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Celebrating 6../ rears In The Tanzpa Bay Area I --I urn a -SEE PAGE 3-A GRACE AND TRUTH CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY GRADUATION CEREMONY Last month, members of the Grace and Truth Christian University held their graduation ceremony. The ceremony was held on June 6th, at 1 p.m., at the Saint John Cathedral, where Bishop Eddie Newkirk is past. Dr. Curt McKay, pastor of Abundant Life Worship Center gave the Commencement Address and the theme, taken from Genesis 1:14-18, was "The Purpose Of A Higher Education." Dr. Thomas Dozier and Dr. Claudia Dozier are Pastor and First Lady of The Word of Grace and Truth Ministries. The graduates are: Audit Program I; Diploma In Theology, Keva M. Buckley, William J. Hall, and Felenthean C. Mathews; Associate In Theology, David D. Butler, Kim V. Humphrey, Precious Y. Davis, Barbara A Harris, Edward Johnson, Tony D. Parker, and Terry Parker Roe; Advanced Diploma In Theology, Doretha M. Belnavis, Lena R Boyd, Ryan D. Dixon, Brenda J. Merkerson, Pamela D. Minor, and Johnny L. Moore; Bachelor Of Arts In Theology, Anna K. McNeal and Barbara A Oates; Bachelor In Pastoral Ministry, Willie Florence Gainer; Bachelor Of Arts In Pastoral Ministry, Lawrence A. Range; Master In Pastoral Ministry, Dwight A. Newkirk; and Master Of Arts In Pastoral Ministry, Tallie L. Gainer, Jr., and Warneice A. Johnson. (Photographs by Darjon Photography). Woman, 70, Killed In Car Accident SEE PAGE 3-A Area Programs Offer Assistance SEE PAGE '2A Funeral Director Is 'Mortician Of Year' SEE PAGE 6-A -1 o Arrested In Gang Roundup SEE PAGE 23-A


0 Features Citv Council Approves Securitv contract East Tampa School To Get New Principals Each summer, retiring ed uca tors l eave their schoo ls, allow ing their r eplacemen ts to take over b efore the new school year begins. And this year is no exception. In the fall, new principals will greet s tudent s at Just Elemen tary School, Franklin Middle School, and Middleton High School. Ms. Carolyn Hill will head Just Elementary School. She retired in June 2008 as principal of Sheehy Elementary School, after 35 years of service High Joseph Brown, who served as principal at Franklin Middle advertised and replacements School will begin the new year will be chosen from those applias principal of Walker Middle cants. School to replace Ms. Kath-School Board member leen Hoffman, who is retir-..... Doretha Edgecomb said, C ing "We have gotten ct Middleton's principal, Carl 1 u.. app ications from educators on 0 Green, will transfer to Branall levels. We will interview the z don High School as its princiapplicants and select the re- Brown and. Green. But, in-can be contacted at (813; Wa: stead of naming their replace-248-1921 or by' e-mail > ments, the will be iholton@jlsentine.l.com. JOSEPH BROWN .leaving Franklin Middle School ... Coming out of retirement w J: (J)_ : :::i ID :J a. z i= w -J ':J m I -J w Z j:: z w (J) <( c a: 0 -J LL v > i) [ fl ; ._ .... PARTNERS Unity Youth Football I CHEERLEAD lNG I STEP* 2009 REGISTRATION COST: $102.00 PER STUDENT ATHLETE Eacl): Team Has 30 Scholarships Available AQES: 7-14 *NO WEIGHT LIMIT* (PLAYER CANNOT TD.R,N: 15 Al\lY'fJ:ME IN 2009) *2009 OFFICIAL TEAMS* .. CUSCADENPARK COUGARS ... 2900 N.l5TH Tampa, FL 5300 E. 15TH Ave., Tampa, FL Sonya Ocasio (8p) Tametra Smith :": -. 9i:7-995o -. '.:. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Although Michael Hadley, owner of Sable One Investiga tion and Security Services, sub mitted the lowest bid for an Unarmed Security Guard Serv ices contract, his bid was denied The reason for the denial, city officials said, was because Hadley did not have the re quired experience or references to win the bid. However, Hadley was not sat isfied with the explanation and filed an appeal. Once again the appeal was denied. During the regular City Council meeting on Thursday, council members agreed with the decision and ap proved the bid award to another company. Chairman Thomas Scott and Councilwoman Gwen Miller voting against approving the contract that will be awarded to a Chicago company. Councilwoman Linda Saul-Sena questioned Hadley prior to the vote and he re sponded that the appeal was de nied based on his not having 5 years of experience and 3 refer ences. Hadley also said, "The bid clearly says or similar service. I have similar service." Greg'Spearman, Ptirchasing Director for the City of Tampa said, "He did have experience during Super Bowl XLIII, but he was unable to provide 5 years of experience or three references. MICHAEL HADLEY We met with Mr. Hadley prior to the appeal process and ex plained that to him." Councilman Charlie Miranda also stated that accord ing to records, Hadley did not have the required license to op erate a busin ess. Hadley dis puted that statement and Miranda responded that th e state's records could be out dated Councilman John Dingfelder said, "If w e tos sed out the bid, we do not hav e the au thority to award th e bid to any one The city would have to re-bid the contract Earlier in th e week Spearman and Greg K. Hart, Man ager of Minority Business Development visited the Sentinel to explain issu es surround ing the bid. Hart said, "If nothing els e comes out of this, clearly it is in cumbent with the as well as its constitu e nt s, that w e help give one anoth e r more knowl edge about contracts and what's impmtant. It 's a two-way street." Citv To oner Homeowners Foreclosure Counseling BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor The loss of employment and rising cost of living has recently resulted in some homeowners not being able to pay their mmtgages. In an effort to offer assis tance, the City of Tampa will offer foreclosure counseling. Homeowners will be guided through and educated on the federal governrnent s recently launched "Making Home fordable (MHA). This program provides assistance through the Home Modification and Home able Refinance programs. The programs are designed to provide assistance to applicants by reducing mmtgage payments to a level the homeowner can af ford. These programs are pri marily geared toward loans being held by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. However, Ms. Sharon West, of the Housing and Community Development said, "These two agencies are mandated. But we are encouraging any homeowner in trouble to come in and talk with us. There are other bankers who will vol untarily work with us as welL "Any homeowner who is hav ing pt ; oblems making his or her mortgage payment now or if they feel they will in the future should come in for counseling. We will look at their budget and try to work with them and the lenders If they are unable to stay in their homes, we will try to assist the family relocate," Ms. West said. is being offer both in English and in Spanish at the Housing and Community De velopment, 2105 N. Nebraska Avenue. To schedule an appointment with a Counselor, call (813) 274-7949, or the Hope for Homeowners Hot Line at 1-888-995-HOPE (4673) The City of Tampa is also pro viding information on upcom ing neighborhood meetings, details on programs, foreclosure prevention tiP,s and information on other agencies offering free assistance on their website at www. tampagov. net/foreclosure.


Features Murder Victim Had Just Celebrated 20th Birthdav Dontae Leslie celebrated his 20th birthday on July 7th with family and friends. On Wednesday, Leslie was found shot to death in hi s own bed Hill sborough County Sheriffs deputie s report that around 2 a,.m de p uties went to 6922 C ircle after a woman calle d Sheriffs Office spokesman J. D. Callaway sa'id deputies found one of s e veral people liv ing in the home dead in a bedroom. Callaway also said it's not clear how many people were home during the shooting. Detectives are questioning the remaining people. Callaway said so far, the in vestigation has reveaied that a woman inside the home called and reported hearing shots coming from inside. '"Right now, we're trying to determine if there was a break in and a motive for the shooting Several shots were fired at Leslie and no suspect informa tion is available at this time Leslie's cousin, Nichelle Watson, said she personally believes the whole thing was a set up ''There are too many different stories going around. I also noticed that Dontae had been acting paranoid lately. It was like someone was after him. That's. why I don' t understand why the door to the house .where he was staying wasn't locked. That's strange. Watson said Dontae was living with a white family at the home on Baldwin Circle DONfAE LESLIE He wasn t related to anyone in that house. He just decid e d to leave his mother' s house and move in with this family. I don't even know how he knew these people." "There was a lot of foot traffic going on at the house just be fore this h a ppened." In describing her cousin, Watson said he had a street reputation, and no one messed with him. He was very protective of his family." "We were together at Club Empire celebrating his birth day. I told him I was going to join the Army, and later. be come a police officer. He didn't like that, and teased me about it But, we had a great time." Leslie has three brothers, and his father, !karl, lives in Jamaica. Leslie's mother Mrs. Ruby Washington, had no insurance on Dontae, and the family is getting together to decide what to do as far as funeral arrangements are concerned. Tampa Bav Job And Career Fair Lookin g for a n e w j o b? How about a n e w care er? Come on out to th e e mploym e nt e v ent of the se a s on th e Tampa Bay Job and Care e r Fair. A g r e at da y to es tablish a n e w future ... Monday, July 20 from 10 a m. 3 p.m. at th e St. Pet e Tim es F orum in Tampa. M ee t with local compani e s w ho ha ve imm e diat e e mplo y m ent n ee ds from ; entry l e v e l po s itions to skill e d trad e to h e alth c a r e and ev e n top manage rial po s ition s, there is something for e veryon e at The Tampa Bay Job Fair. For additional information contact : Dave LaBell 727-893-8523. NAA-CP .MIInthiV;General: Meeting cancelled The Hillsborough County NAACP will not hav e a Gen e ral Member ship Meeting in July. The August General Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2009, 7 p.m. at True Faith Baptist Church, 2526 W. Sligh Blvd. The Host Pastor is Rev. Dr. John L. Giles. Those attending the meeting are not required to be members of the NAACP. Residen t s are encouraged to join the NAACP, ask questions get answers and become involved in one of the various committees of the NAACP at this meeting. Rev. Xavier Johnson is Chairperson of Religious Affairs and Curtis Stokes i s th e Branch Pre sident. For a dditional information c onta c t th e NAACP Offi ce a t (813) 234-8683 :D 0 )> Driving Home From Doctor, woman, 70, Dies In Accident .< c... c ..... -...J 1\J 0 0 Th e T e mpl e T errace P olice D e p artment r eports th a t Henrietta G. Howell, 7 0, wa s kill e d W ednesday a ft ernoon wh e n sh e was involv e d in a thre e-car crash The preliminary inv e stiga tion indi cates Mrs. Howell may have suffered from a m e d ical condition which police are considering as a contributing factor. Mrs. Howell's vehicle struck the rear of another vehi cle on 56th Street near Fowler Avenue. The Medical examiner will make a determination on the cause of death. Police said Mrs. Howell was driving a 1999 Cadillac DeVille. Two vehicles in front of her were stopped at a red light. She struck one vehicle, pushing it forward and causing it to strike another vehicle. Damage to those vehicles was MRS. HENRlEITA HOWELL minor and no one was injured. Mrs. Howell's husband of 55 years, Samuel T. Howell, said his wife was returning home from a doctor' s visit when the accident occurred. "Earlier this year, she was di agnosed with lung cancer, and was getting chemo treatments. That didn't stop her from per-.. ,,, :"..l,i: f o rmin g h e 1 : n orma l ac tiviti es. c.o Sh e dro v e h e r se lf wh c r e Y e r s h e h a d t o go." Mrs. Howell w as a native of T ampa gro wing up in a house on 26th Stree t a nd 2 6 th Avenue. In 199 8 sh e r etire d from th e school s ys t e m a s a lunchroom m a n a g e r at N B Young Middl e S c hool. Mrs. Howell h a d four s t e p sons .an_ q I)_ O hi\dt : e n. In h e r r etire m ent, Mrs. Howell said sh e r eally enjoye d fishin g and wa s v e ry ac tiv e as an u s h e r in h e r churc h St. Matthew M B Church Rev. W. D. Sims, p a stor. Mrs. Howell is d e scrib e d by family membe rs a s a swe et, loving, and caring p e rson who would do anything for any one She was also described as being 0 very dependable. )> Ray Williams Funeral Home en will be assisting the family. f "' -. -. i t \ l :::! z m r;I]J c: r I m :::! z ,"'tJ ai c en :I: m 9.. m : < m ::c -< -t c: m en 0 .)>' z t:f ,-;, ::c o .. ;:!t .... G) rn w I )>


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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 Subscriptions-$44 00 6 Months Both Editions: $87 00 Per Year Both Editions Opinions expressed on editorial pages ol this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers. do not nec e ssarily reflect the edi torial stance ol The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Publisher. Congratulations; Earl len nard Governor Chariie Crist has made another good decision by tapping former Hillsborough Schools superintendent Earl Lennard to replace the late Phyllis Busansky to become Hillsborough County's new Supervisor of Elections. Governor Crist calls Lennard a "known quantity," a man. who "has served the citizens of Hillsborough Comity very well," and who"is the kind of man the people will have confidence: in." Indeed, Lennard's record as former school superintendent was highlighted by the fact the local school system moved from the 13th largest to the 9th largest school system in America. In the midst of such unprecedented growth stood Earl Lennard whose leadership saw the construction of more than 6o new facilities and the improvement of student performance with the controversial Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. Congratulations, new Supervisor of Elections Earl Lennard. -P olice have always inves tigated residential bur glaries. In most instances, the homes are seeped out and broken into when the occupants are away for a period of time. But in recent years, the practice of intentionally breaking into a dwelling when the occupants were home began happening more and more frequently. As a result, the term "Home Invasion" was coined to dis tinguish this type of burgla1y from others. In the beginning, police felt that those targeted were us ually involved in some type of illegal activity, such as drugs. However, as time passed, others such as the elderly, the affluent, and those living alone have become victims. Home Invasions have near ly rea ch epidemic proportions in some community As a result of this, no one is' real ly safe --if that person is thought to keep money or valuables inside their hoines. In many instances, i-esidents have been or seriously injured. In cases, the residents have died. And yes, in few instances, the residents have fought back and the suspect \ has been inju r ed or kille.as_ e d o n However, President Obama's 10-year plan would offer 222,5,049 f hours Of forced workers opportunities for retraining to ass.ume jobs in labor between 1619 and 1865, .environmental and clean energy industries;. which are a compounded both growing and vital occupations. At this writing, the of 6 according to a Prcsident' s ,critics have not offered an alternative plan. Harper's magazine article Facing some of the highest unemployment.rate. s ,in Don t get too happy and this history, the Black community needs an don't waste any time plan-infusion of educational and training opportunities. ning on how you will spend Thus, we encourage our congressional delegation to it. Indeed, the truth ofthe support President Obama's plan to-give American work-matter is that the issue is so ers a secon4, .lease on life. Our struggling families complicated and divisive that economy n ,eed and deserve such support, not reparations may never be but now! resolved in anyone s lifetime, living today However, consider, if any one should be paid, should it be? Who should be reql.,lired to make the payments? To whom should paymen' ts be directly made? And in what forms should they be paid? These are four questions sup porters and opponents of the reparations issue will have to wrestle with Those who sup port reparations argue that if slaves had been paid for their labor and were allowed to secure and own property, Black wealth would be signif icant today. Furthermore, descendants of freed Blacks whci wet' e of the funds pajd h) them during Reconstruction should be compensated Neverthe. less, many citi zens, Black or wh1i t e ; 'don't support reparations they believe that toda y 's gov ernments of Spain, Englarid, France, Spain etc. a re differ ent or were nonexistent dur ing the ti m e period in ques'7 tion Others 'believe that most taxpayers living today shouldn't be burdened by the acts of their ancestors, many of whom never owned slaves Still others believe America cannot afford the cost of reparations. In addition, not every Black person living in America is a descendant of slave s. Det ermining whether on e' s heritage i s that of a slav e or a freed African would be diffi:cult since many census records list slaves as propert y and/or only by sex and gen der : Furthermore, proving one s ethnicity becomes an issue especially for those of us who have relatives who l o ok white' and f e w of u s are "pure." When considering how shoulq b e _p,aicl, many rllethods have oeen proposed and include free land, pay ments in gold, free education, free medica!' care, free legal advice, freedom from payirig ta x es for a set period o f tirri-e, and the ability of slave descendants to choose how they want to be paid. No doubt, most'-o 'f'u s would say ; "Show 'ine the money! As to who should pay, sup po rters believe eve1y country involved in the slave 'trade and slavery should c o .ntribute to rep a rations. Regardless of where you stand on the issue, I encourage you to support


The Evil Men Do So did Mark Antony doubt, scratching their heads say, in Shakespeare's as one after another, great Julius Caesar, "The evil that celebrities and men and men do lives after them women of importance filed [while] the good is often past the coffins of both interred with their bones Jackson and McNair heap-The cha11acter Antony ing not bricks of scorn, but spoke those words, at the laying on each casket bou-funeral of his quets of roses. Certainly, friend, Julius Caesar. What given America's unforgiving he meant history, such a scene was to forget what good a person confusing, at least. had done during his or her No, I shall not be long. life, but tended to remember More than likely, some of the only the bad things that readers I have had through marked a person's life, long the years, have placed my after he or she was dead. column to the side and said That might have been the one to the other, "I think Sole case for Julius Caesar. Man's gone too far, this time! Strangely, however, it seems Humph! What's he trying not to have been the case for to say, that people should Michael Jackson and turn their backs on such Steve McNair. great men as Michael How did they escape Jackson and Steve Shakespeare's curse, "The McNair? He sounds like evil men do lives after them, some of those conservative but the good they do is often racists we've hear.d in recent buried in their graves?" How weeks!" was it that a man whose good My answer is simply this. name was torn to shreds by Tho]Jgh she wor. e a wide-constant accusation ofchild-. brimmed hat that hid her molestation and a man who face, I could feel Mechelle was found dead and bullet-McNair's pain, betray(lland riddled in the arms of a e _mbarrassment. What? Are woinanwho was not his wife, you tellini'me, you couJd not but who shot him in a mur--_;-feel it? der-suicide could have been Would you stand there interred so sweetly, innocentand say to me the misery of ly and forgetfully the the withering statements unblinking eyes of a Journalagainst Michael Jackson's istic world? It seems almost integrity did not leave you unreal. But it happened,just shaken and befuddled?1 that way Lesser men would surely But how? Why did a news have crumbled under such media famous for Its sav-unyielding weight. Greater agery and insensitivity allow men have done so. Yet, even both media mogul Michael in death, Jackson and Jacks OJ! and NFL-god McNair survived. Steve Mc,Nair to escape the How? Perhaps, it is a fangs of an unforgiving readmystery never to be unfathership? omed. How did both Nobody's talking. Not Michael Jackson and even the National Inquirer Steve McNair escape the has come forward to explain observation of the .immortal why, this time, it did riot do Wit'liam Shakespeare? its usually morbid and grisly Maybe, if Jul.ius <;a ,esar hack-job on the corpse$ .of had lived du'rin' g thd two otherwise immortal men. Century, his corpse and good milliqns-of name would h ave escaped American childreri ..::.,th' o 'se too! who could read or Hl)man nature is indeed, cared to read -stood no unpredictable, isn't it? Black American continued from page 4-A Congressmen John Conyers' 20-year struggle to get America to at-least talk about the issue sensibly. He has introduced H. R. 40 during every session of Congress since 1989; in hopes of getting a Commission to. Study Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act estab lished. I certainly support him and hope you do, too. Harambee! Does Anvbodv Reallv Careil School districts and schools across the State of Florida were cut drastically in state funding per students. Not once, but twice was the funding cut. Schools and school districts were forced to scramble and to do funny things to the educational process to make up for the cuts. While most district schools barely survived these cuts, many of our charter schools were not able to survive. In their effort to survive their educational fund shortage, school district administrators had to take steps that they never dreamed would come to pass. Every school district in the State of Florida experienced one or more of the following cost cutting efforts that were so necessary. Some districts closed down some of its schools. in order to save money. Some cu.t much of the transportation of students in to save money. Educational field trips were I 've recently heard of residents in the Progress Village and Clair-1\:iel communities living in fear of their lives and the lives of their children. This fear is being brought on by a so-called gang that has terrorized both communi ties, attacked other teenagers, and fired weapons into the air to instill fear and control. This so-called gang is called the "Problem Boys," and the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office is aware of their presence. However, no arrests have been made, and residents are fmstrated that they are allowed to continue their activities: To the residents of both communities, you must understand that these groups have no power unlessyou give it to them. They gain power through fear. When you start locking your doors, reduced to a minimum due to the lack of money. Only absolutely necessary supplies and equipment were purchased. Teachers were asked to take days off without pay. Many administrators. wer.e:. demoted to teaching duties in the classrooms. The cost cutting efforts didn't stop there. Practice tests for the over rated FCAT exam were elimi nated. Bus were laid off and teacher's aides became Some student services were cut and athle tic programs have been sqled back : "There are still som' e oflier" cost-cutting items that I have not men-tioned here. That 'was last' school term, buf wait! excited. Right i1ow more qf the same is ori .tap)br. ;next school terriL Do sdiool district administrators rrnow this? Of course they They aren't :doing anything to help the situation. I ask You do state legislators know about this? : ..... running form them, or not allowing your children outside because of their presence, they've won a victory. Some parents have tried approaching the parents of these ga ng members, pleading for their intervention. However, it appears their cry for help has fallen on deaf ears, because the terror has continued and is escalating. Residents, by uniting and organizing a strong crime watch group, you can rid your community of these people. When someone sees them engaging in their, criminal acts, call law enforcement immediately, arid even write down tag numbers if you can. You don't have to say who you are, but you do have to speak out. To instill fear in a community;-you first have to gain an understanding of what kind of people you're dealing with, The answer is, of course they do. They aren't doing anything to remedy the situa" tion. There is a large pot of money sitting somewhere in Tallahassee.-that comes frolrt the pact with the Seminole Indians and their gambling. : As bad as school need earmarked for educat_ion ,that money just The rnQJley is sitting there .and nob:Qdy is making ari effort toget the money dis : tributed into the educational process: and school district 11drriinistrators know how badly this money, is needed 'Ihit does anybody really care7:1f'sb what are. you doing to get this moneY. distributec;l? I ask the school district Z administrafors and state le-gislators 'that. question. I ask aJ legislators do you really care as much fot out: children and r-: their education" as you say, you do wheii 'fou' are cam-! z paigningi "tt c: and the of strong male figures is always impor tant. Once it has been established that there, is no unity or strength in a particular area, these young mt;n come up, set up shop, and dare you to s something to them. They even intimidate yqu by saying they know who thesnitches are,: when in factthey know noth ing. I am appealing to residents in both communities to stand : fast, and' work' with law enforcement officials. It wilL take a combined effort to get rid of this problem and make your communities safe for : your children. m r-0 % m 9 Whatever you do, don't give, them the power they crave .. Deny them that one thing they need more than anything else, and watch them C) pear or divert their attention to more construCtive efforts. )>


