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Celebrating 64 Years I n The Tampa Bay Area .,. I \ ... \ I \ \ 011 I SEE STORY ON PAGE 23-A YOUNG PEOPLE STOP BY CITY HALL ON WAY TO WHITE HOUSE On Monday, well wishers were present at City Hall to support the 40 students and 11 mentors of the Tampa Bay Academy of Hope, Inc. The young people stopped there before heading off to Tallahassee for a visit to the State Capitol. From there, they were headed to Washington, I? C. as part of their annual Legislative Tour. Shown at City Hall before boarding the bus were: Angelica Ellerson, Asheley Merrell, Ashley Priscilla Simmons, Bionca Mona Chapman, Bodesha Speed, Briana McRoy, Brianna Mitchell, Cameron Williams, Cierra Jones, Colin Carter, Danzel Simmons, Den Hargrove, Devin DeJesus, Diala Bazan, Donzell Jenkins, Ebony Brown, Jamaal Simmons, Jessica Simmons, Jonathan Mingo, J'Vonte Adams, Kendrick Franklin, LaChrisha Stokes, Lavaughn King, Liliana Bazan, Marche' Brown, Marie Edwards, Nakarri Jones, Nicholai David, Phylisha Jackson, Shanell Richardson, Shawn Harris, Stephan Stubbs, Tamyla Bynum, Terrica Limehouse, Tiana Berry, Vanzel Simmons, Webster Woody, Winston Lightbody, Jr. (Photography by Brunson) Educator, NAACP Head Touched Many SEE PAGE 2-A Eight Families Lose Everything In Fire SEE PAGE 3-A City Council. Members Re-Elect Chainnan SEE PAGE 3-A Teacher Wins National Award SEE PAGE 11--A


0) 0 Feature 0 ,... ...J a: a. <( c a: LL c a: LL c z < c CJ) w ::J .... > a: w > w c w J: CJ) :::J Dl ::J a. z i= w ..J ..J ::J Dl ...=. w z i= z w CJ) a: 0 ..J LL Retired Educator And NAACP leader Dies After lenuthv Illness BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel Ci! Editor On Tuesday night, a retired Hillsborough County educator and Civil Rights activist died following a lengthy illness. Dr. Sam Horton was 79 years old. Dr. Horton was a native of the historic Bealsville, Florida, an East Hillsborough County community settled by 12 for mer slaves. Dr. Horton attended the local schools of Hillsborough Cou fter raduatin m Marshall High School in 1945, he enrolled at Florida A & M, where he graduated at the age of 19 with a Bachelor's Degree in Education. He later earned his Master's Degree from Florida State University and his Ph.D., from Nova University in Fort Lauderdale. said, "I was the Area Director when it was suggested that the stadium at the newly built Jefferson High School be named in his honor. Art Smith was the principal at the time The stadium was named in his honor She continued, "Dr. tiorton, along with Harold Clark and the late E. L. Bing, formulat ed responses to the desegregation order in Hillsborough County. He also served as a consultant for education issues in other states. -"Hebegan the United Negro College Fund All-Star Basketball Game in Hillsborough County to bene fit the United Negro College Fund. He arranged for coaches and scouts to attend the game and showcased all seniors dur ing the games." Seventeen years ago, Dr. president of the Hillsborough NAACP he opposed education plans that would lead to more segregated schools in Hillsborough County. His commitment to education was tremendous. It is a sad day, but Sam led a wonderful life of leadership. He will be remembered as one ofTampa's -and one of Florida's -most remarkable citizens." Curtis Stokes, current President of the NAACP said, "Dr. Horton will be sorely missed by all who knew him. He will forever be remembered for the good he did and he will live on, for he truly left a lega cy." Dr. Horton embarked on a career with the Hillsborough County School District as an English teacher. During his 42112 years, he served as a coach and was the principal for the new Jefferson High School when it re-opened. As a trailblazer, Dr. Horton became the first Black General Director for Secondary Education in 1978. Horton established a local chapter of the National Alliance of Black School Educators to bring more African American teachers into the district. Known as HABSE, the organization is dedicated to recruiting and retaining African American teachers. Dr. Horton was its first and only president. DR. SAM HORTON Sept. 21, 1929--April 7, 2009 Mrs. Doretha Edgecomb, Hillsborough County School Board member said, "This is a real loss for the community. He was a problem solver and had the ability to look at the big picture and come up with a solution that everyone could agree on. His analytical ability made him a force both as an educator and as a Civil Rights Although he retired in 1991, Dr. Horton never abandoned his desire to improve the quality of life and education for students of Hillsborough County. Mrs. Mary Bryant, a former co-worker :Of Dr. Horton's After retiring, Dr. Horton unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the Hillsborough County School Board. "It was after he ran for the school board that we approached him about taking over the r eins of the NAACP. We had just merged the Plant City and Tampa Branches of the NAACP under th{l leader ship of the national office and we were looking for someone. to continue the goals we had set for the organization," Mrs. Ann Porter said. "He became my 2nd Vice President and completed my last term in 1999. Dr. Horton overwhelming won the election as the first President of the Hillsborough County Michelle B. Patty (813)495-3702 1-866-352-4200 Branch of the NAACP in 2000 leader." and served three terms. We A member of Phi Beta knew that Dr. Horton was perSigma Fraternity, Dr. Horton feet for the role because he was a member of Beulah was totally dedicated and com-Baptist Church, the mitted to the education Guardsmen, and the NAACP. process of Hillsborough He was married to the late County. Mrs. Doris Horton for 55 During Black History years. Dr. Horton is survived Month, U. S. by his daughter, Mrs. Sheila Congresswoman Kathy Warren; son, Dwayne Castor recognized Dr. Horton; five grandchildren, Horton during the congres familJ'merribe i's -

::0 Features Citv council Reelects Council Chairman BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer During last Thurs day's City Council meeting, elections were h e ld to sel ec t a Council Chair and vicechair, as well as a CRA Chair and co-chair. The process began with Councilman Joseph Caetano nominating current chairman Thomas Scott for another term. He won 4-3. Councilwoman Gwen Miller will serve as vice chair. Councilwoman Mary Mulhern was selected as the CRA Chair with Councilman Joseph Caetano being nominated as vice-chair. Council Chairman Scott said he's very honored his colleagues saw fit to elect him to another term. "I look forward to serving for another year and I'm extremely blessed. I'm also very humbled by the experi ence. "The biggest challenges that lie ahead will be the city budget that's already suffering. a $52 million deficit. Also, economic devel opr11ent and putting people back to work is a top priori-THOMAS SCOTT City Council Chairman t y." Chairman Scott said they have already began developing strategy to attract new businesses to the area. He also said affordable housing is a must, as well as developing a mass transit rail system. "Too many people are becoming homeless. People are hurting everywhere, and they are looking to their elected officials to get them through this. "Because I initiated the CRA when I served as a County Commissioner, I will always have a special interest in that process." sos East .JacksOn st. Suite #303 Barrister's Building Tampa, FL 33&02 (813) 387-n24 BANKRUPTCY Stop Foreclosure & creditor's Harassment REAL ESTATE LAW FAMILY LAW Sol Davis Printing. .. o ,rde.ring: ::-: ; :: ;.;.; .::=: .:-:-:--:-:: ; : -:-:-:-: : '', i /.;. .. ; : ;.:-:::-: .;-;..;..;. .':-:-:-:< ::-.-:-:: -:. ; .;.' -::-:-:-:-:. :-. lnvitations*Name cards, Envelopes, ,. ,, .,,,, PeFsona ized with a PhOto :<: Verses iO.choose,from, :=:-:-.-.':-' .. .. ..... .: ::.-: 8 Families lose Evervthing In Fire On Tuesday afternoon, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue personnel were called to a fire at t h e Granada Apartments on 56th Street near Sligh Avenue. When fir e fight e r s arrived, they reported that 8 apartment units were on fire with flames coming from the roof area. The fire was extinguished, but 8 families have been displaced by fde, smoke and water damage. The American Red Cross has assisted them with shelter and clothing. Investigators determined that the cause of the fire was accidental and the origin appears to be a clothes dryer. Hillsborough County Code Enforcement Investigator, David DeFaria, said once the fire got into the attic area of the buildings, it spread quickly. "'vVe came out to secure the units v vith boards and other security devices. The main problem we have is some of the residents will return and try to salvage some of their property. The builds are too dangerous to enter, so we dis-Aggressive Tumor Claims life Of Young Athlete An aggressive tumor has claimed the life of a high school athlete, who was look ing to graduate this spring. Six months ago, Kevin Bernard Harris, was a happy-go-lucky teen, just beginning his senior year at Howard W. Blake High School and had been on his first job for about 5 months. Then it happened: sudden, severe pain in the side. He was taken to a local hospital last October, examined, given some pain pills and sent home. Within weeks, he was back at the hospital. He was given several exams and it was determined that he had heptoblastorila, a tumor on the liver. According to his mother, Mrs. ,Manning, a biopsy of the' tumor determined that it was cancerous. Manning said her only child would always let her know when something bothered him and she immed .iately sought help for his ailment. Since November, Kevin had spent most of the time in the hospital. He died March 28th. Funeral services will be con ducted on Saturday, April 11, 2009 at Grace Mary M. B. Church at 2 p m. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of se1vices. In addition to his mother, Kevin is survived by his father, Bernard J. Harris and stepfather, Patrick Manning. Flames tore through roof of this building at the Granada Apartments, displacing 8 families. courage anyone from doing that." Management personnel at the complex have also been extremely vigilant looking for residents returning to the destroyed units. Latina Bush, a 27-year-old mother of a 9 -year-old son, said she just moved into the complex 6 months ago. In a depressed and teary voice, she recalled her experience. "I was inside when the fire started. I looked out my window and saw a teenager yelling for me to get out. I didn't see any smoke because the fire was above me. So, I thought the kid was just playing around. "I looked out again and he was still yelling for me to get out. When I opened my front door, all I saw was black smoke. I immediately went to another door, dropped to the ground and crawled out. By that time, firefighters had arrived and pulled me the rest of the way." Ms. Bush said she knows everyone was devastated by the fire, but also said she lost everything she owned. "All my son and I have are the clothes on our backs. Thank God he was at my mother's house when this happened. "I appreciate the help the Red Cross is giving me. They gave me a place to stay for three days, but after that I don't know. The management at the complex said they will try to help me, but it will be on a priority basis because some of the families displaced are bigger than mine. Right now, I'll accept anything peo ple are willing to donate." Ms. Bush and the other fire victims can be contacted through the Red Cross by calling 1-877-7541-1444, or by calling Florida Sentinel. reporter Leon Crews at (813) 248-1921. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be e-mailed at lcrews@jlsentinel. com tfop Ladies of (])istinction, Inc. 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en 0 0 N ci ..... ..J a: c.. c:x: c a: LL. c a: u.. c z < c (/) w ;::) 1-> a: w > w c w :I: (/) :J m ;::) a. z i= w ...J ...J ;::) m I ...J w z i= z w (/) < c a: 0 ...J u.. Editorials & Columns FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202-140) 2207 21st Avenue, T a mpa Florid a 33605 (813) 248-1921 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., Mem b er u r J atio nal Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) a n d Amalgamated Publ ishers, Inc. New York. 1990 94 CP Tim e lnternational POSTMASTER : Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P .O. Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL W.W. Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C. Blythe Andrews 1901-1977 (1945) Founders C. BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR., CHAIRMAN S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCULATION AND PRESS DIRECTOR Subscriptions-$44.00-6 Months Both Editions : $87.00-Per Year Both Editions. Opinions expressed on editorial pages of this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily reflect the editorial stance ol The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Publisher His Smile Will Give Him Wings en the Museum of Science and Industry roached the subject of bringing a slave ship exhibit to Tampa-Hillsborough County, it was Dr. Sam Horton, who was the voice of the TampaHillsborough County NAACP and said, "That's never going to fly." And it didn't, either. Time and time again, Dr. Horton's salt and pepper hair and infectious "Say Hey" smile and unmistakable wisdom, which was a combination of academics, knowledge and mother-wit, brought Tampa-Hillsborough County through the landmines of racial misunderstandings to the horizons of a unified community. His handshake was a bond that was never broken. No more, Dr. Samuel Horton has left us, and the space where he stood is larger than anyone could ever fill. And who will miss Dr. Sam Horton? Ask former at schools where he once taught and would ultimately become principal. Ask the minds he turned and the attitudes he touched with his personable, down-home and patient personality. Never afraid to speak his mind, he stood tall beside such other giants as the late Bob Gilder, Bob Saunders, Sylvia Rodriguez Kimble, E. L. Bi'ng and others whose names now glisten in the pantheon of movers and shakers in the history of Tampa. How much will Sam. 1-Jorton be missed? Give us ten to twenty years tQ adequately.assess the impact of. his deci-' sions and; his ":Presence ori ,a society'ihat in many ways subtly bears his Let the seeds he's sown grow a little taller. Let people think about advise a li:ttle longer. Then we'll let you know. But as for now, one thing is certain. When Sam Horton gets to Heaven, his smile will give him wings! What Shall we Tell Our Children A little girl lies sleeping in an ill-fitting bed. Her parents weep because she will never wake up again. Does it matter: that she is Black? We think not. But the fact that the little girl is Black and 8 years young troubles us and fills us with rage W is respc;msiblt< shattered life of Paris \Vllitehead-Hamilton who was gunncrcjl down while she slept in her St. Petersburg living room .. A young Black man who was accused, denied he had anything to do with her death. Said his sister, "My brother is not a killer." Said her brother, who was in the back seat of a car that drove by Paris' home spraying 50 rounds of bullets, "I didn't pull the trigger!" So, who indeed, did-pull the trigger.ofthe assault rifle that riddled a house and murdered a baby? Who was for selling teenagers AK 47s and bulletproof vests? Who is the villain who pumped .into. .the brains of boys and girls "an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth?" Have you noticed? Four things our children seem not to learn in school: are forgiveness, patience, respect and non-violence: < America, what is wrong with us? Our attitudes and the o:t way we walk warn the world that we are on the verge of w perpetual anger. And many of our children's heroes are 0 murderers. Go to the malls. Look at what our children are buying. Remembering Easter 0 n Sunday, April 12th, the world will celebrate the holiest of Christian holidays --Easter Sunday. According to the Bible, it is the anniversary of the time when Jesus Christ gave His life so that man could have everlasting life. We all have heard the story of how Jesus died. But, recently, I received an e-mail that literally changed the image in my mind. Complete with soft music and breath-taking photographs, it talked about how Jesus was forced to carry the cross that He would be nailed to as part of his harsh punishment. It should be noted that crucifixion was the worse of the worst punishments handed down for a crime. The crucifier used large nails, 15 to 20 centimeters long with a 6 centimeters point that were reportedly placed into the pulses of his hand. (It should be noted that 1" is equal to 2.54 cen timeters). The nails are said to have caused the tendons that extend to the shoulder to break, making it difficult to breathe. Jesus had to use the muscles in his back to force air out of his lungs. He had to support the total weight of his body on his feet that were also nailed to the cross. A crown of thorns was placed on his head, mocking His status as royalty. The Bible also talks about the holes in His sides made by spears. It is said that He remained that way for hours, most likely with all of the blood in His body draining from the wounds, before He died. Instead of water, He was given vinegar. And finally, when He could take it no more, His final words were, "It is finished." So, as we prepare for Easter this year, we don't have to worry about bunny rabbits or Easter eggs. Instead, perhaps, we should think about what the Son of God endured for the sake of mankind. As children, Christians always told the story of how Jesus died for the sins of man. They just never really explained how horribly He died. Once you realize the atrocities that Jesus suffered, it changes the way you look at the image of the man on the cross. Don't forget the true mean ing of Easter. Be safe. Apologies For Slaverv, Jim Crow And Racism: Epilogue Over the past few months, recent reports have called to mind the adage "what goes around, comes around," espe cially coverage of the econom ic meltdown of companies like AIG, CSX and Lehman Brothers Holding, Inc. Why? The answer is they are among major corporations that today possess wealth that was created by slaves or at the expense of slaves. Indeed, these companies are not alone in their ties to slavery. Some of the companies apologized Others have not Since 2002, a series of events revealed the complicity of modern day companies and their in the slave trade. At that time, the state of California and the cities of Chicago, Richmond and Philadelphia passed legisla tion or ordinances requiring companies doing business with their institutions or within their jurisdiction to disclose their ties to or profits from slavery. In 2002, nine lawsuits were filed around the country seeking reparations from 20 companies. These companies range from banking and finance to the tobacco indus tries and continue to be tar gets of litigation today. According to USA. Today and other news sources, Aetna, Wachovia, Bank of America, New York Life, AIG, Manhattan Bank, FleetBoston Financial Group, Brown Brothers, Lehman Bros., Norfolk Southern, CSX, Union Pacific, Canadian National, Lloyd's of London, Ridder, Tribune, Stevens, Media General, Advance Publications, E. W. Scripps, Gannett along with R J. Reynolds and Brown and Williamson tobacco compa nies all have ties to slavery. "Lloyd's of London insured ships that brought slaves from Africa to America and cotton to the mills in New England and Britain. In 2006, Aetna admitted it issued insurance policies on slaves in the 185o's. Wachovia revealed it acquired the Georgia Railroad and Banking Company and the Bank of Charleston, institutions that owned and used slaves as collateral on mort gaged properties or loans. Having also released a dis closure in 2005, J.P. Morgan Chase revealed that predecessor institutions (Citizens Bank and Canal Bank) in Louisiana used slaves as col lateral on loans and accepted slaves as payments when owners defaulted on loans A seri. es of apologi es fol lowed revelatiOIJS of corporate ties to slavery : 'in early 2000, Aetna an apology and now 'funds college scholarships for Blacks and underwrites studies on racial health disparities. Four months later, The Hartford Courant, tbe oldest continu ously published newspaper in America, published a front page apology for advertising the sale of slaves in the 1700s and 18oos. In. 2qos, both Wachovia Bank. and J.P.. Morgan Chase and Bank of America (2007) is, sued for pre decessor roles in I Continued On Next Page I Do you know? Do you care? So, who is responsible for the death of little Paris Whitehead-Hamilton and others like her? Consider your answer. What shall we tell our children? What shall we tell ourselves?


A Centurv Of Miracles! A n ardent love r of oper:.t, his mos t favorite opera was I Trovatore by Guiseppe Verdi. Yet, in later years, h e took th e role of Rhadames, the Ethiopian general in a Chicago Grand Opera Company production of Verde's Aida. A lover of Shakespeare, race cars and bullfights (he actually had tails of several of the horned denizens to his credit), he authored several memoirs (one of them in French, which he spoke fluently), and he was overheard to admit, ''I am astonished when I realize that there are few men in any peri od of the world's history who have led a more varied or intense existence than I." This man who stepped into the ring, long before Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Muhammad Ali or Mike Tyson, who knocked down white giants until he KO' d the wor)d, then married white women until marrying white women went out of style; was accused of breaking every moral law in the white man's universe, was jailed for ten months; on the third day he arose from the dead; was banished to Europe for a spell, then came back to America ; whupped two boxP.rs who were young enough to be his grandsons; sped off in a high-precision automobile; turned it over and died at the tender age of 68. This man whose name was fmther immortalized by actor James Earl Jones, in the Great White Hope has become the recent focus of none other than Senator and former Republican Presiden tial candidate John McCain, who along with Rep. Peter King (R-NY) -has taken it upon himself to get America's Black President, Barack Obama, to pardon America's first Black hcav:-r weight cham pi on boxer, .Jack A1t h u r .Johnson. One looks at .John McCain and wonders, h as h e falle n and bumped his h ead? Is this the same John McCain who almos t loos e d the rabid dogs of racis m against his Democratic presidential opponent Barack Obama ... the same man who grimaced whenever the two met in polite political debate? It is. And it is not. McCain has changed, or so it seems. Observers say McCain is up for reelection soon. And he realizes, thanks to many of his past political indiscretions (like failing to vote for the national acceptance of the Dr. Martin 0 Luther King, Jr. birthday holiday), that his days as representative of the people of Arizona may well be numbered. Not so, says McCain. A former boxer himself, McCain says he realizes the redemption of the reputation of Black boxer Jack Johnson is the right thing to do. So, John McCain has become a champion for a Black champion. Up to now, the White House has remained mum, waiting to see if this is a McCain ''Me-Trap." The Senator swears he's legit. So, should we support him as he becomes yet, ;mother example of an America attempting to get its past angst in order'? I say we should. For, apology is not only good for the soul, but it is good for a society Forget the fact that God and the Black Experience ha\'e already pardoned the great Jack Johnson. Understand that !itrangc d "0 JJ r-..... 0 1\) 0 0 1.0 lives Have Become So Meaningless f ;{" JI.lat h as happ ened. to J' J' beings? Don' t tlwy realiz e anymore how preci o u s lif e is? Apparently not. l'vlore p eople are bein g killed in th e stree ts of the United States than in any war. Peopl e a r e killing people with so much ease and no conscious, whatsoever. Parents are killing their chil dren children are killing their parents, relati ves are killing relatives and it doesn't stop there. Neighbors are killing neighbors and complete strangers are killing strangers. The news is full of the gory details of people killing people every day. The shame of it all is that it gets worse every day and almost nobody seems to care. People are breaking into homes and killing everybody in sight. People are kidnapping people and killing them. Parties and bars have become key sources for senseless killings. Then there are the dreaded drive-by killings. We all are familiar with them. These are s ituati o n s where people jus t driv e by and s h oo t \vildl y into occupied buildings or into crowds just s t anding on the streets. Wha t m a k es this situation eve n wo r se i s that the people doing the shooting don't have to know anybody in the building or the crow9 that they are shooting into When are Americans going to get fed up with this killing situation and rise up and do something about them? When are they going to demand that our policymakers and our law enforcement declares war on these killings and either puts a stop to them or greatly reduces the number of them, one way or another. One thing that has to be stopped, controlled or reduced is the number of guns out on the streets of our communities across America. Guns are in the hands of criminals, mentally ill people and in the hands of irrespon sible children. Not only is there a need to control the number of guns in our streets, there is a dire n ee d t o co ntrol w h o i s in possessi o n o f these guns I r es p ec t p eople's right to 0\\'11 and maintain guns in their homes for their protection. rBut carrying the m around through th e streets i s another matter. While I am concerned 0 about killing b y or among any race of people, I am especially concerned about killing of Black people by Black people. It is shameful to admit, but Black people live in fear of each other. Isn't that something? And to think we call each other sister and brother one minute and the next minute we take out a gun and shoot that same brother or sister dead. How do we stop this? Where do we start? I don't know, but there ought to be some one smart enough who cares enough to figure out the answer to these two questions. We need to do something and we need some answers quickly. That is just the way I see it. 'TI r-0 c )> en m z -t z m r-1 m c: r rm ::1 z "'D c: m r (i) :t m c m < m JJ -< m en c Good, old West Tampa' )> z c 'TI JJ 0 These days, when you mention West Tampa, the first thing that comes to mind is the North Boulevard Homes Public Housing Complex. But, West Tampa is far more than that. The Old West Tampa community is a collection of homes that have seen several generations pass through. It bears the history of segregation and memories of the Florida State Fair at North Boule\'ard and Cass Streets. West Tampa isn't a den of iniquity as some would have you believe. It s quite a safe place. West Tampa is a wonderful place with a lot of wonderful things. A lot of the old businesses aren' t around anymore, but the core of what makes West Tampa such a great place ha\'e gone nowhere. Whenever violent crimes are reported in West Tampa, the media and others draw the perception that all of WestoTampa is a war zone .. Nothing could be further from the truth. There are groups in West Tai11pa trying to attract new businesses and revitalization efforts have screeched to a halt. However, the area still has a lot of potential, and it has a group of caring and willing people who want \Vest Tampa to be a great community When one speaks of \Vest Tampa, it's importarit 't6'tilfr! ify which area. To be more specific, Old West Tampa is the area east of Armenia. It has historil' landmarks and walking historians who are more than happy to tell about the area's storied past. If you grew up in West Tampa, or attended school there, you remember a community of working people who all knew each other. fellowshipped toget-her, and helped raise 'each other's chil dren. Those days are gone wi : th a huge gene1 : ation gap. Hue the spirit and will of :people who've been there for decades has ne,er wandered or wa,ered. It'-s as strong no\\' as it e\'er was, because these people care about Old West Tampa and they don't want to see it become a stlange land as other dewloped areas haw become When you \'isit Old \\'est Tampa, make sure you find residents who l'an tell what really makes the arl'a til'k. !\lake sure L'OtH'L'il-C> trate morl' on Old \\'l'sl m U'l rantpa. )>


