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, .-----------------------------------Celebrat ing 62 }ears In The J(unpa !Jay Area Businesswoman Dies 1 0 Days After Husband 'One Church, One h ild' Meeting Set SEE PAGE 3-A Hurricane 'No Tax' Holiday To Begin SEE PAGE 21-A Ybor City Shooting Victim, 28, Dies SEE PAGE 22-A SEE PAGE 23-A MISS SENIOR DEBU TAN T E Seven young l adies compe ted for the title of "Miss S enio r Debutante" during the 4th Annual Cotillion Debutante Awards and Sclwlarship Extravaganza. The winne r of the competition was Christina H utson. a r e c ent g r adua te of T ampa B a y T echnical High Sct10ol. Chri s tina pla n s to attend W est F lorida College in t h e fall, w h e r e s h e will major in Pediatric M edicine. Antonio Hayes was her escort for the event that took p lace at the H olida y Inn L a keside B allroom o n April 29th Christina i s the d a u ghte r of M s. Lavorian Hutson and E rrol Huts o n Mrs M ary Cooper is president of t h e org anization. (Photograph by George Streets).


,..... 0 0 N Drapery And Upholstery: FEATURES :E >=' < c a: Business\Noman Dies 10 Days After Death Of Husband LL. Many families in th e Tampa B ay area can bo as t of the fact that Jean's Drapery & Upholstery is responsible for the interior decor of th e ir homes Or, there may be other residents who have had the roof of their cars or repairs of their boats done by Mac's Boat Tops. DOROTHY JONES Jean's Upholstery Mrs. Dorothy Jones was owner of Jean' s Dr apery and Upholstery (her middle name), while her husband had the expertise in boat tops The couple died within 10 days of each other; he on Mother's Day, May 13th and she on Wednesday, May 23rd a t Tampa General Ho s pital. H e was l aid to rest last Saturday and funeral arrangements are incomplete for her at this C printing pie's daughter, Tichnia Diggs, her dad had been ail ing for the past s-6 years. He started Mac's Boat Tops in 1971 and operated the busi-ness until 2005. a: Mack Jones, 66, died from LL. 0 complications caused by dia-Mrs. Jones, 63, started the upholstery business in 1984 and traveled throughout this Z betes. According to the cou< 0 en w ::l t-w > w 0 w l: en :; m ::l Q. z i= w ..... ..... ::l m ..... w z w en < 0 a: 0 ..... LL. Bond Motion Felony Mi demeano Traffic Warrants VOP Personal Injury 3111 W. MLK te. 100 Tampa, FL (813) 774-1800 chuckgreene@hotmail com 505 East JIICkson Sl FL, 33602 (813) 387-m-4 BANKRUPTCY REAL ESTATE LAW FAMILY LAW 501 E. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 1225 IJJ!AJ Tampa, FL 33602 Phone #: (813) 223-3900 The hhifls o r lawyer t. dl,fot1 and s hould Mt be hMed JOielf. UJH)tt U e f o r e you decide. Mk u.t to tend you free wrinen lnf o nnatloo about out 1nd sperlenc e MACK JONES Mac's Boat Tops community doing upholstery for hom eowners and business es Her business will continue as her daught er, daughter-in law Maria Jone and broth er-in-law, Major Jone have been operating in her stead Mr Jone learned that she had cancer about a year ago Mrs. Diggs said the last chemotherapy treatment seemed to really drain her. She wa ho pitalize d again last Friday. he wa aware that her hu band had pa ed, but wa not able t o attend hi fun e ral ervice. Harmon Funeral Home will be handling ervice for the family. Other than h e r daughter, Mrs. Jone i a! o urvived by a son, Albert Jon ; mother, Mr Cath rine Seymore; 2 si t e r Margi P on and Ma London ; brother, How rd ymor and num erou other relativ CLARIFICAnON Place a ne,.... Sentinel 11131 141-1111 ISkferleldl Fraud Dropped Against_ Funeral Director Last year, a Tampa funeral home director was arrested after it was a lleged that h e so ld a pre-nee d funeral serv i ce without a license. However, last week, the charge was droppe d during a pl ea agreement. A spokesperson for the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office said the charges against Tebbie Singleton were dropped as part of a plea agreement and that h e e nt ered a plea of guilty on a worthles s check charge The spokesperson said th e charges were dropped because Singleton had made restitu tio n in the case. He was given oneyear probation Singleton, who owned Singleton Funeral Home at the time, said, "I'm just so happy to have this behind me. You learn from you r mistakes I' e made mistakes, but I haven't done anything like that. Writing a bad check is nothing to be proud of, but there is no grand theft on my r ecord. I'm a poor man ju t trying to come up in life and there is still room to improve. I'm learning and I just keep praying and a king God for strength in area where I am weak,ft Singl ton tated. Singl ton' arr twas the fir t temming from a joint inve ligation bet\ een the D partm nt of Financial Di i ion of Fraud and the metef) TEBBIE SINGLETON and Consumer Services Singleton was accused of negotiating a contract for $3,855 for funeral goods and services. H e allegedly received a check for $3,155 wit h the remainder to be paid when the services were rendered. Singleton was not authorized by the state to enter into such a con.lract, a press release from Department of Financial Services, Di ision of Insurance Fraud and the Divi ion of Funeral Cemetery and Con umer Services stated If convicted, Singleton could have been sentenced to up to 5 years in prison. He stated that now that this ca e is behind him, he i preparing to mo eon with hi life. He i current! in the proc of opening a new funeral home. Reporter Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by email at iris@flseutinel.com. WARRE CRIMINAL LAW 221 0 1467 Tampa Park Plaz @ Nebraska Ave. & ScoH St. The Htrtnq OIA An lmoort.lnt Oemtnn Th.lt Shnnltl Not Be S .md Snlrlv Uoon SPiore You Or.r.itle Thr.lawver To senti You rrrr.lnlorm,lllon Ahout Theil Qualilit.11ions And howrnr e


'One Church, One Child' Meeting Planned Shown from left to right are: Senator Anthony (Tony) Hill, the Honorable Bob Butterworth, Secretary of State, Father James Clements, who founded 'One Churc h One Child," Governor Charlie Cris t Reverend Beverly Lane, 'One Church, One Child" S tate President, and Herbert Bassett "One Church, One hild" S tate Advisory President. e era( ear ago, Father James Clements, a Catholic Priest, founded the "On Church One Child" cone pt with the adoption of a child. The late Pope Paul gave him permission for the adoption A single adoption led to another and today, th e adopted youngsters have matured into three intelligent college graduates. One son graduated from Bethune-Cookman Coll ege in Daytona. While this adoption required special permission because Father Clements was a priest, each state the adoption of children-permanently plac ed in state custody The "One Church, One Child program has spread throughout the state and into churches. Rev. Beverly Lane, State President of the organization and pastor of Bethel AME Church said "There i an increasing number o f Black c hildr n in fo t e r car \ ai lin g to be adopt d Black child r e n a r e disproportionately ve r represented in th e fo t e r ca r e y t ern. And they \ ill m o t likely r emain th r l o nger becau e a Black child i more likely to be referred for negle t or abu e. I cha lleng e or invite each churc h in the City of Tampa and Hill borough County to adopt one child Th r ar hundreds of Black children ne d ing homes th a t will offer th em love, peace, and the pre ence of God within the hearts of mother and fath er. "We must find a home for our children. Pastors and their churches is the key t o finding homes of Jove for our children. Please help by becoming a member of One Church, One Child." The criteria for tho e who can adopt children includes : an unmarried adult including the birth par nt; a husband and Will Be Published: Friclav, ne 15111 Deadline For Greetings: WecllleldaV, .lillie &Ill (NO EXCEPTIONS) Cost: SOC Per Word $10/$20 For Photo NO CHECKS PLEASE FEATURES "TT JJ 0 s: HIV/AIDS Town Hall Meeting Planned Manager, Ci t y ofTamJ>a Housing And Community Development On Friday, June 1 s t m e m b e r s of the community will gathe r a t Beulah Baptis t In titutional Church, 1006 W Cyp r ess 'tr et, for a town hall mee ting The 1 0 a.m m eting i s to addr ss th 'Pr ad of III and AIDS in th African Ameri ca n communi!. rnong th pan li t s slated to att nd th m ling a r : M Leisha McKinnely Pre e ntion Program Advi or for the tate of Florid a Bureau of HIV /A.ID Pr ev nti on; Ron Henderson, tatewid Minority 10 oordinator, Bur au of HI /AID Prevention; Ms. Mellita Mills-Kendrick R gional Minorit AID Coordinator; and Rev. W. Jame Favorite Pa tor of B ulah Bapti t In titutional Church and Pr ident of Pa tor On Patrol. Rev Favorite, Ms. Sharon M. West, Manager for the City of Tampa Hou ing and Community D velopment Program, and Ms. Marion Cole President of the REV. W. JAMES FAVORITE Pastor of Beulah B. I. Church and President, Pastors On Patrol National Coalition of 100 Black Women are hosts for the meeting. A r eport concerning the pread of HIV I AIDS released by the tate of Florida last ept mbe r state d that although Black make up approx imat l y 13% of th e p p u I a t i o n 112 o f t h e n e w HI / AI diagno e a r e arnon African Americans. In Florida 1 in 5 Black men and 1 in 83 Bl ack women are infected with HI It i al o th leading cau es of death among tho between the ages of25 and 44 tati tics pertaining to Hill borough County reflect that 1 in 85 people are infected with HIV Tbi statistic mak Hill borough ounty the sth county in the tate with the great t impact of HIV among Blacks compared to 20 other counties rating highest with the illness Ms. Mellita MillsKendrick, Reg io nal Minority AIDS Coordinator, said "Special emphasis bas been MS. MELLITA MILI.S-KENDRJCK Regional Minority AIDS Coordinator 1\) 01 1\) 0 0 -...j placed on Black communities in this report for the purpose of mobilizing a response to the HIV crisis at the individual and community level. In order for us to take back control of our communities, as well as reduce the transmission of HIV there ha to be a greater commitment to "Breaking the "TT ilence" by engaging in pre-,... ention efforts." 0 :JJ The meeting will give those 0 in attendance an opportunity l> to hear from both state and cn local communit leaders who committed to preventing the :j spread of the disease Z An one interested in attend-ing the meeting is asked to 0., reserve a seat b y Wednesday, C: May 30th, by contacting the Hillsborough County Health !!l Department at (813) 307 -z 8015; or by contacting Ms. "D Lynn Johnson at (-813) 274-i 7949; or by e-mail at 1 lyn.Jobnson@tampa&ov,net. cn Reporter Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) C or by e-mail at jds@tlsentinel.com m ::a < Fredricka Wilson Senator Anthony (Tony) Hill, Re_p. Curtis Richardson, and v raJ other I cted Florida official are upporting th ffort ofth rogram. -4 c: m (/) 0 Tb pr gram' advi ory board con ist of hri tian laym n that \YOrk in conjunction with th pa to from each church > z 0 Reporter Iris B. Holton can be con-"T1 tacted at (813) 248-1921 or by e-mail at ::D iris@flsentiuel.com 6 One Unique lndividuat. One Diverse Law Firm. JJH jOYNER & jORDAN -HOt..MES 1112 Kenn dy Blvd Tampa FL 33602 info@IJhlaw. n t I www.IJhlaw. net 813.229.9300


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Years from now, when historians have tried heroically to tie up all the loose ends, someone will bring up the name Yolanda King. He or she will say, "This woman called King, what was her claim to fame?" The answer will come, "She was the daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King." Then will come the question, "How shall c we place her in history?" And the answer will return, a: "She was a King's daughter. She was royalu.. ty." If you had not heard, Yolanda King-Dr. and Mrs. < Martin Luther King Jr.'s youngest daughter-died last week. With her passing, she joins a growing li s t of chile dren who did live to the fullest extent possible wherein en to fulfill their parents' legacy. John Kennedy, Jr. was one. He died in a still-suspicious plane crash, having not been given the chance that many believed he iZ: craved to pick up the pieces of his late father's shatW tered' legacy, and run for presidency of the United Gj States. Yolanda still wore her mother's hairstyle. c But there was no foul play with the death of Yolanda W King. We are told, she collapsed at her brother Dexter's.doorstep. Her time had simply come. Her mother and father were waiting. CD Yes, it would have been reassuring, had Yolanda left an heir some say. But none of the MLK children thus z far have had children. And it seems, they are content to let the seed of the original dreamer be stillborn, or _, be deferred for another distant member of the King 5 family. Nevertheless, Yolanda is survived by her older m sister, Rev. Bernice King and her brothers, Martin and _j Dexter. And so, it shall be said, Rev. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. had four children. Last week, one of t=Z them joined their parents. And now there are three who seem to bear the sadness and resilience of their mother and father. We mourn the passing of a < princess. And it will forever be difficult to blot her C youth and beauty from our collective memory. May a: she and her family find peace. Pass it on. 0 _, u.. A Belated Birthday Graatlngl our shame, we forgot it. Nobody is perfect. r.vii'!MriHltoV makes mistakes. Therefore, we apoland hope this belated birthday is received by you and by his memory, with forgiveness and sincerity. Last Saturday, May 19th was Malcolm X's birthday, a.k.a., Malcolm Uttle, a.k.a., El Malik El Shabazz. He would have been 82 last Saturday had he lived. Indeed, the term 'had he lived' seems to sum up the stories of too many of our brightes t Black young men through the years. Martin Luther King, Jr., 'had he lived.' Harry T. Moore, 'had he lived.' Medgar Evers, 'had he lived,' etc., etc., etc.! Truthfully, we at the Sentinel have grown steadily tired of having to refe r to the men, wome n and martyrs who gave their lives for < inches of racial, economic and politica l progress, 'had they live d! w Nevertheless, had he escaped the slings and arrows 0 of America's blood thirsty and racis m traditions, Malcolm X might have become another prominent Black ::: .;:/ ... By RUDOLPH HARRIS :' Civil Rights Responsibilities Of Black Lawyers (Series) mpa: The recent wrongful death lawsuit ,;(.1;;;:;;_ ""'""filed in Tampa by Atty. Barry Cohen quoted : We see too much of this, especially in the AfricanAmerican community, is real ly a scathing indictment of practicing Blac k lawy e rs Th e lat e Johnnie Cochran commented o n the subject say ing, I f a n y lawy er wants t o get rich, go over int o th e Black community because th e polic e v i o lat e th e ir c ivil right s on a daily basi s." Atty. Cochran went on to say he got to be a millionaire long before th e 0. J. Simpson case, by taking poli ce brutality cases against Black people in uth Central, Los Angeles With such as a backdrop we mu s t raise the question: Why? Out of over 60 practicing Black lawyers in TampaHillsborough County, and the institutional George Edgecomb Bar Association at hand, why does history show only one such police-brutality case taken by a Black lawyer during this dreadfu l historical time. I b elieve it was in 1967 when such occurred in the police killing of the Black youth Martin Chambers. Th e lat e Atty. Francisco Rodriquez was the la\vyer of recor d Dur ing that litigation, sa n ctions were imposed by the court to c hill further litigation Thi s fear keeps Black lawyers from participating to this very day, and it seems that white lawyers only have the freedom to take civil rights cases involving Black clients here in Tampa! The problem could be the lack of a strong civil rights curriculum in these law schools that turn out our Black lawyers. Tampa now has a law school, Stetson University, recently built downtown How many Blacks are e nrolled and are the pro fessor s teaching an adequate Civ11 Right s curriculum? W e need fighting Civ il Rights B lack lawyers to change thi s dreadful circum stance. And until an Assistant to the Mayor of Tampa i s r estored, we will co ntinue to suffer in this critical arena. I My Point Of View I MS. IRIS HOLTON A Little Memorial Day History n ee again we are on the verge of celebrating Memorial Day. It's a n atio nal holiday that pays trib ute t o the men and women who served honorably and died while in the U S Military The fir s t Memorial Day was known as D eco r atio n Da and was crea t d t o honor nion soldie r s who sac rifi ced their lives during th e Civil War The holiday came abo ut as a result of diff ere nt com muniti es pa ing tribute to th e dead fr om their res p ective areas. But each city or town h ad it s own holi day. Professor David Blight, of Yale Unive r si t y History D partment cred it s fr eed s laves with th e fir s t M e m orial Day in 1865 It t ook place at a r acetrack in C harl es t o n outh Caro lina. Blight s aid that during the war, the rac e tra c k was pri so n camp. It also was a massive grave that held the remains of Union so ldiers who died at th e pri so n The f reed s lav es, joined bv th e soldiers, are said to have patriotic so ngs and held a picnic. Thousand reportedly participated. But the official holiday didn't come abo ut un til Ma_ 5, 1866 in Waterloo, New York G neral John Murray and Gen eral John A Logan are said to have l ed the charge for a national holida Two yea r later. General Logan i ued a proclamation declaring that Decoration Day be obser ed nationwide. He was Commander-In-Chief of the Grand Arm y of th e R epublic a t th e tim e The first official, nati o nwide, Decoration Day celebration took place o n Ma 30, 1868. TI1is date wa c h ose n because it was n o t th e anniversary of any battle. Thi s sig naled the s t art of decorating the graves of falle n soldiers Howev e r th e holiday met with opposition Many of the southern s tates refused to rec ognize or ce lebrat e Decoration Day. One exception was the city o f Columbus, Mississippi In 1866, its citizens participated in th e celebratio n and h o nored both the Union and Confederate sold i ers After World War I the celebratio n expanded a nd became a n a ti o n al holiday honorin g a n y soldie r that died in a mili tary action. After World War II the name Memorial Da y became accepted and eventual l y r eplace d the name of Decoratio n Day It was not until 100 yea rs a fter General Logan proclaimed Decoration Day in 1868, that m e mbers of th e U. Congre passed the Uniform ed Holidays Bill that m o ed four traditional holi days Memorial Day h as si n ce bee n ce lebrated on the last Monday of May instead of th e actual date of May 30th. Now, as another war rages on, we should remember th e falle n soldi rs elder of the Black Experience. He might have been similar to what Rev. Joseph Lowry has become, or to what an elderly Andrew Young is becoming and an aging Rev. A1 Sharpton will no doubt, never become. Had he lived, no doubt Malcolm X would have become a living icon. Yet, fate was not so willing and according to rumor, n eithe r was the FBI. Last Saturday, 82 year s ago, somewhere on the Black side of"6maha Nebraska (far from the place where Mutual of Omaha Insurance comes from), a swaddlir\g bahy was born to Rev. Earl Little (a Baptist Minister) and Ms. Louise Norton (a seamstress). The remainder of Malcolm's life is a story told and r told. T h e mos t recent r e t elling of it will be published in early 2009 b y ooll g professor/colunmist Manning Marable, who says h e has gotten the insid scoop on who the real Malcolm X really was. We shall see. In the meantime, belated Happy birthday Brother. You haven' t aged a day in our hearts! Pass it on.


. COLUMNS Sole-Man Speaks Everybody Diesl erhaps, St. Paul said it best. I di e d aily." It would've been interesting to read what St. Paul might have h a d t o say about the passing o f R eve r end Evange]jst Jerry Falwell. St. Paul would proba bl y h a v e said, I hope h e didn' t tak e it p e r so nal! Was it Gen. Douglas MacArthur who said, ''Old soldiers n eve r di e; they jus t fade away?" Well, p erha p s the same might b e said about so-called old preachers." Take Billy Graham for example ... n o t dead but fading away. The r e were m a n y b efore Graham. Indee d in these p a rt s, th e r e was a man called Billy Sunday, a fiery clergyman. H e died, though unce r emo ni o u s l y. And who can forget the notoriously famo u s Elmer Gantry? Played by Hollywood actor, Burt Lancaster, during one of his ugliest moments. The real-life evangelist wa s said to first have succumbed to the bottle, before then succumbing to obscurity and finally the cemetery. And then we have a list of clergy -famous on air, like Jerry Falwell -whose wings got too close to the abiding sunshine of media notoriety and who plummeted earthward, consumed by flames of promiscuity, homosexuality and general house wrecking. To all these maladies and mishaps, Falwell proved immune if not oblivious. Indeed, his only sin was his predilection for political conservatism. JERRY LOVED THE STUFF! He couldn't get enough of it! On the air, in print, on the internet, the divine evangeli s t never failed to let it be known that he believed God was a Republican ... or close to it anyway. And that is when he became dangerous ... not only to himself, but to the 813 Constitution of the Unite d States, and the principl es on which it s tood! (Am I still alive'?) Y 'see, it's simpl e. B elieve it or not, th e r e i s a reason why great minds more than four centuries ago agreed that lif e would b e b e tt e r if th e re was a n uncrossable channel b etwee n Church and State! P erhaps, they owned a C l y s tal ball! We'r e not sure. The onl y thing we know i s that in words plain and urgent, creators of what would b eco m e part of our modern D emocracy in s i s ted we t a k e g reat ca r e to m a k e cert ai n "In God We Trus t and "Under God, Indi visib l e" did not become the absolute measures of a ll American governmental deci s i o n s and procedures. Mo s t certainly, Rev. Falwell di sagreed. With hi s fatherl y gaze and lowland Vi rginia drawl Falwell m ethodicall y set about weaving a fabric where Am erica n," Republi ca n ," "Conservati s m ," and "Baptis m were a ll o n e word! And from tha t one comprehe nsive and fretfully whisperable word (The "Religious Right," shhhhhhh!), all things in America and around the world were measured. And what did Falwell think about Black people? H e had many Bla ck friends who were preach e r s of great and high di stinction. Rev. AI Sharpton was not one of the m Docs that answer your ques tion. For you who may not know, Rev. Jerry Falwell died recently. He will be missed, as he has always been missed. However, I am quite certain he, Billy Sunday and Elmer Gantry will be having a great time taking one of the many Bible Remedial Classes made mandatory in the Hereafter! Call it God's answer to InC lass Su spens ion! 248-_1921 ::0 0 }< Another Vievv By RANDOLPH KINSEY East Tampa: 1\) 1\) 0 0 ....., A Third World Country A !mos t ever ybody is t alking about economic d e vel opment, and the phys i ca l r evitaliza tio n o f Eas t Tampa. The mayor o f the c it y has committe d to improve m ents in tha t part o f the city. City Counc il i s supposedly o n board, and several East Tampa organizations are working to make life bette r the r e. Trave l the beat e n p ath o f East Tampa, and o n e can easily ge t th e impress i o n th a t lif e get s better in the large a r ea populate d b y th o usand s of Black people. But get off the main drags. Travel the back stree t s, the s id e streets and the forgotten streets. In many a reas of East Tampa, it resembles a third world country. Unpaved streets, dirt road and n o sidewalks are common. Overgrown lots, illegal dumping, decaying housing and piles o f junk a r e also commo n. Po verty, a lack o f educa tion, despair and hope less n ess a r e a lso common traits of these back street communitie s. What makes this even worse is so many of our e l ected officials are unaware of these e xisting conditions. The reasons for this is som e of the m don' t come int o East Tampa, while othe r s come but th ey o nl y trave l the saf e stree t s and the ones that get th e most attention. All e l ec t e d officials should take a tour o f East Tampa to see the conditions that they have never seen, and don' t know that they exis t \ Vhe n I say third world conditi o n s, am I o er reacting? I certainl y am n ot. C h eck it out. Parts of East Tampa have me By LEON CREWS Where Were They? don't sca r e easi l y. In ''m y so-plus years on 'this earth, I've wit-n essed or r ead some thin gs th a t would keep o th e r people up a t ni ght. I' ve also known som e people who a r e scary in th e ir own right Whe n I picked up a daily publication thi s past weekend and read a s tory of 6 c hildren (and I stress children) robbing people in Ybor City late Frida y night that scared me. The children are b e tween the ages of 13 and 16, and accord ing to poli ce, at l eas t 3 of them were armed with handguns. During on e of the robbe ri es, police said an older teen ins tructed a younger one to do it" whe n one victim refused t o hand over her purse The fact th a t these six childre n were out a t 11:30 p m on a Friday night with guns r o b -Name: bing people is scary enough. What's more scary is where were th ei r parents? H o w can yo u n o t know w hat your children a r e doing tha t time of night, and how can yo u n o t know they have guns? What's eq uall y scary i s this act is indi cative of what we can expect this summer. Every summer, a child is murdered senselessly, and the person on the other end of the gun is usu all y another child. I usually try to be lenient toward parents when their children pull off these kind of stunts. But, there has to be some accountability, and if the children can't be accountable, th e n it has to fall on their par ents \\'h ere were they? I hop e this act isn t an indica tor of pare nt s l os ing control of th e ir childre n or b e ing more co n cerne d about their own been ignored for ye ars. This has created third world conditions. I have b ee n t o ld that there are houses in East Tampa that s till have septic t anks. Jus t think, Tampa has been called the next great city Now I wonder what they mean by great city B y no means am I suggesting that we forget about the rest of the city, and concentrate only on making East Tampa a better place to live. I do want all elected officials to be a wa re of that area, and become dedicated to making some changes. "T1 The City of Tampa is expe-5 riencing a marvelous eco-::D nomic boom that is bringing physical improvements to en our city. But for the most m part, it is passing East Tampa and African-z Americans b y Enough! Enough and enough. a, c: r r-lives than what's going on with their children. If that's the case z then we're in serious trouble "'tt As parents you have to be in C: control of your house and your children. If y ou can't deal out c;; the discipline that will keep % them from taking someone' s life or having their own lives m cut short, then give them up. < Thee is no excuse for six chil-dren to be running around Ybor City with guns robbing people. There is no plausible explanation as to why these children weren' t doing what norm a l children do on a Frida y night. Fortunately, no one was hurt in their foray, and these six criminals will be dealt with in our juvenile and criminal justice systems But, it shouldn't have come to this. It shouldn t have come to these children becoming another statistic Parents please listen to your children arid pay attention to what they are doing and who the y are doing it with. Put them first instead of what' s important to you. 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. LOCAL Senator Spearheads Passage Of Black Business Loan Program Senator Arthenia Joyner ( D Tampa) authored legislation to pro mote the development of Black business enterprises in Florida. The bill unanimous ly passed the Senate and Hou e of.Representatives and it create a black bu ine loan program to b admini tere d by the Go ernor' Office of Touri m Trade and Economic Development (OTTED), in collaboration with the Florida Black Bu ine lnve tment Board Inc. (FBBIB), to addre e tudie that found a growing eli parity of acce to conven tional bank capital b y black bu i n e enterpri es in Florida To upport the program, Senator Joyner helped secure $3 0 million in the legislativ e budg et. We have solidified the crucial rol e that blac k bu sin e es play in our state' s economy with the passage of thi bill," commented Joyner, "a nd we have fur t h r n ur d that opportuni tie for div e r sity a bound." Under the program, OTTED would di bur e fund appropriated by the legi lature to r egio n a l Blac k Bu in lnv tment orporation CBBIC ), w h o would utili z t h e fund to pro ide, loan l oan guarantee a nd quity inve tm nt to qualified Black bu ine owner eeking to expand a nd grow t heir bu ine e $379 BBI would al o provid a i tanc in obtaining management kill Black bu ine enterpri es in the Tampa and t. Peter burg areas may seek assistance through th, e Tampa Bay Black Bu si ness Inve stment Corporation, which is expected to receive funds und e r the program The legislation als o c harges the FBBIB with serving as a n advocate and information clearinghouse, on behalf of qualified Black business enterprises, by see king to eliminate market barriers, which restrict the business development among Black Floridians. Part of this advocacy will inc! ude a report to the Flo rid a Legi s lature outlining the capital needs of Black businesse enterprises and entrepreneur s in Florida 2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 or MSRP$33,650 1 or more al lhl s price 1 or mor 11 lhls pl1 A s Keevin Williams, President of the FBBIB, states "the legislation reflects the commitment of Senator Joyner and her colleagues in ensuring that all of Florida's citizens par ticipate in the grow ing pros perity of the state." Key to this is the legi sl ation's creation of the Black Contactors Bond Program, from which Black contractors, particularly tbose receiving state and local government contracts, would seek surety bond coverage, w hich is often needed to participate on larger government contracts. The legislation must be igned by the Governor and takes effect July 1 2007 2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 306HP-V6-Auto, Leather, Journey Pkg., Sunroof Cruise, Tilt, Keyless, Mercedes Benz PRE-OWNED 6 Dls' c Player IN FIN IT I LOKEY INFINITI 1 9740 U .. HWY. 1 9 H., lEAIIWATR, fl TEL: (866) 295 3888 2001 thru 2006 Certified C Classes 1998 thru 2005 SL Convertibles .,. :0 c s: 1\) C.11 1\) 0 0 ....a "T'' r 0 :0 (/) m z z m r I llJ c r r m ..... z 'lJ c llJ c (/) :t m 0 m < m :0 < ..... c m (/) 0 l> z 0 ., :0 0


