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Celebrating 62 Years In The _Tampan Victim Of rple urder n Jax SEE STORY ON PAGE 22-A p Scrapped For Now SEE PAGE 3-A Doctor Established s On -Of The Best SEE PAGE 9-A Businessman Gets ig TECO Contract SEE PAGE 13-A hoot rAt Arr sted SEE PAGE 23-A EASTTAMPAVOLUNTEERS ARE HONORED Ten volunteers from the East Tampa community were honored just recently during an elegant afternoon just for them. The honorees ranged from a domestic worker on Bayshore, to a nurse at Tampa General Ho spital, to a couple married more than 50 years All of them have one thing in common: they've been an integral part of East Tampa for half a century. Honorees shown here are E rnestine and Johnie Ponder, Maxine Douglas and Nellie Bythewood. See article and more photos on page 14 A. (Photo by Char l es John) --


0 FEATURES 0 N r:O w z ::: .., >= < c a: USF Loses Funding For Upward Bound Program LL For more than 30 years some bay area high school students benefited from the Upward Bound at the University of South Florida. The program director, Bob Davis, was noti fied on May 31st that the pro gram would not be funded for the upcoming year. Davis said the program was not funded this year. However, he is working on several initia tives to keep it operational after the summer. He also stated that he is appealing fhe federal government's decision not to fund the project. During a telephone interview, Dr. Collen Kennedy, Dean of the Education Department at USF said that 129 students had been chosen to participate in the Upward Bound Summer Program. we will deliver a similar high quality summer program for the students previ-9 ously selected. They will have ff: the USF experience for the C summer. z < BOB DAVIS Director of Upward Bound at the University of South Florida. Dr. Bruce .Jones, Associate Dean of Research at USF said, "We will continue to deliver year-round college preparation programs for limited income, first generation, middle school and high school students Dr. Jones further stated that the federal government had received a total of 988 applications for the project and selected 775 for funding. He said the budget for the Upward Bound Project was $322 mil lion, but .has been reduced to $257 million. Some of the programs being offered by the college include: Area Health Education -Health Professions Academy (AHEC); College Reach Out (CROP); ENLACE; Project Lead the Way and STARS (College of Engineering and the National Science Foundation); FACIA (Institute of Black Life); Summer Camps for Girls (College of Marine Science); Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE); and Volunteer USF -Mentoring and Tutoring. Reporter Iri& B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by e-mail at jris@flsentinel.com. c en w ::: ... Largo Officials Issue Apology To Activist, Drop Charges > a: w > w c w :z::: en :::; m ::: a. z tu _, _, :l m I _, w z w rn c c a: 0 _, LL A Tampa Bay activist has been vindicpted after being unfairly treated by Largo police officers. The Largo City Commission has issued a formal apology to Nadine Smith, the Executive Director of Equality Florida. Smith was arrested at the Feb. 27th city commission meeting where Steve (Susan) Stanton was fired for announcing his plans on becoming a woman. The 41year-old says that she was there to speak out against the discrimination Stanton was facing. However, Smith attests that she was harassed and violently arrested by Largo offi-cers. "' don't view this as an unusual situation. It's another NADINE SMITI-1 Executive Dlrec:tor, Equality Florida instance where police officers put their personal bias ahead of their police obligations. I was really arrested for no reason, said Smith. and members of Equality Florida will contin ue to speak out against any type of discrimination, especially One Unique .. One Diverse Law Firnl' .JJH }OYNBR & joRDANHOLMBS 1112 E. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33602 info@jjhlaw.net I www.jjhlaw.net 813.229.9300 The hiring of 11 ., lmpotilltll cleciiiOn ltld llhould 118 beMd upon ..,_.........,... lltlonl you cleci!Se, Mil ueto nd you lrM Willi., lnl-1011 8110<11 aw qwibtlatw ltld liilpepo.-unl dr<;i..;.. md !ibolllld ""' h(, t...d .. Wan:>'"' decide,""" ... .... d)""'""' ...num iaC\1b.111 at..u ""' >

--FEATURES "T1 ::c 0 )> Dumpsite Proposal Scrapped For Novv DAVID McCARY' Director of Solid Waste for the City of Tampa BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel Staff Writer Last week, David McCary, Director of Solid Waste for the City of Tampa appeared before City Council to present a proposal about illegal dumping: The drop off center would have been located on a city-owned parcel of land near N 22nd Street and E. Sligh Avenue. McCary said of the 52 identified illegal dumpsites in the city limits, 36 are located in East Tampa. However, after listening to the concerns of East Tampa residents, McCary has dis carded the p1an and is seeking alternatives to combat the problem of illegal dump ing. "I want the community to know that we heard their concerns and that we are passionate about finding a solution. Our intent was to respond to and adqress illegal dumping. We were seek ing ways to make disposing of unwanted items convenient. We'll continue to look for a different site, maybe in a more industrial area that doesn't affect residential communities. We do need multiple solutions to this problem and everyone needs to get involved to help alleviate this problem," McCary said. During a meeting with McCary, Ms. Kay Andrews, publisher of the Florida Sentinel Bulletin said, "We have a person over solid waste that has made a good decision on what the community wants and who is receptive to the community's needs and desires. "He is open to sugges tions, but most importantly, he needs the community' s help to find a solution. That' s imperative." Some of the solutions McCary is considering include: a possible solution hotline; publicizing the dates of the yearly neighborhood pickups conducted by the city; meeting with various areas; and other solutions. There will be a communi ty meeting on June 18th, at 7 p .m., at the Seminole Heights Garden Center, on Central Avenue to discuss illegal dumping and other challenges of the communi ty McCary is also planning a public meeting in the East Tampa area in the near future. $10 Gets your Honor Roll student's photo in the paper on Friday, .June 29, 2007 Deadline: weanesaay, June 20 3 P.M. r---------------------Child's Name Schuul _______________ Parents (;ranparenlc; ________ Honur Roll, Hil(h Honor Roll, Principal's Honor Roll, Citizenship Hohhies ----------------Church----------Phone# ___ ______________ (Not For Puhlicatlon) Residents Are Happy Dumpsite Is Dumped When the issue of locating a drop off center (dump) along 22nd Street, north of Sligh Avenue was proposed, the surrounding communities of South Seminole Heights, Woodland Terrace and River Grove took a stand. They let the Tampa City Council and Solid Waste Department know they would not support any effort to put a dump near their homes After listening to residents and the City Council, Solid EVANGEUNE BEST Waste Director David gone through, it would have McCary announced that an been neglected even more. alternative would be pur-I'm sure something else can sued be put on that site that is ROBERT SCOTT by." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or emailed at leon@Osen-'c: z m J 1\) 0 0 -..J River Grove Civic Associa more beneficial to the area tion President Robert Scott and the people who live close "T1 tinel.com. r-was elated to hear the news. -=======:::;n.::::;::Lnt=ot;;ffl:;as=of:::;:::=======:..... "That is tremendous. We needed some people to understand. What's not desirable doesn't belong in our neighborhood. We don't want anything that goes against the policy the city has adopted of having a Clean City. We just feel BRYANT A SCRIVIN, ISQ. CRIMINAL DEFENSE FAMILY PERSONAL INAJAY AU FELONIES DRIVER'S L.KlHSE ISSUES AU MISDEMEANORS ILL PRSONIL INJURY WES DUI DIVORCE VOP'1 DOMESTK VIOLENCE DRUG CRIMES MODIFICATIONS CAI.I.a C8U) 4M-4tae A V ......... Mn I COIIIUUA1'10111 A Vaaaa&a I < Jl d h ld Jt11 W. Dr. M.L ICING BLVD. STL 100, TAMPA. R. 33607 puttmg a ump t ere wou S.nring Hillsbotough. Pasco and Hernando en m z m r;GJ c ,.. r-z ., c GJ ,.. u; % m 0 m < m :zJ < -4 c m en 0 z 0 "T1 ::c 6


" 0 0 N EDITORIALS I COLUMNS ---oO w z ;:::) ""'l >= < c a: u. FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN 202) 2111 Avenue. Tampa Flonda 33805 (813) 248HI21 EYOry Tuesdly ond Fndoy By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co. Mernbet' ol Nallonal Newapapet Publaahers Auoclabon (NNPA} and Arn,ajgamated PubiLShera, Inc., New Yorir.. Cl 1990 CP Trneetntemabonal POSTMAS1'1:R: Send Addreu Change To Florldl SenUnol Bullolln, P.O. Box 3313 Tampa. FL 3H01 PonodiCII Posllge Pold FL W.W.A-117'-1131 (1111) C. Blylho Ancl-1 1101-1m(1MS) Fo-c.lll. YTHE ANOREWS, JR. CHAIIIIAN S. KAY ANDREWS. PUll USHER C. Ill. YTHE ANDREWS II, PRESIDENT !CONTROlLER GWEN HAYES. EDITOR liE TTY DAWKIHS, ADYI!RTlSINQ DIRECTOR K!ITH GEORG!, CIRCULA TlOH DIRI!CTOR SubecrlpllonsS44.QO.Pw v-Bo4h Ecllionl: S87.QO.Per y_, One Edition. Cpnano __ on __ .,.__l!reau-ora..rw-. .... --.. Tho---....... No Slowdown In Housing Development Haral many Tampa Bay area realtors mourn .FJ' the lagging home sales locally and nationwide, there appears to be no slowdown in major townhomes, condominium and apartment construction projects in the South. and North Hyde Park area. In fact, these projects are planned for c practically all remaining land in the area. What a: these developments mean for residents of the West u. Tampa, North Hyde Park and Riverside areas remains, however, to be seen. < Projects planned for Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, the Ferman property on West Kennedy Boulevard and the' Morin Project Phase II planned w for the Rome Avenue and Gray Street area has residents talking about the continued encroachment on > homeowners in the area. While the immediate area ffi is littered with warehouses, a few churches and Gj even fewer homes, fast food restaurants and busiC nesses and homeowners to the immediate west of the projeets believe.not enough attention has been en given to their concerns. ::::i Between the three projeets, more than 2,000 units m ;:::) of housing will be built in the area, along with a Q. hotel and retail shops. This means that more than 3,000 cars will be travelin& throUJh the ti area. Complaints have been lodged that during ... ..J heavy rainfall, Howard Avenue, Armenia Avenue, i Rome Avenue and Kennedy Boulevard are under a3 feet of water. In addition, the absence of traffic lights at Rome and Cass Street, Rome and Cypress Street and Rome and Kennedy spell accidents and w deaths. Residents also complained that on-street en parkin& for the project will make traffic nearly impossible. Whatever their concerns, we urge the homeown-0 ers in the area to exercise their civic rights, and ... u. make their voices heard loud and clearly by City Council members who must approve the projeets. me By LEON CREWS What Do You Want Your Child To Grow Up To Be? e perception these sons they have to be a part of is most parents that 1% to accomplish that want their sons to feat. become professional ath-Other parents want their C( letes, sign a big contract, children to attend college, then take care of them for graduate with a degree, and w the rest of their lives. They go on to a successful career. don't bother to tell their All of those aspirations are Black American His,ory By RUDOLPH HARR I S As Our Leaders Pass Away I :f"'lhe name Yahweh'<1. Ben-Yahweh barely made the national news scene when he died a few weeks ago. This has to be most disturbing because he challenged the Black Christian community, and the nation as a whole with his "Best Kept Secret" projections. Over the years, and more pointedly having served a prison term, the movement,s followers just seemed to have disappeared. But Yahweh-Ben-Yahweh deserves more. Here, this man took the Holy Bible, yes, the King James Version, and broke down the Scriptures identifyjng God (Yahweh) as Black, as Black, King David as Black, Solomon as Black, Jeremiah and all the prophets as Black people, and the Bible as containing the true history of Black peo ple. Do we just walk away from this as if this man never walked this Earth? Where are the followers of Ben Yahweh? Is this the big void we have suffered in Black leadership since the end of the Civil War? The end of slavery? My Point Of View Ill MS. IRIS HOLTON Not Without A Fight Recently, the Tampa community learned that the Upward Bound Program, housed at the University of South Florida is to be no more. The federal government announced on May 31st, that the program wouldn't be funded. Upward Bound has served as a guiding light for under privileged and underserved youth in this community for nearly 40 years. As a direct result of this program, many who may never have attend ed college were able to do so. So the question remains, How can we let this program die without a fight?" Historically, this program has probably helped more youngsters in this communi ty than anyone will ever realize--until it's gone! great, even though some snay be selfish. There is still another seg-ment of parents who think their children arc supposed to take care of them. They don't care what their children become, as long as they can provide a source of income for them so they don't have to work. I want to see all parents encourage their children to reach loftier goals than they have. As an adult, you've made your choices, and now it Is time for your children to Without e\'er knowing it, chances are you walk among the alumni of that program everyday. They are many among the workplace -they are attorneys, commu nity activists, teachers, busi ness owners, entrepreneurs, etc. If ever there was a time for the community to come together to save this program, now is that time. We can't sit idly by because it doesn't concern us, because we don't have any children enrolled in the program, because ... We currently live in an aca demic world, strongly routed in technology. And whether we like it or not, this is the world that our children and grandchildren will have to live in This program promotes make their choices as far as their future is concerned. It is our job to guide them. Most children want to become professionals or emulate what they've seen around them. Some like the job police officers do and want to do that. Others may be excited when they see firefighters on the back of a truck. Whatever our children aspire to be, we need to encourage them, and then get out of the way. We don't need to depend on them to academic excellence, hands on computer interaction, and it exposes youngsters to various events of cultural and historical significance. Students who attended sev eral years ago have gone on to become parents. Many of their children have been or are currently enrolled in the program. The students are also exposed to students from high schools in surrounding counties. That's right! Children from other counties come to Hillsborough County just to participate in this program. That speaks volumes. A favorite adage of our elders is that we should pick the battl.es we choose to fight. I think saving Upward Bound is a battle worth fighting. provide for us when we can provide for ourselves Always expect more for your children than you have. Dream of seeing them being able to take care of them-selves and live comfortable lives. Always want them to have a family of their own and provide them with the things you "COuldn't. Allow your children to be exposed to the positive things in life that will encourage them to grow and develop into successful peo-pie and make a difference.


The Sole-Man Speaks Once Upon A Tampa: A Horror Storyl h e rest is history. In fo llowing decades, experts came from around the world to inspect the streets of Tampa. One by one, they wagged their heads, in both shock and resolve ... convinced by what their eyes had seen, that what took place in this once beautiful community would never happen in the cities and towns where they came from! But I'm getting ahead of myself. Let me begin by saying, "Once upon a time, there was a city in the South known world wide as the proud metropolis of Tan1pa. Historians said Tampa was an Indian name that meant "Smelly Waters," "Here it is," or something like that. But most people who live in Tampa simply and lovingly called it "HOME!" But that was before the nightmare began! No one is quite sure when H began. Some say it started when Black homeowners began moving in, and buying up what once were Jewish and Italian ancestral homes ... cottages with pictureperfect lawns that once were the sites of former cigar workers, stor e owners and other small business owners, one or two generations away from the so-called "Old Country. Certain people say that's when the neighborhoods in Tampa began to change. Then there are others who say differently. They say the beginning of the end of neighborhoods in Tampa was the silent onslaught of small business es moving into what used to be the fringes of residential areas. Gas stations and Quick-Pic's sprang up like toadstools. Fast food franchises planed themselves on almost every corner. Small businesses of every kind rolled in. like pioneers and sod-busters during the Pioneer West! And that's what caused the catastrophe! But others say no! That didn't do it. They 'who say they have proof, point to an epidemic that began as a cold ... a sneeze that went unheard until the snuffles had turned into pneumonia! It began whenchiJdren and &randchDdren of people who once owned homes here in Tampa decided they did not want to maintain their parents' lega cy So, they sold their people's property cheap and quick! At first, it was simply business as usual. For surely, legitimate heirs of property had every right in the world to relinquish unwanted property .. especially for sorely needed cash. So, fami ly heirlooms were sold. But along with the sale of property went the sale of tradi tional wholesale! In communities of singleunit homes, condominiums were constructed. At first, two or three sprouted harmlessly. Each may have been no more than two-stories high. Even though they looked like fancy boxes, yet most of these so-called "con dos" posed no major threat to the quality of life for residents who had lived in communities all o f th ei r l ives But things were about to change! Once family-owned properties continued to change hands. But slowly and steadily one and two s tory condominiums were replaced with three and four stor y condominiums. Traditionally small streets became clogged as condoowners began parking on either side of the streets. And slowly what had once been leisurely and tree-shaded became congested and forbidding The best lawyers money could buy guaranteed condobuilders they would be harassed by single-unit homeowners. Property taxes rose like crab-grass and property insurance became impossible for all but the most affluent to pay. And one-by-one, what had once been beautiful and spacious neighborhoods became "Bronx-Tampa! All the things fbat made Tampa what it had always been began to disappear until Traditional Tampa was no more. And then, when all was lost, the realtors and builders moved to another town to begin the process of destruction all over again! And that is the end of this bedtime story. Sleep well, Tampa! COLUMNS Another evv. By RANDOLPH KINSEY I How Serious Of A Threat Is Terrorism? 1 word today is ter : ro rism. Not too long ago, the word was seldom mentioned Today it has become an every day word Terrorism didn't mean any thing to most American citizens. Wars and bombings were things that took place in other countries, not in the United States. September nth in New York woke a lot of people up, and introduced the fear of terror ism to many Americans We were introduced to the pat downs, the scans, the security checks and a number of other security precautions. The question emerging from this thinking is: How serious is the threat of terrorism? Most Americans don't know Most Americans don't care. Most Americans believe that our government will defuse any terrorist actions and we don't have anything to wo. rry about. As serious as the 'government tries to make citizens concerned about terrorism, most of us aren't. You can count on two hands the Americans citizens in the Untied States who go to bed at night worrying about being terrorized by terrorists during the night. in Iraq, terrorism and terrorists would not occupy the headlines like those words do today. I would like to say to Americans that terrorisms and terrorist are for real. Take it seriously. In all truth, I can't honestly do that. The reason is because I am not sure how real the threat of terrorism is. I guess this country bas been safe for so long, until I can't see any real damage being done to America. I, along with others, feel that 9-11 was just one of those unfortunate horrors that will never happen again. I hope that I am right. How serious is As time passed and we got further and further away from 9 -11, our fears eased and we began to feel safe and we lost our fear of terrorism. The Iraq war and the uncovering of more and more terrorist plots against this country has start ed us to thinking. I would venture to say that the Iraq War is important to most Americans because so many soldiers are being maimed and killed, and because it is so expensive to continue. the threat of a terrorist act in If the war was not going on this country? It is much more serious than most Americans think it is. Should there be another 9-11, most Americans will be as shocked as they were the first time. LETTER TO THE EDITOR ======== Columnist's Fonner Student Responds 0 ::a c ,. 0 m z z m r;-m c r r-m -4 z ., c On Friday May 25, 2007, the Florida Sentinel Bulletin published a n article by Mr. m Rudolph Harris based on inaccurate information and faulty logic. The article ii implied that African American Attorneys have failed to step forward and represent % victims of pollee brutality since 1967 and somehow the reappointment of aaAfrican m American to the position of assistant to the mayor would solve this problem. Since C Mr. Harris was my history teacher at Jefferson Hl&h School and taUJht me to think for myself, he will appreciate the different perspective I have on this issue. m Hillsborough County is blessed with an extremely strong and diverse body of African American attorneys, as evidenced by the advertisements in the Florida -t Sentinel and those listed on the Georse Edgecomb Bar Association ("GEBA ") mem-bership website at CWWW.GEBAONUNE.COMl. 0 GEBA, which Ia a predominantly African American voluntary bar association pro-C vides support to the NAACP, numerous community boards and oraanizatlons, maintains the Sligh Middle School Mentor Program, has awarded in excess of ,. $too,ooo dollars in scholarship money to under privileged Hillsborough County students, mentors and support African-American law students at Stetson College of "n Law, all while providlna exceptional legal services to the public pro bono and c Additionally, attorneys in general donate and contributed more money, time, and professional resources to the public than most other professions combined. This does not include all the free legal advice dolled out to friends and family at church and famUy gatherings. Lawyers do not clients, clients choose lawyers. For African American lawyers to effectively cha11enge the institutions that hinder opportunity or impinge on individual Ubertia and freedoms, such as police brutality, the community must patronize these businessea when they have payina work -not just show up when all else has failed and now they are looking for a free miracle. As in the Jennifer Porter fall out, after the plaintiff was represented by none African American attorneys in the civil causes of action and the money split, it was implied there were no African American attorneys wlDlna to assist her in the sentencing portion of the case. While African American attorneys are thrlvlna, ultimately their success and viability hinges on support from the community. A aood article for Mr. Harris to write would be, "How Can the Community Increase Its Support of African American Lawyers." ATI'ORNEY CUNTON PARIS


c u. c z c( c tn w ::;) > a: w > w c w :I: tn :; ID ::;) a. z ..J ..J ::;) ID ...:. w z w tn c( c 0 ..J u. LOCAL Water Bills May Double Over 5-Year Period Residents receiving water from the City of Tampa currently pay $11.55 a month for about 7,500 gallons of water. In fact, there hasn't been an increase in over a decade, making those rates the lowest in the bay area. However, Mayor Pam Iorio will appear before mem bers of City Council to request a rate increase. If granted, the cost of water for residents of the City of Tampa will double over the next five years. Mayor Iorio said three issues have made it necessary to request the rate increase. "The water department is an independent unit of the city. But there are issues that have been put off for a long time that we cannot continue to sweep under the rug. There was no increase during the past administration." She further stated that even with the proposed increase over the next five years, Tampa's rate would still be the lowest in the region. "There are so many things that are going on, we need to have a 5-year plan so that our customers will know what to expect. The increases will be incremental." Among the critical issues Mayor Iorio outlined was the need to replace out-dated and leaking pipes. She also stated that the city is reaching the end of negotiations with Swift Mud and the cost of MAYOR PAM IORIO putting more water over the dam has increased. She also she wants to address the issue of using Referral Services/Get Treated /.; { :Auto Mqtor:,(ycles ;.(",;. r ., Toll FREE 1-866-352-4200 Mix Marketin reclaimed water to replace using potable water by both businesses and residents. "Since the program started only 2,500 customers have signed up, but there are many more who could use that water. There are currently 50 million gallons of reclaimed water a day that could be used." Mayor Iorio stated the rates are so low because most of the city's water comes from the Hillsborough River. If the request is approved by City Council, it will go into effect on October 1st. Reporter Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by e-mail at jris@flsentinel.com. USF HIV Coalition Seeks Community Involvement Members of the University of South Florida, Connect to Protect Tampa Bay Coalition are seeking community involvement to help strengthen and support the work that organizations and groups are already doing to reduce the rate of HIV infection in our communities. Connect to Protect(r) (C2P) is an innovative and exciting approach to battling the growing rates of HIV among our nation's youth. The program is located at the University of South in the Department of Pediatrics. It links researchers with community agencies and other community groups. According to the Florida Departnient of Health, Pinellas and Hillsborough County are among the seven Florida counties that have reported the most cases of HIV and AIDS diagnosis among their adolescent populations. 75% of all 13-19 year old Floridians diagnosed as HIV positive between 1998 and 2000 were women. 58% of all 20-24 year old Floridians diagnosed as HIV positive between, 1998 and 2000 were women. While only 13% of Florida's population is Black, 79% of all 13-24 year old adolescent women and 54% of all 13-24 year old adolescent men in Florida whom were diagnosed with HIV / AIDS between 1998 and 2000 were Black. Connect to Protect(r) Tampa Bay is currently implementing the CDC's (Center for Disease & Control) Community PROMISE program. The project has been named L.I.P.S.S. (Ladies In charge Powerful Secure and Safe). For additional information contact Michael Brown (813) 259-8617 or mbrowu6bealth ,usf.edu with any questions. The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department and the University of South Florida's Health Sports Medicine and Athletic Related Trauma Institute (SMART) will host PREPARE, a sports safety course, on June 20 from 5:30 p. m. -10 p. m. at the Ragan Park Community Center 1200 E. Lake Avenue. PREPARE is a National Center for Sports Safety (NCSS) train ing course open to all volunteers, paid staff and others who coach youth in any sport, at any level. The course is free; however, registration is required. To register, contact the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department at 813-274-8023. PREPARE is a sports safety course aimed at educating coaches on how to prevent common injuries; how to recognize symptoms of potentially dangerous conditions; and how to respond in emer gency situations. Participants will gain valuable informatiqn that is relevant on and off the playing"field, covering seven modules: emergency planning, heat and cold illnesses, emergency recogni tion, warm-up and cool down, medical conditions, principles of first aid, and head, neck and facial iiljuries. USF Health's SMART faculty will teach PREPARE. Upon com pletion, participants will receive a sports safety patch and a cer tificate of completion, and will be added to the NCSS National Coaches Registry. For more information about our services, contact the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department at 813-274-8615. Jeraldine Williams Smith Attorney-At-Law 2504 Ea.'it 12th Avenue Tampa, Fl. 33605 (813) 248-8060 Phone. (813) 248-8282 Fax Areas Of Practice: Probate Property Criminal Appeals 1lw hlfhlji 0{ 0 lo)or I OR hp;;tlilll .... 'io""' ............... l w ... ... Rot..-. .t..'ldf. o.ol< .. .,,... tU .. ,. liit-oiiM ""wi


::0 c LOCAL City Receives $400,000 Grant For Revitalization } < c.. c z m 00 1\) 0 0 ...... Earlier this week, the City "When an individual pur-of Tampa was chosen to chases a property, the lender again receive a $400,000 requires that an EPA Brownsfield Environmental Assessment Assessment Grant for East is completed. This takes Tampa Community place in two phases. If there Redevelopment Area (CRA). are signs of contamination The first grant was awarded during Phase One, then the in 2005. Phase Two, which can be The grant was among 29 very costly, assessment is awarded to communities performed." throughout the Southeast Johnson said if contami region of the state for assessnation is found, then it is up ment or cleanup of proper-to the owner of the property ties p, :.. -l to clean the lana. He fur-.. 80 -........ Ed Johnson, East 'faplpa while a lot of Developmene sites are suspect, none have the City of Tampa said, "The been identified. grant dollars will be used to He further stated that an assist any property owners example of a Brownfield is desiring to purchase a prop-the property where the new erty that may have petrolepolice station is being con urn or toxic waste. ducted in_ East Tampa. \ your savings 1 ?orne and at work. ED JOHNSON .. East Tampa Development Manager Before the land could be used the contaminated soil had to be removed and disposed of Fifth Third Money Market Savings Fifth Third Business Money Market 5.00 BaiiNictu of $50,000 or mo,.: .S f)cJ 4/' ) Balancas of $20,000 ro $49,999: .J.-) BaliJncas of 150,000 ortrto,.: 500'0 Balanc.s of 110.000 ro 149,999 .J (.._1, A'l Now you can earn great interest rates on both your personal savings and your business s av i ngs with Fifth Third Money Market Savings accounts Two more ways Fifth Third Bank is helping make all your hard work today mean more for your tomorrow. Call 813-2553 or walk In any Fifth Third Banking Center location today. FIFTH THIRD BANK www.53.com ll!bntd dl!b n!IJIIIIIIBIII!esamvtoal oJllll'6 wlh dleO mu. flO triliT1rn depJ!ilf!IJil'd ID OIJEil al.mut aiPn ,Wf to .mllffiooml Ylth wlhftfth 1tid. llllldk119!.Mttu:auc ilooerm llird l!lef'llSthPrfll WJCR. 11o iRt& eelllldon IB.ms ToNIIirRrf!l eCIIIIml!l nul hMa tNor ai!llrJ,J flll1 niltl Bri cltWQr give up hope, Her faith in God won't allow it. She firmly believes that someone will sep forward and tell Tampa Police who shot and killed her grandson, Cedric "CJ" Mills. "You have a tendency to get frustrated, because you can't understand why someone won't say something. Someone out there knows who did this, and for some reason just won't speak up. Sometimes I t.hink no matter how much money we offer in a they still won't speak up." Ms. Mills said the reward is now $10,000 for anyone with information that will lead to the arrest of those responsible for her grandson's death. "Until that time, I plan to stay active through rallies and other events to keep attention alive. I also plan to meet mothers in St. Petersburg who have children that were murdered and the person who did it was never caught." Ms. Mills said she can now feel their pain and understands better what they go through on a day-to-day basis. "You just hope the phone rings and it's a call telling you someone has stepped for ward." Detective Sonja Wise, lead detective o the case, said they've gotten more leads, but can't discuss any particulars about the case Ms. Mills said she stays in constant contact with tives daily to see if anything new is going on. "I also want to make another appeal to the idea of not snitching. No one needs to have a murderer walking with them, or living with them. You've got to care about someone else and what they're going through." Snhslribt' roday! .. 4J .... \'!l*'' '"-l ,,,,.,,.,1\ c m c: en :l: m 0 m < m ::0 -< _. c m en c ,.. z 0 ""' :!! 0