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The For men who are used to to have been demoted from women, however, weren't as being in the position of power its once coveted position atop endearing to the subject. on the dating scene, dealing of a young woman's list of The women spoke of the with this modern female pro -must-do-a chi evemen ts-popular tradition as if it were to type can be intimidating. before-death and now ranks an outdated relic going in the The idea that they could find somewhere between buying a direction ofVHS and cassette themselves on the other side Pomeranian puppy and get-tapes. of the equation, struggling to ting breast augmentation. One female panelist even find someone to settle down Thiqgs, th11t she wouldn't went as far as to consider the with, doesn't sit well at all. mind having, but not neces-prospect of getting married, To these men I say, there's sarily need. "totally unnecessary today Th. t f l b and tomorrow Add to these nothing to worry about. IS new genera wn 1 -The same woman who finds erated women aren't hin-disdainful views, the story of dered by the same societal Nadya Suleman, the proud marriage an unnecessary burden will also discover that expectations that faced their to be single mother of 14 chil-mothers and grandmothers. dren, all born through in growing old alone isn't such a With the advent of modern vitro fertilization, and the blast either. When this technology making child conquestion becomes, what hap-notion finally begins to sink ception possible without a pened to the days when they into her, don't be surprised if male counterpartand more couldn't wait to grow up and she's the one on bent knee available avenues for them to play house? offering you the ring. become financially self-sus-It appears that a number of Just don't forget. When you taining, today's women factors have begun to take say yes, it doesn't matter who seems to be taking a strong their toll. The unbalanced did the proposing or who did indifference to long-lasting, ratio between single Black the accepting. When it's time committed relationships. women and single Black to walk down that aisle, There was a time when men; the changing concept of make absolutely sure that men were the ones who what appropriate female you're still the one wearing cringed at the idea of being behavior is supposed to be; the tuxedo legally bound for life. But the newly discovered power Send comments to: Clarence ironically, that paradism is of independence, the jading Barr, II, 43110-018, F. C. I. beginning to shift. from a lifetime of broken Bennettsville, P 0. Box In a recent artcle in the relationships and the coming 52020, Bennettsville, S. C Florida Sentinel Bulletin of age of a generation of 29512 or email cbarr2@oasis-prompting a Wide Awoke novels.com. Rhode Scholar Will Visit Youth Center On Tuesday, April 14th, the Florida State University Alumni will showcase Rhodes Scholarship recipients during an Outreach Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Drive. One of the young men featured is Garrett Johnson, a Tampa native who became a Rhodes Scholar in 2006. In addition to appearing at the "Rhodes on the Road" luncheon at .the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Johnson, with the support of Tyrone Keys, of All Sports Community Service, will appear at the HOPE Community Center, 4902 N. 22nd Street, at 4 p. m on Tuesday. Johnson said, "I just want to share my experience and offer encouragement to others. I want to let them know that they can do whatever they set their minds to do. It's always great to return home and I am extremely happy tha t the Rhodes on the Road' event will afford me the opportunity to, once again, thank those individuals throughout Tampa who invested in me along my journey. 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State State Senator Reports On Mid-Session Progress :0 0 l> _-< l> "U :0 PART I OF II TALLAHASSEE It s a little p ast the mid-point in the 2009 annual Legislative Session and no.w, as during the earlier Special Session, the budget and Florida's failing economy continue to dominate the action in the Capital City. This week, both Senate and House committees tasked with carrying out its mandate to balance the state budget signed off on their respective spending packages And a little more than half a billion dollar difference stands between their proposals. But there are some big differences in how the Senate' s $65. 6 billion spending plan and the House's $65. 1 billion budget outline arrive at their bottom lines. The Senate's plan is to rely on $3 billion in federal economic stimulus dollars, along with an expansion of the gaming contract signed with the Seminole Indians that not only expands gambling on tribal lands, but in the state s pari-mutuel facili ties. The gambling proposal ; ould raise about $400 mil lion annually. The Senate is also looking to raise $68(> million through new f.ces and surcharges. Some of these new fees will be tacked onto license plates (from $12 to $25), and vehicle titles (from S 24 to $40). Filing a civil suit could go from $ 295 to as high as $2,000, and probate filings could rise from $280 to as much as $2,ooo. Finally, the Senate is also proposing imposing a hefty "surcharge on not just ciga rettes, but all tobacco products On the House side there is limited enthusiasm for expanded gambling and little support for taxing tobacco products. But their proposals hike fees even further than the Senate's ..... .. $8oo million in ne\{:fees and surcharges. Both plans have yet to be voted on by the full chambers, and onGe thathappens, hath proposals will go to a special conference committee appointed by the leadership of the Senate and the House to work out the differences. As the Senate eyes revenue increases, it's also look ing at spending reductions. Here are some of the high-. lights in various services, programs, and our education system: Throughout the state, about 2000 full time positions would be terminated, including Boo of them currently filled. In law enforce-SENATOR ARTHENIA JOYNER 2 50% e APY* 13-Month COand CD IRA ()fiefs a giJaranteed return at a competitive rate of tnterest for new money deposits of $2, 000 or greater m cnt, m o r e th a n 100 e mplo yees at th e FDLE and 200 a t the D e p artment of Juvenile Justice would rec e ive pink slip s In our judicial system, Court Clerks will see a 10 percent budget cut Parents with children in our university system and community colleges will face an 8 percent increase in tuition, although those students currently receiving Bright Futures scholarships will be spared. Health and Human Services are among the hardest hit areas. Under the r S e n a t e s plan, r eimburs e -_.. 0 m e nt r a tes t o nurs in g h o mes 1\.) and prov id e r s o f hospital o outpatient and inpati e nt s er-lE vices, among oth e rs all fac e reductions. In addition, th e program which allows seniors to remain in their own homes rather tha n placement in nursing homes faces cuts, as well as adult and children's mental health and substance abuse programs and foster care. While the budget has been the dominant force during the session, other bills and other events have been notable as well. ., r 0 :::0 IS A AlliABLE 0 )> en m z .... ...... .. : .. ... ... ..... ....... : -: :: : : -:-:.::: :. If you're looking for a trusted partner and a guaranteed return, look to Sun Trust. And work with people committed to helping you get and stay on solid ground. To open your Sun Trust CD or CD IRA now, call866.495.5417 or stop by a branch near you. SUNTRUST Live Soltd. Bank Solfd."' :::! z m r I tD c: r r m :::! z "D c: tD r u; :I: m 0 m < m :::0 -< -1 c: m en 0 )> z 0 ., :::0 0 Limited-time offer. Offer only good in the following areas : Washington, D.C.; Norfolk, Newport News and Hampton Roads, Va.: Nashville, Tenn.: Florida, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Southwest Florida 'Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is accurate as of 03/25/2009 and the CD term or APY is subject .< to change at any time and without notice. The quotedAPY of 2 50% represents an interest rate of 2.47%. Minimum opening deposit is $2,000. Maximum opening deposit is $1 ,000,000 Offer available for new money only. New money i s qofinod as funds not currently on deposit at Sun Trust. Offer good for consumer and business accounts. A new or existing Sun Trust checking account is requ i red for consumer accounts. A new or existing Sun Trust business checking account is required for business accounts. Not available for public funds. There IS a substantial penalty imposed for early withdrawals Sun Trust Bank, Member FDIC. SunTrust Banks Inc SunTru5t is a federally registered service mark of Sun Trust Banks, Inc Live Solid Bank Solid Is a service mark of Sun Trust Banks, Inc


O'l 0 0 N ci ,.. ...J 0:: a.. <( >-"' <( Q 0:: u. Q 0:: u. Q z <( Q (/) w ::I 1-> 0:: w > w Q w J: (/) ::::; m ::I a.. z i= w ...J ...J ::I m I ...J w z i= z w (/) <( c a: 0 ...J LL <( I 00 w C!l Pinellas News Peace Progressive M. B. Chu 2607 East 24th Avenue Tampa, FL We Invite You To Join Us For: Wai-Mart Gives $10,000 To H. E. l. P. Ministries, Inc. The New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist of Tampa, Florida Incorporated 2511 East Columbus Drive-33605-2849 Reverend_ Dr. Walter James Williams, Pastor :-:;..& -.. 'ian! Organization to usefunds to help people in need LARGO, FL-The W alMart Foundation donated $10,000 to L a rgo-b a s e d ch a ri ty, H E. L. P. Mini s tri es, Inc., to s ecure a refrigerat e d truc k, w hich w ill ensure safe pi c k -up a nd d e l i v ery of p eris h a ble a nd nonp e ri s h a bl e foods t o h e lp tho se i n n eed H e r e Everybo d y Loves Peo pl e M i n is t ries, Inc. ( H E L. P ) is a no n -profit, nearl y 6 years old mini stry o p e r atio n associated w it h The Apos t o lic Church of J es u s a t 1381 Oak Villag e Dri\'l?, Lar go. H E. L. P. Ministri es h e lp s the i ndi,id u a l s th at pass t h ro u gh t h e m inistry d oor with a tri-fol d appr oach: p h ysica l nee d s are addresse d emo t iona l i s s u es arc disc u ssed, a n d most c r i ti cally for many, spi ritua l con s i dera ti o n s are me t e nh a nce our progra m s for dis a bl e d h o m e l ess, fixed i n c om e ve t e r a n s a nd e l de rly, ex-felon s and low-inco m e families t o e n joy b a l a n ce d m ea l s for se ver a l d ays. A r e f r ig e r a t e d t r u c k will solidify our c au se a nd le a d to even g reater communi t y i n v ol v em e nt." This gr ant i s a don ation f r om Wal-Mart's Sta t e Gi ving P r og ra m (SGP) a n e w model of l o cal givin g for th e r e t ailer. "At W a l-Mart we know we ca n m a k e the great est impact o n o u r communities b y sup por t i n g ca u ses t ha t a r e i m por t ant t o our c u s t o m e r s right i n the i r own n e i gh b or h oods," sa i d Cindi Marsiglio, se n ior ma n ager of pu blic affa i r s for Wa l l\,lart "We are proud to be giv-Jame s Cobb, President, with his wife, Mrs Toynetta (To y ) Cobb. in g these g r a nt s t o l oca l o r ga n i za t i ons tha t a r e t ru l y m aking a d iffer e nce i n th e comm un ity." T o find o ut m ore, please vis it our we b site a t : www. h elpministries.com or e-mail u s at: h elp-ministries@hotm ail.com. Reverend Larry Williams Past or, Good Samaritan M B. Church Sl Petersburg H E. L. P Min istr i es is ded i ca t e d t o p rovidi n g t h e cit ize n s o f the Gr ea t e r T ampa B ay area with fr ee meals co nfid e n t i a l ministe ri ng, and p r ofes s io n a l job cou n se l i n g servi ces. Th e orga ni za ti o n o p e r a t es a f oo d pantry, cl othing closet and compute r l a b and supplies nutritiona l bags o f food to approx im a t e l y 400 t o 450 i ndi viduals or f amilies e v e r y Tuesd ay m o rning 10 a m -1 p m Worship is a lso a p art of the g iving Reverend Anthony Greene \:. Pastor, First Baptist Church Of Lincoin Gardens-Tampa Reverend Donald White Pastor, Greater St. Paul M B .Churcli St Petersburg Min. Thomas Whitlock Min. Charles Williams Assoc. Minister St. Mark M B Church St. Petersburg Assoc. Minister Sl Mark M B Church St Petersburg Rev. Ronald Gipson Pastor,Gelhsemane M B Church -St. Petersburg This grant com es a t such a crucial time for us," sai d Deacon James Cobb, president of H E L P Ministrie s, Inc. "We are witnessing an ever-growing population base of 10 to 15 percent more clients weekly. This donation will Thes e bags are fill e d with food items, and there's a variety of breads and desserts, too. KING'S KIDS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY & LEARNING & DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER Abeka Curriculum Small Classes Educational & Fun Field Trips Dress Code (Uniforms) Now Enrolling for the 2009-201 0 School Year Infants-5th Grade 23 Years of Experience in Educating Children In A Loving Christian Environment Space Is Limited!!! Stop by or call Computer Technology & Physical Educat i on the school office for an application!!! 813-248-6548 x228 Hot/Nutritious Meals After School Program (includes tutoring martial arts, and chess) Florida Pride & School Read i ness 3000 N. 34th Street Tampa, FL 33605 Sl Mark Missionary Baptist Church 7221 S. Sherrill Street Port Tampa, Florida 33616 (813) 839-5263 "Build i ng On A F irm Foundation Sunday School 9:30 A M Sunday Morning Worship 10 : 5 5 A M Tuesday Night Bible Study -6 P .M. Wednesday Night Prayer Service & Bible Study -6 : 30 P M Tra nsportatio n Services Availa bl e


Local Activist Named Directress Of Cancer Research Department For Group BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor The Improved Benevolent Protective Order Elks of the World (l.B.P.O.of W.), Florida State Association of Temples, recently selected Daughter Ann Jenkins as Directress of the Cancer Research Department. The position is a voluntary role. One of the responsibilities of the department is to search for information on different kinds of c ancers, with it primary focus being on breast and prostate cancer. Once the information is compil e d it is taken to various communities through organizations, churches, social clubs sororities, fra ternities, etc. throughout the state. The information is then shared with members of the community through forums and workshops. Jenkins said her goal is to continue to reach out to the community and strive to make a different in someone's life. She further stated that she accepted the position because it will allow her to hold on to her loved ones who have fallen to this disease. Some of those include Renee Jenkins, ANN JENKINS ... Directress Of Florida State Association Of Temples Cancer Research Department Gretchen Hunter, and Sister Mary Smith. "It is an extremely serious problem and we can't wait for October of each year to talk about Breast Cancer Awareness or Prostate Cancer Awareness. Her goal is to be able to purchase a Mammogram Unit with the X-Ray equipment and have it placed in our community so that our sisters who can't afford health care and are unable to pay $1,500.00 for a Mammogram, can come and receiv e a fr ee Mammogram. Jenkins said when her friend and soror, Gretchen Hunter learned she had breast cancer she went to Moffitt Cancer Center to seek help. "Moffitt Cancer Center trained our support group, "The Pink Ribbon Awareness Inc," which died with Gretchen, because it was born because of her. However, through this program her memories will live on." She further stated that the Cancer Research Department campaign will kick off on June 27th with a Banquet/Fashion show at 4 p. m. at Beulah Baptis t Church, Rev A. L e on Lo\Vry Center, 1006 W. Cypress St. Jenkins said the colors for the event are pink and white. Additionally, pictures of loved ones who have succumbed to cancer will be displayed. She is also asking for support from the various Breast Cancer support groups in the area. For additional information about the fashion show, call Daughter Ann Jenkins (813) 770-3411 or Brother Elgin Franklin (629-3617). "TT :x:J 0 Businessman Makes Appeal To Local Black Attornevs }< )> ""C :x:J r Businessman Marvin Knight is appealing to African American attorneys to reach out and help the people who really need it. "Far too many Black people are going through the justice system with no representati on or a public defender. I'd like to see Black attorneys reach out to these people, especially the ones who really can't afford an_ attorney." Knight said he's discusse,<:J. his idea with Atty. Delano Stewart and other members of his firm. Atty. Stewart said he's been reaching out to the Black community for 45 years. "I'd like to see more African Americans using Black attorneys than I see now. But, nothing has changed, because we are still an underserved community. "When times get hard, people get desperate. I'm in the same boat economically as everyone else. I think Marvin is truly a good brother and very sincere." Atty. Stewart said in a 1930 article, it was reported that there were 1,230 Black lawyers in the Ur z c "T1 :::c c


0) 0 0 C\1 0 ,... ..J a: a. >"' a: w > w c w ::I: ..;J m ::I ::l.. z i= w ..;J ..;J ::I m I ..;J w z i= z w (/) <( c a: 0 ..J LL. <( I 0 ,... New Mt. Zion A.M. E. Church A Super Natural Church Composed Of Super Natural People 7401 So. Kissimmee St. Port Tampa, FL 33616 (813) 837-0129 Office Hours: Tues. And Thurs. 10 A.M. -6 P.M. Friendship Missionary _Baptist Church, Inc. 4301 W. Cypress Street Tampa, Florida 33607 57th Church Anniversary Please Join Us Theme: /he Power Of A Praying Church" Acts -12:5 Sunday, April 19, 2009 11:00A.M. Rev. Xavier Johnson Speaker Chairs: Deacon, Deaconess & Trustee Ministries "Ureak.inu Cure Cunference 20(}9 FRESH FIRE 2009 My Glory was FRESH in me and my bow was RENEWED in my Hand Job 29:20 THIS IS YOUR TIME FOR FRESH POWER, FRESH JOY, FRESH ANOINTING AND STRENGTH ... A RENEWED VISION! Dates: Wednesday, April 8th thru Friday, April10, 2009 Time: 7:00p.m. nightly Gathering Place City of Joy C O G .I.C. 5204 North 34th Street Suite A. Tampa, FL 33610 Host Pastor : Pastor Daryl Fllntroy P asto r/E vangelist Martin D. Johnson L i f e Givers Christia n Center. I nc. College Hill Church Of God In Christ 6414 North 30:th Street Tampa, F1.orida Invited To Come And Wor:ship With Us Local Blake/Don Thompson And Middleton Alumni Choirs Host ScholarshiP Musical ASHLEY BLAYLOCK Each year, the Howard W Blake/Don Thompson Alumni Choir and the Middleton Friends and Family Alumni Choir unite for a concert to award scholarships to graduates of Blake and Middleton High Schools. It is because of the support from the community that this event is successful. Last year's recipi ents between the two schools received nearly $3,000. The 5th Annual Scholarship Award Musical Program will be held Saturday, April 18, 2009, 6 P. M., at Mt. Pleasant M B. Church, 2002 N. Rome Ave., Rev. Dr. C. T. Kirkland, Pastor. Guest choirs will be Hillsborough Community Mass Choir, Lake Wales Community Mass Choir, and the Gospel Music Workshop of America, Tampa Chapter Choir. Erma Griffin, President of the Blake/Thompson Alumni Choir and Joe Hicks, President of the Middleton Family and Friends Alumni Choir, encourage the community to come out and support the effort financially, or donations may be mailed to 3915 E. Idlewild Ave., Tampa, 33610, in care of Middleton or Blake Alumni Choir. Three students from Blake were presented ASHLIEGH RODRIGUEZ $500 each. Ashley N. Blaylock is a junior at the University of Florid a The daughter of Colleen Upshaw and Ronald Blaylock, Ashley is majoring in Health Science. Her grandparents are the late Carolyn Upshaw and Doretha Blaylock and Rev. Carnell and Mrs. Betty Upshaw. Ashleigh C. L. Rodriguez is completing her first year as a freshman a t BethuneCookman University and is a member of the Inspirational Choir. Ashleigh has chosem Nursing as her major. She is the daughter of Cecelia Bradley and Andrew Rodriguez and granddaughter of Cathleen Bradley and Cathleen Rodriguez. Jasmine Watkins was the 2008 recipient of the Howard W Blake Alumni Scholarship She is enrolled at Sanford Brown taking class es to become an Ultra-Sound Diagnostic Technician. She is also working at Morgan and Morgan Law Firm as a File Cleric Jasmine is the daug,hter o(Ms. Vickie Watkins and granddaughter ol Brenda Burney and the late Herbert Burney, Sr. Editor Gwen Hayes can be reached at (813). 248-1921 or by email at editor@Osentinel.com.


