Florida Sentinel Bulletin

Florida Sentinel Bulletin

Material Information

Florida Sentinel Bulletin
Place of Publication:
Tampa, Fla
Florida sentinel Pub. Co., Inc.
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
African American newspapers ( lcsh )
African Americans ( lcsh )
Hillsborough County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Tampa (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( marcgt )
serial ( sobekcm )

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
F19-00109 ( USFLDC DOI )
f19.109 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information



This item has the following downloads:

Full Text
xml version 1.0 encoding UTF-8 standalone no
record xmlns http:www.loc.govMARC21slim
leader 00000nas 2200000Ka 4500
controlfield tag 008 120830c19599999flucr neo 0 0eng
datafield ind1 8 ind2 024
subfield code a F19-00109
0 245
Florida Sentinel Bulletin.
n Vol. 64, no. 80 (May 22, 2009)
Tampa, Fla. :
b Florida sentinel Pub. Co., Inc.
May 22, 2009
African American newspapers
African Americans
Hillsborough County (Fla.)
Tampa (Fla.)
1 773
t Florida Sentinel Bulletin.
4 856
u http://digital.lib.usf.edu/?f19.109

xml version 1.0 encoding UTF-8 standalone no
mods:mods xmlns:mods http:www.loc.govmodsv3 xmlns:xsi http:www.w3.org2001XMLSchema-instance xsi:schemaLocation http:www.loc.govmodsv3mods-3-1.xsd
mods:relatedItem type host
mods:identifier issn 0000-0000mods:part
mods:detail volume mods:number 64issue 80series Year mods:caption 20092009Month May5Day 2222mods:originInfo mods:dateIssued iso8601 2009-05-22


Celebrating 64 Years In The Tampa Bay Area ::::: 9 ,-. '1009 -1 ,_, 0 ;_ \ Jud,ge Refuses To End Jennifer .Porter's Probation SEE PAGE ?--A -_ 2009 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS CEREMONY The City of Tampa Black History Committee, Inc. held its 2009 Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 in the City Council Chambers. The Mistress of Ceremonies was Lenoir S. Russell. Scholarships were presented to: {from left) Chadwick Boyd, a senior at Bloomingdale High School; Tiara Clark, a $enior at Middleton High School; Denzel Brown, a Howard W. Blake senior; and Bernard {BK) Jackson, also a senior at Blake. Boyd arid Jackson were Janett S. Martin Scholarship recipients and Brown and Clark are recipients of the Florida Governmental Collaboration Organization Scholarship. The awards were presented by Celeste Gibbons-Peoples, Marvin Martin andDeputy Monique Devage (Photography by Brunson) Step Team CompetesOn BET's 106-&Park SEE PAGE 9-A Man. Pleads Not Guilty In Baby's Death SEE PAGE 23-A -Alumni To Honor Legends At Reunion SEE PAGE 6-A Locals Headline ComeQSbow SEE PAGE 17-B The Florida Sentinel Will Closed Monday, May In Observance Of Memorial Day


Features Judge Denies Request To End Probation Of Woman Who Killed Children BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor C On Thurs da y morning, Ms. f:E Jennifer Porter was u sh-ered into Court Room 22 of the Hillsborough County Courtho u se for a probation termination hearing. Attorney Barry Cohen represented her as he did during her o rigin a l trial. Attorney Cohen asked Judge Thomas Barber to refuse to be persuaded by public clamor. ... Judge (Emmett Lamar) Battle concluded that she didn't leave willfully, but suffered from acute stress disorder. Her brain went dead." Attorney Cohen also said "Ms. Porter has done everything required of her and has led an impeccable life. She's got herself together ... This is a routine thing, it happens all the time .... "She's not like these dregs that come before you day in and day out." Attprney Cohen also said ><( that the State Attorney's C Office normally doesn't object a: to such hearing. Assistant LL c z <( c (/) w ::J .... > a: w > w c w ::I: (/) :::i m ::J a. z i= w ..J ..J ::J Dl I ..J w z i= z w (/)

Feature Hillsborough Student Recovers After Hit Bv Truck On Tuesday morning, Shannon Moss was waiting to ride a HARTline bus to Hillsborough High School, where she's a sopho more. It was a regular routine for her, and this morning was no different than others. What would happen later could have been tragic. Shannon said her memories of that day are vague and cloudy, but she does remember some details. As the bus approached, Shannon said she dropped her I-Pod. "I was going to get on the bus, when I dropped my IPod. I picked it up, and dropped it again." Shannon said all she remembers after that was bending down to get her I Pod, and hearing someone blowing their horn. According to reports, Shannon was struck by a truck when she ran back into traffic to retrieve the I Pod. She sustained a fractured arm, deep laceration to her leg, and bruises to her face. She was hospitalized for her injuries and released later that day. Shannon's mother, Vertyle Moss, said God was with her, beca'use things ha.ve turned out a lot worse. "So many things go through your mind when you get a call that your child has been in an accident. The driver was shaken and called 9-1-1. He and the driver of the HARTline bus stayed with Shannon until the ambulance arrived." Shannon said she'll return to the hospital in a week to have stitches removed and for follow up treatment. Ms. Moss said prior to this accident, Shannon hadn't sustained any serious injuries. "Her siblings were shaken by this, and I texted them to lei them know she was alright. Her. father couldn't w .heh he found out. Even some of her classmates have checked on her." Ms. Moss said Shannon will be sore for a few days but should recover. "Again I say, God has blessed her. She's still in a lot of pain, and the medication makes her feel sleepy, so she's getting a lot of rest. I'm just glad it wasn't more serious." Ms. Moss said she's raised children as a foster parent, and treats them all as if they were her own. With SunTrust business solutions, efficiency is more than just a model. Inconvenience and unnecessary hassles shouldn't stand in the way of running your business at its peak. Sun Trust business solutions can help with a suite of online tools designed to help save time by maximizing cash flow, managing payroll, simplifying employee 401 (k) processing and making fewer trips to the bank. Because after all, time is money. To learn more, call 866.587.1780 or speak to your SunTrust banker. You can win a FREE year of Sun Trust business solutions and more.* Enter the Solid Performance Contest at suntrust.com/business. \I. SUNTRUST Cash Management Financing Solutions Retirement Solutions Deposit products and services are offered through Sun Trust Bank, Member FDIC. Securities and Insurance Products and Services: Are not FDIC or any other Government Agency Insured Are not Bank Guaranteed May Lose Value Sun Trust Banks, Inc., their affiliates and the directors, officers, agents and employees of any of its affiliates are not permitted to give legal or tax advice. Clients of any affiliates of SunTrust Banks, Inc. should consult with their legal and lax advisors prior to entering into eny financial transaction Sun Trust Online 401k provided in partnership with ePian Services. Inc. ePien Services, Inc Is not an affiliate of Sun Trust Banks, Inc 1!;>2009 Sun Trust Banks, Inc. Sun Trust is a federally regisiered service mark of Sun Trust Banks, Inc Live Solid. Bank Solid is a service mark of Sun Trust Banks, Inc 'No purchase or other obligation required to enter ., r-0 :tl 0 )> (/) m z ::! z m r-1 Ill c r rm -f z "tJ c Ill r en ::J: m 0 m < m :tl -< -f c m (/) 0 )> z 0 'TI :tl 0 ;g G) m w I )>


g Editorials I Columns :::; ( 2207 21st Avenue, Tamp a Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 ..., Published Every Tuesday and Friday By :iE FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., >=' Member ol N atio nal Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) <:( and Amalgamated Publishers, Inc New York C 1990 94 CP Time lnternational a: POSTMASTER : Send Address Change To: u. 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 1901-19n (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 of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Publisher. Where Is Evervbodv Elseil r_r.nsborough County Commissioner Rose Perlita is her name to a growing list of public offi-cials and celebrities who are coming out against bullying. Among those names are Gov. Charlie Crist, C State Attorney Mark Ober and President Barack Obama. We would add our names to that list. But as we do, we c pause for a moment, to ask you ifyou'lljoin us. And why Z not? For, we are told the disease ofbullying is by far more c( pandemic than any illness America faces anywhere in our nation. And the disease is preying primarily on our chil-e dren. en w According to national research, more than half of Amer-ican school children are, at least, on occasion, directly inrc volved in bullying, either as perpetrators, victims or w both. > There is also a new, more virulent strain ofbullying that W has taken its place on playgrounds and classrooms in ffi schools across our nation. We're referring to the scourge :I: of the so-called "don't-snitch" mentality. Perhaps, you've heard of this infection, air-borne from the prison culture. m Lurking in the shadows oflocker rooms, backs of buses :: and being transmitted by blogging, texting and other ll. high-tech means of infection, the warning not to snitch has doomed countless boys and girls into a no-win situaW tion of continuous terror. :I Psychologists explain the horrors brought on by not :: being able to hon'orably announce victimization is a '9 major reason for many of the bloody responses, which ..... w have occurred in too many American schools. We are Z also informed that children are not the only abusers or victims of bullying. Teachers and administrators are also w victims and victimizers of this quiet influenza that is cripcn piing our school system a day at a time. Therefore, we applaud County Commissioner Rose Fer-it lita. But we must also ask, "Where is everybody else?" 0 ..... LL I something You Should Think About I D o you have health insurance? Have you ever tried leaving town and getting your prescriptions filled for two or more weeks? No, you probably won't be able to have your filled BEFORE you leave unless it is within one or two days of the refill date. Several of our staff members have recently overheard horror stories about patients who had tried to have their prescriptions filled in advance because of travel One hapless patient iost a week's worth of medicine by dropping his medicine container in the dishwater. For his clumsiness, he was required to pay for a week's worth of medicine when he attempted to have his prescriptions refilled, a week too early. Another couple had planned a seven-day cruise and thought they might get their medicines refilled in advance because they would likely run out. Uh-uh! Bad idea! Snake-eyes are what they got! Our point is this. When it comes to the health-care in-dUstry, insurance companies need a dose of greater com< passion for patients, especially patients who must travel. o:t In fact, we wonder what pharmacy policies are for areas W prone to hurricanes when emergen,cy officials recome, mend residents have at least two weeks' medicine supc(ll. I py. Remembering The Fallen 0 n Monday, May 25th, the country will pay tribute to all of the soldiers. Memorial Day is an official holiday designed for this purpose. The first Me morial Day Observation, known as Decoration Day, dates back to May 5, 1866, when a ceremony was held in Waterloo, New York. This city is recognized as the offi cial birthplace of Memorial Day and the village was cred ited with being the place of origin. But, the term Memorial Day wasn't used until1882, and it wasn't until after World War II that the use of Memorial Day became widespread. In 1967, it was officially named Memorial Day by Federal law. On June 28, 1968, the United States legislature passed the Uniform Holidays Bill. It was at that time that the official day of recognition was changed to the last Mon day in the month of May, and created a three-day weekend. There is no script writftfn as ,fl : to how the observation should take place However, some standard ceremonial events include a national moment of remembrance that takes place at 3 p. m. Another tradition is to fly the U. S. flag at half mask from dawn until noon. This year, President Barack Obama will place a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, at Arlington National Cemetery. The Tomb contains the remains of unknown American soldiers from World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, and until 1998, the Vietnam War. Each year, veterans, family members, and members of the community celebrate the holiday in its own manner. They visit cemeteries and place flags on the graves of the fallen soldiers. They also place flowers or other decorations on the graves, have parades, picnics, barbecues, and other forms of celebra tion. Memorial Day originally began as a way of remember ing soldiers killed during the war. However, through the years, the tradition has changed to honor all de ceased veterans, both men and women, who died during the war or in peace times Catherine Mulurave Zimmermann And Interracial Marriages Decades ago while in high school, William Shakespeare rocked my world when I read Othello, the Moor of Venice, written in 1622 and learned that Othello and Desdemona were an interracial cou ple. Many of you remember how the entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr. rocked America's world when he married up and-coming movie star Mai Britt. Well, imagine my surprise when, while searcbing through Voyages: The Transatlantic Slave Database, I came across a few pictures and stories of Africans who were captured, sold into slavery and then freed. One of the stories involved former slave Catherine Mulgrave Zimmermann who was shown with her interracial family in 1851. Only when the institution of the European slave trade reared its ugly head did inter racial marriages create a stir and become as socially unacceptable and taboo. Granted, mar r iages between couples of different religious faiths had long been socially unacceptable. Anyway, it was interesting to read about Zimmermann and her life and her interracial marriage, in the mid 18oo's when interracial marriages were banned in sev eral countries and socially un acceptable. Named Gewe at birth, Mulgrave was "probably" born and raised in the seaport town of Luanda, a Portuguese port on the Angolan coast in 1827. Gewe was a descendant of a Christian family of African chiefs and of a mulatto mother. At the age of six, Gewe was .hicked along with a group of other children with offers of "goodies" if she and her play mates would come aboard the schooner slave-ship Heroina. During the slave ship's voyage to Cuba, the ship was destroyed in a storm off of Jamaica, killing many of the slaves. However, Gewe survived the storm. Because Jamaica was under British rule, at the time, and because an 1807 Act had abolished slavery in British ter ritories, Gewe and the other slave survivors were granted their freedom and were assigned as apprentices to British families. Thus, Gewe was given to the Jamaica governor s family, The Earl of Mulgrave. There she assumed the name of Catherine Mulgrave. Mulgrave was educated in a school run by Moravian mis sionaries and became a school teacher of freed slaves. Moreover, in 1842, she joined 40 other West African Chris tians who accepted the Basel Mission's offer to be "repatri ated to Akropong, Africa, on the Gold Coast. There, she mel and married George Thompson, had two children and per formed missionary work. Two years after divorcing Thompson, Mulgrave rocked the Basel Mission movement when she quietly married Johannes Zimmermann, a German missionary. Challenging the mission's policies on interracial socializing and marrying with out the Mission's permission, the Zimmermanns thwarted the mission's efforts to break up their marriage with the threat of bringing international CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


I The Loneliest Job In The world II Republican Scon At Bi-PartisanshiP I No, it isn't being a May-erwise clueless class." (Was he tag washer dryer retalking about FOX Television?) Republicans constantly for a seat on the. Supreme ther I don t know or :he Repairman. But believe Continued the National Repubtalk ab?ut h?w Court. The Republican public_an. Party doesn t know me; the loneliest job in the lican Committee Chairman, "I want bi-partisanship has already smd that they will what It IS. There are many world has GOT to be the chairknow how to develop a team" in Washington, D C. oppose whomever the presicitizens who believe that the man of the Republican Na-(Give him an A-plus!); "I know More and more every day, dent nominates Republicans' conduct isn't tiona! Committee. And the how to implement a plan" they do and say things to If these two issues are ex-about bi-partisanship. In-man in the. world (Give ;:-plus!), show that it is only a big joke amples of a party seeking bistead, it is about the 'e'l!'!ctions must mdeed, be Michael and de!Iver VIctory .. Cis. that and a political ploy by that partisanship, then I say we of 2010 and 2012. as a out of touch group. No mat-don't need bi-partisanship. President Obama has d Did hyou hhear him, thke.othter pizza?) .,!hal? ctodnfitJhdenRt m ter what President Barack The examples don't stop made it clear that he wants ay, w en e was spea mg o JOUrney, o_as e e epu 1-. some Republican supporters cans' man of Steele," because Obama and the Democratic Remember the. pres I-welcomes up in Maryland, which is where I am taking it with you" Congress do, Re-dent s budget? The entire Reship. He has also made It he's from? I'll say one thing for ("YOU??" You, who??) Said publicans are opposed. publican Party opposed the clear that the current state of Michael Steele. The man has Steele, "I gain strength in this For an example, the Re-budget proposal1 but none the economy and the suffer-"T1 heart. But that day, his heart journey because I gain it from publicans know that health-offered anything constructive ing of American citizens, r-seemed to be in his throat, and you!" (There he goes again!) care for all is a big ticket item to help. needs immediate attention. for good reason. "Our Renaissance has begun," on the president's agerida. Excuse me. The elephant He has no time to play games 0 Frazier ,s!eele in a Yet, I watched a congresdid offer a budget that had with the Republican-Party > weighed :n agamst Muham-vmce. Our he sional committee discuss the absolutely no figures. Then The Republican Party needs en mad Ah any one man before us, and our cause IS true health care issue. Some of the Republican Party showed to understand that bi-parti-been so heavily outnumbered today, as when we first began -4 in terms of public opinion, as in 13 54,, And from the hal-Amenca s top Its by votmg sanship not mean Z has Michael Steele whenever cony, a lone custodian dropped were there answermg sohdly agamst the the mmonty party gets. Its m he goes on the attack against a bucket questiOns. Republicans and the entire way. In Amenca, the maJor-r;-President Barack Obama. Then came Steele's concluTo my surprise, not a sincountry agree that our econity still rules. It is an effective However, later for the cheapsion. Doffed in a ten-gallon hat gle republican asked a quesomy is in bad shape and party that can get their good r-shots! Don't even mention the he borrowed from Ronald tion or made a comment. I needs to be revived. Yet, the ideas adopted in spite of fact Michael Steele is Black. Reagan, Michael "Make-Mywas shocked by this group Republican Party opposes being in the minority. The ::::! The card, this time Da( Y?deled who wants nothing but bieverything the president and Republicans need to stop Z around, Is least of the reatrails to h1s hootmg contmgent partisanship. his staff tries to do. playing politics and begin to "'0 sons why Michael Steele and who swooned as he drawled, President Obama will Somebody doesn't know look out for the interest of ffi the Maytag repairman have "So, in the best spirit of Presit d d t h t b t' h E' th Am 1 C much in common. dent Reagan, 'IT'S TIME TO soon nomma e a can I a e w a I:-par Isans Ip IS. I-e encan peop e. en One thing they have in com-SADDLE UP AND RIDE!" :I: m mon is that the machines they (Yee-Hawww!) He said, "Our c represent simply don't work country needs us. Thank you anymore. Why don't they and May God bless you!" work? The answer is clear. The Then, looking every bit like machines are outdated! No an African American version of doubt, the GOP knows that. John Wayne with glasses, For, if it didn't know it, a Black Michael "Clint-Eastwood" man would be about as apt to Steele got on his hoss makrepresent the Republican Party ing certain not to upset animal as Sponge Bob would be by rights activists by digging his representing the NAACP. plastic spurs into the boss's Yes, the Republican Party flanks. Then he rode off toward knows right well, that its house a waiting elevator, somewhere is on fire. And if a balding Black in the wings. man can put out the flame, or In a wilderness of rabid at least start a brighter flame, Rush Limbaughs and recuthen so much the better. perating Newt Gingriches, But Steele does indeed, have Michael Steele is fun! Is he his job cut out for him And for real? Well, I wouldn't say some of the things he's said, that. But just as Joe Frazier most recently, haven't enbrought us countless moments deared him with the folks who of excitement as he tried republish "America's Greatest peatedly to climb Mt. MuhamQuotes." mad Ali, we too shall watch Take, for instance, the gath-Mr. Michael Steele as he ering in Maryland where struggles to recreate what once Steele spoke. He said, "Odds, was known, not as the Party of as I told you before, don't scare Burke, Buckley or Reagan, me. I am used to working but once was known as the against the odds imposed on us Party of Lincohi! Like I said, by critics, pundits and the othit's a lonely job! Black American Insight from page 4 attention to the mission's racist policies. Together, Catherine and Johannes had six chil dren, established a school for girls and conducted missionary work in Ghana. After a long marriage, they retired to Ger many where Johannes died in 1876. After Johannes' death, Catherine returned to her home, on the Gold Coast where she herself would die, in 1891. That Catherine Mulgrave entered into and maintained an interracial marriage during the height of slavery, Reconstruc tion and Jim Crow, an era when Blacks, dared not publicly date whites is noteworthy. Thank goodness, today, couples ho longer experience the social stigma that existed during Mulgrave's lifetime (maybe). Harambee! For whatever reason, some of us have al lowed ourselves to succumb to the addiction of drugs. It's one thing to use drugs, and another thing to allow them to tise you. Most addicts burn so many bddges behind them, they can never be merided. Their families don't trust them, their old friends flip them off, and their fellow _addkts only ; I want them around if they ') ; l nave drugs or can get some Sometimes when we see them wandering the streets, we tend to disassociate our selves. We stand on our high horse and look down on them as being dirty, diseased people who need to be segre gated. Drug addicts are people in spite of their problem. They still need to sleep and eat, and have a place to live. They may put aside their personal "T1 J:l c hygiene, but they are aware ety's cast outs. Think of them of what needs to be done to more as people who chose sustain themselves outside of the wrong way tq so lye their the addiction, problem s. Thin .k. of them as Some addicts find people people who want to easy so. who feel sorry for them, and lutions instead of working to convince these people to find the right solutions allow them inside their None of us can make an homes. That's not, a good addict stop using drugs. That' .I.dea. 'Li v' lt. .. ..... <> i t d ., .. v t'" ecJSIOn. One aspect of drug addicJust don't up on them, tion I'll neve_r u_ri_derstan? 11lP.1q A\W> how as,y-ou don t understa .nd nne at feeding their addichow any mother., can put tion. drugs before raising their Keep in mind, addicts are clever people. They will try to make you feel sorry for them, and they will tly to offer you what they think you want just to get what they want. children. Whatever the circum stances may be, we can't judge them It's not for us to do. We just need to offer them as much understanding as we can and remember they suffer form some of the same desires and temptations as the rest of us. When you see an addict, don 't' think of them as sociInstead of hating drug ad dicts, understand them, and just remember they are peo-;g ple. They may have prob-G') m lems, but they are people, <1'1 and we can t forget that. >


8 Local N I------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------C\1 Middleton High Alumni Will Honor Tiger 'legends' During Reunion :E Whe n the Middleton c S e ni o r High School Alumni a: A ssoc iation, Inc cel ebrates U.. the s chool's 75th annive r-sary June 25-28, it will pay tribute to 3 Tiger s who have made tre m e ndous contribu tion s to the Tampa community f o r ove r 5 d e cades Middletonians Rev. Abraham Brown ( Cla ss of 1946), Mrs. Ruth Harvey Brown ( Cla s s of 1949 ) and Coach Billy Reed ( Class of 1949 ) will receive awards. Rev. Brown wi ll be honor e d Saturday June 27th, 9:30 a. m at the DoubleTree Hotel 4500 W Cypress St., during the Teachers' Breakfast Mrs. Brown and Coach Reed will be recognized during the Scholarship Banquet later that same evening, 6 p m. c at the hotel. a: Ticket information for u.. both events is listed in an C advertisement in this issue Z You may also call All-Class < Reunion Chairman Fred Hearns for more informaC tion, (813) 991-7981. f3 Rev. Brown attended :;::::) Florida A&M University 1-and in 1972 earned a fC Master's degree from there. W He worked in the [j Hillsborough County Public C School District for 38 years. w The first 23 of those years :X: he was a coach and teacher en REV. ABRAHAM BROWN at Middleton and Blake High Schools His 1969 football team at Blake won a state football championship. Middleton's stadium is named for him. He later became an administrator at Chamberlain High School. Rev. Brown is married to Altamese Brown and he is the father of Ouida L., Kimberly Blount and Vanessa Bennett. His grandchildren are Vedressa, Abraham, Pierce Blount, Miles Bennett, Morgan Bennett, and his greatgrandchildren are Jaylen, Wayne, Raleigh and Jzsleigh. Founder of the Prison Crusade now Abe :arown Ministries -Rev. Brown MRS. RUTH HARVEY BROWN was inspired to start this ministry after visiting one of his former players in prison. He was also pastor of First Baptist Church of College Hill from 1993 until his retirement last year. Mrs. Brown, the oldest daughter born to Perry C. and Mabel T. Harvey, Sr., played basketball for Booker T Washington and Middleton High's Girls' teams. She majored in English and minored in Spanish at. Spelman College and graduated in 1953. She earned a Master's degree from Columbia University in 1959 and became a teacher at College Hill Elementary School and Brownie Troop Leader. She earned an advanced degree :::i ID ::::) ll. z j::: A-A-A Attorney Referral Service, Inc. w ..1 ..1 ::::) ID ..:.. w z j::: z w en a: 0 ..1 u.. < I CD w 1 OO's Of Attorneys Statewide Pre-Screened & Interviewed Statewide 110\JRs GET THE SUPPORT YOU NEED CRIMINAL DEFENSE Felonies Misdemeanors Traffic Ticket Defense DUI Suspended License Drug Charges White Collar Fraud Embezzlement Battery Parole Bond Hearings Juvenile Law Search & Seizure Parole/Probation MARITAL LAW Divorce Contested/Uncontested Custody Alimony Modifications Visitation Pre-Nuptials Paternity Name Change Restraining Orders ESTATE PLANNING Wills, Probates Estates, Trusts Power Of Attorney Guardiam.:Up Eldex J -v ClVIL MAnERS Business/Corporate COntract Disputes Corporate Set Up Real Estate/ Commercial & Residential Condo Association Employment Law Sexual Harassment Civil Litigation BUDUPTCY Chapters 7, 11, 13 Foreclosures Reposessions T-ax biens & bvy Collections Auto Bike Boat Condo Bar All Accident Injuries Trauma Cases Medical Malpractice Rape/Assault Slip & Fallin Apartments Hotels Shopping Centers Poor Security Child Injuries Mall Parking Lot Cruise Ship Waterway Watercraft Dog Bites Nursing Home Ahuse & Negligence PERSONAL INJURY Workers Compensation 1-800-133-lEGAl 1 Boo 133 5342 Beforeyoudec1detohrrea Lawyer to whom you ace being referred, aak that Lawyer for qualilicationa and experience in writing. COACH BILLY REED from the University of Florida in 1975 and became principal at Jackson Heights Elementary School. She retired in 1986 after 32 years as an educator Mrs. Brown met her lifelong friend, Mrs. Marie Sheehy, at College Hill Elementary and they joined La San Souci Bridge Club, where they helped put on the Junio-r Cotillion Ball for many years. She married Pharmacist Calvin Brown (deceased), owner of College Hill Pharmacy. She helped the Middleton High Alumni get established by offering College Hill Pharmacy's ser vices free of charge for many years. Mrs. Brown is a member of numerous organizations, including NAACP, Friends of the Libraries, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and Law ln : Middleton 49'er s Alumni G r oup. A life-lo ng m e mb e r of F i r s t B aptis t Church of W est T ampa, s h e is the mothe r of Darele Brown Campbell and the g randmothe r of Lauren and GL"egory. Coach Reed, w h o was a n all-confe r e n ce athle t e in f ootball, bask etba ll and baseball in hi g h s chool a nd college, graduated f rom Florida A&M University after a stint in the milit a r y He taught and coach e d in the Hillsborough County School District for 40 years, retiring in 1994 Th e base ball stadium a t Hillsborough High School bears his name. His final team at Middleton was undefeated and he remains a loyal Tiger Athletic Booster Club member He is a member of the FAMU Sports Hall of Fame, the Florida Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame, Hillsborough County Sports Club Hall of Fame and the Tropicana Field Walk of Fame. A member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, the Knights of Peter Claver, the New Horizon of Men and the Middleton High Alumni Association, Coach Reed and his wife, Dorothye, are the parents of Monica Benton and Dori Blanc, and grandparents of Kendal, Alexandria and Eric. Criminal Defense Family Law Personal Injury Attornev & Counselor A.t Law Point Office Pnrk HXH4 N. Dale 1v1ahrv; Suite 101 Tampa Rorida J3618 (813)269-9706 Fax:(813)960-0641 The hllmg of:. bwye r 1 s :m d.:cisiou tha! shon l d l\Vt be 11(tst-J solt:iy li JX.'ll B efort J<.-11 ask t l'i lo SC'ud ycu fr.:: e m il( en iniurrtt.""ll w n Nlf ':tml i ficlt i<.o:.ts and c.>. pn.ietK'e WpRKERS' COMPENSATION CIVIL SERVICE I UNION GRIEVANCE BANKRUPTCY -Chapter 7 ($500 Plu1 CostJ) 505 East .Jackson St. Suite il303 ...,....... Building Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 387-7724 BANKRUPTCY REAL ESTATE LAW FAMILY LAW




en Local C'i C\1 == >-a: u. Phi Beta Siuma Fraternitv, Inc., To Host Annual Banquet The Tampa Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., in conjunction with The Crescent Foundation, Inc., (The Foundation), a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit organization, will host the 4th Annual Scholarship and Community Awards Banquet on Saturday, June 13th, beginning at 12 p.m. The banquet will be held at the University of South Florida, Marshall Center Ballroom, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue. The Honorary Chairman and Mistress of Ceremony is Ms. Erica Riggins, News Anchor for Bay. News 9. Ricky Thomas, and Tight End Coach for the C Indianapolis Colts is the a: Keynote Speaker. Tickets U. are available. C The Foundation targets :i young males, ages 13 > through 18, and provides

Local Tampa Step Team Competes On 106th & Park Entrepreneur To Host Pre-Memorial oavBash BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor A Tampa step team is asking members of the community to tune in, and then log on to cast a for them on Wednesday, May 27th. The group will com pete on BET's (Black Enter tainment Network) 106th & Park's Wild-Out Wednesday competition. The show will be broadcast live from New York City, from 6 p.m. until 7:30p.m., and the Tampa All Stars will compete against two other teams. View ers will have the opportunity to log on to www.BET.com and click on the icon for Wild-Out Wednesday to cast their votes between 6 p m. and 8 p.m. For those who do not have access to the Internet, a telephone number will be provided to cast votes once the show be gins. The theme for the night is "Male Step Teams" and each group must have 6 to 8 males in their group. The Tampa All Stars are locally known as the Theta Phi Beta Community Step Team. Alex Kelly, founder and leader of the or-Participate in our free Home Energy Audit energy-saving light bulbs Alex Kelly, far left (standing) and seven of his step team members will compete during 106th & Park's Wild-Out Wednesday on BET Network. ganization said, "We will perform for one minute and fif teen seconds. It may not seem like a long time, but when you're giving it all you have, it does seem like a long time." The 8-member group con sists of Kelly, Frankie Atkins, Richard Roberts, Dwight Reed, Quevon Butler, Windell Nelson, Stevie Brooks, and its only female competitor, Ms. Elicia Arkliss. The steppers range iri age from 18 to 25. "We are asking people to watch the show and then cast a vote for our team. The winner for the night will receive $sao. All of the winners will be in vited back to perform at a later date," he said Last year, Theta Phi Beta Community Step Team com peted in the Disney National Step Team and plans to com pete again this year. Steppers under Kelly's di rection range in age from 8 to 25. He recently opened enroll ment for those 8-21 to join the organization. Anyone seeking additional in formation can contact Kelly at (813) 918-4822. On Friday, May 22nd, from 6 p.m., unti11o p.m., a Pre Memorial Day Bash will be held at a St. Petersburg Hotel. The event will be complete with festivities, ac tivities, and entertainment. Ms. Marie West, Pro moter and spokesperson for Mosley Hotel, 401 34th Street North, St. Petersburg, said a live bikini competition will be held and DJ Shurefire will be on hand to pro vide the entertainment. Some of the entertainers slated to appear includes Dave Morris, Black Boy, Skitzserena, Smoothington Hines, GBT Entertainment, and Brickhouse. Ms. West said in addition to the entertainment, there will be free food, and free drinks. The Mosley Hotel has deep roots in St. Petersburg, the We can help you find the balance between comfort and conservation. late Julius Mosley Sr., an entrepreneur, opened its doors in the 1940s with the concept of providing quality and affordability to the com munity. After his death, the hotel closed. However, four years ago, Julius Mosley, Jr., re-opened the establishment utilizing the same concept of his father. The establish ment is family owned and operated. The Mosley Motel is a full service extended stay motel. It offers spacious efficien-0 cies. The rooms are equipped with appliances, > wireless Internet service and free cable and HBO to all z rooms. Each room also comes with a private tele phone with free calls. The hotel is also gated and close to bus lines, beaches, shop ping and the downtown area. z m r I Ill c: r r m :::! z c: Ill c CJ) ::I: m 0 m < m ::xJ -< c:: m CJ) 0 )> z 0 ., ::xJ 0 Balancing the comforts of.life with the need to save energy is easier with conservation progr ams like Tampa Electric's free Home Energy Audit. Just for participating, eight free compact fluorescent light bulbs. Learn more about this and other conservation programs, including Heating and Cooling, Ductwork and more, at tampaelectric.com. Our energy-efficiency programs are some of the many ways we're balancing increased demands for electricity with our commitments to affordable rates and environmental stewardship We utilize diverse fuel sources, continue to explore renewable energy options and are making a 1 0-year ; $1. 2 billion investment in cleaner processes and technology By working together, we can all do our part.


