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Celebrating 67 Years In -The Tampa Bay Area even eens rr I II er VOL. 67 NO. 44 FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012 44 PAGES 75 -' Longshoreman, 39, Killed On wavToWork Breakfast Speaker ( suspect CIJarued savs Time Rilht With 20111urder To Do Right' 0116-Year-Oid SEE PAGE 22-A SEE PAGE 6-A SEE PAGE 23-A ""' -'' -. : .' 12th ANNUAl HERITAGE FESTIVAl lUNCHEON FEATURED DR. FlOYD FlAKE One of the events of the to-day celebration of the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival was the 12th Annual Martin Luther King Heritage Leadership Luncheon. This year's Festival theme is "Keeping the Dream Alive -Something for Everyone." The luncheon was held at the University Area Community Center. The featured speaker was Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake, Pastor of the Greater Allen A.M. E. Cathedral Church in Jamaica, New York. Dr. Flake, is shoWn with, from left, Dr. Samuel L. Wright, Sr., founder, Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, Inc.; Dr. Brenda Walker, Ruby Jackson, Co-Chair, Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, Inc.; Dale Felix, Program Host; Jessamine Cadenas, who rendered a musical selection; and William Sanders, Co-Chair, Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, Inc. (Photo by Lomax Mcintyre)


N 0 N > a: <( :::::) z <( "") >=<( c a: LL. Q a: LL. Q z <( c en w ;::) 1-ij: w > W Q w :::t: en :J m :::::) D. z Iii ..J ..J :::::) m ..J w z i= z w en <( Q a: 0 ..J LL. Former Citv Emplovee Files Age Discrimination lawsuit BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Earlier this month, an at torney representing a foi:rner City of Tampa employee filed a discrimination lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that the em ployee is a victim of age dis crimination. Attorney Mark Herdman filed the lawsuit on beof 61-year-old Kenneth Perry, who retired from the City of Tampa in August of 2010. Perry formerly served as the Com:mmiity Affairs Man ager. Prior to that position, he served as the EEO/Labor Relations Manager. He was a City employee for nearly 30 years. In the lawsuit, Perry althat his position was eliminated as part of a reduc tion in force. Perry could apply for other vacant posi tions within the City. Perry said in the lawsuit that he ap plied for the position of Lead Employee Relations Special-Meeting KENNETH PERRY ... Files Age Bias Lawsuit ist, a position that mirrored his former position. However, Perry alleges in the lawsuit that on June 18, 2010, he was informed that the City decided not to fill the position. Instead, the decision was made to borrow an employee from a different department to assist in per sonnel matters. The lawsuit states Perry was informed during the same meeting that his layoff status was reduced from one year to two months. His tenure with the City ended on August 23, 2010. In the lawsuit, Perry al leges that although he was the most qualified applicant, he was not retained due to his age. He said the person chosen for the position is in her 40s and does not possess the same or better qualifica tions as he does; "The City's contention it chose not to fill the position, but rather to borrow another employee, violates its rules/regulations and was a pretext for age discrimina tion. "The plaintiff's age was a determining factor in the de fel;ldant's decision not to place the plaintiff in the Lead Employee Relations Special ist position, therefore, vio lated the plaintiff's right under the FCRA," the lawsuit stated. The case was filed in state court rather thari federal court. Perry is demanding a jury trial. Saunders librarv Foundation Meets Jan. 21 The Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Library Foundation, Inc. (RWS) will !lold its next quarterly meeting Saturday January 21, 2012, 10 a.m., at the C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library, 2607 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. RWS is making plans for its April 2012 Spelling Bee competition for fifth grade students at its partner school, Booker T. Washington Elementary. The foundation also will begin planning for the October 2014 Gala Opening_ Celebration, when the new. Saunders Library will open at 1505 N. Nebraska Avenue. The new facility will include a $7.8 million, 25,000 sq. ft. public library, African American Cul-tural ArtS Center and an African American Research Library. Foundation President Fred Hearns invites the public to attend the January 2i meeting and to get involved. "A Presiden .. Celebrating Optimism & Saturday, January 28 2012 Please Join Us At Embassy Suites Tampa USF 3705 Spectrum Blvd. Tampa, FL Cocktail Hour: 6:oo p.m. Dinner served at 7:00 p.m. Contacts: Frances Sykes (813) 961-5760 Attire: Elegantly Chic Admission: $35.00 Silent Auction to Benefit St. Peter Claver Catho.Jic School Anornev Elected As Tampa Chapter President 01 Federal Bar Association BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Earlier this month, a Tampa attorney was elected as the president of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. She is the first African American woman to serve in this capac ity Attorney Julie Sneed said she has been a member of the organization and served on its board for several years. The recent eleCtion is a culmination of several suc cessive positions she has held. She has served as the Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, and President Elect. "I am really excited and honored to be leading such a group and assisting the fed eral court. I look forward to this year of service," Attorney Sneed_ said. The organization is dedi cated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and pro fessional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. Attorney Sneed is cur rently a shareholder with the law firm of Fowier White Boggs. Her practice targets complex litigation on the state and federal levels, in cluding business and com-ATTORNEYJUUESNEED mercial, employment insurance and financial services related litigation. She also handles class actions law suits. A former resident of Or lando, Attorney Sneed attended the University of Florida, where she earned her B. S. Degree. She contimied her education and earned her J. D. Degree with honors, from Florida State University, College of Law. Attorney Sneed, 42, is married to Dr. Kevin Sneed, Pharm., -and they are the parents of two children. She enjoys reading non-fic tion, historical books and running Attorney Sneed said good health is a priority in their household and she par ticipates in several races each. year. To Be Printed FRIDAY, FEBRUARY -10th. Deadline: WEDNESDAY,.FEBRUARY 1st P.M. NO EXCI=PTIONS! -'" .. ...


Features Fights After MlK Parade leads To-Arrest Of Eleven Teenagers EMANUEL WATSON ... 19, Charged with Affray On Monday, after the M. L. King Day Parade, a series of fights and disturbances broke out in East Tampa. Although Dr. M at"tin Luther King, Jr., was an advocate for non-violence, 11 teenagers were arrested for fighting. Crowds watching the fights swelled to nearly 200 people at times According to police the fights began around 3 :30 p.m., Monday in and around the: Belmont Heights Estates The crowds } imply kept moving from one block to the next "As soon as the police were out of sight, fighting erupted again, a spokesperson for the Tampa_ Police Department said. Some of the youngsters were charged with an affray." An affray is a crimi nal offense generally defined as the fighting of two or more persons. in a public place that disturbs others ; a t)rpe of disorderly conduct : The eleven teenagers JOSHUA R. COBB .. 18, Charged with Affray arrested were: Emanuel Watson, 19, and 18:-year old Joshua R. Cobb were charged with an affray. Police arrested, Anissia C. Davis, Tequila L. Owens, and Samuel L. Culver, all 17-year-olds. D _avis was charged with an affray. Owens and Culver were charged with disorder ly conduct Three 16-year-olds were also arrested: Julisa Duncan was charged 'with resisting arrest without vioI{mce and trespassing after warning. Cameshia King and Deshawn Singfield were ch a rged with an affray. Police also arrested three 15-year-old teenagers. Micheal Singleton was charged with trespassing after warning ; Dontavious Throw w as charged with an affra y ; and Kevondre R. Thomas was charged with resisting arre st without vio lence a nd viol a tion of proba tion for the unl a wful po s ses sion of a fire a rm. BARBARA]. PITTMAN Practicing Law J n: C r imin al Defen s e F amily Law Pe rsona l Injury Attorney & Couns elor A t Law Cypress Point Office Park 1 0014 N. 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HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Earlier this week a 32-y ear-old father was killed in a traffic accident The acci dent happened early Sunda y morning on I -75 just South of Fowler Avenue. According to police, Arimus Antwain Marshall Dixon was dri ving on I -75 when the front of his Jeep struck a disabled -volkswagen on the shoulder of the road. The Jeep flipped and landed in the center of the Interstate. Dixon survived the accident, climbed out ofthe Jeep, and was standing beside it. Police said Ms. Chrissy Rodriguez swerved to avoid him, but struck Dixon and the Jeep. He died at. the scene. Ms. Rodriguez received injuries. Dixon was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kaman Hall. A Tampa nati v e was baptized at New Salem Primitive Baptist Church, and attended the public schools of Hillsborough County. He played football at Tarpon Springs High School, where he was AllAmerican, All-County in AiuMUSANIWAIN MARSHALL DIXON 1996, his mother, Mrs. Johnuye Marshall-Hall said ; "His father is a Computer So f tw,are Engineer Consultant arid we traveled a. He graduated from Tarpon Springs High School arid attended Blinn College, iP-. Brenham, where he played -football for a very short' time before he was injured his mother said Mrs. Marshall-Hall further stated that her son returned to Pinellas County and enrolled at St. Pete Community College, but didn't graduate. Dixon began working a:t Air Tran as a Customer. Service Agent. His next place of AUTO ACCIDENT FREE 9 employment was the Hard N Rock Casino, wh ere he worked in the Command N Center Operations Center for Security At the time of his death, Dixon was working as the Security Manager at the Lodge Restaurant and Lounge in South Tampa Mrs. Marshall-Hall said Dixon was planning his wedding to Ms. Beatrice Olivier and they were par ents of two sons, Malik, 6, and 4-month-old Adonis He is also survived by his older brother, Demetrius and younger sister, along with. other family members and friends. Mrs. Marshali-Hall. said her son will most be remembered as a special, loving person. "He always had a smile, a hug, and a kiss for 6 everybody; that is how pea -)> pie knew him. He would help anybody, anybody he Z could. :::! z "He loved life he loved people, he loved his children, and he loved his fami ly. 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0 Loca 0 N > a: < ::J z < "") Ex-Homicide Detective Gets 2 Years On Corruption Charge A former St. Petersburg Police Department detective LL was sentenced to two years in federal prison. He entered a guilty plea in October on one count of public corrup tion, a wire fraud scheme to deprive the public of honest services. Members of the FBI arrested former officer, Anthony Foster, 40, in June 2011, and charged him with extorting moJ;ley and gifts from a Confidential Informant (CI). A 13-year veteran, Foster was assigned to the Homicide Sq'uad, and is accused of using his position in law enforcement to help a (CI) lighter sen.tences by contactiJ,1g officials > on the Cl's behalf. In ::!i exchange, Foster received gifts. LL As part of his sentence, U. S. District Judge Steven < D. Merryday ordered Foster to pay $soo, the ANTHONY FOSTER ... 2 years in federal prison amount of money not recovered during the tion. He faced a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. -. According to the plea agreement,_ in 2009 and through. June 2011, Foster made it known to one ofhis sources facing criminal charges, that he would contact judges and Assistant State Attorneys and provide positive infor mation about the person. In exchange for his help, Foster told the informant that he wanted cash and property. Foster received a cash payment of $7,075 from the person on April 6th. On April 15th, he received $325 in cash and a 40:-inch flat screen television. Special _agents with the Fe9,eral Bureau of Investigation were investigating the case The meeting was monitored and recorded. After receiving the cash and property, Foster placed a telephone call on behalf of the information to an Assistant State Attorney in Hernando County. During the call, Foster identified himself as a detective with the St. Petersburg Police Department. He also encouraged other officials ln the department to contact the same attorney and provide positive information about the informant. Military Veteran Accepts Overseas Assignment BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Although Choice Miller, Jr., officially retired from the U. S. Army in November, he continues to serve his country. Miller said he was contacted and offered a _position that would require him to leave the country. But, unlike assignments in the past, th is a!?signnient will not keep him away from his family for an eXtended period. He will only be away for about 4 months. Miller left for the temporary assignment last week. "After I thought abo u t it, I decided to accept it. It's just a great oppor,tunity a biess' jng :frotn God. :'Tcan't sa,y wliat I win be doing; but I can-say I'll he in Kuwait and there's no fighting over there," he said. A Tampa native, Sgt. First Class Miller officially retired from the U. S. Army on November 1, 2011. He currently serves as the ROTC CHOICE MILLER, J:R. .. Milit_ary Veteran Instructor at the University of South Florida. Traveling is nothing to Miller because gf his military background. As a soldier, he has traveled extensively to several countries. Miller, 45, is the only son of seven children born to Mrs. Tommy Lee Miller and the late Choice Miller, Sr. He is married to Mrs. Lois Miller and he is the father of 6 children. c 'Occupv Group Announces Rallv And March w > w BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer C w l: On Saturday, January 21st 0 ::i at 10 a. m., the Occupy m Tampa group will be holding a rally at -the Voice of z Freedom Park on the corner t= of Main Street and Albany Avenue in West Tampa. The 5 rally will be followed by a m march through West Tampa ..J neighborhoods. Occupy Ta:rnpa supporters t= z w 0 < c .. said the rally and march will be to show support for the West Tampa conimuriit)r and bring attention to what's going on in the area. West Tampa CDC Manager, Michael Randolph, said he would like to see a solid partnership between Occupy Tampa, the West Tampa CDC and all four neighborhood associations. "They have the power to bring national media attention to West Tampa ; and we PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY NOnCE OF POWNG SITE CHANGES don't," said Rlmdolph. "We need to sit down to the table together develop con crete steps on what needs to be done to revitalize this com munity. These people don't want handouts, they want jobs." Randolph said Occupy Tampa came into the commu nity without first talking with any of the community ers "They never established any with community --a: 0 ..J LL PRIMARIA DE PREFERENCIA PRESIDENCIAL AVISO DE CAMBIO DE CENTROS DE VOTAC16N v Earl len nard, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Announces the following Polling Site changes for the Presidential Preference Primary on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. Anuncia los siguientes cambios en los centros de votacion para Ia Primaria de Preferencia Presidencial el dia Martes 31 de nero de 2012. Precinct/ Prednto Old PoRing Site/ Centro de Votacl6n Anterior. New Polling Sire/ Nuevo Centro de VotaciOn New Address/ Nueva Dlreccl6n 131/149 St John Greek Orthodox Church Greater Tampa Association of Realtors 2918 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33609 147/151 Greater.Tampa Association of Realtors Greater Tampa Showmen's Association 608 N. Willow Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606 m USS Tampa Post #S American Legion Good shepherd Lutheran Church SOlS. Dale Mabrv HIRhwav, Tampa, FL 33609 218 Rey Park Center West Tamjla ConventiOn Center 3005 w. Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 301/302 Desoto Park ConcOrd Baptist Church 2224 E Corrine Street, Tampa, FL33605 337/344 George Bartholomew Recreation Center Fireman's Benevolent Association Hall 201 E. Yukon Tampa, FL 33604 339 Temple Crest Community Center Temple Crest Baptist Church 8425 N.40111 Street, Tampa, FL 33604 404 Bay Ceia Baptist Churdl Skyway Footbal Complex 3901 George Road, Tampa, FL 33634 509/511 Carrollwood Cultural Center oakwood Community Church 11209 Casey Road, Tampa, FL 33618 527 Keystone Unfted Methodist Churdl Openwater Church 15612 Race Track Roaa, Odessa, FL 33556 537. Sunlake Baptist Church J.F. Swartzel Masonic Lodge No. 251 3109 W. Lutz Lake Fern Road, lutz, FL 33558 571/579 Tampa Bay Baptist Convention Center St. Mary Catholic Church 15520 North Boulevard, Tampa, FL33613 826/852/854 The Crossing Church Embassy SUites 10220 Palm River Road, Tampa, FL 33619 856 Cornerstone Baptist Church Brandon Masonic Lodge No.114 203 N. Moon Avenue, Brandon, FL 33510 971 St. Cecelia's Episcopal Church Blessed Sacrament Church 10011rn Avenues. Tampa, FL 33619 601 E Kennedy B lvd., 1 6th Floor, Tampa, FL 33602 www. VoteHillsborough.org (813) 7445900 voter@hcsoe.org _leaders, and we don't really .. know what their agenda is. We have scheduled meetings to talk about working together for the future of West Tampa, but nothing has been finalized at this time. "What we have to be careful of, are the people who say they want to help the commu nity, but really are interested in helping themselves. We don't need that." Randolph said the Occupy Tampa group has no estab. lished leader, and that makes it difficult when trying to establish a foundation for a partnership. "WestTampa is the area's only distressed neighborhood, and we need to act now. We need solutions and strong partnerships with a lot of peo"They aren't-going anywhere and if they are going to operate out of West Tampa, we need to know what that means for us."