Local Young Middle School Teacher Receives National Award For Building Communitv Partnerships DR. JULIA COBB BARNES ... Has earned the award twice Named 2009 MetLife Foundation Ambassador In Education Denver, CO -Tampa teacher Julia Cobb Barnes has been selected by the National Civic League as a winner of the 2009 MetLife Foundation Ambassadors In Education awardOr. Cobb Barnes was one of only 25 winners selected for leadership in building bridges between local schools and communities and will receive a $5,000 grant for her school at a local award ceremony. Dr. Julia Cobb Barnes of Young Middle Magnet School of Math, Science, and Technology has excelled both as an educator and a promoter of community service programs. Through her school-based community service club, she organized an after school "Feed the Children" campaign which, with the help of 212 students and parents, gathered 56 thousand pounds of food for hungry children in the U.S. She also developed an after-school community service program for Joshua House for Teenage Mothers and St. Francis House for AIDS Children. She took the initiative in organizing an annual dinner program with an emphasis on brotherhood called "365 Days of Black History." She also worked with a group of students to produce two videos on AfricanAmerican history themes. The award is designed to recognize educators whose influence can be felt beyond the class rooms and hallways, by recognizing educators that: build partnerships with community orga nizations, parents, and guardians; resolve con flicts and promote safety; and participate in civic engagement and community service efforts. Middle and high school educators in partici pating public school districts are eligible, and are nominated by peers, parents, students or community members and selected by a national panel of education and civic experts. For more information about the Ambassadors In Education Award visit www.ncl.org/metlife. 34th Street Church Of God HOLY WEEK 200 .. <:''''::, Dr. Thomas & Elder Marva Scott Senior Pastor And First Lady Friday, April tO, 2009@ 7:00 pin "The Seven Last Sayings of Jesus from the Cross" The First Word : Pastor Greg Whaley i\lini:-.lri!..::-: h 1 rCi u i ; t The Fourth Word: Elder Howard Green Tuming Pnim Fclluwship C .O.G.I.C ,.,..,.===""The Srwnth Word: Rev. Dr. Thomas Scott 141h S!rcct Churc h O f The S econd Won!: Rev. Davna 1-11h Church UJ'(i,,J Thr Fifth Word: Rev. Dr. Zachery Hudson Re-Birth Mi"i<'IWrv I C hurch Thl' Third Word: Rev. Dr. Maxine Woodside 34LIJ S irc<:1 C hnrch o r God The S ixth Word : Rev. Dr. Patricia Hanser Saturday, April II, 2009 @ 11:00 am-1:00pm 'Community Day" Held at the King's Kids Communit) Park J3rd Street & 22nd Ave. Join us for free hot dogs, ami an Easter Egg Hunt. This will be for children 2-12 rs (lltl serv1c e s otherwise note d will After The Sunrise Service, Free Brekfast Will Be Served In The Church Fellowship Hall b e h eld at: 34th Street Church Of God 3000 North 34th Stree t T ampa, FL 33605 :'\i/-.-... ... :_:_ ,,.,. ..... ..... ..A J JJ'e will be sllar_ing the lnw! of Jesus in the Town anti Country Communi.ty durlnf: this celehr(l(ion: FREE Gif'ts!! F "REE "Refreshments!! FREE Git't cards and other gifts!! All 'FRE-E!! You don't vvant to n>iss out! Victory Tabernacle UPC 44 1 1 Keily Road Tmnpa, Florida 33615 P astor R Collins Phone: 813-368-0400 Sunday, April 12, 2009 Sunday School10:00 A.M. Service Begins At 11:00 A.M. Children"s C.:hurch and Nursery provided. transportation provided to and from service. :::0 0 l> "'tl :::0 r ....... 0 1'\) 0 0 <.0 "T1 r 0 :0 0 )> (/) m z :::j z m r-1 m c r rm :::j z "'tl c tD r (/) :I: m 0 m < m :::0 -< -i c m (/) 0 l> z 0 :::0 0


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"What happens at Fair Oaks is it has become the converging zone for several groups and gangs. They all meet at Fair Oaks and try to intimidate each other." Maj. Honeywell said his second in command, Captain Rocky Ratcliff, has developed a plan of action to deal with the problems in the area parks. City of Tampa Parks and Recreation spokesperson, Linda Carlo, said they MAJOR GERALD HONEYWELL instruct staff at the parks how to handle incidents. "We tell them if issues escalate, call the police We don't want our staff or security personnel to put themselves in harms way. "Parks security can handle some incidents, but it's really a judgment call. They don't carry weapons and are only there to make sure no one is being disrupting and keeping others form using the park." Carlo said their staff assesses each situation and are mostly at the parks to make sure the park rules aren't being violated. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e -mailed at lcrews@flsenitnel. com. Civic Association Meeting The Thonotosassa, Seffner, Mango Civic Association, Inc. will meet Monday, April 13, 2009, 6:30 P. M. at Sterling Heights Park, 11706 Williams Rd., Thonotosassa, 33592. David Cansler, Code Enforcement Inspector, Hillsborough County, will be the guest. Please plan to attend and bring your concerns, questions, solutions and as many family and friends as possible. For additional information, contact, Pauline Larry Grant (813) 986-3300. Tampa Post Office Plans Passpon Fair On S aturda y, April 11th, the Tampa Post Offic e will host a passport f air to facilitate the processing of new passport applications and passport renewals. A new law that goes into effect this summer will require citizens to have proof of n ationality to enter the United State s. The fair will b e held at the Tampa Letter C arriers Hall, 3003 W Cypress Street, from 8 a.m. to 12 p m Passport Services will be available by walk-ins only. Beginning on June 1, 2009, all persons -including U.S. citizens -traveling by air from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda are required to have a passport or passport card or other acceptable document that establishes the bearer's identity and nationality to enter the United States. All fees must be paid in cash or by checks only. For additional information call (813) 877 -0609. Parkinsons Suppon Group To Meet The Tampa area Parkinsons Support Group meets monthly from 1-3 p.m. on the third Wednesday, this month's meeting being on Wednesday, April 15th at the Church of the Nazarene on Himes (on the right going from Sligh to Hillsborough). The club president is Judy Shaw; for directions call Adele Walter at (813) 932-6902. The group is for caregivers and concerned family members as well as those actually having PD. There are no dues (a modest collection), and light refreshments are served. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease, come and you will find loving friends and a wealth of information. Adele Ida Walter can be reached at (813) 932-6902 or at adeleida wal ter@hotmai com. Covenant MissionarY Baotist Church 4610 E. Hanna Ave. (Hanna/47th St.} Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 621-8830 Servant Carnell & Bettye Upshaw, Pastor & First Lady Presents The Seven Last Sayings Of Jesus From The Cross Come And Hear Seven Anointed Women Of God Bless Your Heart With The Sayings Of Jesus From The Cross 2nd Word: Sis. Cheryl Scott Christ United 3rdWord: Rev. Linda Randall 7th Word: Pastor Louisa Forte New Bethel Temple Of Deliverance In The Spotlight TIC IA The Spotlight this week is shining on the lovely Ticia. The 21-year-old Libra lives in St. Petersburg and is preparing to leave to attend Spelman College. She wanted to appear as our Spotlight feature so her family and friends could see her before she departs. 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Local Stetson Wins National Student Trial Advocacv Competition A team of four students from Stetson University College of Law won the prestigious American Association for Justice (AA J ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition dur' ing the final s in West P a lm Beach, Fla., April 2-5 Ste t so n' s team of Nelson Baez, Derrick Connell, Sara Mieczkowski and Aaron Watson scored consecutive victories in mock trials against teams from Loyola of Los Ange les, University of Maryland, Loyola of Chicago, and Samford University. "This is the most prestigious competition in the nation because of its scope and the participation of distinguished members of the bench and the attorneys Stetson Trial Team members Nelson Baez, Derrick Connell, Aaron \Vatson and Sara Meczkowski who judge the competition," said Nathalie Etori, manager of the AAJ event. The competition began with a staggering 248 squads from 147 law schools. Stetson advanced to the national final afte r winning a region a l tournament in Provide nce, R. I., five weeks ago. "This competition i s not a n invitational," said Professor Lee Coppock, who directs Stetson's trial team and travelled with the team. "Our students had to earn their way to the nationals and there we m et, and defeated, the best from every other region in the country. It was a great win for Stetson." Stetson Law's fourth championship in the national competition, which has occurred annually for more than 25 years, has created a sense of accomplishment among trial team participants. Students Chosen As Kino ScholarshiP Recipients DARRELL B. DANIELS Guest Speaker Twenty-five Hillsborough County high school seniors have been chosen as recipients for the 2009 Dr. Martin Luther -King, Jr., Memorial Scholarship. The scholarships are made possible through donations from Hillsborough County, the Sheriffs Office and City of Tampa employees. The students and their parents will be honored at a reception Sunday, April 19, at 4 p.m. at the University of South Florida Alumni Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave. Darrell B. Daniels, Director of the Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Program, is the guest speaker. The recipients will receive $1,000 toward their educational ventures. The 2009 recipients are: Chantell Albert, Sara Almcrantz, Tarris Bell, Joshua Bent, Deeksha Bhat, Denzel K. Brown, Christopher Burney, Joshua Calera, Christopher Curran, Jo Dragotta, Jasmine Gray, Aileen Herrera, Alyson HickeY,, Matthew Holte, Ciara Johnson, Stephanie Kiley, Keria Martin, Maria Mogollon, Julian Montoya, Alena Ransom, Adriana Reyes, Suleyma Sanchez, Mara Wa!ker, Ayana Wiggins, and Marie Zachmann. "During this current economic downturn coupled with rising college tuition costs, students need this money more than ever. Despite these tough times, County and City Employees have been steadfast in their financial support of this scholarship and that's a good thing for our community," Ms. Joyce Russell, Hillsborough County African American Liaison said. Hillsborough County employees established the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund in 1988 to commemorate the life and legacy of the slain civil rights leader. Since that time, more than 400 deserying students -regardless of race, creed or color -have received more than $550,000 in scholarship monies provided through vol. untary payroll deductions and fundraisers. City of Tampa employees joined the effort in 1992. The Hillsborough County -Sheriffs Office is also a major sponsor of the scholarships. The awards are based on academic achievement,financial need and CO{lli),1Unity service. ---... Stand Up For Change! Living With HIV/AIDS? Happy With YourServices? We Need YOUR Ideas. Help Decide How Federal Funds Are Used In Your Community. You Have The POWER To Make A Difference ( Call Nlcolej\t 727) 217-7070 'tODAY!!! PROTECT YOUR FAMILY. GET TESTED FOR HIV. F o r a testing site near you. text your zip code to 477493. FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RUI?fAU OF HIV!AIDS 1.800.FLA AIDS WEMAKETHECHANGE.COM ., JJ 0 _!< l> "'tJ JJ r .... 0 1\.) 0 0 c.o "T1 r 0 JJ c l> CJ) m z :j z m r I OJ c r r m :j z "tJ c OJ c CJ) :a: m c m < m JJ -< -t c m CJ) c !< l> z c ., :0 c )>' -< .... w I l>


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Sports Bucs' Winslow Highest Paid TE In NFl Historv KELLEN WINSLOW TAMPA --Kellen Winslow and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed Monday to a six-year, $36.1 million contract extension that will make the one-time Pro Bowl selection the highest-paid tight end in NFL history. Agent Drew Rosenhaus said the deal includes $20.1 million guaranteed, a record for a tight end. With incentives, it could be worth up to $42.1 million. Contract talks began soon after the Feb. 27 trade that sent Winslow, who participated in the Bucs' voluntary minicamp last week, to Tampa Bay from Cleveland in exchange for a secondround pick in this year's draft and a fifth-rounder in 2010. "The Bucs were open to something long-term," Rosenhaus said. "It's nice to get it done." Winslow was the sixth overall pick in the 2004 draft, and his career has been marked by plenty of highs, lows and controversy. The 25-year-old had 219 receptions for 2,459 yards and 11 touchdowns in five seasons with the Browns, and the Bucs are counting on him to play a major role in an overhauled offense next season. Subscribe 'lbday! -'M fY Sentinel Bulletin lB June Siuns With Houston CATO.JUNE HOUSTON --Free-agent linebacker Cato June has signed with the Houston T exa ns. June, who spent the past two seasons in Tampa Bay, started 14 games last year and finished with 67 tackles and one interception. The 29-year-old spent four seasons with Indianapolis before signing with the Buccaneers. He made the Pro Bowl for the 2006 season when he helped the Colts to a Super Bowl win with a career-high 142 tackles. A sixth-round draft pick in 2003, June has 498 tackles and 12 interceptions in his six-year career. QB Garcia Back In Bav Area OAKLAND, CA --After a four-team, fiveseason odyssey since leaving the 49ers, Jeff L:;:::;===w Garcia finally JEFF found his way GARCIA back home to the Bay Area -albeit on the other side from where he started. The four-time Pro Bowl quarterback joined the Oakland Raiders on Monday, with the 39-yearold passe r agreeing to a one-year deal to be JaMarcus Russell's back up. Reggie Williams Charged, Tasered HOUSTON-NFL receiver Reggie Williams was charged with drug possession after off-duty policemen used a Taser to sub-REGGIE WILLIAMS due him when he refused to leave a bar. Houston police spokesman Kese Smith says Williams was impaire d when he refused to leave a bar Sunday night. He struggled with two off-duty officers who tried to escort him out and one of them used a Taser on him. Judge Rejects Bid To Keep Michael Vick In Vi.ruinia Prison RICHMOND, Va. --Michael Vick will head back to a Kansas prison after a judge rejected an effort MICHAEL Tuesday to keep VICK the suspended NFL star in Virginia to work on a new bankruptcy plan. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frank J. Santoro denied a motion Tuesday to require Vick to attend an April 28 status hearing on his case in N ewport News. Vick's lawyers had hop e d such an order would prompt U S. marshals to leave him at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail in southeastern Virginia until then. Santoro had ordered Vick to testify in person at a hearing last week; but the judge ruled Tuesday that he did not need Vick at the next hearing because no evidence will be presented. Vick and his lawyers are developing a new plan for the 28-year-old former Atlanta Falcons quarterback to pay back his creditors after Santoro rejected Vick's Chapter 11 r e organization plan on Friday .... 0 1\.) 0 0 <.0 "TT r 0 :c 0 CJ) m z :::j z m r;OJ c: r r m ::j z "'C c: OJ c CJ) ::I: m c m < m ::c -< -f c: m CJ) 0 z 0 "TT :c 0


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MR. OLIVER JAMES CHAPMAN ''BABY'' Homegoing services for Mt. Oliver James Chapman, affectionately called "Baby," of 1107 E. Okaloosa Avenue, who was called home by his heavenly Fa thet on Sunday, April 5, 2009, will be held Saturday, April 11, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, 2 708 E Dt. MLK, Jt Blvd., with Rev. Clarence Shephard, officiating. Intcnncnt will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Ccmctct y i\It. Chapman was ho1n on r\ p1 i I 2 2 1 <) -; 7. i n C a 111 iII a G co 1 g i a t o t h c I a t e \\'iII i c ),.rank" Chapman, S1. and Ula Rose Chapman. l-Ie ll!O\'Cd l.o Tamp:1, in l<)oo and \\'as educ at c d in t h c Hi II s hoI' o 11 g h County S chools, g1aduating fmm I 1 illsbotough High School in 1<) 7 ;). He l cttctcd in wtcstling and enjoyed all spo1ts. He was JHccedcd in death by: his fathet; 2 btothcrs, \Villie Frank Chapman, .Jr. and Melvin Actec; and nephew, Alhct, l.ougcnc Aikens: and nephews, Bohhy Allen, .James c\ikcns and Carl Aikens. She lca,cs to dtctish hc1 mcnwt y: hc1 loving and d e d icated sistct, Hattie P:11kct ; lno thct, Gcotgc A i liens, ,Jr. (Katie), Augusta, GA; aunts, Lotcnc Covington (Mal'iun), Albcl'la Allen, Augusta, GA, and Julia Allen, Ft. Myets, FL ; god d a ugh t e r s A p 1 i I C u x Rachel, Ashley and Alicia Hall and Andrea Mitchell; godsons, .Jontavias Mitchell and Mario Covington, Jr.; nieces, Mary M o u I i n g M a I' i a 11 Fa r m c r (Daughlty), Pallicia .Johnson (Btyant), Theresa Evans, Marvcnia Cox, Hattie Mac Can, Amy .Jackson, Katherine Burns, Linda Aikens, Matie Aikens, Mary Ann Lee, Apl'il Aikens and Pam Aikens; n 'ephews, Eric Parker (Candi), Scotty P:11 ker (Mickey), Marion Covington, Jr. (Melissa), Alonza Covington (Vickie), Jeff Moure (Rita), Elmore Kitkland, Lamont Moore, Reginald Kirkland, Shaunecey Moore, Donald Aikens, Kenneth Aikens, Fted Aikens, Melvin Johnson, Robert Morning, Mario Covington, Sr. and George Aikens; special friends, Ms. Mamie, Catherine Everett, Mattie Ash, Cynthia Lester, Rev. C. P. Epps (Lillian), Deacon and Sister Jimmie Smith and Nelson White; and a host of other loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The remains repose at Aikens Funetal Home from 5-8 p. m., F t !id:;y evening. The funeral cottege will atTange from Aikens Funeral Home east patking lot. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME www .aikensf1meralhome. net I RISIS FUNI-:RAL p c l'REI!.CI<'' Rl JOHN HARMON LFo.813 626-8600 JAMES HARMON LFD 5002 N. 40th Street Tam a, Florida 33610 MRS. ANNIE MAE BYRD Homegoing setvices for Mts. Annie Mae Byrd, of 1306 17th Street, who passed away on Friday, April 3, 2009, will be held Satmday, April 11, 2009, at 11 a. m at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3005 E. Ellicott Stteet, with Rev. Dr. T. W Jenkins, pastor, officiating. In tennent will be in Onmge Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Byrd was born on August 3 1915, in Oakfield, Gcmgia. She was a m embet of New Hope Missionaty Baptist Church fot the past 58 yeats, whctc she sctved on Choit # 1 Ush et Boanl # 2 and the S t \\'omen' s and Sunday School Class. i\1 rs. llyn] \\'01k e d as a costncLologist and \\ 'oJkcd f(ll' Tampa Ccnctal Hospital fot many yca1s. i\I1s. Bynl as preceded in death by: her husband .. Jessie Bynl; patents, .Jessie J.'leming and Lillie 1-'unl !:leming; gt andson, Ray B:uncs; granddaughtct, \Vanda Tatvet; hrothcts, \ \lillie Fleming, Henry F I c min g and B and on Fleming; and sisters, Ccola Gayc and Rose Fleming. She is smvived by: het chiltlt-en, Lillie Millny, Mattie Tarvet (\Villie) and Ge1tntde Wilborn (Willie); gnmdchildrcn, V.'illiam Jackson, Cynthia Breedlove Porter, Anthony V.'ilborn, Mae \ Vilborn, Btenda .Jackson, Reginald Milbry, Pamela Milbry, Michael Jackson, Yolanda \Vilborn, Darryl Wilborn (Debbie), Valerye \\lilburn, Myra Milbry, Chetyl Milbt y and Chades Milbty; 21 great gnmdchildren to include, Raquel Potter, Euonia "Nikki" Wilborn and Paula Jackso.n; 12 great, gteat gntn d chi I d en, to i ncl ud e, Tony Claven, Lytik Courtney and Cordell Brown; niece, Artrye Gteen (Pl'ince); godchildren, Dotetha Taylor and Larry Taylor; de:uest friends, Carrie Motgan, Mary Lane, and Pastor Terry and Johnnie M. Smith. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, Aprilu, 2009, from 5-8 p m. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p m. The funetal cottege will arrange from 1511 E. McBeiTy Stteet. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME www.aikensfuneralhome. 11et Let Our Family Take Care Of Your "We Are The Key To __ MRS. VALDEZ MATTHEWS A homegoing memorial service for Mrs. Valdez Matthews, of 1202 Sinclair Hills Rd., who passed away Monday, Apl'il 6, 2009, will be held today Friday, April 10, 2009, at 12 noon at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, with Minister D. Shelton, officiating. Valdez Matthews was bon1 December 5, 1915, in Sanford, Flo1ida. She loved life, children and animals. She leaves to cherish he1 memories with: het children, Bevedy Mitchell, Rochelle Matthews, ,Jt. and Eva, Roslyn Matthews, Douglas Matthews, Felicia Matthews and .Johnathan Matthc\\'s; gtandchildien, Alccia, ValcJi e and 1 : c 1 m a n M itch c II ,J c 1 c my, Evonne, Ryan and Chloe' i\Iatthews: gtcat gtandchil: his wife, Linda .Jeanvil: chiltlten, .Jeffc1y .Jcanvil and N u 11 w k J e a 11 i I ; 111 o t h c 1, Augustina Desilmc; like btothets, Son e l (;oldsmith, Augustvur LatuetTc and \\'ifc. 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Cl a: u. c a: u. c z a: w > w c w en :J Ill :::l D.. z j:: w ..J ..J :::l Ill I ..J w z j:: z w en The remains reposed at Harmon Fu'neral Home Chapel after 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2009, and the family received friends from 6-8 p. ni. Friends are asked to meet at Mt. Calvary S. D. A. Church on Friday morning. A HARMON BURIAL st stan in funeral services for over 70 years. Ray Williams Funeral Home Rhodes & Northern, Owners 301 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, FL 33606 Ph: (813) 253-3419 Fax: (813) 251 4912 Email : raywms@ij.net MASTER SAMIJA VICKERS Funeral services for Master Samija Vickers, who passed away on April 2, 2009, at a local hospital, will be held Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Power World Wide Eagle Ministries, 3901 East 29th Avenue, at 11 a. m., Rev. James Anderson, pastor, officiating. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery. Samija Vickers was born August 18, 2008, in Tampa. Preceding Samija in death were: his grandfather, George Harley; aunt, Marylene Vickers; and uncles, Kuwan Rivers and Juwan Rivers. Samija leaves to cherish his memories: mother, Carlisha Green; father, Scott Vickers, Sr., Tampa; sister, Cana'ri Vickers; brother, Scott Vickers, J1., Tampa; grandmothers, Katina Harley (Edwa1d), Tampa, and Patricia Crawford, Tampa; great grandmothers, Annie Doris Harley, Tampa, and Rebecca Brown; grandfather, Carlos Green, Tampa; aunts, Jimmesha Jackson, Shakeila Rivers and Edquisha Grooms, all of Tampa; great aunts, Sharon Harley, Belinda Harley and Angeline Vickers, all of Tampa; uncles, De andre' Davis, Darius Rivers, Devon Rivers and Devontae' Rivers, of Tampa; great uncles, J1mmy Bivins and Reed Bivins, Tampa, Fred Gaines, Cocoa, FL; aunts, Sophia Vickers, Shena Vickers. Adrianna Vickers and Laronda Vickers, all of Tampa; uncles, Yamarcus Vickers and Tomanual Banks, Tampa; close friends of the family Sandria Jenkins, Stephanie Jenkins, Chelsea Evans and Marquisha ,Jenkins; and a host of family and friends. The remains will repose at Jackson Funeral Home, 4605 N 34th Street, on Friday, April 10, 2009, from 5-8 p. m. Family and friends will meet at the church, 3801 E. 29th Street at 10:45 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to Jackson Funeral Home. "A JACKSON SERVICE" ':I A Familr (n. Their Ti__{Ue ot Need 4605 N : 34th S tr:eet (813) 239-3101 DR. CHARLES JOSEPH HEGLAR Dr. Charles Joseph Heglar, Professor of English at Albany State University, passed away Friday, April 3, 2009, in Albany, Georgia. The funeral service was held in Georgia on April 9, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. A graveside service will be held today, Friday, April 10, 2009 at 4 p. m. at Orange Hill Cemetery, 4900 E Chelsea Street, Tampa, with Reverend John Giles, officiating. Interment will follow. Dr. Heglar was a native of Birmingham, Alabama, and was a resident of Tampa for many years. He attended catholic schools and graduated from Holy Family High School in Birmingham, AL. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English f1om Xavier University, a Master of Arts Degree from Yale Unive1sity, and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree from the University of South Florida. Dr. Heghu had a distinguished teaching career that spanned more than 30 years. He taught at Talladega College, Talladega, AL, Hillsborough Community' College, Tampa, University of South Florida, Tampa, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA, and Albany State Unive1sity,' Albany, GA. Dr. Heglar several books and numerous articles during his career. He was ded-. icated to his students and never wanted to do anything other than teach. He served honorably in the United States Army. Dr. Heglar was p1eceded in death by: his mother, Hattie M. Heglar; and his b1other, Walter Heglar, Jr. He leaves to cherish his memory: his devoted wife, Pamela M. Heglar of Albany, GA; his father, Walter Heglar, Sr. of Birmingham, AL; his brother, Jerry Heglar (Valerie) of San Jose, CA; his children, Vallen Heglar1 'of New Orleans, LA, .Joseph Hegla' r of Port Gibson, MS, and 'Mary Heglar of New York City:1NY; his two Little (Nandie)' of Orlando, and Marissa Celeste Little of Tampa; loving nieces, neph'ews, cousins andl a hosttofother relatives and friends. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. CHOICE BAILBONDS ( .(Let Us Be >'bur ll.JAnd Last Choice Free Services Offetcd To Client" *Job Refferrals Referrals For Treatment Re-establishing Convicted Felons Voting Righl'i (813) 664-0404 5005 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. ( I hl o t:k l:

Ms. Sandra K. Welch of 2704 N. Royal Court, passed away April 7, 2009, at 1:32 a. m. at St. Joseph's Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 11, 2009, at 11 a. m. at New Salem Missionaty Baptist Church, 405 N. Oregon Avenue, with Reverend Dr. Henry J. Lyons, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Ms. Welch was a native and lifelong tesident of Tampa who graduated from Leto High School. She was a member of New Salem M. B. Chmch and the proud owner of her own home daycate, "Sandra's Home DayCate". She was preceded in death by: grandparents, Samuel Welch, St. and Eliza Welch, Essie Mae Rainey, Isiah Tony and Robett Lee Williams; aunt, Edna Mae Williams; and uncles, Monty Lee Montgomery ;md Jimmy Welch. She leaves to chel"ish her memory: four loving daughters, Karissa Rodgets, Jemishia Rodgers, Lonnette Gardenet and Brittany Gardener; the love of her life, het four gntndchil m. and the family will teceive friends ftom 6-7 p. m., FI"iday, Apl"il 10, 2009, at Wilson Funetal Home. 3000 N 29th Street. FI"iends arc asked to assemblc at the cemctety at apptoximatdy IO:.f;) a. m., Sahuday. "A WILSON SER\'ICE"" www .wilson-fmu:mlho mt. l"!lll! "T1 JJ 0 l> l> "'0 JJ r-..... f\.'1 0 0 (!) r-0 JJ 0 )> CJ) m z :::f z m r I CD c:: r r m :::f z "'tl c: CD c CJ) :::E: m c m < m JJ -< -4 c:: m CJ) 0 l> z 0 ::c c ..... (!) I )>


0) Funerals/Memoriams 0 ,... ..J a: a.. < >-"' < c a: u. c a: u.. c z < c C/) w ;:) .... w > w c w :I: C/) :::::i m ;:) a.. z i= w ..J ..J ;:) m ...:. w z i= z w C/) < c a: 0 ..J u. MR. KEVIN BERNARD HARRIS Homegoing celebration for Mr. Kevin Bernard Harris of 4815 Bristol Bay Way, Apt. 103, who passed away March 28, 2009, will be held Saturday, April 11, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Grace Mary Missionary Baptist Church, 3901 N. 37th Street, with the pastor, Elder Dr. Thomas J. Reed, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Cherished and loving memories be leaves with: his father, Bernard J. Harris; mother, Madonna Manning and busband, Patrick Manning; grandmother, Leanna Gant; stepgrandmother, Christine Clemons and husband, O'Neal Clemons; grand"fatbers, Alonzo Gary, Jr. and James Gant; aunts, Taibita Gary, Ineko Gary, Bridgett Lawson, Gina Manning, Johnnie Mae Reedand husband, Elder James Reed, Sr., Lillie Walker and husband, Minister Joseph Walker_ Lena Calhoun and husband, .Lorenzo, and Essie Palmer; uncles, Alfonso Gary, Scott and wife, Brandy, Jimmy Shotzberger and wife, Janice, and Avery Clemons and wife, Allison; and a host of cousins and beloved friends. A native, Ta.mpan, Kevin was educated hi the public schools ofHiJisborougb County and was a senior at Howard W. Blake High School, class of 2009. He -was an athlete and a cook at McDonaldS The remains will repose from p. m. and the family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m., Friday, April 10, 2009, at Wilson Funeral Home,-3000 N. 29th Street. The_ funeral cortege arrange from 1409 E. Sligh Avenue. Friends are asked to-assemble at the church at approximately 1:45 p. m.-, Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE' local news education religion business health sports family entertainment in the Florida Sentinel 813-248-1921 DR. SAM HORTON The funeral service for Dr. Horton's will be held Monday, April 13, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Beulah Institutional Baptist Church, 1006 W. Cypress Street, with the pastor, Rev. Dr. W. James Favorite, officiating. Interment will follow in Bealsville Cemetery, Bealsville, FL Dr. Sam Horton, a native of rural Hillsborough County, passed April 7, 2009, at his home under the care of LifePath Hospice. Dr. Horton was educated in Florida starting with Glover Elementary and later Midway Academy which became Marshall High School in Plant City. He received his Bachelor's degree at Florida A&M University in 1949 and his Doctorate at Nova Southeastern University. in Ft. Lauderdale. Dr. Horton immersed himself into the Tampa community after finishing his education. He started teaching in the Hillsborough County School District in 1949, becoming a principal in 1965. Dr. Horton's passion for education and his community inspired him to establish a local chapter of the National Alliance of Black School Educators. Dr. Horton began to mentor and. encourage Black educators in hopes of broadening the pool of talented educators. He devoted free time to Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Beulah Baptist Church, the Guardsmen and tbeNAACP Dr. Horton became the first Black General Director for Secondary Education in the Hillsborough District in 1978. Dr. Horton retired from the school system in. 1991. The district honored him by naming the Jefferson High School Stadium the Dr. Sam Horton Stadium: Dr. Horton served as president of the Hillsborough NAACP and under his careful watch .be consolidated the Tampa and Plant City branches. Working closely with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Dr. Horton publicly opposed education plans that would lead to more segregated schools in Hillsborough County. He'also co-founded-the Empowerment Center which helps Black entrepreneurs and provides tutoring for children. Dr. Horton -ha. s :encouraJ?eiJ1;i( many local youths to partU:Ji,:, in national acarlemic ana arts driven competitions, NAACP's ACT-SO, exposing these youths to top universities, colleges, and scholarships. Dr. Horton was married to his wife, Doris, for 55 years and is the father of Sheila Warren and Dwayne Horton. He is the proud grandfather of Exley Warren, Jr., Michael Warren, Clifton Horton, ,Jason Horton and Erin Horton. He is also survived by: his sister Bearette Humphries; his aunt, Lillie Mae McDonald; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews. The remains will repose on Sunday, April12, 2009, from 68 p. m. at Antioch Baptist Church, 5201 Horton Road, Plant City, FL. Fl'iends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 10:45 a. n1., Monday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralhome.com IN LOVING MEMORY OF ROBERTA WATERS It has been 9 years since you have been gone. Words cannot describe bow much we love and miss you. Happy Easter. Love: Tammie, Mickey, Josetta, Jonecia, Devarius, family and friends. A.J. April 8th, God and His angels called you away. We miss and love you everyday. Love, your sister, Ernie B. IN MEMORIAM ANTIONE 'AJ' BOLDEN AJ, it bas been 1 year since our God called you home. AJ, you are so deeply missed and loved by many. R.I.P. Iii bro; urlt'i1 oiwe 'meet again. From: momma, Nett, Bree, Ed, Talia, Zion, Cammy and Keri. We loved you!! Sentinel Bulletin : .:, t IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR MOTHER BETIY J. MORRlS-DANIELS 1/27/40-4/11/08 Our beloved mother, it bas been a year since you've been gone, but it seems like it was just yesterday when the Lord called you borne. I can clearly remember our last conversation and our last goodbye. There is not a day that goes by that we don't think of you. Your style, grace, elegance and smile is what we see when we look at you. We miss everything about you simply because you were oln: everything. We thank God for giving us a mother like you. A woman to whom we take great pride in. Always there to lift us up when we fell down, no matter how big or small the situation was. No matter.where we are or what we're doing, we will continue to walk with our beads high because we know that it is your stren!-,rth that holds us, and your love that inspires us Your unconditional love lve will always cherish fo1 the I'est of our lives. -Love always: children, Cathy, Gail and Theron, Jr.; grandchildren, Jenelle, Jonathan, Theron D., Theron, 1.11, Steven and Bryson; great grandchildren, Sincere, E. J., Gasaih and Tali

Memoriams MISSING YOU TODAY AND ALWAYS DEACON ROWE TAYLOR, JR. 2/28/39 DEACON ROWE TAYLOR, JR. 4/12/08 Though today we walk in sonow, we will not be alone. Thete is one whose loving wisdom is far gteater than our own. We put our faith in God, as a little child will trust. And He, like a loving Father, will guide and comfort us. Each new day will bring -new faith, new hope, and new light. And stats that are hidden by day will shine in the d;uk of night. Though our hearts are lmr,ing for our loved one who's at test, we know that as much as we love you, God knew what was best. You are loved and missed by your family: wife, Carolyn; children, Sabrina, Gregmy, Dephanie, Remeka and Shon; gnmdchildren, sistets, all othet family members and many, many friends. !YOU ARE MISSED BY MANY! ANTI ONE It has been a yeitr since God has called you home. I can't say it's been easy but I can say this has taught me the true meaning of love. AJ, we had om ups and downs, but I wouldn't change it fot the world. You have blessed me with many of things, such as om baby girl and the gift of me knowing you. I wish that day on 4/8/08 wouldn't have happ\!ned, but I look at it this way, we have an angel looking down ori us. AJ, you have been missed. Love, Akeria and Ebony. We will never stop loving you. MCKENZIE HASSAN Yes, McKenzie you'te gone, but it is to a bette1 place. Yes, we cried and shedded many teats, but we are so "happy" that God called yom name ftom this wicked old wol'ld just to have peace and be with Him. We love and miss you fotever. McKenzie is sadly missed by: sistets, Iyani and Marquria; gtandmother, Annette Brown; uncle, Clwis Kelly; aunt, Ken(ha Ellenwood; cousins, Marquis, Bl'ianna, MiKayla, Kia and Mia, Ahmad and Wiley, III; gteal grandmothet, Annie Bell; and othet relatives and fl'iends. :::0 0 )> HAPPY EASTER _-< )> ""C :::0 MS. BEULAH LEWIS 3/22/36-3/27/05 MS. RUTH GAMBLE 7/31/64-11/28/85 MS. DENISE GAMBLE 8/24/77-4/24/08 r ...... 0 1\) 0 0 lO You will always be temembered! We love and miss you dearly. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY LOVE ROSEBUD THOMAS 4/12/38-9/3/07 My Darling, I'm sending this birthday wish to you Apl'il 12th, Easter Sunday, you would have turned 71. I love you with all my heart and I wish that you were here. Happy birthday my beloved wife. Rest in peace and be with God. My love, my heart and soul is with you on this special day. I miss you my love and I love you with all my heart. A birthday kiss I send to you, with all my love. Missed by: your husband, Rev. Harold Thomas; beloved daughtet, Cynthia Foster; grandchildren, family and a host offl'iends. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM RACHEL PHILON Your biithday is here and we <1re missing you mote than evet. Our days full of memoties of all the good times we shared. You will forever live in mu hearts and nevet be fmgotten. We miss and love you dearly. Yout husb<1nd, childten and gnmdchildten. KWANE DOSTER April13, 1988-December 26,2004 r 0 :::0 0 )> (/) m z =! z m r I OJ c: r r m =! z ""C c: OJ r CJ) ::I: m 0 m < m :::0 -< It's been 4112 years since God called you home. \'\Te love you and miss you, but we also know God has you in His hands and that give us peace. Missing you and loving you always. The Family. m CJ) IN LOVING MEMORY JAMES RUSHING Sunrise: 1938 Sunset: 1999 It hils been ten since you went home to be. with the Lord. But I miss you sometime like it was yestetday. Sadly missed by: Lizzie Rushing, yom children, grandchildten, great gtands, btothers, cousins and in-laws. SUPPORT THE FLORIDA SENTINEL ADVERTISERS 0 IN LOVING )> MEMORY 6 JAMES B. WILLIAMS Always in our hearts and your


,... ..J c: a.. <( >-"' <( Cl c: u.. 0 a: u.. Cl z <( 0 en w ::I .... > a: w > w 0 w :::t: en :::i m ::I 11. z Iii ..J ..J ::I m ..!I w z i= z w en <( 0 a: 0 ..J LL <( I N N w C!J Memoriams/Cards Of Thanks IN MEMORIAM JAMES DOWLING, a.k.a., BLACK You are my cousin, brother and my best friend. Your friend, E. IN MEMORIAM JAMES DOWLING, J. J. You were first son and I loved-you dearly. You will never fade in my heart and my mind..: We wiilitlways love'you. Your Family: IN MEMORY OF BUFORD 'SUGARMAN' 4U.LEN APRIL 2, 1952-APRIL 5, 1982 Gone, but not forgotten. Sadly missed by: your parents, Jessie L Allen and Ciara L. Allen; children; sisters, Brenda, Barbara and Bernita. IN LOVING MEMORY WILLIAM HARRISON MING, JR. Died: 4/8/02 Daddy, it's been 7 years since you left us. You are missed and loved by all. Love, Chiffon Pratt and family. IN MEMORIAM ANNIE MAE BAILEY 4/9/07 My beloved Mother Dear, it's been two years without you, but I find comfort in knowing you are with God, and still in my heart. I love you eternally. Your loving granddaughter, Michelie Mills. "The Voice of Our Conzmunity Speakilig for Itself" IN MEMORIAM JAMES DOWLING, a.k.a., BLACK God said when a man can respect another 1nan, they can' be friends. I believe in God that's why our friendship will never end. Your friend, Gene. IN MEMORIAM MRS. FANNIE L.MCNISH In memory of our mother, Mrs. Fannie L. McNish, who passed away Aprilu, 2006. Our strength comes from the knowledge and respect that she poured into our lives. Otis, Audrey, Katie and Family. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! MILDRED ALETHEA WILSON April15, 1957-March 27, 2006 Our earthly angel is now our heavenly angel. We will always love you. Your family and friends. CARD OF THANKS RACHEL PHILON The family of Rachel Philon would like to thank and show appreciation to all of those that expressed s ympathy with prayers, visitations, flowers, cards, telephone calls and other acts of kind during the loss of a dear wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Special thanks to: Rev. Evan Burroughs and the First Baptist Church Of College Hill, Aikens Funeral Home, LifePath Hospice, Cynthia Berry and others. Please continue to keep us in your praye1s. The Philon family. CARD OF THANKS LULA SINGLETON PRESSLEY JOHNSON 'MAMALULA' The family of the late Lula Johnson would like to express our love andappreciation to everyone for your acts of kindness, prayers and support during the ."Homegoing Celebration" of a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great, great grandmother. A special thanks to: Rev. Kirk R. Bogen, Aikens Funeral Hon1e, The Home Association, LifePath Hospice and Melech House May God bless you! With sincere gratitude -The Family. CARD OF THANKS BRANDYN DIXON The family of Brandyn Dixon Crime wishes to express our heartfelt appreciation to eve1yone for your cards, calls, flowers, visits, food and all other expressions of sympathy during-our time of bereavement. We want to especially thank: the Allen Temple AME Church family, Pastor Willie J. Cook; the House of. Restoration Church, Elder Arthur Green; Ray Williams Funeral Home, Garden of Memories Cemetery, Mary Lauritano, Armando Lauritano, Carol Culler lind Andrea Richardson. MayGod continue to shine on you as you have shined on us during this time. The Coleman, Dixon and Bell families Arrest Two o n Drug Charges Florida Highway Patrol troopers condqcted a traffic stop on a vehicle for following too closely Wednesday on Interstate 75 Indicators detected from both occupants of the .vehicle made troopers suspicious that iilegal contraband was being transported. A K-9 was deployed and six pounds of mar ijuana was found in the trunk of the vehicle. Marijuana found in the trunk of a vehicle Wednesday. Bradford Chappell, 25, and Timothy Sanders, 35, both of Georgia, were arrested on several drug ch a rges Both men are being held in the Sumpter County Jail.


Crime Man's Bodv Found In Wooded Area This is a computer generated photo of a man found in wooded area of Thonotosassa Tuesday. The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office is asking for -help in identifying a man whose body was discovered April 7th down a dirt road on the edge of a wooded area in Thonotosassa. Detectives said the body is of a Black male with what appears to be trauma to the upper torso. There was no identification found on his body. The cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiners Office and it is estimated the body could have been at the location for 24 to 36 hours. Investigators have released a computer generated photo of the victim's likeness with hopes that someone will identify him. Anyone with information 1s asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office at 24 7-8200 or crime Stoppers at 1-800873-8477. Three Others In Drive-Bv Shooting Arrested STEPHAN HARPER MAR KEATH 'FIELDER ST PETERSBURG -Early Sunday morning. St. Petersburg Police received a 9-1-1 call of a person shot at 771 Preston Avenue, South. When they arrived, they found 8-year-old Paris Whitehead-Hamilton had been shot. She died later at Bayfront Medical Center St. Petersburg Police detectives developed information that the three remaining suspects who were sought in the murder investigation were at a r e si d ence in northwest St. Petersburg. Detectives went to that location and later followed the suspects when they left the residence. Detectives and office f s stopped the vehicle and all three were arrested without incident. The suspects are Mario Walls, 18, Duong Dai Nguyen, 19, and Dondre Davis, 19. Davis was charged with first-degree murder and burglary. 'Charges are pending against Walls and Nguyen. Stephan Harper, 18, was arrested shortly after Sunday's driveby murder and charged with firstdegree murder. Detectives also arrested Markeath Fielder, 19, who wa s in side th e house at th e tim e of th e DONDRE DAVIS DUONG NGUYEN PARIS WHITEHEADHAMILTON shooting, and charged him with aggravated assault. Investigators reporte d that Fielder was the target of the drive-by shooting that killed Paris as she slept in her home. The shooting was in retaliation for an incident that occurred last Saturday and involved Fielder, police said. Detectives said Harper planned and participated in the shooting. After Harper's arrest, detectives seized three assault rifles, two shotguns and a bulletproof v est from an apartment at Citrus Grove Apartments. Funeral services for Paris are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at New Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, 3001 18th Avenue, South. Visitation is from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1534 18th Ave nue, South. Deputies Search For Robberv Suspect is a surveillance photo of a man suspected of robbing the Quick Pick convenience store. The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred March 31st at the Quick Pick, 513 Limona Road in Brandon. Deputies said a man entered the store armed with a gun and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect then fled on foot. The suspect is described as a Black male, 30 to 40 years old, 6 feet tall, and weighing 200 to 220 pounds. Anyone with any information on this offense is asked to call the Sheriffs Office at 24 7-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477. Man lntentionanv Flips His Vehicle In Suicide Anempt At 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, Tampa Police and the Florida Highway Patrol responded to Floribraska Avenue and 1-275. When they arrived, they reported that a 45 to 50-year-old Hispanic male crashed his truck through a chain-link fence that separates Taliaferro Avenue and 1-275. After that, he drove the truck up the embankment into a guardrail. The front of the truck landed on top of the guardrail, police said. According to witnesses, the man got out of the truck and started stabbing himself. When officers tried to calm him down, he continued stabbing himself with a box cutter. A officer tased him to keep him from further injuring himself and he was Baker Acted b efore being transported to a local hospi-tal Police said the man has a history of mental illness and was not charged with a crime. Under the Health Information Privacy Act, "0 :D r ..... 0 I\) 0 0 CD r 0 lJ c )> CJ) m z z m r I Ill c r r m z "'0 c Ill r (ii :I: m 0 m < m :D -< -f c m CJ) 0 )> z 0 :c 0


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Students Take Partin ACT-SO Compe tition On Saturday March 28th, students from throu g hout Hill s b o rou g h Count y c omp e t e d in t h e Annual Aca d e mic, Cultur al, Technologic al, a nd Scie ntif i c Oly mpi cs, known a s ACT -SO, Competition held a t Blake High S c hool in th e Performing Arts C enter. Ms. Lynette Lewis introduced Ms. Ivy Box a s the Mis tre ss of Ceremony. Th e w elcom e w as g i v en b y Ms. Flossie Lomax. Joe Reid a nd Dr. Sam Wright recogni z ed seniors and Aja Hoyle introduced Rapper Tango, and former "I Love New York' star, as the guest speaker. Ms. Flossie Lomax and Dr. Carolyn Collins presented Certificates of P a rticipation a nd special presentations were made by Ms. Alveda S. Vernon and Ms. Karen Hoyle. Other program participants i ncluded: Ms Ricquitta Lomax, Ms. Tia Harris, B. K. Jackson, Shakenya Berrien, Marcus Borders, and Hildreth Fleming. The 2009 ACT-SO Participants were : Doniqua McCloud, Kevin Leonard Johnson, II, Deontae Green, Jasmine Roberts, Jeremiah Hallback, Tanquilla Hallback, Oshena Hall, Jeranequa Hallback, Marcus Borders, Ebony Davis, Brandon Laurent, Amelia Watson, Hildreth Fleming, Ashley Favors, Jasmine Jackson, Shaquacius Harris, Ariel Daniels, Shamika Jones, Awurama Acquah, Janesia Kelly, and Bria Fleming. Other participants were : Mariah Horace, Alfred Sheppard, Shala Crews, Syrterrek Jones, Brodgrick Snells, Tia Harris, Bernard Jackson, Shaquacius Harris, Torrion Pettis, Bria Fleming, Nia Jackson, Amorio Williams, Francisco Valentin, Shakenya Berrien, Darryl Hunter, Keith Lewis, and Jasmine St. Clair. Presentations to ACT-SO winners were made by : Dr. Jonathan Johnson, Science; Michael Adejumo and Richard Robinson, Visu a l Arts and Business ; Ms. Michelle Jefferson, Humanities; and Maurice Jackson, Performing Arts Ms. Pat Spencer, Area 9 Director of the NAAP gave the closing remarks and one of the seniors led the benediction (Photography by BRUNSON). First Place Winners of the 2009 ACT-SO Competition. Ms. Ivy Box, of BET, was the Mistress of Ceremony, and Tango was the guest speaker at the ACT-SO Competition. Darlin K. Martinez i s shown with Dr. Frank Pyrtle, III, at the ACT-SO Competition. Ariel Daniels, Shaquacius Harris, Jeremiah Hallback, and Jeranequa Hallback were participants in the ACT SO Competition. Ms. Sonia Nelson and Ms. Kay Barrien were among those in attendance at the ACT-SO Competition recently. Father and son, Hildreth H. Fleming, and Hildreth Aaron Fleming were among those attending the A CT-SO Competition.


