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, Ce lebrating 62 Years In The Tampa Bay Area Girlfriend Sentenced To Probation In Fatal Stabbing -SEE STORYON PAGE. 23-A -' --Festival To Celebrat e Central Avenue -New MOSI Exhbit To Feature Ship SEE PAGE 2-A Group Wants Park Renamed After Star SEE PAGE 2-A Reunion Is An AIICiass Affair SEE PAGE 3-A BOOK COMPETITION IS A FAMILY AFFAIR Liberty Middle School recently held their Battle of the Books Competition. Students were asked various trivia questions based on a series of they had read. The middle school students competed for a variety of .: prizes. Toney Salter Jr., right, was one of the participants in the recent competition. He's shown standing with his father Toney Salter Sr. (Photograph llY Jerry


c a: 1&. c z <( c en w :::: t-w > w C w l: en :J m :::: D.. z ffi ..... ..... :::: m ...:.. w z i= z w en cc c a: 0 ..... 1&. FEATURES Mayor Reviews Executive -Order On Disparity Study GREGllART MBEManager City of Tampa Minority Business Development Manager Greg Hart, and City Attorney David Smith addressed the City Council Thursday on the issue of the completed Disparity Study. The City Council is expected to have a final ordinance that will govern the WMBE and SBE Programs by the end of the month. Executive Order 98-02 provides the City of Tampa with a program to encourage WMBE participation. Smith told Council members the Disparity Study established that there is no disparity in the city's subcontracting program, and the city immediately stopped all applications of Executive Order 98-02 that were inconsistent with the Disparity Study findings. "Contractors need to know of the pool of sub contractors available and we also require they report how many WMBE's are being utilized for their projects. That data will help us track utilization. ; "There should not be a challenge right now to include sub-contractors, and they should have the ability to move forward with permits with the amended Executive Order. The new amended order will have to have certain amounts of minority or women contractors bidding on contracted services from the city." Councilman Thomas Scott said the final Disparity will come at the end of May, and his concern is the oroinance will be enforced by city administration in accordance executive order. "I will submit some parts of the ordinance to COUNCILMAN THOMAS SCOTT our legal department for further review. The Small Business Enterprise component needs to be enhanced and strengthened more. Overall, I feel everything is going in the right direction." Greg Hart said the amended Executive Order is a transitional effort to bridge the current gap between the SBE and WMBE Programs. "It was determined that the existing 98-02 Executive Order was in conflict with findings by the Disparity Study, and those are being amended as far as the day to day administering of the program is concerned." Hart said the existing order allowed them to establish mandatory race and gender subcontracting goals. "That is no longer applicable based on the disparity study findings. We no longer have a legal basis to require bidders to meet those goals." Hart said the amended Executive Order will immediately address the deficiencies the disparity study revealed relating to the use of prime contractors. "As part of the amended Executive Order, the Mayor will include 3 new features. One of them will be a s96 bid discount, not to exceed $10,000 for certified SBE firms. Preference points will also be given on weighted qualifica tion values such as experience. "We're enhancing the SBE Program to expand oppartunities forsmall businesses at the prime contracting level." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at leon@flsentinel.com. CONGRATULATIONS ........ _2007 GRADUATES ) -High school or coilege graduation is a wonderful accomplishment that deserves recognition. Sol Davis Printing can help make ordering your invitations easy! _Our Package includes invitations, envelopes and name all for one _low price._. and includes a photo graduate. MOSI's Ne1N Exhibit May Stir Up Old Controversy WfMP Radio Host JAMES RANSOM Citizens Who Support Preserving African & AfricanAmerican History The Museum of Science & area objected causing MOSI to Industry (MOSI) has decided cancel the exhibition. to present a new pirate exhibRepresentatives from MOSI it, but may have the same were not available, but have problem as the last. stated that this new exhibit On June 22nd, MOSI will has no connection with the begin their Shipwreck! Whydah ship. The current Pirates & Treasure exhibit exhibit will feature bottles, which feature artifacts coins, candles and"beads from from the SS Republic. The the SS Republic. Odyssey ship was mostly known for Marine Exploration, a Tampa shipping money and supplies based company, discovered to Southern states after the the SS Republic 100 miles Civil War, but also carried Southeast of Savannah, Ga. in human cargo before sinking 2003. nearGeorgiain1865 "I have no problem with. "If the SS Republic did carry t what MOSI is doing with this human cargo, that is not current exhibit, mainly something that should be glo. because they are playing up rifled at all. It should be disthe pirate ship theme," said qualified from exhibition sta-Jetie B. Wilds, community tus because it would phice it in activist and WTMP radio host. the same category as the "The Whydah was a wellWhydah," said James known slave ship, but they Ransom, member of an ad weren't going to touch on that hoc committee called Citizens fact during the exhibit. I don't Who. Support Preserving think that MOSI will experi African & African-American ence any problems as long as Histozy. they stick to the pirates and The Whydah was a slave the ship's artifacts." ship turned pirate vessel that Reporter / Writer MOSI was going to use for a Antione Davis can be previous pirate exhibit, rough-reached at (813) 248-ly five months ago. However,, ,1921. H e can also be African-American leader:S reached at adavi.-o@jl.seJt-from throughout the Tampa tinel.com. Efforts UnderwayTo Name Park In Honor Of lain .Jefferson Star. Thanks to the efforts of community activist Vivian Heyward, the CarV-er City and Linco(n Gardens community is requesting that a park in their community be renamed_in honor of C dri "CJ" Mills e .. -M1lls, an outstandmg athlete on the J efferson High School football team, was shot to CEDRIC death in the front yard of his parentS' horne on "C.J" MILLS : .. .. The was witnessed by a neighbor and Tampa Police are actively seeking the shooter and suspect vehicle, ,described as a newer model Chrysler with dark tinted your desig':'s verses, and windownmtelther metallic green or gray in color. wath your .your anvatattons can be as specaaJ as your accomplishments. Miils, affectionately called "CJ" by those closest to him and I -_ "The Candy Mari"' by a well figure in his Call or visit Soi Oavis Printing today .... for high quality invitations with' fast, convenient community errands for elderly citi; zens in the community .. ., :. t'520 5 l : ., 1i F 33 D -.r s1de First Baptist Church -of [Jncoln : Gardens. ll Ph -,-J:ik.fJ Acc?rding. 'to are s?II C?nducting inter-. : one. VIews With residents m and pot e ntial witnesses. \


FEATURES All Class Reunion Seeks To Reunite Former Elections Liaison Questions Manner Of Termination Less than a year ago, Ms. Beleria Floyd accepted the position of liaison for the Mrican American communiBUDDY JOHNSON Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Among the working committee to help make the All-Class Reunion a success are: ty with the Hillsborough Sentinel, Johnson subCounty Supervisor of mitted a page and a half Elections Office. However, written response. Ms. Floyd said, she was : Hisfstatement said, "As ., called into the office by Ms. part o my commitment to rKathy Harris on February increase voter participation g 23 rd, and offered the oppor-in county elections, I have c Grady Ferrell, III, Nancy Gosay, Sharon Scott, Barbara Norton, Dianne Powell, Linda Watson, Cheryl Crumb, Curtis Reed, Sonya Alexander, Adrian White, Don Lee, Cheryl Aikens, Karen Keith, Sheila Russ, George Streets and Darryl House. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer An All Class Reunion is being planned for high school graduates from 1974 to 1980. This first time event will sttrt this Friday night, May 4 t with a meet and greet at the .Shark Bar, 102 So;uth Tampa Street. .One of the organizers df the event, Valerie a .. September while at a wake, she ran across an old classmate she hadn't seen since graduation, and they discussed the idea. "Adrian White had asked for a meeting and we met and thought it was a good idea. Meeting old childhood friends and classmates was too good to pass up. At each meeting, people we hadn:t seen in years came, and it took off from. graduate of Chamberlain there. High School, said over the past 3 years, she and a few others had toyed with the idea of doing an event like this. "A lot of us don't attend the class reunions of our high schools because we don't feel a connection. We don't know most of the students, so we don't see much of each other after we graduate." Ms. Frazier said last "So far, we have about 30 people committed to attending the reunion, but once the word gets out, we expect a lot more." Ms. Frazier said a lot of students were upset because the 1970 Desegregation Plan didn't give them the opportu. nity to attend the schools they wanted. "My mother was active in the schools and community, and tunity to become an inde-appointed an outreach coor-:J> explained to us what was d h h dinator to lead a voter regis-CJ)m g oing on. It didn't make us pen ent contractor Wit t e ffi tration and education initiaZ feel much better about the sit0 ce. tive in the Mrican American ::::! uation, but we went ahead and "I was offered the role of Z graduated." Independent Contractor and community.... m Ms. Frazier said the group given two weeks to decide. ... I want to ensure that all r;" is considering making this an When they. learned that I members:of the African annual event, and so far hired an attorney to negoti-American have I= they've talked about having ate for me, that's when my quick and easy access to the m one next year. position was eliminated. Supervisor of Electio'ns :::t "We want to know what's ''Thereweretwoliaisonsin Office. To do. this, I need a happened with all the people. the office, one for the talented, hard-working and c: We expect to see more' new Hispanic community and knowledgeable professional faces at each meeting and we one for the African who will be working every-CJ) American community. How day on voter outreach. ffi "We just don't want to wait can you eliminate one and ... 1 am putting in place C until a classmate dies to see not the other? But when several outreach programs them again, or meet by chance people started questioning for our county's two .largest m at their funeral." Buddy Johnson, he said minorities. The right to vote After the meet and greE!t this young girl with no expein free elections is the cor-"""' event, on Saturday May 5th rience, no education, and no nerstone of our democracy." ffi from 11 a.m. to 3p.m., a picnic contacts With the Black com-When addressing the cn will be held at Rowlett Park. munity could do the job, issues of .Ms. Floyd, Later that evening at 8 p.m., how is that so? Johnson said, "Every and Black & White Semi for"That office needs to be employee must demonstrate mal event will be held at .the audited because too many .. of a high degree of profession-c River-walk Ii.otel, 200 North the t op .l.evel people who 1 d d hl s d a ism an pro uctivity. ., Astt ey treet. On Sun ay May have left were Democrats Much is de.manded of public 0::::0 6th, the group pl,ans to fellow-ship together at a selected with one exception. Some employees who are paid by church that will be announced top level officials need to taxpayers. Unfortunately, ....... later. find out :who is running that our outreach program in the Tickets for the reunion are office," Ms Floyd. African American comm.uni-$J5.0-oo and can be purAttorney Clinton Paris, ty up to this point had not chased at the Oriental Fish. -who is representing Ms. metthese standards. Market, Aikens Funeral Home. Floyd said, "That office is ."It was in this context that and Big John's Barbeque. taking the cavalier approach on February 23, Ms. : .Business owner Marvin jn dealing with voter confi-Beleria Floyd. was Knight aid he's looking for-dence in the African d h d informed that her.position tot e event,,an American community. They with the S.upervisor. of mg he hasn t seen m a eliminated her position lon,? ti,me. without a real plan and then Elections was being elimi-It s good we have th1s filled the position with nated. We discussed with chance to get together, h h Ms. Floyd the opportunfty because we may not.get i't Wit anc ormg to continue working as an ,. again. Renewing old acquairim the but kept outside contractor. Ms. tances and finding out what Hispan. Ic person In Floyd retained legal counJ_>eople have been up to over .. sel, declined OUr offer and 1467 Tempe Perk Plaza @ Nebraska Ave. & Scott St. I 'OJ. ... n1r.. H1rrm1 r. TIIJI Shu11111 Hoi Be Solely uoon MwerllsBments Be lore lou I ;vmr.r T o '>!:lid Vuu Tree lnlormatlon Qborll lhUit and Elocrlelrcc. the years is very You "The trend IS that more requested two contracts that also get a chance to see wh1J,t Hispanics are becoming everyone looks like now and if Republ.ican and African we could. not accept," Johnson wrote. you still recognize them. Americans registering as Reporter iris B. For more information and Democrats. Of the recent fir-tickets on this upcoming jngs from that office. all but Holton can be contacted event, call at one has been at (81.3) 248-1921 or by C) 231-5937 or Valerie Atty. Paris said. e-mail at irisOsen-, Fr8Zier at (813) 245-'2045 When contacted by the tinel.-com. ),.


. EDITORIALS I COLUMNS c a: LL c z c:r: c en w ::::) 1-> a: w > w c w :I: en ::l m ::::) ll. z tu .J .J ::::) m .!. w z i= z w en c:r: c a: 0 .J LL FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co, Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publishers, Inc., New Yon.;. rtJ 1990 CP Timelntemational POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Semlnel Bulletin, P.O. Box 3363 Tamp1, FL 33601 Pcsriodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL W.W. Andrew 1874 (1819) c. Blythe Andmn 180H8n (1845) Founder8 C. BL YlliE ANDREWS, JR, CHAIRMAN S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BL YlliE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIOENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCULATION DIRECTOR Subscriptions$44.00-Per Year Bolh Editions: $87.00-Per Year One Edition. Opinions expressed on editorial pages of this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily renect the editorial stance of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Publisher. Florida's Shame: Justice Delayed For Crotzerl en we went to press, the 2007 Florida : Legislative session had missed a second oppor''''J'l:''''""""'h.,nitv to right an injustice to Alan Crotzer, who spent 24 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. With the Florida Senate pitting Crotzer's $1.2 million compensation bill against the $4.8 million compensation bill for the family of Martin Lee Anderson, the Florida House of Representatives was forced to separate the two bills in order to get the Anderson compensation bill through the Senate. Anderson's death at the hands of boot camp guards deserved every bit of the $4.8 million (and more), just as Alan Crotzer deserved at least the $1.2 million ($so,ooo for every year he spent in prison) under consideration for compensation to him. However, no one dared compare Anderson's death to Crotzer's stay in prison as a reason why Crotzer must wait. Nevertheless, last year, while denying Crotzer's compensation, the Legislature awarded $2 million to Wilton Dedge, a white man who spent 22 years in prison as opposed to Crotzer's 24 years in prison. Could the fact that Crotzer is Black have made the difference? Or was it the fact Dedge had a clean record and that Crotzer had been previously "convicted of stealing beer as a young man?" Indeed, we are perplexed! People are talking. You be the judge. This year, Senate lawmakers made what we deemed to be lame excuses for not compensating Crotzer. One reason given was the ll'ck of money in the $72 billion budget, which had about $1 billion in unspent money that the Senate wanted to spend on "public works road paving projects." Another reason was the need for a set formula for compensating any and all inmates wrongfully incarcerated. The fact that Crotzer had drawn more support than other wrongfully convicted inmates from the press, lawmakers, attorneys, lobbyists and the public in petitioning lawmakers to compensate him was the lamest excuse of all. We think, unless one takes into consideration the $6o million subsidy to help build a new ball park in Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami, which the Legislature recently passed. Furthermore, the fact that our own Senator Charlie Crist chairs the Senate Crill)inal Justice Budget Committee, where the compensation bill is stalled makes the matter a bitter pill to swallow indeed. Yet, none of the aforementioned reasons justify delaying justice for Crotzer for another year. This man has already 26 years! We say, let him wait no longer! We say, "Shame, shame, shame on an insensitive and obviously racist Florida Senate!" Not one more year should this wronged man have to wait! You have freed Bro. Crotzer. Now free his money! Pass it on! !He Kept Our Buses Rlllnnlngll .. !et's We take a lot for granted. Somefolks : say we take too much for granted. And 'one of the things many of us take for granted is < whether or not the buses will run on time,. or at all. In truth, we don't think about things like that because -W like the blood_coursing through our veins, or the-sun .that comes up every, morning -our buses have always Drive By Shootings And School VIolence (Series) ;he drive-by shooting of :Jefferson High School ,,,,,,,,,,, ...... Cedric Mills in front of his home reminded me of the school violence that frequently occurred between Black students on campus. Whether that problem was seriously addressed is any body's guess. Those kids were just quickly escorted off cam pus, and as long as the safety of the majority of students' was ascertained, there was no serious investigation or case studies. Nobody seemed to really care, as long as those gang-like activities stayed under control and policed in the immediate environment. There is behavior in the Black community that has become an integral part of "Black-on-Black crime." Even as small children, Black youth in most inner-city neighborhoods have developed patterns as assembling which often end up in fights. Somehow, the community must find ways to study and investigate this kind of behav ior, which tends to fester into undesirable attitudes. Deaths as occurred from drive-by shootings could be traced to this early conduct. It appears that the kind of problems associated with the _conduct of Black youths is never addressed. We need courses in the cur riculums of the likes of your Jefferson High School, and Middleton High that take Black students out of those destructive habitats. These stunts must identify with the dignified history of our fore bears. They must be exposed to relationships between themselves that dictate loving and caring for and about one another. Why does the slightest dis agreement have to end with a tragic consequence? We are not educating our young people properly in the public places. Social and political education is passing the young Black generation by. Once Again A Victiml an. Crotzer was a ctim of the state's udicial system. He was a victim of a tragic error that took more than half of his life from him. And now, he's a victim of a legislative body that would make him a victim again because they refuse to cqmpensate him. Crotzer's "nightmare began more than 25 years ago when he was a teenager. He was arrested, tried, and convicted of raping a woman and her 12-year-old daughter. He always said he was not the culprit, but "a jury of his peers" convicted him anyway. Year after year, he professed his innocence, and the world evolved into a place that was foreign to him. Year after year, his pleas for help fell on deaf ears. Then a few years ago, he got the attention of the Innocence Project and through DNA, he was cleared. You would think that the legislators would willingly give him $5o,ooo for every year of his incarceration. You would think that their attitudes and their votes would convey their sympathy for one wrongly convicted. But, they decided that while they sympathize with Crotzer, they didn't have the money to compensate him. How many times is the state going to do this horrible thing? The reason given was that they didn't have the money. Well, if they had given him monthly allotments that would have been better than nothing. At least it would have shown that their hearts were in the right place. Yet, they didn't hesitate to waste precious time granting one of their peers the right to be buried with his dogs. They should have been trying to find a way to compensate this man. Well, "compen.:. sate" may be a bad choice of words. There is no amount of money they can give him. Nearly 25 years of his life was stolen. They should collectively hang their heads in shame. They shou_ld be trying to right a wrong instead of adding to Crotzer's pain. been there for us. And we assume they always will be the_re for us. But the man responsible for. seeing that the buses would always be there is no longer behind the wheel. Just recently, he left us. And this editorial is for him. Doubtless you've ever heard of Ray Miller. If you did, it was by of a comment on the six o'clock news, or perhaps a minor newspaper article buried on page 27. Ray Miller made news, but not major news. Miller was Executive' Director of the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority. But we called his organization HART. For two years, Ray ran his outfit with unusual patience, tenacity and most fascinating of all, vision. People say if Ray Miller was unything, he was a man of vision. Was he a visionary? In a profession based on multi-ton vehicles, changing demographics and shifting politics, most would say yes, Ray Miller was indeed a visionary ... a breath of fresh air in a cutthroat business. Just recently, Ray Miller died. Cancer was the culprit that killed him. However, never having met the man nor sataown to hear how passionate he believed that transit was indeed a people-dedicated reality, one cannot help but feel we hastened .... his demise. Every time we cursed a bus for being late or for not getting us where we needed to go in a so-called timely manner. But that's how we consumers are. It's all about us ... about what we want and how we feel. No matter, today, we wait on the corner as the buses go by. And as they come to a stop, we do not board, but bow our heads and cover our hearts in commemoration for the man who kept them running on our behalf. Ray Miller, we hardly knew you. And yet, by God, we're going to miss you. Pass it


COLUMNS -----------. --. ._ -rhe .... World War Four! i : i :nd this is how it the media, and to the world : ended. No one in his what too many in the world or her right mind -had known for years. The not China, not India and cerFDA could not defend its tainly not a weakened and imported food borders! Then criminally confused former all hell broke loose! Soviet Union -would dare No one knows when or challenge the nuclear where. they were first to suprema.cy ,of the {Jnited-. strike, but terrorists. forgot States. So, instead ,they their itch to pursue nuclear ply waited for us to. $tarve to arms. Instead, they turned to death. canned meats, fruits and But the war that destroyed vegetables. Any food or food the world did not begin with ingredient for human con nations. It began with dogs sumption that was imported and cats! By accident or to the United States, the greed, the People's Republic fanatics who saw themselves of China began the as r -epresentatives of a ward spiral. One of its numvengeful God proceeded to berless scientists made a dis-buy; taint and export. The covery that would shake the rest was history ... maybe. world of humanity to its So, what should'we do to core. But its devastation keep history from happenbegan with house pets. ing? Three alternatives ccime Melamine was the culprit. to mind. America has had a But at first, it wasn't a cui-relationship with. prit. Indeed, it was looked its farmers since the; upon as a wonder-ch.emi-Depression of the 20th cal... a guarded century,. secret whose' additive: could-as the backbone o'f.i stretch products into our. on one hand, untold billions of dollars in while denymg them sorely the Chinese war chest where needed money and seeds to all excess money in guarantee their existence on the other hand, Uncle Sam case a final war was waged. I d h d f .11. sea e t e oom o m1 tons Melamme was found and fAm f b further inserted into wheat 0 encan armers y stgn-ing n 'ew and debilitating gluten andnce protein contrade agreements with farmcentrates. It was force-fed into the contents of more than 5,300 different types of pet food, then exported to every major city and hamlet on earth that had an airport. Then lightning struck! .ers and farm corporations outside America who have no .. to the health or welfare of Americans at all. That must be changed. Our own farmers must be given the power and responsibility to feed us once again! Either that, or for those of us who have a backyard, instead of putting in a pool, plant a garden! Finally, the Food and Drug Administrp.tion must be made to get up off its pity pot and do the job it was cre ated to do. If that means giv ing it part of the billions that would have been earmarked for Iraq or Afghanistan, then so be it! The rationale is Gun Control Is A Must! mericans are dying by e thousands every day, and it's not from natural causes. Instead these deaths are a result of illegal possession or ownership of guns, avoidable accidents and ego scratching. Guns and gun possession has gotten completely out of control. Guns are owned or possessed by young children, criminals, crazy people, bul lies and cowards seeking to boost their courage and re putations. There are so many guns on our streets today until no one is safe, not even the police. I know that our constitu tion guarantees citizen's the 'right to own firearms. However, we must control who can a gun, how many guns a citizen can own; the type of guns and use of guns. In the past, lawmakers --were, so afraid. of .. th' e National Rifle Association, until they have allowed gun ownership and gun control to roll on uncontrolled. But it is time these elected officials get some moxie, and do what they must do and that is to make some laws. Gun sellers must do checks : on the background of every buy_er. guqs. must be regtstered: Individual gun owners should be required to check their guns at least bi-weekly. If a gtin is missing, then it should be mandatory that it be reported to the police. Some restrictions must be placed. OIJ. linding guns. Maybe the gun lenders should retain some liability for any damage their loaned gun may cau,se. Under no conditions should mentally disturbed people; be allowed to own, borrow or carry a g;un. These suggestions may sound radical, but we are talking about a gun. We are talking about an instrument that is increasingly being used to commit mass murder. Citizens who meet certain standards should be allowed to own a gun_,_ .. but they should not be allowed to own guns that shoot 15 or more times without having to reload. Likewise, they should not be allowed :to own assault weapons. What do private citizens need with' an assault weapon? .citiieris, gun makers, and to anybody who will listen, too many people are being killed senselessly. Stand up and do something. Save some lives .by tightning up on gun owr,tership and usage. 'TI t 0 :II 0 )> CJ) m z :::i z m r-1 lXI c: r' attractive if taken care of m and groomed properly. But there's nothing attractive "C about a young man holding C: up his pants. I challenge them to set CJ'J another trend by wearing ffi their pants like they were 0 designed to be worn. m Wear and expose belo-w-f' d th t 1 tinue to be one of negativity. -1 m a appea mg lS It makes no sense to wear C: waist underwear while on beyond me, but what's even m your clothes in a manner CJ'J the grounds of a pl)blic more shocking is that young that you think is proper, 0 school in a manner that women find it appealing. simply because everyone exposes or exhibits one's Fashion statements are else is doing it. 1 challenge )> covered or uncovered sexual mad_e everyday through the you to be an individual and Z organs in a vulgar and inde -setting of new trends, but wear your clothes properly. cent manner. this trend has nothing to do It will help you get a job and :II Finally, someone is ad-.with being a gangster, hip it will improve your self-0 dressing the trend of young hop music, or anything else. esteem. men wearing their pants It is grounded in the crimi-If you want to continue to below their waist. nal justice system and nothwear them below your waist, In my lifetime, I've wit-ing else. then you must accept the Animals began. to die! Dogs and cats by the thousands succumbed to melaminetainted pet food. In response, a shaken People's Republic of China went on a massive recalling trek, restricting any pet food that had ingredients which included. wheat gluten, rice gluten, rice protein, rice protein concentrate, corn gluten, corn gluten meal, corn byproducts, soy protein, soy gluten, mung-bean protein and amino acid. But the damage had already been done. The demon was nessed some fads that drove If businesses and parents consequences of how society parents crazy, but none of would step in and views you and the fact you'll them were indecent and their sons pull up their never be taken-seriously historically wrong as what britches, there would be no about anything in your life. clear. We .are at war! At issue young men are doing these need to imposed a law. But How many fathers would is the defense of the food we days. lately I've seen older men allow a young man dressed loose, almost! 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LOCAL .Ministry Hopes To Inspire Entrepreneurship Ms. Debora Howard feels truly blessed. She's enjoyed phenomenal success with her business, I.N.A.T T I., and some ofher customers affectionately refer to her as "the tag lady." Looking around, Ms. Howard felt there had to be a way she could share her knowledge on how to become a successful business owner. Ms. Howard lias started a ministry, "Wealth From Home, Wealth By Faith Then Works Ministry," with hopes that it will empower clergy and parishioners to become self-sufficient and entrepreneurs. "I started this last month, and I feel God is leading me in a direction to empower others. I strongly believe as children of God, He wants us to prosper and be successful. How can we help the need if we are needy? We need to bless others as we've been blessed with success." Ms. Howard said this model of entrepreneurship she wants to share has a proven success record. "I was taught this model by others who have been taught it and I feel it's a blessing to offer it and share it with no charge. You don't have to be of any partjcular faith or denomination." Ms. Howard is just starting to put it out there, and REVEREND DR. W .J. HA Yl"ES Pastorff t!acht:r Church School Sunday 9:30 a. m. Morning Worship* Sunday* lfl:SS a.m. Mid-Week Senice *Wednesday* 7 V m. (Prayer Meeting. Bible Study) t "Exce ffiug Toward Excellence" A Local Church has an opening for a Christian, dedicated and committed musician (piano primary). Some reading ability is preferred. Salary negotiable. Please call (813) 248 DEBORA HOWARD, has already introduced it to her own congregation at Eastside Church of Christ in Seffner. "Because of my own per sonal success, I felt others could do it as well. They can do it in their home and at their own pace." Ms. Howard said the model is for adults, 18 and over and would enhance something you may already be involved in. i\lount Olhe African 1\lethudist Episcopal Church 174 7 La.,aJle S1ree1 Tampa, FL 3307 8 1 3-254-5 045 ''The Cll11rcll With A Visioll" 9:30 A. M. Church School 7:45A.M. Worship (First Sunday Only) 11:00 A. M. Worship Bible Study Wednesda 7 P. M. New Beginnings M. B. Church 3101 E. LakeAve. Tampa, FL 33610 (813} 503-9843 REV. DAVID P. CARSON PASTOR ,...,., __ FIRST LADY MARY CARSON Sunday School 9:30 A M. 11 A. M. Morning Worship Tuesday 7 P. M. Prayer Meeting & Bible Study "There's no time frame, and all you need is a willing heart and be willing to step out on faith and want inde pendence and a better lifestyle. "The Bible speaks of leav-ing a legacy. This business model allows you to do that, and can help your family for generations to come." Ms. Howard said if you are willing to be a part of her ministry, contact her at (813 ) 417, or email her at JNATTI@tampabay .rr.com Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at leon@flsentinel com TODAY For Your Free. .,. TO REGISTER Fill out the fonn below and mail it to Kingdom Worship Center @ P.O. BOX 340825 FL 33694 Or FAX to 813.500.4921 by Deadline 05/04107 City ____ ---"------------'State. ____________ ..... Zip ________ Phone Number ____ --:--:------'-...,---:---.....;._---------------------Emall. ________________________________________ Piease Select One: Man ( } Woman ( } Child ( } Shoe Size: Registration does not gurantee reservation of shoes upon arrival. Event will begin at 9 and shoes wlll be distributed until supplies are out. Promotional Design@