3J gave his life for his cause. :< (USPS 202-140) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 ( 813) 248-1})21 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publishers Inc., New Y ork 1990-94 CP Timelnternatiqnal POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P O. Box 3363 Tampa FL 33601 Periodical Post age Pai d At Tampa FL C. Blythe Andrews 1901-1977 (1945) C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. 193o-201o (19n) S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT ALLISON WELIL5-CLEBERT, CFO GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR HAROLD ADAMS, CIRCULATION MANAGER BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR TOYNETTA COBB, PRODUCTION MANAGER LAVORA EDWARDS, CLASSIFIED MANAGER Subscriptions-$44.oo-p Months Both Editions: $87 00-Per Year Both Editions Opinions expressed on editorial pages of this newspaper by Columnists or Guest wmers, do not necessarily reflect the ooltortal stance or The Florida Sentinel BulleUn or the Publisher The Truth About unemplovment H ow often have you heard, "The poor ye s4all have with you always." But what does it mean to a nation that has an estimated 134 to 150 million jobs to go around between a population of approximately 311 million able-bodied human beings? We're talking about America. Taking into account the 39 percent of the population that is 18 years of age and under and that is 65 years of age or older, what that means is if every job in our nation was filled right now, there would still be 6o to 40 million Americans, ages 19 to 64, who would be unemployed. Are you listening? Moreover, when economists talk about: "full em_ ployment," they are allowing for a 2 .to'7 percent un. employment rate. Such a figure would no doubt include any of you who are currently unemployed. In truth, there has never been "full employment" for Black people, white people, or anyone else in the United States of America since the end of slavery. Are you listemng? So, what does that say regarding what many politicians are talking about? Sadly enough, employment in America or any other economy boils down to "survival of the fittest," a negative Wizard of Oz place where no one in his or her right mind wants to reside. Therefore, we urge our readers to do everything within your power to make yourselves skillfully fit to secure a gainful livelihood, even if that means working for yourselves. If you're listening, and if you understand, get up and begin to change your life. Pres. Obama Goes To Disnev World P lenty of people would say he was in Disney World already, referring to the Alice-in-Wonderland shenanigans of Capitol Hill. But our Commander-in-Chief recently visited America's most favorite theme park hopefully not only for some "R&R," but for an opportunity to share with_ fellow Americans a new plan to make billions of dollars. Disney World is no stranger to celebrities of globalnote. After all, before his untimely demise, performer Michael Jackson virtually lived at Disney World, he loved it so much. And who can forget former Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev who demanded to be taken Disneyland on his first and only visit to America. But as we stated previously, President Obama's visit will not be all fun and games. His attenin Orlando was serious. Not only did he talk about ways to boost travel and tourism, rumors have it he may have begun his much-anticipated juggernaut of a Democratic campaign for his reelection. Surely, President Obama's critics would say they could find reasons to roast their current president. But if historians are correct, President Obama's detractors are going to have to dig and dig deep to make their case against one of America's busiest and most successful Chief Executives. Trulv Honoring King nother Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday has passed and Black people as a race of people have celebrated it as we usually do. We have had breakfasts; parades, programs, parties and a day off from work. I am going to assume that I am right when I say that the Dr. King Holiday is to honor the man. All of the named things listed above that honored Dr. King on his special day are good. But! I personally don't believe that these activ ities honor lhe man. I don't know Dr. King personally, but I carefully observe his work, his efforts, his goals and the other things he did. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wasn't about breakfasts, he wasn't about programs, parades or' par-How do you know when a society is in moral trouble? Its police officers begin to forget that they are the "good guys." Former St. Petersburg po lice Detective Anthony Foster has been convicted of extorting money and other items from a police inform ant. For his crimes, Foster is going to prison for two years. With good behavior, should he survive, the former police officer could serve less time. That's if he survives. Prison ers are traditionally not kind to former police officers. You can understand why. But can you understand what would cause a man or woman of the Law to turn against the very laws and constitution he or she swore to uphold? No doubt, you've seen the movie Training Day, that brutal anti-p olice feature, which finally earned its star Denzel Washington an Academy award. And if you've seen the movie, you recall how savage Washington's character was por trayed. Denzel played the role of a turned rogue. Perhaps, if you were a po lice officer and saw that movie with your family, you hastened to tell them while ties, not. in the least bit. Dr. King was eternally dedicated to uplifting hu manitY ; human rights for all people, bringing about liberty, freedom and justice for all humah beings. Dr. King worked tire lessly toward these ends. He was just as dedicated to try ing to eradiCate poverty. Having the United States live up to the promises it made to American citizens in the pre amble to the Constitution, as well as, the United States Constitution itself. A chief tactic used by Dr. King in trying to achieve his goals was public demonstra tion. These demonstrations came in many forms, but never as a parade, a pro gram, a party or as a day off from work. Dr. King believed so sin cerely in his goals until he 1n the movie theater, "Most cops don't act that way." However, just equally per haps, if you were a cop and had been watching that movie by yourself, you found yourself saying to yourself, "Yep, that's us alright! So, what has happened to "Officer Friend.}.y," the kindly police officer who wore white gloves, had a big smile, who cheerily directed traffic, and who radiated a spirit of pub lic guardianship and trust? I heard a young police of ficer say, "Officer Friendly got his brains bloWn out! No more Marshall Dillon! Now-a-days, say more mod_ ern police officers, "It's diffi cult to tell the good guys from the bad guys." It seems many police of the 21s t century have chosen to forget that the difference between them and criminals boils down tq the fact that criminals may well be pro tected by the Law, but police professionals are the em blems, symbols, and guardians of the Law. Along with the badge the y wear and the gun they tote is the con stitution of these United States, which every police of ficer is sworn to represent and uphold! If I'm lying, tell me now! But former St. Petersburg police Detective Anthony Foster is going to prison for A cause that has benefited ;: all Black people regardless z of economic and social sta-; tus. His effort opened a lot of doors for Black people. Granted, Dr. King had help from other people and other .... N If we really want to honor Dr. King, then let's use his day to p.elp complete the work that he started. It is a day to emphasize love and respect for each other. Dr. King firmly believed that we should love each other. If is the time to take on an unjust cause in our neigh borhood or city. It is a time to do mass cleanup in our neighborhoods. It is a time to do work free of charge for the elderly, the sick and the dis advantaged. It is a time to do volunteer work with organizations that do charity work. There are other similar activities that we can engage in. If Dr. King could see these things being done, it would make him much hap pier than the_ things we do now. I"'" 0 :::rJ ;! en m z m .... m the way he_ lal}ghed, shook your hand, and looked intq: ryour eyes like a brother. Foi' ': g) them who knew him, the Z question, "What still holds the power to si-m lence a 9f police offi:-cers, not only at St. Pete P. ::t: two years. He was once one of the good guys. You would know he was a good guy by m D., but at Tampa P. D, Clear..: c water P. D.,and law enforce-m ment agencies tl1rougho.ut rfi the of Florida arid else-where. -4 What turns a pol'iceman bad? Whatever it is, does he bring it inwith him? And )>. does it rema: !n undetected throughout his police acad-z emy training and first days, weeks, and years as a so-:::rJ called new-recruit or rookie? Or is what turns a good po-. lice offi<;er to trash to be found in the garbage heaps of an often criminal society? Are the frustrations, disre spect and temptations too much for him or her to bear? Consequently, do we citi zens of this free society ask too much of our men and women of the badge? Do we ask them to be good beyond human beyond our own ability and willingness to practice what we preach? In other words, what does it mean to a town, a city, a state, and a nation when a good cop goes down, and Hell swallo'Ys up his -. padge? St Pete P. D., there s there's fire. Are you on fire? If 1;>0, what in God's name do you intend to C) do about it? Clearwater and m Tampa, don't you dare laugh.


Nr---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------0 Pa e Six N 0 N > a: < :::1 z < ""') c a: LL Breakfast Speaker savs 'The Time Is Right To Do The Right. Thing' BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor The theme of the 2012 TOBA Breakfast was "The March Continues ... The Right Time To Do What Is Right." The speaker for the 6:45 a. m. e vent at the downtown Hyatt Hotel was Dr. Paulette C. Walker, the National First Vice President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Recently retired as the Director of Undergraduate Programs and Internship in the College of Education at the University of South Florida, Dr. Walker spoke to 6oo attendees and told Tampa Bay to lock arn1s and mop out the dirt. She also asked everyone what is the m on the community quilt" and work together. We can no longer tolerate bullying and hating; you must walk with the wise to become wise. Continuing, she said, ser vice is the rent we pay for living on this earth ... and we must march and continue to march .... We can't sit around and wait for a promissory check to be cashed." Before Dr. Walker spoke, the NAACP Youth Sp 'eaker delivered an inspiring message. Valiece Long, the NAACP Clearwater Oratorical Youth Winner Elks Tampa representative, is a student at the University of Florida. Awards were presented to er, Andrea M. White, Senior Manager, Public Affairs, Hillsborough Region, Bright House Networks, with the Golden Service Award. The Unsung Hero Award went to Marie Tarver White, recognizing the work she has done in the community with On-Que magazine. being done to make sure C those who come behind are ft left in better positions 0 Sharing comments cenZ tered around the theme, she < said, "it's time to take our individual patches and put c several persons in the com munity by James Ransom and Atty. Clinton Paris, both of whom are TOBA Board memb'ers. Also surprised to receive an award was Chloe Coney, who received the prestigious Ike Tribble Civic Leadership Award. Her work throughout the community with the CDC was recognized. Currently, she is the. District Director for Congresswoman Kathy Castor's nth Congressional District Office. The Corporate -Leadership Award was presented to Central Park Youth Services Foundation. Radiant Oil owner, Joe Capitano accepted the award. Board members surprised longtime breakfast support-w EMPLOYMENT LAW UNFAIRLY FIRED?9 N ffi Wage/Labor Issues/Discrimination Foreclosure Defense/Bankruptcy VI 727-559-7759 a. Scott M. Weaver, Esq 801 West Bay Dr. #427 Largo, FL 33770 www.TheWeaverLawFirm.com w :::1 Ill w z j::: z w en < c a: 0 LL < I CD w CJ THOMAS E.J>ARNELL, ESQ PERSONAL INTURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH AUTO, TRUCK, MOTORCYCLE OR BOAT ACCIDENTS. SUP AND FALL, NURSING HOME NEGLECT OR MEDICAL MALPRACTI CE. ALL SERlOUS lNJURlES. (813) 975-4444 1-800-711-5452 722 L Fl F AVE TAI\1PA. FL 33612 \V \ \' \ V. C I B B SAN I) I) A R N L I 1 C C);\\ The ffirirrg If A Law ye r I s A n Impo rt a nt De. w to the next level. Ms. Frances Wimberly, President of BBIC, said Mrican American businesses were hit particulady hard by the recession. The contribution from Fifth Third is being made as part of Fifth Third Bank's Enterprise Investment Fund (EIF), which empowers affiliates to dele gate funding to local organizations that address urgent needs in the community. 505 East Jackson St. Suite #303 Barrister's Building Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 387 BANKRUPTCY Stop Foreclosure & Credito .. s Harassment REAL ESTATE LAW FAMILY LAW = NYSE Servi1J6 Nortb. American Familie Siaee :1972 Accident & Injuries Employment Ci vii Rights Fami lyLaw Appeals 7211 N Dale Mabry Hwy. Ste 228 PRE-PAID-LEoAL SERVICES, INc. AND StJulDlAJUlfS H.L.Allen llldepoadeDt ,.tooiato Small Buaineu dl: Group BerJelia SpocialDt Is Your Identity &de1 ceu 813-244-4168 Business 813-374-6347 Call For BlL'ilness Opportunity 800-605-0293 hallen79@prepaldlegal.com www .prepaldlegal.comlldt/hallen79 www.prepaidlegal.com/hob/hallen79