,..... 0 0 N LOCAL tiS w z ..., >= Well-Known Completes First Phase Of Renovation ii: One of Tampa's most IJ. beloved ministries recently received a much-needed facelift at their headquarters. The initial phase of renovations at the Abe Brown Ministries' Counseling and Service Center building, located at 2921 N. 29th Street, were recently com pleted. The building was constructed in 1926, and had suffered from frequent power surges and eroded phone wires the past few years. The entire building has been repainted, rewired, refurnished and bas newly-installed wjndows. On Saturday, June 2nd, the building was dedicated to God, and the ministry's founder Rev. Abe Brown was presented the keys to his new office. "I remember asking Rev. Brown seven years ago when I began volunteering at the ministry, 'Where do you want me to sit?' He instructed me to make his office my office," said Robert Blount, now president of Abe Brown Ministries, Inc. "I was never comfortable with that. Since that time we've essentially shared an office that seemed to increasingly become more mine than his." The local non-profit's mis sion is to train offenders and ex-offenders to live productive lives. Both Rev. Brown and Blount believe the rehabilitation of their headquarters will have a positive impact on public safety and quality of life for the commu nity. "Rev. Brown has invested so much into this ministry. It was great to complete this renovation," said Blount. "The renovation will allow us to serve our clients more effectively in a warm, profes -Pictured left To Rlgt-t: Jalrus Redd (Tampa Bay Tech), Jaqulsha Contave (East Bay), Roneshla Sykes (King -With Honors), Jonathan Sanders (Middleton), luis Mosquera (Blake), Darryn Johnson (Wharton) J Frldy June 8th 7:30 p. m. PRE-ANNIVERSARY SERVICE REV EREND DR. C. P. EPPS Pastor Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church Moderator: First South florida Missionary Baptist District Association The Mount Olive Church Family (Choir, Ushers & Congregation) Sund June 10th 7:55a.m. Worship REVEREND DR. WAYNE

. LOCAL Tampa Doctor E$tabllshin g Himself As One Of The Best ::0 c }< c.. c: z m Of God In Christ 6410 30th Street Tampa, FL 33610 Elder Charles Davis, Pastor Dr. Cedric Sheffield has helped establish one of the best and largest. lung transplant facilities in the world, and he's changing people's surgery and treatment of 1\) heart failure. "I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to establish a heart and lung transplant program here at Tampa General," said Dr. Sheffield. "Probably the best part of my job is seeing patients who have had heart disease or other heart proiSlems find solutions so that they can have a better life." If a church is a reflection of ent ministries for all ages it's leadership, then it would including Purity Class for appear that College Hill teenagers and the Young Church of God in Christ is in Women Christian Council good hands. (YWCC) for young women. Elder Charles Davis has Elder Charles Davis is been pastor of College Hill married to Delorea Davis, C.O.G.I.C. since November of and they have four daugh-1997. He has also served as a ters Charlotte, LaTonia, voice for the local communi-Karin and Amber. He also ty, working with the Mayor's has five grandchildren, Community Awareness Task Trimonte, LaRon, Jordan, Force, the local NAACP and Charles and Avery. lives in the process. The Defuniak Springs, Florida native is a lung and heart transplant surgeon with Tampa General Hospital, and is the Surgical Director of the hospital's lung and heart transplant program. Dr. Sheffield moved to the Tampa area from Cleveland in 2001. "There has been an interesting transition because there is a lot of work that comes with trying to build DR. CEDRIC SHEFFIELD local heart and lung surgeon, Surgical Director of TGH's lung and heart transplant program. University of Arkansas studying cardiac physiology, circulatory assistance Dr. Sheffield is married with two children. Reporter I Writer Antione Davis can be at (813) 248-1921. He can aho be at adavi.sfiMsentinJ:lcom. the Martin Luther King Reporter I Writer Scholarship Fund Board of Antione Davis can be Directors. reached at (818) 248-1921. transplant programs like the .-------------------------ones here," said Dr. "I sincerely believe that He can also be reached at work and due diligence adauis@flsentine/,com, Sheffield. "I can say that we've grown tremendously since I came in 2001 Tampa General's lung transplant program is one of the biggest and best in the world." accompanies your faith, and I consider myself blessed to have a life that involves civic and religious life experi ences," said Pastor Davis. Pastor-Davis, 66, graduated from H.W Blake High School in 1959, Florida A&M University in 1963 and Golden Gate University in 1979. The church, located at 6410 30th Street, has differ -Corpe Help Celebrate 71ie Nintli }fppreciation (]lroaram For DEACON WILL I E WELLS Sun., June 10, 2007 3:30p.m. lPifgrim f&ptist Cliurcli 4202 !Nassau St., 'l'ampa Rev. Linda Pastor }ItT Clioirs, groups e:l Sofoists )J re Jnvited'! ContacT: Dca. \\ illic \\ells 899-1782 Support The Florida Sentinel Advertisers The 47-year-old received a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from FSU in 1982, and he graduated from Duke University's Medical School in 1986. Dr. Sheffield has spent time at Georgetown University, Baylor University and the 29 1 6 Orient Road Tampa, FL 33619 REV. MAURICE L. GLADNEY, D. Min., Sr. Pastor qratfuation Ceremony Sunday, June 10th at 11:00 a.m. Guest Speaker Donald Dowdridge A ,.,CI( ,.. "-4/ L El'.s CALL 877-e36-,_., M ONLINE: www. 1 OObmtb .org C)( From rnembef'a of IIMI 100 Blc:k ,.., of Temp Bay. Inc. GRAND At MIRACLE FAITH REVIVAL CHURCH 2726 E. 15th Avenue Tampa JU!'iE 11-17,2007 8 P.M. Nightly With Special Guest Speakers SUNDAY, JUNE 17TH* 1 P.M. Special Guest Singers EXCITING GOSPEL WAJUUORS WOMEN'S CONFERENCE 2007 Topic: womt>n Being Pr:!rfected \ ith For Purpose June 13 -june 16, 2007 2BO 1 N. Florida Avenue SCHEDULE OF EVENTS June 13, 2007 7:30 DR. HARRIET BOYD H .uvl'\1 Time M inlslty T.1mpa June 14, 2007 p. m. APOSTLE CAROLYN HICKS Deliverance/ Jesus Is ComingVi(_10ry Center, Hopemills North Carolina J u n e 15, 2007 7:30 p. m. PASTOR JOYCE WILKERSON New Millennium Lite Restoration Fellowship Center Potts Town, Pennsylvania June 1 6, 2007 9 a.m. mturing Cosptl Reconfing Mist PASTOR JOYCE WILKERSON New Millennium Liie Restoration Fl'llowship Center Pons Town, Pt?nnsylvania DANA MACKEY MO RNIN G G L OR Y PRAYE R BREAKFAS T 100 WOME N IN WHITE Comfort Inn B.1llroom 820 E. Busch Blvd. T.1mp.1, 33612


c a: LL c z c( c en w :::l 1-> a: w > w c w ::z::: en ::::; m :::l Q, z i= w ...J ...J :::l m I ...J w z i= z w en c( c a: 0 ...J LL c( 0 ,... w CJ f LOCAL THE PASTOR'S Graduate Credits Her Single Mom For Success SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2007* 4 P.M. At REV. SAMUEL ZAKA y MT. SINAl A. M. E. ZION CHURCH Pastor Theme: "We've Come This Far By Faith" SPEAKER -REV. DR. HARRY JONES Pas tor, St James A. M E. Z i on Church Kiss immee, FL Presiding: REV. AARON ROBLEY, SR. M a n y othen will participate on program. rou are cordially invited to attend. Chairperson: SIS AUCE D. SIRMONS Assisted By The Steward Board SUNDAY SPIRITUAL FOUNDATION CLASS 9 :30 AM INTERCESSORY PRAYER 9 :25AM 10:25 AM MORNING WORSHIP 10:30 AM CHILDREN'S CHURCH AVAILABLE WEDNESDAY EXCITING BIBLE STUDY 7 :30 PM JESUS UNIVERSITY (YOUTH 8c TEENS) 7:30 PM FRIDAY SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMEN THE #3 ANNUAL CHOIR REUNION REHEARSAL FRIDAY, JUNE 8TH 7:30 P. M. UOI AID SIS. JilES muJIIS, CHAIIPRSOII SIS.I.IHA AD 8 10, C8CHAIRPBISOII SIS. WCilU JACOB MD SIS. AIIUAI YIIUIIC IISTIESSU CEROIOIIS MOTHER MOZEll.A MSOI ADVISOR 8130520 When the students of Armwood High School graduated recently, one Tampa teenager stood among the honor graduates. The young lady, Laphilshaderrickicia Bowles, who goes by the name of "La phil," pays trib u te t o her mother for serving as a role model f o r her youn ger sister, Derrickicia, and her self. The young lady said in a lett er to her mother, Ms. Phyllis Bowles, "You are my mother, my sister, my banker, my teacher, my father, and my hero. And for that, I would like to say thank you! When some one asks me who I look up to, or who is my hero, the fi(St per son I think of is you." LaphU describt>s her mother as an independent mother who overcame the obstacles of sin gle parenthood for her two daughters. She credits her mother with teaching her the importance of striving for success and graduated with a 4 grade point average. A member of the National Honor Society, and recipient of the Florida Medallion Scholars Award, PHYLLIS BOWLFS ... A Special Mom Laphil plans to continue her education at the University of South Florida. Laphil said, Many women would say it's hard being a sin gle mom, but for more than half of my life and most of Derrickicia's life, you have been mommy and daddy. So, I would like to thank you for get ting me this far in life." Although graduation is a time when the students receive gifts in recognition of their Laphil decided to present her mother with a special gift. gave Ms. Bowles her high school class ring. Derrickicia is currently LAPIUL BOWLFS ... Pays TJ-!bute To Mom enrolled in Honors Classes at Sligh M i dd l e M agne t Sc hool, where she will enter the stli grade in the fall. Ms. Bowles is a Head Start Teacher with the Hillsborough County Public School District. T h e family attends Riverhills Church. Sh e is currently enrolled in classes at Nova Southeastern University, where she is continuing her education. In her spare time, Ms. Bowles loves shopping. Reporter Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) J148-19J11 or by e-mail at jris@flsentinel.com. C!H"UilC!H OF GOI> Ilf C!HiliS OF ovTBWE.TEJl.I FI.OJl.IJ) 8"l7HHE:B.. C!OlfVElfTIOJf .. Musical : JVN E 9 2007 at 7:30 P M Bishop Matthew Wtllrarns Juttsdtdlonal Prelate Frt4ay Night Speaker Convention: JV N E 11-15, 2007 Morning P rayer9 :00A. M Workshops ancl Semlnars-10:00 A.M Morning Servlce-11: 1 5 A M Nightly Servlces-7:30 P .M. AL L SERVICES WlU BE HELD AT; Brown Memorial Church Of God In Christ 23 1 3 F.. 27th Avenue T ampa, Ft. 33605 MISSIONS MVSIC ,. ... ., Oduflo-. Plftlol..,l .. ""'"'"""'*"' YOI.ITH 11111-Jl' u .. saoy. Clooltlo.., c. .. 11 ,_n.,. '-14""' EVANC!LISM SVNDAV SCHOOL .. .... _.1 11r,lut1ll. c..-.loo ot'' :ld .., Elol ""'-II l>utt ... t, 5t !kt""'n'-'tolul Elder lloosevelt W.tktns T1tunctay Night


LOCAL -Victims Of Hurricane Katrina Move Into New Home BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, George and Charlotte Elpheage and their children were evacuating along with everyone else. "The interstate was so backed up, we had to leave through Mississippi," r ecalls George. "'I remember the wind and rain being so bad, I could barely see the road." The Elpheage family wound up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where they drove around for days sleeping at truck stops before spending 10 days in a shelter. George Elpheage managed to contact his brother, Lynaise, who was playing for the Tampa Bay Storm at the time. "We came to Tampa and the secretary of the Tampa Bay Storm found a family here, Nick and Hazel Hall, who gave us a place to stay in Temple Terrace. The had been on the market, but they took it off to give us a place to stay." The Elpheage family lived in the Temple Terrace home until they were able to get on their feet. They had also become members of College Hill Church of God In Christ, Charles Davis, pastor. "'Putor Davis knew about our situation and came across a house on Chelsea," said George. .. We went by and looked inside the house through the windows, and I was happy we were able to get it. A lot of people are thanks for helping us become homeown ers. I really want to express my thanks to College Hill COGIC who embraced us and I give them my loyalty and gratitude. We are now a part of their vision As far as where they were living in New Orleans, George said they were renting a place and when they returned a year after the storm, nothing had changed "The place where we were living lost one C:omplete side. The hole was so big you could drive a truck through it. "We came back because a family member had passed, and when I went back to our community, I saw houses still uprooted, mud inside other homes, homes still with no electricity, and com plete devastation." The couple and their 3 children have no plans of returning to New Orleans to live. "There's nothing there for us," said George. '"There are no jobs, and a Mr. and Mrs. George (Charlotte) Elpheqe and Pastor Charles Davis. lot of people are still dis-from time-to-time. Our oldest placed We still have family child is there with my moththere, and we will visit them er." First Baptist C ge Rev. Abraham Brown, Senior Pastor 3838 29th Street Tampa, Fl 33610 Phone: (813) 248-6600 Fax: (813) 247-6492 is a Friend and jesus Is L.ordt Guest Speaker: MISSIONARY CARRIE WILLIAMS College Hill Church of God In Christ, Tampa 32nd Annu.1l Session of the Congress of Christi.1n \X'orkers for Union Foreign Associ.ttion June 12,2007-June 16,2007 Galilee Missionary Baptist Church 505 35th Street South, St. Petersburg Host Ch...ch Welcome Program June 12 @ 7:30 P. II. Dally classes at 8:30 A. 11. Worship Service each night Director's Hour June 15th at 7 P. 11. Children & Youth Hour Services June 16th. Congrns Theme: "The Church F01mdational/y SNn" (Matt 16:16) R eve r end Fleming Tarver Moderator For More Information: Tcle h one: (72 7 ) Saturday June 9, 2007 7:30 a.m. College Hill COGIC parking lot6414 N. 30th Street Great deals on household Items, furniture, clothes (for men, women and children), shoes, purses, electronics and much more. Some H!!ms as low as Sl.OO Fish sandwiches and soda on sale tool Don't be late, Items will be selling fast! Sponsored by Soul Mates: A marriage ministry of the College Hill COGIC. For directions or more Information call: (813) Ill. IIITIICII WI WillS ...... sundav June10, 2001 11 a.m. Theme : F alhers -,. Anchored in the Past ... Navigating the Present ... Sailing into the Future,. Come and be a pan of this celebration as we lift up our voices in deep regard for Fathers who dream_ed and great visions that helped us expenence more Jusnce and equalny. mnm lllfRIIall. JISHYIIWIUISIRIIl C.CIIIII'IIn. Sponsor-dlb TMI WIST COAST COIIPIIIIICI WONIWS NIIIIOIIAIY IOCIITY OP1MI APIHCAJI MONODIST IPIICOPAL CMUMN OP TMI ILIVIIITM IPIICOPAL DIITitiCT BISHOP MCKINLEY YOUNG, Resident Bishop Of lhe Eleventh Dlstrid Of The A .H.E. Church Pls Com And B Trem.dously Blssd! "" r 0 :::u g en m z -t z m r;m c r r m -t z c m r u; :c m c m < m -t c m en c )> z c "" :::u c


BIRTHDAY 0 0 N f15 w z :::J ..., ct C \ lC I.L Q a: I.L Q z Q f/) w :::J t-w > w Q w % f/) ;:j ID :::J z ffi ..J ..J :::J ID ..:. w z w f/) lC g I.L LOCAL Two Well-Known Tampa Residents Help To Prepare Local Youths For College KAMILAH-PERR Y Esq. Dunbar Phelps LLP A reputable local attorney and a former beauty queen are working together to empower Tampa's youths. Kamilah Perry, Esquire of Phelps Dunbar LLP, and Karley Wright, the 2004 Miss Black Universe, are organizing the 3rd Annual Inner CitY. College Tour for the TamplBay Academy of Hope. The trip will take 40 middle and high school students on a tour of several colleges and universities throughout the State of Florida. Between July 25-28th, stu dents will visit Florida State University, the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida among oth ers. "I'm confident that this program will have a profound effect on the youths that will be attending," said Perry. "They'll have expo sure to colleP, life, and even be able to submit applications through a pre-admissions programs if their interested in a particular institu-2004 Miss Black Universe tion." Perry says that the students will be hand selected based on their academic cre dentials, and they11 have the opportunity to speak with admissions representatives at each university on the tour. James Evans, the Executive Director I CEO of the Tampa Bay Academy of Hope, Inc., says that 37 high school seniors have attended Florida colleges through the non-profit's Education Model and Leadership Training. Karley Wright, a native of Kentucky, will help mentor and prepare them for the Harvest of Hope Black-Tie Fundraiser that will be held on Saturday June 16, 2007 For more information on the college tour, please contact Kamilah Perry at (813) 472-7881 or email her at kamilah.perry@phelps.com. Reporter I Writer A 11tio11e Davit ca11 be reaclaed al (818) J48-19Jl. He call aho be reaclaed al gdgvis@flsentintl.com. nPreach the instant in Setuon out o/Setuon; rq1rove. rebuh, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine -1 Timothy .. :1 hlrvoIS lnvtted to Join us In IbiS memorable occasion. Get It Ma, Get It S ANDE Happy birthday to our mommie and uncle, Ty. Please, if you can, join them for their birthday bash at Club Quench and watch them party like rock stars or you can wipe us down. SANDE And RON Happy birthday goes out to my loving wife, Sande. Bae, I love you so much. Be blessed and my camp mem her, Ty, party like a camp member son. Look Who's Tumlng2 Aaliya Lewis will be celebrating with family and friends at Ft. DeSoto Beach on Sunday, June lOth. Love you! Peggy, April, MeM e and family. In The Spotlight MISS DEE We are extremely glad to Introduce the Miss Dee as this week's Spotlight Unlimited Feature. We are expecting the phones to be ringing off the hook for this young lady' s return Miss Dee says that she enjoys shopping and doing hair. Guys If you're trying to get to know this young lady better you must be honest and an all-around good man. Congratulations to Miss Dee on b eing this week s Spotlight Unlimited Feature. RE-BIRTH ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL A SCHOOL OF CHOICE NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATI O N FOR: KG-sTH GRADE CONVENIENT LOCAllON SMAll. CLASS SIZEs 18: 1 RA QuAUTY INSTRUCllONAL PRoGRAMS CERn FlED AND CARING TEA DiERS FOCUSES ON PoSl11VE VALUES FREE REGISTRAllON AND A DM ISSION


LOCAL JJ c Event Planned For Parks For Awareness Of Sexual Abuse c.. c: z m For years, Angela Moore kept her mouth shut. She never let anyone know the sex ual abuse she'd suffered and how her daughter has also suf fered at the hands of the same perpetrator. Now she wants to create awareness and encourage children to not be afraid to tell someone they are being abused. The r e s no need to be a fr a i d to tell someone. You don't have to be embarrassed or scared. When you let someone know what's happening to you, you keep it from happening to someon e else Ms. Moore feels she is the ANGELA MOORE best person t o tell this t o you n g people, because being a victim she feels they will listen to her. O n Saturday Ms. Moore will be at CoHteland Park, 11001 North 15 Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. She will Businessman Receives Lucrative TECO Consulting Contract After receiving his degree in Engineering from Joe Robinson co mpleted his edu cation and returned to Tampa a n d worked for Tampa Electric Company as an engineer. Several years later he formed RHC. and Associates, Inc and has worked in the as a consultant. Under the tenns of the three year contract, Robinson will serve as a consultant for Tampa Electric and several JOE ROBINSON other companies A consultant ... Receives Consulting engineer provides professional Contractor services in various engineering research and projects. the laws of n ature. Robinson said he feels this "The laws of nature focus contract will allow him to help on Mathematics, Science, an d others. "My daughter, AerieD, Physics. We must take all of is a first year student at the these laws and use them to University of Central Florida, solve t he problems of society. where she i s m ajoring in Robinson s aid he cred its Industrial Engineering. This Ray Peters, Head of contract will go a long way in Purchasing,. Tom creating opportunities for Hernandez, and John other Mrican American engi -RamU, of TECO, for making neers." the contract possible "Before we can solve prob A Tampa native, Robinson lems, a consulting engineer attended the schools of must continually educate himHillsborough County. He grad self by staying abreast of the uated from Tampa Catholic latest technology. The best way and' continued his education at to accomplish this goal is to the University of Iowa where become an avid reader. He he earne d his B. S D e g ree in must a lso master written and Mechanic a l E ngin ee ring. ora l communications. You H e b eca m e a re gistered pro must t arge t your messag e for fes sional engineer with the the intended audience," he State of Florida in 1982. As a said. consulting engineer his role is Robinson said there is to provide se rvices to the pub more to being an engineer than lie and privat e organizations. working with computers. Reporter Iris B. Holton "Ther e are three s e t s of law s can be contacted a t (813) that you must obey, the l a w s of 248-1921 or by e-mail at God, the laws of the land, and irisCiiJflamtincl.com. "The Voice of Our Communitv then pack up and appear at Robles Park, 3305 North Avon S treet, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m The event is open to pub lic and food, drinks and enter t a inment will be pro vided for the children Parents and loved one s are encouraged to bring their children to this event and hear what Ms. Moore has to say. "I want to convince them to speak out and put a stop to thi s N o one should have t o go through what me and my daughter have experi e n c ed." Ms. Angela Moore can be reached at ( 678) 754-056 7 for more information o ...... Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at leon@flsentinel.com. BET A SIGMA ZETA CHAPTER ZETA PHI BET A SORORITY, I NC. Presents The 26th ANNUAL "SIR D EBONAIR/SIR LORD" Sunday, June 10, 2007 ** 5 P.M. .. PRESENT A TION!RECEPTION West .conventi on Center** 3005 W Columbus Dr !JiHJ The m e : "Men Of T he 2/.\ t Century SIR DEBONAIR PARTICIPANTS (Grades 9-12 ADRIAN WUJ.IAMS P \JUiN'I'l' w-......., ,... ...... :!rH< lOL T"""" T cmucll $ .Ieino AME Olurth AMBrnt> N rdSpxloA,.,....._ ANDRU' I..IL\.RJ\'UM PAAE.'IoTI Mn. T8D)'II Ra.l SCHOOL lill:l> School -J::!I!Gnde Oit.'ROi t.l Zion At. IE Cludl Mmmos Touc-hnhkiDiht Coodfd J r f r li n a l.n ond M rhin ........ 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c a: u. c z c( c UJ w :::: .... (1: w > w c w % UJ :J m :::: A. z ..J ..J :::: m ..:. w z t= z w UJ g 0 ..J u. LOCAL An Elegant Aftemoon East Tampa Style Honorees Maxine Douglas, Nellie Bythewood, Earon Cuffle, Ernestine and Johnie Ponder, Jo Norton, Betty Robinson, Lorene Thomas, Doretha Jles and Rose Lee Harris with Evangeline R. Best. Other honorees: Doretha lies, Lorene Thomas, Betty Robinson, Rose Lee Harris, Jo Norton and Earon Cuffle. Putor Emest and Dr. Chloe Coney were Master and Mistress of Ceremony. BY EVANGELINE R. BEST The 10 volunteers couldn't be more different: a domestic worker on Bayshore, a nurse at Tampa General, a working mother of five, a founder of a long-standing women's com munity-outreach club, a cou ple who's survived 56 years of matrimonial bliss and still going strong. But they all have one thing in common: they all have been an integral part of East Tampa for half a Dr. Ghana Singh read a poem to the honorees. century. On May 26th the Day of Celebration included a day with red carpet and two baby blue limousines. The honorees were Earon sell'' Cuffle, Betty Robinson, Doretha Ilea, Ernestine and Johnnie Ponder, Jo Norton, Lorene Thomas, Mazine Douglas, Nellie "Ma Peaches" Bythewood and Rose Barris. These honorees rode email: blessedhopc341 n.net website: www.blessedhopc blccollege.org Phone: (813) 23 7-6076 Toni Watu addresaing the'" honorees. through the East Tampa neighborhood all smiles and waving to neighbors and other well-wishers. They cruised in limos donated by Wilson Funeral Home, Wayne L. Dript, Manapr. The chauffeurs, J. D. Blmltla and Leon LUlie, drove them to Channelside and Ybor City, before stopping at the College Hill Library. A standingroom-only crowd of family, friends and many community servants awaited the honorees. City Councilman "lbomaa Scott presents Proclamation from the City ofTampa to honoree Nellie Bythewood. For more than three hours these honored celebrities had their moment in the spotlight A Proc:lamation from the Mayor was read by City of Tampa Councilman Thomas Scott. Mayor Pam Iorio had formally dec:lared April 12, 2007, Heart of East Tampa Outreach Volunteers Day They remained in the spot lights through the encouraging comments from Master and Mistress of Ceremony Pastor Ernest and Chloe Coney, Spirit of Truth Ministries. Other well-wishers were: Senior Pastor Abe Brown, First Baptist Church of College Hill; Ronald Brookins, CEO Community Health Advocacy Partnership; Toni Watts, CEO, CDC OF Tampa, Inc.; Drs. Cheryl DR. AARON SMITH Rodriquez, Aaron Smith and Ghana Singh; Deborah Lawson, East Tampa Branch Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union. Eight months ago, an 8-member team David Kigali, Laurel Friedman, Carla Jackson, Jessica Noccini, Amanda Ransone, Holly Conte, Marc Hebert, Joe Di Stefano, and Evangeline Beat, Judi Jutson, Advisor, of the University of South Florida's inaugural Service Learning Leadership Academy CSLLA) took a class on a project to preserve the rich heritage of East Tampa for generations to come. This team created a scrapbook detailing the remarkable lives of the 10 East Tampa Front li.O.P.E. BUILDIN4 INC. General Contractors 4902 N 2 2nd Street Tampa, FL 3361 0 813-234-3181 Belplog Oar People Excel RONALD BROOKINS Porch, Inc. outreach volunteers. The SLLA team met with the Front Porch volunteers several times each in order to recount the milestones in the lives of their new friends. Special thanks to these sup porters and donors: Attorney Nat Tindall, Carla Jackson, Davina Best; hon oree ushers were Aster Bell, Joe McFadden, Henry Jones, Jr. and John Pope. Other supporters, Beleria Floyd, Senior Pastor Abe Brown, First Baptist Church of College Hill, Derrick Flowers, Daryl Bouse, House's Choice Clothing & Ac:c:essories; Eunice Butts. Entzminger's Florist Shop, College Hill Library and Staff, Elisa Carlson, Richard Sherman, Tasha Levine, and Freddie Suratt, Javie Arenas, Margaret Butler, Premier Designs, Independent Distributor and Lady Butler Travel Agent, Nicole Suites, Johnetta Goldsmith, Briana Rose Bell, Dr. and Mrs. J. 0. Brookins, Jr., owners of Comfort Care Services, and Dawn Means. (Photographs by Charles John)


