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Celebrating 66 Years In The Tampa Bay Area

Fearures N Changed From A lite 01 Drugs And Crime: He Is Nominated For Gospel Award BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Reggie Tolbert could have very well made headlines as a vicious criminal. His past certainly made it appear his life was going in that direction But, something happened to Tolbert that made him take a step back and look at what was ahead for him. "I got tired of not having anything and always getting into trouble. I realized I'd never have anything or nothing to look forward to if I kept that up REGGIE TOLBERT "That's when God came into my life. Not only did C God turn me around, he If brought a beautiful woman c into my life, my wife, Z Patricia. I'm blessed to c( have them both." Tolbert grew up in the Progress Village area and has been a lifelong member of St. 1-James AME Church. It was that church that Tolbert w turned to for salvation. > w c w :::1: en :J m :J ll. z i= w .J .J :J CD .J w z i= z w en The pastor and members have been so impressed with his progress, he has been nominated for the inaugural U-Turn Gospel "Unsung of the Year" Award The U-Turn Gospel Award celebrates individuals that change lives and redirect them for the glory of God. "I never wanted any glory. I just wanted to do what God wanted me to do. I've told others I wish they could feel my joy. "If you just trust and believe, everything will turn out right. My family has supported me from the begin ning even when I doubted myself. Now they are all pleased with the way God is using me. I'm His servant. Tolbert said he's tried reaching out to young Black males to help them, because he can see where they are going, and what the end will be. I can' t give up on them, because people never gave up on me. You just need love in your heart and the power to push away the temptations that try to pull you down. Love, forgiveness, endurance and faith are the tools you need. If I had turned left instead of right, I'd either be in prison or dead. I feel blessed now, because someone cared enough to reach down and pull me up. Tolbert said he fights everyday to stay on the right path and stay holy a: 0 .J LL. News Alert: The Florida Law States That You May Be Entitled To $1 0,000 < I N w (!) For Loss Wages And Medical Care Service Support and Hel p from the beginning to the end. Attorneys An Attorney w i ll come to you at home or work -No Recovery, No Fees Investigators If there is a dispute on how the accident occured Transportation Available Auto Repair Body Shop Medical Care Provided Specializing In: Car Bus Bicycle Motorcycle Slip & Fall Pedestrian Incidents Loss Wages Wrongful Death And More ... Call Michelle B. Patty Local: 813-495-3702 Toll Free 1-866-352-4200 Available 24 Hours A Day I 7 Days A Week Michelle B. Inc. Vietnam Vet savs Food Poisoning Saved His lite BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Like many young men who graduated from high school during the 1960s or early 1970s, Teddy Ricks, Jr. served in Vietnam He returned home 100% disabled from the conflict, and managed to build a career for himself and start a family. Ricks said he thought surviving Vietnam was great until a couple of months ago. Ricks and his wife had gone out to dinner, and brought some of the food home. At home, he ate the remainder of the food, then went to bed. "The next morning, I woke up sick and couldn't keep anything down. My wife decided to take me to the emergency room and it was determined I had food poi soning." Ricks said they also ran a CAT Scan on him, and gave him some frightening news. "The doctors told me they found a huge mass on one of my kidneys I was scheduled for surgery, and after 4-1/2 hours, I was told the surgery was successful. I also spent 8 days in intensive care. "If I hadn't gone to the hos pital for the food poisoning ; the cancer on my kidney would have spread. Doctors told me I wouldn't have had any symptoms that warned me there was a problem until it was too late. "In hindsight, I owe the restaurant a debt of gratitude. If it weren't for the food poisoning, the cancer would n't have been discovered. It's TEDDY RICKS, JR. amazing how things turn out sometimes." Ricks said he' s at home recuperating and on strong medication for pain. "I don't take it all the time, because of the side effects But, I'm being well cared for, thanks to my family. "I was already a disabled veteran and now this. My kidney condition may have been contributed to what I was exposed to in Vietnam. I've also been diagnosed with sleep apnea, so now I'll get more benefits. Ricks said he considers the food poisoning a blessing in disguise. "I was able to walk out of the Veteran s Hospital on my own and I'm happy to be here. I'm getting stronger each day. "That was a very scary moment in my life. I've survived Vietnam and kidney cancer. I feel God has truly put his hand on me and I'm blessed I advise all African American men to take care of themselves, visit their doctor, and get their colon checked. For Vietnam veterans, make sure you get checked out reg ularly." FBI oners Free Child ID APPlication According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) records, a child is reported missing every 40 seconds in America and many of them never return home. The FBI is offering a free new tool that can help with information pertaining to missing children. The recently launched Child ID application is the first mobile application, created by the FBI, to provide electronically store photos and vital information about your children. The application allows p a r e nts to imm edia t e l y s how th e pictures and provid e physica l ide ntifi e rs, s uch as h e ight a nd wei g ht, t o sec urit y or poli ce officer s in th e event a child i s missing. The information can also be quick ly and easily e-mailed to authorities with a few clicks. The app also includes tips on keep ing children safe as well as specific guidance on what to do in those first few crucial hours after a child goes missin g. The Child ID application currently onl y a vail a ble on iPhone s and can be downloade d fr ee from the App St o r e on iTunes. However th e progr a m will b e exp a nd e d t o includ e oth er mobil e d evices.


Features FamiiV Needs Help With Funeral Costs 01 Mom Who Died Suddenlv Porthln Of Street Named In Honor Of Fallen OUicers On Monday, m em-.:< )> c: C) c: C/) -1 ...... BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Mrs. Georgette Williams w a s out of tow n when she learned through a tel e phone call that Mrs. April Daniels Sanders was being transported to the hospita l from her job at DAACO. Within an hour of receiving the call she learned that Ms. Sanders had died. Mrs. Williams said Mrs. Daniels Sanders has been married to her son, Terrol Sanders, for nearly 3 years. I have driven a bus for Greyhound for the past 15 years and I was on my route in Tallahassee when 'her supervisor called me." "I contacted my grandson and he was with her son, Travis George and they went to the hospital. The next thing I knew they called me back around 1 p.m., and said she had died. "We talked everyday and she was like one of my own daughters. To my knowledge, she had aches and pains like everyone else, but nothing terminal. She had asthma and high blood pressure, but she wasn't having any major problems that I knew about. Mrs. Williams said that after her daughter-in-law passed, she contacted the Lake Butler Prison where her son is incarcerated and he gav e her power of attorney and guardianship to handle funeral arrangements However, she said the insur ance company has not paid the claim because the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner has not determined a cause of death "I thought I had not under stood the coroner because I was grief-stricken, so I called him back. I was told that it MRS. APRIL DANIELS SANDERS 12/19/1965 --08/04/2011 would be 8 to 12 weeks before a cause of dea:th would be known." Because of this unexpected turn of events, Mrs. Williams said the family needs help with funeral expenses. She further stated that Mrs. Daniels Sanders was a native of Queens, New York and she met her son, Terrol, when she was 15. She stated that the two dated and Mrs. Williams and her family moved to Tampa in 1983 and her son and Ms. Daniels Sanders went their separate ways. Mrs. Williams said Mrs. Daniels Sanders later met and married the father of her three children. She said the two reconnected after several year s and began to communi c a te Mrs. Williams s aid Mrs. Daniels Sanders and her son would have celebrated their 3rd anniversary on August 17th. "It was like their relationship picked right up from where it left off when they were teenagers, and they talked every day. She also said her daughterin-law was working to help with her husband s appeals. The hirinQ of a llJWYOr 15 a n Important deci31on that should not M based solely upon a dvoi"isen>OIIIs. ask u.s to send you free writt r m information about our q ualificat i ons tmd experie nce. Areas Of Practice: BANKRUPTCY: CHAPTER 7 & 13 CHILD SUPPORT PROBATE & WILLS GUARDIANSHIP SOCIAL SECURITY PERSONAL INJURY FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION FOR BANKRUPTCY. REASONABLE RATES & PAYMENT PLAN. F Kemi Og&mtalbi Attorne y At La w 1 09 N Armenia Aven ue T a mpa Fl33609 (813) 264-8717 Th e hiring o t l ntyar I an Important dc.llon that s h ould not be bd aolely upon advart l mnta. B for e ou dcl d ed a a k u a t o a and ou FREE w ritte n Information a bout O Uf uallflcatlontl and e x r lncel Mrs. Williams said in addition to her husband, Mrs. Daniels Sanders is survived by two sons, Travis, 22 and Tarron, 7, and 1 daughter, Amaya, 15. She also has one sister, Mrs. Alecia Coleman, of Glen Cove, New York, other rela tives and friends. Anyone wishing to contact Mrs. Williams can reach her at (813) 689-1879. Funeral services for Mrs. Daniels Sanders are incomplete. Harmon' s Funeral Home is in charge of handlipg arrangements. Fund Established Ms. Mary Lynn Ulrey, CEO of the Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office, Inc., (DACCO), said DAACO has established a fund for Ms. Daniels Sanders' children and donated the first $500 contri bution. hers of the community gathered in remembrance of two fallen police officers killed on last year. A portion ofN. 50th Street, from E. 23rd A v enue to Dr. Martin King Jr., Blvd., was named J.n honor of two Tampa police officers killed in the line of duty. In April, during the last legislative session, Senator Jack Latvala sponsored and Senator Arthenia Joyner co-sponsored Florida Senate passed SB 782 to pay' tribute to five bay area police officers killed in the line of duty in 2010. The bill pays tribute to Tampa Police Officers Jeffrey A. Kocab and David L. Tampa Police Chief, Jane Castor, left, and State Senator Arthenia Joyner unveiled the street sign proclaiming a portion of N. 50th Street Officer Jeffrey A. Kocab and Officer David L. Curtis Memorial Highway. Family members, co-workers, and friends gathered !lt the intersection ofN. 50th Street and E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., for the unveiling. N 0 ...... ...... ,... 0 ::D C/) m "If someone wants to send a contribution for the children to the memorial fund, make checks payable to: DACCO c/o Lisa Carrier, Human Resources, April Daniels Memorial Fund, 4422 E. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL33605." Curtis, who were killed on June 29, 2010, in the line of duty. z It also designates that part of State Road 687, in Pinellas m County, honor St. Petersburg Police Sgt. Thomas J. Baitinger, Officer Jeffrey A. Yaslowitz and Officer c: David S. Crawford. Part--time law schogL Full--time quality. Earn your law degree from Stetson's evening program. Our part time students learn from the same talented professors who teach full time students, and many become campus leaders. 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Letter To The E_ditor N ,.... .... f/) ::: C) ::: < ><:( Comm. Victor Crist Adds Insult To Insult C After reading your edff itorial dated August 5, 2011, I was shocked at the gross misrepresentation of my positions on public housing. My concern at August 3, 2011 Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners' meeting was that I wanted a guarantee from the Tampa Housing Authority that it would not displace thousands of people again without assuring quality housing and services would be available. I believe this editorial was written without confirming the facts. Video or written captions of my actual can be viewed at www.Hillsborougb.County.org. I am reC questing that you visit the fE site and see for yourself c that I was actually fightZ ing to help low income < families who depend on Section 8 vouchers. 5j In fact, I have always W advocated for low income families and the underi:J: 'served. In the late 1980s w and 1990s, thousands of > people in Tampa's public W housing were evicted. I fa worked diligently to help l: find adequate housing imd needed services for m these new residents. I have worked over two z decades to help provide fii affordable housing, ..J ..J ::: m ..J w z j:: z w en c:( c 0 ..J IL COMM. VICTOR CRIST transportation, educa-. tion, .career opportunities and health and human services to assist in-need families over-, come their circumstances. I believe, if you read the transcripts from the meeting you will find that what I actually said included this clarification after Commissioner Miller's misunderstanding of my comments: ... "When the federal government came in here andfunded the weed and seed initiative and the university went after federal grants, the conclusion of all of those studies came back. And it was very clear that the bulk of the exodus out of the city went north to the university area because there was an over so% vacancy rate in that community, and those properties were filled very quickly with residentsfrom the inner city. We Specialize In: And no, I wasn't indicating that they were crime-ridden, what I said is that crime follows poverty, and when you have a high concentration of poverty, it will attract a high concentration of crime that preys on it because crime likes to prey on the most unfortunate because they're the least capable to defend them-. selves and do something about it and that is grossly unfortunate. But, as much as the city would not like to own up to it and many of those who weren't there and a part of it would like to think it didn't happen, it did and it was very real and it was documented, and as a result, you know, a lot of people stiffered because those services and that irifrastructure to care for them took years to rebuild and put in place." I respectfully request a retraction of your editorial printed Friday, August 5, 2011, and that you please clarify my actual position on this issue. Respectfully yours in service, Comm. Victor D. Crist Hillsborough County Commissioner, District 2 31" .... & Bulletin Shells souvenir Books, Banners And, Special Events. Services Also Include Business & Catalog tpes, Letterhead, Brochures, Postcards And Much More. Sol Davis Printing, Inc. ot. 5205 N.lols Avenue Tantpa, Florida 33614 18131 353-3609 Mom Accuses Police 01 Beating Herson Ms. Demetria Styles said her son was arrested by Tampa Police early Monday. Ms. Styles said her son, Keith George, III, was arrested for violation of proba tion, but she wants to know why he was allegedly beaten, kicked, and tasered several times during the arrest. Ms. Styles said George and two friends had left a club around 1:30 a.m., when the vehicle they were riding in was stopped by police at the inter section ofN. 15th Street and E. 26th Avenue. "He did try to run because he knew he was wanted for vi olating his probation. But when he called me, he could hardly talk. He said they kicked him and punched him in his face several times. "His friends said the police just kept tasering him and laughing. They (police) kept telling him to "say you're sorry" as they repeatedly tasered him for about 10 min utes. They also told him, 'you got you're a** whipped and now you're going to jail.'" Ms. Styles said the police never said why they stopped the car, but eventually let her son's two friends leave with out being arrested. Ms. Styles said police had gone to her mother's home to arrest her son the weekend be fore the ericom:iter." "I was told that the police report said there were no bruises, but when you look at rriy son's face, you can s ee he was beaten." She stated that she is par ticularly concerned about the Diabetes Hypertension ".\!\' \'lllllii\'d oi lwi !111 ,..., ;md tir\d; High Cholesterol Weight Loss Management Accepting New Patients Aetna. BCBS. Cigna. Humana United Healthcare DRF AITHFELDER.COM 2901 St Isabel Street, Suite A-3 Tampa, FL [Close To St. Joseph's KEITH GEORGE, III ... Alleges he was beaten by Tampa Police officers tasering because her son has a heart murmur. George, 18, was charged with possession of cannabis Oess than 20 grams), grand theft of a motor vehicle, and obstructing or opposing an of ficer without violence. Ms. Styles has filed a complaint with the Tampa Po lice Department's Internal Affairs Bureau. Ms. Janelle McGregor, spokesperson for the Tampa Police Department said, "We take complaints very seriously and that is why we have an In ternal Affairs Bureau to sort out these matters. "Our Internal Affairs Bu reau will conduct a thorough investigation into the mother's complaint and determine ex actly what happened." Anyone wishing to contact Iris B. Holton, City Editor, can call (813) 248-1921; or email iholton@Qsentinel.com. Dr. Faith Felder Board Certified, Internal Medicine No No Problem! Just Call And Ask Stephanie About MY Affordable Dr. Appointment Plan!