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N ""'" 0 N 0 N > a: <( :::l z <( .., >:' < c a: lL c a: lL c z <( c en w :::l 1-i:t w > w c w l: en ::::i m :::l ll. z tu ..J ..J :::l m ..J w z i=: z w en <( c cc o ..J lL <( co w YOUTH PRAISE RALLY II Featuring Gospel Choir at University of South Florida Saturday, January 28th at 7:00 p.m. College Hill Conference Center 1002 East ML King, Jr. Blvd. Admission is FREE!!! Come join the Gospel Choir at USF under the Direction of Mr. Bernard Joseph in a praise and worship event for the young and young at heart. Praise Rally tp include local Bay area talents of First Baptist Church of College Hill Youth Choir, Ministry of Praise Dance and Drill Step Team, Gospel Comedian, DaVell Taylor and other talented artists. Does Your Child Need A Change? Then Try .... MT. PLEASANT MIDDLE SCHOOL 1906 Rome Ave. (813) 253-0053 (located at fhe comer of Rome Ave.& Spruce st.) You Need To Know A free public charter school Caters to 6th, 7th & 6th graders In Its 9th year of operation Free 'school bus transportation Athletic Teams boys and girls Diverse educaHonal curriculum Educational field trips Computer lab Florida Certified Teachers Call today to register your 6th, 7th or 8th Grader (813) 253-0053 Local Kenvan OHicials Invite Tampa Pastor To Visit Countrv BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor A Tampa pastor received an invitation from African offi cials to visit_their country. He accepted the invitation and will spend the last two weeks Of January in Kenya. Pastor Moses Brown said during the visit, he will spend the majority of his time in Kenya. He plans to share new ideas with them in their effort to enhance the quality of life of the Kenyan people "I was about 6 months ago and invited to visit. One of the interests of the Kenyan organizers is how the Americans of African descent live in the Tampa Bay area. I will carry one of the most read newspapers by African Ameri cans in the bay area, the. Florida Sentinel Bulletin, for Kenyans to gain an insight of how we live and irtteract with each other, Pastor Brown said. MOSES BROWN,Th.D He further stated there are numerous experiences that take place in our community that Kenyans will see. One of those includes the vast variety of community committees whose primary function is to improve the quality of life and as advocates for those who cannot speak for themselves. Pastor Brown will also talk about the role of the churches, schools, and non-profit organ izations that are considered among tile most valuable entities serving the poor, the eld erly, and families who are struggling to survive. In addition to meeting with leaders, Pastor Brown will also visit several universities and churches. ''I'm looking for ward to visiting the refugees who are in the extreme northern part of Kenya I will pro vide assistance to hundreds of children who are literally on the verge of starvation in that region of the country. I am pe titioning prayers from the community on my voyage to the Motherland," he said. Pastor Brown is the founder of Feed Our Children Ministries, Inc. Throughout the year, he provides assistance to the less fortunate in. the community. Two years ago, he visited Haiti after the country was devastated by a powerful earthquake. The people in that country are still struggling to overcome the devastation caused by the earthquake. Popular Mentor Gets Appointment To International: Organization BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Ron Ellis, CEO/Founder of Believe Achieve Maximize (B.A.M.) International, re cently appointed Coach Kenneth Muldrow as his Executive Director. Muldrow has been a mentor of numerous young men, either through his post at Howard W. Blake High School, or with All Sports Community Services. Muldi-ow and Pastor Ellis have worked with ath letes for more than 25 years. "When thinking about the person who had the drive, de-Kenneth Muldrow (left) and Pastor Ron Ellis. termination, and passion to take B A.M. International to the next level, I immediately thought of my good friend, Ken," said Pastor Ellis. B.A.M. International is a leadership development and empowerment model that in spires individuals to believe, achieve, and maximize their goals and dreams. "I am excited to be able to help expand the vision of this awesome organization, and about the difference B.A. M. is making in the community," said Muldrow. B.A.M. International is kicking off the year with scholarship fund called "Each One! Reach One! TeacY, One! The goal is to award area students with $1oo to $soo col lege scholarships. "We've partnered with Tyrone Keys, CEO/Founder of All Sports, and we're asking former students, athletes, and community leaders to accept the B.A.M. challenge to help raise $so,ooo for this scholar ship fund," said Muldrow. We're excited that several organizations and churches have also already accepted the challenge which starts January 20, 2012, and ends July 30, 2012."


., Local Popular Circus Makes Stop At Ravmond James Stadium Beginning on January 271h, the Raymond James Stadium will come to life with a performance by the cast of UniverSoul Circus. When it lea v es Tampa on January 29th, it promises to be an awe some show that will keep people talking about it for weeks. The UniverSoul Circus is nationally recognized for its unique brand of high energy and audience interaction. The Ringmaster will thrill those in attendance along with the rapping of the Sug arhill Gang whose members are volunteering for the Uni verSoul Circus Soul Train Line. They will sing with the kids to Sponge Bob Square Pants, and the musical finale will feature the entire cast line-dancing to Michael Jackson's "Thriller." Cedric Walker, Univer Soul Circus founder and CEO "We are a circus with a rhYthm and beat all our own. We will always produce a show filled with soul and hip hop music and we will al ways feature only the most dynamic performers from around the world. "It doesn't matter if you re an urbanite or a suburbanite, old school or new school, Generation X or Y, pre school, high school, or grad school --I strongly believe everyone will find something to enjoy at our show." The show is successful CARRIBEAN DANCERS due to its combination of cir cus arts, theater, and music that includes Pop, Classic; R & B, Latin, Hip-Hop, Jazz, and Gospel. It transcends all age boundaries and embraces the unique and familiar as pects of pop culture. It is rated one z c: )> :::0 -< N 9 N 0 ... N ;g C) m co I )>


N .,.. 0 > a: <( ;:) z <( "") >=' <( c a: u.. c a: u.. c z <( c en w ;:) 1-> a: w > w c w :::t: en :J m ;:) a.. % i= w ..J ..J ;:) m ..J w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ..J Ll. <( I 0 .,.. WORKERS' COMPENSATION CIVIL SERVICE I UNION GRIEVANCE BANKRUPTCY -Chapter 7 ($500 Plus Costs) Local Civil Justice Corps Student Completes computer Training BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Last year, the Computer Mentors Group became the recipients of a grant to help youthful offenders receive technical 'and on-the-job training. The program began its first class in October 2011. Recently, several of the young men enrolled in the program completed their training and received the IC3 Certification. Saeed ElAmin was among the first graduates of the program. The IC3 Program provides training in both hardware ahd software skills that are transferable to the work. place. El-Amin completed So hours of study and incorporated 129 hours of commu nity service projects while enro!led in the program. SAEED EL-AMIN ... Earns IC3 Certification Now, the 19-year-old is ready to begin the next step of training to earn his A+ Certi fication. This certification will require 200 h9urs of classroom study a:s well as passing an examination In addition to continuing his education, El-Amin be came one of the program graduates to begin computer rep&ir for t}J.e community. He is also helping to refurbish so computers for college bound students attending Tampa Bay Technical High School, Ms. Meghan Fish:..stuhl, IT Assistant Trainer and Service Learning Project Coordinator for the Computer Mentors Group Criminal Justice Program said. Last June, Computer Mentors became the only or ganization in the southeast to receive a grant from the U. S. Department of Labor. Congresswoman Kathy Castor was instrumental in obtaining the grant to pro vide classroom and on-thejob training for former Department of Juvenile Justice youth offenders. Ralph Smith is the founder and Executive Director of the Computer Mentors Group, Inc. College Student Writes _Book That's A Tribute To queens' 01 Color BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor Collis Marrow was in Tampa to visit family the Christmas holiday. He's currently a student at Essex County College, in Newark, NJ, with 36 hours remaining to secure his degree in Journalism. His sights are set on returning to Tampa and ulti mately becoming a part of the staff at the Florida Sentinel Bulletin as a writer. COLLIS DUHART MARROW 33, was born in found the gift of writing from Tampa, spent his childhood God. Just two months ago he years between Tampa and published his first works New Jersey. In Tampa, he "Queens" The Evolution of grew up around College Hill the Black Woman, which Homes, Ponce de Leon .and took him 2 years to compile West Tampa. His mom, San-At Essex County College, dra Marrow, sisters, Marrow is Business Editor CaSandfa Rogers and. ,-of the school's miwspapr, Charlotte Scruggs and "The bio ap aunt, Debra Duhart were pears in the Observer's Black his caregivers. History Special Edition. Like many young people, In the dedication pages of Collis found himself on the "Queens," Marrow pays opposite side of the law and tribute and expresses gratiended up incarcerated. As he tude to a number of women looks back, this time of incarwho have played a variety of ceration served a purpose. He roles in his life. He also recCriminal Defense, Family taw & Petsonal lnjury Cypress Point Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 101 Tampa, Florida 33618 (813) 386-5730 Fom1er Hillsborough County Prosecutor-Depuiy Chief ognizes a number of males for the parts they played in his life. Marrow said he was inspired to write the book be cause "It seems as though we're going through an epi demic where our women ,of color are losing their_ide ntity with the women of the past. They seem to be so eager to get into reality shows and get that early gratification. They are not concerned about the impact the 'sisters' from the past had on our lives." In the book, he--gives a brief history on Assata Shakur, Shirley C4isholm, Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, Angela Davis, and many others. Throughout these de:scriptions he also inCluded some ofhis own comments. Contact him at marrowcol lis@yahoo.com, (973) 289-7406. Now .With On-line Advertising


FYI Middleton High Alumni Plans Annual Reunion All former students of Middleton High School (1934 2011) are invited to join the alumni association and help plan the 2012 All-Class Reunion. The reunion planning committee will meet Saturday, Jan. 21, 1 p.m. at the Tampa Police Department Sector Office, 3808 N. 22nd Street. Calvin Simmons is president of the alumni association. Mid-'leton High Class Of 1960 Meet Saturdav The Middleton High School Class of 1966 will meet Saturday January 21, 2012 at 5 p. m The meeting will be held at the HOPE Community Center, 4902 N. 22nd St. (across from Middleton High). The purpose of the me1:1ting wilfbe to make plans for the 52nd Class Reunion. For more information, please contact the Vice President/Corresponding Secretary, Robert J. Williams at (813) 417-9209 or 741-9294. Middleton High Class Of 1963 The Middleton High .School Class of 1963 will meet on Saturday, January 28, 20!2, 12:30 p. m. for its bi-monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 11801 N. 56th St. in Temple Terrace. All classmates are invited to attend. For additional information, please contact (813) 447-1194 Look Who's Turnin 18! MISS JOCELYN GRAVES Happy birthday, 1j22. We love you. Your dad, Chris and Mikisha Graves. Let's party, Sis. Love, Andre Bradley. P---------------------------------------, ::1: BELLA NYKOLE. c :a= -c c. :a= 2 c :a= l: -< c c .... N ., r-0 :::0 c This. week;s Spotlight feature is a new :J> face. She's Bella Nykole, and if you stare at m this photo. long enough; you'll s ee why quality is very important when it comes to our Spotlight feature. This y oung lady calls rBartow home, and her hobbies are model-ing and spending time with her children. I= m Bella Nykole said her motto is: "God does-::! n't put anything on you that you can't han-die. Let go and let God. Everything hap-pens for a reason, and the best revenge is c success." The man in Bella Nykole's life m must be goal oriented, down-to-earth, c funny, smart, tall, handsome, and he must have a job, of course. Congratulations to m Bella Nykole as this week's Spotlight -1 feature. c: m If interested in being in the Beauty Unlimited or Spotlight, please send your information and photo, Including a contact numbtitr to: jJohnson@flsentlnel.com. en c )> z c