Page Six So Untaithtul: local Funeral Director Named Regional District Mortician Of The Year Ms. La Cheryl Aikens of Aikens Funeral Home has been selected as the Florida Morti cians 2nd Regional District 10 wavs TO'Creep' PrOal Your Marriage Mortician of the Year. The Florida Mortician Association has been in existence s ince 1925 and each year takes the time to recognize members for their commitment to the funeral industry and serving their local community. Part! BY CLARENCE BARR, II I often wonder if we're reaching a point in history where the expectation of being involved in a monogamous marriage is a thing.of the past. It seems that every time you look arou'nd, regardless of how beautiful the woman or successful the man, they each o end up victims of adulterous 0: relationships. U. 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Communicate lanta, Georgia, where she was There are plenty of issues that one of the honored funeral di can be resolved just by talking. rectors to serve the most Rev. One of the first thirigs a per-Dr. Martin Luther King, son -looks for outside of the Jr., funeral ceremony. home is an open ear. We are La Cheryl's father, Mr. attracted to people who listen Thomas Aikens now retired to our needs and wants. Once was inspired by his Aunt a inan or.,woman finds some-Doris to pursue a career in the one who actually pays attenfuneral industry. Mr. Aikens tion to what he or she has to along with his wife, Yvonne say, the emotional intimacy is Ephrom Aikens, a former already established. The physschool teacher, successfully ical becomes nature. founded and established 7) Be Supportive-Your Aikens Funeral Home on Feb40-year-old husband actually ruary 20, 1980. believes he has a future as a La Cheryl is a graduate of rapper. You know it's all over the University of Florida, where for him. 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A daily bath, a cently elected as the 2nd Vice weekly trip to the barber and President of the State and also some time in a gym would do the state Education Coordina wonders for your appeal to tor, a board member of Life-LA CHERYL AIKENS Link of Florida, where the goal is community awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donation to ensure the life of others. She is also a member of the Tampa City-Wide Funeral Directors Association, Pinellas County Funeral Homes Associ ation, Gamma Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpl1a, Inc., Epsilon Nu Delta Morti cians Fraternity and a member of Jack and Jill ofAmerica, Inc. La Cheryl is also a certified funeral service practitioner (CFSP), where she has engaged in furthering her education in the funeral service industry to stay on the of funeral service. "I look forwttrd to serving as the 2nd Vice President of Florida Morticians Association and continue my position as the Education Coordinator, assist ing my fellow colleagues in shaping the future of a great or ganization. I am honored to be recognized by my peers as someone worthy of the 2009 2nd Regional District Florida Morticians Association award," she said. A reception to honor Ms. Aikens will be held on Sunday, July 26th, 5 p. m. at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore. her. Ladies, don't laugh. Be-cause the extra "body-weight," rr the old grandma panties you find so comfortable and the chia pet you keep growing under your arms, doesn't make waking up to you such a picnic either. Physical attrac"" tion is still a large part of the equation. The worse thing a person can do in a marriage is take their position for granted, while allowing their husband or wife, to find desir ability in another. Next week, five more ways to "Creep" Proof Your Mar riage. 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::II Local o Communitv Activist Concerned About Countv Lavons 2 GERALD WHITE Community activist, Gerald White, said he's concerned about the proposed layoffs and service cuts in Hillsborough County government. ''I'm hoping the African American community will not be adversely impacted by the proposed budget cuts, with a large number of Black employ ees being disproportionately laid off. "As an experienced activist, I am working diligently to review the county budget and to offer beneficial suggestions and constructive ways to save money I am also committed to working as hard as I can as an activist to save as many jobs and county services as possi ble White said with a $3.8 bil lion dollar budget, the people must remain involved in gov ernment. "I addressed the Board of County Commissionerson June 17th and requested they postpone as many road projects as possible to save $150 million dollars. The money is already in the bank for these projects, sitting there waiting for directions. "I also spoke with George Williams, Director of Human Resources, and the county is not releasing any information on the race and gender of those who will be laid off. "To avoid layoff and budget cut disparities, in the areas of race and gender, I believe the public should be apprised of and have benefit of that infor mation before the final vote on the county budget." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached a (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. SubsL"I'ihc "The VrJice of Our Community Speaking for Itself" Manage your finances like you manage your life: effortlessly. Everyday solutions are beautiful in their simplicity. They don't add steps-they just make things happen in the least comptlcated way possible. Which is why SunTrust helps streamline your finances. Manage your money in less time with fewer fees and without the fear of identity theft. To switch to a SUnTrust checking account, call 800.SUHTRUST, visit suntrust.com/solid or stop by a branch near you. I ,( SUN'fRUST Live Solid. Bank Solid. One Equifax Credit Watch"' Silver for one person per account with Signature Advantage Checking or Solid Choice Checking. Additional Equifax Credit Watch products available at a discount for all checking account holders Sun Trust Bank, Member FDIC Sun Trust Banks Inc. Sun Trust is a federally registered service mark of Sun Trust Banks. Inc. Live Solid. Bank Solid. is a service mark of SunTrust Banks, Inc


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Local Choir Union To Celebrate 70th Anniversarv A ric h herit age w ill be celebra ted w h e n the Sar a h Lawren ce C h o ir U ni o n co nven es for its 70 th an niver sary wo r ship ser v i ce o n Sunday July 19 2009, 3:0op m a t Great e r Mt. Carme l AME Churc h This y e a r' s ce l ebra tion w ill include a n Awards c e r emony in honor of the m a n y pio neers, who sus t a in e d thi s Union for 70 yea rs with Hi g h Worship and Prai se. F ounde d in 1939 the Number 3 Choir U n i o n was orga ni ze d o n Febtu a r y 1 2th. Th e orig in a l rwmber c hurches w e r e: A ME (Greater Mt. Carri1 e l ), Firs t Unio n ( N ew First'Unio n), St. J ohn Progressive, B ethe l A M E and New Bethe l P r o g r ess i ve. Deacon Charlie Ball of St. J ohn Prog ressiv e fondly r e m e m bers th e early yea r s o f C h oi r s and Ushers Unio n s. The r e was a n abunda n ce o f s in g in g and prearhing thro u g h out the Black community The best t a l ent co ul d regul a rl y b e h e a r d o n a Sunday aft e rn o on. Th e fir s t # 3 Ch o ir Union Coun cil meetin g wa s h e :d o n F ebrua r y 23, 19 3 9 at N e w Bethel AME. A 6th C h oir joine d April 6 1939 whic h Wr productive service : 'm.v"' -a If' ... (.() .. ..


0) g Local N ,..: T"" :::> ..., 50th Birthdav Celebrated The Don Vicente de Ybor c a: Historic Inn was the touch-u.. stone for the 75 guests that at-Mrs. Gertha Rene Graddy, who was escorted by the hon oree's younger brother, Eddie Graddy. c a: u.. c z <( c CJ) w :::> 1-> a: w > w c w :::c CJ) ::J m :::> c.. z i= w ..... -1 :::> m I -1 w z i= z w CJ) m I .. 0 T"" tended the soth birthday extravaganza for former Tam pan, Marcus Reginald Graddy, on Friday, May 15, 2009. A5 the guests entered, a por trait of the honoree's parents adorned a receiving table, as well as a gold-framed picture of the honoree, used as a sign ing tablet for each guest to affix well-wishes. The emcees for the evening were Tampa-native, Aaron Stillings and Ms. Bonnie Clayton-Atwater from Jack sonville, Florida, both long time friends of the honoree. After introducing themselves, they asked the attendees to re ceive the honoree s mother, After which Mrs. Graddy sat in a specially adorned chair that rested next to a matching empty one that held a single red rose and a portrait of her and her deceased husband, Mr. William Graddy, Sr., whom she lost on June 3, 2008 one month to the day of their Diamond Wedding Jubilee. Marcus Reginald Graddy entered the Grand Salon. As he hugged and kissed his mother, five candles were lit on his three-tiered birthday cake. After blowing out the candles, the honoree stood be hind his mother as the emcees introduced a video montage to The Graddy brothers and their mother watching a Video tribute to the honoree's parents' 6o"year marriage. .. \ .. .New M. B. urch NEW LOCATION: 2811 N. 17th St. Tampa 33605 For A Ride 531-4 799 Peace Progressive Missionary Baptist Church -Theme: #On The: Move!! God's Grace From Place To Place Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that net;deth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the Word of truth. -II Timothy 2:15 commemorate Mrs. Graddys 6o-year marriage to the honoree's father. Following the touching video, Mrs. Lucille JamesHowell and Mr. Joseph Daymond sang "My Funny Valentine" and "Georgia", re spectively, as song tributes. Flutes of champagne were passed out as a two-tiered cake, was rolled out to honor Mrs. Graddy. The honoree lifted a toast to his mother and acknowledged the memory of his father. As the attendees were led into the Grand Dining Room, the honoree went to change for the sit down dinner. Mr. Stillings and Ms. Gabrielle Ashe sang "The Prayer" as the "Fifty & Fhenomenal"-themed celebra. o.f qr-. lando, shown with Honoree, Marcus Reginald Graddy. MRS. CURTISS WILSON Aaron Stillings of Tan:Ipa, a longtime friends of the honoree. tion got underway! The honoree received eight tributes by close friends and family including a special sur prise by his kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Leila Aldridge who presented him with a Florida Sentinel Bul letin article from Saturday, June 26, 1965 where the hon oree was pictured with his graduating class of First Bap tist Church. The other tributes were by Arthur McKay of Tampa, Ms. Robin Adair ofTi unpa, Mr. Wade Gayle of New York, Ms. Andrea Hunter of New York, Mr. Charles Brandon of Mmyland, Mrs. Curtiss Wilson of Tampa and Dr. Barton Bernales of Mmyland. Throughout the evening, numbers for door prizes were drawn. While the cake was being served after dinner, the hon oree thanked his guests and asked them to join him in the Grand Cafe for the dance and later for the after party, at Bernini's on 7th Avenue. Graddy lives in Upper Marl boro, Maryland, where he works as a busii)ess analyst for Information Engineering Services in Alexandria, VA and as a pastoral counselor in pri vate practice as well as the founding pastor of Upon This Rock Church Ministries, Inc Mr. Graddy gr e w up in Ybor City He is a former m e mb e r of Saint Luke AME Church and New Bethel Progre s siv e Mis sionaiy Baptist Church. Honoree's brother, Eddie Graddy, with their mother, Gertha Graddy and sister, Stephania Graddy-Monroe. Mrs. Boimie Atwater and Mrs. Eliza Atwater of Jacksonville in town for the elegant 50th birthday honoring Marcus Graddy. Dr. Barton-and Mrs. Barbara Bernales of Washington, D. C. were in town for the birthday celebration. Birthday p ,artY eluded Wade Gayle -of York City, Angela Wright of Atlanta, GA and Andrea: Osborne ofNYC.


Local East Tampa Heavilv Attected Bv Street Closures Las t yea r the Utilit y Capita l Improvements (UCAP) pro ject b ega n a n importa nt pipelin e improve m e nt pro g r a m Its pw po s e i s t o r eplace 6 ,,at e r pip e lin e s 1 1\ as t c,, a t c r r e pla ce m ent, 3 storm,, a te r r cplace m c n t s 1 IW\\ drinking wat e r pipeline and 1 \Yater pump station c \ al ua tion Known as the 12th Street Wastewater F o rc e Main R e placement Project sev e ral of the t a r get areas are located in East Tampa. The project entails street closures that dirt:ctly impact main thoroughfarcs in tht: t:mnmunity. Ms. Wendy Nero, UCAP C( >mmun ications Coordinator said tht: prnjt:ets arc all on schedul e and that main thoroughfare s such as Dr M L. King .Jr. Blnl., and N 29th Street arc on schedule. "There arc a number of acti\c projects throughout the city. In areas such as N. 29th Street and Dr King Bh d., 1\c arc tunneling under the road to a\ oid closing the i ntcrscc tion. It \\as a large tunnel. but it should ht: open nt:xt "'vVc a r c also tunneling th e road at N 30th Street and E Hillsborough A\cnuc. This keeps E H illshorough A \ enue open." Rev. Evan Burrows, S e nior Pastor of First Baptist Church of College Hill said, "Prior to the construction, the_,. met 1\ ith us on sc\ era I occasions and with the people in the c i >Inmunity. They told us it would be about two months, hut I know how gmcrnmcnt works The church coped anJ made the necessary adjustments antl it hasn't been unduly intrusi\c.'' First Baptist Church of College Hill wus located a block m\ay from the construe-tion Rev. Charles Davis is the Senior Pastor of Colleg e Hill Churc h Of God In Christ located at the corner of E. Diana and North 30th Street. The churc h also op erates th e W. E. Davis Family Support Center is loc atcLll ess than t\m blocks from the intersection of N. 30th Street antl E Hillsborough A\ enue, which is currently untler con strue-tion. Rev. Davis said, "It woultl have been nice if they had gi,cn us a notice up front instead ofjust sho wing up on e and starting to work The Cente r is an access point for 0 -DCF, we offer youth programs, job scn iccs, elderly training, and a respite for grantl parents. alternate route t o allow people .to get hack am] forth to work antl into the area \\"ould hm c hccn nice. East Tampa rcsitlent, James Johnson saitl, ;'With the streets in our community being blocked antl inaccessible for months is a great inconn:niencc. It seems that this is a regular practice of the City of Tampa to k eep our ncighborhootls Jisruptetl." The areas still under construction inclutle : N. 19th Sticct (ci) E. Emma street; N. GlJJi] Blessed Hope jJible College 816 E. Genesee St. Tampa, FL 33603 Dr. Rosemary Johnson President/ Co-Fotmder Fall ClassesBegin August 11, 2009 Enroll Now! Call us today to get started! 813.237.6076 Blessedhope3415 @verizon net Let us belp YOU study to sbow yourself approved unto God "Study to show thyself approved unto God 29th Street @ Martin Luther King Blvtl; N. 29th Street@ E. 33rd Street; E. 29th Av enue@ 29th Stre et; N. 26th Stree t @ "E. 29th Street; N. 26th Street cast on E 29th Street; N 26th Str ee t @ 29th Avenue; N. 19th Stre e t @ Cayuga Stree t; antl N 30th Street @ E. Hillsborough A\e nu e. City Editor Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by em a 1 l FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LINCOLN GARDENS 4025 W Palmetto St. -1351 REV. ANTHONY GREENE, Pastor Sunday School -9:30A.M Morning Worship-11 A.M. Prayer Service & Bible Study Wednesday-7:30 P .M. "To Know Christ And To Make Christ Known" FIRST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE 8616 Progress Blvd. Tampa, FL 33619 Church Office: (813) 677 Pastors Office ; (813) Academy Offi c e : (81"3) 677:'3988' Fax: (813) 672 E-Mail : fbcopv @ tampabay.rr com DR. SAM MAXWELL, SR., Senior Teaching Pastor AduiVChildren Worship Times 7 :30A. M & 10:55 A.M. l : !!:!!fiil)i!!f) Sunday 9 :45A. M Adult & Youth / Children Tuesday 11 A M Adult Wednesday 7 P.M. Youth! Children 7:30 P .M. Adult A Sal ellile Campus F o r Fait h Bible lnslilul e G rowirg The C hurch For G l o bal Change (Acts : 8 R o m 1 : 8 1 Thes 1 8) Sl Mark Missionary Baptist Church 7221 S. Sherrill Street Port Tampa, Florida 33616 (813) 839-5263 "Building On A Firm Foundation" Sunday School 9:30 A.M. Sunday Worship 1 0:55 A.M. Wednesday Ntght Prayer Service & Bible Study-6:30P.M Transportation SeNices Available NEW MT. ZION M. B. CHURCH, INC. 2511 E. Columbus Or. (813) 24&-$101 or (81:3) 247-3899 REV. WALTER,J. WILLIAI\:1S Pastor Early Morning Worship 7 55 A .M. Sunday Morning Worship 9:30A.M. Morning Worship :55 A. Wed Family Night-7 P M Dea. John C Lovett, Chairman Board Of Deacons UNITY M.B. CHURCH 3111 Ybor St., Tampa,FL 33605 (813). 248-5955 ELDER H. H. Sunday School 9:30A.M. Morning Worship A.M. Bible Study Tues. 7:30 P.M. THE PUBUC IS J!'JVITED Rainbow Ministries Church Of God In ChriSt 1405 Park Street Seffner, FL 33584 813-38-1-3937 Pastor: ELDER JOSEPH B. GREEN GREEN weekly worship schedule Sunday Morning Worship-11:30 A.M. Monday Morning Prayer -9 A.M. Wednesday Night Worship Prayer Service 7 P.M. Bible Study 7:30 P.M. Saturday Morning Prayer Warriors Service Every Second Sat.. Of Each Month Fulfilling The Virion Through Faith" www .rainbol'lministries.webs.com 'TI ::0 0 c.... c r -< ...... --.J 1\.) 0 0 u:> ., r-0 :::c c l> (/) m z :::! z m r-1 m c r r-m :::! z "C c m r-Cii J: m c m < m :::c -< -4 c m (/) c l> z c ., :::c c C> m ...... ...... :i>


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0> Retfred Educator Sworn In As i Supervisor Of Elections a: LL .. +. BY IRIS B; HOLTON SentinelCity Editor Earlier this week, Governor Charlie Crist selected a re tired educator to serve as Hills borough Supervisor of Elections. The vacancy was created by the su<;l.den death of Ms. Phyllis Busansky in June.".. Gover11or Crist selected Dr. Earl1..ennard from a pool of 22 applicants ranging from elected officials to com munity activists. Chief Judge Manuel Menendez, Jr., conducted the swearing in cer emony. The ceremony was held on Wednesday morn,ing at the Supervisor of Elections Office. He will serve until the c a: next election in 2010. LL. Dr. Lennard retired as the C Hillsborough County Superintendent of Pubiic Schools in > : 2005. He began his employment as a classroom teacher in CI'J 1963. Dr. Lennard, 67, earned his 1-B.A. degree in Social Science > Education from the University ffi of South Florida. He continued > w Dr. Earl Lennard, right, is shown with Gerald White at the swearing in ceremony. his education at the University of Florida, where he earned his Master's Degree in Agricul tural Science. Dr. Lennard was awarded his Ph.D. in Phi losophy from the University of South Florida in 1993. Since his retirement, Dr. Lennard has served as an Ad junct Professor at the Univer sity of South Florida and as a consultant. Gerald White said, ''I'm pleased and relieved with the appointment. J?r. Lennard is a man with strong integrity, and he has the administrative skills to hit the ground mnning." Community Activist Joe Robinson was among those who submitted applications for the post. He said, "I don't have a problem with Dr. Lennard being chosen, I've worked with him and I feel he was a good choice." Dr. Lennard said, "It's clear to me that Phyllis put to gether a good, strong team. I am hopeful this team will move forward, and that together we will deliver the open, secure and reliable elections this County deserves." c w J: CI'J :::i m ::::) a.. z i= w ..J ..J ::::) Progress Village Clair-Mel Residents Fear Gang Activitv m ...:.. w z i= z w (/)