editorials Columns FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN tened and he has agreedto fix l> (USPS 202-140) the pool. The matter has been C 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 resolved without a community Published Every Tuesday and Friday By ._ FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co. versus the mayor fight That is CJ) Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) the way government is sup-:1 POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P.O. Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL C. Blythe Andrews 1901-1977 (1945) W.W. Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. 1930-2010 (1977) S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER ALLISON WELLS-CLEBERT, CFO GWEN HAVES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR HAROLD ADAMS, CIRCULATION MANAGER TOVNETTA COBB, PRODUCTION MANAGER LAVORA CLASSIFIED MANAGER Subscriptions-$44 00-6 Months Both Editions: $87 00-Per Year Both Editions Opinions expressed on editorial pages of this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers do not necessarily reflect the editorial stance of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Publisher. I Words Speak For Themselves I H illsborough County Commissioner Victor Crist has taken exception to a recent editorial pertaining to remarks he made last week during a County Commission Board meeting. The comments left a bad taste in the mouths of those who heard them. Commissioner Crist is taking credit for helping the [(evicted) see Letter to the Editor] families relocate during the HOPE VI Project in the 1990s. Let us not forget, HUD has rigid guidelines in which housing authorities must adhere to when relocating residents. Apparently, none of the people Commissioner Crist ''worked diligently to help find adequate housing and needed services" were relocated through HOPE VI. Perhaps, they were just 63 families in need of help and he responded as any elected official should, to help his constituents. The area in question that rests in Commissioner Crist's District is in North Tampa. But most people who have lived in Tampa for more than 15 minutes know the area across E. Fowler Avenue, between N. Nebraska Avenue and N. 56th Street, by another name--Suitcase City. The area didn't get its name because there are an abundance of luggage shops. It is aptly named "Suitcase City" because of itS high concentration of apartments, its above average student population, and its high transient population. Of course, the area is poverty-stricken, but the people relocating from the housing complexes in the inner city didn't make it that way, they found it that way. We have found that seldom do words, spoken clearly, are in need of explanation. They usually speak for themselves. The only thing that speaks louder, is the action of the I>erson who said them. Walking A Mile In The President's Shoes The old saying, "Walk a mile in my shoes," comes to mind when analyzing President Barack Obama's ordeal in grappling with Republican Congressional representatives during these past two years. You be the judge. What if it was you who had to bend over backwards to get practically any legislation that benefits the poor, middle class, minorities, disabled, sick, children, elderly, unemployed, or even a good good-morning passed during the previous two Congressional sessions? What would you say to the one sleeping next to you when you woke up in the morning? From saving our environment, to offering bold stimulus plans, to ending a seemingly endless war in Iraq, as well as creating a health care plan and to regulating big business and financial institutions, if President Obama had been Superman, his cape would seldom have touched the ground. America's first Black president (yes, we said it) has been made to jump through more hoops and make more compromises than a tiger in a circus. And to his credit, he has never defaulted on any of his challenges. So, what is the problem that even certain Black Americans have with President Barack Obama? Is he Black enough? Is he too white? Are his words too proper? Has his famous jump shot gotten rusty? We have observed a continuous showing of disrespect A WI-n WI-D Sl-tuati_O_ n posedtowork.Peoplewilldis-1\) agree. Voices are supposed to N 0 F p I be heard opposing sides ...... or I lams 00 should listen to each other and ...... F or more than three years the residents in and around Northview Hills have not been able to swim in Williams Park Swimming Pool. Age, wear and tear and shifting earth had rendered the pool unusable. It was closed because it did not meet anti-drowning stan dards. For three years the resi dents have been trying to get the City of Tampa-o-wned swimming pool ; brought up to code. Nobody knew how much it would cost to fix the pool, but it was estimated to be in excess of $1 million. The situ ation boiled and bubbled to a possible explosion before cool heads and cooperation re. solved the matter. Mayor Bob Buckhorn, newly elected to office and struggling to balance his budget, would not commit to fixing the pool. Rumors have it I once asked my mother, in her later years, what she thought I'd grow up to be. With her signature lopsided grin, she glanced at me and said, "I thought you'd grow up to be president of the United States." I grinned and finished eating my spinach. That was then. This is now. Reverend Jesse Jackson wept at the inauguration of first Black president Barack Obama. No doubt, Jackson wept for many rea sons, some noble, others envi ous. I wonder if he's weeping now. Indeed, when Barack Obama and his beautiful First Lady, strode hand-i'i-I-h and down Penn sy lvania Avenue, on that cold, blustery January day, I saw my wife and me in stead, grinning uncontrollably at the screams and well-wishes of thousands of Americans who had come to welcome us to our new home. When the Obamas brought their children home to the White House, giving each little girl her own personal room, I saw instead my own children romping and stomp ing in what once had been Abraham Lincoln's bed room and cavorting down that the city had spent in ex cess of $2 million fixing two pools in South Tampa. This angered residents of North View Hills and a number of community activists. Newly elected City Councilman Frank Reddick, heard : the voices of the Black com munity and demanded that the pool be fixed. Councilman Reddick, in a bold move, threatened to vote against the entire city budget if money wasn't allocated to re pair Williams Pool. Led by Councilman Reddick, who was being a voice and a fighter for his con stituents, community activists began to organize a plan and call other city councilpersons about getting Williams Pool renovated. To the credit of Mayor Buckhorn, he heard the thundering footsteps of the Black community heading to City Hall for a showdown. halls, which echoed the ideas, dreams and demons of s ome of the greatest men in the hi s tory of the world. After reading the papers recently, I'm not daydreaming anymore. Yes, a president's life is pageantry. Parades and ban quets fill his schedule, no doubt. People, famous in their own right, in line to pump the flesh and search the eyes of America's Commander-in-Chief, even moreso, ifhe' s Black. But what happens on other days? What occurs inside a president's eyes when the or chestras cease and when the color of widows and widowers i s the only sight seen for miles? Those are the days I doubt I would want to be pre s ident. How abou t y ou? I'm talking about what happened the other day when a helicopter crammed with 30 American servicemen and women and Afghanistani ser vicemen, among them 25 Navy Seals, was shot down over the mountains of Afghanistan, and everyone was killed. is the word most used. We are told the news struck President Barack Obama like a hamsolutions should be sought. Again the matter has been re solved. In the end, Frank Reddick was a states man, Bob Buckhorn was mayor-like and the commu nity rose to the occasion. I hope that this is an omen for how cont:roversy will be re solved during the Buckhorn two-terms as Mayor of the City of Tampa. I hope that this is an indi cation of how Councilman Frank Reddick will stand up and fight for his constituents during his two terms on City Council. You. know Blacks have not had a whole lot of standing up for lately. Finally, x hope .the Williams Pool incident is the f! community saying, we intend 0 to stay involved in whathap-pens to and in our community over the next eight years. Good CJ) job by those who dared to get involved. ::::! mer-blow. It was not the first time. But no one was counting. We are also told that when the President received the sobering news, a slump could z m r-aJ c rr m ::::! z be seen to form in his usually athletic straight back and "C broad shoulders. As he ffi boarded a helicopter to take a rplane to Dover Air Force base Cii where the military brings its ffi dead to be processed, then C sent home, sources say the m President said little. Instead of coffee, he drank ::D water And when he left Air -< Force One to board the trans-port planes, which held there-m mains of military dead still fresh from their demise, his eyes brimmed with tears as he saluted soldiers who could not return his kindne ss. That news C and those acts were when I re-., alized that even though I ap-:!! predated my mother's loving words about my possible fu-..... ture there was no way in.the world I could have stqod up under the relentless pressure of being the President of the United States. Even now, parents proud of their children s future, be heard to coax their _loved one s by saying, One day, you, too, could be President of the United States." No doubt, in innocent gratitude, their chil dren smile. But considering the pain, which President Obama ob viously endured as he saluted America's most re cent hon ored dead, I would cautiously say to both parents and prog eny, "Be careful what you wish for. for the high office President Obama holds. Call it racism, if you please. Nevertheless, like the great Jackie Robinson or like the timeless Frederick Douglass, President Obama con-tinues to "take a licking and keep on ticking."


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The second photo though, was a little more risque. In that one, the men were cap tured in a tight embrace and engaging in a French kiss that appeared to be as passionate as any, you would see in an af ternoon soap opera. Looking at the page, I found myself having one of those "W.T.F?" moments as I thought, "did I really need to see an image of homoeroti cism today?" I mean, even though I'm not homophobic and under stand the financial significance of gays and lesbians wanting to bind legally with their life partners, I'm not quite ready to see public displays of homo sexual affection at every turn. Call me ignorant for think ing that I can tolerate their union without accepting the intimacy that comes with it. But just because I have ah idea in my mind of what they do behind closed doors doesn't necessarily mean that I'm cool with seeing it in action. I also know that in order for me to be here, my parents had to have sex. But I wouldn't want to see that either. With all of the photos, I'm sure the photographer submit ted, I wondered why they chose that particular one for print? Was it simply for shock value? Or was it just another deliberate attempt by the members of the GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Trans gender) community to remind the rest of society that they plan on becoming more and more visible in the main stream? If the latter is indeed the case, then it would be just the latest example of the Gay com munity flexing its muscle and expanding its presence. Earlier this year a group out of California tried to make gay history a required part of one California county's school curriculum. A little more than a month ago, the Sci Fi Chan nel premiered a television se ries imported from Great Britain that centers on an openly bi-sexual male lead character. And, just recently in a USA Today newspaper interview, the creative team behind Marvel Comics stated that they were looking forward to one day adding a gay super hero to the Marvel Universe. Add in the number of openly gay characters on other television shows, the repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," policy in the military, more states addressing same-sex marriage legislation, the back lash against Tracy Morgan and it becomes clear to see that the power and momentum of the GLBT's is in full swing. It all forces me to realize that when it comes to my self perceived forward way of thinking, I still have a long way to go. Because when it all boils down right now, the rest of us have one of two choices. Get used to the new world they seem to be creating or starve in the one that's slowly being left behind. Anyone wanting to contact Clarence Barr can reach him at: Clarence Barr, II, .431110-018; Bennettsville F.C.I.; P. 0. Box.52020; Bennettsville, SC 29512; or by email at clarence.barr7Q8gnlail. com. Reality On Ice is by the Florida Sentinel Bulletin Publishing Company. GIBBS & PARNEll, PA ATTORNEYS AT LAW NURSING HOME NEGLECT OR MEDICAL MALPRACTICE. All SERIOUS INJURIES. (813) 975-4444 1-800-711-5452 722 E. FLETCHER AVE TAMPA. FL 33612 \VW'vV.C I B BSAN D PA RN E L L.CO iv1 The lllrlng If A Lcnvyer An 1mportalll De.ticion nwt Should Not .Be Based Sa/ely Upon Adverfl:,ement. Befiwe. You Decidie, Ask U.v 1h Se11d You FRET:: Written ilifo rmatioll Ahout Our Qualijicati01u And F.xperience. Pastor wants To Get His Mother Out Of Haiti. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Pastor James Duverlus has made several trips to his native Haiti, and each time he returns to the United States in despair. Pastor Duverlus said he just returned from Haiti this week, and will be going back on August 20th. "It's sad to report that nothing is going on. We have elected a president, but there is no government in place. The funds that can help the people are being held up b the Clinton Foundation due to the political situation. "People are still suffering, housing is still lacking, and it just seems nothing is being done." Pastor Duverlus's min istry, Compassion Network International Ministries, is trying to get more national attention on what's not happening in Haiti, and says the American newspapers don't give frequent updates on the situation there. "We need journalists in Haiti feeding their newspa pers in this country monthly pictures and reports. "We have more than 40,000 people living under a tent in one area, and in the town I'm from, there's a tent set up with more than 6o,ooo people, one of them my own mother. I'm trying to get a visa to bring her to the FYI PASTOR JAMES DUVERLUS United States, but it has been difficult. It's a curse in Haiti if you don't have family." Pastor Duverlus said his mother has serious back and knee problems, and is not getting the medical care she needs. "I feel for things to change, we must make sure we have a strong plan in place. This has been going on far too long. "The goal of my ministry is to have at least 20 centers up and running in the next 10 years. People need to be trained how to build and do other things so they can re build Haiti themselves. All we have now is groups of people coming in, making money off of the suffering of others, then leaving." CNIM is also engaged in building schoois in Haiti. Most of the schools in Haiti were destroyed in the earth quake last year. Middleton Class Of 1972 And 1973 The Middleton Class of 1972 and 1973 will have its monthly class reunion meeting, Saturday, August 13th at 2 pm at the C. Blythe Andrews Library, 2607 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. All class members are encouraged to come out as we con tinue preparations for our 40th-year celebration on July 20th22nd, 2012. The contact phone number is 813-377-6600. Back 2 School Splash Party A Back 2 School Splash Party will be held Saturday, August 13, 2011, 11 a. m. -3 p. m. at the Cyrus Greene Complex, 2101 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. : There will be food, prizes, games, music and more for the summer pool party. For additional information, call (813) 242-5350 or 2425305.


Local Church's New Ministrv Hosts Communitv Outreach Event Mount Zion AME Church of Riverview is proud to present a newly established ministry. The We Care Initiative has been established to address issues affecting citizens in the community, providing assistance that will hopefully aid persons to lead more self-sufficient lives. The initiative's aim is to create op portunities for access to health and wellness, educational, economic and other community resources in a lov ing and caring environment. The program's first effort will be a Community Outreach Event sched uled for Saturday, August 13, 2011, 9 A. M. -2 P. M. on the church campus located at 5920 Robert Tolle Drive (the intersection of Highway 301 and Bloomingdale). While this effort is targeting the recently storm-ravaged Progress Vil lage and surrounding communities, all are welcome and services will be given until all resources are ex hausted. The event will allow attendees to receive the following: health screen ings including free blood test, prostate and breast exams, vision exams, dental check and x-rays, back to school physicals for kids; 300 back packs complete with school supplies, free haircuts, belts for boys, free lunch, a week's supply of food for 200 REV. DWAYNE K. GADDIS ... Pastor families, and clothing, if needed. Registration will be conducted on site and participants will be eligible to win $50.00 gift cards throughout the day and will receive a complimentary gift bag with a souvenir 'We Care' gift. Transportation will be provided for specific areas; to inquire call813-622-7171. Mount Zion, formerly of Hyde Park, is a young progressive church under the leadership of the Reverend Dwayne K. Gaddis. You are welcome to visit the church, view services live each Sunday morning at 10 a. m on ustreamtv.com, or visit the website at www.mtzion ameriverview.com. Florida Youth Against Hunger Hosts Tampa Event Three recent graduates of Hills borough and Jesuit High Schools are planning a rally to raise awareness of hunger issue. Florida Youth Against Hunger is a youth created organization that is focused on raising awareness on the issue of hunger in the state of Florida. The founders of this event were all panelists during the 2011 Children's Week Town Hall meeting that took place in Tallahassee. Three rallies will take place on the same date in three different cities around Florida: Tallahassee, Tampa, -and Miami. The events will occur on Saturday, August 13th. The Tampa event will be the largest event and will take place from 10 a. m. to 1 p. m. at the Ybor City Cuban Club located at 2010 North Avenida Republica De Cuba, (33605). It will focus on gathering canned foods for organizations that deal with feeding the hungry. It will also have several forms of entertainment; such as, bands, singers, poets, spoken word, dance groups, etc. (most, if not all, the en tertainment will consist of youth). People attending the event are ex pected to bring canned food or mon etary donations, which will then be distributed among the food banks in Left to right: Ashira Pelt, Kevin Ramirez and Rafael V. Migoyo attendance. Any donations will be appreci ated, but there is a great need for food that is high in nutritional value. Supermarket gift cards that the food banks can use to purchase the spe cific food items Will also be accepted. The organizations that will be re ceiving the donated foods and funds will be setting up booths around the event location, which was graciously donated by The Cuban Club in Ybor City. Contact Information: Ashira Pelt: (813) 786-4460, Kevin Ramirez: (813) 936-8089, or Rafael Migoyo: (813) 523-6809. ., :!! 0 l> c: C) c: (/) -t ..... I\) 0 ..... ..... ., r 0 2:! 0 l> (/) m z ::! z m r m c: r r m ::! z ., c: m r en ::::1: m 0 m < m -t c: m (/) 0 l> z 0 ., :a 0 ;g C) m -...! I l>