.... Three Bla.ck NFl Head Coaches Fired < .., c a: LL RAHEEM MORRIS At the end of the 2011 sea son in the NFL, three Black head coaches were fired. The first to get a pink slip was Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach, Raheem c Morris. 0: The Bucs surprised everyLL C one by finishing the 2010 z season with a 10-6 record, and expectations were high cr: for the 2011 season, especially with the quality draft picks the team secured. 1-However, it was quickly ii: discovered that the youth on the team, and the shortened w season due to the lockout, C was too much for the Bucs to overcome. They started out with a 4-2 record, and a lead ffi in the NFC South Division. K After a trip to England to z face the Chicago Bears, the i= Bucs began a slide that continned to the end of the seaS son, and the. y never won m another game (4-12). uj At the end of the season, Z Morris and his entire coaching staff were fired. W After taking over for Tony : Dungy, Jim Caldwell had e a great season coaching the Colt:_s. However, ...1 an IDJury to starting quarter-. LL back Peyton Manning and the loss of other key players, sent the Colts to a 2-14 sea son. The Colts began their house cleaning by first getting rid of Vice Chairman, Bill Polian, and his son, Chris Polian, as general manager. When they brought in their new general JIM CALDWELL HUE JACKSON manager, Ryan Grigson, that's when the decision was made to get rid ofCaldwell. A week before Caldwell got his pink slip, The Oakland Raiders fired coach Hue Jackson. The decision to get rid of Jackson was made by the team's new general manager, Reggie McKenzie, who said it was time for the organization to "start a new." The Raiders finished the season 8-8, and were show ing improvement over the past few seasons when they fell short of making the play offs. Injuries to key players for the Raiders, especially quar terback Jason Campbell, began to take a toll on the team as the season progressed. These latest firings leaves only 3 Black coaches in the league: Lovie Smith (Chicago Bears), Marvin Lewis (Cincinnati Bengals), and Mike Tomlin (Pittsburgh Steelers). Callies Geninu Inquiries Regarding Paul Pierce -Michael Jordan Thinks Kobe Brvant Is The Onlv Plaver To 'Deserve Comparison' Michael Jordan told author Roland Lazenby that he believes only Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is deserving of gaining comparisons to him. Bryant still is one NBA Championship short of PAUL PIECE Jordan's mark of six. The Boston Celtics have MICHAELJORDAN been receiving inquiries from interested parties regarding Celtic mainstay Paul Piece. Pierce, 34, has been with the Celtics since the franchise drafted him in 1998. Dwight Howard Breaks Wilt Chamberlain Free Throw RICOfd DWIGHT HOWARD OAKLAND, CA -Dwight Howard broke Wilt Chamberlain's nearly soyear-old NBA record for the most free throw attempts in a game, making 21 of 39 in the Orlando Magic's 117-109 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday. Red Sox' Crawtord Has Wrist Surgenr CARL CRAWFORD BOSTON Red Sox out fielder Carl Crawford had surgery on his left wrist on Tuesday and could miss opening day. General manager Ben Cherington said on Tuesday that Crawford is expected to resume hitting at some point in spring training and. be ready early in the season. AlabamaCB Kirkpatrick Arrested BRADENTON, FL Former Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick has been arrested on a marijuana pos session charge An arrest report on the Manatee County Sheriff's Office website says Kirkpatrick was arrested at 12:48 a.m. Tuesday and charged with possessing less than 20 grams of marijuana. He was released on $120 bond. Kirkpatrick is regarded as a potential top 10 NFL draft pick. The second-team All-American announced last DRE KIRKPATRICK week Jte was skipping his senior season with the national champions to enter the draft. Dikembe Mutombo Caught Up In $10M Gold Scam One-time NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has made a worldwide name for himself sponsoring humanitarian projects and noble causes in his native Africa, so it was only natural that two State Department officials would meet with him in November 2010 as part of his effort to bring more attention to the bloody trade in conflict minerals that has bedeviled his homeland, theDemocratic Republic of Congo. Less than two weeks later, accordii lg to a U.N. report, Mutombo was in New York on a more personal cause trying to interest a Houston oil executive in a $10 million deal to buy 1,045 pounds of DIKEMBE MUTOMBO gold from the mines of eastern Congo, the heart of the conflict mineral trade. If Mutombo had reserva tions about the apparent con tradiction between word and deed, he did not show it. He eagerly explained how he and his family had 4 tons of Congolese gold -just waiting forabuyer.


6 Pacman Jones Pleads Guiltv To Disorderlv Conduct ADAM 'PACMAN' JONES CINCINNATI, OH --incinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" ones pleaded guilty to a misdeeanor charge of disorderly c nduct. Jones entered the plea in Hamilton County Municipal Court just as his non-jui:y trial was scheduled to begin. A second misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest was dismissed in a plea agreement with ... judge Brad Greenberg ordered Jones to serve a year of probation, complete 50 hours of community ser vice and pay a $250 fine plus court costs. Jones could have received a maximum jail sentence of 30 days. Jones, 2S, was accused in. court documents of being disorderly, shouting profani ties and trying to pull away as officers arrested him at a downtown bar in July. IJez Brvant Detained For Altercation Reponedlv Involving lil' wavne MIAMI -Scratch another onto the Fontainebleau, high-rollin' hotel where oria James (allegedly) '"qi.IIJI.I"'u a valet and where Ul lost his 305 cred by g with the Dallas after they topped Heat in the NBA Finals year. The latest celebrity athlete embroiled in headlines tied to the iconic Miami Beach spot is Cowboys wide receiver Bryant was detained by Miami Beach cops on Sunday after getting into a fight with a "famous rapper" and his posse Miami Beach police have no incident reports from the fight, but a source said that Ul' Wayne was .involved. The Dallas Morning News writes that the fight started over someone mocking Bryant about a subpar sea son and a mounting personal debt crisis. (Bryant was threatened with a lawsuit in December by the Endurance Capital ;Fund, which claimed the former Oklahoma State star hadn't paid off a $10o,ooo loan.) NFl2012 Plavon Schedule Sunday, Jan. 22 lbvens vs. Patriots-3:oo.PM CBS Giants vs. 49ers -6:30 PM FOX ce ommunity Speaking for Itself,, Abdui-Jabbar APPointed Global Cultural Ambassador KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR NEW YORK-The NBA's ailtime scoring .leader is now a global cultural ambass ador. The State Department announced Kareem AbdulJabbar's appointment Wednesday. Ann Stock, assistant secre tary of state for education and cultural affairs, says AbdulJabbar will travel the world to engage a generation of young people to help promote diplomacy. Stock says the appointment is part of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's vision of "Smart Power" that combines diplomacy, defense and development to "bridge the gap in a tense world through young people. Abdul-Jabbar will travel to Brazil on Jan. 22 for a number ofevents centering on education, using his own experiences to help connect with young people. Flovd Mavweather Jr. Tweets 'I'll Readv To Fight Pacauiao 5/5/12' c.. ,. z c: ,. < N 0 Floyd Mayweather Jr. sent out three more tweets Tuesday making it clear that he doesn't want to hear about fighting Manny Pacquiao in late May or early June, or con cern from Pacquiao promoter Bob Arum that Mayweather lacks a guarantee to encourage him to engage in the super-fight : "I'm ready to fight Pacquiao 5/5/12. Bob Arum know the date can't change. I have iny guarantee. Call Schaefer and Aland stop lying to the public," Mayweather wrote on Twitter Tuesday afternoon. The post was in response to Arum repeating that a late May or early June fight date makes more sense so he can explore the construction of a 40,000-plus-seat venue on the Las Vegas Strip for the bout that would pit boxing's top two pound-for-pound fighters. Mayweather, scheduled to begin a 90-day jail sentence June 1 for his involvement in a domestic violence episode, has tentatively booked MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for May 5 Arum has also said FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. Mayweather lacks a finan cial guarantee to accept the bout, which Arum has said is hurting Mayweather's abili-ty to commit to the bout. A source close to May-r weather said since both box-ers are so interested in now c making the fight happen, > "People better get over their ... selves and make the fight." z Mayweather is prodding :::! things along Z "January 16th was Dr. J!! Martin King m day, January 17 is Muhammad Ali birthday, r and May 5th is Pacquiao whooping day," Mayweath-z er tweeted. ""D "First they say I'm ducking C: the fight. But now it seems like I'm begging for the figl;tt. en : What is going on?" ::::1: m c INDIVIDUALIZED FITNESS PROGRAMS ONE ON ONE TRAINING NO CONTACTS WINTER SPECIAL! .., AEROBICS & ZUMBA BUY ONE MONTH PERSONAL & ZUMBA TRAINING GET ONE MONTH FREEl INSTRUCTORS WANTED 813 482 813 408: 1 3302 W. CYPRESS ST. SUITE 102-103 TAMPA, FL 33607 1793 W. HILLSBOROUGH AVE. TAMPA, FL 33603 ,,. m


ntertainment -Entertainment Companv Brings Back 'Grown Folks' Happy Hour .JUAn BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Juan Lawrence, founder of Juantime Entertainment, said he under stands that a large portion of the club scene hasbeen cast aside and that portion is older adults. Most people 40 and over don't go clubbing anymore, because they fear all the vio lence the young people have spread. "Most grown folks tell me they are tired of ducking under tables, or running for their lives, because someone a: is shooting blindly into a LL crowd of people." C Juantime Entertainment z a: w > w 0 w J: en ::::i. ED ::::) ll. z i= w .J .J ::::> ED TimE the beginning of som e thing good. ''I' m trying to create an at mosphere where the y ounger people won t be in terested in coming, said Lawrence. "If y ou theme the night just right and have the right music," the grown folks will feel safe to party like they used to back in the day. Lawrence said his events are all catered toward women with class and he will not only pamper them, but roll out the red carpet "Chivalry isn't dead and it's time our classy ladies knew that, said Lawrence. "I promise all the real adults out there that if they give me the chance, I prom ise they will enjoy a night they thought was gone for ever. ucooiJTo Host Grammvs LLCOOLJ NEW YORK-After seven years with a no-host format, the Grammys will have an emcee -LL Cool J. The Grammy-winning rapper and actor sa y s the Feb. 12 bro a dcast is "gonna be a great night" and sa y s his hosting duties are a dream come true. Morgan Freeman Honored With Special Golden Globe MORGAN FREEMAN Morgan Freeman was honored with the Golden Globes annual Cecil B. De Mille award for his lifetime of incredible work in film and television (he starred on the 70s kids show The Electric Company). Believe it or not he is only the second African-American to receive this illustrious award (Sidney Poitier was the first, back in 1982). Eric Benet Tweets Photo Of Wife Breasneedinu ERIC BENET And Wife, MANUELA While you are waiting around for pictures of Blue Ivy Carter, Eric Benet is ready to show off his new born. This week, he tweeted a photo of his daughter, Lucia brea stfeeding from her mommy Manuela. To make things mor e int e rest ing, b a by Lucia chuck e d up the deuces while she enjoyed her meal. Pres. Obama Hosts Tuskegee Airme Cast Of 'Red Tails' Pres. Obama and the first lady greet Tuskegee Airmen and the cast of 'Red Tails' at a White House screening. President Barack Obama on last Friday after noon hosted the Tuskegee Airmen and the cast and crew of the new film about the pilots called Red Tails for a screening of the movie at the White House. It's not the first time Pres. Obama has used the 40-seat theater to show a film about African-Americans. Last year, around Father's Da y the White House hosted military families for a screen ing of the Cars 2 and in Feb-' ruary 2011, Pres. Obama invited some key African American leaders to see Thurgood, the HBO film about the first Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. The movie opens (today) Friday in theaters. D. Wade Celebrates His 30th With A Baller Bash In Miami Happ y 30 Dwyane!!! Dwyane and his closest friends and famil y gathered for a special "30 for 30" din ner at Th e Setai South Beach Dwyane arrived for his official birthda y bash where he and guests enjoyed per formances from Common, T.I., and Rick Ross. With girlfriend, Gabrielle Union by his side, the NBA star celebrated the oc casion at the Setai Hotel along with some 400 guests, including Kelly Rowland, DWYANEWADEAnd GABRIELLE UNION Lebron James, Chris and Adrienne Bosh, Pat Riley, DJ Khaled, Flo Rida and more. Jav-zs Rocawear Brand Cuts Stan While Jay-Z is on cloud nine with daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, his former prlde and joy, Rocawear, seems to be on the verge of chapter 11. The hip-hop clothing brand, which Jay-Z founded in 1999 with producer Damon Dash, laid off half the staff of its men's and boys apparel division on Jan. 6. Jay-Z sold the Rocawear brand in 2007 for $204 mil lion in cash to Iconix Group, a licensing company that also owns brands such as Can die's, Ed H a rdy and Signa ture Apparel Group LLC. Jay-Z Swears Off Of 'B-Word' For Blue Ivy Fath e rhood seems to ha v e changed Jay-Z after wel coming a bab y girl Blue Ivy Carter with wife Beyonce this month the rapper has report e dl y sworn off of using the word "b* tch He penned a poem cele-JAY-Z brating the birth of his daughter that read: Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich/I didn't think hard about using the word b *tch/I rapped, I flipped it, I sold it, I li;ved it/Now with my daughter in this world I curse those that give it. Jay-Z has used the word widel y in songs including hits "99 Problems," "That's My B tch" from his Watch the Throne album with Kanye West and "B* tch e s & Si s t e rs" where he tried to make a distinction between types of women.