Q) g Local Senator Selected To Join Global Women leaders The numbers are stagger ing. According to the U. S. Department of State, roughly Soo,ooo men, women and children are trafficked across international borders each year, held captive in the inter national sex trade or forced into labor situations throughout the world. Now, one of Florida's fore most advocates for stronger sanctions against human traffickers and better protec tions for their victims has been selected to join top po licy makers from around the world in an upcoming summit on the issue. SENATOR ARTHENIA JOYNER Senator Arthenia Joyner (D-Tampa) is one of just three female state law makers tapped from the United States by the Center for Women Policy Studies to participate in the 2009 Glob alPOWER program later this spring in Washington D.C. GlobalPOWER is an inter nationally recognized program that supports a network of powerful women policy makers from around the wor1d who are committed to using their influence to ad vance women's human rights. Deltas Host Mav Week Activities c The Tampa Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host its annual a: May Week activities on Sunday May 24, 2009 through Sunday, May 31, 2009. May Week is a traLL ditional Delta program that emphasizes each chapter's scholastic achievements, educational opportunities and encourages the attainment of higher scholarship within the community. a: w > w c w ::r: (J) :::i m :::: Q. z i= w ..J ..J :::: m I ..J Nominees Sought For Disabilitv Advocacv ,Awards The Hillsborough County Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities is seeking nominations for the An nual Disability Advocacy Awards, which honors local individuals arid organizations that have con tributed to improving the lives of people living with disabilities in Hillsborough County. The award winners will be recognized at the July 25 Disability Awareness Expo at MOSI, 4801 E. Fowler Ave., in Tampa. The event wi11 take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. w 1------------------------------------------------------------------z i= z w (J)

Government News Hillsborough Countv Offices Close For Memorial oav Flood Insurance Rates Drop For Tampa Residents The majority of Hillsbo rough County offices will close Monday, May 25, 2009, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. These offices include the ad ministrative offices of County government, such as neighborhood service cen ters, Head Start centers, and senior centers and nutrition sites. The court system of the Clerk of the Circuit Court will also be closed. Fire Rescue Administra tion and the Fire Marshal's office will close May 25. All emergency services will con tinue without interruption. All recreation centers and playgrounds will close May 25 and reopen the next day. Regional parks will remain open throughout the holi day. Library Services will close May 25 and reopen the next day for t ts regularly scheduled hours. The Temple Terrace Library will be closed May 24 and May 25. There will be no residential solid waste collection serv ices, which includes collection of household garbage, yard waste and recycling. County residents may set out twice as much on their next c6I1ection day for these items. Aniimi.l Services will close May 23 25, but a limited number of field personnel will be on call for emergen cies only at 813-744-5660. The shelter will reopen May 26 for its normally sche duled public hours: Front counters open at 10 a.m. and the animal surrender gate opens at 11 > a.m. For more information, Hillsborough InfoLine will be open throughout the hol iday at 813-272-5900. PRESENTS The premium costs for the over 26,000 households in the City of Tampa with flood insurance policies has just gotten lower. Due to efforts of several City of Tampa depart ments, residents will see a de crease in their standard flood policy rates. The Community Rating System, which is adminis tered by the Federal Emer gency Management Agency (FEMA), awards points to a community for the activities it undertakes to address flooding and other hazards. The City of Tampa has been awarded a Class 6 rating, which will reduce residents' premiums by 20 percent off the standard policy rates. Ratings directly affect Tampa residents, not only be cause they reflect increased efforts to reduce flooding, but better ratings translate into lower costs for flood insur ance. Each rating level below Class 10 reduces flood insur ance costs by five percent. Policyholders were receiving an average discount of $105 off the standard flood policy rates. On May 1, 2009 that dis count jumped up to an aver age of $142 per policy. The total savings amount to al most $3 7 million p e r year for flood insurance policy hold ers in the city. This is among the highest average savings in the nation. Many recipients of these savings do not even know they receive them and are unaware of the City's ef forts to reduce their policy costs. To find out more about flood zones, visit the Stormwater Department atwww.tampagov.net. For more information, please contact Stormwater Director Chuck Walter at.(813) 2748771 or via e-mail at chuck.walter@tampagov.net. WISHING YOU A SAFE & HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND! .. SundayJune21,20096PM Crowne Plaza VOTE NQW FOR YOUR FATHER OF THE YEAR!!! Your N :ame: Your Telephone Number: ______ Candidates Name: ________ Candidates Telephone Number: ____ Tampa Westshore 5303 West Kennedy Boulevard Tampa, Florida Featuring 2009 Father of the Year Award Presentation Food and Edu-Tainment 100 Black Men ofTampa Bay Pinning Ceremony Corne Event and Treat Your Father to an ExtraordinarY the Entire Family will Enjoy!!! Tickets are only $30 per individual or $50 per couple Reserve Your Seat Online at www.1 OObmtb.org Tune in and Listen Live to WTMP 1150AM/96.1 FM for Date with the Doctor Hosted by James Cole and Dr. Ayer-Cole Sunday Mornings @ 830 for your Chance to win Free Tickets The 100 Black Men ofTampa Bay operates under the 4 for the Future initiatives; Mentoring, Education, Economic Development, Health and Well ness Which of these areas does your Candidate most qualify for? _Mentoring _Education _Economic Development _Health and Well ness Tell us about your Candidate, and why is he the best fit fol' the 2009 Father of the Year. Entries Must Be Submitted by: June 7, 2009 Submit Your Entries Online by going to www.1 OObmtb.org or Mail Form to: 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay 3837 Northdale Blvd #165 Fl 33624 "T1 :::0 0 )> s: N _!\) N 0 0 (0 r 0 :::0 c )> en m z ::::! z m .r;-. m c: r r m ::::! z "'C c: m r en :I: m 0 m < m :::0 -< c: m en 0 )> z 0 "T1 :::0 c


Local ml 'lose 2 Dress Sizes In 10 Minutes' At Health, Wealth And Self-Image Showcase c a: u. c a: u. c z < c en w ... ii: W > w c w J: en ::::i D. a. z ti ..J ..J m ..J w z i= z w en < c a: 0 ..J u. < I C\1 ,... On S aturday, May 23, 2009 c e l ebrity fashion s tylist, Sakeya DonaldsonJudge will host the Los e 2 Dre ss Size s In lO Minutes H ealth, Wealth And S e lfImage Showcase." The e vent will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn,. 1700 E. 9th Av. e. in Ybor City. T.here will be three showcases : 12 noon 3 p. m and 6 p m. All are free to the public "I decided to bring this Sakeya Donaldson-Judge, actress Nicole Parker of Soul Foodand celebrity hair stylist, Derrick James. ISAAC ANTHONY -LANE The Youngest Son Of Elder : TheOdis Lane And Mother Wanda Will Be Giving His Trial Sermon > S _unday, May 24, 2009 3:00P.M. At The Greater New Salem Baptist Church 1605 N. Nebraska Avenue Pastor, Elder T. Lane The Public Is Invited! HOSTED B:Y: RESTORATION MIN ELDER DAVID R. WATKINS, SENIOR FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CALL (813 Baptist Church 26o6 West Grace Street Tampa, FL 33607 PastorT. D. Leonard ANNUAL GRADUATION SERVICE Sunday, May 24, 2009 u:ooA.M. Theme: How To Be A Happy Graduate In A Sad World -Proverbs 3:13-14 ,., Guest Pastor ,., PASTOR RUSSELL ODOM Atlanta, Georgia produc t and showcas e to Tampa b ecause of its many healt h and financial benefits," says Ms. DonaldsonJudge. "I was introduced to Ardyss International about 5 months ago and it has changed my both professionally and financially. "I have been a celebrity fashion stylist for 6 years and I have worked with all kinds of reshaping garments ... and none even come close to the Body Mag!c. Not only does it drop you 23 dress -sizes, but it stimulates weight loss as .well," she further explained. Ardyss International makes an entire .of reshaping garments. Ms. Donaldson-Judge says a lot of her celebrity cJients use Ardyss products she introduced it to Lisa Wu Hartwell from The R eal Housewive s o ( Atlanta is on:e of her sat-iSfied clients. "I worked vlith Lisa and her husband, Etd during the taping of the second season. I styled Lisa for some' events and also styled her "Closet Freak" Fashion Show. I introduced them to Atdyss products and they were hooked." Ms. Donaldson-Judge counts actress Nicole Ari Parker (Soul Food) and husband, actor Boris Kodjoe as Ardyss lovers There is also a financial benefit. Ar\_iyss International Compensati'on Plan allows its members to supplement their incomes If you want to drop 2," dress sizes in 10 minutes or change your current finan cial situation, please come out on Saturday, May 23, 2009 for the free showcase. For more information, contact thininten@yahoo&Qll, contact local distributors 'Robyn Donaldson at hairbyrobyn@yahoo.com. Mona Judge, cemorys i@aol.com. Sandra Donaldson, sthd418@yahoo.com or DaNitra Thompson a t In The Spotlight MITAL As this week's Spotlight feature, we bring you the lovely Matil. Matil loves hanging out with her friends, and has no problem noticing you when she's out in public. This young lady has plans for her future, and she assures you that you will be hearing more from her when the time is right. Matil enjoys having a good time, and is careful to maintain a level of respect about herself and those around her. When it comes to the man in her life Matil said he must be handsome, confident, respectful, and have goals set for his future. Congratulations to Matil as this week's Spotlight feature Juno 15 Augm:t 7:30am 6:00pm Only $60.00 por wook por l!hild $ 25 4Jil!&t&9 Ages 6 Call For MorQ lnfo:(813) 310-2820 AWESOMEI A MIRACLE BREAKTHROUGH MINISTRY Not Just A Church Revival, But An Outpouring Upon All Flesh The Powerful Presence Of God. Come See ematnstrater-1!1! Bring All The Sick, Distressed, Wheelchair Stretcher Cases LOCATION: Martin Luther King & 69th Street (West Of Orient), Tampa, FL DATE & TIME: May 26-30, 10:30 a. m. & 7:30 p. m.


All About You OZAREYA, OZUNEYAAnd OMAREYA Yes, we would like to take this time to wish our beautiful daughters, Ozareya and Omareya a happy birthday. They will be celebrating their wonderful day on Saturday at Williams Park with family and friends. Love always, your little sister, Ozuneya; and of course your mom and dad, LaQuita and Otis. SHONCRUMP Newborn SHONCRUMP At 13 Years Old Look who turned 13, May 20th! Shon Crump, our Honor Student at Greco Middle School. May God bless you with many more. Keep up the good work. Happy 1st birthday to m y one and only grandson, Omari Johnson. From, your mom, Samantha, dad, Reko, grandmother, Latasa Williams, uncle, Willie Gant, III, and great grandparents, Jeryll and Madeline Cook. We love you. To all th students o Mende Center an East Henr Academy, may you have a wonderful and joyous summer vaca tion!!! Nurse Ray. Queens 01 Mav AMARA WILLIAMS MaytS ANNA SMITH -May21 THIS dNL'Y'!_IT!! (05/23/2009) I I_ :-. -"' 7:00 P.M. 1.0:00pM. I I -$100.00 FOIR UR1T0 PEOPLE 8443 N. FLORIDA AVE. 7/ PH' 813.930.620Q TAMPA, FL 33604 ( FAX: 813.930.6208 FloridaDepartment of Transportation Stimulus IWformational Meeting Tampa, Florida -May 27, 2009-Biackmon Roberts-Group, Inc. has been requested by The Florida Department of Transportation (FOOT) District Seven to host an upcoming Info-rmational Meeting/Matchmaker for two (2) Economic Stimulus Projects on Wednesday, May 27, from 9:{)0 a.m.-to 12:30 p.-m. and 1 :30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The meetings: will.ae heltf at the Univer sity of South Florida Marshall Student CenteF ,on 4202 E Fowler Ave, MSC 4100 Tampa, FL 33620 (Parking will be at the Cres cent Parking Garage-$4.00 fee). All contfactors, consultants, arid potential contractors/consultants who are interested in contracting with the FOOT are welcome. Registration is required. For information: www.blackmonroberts.com Contact: Blackmon Roberts Group, Inc. Phone: 1-877-450-3237 or (863) 802-1280 ll s: 1\) I\) 1\) 0 0 <0 r-0 JJ c l> CJ) m z ::j z m r;aJ c:: r rm ..... z ., c:: aJ r-c;; :J: m c. m < m JJ -< ..... c:: m CJ) c l> z c ., JJ c


m r------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Spurts c a: u.. c z < c en w ::J t-fi: w > w c en :J m ::J a. z i= w ..J ..J ::J m _j w z i= z w en a: 0 ..J u.. 18th Annual Track And Field Classic Planned BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Several years ago, Samuel "Nate" Johnson formed a track and field competition event for area children. The purpose of hosting the event and inviting other cities to participate was to promote track and field among Tampa youngsters. Since its inception in 1991, the event known as BAYTAF, (Bay Area Youth Track And Field, Inc.), has hosted a track and field competition during Memorial Day Weekend. This year, the event will take place May 22nd through May 24th, at the Sam Horton Stadium at Jefferson High School, 4401 W. Cypress Street. Johnson, who is also the Meet Director for the competition .said, "In addition to providing an event so that local youngsters don't have to travel, we feel this is a good way for youngsters to be active." H e further stated that this year, a new division has been added. The Pee Wee Division is for youngsters 6 years and under. They will compete in the 55m, 200m, long jump, and shot-put events. ''This group is for toddlers up to six-year-olils. We're not pushing competition at Nate Johnson is shown at the BAYfAF Track and Field Competition. He founded the event 18 years ago. this age and the standards won't apply, but are going to recognize them. They come to practice with their older brothers and sisters and they want to do what they do. It's a good way for them to be active," Johnson said. He said there are 30 to 40 youngsters registered from cities ranging from Miami to Tallahassee, as well as some from out of state. As a result of adding this new division, the Primary Division is now composed of 7 and 8 year olds, only. Youngsters involved in -track and field are required to travel to other cities to compete in various meets. Johnson created BAYTAF to promote the sport and allow youth to compete with athletes around the state and the country. Proceeds from the event helps offset the cost of local youngsters to attend those events. Johnson said participants in BA YTAF travel to Tampa from the Southeastern United States as well as throughout Florida and the Caribbean Islands. Prior to creating BAYTAF, Johnson founded the Christian Cruisers Youth Track and Field Ministry in 1986. The purpose of the organization, that started with his children and quick ly grew to include neighborhood youngsters, is to promote keeping youngsters healthy and active, to help them develop into skilled athletes, and to properly train them in the sports they wish to pursue. The meet will feature Open and Masters Competition on Friday, and on Saturday and Sunday, local athletes will compete as well as National AAU/USATF age group champions on an international competition. The event is open to the public For additional information visit the website at www.BAYTAF.org, or contact Johnson at (813) 2328788. ON, P .. A .. Community Focused Areas Of Practice: Criminal Defense DUI, Felony, Traffic Personal Injury Auto Accidents, Slip & Fall Medical Malpractice Give Us A Call At: (813) 221-4454 501 E. Kennedy Blvd. Darnell E. Ingram, PA., Cory J. Person, Esq. & Suite 715 Tampa, F:;lorida : : -:.: :: i ::. : ;!1!: ,: \ i :, ',_ : : Delano S. Stewart, PA. Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Lawyer w::: / \ To our You" The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. Should Michael Vick Be Allowed To Plav In The NFl;J After serving almost two years in federal prison, Michael Vick was freed Wednesday to return to his home in Hampton, Virginia. On Friday, he'll be reporting to his probation officer to start his 3-year probationary period. A few area sports enthusiasts were asked if they thought Vick should return to the NFL. These are their responses. Former Super bowl Chicago Bear player and All Sports Community Services founder, Tyrone Keys: "I think he should be definitely allowed to come back. He's paid his debt to society and .,.," a second chance." "I hope this time he will utilize his status to represent himself in a repented mariner and prepare himself for the real test." Keys said he thinks the team who gets him should take full advantage of his talent inside and outside of football. "I still think he can be a leader, and he definitely should continue to play qmirterback. He revolutionized the game because he's such a threat. I look for great things from him." "Michael Vick has repented, accepted his punishment, and stood tall like a man. I want our youth to see how you can overcome adversity." Retired Boys And Girls Club leader, Wilds: "Yes, he should be allowed to come back. That' s why we have a criminal justice system. Otherwise, what purpose of the Many have done a lot worse and just like them, he should be able to keep his job." "I think his skills will b e fine, but just getting reaccustomed to the speed of the game will be his toughest test. His maturity level should be better. He also should go where he'll be allowed to play the game, and I think he should be what he's always been, and that's a quarterback." Wilds said some coaches stay out of football a long time and they are allowed to come back, so it should be no different for Vick. "Society shouldn't punish him, because the system has already done that." Former high school coach, Charles "Chuck" McDonald: "I feel he definitely should be allowed to return. I've heard some rumors about him coming back at other L---=--_. positions, and I still have issues with the situation that got him in trouble, because it was blown out of proportion by the media." McDonald said there were a lot more big name NFL players involved in this and he feels Vick was the fall guy for all of them. "He's a gifted athlete and I hope he hasn't lost much. He fell on the sword, paid his dues, and he should be allowed to co_me back." "He accepted and admitted his responsibility on the entire issue, and now it's time to move on. I don't' think he's a bad person, and some guidance, he1ll be fine. Just let him play and I think he'll silence a lot of critics." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. LAURA FERGUSON Need To Sell Your Home But You Owe Too Much On Your Home? ALWYNN Realtor. {813) 546-3552 G) .. Call Us, We Can Help! {813) 220-5461 Specializing In Foreclosures & Investment Properties MRMONEYPAWNBROKERS Gold Jewelry Diamonds Guns Cameras Tools Cars Boats Electronics 3315 East Hillsborough Tampa (813) 238-3600 ''\"Y. OPEN 364 DAYS '' *TAX & PAYROLL CHECKS CASHED* Mon. -Fri. 9 a.m. -To 9 p.m Sat. -Sun. 9 a.m. To 6 p.m.


Sports lick left Prison Belore Dawn To Beuin Home Confinement MICHAEL VICK RICHMOND, Va. -Suspended NFL star Michael Vick left a Kansas prison before dawn Wednesday to begin home confinement in Virginia, one of his attorneys said, the latest step on a journey that Vick hopes will lead to his reinstatement. Vick, who turns 29 in June, slipped undetected past waiting cameras and reporters to leave a federal penitentiary in Leavenworth after serving 19 months for financing a dogfighting ring. He was headed to Virginia by car to begin two months of home confinement at his five-bedroom house in Hampton before a scheduled released from federal custody on July 20. He was accompanied by his fiance, Kijafa Frink, and they were traveling back to Virginia with several members of a security team arranged for by Vick's team oflawyers and advisers. The drive from Leavenworth to Hampton was expected to take about 19 hours. "It's a happy day for him to be starting this part of the process," Larry Woodward, Vick's Virginia-based attorney, said. "He looks forward to meeting the challenges he has to meet." Humane Society Will Work With Vick RICHMOND, Va. -Michael Vick wants to work with an unlikely ally -the Humane Society of the United States -on a program aimed at eradicating dogfighting among urban teens. Society president Wayne Pacelle said Tuesday that he recently met with Vick at the federal prison in Leavenworth, Kan., and that Vick said he wants to work with the group once he's out offederal custody. Billy Martin, one of Vick's attorneys, said Vick requested the meeting. "Michael is very interested in putting this together," Martin said. Michael lick Saga Example II Media Double-Standard BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer (An Analysis) Michael Vick was released from Leavenworth Prison in Kansas after serving nearly 2 years for running a dog fighting organization. The former Atlanta Falcons superstar admitted his guilt and apologized for his actions in 2007 before the NFL suspended him, and the Atlanta Falcons removed him from their ros ter. When the news came out about Vick in 2007, the media made sure America would view him as the Black version of Charles Manson. It wasn't just the 8-PCA that raked him over the coals, it was other orga nizations, sportscasters, and the ever impressionable media. Now that Vick has been released from prison, they are ready to crank it up again. There are active players in the NFL who have committed acts considerably worse than Vick. Even more important, there are white athletes whose sions seem to never gain 2 years worth of press cover age, and they aren't vilified as Vick has been. So, why is society so for giving of white athletes and their problems, but when an African American athlete makes a mistake, the media and society wants them lynched? There is a double-standard in professional sports, the judicial system, and society in general. Black athletes today, as they were decades ago, are held at a different standard than white athletes. More is expected of them as athletes and as peo ple. They aren't expected to make human mistakes or use bad judgment. They must never reflect any of the things they've endured growing up or the people they've associated with their entire lives. Vick will return to the NFL, but if the media has it's way, he will never play the position of quarterback again. Also, depending on what team he goes to, he will be treated like a sexuai predator and with three years of probation still to go, he will constantly be under a microscope. Before Vick's release, one broadcast journalist standing outside Leavenworth, talked about how he would travel from Kansas to his home in Hampton, Virginia. She implied that Vick should be watched closely to make sure he doesn't stray away and terrorize the coun try. She even mentioned the fact that he has to report to his probation officer Friday in Norfolk, Virginia. Vick knows what he needs to do, and if given the chance, he will put all this behind him and once again become one of the greatest athletes to ever play in the NFL. But for all that to happen, the prejudiced and doublestandarded media has to back off and allow this man's life to return to whatever normal is these days All I ask is thatother athletes be held to the same standard as Vick, especially the white steroid users, and criminals who virtually get no press. Falcons owner: lick Has Paid Debt To Societv FORT LAUDERDALE -Arthur Blank won't bring Michael Vick back to Atlanta. That doesn't mean the Falcons owner wouldn't want' to see the tarnished quarterback get a second NFL chance. Hours after Vick left a federal penitentiary after serving most of a 23-month sentence for financing a dogfighting ring, Blank who once gave Vick a $130 million contract -said Wednesday the oncecharismatic star is taking positive steps by wanting to work with humane soci-eties and ARTHUR making other BLANK changes in his life "I believe in second chances," Blank said shortly before the NFL owners' meetings ended in South Florida. "I b elieve m redemption. Former NBA Forward Grant Is Banlinu Parkinson's Disease NEW YORK --Former NBA forward Brian Grant revealed Monday that he has Parkinson's disease and is starting a Web site devoted to his fight with the neurological disorder. BRIAN GRANT in his career. JJ 0 }< s: !< 1\) 1\) 1\) 0 0 CD r 0 JJ 0 )> en m z ::::! z m r I OJ c r rm ::::! z "'C c OJ r-c;; ::z::: m c m < m -1 c m en The 37-year-old Grant told ESPN. com that he was diagnosed in .January with "young onset Parkinson's" and began having tremors in his left hand last summer. He consulted two other well-known Parkinson's suffers, Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali, and quickly implemented several lifestyle changes. Grant played parts of 12 seasons in the NBA with Sacramento, Portland, Miami, Phoenix and the Los Angeles Lakers. He last played in the 2005-06 season, when chronically bad knees forced his retirement. He averaged 10.5 points and 7.4 rebounds per game "Brian Grant is one of C the greatest team players and warriors that I have l> z c "TT :::0 Is /Trusts Powers Of Attorney Adoption ever coached," Miami Heat president Pat Riley said Monday night. "I'm saddened by this news. Brian will find a way to fight this because that is the way he's always been, a fighter. He will overcome this." Immigration Civil/ Personal Injury Bankruptcy Guardianship Probate Wills Call Us. We Can Help. F. Kemi Oguntebi Attorney At Law 109 N. Armenia Avenue Tampa, FL 33609 The hiring of a lawyer Is an Important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements Before you decide, ask us to send you FREE wrftten I nformation about our qualifications and experience! "Meeting Legal Needs For Over Twenty Years" Same Day Service Available ealth Care Designations Notary & Witnesses Provided And More {813) 961-2802 www.dgplaw.org hiring Of al.twyer i S Jn important d ec i s ion t h H \ h o u l d n o t b e \ 011 1:01... 11< I send yo u free w ritte n info rrn.1tion Jboul o w q u. l hfi c .Ur.:om c .... (J1 )>