c a: LL c z < c en w ;:) .... > a: w > w c w ::z::: U) ::; m ;:) 0.. z w -J -J ;:) m w z z w U) a: 0 -J LL < I co w (!) LOCAL New Hope Missionary Baptist Church 3005 E. Ellicott Street Tampa, FL 33610 Pastor: Dr. T.W Jenkins Bap.tist College and Theological Seminary, a Masters of Theology from Southern Baptist Seminary Institute, a Doctorate of Ministry from Christian Bible College and Seminary and a Doctorate of Humanities from Blessed Hope Bible College Referral Agency Expands Services To The Community New Hope Missionary Baptist Church calls itself, "The Church Where the Message and the Mission Are Divine." Dr. T.W. Jenkins became pastor of the church in 1995, and he serves on several religious and civic organizations in-the Tampa Bay area. The church located at 3005 E. Ellicott Street has ministries geared towards health care, education, families, evangelism and local youth, and has a reported membership of over 1,500 people. "We offer over 30 ministries, all of which a r e open to visitors searching for a spirit-filled place to call home," said Pastor Jenkins. "We're located in a densely populated urba n area, and we minister to the needs of individuals as well as the community. Pastor Jenkins holds a B.A Degree from American Dr. T.W Jenkins is married to the former Vera M. Moore. He has three children, Claudia Darice, Teresa Renee (Ricky) Robinson and Jason Cortez. He also has two grandchildren, Jazlyn and Tadarain. For more information on New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, please call (8 13 ) 236-3611. Reporter I Writer Antione Davis can be reached at (813) 248-1921, or adavis@fl se ntin e l com-BETHEL AME CHURCH 5001 Cumberhtnd i: Tan1pa, FL, 33617 Cordially Invites Whosoever Will To Come Out & Join Us In Celebrating MEN'S DAY Sunday, May 27, 2007 JJA.M. In 2000, Minister Michelle B. Patty decided that s h e would take her service to the community a step further. She had been deeply involved in the community, first with an organization called Concerned African American Citizens, then on her own as an advocate for poor and suffering people. Now, the "Miche lle B Patty Accident Referral Service" has added more services to help people who never realized they could get the help. "I'm very proud to announce I've added social security attorneys to my service Everyday, I hear of people being denied legitimate claims for services. These peo ple deserve these ben e fits and w e have e xcellent attorneys to make sure the people that ne e d and d ese rve the benefit s r eceive them." Minister Patty said she had con si d e r e d implementing the ser vice in the past, and when s h e started hearing all the horror stori es, she d ec id ed this would be a good time to get it started. "'We're also offering a refer ral service for people seeking a divorce and needing an attorney. As a minister, I don't advocate divorces but I understand there are issues that may make it necessary. MINISTER MICHELLE B. PATIY Issues like alimony and child support require legal assistance. The referral service also has criminal attorneys who can help families who normally couldn't afford an attorney. "As part of the accident referral service, we take o n people who've been i n accidents involving mopeds, bic y cles, motorcycles or as pedestrians. They can get help and have a right to seek medical treatment and damages for pain and suffering as victims." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at ieon@flsentinel.com The Speaker Of The Hour Will Be Photo Studio Hosting Summer Camp For Local Youths FORMER MAYOR DICK A. GRECO CURTIS LANE, Chairman Pastor Young people with an interest in photography will h a e an outlet this summe r in the West Tampa area. In ight tu dio will b ho t ing th i r Fine Arts Photography amp for kids on a w kly ba i Participants will be divided into two s parnt group ag s 1 2 a n d 1 3-1 7 The fi r s t weekly e sio n will begin o n Jun 4 t h and run through t h e first WCk of Augu t. The camp will b e h ld at 1906 N Arm enia A venue in the old A. antae.lla & o. igar F actory, and will teach youth th d tai l s on photography 8 ..,eeks Of FUN/ It"1e thAt ngnlnt It '"' to J:lnn f"or n fun J:Ackc.-d sununc.-r. 'l.\) VouJI neC!'cl co youa "'PAC. now. "'" s p sc.-1 .. Untltc-d. Wc.o of"fc.or danC"C". nrts. crrtf'tlll. SJ:tnnlh nC!'Id t'rlfl'"' nnd tnuc h tnorc. __ June St-h -July ... .. .. 2.7 t-h $25 Registration Fe '(Non-Rejimdable) i'C\ \\0'+1\ ( a-ar3 CHOSEN GENERATION at St_ John CGthedrgl 34<>"1 e_ -:zs .. h .Ave,. Tar.-. G., FL "Thi i a unique opportunity to explore the creative proce s of photography. There will be an emphasi o n how to u e the camera, compo ition natural lighting and h ow to create interesting images thr oug h the gift of ight," aid Maida Millan, a local photographer and moderator of the camp. Millan say-attendees will take field trip-and conduct ph oto shoots during the camp and al o pend tim e in darkr oo m s produdng their own pictures. tudent will al o tudy Florida landscape and urban area "This could be n great in tro duction for anyone interested in po sibly pursuing a career in photography," said Millan. "There will b nev e perienc each week for returning student and the students can actually practice the sam ski ll that tablish d photog raph rs u ."' Ia i z s are limited to six participants p r w ek from 9 a.m. to 1 p m Th r i a fee for a ll d d supplies. For more information, please call ( 813 ) 390-3422 R eport r I Writer AntionP Davis ca. n b e reached at (813) 248. H can also b P ren.clled at adauis@tlscu t i ncl.com.


LOCAL Tampa Native Is Flourishing As A Published Author Clifford Roberts has experienced a lot over the course of his life but his ultimate ambition was always to become a writer. The -65-year-old retiree has worked as a soldier, a singer, a journalist, a housing contractor and a real estate investor. Now the Tampa native is finding success as a nationally published author. Roberts has publi hed five books arid i s in the process of completing a sixth. The book titles include Run Lee Run, Poison 'Blood, OR3, Red Rum Murders and In A Killer's Eye. "I'm still fairly new as an author, but writing is something that I love to do. I hope that these books will captivate people," said Roberts. "Many people have classified my books as suspense and mystery nov els, but I just hope that peo ple will enjoy them. Roberts was raised in New York City, and discovered he had a passion to write when he was 22. However, several career changes hindered his poten tial writing career. Roberts found time to write poetry and short stories over the years despite h ectic schedules, and though he's now disabled, Roberts believes POISON BLOOD this is an ideal time to write his "I think that I'm going to stick to writing. I feel like I'm living my dream right S u hstTih( roday! Voice of Our Community Speaking for lN A KJLLER'S EYE now," said Roberts. "I ve gotten great responses from peop.le who have read my book, and I continue to be inspired to write so this is very satisfying for me. My main objective now is to catch the ear of other people who enjoy reading a good book Reporter I Writer Antione Davi can be reached at (813) 248-1921. He can also be reached at aciauis03@hotma j l .c om. Saint James African Methodist EPiscoPal Church of Proi!ress Villai!e 5202 86th Street TamPa, Florida, 33619 ANNUAl WOMENs DAY OBSERVANCE SUNDAY. MAY 27. 2007 Reverend Gloria Hinds St. James A M f Church Ministerial Staff II a.m. Sister Jac


,.... 0 0 C\1 Lri' C\1 :!: > <( c a: LL > a: LL 0 z c( c en w ;::, > a: w > w c w :X: en :::::i m ;::, Q. z ti ...J ...J ;::, m .:, w z i= z w en C a: g LL New st. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church 1 south 50th Street Tampa, Florida 33619 813 242 Sunday Morning Church School@ 9:30am Sunday Morning Worship @ 11 :OOam Weqnesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study @ 7:00 pm Wednesday Night Youth for Christ@ 7:00 pm CHRISTIAN ILLUSIONS By HORN Join us for a night of Gospel Illusions. Brian Hom is a Christian Illusionist that combines comedy and mindblowing illusions to engage audiences and to represent what great miracles God has done in the Biblical Days and is still doing today! \D\IISSIO'\ IS Friday May 25, 2007 Show Starts at 7 p. m. EAST SIDE CHURCH OF CHRIST 5231 County Road 579 *Seffner, FL, 33584 Phone 661-4820 BY THE GRACE OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC. ...uv N. 15th Street Tanpa, FL, 3361 Math and Science Summer .... -.-. .... ""'.-.reneur Initiative Do You Want To Sec Your Child's FCAT Scores Improve? Do You Want To See Your Child' s SAT Scores Improve? Do You Want Your Child To Be Ready For The Next Grade Level? Do You Want Your Child To Learn Skills In Entrepreneurship? The Summer Math and Science Entrepreneur offer an intensive three-week study with low studentteacher ratio. July 16 through August 2, 2007 Northeast United Methodist Church 6400 N. 15th Street 8 a. m. 12 noon Monday Thursday e Cost: $100 (Which Includes: Lunch, Snack, Tutoring & Limited Transportation) 11111111111] June 4th-August 1Oth MF ,-Holidays 12P.M. (Snacks 3) For Additional Information And Applications Call (813) 238-4359 or (813) 238 (813) 237 LOCAL Speaker Wants To Help Young Men Learn And Develop How does Donald L. Dowridge, Jr. know what he's talking about? Because, he's been there and done that. So, who else could be better qualified to point out to today's young men what lies ahead of them on their path to self-destruction. As a teenager growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, Dowridge was the most unwanted student at his elementary school, and later when he moved to Tampa, and his high schooL "I was attracte d to ever y negative aspect of a young man's life I was attracte d to the gangs, drugs, and the abuse of drugs and a l co h o L B eing incarcerate d was a badge of honor for m e because that's the way the other guys portrayed it." However, Dowridge was to have an awakening, and after finally getting his diploma and a degree in business marketing, he found the one place he could serve the best. "As a motivational speaker, I felt that was the best way to reach these young minds DONALD L. DOWRIDGE, JR. and reveal to them my own experience. That way,. they'd see what I've gone through is no diffe r ent than what they' r e expe ri e ncing now If I could ove rcom e it, they can too In 1992, Dowridge founded DLD Enterprises, a nationally recognized innovative motivational consulting firm specializing in strategic research, planning, and building self-esteem. "That's where it has to start. You have to start feeling better about who you are before the healing can begin "The more I read and hear about what young adults are involved in these days, the more I know what I have to offer can be taken advantage of. I think I can save the lives of a lot of these young adults and prevent them from winding up in prison or worse Dowridge, who has l ectured at churches schools, colleges and universities, stresses the important of knowledge and realizing ones potentiaL With his humorous, entertaining, knowledgeable, compassionate, and dramatic presentations, Dowridge i s set apart from other motivational speake r s "'I think my message is powerful and easy to understand. If you want to change, you can. Just remember, God will fill you with energy, drive and desire. Accept the challenge and step up. It's the only way to make yourself a better person and others around you." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at leon@fl.sentinel.com. Mental H-lth Care For Children Needs More Attention BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer With the entire month of May being set aside as "Mental Health Month, most people tend to relate the need for services with young or older adults. However, there is a segment of society that is in dire nee d of these servi ces, and more profession als are need e d to provide for them. Dania Brown is a Licensed Mental Health Cou nsel o r and St. :\la.-li B&lptist Church -:!:!1 S. Shl'l'f'ill Strn l--Tampa. Florida JJCd(l ( S 1.\ I S N -:'16J You are cordially invited to our Deaconess and Home Mission Society Annual Observance unday May 27 2007, II :00 A.M. "The Work of the Holy Spirit in the Chri Lian s Life' John 16:13 4:00 P.M. Guest: Bishop Mitchell Bryant and The Old Landmark Cathedral COGIC St. Petersburg, Florida Rev. Charles A. Perry Sr., Pastor /Teacher Sl. Mark Deaconess and Home Mission Society Program Committee has been working with children for more than two decades. Her clients are chil dren who've been victims of crimes, but she also is con cerned about other children "My biggest concerns are the ones who don't fit t he categor y a being victims of cri mes. They n eed these services a w e ll. "There are a lot of factor that can contribute to a child n eeding m ental health coun eling, and they aren't all related to criminal activity. Ms. Brown aid the cost for the counselin g services may be a reason som e children never get them. "Medicaid only covers the cost Qf m ental health centers, and ometimes it take 1 2 week to get a child into therapy." Ms. Brown points to the fact that child abuse has been around since the beginning of time, and she sees a lot of children who are in need of counseling services but don t get them. "Awareness has increased ns far as attention to child abuse is concerned. The school system and law nforcement have played an important role But, they only d nl with the criminal aspects of child abuse, not the psychological damage it ha on a child." Anyone who wants to know more about mental h alth care for children can contact any licensed m ntal h alth facility with a pediatric program, or a licensed m ntal h ealth profes s ional.


LOCAL Greater Mt. Caranel AME Church Cel&brates 100 Years Sparks of excitement are flying high at Greater Mt. Carmel African Methodist Episcopal Church as a charged up congregation readies itself for a momentous day .of reverence, prayer, praise and recognition in commemoration of its woth anniversary. Senior Pastor Harry L. Dawkins, Chair of the West Coast Conference Board of Examiners, and the centenary committee, under the auspices of the theme, "Vis ion of a New Generation Embracing the Challenge of a New Centennial," have labored diligently to ensure that the magnitude of its his torical impact will stand the test of time. The enthusiastic, capable chairperson of this unprecedented occasion is Mrs. Patricia Hall. Greater Mt. Carmel's First Lady, Mrs. Clatties Dawkins, and Rev. Patricia Mosley are the proficient co-chairpersons. On Sunday, May 27, 2007, the Tampa Bay community is graciously encouraged to lend its support by participating in the landmark ceremonies The day's activities will kickoff with Church School at 9 a. m. Morning worship ser vice will follow at 10:30 a. m. Rev. Ella Edwards, inspi rational Pastor of Ivey Chapel AME Church, Nocatee, is programmed as the guest messenger. Llllitnt 7ftw Sllfe. 0.. Ciurci 40J 1(; Orrp }tlitaw 'T_,.. 'TL JJ606 ({IIJ}2JI JJI9 BISHOP MCKINLEY YOUNG The afternoon timetable will begin with a ceremonial processional at 3:30 p. m., which is scheduled to span a three-block area, beginning and culminating at the church. Bishop McKinley Young, Presiding Prelate of the Eleventh Episcopal District, is the honored dignitary and featured messenger for the commemorative service which will begin at 4 p. m. Guests will continue to rejoice during a specially pre pared repast at the conclusion of the service. Mrs. Elsie Livingston, who turns 100 in eighteen months, has personally experienced the spiritual, as well as, the sequential development of Greater Mt. Carmel. Her affiliation with the church began as a young teenager, under the leadership of Rev. A. W. Smith .. New Salem Ministries, Inc. Building Excellence In Youth Out-of-School rme (OSTJ Bible Teachers UMITED AMOUNT OF SPACE REMAINS-SIGN UP NOW!! Ttfps Picnic, Skating, Swimming, Movies, Drama Productions, Public library Fire Station, Pon Authority, Rural Experience, Media Experience, Performance Arts and Local law Enforcement, Bowling Registration Registration for the ten (10) week program is a on& lime registration of $100.00. Special Activities Parent Orientation Saturday, May 26, 2007 1 O :OQ a m -12Noon I Offered during out ten (10) week summer Mathematics, African American History, Reading Comprehension, Heahh & Wellness, Computer Training, Bible Study and FCAT readiness Transportation Church Van: S 15.00 per household, weekly (City Umits) and $20.00 per household, weekly (County). Project Contacts Devom Solomon (813) 516-2200 Wynie Besl (813) 2513389 I Looking back over the years she says, "We've had some ups and downs but through it all, God h as been with us and brou gh t us through the suns hine and th e rain ... I know God will continue to take care of Greater Mt. Carmel." Another milestone was reached on May 26, 1963, when energized congregants moved into the current sanc tuarY, located at 4209 North 34 tli Street. Serving God through service to mankind, the AIDS Care Station has been a viable community resource for 15 years. 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Slllilll The New Testament-God's Final Revelation God snys some very difmitive things in His word the Bible. He makes it very clear that the New Testament is His Final Revelation Jolm 16:13 u H owbeit when He, the Spirit of truth, is come,He will guide you into all truth: f o r He shall not speak of wha tsoeve r He shAll hear, that shall He speak: and He will shew you things to come." r II Peter 1 : 3 "According as His divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the kno wledge of Him that hath called us to glory and virtue:" II Timothy 3:16 "All Scripture is given by inspiration of God and i s profitab l e for doctrine, for repro of, for rorrectiop, for instruction in righteo usne ss : 1:


,.... 0 0 N LOCAL Official Settles Election Violations 9 a: &L. 0 z < 0 en w ... w > w 0 w ::7: en :::l m CL z t= w _, _, m .,!, w z w en C a: 0 _, &L. Dming thei r r egular meeting in February, members of the Florida Elections Commission found probable cause that Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin White had violated 14 election laws during his campaign for office. As a result of the civil ruling, h e could face up to $38,000 in fin e s Duri n g a teleph one inte r v i e w on Thur day, Commissioner White aid the case has been ettl e d w i t h t h e Flo r i d a E lections Commi ssio n. "Th e final ch a p t e r is o ve r and don e with and I can now m ove o n I wi ll not make that mistake again. Commissioner White was acc used o f u s ing campaign contribution s to p urchase clothing and purcha -ing a compute r H e aid offi cials ruled that the compute r KEVIN WHITE Hillsborough County Comm' ioner w a s a r a onabl e and n ecesary p urcha How e v e r ommi ion r White aid h e w a f ound in vio l atio n p e rtaining to the p urcha e o f suits value d at ';Looking Unto jesus The Author And Finisher Of Our Faith" Hebrews 12:2 May 27th 8 A.M Sun ay, May 27th llA. M Ernest Green Dr. David Criswell Ave. M.B. Church Triumph Th e Church Alabama And Kin om Of God **************** WOMEN'S DAY SPECTACULAR **************** Come And G e t Full Wrth WOMEN OF FAffH STRfVINGTO LIVE LOVING DEDICATED AND BALANCED LIVES WHIL E fULFILLING THE MISSION OFTHE CHURCH 7:45 A. M Speaker REV. FLORENCE HOWELL Northeast United Methodist Church 11 A M. Speaker REVEREND LEATRICIA WILLIAMS 1st Baptist Chureh Of College Hill REV. RONALD MIZER, Pastor St. Luke African < Methodist Episcopal Church 2709 N. 25th Street w (Comer of 17th Ave ) (813) 248-6753 more than $6,100 while campaigning for office. Commissioner White said h e f elt the purchases w ere within the guidelines. He late r repaid the money to the campaign. Commissioner White was fined $9,500 The Commi ssion launche d t h e investigation afte r r e ce i ving a complaint from Lawrence R. Schuler. R eporte r Iris B. Holton can b e contacted at (818) 2 4 8 -1921 or by e-mail at iris@ flsentineL com. Support The Florida Sentinel Advertisers P A STOR D ONNELL & MIN. TANYAWI L UAMS Founders 6501 N Nebraska Ave. (John C lvln Church ) 81ble Study Wednesday 7 P.M. Worship Service Sunday@ 6 P .M. Contact Info: 546 2751 UFE CHANGING BAPTIST CHUlKH WESTSIDE S.D.A. OiURCH Fl,JJ610 PtQw & B Slllcty 6 : 30 llf' IMintt fiVWY S.turdiY 11:30 n... ...... u.s n.-.11 n. Wotd Of MactMw (NEW) HOME DAY CARE Owner fl Operator LAVERNE WHITE Phone No.: (81.3) 935-6939 In The Spotlight BRITTNEY We are happy to have the lovely Brittney as this week s Spotlight Unlimited Feature. This 21-year-old Is sure to become a fan favorrte. Brlttney says that she enjoys drawing playIng basketball and working with kids. She has plans on becoming a physical education teacher and pu r su i ng a modeling career. One of Brittney s mottos is "Live one day at a time and one of her favorite stars is L.L. Cool J Any guys wanting to get to know Brittney must be respectful above anything else. Congratulations again to Brittney on being this week' s Spotlight Unlimited Feature. -Theme : women, working For Cod's Purpose SIS. VERLENDA SMITH BELL 4 p m Speake r MISSIONARY MADIA ROBERSON s v nnah Oeorgl Others Participating Oh lhe Program Are As Follows: Sisters Ar1ear Dexter LanUm Mltcheii"Adria Johnson Valorle Sheppan::t Trisha Wallace Sharon HaywoOd Christ of Calvary community Choir SISTER MICHELE AMOS, Chalrp rson SISTER SABRINA SARRO COCh lrperson BISHOP PHILIP Pastor


LOCAL -Activist Surprised For 80th Birthday She is the first to admit, that it's not easy to surprise her, nqr is it easy to hide anything from her. However, it w .as a total surprise last month when the family of Mrs. Queen Miller hosted an 80th birthday party for her at the Gadsden Historical Society in Quincy. Daughte r Yolanda Trigg and other family members were busy preparing h e r birthday party and she had no knowl e dge of it. The party was on April 21st and h e r birthday was April 25th. Among those on the program were: Grady James, Marquia I. Trigg, violin soloist; awards and accolad es from her church, St. John Progressive M B. Church, Rev. Bartholomew Banks, Pastor; St. John Deaconess Deacon Charles Brown, Mrs. Miller's cousin. Board, Hillsborough County Chapter NAACP, Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio, Tampa Police Dept.; tributes from friends, teachers, students, family and grandchildren and remarks from the honoree. The closing remarks were from Yolanda Trigg. Helping to make the program a success were Mr. Shar'Ron Brown, Mrs. Mary Davis and Charles Brown, Sr. Mrs. Miller was a n instructor in the G a d s d e n County School Syst e m f o r many y ears r etiring in June 1989 Locall y Mrs. Miller has b een v ery active with N eighborhood Watch and othe r police-communit y o rga niz a ti o ns. Marion and Yolanda Trigg of Tampa. Mrs. Miller' s son Floyd Miller, Jr. of Tampa and VIctor Walker, her nepfiew of Qu1ncy. Tl)is a paraprofessiooal positioQ, wbicb requires a n)iQimum of two years' work experieQce il') d)e social work or family advocacy field. Some is n ... -.. .... JOB KNOWLEDGE: SKILLS AND ABILIITIES Must be orpQized al)d a self-starter Ability to cor)l')ect fai)Jilies witt) appropriate commuQity resources Good computer skills KI')Owlqe of tbe ACCESS System Experiei')Ce iQ 1 social service al)d/ or I')OQ-proflt eQviroQmeQt SALARY RANGE: 24K-28K upoQ experieQCe, ki')Owled!e, skills al)d abilities. )08 DSCRIPTIOH: Tt,is is 1 full-time posltioQ wt,icb requires OQir,teractior) witt) relative cafe!iver families, iQ order to assess tl)eir l')eeds. Applicar)ts must fax tl)eir resume to (8B) 231-7196, Attr>: Coreatl)a larkif)s Mrs. Queen Miller cutting her 8oth birthday cake, adorned with her photo. Mrs. Yolanda Trigg, mistress of ceremony, daughter of Mrs. Miller, and Mrs. Mary Davis, who represented the Gadsden County School Board. "T1 r-0 ::c en m z ::! z m r-1 aJ c: Deacon Grady James of Quincy. Seated, granddaughter Turquoise Wtlson with great-grand-r-daughter, Taylia Wilson and-standing, M .rs. Miller's cousin, Mrs. Kathy Bredwell. z Th Tampa Hills boroug h Action (THA P l Weatherizatio n P r gram I S a fetlcrrtll funded progrnm tha i focusc. o n i ncreaSIII!! the energ dlicl e n c of h omes. l oweri n g the encrg burde n ( monthl e l ec tric b1ll ) p rogrnm a F R EE progrn m givi n _!.l priorit 1 0 clderl llldlVId u o l s a n d f llv m g Ill a n d P o l k co u nti es. all NOW t o $ce if you q u nlif y f o r thi s F R EE p r o p r o m :111d g e t your n a m e o n the wniti n g l i s t f o r l Weatherization Worlrs In Florida weatheerization : to make (a house or other building) secure against cold or stonny weather as by adding Insulation stonn windows and stopping all fonns of air Infiltration THAP TAMPA HILLSBOROUGH ACTION PLAN, INC. Weatheri zation Program S nsored B y The Of Florida ... D e p artment O f Community Affairs Contact Travis L. Sewell Weatherization Program Coordinator & Polk Counties Phone: (813) 626-4926 Toll Free (866) 378-8228 Fax: (813) 626-9695 Email: tsewell1 O@hotmall.com c: m r-u; % m c m < m ::D < -f c: m en c )> z c "T1 ::D 6


..... 0 0 N LOCAL Phyllis Dukes: :E < c a: u. e a: LL c z c( c en w ::> .... > a: w > w c w % en :::; m :;) a. z tu ..J ..J ::> m w z z c( c a: 0 ..J LL Why My Son Is So Angryl First, not even Phyllis Dukes condones the things her son, Elijah, has b ee n accused of. But, she does offer a better understanding of ':VhY her son has anger issues, and the true causes of his emotional outbursts. When Elijah's father when to prison he was only 10 years old. They were very close, and Elijah was his first born. They did everything together. But he got angry when his father wasn't around anymore, and blamed everyone." Ms. Dukes said she couldn't work at that time, because she spent so much time at her so n 's school. "Elijah has always been big for his age, and they intimidated him. He was never a bully, bu.t he was picked on so much, and that only made him angrier. "It was my idea in 1995 to get him involved in base ball. I hoped it would help hiin deal with his anger issues. He started out at Belmont Heights Little League then went to North Seminole, the Yellow Jackets, then back to Belmont Heights. Although he'd get angry over some calls, the problems weren't as bad then." Ms. Dukes said at that time, someone suggested Elijah was on steroids because of his size. That made his anger issues resurface again "When his anger problems resurfaced over the past couple of years, he sought counseling, and his atti tude did change. "People know the right buttons to push to set him off, and that's what she's done. Ms. Dukes said she and NiSbea have spent good times together, but they've also had their problems "Those things are untrue and unfair I have nothing EUJAHDUKES to do with the problems she and Elijah are having. Ms. Dukes said no one has bothered to talk to Elijah and bear his side. "No one has bothered to talk to him and find out what's really bothering him. No one seems concerned about what makes him angry. All they want to do is make him out to be some kind of monster. Dukes is still a member of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and played in a game Thursday. He had been leading the American League in rookie home runs, Phyllis Dukes and Elijah's brother, Tyrone Evans. and is still a top hitter and fielder for the team. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reae!ted at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at leon@/lsentinel.oom.


