consultant who would prepare a citywide ability to serve report. The commissioners agreed to her suggestion. The issue will be discussed again at a future commisBeyond the 342 properties eligible for annexation, the city has the same agreement with the owners of 700 other properties that dont immediately qualify for annexation because they are not continuous with existing city boundaries. Along with garbage pickup, these property owners enjoy a 25 percent discount on sewer rate and perks as Largo residents, such as use of the citys recreational facilities. Of the 700 additional agreements, 44 properties are within a type A enclave, an unincorporated area boxed in on all sides by incorporated properties, essentially a hole in the city of Largos map. The city expects an agreement with the county to make those properties eligible for annexation by the end of the year. Additionally, the city has 44 sewer indentures, encompassing a total of 280 parcels, in which the city provided access to its sewer system. Residents with those agreements pay 25 percent extra for use of the sewer system and benefit from no other city services. Commission Curtis Holmes first asked if the city was confident it was making money off of those properties that are annexed. The city gains additional revenue from property taxes, franchise fees, utility taxes, telecommunication taxes, stormwater fees and solid waste fees associated with the property. Taking into account the citys loss of fire district fees and the higher sewer rate, an average single-family residence would still bring in $500-$700 in net annual revenue. But that doesnt account for the cost of providing city services to the new residents. Holmes contended that a consultant wasnt needed for the city to calculate the costs, department by department. Commissioner Michael Smith asked if it wouldnt help the community development department if they stopped taking in new annexation agreements until they caught up. But the goal is to annex a group of adjoining properties together, as they can come into the city within the same ordinance, thus streamlining the process, explained City Attorney Alan Zimmet. If the city just concentrated on the 342 eligible annexations it had and annexed 10 a month, it would still take a few years to get through the backlog, he said. Plus, given that accepting the agreement was the easy part of the process for staff, the city did not want to discourage the accumulation of new agreements, any of which could provide a better grouping for future ordinances, Brydon said. Mayor Pat Gerard asked for guidance from staff on what they could and prefer to do. Sure, we want to have those people who want to be part of the city, but we cant tell you how quickly we want you to do that, without saying, Heres a staff person to focus on doing just that, she said. Zimmet said staff could come up with a strategy and a schedule for the 342 properties, taking into account that some properties would be less cost effective to annex than others. Several of the eligible properties are within two of the countys Community Development Block Grant areas, such as the Ridgecrest neighborhood, or five Healthy Community areas, such as Highpoint, Brydon explained. The county has committed federal funds for programs in those areas. Are we ready to absorb those individuals, with the ramifications of now our housing department is responsible for assisting them in some of the goals and objectives that the county had outlined under their CDGB? Brydon asked. Other properties could be avoided as a way of evading a potential conflict with the county, Gerard pointed out. The city is concentrating on properties within the Largo Planning Service Area, a boundary broader than city limits that was established in an interlocal agreement with the county from October 2000 to September 2010. Though that area is no longer valid, the city does have agreements in place with neighboring cities, establishing rules on specific, previously contended boundaries. The city has the ability to terminate annexation agreements if it so chooses, saving money on providing services to those properties, Zimmet said. He suggested that future annexation agreements could not include the 25-percent discount on sewer rates unless the property was contiguous. If we stop anything, I think maybe we stop offering those services to annexation agreements that ANNEXATIONS, from page 1A Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


County 5A Leader, September 12, 2013 Ed Rachel Sheryl352 150th Avenue Unit E Madeira Beach, FL 33708727-392-1090 Flood Home Condo Auto C ommonwealthinsuranceof Seminole, Inc. 8113 Call Ahead For An Appointment727.466.8192Trish MeyerLicensed StylistSeminole Hair and Nails 1250 Seminole Blvd., Largo22 Years ExperiencePrecision Cutting, Coloring, Hi-Lites & FadesCOLOR & CUT $30& UP 091213Now Located at 040413 080813-1 051613 CLEARWATER MALL(Next to Costco & Behind Davids Bridal)2643 Gulf to Bay Blvd. 727-725-1052 HOURS: Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-4pm We Have MovedSERVINGTAMPABAYSINCE1969www.CustomHairTampaBay.com Not a Wig! County commission concerned about flood insurance changesAbout NFIP and BW-12U.S. Congress established NFIP in 1968 because insurance companies were excluding flood damage from homeowners insurance. The program allowed property owners in communities that adopted floodplain management ordinances and minimum standards in new construction to purchase flood insurance through NFIP. Owners of existing homes and businesses did not have to rebuild to higher standards, and many received subsidized rates that did not reflect their true risk. Costs of flooding have continued to increase since 1968. Claims following Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy make it clear that NFIP was not sustainable without an increase in rates that reflects true risks and costs. FEMA says that currently Tranquil twilightinformation presented in a recent public forum on the matter had shown that Florida was the No. 1 recipient of the changes. Theres not a lot of time to take action, she said. The first phase of the laws implementation began Jan. 1. A second phase, involving a much larger group of properties, begins Oct. 1. Its unbelievable how many people dont have a clue (the change is coming), Long said. LaSala said the Communication Department was part of the group working on the issue. We want to make sure were not yelling fire in a crowded theater, he said. He said Congressman Bill Young and others were working on trying to get officials to hit the pause button until more is learned about the effect of the new law. Commission Chair Ken Welch suggested that the commission write a letter in support of Young and send a copy to the states senators. Commissioner Susan Latvala pointed out that law didnt just affect the beaches. Its all waterfront property, she said. By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER Pinellas County officials are deeply concerned about the effect changes in federal law governing flood insurance could have on local residents and businesses. County Administrator Bob LaSala told commissioners Sept. 5 that county employees were combining their expertise in a number of areas to learn all they could about the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agencys website, www.fema.gov, BW-12, requires FEMA and other agencies to change how the National Flood Insurance Program is administered to make it more sustainable. Key provisions of the legislation will require the NFIP to raise rates to reflect the true flood risk, make the program more financially stable and change how Flood Insurance Rate Map updates impact policyholders, the website says. Bottom line, the changes will result in insurance premium increases for many homeowners and businesses living in floodprone areas, including waterfront and beachfront properties in Pinellas County. I consider this a high priority, LaSala said. He said changes in the law were more complicated and technical than anticipated. He said it would take staff some time to prepare a presentation. Commissioner Janet Long saidPhoto by TOM GERMONDClouds bathed in red and purple accent the sky above the Johns Pass Bridge. Some fishermen and beachcombers enjoyed the sunset show on the peaceful September evening. Symposium focuses on energy conservationLARGO Learn ways to save on power and water bills at the Pinellas Home Energy Symposium Saturday, Sept. 14, in the Magnolia Room at the County Extension office, 12520 Ulmerton Road in Largo. Experts will be on hand from 9 a.m. to noon to address: Energy efficiency improvements in and around the home Water conservation behaviors Solar water heating Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM techniques Dr. Jennifer Languell, an award-winning green-building engineer with 17 years of experience, will give the keynote address. Experts at panel discussions include: David Bracciano, Tampa Bay Water Doris Heitzmann, UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension Mikle Gordon, Duke Energy Jeremiah Rohr, Solar Source Institute Paavo Salmi, Planet Green Group Dan Schaefer, Ygrene Energy Fund Each registered participant will receive an insulated, zippered tote bag containing a hand-powered flashlight, a solar-powered calculator and informative educational materials. Door prizes include a home energy efficiency kit valued at $150 and rain barrels valued at $35. Refreshments will be provided. Attendees should arrive early for check-in. This event, hosted by the Pinellas Energy Efficiency Project, is free and open to the public, but preregistration is required at pc symposium13@eventbrite.com. For more information, call 582-2097. See INSURANCE, page 6A Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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Visit www.banditfitness.com We recommend you call 727-573-5500 to enjoy getting in shape! We choose MAMAS KITCHEN for a great Breakfast and variety of Lunch and Dinner options.BANDIT FITNESS EQUIPMENT unveils Prison Yard Fitness Camp. (Youre fitter when you get out).091213Located at 5885 Seminole Blvd. in Seminole, FL Bandit Fitness Equipment has moved! See the new showroom and new two story warehouse full of equipment at 1990 S. Belcher Road. (Just N. of Ulmerton Road). 091213 about 80 percent of policyholders do not pay subsidized rates. Of the 20 percent that do, about 25 percent will be charged higher premiums starting this year. Rates will increase annually until they are full-risk premiums. FEMA also says that 5 percent of policyholders with subsidized policies for non-primary residences, businesses and severe repetitive loss properties will experience rate hikes of 25 percent immediately. Subsidies will no longer be offered on policies for newly purchased properties, lapsed policies or new policies covering properties for the first time. All policyholders, subsidized or not, will pay more for flood insurance as NFIP increases its reserve fund, as required by the new law. In addition, FEMA says remapping of communities, a task scheduled to begin in 2014, could result in premium changes for all policyholders. Full risk rates will be phased in for all policyholders over five years at a rate of 20 percent a year, and subsidies and discounts will no longer be available. For more details about BW-12, visit www.fema.gov/flood-insurance-reform-act-2012. INSURANCE, from page 5AChanges coming to Memorial Causeway because of fatal crash By BRIAN GOFFCLEARWATER There will soon be designated bicycle lanes on both sides of the Memorial Causeway between Clearwater and the beach as the result of a fatal hit and run accident on Labor Day. Rob Lemon, 25, of Largo was killed when a vehicle struck him shortly after 6 a.m. that day. His girlfriend, Hilary Michalak, 27, remains in critical condition at the Bayfront Medical Center as a result of injuries she received in the same accident. The two were riding a tandem bike on the Causeway when they were struck. Kris Carson of the Florida Department of Transport said the bike lanes will be designated on paved shoulders, which are already in place. The paved shoulders are out there, she said. Now it is a matter of adding the symbols to let motorists know that the bikes have a right to be there and to be cautious. When asked if adding the bicycle symbols are a direct result of the fatal hit and run Carson replied, Definitely. Carson said FDOT is undertaking a statewide campaign to add and designate bicycle lanes wherever possible. We have a campaign, Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow to draw attention to safety because there are too many bicycle and pedestrian fatalities all across the state, she said. The victims of the hit and run were no strangers to bicycle safety. Lemon worked at a local bike shop and according to friends, always rode his bike to work. Michalak moved to the area from Michigan a year ago. Her family is by her side at Bayfront. She is the Director of Youth and Families at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Seminole. Pastor Pam Wellons said they were honoring the familys request for privacy and didnt have much to say about the situation. We are praying for her, Wellons said. Were praying for her and her family. That is about all I can say. Attempts to reach her family at Bayfront were unsuccessful. In the Pinellas County Jail is 29-year-old Christopher Weed of Dunedin. He is being held on two felony charges: leaving the scene of an accident causing death and leaving the scene of an accident causing serious bodily injury. Weed works at a hotel on Clearwater Beach. His 1997 Nissan pickup truck was seen in the roundabout shortly after the victims tandem bike had been there. Clearwater police say an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers indicated that Weed might have been involved in the fatal crash, and detectives found his truck in his mothers backyard in Dunedin with the windshield missing and damage to the front end. Weed told investigators that he passed out and didnt know what happened. He came forward on his own to say his truck was involved, but he didnt say he was responsible, said Rob Shaw, the Clearwater Police public information officer. Shaw said the police are confident they have arrested the right man. This is a horrible tragedy and were happy to have gotten the person and have him where he needs to be, Shaw said. Area roadways are no strangers to tragedies. DOTs Carson says the Tampa Bay area accidents are twice the national average for bicycle and pedestrian fatalities. Despite the fact that there is a bicycle trail running parallel along the Causeway, Carson says many cyclists would prefer to use the paved shoulder. Cyclists who like to go faster want to avoid the walkers and joggers who regularly use the trail. They would prefer to use the roadway, she said. She said the bike lanes on the Causeway should be designated before the end of the year.At left, Christopher Weed, 29, of Dunedin has been charged in connection with a fatal hit and run accident on the Memorial Causeway on Labor Day. Above, Memorial Causeway near where two cyclists were struck. DOT will be designating the paved shoulders as bicycle lanes soon. Below, Weeds pickup truck which police say was what hit two cyclists on Labor Day, killing one and critically injuring the other. Photos courtesy of the CLEARWATER POLICE DEPARTMENT Rob Lemon, 25, of Largo was killed when he was struck by a vehicle shortly after 6 a.m. that day. His girlfriend, Hilary Michalak, 27, remains in critical condition at the Bayfront Medical Center as a result of injuries she received in the same accident.Photo by BRIAN GOFF Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


County 7A Leader, September 12, 2013 Clinical study for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Are Diarrhea and Abdominal Discomfortputting a cramp in your lifestyle?Diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and bloating may be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have IBS you may be eligible for a research study enrolling now.If you qualify for this study you may receive at no cost: Investigational medication for IBS Study-related care from a local doctor Compensation for your time and travelFlorida Center For GastroenterologyDr. Arthur Berman, Dr. Michael Schulman, Dr. Steven Beljic, Dr. Marc Kudelko, Dr. Justin Nudell, Dr. James BarthelPlease contact Joann at727-544-1600or clinicalstudies@tampabaygi.com8250 Bryan Dairy Road Suite 200 Largo, FL 3377708113B FALLOPENHOUSE13128 Indian Rocks Road Largo, FL 33774 727-517-8102Friday, September 13 & Saturday, September 14 10am 5pm 0912 13 At Julies Cottage youll nd Fall, Halloween and Collegiate wreaths, garlands and centerpieces. Inside/outside garden dcor, all new French Country and Coastal Designs and great scents for the season.At Periwinkles, shop for the perfect gift!Check out the latest Vera Bradley and Spartina patterns, sample gourmet treats and get yourself in the mood for the season with our new Fall & Halloween items. Fine Silk Florals 13862 Walsingham Road Largo(next to Hammock Hardware)727-595-2500 Countryporchlargo.com Welcome FallSALE and EVENT Friday, Sept. 13 10am-5pm Saturday, Sept. 14 10am-3pm Antiques Primitives Gifts Shabby Chic Home Dcor Sales Throughout The Entire Store FREE GIFT to the First 10 Customers Each Day 091213 Dr. Melanie R. Haynes & staff invite you to a COOL EVENTWednesday, October 2, 2013 5:45-7:30pm9005 Belcher Road, Pinellas ParkNo Needles, No Surgery and best of all No Downtime!CoolSculpting is FDA cleared, safe and clinically proven. 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As he released one of the pallets to unload it, the supports broke. Deputies said the approximately 10 sheets of quartz contained in the pallet fell on him and pinned him between the sheets and another pallet. Deputies said that each sheet weighs approximately 1,000 pounds for a total of 10,000 pounds. Firefighters from various agencies responded to extricate the man. The process took about 30 to 45 minutes. Alvarez was subsequently transported by air to Bayfront Medical Center for treatment of nonlife-threatening injuries. Deputies initially responded to assist with the landing zone for the helicopter and are investigating the incident. At this time, deputies said it appears to be accidental in nature.Boy nearly drowns during partyPINELLAS PARK Pinellas County Sheriffs deputies and Lealman Fire Rescue were called to a private residence in Pinellas Park about 2:41 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, when a 5-year-old boy was found unmoving in a swimming pool. According to deputies, the victim was at a birthday party with about 30 to 40 people, including some who had been swimming outside in the pool. Another child noticed the victim in the pool, not moving. The victim then was taken out of the pool and someone called 911. Lealman Fire Rescue arrived on scene and was able to revive the victim. The victim, Cashus Pashaun Elias, was transported to a local hospital via ambulance with life-threatening injuries. The near drowning does appear to be accidental and no charges are pending.Pedestrian dies after being hitST. PETERSBURG A St. Petersburg woman died at a local hospital after she was hit by a car about 9:54 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, on U.S. 19 south of 50th Avenue North in St. Petersburg. Amy Melissa Peachy, 27, was attempting to walk westbound across U.S. 19 when she failed to yield the right of way to a 1992 Ford Mustang driven by Nathaniel Allen Eanes, 26, of Pinellas Park, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The front of the mustang then collided with Peachy. She was transported to Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg where she later died. Results of an alcohol test for Peachy are pending. Charges are pending.Suspect arrested in bank robberyDUNEDIN Pinellas County Sheriffs detectives arrested a St. Petersburg woman in connection with the Sept. 5 robbery of the BB&T Bank, 1478 Main St., Dunedin. Renita Mount Rayner, 52, was charged with one count of unarmed robbery. According to detectives with the Robbery/Homicide Unit, Rayner entered the BB&T bank at approximately 9:45 a.m. She handed a note to a bank employee, demanding money and implying she had a gun. She told the employee if she was given what she wanted, no one would be hurt. The employee complied and Rayner left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was hurt. Citizens in the area found evidence that was disposed of nearby and provided it to detectives. This information assisted in the identification of Rayner. With the assistance of undercover detectives from the St. Petersburg Police Department, Rayner was located and held until Sheriffs detectives arrived. Rayner was found shopping at a Save-A-Lot store located at Ninth Street and Seventh Avenue N. in St. Petersburg.PCSO seeks shoplifting suspectCLEARWATER Pinellas County Sheriffs detectives are asking for help to identify a shoplifting suspect who stole from a department store in Clearwater July 23. According to detectives assigned to the Burglary/ Pawn Unit, at about 11:30 a.m., a white male, about 6 feet tall with a slender build was standing near the jewelry cases at the Kohls department store, 2514 S.R. 580 in unincorporated Clearwater. The man asked the clerk to see two necklaces from the locked display case. The clerk turned away for a moment and the suspect left the store with the jewelry. Detectives said the man also has a partial beard along his jaw bone and a tattoo on his right forearm. He was seen leaving the parking lot in a late s to early 2000s model Toyota 4Runner, dark in color, with tinted windows, running boards and metal front and rear bumpers. Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Detective Tacia of the Burglary/Pawn Unit at 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org. Renita RaynerPCSO announces 11 promotionsLARGO Eleven members of the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office received promotions during a ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Magnolia Room of the Pinellas County Cooperative Extension Complex, 12520 Ulmerton Road in Largo. As part of the promotion ceremony, family members and friends pinned new badges on their fathers, mothers, sons and daughters, who were promoted. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri hosted the ceremony and announced the following promotions of certified members of the Sheriffs Office. Promoted to sergeant: James Arntz, James Campbell, Richard Heaton, Jeff Kanehl and Melinda Stowell Promoted to captain: David Danzig Promoted to major: Gregory Handsel Gualtieri also announced four civilian promotions: Carolyn Anderson, supervisor, Child Protective Investigations; Desiree Battles, supervisor, Probation; Tracie Moore, supervisor, Child Protective Investigations; and Jessica Del Toro Rios, manager, Human Resources. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, second from right, back row, stands with 11 newly promoted employees following a Sept. 4 promotion ceremony at the Extension Complex in Largo.Photo courtesy of PCSO Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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LARGO Largo neighborhoods are encouraged to join the Largo Police Department in celebrating the 30th anniversary of National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Largo Mall Target, 10500 Ulmerton Road. National Night Out is a free event designed to promote awareness, support and participation in anti-crime efforts. The program also encourages contact with neighbors and local law enforcement. Join your neighbors for fingerprinting, bike registration, kids safety stations and free document shredding by PROSHRED. View a SWAT display and the mobile command vehicle and visit members of Largo Fire Rescue. For more information, call the police department at 587-6740, ext. 3154. Tampa, as senior vice president of the special accounts management unit for the Florida and Kansas City, Mo., regions. Fillingim is a graduate of the University of Florida and has completed numerous professional development courses and programs. He is past chairman of the Tampa Downtown Partnership Membership Committee, a member of the alumni board of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Florida, and a volunteer for the Susan G. Komen Foundation of the Suncoast.Clothing store opensSEMINOLE Green Fish Clothing Store recently opened in the Portobello Plaza on Park Boulevard and 131st Street. Green Fish is a local family owned and operated store specializing in affordable summer and beachwear for both women and men. The store carries sun tops, sundresses, beach shorts, hats, bathing suits, sunglasses, sandals and a variety of music band T-shirts. Visit www.GreenFishClothing.com.Top burgers win awardsST. PETERSBURG The Burg Bar & Grills Gyro Feta Burger, called The Burg, is the Peoples Choice winner of the Grand Central Districts second annual Battle of the Burg(er). Receiving 31 percent of the online votes, the fan-favorite burger is topped with gyro meat, homemade tzatziki sauce and grilled feta and served with a side of natural fries. Georgies Alibis Lucky 13 Burger came in second place, with Maysters Cafs Burger Benedict following closely behind in third place. New for this years competition, a panel of three celebrity judges tasted and scored all the burger entries in order to name a Judges Choice winner. The Queens Heads Prince George Burger received the highest scores from the panel. The judges included chef Jeffrey Jew, Creative Loafing food editor Arielle Stevenson, and Christopher Rudisill from Metro Wellness & Community Centers. More than 200 votes were collected through the month-long competition. This years participating restaurants included the following: Beaks St. Pete 2451 Central Ave. The Burg Bar & Grill 1752 Central Ave. Craftsman House Gallery & Caf 2955 Central Ave. Georgies Alibi 3100 Third Ave. N. Maysters Caf 2444 Central Ave. The Queens Head Eurobar 2501 Central Ave. Urban Brew & BBQ 1939 Central Ave.Lawn Doctor expandsOLDSMAR Dennis Bibbs, owner of Lawn Doctor West TampaOldsmar, is expanding to include areas in Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough. For information, call Dennis Bibbs at 813-749-6420 or visit www.lawndoctor.com. WellCare makes $35,000 donationWellCare Health Plans Inc. recently donated $35,000 to the Florida Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs for initiatives designed to improve the health and wellbeing of children across Florida. The donation will be used to host three health education events, and will fund eight community garden programs and five scholarship awards. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Florida thank WellCare for their continued support, said Daniel Lyons in a press release. Lyons is executive director of the Florida Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs. More than 135,000 Florida children pass through the clubs doors each day, and with the help of WellCare and others, we are able to equip them with Business newsConlin completes AEPILARGO James Conlin, senior vice president, investments and branch complex manager in the West Bay Drive office of Raymond James & Associates Inc. recently completed the Advanced Estate Planning Institute, according to a press release. The AEPI is a three-day program for financial advisors on developing strategies and recognizing opportunities within the estate planning, philanthropy and wealth management process and how to leverage this new knowledge to serve the needs of their clients. Among the topics covered are the changing federal estate tax laws, strategies for highnet-worth families, long-term care alternatives, irrevocable trusts and charitable techniques. James Conlin has been with Raymond James for over 20 years and in the financial industry for 30 years.BBBS joins Community HarvestLARGO Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County recently announced its involvement in Columbia Restaurants 16th annual Community Harvest program, developed by the Gonzmart family. During the month of September, customers dining at Columbia locations will be provided a ballot listing the names of several deserving nonprofit organizations. The customer will then select the organization of their choice, and a contribution equal to 5 percent of the food and beverage value will be donated to that organization in the form of Columbia gift certificates. Since 1998, Columbia Restaurant has donated more than $1.3 million to the communities where their restaurants are located throughout Florida with our Community Harvest. Last year, more than 100 nonprofit groups throughout Florida participated in the program. Participating restaurant locations include Tampas Historic Ybor City, Sarasota, St. Augustine, Clearwater Beach, Celebration, the Caf at Tampa Bay History Center on the Riverwalk, Tampa and The Columbia Restaurant Caf at Tampa International Airport.Country Porch plans fall eventLARGO Country Porch will host its annual Welcome Fall event on Friday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 13862 Walsingham Road. For the second year in a row, crafters will present unique handmade fall dcor. The store will be closed Sept. 12 to prepare for this two-day affair with prize drawings, refreshments and handcrafted autumn decor. For information, call 595-2500.Synovus names vice president ST. PETERSBURG John Fillingim recently joined Synovus Bank of Florida as senior lender, executive vice president, and director of commercial banking. In this role, Fillingim is responsible for oversight of the commercial banking, commercial real estate, and business banking divisions, including sales, all aspects of business development, execution of the short and longterm strategic plans, and cultivation of partnerships across other lines of business within the company. Most recently Fillingim was affiliated with BMO Harris Bank, what they need to become healthy, fit and successful adults. WellCares donation will be used to host health events that give club members the opportunity to participate in physical and educational activities, including obstacle courses and nutritional counseling. The donation also will help eight Florida Boys & Girls Clubs plant gardens to provide vegetables for cooking classes focused on healthy food preparation. Additionally, the Boys & Girls Clubs will use WellCares donation to present five children with $500 Youth of the Year scholarship awards.Pisces Sushi to openCLEARWATER Pisces Sushi & Global Bistro will celebrate its ground opening Monday, Sept. 16, at 2340 State Road 580 in the Columbia Plaza. James Keene, owner and chef, will be celebrating his return to the Tampa Bay area and sharing his culinary delights with the opening of Pisces Sushi & Global Bistro. Keene is known in the area for his tenure at Island Way Grill and, most recently, Konas. He brings 25 years of culinary experience with some of the finest restaurants in the Southeast. Keene attended Sullivan Culinary School in Louisville, Ky., and began his training under chef Peng Looi as the sous chef at Asiatique in Louisville. Due to his technical precision and artistry Keene has participated as sous chef for Peng Looi at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival for the last five years. Most recently, he was executive chef for SPY Global Cuisine and Lounge in St. Augustine. For information, call 216-6764 or visit www.piscessushibistro.com.Disability employment celebration setST. PETERSBURG Local employers will be honored at the fourth annual Disability Employment Awareness Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S. Refreshments will be served at 8:30 a.m. followed by the awards ceremony from 9 to 10 a.m. Vocational Rehabilitation will be honoring several outstanding local employers for their commitment to hiring people with disabilities. This years honorees include Bonefish Grill on Tyrone Boulevard, HomeGoods Stores, Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club, Magnuson Marina Cove and Suncoast Textile Recycling. Honorees will share their experiences working with people with disabilities, as well as personal stories about how the decision has shaped their businesses or lives. 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Doctor Edward Zbella, medical director for The Florida Fertility Institute in Clearwater, is administering one of the 20 study sites at his office. He said the study is for women who have had three unsuccessful attempts at in vitro fertilization, at least two of those being fresh cycles and, at most, one of those three being a frozen cycle, yet theyve had good eggs and embryos. This study is looking at an immunogenetic agent to give to those women, in hopes that it would improve their chances of getting pregnant, Zbella said. And the thought is that these women, they have something going on within their uterus that basically is attacking the embryos. So macrophages. And by taking this research agent or medication it changes that and hopefully increases their chance of conception. Other inclusion criteria are that the women must be younger than 38, produced good quality eggs and at least two good quality embryos that are classified as grade A. They must have gone through three transfers of embryos with good quality embryos, with none of those resulting in a live born baby, Zbella said. The advantage of qualifying (to participate in the study) is that, one, we have something different to offer them for IVF, Zbella said. And two, the cost of the program the entire IVF cycle, is going to be covered by the participating pharmaceutical company.The facts about infertilityThere are many reasons someone may struggle with infertility, Zbella said. But in general, half of the fertility issues are on the male side, so some kind of trouble with the sperm. Most likely in this case, it is a low sperm count. The other half of the cases involves an issue on the female side. The most common reason a woman is not conceiving is that shes not ovulating, Zbella said. So she has very irregular cycles. And usually thats the easiest to solve and the easiest to evaluate. So those women have some hormonal tests done, and depending on those results, they typically go on fertility pills or fertility injections. If they have regular cycles, then the basic workup includes hormone testing, semen analysis, and then an X-ray called a hysterosalpingogram. And that X-ray determines whether their uterus is normal and whether their fallopian tubes are open. The results of those tests help determine the treatment of the patient. However, by the time Zbella sees them, usually they have already had all of those tests, and they come in with more advanced issues. Perhaps they have had a history of severe endometriosis, which may have caused scarring on the fallopian tubes. Perhaps the man has had a vasectomy reversal but his sperm count is still low. Other more serious problems on the female side include blocked tubes due to infection, damage from prior surgeries or a previous tubal ligation, Zbella said. And then another large group is unexplained infertility, Zbella said. Meaning, theyve been tested for all types of fertility factors, and nothing has come up. So theres no apparent reason why theyre not getting pregnant. And a lot of times, those are the ones we do in vitro on. And a lot of times they may be unsuccessful because they may have some underlying immune issue that we cant identify. And thats why this study may be important to them. The first successful IVF pregnancy was in 1978 in England, and the first successful one in the United States was in 1981, Zbella said. The procedure stimulates the ovaries using fertility injections so they produce several eggs, he said. Doctors monitor the development of the eggs using ultrasounds and a blood test called estradiol. When the eggs appear mature, the patient is brought into the office to extract the eggs. Theyre sedated, an ultrasound is then used to place a needle through the back of the vagina into the ovaries, Zbella said. The eggs are aspirated out. The procedure typically takes 10 minutes. The eggs are then fertilized in a Petri dish with the partners sperm. We would expect 70 percent of those matured eggs to fertilize. And then, in our program, three days after we retrieve the eggs, we would place the embryo or embryos back inside the uterus. And thats dependent on the age of the patient and the quality of the embryos, which determines the number of embryos that we put back. For younger women under age 35, doctors would place one or two embryos back so they would not need to worry about having three or more babies at once. For older women, they may replace an additional embryo. Any extra embryos after the transfer can be frozen. That way, if the patient does not get pregnant in that round, they can thaw the embryos to use instead of having the patient go through all of the injections and the whole cycle again. Or, if the couple does get pregnant and want an additional child a few years later, they could use the frozen embryos at that time, Zbella said. Many times it is unknown why someone suffers from infertility, but there are risk factors that can contribute to its likelihood. For instance, being overweight or obese could cause someone to have irregular periods, because as women gain weight, it affects their hypothalamus, which affects their pituitary gland, Zbella said. This affects their ovulation cycle, resulting in difficulties in getting pregnant. Tubal problems sometimes can be attributed to having a history of gonorrhea, chlamydia or prior abdominal surgeries, he added.The ticking clockThere are many misconceptions about how long a woman is able to get pregnant, Zbella said. He said that women often feel they can get pregnant until theyre 50 or for as long as they are still having their period regularly. Thats a misconception, Zbella said. And the reason for that is their A-quality (eggs) have diminished so that those eggs dont fertilize. Or if they do fertilize, they dont result in a pregnancy because those embryos are typically genetically abnormal. It doesnt help that many celebrities are seen having babies in their 40s and 50s, and many of Zbellas patients point to them as proof that they, too, can get pregnant at an older age. What I say to them is look at what they had, Zbella said. Many have twins, and the reason they have twins is that they used donor eggs. Eggs from a younger woman that they fertilize and that the movie star carried. But thats not mentioned in the stories on the birth of these children. So a lot of laypeople feel that they can conceive just like the movie stars. When a girl is born, she already has all the eggs she will ever have. By the time she reaches puberty, it is estimated that she has about 300,000 eggs, Zbella said. Each month, about 1,000 eggs start to process toward maturation. However, at the end of that month, only one egg matures and ovulates, and that is the egg that could result in conception. The other 999 eggs die. So basically, women use up their best quality eggs when theyre young, and when they get older, that A-quality diminishes, Zbella said. Therefore, Zbella said that most reproductive endocrinologists say that up until age 35, the average woman has a good chance of conception. But after that, the ovarian reserve starts to diminish. Typically, age 43 is the last year Zbella said his office can usually get someone pregnant using their own eggs. The success of a normal IVF process without being a part of this study depends on each womans situation, Zbella said. What is this study about?Infertility treatment can be relatively inexpensive if all one needs is fertility pills the initial tests are either covered by insurance or else cost maybe $100, Zbella said. If fertility pills are needed, those cost maybe about $25 a month, he said. However, then things start to get more expensive. If the woman had previously had her tubes tied, a tubal reversal costs around $5,000, he said. But by far, IVF is the most expensive procedure, which is about $12,000 each time. Therefore, an additional and big benefit for participating in the study is getting the IVF for free. And keep in mind, if youve done this three times and have not been successful, no matter what someone offers you (otherwise,) its really a roll of the dice, Zbella said. So the problem is, up until this study, there was not anything else to offer these women. And on top of it, for those women, theres no cost to participate in the study. The women in the study will be given a medication by injection they will be trained how to give these to themselves, similar to an insulin shot. This agent medication has never been used for IVF, Zbella said, which is why this offers an advantage and uniqueness. What its doing is having an affect on the immune system within the uterus itself, Zbella said. Basically its saying to the uterus that were going to decrease the rejection of the foreign tissues, i.e. the embryo. And it does that by increasing neutrofils and increases stem cells and it probably has some unknown effects. This drug may increase pregnancy rates for all women, Zbella said. But they are taking the most difficult group of women those who have already failed to have a baby through three or more IVF cycles with good quality embryos and seeing if this helps increase pregnancy rates. This will be a double-blinded study, meaning the patient will not know if they are getting the actual drug or a placebo. Likewise, the doctors, like Zbella, will not know which the patient is getting, either, until the study is complete. At the end, professionals will look at the two groups out of the 120 total participants, and see if one group had more pregnancies than the other. A Phase I safety study has already been conducted, and now the study is in Phase II. Observations have shown that this drug increases ones white blood cell count, Zbella said. The patients are monitored to make sure that this level starts to decrease after the initial spike. In this case, its thought that the nutrofils will have a positive affect on any of the immunosuppressant problems (that may be