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Celebrating 65 Years In The Tampa Bay Area c:c c a: 0 ...I u.. USFAdvisor SeHies With University SEE PAGE 2-A Memorial Celebration For Former Educator SEE PAGE 8 B Man Accused 01 Dating, Choking Mom To Be, 14 SEE PAGE 23A 7 SEE PAGE 7-A SHRINERS FOUNDATION DONATES 1,000 BACKPACKS TO NEEDY SCHOOLS The Prince Hall Shriners Foundation presented 1 ,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to Potter Elementary, Robles Elementary, Sligh Middle Mag net and Van Buren Middle School students. Forty students from the 4 schools were on hand Wednesday morning at the Raymond 0. Shelton School Administrative Center Auditorium to accept the backpacks, which were filled with pens, pencils, notebooks, glue sticks, rulers and folders. The remaining backpacks will be distributed on the first day of school. School Board Vice Chairman Doretha Edgecomb assisted in the organization of this effort. (Photography by BRUNSON)


0 g len :::> CJ :::> <( >"' <( c a: LL. c a: LL. c z <( 0 tn w :::> 1-fi: w > w c w :::r: tn :J m :::> ll. z ti ..J ..J :::> m ..J w z i= z w tn I a: 0 ..J LL. <( I N Former USF Adviser Reaches senlement With School President Obama In Miami To Support Kendrick Meek BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter On Thursday, August 121", former University of South Florida Student Adviser, Myrtice Landers, concluded a medi ate d settlement with th e school. Mrs. Landers had b ee n dismissed from her position as adviser in the school's Athletic Department following accusa tions she had committed a sec ondary NCAA violation that involved a female athlete. Mrs. Landers hired Attorney Wil Florin following her dismissal and immediately alleged she was being raciall y discriminated against b y USF's Athletic Department She also alleged the school was using her to cover up NCAA viola tions. Atty. Florin said they have settled the case. She's been reinstated and will be working with the dean of Undergraduate Studies with a brand new office, and. her re tirement is no longer threat ened. MYRTICE LANDERS What she wanted was to be reinstated, because she had so much at stake. She would have lost half her retirement if she had been terminated. She 's now looking forward to work ing in her new department. That's what we were looking for. Atty. Florin said during the six-hour mediation l as t week, he submitted a 9-page report of NCAA violations committed by white players that went unre ported. "That brings to question why they wanted to go after Mrs. Landers for alleged violations that involved an African American athlete? "The 9 pages of violations is something the school will have to deal with separately and she is a witness in that investiga tion." Mrs. Landers said she's relieved it's over. Everything turned out al right. When I was dismissed, it was the intent that I lose m y tenure. My attorney gave me the confidence to believe this could be taken care of. I did a lot of praying about this, and I knew things would turn around. You have to trust that the truth will come out. Mrs. Landers said she will no longer be working directly with students, but more in the area of research and develop ment. I have to give my family a lot of credit for being there for me. I had their support all the way. I have five children all here in Tampa, and they al lowed me to vent my frustra tions and I owe them a lot." Tampa to St. Petersburg more tolerable, but I'm not ready to stop yet President Barack Obama was in Miami this week to attend a fundraiser at the Fontainebleau Hotel for Dem ocratic U. S. Senate candidate, Kendrick Meek. The President and Meek are shown at Jerry's Famous Deli on South Beach, an unannounced stop made by the President. (AP Photo) A Proven Leader and Public Servant For Over 16 Years A Consistent Fighter For Florida's Middle Class A Hard Worker Who Is Ready to Tackle Florida's Big Issues and Problems The Only Real Democrat in the U.S. Senate Race I Paid for by Kendrick Meek tor Flonda I f. For more Information visit www.kendrlckmeek.com or call 1-877-465-0976


woman savs Son Not Involved In Drug Sting BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor MELVIN CANADY A Tampa mother said her son has been arrested in connection with a drug operation. Howev e r she said he is not a member o f any gang activity or drug opera tion. Last week a joint polic e t ask force arrested more than 30 peo ple and charged them with vari ous crimes. Melvin Canady, 37 was charged with one count of manufacturing, distributing, dis pensing, and possession of a con trolled substance His mother, Ms. Gloria Williams said, A young man told my son that be was going to a neighborhood business to purchase a car and asked my son for a ride. As my son was backing out to leave, the young man got back into the car with him "My son said the yo un g man was counting mon ey, but h e didn t think anything about it. He thought he didn' t hav e enough money to get the car." Ms. Williams said on Au gust 41 \ her son's fiancee had just picked him up from work and returned home. They were parking the car when they were sudden l y surrounded by police pointing guns. She said the police made both her son and his fiancee lay on the ground. She said their children were present at the time of the arrest. Ms. Williams said, He has a past, but he has been working and he hasn't been in any trouble in more than 7 years. People can t beli eve how muc h h e has changed. He was just working and trying to take car e of his kids I unde rstand that th e r e i s a proc ess that h e mu s t go through n ow th a t h e has be e n arrested, but it really hurts when yo u get arrested just for giving someo n e a ride ." Ms. Williams also s tated that police told her that her son was arrested because he drove the car But she said he nev e r got out of the car and had nothing to do with any of it. She also stated that her s on is allegedly associated with the Progress Village Eight Deuce Click. But she denies th a t as well. If You Answer YES To Any Of The Questions Below I Can Help! FRED HAYES Realtor Future Home Realty Do You Need A Short Sale? Is Your Mortgage Upside Down? Do You Need To Save Your Home Foreclosure? Do You Owe More Than 1$ Worth? ( Teenager's Death leaves Void That Can't Be Filled )> c: C) c: en -4 1\) 0 MS. GLORIA CARTER .. Her mother died in January 1983 BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Ms. Orkiya Andrews said the mornings and nights are the most difficult for her when every one i s gone. That is when the loss of h e r so n Byron Patty, Jr., 17, weighs h eavies t on her he art. Byron was kill e d in a robbery gone bad las t Thursday. I can t help it but I just go in his room a nd l ay in his bed to be near him. It's very hard for us. Some people have losses but we've been blessed The only per son we 've loss was my great grandmother and that was sev eral years ago. Ms Andrews said her son was rich with relatives, including his grandmother, Ms. Brenda BYRON PA'ITY, SR. ... Killed in April1994 Williams and his great grandmother, Mrs. Ruby Williams, along with numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and other relatives. He also has numerous rela tives of his fraternal grandmother, the late Ms. Gloria Carter mourning his loss as well. His aunt, Ms. Yyoung Williams, his father s sister, has felt this pain befor e. We have a large family including Byron's great grandmother, Mrs. Eunice Carter. In January 1983 Byron, Sr., and Yyoung's mom Ms. Gloria Carter suffered an aneurysm days before her 28th birthday and died Byron, Sr., was 9 and a Yyoung was only 4. Ms. Williams said they were very close growing up. Byron graduated from Brandon High School just as his mother bad BYRON PA'ITY, JR. ... Killed in August 2010 years before He also fathered a son, Byron, Jr. Ms. Williams was 15 when her only brother, .llyron Sr., was shot and killed dUring a robbery in April1994. I took my brother' s death hard because we were so close. He was the only person who re ally knew how I felt. After losing her brother so tragically, Ms. Williams bonded with his only child Byron, Jr. At one point, she even lived at his 1\) 0 ...I. 0 mother's home. "T1 She said Byron would visit 5 his cousin's barbershop and :::C planned to open his own shop in 6 the future. My cousin told him that be m could work with him in the shop z until he decided what be wanted :::! to do with his life. We all loved Z him so much the entire Carter W and Gilley Family, and we're m going to miss him so much." C: r rm z AUTO ACCIDENT REFERRAL SERVICE :-tJ c: OJ News Alert: The Florida Law States That You .May Be Entitled To $1 0 000 For Loss Wages And Medical Care .. FREE PrtJIIJSSiiiDHI Silndctl! 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editorials/Columns 0 N .... en (.!) <( FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202-140) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 Published Every Tue sda y and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) >=-<( C POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: a: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, L1. P.O. Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL C. Blythe Andrews 1901-19n (1945) W.W. Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. 193G-201 o (19n) S KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR HAROLD ADAMS CIRCULATION MANAGER TOYNETTA COBB, PRODUCTION MANAGER LAVORA EDWARDS, CLASSIFIED MANAGER Subscript i ons -$44. 00-6 Months Both Editions : $87.00-Per Year Both Editions. Opinions expressed on editorial pages of this n ewspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily reflect the editorial stance of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Publish e r FCAT-Mapping C heck your zip code. If you have children attending schools in zip-codes ending in 602, 6os, 607, C 610,612,616,617,619,620,566,570,572,573,0r578, more than not, your children are the wards ofD, or Fe graded elementary or middle schools. Z Awakeyet? <( A study of local school FCAT scores showed many schools near Tampa's inner city and southeast Hillsborough County received D or F status, while more W schools in northeast and northwest Hillsborough t-County got A's and B's. Are we seeing a replay of ger-> rymandering, but this time not in politics, but in the a: w education system? [j Therefore, we hope parents, community groups, 0 civic organizations and other individual volunteers W will focus attention on students attending schools in zip-codes where schools are not doing well. ::J And while we deplore the use ofFCAT scores to grade schools, we are painfully aware that students attendc. ing C, D and F schools need extra attention to help Z them to test well. Most certainly, we congratulate tij schools who have received A and B scores. :j But we encourage the staffs of C D and F schools to reach out to religious, civic, social and fraternal groups, as well as, to parents for assistance. For, if it uj takes a village to raise a child, it also takes a village to Z save a school. i= z w (/) c:er---------------- : The Sentinel LL : RecommendaUons I For Aupst 26th Primary: -County Commission District 2 Victor Crist County Commission District3 Valerie Goddard or Les Miller I I U.S. Senate Kendrick Meek I U.S. Representative Kathy Castor Governor Alex Sink Circuit Court Judge Attorney General Pam Bondi (R) Group 4 Dan Gelber (D) Zilia Vasquez State Representative County Court Judge District 12 Group 10 Jim Norman Dick Greco Jr. State Representative School Board District 2 District 47 Candy Olson Brian Blair School Board District 4 <( State Representative Richard Bartel s w District 55 School Board District 6 Darryl Rousson April Griffin Freedom 01 Religion But ... 0 ne of the founding principles of this coun try is freedom of religion It is an important and fun damental principle that should not be abridged in any way or by anybody. I am a firm believer in reli gious freedom. That belief carries over to every religion While this country must ride the freedom of religion train, we always remember that America was founded as a Christian nation. Because this is so, this country must not ever abandon its Chris tian principles That fear is a basic concern of mine and millions of oth ers. The freedom of religion principle has taken prayer out of our schools, elimi nated some government bod ies from praying before they meet, and pitted one religion against others. Right this minute, the na tion is being ripped apart by a religious controversy over freedom of religion. The con troversy stems around whether or not Islamic wor shippers should be allowed to build a religious temple near Ground Zero in New York. Ground Zero is the site of the destroyed World Trade Center. Some followers of Islam are believed to be the perpetra tors of this terrible act. Therefore, so many believe that an Islamic Temple should not be built so close to Ground Zero. I respect the feelings of these people, but I also be lieve that the government should not and cannot stop the building from being erected The religious freedom of H. P. And The Shriners And there I was, in my favorite seat at my fa vorite greasy spoon, about to enjoy my favorite breakfast which consisted of two eggs over-easy (do-not burst the yolk), three silver-dollar pan cakes, a duo of sausage pat ties and a sea of syrup, when in dragged m y sometime buddy Jay Algonquin Hines (better known as Hineparts to people who don t like him that much). But this morning SOIJlething was wrong with Hineparts. He was missing his old love hate snarl, and his eyes looked like the tail lights of a 1954 Packard, round and red. With a pen dulous bottom lip, Hines slid in opposite me and ogled my coffee pot. I poured him a cup. After a long s lurp of java Hineparts riveted me with his soupy eyes and moaned, Maaan am I tir d!" "Tired?" I echoed. W ll, I haven t see n you sine last Saturday, and this i s Friday. So, what in the world hav e you b ee n doing all we k?" Doing?" r e peat d Hines. Doing ?' said Hines, again. Man, I been hangin out with a good friend who is a member of the National A. E. A. 0 N. M. S.!" The WHAT? I sputtered! "You heard me, Hines said, then thought better of it and added, "I forget you in tellectual types might not know anything about the A. E. A. 0 N. M_ S. So, I am talkin about the Prince Hall Shriners!" Ohhh, I replied. So, that' s where you were all week!" Hineparts looked at me with bleary-eyes, took an other long slob of coffee and half-whispered, "I don't know where I've been, but I think I been everywhere! Heck I don t even know how I got here sitting with you. But I do know one thing: Them some partying' people and I surely do want to be one of .them when I grow up!" I looked at Hineparts. .studied him clo ely. Then I said "If you r talking about the same A. E. A. 0. N M. S. organization, I'm familiar with, bett r known as the Ancient Egyptian Arabi Ord r Nobl Mysti hrin Incorporated, p rhap ou need to realiz that th y do a the religious sect has to be protected under the 'laws of the United States Constitu tion. As important as that issue is, that is not what pushes my hot button the most. I am most concerned about the fact that prayer has been removed from all public schools in the United States. For years, school started every morning with a devo tional period. Every child was required to bow their hE:ads for a moment of prayer. No child was required to pray, but just to respect the moment of prayer. That de votion period was the only link to religion for many chil dren. Especially those who did not experience prayer at home and did not go to church. I could be wrong, but I be lieve that the morale attitude of many children was en hanced by those mornings of prayer at school. I sure wish the Supreme Court would re consider its position on prayer in public schools. lot more than party." Hineparts looked at me as if to say Oh Lawd here comes another sermon! But I continued anyway. For your information, Prince Hall Shriners are dedicated to th e principle of fostering civic, economic and educa tional development pro grams throughout the worl d .' Furthermore, Prince Hall Shriners have raised more than $30,000 for the Haiti Relief fund gave money for a National Diabetes Education initiative, created a Shriners as-Mentors program for African American teenagers, provided scholarships for low-income students who hoped to attend college or trade schools, and in the time they'd been in the City of Tampa, were estimated to have dropped more than $8 million on businesses and hotels around the Tampa Bay Area. So," said I to my bloodshot eyed friend, "the A. E. A. 0 N. M.S. as you call themwho came to Tampa more than 15,000 strong --' is far more than simply an organi zation of goodtime and dances! Hineparts finished his cup of coffee and would have poured him elf another cup if I hadn t mov d the pot th n aid in a v ry obliviou voi Maaan thffin hrin rs ur know how to party! I ju t lo k d at Hineparts and hook m head.