en Local 0 ,... ...I a: a. > CitV Kicks OR First Anti Liner Campaign c Last month during the 3rd a: Annual Tampa Clean City u.. Day Event, the City of Tampa launched its first Anti Litter Campaign. The theme for the event is "Treasure Tampa: A Clean City is Worth Preserving." Jim Pinkney, Division Manager for the Tampa Clean City Department said, This is a collaborative effort between the City o ftajripa and the International Academy of Design and Technology We have several banners, media kits, bags with educational information, a mascot, known as Captain Green Eye, an d other initiatives." The idea is to partner with various organizations as well as schools to create several avenues of interest. Among C the ways students and orgaa: nizations can participate is to LL Adopt-A-Right-of-Way; Adopt-A-Trash-Receptacle; activity book for youngsters, 1-billboards, an environmental ij: newsletter, posters, door w > w c w ::z::: en ::::i m :::) Q. z tu ...J ...J :::) m ...:.. w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ...J LL Ill .. JIM PINKNEY Division Manager, Clean City hangers, and other promotional items. Pinkney said the idea of creating the anti litter cam paign came into existence in June 2005. At the time, the Reader's Digest Metro Cleanest Cities in the United States publication ranked the City of Tampa #31. This image is shown on the front of the tee shirts. The theme is, "Treasure Tampa: A Clean City is Worth Preserving." Last year, Forbes ranked Tampa #8 as a result of the Clean City Day initiative. Since that time, the city has increasingly moved up in its rankings In February 2009, Tampa tied with Orlando for the #4 position as ranked by the Pew Research Center "We are hoping that this campaign attracts people from all sectors of the com munity. We wanteveryone to get involved. We're looking to partner with residents, businesses, organizations, schools, and neighborhoods. We want anyone who shares our passion for making Tampa litter free and to ele vate it into the top 5 cleanest cities in the United States," Pinkney said. Hillsborough Counry PUBLIC SCHOOLS SPONSORED BY: The city also held a con test inviting high students to take part in an art contest that included the theme The first place winner of $300 was Yerik Perry. Shawn Lesnick won second place and $200. Both are students at Spoto High School. The third place winner was Sarah Schmidt, of Durant High School, who won $100 The students submitted HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FACILITIES DIVISION/ OFFICE OF SUPPLIER DIVERSITY (OSD) AND THE TAMPAIHILLSQOROUGH BRANCH OF THE NAACP 4-6 p.m. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2009 Middleton High School Auditorium 4801 North 22nd Street, Tampa RSVP by Monday, Apri120 to A.C. Thomas, at (813) 635-1240 Refreshments will be served their entries through the art class at their respective schools. "We need everyone to take part in this initiative to help transform Tampa into America's next great city," Pinkney said City Editor Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by email iholton@flsentinel.mlll I N w (!l Office of Supplier Diversity 4901 East Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard Tampa, Florida 33605 Phone : (813) 635-1240 FAX: (813) 635-1245 School District Main Office: (813) 272-4000 P.O Box 3408 Tampa, FL 33601-3408 Web Site : www.sdhc k12 fl.us


PORCIA, ANGELINE, ARIEL And TISA Dress code fly chic k s: t ry ing t o copy, tryin g t o imitat e u s lo ok in g r ea l s l op p y Wishing m y frie nd, Angeline a h ap p y birthday MS. ANGELINE MS. ANGELINE B ac k on the scene, killing you chicks. Your m a n wishes he could ge t with a chick lik e this. Happy birthday to Miss Angeline. Topic Of Discussion MS. TIERRA ASHLEY We would lik e to wish Ms. Ashley a very h appy birthday. Enjoy your weekend in Orlando. Stay stress free and b l esse d From, your mother, Debra Hopkins and f a mil y THOMAS MCINTOSH, JR. H ap p y birthd ay to our handsome son who's turning 12. Also. From his grandparents: Betty and Montague Thomas, Linford and Patricia Mcintosh; brothers and sisters, Mesha, D'vonte. Tatto and WaWa; aunts, Mona, Eugenia,-Nichole and Topeka; uncles, Derrek, Alvin and Danny; and cousins, Fat Fat, Turkey, Izea and A. J. SAADIQ MINOR Happ y birthday on April13, 2009. Monday, I will be 32 years old. I have plans to party for my birthday at a friend s house on April 12th Sunday. Everyone will be coming there Love you S pecia l birthday wishes go r------------------------.....;. Special birthday wish e s go in g ou t t o my boo! I l ove you Nana Baby a nd wis h you many more t o com e E nj oy the Jeff "Left Hook" Lacy fight t o ni ght babe. out to Ms. Elegant, who's turnin g 22 on 4-11-09. Sh e will b e ce lebr a tin g with famil y an d frie nds. MS. ANGELINE, TODJ'ANAE AndNIJA We would like to wish our mother happy birthday. We lov e y ou Nija a nd Todj'anae. JJ 0 ""C JJ r-..... 0 1\) 0 0 1.0 r-0 :c 0 en m z ::! z m r-1 ID c: r r m ::j z ""C c: ID .r-u; :::t m 0 m < m :c < -f c: m cn-c .)> z c :c c m w I ID


0) All About \' ou ci :::; Giving All Thanks To God -"' acknowledge Ms. Kathy, < who God has blessed to turn c en w ::I 1-> a: w > w c W J: en :::i m ::I a. z i= w _. _. ::I m I _. w z i= z w another year older and as you can see very wiser. So, with that in mind, if God is with me who could be against me? Happy birthday to all Aries. Malcolm and wife, Shawn Muta, Bridgett, Ethan Barbra, Daninelle, Black, Pum1pkin, Tasha, Keta, Ronald, Abby and Junk. fi Sentinel Bulletin PlaceA Florida sentinel Newsracllln Grear Places (8131 248-1921 Ask For Mr. Adams KATHY With Brother, WILL Happy birthday sis, I love you. Big brother, Will. Happy Anniv_ ersary VONAndDEE Happy anniversary baby. Thank you for being a good man and stepfather to Rickayla and being next to me every night. en < c a: 0 _. New St. Matthew M. B. Church Reverend Alec Hall, Pastor 1.1.. Where They Do That At? MS. LADY, NELLY, LENIGAL, LADY SMOOGA. KATHY, P-NlJT And SHAWN We wish you a happy bi1thday. Big party going down Aprilrl th at the Prince Hall. 8ome one, come all, 9 p. m. until. Happy birthday, Ms. Kathy. ANGELINE AndPORCIA Happy birthday big sister. Stay fly and don't let those fans take your joy. This is your day. Love you. & GWEN CRUMBLY : : Birthday wishes being sent out to Ms. Shawn. Enjoy yourday. Also, I would like to wish Ms. Katcy, Ms. Drina, Ms. Danillie and Ron, a happy birthday, as well. Ms. Shawn and Ron, doing it big on April 25th, Saturday at the Crusade.-Healiflg -Restoration Habits You Can Not Control? Neea A New Start? JESUS Has The Best Plan For Your Life. Sunday, April 19th May 17th June 2 -1st July 19, 2009 6 P.M. -8 P.M. Location: 2921 N. 29th St. Tampa Children's Church Provided Streams In The Desert International Church Contact Number (813) 597-1613


Religious Remembering His Work (')The story of Jesus' U resurrection is one that will be acted out in plays and theatrical productions all over the world. Many people will remember the work of Christ to make it possible for us to live. The Gospel of Luke in 24:1-12 records the action and activities that took place at the tomb of Jesus. All to be learned was not only on the cross, but much to be gained from discovery at the tomb and the message that came from it. It occurred on the first day of the week that several women came to the tomb with spices to make final preparations for Jesus' body (vs. 1). But to their surprise, the stone that was in front of the tomb had been rolled away (vs. 2). It was against laws for a person to remain on the cross at the start of the Sabbath on Friday. Therefore, they had to hurriedly bury Jesus and later finish the burial process. Notice. those in attendance arid the time of their arrival. Those who went to the tomb were women who had an encounter with Christ or who had some connection to His ministry. The men who were closest to Him were not there. Why? Who knows? But, these women were so deter mined to fulfill their ministry and purposely arose early on the first day available for them to go. We must realize the work and ministry that has been placed in our hands and be willing to arise early and wait with eager anticipation for the first available day to per form our duty. In spite of the conditions of the tomb when they arrived they continued to move for ward. Seeing that the stone was already rolled away could have made them afraid to go 011. Because of the tension behind His ministry and death, danger could have been lurking. On the other hand, the stone being rolled away could also suggest that God will make arrangements prior to your arrival to help you do what you are called to do. To do the work and ministry of God, you must be willing to go even when it seems dangerous, but also believe that God will make provision for you before you arrive. The angels waiting for them at the tomb encouraged them to remember how He spoke to them when they were in Galilee (vs. 6). It is important for every believer to always remember the words that God and Christ has spo ken through the ages. Remember, what the Lord has already spoken will help alleviate some of the stress and trials that you will encounter on this journey. In times of tribulations, remem ber His words. When things are not going well, remember His words If you remember His words you might recall that He 75 5 W. Lumsden Road (Oak Park Center-Rear Right Corner) Brandon, Florida 813-657-7043 By Z:aith ... We Subdue, Conquer & Buil already told you what was going to happen, when it was going to happen, and what the end would be When they returned to tell the disciples what they had experienced, the disciples did not believe them and thought their testimony was an idle tale (vs. 11). These are men who have walked, talked, fellowshipped, and lived with Jesus. These are men who learned directly from Jesus and heard first hand all that He said. But yet, when they heard the report of these women they thought they were telling tales One would think that those who were the closet to "T1 ::0 0 Christ and had direct contact with Him would be the ones who readily identified the recalling of the word. l> "C ::0 ..... That is a lesson by itself. 9 Nevertheless, no matter who N 0 the individual is and his/her o (0 relationship with Christ, there are struggles at hearing the word if it is not a firsthand encounter We are all encouraged to remember the words that H e spoke. We must all be reminded that we have a call ing and ministry to fulfill. As you reme!Jlber the work of Jesus before the cross and on the sure to remember the ties at the tomb. RESlJRRECTION SERV Hope "T1 r-0 0 l> (J) m z :::! z m r-1 r:D c: rrm :::! z "C c: r:D l en ::I: m 0 m < m ::0 -< -4 c: m en 0 l> z 0 "T1 ::0 0 G) m U1 I rn


O'l Church Directory ci ,... ...J a: a. <( c a: LL. c a: LL. c z <( c en w ::) .... > a: w > w c w J: en :J I:D ::) a. z i= w -I -I ::) Ill I ...J w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 -I LL. I:D I (() w e, <( a. ALLEN TEMPLE A. M. E. CHURCH Worship Activties: Early Worship 7:45 A M Sunday School 9 :30 A M Morning Worship 11 A.M. Bi b le Study FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH OF HIGHLAND PINES REV. P astor Prayer Meeting & Bibl e Study Wednesday-7 P M Sunday S c hool 9 : 30 A M Morn i ng W o rship -1 0 : 55 A M Church Va n -( 813 ) 6 2703 3 8 TEMPLE CREST CHURCH OF CHRIST 8309 N 40th St. Tampa FL 3 3604 914-7525 JOHN DOUGLAS, Evan gelist Sun. Morn. B ible Study-9 : 30A M Sun. Morn. Worship -10 :30 A M Sun. Evening Worship6 :30 P M Mid Wee k Bible Study Wed-7:30P. M Everyone Welcome FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LINCOLN GARDENS 4025 W Palmetto St. 879-1351 REV. ANTHONY GREENE, Past o r Sunday School9 :30A.M. Morni n g Worship-1 1 A.M. Praye r Service & Bible Study Wednesday-7:30P. M "To Know Chris t And To M5ke Christ Kno w n GREATER FRIENDSHIP M. B. CHURCH 3325 E Emma St. RRAY, P as t o r Sunday School -9:45 a rn Morning Worship -11 a m Evening Worship -5 p m Prayer Meeting Tuesday-7:30p. m Visitors A r e Welcome! PEOPLE FOilCHRIST MINISTRIES NEW FRIENDSHIP GRACE MARY MISSIONARY MOUNT OLIVE A. M. E. CHURCH FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLLEGE HILL M.B. CHURCH BAPTIST CHURCH 10511 M a in S t r eet Th onotasassa, Fl o rida 3 107 E. Lake Ave. 248-4127 3901 N 37th St ( 813) 248-377 1 902 W. L a S alle St. T a m pa, FL 33607 ( 8 1 3) 25 462 7 8 3838 North 29th Stree t Tampa DR.THOMAS L. HADDEN, Ill Sunday School 9 :30A.M. Morning Worship 11 A.M. Bible Study (Wednesday) 7 P .M. REV. H. L. DANIELS, P asto r Weekly A ctivi ti e s Sunda y Churc h S c hool 9 :30 A M Morning Wors h i p 10:45 A M Bible Class 4 :30 P M Evening Worship 5 P M Wednesday Praye r Meeting 7 P M Bible Study 7 :30 P New St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church 1 006 South 50th Street Tampa, Florida 33619 813-242-6268 www.nsmmbc.com PASTOR Al,EC F. HALL Sunday Morning Church School @9:30A. M Sunday Morning Worship@ 11:00 A. M. Thursday Night Youth Bible Study@ 6 :30P.M. Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study@ 7:00P.M. BROWN MEMORIAL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2313 E 27th AVE. (813) 248-5690 (813) 241-690 WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE Sunday School ..... 9:30A.M. Mor riing wtfrshi, .... 11A.M. -... .'7 :30P. M Morning Prayer (TuesdayFriday) .. .. 9 A.M. Wednesday Night Worship ..... 7:30P.M. BISHOP MATTHEW WILLIAMS Pastor ''A Church Where The Love Of God Flows And The Holy Ghost Is In Full Control." P a st o r Early Morning Worship-8 A.M. Sunday School -9 : 30 A.M. Morning Worshi p 10 :50 A.M Bible Study, Wed. -7 P M Past o r MRS. ROBERTA T. GIVINS, F i r s t L a d y 9 :30A.M. Church School 11 :oo A M Worship THE PUBLIC IS INVITED Bible Study-Wednesday 7 P M ST. MAnHEW M. B. CHURCH 3708 E Lake Ave. Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 628-0752 Website: www.stmatthewchurch.org Email: rsims@tampabay.rr.com Break Of Day Worshi p 7 :45 A. M Sunday_School 9 : 30' a m Morning Worshi p 11 a.m. Prayer. Service Wednesday 7 p m Study of the Bible Wed. 7 :30 8:30 p.m! Praise & Worship Service Wed. 8 :309 p.m Children & Youth Bible Study Wednesday 7 -8 :30 p m Sat urday Prayer Service & Bible Study 10 a m. Youth Bible Institute 12-4 p.m. Teen Night Friday before the 2nd Sunday 7-11 p m. REV., W D. SIMS, Pastor FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE 861 6 Progress Blvd. Tampa, FL 3361 9 Church Office : ( 813 ) 6771 9 4 8 P ast ors Office: ( 813) 6 72 -0 3 8 9 A cademy Of f i c e : ( 813 ) 677-5988 Fax: (813) 6 72-0514 E-Mail : fbc o pv @ t ampaba y .rr. com 2486 600 REV. EVAN BURROWS Senior P a stor Ear1y Worship 7 : 50 a m Sunday S c hool 9:45 a m Morning Worship-10 : 50 a m For Transportation Call SISTER BARBARA MCGILL at62 1-1155 Tuesday Prayer Service 6 :30p. m Bible S tudy 7 :30p. m. Visit our W eb sit e or E M a il us: www.f bcc h o r g inf o @ f bc ch org Jesus Is The wav The Truth And The life. the darluiess. we lie iiv tniili DR. SAM SR., S e nior T eaching Past o r AduiVChildren Worshi p Times 7 :30A. M & 10:55 A .M. 4 :1!: 1!fjil!lllft Sunday-9 : 4 5 A M A dult & Youth/ Children Tuesday 1 1 A M -Adult Wednesday 7 P M Youth/ Child r e n 7 : 30P M Adult A Sat ellite Campus F o r F aith Bible lnstttute Growing The Churc h For G l o bal Change (Acts 1 :8. Rom: 1:8, 1 Tiles 1.8) if we walk in the light as he is in the light we have fellowshiP With nne another, and the blood offesus. his Son. purifies us from all sin. Y 1 John 1:6-7 NIV


:::0 Church Directory NEW MT. ZION M. B. 29TH STREET CHURCH, INC. CHURCH OF CHRIST 2511 E. Columbus Dr. HAROLD RODRIQUEZ-MINI STER (813) 248-8101 or (813) 247-3899 3310 N 29th St.' TAMPA FL33605 DR. WALTER J. WILUAMS Pastor Early Morning Worship-7:55A.M. Sunday Morning Worship -9:30A.M. Morning Worship -10:55 A. M. Wed., Family Night-7 P.M. Dea. John C Lovett, Chairman Board Of Deacons OFFICE & FAX (813) 242-4572 EMAIL: romello@verizon.net Sunday Bible Class ............... 9:15 A.M. Morning Worship ................. 1 0 :30A.M. Evening Bible Class .......... .... 5 :00 P.M. Evening Worship ................... 6 :00 P.M. Wednesday Night Class ...... .7:00 P.M. Personal Work: 1st Sat.. ... 1 0-12 Noon ST. JOHN CATHEDRAL 3401 E 25th Avennue,Tampa, FL (Comer Of 34th St. & 25th Ave.) Phone : (813) 248-3737 Or (813) 248-3651 Fax: 242-8076 Careline: 248-HELP Bishop Eddie Newkirk, Sr. Pastor WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE Sunday: 8 : 00 A. M Spiritual Enrichment 9:45A.M. Sunday School I Orientation 10:45 Worship Service (Youth Church 2nd And 3rd Sundays) Tuesday: 12 : 00 Noon Intercessory Prayer w / Bible Study Wednesday: 5:30 P. M Free Tutorial 6:45 P M Adult & Youth Mid Week Service Email Us At: stjministries@ aol.com Mission Statement: A Church of the inner city reachingout to the community b y ministering to the whole man. Outreach Ministry: NOAH COMMUNITY, INC/ HOUSE OF LYDIA BISHOP EDDIE NEWKIRK And PASTOR AUDREY NEWKIRK MOUNT PLEASANT M.B. CHURCH 2002 N Rome Avenue* (Corner of Rome Ave. and Spruce St.) P.O. Box 4724 *Tampa Dr C.T. Kirkland, Pastor Tel: (81, 3) 253-5714 Fax (813) 254-1441 .E-mail : MtPieasantMB@ aol .com Dev otion By Mt' Pleasant Praise Tea' m EARL)'. SUNDAY SCHOOL* 9 : 30A.M. MORNING WORSHIP -11 A.M. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM-Family Series Hour (B. T.U.) 6 PM-Lord s Supper (Communion) TUESDAYS 6 PM Prayer Service 7 PM General Bible Study 7 PM Youth Bible Study DR. C.T. KIRKLAND, Pastor TAPE MINISTRY Order On Line At Web Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch org HERITAGE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH Hillsborough High School 5000 N. Centra l Ave. Tampa, FL 33603 REV. DELORES CAIN, Pastor Sunday Morning Worship Service 8 :00 A. M. Bible Study Tuesday 7:00P.M New Mt Silla M B. Church 5702 E 32nd Ave. Tampa, FL33619 New Testament M. B. Church Of Thonotasassa, Inc. 11530 Walker Road Thonotosassa, FL 33592 (813) 986-3971 (813) 610-1252 REV. JOHN D. ANDERSON, JR. Pastor Weekly Services: Sunday School* 9:30A. M Sun. Morning Worship* 11 A M Wed. Night: Youth Prayer Service And Bible Studv Thurs. Night: Prayer Service And Bible Study Saving The Sinners And Educating The Believers I Can Do.A/1 Things .Through C hrist Who Strengthens Me. -Phil. 4:13 ST. JAMES AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 5202 86th St. Tampa* 677-2411 Sunday Worship Services :tuiiii>itiJ I 7:45A.M. & 11 A .M. \.:i Church School 9:30A.M. each Sunday Sible Study 7 P.M. each Wednesday Take Progress Blvd to S 85th St. turn North, go REV. JOE GAY, Pastor to Ash Ave turn E follow the curve to the left (S. 86th St. ) and the church is on the right College Hill Church Of God In Christ 6414 North 30th Street. 813-239-:3161 I Growth And Sharing G od's Love Worship Oppor1unities SUNDAY Sunday School 9:30A.M. Morning Worship 11:00A.M YPWW-6:00 P M Evening Worship 7 :00P.M. TUESDAY & FRIDAY Evening Service 7:00P. M RE-BIRTH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1924 East Comanche Ave. Tampa, FL 3361 0 (813) 238-8911 Welcomes You To An Exciting Place To Worship Electrifying Praise Powerful Teaching & Preaching Every Sunday Morning". PASTOR ZACHERY And FREDDIE HUDSON LAURA STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST 131 0 East L aura Street Plant City, FL 33566 (813) 752-2858 William Kerrlson Minister Sunday Morning Bible Study ........ 9 A.M. Morning Worship Worship .. 1 0 :15A.M. Evening Worsl1ip ...................... 5 P.M. Wednesday Morning Bible Study ............ 10 A M Evening Bible Study .................. ?P.M. ew eJn Baptist Church 405 N. Oregon Avenue T;1mpa, FL 33ti03 813:..251 11""(\\e Bi,.ct Enrly \Vorship: 7:45am Sunday School: 9:45am Morning Wol'ship: I 0:45am Wednesday Night Biblt> Study:7:00pm Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God On it you shal/ not do any work neither you nor your son or daughter nor your manservant or maidservant nor your animals nor the alien within your gates For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth the sea and a/! that is in them but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy. Exodus 20:8-11 NIV 0 }< )> "'C :::0 r ...... 0 1\l 0 0 <.0 "T1 r 0 :::tl c l> CJ) m z ::! z m r I m c: r r m ::! z "'0 c: OJ !: CJ) :I: m c m < m :::0 -< -i c: m CJ) 0 )> z 0 "T1 :::tl c "'C l> G) m -..J I OJ