LOCAL "TT lJ 0 A_rtist Reveals Life 1 Congratulations I Expenences Through MUSIC Congratulations are sent .. J -Joi L ang knows she's no author. She knows she doesn't possess the tools necessary to write a book, but her life experiences are putting in print. Ms. Lang decided that the best way to express herself was through the one constant in her life: music. Known professionally as Lad y J, Ms. L a n g started singing at age 7 in her native Ft. Pierce, but didn't r:ealize she could sing until age 9 "My mother was a pastor, and I was a member of the youth choir. That's when I r ealized I could actually sing." What Lady J wasn't pre pared for what came two years later. Her mother passed away, and at the age of 9, s he was basically left to ca re for herself. "I started living on my own at the age of 12. That experience taught me a lot and made me a strong woman It also gave me the inspiration for my music and my life." Now a 24-year-old single parent, Lad y J recalls going to high school during the day, and working at night as a waitress to take care of herself and her children. "That's why I named my first born, Precious She is truly a precious bundle of joy." LADYJ Throughout her experiences, Lady J continued to sing and write songs. She also never left the comfort of the church In 2006, things started turning around for Lad y J Her life became more stable, and she started feeling the music even more "I've written between 50 and 100 songs, but I have about 22 that will be looked at to go onto my first album, 'Lady J, The Rebirth. 'B Lad y J said she's been cate gorized a an R&B but s h e says h e r styl e is totally different. Y ou may want to call it R&B, but I have a littl wag ger to it I do know I'm what the industry has been mi ing." Lad y J said she doesn't play any instrument but does want to learn how to play the piano "That's my dream." Lad y J's first show was in Bartow a couple of weeks ago, and she performed Tuesday in Lake Wales. On June 2nd, she'll be appearing in Vero Beach. "There's not enough paper to cover my life experiences in a book. My goa l is by this time next yea r everyone will know who I am and my success will create a better life for me and Will Be Open Memorial Day 9am-2pm For All Your Crab & Seafood Need s Call Ah ead And ptac e Your Order Large Group Discount s Available my loved ones Reporter Leon B Crews can b e r e a c hed a t (813) 248-0724, o r e-mailed at l eon@fl.sentinel. com. out to Avia n a Plair f r om h e r fami l y f or b e ing a mem ber of the 2007 graduating class from King High School. H e r family wishes her the best as she continues on he r journey A VIANAPIAIR Sentinel Bulletin (813 ) 2 4 8-1921 Namt: ______________________________________ Mai l i n g Add r ess: ____________________________ Ci ty: _________________ Sta te: _____ Zip : ____ 6 Mon t h s -S44 I Year-$87 fail Or Bring Payments To : 2207 E 2 1 s t Ave., Tampa, FL33605 TAMPA PARK S Lbs. T-Bone Steak S Lbs. Ground Beef S Lbs Ch d z 0 "TT lJ 6


,..... 0 0 N 1.0 N :E c a: LL SPORTSIDE WITH RANDY Trail Blazer Win NBA Lottery Last Tuesday night, the National Basketball Association held its annual draft lottery to see what order the 14 teams with the worst win-lost record would draft. The Portland Trail Blazers emerged the big winner. Just how big was the win? Try 7 feet and 280 pounds as in Ohio State's freshman Greg Oden. The Trail Blazers ping-pong came up #1 and gave them the rights to Oden, will just make that rise a little faster. Press Creating Animosity In Aaron? The press keeps asking Hank Aaron the sam e old questions about Barry Bonds chase to break his career homerun record. Hammering Hank seems to be getting more and more irritated over the questions and the chase. It even appears that Aaron is developing animosity toward Bonds as he inches closer to breaking the record. Like you said Mr. Aaron, nobody ha proven Bonds uses teroids and SPORTS record s are made to be bro k en. So get over it Hank! Aw Shucks, Big George Thirty years later, George Foreman has implied that his rumbl e in the jungle knock out by Muhammad Ali may have been fixed. He is claiming that someone put medicine in his drinking water. Get real Big George. Ali outfoxed you, was in better condition and just flat out knocked your butt out. Take your whipping, and go back to selling your grills. Dukes! Dukes! Dukes! Mr. Elijah Dukes plays professional baseball for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays My goodness man, get it togeth er. You are a major league talent with the potential to make a lot of money. But your off the field problems are endangering your caree r Get it together man. Don't blow it, get some help. We are pulling for you becau e you are one of our own! Little League Team To Play In Pennsylvania For Jam---BELMONT HEIGHTS LfiTLE LEAGUE TEAM The 4th Annual Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree will have a representative from the Tampa area. The Mets of the Belmont Heights Little L eague will be heading to William sport, PA this Friday to participate in the jamboree event. The team consists of 10 -12 year old s, and they have a record of 24-1 for the season Keith George, the.team's manager, says the Mets may play any of the 13 teams fr om around the country that will be jn attendance. "The team has done a great .,... job this year. I believe that they deserve this because th e y hav e work e d s o hard all season," said George. "A round the beginning of th year we learned that w were being con sidered, and after we won our last two playoff games they I t us know that we w re invited." The Jambor e will consist of several games, instruction and other events. W e ll known Major L ague Baseball m anager Dusty Baker will be in attendance, and participat in the event. The team is scheduled to play in the City Final s wh n th y return from Penns ylvan ia George credits hi s a ss i stant coach s Woodrow George and Dola McCloud, for h lpin g th t c nrn reach their curr nt lev I of success. H also credit ol Davi owner of Sol Davi s Printing, Inc., for s ponsoring the team, and helping in a variet of ways. ol Davis h as don a lot for thi t am. He lov kids, and it shows. W plan o n throwing him a picnic and barb que wh n we g t back,'.' said George. W e want to go up there and repres nt Tampa ri ght, and have a good tim It's a gr at hon r, and w 'r g lad to a pt it. Reporte r I Writer Anttone Davi can b e reached at (813) 248-1921. H e can also be reached at 16th Annual BAYTAF Classic Competition Set For Weekend REV. THOMAS SCOTT On Memorial Day Weekend, athletes, coaches, parents, and spectators will converge on the Sam Horton Stadium, 4401 W Cypress (Jefferson High School), for the 16th Annual BA YTAF (Bay Area Youth Track and Field, Inc. ) Cia ic Memorial Day Weekend Track and Field Even The event i one of the large t track and field mee in the nation. This year, more than 1,800 athletes from throughout the Southeastern United States and Caribbean Islands will converge on Tampa beginning on Friday, May 25th. The event is a three-day event. This year, the organization wiJl recognize and pa tribute to R v. Thomas Scott for hi out anding public ervic and commitment to the track and n ld community. ouncilman Scott took the initiativ to get the Hill borough Count Board of Count Commi ion to fund th con truction of allweather tracks at everal Jamari Johnson, left, (of Christian Cruisers), and Aaron Hanna (of Metro.Dade), were two of the top bantam shot-puters in the nation in 2006. Both youngsters are slated to compete again this year. Hillsborough County High Schools and enhance track and field improvements at the Univer ity of South Florida Nate Johnson, BA YT AF pokes person aid. "During the 3-day event, Master's, Open and Youth age group athletes from more than 55 teams will compete in nearly 6 ,000 events. "Athletes et 95 meet records at last year's e ent and that many competitor will come from Hillsborough and Pinella County High SchOQ,l he said. The public i invited to attend. Anyone wi bing to obtain additional information may call ( 13) 232-8788 aft r 7 p m or go online to http://www.baytaf.ore. Reporter lris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by e-mail at iris@flsentinel, corn. 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Aaron Won't Watch Bonds, Even In Atlanta \ NEW YORK --Even if Barry Bonds. is poised to break the home run record right there in Atlanta, Hank Aaron is not going. Period. "I will never reconsider my decision," Aaron said. Bonds is 10 homers from matching the 755 mark that Aaron set during a 23-year career with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves, and the Milwaukee Brewers. Aaron doesn't plan to see the milestone homer in person, wherever it might happen. And that includes Atlanta, if it takes that longBonds and his San Francisco Giants don't play there until mid-August. "No, I won't b e there," h e said. Asked why, Aaron said: I traveled for 23 year s and I just get tired of traveling. I'm not going to fl y to go see somebody hit a home run, no matter whether it is Barry or Babe Ruth or Lou Gehrig or whoever it may be. I'm not going any place. I wish him all the luck in the world. Aaron said he had no wisdom for Bonds as the Giants slugger pursued the mark. I don't have any advice whatsoe'ver, n o a 'dvice to anybody," Aaron said. Bonds Says Media Creating Reasons Fot Hi s HU Funk SAN FRANCISCO Barry Bonds' legs arc tired from drawing so many walks, and the strike zone sure seems big these days. BARRY BONDS And HANK AARON Still, the San Francisco slugger seems unfazed by his recent home run drought. He's had his .share of dry spells before. He insists his right knee is just fine, despite all the chatter about what might be wrong with him now -stuff h e says i s b eing "created" by the media to explain hi s funk. "My legs are fine. I'm healthy," Bonds said b e for e Tuesday night's game against the Hou ston Astr os I'm just exhausted. I'm not playing for my statistics. I'm past that stage of my career. I want to win a championship. That's why I don't talk about m e anymore." Bonds has played in 12 games since his last home run -his longest homerless stretch since the first 13 games of 2006. When h e hit No 745 of his career and the 11th this year on May 8 against the Mets Tom Glavine, Bonds seemed a sure b e t for the All-Star game in San Francisco's waterfront ballpark on July 10. "I think h e still i ," owner Peter Magowan said. Look at his statistics and h e deserve s to be there." Bengals Waive Nicholson COVINGTON ; Ky.--The Cincinnati Bengals waived linebacker A.J. Nicholson on Monday, h .e-.-leaded not gu to ge accusi'n:g him., 6 f hitting his girlfriend. Nicholson was a fifthround draft pick from Florida State in 2006 but played in only two games because of a hamstring injury. Nicholson was charged with misdemeanor assault on Friday afterltis girlfriend, Victoria Johnson, told police that Nicholson hit her. On Monday, s h e asked a judge in Kenton County District Court to allow her to make a statement recanting the claim, but a judge did not allow it. Outside of court, Johnson said Nicholson never hit h er, and that she got a mark under her eye when she grabbed a cell phone ftom A.J. NICHOLSON Nicholson so hard that s h e struck h e rself with the phone "I was very e motion a l and I. was mad at A.J.," Johnson sai d. "Like a lot of other cou ples, we had been arguing. But I am to blamo h e r e l exaggerated the situation. The poli ce officer mi sinterpreted my upset a nd e motion al demeanor." Nicholson remain s fr ee on $5,000 bond A pretrinl hear ing waR Ret for Mny 31. SPORTS Keyshawn Retires LOS ANGELES Keyshawn Johnson has caught the damn ball in the NFL for the last time. Johnson, who played a great game and talked one as. well during an 11-year career, retired Wednesday despite several offers to continue playing. He'll soon be expressing his strong opinions on ESPN. "I wouldn't trade my career for anyone's," Johnson said at a news conference on the University of Southern California campus, where he starred before the New York J ets made him the first over all selection in the 1996 draft. "I've done everything I wanted to do in my career," he said. I jus t couldn't find one thing that could drive me back to playing football. As I learned from Bill Parcells -the circus doe sn't stay in town very long Johnson has agreed to a multiyear contract, and will appear on several ESPN tele cas ts, including pre-game shows on Sunday and Monday nights, and do some r adio work as well. "We're still working on all the different platforms they want me to be a part of," he sai d Johnson, who turns 35 in Former No. 1 overall pick Keyshawn Johnson to join ESPN as sportscaster is shown as a Buc and a Panther. July, was released three weeks ago by the Carolina Panthers. H e said at least a half-dozen teams offere d him a new job. "Those guys were terrific, from Lane Kiffin to Bill Belichick to Jeff Fisher," Johnson said referring to the coaches in Oakland, New England and Tennessee, respectively. "They all wanted me to play football for them. At the end of the day, it just didn't fit into what I wanted to do now." Jerome Stanley, John-GYrO & flies GYrO & 5 WinfS fish & ShrimP Crab Cake & flies I /2 Slab Dinner rBftf or Ponu full Slab Dinner ram or Pork.l lib. Pulled Pork Dinner $6.89 $8.49 s 13.50 $6.29 s 15.99 $22.99 r catffsh Perch Trout Tflapia WhiffM Millet f $6.59 $5.99 $5.99 $5.99 $5.99 $5.99 Sweet Potato Pie I\) son's agent, said his client ,!J1 agreed to terms on what he N called a substantial deal with g ESPN. "We're very, very pleased Stanley said, adding that the Titans offered close to $8 mil lion for two years, with most of the money guaranteed. Fisher said Johnson informed him he was retiring Wednesday morning. "He let me know that this decision had nothing to do with us and everything to do about him and his desire to move into the broadcasting business and leave his playing days behind," Fisher said. "I've known Keyshawn for a long time and I am happy he is able to walk away on his own terms after a very suc cessful career. Fisher became friends with Johnson while he played at USC and Johnson was a ball boy Johnson became the 16th f! .player in NFL history to 0 reach 800 career receptions :C and the 26th with 10,000 receiving yards last season, en when he caught 70 passes for m 815 yards and four touch-downs for the Carolina z Panthers. m He finishes with 814 recep-r;tions for 10,571 yards and 64 touchdowns in 167 games. rChicken Ribs Sausaft Pulled Pork Pork ChoPS rm -t z ., c: aJ ,.. u; m c m < m :c < -t c: m en c )> z c ., :c c Lemon Pound cake 52.06 t;;:'\11iAiCiiilili Red Velvet cake $2.49


...... 0 0 N SPORTS It) N Dukes Benched Blazers Win NBA Draft Lottery; Seattle Gets 2nd Pick ST. PETERSBURG Tampa Bay rookie Elijah < Dukes was h e ld out o f the C lineup Wednesday night fE against Seattle following a published report that his estranged wife sought a restraining order after being threatened by the 22-year-old outfielder. The St. Petersburg Times reported NiShea Gilbert filed for court protection after receiving a threatening mes sage on her cell phone on May 2, as well as a text message that included a picture of a handgun. The D evil Ra ys said they were awa.re Dukes' marriage was ending, but that the allegations detailed in the sto r y caught the team by surprise. Manager Joe Maddon said he made the decision to sit Dukes Wednesday night, although the young center fielder was in uniform and available to play if needed C "It was my decision to not a: play him," Maddon said after LL he and Devil Rays executive vice president Andrew < Friedman met with Duke before the game. c "In visiting with him, I can 0 see he's pretty much up et. I anticipated that, so I thought t-the wise thing to do would be to not start him tonight and w more than likely play him > tomorrow." w 0 Dukes and hi s wife have w been married since February :I: 2006 and have two children, (/) ;:j whose safety was also threat-. D ened in the phone message Gilbert played for the n ews paper. Gilbert also gave Rn account of an April 30 incident at the middle school where she teache saying Dukes showed up at her clas room while her stud ents were at lunch and threatened her. Gilbert aid s h e and a coworker went to the chool office for help "I told them to get the deputy because he was acting out of his mind," s he told the newspaper "' told them, 'Just have him escorted off. I don't want him to go to jail. Just make him leave."' Team pre ident Matt Silverman aid the "allegations raised in the article were new to u ." Duke ha a hi tory of problems on and ofT th field, including an arrest in January on a marijuana pos session charge. A tumultuou season at Triple-A Durham in 2006 ended with him being u spended for the final 30 games. Greg Oden averaged 16.2 points and 9.2 rebounds during Ohio State' sLx-game run in the NCAA tournament. SECAUCUS, NJ --Two long shots from the P acific Northwest won th NBA draft lottery and the right to se l ect can't-mis picks Greg Oden and Kevin Durant. The luck of the Portland Trail Blaze r and Seattle SuperSonics also left outgoing Memphi Grizzlie pre ident Jerry We t calling for the league to dump the weighted lott ery y tern that rarely ha helped the league' wor t team. We t wa fuming Tu day night after the Grizzlie the Bo ton Celtic and the Milwauk e Buck h team with th league' thr wo t record got the fourth fifth and ixth choices in the June 28 draft in ew York b hind Portland, Seattle and Atlanta ;:) z t= w -' Prosecutor: No Link Between Vlck, Dog Fights Portland, hich had only a 5.3 percent chance of' in ning, beat th odd and won the right to elect ither Od n or Durant. The -' ;:) D w z t= z w (/) < c a: 0 -' LL. CHESAPEAKE, Va -The prosecutor in vestiga ti ng whether property owned by Atlanta Falcon s quarterback Michael Vick wa s part of a dog fighting operation said Wednesday he still doesn't have solid evidence linking Vick to dog fighting "I know everybody is sayi ng 'When are those fools in Surry County going to get up off their butts and do something?'" Gerald Poindexter told The Virginian-Pilot of, Norfolk on Wednesday. "But what are we going to do?" Poindexter sai d there are no eyewi tn esses who say they saw dog fighting at the home where 66 dogs were seiz d along with equipment that could be associated with dog fighting Th e discoveries w r made during a drug raid at the home on April 25. The dog s are being held in kennels in four counties, the newspaper reported, and Poindexter s aid they will be held until the investigation has been completed Vick ag r eed to a sal e price with a buyer on the fir s t day he put the hou se up for sale, < but it i s unclear "if the sale cb has been finalized. Vick, a native of N e wport News who starred at Virginia Tech, is a regis t ered dog Q.; MJchael Vick and one of th dogs eized from hi property in rural urry un ty V a. uper oni will g t th oth r and th Hawk who had th fourth wo t record, will have th pick of h r st of h draft that might on of th d petiny aturday, June 16, 2007 7 p.m. Dinner erved at p rn. TAMPA ONVENTION ENTER Franklin Gentl emen : Bl ac k/White Tuxedo Ladies: Black/White Fonnal own s $ 0 Per Per n For More Information r Ticket Rhonnie Williams (813) 545-8761 Or Onyema Ezeanya (850) 528-4413 Bengals' Henry's Tests Clean CINCINNATI Suspended Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry has passed his drug screenings, a Kentucky prose cutor and an attorney for the player said Wednesday. "There were no drugs found in his system," sai d attorney Robert Lotz, who received the final test results at his office in nearby Covington, Ky. Rob Sanders, the Commonwealth 's Attorney for K enton County, Ky. con firmed that lab analysis of Henry's drug tests came back n egative. He's been tested and clear d twice," anders said. The B ngals sai d they were plea ed with the latest news on H e nry "The club is not aware of any circumstance in which Chri has not complied with hi obligation to legal and NFL-r lated procedure that will be required if he i to r turn o acti e playing statu during the 2007 ea on the B ngal aid in a tate-Chris Henry has been arrested four times o er a 14-month period. bation i n Orlando, Fla., for carrying a concealed weapon and in Kenton County for letting minors drink in a hotel room he rented. Kentucky state authorities screen Henry for Florida authorities. Reports had circulated Monday that Henry, al read y u pended for eight NFL game and on probation in both Kentucky and Florida for crime there, had failed a drug te t. Henrys agent denied the report, and the Kenton coun y pro ecutor' office conceded there were incon i tencie and that more ting was needed. 1248 E. Hillsborough Sulte4t206


"" -..... -.. I'"' .. -.. -.. ... -... --...... -... -.......... -.. -.. -.... -... -........ --..... -..... .. -.. ---... FUNERALS MR. NATHANIEL COLE, III A homegoing celebration for Mr. Nathaniel Cole, III, of 3614 East .Shadowlawn Avenue, who passed away on May 19, 2007, will be held Saturday, May 26, 2007, at 11 a. m. at Jackson Funeral Home, 4605 N. 34th Street, with Rev. Dr. John L. Giles, Pastor of True Faith Inspirational Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Cole was born in Tampa, on November 5, 1961. He was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County, graduating from JGng Sr. High School. He was preceded in death by: his mother, Eva Mac Cole; and grandmother, Ida Belle Ellis. Cheri hed memorie will remain with: hi father, Nathaniel Cole, Jr.; daughter, Leticia Cole; brother, Rickey Cole; 2 granddaughter Kiera Starling and Dariah Banks, aD of Tampa; beloved aunts, Rutha Walker, Lucille Powell and Fannie Riggin ; cousins, Jeanne Woodson Linda Hardy, Pri cilia Stevens, Lawanda Carey, Consuela Riggin Tangla Mack, Willie Mack, Lavonia Riggin Jacquelyn Hall, Alonzo Riggin Demetri Riggin Andrew Mcintyre and wif hirley, and Bennett Elli ; belo d friend Vivian Carither Phylli Carithers, Alicia Carithers, and Audry William and husband, Steven; and a host of other orrowing relatives and friends. Public visitation will be held Friday, May 25, 2007, at Jackson Funeral Home, from s-8 p. m. The family will receive ft'iends from 6 7 p. m. The funeral cortege will form at 3614 E. Shadowlawn at 10:30 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to Jackson Funeral Home. "A JACKSON SERVICE." Moming -. ---MR. ANTHONY ELIJAH CALDWELL Funeral services for Anthony Caldwell will be held at 11 a. m. on Saturday, May 26, 2007, at Exciting Idlewild Baptist Church, 2913 N. Tampa Street, Tampa. Interment to follow ut Rest Haven Cemetery. He was born on November 30, 1951, and raised in Central Park Village, he was a security guard for Hill borough County Schools. Anthony leave cherished memories with: his mother, France McCloud; tcpmothcr, Ruth Caldwell; tcpfather, Anthony c sion, r.; 3 daughters. Roshon Plumm r (Bob) of Jack onvill Antoinette Jone aldw II and Li a Dorri ; on, Eric Hodge of Navy; grandchildren, Terr 11 Jone Tyne ha Jorte Elrod Jon Terrell Caldwell, Demar o Caldwell, DaWana O\ h ad and Aaliyah Plummer; great grandchildren, Devin Caldwell, De tiny aldwell, Darrian Caldwell, Malik Caldwell and er nit Caldwell; aunt Edd Brady, El ie Fletch r Lizz i e John on and D lor Fletcher; unci Jo ph Fletch r and Levon Fl t h r ; gr at aunt, arri wain of Lakeland; s i t r L ynda Jackson ( harte r .). T r Howell (Bobby ) Flavi Hardy (Andr ) Angl Hamilton (J rom ) andra Reed, Mar Thomas, V ronica aldwcll, 1 Ia utlcr, B tty t wart, Margie Stewart, andra imp on and Daisy Grc n; broth r Robert Se ion (Patricia), Anthony Session (Ann), Randy Stewart (Ether) of Atlanta, GA Eddie Sc sion, Fr ddie ]dwell, Jq Jo cph Jackson, Jr., Fred rick Caldwell, Ronnie aldwcll, Travi Caldwell Tommy t wart of California, Jessie Stewart, Jr., David Stewart "Remember Them A\. 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VIVILORSE JOHNSON Funeral servi e forM Vivilor e John on, \vbo d parted thi life on Mn y 20, 200 will b hc.ld at u a. m on Ma 26, 200 at nit Mi ionary B pti t hur h 3111 Ybor it, T mpn, R v. II. H. Hunt, pa tor, offici t-born John n May 25, p m. at Fun raJ N bra ka Mr. REST HAVEN MEMORIAL PARK "A Community Pride 4615 E Hanna Tampa 33 610 Spaces Monum nt Markers 01 COUNT AVAILABL 626 2332 r Postell's I Mortuary ___ j -------------MR. JAMES E. HOWARD Funeral service for Mr. James E Howard, Sr., So, Tampa, who passed away on Wedne day, May 16, 2007, will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2007 at 2 p. m. at St. Mark A.M.E. Church, 1968 Bruton Boulevard, Orlando. He worked as a Foreman for Pace Construction Company until his retirement. He was a Veteran of the nitcd States Air Force. He i urvived by: his mother, Ida Mae Benjamin; x-wife, Jes ie Mae Howard; childr n Ronnie Douse (Kri lice), Jame E. Howard, Jr., rrie D. Howard (G rficld), Dwayn Eric Howard, P uta L. HowardConnelly (Paul), and Bridgett t w rt; i ler Minnie (W tkin ) Janual Me mph II (Tommie) hirl y Morri Mildred McGee, Br nda Ruffin (Thoma ) and Mary C. amcron; brother John Eddie Howard nd Arnold -Fa mit, O trnrd and Opemred-.-l. Tmdtiion 1 I. 1l, I : II I ... l I l .l l 2708 t Dr. r.rtl11 Jr. Blvd. 1mp1, 13361 Pl (8U) 232 Fu (813) 231-0521 lf'IOIII/ilfllllt Ml.rrorrf!(tt>ur_Mnu!t 'If r orrtl>r ;.,. rn a/irtrmtd q11f Alexandria LA, and was a graduate of Washiacton State U nive.rsity. Mr. William Charles joined the United Statet Air Force and was honorabiJJ &charged. Prior to retireatelat, he was employed lUI a Finance Manager at Northgate Lincoln Me.rtili'y; Stadium Lincoln Staclium Toyota and Precision Mr. Charles was a rneSrd:ter of Pilgrim R t M. B. aHudt where he was the Co-foab4er of Boy to Men Ment a.& Program. William -.1111 avid golf r car brokew. d mentor. He wa preced d in by hi parent Mr._,..,,.._ Jame harte and Lenora harl Porter. He leave to ch rl m mory : hi lo ina devoted wife \\ illi Butt -harle of T tepdaughter D John on of Atlanta G dren, Chime re Ch s \ illiam Charles d Caleb harle ; granlttluldren, Nyla, Nyja, Ny a nd Na'ky, all of Tampa; s herri Lind cy (Lenarcl) and Lynn New ome; nieces and neph w Art he ter, Marc, Erika Michael, Maehael (La aundra), Rob rt Dena (James), Camilla, \ ernon Hernton, Jcrmaine, Grover, Briana and Sir Kenneth, Marian Jonathan, A hley and DeMario i ter-in-law. Rev rend Dr. Linda R ; brother -in-law \\ illie Butt of Clev land, OH, \\ illiam Butt K nncth \\ ood (lvalita) and Vernon olbert. all of Tampa; godmoth r Mother Ruby Pierc ; godsi -ters, assandra Park r, ynthia oleman and Precious Grant (Todd); godbrothers. Ron imp on, Edward oop r, A:rch Bishop Dr. herwin mith and Leroy triekland; god on Victor Young, Brian Dun an and Kelly t>nrrish; godd:mghtcrs, Reverend Beverly Gr en, Continued on page 20-A JJ 0 s: F\J U1 F\J 0 0 -..J r-0 :0 0 > (/) m z :::i z m r-1 aJ c: r rm :::i z ., c: aJ c (/) :I: m 0 m < m :0 < c: m (/) 0 > z 0 "T1 :0 0