Sports Bucs Soliditv Quanerbacksll The Tampa Bay Buccaneers recently cut quarterback Brian Griese. Does that mean that the Bucs have solid ified their quarterback positions? The Griese move leave s the Bucs with four sig nal callers. Three will be given roster spots and one would be assigned to the practice squad. Byron Leftwich, Luke McKown and Josh Freeman would be the roster quarterbacks while Josh Johnson will once again be assigned to the practice squad. This I predict barring any unfor esee n injuries or trades Serena On Dating People Tennis star Serena Williams says that currently she isn't dating anyone. The world's #2 ranked tennis player says she is crazy. Serena says she is so crazy that she would not want to date her self. She said she is currently traveling solo. Serena is one of the most eligible dates on the planet. She is pretty, well built, rich, articulate and famous. And guys, Serena ain't going to take no mess. She is Richard Williams' daughter. Free Agency Like Never Before Unless something happens between now and next year's free agency period, it will be a free agency period like never before in the history of the NBA figures will be thrown around. The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, the Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, and Toronto Raptors Chris Bosh will be on the free agency market. All you really need is Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant and Orlando Magic's Chris Howard and the bidcling war would be bigg.er than anything on Wall Street. These five players are the most coveted player s in the lea g ue. Although LeBron, Dwyane and Bosh will be on the market, of course their respective teams will be trying to sign them, too. It will be interesting to see where these players play after next year. American League Wins All-Star Game The Major League Baseball All Star Game \vas won 4-3 by the American League All Stars. It was the 13th consecu tive time the American League All Stars have beaten the National League All Stars. The National League jumped out to a 3-0 lead. The American League scored the winning run in the eighth inning on a one out triple by Curtis Granderson. Rays' Joe Maddon managed the winning team. President Barack Obama threw out the ceremonial first pitch. ., :tl 0 North Seminole Senior Division Bovs To Represent District At Sectionals c... c ..... N 0 0 CD ., j" 0 :tl en m z Front row, Derrick Austin, .Luis Ruiz, Tyler Lawson, Kenny Spain and Devon Pedro. Back row, left to right, Rick Austin, Manager; Jay Taylor, Demetre Taylor, Chris Warren, Jr., Marcus Bexley, Mark Joseph and Chris Warren, Coach. ::! z m r:I:D c r The North Seminole Little Lea,gue Senior Boys Division, winners of the 2009 District 25 Tournament of Champions and 2009 District 25 Allwill represent Florida District 25 at the Little League .. in Bradenton on Friday, July BucsSign DT Miller, Release QB Griese ROY MILLER TAMPA--Third-round draft pick Roy Miller has agreed to a four-year contract with the Tampa Bay. Buccaneers. J'he defensive tackle from Texas was the 81st overall selection in the draft. His signing Monday leaves the Bucs with one unsigned pick, first rounder Josh Freeman. To make room on the roster for Miller, backup quarterback Brian Griese; who start. ed five games last season, was released. The 34-year-old has throvm for 19.440 yards, 119 touchdowns and 99 interceptions in 11 seasons with Denver, Miami, Chicago and Tampa Bay. Miller started 19 of 49 games he appeared in at Texas, finishing his career for the Longhorns with 138 tackles and 10 sacks. 24, 2009. Nor.th Sell).inole has been invited to participate in the Metropolitan_ Junior Baseball T9urnament i n Greensboro, N C., 'August 59, 2009. The event will pro vide the tearri ari edticational and enrichment opportunity along with the experience of traveling .t0 Historic" By .Black Colleges,. ::! and (HBCPs) : -. z in mak, "a ing donat!op.s pr j ing in to help the team, please call ::1: Ben 4P4-m 1624 Austin" (8134) 802-2021: < m Suggs, Ravens Agree To &-Year Deal -4 c m en c )> z c ., BALTIMORE --Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs signed a six-year, $63 million contract Wednesday, making him the highest-paid linebacker ih NFL history. The contract, which assures him $38 million in guaranteed money, provides a longterm solution to Suggs' unsettled status as the team's. franchise player. ''I'm looking forward to showing them that they didn't make a mistake and they got the right guy," said Suggs, the Ravens' franchise player for the past two seasons. The 6-foot-3, 260-pounder had uJ}til 4 p.ni. Wednesday to work out a deai or face being stuck with the franchise tag for another year. "I am glad it is. over. Now .. e-ean get back t:o footbali," Suggs said. "Getting this done took compromises on both ends. I wanted to stay in purple and black, the Ravens wanted to keep me in purple in black, and they stepped up and showed me that." Had Suggs not signed, he would haYe played the season TERRELL SUGGS for $10.17 million and a free next sea son. :!! c C) m ..... U1 I )>


Q) 0 0 C\1 ...: ,.... c a: LL c z < c (/) w :::J .... i:[ w > w c w ::t: (/) ::::i m :::J 0. z t= w ...J ...J :::J m ...J w z t= z w (/) < c a: 0 ...J LL < I CD ,..... Sports cowbovs' -Bennen: Mv Video Isn't Racist MARTELLUSBENNETT Cowboys tight end Martellus Bennett said Tuesday he doesn't see any reason to stop being himself, even if not everybody gets his jokes. Bennett came urider fire by at least one national columnist for his latest Marty B TV posting on YouTube. Bennett, who is black, staged an impromptu "Black Olympics" with.his b.rot4er, Michael, a rookie free agent with Seattle. The brothers competed in eating foods such as chicken and watermelon and drinking Kool-Aid. Jazz's Boozer Expecting Trade CARLOS BOOZER SALT LAKE CITY Carlos Boozer doesn't expect to be playing for the Utah Jazz this season. Just two weeks ago, Boozer opted to remain with the Jazz for the final year of his con tract, The two-time All-Star told a Chicago radio station Tuesday he expects the Jazz to trade him. Boozer told WMVP that he and the Jazz agreed to work out a trade that benefits everybody involved. Boozer said he expected to be traded relatively soon. Jazz general manager Kevin O'Connor did not return messages seeking comment Ravens WR Mason Tells Web Site He's Retiring DERRICK MASON BALTIMORE--Ravens wide receiver Derrick Mason toid a sports Web site on Monday he's retiring from the NFL. "After 12 years, I have seen it all and done it all/ Mason told jocklife.com. "Right now, I am content with the deci sion I am making. All good things come to an end, and I am ready to see what else life has to offer." But Mason has not informed the team of his decision. "For any player to retire, he has to send a letter to the NFL stating this. Derrick Mason has not done that," said Kevin the Ravens' senior vice president of public relations. Mason, 35, played a key role in helping Baltimore reach the AFC championship game last season. He started all 16 games and led the Ravens in receptions (So) and yards receiving (1,037). He then added 12 catches for 190 yards and a touchdown in three playoff games. Mason played eight seasons with the Tennessee Titans and four years with the Ravens. Last season he became the 31st player in NFL history to reach 10,000 career yards receiving. McNair leaves No Will; Wile To Administer Estate STEVE MCNAIR NASHVILLE, Tenn. --The widow of slain former NFL quarterback Steve MeN air says in court documents that her husband left no will and a judge in Nashville has ruled that she will oversee his estate. Davidson County Probate Judge Randy Kennedy granted Mechelle MeN air's request to administer the estate and gave her 6o days to file an inventory of her late husband's assets. She says in court documents that she did not know her late husband's worth, but documents contend it is of sufficient size to be administered." Police say MeN air was shot to death on July 4 by a friend who later turned the guri on herself. Na$hville police have ruled it a murder-suicide. Me chelle MeN air listed herself and her two sons, and Trenton McNair, as the heirs to the estate. McNair also has two other sons from a previous relationship: Panthers Fail To.ReaciiDeal JULIUS PEPPERS CHARLOTTE, NC --The deadline for .. the Carolina Panthers to strike a long-term deal with franchise defensive end Julius Peppers passed Wednesday without an agree ment Peppers will now play under a one-year contract worth at least $16.7 million, creating the prospect for another offseason of uncertainty next year. The Panthers had until 4 p.m. EDT to sign the four-time Pro Bowl pick to a deal that would secure his long-term future in Carolina and free up salary-cap space this season. "Both sides tried," agent Carl Carey said. "Julius feels good about the one-year deal and is ready for the season to begin." Defensive Whiz :crawford Captures All-Star MVP i ST. LOUIS --Carl raced back to the fence and leaped, his glove barely extending over the 8.-foot wall. For a moment, everyone waited. And then the Tampa Bay speedster raised his mitt for ail to see yup, he caught it! Crawford made a timely grab : and snatched the All-Star MVP award Tuesday night, robb ; ing Brad Hawpe of a go-ap.ead homer in the seventh inning of the American League's 4-3 victory over the NL. : "He hit it pretty good off the bat and I didn t think it was goin:g to carry that far," CraWford said. "I don't think I've ever even robbed a home run before Picked a good time to do it tonight." Making his third All-Star appearance, Crawford was elected by his fellow players as a reserve. He came off the bench as a pinch hitter in the fifth and singled his first time up before finishing 1 for 3 CARL CRAWFORD Crawford became the first Tampa Bay player to take home MVP honors at the AllStar game. "It feels great to help the team win," he said. Considered one of the best defensive outfielders in baseball, the 27-year-old Crawford leads the majors with 44 stolen bases. He is batting .309 with eight homers, 39 RBis and 58 nms for the AL champion Rays. President Obama Goes low With Honorarv Pitch ST. LOUIS --President Barack Obama was true to his word: He didn't bounce the ceremonial first pitch at the Major League Baseball AllStar game on Tuesday. But it barely reached the plate; st: Louis Cardinals star Albert Pujols helped the moving up on the plate and reaching out to scoop the toss. Obama had warmed up on the White House grounds on Monday, and was determined his pitch would reach the plate on a fly. "Here they at least had me down in the batting cage prac ticing with Pujols," Obaina said, referring to his first cere monial pitch before during the 2005 American League Championship Series. He also warmed up at the White House on Monday in the Rose Garden. Wearing a Chic a go White Sox jacket, jeans and sneakers, and cheered by the se1lout c rowd at Busch Stadium, Obama walked out of the National League's dugout on the first base side; shook hands with Cardinals Hall of Farner Stan Musial and trotted to the mound. From right on the rubber, 6o feet and 6 inches (18.44 meters) away, Obama wound up and bit his lip as he let go. The left-bander grimaced slightly, and gave a fist pump when Pujols -a first base man made the neat grab. Obama became the latest Chicago basketball player to try his hand at baseball. Like Michael Jordan, the president looked more natural in his other job. "I scooted up a little bit, but I think I was going to catch it in tl\e air the w}\ole way," Pujols said. '"I was more nervous not to drop the ball, believe me. I wasn't worried about him the ball." Obama's motorcade left the ballpark in the bottom of the fourth inning, and the AL eventually won 4-3 for its sev enth straight victory. He was due back at the White House shortly after midnight local time.


"TT National News Dr. Regina Benjamin Is Surgeon General Choice WASHINGTON President Obama announced Monday his choice for surgeon general -Dr. Regina Benjamin, a 52-year-old family practice doctor who has spent most of her career tending to the needs of poor patients in a Gulf Coast clinic in Alabama. Dr. Regina Benjamin holds advanced degrees in medicine and business administration. "When people couldn't pay, she didn't charge them," Obama saidO:'When the clinic wasn't making money, she didn't take a salary for herself." He called Benjamin "a relentless promoter" of pro grams to fight preventable ill ness. Benjamin cited the toll of preventable illness as the rea son her family was not with her at the announcement: Her father died with diabetes and high blood pressure; her older brother and only sibling died at age 44 of an HIVrelated illness; her mother died of lung cancer after tak ing up smoking as a girl; her mother's twin brother could not attend because he is at home "struggling for each breath" after a lifetime of smoking. "I cannot change my fami ly's past, but I can be a voice to improve our nation's health for the future," she said. Benjamin received a bachelor's degree in 1979 from Xavier University of Louisiana, attended Morehouse School of Medicine from 1980 to 1982, and received a doctor of .medIc me degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1984. She completed her residency in family practice at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in 1987. Her medical training was President Obama's College Initiative Kev For Jobless workers WASHINGTON --Campaign for College .Affordability Coordinator Robert M. Brandon said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's public investment in the nation's community colleges is especially important for jobless workers during periods of economic uncertainty. President Obama proposed a $12 billion effert to help insti tutions reach, teach and train more people for "the jobs of the future" Tuesday at Macomb Community College in Warren, MiChigan. Politics Congresswoman Castor Seeks Funding For Militarv Working to improve medical care for injured soldiers and war veterans, Congresswoman Kathy Cast9r announced 'that fed eral hmding is being direct ed to Tampa to support the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital and Mac Dill Air Force Base. "These initiatives will improve the quality of life for veterans and their fami lies at our nation's busiest polytrauma hospital. At the same time, we putting people to worlv; : constructing parking lots and : renovating buildings," the Congresswoman said. Haley is in line for about $22 million. Nearly $10 mil lion of that will help pay to renovate existing ward space into private rooms suitable patients. who ,suffered severe injuries serving our nation iri Iraq and Mghanistan. t Haley also is slated to receive about $8.4 million to renovate and expand the Sterile Processing and Distribution service, which will make Haley efficient. In addition;Haleyis in line for moie than $3 million to acquire land for, design and construct a, new parking lot. It will be located adja-cent to the HaleyV A. Funding For MacDill Air Force Base Castor has secured $384,000 for MacDill Air Force Base, for planQing and desi'gn _work j Mission Support Eacility. A new, 30,ooo-square..:foot is planned and : will : as a one-stop location for military and ciyilian per sonnel and retirees. She also ap'plaud s President Obama for -directing $7 million to MacDill's Child Development Center. MacDill plans to build a new facility to accommodate m 'ore children. The funding is included in the FY 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appronriations Act, approved by the House last Friday. .... paid for by a f ederal program, the National Health Service Corps, under which medical students promise to work in areas with few doctors in exchange for free tuition, one year of service for every year of paid tuition. its CEO sinc e PRES. BARACK OBAMA And DR. REGINA BENJAMIN Benjamin founded the Bayou La Batre Rural Health Clinic in 1990 in the fishing village of Bayou La Batre, Alabama, and has served as Like many of her patients, the clinic has suffered its own life-threatening challenges. It was heavily damaged by Hurricane Georges in 1998 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. It also burned to the ground several years ago. But Benjamin rebuilt it after each setback and has contin ued to .. pffer medical care to the village's 2,500 residents. PUBLIC NOTICE SERVICE CHANGES The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) will implement bus service changes effective Sunday, July 26, 2009. CHANGES OR ADJlJSTMENTS ARE BEING MADE TO THE FOLLOWING ROUTES Uoute 2-Sehraska Avenue Saturday and Sunday southbound departure times tio111 Uniwrsity Area Transit' Center \\ill lca1 e 10 minutes earlier to provide connec.tivitv 11ith rout.:s serving Marion Transit Center. Route fi5fitlt Street Wcckdav frcquenc1 during peak morning and aticrnoon hours will !rom 30 minutes to 20 minut..:s. /loure 7 -I Vest Tampa/Citrus p,;rk hequcncv on 11cckda1 service hct11ccn West Tampa Transtl:r Center and W:d-Mart at Henderson Road 11ill change from 30 111inutes to 60 minutes. A 7 : 35 p .m. northbound trip 11ill addcd on to make schedules consistent. Route 8-Progress I ill age/Brandon Weekdav service time changes and elimination of last 1110 late night trips The last trip 11 illleave Marion Transit Cenkr and Wcstlicld Brandon mall at 10 p m /loute 15-Columbus Drive Minor schedule changes on Saturdav and Sundav Bottle 18-Wth .\freer A 5:-:10 a.m. southbound trip will he adtkd to wcekday St:rl'icc. "T1 r-0 ::c c l> CJ) m z ::! z m r-1 CD c: r rm ::! z "tJ c: 'Route 19-Port Tanwa CD' r-u; ::z:: m c No'rthhound 8:50 a.ri1. trip tiom O'Brien Street and Idaho Street will be changed tn 8 : 4o 11.111. Route J(J-Toll'n 'SCountrr Time adjustments on we4day. Saturday and Sunday s.:rvice to shorten layover at Plaza. Uoute 32 -Dr. :\/arlin Luther King. Jr. Boulevard ,. Frequcncv of service east or the Netpnrk Transfer Center will be changed from 30 n {in. utcs to 60 minutes : -.; on 11 eckdays. .1 : ; ;.. .-f?tJIICI! f5 -l' I TORmzw Ave 4Vesrslwre .. '.' I Sunda1 southbound d..:parture ti mcs 11 iII be adjusted live mi; nites late r to match S:-iitifqliy ; s 'cnic.:: .. )';(. Rome 8H -1imn '.\' Countrr Comzl!ctor .1 .. \Viii during p.:al; morning and allernoontraYcl tim..:s onlv Rout.: \\illno1ilirgc f Elliot Dr. \ ;>>?': :.:;_':':,; .. : Uoute 22\'-/)ovetl!lrand(}n /t:wres.\ : Westbound 6 a.m. trip \yill !>e eliminated. U.\-fis/JHawk!Wverviel!\lacnill A FB f:: ."wes.y Westbound 4: 15 a m "early bird" trip will be eliminated. HART Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority .-. ..: .... .. -; ( .. 't-:., 'i;-: m < m -t c: m CJ) c )> z c "T1 :!! c C> m .... 7' l>