* * *''' MY PLEDGE TO THE VOTERS: 111s your County Commissioner from District 3, I wili work and work to do your will, to voice your concerns, and to provide the proven leadership that you desire and need. I will continue to fight for what is in the best interest of all of those whom I will represent. I will never let you down, and you will always be able to count on me. This I pledge to you, the voters! II Lesley ''Les'' Miller Lliley Let Miller candidate for Hillsborough County Comml881onel' Districts, Democrat Political advertlaement paid for and approved bV Lesley "Lea" Miller, candidata for Hillsborough Comml8819ner, Dlstrtot S, Democrat ."TT JJ 0 )> c: G) c: en -i 1\) 0 1\) 0 ..... 0 "TT r-0 JJ c )> en m z :::! z m r;m c: r rm :::! z "U c: m r-c;; ::::t m c m < m -i c:: m en c )> z c 'TI :!! c


,.... 0 N N .... en :::> (!} :::> ct c a: LL 8 Things To Remember After The Crack Law Now that the new 18-1 crack bill has officially b ee n signed into law b y President Barack Obama, it looks like a lot of men and women in federal prison will be coming home a lot sooner than expected. That means thousands of families will be reunited and an injection of new and improved blood ready to re energize the community. But with every success story we hope to hear about in the coming months and years, we all know that there will be a few individuals who c will, undoubtedly, find it a: hard to go the straight and LL narrow. For these people who may be inclined to pick ct up another sack when the going gets rough, I've put C together a list of things they ffi may want to consider if the :::> temptation to return to their previous lifestyles proves too a: hard to resist 1.) Before you contemplate W returning to a life of crime, fi} think about the process you :I: went through in the beginning of your last bid. m Remember the too tight handcuffs, the cold holding z cells and the sick feeling you i= got in your stomach when w ...J ...J :::> m I ...J w z i= z w en ct c a: 0 ...J LL somebody showed yo u how much time you were facing under federal guidelines? It will all be waiting for you. 2.) Repla y in your mind the incompetence you encountered dealing with your court appointed public defender and how it made you feel when the high priced attorney you hired to make a difference, sold you down the river without so much as a "so long sucker!" 3.) Think about how crazy U. S. P. Atlanta looked the first time you had to go through there during transit. Remember the stale bologna bus sandwiches, the trash talking guards, the extremely hot (or cold depending on the time of the year) cells and the mice who would come under the door to check on you every once in a while? 4.) Remember the joy and pain that came with visitation. You loved to see your family come, hated to see them l eav e and endured th e shame of being stripped search by a male corrections officer who seemed to e njo y his job a littl e too much? 5.) Refl ect on all of the confrontations that you were able to avoid that could have ended with you taking someone else's life or them taking yours. Either way, your situation could have been so much worse. 6.) Think about all the men you met along th e way who you knew were never going home, regardless of how many law s chang e d and how thankful you w e re to not be in their s ho e s. 7.) Remember how depressing it was to calculate how old you would be when you got out and how you monitored the movements and health of guys in that age range to get a glimpse of what your future may be like. 8.) Last, but not least, whatever you do, never forget that this second chance you've received is truly a blessing. The prosecutor and agents who worked to have you put away are not happy with your early release. Rest assured that if you ever return across their paths, they' ll spare no expense in attempting to hide you in the system like an unwanted Easter egg. And, who in their right mind would want to go through that type of experience all...over. .. again? Anyone wanting to contact Barr can reach him at: Clarence Barr 43110-018; Bennettsville F.C.I.; P. 0. Box 52020; Bennettsville, S. C. 29512; or email him at cbarr2@oasisnovels.com Reality On Ice is by the Florida Sentinel Bulletin Publishing Company. PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH ct I

Local "'" :!! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------g Funerals Planned For 4 Familv Members Involved In Separate Accidents l: C) c: U) -i N 0 BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On July 31st, the Florida Highway Patrol investigated two traffic accidents involving the same family where blowouts were at fault. Family members in the second accident were notified about the first accident and were enroute to check on them. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the first accident took place early that Saturday morning. Police said the 2003 Ford Expedition Freddie James, 45, was dri ving had a blowout at I -75 at the 224 milemarker in Ellenton. James was traveling in the inside lane when the left rear tire blew and he was unable to control the truck as it began to rotate and overturned. Ms. Shakia Peterson, 35, who was riding i n the front passen ger seat, was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. She was 9 months pregnant and her unborn child died as well. In addition to the two adults, seven children were also pas sengers in the truck. They were identified as: Fredquanda James, 10, Caprice Dawkins, 11, Jamekia Dawkins, 15; and Jerome Dawkins, 1 7, all of whom were listed in serious condition. Martavius Dawkins, 16, received minor injuries. All five have been released from the hospital and are recovering from their injuries. The two other passengers, Roderick James, 14, and Lalda Dawkins, 13, were air lifted to All Children s Hospital in St. Petersburg. Roderick James later died from his injuries. Lakia Dawkins is still in the hospital; but has been upgraded to stable condi tion. Later that day, at approxi mately 3:55 p.m. the Florida Highway Patrol investigated another traffic accident in which a tire blew out and the truck overturned. The accident happened on I-75 1/2 miles north of County Road 765 (also known as Jacaranda Blvd .), in Venice. The driver, Ms. Debra Robinson, 39 was airlifted to Bayfront Hospital. The other passengers wer e her mother, Mrs. Mae Peterson, 62 her father, Robert Peterson, 66 and her brother, Leroy Peterson, 38, were transport ed to Venice Regional Medical Center. The people involved in this accident were the parents brother and sister of the late Ms. Shakia Peterson. Ms. Robinson remains hos pitalized at Bayfront Regional Hospital which is across the street from where Lakia Dawkins remains hospitalized. Funerals Planned According to Bobby Martinez, who is also the brother of Ms. Peterson, his stepfather, Robert Peterson, was admitted to Venice Regional Medical Center following the accident and released the following Monday. Mr. Peterson died at home the following Friday, August 6th. On Saturday August 21st, at 2:30 p.m. funeral services will be held for Ms. Shakia Peterson, her unborn child her father, Mr. Robert Peterson, and Roderick James. The funerals will be held at Greater St Paul Church Of God In Christ, 915 West Avenue A, Belle Glade FL. Taylor Smith & West Funeral Home 900 Dr M. L. King, Jr. Blvd., W. Belle Glade, FL 33430, (561) 996-3048, is in charge of handling arrangements '-Ill SIIWIIIICIIIIS Frill TriiiC lccldeiiS On Saturday, a funeral will be held for victims killed in an accident on July 31st. Now, as the family prepares for the funeral, one of the youngsters involved, talks about the tragedy. Martavius Dawkins, 16, received minor injuries in the accident that took the life of his mother, Ms. Shakia Peterson, her baby, and Roderick James, 14, a former student at Buchanan Middle School. About the accident he said, "We can't change the past and we can t question God He does everything for a reason. We can go our whole lives and never understand why it happened. We just have to move on." The famil y was going to Belle Glade to take Fredquanda James, 10, another sister, hom e in time to celebrate her birthday. She had been visiting for the s umm er. Martavius, Caprice, Jerome, and Jamekia are now living with their biological father, Jerome Dawkins, in West Palm Beach. A Better Life Martavius said the family moved to Tampa about 4 years MARTAVIUS DAWKINS ... Survived Tragic Accident ago. They were members of Dominion and Power Workship Center. "My mom was born and raised in Belle Glade. We moved to Tampa because she felt we would have a better opportunity to go to college and better our lives." While living in Tampa, Martavius appeared twice in "11 the gospel play, On A Mission, b produced by Mrs. Mary :!! Upshaw. He plans to appear in 52 another production of the p lay in the near future. 0 Father Needs Help Jerome Dawkins, the bio--i logical father, and Ms. Z Peterson were the parents of five children. He is now their a, guarilian c: Dawkins can be contacted at r-(561) 598-2723 ::::t z ., Acquired $4.65 million for a new Sports Complex in Progress Village c: m r-e 1ver1n Benefited Animal Services and local fire departments by creating public/private partnerships with businesses u; ::t m c m < m ::D -< for the I r1 Stopped Tent City from being dumped on residents in the East Lake Park Community and surrounding neighborhoods & businesses Protected your VOTE while serving on the Canvassing Board during the 2008 Obama presidential election Partnered with celebrity Montel Williams to bring affordable prescriptions to senior citizens Acquired over $45 million for the 40th Street expansion project Secured $3 million in funding for the newly opened Children's Museum in downtown Tampa Partnered with local business to donate brand new furniture to needy families in Hillsborough County -i c: m U) c )> z c "'" ::D c


0 ..... 0 C\1 0 C\1 len :::> (!) :::> <( < c a: LL c a: LL c z <( c en w :::> 1-> a: w > w c w :::t: en :J m :::> c.. z t= w ....I ....I :::> m I ....I w z t= z w en <( c a: 0 ....I LL <( I CIO w (!) NEW PROGRESS M. B. CHURCH 3307 E. SHADOWLAWN AVENUE REV.E.J. FE_DERATlON DAY AND STATE RALLY AUGUST 22 2010 9-.30 A.M. .. SUNDAY SOIOOl 11:00 A.M. SERVlCE FOR MINISTRIES, INC. r: At Woodland Terrace Center 6410 N. 32nd Street* Tampa 33610 Saturday, August 28, 2010 ** 7 P. M. Speaker : Sister Brenda Allen Sunday, August 29, 2010 ** 11 A. M. Speaker: Chief Apostle Bruce Baker For More Info: Drewlisa Blair Pastor's Aide Ministry Leader*" (813) 381-1232 DR. WAYNE G. THOMPSON Pastor, First Baptist Institutional Church, St. Petersburg ... Guest speaker For REVEREND CLARENCE NATFIAN As Pastor Of New Victor Baptist Chu REV. DR. W. JAMES FAVORITE Pastor B e ulah Baptist Institutional Church .. Will p e rform the In sta ll ation a y, August 22, 2010 4 P. lVI-- Beulah Baptist Institutional Churcfa 1 006 W. ress St. Local Bone Marrow Drive Set For 9-Year-Oid Lloyd Jones, 9, i s the only child along with so adults to have been diag nosed with hyper eosiniphilic syndrome. None of them sur vived. If he doesn't receive a bone marrow transplant he will die, and no one in his family is a match. Lloyd's mother Crystal Daniels, has reached out to the community and others to help her get the word out about her son. "I've had a lot of distrac tions along the way. Lloyd LWYDJONES "L.J." Join Victory Temple's Public Relations Department for a Free Community "Back 2 Sehool Bash" on Satnrclay, AUIU.t 21, 2010 &om 9:00a.m. unti11:00 p.m. at 5819l'forth 56th street. Youth workshop, games, free food, and entertainment, bookbags & school supplies will be given away along with Free Hair Do's by Asia Brown at Shear Faith Beauty Salon & Free Hair Cuta by FranJd1n Robinson. Locae.dst: $11 t N. 56tll Scnet Visit us on the web at www victorytempleoutreach.com and I were evicted from our apartment and I had to deal with that and still be con cerned about his health and making sure he got to the doctor." On Saturday, August 21st at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital from 10 a.m. until3 p.m., Rev. Samuel Laray of Man Up 4 Jesus Ministries will be in charge of a bone marrow drive and fundraise!' for Lloyd. On Sunday, August 22nd, another event will be held at the University Area Commu nity Center from 3 pm. until 6 p.m., and on Wednesday, August 25th, another event will be held at the Ybor City Campus of Hillsborough Community College from 10 a.m. until 3 p m For more information call (813) 382-0449 .. The Voice of Our Conununity Speaking for Itself' (813) 248-1921 COACH Foundation, Computer Mentors Group and iLEARNED Online, LLC present Free Online Tutoring! (Hillsborough and Pinellas Students) BENEFITS High quality 1-on-1 tutoring for your child absolutely free, there is no charge to the parents. Kids will be exposed to and will learn to use the latest technology. Historical average score increase of more than 30% These are the steps you must take to resister vour child: 1. Parents should fill out theSES tutoring form for each student registering for tutoring. The forms will either be mailed to you or sent home with students 2. Select "!LEARNED Online# L.L.C." as your first choice for theSES provider. 3. Mail the form or hand deliver it to the address written on the form. 4 Once you have handed In the form and It has been processed you will be contacted to schedule your child's tutoring. This may take from one to two weeks after handing I n the form. Tutoring will begin by October 15, 2010. If you have any questions please contact: Reverend Willie Dixon-(813) 254-3700 Ralph Smith-(8i3) 236-1191 Your ctrUd mar gugllty for tru tvtodnr It your c;hlld fs rttslbtr for tru or rrd&Jcfd prfmJ l!.rnch AHD attnd qn rllgfblr Tftlr I rsh9qt. U pgcmtql CIQUUts (9r fen tv(O(#ng rxcuct thr amount of functfnl qygf(obf!. thl IChoo( dltrlct wflf SfM thfstudmts wfth thf !I'J'Qtut nucf Hlftfw Chf promocs or IOdocu goy pqctfcvlgc


Local Veterans Respond To Troops Leaving Iraq J. D. HISMITH BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor During the earl y morning hours Thursday, the last U. S. combat troops l e ft Iraq and went into Kuwait. This action brought to a close the ac tiv e comb a t phase that h a s l as ted ne a rl y 8 yea rs. Fifty tho u sa nd a d visers are left to h e lp the count ry continue to s h a p e it s ne w government. The military occupation w hich b e g a n during the pre sidency of George Bush, h a s finall y ended. But in it s wak e more than 4,400 Americ a n s oldier s are dead, co untl ess Ira qis, and the e nd o f di cta t o r s hip i n that count ry. ANN JENKINS President Barack Obama had promised to bring the troops home. This action took place two weeks before the original August 315 1 planned date Some Tampa resid ents wh o have served in the milit a ry share d their opinio n s a b out the troop withdra wal Ms. Ann Jenkins sa id w ho se rv e d in the milit ary for more tha n 20 y e a r s sa id I think it's a great idea The wa r s h o uld h av e nev e r h a pp e ned E v e ryone told forme r President (George) Bush n o t t o go to wa r but he wouldn t lis t e n Th e wa r w a s p o liti ca l and we h ave l os t so m a n y lives b e ca u se of i t." J.D. HiSmith, w h o is a l so DANNY GREEN a veteran said, I feel it's time for it to end. It's time for them to have their own independence. President (Barack) Obama is keeping his word and it's just time to leave. Danny Green, w ho was a m ember of the armed services for 22 yea r s sa id I think it' s tim e to bring those so ldi e r s h o m e. It 's r eally n o p o int in the ir b e in g ove r there b ec au se they h av e done w h a t they w ere suppos e d to do. The y h ave trained the p e ople and I don t r e all y see a point to the m b e in g over the r e I have a lot o f fri e nd s over th e r e a nd it's tim e for the m t o co m e h o me. It s tim e we s t op t ryi n g to be the wor ld police Announce 'Oc ... 11c.IL,pel Of Jesus Christ MINISTER STANLEY J. HARRIS "And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry. 1 Timothy 1:12 'TI Middleton High Class 011961 The Middleton High School Clas s of 1961 continues planning for @ its 50th-year reunion. They are soliciting the input of all classmates en for a successful reunion. -t The next meeting will be Saturday, Augu s t 21, 2010, 4 p m at the home of classmate Vernice Jenkins, 16501 Blenheim Dr. N (Windsor P a rk Subdivision). For more information, call (813) 949-g 3952. 0 The birthdays of classmates born in June, July and August will also be celebrated during this meeting. Ralph Rance is chairperson of Reunion Committee. Middleton High Class 011966 The clas s mates of Middleton High Schoof Class of 1966 will wor ship Sunday, August 22 2010, at First Baptist Church of College Hill 29th St and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd Please arrive by 10:30 A. M. We will dine after church at The Urban Culinary Cuisine, 100 Cross Creek Blvd. in New Tampa. Middleton Class 011910 The Middleton Class of 1970 will meet Tuesday, August 24, 2010 6:30 p. m. for one hour at the Palm River Branch Library. For mor e inform a tion, contact Christine B. Poole, or email mid d l e t onclassofl g ?o@ver i z on.n et. G ame night is the third Saturda y at 8 p. m. Anniversarv Service Time Change V ict o ry T a bernacle M B. Church has been celebrating its pas t o r's 8th a nniver sa ry all w eek. The Anniversary Service for Rev. Eugene Sanders on Sunday, August 22nd will be held at 5 p. m., not the time in the ad in this issue. 'TI r-0 ::tJ I en m z ::! z m r-aJ c: rrm ::! z "'tJ c: m r-c;; :::t m c m < m -t c: m en c )> z c Saturday Morning Impartation Service 'TI Breakfast wil be served from 8:30 A. Ill. -9 :45 A. Ill. ::tJ Impartation Service starts@ 10 A.M., Speaker, Pastor Karen Dones. C Dress Code is casual. jeans and 1-shirt, Unveiling Me !-shirts are available from a donation of $10 Conference Registration Fee $25 Resurrecting Generation X Ministries '!"'-. DMI h's GllagDIWDI h's a.aO.I h's Mag Dlwnl Contact Information: elderlane_PBC@yahoo .com Directions : Take Nebraska Ave. towards 1-4, Church will be on left just past Palm Ave. C) m CD I )>