preventing a pregnancy,) Zbella said. It will override that and may help with the implantation of the embryos and may stimulate stem cells, which may have the same type of benefit. A crude example to help explain this, he said, is to imagine taking a kidney and placing it in ones spouse. In all likelihood, the partner would reject the kidney because the tissue types are different. We give patients immunosuppressant agents when we do kidney transplants, even when the tissue type is very, very similar, because the chance of rejection is so high, Zbella said. When a woman becomes pregnant, the resulting embryo is a combination of her tissue type and her partners tissue type. And so when that embryo enters the uterus, whether its naturally or through in vitro fertilization, in theory, it should not implant. The uterus should reject that embryo HealthSouth celebrates National Rehabilitation WeekLARGO HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Largo will join rehabilitation providers across the nation Sept. 15-21, in celebration of National Rehabilitation Week. During National Rehabilitation Week, HealthSouth hospitals provide the roadmap to recovery for patients overcoming challenges after an illness or injury. True stories of inspiration are made possible through HealthSouth Largos dedicated team approach to patient care, offering personalized programs and advanced technologies. The week will be highlighted by various events and activities at the hospital. Community members are invited by personal invitation to attend a Celebration Reunion on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Getting patients back to their active lives is our mission at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Largo, said Tripp Smith in a press release. Tripp is HealthSouth Largo CEO. National Rehabilitation Week provides a great opportunity for our hospital to honor how much each of our patients have accomplished since their injury or illness. We invite the community to join in our celebrations and to learn of the successes that rehabilitation brings to patients at our hospital every day. For information, visit www.healthsouthlargo.com. because it has different tissue types than the woman. But that obviously doesnt happen. In most women, it implants and it grows. And the reason for that is there are blocking antibodies that prevent the immune system from recognizing that tissue and allowing it to not be attacked by the immune system. The uterus has its own immunosuppressant factors and its own macrophages, Zbella said. While in normal circumstances, an embryo is not rejected, obviously there are some women that even with good quality embryos, they cannot get pregnant. The doctors involved in the study wonder if this is because of factors in the immune system. If so, they hope that this new drug can help override the system and allow embryo implantation to occur. The Florida Fertility Institute is one of a number of clinics in the nation to participate in this study. So far, Zbella has several women in the study, including one from Melbourne, one from Orlando, and a few from his practice. So far, one of those patients is pregnant with twins. He does not know if she was one of those given the actual drug, but he is hopeful, because if this works, it could make a huge difference for so many women.Whats next?Gradually, women across the country will be added to this study, and any resulting pregnancies will be monitored. It will probably take about a year to fully recruit patients, then another year to await the outcome of the pregnancies and analyze the data, Zbella said. If it seems the drug was successful, then it will be presented to the FDA. At that point, the FDA may want another study, or it could say this study was enough, he said. Then, the sponsoring pharmaceutical company NORA Therapeutics will apply for a new drug application, get screened, and all the studies that have been done will get analyzed by a committee with the FDA, Zbella said. If all goes well, it would get approved. Though even if everything goes perfectly, it probably is at least three years before this drug would make it to the market. If women think they may qualify and are interested in participating in the study, they can call the Womens Medical Research Group at 724-9730 or the Florida Fertility Institute at 796-7705. For more information about the clinical trial, visit www.liveivf.com.Photos courtesy of JUSTIN ROSS WARDAbove, Dr. Edward Zbella is a fertility doctor in Clearwater, and his office is involved with a new fertility study. Top left, an embryologist looks through a microscope as he performs an ICSI intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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Stephanie Jourdenais, D.V.M.13902 Walsingham Road, Largo727-595-2287Low Cost VACCINATION CLINICEvery Thursday8am-Noon Walk-Ins Welcomewww.AHLargo.com 052313 AAHA Accredited Surgical Therapy & Laser Therapy Center Animal Hospital of LargoCompassionate Care when your Pet needs it most.Voted 2013 Kiwanis Club Paw Fest Vet of the Year Care Animal Hospital of SeminoleKenneth Newman, DVM 32 years of experience 13017 Park Boulevard Seminole727-954-3994 CareAhofseminole.comAnnual Vaccines: DOGS $89 CATS $79021413 Dental Dogs $199 Dental Cats $150Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8am-6pm Sat. 8am-1pm 8578 Park Blvd., Seminolewww.LakeSeminoleAH.comHOURS: Mon. 7am-6pm, Tues. 7am-7pm, Wed.-Fri. 7am-6pm, Sat. 8am-1pm CareCredit (727) 393-4644 Dr. Michael Rumore Dr. Suzanne BrittonThank you to Pinellas County for voting for us in The Readers Choice Awards! Devoted to more wags and purrs. 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Must present coupon Exp. 12-31-13 Compassionate Care For Your Cat or DogPark Animal HospitalCall For Appointment Today! 727-546-98288065 66th Street North, Pinellas Park www.ParkAHVet.com Since 1964 011013Full Service Care Means: Full Medical & Surgical Hospital Vaccine & Dental Services Advanced Ear Diagnostics Nutrition Center Bathing & Boarding 080813Gentle Professional Affordable In-Home Veterinary Care For YOUR Best Friend We Specialize in Preventive Medicine Annual Wellness Exams Annual Diagnostics & Vaccines Microchipping Health and Travel Certificates Genetic Testing Medications Delivered to YOUR Doorstep Geriatric Care Hospice Care Compassionate Gentle In-Home Euthanasia And More Adopt A SHELTER PET and Receive A FREE Exam. BruceMeet Bruce, a 5-year-old Boston terrier mix. Bruce came to the SPCA in need of some tender loving care. He is now in search of a new family and home. Bruce would do best in a home with older children and where he would be the only dog. He is a spunky pup who is neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and has 30 days of free pet insurance. His adoption fee is $160. Meet this phenomenal dog at 9099 130th Ave. N., Largo. Visit www.spcatam pabay.org. LynxThis handsome lynx point snowshoe mix boy is 1.5 years old and needs to be an only pet. Lynx was abandoned in an apartment with his housemate, unaltered, only to produce a litter of kittens. He wandered the streets alone and was beaten up. Nonetheless, he is sweet and talkative he just needs to be the only furry king in his castle. He will acclimate well in a home environment where he is showered with the love that he has missed out on. He is fully vaccinated and tested for FeLV and FIV, neutered and microchipped. For information on how to adopt him, contact All Bout Cats, Inc. at 712-7773 or www.allbou tcats.org. SueFriendly Sue is an investigator and checks out everything new to make certain she understands it. She is a social butterfly and is happy to receive attention, but then she may be off again to check out something else that catches her eye. Adopt Sue at the Humane Society of Pinellas at 3040 S.R. 590 in Clearwater. Call 797-7722 or visit www.humanesocie tyofpinellas.org. Pet Photo Contest Sponsored byLargo Feed210 West Bay Dr, Largo, FL 727-581-8743 & Park Feed5775 Park Blvd. Pinellas Park 727-546-7503 Best budsMeet Buddy (the white-and-brown pup) and Bart, the September Pet Winners of the Month. Buddy and Barts family includes their m om, Megan Keller; dad, Rich Cerrone; and their human brother, Ryan Cerrone, 10, all of Seminole. September is a big month for Buddy. He was rescued from the SPCA in Largo two years ago on Sept. 22, and he also turns 4 this month. He is very independent, an angel when left alone, and he loves driving around in the Jeep. He also loves just to lie around, preferably in a human lap, and he adores belly rubs. On walks, he does best off the leash or in his own doggie stroller. His furry pal Bart was rescued when he was 9.5-months old and is now 2 years old. Sadly, he was purchased from Craigslist from someone trying to make a quick buck, and when his new family received him, he was in very poor health. Bart almost didnt survive, but now he is doing amazingly well. He is a little sensitive and always wants to please his family, but if hes left alone, his wild side comes out and hell chew anything he can find. Buddy and Bart also have a kitty brother named Oscar and a Jack Russell brother named Bubba. As winners, they will receive a $25 gift certificate to Largo Feed or Park Feed in Pinellas Park. Send your pet photos to Alexandra Lundahl at alundahl@TBNweekly.com.Pets of the weekDentistry is the branch of medicine that involves the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the mouth (oral cavity.) This also may include some facial structures around the oral cavity. In the state of Florida, as written in the Florida Statutes, veterinary medicine includes, with respect to animals, surgery, acupuncture, obstetrics, dentistry, physical therapy, radiology, theriogenology (reproduction), and other branches or specialties of veterinary medicine. Dentistry is included in the above definition of veterinary medicine. This means that anyone doing dental procedures with specific dental instruments and/or ultrasonic scalers on an animal, who requires payment for these services, is practicing veterinary dentistry. Anesthesia or anesthesia-free dental work must be done under the supervision of a veterinarian, just as dental hygienists only clean teeth under the supervision of a dentist. In order to do a thorough job of evaluating the oral cavity, a probe is needed to check for pockets around each individual tooth, and x-rays need to be taken to look for problems under the gum line. No one, not even your veterinarian, can see all these problems by just looking in the mouth in a conscious dog or cat. Anesthesia-free dental cleanings only provide a false sense of proper dental care and treatment because the teeth look cleaner. These types of cleanings do not address the pathology, pain, or the infection that is occurring in the mouth and spreading throughout the entire body. Dental infections need to be treated with antibiotics, and their underlying cause must be addressed. Many of our companion animals will not tolerate ear cleanings and/or nail trims, let alone cleaning and probing inside their mouth when they are fully awake. Forcing animals to remain calm while being restrained for an anesthesia free-dental procedure is not only dangerous for the animal but can also be dangerous to the person performing this procedure. This is a very stressful situation to be in. Ultrasonic scalers get very hot to the touch and can destroy enamel if not used properly. In order to cool the dental scaler tip during a teeth cleaning, water needs to be constantly spraying from the scaler. Aspiration pneumonia may result if a dog or cat is not intubated while this water, bacteria, and tartar are being dispersed throughout the oral cavity. Anesthesia is very safe for healthy companion animals. Prior to any anesthetic procedure, your veterinarian should perform a thorough physical exam and blood work to determine if your dog or cat is a healthy candidate. Postponing proper dental care for whiter teeth at a minimal fee could prove more costly and problematic down the road. Proper home dental care products and instructions can be provided to you by your veterinary health care team. Their goal is to do what is in the best interest of your companion animal. Kim Donovan, D.V.M. is the medical director at Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital in Seminole. She has over 16 years of experience. She has a special interest in feline medicine. PolliePollie is a rare find. She is a 2-year-old female orange and white tabby, and since most orange cats are males, she is extra special. She has a great personality and loves people. A true sweetheart, Pollie loves to talk and wants all the attention from her humans, so she would do best as an only pet. She is spayed and up-to-date on her vaccinations. To meet her, visit the Clearwater PetSmart at Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard and U.S. 19. Call Pat at Second Chance for Strays at 535-9154 or visit www.secondchanceforstrays.com. Speaking of PetsKim Donovan, D.V.M. Animals need anesthesia for proper oral care Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Viewpoints 11A Leader, September 12, 2013Fm: Commanding Officer, Earth Invasion Spy Team. To: Headquarters of Planet T55-B, Constellation 23 Skiddoo Subject: How to capture Planet Earth. TEXT FOLLOWS: After a six-month visit to Planet Earth by our undercover Spy Team, we believe we have found a simple, effective means to cripple or disarm the Earthlings a short time before Planet T55-B forces land on Earth to conquer it. Our suggested method: Remove all balls from the Earth. During our intense spy research, our team discovered that billions of Earthlings are afflicted by forms of madness based on the worship of balls. Following is a brief description of several of these ball-centered obsessions. GOLF. Vast areas of prime real estate have been set aside and divided into nine or 18 segments. At the end of each segment is a small hole, or cup. Each week, hordes of Earthlings armed with expensive clubs savagely attack small white balls and attempt to direct the balls into the cups by using the smallest number of strokes. BASEBALL. This pursuit occurs primarily in nations of the upper Western Hemisphere. There, large cities some of them afflicted by gross poverty have built luxurious stadiums where nine-member groups of players center their attention on a stitched, leather-covered ball. The players throw the ball in various directions, or violently strike at the ball with wooden sticks, and then run wildly to reach canvas-covered bags of sand called bases. Meanwhile, spectators cheer, curse, hurl insults and consume huge quantities of overpriced, ill-prepared food, as well as beer, a liquid that often causes delusions and destructive behavior. FOOTBALL. Two opposing teams, in heavily padded uniforms, attempt to gain possession of an elongated ball known as a pigskin. Each advances it toward a goal line by throwing, kicking or carrying the pigskin. Opposing players bodily assault the team holding the pigskin. Lifelong injuries often occur. On the sidelines, young women in skimpy skirts dance, cheer and shout code words such as You can win, Winsockee! and Go, you Gators! BASKETBALL. At opposite ends of a large room, two metal rings, or hoops, are suspended 10 feet above a wooden floor. Beneath each ring is an open-ended net that slows the descent of a large leather ball after it has been inserted into the hoop by any of the players. Each team has five players on the floor at one time. Most of the players are about 8 feet tall. Each team has a head coach who stands on the sideline, screaming advice and obscenities. Victory is attained by stuffing the ball through the hoop more often than the opposing team does. The losing team shuffles back to a locker room, and for a short time considers suicide. (In basketball, as with other sports, Earthlings tend to despise losers.) TENNIS. Two players face each other on opposite sides of a net stretched in the middle of the combat zone. Using oval-shaped weapons (rackets), the players strike at a small ball and try to propel it so that it eludes an opponents ability to whack the ball back across the net. Victory goes to the player who successfully returns the ball more often than his/her opponent. Some players grunt loudly with each whack at the ball. Children are employed to scamper after loose balls in the combat zone. Players occasionally berate a sideline official who decides if and when a ball is playable. SOCCER. In this sport, players pursue a medium-sized ball on a large field surrounded by a hundred thousand homicidal supporters of the two teams. Players are permitted to kick the ball or butt it with their heads. The object of the game is to put the ball into the opponents net. Although the sport requires enormous skill and stamina, a score seldom occurs, usually by accident or dumb luck. After major soccer matches, spectators try to kill each other before burning down the stadium. A common feature of several of these activities is the payment of extravagant sums of money to the participants. Most of the money comes from unimaginative TV advertisements by companies that produce beer, automobiles, fattening food and insurance coverage. By destroying all the balls on Earth, our forces will cause Earthlings to become confused, heartbroken and bereft of any reason to go on. With no balls to play with, Earthlings will find little meaning in their lives. The next step in our plan to conquer Earth is to eliminate all of the planets abilities to produce balls of any kind. We will do this by launching cyber attacks on the ball manufacturers. The attacks will cause any future products to be shaped like cubes, not balls. Bob Driver is a former columnist for the Clearwater Sun. His email address is tralee71@comcast.net. In 2007, then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional visit to Damascus, where she met with Syrian President Bashar Assad. We came in friendship, hope, and determined that the road to Damascus is a road to peace, Pelosi famously proclaimed. She met with Assad in defiance of then-President George W. Bush and his efforts to isolate Syria for its role as a state sponsor of terror. Now Pelosi supports the use of military force against Damascus. I asked Pelosi as she visited the high-tech firm Square in San Francisco on Wednesday: What changed since her famous proclamation? Since then, this regime has used chemical weapons on its people, Pelosi responded. Opposition to chemical weapons is a pillar of U.S. society, she said. U.S. intelligence officials report that they assess with high confidence that the Syrian government carried out the chemical weapons attack against opposition elements in the Damascus suburbs on Aug. 21. An estimated 1,429 are dead, including at least 426 children. This intelligence, Pelosi told reporters, is solid, unlike the intelligence supporting the case for war against Iraq. Pelosi also said she opposes putting U.S. boots on the ground: This isnt about going to war. Its about not ignoring the use of chemical weapons with a strategic strike. Under an acceptable congressional resolution, said Pelosi, U.S. military force would be finite in duration. Its tailored. Its targeted. Its over. Never have the drums of non-war sounded so softly. Theyre like the San Francisco fog coming in on little cat feet. Theres a spurt of outrage followed by a long list of nocan-dos. I share Pelosis outrage at Assads use of chemical weapons. Its about time she saw through Assad. I also fully appreciate why Democrats and Republicans would support President Barack Obama in his drive to strike back at the Assad regime for gassing its own people, but I dont see how Pelosis idea of non-war helps Syrians or the United States. Secretary of State John Kerry told senators they must ask themselves, What is the risk of doing nothing? I ask: What is the risk of doing not much of anything? When the top House Democrat argues that morality demands U.S. military action, but only if its short and sweet, she has announced a military withdrawal before the first bomb drops. No matter what Pelosi says about how an attack is not a real war, it will feel like war in Syria. And who wants to die in a military strike designed not to change the countrys leadership but to make a point? As The New York Times reported, some insiders believe that a cosmetic attack would help rejuvenate Mr. Assads fortunes, at least temporarily, adding to the decadeslong list of confrontations with the West in which Syria has prevailed merely by waiting out the uproar, by surviving. Assad has outlasted Egypts Hosni Mubarak and Libyas Moammar Gadhafi. Hes tangling with two people Pelosi and Obama with so little resolve that theyre arguing about whether Obama himself drew a verbal red line against the use of chemical weapons. Does Assad think he can outplay these not-war warriors? Of course he does.Email Debra J. 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Torres jtorres@tbnweekly.com Palm Harbor/East Lake Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@tbnweekly.