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Social April Birthday Celebrants Happy birthday to the April celebrants and Happy Easter: Kerry Conner, Pamela Ford, Jessica Anderson, Harriet A. Jacobs, Kelly Anderson, Steve Chamberlain, James Wilson, Bernard Rutledge, E. Elmhurst (NY), Mrs. Lucille Beck, Sandra Lee. Mrs. Eloise White. Ms. Yolanda Wilson, Diane (Candi), Ray and Adrian Judge. April 4, 2009, author and poet, Maya Angelou celebrated her 81 st birthday. Sick And Shut Ins We are continually praying for the sick and shut-ins, near and far: Mrs. Hattie Mae Williams (Jonesboro, GA). Mrs. Lucille Moore, Mrs. Victoria Brown, Mrs. Mary Wright, George Dennis, Mrs. Marjorie Guest, Mrs. Annie Davis, Mrs. Eloise Leeks, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence (Della) Vickers, www.metropcs.com MetroPCS Corporate Stores Bradenton 4919 14th St. West Bradenton, FL 34207 888.576.3876 Brandon 1989 W. l..innsden Rd. Brandon, FL 33511 888.576 .3876 Mrs. Lynn Rector (Atlanta, GA). Sis. Shirley Anderson, Breman Anderson, Stan Porter, Ethel Gambrell, Ceasar Morgan, Peggie Henderson, Alfreda Rose, William R. Thompkins (Capital Heights, !VID), Wayne Owens and Mildred Hanna. Sympathy Condolences are extended to the Manning and \Vhigham families in the passing of their loved one, Mrs. 'Winifred CarterWhigham. This "Grand Lady" was funeralized Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Mt. Olive AME Church, the Rev. James C. Givins, offi ciated She will be missed by those who knew her. Money For College Congratulations to the high school graduates of Progress Village!! Did you know that you can get free money to go to college? For questions about the Clearwater Progress Village Foundation Inc. program or scholarship money, call Mrs. Lois Bowers at (813) 677-6438 or Mrs. Linda Washington at (813) 741-3604. The deadline to turn in applications i s May 3 2009. Health Fair Progress Villag e Seventh Day Adventist Church, 7909 Flower Avenue, is hosting a health fair, "Celebrate Good Health" on Saturday, April 11, 2009, from 2-6 p m. The following are sponsors who also will be providing valuable services: St. Joseph Hospital -Mobile Health Screening Girling Healthcare -Blood Pressure Checks Signet Radiology M .ammograms (50 Free) Tower Radiology -Radiology Services Florida Blood Mobile -Blood Services Respiratory Supply -Durable Med. Equip. Brandon Rehab -Physical Therapy Service. Sandel's Clinic -Health Assessments, blood glucose, physicals and immunizations. (All 2009 shots including the HPV vaccine) For more information call metroPCS. Unllmlt Yourself. Sarasota Tampa Sandra French-Rose at (813) 635-96n or (813) 404-0472. The Community Hour Of Power St. James AME Church, 5202 86th Street, Progress Village, is hosting 'The Community Hour Of Power' every Thursday morning at 10:30 a. m. Come out and share the Word. Rev. Gloria Hinds. First Baptist Church Of Progress Village News Every third Saturday of the morith between 8 a n1. and 12 noon, the church gives away donated clothing, toys and household items at 8616 Progress Boulev ard (between 78th St. and Faulkenburg Rd.). My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry Inmates can request a FREE Bible and greeting cards by writing to: My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry, P. 0. Box 4618, Tampa, FL, 33677-4618. Hallmark Cards has a project designed for giving "free" card donations to inmates through the chapel. Prison chaplains can request donations of Hallmark Cards for use by inmates by writing on the Correctional Facility 1674 S. Missouri Ave. Clearwater, FL33756 888 576.3876 1158 N. Washilgton Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34236 888.576 .3876 2907 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. Tampa, FL 33607 888.576.3876 Lakeland 3137 US Hwy. 98 North Lakeland, FL 33805 888.576.3876 St. Petersburg 3100 22nd Ave. North, ste B St. PeternbtJg, FL 33713 888.576.3876 Tampa 1251 E. Fowler Ave. Tampa, FL 33612 888.576 .3876 -c (l) (/) Q.. "T1 ::c 0 Letterhead to: National Administrator, Prison Card l> ""0 Prog ram, cjo Th e Sahation ::c Army 3637 Broadway, r Kansas City, MO, 64141. phone (816) 4217 184. f\.) For more information, o 0 contact Jody Ellis, c.o H allmark Consumer Care. Thought For Today Bad habits are like a com fortable bed. Easy to get into but hard to get out of." Scripture (Romans 13:8) NIV :'Lef\io -debt remain outstanding, e xc ept the continuing dc/Bt4o love one another for he t .i{ho loves his fellowman has fulfilled the law ." F. Y. I. Let us keep President Barack Obama and his family in our daily prayers as he tries to bring change for everyone Remember our service "T1 men and women who put r their lives on the line daily Remember the helpers in o the kitchen: Thelma, (813) l> 671-3614, Family Deli, (813) 671-1541 or H. 0 P., (813) Z 238-5221. Call your news in to m Iradean London-Biggs at r;(813) 677-6071. Be blessed! Yes We Can! rIJI COUAIOIATIOM WITH AlcateiLucent rm :::j z "'C c OJ l en ::I: m 0 m < m :::c < c m en 0 )> z 0 "T1 ::c 0 f.crtail reslricOOns Pr!rlJct atr may VWix:tto do

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School Daze Mt. Pleasant Diamonds pride ourselves for the community work we doeach year. On Saturday, March 28, teachers and students participated in the 3rd Annual City of Tampa Clean City Day. Diamonds worked along side others in the community to support clean up efforts throughout the city. After cleaning up, volunteers were treated to a celebration at AI Lopez Park. Extracurricular activities are second to none at Mt. Pleasant. The Girls Volleyball Team, spearheaded by Coach Wynn and the Boys Flag Football Team, spearheaded by Coach Rivera, plan to give us an exciting year. On Thursday, April 2, the teams traveled to Beth Shields Middle School to compete. Even though they were defeated, the Girls Volleyball Team played an outstanding game. The Boys Flag Football Team won their game 28-25. Parents and students cheered on the Diamonds as the students gave their all. On Tuesday, April 14, the teams will travel to Progress Village Magnet Middle School to take on the Bears. Girls Volleyball Team: Domenique Green, Jocelyn Raiford, Allease Riggins, Dayne Robinson, Kavayanna Taylor, Kreesharon Taylor, and Ny'Asia Taylor. Boys Flag Football Team: Demetrius Adams, Billy Anderson, Joshua Bell, Angel Calderon, Montre Cobb, Anthony Conley, Montre Harmon, Wendell Harris, DiMario Jackson, Stephen Walker, and Jaekwan Williams. The next Parent Teacher Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, 4 :30p.m. -7 p. m at Mt. Pleasant S. B Middle School. This will be the last parent conference for this school year. Parents, if you have not attended a parent conference this year, please make plans to attend. Mt. Pleasant S B. Middle School is currently accepting enrollment applications for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades for the 2009-2010 s chool year. Pleas e c all the school at 2530053 for more information or vi sit our w e b site, www.mpmiddleschool.net. to download an application form. We are not a private school, not a church s chool, and not an alternative school. We are a traditional public school. Tuition is free! Go Diamonds! Blake High School Prom Students at Howard W. Blake High School chose The Cuban Club for their masquerade themed prom. The event was h eld on Saturday, March 21, 2009. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Britney Stafford and Julian R. Jackson attended their senior prom. Jasmine Bennett and Ivory Gadson. Ricardo and Kim were among guests having fun at the Blake High Prom. Rachel Nunn and Cepeda McKay were nicely dressed for the evening. Jerome Martin and Irene Lawson shared the prom's colors of purple. Tiffani Thomas and MiKyeala Donnell. 2 YEAR PRICE GUARANTEE $99!! FiOS TV has the best picture quality, period ----PLUS GET ----$150 BACK* P RICE FOR NEW V [ R IZON Fi05"CU5T O MRS PUUCHASIN G Fi05 TV 101} M B P S INTfR NtT AND VERIZON FRE EDOM' ES5[NrtAL5. ONE-YEA R AGREEMENT REQUIRED, PLUS TAXES& FEES. MUST SIGN UP BY 4/18/09 AND IN.IT A LLB Y 6/T R/09. FiOS Internet with speeds that outperform cable Phone service with 99.9% network reliability CALL 1.877. 797 .FiOS or CLICK verizon.com/fiberhome AND ASK ABOUT PACKAGES WITH OVER 100 HD CHANNELS THIS IS FiOS. THIS IS BIG. Starz and related channels and service marks are property of Starz Entertainment, llC. Hancock 2008 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Visit starz.corn for airdate/times. No celebrity endorsement implied. ROS TV Movie Package is available at an additional cost '$150 provided via prepaid bank card. Card can be used where prepaid bank c ards are accepte d To obtain cas h from your card, vilit a participating bank and present yoUT card and 10. Mus t be enrolle d in service for 3 1 days to receive card, which will be sen I within 6 0 days of i nservlce date. Othe r terms and conditions apply. For newVerizon FiOSTVor Internet resickntial customers only. Price guarantee applies to base monthly rate only and excludes taxes, surcharges and optional s ervices. Rate may change after24 months. $179early termination fee applies. $34.99 a ctivation charge waived via mdit. Speeds may vary. Offer subject to credit approval and may require a deposit. Othercharges taxes and terms apply. nos available in select areas. Battery backup for standard fiber-base d voice service and E 911 (but not VOIP) for up t o 8 hours. 200 9 Verizon ., JJ c "'0 lJ r-.... 0 1\) 0 0 (0 ., r-0 JJ c CJJ m z :::! z m r-1 CD c rrm ::! z "'0 c CD l en :I: m c m < m JJ -< c m CJJ c )> z c "T1 lJ c .... .... I CD


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Entertainment South African Reggae Star's Killers Get life Convicted killers, (L-R): Sifiso Mhlanga, Julius Gxowa and Mbuti Mabe, awaited sentencing in the Johannesburg high Court Thursday, April, 2, 2009. A judge sentenced three men convicted of murdering an internationally known South African reggae star in a botched carjacking to life in prison Thursday. Lucky Dube's 2007 killing drew worldwide attention to crime in South Africa, which has one of the world's highest murder rates. The 43-year-old singer was gunned down in his car in front of his children in subur:ban Johannesburg. Sifiso Mhlanga, Mbuti Mabe and Julius Gxowa were convicted Tuesday in Dube's death. Hours before the verdict was announced, Mabe and Mhlanga assaulted police officers in a foiled bid to escape from the court. Thokozani Dube, who was in the car when his father was shot, broke into tears as the sentences were announced and was comforted by his mother. "I'm satisfied .... I have closure," he later said outside the courtroom. Carlos Santana Wishes Obama Would Legalize Pot CARLOS SANTANA WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA -President Barack Obama brushed off a ques tion about legalizing marijuana in his online town hall last month, but Carlos Santana says he wishes he would seriously consider it. During his online town hall on March 26, Obama fielded a question about whether legalization of the illicit drug would help pull the nation out of recession. Obama said he didn't think it was good economic policy, and also joked: "I don't know what this says about the online audience." But Santana said making pot legal is "really way overdue, like the prohibition with the alcohol and stuff like that. "TT :::0 0 lil wavne savs He Turned To Rock Because He Got 'Tired' Of Rapping _?< )> "'C :::0 r-LIL WAYNE Lil Wayne spent years campaigning to be the "best rapper alive, drop ping the reference endlessly throughout his recordings and freestyle rhymes. Now, as he puts the final touches on his rock debut, Rebirth, due in June, the Cash Money lyricist is wailing a diffe r-..... 0 ent tune. In the profile, Wayne g explains what l e d to his c.o transition from rap to rock music. A s his c e l ebrity status began to rise, he started to experience a life unlike anything he could rap about, he said. H e described one particular night when he bedded mul. tiple women and thought in the morning, "This is who I am now." FloRida Calls R.O.O.T.S.lP 'A Gumbo Of Flo Rida' Last year, with his first hit "Low," Flo Rida set digital-sales records. He's doing it all over again with "Right Round," the Dead or Alive-sampling first single from his sophomore album R O.O. T.S., which hit stores March 31, "Right Round" has maintained its #1 status for 12 weeks now with more than 2 million downloads, leaving the pre vious digital records set by Soulja Boy Tell'em, 50 Cent and Eminem in its wake. "You feel like you're lucky the first time 'T1 r-you do some-FLO RIDA thing like c that, but a second time l> makes you feel like you're C1J m blessed," Flo said. "I am z humbled by those guys I'm :::::! fans of those guys. I'm inspired by those guys." r;OJ c r rm :::::! z "tt c llJ !: C/J :I: m 0 m < m :::0 -< c m C/J 0 ?< )> z 0 'T1 :xJ 0 ..... (0 I llJ


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"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" decides to ;rebuild their home in just a week. The Coopers are then sent on vacation to Washington, D C where they meet with Powell, who presents Cooper with a gift. The Cooper family episode, which was taped in March, will air on ABC on May3. >a: w > w c w :I: (/) Run-DMC, Bobbv Womack Inducted Into Rock Hall 01 Fame :::::i m ::> D. z i= w ...J ...J ::> m I ...J w z i= z w (/) <( c a: 0 ...J u. Joseph 'Reverend Run' Simmons and Darryl 'D.M.C.' McDaniels of RunD.M.C. pose at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. CLEVELAND -Pioneering rap group Run-DMC and soulicon Bobby Womack were among the acts induct-ed into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Saturday night, capping a star-studded ceremony that felt much more like a concert than an awards show. For the first time, the noholds-barred show, back in Cleveland following a 12-year holdover in New York's Waldorf-Astoria ballroom, was open to the public. And nearly 5,000 fans partied in the balconies inside renovated Public Auditorium as 1,200 VIPs dined below at tables costing as much $50,000 each. Many of the came to pay homage to an eclectic 2009 class that included metal llJ gods Metallica, virtuoso 6 guitarist Jeff Beck and rhythm ancl blues vocal group, Little Anthony and Cf the Imperials. With two turntables and a mi crophone, Run-DMC broke down the barriers betw ee n ruck a nd r ap. With sparse, stripped-down lyrics above pounding beats, the trio of Joseph "DJ Run" Simmons, Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels and Jason "Jam Master Jay" Mizell changed rap in the 1980s by taking the realities of the streets to the suburbs. "They broke away from the pack by being the pack," said rapper Eminem, looking like the band's lost member by sporting the group's trademark black fedora and black leather jacket. "They were the baddest of the bad and the coolest of the cool. RunDMC changed my life "There's three of them, and if you grew up with hip hop like I did, they .were the Beatles." Their remake and collaboration with Aerosmith on the rock band's "Walh This Way" changed modern mUSIC. "We were young guys with a new music that people thought was a fad, but we knew the culture was a way of life and we just lived it," McDaniels said. "The mus ic that we made then didn't just impact friends, it impacte d a ge n e ration So I guess that's what rock a nd roll doe s Samuel L Jackson To Host ESPY Award SAMUEL L. JACKSON LOS ANGELES -Samuel L. Jackson will return as host of the ESPY Awards for the fourth time this summer. The Oscar-nominated actor previously hosted the show that honors the year's top sports performances and moments in 1999, 2001 and 2002. The show is moving this year to the Nokia Theatre across from Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles from its longtime home at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. It will air July 19 on ESPN. Rihanna's Dad savs She's 'Back To Herself Again' RIHANNA After traveling to Hawaii, Los Angeles and New York in recent days, Rihanna has made her way back to her native Barbados. "She's home," Rihanna's father Ronald Fenty said after she was photographed at the island's international airport. is in good spirits. And she".:sourids great." The singer was back home to help celebrate her grandparent's 50th wedding anniversary. "Yeah [she's back]," Fenty said. Although she didn't attend Brown's arraignment on Monday, her lawyer Donald Etra said, "She will do everything that the law requires her to do." Despite briefly reconciling in Miami a few weeks after the incident, sources tell People that the singers "are still taking a mutually decided-on break ... It's b ee n more than two weeks s ince they last togeth e r in L.A." Chris Brown Enters Not Guiltv Plea In Beating Case LOS ANGELES --Chris Brown pleaded not guilty Monday to threatening and assaulting his girlfriend, fel low music star Rihanna. The 19-year-old R&B singer entered his plea, speaking in a soft voice, while standing alongside his lawyer, Mark Geragos. His mother sat in the first row, red-eyed. Within moments of the hearing, a lawyer for Rihanna said the singer was hoping a plea deal could be reached before the case goes to trial. Brown was charged in March by Los Angeles County prosecutors with felony assault likely to cause great bodily injury and making criminal threats. He was arrested nearly a month earlier after police said he was involved in an early morning altercation with a woman who identified the singer as her attacker. Court records list Brown's victim as "Robyn F." Rihanna's real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty. Etra represented the 21CHRIS BROWN year-old "Umbrella" singer at Monday's arraignment, but did not speak during the five-minute hearing. He said afterward that the singer is in "fine spirits" and spending time with her fam ily in Barbados. Etra said Brown's plea was "totally expected If convicted, Brown could be sentenced to probation or nearly five years in prison. Neither side has publicly addressed Brown and Rihanna's relationship since the incident. But there has been discernible fallout and backlash since Brown's arrest. DREW-Z'S MOVIE REVIEW Fast And Furious: A fast-paced action and adventure starring Vin Diesel The best of the series A must see! No. 1 at box office $?25M. [****] Monsters vs. Aliens -Your kids will love this one. [***] Knowing -A creepy suspense /thriller starring Nicolas Cage. This move could have been a classic but the ending was disappointing. No. 1 at box office-$27M. Worth seeing! (***Y:.] Duplicity -A comedy/spy caper that was too long (2 hrs/5 mins) and confusing until the end. You can pass on this one. (**] Race To Witch Mountain -The Rock comes through with this actionpacked movie from Disney. The kids will love this one. No. 1 at Box Office -$25M. [***I The Last House On The Left -A family of crazy prison escapees kidnap two girls, rapes them and leave them for dead A revenge killing you can feel good about. [***Y:. I Watchmen-Comic book comes to the big screen Over the top violence and nudity. Definitely not for kids. Too long -2 hrs./43 min. No. 1 at box office -$55M. (**I Caroline-A dark animation about a girl who is terrorized by a witch. Too scary for kids. (**I Fired Up -Two high school football stars decide to join the cheerleading team to be around the girls. Well-written comedy Enjoyed itl (***Y:.I He's Just Not That Into You -A comedy/drama about different relationships concerning women. Starts slow but turned out to be good. [***I Tyler Perry's Madea Goes To Jail-Comedy/drama starring Tyler Perry as Madea. 5111 week-$87M. [***I Friday The 131 h -The same as before. Fifteen victims .to slash and two to survive. You pick who will survive. Blood and guts No,, tmovie -$42M [**Y:.I The Confession Of A Shopaholic -A and love story about a young woman who is addicted to shoppin(:l. Your daughter will love this one. (***I The International -A crime thriller starring Clive Owens. Worth seeing! [***Y:.I TheUninvited-A teenage thinks the nanny killed he_tmother to marry the dad. A serious twist at the end. Worth seeing!. (***Y:. 1 Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans -This movie traces back to the feud between the vampires and werewolves. Good special effects. If you like blood and guts this one is for you: [**Y:.I Paul Blart: Mall Cop -A single dad tries to make ends meet as a security guard at a NJ mall Pass on this one [**I Taken-A retired CIA operative s daughter is kidnapped (taken). You can't miss this one. Action-packed. [****I Notorious -A hip-hop movie about the life and times of rapper Biggie Smalls. (**Y:.I Marley & Me -This movie is about a family and an out of control dog. Surprisingly very good. A definite tear-jerker. [****I Gran Torino-Clint Eastwood plays a prejudice Vietnam vet who is forced to change his ways. Pretty good. [***I The Unborn -A young woman cursed by her unborn twin. Had the potential to be scarier but fell short. [**Y:. 1 Yes Man -Jim Carrey stars in this light comedy about a guy who loves to use the .word "No." Enjoyed it! (***I RATINGS **** Very Good I *** Good I ** Average I *Wait For Video