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Election 2010 State Demo Chair Told More Work Needed To Get Vote Out KAREN THURMAN ... Chair, State Democratic Party BY GWENDOLYN HAYES Sentinel Editor When Karen Thurman, Chairman of the Democratic Party for Florida, met with the Sentinel Editorial Board on Monday, she was told that more work needed to be done to get the vote out during this crucial election year. Ms. Thurman, who was flCCompanied by Gayle Andrews, Political Consultant, made stops along the I -4 Cor ridor (she also stopped in St. Pete) to encourage voters to get to the polls in this nonpresidential election year. Later in the day, she was in Orlando and Miami. Ms. Thurman, who served in Congress for 10 years, agreed that this is a critical election year, especially for the Democratic Party. Shere-fleeted on 2006, another crit ical election year, when the Democrats picked up seats in the House. She stated that the hands of State Democratic Parties are tied because their funds for outreach are limited. We have to rely on volunteers and trips that I can take like this to cover several areas at once she explained. Board member, Wilbert Malphus and Publisher Kay Andrews want the party to make more of an e ffort to reach out to the grassroots community. Andrews also suggested to the chair that the Party talk about its positives throughout the state all of the good things they have been able to do for and with Democratic candidates and elected offi cials, instead of counterattacking what other parties are saying. Randolph Kinsey talked about the importance of get ting the African-American vote out. He even suggested that the Party concentrate on a special effort to get the Black vote out. Gayle Andrews told the Board that a Unity Rally is planned in Tampa on August 28 to regionalize the message of the importance of getting out to vote. The Party is in the process of organizing volun teers and has a staff p e rson placed in thi s a rea. 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However, during the years when candi dates for local offices are elected the voter turnout is usually very low. Community Activist Marvin Knight feels that citi zens should be just as concerned about who will make decisions affecting their lives as they are about electing a president. "In 2008, we went to the polls in numbers to vote and we felt good about it. I feel that a lot of positiv e things came out of that election. But, that is not all we have to do, there is more to be done. We must continue to stay in volved in the process, espe cially when we are voting in local races. The local elections are MARVIN KNIGHT ... Urges Others To Vote very important because we choose the people who will make decisions about our lives. I'm appealing to everyone who can to get out and vote. If you don't vote during early voting, then go to the polls on Tuesday. Those wishing to cast bal lots during early voting can visit one of several locations to vote. They include The lo cations are open on Saturday KFORYO FORO ..... between the hours of 9 am o and 5 pm at: the County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 261 h Floor, in down town Tampa; the Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Center, 2514 N. Falkenburg Road; and the Plant <;ity, City Hall, 302 W. Reynolds Street, in Plant City Voters can also visit the public libraries and vote be tween 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. The partic-ipating libraries are Bloomingdale Regional Public Library, College Hill Branch Library, Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library, Jimmie B. 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'T1 ocal Mother Of Murder Victim Citv, countv g Feels Thev Are Ignored Panhandling Wanda Gilchrist wants to know where is the lov e? She is the mother of murder victim, Derek Anderson, and said she feels her family, as well as the family of Harold Wright, another murder victim, have been dis respected b y the media and the people of Tampa. "It seems to us the same man (Dontae Morris) that killed the two officers, isn t the same one who killed Derek and Harold." Ms. Gilchrist sai d s h e spent her entire life sav ing s buryin g her son. This isn t fair. No one reach ed out to us at all. I've been out of wo rk since 2008. I was drawing unemploym ent, but that has stopped. I don' t feel we should have stepped forward and asked for help. Right after Derek was killed, the television stations and newspaper people were in WANDA GILCHRIST our face almost every day. They wanted everything from us about Derek, and we C 2010 AT&T Intellectual Property. AU rights reserved. obliged them. After Morris was arrested and donations started coming in for the po li ce wives, we were ignored. Ms. Gilchrist, who still lives at K enneth Court where her son was killed, said she wants to move b eca use of the memories and fear of something lik e this happening again. Ms. Gilchrist said she thanks Daphne Stephens, who organized a fundraiser for her and Wright's family. Stephens is th e s i ster of Rodney Jones, who was murdered after l eaving th e Cotton C lub Loun ge on June 1 '1 No one h as been charged in th at murder. "Whatever can be raised during the fundraiser will be needed desperatel y "In our minds, the li ve s of our children mean as much to us as the lives of the two offi cers killed." Ordinances Diner When th e City of St. Petersburg imposed a ban on panhandling last month, many of the street people wandered across the bridge to Tampa. On August 41", the Board of County Commissioners ad dressed the problem of panhandling in Hill s borough County, and are working on a new ordinance Currently there is a city or dinance and county ordinance that addresses panhandling. The y differ in some areas, but both address the i ss ue of public safety. According to the City of Tampa's Panhandling Ordi n a nce a violation i s anyone who threatens intimidates, or harasses people for purposes of solicitation. It also specifies that no person under the age of 18 shall participate in any solicitation in the right-of-way, and all so licitation shall occur during daylight hours only. Persons engaging in solicitation rna only engage with motorized vehicles that are lawfully stopped on paved roadway. All persons participating in the solicitation must wear an OSHA or ANSI approved orange or other brightl y colored safety shirt, jacket or vest. The current county ordi nance says soliciting is prohibited on streets, shoulders, roadbeds medians and all other ways open to travel b operators of motorized vehi cles on county highwa y sys tems. The county ordinance also says no person shall be within 'T1 4 feet of the edge of the road rfor the of distributing materials or goods, or solicit-0 ing business or charitable contributions of any kind from the occupant of any mo-z torized vehicle on public roads ::j of Hillsborough County. iij att.com raJ c: r r-z "tJ c: m r-Cii ::::t m c m < m -< -4 c: m en c l> z c 'T1 :!! c It's an aboat cODDectloDS. At AT&T we know access to the lnteme_ t is no longer a luxury. It's how we learn, find jobs, and connect with family and friends. It drives innovation, creates investment, and buRds a stronger community. We believe in endless possibiUties for all That's why we are investing In America, bringing broadband access closet to you. Rethink Possible


Lo-eal 0 a: LL. 0 a: LL. 0 z <( 0 (/') w ::::) 1-> a: w > w 0 w J: (/') :::::i m ::::) 0.. z t= w ...J ...J ::::) m I ...J w z t= z w (/') <( 0 a: 0 ...J LL. <( I .,... w (.!) 'All-Around 6th Grader' Prepares For New Year St. Pete Man Has Spent The Last Year Trvinu To Clear His Name BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter This year, Marquia Trigg will be enterin g the 6th grade at Williams Middle School. She will bring with her all of the knowledge she gained from MacFarlane Park Ele mentary last year, and a cha l lenge of what she needs to do to stay focused and continue being a high achiever. According to her mother, Yolanda Trigg, Marquia developed an interest with playing the violin while she was kindergarten. I thought she was too young at first, but she picked it up so quickly, I just took a MARQUIA TRIGG step back and let her go for it. "Her involvement in sports is something she pick e d up from h e r dad. She watched all the football and other sport ing events with him, and it was only natural she got in volved. Marquia said h e r mother tells her it' s her calling to be a blessing to others. "My most proud moment was when a small group of us play e d for people livin g with HIV /AIDS. I was very proud to do it. Marquia is also an excep tional athlete, and has the dis tinction of being the only Afr i can American girl on an all -b oys baseball team. She has MVP medals from basket ball and plans on trying out for the basketball team at Williams Midd l e School. When it comes to h e r aca demics, Marquia doesn t fall back at all. Aside from her awards as a violinist, she's an honor roll student, and received the President' s Achievement Award. Marquia also participated in the Fine Arts Festival held at the Performing Arts Center where she won an award for her violin performance through MacFarlane Park's International Baccalaureate Program, and an Above And Beyond Performance Excel l ence Award. Marquia's parents are Marion and Yolanda Trigg, and her grandparents are Naomi Trigg and Queen Miller. BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor For the past year, Quentin M. Burney has been trying to clear his name. He has turned down plea bargains, claiming he has done nothing wrong and refuses to tak e a plea. It all began for Burney on June 24, 2009. Testimonies have been given in severa l dep ositions, seve ral court dates have been set and held, several others postponed; trial dates have been set and rescheduled; and, a video of the case disap peared and reappeared Through it all Burney has maintained his innocence. As a routine, Burney, a hauler sa id he d stop at a Rall y BP station on 4th St. No., for coffee, gas and genera l conver sation with the clerk. The morning of June 24 2009, the clerk and a gentleman at the coffee machine were the 2 peo ple in the store, Burney claims. I said to the clerk not loudly, why do the white people don't speak on the north side ? The man said to me 'I'm offended .' I said to him I'm not talking to you, sir, wou ld you please stay out of my business .... This is an A&B conversation." Words continued between the two and Burney said he feared for his life, not knowing this person. Burney pur chased a soda and left the store. Once outside he realized his intention to get gas andre-This Is a F REE pro g rnm for low-Income fa mille and priority I given to the elder! disabled and famlllc with children under age llllvlngln the bomc. turned to the store. Conv e rsation between the 2 gentlemen continued and esca lated. Eventually, Burney was placed under arrest and charged with battery on a law enforcement officer, by an offi cer that Burney' says never identified himself as an officer. According to the St. Peters burg Police Dept. report the law enforcemen t officer involved was an offduty Sher-iffs Deputy Bryant Duncan. The officer told the investigat ing St. Pete police officer, James Griffis, that Burney entered the store yelling ob scenities and that there were numerous customers in the convenience store. The officer also said he told Burney to calm down and identified him self several times as a law en forcement officer. Somewhere during the con frontation, Burney told the of ficer he d have him fired. Available Video The officer taking statements said he reviewed surveillance tapes. When an officer went to get the tape in late October 2009, he was told that a Public Defender unknown) had picked it up. 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Soaps ALL MY CHILDREN-Jesse accompanies Angie to h e r sonogram appointment; Jake talks with Amanda about Angie's plan to hav e him tak e over as chief of staff; Frankie opens up to Madison about what's happening with Angie. David sees Angie hav e an attack that affec ts her vision; Madison t e lls Green lee to leave Ryan alone; Natalia witnesses her brother and Madison sharing a tender moment. AS THE WORLD TURNS -Henry, Will and Paul follow the scen t of s mok e to th e wine cellar; Reid confesses to Luke that h e has been caring for Chris. Chris and Katie make love; Henry asks Barbara an important qu es tion. Lily wants Lucinda out of her life; Janet goes to Avalon Castle with Blackthorn BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL-Steffy is resentful that Ridge didn t initi ally believe h er; Stephanie angrily confronts Brooke about blaming Steffy for the video ; Steffy vows to h e lp Oli ver m end hi s and Hop e's relationship ; Hop e and Liam share a kiss. Oliver s n e aks onto the Forrester estate to see Hope; Aggie consoles Nick after an awkwa rd run-in with Bridget; Nick voices his concern to Aggi e about Jackie and her unconventional m arriage; Amber pokes her nos e int o Bridget Jacki e and Owe n' s busine ss. Owen comp lain s about posing half naked for the Jackie M. photo s h oots; Liam apo logi zes to Steffy, and s h e r e alizes he has an interest in Hope; Oliver tries t o win Hop e ove r again; Ridg e t ells Brook e h e do es n 't want Liam involved with th e ir family DAYS OF OUR LIVES-Brady warns Sami th a t s h e 'll r eg r e t b e ing with EJ; Abe, Justin, and Bo t estify on Hope s behalf while Arianna speaks against h e r ; Brad y t ells EJ abo ut his breakup with Nicole; Justin and Adrienne have an hon est discussion about th e ir r e l atio n ship. Kate h as a flashback of Madeline that r evea ls who Chad's r eal father is; Sami decides to see k o ut Rafe at Nico l e s; EJ informs Arianna that he and Sami are getting marri ed; Vivian tells that Victor s h e wants to do somet hin g for his daughter. Rafe finall y hears the recording of EJ's admission to kidnapping Sydney; Daniel surp1ises Chloe o n h e r bi1thd ay with a change of plans; Carly waits for the paternity-r es t results at St. Mary 's; Stephanie dreams abo ut losing Nathan to Melanie. GENERAL HOSPITAL -Jason counsels Michael to stay out of mob wars; Lulu s l aps Brook after finding her with Dante ; Johnny makes plans to kill Sonny. Ronni e brings Jason and Michael in for ques tioning; Sam concocts a plan to exonerate Jason; Brenda and Sonny may connect over th e phone. Sonny and Johnny have a showdown, and shots are fired; Brenda i s approached to be the fac e of Franco's next art masterpiece ; Dante ma y fall for Brook 's story. ONE UFE TO UFE-Ford may tell John what h e knows about Eli; Brody walks in on Jessica as she's calling her OB about a paternity test; Eli and Blair and David and Dorian decide to h ave a doubl e wedding. Unaware of Ford 's connection to Eli, Inez calls him to help h e r son; David asks Bo to be hi s best man; Cole tells Starr that Hannah is innocent. John, Bo and Nora race to gather the evide nc e r eq uir e d to arrest Eli; John arrests Kelly; Eli tells Blair there's been a change of plans. YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS-Lily finds th e twins godmother; Jana finds h erself jealous of Kevin and Chloe s friendship. Meggie learns about Nikki 's past; Billy and Victoria face an unusual problem. Billy must choose family or love; Christine tells Nina she is l eavi n g Genoa City The Expendables-Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li and Jason Statham pla y a group of mercenaries who are double-crossed durin g a mission Very good fight scenes. Don t miss it! No.1 at Box Office$35M (Budget $70M) [****] The Other Guy-Will Ferrell and Marl Wahlberg star in this comedy about to mismatch cops trying to take it to the next l evel. The movie struggled for laughs until Ferrell s pimp scenes Made $70M. (Budget $10oM) [**Ih] Dinner For Schmucks Wait for the video Made $58M (Budget $69M) [**] Step Up 3-D -An entertaining hip-hop movie about dancers trying to save the neighborhood. Made $ 29M. (Bud get $30M) [***] Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore-Waste of money! Made $35M. (Budget $85M) [ ] Romona and Beezus A good family film and also a best se lling book. Made $21M. (Budget $15M)[***] Salt-Angelina Jolie (Salt) delivers big time in this action spy thriller. Must-See! Made $103M (Budget $noM)[****] Inception Tell Me I'm Not Dreaming This psycho logical thriller directed by Christopher Nolan (Dark Knight) and starring Leonardo Dicaprio is a classic. Made $248M. (Budget $160M) [****] The Sorcerer's Apprentice-A Disney fantasy film star ring Nicolas Cage. Good special effects. Too long (2 hrs/5min) Made $57M (Budget $150M) [***] Despicable Me 2010 best animation over Shrek and To y Story! Kids and adults will love this movie. Made $222M. (Budget$69M) [****] RATINGS **** Very Good I *** Good I ** Average I T Wait For Video "'T1 r 0 :tJ I en m z =1 z m r aJ c: r r m =1 z ., c: aJ c en ::I: m 0 m < m c: m en 0 ),> z 0 "'T1 :tJ 0


0 Entertainment Ervkah Badu Gets Fine, Probation For Dallas Strip In Video ERYKAHBADU DALLAS A city spokesman says singer Erykah Badu has paid a $sao fine and will serve six months of probation for stripping during a music video shoot at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, where President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot in 1963 Badu performed a walking striptease March 13 for her "Window Seat" music video. The video ends with a nude Badu falling to the ground as if she has been shot. Police in April cited her for disorderly conduct after a wit ness made a sworn complaint. A number of children were among the tourists and other random passers-by seen on the video. Dallas city spokesman Frank Librio says Badu paid the fine Friday. Discoverv Commits More cash To Oprah Network a:----...,.,.....,-------. Winfrey has agreed to increase her on-air commitment to the Los Ang e le s based venture -The Oprah Winfrey Network -which i s expe cted to b e l a un c h ed on or before Jan 1. u.. c z w c OPRAH WINFREY Discov e r y prev iou s l y sa id Winfrey would a pp ea r in a primetime trave l se ri es o n OWN call e d "Oprah's N ext Chapter. NEW YORK-Discovery en Communications Inc. agreed ::::i to almost double the funding commitment to its cable neta. work venture with television z talk show host Oprah i= Winfrey, just months ahead of the network s launch. Discovery, w hi c h ow n s a s o perc e nt stak e in OWN, s aid in a regulatory filing that it would increase its funding commitment to $189 million from $100 million. It expects to provide the funding in the form of a revolving loan from Discovery. ...J :J m I ...J w z i= z w en a: 0 ...J u.. 80's Throwback Bash Come Be a part of the 80's Takeover The Biggest throwback party of the year! II!! Relive the days of the Alien, Blue Diamond, The old Manilas, Boogies, And the lounge All combined In one August 28, 2010 Doors open at 9pm $10.00 admission Tickets on sale now Drinks as low as $4.00 CENTRO ASTURIANO .1913 N. Nebraska Ave. Tampa, Fl 33602 For More Info: (813)244.:0930 After Overdose, Fantasia Back To Promoting New CD FANTASIA NEW YORK A week after an overdose, Fantasia is back to promoting her new album. In a statement released Monday, Fantasia says she can t thank my fans enough for their prayers and support during such a challenging time." The singer overdosed on aspirin a nd oth e r pills at her home in Charlotte, N.C. last week. Her manager says she wasn t trying to kill herself, but police believed the y were responding to a suicide attempt. The over dose came da y s after a woman accuse d Fantasia in court documents of having an affair 'vv ith h e r husband The f o rm e r A m eric an Idol winne r will m a k e TV a pp e ar a nces, i n cluding s t o p s a t "Good Mornin g A m eric a a nd Li ve with R e gi s & K e lly ," in the next coupl e w e ek s to pro mot e h e r third album The CD, titl e d Ba c k to Me, i s out on Aug. 24. lil wavne sued Over Blackballing former Manager And Unpaid fees LILWAYNE Young Money CEO Lil' Wayne is finding himself back in legal trouble, this time not for criminal charges but a civil case that could cost him millions. In a law suit filed b y Lil' Wayne's former manager Melissa Philipian and the White Tid e s Entertainment Group, Wayne has stiffed them out of their rightful per centage from the $200 million he earned while a client Although this case was settled in 2006 out of court for $375 ,000 after Lil' Wayne accused the company of forg ing his signature and disputed having a contract with White Tides, Philipian claims that new evidence has surfaced in a YouTube video that shows the rapper lied under oath. Hoben Wilson, Bassist For The Gap Band, Dies NEW YORK -Robert Wilson, who as the bassist for the funk and R&B group the Gap Band had a string of hits including "You Dropped a Bomb On Me," has died He was 53. He died at his home Sunday in Palmdale, Calif., outside of Los Angeles. He is believed to have died of a heart attack, said Karen Lee, publicist for his brother and Gap Band singer Charlie Wilson. Wilson provided the bass backbone for the trio, which also included another brother, Ronnie. The group, orig inally from Tulsa, Okla., first hit the charts in 1979 with the songs "Shake" and "Open Your Mind (Wide). They had their biggest success in the 1980s, though, with hits like Outstanding, You Dropped a Bomb On Me," "Oops Upside Your Head" and "Yearning for Your Love ," among others. ROBERT WilSON "My brother Robert was a bad boy on the bass," Charlie Wilson said in a statement released Monday. "We shared a bond as brothers, musicians and friends. I loved him, and losing him is difficult for both Ronnie and I. The music world has lost a very talented man." Robert Wilson had been touring for the past few weeks, including a stop in his hometown of Tulsa.