SPORTS IDE WITH RAN_,Y For A Relieverl The owners of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays must be saying, _"My kingdom for a reliever." This is especially true since the Rays blew a management spend the money to get the relievers that the team needs so badly? five run lead in the last What' s Wrong W ith inning to lose a game this The Yankees? week. The Devil Rays used The New York Yankees five pitchers in blowing the are s'Ymbolic with winning. lead. These days they can't win Tampa Bay is in last place for losing. Baseball fans are in their division. If they had asking, "What is wrong with won every game in which the Yankees?" The af:1swer they were leading, the team isn't as complicated as it would be in first place. The may seem. The reason is fact that Rays' relievers that all the good pitchers are can't get anybody out should on the disabled list. not be a surprise. The Yankees have been Ever since the team has playing with a makeshift been in existence, their pitching staff. A second relievers have been the _problem the Yankees have is teams downfall. Rays fans that Gary She ffield's big keep asking: When will bat is in the lineup of the SPORTS Detroit Tigers instead of the Yankees. The Yankees don't know this, but the leadership and clutch performance of Bernie Williams is sorely missed. Add these things together, and we have a losing team that just passed the Tampa Bay Dev:il Rays to get out their division cellar. Joe Torre, the Boss the General Manager can't overcome these problems. Billy Donovan Is Back What would make a person turn down a 5-year, $27.5 million contract to coach basketball at the University of Florida? That is exactly what Billy Donovan did. The Gator basketball coach had signed a $27.5 million contact to co.ach the Orlando Magic. Two days after signing the contract, Donovan decided he wanted to return to the Gators as coach. Why? \Vhy? Why? I wonder what the Gators promised him. Anthony Grant, get back to Virgi.nia There is no longer an opening at the University of Florida Winston Park Team Preparing For Another Great Season BY ANTI ONE DAVIS ence champions, three dis. Sentinel Staff Writer trict champions and one regional champion. Last The Pop Warner Winston December, tl:\e Warr"iors Park Warriors (WPW) foot-Junior Midget Team placed ball and cheerleading team 4th in the world at the Pop are looking forward to anoth-Warner Super Bow I at er great season, but they Disney's Wide World of need the community's sup Sports Complex. port. Local businesses are "We are looking forward to being asked to help the registration because we have Warriors by becoming a some high expectations for member of the WPW Pop the kids The Winston Park Warner Sponsorship Warriors are expecting Program, providing financial another great football seasupport or funding items of son," said Leroy Murray, equipment. -President of the Winston The young football players Park Warriors Association. of Winston Park had an A lot of our success comes excellent 2006 season, end-: from the support of the local ing the year with four confer' community, and we're hoping : I Sentinel Bulletin (813) 248-1921 Name:'--------=-...,---:-_...::'---------='----Mailing Address: __ ;__ ____________ City:. ________ :.-:State: ____ .Zip:. ___ 6 Months S44 1 Year $87 I I I I to get the same support we'v e received in the past and more." Patrick Barr, a WPW Coach and Commissioner of the Foundation of Youth, says that students partid pating in this season's activi ties are expected to excel in athletics .as well as acade-mics. ''One of otir requirements is that our participants perform satisfactorily i"n the classroom before permitting to perform on the playing field," said Barr. "I am excited the WPW family is working to continue our mission within the Winston Park Community of helping to positively develop ,and influence young men and women." For more information on the Winston Park Warriors, please call Leroy Murray at (813) 477-2118, or email him at murraywars-@aol.com.. Must B e ork The MPC 2000 Call: 850-1484 'The Prophet' Comes To Brooks Boxers For a lol).g time, Brooks Boxers has been off the radar. Coach John Brooks has continued to train fighters at the gym he founded, but not in the numbers he'd previously enjoyed. "The fighters truly dedi c _ated and with some hope have stayed. They've bought into what I've been preaching, and have accepted my program o f stern disciplin e and healthy training." About 4 m onths ago, a Isaac "The P rophet" Lane young man came into andCoachJohnBrooks. Bro oks B o xing at the advice of his brother and father. keep me out of trouble and I So rapid was his progress, knew I had the skills to comCoach Brooks has already pete." stood in the corner of this Since joining Brooks young man who was victoriBoxers, Lane said it's been ous in his debut. everything he expected and Called "The Prophet, more. Isaac Lane, 17, fought May "Coach Brooks teaches 19th and true to his nick-me the true art of boxing as name, promised Coach well as discipline. These Brooks the fight wouldn't skills will help me become a go the distance. better m an. "He stopped the guy in the "The Basi energy drink 3rd round." has also been very beneficial Coach Brooks said h e to me. Itgives me a ton of normally selects the ring stamina arid energy names for his fighters, but throughout niy training and hadn't had the chance to during my fights." pick one for Lane. Lane said with the help of "Pastor Theodis Lane God, family and Coach (his father and pastor of Brooks he will one day New Salem Primitive become a world champion. Baptist Church) and his Brooks Boxers needs the brother came up with the support of the community nickname, The Prophet, and has big plans for its and asked me what I summer program. Thanks to thought of it. I just told him Minister Michelle Patty he has to live up to it and out of pocket funds from Lane is fighting as a light Coach Brooks, the pro-heavyweight. gram has stayed alive. "I first heard about Brooks Brooks Boxers is currently ., r-0 :!! en m z :j z m r;-aJ c: r r-z "tJ c: OJ r-c;; ::J: m c m < m c: m en c Boxers through my brother looking for a volunteer coach who is a deputy "with the. to join the team. Anyone ., Hillsborough County interested can contact JJ c Sheriffs Office. I wanted to Coach Brooks at (813) 293-l> z c do something that w.ould 4883. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS 2007-2008 FootbaiJ Season Sept. 9 @ Seattle Seahawks 4:15p.m. Sept. 16 New Orleans Saints 1:00 p.m. Sept. 23 St. Louis Rams 1:00 p.m. Sept. 30 @ Carolina Panthers 4 :05 p.m. Oct. 7 @ Indianapolis Colts 4:05p.m. Oct.14 Tennessee Titans 1:00 p.m. Oct. 21 @ Detroit Lions 1:00 p.m. Oct. 28 Jacksonville Jagnars 4:05p.m. Nov.4 Arizona Cardinals 1:00 p m I BYE WEEK I Nov. 18 @ Atlanta Falcons t :OO p.m. Nov. 25 Washington Redskins 1:00 p.m. Dec. 2 @ New Orleans Saints 1:00 p.m. Dec.9 @ Houston Texans 1:00 p.m. Dec. 16 Atlanta Falcons 1:00 p.m. Dec. 23 @ San Francisco 49ers 8:15p.m. Dec. 30 Carolina Panthers 1:00 p.m.


,.... 0 0 N CJ) w z :::J ..., c -a: LL. c a: LL. c z < c UJ w ::l t-it w > w Q w l: UJ :::i' Ill ::l Q. z ffi _. _. ::l Ill ..:. w z t= z w 0 a: 0 _. LL. < I CD ,... w C) SPORTS Lone Female Excels On Baseball Team At the beginning of the season, 7 -year-old Marquia Trigg decided that she want ed. to play baseball. She had never played on a team before, but has always been athletically inclined, her mother, Mrs. Yolanda Trigg said. However, when Marquia went to sign up for the Temple Terrace Devil Rays, she was told that the roster for girls' team .in her age group was already filled. "She said, then I'll just play with the boys," Mrs. Trigg said. And that is exactly what she did. She was one of two African Americans on the team and the only female. The team recently completed its season with a record of 20-2. Marquia played every position on the team, but her favorites are shortstop and second baseman. During the MARQUIA TRIGG Lone female on the Baseball team last game, Marquia demonstrated her pitching abilities. Her team won the championship in the Qrange Division Mrs. Trigg said her daughter is very athletic and loves sports -basketball, football, wrestling, and base ball. She plays sports with her dad. Marquia, who celebrated her 8th birthday on May 30th, is the daughter of Marion and Yolanda Trigg, and the youngest of 6 children. She attends MacFarlane Magnet Elementary School. Mrs. Trigg said Marquia is an honor student, sings in the choir at St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, loves to draw, read, and loves movies. She said Marquia is still deciding, but plans to become the next Thurgood Marshall or Michael Jordan. Reporter Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by e-mail at iris@flsentinel. com. Last Chance League Features Big Name !ltar Carl Everett said he's never played professional baseball to prove anything to anyone. Called opinionated; Everett has become the star of. the Atlantic League Long Island this season In its 10 years, tlie league has made its name by giving former. big-leaguers like Jose. Canseco and Rickey Henderson a chance to pro long their careers with hope of one more shot at the According to league president Joe Klein, he always wanted a league that would I CARL EVERE'IT keep veteran players alive. Although Everett may COl J COUNSLilb -Presents ""'q The 2007 Pre-College Summer Institute The "Pre-College Summer Institute" is designed for High School Juniors, Rising and Graduating Seniors who plan to attend a four-year private or public college. The aim of this innovative program Is to prepare sbJdents with: : Week 1 College Study Skills : Week 2 College Major Selection Week 3 financial Aid and Scholarships : Week 4 The College Success Fonnula SbJdents may Register for One Week or for the Entire Four Week Session. Space is Limited. : Session 1 Begins: July 2, 2007 Tampa Session 2 Begins: July 9, 2007 Tampa Session 3 Begins: July 13,2007 Tampa Session 4 Begins: July 20, 2007 Tampa Session Days are: Mon., Wed. & Fri.* Times are: 9 am -12 pm Tuition 200 per wk. Deposit 100 (non-refundable deposit to hold yciur seat) Note: All Instructors Have A Minimum Of A M aster's In The Area the biggest name there this season, many players have big-league experience. One team, the Ducks have Edgardo Alfonzo, former Brandon High star Danny Graves, John Halama, Donovan Osborne, Nlark Lewis and former Devil Rays outfielder Damian Rolls One player said the little .. things you haye to deal with in the Atlantic League, you've dealt with worse in the big league. Everett doesn't. seem to hang on so tightly to the dream anymore. He enjoys his spare time boating. On one occasion, he was seen checking his watch, anticipating his daughter's soccer game. Everett has earned millions, including a $600,000 buyout from the Seattle Mariners. In this league, lie receives a $2,000-a-month stipend. Voice of Our Com_munit:y Speaking for Itself" 248-1921 I The 2007 Fortunate 171 2. Oscar De La Hoya Boxing Last Year's Rk: NR $53,000,000 One last giant pay day? On top of $2.000.000 $25 million purse, Golden Boy took $55,000,000 home $28 million in pay-per-view receipts from the Mayweather title fight. 3. Phil Mickelson Pro Golf Last Year's Rk: 2 $4,256,505 $47.000.000 $51,256,505 One of sports' most reliable endorsers, Lefty is now at a point where his annual take in ofT-thecourse inco.me outdoes his total career winnings. 4. Shaquille O'Neal Miami Heat Last Year's Rk: 3 $20,000,000 $15.000.000 $35,000,000 Shaq took 20,000-square foot mansion ofT the market last year when no one would meet $32 mil lion asking price. Now he's trying again-for $35 million. 5. Kobe Bryant L.A. Lakers Last Year's Rk: 4 $17,718,750 $16.000.000 $33,718,750 Need proof Kobe is a marketing genius? Since he switched from No. 8 to No. 24, his jersey has become the top seller in both the U.S. and China. 6. LeBron James Cleveland Cavs Last Year's Rk: 6 $5,828,089 $25.000.000 $30,828,089 King James' $2.1 million, 11-bed room mansion near Akron is in the process of being refitted with a theater, bowling alley, casino and barber shop. 7. Kevin Garnett Timberwolves Last Year's Rk: 11 $21,000,000 $8.0QO.OOO $29,000,000 If dark forces are conspiring for NBA's highest-paid to find his way to L.A., don't be surprised: He idol ized Magic Johnson's Showtime crew as a boy. 8. Derek Jeter N.Y. Yankees LaSt Year's Rk: 7 $22,000,000 $7.000.000 $29,000,000 Bronx scent? Jeter's three-step "Driven" skin-care products are a "quick and easy" way for men to take care of their face, says the Yankee captain. 9. Alex Rodriguez N.Y. Yankees Last Year's Rk: 8 $22,000,000 Still due $81 million over the next $6.000.000 three yearsof his mega-contract, $28,000,000 but could make more from another team if he chooses to opt out after '07. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Auto Racing Last Year's Rk: $7,111,735 Departure from DEI, his late $20.000.00t) father's company, will prompt an $ unprecedented bidding war for No 27 111 735 8; Junior merchandise brings in $30 million a year 11. Allen Iverson Nuggets Last Year's Rk: 14 $17,184,375 $7.000.000 $24,184,375 All in the name: ABA's Ballerz will move from Richmond, Va., to Hampton Roads next season to be closer to co-owner Ann Iverson AI'smom Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts Last Year's Rank: 18$23 M 13. Tracy McGrady Houston Rockets Last Year's Rank: 15$22.9 M 14. Barry Bonds San Francisco Giants Last Year's Rank: 32 $22.8 M 15. Roger Clemens New York Yankees Last Year's Rank: 39$22.5 M 16. Jeff Gordon Auto Racing Last Year's Rank: 17$22.4 M 17. Jason Giambi New York Yankees Last Year's Rank: 21 $22M


Sheffield Tries To Clarify Comments On Latinos In GQ ARLINGTON. Texas Detroit Tigers star Gary Sheffield ms1sts he meant "nothing derogatory" toward Latin players when he said Major League Baseball found it easier to "control them" than blacks: Sheffield said he was surprised his comments in the current issue of GQ magazine created such a stir. The slugger said he merely answered a question about why there were so many Latin players, as opposed to blacks. "I said this a long time ago, this is a baseball issue. If they want to change it, they can change it," Sheffield said before Tuesday night's game at Texas. "When you see a black face on TV and they start talking, English comes out. That's what I said. I ain't taking a shot at them or nothing. I'm just telling it like it is." Last season, only 8.4 percent of major league baseball players were Black, the lowest level in at least two decades, according to an annual report by the University of Central Florida's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports. The report sh0wed that 29.4 percent of players last season were Latino. Sheffield's comments Tuesday were simi.lar to those GARY SHEFFIELD iii the magazine, when he expressed -his long-held belief. "What I called is that you're going to see more Black faces, but there ain't no English going to be coming out. ... (It's about) being able to tell (Latin players) what to do --being able to control them," he told the magazine. "Where I'm from. you can't control us. In expanding on his comment about control, Sheffield said Tuesday, "They have more to lose than we do. You can send them back across the island You can't send us back. We're already here." "So there are a lot of factors involved you look .at. I'm not saying you can tell them what to do and it'll be 'yes sir' and 'no sir.' I'm. just saying from a grand., scheme ofthings." .Jordan Praises Le_Bron .James CHICAGO ---His Aimess is paying tribute to the kid called King James Michael Jordan 'praised 22year-old LeBron James for leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to. victory over the Detroit Pistons in the Eastern Conference finals. The Cavaliers advanced-to the finals for the first tfme in their 37-year history "What just transpired was something I felt was needed for the league, was needed for Cleveland, was. needed for LeBron," Jordan said in: : Monday editions Chicago -Tribune. Jordan: who won six NBA championships his I 3 seasons with the Chicago Bulls, said the next challenge for James is to achieve consistency. "Making 'The Leap' is where LEBRON JAMES you do it every single night," Jordan said. "It's expected of you, and you do it. ... Not one game, not two games. It's consistent. Every defense comes in and they focus on you and you still impact the game I think he's shown signs of that." James was thrilled to learn of Jordan's approval. RUSTON, La. ---Louisiana Tech hired former NBA star Karl Malone as its director of basketball promotion and assistant strength and conditioning coach. Malone, who will not _be paid for the jobs, immediately aonated $350,000 to the athletic depanmnentVVednesday. "It felt like the right thing to do," said Malone Pippen Sells Mansion For $1M Loss I PORTLAND. Ore. Former NBA star Scottie Pippen took a bath --to the tune of $1 million --on his IS,700-square-foot Portland SPORTS Rays Takes Vandabilt's Price No.1 DAVID PRICE The Tampa Bay Devil Rays took Vanderbilt's left-handed pitcher David Price with the first pick in the Major League Draft on Thursday. The Rays (25-32) are in last place in the American League Division, and have suffered from a lack of dependable pitching throughout the season. Price went 11-1, 2.63 for the Vanderbilt Commodores, striking out a national high 194 in 133 1/3 in his junior season: He also had a school record of 441 strikeouts in three seasons. "The Rays have a good team already with a bunch of veteran leadership and a bunch of young players," said Price. "I consider it an honor to play for the Rays." Price has won a gold medal with the USA Baseball National Team. Contract negotiations for the 6-foot-5 lefty pitcher are expected to begin on Friday. NFL Suspends Tank-Johnson Fora Games NEW YORK --Tank Johnson of the Chicago Bears was suspended by the NFL for the first eight games 'of the 2007 regular season for violating the league's new personal conduct policy. The defensive tackle recent ly served a two-month jail stint on a probation violation on gun-related charges He's the third player suspended by. commissioner ROger Goodell in little more than a month for off-field behavior. mansion featuring six full bathrooms and three half-baths. Pippen and his wife, Larsa, sold the;r 2.28-acre estate in the city's West Hills last month for $2.95 million. They bought it in 2000 for $4 million. ., ::0 0 H i ll's Mom Robbed Day Of Funeral ]< 'c: z m !1J NEW ORLEANS About $16,000 worth of belongings was reported stolen from the home of the late Marquise Hill's mother while she was at the funeral for her son, a New England Patriots lineman who drowned last week, police said Wednesday. No suspects have been iden tified in Saturday's burglary at the eastern New Orleans home of Sherry Hill, who told police that she left for her son's funeral at 10:45 a.m. and discovered the break-in when she returned around 5:45p.m. "It's an open case," said New Orleans Police Department spokesman Garry Flot. "We don't know who did it." A telephone call to Sherry Hill was not answered. Flot said a laptop and a television were among the stolen items. A rear. bedroom window was apparently pried open. Sherry Hill, mother of Marquise Hill (inset), was escorted by her brother Marcus Hill into a funeral service for her son in New Orleans. Hill, a defensive end with the New England Patriots and a former Louisiana State standout, died after falling from a jet ski in Lake Pontchartrain last weekend "Everybody knew pis funer-N 0 al was on that date," Flot said of Hill, a former LSU star who played sparingly for "T1 the Patriots. 6 Green In, Culpepper Out ::D 0 )> DAVIE --Quarterback Trent Green is finally with the Miami Dolphins in South Florida, where Daunte Culpepper's time is running out. Trent Green talks about his health and time with the Chiefs after being introduced as the new starting quarterback for the Miami Dolphins. Green passed his physical with the Dolphins on Wednesday, completing a deal in which Miami acquired him from the.Kansas City Chiefs for a fifth-round drllft pick in 2008. Green's agent, Jim Steiner, said the Chiefs inay get a fourth-rounder i'nstead, depending on how Green fares in Miami this season. The team scheduled a news T Shirts Your Pidure confere.nce Wednesday afternoon to announce the deal. It's expected that Green will be on the 0 m z -t z m r;al c: r r m z D o I p h i n s DAUNTE practice field CULPEPPER Friday when "'D the team opens a three-day C: minicamp. "I think everybody knows en what this defense has done ::Z: here ... Green said. "It's time for the offense to catch m U:p." < He'll immediately be pen-ciled in as the starter in ...... Miami, which went 6-10 last 2 season and missed the play-m offs for the fifth straight year. l> z c "T1 :II c WHh FaJ11ily Photo> T Shirts Co.Logo; Etc 1248 E. Hillsboroug h Suite#206


,.... 0 0 N a:i w z ::> ""') c a: LL MS. JACQUELYN V.PEDROSA Homegoing services for Ms. Jacquelyn V. Pedrosa "Mudear," of 1301 24th Street, who passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2007, will be held Saturday, June 9, 2007, 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of College Hill, 3838 N. 29th Street, Rev. Evan Abraham Brown, pastor, with Rev. Burrows, eulogist. Interment will be in Rest ic( Haven Memorial Park C Cemetery. ii: Jacquelyn was born in New LL York City, New York, on C February 4, 1950. Jacquelyn Z was a graduate from c( Middleton High School, class of 1969. She was a longtime c resident of Tampa. Jacquelyn en was a member of First W Baptist Church of College Hill, where she devoted many >-hours to several ministries to a: include the single adult minW istry, .President of Greeters, (ij Photography Ministry, Cheryl Walker Ida Roberts ffi Circle, General Mission, ::z::: library staff, Secretary of en Sunday School Class, sum.: ::J mer school cainp, after ID school program, Awana, hospitality committee, Black History Program, Women Planning Council, Usher ti Board,' Kitchen Ministry, ...1 Jolly Senior Ministry and ...I Senior Adult Choir. She was => also a dedicated member of the International F&AM w Masons and Order of the z Eastern Stars, chapter Adah #428, Worthy Matron, Sis. Z Barbara McGill, president. W Jacquelyn also served as a en past president Matron. c( She was employed with the James A. Haley Veterans O Hospital for niany years and ...1 retired in 2004. LL She was preceded in death by: her mother, Hazel Burns; father, Albert Burns, Sr.; grandmother, Yolanda Scott; and brothers, Phillip Pedrosa and William Burns. After becoming a Christian, she was a living example of loving service and was a loveable person who has gone to her reward. She leaves to cherish her memory: son, Brian P. Burns; granddaughter., Kennthia Hester; brothers, Edward J. Burns (Michelle) and Albert B. Burns, all of Texas; sisters, Edna J. Sumner (Jim Weistroffer) of Gulf Port, and Maggie A. Maxwell (Willie); sister-inlaw, Sheila Pedrosa; nieces, Anita Pedrosa-Rushing, Tamara -Hightower-McHayle (Lorin), Ruhtelia Godwin (Emery) and Nicole Pedrosa; nephews, Angelo Pedrosa, co Kyle Pedrosa, Phillip """ Patterson, Willie Burns, Tavares Burns and Burns; and a host of cousins; D.. godchildren, Tocarra I Dennard and Consuela Newton: very close friend, Leroy Logan; First Baptist Church of College Hill family; and a host of other relatives and friends. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral H ome from 5-8 p.m. on Friday. The fami ly will receive friends from 6 7 p m The funeral cortege will arrange from 1301 24th Street. "AIKENS FUNERAL HOME" MR. WILLIAM ROGERS, SR. The homegoing celebration for Mr. William Rogers, Sr., of 5110 N. 21st Street, who passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2007, will be held Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 1 p. m. at Aikens Funeral Home, 2708 E. Dr. M. L. King, Jr. Blvd., with Elder Edward Quarterman, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Rogers was born July 27, 1937, in Jasper, to the late Lottie Dancer and George Rogers. He enjoyed fishing, dominoes and took pleasure in dancing. He was preceded in death by: his son, Tyrone Rogers; daughter, Tonya Rogers; mother, -Lottie Dancer; brother, Mack Dancer; and sisters, Mary Dancer Young and Elsie Simmons. William leaves to mourn his precious memories: wife, Eddie Mae Rogers; children, William Rogers, Jr., Audrey Rogers, William Rogers, III, -Jessica Rogers and Roger L. Hester; grandchildren, Chemetria Rogers, Latravis Tarrence, Quinton Rogers, Ka 'Riya Rogers, 1 Turner, III, Ronijah Turner and Ronkyla Turner; great grandchildren, Latravis Tarrence, Jr., Treasure Tarrence and Latravious Tarrence;-brothers, Earl Jasper of Hawthorne, and George Rogers (Robin) of Lancaster, PA; sisters, Mattie Ford of Lake City, Ida Pompey. (Henry) of Lancaster, PA, Gladys Jones and Daisy Johnson (Louis), all of Jasper; friends, Johnny Brown, Charlie Turner and. Robert; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose at 'Aikens Funeral Home from 5-8 p. m. on Friday evening The funeral cortege will arrange from' 5110 N. 21St Street. Friends are asked to assemble at the chapel approximately 12:45 p. m. on Saturday for the service. "AIKENS FUNERAL HOME" FUNERALS REV. ROBERT EDWARD CARTER, SR. Funeral services for Rev. Robert Edward Carter, Sr., of 3003 Laurel Lane, Plant City, who passed away May 30, 2007, at South Florida Baptist' Hospital, Plant City, will be held at St. Mary Community Church 904 E'. Laura Street, Plant City, on Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 11 a.m. He was native of Slocumb, Alabama, but moved to Plant City over 35 years ago. He is survived by: his wife, Velma Carter; 7 children, Vinetta Carter (Thomas), Hope Carter (Foster), and Cecilia Carter, all of Plant City, Joy Carter (Holloman) of Atlanta, Georgia, Robert Carter, Jr. Frederick Carter and David Carter, all of Plant City; sisters, Elder Johnnie Akins, Mozell Moore and Minnie Boyd, all of and Patricia Moore of Pittsburgh; brothers, Bobbie Carter (Ann) of Lakeland, Mose Carter, Frank Carter (Gloria) and Johnny Mae Carter (Naomi); 20 grands; and a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at Greater New Hope Ministries, 709 Park Road, North, Plant City, on Friday, June 8, 2007, from 6-8 p. m. CHARLOW FUNERAL HOME 1010 E. Laura Street Plant City, 33563 Jonnye B. Charlow, LFD. WILLIAM LATTIMORE William.(Billy) Lattimore was found deceased on June 2, 2007, at his residence, 613 Charter CoUrt, Plant City. Funeral services will be held-at Allen Chapel A. M. E. Church, 1109 E. Laura Street, Plant City, on Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 1 p.m. He is survived by: his wife, Katie; and 3 children. CHARLOW FUNERAL HOME 1010 E. Laura Street Plant City, 33563 Jonnye B. Charlow, LFD. MRS.NAOMIE BENfON Homegoing services for Mrs. Naomie Benton of 400 Harrison Street, Apt. 1405, formerly of 1508 E. Mobile Avenue, who passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2006, under the care of LifePath Hospice, Ruby Team, will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 11 a.m. from the Exciting Central Tampa Baptist Church, 2923 North Tampa Street, with Pastor Jefferey Singletary, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Benton was born in Cuthbert, Georgia, on January 10, 1939, to the late L:uther and Rosie Lee Knighton. She came to Tampa at an early age, met and was joined in holy matrimony to the late Alfonso Ray Benton for 40 years. She was also preceded in death by her son, Anthony Ray Benton of Tampa. Mrs. Benton was a Dietary Supervisor for the Cambridge Convalescent Center for over 10 years. She was a faithful member of the former Mission of Love Baptist Church, now the Exciting Central Tampa Baptist Church. Fond and loving memories will live on through her family members, including: children, David Lee Knighton (Barbara) of Tampa, Shirley Lee _Dixon (Dan) of Largo, Gloria Ann Strowder-Benton (Moses) and Rodney Ray Benton, all of Tampa; grand-. children, Nakia Knighton, Sara Turrier_ (Tony), Joshua Dixon, Michael Dixon, Denzel Strowder, MyRon Strowder, Devon Strowdcr, DeMario Knighton, Candace Lewis, DaVaris Knighton, Lynn Strowder (Les) of Clev_eland, Ohio, Tony Strowder (Francis) of Orlando, Terry Strowder (Jane), and Lonnie Duvall (Ron), all of Cleveland, Ohio, Kim. Satterfield (Glenn) of West Virginia, Darnell Strowder (Niece), and R egina (Ricky), all of Clev e land, Ohio, MyKi a (Randy) and family of Georgia, Rodney Haggins of Los Angeles, California, Reginald Alexander and family, Darnell Alexander and family, Bernedette and family, and Deborah and family, all of Cleveland, Ohio, 30 plus great-grandchildren; a loving, sister, Mrs. Eloise Robinson; sisters-in-law, Carrie Johnson (Lonnie), Betty Benton, Mary Stevens, Lula Haggins of Los Angeles, California, Tammy and 'family of Tampa, and Vet Lewis of Tampa; brothers-in-law, Alonzo Benton (Pearl), and Tommy Benton; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; special family members among whom are, Joanne Robinson and family, the late Marie Carter and family, Mercedes and family, De a. WilliQ.ms and family, Sis. Mary Wright and family, the Barnum family, Joyce Griffen and family; the Church members; and friends. The remains will repose on Friday, June-S, 2007, from 5-8 p. m. at Everett -Derr & Anderson Funeral Home, 5117 N. 22nd Street. The funeral cortege will leave from 5105 N. 11th Street on Saturday morning at 10:30 a m. Arrangements and services by EVERETT -DERR & ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME. -FamL!Y Owned and OpemredA Tradirion Continues 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Tampa, Fl33610 Pll. (8U) 232 Fax (813) 231-0521 Let our flum{J' tak e r:are "!'r;e are KP._Y to a .fiue and rpmbiy en iiu 0\'ER 75 -YEARS OF SIRVICE Fami(r Owned & Operated verett-Derr & Anderson Funeral H 5117 North 22nd Street Tampa Florida 33610 We Offer Cremation --Personalized Funeral Services --813-237-5775 We provide affordable Prices with Excellence In Professionalism And High Srondards with a Frmeral Service FUNERAL HOME 5002 N. 40th Street, Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 626-8600 -11WE SERVE TO SERVE YOU AGAIN;'