....... 0 0 C\1 Lt) C\1 :E > a: w > w c w :z:: en The remains will repo e after 5 p. m. today, May 25, 2007, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MRS. CORA LEE HUGHES :::l m ;:, Mrs. Cora Lee Hughe of 0.. 4504 N. 36th Street passed z away, May 15, 2007. A homet-going service will be held LU Saturday, May 26, 2007, at 2 :::j p. m. at Northside ;:, Missionary Baptist Church, m 5706 N. 40th Street, with Reverend Jacob Jordan, pasW tor, officiating. Interment Z will fo11ow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. ffi Mrs. Hughes was born en April 4, 1947, in Wrightsville,

= MEMORIAMS I CARDS OF THANKS ====== ,IN MEMORY JESSIE MANLEY 5/28/19-1/22/07 Greatly missed, but not forgoUen. ALICE MANLEY 11/9/16-5/28/72 You will always be loved by your daugh.ter, Evelyn, family and friends. IN MEMORY OF HENRY JAMES JACKSON, JR. It has been years, May 26, 2002. We still miss your smile. You will always be in .....------------------------, our hearts. IN MEMORIAM I Your mother and family. I CARD OF THANKS EDDIE LEE DENSON, SR. Dear Granddaddy, and greetings from London, England, it feels different without you not being here, but I know yoQ are in a better place. One day we can kick it again when we meet in heaven. I miu you lots. All my love, your grandson, Brandon C C. De m e. PRECIOUS MEMORIES OF We are confident in knowing this servant called by God is .. absentfrom the body, but right now is present with the Lord. n 2 Corinthians s:8. We thank God for the sweet legacy he left with all of us. Wife, Helen R. James, family and friends. REV. THEOPHILUS JACKSON JAMES Sunrise: 6/9/16 Sunset: 5/26/91 IN MEMORIAM On March 22, 2006, at s:o8 p m., you left us for a better place, you are still in our hearts. Missing you today and always. From, the Davi s family. SAMUEL L. DAVIS The family of the late Re Joseph Wa hington extend our heartfelt thank and deep appreciation for the many expression of sympa thy and acts of kindn during the p ing of our loved one. We were overwhelmed b y the .outpouring of love and support from our friend nelahbor relative and members of the community. We appreciate the cards and resolutions from local churchesthathonoredthe life and death of a man whom we knew as husband, father and Pa tor. You shared in our grief, helped u through our sorrow, and spoke of the proml we have in so great a faith of et mal rest with God. Sincerely, the Washington family. Apologias Apologies to the family of Ms. Julia Tutson for the incorrect dates in her notice, May 18th. UPPORT THE FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN ADVERTISERS Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday Spans 12 Days For the third consecutive year, Florida resj dents will be exempt from paying sales tax on items for the upcoming hurricane season. This year, the Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday begins at midnight on Friday, June 1st and concludes at midnight on Tuesday, June 12th After signing into law House Bill 211, Governor Charlie Crist said wr urge all Floridians to take advantage of th e Hurricane Pr eparedness Sales Tax Holiday so that every person i s prepared for the pos sib ilit y of a storm. We have learn ed from experience that prepared r esi dents and com muniti es are key t o surviving and r ecovering from hurri canes and other natural disas t ers. Senator Carey Baker a nd Representative Peter Nehr sponsored th e bill. This holiday is expected to save Floridians nearly $25 million o in sa les taxes. -...J Governor Crist also stated that this gives Floridians the opportunity to update their disaster plans and restock their disaster kits. Some of the items covered during the sales tax holiday are flashlights and other portable light sources that cost $20 or less; portable radios, two-way radios and weather band radios, that cost $75 or less; tarps that costs $50 or less; gasoline or diesel fuel containers that cost $25 or less; portable generators that cost $1,000 or less; storm shutter devices that cost $75 or less; and carbon monoxide detectors that cost _$75 or less. Other items that can be purchased during this 12-day period include non-electric food storage coolers; AAA, AA, 0 C, D, 6, and 9-volt batteries ::zJ that cost $30 or less; ice g chests; any cell phone charger (J) that cost less than $40; an y cell m phone battery, costing less !:i than $6o; and numerous other z items. To obtain a listing of m items qualifying for the tax hoi-':"" iday visit www.myflorida .com r r 22 Governors Asking Congress For Gas Prlc" Inquiry z c ID r c;; :X m c TALLAHASSEE Governor Charlie Crist has joined 21 other Governors in calling for a Congressional inquiry into the sudden, unexplained spike in gas prices. The bipartisan group of Governor sent a letter on Monday to Congre sional leaders, a king for federal h rings and an in tigation into th ri ing price of gaso line. The record-high cost of a gallon of regular gasoline is averaging 3.10 in Florida, according to th American Automobil Association, compared to $2."91 month ag o and 2 a year ago. Nationally, th record-high average price is $3.18 compared to $2.86 a month ago and $2.90 a yea r ago. N Floridians and visitors to our state are extremely frustrated with rising gas prices, specially as we approach the upcoming holiday weekend and summer tra el season," Governor Crist said. "The pocketbooks of our citizens have already been stretched because of soaring fuel costs and now people are having to stretch them even further." The letter is addressed to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; Representative John Boehner, Minorit Leader; Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader ; and Senator Mitch McConnell Minorit Leader The letter was igned b y gov rnors from Connecticut Kan as, Florida Washin,gton ;1 Oregon, Maine, South Dakota Vermont, Illinois, New Mexico, Michigan, North Dakota, Delaware, Iowa, Wisconsin, Arkansas, Utah, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland Arizona, and the U S Virgin Islands. has provided the highest standard in funeral services for over 70 years Ray Williams Funeral Home Rhodes & Northern Owners 301 N. Howard Avenue Tampa FL 33606 Ph: (813) 253 Fax : (813) 251 1 2 Email : raywms ij. net m < m ::zJ < ..... c m (J) c ,. z c ::zJ 6


0 N LOCAL=== gf Derrick Brooks' Mother Passes After Long Wendy's Restaurant Robbed C3 Bout With Cancer a: u.. Geraldine Mitchell, the mother of Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks, passed away on Monday, May 21st after a long battle with breast cancer. Mitchell was 52 Visitation for Mitchell began on May 24th at Joe Morris & Son Funeral Home in Pensacola. Funeral services will be held on Saturday Derrick Brook and his mother, Geraldine Mitchell. Anyone interested in send ing flower or donations can send them to : Derrick Brooks Charities, Inc 2915 W. Fern Street, Tampa, Florida 33614 The Wendy's Restaurant, 1507 East Fowler, was robbed Tuesday night by two men. Tampa Polic e aid at 6 : 50 p m., two men entere d the restaurant and asked the clerk for two small drinks. When the clerk op e n e d the register, one of the u s pects produced a handgun and the clerk S<:r eame d Gun." Both u s p c t a lleg dl y reach e d a c ross the count r and took mon y fro m th ope n regi t r while the store' employee fle d toward the back of the store "As many of you are aware my Mother recently lost h e r long battle w ith bre ast can cer said Brooks in a tatement. My family and I are truly appreciative of the sup port and well wishes we have received from my Buccaneer family and the entire Tampa Ba y community. As we move forward one day at a time, we ask that you respect our priC vacy during this difficult ii: time Reporter I Writer Antione Davis can be reached at (813) 248-1921, or adavjs@fl.sentineL com. The suspects ran out of the store with an undetermined amount of mon e y to a waiting vehicle No one wa injure d One o f the u s pect i d escribe d a s a Blac k m a l kinn y, 5'7" tall a nd w i h in g 150 pound The eco nd s u p c t w a a l o d e crib d a a Black m a l e, 5 10 tall w eighing 220 p ond and armed with a handgun. u.. c z c( c f/) w ::::: w > w c w % f/) ::; m ::::: A. z 5 _, ::::: m ..:. w z I= z w f/) a: g u.. Sunday Radio Show Will Feature Special On Cd Mills At 10:05 a.m. Sunday morn ing, the Harold Jones Gospel Show, broadcast on WTMP 1150AM, will feature MiDister Michelle B. Patty. Min. Patty will interview Ms. Lucy Mills on the 30minute program Ms. Mills is when my son Byron, w murdered," Min. Patty. "'will be the grandmother of Cedric this family MCJ" Mills. It 't Mill h d h sure. can CEDRIC'"CJ" s was s ot to eat happen until April 25th in the front yard of 1 MlU.S his parents' Carver City the peop e tha\famlly pi cb home. No arrests have been the 1den-or anyone to d th h tin" d th tJ ty of the tep forward ma e m e s oo g, an e with lnf'orma Mills family and the commu-shooter step tlon. nity is outraged that no one forward. They has stepped forward. don't have to give their name "l remember when the com-and a reward is being munity reached out to me offered." Practicing Law In: Criminal Defense Family Law Personal Injury Attorney & Counselor At Law Cypress Point Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry Suite 101 Tampa, Florida 33618 (813)269-9706 Fax:(8l3)960-0641 Tilt hfrin& oC 1 lw ytr ia an decblon lJgt s h ould not be I>Mcd IO!ely upon od .. tti ....., nto. llefot< YOII cled de. 1.0k t o M lld free wriUm a boa t out qnallfiuriom md eJ;ptrit:nc.e Attorney Eric T. Taylor The driver of the s u s pect vehicle wasn't een, but the vehicle is described as being possibly a dark green Bukk with tinted windows. Plr Sought In Conven nee Stont Ro ry PINELLAS COUNTYThe Pinellas County Sh rifr Office i asking for help in locating two men wanted for the robbery of a convenience store On May 18th at 9 : 36 p m the Little Food Mart Store 3085 54th Avenue, North, was robbed when a Black woman entered th tor behind the I rk. Deputies s aid th C mal suspect pulled out a weapon, ordered a witnes s to the ground and then point d the weapon at th clerk demand ing money and lottery tickets. As the clerk complied, deputies said a second suspect, a Black mal ent red the s tor bringing in !moth r witn ss at gunpoint. That witn s s wa s also ord red to the ground. D t ectiv s s aid that witne ss was sitting in a vehicl CRIMINAL DEFENSE park d in front of th stor AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS befor he was ord red ins ide the store EMINENT DOMAIN Both susp et a n ed and may n---------------..-.1 have I ft the ar a in a whit NEW LOCATION Pontiac. 320 W. K ed BJ d S The female susp.ect is enn y v uite 720 d escribe d as appearing to be 259-4444 26 years old with shoulder Former Attorney Genera l ror Florida Former County Prosecutor The tUring of a lawyer i s an decision !hu t should n o t be bused upon adve rttsemenl 1 Before you dcc1cdc, a.o;k u s to send you fre e writte n infontmlion ahout our und experienc e length bla c k hair. The male s u spect is de sc rib ed as havin g a thin build. No on was injur d, and the Investigation is continuing CRIME NEWS Ybor City Shooting Victim Dies ONASSJS GEORGE ... now facing fir t-degree murder charge Tampa Police said the Ybor City hooting victim from May 20th died Thursday at Tampa General Hospital. A c c ording to police two m e n wer e involved in a fight in ide h e Empire Club wh e n ecurity guard a k e d t h e m to leave. A s Howard William 28. l e f t w i t h fri nd wal kin g to t heir v hi e p o li ce aid Ona i George, 28, pulle d o u t a handgun and fired four hots at William striking him HOWARD WILLIAMS ... died Thursday from February 7th shooting. once in the chest. Williams was transported to Tampa _G-eneral and reported to be in critical condition. At noon Thursday, he was pronounced dead. Offic e r s in the are a wh o h eard t he gunshots arrested George and charge d him with a ttempted fir t -d egree murde r D etec tives are now tiling a fir t-degree murder charge against George. Man Tries To Rob McDonald's The McDonald s Restaurant, 902 East Fowler, was robbed Tu day night. Tampa Police said a man approached the drive through window just before 10 p .m. on foot and pointed a hand gun at the clerk. Police aid the clerk clo ed the window alert ing other mploy to th attempted robbery The su pect fled on foot and no on was injured. The su pect is described as a Black male, 5'8" to 5'10" tall appearing to be 18 to 20 years old and po ibly ha ing long boulder length dreadlocks Seeking Space .... aM, for Head.Start/ HiJJ b r ugh Early Head Start umy Centers one. Th p rogro.m i s al s willing t c n sid r th opti n of a quirin.g land wh re moduln r buildin 1 5 ma pia d to rv a purp e For more Information, pi aae call Hillsborough County HeadStart/EarlyHeadStart: Anthea Henderson at813-272-5140. (TlY: 301-7173) HIUSBOROUGH COUNTY BotWL.o/


. CRIME NEWS Child Found In Car Of Copper Theft Suspects Body Found Burled Behind House Identified APRIL ELUSON Tampa Police arrested four people Monday on burglary charges, one of them a woman who had her 1-year old child with her. Police said units responded to the area of Cayuga and North. Central Avenue at 11:20 p.m. in reference to a suspicious vehicle. On arrival, police set up surveillance and within a short time observed 3 people carrying air conditioner parts back to the vehicle. Initially officers confronted the subjects, who immediately fled. Two of the subjects were caught while the third fled into a residential area. A perimeter was set up and after a brief search, that subject was also arrested. The fourth subject was the driver of the suspect v e hicl e and when she tried to fle e the scene, she sideswiped an unmarked police vehicle. TRAVIS JUPITER JOHN MOORE When police arrested h er, the y discove r e d h e r 1 year old child in the v e hicl e The child was subsequently handed over to its grandmother, police said. Charge d with burg l a r y a nd grand theft were April Ellison, 24, Travis Jupiter, 21, John Moore, 24, and Xzavier Flowers, 13 Ellison was aJ o charged with aggravated child abu e. ROBERT POLLOCK When Tampa Police were conducting sexual predator checks in Sulphur Springs on April 26, 2007, they received a tip that Nicki Hendriex, 35, had been killed by her former boyfriend and buried behind a home on North 18th Street. Hendriex had been reported missing to the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office May 2, 2007, but wa s Ia t s een alive Marc h 5, 2006 D etectives earche d the prop erty and u s d s h o v e l s to conduct an initial d i g on Ma y 4th, but wer e un s ucc ess ful. On Wednesday police brought i n a team of cada v e r canines from Sarasota C ounty a nd the d og al erte d to a specific a r ea i n th e b ac k y ard o f the h o m e a t 8217 N orth 18th Street. D etectives th e n bro u ght in a b ackhoe and f ound Hendriex, i d e n tifie d b y fin gerpri n ts, buri d 6-feet be low the surface. Mothr Of Two Charged With Child Neglect Through their i n ve ligation, d e t ective learne d Robert Pollock, 38, h a d l i v e d with Hendriex i n the 18th Street h o m e whe n Pollock allege dl y hot and kill e d h e r buryin g h e r i n t h e b ac k ya r d The m e dical e x a m i n e r b e lieve Hendriex wa buri e d f o r at l ea t a yea r Tampa Police arrested a woman Wednesday after noon, charging her with child neglect According to the report, Nactine Maddy, 26, l e ft h e r 14-month-old daughter and 4-year-old nephew unsupervised for an hour and a half while she went out on a job interview. The 4 -yearold was found by neighbors wandering in front of the house. The n eighbors enter e d the h o u to locate an adult and f ound the 14-monthold s leepin g in a crib and no adult in t h e home, police said. The neighbors flagge d NAcnNEMADOY Pollock i s b h i n g h l d wit h no b o nd o n a c h a r g o f s condd g r e murd r with a firearm Uncle Sandy ay .., 3 5 7 9. Thi s l i f e Is worth living. 13 16, 17 23 we can say 25, 30 33. 38 since It Is wh a t we m ake II. their resp ective m a l e p a r -'------------....J ents. ----------------------------------down an offic e r on patrol. The children were not injured and Maddy arrived 10 minutes after police arrived. The Department of Children and Families was notified and an investigator responded. Maddy was arrested and the children were released to LET FREEDOM RING AMOS BAIL BONDS FAST SERVICE OPEN 24 hrs 308 E. Waters Ave. Tampa, FL 33604 Tele: (813) 9330444 Cell: (813) 493-8387 :D c Man Surrenders To Police After 3-Hour Standoff :: 1\;) (J'1 Jerald Stone had just arrive d at his Frierson Avenue home W ednesday afte r participating in a Bible Study program. Wh e n he entered hi s home, he said he was surprised to see his nephew, Steve Holder, standing in the living room Holder had been sought by police Sunday for questioning about a sexual battery charge. He fled from police, but they tried Monday to talk to him again. Police said he fled a second time. On Wednesday, police got a tip Holder was at his uncle's home. As police and the U. S Marshal's Task Force surrounded the house, they reporte d seeing Holder climbing out of a window with a handgun. When he s p otte d police h e climbe d bac k into the house I hadn' t seen him since last y ear. Stone, 48, suffers from a variety o f m e di cal problems and had r ecently suffe r e d a strok e Si tting in hi s wheelc h air, h e watche d his n ephe w pacing back-andf orth. I didn't know what was g o in g o n, so I to ld him to sit and r e t hi n erves. Wh e n I n otice d p o li ce outside with gun poin t in g a t m y h o use, I wante d t o kno w what w a s going o n tone aid Holder had go n e to the restroom and was standing b y the d oo r whe n h e appro a c h e d him. Holder h a d a gun in s id e ht s m outh. I to ld him things couldn t b tha bad and tri e d to calm him d own. I ta.rted reading the Bibl to calm him d o wn and h a h lp d I didn't w a n t him t o kill him L f I tW 7628 N 56th Stro t, Ste. 13 Tampa, FL 33617 Offlc: (813) 988 7881 STEVE HOLDER didn't want my grandson to see that." Stone said no one in the family knew what was going on with Holder until they heard the report. on televi-sion Stone said the ordeal upset him and be was concerned he wouldn't be able to get to his medicine as long as his nephew was in 'the house. "1 never believed he'd harm 1\;) 0 0 '""' r-0 en m z :j z me or my grandson, but I didn't want my grandson to aJ see anything that was g oing ? on r-After Holder surrendered to police, Stone was able to z get his medication and ., reported his blood sugar and hypertension had gone up. r-"1 djdn't need to go to the hospital,' and I'm alright m n o w 0 "The family will stand b y him through thilt ordeal. m B eing a Christian you hav e to f o rgi ve." -t c Holder is being held with-m out bond on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm, po ession o f a > t r earm during the commi -z ton of a felony, exual bat-0 t c r y with a deadly weapon, 1 n d arme d kidnapping, po li c aid. g I CHOICE BAIL BONDS Ct L e t Us B e Ylmr 1st A11d Last Free Servlc Job ReiTerrals Referral For ........... "''""' Re-e tablishing Comicted Felons Voting Right (813) 664-0404 5005 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. ( cnst or 50th stn.-cl\


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B Pastors On Patrol Hosts First An n ual Ministers' Conference Pastors On Pat ro l h os t e d th e ir First Annual Ministers Confe r e n ce May 7 th and sth at Beulah Baptist Institutiona l Churc h M o r e tha n 100 pastors and minist e rs a tt e nd e d th e co n ference Th ere were live l ectures and sermons. Invite d special guests w e r e Mayor Pam Iorio and S h e riff David Gee. Th e confere nc e w as th e bra in c hild of Rev. Dr. W. James Favorite, host pastor and president. The event was chaired by Rev. Walter Turner. Pastor Moses Brown c haired the Mayor's Committee. Reverend Stephen Nunn presided over the Socia l H our o n Monday. Program participant s w e r e : Rev. Dr. \V. James Favorite, Elder Prenti s Davis, Pastor Julia Wiggins, Rev. Evan Burrows. E lder Charles Davis, Rev. Charles Verriett, R e v Samuel Zakay, Rev. Joe Johnson Rev. Abraham B rown, Elder Willie Fowler, Dr. C. P Epps, Dr. Mozella M itch e ll Dr. Walter Turn e1, Pastor Moses Brown, Rev. Earl B Mason Rev. Dr. Barth o lomew Banks, and Rev. Caleb Batchelor E lder C harles Davis presided over the Tuesday ses s i on. Also o n th e program were: Wachovia Bank represe nt a tiv e Third Fed e r a l Ban k repr ese nta tive, Roy James Insurance, Harle s s Insurance Rev. Dr. F lorence Howell, Foster Lovett, CPA, Oscar O sborn, Rev. Dr. Earl B. Mason, Mayor Iorio, S heriff Gee, Rev. Joe Joh n son, Mac McDowell, Dr. Favorite, Earl Surrett, Rev. Willie Butler o f Atlanta G A Rev. Dr. Maurice L. G ladney a n d th e c l osing s ermo n by Rev. Dr. T. \ V. Jenkins. (Ph otographs by Julia Jackson and Streets and S treet s Photography (Dan a Bright) Pastor Donald Lott and First Lady Tiffnny Lott of True Worship Christian Center. Among the pastor s and m inisters captured with Mayor Pam Iorio at the conference were: E lder Charles Davis, Rev. Abraham B rown, Mayor, Rev. Dr. W James Favorite, Rev. Evan Burrows, Rev. \\lillie Dixon, Rev Caleb Batchelor, Pastor Moses Brown, Pastor Pat Hauser, Rev. Carnell Upshaw, Rev. Cynthia Forde, Rev. Larry Wright, Dr. M. L. Gladney. (Phot o courtesy of Pas tor Moses Brown) was Banks shown with Fir t L'ldy Vanes a Ba nks. Pnstor llowcll, Pns tor of Northcnst U nited Methodis t Church Pa -tor honored wer : left to right, Elde r Charles Davis Re\'. \ niter Turne r Dr. Mozella Mitchell Re, D r C. P. Epp R Abrah a m Brown, Elder \ illie Fowler and Rev. Dr.\\' Jam Fa,orite. Dr. Thomas L. Hadde n nnd First Lndy Angie Hadden of People For hris t Ministries. Rev. Joe Joh n son nnd First Lnrly .Jo yce .Jo hnson of Trinit y C. M. E. C hurch Rev. Eddie Nunn and First Lady Geraldine Nunn of Macedonia l\:1. B. hurc h of Z ph)Thills. Rev. nrnell Upshnw, Pnstor of ovennnt l\1. B. hurch.


"' 0 0 N BIRTHDAY GREETINGS II) N \ :!: > <( c a: u.. 1 DAY OLD MS. COLUE 2MONTHS Go Gemini, It's Your You see her! What else is there to say but happy sweet 16th birthday. Baby, continue to do you and always keep God first. Love,Mom:t. One Of A Kind Birthday Wishes STACY MOORE And Wife, KATRINA Having you to love is reason enough to celebrate. Now that it's your birthday, there's all the more reason. I want to wish you all the happiness you've given me. Happy birthday, Bae! Your .:.c 1 wue. fOMMUIIftT'f 'IMilY fOM,diMI lft.MJ JOIIfVI JOIIJIII!I, mtOWftiD, IIIUtK De M nnecYOUIUWJCtull MOUNT OLIVE AME CHURCH 1747 W.Lasalle Street Tampa, Florida 33607. 813-254-5045/813-251 -3649 Rev. James C. Givins Pastor MIY!S, !007-6P.M. Guest : Carlton Burgess School of Music String Ensemble Mt. Olive's Silent Praise (Sign) Ministry and Youth Choir, Mary E. Ballard Gospel Choir, Jeremy Jackson, Kalan Brinkley, Frontline Ministries Gospel Rap, Rev Eddie Lake, Pasto r of Mt. Zion AME (Hollywood, FL) and others MAY!6, !001-8:10 TG 1:10 P.M. Community Family Conference Stewart Middle School-1125 Spruce Street Registration $20 1 a and older $10 Age s 4 12 Famil y of Four $50 Includes Lunch, Kit and T -shirt MAY!7, !007-11l.M. FAMILY & FRIENDS Witness Hour m N W Hosted by Ola Mae Gonzalez and M e John so n Stewardess Boarda CJ Guest Meaaenger Rev Isaiah Waddy PastorSt. Peters AME Church, Joneaboro GA KENAAndQUONDA 5/27 5/28 Happy birthday l adies. Enjoy MS. SIMPLY BLESSED your weekend MRS. JESSIE STARKS Happy birthday to my :1om, who will celebrate her day, May 30. Thank God for uch a wonderful, loving, caring, devoted and understanding Mom May God continue to keep you in His care. Love you deeply, your 111 son, Reeche'. TIARA Happy 18th birthday. We love you, daddy and rna. I've had my milk and cook ies, m y bread and butter, and I've even had my cake and ate it, too! I've had my faults with life and much devious thin gs done to me. ow there comes a time in a girl's life when she must step up and be the God intended for her to be. He blessed me with five, Mbeautiful children that is, family that lo es me and mine, a gift with my hands, a brand new, 4 bedroom borne and most of all, the gift of life. E eryone does not make it to see 29 years, ha e a brilliant mind, be family oriented ind pendent and still l oo k this good. ow, you tell me, doesn' t God deserve all the prai e? o, I m saying happy birthda to me and thank you Lord for another day ELE ENTARY SCHOOL For KING'S KIDS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY AND LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER Walton Academy for the Performing Arts An "A+-Public Chart r School of Hillsborou g h County Walton Academy Makes A Difference ... lnte nsiv Acad mlc Curriculum Music, 0 nee, n d Or m a S m II C l ss Siz -Stud nt Te ch r R tlo 18: 1 De greed, C rtlfled c h r nd ro ion Is Computer Skills nd 1< chnology Aft r School Enrichment Prog m ............ t< 1 r l f If r c l 1 r 1 f r 1 t f 1 ( r ; 1 f f' OPE N HOUSE Mond<1y June t 1th Gprn 4817 N Florid Av nu Tamp FL 338(!)3 (813) 231 -9272 (813) 231-9271 FAX www. w ltonacad my.org Surnrner Arts Prograrn June 4th -July 27th 7 :30 m 5 :30pm Ages 5 -12 Program tnctud s : Momlng c d mic computer kill music, d nee. d m rts & c fts,.tunch, n ck kly llbr ry vi its & fl ld trips Ernployrn nt Opportunltl