Entertainment Waka Flocka Stages Dive Into Crowd, Falls To The Floor WALAFLOCKA ATLien bred rapper Waka Flocka Flame attempted to stage dive at his show in Minnesota and ended up laying on the floor for two min utes. In the video, you watch as Flocka carefully plans to jump. After jumping and crowd surfing for a measly few seconds, the crowd gives way and Waka falls to the floor. Even more interesting than the fact that Flocka fell, was that members of his entourage continued to dive in the crowd on top of the rapper as if diving into a swimming pool. Although no one was injure d once security was able to remove the fans and crew from around Flocka, h e gave fans love and contin ued his set. Bow Wow To Work At Foot locker To Promote Film BOW WOW Bow Wow is set to don the trademark striped uniform of Foot Locker employees to promote his upcoming film. The Cash Money rapper is scheduled to work at the chain's flagship New York location as part of his promo campaign for his film 'Lottery Ticket. Bow will appear in the film alongside Ice Cube, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton, Loretta Divine, Terry Crews, Mike Epps and TPain as he plays a disgrun tled Foot Locker employee who discover s that be has a winning lott ery ticket worth $350 million dollars. Lottery Ticket hits theaters today, Friday, August 20. uunntAn & Men ,.,.. .. ..... a.,u., & Sizes Welcomed! Ages Years Old $50 Registration Fee Winner To Receive: Role In Movie $500.00 In Cash, Prizes, & Modeling NellvTo Be Featured In Fitness Video NELLY Already a multi-platinum rapper, energy drink mogul and clothing lin e executive, Nelly can now add fitness instructor to hi s list of accom plishments. The St. Lunatic, will be the first VIP featured in a new lin e of workout DVDs enti tled Cel ebrity Sweat coming out this fall. Featuring work outs taught b y well-known athletes and celebrities, th e DVD will attempt to bridge the gap betw ee n popular culture and fitness. Nelly who ha s alwa ys been active in the gym and in sports said that since he began seriously working out, doing a fitness video has been an aspiration of his. KanveCalls Swizz Beatz The 'Best Producer OIAIInme' KANYEWEST R ecen tly, Kanye West took it upon himself to l e t the whole world (via twitter) know that h declares Swizz Beatz the greatest producer of all time. After hi s recent comments about Nicki Minaj having the potential to b e the 2nd best rapper of all time behind Eminem, Kanye has bee n inspired after listening to some Swizz Beatz tracks. Stallone: van Damme Refused To lose To li In 'Expendables' Fight Jean-Claude Van Damme refused to appear in Sylvester Stallone's allstar action film "The Expendables" because he would have to lose a fight to Jet Li. Stallone corralled a hitlist of Hollywood hard men to appear in the film, but "Universal Soldier" star Van Damme turned him down, because the Belgian martial arts expert failed to get the movie 's satirical undertones. Stallone told Britain's Sunday Times, I wanted to set Jean-Claude against JEAN-CLAUDE VANDAMME Jet Li, but he didn't want to lose to Jet. Foxv Brown's Brother Arrested For Fraud ., r-0 :a The brother of rapper Foxy Brown was arrested last Sunda y for attempting to steal designer clothes. Gavin "Pretty Boy" Marchand was arrested in Manhattan for allegedly using a stolen cred it card to purchase designer clothes from th e Hermes Store on Madison Avenue He was in possession of a forged American Express card which he used to purchase almost $8,ooo worth of clothes An accomplice of Marchand's allegedly attempted to use the card, but upon exiting the store, they were approached b y police. The two men and their driver Derwin Benoit, ended up le ading police on a go-mph chase, before they finally pull ed over and surrendered. (/) m z :::i z m r-1 m c: r rm :::i z "tJ c: m FOXY BROWN I en :::1: Marchand, older brother m of Foxy Brown, also bad a C stint as her manager-/ spokesperson. m He was also the executive producer of her "Broken -f Silence album C: When asked for a response rn regarding the incident involv-C ing her brother, Foxy was quoted as saying I don' t :r> know anything about that. Z c ., :a c


<( I co T"" w (!) Favre savs Shot At Super Bowl Brought Him Back To Vikings BRETIFAVRE EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. As far as Brett Favre was concerned, he was finished Last we saw the 40-year-old quarterback in action, he was barely able to walk off the Superdome turf, his body aching from the beating the New Orleans Saints delivered in January 's NFC title game. Favre was one pla y away from his goal -taking the Minnesota Vikings to the Super Bowl when he threw an interception in the final minute of regulation, then watched from the sidelines as the Saints kicked the winning field goal in overtime. Ryan Longwell, Steve Hutchinson and Jared Allen, his three closes t friends on the team, unexpectedly arrived at his doorstep on Monday night "We need an answer, yes or no," they told Favre. "We re e ither going home with you or moving on without you So h e r e we are, with Favre about to start his 2oth NFL season. Jets' Rvan: Dungv unfairlv Judged' TONY DUNGY And REX RYAN CORTLAND, N.Y.-Rex Ryan wants Tony Dungy to know he's more than just a foul-mouthed coach. Dungy criticized the New York Jets coach earlier this week for his Rex-pletive-filled appearance on the premiere episode of HBO's "Hard Knocks. The thing is, I've been a big admirer of Tony Dungy, and I'm sure a lot of people are," Ryan said Wednesday. I felt that h e unfairl y judged m e, and th a t was disa ppointing to me." Dungy, a devout Christian told "Th e Dan Patrick Show on Monda y that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell should t alk to Ryan about his excessive cursing b eca u se I just don' t think th e league n eeds that. Dungy, who won a Supe r Bowl with Indianapolis is an NFL ana lyst for NBC. Ryan said h e called Dungy and left a message that included his telephone num ber, and anticipated hearing back from him. Redskins Alben Havneswonh Sidelined Again ALBERT HAYNESWORTH ASHBURN, VA Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth has been sidelined for another practice, this time with lingering effects from dehydration. Haynesworth was a spectator again during Wednesday's workout. He stood to the side, flipping through the pages of a play book titled "Washington R edskins Defense 2010 Training Camp. Haynesworth had to stop practicing early during Tuesday s session. Coach Mike Shanahan said he didn t think at the time that it was heat-relate d because Haynesworth was only out there for about 10 minutes. The trainers later said Haynesworth was indeed dehydrated Ex-Eagle Westbrook Signs With 49ers SANTA CLARA, CA Brian Westbrook so wants to be part of a winning team that he accepted a BRIAN backup job WESTBROOK across the country with the San Francisco 49ers The 49ers signed the free agent running back to a oneyear deal Monday with a reported $1.25 million guaranteed, giving Westbrook the second chance he's been seeking in recent months. The St. Louis Rams, Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins were other teams considering Westbrook, who ultimately said hl.s decision wasn't all about money at this stage. San Francisco finished 8-8 last season and will settle for nothing less than reaching the playoffs this year. Sign-And-Trade Most likelv For Anthonv What is the fate of Carmelo Anthony? The most likely scenario would be a sign-CARMELO and-trade. ANTHONY Anthony would sign the Nuggets $65 million offer and then Anthony and his agent, Leon Rose, would work with the Nuggets to find a trading partner. Most teams trading for Anthony won't likely do the deal unless he' s already signed to the extension. The Nuggets would also want him signed because it would increase Melo's trade value. Anthony is believed to want to play on the East Coast where he grew up. His wife yearns for the big-city spotlight, and in all likelihood the Knicks and Nets would be two franchises who would be interested.


Sports :x:1 James Wilder Jr. Commits_ To FSU, Spurns Fl And GA Wallace, Pierce Spar Over 'Sheed Retirement Talk PAUL PIERCE And RASHEED WALLACE JAMES WILDER, JR. Paul Pierce isn't buying that Rasheed Wallace is done. When asked by CSNNE.com about whether hi s NBA career was indeed wrapped up, Wallace responded, "like Christmas." James Wilder Jr. just committed to attending Florida State University next Fall. With James Wilder Jr. attending Florida State, he has created a whole host of new fans who can't wait to see him take the field. In that same instance, though, Wilder may have created a whole new set of people who also want to see him fail when he finally takes the field. Wilder is considered to be the best running back in high school football right now, but maybe that isn't saying a whole lot when he is just heading into his senior year of high school. Still, any college landing a player with his raw tools is gaining an advantage, and Florida State just gained that advantage. But there were also some losers on Wednesday night. It seemed like Wilder was going to commit to play for the Georgia Bulldogs or Florida Gators. Both SEC schools thought that they were just battling with eac h other to get Wilder to commit, but instead he has spurned them both to join Florida State for the 2011 col lege football season. Wallace declined to comment further, but all indica tions are that the former All Star will call the Boston area home for most, if not all of this seaso n As long as Wallace remains in the area, rumors about a possible return won't totally go away despite the Celtics waiving him last week and him indicating that he is indeed retired. You can count Pierce among those who thinks a Wallace return to the Celtics will happen sometime prior to the playoffs, despite Wallace insisting that he's done play ing. FOUR WHEEL ALIGNMENT .991;-, .... 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"I expect to hear that for a while." Wade's World Foundation will hold events involving more than 1,000 children. "But kids are fans of the game of basketball and fans of certain players as well. They think it's cool in a way. It's moreso the adults who don't understand why you didn t c hoose their cities." Wade became a free agent July 1, and met with the Bulls twice, eventually conceding that he was deeply torn between offers from Miami and Chicago Even his family couldn't come to a consensus on where the 2006 NBA finals MVP should spend the next few seasons playing. Chris Bosh picked Miami Wade quickly decided to join him and one day later, LeBron James gave the DWYANEWADE Heat a triple sweep of the three biggest prizes available during this summer's freeagent period. So now, Wade finds himself in the delicate balance of enjoying Chicago rwhile trying to avoid the city's disappointment. c "What ever jersey I'm wear-)> ing, I'm still here," Wade said. I'm still in the commu-z nity I think I'm doing some-=! thing impactful and bigger than the game of basketball It r;had nothing to do with llJ Chicago. It had nothing to do with the Chicago Bulls. It had everything to do with Miami -t and what we had a chance to Z do down there. "'tJ So far, Wade-who hosts 5j two basketball camps in C Chicago, plus has a mother en who holds events at her ffi church in the city -said the C support he's seen from his hometown has been unwaverm ing. -t -----------------------------------------------c: Haslem's Anornev: NBA Plaver Will Be Vindicated m en c )> z c :x:l MIAMI A p a ssenger in Udonis Haslen.'s v e hicle told the Florida Highway Patrol that marijuana found after a weekend traffic stop on a South Florida highway was his. The Miami Heat forward s lawyer believes that should vindicate the NBA veteran Eric Schwartzreich, Haslem's attorney, said Monday that the State Attorney s Office is reviewing the arrest paperwork, a process that should be completed in the coming days. Haslem was arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with possessing more than 20 gram of marijuana a third degree felony, along with four counts of possessing drug paraphernalia Haslem was freed from custody late Sunday night. Haslem's 2008 Mercedes sedan was arched multiple time and marijuana was eventually found in a blue nylon bag that the Heat player's passenger, Antwain Fleming, said belonged to UDONIS HASLEM him. Both were transported into police custody. Court records show Fleming faces a charge of possessing less than 20 grams of marijuana, a firstdegr e misdemeanor. Its unclear wh Haslem could face the stiffer charge. Haslem s car worth mor than $1oo, ooo may face forfeiture according to court records. 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Funerals c a: LL. 0 z c( c en w :::> 1-> a: w > w c w :I: en :J m :::> a.. z i= w ..J ..J :::> m ..:.. w z i= z w en c( c a: 0 ..J LL. MRS.AZALEE REED HILL The homegoing celebration for Mrs. Azalee Reed Hill of Tampa, who transitioned peacefully at home on Sunday, August 15, 2010, will be held Saturday, August 21, 2010, at 11 a. m. at the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 405 North Oregon Avenue, Tampa, 33606, with Rev. Dr. Henry J. Lyons, servant/teacher, and Reverend Irma S. Bozeman, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Mrs. Hill was born in Blackville, South Carolina, and lived in Tampa for 87 years. She was a licensed practical nurse and served with distinction at Clara Frye Memorial Hospital and Tampa General Hospital for 37 years. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Willie H. Hill; parents, Isadore and Bessie Reed; and son, Kenneth C. Hill. She leaves to cherish many fond memories of her life: four children, Ronald Brown and wife, Cindy, Bettye Hill-Davis, Freddye L. Hill, and Keith Roberts and wife, Lisa; a devoted brother, Isadore (Billy) Reed, Jr. and wife, Dorothye; a daughter in-Jaw, Cristina Hill; sister-in-Jaw, Marietta Fuller; grandchildren, Reginald Brown, Eric Brown, Warren Davis, Keith Duhart, Hillary Davis, Douglas Roberts, Ricardo Hill, Roni Lyn Brown, Kopano Hill, Nia Roberts, Rian Brown and Tina Harris; great grandchildren, Morgan Brown and Khalif Duhart; nieces, Monica ReedBenton, Dori Reed-Blanc and husband, Eric, Joyce White, Stacey Fuller and Vickie Edwards and husband, Terry; a nephew, Jeffrey Mieldon; grand nieces, Alexandria Benton and Kendal Blanc; grand nephew, Eric Blanc, II; cousins, Gloria Howard, George Howard, Kevin Howard, Sean Howard, Sharyl McCrary and husband, Bernard, Helen. Thompson, Rev. Irma Bozeman, Eldrin Thompson, Dr. Eleanor Traylor; godchildren, Tony Davis and Jameshia Harris; devoted friends, Pearlie M. Dasher, James and Mozelle Rhodes, Althea Davis, Fannie Epperson, VIrginia Morris, Mary and Charles Lenore, Shirley Monroe, Annie Little, Ann Hawkins, Wynie Best, Beulah Campbell, Curtis and Arlear Dexter, Teasie Blasingame and Christine Ellis; devoted caregivers, Margaret O'Neal, Delecia Kim White and Betty Addison; and the LifePath Hospice Burgundy Team. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, August 20, 2010, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 North Howard Avenue, Tamfa, 33606. The family will receiVe friends from 6:30 -7:30 p. m. Friends are asked to assemble at New Salem Missionary. Baptist Church, 405 North c( Oregon Avenue, Tampa, 0 33606, at 10:45 a. m., August N 21,2010. w Arrangements entrusted to e, RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL a..C:C HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. Mrs. Erma Armst1ong, a long-time resident of Tampa, passed away at Wuesthoff Hospice Care Center, Rockledge, FL, on Sunday, August 15,2010. M1s. Armstrong was the eldest of six children. She was born to Henry and Alma Chambes on Novembe 12, 1916, in Edison, GA. Due to failing health, Mrs. Armstrong had been living with her son and daughter-inlaw in Viera, FL, since June 2009. She is sm'Vived by: her son, Bob Thornton (Judith); sisters, Altomese Anderson of Tampa, and Ruby ldlett (Charlie) of New Jersey; grandchildren, Donna Thornton and Robynn Howie (Leonard) of Maryland, and Dr. J. Daryl Thornton (Julia); daughter-in-law, Marie Thornton of Ohio; six great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and devoted friends. Mrs. Armstrong was preceded in death by: her husband of forty-nine years, Jenkins Armstrong; son, John Thornton; granddaughter, Deborah Thornton; brother, John Chambers; and sisters, Katie Chambers and Wyolene Jenkins. A joyful celebration of her life will be held at the House of Restoration Church of God, Inc., 1603 E Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, Elder Arthur L. Green, Jr., officiating, Saturday, August 21 2010. The remains will repose at the church beginning at 11 a. m. until the start of services at 12 noon. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers, which she loved very much, the family requests that a contribution in Mrs. Armstrong's name be made to: Wuesthoff Hospice Care Center, P. 0. Box 565002, Roc.kledge, FL, 32956-9928. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Stone Funeral Home, 516 King Street, Cocoa, FL 32922. "The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself" (813) 248-1921 MRS. CARLA RENEE HAMPTON MITCHELL Homegoing services for Mrs. Carla Renee Hampton Mitchell will be held Saturday, August 21, 2010, at 1 p. m. at Faith and Truth Revealed Ministry, 5012 E. Broadway, Tampa, Pastor Dwight Brown, officiating. Mrs. Mitchell was born to the late Nathan Hampton, Sr. and the late, Viola HamptonBrooks. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Horace Hampton. She graduated from King High School. She became a nurse's aide until her illness. She met and married Michael A. Mitchell and to that union one child was born, Myeishia N Mitchell. She leaves to mourn her precious memories: a loving husband, Michael A. Mitchell; daughter, Myeishia N. Mitchell; 3 brothers, Nathan Hampton, Jr., Jason Hampton (Monique) and Anthony Hampton (Marquita); 5 sisters Doris Jacobs (Rexie), Debbie Phelps (John), Natalie Hampton, Cynthia Graham (John) and Bennita Gowins sister-in-law, Futura Pierce (Eddie); brother-inlaw, Willie Mitchell; 12 nephews, 20 nieces and 7 great nieces; great aunt, Mamie Bowers, Savannah, GA; the Black family and the Johnson family; best friend, Jenny Wimberly; Sheilia Mazon, the Davis family, the entire Deleuil family; and too many more to mention. Viewing will be held Friday, August 20, 2010, from 5-8 p. m. at Faith And Truth Revealed Ministry, 5012 E. Broadway, Tampa. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Family and friends are requested to meet at the church at 12:30 p. m. on Saturday, August 21, 2010. Arrangements entrusted to Westside Funeral Home, 704 11th Street West, Palmetto, FL, 34221, (941) 722-4960. Family Owned & Operated Everett-Derr & Anderson Funeral Home 5117 North 22nd Street Tampa, Florida 33610 RAYMOND ANDERSON LF. D 813-237-5775 Personalized Funeral Services Shipping & Cremation < >ur hun i lv Can i\'kd 'r our 1-"i.11nilv's Needs ut ur Newly Enhanced Website At: flsentinel.com MS. JOSEPHINE JAMES HICKS Homegoing celebration for Ms. Josephine James Hicks of Tampa, will be held Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 11 a. m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street, with Minister Eddie Reid, Jr., officiating. Ms. Josephine James Hicks, daughter of the late Mr. John James and Mrs. Mary Bell Morris-Strowder, was born on August 25, 1941, in Albany, Georgia. Josephine attended the public schools in Albany, after which she moved to Tampa. Josephine worked most of her adult life as a laundry worker in the Towne's and Pioneer Cleaners which are local to the Tampa Bay Area. Towards the end of her work tenure, she also worked as a lunchroom aide at Robles Elementary School. In her retirement years, Josephine was dedicated as the now oldest sister to draw closer to her family and to set a fine example for her daughter, younger siblings, nieces and nephews and that she did. She was very caring and giving of herself to others. Our sweet Josephine departed this earthly life on Friday, August 13, 2010, leaving fond memories to: her .loving daughter and only child, Johnnie Mae Williams; her former husband and dear friend, Willie Hicks; and her godchildren, Jeanie and Charles; and let's not forget her car who she also thought was human and proudly called it, "Lil Joe." Josephine is survived by: her brothers, An.nise Harris and Leroy Strowder, Jr. (Sandra); sisters, Henry Lee Perkins, Dorothy Ann Strowder and Mary Strowder (Wayne); nephews, Eddie Scott (Linda), Johnny Harris, Kenny Harris, Edward Reed (Cheryl), Roosevelt Reed, Martea Callaway (Cathy), Calvin Perkins, Jr., Leroy Strowder, III (Gladys), her 'Heart' Keith Strowder, Dartavius Garland, Eddie Scott, Jr., Edward Reed, Jr. and Dietrich Reed; nieces, Wanda Beauvais (James), JoAnn Reed-Avery, Luciana Warren (Bobby), Venitra Stewart, Tarrah Johnson, Felicia Scott Harrell, Calvina Bostick, Sarah Avery, Darlene Griffi.n (Jarrod), Richardene Whitaker, Trina Sledge, Tenruth Scott, Janae Harrell, Jordan Harrell, Faith Parham, Alicia Dooley, Shareka Dooley, Deborah Dooley, Erica Reed, Cadedra Reed, Keshonda and Kimberly Strowder and LaVon Robinson Teresa Harris, Peter Harris, Ann Marie Cole and Kay Elizabeth Snyder and Brenda Reed; best friends, Elaine Johnson and Addie Boyd; close friends, Mary Jan1es, Willie B. Packer Willie Bellanty, Rosalind Slaton (Lawrence), Eddie Reed, Sr., John Avery, Brenda Reed, Shantana Johnson, Chervernica Youns, Bernadette Wlggins (Pop), Verna Cromartie (Glover), Vicki Young (Val), Kevin Kirkland (Joeni), Arvin Morris (Joyce) Henry Henley (Nat), Bernard Boyd (Dana), Kim Jackson (Tarshee), Mattie Harris and Rosemary Hornsby and the Morris Family; and a host of other nieces, nephews, 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, August 20, 2010, at Wilson Funeral Home. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 10:45 a.m., Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www. wilsonfuneralhome.com BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM ROSA LEE FOWLER Again, it's your birthday and a party is going on in our hearts for you. We miss you and will forever love you: Roosevelt, Theresa, Larry, Wayne, Rhonda and the rest of the family. IN LOVING MEMORY GEORGEW. KENNEDY 9/9/1935-8/20/2009 Its' been a year since God called you home to be with Him. We loved you, but God loves you best. We will forever hold you in our hearts until we are together again. Sadly missed by wife, Celestine and family.


., BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM IN LOVING MEMORY MARIO ANTWAN BOUYER 8/20/83 -4/30/2000 Happy birthday to the one who touched the hearts of all who knew him. Never to be forgotten any day of the year; he was called home to be With our Lord. We continue to celebrate the life you shared with us. Happy birthday, Mario, this is your day! We love you forever and miss you like crazy. We know you are smiling down on us. Sadly missed by: your brothers. Alvin, Jr., King, III and Prince; sister, Nicole; mother and stepfather, Sharon and King House; the Bouyer, the Brooks and Smith families; and a host of relatives and friends. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM LELIA S. WILLIAMS November 22, 1922-August 22, 2002 Mama Said There'll Be Days Like This, There'll Be Days Like This My Mama Said. In 1961, the highly acclaimed girl group, The Shirelles and 1996 inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recorded the hit song, "Mama Said." The lyrics tell us, "Mama said there'll be days like this ... everything going fine, but ... days when chapel bells are callin' for everyone but -a me!" Are you there in one of those days? But "Mama said, Hey! Don't you worry now." Don't worry! Why? Because Mam. a said, Take your burdens to the Lord; He will take care of you and the day! What about tomorrow? Well, she said, He holds tomorrow and all the days to come. Listen, 'Mama said, Hey! Don't you worry now." Because she knew what Jesus promised, and He said, "I will never leave you or forsake you." Now, I understand why Mama said don't worry, she and Daddy are forever with Him! The question is, Are YOU? Goodnight Mama, we will see you in the morning! Juanita, Leatricia, Earliest, Valretha, Maggie, Norma, Michelle and grandchildren. IN MEMORIAM FRANKL. CARTER It has been ten years; gone, but not forgotten. Missed by your wife, Earnestine, children and grandchildren. The Carter family. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM VERONICA MONCUR MILLS 8-22-2010 In honor of you, the greatest woman of my life, my sweet deceased wife. Love. your husband, RonnieMUls. JULIUS 'DOCHEE' KNIGHT 12/7/50-8/23/95 It's been 15 years since you've passed and you are still missed and very much loved. With loving thoughts of you always. Wife, Re'Na Knight and family. IN MEMORIAM JOSEPH PATRICK GRIMSLEY October 8 1971 -August 19, 2007 It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone. For part of us went with you, the day God took you home. Loving you always and forever. Your Fauly. CRISIS PRICES JOHN HARMON LFD.813 626-8600 JAMFS IIARMONLFD 5002 N. 40th Street Tampa, Florida 33810 in funeral services for over 70 years. Ray Williams Funeral Home Rhodes. Northern, Owners 301 N. Howard Avenue FL 33806 c: C) c: N 9 N 0 ...... 0 ., r-0 :::0 a )> t/) m z ::! z m r-1 tD c: rr-z c: tD r-c;; ::I: m c m < m -4 c: m t/) c )> z c ., c


Memoriams/Cards of Thanks/Funeral 0 N t(IJ ::I "' ::I ld Devean Duley and 18-month-old Ja'Van Duley dead in the back seat strapp d into their car eats. Ac ording to police reports, th entire incident "wreaked of foul p l ay Offic r tate that not on l y was Ms. Duley not wet, but th r were no sign of any type of accid nt on th road way. Accord in g to poli e, Duley said that sh was di traught" after a dispute she alleg dly had with her own mother and SHAQPAN DULEY decided to kill her children b putting h r hand over their mouth. Williams ay that at that point Duley then trapped the ch_ildren into her car and drov th ehicl into the river. Duley ha b eJi cl1arg d with two ount o f _murder and l aving th e n fan a cid nt. Shaquan Duley mad a teaiful first appearanc Wedu -day in a South arolina ourtroom to fa murder charges in th d ath of her two so11s, h rlav. r aid.


Crime Robberv suspect Sought Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies are looking for a man they believe robbed two businesses. Deputies report that on the evening of August 16th, a man entered the Subway Restaurant on Citrus Park Dri ve, armed with a g un and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk complied with the gunman w ho fled on foot. On Wednesday morning, deputies said the same man entered the Papa John's Pizza on Gunn Highway armed with a gun and demanding money The clerk in that business complied with the man who fled on foot. In both robberies, d eputies said the suspect was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt with a fishnet style stocking mask. The suspect is described as a Blac)< male, 20 to 25 years old, 5' 4" to 5 '9" tall and weighing between 120 and 180 pounds. Anyone with information i s asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office at (813) 247-82oo or Crime stoppers at 1-800-873-84 77. UNCLE SANDY ... It's so easy to blame 8, 10, 14, 19 someone else for problems 22, 28, 32, 35 you've created 2, 6, 11, 20. "CALL RICKY'' AUTO ACCIDENT HELPLINE: Injured? Need a Doctor? Lawyer? CALL RICKY r-----: ( 8 1 31 892-8193 i Or Email : Ava i lable 24 Hrs./Day FREE Consultation RICKY E. WILLIAMS WARREN DAWSON 221-1800 1461 Ta01pa Park Plaza @Nebraska Ava. & scan St. -,, h of J s :ic: 'cr no: oc bJsd sole', uoor de Jy .. cr'\c c::E .. .. J ... c c,:c Woman Holding Infant Anacked With Hatchet CINDERELLA LA VINE GULPORT-On Monday, Gulfport Police arrested a woman they said used a hatch e t to hit and rob another woman. Police reported that Cinderella Lavine, 31, fol lowed the victim as she got off a bus s truck h er on the shoul der with a hatchet, and sto l e h er purs e During the attack police said the victi m was h olding her month-old-baby and the hatchet almost hit the infant, police said. Police said Lavine had her 6-year-old daughter with her during the attack. Lavine faces eight charges, including two counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and robbery with a deadly weapon. She is being held without bail and the state took custody of her daughter. Man Who Killed 8-Year-Oid Jumping Rope: Didn't Care STESHAWN BRISCO ... shot Tanaja Stokes (Left) and Ariana Jones (Right) CHICAGO -A man that admitted to polic e h e killed an 8-yearold jumping rope expressed his nonchalance for the murder to police saying, We didn' t care. We let the who l e .40 clip go. Steshawn Brisco, 17 is the first suspect arrested in connection with the murder of Tanaja Stokes who was jumping rope outside of her Chicago home when men rode by on bicycles and shot her and her cousin 7-year -old Ariana Jones in the head aiming for a group of nearby males. Jones is still hospitalized from h e r injuries while Stokes was killed instantly. Police are still searching for Brisco's accomplice who tl1ey believe is a minor well known in the community. 0 Man Accused 01 Dating, Choking Pregnant 14-Year-Oid > c: G) c: CJ) -i 1\) 0 ST. PETERSBURG -On Monday, St. Petersburg police arrested a 24-year-old man on charges he beat and choked a pregnant 14-year old girl who police said was having sex with him and is carrying his child. According to reports, Joseph F. Brown has denied the allegations and reportedly told police he never hit the girl or tried to have sex with her. He accused her of lying and try ing to ruin his life. Police said the victim reported she and Brown had been dating for the past nine months. She also allegedly said she was preg nant with Brown's child and he knew it. An officer said the victim confessed to using a home pregnancy test, but her pregnancy had not been confirmed by a doctor. The victim told police she and Brown argued Monday about him leaving. He allegedly shoved her, JOSEPH BROWN punched her in the stomach slapped her, then climbed on top of her and allegedly choked her with both hands. The victim called police three hours later, and police said she had no visible injuries. Brown had injuries and he told officers they came from a recent fight. 0 Brown was arrested on charges of lewd and lascivi-ous battery and domestic en battery involving strangula-g] tion. He is being held without ::::! bond on the charges. r-1 m c: rrm ::::! z "tJ One Arrested, Two Being c;; sought For Auto Then ST PETERSBURG-The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office reports that deputies arrested one man and two others are being sought in connection with an armed robbery of a customer at a gas station/convenience store Wednesday morning. Deputies said one of the three suspects, Frankie James Blacknell, Jr., 21, was arrested after a pursuit. A stolen vehicle, a gun and other stolen property was recovered. At 3:38 a.m., deputies responded to an armed robbery at Rally Station on Ulmerton Road. The victim Cornelius Richards.on, reportedly told deputies he drove to the station to buy gas. When he l eft his vehicle, h e was approached by two gunmen, one armed with a handgun and the other with a shotgun. Deputi s reported that th armed men demanded Richardson hand over his money and jewelry. They also took his cell phone and his pants. All three suspects fled in a beige SUV that was spotted by a deputy shortly after the FRANKIE BLACKNEIL, JR. robbery. He followed the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. Three suspects bailed out of tl1e vehicle, but a deputy was able to catch Blacknell. Blacknell has been charged with fleeing and eluding, resisting arrest without violence, grand theft auto, felon in possession of a firearm, armed robbery and on an outstanding warrant for battery. ;g The investigation is contin-G> uing as deputies attempt to m locate the remaining two su -pects. ):.


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Organizations Host Political Forum Three a rea organizations pulled together to host a political forum for th e community to learn more about candidates. The Hillsborough County Democratic Black Caucus, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, and Michelle B. Patty hosted the forum at the First Baptist Church of College Hill. The Reverend Evan Burrows is the senior pastor. The forum was e ntitl e d ':4. Debate About Your Future, and featured County Commission Distric t 3 candidates Valerie Goddard, Lesley "Les" Miller and incumbent, Kevin White; a nd Florida Attorney General candidates Dave Aronberg and Dan Gelber. The event has been termed successful. (Photos by Jerry Brunson and Sylvester Harris) Moderator Charles Golston and deaf signer Derelyn Roberts. Neighborhood Watch Committee members Ruth Fleming, Gloria Smart and Ida E. Johnson were in attendance. The gentlemen from the Neighborhood Watch Committee are Jerry Balloon, Herman Monroe, Dr. Aaron Smith, Perry Everett, Bryant Everett and Levi Fleming. Quentin Robinson, Chloe Co ney and Titiana Denson. 1 v t i. ,.1 County Commission District 3 candidates: Kevin White, Lesley Miller and Valerie Goddard. Florida Attorney General candidates Dave Aronberg and Dan Gelber. From left, Dr. Samuel Wright, Chloe Co ney, Janee Murphy Heddie Sumpter, Yolanda Anthony and State Representative Betty Reed. Florida Attorney General Candidate Dan Gelber with Selphenia Me'Shay Holiday and Selphenia HudsonShields. Carol Byrd, Deacon Smilley and Dr. H. Bruce Miles, Chair of Florida Democratic Black Caucus. Yareem Burnes Timothy J. Kemp tmd "King Cobra" Felton. Y ette L. and Herbert and L u ella Carrington, Jr. attended th forum.