c a: u. c z <( c en w :;:) ._ w > w c w :I: en m :;:) D. z ...1 ...1 :;:) m ..:.. w z i= z w en a: 0 ...1 u. ., Mt. Olive AME Church :. "A Church with a Vision" 1747 LaSalle St. Tampa, FL, 33607 REV. JAMES C. GIVINS, PASTOR SUMMER PROGRAM 2007 Exciting and Especially for your child .. ; Full day program* Ages 5-13 years 7:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Monday Friday May 29-August 17 $50.00 per child/per week REGISTRATION-$25.00 per child Registration Deadline -May 19, 2007 Academics, Bible Study, Cooking, Dance, Music, Field Trips, Sign Language, Arts & Crafts, Speakers, Computers Breakfast-Lunch-Snacks SIGN UP TODAY! II SPACE IS LIMITED! Call813-254-5045 for ENROLLMENT information < "' '' ST. JOHN CATHEDRAL 3401 E.25thAver.ue Tampa,FL (Comer34thSt.&25thAve.) Phone: 813-248-37370r248-3651 Fax: 242-8076 Careline: 248-HELP BISHOP EDDIE NEWKIRK, Sr. Pastor Email us at sijministries@aol.com Mission Statement "A Church of the inner dty reaching out to the community by ministering to the whole man." Outreach Ministry: NOAH COMMUNilY OUTREACH,INC. I HOUSE OF lYDIA LOCAL Biennial White Rose Luncheon Held Members of the Tampa Chapter of The Links, Inc., recently held their Biennial White Rose Luncheon. The event was held at the Hyatt Hotel in downtown Tampa on April 28th. Link Patricia Miles was this year's Luncheon Chairperson. :(Photographs by George Streets.) Clarence and Yvonne Fort were among those Mrs. Liz Harris, Mrs. Marion Cole, and Mrs. in attendance at the luncheon. Mr. Fort was the Ann Favorite were among those attending the recipient of the Johna B. Andrews White Rose Luncheon. Humanitarian Award for community service. Among those in attendance at the White Rose Luncheon were from left to right: Rev Willie G. Dixon, C. Blythe Andrews, Jr., Link Gloria Andrews, Link Marie Beard, and Link Patricia Miles, Luncheon Chairperson. 11 a.m.* Messenger*REV. PRENTISS DAVIS Joy Tabernacle Church, Tampa, FL 4 p.m.* REV. ROY LIBURD, Pastor Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Plant City, FL


LOCAL ----Family Needs Help To Find Missing Teenager BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel StaffWriter Ms. Angelia Woods said she never had any problems with her daughter while they were living in Orlando. However, since moving to Tampa 14 months ago, she said she's noticed changes tak ing place with her daughter. But Ms. Woods said she never thought her daughter, 15-year-old Courtney Alicia Shantel Mitchell, would run away. Ms. Woods said Courtney asked to go to the Laundromat to wash her clothes anrl she gave her per mission. Courtney, who is a student at Wharton High School, is described as being 5'6" and weighing 130 pounds. Her ears are pierced and she has long, thick hair, but she prefers to wear weave, her mother said. The teenager left home and her family has not seen her since that Sunday. That was more than two weeks ago, and Ms. Woods is appealing to COURTNEY ALICIA SHANTEL MlTCHELL ... Missing for nearly 3weeks the community to provide any information that might lead to the location of the teenager. "She's been missing for more than two weeks and no one is doing anything. I went to the school and let them know, but they keep calling everyday to tell me she is absent," Ms. Woods said crying. Her aunt, Ms. Nichole Harris, said, "She has never run away before. She knows we're looking for her. She's not abused or neglected. But, she's doing things that are out of character for her. All we want is for her to come home," said through tears. Ms. Woods said, "She is very spoiled. I have 5 sons, but 'she's my only daughter and everyone caters to her. After moving to Tampa I started let ting her do things, like go tci the skating rink and other teenage things. Courtney is a gifted student, but these past few .months, she's let her grades Her mother said it is doubtful that Courtney would return to Orlando because she loves it here in Tampa. Courtney was reported missing to the Tampa Police Department as a runaway, report # 07-2iJ2826. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Courtney Mitchell can contact Investigator Beth Redman, (813) 276-3503, during business hours or (813) (813) 231-6130, at any time. They can also contact her Ms. Woods at (813) 919-9287, or Ms. Harris at (813) 900-7113. A Mother's oav Celebration. 3rd Annual Women's oav Conference Ne\\' Bethel Progressive Missionary Baptist Church Sisterhood Ministry Wotnan to Wotnan: Can We]ust Talk For A Minute?,Part.II Saturday, May 12, 2007 Paster&SisterReggieT.Webb 8:30a.m.-12:30 p.m. "JHnni!lg Souls.for Christ New Bethel Life Center One Sinner at ame, :_ 3011 East North Bay Street, Tampa, Florida .; Traveling west on MLK, make on 30th St cw Traveling east on MLK, make a left on 30th St -go two blods make right onto East North Bay SPEAKERS "How I Got Over 9>arMIII;rJ. IIIJ' Sister Pam Hill Winter Haven, FL ;. "Don't Let YoLU' Living Ruin Your Life 'i1>.rMiflt:J if Sister Sylvia Williams Lakeland, FL "Are You Your Sister's Keeper'?g.,.,,.,,.,rJ. "; Sister Katrina Lunsford Lakeland, FL "I'm phenomenally blessed!"' Sister Carol Coftie Pafm Coast, FL Co11tille11tal breakfast and 11111cll will be provided I I Reverend Regina! T. Webb, Pastor New Bethel Progressive Missionary Baptist Church of Tampa, Inc. PO Box 11614. Tampa. FL 33680-1614 813-238-4339 or 813-231-2922 FREE yo .THE PUBLIC .' : .. --.. Friends Ask For Help In Locating Missing Man ::c c 3: Friends of John Jerome Thomas are worried about him and fear something may have happened to him. to him, because he had a large sum of money on him who just celebrat-.J ed his 57t birthday, was last seen last Sunday afternoon in the Robles Park area. He has no 'local family, and was last seen in a white van with com mer'cial equipment on the back. Friends said although Thomas is a heavy drinker, he's never disappeared before He maintains his presence. with his friends who he depends on to make. sure he gets home safely. "We're afraid something criminal may have happened JOHN JEROME THOMAS the day he disapp'eared," said Ivory. John Jerome Thomas is described as a Black male, 5'9" tall and weighing 155 pounds. He has a cut on his forehead, and was last.seen along Jefferson Street in the Robles Park area.' Anyone knowing his whereabouts is asked' to contact Tampa Police or Ivory at (727) 612-3246 Pastor's Message & Sunday School 12 p. m. Morning Worship 1 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study* 7:30 p. m. Youth Sign Language & Tutoring THE STEWART FAMILY Dirctlons: 1-275 to Downtown West Exit (Ashley Drive) Turn Right on Kennedy Blvd. Turn Right on Oregon Avenue. www.tabofhope.org pastor@tabofhope.org Your Is By The Choices You Make ... .. At Glorious Community Holiness Church Of Jesus 1611 M. L. K. Blvd., Tampa MAY 6, 2007 3 P.M. Rev. Williams, Pastor* Rev Mary Toby, Asst. Pastor Come One Come All & L The Name 0 'TI ,.. 0 ::2 c )> en m z :j z m r; m c: ,.. ,.. m :j z "D c: aJ ,.. u; :::z:: m c m < m ::c -< -t c: m CJ) c )> z c ::c .c


...... 0 0 N LOCAL i Pastors On Patrol Hold I 1st Ailnual Ministers Conference c a: 1L c z a: w > w c w :I: U) :::::i m :::J a. z i= w ..J ..J :::J m ...:. w z i= z w U) a: 0 ..J 1L On Monday, May 7th, mem bers of Pastors On Patrol will hold their First Annual Ministers Conference. The two-day event will take place in the Beulah Baptist Institutional Church and conclude on Tuesday for a series of afternoon work-. shops. Dr. W. James Favorite is the presiqent of the organization and Rev. Walter L. Turner is the Conference Chairperson. Other ministers participating in the event includes Rev. Bartholomew Banks, Banquet Speaker; Dr. Earl Mason, Workshop Speaker; Dr. T. W. Jenkins, Workshop. DR. W. JAMFS FAVORITE President, Pastors On Patrol Speaker, Pastor Moses Brown, spokesman, and several others. PASTOR MOSES BROWN Spokesman Dr. Favorite said of the conference, "I tbink Pastors On Patrol is an organization True Fait:h lnspirat:ional Bapt:ist: Church i!5i!6 W. !ilighAvenue,Tampa, FL 33614 (One Block Of Armenia) The Reverend Dr .John L. Giles, Therne: "Ways To liet Closer To Heaven In i!007" Reverend Dr .John L.liiles Lady Betty .I. lire en at:urday, May 5, At: g:oo A. M. Tickets: S B Adults S4 Children 1 i! And Under Church Phone: [813) 933-4i!D1 !ipeaker: First: Lady Bet:t:y .J. lireen Hou&e Dr. Restoration Church Of liod, Elder Arthur L. Green, .Jr., Pastor REV. WALTER L. TURNER Chairman ... of interdenominational Christian Clergy and we are working towards having a unified voice in the commu nity. "It is our understanding that we need a vehicle in the Christian community to upgrade and deliver services. We have a lot of gifted and talented clergy whose expertise we can use to upgrade the level of services in other churches that may not have that particular gift," Dr. Favorite said. Rev. Walter L. T:U:rner, Chairman said, I ''This conference will set the stage for our programs and t;;ai'ning seminars. We hope to gain a great deal of good will form the public by mea'ns of projecting a positive image. We believe very deeply in the theme for the conference, "Equipping the Pastors for Today's. Challenges: To Help Pastor.s Ministering To The Daily Needs of Their Parishioners.,; "I am honored to have this opportunity to serve as the Chairman of the Conference Committee. And my prayer is that this conference will be a great success. Each member of the conference committee has made a major contribution and has been very instrumental in the planning process," Rev. Turner said. Moses Brown stated, "The quintessential pastor very seldom has an opportunity to mangle with his or her peers of different denominations. This confer ence is not a panacea to fix that problem, but it is a catalyst for lasting friendships and personal growth. Reporter Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248 or by e-mail at iris@flsentinel.com. Next Stop s ... Central Florida Reception Center (Bus Departs To Brevard At 6:00A.M.) Hamilton CorrocticJnallnstitution Madison Correctional Institution For Info To Reserve Your Seat


. LOCAL -Former Public Housing Resident To Get Doctor Of Phannacy Degree BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Anyone and everyone with any connection to Central Park Village knows Essie Mae Reed. They also know her daughter, Sheila Palmore, and some know of her children. But few know that Shaquina Palmore, representing the third generation of her family, will soon become the family's first doctor of Pharmacy. Shaquina, 27, has just completed her bookwork for pharmacy school, and in April 2008, will graduate from the Florida A&M School of Pharmacy. She participated in a "White Coat" ceremony last week. Shaquina, a single mother of 3, said she's proud of her family, and growing up in Central Park gave her an opportunity to see every facet of life. "I know how hard it is for young women these days, SHAQUINA PALMORE. especially single mothers. They have so many distractions in their lives they sometimes forget they had set.goals in their lives. Some never have the chance to set goals." Shaquina said when she was a little girl, she decided she do something in the medical field. "My grandmother had suf fered a stroke, and I decided I wanted to do something to help her and at the same time, help others. Pharmacy and was accepted." Shaquina said she wants to go back to show her community how she loves them, and she wants to help other young women who are single parents develop a career. "I want them to know it's never too late, I had a great family supporting me, and I'm sure their families will support them. Ali they have to do is want it bad enough." Shaquina said her big sister, Siberia, is already teasing her. "I had good grades in school, studied at Brewster as a Pharmacy Technician, and graduated with honors from Hillsborough Community College. I immediately applied to FAMU's School of "She calls me doctor all Beulah Baptist Institutional Church Famllv Would Be Honored To Have The Communltv Join Us In Our "A Celebration Of love & Service Honoring Rev. Delores Cain" sundav, Mav 6, 2001 @4:30P.M. For Additional Information, Please Contact The Church OHice [8131 251-3382 m N ew i; :111111 Rev. Delores Cain \-1/ben tiJr lvlessa!)c tlll.l lbe Alissio11 arc /)jpiuc 3005 E-Ellit'ott Street. Tampa. 1'133610-(813) 236-3611 Rev. Pat Hauser Poner House Church ........ ==::....::.:...:::::= SUMMER CAMP May 29-August.17, 2007 7:00 a.m. -5:30 p.m. Ages 5-11 Years ARTS & CRAFTS, ACADEMICS, BIBLE STUDY, COOKING, DANCE, FIELD TRIPS, FINANCIAL LITERACY, MUSIC, SIGN LANGUAGE, siNGING AND STEPPING Ages 12-15 Years Career Exploration -Financial Literacy -SAT Prep -' APPLY NOW! -SCHOLARSHIPS A V AlLABLE the time. She's been a great role model for me as have my mother and grandmoth-er." SUMMER CAMP 2007 Chess, Games, Arts & Crafts, Field Trips, Basketball, Tutoring & Free lunch$;_ ..., Ages 3 And Up ,<' -4905 N. 22nd Street (813) 231-9177 ForUsByUs of Manatee County, Inc. 2nd Annual King and Queen Pageant Saturday, May 5, 2007 @ 5:00p.m. St. John M. B. church 104 17th Street East Palmetto, FL SH.\NEECE BELL 5 YEARS PARENT MS. JOYCE BELL CAMERON WHITE '. PARENTS PARENTS: MR. a MRS. EDDII! 1i0MEZ MR.HEJIMAN WHriE a MS. HUBBERT NOT PICTURED: KAMAURION COLTER 2YEARS PARENT KILLEARN WILLIAMS FOR MORE INFORMATION: (941)721-4783 OR 730-4571 0 ::c c l> C/) m z ::j z m '="' m c rr-m ::j z "'0 c: m r-c;; ::::t m c m < m ::c < -t c: m C/) c l> z c ., ::c c


c t u. c z w c w :::1: en ::J m :::;) D. z lU ...J ...J :::;) m w Z i= z w en t g u.. LOCAL 'Dream Seeker Fund' Benefits Area Youth Albert Owens, known as Bucified Bert, has devoted himself to being a positive role model for children. He does this through the Bucified acronym, "Be An Understanding Citizen Identify Friendly Individuals EachDay." Owens as his alter-ego Bucified Bert, takes his enthusiasm and uplifting message to schools and spe cial events where he invites children to' be good citizens and promotes personal safety by encouraging them to be aware of their surroundings. The Dream Seeker Fund will enable Owens to take qualifying children to. home football games where they will enjoy the excitement of NFL football, and the Dream Seeker Ole Is Alive Scholarship Fund will honor the memory. of Owens'. mother, Emma Lee, in the mission statement, "Operation Legacy, Emma Lee." Through this scholarship fund, students who qualify will be provided financial ALBERT OWENS (Bucified Bert) support to attend college and advance their education. Children will be selected based on their achievement and commitment to the Bucified mission. The recipients should also be goal-driven youth strivillg to reach their maximum potential by rising above negative peer pressure. ''They should also be giving back to the community by exemplifying the Bucified acronym," said Owens. ,..The Dream Seeker Fund is atfiliated with All Sports Community Services, Inc., with advisory members, Albert Owens, Roger Girson, Eddie Olavarria and Jim Riley. Walton Eagles will feature a song by Gospel recording artist, Deitrick Haddon's "This Is The Day" Walton Eagles will inspire, encourage and motivate you. Join us as our students soar to stardom! NOW ENROLLING K-STH GRADE 4817 N. Florida Avenue Tampa, FL 33603 (813) 231-9272 (813) 231-9271 FAX www.waltonacademy.org In The Spotlight WANDA No, our eyes aren't deceiving you. This week's Spotlight feature is of a woman whose photo virtually says it all. Wanda is a 36-year-old Cancer with measurements that are a staggering 38-28-44. In her spare time, Wanda enjoys all types of sports, modeling, and spending time with her 4 children. It is Wanda's desire to become a member of the 2008 Olympic USA Track and Field Team as a discus and shot put thrower. When asked about her favorite star or artists, she said she likes them all, and when it comes to her favorite quote, she said just look up Psalms 37, and it say sit all. Congratulations to this week's Spotlight feature, Wanda, and if you keep your fingers crossed, you may be seeing more of her in the near future


. LOCAL Darrell .Jackson Celebrity Basketball Festival Held At MacFarlane Park On Sunday, April 22, thousands packed MacFarlane Park for the Darrell Jackson Celebrity Basketball Festival. Darrell Jackson attended Tampa Catholic High School before going to college and later being drafted by the Seattle Seahawks. Now a member of the San Francisco 49ers, Jackson holds events every year when lie's in town. (Photos by Jerry Brunson) The host, Darrell Jackson, is shown flanked by a pair of Tampa Bay Buccaneer players. Layla and Carisa stopped to Goldee was at the mic for pose at the festival. the festival. Rena And Anddrikk Frazier were in attendance at the basketball festival. Daisy, Juanita and Shawnda eqjoyed at the park. More than happy to pose at the festival were Ms. P., NayNey, and Telesicia. 9 LIVES CAT FOOD 3151.00 -SWIMMING WEAR 53.99 -, .. IRISH SPRING SOAP 2151.00 ALL 200 FL. OZ 58.99 -. IOo/oOFF r 0 ll c )> CJ) m z ---4 z m r;I]J .c: r r m ::::! z "'0 c:: llJ c "U) l::t: p n l j m : < j m ,-f c: m CJ) c )> z c ll c IJ:ll WITH A PURCHASE tfl WONDER BREAD From feft to right: Leshay Williams, Carlin, and Cleveland Williams. ALL SMALL t MIGHTY 53.99 51.00 OF 520.00 OR MORE BOUTY 60 SHEETS 51.0 0