MRS. LIZZIE JAMFS MRS. CARRY BELLAMY Homegoing services in cele-_ bration of the life of Mrs. Lizzie James, who passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2007, will be held this Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 1 Fun.eral services for Mrs. p. m. at Mt. Olive Missionary <;:arry Bellamy will be held on Baptist Church, 4008 E. Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 11 Cayuga Street (Rev. Dr. C. P. a.m. at Northside Missionary Epps Drive), with the Pastor, Baptist Church, 5706 N. 40th Reverend Dr. C. P. Epps, offi-Street, Tampa, Rev. Jacob ciating. Interment will follow Jordan, pastor, officiating. in Rest Haven Memorial Park Interment will be at Rest Cemetery. Haven Cemetery. Sister Lizzie Baker James Carry Ethel Simmons was a native of Cochran, Bellamy was born September Georgia. She completed her 15 1917 t th 1 t J h d h o e a e o nny e ucatton 10 t e public and Janie Mathis Simmons school system of Bleckley County. Her early Christian in Lamont, FL. She attended experience laid the founda-public school in Lamont, FL. tion for a faithful member-She was converted at an early with St. Paul Baptist age and was a member ofMt. Church of Georgia. Moriah Primitive Baptist After moving to Tampa in Church. She later became a the $ixties, Sis. James joined member of the Northside M. the Christian membership B. Church where she was rec-body of Mt. Olive M. B. ognized as mother of the Church under the leadership church and was under the of Rev. Dr. C. P. Epps. She leadership of Rev. Jacob served faithfully as a choir Jordan. member and on Usher Board She was preceded in death #2She leaves to cherish the. by: 4 brothers, 2 nephews and a C. Simmons, memory of a genuine and wn well-lived life with: 2 daugh-I Ie Simmons, Henry ters, Arlene Lockett of Simmons, David Simmons, Tampa, and Bertha Johnny Rowe, Elijah Bloodworth 0 f Detroit, MI 2 Simmons and Laverne Ross. sons, Donnie James 'of She raised her nephews; Lillington, NC, and' J .. T. Horace Simmons, Sr. James (Sylvia); son-in-law, (Yvonne) and Horace Henry Wallace of Tampa; sis-_ Simmons, Jr. (Karla). ter-in-law, Adell Wilson She leaves to cherish her Baker of Orlando; goddaugh-precious memories: her lov-ter, Mary Blake (Earl)' o.f ing and devoted husband, Tampa; a special uncle, Sylvester sister-in"Uncle Frank" Jackson of law, Pearl Simmons_; stepJeffersonville, Georgia; a :daughter, Jackie Mentor; special friend, Miss Minnie step granddaughter, Major of Tampa; 23 grand-KeAndrea Titer; and a host of children, 49 great grandchil-. many loving nieces, nephews, dren and 4 great, great cousins, other relatives and grandchildren; new grand-friends. daughter-in-law and a new great, great grandson-in-law: Visitation for Mrs: Bellamy a host of aunts, uncles. will be Friday, June 8, 2007, nieces, nephews, and man; from 4-6 P m. at Northside wonderful friends. M. B. Church. Visitation for. Mrs. Lizzie Services entrusted to Baker James willbegi.ri ,_. -Morning Glory Funeral p. m. at Harmon Chapel, 5100 N. Nebraska Home, 5002 N, 40th Street. Ave., Tampa, Harold Jones John Harmon, LFD And Owner. James Harmon, LFD. MORNING GLORY FUNERA HARMON BURIAL AL CHAPEL Creative Eye Catching -Realistic Monuments Quality Products At Great Prices ravin Done By Experienced Mastercraftsmen Always Dependable & Reliable MONALIS MONUMENTS,,:, .. (813) 810-0301 Fax (813) 242-4194 .. 3202 East M.LK. Blvd. tampa Servi11g The Tampa Bay Area For Over 24 Years Credit Cords MS. MYRTLE DIANE MCCALL Funeral services for Ms. McCall will be held Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 2 p. m. at True Holiness Baptist Church, 3800 N. Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, Rev. Alto Blanding, pastor, Pastor Gregory Williams, officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery. She is survived by: husband, Dennis Billingsley; father and stepmom, Alton and Vanilla McCall; brothers, Charles, Jimmie Lee (Debra) and Michael; son, Dexture McCall (Olga); grandchildren, Carlos Moina, Tavares Miller, Dexture Romondo McCall, Ciara Davenport and Julian McCall; aunts, Ethel Garner and Bessie Taylor; uncles, Eddie McCall and Murphy McCall; nephews, Jermaine Roker, Keonte Johnson (Susan), Andre, Keith Harris, Xavier Brand, SheVan Brand and Jimmie Williams, Jr.; nieces, Rekelia, Lucerz, Ethel, Boo, Toya and Lexus; devoted friends, Karen Creal, Mary Myles and Shirley Jackson; goddaughters, Parthenia Clark, Tiara Clark and Deneshiania Williams. Visitation for Ms. McCall will be Friday, June 8, 2007, from 6-8 p. m. at True Holiness. Baptist Church, 3800 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa. Services entrusted to Morning Glory Funeral Chapel, 5100 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa, Harold Jones, Owner. MORNING GLORY FUNER AL CHAPEL HAROLD .JOl'iES OWNER MS. CHERRY DEAN NEWSOME Funeral services for Ms. Cherry Newsome will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 9, 2007, at St. Paul A. M. E. Church, 506 E. Harrison Street, Tampa, Rev. Bryant A. Fayson, officiating. Interment to follow at Rest Haven Cemetery. Born June 11, 1954, in Tifton, GA, Cherry was one of five siblings born to the union of the late Addie Mae and Lee Otis Newsome. Cherry Dean leaves to cherish her memory: a special devoted friend, Robert "Bob" Mutchinson; 2 daughters, Falicia Newsome and Tameka Powell; 2 sons, Ricky Newsome and Sam Powell; 7 brothers, Eddie and friend, Wilda, Lee Newsome, Jr., and wife, Lynda, Frankie Newsome, Raffiel Newsome, John Lee Stephens, III, and Kendall Fipps; aunts and uncles, Fannie Whitehead, Dean and Mildred Newsome, John and Jean Wilson, Lee Edgar Newsome and Reba Wilson, all of Americus, GA, and Annie Maude Sutton of \Varner Robins, GA; nieces and nephews, Jeremiah Newsome, Katrina Eddins, Lakeisha Eddins, Trin-a Newsome, Felicia Newsome, Sheina Newsome and Lafonda Newsome; and a host of cousins and close friends. Visitation for Ms. Newsome will be froni 6-8 p. m. on Friday, June 8, 2007, at St. Paul A .. M. E. Church, 506 E. Harrison St., Tampa. Services entrusted to Morning Glory Funeral' Chapel, 5100 N. Nebraska Ave:, Tampa, Harold'Jones, Owner. MORNING GLORY FUNER AL CHAPEL 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) 251-4912 Email: raywms@ij.net ANNIE LEE SIMMONS Funeral services for Ms. 'Annie Lee Simmons, who departed this earthly life on June 1, 2007, in a local hospital, will be held Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 11 a. m. at True Holiness Church, 3800 N. Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, Rev. Alto Blanding, pastor, Rev. Thomas Weeks, Pastor, Northbay Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at ltest Haven Cemetery. Annie Lee Simmons was born on August 19, 1953, in Miccosukee, to the parents of Willie And Sallie Mae Andrews. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Sallie Mae Andrews, Willie Andrews and Prince Parker; her daughter, Antoinette Parker; brother, Robert Parker; and her grandparents, Joseph Andrews, Sr., Kelly C. McCoy Andrews, Willie Parker and Mattie Barker Parker. Annie Lee was raised in Tampa, and attended "the public schools of Hillsborough County. She was affiliated with Northbay Baptist Church before her illness. Annie Lee leaves to her memories: a devoted companion, Henry .. Felton of 17 years; mother, Annie Laura Parker; 2 sons, Rickey (Janice) Parker and Bernard Simmons of Tampa; 2 daughters, Margaret (Lisa) Parker and Roxanna (Shawn) Parker of Tampa; 2 stepsons, Hank Felton of Columbus, GA, 'md Ricky Felton of Tampa; stepdaughter, Paullina (Dennis) Miles of Tampa; 3 brothers, James (Josephine) Andrews of Thomasville, GA, Robert (Hazel) Williams of Miccosukee, and Robert (Priscilla) Stevens of Tampa; 4 sisters, Dollie Mae Hollomon of Tampa, Ezell Baity and Alberta Lynn of Miccosukee, and Shirley Jones of Tampa; 7 sisters-inlaw, Essie Parker, Willie Mae, Nellie, Marilyn (Freddie) Shaw, Johnnie Mae and hu.sband, Iradene and Carolyn, all of Tampa; 4 brothers-in-law, Russell Simmons, Sr., James (Evelyn) Simmons, Hubert (Dorothy) Simmons, and Lonnie (Lolita) Simmons, all of Tampa; two great uncles, Columbus (Cora) Parker of Jacksonville, and William Barker of Tallahassee; 2 great aunts, Emma Randolph and Bearice Vann of Miccosukee; J.6 grandchildren; a devoted cousins, Daisy Gay; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation for Ms. Simmons will be held Friday, June 8, 2007, from 6-8 p. m. at Morning Glory Funeral Chapel, 5100 N. Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, Harold Jones, Owner. MORNING GWRY FUNER AL CHAPEL :::D 0 )> < c.. c: z m 1\) 0 0 -...J r 0 :!! CJ) m z -4 z m r m c: r r !!l z "a c: m r c;; :::t m 0 m .. < m :::D < -4 c: m CJ) 0 )> z c :!! 0


....... 0 0 N rxj w z :J .., > < c a: u.. c a: IL c z < c (/) w :J t-> a: w > w c w ::z: (/) :J m :J D. z tu ..J ..J :J m ...J w z i= z w (/) < c a: 0 ..J IL MR. FREDDIE LEE BROOKS, SR. A homegoing celebration for Mr. Freddie Lee Brooks, Sr., of 1906 North Mitchell Avenue, Tampa, will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 11 a. m. at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, 4618 N. Florida Ave., Tampa,' Rev. H. D. McFadden, pastor, officiating. Mr. Brooks, affectionately called "Noot," by close friends and family, was born in Valdosta, Georgia, to the. late Kerry and Alberta Brooks on Apri119, 1942. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Ms. Carolyn Brooks. Left to cherish fond memories of his love are: wife, Betty Brooks; children, Michelle Brooks, Karren Brooks, Lisa Brooks, Freddie Brooks, Jr., Julie Brooks, Latrina Brooks and Marcus Brooks; grandchildren, Jasmine Brooks, Amariel Brooks, Laquinta Pippens and Charles Pippens; great grandchild, Jhakis Pippens; brothers, John W. Brooks, Sr. and Ulysses (Mary) Brooks, Sr.; sisters, Catherine (Richard) Trim, Tommie Mae (AI), Viola Brooks and Coralee White; uncles, John W. Staford, Jr., Robert Troup, Sr., and Horace Washington; aunts, Northern Green, Leola Dennard, and Queen (Roy) Rue; nephews and nieces, John, Jr., Chris, Tonya, Michelle, Tanya, Neicy, Duke, Cee, Daka, Missy, DeeDee, Shan, Quette, Daphne, Snoopy, Tim, Lisa, Carrie Ann, Amy, Twalla, Neka, Diane, Sean and LaShell; close friend, Willie White; and many more sorrowing friends and family far too numerous to name; special mention to the compassionate staff at St. Joseph's Hospital. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 8, 20.07, at Stone's Memorial Funeral Home, 5016 North 22nd Street, Tampa, from 6 8 p. m. in the Edward W. Stone, Sr. and Fannie B. Stone Memorial Chapel. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church at 10:45 a. m. on Saturday, June 9, 2007. The repast will be held immediately following the interment at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in the O'Keefe Hall, 1203 N Nebraska Ave. Anyone wishing to bring a dish is welcome to leave it at that location. Services entrusted to ,,. Stone's Memorial Funeral w Home. "A FANNIE B. SIUNE TRADmONALSERVICE" MR. ROOSEVELT JAMES BAKER, SR. Funeral services for Mr. Roosevelt James Baker, Sr., age 87, of Tampa, who passed on Friday June 1, 2007, will be conducted on Saturday June 9, 2007, at 1 p. m. at Allen Temple A-M.E. Church, 2101 N. Lowe Street, Tampa, Reverend Willie J. Cook, pastor, with Father Christian Villagomez& of St. Chad's Episcopal Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Baker was a native of Midway, before moving to Tampa where he resided for over 70 years. He was born on February 7, 1920, to the late Mr. Hamp and Elease Baker. He was preceded in death by: his son, Dr. Roosevelt J. Baker Jr.; sisters, Mozell and Flossie Baker, and Olivette Overton. Mr. Baker was a graduate of Middleton High School, class of 1939, aU. S. Navy World War II Veteran, and a graduate of Florida A&M UniversitY, where he earned his Master's Degree in Industrial Arts. He was a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Ada T. Payne Friends of the Urban Library, Union of Black Episcopalians (U.B.E.), Tampa Coalition for Change, Sociedad La Union Marti Maceo, Middleton Alumni, The Elks, and a Grand 32nd Degree Mason. He started his teaching career in 1949 at Middleton Senior High School. He was the Industrial Arts teacher there for over 25 years. He taught at Memorial High School and was Department Head at Hillsborough Senior High School. He was known to his students as "Mr. Baker, the shop teacher. He inspired many of his students to become the best they could be. Mr. Baker leaves to cherish his memories; daughters, Ms. Elizabeth Baker (New York), Ms. Frances Baker, Dr. Olivia Shepherd, Ms. Patricia Bain, and Ms. Conslee Standberry; brother, Mr. Leroy Baker; and sister, Ms. Louise Holmes, all of Tampa; grandchildren, Elizabeth Anderson (Keith), Frances Shepherd and Romond MIQor all ofTampa, Major Marshanna BainGipson (Tyrone) of Oklahoma, Roosevelt Glover (Vanessa), Maquesha Bain, Dr. Rashondra Bain, and Nicole Standberry (Joseph), all of Tampa, Kenneth L. Pendiver of New York, Terrance L. Strickland, Arthur R. GreaoJY and Corey Sumlin; 19 p-eat JP'IIndc:hildren; nephews, &unuel and Frankie Baker, and .laaaes FUNERALS Holmes, an of Tampa; niece, Alexie Baker; cousins, Viola Smitlt, Catherine Thomas, Beatrice Gaines, Arletha Johnson, Elijah Williams, Mamie&. Young, Rebecca Robinson and Lorine Tillman, an of Midway, and Mercedes Wilcox of New York; like a son, Ezekiel Bain; devoted friends, Herman Monroe and Dr. Aaron Smith; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation for Mr. Baker will be held Friday, June 8, 2007, at Wilson Funeral Home, and the family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. in the chapel. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 12:45 p. m. on Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" MRS. JEANETTE DUBOSE VENTERS Graveside services for Mrs. Jeanette Dubose Venters of 2925 17th Avenue, who passed away in Palmetto General Hospital, Hialeah, on Thursday, May 31, 2007, will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2007, at Rest HavenMemorial Park Cemetery, 4615 E. Hanna Avenue, with Reverend Ronald D. Mizer, officiating. Interment will follow Jeanette leaves in mourning her family who includes: nieces and cousins, Fred Dixon, Jr., Authorine Clark, Klee Williams, Alza L. Stanislaus, Curtistine Dixon, Rogers Barrett (Lydia), Connie Preston, Steve Dixon, Sr.,'and Wayne and Dora Dixon, all of Tampa, Tsharner Myrick of Atlanta, GA, Fannie Howell of St. MRS. JEANEITE DUBOSE vENTERS A native of Georgia, Mrs. Venters had resided in Tampa for a number of years._ She was a longtime member. at St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church where she was a faithful member of the Sunday School and served on Usher Board No. 2. The remains will repose from s-9 p. m. and the family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. on Friday, June 8, 2007, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. Friends are asked to assem-. ble at the cemetery at approximately 10:45 a. m. on Saturday. The Repast will be held at St. :t.uke A.M.E., 2709 N 25th Street, following the interment. In lieu of flowefs, donations can be made to St. Luke AME Church, Usher Board #2, "A WILSON SERVICE" MS. RHONDA FAYE BROWN Ms. Rhonda Faye Brown was born on July 29, 1C)62 and passed awar on June 1, 2007. There wil be a family and friends gathering honoring Rhonda Faye Brown on Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 2 p. m. at 2309 Arch Street, Tampa. Rhonda, a.k.a., Faye, was preceded in. death by: her brothers, Herman D. Brown and Jeffrey L. Brown; her sister, Edith Mae Brown; and her parents, Cora B. Brown and James LBrown. She leaves to cherish her memory: her daughter, Debra Wilson (Kenneth); her grandchildren, Antoinette Bowles, Antoine Bowles, Jr., Alexis Bowles Malik Wilson, Makayla Wilson and Matthew Wilson of Georgia; sisters, Liman Brown and Virginia Conley (Willie, II); brothers, James Lee Brown (Janice) of Tampa, and Ricky Moss of Pensacola; nieces, Angela Watkins (David), Elizabeth,. Shearman ; (Franklin), Shanta Conley, Jeanetta Brown and Twala Warren; nephews, .WiHie Conley, Ill, Marvin Conley, Anthony Conley, Jasmia Conley; Keith Conley and Telly Warren, an of Tampa; uncle, Leroy Brown of Omaha, Nebraska; aunts, Georgia Minor of Detroit, Michigan, Ruthie Wiggins of Pensacola, Jeanette Gadsden of Montgomery, Alabama, and .. Petersburg, Mrs. Margie Barrett and family of Hialeah, Mrs. Beverly Bryant (Willie) and family of Altamonte Springs, Miss Arnetta Lockett and family of Minneapolis, MN, Mrs. Antoinette Lockett of Orlando, and Rhonda_ Griffan of Sanford; special friends, Mrs. Ernestine Upshaw, Ms. Noemi Williams, Mrs. Lyn Ford, Geraldean Johnson, Willie Charles Gordon, Creola Morgan and family, the HiSmith family, and the Escalante family; and a host of other relatives and friends. 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::D = MEMORIAMS I CARD OF THANK ======: HAPPY ANNIVERSARY MOTHER AND DADDY .JUNE&, 1933 MRS. ESSIE MAE MELTON PURIFY Sunrise: July to, 1916 Sunset: March 8, 1994 MR. RUFUS PURIFY Sunrise: February 25, 1914 Sunset: March 21, 2005 That they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them." Rev. 14:13. Mother and Daddy we commune with you daily through your precepts and examples in our hearts. Thanks for the foundation. Alma Rhea, Altamese and Robert, Altamarie, Eve and family. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM BRIAN ADAMS Happy 30th birthday to Killa "B!" These six months feel like six years. Yoq will never be forgotten. We love and miss you! The Harris family. -IN MEMORIAM BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM .,._ .. E DDIE THOMPSON, JR. June to, 1950 "Time cannot steal the treasures that we carry in o u r hearts, n o r ever dim t h e shining thoughts our cherished past imparts." Happy birthday. Love, mother, Martha Thompson, and family. CARD OF THANKS MAITIEJIM JOHNSON The family of the late Mattie Jim Johnson would like to thank the wonderful and caring people who really went out of their way to be helpful in so many ways. As always with kindness and a smile. Perhaps you gave flowers, food and cards or game money, it was really appreciated and we pray that God will continue to bless you and your family. Special thanks to Rev. Joe L. Gay and his wonderful congregation at St. James A. M. E. Church, and the Wilson Funeral Home Staff. The Johnson, Andrews, Crews and Bowers families. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM DERRICK EUGENE ANDERSON, a .k.a., NOOKIE 6-7-71 I thank God for the 35 years He gave my son to me. I miss you and will always love you. Your mom, Josie, and family. Happy birthday. GIANNA MONIQUE SHULER Must Have Car TomyGiGi. A year has-passed but it only seems like yesterday. We all miss you so very much and we know that "this too shall pass. Love, mommy, daddy, Tre, Khiry, CK, Stefan, Catie, your grandmothers and grandfather, and all your a unties. 18 Years Old or Older Call 248-1921 2207 21st. Ave. Tampa FL 33601 Principal Calls On Community To Take School To The Top On Monday, Carl C. Green took the reigns of Middleton High School as its new princi pal. Green feels that with the help of the community, he can take the school to the top in both academics and athletics. "I believe that working with the community, we have the opportunity to go.far. We can be on top in academics and athletically; but academically first." Prior to becoming a member of the Hillsborough County School District, Green served in the U. S. Navy for 24 years: He retired in 1996 in Norfolk, CARL C. GREEN ... New Principal of High School Virginia, as a Lieutenant going to have to work with the Commander. community as a team to make Upon his retirement, he this happen. I need the comand his wife, Mrs. Nadine munity to work with me." Green, (who was also in the A native of James Allen, military) settled in Tampa. South Carolina, Green earned Mrs. Green, a teacher .at his B A. degree in Social Robinson High School, is a Science from Chapman Tampa native. University in Anaheim, After deciding to become an California. He earned his educator, Green set a lO-year Master's in Education form Old goal for himself. He wanted to Dominion University, in becom e a principal within a Norfolk, Virginia, and his decade of entering the system. Education Specialist Degree His first assignment was at from Nova University. Robinson High Schpol, where The father of 3 adult chilhe taught math and coached dren and 4 grandchildren, the Girls' Basketball Team. He Green enjoys basketball, was then assigned as the chest, and spending time with Intervention Specialist while his wife. there. He feels that Middleton is After leaving Robinson, he the foundation for students went to Riverview High School, who will become the future where he served as Assistant Principal of Student Affairs. leaders. "Ifelt the history of the school when I walked in the His assignment took him to c ):lo 'c: z m N 8 "' r-0 l:t rn m z :::i z m r-1 aJ c: r r-z ., c:. aJ r-c;; % m 0 m < m ::D < m rn c Durant High School, where he door. It is engrained in us served as the Assistant Historically, I came from an Principal of Administration. area such as this, and it can be Thirteen months ago, Green the same way as it was in the b ecame the Assistant Principal past. It's time for our kids to of Curriculum at Brandon High get back. to respecting their School. "I had a goal and I did elders. They need' to know that it," he said. there is something beyond this Of his-new assignment, They need to set goals and they Green said, "Middleton is a must apply themselves. ., diamond in the rough. I'm here Reporter Iris B. Holton ::D to. smooth the dust off and to can be contacted at (813) 6 make the diamond shine. But, 24B-19Jl1 .or by e-mail at we can't do it alone. We are jris@tlsentinel. com. ):lo z 0 F V I MJddleton Class Of '58 The Middleton Senior High School Class of 1958 will hold its monthly business meeting today (Friday), June 8th, 6-8 p. m. The meeting will be held at the Loretta Ingraham Center, 1611 N. Hubert Ave., Carver City. Items on the agenda are: return reunion survey to Lillie Buie Mitchell, happy birthday Geminis, happy Father's Day, bring a classmate and a covered dish John Shipp, president and Rose Pearl Gambrell Jones, reporter. For more information, call (813) 558.:.8519. Howard w. Blake Class0f'68 The Howard W. Blake Class of 1968 will m ee t Saturday, June 9th, 1 p m. at the Hillsborough County S c hool District Office of C) S upplier Diversity, 4901 E. Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Bhd. m P l ease plan to attend so that w e can further plan for our


,.._ 0 0 N tt5 w z ::J ..., >= < Tampa Woman Killed In Triple Shooting C JACKSONVILLE -For the third time in two months, a barrage of gunfire was unleashed on Ahmad Drive in Northwest Jacksonville. This time, three people were killed, one of them a 21-yearold woman from Tampa; Kennethia Keenan. According to sources, Keenan had traveled to Jacksonville to visit an acquaintance. The ....__...-. triple murder was the KENNETHIA KEENAN first in Jacksonville .. Tampa woman shot to death in since 2002 Jacksonville triple murder. Possible witnesses were questioned Wednesday morning, but no suspects have been arrested. Sgt; Dan Janson of the Jacksonville Police Department said neighbors reported hearing gunshots shortly before mid-C night Tueaday. Living in fear, nearby residents wouldn't say much for fear of c retribution. Z Police said a slew of bullet holes dotted the pink concrete cr. block home. In April, the house was hit by bullets and neighbors reported hearing between :io and 30 shots fired. One resident referred to the area as "blood'road". W In Tuesday's shooting, two of the victims were found dead in the house and the third died shortly after at a local hospital. > Also killed in the shooting was Desmond Robinson of a: Jacksonville. The third victim has not been identified. w > Police said the house where the shooting occurred was sold W to a South Florida man. It was rented out in March by the fa owner, Harry Davila. CRIME Suspect Sought On Murder Charge RICK JOSEPH wanted for shooting 16-year-old The Hillsbo-rough County Sheriff's Office has issued a warrant on a charge of second-degree murder in the shooting of a Wharton High School student Deputies said on May 3, 2007, Rick Joseph, 20, armed himself with a handgun and shot 16-year-old Marcus Johnson during an altercation .at the Cedar Trace Apartments. Deputies said Joseph ran toward Johnson, firing 3 to 4 rounds, striking Johnson once. He died enroute to the hospital. ::1: 0 ::::i m ::J Joseph was identified by witnesses as the shooter, and deputies are asking anyone with information to Joseph's whereabouts to -----------...:., contact the Sheriff's Office at Sickle Cell Association 247-82oo. z ... ... ;:) m .!I w z i= z w 0 < c a: 0 ... I.L of Hillsborough County Tobacco Marketed To Presents "Old School Music of the "60s" '"70s" & "80s" When: Saturday, June 16, 2007 Where: Tampa Letter Carrier's Hall 3003 Street Time: 9:00 PM-I :00 AM BYOB&FOOD Donation: $10.00 in Advance/$15.00 at the Door Door Prizes for the best "60s", "70s" & "80s" Outfits Music By: Floyd Joy AU to Sidlt CtU Progrcms Donations are Tax-deductible. Ticket Outlet: Sickle Cell Office 3402 N. 22d ST-247-5999 Blacks By Helen Huntley, Times Staff Writer Tobacco companies targeted African-Americans with sophis ticated marketing aimed at get ting them hooked on cigarettes and eventually killing them, says a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Miami-Dade Circuit Court The marketing was "meticu lously planned and executed with clear racist intent," says the suit filed by Miami lawyer J .B. Harris on behalf of African-American Gloria Tucker, of Coral Springs, rep. resenting the estates of her grandmother and mother. Annie Mae Swain, 80, died in 1994, and Dorothy Oliver, 72, died in 2000 of acute cardiopulmonary failure and other cardiovascular prob lems. Both lived in Broward County. The suit asks for more than $1-billion in damages from tobacco companies Philip Morris USA, Lorillard Tobacco, R.J. Reynolds and Liggett Group. The suit says the companies' targeted marketing included billboards in African-American neighborho'ods, sponsorships of sporting events, endorsement deals with African-Parole Board ReJects Request Of Convicted Killer On Wednesday, the Florida Parole Commission rejected the parole request of a man serving a life sentence for a 1983 robbery and murder. Gary Leonard Tillman, 44, admitted to attacking Marjorie Shannon, 22, in August 1983. She had stopped to use a pay phone outside a Thonotosassa convenience store when Tillman grabbed her, dragged her behind .the stored, stabbed her 59 times, then robbed the store. Tillman pleaded guilty to murder and was sentenced to death, but the Florida Supreme Court overturned the sentence in 1991, ruling the plea agreement left out too many details of the crime to uphold the death penalty. His sentence was commutea to life iri prison. Under 1983 rules, Tillman GARY TILLMAN ... denied parole served 25 years before he was eligible for parole. At the Wednesday Commission Hearing, they determined he would not be released for 92 years. Under Florida law, prisoners sentenced to life in prison no longer are eligible for parole. Congressman Charged With Taking Brlbs WASHINGTON--Nearly two years after federal agents reported finding $90,000 in a freezer in his Washington home, U.S Rep. William Jefferson has been charged with a global campaign to solicit bribes, obstruct justice and engage in racketeering, Justice Department officials said Monday. The veteran Louisiana Democrat faces 16 criminal counts, said Alice Fisher, assistant U.S. attorney general in the criminal division. "This case is about greed, power and arrogance," said Joe Persichini, director of the FBI's Washington field office, led the investiga tion. In addition to the racketeerAmerican celebrities and satu ration ad campaigns in publica tions such as Ebony, Jet and Essence. Cigarette brands were even created specifically for the African-American market, including the "X" cigarette from Philip Morris and the "Uptown" from R.J. Reynolds. Both brands were later with drawn The Uptown was sold in packs of 10 and had higher tar and nicotine levels. Many Florida lawyers are gearing up to file cases, said Edward Sweda, senior attor ney for the Tobacco Products Liability Project, part of the Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern University in Boston. Sweda safd 6o to 70 lawyers attended a seminar the project sponsored in Miami in February on "'how to try and win tobacco cases." Harris was one of the speakers. REP. WILLIAM JEFFERSON ing and solicitation charges, Jefferson been charged with money laundering, wire fraud, conspiracy and violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. "Congressman Jefferson is innocent. He plans to fight this indictment and clear his name," said Jefferson's attorney, Robert Trout. He said the "creative" indictment does not say Jefferson promised anyone legislative favors. l Jefferson isthe first U.S. official ever charged under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1c)77, which prohibits cor porate bribery. The charges are based on 11 schemes in which Jefferson allegedly solicited bribes for himself and his family from government and business officials in the United States, Nigeria, Botswana, Equatorial Guinea and Sao Tome e Principe, U.S. Attorney Chuck Rosenberg said at an afternoon news conference. Jefferson has denied wrongdoing, and won a ninth congressional term in a December runoff despite the allegations.