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Birthda Greetin s We're Addicted Hear Ye, Hear Ye Tampa's Cutest Kid Turns 1 l> For life! ROCK And RODNEY Happy birthday to my 1st lady, wife, lover and friend. There is no explanation needed she's the apple of my eye and I'm a lr eady taken. True love Never Dies MR. And MRS. WILLIAMS I carry your heart with me and I'm never without it. There could be no world without you in my world! Happy birthday. I love you from, your husband, Rodney. Sentinel Bulletin Ear\ Jr LIL 1YKE / ROOKIE c en -i I\:) 0 I\:) 0 ..... 0 "TT r-0 :0 c l> en m z z m r;III c r rm z "'tJ c OJ. r-(i) ::r: m c m Truly our blessings from above. Earl Eugene Day Jr. celebrating is first birthday on August 18, with family and friends. < Happy birthday, "Rookie." Wishing you many more. From, your proud parents, Earl and Edrika; and your grandmother, Mae Day. -< -i Binhdav Celebration JEROME SCOIT, SR. Happy birthday on August 19. W e'll eel brat Friday, August 20 at the club with friends and family Happy birthday, Big Money Jerome Scott, Sr. c .-------------------------------------, m en Happv Birthdav Kid DEA. And SIS. WILL (GEORGIA) CLEMONS It's said in life we wear man hats. You choose to wear the hats of a child of God de oted wife and lov ing mother ... The look so goodon ou. We love ou. Will Yoli Kay DeAle and thekid. EOAKGRAP U Pick 9802 Joe Ebert (813) 857-4586 c ?< l> z c "TT c ?<


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Su nda.Y School __________ 1 Reioice And Have Peace This week s lesson comes from Paul 's letter to the Philippian church chapter 4 verses 1 through 14. Paul's main theme in these verses is to exhort the people to have peace in their life. One of the most important things a person can have in life is peace People want peace in their homes, on their job, in school, and most of all in church. If you can't have peace in church, where can you have it? Paul writes to the church and mentions a disagreement be tween two women. He desires for them to be of the same mind of the Lord (vs. 2). Confusion comes when there are two opposing views and wills. These two ladies are church going ladies. These ladies are ladies who engage and support in ministry. While they have these things in common their differences have caused a prob lem. Paul helps them in an indirect but yet very direct way. He mentions to a fellow labore r to help them (vs. 3). Paul helps them by alluding to the truth that they have a lot in common. They are both in ministry and they both are working for the Lord. The church folk today must understand that their purpose is not to carry out their own will, but they are working to accom plish and fulfill the will of God People will be able to resolve their differences and have peace in the church when they realize that they are fellow workers for God and it is not for them to im pose their own will. Paul moves his attention back to the whole congregation. He gives them no further attention. TOO OFTENTIMES NEGATIVE PEOPLE AND THEIR MESS GET TOO MUCH PUBUCITY. Paul says to the church REJOICE in the Lord ALWAYS! (vs. 4). The church is not to fight always and be in turmoil. The church is not expected to be in a state of moaning and groaning always. The expectation for th e church i s to be in a continual state of re joicing. Some will say how can BROWN MEMORIAL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2313 E. 27th AVE. (813) 248-5690 (813) 241-6902 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 Church Where 1118 Love Of God Flows And The Holy &holt Is In Full Control." :; vrt b I o v l('"'ll"' 1.., I iiH I I rejoice when bills are due and I hav e no money? How can I re joice when my s pou se won't act right and my child is m e ntally AWOL? You can rejoice always eve n when you go through these things becaus e you are not r e joicing about your s ituation. You are rejoicing about He who is able to do all things. You are rejoicing at the remembrance that the last time you had mess going on; He worked a miracle. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and sup plication, with thanksgiving, let your request be made known to God (vs. 6). This verse alone lets the believer know that stress and worrying is not a part of God 's mandate. You must learn not to stress and worry over every situation that arises. You are mandated to pray to God. Give thanks to Him. This does not mean that you will not have to deal with things or go through an uncomfortable situ ation The key is the PEACE of God. When you go through, God will give a peace that will leave people in awe and amazement. People will ask you,. "How are you staying so calm?" That is the peace of God that has gone beyond their mental intellect. God will give you peace among each other and in all situations. You have to know the power of God to know that peace of God. When you encounter a situation that you don t know what to do REJOICE! St Mark r.lssioncry Baptist Chli'Ch 7221 S Sherrill Street Port Tampa, Rorida33616 (813) 839-5263 Building On A F i m 1 Foundation SUnday School -9:30 A.M. SUnday MonW1g Worship -1CkM A.M. Wedllelday Night Prayer SeMce & Bible Study 6:.30 P.M. Trans tion Services Available NEW MT. ZION M. B CHURCH, INC. 2511 E. Columbus Dr (813) 248-8101 or (813) 247-3899 Pastor Early Mlmng Washlp :55A.M. Sooday Mooling Waship 9:30 A.M. McrningWorship:55A. M Wed., Family Nlgtt-7 P .M. For Transportation Call (813) 486-7890 Dea. Clarence Fort, Deacons Minis Tampa Man Gives First Trial Sermon -i BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer After last Sunday, Darrell Eugene Crawley i s now Minister Crawley. From the pulpit of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Min. Crawley spoke to the congregation on the subject, Hate Not The Love. "I was very nervous, especially with my family and friends watching. But, the Holy Spirit got me, and took me on my way. Min. Crawley grew up in Jackson Heights as one of 20 children. His family was members of New First Union Church. Min. Crawley graduated from Chamberlain High School and later from Brewster Adult School where he majored in business. Born with polio, he also overcame a lot of obstacles in his life. "He lived his life as complete as the rest of us," said his cousin, Cynthia Whiteman. "Faith is very important. Without it, you can do nothing. It brings on the movement for us all to do what we have to do." Min. Crawley said growing up he' d regularly speak during Sunday School and later as the Superintendent, he d give thereview of what the lesson of the ARST BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLLEGE HILL 3838 N. 29th St 33610 (813) ..c48-6600 REV. EVAN BURROWS SENIOR PASTOR S U NDAY SERVICE Early Worship 7 :50a.m Sunday School 9 :45 .J.m Mornmg Worship 10 :5(1 a .m TUESDAY SERVICE Pr;:Jycr Service 6 : 30 p .m Lif e Ennchmcnt University Visit our website at www.tbcch.org or Email us at info@fbcch.org Min. Darrell Crawley stands at the pulpit, giving his first trial sermon. day was. "I'd like to pastor my own church or just follow whatever path God has put down for me," said Min. Crawley. 1\) 0 .... 0 "Without the support of my family, I wouldn't have made it. I never allowed my handicap to stop me from having fun as a r child, including roughing it up 0 with my family members." :!! Min. Crawley said he re-ceived Christ on December 12, en 2004, and has been with Him m ever since. Min. Crawley wants to thank Pastor Herbert McFadden of New Birth for allowing him to give his trial sermon at that church. 24 Years Of Service Feed Our Children Ministries, Inc_ F!O. Box 290415 TaqJa, R. 33687 (813) 784-1021 z ::::! z m r I OJ c: r r m ::::! z "'tJ c: m !: en ::::t m c m < m --i c: m en c > z c PASTOR MOSES BROWN Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. YPWW -6:00 P.M. Evening Worship 7:00P.M. TUESDAY & FRIDAY Evening Service 7:00P.M :!! c


Local 0 N .... CJ) :J (!) :J <( > < c The Miracle Sisters: Giving Back To The Communitv With A FREE New CD Release Celebration a: LL BY GWENDOLYN HAYES Sentinel Editor The Miracle Sisters are two young ladies along with their mothe r that bring harmony to those that hear them sing. The Miracle Sisters a r e about to r e lease a new CD and want the community to join their celebration. The new CD is entitled Relationships, God, Family & Self "To effectively live life, yo u have to build relationships," states mom, Sheila Williams. The that you have with The Almighty, God. "The relationship that you have with your family." "Finally, the relationship that you have with yourself." \ THE MIRACLE SISTERS Their first CD, entitled, "Well Done" was released in June of 2003. Four years later, God took The Miracle Sisters to another level so high they named this CD "JUMP" which was released in June 2008. The Miracle Sisters will release their Third CD during a FREE concert program featuring: Grammy Award Nominee, Stellar Award winner, Luther Barnes and The Sunset Jubilaires. Also appearing are Tyrell Pitman and The Tampa Boyz, The Exciting Gospel Warriors, Keith McCary, b.k.a., Cuz 'N Pete, Rev. and The True Disciples, Edith Langston and The Gospel Mets, Derek Smith, and Unity will kick off the devotional service. Local WTMP Radio personality, Randall C., will be the Master of Ceremony. The sisters have been singing since < they were three and four years old and now Shakayla is 20 and LL Shaleah is 18 years old. Their C mother formerly sang with The Messengers of Christ. When they were children, Sheila took her daughter and rehearsed everyday CJ) several times a day. One day while driving, Sheila was .,._ singing, the girls joined in and they began to sing in three-part harmony. w From this The Miracle Sisters was born and has been growing strong every since. Barnes Fall Gospel Classic in Rocky Mount, NC, The Gospel Music Workshop of America, The Gospel Quartet Convention and other venues. This event will be on Sunday, August 22, 2010 at The Center For Manifestation, 3102 E. Lake Ave., Tampa, Dr. Mark Jones, Pastor. Doors open at 4 P. M. and this service will begin at 5 P. M. (See advertisement in this issue). For more information, call: Sheila Williams (813) 601-1791 or Tanya Starks at (813) 244-7221. > w c w :::z:: CJ) :::::; m :J 0.. z i= w ..J ..J :J m I ..J w z i= Z w CJ) C a: 0 ..J LL Additionally, this trio has attended such conferences as The Luther GRACE MARY MISSIONARY BAPilST CHURCH 3901 N. 37th St 248-3779 ElDER THOMAS J. REED Pastor Early Morning Worship 8 A M Sunday School 9 :30A. M Morning Worship-10 :50 A .M. Bible Study, Wed 7 P M THE PUBLIC IS INVITED NEW FRIENDSHIP M.B. CHURCH 3107 E. Lake Ave. 248-4127 Pastor Weekly Activities Sunday Church School 9 : 30 A. M Morning Worsh i p 10 : 45 A. M Bible Class 4 : 30 P M Evening Worsh i p 5 P M Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 P M Bible Study 7 : 30 P 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: MtPieasa:ltMB@aol.com Devotion By Mt. Pleasant Praise Team EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT 7:45A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL 9 : 30A.M. MORNING WORSHIP -11 A. M. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PMFamily Series Hour (B.T.U. ) 6 PMLord's Supper (Communion) TUESDAYS 6 PM Prayer Service 7 PM General Bible Study 7 PM-Youth Bible Study DR. C.T. KIRKLAND, Pastor TAPE MINISTRY Order On Une At Web Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org GREATER FRIENDSHIP M.B.CHURCH 3325 E Emma St. Sunday School-9:45a. m Morning Worship-11 a m Evening Worship 5 p m Prayer Meeting Tuesday 7 :30 p m Visitors Are Welcome! FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE 8616 Progress Blvd., Tampa, Fl33619 Church Otfioe : (813)677-1948 Pastor's Office : (813) 672 0389 Academy Office : (813) 677-5988 Fax : (813) 672-0514 E-Mall : fbcopv@tampabay .rr.com DR. SAM MAXWELL, SR., Senior T aching Pastor Adult/Children Worship Times 7:30AM & 10:55 A M 4i;l!:!!fiil!tllft Sunday 9 : 4 5 AM A dult & Youth/ Children Tuesday 1 1 AM Adult Wednesday 7 P M Youth/ Children 7:30 P M Adult A Campus For Bible Institute The ChlJ'Oh For Global Change" (Acts 1 8 Rom. 1 : 8 1 Thes. 1 :8) HERITAGE CHRIS'nAN COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH 14801 N. 15th Street Lutz, FL 33549 Maili[lQ Address P.O. Box 273757 Tampa, FL 33688 REV. DELORES JAMES CAIN, Pastor Sunday Morning Worship Services 7:45A.M. & 11 A.M. Sunday School A.M. Mid-Week Worship Tuesday 7:00P.M. tlaw Testament M. B. Church Of Tbonotasassa, Inc. 11530 Walker Road Thonotosassa FL 33592 (813) 986-3971 (813) 610-1252 REV. Pastor Weekly Serv i ces : Sunday School 9 : 30 A M Sun Morning Worship *11 A.M Wed. Night: Youth Prayer Service And Bible Study Thurs. Night: Prayer Service And Bible Study Saving The Sinners And Educating The Believers" "I can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me. -Phil. 4:13 ST. MATDIEW M. B. CHURCH 3708 E. Lake Ave., Tampa, FL 3361 o (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 rn Study of the Bible Wed. 7 : 30 8 :30 p m Praise & Worship Service Wed. 8 :30 9 p m Children & Youth Bible Study Wednesday 7 8 :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 1 1 p m


34th Street Church Of God Annual FamiiV Fest The 34th Street Church of God, under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Thomas Scott held their Annual Famil y Fest last week. The fest closed with services on Sunday, August 15. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Among those in attendance the first evening with guest Pastor Marvin Winans were the staff of MRC Solutions, one of the sponsors: David Griffin, Robert Cato, Robert Smith, Todd Shead, Sidney Gant and Latesha Wright. THE HOLY GHOST CHURCH OF GOD PURCHASED WITH HIS BLOOD, INC. 3613 N 23rd St.** Tamr,a FL 33605 ( 813 ) 247 3055 Church ( 8 1 J ) 613-4600 Cellular Email: bishopandrewsPiive.c om SERVICE TIMES Sunday School 1 0 A. M. Morning Service -11:30 A.M. Evening Service 7:30 P. M Bibl e Study -Tuesday Evening Bible Band 7:30 P. M Thursday Evening -YP\11/W7 :30 P. M 1st And 3rd Friday Evening A Women s C>utreach Ministry 7:30 P. M M IN'nntNA'riONJ\1, 'T'ransforming Potenna( into Peifonnance" Worship With Us Sunday Morning 11:00 A.M. At The Crowne Plaza Hotel 10221 Princess Palm Ave. Tampa, FL 33610 VICTORY, UNITED AMERICAN FREE Will BAPTIST CHURCH, INC. 7504 Causeway Blvd.*"' Tampa, FL 33619 813.622.6815 SERVICE TIMES 10:00 A. M. -Sunday School 11:30 A.M. Sunday Morning Service 7:30 P. M. -Friday Night Prayer Bible Study EIDRESS JA.E S. OVERSTREO, E d S Pastor/Teacher/Evangelist C : 813.323.5695 "A Growing Giving Church Reaching Lost Souls For Christ" Sister Debra Opong Yao -Trustee Chair NEW FELLOWSHIP M. B. CHURCH OF TAMPA 912 East Fairbanks .. Tampa 33612 .. Comer Of 9th And Fairbanks Wednesday Prayer Service 7-7:30P.M. Bible Study-7:3G-8:30 P.M. The Public Is Invited. New Heritage Christian Worship Center, Inc Kingdom Life ELDER D. R. COSTON, Pastor (813) 425-5299 7402 N. 56th st, Bldg 700, ste. 790 Tampa, FL 33617 Vacation Bible School Aug. 11 ---15, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Worship--Sunday, 12 p.m. Men's Ministry ---Tues., 7 p.m. Women's Ministry -Wed., 7 p.m. askOnhcwc.org http://www.nhcwc.org 'T1 r-0 ::c c )> C/) m z Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Wmans, Jr. accompanied his father, Pas-:::;t tor Marvin Wmans of Detroit, MI. z IIPTIST CIIICI (fDJ !!9-1J90 SUDIIIV SCIII11------ltriiRI WtrsiiiP--------11 1.11. Prayer SII'IICI, TUesday _____ I 11.11. ...... Bible SIUdV, Tie say I:JIIIJI. Blbll SlldV, TUesday. I C.. BeAll Thlnls ........ Cbrtst W1*11 Ill ............ e.PhtiiJIIIilnS 4:13 REV. ostAB JOHISOI.JI. Paster/Tiacber ST. JOHN CATHEDRAL 3401 E. 25th Avennue,Tampa, FL (Corner Of 34th St. & 25th Ave. ) Phone: (813) 248-3737 Or (813) 248-3651 Fax: 242-8076 Sunday: Careline: 248-HELP Bishop Eddie Nawklrt, Sr. Pastor WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE 8 :00 A. M Spiritual Enrichment 9:45A.M. Sunday School/Orientation 10:45 Worship Service (Youth Church 2nd And 3rd Sundays) Tuesday: 12:00 Noon Intercessory Prayer w!Bible Study Wednesday: 5 :3o P. M Free Tutorial 6:45 P M. & Youth Mid Week Service Email Us At: stjministries@aol.com Mission Statement: A Church of the inner city reachingout to the community by ministering to the whole man." Outreach Ministry: NOAH COMMUNITY, INC./ HOUSE OF LYDIA BISHOP EDDIE NEWKIRK And PASTOR AUDREY NEWKfRK m r-1 Ill c rr m :::::t z ""D c Ill c C/) ::I: m c m < m ::c -< c m C/) c )> z c 'T1 ::c c