, SPORTS c a: II. SPORTS IDE WITH RANDY Preparation For Florida Sentinel Cla,sic Bginsl The steering committee for the Howard W. Blake George S. Middleton football game, known as the Florida Sentinel Classic is set to. begin planning for next sea son's game. Once again, the game will be. played at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, September 29th at 7:30 p. m. The schools, the committee and the sponsors are determined to make this Florida Sentinel Classic the best ever. More details will be provided at a later date. The Fight Of The Century Saturday night, another fight of the century will take place. The fight will match Floyd Mayweather against Oscar De La Hoya. The fight is expected to be a good one. This is especially so since the two are supposed to dislike each other. A sub-plot in the fight is the trials and tribulations that go on between Mayweather, Jr. and Mayweather, Sr. Senior has trained both De La Hoya and his son. Mayweather, Sr. will be at ringside as the guest of De La Hoya. In the meantime, the feud goes on with the Mayweathers. Woods And Jordan Wow Crowd Tiger Woods and friend Michael Jordan are playing partners in the Wachovia Pro-Am Golf Tournament. While Tiger and Michael are partners, they would rather not be. The two love to compete against each other. One thing for sure, the two wowed the crowd as they joked and needled each other around the course. The crowd already follows Tiger Woods. Imagine what the crowd will be with Tiger Mike in the same four some? c z c:a:: The Perception Of The Black Quarterback : c en w ::: 1-How The Media Destroyed Chris Leak And Troy Smith In The Draft > a: w > w c w ::c en :; ID ::: D. z t:i -I -I ::: ID .!. w 1-z w en a: 0 -I II. BY LEON B. CREWS ,, Sentinel Staff Writer (An Analysis) During the modern era of the National Football League, African American athletes have been praised for their prowess at every position except quarterback. Marlon Briscoe of the Denver Broncos was the first African American quarterback in the NFL during the modern era, followed by James Harris, Joe Gilliam, Doug Williams, and Warren Moon. Today, virtually every NFL team has either had or currently has a Black quarterback on their roster. However, the perception of those athletes today is the same as it was when Marlon Briscoe played. When a white quarterback is t alked about, he's described as b eing smart, brainy, intelli gent, and easily able to catch on to a professional system. However, when a Black quarterback is talked about, he's d escribe d as havin g a strong arm, quick feet, and b eing athletic .Does that mean they have all of those abilitie s but lack intelligence? Another perception is Bl a ck quarterbacks can't play in the NFL if they're too short. Heisman trophy w!nner Troy Smith barely got drafte d because he's 6 feet tall, and NCAA football champion. Chris Leak didn't get drafted cr: because of his height. Leak was signed as a .free agent ,... with the Chicago Bears Lovie Smith has capture d a f truegem. CHRIS LEAK Yet, NFL quarterbacks Drew Brees, Jeff Garcia, and a few others not only flouri s h but are well sought after in the NFL despite their stature. No matter what it may look like on the outside, and no matter how you may point out that there are Black quarte r backs in the NFL, the only reason they are there i s because of their size and athletic ability. I've never heard Donovan McNabb, Byron Leftwich, Aaron Brooks, Steve McNair, or any other Black quarterback described as being intelligent and smart. Since when was ability based on height? Since when were Troy Smith and Chris Leak unable to play professionally because they're too short? I've n ever heard that ex cus e used for a whit e quar-' terback. Any excuse will work in justification of passing on a proven winner and selecting quarterbacks from BYU, University of Houston, and other sc hool s that n e ver play TROY SMITH Division 1 talent. How can you be the best player in college football (Heisman winner) and then f a ll to the 5th round of the draft? Smith was 20-2 with the Ohio State Buckeyes. Leak led the Florida Gators to the champion ship. Let me tell you why they fell s o far. The white m e di a The ESPN analysts, radio sport personal ities started a nationwide witch-hunt against Smith and Leak. "They're to o short," "Can t play at the n ex t level," "Smith was terrible in the big game." This kind of talk was con stant for about three months. You think the NFL teams don't listen? I hope Smith and Leak make them all s orry but the perc e ption of the Black quarterback will never die. Unti l w e get Bl ack NFL team own ers, athletes like Smith and Leak will continue to take a back seat to athletes not even clos e to their talent level, and NFL teams will continue to play musical chairs with white quarterbacks who are proven lo sers. Bucs Acquire DT Sims From Chiefs; Release CB -Juran Bolden JURAN BOLDEN The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued to make adjustments to their defense on Tuesday. The Bucs acquired former Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Ryan Sims, a firstround draft in the 2002 draft. Tampa Bay sent an undisclosed future draft pick to the Chiefs in order to acquire the 26-year-old lineman. Sims has registered 149 tackles, five sacks, 36 quarterback pressures, one forced fumble, one interception and one fumble recovery in five seasons with the Chiefs. Tampa Bay used seven of their 10 draft pickS on defensive in the NFL Draft this past weekend. "We have made it a point this off-season to bring in some guys who are going to help this defens e become the dominant force that everyone expects," said head coach Jon Gruden. "We 'are confi-4ent that the guys we are RYAN SIMS picking up in free agency and. the draft will bring a spark on the defensive side that we obviously missed last season." The Bucs also made some unexpected moves, releasing veteran cornerback Juran Bolden along with three other players. Bolden a Tampa native, safety Tra Boger, long snapper Adam Johnson and defensive tackle Kenny Smith were cut from the Bucs on Monday. Bolden played in '32 games for the Bucs between 2005-06, contributing 116 tackles, three interceptions, one' sack and 22 passes defensed. The Hillsborough High grad started 11 games last season replacing starter Brian Kelly. Reporter .I Writer Antione Davis can be reached at (813) 248-1921. He can also be reached at adavis@jlsentinel.com. Subscribe Today! 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SPORTS 'Golden Boy', 'Pretty Boy' To Face Off In Las Vegas Boxing Showdown LAS VEGAS Two men who have reached the pinnacle of their boxing careers -four-time champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and sixtime champion Oscar De La Hoya of the -United States meet in Las Vegas as De La Hoya defends his World Boxing Council middleweight title. "The World Awaits" is set to determine the best all-around fighter May5. Boxer Oscar De La Hoya acknowledges the crowd chanting his name as he arrives at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, 01 May 2007 Oscar De L a Hoya. first came to prominence with his Olympic gold m edal i n Barcelona in 1992. Since turning pro D e La Hoya, 34, has 38 wins and four losses with 30 of hi s victories com ing by knockout. H e has earned the nickname "Th e Golden Boy" for his good looks, community service and positive attitude. Floyd Mayweather Jr. lost a controversial semifinal bout in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, and had to settle for a bronze medal. He spent the first. years of his career in D e La H o y a's shadow, fighting less talented boxers before the World Boxing Cr;cncil super featherweight title from Genaro m 1998. Mayweather's nickname is Pretty B oy" because of his attractive face and physique. De La H oya has won a of the world title in six w eight classes. Mayweather has capture d four different" titles. OSCAR DE LA HOYA vs. FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. Mayweather is undefeated (37-0) with 24 knockouts D e L a Hoya, 34, is four years older than Mayweather. As part of a prefight press tour, D e La Hoya and Mayweather stopped here at Washington's Union Station. The younger, flashier Mayweather said that he plans to prove that he is the best fighter in the world. "May 5, I'm not going to rush," he said. "I'm going to take my time, I'm going to go out there -and I am going to look you face to face when I say this -I'm going to take my time, I am going to go out there and I am going to give you a brutal beating; a brutal beating." Oscar D e La H oya said at the same event that he is not intimidated by Mayweath er. The veteran said talk i s cheap and h e plans to make sure his opponent's undefeated record comes to an end. 22072-ist Ava. T impa Fl33605 18131 248-1921 HighYield Bonds SAN FRANCISCO Barry Bonds' chances to hit are becoming more limited as he creeps closer to the home run record. When Jeff Francis hung a fastball to the San Francisco slugger, Bonds made him pay with career home run No. 743. Then in the eighth inning, he lined a go-ahead two-run single to right. with the bases loaded to lift the Giants past the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Wednesday night "Oh, man, that's a situation you hope for," teammate Ryan K l e s k o said of seeing B o nds in the batter's box with the bases loaded. "You've got to pitch to him with the base s loaded -though I've see n the m walk him with the bases loaded." Bonds moved withi n 12 homers of Hank Aaron's career record of 755, hitting a two-run shot to right fie ld in the fourth inning. His eighthinning-single gave him four RBis on the night and 1,951 for his career, tying him with Stan Musial for fourth place on the all-time list. Panthers ... Release Keyshawn CHARLOTTE, N.C. --When the Carolina Panthers dra fted S o u t h e r n California receiver Dwayne Jarrett in the second round KEYSHAWN S a t u r d a y JOHNSON l{eyshawn Johnson was ecsta tic. "This is a great pick. We _need another wide receiver," Johnson gushed whil e working as a draft analyst for ESPN. "Thi s g uy is much lik e m e. I'm going to teach him how to play from the point of attack." He won't get the chance. Th e Panthers de e med their older former USC receiv e r was expendable Tuesday. .Johnson, th e 6 foot-A poss es sion r ece iv e r and 1 996 No. 1 overa ll pick, was r e leased to make way for a younge r 6 -foot4 possession receiv e r take n with the 45th pick. W e appr eciated the contri bution of Keyshawn in his season with the Panthe r s ," c o ac h John Fox said. Is Michael .Jordan Dating Eddie Murphys Ex? "Extra" is first with the hot shots of Michael Jordan's undercover getaway with the former Mrs. Eddie Murphy. Murphy's ex, Nicole Mitchell Murphy, who is also the mother of their five children, was spotted with Jordan in Cabo San Lucas soaking up the Mexican sun. And if the proof is 1n the pictures, the undercover lovers are surely enjoying themselves, as Michael smiled from ear to ear as Nicole showcased her buff body. Jordan's reps told "Ex.tra" they don't comment on his personal life, but his divorce MICHAEL JORDA.ll,[ from wife Juanita could become the most expensive in history' costing the basketball legend more than $150 million. Radio Producer Fired For Iverson Skit SAN ANTONI O --The producer of a sports radio show that. aired a parody about Denver Nuggets guard Allen Iverson with references to drugs, seeking sex from Mexican women and the shooting of a ho meless man has reportedly been tired. KTKR-AM producer Eric Gray was dismissed, the San Antonio Express N ews report ed, citing internal e-mails. Matt Martin, a Clear Channel Communications Inc. vice president and market manager for KTKR, wouldn't confirm the firing Tuesday. He issued a statement saying the April 25 parody "included content that could be viewed as insensitive. KTKR does not condone or approve of inappropriate content or languag e." The skit, with an Iverson imp ersonator answering ques tions on air, had him seeking ALLEN IVERSON sex from "Mexican" women on the River Walk and the accidental shooting of a homeless man who was an "illegal alien." "!c'or them to put out some thing like that is awful," said Iverson, who is Black. The skit prompted Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich to pull out of his we e kly call in session with the show. Trail Blazer Guard Brandon Roy Selected As NBA's Rookie Of. The Year PORTLAND, Ore. Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy was chosen as the NBA' s Rookie of the Year on W ednesday after le ading a ll rookie s with averages of 16.8 points, 4.0 assists and 35.4 minute s in 57 games. Roy r e ceived 127 out of a possibl e 128 first-place votes (638 points) for the award, known as the Eddie Gottlie b Troph y from a p a n e l of spo rts write r s and broadcasters Toronto's Andrea Bargnani finishe d second with 264 points and Memphis Rudy Gay was third with 93 point s "It's rare to see a rooki e step in, assume a l eadership rol e and become a go -to guy as Brandon did this past sea -BRANDON ROY son ," Trail Blazers head coac h Nate McMillan said i n : a state ment. "Brandon is a phe nomen a l young talent and has a chance to b ec om e a \'C'ry s p e cia l player in this leaguC'." 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__ .. FUNERALS -. -CEDRIC JAMAR MILLS "C.J." The celebration of life service for Cedric Jamar Mills, affectionately called "C ,J.", 17, of 4219 W. Laurel St., who answered the call of his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, will be held Saturday, May 5 2007, at 11 a. m. at Saint Matthew M.B. Church, 3708 E. Lake Ave., with Pastor W. D. Sims, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. C.J. was born February 24, 1990, in Tampa, to S. Vidal Mills and LaKesha Baxter. C.J. dedicated his life and accepted Jesus Christ at an Mills and Ezekiel "Zeke" Mills; special cousins; Philence Clark, Alyce Brown, Quinshetta Kenon, Keyetta Kenon and Vonderricka Kenon; the Davis, Mills and Baxter families; like grandparents, John, Jr. (Allean) Dock and Bernell Brown; godmother, Beatrice Walker; godsisters, Da'monyea Stephens, Tasha Smith and Que Que Carter; special ones in his life, Rev. William Leonard and Sis. Arsie Sims; extended (amily and friends, Saint Matthew M. B. Church family; Jefferson High School football coaching staff; Jefferson Varsity Football team; the entire Jefferson High School faculty, staff and students; Tampa Bay Youth Football League; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose at St.,Matthew M. B. Church from 4-8 p. m., Friday evening (today). The family will receive friends beginning at 5 p. m. The funeral cortege, for the family only, will arrange from 2420 W. Cypress St. All friends are asked to assemble at the church approximately 10:15 a. m. on Saturday for the service. "AIKENS FUNERAL HOME" BROTHER ROOSEVELT JONES P.arly age as his personal Funeral services for BrothSavior. He was an All Star er Roosevelt Jones, of7516 S. Football player who.touched O'Brien St., who passed away many people's lives and was Sunday, April 29, 2007, will loved by all who knew him. be -held Saturday, May 5, He was a caring leader, ath-2007, at 2 p. m. at Mt. Zion .lete and poet that had a A.M.E. Church, 7401 determination to reach all of Kissimmee St., Tampa, with his goals. Rev. Dwayne K. Gaddis, offi-He was preceded in death ciating. Interment will follow by his great grandparents, at Rest Haven Memorial Park -Hosea and Lois Davis, Celia Cemetery. Mills and Minnie Sims. Bro. Jones was preceded in C.J. leaves to mourn his death by: a loving and devot-precious memories: father, ed wife, Dorothy Lee .Jones of S. Vidal Mills (Florrieiynn 54 years; and sister, Mary L. ''Flo"); mother, LaKesha Hatcher and her husband, Baxter; grandparents who Edgar Lee; 2 brothers, Du d raised him, Lucy and Ernest Banks and wife, Tinnie, and Mills; grandparents, Eva Tommie Lee Jones and wife, Baxter, Monroe Marshall and Gladys. Bernard Washington; 3 Left to cherish precious brothers, John Dock, IV, memories are: 4 devoted James McCarty and Malik children, Diane Jones, Mills; 4 sisters, Chenique Harold Jones (Betty), Brenda Mills, Jamesha McCartv, Jones Nichols (and friend, D'Andra Johnson a.;d Tony) and Dorothy D. Jones; Darrianna Johnson; aunts, 4 loving and devoted grand-Essie Mae Ward, Lisa children, Tracy D. Nichols, Anderson and Vandolyn Brittany Jones, Gary Keenon; uncles, Ernest Sheffield (DeLeon) and Alvin "Rodney" Mills, Lawrence Leon Tyson; 7 great grand-Mills, Monroe Marshall, III, children, Ebony Sheffield, Tate Marshall and Damien Carrissa Sheffield, Little Marshall; great aunts, Jackie Gary Sheffield, Kendonte' Odom (Henry), Valerie Clark, Nichols, Tredonoven Nichols, Linda Colston, Sandra Jaden Sheffield and Noah Stergan (Tim), Patricia Sheffield; brothers, Clifford McDonald, Alice Williams Jones (BP.tty), Eugene Jones and Minnie Monroe; great (Annie Bell) and 'Willie Lee uncles; Hosea Davis, Tony Jones (Carrie); goddaugh-Davis and Arthur Brown; ters, Auriel James and cousins (like brothers who Wanda 'Wilson; and a host of were raised with him), ,, devoted nieces, nephews, D.arrell Young, Rodney -other relatives, friends, "Terrel" Mills, Xavier "Za Za" members of Mt. Zion A.M.E. O''ER 15 'YEARS OF SERVICE Family Owned & Operated & Anderson Funeral North 22nd Street Tampa, Aorida 33610 We Offer Cremation --Personalized Funeral Services --Shipping 813-237-5775 We provide affordable Prices with Excellence In Professionalism And High Standards with a Jiattilio.rl Frmeral Service. BROTHER ROOSEVELT JONES Church and the Port Tampa Community. A native of Fort Valley, Georgia, Bro. Jones resided in the Tampa area 48 years. He was a member who faithfully served at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church as a Steward and Honorary Treasurer. Bro. Jones was active in civic affairs of Port Tampa until he became ill, wanted better neighborhoods and better lives for all, free of crime, etc. Bro. Jones retired from National Gypsum Company in 1993. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home from 5-8 p. m. on Friday evening (today). The family will receive guest from 7-8 p. m. The funeral cortege will arrange from 7401 Kissimmee St. Friends are asked to assemble at the church approximately 1:45 p. m., Saturday for the service. THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING FOLLOWING THE EULOGY. The family is asking all who would, to donate to the American Cancer and Lung Association in lieu of flow-ers. "AIKENS FUNERAL HOME" MASTER CARLTON RAYSHAWN DENSON Homegoing services for Master Carlton Rayshawn Dens.on of 4505 N. 39th Street, who passed away April 23, 2007, will be held Saturday, May 5, 2007, at 2 p. m., at St. John Cathedral Church, 3401 25th Ave., Bishop Eddie Newkirk, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Carlton was born September 11, 1994, in Tampa, to Tonya Nicole Lovette. He attended Sligh Middle School in Hillsborough County. He was converted and baptized _at an early age and was a member of St. John Cathedral Church. He was preceded in death by his uncle, Kennis Lovette; His memory will li\'e on in the hearts of many: led by his loving mother, Tonya Lovette; stepfather, Sammie 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Tampa, Fl 33610 PIL (813) 232 Fax 1813) 231-4521 Lerour.fi1111ilr rakt< mn o{Juur /irmilr: Jr;.. an-l11t< ke.,.. to and ;/lit r -e;riCt'-MASTER CARLTON RAYSHAWNDENSON Oglesby; grandmother, Evelyn Coleman and Brenda (Issac) Harvin; great grandmother, Altamese Coleman; grandfather, Harry (Cheryl) Lovette; brothers, Tyre Crawford and Samij Oglesby; sisters, Tonae Crawford and Samiya Oglesby; nephew, Reginald Housley, III; uncles, Antonio Lovette, Eric Coleman, Alphonso (Betty) Hicks, Derrick Coleman, David Coleman, Walter "Sunshine" Pickens, Bernard Moye, Alphonso Hicks, II, and Larry Edwards, Jr., all of Tampa, Charles Keys, Johnell Keys, Albert Lovette, Roger Lovette, and Frank Hicks, all of Quincy; special aunts, Elsie Coleman, Karie Coleman,_ Chauntelle Hicks, Vee Hicks, Kim and Marsha Walker, all of Tampa, Elizabeth Reggins, Willie Dale Martin, Pearlie McNair, Mamie Hicks, Martha Hicks and Ella Roberts, all of Quincy, and Dale Lovette of Jacksonville; godmother, Royale Edwards; godsister, Robyn Dixon; special cousins, Demarcus Pickens, Tim Walker, Kim Denson, and Dominic Coleman; special friends, Denzel (Chico), Leon, and Raydcquan, Rachel, Edrice, Linda, Israel (Jr.), Shereka, Sassy, Shawn, Trina, Nicole, Tashaney; and many more sorrowing family and friends. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. The funeral cortege will arrange from 4505 N. 39th Street. "AIKENS FUNERAL HOME". I Support The Florida Sentinel Advertisers Easts1de Funeral Home, Inc Founded On Faith Dea. Robert J,ee Stevens-Owner (813) 224-9557 (813) 22g-2531 Fax 2301 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa, Fl Easlsidefh@yahoo.com MS. RHODISHA M.GAMBRELL Funeral service for Ms Rho dish& M. Gambrell will be held and Saturday May 5, 2007, at 11 a. m. at New Bethel M. B. Church 915 Okaloosa Street, Pastor A. Randolph Jerald, Pastor Clark the eulogist. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery. Ms. Rhodisha M. Gambrell was born August 2, 1975, to Bobbie Gambrell and the late Raford T. Gambrell. Rodisha was born in Tampa. 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FUNERALS I MEMORIAMS -MR. JACK 'TELEPHONE JACK' L.SMITH A homegoing celebration for Mr. Jack "Telephone Jack" L. Smith of 2;02 W. Conrad Street, who passed away Thursday, April 26, 2007, will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2007, at 2 p. m. at New Bethel A.M. E. Church, 915 Okaloosa Avenue, with Pastor A. Randolph Gerald, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Smith was born July 22, 1941, in Tampa, to the late Henry and Ruth Smith. He was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County and graduating from Howard W. Blake, class of 1960. Mr. Smith was a veteran of the United States Army. Upon completion of his tour of duty, he was employed with GTE Co. as a telephone repair technician. After service of 25 years with GTE, Mr. Jack retired and started his own company, the well known, "Mr. Jack's Telephone Service". He was preceded in death by: his parents; son.<>, Eric and Jeffery Smith; brothers, Bennie and Hydrise Smith; sisters, Alberta Gilbert, Helen J. Walker, Ernestine Stokes, Lottie Boykins and Fifi F. Glymph. "Mr. Telephone Jack" leaves to cherish his memories: his sister, Myrtle L. Powell; Kiwania L. Gray; grandsons, Carlos Goodman and Samario Davis; nieces, Claudette Powell, Johnnie Mae Barlow, Pamela Beckwith and Diane Williams and husband, Lee, all of Tampa, Janie Boykins of Nevada, Kim Boykins of New York, Cassandra Sunking and husband, Timothy and Tiffany Smith of Ft. Lauderdale; nephews, Gilbert R. Walker and wife, Joann, Gregory N. Walker, Hydrise Smith, Jr. and wife, Pam, Vii"gil Smith, all of Hollywood, Rudy Jones and wife, Yvonne, Michael Boykins, both of 'l:ampa, Henry Boykins, Robert Boykins and Eugene Boykins, all of Pompano Beach; cousin, Clarence "Sonny" Brooks and wife, Caletha; sisters-in-law, Margaret Smith and Vivian Smith; special friend, Shirley Anderson; and many other great nieces and nephews; wonderful friends, Charlie and Deborah Hobbs, Sheldon "Cornbread" Dennard, Bernard "Nut" Clark, Ron Lewis, Tom Barone, and the Double Decker Crew, especially Ms. "C". The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, May 4, 2007, at Ray Williams F'uneral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Friends and family are asked to assemble at 2702 St. Conrad Street at 12:30 p. m. on Saturday afternoon. Arrangements entrusted-to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MRS.BETTYE B. KITCHEN Mrs. Bettye B.,Kitchen of 2604 N. 29th Street passed away Sunday, April 29, 2007. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 5, 2007, at 11 a. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Reverend Richard Woodberry, officiating. Mrs. Kitchen was a native of Tampa, and was educated by the public schools of Hillsborough County, graduating from Middleton High School, class of 1958. She was a member of the Lola Simon #162, Order of Eastern Star P.H.A., Betty Baker-\\'orthy Matron. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Lovin and Palice Byrd; and siblings, Mary Webb, Bertha Ingram and Lovin Byrd, Jr. She leaves to cherish her memory: daughters, Robbin Finch and husband, Joe, and Hilda James and friend; Alberto Davis, both of Tampa; son, Reginald Lark of Tampa; grandchildren, Takisha Lark-Cosby and friend, Dola, Marshall Cosby, III, M:onroe Parks, Ebony Gaskin (J.R.), Palicia Kenner, Alicia Harris, Shanita Moore, Brittany Jones, Thomas James, II, Thomas James, III, Michael James, Tominique James, Joshua James, Courtney Lark, Johnathan James and Reginald Lark, Jr., all of Tampa; great grandchildren; Antonio, Markis, Camryn, Davinishia, Travion, Erica, Tomirian and Tomony; brother. Wallace Carter; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends too numerous to naane. The remains will repose after 5 p. m. on Friday, May 4, 2007, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern,, Owners. DOUGLAS DAVIS The funeral service for Mr. Douglas Davis, who passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2007, will be held Saturday, May 5, 2007, at 11 a. m., at the Brown's Memorial Church of God in Christ, 2313 E 27th Ave., Tampa, where the Bishop Matthew Williams, II, is the pastor. Elder Major Jones will be officiating. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. Mr. Davis was a native of Brooklyn, New York. He lived in Tampa for more than 34 years. He was a retired veteran of the United States Air Force having served in the Viet Nam Conflict. He was retired from Hillsborough County Waste Management. His religious preference was Pentecostal. He leaves to cherish his memories: wife, Darlene Davis of Springhill; son, Douglas Anthony Davis of Tampa; 3 daughters, Rochelle Phillips of Atlanta, GA, Vera Edwards and Shadae Arenas, both of Tampa; 4 grandchildren; sister, Adrian Davis of Brooklyn, New York; a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. The remains will repose from 5-8 p. m. at the Brown's Memorial Chapel, 2314 E. 27th Ave., Tampa. It is the request of the family that friends and relatives meet them at the church at 10:45 a. m. on Saturday morning. A WOODY'S FUNERAL SERVICE. Subscribe Today! YSent .Bulle-lnel tin f ., .. .. -.;\ : JI\,, t:(A .r ,,,. Serving Tampa, St. Pete and Surrounding Areas r:S7"M cV!tu TERRY DON BURTON The funeral service for Mr. Terry Don Burton, who passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2007, will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2007, at 1 p.m. at the Brown's Memorial Church of God in Christ Chapel, 2314 E 27th Ave., Tampa, with Minister Ernest Helm, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Burton was a native of Tampa. He attended public schools in Hillsborough County. His religious preference was Pentecostal. He is survived by: son, Terry Johnson of Brandon; a host of grands; 3 sisters, Brenda Joyner of Brandon, Cherlyn Hemmingway of Tampa, and Charity Freeman ofValrico; a host of nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends. The remains will repose on Saturday, May 5, 2007, from 12:30 to 1 p. m. at Brown's Memorial Chapel, 2314 E 27th Ave., Tampa. The family is asking friends and relatives to please meet at the chapel at 12:45 p. m. A WOODY'S FUNERAL SERVICE. IN MEMORIAM FRED JENRETTE, SR. 4/22/1937-3/14/2001 Sadly missed by your family, the Soarreys and Jenrettes. JULIET MCCALL Seventeen years have passed since you departed from us. time has not erased the loss we feel. The love we shared in our heart for you still remains in our minds. Sadly missed by: your children, Reginald, Donald, Steve, Clementis and Rodney McCall; and a dear and loving friend, Sam Brown. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM OLIVIA (LIBBY) MAYO ROANE 4/3/52-10/23/06 Celebrating your birthday with family was a joyous occasion for you. Now you are celebrating your birthday in heaven with our Heavenly Father. You are free. We have happy birthday memories of you to keep in our hearts always. We love you dearly: father, Oliver Mayo, Jr.; children, Lisa and Terry; grandchildren, Bobby, Brittney, Steve and Ariel; sisters, Virginia (John), Theresa; nieces and nephews; and other family and friends. LEROY JONES May4, 2006 To the love of my life (your wife, Janie). It's been a year but only feels like a minute has passed in my heart. Leroy, "all" the children and family are missing you so much. Little do they know, they are the ones who are keeping me together. 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====:: CARDS OF THANKS = LOCAL CARD OF THANKS The family of the late Mother Mary Alice Nelson, the Brow n s Powell, Cromartie, Hudson and House families appreciate you very much for your prayers, hospital visits, phone calls, monetary gifts, food, cards and flowers. You showed the grace of God, which is given to you by Jesus Christ during our time of bereavement. Special thanks to: BibleBased Fellowship Church and staff, Pastor Earl Mason, Elder Washington of Plant City, Sol Davis and Staff of Sol Davis Printing. Whisper Spring Oaks Nursing Home, EverettDerr & Anderson Funeral Home and the Florida MOTHER MARY ALICE NELSON Sentinel Bulletin. May God bless each one of you. THANK YOU The family of the late Mr. James E. Purvis, Sr. would like to thank you for all acts of kindness shown to us during the illness and passing of our loved one. The phone calls, cards, food and beautiful flowers, were deeply appreciated. Special thanks to: Rev. Dr. T. W Jenkins, Pastor, Rev. Ernest Booner eulogist, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, and Rev. T. D. Leonard, Pastor of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church. Special thanks to Deacon Eddie B. Norman, Deacon Lenton Douglas and the N e w Hope Missionary Baptis t Church family and the staff of Ray Williams. MR. JAMES E. .PURVIS, SR. May God bless each of you the Purvis and Gree n f amily. A NOTE OF THANKS The family of the late Tameka S Flucker would like to express our love and appreciation for the many acts of kindness. Firs t and f o remost w e thank you for your prayers. W e tha n k you for your m a ny, many acts of kindness: for the food, cards, calls, flowers and other acts oflove. A special thanks to our Pastor Elder Charles Davis, First Lady Mother Deloris Davis, our College Hill Church of God in Christ -family, e a c h auxiliary and C OGI C m embe r T h e Family Enrichment C enter, COGIC Preschool Staff, parents and stu dents, Middleton staff and students, Paul L. Sheehy staff and stu dents, MacDill AFB Commissar y emplo yees, Tampa Neighborhood W a tch "Grid oss," r e l atives, fri ends and neighbors To: the Ray Williams Funeral Ho!'le S t a ff, to the' TAMEKA S F L U CKER Rho des & Northern and Miss C harlotte Castellano words cannot express our l o ve, appreciation and gratit ude for t h e s ervice you provided, you w ent abov e and b e y o n d with your service, time and dedication. W e thank you all! SUPPORT THE FLORIDA SENTINEL ._. :D c Beaten Homeless Man Dies Of Injuries 3: fa N 0 o -..J A forty-eight Tampa man died at a local hospital from injuries he received after being attacked. Critically injured, the man was disco vered on the porch of a vacant house by a Tampa Police on routine patrol last Tuesday. According to police, Officer Bob Barrett was on routine patrol when he fo und Aaron Lainar Dennard on the front porch of 1910 N Lamar Avenue around 6 a.m., Tuesday. Dennard was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he w a s admitt e d and pl a ced on life support. The extent o f his injuries was not relea s ed. Ms. Andrea Davis, sp o kesperson for the Tampa Police Department said, "We r e ally need the help of the community on this c a se. We 're asking any one with a n y informa ti o n to contact the Tampa Police Depart ment. Dennard was recently hi r ed to work a s a j a nitor at Mount C a lv ary Junior Academy located in E ast Ta m pa:_ Du r i ng a n earlier inte r view, his employer, Edson Jarvis principal of Mount Calvary Junior Aca d e m y, said Dennard had been r-0 :D c )> en m z -f z AARON LAMAR DENNARD m r;al c r-... Died after being beaten by unknown assailants working at the school for t h e past month. H e w a s an absolutel y out stand i ng e mplo yee. H e d i d hi s work well, he was a l wa ys on time, and he even c ame in ea rly to mak e sure every thing w a s right. He w as conscie ntious about what he did. We had no intention s o f l ett in g him go. Wh en I r ead the reports a bou t this si t uation, I see a home l ess m a n. But he did have people who cared rabout him and who loved gJ him. I don t why an y one z would d o something like "tl this. And I ho p i ng that the-ffi co v erage this is getting will cause an y on e who saw a ny -::z:: thing o r heard a nyth ing to come forward so that the m persons re spons ibl e for this can be brough t to justic e ," Jarvis s a id Anyone with i nformation is asked to contact th.e T ampa Police Department at (81 3 ) 2 3 1-6130. < m :D -< -f c m en c )> z c :D c She's been ther e since day on e From kissing boo-boos to making sur e you got your homework done e\re n now, s h e still to when ir's cold our. This Mother's Oay, \Ye'give tribut e to th e one per s on .de b rca n never b e r epaid.' t !,.i .. ''' I FUNERAL HOME 3000 N 29th St Tampa, FL 33605 (800) 605 -3350. ( 813) 2486 125 C) m N ..... I )>