CRIME NEWS Arrests Made In Shooting At Middleton High School What started as a conflict last week 'between a couple of neighborhood groups, and two individuals from those groups, culminated in a shot being fired at Middleton High School, Wednesday. According to Tampa Police, a vehicle pulled into the north parking lot of Middleton High School around noon and three Black males got out. Police said they were look ing for Octavious Laundry, 17. Laundry had been charged in January with felony aggravated assault. with a deadly weapon. According to police spokesperson Laura McElroy, Laundry allegedly had fired a handgun at 17year-old Ariel Cruz. On Wednesday Cruz and two others spotted Laundry in a courtyard on the campus and initiated a fight with him and another student. Police said during the fight, Cruz pulled out a handgun and chased Laundry and the other student inside the school hallway. There, Cruz allegedly fired one shot that struck a glass No one was injured. After the shooting, Cruz and two others fled the cam-ARIEL CRUZ ... charged in the shooting pus. The school was immedi ately placed on lockdown after. the incident. Cruz and two others were seen leaving the campus in a green 4-door sedan, possibly a Toyota Camry. Later that evening, police arrested Cruz, charging him with aggravated assault with a firearm. A second student was charged with misdemeanor trespassing in the incident. A third suspect is still being sought. Laundry's father, William, reportedly told police he saw a car similar to the one seen leaving Middleton's campus 3 Women Sought On Fraud Charges The Hills---borough County Sheriff's Office has released surveiflance photographs and 3 women using counterfeit checks SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS to open a new account at SunTrust Bank. located in Hillsborough County and one in Orange County (Orlando). OCfAVIOUS LAUNDRY .. ran inside the school with a friend to avoid being shot. drive past his family's home Sunday. There were two School Resource Officers on the campus at the time of the shoot ing. A teacher at the school called police when she report edly saw the car parked in the side lot and the three suspects exiting. Although police said they could not classify the shooting as gang related, witnesses at the scene said it appeared to be an ongoing conflict between a neighborhood group called the Goyams and another group. Teenager Charged In Attack On Blind Man Tampa Police detectives have arrested and charged 1.6-year-old Michael Watts in the May 25th attack of a blind man. According to police, Kris Scheppe, 27 and blind, was walking from the Amtrak Train Station on Nebraska Avenue to a bus stop when he took a wrong turn near Central Park Teenager Shot By Officer On May 25, 2007, Michelle McPherson was leaving the home of a relative in the 4000 block of Louisiana Street. As Ms McPherS()n approached the curb she slipped and fell, causing a group of teenagers to laugh at her. According to Tampa Police, it was at that point when Ms. McPherson scolded the teenagers for laughing at her, and one of them stepped forward and pointed a gun at her, threatening to kill her After reporting the incident to police, an arrest affidavit was prepared for his arrest, said TPD spokesperson Laura McElroy. On Wednesday, police went to the residence of Rechi. L. Butler, 18; to arrest him on the affidavit. McElroy said when the officers approached Butler to arrest him, he put his hands inside his front pocket. After the officers twice told Butler to show his hands and he refused, Officer Shannon Murphy, shot Butler once in the arm. Butler was wounded and taken to a local hospital for treatment. Police said they found marijuana in Butler's front pocket and they said he was try ing to discard it when he was approached at 9 a.m. in front RECHI Bt.ITLER ofhis home. Butler has been charged with aggravated assault in the incident. Officer Murphy was placed on administrative leave while the shooting is being investi gated. Police gathered outside the home of Rechi Butler after an officer shot him during an arrest attempt. Coach John Brooks, founder of the Brooks Boxers Program, recalled working with Butler and said he was a great kid. "I had instilled discipline in him, but the support wasn't there. He eventually stopped coming to the gym. He was a good kid and I never had any problems with him. He had great potential." HOICE BAIL BONDS Job Reft'errals Referrals For Re-establishing Convicted Felons Voting Rights (813) 664;.0404 5005 Martin Luther Ki: Jr. Blvd. (lblock east of 50th Detectives said all 3 are using the name of Lekesha Marie Chatmon and the incident occurred between November 30 and December 5, 2006. Anyone who can identify the Black female suspects is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477. Village. ... Detectives said the crimes occurred at several banks Authorities said the women may not be from this area and may be using the 1-4 corridor to target banks. Two Women Sought For Robbing Bank On Tuesday morning, a sur veillance camera caught the images of two women robbing the Service First Credit Union, 8916 Sabat Industrial Boulevard. The Hillsborough County Sherifrs Office reports two individuals entered the credit union and handed a teller a note demanding money. The two suspects then fled from the bank in a dark green Honda Accord with ti.nted windows arid 'a white sticker on the right side of the bumper and gold Honda Accord lettering. The suspects were described as Black females with their SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS faces concealed by Muslim type wear. One woman was described as appearing to be 25 to 35 years old, 5'9" to 5'11" tall with brown eyes and a light com plexion. 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B Zetas Preparing For Sir Debonair/Sir Lord Presentation I The Beta Sigma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is in the final stages of preparing for the 26th Annual Sir Debonair/Sir Lord Presentation Gala to be held at 5 p m. on Sunday June lOth The event will be held at the West Tampa Convention Center, 3005 W Columbus Dr. Over the years, Zeta has developed an impressive cadre of Black Male Community Leaders to serve as Role Models and share career i n f o r m ation and survival skills. Role Mod e l s who were fea ture d at recent w orks hop s i nclude Dr. George Foxx, Fred Hearns, Retired Judge Perry Little, Marvin L. Martin, Sr., George Robinson, Kenneth P Rushing and Jetie B Wilds, Jr. Other Role Models addi n g their a dvice were Dave Cross, Phillip Dams, John Ingraham, Morris L. Martin, Jr. Daryl Richardson, Saffold, Richard Smiley and Larry Williams. In an earlier workshop, Mrs. Mary Birdsong, RN, presented information on physical, social and emotional well-being. Herman Broxton of Tampa Bay Workforce offered the teens an opportunity to interview for summer jobs, while providing career information and basic interview skills. Soror Cynthia Brady serve d a s Mistress of Soror Betty Kinsey, Chair man or the Sir Debonair/Sir Lord Committee at the Finer Womanhood Ccll'bration. Ceremony at the Teen W orkshop s a nd Soror Elaine Lee wa s in c h a r ge of Cha pter pro tocol. The Blue and White Famil y wor s h ipped at Grea ter Bethel Baptist Church, Rev. Oscar Johnson, .Jr., Pastor. :::iurors Betty Kinsey and Frances Johnson p r e s ented a famed photo of the Foundi n g Mothers of the Beta Sigma Zeta Chapter t o Soror Ann McClinton, one of the Foun ding Mothers, a s a T ok e n of App re ciat io n Soror McClinton i s a member of Greater Bethel Baptis t Church Foll o w i n g w o r s hip the Zeta family dined at the Zeta House. Dinner was p r e p a r e d by t h e hos t committe e SOROR CURTISS WILSON chaired by Soror Michelle Lemons, MD. Further information was provi d e d to the tee n s by Role Models Elder Charles Davis, Pastor of Colle ge Hill Church of God in Christ and Tyron e Reddish, C om-plia n ce o f t h e Tampa Bay Eng ineering F irm and Management Consultant to the 7, Florida Dep t of T ra n s p o rtati o n Ms. Uary Jones, Librarian from the Robert \\'. Saunders Library p r ovided s chol arship in f o r mation and emph a s ized the value of u s in g the public library. She announced an upcomin g Scholarship Seminar on Saturday, June 9th, 11 a. m. 1 p m for stu dents in g rades 912. Harold Clark, retired A ssistant Superintendent of Steppers To Comp t Shown at the Finer Womanhood Celebration are Dr. Elaine Lee, Rev. Maize Roju and Dr. MicheUe Lemona. Soror Ann M cClinton, center, received a framed photo or Beta Sigma Zeta's Founding Mothers Shown with her are Sorors Frances Johnson and Betty Kinsey. Public S c h oo l s calle d atten tion to the e x cellent op portu niti e s av ail a b le for students to prepare themselves for the futu r e For a dd i tion a l informati on contact Soror B etty Kinsey, Chnirman of the Sir Debonair/Sir Lord Program, <813) 872-8809, Soror E. N. Cusseaux (8 13) 870-0546 or Soror Augusta Thomas (813) 621-3919. Soror Gretchen Hunter is t h e Basileus of the Beta Sigma Zeta Chapter. In Tallahassee Steppers of a Unique Legacy will head to Tallahassee for a National Steppers competition on Saturday, June 91.. 2007, for "The Stomp Down In T-Town." The show i s being h eld at Rickards High School. Three of the best teams will make the trip: JV Squad (ages 9-13), Co -Ed Varsity Team ( ages 14 2 1 ) and an All Mal e Step Team (age s 1 4-2 1 ) For more information on how you can support the team, con t act Ms andra ( 81 3 ) 96 5 4 2 81. M s Nett ( 813) 32 5 44 66 o r A l e x (813 )


BIRTHDAY GREETINGS -c a: u. c z 4( c 0 w ::;) l-it w > w It's My Sister's Birthday JsAndMS.Js Happy birthday. Ya'U see it. It doesn't get any better than U.N.V. Me CunEPIE this. She's older, wiser and still with my brother. Don't stare just turn the page. From your sisters, Cordeia an dTay. Happy Birthday c w :x: Mommy, you've always DEZMOND GREEN en made a way for us when you thought there was no way. So, ::;:, on this day we would like to c:L say happy birthday. Z Love, your three children, Dezmond Green, a student at Bible Truth Academy, is being congratulated for making the Honor Roll. tij Yana, Day Day and Lil Bo. ..J We would also like to send a 5 special birthday wish to m Miosha. He is the son of Don Green and Tiffany Paige; grandson of Sping Paige, Jessie Paige and Don Lee; great grandson of Ernest and Georgie Mac Butler; and nephew of Rogena Glean. ...=. w z i= z w 0 4( c a: 0 ..J u. m I N w CJ Support The Florida Sentinel Advertisers Failing G .. ades? Low Test Sc:o .. es? Being Held Bac:k? Be Motivated B e s uccessful! Be part of the fun and SUMMER CAMP SliD OFF Before June 101h PLUS: TUTORt"N6t A$16.00 For more Information call: Learning Is ForEver Educational Servlcell, LLC 451-1934 9673656 Happy Birthday June 9, 2007 DAMARIS ANNALYSE BOWERS It's your first, won't be your last, and you are my everything. Love, daddy, Gregory L. Bowers, Jr. NEVEN And NYEN Birthday wishes arc going out to our little man, Neven. We love you QUENTIN JEFFERSON Wishing Quentin Jeremiah Jefferson a happy 1st birthday (4/27/06). He is the son of Quinton A. Jefferson, Jr. a n d Tamara D .. Jefferson; and brother of Turhan D Johnson, .Jr., all of Maryl and, with the Jefferson, Taylor, Hepburn, Collins, Lester, Slater and Bailey familie s. Quentin cl' lcbratcd hi s birthday with relatives and friends. YVONNE GREEN And LISA PATIERSON Happy birthday to the world's greatest mother. Love, your family! MICHELLE Happy birthday to our f a vorite Lady Love, Lil Tee and daughter, Journi. LILLIE WAlTERS Lord, I thank you for allowing me to see another year. Lord, you're so good Thank you Jesus. SMOOTH PRESENTS '-


. ALL ABOUT YOU! The Royal Court Birthday And Anniversary Happy Anniversary JOE And TOSHIMI PARKER Congratulations to my wife, Toshimi Parker. It's her birthday and our anniversary, 6/7/07. Love, your husband, Joe Parker, and girls, Nee Nee and Nae Nae. Happy Anniversary, Mr. Archie GREGORY And SHELIA SOARREY "TT r-Gregory and Shelia Soarrey celebrated their 20-year anniversary June 7 God has blessed us with a love that will last 6 forever. )> PRINCESSES DEJANAE, DEJANIQUE, DIAMOND And KING CHRIS FRIERSON Two hearts came together and became one. A love that is ever-rn lasting, thanks be to God. The King is here. It's our daddy's birthday and he's taking over one city at a time Daddy, we hope you have a wonderful birthday and hope for many more. We love you forever. From, Princesses Dejanique, Dejanae, Diamond and Dwauna. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL For KING'S KIDS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY AND LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER .? '" ;;=,. ,, ... ,. J,.. MR. And MRS. ARCHIE (TANYA) JERRY Thank you for the joy, sunshine, protection and your unconditional love. God knew what He was doing when He joined us together. Thank you Mr. Archie for allowing God to be the head of our life, household and the lo\e we share together. Go z 0 :a 0 June 6, 1997 Tt'll years of marriage. th<' h<'st \'l'nrs of both our lh<'s. ff Mny thl're lw ll\Ol'l\ aJ


m I w Church With ;4 .Messugc Where A Stranger Meets A Friend And A Sinner finds G11d" Pastor, Elder Tho:odis Lane Chairman Of Deacon Board: Deacon Albc:rt Wilson Chainnap Od Trustee: Board; Brother Theodis Lunc:, Jr. Church Clerk: Sister Brenda Ford Come Join Us In The Celebration Of Our liJibQJ Cliurtcli lnnivertsag Sundav. June10, 2007:45 A.M. Theme: "Fighting To Win Thematic Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-18 ELDER THEODIS LANE PASTOR T. D. LEONARD 10:45 A.M. Service Of Mt. Tabor 4:00P.M. Service Public Relations: Sis. Carlye Lane Special Event Coordinators: Sis Beverly Harvin, Sis. Patrecia McWhorter And Sis Tommictta Ki Saturday, June 9, 2007 6 P.M. Location: East Chelsea Baptist Church 7225 East Chelsea Tampa, FL Guest Speaker: LABRA WN SAFFOLD ay, First Missionary Baptist Church Of Winter Haven FL PASTOR DOLLISON J=...I {').,.. .. 200 Aven u e R (NW) \\'inter Haven .. FL .. 33881 Churches Pa111cipating From All Over The State Of Florida!!! Come Be A Part Of This Worship Experience And Ce lebration Of Prai.\'C! To Tire Lord! (.{_;: ... !a' I ({ _;:'-' !tl .. .. For more information call: (863) 293-9686 or (813) 215-H942 State Convention President: HARTIIOLOMEW BANKS D. Youth l'rcsldcnt: BRO. DAIUUEL DROWN To a true friend, happy birthday and many more lvour tum to shine Mingling). Love you, Laylu. local news education religion business health sports family entertainment in the Florida Sentinel 813 248 1921 New Beginnings M B. Church 3101 E Lake Ave Tampa. FL 33610 (813) 503-9843 REV. DAVID P. CARSON PASTOR FIRST LADY MARY CARSON Sunday School 9:30 A. M. 11 A.M. Morning Worship Tuesday 7 P. M Prayer Meeting & Bible Study ALL ABOUT YOU! === SHARITA, UL CED And MEO Happy birthday. From: T, children, family and friends. We love you. Happy birthday to Brit and P .O.P. MEO And LAYLU EDGUARDO, b.k.a., SMURF Our little man is turning the big 6/u and will celebrate with family and friends at MacFarland Park on 6/9. Love you, Smurf. Spunk, Dwight and Papa. Ms. Gemini ASHLEY l would like-to send a special birthday shout out to that cial woman in my life, Mrs. Pope. Happy birthday, Bae l..o\-e, Pope. Birthday Notices And Other Announcements Deadline: 1 Week In Advance Call: 248-1921 For More Info -LIFE CHANGING BAPTIST CHURCH WESTSIDE S.O.A. CHURCH 1803 E. 5hadowlnn l""-FL. 33610 18131 236-6706 p,.,., & Bille Stv*. 6:30 WlnniM EVVI s.tuldu t1:30 l"n-..-Uwu n-llh n. Wa!d Of Hellt.w


:ll. RELIGIOUS hurch School BY REV. RICKY WIGGS were messed up and had a lot of problems. As if it could not be any worse, they did not acknowl edge God in the land. When they were living their life in the world, they would not let peopie know they were God's peo-1 I pie. They did not claim to be Where Did You Go Wrong? people. They started act-L. ---------:-----:---:---:--:::-:-:-:-. ------:-;::-::-:-:-:::--;-::. 7 ing like they served other gods. Have you ever sat down and bad. Gettmg up m the They acted like God did not a si,uation in your world and forgettmg about exist. life? Have you ever sat and one who you over IS One of the worse things you pondered how did you get to never a good can do is act like God does not where you are? When times Charge 12 IS even wo!se exist. It is like seeing someone got tough relationships fell the first, no love. Love IS a sen-you know but when in the pubapart, s:nd"lnoney got fat1ny, ous thing! When they didn't lie you act like you don't know did you ever wonder where did love themselves, God loved them. Some people call it actI go wrong? When the world ing "Brand New". This is a serious question that treatmg them as slaves, rapmg God then tells them of the we must ask ourselves in our and over workconsequences that will happen spiritual life. The church and mg their sons, God to them because they went the people of God must ask that they are m this wrong. God will not sit back themselves this very question, place, they do not seem to and let people treat Him any "Where did we go wrong?" love for oftentimes kind of way and stiU receive his In this week's lesson selected treat God bke He IS not worthy blessings. When you examine from Hosea 4:1-4; 7:1, 2; of their time nor attention. your life and identify when 12:6-9; 14:1, this is This is.a bad place to be when things started going wrong, it being answered. It IS not only you don t love the person who may have been when you com being answered but the consefirst loved you. When every"tt d f th s As 1 ed b f m1 e one o ese sm quences of going wrong are body else ov you ecause o d h f th t f also explained. what you had, how good you you rea t e o e s ory The just character of God is looked, or what you could offer, you wdl see that there IS that HE will not just pronounce God loved you although you shU hope. judgment on you without first telling you what you did wrong. God will give a list of the charges being brought against you and the rul es you have bro ken. At this point God's anger is against His people, the Children of Israel. God addresses this charge to them who dwell in the land (4:1). What is the charge and where did they go wrong? -rhere is no faithfulness, no ,,, c. h YNr Rmdllf yaa conunr fnJm lhc Ea.. 1-tc lill-.borour h ,.,.Hih Srrm,l_, clwn:b YClUl n ht fr nou 1R ctltll.,f frona the '" -Hth tum l d t tho: ,..,II he love, no acknowledgement of God in the land" (4:1). They New st. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church are charged with three separate 1006 South 50th street Tampa, Florida 33619 violations. These are serious 813 2426268 transgressions. This is where they went wrong. This may be the place in your Jifp that you went wrong. No faithfulness! After all God had done for them in their lives, they grew unfaithful toward Him. When no one else would give them a chance at a good life, God did, but yet they grew unfaithful. They moved from the projects to suburbs. They went from sticks over the windows to gated communities and alarm systems, but yet they SUnday Morning Worship@ 11:00am Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting B. Bible Study 4P 7:00 pm grew unfaithful. Being unfaithful and losing .Wednesday Night Youth for Christ @ 7:00 pm your commitment is always a point when things start going Perfecte d Love AGAPE MINISTRIES Church Of God In Christ 5112 N. 34th St Tampa, FL 33610 (813) (232-4273) Pastor & Founder LO Sunday School 9: JO A .M. Sunday Morning Wonhlp 11:00 A M Prayer Tuesday 6 : JO P M Bible' Study Tuesday 7:00P.M. Study of the Bible Wednesday 7:30 8 :30 p.m. PreiM & Wonhlp Service Wednesday 8 :30 g p.m. Chlldrwt & Youth Bible S..,. Wednesday 7 8 :3 0 p.m. s.turdu Prulr S.W. & Blbla Stud110 Lm. Youitt Bible Institute 4 p.m. Teen NigH Frtct.y befoN the 2nd Sundu 7 11p.m. -3708 E. laka Avonua Tampa, Fl 33610 (813) 6280752 Website: www stmotthewchurch .com Email : com College Hill Church Of God In Christ 6414 North 30th Tampa, Florida You Are Cordially Invited To The Mother Roxie Flucker President, Board Missionary Darlene Green Vice President, Missaonary Board Missionary Bertha ADen, Program Chairperson Elder Charles Davis Pastor Christ United Methodist Church 3304 East Columbus Drive Tampa, FL 33605 (813) 248-2175 Pastor Rev 13. Aaron Wilds Bishop, Timothy Whitaker Theme: I'm Doing A Great Work And I Come Doltm. Nelremialr 6:3 Sunday, June 10, 2007 3P.M. Me engcr DR. HOWELL Pastor Of Northeast United :\iethodist Cburch 0 c.. c z m 5I' N 0 0 ....., 'TI r-0 :!:! 0 )> en m z ::j z m r;IID c r rm .... z c liD .-en % m 0 m < m :::D -:< .... ST. JOHN CATHEDRAl 3401 E. 25th Avenue T ompa, FL (Comer 34th St. & 25th Ave.) Phone: 813-248-37370r248-3651 Fax: 242-8076 CareUne:248-HELP o BISHOP EDDIE HEWKIUC, Sr. Pastor Mission Statement .. A Church of the inner dty reachlllQ out to the community by mlnlsterlno to the whole man. n Outreach Ministry: NOAH COMMUNilY OUTREACH, INC. I HOUSE OF lYDIA BISHOP ODIE HEWKIIUC and PASTOR AUDREY NEWKIRK 'TI :::D 6


CHURCH DIRECTORY c a: &&... C z c( c U) w :::: w > w c w :l: U) :J ID :::: Q. z i= w _, _, .:::: ID I _, w z ALLEN TEMPLE AMI CHURCH 2101 I.Qwe SL COOK, PASTOR Worship A(tlvtles: Ew Worship 7:45 A.M. Sundu School9:30 A.M. Momlrv Worship 11 A.M. Bible Study 6:45 P.M. College Hill Church Of God In Christ 6414 N. 30th St. at. Chwtu Dns, Pastor SunAr School t-.30 A.M. MorNna .... 11 A.M. Y.P.VI.VI. Vlanhlp 6 P.M. Vlanhlp 7 P.M. Tues. & FrL Serwb 7 P .M. REV. CLEVELAND LANE, Putor Prayer MHting & Bible Study Wdnudu 7 P. M. Sundar School 9:30 A. M. Momil'll Worship 10:55 A. M. Churdl Van ( 813) 627.03338 New FriendshiP M.B.Church 3117 E.l811e .... 241-4127 t ln.II.L. hlltla.1aater WHkly Actlvltlea ............. .. .... ........ ... .... aaa .a hii*IIW... IP.A ......... l'nllr..... JP.A ..... ...., Mt. Zio11 A.M.E. Cl1ttrcl1 5920 Rnhcrl Tnnlt Rnad Rinn it'\\, FL .U569 I ('nnllr nr \ .. 'UJ .\nil lllnntuinctl.ll \\\'. 1 "The Church Whose Doors Are Alway s Op.n" Invite To Attend O u r Services: Wednesday Night Prayer Service And Bible Study 6:30P.M. Church-School Service 9:30A.M. Worship Service 11 A.M. i= "Bless 1M Lord 011 My SONI And Z REv. RONAUJ FOR11JNE A// ThDt/s Within Me W Plscor "Pmist Tht /..nrd:r Hnl) Nan1t" i 0 _, &&... BROWN MEMORifiL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2313 E. 2m AVE. (813) 2.48-5690 (813) 241-6902 W E EifLI' WORSHIP SCHEOVLE IIIIHIIIWICIIool .... 9-.30A.M. lluldiiW Moral ... Wonlll .. 11 A.M. ............... w ........ .... 7:30P.M. Morfti ... Pr..,.r (Tuudr Frldr) .... 9 A.M. WtldlleldiiW N .. llt Wonll ..... 7:30P.M. Ch urch Whem rhe Of' God Flows And rhe Holt Ghost Is In Full Control.w JOHN DOUGLAS, Evangelist Mtim:s Loatllan IDS II S11'ft1 Solnday Sdoool 9:.'\0 ..... Mon*q: Won;Wp II a. ... Bible Sillily (WedDeSOia)' ) 7 p .... Gym 3715 7do J.::a.,t Manna 9 a.m. The New Palm River CQGIC,Inc. 1304 S.. 5Ith RNtt, ,...,., FL 33619 Elder Willie L Fowler Jr., Pastor "the (hurcf) VIMre Evwwbodr b Soraebocb. brtr Momlll Worship l t:JIA.M. Sundlir"'""" LN. 1t1S LN. -----11:30 A.M. ------7 P.M. .. ""' Frtdu ...... ... P.M. O...DINidC. ....... O... ..... .... T cmp o r arU Worshlt tlin g At Gran d Suites Hotel 11310 N. 30th Street Palm Ballrooms 1 & 2 Serv i ce T i mes S und a y Sc h oo l 9 A .M Mornin g Wo rs hip-10:30 A .M


CHURCH DIRECTORY -J;..ife (huh Of God In (hrht 4125 Nassau St. \11. Tampa, FL 33067 (813) Our Weekly Order Of Service Sunday Sd1ool 9 :30 AM Homing Worship 11: 00 AM lnterc.ssory PntlfW Mondu Friday 6:00 A.M. Bible Institute Wednesday 7:30 P.M. Corpontte Pruw EVWY 1st & 3rd FrtdQ 8:00P.M. '-'" ....,. IIMt tt.11 mlghl '-'" LIFL more ABUNDANT-lY" St. Jolvl 10:10 Come & Hear God's Word With God's People AI ST. LUKE A.M.E. CHURCH Tampa, flll&OS :nog N. 2.51h SL (at171h Aw .) 248-6753 REV. RONALD D. HIZER. Pastor Office Hours M-F 10am 2pm 11111dn 7:45 a.m. Earfy Homing Worship 9 a.m. Breakfast Served 9:45 a.m. Church School 11 a.m. Homing Worship Wednadn 12 p.m. Noon Day Prayer Meeting 7 p.m. Prayer And Bible Study Share Box Program Available HOLY OUTREACH FOR CHIRST HOUSE OF PRAYER ASSEMBLY, INC. 2818 E. Osborne Avenue, Tampa, (813) 238-2213 DR. A. F. NELSON-VICKERS, Pastor & Founder "ONE SERVICE CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE" Order Of Service: klndw School 10 ..... Sunde' Homing \llonhlp n e.ra. Tuudlr Nlllht 7'.30 P."'- Bible Sludr 2nd Wednudlr Nislflt 7'.30 p.ra. Substenc. Abuse MlnbtrJ 3fd Wldnesdelf Night 7'.30 Pfft. Sintla l4nbtry 4111 Wednudu flllllt 7'.30 p.ra. H.m.e. HWstrr 1'hundu Nltflt 7'.JO p.m. Senkes Fridu NIIIH 7'.30 P .M. YOUCII Semce Selurdu n e.m.. slbblth Smtc MOUNT PLEASANT M.B. CHURCH 2002 N. Rome Avenue (Comer of Rome Ave. end Spruce St.) P.O. Box 4724 Tampa Dr C. T. Kirkland, Pastor Tel: (813) 253-5714 Fax (813) 254-1441 E-mail: MtPieasantMB@aol.com ?Itt. 'P'UU4e 7eam EARLY HORNING WORSHIP AT 7 :45 A M SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:30 A.M. HORNING WORSHIP 11 A. H. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM Family Series Hour (B.T.U.) 6 PH-Lord's Supper (Communion) TUESDAYS 6 PM PreYer Service 7 PH General Bible Study 7 PH Youth Bible Study TAPE MINISTRY DR. C T KIRKLAND Pastor Order On Line At Web Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org St. Mary M. B. Church Sunday School 9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Worship ll:OOA.M. Wednesday Night: Prayer Meeting-7:00 P.M. Bible Study 8:00 P.M. Thursday Noon Day Prayer Noon to 1:00 P.M. W orship & Study Sl.rdly A 1.4 Early Worshop 9 ol5 A 1.4 10 .esa 2nd Mor!WIQ 5p E\1811ng \1\obrshp 'NeclnHiay 7p. 8lble Slucly (Ill agn) hi or com Laura Street Church of Christ tJ-e su.u "/Qf.d 1l J IACKSON HEIGHTS CHURCH OF CHRIST 1310 Eut Laura Street MINISTER JAMES T. SUTTLE, SR. ORDER OF SERVICES Plant aty, FL 33566 (813) 752 William Kerrfson, Minister IIIIMIU SuiMIw Sunday Sdlool For All Ages 8:30 e.m. Homirv Worship Service !1: 45 a .m. Homing Bible Studlf ......... .... 9:45 A.M. Homlna Worship Worshlp ........ n A.M. Evening \lfonhlp Service 5:00 p.m. Ev.nlna Bible Studlf .............. .. .5 P.M. w.- Evwlina \llorlhlp ... 6 P .M. Bib .. Oessas For All Alles 7:00 p.m ........ Momina Bible Studlf 10 A.M. 3817 E. Llndd A FL 33610 (813) IM.IH ihchurchofdl!ist@aol.c.om Evwlina Bible Studlf ___ .. 7 P.M. St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday Worship Services 7:45A.M. & 11 A.M. Church School 9:30A.M. each Sunday Bible Study 7 P.M. each Wednesday 5202 86th St. Tampa sn-2411 Take Progress Blvd. t o S 85th St. tum Nort h, go t o Ash Avt tum E follow tht curve to the lift (S. 86th St.) and tht cllurcflla on tht ri ght. Join Us Sundays At 11 A. M. 813-980-2483 First Baptist Church of West Tampa, Inc 1302 Willo\\ Annue, Tampa. FL 336 0 7 Sunday School ........... "" ........ 9:30 A. I. Morning Worsbip .............. I0:45 A. 1\1 Prayer Service, Taesday ... -.7 :00 P.M. Bible Study, Tuesday ............. 7:30 P.M. Please .Join l s For Our :\lid-Week Worship Scn irc EwQ Wednesday :\t 11!\1. WALT!It .1. WIUIAMS, P .. tor hrty Mornl111 Worship. 7 :55A. M I Cnn Dt All Thiup Tlrrough C hri.tl Which Me. Sunday Morning Wonhtp 1 :30 A M L-----------------Ph-Uppi:.....:.....ans __ .a:_IJ__J Morning Wonhlp 10:55 A.M. WM., Fmlly Night 7 P.M. Dt.. Jofln C. Lovett, ChlllriNUI lo.rd Of Dcona 29th Street Church Of Christ 3310 N 291h S t. (813) 242_.Sn Bible School 9:15 A.M. Worship 10:30 A M Evening Bible Class 5 P.M. Evening Worship 6 P.M. Comrnunb Class. w.dnesday, 10nA.M. JESUS PEOPLE FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH TAMPA. FLORIDA 4802 GUNN HIGHWAY CARROLLWOOD (IN THE TOWNE CENTER SHOPPING CENTER) Ant Fruit 7 :30 A. M. Horning Celebration 11 A. H. BIBLE STUDY Thursday At 7 : 30 P H "TT ::0 c )> < c.. c: z m 00 f\) 0 0 ..... "TT r 0 en m z z m r;m c: r r m z ., c: m r c:;; :::z:: m c m < m :0 < -i c: m en c )> z c "TT :c c