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com Seminole Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@tbnweekly.com General Editorial editorial@tbnweekly.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563LETTERS How aliens will capture Earth Drivers SeatBob Driver Nancy Pelosis rocky road to peace We are proud to offer a forum to our readers. Please type letters to the editor (or print legibly) and include your name, town of residence, phone number and signature and mail to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Emails should include town of residence and telephone and be sent to tgermond@TBNweekly.com. We will not print the letter writers phone number. Here are some more guidelines for letters: Letters are printed on a first-come, first-served basis. They may be edited to correct grammar, spelling and factual errors. They also may be edited for clarity. Please keep letters to editor to 700 words. Longer letters may be cut due to space limitations. Letters should address issues or current events. Please refrain from making unsubstantiated allegations. The newspaper will not print letters that contain slanderous or racial statements. Please do not use profanity. We do not publish poetry or songs in letters to the editor. Each writer may submit one letter per month. We cant return letters to the editor. Please allow two weeks from the time you submitted your letter for it to be published before inquiring as to its status. We wont print anonymous letters. We wont print letters that are submitted merely to promote a business. Thank you letters are accepted. Letters that are hand written may require extra time to be published since they have to typed.What do you think? Debra Saunders John Deering is chief editorial cartoonist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the state's largest newspaper. Winner of the National Press Foundation's 1997 Berryman Award, Deering also gained top honors in the 1994 national John Fischetti Cartoon Competition and was the seven-time winner of the Arkansas Press Association's Best Editorial Cartoonist award. Born in 1956 in Little Rock, Deering has been drawing since his childhood fascination with science ction and dinosaurs. He and his wife, Kathy, have a daughter and two sons, and live in Little Rock. He still draws dinosaurs. About the cartoonistDriver off key on pop music columnE d i t o r : I must take issue with Bob Drivers most recent op-ed piece in the Seminole Beacon on the state of Pop Music. By the fourth paragraph of the piece, Mr. Driver admits that he is an illiterate when the conversation turns to rap, hip-hop and other noise-ridden varieties of music. Unfortunately, the term Pop Music is used to identify what is popular today. Seeing as how his articles most recent reference is of a song written in 1965, how is this op-ed current at all? I didnt get the point of his editorial. Mr. Drivers assertion that Yesterday by Paul McCartney is a shining example that demolishes the notion that great works of art must, or should, be the product of years of suffering. Seeing as how he was not hanging out with Mr. McCartney during that time (Mr. Driver has only met two people in the music industry), how can Mr. Driver say that song was not out of suffering; did he know what was going on in Pauls head? Just because a piece of art was created in 10 minutes, no one can definitively say what is in an artists mind when he actually created the piece, except of course, the artist. A more interesting note regarding Yesterday, The Beatles did not release this song as a single in the U.K. until 1976 because it did not sound like a Beatles song. (I would say Paul suffered with that for a while). Which brings me to This Land is Your Land. Seeing as how Mr. Guthrie did endure for years during the dust bowl and Mr. Guthries music was an absolute offshoot of travelling the country during that time, I would argue that years of suffering created one of Americas greatest musical pieces. But that song not only celebrated the many great attributes of our country, the song was written as a protest to Kate Smiths God Bless America and of class inequality. Does Mr. Driver know the words to the two controversial verses that were often left off of many pop recordings? The verses about the hungry and the no trespassing signs? My point being. Please do not claim to be illiterate about a subject, and then expound as if nothing great has happened in the music industry in the last 50 years. If you just want to talk contemporary crooners, Harry Connick Jr., Michael Buble and Adele are three of many great vocalists born after 1945. Listen to them Mr. Driver and you will change your opinion about POP music. I agree with Mr. Driver if he wants to call Miley Cyrus performance at the MTV music awards terrible. But to compare her to Ella or Rosemary Clooney? How about saying that her performance was just a very poor pastiche of Cher, Madonna and Britney? They did it before her and are much more talented. Then I can understand the criticism. I did try Mr. Drivers exercise and do agree that my life and events have their own soundtrack. But it is music from my era. Genesis Follow You, Follow me during my wedding vows is the one that sticks out to me. But that was written long after 1965 and played by a rock band. I assume that Mr. Driver has never heard it. E W a l t e r L e w i s SeminoleSnack Shack operator appalled by citys actionE d i t o r : I am writing to you as the current operator of the Old Snack Shack as I feel there is important information our local citizens need to know regarding the City Commission and current City Manager, Shane Crawford. First of all, my husband and I have been operating the Snack Shack since September 2010 and since that time, not once has the City Commission or city manager contacted us regarding any concerns about the management of the Snack Shack. We were stunned last week by the Citys arbitrary decision to put the Snack Shack and cabana concession up for bid. Last week, upon hearing about the workshop meeting, we left phone messages with the City Manager who failed to return any of our calls but on September 3, emailed us a brief response, the city has chosen to rebid the project as the premise will be much different than when it was bid. The contract allows for a 90-day notice of termination. The BOC has chosen to exercise that clause. Yet, at the City Commission workshop meeting Crawford said he did not expect new managers to make significant changes to the Snack Shack. He states The Snack Shack will be the Snack Shack. Yet he tells us the premise will be much different than when it was bid? So what is it? We have spent thousands of dollars, time and energy on the Snack Shack and have heard the Citys empty promises of improvements for the Snack Shack for the past three years. They have done nothing. They have said nothing. In fact, at the workshop meeting, the majority of the Commission had nothing to say except for Commissioners, Terry Lister and Elaine Poe. Commissioner Poe used to love the Snack Shack so I cant understand why she doesnt like it now. Elaine Poe states she would like to see a higher class than what we are seeing over there. She says we have not had the quality over there we would like to see. Yet, the citizens of Madeira Beach were good enough for her during her campaign party which she held at the Snack Shack. At that time she was looking for everyones vote whether she considered them people of poor quality and low class or not. We are dismayed at the disloyalty of our now former Snack Shack staff, disgusted with the city manager, and appalled by the brazen arbitrary decision making by the City Commission of Madeira Beach. R i t a J a n e c e k Redington ShoresBy destroying all the balls on Earth, our forces will cause Earthlings to become confused, heartbroken and bereft of any reason to go on. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


12A Community Leader, September 12, 2013 081513 Rich Rippetoe, MBA, CRS, GRI Selling your home? Ask about my "29 Day Performance Listing Program"!Selling Solutions, Not Promises Rich Rippetoe, the ONLY Realtor you will need!727-902-1437 www.BeachRealEstatePro.com 091213 Over 4,200 Sq. Ft. Two Story with Main Level Master BR & Huge Upper Level Bonus Room! 4 Car Garage, Greenhouse & More! New Price at $549,900 Super Seminole Custom Pool Home on ONE ACRE! Aging with Dignity WorkshopSept 18, 2013 3pm 5pm Limited SeatingCall Gail Clary to Reserve @ 397-5571090513 Estate Planning Checkup Power of Attorney Update Medicaid and Veterans Benefits End of Life Decision Making Assistance for Care Givers FREE to Public (727) 397-55718640 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 090513 Whats Sellingin Pinellas County Waterfront dream home w/water views. 2 levels of functional living space, living room w/fireplace and wet bar. Formal dining room & breakfast nook overlooking the pool. Also a cabana for the pool guests. Plus a 10,000 lb. boat lift.Sandy HartmannRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 3BR/3BA N. Redington Beach $800,000 SOLD Updated 2 story home with wide open Intracoastal view.Steve BusseRE/Max All Stars Realty 4BR/3BA/2CG Redington Beach $748,000 SOLD Completely remodeled home in Seminole Lake Golf and Country Club Community. Pool, golf course and pond views. 2,500 Sq. Ft. and a very attractive layout.Rebecka CalhoonSmith & Associates 5BR/3.5BR/2CG Seminole $359,000 SOLD Updated executive home on Seminole Lake Country Club 6th Fairway. Updated modern kitchen w/granite countertops and furniture quality cabinets. Hardwood floors throughout adding luxury to this home.Tom CatoRealty Executives Adamo & Associates 3BR/2BA/2CG Seminole $355,000 SOLD091213 4-H begins fall sale of apples and pecansThe annual 4-H apple and pecan sale sponsored by the Pinellas County 4-H Association is now in full swing. This sale is the main fundraiser for the 4-H Association. Each year, the Pinellas County 4-H Association awards $6,000 in grants for 4-H camps and trips, 4-H Legislature, 4-H Congress and, most recently, college scholarships. This year, the sale is featuring yellow delicious and empire apples. Both varieties are excellent for baking, cooking or just eating. The apples are priced at $44 for a 40-pound bushel, or $24 for a half-bushel. Pecans, halves or pieces are available in one-pound bags. Specialty milk and dark chocolate-covered pecans are offered in 12-ounce decorative bags. All bags are $11 each. Any 4-H member can take a prepaid order, or orders can be placed through the 4-H Association website at pc4hassocia tion.org. Orders must be placed by Tuesday, Oct. 1. Orders can be picked up from Thursday, Oct. 31, to Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Chester Ochs 4-H Educational Center, 14644 113th Ave. N. in Largo. Pinellas County Extension offers programming at the Extension office, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Call 582-2100. The Largo office is open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.PSTA Board endorses Greenlight PinellasST. PETERSBURG Continuing the recent progress in developing a comprehensive modern transit plan for Pinellas County, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority Board voted 13-1 Aug. 28 to accept the Greenlight Pinellas Plan Vision. County Commissioner Norm Roche cast the lone vote in opposition. The vote signals an acceptance of more than three years of detailed engineering and technical work that is the foundation of the Greenlight Pinellas Plan, according to a press release from PSTA. The plan calls for new bus service, passenger rail, regional connections and complementary transit-oriented land use. The Aug. 28 vote sets the stage for financial implementation, planning and a parallel Greenlight Pinellas public outreach process to be completed this fall. These coordinated transportation planning efforts will allow the Pinellas Board of County Commissioners to approve the Greenlight Pinellas Plan and craft ballot language this December to prepare for a 1 percent transit sales tax referendum in November 2014. PSTA Chief Executive Officer Brad Miller detailed the proposed improvements, which include: Elimination of PSTAs nearly three-quarter mill property tax when the potential sales tax takes effect Jan. 1, 2016 A 65 percent increase in overall bus service throughout Pinellas County Bus Rapid Transit lines on most major Pinellas corridors. Buses running to and from Tampa and the airport in the evenings and on weekends Longer service hours to accommodate second shift workers and evening travelers Plans for a future passenger rail from St. Petersburg to Clearwater via the Gateway area A four-fold increase in bus service in northern Pinellas County Its not just for the people who are here today that we are trying to move this initiative forward, said PSTA Board member and Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long. Its about the economy and the ability to keep our region vibrant, thriving, bustling and robust for the next generation and generations to come. Board members expressed enthusiasm for both the Greenlight vision and the process through which it was created. Every step has required an approval process so that were all on board with every assumption and every piece of the plan, said Dunedin City Commissioner Julie Ward-Bujalksi. Board members also acknowledged that there is still plenty of work remaining before the plan goes to the voters. We have many more decisions to make before we move forward in November of next year, but I strongly support moving forward with this, said County Commissioner Susan Latvala. Belleair Bluffs City Commissioner Joseph Barkley, who said he fully supports the plan, also added some advice regarding the requested change in the PSTA funding structure. This is, in fact, not a tax that were adding on, its simply an exchange from one tax to another and its very important that people not view this as an additional tax. The final plan is scheduled to be presented to the PSTA Board for approval at their Nov. 20, meeting. View the Greenlight Plan as well as the supporting study documentation at www.greenlightpinellas.com. Logo courtesy of PSTAGreenlight Pinellas Plan calls for new bus service, passenger rail, regional connections and complementary transit-oriented land use.Nelson to lead Florida Tax Collectors AssociationORLANDO Pinellas County Tax Collector Diane Nelson was installed as president of the Florida Tax Collectors Association Aug. 28 at the statewide organizations annual conference in Orlando. Nelson, selected by her fellow tax collectors for the leadership role, has served on the associations executive committee since 2011, serving as first and second vice president. I am honored to serve my fellow tax collectors as president of their association, Nelson said. Our tax collectors today face many challenges, particularly when it comes to adding new driver license services that have historically been handled by the state. I look forward to working with my colleagues to create solutions that will help us continue to provide outstanding service to our citizens. As president, Nelson is responsible for directing the organizations strategic planning and working with other tax collectors to build consensus on legislative and policy issues. She will represent the association before the Florida Legislature on items with statewide implications and serve as a liaison to various state departments, including the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Department of Revenue. One of the reasons the people of Pinellas County keep returning Diane Nelson to office is the honest, responsive, courteous and prompt service they receive, said Ken van Assenderp, general counsel for FTCA. As the newly elected president of the Florida Tax Collectors Association, Diane will lead her colleagues to new and exciting ways to serve the people of Florida. Nelsons term as president runs until September 2014. The FTCA Executive Leadership Committee also includes: Brevard County Tax Collector Lisa Cullen, first vice president; Highlands County Tax Collector Eric Zwayer, second vice president; Santa Rosa County Tax Collector Stan Nichols, treasurer; and Walton County Tax Collector Rhonda Skipper, secretary. Photo courtesy of PINELLAS COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS OFFICEJudge Nelly Khouzam, Florida Second District Court of Appeal, swears in Diane Nelson as Florida Tax Collectors Association president. Attorney to speak to Largo RepublicansLARGO Paul Marino, a local government and association attorney, will give a presentation on Shariah and the Muslim Brotherhood during the Greater Largo Republican Clubs meeting Monday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m., at Alphanos Restaurant, 1702 Clearwater-Largo Road N. The presentation is a result of Marinos personal study and research on the subject of Shariah, or Islamic law, as well as his association with ACT For America, which focuses on concerns about national security, terrorism, and the threat of radical Islam. Marino will show a video featuring author, lecturer and CEO of ACT For America, Brigitte Gabriel. Marino moved to Pinellas County after 17 years as chief legal counsel to Hillsborough County sheriff. He previously served on the staff of the Mayor of Baltimore, handling public safety and emergency management programs. Marino has served as city attorney for several Pinellas and Pasco county and cities and as a hearing officer for the public transportation commission and emergency medical planning council in Hillsborough County. In addition, he serves as legal counsel for several of the nations leading law enforcement organizations. For more information, call Casey Cox at 572-9119 or visit www.largorepublicans.com. Concert to promote cyberbullying awareness LARGO Gulf Coast Giving has received a first-ever proclamation from the Pinellas County School Board and Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners recognizing Sept. 23 to 27 as Cyberbullying Awareness Week. As part of the week, Gulf Coast Giving will be hosting a STOP, BLOCK, TELL concert celebration featuring local professional artists on Friday, Sept. 27, 6 to 9 p.m., at Madeira Beach Fundamental School, 591 Tom Stuart Causeway, Redington Shores. The event, free for Pinellas schools and the community-at-large, will include food, games, contests, vendors, local celebrities, favorite team mascots and more. Gulf Coast Giving hopes to inspire cyberbullying awareness and suicide prevention and intervention efforts across schools and homes of Pinellas County. As technology use increases, the risks and dangers of cyberbullying also increase. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per year, according to the Center for Disease Control. Bully victims are between 2 to 9 times more likely to consider suicide than non-victims. These efforts are designed to help the community make the strides it needs to move forward with technology in a positive way. Gulf Coast Giving is a 501(c)(3) charity, located at 12597 Walsingham Road, Suite 2 in Largo, whose main mission is to provide schools and nonprofit organizations with needed technology equipment and training while increasing cyberbullying awareness to build integrity when using interactive technologies. Visit www.GulfCoastGiving.org/awareness. To partner or make a donation in the effort, email Jessica@GulfCoastGiving.org or call 5173839, ext. 1205. Business sponsorship opportunities are available. Help solve crimesReport crime anonymously and be eligible for an award through Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County. Call 800-873-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.crimestoppersofpi nellas.org. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