.Jury Reaches Verdict in Former TSU Official's Trial QUINTIN WIGGINS HOUSTON--A jury hand ed down a verdict in the trial of a former Texas Southern University financial officer accused of helping cover up a tax-funded personal spending spree, KPRC Local 2 reported Wednesday. Quintin Wiggins, the university's former vice dent of finance, was found guilty of misapplication of fiduciary property, a firstdegree felony. Wiggins did not have any reaction when the verdict was read. Prosecutors said Wiggins helped hide a nearly $300,000 spending spree by the university's now-former president, Priscilla Slade. Wiggins approved expenditures for Slade's estate, prosecutors said. Documents showed $138,ooo was spent on landscaping, $86,ooo for furniture and $61,000 on a security system. Slade and two other university officials were also indicted on charges related to the purchases. The jury could sentence Wiggins to probation or five to 99 years in prison. Wiggins has a prior crimi nal conviction. c a: 5-Year-()ld _Tells Shooting Story 1L c OMAHA, Neb : --A child Z .injured by gunfire Tuesday <( night was home talking about the incident ori Wednesday. C Omaha police said they ffi were called to the area of 30th ::> and Parker streets after 11 1-p.m. for a report of shots ft fired. Aliyah. Cain; 5, had W been shot inside the home. [ij Police said that she wa8 sleepc ing at her. grandmother's W house when a bullet grazed herleg. :::::; The child was treated at the m scene and not transported to a hospital. z ALIYAHCAIN Officers said they found several shell casings outside tu ..J ..J ::> m rflls CHOICE BAILBONDS ,,.1 Let Us Be Your And Last ...:. w z Free Services Offered To Clients Job Refferrals Referrals For ........ ............ Re-eStablishing Convicted Felons Voting Rights (813) 664-0404 NATIONAL Missing 9-Year-Oid Boy Found Safe ADDAMGRAY HOUSTON --A 9-yearold boy who was reported missing has been found safe. Houston police said Addam Gray was found at a friend's house. A missing persons report was filed after Addam dis appeared while playing in the 5900 block of Westover Street on Saturday. Gr-ay was missing for 5 days. the house. No arrests have been made. On Wednesday, the girl showed off the bandage that covers her wound. "I said, 'Ouch, it got me,'" Aliyah told KETV NewsWatch 7 __ Grandmother Brenda Cain said she heard four or five shots before Aliyah was hit. "They sounded like they were right outside our win dow, and we ducked threw the cover over our head," Cain said. Aliyab's mom, Kimmey, said that when she got the call, she was worried that her daughter was seriously hurt. Her 7-month-old nephew was lying on the bed next to Aliyah. Kimmey Cain had a mes sage for the shooter. Family Asks For Help_ Solving Man's Slaying HOUSTON --The family of a man shot to death while playing a dice game asked the public for help in finding his killer, KPRC Local 2 reported Wednesday. Houston police said Billy Dorsey, 22, got into an argu ment with a man in the 4100 block of Barberry Drive on April!. Investigators said the man shot Dorsey twice in the back, dropped the gun and ran away. Another person picked up the gun and fled, police said. "That gun has already claimed one life," Detective C. P. Abbey said. "We don't want that to continue." Several people were in the area, but none have come for ward with information. Dorsey's father said he BILLY DORSEY hopes his son's killer will turn himself in. "I know you're out there," Billy Moses said. "Come for ward. Do the right thing." Moses said Dorsey left behind three young sons and was planning to get married in October. 8 Charged In Connection With Man's Death HOUSTON --Eight people have been charged in connection with a man's shooting death, KPRC Local 2 reported Wednesday. Houston police said Jackie. Louis Morris, 22, was fatal ly shot in the head in a park ing lot of a park in the 12500 block of Alief Clodine Road on March 25. Shots were fired when a small group disrupted a large party, officials said. Seven suspects have been charged with murder. Six of them have not been arrested. Police are looking for Curtis Byers, 23; Elton Delane Jones, 20; Kenneth Brice Jones, 18; DecovanReed, 21; Bryon Christopher Simmons, 18, and Cedric Wills, 17. JACKIE LOUIS MORRIS Christopher Barnes, 21, was already in custody on charges in an unrelated case, police said. Detectives said Dennis Waddell, 37, is wanted on charges of engaging in orga nized crime. SUPPORT THE FLORIDA SENTINEL ADVERTISERS i= z w CIJ <( c a: 0 ....1 LL 5005 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (lblock east of 50th street) "I just want to say, 'Y'all just need to stop and think,"' she said. "I thank God I wasn't visiting a morgue this morning." lfr,aT J ifo-u"Z' BECOME A diSTRibUTOR t. -,... Usp For addlltonallnlormallon or sponsorship contacl: 1 Phlllm Garren-813 3115287 I e Branuev -813.458 .1111 Structure Communnv Services 813. 295 4489


. CRIME NEWS -.-. __ _--. -Teenager Given Probation On Manslaughter Charge KENYON FLOYD ... Stabbed to death SHERNITA BUTLER ... Given Probation BY IRIS B. HOLTON not have contact with mem-Sentinel Staff Writer hers ofFloyd's family. Attorney Pam Bondi, An 18-year-old Tampa spokesperson for the woman who was charged Hilisborough County State with fatally stabbing her Attorney's Office said the boyfriend was given proba-state agreed to the probation tion. The woman entered a because there-were no witplea of manslaughter in the nesses to the stabbing or any case. physical evidence to prove Last April, Ms. Shernita otherwise. Butler, then 17; reportedly Additionally, their decision became engaged in an argu-was influenced by a recent ment with her boyfriend, 24-decision of the Appellate year-old Floyd. Court that involved a Tampa Prosecutors said Floyd went I M h 2004 M 1 case. n arc e vin to the residence where Ms. B tl 'd' 'th Stacy Jenkms was arrested u er was resi Ing WI a d h d th an c arge -w1 relative. 1 h At t th t mans aug ter m connection some p01n e wo b 1 d h With a death and claimed ecame mvo ve m a p ysi-cal altercation and Ms. self-defense : Butler stabbed Floyd.in the Jenkins was convicted chest with a steak knife: and sentenced to Florida She was arrested in July State Prison. However, his 2006 and. charged with attorney appealed the ruling manslaughter. Ms. Butler to the 2nd District Court of admitted stabbing Floyd. Appeal and-the conviction But, she said the stabbing was overturned. was in self-defense. Attorney Bondi said, "We She was sentenced to pro-agreed to probation'based bation in the death. case law and the recent deciAdditionally, she must sion of the Appellate Court, undergo psychological evaluwe are very concerned that ations, perform 50 hours of we would be unable to refute community service, and can. any self-defense claim." LET FREEDOM RING AMOS BAIL BONDS FAST SERVICE OPEN 24 hrs 308 E. Waters Ave. Tampa, FL 33604 Tele: (813) 933-o444 Cell: (813) 493 I H .,FREE' 7628 N. "We'll Get You Out Quick .. So You Won't Have To Sit" Darrell Ingram Owner Man Charged After Striking Parked SherifPs Cruiser At 1:25 a.m. Thursday, Hillsborough County Deputy Gus Garcia was parked behind a vehicle in the south bound lane of Anderson Road with his light activated. While Deputy Garcia was sitting in his patrol vehicle, a vehicle driven by Toil Smith, 32, ran into the back of Garcia's vehicle, pushing it into the vehicle in front of his. Smith's vehicle overturned, and both Garcia and Smith were transport to a local hos pital to be treatedfor non-life threatening injuries. Smith, who reportedly refused a breath analyzer test, was subsequently charged with DUI property damage or personal injury. Bank Robber Being Sought This surveillance photo was taken of the suspected bank robber. PINELLAS COUNTY Pinellas County law enforcement officers are seeking a man they believe .may have robbed five banks. According to reports, the robber has robbed four banks in Clearwater and one in Largo. He uses a note to demand specific amounts of money and has never shown a weapon. However, officials said dur ing the most recent robbery, he verbally threatened a teller if she put a dye pack in The suspected robber is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, 5'6" to 5'8" tall, and weighing between 135 150 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call the Clearwater Police Department at (727) 562-4242. Authorities Say Ma_ n Beat Woman To Death ... mother of 2 found beaten to death Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies responded to a house in thE: 8000 block of Croton Avenue in Progress Village in reference to a woman found dead. The woman was identified as 47-year-old Loleeta Ruth Brown. When. deputies arrived they discovered Leroy Monsalvatge, her alleged boyfriend, was being sought on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. According to Monsalvatge, he and Brown had smoked drugs the night before and he was trying to wake her when the homeowner arrived, who was moving out of the residence, As the investigation contin ued, it was discovered after an examination by the Medical Examiner's Office that Ms. Brown died within 15 minutes of sustaining injur-ies to her body. Deputies said Montsalvatge admitted to being the only person having contact with Ms. Brown, and was later charged with sec-murder. According to her daughter Tiffany, Ms. Brown was born in raised in Prog .. e::;s Village and was a 1976 graduate of Brandon High School. Since graduation, Ms. LEROY MONTSALVATGE ... alleged boyfriend charged with 2nd degree murder. Brown held various jobs and was the mother of two chil dren. Tiffany said she last spoke to her mother a couple of weeks ago, but her little sis-0 ter, Brittney, spoke to her :::C Sunday. g "She was always upbeat and en never let anyone know any-m thing was wrong, As far as the boyfriend is concerned, I z knew of him, but didn't really m knowhim." Tiffany said her mother's C: lifestyle scared her, but she J= learned to live with it because m her mother never bothered i anyone. "She was 14 when she started having children, and me and my sister were raised by our granCimother. I think that may have had something to do with her lifestyle, because she was so young when she had children." Tiffany said regardless of her mother's lifestyle, she didn't deserve to die this way. Ms. Brown also has 5 brothers 3 sisters, and 2 andchildren. Ray Williams Funeral Home is assisting the family, and services have been set for SttLun:ay, May 12th at First Baptist Church of Progress Village. ."CJ c: aJ r en ::1: m c m < m ..... c: m en c )> z c 'TI :::c 8 Two Men Charged In ST. PETERSBURG-The St. Petersburg Police Department reports on Tuesday at 11:23 a.m., John Whitehead, 22, was arrested on probable cause for two counts of armed burglary and one count of arnied rob bery. Alfred White, 21, was also arrested for a warrant. According to the report, Whitehead and White were followed to the 3000 block of JOHN ALFRED WHITEHEAD WHITE men out of the residence. Prescott Street, North by r:U:::-:-n c l e n d y_, undercover detectives. When they arrived at the Says out of a vehicle, ran inside -: .. the residence and barricaded ... /.: ... .. :='! themselves. 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High School Flag Football Playoffs As everyone awaits the start of the high school football season, they can be entertained by the Flag Football Playoffs In the playoffs this year are Robinson, Plant Leto, Jefferson, Middleton, and Hillsborough High Schools In last Wednesday's first round action, Robinson ( 9 -1) lost to Plant ( 9-1), 6-0, Leto defeated Jefferson 18 to 12, the Middleton junior varsity team beat Hillsborough 14 to 2, the varsity won 28 to 6, and Chamberlain fell to the Tigers by a score of 14 to 8 (Photos By Sylvester Harris) Members of Plant's (9-2) Flag Football Team are: Rachell Bonilla, Arielle Pask (4), Taylor Atkins (6), Bianca Urso (8), Brittany O'Berry (11), Kelly Grimes (17), Meghan Aubin (19); Melisa Rodeiro (25), Mary Kateltarvie (3), Kelsey Barbas (5), Kayla Ficarrotta (7), Emily Fanning (9), Morgan Baum (12), Lauryn Bodden (18), Natisha Walker (23), and Lauryn Walsh (28). Members of Robinson's Flag Team are: Raquell Hill-Spranger. (2), Nastassia Zeliver (4), Ivory Thornton (5), Jeshica Patel (6), Jackie Ibanez (13), Brittany Carlisle (21), Jessica Lee (24), Ashley Soon (31), Demi Stair (14), Angela Romell (25), and Iuiana Bonilla-Amaya (33). Captains (from left to right): Meghan Aubin, Lauryn Walsh, Morgan Baum, and Rachelle Bonilla. Hillsborough Flag J. V. Team lmeeling: Merline Raymond, Dantrecia Robi.nson, Vinesa Thompson, Jbeth Cruz, and Alexander Levarez. Standing: Brianne Piclmcy, Breana Smith, Rae len Kelly and Courtney King. Mercedes Paremore's mom is her number one supporter. Middleton Assistant Principal and Athletic Director, Joe Reid, is always on the spot. Chamberlain Flag Football star Courtney Holder. Middleton Flag captains are Lutia Pratt and Ronesha R eid. Hillsborough Varsity Team (kneeling): Adriana Espinosa, Aeidu Rivers, f\shley Hardin, Morrissa Martin, Alyssa Edwards, Khai Arubos, and Lesha Hawkins. Standing: Nicole Bowman, Jasmine Hammond, Leidys Vega, q>rnie Davis, Kava M. Nelson, and Jessica Smiley. Not shown are head coach Mark Holmes and assistant Coach Wilson. MiddJeton Varsity Flag team Phillora Ransome, Lutia Pratt, Tiara Clark, Shameka Kelly; and Mercedes Paremore. Standing:.Marcus Morgan, asst. coach; Chernita Dukes, Cherelle Turner, Monique Jones, and head coach, Bernadette Morgan. Middleton Junior Varsity Team members are: O.eft to right, front) Chelsea McGriff, and Priscilla Nash. Kneeling; Tamyla Bynum, Briana Blakely, Payal Kapadia, Ladashia Lewis, Maria Hernandez, and Felicia Vaughan. Standing: (left to right) head coach, Morgan, Tiera Stillings, Melissa Silverio, Tiffany McGivery, Nicole Sallins, Tavia Kerr Wilson, and Asst. Coach Morgan. Jefferson Dragons Flag Team members Brene Hillard and squad.


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BIRTHDAY GREETING Nobody Wants To See Us Together T, BOOBIE, TIPH, POON And LOTTIE Happy 50th Birthday 'RANDALLC' --May3rd Happy birthday wishes go out to the one and only "Randall C." He will be celebrating his 50th with a host of family and friends. We love you and we hope you have many more! Yes, once again, Ms. Poon is turning a year older and much wiser. Goq has shown me so many things, guided me under His wings. We both know how the story ends, it will soon be revealed to all our fans. This love was made to last. Love always. Family and -friends. We will celebrate in Orlando on a weekend getaway. Happy birthday; baby! Love, Lottie. KING'S KIDS CHRISTIAN ICIDIMY Paff A BEKA CURRICULUM A Christian Based Curriculum in.cluding: Mathematics Science Reading History Arts and Crafts Small Classes Degreed Teachers Trained Specialists in: Computers, Dance, Karate, Golf, Chess & Sign Language INFANT CARE & PRE-SCHOOL 6:30AM-6:00PM Before and After School Care. One Stop for Parents with infants through 5th Grade Loving Child Care by Trained Professionals Breakfast & Lunch Program We accept School & Florida P.R.I.D.E FilEE V.:F.K 8VMMEil :FI\.OGI\.AM / SUMMER SCIENCE & --ART PROGRAM Ages 5-12 Only $110.00 for the entire summer educational field trips included) Home of 34th Street Church of God ; ... ; .. .. 1' I I .. .,. ,, .... ... / .... .. .,_/' ., 3000 N. 34th Street Tampa, Florida 33605 (813)248-6548 ext. 228 Rev. Dr. Thomas Scott, Senior Pastor & Founder Happy Birthday .. Cf!ERYL SMITH We love you so much, your friends and family. You have been such a great blessing to us and we wish you well and many more to come. From your loving husband, Lumumba Smith, 10-year-old daughter, Kylah, 2-year.-old daughter: Atalanta Smith, and also our little newborn, Patrice Lumumba Smith. Happy birthday. Look Who's '35' SILENA 5-3 Happy birthday to Silena (5-3), who's going to celebrate with friends and fami ly in Orlando. MS. NOONEY I'd like t,o thank God for blessing me to see another year, to spend inuch time with my children and thrive in my career. And to those fans, stay in your position and keep try ing, because you will never be like me! And you can bet that! I'm Such A Lady SHAKEN A 4/30 It should be a crime to dislike the young and beautiful. But, get the picture. Even though I sit back and watch all year, the best part doesn't kick in until my birthday. Keep stressing. Yeah, you get it too, Ebony. Happy birthday. LAKESHA DIXON Happy birthday to LaKesha Coming from her best friend, Chanitta, and son, Elijah McCloud. "T'' lJ c )> -< s: )> -< 1\) 0 o ......, "T'' r-0 lJ c )> (/) m z ::::t z m r-1 tD c::: r rm ::::t z ""C c: Ill r-(/) :I: m c m < m :c -< -f c: m (/) c )> -< l> z c "T'' :c c l> -< ""C l> C) m Co) I Ill


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ALL ABOUT YOU! Mary, it's not said everyday, does not mean it's not felt eyeryday You are the love of my life, you are that special someone that comes along o nce in a lifetime. I love you, Rick. MRS. TERESA DURANT MRS. TERESA DURANT I want to congratulate my lovely wife, Teresa Durant for being 2007 Teacher ofthe Year Honey, you've won once, you ve won twice, I thank God so much for making you my lovely wife. Baby, we are God's property, forever. From your husband, Mr. Eddie Durant. : New Early Morning "At The Break of Da 7:45A.M. Starting January 7 20 Sundllr School 9:3.0 a.nL < MoiMig Worship 11 LnL I i,: '. PniNr Service Wednudalf 7 p.m. < '. of the Bible REVEREND W. D. SIMS, Pastor Children & Youth Bible Study Wecfne,day 7 8:30 p.m. Salurdlllf Prallel' Service & Bible Studlf 10 a;m. Youth Bible 12 4 p.n1. Teen Night Frldu before the 2nd Sundu p.m. -. Wednesdu 7:30 8:30 p.m. -. Praise & Worship Servlc:e 3708 E. Lake Avenue Tampa FL 33610 (813) 628-0752 Wednesday 8:30 9 p.m. Website: www.stmatthewchurch.com Email: rsims@tampabay.rr.com ALICIA And CHARLES Baby, -don't be discouraged by the absence of others. Just remember, "real ones ride," and I've got you. See you soon. Love, Alicia. To:Eamest Campbell From: 'TINY' God loves you and so do we. Tiny and the Campbell family. Congratulations To MS. DENISE HARMON, a.k.a., WCKY' She has received her Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. in Tampa. Commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 5, at the Tampa Convention Center Denise will be celebrating with family, friends and members of her church, the Beulah Baptist Institutional Church on Friday, May 4th at the AmeriSuites Hotel in Sabal Park. She will be relocating shortly thereafter to Los Aflgeles, California. Sweet 16 END lA COOPER ENDIA With TYRA, DESTINEE And MIRANDA Loving birthday wishes are being sent to Endia as she offi cially turns sweet 16 today. She celebrated her special day with a Hollywood themed "Red Carpet Affair." Enjoy this special milestone in your life and continue to make us proud. God bless you, we all love you very much. From, Bud, Trellis, Corey, Destinee, Kimora, Keesha, and the rest of the family. lAWRENCE AJALON Congratulations to my daughter, .Ajalon, and my son, Lawrence, on a job well done! Continue to do an excellent job in school. Love, mommy, papa, and daddy. DEJANA R. NEVES I .am congratulating Dejana R. Neves for making high honor roll at USF Patel Charter School. She is the daughter of Willie and Renae Neves. Grandparents are Willie and Beverly Neves. Dejana enjoys reading and step. She attends New Mt. Zion Church. ISON D. NEVES I am congratulating !son D. Neves for making the high honor roll at USF Patel Charter School. He is the son of Willie and Renae Neves. His grandparents are Willie and Beverly Neves, Sr. He enjoys playing X-Box and Game Boy. He attends New Mt. Zion Church. ., r-0 ::0 -c )> en m z z m r;m c: rrm -1 .. z "D c: m c en ::I: m c m < m ::0 -< -1 c: m en c )> -< )> z c ., :!:! c )> -< "D )> C) m Cf' m