c a: u.. c z <( c en w :::1 t-w > w c w ::1: en :J m :::1 a. z tu _. _. :::1 m I _. w z i= z w en a: 0 _. u.. Sports commentarv: let Michael Vick Plav Football BY ROLAND MARTIN When Michael Vick com pletes home confinement in July, he will have served the 23-month prison sentence imposed after he pleaded guilty to federal dogfighting charges. -After his release from a Kansas prison Wednesday, he headed to his home in. Virginia to serve the final two months under home confinement, because all the beds at halfway houses in the area are taken. But that hasn't deterred the Vick haters who are still in an uproar over the heinous details of his dog fighting kennel. Yes, reading the details of the treatment of the dogs, including the killing of some of them, could make anyone sick. Yet what's the point of sentencing someone to jail, then having them serve their time and be released if we still want to imprison them for the rest of their lives? Frankly, I'm sick of Americans who talk all day about "do the crime, then do the time," then still want to treat a man like a criminal when he gets out -of prison. This doesn't just apply to Michael Vick. Look at all the individuals who are sent to prison, get out. and then can't find a job. Why? Because they have the Scarlet Letter on their record, which is a big fat "F" for felon. Don't think I'm looking for any sympathy for someone who goes to jail. I firmly believe that you deserve all that you get for breaking the law. But listen ing to some of these zealots go on and on and on about Vick needing to continue to be punished is ridiculous! The judge in Vick's case has imposed a number of restrictions. One of them is that he can't ever own a dog again. OK, gotcha. But to say the man shouldn't be allowed to play in the NFL is D-U-M-B. The crimes of which he was convicted had nothing to do with sports. Remember Wall Street star Michael Milken? When he was sent to jail for securities fraud, he was MICHAEL VICK banned from working on Wall Street again. I get that. He was an insider and allow ing him back into the finan cial game would have been atrocious. I get it when someone is convicted of molesting children that they can't live within a certain distance of a school or be left alone around children when released. But there is nothing related to Vick's crime that says he should not be allowed to play professional football. What is particularly galling is that, right now, you have any number of foot ball players who have beaten people -including their wives and girlfriends -served time for drunk driving or comntitted other crimes, yet they have resumed their careers. The same goes for teachers, radio and television politicians and others. ;, : So is this any different because it involved dogs?'A,.j-e we to say that the horrible treatment of dogs is vastly different than mistreatment of human beings? The critics will likely say, "These men are role models Kids look up to them. They should have no business on the field." Yet some of these same kids are living with fathers and mothers who are felons. So are we supposed to remove them from the home as well? Enough with the public bullying. Vick was sentenced and served his time. And now he's gotten out. If you want to be angry with him, But please, cut t!}e sanctimonious crap. He deserves to make amends and get on with his life. If you were in his shoes, you would want to do the same. AUTO ACCIDENT HELPLINE: Injured? Need a Doctor? Lawyer? CALL RICKY iiiiiiiiiiiiiii Or Email: callrickywilliams@gmail.com Available 24 Hrs./Day FREE Consultation RICKY E. WILLIAMS Bengals' Whitwonh To LT; Smith To Plav RT ANDREW WHITWORTH And ANDRE SMITH CINCINNATI --The Bengals are overhauling their offensive line, which was their biggest problem last season. Coach Marvin Lewis moved guard Andrew Whitworth to left tackle for the start of the team's voluntary offseason workouts Tuesday. Top draft pick Andre Smith will line up at right tackle -a position he has never played when he reaches a contract agreement. Lewis said the moves should give the team stability at the tackle position. "I feel that locks us down for a lot of years," said Lewis, who has two years left on his contract. "That's two very important, key spots. It's for as long as I'm here." Duke's Henderson Signs With Agent GERALD HENDERSON DURHAM, NC --Duke's Gerald Henderson has signed with an agent and will remain in the NBA draft. The school said Tuesday the 6-foot-4 junior has signed with Am Tellem, becoming the lOth player under coach Mike Krzyzewski to leave early for the NBA. Henderson entered his name in the draft shortly before last month's deadline for underclassmen to declare. Henderson was a thirdteam Associated Press All American last season and led the Blue Devils with about 17 points per game. Duke reached the NCAA tournament's round of 16 and won the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament title. Still, Duke will have four starters back from a 30-win team, including Kyle Singler and Jon Scheyer. The NBA draft is June 25. Harrison Didn't Go To White House NEW YORK --James Harrison passed on another trip to the White House with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Harrison, the NFL Defensive Player of the Year, says he'll skip the Super Bowl champion's visit to the White House to meet Preside:fit Barack Obama on just as he did whenthe Steelers were honored by President George W. Bush in June 2006. "I didn't feel the need to go, actually," Harrison told Pittsburgh station WTAE-TV. "I don't feel like it's that big a deal to me." Harrison doesn't believe the invitation is all that special, saying if the Steelers hadn't beaten the Cardinals 27-23 with a last-minute rally, "He (Obama) would have invited Arizona. The Steelers had no com-JAMES HARRISON ment Monday about Harrison's comments. Steelers chairman Dan Rooney was an early supporter of Obama's and has been nominated by him to be the U S. ambassador to Ireland. Harrison is known for being an individualist whose on-field sullenness sometimes extends off the field as well. Arrested and Concerned About Your Legal Rights? Call Tanya Dugree (813) 418-5253 Payment Plans Av:ulablc \Vith NO CREDIT CI I ECK J. SPECIALIZING IN: NURSING HOME NEGLECT PERSONAL INJURY PROBATE HOURS OF OPERATION: M-F 9 AM.-4 P.M. (813) 239-0600 FAX (813) 232-2696 2802 EAST MARTIN lUTHER KING BOULEVARD SUITE B TAM I' A. FlORIDA 33610


Sports T.O. Goes House Hunting While Filming Realitv Show Groden Replacing Kornheiser On MNF TERRELL OWENS BUFFALO, NY-Now that he' s got the key to the city, Terrell Owens' next move was a natural: Finding a place to liv e With a camera crew in tow, the Bills' receiver spent Tuesday afternoon viewing two condominiums on the Buffalo waterfront as filming continued for Owens' reality television series, The T .O. Show, which is to premiere on cable network VH-1 on July 27. After taking part in the Bills' voluntary minicamp practice earlier in the day, Owens pulled up at a new complex over looking the city's inner harbor, where a real estate agent waited at the front door. Also on hand were a few contractors and landscapers, who recognized the receiver and immediately began snapping pictures with their cell phones and chanting ''T.O.!" This close to the hundreds, ,of fans Owens attracted a day earlier when he a key to the city hy'lBuffalo Mayor Byron Brown at an event promoted. by VH-1 and the city. Owens' itinerary on Tu e sday wasn't made a v ail a ble to the public Accompanied by one of his close friends and publicists, Kita Williams, as well as a bodyguard who goes only by the name Pablo, Owens was filmed for about an hour viewing condominiums on the third and ninth floors Present but not filmed was Williams' fellow publicist Monique Jackson, who also will be featured in the series. JONGRUDEN BRISTOL, Conn. Former Tampa Bay coach Jon Gruden is replacing Tony Kornheiser on ESPN' s Monday Night Football broadcast team. Kornheiser cited a fear of flying in his decision to leave after three y ears. The network said Monday that Gruden will be in the booth with Mike Tirico and Ron Jaworski when the show starts its 40th season this fall Mavweather Set For Return To Ring vs. Marquez "If I could handpick a replacement of a football guy, I would cast a net and drag in Jon Gruden," Kornheiser said in a statement released by the network. "He is the two things you most want -smart and funny -and has the two things I don't -good hair and a tan. FLOYD MAYWEATHERJR. NEW YORK--When Floyd Mayweather Jr. walked away from boxing, he was widely considered the pound-for-pound king, the mythical mantle bestowed upon the best-in the game. Now that he's back, at least one person believes Mayweather still is: Lightweight champ Juan Manual whom he'll face in highly anticipated return. "I'm expecting the best Floyd Mayweather eve.r ," Marquez said on Tuesday at a news conference on the 80th floor of the Empire State Building to help launch the fight. "I'm putting in my mind that he never retired, so I'm expect ing the best." The two will meet on July 18 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where tickets are scheduled to go on sale on Friday. They'll fight at a catch-weight of about 143 pounds, eight more than Marquez ha? ever fought and the lightest that Mayweather has been since 2005 Neither believes the weight will make much dif ference. Mayweather already has been in the gym for a couple of months, ever since giving his adviser Leonard Ellerbe the green-light to screen potential, opponents. Mayweather claims he's close to 147 pounds and pronounced himself fit after a run through Central Park on Tuesday. That's when Mayweather abruptly called it qutts, turning h,is attention to sh()w business. Gruden led the Bucs to the 2003 Super Bowl title but was fired after this past season after his team lost four straight games to miss the playoffs He worked as a guest analyst this year with the NFL Network during the draft and scouting com bine. "To join Mike and Jaws in the booth and to work alongside this top-notch team is going to be a real thrill," Gruden said. Gruden will make his debut with ESPN with a preseason game on Aug. 13, a Super Bowl rematch between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers. Rep. (SSI, Workman's Camp) I C,iYil Rights-Restoration I Professional Proposals 1 Civil_ & Criminal (Small Claims, 3.850 Relief etc.) I Legal Professional Administrative Writing I Foreclosure I Copyrights Phone: (813) 300-7.702 Email: barristerrunner@gmail.com Marzuq AI-Hakim Paralegal Cirise Taviere Paralegal/ Judiciallnve,tigator ::0 c Shaq Heads Back To School For New Career l< 3: 1\) SYRACUSE, NY -Shaquille O'Neal is in training for his next career. The 7-foot-1 center for the Phoenix Suns is taking a course at Syracuse University known as Sportscaster U, a crash course designed to teach ath letes about the broadcasting industry. He arrived on Sunday and started school Monday at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communicat i ons. "I've been an athlete that' s sort of in advance; always thinking," O'Neal said Monday during a break in his studio work "After basketball I'd love to have my own radio show my own TV sho w." Sportscaster U is essential ly a broadcasting boot camp started last year by Syracuse radio play-by play announcer Matt Park and fellow Syracuse alum Dave Ryan, an ESPN announcer. Park and Ryan are adjunct pro fessors at Newhouse. SHAQUILLE O'NEAL The inaugural Sportscaster U was held last summer in conjunction with the National Basketball Players Association. Four players, including Eric Snow and Adrian Griffin, signed up 1\) 0 0 CD for the hands-on course. "11 They will host another ses-5 sion for more NBA players ::0 later this summer, but this g week's session was designed specifically for Shaq. "His energy level is unbe-Z lievable," Park said. "He ::! wants to do it all and he's been terrific." ':"' m HOllYWOOD Now At: c: r rm ::! z c: m r-u; :I: m c m < m -t c: m (/) c )> z c ., ::0 c G) m ...... ......, I )>


en mothers, Eva K Webb and Cora Bailey. She leaves to cherish her :E precious memories: bus->="' band, Rev. Joe L. Gay, Sr., daughters, Kathryn 0: Brookins (Wayne), Tampa LL and Angela Scarbrough MR.TALVIN BOWMAN, JR. (POP) Homegoing services for Mr. Bowman, Jr., "Pop," of 5004 N. 19th Street, Apt. 4, who passed away Monday, May 11, 2009, will be held Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 2 p m. at Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist Church, 1225 N. Nebraska Ave., Rev. Dr. Willie Williams, officiating, with Pastor Ivan Cutts of Massachusetts, euQ logist. Interment will be in OrO: ange Hill Cemetery. LL. Talvin was born on October 20, Q 1954, in Tampa. He was emz plQyed by the City of Tampa, cl Waste Water Treatment Plant for 12 years. He was a loving and deC voted husband, father, grandfaUJ ther and friend to all he W encountered and will be missed ::) all. t-He was preceded in death by: iX: Talvin Bowman, Sr., Ruth and w Joe Cherry, Annie Kate and > Calvin Bowman, Sr., Fannie and W Elmer Williams, James Cutts, Q Elijah and William Ellis, Carrie W Faulkner, Kimberly Carr, Lynn :I: and Brittany Davis and Jeannie Wilkerson. CD He leaves the only true love of ::) their Jives, Darlene Shackleton; 2 Q. devoted daughters, Tiffine Bowz man (Eric) and Shannon Wilker Wj: son; son, Alfredo Bowman, Sr.; 2 I Ashley and Der::j riayna Bowman; 2 grandsons, ::) Eric Davis and Alfredo Bowman, CD r.; mother, Gloria Bowman ..J (Isiah Keefer); stepmother, Betty W Jean Waters; brothers, Anthony Z and Donald Bowman and Mauj: rice (Sharon), all of Tampa, Lt. Z Eric Bowman, St. Petersburg, m Ronnie Daniels, Cincinnati, OH, cl Carl Carr, Vincent Carr, of AlaQ bama; sisters, Julia Wright, Dona Q: Young (Aaron), Sylvia Williams 0 (Terrence), Veronica Young and ...J Patricia Pasiley (Wadie), all of LL Tampa, Vivian Bowman and Jan-ice Bowman, of St. Petersburg; uncles, Ben McCleadon of Nashville, TN, and Rebuean Cherry, Tampa; aunts, Gwendolyn Fields (Mike), Cynthia Reeves, Patricia Strawder (Kim), Adell Robinson and Doris Callaway of White Plains, NY, and Fannie Wilson of Norwalk, CT; and a host of niecl!s, nephews and cousins; special friends and family, Joy, Lee, Moses, Judy,Alfred Rush, Robert Williams, Thelma Green and family, Mary Brown and family, Cheryl Young and family, Lampkins family, Darryl Patterson and family, Diane Gainer and family, Wooden family, and Yvonne Roebuck and family. The remains will repose at I n.uu:""' Funeral Home from s-8 p. m. The family will receive friends 'ON L F D 813-237-5775 Personalized Funeral Services Shipping & Cremation Our Family Can Meet Your Family's Needs .: MRS.EVAK.GAY A homegoing celebration for the late Mrs. Eva K. Gay, of 2440 Berry Road, Plant City, Florida 33567, who passed away May 17, 2009, will be held Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Allen Temple Mrican Methodist Episcopal Church, 2101 Lowe Street, Tampa, 33605, Reverend Willie J. Cook, pastor, and Rev. Jimmy J. Thompson, Presiding Elder of the Central District, South Annual officiating. Interment will be in Garden of Peace Cemetery, Plant City, FL. Ms. Eva K. Gay was born on September 3, 1938, in Plant City, to the parents: Willie Green, Sr. and Florence Duncan-Green. She had 1 sister and 1 brother. She was educated at Marshall High School, Plant City. She was employed by the Hillsborough County School Board Lunchroom and retired in December 2000 after 28 years of service. She was converted at an early age and was a member of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Plant City. She also held membership at St. James Mrican Methodist Episcopal Church, Tampa, Rev. JoeL. Gay, Sr., Pastor (husband). Her Ministry Mfiliations were with West Coast Minister Spouses Alliance as treasurer and Ver sie Evans Missionary Society. She loved serving the Lord and always taught her children the importance of serving God. Eva was affectionately called 'Lil Sister' or 'Lil' by many that knew and loved her. She was a God-fearing woman with a humble spirit that loved to give, loved to see a smile on your face and to make others happy. At the age of 13 she met Joe L. Gay, at age 17 she married her one and only love. From this union 4 children were born: Kathryn, Joe Jr., Gre gory and Angela. She loved to bake, travel and spoil her family. She was preceded in death by: both parents, the late Willie and Florence Green; she was also preceded. in death by her sister, Billye D. Green; and both grand-(DuShun, Sr.), Little Rock, Arkansas; sons, JoeL. Gay, Jr., Plant City, and Rev. Gregory Gay, Sr. (LaShunda), Miami; 13 grandchildren, Rev. Adrian Gay (Dyeronda), Tampa, Latisha Lowe (Haven), Dothan, Alabama, Brandy Gay, Miami, Gregory Gay, Jr., Orlando, Da'Quan Baker, Atlanta, Georgia, Sherika Key, Talvadge Key and Jacqueline Key, all of Winter Haven, Florida, Steven Key, Miami, Christopher and Portia Kelley, Atlanta, Georgia, Tyiesha Gay, Lake Wales, Florida, and DuShun Scarbrough, Jr., Little Rock, Arkansas; 6 great grandchildren, Kirsten Gowins, Kiera Gay, Dy'mon Key, Khayla Gay, Alexis Lowe and Tylee Key; brother, Willie Green, Jr. (Annie), Lancaster, California; 4 brothers-in-law, Alonzo Gay (Lois), Plant City, Troy Gay, Brandon, Verlie Gay, Flint, Michigan, and Claude Gay, Plant City; 5 sisters-in-law, Donnie M. Hicks, Plant City, Betty Boswell (Lewis), Plant City, Mozella Lennon (Charles), Ft. Lauderdale, Merlyn Williams (Melvin), Plant City, and Eula M Gay, Saginaw, Ml; adopted daughter, Delores Wingfield, Tampa; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends; special friends like Sisters Annie M. Wilcher, Ft. Meade, Florida; Carolyn Fayson, Titusville, Florida. The wake will be held at Allen Chapel AME Church, 1109 E. Laura Street, Plant City, 33563, on Friday, May 22, 2009, from 5-8 Jl m. The family will receive family and friends Arrangements entrusted to Charlow Funeral Home, 1010 E. Laura Street, Plant City, 33563. CHARLOW FUNERAL HOME afJ r say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be pres-ent with the Lord. 2 Corinthian 5:8


Funerals Everett -Derrl i SISTER TRACEY L. KENTY Homegoing services for Sister Tracey L. Kenty of 2905 Ybor Street, who succumbed to her battle with cancer and passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2009, will be held Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 12 noon from the Center For Manifestation, 3102 E. Lake Avenue, with Pastor Laytecia McKinney, officiating, eulogist. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Sister Tracey L. Kenty was born in Green Cove Springs, FL, on January 6, 1966. Tracey, her mother and older sister moved to Tampa in 1968, 'and she attended the public schools of Hillsborough County, graduating from Tampa Bay Technical High School, class of 1984. She also attended Hillsborough Community College, Ybor Campus. She was an employee of Tampa General Hospital. She was preceded in death by her only sister and brother. She leaves to cherish her memories: a loving mother, Loretta Armstrong; 2 sons, Bertram and Breland; daughter, Malaysia; grandchildren, Kaemore and DeJuan, whom she dearly loved; a devoted friend, Eddie Evans; grandmother, Arvilla Aldridge; aunts, Sandra Ham (James), Barbara Martin (Levy), Carol Glover (Richard), Mary Toggles, Savannah Jennings, Sophie Brown, Emma Lee Cox and Mamie Kenty; uncles, James Ham and William Aldridge; a host of deaJ" friends and coof Tampa General Hospital. The viewing for Sister Tracey L. Kenty will be held on Friday, May 22, 2009, from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p. m. at Everett -Derr & Anderson Funeral Home, 5117 N. 22nd Street. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 11:30 a.m. "EVEREIT-DERR & ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME" Homegoing celebration for Mr. Leroy Epps, Sr. who passed away May 13, 2009, will be held Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 4008 East Dr. C. P. Epps (Cayuga) Drive with Rev. Dr. C. P. Epps, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Mr. Epps was a native of Jacksonville, moving to Tampa at an early age. He attended school in Duval and Hillsborough County. He was employed with various companies throughout Tampa, including Con Agra Food Distribution, Wright's Gourmet Bakery and Car Transporter for A VIS Car Rental. He leaves to mourn his passing and to cherish wonderful memories: a loving and dedicated wife of twenty-one years, Brenda Moncur Epps; parents, Dr. C. P. Epps and wife, First Lady Lillian Epps; two sons, Leroy Jr., and Anthony Epps; two daughters, Latosha and Lisa Epps; two stepchildren, LaWanda Reed and Eldrige Reed, Jr.; sisters, Claretha Brannon, Marian Brunson (Bill), Loretta Williams (David), Grace Windham (George), Normita Jeffrey (Tim), Phyllis Williams, Cynthia Lester, Deborah Thomas, Gloria Miller (Antonio), Wilma Hinkle, Beverly Jerry, Loretta Willis (Kenneth), Kathy Berry, Sharon Green (Richard) Linda Jones (Steve) and Pamela Bennett; sisters-inlaw, Veronica Mills (Ronnie), Linda Olsen (Ronald), Lateefah Lewis, Beverly Moncur, Renita Thurman (Lorenzo); brotherin-law, Rudolph Moncur; aunts, Jacqueline Gatling and Marie Tyson; nephews, Torrie Benjamin, Corrie Priester, Donell Perry, Michael Williams and Eric Brannon; nieces, Renee Powe (Keith), Sabrina Johnson (Jimmy), Kamesha Walker, Tyeisha Pride, Joeni Williams, Vanessa Brannon, Milagros Sanchez, Tyra Hosein, Tony Allen (Rick), and Angela Miller (Dre); cousins, Curtis Bascom (Gina); Delores Williams, Bernard Tyson, Barbara Bailey, Joyce Johnson (Ronnie), Ada Holmes, Patricia Williams and Timothy Bascom; and a host of grandchildren, great grands and other family members. Visitation for Mr. Leroy Epps, Sr. will be held this Friday evening at Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 N. 40th Street, from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends 6-7 p. m. Family and friends are asked to please meet at the church for line up at 10:45 a. m., Saturday morning A HARMON BURIAL LIL KENO ANTWAN SMILEY, JR. (GRANDPA) Homegoing services for Master Keno Antwan Smiley, Jr., who passed away May 12, 2009, MR. ROBERT ANDRE WARREN at a local hospital will be held A celebration of life homegoSaturday, May 23, 2009, at ing service for Mr. Robert Christ Like Ministries, 3011 Warren, who made his transiOrient Road at 1 p.m. with Pas-tion to glory on Monday, May tor Charles Patrick, officiating. 18, 2009, at University ComInterment will be in Rest munity Hospital, Tampa, will Haven Memorial Cemetery. be held on Saturday, May 23, Keno Antwan (Grandpa) was 2009, at 12 noon at St. John born in Tampa and was loved Progressive M. B. Church, by all his family. Rev. Bartholomew Banks, He was preceded in death by: pastor, and Rev. Albert Gallhis great grandmother, Lav-mon, Jr., eulogist. Interment erne Daniels; great aunts, Feli-to follow at Orange Hill Cemecia Hines and Priscilla Gay; tery. great, great grandmother, Mr. Robert Warren was Helen Blount; great, great born on August 4 1977, in grandfathers, Willie Boone, Dade City, Florida, to the late Johnny Gay and George Rufuert Warren and Andrea Blount. He leaves to cherish fond Co ert. A native of Dade City, memories: mother, Cranicea E. he attended Pasco County Cohens; father, Knc; Antwan Public Schools. He continued Smiley, Sr.; sister; Reu'nyviya his educatibn at Pasco-HerOwens; grandmothers, Kim-nando Cgmmunity College berly Gay (Samuelritnd Sheila and Artist;ic Nail & Beauty Campbell (Jerome); grandfa-Academy. thers, Lareggienold Cohens accepted and wife, and Willie as and aunt, Robernisha Walker; w.oliat gl,,?aul MISSIOnary Baptist des, Cornelius Gay, Dade City, young Rose, Anthony Brown, Jttua!agt?.' Upon relocation to (Keisha), Adrian Campbl!J!b ; !'llTatiipa, he joined Peace Pro(Chanelle) and Patrick Cooper,nOgrtfssive Missionary Baptist Jr.; great grandmothers, Debr,ani.tChurch. Hines and Sarah Savage. ; ,, He was preceded in death (Austin); great grandfathers,c .by: his father, Rupert WarEdwin Gay (Debra) and Leroy ren; and grandfather, Andrew Smiley; great aunts, Theresa, Lewis, Jr. Alveanna, Keisha Baldwin and Mr. Warren leaves to share husband, Chedina Copeland, and cherish loving memories Sonia Blount, Debra Stafford of his life with: his devoted (Mike), Rose, Mary and Gloria; wife Daria Warren loving great uncles, Edwin Gay daughter Amari War;en carRonald Blount, Ca!"l ing Andre 1 Coibert Farris, George Blou!lt, Eddie (Paul); loving grandmother, Smiley, Ron-Martha Lewis; brothers, me and Timothy; great Claude Barner, Paul Colbert, Corrme and Jamie Byrd; sisters, Erica Benme Hmes and Mary Rohlf!-Watkins, Paula Colbert, AnS?n; great aunts, Patri-gela Colbert, and Sheila Rancia, VIVIan, _Carolyn, Ellen, dolph; aunts, Faye Dix, Beatrice, Marva Jean, Angela Lewis-Bennett Lmda and Yolanda; great, h" great uncles, David Gay (If!Iam), Rut Ie (Daisy), Alfonzo Boone (Con-(Gilbert), and MarJOrie nie), Leroy Lane.: (Johnnie Walker;, uncle.s, .,;,qeorge Mae), Leon (Gloria), Johnny -Dempsey and Gay, Terry Gay, Jerry Gay and drew III; mother-mCornelius and wife; step aunt, law, Cobb (Walter); Mia, Colbert,; step upcles, Col!lmbus .. Wuz Herb and Cuz Colberts a Mobley, Jl!, SISter-m-law; ).Ios(offamily and friends, the Tiffany Ford Alaric Ingram and Thompson fami-Wdhams and Jeremiah Day; lies; Queen and husband, Wal-and many nieces, nephews, ter, Shaketha and husband, cousins and other sorrowing Sharon, Mr. and Mrs. Wash-relatives and friends. ington, Precious Bundles Staff, The remains will repose at Robles Park Crew, Ruben St. Paul Missionary Baptist Owens, Jessica Disel and the Church, Dade City, 14518 7th Burns; and other sorrowing Street, from 6-8 p. m. on Frirelatives, friends and cousins. day, May 22, 2009. The fu-The remains will repose at neral cortege will arrange at Jackson Funeral Home, 4605 4605 E. 24th Avenue Tampa, N. 34th Street on Friday, M31y 33605 on Saturday, May 23, 22, 2009, from 5-8 p. m. Family 2009. and friends are asked to meet MILTON FUNERAL HOME at the church, 3011 Orient Road 13950 S. Fifth Street at 12:45 p.m., May 22, 2009. Dade Cit)', Florida 33525 Arrangements entrusted to Telephone: Jackson Funeral Home. (352) 567-6534 "A JACKSON SERVICE" Fax: (813) 782-ll:lS MR. LEON C. MALCOM ., r-0 Mr. Leon C. Malcom of2918 :IJ West Pine Street, Tampa, 0 passed away Saturday, May )> 16, 2009. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida, at 11 a. m., z Tuesday, May 26, 2009. ::! Mr. Malcom was a native of z Hillsborough County, and a m resident of Tampa for 78 r;'" years. He graduated from Don tD Thompson High School of C: Tampa, and was a member of 1 Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church of J;; Tampa. He retired as a Main-:::! tenance I Housekeeping Su-z pervisoratJ.C.Penney. He was preceded in death by: c: his mother, Edith V. Sutton; tD father, Heddie Sutton; brother, Joseph Malcom; son, en Vincent C. Malcom; daughter, :::t Frances )'\7. Simmons; and m great grandson, Jemal J. C Johnson. m He leaves to cherish his ri=i memory: a loving and very de-:IJ voted wife of 34 years of mar--< riage, Mrs. Mary E. Malcom; -1 two daughters: Sherry M. C: Malcom and Pamela L. Knight m of Tampa; five sons; Brian K. Malcom, G. Leon Malcom, )> Timothy V. Knight (Patty) and -< family, Eric E. Knight and )> family, all of Tampa, and z Jacob M. Knight, III (Joselina) C and family of Ft. Mitchell, Ala-., bama; sister-in-law, Yolanda ::!:! Beckham; two brothers-in-C law; Arnold Jones (Ann) and Anthony Bellamy (Pat); 15 "" grandchildren, Vincent Malcom and family, Darius Reeves, Erica Knight and fam-ily, Lorenza Knight, Timothy Knight, Jr., Ray Rivers, Jr., Jacob Knight, IV, Christian Knight, Briana Malcom, Brishana Malcom, Renesha Rivers, Jacquez Rivers, Eric Knight, Jr., Ethan Malcom, and April M. Reeves;. three .. great grandchildren, Javion Johnson; Jaquavia Johnson, and Payton V. Malcom; nephew, Eric Joseph Malcom and family; cousins Rudolph Burgess and family, Bernice Bradley and family, Beverly Webb and family, Bobby Scott and family, Sam Scott and family, Robert Brown and family, Herbert Brown and family, Marva Blue and family, Edith Barrington and family, Vernon Brown and family, and Johnny Williams and family; devoted friends, John and Vera Lee; and a host of other devoted friends and relatives. The wake will be conducted Friday, May 22,2009, from 6-8 p. m. at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to m RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL ...., HOME, Rhodes & Northern, 'P Owners. l>