0) 0 0 N T"" > ...J ::J '"') ).:' <( c a: u.. 0 a: LL 0 z o<( > < 0 CIJ w ::J .... > a: w > w 0 w X cn :::; m ::J Q. z ti _, _, ::J m w z i=: z c( Q if 0 _,. LL o<( I co ,.. w Funerals 1 Aikens 1 I MS. GERALDINE PIERCE 'BOOT' A celebration of life service for a special lady, Geraldine Pierce "Boot" of Tampa, will be held Saturday, July 18, 2009, at 1 p. m. at New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2511 E. Columbus Drive, Rev. Walter Williams, pastor, with Pastor Henton Brown of Believers House of Worship, Jacksonville, officiating. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Ms. Pierce was born December 13, 1942, in Arcadia, FL, to Mrs. Willie Mae James and the late Raford Pierce, Sr. Ms. Pierce was preceded in death by: her longtime companion, S. T. Brown; sisters, Mamie Lou Simmons and Gloria D. Pierce; brother, Raford Pierce Jr.; brother-inlaw, James Brown; and sisterin-law, Mayella Sturks. Our precious "Boot" finished her journey on Sunday, July 12, 2009, 12:25 a. m. at home with her loving family and Hospice 'by her side. She was a devoted :homemaker, ancl was known as the neigbborbood "candy" and "frozen cup" lady. Her bobbies were cooking, word puzzles and sharing family history. She :loved her family; children, and grands great grands. She leaves to cherish her memories: a devoted mother, Willie Mae James; four sons, Calvin (Catresia) Pierce, Reginald Pierce, Fredrick (Mary) Brown and Alvin Brown (Dale); "two daughters, Sharon Davis-Shnpson and Patricia Pierce (AL); grandcbil'dren, LaCosha Davis, Willie (Veronica) Stewart, Jr, (Nashville, TN), Ebony 'Stewart, Rabsbawn (Yvonne) :Stewart, and Jamaal Stewart, Pierce, Latrice Pierce, Pierce, Aubrey Pierce, Demetrius Pierce, Harvis :Pierce, Clennie Pierce, Maria Reed, Brandi Brown, Shareka Brown, Tequeria Brown, Alvin .Brown, Jr., Keyon Brown, Ashley Brown, Sbamika Williams, Marione Clark, Jennifer Clark and Kenny Clark; great grands, Willie, ID, Karessa, De'za', Makaella, Kiara, Nathaniel .alld MatbiusRa Stewart, Hairlson, Ra'kia Bostick, Re'Nijba, ,Calvina, Tyja, Ariel,. Malcolm, Taqwanda, Za'Hariah, and Zariona Pierce, Joycelyn, Joshua Burt, Reiinald Brown, Jr., Jevon Young, Jr., Chazay Durant, Tanaka Rivers, Jimmy, Jimaun Johnson, Helena Hicks, Tori Mack, Aubrey, Jr., Aubrianna, Aubrieal, Aubreyonno Pierce an' d Sincere Pierce; sisters, Ernestine Brown (Leslie, GA), Rosa Williams (Baltimore MD), Verdell Mickens, Shirley James, Denise (Arcbester) Newsome and Carrie McMillian, all of Tampa, Lola (John) Scaife (Bartow, FL) and Mattie (Burney) Mitchell (Akron, OH); brothers, Willie James (Madine) Green (Tampa) and Bernard Pierce (Orlando); brother-in-law, Eugene Brown (Tampa); sisters-in-law, Murleen Spain and Betty Jean Pierce, all of Tampa; aunt, Maudie Marshall; three god-sisters, Earline Williams, Janice Jackson and McKay Williams; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday from 5-8 p m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m Family and friends are asked to meet at the church 12:45 p. m Saturday for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME www.ajkensfuneralhome.net MRS. BESSIE BRADSHAW ROGERS Homegoing services for Mrs. Bessie Bradshaw Rogers of 3728 E. Wilder Ave., who passed away, Friday, July 10, 2009, will be held Saturday, July 18, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 3410 E. Wilder Avenue, Acting Pastor Rev. Tony Wickerson, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Rogers was born May 6, 1919, in Anthony, Florida. She was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. Sbelovedtosew,cook,and make crafts. She was preceded in death by: her parents, George and Sally Mae White; and husbands, Joseph Bradshaw and Enoch Rogers. She leaves to cherish her memories: daughters, Barbara J. Hughes (Alfred) and Eugenia Baker; grandchildren, Darrell D. Williams, Raphael R. Baker (Ella), Eric L. Hughes and Trent Gerard Hughes (Mignon); 10 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren; sister, Ruth Cameron of New York City; NY; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The remains reposed on Thursday, July 16; 2009, from 5-7 p. m. The family received friends from s-6 p. m. The family and friends are asked io meet at the church ori Saturday for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME. www.ajkensfuperalhome.pet t MR. RODERICK WILLIAM BUCKLON Funeral services for Roderick William Bucklon, of 3304 E. 23rd Ave., will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, 2708 E. Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd., with Rev. Donald Yeoman, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Roderick was born November 13, 1975, in Tampa. He was the second child born to Christine Bucklon and the late William Butler, Sr. He grew up and attended public schools in Hillsborough County. Roderick was a warm and loving person with a smile that illuminated his surroundings. If you knew Roderick, you knew his distinctive and hearty laugh, which was infectious and contagious. He found it easy to love people and it was easy for everyone to love Roderick. He thought life was too precious to be down. He always brought joy to his family and friends in his own way. You could not be down around Roderick. There was never a dull moment. He was full of jokes that evoked laughter and caused you to look on the brigh_ t side in spite of circum-stal,lces. After the setting of the sun on Friday, July 3, 2009, Roderick was called home. ;He leaves to cherish his memories: his .loving Christine Bucklon; sister, Michele Bucklon and fiancEe', Julius Harrington; 5 brothers, Ira. L. Bucklon,, Jr. and Venessa, DeAundra M. Bucklon, Sr., Renardo J. Bucklon, Cedric Bucklon, Sr. and Brian Hickman, Sr.; nieces and nephews, Danielle Bucklon and Earl Blanchett, Jr., Ashley B -ucklon,. Christy Bucklon, Cedric Bucklon, Jr., DeAundra Bucklon, Jr. and DyMond Hickman; 2 great nephews_ Armani Blanchett and Trevion D. Boy_d; special friends include, Eugene Davis, Patricia Diaz'and .son Mario Gi.Ibert, Shannon Wiggins, Bernard Fields; William Hicks, Aretha Williams and Larry numerous aurits, uncles, cousins, .. other sorrowing relaijves and a host of friend$. Tb e remailis will repose at Aikens Funeral Home Friday. (today) from s-8 p. m. The family will reeeive friends from s-6 p. m. Famity and friends asked to meet at the chapel 10:45 a. m. on Saturday for the funeral services. AI KENS FUNERAL HOME www:ajkepsfuperalborrie.pet Family Owned & Operated Everett-Derr & Andenon Funeral Home 5117 North 22nd Street Tampa, Florida 33610 ..v. .. 813-237-5775 Personalized Funeral Services Shipping & Cremation Our Family Can Meet Your Family's Needs MRS. FLORA B. BROWN Homegoing services for Mrs. Flora B. Brown of 3118 E. Ida Street, who passed away Friday, July 10, 2009, will bd held Saturday, July 18, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Greater Mt. Carmel A. M. E. Church, 4209 34th Street, Rev. Harry Dawkins, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Piuk Cemetery. Sister Brown was a native of Tampa, born the only child to Johnnie and Catherine Mims on January 9, 1927. Flora resided on Ida Avenue for more than 70 years with faithful neighbors such as the Cason and Hollowings families. She was employed for 43 years as a nurse at Clara Frye, Lily White and Tampa General Hospitals. She was a member of Greater Mt. Carmel A.M.E. church, where she served as a steward and on the Missionary Society Board. Flora leaves to cherish her memories: children, Gladys E. Black (Ronald) and Gloria L. Brown, all of Tampa, Johnnie F. Brown, Jackson, MS, Catherine Crosby (Dennis), Orlando, and Michael A. Brown (Iona), of Tampa; grandchildren, Wanda Thomas, Gainesville, Carol Thomas Willis (Mike), Atlanta, GA, Kathy Davis, Timothy Thomas, Kerence Brown; Mia Brown, Andrea Richardson, Michael Brown, Jr.,. Cathrin Black, Kevin Thornton, April Sailor (Ricky) and James Thornton (Anitress), all of Tampa, Lamont Haliburton (Stephanie), J"acksonville, Bebren Brown, Beverly, NJ, Ayanna Brown (Keith), Chico Brown, Nibia Anderson. (Tyrone), Erin Crosby and Dennis Crosby, all of Orlando; 31 great grandchildren and 5 great, greatgrandcbildren; goddaughter, Bettye Davis Jordan; nieces, Kelene Robinson and Corena Davidson; nephew, Kelvin Campbell; special cousins, Alfonso Brown (Jean), Willie B, and Inez Doyle and Harry Lee Brown; cousins, James Jackson, Cleopbus Jackson, Jacob Jacksol,l, PaJricia Hicks> Betty Jackson; 'l)Tc)ne JackSon, Stacy Borders and Sharron Doyle; and a host of other cousins, relatives atid sprrowing friends. .. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m., Friday evening. The famlly and friends are asked to meet at_the church for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME www.ajkeo$nCralbome.pet BRI.lTANY LA'TRECE MILLS Homegoi-ng services for Brittany La'Trece Mills, who passed away: on July 8, 2009, will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2009, at 1 p. m. at Northside M. B. Church, 5706 N. 40th Street, Tampa, 33610, Pastor Ricardo Robinson, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery. Brittany was preceded in death by: grandmother, Mildred Mills; uncle, Ernest Hills; aunt, Olivia Hills; great grandmothers, Daisy Bell Thornton, Mary Madison and Gladys Forest. She leaves to cherish her memory forever: a loving mother, Arnitn J. Mills; father, Jeffrey Mills (Yniku Benjamin); brother, Gabriel 0. Mills; sisters: Priscu A. Mills and Zal"iah Mills; glandmother, Be1nette Rodgers; grandfathers, Joe L. Madison and Jimmy Mills; great grandmother, Louise Mills; great gnmdfather, McKinnley Mills, Sr.; aunts, Sherrell Carswell (Joe), Tonya Madison (Willie), Marshanna Madison, Felicia Rodgers. Joann Carswell, Evon Thornton, Stephanie Mills,. Kysha Engram, Serena Mills, Vanessa Mills, Cynthia Pittmon and Venola Lynwood; uncles, Terry Madison, Derrick Carswell, David "Pip" Carswell, Otis Thornton, Carl Mills a1id McKinnley Mills;. cousins, Belinda Car-swell, Nisha Lee, Derenzo Thomas, Timothy Lee, Willie Bobby Jenkins, Jr., A'lyriah Jenkins, Shunda Carswell, Tatiyana Thompson, Tavaris Thompson, Travontae Thomas, David Carswell, Daviona Carswell, David Carswell, Jr. Lamia Carswell, Jerry Harrison,. Jailyn Harrison, Freddy NeSmith, Monique NeSmith, Freddy NeSmith, Jr., Ju'Kia Henderson, Julius Henderson, Ju'vontae. Henderson, Je'lexis He.nderson, Kevin Merril, Ly.ridria Darby, Loscbelle Darby, Tobis Hills, Chanitta Lynwood, Oliver Lynwood, Jermone Lynwood, Marco Bryant, Jaquan Bryant, Nicole, Quincy and Timothy; and a host of other sorrowing rei a-. tives and friends; ber.best friend, Jailyn Harrison; and friends from Jackson Heights Apts. and Youth Center; The remains will repose at Harmon Funeral Home from s-8 p. m. on Friday, July 17, 2009. The family will receive friends at that time. funeral cortege will arrange from 3737 Lowry Ct. (Jackson Heights Apts). "A HARMON BURIAL" earth ttas No That tl{lavin Cannot tf{lal.


Funerals ,-:j MS. AMANDA S.JQNES Homegoing services for MsAmanda S. Jones (Tookie), who passed away on July 3, 2009, in a health facility in Latgo, will be held Saturday, July 18, 2009, at 1 p. m. at Jackson Funeral Home Chapel, 4605 N 34th Street, with Rev, Madison M. Murray. pastor of New Greater Friendship M.B. Church officiating. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery. Amanda was born February 17, 1985, to Sherry Parham and Manuel J Jones. She was a native of Tampa. She was edu--cated in the Hillsborough County School System and graduated from Pinellas County District Schools. She was pteceded in death by: dad, Manuel J. Jones; grandparents, George and Essie Brinson, and Perry and Camlee Jones; other aunts, uncles and telatives-She leaves to cherish sweet memories of her: mom, Shetry Pal'lt.am; !Jrothers, Fteddi, e Ro'tierts, Quehihi Roberts a .tid' M;u;guell Jon.es; aunts, Annie. Key, Maty Lou Kirkland, Cathleen McMillian, Cynthia Jones und Mariaii Newton; uncles, George-'Brinson, Jr. und Larry (Hyacinth) Jones; nephew, Quentin Roberts, Jt.; and a hostof other sorrowing family und friends. Visitation will be Friday, July 17, 2009, at Jackson Funeral Home, 4605 N. 34th Street, from s-s p J!l .. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 12:45 p. m Saturday, July 18, 2009. Atrangements entrusted to Jackson Fpneral Home: "A JACKSON SERVICE" MR. RUPERT ALLEN STUBBS, a.k.a., BIG MAN Funeral services for Mr. Rupert Allen Stubbs, a ffectionately known a s Big Man," who passed away on July 10 2009, will be held Saturday July 18 2009, a t 11 a m at Jac kson Funeral Home, 4605 N. 34th Street, with Rev Madison M. Murray pas tot of New Greater Friendship M.B Church o f fici ating. Interment will b e in Haven Memorial Ceme tet y Mr. Rupert Allen Stubbs was born December 7 1952, in Fo1 t Pierce, FL, to the late Lonnie and Daisy Stubbs. He was preceded in d eath by: his parents, Lonnie and Dais y Stubbs; grandparents, Thomas and Emily Stubbs; and brother, Alfred Stubbs-He leaves to cherish fond memories: a loving and supportive wife of 14 years, Sharon Stubbs; son, Rupert Carey, Tampa; 2 daughters, Amanda Hose, Tampa, and Lydia Bell, Daytona, Beach, FL; best buddy, Jay Quwan; stepdaughter, Vanessa Johnson; 1 stepson and 3 stepdaughters of Tampa; 3 sisters-in-law, Angie (Paul) Johnson, Veronica and Sheila Thomas, Tampa; 3 btothers-in-law, Adolphus Noble, Charles Thomas and Paul Johnson, Tampa; brothers, Fritz (Cherry) Stubbs, Alpeheous Stubbs, both of Nassau, Bahamas, Lonnie Stubbs, Jr., Thomas Stubbs, Cedric (Cora) Stubbs and David Stubbs, all of Ft. Pierce, FL; and a host of other SO!'l'OWing relatives and friends, whom will miss him dearly. Visitation will be Friday, July 17, 2009, at Jackson Funetal Holne, 4605 N. 34th Street, from 5-8 p. m Family and fl'iends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:45 a. m., S c... c ...... ..... 1\) 0 0 c.o ., r 0 lJ 6 l> C/) m z -f z m \ aJ c: r r m z "0 c: aJ r c;; :::c m c m < m < -f c: m C/) c :a> ; c ., : 6 ;g C) m ..... co I l>


m Funerals/Memoriams ,.....-,... c a: LL. c z > a: w > w c w :t: CJ) ::::; m :::> a;, z i= w ..J ..J :::> m ..:. w z i= z w CJ) "., W:::::-,,:; ,,, Subscribe Toda)! tf Sentinel Bulletin \.:1 MOTHER MATTIE L. GREEN ROBINSON Homegoing celebration for Mother Mattie L. Green Robinson of 1408 E. 98th Avenue, Apt. A, who passed away Saturday, July 11, 2009, will be held Saturday, July 18, 2009, at 2 p. m. at St. John Cathedral, 3401 E. 25th Avenue, Bishop Eddie Newkirk, pastor, with Bishop Robert E. L. Dorn, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mother Mattie L. Green Robinson was born November 4, 1921, in Eastover, SC, to Paul Green, Sr. and Daisy Johnson Green, who preceded her in death. She was the fourth of thirteen children. Mother Green was educated in the pubiic schools of lower Richland County, SC. She was married to Nathaniel B. Robinson, who preceded her in death. She worked for many years at Olympia High School in Columbia, SC, as a Senior Custodial Supervisor. Mother Robinson resided in Tampa for more than fifty years. She accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of The Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ where she worshipped faithfully. She was preceded in death by: her five brothers, Willie Green, Herbert Green, Paul Green, Jr., George Green and Louis Green; and four sisters, Angeline Williams, Mary Munday, Carrie Stephens and Helen Howard. Loving and fond memories will remain cherished by: brothers, Jerry Green and wife, Bernice of Tampa, Freddie Green and wife, Dorothy of Las Vegas, and Richard Williams and wife, Thelma of Mary F. Myers and Carrie Williams of Tampa. Mother Robinson was a loving devoted mother of eleven children whom God placed in life to include: her younger sister, Mary Myers; son, James L. Robinson; daughters, Jackie Stokes, Gwen Howard, Carol Stephens, Linda Robinson, Shonda Harrison, Malio Howard and wife, Terrika, Rateasha Jones, Robert Jones and Tajuana Howard; a devoted granddaughter, Jessica Spain; twenty-three grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Alfonso Howard; special friend, Margaret McGhee; godchildren, Celia Pogson and Anita Kelly; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. The remains will repose from 5-9 p. m. and the family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m., Friday, July 17,2009, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 1:45 p.m., Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralhome.com MRS. MAMIE JOHNSON BROWN Homegoing celebration for Mrs. Mamie Johnson Brown of 4521 S. Hesperides Street, who passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2009, will be held Saturday, July 18, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street, with the Reverend Michelle B. Patty, officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Charlie and Katherine Wright; and husband, Theodore Lafayette Brown. Mamie leaves to cherish a lifetime of memories to: son, Darryl Btown; daughter-inlaw, Judy Brown; daughter, Alida .Brown-Craft; son-in-law, Daniel Craft, Jr.; 4 grandchildren, Kathryn Razvaliaeff, Brittney Clemeutir, Darryl Brown, Jr. and Bailey Craft; 2 great grandchildren, Riverlynn Clementir and Tatiana Razvaliaeff; sister, Deborah Singletary; brother, Wolverine Lafayette; sisters-in-law, Nancy Lafayette and Janie Brown; nieces and nephews, Andre Stith, James Wright and Wolverine Lafayette, Jr.; first cousins, Anthony Cooper, Jody Coopj!r, Timothy Wiiliams, Jr., and Tyrone Williams; adopted daughter, Tracy Pendino; adopted grandchildren, Ayron Burden and Ayriel Burden; and a host of other relatives and friends. Mamie was born November 5, 1940, in Tampa. She grew up as a member of Borneo Methodist Church and at age 18 became a member of St. John Progressive Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Middleton High School in 1958. Two years later she married her true love, Theodore Lafayette Brown, in September, 1960. After her marriage, Mamie lived in Colorado, Missouri, Germany, Oklahoma, and California. She devoted her life to raising her children, supporting her husband in his military career and purstiing her career as a seamstress, which culminated in her becoming part owner of a boutique in Bakersfield, CA. She retul"n.ed to the Tampa area in <,.. .. Freckle Red to her hnsband, Momma to her Mamie to her friends, Miss Mamie friends ari"'d Granny to her grandchildren, will be dearly missed. The remains will repose from 5-9 p. m. and the family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m:, 'Friday, July 17, 2009, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. Friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home at approximately :t6.45"'a. m., Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralbome.com t BISHOP GEORGE L. KENNEDY, JR. Homegoing services celebrating the life of Bishop George L. Kennedy, Jr., the Associate Pastor of Glorious Church Of God In Christ, Tampa, who passed away on Friday, July 10, 2009, will be held Saturday, July 18, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Brown's Memorial Church Of God In Christ, 2313 E. 27th Avenue, Tampa, 33605, Bishop Matthew Williams, pastor, officiating. Graveside services and interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Bishop George L. Kennedy was born June 3, 1957 in Canton, OH, to the union of George and Carol Kennedy. He departed this life to be with his heavenly father on July 10, 2009. Graduating from Canton South High School in 1975, he went on to attend Kent State University and Berean Bible Institute. Consecrated as a Bishop in 2000, he was International Evangelist of Light of the World Ministries in Decatur, GA, from 1993-2000. Bishop Kennedy pastored Stone Mountain Christian Tabernacle in Stone Mountain; GA, and later Building Lives Anointed Ministries from 2000-2005 before relocating with his family to Tampa, and assuming the position of associate pastor at Glorious .Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Pastor Charles L. Kennedy. At an early age Bishop Kennedy was baptized in Jesus' name at Greater Bethel Apostolic Church under the leadership of Pastor Ralph Byrd. Bishop Kennedy was preceded in death by: paternal grandparents, Albert and Minnie Kennedy; maternal grandparents, Shelly and Annibell Smoots; uncles, Albert Kennedy, Jr., DuWayne Lipkins, Elijah and Jeremiah Shelly, Jr., and Samuel David; and aunt, Javelyn Lipkins. He leaves to mourn: his loving, beautiful and dedicated wife of,30 years,_ Mrs, Sibyl Kenne4y;i -:;sons': Aramis (Essence) and Antijuan of Tampa, Santana and Robert of Clearwater; parents, George Kennedy of Tampa, and Carol Kennedy of Canton, Q:.jr ; grandchildren, Emieer, Ara'tliis and Eman; brothers, Michael, Jermaine and Travis; sister, Aldreeda; father and motherin-love, Ramon and Barbara Robinson; sisters-in-love, Krystal Clark, Shawn Friggelt, and Sylvia Ann Woods; brothers-in-love, Ranton Robinson, III and Brain Robinson; uncles, include Joseph (Anna) of New Orleans, LA, Ernest, Charles (Yolanda), John (Rozelia) of Tampa; aunts, Mildred Henry of New Britain, CT, Brenda (Earlie) Williams of Tampa, and Etheridege Smoots of Canton, OH; along with a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and other grieving family and friends. Wake services for Bishop George L. Kennedy, Jr. will be held on this Friday evening beginning at 7 p. m. at Glorious Church Of God In Christ, 4701 E. Hanna Avenue, Pastor Charles Kennedy, pastor, offi-ciating. Visitation will precede the wake at 5 p. ,n. The assembly of the processional will arrange at 10:45 a. m. "A HARl\IION BURIAL" IN MEMORIAM DORICKY JURAN HARRIS, JR. It's been 3 years since you've been gone. It seems like yesterday, we miss you very much. Love, your father, mother, brothers and children. IN MEMORIAM LEATHA MALONE July 19, 1999 Forever characterized and remembered as a wonderful, loving and car. ing mother. She epitomized grace, love and peace;_ We miss you mom: fami-ly. ..... 1 "'.f in funeral services for over 70 years. Ray Williams Funeral Home Rhodes & Northern, Owners 301 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, i=L 33606 Ph. : (813) 253-3 .41. 9 Fax: {813) 251-4912 Email: raywms@ij.net


., :D .-< BERNICE L. GREEN 7/i7t3o For who you were, for things you've done, for just being the woman you were. Foaever in o 'ur hearts and minds. Your husband, Witt; children, Sandra and Ron; grandson, Jalen; and brother, Ernest (Bay, Jr.). Love always. HAPPY 70TH BIRTHDAY J]l\f-MIE L. WELCH -, -Wishing you a happy birthday o n 7/i8/2009. You alre ilccJlly each and day, Thot agh yqu arc galtc, .you will never be foa-gotten. Witli love, from your family and friends. "IN LOVING MEMORY MRS. STELLA GREEN TEMPLE 15, 1914 -_ Nov. 28, i993 Love always: Don and Bett}'e Greene Johnson. IN MEMORIAM c... c: DENITT CHARLIE ARCHIE, SR. LASHAWN ARCHIE YOLANDA ARCHIE !< You are always in our thoughts and will forever be in our hearts. In your loving there will be a memorial service held on July 20, 2009. For more informatiqn, contact Inez Archie: at (813) 447-8956 or George Archie (813) 849-3556. Love always, Archie ;family. : BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM MRS. JIMMIE LEE FINLEY Sunrise: 7/15/1913 Sunset: 7/22j2oo8 Happy biathday, Mom. They say that time will heal but neither time nor reason will change the way we For no one knows the heartache that lies behind our smiles and no one knows how many times we've broken down and bowed. We want to tell you somett!ing so there won't be any doubt. You are so wonderful to think of but so hard to be Without! We are thinking of you on your special day! We love you. Your daughter, Rosby and Charles McCaskill; grandchildren, Vernita and Gary; great grands, Kella, Tavares, Javen and Nyanna. MR. ALGIE HONEYWELL Sept. 2, 1925-_ Feb. 5, 2001 Your son, Aqdrew R. Bennett; and Mother Dearest; Gerald and Charlene Honeywell, and Algenia Carley. IN LOVING MEMORY MR. WlLLIE. JOHNSON Dec. 29, 1910 -Feb. 22,, 2004 Love always: Don and Bettye Greerie Johnson, Vivian Oliver, Bonnie Brown and Frank Johnson. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! .GREGORY J. EDWARDS .July 19, 1951 ., r 0 :D 6 :1> CJ) m z ::::t z m ,I I tD c: r r-!!1 z G: .tJJ :!: en 3: : m c m < m :D < .;. c: m r.n < Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a )li memory no one can steal. Z "We thank God for receiving you." C IN MEMORY OF JAMES WILsON July 17, 1936 July 14,2004 In memory of James \Vilson, a loving husband, father and grandfather. It has been 5 yeats since you've been gone. You are forever in our hearts. We miss your smile, kindness and cating ways. '\-Ve love you. Your wife, childten, grandkids and family. :D LEON E. WILLIAMS 4/2/51--:.:_ 7/16/o8 ... It has year you took ydut, $ _eat in hea\:en 6 ')I. < as an angel. Eartla laas no sorrow :tlaatheaten cannot ;g heal. C) Love 1\h\ays: wifl. m Veronicu; soris. Leon. Jr .. Anthony and Alvin; and 1 grandkids. :1>