""' 0 0 N a$ w z .., >= C:( GOSPEL NOW Soul-Jazz Artist Jonathan Butler Releases Gospel CD C Jonathan Butler has led a life few could a: LL. imagine. Born under the shadow of South African apartheid and raised in poverty, Butler, while still in his teens, became the first non white artist to be played on white mainstream radio and appear on national television. Nelson Mandela credits Butler's music as having inspired him during his long days of imprisonment. With three decades of international acclaim under his belt, Butler is a testament to believing in one's self and refusing to let circumstances de.cide fate. Now with the release of Brand New Day, Butler focuses his talent and voice on the world of gospel music. Jonathan's musical gifts, encouraged by his parents, grew by leaps and bounds. In his early teens, B utler won a local talent contest, afford ing him the opportunity to perform with a tour ing musical company throughout South Africa, playing in ramshackle roadhouses to Black audi ences as well as concert halls reserved solely for whites. JONATHAN BlTfLER Butler's entrance into Gospel music began with a worship tune, his mega-hit with Kirk Whalum, Falling In Love With Jesus." His first all-Gospel project and Maranatha! Music C debut, "The Worship Project," continued where Falling In Love"left off and allowed the artist to c spread his wings on a series of beautifullyZ penned and highly reflective tunes. He was also c:( featured in the critically-acclaimed Gospel Goes Classical project, recorded live with Juanita 5} Bynum, backed by a 75-piece orchestra and a W too-voice choir. The Billboard-charting CD with renowned arranger/conductor, Dr. Henry i: Panion, Ill, at the helm, allowed Butler to revisit "Falling In Love" and to duet with B y num on the worshipful don't Mind Waiting. Now, Butle r will release his second Maranatha! Music project Brand New Day, a collection of uplifting and empowering Gospel songs. Co-produced with Luther "Mano" Hanes (CeCe Winans, Andrae Crouch, Israel Houghton), the CD brings a new sound to Jonathan Butler, yet never veers too far away from the classic styling he's best known for. The title tune, Brand New Day" is an invigorat ing. exciting jewel. w c w ::1: en ::::i m Q. z i= w ...J ...J m ..:.. w z i= z w en c:( c a: 0 ...J LL. I:D I co w CJ AE ;t 'J;rtl,. llfRIAJ.IFRS 'Winning Souls lor Christ One Sinner at a Time BliBETHELPft06BESSI1(E IIISSIODill' BAPTIST CHURCH BROTBERIIOOD IIIIISTill' Theme: "BROTHERS, DO YOU KNOW?" Saturday, June 16, 2007 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. New Bethel Life Center 3011 East North Bay Street, Tampa, Florida Traveling west on MU<, make right on 30th St or Traveling east on MU::. make a left on 30th St go two blocks make right on East North Bay SPEAKERS "Do you know about Him'!" b)' Pastor Edwin Collie Mt. Calvary M.B. Church Palm Coast, Florida "Do you know who you are'!" l'rn4!11/ed l1y Pastor Kevin James Palma Ceia U.M Church Tampa, Florida "Do you know where )'OU 'rc going" l'rr.1r111rrl Pastor Rayford Harper First Baptist Church of West Tampa Tampa. Florida "Do you know about His power?" l'rr.ft'llled b.v Pastor Avery McCree Mt. Calvary M.B. Church Lakeland. Florida Continental breakfast and lunch will he pmvided Reverend Regina! T Webb, Postor New Bethel Progressive Miuionory Raptist Church of Tampa, Florida. Inc. 8 1 3-238-43:\9 or 813-23J-2Q22 PO Box 1 1 614, Tompa, FL 336801 6 1 4 FREE TO THE PUBLIC COME Wrnt EXPEcrATION I 15,000 Expected At National Baptist Congress In Orlando, June 10-15, 2007 Orlando, FL-The National Baptist Congress is expected to bring more than 15,000 dele-: gates and attendees to its 101st annual session when it coa. venes in Orlando on June 10 The Congress, which is dedi cated to providing excellence in Christian education and train ing to youth and adults, will be held at the Orange County Convention Center. The Congress is headed by Dr. T. B. Boyd m, president and CEO of the R. H. Boyd Publishing Company in Nashville, Tennessee. The local host pastor is Rev. Alvin White Jr., senior pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church. "This is a particularly challenging time for our young people," said Dr. Boyd "Dramatic changes have transformed the religious landscape of our society during the past 101 years. What used to be unacceptable is now accepted and actively promoted, .. he added. "Ethics have become situational, and too frequently morality has become less absolute. We must teach our young people that God's princi ples have not changed: we are extremely grateful and honored to be hosting this year's National Baptist Congress," said Pastor White. "In addition to the Congress' outstanding teaching curriculum, the local host will sponsor a spiritual-filled extravaganza and late evening worship featuring work renowned expositors: "The Congress provides a tremendous opportunity to witness especially through the participation. of our chil dren and youth. We also expect up to 5,000 Floridians partici pating in this year's Congress," he added. Many of the activities during the six-day conference are DR. T. B. BOYD, III REV ALVIN WHITE focused on the more than 2,500 young people who are expected to attend the Congress. Activities and events during the Congress aimed at young people include: Session on the impact of religion on today's youth The majesty of the "March for Jesus" parade: Why 2,ooo kids from across the U. S. march for Jesus -and not drugs The performance and lead ership of the drill team The beauty of the youth dance workshop The eloquence of the Boyd oratorical competition Life challenges for youth Youth Night In addition, there will be sessions focusing on key issues facing African American families today, a Black women's health seminar and discussions about the evolution of the Black church to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Among other features of this year's Congress are: Strategies for growth and evangelism in the church semi.nar Black Preaching seminar and Black Church Seminar examining dominant issues affecting Black church and Black community. For further information on the National Baptist Congress, contact the Congress' staff at 1-8oo-382-6n2. Registration remains open for the sessions. Get Ready Tatnpa Bay For The First All Male Gospel Singing Service New Mt. Silla M. B. Church 5705 32nd Ave. Tan1pa, FL 336 1 9 i...Jl Pastor F. Walters J'..A (Corne MLK To 57th St.) lP_fi-'J Eve invite All Females To Come And Support Our Male Singers Certificates Will Be Awarded To Our Male Singers By Pastor Ma riolt Crawfonl Arrd Pa:>tor Craw(onl ..... Call (813) 830-2398 ne Is Welcome Door Service


. LOCAL ----News From Progress Village BY IRADEAN LONDON BIGGS Happy Birthday Across The Miles Mrs. Martha Steward of Chieago, IL, a.k.a., the Windy City, recently celebrated her special day. Happy birthday "Auntie Martha." From your Florida family, the family of your late brother, Mr. Clayton Anderson, Sr. In Sympathy Heartfelt sympathy is extended to the Diggs family in the loss of their loved one. Villagers and friends send heartfelt sympathy to the family of the late Mr. Aaron Tabor. Deepest sympathy to the Williams and Mills family in the loss of their loved one, Mr. Howard A. "Skip" Williams, Jr. who was funeralized on Saturday, June 2, 2007. Condolences are sent to the Buggs, Joseph and Archer families for their recent loss, Mr. Ronnie Buggs. The Blount and Cooper families are in our prayers, due to the Joss of their loved one, Mrs. Thelma A. Wilson-Blount. Georgia Visitor Mr. Wayne Sheats is here in the Bay area visiting family and friends. Mr. Sheats is a cousin to former Villager, the late Mr. Bobby Biggs. While here, Mr. Sheats enjoyed dining out, shopping and a worship service at St. James A. M. E. Church. Prayers go out for a safe return home to Stone Mountain, Georgia. Happy Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. H. Andre' (LaTonya Watson) Woodruff celebrated two years of great wedded bliss on a cruise to Cozumel, Mexico for five days and six nights. Afterwards, the couple returned home to pick-up the rest of the family, Breonne and Kim, and set out on a road trip to visit family in Memphis, TN and Newport, AK. The Memphis trip incloded a tour of the historical Civi l Rights Museum, the Lorraine HoteL and dining at B. B. King's Restaurant. The family also enjoyed sightseeing on the famous Beale Street. The Newport trip was very enjoyable because the family had time to spend with the grandmother, Mrs. Fannie (Ma Fannie) Woodruff who is 94 years. old. Ma Fannie is also the mother of former Villagers, Mr. and Mrs. Horza (Mary Jane) Woodruff. Welcome homeand happy anniversary! A Speedy Recovery A speedy recovery is wished for Mrs. Dora Kellem, who recently underwent surgery. During that time, her daugh ter, Ms. Renee Kellem paid her a supportive visit. Get well wishes are going out to: James Miller, Deloris Harris, Lelia Felder-Moss, Claudie Jones, Lillie Mae Harris, Mattie Pearl Miller, Louise Reed, Dorothy York (Excel Nursing Home), Georgia Lindsey and Mozell Debose. June Birthday Celebrants Happy birthday wishes are extended to: Jackie Williams, Thelma L. Jackson, Hazel Jackson, Florence Jennings, Laverne Armstrong, Hazel Wilson, Gail Browder, Brandy Jackson, Tonae Filer, Doreen Alexander and Sharon Johnson. Anniversary Celebrants Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Billy (Kitty) Watts, who celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary with family and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Hercules (Uia) Johnson will celebrate their anniversary June 25th. Mr. and Mr.s. Charles (Frankie) Potter will celebrate their anniversary June 2oth. The family and friends of Brother Harold (Deborah) Rodriguez showed much Jove for this special couple, who celebrated 21 years of marriage on June 7 2007 2007 Graduate.s Michael Coles is a 2007 gradUilt e in Busines s Administration from Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO. Michael is the son of Angela Hanna and Ray Coles, the grandson of Francis and Mildred Hanna and Beulah .J. Coles. Antonio .Jermaine Hanna is a 2007 graduate of l.eto lligh School. He is the son of Felicia Hall and Reginald "Reggie' IIanna, and the grandson of Mildred and Francis Hanna, G ladys Shavers and Victor Hall. Congratulations The 29tli Stre{'t Chur('h Of Christ Family wcnllcl like to congratulate Kayln l.ewis who made th{' llonor Roll at ::c -c Rampello Middle School. Derrick and Desiree Wright from E. L. Bing School, passed the FCAT Test. 4618, Tampa, FL, 33677-4618. For large print Bibles, you will be given an address. and women who put their lives on the line daily for us. Keep up the good work! My Brothers Thought For Today There is no limit to what can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit. Remember the helpers in the kitchen: Thelma, (813) 671m 3614, Family Deli, (813) 671-! 1541 or H. 0. P ., (813) 238-2 Keep Ministry 5221. F. Y. I. For inmates, get your free Bible and cards by writing: My Brothers 2 Keep, P. 0. Box Remember our servicemen Call your news into Iradean London-Biggs at (813) 6776071. Be blessed! 2115 l Hillsborough AVI. OPEII 24 HOURS Slore 18131237-3741 Pharmacy 18131237-3743 PHARMACY IIEVER ClOSES We Now Accept Prudential 1 Healthcare Plans (HMO-PPO-POS) & CIGNA i Why Wait Until Sunday Sale Starts Today! Good Only at 2115 E. Hillsborough Ave. All Your Father's oav Needs Are Here ..... 5/ 10.00 Starllta Mints 2&az. $1.99 2/$5.00-Single usa 35mm camera With Flash r 0 :xJ c )> en m z :j z m r CD c: r r m :j z ., c: CD c en % m c m < m :xJ < -f c: m en c ,. z c c C') m t.O CD


""" 0 0 C"'l LOC:AL i w z ::: .., Cyclists Ride 800 Miles For Disability Awareness \ c a: LL Cyclist Carlos Gooden took a few moments to dance with one of the program particle pants at the MacDonald Training Center. He was among a group of cyclists riding for ii: people with disabilities. LL c z c( c tJ) w ::: .... w > w c w ::z:: tJ) :::; m ::: I:L. z ffi ..J ..J ::: m ..:. w z w tJ) c( c a: 0 ..J LL A decade ago, members of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, Inc., began a program that would benefit people with disabilities This year, as part of their fundraiser, the group participated in "Gear Up Florida." They donned their safety gear and took part in an Boo-mile bicycle ride that began in Miami and ended in Tallahassee. As part of the tour, the rid ers visited people with dis abilities at various locations. Dreaming of a Better Future? rampa Bay WorkForce Alliance Can Help You Reach Your Potential Our Job Corps services offer hands-on training in more than 100 occupational areas. Job Corps offers you skills training, opportunities for higher education and earning power. Here the best part, there is no cost to you! For additional information, c all .. ,. 930-7400 Iampil Bav Worllfarce Alita nee www. workforcetampa.com Tompu Ba)' WorfcFOfnl A lliarrce Is orr equal opporwmty p1ogram Ato:illary old1s and srvlctl are awzllahlc uporr to Jrrdlvldrtals Willi dJ.rabillltfls. 7VDI17Y 81 j 9J() 7699. M emhf'r ()f E mplo y F'lo rtda During their visit in Tampa, the 29 cyclists had lunch and later danced with some of those enrolled at Mac Donald's Training Center. One of those riding in the statewide Disability Awareness Campa ign was Carlos Gooden, a student from the University of Toledo. "We played on the playground and swung with kids on the swing sets. The kids were genuinely excited to see us. What is great about this experience is we keep in contact with the peo ple we meet after we leave their cities." Tampa was one of 13 cities the team visited during their ride. They rode 75 miles each day. The group was not deterred in its mission by ICAN weather conditions or even the fires that burned as they made their way through the state. They peddled through orange groves, passed through Orlando, Tampa, and on to the State Capitol. Their message was oneof acceptance and understand ing as they passed through the various communities. "Gear Up Florida" is span.: sored by Push America. 'Its mission is to build leaders of tomorrow by serving people with disabilities today. Push America and Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity have raised more than $10 million on behalf of people with disabilities Reporter Iris B Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by e-mail a t jris@flsentineLcom. Succeed Program Enrdl Now For Summer Propn! Youth Age 15-18 yrs. old: Improve your Reading, Math, and Writing Skills le.n in a Small Group Environment using Self-paced Programs Receive Teacher-directed & Computer-based Instruction Develop Ufe Skills Prepare to Get Your High School Diploma Call 241-111 2002 [. 26' A ,enue James Hargrett Bldg. '1\t Pllfn is Pltldlip I CAN! Community Education Coalition, Inc. .......-. ltlk:Kllr--_rt-4....,. Ani Hillsborough County Public Schools


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LOCAL Senator. -Joyner Urges Citizens To Take Advantage Of _Sales Tax Ho_liday Blake 48th Class Reunion Guest Speaker On the first day of June, Senator Arthenia L. Joyner (D-Tampa) plans to start her day by heading to a home improvement store to stock up on hurricane-related items. Joyner commented "There is no excuse for people to be unprepared for these natural disasters and especial ly when the state of Florida has seen fit to allow a tax exemption for imperative items." Joyner said she plans to lead by example and hoped to have on hand at least three days supply of water, batter ies, flashlights, coolers, and ;:;: food, should a hurricane hit C this summer. The state fE Legislature passed a bill this c past session, which allows Z exemption from sales tax on < hurricane-related purchases ;:;: for the period of June 1, 2007 C through June 12, 2007. The en w Governor recently signed the bill into law. 1-> a: w > w c w :I: en :::i m D. z tu ...J ...J m ...J w z i= z w en < c a: 0 ...J 1L. Hurricane season officially starts June 1, 2007 and goes through November 30, 2007. The state of Florida enjoyed a respite during the 2oo6 hurri cane season, which was very quiet in comparison to the eight hurricanes that hit our state in 2005. "No one should be 'complacent and think we are not going to get hitagain just because our state was spared last year," said Joyner. "I would encourage all dtizens to take advantage of the tax-free holiday, so that they are not only prepared for a natural disaster, but so that they also can save money in the process," said Joyner. Some of the items that are exempt from sales tax are: batteries, (excluding automo bile and boat batteries), cool ers, reusable apd artificial ice, cell phone chargers, tarps, bungee cords, radios, carbon monoxide detectors, portable self-powered lights, batterypowered flashlights and lanterns, gas-powered lanterns, tiki torches, candles, gas and diesel fuel containers, as well as LP gas and kerosene containers, storm shutter devices, and portable genera tors. Senator Arthenia L. Joyner was elected to the Florida Senate in 2006. A Tampa attorney, Senator Joyner also served as State Representative, District 59 in -m the Florida House for six I "1:1' years. Senate District 18 'I"'" w encompasses portions of 0 Hillsborough, Manatee and Pinellas counties. (' Members of the Blake High School, class of 1959, will _meet. June 14th through June .17th, for the 48th Annual Class Reunion. The reunion will be held at the Comfort ln_n Conference Center, corner of Busch Blvd., and N. Nebraska Avenue. The reunion will begin on Thursday with classmates registering and getting settled into their rooms. On Friday evening, 7 p.m., the classmates will gather for their Annual Banquet. The RETIREDSFC BENJAMIN FORD ... Guest Speaker Florida Lottery retailers are vital to our support of education. Thanks to them, we've sent. more than 300,000 high sc_hool students to Florida colleges on Bright Futures Scholarships; contributed more than $17 Billion to .education statewide; and helped build, renovate and maintain 600 public schools. We, couldn't do it without you, our players. When you play, we all win. Visit flalottery.com to learn how we're supporting education in your county guest speaker for the event is -Retired Sfc. Benjamin Ford, who now resides.in Fort Lee, Virginia. On Saturday, the class_.,. mates will enjoy a picnic and an evening social. They will round out the reunion by attending New Salem M. B. Church on Sunday morning and a fellowship meal that evening before going their separate ways. Anyone wishing to obtain additional information may contact Ms. Anita Howard at (813) 9084-0202 C 2007 Florida Lottery


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Onstage, he told the crowd SPIKE LEE that he befriended many of the people featured in the film. "Most of them are still up the creek without a paddle, abandoned by their local, state and federal governments," he said. "We can't forget about them." Tyra's LABased Talk Show May Head East NEW YORK -Telepictures, the production company behind "The Tyra Banks Show," is said to be "having serious discussions" about moving the program from Los Angeles to New York, reports Daily Variety. For the past two years, Banks hosted her talker from sunny Southern Cal. But producers believe a move to the Big Apple would shake things up by bringing a different kind of.energy to the show, as well as a different guest pool. As previously reported, Telepictures has already renewed "The Tyra Banks Show" for its third and fourth seasons. Its major affiliates include Fox-owned stations in 22 markets, as TYRABANKS well as some Sinclair stations. Should the talk show relocate in NYC, Banks' other project, "America's Next Top Model," may also return to the city, where the show was based during the first couple of seasons. THE TAMP A ALUMNI _CHAPTER OF KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY INC 7 p.m. Dinner Served at 8 p. m. TAMPA CONVENTION CENTER 333 S. Franklin St. Tampa Gentlemen: Black/White Tuxedo Ladies : Black/White Formal Gowns $60 Per Person For More Information Or Tickets: Rhonnie Williams (813) 545-8761 Or Onyema (850) 528-4413 Jermalne Dupri Opens New Georgia Nightclub JERMAINE DUPRI ATLANTA-Record exec Jermaine Dupri has invit ed the press and his famous friends to experience his newest business venture, a 12,000-square-foot nightclub northeast of Atlanta called Studio 72, reports the Atlanta JournalConstitution. Patterned after New York's legendary disco destination Studio 54, Dupri's venue features a 600-gallon aquarium filled with exotic fish and hues of brown, silver and champagne, accord ing to the AJC. The music producer reportedly spent $1 million renovating the nightspot, located at 3965 Lawrenceville Highway in Tucker. Studio 72 is scheduled to host a silver carpet grand opening on Saturday. Support The Florida Sentinel Advertisers .Jackson Buys A Stake In Emlnem's Publishing LOS ANGELES -Eminem mocked Michael Jackson in a music videos a few years ago, but it might be the Moonwalker who's getting the last laugh. The erstwhile King of Pop has purchased a stake in Famous Music, the publish ing firm that controls rights to songs by the rap superstar, including "Without Me" and "The Real Slim Shady," as well as tracks by such artists as Beck, Bjork and Shakira. Launched in 1928, Famous oversees a diverse roster of songs, from classic film and TV music to modern-day hits by the likes of Christina Aguilera, Pink and P.O.D. According to Jackson's rep, Raymone Bain, Viacom has sold Famous to Jackson and his partners at Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which jointly control the LennonMcCartney Beatles oeuvre. ''This is a milestone event for Sony/ATV Music MICHAEL JACKSON AndEMINEM Publishing," Jackson said in a statement. "The diverse collection of songs in this catalogue range from timeless to contemporary hits, and I am pleased to add the acquisition of Famous Music to Sony/A TV." Eminem famously skewered the Gloved One in the 2004 video for "Just Lose It." The clip featured the rap trickster dressed like Jackson and on a bed with young boys, a nod to the high ly publicized child-molestation charges against Jackson that ended with his 2005 acquittal. Sharpton Pitches Rap Cleanup In Detroit Saturday outside the Motown Historical Museum. Sharpton said.it made sense to promote the hip-hop campaign in Detroit because campaign to NAACP leaders plan to conclean up hip-duct a mock funeral for the hop lyrics to "N" word during the group's REV. AL Motown, and July conv.ention in the city. DETROIT, 'chigan -e Rev. AI SHARPTON organizers "The-1960s were the hope to collect thousands of Motown sound and James bars of soap as symbols of the Brown," Sharpton said as effort. he stood in front of the muse-Sharpton and the Rev. urn, which includes the forHorace L. Sheffield III, mer Motown Records studio. pastor of New Galilee "But they did not call us the Missionary Baptist Church, 'N' word and they did not talked about campaign degrade women."