8 FuneralsjMemoriams N lr= ing and loving fiance, N Leonard Profit; daughter, Brenda Christian; 3 sisters, :iE Johnnie Mae Ingram, Edna and Rascal Wade and Betsy Serenity Memorial Funeral ffi Home, Tina Hadley LFD. > W FUNERAL HOME c w ::::1: C/) ::::i m ::::) D. z i= Funeral services for Ms. Nina Mae Christian of 5201 N. 37th Street, who passed away Sunday, May 17,2009, at her residence, will be held Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, with Evangelist Harold Rodriguez, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Nina and John Henderson; daughter, Patricia Ann Christian; siblings, Ethel Pressley, Mary Henderson and Henderson. Those left behind ro "cherish memories of her are: a car-sta w ...J ...J ::::) in funeral services for over 70 years m ...:. w z i= z w C/) c( e a: 0 ...J LL c( I Q N w CJ 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 Unforgotte They were there for us and for our Some couldn't wait to come home to the they loved ... others gave the ultimate Today, as every day they remain unfo FUNERAL HOME 3000 N. 29th St. Tampa, FL 33605 (BOO) 605-3350 (813) 248-6125 tian, Ronald (Shaquana) Christian, Amiracle Christian (Steve), Davonne Johnson (Kelly) and Dominique Johnson (Donald); great grandchildren, Sah'mari, Deandre, Cornelius, Ronald, Kenyatta, Emari, Elijah, Darren, Darianna, Kelton and Donald, Jr.; 10 nieces, Toya Pressley (Rodney), Lisa Pressley (Ricky), Deborah and Evangelist Harold Rodriguez, Carrol Ingram (Ron); Sonja Wade (Tony), Desiree Wade (Gerald), Tangie, Peaches, Gloria and Renae; 5 nephews, Dana Pressley (Awilda), Jeffrey, Fred, Andre and Pop; great nieces and nephews, Damain, Danzick, Zana, Arron, Rayshunn, Marquisha, Teira, Jerkeema, Daniel, Kelis, Teaira, Terrance, Temonte, Torrance, RiHarria, Tynilla, Na-na, Stephan and Godfrey; close friends, Mrs. Murbine, Mrs. Alma, Mrs. Pearl and Mrs. Louise; goddaughters, Nikki, Valarie, Trisha and Robin; godsons, Reginald Hopkins (Tiffany); Mario, Anthony, D, B. and Demo; in-laws, Caroline, B. J. and Norman; and a host of other sorfoWi.ng relatives and friends. A native of Tampa, Ms. Christian attended the public schools of Hillsborough County and was a graduate of Middleton High School. She was a faithful member of the of Christ. The remains will repose from 5-9 p. m. and the family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m., Friday, May 22, 2009, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. Friends are asked to assemble at the chapel at approximately 10:45 a. m., Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www .wilson-funeralhome.com 02001 Adfinity '"' MOTHER ALLEENE L. FRIERSON A celebration for Mother Alleene C Frierson, who passed. away on Monday, May 18, 2009, at Melech Hospice House, will be held Saturday, May 23, 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 Orange Hill Cemetery. Mother Frierson was preceded in death by: her husband, Deacon Earl B. Frierson; son, Jerry Frierson; and two grandsons, Arthur Williams and Barry Polite. She leaves to celebrate her homegoiitg: 2 sons, Rev. Dr. Harold H. Frierson and wife, Vissadean, and Rev. Anthony Frierson and wife, Diana, Houston, TX; 2 daughters, Gloria J. Smith and Eleanor F. Powell; 8 grandchildren, Gail M. Davis, Gregory Polite and wife, Dee Dee, Ira Frierson, William Powell, Jr., Derek Frierson, Timothy Frierson, Carmen Frierson and Allana Powell; 16 great grandchildren and 9 great, great grandchildren; 2 daughters-in-law, !wanda Frierson and Jean Frierson; and a host of nieces, nephews, church family and friends. A native of Callahan, Florida, Mother Frierson had resided in the Tampa area since 1926. At an early age she was converted at First Baptist Church of West Tampa. She attended as long as her health permitted her. She was the Chairperson for the Deaconess Board for 16 years, a faithful member of Senior Mission #1, Sunday School Assistant Teacher, BTU and Bible Study. The remains will repose from 5-8 p.m., Friday May 22, 2009, at Grace Mary M. B. Church and the family will also receive friends during that time. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 1:45 p.m., Saturday. THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING FOLLOWING THE EU LOGY. "A WILSONSERVICE" www .wilsonfuneralhome.com IN MEMORY OF OUR BELOVED DARRELL GEORGE I know that you are not here in the flesh, but always in the spirit. I know that the Lord says in His words that we all are just passing through. I remember you saying, if your heart is right, you need not to fear death. We miss you dearly. You're always in our thoughts and our hearts. We smile, we laugh, we cry, but you give us inspirational thought when we hear in our hearts you saying, stay focused. We know that you are in a better place, we, your family misses you. From, your sister, brother, sons and family. Love, your mother, Johnnie Matthews. PRECIOUS MEMORIES OF REV. THEOPHILUS JACKSON JAMES Sunrise: 6/9/16 Sunset: 5/26/91 We are confident in knowing this servant called by God, this man of God with a vision is absent from the body, but right now is present with the Lord. 2 Cor. 5:8. We thank God for the sweet legacy he left with all of us. Wife, Helen R. James, family and friends.


Memoriams REMEMBERING MOTHER MRS. MARGARET MADDOX May 19,1998 Time will come and surely time will go, eleven years now and we still miss you so. Love, the Maddox family. IN LOVING MEMORY OFMYWIFE GERALDINE MUNGIN Sunrise: 12/18/1929 Sunset: 5/23/2007 It has been two years since God gently took you home. Words cannot express how much we miss you. The legacy you left of you,r in the Lord, gives us assurance that we will see you again. Your loving husband, children, grandchildren, family and friends. veyou. Your children, grandchild-ren and sister. I CRISIS F UI'iE RAL RMON LFD.813 626:8600 JAMES HARMON LFD 02 N. 40th Street Tam a, Florida 33610 IN LOVING MEMORY OF ARWANAT. LATTIMORE OLIVER September 23, 1973 -May24, 2002 The Clock The clock of life is winding, but once and no man has the power to tell just when the clock will stop. At a later or early hour, the present only is our own. Live, love, toil with a will, place no faith in tomorrow; for the clock may then be still. Thinking of you. Love, your mom, Pattie; brothers, sisters and family. IN LOVING MEMORY OF ROSA BRUTON February 8, 1910 -May22, 2002 It's unbelievable to think that it's been 7 years since we were last able to feel your touch and hear your voice. It seems like just yesterday that we were able to hug and kiss you. Although we can no longer have a physical connection to you, your presence has never been more with us. We love and miss you immensely. Your loving chil-dren, Inez, Ruth, Gwendolyn, Eddie, Alphonso and Nathaniel; and family and friends. ::c 0 IN LOVING MEMORY OF IN MEMORY OF MYNEPHEW CARLOSRENETO CUMMINGS 7/2/86-5/18/95 CARLOSRENETO CUMMINGS July 2,1986 May 18,1995 1\) 0 0 <.0 "Te Guerezmos Mucho" We loved you, but God loved you best. You will be forever loved and missed. 'T1 r-0 Carlos, it's been 14 years JJ Love: grandmother, Vivian Guzman Norton; grandfather, Melvin Norton, Sr.; parents, Andrea and Darryl Cummings; brother, Darryl Cummings, Jr.; sisters, Evita Mitchell (Tarus), and Kalvina Cummings; nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. since you left us, but your c memories will last forever. l> We miss and love you cn dearly. m Your aunt, Vivian (Toni) Smith; cousins, Andre, z Loretta and Teresa. m IN LOVING MEMORIES OF CARLOS RENETO CUMMINGS July 2 1986 -May 18, 1995 Carlos, 14 years have come and gone and it is so hard to say goodbye to yesteryears, but, "They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary: and they walk, and not faint." Isaiah 40:30. Your loving family: parents, Darryl and Andrea Cummings; siblings, Darryl, Jr., Evita Cummings, Mitchell (Tarus) and Kalvina Cummings; grandparents, Melvin and Vivian Guzman Norton; and family and friends. Subscribe r-1 OJ c r rm ::j z "'0 c OJ r-u; :I: m c m < m ::c -< -f c m C/) 0 l> z c JJ c Sentinel Bu.lletin . '"' G') m 1\) ..... ;;,.


g Memoriams 1 Card Of Thanks N IN MEMORIAM BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM :E >=' < c a: u. c if u. c z < c en w ::: t-it w > w c w :I: en :J m ::: c. z i= w ..J ..J ::: m ...J w z ;::: z w en < c a: 0 ..J u.

Crime Man Pleads Not Guiltv Of Murdering Infant He Tossed From car RICHARD MCfEAR. JR. ... pleaded not guilty Richard McTear, Jr., 21, accused of throwing his former girlfriend's infant out of a car on I-275, pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Wednesday. As McTear was being led out of the courtroom, he yelled out to the baby's mother, "I love you, Jasmine." McTear was addressing Jasmine Bedwell, the 17year-old mother of 3-month old Emanuel Murray. At 3-a.m. on the morning of May 5th, the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office received a call for help from Bedwell. She told deputies her ex-boyfriend had attacked her and her infant son. Bedwell told police the inf::_mt was thrown down on con 'crete and then the man picked up the child and fled EMANUEL MURRAY ... Killed in a vehicle. As police looked for the vehicle, an employee of FOX 13 traveling south on I-275 at Fowler Avenue observed something on the side of the road. A closer inspection showed that it was an infant. He contacted police and they identified the infant as Emanuel Murray. Police searched for McTear and received a tip that he was in the Robles Park area. When police arrived, McTear was fleeing residents in the area who identified him. Police caught him on Arlington after a brief foot chase. Bedwell collapsed outside the courtroom Wednesday, slinging her purse into the street, after being questioned by the media. Judge Denies Request To Dismiss Murder Charge Against Tow Truck Driver DONALD MONfANEZ ... judge denies dismissing murder charge away earlier from a nightclub on Hillsborough Avenue near 56th Street. Attorneys for Montanez, 48, had asked for a hearing to toss the case against their client under Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law that allows people to meet force with force when they feel threatened. Montanez had stated Rich was trying to run him down with the vehi cle when he fired his handgun. Man Held On Burularv Charges Tampa Police officers responded to a suspicious vehicle call Tuesday night i n the area of Malijo and Granada. When they arrived, they observed a Black Jeep with its l ights off and someone inside. As they approached, the person inside got out. The officers made contact with the man who reportedly gave them inconsistent statements about his purpose for being in the area and why he was parked at that location A plain view look into the vehicle revealed several black knit hoodies and gloves. Police said a culmination of the circumstances l e d to the arrest of George Wall ace, 25. Wallace was charged with 3 counts of burglary, grand theft and petit theft. He's being held in jail with his bond set at $19,250. Subsequent to his arrest, an inventory search of the vehicle was made and officers observed a workbook from a fumigation company with an address three houses from where Wallace was found. When police checked the rear of the property, they discovered a tent covering that had been cut and access had been made inside. They also found a garbage can full of property from inside the house in the carport area. UNCLE SANDY 34, 67, 89 Prepare worst 5, arid pray for the best 57, 63, 76. On Monday evening, a judge declined the request of attorneys re presenting Donald Montanez to dismiss a murder charge. __ II<' LL 7 Days A Week ILBONDS Montanez, a tow truck driver, was charged in the 2005 shooting death of Glen Rich. Rich was shot after attempting to leave an impound yard with his vehicle that had been towed N. 56th Street, Ste. 13 "We'll Get You Out Quick ... So You Won t Have To Sit" Darrell Ingram Owner Second Suspect Arrested In Westshore Cariackings AMOS WALLACE On Tuesday, a tip led the U. S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force to a house at 736 13th Av enue, South in St P etersburg where Amos Wallace, 20 was hiding in a back bedroom Wallace was identified through a fingerprint on a vehicle stolen during a carjacking on Kennedy Boulevard on April 27 2009 The victim of the carjacking recognized Wallace as the sus pect who stole her vehicle and pushed her out of the A-KEEMCARR moving car. A second victim also recognized Wallace as the suspect who tried to carjack his family' s vehicle on the same day. On May 5th, authorities arreste d A-Keem Carr, 25, as one of three being sought in the carjackings. He was charged with carjacking with a firearm. Wallace was charged with carjacking with a firearm and 2 counts of kidnapping. Authorities said a third suspec t is still b e ing sought. Man Found Shot To Death In Truck Identified ST. PETERSBURG-On Wednesday night, St. Petersburg Police responded to 13. reported traffic crash in th4 4300 block of Dartmouth Avbnue, North. When officers arrived, they found the driver of a red pick-up truck in the driver's seat with a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim has been identi fied as Clifford Brown, 30. Investigators believe Brown was shot near the scene where his truck crashed and that there are drug overtones in the case. Police have released no suspect information at this CLIFFORD BRO'WN ... found shot to death in truck that crashed into home. time. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Communications Center at (727) 893-7780. ': .-aa Abe Bro'Vn Inc. o.. M Famtly Tnp Schedule 5th Saturday Trip $50.001PERSON* CHILDREN: $25.00 #1 DEPARTURE: 2:00A.M. #2 DEPARTURE: 2:00A.M. Bay C. F .................................... Panama, FL Gulf Forestry Camp ........ Wewahitchka, FL Gulf C I. & Work Camp .. Wewahitchka, FL Calhoun C. I. & Work Camp ...................... ..... ...................... ......... ........ Blountstown, FL 5th Sunday Trip $50.001PERSON* CHILDREN: $25.00 Okaloosa Work Camp.: .. ... Crestview, FL Santa Rosa C. I. /Annex ........... Milton, FL Century C. I & Work Camp ... Century, FL Berrydale Forestry Camp ............ Jay. FL 1st Sunday Trip ; $25.001PERSON* CHILDREN: $12.50 #1 DEPARTURE: 5:00A.M. #2 DEPARTURE: 7:00A.M. #1 Lawtey C.I ...................................................................... ...................... Lawtey. FL New River C I. (East & WP..st) ............................. ... ............... ......... Starke.FL Florida State Prison & W. C ..................................................... .......... Starke. FL Union C./. __ ....... ................................. ........ ................................ ___ __ Raiford. FL No. FL Recept. Center (East & West) ........................ ............. Lake Butler. FL Baker C.I ........................................................... .. .. .. ....................... Sanderson. FL Columbia C I. Annex & Work Camp............... ........... .. .Lake C ity. FL Lake City Correctional Facility......... .. Lake City. FL PLEASE THE MINISTRY E FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. 'Each the nders arnve one-half hour earl1er than "TT r-0 :::c CJ) m z ::j z m r-1 OJ c: r rm ::j z "tJ c: OJ l en :I: m c m < m :::c -<--1 c: m CJ) c )> z c "TT :::D c


0') Back Page Citv 01 Jov Hosts Eastern Jurisdiction District Meeting c City of Joy Church of God in Christ hosted the Eastern Florida Jurisdiction District Meeting recently Elder Daryl Flintroy is the pastor and Jeannie V, a: Jenkins is the District Missionary. (Photos by Julia Jackson) LL c a: LL c z w c w ::E: en ::::; m ::: a. Z' i= w ...J ...J ::: m ....:. w z i= z w en C a: 0 ...J LL Superintendent William Gaylord attended the District Meeting. Jeff Smith, District YPWW President at the District Meeting. The strong voice of Barbara Kelly always warms the hearts of the listeners. Delores Gambrell waiticg for the program to get start-ed. Evangelist Davetta Smith sang inspiring songs. Shandia Glenn sang a solo. Visiting District Missionary Mary Ramsey and her guest, Missionary Lillie Mae Davis of West Palm Beach. District Missionary Jeannie V. Jenkins, left, was presented a gift during the Women's District Night service. The presenta'tion was made by her biological sister, Regina Gainey. Evangelist Rachel Bell of Cocoa was in town for the meeting. Mother Ruth Hodges attended the District Meeting.


Young Woman Fights laws Impacting People on Fixed Incomes-; As a youngster growing up in Tampa, one young woman had the opportunity to witness her father fight for others Today, the young woman has discovered that she has her father's fighting spirit. Ms. Delicia Stewart, the daughter of Attorney Delano Stewart, a Tampa native and longstanding member of the. legal community, is the national spokesperson for Grassroots Outreach for EmPower Consumers. She is-concerned about legislation that will help the environment at the expense of the people. "The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (ACES)," drafted by Chairman Henry A. Waxinan, of the Energy and Commerce Committee, and Chairman Edward J. Markey, of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee. She feels the bill will unduly shackle minorities living in 'th e southeast and the midwest with the highest electric rate increases in history. Ms. Stewart has already MS. DELICIA STEWART National Spokesperson for EmPower Consumers met with members of the U. S. Congress as well as with President Barack Obama's administration. "I am traveling coast to coast, community to commu nity; where there is a story to be told or a voice to be heard you will find me. We must guard against proposed new laws that are purportedly designed to help the environment, but which will increase electric bills so much that working people will not be able to make ends meet," Ms. Stewart said. Citing_statistics, Ms. Stewart. s aid in 2008, African American households with .annual pre-tax incomes ofiess than $50,000 spent roughly one-quarter of their income after taxes. She said consumer advocates predict the Waxman bill will lead to substantial price increases to consumers. She also cited the fact that during the past year, the number of unemployed indi viduals has risen by 5 million. "The unemployment rate of African Americans, now at 13.4%, has risen nearly twice that uf any other racial or ethnic group. Waxman's bill will not save the planet, but 1t will surely kill American families," she stated. EmPower Consumers was created to focus public policy makers, regulators, and industry on the financial impact and affordability element of the energy equation and its effect on the working middle class and economically disadvantaged consumers. "We support Congress, but we ask that in return Congress support us," Ms. Stewart said. B acher Surprised Bv Nomination Of Year Award Ms. Megan Marie Allen was recently chosen as one of five finalists named to compete for the distinguished 2010 Macy's Florida Department of Education T.eacher of the Year Award. Ms. Allen is a fourth grade teacher at Cleveland Elementary School, where Peter Russo is the principal. She was surprised with the new_s by Hillsborough County Superintendent Mary Ellen Elia. Ms. Allen, a teacher for five years, is a National Board Certified Teacher and a National Board Mentor. She is shown with her grade class after the announcement was made. Ms. Allen said, "I strive every day to dream. big, learn from others,. reflect, and give everything th;at I can. I try to be a dream lifter, for one purpose-for the children." [Black Historv Comminee Mixer And Installation Ceremony 1 The City of Tampa Black History Committee, Inc. held its mixer and installation ceremony 01,1 2009 in the Mascotte Room of the Old City Hall. On the program were Frank Crum, Tom Forward, Regina Lock-Depass, Celeste Gibbons-Peoples, Tonja Brickhouse, Gregory Hart, Linda C. Williams and Lenoir Russell. The officers were installed by Gwen Miller, Chair Pro-Tem, Tampa City Council. Refreshments followed. (Photography by Brunson) City Councilwoman Gwen Miller with the 2008-2009 Black History Committee officers, who were recognized: Celeste Gibbons-Peoples; Bettye Greene Johnson, Gwen Miller, Shirley FoxxKnowles, and Regina Lock Depass. Chauncia Willis and Mindy Synder attended the Black History Committee Mixer and Installation Ceremony. Jim Pinkney attended the mixer and installation of officers for the Black History Committee. From left, Assistant Fire Chief Tom Forward, Tampa Fire Rescue, Parliamentarian; Janelle McGregor; and Frank Crum, Office of Cable Communication, President. Jevon Harvin and Arthur F. Parker attended the mixer and installation of officers for the Black History Committee.


Jth Grader Writes Poem About The Homeless BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Jasmine Gued is a 7th grade student at Orange Grove Middle Magnet School. She s also very obser vant, and said she doesn't like to see people helpless on the side of the road with nothing to eat. "As a class assignment, I de cided to submit a poem about the homeless. My teacher gave me an A for my poem, and that made me feel good." Jasmine's mother, Carzette Mosley, said she and her daughter were riding and noticed a man running in and out of the woods in Thonotosassa. "We had seen him going o into the trash to feed himself. a: Jasmine always talks u. about what she'd do to help the homeless, and plans on < volunteering this summer at some of the area shelters 0 en w ::J JASMINE GUED Jasmine said she and her mom often talk about how people become homeless and she has a better understand ing of their situation I went on-line and found out there are between 700,000 and 2 million home less people in this country. I'm also aware that some of them are families with chil dren. I would like to do what ever I can to help them." Jasmine said she's striv ing to become an obstetri cian. These are a few lines from Jasmine's poem: "Imagine waking up in the morning and not know where you would lay your head the next night, because your home is being fore closed, or because you can't make rent. Imagine not knowing when your next meal would come. Could you survive without all our luxuries? "The American economist, Eli Siegel, is credited with saying if people really cared that poverty not be, it would not be. But once you can feel you re superior by thinking others are poorer than you, it will be." t-> a: w > w 0 w :I: en ::::i Hillsborough Countv Graduation Dates Ill ::J a. z i= w ...1 ...1 ::J co I ...1 w z i= z w en <( 0 a: 0 ...1 u. co I N w 0 Tampa Native Elected President Of Marquette Alumni Association Valerie Wilson Reed was recently elected (April25, 2009) president-elect ofthe Marquette University Alumni Association National Board of Directors for 2009-2010. She will assume the role of president in 2010 2011. Ms. Wilson Reed, is a 1979 alumni of Marquette University College of Speech. She also serves on the Marquette University Diederich College of Communications Dean's Advisory Board and past-president ofthe Ethnic Alumni Association of Marquette University. A native of Tampa, Valerie Wilson Reed is CEO of Valcooks, LLC and resides in Hinsdale, IL with her husband, Reginald and daughter, Franchesca. Tam pan Sings wav To 2nd Place Finish In Radio Show Giveawav BY GWENDOLYN HAYES Sentinel Editor Iris Collins has been singing since she was 8 years old singing in the church. A few weeks ago the mother of 2 sons sang her way to 2nd place in the "Steve Harvey Morning Show" Radio Star Giveaway, sponsored by State Farm. That second place finish won her $1,000. Having been in the cosmetol ogy business a little more than 10 years, Ms. Collins enjoys singing. She sings for various venues. The singing talent pos sibly came from her mother, Ms. Barbara Collins, one of the former lead singers of the Florida Mass Choir. Iris was one of 6 persons chosen nationwide to compete for the giveaway. She was flown to Philadelphia for the competition and became one of the 3 finalists, earning 2nd place. The threesome competed be fqre a panel of well-known a rtists, and she was the #1 choice of the panelists. How ever, the competition was opened to the radio audience that voted via the internet and Ms. Collins was the second place finisher. Ms. Collins IRIS COLLINS sang En Vogue's 'Hold On To Your Love.' This is not her first win from the Steve Harvey Morning Show. About a: ye'ar ago, she won $150 for a similar compe tition, where she also sang. In addition to the $1,ooo, Ms. Collins will be called upon to perform at different engage ments. A member of College Hill Church of God in Christ, Ms. Collins, the mother of 2 sons (ages 13 and 11 years old), is the daughter of George Wilds. She's in the process of opening her own salon in Ybor City The other winners in the competition were from New Orleans and Shereveport, LA.


Birthday Greetings Happy Birthday, Jessica 'She's All The Waylive' 6MONTHS NOW I th a nk God He blessed y ou to see another birthday. You a r e a jo y in life w ho makes my he art smile every day. Plenty of love, hugs a nd ki ss e s on your special da y From, your mom, Kim, and d a ughters, Kimmora and Kimmonie, Cedric, aunts uncl e s c ou s ins and friends Walton Academy for the Performing Arts A Public Charter School of Choice Walton Academy .Makes A Difference ... Intensive Academic Curriculum M.usic Fll)d, Dram't. Small Cla5sfooffllnstruclion Degree Certified Teachers, and Professional Artists Computer and Multimedia Technology After School Enrichment Program Community and Outreach Performances Summer Arts Program June 8th-August 14th 7:30am-5:30pm Ages 5-12 Program Includes: Morning academics, computer skills music, dance, drama, arts & crafts, lunch, snacks, weekly library visits & field trips Now Enrolling Kindergarten 5th Grade OPEN HOUSE Monday June 8th 6pm 4817 N. Florida Avenue Tampa, FL 33603 (813) 231-9272 (813) 231-9271 FAX www.waltonacademy.org ities A vail able : : Birthday greetings are going out to our lovely mother. Wishing you a very happy birthday S/20. May God con tinue to bless you with many more. Love, your ld:ds, Keke and Vanna. P. 1;). Keep being the true woman you are!! His Main Anraction Belated shouts going out to Chris. From his m a in l a d y Ms. Tia. If you didn t know, now y ou do and yes we' re ba-ck at it Enjoy your day boo. Much love! JAMEL RAE'NA Wishing my brother and my bab y girl a happy birthday Love Tasha. LINA LINA N N N 0 0 C/) m z ::! z m r I txJ c: r r m ::! z "'D c: txJ c C/) :z:: m 0 m < m :::tl -< -t c: m C/) 0 Wishing happy birthday to all the Lady Geminis!" Continue to shine and "do you Live to love and love to live! )> z Still giving the fans what they o want! LINA LINA I see you lookin '!!! A to a st to all Geminis! ., :::tl 0 m w I txJ


0') 1 Happy Anniversary Double Trouble Prom King AndQueen >-"' < c a: u. c a: u. c z a: w > w c w :r:: (/) :::::; m 0. z i= w ...J ...J m ...J w z i= z w (/)