Read All About It HOROSCOPES Linda C. Black Today's Birthday You're cute as a button this year. This is good, 'cause you're moderating between highly energetic people with wildly different points of view. Advise them to patch the holes in the safety net, but not to bind themselves up in it. Aries (March 21-April 19) -You can become efficient, but you will need to set limits. This, you certainly can do. Stick to the basics and leave the abstract theories to everybody else. You'll achieve control. Taurus (April 20-May 20) It's a beautiful day in the neigh borhood, and interesting, too. Listen carefully to the debate where your money is concerned. Don't fall for a trick that would cost you a lot. Gemini (May 21-June 21) You're a good juggler, but this is ridiculous! And you may be get ting nervous. That won't help anything Remember, you're the master communicator Ask for help. Cancer (June 22-July 22) Sometimes you get through with comfort food when nothing else seems to work. It isn t really cheating, but it sure can be effective They won' t even know what happened. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) It's a good day for sorting out details The trouble is, you may not be able to complete this task today. Toss ideas back and forth, but don't be dismayed if you don't reach a conclusion yet. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Travel looks good, especially if you take along a congenial companion. Choose a person who already agrees with you This trip will be a lot more fun without an argument. Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) Don't get into an argument with someone who's emotional. He or she isn't able to fully listen to you now. Calm this person down as much as you can and di?cuss it later Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Competition spurs creativity, and you're seeing that among your own circle of friends. Support the ones who have a strong basic structure The trees with deep roots will survive Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -You can't do everything for everybody. Sometimes you have prior commitments that must take precedence Do the job but don't feel like you have to put in overtime. You have other obliga tions Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jali. 19) You're actually very lucky, but there is a disclaimer If yolj' trav el, for example, you're apt to leave something behind. A new idea you suggest will likely meet with opposition Proceed with caution. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) The rules of economics haven t changed. You still have to add up the numbers both down and across. And even if you have enough, don' t spend it all on one thing It's got to last you a while Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Competition keeps you on your toes, so don't be angry with a person who always seems to spot whatever it is that you missed If you can work together, you'll be an awesome team. Sentinel's Top 20 Albums 1. In A Perfect World ............................................................... Keri Hilso 2. Pray IV Reign ..................................................................... Jim Jones 3 Love VS Money ............................. ...... .............................. The-Dream 4. Boss Of All Bosses ............... ; ............................................ Slim Thug 5. lntuition ............................... .... ........................................... Jamie Foxx 6. Don't Feed Da Animals .................................................... Gorilla Zoe 7. Paper Traii.. ...................................................................................... T.I. 8. Uncle Charlie ....................................... ...... .................. Charlie Wilson 9. A Different Me ................................................................ Keyshia Cole 10. Round 2 ..... ....................................................................... J. Holiday 11. Let's Do It Again ..... ...... ............................................... Leela James 12. I Am ... Sasha Fierce .... .................... .... ........... .... ................. Beyonce 13. Testomony: Vol. 2 Love & Politics ............ ........ ............. lndia.Arie 14. onmyradio .............................................................. Musiq Soulchild 15. The Point Of It All ............................................... Anthony Hamilton 16. Fearless .................................................................. Jasmine Sullivan 17. Ryan Leslie ..................................... ............................... Ryan Leslie 18. The Sound ................ .... ...................... .................... .......... Mary Mary 19. Year Of The Gentleman .............................................. ........... Ne-Yo 20. & Heartbreak ........................................ ...... ............ Kanye West Sentinel's Top 20 Singles 1. Blame lt ................................................. Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Paln 2. Turnin Me On ................................. Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne 3. Rockin' That Thang ............................................................ The-Dream 4. Dead And Gone ............................ T. I. Featuring Justin Timberlake 5. Kiss Me Thru The Phone ......... Soulja Boy Tell' Em Featuring 2Pac 6. Mad ............................................................................................. Ne-Yo 7. You Complete Me ........................................................... Keyshia Cole 8. She Got Her Own ............ Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous 9. Ain't I .................................... Yung L.A. Featuring Young Oro & T. I. 10. Magnificent .............................. Rick Ross Featuring John Legend 11. Lions, Tigers & Bears ............................ ::::.: .. .. Sullivan 12. If This Isn't Love ..................................................... Jennifer Hudson 13. Diva ...................................................................................... Beyonce 14. sobeautiful ............................................................... music soulchild 15. There Goes My Baby ................................................ Charlie Wilson 16. Boyfriend #2 ..................................................................... Pleasure P 17. Never Ever ....................................... Ciarra Featuring Young Jeezy 18. Just Like Me ........................................... Jamie Foxx Featuring T. I. 19. Cool ........................... Anthony Hamilton Featuring David Banner 20. Beep ...................................... Bobby Valentino Featuring Yung-Joc ALL MY CHILDREN : Zach s tunned Kendall by telling her their kiss meant nothing and he doesn't need her After Kendall gave Zach the signed divorce papers, he had quickie sex with a woman he met at the casino. When Adam threatened to expose her secret if she doesn't do what he wants at the custody hearing, Krystal damaged David on the witness stand, refusing to tell David what Adam has on her. Scott hit David when he found him menacing Adam at the hos pital, and received a financial offer from Adam for his heart valve project, since David is his main competitor. After Jake and Amanda kissed, he pulled a gun on David when he threatened to take Amanda's baby. Frankie returned to Iraq. Coming: Ryan makes his own demands on Kendall. AS THE WORLD TURNS: Liberty declined the internship in New York so as not to hurt Parker, but became fed up with his possessiveness and said she doesn't want to be married anymore A distraught Parker got hold of two vodka bottles and was found drunk and unconscious by Craig Meanwhile, after promising Parker she d stop drinking, early ended up at Yo's. Zac and Zoe, who may have been the computer hackers, took Noah captive and led Damian to believe Noah was in Europe, luring him away while they made plans regarding Luke When Meg told Paul she's broken all ties with Dusty, Paul vowed to kill her if he ever sees them together. Casey and Jade were paired up doing community service. Coming: Henry is torn over concealing his paternity BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Stephanie officially joined Jackie M and celebrated her new job with Pam, now a free woman Following the success of Madame X's new clothing line, Jackie revealed the two new employees. Brooke real ized the strength of her opposition with Ridge and Taylor united regarding Rick James and Thomas gave Ridge and Taylor good news about Thomas' progress in dealing with his emo tional issues Remembering her and Ridge's promise not to let anything come between them, Brooke made a bold move unaware that Taylor and Ridge were planning to break up Steffy and Rick. Coming: Owen s actions will carry an emotional cost for someone DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Nicole recognized Rate as the man who infiltrated the DiMera home and told Stefano and EJ, taking their focus off canceling the wedding Confronted by EJ about Rate's spying, Sami intended to use her secret to get back at EJ. Meanwhile Mia arrived at the church, ready to tell all. Earlier, Brady revealed his love to Nicole but was rejected. When Brady showed up at the wedding Nicole got him to leave, while EJ and Stefano put someone on Brady's tail. Determined to be rid of Philip, EJ and Stefano ordered their hit man to take Philip out while they're at church with an alibi The assassin trailed Philip to a hotel where he and Stephanie were making love. Bo was relieved when his vision led to Hope and Roman at a motel on a stakeout. Coming: Nicole could lose everything GENERAL HOSPITAL: Ric's offensive against Claudia was derailed when the DVD showed only static and he later came face to face with Jerry. However Ric's accusations were enough for Sonny to warn Claudia of dire consequencer if he learns she was involved in Michael's shoot ing. Jerry told Claudia he'll keep her secret for now Helena made a surprise appearance at the hospital's re-opening ceremony, leading Alexis to suspect Rebecca and Helena of working together. Knowing her life would be at risk with a positive result, Carly took a home pregnancy test. Patrick charged Robin with being unfaithful. Although Patrick and Robin tried to get their rela tionship back on track, she secretly threw out her antidepressants Coming: Carly makes a life-changing decision GUIDING LIGHT: Edmu { Q hit Shayne with a baseball bat after confronting him about Lara s death then disguised himself as a doctor and stole baby Colin. To s,av) her child, Rev a stabbed Edmund with a syringe. Jeffrey retrieved the baby while Josh found the uncon scious Edmund, and put Roc in charge of guard ing him Olivia finally told Natalia that she's in love with her but wants her to have the life she deserves, even if it's without her. When Natalia couldn't say her wedding vows, Olivia jumped in and told Frank it's because Natalia's not over Gus After Alex persuaded Phillip to return to work at Spaulding, Phillip agreed to talk to Alan's doctor for a psych evaluation but instead was grabbed by two orderlies, Alan disclaiming any responsibility Coming: Natalia wrestles with her true feelings. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: After enabling Starr to escape, Todd shot Zach, who was taken awax by the police John didn't believe that Zach is the K A D killer, only to end up being taken for questioning himself Later, John made a grue some discovery. Todd's push to get Tea to help him win back custody by playing on her feelings for him led them to a hot lovemaking session Natalie and Jared destroyed the evidence prov ing that Chloe is Starr's baby, convinced they did the right thing. Meanwhile, Starr and Cole decided to try to find out how Hope really died. Roxy suggested to Gigi that they turn the tables on Stacy and tell Rex everything aft er Shane gets the bone marrow Cole persuaded Markka to give him a urine sample for an unexpected drug test. Coming: Evidence piles up against John YOUNG AND RESTLESS: Nick and Sharon realized they want to be together, and made love. Phyllis broke into Sharon's suite and trashed the place, finding the items Sharon stole After Nick told Phyllis he wants them to separate, Sharon was arrested for grand theft Michael realized that Sharon let Eden be blamed for books that Sharon stole. The judge released Kevin to a psychiatric facility, where he had terri fying visions. 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Polk County News New Rider Reboarding the Florida Sentinel Bulletin train is Mrs. Martha Cooper, prominent senior citizen of Lakeland, who's well known for her generous giving of clothing and flowers/plants from her garden. She is a faithful member at greater St. Paul M. B. I. Church. Her pastor is the Rev. Dr. N. S. Sanders. Hello to you, Ms. Martha! Hope you enjoy your ride. Men-Women's Day The Greater St. Paul M.B.I. Church will be hosting their Annual Men and Women's Spring Conference, April 17-19 in the Dr. N. S. Sanders Fellowship and Life Center. The theme is, "Love Connection," featuring topics that empower men and women to know "Love Connects the Family and Enriches the World" (John 13:35). There will be a registration fee. The conference will begin with registration/dinner on Friday, April 17, from 6-8 p. m. Door prizes will be included; Saturday, April 16, from 8-11 a. m. with breakfast included; and Sunday, April 19, 10:45 a. m. Worship Service "500 Strong in Red and Black." All men and women in every session of life are wel come to join in this event. Dr. N. S. Sanders, Pastor. Ministry For The Deaf Revelation Community M. B. Church, Tampa, (a special ministry for the deaO, Sister Loretta Robinson, Deaf Ministry Director, chose Sunday, February 15th as 'A Day Of Love Worship Service.' The Love Services began promptly at 12:15 p. m. and continued as follows: Call To Worship -Pastor Gregory Robinson; Processional -Silent Revelation; Praise and Worship GBR Praise Team; Prayer -Minister Gerald Nelson; WelcomePastor Robinson; Mission Offering; Special Presentationtrribute. Mrs. Mary Robinson, Lakeland, and the mother of Pastor Robinson, presented to the couple, Sister Loretta Robinson and Pastor G. Robinson a beau tiful love gift (red) from the Robinson family and the Silent Revelation Deaf Ministry Church family. Poem -Sis. Aletha Harley, Lakeland; Selections Silent Revelation Deaf Ministry; Tithes and Offerings; Tribute -Sis. Loretta Robinson; God's Holy Word and Invitation to Discipleship Pastor Robinson; Words of Thanks -a humble servant in Christ, Sis. Loretta Robinson; and Benediction -Pastor Robinson. A delicious dinner was prepared by the Revelation Family after the morning services. Enjoying the day of Love Worship Services from Lakeland were: Mrs. Mary Robinson, mother of Pastor Robinson; Judy Fields, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Fields, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Sanders (Mae Frances), Aletha Harley and grandchildren. The afternoon Order of Service commenced at 4:15 p.m. with the Sister Church in charge, St. Mary M. B. Church, Tampa, Rev. Wallace Bowers, Pastor. Program participants were: Sis. Josephine Morris, Silent Revelation Deaf Ministry, Sis. Tiffany Allen, the Robinsons -Pastor Gregory and Sister Loretta Robinson. Revelation Community M. B. Church, 7225 E. Chelsea St., Tampa, welcomes everyone to their ser vices. P S. The church was decorated with the love themes of red hearts and beautiful red flowers. The members and guests wore their favorite ensemble as they listened and praised the day of love. Hearth Project Ms. Dedria "Dee Dee" Wright, specialist in the School District's Hearth Project, recently received a $1,000 donation from the Bartow Board of Realtors. The worthwhile project (Hearth) assists students and families considered homeless. The donation was used for the Project's Fill-A-Bucket Campaign that provides toiletries, personal care and other items to students considered homeless. Dee Dee is the of Mrs. Carolynne Mathers, Executive Owner of Kidz World Enrichment Center, Lakeland. Mother and daughter are equally involved iri children's wel fare. April Birthdays Happy birthday to the following April celebrants. Happy, happy birthday to dear friend, Mrs. Mary E. May, Tampa, who will be celebrating a birthday on April 18, 2009, at Beulah Baptist Church (A Leon Lowry Center), Tampa. Mrs. Mary E. May, is the founder of the Mary E. May Intercessory Prayerline Ministry, Inc. She is loved by those who have personally enjoyed the ministry and prayers brought forth by Mrs. May. Remember, your birthday is a blessing from God. Love you, too! Gabbing With Gloria. First Baptist Inst. Church Rev. Alex Harper, Sr. and congregation who are Florida Sentinel supporters extend birthday wishes to: Rev. Davy Wright, Robert Barnes, Earlene Barnes, Frances Taylor, Margaret Thompson, Patricia Burnside, Earnest Brown, Augusta Grace, Rogenia Bryant, Earl Bostic, II, Annie White and Lorraine McPherson. Happy anniversary to Deacon and Sis. Ruben Campbell. Pilgrim Rest F. W. Baptist Church Bishop Henry Rodman, Pastor and members send natal day greetings to: Dr. Frankie Baldwin, Frank Coleman, Horace Willis, Christina Harris, Frederick Bates, Katherine McCoy, Terrence King. Xavier Melton, Bessie Island, Otis Young, Georgia Bell, Sarah Williams, Eva Laidler and Bernard Harris. April anniversary celebrants are: Robert and Neuretha Smith, Bernard and Joyce Harris, Alwyn and Annie Phillips, Willie and Mary Clarke, James and Renilla Perkins, and Richard and Elaine Reid. Happy Easter Happy Easter to everyone, including: Mrs. Mary Graham, Mrs. Craig Smith, Mrs. Gladys Leggett, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shaw, Sylvia Bowick, Gertrude Williams, Geneva Ware, Glenda Charlene Baker, Winfred-Bernice Smith, Dea. Willie Speed, Tereather BoykinsWhite, Dwight Watson (Anointed Cuts), Gloria Moore, Mr. and Mrs. TreGladys Williams, the McGorden family on Walker Street, and Lola King. Gloria's Things & Other Things It is said that 'Money talks.' But, money does not talk; it just goes without saying anything! Happy Easter! Condolences Extended Heartfelt condolences are extended to the family, church family and friends of the late Deacon James Taft "Jimmie" Guzman who passed away on March 19, 2009. He leaves special memories and love with his wife of 30 years, Beatrice Guzman; son, Girardeau (Lizette) Guzman; daughters, Tasha (Fitzgerald), and Lynn; grandchildren, TaShawna, Joaquin, Nicole, Ashley, Jamarius, Tracy, Renee, Chantel, Christopher; and a host of other relatives. Final services were held at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Plant City, Elder Larry Sykes, Pastor. The late Deacon Guzman was a member of Praise and Deliverance Temple in Plant City, where he served faithfully under the leadership of Minister Jerome Fortson, Pastor. Student News Congratulations to Michael Shaw, II, who received an award of recog nition as Athlete of the Week on March 27, 2009. Michael is a 7th grade student at Berkley Charter Accelerated Middle School in Auburndale. He is very active in basketball and enjoys other sports. Keep up the good work, Michael! Congratulations On Your Engagement Shaw-Nuf Talk extends CONGRATULATIONS to Ms. Susan Elaine Cox and Willie Loadholt, Jr., on their engagement! May the Lord continue to bless both of you as you prepare to walk the path of Holy Matrimony! Free Continuing Education Training The National Public Health Forum (NPHF), the trade association for an expert body of health and social science researchers and practitioners, is working with the National Institutes of Health (NIHJ to improve health outcomes for Americans, particularly underserved Americans. Approximately, 25 clinicians & clergy participated in a free, 10-hour training symposium. The second event is being held on Saturday, April 25, 2009. The event is free for all Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Medical Assistants, Dentists, and Nutritionists. Participants can register by calling our office on (301) 520-8740. Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out This week's Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out goes to City of Palms (Fort Myers) Lady Audrey Williams and her son, Solomon. A member of New Life Church of God by Faith, Fort Myers, Elder Calvin McDonald, Pastor, Audrey is very active in her community, church and district church. She has been blessed with the gift of taking a combined group of young children, youth and young adults and turning them into a dynamic sound of Praise and Worship. She is also a member of the Tampa West Coast District (TWCD) Church of God by Faith Praise Team and the Director of the TWCD Your1g Adult/Adult Choir. Talk to Shaw-Nuf Shaw-Nuf Talk wants to hear from you. 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Blake Hiuh School Host Renaissance Dav Recently, teachers and students at Howard W. Blake High School hosted Renaissance Day. (Photography by Brunson). Among those in attendance at Blal'e High School for Renaissance Day were: Janee, Jamina, and Jamal. Ms. Adrienne Drew Phillip stopped in front of the Don Thompson Theater at Blake High.School to pose for a photo on Renaissance Day. Romello Harris, of Lockhart Elementary School, and Donquay Throw, of Stewart Middle School, attended Renaissance Day at Blake High School. Members of Blake Sisterhood shown in this photograph were: Rickydra, Elizabeth, Nicole, Brittani, and Danyelle. Rochele, Ashley, Kianna, and Willie were among those who participated in Renaissance Day at Blake High School. Among those taking advantage of the weather were Raymond and Tameka Daniels, and Aniyah Maddox, who attended Renaissance Day at Blake High School. Evyalin Williams and Alyssa Garcia dressed for the occasion during Renaissance Day at Blake High School. Rachel and Michael participated in Renaissance Day at Blake High School. Among those in attendance at Renaissance Day were Felicia Mohammed and Zoie E,ans.


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Local "T1 ::D c }< Foundation Set Up In Name Of Familv Patriarch )> "tt ::D r BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer The Taylor family has suffered a pair of tragedies over the past couple of years. First, they had to deal with the murder of Karen Taylor-Williams in October 2007. Only a few months later, the family patriarch, Rowe Taylor, was killed in an accident. Ms. Carolyn Taylor and her daughter, Sabrina Mitchell, sat down with the rest of the family and decided that son.1ething needed to be done to make sure Mr. Taylor and Karen aren't "A lot of people have praised my father for all the good deeds he'd doJw," said Ms. Mitchell. "After n lot of disci.lssiGn, we decic!Pd to create thL' Rowe Taylor Foundation. \\' e t h o u g h t t h i s w o ul d h e I p u s i r1 t h c h e a I i n g JH'Ol'eSS." Ms. Mitchell said her fnthe1 loved with kids and he was genuinely eoiHerncd about tlwir ;., c ; ..... foundatoward::kidsand the elderly." The family has a kickoff May irtcluding schpiarsl}i} { givc..: [.. ._ .. : .. -::.-... -... av.vay_s,_ setting. up-hwr together a play; "We're also going to ere-. Karen wflliai\ls ;Su:riuner < A rts,, for 2010," said Ms. Mitchell. --. 'jSo far; meeting: iJrc mote peo}lllf 4I w 'hat my father did I now he was' their' belp. ing peopie ... they called This will help heal our broken hearts." Ms. Mitchell said the enduring memory she'll always have of her father is how he would leave at any hour to help someone. when they needed it. He 9 1\) also experienced a lot of o 0 adversity over the past 5 CD As far as Tyrone Grimes is concerned, Ms. Mitchell said other fami lies are suffering because of his actions "They can see him and talk to him, but we can't talk to Karen. We heard a lot of painful things during the trial, but it was all fo. r "That's what happened when he was killed He got a call for help, and he responded as he'd always done. years, caring for his parents and other relatives. I think God called him home because it was time for him to rest." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (818) 248-0724, or, emailed at lcrews@flseli .;_ the best." ROWE TAYLOR, JR. "Losing Karen devastated him, but he continued reaching out to others tine! com. Gl EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY Fair Housing "Opens Hearts, Opens Neighborhoods" loin the Tampa Bay Fair Housing Consortium in it's 2nd Annual Fair Housing Certificate Program where you will learn directly from the housing experts. CERTIFICATE TRAINING PROGRAM Wednesday, April IS, 2009 9:30am-4pm Check"7in 9am Stetson Law School N. Tampa Street Tampa, FL 33602 Registration Fee: $25.00 lndudes Continental Breakfast and L1,mch Presenters include: u.S. I lousing & Urban Development Karen Jackson Sims, Director WORKSHOPS I I_LD Tampa Field Oflice Fair Housing-What is it? i'\a tional Assn. of Fred Underwood, Diversit}' Program Manager Sr. 1:air I lousing Policr Rep Accessible Ho_1ne. Design LandlordTenant Rights and Responsibilities National Fair I lousing & Civil Rights Consultant Sara K.'_I'rall Former i IUD Director Oflice. of Enforcement Sales vs. Rentals c111d more! ... ,,nlim ;it: "'',\.GTAR org .. Otkrs em.til: Rdxt ct@lgt;u. n ,., 1\>r furth,r infNm ;ui,>ti. mll.tlw Hillslx>n>ttgh Ct>untr Equ;tl Opport\ii1it)' Admini>tr;tt<>r ;II Fair Hoosing Education Forum Wednesday, April15, 2009 9 :30a.m.-4:00p.m. .IRegistration. nd breakfa st at. a.n,.) PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE NAME: Mr./Ms. PHONE: ________________________ .:_ ______ ________________________ -'--ADDRESS: _________________________ CITY: ---------,---------ZIP:-----------E;MAIL: _______________ _____________________________________________________________ Registration Fee: S25:oo (includes continental breakfast and lunch. Registration required to guarantee 11eating andfood) Please indicate dietary __ Special Accommodations: _____ .:_ _______ ______________________________________ TO REGISTER: Send completed form and checks to Bay Area Apartment Association 6107 Memorial Highway Tampa, Florida 33615 Phone: (813) 8820222 or (8001344-9373 Fax: (8131884-0326. 1ilmp,g. ., ,.. : -. Program prese,nt .ed l>Y the ;,' Tainpa Bay Fair Housing Consortiurn : T 'Bay '1:\;t\' :\l"c';t i.:i[y ,,j:(:k ; t;\r;lki Ciry .-r t l : ity ,,f :,mmlmiry .\ff:tu, t.::iry d T.tmJ'i. t ('flk, ,,r i l.lt"c';tt. r T;lllliXI.\ss,,:i;ui,>n ,,f 'R:'i$> c;uJI(._,,ISI I ,\').\;tJ::;.:hi.,,'s ; : ''I'J'-.!l'lltriity \,h\lini.;tr ; ti,w l'in.ll.t.; 'Iii.:, i lum.u1 .i:\ f'l.i:,i. 'i''y _d:> .. c <.:uy \\"IIi: '\ d: .. r, --.i _,;!. d ti:, i'it '!'/i:,.i!l '. "T1 r 0 JJ c )> (J) m z :::! z m r I aJ c r rm :::! z "tt c aJ r c;; :::a: m c m < m -1 C m en c )> z c ., :u