BIRTHDAY GREETINGS THERESA And iOE P. 4i)5 : "' N Nobody wants to see us together. For all of you busters, guess what, I've still got her. Happy birthday, Bab y Specia l late birthday to Kavonna and Lil Gloria. From, Uncle Joe P. THEOUNCIYAH, a.k.a., TUKY 5/28 Birthday wishes are b eing \sent out to this Diamond 'Princess, who will b e turning 6 and c 'elebrating a t Belmont Heights Park with a water bash. B e th e r e or b e squ a r e Love mommie, Ms. KeKe, you r sister and g r andparents, Ms. Cookie and Tyrone. HEAVEN SANAA STEPHENS Happy b irthd ay to Heaven anaa S tephens. who will turn 6 on tomorrow, Mav 26th. She's the daughter of Lance and Nikki ChancyS t ephens We would also like to co n gratulat e our girl on her kindergarten g raduation from King's Kid Christian Academy. Happy birthday, Mommy! liDS CHRISTIIICIEIY Paff A BEKACURRJCUUJM A Cbristbn BasH Curriculum mdudlns; Mathematics Sci ence Reading History Arts and Crafts Small Classes Depftd. Teacben INFANT CARE & PRE-SCHOOL 6:30AM -6: 00PM Before and After School Care One Stop for Parents w i th infants through Sth G rade Lovi n g Cl\il d Care by Trnined Professionals Breakfast & L unch Program We accept School Read i ness & Florida P R I.D E Tnlned Spfd.U.U in: Computen, Dince, Kame, Golf, & Sip Lanp_ ase '-...... "'"-.... FI\.EE V.:P.K tiVHHEil IIlOGilA.M SUMMER SCIENCE & ART PROGRAM Ages 5-12 Only $110.00 for the enthe summer (All educational field trips Included) ;., .. .._ Home of 34th Street Church of GOO 3000 N. 34th Street Tampa, Florida 33605 ..,.,., (813)248-6548 ext. 228 ....... ; Rev. Dr. ]Jlo mas Scott Senior Pastor & Fo under DAKIMAAnd OMAR 'ISSY' The picture explains it all "Happiness." So, get over it and celebrate with us on his day Love always Kima. MARKAYLA BREYANNA WESLEY The sunshine of our life is turning two and what a blessing you have been! Happy birthday Kayla! Love mommy, daddy and the entire family! Wishing My Fiancee' A Special Birthday Happy birt hd ay B a by I love a ncJ just s it tight because Daddv \vlll be horne soo n. Harold, Baby Cake and Kri tic. HAROLD And SHARON ::0 0 s: 1\.) 1\.) 0 0 -..J r-0 :c 0 )> CJ) m z ::j z m r-1 aJ c: r rm ::j z "'0 c: aJ !: t/) RE-BIRTH ACADEMY SUMMER PROGRAM June 4th through August 10th* Monday through Friday 8 a. m. -6 p m. For Students Age 5-11 Re-Birth Academy Summer Program Will Offer Reading Math Arts& Crafts Tennis lessons Field Trips $85 per week Eligible Title 20 Students Are Welcome Lunch & Snacks Pr.ovided If you are interested and have any questions, please contact the office at (813) 239-1321 or (813) 239-1931. I New Early Homing Worship Service I "At The Break of Day" 7:45A.M. Starting January 7. 2007 Sunday School9:30 a.m. Homing Worship 11 Lm. Prayer Service WedneJdey 7 p .m. RlvtRI!ND VI. D SIMS. Puor ChlldrM & Youth Bible Study Wednesdu 7 8:30 p.m. Slllurde Pruw S.W. & Bible Stucb 10 Lm. Youth Bible Institute 1l 4 p.m. Teen Night Fridu before the lnd Sunday 7 11 p.m. Study of the Bible WedneJdey 7 :30 8 :30 p m Praise & Wonhlp Servic e 8:30 9 p m 3708 E. lake Avenue Tampa Fl 33610 18131 6280752 Wbslte: Email : rsimsi'tampab:w .ruom m < m :c < c: m CJ) 0 )> z 0 0


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===== ALL ABOUT YOU! ====== Freedom High Grad KlARA KASHEA BRIDGEMAN Congratulations to Kiara for graduating on 5-21-07 from Freedom High School. We commend you for such a great job and keeping God first. Come celebrate with us at Westchester Manor on Saturday, May 26. Good luck with everything in your future. Love always, mom, Nina; Chris, and Marquis. saeaers WID Be: Pastor Braada Fruester Dr. DaVId Bold B isiiOJ AltlloiV WiDiams The BestlsYetTo Come! 2801 N. Florida Ave Congratulations On Your Graduation 'KIARA KASHEA BRIDGEMAN I personally want to say congratulations on your graduation and your big day. You have finally become a woman and now you have the re spon sibility of a woman Good luck with all of your endeavors and remember that you have a lov ing family that wants to sec you succeed. Love, Chris Frierson. RELIGIOUS Worship The Sender, Not The Messenger Most of today's church goers are concerned about th e return of C hri st. Often times their concern for His return is so great that they become so heavenly conscious, until they are no earthly good John writes few but powerful words in this week 's les son as recorded in Revelation 22:6-21. The angel who is charged with showing John all that he i s seeing and telling him all that he i s hearing reminds and reassures John of the truthfulne ss and reliability of God's word The angel says to John, "These words are trustworthy and (vs. 6). All th at God p eaks is true. AJI that ha s b ee n s pok e n i true. If th e re is nothing e.lse to be aid about God word, one thing i s for certain, it is reliable In the words of today's cliches, "You can take that to the bank." When God speaks you can be assured that what H e says will come to pas s. John's action now becomes questionable and we today make the mistake that he made thousands of years ago John recognized the blessings from all that he has seen and heard. He knows that he has been blessed. John knows that after all that h e has seen and heard, worship is the honorable thing to do. He knows that he has found favor in the sight of God He knows that everything is a part of God's will and plan. We must learn from John and others that as we realize that we are blessed b God and ha ve found favor in his ::IJ 0 eyes, there is a n eed to praise }( and to worship. We must all s:; worship and praise God for all that h e has done and spo -1\) ken to us. 01 John's fault was he began :;5 to worship the messenger and not the sender. John was paying more homage to the angel than to God (vs. 8). This was an honest mistake. I do not think that John was doing it to worship other gods. He was doing it out of response to wha t God had done. The immediate person or figure there was the angel of God. We must learn from John that regardless of what bless ings we receive in our lives, not to get so caught up that we begin to worship the messenger and not the sender. People will come into your life to be an agent of God to bring revelation. God sends preachers, pastors bishops, evangelists g missionaries, and angels to o bless you and speak words into your hearing Although they are sent from God do not lose focus and begin to z worship them. You can esteem them highly (1 to Thessalonians 5:13), but do not worship them. z ... ,., .. ,,,,, .. ....... ,, .... ........ .............................. ... "0 c en c C/) Ret Dr. Thomat Firtt .Lriy 34th Street Church of God Presents Spring .. Revival m v:.3o --. june 1, .2001_,, Guesf Speaker: Pastor Charles Jenkins of The Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church 34TH STREET CHURCH OF. GOD ; JOOON. 34TH STREET : I m 0 m < m ::IJ < .... c m C/) 0 > < z 0 ., ::c 0 f Tampa, FL 33605 :' 813-248 6548 ... C> m 01 I I l\'\\'W.34thstrcctcog.org / ,. 0 0 0 0 0 \ \ 1o. + t t t + f t I I t t I o 0 0 \ ) 1o. ) t t t f f t f 1 t ll I \ 1o t f t f t f t f f f t t I t t t \ \ 0 ..... t. t t I [D


,.... 0 0 N CHURCH DIRECTORY 10 N > < ALt.EN TEMPLE AME CHURCH Fint Missionarr Baptist c11urc Telt,le Crest Church Of Qrist Of Highland Pines -GREATER FRIENDSHIP M. B. CHURCH 4413 35th Sl > < c 0: u.. c 0: u.. c z < c en w :: > 0: w > w c w ::r: U) :J ID :: Q. z :: ID ...=. w z 2101 l<>w St. / REV. \Ill WE J. COOK. PASTOR WorshlpAdlvtles: Early Worship 7:.S A.M. Sunday School 9:30 A.M. Homing Worship 11 A.M. Bible Study 6:.S P.M Tuesdu REV. CLEVELAND LANE, Pastor Prayer HHting & Bible Study Wednesday 7 P H Sunday School 9:30 A. H. Homing Worship 10:55 A. H. Church Van (813) College Hill Church Of God In Christ New FriendshiP M.B.Church 641-4 N. 30ttl St. Elder Ch.tes Dnis, Pastor Sundu School 9:30 A.M. Homing Worship 11 A .M. Y.P.W.W. Worship 6 P.M. Ewnrig Wonhlp 7 P.M. Tues. & Frl Senb 7 P .M. 3117llMe An. 241-4127 "' Rn. H.l. Daniels. Paster Weekly Activities ,....., Clucllldllel .... A.a. ltnllngWersNp lillie Class l"'*''!Wif1NII Wldnlsdq hlllr I11Cing .... ...., lt:UA.a. UIP.a. 5P. ,. 7 :UP.I Mt. Ziotl A.M.E. CI1Ltrcl1 5'J20 Ruhcrt Tunll' Road RiHn il'\\, FL .U5(,') 1 I un u l II"' .1111 \ntl \H. 1 "The Church W1wse Door s Are Always Open" Invite You To Atlend Our Servic es: Wednesday Night Prayer Service And Bihle Study 6:30P.M. Church School Service 9:30A.M. Worship Service 11 A.M. i=z nou. RONALD FOR11JNE TIU! tnrd Oh M y Sor1l And JIU,Y, All Tho/Is Within .. __ o_r _____________ .. __ g 0: 0 u.. Ol I m 'fain Location lOS II ;\I:Mn 'unday S<"honl a. m. W or.;hip II a. m. 7 p m. HunicallC' Gym 7th Annu<' Manna 9 a. 11\. The New Palm River COGIC, Inc. U04 S. S8ttl Street, Tampa, FL 33619 Elder Willie L. Fowler Jr., Pastor "The 0\urdl Where EftftbodY Is Somebody" Eartr HominG Worship I :30A.M Sundu Sdtool------:'1'9:30 A.M. 11:15 A.M. Homing Swvfc.. ................ m"'""""'11:30 A.M. Wednudu BIM &.nd-.---7. P.H. friday YPWW .......... --------.. -7-1 P.M. Friday Pastorilil TeedlinSJ--... .. S-9 P.M. ONcon 08d c. JonMn, ONcon loard CMiml8ll WorshitlJiinJt At Grand Suites Hotel 11310 N. 30th Street Palm Ballrooms I & 2 Ser"ice Times Sunday School -9 A.M. Morning Worship-10:30 A.M.


CHURCH DIRECTORY Abundant (huh Of Qod In (britt 4125 Nassau St. W. Tampa, 33067 (813) 875-9on KAREN BARNES, PASTOR OF OPERATIONS Our Weekly Order Of Service Sunday School 9:30 AM Horning Worship 11:00 AM I nterc.ssory PraYV Monday Friday 6:00 A.M. Bible Institute Wednesday 7!30 P.M Come & He11r God's Word With God's People AI ST. LUKE A.M.E. CHURCH Tampa, FI3360S 2709 N 25th Sl (al171h Aw ) 248-6753 REV. RONALD D. MIZER. Pastor Office Hours H-F lOam -2pm sundava 7:45 a.m. EariY Homing Worship 9 a.m. Breakfast Servea 9:45 a.m. Church School 11 a.m. Homing Worship Wedneadap Corporate PrDW Every 1st & 3rd friday 8:00P.M. "I line come tht tJ.y might h.ve LIFEmore ABUNDANT-lY" St. John 10: 10 12 p.m. Noon Day Prayer Meeting 7 p.m. Prayer And Bible Study Share Box Program Available -,r.. L MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1207 N .Wferson St., Fl. 33602 (813) 229-1390 I Can Do AI Through Chrbt Wtlkh Strensthenath He. Philpplans 4:13 n!!'l!lllftll! St. Mary M. B. Church 39 1 0 W. Laur e l Stre et 8 13-1:!72-6254 PASTOR WALLAC E Z !JOWERS Sunday School 9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Wor s hip 11:00 A M. Wedne s day Night: Prayer Meeting -7:00P.M. Bible Study 8:00 P.M. Thursday Noon Day Prayer Noon to 1:00 P.M. r & E vangelist Eric W Dos s Come Share Jesus With Usl Worship & Study S..nday 8 A Early i'orlhp, 9 45 A B z 0 l3 6


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I personally believe on every level that it's easier to attack an individual than it is to go after a corporation. They'll go after a specific hip-hop artist as opposed to a Paramount or a Columbia Pictures." A journalist pressed that 50, who repeatedly promoted his upcoming album, "Curtis, during the Q&A, hadn't truly answered the question, adding, "Do you feel compelled at all to get 50 Cent And T. I. with the program and not use certain words?" "Music is a mirror and hiphop is a reflection of the environment we grew up in, the harsh realities," 60 Cent said. "If I ask you to paint a picture of the American flag and not use the color red, you'd have a difficult time. So to capture what we're trying to in this art form, I'm sure some conservative Americans can't actually ID with it because of their lifestyle and the way they've been brought up. They haven't been exposed to these realities. I understand it. I'm actually angry at some points when I'm confused or I don't have information. Again, I understand why I'm constantly being attacke d on some l eve l s. It's difficult to find hip-hop that has had any s uccess that hasn't had content on some l eve l that was a littl e racy." Hlp-0 Takas Another Look At Gaye's 'Lifetime' Hip-0 Select will on June 19 unveil an ex panded edition of Marvin Gaye's 1981 album "In Our Lifetime?," his final studio release for Motown. In addition to the original album, the new Lo ve Man" edition includes three outtakes, the nonal,bum "Ego Tripping Out" singl e and an a lternate, pre viou s ly unknown mix featuring a different running order Of mo s t inte rest f o r f a n s will b e seven tracks Gaye intended for a n earlier ver s i on of the album, a partythemed e ffort h e planne d t o call L ove Man." Only "Ego Tripping Out ever saw the light of day from those ses sio ns, with Gayeopting to tackle more personal issu es o n what eventually b eca m e I n Our Lifetime?" Although it i s generally regard e d as one of Gaye's s tronger l a t ep erio d a lbum s, "In Our Lifetime?" topped out at. No. 32 on The Billb r !flrd 2 00 and MARVIN GAVE a l o n e top 2 0 hit on Billboard's R&B charts, "Prai.o;e." It would be f ollowed in 1982 b y "Midnig ht Lo ve," t h e last album Ga.ye r e leased b e for e his s hockin g 1984 murde r Samuel L. Jackson Catches The asplrlt' SAMUEL L. JACKSON Samuel L. Jackson is in talks to play a supervillain in the Frank Miller-directed comic book adaptation rhe Spirit for Lionsgate and Odd Lot Entertainment. The story follows Denny Colt, an ambitious young cop murdered in the line of duty who is reborn as the masked mystery man known as the Spirit. Jackson would play the Spirit's nemesis, the Octopus, a timid lab assistant who r einvents himself as a p sychotic nightmare that kills anyone unfortunate enough to see his face The Octopus' tentacles reach into every aspect of crime in fictitious Central City, a metropolis he plans to wipe out. Prince, Andre 3000 Bolster West's 'Never Forget' Dr. Cornel West's upcom ing album, "Neuer Forget: A Journey of Revelations," touches down at a time when renewed debate over hip-hop lyrics and video imaging is s till swirling post -Don Imus. Due in stores Jurie 19, "Neuer Forget" will be the first release on Hidden Beach's new Hidden Beach Forum label. Tapping into R&B/hip-hop's historical role as a social force, the record ing is the brainchild of Black Men Who Mean Business, an organization established by West, his brother Clifton and songwriter I producer Mike Dailey. Prince, Talib Kweli, OutKast's Andre 3000, KRS-One, Rhymefest, 'he late Gerald Levert and Killer Mike a re just some of the R&Bihip-hop artists feature d on the di sc who musi cally tackle such s ubj ects as the events of Sept. 11, 2001, racial profiling, the Bush administration and the "Nword." "It isn't a commentary on hip-hop And rm not coming in as a hip-hop scholar o r critic," West tells B illboa rd -rhis is an attempt to go back DR. CORNEL WEST PRINCE And ANDRE 3000 to hip-hop's pf,ophetic roots, which are about truth-telling t exposing lies and having fun. It's what I call a danceable education or a singing paideia, the Greek word for deep education. If there is one person whose spirit I try to embody on this CD, it's Curtis Mayfield. His music is about love and freedom and really informs. "This is a very political album that doesn't pull any punches," he continues. "There are critiques of the Bush administration as well as of unaccountable corporate power, unaccountable pol i ce power and homophobia. We're t rying to get young people to wake up and recog nize they're part of a great tradition of struggle, to become organized and fight for freedom and justice."


ENTERTAINMENT Paula Abdul Breaks Nose In Dog Mishap Rapper Eve Pleads Not Guilty In DUI Case LOS ANGELES --Eve has pleaded not guilty to mis de meanor drunke n driving charges stemLOS ANGELES --Talk abou t bad timing. Paula Abdul broke her nose this weekend -just days before the season finale of "American Idol" -when s h e fell while trying to avoid step ping on her Chihuahua. Abdul was recovering from the mishap and planned to appear on Tuesday and Wednesday night's shows, her publicist, David Brokaw, said Monday. ( Two "Idol" contesta'nts remain -Blake Lewis and Jordin Sparks. ) "She's a little sore, but is doing fine," Brokaw said Abdul, 44, told syndicated entertainment TV show Ertra that she tore cartilage in her nose and fractured a toe. I took a nasty fall ... trying not to hurt my dog. I brui sed myself on m y arrn ... m y chest, m y waist all the way down to m y hip All from my littl e chu bb y Tulip," s h e said. The dog wasn't hurt, Brokaw said. Thi wasn't Abdul' first PAUlA ABDUL injury while judging the competition on the hit Fox network She wore a sling in 2004 after surgery on her thumb, which was infected by a flesheating fungu following an unsanitary manicure at a Los Angele s nail alon. ( Sh e testi fied in California a year later, urging tougher safety standards for salon s.) Being a profe sional d a ncer, I m n o stranger to pain, but this time the pain was so exc ru ciating that even my hair touching my thumb. caused me to sc r ea m," Abdul ha aid of the yearlong ordeal ming f rom a L..:::...E_V--E-= traffic accident in Hollywood last month. The rappe r -actress (real name Jihan Jeffers) did not attend the arraignment Tuesday. Her attorney entered the plea on her behalf. Eve was charged with drivi g under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol l evel of 08 or above, and fail ure to provid e proof of insur ance, city pro sec uto rs said. The charges stem from an April 26 arre t in which offi cers stoppe d Eve at 2:40 a.m. after her gold Maserati stru ck a r aised concrete center median on Hollywood B ouleva rd A breath test showed her blood -a lcohol l eve l was above the legal limi t, pro ecutor aid Eve' next court appear-ance 1 cheduled for June 28. FOR INFO: COOK (813) 616-9943 CHINAMAN (813) 333-3134 OR CJ (813) 493-4940 & SHADEZ OF BROWN Pun.:h asc Ticket s lnlil SAL(}:\ 1 2 1 OX .'i(llh St. 586-744-6232 813-952-3332 813-493-4940 Diddy Brushes Off 'Chair Assault' Allegations Sean "Diddy" Combs says a r ecent complaint file d agains t him by choreographer Laurie Ann Gibson i s f ull of "fa ls e" allegations and is nothing more than an attempt to "tak e advantage" of hi s fame. According to the San Francisco Chronicle's SF Gate Web site, Diddy's lawyer is laughing off the official complaint Gibson reportedly filed with the New York Police Department after the mogul allegedly threatened her with a chair on April 25,during filming for his MTV reality how "Making the Band." "This is just another example of a false accusation b y someone trying to take advantage of Sean's success and celebrity status," Diddy's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman told the New York Daily ews. A poke man for the NYPD confirmed a com plaint had been made on May 11, but no criminal activity had been follnd fol l owin an investigation. A previou l y reported Gibson told polic e that he had gotten into a heated a rgumen t with Diddy and guest judge Michael Bivins DIDDY AND lAURIE ANN GIBSON regarding the lackluster performance of this season's contestants, who are competing to become part of an allmale band. Gibson said she was first restrained by Bivins before Diddy picked up a chair and made a menacing move towaTd her. She said she managed to escape from Bivins' grasp beTore finally exiting the Greenwich Village venue. Sources close to Diddy denied he grabbed the chair, and he insists the argument was part of the theatrics of the TV show and that Gibson overreacted, reported the New York Daily News. S ources also told the paper that Diddy fired her dllring the angry exchange-and at one point yelled for the MT\ camera to be shut off. Oprah 'Upset' Over Dad's Planned Book prah Winfr y aid he wa blind ided recently when one of her taffer approached her with new about her fath r 's late t project. She explained to New York Daily M w columnists Rush & Malloy : "One of my assistants aid, "Th Da ily News is calling. Th ay they heard your fath r i writing a book about you.' I aid, 'That' impo si ble I can a ur them it'"l not true.' "But th n m y ister aid, 'I think you hould call your fath r .' 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ONE LIFE TO LIVE: As Jessica 's condit i on deteriorated it was discovered that Antonio has the only liver her body would accept as a donor Nash located Anton i o who had left town, and offered to make a huge sacrifice if Anton io undergoes the oper ation that could save Jessica Marty insisted that she had killed Spencer and ques tioned David without success about why he confessed Coming: A pained Star .forces herself to stay clear of Cole DAYS OF OUR LIVES: John regained consciousness and told EJ that he remem bers what happened at the boathouse. Sami attempted to forge a truce by offering stem cells from her baby to Stefano in return for an end to the vendetta but the DiMeras turnecJ. her down with new threats When Bo and John turned up at the DiMera mansion without a warrant, Tony kicked them out. Coming: Sami's near miss PASSIONS: After walking in on Chad having sex with Vincent, Whitney would not lis ten to any excuses, announcing that their marriage is over Stunned when a DNA test revealed he isn't little Ethan s father, Julian intended to use the results against Theresa in order to become head of Crane and told her to vacate Crane Industr i es. Coming: Luis' time is running out. YOUNG AND RESTLESS : Glor i a convinced Kevin to find her another woman s sam ple in order to avoid being nailed for the tainted face cream After William married Gloria he saw her hand Ethan a check inside a pen and realized he'd seen her do the same thing before, in regards to the DNA test. Kay named J i M in as CEO of Jabot w ith Jill second Coming: Is Gloria's world about to oome unglued? escalates the conflict. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Lulu was an emotional wreck when despite her family's best efforts to keep her away from the courthouse, she heard N ik olas te s timony at the hearing over Laura's guardianship. Luke attempted to do damage control with Lulu and I F YOUR BIRTHDAY IS THIS WEEK ... home renovations and revised living arrangements will bring positive gains in the months to come. After m i d-July, watch for loved ones to outline new family plans, financial goals or property aspirations Money luck I s high and will provide obvious routes to success Large purchases and shared inves1ments will work to your advantage GEMINI (May 21-June 21) Family relat ions begi n a phase of seri ous d i scussion and new plann ing. Areas affected are work schedules, group celebrat i ons and prom ises to fraends or lovers Expect loved ones to ask for greater i nvolvement i n v ital home and financial decis i ons CANCER (June 22-July 22). A close friend or relative may be unusually focused on past events old fraends or romantic regrets Encourage new cho ices and watch for s low i mprovement. Social rela tionsh ips and group activ ities will expand ; remain open to new i deas LEO (July 23-Aug 22). Friends lovers or close relatives may pro pose new living arrangements Home rev i s i ons renovat i ons and shared finances will be a top pr iority Don' t hold back ; joint famtly ven tures new investments and calculated r isk w ill bring pos itive results VIRGO ( Aug 23-Sept. 22). Romantic partners may be quiet, reflective and moody Don t be unQerved. Loved ones will need extra ttme to resolVe past expectations or lingering memor ies. Soc ial awareness. pr ivate romantic promises and shared trust in key relat ions h ips wtll be subtle themes. LIBRA (Sept. 23-0ct. 23). Key offic ials may need extra time to final ize delicate procedures or revise workplace methods A recent phase of scattered job prior i ties w ill end. Expect concrete mstructions and new opportunities for advancement. A trusted fri end may wish to voice strong opinions or challenge your recent dec isi ons SCORPIO (Oct. 24Nov. 22) Business ventures and ftnancial planning will provide uni que rewards Some Scorp ios will be presented with a rare career option Corporate fund ing and fast partnersh i ps are acceoted If possible finalize all paperwork before midJune ; new offi cials will demand fast results SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21). A recently stalled friendsh i p or romance will move rapi dly forward Past memories and broken promis es need to fade Expect loved ones to provide a pass i onate glimpse into their private lives and long-term desires Be recept ive: your response will be closely stud ied. CAPRICORN ( Dec. 22Jan 20). W orkplace revisions may be a sub tie but bothersome theme Expect key officials to announce new assignments or outline personnel change s Rare pro,ect s and team goals altbough controversial will s tr engthen group loyalty stay i nvolved and refuse to avoid paperwork. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21-Feb. 19) Career partnership s and creative workplace agreements will work to your advantage Previously reluc tant colleagues may adopt a surprising attitude of acceptance Team inclusion and social belonging will transform difficult business relation ship s into friendships Stay open. PISCES (Feb. 20.March 20). Repeated family patterns need to be permanently resolved Expect loved ones to communicate a deep need for lasting change Long-term expectations social planning and f i nancial security may all be key Influences Encourage lengthy discus sion; this is the right time to openly state your future goal s and dally needs. ARIES (March 21-Aprll 20) Flirtation or romantic conflict will be ongoing the Many Aries native s will experience a rare social challenge. Unexpected choices, family I n terference and fast proposals are all accented Stay focused and refuse to be emotionally derailed ; this is not the right time to abandon your own goals or values (April 21-May 20) Poorly defined work contrac t s w ill require added attention and diplomacy Expec t unique proposals from authority figure s and an ongoing review of agreements So m e will be asked to expand their business i nfluence. Remain to briginal goals and all will work to your advantage TOP VIDEO RENTALS 1 N i ght at the Museum, 20th Century Fox PG 2 Deja vu, Buena Vista P ictures, PG-13 3 Dreamglrls, Paramount Pictures PG-13 4 The Queen, Mlramax Fllms PG-13 5 Alpha Dog, Universal Pictures, R 6 Smokln Aces Universal Pictures, R 7 The Hltcher, Rogue Pictures, R 8. The Last King of Scot-land, Fox Searchlight Pictures R 9 Little Children New Une Cinema 10 Freedom Writers, Para mount P ictures, PG-13 TOP POP ALBUMS 1. Because of You Ne-Yo, Def Jam 2. Call Me Irresponsible, Michael Buble, 143/ Reprise 3. Snakes & Arrows, Rush, Anthem/ Atlantic 4 The But Damn Thing, Avril Lavigne, RCA S. Americ n Doll Posse, Tori Amos, Epic 6. Cr zy Ex-Girlfriend, Miranda L mbert, Columbia 7 Daughtry, D ughtry, RCA 8. Pure BS, Blake Shelton, Warner Bros. Nashville 9. Now 24, Various artists, EMI/Sony BMG /Universal/ Zomba 10. Some Hearts, Carrie Underwood, Arlsta/Arista Nashville 1. Makes Me Wonder, MaroonS, A&M /Octone 2. Because of You Ne Yo, Def Jam 3. Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappln'), T Pain, f aturing Yung Joe, Konvict/Nappy Boy / Jive 4 Girlfriend, Avril Lavig ne, RCA S. Give It to M Timba-land, featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, Mosley/ Biack ground ,6. I'll Stand By You, Carrie Underwood, Fremantle 7. Don't Matter, Akon, Konvlct/Upfront/SRC S .Giamorous, Fergie, fea -turing Ludacrls, wlll. l.am I A&M 9. I Tried, Bone ThugsN Harmony, featuring Akon, Full Surface 10. The Sweet Escape, Gwen Stef nl, featuring Akon, lnterscope Sentinel's Top 20 Albums 1. Special Occaslon ..... ... ...... ......... ....... .. ...... ... .. Bobby Valentino 2 Strength & Loyalty .... .... .............. .... .... Bone Thugs-N-Harmony 3 Because Of You ... ......... ............ ....... ... ............................. Ne-Yo 4 Luvanmuslq ..... ....... ... ....... ....... ............. ... ....... Musiq Soulchild 5. Dipset ......... DukeDa God Presents Dipset : More Than Music, .... Vol 2 6 The Evolution Of Robin Thicke ............................. RobinThicke 7. Ain't Nothing Like Me ................................................ ... ..... ... ... Joe 8 Konvlcted .................... .. ....................... .... ....................... ... ... Akon 9 The Bes1 Of Me ................. .... .... .... ........... ..... ..... Yolanda Adams 10 Street Love .. .................. .... ...................................... .,. ........ Uoyd 11. B Day ................................................................ ... ........... Beyonce 12.. Back To Black ...................................... ........... Amy Winehouse 13 In My Songs ........................................................... Gerald Levert 14 Buck The World ........................................ .... ........ .. Young Buck 15 ................................................................... .... .. Fantasia 16 Dreamgirls .................................................... ........... Soundtrack 17. Get Money Stay True ................................. ..... ............. Paul Wall 18. FutureSex/LoveSounds ................... .......... Justln Timberlake 19 Timbaland Presents Shock Value. .................. ....... Timbaland 2.0. We're About The Business .................................. Chuck Brown Sentinel's Top 20 Singles 1 Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappln') .... T .Pain Featuring Yung ..... Joe 2.. Lost Without You ..................................... m ............ Robln Thicke 3 Please Don t Go ...................... ....... ....... .............................. ... Tank 4. I m A Alrt ......... Bow Wow OrR. Kelly Featuring T .l. and T-Pain 5 G tIt Shawty ..................................................... .-................. Uoyd 6 Pop, Lock & Drop lt. .......... .................................................... Huey 7. Buddy ................................... ............. .................. Musiq Soulchild 8 Like A Boy ................................... .............. ........................... Clara 9. Party Like A Rock Star ............. ................................ Shop Boyz 10 Because Of You ........................... .................................. ... Ne-Yo 11. Same Gir1 ............................................ R Kelly Duet With Usher 12. Outta My System .............. Bow Wo Featuring Polow Da Don 13. Don t Matt r ................ ................ .... .................................... Akon 14. When I See U ................ ... .............................................. Fantasia 15 Rock Yo Hlp .... .................... Crime Mob Featuring Ul Scrappy 16. Lik Thls ................ ... ................... Kelly Rowland F aturlng Eve 17 Wipe M Down ................. UI Boosle F aturlng Foxx & Webble 18. 2 Step ...... ............ ........... .................. ..................................... Unk 19 t chme ................ ............................................ Muslc Soulchlld 20 Get M Bodi d ............ ...... ............................................ Beyonce Sentinel's Top 1 0 Rap Albums 1 Strength & Loyalty ................................ Bone Thugs-N-Harmony 2. 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Tampa Metropolitan Section Of NCNW, Inc., Hosts Annual Luncheon Erma Griffin, Leola Tillman, C o -Chairpe r son, and Gloria Philmore were among those in attendance at the Annual Dr. Mnry McLeod Bethune LunchL'On More t han 20 0 m embe r s o f the comm u nity w e r e on h a nd for the Annual Dr. Mar y l c Leod B ethune Luncheo n h eld the T a mpa M arri ott Westsh o r e o n i\Iay 5th. The T ampa l etro politan Sect i o n o f t h e N a t iona l C ounci l o f Negr o W o m e n I nc, fNCNW> s pon s o r e d the eve n t The t h e m e f o r t h e evP.nt was u70 Y ears Challe nge a n d Achieuem e11t, Liu 11g L egacy." Denise White, CoAn chor f o r FOX 13 was t h e Mis t r es s o f C e r e m o n y Electa Davis, Firs t V ice Presid e n t and Progr a m Chairper s o n i n t r oducm b c r s i n n tten d a n ce at t h e lunc h e on but mt H h o w n w e r e Amanda Anthony, E s t ella Green, Anna Eccles, Eddye Dawson, Lorene Hart, Molbert Scrivens Ethel Chester, Yvonne Fraizer, Geraldine R ellis, Almn Morris Nore n e Miller, Elois e White Mozelln Walker, Jacqueline Grant, a nd Mildre d Harve y T h e N C NW h o l d s it s m c l in g s on t h e fir s t Saturda y o f euc h m o n t h b e ginning at 10 a m The m e e ti n g s a r e h e l d n t the Lee Davi s Ncighborhofld Service C ente r corne r o f N 2 2nd S t reet and E 26th A v enue Glori n W. Dnvis i 3 t h<' Pub l i c i t y C hnirp c n w n fPhnlo!'l b y Jerry Brunson). Amon g m embers and others attending the Annua l Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Luncheon, recentl y sponsored b y Nationa l Council of Negro \\omen, Inc, were seated: Lucille Morris, Carol)n Wa t son. Jnnit! S h erry L uella Carrington, Doris Scott, Be .rtha Kemp and Rosalie Jones. ShO'\\n s t anding w e re: S e l p h c ni a Hudson, Delori s Singleton, Beavelin Le"is Charlotte Smith, Antonia Barber, C heryl Gibbons and :\)veta :'ttaultsb y NCN\-\1 memhcn; and others at the Annual Dr. M ary McLeod Bethune Luncheon, recently sponsored b y National Council of Negro Women, Inc, were seated: Gloria W. Da\'is, Josephine Townsend, Leola Tillman, Geraldine I. Twine, President. E Jecta Da vis, Lucille Franklin, and Gloria Philmore. Sho\\n s t anding were: Harry Barbara Wiggs, Grace Bowden, Erma Griffin SoJ>hla T cnil, Alma Childs, Sad arria J a m es. Pauline I-Grant, and Tempress Solomon. D ENISE W HIT E FOX t:J C o -Anchor. served a s Mistress of Ceremony HISHOJ>.Ji\MES H HOWEI.I Pn stm ofCnthc(hul of Fuilh President Gerold inc Twine I s shO\m with State Representath e Fronk Peterman, Jr. who was the guest speaker at the. Annual Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Luncheon, sponsored by National Louncll of N egro Women. Inc. Mother nncl tlnu;thter, JoscJlhlnc Townsend, of tlw Eclucntion lleprH'Imcnt llnd Elcctn llr\\ is. t s t \ Ic c Pt "sidcnt nml Chnhpcl'SIItl of Annunl llt. 1\tnry i\h'Lcml Bcthunl' l .unchcon.