., NEW MT. ZION M. B. 29TH STREET HERITAGE CHRISTIAN New Testament M. B. LAURA STREET CHURCH, INC. CHURCH OF CHRIST COMMUNITY BAPTIST Church Of Thonotasassa, Inc. CHURCH OF CHRIST CHURCH 11530 Walker Road ...... 2511 E. Columbus Dr. HAROLD RODRIQUEZ-MINISTER Thonotosassa, FL 33592 131 o East Laura Street ....., (813) 248-8101 or (813) 247-3899 3310 N. 29th St. TAMPA, FL 33605 Hillsborough High School (813) 986-3971 Plant City, FL 33566 (813) 752-2858 OFFICE & FAX (813) 242_4572 5000 N Central Ave. (813) 61.0-1252 William Kerrlson, Minister ....., EMAIL: romello@verizon.net Tampa, FL 33603 Sunday g Morning Bible Study .......... 9 A.M. CD DR. WALTER J. WILUAMS Pastor Early Morning Worship-7:55A.M. Sunday Morning Worship-9:30A.M. Morning Worship -10:55 A. Wed., Family Night-7 P.M. Dea. John C Lovett, Chairman Board Of Deacons 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 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. Sunday Morning Worship .... 11A.M. Sunday Evening Worship .... 7:30P.M. Morning Prayer (Tuesday-Friday) .... 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.'' 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: (813) 253-5714 *Fax (813) 254-1441 E-mail: MtPieasantMB@ aol.com Devotion By Mt. Pleasant Praise Team EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT 7:45A.M. 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 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 FL 33619 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 Study Thurs. Night: Prayer Service And Bible Study Saving The Sinners And Educating The Believers I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me. -Phil. 4:13 NEW FRIENDSHIP GRACE MARY MISSIONARY M.B. CHURCH BAPTIST CHURCH 3107 E. Lake Ave. 248-4127 3Q01 N. 37th St 248-377 u"''"LL .. Pastor Weekly Activities Sunday Church School 9:30 A M Morning Worship 10:45 A.M Bible Class 4:30 P.M Evening Worship 5 P.M Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 P M Bible Study 7 :30 P. ELDER THOMAS J. REED Pastor Early Morning Worship8 A.M. Sunday School-9:30A.M Morning Worship-10:50 A.M. Bible .ludy, Wed.-7 P.M. IS INVITED i J .I. ST. MATIHEW M. B. CHURCH 3708 E Lake Ave., Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 628-0752 Website. :._yyww.stmatthewchurch.org Email: rsims @ti!tl'tipabay .rr.com Break Of Day Worship 7 :45 A. M Sunday School 9:30a.m Morning Worship 11 a.m. Prayer Service Wednesday 7 p.m. Study of the Bible Wed. 7:30 -8:30 p.m. Praise & Worship Service Wed. 8:30 9 p .m. Children & Youth Bible Study Wednesday 7-8:30p.m. Saturday 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. Growth And Sharing God's Love Worship Oppor1unities SUNDAY Sunday School 9:30A.M. Morning Wors1liP,. \ 11 :oo A MJL". > YPWW-6:00 P : M Evening Worship 7:00P.M. TUESDAY & FRIDAY Evening Service 7 ;00 P.M Morning WorshiP. Worship ... 10:15 A.M. Evening Worship ....................... 5 P M Wednesday Morning Bible Study ............. 10 A.M. Evening Bible Study .................... ? P.M. Sunday School -9 :45 a.m Morning Worship -11 a .m. Evening Worship -5 p .m. Prayer Meeting Tuesday 7:30 p .m. Visitors Are Welcome! FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH OF HIGHLAND PINES Pastor Prayer Meeting & Bible Study Wednesday7 P M Sunday School -9 :30 A. M Morning Worship-10:55 A. M. Church Van-(813) 627-0338 PEOPLE FOR CHRIST MINISTRIES 10511 Main Street Thonotasassa, Florida DR.THOMAS L. HADDEN, Ill Sunday School 9 :30A.M. Morning Worship 11A.M. Bible Study (Wednesday) 7 P M St. Marl' Uaptist <.:hunh 7221 S. Shl.'rrill Slrl.'l.'l Purl r.nnp.t, Huridd 336lb (813) 839-:>263 Pastor/Teacher RuilcJin,r; On A Firm Sw1dav School -9:30A.M. Sundav Morning Worship-10:55 A.M. Tuesday Night Bible Study G P M Wednesday Night Pravt'r Service & Bible Study 6:30 P .M. Transp011 (J) m z :::! z m r-1 OJ c r rm :::! z "'D c OJ r-cn ::::t m 0 m < m :::c < -i c m (J) 0 )> z 0 ., :::c 0 ;g G) m CJ1 OJ


church, so must the husband submit their own interpretation The be for the wife and family. To the children Paul says, actions and activities of the fa-The church was blessed as it obey and honor your mother ther, mother and children are :1: followed the leadership and and father in the Lord. Chilas unto the Lord direction of Christ. dren must realize that God ex-C To the husbands he says, pects them to obey and honor a: "Husbands, love your wives their parents. It is not based LL The Familv 01 God Have you ever wondered what is going on with the family? It seems as though marriages are coming apart and children are going astray. The sad thing about it all is that it is not just the mar riages and families with unsaved people, but it is also happening to saved, sancti fied, and Holy Ghost filled families. There are many is sues that families must con tend with on a daily basis. In his letter to the church in Ephesus, Paul, writes to en courage the husbands, wives, and children. These are peo ple who have a knowledge and > love for God but are struggling as they live in a society influa: enced by pagan and secular LL beliefs. This week's lesson seC lected from Ephesians 5:21-:i 33; 6:1-4 records Paul's ;::: words. C "Wives, submit yourselves to tn your own husbands, as unto the Lord" (vs. 22). This verse is one that is greatly quoted among couples. It is this verse that many use in debates and discussions to get wives to do what they consider to be right It is also this verse and the concept of submission that many wives have issue with The truth of the matter is, that it is the misquoting or lack of understanding of this verse that is causing the prob lem. The key to the fulfillment of this verse is the latter part; as unto the Lord. She is sub mitting to the husband, as though she is submitting to the Lord. It is really not to the man, but the Lord. Give him the same courte sy, respect, and honor as he stands in proxy for God. The wife's submission to the husband comes with great benefit. As she submits to him, then he becomes respon sible for her. As Christ was re sponsible for the safety, protection, and provider of the even as Christ also loved the upon what you think about church, and gave himself for them. It is not based upon it;" (vs. 25). Husbands are what they have done It is expected to give their all (life) about what God expects. for the family. Christ saw the The caution is when things need of the church and met it. are illegal and violates your He saw them hurting, and personal and private body! healed them To the parents relating to Although there were some children, he says, "do not prowho didn't love Him or apprevoke them to wrath" This 1e iate Him, He still loved them. simply means do not have He did not pick and choose. such a yoke on them that they Hit remained consistent As will be enticed to do what is there must be conwrong sis-tent love for wives. She The family can be a stronger inay not be all that you want unit following the principals her to be, but you must still Paul has laid out Doing this love her, honor her, respect must be with a full and comher, and be willing to die for plete understanding. The inher. dividuals must not yield to The idea of being submissive as to the Lord and loving as Christ loved the church be comes a simple task when it is done according to God's will Perhaps wives will be more submissive as they see that Husbands are loving them to the point of death. Con versely, husbands will be more loving and willing to give their life for a wife who is willing to FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VIUAGE 8616 Progress Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619 Church Office : (813) 677-1948 Pastors Office : (813) 672 0389 Academy Office : (813) 677-5988 Fax : (813) 672-0514 E-Mail : fbcopv@tampabay rr.com fi: w > w c w ::I: tn :::::i m ;:) a. z i= w ..J ..J ;:) m I ..J w z The 29th Street Church Of Christ Invites You To Its VACATION BIBlE SCHOOl Theme: Fishng With The Master DR. SAM MAXWELL, SR., Senior Teaching Pastor AduiVChildren Worship Times 7 : 30A.M: & 10:55 A.M. 4:1!:Ufiilu!!f, Sunday-9:45A .M. -Adult & Youth! Children Tuesday-11 A.M. -Adult Wednesday-7 P M -Youth/ Children 7:30P.M. Adult A Satellite Campus For Bible Growing The Church For Global Change (Acts t :8, Rom. t :8, 1 Thes. 1 :8) FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LINCOLN GARDENS 4025 W. Palmetto St. 879-1351 REV. ANTHONY GREENE, Pastor Sunday School -9: 30A.M. Morning Worship-11 A.M. Prayer Service & Bible Study Wednesday7 : 30 P.M. "To Know Qlrlst And To Milke Qlrlst Known" FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLLEGE HIU 3838 North 29th Street, Tampa (813) 248-6600 REV. EVAN BURROWS Senior Pastor Early Worship -7:50a m Sunday School-9:45a.m Mdrning Worship-10:50 a.m. For Transportation Call SISTER BARBARA MCGILL at621-1155 Tuesday Prayer Service-6:30p.m. Bible Study-7:30 p .m. Visit our Website or E-Mail us: www.fbcch.org info@fbcch.org i= z w CIJ Monday, June 15th Thru VICTORY BAPTIST BIBLE INSTITUTE

Local Pastor And Mrs. Thomas Scon Celebrate 29 Years At 34th Street Church 01 God Reverend Dr. Thomas Scott and Mrs. Marva Scott celebrated 29 years as pastor of 34th Street Church of God There was a First Lady's Night with Rev. Dr. Julia McMillian of New Dawn Restoration Church as the guest speaker; a First Lady' s Breakfast with Cynthia Ware as the speaker; and the Anniversary Service with Rev. Mark Gardner of Northside Church of God, Miami as the guest speaker. (Photos by Julia Jackson) 'TI r-The congregation and guests dined together after the an-niversary service. Deacon Mitchell helped to serve while Sis. C Phyllis waited patiently to be served. )> Pastor Thomas and Mrs. Marva Scott share a laugh during the anniversary service. The guest speaker for the 10 a. m. anniversary service was Rev. Mark Gardner of the Northside Church of God, Miami. Mother Marjorie Sledge enjoying the service during the pastor's anniversary at 34th Street Church of God. AWESOMEI A MIRACLE BREAKTHROUGH MINISTRY Not Just A Church Revival, But An Outpouring Upon All Flesh We Gather The Powerful Presence Of God. Come See GOD'S Bring All The Sick, Distressed 1'\lfllcteo, Wheelchair, Stretcher Cases LOCATION: Martin Luther King & 69th Street (West Of Orient), Tampa, FL DATE & TIME: May 26-30, 10:30 a. m. & 7:30 p. m. Mother Helen Dempsy was at the anniversary service for Pastor and Mrs. Thomas Scott. The Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan's (THAP) \l(eatherization Program is a creasmg the fuilded 'jirogram that focuses on m energy efficiency of homes, thus lowering the borne's energy burden (monthly electric bill). This is a FREE program for low-income lies, and priority is given to the elderly dts abled, and families with children under age 12 living in the home THAP's Weatherization Assistance Program serves Hillsborough and Polk counties Call NOW to find out if you qualify for thts FREE program and get your name on our ser vice waiting list! The Voice of Our Con-ununit:y Speaking .for Itself' Weatherization Works in Florida weath-er-i-za-tion: To make (a house or other building) secure against heat, cold, or stormy weather, as by adding insulation, reinforcing windows and stopping all forms of air infiltration Hillsborough & Polk Counties Hillsborough County Office: (813) 626-4926 Fax: (813) 626-9695 Polk County Office: (863) 519-4444 Fax (863) 519 4440 Toll Free: (866) 378-8228 Email : tsewelll O@hotmail.com TAMPA HILLSBOROUGH ACTION PLAN, INC. en m z :::! z m r-1 m c: r rm :::! z "tt c: m r-u; ::J: m c m < m ::D -< -4 c: m en c )> z c 'TI :!:!" c


9 a: LL. c z <( c (J) w ::J 1-> a: w > w c w :I: (J) ::::i m ::J a. z i= w ...J ...J ::J m ....J w z i= z w (J) C a: 0 ...J LL. m I QO w (!) Shear bcellence lnlemauonal Hair Formerly At 7243 N. NelorasKaLB\ r e 3649 W. Waters Tampa 3361 (813) 933-Local Mother's Dav Celebrations Mother's Day was recognized in numerous ways around the Bay Area. Several people visited churches with their mothers or in their memory. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Triplets celebrate their mother: Myrna and Marsha of Atlanta; their mother, Evelyn Laster and First Lady Marva Scott of 34th Street Church of God. Rev. Dr. Maxine and Cecil Woodside enjoying the Mother's Day celebration. Mother Gladys Whaley was 'pretty in pink' as she worshipped on Mother's Day. Mother's Day was also: enjoyed by Mother Jessie, Mae Parks. MOTHER ZELMA ITA COPELAND Mother and daughter worshipping together: Brittany and Elaine Saffold. Sisters Helen Glymph and Mae Alice Judge celebrated Mother's Day by visiting their late mother's church, 34th St. Church of God. They were joined by their families: Lynette and Michael Johnson and children. They are members of St. John Progressive M. B. Church. Family from Largo worshipping in Tampa: Ebony; :Minister Dayna, Elliott and E. J. (Jr.) Gray. Sabrina and Carly Christie enjoyed their day together.


Social April Birthday Celebrants Happy birthday to the April celebrants: Evica Mards, Thomas "Tommy" Watson, Camilla Armstrong and Shirley Anderson. Also celebrating their natal day this month is : Elder Harry L. Harris (Eustis, FL), Lillian HarrisCusseaux, Reva HarrisTaylor, Albert Harris (New Jersey) Veroniya Winkfield, Anita Foster, Dwayne Evans, Patricia Barnes, Ann EakerGlymph, John L. Miller, Hector L. Cordero, .Cynthia Hernandez, Ronesia Leath, Tracy Yazid, Johnny Ferrell, Cindy H. Williams, Boris Goins, Gavin Goins, Wilbur Jack son, Shevawn Spencer. Robin James, Mylo Hines. Ingrid Baronville, Sandra Riley; Desmond Saunders and TaLea Williams. Birthday greetings from South of the Border to Mesa, AZ, resident and former Tampan and former Oakland Raider #85, Carlton Oats, who will have another blessed day on April 24, 2009 What a blessing! Sick And Shut Ins You never walk alone, God is always by your side: Mrs. Lula Philon, Mrs. Ethel Gambrell, James Joyner, Mrs. Annie Laura Jelks, Mrs. Bertha Washington and family, Mrs. Lillie Mae Stokes, Mrs. Della Vickers (TGH), Mrs. Mildred Hanna, Ms. Melody Jackson, Willie Ed Chaney, Mrs. Carol Pierce, Stan Porter and Mrs. Lucille Moore. Also in need of your prayers are : Ellen Haire-McClennan, Bessie Sims, Ethel Wells-Dixson, Devora Solomon, Alzalee Hill, Geneva Ferrell, Cynthia Roberts, Sonia Powell, Lillian Harris-Cusseaux, Freddie Jean Cusseaux, Eli Rodgers, Ora Lee Revels and Frank Revels. Sympathy ,My, conddlences to the fol lowing families : Mr. George Harris and family in the loss of }lis nephe .w, .who was funer alized in Clearwater. Mr. Ben Brown and family in the passing of h1s nephew, who was funeralized in Quincy. Mrs. Lizzie Wright and family in the passing ofher sis ter, who was funeralized in Tallahassee. Also sending sympathy to Mrs. Annie Gadson and family in the loss of their loved one, who was funeralized last Saturday Anniversary Congratulations on your recent anniversary Curtis and Cassandra Reed, from the Villagers who are wishing you many more! We Will Miss You Bill! For those who watch Channel 8 News, as of June 25th, Bill Ratliff will no longer be with the news staff I am sure he will be missed after 27 years of service to the community. The Community Hour Of Power St. James AME Church, 5202 86th Street, Progress Village, is hosting 'The Community Hour Of Power' every Thurs day morning at 10:30 a m Come out and share the Word with Rev. Gloria Hinds. 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 Progress Village Found a tion 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 appli cations is May 3, 2009. Progress Village Family And Friends Reunion Good fellowship, good food and good fun for all! Jump aboard the Carnival's Cruise line Sensational as it sails to the Bahamas. For more info, call Debora Barr at (813) 417-6654. First Baptist Church Of Progress Village News Every third Saturday of the month between 8 a m and 12 noon, the church gives away donated clothing, toys and household items at 8616 Progress Boulevard (between 78th St. and Faulkenburg Rd.). Homeless Helping Homeless (HHH) HHH, 2626 E. 32nd Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33610, phone (813) 516-2770, fax (813) 3156009, has obtained their first shelter with 16 beds available Their goal is to have 75 beds by the end of this year for any one who is in a distressful situ ation. Our mission is to make an impact in individual's lives even though we have our own plights through bad choices, economic circumstances and mental/physical challenges. Visit them on their website "http:/ /www.homelesshh com www.homelesshh.com. 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, T a mp a FL, 33677-461 8 Benefit Concert H.A.R.C A (Hillsborough Achievement and Resour c e Centers) sponsored th e ir 2nd annual "Jeremy Elvis" Ben efit Concert on Saturday, A prih8, 2009, at 2 p m. at the Riverview Civic Center. H.A.R.C. is one of the oldest a nd mo s t r es p ec ted agenci es se rvin g p e opl e with disa biliti e s in th e T a mpa Bay Region sin c e its foundin g in 1953 F.Y.I. L e t us keep President Barack Obama and his fam ily in our daily pra y ers as he tries to bring change for every one. ::a 0 R e m e mb e r o ur s ervice m e n a nd wome n w h o put th e i r lives := on th e l i n e d aily. R e m e mb e r th e h e lp ers i n th e N kit c h e n : Thelma, ( 8 1 3 ) 671-N 3614, F a mil y D eli, ( 8 1 3 ) 671-1541 or H. 0 P., (813 ) o 238-5221. (0 C all yo11r n ews in to lradean London-Biggs at (813) 6776071. Be blessed! Yes We C an! 1\merica Uusts 2115 E. Hills-borough Ave. OPEN 24 HOURS lloz. Ice aundrv Dete'ruent Gatorade 32oz. Channin Basic Bllhrao nssua IIIIIs Store (813) 237-3741 Pharmacy (813) 237-3743 R&Pack amen Noodles Varletv Pack r-0 ::a 0 )> (J) m z ::::! z m r-1 OJ c: r rm ::::! z "'D c: OJ r-c;; :I: m 0 m < m ::a -< -f c: m (J) 0 )> z 0 ::a 0 C') m (0 I OJ


g Local N N' N :E Communitv To Host Second Annual Communitv Fair On May 30, 2009 from 11 am. until3 p.m., the East Tampa community will host their second annual Community Fair. < At the fair will be space for vendors to set up to either sell or display their items or display services that they provide. There is no set fee for the space, however, donations are requested from each vendor to help raise funds for the summer camp. The funds help to extend the camp at no charge to youth that may not be able to LL pay. c a: LL. c z w c w %: en ::::i m :::: c. z j:: w .J .J :::: m I .J w z j:: z w en

Local Small Businesses Close Down After Central Park Demolished THOMAS SCOTI City Council Chairman BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Prior to the riots of 1967, Central Avenue was the mecca of Black-owned businesses in Tampa. After the riots, Central Avenue was never rebuilt, and those businesses disappeared. With Central Park Village still alive and vibrant, some small businesses were able to stay alive and serve not just Central Park Village, but the surrounding area. However, homes; to the north of the public housing project began to disappear, and now Ceritral Park Village is no more. Also gone are most of the small businesses that were locat ed in the surrounding com munity. During last Thursday's City Council meeting, Chairman Thomas Scott asked what's being done to attract small businesses back into the area, now that plans are underway to build new apartment units and retail shops. City of Tampa Economic Development Administrator, Mark Huey, said. it's been difficult to attract sm;:tll the area with the relocation of residents from the "A rirlmber of folded because their market left. It's been a difficult part of our redevelopment plan to bring them back. A portion of the project JEROME RYANS involves commercial businesses." Huey said opportunities for small businesses right now aren't good. "We hope that changes in the future once the projects planned for the area are complete." Chairman Scott asked Huey if the city offered any assistance to remaining businesses in the area that are struggling. "There's been a lot of engagement in conversations on the availability of grants, but I don't know the status of that right now," said Huey. Michael Hatchett, CRA Manager For Central Park Village and Tampa Heights, said the primary concern right now for the area is housing. "We need the people to serve the businesses in place first. We feel the impact would have been minimized if we had been able to stick to the development timetable for CPV. Also, we don't have TIF (Tax Increment Finance) resources for the area." Sam Harris, CPV Community Advisory Committee Chairman, said his group is concerned that the new project proposed for the area is not provid, OJ?p?rb:Inities for local businesses. "None of the contractors for the project are from this area. "It's been suggested we come up with ideas on how STARKES ROOFING, Residential & Commercial Leak Repairs No Job Too Small Or Too Large 20 Years Experience 5 Y ears Established In Seminole Heights Community :\'1111 Taking \pplkations For ment. Dri1 cr\ Lkcnse Required. DARRYL STARKES Roofing Contractor Lic e n se# RC0067277 Licensed-Bonded-!JJsured 1802 E. Mobile Avenue Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 477-0108 Fax: (813) 236-7325 DARRYL. STARKES MICHAEL HATCHETI to deal with that. We think the city's Minority Business Enterprise Program should be a part of those discussions." Harris said it's really up to the people to step up and make sure this happens. "We have to speak up so if there are concerns, we can address them." "I work closely with Hatchett, and we inform the community as to what's going on. This is a great time for businesses to go into the area. We need to investing in the buying properties. Some kind of system needs to be put in place to help facilitate that process." Harris said remaining businesses are asking for help, but there's none to be given !. "There's no system in place to help them. We've talked about funds to help small businesses in the area, but nothing has been worked out as to where those funds will come from." Tampa Housing Authority Director, Jerome Ryans, said the problems with the area concerns everyone. ":M;ost of the businesses in that area were minority owned We knew it would be an issue when we decided to raze the complex. Our priority right now is providing housing. "Businesses are hurting all over, not just in that area. We hope once we get our project up and running, they will return. I'm glad city officials are looking into this. We all knew Central Park Village had a positi.ve impact on small businesses in the area. Our goal is to get the project done." Drop In Prooenv Values Will Impact East Tampa Revenues In a presentation during the Community Redevelopment Agency portion of Thursday's City Council meeting, it was announced that due to a drop in property values in East Tampa, revenues will be impacted a little over a million dollars. City of Tampa East Tampa Development Manager, Ed Johnson, said East Tampa has averaged $6.1 million in Tax Increment Finance (TIF) dollars over the .past two years. "Because of the drop, we'll be around $5.4 million. The projections are that there will be decreases for the next two years, a stabiliza tion in 2011, then a gradual increase in 2012." "One of the things we've budgeted for is $11 million for the completion of the 22nd Street Enhancement Project from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. To the junction where 22nd Street splits heading south. That $11 million is spread out over a 3-year period." Johnson said they also have funding in place for a stormwater project at Hillsborough Avenue and 30th Street. "We hope to pick up the .re,fainder of the 22nd S't;Teet to I-4 enhancement project when we see an increase or the financial market stabilizes and we're able to secure bonds based on future growth. ED JOHNSON "The retention pond projects aren't impacted by this, but additional capital improvement projects will be affected." Johnson said the facade project for 22nd Street won't be impacted. "Projects we planned for landscaping the medians on Hillsborough Avenue and 40th Street, and changing Columbus Drive from a one way to a two-way street will be put on hold for now. The enhancement project scheduled for 34th Street will also be put on hold. "What we have available now will only take care of the stormwater project and the 22nd Street project. The projects under programs and service won't be affect ed." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. Amazing Results Seeing Is Believing Instant Transformation While Losing Weight In The Process ., r 0 ::rJ i! en m. z :::! z m r I m c: r r m :::! z "'tJ c: m r en ::J: m c m < m -f c: m en c )> z c ., ::rJ c ..... ..... I m


.... .... Health News N N' N :: < c a: I.L c a: I.L c z <( c en w t-rt w > w c w :::t: en ::::i m 11. z Iii ..J ..J m I ..J w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ..J I.L m I N .,-w C) Group Unites For Opening Of Cancer Organization lselyn Dallas, CEO of I'm A Survivor, Incorporated and All New Nephews Barbecue present barbecue, bikers and breast cancer survivors teamed together to show the community they are aware and they care. Women who do find out they have breast cancer don't have support groups. "This is a sorority you don't chose to sign up for, but are a member anyway." __ _J1 A grand opening event will be held June 6th with a Mrs. Dallas, a breast can cer survivor, is a nurse practi tioner, and said she thought she had done all the right things. Healthy Smile Healthy Body Healthier You! Dental Implants Sedation/ Anxiety Management Cosmetic Gum Surgery Treatment Of Gum Diseases T.MERRELL WilLIAMS. DMD,MS Board Certified Interest Free Financing Available .T. 1\/tE;RRELL WILLIAMS, DMD, MS plant Dentistry riodonti.cs INDIVIDUAl...I'Z:ED .SEL.F-<::ONFlt.:>.F:':N'T' 4505 North Armenia Ave. Suite 101 Tampa, FL 33603 Visit Our Website At: www.tampaperio.com (813) 354-8707 Did You Know That..... '" Medicaid Provides CoveragerlFor Denture Patients, Including Annual Relining & Surgery In For Your Dentures? Call And Schedule '..'our Appointment Today!!! (813) 623-1014 fundraising effort. Leaving from Hooters Channelside at 9 d.xh., "A "l.ide With A RNe!' is a1 effort to create ii\r aieness l nd information to cane survivors. Bike riders will I ay $15-per"rider. Also a Community Yard Sale will be organized at a of $25 for a table space. All will be do nated to Moffitt Cancer Cen ter (Witness Project), Faces of Courage, and Felicia Winton-Taylor, owner of Books For Thought. Mrs. Dallas said this is their second fundraising event and she hopes it will be their most successful. "A lot of women don't do breast cancer exams. I'm in the Witness Project at Moffitt, ISELYN DALLAS and I try to tell women how important it is for them to ex..: amine themselves monthly. We also share our personal stories." Ms. Dallas said some women take breast cancer for granted, especially in the African American community. "Some women fear what they'd discover, because of what the next step will be. "I was the first in IllY family to be diagnosed in 2006. I'm in remission, but it's some thing I take with me everyday. "By sharing my experience, I try to make it easier for other women to make the commitment and to let them know what to expect if they are di agnosed with breast cancer." Mrs. Dallas started 'Tm A Survivor, Incorporated" last year, and she's concentrating on forming partnerships with local organizations. For more information, con tact Lyndon Dallas at (813) 503-9178. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at 248-0724, or emailed at lcrews@jlsentinel.com. Monin cancer Center, MOSI Team Up To oner Free Lectures Moffitt Cancer M0SI (Museum of Sci Industry) are offer ; ing free educational lectures to the public this All will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at MOSI, 4801 E. Fowler Ave. The schedule is as follows: "The Secret of Eating More and Weighing Less" by Kathy Allen, Director of Nutrition Therapy at Moffitt, will be held on Wednesday, May 20th. On Wednesday, June 3rd, Dr. Jhanelle Gray, member of the Thoracic Oncology Pro gram at Moffitt, and Tim Estrella, Coordinator of Clinical Research, will disc uss, "Lung Cancer and Chemo Preven tion." Cessation" will be Superior Pharmacy Of Temple Terrace 11531 N. 56th St., Temple Terrace, Fl 33617 (SE Corner Of Fowler & 56th.) www.superiormedicalcenter.com FREE HOME DELIVERY OF YOUR MEDICATIONS $4. GENERIC DRUGS NOW AVAILABLE FREE NUTRITIONAL COUNSELLING FOR DIABETICS FAST & FRIENDLY SERIVCE FREE GIFT BASKET ($65 VAlUE) WHEN YOU TRANSFER 3 OR MORERX Let Us Be Your Pharmacy. Call Us Today At (813) 989-1351 SU EDJ PHARMAC;x H +I $ l(.;,"": ....... :v;;.:: ...... the topic on Wednesday, June 10th. The lecturer is Ms Nancy Oliver, Inpatient Smoking Cessation Nurse Dr. Jonathan Zager, member ()f the Cutaneous On cology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, will discuss "Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Awareness." This discussion will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd. Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second! It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.