0 a: u.. 0 z <( 0 en w ::J 1-> a: w > w 0 w :::t: en ::i m ::J D.. z j: w ..J ..J ::J m I ..J w z j: z w U) <( 0 a: o ._. u.. CHURCH DIRECTORY ALLEN TEMPLE AME CHURCH 2101 Lowe SL : / REV. 11/IU.IE J. COOK, PASTOR Worship Adivties: Eub Worship 7:45 A.M. School 9:30 A.M. Homing Worship 11 A .M. Bible Study 6:45 P.M. College Hill Church Of God In Christ 6414 N. 30th St. Elder Charles Davis, Pastor Sunday School-9:30 A.M. Morning Worship 11 A.M. Y.P.W.W. Worship 6 P.M. Evening Worship 7 P.M Tues. & Fri. Service 7 P.M. First Missionarr Baptist Churc Of Hilllland Pines 4711 21st Ave. REV. CLEVELAND LANE, Pastor Prayer Meeting & Bible Study Wednesday 7 P. M. Sunday School 9:30 A. M. Morning Worship :55 A. M. Church Van (813) 627.03338 New FriendshiP M.B.Church 3107 E. lake Ave. 248-4127 Rev. H. L. Daniels, Pastor Weekly Activities SllldaV Chii'Ch School 9:38A.M. Morning Worship 18:45 A.M. EwnlnaWorshlp 5 P.M. Wednesday Pra111r Meeting 1 P.M. B lble SbldY 7 : 3 0 P M "The Church Whose Doors Are Always Open" Invite You To Attend Our Services: Wednesday Night Prayer Service And Bible Study 6:30P.M. Sunday School Service 9:30A .M. Worship Service llA.M. -"Bless The Lord Oh M y Soul And All That Is Within Me" "Praise The Lord's Holy Name" BROWN MEMORifiL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2313 E. 27th AVE. (813) 248 (813) 241-6902 WBB/ft'l WORSHIP SCHBOVLB Sunday SciiOOI ..... 9:30A.M. Silllclav Morning Worsllip .... 11 A.M. SundQ Evenill8 Worsllip .... 7:30P.M. Morning Prvr (Tuesdr Fridr) .... 9 A.M. WeciiiUCIIIV Nlgllt Wonlllp ..... 7:30P.M. BISHOP MATTHEW IIIIUIAMS PASTOR ::4 Church rhe love Of' Goa Flows And rhe Ha Ghost Is In Full Control. TtiiDie Crest Cllurch Of Christ JOHN DOUGLAS, Evangelist Sun. Mom. Bible Study 9:30 A.M. Sun. Mom. Worship :30 A.M. Sun. Evening Worship 6:30 P.M. Mid Week Bible Study Wed 7:30 P.M. Ev one Welcome ELDER THOMAS J. REED, Pastor Homing Worship 8 a.m. Sunday School 9-.30 a.m. Worship 10:50 a.m. Bible Study, Wed. 7:30 p.m. Paslor/Teacher Adult/Children Worship Dmas 7:30A.M. & 10:55 A.M. VICTORY TABERNACLE M. B. CHURCH Putor School 10 a.m. Homing Worship 11 a.m. Wednesdav Bible 7:30 p.m., ... "II Church That Embodies lind Exempllf1es llnamditlonalluve" WORSHIP SERVICE HOURS Earfv Morning Worship 8 a.m. Sundlllf School 9;30 a.m. Morning Worship -11a.m. Wec:lnesdav Evening p,..,_r Meeting & Bible Chw 7 p.m. NEW BEGINNING CHURCH SERVICES 7:45 A. M. Service 11 A. M. Service 6 P M. Hip Hop Genre Empowerment Service Bible Study Wednesday N i ght at 6:30P.M. Thankful Thursday Fellowship Thursday at 12 Noon. GREATER FRIENDSHIP M. B. CHURCH 4413 35th Sl REV. M. MURRAY, Pastor Sunday School -9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Evening Worship 5 p .m Pruer Meeting Tuesday p.m. Visitors Are Welcome! FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LINCOLN GARDENS 4025 w. PaiiBetto St. &7!t.151 Sunday School-9:30 A.M. Homing Worship 11 A.M. Prayer Service & Bible Study Wednesday 7:30 P.M. DR. THOMAS L. HADDEN, JJJ Pastor On e Clmrr.lt *Two Lvration s Main Lo l!ation 10511 Main Street Sunday School 9:30 a. m. Morning Worsh ip 11 a. m. Bible Stud y (Wednesday) 7 p. m. 4:!j;j!ii(lj.JIJ, REV BRYANT FAYSON Hurrica n e Gym* 3715 7 th Avenu e Eas t Morning Munna 9 a. m. Sundav-9:45 A.M. -Adult & Y04lth/ Children L.-_____ P_liS_lo_r ____ __. For Transportation, Call (IU3) 9116-950 1\lesdev -11 A.M. Adult 11/ednesdu 7 P M Youtfl/ Children 7'.30 P.M. Adult Fridlllf -Noon -USf C.,..,us A Satellh Campus For Faith Bible lnsdtuta "Growi1111 The Churdl For Global Change (Ads 1:8, Ram. 1:8 1 Thes. 1:8) FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLLEGE HILL 3838 North 29th Str.t, Tampa (813) 248-6600 Early Worship 8 a .m. Scflool9 : 45 a.m. Homing WorsHp -10:-45 a.m. For Transportation Call SISTER BARBARA MCGILL 111621-1155 Tu.sctw Pruw s.mc.-6:30 p.m Bible 7'.30 p.m Bract.flood 1lt S.turdu Hlllrons 10 a.m. 'tit 1111d 3rd Saturdus Vblt our welltti or E-M.U us: : WWW.ftlcdt.GI'III lnfootbah.ortl -The New Palm River COGIC, Inc. 1304 S. 58th Street, Tampa, FL 33619 Elder Willie L. Fowler Jr., Pastor "The Church Where EverYbody Is Somebody" Early Morning Worship 8-9:30 A.H. Sunday School ... -... A.M. -11:15 A.M. Morning Service .......... :.: .. : .......... 11:30 A .M. Wednasdu Bible Band: ....... .. ........... ... :.7 P.M. Friday VPWW ..................... .... .. ......... 7-8 P.M. Pastorial Teachlng ................... S-9 P.M. Deacon David C. Jorden, Deacon Board Chairman Church (813)621-6764 Home (813)654-1950 Fax New st. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church 1006 south 50th Street Tampa, Florida 33619 813 2 4 2-6268 "Believing, Teaching, And Using The Bible To Forever Impact Lives By E v angelizing T h e Sinner And Educating The Believer" Sunday Morning Church @ 9 :30am _Sunday Morning Worship@ 11:00am Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study @ 7:00 pm : : Wednesd a y Nt9ht Youth for Christ@ 7:00 pm >' ,, ....... ....... --..:-. p .. 114',,. ,-. ......... ....... ............ .. ..... .................. ..... .. ifl, .. .. ..... ,.,.


CHURCH DIRECTORY Abundant (hul'(h Of God In (h:ritt 4125 Nassau St. W. Tampa, FL 33067 (813) 875-9077 KAREN BARNES, PASTOR OF OPERATIONS Our Weekly Order Of Service Sunday School 9:30 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM Intercessory PI'IIYer Mondn Friday 6:00A.M. Bible Institute Wednesday 7:30 P.M. Corpo!'llte Prayer Every 1st & 3rd Friday 8:00P.M. "I lwove come It!! they might have LIFE more ABUNDANT-LY" St. John 10:10 Come & Hear God's Word \\lith God's People AI ST. LUKE A.M.E. CHURCH Tampa, Fl33605 2709 N 2Sih SL (a!17lh Aw. ) 248-6753 REV. RONALD D. HIZER, Pastor Office Hours M-F 10am 2pm sundars 7:45 a.m. Early Homing Worship 9 a.m. Breakfast Served 9:45 a.m. Church School 11 a.m. Homing Worship Wednesdars 12 p.m. Noon Day Prayer Meeting 7 p.m. PraYer And Bible Study Share Box Program Available HOLY OUTREACH FOR CHIRST HOUSE OF PRAYER ASSEMBLY, INC. 2818 E. Osborne Avenue, Tampa, (813) 238 DR. A. F. NELSON-VICKERS, Pastor & Founder "ONE SERVICE CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE" Pastor & Founder Order Of Service: Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship a.m. Tuesday Night 7:30 p m Bible Study 2nd Wednesday Night 7:30 p .m. Substance Abuse Minislrll-3rd Wednesday Night 7:30 pm Singles Ministry 4th Wednesday Night 7 :30 p .m. Marriage Ministry Thursday Night 7:30 p.m Worship Services Friday Night 7:30 P .M. Youth Service S!tturday Morning a.m. Sabbath Service MOUNT, PLEASANT M.B. CHURCH 2002 N. Rome Avenue (Corner of Rome Ave. and Spruce St.) P.O. Box 4724 Tampa Dr C. T. Pastor Tel: (813) 253-5714 Fax (813) 254-1441 E-mail: MtPieasantMB@aol.com ?Itt. P'l44e EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:30 A.M. MORNING WORSHIP 11 A. M. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM Family Series HOllr (B.T.U.) 6 PH-Lord's Supper (Communion) TUESDAYS 6 PM PraYer Service 7 PM General Bible Study 7 PM Youth Bible Study TAPE MINISTRY. Pastor Order On Line At Web Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org St. Mary M. B. Church 3910 W L aurel Street 813-872-6254 PASTOR WALLACE Z. BOWERS Sunday School 9:30A.M. Sunday Moming Worship ll:OOA.M. Wed1iesday Night: Prayer Meeting-7:00P.M. Bible Study ...; 8 : 00 P.M. Thursday Noon Day P1ayer Noon to 1:00 P.M. & Evangelist Eric W. Doss Come Share Jesus With Us! Worsh i p & Study Sunday : 8 A.M E arly Worship ; 9 :45A.M. Bible Schoo l 1 0 : 45a 2nd Mo rning Worship 5p Evening Worshi p W ednesda y : 7p. Bible S t udy (a ll ages) T e l : 813-5578 or E-mail : nchrist@tampabay.rr com 2511 E. COLUMBUS DR. (813) 248 OR (813) 247 REV. WALTER J. WILLIAMS, Pastor Laura Street Church of Christ eo-Skvu 'i(;fd IACKSON HEIGHTS CHURCH OF CHRIST 1310 East Laura Street Plant Oty, FL 33566 (813) 752 MINISTER JAMES T. SUTTLE, SR. ORDER OF SERVICES \1/illiam Kerrison, Minister Slllldav SUndar Sunday School For All Ages 8 :30 a.m. Morning Bible Studll ......... ........ 9:45 A.M. Wonhip Servk.e 9:45 a.m. MomingWorship Worship ........... n A.M. Evening Worship Service 5:00 p.m. Evening Bible StudY ............. ....... .. .5 P.M. Weclnclar Evening Worship ............... : ............. 6 P M. Bible Oesses For All Ages 7:00 p.m Wednesdav Momlng Bible Studll ..................... 10 A.M. 3817 E Undell Ave Tempe, FL 33610 (813) &&4& ihchurchofchrist@aol .com Evening B ible Stucb ........................ 7 P M. St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday Worship Services 7:45A.M. & 11 A.M. Church School 9:30A.M. each Sunday Bible Study 7 P.M. each Wednesday s2o2 asth st. 677-2411 Take Progress Blvd to S 85th St., turn North, go to Ash Ave. turn E. follow the curve to the left (S. 86th St.) and tha church Is on the right. join Us Sundays At 11 A. M. 813-980-2483 First Baptist Church-of West Tampa, Inc. 1307 N. Avenue,,Ta!"Pl!, FL 33607 Sunday School.. .................... 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship .............. l0:45 A.M. Prayer Service, Tuesday ........ 7:00 P.M. Bible Study, Tuesday ............. 7:30 P.M. Please Join Us For Our New Mid-Week Worship Service Every Wednesday At Noon REV. RAYFORD IURPE R Pastor Early Morning Worship. 7 :55A.M. I C an Do All Things Throu g h C hri st Whic h S tr e n gthe neth Me. Sunday Morning Worship-9:30A.M. L----------------------------P_h_il..:.ip..:,p _ia_ n s -4_:_13_.J Morning Worship 10:55 A.M. Wed., Family Night 7 P.M. Dea. John C. Lovett, Chairman Board Of Deacons 29th Street Church Of Christ 3310 N. 29th St. (813) 242-4572 Bible School 9:15 A.M. Worship -10:30 A.M. Bible Oass 5 P.M. Evening Worship 6 P.M. Community Bible Oass Wednesdi!IY, 10-11 A.M. JESUS PEOPLE FAMILY WORSHIP -CENTER CHURCH TAMPA, FLORIDA 4802 GUNN HIGHWAY CARROLLWOOD (IN THE TOWNE CENTER SHOPPING CENTER) Sunday Worship Servic First Fruit 7:30A.M. Morning Celebration BIBLE STUDY Thursday At 7:30P.M. ., r 0 ::c 0 )> en m z :::! z m r I IJJ c: r r-z "'C. c: IJJ c en :I: m c m < m ::c -< -4 c: m Cf) c )> z 0 ., :::c c C) m 0 IJJ


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RELIGIOUS -.-School Kingdom (us 5). They praised again in verse 6 The purpose of this praise was because they knew that the Lord God Almighty reigns. This is enough to praise God for This gives reason enough to praise. Regardless of life's situations you can find comfort in knowing that God Almighty reigns. God will avenge His word God will do what He said He would do BY REV. RICKY WIGGS There Is A Reason For -The Praise Therefore, we have a reason to praise. As we consider the justice God has dispatched upon the wickedness of the world, there is reason to praise. We praise because of who God is and because of what He has done. John continues to share his visions in Revelation 19. This part of what he is seeing is a great cause for worship and pra ise Jt is still vital to point out that all of what John is see ing is occurring as he is led by the Spirit. We can celebrate some things before they happen, however, they must first be seen in the spirit. John writes in 19:1, 2 that the people began to praise God John gives us the reason for their praise. He says that they are praising G;od for His righteous judgments. This is a recurring event in this chapter. The people praise God with rea son Each time he tells us that they praised, he also tells us why As we live and serve the Lord, we must realize that our praise and worship are with reason. Knowing why you are praising God makes it easier to praise. When we see people praising, they are praising for a reason. Can the opposite be true? Those who do not praise may not have realized a reason to praise In this chapter they are prais ing God because He has rightly judged a nation. Their praising is not in celebration of the downfall of a nation. We must be careful that we do not celebrate the fall of individuals. Even when people have done you wrong and bad things hap pen to them that should not be the reason for your praise. Your first hope is that the individual would repent and turn from their ways. They praised God for doing what He said He would do. They praised God because He showed that He was true to His word. Their praise was more about the actions of God and less about the destruction of men. You have reason to praise because God has defended His word on your behalf. The calamity that befalls workers of iniquity is just God's justice. John writes that everyone in their respected places praised God It did not matter their status or position in the !it. Luke's Annual !ioul !itirring Revival Will Be Held On 9t:h (Wed] Thru 11 t:h (FriJ Each Evenin !!!! 7:00 P.M. REV.OWAVNE 6ADDI!i Of' We!lt Coa!lt REV.RONALO MIZER Pa!lblr Luke A. M. E. Church i!709 N. (Corner Of Ave.) Tampa, FL 33605 (813) i!4B-6753 Come 5. Filled The !iplrt Of .. Make Me A SerVant .. Day Celebration with Guest Speaker DR. DEBORAH HARRIS, President of Deborah Harris, Inc. Thonotosassa Seventh Day Adventist Church 9525 Joe Ebert Road Thonotosassa, FL 33592 9:30 am Bible Study 11 :00 am Worship Lunch 4:00-6:00 pm Workshops 6:30pm Concert Pastors On Patrol Of Tampa Bau First Annual Ministers Conference Beulah Baptist Institutional Church Hall 1006 West Cgpress St Tampa, Fl33606 Pastor Moses Brown Workshop Speaker Spokesman Tuesdag, Mau 8, 2007 8:00am -3:00pm Breakfast, Lunch & Leadership Workshops Rev. Walter l Turner-Chairman Re9istration Fee $35 Per Couple. You Mau Bring ONE Guest Free To The Banquet Make Checks to Pastors On Patrol RSVP-813-251-3382 Grand Suites Hotel (813) 11310 N. 30th Street Palm Ballrooms 1 & 2 SUNDAY SPIRITUAL FOUNDATION CLASS 9 :30AM INTERCESSORY PRAYER 9:25AM-10:25 AM MORNING WORSHIP 10:30 AM CHILDREN'S CHURCH AVAILABLE WEDNESDAY EXCITING BIBLE STUDY 7:30 PM JESUS UNIVERSITY (YOUTH 8: TEENS) 7 :30 PM FRIDAY The Bible Says J. T. Smith Warnings from the Bible Deute;.onomy 4:2 "Ye shail not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you." II John 1:9 "Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son." The above passages (and a number of others throughout the Bible) warn us not to add to, take from nor transgress (go beyond) what God has said in His word -the Bible. Yet, "There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death" (Proverbs 14:12). People seem to think they can improve on God's Word Let me give you just one example. Many of the preachers in this area make a plea for people to do God's will. Yet when they tell them what to do to be saved, they says: "accept Christ as your personal Savior and pray the sinners prayer." 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...... 0 0 N SCHOOLCOLUMNS -== >"' < c a: u.. THE HIVE AT HOWARD W. BLAKE HIGH SCHOOL ,,,g;, By CLARENCE 'BJ' JONES What's real Jackets? Welcome back to the return of the Hive at Howard W. Blake, with senior Clarence Jones; this is your class of 2007 news headquarters, and the buzz at H.W.B. Now, let's see what's been happening behind the walls ofthe Hive. Prom2007 H.W.B. held its 2007 Prom this past Saturday at the Florida State Fairgrounds. The prom, "A Black Tie Gala" was the event of the year. Congratulations to the H.W.B. 2007 Prom King Phoenix Raines and Prom Queen Ya Ya Rivera. The senior class notables were also announced. Shout outs to: 0. T. the Hive this past Tuesday, with many awards and schol arships presented. The award ceremony was the focus for "Seniors of Excellence." Upcoming events: 5/7-11 this Senior Take-Over Week. Guidance Buzz FCAT scores are in and now students can view them via the Internet. Students, if you took the FCAT and are interested in your results please meet with your guidance counselor for the sign-in code. Parents, for information on your child's school FCAT performance "isit http:i /feat.fidoe.org. Classes run June 1st -July 27th. Registration ends May 25th, space is limited! Student's applications are still available for a summer job at Busch Gardens. Interviews are available and will be coming to Blake, for more information pick up an application in the Success Lab in Guidance. Performance Arts Buzz Are you interested in Performing Arts or Visual Arts Communications? Well, Blake High Magnet is searching for you! sign up today for the 20q7-2008 school year applications are available in the Main Office. For more infor mation, please call (813) 2723422. Rag Time the Musical by Flahery and Ahrens based on the novel by E. L. Doctorow, will be held at Blake tonight Wilson, Most Popular, Troy Parker, Class Clown, Clarence Jones, Most School Spirit and other C notable 'Ainners! Attention seniors across the district, if you haven't met the graduation requirements and would like to walk in the summer graduation ceremony, help is now here! Hillsborough Virtual Summer Online cours es are available for Personal Fitness, Health, Economics, Computer Programming, SAT Prep, American Government, Drivers Ed, Social Studies, Math, Biology, English and BST. For more information meet with your guidance counselor for more info or visit May 4th and Saturday, May 5th at 7 p. m. in the Don Thompson Theatre. For more information on tickets, call (813) 272-3422. The Senior Arts Show will be held tonight, May 4th from 68 p. m. in Gallery 501 located in the Don Thompson Theatre. The public and alumni are welcomed. Come out and support the senior class,. a: u.. c z oct c UJ w :::: .... > a: w > w c w :::1: UJ :J r::c :::: a. z j:; w ...J ...J :::: r::c w z i= z w UJ oct c a: 0 ...J u.. r::c I o ,... w 0

. LOCAL 'TI :::c News From Progress Village BY IRADEAN LONDON BIGGS too And Counting! Happy birthday and congratulations to Mrs. Voncile Drye, who recently celebrated 100 years of life. Mrs. Drye's only wish on this special day was for a visit back in times to her hometown of Pensacola. Mrs. Drye's family granted her wish and she spent some very precious time .in her birth town. Mrs. Drye is a member ofMt. Sanai. Belated Birthday Happy belated birthday to Mrs. Ruth Brown-Hires. From, family, friends and neighbors. Happy belated birthday to Alberta Pryon. From family and friends. We love you. Birthdays Happy birthday to you!! Annie Harris, Louise Davis-Lamar, Dr. Shirley Davis"'Harvey, Christine Taylor, Donnie Mosley (High Springs), Annie Laura Wilson, Jackie Brown, Catherine Walker (Concord, CA), Essie OdomChaney, Joe Walker, Diana Strong, Jeffrey Love, Pamela Ross, Randell Mathis, Clifford Was.hington, Cynthia Alexander, Allen Byrd (Midway) Grace Cook. Evander Boyd, Jimmy Lewis, Lonnie Thompson, Jr., Garland Grisby, Agustus McNair, Joseph Abrams, Jr.,. Bridgette Cogman, Jacquelyn Hamilton King, Patrick Tim, Reginald Butler, G.errod Elston, Felicia Baker, Mary Turner. Eloise Griffen and Mattie McNeal. .. Returned Home For A Great Occasion Rev. Andre' Wright and Steakhouse. Mr. and Mrs. Griffin were truly surprised. Assistant to Kendra was good friend, Nickita Harrison of Bleu Star Event Management. The room looked very elegant with great old school music by D. J. "Heavy." Sick List Let us keep the Gardner and Wallace families in our prayers. Mrs. Arlene Evans at Tampa General Hospital. Mrs. Juanita Bank is up and around after her hip operation, we pray for a speedy recovery. Also sick are: Aaron Potts, Shirley M. Coles, Sally Robinson, Julius Morgan, Carol Holmes, Gloria Murphy, Patricia Pierce, Ada Gill of Tandem of Brandon, Barbara Brooks, Doris Wright, Elizabeth Broops, Lauren Jordan and Bob Anthony. Sympathy Deepest sympathy to the Culpepper and Lemens family in the loss of theii loved one, Mrs. Barbara Lillian Culpepper, who was funeral ized at Progress Village SDA Church on Sunday, April 29, Pastor Barry Bonner, offi ciated. Belated sympathy is sent to the McCray family due to the loss of Mr. Archie McCray, Jr. The funeral was Saturday, April 28th in Lake Alford. Our heartfelt sympathy is sent t0 the Mills family on Laurel Street in West Tampa, due to the loss of their son, "CJ." Belated Anniversary Congratulations to James and Benita Stennis, who celebrated their wedding anniversary on March 29th. Pleasant Grove M. :-s.: Chutch Congratulations! of Douglas, Georgia, traveled After 34 years, Mrs. to with.Macedonia M. Margaret A. Jones wants to B. Church on Sunday, April make 'a change on May 23, 22, 2007, at 4 p. m. for their 2007. She will leave for the 3 8oth Church Aimiversary. R's. The Retirement celebraRev. Frederick Sanders, tion will be held at Eisenhower Pastor/Teacher. His Spoken Exceptional Center. Come and Word came from Isaiah 43:15share the blessings with 22, "Neighbor, God is going to friends and co-workers. do new things." Wedding Anniversary Happy 20th weddin g anniversary to Stephen and Deborah Griffin. An intimate surprise dinner celebration was given to the guest of honor by their children, Gregory Alford, Jr._, and wife,. Kim, Kendra Trammel and husband, Jasmine, at Seltzer's My Brothers To Keep Ministry Inmates can request them by writing: My Brq,t\le.w. 2 Ministry, P. 0. Box 46i8, Tampa, FL, 33677-4618. Inmates, if you w!lnt your poems published, send them to: My Brothers To Keep Ministry. We need more pen-pals to c answer the large volume of mail from the inmates. everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiv ing let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace that passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ, Jesus. and women who put their lives on the line daily for us. S:: Thought For Today "It's nice to be important and it's more important to be nice." F. Y. I. Remember the helpers in the kitchen: Thelma, (813) 671-3614, Family Deli, (813) 671-c 1541 or H. 0. P., (813) 238-5221. Scripture Philippians 4:6-7, "Be careful for nothing; but in Remember our servicemen Call your news into Iradean London-Biggs at (813) 6776071. Be blessed! 2115 E. Hillsborough Ave. OPEN 24 HOURS Store 18131 237-3741 Pharmacy 18131 237-3743 PHARMACY NEVER CLOSES We Now Accept Prudential Healthcare Plans (HMO-PPO-POS) & CIGNA Why Wait Until Sunday Sale Starts Today! Good Only at 2115 E. Hillsborough Ave. All Your Mother's oav Here! un Bleach & Detergent125oz. Walgreen's Canned Nuts 2/$5.00 Single Use 35mm camera With Flash 'TI r-0 :::c c CJ) m z ::::! z m '=" tD c: r rm ::::! z "'tt c: tD r-cn ::J: m c m < m :::c -< -4 c: m CJ) c z c 'TI :::c c ;g C) m ...... ...... I tD