ALL MY CHILDREN: Greenlee and Kendall's combined business skills saved Fusion from going under Greenlee told Ryan, Annie, Kendall and Zach that she's decided to drop her lawsuit. Jamie revealed to Babe that he's relieved Julia isn't pregnant. Coming: Greenlee is overwhelmed by her emotions concerning the Baldwin ruined his family. Just after Amelia warned Jason that Sam i ntends to have a baby with him, Sam wanted Jason tp agree to start a f amily as soon as he is released from ja il. Coming: Elizabeth has good reason to fear the worst. GUIDING LIGHT: Griggs warned Mallet that he'll leave Dinah alone as long as Mallet does his job and eliminates Matt. Although Alan tried to prevent Gus from speaking at Rate's hearing, Gus arrived just in time to testify and get Rate released Reva lied to Jeffrey and Alan about how she and Lizzie were party ing baby AS THE WORLD TURNS: When Meg tried putting off making love until she and Craig are married, he moved up the wedding to the next day. Jade tried getting Cleo into trouble by planting Gwen's earrings in Cleo's backpack but it backfired when Cleo told Will that Jade threatened her. JJ tried getting Parker in hot water by leaving his BB gun outside but Faith was accidentally wounded and Parker got but Jeffrey demanded to know why Reva abducted Lizz i e Coming: Cassie has second thoughts about her behavior. blamed. Coming: Cleo intends to get even. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Marty was appalled by Miles' eagerness to make love on their wedding night and made it clear they're married in name only. John tried to get David released from prison to lure out the real killer. Bo came up with a plan to trap the arsonist/bomber using Undsay's gallery. Coming: Can Cole and Starr stay apart despite temptc;ition? BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: After being told by Dr. Caron not to say anything to Taylor and Nick, Bridget was informed that the donor eggs were the ones fertil ized, and received a call from Carl with more news about the switch Coming: Weighing the effect of making Rick accept the truth. DAYS OF OUR LIVES: While exploring Doug's abandoned club in search of clues to the DiMera/Brady feud, Hope was shocked to find Lexie climbing out of the tunnel, after having hit Bo with a board. Philip and Shawn found out that Claire was dressed as a boy. When Belle heard a child's cry, she was certain it was Claire. Coming: Jeremy doesn't make a great first impression. PASSIONS: Warned that the might be after Fancy, Sheridan kept quiet about her niece's location, even as Fancy was being attacked Longing to be with Miguel, Kay wanted to learn enough magic to cure Fox and go back to the man she loves Coming: Spike intends to tie up his "loose ends / GENERAL HOSPITAL: Luke and Tracy's plan was a success when he left for an unknown location Laura. Logan told Lulu that he hates Scott because YOUNG AND RESTLESS: William suffered a stroke and was unable to write legibly orspeak. Gloria was stunned to learn that William is broke Kevin received an instant message from Jana, apologizing for trying to kill him, and hired Paul to find her, whatever it costs. Canting: Cane is in the dark about Amber's scheming. MYSTIC STARS BylashaSeniuk IF YOUR. BIRTHDAY IS THIS WEEK ... watch for a social or romantic dispute to briefly Intensify. Key decisions and fast changes, however, will n9t be necessary; remain open to improved communications. Several months of important emo tional gains will begin. Expect long-term romantic planning, marital commitment and family celebrations to be on the agen da. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Potential lovers may openly compete for your attention. Expect friends and relatives to react with l)iistrust or minor jealousy. No long-term affects are likely but do expect brief romantic triangles. Maintain a social balance ; loved ones will eventually need reassurance : CANCER (June 22-July 22). Avoid financ ial discussions with loved ones; at present friends, roommates and close relatives may provide misinformation or exaggerated expectations Refuse to be drawn into an unproductive debate or a rushed decision Expect fast progress and a new understand ing between loved ones. LEO For many romantic attractions are highlighted. If so, respond quickly to all invitations and social propos als Some Leos may begin several weeks of fast changes in key relationships Stay focused on established goals c;tnd expect valuable insights from friends, potential loiters or relatives : VIRGO (Aug. 22). Recent feelings of isolation or social loss will fad,e. Many Virgos will begin a phase of contemplation and renewed faith in lorig-term relationships Vivid dreams or sudden glimpses of the fl;!ture are also accented; respond qui ckly to all hunches and intuitions. LIBRA (Sept. 23-0ct; 23). Short term money contracts may require careful evaluation. Avoid quickly signed agreements or vague contracts. Reliable definitions will ensure lasting results; stay focused on minor calculations and expect co-workers to offer help. Vivid dreams may trigger meaningful romantic insights. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22). Loved ones may rely heavily on your business o(financial expertise. Calculations, revised legal docu ments or ownership papers may be complicat ed by money mistakes and complex definitions Thoroughly research a ll options; new routes will emerge. Plari unique events and expect an. optimistic response. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 2iDec. Don't withhold romantic feel ings or deep impressions. Long-term friends and romantic partners will respond positively to suggestions and subtle invitations Watch for obvious signals. A recently, staUed relationship may provide added security and rekindled intimacy CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan > 26) lovers and close rela tives may ask for delicate social advice or emotion a l guidance. Areas of concern may involve past romantic promises, postponed events or stalled relationships. If so, expect ongoing miscommunications or repeated family differences. Key decisions may be necessary; remain determined. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21Feb. 19). Postponed t e!l m proj ects and past busin ess colleagues will vie for your attention Expect a wave of r e n e wed int er est and creat ive proposal s from cow orkers or m a n r esearch a ll finan.cial d e tails; lo s t p aymeats pr out dat e d records may cause unnecessary delays PISCES (Feb. 20). Close may present unique social ideas or surprising business arrangements; group investments or planned gath er ings are accented Remain thoughtful ; however. Revised financial plans and new information will arrive. Opt for qui e t diplo!'lacy Many Pi s ceans begin several w ee ks of productive romantic discussions with friends and lovers. ARIES (March 21-Aprll20). Competing an unusual dilemma. Expect loved 011es. and new friends to disagree on dates, times or social promises Enjoy the antit:s of all' involved but remain calmer attituaes will prevail. :. T}\URUS (April 21-May 20). Optimi s m and will to key. relatiori shiP!l Watch for loved ones to a sk probing quest1ons, propof;e unique activities qr initiate private e ncount ers. New social and romantic roles a r e being establish e d ; accep t a ll com ment s a tt e nt i o!l as positiv e ; TOP VIDEO RENTALS 1. Dreamgirls, Paramount Pictures, PG-13 2. Night at the Museum, 20th Century Fox, PG 3. Because I Said So, Uni versal Pictures, PG-13 4. Deja vu, Buena Vista Pictures, PG-13 -5. Music and Lyrics, Warner Bros., PG-13 6. The Queen, Miiamax Films, PG-13 7. Alpha Dog, Universal Pictures, R 8 Catch and Release, Sony Pictures, PG-13 9. Smokin' Aces, Universal Pictures, R 10. Little Children New Line Cinema, R TOP POP ALBUMS 1. Call Me .Irresponsible, Michael Buble, 143/Reprise 2. Because of You, Ne-Yo, DefJam 3. Strength & Loyalty, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Mo Thugs/Full Surface 4. Special Occasion, Bobby Valentino, DTP/Def Jam 5. L_lve In Concert 2006, Barbra Stelsand, Columbia 6. The Best Damn Thing, Avril Lavigne, RCA Daughtry, RCA. 8. Now 24, Various artists, EMI/Sony BMG/Unlver-sai/Zomba 9. Volta, Bjork, Elektra/Atlantlc 10. Some Hearts, Carrie Underwood, Arista/Arista Nashville TOP POP SINGLES 1. Makes Me Wonder, Ma roon 5, A&M!Octone 2 Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin'), 1'-Paln, feah ,uing Yung Joe, Konvlctlt,jappy Boy/Jive 3 ; Because of You, Ne-Yo, DefJam 4. Girlfriend, Avril Lavigne, RCA 5 Give It to Me, Tlmbaland, featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, Mosley!Biackground 6. U + Ur Hand, Pink, LaFace 7. I Tried, Bone Thugs N Harmony, featuring Akon, Full Surface 8. Glamorous, Fergie, featur Ing Ludacrl s; wlll.i.am/A&M 9 Pop, Lock & Drop It, Huey, HITz Committee/Jive 1 0; Don't Matter; Akcin, KonvlctAJpfrontiSRC Sentinel's Top 20 Albums 1. Cold Summer: The Authorized Mixtape ... Young Jeezy ... Presents U.S.D.A. 2. Sex Love & Pain ......... ; ........ ; .... Tank 3. Survival Of The Fittest. ........... LII Boozie, Webbie & Foxx 4. Because Of You .... ............................................................... Ne-Yo 5. Special ............................................. Bobby Valentino 6. Strength & Loyalty .................. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony 7. Luvanmusiq ................ : ........ Musiq soulchild 8. The Evolution Of Robin Thicke .. : ...... RoblnThicke 9. Back To Black .: .. ; .. .......... ............... ; Amy Wlnehouse 10. 11. Am t Noth1ng Like Me ; ..................... ; ........ ; .. ;.; Joe 12. Street ...... ; ........ ; ...... ........ Lioyd 13. ..... Fantasia 14. B Day ...... .. ; .... ; ; ....... : .................. ; ........ Beyolice 15. Ellio .tt Yamin.; ..... ; ........................ .... EIIiott Yamin 16. FutureSex/LoveSounds ............................. Justin Timberlake 17. Buck The World ...................................................... Young Buck 18. Get Money Stay True .................... .................. Paul Wall 19. Timbaland Presents Shock Value ... .......... Timbaland 20. The lnspiratlon ... ........ ; ... ;; .................... Young Jeezy Sentinel's Top 20 Singles 1. Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappln') .. T-Paln Featuring Yung .... Joe ,. 2. Please Don't ............. : ... ::: ........... Tank 3. Party Like A Rock Star .... : ..................... Shop Boyz 4. Lost Without You .. ......... Robin Thicke 5. When I See U ..................................................................... Fantasia 6. Pop, Lock & Drop lt. ........... Huey 7. Same Glri ............ R. Kelly Duet With Usher 8. Get It Shawty ..... : ....... ............ ; Lioyd 9. Wipe Me Down ...... Lil B ... Featuring Foxx & Webble 10. I'm A Flirt ... Bow Wow Or A 1(-. 'ly Featuring T.l. and T-Paln 11. teachme ............................................................. Music Soulchlld 12. Buddy .. Muslq Soulchild 13. Like Thls ...... : .......... Kal' 11owland Featuring Eve 14. Rock Yo Hips; ... ; .. Crit tle Mob Featuring Lil Scrappy 15. 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Hundreds Show Up For Car, Shoes Give A Hundred s fl ocked to the University Community Center for the "Mothe r s Love 2007" event hoste d by Kingdom Worship C enter. Pastors Robert and Brenda Fruester hosted the event, which was sponsored by Corvin and Dot Morris, Presid e n t of Wesley Chapel Toyota, and Fredrick and Janice Albury, owners of FW A International, a real estate investment company, and See Saw Acade m y I and II, a day care bu sines s The Mother' s hove 2007 was held the day before Mother's Day. A car was g iven away in addition to 2,500 pairs of shoes for men women and children. Pastors Fruester say the success of their outreach is attributed to the support of their sponso r s Both believe that giving back is what business own-ers should do. "I'm happy to give back to the commu ni ty," he said of his reason for being a s ponsor. "It's my res pon si bility as a bu siness owner," he stated. The Alburys joined the Fruesters in D ece mber to give away 1,000 bi cycles for Christmas and feed over 100 homeless men, women and children. "We believe in giv ing," Albury said. "It seems like the more we give, the more we're being blessed." The couple grew up in West Tamp a. Other b u sinesses and organizations are l endi n g their support to Kingd o m Pastor Fruester said. The church is currently holding services on Sunday mornings at 10 a. m. on the first floor of Cooper's Hall on the campus of the University of South Florida. (Photographs by J erry Brunson ) Pastors Brenda and Robert Fruester with the winner of the ear, YJdnnea Nelson center. Fredrick W Albury and Janice L. Albury attended the event, which they helped to sponsor. Wesley and Sabrina McGavock, spiritual parents. Ruby and Natorfa at the outreach community event hosted by Kingdom Worship Center. Some of the volunteers, Michelle, Ebony and Chivon. Joe and Verneta Johnson handled the food. The Alburys of the llc.

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. LOCAL COLUMN TELL IT TAMPA BAY By Frankcene Favors-Daniels Happy BirthdayJazzy June C e l e brants Happy Birthday to you: Dr. Lespy Nelson, Jada and Kayla Kennedy, Nathaniel Graveley and Chelsea Astrid Tshiamalenge on June 9; Alicia Hubbard on June "'10, Ruth Cannon and Shalynda Johnson on June 13; Ramona Schuler, Karlene Hope, Fred Coley, Sr. and Kenya MunnonJune14. Belated happy birthday to The Reverend Joyce Wiggs on June s. Hope your day was simply heavenly! Sir Debonair/Sir Lord Beta Sigma Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated will present the 26th Annual Sir Debonair-Sir Lord: Men of the 21st Century Presentation/Reception on Sunday. June 10, 2007, s:oo p. m at. the West Tampa Convention C e nte r. Windell Nelson, 2006 Sir Debonair, and Trent Rivers, 2006 Sir lord, will relinquish their crowns. For tickets and/or additional information, please contact Mrs. Betty Kinsey, Chairperson. Dr. F. Michelle Lemons, M. D. is Chapter Basileus. Middleton Class Of 1957 Reunion The George S. Middleton Senior High School Class of 1957 gathered in Tampa, from June 1-3, 2007, to celebrate their soth year class reunion. Classmates who traveled the greatest distances to reach their destination were identified as: Mrs. Bernice Adams Grant of Wasilla, Alaska, Mr. Curtis Young of Riverside, California, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick (Gwen Hernandez) Gordon, of Denver Colorado and Class Valedictorian, Rubie Smith Malone of BTooklyn, New York. When inclement weather interfered with Saturday's scheduled outdoor Improve Your Education Skills! Reading LHeracy Basic Reading & Math Computer LHeracy Workforce & Life Skills Call GED Test Preparation Skill Achievement & Graduation I CAN Adult Leaning Progna (813) 849 I CAN! Commulty Edacatioa Coalitioa, lac. A Mclpu&,SOI Sill N. st Street, Suite 111, T111p1, FL 33610 Web*: mrJaudtltlltlncy.ora Email: plans, the picnic moved indoors. Classmates were warmly received at the beauti ful east Tampa residence of Attorney and Mrs. Frank (Carol) Stewart. On Sunday, June 3rd, members worshipped together at First Baptist Church of College Hill, where The Reverend Abraham Brown is pastor. Later, a banquet took place at The Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore Hotel, 2225 North Lois Avenue. Mr. Harold Brewer served as musician. Mr. Rudolfo Arnao, Class Vice-President was Toastmast er. Class Valedictorian, Rubie Smith Malone, Esther Ervin, Jetie Wilds, Robert Warren and Frank Stewart, Esquire provided reflections. Other program participants included: Mrs. Harriette Bodden Harris, Mr. Alvin Maultsby, Mrs. Betty Miller, Mrs. Ola M. Ponder Correa, Mr. Ralph Williams, Rev. Elyse L. Powell, Doris Washington Bryant, Ms. Mary Jacquelyn Walker and Rev. Oscar Frank Gray. J] c Additional classmates members: Mr. James Gatlin, J< included: Mrs. Ora Sledge Class President and Principal, c.. Chester, Mr. Hippolito Mr. Robert Wright, Sr. and c Arenas, Mrs. Annie Grace Mrs. Archia M. Wright. Z McNair Flinn, Mrs. Margie Gladys Allen, Kristine m Hurst Garcia, Mrs. Rosita Andreas, Eleanor !10 Gallon Graham, Mrs. Beauford, Eloise Bell, Winifred Carter Whigham, Susie Berry, Florence Mr. Robert Wright, Sr., Blair, Susie Boston, Nettie Mrs. Betty Steven Upshaw, Brown, Mattie Bull, Lee Mrs. Barbara Dennis Cowart, Christie Dorsey, White, Mrs. Gwendolyn Gwendolyn Dottin, Rosa Smith Brown, Mrs. Helen Duhart, Arlene Evans,_ King Canty and Mrs. Patricia Evans, Benny Delores McQueen Cope-Favors, Marian Flowers, land. Rosa Fowler, Johnny Guests that attended: Dr. Freeman, Donnie Gardner, Elva Adams, North Carolina, Marie Gibson, Dr. Thelma Rev. and Mrs. Abraham Benton-Goodman, (Aitamese) Brown and Mrs. Magnolia Green, Mittie Betty Jo Hayes. Mrs. Hayes, Mary Humphrey, Noralyn Sledge Hills arrived Dorsey Hunter, John in time to join fellow class-Ingram, Betty 'Johnson, mates for a relaxing post Edna Johnson, Claudette reunion Caribbean Cruise. Jones, David & Eddie Lee Jones, Rosie King, ThinldngOfYou Purliston Kirksey, Jewel Sending up daily timber for Kirtz, Mercedes McNair, you! Please get well soon. Katie Mack, Mikolean Special thoughts and prayers Martin, Alexander & are extended to Bill Moss, Sr. Rosezella Mickens, of Detroit, in your time of ill-. Ozellvendella Moore, ness. God wiU take care of you. Louise Morris, Betty r-Middleton Class of 1957 Norman Orlando, 0 Residential & Commercial L.cat Repairs Nu JOO Too SmaU Or Too Ua};e 10 Year!' Expericnc:e S Yean I n Seminole Heights Commuaity DARRYL STARKES Roofing Contractor Uccn.d R C006 7277 Bef\jamin Pitbnan, Thelma Ricks, Henry Smith, Sr., l> Margaret Thomas, Robert en Thomas -Ft. Lauderdale, m Nettie Tribune, Veronne Turner, Elizabeth Tyler, z Jennie Webb, Andrew m Whigham, Otis Wiggins, r;Betty Williams, Theona a:l Williams and Mrs. Curtiss W. Wilson. r-. (813) 477-0108 PORK CHOP SANDWIC H ...... S2.50 HOT DOGS ..... .......................... S1.25 WINGS .... ............... (10) ......... ... S 3.50 (FRIED OR HOT) .. (6) .............. S2.00 (4) .............. S1.50 FRJES .. ..................................... S1.25 SEASONED ............................. S1.35 GIZZARDS ... ............................ S 1.25 HAMBURGER & FRIES ........ .... ... S3.05 CHEESEBURGER & FRIES ... S3 .15 (ADD S 1.00 FOR DOUBLES) PORK CHOP & FRIES ............ $3.70 HOT DOG & FRIES ................. S2.10 WINGS & FRIES .... (10) ..... ..... S4.60 ............ S3 .10 HAMBURGER ... .... .. CHEESEBURGER .. S2 1 DOUBLE BURGER.S2.85 DOUBLE CHEESE .. S3.15 \IDE IJI:M\ I DAILY MfAl \ MA< f< < 1!11 \1 ox 1 \11 \ f,IU IN f\1 AN\ 1'1: lRI\ \I I 1\k \ I Oil Alii I < l\111 \II AI\\ ( o \1\1\1\1 ,J ( Rl\1\\f! \1 \ HI< I N < IJIIN 1\111 \II \V !"";oAivsPiCiAis-;-1 i HOT DOG II CAN DRINK : $1.35 I ----Condolences z Deepest sympathy to Mrs. "'D Frances A. Baker and family, C: Ms. Elizabeth Baker of New a:l c York and family, Ms. Frances en Baker and family, Dr. Olivia :::J: B. Shepherd and family, Mrs. Patricia Ann Bain and m family, and Mrs. Conslee < Standberry and family in the loss of their husband and -< father, Mr. Roosevelt J. Baker,Sr. m Deepest sympathy to en Deacon Huey Lee Mungin; Mr. Lawrence Mungin, Mr. ...... Richard Mungin, Mr. l> Leonard Mungin, Mr. Albert Mungin and Ms. Linda Mungin and family in :0 the loss of your wife and moth-6 er Deaconess Geraldine C. "Little Bit"' Mungin. Be not dismayed whatever betides. God will take care of y ou. Scripture Of The Week Not by might, nor by p ower, but by my spirit sa it h the Lord of Hosts." Zechariah 4:6 ThoughtForTheVVeek MGod still has a way of wring ing good out of evil. History has pro\'en over and O\'er again that unmerited suffering is redemptive." Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This column tuelcomes and encourages your input. Plea:s( submit any ntws of that you would like to appear here. Contact Frankcene Fators-Danfels by phone @ (813) 843-3258, or by e-C) mail @ tcllittamuaball m (rjlgol.a:orn. 1'1tnnk JIOII. (')


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(, SOCIAL EVENT I "T1 ::0 c VFW And Ladies Auxiliary Military Ball }< c.. c z m The Veterans of Foreign Wars the United States and Ladies Post 1339 held their 7t Annual Military Ball an May 12t at the DoubleTree Hotel. Melvin Collins is the Commander. Comrade Robert R. Scott presided. Also on program were: Daryl Clark, Charles Sherry, James Ford, Gary Ellerson, Eugene LeShore (National Council member), and Earlie J. Williams, Jr. The Post has several programs, some of which offer scholar ships to high school students. On Memorial Day, the veterans vis ited Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. New flags were placed on 1,600 grave sites. (Photographs by Charles John) DO \'Ol' IIA \'E BAD CREDIT'! TIRED OF RE:\TI:\G'! A;\;[\\' C:\R? CALL US FOR A FREE CONSULTATION (813) 626-0400 ___ GET YOUR CREDIT REPAIRED AND APPROVED FOR A HOME lOAN AT TilE SAME TIME ********************************* The Star In Mortgage Banking i GULFSTAR FUNDING, INC. i lJcMsed Marta ... Lender Conwntlonal FNMA VA Commerd_, &.o.n GOOD CREDIT CREDIT CHALLENGE NEED CASHt * AmNTIOH!!Il fOUr home, .., lnlerat ............... lime lowDJ Home Equity Line Of CNdlt FOREQ.OSUAE BAILOUT Vlclde OW.M : c.IITol Free 1-877-oMe C813) 931-oMe F.x C813) 931-4878 t 10014 N. DALE MABRY HWY, Ste. 101, Tmp 33618 : SAVE TOWARDS THE PURCHASE OF YOUR NEW HOME S1Qn up fl(1lf for 1t1e CDC of r,.,.. Inc. Finl Tme Homtllvfw EIAIUIIon Cllw in ltle Fltrl/f FIAin Fllld /SMigl f>rovtm The Fllllly Future Fund ill Homebuytt Ecluclllon llld Finlncill Lillrley Program 1111 enc:oureg lnlncillempowermeutllrough liVIngs llld home owneriNp. lndMdulll who pllldplllwl Ill eligible 1o open 1 F !lilly Future Fund ICCOUIIIIIICI 11111 1 Clltftc:lle ol complllon lo apply for clown PIY'"IfiiiiSisllnee from Ill CMy ol T 111'1111 or Hllborougll County The prOflflm Is for working flmllles wttll Hmtd Income of up 10 30,450 10 51,400 (depending on family lze) DO I OUALIFYt $25 application fee due upon registration. ,, You must attend (8) weeks (twice per week) on Homebuyer Education. 16 hours of classes ,MQllilm and Wednesdays (2 hours per class). on One Credit Counseling is provided as part o( the curriculum. "'You must have acceptable credit (or be able to correct cred" Issues within 18 mo.). *CLASSES* When: Monday August 06, 2007 Time: 6:00 8:00 p.m. Where: CDC of Tampa Audrey Spotford Center 2631 E. Lake Avenue (corner of Lake Avenue & 281 h St) SEATJNG IS YOUR TSDAYI 25.00 FEE YABLE AT ME OF REG STRAT N J..I.I.L. CONTACT: ELSA SUAREZ 813) 248 rM.turn .,., ... ,. Presentations On Saturday, June 9th At Adrian's My House Of Soul 2511 W. Columbus Drive Tampa,FL From 3:30 Until6:30 Free Dinners1 Entertainment And Door PriZes. Come Meet The Facilitators, DEBORA HOWARD & CARROL PIRANT Clau0f1958 Monthly Meeting Planned Members of the Middleton High School Class of 1958 will hold their monthly business meeting on Friday, June 8th. The meeting will be held at the Loretta Ingraham Center, 1611 N. Hubert Avellue, in Carver City. Amona the items on the aaenda for the Aaenda includes the return of the survey to Ms. Llllle Buie Mitchell. They group will also celebrate Gemini birthdays, and Father's Day. The orpniz ers are asking everyone to bring a classmate and a cov ered dish. N c c ....... John Shipp is the President and Ms. Rose Pearl Gambrell Jones is the Reporter. Anyone wishing to obtain additional information can C) contact MR. Jones at (813) m ss8-8519.


P olk Lydia's Suits For Less Fashion Show Extravaganza a: LL 0 z a: w > w c w :::r:::: CJ) ::::; m Lydia's Suits For Less Fashion Show Extravaganza was held on May 5, 2006, at the Coleman Bush Building Community Center. The elegant fashion show was spearheaded by Mrs. Lydia Williams, the owner of this fashion boutique in Lakeland, at 710 N Massachusetts Avenue. Her family who shows solidarity with her rising busi ness are: husband, Deacon Jimmy Williams; sons, Aaron and Jimmy, Jr.; and A [ Welcome/Fashion Commenz tator and Mistress of i= Ceremony was Ms. Naomi w Buford ofTampa/Lakeland. ...J ...J :::1 m I ...J w z i= z w CJ)

POLK COUNTY NEWS :a c Gabbi On Track Reboarding the Florida Sentinel Bulletin train is The Rose Heights Elks Lodge #318, The Exalter Ruler, Brother Halem Turner, who has undertaken the role and task to improve and expand the New Horizons to a new level with the Rose Heights Lodge #318 and #217. Brother Turner is known throughout Polk County as a gainful civic community leader, which Polk County desperately needs. Otlier officers of The Rose Heights #318 are: Esteem Leading Knight -Brother S. D. McArthur, Esteem Loyal Knight -Brother Sam Jones, Esteem Lecturing Knight -Brother Hugh Simpson, Financial Secretary -Bro. George Griffin, Treasurer -Bro. Willie Stembridge, Esquire -Bro. Keith Boyd, Inner Guard -Bro. N. Jones, Tiler -Bro. James Hendrix, Three-Year Trustee -Bro. A. Ralph Laidler, Two-Year Trustee -Bro. Alfred L. Williams, and One Year Trustees -Bro. Johnnie Ferguson, Bro. T. J. Sanders and Bro. Henry Thompeon. Get Well Wishes Get well wishes are extend ed to: Mrs. Lisbon, Catherine Grant, Mrs. Albert Calloway (Webster Ave.), Barbara Seabron, Barbara Jones, Dorothy Flemming, Elizabeth Branton, Eliza Powell and Robert Hawk. June Celebrants Happy birthday to the fol-1225 N. Lincoln Avenue Lakeland, Fl 33805-4259 (863) 688-2095 Fax. (863) 687 3409 lowing June celebrants. PiiiJim Rest F. W. Baptist Church Bishop Henry Rodmon, Sr., Pastor and congregation send birthday accolades to: Joe McCloud, Donovan Green, Yvonne Green, Loretta Daley, Brittnae Dubose, Kenedrea Rodmon and Grace Allen. Happy anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Alphonso (Louise) Howard. New Jerusalem M.B.Church Dr. J. L Downing, Pastor and members extend birthday greetings to: Everlene Barnes, Leslee Wghsmith, Linda Sue Smith, Gracy Wimberly, Sandra Pace, Dea. Edmond Mills. Anniversary celebrants this month are: Brother Van and Mrs. Thelma King, Sr., Dennis and Chevon Stephens, Dave and Cheryl Carter, Steve and Elaine Brown, Ernest and Christine Joe and Huey and Jean Evans. Fiat Baptilt IDititutiona) Church Rev. Alex Harper, Sr., Pastor along with the members send happy birthdays wishes to: Cathy Worthen, Danielle Richardson, Eunice Summers, Rebecca Screen, Willana Speed, Lawrence Silas, Selinda Sellers and Beverly Henderson. Happy Father's Day Happy Father's Day wishes go out to the following grandfathers, fathers and sons: from Bartow Eddie Rudolph, Elija Rudolph, Clinton McKnight; from Attorney Eric T. Taylor CRIMINAL DEFENSE AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS EMINENT DOMAIN NEW LOCATION 320 W. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 720 (813) Fonner A1111t. Attorney General ror Florida Former Hlllllborough County The hiring of a btwyer an decmon that !lboukl not he biiiiCd upm Before you deciale, w till to llelld )'OU free written infmm11tion uhout our qlllllificatiom und Plant City Harold Silas, Dea. Albert Calloway, Rev. Henry Simmons; from Winter Haven Rev. Ronnie L. Clark, Richard McCloud and Donzell Floyd; and from Tampa -Mr. C. Blythe Andrews, Jr., Mr. C. Blythe Belated Birthday Wishes I COngratulations J Andrews, III, from Lakeland William NAQUISHEA O'STEEN BANKS Belated birthday wishes go out to Naquishea O'Steen Banks on May 7th. She celebrated her birthday on the 24th. She has been a faithful Tuesday and Friday Sentirud reader for the past 8 years. She's the wife of Eddie Banks, mother of Jabari and Ayden, daughter of Deborah O'Steen, Ernest Dukes and Paul O'St.een. DASARAEB. PRATHER Congratulations on making the Honor Roll. Great job! We are so very proud of you. Keep up the good work. From, grandmother, Donzetta M. Lloyd, and dad, Christopher Prather. Happy Birthday z m N 0 0 ...... ""' 6 :a (I) m z Poindexter, Dr. J. L. Downing, Sr., Mr. Jimmy Downing, Jr., Pastor E T. Pickett, III, Bro. E. T. Pickett, Jr., Dr. Neriah Roberts, Dea. Russell King, Deai. Nathaniel Robinson, Dea. W Scott, Mr. Charles "Trea" William (5th Street), Rev. McFarland, Rev. George Edwards, Jr., Gow Fields (City Commissioner), Dea. Willie Speed, Arthur Johnson, Rev. Alex Harper, Sr., from TampaAtty. Del Stewart, Atty. Frank Stewart, Joe Rodmon, Pastor Walter Laidler, Jr., Frank Stewart, Charles Shaw, Lloyd Holmes, Winifred Smith, Johnnie Browning (Dad), Albert Smith, Bishop Henry Rodmon, Sr., Bro. Charles "'Chuck" Oldham, Bro. Harry Oldham, Alonzo Brown, Jack Johnson and Donald Williams, Sr. Also, congratulations to Eddie and Naquishea on the birth of Ayden Banks, who was hom on May 11th. Belated birthday wishes are also going out to: James Hogan (14th), Ethel J. Hogan Smith (15th), Deborah Hogan {5/8), Anderaon Bogan (5/16), Albert Reid {5/20), Deborah O'Steen and Ethel B. Dopa (5124), and Ernest Dullea {5125). Love you guys. Happy birthday India Modest. We hope your r;birthday was the best one CD c rr-Gloria's Things A Other Things It is good to let a little sunshine out as well as in. If you have knowledge, let others light their candles by it. THE LAW FIRM OF ever Love, mom and the gang. upport e Florida Sentinel A d vertisers Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Probate Labor & Employment Law Worker's Compensation Dependency Family Law Criminal Law TI1e hiring of a lawyer 111 important dc:-citdon thut not bc:-bn!'lc:-d !'olely UJlon ndverti,.ement!'. Before you decide, R!lk ""to you h"cc written infornu\tion nhout nur nn.t .. z c m !: (I) % m 0 m < m -f c m (I) 0 0 :B 6