0') 0 0 C'\1 MemoriamsjCards Of Thanks ,... ..... c a: LL c z < c UJ w ::) > a: w > w c w :I: UJ-::J Dl ::) c. z i= w .J .J ::) m I .J w z i= z w UJ < c a: 0 .J LL IN LOVING. MEMORY MRS. MARY LEE HUDSON THOMAS May4-January Love always: Joann Thomas Kohn, and Don and Bettye Greene Johnson. IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND <':" j .. JOHN BELL 9/1/36 Remembering you is easy, I do itevery day. Missing you i : s the heartache.that never goes away. Love, your wife, Viclf_ie :iN MEMORY > OF KATINA J..ORAHAM 12/23/73 It's been 16 years and it seems like yestei;dl;ly, but the Lord called you home on 7-1:8-93. We love._you and miss you. Your mother., Mary Mann; son,. Rickey Byrd, Jr..; sister, N Tamicia; brother, Vic; aunt, N Georgia; uncles, Sammy, W Earl and Lonnie Mann; and other family members and C. friends. A MEMORIAM IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR FATHER JOHN FRANCIS BELL (JB HALL) Sunrise: 9-1-36 Sunset: 7-22-06 What we wouldn't give to see your smile, to sit and talk to you a while. The blow was sudden, the shock severe, to part with you whom we loved so dear. So often now we think of you, the things you used to say and do. We wonder why you had to die, without a chance to say goodbye. We miss and love you. You're always in our hearts. Sadly missed by your children, Cheryl, Michael and Karl, family and friends. CARD OF ETHEL LiJVENIA-SALTER. The family of the late 'Ethel Luvenia Salter extends heartfelt appreciation to all who helped '1 of losing our' d d.r nibther; grandmother, great grandmother, great, great grandcous.in.and friend. Your cards, calls, fioweis, fare and other .varied t)rpes of assistance have lightened our sorrow and added to our memories. We would pamcrilarly like to thank Pastor Earlie Williams and the New Progress Missionary Baptist Church Family, the. Wilson Funeral Home, America's Second Harvest-of Tampa Bay, Alyce and Ivari Knowles, Willene Hayward, Annie Mae Gloria Austin, Novella Cherry, and Charlene Johnson for your distinctive services and personalized care. You have left indelible marks upon our hearts. Thank you all. IN LOVING MEMORY MRS. ANNIE MAE CURRY JOHNSON January 31-December 1995 Love always: Don and Bettye Greene Johnson, Vivian Oliver, Bonnie Johnson and Frank Johnson. THANK YOU MORRIS Thank you all for 'the telephone calls, prayers, cards, flowers; food and other acts of kindness shown. during our time of bereavement. And a speCial thanks to Deacon Coy for everything you have done. CARD OF THANKS DANNY L. DAVIS The family the late Danny L. Davis wishes to thank everyone for their fooc; l and other acts of shown during our ofbereavemeitt. spe:ci' itJfthariks tb: Re:Y.:' Beverly Lane'and' Bethel A. M. E. imd Ray Williams Funeral-Home. !\'lay God bless all of you. Th_ e Graham, Davis Coonce; Brinson and Reddick family. CARD OF THANKS DEA. JULIUS LEE WHIGHAM, II The family of the late Dea. Julius Lee Whigham, II, would like to thank Local everyone for your acts of kindness during the passing of our loved one. Your prayers and blessings will not be forgotten. Special thanks to: Bishop Matthew Williams and First Lady Williams, the entire Brown Memorial COGIC Church family and choir, Dea. Lonnie Jones and the impressive Deacon's Staff there. People are still talking about the regal display of love and attention, that you showed to granddaddy. Lastly, to Min. and Sis. Nathan (Joant.Woody and family of Woody's Funeral Home for anotfter job well done. # j God bless. The family. Florida Morticians Association, Inc. Holds 85th Annual Convention Reverend Henry L. Postell, II ... Newly Elected State President Florida Morticians Association, Inc. held its Ssth Annual Convention in our beautiful capitol, Tallahassee; Florida at the Ramada Inn Conferefli;e The highlights of the four days ofevents included, educational workshops: for Continuing Education Ladies Auxiliary Luncheon, family outing and the Mortician of the Year Annual Banquet. Attorney Willie E. Gary of Stuart, Florida was the banquet speaker. This year the association honored Mrs. Gwen S. Long, L.F.D. and owner of People's Funeral Home, Marianna, Florida as their Mortician of the Year. At the close of the convention the new officers were installed by the National President of the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Mr. Hall Davis, IV, CFSP. The new State officers installed: The Reverend Henry L. Postell, II, Orlando, FL, as State President; Ronald Sabb, Bartow, FL as Chairman of the Board; Darrell Lawrence, Tallahassee, FL, as .Executive Secretary, Ray Patterson, Tallahassee, FL as 1st Vice-President, and La Cheryl Aikens, Tampa, as 2nd Vice President. Reverend Postell has been an active member of the Florida Mortician Association for over 30 years. Congratulation8 to our President and officers as they continue, "To serve as we would be served -with integrity, fairness, and compassion."


Crime 10Arrested In Gang Roundup HAKE EM BROWN NICHOLE PATE DELVIN WILLIAMS DORETHA JOHNSON Operating in the Grant Park area, Tampa Police announced the arrest of ten s usp ec ts as alleged members of th e Young Goelz gang. The t e n suspects in custody are d esc ribed as key play e rs ;1 th e gang and warrants ha,e be e n issued for the arrest of th e r e maining memb ers. Th e s u s pects in custody are: Hakcem Brown, 19, (distribution of crack cocaine); Dclvin Williams, 29, of crack cocaine); William Uruena, 17 (d e livery and possess ion of crack cocaille); Braildon Nobles, 22, (possession of crack cocaine and marijuana) ; Nichole Pate, 19, (pos session of crack cocaine and marijuana); Doretha Johnson, 40, (possession of marijuana with intent to deli, el)', possession of marijuana, possession of cocaine base, possession of drug paraphernalia); Ncmal WILLIAM URUENA NEMAL ROLLE .. }i/ LUJAN KIUSTIAN BRANDON NOBLES CINDY CALDERON Rolle, 42, (possession of marijuana with intent to d eliwry, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia; Andres Chapman, 20, (deliv e ry of crack cocaine, conspiracy to deliwr crack cocaine) ; Lujan Kristian, 17, (deliYery of crack cocaine, conspiracy to deliver crack cocaine), and Cindy Calderon, 19, (Opposing an officer when she hid two members of the gang in her apartment). Brovm and Williams are facing federal indictment, according to police. 5118 N. 56th St. Suite 213 Tampa, FL 33610 24 Hour Service 813-231-BOND !/(,(,,) Fast Confidential Service FREE SERV1CE i : i Open 24Hours l 1 # 1-. 7DaysAWeek l;a; i .,.. I''" L BONDS "We'll Get You Out Quick ... So You Won't Have To Sit" Darrell Ingram Owner Apanment Securitv Guard Arrested On Monday, Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies arrested an apmtment complex security guard. Deputies said Demetries Montgomery, 33, was working as an armed security guard at Avalon Village Apartments when deputies discovered his prior felony conviction. Avalon Village apartments is currently under a mandate with the Hillsborough County Nuisance Abatement Board to clean up the complex's drug and other illegal activities. After arresting Montgomery, deputies determined his Florida Class G license was counterfeit. Montgomery was comicted in 1993 for carrying a concealed firearm. Additional c harges will be re,iewed by the State Attorney's Office. Montgomery was released from jail after posting a S7,500 bond. Teenager Sought In Zeohvrhills Murder COREY LINDSEY ... Being sought for murder PASCO COUNTY-Pasco County Sheriffs detectiYes are searching for a 16-year-old sus pect in the death of a Zephyrhills man. Corey Lindsey is wanted for second-degree murder n the shooting death of Donald Watts. Watts was shot in his car near the intersection of 6th Avenue and Airport Road Wednesday. A wanant has been issued for Lindsey's arrest and he is considered armed and danger ous Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact their local law enforce ment ,., :IJ 0 Former Pro Receiver Accused Of Assaulting Wife, Daughter c... c CLEARWATER-Former Florida State University and NFL wide r eceiver, Hassan Jones, h as b ee n accused of menacing his wife and daughter with a golf club and assaulting his daughter. On Monday, Jones, 45, was arrested and is being held without bai( on charges of aggravated assault and felony domestic battery. Police said the former Clearwater High School star violently took his daughter by the arm and yanked her out of the driver's seat of her vehicle. He also allegedly dragged her across concrete and into a residence, sat on top of her and held her by the throat, police said. The daughter was freed when her mother knocked Jones off of her. Police said Jones grabbed a Callaway Big Bertha driver, waved it at his wife and daughter and screamed he was going to strike them in the head. He also reportedly used the club to hit walls near the victims, police said. HASSAN JONES ., r-0 :IJ c )> Jones was drafted out of Florida State by the Minnesota Vikings in the z fifth round of the 1986 NFL draft. He spent 8 seasons in cD the league before retiring in C r-1993 r-In 1996, Jones pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor Z charge of domestic battery, "0 c m r-and completed counseling and probation. He was adju dicated guilty of DUI 2006 and lost his driver's license for six months. (i) :::t m c m < m :II : < Mother, Daughters Charged In Attack '-t. c m CJ) 0 )> z c ., ST. PETERSBURG -St. Petersburg Police arrested a woman and her daughters Wednesday after they alleged!) attacked someone. According to the report, police responded to a call of an armed person at 4346 37th Avenue, N01th at 1 p.m. According to police, Shirley Ross, 48, and her daughters, Tessa Ross, 28, and Krystal Ross, 23, showed up at the ,ictim's residence, forced their way inside and beat her with fists and a broom handle. Police said Shirley Ross and Tessa Ross were armed with knives. The women fled form the residence before police anived. Following the attack, the ,;ctim called 9-1-1. She was treat ed at the scene for injmies she sustained during the attack. Police were able lo quickly obtain descriptions of the women and their vehicle and it was spotted in the area of 34th Street and 5th A,enue, N01th. A traffic stop was initiated, and the women were arrested. During the stop, deputies found two children, ages 9 and 6, inside the ,chi cle. The two boys were in the SHIRLEY ROSS care of the women and had been left inside the vehi cle during the attack, police said Im estigators said the attack stems from a KRYSTAL ROSS seYeral month long feud between Shirlev Ross and the victim, had lind together at.one time. An unidentified fomth sus pect is being sought. Shirley Ross \,as :IJ c with burglary-battery, arnwd burglary, and aggravated assault with a knife. Tessa Ross was charged \\ith armed burglary, aggra\'ated batter\' with a broomstick, and aggravatt>d assault "ith a knife. Krystal C> Ross was charged with bur-m glary-battt't'\' and to :J>


P e 8 suspects In Custodv In Slaving 01 couple c a: LL. c z <( c CJ) w ::::> 1-> c::: w > w c w :I: CJ) ...J ID ::::> a. z i= w ...J ...J ::::> m I ...J w z i= z w CJ) PENSACOL'\, Fla. -Eigh t people have b ee n charged in a pr ec i sely execu t ed, deadly break-in at a Florida P a nh a n dle hom e (see mug s hots), but authorities are still seeking at l eas t one more accomplice who they believe failed his assign m e nt to disable the hou se 's surveillance system. Footage taken by the cameras h elped lead in vest i gato rs to the suspects in last week 's shooting deaths of Melanie and Byrd Billings, who were known for adopting 13 children with special need s The videos showed masked men -some dressed as ninjas -slipping into front a:nd back doors at the home. Police on Wednesday arrest ed an eighth suspect, 47-year old Pamela Long Wiggins, charging her wi.th accessory after the fact to felony murder, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan sai d Seven oth ers have a lso been charged in the killings. Morgan said the men spent 30 days training for what was a precisely exec uted break-in, save for the failure to turn off th e couple's camera system. Before the crime, the extensive surveillance system was used to monitor the children. "The execution was basically flawless," Morgan said. "The one gaping hole that would not have made this a p erf ect oper at\on, if you will, was the fact that the surveillance system was not disabled I guess the question was why was it not?" The surveillance videos led investigators to a red van used as a used as a getaway car and ... Suspects eventually to the suspects, a loosely connected group of mostly day laborers who knew each other through a power washing business a nd an auto detailing operation They were in the nine -be d room house for just four min utes and on the property for 10, Morgan said. Morgan said the suspects took a safe from the house though he would not say what was in it or what else was taken. Authorities have said the main motive was robbery, though there may hav e been others. He said ea rli e r that Wiggins is a friend and landlord to 35year-old Leonard Gonzalez Jr., whom Morgan described as a "pivotal person" in organ izing the break-in. Morgan said Thursday that Wiggins led them to evidence, though he would not be more specific.

B Church 01 God In Christ AIM Presidents' Banquet One of the final e v ents of the Auxiliaries in Ministry (AIM) convention held in Tampa was the Presidents' Banquet. The event was held on Friday, July 3rd, 3 p. m. in the Regency Ballroom at the Hyatt. Department Presidents recognized were: Bishop L. Mood.y, Sr., Missions; Bishop Alton Gatlin, Sunday School; Superintendent Willie J. Campbell, Evangelism; Dr. Judith C. McA,llister, Music; Pastor Linwood Dillard, Youth; Mother Georgia Mcaklin Lowe, Sunday School Representative; Evangelist Rita Womack, Evangelism Elect Lady; Evangelist Joyce Rodgers, Youth Chairlady. Superintendent Michael Eaddy is Scholastic Motivation Ministries Director. Some 25,000 delegates from across the country were in Tampa for the convention June 29th-July 3rd. Program participants at the Presidents' Banquet were: Supt. Marcus Ways, AIM Executive Committee; Elder Carl Pierce, AIM Vice Chair; Supt. Reginald Williams, AIM Executive Committee, Toastmaster; AIM Chainnan, Elder J. Drew Sheard, and his wife, Karen Sheard entering the Presidents' Banquet. Local Coordinator, First Lady Diane M. Wingfield and Mary Hamilton. Chaplain Shirlean Crum of Atlanta, GA and Elder Richard A. Brooks of Saginaw, MI attended the banquet. E lder William Watson, Youth, Invocation; Elder Tony McClain, Missions, Scripture; Dr. LaBarbara Whitehead, Scholastic Motivation Ministries, The Lord's Prayer; Evangelist Jacqueline Jackson, AIM Staff, Occasion; Elder, Roosevelt Watkins, Southwester-n Florida Jurisdictional AIM Chairman, Grace. Following dinner, the pro gram continued with a selec tion from the C. E. Blake Ensemble; presentation of the AIM Academic and Creative Arts Scholarship Winners by Evangelist Myra Banks, AIM Executive Committe e; Mother Dr. LuVonia Whittley, AIM Secretary presented the Banquet Committee; Elder Darrack Scurles, Sunday School, introduced the Chairman, Supt. J. Drew Sheard, AIM Chairman, who made the Chairman's Presentation; AIM Presidents made department presentations and Official Greetings came from Bishop Charles E. Blake, Presidfng Bishop. The banquet closed with the benediction from Elder Geric Kenebr.ew of Evangelism. Members of t he Banquet Committee were: B ishop Roy Dixon, Mother Whittley, Evangelist Jackson, Evangelist Banks, Elder Eddie Penrice, Evangelist Cynthia Benning, Evangelist Charita Chancellor, Evangelist Sherri Penson, Missionary Carol T. Brown, Evangelist Diane North, Representative Gloria Davis and Missionary Carolyn Anderson. Sister Diane Wingfield was the Local Coordin.ator. (Photographs by Julia Jackson) Host and hostesses for the banquet included: Elder Adrian Shaw, Agnes Mitchell and Jimmie Toombs. Among the guests attending the banquet were Donald and Pamela Farmer ofMillington, lN. The Cochran Twins -Ronald and Donald attended the banquet. Members of College Hill COGIC who attended the banquet included Ms. Harris and Ms. Pauline Williams.


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GRACE MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH NEW FRIENDSHIP M.B. CHURCH 3001 N 37th St 248-377 3107 E. Lake Ave. 248-4127 Pastor UIUIIII:Uo Pastor Weekly Activities Early Morning Worship -8 A M Sunday Church School 9 : 30A.M Sunday School -9:30 A .M. Momilg Worship 10: 45 A M Morning Worship -10:50 A.M. Bible Class 4 :30P. M Bible Study, Wed. -7 P M Evenilg Worship 5 P M Wemasday Prayer Meeting 7 P M THE PUBLIC IS INVITED Bible Study 7:30 P 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 .... 11 A.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 Ch..-ch Where 1be Love Of God Flows And 11le 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* 9:30AM. MORNING WORSHIP-11 A M. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM Family Series'Hour (B.T.U. ) 6 PM-Lord s Suppe r (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 29TH STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST HAROLD RODRIQUEZ-MINISTER 3310 N. 29th St. TAMPA, FL 33605 OFFICE & FAX (813) 242-4572 EMAIL: romello@verizon.net Sunday Bible Class .... ........ 9 :15 A.M. Morning Worship .............. ... 10:30 A .M. Evening Bible Class .............. 5 :00 P M Evening Worship ................... 6 :00 P M Wednesday Night Class ...... .7:00 P .M. Personal Wor1<: 1st Sat... 1 0-12 Noon FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH OF HIGHLAND PINES 4711 21st Ave. REV. Pastor Prayer Meeting & Bible Study Wednesday-7 P M Sunday School-9 : 30A M Morning Worship-10:55 A M. Church Van-(813) 627-0338 HERITAGE CHRISnAN COMMUNITY BAPnST CHURCH Hillsborougb High School 5000 N. "Central Ave. ... Clln. Of 11lolotaaaa, Ilia. : 11530 Walker Road 1 .:< Thonotosassa, FL 33592 l c.. (813) 986-3971 c (813) 610-1252 i Tampa, FL 33603 REV. JOHII D. AIDERIOI, JR. Pastor Weekly Services: Sunday School 9:30A.M. Sun. Morning Worship 11 A.M. I l Sunday Morning Worship Service 8:00 A M. Wed. Night: Youth Prayer Service And Bible Study Thurs. Night: Prayer Service Bible Study Tuesday 7:00 P.M. And Bible Study "Savfng The Sinners And Eclucatlng The Believers New Mt Silla M B. Church 5702 E. 32nd Ave. Tampa, FL33619 "I Can Do Ail Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me.-Phil. 4 :13 ST. MATIHEW M. B. CHURCH 3708 E. Lake Ave. Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 628-0752 *Website: www.stmatthewchurch.org Email: rsims@tampabay.rr.com Break Of Day 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 Pra i se & Worship Service Wed 8 : 30 -9 p .m. Children & Youth Bible Study Wednesday 7 -8 : 30 p.m Saturday Prayer Service & Bible Study 10a.m. Youth Bible Institute 12 -4 p m Teen Night Friday before the 2nd Sunday 7 -11 p .m. REV., W. D. s, Pastor "" r-0 :u 6 )> en m z -t z m r:m c r r-gJ z ., c m r-c;; % m c m :u < -t c m en c )> z c Sunday Morning Church School@ 9:30A.M, Sunday Morning Worship@ 11:00 A.M. Sunday School-9:45a. m Morning Worship -11 a m Evening Worship -5 p .m. "" :u 6 Thursday Night Youth Bible Study@ 6:30 P.M. Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study@ 7:00 Morning. Worship 11 :00 A.M. YPWW-6:00P.M Evening Worship 7;00 P M -'fUtS. DAY & PRibAY Evening S .ervic e 7 :00 RM Prayer Meeting Tuesday -7 :30 p m Visitors Are Welcome! DR.THOMAS L ltADDEII,. Sunday School 9:30AM. Morning Worship --11 AM.. Bible Study (Wednesday) 7 P.M. ''


en All About You! ,..: ,... ;:) '"") > <1: c a: LL. m cb w Mr. And Mrs. Charlie White, Jr. Celebrate 49 Years Of Marriage MR. And MRS. CHARLIE WHITE, JR. (L-R) 74, 'T', NICK CANNON, BATHO WCO, BIGDAVE,REDDOGAndGARYMORE Keep your head up Big Dave. From, special friend. I love you!!! (L-R) BIG DAVE And RED DOG CJ To weak to kill myself and too strong to let one of you busters if do it. So, I guess you've got to deal with it when I get there Called And Anointed To Serve (J od has sp a red your lif e and has sustained y ou for a reason and a pur pose. You are here and alive today because God has a plan for your life, and your life fits into His plan to save and bless humanity. The calling and anointing of Aaron in this week's lesson from Leviticus 8:1-13 is proof of the grace and mercy of God and His willingness to look beyond your faults and still use you for His greater good. Aaron was the same man who allowed the people to build a golden calf to worship from Exodus 32. The build ing and worshipping of any image was strictly forbidden by God and was a direct violation of the Ten Commandments. In spite of his actions God still called Aaron and his sons to become high priest for the Children of Israel. God chose Aaron for this position. It was not a selection for the people, God did not consult them, nor was Aaron asked if he would like to do it. coming together could be v a r ied and many. One of the things that a public anointing does, is let people know that you have been set aside and appointed for a specific purpose for God. This public anointing of min istry prevents one from work ing and serving in secret. It also makes you easily identifi able and makes you account able and responsible for your public actions. And Moses brought Aaron and his sons, and washed them with water (vs. 6). God takes those who He is setting aside and gives them a bath God washes and cleans es you of your uncleanliness. One of the things to be noted in God's order is when the washing takes place. Many people miss the opportunity to serve God because they think that the washing and cleansing must take place first. Notice that God called Aaron, commissioned him, Keyrwte Spealcer: prepared him to be anointed, and then washed him. Many people think that that they have to be clean and per fect in order to be used and set aside by God. Because of this many people resist answering God's call because they feel they are in some way or form dirty After Aaron and his son s were washed, Moses was then instructed by God to cloth e the m (vv. 7-9). As priest they were given certain clothes to wear that would set them aside from everyone else. I In modern times today it is often difficult to tell the dif ference between priest, pastors, and the congregation Beyond clothing, the priestly leader must be dressed in good character and holiness When Paul described the attire for those God, it was not about physical mater ial, but rather spiritual ele ments. Nonetheless as individuals serving God and called according to His purpose, you must not look for man to validate your calling. Man can only witness to your anoint ing and ordination process. You must not continue to allow your past actions and fault hinder you from answer ing God's call in your life. He will wash you, cleanse you, and dress you for the service He is calling you to. When God calls you for a purpose, He does not have to consult with other people nor does He need anyone to approve of what He does. Your calling is is something that is between you and God. While the calling was done by God and God alone, He made the anointing and the setting aside public. God instructed Moses to gather together all the congregation (vs. 3). The purpose for this SHERYL BRADY Durham, North Carolina V' The Missionary Boanl Celebrating 37 Years Of Senice Missionuy .Kay Glema, President Elder Charle-t Dam, Pastor THE ABUNDANT LIVING Bible Revival A Community Revival Hetdth, Uplifting Mlisic .. &toil'S Jf'ora -Jo. ,._ July 17, 2009 -August 8, 2009 ?:15 P.M Nightly Except Monday Nights At Centro Asturiano Auditorium 1913 N. NebraskaAve. Florida Features: HeartWarming Gospel Music Nightly Quizzes, Special Gifts, Special Anointing & Prayer Service, Health Screening, Financial Chlldren's Food Distribution 635-9611 WID Auiat In Sponsoring lbe FREE Health Fair Every Sunday S P.M.-7 P.M. Health Physicals, IncludiDg School Physic8ls And Back To School Shots. BroJ'VIl, D. Min-813-784-1021 ............. ......... Evangelist, Dr. Oswald S. Euen Renown International Preacher