Local Nl-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------0 N ..... (/) Memorial Celebration Planned For Dr. Sandra Wilson-Hannah :::> The family of Hillsborough "Rentembering Sand1a: :::> <( Community Coll ege Administrator and former c Hill s borough County District a: 3 Commissioner Sandra U.. Wilson-Hannah, who A Celebration Of The Life And Legacy Of D1. Saundra Helen Wilson Sheehy Hannah" will be h e ld on Saturday, August 21, 2010 5 p m at College Hill Church of God in Christ, 6414 North 30th Street. Elder Charles Davis is the pastor. passed several weeks ago, ha s announced plans for a com munity-wide Commemorative Celebration. INSTALLATION SERVICES REV. AND MRS. CLARENCE (DEIRDRE) NATHAN For REVEREN. D CLARENCE. NATHAN As Pastor Of New Victory Baptist Churc REV. DR. W.JAMES FAVORITE Pastor, Beulah Baptist I nst itu t ional Church Will perform the i n stallation @The First Baptist Church of Progress Village 8616 Progress Blvd-Tampa, FL 33619 Dr. Sam Maxwell, Pastor/Professor Dr. G. I. Bradley, President Fall Sem ester Registration AUGUST 19; 2010 6:30 P.M.-9:30P.M. '9 For Applications, School Catalogs And/Or Additional Information Please Contact Dr. Sam Maxwell, Dean Of The Tampa Campus @ 813-6 77-1948 DR. SANDRA HELEN WILSON SHEEHY HANNAH A native Tampan, Dr. Wilson was the daughter of the late Helen Greene Wilson and Sumner J. (SJ) Wilson, one of the co founder 's of Wilson 's Funeral Home, Tampa. She was the widow of Dr. Paul Sheehy, Sr. and the wife of Nathaniel Hannah. Dr. Wilson-Hannah, a noted academician, civic and community leader had the distinction of being the first woman and the first African American to graduate from the University of South Florida with a doctorate degree. She retired in November from Hillsborough Community College, after a career that spanned 35 years, as an educator and administrator. She began her tenure at the college as a part-time instruc tor and worked her way up to the administrative level. Positions held at this level included Acting VicePresident and Provost of the Ybor Campus and VicePresident of Student Affairs. In June 1994, she was appointed by the governor of Florida to finish the term of her mentor, Hillsborough County District 3 Commissioner Sylvia R. Kimbell, who died of cancer while in office. Her name was among the six names that Commissioner Kimbell recommended to the gover nor before she passed. The Tampa Chapter of the Links, Inc. and the Metro Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc ., which she co founded with Ollie Hunter and the late Altamese Purify Hamilton, are but two of the many social, civic and professional organizations in which she was an active and dedicated member The family and extended family of Dr. WilsonHannah, her most gifts, extends an invitation to the community to join them in this special ecumenical celebration of music, dance, poetry and prose in memory of their beloved Sandra Helen Wilson Sheehy Hannah. For additional information please contact: Rosanna McCullough at 813-238-5405. rrlie P.m6assy Intemationa{ Christian Center An Encounter with 5 Days of Prayer & Praise 84th ChurGh Anniversary Pre-Anniversary Services & ulmination Anniversary Servi Theme: '7he Church Thctt1s Steadfast, Unmovable, Always Abounding In The Work Of The Lord:-1 Corinthians 1 5:58 REV. ANTHONY GREENE Pastor, First Baptist Church Of Lincoln Gardens Tampa Augu 22, 2010 3 P.M REV. JEROME GRIFFIN Pastor, Evening Star Tabernacle M. B. Church Tampa August 29,2010 3 P.M. REV. KELLY BROWN Pastor, Greater Mt. Vernon M. B. Church Jacksonville October 10, 201 o 11 a. m. REV. RAYFORD HARPER Pastor, First Baptist Church of West Tampa October 17, 2010 3 P.M. Program October 2, 201 0 6 P.M. Slstr Enna Griffin Musical Program Chllirperson Church Annlvrsary Chairperson, Slstr Colleen Upshaw CoChairperson, Slst.r Mamlacla Young Genral Deacon Arthur T'olbrt Program Chairperson, Brother David Hickmon a Hickmon Slstr Catht.n


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Local jl Radio Show To Feature Countv Commission District3 Candidates BY LEON B. CREWS Sentine l StaffWrite r This S aturday a t 9 a.m., th e Hon es t Op ini o n K eep in g It R e al Makin g It Happe n R adio Show will h ave three s p ec i a l g u ests. The s how broa dcas t on 1150AM WI'MP and 96.1FM, will feature D e mocratic County Commission District Three candidates Valerie Goddard, Leslie "Les" Miller, and incumbent Kevin White. The radio show, host ed by Hakim Aquil and co -h ost, Jarvis El-Amin, has been very successfu l for the five months it has been on the air. "We owe the s u ccess to t h e variety of topics we 've dis c ussed and the di versity of the g u ests who h ave come in, said El-Amin. We want to offer solutions and a call to action W e're not afrai d to ask the tough question s El-Amin said listen ers are encouraged to call in and join the di sc us sion, includin g asking the three candidates FYI Albanv State Universitv Alumni Association The Tampa Ba y Alumni Chapter of the Albany State University National Alumni Association is having a meet ing on Saturday, August 28, 2010, 10 a. m. at the Carro ll wood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Rd All alumni of ASU parents of students currently enrolled, students and supporters are asked to attend. For more information, please call (813) 962-4925. FAMUAiumni Association The Florida A&M University Alumni Association of Tampa will meet Saturday, August 21, 2010, 9-10:30 a. m. at the NAACP Branch Office, 308 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Suite 'C.' For more information, co n tact Jackie Hearns, (813) 2 4 7-4967 tough qu es tions. In the future, we r e goin g to do a show on r elig ion a nd p o liti cs b e in g mi xed, and during Ram a d a n we're going to explain th e b e nefit s of f ast in g brin g ing in experts and pro fessionals who can share information. "''ll b e r e porting on voter turno ut a nd s tati s tical infor m a tion after the e lections n ext week." C) c: (/) -1 cepting this responsibility, and I hop e I won t let anyone down W e will continue to do our b es t to r eflec t what the p e opl e want to h ear. 1\l W e feel the District Three The s h ow's host, Hakim Aquil, said he's honored to ha ve been c ho se n to be a part of thi s County Commission race will b e the most contested in the area, and it's important that the p eo pl e of Tampa hear from the three Democratic Tauwa Aquil, who h as ho s t e d the s how twic e a nd do es all the bac k g round r e search for the show, said try to e ducat e the li s t e n e r s b y HAKIMAQUIL "''m being humble in accandidates. 849 NORMAL ...-.s SALE Organic Root Stimulator Olive Oil Normal No-Lye Relaxer Kit Warninq: Foflow directions carefufly to avoid skin and scalp irritation, hair breakaqe and eye injury. MAN lman Second to None SemiLoose Powder Limit 3 Sale Thurs. 8/19 thru Sat. 8/21/10 Ju;;..:;;;;;,,,,-;:..,'1'1.11 t I ................................................................ L.-OPTIMUM Oin.o.r .. 2/$3 SALE Queen Helene Hair Conditioning Cream 15 oz. 2/$7 299 SALE Optimum Oil Therapy Creme Oil Moisturizer 9 7 oz. SALE African Pride NoLye Conditloninq Creme Relaxer Warning: l'bllow dlrectl011s carefUlly to avoid s*fn and scalp /rrltat/M, hair breaaqe and eye 111/WY. SALE At One w i th Nature Sensitive Scalp NoLye Relaxer W1mlng: fbllow dlrKtlons carefUlly to avoid uln tnd scalp frrltatlon, hair bru age eye 111/Ury. Salo "*olllndM "*f 1101 be ll'ltleblt et elletoros trd It notillleblt et Rxf'reas f'Nnrednlllld l'llenNoyonly locetione. S.lo pr;c. may 111so be lmhd to yc>ur toce1 .. bibutlon. Rein choclla '"not tl-htdo note.nylht ed'tortittd Item. Sale ptlcM offtrod forlht datM on tht pooo lllltM In tho td or on lht coupon. Right I'MtMd to lftit .n 'll*'tititt on .. '*"" Couponsll'lltt et limo AttubrprlcM<(I> (/) m z :::! z m r-1 m c: rrm :::! z "tJ c: m c (/) :I: m c m < m ::D -< -4 c: m (/) c l> z c ., ::D c ..... ..... I m


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0 National N Familv Of Woman Killed In Botched Drug Raid To Receive $4.91 KATHRYN JOHNSTON three former police officers were sentenced to prison terms for a cover-up that ensued. Johnston's family will receive $2.9 million some time in fiscal 2011, the city said, with the remaining $ 2 million to be paid in fiscal 2012. ATLANTA, GA-The city of Atlanta will pay $4.9 million to the family of Kathryn Johnston, a 92-yea r-old woman killed in a botched November 2006 The pa yment represents the settlement of a l aws uit filed against the city by Sarah Dozier, Johnston's niece, Reed's office said in a statement. Initially filed in state court, the s uit was moved to feder al court where a judge ordered th e parties to mediation. As the sea rch warrant was being executed November 21, 2006, at Johnston' s home, s h e fired at officers with an old pistol apparent ly believing her home was b e ing broken into. Six officers returned fire. Johnston's one shot went through her front door and over the officers' heads. They responded with 39 shots, hitting the elderly woman five times. c a: LL c z < c (/) w :::) 1-> a: w > w drug raid, Mayor Kasim Reed's office announced Monday. Johnston was shot to death by narcotics officers conducting a "no-knock" warrant. Investigator s later determined the raid was based on falsified paperwork stating that illegal drugs were present in the hom e The incident prompted a major overhaul of the Atlanta police drug unit, and c w J: (/)1-----------------------------------------------:::i m :::) a. z ...J ...J :::) m ...J w z i= z w (/) C a: 0 ...J LL ?hanKS l'or yoar SUf'f'ortf -])le-K ObamaBacks Mosque Near Ground Zero PRES. BARACK OBAMA WASHINGTON-President Barack Obama, after s kirting the controver sy for weeks, is weighing in forcefull y on the planned mosque n ear the si t e of the destroyed World Trade Center, saying a n atio n built on r e ligious freedom must allow it. As a citizen, and as presi dent I believe that Muslims h ave the same right to prac tice their religion as everyone else in this country," Obama told an intentl y lis tening crowd gathered at the White House Frida y eve ning to observe the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. That includes the right to build a place of worship and a community center on pri va t e property in lower Manhattan, in accordance with local laws and ordinances," he said. "This is America and our commitment to religious freedom must be un hakable. Teen Killed In The Bronx, Police sav Victim Of Gang Initiation A Connecticut teen killed by gunfire in the Bronx was a victim of a random gang initiation, police say. The victim, Tayshawn Bromfield, 16, was stand ing in front of his father's house, who he was visiting, when he was struck in the chest by bullets ejected from a passing sedan. Witnesses say he took his last breath on the sce ne. He was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after the 12:40 a .m. shooting. Then teen who lived with his mother in Meriden, Connecticut was visiting his father in the Bronx to go school shopping, when senseless tragedy struck. The teen' s father Basil Bromfield was understandably in disbelief. Tashawn Bromfiel.'k pictured with his girlfF i find, was shot in the Bronx last Saturday. "When I found out he was shot, I told the police, This can t be possible. He wasn t a kid who even knew people who did drugs or had guns I saw him 20 minutes before he was shot. The only reason I left him was because he was such a good kid and he was with two other good kids. Top Dems To Rallv Around Rangel At NY Fundraiser NEW YORK New York s Democratic political establishment came out 1n force for embattled U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel on Wednesday packing a sold-From left, the Rev. AI Sharpton, Pamela Belafonte, Harry Belafonte, Rep. Charles Rangel, DN.Y., and former Sen. Alfonse D 'Amato at Rangel s birthday fundraiser Aug. u 2010. out fundraiser to praise Rangel's service over a 40-year career now tainted b y ethics charges. The timing of Rangel' s high-profile fundraiser spooked many Democrats nervous about the likelihood of steep losses in November. Indeed, only six of the state s 2 7-member House Democratic delega tion attended the event. for County Court Judge, Group 10 1 www.VoteGreco.corn However, the show of public support for Rangel among the state's highest officials was the most strik ing element of the evening, given that many of them -including U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo -will face voters in November.


Pol' k County ..: ;.,,Y "T1 :::c c )> c: C) Birthday Greetings Shaw-Nuf Talk extends special belated birthday wishes to: Anthony Landers, Deacon Walter Williams and Yvette Landers (Aug. 2nd); Janet Taylor, (August 6th) and Ladorion Thomas, who celebrated his 16th natal day on August 16th; Tenae Allen (Aug. 16th) and Dorothy West (Aug. 20th). Shaw-Ntif Talk extends wishes for a happy birthday to Lakeland Lady Rolonda Polk-Sealey (Aug. 22nd) and Sharonda Strong (Aug. 26th). May each of your natal days be filled with joy and may the Lord continue to bless each of you with many more natal days. Happy 59th Wedding Anniversary Congratulations to Deac;on Paul and his wife, Christine of Clearwater, who celebrated their 59th year of marriage on August 16th. WOW!!! What a blessing! Much Love to you Poppa and May the Lord con-Auencv Hosts Second Graduation Ceremonv Dr. Harvey J. Lester, President and CEO of L.A.T.C.Ii. is shown with Chevon s,.ccus. On Friday, June 18, the LuSter-AU Training Center of Hope (L.A.l'.C.H.) hosted its second graduation for the year 2010. Students received of completion during a ceremony that was held at the Polk Street Community Center in Bartow. Robert E. Oliver,_ Comptite r Applications. Instructor, extended a warm to the family members, friends, business associates and .others who had come to witness this memorable occasion. The Invocation was rendered by J. Edward Donaldson. Wendell Williams gaye qpening remarks. The graduates and guests were moved in song by soloist, Quinton Harrison. Dr. Lester, L.A. T.C.H. President/CEO, introduced the keynote speaker, Chevon Baccus. After Baccus' words of: encouragement to the graduate s, Dr. Lester. Delores. Joiner, R .N/ Instructor and Chef .Larry Clark presented certificates to :the program participants Chef Larry Clark presents a certificate to a Culinary Arts graduate. and graduates. More words of encoJ.lragement were given by graduate and Salutatorian, Sharon Bailey. Qulonda Simmons rendered Valedictorian remarks. Lorenzo Hill gave Salutatorian remarks. Closing remarks were given by Dr. .Lester. In his closing remarks to the graduates, Dr. Lester challenged the graduates to spread their wings and soar like the eagles'. Graduates were: Nursing Assistant: Sharon Bailey, Colon, Dinesha Idleburg, Ashley Martin, Tounya Mitchell and Qulonda Simmons; Home Health Aide: Valerie Grant, Hope Hickman and 'Dashonda Joiner; Computer Applications: Cynthia M. Kna_pp and Early Reddick; and Culinary Arts: Michael' Brown, Willie B. Coieman, Juan Garza Jr., April Howard, Shedrick Northern and 'Belinda 'Snell. tPhotos by Nuf). tinue to bless this union with many more years of love andjoy! Another School Year Begins Oh my ... how time flies when you re having fun ... or not going to school! Some of the students of Polk County are wondering, "Where have the days of summer gone?" On Monday, August 23rd, students of Polk County Schools will return to their -classrooms to begin the 2010-2011 school year. It is the prayers of ShawNtif that each of you have a safe and successful school year! Remember ... "Knowledge is Power" ... so LEARN, LEARN, LEARN! Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out This week's Shaw-Nuf ,.-------Shout-Out goes out to seven teenagers: Brianna Broome, Brianna Bryant-Stroud, Gabrielle Holland, Jackson, Natalie Lane, Jensen Pellarchy and Ashley Thomas, who were chosen from the Lakeland and Mulberry Boys & Girls Clubs to travel to Puerto Rico in June. This opportunity was courtesy of a grant from Taco Bell. The teens were escorted by Kelly Lane, Director of Development for the Boys & Girls Clubs, and Nancy Duncan, a volunteer. It is reported that some of the youth had never traveled via airplane and some have never traveled outside of Florida. A life-changing excursion, this trip c: enhanced the minds of the teens through historical, 1\) 0 geological and culinary 1\) experiences. Congratula-g tions, Brianna, Gabrielle, o Brianna, Natalie, Jensen and Ashley! Talk To Shaw-Nuf Shaw-NufTalk 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-Nuf Talk by sending an e-mail to: shawnufta}k@yahoo.com or calling (863) 513-8437. Shaw-Ntif Talk will share 0 your exciting news with the :::C readership! 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FLORIDA SENTINEL FRIDAY,AUGUST20,2010 c First Dilts Kind Modeling Audition Planned BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor One of the most common complaints heard from aspiring models is they must leave the area to become known. But, one Tampa entrepreneur plans to make that complaint a thing of the past. On Wednesday, September 1st, at 5 p.m., Ms. Demetria George will hold The First Of Its Kind Modeling Audition in Tampa. The event will take place at Tampa Bay Community Network, 1001 North B Stre e t. The casting call is for both men and women between the ages of 16 and 29. The event is called Tampa's Next Best Model. It is patterned after on the highly popular television show, "America's Next Top Model," hosted by Tyra Banks. Ms. George said she has completed requirements and received her certification as a television producer. This is her first ventuie, but she bas plans to bring many opportunities of exposure to the Bay area. With the exception of liv ing together, the models will follow the same elimination process as the show. They will have an opportunity to participate in photo shoots, MS. DEMETRIA GEORGE ... To hold firs t of its kind modeling audition in Tampa runway modeling and a fashion show. The elimination process will span 14 weeks, and the winner will receive a role in a movie she plans to produce, $soo in cash, prizes, and modeling. Ms. George said, "The first series will feature women. After that, the men will compete. I'm looking for models in all shapes and sizes and they don't have to have any experience. Similar to Top Model, Ms. George said the show will air weekly on the Tampa Bay Community Network every Monday night at 9 p.m. It can be seen on five cable networks. Ms. George is the daugb-ter of Ms. Johnnie Mae Matthews and the late Davis George. She is married to Warren Jackson and is the mother of six children. Currently employed as a C. N A Ms. George plans to eventually open her own Modeling Agency as well as serve as a producer. She further stated that she is seeki ng fashion designers, make-up artists and stylists who are. willing to volunteer their time for the production. Ms. George is also seeking sponsors to help her produce an AIDS Awareness Concert in the future. For info, please e-mail demetria.george@yahoo.&Q!Il Child Care Provider Develops Unique Program Marilyn Lewis has been a child care provider for more than 27 years. She owns and operates child care facilities in Tampa and Plant City under the banner of the Fun Factory Education Corporation. The Tampa facility is called Community Christian Child Care. Ms. Lewis said she's always had a special interest in children, whether it be babysitting, spending time with her siblings, or just in general. "When I got pregnant in 1981, my child was born prematurely. That experience made me wonder how com fortable I'd be with leaving m y child in a child care facili ty. That 's when I decided to pursue opening my own cen ter. Ms. Lewis is very proud of a curriculum she s created for children called the Emotional Literacy Program. This is an area not being targeted by the child care industry. I feel children, ages 3 to 5, need to be exposed to emotional literacy. They are being raised in an environment where they need to know how to communicate. Those are not issues addressed in a regular child care environment. I want to make sure we address the emotional state of each child. "We want to make sure the children are well adjusted as they advance. Parents have Qeen very cooperative and we communicate with them daily on the progress of their child ren. When the need arises, we MARILYN. LEWIS also contact them by phone. Ms. Lewis said she s also aware that parents are find ing it difficult to afford child care in toda y's economy "To help, I've created a system where I finance their child care. I give them a cash voucher, they get a $1,900 discount, and pay $220 -permonth. They have a small balance left that can be paid off o ver a 6-year period. "This allows the parents flexibility and gives them more disposable income in the home. A lot of them come from single fanilly homes and we try to alleviate some of the hardships by making sure child care cost isn't a problem." Ms. Lewis said this is her way of giving back to the community, and assuring parents their children will be safe during the day. Ms. Lewis has a degree in psychology from California Coast University. The Georgia native came to Tampa in the 1970s, and opened her first child care center in 1983 on South MacDill. I Program Helps Develop Youth Cultural An Talents BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter -The CDC of Tampa, Incorporated's Prodigy Program has been in East Tampa since 2006. Housed at the Audrey Spotford Center on Lake Avenue and 28th Street, the program focuses on cultural arts and is considered a prevention, diversion, and intervention program for youth. Davida Bowen, director of the program, said they teach kids how to produce music, have them participate in dance classes arts classes and they learn life skill lessons. "We work with youth 7 to 17, the program is free, and we have year-round open enrollment." "The youth are referred through Bay Area Youth Services, but that's just one segment we serve. We also serve youth coming directl y from the community." Ms. Bowen said there' s a multi-county network site that covers seven counties, and their parent site is the University Area CDC on North 22nd Street "Eac h year, we serve about 300 youth, and we want to have more of a presence at the Audrey Spotford Center. We 've also formed partnerships with other youth agen cies." We're finding that starting at the age of 7, youth are starting to gain an identity and by 12, that identity leads them in one direction or another. "Our biggest battle is against the household. But lately, we ve seen more parents interested in the positive development of their children." From left to right: CDC Of Tampa CEO, Toni Watts, Tekyra McDonald, and Davida Bowen. Students of the "Just Dance" team performing a dance routine.