...... 0 0 N co w z ::::> .., < c u.. c u.. c z < c en w ::::> 1-w > w c w :::t: en :::i m ::::> 0.. z w ..J ..J ::::> m ..J w z i= z w en a:: 0 ..J &L s INVITATION TO BID Notice of Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapter 69-1119, A public hearing will be held by the Zoning Hearing Master, pursuant to Hillsborough County Ordinance 92-05, beginning at 6:00p.m. Special Acts. Laws of Florida. June 25, 2007, at the Board Room, 2nd floor of the County Center, 601 E Kennedy Blvd Tampa, to hear the following requests. sealed Bids will be received by the Director of Purchasing, City of Tampa in his office until: 3:30PM ON 6/11/07 TRAILER, 20 TON SPEC. NO. 2:30 PM ON 6127/07 CAB & CHASSIS WITH TRASH CRANE &DUMP BODY 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, the Board of County Commissioners 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 recommendation of the Zoning Hearing Master will be filed with the Clerk within fifteen (15) working days after the conclusion of the public hearing The review of the Zoning Hearing Master's recommendation by the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County shall be restricted to the record as defined in Hillsborough County Ordinance 92-05, unless additional evidence and/or oral argument is permitted pursuant to the terms of the ordinance SPEC. NO. ANY PERSON WHO MiGHT WISH TO APPEAL ANY D ECISION OR RECOMMENDATION MADE BY THE ZONING HEARING MASTER PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 9:30AM ON 6/14107 2:30 PM ON 6/26/07 CREW CAB & CHASSIS WITH VAN BODY OR THE GOVERNING BODY REGARDING ANY MATIER 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. SPEC. NO. Additional information concerning these requests may be obtained by calling the Department of Planning and Growth Management PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD at (813) 276-2058. AT 9:30AM ON 6/14107 2:45 PM ON 8126/07 CAB & CHASSIS WITH VARIOUS BODIES SPEC. NO. PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 1:30AM ON 1114107 3:00 PM ON 8121107 CAB & CHASSIS, DIESEL POW ERED WITH DUMP BODY SPEC. NO 25-07 PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 1:30AM ON 1114107 3:15PM ON 8121107 REZONING REQUESTS Petition RZ 06-1672-RU, filed on 71512006 by John & Margaret Yawn & Pittway Plaza Associates. LTD, represented by Todd Pressman o 28870 U .S Hwy. 19 N., #300, Clearwater FL 33761 ph 727-726-8683, requesting a zone change from to PD. The property is 8 .98 acres t and is located in all or parts of Section 12 Township 32 Range 18 or SW comer of Shell Point Rd. & 15th St. NW. Petition RZ 07-0511-SFN, filed on 11912007 by Richard Jennings represented by Travis Jennings of 2830 Broadway Center Blvd Brandon. FL 33511 ph 813-413-1273, a zone change from RSC-6 to CN. The property is 1 92 acres t and is located in all or parts of Section 4 Township 29 Range 20 or NNI of Martin Luther King Blvd .. E & W side of Peck St. Petition RZ 07-0866-GB, filed on 31912007 by SSC 115 Tampa Kracker Road, LLC, represented by Hills & Associates, Inc. of 8406 Benjamin Rd : tG. Tampa, FL 33634, ph 813-887-3130, requesting a zone change from AI & PO (06-221 ) to PD. The property is 111 61 acres :1: and is 1 ocated in all or parts of Section 2 Township 31 Range 19 or SE comer of Kractter Ave & U.S. Hwy. 41. CREW CAB & CHASSIS WITH Petition RZ 07-0879-GB, filed on 3/1212007 by Ber1on Raden Thomas & Raden S Thomas, represented by Genesis Group of 3910 U S Hwy. ASPHALT PATCHER BODY, 301 N., #140, Tampa, FL 33619, ph requesting a zone change from AR & RSC-6 (MH) to PD. The property i s 24. 6 acres :1: and SPEC. NO. 31-07 is located in all or parts of Section 03 Township 31 Range 19 or WIS of U S Hwy. 41 400' N/0 Kracker Ave. PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD ATI:30AMONII14107 Petition RZ 07-0882-TH & ER, filed on 3/1212007 by Linda Pearson, Diaz Pearson & Associates In c. of 1200 W. Platt St. #204, Tampa. F L 33606, ph 813-258-04<44. requesting a zone change from BPO, AS-1, PO (00-0937) to PD. The property is 31.56 acres t and is located i n all then and thereafter to be or parts of Section 19 & 30 Township 28 Range 21 orNE & SE comer of Gore & Mcintosh Rd. publicly opened and read. Bid doc-ument are available at the Purch8ling Department (Phone Petition RZ 071107-VR filed on 411712007 by John W. Waitz, represented by Michelle M Uanzo, of 1950 S R 60 E., Valrico, FL 33594, No. 8131274-8351 ) ph 813-767-4414, requesting a zone change from AS-1 to The property is 1 .79 acres :1: and is located in all or parts of Section 19 Township 29 Range 21 orNE comer of Miller & Washington Rd. It 11 hereby made a part of thia Invitation for Bid that the Petition RZ 07-1136-GB. filed on 412012.007 by Lisa Wright represented by Stephen Jorgenson of 214 S Edison Ave Tampa, FL 33606. aubmilsion of any Bid In response ph 813-363-1842, requesting a zone change from RS-B to Ct. The property is 0 .98 acres :1: and is located in all or parts of Section 35 to lhiladvertised requeatlhall con Township 30 Range 19 or EIS of U .S. Hwy. 41 50' S/0 Isabel Ave. atitute a Bid made under the same condition for the 18me contract price and for the 18me effective period aa this Bid to all public entitiea in Hillsborough County Dated: 818/07 K Spearman, CPPO Director of Purchulng Petition RZ 07-1148SR, filed on 412312007 by Henry E Richardson. repr e sented by John Troelstrup of 3111 S Kings Ave. Brandon, FL 33511 ph 813-4n-18n, requesting a zone change from AR to AS1 The property is 1 5 5 3 a cre s :1: and is located in all or parts of Section 14 Township 30 Range 22 or EIS of Purvis Rd., 700' N/0 Keyavile Dr. Petition RZ 07-1153-PR, filed on 4/2412007 by Norberta Vallejo of 2803 Safe Harbor Or. Tampa, FL 33618, ph 813-354-9216, requesting a zone change from Alto M The property is 4 .65 acres :1: and i s located in all or parts of Section 35 Township 29 Range 19 or WIS of 66th St. 118 mile S/0 Hartford St. City of Tampe, FL Petition R Z 071221 RU, filed on 5 12/2007 by E stelle Hyde Carter of 1611 E Shell Point, Ruski n, F l 33570, ph 813-645-9009, requesting a zone change from AR to BP0 The property is 0 .53 acres :1: and is located In all or parts of Section 9 Township 32 Range 19 or 1611 E. Shell Point Rd. 306 E. Jackson StrHt Tampa, FL 33602 GET NOTICED PLACE YOUR AD IN THE BUSINESS DIRECTORY FOR DETAILS CALL LaVORA @ (813) 248-1921 MAJOR MODIFICATION REQUESTS Petition MM 07-0182TNC, filed on 1116/2006 by Sam Smathers represented by Char1es F Bean, Ill, of 203 W. Thomas St., Tampa, FL 33604, ph 813-238, requesting a major modification to allow additional square footage for day care use. The property Is 0.24 acres i and is presently zoned PD-C (89-115) II is located in all or parts of Section 1 Township 29 Range 17 or 5301 Memorial Hwy. Petition MM 071055-RU, filed on 41512007 by R.J. Alderman represented by E ngelhardt Hammer & Assoc. of 3001 N Rocky Point Dr., t300, Tampa, FL 33607, ph 813282 3855, requesting a major modification to allow Cl uses. The property is 8 .65 acres :1: and is presently zoned PO (05 1786) Ills located in all or parts of Section 7 Township 32 Range 19 or 118 mile S/0 College Ave., 118 mile W/0 1st St. SW.


OF REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS ACCEPTING SEALED SUBMISSIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING: RFQ # SERVICES STUDENT SERVICES BUILDING YBOR CAMPUS The complete Notice of Request For Qualifications, which includes submittal requirements and evaluation criteria, can be found on the College's website at Http : /IWww Hccfl Edu/Purchas i ng/Purchasing .Asp under Bid Opportunities. Refer to the website prior to addressing questions to Rebecca Morrison, Buyer, via facsimile at (813) 253?7561 The due date for submissions is July 10, 2007 before 1:00 P.M. Vonda Melchior Director Of Purchasing (813) 253-7060 Rebecca Morrison Buyer (813) 253-7151 Notice of Public Hearing INVITATION TO BID Sealed Bids for the furnishing of the following will be received by the Director of Purchasing, City of Tampa, in his office until 3:00PM ON 6/18/07 THERMAL CERAMIC BLOCKS then and thereafter to be' publicly opened and read. Bid documents are available at the Purchasing Department (Phone No 8131274-8351 ). Dated: 6/8/07 Gregory K. Spearman, CPPO Director of Purchasing City of Tampa, FL 306 E. Jackson Street Tampa, FL 33602 A public hearing will be held by the Zoning Hearing Master, pursuant to Hillsborough County Ordmance 92-05 beginning at 6:00p.m., June 26, 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, the Board of County Commis sioners and the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners. All interested persons wishing to subm it testimony or other evidence in this matter must submit same to the Hearing Master at the publ ic hearing before him/her. The recommendation of the Zoning Hearing Master will be filed with the Cler1t within fifteen (15) working days after the conclusion of the public hearing The review of the Zoning Hearing Master's recommendation by the Board of County Commissioners o Hillsborough County shall be restricted to the record as defined in Hillsborough County Ordinance 92-05. unless additional evidence and/or oral argument is permitted pursuant to the terms of the ordinance. ANY PERSON WHO MIGHT WISH TO APPEAL ANY DECISION OR RECOMMENDATION MADE BY THE ZONING HEARING MASTER 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 'MilCH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED Addit i onal information concerning these requests may be obtained by calling the Department of Planning and Growth Management at (813) 276-2058 REZONING REQUESTS Petition RZ 07-0471-RU. filed on 11312007 by Laven Hospitality LLC, represented by J D Alsabbagh, o 8370 W. Hillsborough Ave. 1205, Tampa, FL 33615, ph 813-261-5180, requesting a zone change from AS1 to PD. The property ia 4.67 acres i: and is located in all or parts of Section 10 Township 32 Range 19 or SWcomer of 1-75 & E. College Ave. (S.R. 674). Petition RZ 07-0785-RU. filed on 212112007 by CSC Properties, represented by Todd Pressman of 28870 U S Hwy. 19 N., #300, Clearwater FL 33761 ph 727-726-8683, requesting a zone change from AR & CN to PD. The property ia 8 74 acres i: and is located in all or parts of Section 5 Township 32 Range 19 or SW comer of 19th Ave. NW & U .S. Hwy. 41. RZ 07-0825-GB, filed on 3/112007 by Strathmore Development Co., represented by Molloy & James of 325 S. Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606, ph 813-254-7157 requesting a zone change from RSC 6 (MH) ASC-1 & PO (88-65) to PD. The property is 29.46 acres t and ia located in all or parts of Section 19 & 30 Township 30 Range 20 and Section 25 Township 30 Range 19 or SE comer of Gibsonton Dr. & New East Bay Rd. Pet1tioo RZ 07-0875-BR, filed on 3/1212007 by Kids Charity of Tampa Bay, Inc., represented by P & M ConsuHing Group, Inc. of 501 W Euclid Ave Tampa, FL 33602, ph 813-503-8900, requesting a zone change from RSC-4 to PO. The property is 4 97 acres t and is located in all or parts of Section 36 Township 29 Range 20 or Northeasterly side of Lithia-Pinecrest Rd 50' NW of Hummingbird Lane. Petition RZ 07-11+4-SFN, filed on 412312007 by Tom Tran of 10240 Douglas Oaks Circle 1101 Tampa, FL 33610, ph 813-217-1752, requesting a zone change from AS-1 & CN to CN. The property is 1.31 aeres t and is located In all or parts of Section 32 Township 28 Range 20 or NW comer of Williams Rd & Old Hillsborough Ave. Petition RZ 07-1226-BR, filed on 5/312007 by Alia Ortega of 3330 Pine Top Drive, Valrico, Fl 33593, ph 813-215-3n9, requesting a zone change from BP-0 to CN (R) The property is 0.19 acres and is located in all or parts of Section 26 Township 29 Range 20 or 109 E. Robertson St. Petition RZ 07-1229-TNC, filed on 5/3/2007 by Paul Ellis of 16405 Avila Blvd, Tampa, Fl 33613, ph 813-404-6547, requesting a zone change from CG toM. The property Ia 0.37 acres t and Ia located in all or parts of Section 30 Township 28 Range 18 or N/S of W. Sligh Ave., 500' E/0 Benjamin Rd. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS "TT :::0 c }< c z m N Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals fo r o the following, until the stated date and time when they will be publicly opened. JULY 3, 2007-2:00 P.M. P-0300-07 (DV) TRAILER MOUNTED DIRT SCREENER WITH CONVEYOR 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 hjl!sboroughcounty org/procurementservices, or (2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Services office located at the address listed below. Minority and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportunity to part ici pate in these matters and will not be subject to discriminat i on on the basis of race. sex, color or national origin Questions regarding the above projects may be d irected to Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners, Department of Procurement Services, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 18th Fl., County Center, Tampa Florida, 33602, (813) 272-5790, during regular business hours SECTION 00020 INVITATION TO BID Seated Bids for furnishing of au labor and materials and performing al work necessary and incidental to the construction of Playcourt lmoroyements 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 Mclane Middle, 306 N Knights Avenue; Pizzo Elementllry, 11701 Bull Run (at USF); Shaw Elementary, 11311 N. 15th Street; Town n' Country Elementary, 6025 Hanley Road will be reoeived by the School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida In the Office of the Supervisor of Purchasing, Third Floor, Schoo l Admin i strative Center, 901 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, Florida until ., r o ;;u 6 ,. en -t z m r I m c r r gJ. z -3 00 PM. Fdday, Juot 22. 2007 (The mailing address Is P. 0. Box 3408 "U Tampa. Florida 33601) Bids wil not be aooepted aftef 3:00PM of the abov i date Bids will be opened and read aloud In the Purchasing Department, r located on the third floor of the School Administrative Cem.r. (;; Contractors desinna to bid this oroied are subiect to an Encouraaement Affirmatrve Action Plan as Identified with1n the bidding :z::: m c m < There Will be a mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting on Tuesday June 12 2007 at 9 00 A M at the Maintenance Opemions Center. Conference Room, 3838 N -< 50th Street. Tampa, FL 33605. phone (813) 636-1133. Non-mandatory stte c! meetings may follow m IT IS THE BIDDER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO SEE THAT BIDS ARE DELIVERED TO THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT AS REFERENCED ABOVE BID SECURITY MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH BID. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. NOTICE TO ALL BIPPERS ; The School AdmlnlatraUve Center Ia a "security" building, therefore, visitors will be required to obtain a VIsitors Pan prior to entering the building. A photo Ident i fication will need to be presented at this Ume. B1d documents. plans and specifications may be obtained after Fr i day May 25. 2007 from the engineer at a cost of (Twenty five do .. rs) $25 per set. EMK Consultants of Flodda, Inc. Engineering Surveying Planning C.doa Solis, P. E. 7815 N. Dale Mabry HlghW.y, Suite 200 Tampa, FL 33614 Phone (813) 131-8900 Fax (813) 931-5848 E-mail address cartosetemkfta.com No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of thirty days afte date set for bid opening. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA MARYELLEN EllA SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FOR All YOUR CLASSIFIED NEEDS ... CAlllaVORA@ (813) 248-1921 FAX YOUR ADS 24ff10: (813) 248-9218 Or Email ledwards@flsentlnel.com en c ?( ,. z c "TT :::0 5 ?(


c ii: lL c z 4( c f/) w :;) 1-w > w c w % f/) ::i ID :;) a. z t= w ...J ...J :;) ID ...J w z t= z w (I) ii2 0 ...J lL Request For Bids Danner Construction Co. requests minority bids for: United States Postal Service Bradenton, FL Lakewood Ranch Branch Solicitation No.: 123125-G7-A..0121. Bids are due 2:00 prn, Wednesday, June 13, 2007. Plans available at Dodge and Reed Construction Data. For questions call 813-969-2343 or (Fax) 813-969-2413. INVITATION TO BID/ SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE SOLICITATION This is a Small Business Enterprise Solicitation under Executive Order 2002-48 for the City of Tampa. For information on becoming certified as a Small Business Enterprise firm, please call the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Office at 813-274-5522. Sealed Bids from City of Tampa Certified Small Business Enterprises for the furnishing the following will be received by the Director of Pun:hasing, City of Tampa, in his oftice until 2:30 PM ON 6122107 EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR PAINTING OF THE COLUMBUS AVE. ADMIN CENTER PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 9:00AM ON 1112107 3:00 PM ON 1122107 EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR PAINTING OF FOUR FIRE DEPARTMENTSTAnONS PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 9:00AM ON 1112107 2:30 PM ON 8125107 REMOVAL OF LANDSCAPE PLANTER MATERIAL ATTHETAMPA CONVENTION CENTER PRE-BID MEEnNG TO BE HELD AT 11:00 AM ON 1113107 AT TCC EXECunVE CONFERENCE RM TH FL, 333 S. FRANKLIN ST. TAMPA, FL then and thereafter to be publicly opened and read. Bid documents are available at the Purchasing Department (Phone No. 8131274-8351). Dated: 8/8/07 Gregory K. Spearman, CPPO Director of Purchulng City of Tampa, FL 308 E. Jackaon Street Tampa, FL 33802 FOR CONVENIENCE WE ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD AMERICAN EXPRESS AND DEBIT CARD PAYMENT VIA PHONE HILLSBOROUGH AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY HART RFP R07013 CONSTRUCTION OF BUS SHELTER AND LANDING PADS The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) will be accepting proposals until 5:00 P.M., eastern time, June 29, 2007 on a Multi-year transit Infrastructure Construction Contract for construction of Bus Shelter and Landing Pads, Sidewalks and Pedestrian Crossings, Incidental Drainage & Related Transit Amenities. The RFP documents will be available for download from HARTs website at www.hartline.org after 11:00 A.M., on Monday, June 11 2007. The documents can be located under the Purchasing Section. All inquiries pertaining to the specifications, or any questions in reference to the proposal must be directed to: Damaris Cordova, Purchasing Agent, Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, 4305 East 21st Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33605, (813) 623-5835 ext 1170 or email at cordovad@hartline.org. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals for the following, until the stated date and time when they will be publicly opened. JUNE 28, 2007 2:00 P.M. T -0219-07 (BG) READY MIX CONCRETE, U-CART JUNE 26,2007 :00P.M. T-0279-07 (BG) PURCHASE OF SCREW TYPE SUP Please Note: The above bids are Hilaborough County Governmental Purchasing Council Bids. Some or all of the above bld(s) may have PrBid 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 hlllsborouahcouotv org/prpcu[IQ)Intaryicu or (2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Services office located at the address listed below. Minority and women owned firma wiU be afforded a ful opportunity to participate In these matters and wiU not be subject to diaaimination on the basis of race sex, color or national origin. Questions regarding the above projects may be directed to Hillsborough County Board of Commlaalonera, Department of Procurement Servtcel, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 18th A., County Center, Tampa Florida, 33802, (813) 272-5790, during regular business hours. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or propoaala for the following, until the stated date and time when they, will be publicly opened JUNE 28, 2007 2:00P.M. P-0287-07 (DV) CAMERAS AND DIGITAL PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT WITH INSTALLAnON Some or all of the above bld(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.hilllboroughcounty.orglprocurementleMces, or (2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Services office located at the address listed below. Minority and women owned firma will be afforded a full opportunity to participate In these matters and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color or national origin. Questions regarding the above projects may be directed to Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners, Department of Procurement Services, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 18th Fl., County Center, Tampa Florida, 33602, (813) 272-5790, during regular business hours. Fax Your Ada 2417 (813) 248-9218 .Instructor, Office Administration Required: Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in related area or a master's degree and 18 graduate hours in related area, or bachelor's degree with 4 years related work experience. Excellent computer skills. Applicants must have aptitude for developing and teaching online classes. Some course assignments will be evening sections. Satisfactory criminal history background check required. This is a full-time (two terms) faculty position for Pasco-Hernando Community College. Anticipated starting date is August 16, 2007 Salary range is $36,000.; $49,920 (two terms): salary based on education level, full-time professional work experience and/or full-time teaching experience. LETTER OF INTEREST, RESUME, TRANSCRIPTS, AND APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 3, 2007. The application process may be initiated with copies of but official transcripts must be received prior to the Interview. SEND OR FAX LETTER OF INTEREST, CURRENT RESUME, PHCC APPLICATION, AND TRANSCRIPTS TO: Jennifer Curtis 10230 Ridge Road New Port Richey, FL 34654-5199 Phone: 727-816-3263-Fax: 727-816-3301 LETTER OF INTEREST, RESUME, TRANSCRIPTS, AND APPLICATION FOR THIS POSmON MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS BY 713/07. Instructor, Paramec:lica/Program Director SEARCH EXTENDED -Employment and compensation is subject to District Board of Trustees' approval -Required: Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution; current paramedic license; applicant will be required to have Florida certification as a paramedic within six months of employment three years of. recent field experience as lead paramedic in an ALS system; two years of teaching experience in EMT/Paramedic education; must be able to work some evening hours and weekends; satisfactory criminal history background check. Preferred: Experience as an ACLS instructor; PHTLS or BTLS provider. This is a full-time (two terms) faculty position for Pasco-Hernando Community College. Anticipated starting date is August 1, 2007. Salary range is $32,000-$40,320 (for two terms): salary based on education level, full-time professional work experience and/or full-time teaching experience. Review of applications win begin July 3, 2007 Position will remain open until filled. The application process may be initiated with copies of transcripts, but official tnlnacrtpts must be received prior to the interview. SEND OR FAX LETTER OF INTEREST, CURRENT RESUME, PHCC APPUCA TION, AND TRANSCRIPTS TO: Dr. Mk:hael Adams Pasco-Hernando Community College 10230 Ridge Road New Port Richey, FL 34654-5199 Phone: 727-816-3299 Fax: n7-816-3417 LETTER OF INTEREST, RESUME, TRANSCRIPTS, AND APPLICATION FOR THIS POSmON MUST BE POSTMARKED OR FAXED BY 713107. Applications for both positions are available at www.phcc.edu/admlnlstratlonlhrlempioyment.php THE COLLEGE IS CLOSED FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 10,2007. EOEIADA Compliance Website: www.pbcrc.edu CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT RATE $8.00 1-20 WORDS AND 50 FOR EACH ADDITONAL WORD OVER 20 THIS PRICE IS EACH TIME YOU PUBLISH YOUR AD LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS EMPLOYMENT HOMES FOR SALE/RENT-APARTMENT DUPLEXES-ROOMS FOR RENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNmES, LEASE OPTIONS, ETC. ADVERTISE IT IN THE FLORIDA SENTINEL


I FREE Rent I Looking 4 Live In Person To Run Home Daycare Must Have 30 Hours Day Care, 5 Hour Literacy, CPR-first Aide For Children If Interested Call (813) 476-9522 Ask ForTe START IMMEDIATELY National Mortgage/Real Estate Firm Seeks Ambitious Career Minded People. Full Training, FT/PT $5k -$8k Per Month 1-800-679-7042 Ext. 0251 HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE New Employment Opportunities Please note that we will not be conducting any new recruitments until June 11, 2007 at which time, all applicants will be required to complete a brand new job application usi ng our new online JOb application syst'm. For more information, please contact Kurt Wilkening at 272-5625 x 336. See our web site at http://www.hccsb.org or contact Job Newsline 272-6975 (TOO 272-5623) or vis:t our office at: 601 E Kennedy Boulevard, 17th Floor, Tampa, FL Preference in initial apt will be given to eligible vets & eligible spouses of vets. AAIEEO Employer PRESS OPERATOR NEEDED A B Dick 1 & 2 Color Experienced Preferred Full Time Position Apply In 5205 N. Lois Avenue Tampa, FL 336 1 4 NE W WAGE SCALE CNA'S Starting Pay 7-3 $10.00$11.00 3 -11 $11 00 $12. 00 Great Benefits, 401 k Raise In April Pleasant, Courteous Work Environment LTC Experience Required Apply In Person Delta Health Care 1818 E. Fletcher HOME OWNERSHIP Your Job Is Your Credit Low Down Payment Lease 2 Purchase Irvin (813) 965-5413 Tampa -Brandon Areas 3 And 4 Bedroom Homes Available From $100,000-$250.000 Zero Down All Clos1ng Cost Pa1d Little Or No Credit Requrred (813) 477-6447 New/Resale Homes From $134,900 3 Bedrooms/2 Bath Block Homes Low Or No Down Payment Several Locat1ons Tampa St Pete Lakeland Headley Williams Hutton Realty (813) 404-8622 ODown All Credit Welcome!! 1ST Time Buyer Programs A) 4/2 & 1/1 W/Large In Ground Pool EZ Finance B) Or 412 With Garage Built In 2001 C) Temple Terrace 3/2 With Garage Screened Lana1 Lease Option With Down Payment Call (813) 630-9827 FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE WE. ACCEPT AMERICAN EXPRESS. VISA. MASTERCARD AND DEBIT CARD PAYMENT VIA PHONE PU B LICATI O N DEADLINES: Tuesday Edition -Friday@ 3:00p. m Friday Edition -Tuesday@ 3:00p. m 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 FAX YOUR ADS 24/7 TO: (813) 248-9218 Or Email ledwards@flsentinel.com COME ON IN! Open House Saturday June 9th 11:00 a.m. -2:00p.m. 8301 R1verboat Dr. Riverdale Subdivision (Off Harney Road) Listed at $179,000 Century21 Shaw Janice Davis 813-763-5932 ,, I [.]$1 4' ;I il#:il 2 Homes For Rent Beautiful 3 Bedrooms And 4 Bedrooms Call (813) 234-2314 Or (813) 767-8052 Please A Leave Message Newty Renovated 4 Bedroom/2 Bath Home S 1,300.00/Monthly $250. 00/Deposit Section 8 Welcome Please Call (813) 382-2718 For More Information Town & Country Area 4 Bedroom Pool Home CHA. Carpet. Tile, Washer/Dryer Hook-up, Large Den Section 8 Welcome Call (813) 500-1351 Or (813) 933-6771 North Tampa 2 Bedrooms/1 Bathroom Washer/Dryer Hookup, CHA, Large Fenced Yard Pets OK $850.001Monthly $0 Deposit Won't Last 'Long Call (813) 930-6750 SUPPORT THE FLORIDA SENTINEL ADVERTISERS Grant Park Area 3417 North 53rd Street 4 Bedrooms/1 Bath Large Yard. WDH $900.00 Monthly $600.00 Deposit Call (813) 767-3185 2806 N. 16th Street 3 Bedrooms/1 Bath WID Hook-up, CHA $950. 00/Monthly saoo. OO/Deposit Section 8 Accepted Call (404) 290-3277 3706 N. 55th Street House for Rent 2 Bedrooms/1 Bath CHA. FencedYard $850.00/Monthly +Deposit Call 621.s410 Or ( 61) 584-1288 Ybor 3 Bedrooms/1 Bathroom Ad A Den, CB, CHA Washer/Dryer Hookup Fenced Yard. Pets Okay S950. 00/Monthly $0 Deposit Won't Last Long Call (813) 930-6750 Available Nowlll 3914 Deleull Spacious 3/1 Large LivingiDining & Family Room With Inside Utility $975.00/Monthly $600. OOIDeposit (813) 569-0842 Section 8 Tenant Wanted 2 -Homes For Rent West Tampa 2 Bedrooml1 Bath Remodeled Rent Negotiable $850.00/Deposit (813) 610-8256 1, 2. 3 & 4 Bedroom Homes Available Locations All Over Tampa Low Security Deposits CALL 813-600-5090 WNN. REALPROPERTYWORX COM 3418 North 48th Street 3 Bedroom/1 Bath Available Immediately Section 8 Preferred Call (813)495-748 Or (813) 713-4055 Fairground Area 4 Bedrooms/1 Yz Bath AIC. Carpet, Tile $1,250.00/Monthly 3904 Beechwood Blvd. Sect1on 8 OK Call 813-220-3633 Progress Village Section 8 Only 2 Each 3 Bedroom Homes For Rent Please Call (813) 293-8431 North Tampa 2 Bedrooms/2 Bath Town home Central HeaVAir W/DHook-Up, Fenced No Pets Section 8 Only Call (813) 949-3482 EBPM Corporation Excellent Comer Location This Little Old House Has Charm Plus 2 Bedrooms And 1 Bath, Comes With Stove. Refrigerator AIC, Also, .lncluded Is The Electric And water For Only $775.00 Per Month Drive By Info Listed At 3429 E:11th Avenue Egypt Lake 3 Bedrooms/1 Bathroom 1 Car Detached Garage CHA, Washer/Dryer Hookup %Acre Yard That Is Fenced Pets Okay $1,350.00/Monthly $0 Deposit Won't Last Long Call (813) 930-6750 Progress Village Area 8315 Allamanda Avenue 3 Bedrooms/1 Bath A/C Fenced, Carport. Washer/Dryer Hookup Immediate Occupancy $700 00/0eposit $900 00/Monthly SectionS Preferred Call Ed (727) 542-7283 "T1 c c... c: z m co N 0 0 "T1 r 0 ::0 c > fA m z z m r OJ c: r r m z ., c: OJ c fA ::I: m c m < m ?J -i c: m en c > z c "T1 ::0 c G') m ..... ..... h


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Jefferson Street Two Studio Apartments $460. 00/Unfumished $500.00 Furnished Call (813) 263-2412 1616 E. ldell StrHt Apartment B 2 Bedrooms/1 Bath $675. 00/Rent $400. 00/Deposit Clll (813) 8815-5226 Or (813) 335-G076 Section 8 Move In Special Beautiful2 Bedroom/1 Bath Apartment Washer/Dryer Room Close To Transportation And Shopping $650. 00/Monthly $300. QO/Deposit (813) 244 9335 308 W. Amelia Avenue Two 1/1 Apartments With Large Den $625.00-$650.00/Monthly Call (813) 263-2412 Rivertree Landing Apts. 813-983-8362 One & Two Bedrooms Available Some With River View $399 .00 Move in Special Se Habla Espanol 8431 N. 39th Street 2 Bedrooms/1 Bath Upstairs Apartment Central Heat & Air $650 00/Rent $350.00/ Deposit (813) 299-5669 2613 W. Cypress Street 1 Bedroom/1 Bath Nice And Clean Ceiling Fan Security Bars $500. 00/Monthly $400.00/Deposit (813) 391-7046 Apartment 2 Bedrooms/2 Baths Located In Brandon Close To All Conveniertce Private Backyard 2 Car' Parking $825.00 Per Month Section 8 Welcome (813) 473-3746 River Pines Apartments SENIOR CITIZEN COMMUNITY Active independent living for 55+, quiet park-like setting, shopping, transportation, social activities, riverfront living. Efficiencies and 1 -bedroom apartments starting a t $360.00 per month. (813) 985-i419 Seminole Heights Seniors 62+ Now Accepting Appllctlons For: 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments Controlled Access, Library And Community Room With Activities Beautiful Landscaped Community Special Accessibility For Hearing and Sight Impaired Well Served By Public Transportation Income Restricted Leasing Office @ 202 E. 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