' rt r ,. P: Local up Close And Personal' c.. c !< ... .:-' "Up Close And Personal," presented by Unlimited GOspel Expressions, the COACH Foundation and the College Hill Conference Center, featured producer, composer and gospel recording artist, Dr. Milton Biggham. The event was held June 28th at 1ihe College Hill Conference Center. Dr. Biggham made his leap into the national gospel music field out of Tampa's New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, where he was the organist. He came back to Tampa to share with up and coming artists a few tidbits that will help them on their journey: 1) be yourselfdon't try to be like someone else; and finally, stay closely connected with the church (never get too busy to not be in church). (Photos by Julia Jackson) Recording artist, Dr. Milton Biggham spoke to up and coming artist about how to conduct themselves as they attempt to take their music to another level. Musician Maurice Jackson the music. Rev. Gerald and Evangelist Ann Sankey White were among those spotted in the audience at the College Hill Conference Center. Valencia Simpson Holmes, Sheryl Clark and Sartura Shuman Smith. Unity M. B. Church 3111 Ybor Street Tampa, FL 33605 813-248-5955 Rev. H. H. Hunt, Pastor Celebrates Pastor & First Lady's For Me To Live Is Christ And To Die Is GainPhll.1:21 Services Commenced On June 28, 2009 At 4 : 00 P.M. Rev. Wallace Z. Bowers, Pastor Of St Mary M. B. Church, And Congregation Rendered Servlcea. Climax Serv ce : Sunday, July 19, 2009 4 00 P.M Guest Church New Greater Fnendsh1p M B Church Rev. Madison Murray. Pastor And Congregation Dr. Theresa Lewis and musician, Jesse Oates, Jr. at the Up And Personal concert. Also in attendance at the 'Up Close and Personal' concert were members of the McCullough Family, Deacrln William, Mother Rosanna McCu11ough their daughter, Regina. -Anointed Voices of Christ Church of Universal Love of Largo, was an inspiring young group that performed. GRACE MARY M. B. CHURCH Elder Thomas J. Reed, Pastor 3901 N. 37th Street Tiunpa, Florida 33610 (813-248-3779) Presents CH114DREN & YOUTH CELEBRATION July 15-19,2009 you still DRESSED? Ephesians 6:13-18 .. ::::::?\<:_.::: .. FRIDAY, July 17th at 9:00p.m. -NIGHT OF PRAYZEInVited guests inclUde: Menton for Clarllt, AD Ill tbe Famly Mime,. Jeulfer EvenCt, JIUilel Mild .. 'lhmwle BurreD, New Generation Choir, Geata of St. Jolm Catbeclral, RecordlagArtilt Nicky Z, Golpel Comedlu SteoD VIIDD, Eboa Boward and the MlniltnJI of Pralle, Soloilt Danny MMdaell, Miller Slqen, MWatare PralleJbac>. en & more anointed groups .. Come old 111111 enjoy die JII"'IUUIU of die Lortlllllll fellowslrip willl o, CldltJrm &: Hid liS we die Kl1rg ofKblg6/ SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2009 "Are You Still Dressed" 10:50 am Worship Service wi1h OMBC Prailc Team, -Worlb.ip in the Word with I'JderTollf Pubr, StJohn Ca1becb1 CONCERT! AT S: 00 P.M. CONCERT! Mistress of Ceremony: Putor Laura ll.upvveofSpeakLifc, Fcaluriog TJReeciADpl ClGU'aod the TJReed 51a&en For more information please call: 813-732-9949 Or Emaii:Gni:emaryyouth@.com Sj)Onsors: GO Ministrv. Bay Support Centers, Shorty & Fricnda BBQ, Grace Girl Scouts, GMBC Brother's GOfden Coxra1. Mr. F.DiJMmada. PODeYes, St Joseph s Children's Hospital, Harold 8nd Karen Reeves, Essie Simi, Red Bulf ,.


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a> Local Bronner Bros. Hair Show Returns August2009 fE Over 6o,ooo hairstylists, C exhibitors, distributors and Z cosmetology students will u.r _fi,,-1lf <:813) 248-1921 Do You Have Old, Broken And Abused Gold, Silver Or Platinum? 1 Earring, Chains, Rings, Sterling Silver Trays, .. < Platmum Weddmg Bands And Jewelry :. Are Examples Of Things We Buy. All Items Are Tested, Weighed And You Are Paid On The Spot! LYDIA MADISON, Will Be Present To Give You A Consultation On Your Items. 12:00 P.M. To 5:00 P.M. Saturday, july 18th Habib's Hair Design 4819 E Busch Blvd. Ste. 105 Tampa, FL 33617-6096 (813) 988-5644 located On Busch Blvd. Just Past 46th (813) 205-1561


:!! c Social Events July Birthday Celebrants Happy birthday to the July celebrants : Ralph Williams, Paul Anderson, Jordan Valdez, Christopher Peterson, Juanita Fields, Shirley Simmons, Mary Rose Melissa Taylor, Shane Anthony, IV, Ankwon Simon and James Hill. Birthday greetings are also extended to: Min. George Harris, Frank Milton Griffen, Ashley Harris-Foster, Brandi Harris-Foster and Breanna Hudson. Wishes for a very happy birthday go out to Tavares L. Anderson, II, who will celebrate his special day today, 7-17, with family and friends. Happy birthday greetings are being sent all the way to Chicago, a.k.a., the Windy City, to Ms. Wilma J. Perkins, who will celebrate her natal day on July 17th with family and friends. Happy birthday "Wilma Jean" from your Florida family. Other folks celebrating their natal day this month are: Yolanda Killings, Sandra Walden-McNair, Kristian Yomes-Hooks, Jessie Bernice Finlayson, Hazela Kennedy, Christopher McKinnie, Gloria Hall, Jerry Allen, Margaret Alexander, Lonnie Carr, Jordan Pate, Willie Larkins, Suani Gandy, Renee' Jacobs, Eunice Butts, Carl Davis, John Seay, Marshall Myrick, Mario Mallard, Sr. and Crystal Bell-Sanders. Belated Birthdays Belated birthday wishes to Antonio Deakwon Simon, who celebrated his special day on July 5th. Belated birthday wishes to Bill Cosby (Dr. Huxtable), who celebrated his 72nd birth day on July 12, 2009. Happy Anniversary Brother Wilbert and Sister Elaine Johnson celebrated their 4th wedding anniversary on July 2, 2009. 31st Anniversary Appreciation Service St. Joseph Missionary Bap tist Church observed their 31st Anniversary Appreciation Now Accepting Applications 0 FREE Child Care for infants 6 weeks -24 months! Hillsborough County Early Head Start Build a family, build a community: Success starts with Head Start You may be eligible for this program If you: Have a child who Is at least 6 weeks of age, but no older than 24 months Are homeless Are employed at least 25 hours per week or enrolled In school/job training full time Receive public assistance (SSI, TANF or Subsidized Child Care) Meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines for income Have a child who has been diagnosed with autism; hearing impairment, mental retardation, orthopedic Impairment, developmentaHy delayed, speech language or any other Impairment affecting the child's ability to learn Applications can be downloaded at www.hlllsboroughcounty.orgfheadstart In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, this agency does not discriminate based on disability. For more Information, call Hillsborough County Head Start/Early Head Start 813-272-5140 (TTY: 301-7173) We accept children with special needs HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY Service. The ministers and evangel ists who participated in the an niversary service were: Evangelist Florine Howard, New Testament M. B. Church, Rev. John Anderson; Bethany M. B. Church, Rev. Clyde Thompson and Rev. Harry Mimmenger; Israel Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, Rev. Aubrey Hodges and Elder Joseph Washington; First M. B. Church, Rev. Quintai Washington and Rev. Hill and Evangelist Cynthia Pinckney; and Blessed Hope M. B. Church, Lakeland, Dr. Louis Rentz, Pastor. The members and Rev. Thomas Heyward extended birthday greetings to: Bro. Wilbert Johnson, Rev. Jacqueline Brooks, Bro. James Joyner and Sis. Gerri Elston. Belated birth days greetings to Serena Elston, whose special day was June 27th. Uplifting Prayers Please uplift the following folks in you daily prayers: Cathy Kirsey, Mary H. Ford, Thomas Lake, Della Vickers, Mildred Hanna, the Dennis household, Lillie Mae Thomas, Theresa Cooper, Mary Darby, Mrs. Mary Allen, Walter Baldwin, Bro. Wilbert and Sis. Elaine Johnson and Tonya Simmons. Family neighbors and friends are sending prayers for Mrs. Qquoy Roberts who was a victim of a recent house fire. Very happy to see Dr. Fern Moore attending church aga in after a stay in the hospi tal. We are praying that she gets stronger day by day. Our prayers and get well wishes go out to Mrs. Henrietta Peterson, Mrs. Marie Benson, Mr. Samuel Richardson, Mrs. Leila F. Moss and Mrs. Hazel Petty. Sympathy Our sympathy is extended to the family of Britney Mills, the little girl who drowned in the pool; and also the families of the people who were killed in the plane crash. Hearing Test For Seniors There will be a FREE elec tronic hearing test conducted all week from 9 a. m. 4:30 p. m. For directions and details, call (813) 413-1318. Homeless Helping Homeless (HHH) HHH, 2626 E. 32nd Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33610, phone (813) 516-2770, fax (8i3) 3156009, has obtained their first shelter with 16 beds available. Their goal is to have 75 beds by the end of this year for anyone who is in a distressful situa tion. The mission is to make an impact in individuals' lives even though we have our own plights through bad choices, economic circumstances and mental/physical challenges. Visit them at the website www.homelesshh.com. My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry Inmates can request a FREE Bible and greeting cards by writing to: My Brothers 2 Keep c... Ministry, P. 0 Box 4618, C Tampa, FL, 33677-4618. The Newsletter has been on ...... hold, but will start back soon. N Ginger Sasser passed her GED and is now enrolled in the <0 Culinary Program, feeling good about herself. Congratu lations. Rodann Williams, B492898, Charlotte C.I., F2210L, 33123 Oil Well Road, Punta Gorda, FL, 33955, would like to receive encourag ing mail. First Baptist Church Of Progress Village Every third Saturday of the month between 8 a. m. and 12 noon, the church gives away donated clothing, toys and household items at 8716 Progress Blvd. (between 78th St. and Faulkenburg Rd.). ThoughtForToday smile is a passport that will take you anywhere you 6 want to go." )lo F. Y. I. Let us keep President Barack Obama and his fam ily in our daily prayers as he tries to bring change for everyone. Remember our service men and women who put their lives on the line daily. Remember the helpers in the kitchen: Thelma, (813) 671-3614, Family Deli, (813) 0 671-1541 or H. 0. P., (813) 238-5221. Call your news in to Iradean London-Biggs at (813) 677-6071. Be blessed! Yes We Can! en m z :::! z m r;ID c: r r-z ., c: ID r-iii ::::1: m c m < m -t c: m en Invest in a sure thing c )> z c :::D Yourself! Register Now! 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0) g Local N r-: .-;::::) ..., State Representative Visits Detention Center >-"' For the first time in her a: life, Florida State LL Representative, Betty Rep. Reed said the memories of her visit were pleasant, and the students were really nice and listened attentively. The visit was requested and approved by one of the instructors, Ms. Joan Thurmond. c a: LL c z <( c en w ;::::) ..... fi: w > w c w ::1: en ::::i m ;::::) a. z i= w ...1 ...1 ;::::) m ...J w z i= z w en a: 0 ...1 LL Reed, visited the Department of Juvenile Justice's Detention Center ... ::,. 2115 E. Hillsborough. Ave. OPEN 24 HOURS Gatorade 32oz. 3/$5.00 Nonhero athan1m Tissue 9Rolls $4. g Rep. Reed said she could tell the students were listening because of the 1\m.eri.ca 1iusts Store (813) 237-3741 Pharmacy (813) 237-3743 Tot aer Towels $ .00 State Representative Betty Reed talks to students at the detention center during her visit Monday. From left to right:.Latesha Thomas, Joan Thurmond, Rep. Reed, and her assistant, Michael Kinsey expressions on their faces. "It was like they were hearing something for the first time. I wonder what we can do to help these students? I feel they wanted knowledge, but no one has been successful in giving it to them outside of the detention setting." Rep. Reed said one young man wanted to know how much she was paid as a State Representative. "He was shocked when I told him. Many of them think certain jobs pay a lot of money because of the title you have." Rep. Reed said she told the students she would be returning, and she'd like to come every quarter. "I wish I could go every month. I was just shocked that so many young men who should be in 18131 248 school were there. I told them when I returned, I didn't want to see the same faces. "I think it would help them tremendously if they were put in an environment that promotes them learning. I saw only 7 or 8 girls, and they all had angry looks on their faces." Rep. Reed said what surprised her the most was how many kids she saw in the facility. She said it made her want to reach out to them so she could find out what went wrong in their lives. "I also think as adults, we don't listen to them when they are asking for help. I know there's something going on in their life that needs to change. "At some point, I'd like to talk to their parents, but first their children need to calm down, and understand that there is a better life for them and that someone does care about what happens to them." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsentinj?l.com.


Health Event Communitv Health Program Expands Its Reach Central Hillsborough Healthy Start recently transitioned to REACHUP, Inc., a community-based non-profit organization dedicated to Racial and Ethnic Equity in healthcare and posi tive Health outcomes for families in the Tampa Bay region Senator Arthenia Joyner, Representative Betty Reed, other dignitaries and special guests were in attendance for the official kick-off cele bration.Nearly 100 guests attended a luncheon at St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church Christian Life Center for a celebration of growth and transition for Central Hillsborough Healthy Start (CHHS). CHHS is known throughout Hillsborough County communities for providing commu,nity-based services to improve the health of mothers, infants and their families. CHHS has been a program of The Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies at USF since 1997. It will now be one of sever al programs under REACHUP, Inc. The new community nonprofit will now be the home of Central Healthy Start, Closing the Gap in Infant Mortality and Community Capacity Building Initiative. The transition will enable the pro grams to reach more communities and partner with other organizations for a greater impact within the Tampa Bay area and beyond. "I am extremely excited about what we've accomplished in the last decade and I am looking forward to our future as REACHUP, Inc., says Estrellita "Lo" Berry, REACHUP, Inc. President. REACHUP, Inc. will continue to focus on closing the racial and ethnic gap in the number of babies that die before their first birthday. It will also expand its reach to help communities in the Tampa Bay rev,ion achieve health equity for all families. Although health equity is a new idea for most people, it's not hard to grasp. Health equity says that ideally everyone should have a fair opportunity to attain good he en m z :::! z m r-1 m c r rm :::! z "tJ c m c en ::I: m 0 m < m JJ -< -4 c m en 0 )> z 0 ., JJ 0


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Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd Suite 102 Tampa, Florida 33607 1703 Palmetto Ave Fl33563 Health News Medical Tests For Your 60s And Up D o you know what to do to stay healthy? The United States Preventive Services Task Force has put together the fol lowing recommendations to keep seniors healthy, happy, and safe. These are simpld medical tests that can be done or ordered when you visit your regular doctor. Your doctor may recommend additional tests based on your personal health profile. PART II Protecting Your Eyes. Eye diseases, such as macular degeneration and glaucoma, are common with age. Your eyes should be checked every one to two years after the age of 65. Screening can preserve and maximize your vision. Go more often if you have vision problems. Hearing Test. At least 30% of people over 6o have some hearing loss, most of which is treatable. Get a hearing test at least once every three years. *Protect Your Bones. Osteoporosis is no joke. If you have it and you suffer a frac ture especially of the hip you've significantly increased your risk of permanent dis ability or death. Get serious and ask your doctor to refer you for a bone density Women should have a bone density test at age 65. If a woman is at a higher risk, a screening test should be done at age 60 Cholesterol Screening. High cholesterol levels are a major reason why people have heart attacks and strokes. The good news, though, is that high choles terol levels can be treated by diet and medications. That is why measuring your levels of total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) is important to do regularly Vaccinations. People over 65 should get a pneumococcal vaccine to protect against pneumonia. Anyone over 50 should get a yearly flu shot. A tetanus booster is recommended every Medical Tests for Your tion: 01 Tampa,. FL Nall Deformities Corn & Calluses Sports Medicine NEW Medi-Pedic:ure Bunions Available PAULL. SHEEHY, JR., D.P.M. P.A. 6os and Up. Also important, but not endorsed by the U.S Preventative Services Task Force are the following tests : Blood Sugar. Diabetes is a potentially life-threatening condition, but it doesn t have to be. The American Diabetes Association recommends that a fasting blood sugar test be done at least once every three years, so you can catch dia betes early and manage it. Thyroid Hormone Test. Thyroid problems are easily missed. That's why screening at least once every five years is important, especially for women, according to the American Thyroid Association. Your thyroid, that innocuous-looking gland in your neck is the body's powproducing hormones needed for metabolism. Problems with the thyroid can cause hair loss, weight gain or weight loss, fatigue, and depression. Looking for Moles. Remember this: Although the majority of your sun exposure occurred before age 18, skin cancers can take 20 years or more to develop. Luckily, most skin cancers are curable. The American Cancer Society recommends regular screening. So don't forget to ask your doctor to check your skin for unusual moles or skin changes once a year. Dental Exam. Gum disease can be an important indicator of your overall health. Your teeth, gums, mouth, and throat need to be regularly examined by a dentist. Regular brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing is so important if you want to keep your pearly whites gleaming Don't forget that taking care of your health extends beyond visiting your doctor's office. The Task force recommends that you do the right thing not only for your health, but for others as well by: Medical screening tests are gifts that keep on giving you'll enjoy better health and you may add years to your life. So make a note to sched ule a visit to your dentist and call your doctor each year around your birthday. Remember, You are the "Heartbeat of our Community" If you are on Medicare, Medicaid or disabled with Medicare, there are plans available to assist you that have $o premiums and $o copay for Medicare exams for people age 65 and older. Also, we have prescription drug plans that allow you to get your generics 90 day supply at $o as well as transportation. Please contact Jacki Webb your Licensed Health Consultant (813-545-2665) to find a plan that best fits your needs at NO COST TO YOU.