6,_. ntertainment Oprah's South African School Rihanna caught Smoking Season 5 01 The Game Draws 5 Millions Viewers THE GAME CAST MEMBERS ON BET Millions of fan s tune d in to BET' s scripted night of pro gramming on Tues Jan. 10 for the debut of season 5 of The Game at 10:00 p.m. The Game, garnering 5.3 million total viewers accord ing to The Nielsen Company, was the #1 BET telecast this year, making it cable's #1 scripted series telecast among 18-49 this season and the #1 cable sitcom premiere this season among house holds, viewers and adults 1849 Russell Simmons' Rush Card Sues Over Misleading Ads HipHop mogul Russell Simmons' UniRush has filed a lawsuit against a company that he claims has been using the "Rush Card" name to leverage search re sults. Lawyers f o r Simmons' Rush Card filed a lawsuit against AccountN ow in United States Federal Court, Southern Division. According to the complaint, AccountNow is tak ing advantage of the word "Rush" and sending cus tomers to its own website in some cases trumping the real "Rush Car.d" display ads on various Internet sites. Lawyers for Simmons' Rush Card said that they sent a cease and desist no tice to AccountNow in No. vember of 2011, but the lega l warning was ignored. RIHANNA Rihanna was photographed rolling what ap pears to be a blunt and smoking it outside while re laxing in Hawaii Sunday. Jvga AllegediV causes Outraged Fans To Destrov Venue According to law enforce ment, approxi mately r,ooo Tyga fans were involved in the destruction of a TYGA San Diego club. Tyga fans damaged the club's walls floors and more when they heard that the "Rack City" rapper would not be performing on the sched uled concert d a te. "<;:h i c ken or B a po r k Chop (F r ied or __ Wings Liver a. Onions (Above items served with yellow rice, on side dhiner of Potato Salad ... ,. ........... Beans, Mac a. Cheese d -ll LARG E soo1111. iiEssiRT-25%0FF 1 FREE 1 25%oFF FOR THE SAM PRICE O F A LAR G E :WITH DINNER PURCHASE : Celebrates 1st Graduates HENLEY -ON -KLIP, SOUTH AFRIC A --Oprah Winfrey say s th e fir st g r a d uati o n a t h e r e lit e s c h oo l for South Afric a n g irls is a tim e for c e l ebra tion a nd for con t e mplatin g ho w sh e c ould have done it better. Winfrey said Saturday' s graduation ceremony is a victory But she says her future philanthropy in Africa will support existing institutions instead of spending millim:is to start from scratch. Of the 75 students who OPRAH WINFREY And Two Of The Graduates started at her school in 2007 all 72 who graduated are headed to universities in South Africa and the United States ; Jav-z To Debut $10 Million 40/40 Club Remodel Shawn Carter's hands have been busy as of late. Hov recently welcomed his brand new baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter, into the world and dedicated a song to her shortly thereafter. Immedi ately following that, he was back to business After an nouncing that he'll be the new face of Duracell, Hov's camp has announced the re opening of NYC's 40/40 Club. Last year tqe NYC lo c a tion shut down to undergo renovations Jay-Z's camp has c.an firmed that the club will be reopening for an exclusive "invite-only" premiere of the revamped 40/40 Club on January 18th. The renovations report edly neighbor in the $10 mil lion dollar range. r-0 ::c fJ) m z :::j z m r-m .c: r rm :::j z ..... U1 I )>


c a: I.L c z < c m ;:) t-fi: w > w c w ::I: U) ::::i m ;:) D.. z tu ..J ..J ;:) m ..J w z t= z w U) a: 0 ..J I.L < I (0 ,.... Contraband-Mark Wahlberg (Chris Farraday) goes back into smuggling to save his brother:.. in-law. Enjoyed it. Must-see! No. 1 at box office. Made $24M. (Budget $25M). **** The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011)-A mystery/suspense masterpiece! This remake will have you wondering when Par.t 2 will be made. Definitely, not for kids. 2 hrs./36 min. Made $87M. (Budget $90M). ****plus some. Joyful Noise-Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton fight for control of a small-town church choir. Very good singing. Made $11M. (Budget N/A). *** The Devil Inside -A low budget horror film that could have been scarier. Should have had a better ending. Made $46M. (Budget $1M). *** War Horse-A long epic journey (2 hrs./30 min.) about a boy and his horse gettmg separated during the war. Directed by Steven Speilberg. Made $66M. (Budget $66M). *** Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked-The Chipmunks and :Oave (Jason Lee) take a luxury cruise to the Award. A light-hearted comedy for the kids. Made $118M. (Budget $75M). *** The Darkest Hour ...: Aliens return to earth in a different form. This movie is a waste of money and your time. Wait for the video. Made The Adventure OfTintin Director Steven Spielberg missteps m this ammated film about a teenager who searches for adventure. Disappointed! Wait for video. Made $67M. (Budget N/A). **1/z Sherlock Holmes: The Game Of Shadows-Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law and Guy Richie score big time in this. well-written thriller. A chess match of life or death between Holmes and villain Professor Moriarty. Must-see! Made $170M. (Budget N/ A).**** plus some. Mission Impossible -Ghost Protocol '--Unbelievable action. How does Tom Cruise do it? Ethan Hunt is accused of blowing up the Kremlin and has to fight the Russians the help of the U. S. Made $186M. (Budget $145M). **** some. ____ New Year's Eve-This light-hearted romance film With a collection of big named stars received bad reviews by most of the critics. The movie moved fast and is a must-see for couples. Made $53M. (Budget $56M). **** The Muppets-This movie was surprisingly -entertaining and good with the return of The Frog, Miss Piggy and the gang. Must-see for kids! Made $86M. (Budget $45M). **** Arthur Christmas -Arthur Christmas could be a classic. The movie is different and fresh for the kids. Must-see! Made $46M. (Budget N/ A). **** EPA Announces the Availability of the Administrative Reeord ror the Miley's Radiator Shop Removal Site, Tampa, Hillsborough .. County, Florida The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces that the Administrative Record for the Miley's Radiator Shop Removal Site located in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, is available for PU:blic review. The Administrative Record file includes documents that form the basis fdr selection of the removal action. A removal action is a short:term cleanup intended to stabilize a site that poses an imminent and substantial threat to human health or the environment. Documents in the record may include,but are not limited to, pre_liminary assessment and inspection report, test results, and the Action Memorandum. All interested persons are encouraged to review the documents. The documents will be available for public review during normal hours at the following locations: US EPA 61 Forsyth Street, SW Atlanta, GA 30303 Attn: Debbie Jourdan College Hill Branch Library 2607 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tampa, FL 33610-7770 Attn: Karen Slaton For more than 50 years, the Miley's Radiator Shop has operated as an automotive radiator shop on the property that covered approximately 0.3 acres of partially developed land in a predominantly commercial area Horoscopes Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -Avoid being too demanding in your relationships. Pick yourself up by your b9otstraps, or find a friend to help you get back on the horse. It's ea,sier this next time around. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)-Choose love and community over fortune: They're worth mQre, especially today. Write down your thoughts to avoid forgetting the good stuff. Take it easy Aries (March 21-April19) -A leisurely !lay taken at a slow pace goes over nicely today. Handle the basics; and devote mpre time than usual to long waiks, sitting in silence and doing "nothing." Taurus (April2o-May 20)-Don't let a niinor disagreement mess up your plans. If you break your word, clean it up. You11 feel better right away. Communication's key. Geniini (May 21-Jurie 21)-Don't spend your stash on momen tary pleasures. Postpone romance for a few days, and clean house (avoid an argun{ent). Make popcorn at home Indulge selfish pursuits. Cancer (June 22-July 22) Compromise may seem impossible. It could be a good time to ask an expert for help. Sol!letimes it's wise to not try to do it all yourself. Resting can be good, too. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Don't issue orders; barter instead. Travel's not advised. Things aren't as 'you thought. A produc!ive morn ing handles routine home and work tasks. A quiet night rejuvenates. Vjrgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ..:... There could be romantic misunder standings, or some kind of a barrier. Your money's not required. Don't get Patience and a sense of humor get you farther. Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) -Slow and steady does it. Practic al considerations have your attention. You may need to get dirty. You may discover iimitations. Imagine the finished product. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Get the work done one step at a time. Take regular breaks to increase productivity, Avoid getting into a: needless argument with a loved one. Sagittarius 22-Dec; 21}-On your climb to be king of the hill, be considerare. Your eagerness to succeed could create trouble. impulsiveness with money and love. Slow and steady does it. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)-Sometimes it's fine to hide away be pensive. Today might be one of days. Be mindful of what you say now so that you don't have to recant later. Soaps BOLD AND THE BEAuriF:UL-Bill gets uneasy when Katie be comes relentless in her mission to find out the truth; Nick attempts to do damage control with Donna. Liam defends Bill to Katie; Steffy serious accusations against Hope. Katie confronts Bill after her suspicions are confirmed; as Hope questions her values anq choices, Beverly gives her advice; Bill makes a confession to Justin regarding Mexico. DAYS OF OUR LIVES-Daniel drops a bombshell on his family; Will comes clean to Marlena about his true intentions with EJ; Abigail grows more enthralled by Austin; Nicole lures Will into a trap. Melanie and Chad tum to one another a5 they deal with family issues; Kate, Madison and Stefano each make separate propositions; a shocking revelation is made in regard to Madison. HOSPITAL Dante and Lulu are happy together; Johnny makes a shocking discovery; Tracy is trapped. Olivia and Kate confide in one another; Jax gives Michael father-like advice; Sonny goes to see Johnny .' YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS -Nikki is suspicious of Chelsea; Nick and Phyllis make amends. Nick is puzzled by decision; Jack questions Genevieve's hidden finances. '813lessons learned '1he Game Plan of a Woman" lesson 3D Bv laurel Johnson-Page SUMMARY: The worst kind of re venge is the revenge of a woman scorned. Tonya pays Vickie a surprise home visit and confronts her about sleeping with her husband. When Vickie refuses to stop seeing Mike, threatens a restraining order. Mia finds that her lies and selfish ways may have driven Jay away. When Jay realizes that Mhi just wanted to have her cake and eat it too, he and Sahara set a wedding date. Faced with a decision to com mit or allow the love of her life to marry someone else, what will she do? On a quest to get her father's money back, Sharie has a plan Let the games begin. Join the Ladies of 813 in this week's article 813 Lessons Learned "The Game Plan of a Woman at www.flsentinelnow.com.