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The City of Tampa Department of Community Affairs invites you to The 4th Annual mstoric Central Avenue Festival in the Pari' Perry Harvey Municipal Park 1200 North Orange Avenue Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This free event will be held at Perry Harvey Park in downtown Tampa (Cass and Orange The Festival is part of an annual event celebrating the rich history of Tampa's African-American pioneers and a community that was once home to legendary singer Ray Charles. There will be activities for the entire family_ -a twist contest (a dance that started on Tampa's Central Avenue), scholarship presentations, a spelling bee and plenty of food and entertainment. Fair housing and affo.rdable housing counselors will be on site to help you get the information you need. The event is sponsored by the City of Thmpa Black History Committee: City of Tampa Department of Community Affairs Office of Human Rights and Community Services 102 East 7th Avenue Tampa, Florida 33602 (813) 274-5856 Fax: (813) 274-5854 The City ofTampa is committed to fair housing and equal opportunity for everyone. Fair housing for all our residents is a basic human right that be preserved and protected. If you feel you have been dis. criminated against because of your race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or familial or marital status, please contact us. This advertisement is paid for by the City ofTampa with funding provided through a grant from the HUD/Fair Housing Assistance Program. :c 1 0 I f:. I\) 0 0 -..J r-0 c > CJ) m z :::! z m r;m c: r r m -4-z "'C c: m r u; ::1: m c m < m :lJ < -4 c: m (/) c > < > z c "T1 2:! c > < "'C' > G) m ...... (A) I m


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....... 0 0 N ENTERTAINMENT .. > < :iE < c a: u. T.l. Defends Rap Music > ATLANTANo doubt about it: The side of Clifford Harris that came out during a recent interview was his more boisterous half, Tip. He had the floor -and a few heated words to share.about the recent controversy over rap lyrics. ''You ain't bringing Martin Scorsese up for 'The Departed'? He won an Academy Award," the man most commonly referred to as T.I. said, citing the violent film. His voice escalating from his usually laid-back tone to stirnng and riled up, the rapper was upset about the portrayal of rap music in the media as of late. He wanted to know why rap is being singled out in the wake of Don lmus' firing. "[In the movie], they threw a white man out a window ... T.I. shot so many people," he continued. "Ain't nobody bringing these people up because ['The Departed'] was artistically done, it was very creative. 'Everyone went to the movie and they enjoyed it. What about ... 'Saw,' 'Saw 2' and '3'? < c a: I.L c z G _unfire Erupts At Young Buck's After Party < KENNEWICK, WA --A Young Buck afterparty at a C hotel in Kennewick, ffi Washington, turned violent :J S atur d a y morning when gun.,_ fire erupted after 2 a .m., ij: frightening families staying in W the hotel, injuring one man [i and resulting in nine arrests: c Tacoma's News Tribune W reports that following a show featuring Buck at the nearby :J Club Paradise, an afterparty al began at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kennewick that turned z into a parkinglot brawl. i= During the fight, at least six shots were fired by at least two weapons, with one bullet passing through' the leg of a ..J Las Veg a s man. w Police have not yet determined whether Buck or any members of G-Unit were w involved in the melee, the (f) paper reported, though some witnesses s a id the fight began ii: as a disagreement between 0 memb e r s af G-Unit and rival i! rappers. All nine men jailed -who YOUNG BUCK told police they were rappers in town to attend or perform at the Buck show -were charge d with failure to r eport a viol ent crime, with more charges possible. Police said they are having a hard time investigating the incident because a number .of those. involved are unwilling to coop e r a t e with detective s. A representative for Young Buck said the rappe r wasn t involved in the shooting and had no further comment. al I 0 C\1 Pate: Saturday, May 5th nme: 9pm-2:30am w (!) < a. Big Bol Teaming Up With Atlanta Ballet BIGBOI Big Boi is teaming up with the Atlanta Ballet -and he'll be performing onstage with the dance troupe, according to a report in The Atlanta Journal Constitution The Outkast rapper and his Purple Ribbon Entertainment artists will collaborate with choreographer Lauri Stallings for a performance that will begin its run in April2008. R Kelly Pens Song For Va. Tech Victims R. Kelly has written a tribute to the victims .of the Virginia Tech shootings, "Rise Up," and will release the track May 15 via digital services. All net proceeds will benefit the Hokie Spirit Memorial Fund, which will assist those affected by the April 16 massacre m Blacksburg, Va. A sample of the track is available on Kelly's Web site. The song includes such lines as "Rise up I when you feel you can't go on I rise up, and all of your hope is gone I rise up, when you're weak and you can't be strong., According to his label, Jive Records, Kelly was inspired to write "Rise Up" while watching TV coverage of the R. KELLY shootings. It is not yet known if the song will appear on his upcoming album, "Double Up,, due May29.


ENTERTAINMENT Aretha -=ranklln To Musical Casting The Queen of. Soul is looking fo:r a few good subjects. Auditions for singing and non-singing parts in a musi cal production based on music legend Aretha Franklin's autobiography have been scheduled for May 1-3 in suburban Detroit. The musical based on the 1999 best-seller "Aretha: From These Roots" is tentatively set to premiere in Franklin's. hometown of Detroit in March 2008. The 65-year-old vci_calist will help choose the performers who will portray her at various ages, relatives, close friends, background singers and musical colleagues incruding Sam Cooke, Dinah Washington, Smokey Robinson and pianist Art Tatum. Roles to be cast include LaRue Mann, Franklin's wardrobe mistress, whose surrogate should possess "sharp features, lots of personality and (be) bubbly," a statement from Franklin's publicists said. The actor por-ARETHA FRANKLIN traying suitor Ken Cunningham should be, among other things, "slim, with a perfect set of teeth, cool and fun." "Since the announcement, I have a film offer and telefilm offer for the autobiography," Franklin said last month at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York, adding that "Dreamgirls" star J ennifer Hudson is being considered to play her in the film. Kanye West, Stewart To Perform At Concert LONDON --U.S. rapper Kanye West and British rocker Rod Stewart have been added to the lineup of artists performing at a July 1 concert to mark the lOth anniversary of Princess Diana's death in. a car crash. Diana's sons, princes William and Harry; are .organizing the event at London's Wembley stadium, and officials said Harry, due to go to Iraq in the coming weeks to serve in the army, would probably be allowed leave to return for it. KANYEWEST 3602 7th Avenue Tampa, FL 241-2301 or 247-3719 KEiys Made 69 and Up ...... Latex Flat White Paint ......... $5. 99gal. Oii Outside White Paint ..... ... $11.99 gal Roller Pan Set ......................... $2.49 ea 3 Brushes ................................. 99 ea SALE PRICES COOD LIMIT 2 WITH THIS AD ONLY!! EmlnemTo Buy a Mne Venue Eminem wants to buy a Detroit venue which was featured in his film 8 Mile. The rapper is in negotiations to purchase the St. Andrew's Hall venue from Live Nation for an undisclosed amount. As part of the deal, Eminem and his manager Paul Rosenberg will man-. age the operation while the venue's current management will run the day-to-day operations of the club. The rap battle scenes in 8 Mile were fill e d in an area of St. Andrew's Hall called "The She! ter," reports Detroit Free Press woman Not Sure Rock Fathered Her Son STATESBORO, Ga.--A woman who claims Chris Rock is the father of her 13year-old son says she is seek ing a DNA test because she's not completely sure he's the father. Kali Bowyer filed court papers in Bulloch County in March claiming the comedian is her son's father. "If I were 100 percent positive,. I would not have requested a DNA test. I would have gone to the lawyers and courts for (a) CHRIS ROCK child support order," Bowyer The 42-year-old comedian told the Statesboro Herald on "desires to contribute to the Monday. "It's hard enough for support, -maintenance and a parent of any child to seek education" of the boy if such a test, let alone someone there's evidence to prove he's in the public eye." the father, according to Rock has acknowledged papers filed by Rock's attorthe two had a "limited rela-ney. tionship" and is willing to After filing court papers in take a DNA test, Bowyer Georgia in March, Bowyer said. indicated her case would be Bowyer also said she's moved to New York. pursing the paternity claim However, Rock's lawyer because her son is ill. She requested that the matter be wouldn't specify the illness. taken up in the Georgia Last month, Rock asked court. -Bulloch County Superior -Rock and his wife, Court to start paternity pro-Malaak, have been married ceedings to determine if he's for 10 years and have two the father. young children. "'" r0 :ll c )> 0 m z z m r;m c r rm z "'0 c m !: 0 :I: m c m < m .:l:J -< c m 0 c )> -< )> z c "'" :ll c )> -< "'0 )> Ci) m N .... I m


s 0 C\1 ENTERTAINMENT -. -. -------.. --.,j' > <( :E <( c Lil' Kim & Diddy Reunited a: LL The latest remix to Diddy's current single "Last Night" features a rhyme from none other than Lil' Kim, one of the first artists to flourish under his production umbrella at Bad Boy Entertainment and close pers.onal friend until the two had a falling out several years ago. The success of 'Last Night'. has truly been a blessing," says Diddy. "And you know I had to do a remix." In fact, this is the umpteenth remix for the track, which has already spawned a version with Pharrell and T .1. Another IJL' KIM And DIDDY remix captures the beat from "Prince's "Erotic City" and throws in extra rhymes from Yung Joe, The Game, Rich Boy and Big Boi. The latest remix keeps the same Prince beat and Keyshia Cole hook, but features Busta Rhymes and Lil' Kim. Kim's appearance on the track marks her first collaboration with Diddy since "Queen B Part II" on her 2000 alb\lm "Notorious K.I.M." Additionally, the track is one of the first official recordings from Lil' Kim since she was sprung from federal lockdown on July 3, 2006. "We've always had amazing chemistry together," says Lil' Kim. "It was a great feeling to pick back up where we left off years ago arid do it again." Campbell No Grudge Against Ex-Editor HONG KONG --Naomi Campbell says she doesn't hold a grudge against a former editor of a British tabloid that ran photos of her leaving C a drug counselling session six a: years ago. LL Campbell won a privacy infringement lawsuit against <( The Daily Mirror over the > photos in 2004. The legal case led to a public spat between U) Campbell and the newspaper's then-editor, Piers 1-Morgan. > The 36-year-old supermodel ffi agreed to be interviewed by > Morgan for GQ magazine's W April issue. "I don't hold grudges and J: had moved on," Campbell U) told Prestige Hong Kong ffi magazine its May issue. ::::1 "Three years later when we ll. did sit down, I felt we were Z two human beings who actutij ally shared something pretty -I -I ::I m I -I w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 -I LL m I 'C\1 C\1 w <( ll. big in com mon, a very high-profile court case," she said. "I found it really interesting, particularly since I also got the NAOMI opportunity CAMPBELL to ask Piers a few questions and make him sweat a bit." The Law Lords, Britain's highest court, ruled in 2004 that The Daily Mirror had invaded Campbell's privacy. Campbell had asked the panel to reverse an October 2002 ruling that the newspaper was justified in publishing a photo of her leaving a Narcotics Anonymous meeting because she. had previous ly lied to the media about her drug use. She had sued The Daily Mirror, claiming it had breached her right to confidentiality and invaded her privacy by running the February 2001 photos and a story that included details of her drug treatment. The supermodel testified that she felt "shocked, angry, betrayed and violated" by the story. Penn Comforts Eve After Ruff Ride LOS ANGELES --Guess you could call it an Eve of self-destruction. The Ruff Ryder was rung up on a drunken-driving charge early Thursday after slamming her Maserati into a divider on Hollywood Boulevard, police said. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the 28-year-old entertainer, whose full name is Eve Jeffers, was driving through Hollywood around 2:45 when she lost control of her gold-hued ride and smashed headfirst into a cement median. Neither Eve nor her two passengers appeared to have suffered any injuries, police said. Video of the incident obtained by E! shows the rapper-actress getting handcuffed by officers. TMZ, meanwhile, describes Eve as "visibly upset" during the arrest. She submitted to a blood alcohol test, but the results were not immediately avail able, per the LAPD. She was EVE booked for suspicion of driving under the influence and held in custody until 6 a.m., when her manager posted $30,000 bail. During her sojourn at the Hollywood division, police confirm she was visited by Sean Penn. No word on what connection the Oscar winner has with Eve; a police spokeswoman told E! News Penn had "nothing to do with the DUI" and was apparently "visiting as a friend." There was no immediate comment from either Eve or Penn's publicist.


ALL MY CHILDREN: Concerned to see Greenlee back in town just prior to Ryan and Annie's wedding, Kendall tried to prevent her from ruining the nup tials. Ryan and Annie exchanged their vows and were wed, but Greenlee man aged to disrupt the reception. An increasingly delusional Janet led Tad and Krystal to Jenny, and the family was reunited. Coming: Greenlee gets a harsh claiming the baby as his own if she doesn't survive. Coming: Now it's Jax's turn to deal with the truth about his brother. lesson in reality. AS THE WORLD TURNS: High on meth. Alison messed up the call she made to Craig as "Rosanna," thereby putting Meg in danger. Meg, desperate to leave before Craig finds out she's wearing a wire, made it sound like she's furi ous with Paul, and demanded to meet him. Meanwhile, Alison offered to sleep with Jesse for drugs. Coming: Carty faces a painful rejection. GUIDING LIGHT: Alan-Michael took a photo of a drunken Jeffrey kissing Olivia and made sure it was delivered to Buzz before the wedding. Buzz con fronted Olivia and told her to leave, as a devastated Olivia, disappointed with herself broke it to Buzz tha t she won't marry him. Seeing how much he's hurt Olivia, Jeffrey told her he's le aving town. Coming: Blake intends to have things herway. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Rex "outed" Tate, only to have his rival claim that he is divorced but is not gay. Adriana was furious that Rex s stunt could end up hurt ing Exposed, but still felt that something is-n't right w ith Tate and Paula's explanation of why they got divorced. Coming: Starr and Cole find it torture to BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Nick was charged with Shane's murder but strong ly believed that Ridge did it, and vowed to go after whoever framed him. When Ridge revealed to Stephanie that he tied about shooting Grant Chambers to protect Nick, she was even more determined to keep him from confessing. Coming: Nick believes he's found important evidence to clear his name. stay apart. DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Much to Sami's relief, EJ didn't stop her and Lucas' wedding. the reception came to a half when the speeding ticket photo showed up on Marlena's gift video album. Lucas stuck by Sami, even after she admitted that the baby could be EJ' _s. Philip stole Claire and Shawn contacted Bo, who headed to Tinda Lau. Coming: Lucas wants to forget EJ ever existed. PASSIONS: Overhearing Miguel admit to Kay that he can't stop l oving her, an angry Fox went along with Julian's suggest i on that they kill his rival, and they hired Spike to do it. Fancy was filled with tenderness toward Luis after he revealed that he had rejected Sheridan when she kissed him. Coming: Chad i s ready to end things for good. YOUNG AND RESTLESS: Victoria suffered a miscarriage. Victor and Michael confronted J i Min with proof that Jack owns Jabot and forced him to get Jack to admit the ownership on a tape recorder: Lauren informed Gloria that she knows Gloria was responsible for tainting the Jabot face cream. Coming: GENERAL HOSPITAL: Craig saved Nikolas' life, but forced Emily to become his accomplice, threatening that otherwise Nikolas will die. When Eli zabeth needed emergency surgery and afterward barely clung to life, Jason weighed Victor believes he's triumphed over Jack this time. IFYOUR BIRTHDAY IS THIS WEEK ... social and romantic sensitivities are high. Expect previously stable relationships to experience a phase of misinformation or competing priori ties Serious love affairs, long-term friendships and complex family commitments may all demand a reliable and obvious commitment to past promises. TA URUS (April 21-May 20). Financial security and business ambition, a ft er several weeks of slow progress will take on an ex c iting tone Expect home improvements or large purchases to off er unique opportunities Self-employment, family business ven tures and sha red financial risks may all be accented GEMINI (May 21-June 21 ) You will come to the end of several weeks of workplace strain. Many Geminis will begin an intense period of career evaluation fast contracts and last-m i nut e job reversals Refuse to be unnerved; advice from older colleagues and unexpected sources o f i nformation will trigger risky but lucrative choices. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Bosses, managers or older col l eagues will provide encouragement and support. For many Cancerians, several w eeks of business restriction and unneces sary power struggles will be resolved. Watch for fast improve ment s and expect personality issues, private politics and hidden agendas to no l onger distract from vital projects. TOP VIDEO RENTALS 1. The Good Shepherd, Universal Pictures R 2. The Pursuit of Happyness Sony Pictures PG-13 3. Happy Feet, Warn e r Bros., PG 4. Blood Diamond Warner Bros. R 5. Charlotte' s Web United International Pictures, G 6. Children of Men, Universal Pictures, R 7. Bobby, Bold Films, R 8 The Holiday, Sony Pictures, PG-13 9. Casino Royale, Sony Pictures PG-13 10. Eragon, 20th C entury Fox PG TOP POP ALBUMS 1 Now 24, Various artists, EMI/Sony BMG/Universai/Zomba 2. Let It Go, Tim McGraw, Curb Sentinel's Top 20 Albums 1. Luvanmusiq ................................... ........ ............ Musiq Soulchild 2. The Evolution Of Robin Thicke .. ............... ..... .... ..... RobinThicke 3. Konvicted ............ ............... ................................................... Akon 4. Buck The World ........... ......... ... .................................. Young Buck 5. B'Day ...... ..... .... .... .......................... ..... ............................. Beyonce 6. Get Money Stay True ..................................................... Paul Wall 7 Street Love .......... ...................................... .......................... Lioyd 8 Timbaland Presents Shock Value ............................... Timbaland 9 Rich Boy ................... .... ............ ....................................... Rich Boy 10. NOW 24 ......................... ........ ..... ....................... Various Artists 11. FutureSex/LoveSounds ................................ Justin Timberlake 12. Back To Black .................................................. Amy Winehouse 13 Music Is My Savior ............................................................. Mims 14. Unexpected ........ .... ..................... ...... ...... ...................... Lumidee 15. Corinne Bailey Rae ...................................... Corrine Bailey Rae 16. In My Songs ............ ...................... ...... ................. .. Gerald Levert 17 The lnspiration ....................................................... Young Jeez y 18. Red Gone Wild ............ .......... ......................................... Redman 19. Veteran .......................... ; ..... ........................... Marques Houston 20. Aldin Hugh .. ......................... .................................... 8Ball & MJG Sentinel's Top 20 Singles 1 Lost Without You ...... ...... ............................ ............ Robin Thicke 2. Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') .. T-Pain Featuring Yung Joe "T1 r-0 ::c c l> en m z :::::! z m r;m c r rm :::::! z -o c m l en ::I: m c L E O (July 23-A ug. 22). Miscommunications betw een love d ones and mild family disputes will fade Expect romant ic partners or rel ati ves to resolve i ssues of broken loyalty, disapproval or lost social ambition. P romises will be dramatic and long lasting ; watch for others to boldly state thei r goals and expectations 3. Cassadaga, Bright Eyes, Saddle Creek 4. Konvicted, Akon, Konvict/Upfront/SRC/ Un iversa l Motown 3 I'm A Flirt .... ..... Bow Wow OrR. Kelly Featuring T.l. and T-Pain 4. Buddy ................... ................... ............................. Musiq Soulchild 5. Don't Matter ............................................................................ Akon m VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Delayed romantic responses or unclear loyalties between friends will no longer complicate key relationships. Watch for disjointed progress or miscommunications between lov ed ones to fade. Establish new trust, if pos sib le ; for many Virgos, po werful emotional rewards will be the result. LIBRA (Sept. 23-0ct. 23). F or many Librans, a recent business delay or sta lled financia l n ego tiation will move rapidly forward. Aft e r several w ee k s of unfulfill ed promiseG from a uthority figures, revised agreements will become almost unavoidable Carefu lly consider all new opportunities: a timed response may be vital. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22). A friend or colleague may ask for emotional support and active social participation. Previously unat tainable friendships or delayed assignme nts may feel a lm ost effortless; expec t n.e w commitment and revitalized group aware n ess to be atop priority. An unp roductive friendship may best be l eft in !tie past. SAGI TTARIUS (Nov. 23 Dec. 21). Vital home d ecis ions will no longer remain hidden from public view. Renovations, schedule changes or relocation may all be openly debated. Don' t withhold important facts or opinions; group honesty and bold family discus sions will bring the desired r esu lts. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 Jan 20). A recently distressed friend or relative may request delicate emotio n a l support E xpec t lov ed ones to reveal hidden family or romantic disputes. Be consistent and avoid acti ng as mediator; ser iou s i ssu e s of sec urity, fina ncial responsibility and long -term planning may be involved. AQUARIUS {Jan. 21-Feb.19). C harism a business charm and social admiration are on the rise. M any Aquarians will r eso lve rela tionship disagreements and mov e quickly forward Highly distract ing flirtations may a l so be on the agenda Go s low and carefully study a ll emotio nal triangl e s P ISC ES ( Fe b 2 0 M arc h 2 0) N e w f a mily p lans or romanti c promises may create controversy. M an y Pisceans will expe rience a powerful w a v e of revitalized aHraction and increasing obliga tions. Invitati ons will be sincere and deeply fe lt. Offer a clear description of long term intentions and refuse to avoid difficult emotions. .. ARIES (M arc h 21Aprll 20). Annoying ac hes, pains and short term illne sses will quickly fade Areas affected inc l ud e minor infec tions, blood a ilments or limit e d circulation. Expe ct no se rious com plications, rather, pamper the body and w atch for vit a lity to return 5. Timbaland Presents Shock Value, Timbaland, -Mosley Blackground 6. Daughtry, Daughtry, RCA 7. B'Day, Beyonce, Columbia 8. Waking Up Laughing, Martina McBride, RCA Nashville 9. HeiiYeah, HeiiY eah, E p ic 10. A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection, Alison Krauss, Rounder' TOP POP SINGLES 1 Give It to Me, T i mbaland featuring N elly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, Mosley/Biackground 2. Don t Matter Ak'on, Kon vict/Upfront/SRC 3. Girlfriend Lavigne, RCA 4. G lamorou s, Fergie, featur i ng Ludacris, wlll.l.am/A&M 5. The Sweet Escape, Gwen featuring Akon, lnterscope 6. This Is Why l ;m Hot Mims Capitol 7. Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin'), T Paln, fe aturing Yung Joe, Konvict/Nappy Boy/Jive 8. Beautiful Liar, B eyonce and Shaklra, Columbia 9 cupid's Chokehold Gym Class Heroes, featuring Patrick Stump, Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic 1 0. Last Night, Olddy, featur ing Keyshla Cole, Bad Boy 6 Like A Boy ............................................................. : ................ Ciara ::c 7. Pop, Lock & Drop lt ............................................................... Huey -< 8. Get It Shawty............... ........... ...................................... Lloyd --4 9. Rock Yo Hips .......................... ..... Mob Featuring Lil Scrappy ffi 10. 2 Step ....... ................... ....................................................... .. Unk en 11. Please Don t Go ................................................................... Tank C 12. Because Of You ................ .............. ...... .......................... Ne-Yo 13. Party Like A Rock Star ....................... ; ...................... Shop Boyz l> 14 When I See U ................. ............................................... Fantasia z 15. This Why I 'm Hot ............................................................. Mims c 16. Last Night. .... ... .................... .... .. Oiddy Featuring Keyshia Cole "T1 17. You ................................................... Lioyd Featuring Lil' Wayne ::c 18. Outta My System ............... Bow Wow Featuring Polow Da Don 0 19 Poppin .... ........ .......................... Chris Brown Featur ing Jay Biz 20. Ice .... ........................ ...... ..... ........ .. ..... ............ ......... Omarion Sentinel's Top 10 Rap Albums 1. Buck The World ...... .................... .......... ..................... Young _Buck 2. Get Money Stay True ......... ........ ..................... .............. Paul Wall 3. Rich Boy .......................................................................... Rich Boy 4. Music Is My Savior ............................................................... Mims 5. The lnspiration ......................................................... Young Jeezy 6. R ed Gone Wild ................................................................. Redman 7. Ridin High ................................................................. 8Ball & MJG 8. H a t ed On Mostly ................. ; ....................................... Crime Mob 9. Late Night Speciai.. .................................................. Pretty Ricky 10. Greatest Hlts .................................... :; ........ The Notorious B.I.G. Sentinel's Top 10 Rap Singles 1 1 m A Flirt .......... Bow Wow OrR. K elly Featuring T.l and T-Pain 2 This I s Why I'm Hot ........ ....................................................... Mims 3. Outta My System ...... Bow Wow Featuring T-Paln & .Jahnta ..... Austin 4. 2 Step ......................................................... ; ................. ; ... : ....... Unk 5. Pop Lock & Drop lt ............................................................... Huey 6. Rock Yo Hlps .......................... Crime Mob Featuring Lil Scrappy 7 Go Getta ..................................... You,ng Jeezy Featuring R. Kelly 8. Party Like A Rock Star ................................ ............... Shop Boyz 9. I Tried ................................ Bone ThugsN -Harmon y Akon 1 Trie 10 Throw Some O's .. .... ........... 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. Heaven Destiny Church or Tom A. Celebrate 1st Anniversary Heaven Destiny Church and their pastor, Tom A. Jones, celebrated their first year in the ministry with a weekend to remember. On Saturday morning, the celebration began with the church sponsoring a Health Fair at the Florida Avenue K-Mart with over twenty vendors present. They did a variety of test from blood pressure checks to HIV test ing. On Saturday night, there was a musical celebration with Minister James Pabon of Without Walls International Church doing the Masters of Ceremony duties. There to help with the entertainment was Pastor E. C. Cochran and choir from Atlanta, GA. On Sunday, the weekend culminated with a powerful dance routine from Silent Praize and an anointed sermon from Pastor E. C. Cochran. Pastor Tom A. Jones and Heaven Destiny Church were grateful for a successful weekend. (Photos from the weekend of events By James McAllister) In this photo are Amari Jones, Pastor Tom A. Jones, Sis. Willie Mae Jones, and Tomika Jones-First Family. Left to right: Denny Hollan, pharmacist (Lakeland), Gutehem, K-Mart Store manager (Florida Avenue); Kimily, K-Mart Store manager (Busch Boulevard); Pastor Tom Jones (Heaven Destiny Church); Landa Freeman, pharmacist, and Terry Cook, K-Mart Store manager (Dale Mabry). The Prentice family is represented by Patricia, Carollee and LaDonna. Pastor Tom A. Jones, Foundation Staff, Tomika Jones and Amari Jones. FLOYD CHAPEL ENSEMBLE O F A T LANTA, GA Brother Marshall Golden and guests. AMARI AND TOMIKA JONES MASTER OF CEREMONY, MINISTER JAMES PABON BRO. FRANK ISAAC, SR. Brother Eddie Durant and Florida Blood Bank nurse. Ranae Winston, Willie James Winston, Leevaite Carter, Rethell Scott and Arthur Scott.