E Local N' UJ ;::) 34th.Street Church Of God To Host Familv Conference C!J There is great excitement in the air of local church 34th >=' Street Church of God and the < Florida State Association of C the Church of God. fE The Family Fest Conference, led by Dr. Thomas Scott, Senior Pastor of 34th Street Church of God, has en deavored and succeeded over the last few years to give away thousands of book bags and school supplies to the local community, provide haircuts and hair braiding, health screenings and physicals, free food and so much more. This year i s no exception. Even in the midst of a re cession, 34th Street Church of God remains committed to serving the community. 341 h Street Church has combined kingdom alignment with the state conference of the Florida State Association of the Church of God to make a larger imprint on the city of Tampa and the state of Florida. The conference will begin on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 7 p. m with noted preacher and Grammy award winning singer, Evangelist Beverly Crawford. On Thursday Night, August 18, 2011, the guest speaker will be the youthful and dynamic ; Pastor D. H. Dawkins, Ft. Lauderdale. Friday, August 19, 2011 will be Dr. Zachary Tims of the New Destiny Pre-Anniversary Fundraising Gospel Program Saturday, August 13, 2011, 6 p.m. AU NATIONS OUTREACH CENTER 8405 North 11th Street Tampa, A. 33604-1252 (comer of E. Waters Avenue & N. 11th Street) If you would like to minister with us, or for more information please contact Mother Sybil Brown (813) 943-1917 PLANT CITY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC. Presents "Not Easily Broken" For Families Leon & Delayna Elliott Ministers And Relationship Expert SatUrday Morning "Not Easily Broken" Workshops 9:00A.M. -12:30 P.M. Communicating In Families Dr. Deborah A. Austin Minister & Communications Expert And Speaker Understanding Differences in Personality Styles: So That's Why_ We Act The Way We Do! Dr. Pauline Rivers Leadership Consultant And Administrative Pastor, Plant City ChristianCenter Cost For Saturday Workshops: Only $10.00 Per Family! Seating Is Umitedlll To Register, Contact Dr. Paula Rivers

'TI ________________________ J< Student Ends School Year With Several Accolades ALEXIS WHEATLEY ... Ends school year with several accomplishments. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor VVhen the school 2010-2011 school year came to and end, Alexis Wheatley was the recipient of several forms of recognition. Her collective academic accomplishments earned her an invitation to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference that took place this summer 2011 inWashington, D.C. At the end of the year, Alexis completed her 51 h school year at Kenly Elemen tary School. During the awards ceremony, Alexis was honored as an honor stu dent for the entire year. She obtained the Principal's Honor Roll, the High Honor Roll, and the Honor Roll. She also was honored for Citizen ship, as "Student of the Month," and as the "Character Star of the Month." Among her other accom plishments, Alexis received medals for outstanding achievement on the FCAT Reading and Math Test for the school year. Alexis also served as Stu dent Council President, as a Safety Patrol, as a Peer Medi ator, as a Library Assistant, Chorus Member, and a Member of Duke TIP University (Talent Identification Pro gram). Alexis, who 'is the daugh..: ter of thouy Wheatley; '." was nominated to attend Junior National Young Leaders Con ference by her Reading/Lan guage Arts Teacher. How ever, her parents d e cided against her attending the conference this year. "We are confident that she will b e invited again," her mother said. She enjoys reading, singing, ballet and jazz danc ing. Her achievements out side of school include membership in The Starlights Youth Group, Chapter 164, of the Eastern Stars, and serving as Queen of the Starlights representing Tampa for 2011. Alexis attends First Union Missionary Baptist Church, where she is very ac tive in different ministries. Her church involvement in cludes singing in the Youth Choir, Praise Team, Drama Ministry, and she is currently serving as Youth Department Vice President. At 11, Alexis is also a trained model and her future aspirations include being featured in store catalogs and magazines. She is the granddaughter of Ms. Margaret J. Butler and the late William J. Butler, Sr., Tampa, Ms. Jackie Bowman, Ms. Sandra McCaskill and the late Andrew McCaskill of Pittsburgh, P A. Mrs. Marjorie Parham, of Tampa, is her great grandmother. Alexis will attend Horace Mann Middle School for the upcoming school year. Subscribe Today! 1 Sentinel Bulletin AMEIUC'A'SJIOII:H.\1U S T Sli.\ U .V.'EllDCJ.Y "The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself' 813 248-1921 24 Years Of Service Feed Our Children Minisbies, Inc. P.O. Box 290415 Tampa, R. 33687 (813) 784-1021 FeedOUrt:hlhhn.org Friends And Familv Back-To-School Bash On Saturday, August 13th, the Friends And Family BackTo-School Bash will take place at Jack-son Heights NFL YET Center, 3310 E. Lake Avenue. The event will take place between 10 a.m. and 3p.m. Several community organizations have come together to provide back-to-school supplies, games for the kids, and many other activities. The event will also feature free food, the Grand Fi-nale Project Runway Youth Fashion Show. ;: There will also be activities for adults as well as free food and give-a-ways. For additional in formation call (813) 242-5346. UU


.... c; Reunion Wilson Familv Travels To washington For Reunion Gloria W. Davis and her daughter, Victoria Saho posed outside the office of Congressional Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi. The Wilson Family re cently spent a week reunion in Washington, D. C., and Baltimore, Maryland. The re union consisted of five sib lings, along with their off spring, who are: Parris E. Wilson, Gloria W. Davis, 0 Margaret W. Webb, Beta: tye W. Ennis, and Arthur u.. L. Wilson. They stayed in Maryland at the Hyatt Sum< merfield Suites Gaithersburg. Victoria D. Saho of Ate UJ w :: .... w > w c w J: UJ :J m :: ll. z i= w ..J ..J :: m ..J w z i= z w UJ <( c a: 0 ..J u.. <( I 0 .... lanta, was the coordinator for the reunion. Arthur L. Wilson of Newark, N.J., was re sponsible for transportation. Their first full day was spent at the Capitol. They were provided a gu id ed tour and the history of the magnif icent Capitol Building. Gloria W. Davis, of Tampa, along with Victoria, visited the Office of Congresswoman Kathy Castor. She provided them with tickets Siblings of the Wilson Family: left to right, Gloria W. Davis, Parris E. Wilson, Margaret W. Webb, Bettye W. Ennis and Arthur L. Wilson. for the reunion members to attend, as sit-ins, at the Com mittee Hearings of the United States Senate and United States House of Representa tives. Follow up days were spent touring the Department of Treasury-Bureau of En graving to see the operational process of how America money is made. They also visited the Library of Congress. Iri addi tion, they visited and toured the White House. They spent time visiting the Lincoln Memorial, after driving by other points of in-terest as Howard University and George Washington Uni versity Their final day in Washington, D. C., was spent on a Potomac River Cruise from Alexandria, VA. to George town. One full day was spent in Baltimore, Maryland. Their first stop was at The National Great Blacks In Wax Mu seum, which celebrated their 25th anniversary. They later spent several hours touring the Inner Harbor area, and enjoyed cruising down the Baltimore River, observing various Inner Harbor Landings and Attractions. Family members who attended and enjoyed this re membrance reunion were: Arthur L. Wilson of Newark, N.J.; Victoria D. Saho and Bakary N. Saho of Atlanta, GA., Parris Kevin Wilson of Arlington, TX; Margaret W. and Bobby Webb, Sr., of Wilson, N. G.; Parris E. Wilson, Hope P. Wilson, Bettye W. Ennis, Dessiree Sylvester Samuels, Jr., Kailah Brown, Jaia Ennis and Gloria W. Davis, au of Tampa.


5ack To School Fifth Third Bank Kicks OH Back-To-School SUPPIV Drive Fifth Third Bank is part nering with education foun dations in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Polk counties for its Back-to School Supply Drive. The drive began on August 81 h and will continue until Au gust 261h. During this time, the Bank will collect donations of school supplies through col lection bins in all of its 46 Banking Center locations throughout Tampa Bay. The donations will benefit stu dents and teachers in the Tampa Bay area. The drive will culminate with Fifth Third serving as the host of two community events on Friday, August 26 from noon to 2 p.m. The first event will take place at 13001 N. Dale Mabry Highway and 2508 S. R. 580, in Clearwa ter. As an additional effort to collect donations, anyone who drops off supplies to the events will be provided with BRIAN LAMB ... President, Fifth Third Bank lunch and refreshments. All supplies will be dis tributed by the education foundations in individual backpacks provided by Fifth Third Bank to students and teachers in need of assis tance. Brian Lamb, President of Fifth Third Bank Tampa Bay said, "We are proud to partner with the local educa tion foundations, who are in strumental in providing students with the opportuni ties for academic success. "Through our Back-to School Supply Drive, we hope to equip both children and teachers with the tools and materials they need to start the school year off right." The Bank hopes to collect such items as #2 pencils, spi ral notebooks, 8 or 24-count boxes of crayons, washable glue or glue sticks, full-size boxes of tissue, anti-bacterial wipes or hand sanitizer, gal lon or sandwich-size zip lock bags, etc. Donations of gift cards to office supply stores or retail vendors are also welcomed and will be used by the edu cation foundations to purchase supplies from school-issued lists. Fifth Third Bank is also introducing a cash offer that will benefit teachers in the community. Coming SooD To Allen Temple Restaurant Owner To Sponsor Book Bag Drive BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Local barbecue restaurant owner, Cornelius "Big Bru" Hamilton along with Heaven 273 Min istries, will be hosting a free book bag giveaway. Hamilton will be giving away 100 book bags from 11:30 a. m. until3:30 p. m. at the Avalon Village Apart ments, 14350 Hensel Lane in North Tampa. "The Lord has put this on my soul and I will continue to give back to the people who need it more than I do, said Hamilton. "For years, sup. ported men as an entertainer and magazine owner. Now, I want to sow them all how much I appreciate that sup port." Hamilton said as a spe cial feature, there will be a back to school concert that will feature Christian and secular artists. "There will also be free food available and other treats. "The reason I selected that area for the giveaway is because I felt that's where my help is needed the most at this time. There are a lot of single parents and chil dren in that area; and no much income. I feel any little bit helps, and this is my way of giving what I can." )> c: G) c: C/) ...... N 0 ...... ...... ., r-0 lJ c )> C/) m z ::! z m r-m c: rrm ::! z ., c: m l en ::::t m c


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A better script would saved this movie. Made $143M. (Budget $140M). **1iz With Benefits -Justin Timberlake and Mila complemented each other in this light-hearted comedy two people making a deal of being friends only. You've this movie before with 'No Strings Attached', but this one better. Made $48M. (Budget $35M). ***liz Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Pt. 2 -Harry the gang's (Ron and Hermione) final battle with Lord If you haven't read the books, this movie explains whole series in one scene. Very dark with great action. orth Seeing! Made $334M.j$1.3 billion worldwide (Budget /A).**** Winnie The Pooh-If you want peace for 69 minutes with kids, this movie is for you and the little ones. Might be the Winnie The Pooh movie. Made $24M. (Budget $30M). Horrible Bosses -A group of friends devise a scheme to their bosses. This movie was hilarious. Colin Ferrell and Foxx were funnier than the stars. Made $105M. (Budget **** Zookeeper Kevin James stars in this family-oriented movie about a zookeeper talking with the animals to save his relationship. A better script than the first. Made $73M. (Budget $8oM). *** Transformer: Dark Of The Moon Great action and a script than the last. A little long-2 hrs./ 40 mins. Should e Shia LaBoeufs last scream for Optimus Prime. Must See! Made $344M. (Budget $195M). **** RATINGS: **** Very Good I *** Good I ** Average I -Wait For Video NATC PLANS. TO CREATE JOBS AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES WORLDWIDE INSPITE OF DEBT CRISIS! On August 28,2011, the NATC GLOBAL TELEVISION STATION will be holding a GLOBAL JOB AND BUSINESS CEREMONY. Our mission is to prevent the root cause of the debt crisis from causing the devastation of world financial systems. If you or anyone you know needs a job or wants to start, a business, then go to www.natcglobal.com for more information immediately. 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You could start a novel or write some poetry. Relax while you spin stories. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -It's normal to keep changing your mind now. Instead of resisting """' indecisiveness you could just enjoy the ride. You might get rewarded with a brilliant insight. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)-Things may seem to be going in several directions at once. Get a high enough vantage that you can see what's going on. Stick to what you already promised. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -Don't let the monkeys in your head drive you crazy. Thank them for entertaining you with their silly thoughts. Post your main goal as a visual reminder, and keep to it. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)-There may be unexpected detours today. Remember that it's all part of the creative process. Let others help you overcome your limitations. They 've been there. Aries (March 21-April19)-Take it easy this morning to avoid mistakes. 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Entertainment N ,... Steve Harvev: Cornel West, Tavis Smilev Are 'Uncle Toms TAVIS SMILEY, STEVE HARVEY AND CORNEL WEST During his syndicated radio show, comedian Steve Harvey called out Cornel West and Tavis Smiley for their poverty bus tour, while defending President Barack Obama: After a listener sent an email about the duo's tour being a hustle, Harvey did C not shy away from offering a: u. c z w c w ::1: CJ), ::::l m ::::) a. z i= w ...J ...J ::::) m his own opinion -accusing West and Smiley for using personal vendettas to damage the Obama name. "I was a huge fan of Cornel West," he said. "[But] Tavis, I seen him coming a mile away. His anger started when he had a town hall meeting, President Obama couldn t come because of the campaign trail and he sent Mrs. Obama. He has held that grudge every since." The writer and comedian also mocked West for not getting extra tickets to Obama's inauguration. Harvey said, "Have you ever been invited to the damn inauguration? Did Bush -send for you? Did Clinton send for you? Did Reagan send for you?" Harvey continued his rant by referring to Smiley and West as being affiliated with UTLO.org (which stands out for "Uncle Tom LookOut"). Harvey mocked the tour by saying, "Make sure you don't get on the poverty bus ... because if you ain't po', when you ride the bus, you become po'." lil wavne sued For $15 Million Over 'Bedrock' LILWAYNE Lil Wayne faces a $15M legal battle over allegations he stole the song "Bedrock." Done Deal Ent. is suing Wayne, Universal Music Group, Cash Money Records and Young Money Ent. for copyright infringement. The song, featured appearances by Drake, Nicki Minaj and Lloyd, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was on the 2010 CD "WeAre Young Money." Wayne also has been sued by several producers over unpaid royalties. Viola Davis leads 1he Help' After 'long Journev 01 Roles' VIOLA DAVIS With two Tony Awards, including one opposite Denzel Washington in Fences last year, and an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress to her credit, Viola Davis is definitely among the best in her craft. Still, as she noted in a press conference-style inter view, "usually characters of color are relegated to a page or two" and, as hard as it is to believe, she said, "usually, I will get three or four scenes in a movie and that's it." So, it's interesting that, even in 2011, her most high profile film role to date is playing the maid, Aibileen Clark in 1961 Mississippi in The Help. The risks did not escape the Julliard-trained actress. "A Black actress playing a maid in 2011 in Hollywood, it's a lot of pres sure,',' she shared. The Help opened Wednes day nationwide. Jav-z And Diddv Top Forbes 2011 HiP-HOP Cash King's list DIDDY, BEYONCE And JAY-Z 1. Jay-Z-$37M 2. Diddy-$35M 3. Kanye West-$16M 4 Lil Wayne-$15M 4 Birdman -$15M 6. Eminem -$14M 6. Dr. Dre-$14M 6. Snoop Dogg-$14M 9 Alc.on-$13M 10. Ludacris -$12M 11. Wiz Khalifa-$11M 11. Drake-$11M 13. Pharell Williams -$10M 14. Timbaland-$7M 15. Swizz Beatz-$6.M 15. Nicki Minaj -$6.M 17. Rick Ross -$6M 17. 50 Cent --: $6M 17. Pitbull -$6M 20. T-Pain -$sM 20. B.o.B. -$5M correcuon The New Celebrity's Club will be featuring a new format, but Sir will not be appearing this Friday as reported ear lier. He will appear on a later date.