c u.. c z c( c U) w ::: ... w > w c w :z: U) :::i ID ::l a.. z i= w _, _, ::l ID ...:. w z i= z w U) g a: g u.. LOCAL -_------Foraner Tampa Resident Has Experience Of Lifetime At Kentucky Derby BY TIFF ANY GREENE Everyone is dressed in their "Sunday's Best." Colorful, big-brimmed hats accented with a flower, classy spring dresses and sear-sucker suits with a bowtie to tip it off. Now imagine seeing a sea of more than 150,000 people who fit that mold filling Churchill Downs. May I introduce to you the 2007 version of the Kentucky Derby. I would like to rewind and share a very condensed version of my weekend experience that changed my life It is my first time ever going and probably will be my most memorable. I learned about how "hip" the Derby was through my good friend, Lt. Karl Davis. He told m e of his aunt who put on a big, star-studded weekend. Always up for a new experience, I made it a point to be there this year. Turns out, it's a great decision! Friday, May 4th, I arrive in Louisvill e and the activity slated for the evening is the VIP Reception held at the Muhammad Ali Museum The guest list includes athletes like Michael Jordan and Vince Young, to busi ness moguls/billionaires Bob Johnson and Donald J 'Miracle Sledge On the way to the Derby are from left: Tiffany Greene, Haley HiD (used to live in Tampa) and .Juanita .Jubity (Tiffany's cl.a.asmate from FAMU). Watkins, to actresses Regina King and Lynn Whitfield -just to name a few. I must admit I feel like a fish out of water with all of these celebrities. They all prove to be very cool people, everybody is willing to chitchat and take pictures I quickly realize they are just like you and me. The VIP Reception is a great networkin g opportunity, to be in the room with such influential people, and even more encouraging, they looked like me, quite awesome to be around. Believe me, the inspiration didn't stop there! My friends and I prepare for D erby Day at Churchill Down s. On the way, we are pulled over, not because we violated any traffic laws, rather the Queen of England was to be arriving any minute. Therefore, the streets are closed for Her HighnPss. We finally get to the D owns, and oh remember those hats, dre sses and suits I r efere nced earlier, they are in full force when I arrive at the track. Now, there are a f ew things I had to learn about Derby eti quette, the attire portion rve already covered. The next thing i s you must have the Allan Houston, fonnerly of the York Knicks, .Juanita .Jubity, Tiffany Greene, Michael Jordan and Haley HilL -popular D e rby drink (in your hands at all times if possible), the Mint Julep. Most importantly, you have to bet on the horses. There are 12 races to test your luck, but the one everyone cares about is the main event that is televised and starts at five o'clock. It's advertised as the "G reatest Two Minutes in Sports After the Derby, I get all dolled up for the Grand Gala event It is indescribable. The decorations are elabo rate. The food is delicious and the entertainment is timeless. Peabo Bryson sings smooth melod ies and Charlie Wilson brings everyone to their feet with an electrifying performance It is commonplace to see former NFL star Eddie George or Star Jones getting down on the dance floor. This weeken d changed my life fprever. The positive, prosperous and professional people are inspiring and encouraging. I t showed me a d ifferent type of lifestyle, one that I aspire to live in Thank you Rohena Miller for allow ing me to experience life the way it should be lived. Tiffany Greene currently resides in Savannah, GA She's a Sports Reporter for WTOC-TV t:) 'l' r\. \... L.J Jimmie Huff Jr. Shoretha/ynn (]r:ay-Bethel Maya Wynn Toni Solo m on Cameron King Shelby Pole Traliyah Taylor Ani yo R eaves Atiyo Anderson Jonae A Johnson Antonio Atkins Azari a Peny lmani Ellis Bte 'Annalt West Sireinique Thornton For the break your c hfld realty please come and )ofn St Mstthew coc "Fun In the Sun" summer camp Swimming Plays Skating ..... ,nd so much more Limited SP>Jces liV.JJisOie so d e.tse c all r o vour c/>1/ltl "l'un in tile Sl111' sp.t n o w St. Matthew CDC "Qualify Care Wlum You Am Not TI1ere 17111 Ulke Ave. Tamp, ,.L.a1110 l8111-121SOSI stmatthewcdc.com Matt hew Missionary C hu


. LOCAL COLUMN By Frankcene Favors-Daniels J e ff e rs o n High School and Dahlia Parker of Brulio Alonso High School. Tampa Scholarships for $1500.00 and $1250.00 were presented to Danielle Weaver-Rogers of Brulio Alonso High School and Jasmine Earls of Thomas Jefferson High School, re s p ec tively Happy BirthdayMay Celebrant Happy birthday to you! Harriet Manning on today May 25; Delouris "Pumpkin" Streeter and Ayanna Pollard on May 26, Betty Harris and Tiffany Nelson on May 27, Karen Keith and Lillian Hobbs on May 28, and Shirley Robbins on May 29 a nd Bill "Pop" Moss, Sr. of Detroit on May 31. Spring Grad Congratulations, Ms. Delsha Stewart, who graduated from Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia, on May 20, 2007. Delsha holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. She is the daughter of Attorneys Delano and Carolyn House-Stewart. Way to go, Delsha! Anniversaries Happy anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kevin (Shalynda) Mathis, who will commemorate their May 27, 2006 nuptials un Sunday. Wishing joy, peace and pro spe ri ty to Andrew Kevin and Shalynda Mathis, as you cele brate 1 year of marriage! Family Conference Mt. Olive African Methodi st Episcopal Church, 1747 West LaSalle Street, will sponsor a Community Family Conference, May 25-27, 2007 May 25, 2007, 6:oo p.m Family Fun Fest @ 1747 W. LaSalle Street. May 26, 2007, Stewart Middle School, 1125 Spruce Street; May 27 2007, Family and Friends Day, u:oo a m ., Mt. Olive A M.E. Church. Rev. Isaiah Waddy; Reverends Eddie and Paula Lake, Presenters. For tickets and/or additional information, please contact Mount Olive Administration Office @ (8 13) 254-5045. Reverend Jame C. Givins, is Pastor Scholarship & Awards Banquet Gamma Eta Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc in conjunction with The Crescent Foundation, In c. will host it s Scholarship & Awards Banquet at 2 :00p. m on May 27, 2007. It will be held at The Rusty Pelicon, 2425 N Rocky Point Drive. For ticket s and/or more information, pl ease conta ct Mr. Jermaine Hankerson, President, @ (813) 335-1914 To learn more, visit their website @ vhibetasjgmatampa.org. Sir Debonair/Sir Lord Beta Sigma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporate d will present the 26th Annual Sir Debonair-Sir Lord : Men of th e 2 1 s t Century Presentation/Reception on Sunday, June 10, 2007, 5:00 p m at the West Tampa Convention Center: Windell Nelson, 2006 Sir Debonair and Trent Rivers, 2006 Sir Lord, will relinquish their crowns For ticket s and/or additional infor mation, please contact Mrs. Betty Kinsey, C hairp erso n Or. F. Michelle Lemons, M.D., i s Cha pter Bas ileu s. .. / .. -.:. A Parade Of Hats Greater Mount C armel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 4209 North 34th Street, presented "Women With Hat' titude" on May 20, 2007. Reverend Pierce Ewing, the Senior Pa stor of B e thel A M.E. Church Lakeland was the guest m esse nger Reverend Harry L. Dawkins introduced him. Sister Bernadette Robinson s ang a so lo The B e thel A M.E. Church, Lakeland and Gr eater Mount Carmel A M .E. Mass Choirs r endered musical selec tions. As th e women of th e chu rch a nd th e ir honored guests s how cased "A Parade Of Hats", th e question on everyone's lips became Girl ... "Where did you get that hat? Mrs. Demetria Merritt-Bell, who provided a history of millinery, a l so won fir s t place in the hat contes t. Mrs. Geraldine McLean won an award for wearing th e hat that was the "mos t unique style from the past". Mrs. Eleanor Dixon was recognized for wearing the "hat with the most beautiful color". Mrs. Minnie Sullivan also won an award for her hat. Program participants included: Reverend Joseph Bunts, Mrs. Judy Owens, Reverend Patricia Mosley, Ms. Jasmine Green, Mr Demetria Merritt-Bell and Reverend Harry L. Dawkins. Mrs. Patricia A. Hall wa Chairperson; Mrs. Tracey Butler was Co-Chairperson; The Reverend Harry L. Dawkin Sr., is Senior Pastor ; Reverend Theodore Andrews is Presiding Elder of the Tampa District of the AME Church ; Dr. Dorothy Jackson Young is Episcopa l Supervisor of Missions and Bi hop McKinley Young is Resident Bishop o f the Eleventh Episcopal Dis trict Scholar hlp Program Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Dcltn Sigma Theta Sorority, I nco rp ora t d pr e s e nt ed its May Week Scholarship Program and Reception on May 6, 2007, at Tampa Electric Company's TECO Hall. The theme was: "Intellige nce i s the Torc h of Wisdom. Scholarships were pre sented to several deserving young.people Mrs. Gw ndoly n Henderson pre s ided over the Scholarship & Book Stipend Award s Pre se ntation Dr. Sandra Wilson Hannah presented the Helen Greene Wilson Scholarship in the amount of $3900.00 t o Breanna Kelly of East Bay High School. School Board Member Doretha Edg -comb and her daughte r, Assi stant Principal Alison Edgecomb pre se nted the George Edgecomb Scholarship in the amount of $2000.00 to Angel Everett of King High School. Willie C. Tlms and Iowana WbitmanTims presented the Sam & Mattie Whitman M emoria l Sc h o larsh ips in the amount of $1250.00 each, to Williams of George S. Middleton High School, Shacana Jones of Thomas Ten Gamma Mu Sigma Scholarships, which honor the memory of the 1947 Charter Members in the amount of $500.00 each, and twelv e Tampa Alumnae Book Stipends for $300.00 eac h were also present ed. Son and Daughter Awards in the amount of $300.00 each were present e d t o Andria P. Fields of Riverview High School, Cecily E. Staples of Brulio Alonso High Rashad J. Brown of Tampa Bay Technical High and Bernard Dexter Lewis, Jr. of How a rd W Blake High Schools Mallory Davis of Florida State University was guest s peakcr. Janelle Richardson of .HADT ft. Changing to s rve you better www. hartlrne .org HARTfnfo Line (813) 254-4278 TDD (813) 626-9158 Howard W Blak e High School sang a solo, and State Poetry Champ Ariel A. Danley of Thomas Jefferson High School original poetry. Other program participants included : Ms. Sandra Cooke, Chairperson, Ms. Brenna Woods, First Vice-President and Dr. Marian Lauria-Davis, President. Recipients of the Gamma Mu Sigma Scholarships and Tampa Alumnae Book Stipends were : Briana Bell and Rosalinda Medina, Blanche Armwood High School; Aglendria Wiggins, Howard W Blake High School; Shannon Curry and Jasmine Oliver, Bloomingdale High School; Nichola Burney and Christina Tyler, Vivian Gaither High School; Kawand.a Foster, Hillsborough High School; Kaleesha Bent, Adria Benton, Jalecia Billingsley, Sharae Hart, Kyra Montaque, Lakeisha Simms and Tracie Williams, Thomas Effective May 21 thru August 31 "T1 ::c 0 J efferson High School; Alexandria Bruce and Nana Yaa Marfo, C. Leon King High School; Cynthia Akagbosu and Kiahhn' L. Jackson, H B N Plant High School; Sharone Dexter, Plant City High School ; Stephanie Green, Walter L. Sickles High School and Brittany Dexter, Tampa Bay Technical High School. Thought For The Week Why do reason, logic and truth seem to play a diminished role in the way America now makes important decisions?" Albert Gore, Jr., former U.S. Vice-President This column welcomes and encourages yapr input. Please submit any news of interest that you would like to appear here. Contact Frankcene FavorsDaniels @ (813) 843-3258 ore mail telljttampabay@aol com Thank you. "T1 r-0 ::c c l> (J) m z z m r-' aJ c: r rm z ., c: CD r-c;; :::z: m c m < m ::c < c: m (J) c )> z c "T1 Jl c


. LOCAL Non-Profit Has Chance To Provide Computers And Employ Local Youth BY ANTI ONE DAVIS .Sentinel Staff Writer summe r and h e lp positive causes throughout the city." 8th Annual Veteran's Memorial Day Program Planned A few minutes online could help employ two local youths for the summer, and provide 50 computers for non-profit organizations in the Tampa area. The Computer Mentors Group (CMG) is in the running for a $5,000 grant from Hamburger Helper All they need is for members of the community t w Q w l: en ::J ID A. z ffi _, _, ID ..,:, w z fi w en a: 9 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Hillsborough County Tax Collector's Office is soliciting proposals from qualified abstract companies or title companies to provide the office with Owner and Encumbrance Reports (O&E reports) that meet the standards as set forth in the applicable Florida Statutes and the Florida Department of Revenue Administrative Code Rules as they pertain to the tax deed application process Detailed specifications and the entire RFP package may be obtained from www.hill or or from Preston Trigg at the Hillsborough County Tax Collector s Office at trigg@hillstax org The completed proposal must be r eceived in the Tax Collector s Office 14th Floor. County Center, 60 I E Kennedy Blvd Tampa, FL, 33602, no later than noon June 15. 2007 Only proposals received on or before that time will be considered The Tax Collector reserves the right to accept or reject any and all offers Doug Belden TAX COLLECTOR BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel Staff Writer On Monday morning, members of the community will gather at the Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery, 4615 E Hanna Avenue, for the 8th Annual Memorial Day Program. The event is slated to begin at 10 a m ., and is designated to pay tribute to fallen s oldiers. The program is being hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Po s t 1339, in conjunction with the American Legion Post 167, and the Buffalo Soldiers, Woods and Wanton Chapter, Inc. The program honors veterans and demonstrates support and prayer for those who are in harm's way to keep the country safe Melvin L. Collins, Commander of Veterans Of Foreign Wars, Post 1339, said he got the idea of pay ing tribute to fallen soldiers in Tampa afl.er attending several ceremonies. "The first program was started in 1998. I had attended several ceremonies, but when I came through the cemetery, there were only 2 flags on graves I got with the owner and we began placing flags on the graves. "My concern is that we are remembered We all can't be at Bay or Arlington Cemetery. There are veterans in private cemeteries all over the country and .I just want us to be accounted for. I feel these veterans should not be overlooked Collins said more than 1,500 veteran!' are buried at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. On Saturday morn"ing, beginning at 7 :30 a.m. Ttt_...,.. twelve WMke of ewnmer dill year what wtn your youth or...., be dotnrt lt"J!\Icr now (('lr \urHmt"r l ht" Y M ( A And th,.y'll t'nfO)' .1t( l<'n p.l

LOCAL Tampa Artist Becoming The New Face Of Celebrity Gossip Although only in its seco nd season The GuestList (formerly PinkTV), a popular music program in New York City that focuses on Hip Hop and urban culture i s already brea king records, as it has mana ge d to cause mor e th a n a million people to in. Th e s h ow s howc ase s independent artists in profanity .free mt J sic ; videos. It i s hosted by T ampa native Devlyn "Buffy" Rachelle, and h e r anonymous co-ho s t Mr. 6oo. She is truly becoming the "go to girl for indu s tr y controversy." "Buffy" kno w n as "Miss Mouth" or "The Diva" and Mr. 6oo are strong, unique arti ts who have their ow n opinion!'!, and an yo n around the m would think they arc debating th e fat e of the free world when th ey argue It i s that mix that goes into each sho''' D eal ing with h e r n ewfo und s u ccess, Buffy said I'm II)'ing to be the Juke City Ambassador and expose our underground music scene to the mainstream industry. If you think they are hating on The South now wait till they get a load of Tampa. That's also why I particularly pluy videos from Florida artis ts, rvc had the whole spectrum on m y show, from Tampa Tony, YoungFella, Dirty Game to The DipSet and I prefe r my Florida boys any day." Buffy is one of a few rare CJ) m z ::::1 z m m c ,..., r::::1 z c m c CJ) :I: m c m < m :c < -1 c m CJ) c )> z c "TT :c c


,..... 0 0 ALL ABOUT YOU! "' Happy Birthday MR. OLIVER MAYO (POP), JR. May26 Loving birthday wishes to our wonderful father who we have love, respect and honor for. You a r e the best father ever We are blessed to have you for our fath e r W e thank you for all th e l ove, happin ess and su pport you hav e given u s all through our lives Celebrating your birthday with you will be a great occasion. "This is your day," O.M., Jr.!" We love you always, your daughters, Virginia (John), c Theresa, grands, great grands, famil y and friends a: LL c z cr c (/) w :::J 1-> a: w > w c w :1: (/) :::::; m :::J Q. z tu ...J ...J :::J m w z w (/) cr c 0 ...J LL GARNELL WILDS JR. Happy birthday to Garnell Wilds, Jr., who will be turning 4-years-old on Saturday, May 26, 2007. Parents Aramis Jackson a nd Carnell Wtlds; gra nd parents, Mr. and Mrs. George and Jacqueline Wild Mr. and Mrs. Ray Starks, Ms. OJa Lott and Mr. and Mr Johnni D. Jackson, II. MONICIAAnd D'ERRIKA MONICIA, MONIQUE, DERRICK And D' RRIKA W Happy birthday to the best mom ever! We love you! To my lover, frie nd a nd th mother of m y c hildr e n h appy birthday, Monique! Monicia and D'errika. Love, Derrick. Grandma's Girl HEAVEN STEPHENS Congratulations Boogey, this is only you r beginning. God bless you mommy, we love you Grandma, Carol Chaney, Auntie Keylon a nd Uncle Maceo, Ill. MARIA REYES Happy birthda Dadd Girl. Lov ,Mom! Birthday Notices And Other Announcements Deadline: 1 Week In Advance Call: 248-1921 For More Info UNA And GINUWINE u l told y'all I was going to bump like this." MARTHA WALKER Look who's 75 years young!!! Happy birthday, Grandma Love, Beani. LINA, KRISTA And KESHIA Engagement Announcement S DRA NEAL ALVAREZ And ANDRE P. WALKER, SR. Mr Elizab th Teagle, would lik to ongratulate and announc the ngag m ent of her daughter Sandra eal Alvarez to Andre P. Walk; r Sr., th on of M J phln N lacliff a nd M Barbara Gay of Tampa, FL. Th cou ld will b united tog ther a on on 1 Th w dding will b h ld at pringbill M B. hu Martin Luth r Kin Blvd Tamp Th coup! will k (813) 477-0108 Fax: (813) 236-7325 up!