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TONY A LEWIS ... To host 10th Annual Back 2 School Giveaway and Health Fair companies. She is anticipating more youngsters this year in need of help because of the economy. With the high rate of joblessness, there will be a higher rate of need this year. For several years, I have taken away from my busi-V A L E R Valerie Goddard ness and my home to make this possible. This year, I am asking the community to help make this possible." Sh e further sta t ed th a t the event would not be possible without the h e lp of the title sponsor, Atty. Paul Rebein, and other sponsors that include Amerigroup, Metro PCS Hooters, T. A. Mahoney, Inc., N-E-Wh e re Transport, Gloster, and Molina Healthcar e The health fair will consist of health screenings and back to school physicals. In addition to the giveaways and the health fair, 12 high school graduates have been chosen as recipients of $500 book scholarships. Ms. Lewis said anyone wishing to contribute can contact her at (813) 235-5656 drop donations off at N-E-Where Transport, 3808 E Dr. M. L. King, Jr., Blvd. Tampa, or donate online at http: //www.chil drenwithavisioninc.com Candidate -Hillsborough County Commission District 3 REMEMBER TO VOTE FOR VALERIE GODDARD ON AUGUST 24TH! VOTE FOR LEADERSHIP YOU CAN COUNT ON! PROUDLY ENDORSED BY: FLORIDA SENTINEL, ST. PETE TIMES, AFL-CIO AND ALLIANCE FOR FLORIDA A MESSAGE FROM VALERIE GODDARD We are in the final stretch of this race for Hillsborough County Commission, District 3 We have established from the beginning that we would run an honorable campaign and a campaign that the Goddard team and the community would be proud of ... We have done just that! The history of previous campaigns for District 3 however, indicates thnt the final days of these races have become really negative! We want to alert you that our opponents may use similar tactics again in this race! BEWARE of false allegations, slander and even blatant lies placed in local newspapers or flyers. designed to discourage voters from supporting us. Be assured that my work in this community for over 20 years bas been honorable, and it is with great pleasure that I continue to se.rve the citizens of Hillsborough County today. .'----Thank you for standing with us and remaining steadfast In your support of Valerie Goddard for Hillsborough County Commission, District 3. Campaign Line: (813) 443-1416 or Email: info@yalerie&oddard.com Political advertl..,ment paid for and approved by Valerie H Goddard, Democrat, for County Comml811lon District 3 Church To Present 6th Annual Back To School Bash On Saturday, August 21st, De eper Life Christian Church, 3300 North Nebraska Avenue, will present their sixth "Annual Back To School Bash" from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m Deeper Life Chief Opera ting Officer, Pastor Calvin Jefferson, said this event is more important now espe cially with the economic cri sis. "It's important for us to acknowledge the people responsible for us being where we are today. We have always reached out to help those in need, and this is just another way of us saying we are here for you." Pastor Jefferson said he 's coordinating the event, but Deeper Life Christian Church gets all the credit for making this possible, along with founders, Bishop M.B. and Dr. Brenda Jefferson. Students (K-12) will expe rience fun with games and music entertainment and receive school supplies for the upcoming school year. The first 100 students to register will have a chance to PASTOR CALVIN JEFFERSON receive a free pair of tennis shoe s based on availability and size. Registration is required and you can do that either on the website, http:// www.DLCC Tampa.com. or by calling the office at (813) 229-6805. Also, anyone who wants to support the event with donations of school supplies is asked to call the office. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or einailed at lcrews@flsentineLcom. Endorsed By: The Florida Sentinel Bulletin .. an odvocnte for change as opposed to continuing with more of the same. .. C lassroom Teachers Association (CTA) Hillsborough School Employees Federation (HSEF) Tha Tampa Tribune none matches G riffin'S energy, determi nation Of attention to detail ." La Gaceta Newspaper ... independent, fresh and unafraid .. Recommended by the SL Petersburg TlllleS Greater Tampa Association Of Realtors she does her homework ... Hillsborough County FBITTl Bureau Also Endorsed B y: AFL-ciO The Teamsters Equality Aorida Ao\C Endorsed By: The Florida Sentinel Bulletin Tampa Tribune -St. Petersburg Times Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association Hillsborough Support Employees Federation


organizations Partner Colorectal cancer To Provide Mammograms Communitv Education BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor screening if family members have b ee n diagnosed with cancer." svmoosium Planned Thre e organizations have joined forces to provide Mam mo g ram Screening for the unin sured and underinsured women of the community. The event is being spon sored as a collaborative be tween Moffitt Lifetime 'screening, the Hillsborough County Branch of the NAACP, and the Tampa Bay Affilia t e 8hapter of Sist e rs Network, Inc. It will take place on Saturday, August 28th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Allen Temple AME Church, 2101 N. Lowe Avenue. To qualify for th e sc r ee ning, wo men must b e betw ee n the ages of 40-49 or 65 and o ld er a Hillsborough County resi dent, and have no personal history of breast cancer. Ms. Sonia Franklin, President of the Tampa Bay Affiliate Chapter of Sisters Network, Inc., said that al though the screenings are age specific, the National Chapter MS. SONIA FRANKLIN ... President, Sisters Network, Inc. of S i ste r s Netwo r k In c., h as provid ed a gra nt for sc r een ings for women und e r 39 and between the ages of 50 and 64 yea r s old. Although we have worked with Moffitt before this is our first opportunity to actuall y have their bus come out into the community. We are trying to reach the underserved peo ple in the community who do not have a personal history of cancer. They can still have the She furth e r s tated that some women may have insur a nce, but some companies ei ther don't include coverage for mammogram screenings or the deductible is so costly that the women can't afford it. We are a lso trying to en courage women who have in surance to use it. There are so m e women who h ave in s ur ance but h ave n o t had a well woman exa min at i o n in sev e ral yea r s." S h e a l so s t ated t h a t thro u g hout the natio n chap ters of Siste r s Network, In c., are trying to partner with fa c iliti es that cond u ct cancer re sea r ch. Anyone wishing to contact Ms. Franklin or the Tampa Chapter of Sisters Network, Inc. can call (813) 491-3745. Anyone interested in register ing for the free screening can contact the Moffitt Outreach Department at (813) 745 5777 by Thursday August 26th. The Crescent Foundation, Inc. and it's supporting part ners, the Tampa Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and the American Cancer Society Florida Division will hold a free "Colorectal Cancer Community Education Symposium." The event will be held on Saturday, August 21st, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer C enter in the Vince nt A Stabile R ese arch Building A uditorium 12902 Magnolia Dr. Tampa, 33612. Thro u gh ed u cat ion the objective i s to promote access to health ca r e by applyin g to a healthcare plan early screening, detection, and, if needed, coping with and treatment of colorectal can cer in the medically under served African American community. Guest speakers will in clude: physicians of primary care, gastroenterology, medical oncology, radiation on cology, interventional radiol ogy, and surgical oncology A registered dietitian, p syc hol ogist and motivational coach, and clergy will make presen tations as well. Two colorectal cancer survivors will give personal commentary on their experi ences of their journey through this process towards a cure. The Symposium will also discuss lifestyle changes, e arl y medical ca re, when to get screened, e arl y treatment faith and famil y support to ca n help reduce advanced colorectal cancer in African Americans. There will be complimen tary breakfast, lunch and valet parking provided for those in attendance. For more info, call Craig S. McCoy, M.D. at (410) 961-9554 or email at CraigM cCoyMD@TampaSigmas.co m., or cmcoytll9@att.net. fL' has a Proven Commitment to our Community and to Progress. .LIV'"''"""' ons: 9-21 ollege Branch Library 2607 East Dr. Martin Luthe r King, Jr. Boulevard Tampa, PL 33610 Hours o f Operation: I O a m -6pm County Center 60 I B. Kennedy Boulevard, 26th F loor Tampa, PL 33602 Hours of Operation: 9am -Spm Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library 290 2 Wes t Bearss Avenue Tampa, FL 336 I 8 Hours of Operation: l Onm -6pm VOTE August24th She fights for Jobs, Education, and Economic Opportunities for all and She Won't Give Up ------------------Jor-------------------c 0 N G R E s s Paid for and approved by astor for ongres Dem ers t 301 West Platt treet, #385 Tampa, .FL 33606 8 13-454-9080 www .castorforcongress. com ..... 0 r-0 :c I en m z ::::! z m l tD c: r rm ::::! z c: tD r-c;; :l: m c m < m ..... c: m en c )> z c c


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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororitv, Inc. Members Celebrate Years Of Service. c: On June 27th, members of the Gamma Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., held a reception to honor their long-term members. Ms. Natalie Epo is the Chair man of the Chapter's Golden and Quarter Century Cele bration Committee. Th e theme for the event was "The Essence of Gold and Silver Royal TEA." Seven women with either 25 or 50 yea r s of service were recog nized Each woman shared stories of her personal jour ney with the organization, the sisterhood, friendships forged and service she has rendered to the organization and the community. Two of the women, Dr. Ernestine Anderson Glenn and Mrs. Brenda Flint Nixon, have the dis tinction of being members of the organization for 50 years. Both retirees of the Hillsbo rough County Public School District, Dr. Glenn retired as an Administrator and Mrs. Nixon ended her ca reer as the first African American Guidance Supervi sor for the county. Five additional women were recognized for having been a member of the organ ization for 25 years. In addi, tional to personal talents, these women bring a wealth of practical experience from C) c: CJ) -4 1\) 0 1\) 0 .... 0 ., r Women who recently celebrated more than 20 years of membership with Gamma Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha 0 Sorority, Inc, are shown seated left to right: Dr. Ernestine Glenn and Mrs. Brenda Flint Nixon. Shown standing left to right are: :!:! Mrs. Kathy W. Griffin, Mrs. Jacqueline Kinsey Dennis, Mrs. Dianna Allen-Quin, Ms. Deidre R. Jones, and Ms. Deborah King Barnes. C )lo their places of employment. They are recognized as Silver Star members. Mrs. Dianna Allen-Quin, President of Gamma Theta Omega Chapter and 2010 Silver Star honoree, shared her gratitude to the honorees for being members of Gamma Theta Omega Chapter. Mrs. Allen-Quin is a Frontline Performance Leader at All State Insurance Company. The other honorees were Mrs. Kathy W. Griffin and Mrs. Jacqueline Kinsey Dennis, both teachers with the Hillsborough Public School District; Ms. Deidre R. Jones, a Senior Case Manager with the Hillsbo rough County Sheriffs Of fice ; and Ms. Deborah King Barnes, a Senior Consultant for IBM. Family members, friends and members of the sorority were ori hand to help the women celebrate their silver and gold anniversaries, re spectively. EVERYONE CALLS HER z CJ) m z -4 z m r;m c: r r m -4 z "0 c: m r Housing Authoritv .Overwhelmed With Donations For Fire Victims Elect Zilia Vasquez For Circuit Court Judge Group 4 Endorsed By: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, La Gaceta The Greater Tampa, Bay Realtor Association AFL-CIO, West Centra l Federation Of Labor, And Teamsters Local Union 79 c;; % m c m < m :::c < -4 c: m CJ) The Tampa Housing Au thority has announced th ey are overwhelmed with dona tions. The donations come from the community to bene fit the victims of a fire that displaced nine families and destroyed several buildings, and will not be accepting any more donations. "We are so blessed to live in a community that cares so much and has been so gener ous," said THA CEO, Jerome Ryans. "I am really overwhelmed but grateful at the same time. My heartfelt thanks are ex tended to individuals, organ izations, churches and others that donated to assist in get ting these families back to normal." THA Assistant Property Manager, Silke Rivera, said they have enough donations to open their own store "The area designated as the receiving site for donations is filled to capacity with furni-JEROME RYANS ture, household goods and clothing. We will contact all the affected families and in vite them for two full days of no cost shopping that b e gan Thursday and ends Friday (today). What e ver is left will be donated to charitable or ganizations. THA thanks th e American Red Cross for always coming to the rescue and for their ex emplary supportive services, Ryans said. Prepared To Serve: 20 Years Experience Practic ing Law In Florida's Courts CLEO Fellow Emory Univers i ty 1986 Office Of The Public Defender Assistant Public Defender Hillsborough County 1993-1996 Private Practice Spec ializing In Family, Immigration and Criminal Defense Law, 1996-Present Volunteer Attorney Ad Utem For Minor Children And Mentally Challenged Adults Advocacy Council Of The 13th Judicial Circuit Family Dependency Treatment Court 2005 To 2007 Activ e Parishioner Of Incarnation Catholic Church M etropolitan Ministries Food Drive Volunteer In Conjuction With Sacred Heart Academy Husband Kenneth Vasquez I s A Federal Officer With The Dept.Of Homeland Security And An Assi stant Catechist At Incarnation Catholic Church Let Your Voice Be Heard, Be Sure To Vote August 24th. www. VasquezFor Judge.com Polltlool Adve rtiHment Paid F or And Approved By Zill a V111quez For Circuit Court Judge, Group .t NonPartisan c )> z c ., :::c c


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