N ,... 0 II In 2008, Lillie returned to Cleveland where she was em-> braced by the Hill family. Lil-lie found special joy in the .;:::) companionship of former Z beau, Farris Hill, Sr., who af-<( fectionately called her ..., "Ruth." They were united in a commitment ceremony in Au-0 gust2009. Lillie was an active member ff of New Hope Baptist Church MR. LENORRIS CONNER CUNTON Homegoing celebration for Mr. Len orris Conner Clinton of Tampa, who on January 7, 2012, God in qis infinite wisdom calle. d Lenorris home from labor to reward, forever to be-with the Lord,-will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Bell Shoals Baptist Church, 2102 Bell Shoals Rd., with Pastor Stephen Rummage, officiating. Interment will be in Orange Hill-Cemetery. Lenorris Clinton was born 0 in Tampa, on May 16, 1959, to g: Algei:tha Clinton and the late u. Willie James Conner, Sr., 0 He was educated in Hillsz borough County Schools and <( was employed at Creative Re> cycling Co. of Tampa. Lenorris Clinton was a 0 member of Bell Shoals Baptist Ul Church in Brandon, FL, W where he served faithfully i= until his recent illness." > He enjoyed reading the a: Bible, watching movies, an...d W riding his motorcycle along > with Faith Rider Ministries. We He was employed by Creative Cycling Company. He was preceded in death 0 by: father, Willie James Con::J ner Sr.; and 5 aunts and 6 unm cles. :::J He .leaves to cherish his D.. precious memory: mother, Z Algertha Clinton (George); i= stepmother, Ola Mae Conner; W loving children, Cherika ::j Branton, Gloria Lamar and :::J Laytraona Drones, all of al Tampa; grandchildren, Lak..J endra Moore, Martesha HarW ris, Marcus Harris, Marcellus Z Harris and Jamarion Grai= ham; brothers and sisters, Z Wayne Williams (Sandy), JefW ferey Clinton, Anthony Clint/) ton (Kim), Jimmy Braswell (Joy), Glenda Williams (Darii: ryl), Valirie Appling (Arnold), Adrian.Conner, Achlious Cong ner, Willie James Conner, Jr., LL Jacqueline Welch, Vickie Conner and Gwendolyn Fisher, all of Tampa; aunts, Vanor Smith (Thomas) and Queen Pride (Henry); uncle, C. W. Clinton of Tampa; a loving and devoted companion, Chenelle Mulkey; best friend, Arthur Rtissell, Faith Riders at Bell Shoais, devoted friends and church members, and Creative Recycling coworkers; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, countless other relatives and friends. -Special acknowledgement to: Chenelle Mulkey, Hospice ofTampa, Shoals Baptist, Creative Recycling and Arthur Russell, for your kindnesS, love and support during our time of need. The viewingW:ill be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, January 20, 2012, from s-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 5=30-6:30 <( p.m. cO The friends and family are. ,... asked to meet at the church W for the service on Saturday, CJ January 21; 20:1,2. AIKENS FllNERAI:! HOME Homegoing services for Mr. Jesse Davis of Tampa, who passed away on Thursday,January12,2012,willbe held on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 2 p. m. at Aikeps FUneral Home Chapel; 2708 E. Dr. Martin Lu_ther King, .Jr. Blvd., Minister Walton, officiating. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. Jesse was born, July 25, 1923, in Munnerlyn, GA. He was the 3rd son of 10 children born to Zollie and "Lizzie'.' Harrison Davis. He was preceded in death by: his parents; siblings, Zollie, Peter, Quincy, Lottie Mae and Dorothy; and his wife, Juanita Variance. Jesse attended private (Saint B .enedict) and public schools in Tampa. He graduated from Middleton Senior High School in 1943 and was drafted into the military in 1943 He received the Meritorious Service Award for his outstanding service during World War II in Europe." He was honorably discharged-on November 2 ; 1945. -He worked in Delray Beach and Tampa in a Juvenile facility and as a cab driver, respectively. As a youngster and as an adult his passion was "tinkering" with cars. To fulfill his heart's desire, he relocated to Chicago. There, through the G. 1: Bill of Rights, he enrolled in Greer Technical Institute and received his certification in automotive science. He was initially, employed as a mechanic, but worked his way to the position of foreman in record time. He remained with Checker Cab Company for 37 years. After his retirement, he returned to Tampa where he remained until his passing. He leaves to celebrate is life: 3 loving and devoted daughters, Juno Davis of Tampa, Annette Davis of Pompano Beach, FL, and Candice; son, Eugene Bethea; grandchildren, Rolisa Davis of Hollywood Beach, FL, Rolinco Davis of Tampa, Rolinta Wilson and Rolando Davis of Chicago, IL; 2 sisters, Cherridine Davis Birt (Col. Charles J. Birt) of Ft. Washington, MD, and Ernestine Davis of Tampa; brother, Lester H. Davis ofTampa; and a host of in-laws, cousins, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends share in this celebration. The viewing will be held on: Friday, January 20, from s-8 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the chapel on Saturday. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MRS. ULLIE RUTH DAVIS HILL \ Homegoing services for Mrs. Lillie Ruth Davis Hill formerly of Tampa. Lillie departed this life on Sunday, January 8, 2012, in Cleveland, OH. -Services were held at 10:30 a. m;, Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at Eastview United. Church of Christ, Cleveland, OH, Thomas G. Smith Funeral Home, and on Friday, January 20, 2012, at 12 P m. at Aikens-Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Dr. T. W. Jenkins, officiating. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Lillie Ruth Davis Hill, was born May 11, 1937, in Madison, FL, to the union of Jake and Lizzie Redley Dei..a.ughter and was the youngest of 17 children. Lillie accepted Christ at an early age. At the age of 14, she migrated to Cleveland, Ohio. She studied nursing in high school and participated in the Spanish Club, Student Council, and Entertainment Committee. After graduating in 1954, she worked as a licensed practical nurse. That same year, she met a handsome G. I., William L. Davis, Jr., and the couple joined in holy matrimony in 1955 Their un.ion lasted nearly 50 years and produced two children: William L. (Billy) Davis, III and Linda Marie. Lillie and William moved across the country and around the world from Texas to Germany. After her husband's retirement from the military in 1971, Lillie and her family settled in l'Jiagara Falls, New York. She became a government employee first with Niagara County Department of Social Services and then as a Claims Representative for the Social Security Administration (SSA). She retired from SSA in 2003 after nearly _:!.0 years of service and she and William relocated to Tampa, where they lived until his passing in 2006. in Niagara Falls, and served as a Deaconess and sang in the Sanctuary Choir. In Tampa, she_ became a faithful member of New Hope Baptist Church of Hillsbor-ough County. In Cleveland, she fellowshipped at Trinity Church in Apple Valley, Howard County, OH, and at Eastview United Church of Christ, which she joined in January 2011. She was an active member of the Links, Incorporated and was a card carrying member of the Democratic National Committee. She felt most rewarded when her hu--manitiuian. efforts helped people help themselve.S. Lillie enjoyed vacationing, working crossword puzzles, and reading. She adored children and her favorite food to eat wa8 any type of fish. She also loved gospel music and spirituals and had a hanker-ing for Country & Western. Lillie was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, William; and siblings, Albert, Lonnie, .Emily, Ella,. Tom, Ernest, Fannie, Elizabeth, Bill, Bernice, Willie Mae, William and Fred. She leaves to cherish her memory: a devoted mate, Farris Hill, Sr.; her son, William Davis of St. Petersburg, FL; her daughter, Linda Davis of Silver Spring; MD; an "aclopted" 'daughter, Marla Brockenton of Buffalo," NY; her three grandchildren, Ashlynn Davis of Columbus, OH, Cory Davis of Cleveland, OH, and Bryson Davis of Buffalo, NY; a sister, Kizzie Wilcher Of "Tampa; a brother, Amond (Kim) -DeLaughter of Cleve-land, OH; sisters-in-law, Fontella Harris of Chicago, IL, Eloise Davis ofNewYork, NY, Amy Potillo and Lizzie Davis of Cleveland, OH, Mary DeLaughter of Orlando, FL, Dorothy (Roger) Fears and Frances (Royal) Heath of Cleveland, OH, and .Alberta (Leroy) Thickening of Hancock County, GA; brothers-inlaw, Elder "Bo" (Virginia} Harrison of Atlanta, GA, and Ellis Davis of Cleveland, OH; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives, and treasured friends. The viewing will be held 1 hour prior to the service on Friday. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME ISIS FUNERAL p CR CmtATIO N RICES JOHN HARMON LFD.813 626 JAMES HARMON LFD 5002 N. 40th Street Tampa, Florida 33610 ARIMUSA. MARSHALL DIXON Homegoing for Arimus A. Marshall Dixon of Tampa, who passed on January 15, 2012,. will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 2 p.m. at New Salem Pri."'litive Baptist Church, 1605 N. Nebraska Avenue, with Rev. Theodis Lane pastor, officiating, and the eulogy by Chaplain Colonel Richard E. Spearman,Jr. Interment will be in Orange Hill.Cemetery. Arimus was born in Tampa, on May 7, 1979, to Johnnye Marshall Dixon and Charles Dixon, Jr. At an early age, Arimus accepted Christ and was baptized at New Salem Primitive Baptist Church. During his younger years, he and Demetrius were inseparable throughout his time with his maternal grandparents and aunt, Brenda. They were very loveable, curious and full of excitement. As Arimus' parents relocated, he was raised in various cities throughout the country with Kamau and Johnnye Marshall Hall. He attended Saint Petersburg Junior College, Clearwater, FL, and Blinn College, College Station, TX. He was employed as a Manager at the Lodge Restaurant & Lounge in Tampa. His previous employers were Seminole Hard Rock Casino and Air: Tran Airlines. r-Arimus had an uncanny ability to reach people in a deep and positive way. He .touched the lives of many people with his smile and generosity and maintained his trade mark of hug!! and kisses with a side ofhumor. He enjoyed sports and was. a true video gamer. He was ecstatic w}len he became engaged to Beatrice and overwhelmed with joy when he became a new father. Arimus was preceded in death by: grandparents, John and Emily Marshall; great grandmother, Amelia and great aunts, Mattie Ponder. and Willie Bea Ford. He leaves to mourn: sons, Adonis and Malik; fiancee,. Beatrice Olivier; father, Kamau Hall; Johnnye Marshall-Hall; paternal father, Charles A. Dixon, Jr. and Emma of KS; paternal grandparents, Attorney Charles and Attorney Barbara Dickson, sr.; brother, Demetrius Marshall (Andresea Jackson); sister, Asa Hall-Herman (Jason) of Seattle, WA; loving aunts, Gloria Taylor, Brenda Marshall, Unda Spearman (Col. Richard Spearman), Tallahassee, FL, M. Dailey, Vallejo; CA, Attorney Amelia Vanwinkle and Edna Dixon of Atlanta, GA; uncles; Willie Davis, Attorney Robert Dixon of Atlanta, GA, and Richard A. Whiteside of Vallejo, CA; cousins, Dway.ne Taylor, Sonia Taylor, Karis Spearman of Woodbridge, VA, and Richard Spearman, III of WDC, and Ola Lee Morrow of Tifton, GA; niece, Analiesa Marshall; nephews, Demetrius Marshall, Jr., Donovann Marshall and Anderson Marshall; special friends of the family,. Adam Golin and Andrew Parks; and a host of other. relatives and Continued On Next Page


Funerals friends. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, January 20, 2012 from s-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from s:30-6:30 p. m. Family and friends are asked to meet at the Church on Saturday. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MS. SHARON Y.HAWKINS Celebration of life for Ms. Sharon Y. Hawkins of Tampa, who passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2012, will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 11 a. m. at New Mt. Zion M. B. Church, 2511 E. Columbus Dr., Rev. Walter J. Williams, pastor with Rev. Frank Williams, Pastor of Paradise M. B. Church, officiating. Interment will be in Orange Hill Cemetery. Ms. Sharon Y. Hawkins was born September 1, 1958, in Newark, N.J. She moved to Tampa, in 2004. After moving to Tampa, she became employed with the Salvation Army for 5 years and also worked for Women to Women until her passing. Sharon enjoyed traveling and taking care of children. She was a very giving person and always kept a smile on her face. She was preceded in death by: her grandmother, Carrie Lee Rodgers; stepfather, Milton Hardy; and nephew, Fahk:ir Hardy. She leaves to cherish her memories: devoted mother, Mary L. Williams Hardy; father, Arney Lucas and stepmother, Christine Lucas; 5 sisters, Diane Hardy, Gwendolyn Graham (Carl), Laverne Lynn Madir (Aaron), Tammi Hardy and Mssavaghaa Davis; 2 brothers, Arney Lucas, Jr. and Marvin Lucas; uncles, Rev. Frank Williams (Betty) and David Williams; aunts, Elizabeth Powell, Geneva Stephenson (Oliver), Lucy Ward (Jimmy), Beatrice Hurte, Patricia Johnson (Williams), Rev. Dorothy Sanders, Mary Williams and Mildred Greene; nephews, Linale Hardy, Kareem Hardy, Kyshan Johnson (Senovia), Tariq Hardy, Kristian Hardy, Kelijha Hardy and Corey Long, Jr.; nieces, Quiana Johnson, Shareem Hardy, Shabriah Graham and Tytiana Hardy; grandnieces, Ty'kea Hardy, Alana Hardy and Shila Johnson; grandnephews, Stefon Hardy, Fahkir Hardy, Jr., Linale Hardy, Jr., Darius Hardy and Kyshan Johnson, Jr. and a host of other relacousins and special friends. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, January 20, 2012, from 58 p. m. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. Family and friends are asked to meet at the Church for the service on Saturday. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MR. ROBERT LEE BARNUM, SR. Mr. Robert Lee Barnum, Sr., of3415 E. DeleuilAvenue, was called to rest on Sunday, January 15, 2012. A homegoing celebration will be conducted Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 11 a.m. at New St. Matthew M. B. Church, 1006 S. 50th Street, with the Pastor Alec F. Hall, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Robert Lee Barnum, Sr. was born and raised in. Shellman, Georgia, on September 20, 1924, to the late Lum and Lelia Barnum. He was preceded in death by: his loving wife, Lillie Mae Kimbrough Barnum; son, Luther Barnum, Sr.; granddaughter, Angela Tabor; great granddaughter, Cyanna Watts; 5 brothers, Sam Jackson, Willie B. Barnum, Johnny C. Barnum, Rayfield Gordon and Linnie Barnum; and 3 sisters. Marie Carter, Lorraine Barnum Williams and Bertha Barnum. He leaves to cherish his memory: his beloved children, Robert Barnum, Jr., (Sarah), Mildred Williams (Frank), Vernell Barnum and Joel Barnuin (Doris); grandchildren, Dale Franklin, Angelica Davis (Chris), Luther Barnum, Jr. (Colette), Thaddeus Barnum, Keith Barnum (NarTasha), Teri Judge, Antonio Braxton (Kim), Kaleb Bar. num (Dawn), Sherri Judge, Kim Williams, Nicole Williams, Dedric Barnum and Tenesia Calloway; 38 great grandchildren and 9 great, great grandchildren; his loving brothers and sisters, Mathis Gordon, Willie C. Barnum, Odell Barnum, Requsta Wilburn, Beatrice Daniels (Eddie), Annie Brantley, Ruth Clark and Ethel Keaton; sister-in-law, Alena Barnum; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and a devoted daughter-in-law, Gloria Barnum. The viewing for Mr. Robert Lee Barnum, Sr., will be held on Friday evening, Janmtry 20, 2012, from 5-7p. m. at New St. Matthew M. B. Church, 1006 S. 50th Street. THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING AFTER THE EUWGY ON SATURDAY. The funeral cortege will leave from 3415 E. Deleuj] Avenue on Saturday morning af 10:15a. m. "EVERETT-DERR &ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME" A memorial celebration of life for Mr. John D. Felder, m, who demised on day, January 11, 2012, will bt} held Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 11 a m. from the Spirit Of Truth Ministries, 12219 N. Florida Avenue, with Pastor Ernest Coney, Sr., Senior Teacher/Pastor, and Elder. Lucius Harris, II, Mr. John D. Felder, III, was born mi October 17, 1967, in Montezuma, Georgia, to Ella Dunn and the late J. D. Felder, Jr. He attended the schools in Georgia and when he moved to l'ampa, he attended the schools in Hillsborough courity; graduating from Armwood High School. John was very gifted and was an entrepreneur in his own right, being well known for his personal business with audio installation. John leaves to cherish his memories: a loving and devoted mother, Mrs. Ella Dunn (Arthur); a special friend, Deela Young; 2 brothers, Timothy Felder, Sr. and Twon. Williams; 6 sons, Samuel, John, IV, Dejonta, Demonterio, Jaytnonterio and Dean- gelo; 3 daughters, Jonisha Antwanette and Benica; grandson, John Felder, V; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday morning at 10:45 -a.m. "EVERETT-DERR &ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME" IN MEMORIAM SIMON LOUIS PRAU,JR. 3/11/1946 t/.t9/:Z,011 -,,') .. Sinlon, I can't year has gone. since God took you home. I know that God knew what was best for you. I'm thankful that He blessed us with 24 beautiful memories that we share and I will always cherish them in my heart. Love you and miss you. Your wife, Chiffon Ming Pratt. WILLIAM TYRONE BROOKS, JR. William Tyrone Brooks, Jr., 13, ofTampa was called to rest Tuesday, January to, 2012, after a lengthy stay at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miann,FL. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 2 p. m. at Greater Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist Church, 1225 N. Nebraska Pastor Christopher Reed Evans, officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Meniorial.Park Cemetery. On December' 16, 1998, William was born to Blair Lenise Maxwell and William Tyrone Brooks, Sr. in Tampa, where he was educated in the Hillsborough County School System. William leaves to cherish his memory: his parents and grandparents, Clarence and Carrie and Robin and Lorenzo Jones; brother, Javaurie Brooks; sister, Jaujanae Brooks; cousins, Clairanna Maxwell, Michael Jones, Hysimyia Caldwell, Dewayne Carter, Keontay Maxwell, Davon Carwise, Ivery Sloan, Antonio Pasley, Antwain Pasley, Keshawn Davila, Diane Kelly,. Caden Kelley, Jaciah Thompson, Jada Thompson, Darnesha Thompson, Trinity Thompson, Anthony Thompson, Ashton Thompson, Dandre Young, Calib Young, Brianna Williams and J aylyn Lawrence; and a beloved host of aunts, uncles; relatives and sorrowing friends. The remains will repose today after 5 p. m., Friday, January 20, 2012, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to Ray Williams Funeral Home, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywiliiamsfuneralhome.com. BABY CEDRENAE LASHAYWILLIAMS Baby Cedrenae LaShay Williams .of 413 East Gould Court, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2012. Funeral services will conducted Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 11 a. m. at St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church, 3708 East Lake Avenue, with Rev. Dr. W. D. Sims, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. 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MS. VEOLA BROWN Deceased Foster Mom, Veola Brown will be funeralized on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 10 a. m. at Wilson FuneralHome. Thank you to all who contributed. MS. NITA HENDERSON, CHERRY Ms. Nita Henderson, a.k.a., Cherry, passed away l!anuary 13, 2012. A private service will be held Saturday, January 21, 2012,. at 11 a. m. at Melech Hospice House, 11125 N. 52nd Street, Temple Terrace, FL, 33617. Ms. Henderson was born on March 5, 1949 She was a lifelong resident of Tampa,graduating from Blake High School. Cherry was a longtinie resident of College Hill. She leaves to cherish her memories: mother, Estella Henderson; sons, Lorenzo Carswell (Akina), Antonio Carswell (Erica), Robert Lindsey (Heather), and Sherman Henderson; sisters, Freida Washington, Lydia McNeal, Diane Henderson, Belinda Fluker (Dwight), Wanda Henderson and Stacey Johnson; brothers, Frank Henderson and Meridth Henderson; 19 grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. Repast will be held at 9814 N. 1oth Street, immediately after service. -- .. ............ '9 ......................................... ...... ., .... "" ............. ALMA TAYLOR 2/23/23-1/22/11 It's been one year since you left us and you will forever live in our hearts. Missing you. Love, the Taylor and Coleman family. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM ESTELLA JONES January23 Gelebrating the day of birth of our dear loved one, we love you and will forever hold you close to our hearts. Your family. IN MEMORY OF OUR LOVING BROTHER CARTER E. REED, SR. 10/19/56-1/20/10 JOHN 3:16: "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." It has been two years since God called you home. We miss you everyday more and more; most of all, your love, your smile and kindness. No one else can t*e your place in our hearts. We love you forever. Sisters, Mattie, Janie, Lena and Diane, and family. MINNIE L. MANDY January 16, 1933-January 18, 2006 Happy 79th birthday, Mother. You are truly missed. Love, your children, grands, great grands, daughters-in-law and sons-in-law. BIRTHDAY MEMORIES WILLIAM HARRIS MING,JR. 1/19/_32 RICKY.LAMAR MING (Brother) 1/11/65 Happybirthday,Daddy and belated birthday, Ricky. We love and miss youboth. Love always, Chiffon Pratt and family. SIMON LOUIS PRATT, JR. (POP-POP) 3/11/1946 -1/19/2011 Pop-Pop, we were sad whtm you passed. away, you were the best Pop-Pop. Love you and miss you. Your granddaughters, Shalicia James and Taniyah Smith. _ALICEJ. MCMILLAN January 22, 1987 Twenty-five years ago, remembering you on this day and always.-We truly love and ririss you. Loving you always and forever: husband, Ulysses; children, Pat and Tondra; grands and grandchildren. A CARD OF THANKS EDWARD T.TARVER The family of the late Edward T. Tarver would like to express sincere apprecia. tion for your prayers, flowers, food, contributions, comfort and support. And a very special thanks to: the community, the family, Spaghetti Warehouse and Sol Davis_Prirtting Company. Please accept" 01}1" gratitude and love .. May God bless you all. From, the Tarter family. MEMORIES OF THE SERVICE FADE OVER TIME, BliT SPECIAL MOMENfS wm-I YOUR LOVED ONE ARE CAPTURED FOREVER ON DVD. A memorial servk'e ts a day to mninisce cmd celtbrate a life ltved. But sharltlg those mmaorlts daesnt haVe to. end at the .servtce. With a DVD tribut'e your lifelong memorfls at the servk'e cmd hap them cbe to your 1teart fom'er. FUNERAL HOME 3000 N 29th St Tampa, FL 33605 (800) 605 -3350. (813) 248-6125 www.wilson-funeralhome .com 'TI .... 0 :2 c )> en m z :::! z m .... m c: .... .... !!I z c: m .... c;; ::::t m c m < m -t c: m en c )> z c 'TI :2 c