Entertainment Dash Admits To $3M Tax Debt The Wire's' Pearson Hill Sued BV h-Band Member Pleads Guiltv A fonner band member of l: DAME DASH Reports recently came to light that Dame Dash owes $3M to the IRS and Dame admitted to it. owe way more than $2M in taxes," said Dame. "Th at must've just been the IRS," said Dash, laughing. "Nah, nah, I'm f cked up." Dame continued, KELLY ROWLAND Just a few days since Nicki Minaj had a nippleepisode on Good Morn ing America, singer Kelly Rowland decided to 1-up "They're auditing me. When you're a businessman, you have a lot of businesses, a lot of times they think you're laundering money or you're pretending you're writing things off that you don't. I'm a true businessman As y ou know, I believe in m y inde pendence I have no part ners, so every dollar I make goes right back into every business I have." Dash also goes on to ex plain that an accountant holds a heavy responsibility within the business to prop erly report where expenses are going. Minaj with an on stage nip ple slip of her own While performing at Club 4Sixty6 in West Orange, New Jersey, Miss Rowland acci dentally popped her boob, actually more than once. Of, course being the pro fessional that she is, and a member of the Matthew Knowles/Destiny Child's school of performing, Kelly didn't let a simple nipple slip stop her show and even showed a sense of humor about the incident. FELICIA 'SNOOP' PEARSON HBO's "The Wire's" Felicia "Snoop" Pearson plead guilty to conspiring to distribute heroin. Pearson was caught by a wiretap in a drug probe of an alleged drug gang. A day before her trial, Judge L. Fletcher-Hill ac cepted the guilty plea, sus pending a seven-year sentence with credit for time served and ordering three years of supervisecJ probation with provisions for out-of state travel for work. Pearson was one of 64 people charged in March in "Operation Usual Suspects The federal indictment states that since 2008, members bought heroin from New York and marijuana from California and sold the drugs in Baltimore. As part of the conspiracy, the indictment alleges, members discussed how those who failed to per form required tasks were dealt with violently. Lauryn Hill has filed a law-suit claiming that the "Killing Me Softly" singer ..... was verbally abusive toward N her musicians during her 2007 European tour. LAURYN HILL :: In the lawsuit filed by Jay Gore, the guitarist claims the former Fugee front woman was unbearable to work with. According to Gore, Hill "exhibited the type of behav ior for which she had gained public notoriety which con tributed to a hostile work en vironment." He continued, "After shows, Hill would demand that the musicians and roaa support personnel attend meetings where she would engage in a person-:by-per son critique and berating The also claims in the lawsuit that Hill shorted him pay for his services, to the tune of thousands of dol lars. Gore is seeking, $20,000 in compensation. Children's Hospital Gets Art Bv MJ Sketches by Michael Jackson and a signed partrait of the entertainer will decorate the walls of Chil dren's Hospital Los Angeles. Jackson's kids, Prince, Paris and Blanket, were on hand to unveil the donated artwork. The works depicting Mickey Mouse, furniture and other objects were donated by Brett Livingstone-Strong, an artist and friend of Jackson's.


,.... Who Is Steve Williams;. Jerrv Rice Joins ESPN, Rips Randv Moss BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer An Analysis Not many golf caddies get the distinction of being millionaires. They spend decades toting golf bags for miles, and although they earn a pretty good living at it, only a select few earn the kind of money Steve Williams has earned. As the caddie for Tiger Woods, Williams earned in e x cess of $9 million over a 13-year sp a n, and the ship was sailing smoothly until Woods hit mudd y wat e rs in his personal life. That on top of having 5 knee oper a tions, has put Woods in a position oftrying to catch up. A month ago, Woods told Williams he would no longer be requiring his services, and Williams is now the caddie for Adam Scott, LL who just won the C Bridgestone Invitational :i Tournament > Talking to CBS Sports on the 18th green, Williams tn said, "I've caddied for 33 years and that's the best win 1-I've ever had, after Scott's i: victory. W Pro golfer Paul Azinger [ij immediately spoke up and c said Williams had broken the unwritten caddy rule by tn talking to the media. ::J It didn' t matter that Woods had made D.. Williams a recognizable figZ i= w ..J ..J ::J m ..J w z i= z w U) < c i:t 0 ..J LL When your new job is to talk to a living, one way to impress your new employers is to rip one of the biggest names in the industry you are paid to talk about. On the day former 49ers' legend Jerry Rice became an ESPN analyst, the Hall of Fame wide receiver called recently retired Randy Moss lazy. Now Rice knows a thing or two about catching balls for a living and he didn t say Moss w a s not tal ented JERRY RICE vs. RANDY MOSS In fact, the former NBC Bay Area analyst told ESPN Ragio that Moss had more talent than him, but he didn't use it to his fu! l potential. STEVE WILLIAMS And TIGER WOODS Charges Dropped In Alleged Kidnapping Over Shaq ure. He couldn't resist throwing Woods under a Greyhound bus the first chance he got. He also reportedly told the media that he had lost respect for Woods when his affairs were made public. With his foot still on the gas pedal, Williams said he plans to write a book when he retires, and there will be an interesting chapter on Woods. First of all, golf doesn't need Williams, so if I were Adam Scott, I'd be very careful what I say around Williams. He's already shown he doesn t keep any thing confidential, and who kno w s what skeletons he will let out of Scott's Closet ifthe need arises. Let's take a step back and look at some of the accomplishments Tiger Woods has charted in his career. Currently, Woods has 71 PGA tour wins, third all time behind Sam Snead (82) and Jack Nicklaus (73). Woods has won 14 majors, second all time behind Nicklaus (18). Woods owns the lowest career scor ing average in PGA tour his tory. He also has made more money than any player in PGA tour history. Woods has cemented his place in golf history and to date, there' s no Black or white golfer on the pro circuit that has risen to that level. So, when the media gives a caddie like Steve Williams all this press it not onl y t a r nishes a man w ho is still the greatest golfer on the planet but makes Williams out to be some kind of savior or hero. Even the fans turned on Woods when the y started chanting "Stevie, Stevie," during play at the Bridgestone Invitational Let's put this all in perspective. Whether you're the greatest or not, Tiger Woods is still a Black man in America. Williams is a caddie and nothing more. That's all he 'll ever be, and if any pro golfers are smart, he won't b e a caddie much longer, a t least on the pro circuit. Who i s Steve Williams? Just a man w ho LOS ANGELES Los Angeles County prosecutors have dropped the case against seven gang members accused of kidnapping a music producer who claimed to have a sex tape of Shaquille O'Neal. At the prosecution's request, a judge Tuesday dis missed kidnapping, assault and robbery charges District attorney s spokeswoman Jane Robinson says prosecutors believed Robert Ross was attacked but his credibility as a wit-SHAQUILLE O'NEAL ness was undermined by some of his own testimony and behavior outside court. No details were provided. LeBron Opens Clubhouse For Kids In Ohio Hometown AKRON, OH -LeBron James has cut the ribbon to open a clubhouse for children in Ohio named for him In a gym he played in as a kid, the NBA superstar Tuesday opened the LeBron James Clubhouse at an Akron Boys & Girls Club, which was renovated with $240,000 he donated through his family foundation. James said he was humbled to be able to help area youth. The Miami Heat LEBRON JAMES forward promised to keep giving back to a city that will "always be home no matter where lam." r--------1 Hour1: 9 A.M. ? P.M. l Monday Saturday 9 A.M.6 P.M. -----------spotlight, savored decid e d the first .., .. ,.._. .. s,." got h e' d mak e it brighte r Williams will s oon fade away, a nd unfortunat e ly, the ; world will a nxiou s l y wait f o r his t ell-a ll b ook to b e r e leas e d In the m eantime, Woods will c ontinu e t o r e writ e pro f ess ion a l g olf and se t record s th a t will n e v e r be matc h e d or b roke n Go Tiger! 3608 N.1Sth(comer0flake) 813.247. 128


5 J< Ochocinco To Live With Patriots Fan CHAD OCHOCINCO FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -Chad Ochocinco has found a new NFL home He's still looking for a place to stay. The veteran wide receiver Tuesday said he still has a lot of work to do, but is starting to feel comfortable with his new teammates in the New England Patriots' offense. He gave fellow receivers W es Welker and Deion Branch and quarterback Tom Brady credit for his progress. I've been able to assume a lot of information in a short period of time," he said, while adding "there' s still a lot of work to do." His play during training camp has been inconsistent a sensational catch fol lowed by a drop -but he has had to get used to Brady and a new system without the benefit of offseason workouts. Off the field, he still hasn' t found a home in the Foxborough area, but is toy ing with a novel way of get ting to know the area. ''I'm going to do something different, I'm actually going to stay with a fan for the first two, three weeks of the sea son," he said. "That should be fun, until I get myself acclimated and learn my way around." Dolphins Linebacker Crowder savs He's Retiring CHANNING CROWDER MIAMI The NFL will be a bit quieter this season: Channing Crowder says he's retiring. Crowder, one of the league's most notorious trash-talkers, said Tuesday he h _as decided to call it a career less than two weeks after being cut by the Miami Dolphins. The veteran linebacker made the announcement on the radio, where he has been a talk-show host. "I know I can still play football, said Crowder, 27. "But I decided to hang it up Now I'm not worried about icing my knees anymore or getting stingers or concussions. I did it long enough. I played football since I was 9 years old. WNBA Star Announces Marriage To Man-After Coming Out As Gav Sheryl Swoopes and her finance. Sheryl Swoopes, a three time WNBA MVP, who came .out as a lesbian six years ago has announced that she will be marrying a man. Swoopes was previously married to a man, her high school sweetheart, with whom she had a son with before coming out as a lesbian in 2005; announcing her relationship with Alisa Scott, a former WNBA assistant coach. Six years after three-time WNBA MVP Sheryl Swoopes came out, announcing her relationship with then-girlfriend Alisa Scott, she has announced that she's engaged ... to a man. Venus Williams Withdraws From Rogers Cup VENUS WILLIAMS TORONTO -Venus Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup due to an illness. Williams says she wasn't feeling well so she went to see the doctor Sunday. She was diagnosed with a viral illness and says she is "extremely dis appointed she won't be able to play in Toronto. Qualifier Zhang Shuai steps into Williams' first-round match Tuesday against Ana Ivanovic. Lourdes Dominguez Lino got the extra spot in the draw The strong Rogers Cup field still includes Williams' sister, Serena, and Caroline Wozniacki, Maria Sharapova and -Kim Clijsters. NFL'S Abdullah Brothers Invited To White House His Brother, HUSAIN FLAGSTAFF, AZ Arizona Cardinals safety Hamza Abdullah and his brother, Husain, safety for the Minnesota Vikings, were invit ed to the White House for dinner with President Barack Obama. The two attended the annual Iftar Dinner on Wednesday night celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Arizona s Abdullah says he was stunned and initially thought the invitation was a fake. He called it a "humbling experience" and looked forward to shaking the president's hand. He called Pres.Obama a stand-up guy" who is "for equality, regardless of ethnicity, religious background or class." Abdullah was in Oakland in time for Arizona's preseason opener Thursday night against the Raiders. Bucs Stan Preseason On The Road Fridav ITodavJ The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who surprised everyone last year by finishing strong with a 10-6 record, will open their 2011 campaign on the road against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs surprised everyone last year by winning the AFC West Buccaneer head coach, Raheem Morris, said he plans to give quarterback Josh Freeman 20 plays, and fans will get a good look at rookies Adrian Clayborn and Da'Quan Bowers, as well as middle linebacker, Mason Foster. Most of the Chiefs roster was reshuffled at wide receiv-er where they had a hard time developing a consistent threat opposite Pro Bowl honoree, Dwayne Bowe, last season. They picked up Pittsburgh's Jonathan Baldwin in the first round of this year s draft and land ed veteran Steve Breaston. JOSH FREEMAN ... will get 20 plays in preseason opener. The Chiefs will be out to avenge a 20-15 road loss against the Bucs last preseason. The Bucs hold a 4-1 record against the Chiefs in preseason games and has won the last three regular season games. Kickoff will be at 8 p.m. Friday (tonight) at Arrowhead Stadium. )> c:. C) c: CJJ -t ...... 1\) 0 ...... ......


,_r-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Funerals BRO. ELDEN VINCENT CLAY Homegoing service for Bro. Elden Vincent Clay of Tampa, who passed away on Friday, August 5, 2011, will be held on Saturday, Augp.st 13, 2011, 2:30 p. m. at 34th Church Of God, 3000 N. 34th Street, Rev. Thomas Scott, pastor, with Bishop Willie C. Barb, providing the message. Interment will be in Orange Hill Cemetery. Brother Elden Vincent Clay was born in Albany, Georgia, ..... and relocated to Tampa in 1975 He attended the public LL. schools of Hillsborough C County. He was a member of z 26th Ave. Church of God by: his mother, Louise Cuia: berth Clay; sister, Agretta M. Clay; and nephew, Gerard W Robinson. c Elden leaves to cherish his W memories: a loving, devoted ::t: father, John Clay (Joann); 2 loving sons, Myquise R. Clay Ill and Elden Vmcent Clay, Jr.;. 4 :::;:) brothers, Sam Culberth, John a. F. Clay, Jr. (Bernice), Scott z Leon Clay and Bobby Jackson; i= 3 sisters, Velvet Jackson w (Michael), Debra Clay (Sam), ...J and ;wendy Clay Barnes S (Frank); sister-in-law, Cheryl Ill Williams (Curtis); a host of ...J aunts, Ernestine, Julia, MarW ion, Claretha, Catherine, Z Marie, Doris and Ba-Ruth; i= uncles, Ricky and Robert ri'j Henry Clay (Ada Mae); and a en host of nephews, Limiuel,