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LOCAL COLUMN HAPPY BIRTHDAYMAY CELEBRANTS Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kevin (Shalynda) Mathis, who will commcmApril showers bring May orate their May 27, 2006 flowers. Happy Birthday to nuptials on the last Sunday these marvelous May of thfs month. Wishing joy, Celebrants! peace and prosperity to Linda Green on May 1 -Andrew Kevin and Odessa Haugabrook on Shalynda Mathis, as you May 2, Bryan Wilson on celebrate 1 year of marriage! May 3, Jessie "Pop" Latson and Brent Johnson ori today, May 4; Agnes Judge on May 6, Angela Judge on May 7, Ryanne Rosier on May 8, Robert J. Wright, Sr. on. May 9, Nix and Verline Lewis on May 10, Reverend Pauline Cole and Elouise Griffin on May 11, Eddie Lee Jones, Nettie G. Tribune, Sonya Sams, Kerry McFarland and Von Chaney, II all on May 12; Alphonsa Adams on May 13, Freddie Moore, Delores Myers and Dorrie Coney on May 14, Melvin Sledge of Chicago on May 15, Jean Holland HONOR ROLL Congratulations Jasmine Ann-Marie Wilson for making the honor roll at Gorrie Elementary School, where she is in the fifth grade. With 4 A's and 4 B's, you've made your family proud. Jasmine is the daughter of Mrs. Nadine Wilson and the late Rev. Jeffrey Wilson. H e r brother is another rising scholar, James Curtis Wilson, II of Wilson Middle School. Keep up the good work, Jasmine! THAT SHEEHY KI:P! And a little child shall Tim on May 16, Kim lead them. Don't look now, Sebastian Baker and but ten-year old musical Laurie) Stewart on May 17, prodigy Noah Ireland Alphonso Murphy and Sheehy has being going Zaron Wright on May 18, where angels fear to tread, Patrice Hill and Glenda and leading an interesting Washington on May 19, group of adults with him in Pauline Rhymes on May the process. As he performs 20, Dontavius Bush on a series of monthly recitals at M a y 23, Sarah Lang and Rehabilitation Centers across Harrietta M. Graveley on the Bay Area, vario us adults May 24, Harriet Manning have provided wind beneath on May 25, Delouris his youthful wings. Some of ."Pumpkin" Streeter and those who have joined him at Ayanna Pollard on May recital time were: Mrs. 26; Betty Harris an

c a: u. c z <( c UJ w :::;) t-> a: w > w c w 'i}i :::; m :: a. z i= A few weeks ago, I joined in Ghana (West Africa) to celebrate their fifty years of independence from British colonial rule. I was struck by the simple fact that nearly everyone I saw had the same brown skin I did, and I tried hard to imagine what it must be like to grow up in a place where all the positive role models --and the negative ones, too, -are Black. I spent some time in Birmingham, England, speaking with a Black family of Caribbean descent about the schools their children attend. I learned the extent of similarity between the Black American and Black British educational experiences, despite our different histories. My time here in Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar has been LOCAL Rhodes class, and I quickly discovered that my understanding of Blackness and my identity as a Black person was about to be adjusted tremendously. For the first time, I had almost no Black Americans around me. Instead, the peo characterized by many simipie I met hailed from places lar encounters. I came to like South Africa, Zambia, Oxford in September 2005 Jamaica, Zimbabwe, and because I cared about Kenya, and their views on America's Black students. being Black were as varied as My experiences growing up their countries. had challenged me to find Now, over a year later some way to improve .the and halfway through my education system that doctorate, I am incredibly seemed to be failing so many grateful for the way my Black children. understanding of Blackness After college, I taught 4th has been expanded through graders in the Mississippi my friendships with students Delta, where I saw first-from different continents hand, the academic achieve-and cultural contexts. ment gap between Black stuBelieve me, though, there's dents and their peers from plenty of .room for more other ethnic groups. black voices here. Oxford is When the Rhodes waiting for you to join the Scholarship opportunity conversation. came around, I pursued it to Rachel Mazyck is a get another country's per-doctoral candidate in spective. I wanted to know -Educational Studies what England was doing to from Maryland. Her help its Black students. hobbies include reading, I arrived in Oxford as the cooking, singing, volleyonly Black person in my ball and music. w --' -' :::;) m I -' w z i= z w UJ <( c a: 0 -' u. ,. John Brady Memorial Twist Contest Basketbail Tournament 12 HOOH Live entertainment by City of Tampa Black History Pocket Change Committee Scholarship Food, Fun & Prizes. Awards Ceremony 1 P.m. Old Fashioned Games T ou rn.ey (All Day) Commu.nity Fashion Show' Pie Eating Contest 2 P.m. Toddler Races T. Washington ttunt School Spelling Bee Bingo, Bridge & More Vendor opportunities still available, call (813) 274-5833. Saturday, May 12, 2007 a.m.-6 p.m. Pe.rry Harvey Park, 1200 N. Orange Avenue Downtown Tampa I ....... MLI .,;{l;tw a.ltfbm ...,..l& ... llowk.... .. Popular Book Series Being Added To School's Reading Curriculum Middle and high school students who normally were reluctant to read are more motivated says Christine Van Brunt, the supervisor of secondary media programs for the Hillsborough County School District. The Bluford Book series has changed the way many teens in Hillsborough County view reading, especially African American students. The book series was 'introduced to Hillsborough County Schools two years ago, and have become increasingly popular. The fictional characters in the thirteen-book series all attend Bluford High. "The students are able to identify with the characters. The main characters in the book are teenagers going through problems that many of the students can relate to, said Van Brunt. "It seems that once a middle or high school student reads one of ):hese books, they're hooked." Darlene Meginnis, the Media Specialist at Liberty Middle School, says that the Bluford Book Series is the most popular book series in the school's library. She says that the series is extrem_ely popular among minority stu dents, and is becoming a craze with all students. "The books have been rece1vmg an amazing response. There are students who used to reject any and all reading material are literally enthralled with these books," said Meginnis. "All the responses from the books have been positive." For more information, or to order books from the Bluford Series, please go to '"ww. townsendpress.com. Reporteer_:, / Writer Ait'tione davis can be at":(813) l.g21 .. He can .td$o be reached at adavis@jl.<;entinel.com. After 25 Years The Florida Drug Store Is Finally Saying Goodbye It's Been A Pleasure And An Outgoing Experience Helping Out The Community. We Would Like To Thank Everyone For Their Business And Services. So Come In And Say Your Last Goodbye In The Month Of May. We Love You And Will Miss You Love, Toni And Rotonda


. LOCAL Social Service Centers Help Get The Word Out About KidCare Congratulations To My Sisters BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer With Florida lawmakers looking everywhere to make cuts, a vital program may be one of the first to see dramatic budget cuts. Florida KidCare is a .program that was established to p:r:oyide healtb i .nsurance to children. Although there' i s : a fee involved, i t lEiss. tb.an wh'at a woo.J_<(pay through their employer for the same coverage. Because the program has been underutilized, Florida lawmakers want to cut funding to the program. Lee Davis Center Manager Antonia Barber said she agrees the program is underutilized, and attribut es it to economics. "Other than economics, I'm not sure what the problem is as far as it being underutilized. There. i s an application process, 'and maybe that scares some parents a way. I. do know that far too many children are Le a k R e p a ir s ,,;.;... .... :.:-:. .. ANTONIA BARBER running around uninsured. Ms. Barber said KidCare is very inexpensive by comparison, and t)ley get the word out to parents about the service through flyers and kickoff campaigns. "I'm surprised discussions are underway to cut it before finding. out why it's underutilized. I suggest not putting up roadblocks to prevent parents from either knowing about the program or using it. With economics playing such a vital role in No .lob 'J(m Small Or Too L a r ge : !0 Years Experience 5 Years Esta b lished In Seminole H eights C o mmunity .... DARRYL STARKES Roofing Contractor License# RC0067277 Lic e nsed-Bonded Insur e d (813) 477-0108 Fax: (813) 236-7325 DARRYL. STARKES ELL YOUR HOUSE TO I Did and Got Big Money and You Can Too! Make Money and Get A Business and Get Richer I Call me, JET SET HUDSON, I Will Refer You To The Right Person! Get it Right. Fame and Fortune is in Your House and Property! Sell It Today Right A\vay! Popular Entetainet, A&B Consultant Refertal Set-vice 901 E. 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Ms. Barber said any parent who wanting to find out more about KidCare can come by the Lee Davis Center at 3402 North 22nd Street or other social service centers. Florida KidCare is for children, not adults. To qualify a child must be under the age of 19, be unin_sured,' meet income eligibility requirements, beaU. S. citi zen or qualified noncitizen, not be the dependent of a state employee for health insurance, and not be in a p ublic institution. Income charts are available at the social service centers depending. on family size and you can apply for the program at those loca tions. I would like to congratulate my oldest sister, Shegetta on her marriage to her high school sweetheart, Vince on 3/31/07. And graduating from Phoenix University. Congratulations goes out to my. youngest sister, Bicha, for graduating from U.S.F., and celebrating her 30th birthday. I love you both, Lemeka and A'Kevia McRoy. :. BICHA MCROY And SHEGETIAMCROYWILLIAMS Belmont Heights Estates To Host ., r 0 :::D Event BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Belmont Heights Estates and their Resident Association will host a Mother's Day Program Saturday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Senior Park on 25th Avenue The event will pay tribute to a ll the mothers living a t Belmont heights ,Estates and they will be given awards and a coronation AI Young, Resident Asso ciation President and Steve Santiago, Comm-unity Relations Specialist for BHE, THE LAW FIRM OF have worked together along 0 with others to make this day m special. Ail of the. mothers will be z waited on by, m the men and wiii be treated to r;-lll every honor imaginabl:. They,i c wiii also be given some stir 1= prise gifts. m Caiied a "community aff air,1 ::::! the event has been goin g on Z "0 for seve r a l y ears in the area, c and "this year promises to be Ill the best ever," said Young. 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Felonies DUI!fraffic Misdemeanors Juvenile Law Drug Arrests Sex Offenses Probation Violations Domestic Violence 1st Appearances Expunge or Seal Records Bond Hearings Outstanding Warrants Appeals/Post Conviction Relief Avoid Uneoessary Court Appearances lAW OFFICE OF VICTORIA A. HOLMBERG CRIMINAl TRIAl AnORNEY ''The hh'tng or alowy.,ls., lmportrt decblon Whtch sho\Jd not be based on attwrUaements. O.to,.. you dedde, ask ti'Mt lawyer lo send you rr.. wrmen lnrorrn.tlon Coul t.r 111nd experience. LOCAL Family Enrichment Center Becomes ACCESS Florida Provider In an effort to improve com munity access to services needed to help strengthen families in the local community, The Family Enrichment Center (FEC), has partnered with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to become an ACCESS Florida provider. The full-service site, located at 3911 N. 34th Street in Tampa, will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every weekday beginning May 1, 2007. The purpose of the ACCESS Florida program, the state's newly revamped public assis tance service delivery system, is to promote economic self-sufficiency among residents who apply for government aid. OLGA WILLIAMS In addition to allowing eligible applicants to apply for tempo-rary cash assistance, refugee assistance, food stamps and Medicaid programs administered by DCF, the FEC's desig. nation as a "Platinum" service site allows residents to take advantage of an expanded list of services such as access to computers, telephones, fax I)lachines, printers and copiers; verification of an applicant's identity; application pick up and drop off; assistance with application completion, as well as tracking the status of an application, all at no charge. For more information, con. tact the FEC at (813) 237-2530 or visit the ACCESS Florida web site at http://www.dcf.stateJl.us/ess/. Local Family Foundation To Host Job Fair An upcoming job fair will work towards helping more people in the East Tampa area obtain jobs. The Single Parent Family Foundation will be hosting their E8ft Tamvg Job Fair on May 10 and 11 Well-known companies from throughout the Tampa area will have representatives on hand to explain their job openings, and hand out applications. The job fair will be made up of four components which include: The job application I resume, dressing for success, a motivational speaker and meet ing the employers. "We want everyone who attends the job fair to be com pletely prepared because first impressions are everything," said Ollie Brantley, Operations Manager for Structure Community Services. "We plan to help attendees in any way that we can to have the best chance to be hired and have success. Many of the unemployed may only need a simple nudge in a certain area, and don't even realize why it has been so hard for them to obtain a job." Over 20 companies are scheduled to be on hand for the two-day job fair. Brantley says that more job fairs will be held in the near future. "This is an opportunity to for .everyone unemployed, especially those that may need a lit tle guidance and assistance in DON'T MISS Tampa Bay Area's the areas of job readiness," said Brantley. The East Tampa Job Fair will be held at the Ragan Park Community Center located at 1200 E. Lake Avenue on May wth from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On May 11th, the job fair will be held at the Structure Community Center located at 2507 E. Lake Avenue from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, please call Ollie Brantley at (813) 295-4489. Reportel' I Writer Antione Davis can be reached at (813) 248-1921. He can also be reached at adavis@fl.sentinel.com. Third Annual Black Business Expo, Economic Summit And Luncheon Thursday, May 17, 2007 Alfano Conference Center-11606 McKinley Dr., Tampa, FL Come and. join of America's top African-American advocates entreprenems in an informative panel diseussi6n on the status and future of Black in Tampa Bay. .----------------. For tickets call: 813-932-8894 813-931-5546 Keynote Speaker Donation: $35.00 Sponsored By FOUNDA'110N FORSUCCE88 Ex1,o opens 9 a.m. Panel Discussions 10:00 a.m .. Luncheon Starts 12 Noon Urban Florida League 6fBushiess


c ews Celebrated 50th Wedding Anniversary Rev. and Mrs. N. S. Sanders of Lakeland celebnited their 50th wedding anniversary on February 17, 2007, at Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Institutional Cliurch. They were married on February 17, 1957, in Thomasville, GA. Their children are Gregory Jones of Winter Haven and Christopher Anthony of Lakeland. They have two grandchildren. Rev. Sanders has been the Pastor of Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Institutional Church for 32 years. The anniversary celebration was attended by many church members, family and friend. The colors were ivory and gold. The wedding party was: Matron of Honor, Monica Robinson; Bridesmaids, Barbara L. Sanders, Jacqueline Speed and Alice Walker; Flower Girl, Shirley Clarid.ge; Ring Bearer, Rev. Larry Roundtree, II; Best Man, John Sanders; Groomsmen, Anderson Williams, Sr., Rev. Willie Edwards and Larry, Roundtree, I; Officiating Minister, Rev. Samuel Maxwell; Coordinators, Kurt and Lavinia Culmer, Sheandolen Dunn, Annette Dunn and Greater St. Paul Culinary Staff. REV. And MRS. N.S.SANDERS MR. And MRS. LARRY ROUNDTREE, II Bernice Chestang. Director of Public Education, Greater St. Paul. Annette Dunn, Executive Administrator, Greater St. Paul. Mrs. Sanders and sons, Christopher Anthony of Lakeland and Gregory Jones of Winter Haven. THE WEDDING PARTY r-0 ::0 c )> en m z -4 z m r;tD c: r rm ::1 z 'tJ c: tD r-c;; ::::1: m c m < m -4 c: m CJ) c )> z c :!:! c