Health News c Feng Shui ED ROOM Feng Shui F eng Shui -the ancient Chinese practice of placement and arrangement of space is used to achieve harmony with the environment. Just like an acupuncturist balances the chi (life force, energy) in the body, the Feng Shui practitioner balances the flow of chi in the home and work envi ronment. FengShui & The Bedroom Generally speaking, we spend the most amount of time in the bedroom --prob ably a third of your life. For the couple, the bedroom is the no compromise area the no sacrifice zone. Choose colors, furniture, bedding, art, flooring and all objects that you both like. Avoid intense vibrant colors, as they are not calming. Keep design choices simple, serene and sensual. Avoid many pat terns, since that is not harmonious for restful sleep. Generally speaking, three or four colors blended together make a great palate. Choose art you love and that is aligned with the room's i purpose. Nature scenes are wonderful. Intense art or art of suffering events should be avoided Keep the feeling light and easx. What you see first as you enter the room sets the tone. Place fresh flowers so you can see them as yo11 enter. Touches of red can be helpful for enhanced passion. Pink touches can soften the energy for the spirit of uncon ditional love. Green can also symbolize the heart charka, a loving energy. Live plans or excellent quality silk plans keep energy a live, setting the tone for growth in life and relationships. Keep work related objects and exercise equipment out of the bedroom ( so your mind won't wander to outside dead line or projects). Generally speaking, the bed position should be furthest from the door to allow the widest view of the room while seeing the door yet not in direct alignment with the door (mouth of chi). The higher quality bed you can afford is best. The headboard is a symbol of support in life. A solid, real wood headboard is at the top of the list. Vitamin E H ere are some of the many protective activ ities of Vitamin E and its components: Taking Vitamin E may reduce the risk of Type 2 dia betes. Vitamin E supplements appear to prevent metastasis of prostrate cancer Vitamin E compounds Gamma tocopherol and alpha tocopherol along with seleni um, help reduce the risk of prostrate cancer. Supplementation with Vitamin E and C may have a protective effect again stroke. Vitamin compound Tocotrienols reduce the effects of aging, including lowering cholesterol, prevent ing platelet adhesion and sup pressing tumor cell growth. Tocotrienols 11,1ay inhibit estrogen-dependent and independent breast cancer cell growth and stabilize cellular homeostasis in vitro. Tocotrienols also appear to slow growth of blood vessels to tumors ( a process known as anti-angiogenesis). Alpha tocotrienol helps pre vent damage to the brain and nerves. Tocopherol and beta carotene levels are lower in people with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus Gamma tocotrienol is required for Vitamin D metabolism in animals. Gamma tocotrienol is more protective against colon can cer than alpha tocopherol. To get the greatest benefits from Vitamin E, choose a sup plement that contains at least 200 IU of mixed tocopherols (oil form) and 200 IU of mixed tocotrienols. There is a distinctive different between natural and synthetic Vitamin E. Natural Vitamin E, labeled d-alpha tocopherol, has greater bio logical activity than synthetic Vitamin E, which is labeled dl-alpha tocopherol. Neck Pain I f you have a stiff neck or having pain that prevents you from turning your head, you are not alone. The sedentary lifestyles that we have put us at risk for neck pain. For example, the added weight of having a beer gut is tough on your n eck, along with not wearing well cushioned shoes often enough, including sneakers. An easy office fix you might trv is moving your computer m-onitor level with your head rather than craning your neck downward to view your screen For natural joint relief, try these exercises: inhale and as you exhale, turn your head to look over one shoulder. Inhale as you move your head back to center. Repeat on the other side and do four (4) reps on each side. lllllllililiiliiii Optimal Health Care for the Family STEPHEN A. WILUAMS, M.D., P.A. Board Certified Pediatrician 714 W. MLK Jr. Blvd. Tel: 813-223-0222 Tampa, FL 33603 Fax:813-223-6020 WWN.klddlemd.com Superior Phannacy Of Temple Terrace 11531 N. 56th St, Temple Terrace, FL 33617 (SE Comer Of Fowler & 56th.) www.superiormedicalcenter.corn en m z -t z m t;" m c: ,... ,... z "U c: m ,... u; ::z:: m c m -t c: m en c )> z c ., :!! c


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I,, ___;,_ __ :.___ _______________ ....;..__ __ ---, Michael Jackson's Kids Could Be Performers, Joe Jackson savs JOE JACKSON Joe Jackson famously launched his sons, the Jackson 5, into superstar dam, laying the groundwork for Michael Jackson's legendary career._ And, in a "Good Morning America" interview last Friday (July 10), the family patriarch seemed to think Michael's children have bright futures in entertainment. PARIS AND PRINCE MICHAEL JACKSON "I don't know -I keep watching Paris," he said, referring to Jackson's mid dle child, who spoke memo rably at her father's memorial on Tuesday. "She ... wants to do something. And as far as I can see, well, they say Blanket [Michael's youngest child, Prince Michael II], he can really dance." Debbie Rowe Drops custodv Fight DEBBIE ROWE And MICHAEL JACKSON During Happier Times Micbael.Jackson's baby mama Debbie Rowe has sold her kids again -this time squeezing about $4 mil.;. lion from her former mother in-law in exchange for giving up her parental rights, a fam ily source told The Post. "It's one final payday," the disgusted Jackson confidant said The family isn't happy about the mega-payout which was set to be sealed in Los Angeles yesterday after noon -but they consider it a necessary evil, the source said. "They felt it was like a ransom-type thing. [Rowt:l jumped back into the picture because she wanted money," the friend said. Rowe -a former dental assistant who bore a boy and girl for Jackson-had forfeited her parental rights once before in exchange for big bucks. After the birth of son Prince Michael, now 12, and daughter Paris, 11, she agreed to allow Jackson to raise them in exchange for a lump sum of $8 million, plus $900,000 annually for five years, the source said. When Jackson was accused of child molestation in 2001,. Rowe resurfaced to reclaim her rights. But she wound up giving her ex-hus band full custody of the kids anyway -in exchange for another $4 million plus a $900,000 home. This time around, she is for feiting her restored parental rights to Jackson's mom, Katherine, in exchange for yet another roughly $4 mil lion, the family source said. !f l&l's'JiCksen FllniiV Realitv Show I Thriller LOS ANGELES --A&E is working on a reality project with the Jackson family which could gain .newfound viewer interest in the wake of the King of Pop's death. The network commissioned a'One-hour special following Jackie, Tito, Jernfilirt'l!';""' Marlon and Randy that was originally intended to serve as a "backdoor pilot" for a potential series. The project was commissioned months ago and producers have fin ished shooting footage that followed Jackson family members as they readied a new album and reunion tour. A&E planned to air the result as a special, tentatively titled "The Jackson Family," next year, taking a "wait and see" approach and gauging viewer reaction before decid ing whether to order the pro ject as a series. After Michael's unexpect ed death last month and sub sequent intensive coverage, the question for A&E becomes: What now? Michael's Concert Merchandise Still For Sale LOS ANGELES Michael Jackson's comeback concerts will never happen, but you can still get the T -shirt. Merchandise from Jackson's "This Is It" tour, which was scheduled to begin Monday in London, will be available online and at retailers across the United States. Jackson helped design the concert T-shirts and other show souvenirs, said Peter LoFrumento, a spokesman for the merchan dising company, Bravado. "Michael was very adamant about not just doing T -shirts and posters and key chains," he said. "He wanted to do something special and make it really innovative and different, things that were functional and fun and that his fans would like." Among the items for sale: T -shirts commemorating the first and second nights of the concerts at London's 02 arena, belt buckles, caps, sunglasses and mugs. A var sity jacket modeled after the one Jackson wore in the "Thriller" video will also be available. Michael Jackson's Estate Open For Business LOS ANGELES--Two weeks after Michael Jackson's death, adminis trators of his estate are tem porarily authorized to reopen for business and negotiate, among other things, agree ments relating to the singer's ill-fated "This Is It" concert tour. While fans in London on Monday lit candles and placed flowers outside the 02 Arena where the entertainer was due to begin his run of 50 concerts, lawyers were in a Los Angeles Superior Court ironing out details of the powers given to two men named by Jackson to administer his estate. Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff conferred wid.e-ranging authority on attorney John Branca and recording executive John McClain, at least until Aug. 3 when another hearing is scheduled. The list of powers for the Lawyer John Branca, right, co-executor of Michael .Jackson's estate, and lawyer Howard Weitzman. administrators includes taking control of all of Jackson's physical assets and placing them in secure storage facilities; hiring people with expertise in handling various aspects of the estate with fees subject to court approval; and handling tax matters. i .:< c. c: r( -:..a 6 2J tn m z m .... I m c: r r-z .,. c: m !: tn ::z:: m Cl m c! m tn i -c Cl i -c


0') Entertainment lAMavor: CiiV Will Pav Costs fE From Jackson Event MAYOR ANTONIO VILLARAIGOSA LOS ANGELES --Mayor >-Antonio Villaraigosa is trying to quell the escalating a: debate over who should pick u. up the estimated $1.4 mile lion tab for police, traffic :i control and other services related to Michael a Jackson's memorial ser-0 w ;:) vice. Villaraigosa, who was vacationing in South Africa a week ago when more than 17,000 fans flocked to down town Los Angeles to watch the public memorial, assert ed Monday that the city will pay. He said he will not ask the Jackson family or AEG Liv .e,; the owner of the Staples Center where the event was held, to help the city recoup its expenses, and he lambasted a city Web site set up to request donations. "This is a world-class city, and we provide fire and police protection, period," Villaraigosa said during t. J : s first public appearance s n ce returning from his weeklong trip "The idea that we would charge the family for a funeral is nonsensical." lt w > w c w ::c 0 :::i m ;:) TVIer Pern Does ltluain A. z ti ..J ..J ;:) m ..:. w z w 0 a: g u. 'Why Did I Get Married Too' is currently in the preproduction phase and is scheduled to be released April 2, 2010. While Tyler Perry loves to play his signature role of Madea Simmons in his various films, they are not sequels Each of those films have been successful, but many consider 'Why Did 1 Get Married?' his best work to date; which is why he is planning to do a follow-up for the return of original cast members, which includesrJanet Jackson, Jill Scott, Tasha Smith, Sharon Malik Yoba, RichardT. Jones and Michael Jai White. Perry said he wouldn't have done the sequel without the original cast. He won't disclose specific details but says, it's going to be great. Jav-z Salutes Michael Jackson AI Show JAY-Z CONNECTICUT Jay-Z's rep says that the MC's recent ru.J]. of dates isn't really a proper tour, but it doesn't matter fans always come out to see Hov because, like Michael Jordan in his prime, there's always a chance that they'll see something that hasn't been done before. One thing fans didn't see at the Mohegan Sun casino resort in Connecticut on Friday night was Ciara, who'd opened other shows on this short string of dates but cancelled due to an unspecified illness. Instead, they got a set from Lupe Fiasco an:d a brief one from other tour opener Fabolous. The two got the crowd primed for Jay, who took the stage dressed all in black and wearing a Tshirt that said "D.O .A." -which was also the name of song he opened with (a.k.a "Death of Auto-Tune, the recently released track from his forthcoming Blueprint 3 LP), followed with a triumphant "Show Me What You Got Memphis Bleek came out onstage shortly after. "R.O.C., we running this rap sh-," Jay said. "Tell me when you ready, Bleek." AI B. sure Rekindles R&B Romance With 'Honer LOS ANGELES --It's been 17 years since AI B. Sure recorded a studio album. But with the June 23 release of "Honey I'm Home, the singer songwriter joins a current wave of R&B vets including Ginuwine, Teena Marie and Charlie Wilson -notching strong comebacks. After debuting at No. 16 on Billboard' s Top R&B/HipHop Albums chart, "Honey" (Hidden Beach Recordings) comes in at No. 49 in the list's most recent_ week. Meanwhile, the sexy slow jam "I Love It (Papi Aye Aye Aye)," featuring cellist Tina Guo, is No. 26 on Adult R&B. On "Honey," Sure stayed ALB. SURE true to the romantic lane he navigated in the late '8os when he helped usher in the New Jack Swing era. "This was a fun, creative process of writing and finding songs; no rushed effort," Sure says of the album's gestation. "It allowed me to be me through solid compositions reflecting my feelings." Will Smith Sails Into The Citv WILLSMITHx LOS ANGELES --Will Smith is ready to make a break for it. Now that he's managed to empty New York of postapoc alyptic zombies, Hollywod's most bankable star is joining forces again with his I Am Legend helmer, Francis Lawrence, for a film that will take him back to the Big Apple-or rather, take the Big Apple with him. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the director and star are eyeing 2oth Century Fox's The City That Sailed as a potential starring vehicle for Smith. Touted as a fantasy drama, the flick follows a street magi cian father and his daughter who reside on opposite ends of the Atlantic after circum stances force her to move to England. Her desire to be reunited with her dad is so strong that she causes the. island of Manhattan to break off from the rest of North America and drift across the ocean.


Entertainment R. Kellv Wants To 'Conquer' Competition With lil wavne Before LP R.KELLY Man -2009 is halfway over already? The years go by so quick. As always, though, we're here to document everything. All this week, in addition to our regular coverage, we're going to be highlighting all the impact players in' the mixtape circuit so far this year. Who had the biggest mixtape? What MC was the most consistent? What albums have we kept in rotation? Rappers, DJs, producers, shows -w e've got the best of the best of this year thus far. Stay with us all week. R. Kelly did what he's never done before in 2009: dropped a mixtape. Along with DJs Skee and Drama, Kells dropped gems to the street like "Club 2 a Bedroom," "Bangin the Headboard" and "Disrespect My Shorty." "I been in the stands watching the music scene for a minute, just chillin'," Kelly explained about the title of his mixtape. ''I said, 'If I'm gonna do a mixtape, I feel like I'm starting over in a way.' I said, 'I'm gonna act like this is my first time as an artist. I'mma do a demo and hope the world sign me.'" Young Jeezv Working on Thug Motivation 103 Right Now YOUNGJEEZV Young Jeezy is continuing Thug Motivation series ,,:,with the third installment: Thug Motivation 108 is slated for release in the coming months. "It's coming as soon as it's done. I'm working on it right now. I'm working on [my artist] J.W.'s album, Boo Rossini's album, Slick Pulla's album, U.S.D.A. project -rest of the family." But first up, the Snowman told us about his new LP. "Thug Motiuation 103 -I'm going back and picking up a little where I left off," he told us recently. "Right now, people having a lot of money problems, but it ain't recession-wise -it's hustlin'-wise. It ain't what you got, it's what you keep. I know it because I really been through this. I been out there. I'mma help cats through this. So by the time Thug Motivation 103 is over with, we gonna be getting money again like when we used to blow 100, 200 thousand dollars in thL club like it wasn't nothing. [Money in the] plastic bags!" The \tbice of Our c:omrnunity S'peakingj{lr frse(j"' Sentinel Bulletin #,<( '' I :-") ),.. (813) 248-1921 LeVarBunon InA Car Accident LEVAR BURTON LeVar Burton was involved in a car accident in Los Angeles. Burton -who hosted "Reading Rainbow" and starred in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Roots"-collided with a car making a left turn at the intersection of Laurel Ave. and Beverly Blvd. at around 7:30PM PT. Burton and the other driver were both taken to a local hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries. Nas-I Don't Make What Kelis Thinks KELlS And NAS N as has fired back in his bitter diYorce case with Kelis claiming he's paid her more than she says and he makes less than she thinks. For statters, Kelis claims Nas raked in su million for his album deal. N as fired back in legal papers, "I did not receive everf half that amount" ... claiming it's more like S4 mil. N as claims his income is declining, and he's only pulling in S147,165 a month. As for what he spends ... 871,371.96 a month, which includes S to,ooo a month in clothing/hair/toiletries/personal effects. Kelis, who is about to give birth to their child, claims N as hasn't paid a penny for child or spousal support since he left her. Nas, who says he wants to be involved" in the parenting of their child, claims he's agreed to S350 for a stroller, S450 for a sling and S1,598 for two cribs. Nas thinks Ss,ooo a month is reasonable for child support since the kid will just be a newborn. Game Slams Jav-z, Kanve West's Girlfriend On New Dis Record The Game jumped all the way out there over the weekend: The Compton native dropped a dis record aimed at Jay-Z and, surprisingly, Kanye West's frequent companion Amber Rose. The heart of the venom goes back to earlier this month when Jay rapped the intro from his forthcoming Blueprint 3 LP at several concert appearances. "I ain't talkin' about Game/ I ain't talkin' about Jimmy I ain't talkin' about Dame/ I'm talkin' about real shthem people playin'/ What is you talkin' about? I don't know what y'all sayin'." Game responded on Twitter saying he wasn't THE GAME going to dis Jay, but then proceeded to do just that at concerts overseas. Game has been encouraging the crowd at his shows in a caB-and-response to say, "F--Jay-Z." He's also been calling the veteran Jiggaman "old." DREW-Z'S MOVIE REVIEW Enemies -Johnny Depp plays the notorious gangster John Dillinger. Plenty of action, adventure and drama. (***) I Love You, Beth Cooper-This comedy was average. You can pass on this one [**] Ice Age 3 -Kids will love this one (***) Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen -The Ultimate in special effects and action. You definitelY, can't miss this one. No. 1 at Box Office-$201M and $303M Worldwide. ( ***) The Proposal-Sandra Bullock comes through in this well-written comedy about.an office romance between the boss and assistant. Worth Seeing! No. 1 at Box Office -$34M Land Of The Lost -ThtS"'oft-beat comedy starring Will Ferrell was pretty funny. (***) Taking Of Peiham 123 -Denzel Washington and John Travolta deliver a powerful suspense/thriller. Worth Seeing! Imagine That-This movie is Eddie Murphy's best family comedy in a long time. Didn't do well at box office. Enjoyed it! Drag Me To Hell -A loan officer refuses to give an old woman a loan to her house. The woman puts a curse on her This movie will have you JUmpmg throughout. Very good horror movie. (****) The Hangover -A group of men goes to Las Vegas to have a bachelor party. No 1 at box office -$44M (***) Up -P1xar/D1sney deliver another excellent animation that adults and kids will enjoy. [****) At The Museum -Ben Stiller tries to save the museum pieces from movmg to federal storage. Fell asleep on this one. No. 1 at box office -$53M Terminator Salvation -Very Good storyline and special effects. Must See! No.2 at box office-$43M Anqels And Demons -Tom Hanks stars in this mystery about a secret soc1ety out to destroy the Catholic Church. Worth Seeing! Too long 2hrs/20 mins. Star Trek -The U.S.S. Enterprise goes back to the beginning. Grade A special effects/ Enjoyed it! (****) X-Men Wolverine This Marvel comic book movie tells the story of Wolvenne (Hugh Jackman) violent and romantic past. Expected more! {***} -Beyonce stars in this drama about her husband (ldris Elba) bemg stalked by a temp worker (Ali Larter). Rainforest Films (St. Pete/Will Packer-Stomp The Yard) produces another blockbuster. 4th week at box office -$63M. The Soloist-Oscar-worthy Jamie Foxx plays a mentally ill musical genius who happens be homeless A L.A. reporter (Robert Downey, Jr.) tries to save him from the streets. [***] _Of !'lay-Crowe stars in this crime thriller about a journalist a senes of bru.tal murders. Worth seeing! The Hauntmg In Connecttcut-Based on a true story a family moves into a house haunted by ghosts. Not for Kids. (***) Observe And Report -A mall security guard does whatever it takes to impress his dream girl. Surprisingly funny. [***) Fast And Furious_-A action and adventure starring Vin Diesel. The best of the senes. A must see! No. 1 at box office -$72.5M. (****) j vs. Aliens -Your kids will love this one. (***] Knowmg -A creepy, suspense/thriller starring Nicolas Cage. This movie could have been a classic but the ending was disappointing. No. 1 at box office-$27M. 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Q) Read All About It! r-: T"" "") c a: LL c a: LL. c z < c 0 w ..... w > w c w ::c 0 ::::i ID ::: a. z ;..I ;..I ID ...:. w z j: z w 0 < c a: 0 ;..I LL. Today's Birthday --You get to learn a new trade this year. It's part of an unusual assignment. You may have to buy some new equipment, too. Save up for it. Aries (March 21-Aprll 19) -You're given a new assignment. There will be a learning curve. Try not to get frustrated; you will learn this stuff. Taurus (April 20-May 20) -A surprising development far away pulls you into a controversy. You think it all makes sense, so explain it to others Gemini (May 21-June 21) Make up your list and head to the stores. You'll have to be frugal. You want to buy toys, but exercise self control : Cancer (June 22-July 22) Make lots of money nov while the odds are in your favor. Team with a reliable partner who's full of interest ing ideas. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -A blooper isn't funny if your money's involved. Keep an eye on what's going on. It'll go better with your supervision. VIrgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -A mess needs cleaning up and you're the one to do it. Get back on course by enforcing the rules They need you! Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) Surprise a family member by changing your perspective. Show you understand by your actions This works well for all. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Friends teach you a valu able lesson that potentially changes your li_fe. It's up to you, however, whether you do it. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Provide what the customer wants and you'll always do well in business. You could bring in a lot of money. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You're full of ideas, with more coming all the time. Some won't work, but some will. Proceed with cau tion Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Check your closets for treasures. Something yo:.J have, maybe a coupon or rebate, will meet your budget. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Let friends help with a situation you find taxing. It's more than you want to deal with now. Sentinel's Top 20 Albums 1. Jeremlh ............... Jeremlh 2. Now 31 ........................................................... Various Artists 3. The E.N.D ............. The Black Eyed Peas 4. If Tomorrow Comes ..... :=:-::- Maino 5. Ruthless ................ Ace Hood 6. Relapse ..................... Eminem 7. A Man's Thought's ................................................... Ginuwine 8. In A Perfect World ................................................. Keri Hilson 9. Eplphany ................ Chrisette Michele 10. lntultlon ...... Jamie Foxx 11. I Am Sasha Flerce ................................................ Beyonce :12. The Introduction Of Marcus Cooper ................. Pleasure P 13. Chamber Music ..................................................... Wu-Tang 14. The Sound ........................................................... Mary Mary 15. The Point Of It All ................................... Anthony Hamilton 16. Classique ........................................................ Will Downing 17. Deeper Than Rap ................................................. Rick Ross 18. A Different Me ................................................ Keyshia Cole 19. Let The Truth Be Told ...................................... Laura lzabor 20. Uncle Charlie ................................................ Charlie Wilson Sentinel's.Top 20 Singles 1. Best I Ever Had ........................................................ ; ..... Drake 2. Every Girl ....................................... Young Money 3. Knock You Down ..................... Kerf Hilson Featuring Kanye West& NeYo 4. Ego ... ....................... Beyonce 5. Pretty Wings ......... ................................................ Maxwell 6. Birthday Sex ................................................................ Jeremih 7. Break Up Marlo Featuring Guccl Mane & Sean Garrett 8.1 Need A Glri .......................................................... Trey Songz 9; Last Chance ...... Ginuwlne 10. Wetter (Calling You Daddy) ....................................... Twista 11. Always Strapped ................... Birdman Featuring Lll Wayne 12. Trust. ; .............................. Keyshla Cole Duet With Monica 13. Blame lt. .................................. Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain 14. Swag Surfn' ...... Fast LlfeYungstaz (F.L.Y.) m 15. Boyfriend #2 ........................................................ Pleasure P 16. sobeautlful ..................................... music soulchild "' 17. On The Ocean .............................................................. K' Jon 18. Ice Cream Paint Job .............................................. Dorrough if 19. The Point Of It AII .................................... Anthony Hamilton 0. Plenty Money .... Plies All My Children -Zach asks Madison what she wants in return for her husband's notes for Kendall's upcoming trial. Admitting she doesn't know, Madison tells Zach that she'll come up with something later and then reveals that she knows who the killer is, thanks to a security video she has from the hotel. r.:adison con vinces him to take the briefcase. As Kendall apologizes to Ryan for being so focused on proving Annie guilty of shooting Stuart, she's shocked when her mother emerges from the bathroom, wearing one of Ryan's shirts. As the World Turns -In the hospital, Carly is embarrassed to hear that they had to pump her stomach after she drank too much. He thanks Craig for his support but then down plays her need for help. At the farm, Rosanna pleads with Jack to get to the hospital to help her sister. Janet complains about early's seemingly unending problems always interfering with their life but Jack insists he must get early the help she needs for the kids' sake. But when Jack confronts early about her need for professional help, she denies it and won't listen. Out in the hall, Craig sugges ts they're pushing her too much but Jack demands that they act now Instead, early convinces Craig to take her out of town and stay with her while she "gets better". Finding a bottle of cooking wine in the cabinet where they are staying, Carly sends Craig to the grocery store so she can have a drink. Bold and the Beautiful -As the photogra phers snap away, Eric tries to comfort a honey and gold sparkle-covered Donna on the run way. He escorts her backstage while Katie tries to turn it around into a exciting surprise ending for the showing. Katie works hard to convince Jared about the healthy future of Forrester, Once the reporter leave, Bill con gratulates Katie on her efforts but says he's not fooled at all. aackstage, Donna tastes th e sticky stuff all over her and realizes it's honey. Days of Our Lives At the Pub Melanie tries to reassure Philip that Stephanie will change her mind and come running back to him. She offers to cover for Stephanie at Titan but he nixes the idea. Brady interrupts and is quick to blame Philip when he hears about Stephanie. He privately warns Melanie to butt out of other people's lives, pointing out ho she may have ruined his friendship with Arianna. Kate is pleased when an "associate" brings her the box she requested. General Hospital Though he points out to Olivia that their affair may not be everlasting, Johnny admits that he's curious about her past with Sonny and her current feelings for him. Though Sonny orders him to get out, Dominic refuses to leave, telling the mob boss that he is the only person who can unite the "two tribes" Sonny downplays his claims but then offers to listen to what he says if he can bring him the name of a person in his organization who is disloyal. After he runs out, Claudia urges Sonny not to trust Dominic but Sonny admits he's impressed by the guy. Guiding Light -As people wonder who will officiate Bill and Lizzie's imprompt outdoor wedding, Doris arrives. Pleased to see Lizzie about to marry Bill, Lillian and Buzz take advantage of the romantic moment and start kissing passionately. Daisy eyes them making out near a shed and complains about being tormented by kissing grandparents lately. She is embarrassed when she's pushed to go be with a nearby James. Afte Phillip admits he brought Alan as a gift to her, Lizzie thanks him and then welcomes Alan who assures his granddaughter that he's happy for her One Life to Live After Langston and Markka run upstairs to her bedroom, Ernesto blames Dorian for what they're going to do up there. Shaun asks him to back off and sug gests that his problem is with his son, not Dorian. Ernesto tries to rush upstairs and is stopped at the foot of the stairs by Charlie, Shaun and Moe who suggest they talk about this, man-to-man-to-man. In spite of the talk, Ernesto wants nothing to do with Langston and walks out. Viki invites Markka to move in with her and Charlie. Bringing a container of special ice cream, Roxy finds Stacy planning another night of seduction for Rex and doubts that he wants anything to do with her. Stacy won't allow it when Roxy. The Young and the Restless Kay gets ready to leave the hospital and complains when Phillip's name comes up. Nina defends Phillip but when she asks what they talked about at the house, she claims it's Phillip's story to tell Phillip confides to Cane that he's '88Y and doesn't know if he can tell anyone else besides Nina. When Mac advises Cane that she doesn't know if she can work for him anymore, Cane offers to sell her the bar. accuses him of running away but he states that he's not going.