Community 13A Leader, September 12, 2013 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 12:10 Saturday 8:00 am CONFESSION SCHEDULE: Monday & Wednesday 11:40 am Noon 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)070413 Chu rch and Temple Di rectoryTell the Public About Your Services Call 397-5563L Christ Community Presbyterian Church {PCA}Discovering Christs hope in a loving community. SUNDAY SCHOOL..........................................................................................9:30am SUNDAY SERVICE..........................................................................................10:30am WEDNESDAY PRAYER MEETING.................................................................7:00pm 2310 Nursery Road, Clearwater ccpconline.org082213727.530.1770 Pastor Bob Brubaker 081513 A Division of Florida Dermatology and Skin Cancer Specialist.Dont Wait To See One Of Americas Top Dermatologists! Accepting most insurance plans. armstrongderm.com9170 Oakhurst Rd. Suite 1 Seminole 727.517.3376 Dr.s Todd Clarkson and Donald Collins remain committed to maintaining the standards and traditions of excellence their patients expect and deserve.our physicians and three Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners work out of 2 office locations. Our East Bay Medical Center offers visits during Lunchtime hours to better meet your scheduling needs.F F2 Con ven ie n t Locatio n s to Bette r Se r ve 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 FAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINEFAMILY PRACTICE &INTERNAL MEDICINE010313 11350 66th St. N., Largo 727-538-7771Theres A Comfort Keeper Close ByCovering All Of Pinellas CountyWe provide non-medical in-home care such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, and companionship to help people maintain quality, independent lives in the comfort of their own homes. WWW.COMFORTKEEPERS.COMNO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE, Diane Genovese OwnerT R A N S I T I O N A N D R E H A B S U P P O R T C A R E S E R V I C E S T r a n s p o r t a t i o n : Available at discharge to drive client home Drive client to follow-up doctor appointments Transport client for miscellaneous errands (grocery store, pharmacy, social events) H o m e p r e p a r a t i o n : The Comfort Keeper will have the home ready to return to: vacuumed, dusted, dishes washed, laundry clean and folded, even if the patient left home unexpectedly and home is disorderly Coordinate installation of new equipment such as hand rails, tub benches, etc. Pick up any durable medical equipment (walkers, rails, shower benches, wheelchairs, etc.) Help organize all accumulated mail Have fresh linens ready for first night home in comfort of their own bed Re-stock kitchen and prepare meals P r e s c r i p t i o n s : Comfort Keeper will pick up all prescriptions prior to client returning home Assist with proper handling of receipts and insurance records Help client get resettled and reorganized in home Communicate to family all pertinent information upon returning home F o l l o w u p a n d C o m m u n i c a t i o n : Work with client to reorient them to home Recognize danger zones and help to modify or eliminate situation (laundry down stairs, uneven flooring, rugs etc.) Encourage and support activities and exercises left by therapy and assist client in incorporating them into daily routine Comfort Keeper will notify appropriate family members of clients return home and keep them apprised of status Will answer all incoming phone calls to alleviate stress on client Help monitor changes in eating, sleeping, etc. Help maintain consistency in eating, exercise, etc. 091213Most people prefer to heal and mend in their own homes. But after surgery or a significant medical procedure, the excitement of being home can often be replaced with an understanding of how challenging the rehabilitation process can be, physically, mentally and emotionally. Comfort Keepers can help during the process. From the point of being discharged from the hospital or facility to the end of recovery and beyond, Comfort Keepers can help.Recovery and Rehabilitation In Your Own HomeForum on immigration set at St. Petersburg CollegeSEMINOLE Immigration reform, one of todays most hotly-debated issues, will be the focus of a forum Thursday, Sept. 19, 6 to 8:15 p.m., at the Seminole campus of St. Petersburg College. Immigration: Is the Melting Pot Boiling Over? will kick off the fall season of The Village Square dinner series sponsored by SPCs Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions. Media sponsors include the Tampa Bay Times and WEDU. The program is planned as Congress grapples with competing views on how to deal with the problems associated with more than 11 million undocumented immigrants in this country. A comprehensive reform bill passed the Democratically-controlled Senate in June by a wide margin, but the Republican-controlled House is reluctant to take up the Senate bill. Many Republicans favor a piecemeal approach, first securing the nations borders, then addressing the problem of how to deal with the millions of undocumented immigrants already here. A distinguished panel will discuss the pros and cons of the two approaches to resolving the debate. They include: Tim Curtis, chairman of the Tampa 912 Project, representing the anti-immigration point of view Edwin Enciso, coordinator for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Now, based in Tampa, representing the pro-immigration point of view Tara Newsom, associate professor of social and behavioral sciences, St. Petersburg College. The moderator will be Rob Lorei, news and public affairs director of WMNF radio and host of the weekly news review show on WEDU-TV Florida This Week. The Village Square is a forum for non-partisan debate of key state and national issues. Past programs have focused on gun control, climate change, FCAT and testing, and American civil liberties. Reservations for this dinner event are required by Friday, Sept. 13. They may be made online or by mail: Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions, P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733. Admission is $25 for Village Square members and educators, $30 for guests and $20 for students. For more information, please call the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at 394-6251. School briefsElks foundation offers scholarshipsEach year the Elks National Foundation provides $3.74 million for high school seniors and their college education. The foundation will award 500 scholarships to the highest rated applicants. The Most Valuable Student Scholarships range from $4,000 to $50,000 based on financial needs, leadership and scholarship. These applications must be brought to the lodge nearest the applicants home no later than Dec. 6. Legacy Awards are available for 250 children or grandchildren of dues paying Elk members and receive $4,000 each. Applications must be submitted online by Jan. 31, 2014. Emergency Educational Grants are one-year grants up to $4,000 and are renewable for college students of deceased or totally disabled Elks. Applications are available online at www.elks.org/enf/scholars. The Florida Elks Association also offers the HOPE Scholarship. This is also online at www.Floridaelks.org. Dates vary for these scholarships so it will be necessary to check often so you do not forfeit your opportunity to apply. For more information call your nearest Elks Lodge or contact Janet Rogers at jrogers142@tampabay.rr.com.Pinellas student receives statewide scholarshipChelsea Morgan of Palm Harbor is the recipient of the 2013 Jimmy Whitehouse Scholarship Award presented by the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections. The FSASE awards one $1,200 scholarship each year, and this years scholarship is named in memory of a former Highlands County Supervisor of Elections. Nominated by Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark, Morgan is a senior at the University of Florida, majoring in Political Science. She was selected for her exceptional academic achievements, as well as her commitment to not only work toward her own educational and personal goals but to also help others along the way. Her leadership, positive attitude and passion for volunteering were among the qualities Clark recognized in Morgan. The scholarship winner was announced at the FSASE Annual Conference in Marco Island, and Supervisor Clark later presented the check and commemorative certificate to Morgan at the Election Service Center in Largo. I commend Chelsea for her many accomplishments especially her volunteer service with pediatric cancer patients and her work with bone marrow donor registration, Clark said. To register more than 1,800 people in the bone marrow database and to see the results of 10 life-saving matches is phenomenal. Morgans strong motivation for volunteering at Shands Hospital and working with pediatric cancer patients springs from her experience as a cancer survivor herself. These children have a special place in her heart. We are honored for Chelsea to represent Pinellas County and to be selected from among all 67 counties in Florida, Clark said. Scholarship applicants are required to be junior or senior students in a Florida college, registered to vote, and majoring in political science, public administration, business administration, journalism or mass communications. Photo courtesy of ELECTIONS OFFICEChelsea Morgan, left, poses with Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark. Military accomplishmentRenee NassifLARGO Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Renee Nassif along with other sailors assigned aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleets Area of Responsibility after the ship completed a routine transit through the Suez Canal. Nassif is the daughter of Carolyn and James Nassif of Largo. She is a 2010 graduate of Largo High School and joined the Navy in August 2010. The USS Truman is on a scheduled deployment conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. The USS Truman deployed July 22 from Norfolk, Va.Derek ThomasST. PETERSBURG Air Force Airman 1st Class Derek Thomas recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Thomas is the son of Derek Thomas of St. Petersburg. He is a 2009 graduate of Boca Ciega High School, Gulfport. Derek Thomas Melissa Reyes Brianna Price Zachary Nogueras Jeremy BlevinsRyan BrownST. PETERSBURG Army Pfc. Ryan Brown recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Brown is the son of Sheryl Brown of Trenton, and grandson of Anne Brown of St. Petersburg. He is a 2009 graduate of Newberry High School.Jeremy BlevinsSEMINOLE Air Force Airman Jeremy Blevins recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Blevins is the son of Susan Smith of New Port Richey, and Craig Blevins of Seminole. He is a 2010 graduate of Mitchell High School, New Port Richey.Melissa ReyesST. PETERSBURG Air Force Reserve Airman Melissa J. Reyes recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Reyes is the daughter of Victoria and Justino De La Concha of St. Petersburg. She is a 1998 graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, Bayside, N.Y.Christopher LeonardSEMINOLE Navy Midshipman Christopher Leonard recently completed Plebe Summer at the U.S. Navy Academy. Leonard is a 2013 graduate of Osceola Fundamental High School. Plebe Summer began on Induction Day, June 27 and concluded after seven challenging weeks of basic midshipman training. The pressure and rigor of Plebe Summer is carefully designed to help plebes prepare for their first academic year at the Naval Academy and the four years of challenges leading to graduation and commissioning as a Navy or Marine Corps Officer.Brianna PriceST. PETERSBURG Air Force Airman Brianna Price recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Price is the daughter of Shandra Brown of St. Petersburg. She is a 2012 graduate of Gibbs High School.Shaun BunchCLEARWATER Army Pfc. Shaun Bunch has recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Bunch is the son of Arthur Bunch of Clearwater.Zachary NoguerasST. PETERSBURG Air Force Airman Zachary Nogueras graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Nogueras is the son of Staci Nogueras of Tampa, and Alan Nogueras of St. Petersburg. He is a 2012 graduate of Alonso High School, Tampa. Send news to Largo Leader Editor Juliana Torres, Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Email jtorres@TBN weekly.com. or call 397-5563, ext. 324 Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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I know its still blistering hot in the afternoon, but if youve been outside at sunrise lately you can feel the change. The fishing has been great recently with the arrival of our fall baitfish. Opportunistic anglers can keep rods bent for the majority of their day both inshore and offshore. Inshore fishing has been spectacular on the low incoming tide all week. Live chumming with scaled sardines can lead to a malay of fish activity. Everything from jack crevalle to redfish will respond to a steady flow of free sardines. Setting up a long cast away from tidal flat edges will allow you to concentrate your efforts in a high percentage area. Find the pelicans and youre going to find the bait. A quarter-inch castnet will prevent gilling some of the smaller baits. There is also plenty of bait holding on grass flats adjacent to the passes. You can either chum them up with jack mackerel or drift and throw them on the flashes. Offshore, red grouper fishing remains excellent in the 45 to 55 foot range. Target Swiss cheese bottom with either live or dead bait, drifting is your best bet as these areas are vast and the fish can be spread out. Gag grouper are holding in these same depths; however, youll need to find a ledge and anchor up tide of it. Start with the frozen bait to get the fish fired up and then switch to the live once you catch a few.Tyson Wallerstein can be reached at capt.tyson @hotmail.com. Fish TalesCapt. Tyson Wellerstein FWCOS to host show, saleLARGO The Florida West Coast Orchid Society will host its orchid show and sale Friday through Sunday, Oct. 4-6, at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Fall in Love with Orchids is the theme for FWCOS event. Show hours will be Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be eight orchid vendors as well as repotting, supply and plant care booths. Admission will be $5. For information, call Bill Nunez at 813-918-4546.Bromeliad Extravaganza setINDIAN ROCKS BEACH The Florida West Coast Bromeliad Society will host its Bromeliad Extravaganza 2013 Plant Sale on Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Holiday Inn Harbourside, 401 Second St. This years Bromeliad Extravaganza will feature 25 bromeliad sellers from across Florida. This event will offer shoppers an opportunity to buy bromeliads not commonly available. Admission to the sales area is free. For information, visit floridabromeliads.org.Library to host identification classPALM HARBOR The UF/IFAS Pinellas County Master Gardeners and Palm Harbor Library will sponsor a gardening class on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. The free 90-minute class will be offered at 2 and again at 6:15 p.m. Local extension specialist James Stevenson will examine the basics of plant identification, from using simple keys to identifying critical characteristics that will help any would-be botanist in the field. An emphasis will be placed on flowering plants, but ferns also will be discussed. Registration is requested. To register, visit pcelawnandgarden.eventbrite.com or call 582-2603 no later than Oct. 9. Gardening briefs Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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South Pacific is a moving classic filled with wonderful melodies, simultaneously upbeat and heartbreaking. Richard Rodgers composed the musical, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan. It premiered in 1949 on Broadway. Things were different: American audiences were less cynical and less jaded and more charitable and broadminded. Based on stories found in James Micheners Pulitzer Prize-winning Tales of the South Pacific, South Pacific revolves around two romances. It also depicts a burgeoning shift in values that was beginning to change the cultural landscape. Eight OClock Theatre delivers a rousing, engaging South Pacific that reminds audiences that this show is more than a simple love story. South Pacific runs through Sept. 22. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $25.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. The action takes place on a small island in the South Pacific during World War II. The American military has been stationed there and is actively trying to dislodge the Japanese from the region. Ensign Nellie Forbush a nurse falls in love with French plantation owner Emile de Becque. Her feelings for him are put to the test when she discovers he has two children and that he was previously married to a Polynesian woman. Nellie wrestles with her own entrenched prejudice. Meanwhile, in a parallel story, LieutenantTheater reviewEight OClock Theatre presents emotional, entertaining South Pacific Photos courtesy of PICTURE THIS OF PALMA CEIAEnsign Nellie Forbush (Sadra Bostick), center, takes center stage during a presentation of The Thanksgiving Follies center, in Eight OClock Theatres production of South Pacific, running through Sept. 22. Joseph Cable falls for Liat, a native islander. Cable from a wealthy Philadelphia family wants to marry her, but cant bring himself to because of his own racial intolerance. The dual romances play out in the timeless, soaring music of Rodgers and the eloquent lyrics of Hammerstein songs such as Some Enchanted Evening and Younger Than Springtime. The productions keynote address on the theme of racism is supplied by the song Youve Got to Be Carefully Taught, a piece that carries as much relevance today as it did 60-odd years ago. Director Linda Woodruff Weir readily acknowledges that the theme remains topical in her notes. I think that South Pacific is as relevant today as it was when it was first written over 50 years ago, she writes. The music is timelessAmerican servicemen congregate around a boars tooth bracelet held by Luther Billis (Stephan Bielawski), in South Pacific. See REVIEW, page 3B Diversions Events Movies ClassiedsLargo Leader, Section B, September 12, 2013 Visit www.TBNweekly.com The Power of Knowledge ... 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The electronic dance music duo consisting of Neil Tennant on vocals, keyboards and guitar and Chris Lowe on keyboards, have sold more than 50 million records worldwide. The three-time Brit Award winners and sixtime Grammy nominees have achieved 42 Top 30 singles and 22 Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart including four No. 1 hits: West End Girls, Its a Sin, Always on My Mind and Heart. Y e s t e r d a y z e performing at the 17th annual Music in the Park, Friday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m., at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road, Seminole. Yesterdayze plays music from the 1960s. The two-hour concert is the second of six on consecutive Friday nights at the park. Performances run 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is free to all performances. Parking, also free, is available in the park and in a larger lot west of the park between Old Oakhurst Road and the Pinellas Trail. Attendees are invited to bring chairs and blankets. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. I n t e r n a t i o n a l F o o d F e s t i v a l Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14-15, at 15004 Madeira Way, Madeira Beach. Hours will be Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chefs who have a love for cooking and great pride in their heritage will prepare the wonderful cuisine of many cultures. Attendees will have an opportunity to sample different entrees, mouth-watering desserts and exotic beverages. Individual vendors selling handcrafted items, unique clothing, music, and an array of fine arts and crafts as well as unique import goods will tempt shoppers. For information, visit suzieking.com. L o r e t t a L y n n Saturday, Sept. 14, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 893-7832 or visit TheMahaffey.com. This country music legend brings her voice and a womans point of view to The Mahaffey Theater for a one-night show. Millions who have read her 1976 biography or saw the 1980 film treatment of Coal Miners Daughter know that Lynn grew up in poverty in Kentucky, married Oliver Doolittle Lynn at the age of 13, and had four children by the age of 18. She began singing around the house while doing chores, was given a guitar by Doo and learned how to play it and wrote her own songs. Her first song, Im a Honky Tonk Girl, became a hit in 1960 and a year later, she was singing regularly at the Grand Ole Opry. Over her 53-year career, Lynn has amassed various Female Vocalist of the Year trophies, BMI songwriting honors, Gold record plaques and multiple Grammy awards. 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Offer expires 9-30-13090513 Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010. S t e e l y D a n Saturday, Sept. 14, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $79. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Legendary jazz-rock icons Walter Becker and Donald Fagen have announced that Steely Dan will hit the road again in 2013, taking their Mood Swings: 8 Miles To Pancake Day Tour to more than four dozen stops throughout North America. The tour includes a stop at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Sept. 14. Concertgoers can expect an evening of the same high level of musical excellence that garnered raves from fans and critics alike. Onstage, Donald and Walter will be joined by eight brilliant supporting musicians, now appearing as The Bipolar Allstars, featuring Keith Carlock on drums, Freddie Washington on bass, Jim Beard on keyboards, and Jon Herington on guitar, along with The Borderline Brats three sublime, soulful songbirds. Together, they will treat audiences to selections from The Dans extraordinary four-decade catalog, rich with infectious tunes, bodacious harmonies, irresistible grooves, and sleek, subversive lyrics, punctuated by blazing solo work and rich ensembles. As always with the adventurous Fagen and Becker, a few surprises may be in store as well. TOP FIVE, from page 1B Looking Ahead Looking AheadLargo C o l i n H a y Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m., at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $34.