Health News You Are What You Feet;J If you 're worr i e d your blood press u re may be too high, c h eck. .. your feet? H e r e are a few suggestions: Chec k feet regularly for variations in skin color, sores, blisters and c alluses Many problems are first indicated by changes on the foot's surface, not by pain. Remember that pumice stones can be hotbeds of hact eria g rowth. Use a n oil-based ointm en t every night. Trim t oe n a ils straight across. Don't CH-t' into corners or on the side of the nail bed as this could lead to ingrown toenails. As a final tip, if you feel like something's wrong, see a po diatrist. Foot pain isn't normal and you should not ignore it. Dreaming 01 Sleep Adequate sleep is vital for the body and mind to function properly, which is to be ex pected, considering that an en tire array of important biological activities and regen erative processes takes place during sleep Severe sleep deprivation ab solutely cannot be ignored (as if anyone really can), as its im pact on overall health is stag gering Depending on the causative factors and severitY, a number of highly effective natural op tions exist, ranging from rudi mentary to more aggressive. The major ones are: Establishing regular sleeping patterns Avoiding dietary inhibitors to sleep Engaging in regular Limiting environmental dis turbances Implementing relaxation and stress-reduction techniques Utilizing herbal sedatives and supplements Undergoing light therapy Undergoing cognitive or be havioral therapy After being gone so long sleep may be too fearful to return, but these simple steps are sure to quickly put it at ease. Each of these will be discussed in detail in the upcoming parts two and three of this three-part series. African Americans More At Risk Of Kidnev Disease Kidney disease has no warn ing signs in its early stages and-' many of those at high risk do not know it -:-. nificant disparitJ,': ...is found among African men ages 22 to 44, who are 20-times more likely to develop kidney failure from hyperten--.sion compared to their Cau casian counterparts. The -: is disproportionate among African Americans They are four times more likely than Caucasians to develop kidney failure. And while African Americans make up just 12 percent of the population, they account for 30 percent of people with kidney failure. A sigThe good news is that if kid r i ney disease is detected early. 1 1 : medication is available to help } slow its progression or prevent kidney failureNKDEP's ulti mate goal. brick by brick, block by block, callous hand by callous hand together ordinary people can do extraordinary things PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA up everybody! My name is Marsha, I'm 47 years old been living in Tampa Park for about 15 years now. I am HIV positive, I found out I had it when I had my 3rd child because he was positive To be honest when the doctors told me was positive, I was like these people don't know what they are talking about. 1 don't know how I caught it, yeah I'm in the streets drinking and having unsafe sex I felt like those people didn't know what they were talking about. I kept doing what I do best, hanging out at the Dirty Bar and continue to have unsafe s (>,t'! I in denial for about 4 years until a S9cial Worker came to my door and told me they were tal (/) m z :::! z m r-1 CXI c r rm :::! z ., c CXI r-(i) ::I: m 0 m < m :r:J -< -t c m (/) c )> z c ., :r:J c ..... w I CD


0 0 N N N ><{ :2: >-=' <{ 0 0:: u. 0 0:: u. 0 c en w >-0:: w c w :X: en :J [Q ::> a. z i= w ..J ..J ::> [Q I ..J w z I= z w en <{ c 0:: 0 ..J u. w a. Recipes rJeappy Cfnemorial 0Jay :from 'Tonia 'Turner gorlhae who have/allen and /or tbe who have slood lo fig/u crnay {}od lless and keep you sale lhroughoul each day and nig/u Now Cooking Thursday Saturday Fresh & Smoked Mullet Trout Spedal Discounts For S Sh Sh H d Churches, Banquets, napper nmp eap ea Family Reunions And Live Blue Crabs Large Orders. Monday Friday 10 A.M. 7 P.M. Saturday 9 A.M. -3 P.M. (813) 247-3020 *Fax (813) 247-3033 www.devilcrab.t:om We Accept EBT, l [., BJ Daily Fresh C..kes Available/ 0 '1 : l %cup Light Dressing 1 Tbsp. sugar 1 tsp cider vinegar 4 cups shredded green 1 cup shredded red ca Salted Peanuts, ked


6 beef franks 6 hot dog buns 6 singles, cut diagonally in half 6 slices bacon, cooked 1/4 cup sweet or dill pickle relish Mayo, Mustard, Ketchup, BBQ Sauce or whatever you like :fantastic {1-riffe.. t Corn on Tfie Cob-!!U:: :::::::::: :: : :::: : 4 ears corn on the cob in husks I 1/4 cup butter, softened Z Tbsp. grated parmesan ,.....,,,oc, Wow! 'Buryers 8 ground beef patties 2 Tbsp. olive oil 3 sweet onions, thinly sliced & separated 1/4 cup Miracle Whip Dressing 3 Tbsp. steak sauce 8 kaiser rolls, partially split & 8 Singles 2 tomatoes, each cut into 8 slices 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1 bag miniature marshmallows 6 cups crisp rice cereal 24 wooden pop sticks 2 Tbsp. each: red, white & blue sprinkles 1 tube each : red white & blue decorating gels publix.com/ad ********************************************************************** Pub I ixm I Pork Spareribs ....... ............................ l99Ib Publix Pork, All-Natural, Full-Flavor SAVE UP TO 1.00 LB Florida Sweet Corn ........... .... @ 3 0 Apple Pie ...................................... @60 White, Yellow, or Bi-Color Varieties, Perfect for Grilling, A Good Source of Vitamin C, each All American Pie, Choice of Flaky Double Crust or Dutch Apple With Streusel Topping, Y1l Oll !\k!lJOri.1l D.t). SURPRISINGLY LOW PRICE From the Publix Bakery, 28 or size SAVE UP TO 4.58 ON 2 PU8LIX ;:,\,Y ) \,tl ')_:-C.r -l df '1 I :l: I !,;t_ C 1r:_ en.: '.'o ,r ,l ., 2( ?. IJilll! Deli Iced or Ap GreenTea .... fee Assorted Varieties, Make a Meal With 8-Piece Mixed Fried Chicken. Southern Style Potato or Macaroni Salad and Old Fashioned Beans, Also on Sale This Week, 1-gal bot. Quantity rights reserved. 18-Assortedl299 Budwetser Beer..... -12-oz can or bot. SAVE UP TO 2.00 (18-Pack Heineken Beer, 12-oz bot. or Heineken or Heineken Premium Light Draughtkeg, 5-L keg ... 17.99) Lay's Potato Ap Chips .... .... fee Assorted Varieties, 10. 5 to 13.25-oz bag (Excluding Baked!, light, and Natural.) Quantity rights reserved. SAVE UP TO 3.99 8-Pack Selected Pepsi Ap Products ... fee 12-oz can Quantity rights reserved. SAVE UP TO 2.99 SAVE UP TO 2.39 : (Assorted Lay's Dip, 15-oz jar ... 216. 00) ::0 0 )> s:: )> -< N ..N N 0 0 CD "0 )> G> m ...... U1 I CD


g Local C\1 C\1 C\1 :: Students Go On College Tour >=' The University cif South Florida Institute on Black Life, Derrick Brooks Charities First & Goal, and USF < KnowHow2Go Programs sponsored a College Tour for students who are mentored by these programs. C Students are mentored in Mathematics, Science, Reading, English Etiquette, Ethics and College Prepaa:: LL. c a: I.L c z c( c (/) w :: .... > a: w > w c w ::1: (/) ::::i m :: 11. z Iii ..J ..J :: m ...:. w z i= z w (/) c( c a: 0 ..J I.L m I CD ,.... w (!) ration. The Tour took place on April 1oth and concluded with an outing at Islands of Adventure. Clara Cobb, Celeste Roberts, and Anh-Kay Pizano were coordinators. Students at Full Sail University. Mt. Pleasant Diamonds had a wonderful time during Field Day on Friday, May 15, 2009. Annually, the students com pete against the teachers in one sport's event. This year, the teachers won, 26 23 Coach Ron Niles said this is the sixth straight year the teachers have defeated the students. Billie Anderson, 8th grader, said he was sur prised by how well the teach ers played. Ms. Wynn led the teachers, dominating in the paint, with 16 points and 12 re bounds. Coach Niles taught the students a valuable lesson about driving to the basket by blocking 10 shots and making the winning basket Mr. Rivera and Mrs. D. Williams both contributed 4 poi,nts to the winning team. Wendell Harris, 8th grader, had 13 points for the losing team. Again, experience de feats youth. The student Dia monds have committed to defeating the teachers next year. The deadline for paying for Mt. Pleasant's annual end of the year field trip has been ex tended to Friday, May 29, 2009. Parents, please contact Ms. Wynn at the school for further information. Those students that do not go on the trip will be in school; however they will be on an early release schedule. Parents of current Mt Pleasant students, if your child is planning to return to Mt. Pleasant for the 2009-2010 school year, please contact the school to hold his/her place. Even though there is a waiting list, Mt. Pleasant is still accept ing enrollment applications for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades for the 2009-2010 school year Please call the school at 2530053 for more information or visit our web site, www.mp middleschool.net, to down load an application form. We are not a private school, not a church school, and not an al ternative school. We are a tra ditional public school. Tuition is free! A reminder to all parents and students of Mt. Pleasant Standard Based Middle School, school is closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2009. Students return to school on Tuesday, May 26, 2009. Go Diamonds! New Members Of Delta Sigma Theta Sororitv, Inc. Several young women completed all requirements and became new members of the Tampa Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. They were inducted in a ceremony that took place on April 25th. The new members are: Valinda Warren IJoyd, Vanessa Lawrence, Mercedes Carr, Tarreka Garnett, Natasha Williams, Jacqueline Coffie Leeks, Traci Ervin, Tiffany Johnson, Zena Jones, Shara Gibson, Shawntae' Royal, Natalie Powell, Chastity Taylor, Mayre Herring, Chante' Jones, Lauren Domio, Violette Poinvil, Katrina Stokes, and Adrienne Watson.


------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------, Local Entertainment ::0 0 s: Memorial oav Comedv Show To Feature BET Comedians On Sunday, May 24th at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, several comedians will highlight what's being called "The Big Memorial Day Laugh It Off Extravaganza." The show will be hosted by local comedian, L.C., and headlined by Tony Roberts. Also appearing will be Michael Blackson, from the movie Next Friday, Benji Brown, Ryan Robinson, and Florida Comic Of The Year, Tight Mike. Roberts said he's appeared at the Improve in Tampa before, and loves to do shows in Tampa. "I have a high energy, unpredictable style of comedy. I never stop talking, I'm very animated, and I put on a show. I'm serious about what I do, and the people in Tampa know me." Blackson said he's also appeared at the Improv, but that was a long time ago. L.C. "I'm originally from West Mrica, and I relate to that and compare the different cultures in my routines. I've been doing this for 15 years now, and I write m y own material." Blackson said aside from comedy, he has an independent movie project going on, and he'd like to do more "I think it's a natural progression for any performer to turn to acting. You've got to do more TONY ROBERTS things if you want to make money. Your goal is to expand. "Stand up comedy will always be my base, no matter what other things I do. Every comic isn't a successful actor, and some drift away from stand up and concentrate only on acting. A real comedian always comes back. This is what pays the bills. Once you're known, things start happening pretty fast." Myran Sails of One Opt BENJIBROWN Entertainment and Abdul Aquil of A VP Incorporated are presenting the show. Sails and Aquil said this is their first big show together, and they started putting things together in February. "I had worked with some of -the comedians before, and it wasn't difficult rounding up the others," said Sails "Three of the comedians will be in our movie due for release, next year, "The SUNDAY MAY 24/09 MICHAEL BL.I\.CKSON Stand." We'll start shooting in 2010 in Tampa, and this will the first major Black comedy film shot in Tampa. This is the first time a group of comedians have appeared together in 1\) 1\) 1\) 0 0 <.0 a show of this magnitude. Clarkson, Roberts and 0 ::0 Brown_ are all headliners 0 on their own." )> Reporter Leon B. CJ) m Crews can be reached at Z (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsen-m tinel.com. TAMP A BAY PERFORMII' z c ., lJ c TAMPA_ BAY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER N. ASHlEY DR. & 1010 N W C MACINNES Pl DOORS OPEN@ 1PM SHOWTIME 8PM fOR DCKETS WWW.TBPAC.ORG OR CAI1813-229-1821 0[SIGN RY GP.UVY GRAPHICS MYSPACE.COM/GRUVYART G') m ..... ....... I m


en Entertainment N' C\1 :E ).:' a: LL c ii: LL c z c:t c en w :::> .... w > w 0 w ::z::: en ::J ID :::> no z i= w ..J ..J :::> ID ..J w z i= z w en c:t c a: 0 ..J LL ID I co ,.... w CJ lionel Richie Readv To 'Go' With New Music LIONEL RICHIE DETROIT After letting others guide his creative direction on two albums, Richie plans to take control again on his next recording project. Producers and writers including StarGate, TheChristopher "Tricky" Stewart, Ne-Yo and Akon played key roles on 2006's "Going Home" and the new "Just Go," which came out Tuesday. Richie told Billboard.com that he has "already started" on another album, which he intends to helm himself, although he expects to bring in collaborators as well. "I've mastered the art of co-producing," Richie said. "No matter what, I have to have somebody else that sits across the room and looks at the big picture while I'm going in to get the second verse of the third song. I always need somebody in that room to back me up James Carmichael did a great job all those years of just keeping me in focus, 'cause that's the key." Richie said he's been "sketching up some songs" for the project, drawing inspiration from his travels to promote his last few albums. "I go to every great club in the middle of Paris and sit in the corner and watch what people move to," he said. "Then I go to Berlin and check 'em out. I go to London and check 'em out, New Delhi ... And then I go back to the hotel room and, while I'm in that same mood, I start to write. Students Break Dance Record RICHMOND -In what the organizer jokingly calls a case of his "Michael Jackson obsession gone wrong," a group of College of William & Mary students has won the world record for most people to dance to the singer's "Thriller" simultaneously in one place. The 242-person routine was organized by longtime Jackson fan Kevin Dua, who was notified Friday by Guinness World Records of the accomplishment. The previous record .was 147 people in an event held last summer at a British secondary school. Dua, 21, spent the better part of the school year orchestrating the t, which was held April 19 at the college in Williamsbu!zf in eastern Virginia. "I've been a Michae'f! ol;"'.'lf. Jackson fan since I was $: ; years old. It was I grew up around," said Friday in a telephone interview. Dua also was inspired by Thrill the World, an event held each October in which groups of "Thriller" fans gather around the world to recreate the 1983 video, a horror-film spoof featuring Jackson dancing among a troupe of zombies. Last year's event included more than 4,100 dancers in 10 nations, according to the Thrill the World event Web site. Man Shot Outside Drake Concen In Chicago DRAKE A 21-year-old man was shot outside a Drake concert early Saturday morning in Chicago. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that an unidentified man was shot in the buttocks outside the House of Blues around 4 a.m. when more than 1,000 people were leaving the show by the Lil Wayne protege and Sly Polaroid. The victim, listed in stable reportedly got into an altercation with a man who displayed a handgun, shot the victim and fled the scene, according to Officer JoAnn Taylor, a spokesperson for the Chicago Police Department. Taylor said the assailant has not been captured. Due to the ongoing nature of the investigation, officials have not revealed whether the two men attended the concert. The shooting was one of 18 in Chicago over the weekend, which resulted in five deaths and 13 injuries. According to Allhiphop. com, Drake took the stage at the venue at around 3 a.m. and performed a 45-minute set. But several fights broke out in the club, and patrons were asked to leave. The site reporte d that Drake canceied a planned afterparty due to the rash of violence in the city over the weekend. The Canadian rapper and Young Money affiliate has quickly caught fire thanks to his So Far Gone mixtape, released in February. His collaboration with Lil Wayne on "Successful" has made him one of the most buzzedabout up-and-coming MCs of the year. John legend Showcases linle Bro vaughn Anthonv It was a family affair at S O.B.'s nightclub as John Legend showed off the talents of his younger brother -and latest addition to Legend's record label -R&B singer Vaughn Anthony. In the hopes of securing a distribution deal for Anthony's upcoming debut album, Legend hosted the exclusive event for industry executives and fans To kick off the night, Legend played the supportive-big-brother role as he took to the stage at around 9 p.m. to introduce Anthony's seven-song JOHN LEGEND And VAUGHN ANTHONY showcase. Legend was met with deafening screams when he got onstage to hail the up-and-coming singer as an "incredible vocalist" and promised the crowd "a few superstar surprises.'' PinkeD-Smith: Not A Scientolouv School The New Village Academy, a private elementary school Will Smith and J ada Pinkett-Smith opened last year in Calabasas, Calif., uses L. Ron Hubbard's teaching methods -but PinkettSmith insists the school has no religious agenda. "All I can say is it is not a Scientology school," she told Ebony "That is straight evil to think that I would bring families into that educational institution and then try to get them to convert into some religion." Maybe her own children are an easier sell. Willow and Jaden Smith do not attend their parents' school, JADA PINKEIT-SMITH but continue to be homeschooled. "I didn't want my children around other privileged kids who felt entitled," PinkettSmith said. "I didn't want them to be around just cine type of person." Man Arrested In Shooting Of Rapper, At l.A. Mall LOS ANGELES --Upand-coming rapper Dolla was killed in a shooting at .an upscale shopping mall, and a man was arrested for investigation of murder, police said Tuesday. Los Angeles County Coroner's spokesman Ed Winter said the man killed Monday afternoonat the Beverly Center was 21-yearold Roderick Anthony Burton II, the birth name of rapper Dolla. Police said in a statement Tuesday that Aubrey Louis Berry, 23, of Atlanta, was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport with a gun Monday night. His bail was set at $1 million. Burton is among a growing list of slain rappers, including Tupac Shakur in 1996 the Notorious B.I.G. in 1997, Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC in 2002 and Deshaun "Proof'' Holton in 2006. Burton was s hot several DOLLA times in a parking structure at the Beverly Center and was declared dead at a hos pital, police said. Police did not say what may have motivated the killing. Burton's publicist, Sue Vannasing, told the Los Angeles Times the rapper was waiting at a valet stand after a shopping trip when he was shot.


Entertainment Tonv Yavo Drops Swine Flu, Keeps Up Beef With Rick Ross TONYYAYO Key Collaborations: The tape is hosted by universal 'hood king Mac-A-Zoe, and Lil Boosie is featured on My Cadillac." "I met Boosie at Buck's house," Yayo told us of their first encounter back in the day. "Between Boosie and Gucci, them n-as is my favorite in the South." Essential Info: OK, the obvious question: Why? "I think my flow ... everything is serious about me," Yayo said. "I feel my flow is seri ous; I feel like I'm the most underrated. Swine Flu is an epidemic. I'm about to start an epidemic ... I wanted to use what's relevant right now to get people's attention. I learned that from 50." Another thing he learned from 50 was to n eve r stop the war. Yayo says h e got Mac-AZoe from the Zoe Pound to host the underground CD via a phone call from prison. G-Unit's personal public enemy #1 shouted out the Zoe Pound on the hit Th e Magnificent," and has worked with Pound m ember Redd Eyezz in the past. "Being all the stuff that's going on with Rick Ross, I had to get Mac-A-Zoe to host the mixtape for me. Mac-A-Zoe said him and Ross used to be cool. ... I got in contact with Mac-A-Zoe through Sha Money. We're all Haitian me, Zoe, Sha Money and Whoo Kid. Sha Money called me with Mac-A-Zoe on the phone. We're kicking it on the mixtape. He's basically saying Rick Ross is an impostor. I agree with him. This guy is talking about bricks, I'm 'phony Yayo' and I sniff coke and smoke crack. All this delusional sh-. I don't know where [Ross] is getting it from. But you're the n--a that's a cop. I'm gonna make a movie. Don't push my back to the wall where you try to make it seem like I can't eat, or try to destroy my brand." Kanve West Pleads Not Guiltv In lA Airport Case KANYEWEST LOS ANGELES Kanye West has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a scuffle with a paparazzo last year. Los Angeles_ City Attorney's spokesman Nick Velasquez says West entered the plea through his attorney on Friday. The 31-year-old was not in court. City prosecutors charged the rapper with misdemeanor battery, grand theft and vandalism. West was arrested on Sept. 11 after an incident in which he was shown breaking a paparazzo's camera flash at Los Angeles International Airport. The next scheduled hear ing in the case is Jul.y 15. Review: Machines Dominate In Fourth 'Terminator' We have seen the future in T erminator Salvation," and the future is noisy. This fourth flick in the Terminator" saga takes place in 2018, 14 years after Judgment Day. John Connor is a rising force in the resistance against Skynet, the artificial intelligence network that started thinking for itself and eradicating humanity. He has seen destruction and listened to the recordings left by his mother that foretell his future, but he has yet to send anyone back in time in hopes of stopping it, including the man who will become his father. (You definitely need to have seen the first three movies to have a clue as to what's going on here. This is no time to play catch-up. Being a fan also helps.) MeG, director of the "Charlie's Angels" movies and "We Are Marshall," drops into this well-established lore and presents a post-apocalyptic world that is repeti_t"vely bleak and relentlessly loud. Yes, the machines have taken over, so of course there's going to be a healthy amount of clanging, crunching metal and automatic weapon fire but even things that shouldn't be noisy, like the lighting of a flare, sound like a rocket launch. JJ c s: 1\) 1\) 1\) 0 0 (0 "'0 c tD c CJ) :I: m c m < m JJ -< -t c m CJJ 0 )> z c JJ c ...... (0 I tD


0') Entertainment C'\1 T.l. Will Spend More Than Two Months In Prison, Official Clarifies Michael Jackson's Tour Will Be A 'Thriller' ic:( c a: LL c a: LL c z < c (/) w ::> ..... f%: w > w c w J: (/) :::i m ::> Q. z i= w ..J ..J ::> m I ,..J w z i= z w (/) ( a: 0 ..J LL m 6 C'\1 w (!) T.I. Though it probably spread a bit of joy among T.l.'s fans, recent reports that the rapper will only serve two months of his one year and a day prison sentence are inac curate. Sunday that T.I. -due to report to thP-Forrest City low-security federal prison in Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 26 -had been given credit for 305 days of home detention, "so his stay at Forrest City prison will like ly be only two months," the news agency may have misread the sentencing report. The story has since spread on the Internet, but accord-ing to Charysse Alexander, a spokesperson for the U .S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District Georgia, it is not accurate. According to Alexander, the rapper was indeed given credit for the 305 days of home confinement he served while awaiting trial in the case, but that has nothing to do with his prison sentence. After pleading guilty to two charges of illegally pos sessing firearms and of being a convicted felon in posses sion of a firearm in March in connection with his attempt_ : in October 2007 to buy unli, censed machine guns and silencers, T.I. (real name: Clifford Harris Jr.) was ordered to serve one year and one day in federal prison. Alexander explained that, at best, according to federal sentencing guidelines, anyone who serves more than one year in prison is eligible for a 15 per c ent "good time" credit, which in Tip's case could shave almost 55 days off his sentence. DREW-Z'S MO VlE REVIEW MICHAEL JACKSON If Michael Jackson's "This Is It" tour at London's -' 02 arena was as doomed as some reports would indicate, You'd think fewer people w<>uld want to have their names attached to the pro ject. According to reps, Usher choreographer Todd Samms is collaborating on the show, and Chris Brown choreography duo Rich and Tone Talauega were on hand during a recent casting call for dancers. A person who is involved in the planning and execution of the tour disputes this. "Todd, Rich and Tone are all great artists in their own right who have amazing talents," said the source. "But they aren't involved in the production." "There is so little that anyone is allowed to say Angels And Demons -Tom Hanks stars in this mystery about a secret about the tour, it's shrouded society out to destroy the Catholic C hurch. Worth Seeing! Too long -in says the source. 2hrs/20 mins. [***Yo] : "All I can say is anyone Star Trek-The U.S.S. Enterprise goes back to the begmnLng. Grade A would want to be attached to special effects/ Enjoyed it![****] o1 this. There are some big X -Men Origins: Wolverine -This Marvel com1c book mov1e tells the story that will happen and of Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) violent and romantic past. Expected more! ***} amaze. bbsessed-Beyonce stars in this drama about her husband (ldris Elba) J ts t;e being stalked by a temp worker (Ali Larter). Rainforest Films (St. Pete/Will ac son Isn gomg 0 e Packer-Stomp The Yard) produces another blockbuster. 41h week alibmX y i?ealthy enough to pull off office_ $63M. [ ***Yo] l:->sli: tour, t _he The Soloist-Oscar-worthy Jamie Foxx plays a mentally 111 mus1cal JV!1Chael 1s focu"'ed, de_ dlwho happens to be homeless. A LA reporter (Robert Downey, Jr.) triesJ 8 healthy behef save him from the streets .[***] _, __ XII rumors that md1cate the State Of Play-Russell Crowe stars in this crime thriller about a o1pposite are bullsh-. investigating a series of brutal murders. Worth seeing! [***Yo] .. Michael wanted to rehearse The Haunting In Connecticut-Based on a true story, a family moves into seven days a week, even, a house haunted by ghosts Not for Kids. [***] and we had to talk him into Observe And Report -A mall security guard does whatever it takes to rehearsing six days a week impress his dream girl. Surprisingly funny. [***] Fast And Furious -A fast-paced action and adventure siarring Vin Diesel. The best of the series. A must see! No. 1 at box office-$72.5M. [****] 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! [***Yo] 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. [ ] -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. [***Yo ] 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. [** ] Caroline-A dark animation about a girl who is terrorized by a witch. Too scary for kids. [** ] Fired Up -Two high schdol football stars decide to join the cheerleading team to be around the girls. Well-written comedy. Enjoyed it! [***Yo] He's Just Not That Into You -A comedy/drama about different relationships concerning women. Starts slow but turned out to be good. [***] Tyler Perry's Madea Goes To Jail-Comedy/drama starring Tyler Perry as Madea. 5th week-$87M. [***] Friday The 13th-The same as before. Fifteen victims to slash and two to survive. You pick who will survive. Bloo d and guts. No. 1 movie-$42M [**Yo] The Confession Of A Shopaholic -A light-hearted comedy and love story about a young woman who i s addicted to shopping. Your daughter will love this one. [***] The International.-A crime thriller starring Clive Owens. Worth seeing! [***Yo] The Uninvited-A teenage girl thinks the nanny killed her mother to marry the dad. A serious twist at the end. Worth seeing!. [***Yo] RATINGS **** Very Good I *** Good I ** Average I Wait For Video Are Eminem And 50 Cent Touring Together This Are Eminem and 50 Cent touring together this summer? For now, fans can only hope -MTV News' requests to label reps for comment had not been answered at press time -but according to G-Unit member Lloyd Banks, there's been preliminary talk about possibly ramping up the Anger Management Tour again. "I'm in and out the office, and there's conversations," Banks told MTV News recently. "I'm just as excited as the fans are. The first Anger Management Tour, I wasn't a part of." Banks said that if Em and 50 do go out, he'll defi nitely be on the show with the rest ofG-Unit. Eminem was recently a guest on BBC's "Friday Night With Jonathan Ross," and he told the host that he hasn't solidified his touring plans yet. "As far as touring, I haven' t got that far to really figure it out yet. I haven't got that part," he said. "I'm kinda in album cycle right now and promoting. But we'll see how it goes." Eminem Gives Away Tickets For Detroit Show DETROIT -Eminem is planning a free show in Detroit on the same day the rapper's album "Relapse" is released. He announced plans for the show on his MySpace EMINEM And 50 CENT page. Fans lined up for tickets at Record Time in the Detroit suburb of Roseville. WXYZ-TV and WJBK-TV reported that fewer than 500 tickets were distributed in about 45 minutes. Eminem spokesman Dennis Dennehy confirmed the show will be at MotorCity Casino's 1,500-seat Sound Board theater. DJ Jazzy Jeff will be a special guest. Eminem Says Nick Cannon Misinterpreted Mariah Carey Dis' Is Eminem taking the high road? As odd as it seems, that's what the rapper did in answer to Nick Cannon's furious b log post responding to Em's apparent dis of Mariah Carey in a new track. Well, he's sort of taking the high road. He still is Slim Shady after all. During an interview with BBC Radio 1 host Tim Westwood on Saturday, Eminem explained the song that sparked the ire of Carey's husband. "With the song 'Bagpipes From Baghdad,' I kinda spazzed out on that record, but I guess I spazzed out on every record," Em told West wood of the Relapse track. "There's a line on there that was a little harsh. It's a harsh line ... But it's like this, the way I look at it: I had no idea he was gonna take-iL like he took it. I had no idea Nick Cannon was gonna start wildin' out on m,e,. No pun intended." Possibly in jest, Em said his lyrics -which include the lines, "Nick Cannon better back the f-up. I'm not playing, I want her back, you punk," and, "Nick Cannon, you pr-, I wis h you luck with that f--in' whore" w e r e misint erpre t ed. The rappe r downpla y e d the situation, and his l e v e l tone see m e d to b e an attempt to diffuse any t e n sion b etween hims elf and Cannon.