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Crime Detectives Arrest Murder Suspect JOSE GUILLERMO TORRES-MEL VIS Murder Suspect Tampa Police Homicide Detectives have arrested a suspect in the November 2011 murder of a teenager. Detectives arrested Jose Guillermo Torres-Melvis, 19, on Wednesday morning, charging him with seconddegree murder. Torres-Melvis was charged with the shooting death of Jarnarie Lavon Hodges, 16. Detectives received information that Torres-M-elvis was a resident on River Resort Lane. They set up surveillance, and verified he was there. JAMARIE HODGES Murder Victim When Torres-Melvis left the home, he was arrested without incident. On November 6, 2011, a fight broke out in the 3900 block of Ellicott Street between a group of friends associated with Hodges and a group associated with Torres-Melvis. During the fight, detectives said one of Hodges' friends was robbed. Hodges was trying to help his friend when TorrresMelvis allegedly pulled out a gun and shot him. He was transported to a local hospital where he died. Suspect Sought For Fraudulent Use Of A Credit Card This is surveillance photo of a man using a stolen credit card. Hillsborough County Sheriffs detectives are ask ing for help in identifying a man see n in a surveillance photo using a stolen credit card On January 10th at 5 p.m., detectives said a man tried to use a stolen credit card at the CVS at 8603 West Hillsborough Avenue. He was seen with a boy, believed to be 3 to 5 years old. Detectives said on January 9th,-a woman's purse was stolen from the Bilmar Station Bar, 8501 West Hillsborough Avenue. Anyone who has seen the suspect is asked to call (813) 2478-8200. UNCLE SANDY ... What's left to believe 2, 4, 7, 9 when the truth 12, 15, 18, 20 becomes a lie 24, 28, 30, 33 and the lie becomes 37, 39, 44, 46 the truth 48, 50, 51, 55 Gangster Disciple Gets 24Yearsln Federal Prison U. S. District Judge James S. Moody, Jr., sen tenced a 32-year-old man to 24 years and 7 months iri federal prison. The court also ordered him to forfeit all firearms and ammunition. James Jason Riani, of Spring Hill, was arrested in September 2010, and charged with possession with intent to distribute metham phetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. He entered a guilty plea on October 7th According to court documents, during an arrest for possession of a stolen motor cycle by Hernando County Sheriffs detectives, Riani attempted to pull a loaded firearm. He was also found to be in possession of two other handguns, a broken down shotgun, and a quantity of methamphetamine. Riani, also known as "Wicked," joined the Gangster Disciple .Street Gang during a previous prison sentence. What A Crime Black lieutenant Governor: Florida Gov. Rick Scon Epitomizes MlK' GOV. RICK SCOTT with LT. GOV. JENNIFER CARROLL Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll gave her boss. a compliment of all compliments during the ML King celebration. The Black second in command said Gov. Rick Scott "epitomizes Martin Luther King Jr." .. Seriously. "On Monday, we're going to be ce leb rating Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday and I can't think of anybody currently in my life right n ow that more epitomizes the values and the vision of Dr. King than Gov. Rick Scott," said Carroll. Man Charged With Taking Pictures Inside Restroom Authorities in Minneapolis, Minnesota have arrested a Valrico man on charges he concealed a camera inside a and recorded men inside a restroom Authorities said Joshua Fletcher, 34, was charged with tWo counts of interfer ence with privacy. The incident happ_ened Monday at the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport as Fletcher was waiting on a flight the. Florida, authorities said. JOSHUA FLETCHER Senator Larry Craig was arrested in 2007 and accused of soliciting sex from an undercover police "TT c c.. )> z c: )> :xJ -< 1\) 0 An airport spokesman said the incident was reported when a traveler alerted police he had been taped in a bathroom. officer. "TT It occurred in the same restroom where former U.S. Fletcher was released 5 Wednesday pending a hear-ing in April. C )> en Suspect Charged With Third Robberv LARGO Largo Police have charged David Lee Larry, 22, with a third armed robbery. He had pre viously been captured and arrested for committing two armed robberies. Larry was charged with robbing Steve's Qwik Mart on Ulmerton Road on January 7th, and the Quik Food Mart on 12th On Tuesday, January 17th, detectives linked Larry to a previous robbery at Steve's DAVID LEE LARRY Qwik Mart on December 19, 2011. ''CALL RICKY'' ''ASK RICKY'' AUTO ACCIDENT HELPLINE: Injured? Need a Doctor? Lawyer? RICKY E. WILLIAMS ::! z m r-IJJ c: I""' I""' z "TT :xJ g < G') m I )>


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'FLORIDA SENTINEL FRIDAY,JANUARY20, 2012 B Praise RaiiVII At Coll8oe Hill Conference Center At 7 P. M. on Saturday, January 28, 2012 a special event for young people will be presented at the College Hill Conference Center featuring the USF Gospel Choir under the direction of Bernard Joseph. The Gospel Choir at USF was designed to encourage, inspire and uplift those they minister to. They are a group of young adults who profess to be on fire for God. GOSPEL CHOIR AT USF They represent many denom inations corning together to serve one God. Ministry of Praise Dance and drill step team, praise and worship leaders, local choirs, gospel comedian, DaVell Taylor and other local talent will be featured at this event. This exciting evening is presented at no charge. Young people as well as those who are young at heart are encouraged to come out and share in a wholesome, safe atmosphere. The Conference Center is located at 1002 East Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Tampa. Upward Bound-Parent Association Senes Lunch To Students The USF Upward Bound Parent Association served lunch recently to its 2012 Upward Bound students. Mace Hampton, Charita Houston and Dr. Sharman McRae, Director of the USF Upward Bound Program, were at the luncheon. M embe r s o f t h e Parent Association Board a r e : President, Barbara Hendricks; Vic e P resident, Lorenzo Rodrigues; T reasurer Norma Bed e ll ; Cor r esponding Secretary, John Downer; R ecording S ecre tary Debra Gorham; and 10th grade -.. -_.._ n -T -Members of the 2012 USF Upward Bound senior Class are: kneeling, Pierre Francois, Imari Lamar and Catherine Yant. Middle, Ebone Aikens, Brittany Gardner, Toi Owens, Gary Meneifield, Lauren Glover, Cory Foster, Courtney Gilbert, Jamilah Muhammed, Kingslan Reed and Victory Fipps. Third row, Jamarcus Harrison, Donnie McKinley, Chris Francis, Luis Areclay, Ronald Nelson and David Nguyen. On the top are: Vince Hudson, Daquavia Glover, Lillian Paredes, Ashley Ng, Stefania-Ardilla Vasquez, Evelyn Morfa and Tori Bedell. The Parent Bomd Association is made up of: kneeling, Anthony D exter, Joanne Cole and John Downer. S tanding, Ray Cabr e ra, U S F U pward Bound Advisor; Ba1 ; b a r a Hendricks, Colvinita Clancy, Michelle White Hel e n a Leonard, D o r o t h y Simmons, Tama r a May, Debra Gorham, Charit a Hudson, Dr. S h arma n McRae, Director ; L o renz o R odrigues, Norma Bedell, Valencia