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Best known as the lead singer for the platinum selling Australian band Men At Work and his 11 solo albums, Colin Hay is happy to announce his 2013 Finding My Dance World Tour coming to the Largo Cultural Center. The Largo performance is one of only three dates scheduled for Florida in 2013. B e n n y G o o d m a n s 7 5 t h A n n i v e r s a r y T r i b u t e presented by the Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra; Wednesday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Jazz clarinetist and Benny Goodman alumnus Ken Peplowski is featured with the highly acclaimed Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra in celebrating the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodmans historical 1938 Carnegie Hall concert. This historic and revolutionary performance claimed a new place for jazz on the American cultural scene and has come to be seen as the most important jazz concert in history. This incredible evening of music will feature numerous classics from Goodmans historic 1938 performance, including Dont Be That Way, Memories of You and the iconic Sing, Sing, Sing. G a r y W r i g h t Friday, Oct. 4, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $34.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Wrights hit song Dream Weaver has been featured in many movies including the Waynes World feature film, The People vs. Larry Flynt and Toy Story 3. Wright has continued to have success on the Billboard charts with Really Wanna Know You in 1981 and in 1986, he contributed the song Hold On to Your Vision on the soundtrack of Sylvester Stallones movie Cobra. Better By You, Better Than Me, a song written by Wright, was also covered by Judas Priest on their 1978 album Stained Class. Wright has continued to produce and create records through the decades and you may have seen him recently in 2008 and 2010 touring with Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band. F i f t h a n n u a l L a s V e g a s C a s i n o N i g h t Saturday, Oct. 5, 6 to 10 p.m., at the Armed Forces History Museum, 2050 34th Way N., Largo. Tickets for the fundraiser are $35 for casino and $75 for the Texas Hold em Tournament if purchased before Sept. 16. Tickets after Sept. 16 will be $40 for casino and $80 for the tournament. Call 539-8371 or visit www.armedforcesmuseum.com. The event will feature a full dinner buffet from Orange Blossom Catering, as well as blackjack, roulette, craps, slot machines, poker, a Texas Hold em Tournament, silent auction, Chinese auction, prizes and more. This fundraiser benefits the museums community outreach and youth education programs as well as the museums mission to honorably preserve the history and memories of the military and its veterans. L i t t l e S h o p o f H o r r o r s by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken; Oct. 10 through Nov. 3, at New Stage Theatre, inside Country Day World School, 11650 131st St. N., Largo. For performance times and ticket information, call 813-817-2585 or visit newstagelargo.org. A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon Audrey II grows into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore who offers him fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite, finally revealing itself to be an alien creature poised for global domination. A m b r o s i a Sunday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Ambrosia, five-time Grammy nominee in 1970s and early 1980s, had five Top 40 hit singles including Biggest Part of Me, How Much I Feel and Youre the Only Woman. Opening the show will be Twinkle Schascle and her band. Twinkle is an international singer-songwriter who released her first debut album, Haunted By Real Life, through Warner Brothers and was produced by songwriter Patrick Leonard. The album garnered much attention on the pop and jazz charts. Her music video, Cant Get Love With Money was featured on VH1 where she was a guest VJ on the Top 21 countdown.Clearwater S e v e n B r i d e s f o r S e v e n B r o t h e r s with book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, music by Gene de Paul, Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn, and lyrics by Johnny Mercer, Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn; through Sept. 22, at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $26 for adults and $13 for students. Call 446-1360 or visit www.franciswilsonplayhouse.org. Goin courtin has never been as much fun as in this rip-roaring stage production. It tells the story of Millie, married and living in the Oregon wilderness in 1850, who plans to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law. W e d d i n g S e c r e t s a comedy by Joe Starzyk presented by West Coast Players, Sept. 20 through Oct. 6, at West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $17. Call 437-2363 or visit www.wcplayers.org. Bill and Susan are a young couple who meet, have a whirlwind courtship and marry. However, their families have never met the respective spouses, so the couple allows the families to believe they have only become engaged. Once the families gather, everyone elses secrets come to life: money problems, medical problems, divorces, teenage rebellion, horrible dating choices and a strange relative living in the basement. This comedy deals with change and family dramas. A r s e n i c a n d O l d L a c e by Joseph Kesselring; Oct. 10-20, at Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students. Call 446-1360 or visit www.franciswilsonplayhouse.org. The comedy revolves around the Brewster family, an eccentric, disturbed and frequently murderous bunch. Mix two spinsters with lonely old men, stir in a lethal concoction and you have the recipe for a funny plot.St. Petersburg M a z e f e a t u r i n g F r a n k i e B e v e r l y Friday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $49.50. Call 893-7832 or visit TheMahaffey.com. Maze, a soul/quiet storm band established in the early 1970s, will perform. Formerly known as The Butlers and later Raw Soul with the multi-talented Frankie Beverly as songwriter, record producer, arranger, singer, keyboardist and guitarist, the band became Maze after an introduction to Marvin Gaye, who featured them as an opening act. The 1976 release of their first album, Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly, yielded a string of hit singles that included Lady of Magic and Workin Together. The late s and early s brought best-selling albums, Golden Time of Day, Inspiration and Joy and Pain with chart-topping singles, Traveling Man, Feel that Youre Feeling, Joy and Pain, Look in Your Eyes and Southern Girl. Three of the songs on their next album, Live in New Orleans, landed on the United States R&B chart, Running Away, Before I Let Go and We Need to Live, establishing their reputation and popularity in both America and the United Kingdom. The release of Silky Soul in 1989, plus Back to Basics in 1993, attained gold disc status. A r t i e L a n g e Saturday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m., at The Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $32.50. Call 893-7832 or visit TheMahaffey.com. Lange is a comedian, actor, writer, producer, entrepreneur and radio personality who finds humor observing life and telling stories. He is currently hosting The Artie Lange Show, broadcast locally on WHPT-FM, 102.5 the Bone. The Fox News Radio show is an offshoot of The Nick and Artie Show that he launched with comedian Nick DiPaolo in 2011. Before that, Lange was a popular regular on The Howard Stern Show for nine years. His memoir, Too Fat to Fish, became a New York Times best seller. Lange gained a reputation as a class clown in school and performed his first stand-up routine when 19. He got his start in the comedy clubs of New York City where he helped create Live on Tape, the popular sketch comedy group, and wrote and performed with troupes such as Midnight Madness and The Improvables. His breakout work with Live on Tape landed him his debut television role as one of the original series regulars on Foxs Mad TV.Tampa S i g u r R s Monday, Oct. 7, 8 p.m., at the USF Sun Dome, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Sun130, Tampa. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 800-7453000 or visit Ticketmaster.com. Sigur Rs is an Icelandic ambient/post-rock band from Reykjavik. 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But the two love stories are even more urgent as they draw us into the everpresent discussion of race and prejudice. Eight OClock Theatre audiences will find themselves immersed in the spectacle of South Pacific. The production features a talented, enthusiastic cast including a number of EOT veterans such as Rand Smith, Sadra Bostick and Nick Abounader. The meticulously constructed set and colorful, stylish backdrop certainly helps establish the milieu. James Grenelles marvelously adaptable choreography is exuberant and sprightly when appropriate, slick and stirring at other moments. Its during the lively, studiously choreographed numbers like There Is Nothing Like a Dame and Honey Bun that the show scores some of its most memorable moments. The dominant love story, between Ensign Nellie Forbush and Emile De Becque, is made compelling by leads Smith and Bostick. Bosticks Nellie is suitably charming with her rural Arkansas accent. She doesnt play it too cute her Nellie may be a bit nave, but shes no pushover. Vocally, she demonstrates her talent in numbers such as Im Gonna Wash That Man Right Out Outa My Hair and Im in Love with a Wonderful Guy. Nick Abounader portrays Lieutenant Joseph Cable, delivering a credible performance of a man struggling with indoctrinated bigotry. The production boasts two standout performances. Mona Lim plays Bloody Mary. Lim imbues the character with bawdy charisma. Stephan Bielawski plays Seabee Luther Billis, the comedic central core of the musical. Bielawski underscores the importance of the character the kind of noble, wheeling-dealing everyman who keeps the world moving, keeps the crowd smiling and gets the job done no matter the odds and obstacles. Two other supporting actresses must be praised: Emiles daughters Ngana and Iritana are played by Kiersten Steagall and Kortney Steagall, both age 7. The two have been performing since age 3. They do an outstanding job on stage. Eight OClock Theatres production of South Pacific is gorgeous and entertaining. It evokes the optimism of another era and gives a glimpse of the societal transformation that was just beginning. Despite the fact that some of the material is dated, the love stories in South Pacific remain emotionally stirring and the theme of racism is certainly relevant. Photo courtesy of PICTURE THIS OF PALMA CEIARand Smith and Sadra Bostick star in Eight OClock Theatres production of South Pacific, running through Sept. 22.Opening this weekendInsidious: Chapter 2 hits theaters; De Niro, Pfeiffer star in The Family Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:The FamilyGenre: Acton, comedy and drama Cast: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, John DLeo and Domenick Lombardozzi Director: Luc Besson Rated: R In the dark action comedy The Family, a Mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the Witness Protection Program after snitching on the mob. Despite Agent Stansfields (Tommy Lee Jones) best efforts to keep them in line, Fred Blake (Robert De Niro), his wife Maggie (Michelle Pfeiffer) and their children, Belle (Dianna Agron) and Warren (John DLeo), cant help resorting to old habits by handling their problems the family way. Chaos ensues as their former Mafia cronies try to track them down and scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings, in this subversively funny film by Luc Besson.Insidious Chapter 2Genre: Horror Cast: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, Ty Simpkins, Barbara Hershey, Danielle Bisutti, Michael James Grise and Lindsay Seim Director: James Wan Rated: PG-13 A haunted family struggles to uncover a terrifying secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world in Insidious: Chapter 2, the latest nerve-twisting horror thriller from director James Wan and screenwriter Leigh Whannell.The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.Mademoiselle CGenre: Documentary Cast: Carine Roitfeld, Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld, Sarah Jessica Parker, Donatella Versace, Kate Upton and Diane von Furstenberg Director: Fabien Constant Not rated Carine Roitfeld ran French Vogue for 10 years, building a reputation as one of fashions most influential movers. Her inner circle of friends includes Donatella Versace, Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld, Mario Testino, Riccardo Tisci, Diane Von Furstenberg, and Alexander Wang. Yet few people outside the fashion world have heard of her ... until now. Mademoiselle C chronicles Roitfelds launch of her new magazine, CR Fashion Book. It gives a rare inside glimpse at the inner workings not only of Roitfelds professional world but also her personal life. It is a film about transition, letting the audience watch as she moves to New York, starts a new business, and prepares to become a grandmother. And of course, its filled with the models, celebrities, and eccentric personalities that make the fashion world so entertaining.Blue CapriceGenre: Drama and thriller Cast: Isaiah Washington, Tequan Richmond, Joey Lauren Adams, Tim Blake Nelson and Leo Fitzpatrick Director: Alexandre Moors Rated: R The striking feature film debut of writer-director Alexandre Moors, Blue Caprice is a harrowing yet restrained psychological thriller about an abandoned boy lured to America into the shadows of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by true events, Blue Caprice investigates the notorious and horrific Beltway sniper attacks from the point of view of the two perpetrators, whose distorted father-son relationship facilitated their long and bloody journey across America. Marked by captivating performances by Isaiah Washington and Tequan Richmond, lyrical camerawork, and a unique and bold structure, Blue Caprice documents the mechanisms that lead its subjects to embrace physical violence. The film paints a riveting portrait of 21st-century America and a haunting depiction of two cold-blooded killers that will endure long after the lights come up.Harry Dean Stanton: Partly FictionGenre: Documentary Cast: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Wim Wenders, Sam Shepard, Kris Kristofferson and Deborah Harry Director: Sophie Huber Not rated Adopt Films Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction showcases an iconic actor in his intimate moments, with film clips from some of his 250 films and his own heartbreaking renditions of American folksongs. Lensed in color and black and white by Seamus McGarvey, the film explores the actors enigmatic outlook on his life, his unexploited talents as a musician, and includes scenes with David Lynch, Wim Wenders, Sam Shepard, Kris Kristofferson and Debbie Harry.InformantGenre: Documentary Cast: Brandon Darby and Scott Crow Director: Jamie Meltzer Not rated Winner of Best Documentary at the 2012 Doc NYC Festival, Informant is a fascinating, gripping portrait of Brandon Darby, a radical activist turned FBI informant who has been alternately vilified and deified. In 2005, Darby became an overnight hero when he traveled to Katrina-devastated New Orleans and braved toxic floodwaters to rescue a friend stranded in the Ninth Ward. Soon after, he co-founded Common Ground, a successful grassroots relief organization. But over the next few years, he began hiding a shocking secret. After two young protestors were arrested at the 2008 Republican National Convention, Darby revealed he had been instrumental in the indictment as an FBI informant. The only film with access to Darby since his public confession, Informant meticulously constructs a picture of his life before and after the death threats through interviews and tense reenactments starring Darby himself. Darbys version of events is accompanied and often contradicted by evidence from acquaintances and expert commentators on various points along the political spectrum, posing complicated questions about trust and the nature of reality. WadjdaGenre: Drama Cast: Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed and Abdullrahman Algohani Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour Rated: PG Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, a neighborhood boy she shouldnt be playing with, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. She wants the bicycle desperately so that she can beat Abdullah in a race. But Wadjdas mother wont allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girls virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself. At first, Wadjdas mother is too preoccupied with convincing her husband not to take a second wife to realize whats going on. And soon enough Wadjdas plans are thwarted when she is caught running various schemes at school. Just as she is losing hope of raising enough money, she hears of a cash prize for a Koran recitation competition at her school. She devotes herself to the memorization and recitation of Koranic verses, and her teachers begin to see Wadjda as a model pious girl. The competition isnt going to be easy, especially for a troublemaker like Wadjda, but she refuses to give in. She is determined to continue fighting for her dreams.For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly.com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the left-side menu. Photo by JESSICA FORDEMichelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro star in Relativity Medias The Family. Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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After an $8 million renovation, the Capitol Theatre will be a state-of-the-art theater and the crown jewel in downtown Clearwater. We will offer the same diverse, top-notch programming in this intimate venue that patrons of Ruth Eckerd Hall have come to expect. Tickets to all shows went on sale to the general public Aug. 2. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Capitol Theatre is at 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Following is a summary of Capitol Theatres inaugural season: M i c h a e l M c D o n a l d : This Christmas An Evening of Holiday and Hits, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $82. With a career that encompasses five Grammy Awards, numerous chart successes, personal and professional accolades, as well as collaborations with some of the worlds most prominent artists, Michael McDonald remains an enduring force in popular music. From s-era Doobie Brothers classics such as What A Fool Believes and solo hits like I Keep Forgettin through two highly-acclaimed Motown covers albums and recent genre-busting guest spots with alternative buzz bands Grizzly Bear and Holy Ghost, McDonald is an artist whose work is both timeless and everevolving. S i n b a d Thursday, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $39. Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the top 100 standup comedians of all time, Sinbad arrived on the comedy scene with a hit em in the face style of comedy that has kept audiences laughing in the aisles for over the past two decades. He freely admits that he doesnt know any jokes, except for the ones that his dad told him back in the day. The basis of his humor comes from everyone he meets, everything hes seen and everything hes done. R o c k a p e l l a Friday, Dec. 20, 8 p.m. Tickets start at $30. The worlds most loved five-man contemporary pop vocal phenomenon is known for its astonishing live performances and Rockapellas holiday show is a must see event. With their completely original take on the holidays, Rockapella creates a light-hearted and unforgettable holiday experience as they travel the country spreading musical holiday cheer. From unique takes on classic favorites to brand new originals destined to become classics, audiences of all ages can expect to be charmed by a holiday performance like no other. K a t h a r i n e M c P h e e Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $50. Actress and Columbia recording artist Katharine McPhee spent the past two years shooting the highly anticipated Steven Spielberg/NBC TV series Smash in New York City. McPhee is currently in the studio working on her next solo record, due out later this year. McPhees self-titled debut album exploded on the Billboard 200 and was the best charting debut for a female artist within a two-year period. She has co-starred in the hit Adam Sandler comedy House became the first recording artist in the history of the Academy Awards to have two nominated movie themes in a given year: Through The Eyes Of Love and The Promise. She won the Grammy Award for Best Female Vocalist in 1982 singing You Should Hear How She Talks About You. Manchester has composed music for the animated feature The Great Mouse Detective and wrote the scores for the musical I Sent A Letter To My Love and for Lady And The Tramp II, the sequel to the Disney animated classic. She also co-wrote the radio mainstays Midnight Blue, Come In From The Rain and Whenever I Call You Friend. E d w i n M c C a i n Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $35. For the guy who always dreamed of a life on the road, McCains massive pop hits Ill Be and I Could Not Ask For More were like pulling into glamorous, exciting towns along his never-ending tour. They were life changing and sent him off with incredible memories and nifty souvenirs but were always just a part of the journey, not the destination. By the time his vocals kick in, its clear that this is no ordinary troubadour on the club circuit. This is the voice that is romance incarnate, has launched a thousand marriages and stirred up Southern soul for more than 20 years. D a v e M a s o n s T r a f f i c J a m Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 8 p.m. Tickets start at $49. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, songwriter and legendary guitarist Dave Mason has been making music since the age of 18 when he teamed up with fellow England native Steve Winwood to form the band Traffic. Since then he has penned dozens of hits such as Feelin Alright and We Just Disagree. He has been linked with numerous other members of rock and roll elite, including Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling and is widely regarded as one of the greatest stand-up comics of all time. Now more popular than ever, Mason combines pungent political satire, insightful observations on the foibles of modern life, and impeccable timing to create material that leaves audiences laughing until they cry and critics raving show after show. N e w O r l e a n s O w n D u k e s o f D i x i e l a n d Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, 2 p.m. Tickets start at $35. The oldest continuing Dixieland band (the original configuration of this group dates back to 1949, the current band to 1974), these globe-trotting jazz ambassadors from the heart of the Big Easy blow traditional Dixieland into the 21st century, weaving strands of pop, gospel and country with authentic New Orleans sounds. The Dukes of Dixieland embody 39 years of tradition, offering jazz as its meant to be: both durable and flexible. Strong tradition, new ground, great sounds thats what the Dukes of Dixieland bring to audiences, whether theyre performing in concert halls or offering dinner cruises on the Steamboat Natchez. J a y L e n o Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, 8 p.m. Tickets start at $85. Direct from wrapping up his legendary late night career, Jay Leno returns to the area for the first time in more than 20 years for a unique experience in the intimate setting of the Capitol Theatre. Named Americas Favorite TV Personality in the 2009 Harris Poll, Leno is best known as Americas late night leader for almost two decades. In 2001, he traveled to Bosnia, where he performed for military troops associated with the war in Afghanistan. He also traveled to Aviano, Italy in 1995 to entertain military troops associated with the peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia. He remains passionate about performing in front of live audiences and appears regularly in Las Vegas, on college campuses around the United States and in other venues. P a v l o Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $29.50. Supported throughout his career by PBS, Pavlos ninth album, Six String Blvd., incorporates the worlds most exotic instruments into his classic Mediterranean sound. Influenced by his travels, he utilizes the Chinese ehru; the Portuguese guitarra; the Arabic flute; the Indian sitar and the Greek bouzouki. Pavlo has come full circle since he introduced his Mediterranean brand in 1998, once again recording an all-instrumental album. With all brand-new compositions, this album highlights Pavlos unmatched ability to melodically unite world instruments into his sound seamlessly, all the while staying true to his distinct Mediterranean guitar signature. M e l i s s a M a n c h e s t e r Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45. Melissa Manchester starred in the national tours of Andrew Lloyd Webbers Music Of The Night and Song And Dance. In 1980, she Stones, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Rita Coolidge, Leon Russell, Ron Wood and Mama Cass Elliot. Mason has been performing to sold-out audiences for years and has sold millions of recordings worldwide. T o m m y E m m a n u e l Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 8 p.m. Long one of Australias most respected and best-loved musicians, his award-winning career now spans five decades and multiple genres including jazz, rock, blues and country. He is known for his distinctive finger style playing, using all 10 fingers a technique he was inspired to try after hearing his hero, the legendary Chet Atkins, play in the early 1960s. In 1996, he and Atkins jointly recorded the album The Day The Finger Pickers Took Over The World, for which Emmanuel received his first of two Grammy nominations. In 1999, at the 15th annual Chet Atkins Appreciation Society Convention, Atkins presented Emmanuel with a coveted Certified Guitar Player Award, an honor the Nashville icon bestowed on only four other guitarists before his death in 2001. W o m e n o f I r e l a n d Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 3 and 6 p.m. Tickets start at $35. The next generation of Irelands world champion dancers and some of Irelands finest female performers bring Irish and Celtic music when they return to the Capitol Theatre. This energetic, compelling and innovative concert production shares Irish music, song and dance, and a wealth of Irish talent. B o b N e w h a r t Saturday, March 1, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $50. Bob Newharts career has spanned two successful television shows and 14 feature films. Newhart has sold millions of albums worldwide and still performs to sell-out crowds all over the country. Fans flock to his live performances to hear such Newhart standards as The Driving Instructor, Sir Walter Raleigh and The Submarine Commander. These timeless classics are enjoyed by young and old alike in sold-out concert halls across America. D o n M c l e a n Friday, March 7, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45. Don McLean is one of Americas most enduring singersongwriters and is forever associated with his classic hits American Pie and Vincent (Starry Starry Night). Since first hitting the charts in 1971, Mclean has amassed more than 40 gold and platinum records world-wide and, in 2004, was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. His songs have been recorded by artists from every musical genre, most notably Madonnas No. 1 recording of American Pie in 2000 and George Michaels version of The Grave in 2003. G i n o V a n n e l l i Saturday, March 8, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $55. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Vannelli studied music at McGill University. After a stint in New York City, Vannelli and his brothers went to Los Angeles, California where they were signed by Herb Albert and A&M Records. In 1974, People Gotta Move made it to No. 22 on the Billboard Top 100. Vannelli won Canadas Juno Award for Best Male Artist in 1976 and 1979. In April 1981, Living Inside Myself was on Billboards Top 100 at No. 6. Vannellis additional recordings of the 1980s include Nightwalker and Big Dreamers Never Sleep. In 1990, Inconsolable Man received excellent reviews. On Vannellis CD Yonder Tree, he pays homage to his roots in jazz; additional recordings of the 1990s include Live in Montreal and Slow Love. Vannellis latest CD, The Best And Beyond, contains re-workings of his Top 10 hits, which catapulted him to the world stage. M i c h a e l B o l t o n Monday, March 10, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $72. An unforgettable evening with Michael Bolton, the multi-Grammy Award-winning, iconic voice on more than 53 million records sold, with hits like When a Man Loves a Woman, How Am I Supposed to Live Without You, Time, Love and Tenderness, How Can We Be Lovers and Georgia on my Mind. J o a n R i v e r s Friday, March 14, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $65. An entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent, Joan Rivers is an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy Award-winning television talk show host, Tony Award-nominated actress, bestselling author, playwright, screenwriter, film director, columnist, lecturer, syndicated radio host, jewelry designer, cosmetic company entrepreneur, and red carpet fashion laureate. Her continued relevance is made clear by her growing group of more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter. Above all things, however, Rivers is a proud mother and grandmother. A a r o n N e v i l l e & D i r t y D o z e n B r a s s B a n d Saturday, March 15, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $52. Aaron Neville, whose recent PBS special showcases him as one of the worlds finest singers, is revisiting the music he grew up with and adding a few new spins along the way with his latest record My True Story. Nevilles first release for Blue Note Records is a collection of 12 classic doo-wop numbers, performed in his utterly inimitable vocal style and co-produced by Blue Note president Don Was and Keith Richards. Bunny and co-starred in episodes of CSI-NY, Community and The Family Guy. McPhee was featured on two hit PBS specials: Foster and Friends and Chris Botti in Boston alongside Sting, Andrea Bocelli and John Mayer. C h r i s B o t t i Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $69. Impressions, trumpeter Chris Bottis 2012 Columbia Records CD, is the latest in a stellar parade of albums starting with 2004s When I Fall In Love. Botti followed with To Love Again, Italia and the CD/DVD Chris Botti In Boston. His music has made him a jazz favorite and lead to numerous sensational PBS specials. Add to that a Grammy win and three No. 1 albums on Billboards Jazz Albums listings have firmly established him as the worlds largest selling jazz instrumentalist. D o n W i l l i a m s Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $65. They came to call Don Williams the Gentle Giant in the decades he was a dominating country hit maker, recording hits like Good Ole Boys Like Me and Til The Rivers Run Dry. He earned his nickname because of his unique blend of commanding presence and that laid-back, easy style that has appealed to adult men and women alike cutting across national and genre boundaries. If those personal and musical qualities stood out strongly across the 1970s, the s and the s, they are all the more distinctive in 2012, when so many country and pop records seem to work as check-off lists of somebodys idea of how to be a man, or hard-sell attempts to indicate affection for a woman. Williams has never sounded like he felt the need to sell somebody something or to prove anything. S h a w n C o l v i n Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $35. In an era when female singer-songwriters are ever more ubiquitous, Shawn Colvin stands out as a singular and enduring talent. In the 23 years since the release of her debut album, Colvin has won three Grammy Awards including Record of The Year for the Top 10 hit Sunny Came Home, released nine albums, maintained a nonstop national and international touring schedule, appeared on countless television and radio programs, had her songs featured in major motion pictures, and created a remarkable canon of work. J a c k i e M a s o n Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25. Once in a generation, a performer emerges who is so extraordinary, so brilliant, that he or she becomes the standard to which all others are compared. Jackie Mason is such a performer Photos courtesy of CAPITOL THEATRETop left, Michael McDonald kicks off Capitol Theatres inaugural season on Dec. 18. Top middle, Jay Leno is scheduled to perform Feb. 9, 2014. Top right, Aaron Neville takes the stage March 15, 2014. Below, Sinbad makes a stop at the newly renovated Capitol Theatre Dec. 19. See CAPITOL, page 8B Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved www.tbnweekly.com


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Peacock, Realtor Your ON-SITE Specialist(727)397-2534 MySeminoleGardens.com090513 IMPERIAL POINTWaterfront Unit 2BR/2BA, Enclosed Lanai, in Over 55+ Building. Covered Parking, Activities, $154,900 Lots of Updates in this 1BR/1.5BA, 900+SF Condo. Not Over 55. Move in Ready $79,950Maureen Stilwell Charles Rutenberg Realty (727)458-2246 (727)596-2965091213LARGO, 3BR/2.5BA/2CG 3 Years Old, Plantation Shutters, Patio. Ideally located near Beach, Shopping, Golf Course & Largo Recreation. Call (727)595-2689. 35. Mobile Home Sales SEMINOLE. CLEAN? QUIET? CONVENIENT? EASY TO OWN? YES! Several Homes To Choose From. Starting At $2,000. Background Check Required, $60. Call Now! (727)393-0151 TWELVE OAKS MHP Great Deals On Preowned Mobile Homes. Priced To Sell! Located In the Heart of Beautiful Seminole. Close To Beaches & Shopping. All Residents 55+. No Pets, No Rentals. Call Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM. (727)391-6268. 55. Open HouseLARGO, Super Deal! Sunday, 1-4 Updated kitchen! Price reduced! New CHA. HUGE lot! $157K, 251 20th Street, SW. Dorita Mayeux, (727)204-7736 120. Out of Town SalesLAKE PANASOFFKEE Weekender/ Vacation Great Fishing With Dock, Double-Wide On Double Lot, Great For Vacation & Weekends. New Air Conditioner. $55,000 Firm. (727)667-1647. 145. Unfurnished HousesNEAR BAY PINES VA & Madeira Beach, 3BR/2BA/1CG, Includes Trash Service & Cable. Pets OK. $1,075/Mo. +$1,075 Security. (727)393-1628. Seminole, OAKHURST SHORES Updated 4BR/2BA/2CG, Stainless Steel Appliances, Wood/ Tile Floors, Fenced. $1,500/Mo. +Security. (727)698-3791. LARGO/SEMINOLE 4BR/2BA, New Kitchen, Everything New. Big Yard. 10686 110th Lane. $1,100/month. Call or email (727)455-9720 insurance@tinaphan.net AFFORDABLE EFFICIENT 2BR CBS includes W/S/G/L only $200/week. Pet friendly. All Ages. Gulf Breeze MHP (727)474-1074. 155. Furnished CondosSEMINOLE GARDENS 2BR/1BA, 1,012SF, 55+, 3rd Floor Elevator. $800/Month-Yearly. Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. (727)397-2534 SEMINOLE, VILLA MILAN 2BR/2BA, Rear Screened Porch, 3rd Floor Pool View. No Pets. Annual lease. $800/Month.Guetzlaff Realty(727)204-0829, (727)392-233 160. Unfurnished CondosINDIAN ROCKS, INTRACOASTAL Water View 2BR/2BA. FREE Cable. Pool, Petless, Non-smoking. $1,100/Month. 2 Minutes to IRB. (305)354-6830, (727)596-9656 2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE Magnolia Square by Largo Cultural Center. $750/Mo, Yearly Lease. John Doran Realty, (727)447-9579. FIVE TOWNS, 55+, 2BR/2BA 1,360SF, end unit with balcony overlooking lake. Carport, W/D in unit, Cable, Pool, Clubhouse. $875/month + security. Annual Lease. (727)480-0793 BELLEAIR BLUFFS, IMMACULATE 2BR/1BA, 3rd Floor, Elevator, Carport. Near Shopping/ Beach. No Smoking/Pets. $800/month + security. (727)834-8620 THE GARDENS 55+ Next to Lake Seminole Park. 2BR/2BA, 1,250SF, 2 parking spots. Renovated, all new appliances. Cable, pool, clubhouse & tennis court. Nonsmoking, no pets. $825/mo. annual lease. Call (727)319-6818. BEST VALUE IN SHIPWATCH! 2BR/2BA/1CG, End Unit, No Pets. $1,250/Mo. www.ShipwatchRealty.com Shipwatch Realty, (727)596-6508. Belleair Bluffs: 2525 West Bay Nice, Quiet, Modern, 1BR. First Floor, Pool, Blocks To Beach. $675/Mo. (727)455-1325. HIGHPOINT VILLAGE 2001 24x40, Newly Painted, Carpet & Tile Floors. 3BR/2BA, A/C. $9,500. Call (727)408-4878, (727)408-4962. Affordable 55+ LivingGLENWOOD ESTATES: 5 Star, Land Owned. All 2-3BR/2BA/2CP., Furnished $175/Mo. Maint. 12501 Ulmerton Rd., Largo.Brochures Available At Clubhouse. #5 2/2/2, Lake View, $65,888. #25 Lg 2/2/2, $89,888. #85 2/2/2, $65,888. #109 2/2/2 Completely Refurbished, $89,888. #129 2/2/1 w/Extra Drive, $52,888. For Viewing Call IMapp Realty Group John Doles, 727-510-3331 091213 170. Furnished Apts.AFFORDABLE HOUSING for OEF/OIF Veterans. No Pets Space is limited. Contact Michelle Patrick (727)442-9041, Ext. 161. michellep@ethep.org MADEIRA BEACH: 1BRs & Efficiencies. Fully Equipped. Weekly. No Pets. Includes Utilities. (727)397-4130. CLEARWATER STUDIOStarting at $179/Week. No security. No Credit Check. Free WIFI access. Pets OK. MOVE IN TODAY!! (727)445-7134. precisionpropertymanagement.net MOVE-IN TODAY Studio apartments starting $179/week. Open 24/7. No credit check. No security deposit. Free local phone calls. Wifi. Pets OK. (727)446-6560. precisionpropertymanagement.net 175. Unfurnished Apts.SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+. 1BR Standard, Unfurnished, Annual. No Pets. Nonsmokers Only. Robert G. Castles, P.A. Broker. (727)319-8229 www.SeminoleGarden.com DUNEDIN EFFICIENCY $180/Wkly, Rooms $80/Wkly. CLEARWATER Efficiency, $425/Mo. LARGO Efficiency, $145/Wkly. Most Utilities FREE. Call Or Click 586-2412.com BELLEAIR BLUFFS Deluxe 1-2BRs, 1st-2nd Floor. Overlooking Non-smoking Center Courtyard w/Beautiful Pool. Great Location 1 Block From Shopping & Intracoastal. 2942 West Bay Dr. Res. Mgr. #1 (727)483-4853. BELLEAIR GREENS APTS. 2BR/2BA units on Biltmore Golf Course. Newly renovated. Across from police, rec center. (727)365-6821. EAST BAY/BELCHER, 2BR/1BA Spacious, W/D hook-up. Small fenced yard. Close to shopping. Small dog OK. $820/month. (727)530-0335 185. Beach RentalsINDIAN ROCKS BEACH Cozy, Clean, Furnished Cottages. 1-2BRs starting at: $329/week +tax Steps to Gulf Beach. Pet Friendly. (727)595-3000. www.SunshineCozyCottages.com MADEIRA BEACH EFFICIENCY w/Kitchen, Furnished, Phone, Cable, Laundry, Pool. Across From Beach. No Pets. From $280/Week, FL Residents. 14711 Gulf Blvd. (727)394-0751. FURNISHED/ UNFURNISHED 1-5 Bedrooms Condos, Houses, Duplexes Weekly/ Monthly/ Annual Bob Schmidt, (727)580-9797 Tropical Isles Realty, Inc. (727)593-0744, (800)655-0744. SAND KEY: DANS ISLAND Furnished, 2BR/2BA Condo. Beautiful Intracoastal View! $1,800/Month. Annual. (404)723-5690. IRB 2BR/1BA CORNER Condo, 1st Floor On Intracoastal. Close To Beach & Park. Front Door Parking. Pets Okay. $1,100/Mo. (727)488-1111. IMMACULATE CONDO STUDIO Walk to Indian Rocks Beach! Pool, C/H/A, Nonsmoking, Petless. Vacation/Season/Annual. Starts At $800/mo,Furnished, Utilities Included. (727)742-6455. TERRIFIC GULF VIEWS Redington Shores, Large 2BR/2.5BA, W/D, Patio. Newer Tile, Carpet, Paint Throughout. $1,250/Mo. 18131 Gulf Blvd. Jeff, (727)391-1203. CLEARWATER/ SAND KEY Landmark-1, Gulf-front 2BR/2BA, Intracoastal Views, Nicely Furnished. 24/7 Security. All Amenities. No Pets. Available Short/ Long Term. Available Now. Owner, (813)431-9381, (813)407-1020. ST. PETE BEACH Motel/ Apartments. 1BR/1BA & Efficiencies. $250/Wkly Includes Everything. Drug Free. (727)410-6599 (727)804-4039. 190. Waterfront RentalsISLAND ESTATES 2BR/2BA Condo, Fantastic Water Views, Many Amenities. $1,350/Month, Annual Rental Vangie (727)501-3268, Pappas Realty & Mgmt SAND KEY: 3BR/2BA CONDO $2,375/Mo. Waterfront, Unfurnished, Balcony, W/D, 2,100SF, Parking, Pool. Annual. Call (727)686-2554 IMPERIAL POINT: 1BR/1BA CONDOSunny Close to Pool and Activities. Unfurnished, No Smoking. Annual Lease $725/Month.Maureen Stilwell, Charles Rutenberg Realty (727)458-2246 (727)596-2965 LARGO AUTUMN CHASE 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartment Homes Starting From $575 One Month Free with a 14-Month Lease. Minutes From Beach (727)586-1473 072513SAND KEY, CLEARWATER BCH Furnished 2BR/2BA Condos Available 1-12 Months. Florida Dreams RE Sales & Rentals, Inc. (727)595-5774. SAND KEY Clearwater Beach, Furnished, Large 1BR or 2BR Condo, Pool, Seasonal/ Annual. Monthly Available. Equity Pro Realty, Rosalyn Carlton (727)644-0400. BELLEAIR, 1BR/1BA, GROUND Floor, W/D, Recently Updated, Pool, Close to Shopping, Golf. 10/Minutes to Beach. $1,000/Month. Available January-April. (905)847-7780 200. Vacation RentalsVACATION RENTAL CLEARWATER BEACH/ BELLEAIR BEACH 2700 Gulf Blvd. Gulf Front 1BR/1BA, 2nd Floor, Corner, Overlooks Pool. Beautifully Furnished, King & Pull Out Couch. Weekly/ Monthly, $500/ $1,800. Mark, (727)449-9292 (Office). 210. Mobile Hm. RentalsNEAR BAY PINES VA & Madeira Beach, 1BR w/Florida Room. $555/Month +$300 Security, Includes W/S/G, Cable. Pets OK (727)393-1628. AFFORDABLE CONVENIENT 1+BR includes W/S/G/L only $135/week. Pet friendly. All ages. Gulf Breeze MHP. (727)474-1074 220. Cottage RentalsLARGO, SMALL COTTAGE, 1BR Fully Furnished, Private Patio, Includes All Utilities +Cable. $750/Mo. First, Last, Deposit. Nonsmoking, Petless. (727)584-6161. 225. Duplex/Triplex RentalsLARGO, BY BEACH 3BR/2BA, 1,400+SF, Workshop, $1,150/Mo. 2BR/1BA, $850/Mo. Fenced, Carport. W/S/G, Lawn Included. (727)542-7571. WALK TO BEACH, SHOPPING. 2BR/1BA, W/D, Water, Lawn Care Included. Patio. Available Now! $750/Mo. (727)596-2291. 