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= ALL ABOUT YOU! ==== SOCIAL EVENT ----Congratulations To One Of Tampa's Finest!! Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Painted Atlanta Pink And Green >=' Derric k D eondrae H ere n andez g r a du a t ed fro m Ta m pa C: Bay Tech Hi g h School o n LL. Th u rsday, May 24, 2006. D erric k is the son of ve r y pro u d parents Lito n y a J o nes and E ugen e H ernandez; t h e grandson of p r oud maternal grandparents, Linda Brow n a n d A r chie D anie l s ; a n d paternal grandparents, D orothy H ernandez, Roma Lee Rucker a n d Norma n Shamburger. D erric k was an int egr a l part of the Tampa Bay Tech High School bask e tball t ea m for th e past 4 years, as w ell as a m e m ber of the Tampa Bay Tech Hig h School f oo tball team hi s senior year. H e was also an active m e mber of th e Future Busines s Leaders of America Club at Tampa Bay Tech. Derric k ha s been a n outstanding exa mpl e as a Student Athlete at Tampa B ay Tech. Derri c k plans to attend Hillsbor ough Community College in th e fall of 2007 and in 2 years transfe r to the University of Florida in Gainesville FL, wher e h e plan s 'c to apply his skills as a m e mb e r of the Flori d a Gators basketball team and earn his degree in Business a n d Accounting. It is C Derrick' s dream to one day m have his own accounting firm :: Derrick, we are proud of you t-for the accomplishments that you have made during your high w > w c w (f) :::i m :: a. z t= w ...J ...J :: m ..:. w z t= z w (f) < 0 a: 0 ...J LL. u I c:o w (!) ******** D ERRICK D E O N DRAE H ERNANDEZ sc hool caree r and know that you will exce l in yo ur college yea r s a nd all throughout your life. We know tha t you h ad so m e good da ys and some bad, you've had so me happy and so me sad ... but yo u never complai ned ... and through th e strugg l e yo u made it baby and we're proud! Derrick, co ntinu e t o do your thing! Your destiny is success! Rememb e r that if yo u put God fir s t you shall have th e desires of yo ur heart and through Him all things are possible. Don't ever let anybody tell you what you can't do. Believe in yourself and do it! Also always remember that we believe in you and we love you. Congratulations, Derrick! Your loving and proud family AKA S t e p Team s hown fro m l eft t o right Neosh a W oodson, Alic i a Willia ms, Ricquitta Lomax, Gwen Myers, P resident, Carroll Wood, Martha Sylla, C h airma n LaToya D!>wdell and Moncia Willia m s Conley, Esq During th e days of f-ebruary 21-25, the City of Atlanta, G eorgia, dazzled and shined with a sea o f pink and green. The c it y hosted the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. South Atlantic Regional Conference, where over 3,000 attendees co nv e rged to focus on all things AKA. Tampa's own Gamma The ta Omega Chapter ( GTO) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. participated in the conference and also competed in various competitions with regional AKA Chapters. Needless to say, Gamma Theta Omega Chapter returned to Tampa Ba y as \vinners. Evelyn McFadd e n First Vice President of GTO won a first place award for her scrapbook and D e.idre Jones, Second Vice President of GTO, won a second place award for her scrapbook compe-ti tion. Last, but certainly not the leas t the crown and shining glory came when Gamma Theta Omega's Step Team won first pla ce at the AKA South Atlantic R egio nal tep Show Competition. Gamma Theta Omega Chapter continuing t o E xe mplify Stella r P erfec tion! 5016 E. Busch Blvd. (50th & Busch -Old Kash N' Karry Bldg.) Call:(813) 514-91 OOOr (866) 514-9100 ****


Po,lk County ews Pilgrim Rest Freewill Baptist Church Holds 4th Annual Spring Banquet On Saturday, April 21, '2007 at 6:30 p m Pilgrim Rest Freewill Baptist Church held their 4th Annual Spring Banquet at the Dr. Henry J. Rodmon Life Center, 1052 North Kettles Avenue, Lakeland. The theme was: 78 Y ears And Still S e r ving." Scripture: ... but as for me and m y house, we will se r ve the Lord. Joshua 24:15. The Banquet Programme was as follow s: Mistress o f Ceremonie s -Sis. Tonia Oldham, Musicians -Dea. David Baker and Jr. Dea. Xavier Melton, W e lcom e -Sis. Cheryl Lovett, Invocation -Dr. Frankie Baldwin, Occasion -Sis. Regina Rodmon, the elegant dinner served on fine china, crystal goblets and beautiful silverwa r e consisting of: Roast Pork, Bake d Chicken, tasty Green Beans, Yellow Ric e, Rolls, Salad, T e a and Strawberry Shortcake Introduction Of Speaker -Sis. Katrina Stoudemire, Speaker -Rev. Andre' Stoudemire s pok e on the Preaching a nd T e a ching o f the Hol y W o rd s, Solo -Bro. Henry Rodmon, Jr., A Time T o R e m embe r Mother Hazel Rodmon and Sis. Lena_McKay, a nd R emarks/B e n ediction -Dr. H. J. Rodmon, Pastor. BISHOP H. RODMON And MOTHER HAZEL RODMON Pilgrim Res t members, Min. and Sis. Jeffery (Reginu) DR. FRANKIE BALDWIN Provided The Invocation S IS. SYLVIA MCOOlJOAI ,-SIMPS ON Program Coordlnutor SIS. TONIA OLDHAM Mistress Of Ceremony RV. ANDRE' STOU D EMIRE Speaker from Luke Wales Seated. S i s Katri n a Stoudemire, who introduced her hlL'ibnncl nnd solois t Bro. Henry Rodmon. Jr. J>EA. DAVIO BAKER Musician Pilgrim Res t members enjoying the banquet were Mr. and Mrs. George (Glenda Charlene) Raker, the Assistant Secretary at Pilgrim Rest. The Culinary Staff at Pilgrim Rest: the best in Lakeland according to Gabbin g With Gloria, Christine Harris. E, a Laneair, Mo. Bessie Melton, Mo. Mary Shaw and Mo. Earline Willis. Deloris Montgomery. Sis Johnnie Pcnrl Flpm nnd 'T1 j" 0 :::D IJ) m z -t z m r;tD c: j" j" !!l z c: m j" u; :t m 0 m < m -t c: m IJ) 0 )> z 0 ., :::D 0 G') m c.o I ()


. LOCAL Gabbi c ii I.L News From New Bethel AMEChurch Vacation Bible School in the Christian Education Department of New Bethel AME Church, 2122 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lakeland, where Rev. Pearce Ewing, is Pastor, invites you to Graduate To Great-The Jesus Way, June 11-14, from 6 8 p m for all age groups Please come and get your Jesus Diploma, the Jesus way. Bring y our neighbors with you. Jean Johnson, Staff Member, Christian Ed. Dept. June Celebrants Happy b irthday to the June celebrants, whose natal days are June 1-29 The flowe r i s the Rose and the birthstone i s the Pearl. Sent inel readers celebrating birthdays and anniversaries c( this month are: Alexander Jenkins, Miss Gabrielle C Parrish, Royal Davis, 0 Arthur Ralph Laidler and D. W Jean Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Johnny a:> (Nadine) McFarland, owners W of McKid Learning Acade m y on > Walker Street are celebrating W their wedding anniversary on C June 17, 2007. The Society Inc. bas two cele-0 brants: Sonji Coney and ::i Elizabeth Williams. m :::: Q. z ti ..J ..J :::: m ...:. w z z w 0 cs Hurst Chapel AME Church Rev. Ronnie Clark, Pastor ana members send birthday 1225 N. Lincoln Avenue Lakeland, Fl 33805-4259 (863) 688-2095 Fax. (863) 687 3409 greetings to: Vera Allen, Virginia Bowens, Ulysses Cuyler, Kenneth James, Lila M. Watkins, Betty Bouie, Edward Vincent, Rosa Parnell, Annette. Thomas, Ola Young, Catherine Turner, Edgar Dixon and Debra Smith. Greater St. Paul Chur.m Happy June 1 s t birthday to celebrant, Rev. N. S. Sanders, Pastor, along with Kenneth Zipperer and Elizabeth Moody. New Mt, Zion M. B. Church The con gregation a nd Pastor J L. Hardie extend birthday wis h es to : D ea. Willie Scott, Dea. Willie Terry, V elma McCalpin, Shirley P. A Williams, Shirley M. Williams, Nathaniel Robinson, Doris Henley, Min. David Simpkins and Mr. David Simpkins, lll. A Judge Is A Coming Y es, Reti r ed Justice Charles Z Smith, from the Washington State Supreme Court, O l ympia, Washington, will be the speak e r at the 14th Annual Edward W Murray Scholarship Banquet on June 2, 2007 at 7 p m at the Simpson Park Community Cente r H e was born in Lakeland in 1927 and attended Washington Park High School thr ough the 9th g rade before leaving Lakeland to complete hi high school education elsewhere He a: 0 ..J u. GIBBS& PARNELL, P.A. Attorneys At Law ( 813) 975-4444 1-800-711-5452 PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH holds a B achelor of Science degree from T e mple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1952) and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Washington School of Law, Seattle (1955). He retired J;'iovember 1986 from the United States Marine Corps Reserve with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. The Washington Park I Rochelle High Schools Alumni Association, Inc is the spon s or of this evening of wholesome fellowshi-p that honor s sc holar s hip awardees from the publi c high sch ools in Lakeland. To obtain tickets please call ( 863) 687 8871 680-2099, 6867628, 682-6736, 686 88 8 58 7552, 688 6333 or 688 2100. Offic e r s and m e mber s of the Washington Park I Rochelle High School Alumni Association, Inc. a r e : Freddie C. Austin, Dorothy HarrisRobinson, Dorothy MillerMoore,. Lena Smith-Pickett, B everly Brook -Boatwright, Barbara Strong-Holman, B etty Grays, Eugene Williams, Bernice SmithSmith, Annie Phyal and J. T. McCreary, Sr. Beulah M. B. Church Inc. Hosts Annual Tea The Women of M B Church, Inc of Ft. Meade, will host their Annual Tea on Sunday, May 27, 2007, at 4 p m. at the Ft. Meade Community Center. The theme is: Nations T ea and Talent Ex:t ro uaga nza. Tickets are on sale in advance and at the door For information, please contact Sis. Carolyn William at ( 63) 838-4346 Gloria's Things & Oth rThlng Wasn't feeling well over Lhe weekend. Keep me in your prayers. Love you, too! THOMAS E. PARNELL, Esq Auto. Trurk :\lotortydc or Boat Acddcnts. Slip and Falls. \ursing llonu. \cglrt't or :\led. :\htlt>nu:tkc. ALL SERIOl"S IXJl"RIES. ,... w a.: Our Firm Is Rated "AV" By Martindale-Hubbell, The Highest Rating For ugal Ability And Ethical Standard, Worldwide. Th e hlrinJl of a lawy e r an Important that R hould not he hasecl R olel y up o n a d vertise m e nt B efore ynu decide, a s k to send you FREE written Information 11hout cmr and exp crle n\:e, SHAW-NUF TALK Baby Shower Held On Saturday, May 12, 2007, Stacy Johnson was treated to an afternoon that showered her with lots of love, fun and baby gifts. Tracy Johnson served as hostess for her .sister's baby shower which was held at the Holiday Inn Conference Room in Lake City. Guests in attendance w ere numerous fri ends and family members that included: father-to-be, Elton Fortson; Stacy's mother, Carolyn Johnson; aunts, Karen Johnson and Sandra Worlds; and uncle, James Johnson; Henry Johnson, Evan Samuel, Sharon Williams, Louise Fead, Alma Jean, Jamal and Sheree Williams, Dominic, Mr. Tootie, Tamajanai, Jerrica Hampton, Tamika Braswell, Tonya Taylor, Sharonya Martin, Ella Taylor, Candyce Smith, and Raissa Smith. On the m enu was fried chicken drummettes, finger sandwiches, cheese chunks, deviled eggs, pickle pears, beverages and fruit bowls. Guests participated in baby strower games that included: Baby Things Word Find (Winner-Candyce mith) The Cotton Ball Game (Winner-Sharonda Martin) Don't G t Caught with Your Legs Cro s e d (Winne r -Ella Taylor ) and G uess Mommy' Tununy u ( Winner h re William ) and Luck D rt Bowl (Winn r-Tamika Bra w II). II winn r ived door priz The li -tl bundl of joy' expect d arrival da is J u n 1 200 7 pon arrival, her name will b Erin Ely Fortson. ongratulations Shaw-Nuf Talk extend ONGRATULATION !!!!!!! to all graduates of the Ia s of 2007! Wh th r your graduation wa from kind r garten, fifth grad ighth grade, tw lft.h grad coli ge, or otherwi e, know that you have mad a n accomplish m e n t in your lif< National nc r urvivors Day 2007 Cel bration o rn e c lebrate National anc r Survivor Day 2007 at t h e Lak land R gional anc r ente r on unday, June 3, 2007 from 1 p m 3 p .m. The celebrati o n will includ "The C W ord: A Life M e ets -Art Cancer Story, p r forme d b y Barbara Bates Smith. The C -Word i s a humoro u s and poignant story of Smith's role in the play "Wit," of her own breast cancer and of her close relationship with a patient who died from cancer. There will. also be a Butterfly Garden Dedication and Butterfly Release. To RSVP by May 30th, call (863) 687-1400. Refreshments will be served. The celebration is free and open to the community. Housing Assistance The Lakeland Housing Authority opened its Public Housing waiting list for three ( 3 ) and four ( 4 ) bedroom apartments on Monday, May 1 4, 2007. Walk-in applications will be accepted MondSlY through Friday between the hours of 9 :00 a m. and 4 :00 p.m. The waiting list will close on Thursday, May 31 2007 at 4 p. m Persons who are interested can complete an application at 430 Hartsell Avenue, Lakeland. The Lakeland Housing Authority. offers affordable housing and encou.,rages elder ly, disabled and working families to apply for its spacious apartments. For further information call (863) 687-2911 Ext. 2 1 7. Heart E. Mae Says It is not wi e to be defined by the kind of car that ou drive the ize of your hou c your job itle or the amount of money that you earn. 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. POLK COUNTY NEWS --'TI ::c 0 Frank 'C' Is Polk County's 'Living Radio Legend' FRANK CLARKE, a.k.u .. FRANK' C' Frank Clarke is c o n s idered a li'ling "radio l ege nd" in Polk County. He has bee n with radi o s tation WWAB for 32 years. H e i s one o f 5 African Am e ri ca n s con sid e r e d first with local Black radio in Polk County The native of Quincy attended NYSA Broadcas t School during the late 60s. He received a 120-Hour Broadcast Certificate and passed the FCC. Frank 'C,' as he is known, held scveraJ positions before landing at WW AB. With a passion for news, Frank 'C' says, he would love to see m o r e African American women involve d in the broadca s t indu stry Currently h h os t s a n h our talk prog r a m on aturday m ornings, 11:30 a.m "Cttizen's Point Of View,, with co-h o t Sarah William Smith. Frank C enjoys entertain ing friends and that specia l lady in his life, Ms. Dira Dell Bush. He also loves to listen to blues, jazz and gospel music. When time allows, he also enjoys travel ing, and all kinds of ports. Frank is a member of st. Mark U. M. Church. State lr Feel. W. C. Claims Certlflecl by Michigan State University All Job-Related Injuries Change Physk:lans Collect Back Pay Ho.tlle Work Environment W.C. / Race Discrimination ICK FORD FREE CONSULTATION! (813) 223-1200 (Except For Pure Title V11 C.S.s) 220 E. Madkon S-treet Suite 1207, Tmpa, Fl33602 v;.it us OIHine at:WWW.FORDLAW.ORC. (formr li.S. Army JACC Att. nmory) Th.r Ntln,tof a ..., ""' lntP'"''""' 1S.'""...,it"'" tl'att .. h-,..lttl f'lnt '"' pnn f'-'"f""" '"" 1t.., .. I*" L .. In -..ntf rltln 'nlurmnUun t.ovt ,. .. lin,.. "'I Jeraldine Williams Smith 2504 Ea.'it 12th Annue Tampa, t'L 33605 (lfl3) 248-8060 (813) 2_.14-142142 Fux Areas Or Property Crlinllfar Appeuls 7\r'fJ\ Law Offices B. WRIGHT STATE & FEDERAL COURTS BOND MOTIONS SEAL I EXPUNGE R .. :CORDS ILLE(;AL STOPS I'ELONIES PROBATION VIOLATIONS MISDEMEANORS Board< lrtifh-<1 ( 'riminal Trial \ttonw 300 N. Franklin St., Tampa, FL. 33602 (813) 277-0068 nw: h iri'ltg u( A lrnvy,T nn inlpt'f1nnl t.k d i .'lfl nlll ,,.,,.,,,. d "''"'. r you .. k.-ddr. n1'lk UlJ hl Mrul YlU r,.., wnlh,, mf.-nmtlll'lf) lthnul our l nt,l '1)\rl, lk'. { My "'"'" nt indu .. h : r.-.1 c onvid i'lft', "PI'"'' lkpi. I ( ( 1"mv.l Willie Speed Is Hall Of Fame Inductee }< :5::: 1\.) (.11 1\.) 0 0 -.,J WILLIE SPEED The Florida High School Athletic Association chose to recognize Willie Marion Speed with the prestigious honor of inducting him into the association's Hall of Fame. Speed was selected for his involvement with students in sports and administration. Currently, h e i ver active with the organization of the a sociation' high c hool ports tournaments in Lak e land Th e 17th annual induction cer e m o n y at which the h on-Sp.eOO received a plaque bearing his likeness to commemorate his induction into the Hall of Fame. "" r-oree rec eived recognition was held in Gainesville, March 25th at the Gateway Grand Hotel. Many of Speed's family friends were in attendance to support and share with the inductee as he was shown appreciation for bis contributions. Friends who traveled to Gainesville included: Reverend Alex Harper, Sr., Speed's Pastor; Dr. N. E. and Mrs. Yvonne Roberts, Mildred Hawk, 0 :a James "Pop" Underwood, e Harold Brown, Kenneth -White, Bruce and Ann Wagner, Jerome and Eva Corbett and former Z Buccaneer, Terrence m Anthony. r:-Family members in atten-dance to this memorable revent were: Bessie Melion, Carolyn Speed, Aaron Z Green, Stanley, Wendy and Jaylon Glover, c Leonard, Kimberly and Rylee Speed, Willana c;; Speed and wife, Latba. :::t m U. S. Air Force Promotion Ceremony c m < m :a -< .... c m en Family m mb r from Lak eland who attended th United States Air Force Promotion C r emony on April 2, 2007, at th P entagon, Room 4E516, for Starr Sergeant LaToya Hawkins were: Mr. Sylvester Little ( an unci ), Mrs. Teresa (Tina) Littl Brown, and h e r moth r Ms. Barbara Little. Equally proud of h e r granddaughter i s Mrs. Gertie Littlt> of Lak l a nd, who wns unabl e to attend th cer e mon y S rgeant Hawkins grew up in Lak e land and ente r d th Air For in July, 1997. H e r assignm nts includ d tours to North Dakota, Korea and Colorado. She i s a Suspense 'and Information Admihistrator assign d to Headquarters Air Force, Executive Secretariat at the Pentagon in D C Mnjor Awards and Dccorntion s received by Sgt. HAwkins arc the Air Force c "" :a 6 STAFF SERGEANT LA TOY A HAWKINS Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster and the Air Force Achiev(>ment Medal with two oak leaf clusThe ceremony was as follows: Arrival of Official Party, National Anthem, Remnrks by Colonel Mary L. Purdue, th Direttor, Executive Secretariat Headquarters U S A 'ir Force and who was th Officer during the ceremony. Promotion Order, Oath o f G') Enlistment, R marks by gt. m Hawkins followed by n. r_ecept ion


" 0 0 N POLK COUNTY NEWS New Mt. Zion M. B. Church Presents Choir #1 's Annual Musicale Extravaganza a: u. New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 1321 N. Webster Avenue, Lakeland, (8 63 ) 686-6793, w here Dr. J. S. Hardie is Pastor, and con gregation were hosts to Choir #1 s Annual Musicale Extravaganza, "Music In Church, A Joyo u s Time For All," on Sunday, April 22, 2007 at 4 p m The t heme was, "Shout F or Joy To The Lord, All The Earth, Burst Into Jubilant Song With Musi c." Psalm 98.4 The program was as follows: Call To Worship -Rev. Michael Rue, Processional -Choir # 1, Devotional D eacons In Char g Sc ripture -Psalms 98 V e rse 4 -Rev. George Edward Welcome/Occasion i s S e l e ctions C h oir #1 and The Greater R e fug e Templ e Cho ir Invitation To Di s cip leship -Dr. J. S. Hardie, Remarks -Sis. Laurastine King, Presiden t, Pastoral Remarks I Benediction -Dr. J. S. Hardie. Refr eshments were served in C lass Room #1. Pro g r a m Coordinator s we re: S i s. Laurastine King, Sis. Mamie Smith and is. Almeta Jones. Th e Publicity Comm ittee was Choi r #1. Special thanks to: Si Armentra McMillan, The Refuge Templ e Choir and Pastor, Bishop Gentle Groover, r., Pilgrim Rest Male Chorus and Pastor Bi hop H enry Rodmon and Mi Ani ha Loyd. Edith Gatlin, Mistre s Of c Ceremony -Sis. Armentra a: McMillan, Selections Choir U. # 1 Solo-Miss Anisha Loyd, Selections-P ilgrim Re t Male < Chorus, Wo r ship God In Giving -Dea. Eugene and C Mrs. Marjorie Byron and (J) Dea. Je se and Mrs. Geanie Th a nk s arc also extended to the Mu icians and Director s: Sis. Francine Jone i Susan Davis, Sis. Edith Gatlin, Si Eula Dixon, Bro. Anthony Breach and Bro. Ray Drive r along with the Ushers, Hospitality Committee and Culinary Committee. w :::> .... > a: w > w c w :I: (/) ::i m :::> c. z tu ...J ...J :::> m ...J w z w (/) ( a: 0 ...J u. Moore, Selections -The Greater Refug e T emple Choir, Solo i ilena Gant, i Laura tine King, President and i Betty Lazard, Vice Pr sident. Bankruptcy Guardlan.sfollp Probate lmmlgntlon WiJJs &:til a. IPtJ 44/(, F. Keml Oguntebl Attorney at Law 109 N Atm.nbl Avenue A 33609 The hiring of a lavJYr t. an Important dtc .. lon thai Nlould not be beNd ..,.ly upon ..rv.rtlsm.nls IMfwa you dKic:cM, k us t o Nnd you frM Wltl.n lnlomuotion about our end BRYANT A SCRIV N, SQ. CRIMINAL DEFENSE FAMILY PERSONAL INJURY AU FELONIES DRIVER' S UCENS ISSUES AU MISDEMEANORS All PERSONAL INJURY CASES DUI DfVORCE VOP's DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DRUG CRIMES MODIFICATlONS CAU.I (8U) CM-4188 AVAIUUIU 2Afl I CONSUI.TAnoNI AVAI\.AAUI 3111 VI. Dr. M.L KING BLVD. STE. 100, TAMPA, FL 33607 Servi n g Hillsborough, PaS

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0 ii: u.. 0 z ct 0 en w ::> .... w > w 0 w % UJ ::::; al ::> CL z ..J ..J ::> m ..J w z z w UJ ct 0 ii: 0 ..J u.. Notice of Public Hearing A public hearing will be held by the Land Use Hearing Officer, pursuant to Hillsborough County Land Development Code beginning at 9:00a. m June 15, 2007, at the Board Room, 2nd floor of the County Center, 601 "E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, to hear the following requests Copies of the applications, department reports and legal descriptions are available for public inspection in a master file maintained by the Planning and Growth Management Department and the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners All interested persons wishing to submit testimony or other evidence in this matter must submit same to the Hearing Master at the public hearing before him/her. The decision of the Land Use Hearing Officer will be filed with the Clerk within fifteen (15) working days after the conclusion of the public hearing ANY PERSON WHO MIGHT WISH TO APPEAL ANY DECISION OR RECOMMENDATION MADE BY THE LAND USE HEARING OFFICER OR THE GOVERNING BODY REGARDING ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE FORTHCOMING PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT THEY WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THEY MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE AS IT WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED Additional information concerning these requests may be obtained by calling the Department of Planning and Growth Management at (813) 276 2058 VARIANCE REQUESTS The following petitions will be heard beginolng at 9:00a.m.: Petition VAR 07-0762-EGL Dick J LaRosa Jr., P E Hamilton Engineering & Survey i ng Inc is requesting a Variance to the flag lot and easement requirements in an Urban Service Area for property located at 4309 W. Humphrey St., zoned RSC-8 Petition VAR 07-0953-BR, \MIIiam D. & Tammy L. Law are requesting a Variance to the flag lot and easement requirements for p r operty located at 1218 & 1224 Bloomingdale Ave, zoned ASC-1. Petition VAR 07-0959TNC, Jim Stutzman Is requesting a Variance to the setbadt requiremenu for property located at 8716 Bay Crest Lane, zoned RSC-8 Petition VAR 07-0964-El, Rotando E Alcover is requesting a Variance to min im um lot size for a septic tank for property located at 6010 N 49th St. zoned RSC-9 Petition VAR 07-0966-BR, James A. Swanson Is requesting a Variance to the setbadt requirements for property located at 603 Gay Ann Dr zoned RSC-6 Petition VAR 07-0988-VR, Derreil R. Curry is requesting a Sign Variance for property located at 2505 S .R. 60 East zoned CG. Petition VAR 07-0989-BLD \MIIiam Streit Is requesting Variances for the setbacJ( requirements and the waiVfence height requ i rements for property l ocated at 131 H i ckory Creek Dr zoned ASC-1 Petition VAR 07-0992-CW, Teresa A Zimmerman is requesting a Variance to setbadt and fence r equ i rements for property located at 801 Monaco Dr zoned RSC-8 Petition VAR 07-0993-VR MiChael is requesting Variances to the uti lity and easement requirements for property located at 228 N Dover Rd. zoned AS-1. Petition VAR 07-1048-EGL John Paul Jones is requesting a Variance to the setbadt requ irements for property located at 2519 W. Kno l lwood St. zoned RSC-8 PetitiorrVAR 07 1049-RV John A Pulcini Is requesting a Variance to setbadt requ ireme nts and to allow an accessory dwell in g i n a le gal non-conforming lot for property l ocated at 7310 Riverview Dr ., zoned A$-1 Petition VAR 07-1059-NWH Milqueya P i mentel is requesting a Variance to the setback requirements for property located at 8006 Beaty Grove Dr zoned A$-1 Petition VAR 07-1063TNC, Irwin Cordova & Yaquelin Quintero are requesting a Variance to the setbadt requ ire ments for property located at 6722 Gateway Dr zoned RSC-8 Petition VAR 07-1064-ABP Stan Kroh is requesting a Variance to the buffer and screening requirements for property located at the SW comer of Dickman & Noonan Branch Rd zoned AR & RSC 6 (MH) Petition VAR 07-1066-PR Marcos J & Esther P De La Huerta are re