Funerals MR. COLEN (JITI'ERBUG) THOMAS Mr. Colen (Jitterbug) Thomas, 69, passed August 6, 2011, at his residence. Colen was a retired 'Longshoreman. Colen D. Thomas (Meechie) is survived by: 3 sons, Colen C. Thomas, Jr., Cyrum R. Thomas and Torey M. Thomas; 3 daughters, Linda Reddick, Brenda Holley and Glennette Paris; and 2 brothers, Leon Thomas, Sr., and Joe Cherry. Services are scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2011, at 1 p. m. at St. Jolin Cathedral, 3401 East 25th Avenue, Tampa. Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2011, at Wilson Funeral Home. All floral arrangements may be sent to 3000 N. 29th Street. FQr more information contact (727) 896-2602 or log on to crealfuneralhome.com. CREAL FUNERAL HOME MR. JAMES (RABBIT) CURRY A homegoing celebration for Mr. James (Rabbit) Curry, who passed away on August 3, 2011, will be held on August 13, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 2504 East Chipco Street, Tampa, 33605, with Rev. Bartholomew Banks, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr James Curry was born on August 24, 1920, in Dothan, Alabama, to the late Shine Curry and Savannah Curry Frazier. He attended Pleasant Grove School in Dothan, Al;:tbama. He was preceded in death by: his father and mother, Shine and Savannah Curry; sister, Nellie Parnell; daughter, Sandra Kay Waters; and grandson, Keith Brown. He leaves to cherish his loving memories: a devoted and loving daughter, Diane Wmgfield of Tampa; sisters, Beadie Price and Carrie Francis Turner of New Jersey; brother, Bonnie Curry of New Jersey; grandchildren, Shawney, Tim and Reggie, Elder Trevas Gant and Elder Kenneth, and Tasha Engram and James Engram, all of Tampa; great grandchildren, Trekita Jackson and Willie, Dacia Carter, Jazzmine En-gram, Keosha Engram, -Tashad Mann, Taniya Sherman,.Javian Engram, Brianna Engram, T. J. Engram, Dahalia Engram, Katrenda Brown, Keyra Brown and Jackeyia Brown, ali ofTampa, Brandy Engram, Dajuan Engram and Jamiya Engram, all of Texas; a devoted and loving companion, Beatrice Williams of Orlando; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. Visitation for Mr. James Curry will be held Friday from 6-8 p. m. at Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 N. 40th St, Tampa. The processional will arrange at the church at 10:45 a.m. A HARMON BURIAL. FUNERAL CRISIS CRf. \lATION PRICES HARMON LFD.813 626-8600 JAMES HARMON LFD 5002 N. 40th Street Tampa, Florida 3361 0 MRS. GWENDOLYN JOHNSON BOSTICK Mrs. Gwendolyn Johnson Bostick of Tampa, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2011. Funeral services for the beloved will be held at 11 a. m. on Saturday, August 13, 2011, at Mt. Olive A. M. E. Church at 1902 W. LaSalle Street, Tampa, 33607, with Rev. Gregory V. Gay, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Mrs. Gwendolyn Johnson Bostick, one of two siblings of the late Lonnie and Julia Johnson,. was born September 3, 1941, in Palatka, FL. She was a product of the Hillsborough County Public School System and attended Hillsborough Community College. .Well-known by family and friends as Madea, she was a homemaker and trusted caregiver to many children of her family and friends. She was a poet, songwriter, and had a serious green thumb. Her unexpected wit filled all of us with infectious laughter. Everyone who knew her knew that if they made it to Madea's house, they would have ,good food and a good laugh. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Louis Bostick, Sr.; her sister, Rosemary Davis; and her in-laws, Jetie B. Wilds, Sr. and Minnie Lee Wilds. She leaves to cherish her memory: children, Glenda Bostick-Coleman, Dr. Debra Bostick-Smith (Jerome), Fayetteyille, GA, Louis Bostick, Jr. Reginald J. Bostick (Dessie), and Tonya G. Bostick; grandchildren, Latia Colbert (Otis), Torrell Coleman, Dexter Fowler, Ashley Smith, Alexis Smith, China Bostick, Jordan Bostick and Justin Bostick; great grandchildren, T'ari Colbert and Zion Colbert; brothers-in-law, Jetie B. Wilds, Jr. (Qzepher), George Wilds (Jacqueline), .Wilbert Wilds, Bobby Wilds, Sr. (Lynda), Rev. Aaron Wilds (Sandy), Andre Wilds, Horace Wilds and John W. Wilds; sisters-in-law, Apostle JoAnn Russell, Cynthia Williams (Johnny), and Annette Wilds; aunt, Addie Bostick; niece, Shelia McNeal (Chris); nephew, Wilbert Davis; cousms, Kimberly Sanks, Charles Jones, Delores Jerry, Eric Jerry and Latasha Jerry; and a host of other nieces, nephews and other relatives. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, August 12, 2011, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. mvw.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com. MR DANIEL K. MITCHELL, SR. Mr. Daniel K. Mitchell, Sr. of Tampa, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2011. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 13, 2011, at 2 p. m. at Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, 2606 West Grace Street, with Rev. T. D. Leonard, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Mr. Daniel K. Mitchell, Sr. was born in Tampa, to Leonard and Helen Mitchell. He attended Hillsborough County Public Schools, gi-aduating in 1975 from Leto High School. Upon completion of serving his country in the Coast Guard, Daniel became a val-. ued employee with the Hills-. borough County School System where. he retired in 2002 after 30 years of dedicated service. In 1967, at the age of 11, Daniel joined Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorate of stepfather, Rev. Dr. Theophilus Jackson James. He served as chief usher of the Junior Usher Board and also as a member of the Security Min-istry. Daniel's paternal grandmother introduced her love of fishing to him. Regardless of the day or time, he. could be seen fishing. As Daniel would state, he had the desire to "wet the line." When asked once by a family friend, why he would go fishing on a Sun. day, he replied, "the fish bite on Sunday, too." He leaves to cherish his precious memories: mother, Helen R. James; son, Daniel K. Mitchell, Jr.; brother, David C. Mitchell (Amanda); aunts, Pearl Purvis of Tampa, Christine Kendrick (Matthew) of Lorton, VA, Barbara Free-. man of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; granddaughter, Paris Cayasso Mitchell; nieces, Angela, Diana and Allison Mitchell; cousins, Michael Green, Jerome Green, Edwin Green (Lesa), James Purvis, Jr. (Sandra), Angela Hugley (Anthony), Barenie Freeman (Vanessa), Hanley Freeman of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Patricia Kendrick of Lorton, VA, Herbert Kendrick of Lorton, VA, Jennifer Green and Phillip Wilkins (Betty); and a host of many sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, August 12, 2011, -at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, and the family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. Arrangements entrusted to RAV WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com. MRS. LYSANDRA T. LAFAYETTE Homegoing services -for Mrs. Lysandra T. LaFayette, who passed away Monday, August 8, 2011, will be held Saturday, August 13, 2011, at 11 a.m. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3005 East Ellicott Street, with the Pastor, Reverend Dr. T. W. Jenkins, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. T. LaFayette will be remembered and cherished by her loving husband ., of 26 years, Michael A. r LaFayette of Tampa; daugh-0 -ter, Erica (LaFayette) Kelly :!! and son-in-law, Madkin; 0 mother, Juanita Trotter of )> Tuskegee, AL (preceded in CJ) death by father, William Trot-ter); siblings, brother, Chris ::::! Trotter and wife, Jennifer z (Chris, Greg, Jonathan), sis-m ter, Vanessa Duncan and hus-I band, Jarvis (Zahria and m Jarvis, Jr.), and brother, Jef-? fery Trotter and wife, r Michelle (Jalicia); uncle and -4_m aunts, James Scott, Nancy Ligon, Shirley Grady, Alger-Z ine Harris, Dreama Sneed, "U Erma Jean Echols and C: Kennebrew; godchildren, J!! LaDonna Brown and Christo-(ii pher Kennedy; sisters and :::1: brothers-in-law, Bernard m (Kate) LaFayette, .tr., Joyce 0 (Bernard) Wright, Rozelia !;2 (John) Kennedy, Brenda m (Ray) Austin, Geri (T. R.) Cov-:::D ersoil and Victoria Davis; and < a host of cousins, close family -4 members and friends. C: A native of Tuskegee, Ala-rn bam a, Mrs.' LaFayette was a 0 resident.ofTampa for the past )> 26 years. She was a Customer < Service Representative for a banking institution. 0 Mrs. LaFayette was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. The family will. receive friends Friday, August 12, < 2011, from 5-8 p. m. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church; 3005 East Ellicott Sireet,Taxripa,3361o. FriendS are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 10:45 a. m., Saturday, August 13, 2011, for the service. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilsonfuneralhome.com


c a: LL c z < c en w ::J > a: w > w c w ::t: en :::i Dl iir z i= w ...J ...J ::J Dl ...J w z i= z w en < c a: 0 ...J LL KAREN TAYLOR WILLIAMS Aug. tQ, 1971-Oct. 17, 2007 Thinking of you today and every day. Our hearts are filled with joy and happiness as preciouS memories of you flows through our minds. Fondly remembered by: mother, Carolyn Taylor; children, Taelor and Dillon; siblings, Sabrina, Gregory, Dephanie, Remeka and Shonticia; grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous friends. 301 North Howard Avenue Tampa, Fl33606 .. affoid to prqvide le&S iiripeccable SerVice, or .to leave you with less than .. the-best impreSsion posSible. 2 You're not just our client, you're our boss. We don' t lose sight of who we're w orking f o r After all, you're the one we answer to. 3 We arrange funerals, we don't sell them. It is our responsibility to honor your wishes and respect your budget. 4 We like meeting families, not goals. Uke you, we are a pan of this community supponing our neighbors when they need us. 5 We spend time with you. Ammging a fitting tribute is imponant to you, and you don't deserve to be rushed. FUNERAL HOME 3001 N. 29th St Tampa, Fl33605 (800) 605-3350. (813) 248-6125 mm.wilson-funeralhome.com Wayne L Bright Man BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM VIQUILLA RONAA TROUPE 5 August, 1987 to 11 September 2005 Happy birthday, daughter. There's not a day that goes by that you are not thought of. This is your special day. You are truly missed by all. Love, your father and mother, Victor and Janine; and sisters and brothers, Jalyssa, Lexis, Victor, II andAlliuq. IN MEMORIAM AZALEE REED HILL 10/24/1917-8/15/2010 A precious one from us has gone, a voice we love is still. A place is vacant in our hearts, which no one else can fill. We will always have beautiful memories of the we loved so dear. With love, your children, grandchildren. and family. IN lOVING MEMORY OF OUR BElOVED DAD MR. THOMAS E. TURNER October to, 1933 -August 12, 2007 Dad, 4 years have gone by without you. If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever. Love, your children, Harlem Turner, Deborah Campbell and Brenda Washington, and the Family. HAPPY BIRTHDAY 1EE' MARIE (TEE) HOBLEY 8/13/37-7/21/11 it was a year 7 /2t/tt and that year seemed like a lifetime. I miss you so much until my heart hurts so bad. You were my everything, someone a niece could ever ask for. Now, it's your birthday and I can't buy you the latest perfumes that you loved so much for me to do. But, it's one thing that could never "stop" and that's my love for you Happy birthday, Tee. Love, Ann. IN lOVING MEMORY-JAMES 'WOLF' FLOWERS It' s been two years since the Lord called you home to be with Him. We loved you, but God loved you best. We will forever hold you dear in our hearts until we are together again. Sadly missed by your family: Sandra, Traci, Jamal, Eric, Jasmine, Lil Ron, San'Kia, Saniyah, Ryan and Mary Lou.


Memoriams/Cards of Thanks BElATED HAPPY BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER And GREAT GRANDMOTHER MARY LOUISE RIDLEY 8/6/21 To 11/23/06 On your 90th birthday, still.missing you every day. Your children, grandchildren and great grands. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM J. B. GREEN (Lil Farmer, J. B., Deac) August 12, 1918 -May 23, 2004 We never need a special day to bring you to our mind. For days without a thought of you are very bard to find. Thinking of you on your birthday with sadness in our hearts. We talk of you still, we haven't forgotten you and we never will. Dorothy (Dottie) H. Green, wife; and Gail P. Green, daughter. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM MRS. ROSALIND LORETIA BROWN 'BOOS IE' Happy birthday to our mother, grandmother, wife, sister, aunt, cousin, best friend and a true child of God. While you're partying in Soul Heaven, we will be partying here on Earth. We love and miss you dearly. Your family. Check Out Our Newly Enhanced Website: www. flsentinel.com Now With On-line Advertisi And More! HAPPY 48TH BIRTHDAY DEWAYNE KELLY,.SR. August9 Though you departed from us more than nine years now, you are missed dearly. Happy 48th birthday Wayne. From, your mom, brothers, sisters, children, family and friends. We love you always. CARD OF THANKS MR. ELMORE ALFONZO SIMS, JR. We, the family of Mr. Elmore Alfonzo Sims, Jr., extends to each of you our heartfelt gratitude for your love, prayers and support during the passing of our precious loved one. May God richly bless each of you. The Family. CARD OF THANKS MRS. ELOISE BROOKINS KELLY We, the Kelly/Brookins family would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone for the outpouring of your love and kindness during our time of bereavement. May God bless you and keep you! Thank you! The Kelly /Brookins family. Local Gospel Radio Show Has New Time Slot KING COBRA The Michelle B. Patty /King Cobra Gospel Showcase radio program has a new time slot. The show will now be heard every Sun day at 8:30 a. m. on nsoAM, WfMPradio. Elder Michelle Patty said the show is extended to everyone to come on with God's blessing. "We don't just talk about religious issues. We also deal with community issues and other topics that affect the lives of people today. "We've interviewed groups from as far away as Atlanta, Georgia, and we're trying to extend beyond that FYI ELDER' MICHELLE B. PATTY location." Scheduled to appear on shows through the month of August are Matty Lane, City Councilman Frank Reddick, and the show will close out the month of August with the artists known as God's Son. We want to thank every one for their support and we want them to know that we now will have prayers for an hour," said Elder-Patty. "Keep in mind that our show tries to tap into the consciousness of everyone and get them to open their minds, hearts, and soul." labor oav Funlest CommunitY Event Neighborhood Association Meeting To Feature Special Guest On Thursday, August 18th the Eastern Heights Neigh borhood Association and Crime Watch will hold their monthly meeting at the Williams Park Center 4663 Osborne Avenue at 6:30 p. m. Association President night light for thei.J; home. Mr. Mobley wants mem bers to know that their new association boundaries have been established, and they are East Ellicott Street to the north; North 44th Street/North soth Street/ city limits to the east; East Chelsea/East Lake Avenue to the south, and North 40th Street to the west. ., :!! c )> c: G') c: en -f ..... 1\) 0 ..... ..... Sam Mobley, said they will be featuring a special guest speaker, Ms. Patti Dempsey, from Tampa Fire Rescue. Ms. Dempsey will speak on safety in the home and pre vention. Also, everyone in at tendance will receive a free Refreshments will be pro-vided for those in attendance, 5 and an y one with questions m can contact MI,". Mobley at (813) 628-4243 >


.... o Crimes NI-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------N .... t; G c( >-a: u. Police Chase Ends In Crash OMAWALE HENDERSON On Sunday, Tampa Police arrested a 34-year-old man after a police pursuit ended in a crash. According to police, Omawale Henderson was sitting in a vehicle in the North Boulevard Homes Public Housing Complex and when she turned to look over her shoulder, Henderson drove off, hitting her on the leg and knocking her. back. Henderson allegedly led police on a chase, weaving down several streets. As he approached Kennedy Boulevard and Fielding Avenue, Henderson report edly tried to cut to the left around a car in front of him, but crashed into the car. Police said Henderson lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a fence, causing the police cruiser to crash into Henderson's car. when an officer tapped on his c window. Officers used a stun gun to subdue Henderson and he was arrested on charges of aggravated battery on law enforcement officers with a deadly weapon, numerous traffic violations, and possession of marijuana and cocaine with intent to sell. 0: The officer said in her U. report she told Henderson that police were conducting a c( trespassing investigation, He is being held in jail on a bond of $47,250. Q Cll w t-fi w > w Q w :::1: Cll :::i m c. z tu ...J ...J m ...J w z ZI---------------------------------------------w Cll 221-1800 14&1 Tampa Park Plaza @ Nebraska Ave. & scott St. 'e h nng of a lawyer IS an important deciSIOn that should not be based s o l e ; upon ad, Befor e you dec1de us to send you FREE 'llfltten mfo'mation about qual f lcat os ar:: ence: Man Charged lnAnackOn Girlfriend THEODORE ROBERTS On Tuesday evening, Tampa Police arrested a 30-year-old man after an incident with his girlfriend. Theodore Roberts is being held without bond on a charge of domestic battery by strangulation. Police said Roberts and his live-in girlfriend, 25, got into argument, and when she tried to leave their apartment, he attacked her. Roberts allegedly dragged the woman to the bedroom where he reportedly choked her. The victim's two children, 3 and 7-month-'old girls, were present and witnessed the incident, police said. Universitv 01 Cincinnati Police Kill Student With laser EVERRETT HOWARD CINCINNATI, OHIO -A University of Cincinnati summer school student died Saturday (August 6) after he was tased by campus police. A police report states that officers arrived to Everrett Howard's dorm around 3 a.m. and were approached by Howard, who seemed agitat ed and had his fists balled. After refusing police orders to stand down, an officer shot him once with a taser. As a result of the shot Howard had a heart attack and was pronounced dead shortly after at a nearby hos pital. The university has an ongo ing investigation into the inci dent. Th e officer who fired the fatal shot is on paid leave according to reports. Woman Jailed After Slashing Bovtriend Early Wednesday morning, Tampa Police arrested a woman after an incident that left her boyfriend with several cuts. Police said Marva Owens, 49, and her boyfriend, 43, have been seeing each other for 18 months. During the entire time, they have lived together as a couple. Early Wednesday morning, police said Owens and her boyfriend got into an argument over a phone call he rece.ived. She reportedly aSked him to leave, and when he refused, Owens reported ly pulled a pocket knife and cut him across the arm three MARVA-OWENS times. She was subsequently charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and is being held without bond. Authorities Charge Man With Murdering Two Women, Two.Children JAMES BANNNISTER ... facing four counts of murder OCALA -Deputies in Marion County have arrested a man for the murders of two women and two children. Their bodies were found Friday in a burning home. James Bannister was arrested early Thursday morning. Last Friday morning, firefighters arrived on Northeast Fifth Street and found a -home engulfed in flames. They rushed to put out the fire and when they went inside they found the bodies of two women and two children. The four were later identi fied as Bridget Gr;ty, 52; BRIDGET GRAY JO<;ALYN CORDARRIAN CORDERICA HllL HILL Jocalyn Gray, 27; CorDarrian Hill, 8, and CorDerica Hill, 6. Three other children were found sitting in a Jeep in the driveway of the home. They were put in the custody of the Department of Children and Families. Officials in Marion County formed a task force that led them to Bannister. He has formally been charged with four counts of first-degree murder. According to investigators, Bannister, 31, set the fire to cover up the murders. UNCLE SANDY ... It's such a shame 1, 5, 8, 10 to waste your time 15, 19, 20, 25 away like this 29, 33, 38, 40 when .you could be groWing 44, 48, 51, 55