PO A Child is Born CHRISTIAN ELIAS DIGGINS On June 18, 2009 at 6:o6 a.m., Christian Elias Diggins was born at Rose Medical Center in Denver, CO. Christian is the handsome son of newlyweds Elias and Leslie Diggins. His elated grandparents are: Gow and Kay Fields, James Harris and Elvira O'Roy. "Christian is adorable and a bundle of joy. Wow! What a miracle from God!" elated grandparent Kay Fields shared. Congratulations, everyone! Students Honored for Community Service During their high school years, thirteen graduates of the Class of 2009 in various Polk County high schools accumulated 1,000 hours (or more) each of communi ty service. They were honored by the Polk County School {)istrict. Ross Spencer, a graduate of George Jenkins High in Lakeland completed 2,967 hours of community service with the Paws With A Cause agency; more than any other c 2009 class member! The other honorees are: Suma Metla -Lakeland Regional Medical Center, Key Club (Bartow International Baccalaureate}; Hannah Miller, Children's Home Society (George Jenkins High); Tyler Campbell, Polk County Public Schools/Polk County Museums and Amanda Keen, local community theatre groups (Harrison School of the Arts); Christopher Price, Boy Scouts of America (Lake Region High); Nathan Gates, Lakeland High Wrestling Team's Takedown Club/ Lakeland High Leadership Program; Kierra Isaac, Boys & Girls Club of Lakeland; John Nichols, Lakeland High Wrestling Team's Takedown Club (Lakeland High); Brittany Apple boom, Garden Grove Elementary, Denison Middle, Winter Haven High; Jordan Dry, baseball statistician; Corey Hart, Polk County Fire Rescue Department Altoniece Smith, Winter Haven High girls varsity basketball (Winter Haven High). Congratulations to all of these students! Great is the reward for giving! Hospital Accepting Board Nominees The Winter Haven Hospital's Board of Trustees nominating committee is accepting nominations for persons to serve on the board. Members of the 3602 7th Avenue Tampa, FL 241-2301 or 247-3719 .I Keys Made : 79 And Up Latex Flat White Paint ............. $5.99 gal. Oil Outside White Paint.. ........ $14.90 gal Roller Pan Set.. ............. ; ......... $3.49 ea. 3" Brushes ............ : .................... 99 ea. LIMIT 2 WITH THIS AD ONLY!! UN community are invited to nominate candidates by contacting any committee member or submitting the names and contact information for the nominees to: The Nominating Committee, Winter Haven Hospital, Inc., 200 Avenue "F" Northeast, Winter Haven, FL 33881. The Committee, as announced by Charles McPherson, Board Chairman, is as follows: J.M. Nolen, Martha Santiago, David Speyerer, M.D. and Bud Strang. The nomination deadline is July 31, 2009. Birthday Greetings Shaw-Ntif Talk extends Happy Birthday wishes to the following very special persons in my life who are celebrating natal days this week: Mrs. Kay Fields of Lakeland (TODAY, July 17th); Ms. Jessica Faith Dickerson of Lakeland (July 2oth); Sylvester Gordon, Jr., of Rochester, NY (July 2oth) and MaryCatherine Gordon of Rochester, NY (July 21st)! May the Lord continue to bless you with many, many more birthdays! Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out This week's Shaw-Ntif Shout-out goes out to Auburndale's Tracy McGrady a/k/a T-Mac, of the Houston Rockets! Recently, the Tracy McGrady Foundation hosted its eighth annual What Does It Take To Be No. 1 Indoor Streetball basketball tournament at the Tracy McGrady Gymnasium in Auburndale. Thirteen teams played in this year's tournament for a top prize of $10,000! Talk to Shaw-Nuf Shaw-NtifTalk wants to hear from you. Share news and/ or photos of your celebrations, special events, community events, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, family reunions, class reunions, etc., with the readership of the Florida Sentinel Bulletin with Shaw-Ntif Talk by sending an e-mail to: shawnuftalk@yahoo.com or calling (863) 513-8437. Shaw-Nuj Talk will share your exciting news with the readership! N July Birthdays Happy birthday to the July celebrants. Rhema Family Fellowship Pastor H. B. Holmes and congregation are Sentinel supporters and are sending birthday greetings to: Deloris Stribley, Marva Jenkins, Gloria Robinson, J erodrick Hicks, Nedra Butler and Wanda Holmes, First Lady. First Baptist lnst. Church Rev. Alex Harper, Pastor and members send birthday wishes to: Katina Wilson, Helen Baker, Ossie McCoy, Dephaney Normill, E. M. Jackson, Mildred Hawk, Annie Griffin, Lillie Littles, Stephanie Burnett, Keith Odom, Caprice Barnes, Patrice Barnes, Earl Grant, Yvonne Grant, Paulette Burnett and Mary M. Graham. Happy anniversary to: Rev. Joe and Sis. Jacqueline Rose, Bro. Robert and Sis. Mildred Hawk, and Bro. Michael and Sis. Arlene Davis. Brotherhood Fellowship First Baptist Inst. Church, Rev. Alex Harper, Sr., Pastor and members hope to see you at the Church Brotherhood Fellowship BBQ on Saturday, July 18, 2009, from 9 a. m. -3 p. m. The Brotherhood motto is, "Teach The Word In The Home With A Consecrated Heart. Follow In The Footsteps Of The Savio,. Leading All Men To God." Contact Bro. Hudson at ( 863) 660-4609. Weekly Hellos Hello to the following Sentinel supporters: Lena Lisbon, Nadine McFarland, Mrs. Clara Williams, Donzetta Loyd (Lakeland Police Department), Mary Nance Quartermaster (LPD), Valda Browning, Gertrude Figgs, Freddie Woodson-Burton, Lessie Williams (11th St.), Geraldine Horne, Martha Cooper, Lashonda Luster (LPD). Sadie Birt, Staphanie Franklin, Patricia "Pat" McCreary, Clifford Johnson, Stanley Glover, Hattie W:illisGeter, Gloria Moore and William Poindexter. Also sending greeting to: Rose Bell, Geneva Ware, Patricia (Pat) Nelom, Agnes Berry Taylor, George Cox, Sr., Gussif3 Johnson, Annette Dunn, Doris and Clinton McKnight, Clara Breland, Yvonne Roberts, Beverly Brooks Boatwright, Delores and Bubba Hamilton. Gloria's Things & Other Things "Whoso neglects learning, in his learning, loses the past and is dead for the future." "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. NEW HOMESIII Many Locations Available ., ::D c J< c... c: !< ..... .:"" N 8 CD ., r 0 ::D g en m z ::! z m r;m c: r r m -t z c: G r c;; ::r: m c m < m -t c: m en > z c ., ::D


0') Polk County News ""' ,.. ::> ""') Men's oav At New Bethel AME Church 0 a: Men's Day at New Bethel LL AME Church, Lakeland, was observed in two services, 9:45 a. m. and 4 p. m. James Honor was the Presiding Officer for the 9:45 a. m. service and Rev. Henry E. Green, Presiding Elder of the Tampa District, was the Presiding Officer for the 4 p. m. service. The theme was, "Men Of Faith In Action." On program during the 9:45 a. m. service were: Mark Thomas, Lucian Payne, Charles Taylor, Men of Valor, Clinton Bolton, Willie Barnes, AI Wilson, Stacey Pough, Gow Fields, Elder F. Bernard Lemon, who presented c Bishop John H. Adams, a: former Presiding Prelate of u. the nth Episcopal District of Florida and the Bahamas, <( who brought the message. Also on the program, Rev. 0 Richard Richardson, James Horton, i= Reddrick Gainus, > a: w > w c w J: UJ :J BISHOP JOHN H. ADAMS McArthur Carpenter, Bobby Graham, Juaquin Jordon and Rev. Pearce Ewing, Pastor, who gave closing remarks. On the program during the 4 p. m. service were: New Bethel Music Staff, Elliott Conner, Rev. Ronnie Clark, Hurst Chapel AME, Winter Haven; Rev. Kenneth Irby, St. James AME, Clearwater; Rev. J. L. Denmark, Presiding BISHOP MCKINLEY YOUNG Elder, St. Petersburg District; Men's Day Choir, Rev. James Golden, Ward Temple AME Church, Bradenton; Rev. Willie Cook, Allen Temple AME Church, Tampa; Rev. Jimmie B. Keel, Presiding Elder, South District, Jacksonville; Rev. Kirk Bogen, St. Paul AME Church, Ft Meade; James Horton, Elder F. Bernard Leonard, REV. WILLIE COOK Presiding Elder, Lively Lakeland District; Rev. LaTanya W. Floyd, Mt. Olive AME Church, Clearwater; Rev. Thomas Poole, St. Mark AME \::burch, Haines City; Rev. Clarence Williams, Greater Mt. Zion AME Church, St. Petersburg; and Rev. Ewing. The sermon was by Bishop McKinley Young, Prelate, 11th Episcopal REV. RONALD CLARK District. Men's Day Chairpersons were Jauquin Jordon and Mark Thomas. Recognized during the services were: Kenneth C. Glover, Esq., Dr. Wendell 0. Blake, Clarence B. Grier, Sr., Edgar T. Pickett, Jr., Mike Taylor, George Lewis, Alexander Jenkins and Charles Williams. m ::> D.. z t= w ..J ..J ::> m learning Center Two-Dav Graduation w z t= z w UJ a: 0 ..J LL. Pictured are: Jordan Brown, Destiny Byrd, Jordan Gant, Dontey Lott, Nicholas Carlton, Mattias Gonzales, Savannah Maultsby, Gabriel Morrison, Deontae McDougal, Caleb Trule, Zontonio Mike, Alysia Patton and Georzia Tucker. Not pictured are Malcolm Bennett and Anais Varela. On Friday, May 29, 2009, Word Alive Ministries Learning Enrichment Center began their two-day pre-school graduation ceremony. The Learning m Enrichment Center caters to youth ages 2-5. -.:t Friday night at 7 p.m. 'the children of each age group gave a rendition of their day at school. They shared with their parents and friends many of the things N that they learned throughout the year. The night was full of excitement, laughs and amazement. w (.!) Sunday, May 31st during Word Alive's 11 a.m. service, the preschool graduating class ltad the honor of marching, complete in cap and gown. At this time, If they received their diplomas and sang Marvin Sapp's, "Neuer Would Have Made It" led by Savannah Maultsby.


SECTION FLORIDA SENTINEL FRIDAV,JULY17,2009 c c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUITIN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA Case No.: 08-CA-029866 FANNIE STARLING (Plaintiff} vs. ROBERT BULLARD, JR. AND AMANDA T. BULLARD, HIS WIFE; AND AMAND HUTCHINSON AND MICHAEL KNIGHT, AS TENANTS (Defendants) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment Of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Hillsborough County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Hillsborough County, Florida, described as: THE WEST 73 00 FEET OF THE EAST 975 00 FEET OF THE NORTH 147.00 FEET OF THE SOUTH 510 00 FEET OF THE SOUTHEAST Y. OF THE SOUTHWEST Y. OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 29 SOUTH RANGE 22 EAST HILL$BOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, held at 11 :00 A M. on August 3. 2009 to the highest and best bidder for cash, on the FRONT COURTHOUSE STEPS OF THE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY COURTHOUS, 302 NORTH MICHIGAN AVENUE, IN PLANT CITY, FLORIDA 33562. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE US PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. ATTN: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR AT 813 272-7040 WITHIN TWO WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS DOCUMENT IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, TDD AT (813) 2727-6169 OR FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE AT (800) 955-8770. Dated this lh day of July. 2009. PAT FRANK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ GAG ELENE DUNKERL Y DEPUTY CLERK LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS ....... EMPLOYMENT HOMES FOR SALE/RENT .......... APARTMENTS DUPLEXES .................. ROOMS FOR RENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES LEASE OPTIONS ETC. ADVERTISE IT IN THE FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 08-31872 PUBLIC RISK MANAGEMENT, INC., as Subrogee of THE CITY OF TEMPLE TERRACE, a Florida Municipal corporation, and THE CITY OF TEMPLE TERRACE Plaintiffs, vs. JOHN L. DILLON Defendant NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JOHN L. DILLON 15501 Bruce B Downs Blvd., #3804 Tampa Florida 33647 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Complaint for damages has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Donovan A. Roper, Esquire, the Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is lli N. Park Avenue. Apopka. Florida 32703 on or before August 3. 2009, and file the original with the Clerk of his Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this hearing should contact the A.D.A. Coordinator not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding at 813-272-7040 or via Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770. Dated this 1!ll day of July. 2009. PAT FRANK Clerk of the Circuit Court By : /s/ SONIA M. MENDEZ DEPUTY CLERK INVITATION TO BID Kamminga & Roodvoets Inc. invites all Hillsborough County certified MIWBE Subcontractors and suppliers to bid on the follow ing project : Bruce B Downs Widening (Palm Springs Blvd to Pebble Creek Drive) # C-0190-09 (JA) The following scopes of work are being solicitated: Erosion Control, Import Fill, Hauling, Aggregate Supply, Earthwork, Asphalt Paving, Dewatering, Storm Drainage (Material Supply/Installation), Landscaping, Grassing, Concrete flatwork, Handrail, Guardrail, Pavement Mark i ngs, Lights/Signs/Signals/ITS, Utilities Pipe and Fittings Supply, Pre-stress Girders, Pre-stress Piling, Structural Steel, Class V Painting, Soil Anchors Bridge Demo, Box Culverts, Jack & Bore, Bore, Survey Barricades Barrier Wall Rental, Clearing & Grubbing Milling, Sheet Piling (Furnish & Install), PVC Pond Liner, Fencing, Irrigation, Pipe De-silting, Pipe Laser Profiling Plans and specifications are available for review at our office Submit your written Proposal to Kamminga & Roodvoets Inc by Thursday, July 23, 2009 to : Kamminga & Roodvoets Inc. 5219 Cone Road Tampa, FL 33610 All interested parties should contact Estimating at Phone #813-623-3031 and fax all QUOTES to 813-628-4490 Avon Representatives Needed All Areas! Call 813-832-4282 Or E-mail AVONLADYGEORGIA@YAHOO COM Tired Of Being Broke? No Investment Needed Call 813-965-5160 For Detailed Information Be A Treasure To Your Community! Join CDC Of Tampa As A VIS "!A Volunteer To Stabilize Communities Help Families To Avoid Foreclosure, Promote And Neighborhood Preservation For First Time Homebuyers For More Information: 813-231-4362 Daycare Teachers With 40 Hours Or CDA Wanted Call (813) 237-8771 For More Information Teaching-Learning Center Coordinator New Port Richey Campus Required: Moster's degree from o accredited instilulion i n reading, English, molhemolics, educolion, 01 reloled field; e xcellenl written ond verbal communication obilily to interact successfully w ith a diverse clientele; miuocompuler experience; satisfactory uiminol hi!lory background must be able to IWrk evening hours, o schedule, ond weekends. Preferred: Two years experience in a learning laboratory; teaching experience. Salary range is $38,117 $40,022.85 salary is bosed on related experience. THE COLLEGE IS CLOSED FRIDAYS THROUGH AUGUST 7. The application review process con begi n with copies of tronscripls; however, official transcripts mU!I be received prior to lhe interview. Send or fox lener of interest, currenl resume, PHCC application, and officiollronsiripts lo: Arts & Sciences Division Job code: Tl( Coordinator PascoHernando Community College 10230 Ridge Rood, Room G-202 flew Port Richey, fl34654-5199 Phone 727-816-3322 Fax727-816-3321. Applications available at: YNrll.phcc.edwadmi n istrotiorVhr/employment.php MATERIAlS FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE POSTMARKED OR FAXED NO lATER THAN JULY 22. EOf/ADA Compliance Websile: YMw.phci.edu


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