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Local 'TI JJ 0 Children's Board leadershiP Volunteers For Salarv Reduction }< )> "'C JJ In keeping with its commitment to children and families, the Children's Board of Hillsborough County announced Monday that all leadership team members will take a voluntary pay decrease as part of the agency's overall effort to cut costs. Members of the leadership team suggested a salary decrease in response to the projected shortfalls in property tax revenues, which fund the agency. In addition, the board is reviewing all areas of the organization -from employee benefits to operational expenses in an effort to maximize each and every dollar both internally and externally. "Current economic conditions have challenged agencies like ours to do more with less," said Children's Board C E O Dr. Luanne VALERIE GODDARD ... Board Chair Panacek, also a leadership team member. "This is the latest in a series of efforts at scaling back our expenses; we're looking at even deeper cuts in 2010. No matter the situation, we remain committed to this agency's mission of supporting children and families in becoming successful, contributing members of society." Militarv News AIRMAN PHILLIP ROZELLE : .;' } Air Airman Philip M. Rozelle graduated from b-asic inilitah training Lackland Air Force Base, sa;1 Antonio, Texas. .. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline. and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic wmfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. He is the son of Regina Rozelle of Sugar Creek Drive, Tampa. : -The airman is a 2004 graduate of Chamberlain High School, Tampa. ,.,n r ice S,peakin.g for Irse1f The board currently funds critical services and supports and is the leading voice for Hillsborough County's children and families. "In these difficult times, I'm proud that our leader-ship team has found ways to cut costs while not compromising their effectiveness in the community," added Children's Board Chair Valerie Goddard. "While additional decreases are like-ly in the upcoming year, I'm confident in the Children s ,P Board's ability to evaluate all 1\:1 expenses and search for even g more effective ways to serve (0 the children and families of Hillsborough County." "T1 r-0 ::0 0 )> en m z :::! z m r-1 15"&16"-$795 17" -19-$895 OJ c: rrm : .. 20" $1095 22" $lll95 2.4" 2695 9370 N. FLORIDA AVE. TAMPA,FL OPEN MON. -SAT. :::! z ""C c: OJ r-(i) ::::1: m 0 m < m ::0 < -f c: m en 0 )> z 0 "T1 0 '"'C )> G) m (.11 n


en 0 0 N 0 ..... ...J k: a. <( >= < c it: LL c it: LL c z <( c CJ) w :J I-w > w c w J: CJ) :J m :J a. z i= w ..J ..J :J m ..J w z i= z w 0 it: 0 ..J LL 0 CD w C) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING As a result of being unable to effectuate certified mail notice to violators of the City Code, notice is hereby given that a Tampa Municipal Code Enforcement Hearing Master has scheduled a publ i c hearing on May 6 2009 at 9:00a.m. to hear the below listed cases which are in violation of the City of Tampa Code. Information listed below describes the case number, property owner(s) violation address code section violated, and legal description of subject property in that order The hearing will be held in City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor City Hall 315 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa Florida Affected property owners will be given the opportunity to discuss the alleged violations Shou l d anyone have any questions regarding these cases please call the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 27 4-7286 Please note that if any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Code Enforcement Hearing Master with respect to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing, they will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. CASE# 08-10083 OATES, SAMMIE AND SHIRLEY 2706 E. 18TH AVE Y., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-46, 19-47, 19-50 AND 27-133 WATCH HILL W Y. OF LOT 9 BLOCK 7 188437 0000 CASE# 08-18530 ROSADO, RAMON 923 E. WILMA, TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19-49 GATEWAY ANNEX LOTS 12 AND 13 145971. 0010 CASE# 08-19291 HARLEY, ANNIE 1301 E. 99TH AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-57, 19-233 AND 19-234 TAMPA OVERLOOK LOT 1 BLOCK 33 144496 0000 CASE# 0819663 SHOGREEN, MARY EDWARDS AND ANDY E. 10211 N. 27TH ST., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-46 AND 19-50 ALTMAN COLBY LAKE SUBDIVISION LOT4 BLOCKS 143188.0000 CASE # 08-200'98 LETO, CHRISTOPHER 9602 N.ASTER AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19-49 THOMPSON'S ADDITION TO TAMPA OVERLOOK LOT 6 BLOCK 4 145107 0500 CASE# 08-20181 FIGUEROA, TOMAS RAMIREZ, LOURDES M. 9410 N. MARY AVE. TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-46, 19cSO, 19-232 AND 19-49 HILLSBORO HIGHLANDS MAP LOTS 9 TO 11 INCL BLOCK 6 144983.0000 CASE# 08-21306 CASAS, ALEXANDER AMORES, ADRIANA VERONICA 9412 N. 22ND ST., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-46, AND 19-50 HILLSBORO HIGHLANDS MAP LOTS 8 AND 9 BLOCK 1 144933 0000 CASE# 08-21765 AARON, THOMAS EDWARD JONES, PATRICIA RAY 1812 E. 97TH AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19 50 TAMPA OVERLOOK LOTS 15 AND 16 AND A POR TION OF LOT 18 DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS : BEG AT NW COR OF LOT Hi THN-N 05 OEG OSMIN-18 PT ON ELY BDRY : OFLOT18 THN S 29 DEG 34 MIN 21. SEC E 24 45 FT TO SE COR 0FLOT18 THN S 71 DEG 58 MIN 54 SEC W 102 FT TO POB BLOCK 27 144459 0100 CASE # 08-22033 MEDINA, ROBERTO 10808 JACELYN ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19-49 TILSEN MANOR BLKS 2, 3 4, 5, 6 8 9, 10, 11, 13, 16 17, AND 18 LOT 2 BLOCK 16 141456.0000 CASE # 08-22093 COBBERT, JAMES ESTATEOF 2915 CHIPCO ST TAMPA-, FL SECTIONS : 19-233 AND 19-234 CAMPOBELLO BLOCKS 1 TO 30 LOT 2 BLOCK 25 174310.0000 CASE# 08-22610 FREEMAN, SOPHIA 8209 N. SEMMES ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19-50 HENDRY AND KNIGHTS ADDITION TO SULPHUR SPRINGS LOT 158 & W Y. CLOSED ALLEY ABUTTING THEREON 149681.0000 CASE# 08-22614 MC NEISH, ROXANN R. 8301 N. SEMMES ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION: 19-46 AND 19-49 HENDRY AND KNIGHTS ADDITION TO SULPHUR SPRINGS LOT 153 & W Y. CLOSED ALLEY ABUTTING THEREON 149679 0000 CASE # 08-23552 DIAZ, RICHARD DIAZ FLOR 3620 N. 25TH ST., '!., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 1946, 19-47, 19-50, 19-233 AND 19-234 RANDALL'S REVISED MAP OF BLOCKS J THRU R INCL LOT 7 BLOCK K 1 74478 0000 CASE # 08-24097 USCATEGUI, MANUEL 1001 LOTUS AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-46 19-49, AND 19-50 CASTLE HEIGHTS MAP LOTS 4, 5 AND 6 BLOCK H 144080.0000 CASE# 08-24376 RANDALL, DAVID/RANDALL, LANI 5106 E. CHILKOOT AVE., TAMPA,FL SECTION: 19-49 TERRACE PARK UNIT NO 5 REVISED LOTS 16, 17, AND 18 BLOCK 154 139809.0000 CASE# 08-24404 MEHTA, S. 1404 E. 97TH AVE., AlB TAMPA,FL SECTION : 19-231 THOMPSON'S ADDITION TO TAMPA OVER LOOK LOT 17 BLOCK 1 1450 81.0000 ,:.<,:, '''" CASE# 08-24418 NICHOLS, LINDA M 2211 E. ANNIE ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION: 19-56 RAMONA PARK LOT 2 BLOCK 1 147310 0000 CASE# 08-24426 RAMOS, MARIA A. 3912 E. HENRY AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-49 AND 19-56 MORA SUBDIVISION LOT 124 153219.4000 CASE # 08 25111 SEPULVEDA, CARMEN G. SEPULVEDA, EDWIN 5009 N. 36TH ST., TAMPA, FL SECT I ONS : 19-46 AND 19-50 THOMAS HEITER SUBDIVISION LOT10 155118.0000 CASE # 08-25998 BAKER'S PROPERTIES OF LAKELAND BAKER ROBERT R. 1606 E 97TH AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-233, 19-234 19-46, 19-47 19-49, 19-50 AND 19-238 TAMPA OVERLOOK LOT 1 1 BLOCK 30 144479 0000 CASE # 08-26000 SOTOMAYOR, MARCO A. 1111 E. 33RO AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 27-129 AND 27 240 LOT BEG 15 FTWOF SECOR OF N 1/3 OF E Y. OF NW Y. OF NW Y. AND EXT W 50FT AND N 120FT 172528 0000 CASE# 08-26167 RISING, MICHAEL G. CASE# 08-27655 CADICAMO, JAMES 1411 E. 109TH AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTION : 27-133 NEBRASKA AVENUE HEIGHTS LOTS 11 AND 12 ANOW 10 FTOF LOT 13 BLOCK 26 143938.0010 CASE# 08-27744 VILLEMUE, PIERRE JR. 2213 E. 97TH AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-46 AND 19-50 TEMPLE HIGHLANDS REVISED MAP W 114 67 FT OF E 191.12 FT OF N Y.OF BLOCK 7 147911. 0000 CASE # 08-27846 KELLY TERESA LIFE ESTATE BURTON, ROSALIND K. 9701 E CASTLE CT., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-26, 19 27, AND19-49 CASTLE GARDENS LOTS 48, 49, AND 50 BLOCK G MPA OF CASTLE HEIGHTS 146019 0000 CASE# 08-27874 PASQUALE ZOILA 8111 N. BROOKS ST., TAMPA FL SECTIONS : 19-49 AND 19 -231 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION LOT 4 AND W 5 FT CLOSED ALLEY ABUTTING ON E BLOCK49 146776 0000 CASE # 08-28678 TORNES, NELSON 8212 N. ALASKA ST., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-49, 19-50, AND 19-231 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION LOT 13 AND E 5 FT CLOSED ALLEY ABUTTING O.N W BLOCK32 146542.0000 CASE # 08-28782 LEDOUX-COTON, KARLA M COTON ANGELO 1204 E. 108TH AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTION: NEBRASKA AVENUE HEIGHTS LOTS 33 AND 34 BLK 25 143933 0100 CASE # 08-28871 R & T ENTERPRISE LLC TRUSTEE OF LAND TRUST t#19 6915 N.19TH ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION: 19 -50 WING FL SUBDIVISION S 60FT OF THEN 135FT OF LOT 3 BLOCK 5 149057 0050 CASE # 08-28904 SIECK, WILLIAM 2003 E. OKALOOSA AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTION: 19-49 AND 19-50 HILLSBORO HEIGHTS MAP LOTS 19 AND 20 BLOCK H 145255.0000 CASE # THURMOND, JOAN W. TRUSTEE REVOCABLE TRUST DATED 1/10/97 RISING, AURORA CASE# 08-28267 '- 1'807E ;OKALOOSAAVE: ,:; ,; TAMPA, FL 9417 N. 21ST ST., TAMPA, FL DECHELBOR ENTERPRISES INC. SECTION: 2.7-129. HILLSBORO HEIGHTS MAP SECTIONS : 19-47. 19-49, 19 50, C/0 REG AGT 19-232, 19-233, AND 19-234 NATHAN OECHELBOR LOTS 17 AND 18 BLOCK C 145164 0000 HIGHLANDS MAP 9723 COMMERCE ST LOTS 33, 34, AND 35 BLOCK 2 TAMPA, FL 144944 0000 SECTIONS: 19-46, AND 19-50 CASE # 08-28912 ESCOBEDO, EREYI;)A 1817 E SKAGWAY AVE., THOMPSON'S ADDITION TO CASE# 08-26287 TAMPA OVERLOOK TAMPA.FL FOND, MICHAEL J. LOT 17 AND S 32FT Of. SECTIONS : 19-49 19-232, AND 19-56 2105 E. CRAWFORD, TAMPA, FL VACATED 98TH ST ABUTTING SECTIONS : 19-49 AND 19-50 ON N BLOCK 2 LESS PT LYING HILLSBORO HEIGHTS MAP LOTS 7 AND 8 BLOCK B SEMINOLE CREST WITHIN THE FOLLOWING OESC LOT 2 BLOCK 2 BOUNDARIES COMM AT SECOR 149074 0000 OF NE Y. OF NE Y. OF NW Y. RUN 145141.0000 WI. Y ALONG N Bi>RY OF CASE# 08-29204 CASE# 08-26706 THOMPSON'S ADO TO TAMPA SALAzAR, VILMA A VENTURE ONE GROUP LLC. OVERLOOK 980FT FOR A POB 1028 'E. 17TH AVE;, TAMPA ; FL 2906 E. 26TH AVE TAMPA, FL THENCE S 32FT TON BDRY OF SECTION: .. SECTIONS : 19-47,19-49, LOT17SWLYTOSWCOROF AN019-50' LOT 1?NWI.YTONWCOROF S FTO LOTSBLOCK .,, LOT 17 NWN 32FT AND E 36.19 75 F 1 : CAMPOBELLO 186950.0000 ...; ( !i:.: ;'-'-' > _-._;. : ; : 12 BLOCK 30 :, :(_. .. : : CASE#OB-27044 ,_ PENT, BRYANtC <;!Q!;, < G n o 8718 N. 13TH ST., TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL o "2o b t :S018 N.15TH ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19-233' -"' n : SECTIONS: 19-49, AND 19-50 19 233 ,,. HANLEY HEIGHTS ORANGE TERRACE LOT 18 ANO E 5 FT CLOSED LOT 4 'BLOCK6 .. --ONW .. -LOT25 .-171829 .0000 CASE# 08-27654 SOLER, RAMON JR. SOLER, MARIMAR 1701 E WOOD ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19-233 OAK TERRACE REVISED PLAT OF LOTS 323 AND 324 AND N Y. CLOSED ALLEY ABUTTING THEREON 145694 0200 145505.0000 .. ". .. 146771 : 0000 CASE # 08-28640 CASE # 09-01224 WEHLE, CASEY RYAN : : ESTREMERA, SYLVIA 1o24 E. 17tH A vi:., TAMPA; FL cANc_i:L, JosE oA VJo SECTIONS : 19-49 19-50 1205 E. CARACAS ST., TAMPA ;FL AND 19-234 SECTIONS: 19-49, AND 27-129 ROBERTS.HARATIO N. DEMOREST LOT 7 BLOCK 1 TOGETHER WITH LOT 3 BLOCK 7 AND S Y. OF S Y. OF CLOSED ALLEY ABUTTING VACATED AlLEYABI:JT!INq THEREOF ... 136948 0000 171665 0000 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND SECTION 286 26, FLORIDA STATUTES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEOING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE AT LEASTFORTY-EIGHT(48) HdURSPRiOR TD THE DATE OF THE MEETING INTERESTED PARTIES MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT SAID HEARING SHIRLEY FOXX-KNOWLES CITYGLERK


C :lassifieds Notice of Public Hearing A public hearing will be held by the Land Use Hearing Officer, pursuant to Hillsborough County Land Development Code, beginning at 9:00a.m., April 24, 2009, 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 ManagementDepartment and the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners. All interested persons wishing to submit testimony or other evidence in this matter must submit same to the Hearing Master at the public hearing before him/her. The decision of the Land Use Hearing Officer will be filed with the Clerk within fifteen (15) working days after the conclusion of the public hearing ANY PERSON WHO MIGHT WISH TO APPEAL ANY DECISION OR RECOMMENDATION MADE BY THE LAND USE HEARING OFFICER OR THE GOVERNING BODY REGARDING ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE FORTHCOMING PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT THEY WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THEY MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THEPROCEEDINGS IS MADE AS IT WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Additional information concerning these requests may be obtained by calling the Department of Planning and Growth Management at (813) 276-2058. VARIANCE REQUESTS Petition VAR 09-0391-TN, Ivan J.Caro, requesting a Variance to setback requirements for property located 6425 Amundson St., zoned RSC-9. Petition VAR 09-0392-TH, Jason S. and Matalie L.Martinez, requesting a variance to allow easement in the USA and to allow more than 3 lots on an easement for property located 9750 Tom Folsom Rd., zoned RSC-3. Petition VAR 09-0400-TNC, Robert and Marianne Greer, requesting a Variance to setback requirements for property located 5113 Crest Hill Dr., zoned RSC-9. Petition VAR 09-EG, Beatriz Palacios, requesting a Variance to fencing requirements for property located 8102 Marigold Ave., zoned RSC-6. Petition VAR Thomas Miano, requesting a Sign Variance for property located 301 Lakewood Dr., zoned RSC-6. Petition VAR 09-0419-TNC, Salvatore, David and Margaret DiMarco, requesting a Variance to setback requirements for property located 4713 Carlyle Rd., zoned RSC-9. Petition VAR 09-0423-BLD, Donald & LaDonna Wills, requesting a Variance to allow 3rd lot on septic and easement requirements in Urban Service Area for property located 4323 Culbreath Rd., zoned RSC-4. Petition VAR 09-0430-KO,Chelsea DeVito, requesting a Variance to setback requirements for property located 18503 Indiana Ave., zoned ASC-1. Petition VAR Fortunado & Miguel A Ortega, requesting a Variance to fencing requirements for property located 2814 N. 76th St., zoned RDC-12. Petition VAR 09-0436-KO, Daoshan & Rong Liu, requesting a Variance to the Scenic Corridor requirements for property located 17409 Gunn Hwy., zoned Petition VAR 09-0445-NWH, Marie A. Burkhardt & Moniea L. Alonso, requesting a Variance to setback requirements for property located 11915 Snapdragon Rd., zoned PD-MU. Petition VAR 09-0446-EGL, Stephen M & Sonya L Weinberg, requesting a Variance to fencing requirements for property located 10001 Hampton Place, zoned RSC-6 Petition VAR 09-0448-TNC, Brian D. Roberts and Allison Linkous, requesting a Variance to setback requirements for property located 3926 Americana Dr., zoned RSC-6. Petition VAR 09-0449-SS, Jeannine LaPointe, requesting a Variance to setback requirements for property located 2914 Timberlee Rd. Petition VAR 09-0452-TH, Daniel V. Powell, requesting a Sign Variance for property located 11551 Discovery Lane, zoned IPD-1. Petition VAR 09-0453-USF, Gibbs & Parnell, requesting a Sign Variance for property located 720 E. Fletcher Ave., CG-R. Petition VAR_ o .. Ycismany Cuellar, requesting a Variance to allow a community residential home within 1006 :ffofanbther home community residential home for property located 6021 W Paris ; St., zoned RSC-9. Petition VAR 09-0455-CW, Bricklemyer Smolker & Bolves, requesting a Sign Variance for property 1ocated 13902 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., zoned PD. PUBLICATION DEADLINES Tuesday Edition ... .. Friday @ 3:00 P.M. Friday Edition ........ Tuesday @ 3:00 P.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 24n TO: (813) 248-9218 Or Email ledwards@flsentinel.com INVITATION TO BID Sub bids requested from qualified DBE Subcontractors and/or suppliers. Taxiway B Reconstruction and Bridge & North Terminal Stormwater Site Development and Related Work Tampa, Florida Bid Date: April 30, 2009 Letter OF Interest Due By: Apr.il 20, 2009 Sub bids due no later than April 27, 2009 Trades/Services Requested: Hauling, Airfield Lighting, Electrical, Erosion Control, Clearing & Grubbing, Testing, Fencing, Directional Drill, Fuel Piping, Pigging, Survey, MSE Wall, Curbs & Walks, sod, Asphalt, Geotechnical, Landscaping, Irrigation, Stripe & Signage, Maintenance of Traffic. Kimmins Contracting Corp. 1501 2nd Avenue Tampa, FL 33605 Contact Person: Tom Harrington Email Address: tharrington@kimmins.com Web Address: www.kimmins.com License No. CGC061458 Equal Opportunity Employer Public Meeting/ Hillsborough Review & Coumy Comment Period Regarding Hillsborough County's Section 8 Administrative Plan Residents will have an opportunity to attend a public meeting. and provide input on the proposed Section 8 Administrative Plan. The draft ofthe 5-Year and Annual Section 8 Administrative Plim for Hillsborough County, and supporting documents, will be available to the public for inspection and comment through, April 13-June 5. 2009. at the Seciion 8 office. 3620 W. Humphrey St. in Tampa. All comments from residents will be considered in the preparation of the final document. The plan is used to guide Hillsborough County's Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Section 8 goals are to assist in providing a safe, decent and suitable living environment to persons with very low. low and moderate incomes. Eligible families receive a federally funded rental subsidy based on household composition and income. All rental units are privately owned and inspected annually for compliance with the Minimum Housing Quality Standards established by the U.S. Department.ofHousing and Urban Development (HUD) and Hillsborough County. The Section 8 Program is part of Hillsborough County's Health & Social Services Department. Please attend. we welcome your input. DATE: Monday, June 1 TIME: 9a.m. PLACE: Section 8 Program Office 3620 W. Humphrey St. Tampa, FL 33614 The Section 8 Progmm Ollice is ADA complinnt. For additional assistance. please call us. (TTY: 30 1-717Jl For more inti.m11ation. please call Lancie llarris.Scction N Otlicc. at 813-903-3-JOO x 218 or via at hmTisl ci'hillsh\lroughcollllt\,,lrg. 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Minority and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportunity to participate in these matters and will not be subject to on the basis of race, sex, color or national 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. NOTICE OF INTENT TO SOLE SOURCE FILE NUMBER: T-0151-09 (JM) LEGAL NOTIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO SOLE SOURCE FILE NUMBER: P-0162-09 (RM) PURCHASE OF CASI-RUSCO INTEGRATED ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM AND SECURITY SYSTEM For Court Administrator Department Hillsborough. County intends to recommend the award of a sole source purchase agreement for the purchase of Casi-Rusco Integrated Access Control and Security Systems for the Court, Clerk, State Attorney and Public Defender. Contractors who believe they can meet or exceed the above stated requirement must provide convincing technical data sufficient to : support their position. The Hillsborough County Department of Procurement Services must receive replies to this notice not later than close of business on April 17. 2009. After this date, an award will be made. Responses to this notice will be used to determine whether bona fide competition exists. Send written responses to the Hillsborough County Department of Procurement Services, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., County Center, 18th Floor, Tampa, Florida, 33601, Attention Rosalyn Mcintosh, or FAX to (813) 272-6290. For further information call (813) 272-5790. Avon Representatives Needed All Areas! HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE Purchase of Verizon Computer Aided Dispatch .. :can 813...S32-4282 or-E:maif New Employment Opportunities Software and Equipment Upgrade for the Disnatch Center. Hillsborough County intends to recommend the award of a sole source purchase agreement for .the_ purchase of 911 Computer Aided Dispatch Server upgrade for the 9-1-1 Public Safety System .. Hillsborough County has pre-existing Verizon Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) software and equipment at the Emergency Dispatch Center. The 911 CAD applications, equipment, and con figurations incorporate patented copyrights, source code program ming, and licensing rights maintained by Verizon. Contractors who believe they can meet or exceed the above stated requirement must provide convincing technical data cient to support their position. The Hillsborough County Department of Procurement Services must receive replies :to this notice not later than close of business on April17, 2009. Afte(this date, an award will be made. to this notice will be used to determine whether bona fide competition exists, Send written responses to the Hillsborough Co'linty Department of Procurement Services, 601 E. Kennedy: Blvd.; County Center, 18tl:l Floor, Tampa, Florida, 33601, Attention Jock McGiathery, or FAX to (813) 272-629q. For further information call (813) 272-5790. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE TI-lE FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN ACCEPTS VISA AMERICAN EXPRESS, MASTERCARD, & DEBIT CARD PAYMENT VIA PI-lONE AVONLADYGEORGIA@YAHOO.COM HIRING HIRING HIRING Marketing Reps.To Work From Home. Guaranteed Income And Free Insurance. (813) 417-6654 Debora Barr (The Tag Lady) NEW WAGE SCALE CNA'S Starting Pay .7'-3 $10.00$11.00 3-11 $11.00;. $12.00 Great:Benefits, 401k Pleasant, Courteous Work Environment LTC Experience Required Apply In Person Health care Center Of Tampa 1818 E. Fletcher THIS COULD BEYOUR ADVERTISEMENT CONTACT LAVORA @ (813) 248-1921 FOR DETAILS ON PLACING YOUR ADVERTISEMENT ACCOUNTANT Ill (GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTING) $53,435 COMMUNITY COLLECTION CENTER A TIENDANT $22,235 EQUIPMENT OPERATIOR I $19,905 EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II $22,235 EQUIPMENT OPERATOR Ill $24,876 FORENSIC PRINT SPECIALIST HEAD START/EHS EDUCATION MANAGER (LIMITED DURATION) $40,768 OFFICE ASSISTANT $27,414 PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE $27,976 See our web site at http://www.hccsb.org or .visit our office at: 601 E. Kennedy Boulevard, 17th Floor, Tampa, FL. Preference in inith:U apt will be given to eligible vets & eligible spouses of vets. AAIEEO Employer OFFICIAL NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given, 11 Elouise Emmons. of 3720 East Wilder Avenue in the County of Hillsborough County, State of Florida. 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