woman Finds Organ Donor Through Craigslist PALM BEACH, FL-A 28year-old woman in dire need of a kidney finds renewed hope on Craigslist. She was on a waiting list for transplants, but was afraid she may not get an organ in time to save her. She did an unique thing, she posted an ad on Craigslist. "Every now and then I'll go over to the mailboxes," said Selina Hodge, the 28-year old. Life isn't always easy for Hodge spina .bifida, arthritis and a thyroid dis ease. She also has nine hours of dialysis every night since being diagnosed with kidney failure four years ago. Hodge needs to find a kid ney donor. She recently turned to craigslist to find anyone willing to help her. SELINA HODGE In just a few weeks, Hodge's prayers and that craigslist plea are being an swered "Someone in Africa reached out to me. Two or three people from Mrica reached out to me," said Hodge. Two others who stepped forward, live just miles from Hodge's Palm Beach Gardens home. Riots Were A long Time Coming For Black Britons LONDON, ENGLAND London is burning. The pomp and ceremony of the royal wedding long forgotten, for several days London has been under attack from some of its oWn inhabitants, as vi olent rioting has spread from North to South, East to West. The violence sparked by the killing of Jamaican British man, Mark Duggan by police last week -};las even spread far beyond Lon don as young people have taken to the streets in other major cities like Birmingham and Bristol. Buildings have been burned down, shopping cen ters looted, police and fire men attacked. People are afraid for their lives and their livelihoods; Londoners are now angrily calling for the army to step in and a state of emergency to be declared. The shooting of 29-year old Mark Duggan on Thursday August 2nd was the catalyst for this violence. Duggan was shot and killed in Tottenham, a deprived part of North London with a large Black population by a specialist unit of London's police force called Operation Trident. Operation Trident which was set up in 1998 to specifi cally deal with gun crime re lated to drug activity within A young man is led away from the Currys electrical store in Brixton on August 8, 2011 in London, England. London's Black community is itself controversial among some sections of the Black community. Even though Trident was set up by Black activists to tackle so called black-on-black killings, few of the police of ficers within the unit are Black, and some see Trident as being just another way in which the police can oppress young Black men who are al ready disproportionately tar geted for criminal behavior. Mark Duggan's death seemed to touch a raw nerve, coming just months after an other controversial police-re lated death of another Black man, a British reggae artist known as Smiley Culture. A peaceful protest about Duggan's death turned vio lent From then on, the vio lence has escalated. 79-Year-Oid Arrested For Shooting 12-Year-Oid FT. LAUDERDALE -An elderly man was in custody after police say he shot a young boy in the stomach Sun day evening in Fort Laud erdale. James Mclvery, 79, is fac ing an aggravated battery with a deadly weapon charge, court records show. Police say the 12-year-old was playing football with friends in the street when Mclvery walked out of his house and fired a gun around s:30p.m. Some of the kids had knocked several times on Mclvery's apartment door, said Fort Lauderdale Police Det. Travis Mandell. "Some type of prior alterca tion took place and the 79year-old male discharged a firearm," said Mandell. "Some sort of confrontation ensued." White Teens Murder MiSSiSSiPPi Man Because He's Black JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI-James C. Anderson, 49, was beaten and killed by a group of white JAMES C. teenagers ANDERSON from a predominately white town who had been at an all-night party, but decided to drive to Jackson looking for some Mrican Americans to "mess with". These boys did not simply mess with Mr. Anderson. They beat him to a pulp while at least one yelled "white power." And when they were done beating him, they ran him over. The murder was caught on videotape by a nearby motel and has been released to the media. One of the teens in volved said "let's go f**k with some n*****," before the inci dent began, according to po lice Witnesses told police that one of the suspects laughed and bragged about the mur der. Two teenagers, Deryl Dedmon and John Rice, both 18, have been charged in the murder. According to the district at torney both boys have a history of harassing white teens who had black friends and would also harass gay teens. Cleveland Serial Killer Apologizes In Deaths 0111 CLEVELAND, OHIO The man who killE(d 11 women and dumped their re mains around his property apologized Tuesday in front of relatives ofhis victims and the jury that will decide whether to recommend the death penalty. "I'm sorry," Anthony Sowell, 51, said in a hushed courtroom as he leaned for ward during a 30-minute unsworn statement. ANTHONY SOWELL elly voice that grew stronger, Sowell added, "I know that might not sound like a lot." ..... 1\) 1\) 0 ..... ..... The prosecution wasn't al lowed to cross-examine Sowell, leaving unspoken the question of why he killed the victims and attacked three other women who sur vived and testified against him. After apologizing in a: gravSome relatives of victims wiped away tears as Sowell made his first detailed public comments since his arrest nearly two years ago. Jurors heard his voice earlier in the trial when the prosecution played a lengthy videotaped ., police interrogation. r''CALL RICKY'' ''ASK RICKY'' AUTO ACCIDENT HELPLINE: Injured? Need a Doctor? Lawyer? CALL RICKY Or Email: callrickywilliams@gmail.com Available 24 FREE Consultation RICKY E. WILLIAMS TAMPA PORT AUTHORITY INVITATION TO BID (ITB) NO. UNIT PRICE ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION SERVICES PROJECT NO. 11-03811 The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) is soliciting sealed bids from qualified contractors interested in furnishing all labor, materials, equipment transportation, consumable supplies, fuel and other incidentals necessary to remove, separate and dispose offsite environmentally impacted materials from within the TPA on an as-needed basis A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 10:00 a m in the first floor TPA Board Room, 1101 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602. Prospective bidders are required to attend Sealed bids are due by Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 1:00 p.m., at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud The ITB is available through a link on the TPA's website (www.tampaport.com) and the DemandStar System (www demandstar com) Interested firms shall submit a completed response to the Tampa Port Authority, 1101 Channel side Drive, 4th Floor, Tampa, FL 33602. Firms Jailing to submit the required ITB Documents as O!Jtlined on Form Bl-1 may be deemed non-responsive to the ITB TPA encourages the use of registered Small Business Enterprise (SBE) firms to the greatest extent possible on TPA projects and has a goal of nine percent (9%) SBE participation TPA will consider SBE participation when evaluating the bids. Questions concerning this ITB should be directed Donna Casey, TPA Procurement Dept. 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,.... ,.... 0 N N ,.... en :l :l <( c a: LL Ken on his neighborhood Family Support and Resource Center':; (FSRC) Council to make a real difference in his community, while his daughters Kaleigh and Jaelyn enjoy the FSRC's many toddler classes that help them learn, grow and build friendships with other children. Funded in part by the Children's Board of Hillsborough County, FSRCs are warm, inviting places that offer a variety of free services like educational play groups, parenting classes, mobile health services, job skills training, CPR courses and much more! Call to learn about the Family Support and Resource Center near today! Brandon Central Tampa 813-204-1741 North Tampa 813-!?58-1877 Ruskin 813-641-5600 Town 'N Country 813.-356-1703 Children's Board HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY Dreams Worth Growing


FLORIDA SENTINEL FRIDAY AUGUST 12 2011 B Marshall High School Class Of 1969 Hosts 60th Birthdav Celebration Members of the Marshall High School Class of 1969, re cently celebrated their 6oth birthday. The Luau-styled event took place at the MLK Recreation Center, in Plant City. The Class of 1969 was the last graduating class of the high school. The well-att .ended event attracted classmates and friends from as far away as the State of Virginia. The events that took place during the celebration included a Memorial Candlelight Service for the 22 classmates who are now deceased. The group also paid tribute to the 28 class members who have served in the military Those in attendance dined danced, and fellowshipped before returning to their respective homes. Willie Thomas is the class president and Mrs. Emma Thoinas was the photographer. Members of the Marshall High School Class of1969 are Willie Thomas, Class President, and Mrs. Emma Thomas, who served as the photographer for the celebration. Marshall High School Class of 1969 held a Memorial Candlelight Service in remembrance of the 22 members who have passed. Solomon McKinley, Charles Jackson, and Clayton Smith were among the 28 classmates honored for their military service. Classmates who attended the event are from left to right: Ms. Armetta Jackson, Charles Jackson, Ms. Linda Jackson, and Ira Jackson. Ms. Johnita Sheppard, Ms. Nancy Houston, and Ms. Kate Shaw attended the birthday celebration. Ms. Nettie Durant and Marvin Edwards attended the 6oth anniver.sary celebration of the Marshall High School Class of 1969. Ben Griffin, Jr., :(ront, and Mrs. Brenda Griffin, were all smiles at the event. Ms. Shirley Sykes and Ms. Minnie Johnson were dressed in luau fashion for the celebration. Ms. Georgia Goodman and Ms. Liddia Livingstone stood in front of the banner for the Class oft969 Celebration. Ms. Shirley Wade, Abraham Adger, and Charles Thomas attended the 6oth Birthday Celebration of Marshall High School Class oft969. Classmates William and Rosa Upshaw were on hand for the 6oth birthday celebration. Jimmie and Sarah Barnes attended the reunion. Among those attending the celebration were Ms. Marian Richardson and Jeanette Richardson attended the birthday celebration and reunion. Ruby Jackson, Ms. JoAnn Cox, and Ms. Barbara Smith. Julius and Sandra Hargrove were among those attending the event. Ms. Sandra Morrison and Claude Gay attended the Marshall High School Class of 1969 Birthday Celebration.


supervisor 01 Elections Remains In Place Until After Election ;::: 0 In June 2009, Ms. Phyllis a: Busansky, Hillsborough LL County Supervisor of Elections, died suddenly. Dr. Earl Lennard, Retired Superintendent of the Hillsborough County School District was selected to complete the term by then governor, Charlie Crist. Dr. Lennard accepted the position on July 14 2009. However, at that time, he recalls, "When I took the job, I made it clear this was not going to be a second career." He recently decided that he would not seek re-election when his term expires. But, he said he wquld complete his current term to ensure that the upcoming election runs smoothly. "I'm looking forward to the 0 2012 Election. I feel a sense a: of responsibility because this LL job is very important. It is a labor of love and I really love <( this office," he said. During his tenure, Dr. c Lennard said his goal as to f3 make the office more acces:::::1 sible and to make it transparent and truly viable. a: He stated that the office w > w c w DR. EARL LENNARD Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections has operated within its allowable expenditures, the last audits have been very clean and the auditors did not list any outstanding rec ommendations, of which he is very proud. "I will be here to oversee the election. But the Lord has blessed me and my wife with good health and I want to be able to go, do and see. As time goes on we have to prioritize the time we have left," the 69-year-old Hillsborough County native said. Dr. Lennard said he made the announcement 18 months before his term expires to make sure people knew he would not seek re election. As far as proposed changes under the Scott Administration, Dr. Lennard said that Hillsborough County is one of the 5 counties that changes must be approved by the Department of Justice. "We are operational as we have been in the past and will remain operational until the Department of Justice makes a decision," he said. A graduate of Brandon High Scho'ol, Dr. Lennard earned his undergraduate degree at the University of South Florida. He continued his education at the University of Florida, where he earned his Master's Degree and Ph.D., in Education. City Editor Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921; or e_mailed at iholton@jlsentinel.com. :I: en. :J m :::::1 Q. The Head Program z t= w ...J ...J :::::1 m ...J w z t= z w en a: 0 ...J LL m I C\1 w is now enrolling new applicants into their child care program! In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities kt, this agency does not discriminate based on disability. You may be eligible for this program if you: Are employed at least 25 hours per week or enrolled in school/job training full time Are homeless Are a military family Receive public assistance (SSI, TANF or Subsidized Child care) Meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines for income Have a child who has been diagnosed with autism, hearing impairment, menta! retardation, orthopedic impairment, developmentally delayed, speech/language, or any other impairment affecting the child's ability to learn Additionally for Head Start: Have a child who will be 3 years old before September 1, 2011 Additionally for Early Head Start: Have a child between 6 weeks and 23 months Additionally for Expectant Parent Program: Are in your 1st/2nd pregnancy trimester and due in May, June or July HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY Tampa Man savs: 'America Can Create JobsAnd Business, In Spite Of Debt Crisis' On August 28, 2011, the National Association of Tourism and Conventions (NATC) is appealing to all people and nations of good will, to watch the GLOBAL JOB AND BUSINESS CERE MONY on www.natcglobal .com before reacting to America's self-inflicted debt crisis. The ceremony will provide a free mutual empowerment strategy. It will assist every one to access the wealth and technology around them to get a job or start a business to offset the international effects of this debt crisis. Donald Hallback, founder of the NATC and www.natcglobal.com. says he knows the mutual empower ment strategy will help every one to see how they could get a job or start a business "I was born and raised in Bealsville, Florida, founded by 12 freed slaves who used the empowerment strategy to convince their former slave owners, to join hands with them to create jobs and busi ness after the Civil War. They achieved this by accessing the wealth around them equally. My direct ancestors entrusted me with the mutual empower strategy to share with the world. "Moreover, I used the mutual empowerment strate gy to overcome a sea of adversity and ocean of controversy self-inflicted and those caused by being a Black Man in America. "I have used it to build www.natcglobal.com. to exe-DONALD HALLBACK cute it worldwide with the speed and accuracy of thought. I did this by access ing the wealth and technology around me with nobody pay ing my living e,xpenses, no corporate sponsors, no government support, no foans, no college education, no connection in high places and without leveraging or selling any of Bealsville's land. "I know that this free mutual empowerment strategy will assist everyone to achieve a life of dignity and discipline regardless of the race, sex, nationality or their temporary economic condition caused by the debt crisis. My own story is towering evidence." The Global Job and Business Ceremony on August 28th is the solution to preventing this self inflicted debt crisis from triggering international devastation. For additional information on the global ceremony, call (813) 625-0103 Free Professional. Grant Writing Workshop The West Tampa Community Development corporation and The National Institute for Strategic and Tactical Planning will host a free pro fessional grant writing workshop in basic grant writing on August 24, 2011 from 2:30 p. m. to 4 p. m. at the Children's Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 East Palm Avenue. Staff, administrators, board members of non-prof-it groups, faith-based orga nizations government agen cies and other tax exempt status organizations should attend this workshop. For more information, contact Michael Randolph at (813) 857-7657. Seating is limited; please e-mail us at wefind grants@aol.com to confirm a seat and to attain an invitation and workshop packet. No o-ne will be admitted without an invitation.


All About You! :o The larrvs look Who's DaddV's Girl )> Turning2 MAURICE, MAURIYAH, MAURICE, JR. And TONI MAURIYAH MAURICE And MAURIYAH Sending out a happy birthday to our princess, Mauriyah, who turned 2, August nth, but will be celebrating this weekend at Nick Hotel with family and friends. Words can't explain the love we have for you, Mauriyah. Happy birthday Boo. Love, mommy, daddy and bruh bruh. PRETTYOL'TAE, NAE, DEE DEE, NUNAAndNEEK Sending a birthday shout out to our #1 S/K, Ms. Juicy Tae! From, JG's it's a must, we show up and show out? (It's true). TA'SHAI Sending a very special birth day wish to our first star born. We love you and glad God let you see another year. Love, mommy (Tyca), step dad (Coogi Boi Tony), Nuna, N ari and Darryl. C/) -1 ...... ,!') N 0 ...... ......