Read All About It Today's Birthday---Hire a professional thi s year to assist you with financial matters. Pay off your debt ; and develop new and revise old sources of income It'll be fun if you're with the right part ner If you're not, make that your first pnority. You have the imagi nation so join with somebody who' s good with numbers. Gemini (May 21-June 21) -First you're talking about what you'd like to do, next you're figur ing out how to make it happen. This is a good thing of course It means you're not all talk Some people may have wondered Don't worry You can do this Cancer (June 22-July 22) -Finish up the job so you can go out and play Your friends are waiting for you. They've got somebody they want you to meet. Or somebody you already know i s taking you to tneet new friends It's hard to tell which way it goes. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) --Once you and your loved one figure out what you want to accomplish, the next part is doing the work You knew it would happen this way, because it always does The good news is that whatever you begin now is likely to turn out well. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -Others are impressed with your attention to detail. You appreciate the applause, but your real re. ward is to have clean space around you. The main trouble with hav ing people over is that they mess things up. Be patient with them Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) --The more you learn, the more you assist your co-workers. Sure some one could master this top ic, but then you wouldn't know how to advise them and encourage them if a big mess occurred It's best if you know what to do. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -Your partner's just about to give you another lesson in fiscal management. You're good but this other person can teach you a thing or two. Don't feel like you're losing authority over the situat ion. Listen and enjoy yourself Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)-An argument helps clear the air Say what's on your mind, but don t make a big deal of that. It's time to take care of business. You can do something to earn a bonus That'll come in very .handy, so put in the effort. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -You may not have thought of yourself as a hopeless romantic but you can do a pretty good job when you set your mind to it. You're excellent with words now, so express how you feel to a per son you love. You can never lay it on too thick Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -Consult the people who actually do the job for a better way They're the ones who can tell you what to get rid of and what to keep You may not agree on everything, but give credit where credit's due. Nothing beats expe rience not even good ideas Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -Can you spend a quiet day with your family? Not possible because you have to work? Can' t you do your job from home? It wouldn't hurt to come up with something you can do there to bring in extra income. Now's a good time to start. Aries (March 21-April 19) Change is in the air. Don't let it happen to you accidentally Fig ure out what you want and push to make it happen Better yourself whenever and however you can. Taurus (April 20-May 20) -Continue to stash away stores for the winter, even if it seems too early You can never have too much, if it's stored properly Mini mize your risk. This is best with nonperishables, by the way, and stuff you can freeze Sentinel's Top 20 Albums 1. Epiphany ........................................... Chrisette Michele 2. Fantasy Ride .................................................... ...... Ciara 3. Deeper Than Rap .............................................. Rick Ross 4. In A Perfect World ............................ ............ Keri Hilson 5. The Last Kiss ..... : ......................................... Jadakiss 6.1ntuition ............................... ................ Jamie Foxx 7. Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Eiix3r .............. Prince/Bria Valente 8 Love vs. Money ........................................ The-Dream 9. Forever In A Day .. ...................................... DAY26 10. Soul .............................. ...... .............. Seal 11.1 Am ... Sasha Fierce .............................. Beyonce 12. Uncle Charlie ............................. .... Charlie Wilson 13. UGK 4 Life ....... ... ..... ........................ UGK 14. The Point Of It AII .................................. Anthony Hamilton 15. The Voice ........................................................ Mike Jones 16. Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics ...................... lndia.Arie 17. Asleep In The Bread Aisle .................... : ........... Asher Roth 18. A Different Me ............................................... Keyshia Cole 19. The Sound ....... ; : .... : ... ..................................... Mary Mary 20. Paper Trail ...... ... .................................................. .......... T.l. Sentinel's Top 20 Singles 1. Blame lt ....................................... Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain 2. Birthday Sex .. : ..... : ........................................... .... ...... Jeremih 3. Turnin Me On ............................ Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne 4. Boyfriend #2 .......................................................... Pieasu re P 5. Day 'N' Nlte .................................... ............................ Kid Cudi 6. If This Isn't Love ............................................. Jennifer Hudson 7. Knock You Down ...... Keri Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne Yo 8. Rockin' That Than g ..................................... : ............ The-Dream 9. Never Ever .................................. Ciarra Featuring Young Jeezy 10. Turnin Me On ........................... Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne 11. sobeautiful .................................................... music soulchild 12. Magnificent ....................... Rick Ross Featuring John Legend 13. Dead And Gone ..................... T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake 14. Mad ...... ....................................................... .............. Ne-Yo 15. Pretty Wings ............................................................. Maxwell 16. Halo ......................................................... ................ Beyonce 17. Kiss Me Thru The Phone ... Soulja Boy Teii'Em Featuring 2Pac 18. She Got Her Own ....... Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous 19. Every Girl. .............................................................. Young Money 20. There Goes My Baby ...................................... Charlie Wilson ALL MY CHILDREN: Under police questioning, Liza said she saw a person holding a gun the n i ght of the murder but later it was Liza who was accused of the crime by someone else David made it clear to Amanda that he's going to make a claim for their baby. Disgusted to see David offering Jake money to buy Amanda's baby Krystal took off her wedding ring and left him. Liza came to a decision about her own future after talking to a tearful Amanda David paid off the nurse who had taken the blame for his crimes and got her a job caring for a private patient in another town Colby learned that Jake was sup posed to have been her father. Someone in jail found an unlikely friend in Annie. Coming: Colby joins the crowd suspecting Liza of t9u1 play AS THE WORLD TURNS: found out she's pregnant and admitted it to but kept the news from Brad While Paul ask ,ed Rosanna to let him and Eliza stay a t the farm with t"}er temporarily Meg made a video appealing to Paul to bring back Eliza. Rosanna saw the video and asked Paul to re consider keeping the child, but when Paul called Meg, he wasn't pleased to hear Damian answer the phone Larry was an unwelcome guest at Alison's graduation, but later forged a truce with Susan. After Casey expressed his love for Alison, they became intimate for the first time. Craig asked Jack for help in getting Carly off alcohol, but it was Parker who confronted Carly about her drinking after she was followed home from Yo' s by a sleazy guy. Coming: Rosanna gets more involved in Paul's life BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Stephanie was totally on board with Bill's plan against Eric and attempted to get Ridge to join them, at the same time trying to push Ridge and Taylor together. That idea was fine with Taylor, who reminded Ridge of their good past together When Brooke faced Bill directly and stood up to him, she was rewarded with something to use against Stephanie Brooke began to regret her tac tics when she saw Ridge's reaction Bill found a way to deliver a huge blow to Forrester through Stephanie's articles about Eric which began to odn cern her Bridget set ground rules for Nick to prove his commitment to her. When Jackie refused to stb p seeing Owen, Nick tried to get through to Owen With a cash offer Coming: Stephanie's thirst for revenge comes with a price "' I lhltoii'-.. DAYS OF OUR LIVES: didn't have Stephanie, Philip went 4 ttack as the po lice swarmed in to break thingA P found Stefano, while Owen still held convinced that they would spend their lives t ogether Victor dis-p. I J.::..jl owned Brady for going to the Philip's plan to rescue Stephanie enabled him to get into the morgue where he heard her cries for help Melanie was able to leave a clue before Owen locked her and Brady in the Kiriakis mausoleum Lucas had a memory flash of the night he was drunk and ques tioned Maggie who covered Mia agreed to a with Will and they came close to a kiss Nicole learned about Rate's impending adoption of Grace Coming: Kate s suspicions of Chloe are rekindled GENERAL HOSPITAL: Carly was hurt when Michael enjoyed Claudia's visits which Sonny encouraged However while searching for the truth about Claudia's role in the shooting Jason located Freda who implicated Claudia to s ave himself. Holly maintained that Robert is Ethan's father but was guilt-ridden and went to set things straight with Ethan Having completed her treatment program Robin had a happy reunion with Patrick and was thrilled to hold baby Emma After Claudia gave Johnny a gun for his own protection Sonny warned Johnny to stay away from Olivia Meanwhile, Maxie tried convincing herself she wants Spinelli, not Johnny Coming: The truth about Rebecca comes out. GUIDING LIGHT: Shayne revealed to Marina that he's Henry's biological father and was the blood donor but left it up to her to tell Mallet the truth Ma rina decided to keep it to herself Given the weight of evidence, Mallet arrested Reva for Edmund's murder. Reva told Jeffrey she didn't kill Edmund but followed him to make sure he wouldn't hurt Shayne who also defended Reva's innocence Phillip took the blame for the Ponzi scheme to protect Lizz i e and James after Bill was charged with securities fraud, and began to repay the investors James conned With Rate back home, Olivia dec i ded he needs time alone with Natalia and kept her distance Remy stared meaningfully at the diamonds when Clayton told him the bank is demanding money. Coming: Rate is faced with a difficult situation ONE LIFE TO LIVE: While Brody was determined to find Jessica and bring her home Bess banished Tess from her mind and came up with a plan. Real izing that Michael and Marcie were close to figuring out the truth about Hope, John told them everything, while Blair, Todd and Marty revealed the baby switch to a stunned Starr and Cole. Tea survived surgery Stacy paid Kyle's blackmail, then faced questioning from Rex and had to cover. Gigi was shocked by Schuyler's theory of how he believed Stacy man aged to switch someone else's stem cells for hers. Natalie and Jared's families were happy abouttheir marriage Dorian told Langston and Markka about Lola's tampering with their condoms and the con fession of killing her mother long ago Coming: Starr s life changes with news of her baby being alive. YOUNG AND RESTLESS: Trying to be happy about Mac and Raul's reunion when they were to gether in Darfur, Billy suffered on the inside which wasn't lost on Chloe Mac Raul's marriage proposal but wasn't ready to return to Washington with him Meanwhile, Chloe took Delia and left Billy relocating to the Chancellor estate Ashley was rushed to the hospital, bleeding but the baby was OK After finding a scrapbook filled with clippings of Sabrina in Ashley's purse, Victor told Olivia to get a psychiatrist tor her. Jack insisted to Sharon that he still wants her and the baby even after she told him all about Nick and Billy Phyllis wanted Nick to take Sharon out of their marriage. Instead, Nick gave Sharon a fiery kiss and told her that he's leaving Phyllis Coming: Sharon makes a life-changing de cision SPECIAl. MEMORIAL DAY WORD SEARCH H G s H E A u A T E n N R p A T 0 E 0 w G I A E L I M E M A y p v E F L 0 w E R s A E c M R N H v F D R s H A I D 0 D L E A N E s I A N H A T D T s T G y 0 L G I E N M E M 0 R I A L Find all the words listed below MAY MONDAY PARADES GRAVES FLAG MEMORIAL REMEMBER HONOR WAR FLOWERS SPEECHES HALFMAST ., Jl 0 )> ::::: 1\) 1\) 1\) 0 0 (0 ., r-0 l:l c )> en m z -1 z m r-1 m c: r rm ::! z ., c: m c en ::t m c m < m l:l -< -1 c: m en c )> z c ., l:l c ;g C) m 1\) ...... I tD


m 0 0 C'll C'll C'll :E 0 a: u.. c a: u. 0 z w a. w J: en :::i m ::J a. z i= w ...J ...J ::J m I ...J w z i= z w en pitited song, "It's Real." 1 Beloved Pastor, Bishop Henry Rodmon, Jr., Remarks / Benediction Occasion -Sis. Myra Bryant. Min. Jeffery Clay with handsome son, Master Josiah Clay, Pilgrim Rest member. "I'm ready, Ms. Gloria," per Josiah, O.K. Guest, Loretta Lott-Beasley and friends.


Polk County News NA WBO Selects New President Carolynne Mather, owner of Kids World Enrichment Center, was recently se lected to become the first AfricanAmerican President of the local Lakeland Metro Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NA WBO ) 2009-2010. Carolynne is a Florida Southern College and Rochelle Sr. High School graduate and a member of Ignited. She is married to James Mather, is the mother of 4 children, Deridre; Ernest, Jr., Edward and Emanuel. Carolynne will be traveling to Chicago to represent her local chapter in June 2009. Carolynne's birthday is June 23rd and she's definitely going places Congratulations. A Night Of Love: Reach Out And Touch Members ,of the Lively Lakeland District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and the Polk County community will come together for a Night of Love with Presiding Elder F, Bernard Lemon and Lady Laurastine Lemon. This grand event will be held May 23, 2009, at 5 p. m. and is sponsored by the supportive, caring pastors and members of the Lively Lakeland District and hosted Southern Christian Leadership Conference Held In Lakeland Economic development was the focal point of the first Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Central Florida meeting recently held in Lakeland. The host-site was Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church, Reverend Christopher O'Bryant, pastor. This inaugural meeting brovght together a blend of vaH o ti s denominations of-church and community leaders, business and human ser vices icons and citizens who have a desire. tif'i'iiip rove the. economical status of thefr community. Pastor H. B. Holmes, pastor of Rhema Family Fellowship, served as Facilitator. Pastor Holmes has served as an SCLC Consultant for the past three years: Prayer was rendered by Pastor Theodore Hall of Born Again Church of God in Christ. Pastor Williams J. Boss of Greater Faith Christian Center expounded on the mission of the SCLC of Central Florida is involvement of faith-based institutions in projects designed to revitalize the communities, establish sustainable econom ic development initiatives, attract inve_stments, build by the Reverend Ronnie L. Clark and the Hurst Chapel A M. E. Church family at 875 Avenue 0, N E., Winter Haven. Your presence will be felt in this evening of 'love that reaches and touches' as we hold up the hand of our esteemed spiritual leader, Presiding Elder F Bernard Lemon. The Steering Committee members are: Reverends Ronnie L. Clark, Pearce Ewing, James Cleare, Shirley Williams, Ella Edwards, Rubin Ancrum, Thomas Poole, W. M. Hogan, Linda Hayes, Laura White and S. A. Bain. He's Back Mr. Samuel Wilson was recently released from the Heritage Rehabilitation Center after suffering a stroke in February 2009. He is a retired executive with Hyatt Hotels and currently is the chairman and managing partner for the Wilson Family Holding Corporation Mr. Wilson was named a board member of Hyatt Hotel Foundation by Mr. Jay Prtykes, CEO. The Prtykes Awards gives scholarships to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Mr. Wilson is a Florida A&M University graduate (1958). His son, Stanley also graduated from FAMU in 1989 and they are both Life wealth, and encourage entrepreneurship. Greater Faith Christian Center is doing just that. Not only does its members and the general community receive spiritual teaching, but they are offered opportunities for employment and guidance on becoming entrepreneurs. Lynne Simpkins of the City of Lakeland-Community Development spoke on Capacity Building. "People don't care what you know until they know that you care. The SCLG should work to identify the gaps within the community, determine who can bl}st and mos t fill those gaps, then do it," shared Simpkins. Other agenda participants were: Pastor Christopher O'Bryant -Small Business Development Grant I Seed Capital Fund; Pastor Lillie Jones of New Birth 'Deliverance Ministries -Vision Summit 2010-The Kingdom Agenda Among the attendees were: Earl W. Haynes, Resident Services Director and Rodney L. Ford, Resident Services Coordinator of the Lakeland Housing Authority; Jennifer M. Camp, Account Executive of ProAd Media; Deloris Stribling, Clarence Grier, Sr.,' City of Lakeland Commissioner Gow Fields; Dr. Harvey Lester, Members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. Samuel's wife, Joyce will retire as Assistant Vice Chancellor of the Dallas United School District on June 1, 2009 after 40 years of dedication in education serv ing Dallas and Tampa. She is a 1969 graduate of Spelman College and a Life Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Mother-Daughter Luncheon Christ Community Christian Center Church (CCCCC), Pastor Walter K. Laidler, Jr., founder, recently hosted their 2nd Annual MotherDaughter Luncheon and .celebration of Mother's Day at the opulent Lone Palm Golf and Country Club, Lakeland. The program was presided over by Min. Lizzie Wilson. The program was as follows: Prelude -Instrumental music; Welcome and Occasion -Mrs. Cappie C. Walker; Scripture -Deuteronomy 4:9 -Mrs. Jacqueline Rentz; Prayer -Mrs. Hazel P. Gray; Ministry of Song -Mrs. Phyllis Robinson, soloist; lunch was served; Introduction of the Speaker -Mrs. Mary Goodman; Ministry of the Word -Minister Lillie M. Wallace, member of CCCCC -"Don't L et No One Talk You Out Of Your Dream;" Invitation to Discipleship; Ministry of Song -Mrs. Phyllis Robinson, soloist -"The Battle Is Not Yours; Special Presentation -Mrs. Wand a Jackson; Closing Remarks Mrs. Carrie L. Laidle-r ; and Benediction -Min. Lillie M. Wallace. Min. Lillie M. Wailace is the daughter of the late James A. Williams and Executive Director of Luster-All Training Center of Hope; Tim Randall, Yolanda Hamilton, Nedra Butler, CEO New Creations II; Shirley Love, Ira Ross, Faye Butler, of New Creations II; Greta Moran of Broken Chain Ministries; Diretta Wilcox, Case Manager, The Salvation Army; business owner Marvin Anthony; Charles Gibson, Beverly Gibson, Verdi Mitchell and Grant Burgess. The next SCLC meeting will be held on June 2, 2009 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Greater Faith Christian Center in Lakeland. For information call (863) 686-0504 Ambassadors for Christ Host Mother's Day Breakfast Service The Ambassadors for Christ Church of the Living God are known as Kingdom representatives fulfilling the earthly commission: On Saturday, May 9th, Minister Bobby Shaw and Minister Maureen Shaw, pastors of AFCCLG and. the youth gave honor to the Mothers! A delicious hot breakfast of grits, biscuits, sausage and eggs (with orange juice) was served, BY THE YOUTH, to the Mothers and other guests. The service began with Prayer. Shanta introduced the Mistress of Ceremony, Minister Minnie Hamilton. Pastor Maureen Shaw extended a warm Welcome to the guests. Evangelist Carol Peterson rendered Praise and Worship. Words of Encouragement were given by Annie M Williams, born Februa ry 5, 1951, in Pompano Beach, FL. She graduated from Blanche Ely High School, Pompano Beach and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education from Texas College, Tyler, TX. She added Elementary Education to her teaching cer tification with courses take n at Florida Southern College, Lakeland. Lillie became an active member of CCCCC in Sept. 1986 and has served as a Sunday School Teacher, Director of Personal Ministry, Praise and Worship Leader, Voices of Praise and Sanctuary Voices. She is presently the Elder of _Intercessory Prayer. Lillie is a 5th grade teacher at Rochelle School of the Arts. She is married to Gary T. Wallace, Sr. and they have one daughter, Tasha Rene; and two sons, Gary Tyrone, Jr. and Courtney McKenzie; and one custodial daughter -granddaughter, Robin Dawn Wallace. May Celebrants Greater Faith Christian Center Church, Inc., Pastors William Jr. and Sharon F. Boss extend birthday greetings to the May celebrants: Aliza' Seay, Vanessa Morrison and Sis. Patricia Herring Happy anniversary to Pastors William J. and Sharon Boss on May 29th. Happy anniversary shout out to Pilgrim Rest F. W. B. Church's First Family, shop Henry Rodmon, and his lovely wife, M her Hazel Rodmon. Love y'all, too! Gabbing ior Mothers: Mother Pinnock ( introduced by son, Ray Pinnock); er Reather Jenkins (introduced by her daughterin-law, Patricia Jenkins); Mother Sally Moody (introduced by her daughter, Cynthia Watkins); Mother Georgia McCalop (introduced by her husban_d, Deacon McCalop) and Mother Mary Brown (introduced by her sister,. Reverend Mildred Pender). Other program participants were: Nefeesa Benson (Solo) and Deztine Bramble (Reading). Each Mother received a beautiful longstemmed red rose! What a delightful prelude to Mother's Day! Birthday Greetings Shaw-Nuf Talk extends wishes for a Happy Birthday to Khyla F!!ison (May 26J;g) and Quianna Wilkerson (May 27th) both of Plant City. May the Lord. bless each of you with many, many more birthdays! Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out This week's Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out goes to Ms. Rhonda Payne of Lakeland. Stay encouraged and keep the faith! Click It or Ticket (ClOT) Buckle Up .... or pay the price The National Enforcement Mobilization campaign i s in intensive oper ation mode May 18 -May 30, 2009. Law enforcement agen cies are joinin g forces day and ni ght, coast-to-coast, for an enforcement blitz that deliv-Art Of Giving Gala Mrs. Marcy Pinkney Benton, Lakeland, was among the 400 women who attended the United Way of Tampa Bay's Fifth Annual Art Of Giving event at Pepin's Hospitality Centre in Tampa on April 30th. Clinton Kelly, co-host of TLC'S "What Not To Wear," gave fashion tips to the invit ed m embers and guests. Marcy i s an employee in the staff offices at Publix Stores, Inc. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shilo and Shirley Ann Pinkney. The famil y worships at Zion Hill P. B. Church Elder Christopher O'Bryant, Pastor. Weekly Hellos Hello to: Exalted Ruler, #318 Rose Heights Lodge, Harlem Turner, Jr.; Willie Stembridge, George Griffin, Tillman Sanders, Alfred Williams, Diane Bell-Griffin, Esther Turner, #217 and others. Carolyn Williams, New Mt. Zion M. B Church; Carrie Spencer, Rose Bell, Latha Speed, George Cox, Sr., Rev. and Mrs. John G. Hooks (Denise), Harmony M B Church; Lola King, Betty Porter, Kathy Swanson, Rev. N. S. Sanders, Greater St. Paul; Sonji Coney, Coney Funeral Home; Mildred McMillon, Faith In Action, Inc. ; and Pastor Barbara Giles, Gospel Tabernacle. Gloria's Things & Other Things Quotes Don't wp.ste time .looking ba' ck. Your eyes are in the front of your head. A yawn is at least an honest opinion. ers on the message Clich It or Tich et. They are looking for drivers who are not wearing their seatbelts. So ... don't be caught without yours .... wear your seatbelt ... at all times ... Clich It or Ticket Polk Co. Magnet/Choice Schools Enrollment Deadline May 30th Open enrollment for Polk County's Magnet and Choice Schools for the 2009-2010 school year began on May 4, 2009 The deadline to apply is Friday, May 29, 2009. Applications can be submitted on-line. The website is www,polk-fl .net. If you do not have a computer or access to the Internet, please visit the magnet or choice school at which you aesire to apply or the Office of Magnet, Choice and Charter Schools located at 1915 South. Floral Avenue in Bartow, to complete the application Qn-a school trict computen For further information please call (8'63) 534-0631. Applic_a tions &re ,proc.essed according to the date of receipt. Talk to Shaw-Nuf Shaw-Nuf Talk wants to hear from you. Share exciting news and/or photos of your celebrations, special events, graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, wecfdings, fam ily reunions, church or community events, etc., with the readership of the Florida Sentinel Bulle tin and ShawNuf Talh by sendin g ai1 e mail to: shawnuftalk@yahoo.com or calling (863) 513-8437. "T1 :II c s: 1\,) 1\,) 1\,) 0 0 z c 'TI ::c c ;g G') m 1\,) w I Ill


0) Polk County News Happv Binhdav, hadori Kapri Lashaun-walker 5-23-00 Teen Summit '09 'The Time Is Now' Was A Success!! 1 Year Old 8 Years Old Special birthday wishes for Khadori, who will be 9 years old on May 23rd. She will be celebrating with family C and friends in Plant City. fE Khadori lives in Atlanta, GA. She attends Elizabeth C Baptist Church and is a continuing 3rd grade Honor Roll z Khadori was recently awarded for Academic Excellence Perfect Attendance and Citizenship. She was also Student CJ) of the Month (December). w :::J ..... Khadori enjoys shopping, cheerleading, ballet, and playing with her cous!ns and friends and eating hot wings! Pictured are the Youth Leadership Team Members: Rashene Smith, Kristin Chambers, Brittany Smith, Ausjane Tucker, Aquiel Miller, Phoenix Jenkins, Nicole Lopez, Leana Smith, > a: w > w c w :1: CJ) :::::i m :::J ll. z ti ..J ..J :::J m I ...J w z i= z w CJ) a: 0 ...J LL. She is the daughter of Chandra and Carlos Thorpe (Atlanta), and Sean Walker (Plant City). She hgts one brother, Corey. Marcia Smith, Shay Charles, Jessica Pitts, Olympia Lamar, Leon Smith, Tori Moore, banielle Calhoun, Kayla Jarvis, Brent Moore, Racquel Bernard Frank Mobley, and Khya Silas; along with Florida Gators Michael and Maurice Pouncey, County Commissioner Randy Wilkinson and Terri Chambers TPPA Chair. Khadori is the granddaughter of Phyllis Adams (Washingt;on, DC), Mary Fluellen (Plant City), Janet and Skip Wilder (Philadelphia), and Attorney Ken Glover, Sr. (Lakeland). We love you. From your family and friends in Plant City, Lakeland, Tampa, Houston, Texas and Atlanta. POLK COUNTY -Polk County's Teen Pregnancy Prevention Alliance's Youth Leadership Team, a program of the Healthy Start Coalition of Hardee, Highlands an In l!upot J v;;r O ... :.(i._,r m Thu t .Vwuid .Vo! l?t B a .!e, J Sni 1 !y B..:p1r e Jrm Dech'fe A .Jik ?fJ Send );J I FR Wii n.:lflnjOrmat; 'r;l! .-:hm1: Our Qu!lltJil u : irJns Ail d F ;,J>er:"ent: e Counties, Inc., used music, dance dramatic skits and special guest appearances by Michael and Maurice Pouncey, who play for the Florida Gators and NFL player Frank Murphy, who played for the Tampa Bay Bucs for two years and just signed on with a Canadian Team to help bring awareness to and educate m9re than 700 local youth about teen pregnancy and risky behaviors. Frank shared his personal story of how his dream came true .but nol until he made some risky choices as a teen and almost missed out on an opportunity of a lifetime to play football. It is then when he decided he had a dream and he was going to make it happen. He encouraged the teens that they too can make their dreams come true. They .need to look in the mirror and like themselves and then surround themselves with good people, have a goal in life and do not let anyone tell them that they can"not reach it. The event was held at the Southeastern University in Lakeland, and was free and open to any teen ages 10 to 19 years of age. Teens came from all walks of life to this one of a kind event: court ordered, foster care youth, youth in residential programs, private and public schools, and all types of youth groups attended the event. The Teen Summit occurs once a year and brings teens together to discuss and learn about life issues they face every day and how to keep from making those risky choices! : .. : .. Voice of Our Community Speak; n g for Itse{f' B I -1 Q Serttinel BuiJetin :.: :-t::J=.:..u:x .. (813) 248-19, 21


--SECTION FLORIDA SENTINEL FRIDAV,MAV22,2009 -c MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT Request for Qualifications #19.11-09 Notice: The Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority (Authority or THEA) is seeking responses fo a Request for Qualificat i ons from professional marketing and communications firms for innovative services (Services). Services will be assigned on an as-needed basis by work task orders The first task order will focus on the Authority's plan to operate the Selmon Expressway system as an All Electronic Toll (AET) open road toll facility. The RFQ will be posted on THEA's website www tampa-xway com at 10: 00 a m May 22, 2009, and provides additional information on its selection procedures, contact information, and other provisions. SSE Policy: The Authority is an equal opportunity employer, its Small Enterprise (SBE) policy strongly encour ages the solicitation and utilization of SBE: firms i n its procurement and contracting Respon se Procedure: Deadline for delivering the written Response is 12:00 Noon Eastern time on June 12, 2009, at THEA's Transportation Management Center (TMC) at 1104 East Twiggs Street, Suite 300, Tampa, FL 33602 The deiiiiery package should contain one (1) original and five (5) copies and six (6) CDS in PDF format and be marked and Communications RFQ No 19. 11-09 A Summary of Schedule is prov ided in the RFQ. All meetings are open to the public and will be held at the Authority's TMC Any changes to the Schedule will be posted on THEA's website and at its TMC. HAP CONTRACT ADMIN RFP# FY2009-01 ?A.. Tampa .h. ftulhorihJ REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR Project-Based Section 8 Housing Contract Administration Of Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) Contracts In accordance with the U S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Handbook 7460.8 REV-2 Florida Statutes and with other applicable laws, the Tampa Housing Authority (THA) formally requests competitive proposals to identify a partner to provide "Section 8 Housing Assistance payments (HAP) contract administration services to the North Tampa Housing Development Corporation (NTHDC), a subsidiary of the Tampa Housing Authority NTHDC intends to respond to the U .S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide contract administration for project-based Section 8 HAP contracts. The HUD RFP has not been issued as of yet. However in order to respond to the HUD RFP, NTHDC is seeking to identify a long-term Asset managell}ent Partner with Data Collection/Processing capabilities (AMP) Once identified, the AMP would assist NTHDC in preparation of its response to HUD's RFP, the AMP would become NTHDC's partner in performing the tasks required by HUD. Submittal of Proposal Proposals shall be received until 2:00p.m. (prevailing Tampa, FL time) on Friday. June 5. 2009 at 1529 W. Main St, Suite 213, Tampa, FL 33607. Proposals received after this date and time will be rejected. Copies of this Request for Proposals are avail able electron i cally if you will forward your request for the same by email to the Contracting Officer, Nicholas Dickerson at njcholasd@thafl com. Copies of this request for proposal are also available for pick-up at the above mentioned address or by contacting the Contracting Office at 813/253 0551, ext 109. s AN ADDENDUM TO THE CITY OF TAMPA'S ACTION PLAN PROGRAM YEAR 2008 (FISCAL YEAR 2009) On Thursday, June 25, 2008 a Summary of the Proposed Statement of Housing and Community Development Action Plan concerning Housing and Urban Development's entitlements appeared as a legal advertisement. The City of Tampa has been awarded $1,006,016 for the Community Development Block Grant-Recovery Program (CDBG-R) as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 This program will cover such activities as infrastructure that provide basic services to residents, promote energy efficiency and conservation through rehabilitation and/or retrofitting of existing buildi ngs A draft of the planned amendment may be found on the City's website at http://www. tampagov. net/dept_::budget/ The following proposed projects are to be added and adjustments will be implemented as shown below. SOURCES Community Development Block Grant-Recovery Program (CDBG-R) $1, 006,016 Planning and Adm,ihistration Costs $ 100,601 Green Building Updates $ 905,415 TOTAL USES $1, 006,016 Comments may be made Tamara Carroll (813) 274-5658, Budget Office ; 406 East Jackson Street, 8 East, Tampa, Florida 33602 A summary of. the draft amendment to the Action Plan is available at the following locations for 7-day examination and public comment period: 1 Cit y Clerk s Office, C i ty Hall, Third Floor 315 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, Florida, 33602 2 Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System, 900 N Ashley Street, Tampa, Florida, 33602 3 City of Tampa' s Budget Office website: Home Based Business Free Website No Start Up Fees Excellent Compensation Contact Jerry Watson (813) 802-5370 For More Information HIRING HIRING HIRING Marketing Reps To Work From Home Guaranteed Income And Free Insurance (813) 417-6654 Debora Barr (The Tag Lady) Marketing Reps Needed For Growing Health Care Company No Experience Needed Will Train High Commi$$ion$ Paid Weekly Mr. Williams (813) 679-3002 Get That Perfect Part Time Paying Job Working For An Oil Firm As A Local Agent And Earn More Job Requirements: Good Comm.unication Skills In English, Internet Access Any Previous Working Experience Could Be An Advantage Applicants Should Send Their Resume To Jason Wheller Email jasonwheller27@gmail.com ForMore Info HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE New Employment nnnnrtl CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II $24,876 CRIMINAL INTELLIGENCE ANALYST FOOD SERVICE AIDE (REDUCED HOURS) $38,646 $8.70/HR PROGRAMMER/ANALYST (WEB) $46,238 PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER $27,830 See our web site at http://www. hccsb.org or visit our office at: 601 E Kennedy Boulevard 17th Floor, Tampa FL. Preference in initial apt. will be given to eligible vets & eligible spouses of vets AAIEEO Employer GET NOTICED ...... Place Your Ad In The Business Directory Contact LaVora For More Information @ (813) 248-1921 Email Your Ad To: ledwards@flsentinel.com Fax 24/7 TQ: (813)"248-9218