Notice of Public Hearing -June 15, 2007 (CONTINUED) Petit ion VAR 07-1079 ER, Anna & David Connell are requesting a Variance to the setback requirements for property located at 4 704 Bird Rd., zoned AS 1 Pet i t ion VAR 07-1085-BLD SCR of Tampa Bay, LLC is requesting a Variance for the location of a dumpster for property located at 4310 Bell Shoals Rd., zoned PD MU (ZC 92 382) Petit ion VAR 071095-TH Brenda I. Teron i s request i ng a Vari ance to allow a fourth lot on an ex i st i ng easement for p r operty located at 1241 5 Mcintosh Rd., zoned AS 1 Petit i on VAR 0 71105 -CW, Robert Fos ter i s request i ng Varianc e s to the requ i red m ini m u m lot w i d t h & to allow sept i c tan k( s ) in t h e U r ban Serv i ce Area f o r prope rt y l oca t ed at 1 4 109 L a ke Magdalene B lvd z oned RSC-4 P etiti o n VA R 07-1106-EL Robert Pound is reques t ing a Variance to t he se tback requirements for property located at 5010 N Falkenburg Rd zoned RDC-12 P e titi o n VAR 110-WM, Lexington Homes. Inc is requesting a V aria nce to th e e ase m e n t r e quiremen ts for propert y located at the SE comer o f Cres tview & R uth Morris Rd zoned A S-1. Petition VAR 07-1111-CW, Graeme McMurray is requesting a V ariance to the se tb ack a nd easement requirements for p roperty l oca ted at 15912 Piddlin Pond Place zoned ASC-1 SPECIAL USE REQUEST S Thes e petitions will be heard beginning at 1 : 30 p m.: Petition SU 07-0994-USF (CCj, filed on 4/412007 by Patrick Watson. M D and Knights Haulage Limited Company, represented by Engelhardt H ammer & Assoc. of 3001 N Rocky Point Or E #300, T ampa, FL 33, p h 813282-3855, requesting.Special Use for Child Care. Presently z oned RMC-16, located in all o r parts of Section 7 Township 28 Range 1 _9. or EIS of N 1 4t h St., 650' N/0 Fowler Ave Contains 0 .88 acres. Petition SU 07-1084-SS (LE) filed on 4/1112007 by Bricklemyer. Smolker & Solves, P A of 500 E. Kennedy Blvd #200. Tampa, FL 33602, ph 813-223-3888. requesting e Special Use for Land Excavat i on Presently zoned PO (04 235) located in all or parts of Section 26. 27 Township 32 Range 18 or SE side of U S Hwy 41, Y. mile SW of Lavender Rd. Contains 439.67 acres :t (100 03 Acres LE area) Pet i t i on SU 071102 PR ( AB) filed on 4 / 16/2007 by J H Wi lliams Oil Company, represented by Todd Pressman of 28870 US. Hwy 19 N #300, Clearwater, FL 33761 ph 727 726 -8683. requesti ng an Alcoholic Beverage Perm i t 2-COP Beer and wine for sale and con sumption on and off the licensed premises. Presently zoned CG. located in all or parts of Sect i on 26 Township 29 Range 19 or 2617 S 78th St. Contains 4 .680 sq ft. :t Petition SU 07-1103BR (AB). filed on 4/10/2007 by Tom White. represented by Wilson D Ayalla Ill of 201 N Franklin St. #1625. Tampa, FL 33602. ph 813-221-2800. requesting an Alcoholic Beverage Permit 4 -COPX -Beer, wine and liquor for sale and consumption on the licensed premises only Presently zoned CG located in all or parts of Sec.1ion 26 Township 29 Range 20 or 221 E Brandon Blvd Contains 2 874 84 acres :t Petition SU 07-11 08-CW (AB), filed on 4/17/2007 by Gino' s Restaurant and Wine Shop, represented by Michael D Horner, AICP, of 1 4502 N Dale Mabry Hwy. #200, Tampa, FL 33618, ph 813-962-2395, requesting an A lcoholic Beverage Permit 2 -COP -Beer and wine for sale and consumption on and off the licensed premises P r esentl y zoned CN, located in all or parts of Section 14 Township 28 Range 18, or 10010 N Armenia Ave. Contains 781 sq ft. LEGAL ADVERTISE M E N TS, E M PLOY M E NT. HO M ES FOR SALE /RENT, A PART M E NTS, DUPLEXES, ROO M S FOR RENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNIT I ES, LEASE OPT I O NS, ETC ADVE R T ISE IT IN T H E FLORIDA S E NTIN E L PUBLIC NOTICES mETROPOlllftH PlHUUIUG ORGHUIZHTIOD fOR NOTICE of PUBLIC HEARINGS Tuesday, June 5th at 9:00 a.m. County Center Building, 2"d Floor, 601 E Kennedy Blvd, Downtown Tampa The H i ll s borough County M e tropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), respons ible for a continuing, cooperat ive and comprehensive long-range trans porta tion p lanning process forT ampa, Temple T e rrace, Plant C ity and H ills borough County will hold two consecutive publi c h e arings to: A. Amend the 2025 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) to comply with federal regulations & to add five roadway projects to the cost affordable plan. The follow ing roadways are proposed to be added to the 2025 Widen to 4 lanes from Bloomingdale Ave to F!Shhawk Blvd Bell S hoals Rd ( & rerno'l'3 this portion of Bel Shoals Rd from the Cons1railed Roads list) Columbus D r extension Construct new 4 lane road from Falkenburg Rd to east ol US 301 F lshha wll B lvd Wtden t o 4 1anes from BeD Shoals Rd to Lithia Pinecrest Rd Uthla P inecrest R d Race T radt Rd Widen t o 4 lanes from Bloomingdale to Lithia Ridge/ Adelaide Wtden to 4 lanes from CountJyway/ Nine Eagles to S Mobley B. Adopt the Transportation Improvement Program {TIP) for Fiscal Years 2007/2008-2011/2012. The TIP lists transportation projects to be funded by federal, state and local governments and agencies within the next five years Materials l o be pl'esenled a t the publiC hearings may be viewed onlile at www .hlllsboroughmpo.org or at t h e Planning Commassion Litxary, County Center Buiking, 18t" Floor, at 601 East KeMedy Bivd, thirty days prior t o the adoptJorl o f the LRTP and 7 days prior to of the T I P For more information. please caii8131273-Jn4 xJJO. For special accomroodations to patic:ipate in these heanng.s, please cal8131273-3n4 x351 at leas1 three business days in advanc::e. These public hearings be broadcast frve with dosed captjooing on HTV-22. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES INVITATION TO BID I S M ALL BUS I N ESS ENTERPRI S E SOLICITATION ., r-0 c )> en m z ::! z m r-1 aJ c r rm ::! z "'0 c aJ r-u; :I: m c m < m c m en c )> z REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS H 1llsborough County w i ll receive sealed b1ds and / o r proposal s for the following. unti l the stated date and lime when they will be publ ic ly opened Thi s i s a Small Business 0 Enterprise Solicitation under ;H Execvtive Order 2002-48 for the C i ty of Tampa. For information on becoming certified as a -< Small Business Enterprise firm please call the M inority and Women Business Enterprise Office at 813-274-5522 Sealed Bids from C ity of Tampa Certified Small Business Enterprises for the furnishing o J U N E 22, 2007 2 :00 P. M S0 2830 7 (E M ) DAVIS B ACON CON SU L TING SERVICES PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE BID IS A HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY GOVERNMENTAL PURCHASING COUNCIL BID Some or all of the above bid(s) may have PreBid Conferences. Information on these and other for Bids, alonq with Bid/Proposal results may be accessed via the following: (1) the Internet at www hillsboroughcounty org/ pro c uremenlservices or (2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Services office located at the address listed below. Minori t y and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportunity to participatA in these matters and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race sex, color or nationa l origin Questions regarding the above projects may be directed to Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners, Department of Procurement Services. 601 E Kennedy Blvd 1Oth Fl .. County Center. Tampa F lorida, 33602. (813) 272-5790, during regular business hours PUBLI C ATION D E ADLIN E S : Tuesday Edition Friday @ 3 :00 p m Friday Edition -Tuesday @ 3 :00 p m the following will be received by the Director of Purchasing City of Tampa, in his office until 2 : 30PM ON 6 f7/ 0 7 LAN DSC A PI N G O F COURTNEY CAMPBEL L CAUSEWAY RI G H T O F WAY PRE-BI D M EETI NG T O B E HELD AT 10:3 0 AM ON 5130 1 0 7 then and thereafter to be publicly opened and read. Bid document s are available at the Purchasing Department (Phone No. 8131274 8351) Da ted: 5/25/07 Gregory K. Spearman, CPPO Director of P urchasin g City of Ta m pa, FL 3 0 6 E Jackson S t ree t Tampa, FL 336 0 2


c a::: LL c z c( c (/) w ::l .... w > w c w z (/) :::; m ::l &:L z t= w _, _, ::l m _, w z t= z w (/) .c( c 0 _, LL LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The Hillsborough County Tax Collector s Office is soliciting proposals from qualified abstract companies or title companies to provide the office with Owner and Encumbrance Reports (O&E reports) that meet the standards as set forth in the applicable Florida Statutes and the Florida Department of Revenue Administrative Code Rules as they pertain to the tax deed application process. Detailed specifications and the entire RFP package may be obtained from www. hillstax org or from Preston Trigg at the Hillsborough County Tax Collector s Office at trigg@hillstax org The completed proposal must be rece iv e d in the Tax Collector's Office 141h Floor County Center 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa FL 33602 no later than noon June 1 5 2007 Only proposals received on or before that time will be considered The Tax Collector reserves the right to accept or reject any and all offers Doug Belden TAX COLLECTOR REQUEST FOR LETIER OF INTEREST (RLI) GEO-TECHNICAL, INSPECTION, TESTING AND ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR TAMPA PORT AUTHORITY In accordance with the Florida Consultant's Competit i ve Negotiation Act ( CCNA ) and the T ampa Po rt Authority's po licy and procedures for contracting profess i onal serv i ces the Tampa Port Authority TPA i s soliciting of Interest with qualifications from firms interested i n provi d i ng geo-techni cal env i ronmental, inspection, testing, and engineering services A contemplates engag in g one or more firms under a "continuing contract as defined by the CCNA, Florida Statute 287 055(2)(g) and i n accordance with the TPA s Pol i cy to perform special engineering services in the areas of geo-technical i nspections testing and eng i nee rin g services VVork under the contract(s) will be assigned on as-needed and TPA g ives no assurance that any work will be assigned Work under the agreement(s) wiU be assigned on an as-needed bas i s The Tampa Port Auth ority g iv es no assurance that any work will be ass i gned The Tampa Port Authority may a ls o choose to advert ise and contract separately for consultant services for any Mure l arge or specia l pro jects The Consultant shall engage professionals and technicians who are licensed certified and qual ified to perform the work It i s expected that the Consultant's team will have offices w i th in twenty-five (25) miles of the Tampa Port Authority It may be necessary during the course of any Agreement to use Consultant profess ional s at the Port's office to assist with aspects of the Port s Cap it al Improvement Program Any such use w ill be a t a lower mult i plier which will reflect the lower overhead and personnel cos ts associated with domiciling staff at the Port office The Port Authority encourages the use of registered Small Business En terpri se (SSE) firms to the greatest extent possible on Port Authority projects. The Port Authority has a goal of 9% SSE partic i pation F i rms must cons ider th is when submitting on th i s project as th is w ill be considered by the Port Authority when evaluat i ng the RLI submittals Firms shall submit a completed form SBE 1 which w ill provide the deta i ls of the firm's SSE Outreach Action Plan All firms in terested i n subm i tting an RLI on this project must register with the DemandStar System in order to rece i ve any changes or addenda to this RLI Elect ron i c copies of the RLI may be ob t ained from the Tampa Port Authori ty web site (www.tampaport .com). This copy is made available through t he Demandstar System The deadline for firms submitting on this RLI Is 2 :00p. m .. Wed n es day Ju n e 27 2007 Submi t o n e (1) or i g i nal and seven (7) copies of the completed RLI document. Submittals must be marked : "Sea l e d Response for Geo Technica l Inspection Tes t ing and Engi n eering Consultant Services All response s will be deliv ere d to T h e Ta mpa Port Authority 4th Floor 1101 Channels i de Dr i ve Tampa, FL 33602 Any questions concerni ng thi s p roject s hou ld be d irec t ed t o Donna Casey TPA Procurement Office (813) 905 5044 The Tampa Port Authority intend s to select the mo s t qu a lifi e d a nd experienced firm(s) for the co ntr ac ts( s ) considering all factor s including team qualification ; experience ; capabiliti es ; adequacy of personnel ; p as t performance and record; ability of professional personnel; w illingness to meet time and budge t requirements ; recent current and projected workloads of the firms ; volume of work previously awarded the firms by the Tampa Port Authority with the object of effecting an equi tabl e distr i bution of contrac t s among qualified firms provided such distribution does not v i olate the princ i ple of selecting the most h i ghly qualified firm(s) ; and local presence The Tampa Port Author i ty reserves the right to reject any a nd all submittals and/or not award a contract(s) The TPA Procurement Policy limits the term of all contracts to no more than thr ee (3) years duration It Is anticipated that the continuing contracts resulting from this RLI would have a thr ee (3) year term but with a clause allowing for termination at the con veni ence of the Ta mpa Port Authority NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT (FONSI) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Orlando Airports District Office on. September 1 2006 issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed construction of a North-South Cargo Road, Belly Cargo Building, and Ground Equipment Support Facility at Tampa International Airport, Tampa, Florida Copies of the FONSI are available for review by the public at the following locations : Federal Aviation Administration Orlando Airports District Office 5950 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 400 Orlando, FL 32822-5024 Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Office Tampa International Airport Main Terminal Third Level Tampa FL 33622 (813) 870-8721 And any other location as may be subsequently deemed appropriate and convenient. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENTOFPROCUREMENTSERVICES Hillsborough County will rece i ve sealed b i ds and/or proposals for the following, until the stated date and time when they w i ll be publ i cly opened JUNE 14, 2007 2 : 00 P.M. P-{)273..{)7 (DV) CLASSROOM SUPPLIES Some or all of the above b i d(s ) may have Pre-Bid Conferences. Information on these and other Requests for B ids. along w ith B i d/Proposa l results may be accessed v i a the following : (1) the In ternet at www. h ill sboroug hcounty org / procurementserv ices. or ( 2 ) by com in g to the Department of Procurement Servi ces office located at the address l i sted be low. M i noritt and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportunity to participate i n these matters and will not be subject to discrim ination on the bas i s of race sex color or national orig i n Questions regarding the above projects may be directed to Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners. Department o Procurement Services. 601 E Kennedy B l vd 18th Fl. County Center. Tampa Florida. 33602. (813) 272-5790, duri ng regul3r bus in ess hours I NVITATION TO SEALED BID Tampa Bay Water Tampa Bay Water A Reg i onal W at er Supply Authority (Tampa Bay Water). i s requesting written sealed b i ds from vendors who are able to provide Corrosion Control Monitoring Services. Contract No.: 2007-047 according to Tampa Bay Water's specificattons Written sealed bids must be suppl i ed on forms prov t ded by Tampa Bay Water and btds wtll be received until 3 : 00 p m on Thursday, June 14 2007 at our Clearwater office loca ted at 2575 Enterprise Road Clearwater FL. 33763 at wh tch lime the sealed b i d s will be opened B i d packages may be ob t ained at Tampa Bay Wa ter's office loca ted at 2575 Enterpnse Road Clearwa ter FL 33763 or by con t acting our Records Departmen t at 727 796-2355 or fax request to 727 72 4 8413 and mclude a con t act name company address telephone and fax number A Pre BID Confere nce will be held a t 10 : 30 AM Monday June 4 2007 at TAMPA BAY WATER s Ro!gional Operations Center loca t ed at 8865 Pump Station Road Land o Lakes FL 34639 Attendance at t he Pre BID Con f erence is not mandatory. Bid Securi t y in the amoun t of two and one-half percent (2. 5 % ) of the Proposed Total Con t ract Price must acco mp an y each Proposal in accorda n ce with the Instruct io ns to Bidd ers CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT RATE $8. 00 1 -20 WORDS AND 50 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL WORD OVER 20 THIS PRICE IS EACH TIME YOU PUBLISH YOUR AD PUBLICATION DEADLINES : Tuesday Edition Friday @ 3 : 00 p m Friday Edition-Tuesday@ 3 :00p. m


NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT (FONSI) The Federal Aviation Administ ration (FAA) Orlando Airports District Office on April 5, 2007 issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed Property Acquisition (Northwest Comme rce Park) for future Runway 17-35 Runway Protection Zone at Tampa International Airport, Tampa Florida Copies of the FONSI are available for review by the public at the following locations : Federal Aviation Administration Orlando Airports District Office 5950 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 400 Orlando, FL 32822 5024 Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Office Tampa International Airport Main TerminalThird Level -. Tampa, FL 33622(813) 870-8721 And any other location as may be subsequently deemed appropriate and convenient. INVITATION TO BID Sealed Bids for the furnishing of the following will be rece i ved by the Direct or of Purchasing City of Tampa, in his office until 2 :30PM ON 6/14/07 JANITORIAL SERVICES AT TAMPA POLICE DEPT HEADQUARTERS FACILITY PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 10:00 AM 5/31/07 then and thereafter to be publicly open ed and read Bid do cuments are available at the Purchasing Department (Phone No. 813/274 -8351) Dated : 5/25/07 Gregory K Spearman CPPO Director of Purchasing City of Tampa, FL 306 E Jackson Street Tampa, FL 33602 REQUEST FOR LETTER OF INTEREST (RLI) GENERAL ENGINEERING CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR TAMPA PORT AUTHORITY In accordance with the Florida Consultant's Compet i t ive Negotiat i on Act (CCNA) and the Tampa Port Authority s pol i cy and procedures for contract ing profess ional services the Tampa Port Authority (TPA) is soliciting letters of interest with qual ific ations from firms interested in provid ing general engineering. architectural and p l anning serv ice s on an as-needed bas is for the Tampa Port Autho rity The Tampa Port Authority contemplates engaging one or more firms under a "con t inuing contract as defined by the CCNA Florida Statute 287 055 ( 2)(g) and in accordance with the TPA's Procurement Pol i cy to per1orm general eng i neering architectural and planning services for the Tampa Port Authority The Consuhant team shall have proven experience in facilities design for coastal engineering and seaport infrastructure i ncluding but not limited to deep water marine structures ( p iers and wharves) : dredg ing: roads ; railroads : ut ilit y systems (electrical lighting security systems fire water, potable water storm water sanitary sewer lift stat ions force mains etc ).:cruise terminals : warehouses : office bu i ldings : fencing : and other systems /facilities associated with deepwater seaports The successful Consultant team w ill have professionals for the broad range of disciplines and expertise ( i e arch i tects civ il eng i neer structura l eng in ee r tr affic engineer environmental eng i neer coastal engineer mechan i cal eng i neer electrical eng i neer port planner. artist renderer construction manager surveyor i nspector cert i fied d i ve i nspect or cost estimator etc ) as may be needed for per1orming the serv i ces Work under the agreement(s) will be assigned on an asneeded The Tampa Port Authority gives no assu rance that any work will be ass i gned The Tampa Port Author i ty may also choose to advert ise and contract separately for consultant serv i ces for any future large or sp'.!cial p r o j ects The Consultant shall engage professionals and tecnnicians who are l i censed cert i fied and quahfied to per1orm the work It i s expected that the Consultant's team w i ll have offi ces w i th i n twenty f i ve ( 25 ) m ile s of the Tampa Port Authority II may be necessary dur i ng the co urse of any Agreem ent. to use Con s ultant p r of essio n als at the P ort s office to assist with aspects of the Port s Cap ital Improvem e nt P rogr a m Any such use wfll be at a towe r mult i plier wh ich w i ll reflect the lower overh ead and personnel c o s t s a s sociate d w ith dom ici l ing s taff at the Port office The Port Authority encourages the use of reg i stered Small Bus i ness Enterprise ( SBE) firms to the greatest extent possible on Port Author i ty projects T he Port Author i ty has a goal of 9 % SB E part icipation Firms must consider this when subm i tting on thi s project as thi s will be considered by the Port Authority when evaluat ing the RLI subm i ttals Firms shall submit a completed form SBE 1 whic h w ill prov ide the details of the firm's SBE Outreach Action Plan All firms inter ested in submitting an RLI on this project must with the DemandS t ar System in order to receive any changes or addenda t o this RLI. Elec tron ic copies of the RLI may be obtained from the Tampa Port Author i ty web site (www tampaport.com) This copy is m ade availab le th rough th e Demandstar System The deadl i n e for firms s ubmitting on this RLI is 2 : 00 p m Thursday June 28. 2007 Submi t one (1) original and seven (7) copies of the completed RLI document. Submittals must be marked : "Sealed Response for General Engineering Consultant Services" All r e sponses will be delivered t o The Tampa Port Authority 4th Floor 1101 Channelside Drive. Tampa F L 33602 Any question s conc ern ing this project should be direc ted to DonnCI Cas ey TPA Proc urem ent Offi ce, (813) 905 5044 The Tampa Port Authority intends to selec t the mos t qualified and e xperienc e d firm( s ) for the cont r a cts(s) consi d ering all factor s including t eam qualification ; experience capabili t ies : adequacy o f past performance and 1 ecord ; abilit y o f professional personnel : willingness to meet time and budget requirements ; recent curren t and projected workloads o f the firms : v olume of work previously awarded the firm s by the Tampa Port Authority with the objec t of effec tmg an equitable distribution of contac t s among qualified firms provided suc h distribution does not vio l ate the principle o f selecting the most highly qualified firm(s) : and l ocal presence T h e Tampa Port Authority res e rves the righ t t o reject any and all submittals and/or not award a contrac t(s). T h e TPA Procuremen t Policy limit s the t erm o f all contr a c t s t o no more than thr ee (3) y e ar s duration 1t1s anticipated tha t the cont inuing contrac t s r esu lting from this RLI would have a thr e e (3) year term but with a c lause a llowing for t er m ina tion a t the conv e n ienc e of the Tampa Port Authority HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS N Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals for g the following until the stated date and t i me when they will be publicly opened JUNE 8 2007-2 :00 P .M. T-0249-07 (JM) WATER METERS Some or all of the above bid(s) may have Pre Bid Conferences Information on these and other Requests for Bids along with Bid/Proposal results may be accessed via the following : ( 1) the Internet at www h ills borough<.ounty org /procurementservi ces or (2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Serv i ces office located at the address listed below Minor ity and women owned firms w ill be afforded a full opportun it y to part ici pate in these matters and will not be sub j ect to d i scrim i nat ion on the bas is of race sex color or nat i o n a l origin Questions regarding the above projects may be directed t o Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners. Department of Procurement Serv i ces 601 E Kennedy Blvd .. 1 8t h Fl. County Center Tampa Florid a 33602 ( 8 13) 272 5790 dur ing r eg ul a r 'T1 I bus i ness hours SECTION 00020 -INVITATION TO BID 0 c > en m z z m I I aJ c: I I m z Sealed Bids for furnishing of all l abor and materials and per1ormi ng a ll work necessary and inci denta l to the construct i on of Playcourt lmcroyements at: Adams Middle, 10201 N. Boulevard; Clair Mel Elementary, 1025 S. 78th Street; Greco Middle, 6925 E. Fowler Avenue; Jefferson High, 4401 Cypress Street; Leto High, 4409 W Sligh Avenue; McLane Middle, 306 N Knights Avenue; Pizzo Elementary, 11701 Bull Run (at USF) ; Shaw Elementary 11311 N 15th Street; Town n' Country Elementary 6025 Hanley Road will be received by the School Board of Hillsborough County F l o ri da in the Office of the Supervisor of Purchas in g Third F l oor Schoo l Adm i nistrative Center 901 East Kennedy Boulevard T ampa F lori da aJ until 3 :00PM, Friday, June 22, 2007 (Th e ma i lin g add r ess i s P 0 Box 3408 Tampa Florida 33601) B i ds will not be accepted afte r :I: 3 00 PM of the above date Bids will be opened and read aloud i n m the Purchasing Department, located on the third floor of the 0 School Adm inistrative Center Contractors desiring to b i d th i s project are subject to a n Encouragement Affirmati ve Acti on P l an as i dent i fied w i th i n the b i dd ing documents There will be a mandatory PreB i d Meeting on Tuesday June 12. 2007 at 9 00 A M. at the Ma i ntenance Operat i on s C e nter C onference Room 3838 N 50th Street Tampa FL 33605 phone (813 ) 636 1 1 3 3 Non mandatory s i te meet i ngs may follow m -i c: m en c > z c 'T1 IT IS THE BIDDER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO SEE THAT BIDS ARE DELIVERED TO THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT AS C REFERENCED ABOVE BID SECURITY MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH BID THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS NOTICE TO All BIDDERS : The School Administrati ve Center i s a "security" building, therefore, visitors will be required to obtain a Visitors Pass prior to entering the building. A photo Identification will need to be presented at this time B i d documents plans and specifications may be obtained after Friday May 25, 2007 from the engineer at a cost of (Tw enty five dollars) $25 per set. EMK Consultants of Florida Inc. Engineering Surveying Planning Carlos Solis, P E 7815 N Dal e Mabry Highway Suite 200 Tampa FL 33614 Fax (813) 931-5848 E-mail address carlos@emkfla .com No bidde r may withdraw his bid for a pe ri od of thirty days after date set for bid THESCHOOlBOARDOF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA MARYELL E N ELlA SUPERINTEND E N T OF SCHOOLS


...... 0 0 N It) N :::!! >-<( Cl 0:: LL. c rx: LL. c z < c CJ) w :J ..... w > w c w CJ) ::::i m :J D.. z t= w ...J ...J :J m ...J w z t= z w CJ) < c it: 0 ...J LL. INVITATION TO BID Pursuant to Chapter 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 :30 PM ON 6/5/07 FORD REPLACEMENT PARTS 3 :00PM ON 6/12/07 TOOL TRAILER, SPEC NO 55-07 then and thereafter to be publicly opened and read Bid documents are available at the Purchasing Department (Phone No 8131274-8351) It is hereby made a part of this Invitation for Bid that the submission of any Bid in response to this advertised request shall constitute a Bid made under the same conditions for the same contract price and for the same effective period as this Bid to all public entities in Hillsborough County Dated: 5/25/07 Gregory K. Speannan, CPPO Director of Purchasing City of Tampa, FL 306 E Jackson Street Tampa, FL 33602 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Pursuant to Chapter 69 -111 9 Special Acts Laws of Florida sealed Request for Proposals w ill be received by the D i rector of Purchasing City of Tampa in 2:30 PM ON 6/26/07 BEVERAGE VENDING SERVICES AND ADVERTISING RIGHTS (RE-BID) PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING TO BE HELD AT 10:30 AM ON 6/12/07 then and thereafter to be publicly opened and read. Request for Proposals are available at the Purchas in g Department (Phone No 8131274-8351) Dated : 5/25/07 Gregory K. Speannan, CPPO Director of Purchasing City of Tampa FL 306 E Jackson Street Tampa, FL 33602 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT RATE $8.00 1-20 WORDS AND 50 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL WORD OVER 20-THIS PRICE IS EACH TIME YOU PUBLISH YOUR AD PUBLICATION DF;ADLINES: Tuesday Edition Friday@ 3 :00p. m Friday Edition Tuesday@ 3 :00 p m LEGAL NOTICES MPLOYMENT TAMPA PORT AUTHORITY INVITATION TO BID (ITS) BERTH 213 EXTENSION, TPA CONTRACT NO 07-06207 Notice is hereby given that the Tampa Port Authority (TPA) a n equal opportunity employer, will receive sealed bids up to and until 2 : 00 p m June 28, 2007 at its office at 1101 Channelside Drive 4th Floor, Tampa, Florida 33602 for the project entitled "Bert h 213 Extension, TPA Contract No 07-06207" (Note : The project name is provided for identification purposes only and is not intended to limit the scope of the project.) This is a marine construction project that will extend the Port's deepwater wharf at Berth 213 by approximately 270 feet. The project includes but is not limited to construction of s teel pipe z bulkhead pil in g concrete crane rail construction storm drainage system earthwork (excavation and fill) water main paving electrical conduit, and security fencing The contract performance period is 240 days A Pre-Bid Conference will be held May 31, 2007 at 10 : 00 a m at the Tampa Port Authority 3rd Floor Conference Room Prospective Bidders are encouraged to attend The TPA encourages the use of registered Small Business Enterpr i se (SBE) firms to the greatest extent poss i ble on TPA Projects TPA has a goal of 9 % SBE part ici pation Bidders must consider this when submitting their bids as th i s w ill be considered by the Port Authority when receiving and evaluating bids B i dder shall subm i t a completed form SBE 1 wh ic h will provide the details of the bidder's SBE Outreach Act i on Plan and i f less than the goal : submit Form SBE-1 C which will substant i ate b i dde r's good faith efforts made to provide SSE s to the greatest ex1ent possible Bidder's failure to subm i t a complete Form SBE-1 or document its efforts to meet or exceed the target goal may be cause for determ i ning the b id non -re spons ive of non respons i ble to the B id A current swom statement on Public Entity Crimes pursuant to Section 287 133(3 ) (a) Flor i da Statutes must be on file with the Port Eng i neer or accompany the bid All firms i nterested in submitt i ng a B i d on th i s pro j ect must register with the DemandStar System i n order to rece ive any changes or addenda to this Invitation to B id (ITB) Prospect ive Bidders may obta i n copies of th i s ITB electron i cally from the TPA web site (www tampaport com) This copy i s made available through t he DemandStar System Questions concern ing this ITB should be d ir ected to Donna Casey Tampa Port Author i ty Procurement Office at 813 905-5044 I FREE Rent I Looking 4 Live In Person To Run Home Daycare Must Have 30 Hours Day Care 5 Hour Literacy CPR-first A i de For Children If Interested Call (813) 476-9522 Ask ForTe Sales Agent Needed For Travel Agency, Get Paid Comm ission Only Per Deal Weekly Pay 813273-8140 ... 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