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., R.eligious Young At Heart Ministrv Hosts MonthiV Meeting c: On the 4th Thursday of each month, The Young At Heart Senior Ministry of St. Luke AME Church hosts their monthly meeting. The Young At Heart is a non-de-nominational organization whose membership consists of those over the age of 55 who wants to fellowship in the name of the Lord. ..... The ministry came into existence 17 years ago and it continues to be a welcome gathering for its members. (Photographs by Toby Scott). Mrs. Curtiss W. Wilson is the Director of the Young at Heart Ministry at St.' Luke AME Church. Mrs. Mary Richardson is the Financial Secretary, and Mrs. Verlion Jordan is the Assistant Secretary of Young At Heart Ministry at St. Luke AME Church. e EMBRACING I 5201NomAAIIIIIAAn.Tura.R33603 L E G A C y 1-1414 WWW.REVEALINiiTRUTH.ORii Mrs. Brenda Reese-Brown was welcomed into the Young At Heart Ministry as a new member. Mrs. Dorothy Harris is all smiles at the monthly meeting of the ministry. Mrs. Fannie Thomas recited a poem entitled, "House By The Side of The Road," written by Sam Walter Foss during the meeting. She is an 8-year member of The Young At Heart Ministry and Night Praise and WorshiP bV Special Guest and Gospel Recordlnu.lrllst Registration: $25.00 N.Ightly Services are Free Conlerence HoUtl: Crowne 1 0221 Princess Palm Ave Tampa, FL 3361 0 Hotel Rate: $79.00 Saturday, August20, 2011: communitY Survival Day FREE School Supplies, Hairdos, Hair Cuts, Test Screening arid Dental 1\) 0 ..... .....


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R.eli ious 'A Place 01 Yes' At First John M. B. Church. > c: C) I c: "A Place Of Yes" was the theme of a special service at First John M B Church Sunday afternoon, July 31st at 4 p.m. The service was sponsored by the Mothers' Board and the speaker was Minister Julie Jackson. Reverend Gregory Hill, Sr. is the pastor. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Pastor Aubrey Hodges and host pastor, Rev. Gregory Miirlster Julie Jackson was the guest speaker. The service was attended by Jessie Hill and Mary Watson. Tracy Plair, Michele Plair and Kaiden at the afternoon service. MOUNT PLEASANT M.B. CHURCH 2002 N. Rome Avenue* (Corner of Rome Ave. and Spruce St.) P.O. Box 4724 *Tampa Dr C.T. Klr1dand, Pastor Tel: (813) 253-5714 *Fax (813) 254-1441 E-mail: MtPieasantMB@aol.com Devotion By Mt. Pleasant Praise Team. EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT 7:45A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL* 9:30A.M. MORNING WORSHIP-11 A. M. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM-Family Series Hour (B.T.U.) 6 PM-Lord's Supper (Communion) TUESDAYS 6 PM -Prayer Service 7 PM -General Bible Study 7 PM-Youth Bible Study DR. C.T.IORKLAND, 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. REV. M. MURRAY, Pastor 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 BAPnST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE 8722 Progress BlVd., Tampa, FL 33619 Church Office: (813) 677-1948 Pastor's Office: (813) 672-0389 Academy Office: (813) 677-5988 FaJ.<: (813) 672-0514 E-Mall: fbcopvtampabay rr.com DR. SAM MAXWELL, SR., Senior Teaching Pastor Adult/Children Worship Times 7:30A.M & 10:55 A.M. 4:11:Ufi11UIIt't Sunday-9:45A.M. -Adult & Youth/ Children Tuesday-11 A.M. Adult Wednesday 7 P.M. -Youth/ Children 7 :30 P.M. Adult A Satelite Campus For Faith Bible Institute "Growing The Chl.roh For Global (Acts 1 : 8 Rom. 1 : 8 1 Thes 1 :8) HERITAGE CHRISTIAN .. COMMUNITY BAPnST CHURCH 14801 N. 15th Street Lutz, FL 33549 Mailing 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-10 A.M. Mid-Week Worship Tuesday 7:00 P.M. New Testament M. B. Church Of Thonotasassa, Inc. 11530 Walker Road Thonotosassa, FL 33592 (81 986-3971 (81 610-1252 REV. Pastor Weekly Services : Sunday School* 9:30A.M Sun. Morning Worship 11 A.M. Wed. Night: Youth Prayer Service And 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 33610 (813) 628-0752 Website: www.stmatthewchurch.org Email: rsims@tampabay.rr.com Break Of Day Worship 7 : 45 A. M Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Prayer Service Wednesday 7 p m. Study of the Bible Wed. 7:30-8:30 p m. Praise & Worship Service Wed. 8:30 -9 p m Children & Youth Bible Study Wednesday 7 8:30 p m Saturday Prayer Service & Bible Study 10a.m Youth Bible Institute* 12-4 p m Teen Night Friday before the 2nd Sunday 7 -11 p m REV., W. D. s, Pastor N 0 ...... ...... "T1 r 0 c > C/) m z ::! z m r Ill c: r r m ::! z "'0 c: Ill r Ci5 :::t m c m < m :a -< -i c: m C/) c )li z c "T1 c


-C\1-who wishes him many more Lucille Moore, Bert Gra-share. ;: wonderful y ears!! ham, Eloise Leeks and the en Philon family. First Baptist Church Of Progress Village ::J Belated Birthday Condolences ::J Happy belated birthday is extended to Dorothy Mob-The Progress Village Com-Dr. Sam Maxwell, Senior Teacher/Pastor, 8722 Progress Blvd., Tampa, 33619, (813) 677-1948. ley Pauldo, who celebrated munity extends condolences c another year with family and to the families of Iesha a: friends in July It was a sur-Washington, Craig Youth Unplugged IV: LL prise celebration that was re-Thompson and Morris Presented by the First Baptist Church of Progress Village Students Ministry on Saturday, August 13, 2011, from 2-6:30 p. m. at 8722 Progress Blvd., Tampa, in the parking lot. August Birthdays Mackavelli "Mack" Barrett celebrated his first birthday on Sunday, August 7, 2011, with family and friends at his grandmother's (Christine Hill) house. He enjoyed all the personal attention. He is the son of Reginald and Tauheedah Barrett of Progress Village Gerald "Styme" Byrd (former Villager) will be celebrating another year today, Friday, August 12, 2011. We wish you many more. Love, family and friends. Ms. Ada Snow-Lee celebrated another year on Thurs day, August 11, 2011. You are wished much love from family and friends. More birthday celebrants : Elbert Lee (Chuck) Taylor, Mildred Stone, AI AnC derson, Mary Hunt, a: Aaron McClain, Sr., AlLL dreshia Boykin, Alice C West Singleton, Almatha Blash (mem.), Anica Davis, Anna Echols Carlton, C Annie Gamble, Antoinette en Gibson, Arthur L. w Williams, II, Ashley Mc::J .... w > w c w en :::i D ;:::) D. z i= w ...J ...J ;:::) D ...J w z i= z w en I i3 CHU-RCH DIRECTORY Clain, Ben Plair, Sr., Bershaya Eason, Bert McDuffie, Bridgette Welch, Charlene R. Jordan, Charlie Williams, Charlie Williams, III, Cherelle Thomas, Cheryl Ingram, Chiri Lyons, Clifford Rose, Cynthia Massey, Cynthia McKinnie, Danielle Phillips, Darryl Powell, Deborah Greene, Diamone Galloway, Dian DeBose, Dian Thomas, Dynell S. Trudell, Eddie West, Erna Frazier, Errno Jeannot, Evelyn Cofield, Evita Henderson-Jackson and President Barack Obama. Also celebrating this month are: Barbara Johnson, Young Johnson, Sr., Tonya Biggs Chamberlin (Albany, GA), Carla LeeBuckley and Qqyany Roberts. Family and friends extend special wishes for a very happy birthday to one of the oldest Villagers, Mr. Young Johnson, Sr., who celebrated his birthday, August 6, 2011. What a blessing to share some time with his family, NEW FRIENDSHIP M.B. CHURCH 3107 Lake Ave.* 248-4127 Weekly Activities Sunday ChurPi) School 9 : 30 A M Morning worship 10:45 A.M Bible Class 4 : 30 P M Evening Worship 5 P M Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 P M Bible Study 7 :30 P. a: 0 ...J LL NAZARETH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH D I co w 6518 40th Street North Tampa 33610 (813) 785-1099 $.John 1:46 Come grow with us as we studYa. n hour of God's Holy Word. We will be glad to SERVICE TIMES Sunday Sthool -1 0 A. M. Moming Service -11 :30 A M Evening Service7:30 P. M. Bible Study -Tuesday Evening Bible Band 7:30 P. M. lhursday Evening -YPWW7:30 P. M. 3rd Friday Evening Women's OutreaCh Ministry -7:30 P. M. have : ally enjoyable Taylor, Jr., they will be greatly missed, May each of Congratulations you seek the Lord for comfort, Congratulations to Devin guidance and strength during this time of bereavement. Micah Cole, who received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science in Pre-Law with Honors on Friday, August 5 2011 at 6 p. m. in the Alfred Lawson Multipurpose Gymnasium. The family is very thankful and grateful for all that God has done and is doing in their family. Devin Cole, we are so proud of you. Continue to let your light shine before men that your Father may be glori fied in Heaven. Sick And Shut-Ins Let's keep all the sick and shut-ins in our daily prayers. Our very own, Ms. Iradean Biggs had a brief hospital stay and is back at home recuperating. We wish you a speedy recovery and we are glad you are home again. Let us also keep the follow ing folks in our prayers: Roy McCoy, Elaine Johnson, the George family, Mattie Mills, Shirley Jackson, GRACE MARY MISSIONARY BAPnst CHURCH 3901 N. 37th St 248-3779 Pastor Early Morning Worship-a A.M. Sunday School -9 : 30 A.M Morning Worship -10:50 A.M. Bible Study, Wed -7 P M THE PUBUC IS INVITED I am the resurrection and the life: he that in me, though he were yet shall he live. And whoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. John 11:25 r J J \ f--l ---' --1-1' J0 ----1 JJJY My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry For FREE Bibles and greet ing cards to Florida inmates, write to: My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry, P. 0. Box 89174, Tampa, FL, 33689-0402. Home Deliveries If there is anyone interested in having home deliveries of the Florida Sentinel Bulletin in Progress Village and the surrounding areas, please call Mr. Westley at (813) 248-0724. St. James AME Church Of Progress Village News The Community Hour of Power Bible Prayer Band meets each Thursday morning at 10:30 a. m. This a group of God's children gathered together on one accord to learn the Word of the Father. Everyone is invited to come and Youth Revival (Monday Wednesday, August 14-16) Pastor Darian Jones will be preaching. Every third Saturday of the month between 8 a. m. and 12 noon, the church gives away donated clothing, toys and household items at 8617 Progress Blvd (between 78111 St. and Faulkenburg Rd.) F.Y.I. Remember pur helpers at Shu Lon's Kitchen, (813) 7419760. Let's keep President Barack Obama and his fam ily in our daily prayers. Let's also keep our service men and women lifted up as they continue to protect our Let's pray for the homeless and the people far and near, that are less fortunate than we are. Call your news into Gloria McNair at her NEW number (813) 735-7968. lilrnlnu wenhlll.-", ____ .._.....__.,...;._ .. 11 am Prayer S."'lce, TUesday. ___ _,_,_ _; PJQ Arlana SWIIV. TUeidiJ I!IOII.ii; Bible StUdV, TttiSdiJ .. -------. 1 p.m. I CtiiDa .ARll*DI Cfiii-Whleb ......... &l'liiiii!PIMi!l4:13 ST. JOHN CATHEDRAL 3401 E. 25th Avennue,Tampa, FL (Corner Of'34th.St.. & 25th Phone: (a13) (813) Fax: 242,-807.6, Sunday: Ca:reline: 248-HELP Bishop Eddie Pastor WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE 8:00 A. M. SpiritUal R45. A.M. 10:45 Worship-Service (Youth Church 2nd And 3rd 12:00 Noon Jnlercessory Prayer w/Bible'StuQy Wednesday: 5-:30 P. M. Free Tutorial 6:45 P. Mid Week:,Servki:e. Email Us At stjminisfik:)s@a0r.eom statement MA Cliu;'chpt the lnrie_ii;if}t reacllingout to th(:J cOmmf!lihy by fTJinistering ta the whole man/' Outreach Ministry: NOAH COMMUNITY, lf\10./ HOUSE OF LYDIA


Local :a Middleton Class Of 1958 Presents Scholarships Several members of the Middleton High Class of 1958 gathered at Middleton High School recently to present scholarships to 4 of the 2011 graduates. From left to right are: Mario Boronell, Thelma Coy Russell, Barbara Foster, Verdell H. Vickers, Elouise Burnett, Chelsea Evans, (scholarship recipient); Michael Degree, (scholarship recipient); Kiara Pace, (scholarship recipient); Nancy Noresty, (scholarship recipient); Inez Patterson, Carroll Mitchell, Fannie Byron-Keith, Eugenia Bradshaw Baker, John Shipp and seated in front, Josephine Bridges. (Photography. by BRUNSON) G) c: en -1 ...... _N 1\) 0 ...... ...... Meetin NCNW Meeting The Tal!lpa Metro Section of the National Council of Negro Women will return to its monthly meetings at Lee Davis NSC, 22nd St. and 26th Ave. at its next meeting. Due to the Labor Day weekend, the meeting is scheduled for September 10th, 10 a. m. Fiscal year reports are due from the President, Financial Committee members along with Committee Chairs for Program, Social Welfare, NIH, Parliamentary and Technology /Historian. Members are urged to be present and on time. Interested visitors are welcomed. Gloria W. Davis, Publicity Chair and Electa D. Davis, President. ICC-!C-!)Jii1JIII ill tC)IIC:II With or without wires, it's what we do at AT&T. Always. C> 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. atfcom Rethink Possible )> en m z ::::! z m r m c: r r m ::::! z "'tJ c: m r c;; :::1: m c m < m -1 c: m en c )> z c c G) m CD I m


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Local Donia Donnelle Celebrates 50th Binhdav Donia Donnelle celebrated her soth birthday Hawaiian style. Over 200 family members and friends were on hand to help her celebrate. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Birthday honoree, Donia with Nadine Walker, also known as the "Dancing Queen." Moochie McCarr and JD (Johnnie) Campbell attended the party. David Harris of Houston, TX, Joe Harris and Mark Harris, brothers of the birthday honoree, with their mother, Doris Cannon. "" r 0 22 en m z :::! z m r lJJ c: r r m Ron and all his daughters, Michelle and Gisele with the birthday girl, Donia, right. Seated, Doris Cannon, mother of the birthday lady, and Chris. Agnes Judge and James Robinson were among the birthday guests. Mother and daughter, Dorie and Tammy at the birthday celebration Donia. Pat and DJ helped Donia :::! celebrate her soth birthday. z "tJ c: Budgets are tight enough these days without wasting money and energy. By taking advantage of lower energy rates available most of the day, our Energy Planner!lM Program can help you save about a month's worth of electricity each year.* The advanced thennostat, installation and participation are all free. In fact, we'll even include a free energy audit and eight energy-saving light bulbs to maximize your savings Some restrictions apply-savings may vary. FREE programmable thermostat FREE energy audit Eight FREE energy-saving light bulbs Advanced thennostat helps you keep energy costs low. TAMPA ELECTRIC UFE RUNS ON ENERGY .. -lJJ r Cii :::1: m c m < m -t c: m en c )> z c "" 22 c I lJJ