245. Room For RentSAFE, CLEAN, QUIET. Fully Furnished. Utilities, Cable Included. Deposit, References, ID Required. From $150/Week. (727)547-1199. SEMINOLE, SUS Peace Maker Inn Licensed. Quiet, Furnished, Share House, Pool, B Cable, W/D, All Included. $150/Week and Up. B.G.C. (727)288-1090. LARGO, LARGE PRIVATE, Bedroom and Bathroom, 55+. TV, W/D, Kitchen Privileges. Own Car, References, No Smoking or Drinking. $250/Month. (727)584-8926. 265. Commercial RentalsSTORAGE GARAGES, 12X23 and 23X23 Boat, Trailer, RV Storage. Office/ Warehouse Combo. 1784 N Hercules Ave, Clearwater. (727)422-4995. OFFICE & RETAIL SPACE From $441 Per Month. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. (727)641-6465. LOOKING FOR ACCOUNTANT, CPA, EA, LAWYER OR OTHER who needs small, private, upstairs office in newly refurbished pristine building, 500 area, two separate offices, outside open deck, private rest room and break room area, small conference room downstairs for clients, $750/mo. 36 Tropic Blvd. West, Largo, FL 33770. (727)585-0156, Cell (727)804-5860, Craig M. Cotterman, Fiduciary 300. NoticesFUNDRAISER Please pray for our mother, a local Dunedin resident, diagnosed with Lung Cancer. Please read our story & consider supporting our fundraiser for this most remarkable woman at: gofundme.com/marierandazzo READY, GET SET, GO! January 25, 2014, five Pinellas County Neighborhood Family Centers will be hosting a 5K and 1K run/walk to raise funds for Healthy Kid Programs. Website for details: www.poundthepavement5k.org MISCELLANEOUS PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT DR. JAMES P. CAMPBELL, D/B/A FLORIDA CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEONS, IS CLOSING HIS OFFICE. All patients are being referred to Dr. Hadi Hakki, 10333 Seminole Blvd., Suite 8, Largo, FL 33778. 301. Clinical StudyIRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS) Are Diarrhea and Abdominal Discomfort putting a cramp in your lifestyle? Diarrhea, abdominal discomfort and bloating may be signs of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you have IBS, you may be eligible for a research study enrolling now. If you qualify for this study, you may receive at no no cost: Investigational medication for IBS; study related care from a local doctor; compensation for time and travel. Contact Joann at: Florida Center for Gastroenterology (727)544-1600 or email clinicalstudies@tampabaygi.com for more information. 8250 Bryan Dairy Road, Suite 200, Largo 355. AdoptionARE YOU PREGNANT? A Childless, Married Couple, (in our 30s) seeks to adopt. Will be hands on Mom and devoted Dad. Financially secure. Expenses paid. Nicole & Frank. 1(888)969-6134. FL BAR #150789 CARING AND UNDERSTANDING Teacher and Physician Assistant promise unconditional love and education to child. Expenses paid. Sandy and Clint, (800)968-9851. www.sandyclintadpot.com FL Bar #0474835. 360. Legal ServiceDIVORCES FROM $99 Child Support ModificationPlus Filing Fee & Costs (727)768-2283 410. Massage TherapyLICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST Therapeutic Massage. 20+ Years Experience. Will Make House Calls. Reasonable Rates, $75 For 1-Hour. Bonnie, #MA6760, (305)849-1121. 435. Adult Care & Svcs.CAREGIVER/ CNA: RELIABLE Home Health Care. 28 years experience. Excellent local references. (727)434-1324 I AM A CERTIFIED NURSES AIDE Private Home Care, Companion, Errands, Take to Drs Appts, Healthy Cooking, Acupressure & Reiki, Improve Your Health. European (727)642-6128 485. Help WantedASSISTED LIVING FACILITY Needs Caregiver To Live In & Work. Salary +Room & Board Provided. Background Check. (727)204-6549. EARN $1000s From Home? Be careful of Work-At-Home Schemes. Hidden costs can add up Requirements may be unrealistic. Learn how you can avoid Work-AtHome Scams. Call: Federal Trade Comm. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from Tampa Bay Newspapers and the FTC.62807 THE BARRINGTON IS SEEKING Restaurant Servers morning, afternoon and evening shifts. Apply at: 901 Seminole Blvd., Largo, 33770 or fax resume to: (727)586-1347082213BELLEAIR BLUFFS BARBER Shop Has Booth Available For Rent. Must Have Following. Call (727)584-8181. FASHION JEWELRY STORE Seeks customer service associate. Strong communication skills, computer skills reqd. Must be able to type, must be familiar with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook. $11/hour. Send resume to jobs@billythetree.com START NOW! Local Gulf Beach Market Research Co. Needs 2 Self Motivated People To Work Unsupervised & Follow Directions. Must Work Holidays & Weekends. No Sales, Year-Round Work, In Good Physical Shape & Have Good Communication Skills With General Public. If You Like The Beach This Job Is For You. Must Have Your Own Car & Cell Phone. Call Don (727)710-4826 From 11am-4pm Only. MAINTENANCE For Condo Complex. Plumbing, Drywall, Electical & Painting Experience A Plus. Flexible Hours. Apply At: 9777 62nd Terrace N, St. Pete. 505. Part-Time HelpP/T LIBRARY ASSISTANT I Immediate position available for specialized technical and clerical support duties within our City Library. Exceptional customer service skills required, along with cataloging and circulation systems experience. Must be computer proficient and available to work evenings and Saturdays. For additional information visit our website at www.mygulfport.us. Min. Req.: HS Diploma, supplemented by to years of specific experience in library automation systems. Entry: $9.77 P/H. Background,drug screen, and physical will be conducted. Apply to: City Hall, 2401 53rd Street So,Gulfport, FL or via fax at (727)893-1005. EOE. 520. Sales Help 525. Medical HelpCNAs, HHAs NEEDED FOR Pinellas County Area. Choose Your Hours. $10-15 Per Hour. (727)822-3034 CNAs & HHAs NEEDED. All days and hours. Live-in and Weekend availability a PLUS! Call Griswold Home Care. (727)547-7000 PT RECEPTIONIST NEEDED for Investment Firm in Seminole. Approximately 25 hours per week. Duties include answering telephone, booking appointments & miscellaneous other duties. $11/hour. Email resume to: admin@ajbenware.com090513 120210 RUSSELL CELLULARIS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OFW I R E L E S S S A L E S R E P R E S E N T A T I V E S INOURL A R G O & S T P E T E B E A C H F L O R I D A S T O R E S SEECAREERBUILDER.COMFORDETAILS! KEYWORD: RUSSELLCELLULAR Real Estate Sales Mgr needed for a busy beach office. Must be an experienced licensed real estate broker. Prefer non smoker. Send resume confidentially to todd@plumleeproperties.com090513PERFECT HHA NEEDED IN NORTH COUNTY! Now hiring CNAs, HHAs in North County area. Short/Long shifts available. Apply online at: HarmonyHH.com. 585. AuctionsGRANNYS AUCTION(AB1769) Buying & Consigning. Free Antique Appraisals Tuesdays 12-4. Furniture, jewelry, paintings, sculpture, pottery, glass, military, sterling, gold, etc. (727)572-1567 5175 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater 600. MerchandiseLAWNMOWERS FOR SALE, (6). TRADES ACCEPTED!4 Self-propelled, 2 Push. My Hobby. Reconditioned. $65-$135. Save Hundreds! Also Other Equipment & Repairs. (727)391-6937. HOT TUB, Spa Manufactuerers 6 Years Old, Small Waterfall & Light. Seats 4 Or 5. Asking $400. (727)251-2511. 2 ELITE TRAVELER GO GO SCOOTERS Excellent Condition, New Batteries, Each Has Basket and Carry Bag. Battery Chargers Included. $650 each or $1,200 both, Local Pick-Up Only. (727)687-8158 TREADMILL LIKE-NEW Electric, Folding Treadmill for Sale. $200, Pick-up Only. Call Marilyn (727)595-8081 640. FurnitureDINING ROOM TABLE, 61x41, Blonde, 6 Cane Back Chairs, $170. CD/DVD Revolving Rack, Holds Over 150 CDs/DVDs, Black, 15 Adjustable Shelves, 51x19, Like New $120. Coffee Table, 2 End Tables, Glass Tops, Open Base, ALL $65. (727)771-5280. UNDER WINDOW SEAT w/Shelf, off White, Wicker Top, 18x18x54. Great Condition. $45. (727)420-6591. SOFA, SECTIONAL Brown Leather with Chair, Good Condition. Excellent for Family Room. $225. (727)804-8677. Your Best Buys Can Be Found In the Classieds!! 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6B Professional Services Leader, September 12, 2013 PROFESSIONALSERVICES AVAILABLE 24/7727-557-7086FOR FREE ESTIMATE BIO/DISASTER CLEANUP HOARDING CLEANUP DEEP CLEANINGS RESTORATIONSHOME OR BUSINESS C A L L N O W 2 0 % O F F L i m i t e d T i m e O n l y 082913 SEE OUR AD UNDER ELECTRICAL Lic. #ER13012702www.MyTampaBayElectrician.com727-207-4246 813-545-9333060613NEVER A SERVICE CHARGEAll Calls Returned 5 Min. Same Day Service No Job Too Small 700. Pets & Animals 655. Musical Instruments 885. Autos Wanted 885. Autos Wanted 975. Garage-Yard Sales TECHNICS KN5000, Professional Electronic Keyboard. Full Band Sounds, Karaoke, Rack, Case, Stand, Amplifier, Books, Lots More. $800. (727)530-4208. 693. Exercise EquipmentELLIPTICAL, REEBOK Commercial Size, Works Great. Different Workouts & Levels. Asking $100, Cover Included. (727)251-2511. Great Deals Are In The Classieds!!ADORABLE LONG HAIR CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES! Born July 1st. Mother has 3 Generation Championship Bloodline! Two females, three males. CKC & APRI registered. $550-$600/each. (727)420-9703 AFRICAN GREY BABIES Two Adorable, Sweet, Hand Fed Timnehs. Serious Inquiries Only. $600/Each. (727)698-7610, (727)298-0650. 827. Auto RepairPower Window & Lock Repair Licensed, Mobile, Guaranteed. Free Estimates. (727)322-3050 AllPowerAuto.com Jim Sailor 830. Van & SUV SalesDODGE 2013 GRAND CARAVAN Wheelchair Van With 10 Lowered Floor, Ramp & Tie Downs. For More Info Please Call Ben At (727)644-6101. CHRYSLER 2008 T&C Touring Edition, 3.8L/V6, Excellent Engine/ Transmission, Leather, DVD 2/Screens, Backup Camera/ Sensor, Navigation, Sirius Radio, $11,500. (727)656-6331. 850. Auto & Truck Access.OLD VW, KARMANN GHIA & VAN PARTS. CALL (727)392-1944. 885. Autos Wanted THINKING ABOUT SELLING OR TRADING?I Will Pay More Than Trade-In On Good, Clean, Low-Mileage Vehicles. Harold Corey, Auto Borker(727)595-9393 WE BUY CARS Any Condition, New, Old or Junk. No Title & Liens OK! (813)418-7927 or (727)493-5302 062013 The Good, The Bad The UglyCall Now727-400-1910 Got a Car You Wanna Sell022113ALL AUTOS WANTED With or without title. Any condition, make, year or model. We pay up to $20,000. Free towing. (813)516-0847. $400 & Up Minimum Guaranteed for Junk Vehicles, State Approved Disposal. Serving Pinellas 25 Years. (727)458-3721, (727)564-0831 $400 CASH & UP Complete Unwanted Junk Vehicles In Pinellas County. No Title Okay. Free Tow. (727)710-1702. AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLINGRUNNING OR NOT, TITLE OR NO TITLE MON. SUN. 9AM 9PM FREE TOW 24/7 SE HABLA ESPAOL(727)286-3209www.WBCFast.com092911WE PAY $400 TO $6,000 CASH! 910. Boat SlipsWET SLIPS FOR RENTFrom 25-55. Sail Or Power. Easy Access To Gulf. Madeira Beach. Ample Parking $7.55/ Foot (727)641-6465. 970. Estate SalesBELLEAIR BEACH New Stearns & Foster king-sized pillow-top bed set; Large authentic rattan living room set; high-end formal dining room set; 200-year old dining room hutch and matching side board; two antique rockers; antique crystal, clock with glass dome, china, chairs and collectibles. Shown by appointment. (727)410-0275 SEMINOLE, FRIDAY-SUNDAY 8:00AM-? Furniture, Household items, Glassware. 11448 66th Avenue, N. Off 113th. 975. Garage-Yard SalesCHAPEL TREASURES! An Unusual Thrift Shop Full Of Fine Things. Friday & Saturday, 8AM-12PM, 12601 Park Blvd. Seminole. (727)391-2919. We Accept Donations And Drop Offs As Well. coth@coth.org VENDORS WANTEDFor Craft Shows, 10/5/13 & 11/9/13. Place: Chapel on the Hill, Seminole. For More Information Call (727)698-0925. St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church. The Newly Expanded Famous Thrift Shop! Every Wed. & Sat. 9AM-2PM. 10851 Ridge Road, Seminole. 727)397-3312. SEMINOLE, SATURDAY, 9-12 New Sectional, Recliner, Rocker, Clothing, Misc. Futon Frame. 11373 88th Terrace Nothe. FAMILY GARAGE SALE! Sat-Sun, 8am. Interior/ Exterior Items. Moving Sale! 4071 Church Creek Point, Largo. MULTIPLE FAMILY GARAGE SALES 9900 Ulmerton Road, Grosse Pointe Estates. Watch for the Balloons. Full Household of Goods. Tools, Stained Glass Art Supplies and Cutter, Like-new Couch, Lots of Bedding and Dishes. Some Clothing, Small Appliances. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday, September 13th and 14th. CONTENTS OF WORKSHOP Yard Tools, Electric Dryer. September 13-14, 9AM to 4PM. 509 Bluffview Drive. QUALITY GARAGE SALE! No junk. 8526 Forsyth Drive Seminole. Sept.13th-14th, 9am-5pm. Metal Working Machine Tools and. Accessories Machinist Tools, Lawn Equipment, Reloading Equipment, Household Items. ST PETERSBURG Friday-Saturday, 8AM-? Tools, Household, Estate Items. 6469 30th Ave, N, off 66th Street. Carpentry AC & Heating Ceramic Tile Computer Services Door Repairs Gutters Home ImprovementHALES A/C SERVICE, INC. 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Exhibition hours will be Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. to noon; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There was an opening reception Sept. 5. Participating artists will be displaying works in a wide range of media. Featured artists include Julie Maureen Baker, Boo Ehrsam, Eunice Fisher, Jim Kirkman, Savelli, Carole Shelton, Fred Spinks, Brandy Stark, Judy Vienneau and Yvonne Young. For information, contact Judy Vienneau at 738-8010 or director@gcaa-fl.org. Visit www.gcaa-fl.org.Gulf Coast Artists Alliance exhibit opens Neville explains that having internalized this music so deeply, he was able to show the musicians the genuine old-school feel that these songs require. F i n b a r W r i g h t A n t h o n y K e a r n s a n d R o n a n T y n a n : T h e I r i s h T e n o r s w i t h L i v e O r c h e s t r a ; Monday, March 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $50. Whenever thoughts turn to Ireland and Irish music, The Irish Tenors immediately spring to mind. Ranked as Irelands premier ambassadors of song, they entertain audiences worldwide with a quality of performance which is unrivalled, incomparable and, most importantly in their eyes, worthy of the rich cultural heritage of the country of Ireland and the exquisite musical treasury created by Irish people everywhere throughout history. Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan return with a heartfelt and patriotically charged performance not to be missed. M a r c C o h n Friday, March 21, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45. Folk rock, singer-songwriter and musician Marc Cohn combines the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. Hes a natural storyteller, balancing the exuberant with the poignant, and able to distill universal truth out of his often romantic, drawn-from-life tales. His career took off in 1990 with the recording of his critically acclaimed, self-titled debut disc, which yielded such classics as Grammy Award-winning Walking In Memphis, Silver Thunderbird and True Companion. A l S t e w a r t Saturday, March 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $29. Like the fine wines that are his hobby, Al Stewarts gifts as a singer and songwriter have matured and ripened over the course of his musical career, stretching from the early s to the present and beyond. He is best known for Year of the Cat which was released in 1976 and spawned two Top 20 hits, the title song and On the Border which became a million-selling record. As he nears the 20-album mark, Stewart remains a distinctively literate and vivid storyteller, time traveling and teleporting himself and his listeners from World War I battlefields to s bedrooms, from ships to airplanes to ice floes, from the specific to the mysterious. V a n C l i b u r n I n t e r n a t i o n a l P i a n o C o m p e t i t i o n G o l d M e d a l i s t V a d y m K h o l o d e n k o Sunday, March 30, 2014, 2 p.m. Tickets start at $35. Who might be the next young classical piano superstar? We continue our tradition by presenting the winner of Americas preeminent piano competition, the best of 30 competitors from 14 countries, chosen from 225 applicants worldwide. The competition is held once every four years. Enjoy this opportunity to be among the first to experience the virtuosity of the 2013 winner, Vadym Kholodenko. Born in Kiev, Kholodenko won first prize at both the International Schubert Competition in Dortmund in 2012 and the Sendai International Music Competition in 2010. He has worked with Yuri Bashmet, Vladimir Spivakoy and other distinguished conductors and has performed across the globe. He currently resides in Moscow, where he attends the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory. S t e v e H a c k e t t : G e n e s i s R e v i s i t e d Thursday, April 3, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $65. Steve Hacketts work is featured on some of the greatest songs of the past four decades. Whether with Genesis, GTR or on his solo output, the man has been a giant of the prog-rock genre. His guitar style and range has been both innovative and inspirational and hes most definitely among the greats on the instrument, as you can tell by listening to Genesis classics like Firth Of Fifth, Suppers Ready or The Musical Box. His sense of drama and diversity was accentuated by a desire to try different ideas, something thats still true. N o b u y u k i T s u j i i Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $35. Known for his refined and effortless playing, Nobuyuki Tsujiis spellbinding performances at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition introduced him to hundreds of thousands of new fans around the world and elevated him to superstar status in his home country of Japan. Blind since birth, Tsujiis achievements are even more remarkable because he has learned all of his music by ear. Despite this, he plays with unpretentious assurance, sensitivity and expressiveness. Experience this rising young star with brilliant musicianship when he returns to Clearwater for the first time since his sold-out performance in October 2010. J u d y C o l l i n s Friday, April 11, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $49. A clarion voice of the s inspired by Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, interpreter of social poet Bob Dylan and others, Judy Collinss music is still strong and crystal clear. Particularly known for her renditions of Joni Mitchells Both Sides Now and Stephen Sondheim Send in the Clowns, this singer-songwriter, social activist, author, filmmaker, painter and more, a relentlessly creative spirit, is truly a renaissance woman. Collins latest album Bohemian was released in 2011. M e g a n H i l t y Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8 p.m. Hilty is the star of NBC-TVs musical drama Smash as Ivy Lynn. Hilty was recently signed to Sony Music and her new album, It Happens All The Time, was released in March. She made her Broadway debut as Glinda in Wicked and went on to perform the role in both the national tour and in Los Angeles. She was previously seen as Lorelei Lee, the diamondloving blonde in the Encores! production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, to which she earned rave reviews. She can also be heard alongside Placido Domingo on the opera stars duet album. After receiving critical acclaim for her portrayal of Doralee Rhodes in Broadways to 5: The Musical, Hilty was honored with nominations for Lead Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards, and the Drama League Awards, among others. I L o v e L u c y L i v e o n S t a g e Friday, May 16; and Sunday, June 8, 2014. I Love Lucy Live on Stage is the brand-new hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history. Its 1952 and attendees are a members of the Desilu Playhouse studio audience, where they experience firsthand the filming of two hilarious I Love Lucy episodes, complete with charming host, s-style harmonies from the Crystaltone Singers and the sidesplitting antics of Americas favorite foursome Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel. The Capitol Theatre, located in downtown Clearwaters Cleveland Street district, was constructed in 1921 and is one of Floridas oldest operating theaters. The Capitol Theatre, through a partnership between the city of Clearwater and Ruth Eckerd Hall Inc., is currently being renovated to be re-opened in December 2013. The $7.5 million renovation will see the 92-year old venue go through a major re-imagining in which the customer experience will be greatly enhanced. The all-new theater will be expanded to nearly 750 new seats, include six private loge boxes, a larger box office, additional restrooms, multiple concession stands, more star dressing rooms, a larger lobby, VIP room, balcony, roof top terrace, ADA accessibility and much more. CAPITOL, from page 4BPhotos courtesy of GULF COAST ARTISTS ALLIANCEAbove, Jazz, mixed media on canvas by Judy Vienneau, is featured in Back to School, GCAAs fall exhibition, running through Oct. 8 at St. Petersburg College Downtown Center. Also featured is, at left, Yggdrasil, mixed media by Boo Ehrsam and, at right, Monoprint 1, relief print by Yvonne Young. 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