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(863) 687 3409 Birthday wishes to Sandra Harris and the grand lady, Mrs. Betty Moore. Gotcha! She is a member of New Bethel. Hello to you Ms. Betty! Mrs. Dorothy M. Moore and Mrs. Gertrude Figgs also are.May celebrants and members of New Bethel. Greater St. Paul M.B.I. Church Dr. N. S. Sanders, Pastor and fellow members send birthday accolades to the Executive Administrator at Greater St. Paul, Mrs. Annette Dunn, who's natal day was May 1st, 2007. Inadvertent Omission To Soror member, Florida M. Hinson and Trinetta C. McCalip of the Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., Beta Sigma Chapter, Lakeland, your names were inadvertently omitted last week. Love you, too! Lydia's Fashion Show On Saturday, May 5, 2006, at 6 p. m ; "Lydia's Suits For Less" is holding their 1st Annual Fashion Show Extravaganza at the Coleman Bush Building, 1104 Martin Luther King, Gives 50 Years Of Service To Alpha _Kappa Alpha The members of Omicron Kappa Omega Chapte r of Alpha Kappa Alpha Soror i ty, Inc., and honored and cele brated Soror Latha MurphySpeed for giving 50 years of dedicated servic e to the sorority With "ce l ebra tion" being the the me, "the Alpha Kappa Alpha spirit was alive throughout the Lakeland Terrace Hotel Ballroom. Crowning and welcoming Speed into g olden members were Anna Adderley and Vancilla Williams. Als o, Presid i n g Blackmon Roberts pinned her golden. Other m e mbers ing on the progra m were: Charlene Brinson, Katrina Lungsford, Albertha Whittley-Tabron, Vivian Underwood, T erry Strong and Sylvia BlackmonRoberts, Pre s i d e nt. In add i t ion, fami ly me mb e r s LATHA MURPHYSPE E D told how s h e i s livin g h e r life "G.olden" and how she has be e n an employment r ol e model a s a parents, c it iz en and C hristian. I n closing remarks Gold e n Soror Speed said, Each o f us i s bl esse d with gifts fr om Th e C r eater. There gifts and tablets as to be share d w ith oth ers. and friends w ere: L eonard 9 Spee d William "Willie" QO w Speed; W illa n a Speed, Th e Gol den S o ro r pl a n ning c ommitt ee m e mbers Yvonne McS h a y (Chair). Jacqueline Rose D ell Quarry and Julie Von McShay. Mildred Hawk, R ev. J oe Cf. Ros e and Stanle y Glove r Jr. Ave., Lakeland :There will be choirs praise Belated BI-rthdays dancers, a men and women fashion show and lots of fun. There will also. be door prizes and refreshments served. There will be a variety of vendors on board as well. For tickets, contact : Lydia Williams at (863) 934-1182 Historical Sorority Hosting Hat Show & Spring Tea Party In following with the tradi-. tion of Spring, Mother's Day and of course friendship amongst women, Omicron Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., will host a Hat Show & Spring Tea / Party on Saturday, May 5th at 3:08 p. m. at New Bethel A.M.E. Church in the Fellowship Hall. Tickets to the event are $20.00 Proceeds raised will benefit our Scholarship Fund. This year marks the 99th yea r of e xistence for the organization and the local chapter has accepted applications from nine potential recipients. Alpha Kappa Alpha is America's oldest African American sorority. Local Church Celebrates Love Through Love Feast Sunday, April 22, 2007, Harmony M B. Church celebrated with a Love Feast. Sister Gloria Miller spearheaded this event, which grew out of a vision Miller had. Over 150 parishioners and guests attended the event. t.ASHONDA O'STEEN JABARI BANKS Birthday wishes go out to LaShonda O'Steen, 22 i s t h e daughter of Ernest Dukes and Deborah O'Steen. She is an RN Student at Polk Community College Also to Jabari Banks, 8 year old son of Eddie and Kesha Banks, grandson of Deborah O'Steen and Ernest Dukes, Paul O'Steen, Eddie Banks Sr. and Vicky Gary. He attends Valleyview School. Pastor Pierce Ewing of New Bethel AME attended along with several members of his congregation. Entertainment was provided by a host of harmonities, including an exciting performance by Arica Ardis, daughter o f Reggie and Denai Ardis. The fest was a traditional Sunday dinner with a few extras, including: Chicken (fried, baked; stewed, smoked and curried), s m oked steak, ham, turkey, collard greens with smoked turkey, sweet potato casserole, deviled eggs, green beans, macaroni and cheese, multipl e cornbreads and rolls Sister Mamie Richardson handled the dessert line, which included the most delectable cakes in town Texa s Cattle provided the smoked meats and all the fixins. Committee members agreed that they will make this an'imnual event. Gloria's Things & Other Things Confront improper conduct not be retaliation, but be example. GIBBS& PARNELL, P.A. Attorneys At Law (813) 975-4444 1-800 .. 711-5452 wwwNE\VTa L PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH-THOMAS E. PARNELL, Esq. Auto, Truck l\rlotorcyclc or Boat Accidents. Slip and Falls, Nursing Home Neglccf or 1\rlcd. l\rlalpracticc. ALL SERIOUS INJURIES. 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PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING As a result of being unable t9 effectuate certified mail notice to violators of the City Code, notice is hereby given that a Tampa Municipal Code Enforcement Hearing Master has scheduled a public hearing on May 9, 2007, at 9:00a.m. to hear the below listed cases which are in violation of the City of Tampa Code. Information listed below descr i bes the case number property owner(s), violation address, code section violated, and legal description of subject property in that order The hearing will be held in City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 31S E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida Affected property owners will be given the opportunity to discuss the alleged violations Should anyone have any questions regarding these cases, please call the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-7286. ,_ .. Please note that if any person to appeal any decision made by the Code Enforcement Hearing Master with to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing, they will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based CASE # 06-09789 MILLETT JEFFREY 3 08 W IDLEWILD AV. TAMPA, FL SECTIONS 19-47 19-231 & 19-233 CATHERINE CITY SUBDIVISION LOT4 162484 0000 CASE# 06-19678 JOHNSON, LORETTA 806 E LAMBRIGHT ST TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-46, 19-49, 19-SO AND 19-232 NORTH PARK LOTS 163064 0000 CASE #06-21716 BABCOCK, KEITH 4022 N MARGUERITE ST, AlB TAMPA, FL SECTION 19 -231, 19-49 BLACK S W C SUBDIVISION LOT2 BLOCK A 166391 0000 CASE # 06-24967 ROGERS, HENRY DONALD 5807 N SUWANEE AV TAMPA, FL SECTIONS 19-26-,19-46,19-49 & 19-SO SEMINOLE HEIGHTS NORTH LOT 3 BLOCK 11 163910 0000 CASE # 06-27983 AGUIRRE, PEPE 704 E EMILY ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION 19-49,27-77 TABLE -4-1 LAVERGN E 1 ST ADDITION LOTS B L OCK S 167688 0000 CASE# 06-30114 BARKSDALE, CAROL A 1102WHIAWATHA ST TAMPA, FL S ECTIONS 19 -2 6 19 -4 9 & 19 232 RIVIERA SUBDIVISION E 6 0 FT O F L O TS 20 AND 22 1 03920.0000 CASE # 06-30609 NELSON, SARAH M 1306 W HUMPHREY ST TAMPA, FL SECT I ONS 1 9 26 ,19 -27 LOT 16 B LOCK 2 2 98734 0000 CASE # 06 30982 LAM, OSMANY A 8907 N WILLOW AV TAMPA, FL S E CTIONS 1 9 26 ,19 27 E L PORTAL LOT 30 BLOCK 18 98676 0000 CASE # 06-31 036 AGUIAR, JENNIFER AGUIAR, JOSEPH 103WEMMAST TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19-49 MEADOWBROOK LOT 203 16S623 0000 CASE# 06-31485 JOHNSON, DEBRA 505 E JAMES ST TAMPA, FL Section 19-232 VILLA, .BONNIEVENTURE REVISED MAP LOT4 BLOCK2 168262.0000 CASE# 06-31686 PETERS, J DIRK 6420 N CENTRAL AV, A/B TAMPA, FL SECTIONS 19-47, 19-236 & 19-237 NORTH PARK LOT 144 163172.0000 CASE# 06-31727 NORSTROM, TIMOTHY ROBERT NORSTROM, LOUIIS BLACK 818 W AMELIA AV TAMPA, FL Sections 19-46 19-49 and 19 -SO RIDG E WOOD PARK LOT 12 BLOCK G 18344 3 000 CASE# 06-31773 WORTHINGTON, ERIC D 611 E POCAHONTAS AV TAMPA, FL CRA F T S SUBDIVI S ION W92 FT O F E 324 FTO F S 132FT OFLOT 2 162S39 0000 S E CTIONS 19 46 19 49,19-232 27-44 T ABLE 4 1 & 2 7-2 40 CAS E # 06 32503 MY E RS, RICHARD E II AND PATRICE C 708 W HENRY AV TAMPA, FL S E CTIONS 19-47,19-49 19-231 27 77 T ABLE 4 1 & 27 1 2 9,21.8 IDLEWILD ON THE HILL S B0ROUGH N 3 10 FT OF LO T 4 BLOCK 22 16243S.OOOO CASE # 06-32507 MYERS, RICHARD E II AND PATRICE C 708 W HENRY AV, 1/2 TAMPA, FL SECTIONS 19-47 19-49,27-77 TABLE 4-1,21.8 IDLEWILD ON THE HILLSBOROUGH LOT 4 LESS N 310FT BLOCK 22 SUBJ TO EASEMENT TO CITY OF TAMPA 162434.0000 CASE # CARABELLO, LUIS A AND DAR CIE ET AL & LARRY A FERNAN DEZ 1812 W CLUSTER AV TAMPA, FL SECTIONS 19-47, 19-49, 19-S6, 19-238 LORRAINE ESTATES LOT 37 102040 0000 CASE # 06-33015 WILLIAMS DRENNA 1 03 E CLINTON ST TAMPA, FL Sections 19 238 and 19 -SO AVON SPRINGS LOT 6 AND N 1/2 OF CLOSED ALL E Y ABUTTING ON S BLOCK 18 16132S 0100 CASE# 07-01207 BARKSDALE, DANIEL J JR, BARKSDALE, MARY 6808 N WILLOW AV TAMPA, FL SECTIONS 19 49,19-S6,19-231 & 19-232 RIVIERA SUBDIVISION N 109 FT OF S 218FT OF LOT 41 103981 0000 CASE# 07 00829 ROLAND, SAMUEL J. RODRIGU E Z, G!:ORGE D. 803 W RIVER HEIGHTS AV TAMPA FL SECT ION: 19 -231 RIVER HAVEN LOTS S AND 6 BLOCK 14 16 6 6 34 0 0 00 CASE # 07 00833 VALENTI, SEXTON Ill 705 W HILDA ST TAMPA, FL S E CTIONS : 19 49, 19 -SO LOT BEG 626 F T S & 14 S FT W OF E 114 COR OF S E C & RUN S 84. S FT W 120 FT N 84 S FT & E 1 2 0 F T T O B EG 166S4 S .OOOO PUBLICATION DEADLINES: Tu e sday Edition Friday @ 3 : 00 p.m Friday E dition Tu es day @ 3 : 00 p m HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPAR TMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals for the following, until the stated date and time when they will be publicly opened JUNE 04, 2007 2:00 P.M. S-0040-07 (EM) JANITORIAL SERVICES FOR REGISTERED SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES (SBE) Please Note: The above bid is a Hillsborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bid. Some or all of the above bid(s) may have Pre-Bid Conferences. Information on these and other Requests for B i ds, along with Bid/Proposal results may be accessed via the following : (1) the Internet at wwW. hillsboroughcountv org/procurementservices, or (2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Services office located at the address listed below. Minority and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportunity to participate in these matters and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color or national origin. Questions regarding the above projects may be d i rected to Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners, Department of Procurement Services, 601 E Kennedy Blvd 18th Fl County Tampa Florida, 33602, (813) 272-S790, during regular business hours. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals for the following, until the stated date and time when they will be publ i cly opened MAY 31, 2007-2:00 P.M. S-0193-07 (EM) POND MAINTENANCE FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITIES MAY 22, 2007-2:00 P.M. T-0202-07 (BG) COMMUNITY PLAN BROCHURES P le a se Note : The abov e b i ds are Hill s borough C ounty Governm e nt al P ur c h a s ing C o u ncil Bids Some or all of the above bid(s) may have P r e-Bid Conferences Information on these and other Requests for Bids along with Bid/Proposal results may be a c cessed vi a the following : (1) the Int erne t at www.hillsboroughcounty. org/procurementservlces or ( 2 ) by c o ming to the Dep a rtm e nt of Procur e m e nt Servi ce s o ffice locat e d at th e a ddr es s l i sted b e low Minority and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportun i ty to participate in these matters and w ill not be subject to d iscrimination on the basis of race, sex, color or national origin Questions rega rding the above project s may be direct e d to Hillsborough County Boa r d of Commis si oners Dep a rtm e nt of Procurement Serv ices, 601 E. K enne dy Blvd 18th Fl. 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0 0:: LL 0 z <( 0 en w :::> 1-w > w 0 w :r: en :::i m :::> z w ..J ..J :::> m ..J w z z w en <( c 0 ..J LL N ..... w C) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING As a result of being unable to effectuate certified mail notice to violators of the City Code, notice is hereby given that a Tampa Municipal Code Enforcement Hearing Master has scheduled a public hearing on May 16, 2007, at 9:00 a.m. to hear the below listed cases which are in violation of the City of Tampa Code. Information listed below describes the case number, property owner(s), violation address code section violated and l egal description of subject property in that order The hearing will be held in City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 315 E Kennedy Blvd Tampa, Florida Affected property owners will be given the opportunity to discuss -the alleged violations Should anyone have any questions regarding these cases please call the Office of the City Cieri< at (813) 274-7286 or (813) 274-7079 Please note that if any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Code Enforcement Hearing Master with respect to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing, they will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based CASE # 06-26562 CASE# 06-31784 CASE# 07-00780 CASE# 07-05693 PANDO ALEXIS PARENTE JAMES P TOROJUAN MATTES KIMBERLY A 2209 CORRINE ST AND TRACY A 3107 E 9TH AV 1221 E CHELSEA ST TAMPA, FL 2502 W HAMILTON AV TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-47 19-49 TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-49 19-50, SECTIONS: 5-104.3 .1, 5-105.1, & 19-50 SECTION : 27-129 19-231, 19-232 5-108.4 POWELL'S ADDITION DOWNING SUBDIVISION EAST TAMPA BLOCKS 1 TO 40 GROVE PARK ESTATES UNIT LOT 4 BLOCK 11 AND 55 T062 NO 3 REPLAT LOT2 BLOCK2 LOTS 11 AND 12 LESS Rm 175823.0000 172437 0000 LOT 8 BLOCK 21 190680 0000 FOR ARMENIA AVENUE CASE# 07-00781 B,LOCK D SKAGGS RUBY AND MELANIE CASE# 07-05719 CASE # 06-27556 102760 0000 THOMPSON ESTATE OF CESAIRE SAMUEL BULLOCK WALTER M JR 3109 E 9TH AV 1904 E LOUISIANA AV BULLOCK NADA J CASE # 06-32239 TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL 722 S DAVIS BL MILANI KAMRAN SECTIONS : 19-49, 19-231 19-232 SECTIONS : 5-104 3 .1, 5-105 1 POWELL'S ADDITION 5-108.4 TAMPA, FL 9368 N FLORIDA AV LOT 3 BLOCK 11 PARRISH HOME SECTIONS: 19-49, 19 238, TAMPA, FL 175822.0000 LOT17 27-129 SECTION: 20.5 157533 0000 BYARS THOMPSON ADDITION HAMNER'S MARJORY BAND CASE# 07-00879 DAVIS ISLAND WE FLORILAND TORO JUAN RIVAS EDITH CASE# 07-05746 SWL Y 25 FT OF LOT 20 AND S 70 FT OF N 340 FT OF E 135 3209 E 9THAV GARCIA OMAR M TRUSTEE LOT 21 LESS SWL Y 21 FT FT OF BLOCK 7 LESS E TAMPA, FL 4405 W VIRGINIA AV SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-49, 19-50 BLOCK 7 15FT FOR FLORIDA AVE R1W TAMPA, FL 196692 0000 99646 0000 POWELL'S ADDITION SECTIONS: 5-104 3 1, 5-105 1, LOT 3 BLOCK 10 175810.0100 5-108 4 CASE # 06-27690 CASE # 06-32823 DREW PARK RE PLAT OF ROBINSON LINCOLN G WHITE PATRICIA M CASE# 07-00880 LOT 13 BLOCK 79 ROBINSON AINSWORTH 2308 E 8THAV TORO JUAN RIVAS EDITH 108757.0000 2805 N FLORIDA AV TAMPA, FL 3211 E 9TH AV TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-49, 19-231 TAMPA, FL CASE# 07-05748 SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-49, 19-50 SECTION: 20 5 TURMAN'S EAST YBOR ABRAHAMS TYRONE FAIRBURN LOT 11 BLOCK 11 POWELL'S ADDITION 700 ST TAMPA, FL LOT 2 BLOCK 10 LOT 14 AND N 1/2 OF W 105FT 189206.0000 175810 0000 SECTIONS : 5-104.3.1, 5-105 1, OF LOT 15 "". 5-108.4 BLOCK3 CASE # 06-32828 CASE# 07-01422 WINNIPEG 183163.0000 WALKER TITUS H BENDER KIMBERLEY E S 1/2 LOT 6 2303 E 9TH AV 3622 W RENELLIE Cl 161386 0000 TAMPA; FL TAMPA, FL CASE # 06-30808 SECTIONS: 1926 TIPPLE KEVIN SECTIONS : 19-49, 19 50, 19 231 CASE# 07-05749 B EL MAR UNIT NO 2 816 E CONOVER ST TURMAN'S EAST YBOR LOT 137 MAPP DARYL TAMPA, FL LOT 7 BLOCK 11 122369.0000 8104 N MARKS ST SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-47, 19-49, 189203 0000 TAMPA, FL 19-50,27-133 CASE# 07-04986 SECTIONS : 5-104 3 .1, 5-105.1 RECORD GROVE CASE# 06-32872 BITMAN SCOTT 5-108.4 LOTS 21 AND 22 BLOCK 1 TREMBLAY GABRIEL M 7601 N NEBRASKA AV FERN CLIFF TAMPA, FL LOT 48 O F FER N CLIFF & W AND N 1/2 OF ALLEY 2315 E 9TH AV S E CTIONS : 5 104 .3.1, 5 105.1, ABUTIINGTHE R E OF TAMPA, FL 150FT O F LOT A L E SS N 5 108.4 5 FT OF HENDRY AND 164586 0000 SECTIONS: 19 50 19-231 EVELYN CITY KNIGHTS ADD TO SULPHUR TURMAN'S EAST YBOR E 105FT OF S 36FT OF LOT 4 & CASE# 06-31421 W 1/2 OF LOT 1 BLOCK 11 E 105FT OF LOTS 5 AND 6 SPRINGS GUZMAN RAQUEL T 1 89197 0000 169868 0000 149790.0000 401 E ROBLES ST, A/B CASE# 07 05011 CASE# 07 06800 TAMPA, FL CASE# 07 00428 LEON J ESUS 0 CRUZ REBECA H ESTE R YVONNE C SECT IONS : 27 d j 8 MCDONALD WALLACE 8409 N ROME AV 1104 E LOUISIANA AV BLAK E'S 3101 E 11TH AV TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL LOT 5 BLOCK2 TA MPA, FL SECTIONS : 5-104 3 1 5-105 1 SECTIONS : 5 -104. 3.1, 5-105 2, 183235 0000 SECT IONS : 19-49, 19 23 1 5 108.4 5 108 4 19 23 2 N 69 89 F T OF NW 1/4 OF SW 1/4 D E MOR ES T CASE# 06-31695 POW E LL'S ADDITION OF SW 1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF SE 1/4 L ESS W 25 FT PA RT OF LOT 6 BL OCK 18 TWO AMIGOS R EALTY LOT S 6 AND 7 BLOC K 3 9726 4 0000 D ESC A S : B EG A T NW CO R PAR T N E RS I% REG. AGT. 175776 0000 OF S D LOT 6 T HN S 89 DEG 59 HUGH E S GREGORY CAS E # 07-05016 MIN 11 S EC E 40.84 FT S 00 11614 N NEBRASKA AV CASE# 07-00777 CHAVARRiAGE CARLOS J D E G 20 MIN 30 SEC E 115 .03 TAMPA, FL SUMNER MARTIN BRIAN 2202 W SKAGWAY AV FT TO PT ON S LIN E O F SD SECTIONS : 19-47, 19-236, 1905 N 31ST ST TAMPA, FL LOT 6 THN N 90 DEG 00 MIN 00 19-237 TAMPA, FL S E CTIONS : 5 104 .3 .1, 5-105.1 .2, SEC W 40.84 FT TO SW COR 5 108.4 HUT C HINSON SUBDIVISION SECT IONS: 19 -49, 19 50, 19 232 C ARROLL C ITY OF SD LOT 6 THN N 00 DEG 2 0 R EPLATOF POW E LL 'S ADDITION LOT34 MIN 3 0 S E C W 115.04 FT PARC E L 1 LOT 7 BLOCK 11 98151.0100 TOPOB 95072 0102 1758 26 .0000 1 7 1 7 50 0000 FOR ALL YOUR CLASSIFIED NEEDS ..... CALL LaVORA@ (813) 248-1921 FAX YOUR ADS 24/7 TO: (813) 248-9218 Or Emailledwards@flsentinel.com FOR CONVENIENCE WE ACCEPT VI S A, MASTE RCARD AME R ICAN EXPRESS AND DEBI T CARD PAYME N T VIA P H O N E INVITATION TO BID Sealed Bids for the furnishing of the following will be received by the Director of Purchasing. City of Tampa in his office until 2:30 PM ON 5/21/07 GENERA TOR STORAGE BUILDING DESIGN/BUILD OF NEW METAL ROOF AND ROOF REPLACEMENT AT HFC AWT PLANT PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 9:00AM ON 5110/07 AT HFC AWT PLANT ADMIN TRAINING RM. 2545 GUY VERGER BLVD. TAMPA, FL 2 :30 PM ON 5/23/07 EXTERIOR PROTECTIVE COATING APPLICATION OF REACTOR DECK PIPING AND EQUIPMENT FACILITY AT HFC AWT PLANT PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 10:00 AM ON 5/8/07 AT HFC AWT PLANT ADMIN TRAINING RM. 2545 GUY VERGER BLVD. TAMPA FL then and thereafter to be publicly opene d and read B id documents are available at the Purchasi ng Department ( Phone No. 8 13/27 4 8351) Dated: 5/4/07 Gregory K. Speannan, CPPO Director of Purchasing City of Tampa, FL 306 E. Jackson Street Tampa, FL 33602 INVITATION TO BID Pursuant to Ct-apter 69-1119, Special Acts, Laws of Florida, sealed Bids will be received by the Director of Purchasing, City of Tampa in his office until : 2 :30PM ON 5/11/07 EQUIPMENT TRAILER SPEC. NO. 50-07 2 :30PM ON 5/17/07 FORD F-350 PICK-UP TRUCKS (SRW) SPEC. NO. 14-07 3 :00PM ON 5/17/07 FORD F-350 PICK-UP TRUCKS(DRW) SPEC. NO. 27-07 3 :30PM ON 5/17/07 FORD F-350 CAB & CHASSIS (SRW) WITH UTILITY BODY SPEC NO. 10-07 3:00 PM ON 5/21/07 FORD F-350 CAB & CHASSIS WITH VARIOUS BODIES SPEC NO. 19-07 PREBID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 9:30AM ON 5/10/07 I 2:30 PM ON 5/22/07 .. I=ORD F-450 CAB & CHASSIS WITH SPRAYER BO DY SPEC NO. 17-07 PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 10: 30 AM ON 5/3/07 th e n a nd thereafter to be public l y ope n ed a nd rea d Bid d oc u men t s are a v a il ab l e at t h e P urch a sing Department ( Phone N o 813/2748 351) It is hereby made a part of this Invitation for Bid that the subm i ssion o f a ny Bid in response to this advertised request shall constitute a Bid made under th e s a me conditions for the same contract price and for th e sa m e effective period as th i s Bid t o all public entities in Hillsborough County. Dated : 5/4107 Gregory K Speannan, CPPO Director of Purchasing City of Ta mpa, FL 306 E. J ac kson Street Tampa, F L 33602


LEGALS NOTICE I EMPLOYMEN I Professional Property Management Services RFP# FY2007 -02 ,;,l, Tampa ,'h Housing fluthoril4 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROFESSIONAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICES "ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY (ALF)' In accordance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Handbook 7460.8 REV-1, Florida Statutes and with other applicable laws the Tampa Housing Authority (THA), pursuant to the laws of the State of Florida with a principal address of 1529 W. Main Street, Tampa, Florida 33607 formally requests competitive proposals from qualified responsible firms interested in providing Professional Property Management Services for the Palm Terrace Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Section A-Submittal of Proposal Proposals shall be received until 2:00 p.m. (prevailing Tampa, FL time) on Wednesday. May 16, 2007 at 1529 W. Main St., Suite 213, Tampa, Fl 33607 Proposals received after this date and time will be rejected. Copies of this Request for Proposal are available electronically by contacting the Contracting Office at 813-253-0551, ext 317 or by pick-up at the above mentioned address .. Bidders are required to submit One (1) original and five (5) copies of their proposal. All proposals are to be sent to: Tampa Housing Authority ATIN.: Mr Nicholas Dickerson, Contracting Officer 1529 W. Main Street, Suite 213 Tampa, FL 33607 All questions regarding this RFP must be submitted in writing to the attention of Mr. Nicholas Dickerson, contracting Officer. Written inquiries may be submitted either by fax to (813-258-1044) or by email to nicholasd@thafl.com TAMPA INVITATION TO SEALED BID TAMPA BAY WATER, A Regional Water Supply Authority is requesting written sealed bids from vendors who are able to provide Well Construction and Testing Services, Contract No. 2007-054, according to Tampa Bay Water's specifications. Written sealed bids addressed to TERRENCE THOMAS must be supplied on forms provided by Tampa Bay Water. Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m., local time, on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at the offices of TAMPA BAY WATER, 2575 Enterprise Road, Clearwater, Florida 33763-1102, at which time the sealed bids will be opened publicly. Specifications and forms will be available May 8, 2007 and may be obtained at Tampa Bay Water's office located at 2575 Enterprise Road, Clearwater, Florida 33763-1102, on Tampa Bay Water's web site www.tampabaywater.org, or by contacting Terrence Thomas at (727) 796-2355. General -Description of WORK Two-phased hydrogeologic testing, including well construction, at two Tampa Bay Water-owned parcels in the Brandon area is to be conducted as part of the South-Central Hillsborough Infrastructure Project (SCHIP). Pre-Bid Conference A pre-bid conference to include a site visit will be held at the Tampa Bay Water Cypress Creek Regional Operations Center located at 8865 Pump House Road, Land 0' Lakes, Florida 34639, on Thursday, May 10, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance at the pre-bid conference and site visit is mandatory and all prospective BIDDERS are required to attend the conference. TAMPA BAY WATER may issue ADDENDA as necessary response to questions arising at the conference. Bid Documents Complete sets of BID DOCUMENTS will be available for review or purchase at the pre-bid conference and afterward from TAMPA BAY WATER's Consultant, Terra Environmental Services, Inc 5215 W. Laurel Street, Suite 110, Tampa, Florida 33607. A payment of Fifty dollars and no/cents ($50.00) in check payable to Terra Environmental Services Inc will be required to purchase each complete set of the BID DOCUMENTS. These payments represent reproduction, handling, and postage costs and are non-refundable BID SECURITY BID SECURITY in the amount of five percent (5%) of the PROPOSED TOTAL CONTRACT PRICE must accompany each BID in accordance with the Instructions to Vendors. Dated at Clearwater, Florida, this 4th day of May, 2007 AVON To Buy Or Earn, Very Small Investment. Now With More Options To Earn More Money (813) 8324282 Deshongg@verizon.net ATTENTION Seeking A Honest Dependable and Caring Individual For A Home Daycare CDA Or 30 Hour Home Daycare <:;ertificate Required. Contact Mrs. Tee (813) 476-9522 TAMPA ADVERTISEMENT Tampa Bay Water is accepting Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from consulting firms interested in providing ecological monitoring and assessment consulting services for the Brandon Urban Dispersed Wells water supply facility in eastern Hillsborough County. Monitoring activities under this contract wili be performed during Water Years 2008-2011 (October 1, 2007 to September 30, 2011 ) One copy of a Letter of Interest and six copies of an SOQ from interested firms must be delivered on or before 4 : 00 p.m., May 18, 2007, addressed to Mr. Robert McConnell, Tampa Bay Water, 2575 Enterprise Road, Clearwater, Flor i da 33763. 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