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From Tonia Turner Students' academic achievement, their nutrition and health are directly related. So, as your child heads back to school, pencils aren't the only things that families can take time to sharpen. While parents work to get routines for the school year started, they can also help the younger members of the household sharpen up these good health habits that will last a lifetime. P. S. These tips can also become a way of life for the entire family. Good Health Habits Germ Free Hands ... Are Never Too Clean One of the most significant -and simple health habits to teach is washing hands. To help children learn the habit, enforce rules for the entire family. Insist on washing hands before every meal, after using the bath room, handling pets, playing outside, and of course, after blowing noses, sneezing and coughing. Food As Fuel ... start Your oav on Right Kids need fuel to power through the day. Making breakfast a part of your da ily routine is also important for weight management. A good morning meal includes foods that have whole grains, fiber and protein with little added sugar to help to improve kids' attention span, con centration and memory. Don't forget the fruit and milk! Sound Sleep ... Important For A Great oav While the specific needs of each child will vary to some degree, school-age children and preteens should get be- tween 10 and 12 hours of sleep each night. Implementing a consistent bedtime, especially on school nights, can help ensure your child's sleep needs are consistently met


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It encom passes more than 100 dis eases and conditions that affect the joints and sur rounding tissues, typically causing pain, swelling and tenderness. The condition progresses and can become debilitating as cartilage that protects the ends of the bones gradually wears away. But exercise and Prostate Protector A recenf study finds a striking reduction of prostate cancer risks in men who take grape seed supplements More than 35,000 men provided data about their use of non-vitamin, non-min eral, specialty' supplements. Research determined a 41% reduced risk among those who took a grape seed supplement. They advise that additional research is still needed News Flash About Hot Flashes Women who experience hot flashes during menopause appear to be at lower risk for two common types of breast cancer, ac cording to a recent study. Stronger flashes that woke them up or made them sweat seemed to be linked to an even lower risk Another study finds that women who had hot flashes were less likely to suffer a stroke or heart attack Did You Know: Want to drop your risk of diabetes by 21%? Eat 2 daily servings of whole grains! A study of more than half a million people found that those who had consumed eight or more servings of fruit and vegetables a day were 22% less likely to die from a heart attack than those who had averaged fewer than three servings. dietary changes can signifi cantly help alleviate discom fort. Lose Weight The first step toward easing arthritis pain, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is to lose weight. Being overweight is di rectly linked to osteoarthritis of the knee, which is the most common form of the disease. By losing 22 pounds, a woman can cut her risk of knee osteoarthritis by half. Losing weight can also re duce stress on weight-bear ing joints. 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What Is Diabetes; Part4 Fruit Of The Week The eggplant is a very good source of antioxidants and dietary fiber. Because of its low soluble carbohydrate content and high fiber, it is the best food choice for dia betics. There are many different varieties of eggplants, which mainly differ in taste and color. Usually, tlie eggplant has a slight bitter taste and a soft, spongy texture. Eggplants are added in many recipes as a compli mentary ingredient to bal ance out the strong flavors of the other ingredients. Let's take a look at some other important health ben efits of eggplant. Health Benefits Of Eggplant Eggplant is rich in miner als such as copper, potas sium, and manganese. It is also a very good source of B1 (Thiamine), Vit B3 (Niacin) and B6: Eggplants are rich in dietary fibers and folate, as well as phytonutriens and antioxidants that are found in eggplant. It may help in fighting aging and cancer. However, eggplant con tains minimal protein and cannot be taken as a meat substitute Health Benefits Botanically it is a fruit, but most often it is referred to as a vegetable and for those who enjoy it, there is a long list of medical benefits. High in bioflavonoids and the antioxidant monoter pene, the eggplant is effec tive at assisting with a number of health items in cluding : Reducing swelling. Clearing of stagnant blood. Reducing hemorrhages Comforting bleeding hem orrhoids. Treating dysentery. Reducing the risk of stroke and heart disease Best Diet Choice For Diabetics Since eggplants have low soluble carbohydrate content and are high in dietary fiber they are safer and healthy diet choices for diabetic pa. tients. Type 2 Diabetes may be reversed by making some life style changes. Call (813) 228-7272 for more information Prevention & Educati Extractions Crowns & Bridges Dentures Partia l s Root Canal Therapy Repair & Relines *Gold Crown (Real) Available *Patient Relaxation The Florida Department of Health Free presents: Free The 5th Annua_I"A Day of Pampering" for Women Only Saturday, October 15; 2011 8:30am to 3:00pm U!liversity Area Community Center Complex (UACCC) This is a FREE Community Event. Registration Is required. Seating is limited to 300 pre-registered adults 18 years Workshops Include : of age and older! Screenings I nclude : Ask the Doctor Blood Pressure, Glucose/Sugar Healthy Cooking Body Mass Index (BMI) Women & Exercise For more i nformation o r to register, Call (813} 307-8015 Ext 3502 or Visit us at www.hills countyhealth o r g OEAOUNE: September 30, 2011 G) c: ..... ,!') N 0 ..... ..... "T1 r 0 :!! C/) m z -4 z m r m c: Special Gift to first 200 women who register DEPARTMENT OF HEAlTH J= HIU.UOilOUGH COUNTY HEAlTH DfPAilTMlNT m z ...................................................................................... c: 1 Tampa General Circle Tampa, FL 33606 PhysicianFinder Referral Service 1-822-DOCS www.tgh.org Tampa General Hospital. Affiliated with the USF College of Medicine m r u; :::t m t:J m < m ::D -< -4 c: m C/) c )> z c "T1 :!!


. t j : .. u.J r By O'Brien Bower, P.A Huge News On Crack Cocaine litigation PARTV Myth 4: Making the crack guideline changes retroactive is beyond the Commissionis powers. FACT: The United States Sentencing Commission has the power to make the crack guideline changes retroactive Making a guideline change retroactive does n,ot require Congress' s approval. In 1987, Congress explicitly gave the Commission full power and unlimited discre-tion to make guideline C amendments and to make ii: them retroactive if they I.L C reduce sentences. Z The Fair Sentencing Act of the silence on retroactiVIty IS ffi ambiguous, not prohibitive. > w The Fair Sentencing Act of 2010's silence on retroactivity has led both its cospon sors and the federal courts to disagree about whether the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 permits retroactivity. There is disagreement among the law's cosponsors and supporters regarding retroactivity of the guidelines. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-NY), Richard Durbin (D-IL), AI Franken (D-MN), and Christopher Coons (DE) -all Senate Judiciary Committee members who voted in favor of the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 wrote to the Commission in favor of retroactivity of the 2011 crack guideline changes, because "[t]his result would be entirely con sistent with the primary purposes of .. the Fair Sentencing Act -reducing racial disparities in drug sentencing, increasing trust in the justice system, and focusing limited resources on serious offenders." Federal courts are currently developing a circuit split over whether Congress intended the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 to apply to people who committed their crack crimes before the Fair Sentencing Act of 201o' s effective date of August 3, 2010. If you or a friend or family member would like further information on the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010, and all recent developments regarding its implementa-. tion, please do not hesitate to contact us. 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Girls Conference To BeHeld The Prevention Board of the D epartment of Juvenile Justice, in partnership with other community agencies, presents a 2011 Just Girls Conference The theme of the confere nce is 'Watch Me .. I Know Where I Am Going The conference will be held on Monday, Augu s t 15, 2011, 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., at Word Alive Mi1.1istries in Lakeland. There will be guest speakers, food giveaways and admission is FREE. Pre-registration is required and will -be accepted until August 13, 2011. For further information contact Rosa Ardito at (863) 519-8250 or (863) 559-3165. A Weekend Of Enrichment 'Remember' ... II Peter 3:1...was the chosen theme of the Church of God by Faith (COGBF)-Tampa WestCoast District (TWCD) Assembly which was held Friday, July 29th fi, Sunday, July 31, 2011. The host-site of the event was the Victory Temple COGBF in Lakeland, Elder Neal T. Phillips, pastor The assembly was officially opened by Elder James E. Williams, III, District Superintendent. Deacon Leon presided over the opening Prayer Hour which was followed by Home Mission Service, officiated by Edna Lawrence, President. The speaker of the hour was Missionary Caroline Hird. Her message was enti tled 'Reminisce on the Past, to Walk in the Future'. On Saturday, a day of fun, fellow ship and food was enjoyed by pastors and members during the annual picnic which was held at the Lake Parker Osprey Pavilion. Afterwards, everyone gath ered in the yard of VfCOGBF for a good ole'-fashioned street service. The Tampa WestCoast District Youth Praise Team set the tone for this awesome service Minister Derrick Blue rendered a message to the congregation and community entitled 'Keep Your Eyes on the Clock '. On Sunday, the weekend of enrichment concluded with Sunday School and Midday Worship. Elder Calvin McDonald served as Master of Ceremony The message entitled 'Remember' was delivered by District Superintendent, Elder James E. Williams, III. Ruling Elder James E. McKnight, Jr., gave spe cial closing remarks. Some of the other faces seen during the weekend were: Elder Thomas Faison, Jr., Mother Margaret Faison, AI and Patricia Smith; Mark and Albedean Nash; Tenae Allen, Albert Phillips, Yvette Jordan and her daughter, Jasmine, Steven and Tonette Christian. Others included Elder Neal and Sis. Regina Phillips, Minister Gary Hird, Minister Jerome Focyson, Mother Princess Fortson, Ann Fortson, Nora Fortson-Burroughs, Jill Glass and daughters, Jalyssa and Jakayla; Mother Ollie Smart, Mother Chola Little, Mother Genelle Jordan, Amos and Yvette Landers. Khaliah Johnson, Sheila Spotford, Belinda McDonald, Deloris Landers, Minister Anthony and Sis. Myrtice Landers, Everett 'Villiams, Jeffrey Williams, Everett Williams Jr., Rashad Williams, Glenda Williams, Derek Landers, Deacon Paul and Mother Christine Mack, Glenn and Odessa Collier, Neil and Carolyn Cowan attend ed. Also among the guests were: Elder Harvey and Sis. Edna Lawrence, April Sears, Ruben and Mae Allen, Keith and Terri Cox, Ashley Smith, Merissa Landers, Anita Landers, Evangelist Mamie Williamson, Mary McElrach, Melanie Blue, Mother Lillie Williams, Saffron and April VanRivers and their daughter, Alani; Jordaeshia Green-Coleman, Michael Worlds, Rosetta McDougal, Mother Mamie Barnum, and a host of many, others. Happy Birthday To You Shaw-Nuf Talk extends wishes for a happy birthday to: Courtney Phillips (Aug. 14th), Mae Miller (Aug. 15th), Renae Elliott (Aug. 16th), Frances Calhoun and Portia Howard (Aug. 17th). May the Lord bless each of you with many many more! Belated Happy Anniversary Shaw-Nuf Talk extends belated h appy anniversary wishes to Selwyn and Greta Moran, of Winter Haven. The Morans celebrated 23 years of marriage on June 25, 2011. Ma y the Lord continue to bless this union with many more years of Holy Matrimon y Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out This week' s Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out goes out to Lakeland business woman and entrepreneur Sonji Coney-Williams. Sonji's gift talent and service to the community were recently rec ognized at a ceremony held in Atlanta Georgia. There is more to come on this special occasion! Congratulations, Lady Sonji! We are Shaw-Nuf proud of you. Talk To Shaw-Nuf Shaw-Nuf Talk wants to hear from you. Share news and/ or photos of your cele brations, special events, community events, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, fam ily reunions, class reunions, etc., with the readership of the Florida Sentinel Bulletin with Shaw-Nuf Talk by sending an e-mail to: shawnuftalk@-yahoo.com or calling (863) 513-8437. Shaw-Nuf Talk will share your exciting news with the readership! -------. --------. -----Awards Luncheon Celebrates 40 Years ForlocaiAgencv Overcoming drug addiction, cancer and a childhood of abuse and neglect, three women who have persevered and continued to show that they eknow where they are goingi in life were honored for their personal and professional growth. ..... 1\) 1\) 0 ..... .....


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:: Features N T"" ..... (/) ::::) e, ::::) <( > <( c a: LL 'Real Talk' workshop oners success Stories For Teens In Foster Care On July 13th, Ms. Jaznice Relaford organized and hosted a workshop that targeted teenagers in the Hillsborough County Foster Care Program. The event took place at the Hillsborough Kids Family Center organized the workshop for girls in foster care between the ages 15 and 17. During the workshop speakers talked to the girls about self-respect, what to expect from a man and self-worth." Ms. Relaford also invited local rappers 'Gitt Cam' and 'Suave' Lewis. Her special guest was Ms. Victoria Kennerdy, -who also grew up in foster care. Ms. Kennerdy is now a successful professional. Ms. Relaford said Ms. Kennerdy talked to the girls, shared an inspirational activity that helped them to realize how beautiful they are. She further said that many girls in foster care don't know their worth. "I figured if they got someone who they either idolized or re spected for their work would speak with them, then they would lis ten," Ms. Relaford, who is 17, said. (Photography by ,.. THURSDAY Auaust18. 2011 SATURDAY Auaust20. 2011 Banquet fime: 7 :30pm location: College Hill Conlerence Center 1002 fast Or. MaHin luther Kino Jr. Blvd lampa, fl33603 Tickets: S25.00 C h rch vVide Cookout lime: 10:00 am 3 :00pm location: lettuce lake Park 6920 [ fletcher Ave lampa, fl33637 Adults $13.00 Children 19 and under) $3.00 l'lorshi p Service: 9 45am atlhe Community ol faith Christian Church. 3111 fast Wilder Ave.lampa, fl 33610. featuring Guest Pastor. Pastor Marvin l ue.lrinity Miami CMI. Miami. fL Worship Servic e : 3:30pm reaturing Guest Pastor Or. Patri c i a Hauser. Potter House Deliverance labernacle. lamp&, II. A lso leaturlnu the P otter House Deliverance l abernacle Praise learn and Musicians. Ms. Jaznice Relaford, center, who created and promoted "Real Talk," is shown With two of the guests, local rappers Gitt Cam and Suave LeWis. -Candace Henry, Sarah Cronk, and Lasondra Savage were among the girls attending the workshop. Megan Infantino, Smith, and Ilona Hardrick attended the workshop. uality care When You Are Not There" 3716 E. Lake Ave Phone: 813-621-5038 Fall VPK PROGRAM FREEVPK 9:ooam -. .. II:T now-and pur ean 08/:&4/2011 no lee (breakfast, lunch, snack) Child DJust be age 4 by SepteDiber 01, 2011


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Class Reunion C'\1 C'\1 ..... Middleton High Class 111911 Has 40-Year Reunion The Middleton High Class of 1971 held its 40-year reunion recently. Activities included a Poolside Chat and Chew ; Seafood Feast and Ice Cream Dessert Bar, Breakfast Buffet, touring the new Middleton High, c Dinner and Dance and worship service at First Union M. B. Church. The class' theme was Together a: Again 40 Years Later, Still Bound By Faith." (Photos by Sylvester Harris) LL Members ofthe last official class ofthe old Middleton High School (1971) included: seated, left to right, Cathy Faison, Betty Coleman, Ron Christie, Patricia Smith and Pamela Stone. Standing, Melvin Stone, Jackie Edwards, Sherna Blair Rich, Valretha Williams, Debra Edwards, Dianne Huff, Arthur Cole (president), Cotney, Herbert Alexander, Cynthia Keeton, Karen Williams, Debra Smalls, Albert, and Ronald Swain. Among those who toured the new facility: seated, Carol Owens, Joanne Jordan, Debra Smalls,. Charles Moore, Ira Jean Williams and Judy Mcintyre Taylor. Standing, Willie C. Taylor, Melvin Butts, Valretha Williams, Barbara Cummings, Rosemary Buchanan, AI Kelly, Sophia Ranson, Mary Moore and Willie Knight. Friends since childhood: in front, Cynthia Keeton, surrounded by Edward Cooper, Herbert Alexander and George Cooper. Lue "Big Time" and Lorenzo Collins. Ira Jean William.s, Jackie Bell, Otella Edwards, Dianne Hart and Barbara Cummings. Class President Arthur Cole, left, presented an offering to the pastor, Rev. B. E. Garmon, Sr. on behalf of the class. AUTO ACCIDENT? (.) I o:t gary, a medica! an-:1 lawyer reterr


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