0 0 N N N :! < c 1:2 LL c 0::: LL c z c( c en w :::J 1-ft: w > w c w ::::t: en ::::i m :::J 0.. z t= w ...J ...J :::J m ...J w z t= z w en c( c a: 0 ...J LL Avon Representatives Needed All Areas Call 813-832-4282 Or E-mail AVONLADYGEORGIA@YAHOO COM Director, Assistant Director And Teachers Must Have Required Credentials Call (813) 507-6000 Or Apply 6910 Karin Court Tampa, FL 33610 Chemist II Tampa Bay Water a Regional Water Supply Authority, Florida's largest water wholesaler, is seeking a Chemist II. The position will be assigned to work at the Tampa Bay Water labora tory located in Land 0' Lakes FL The laboratory is a NELAC Drinking Water certified analytical laboratory To check out the full advertisement please go t'o our at and click on with us" and ,. 0 then 'LEmployment 0 p p o r t u n I t i e s Resumes without .applications wiU no t be considered Drug Free Workplace EOE MIF/HN Owner Assistance ._ Financing New Homes Low Monthly Call (813) 915-0522 Wholesale Properties To The Public Great "Fixer Upper" Deals www.rehabbersuperstore.corn Kenny Rushing 8"13.675.7040 HUD Homes! 3 Bedroom/2 Bath $199/Monthly! 4 Bedroom Only $215 00/Monthly! 5% Down 15 Years @8% Ext5490 T h e Uni v ersi t y of So uth Flori d a i s o n e of t h e n a t i on 's l ea din g pu blic r es ear c h i ns tit utio n s a nd th e n i nth l a r gest uni versi t y i n t h e U.S .. w ith f o ur ca mp uses thro u g h out th e G reate r T a mpa Bay rl"gi o n We off t' r a com p etitive benefits p ackage th a t includes m edica l, and li1e in s uran ce p l ans. r eti rem e nt pla n options tuiti o n prog r a m genero u s le a v e pr ogm m s car e e r advance m ent and m on'! DEVE LOP M E N T S P EC l A LIST #12352 WUSF Pub li c Broadcasting. P osition i s re s pon s i b l e f o r d a ily activities in the m e m ber office, inclu ding the dai l y entrj o f pled g es for o n-air rund raisi n g campa i gns, incl ud i ng but not limite d t o tl1e o r dering and del i ve r y o f pro gra m r e l a t ed m a t eria ls. The successfu l ca nd id a te will possess a can d o a tt i tud e a n d enjoy wor k i n g in a hig h v o lu me. mult i -t asking en v i ro nm e nt c u swme r serv i c e is the Lop p riority. M u s t be comfort able so lvin g problem s. Occas i o n a l ass i sta n ce at statio n eve nt s i s r e quir ed. f o r a d d i tio n a l infor m atio n a n d h ow t o a ppl y v i s it: Be a p ar t o f a d y nami c. d iverse e nvir o n ment tha t genera t es hold ideas n nd crea tiv e sol ut i o ns. Join u s t o m ake a differenc e. USF i s a n Equnl O pportunity!EquM Access University. Tl1I' 'En ""'Fr\r O f L \! v r\_.::."JJ. 1 .. .. .. I r:l ") R T }"l ;l. ,,.\.,. l t' .J., A ./o A TAMPA ST. PETERSBURG SARASOTA > MANATEE POl.YTECHNI<; OMES FOR SALE No Money Down Plus $8,000.00 Free Money West Tampa 704 West Harlan S t reet 3 Bedroom Fenced Yard Storage Shed 813-625-2061 Home For Sale! Full Renovation 2009 Full Renovation May 2009 520 East Hugh Street Tampa, Fl 33603 $85 000 813-221-4457 Down Payment Assistance Available 2 Bedroom/2X Bath Water Fr-Ont Condo Garage Available, WDH Boat P-ool, Tennis And P!afground (813) 968-1168 5 Bedroom/4 Bath Bank Foreclosure! $38,700! Only $415/Monthly! 5% Down 15 Years At8%APR For Listings 800-366-9783 Ext H489 NEW HOM. ESl!! OWN NOW!!! 1310 N. Grace St.* 10415 N. Annette St. 6218 38th Street Many Other Locations Available! We Have Many Programs To Help You G e t '1to Your Dream Home!! Visit Our Model Today At: ,.A,MrElR,tCAN C 3705 Hillcrest Circle -Hrtl1ftSzlzN!G 9 CALL NOW!!! G'o1R1Ptt)RtA,Tllh0li (813}218-3 729 Visit Our e: www.amhousmg.com FOR ALL YOUR LEGAL OR CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING NEEDS CALL LaVORA@ (813 ) 248-1921 Email: ledwards@flsentlnel.com Reverse Mortgages Que stions And An swers Question: How long is the entire process to reverse a mortgage? A nswer: four and 6 w e e k s from start to finish Q u es t ion: Will proceeds from a reverse mortgage affect my social security or medicare? A nswer: No. Hyouar e < a()2 C>r qlderhomeowner call our today! "': VETERANS PROGRAMS No Down Payment Own A Two, Three, Four Bedroom Home Many Areas Prices & Sizes Free Pre Qualifying Walter Brewer Real Estate Broker (813) 766-2033 Water Side Condo For Sale Bad Credit OK 1 Bedroom/1" Bathy Pool, Gym Racquet Ball And Fishing, Gated $54,000 .00 $12,000 .00 Down Or $39,000 Cash I Pay Closing Cost (813) 447-7674 FOR SALE Home For Sale! Full Renovation 2009 2003 East 20th Avenue Tampa, FL 33605 $115 000 813-221-4457 CruzTrademarks.com l1d#hiJ!ili1A 'H11 Sulphur Spring Area 2 Bedroom/1% Bath Townhouse For Lease Gated Community A Low $720 .00 Section 8 Welcomed Security Deposit $300 .00 $25 .00 Application Fee Call (813) 740-0384 Sell your stuff. 813-248-192 1 Th e Florida Sentinel Bulletin


Hyde Park Townhome Move In Specials! 2 Bedroom/2 5 Baths 1-2 Bedrooms Homes $1 1 00 00/Month ly From $500 00/Monthly! Call 813-839-8968 Call 813-221-4457 www.trademarkleases.com Homes For Rent Low DeposiULow Rent MacDill & Spruce 2 Bedroom/2 Bath 3 Bedroom/1 Bath And 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Very Large Fenced Lot Section 8 Approved Two Utility Rooms Call (813) 833-1674 Section 8 Only Available June 1st 2009 3 Bedroom/2 Bath (813) 240-8108 Townhouse All New Appliances Sulphur Springs Washer/Dryer Included 8215 9th Street North $1, 100.00/Monthly Section 8 Welcome 4/2 -Available Immediately Available 7/1/09 Large Yard, CHA $1,1 00/Monthly Call (813) 373-6382 Section 8 Ok 2301 5th Avenue Call (813) 968-1168 5 Bedrooms/2 Baths 2105 East Ellicott CHA, WDH 3 Bedrooms/1 Bath $1 ,400.00/Monthly WDH, CHA "LOOK" Also Available $900. 00/Monthly Big Rooms 4 Rent $900 00/Deposit Section 8 Approved Call (813) 325-6499 Call (813) 786-8670 Water Side Condo Clair Mel For R .ent. 3 Bedroqm/2 Bath House j BedroomWBath CHA, Fenced Backyard Nice Quiet 1 Car Garage Gated Community $1 ,000.00/Monthly $650 00/Monthly Security Negotiable $650 00/Deposit Section 8 OK Call (813) 4477674 (813) 770-7749 USF Area 2604 East 19th Avenue Newly Remodeled 2 Bedrooms/2 Baths Large 2 Bedroom Wall-To-Wall Carpet Town home Central Heat & Air 13053 Londondery Place Washer/Dryer Hook-up Move-In Special Available Fenced Yard Free Water $7 50 00/Monthly Section 8 OK I $500 00/Deposit $775 00 (813) 777-6919 Call (813) 220-3633 Section 8 Preferred 6204 50th Street 3/2 Country Home 710 Hoffman Boulevard Big Bedrooms 3 Bedroom/1 Bath Like New Condition $900.00/Monthly Big Fenced Backyard $1 ,300.00/Monthly Call 813-839-8968 $800.00/Deposit Pets Accepted View Our Website @ www .flsentinel.com (813) 270-1188 Tampa Home For Rent 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths 2609 Genessee Street Section 8 OK Call Leib Or Denise At (813) 689-6595 $215/Monthly! 4 Bedroom/3 Bath A Bank Repo! 5% Down 15 Yrs@ 8% APR For Listings 800-366-9783 Ext R592 4 Bedroom/2 Bath Central Air Tile Floors, Ceiling Fans Washer/Dryer Hook-up Section 8 Only Kenny (813) 416-6183 Or (813) 630-0839 3007 42nd Street North 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Washer/Dryer, .Dishwasher And $900.00/.Monthly Call (813) 895-0175 3201 North 45tti Street 4 Bedroom/2 Bath $1 ,200 00/Monthly Deposit Negotiable Available Now (813) 713-4055 (813) 770-2003 Rev. Tyson HUD Homes! 3 Bedroom/2 Bath $199 00/Monthly 4 Bedroom Only $215.00/Monthly 5% Dqwn 1s years@ 8% Listings 1-800-366-9783 Extension 5649 Tampa Heights. 3 Bedroom/1 Bath $850 00/Monthly Vaulted Ceiling In Living Room Big Master Bedroom With Walk-In Closet Front And Back Porches WDH, Large Backyard Call (813) 731-1014 3 Bedroom/1 Bath Home WDH/CHA Big Back Yard Fenced Front & Back Yard Call (813) 447-8506 Or (813) 401-5762 East Side 22nd Near Sligh Avenue 3 Bedroom/1 Bath $900 00 Per Month Plus Deposit Call (813) 879-5959 1302 28th Avenue 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Fenced Yard Washer/Dryer Hook-Up $700 00/Monthly Plus Deposit Call (813) 505-1029 5901 North 15th Street 3 Bedroom/1 Bath $1 ,000 00/Monthly Call 813-839-8968 3841 E. Osborne Avenue 3 Bedroom/1 sath $950 00/Monthly $950 00/Deposit No Section 8 Call (813) 210-5102 15th & Osborne 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Frame Home A/C Fenced Backyard Close To Schools $750 00/Monthly $600 00/Deposit (813) FOR RENT HUGE 4 BEDROOM/2 BATH '-' BLOCK HOME EVERYTHING IS MEW EXCELLENT CLOSE IN Section IS 8 OK CALL JOHN AT (813) 309-9988 DISCOUNT MANAGEMENT INC. Sentinel Bulletin AVAILABLE AT THESE LOCATIONS CVS Drugs (Tampa & Seffner) 625 W. M .L.K. Jr. Blvd. (T) 2502 W. Hillsborough Ave. (T) 5502 E. Fowler Ave. (T) 4001 E Busch Blvd. (T) 2911 E Fowler Ave. {T) 715 W M .L.K. Jr. Blvd.($) 2725 N. MacDill Ave. (T) 611 S Howard Ave. (T) Hess Express Busch Blvd. {By Busch Gardens) Florida Ave. I Linebaugh Ave. New Tampa Area Shell Gas. (Bruce B Downs Blvd./Skipper Rd. ) Sweet Bay (Bruce B Downs Blvd./Highland Pkwy. Sweet Bay Super Markets (Brandon, Seffner, Riverview & Valrico) 6929 U S Highway 301 N (R) 2535 W Brandon Blvd. (V) 1101 E Bloomingdale Blvd. (B) 1247 K fngsway Blvd. (S) 11230 E M .L.K. Jr. Blvd. (S) 205 E Alexander St., Plant City 597 S Wheeler St. Plant Wai-Mart (Tampa & Brandon) 949 E Bloomingdale Ave. (B) 2701. E Fletcher Ave. (T) 11110 Causeway Blvd. (B) 12808 E. Brandon Blvd. (B) 1601 W. Kennedy Blvd. (T) 8885 N. Florida Ave. (T) Coin Box Locations HARTLine Terminals (University Area) Livingston {West Tampa) and MLK Blvd. {East Lake Area). 56th Street Orie.nt Jail, Orient Road Falkenburg Jail, Faulkenburg Rd. River Pines Apts., 40th Street Centro Place, 21st Ave./15th St. JL Young Apts., Nebraska/Bird St. Epiphany Arms Apts. Hannat22nd Univ. Comm. Hasp., 30th/Fletcher St. Joseph Hasp., MLK/Habana Tampa Gen. Hasp. by McDonalds Presbyterian Village-North Blvd. ::::0 c _?< 3: ?< ....., ....., ....., 0 0 (Q r-0 c )> CJ) m z :::! z m r-1 m c: r rm :::! z "'tt c: m r-Cii X m 0 m < m -4 c: m CJ) c ?< )> z c c ?< G') m w I 0


mr---------------------------------------------------------------------------g N N N >= < c 0:: u.. c 0:: u.. c z < c C/) w :::J 1-w > w c w :I: C/) ::::i m :::J a. z Iii -1 -1 :::J m -1 w z i= z w C/) C3 0 -1 u.. 5813 12th Avenue South Section 8 Only 4 Bedrooms/2 Full Baths Fenced Backyard CHA AndWDH Call (813) 621-7492 204 East Selma 3 Bedrooms/1 Bath WDH, CHA, Fenced $9oo ootMonthly $900. DO/Deposit Section 8 Approved Call (813) 786-8670 Section 8 Preferred Palm River Area 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Home Garage, CHA Washer/Dryer Hook-up Fenced Yard Call (813) 244-6649 Temple Terrace 8705 Mandarine Place 3 Bedroom/1 Bath $900 00/Monthly $40 _0. 00/DepQsit Section 8 Welceme No Pets Mike (813) 244-0658 Section 8 Rental Progress Village 8315 Allamanda Avenue 3 Bedroom/1 Bath NC, Fenced, Carport Washer/Dryer Available Now $650.00/Deposit $850.00/Monthly Call Ed (727) 542-7283 Progress Village 3 Bedroom/1 Bath New Central NC New Kitchen, Bath Granite Counters, Tile Roof, Bamboo Flooring, Lease Option Available!! Section 8 Ok!! Call For More Details (877)730-7653 Ext. 181 Move In Specials! 3-4 Bedrooms Homes From $700 00/Monthly! Call 813-221-4457 www.trademarkleases.com 2002 North 60th Street Spacious 4 Bedroom/2 Bath Central Heat & Air Quiet Location $1, 150 DO/Monthly Section 8 OK (813) 900-5891 Sulphur Springs Huge 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Totally Remodeled New NC, Windows Floor $950 00/Month ly $500 00/Deposit Please Call (813)-382-7015 3612 West Rogers Avenue (South 4 Bedroom/2 Balh (J' l $1 ,200 00/Mon ft)Jy Clean Up Horile Yourself For Reduced j Security Deposit 813-839-8968 Belmont Heights Area Section 8 Accepted 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Block Home Large Yard Very Clean CHA, WDH $ 1,050 00 Monthly Plus Deposit Call (813) 453-5690 Ybor City First Month Free 2/1-House 919 E. 11th Avenue $125.00 Move In Excellent Rental History Required $575.00/Monthly Including Water Central NH (813) 238-6353 LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS ................ EMPLOYMENT HOMES FOR SALE/RENT .................... APARTMENTS DUPLEXES ............................ ROOMS FOR RENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ... LEASE OPTIONS ETC. ADVERTISE IT IN THE FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Home Central Heat And Air Washer/Dryer Hook-up Carport $750.00/ !Y1onthly $500 DO/Deposit Call (813) 877-9192 Or (813) 3202 N. 45th St., 33605 4 Sttdroom11% $1 ,250.00/Monthly Deposit Negotiable CHA And Kitchen Appliances Included Section 8 Preferred Call (813) 690-0338 1902 East 21st Avenue 4 Bedroom/2 Bath $1, 150 00/Monthly 311 West Ross Avenue 4 Bedroom/1 Bath Water Front View $1 '150 00 (813) 7 48-2945 City 2007 Nolt'h :23rd Street 3 Bedrodm/1 Bath Home CHA, WDH, Privacy Fence $950 00/Monthly Plus Deposit Section 8 Welcome Call (813) 504-1645 (813) 985-4758 Highland Pines 4 Bedroom/2 Bath Block House Totally Rehabbed Appliances & Washer Included Section 8 Accepted Contact Steven (727) 773-5096 1st Month FREE Located Near Community Pool, Library And School E MLKArea 4 Bedroom/2 Bath 1,475 Sq. Ft. Wood Frame, High Ceilings Lots Of Windows $1 ,295 00/Monthly (813) 220-8658 THE FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN THE VOICE OF OUR COMMUNITY FOR OVER 64 YEARS 3007 44th Street 5 Bedrooms/1% Bath Centrai Heat/Air Washer/f?.ryer Hook-up Tile Floors Section 8 Welcome Call (813) 241-2341 C innamon Cove Apartments 12401 N. 15th Street Starting At $425.00 On-Site Laundry And Convenient To Everything Call (813) 971-5254 University Area Loft Apartment Gated Commun i ty Swimming Pool Laundry Facility And More $450 00/Monthly No Deposit Upon Approval Call (813) 318-1523 "A Great Place To Call Home And Run Your Business" Tampa Park Apartments Is Conveniently Located In Ybor City, A Short Walk To The Downtown Central Business District And A Trolley Ride From The Excitement Of Channel Side With Its Colorful Entertainment And Dining Options. Tampa Park Plaza Has Available Large Space To Accommodate Most Business Types. Looking To Locate Or ReLocate Your Business, Give Us A Call We .. May Have The Space You Need. Are You Interested? For Application Information Please Contact Tampa Park Apartment, Inc 1417 Tampa Park Plaza Tampa, Florida 33605 Telephone (813) 229-1845 Florida Telecommunications Relay Inc. TTY 1-800-955-8771 Voice 1-800-955-8770 Spanish 1-877-955-8773 Section 8 Tenants 0 Security Deposit 3 Bedroom/1 Bath CHA, WDH Near Everything Call (917) 796-7400 Apartment For Rent 1 Bedroom/1 Bath From v'Vith Electric & Water On Pay Monthly Or Weekly Call (813) 731-1014 Ybor City 2910 East Columbus 2/2 Apartment-$850 00 With Washer/Dryer Updated, Very Nice Section 8 Welcome Jacob Real Estate, Brkr. (813) 258-3200 Thonotosassa (301 & Fowler) Quiet, Nice Yard & Patio 2/1 W/DH, Window Heat And NC Water Included Section 8 Special $650 00/Rent (813) 968-1168 River Pines Apartments SENIOR CITIZEN COMMUNITY Active independent living for 55+, quiet park-like setting, shopping, transportation, social activities, riverfront living. Efficiencies and 1 bedroom apartments starting at $360 00 per month. (813) 985-4419 Historic Di _strict Tampa Heights Cozy 2 Bedrooms/1 Bath With Study 307 East Frances Avenue Apartment #A Remodeled Inside And Outside $800 00/Monthly $600. DO/Deposit Section 8 Welcome Call Us At (813) 514-8783 For An Appointment


1 2 And 3 Bedroom Apartments For Rent Section 8 Welcome Central Heat And Air Washer/Dryer Hook-up $300 00/Secu rity Call (813) 244-8528 412 W. Frances Ave 402 W. Amelia Ave. One Or 2 Bedroom Burglar Bars, CHA, WDH $550 .00 To $600 00 Plus Deposit (813) 391-7046 Grant Park Apartment For Rent 2 Bedrooms/1 Bath Central Heat And Air Only $750 00/Monthly No Security Deposit For Section 8 Call (813) 310-9660 First Month FREE $125.00 Move-In Excellent Rental History Required Newly Remode.led 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Apartment 4005 N. 34th St. #H $535 00/Monthiy Including Water (813} 238-6353 "Available Immediately" One Bedroom Apartment Located In Hyde Park Rent $662 00 per Month Age 62+ EHO Utilities Included Call (813) 870-1830 Ext. 22 (TTY) 1-800-955-8771 1 & 2 Bedroom Aapartments $295.00 Moves You In! Ask About Rent Payment Plans. Section 8Receive $100 Gift Card Upon Move In Call 813-975-0258 $215.00/Monthly! 4 Bedroom/ 3 Bath HUD Homes! 5% Down, 15 Yers @8%APR For Listings 800-366-9783 Ext 5492 1, 2, And 3 Bedroom Apartments For Rent Clean And Affordable Please Call (813) 610-4319 Or (813) 610-4206 For Availability First Month Free La Casa Mia 2 Bedroom/1 Bath $570 .00 Free Water Onsite Laundry 12301 N. 11th Street 813-971-0341 Rent Based On Income Senior Apartments Security High Rise Services & Bus Stop Busch Gardens Area BAD CREDIT? No Problem!! FREE APPLICATION!! Newly Renovated 1 Bedroom/1 Bath New Tile Floors New Appliances Central A/C $525 00/Monthly Water & Trash Included!!!! Very Low Deposit! 813-244-4551 First Month Free $125 Moves You In First Month FREE Excellent Rental History Required 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Burglar Bars, Central A/C 3023 N. 48th Street #B $595 00/Monthly (813) 238-6353 "' X YOUR ADS 24/7 TO: (813) 248-9218 Budget B.asics Did you know that 16/38 There are three areas of parables in the bible are about expenses: fixed expenses, money and possessions? variable expenses, and luxu-The Bible is one of the best ries. Fixed expenses stay the books I've read on personal same monthly; these are ffnance and stewardship; and rentlrnortgage, car in order to be faithful stewards home and car insurance stuc 'Of-our money, I bu9-' '. dent loans etc.; .get is vital. expenses like electric, food, Bud9ets first start with transportation and clothing expenses -WHAT you spend vary monthly. your money on! Really: no Luxuries are costs such matter the size of your pay-as cable-TV, rims, or going to check, you won t know how the club Needless tosay, Locate your last stack of monthly bills ; take out the ones that are usually the same every month (fixed expenses) Divide your monthly fixed expenses by your monthly pay; if you 28 or less great! This means that your debt expenses are 28% or less of your income. "Almost any man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it." ::u 0 :t> s: N N N 0 0 Sulphur Springs 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Duplex Quiet .1\rea $500.00/Monthly Plus Deposit cau (813) Tampa Heights 2 Bedrooms/1 Bath Large Rooms, WDH/A/C $600 00/Monthly Water Included +Deposit Call (813) 224-9040 USF Area Duplex 2 Bedroom/1 Bath, Washer/Dryer Section 8 1 Bedroom Voucher Accepted $775 00/Monthly Call 813-956-5607 1620 B East ldell Street 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Duplex $675 00/Monthly $300 00/Deposit Section 8 Accepted Call (813) 335-0076 Or (813) 885-5226 8721 12th Street Sulphur Springs 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Duplex $550 00/Monthly WID Hook-up Section 8 Welcome Phone (813) 451-1776 (813) 264-0698 Tampa Heights 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Spacious Duplex $.8oo.OO/Monthly ,If Renovated -section 8 OK tltilities Included Call (813) 477-7734 Tampa Heights New4-Piex 3 Bedrooms/1 Bath Central Heat & Air Extremely Nice $1 ,050.00/Rent Section 8 Accepted (813) 477-7734 8213 North Marks Street 3/1 Duplex-Very Nice Spacious, Fenced Yard Family Oriented, Quiet Street Section 8 Special 0 Deposit (813) 264-9660 (813) 486-2504 Grant Park 3413-B 53rd Street 2 Bedroom/1 Bath WID Provided, Security Bars, Fans, $600.00 /Monthly $600 .00 Deposit Call 310-922:.5957 Section 8 Special No Deposit 2 Bedroom Duplex Fenced Yard, WDH Burglar Bars, Central A/C Starting @ $575 00 (813) 503-0493 (813) 486-2639 Nice Area Section 8 Only 3 Bedrooms/1 Bath CHA, WDH Receive $100.00 Cash With Signed Lease 0 Deposit (813) 789-3879 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT RATE $8 00 1-20 WORDS AND 50 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL WORD OVER 20 THIS PRICE IS EACH TIME YOU PUBLISH YOUR AD PUBLICATION DEADLINES Tuesday Edition -Friday @ 3:00 P.M. Friday Edition -Tuesday@ 3:00P.M CJ) m z -i z m r-m c r rm :::! z ""0 c tXJ c CJ) :I: m c m < m -f c m CJ) c )> z c "Tt ::!! c G) m c.n n


Rooms For Rent Single Individuals Preferred $125.00/Weekly c 02 Call (813) 784-0508 u. c For More Information z c( Ybor City Area Very Clean Rooms c en For Rent w :::) With Private Entrance t-Senior Citizen Discount w Call (813) 244-7388 > w c w New Hyde Park Rooms J: en $100.00 Move-In Special :::l m AJG,., Cable :::) 0.. Wastier & Drye r z t= Must Be Drug Free w & Employed ...J ...J :::) m (813) 293-1090 ...J w Ybor City Area z i= Rooms For Rent z w 2 Bathrooms en c( Large Kitchen c Patio/Parking Available 02 0 $75 .00-$100.00/Weekly ...J Deposit Negotiable u. Call813-770-0375 Efficiency For Rent Furnished TV Refrigerator, Microwave AJC, Cable, Private Bath Senior Citizens Welcome $135 00/Weekly $120. 00/Deposit Call (813) 532-9697 Or (813) 965-5561 Near Ybor/Downtown Clean-Safe Furnished Efficiency Private Kitchen AJC, Share Bath $140 0//Weekly 0 $140.00/Deposit I CD w On Bus Line (!) (813) 846-9535 FO::l $IVI N S M E n-11 $ NEW P I ; C

Download Options

Choose Size
Choose file type
Cite this item close


Cras ut cursus ante, a fringilla nunc. Mauris lorem nunc, cursus sit amet enim ac, vehicula vestibulum mi. Mauris viverra nisl vel enim faucibus porta. Praesent sit amet ornare diam, non finibus nulla.


Cras efficitur magna et sapien varius, luctus ullamcorper dolor convallis. Orci varius natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Fusce sit amet justo ut erat laoreet congue sed a ante.


Phasellus ornare in augue eu imperdiet. Donec malesuada sapien ante, at vehicula orci tempor molestie. Proin vitae urna elit. Pellentesque vitae nisi et diam euismod malesuada aliquet non erat.


Nunc fringilla dolor ut dictum placerat. Proin ac neque rutrum, consectetur ligula id, laoreet ligula. Nulla lorem massa, consectetur vitae consequat in, lobortis at dolor. Nunc sed leo odio.