N c; Features N 0 C\1 > a: c:( :J z c:( .., >"' :ffi > w c w %: C/) :J m :::l D.. z i= w ...J ...J :::l m ...J w z i= z w C/) c:( c a: 0 ...J I.L m I N w e, Supt. Elia Describes Process ThatMav Have led To The 'I' Middleton High Received BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor Hillsborough County School District Superintendent MaryEllen. Elia and School Board Member Doretha Edgecomb met with the Sentinel Editorial Board last week. In spite of all the pluses that the School District re ceived on the high school FCAT results ; there were concerns about those that re ceived lesser grades. All the schools in the county re ceived As or Bs except Leto which received a 'C' and Mid dleton received a 'D.' Supt. Ella said there are several components that could contribute to the lesser grade at Middleton. Middle ton has never received an 'F' grade, but did move up to a 'C' for the 2010 school year. Ms. Elia explained that Middleton is one of those schools under the scrutiny of the State's Dept. of Educa tion. Also, Middleton has lost a number of (at least 30) teachers, which causes a readjustment for students., And, there is much pressure on the remaining teachers to perform. However, there are incentives to get and keep in structors at the lower scoring schools. Board member Bishop James H. Howell asked if the teachers are receiving the MARYELLEN ELlA ... Superintendent, Hillsborough District Schools proper training. Supt. Elia said $15-$20 million is spent on training in 16 compo nents. Ms. Ella added that Blake dropped from an 'A; in 2010 to a 'B' in 2011 because of the State's method of calculating scores. Edgecomb stated that there has not been a lack of support at Middleton to help students prepare for the FCAT. There is the extended learning program for stu dents to study on Saturday. The attendance !'ate has increased and behavior rate has improved at Middleton, causing the academic rate to improve, Ms. Elia said. There are some additional changes that the District hopes to implement that will help the students when they reach 10th grade (when the FCAT is administered). There are plans to help with DORETHA EDGECOMB ... School Board Member the academic and social tran sition from 8th to 9th grade. For instance, 1 counselor for the 9th grade students to help with course selection and when there's a problem with the classes. Board members Kay Andrews .and Wilbert Malphus continued their push for a vocational school in the inner city. Ms. Elia in formed the board that some students are being transported to Erwin for technical training. Randolph Kinsey questioned the make-up of the staff awarding contracts. Ms. Andrews asked for the breakdown of African-Amer icans with district contracts. Rubin Padgett asked what can be done to keep better teachers at these schools to stimulate students. Ms. Elia and Ms. Edgecomb meet with the Board several times during the year. Incident At Hard Rock Casino Upsets Patron BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Ms. Sylvia Wilson said she is a frequent visitor at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino. In fact, she likes it so much that when family members came to visit her, it was one of the places she wanted to take them. However, she said an inei dent at the casino left her shocked and embarrassed. Ms. Wilson said she had gone to the casino on January sth, ac companied by her uncle and cousin. It was to be a first visit for her relatives. She stated that there was a lot of noise and she attempted to get the atten tion of a passing waitress to get them drinks and that was when the incident took place. "All I did was to touch her on the arm trying to get her at tention. The waitress screamed, 'don't touch me. I was very shocked. All I did was attempt to get her attention," Ms. Wilson said. Ms. Wilson said that after asking for a supervisor, Jason Bannock came and she ex plained what had happened. "He apologiZed and asked what he could do? We for drinks and shirts. He said he was unable to give us shirts. I felt that what she did was rude and unprofessional." Ms. Wilson said he left and the next person she spoke with was Chris Manganaro, the Supervisor of Security. "He went to view the cam era and he brought a security MS. SYLVIA WILSON ... Embarrassed at Hard Rock Casino guard to stand beside us. When he came back a short time later, he told me the customers are not supposed to touch the waitresses. I walked away feel ing like I had done something wrong. It was very embarrass ing in front of my family. I did n't know that and t feel that it was handled Inappropriately." When contacted by the Sentinel, Gary Bitner, Seminole Tribe of Florida spokesman said, "We appreci ate the opportunity the Florida Sentinel Bulletin has offered us to respond as part of this situ ation. We conducted a thor ough study and we've spoken to all the individuals involved. We strive to provide a quality experience to all <>f our guests at all times. Our review of the situation shows that our Bever age and Security staff offered a verbal apology and a compli mentary round of drinks for the guest at the time of the in cident, which we feel was the appropriate course of action." 'Black on Black Rhvme' Announces Free Television Ranle BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer In an effort to show their appreciation to the people of Tampa, and at the same time attract new faces, "Black On Black R4yme Tampa" is having a free television raffle. Tampa's Spoken Word artist; LIFE, said the raffle winner will take home a large flat-screen televis}on. "All you have to do is show up to 'Black On Black Rhyme Tampa' to enter the raffle," said LIFE "You can get a raffle ticket every week and membership into 'Black On Black Rhyme Tampa' is awarded every month. On the last Tuesday of each month, a ticket will be drawn to determiQe the winner of a membership. On Septem ber 18, 2012, at the Anniver sary Show, a new member Will win a flat screen television." LIFE said you can win the even if you don't win the monthly raffle. "Black On Black Rhyme Tampa" is headquartered at Club Atlanta-, 1701 North Franklin and is held on Tuesdays at 8 p. m., with show time at 9 p. m. LIFE said he hopes more people will be drawn to this art of self expression, and he s also pleased to see spoken word po etry has been catching on quickly in area schools. "To be abl e to express y our self freely is what we are all about."


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Reli ious Event ::o Rev. Dr. c. T. Kirkland Celebrates 28th Anniversarv c.. )> z c: )> ::0 < I\) During the month of January, Rev. Dr. C. T. Kirkland has been celebrating his 28th anniversary as pastor ofMt. Pleasant Mis sionary Baptist Church. Several visiting ministers and congregations ha ve been their guests. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Rev. Dr. and Mrs. C. T. (Victoria) Kirkland at one of the anniversary services. New Birth M B. Church and Rev. H. McFadden were the guests-at this 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. Kirkland, Pastor, Tel: (813) 253-5714 *Fax (813) 254-1441 E-mail: MtPieasantMB@aol.com Devotion By Mt. Pleasant Praise Team EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT7:45 A.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) TUESQA.YI 6 PM-Service 7 PM-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 Anniversary co-chairlady, Colette Upshaw, tak-ing care of final details. Barbara Wright gave the occasion. GREATER FRIENDSHIP M.B.CHURCH 3325 E. Emma St. Sunday School-9:45a. m Morning Worship-11 a .m. Evening Worship -5-p m Prayer Meeting Tuesday-7:30p.m. Visitors Are Welcome! FIRST BAP11ST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VIW.GE 8722 Progress Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619 Church Offioe: (813) 677-1948 Pastor's Office : (813) 672-o389 Academy Offloe: (813) 677-5988 Fax: (813) 672-0514 E -Mall: fbcopv@tampabay.rr.com DR. SAM MAXWELL, SR., Senior Teaching Pastor Adult/Children Worship Times 7:30A.M & 10:55 A.M. 4:!!:!!f1ii!tllft Sunday9 : 45A.M. Adult & Youth/ Chldren Tuesday 11 A.M. Adult Wednesday-7 P M -Youth/ Children 7:30 P M Adult A SateUite Campus For Faith Bible lnstiMe "Growing The ChLrCh For Global Change" (Acts 1 : 8 Rom. 1 : 8 1 Thes 1 :8) GRACE MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 3901 N 37th St (81 248-3779 Pastor Early Morning Worship-8 A.M. Sunday School-9 :30A.M. Morning Worship -10:50 A.M. Bible Study, Wed. -7 P M THE PUBLIC IS INVITED HERITAGE CHRIS'nAN COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH 14801 N. 15th Street Lutz, FL 33549 MailiOO Address P.O. Box 273757 Tampa, FL 33688 REV. DELORES JAMES CAll, Pastor Sunday Morning Worship Services 7:45A.M. & 11 A.M. Sunday School-10 A.M. Mid Week Worship Tuesday 7:00 P .M. and believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. And whoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. John-11:25 jesus Is love! Jesus Is liberty! New Testament M. B. Chanh Of Thon ....... lac. 11530 Walker Road Thonotosassa, FL 33592 REV. (81 986-3971 (81 610-1252 Pastor Weekly Services: 9 I\) 0 ...... I\) Sunday School > .. Sun. Morning Worship 11 A.M. Wed. Night Yooth Prayer Service And Bible Study Thurs. Night: Prayer Service And Bible Study saving The Sinners And Educating t Can Do All Things Through Christ Cf' Who Strengthens Me.-Phil. 4 :13 tD


January Birthdays Happy birthday to the January celebrants: Mickalyne Castro, Mikal Blowe, Minnie Sullivan, MistY Coleman, Montest Underwood, Myron Jones, Napoleon Lawson, Otis Killings, Jr., Petrona Calderon, Quishena Shante' Turner, Rachel Smith, Rashauna Pryer-White, Ray Roxanne Brown, Rubin Rumph, Sally Hawkins, Sandra Jackson, Shada Oldfield, Shannon Minnifield, Sharon Goudeay, Shatika Jones, Shatika Young, Shatila Jones, Shemar Durden, Shirley c McCrary, Sidney Smith, a: Sonja Barnes, Stacy u. Enzor, Stionn Walls, Tanya Perry, Teresa oc( Peoples, Theresa Waiker, Tish Carlton, c Valarie Bennett, Verlene ffi Hawkins, Vernon j3. Cofield1 Veronica Pas-coe, Vickie Johnson, Vicfi: toria Thornton, Vincent w > Thompson, Wade Ed-w wards, Wayne Johnson ffi and William Alexander, :::1: III. Happy birthday to: m Gwendolyn Monroe, ::::;) c. z i= w ...J 1j15; Berneine Monroe, 1/21; Kareem McGee, 1/27; Olivia Wolf, 1j28; Sonja M. Walker, 1j26; and Lisa L. Hale, 1/29. This well wish for her rel atives come from Gloria J. Crosby. Also celebrating birthdays in January are: Dedric Barnum (14th), Sherri Judge (16th), Betty Maywell (2oth), Keon Barnum (16th), Shauntell Jackson (21st), Toynetta Camon, Billy Dilworth and Christopher Brown. Belated Birthday Happy belated birthday is extended to Mrs. Minnie Sullivan, who celebrated another special day on Janu ary 18th. This wish comes from all the Community High Noon Prayer Band Members. Happy birthday wishes to Deacon Charles Roberts, who celebrated another natal da y on January nth. May the Lord continue to bless you with many, many more birthdays!! Happy belated birthday is extended to Mrs. Cora Mc Call, who celebrated her special day on January 12, 2012. Hope your day was filled with joy, peace, love ...J ::::;) m ...J w z CHURCH DIRECTORY i= z w en oc( c a: 0 ...J u. m I CD w (.!) lernlnu wershlp .. "_ ..... -..... _.,..., ..... ft. 11 aJD. Prayer Strllce, & PJD. lrfani llblt-stlllfV, ruesdav &:IU.ai. Bible 1 p.m. ICIII_M.._TJnlllll ClllstWIM .......... tlllt.Piill--4:11 NEW BEGitOONGCHURCH OFTBE.LlVING Email: blshop.andrews@li:Ve.com SERVICE TIMES Sunday School.10 A M Mom i11g 11 :30 A. M. Evening Service7:30 P. M. Bible Study -Tuesday Evening Bib.ll;l B and -P. M. Thursday 7:30 P : M. 1st And 3rd Friday Evening Outreach Ministry 7:30 P. M. Prayer Let us keep Rev. Raleigh Allen, Pastor of Mt. Olive AME Church of Beallsville in our daily prayers. Sick And Shut-Ins Remember the sick and shut-ins: the Philon Family, Kaiser Pierce, Van Scott, Dorothy Wilder, Eloise Leeks, Helen Robinson, Marie Benson, Vinnie Williams, Willie Mobley, Barbara Welch and Roger Humphrey. Sympathy Condolences are extended to Shipp and Crawford family members and friends of the late Mrs. Sylvia "Bonny" Shipp. The homegoing_ service was held Saturday at Rivers of Life Church in Brandon, FL. Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Otis (Debra) Coles will cele brate another wedding an niversary on January 26, 2012. We wish them many more happy years together!! The miracle of love is given to one another. Happy belated anniver sary to Rev. and Mrs. Michael (Selesta) Price as they celebrate another year of wedded bliss in January. May the blessing of the Library News (78th St. And Palm River Rd.) The Chessnut Society was founded in 1985. New learners and skilled players can meet at the 78th Street Library on Saturdays, January 21st and 28th from io:oo am until 12 noon. (Chess Coach will bring chess sets). Any questions and to RSVP call Chess Coach and Teacher, T. McNair at 813431-5215. First Baptist Church Of Progress Village Dr. Sam Maxwell, Sen ior Teaching Pastor, 8722 Progress Boulevard, Tampa, 33619, phone: 813-677-1948. Every third Saturday of the month between 8 a. m. and 12 noon the church gives away donated clothing, toys and household items at 8616 Progress Boulevard (betWeen 78th St. and Faulkenburg Road). St. James AME Church Of Progress Village The Community Hour of Power Bible Prayer Band meets each Thursday morn ing at 10:30 a.m. They are a group of God s children gathered together on one accord to learn the Word of our Father. Everyone is invited tb ST. JOHN CATHEDRAL 3401 E. 25th Avennue; FL (COmerOf 34th st: & 25th Phone: (813).248-3737 Or (813) 248.,3651 Fax: Careline. : 248-HELP Bishop Eddie N.rt, Sr. Pastor WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDUiE 8 :00A.M. 'Spiritual Enrichm.ent Supqay S_chooll Griehtatloh_ t0:45 Worship Servtoe (Youth Gh.urch 2nd;And3rd .. SundaY$) Tuesday: 12:00 Noon IntercesSory Prayer wiBible Study WINinasdaY: 5:30P.M. Free tutorial 6:45. P M; Adutt &Youth Mid Email Us At: stjmini$tties'@aol.oom Mission "A ChurCh of'the inner city reachingout to the community by ministering to the wholeman.n Outreach Ministry: NOAH COMMUNITY, INC./ HOUSE OF LYDIA BISHOP EQIIE NEWKI PASTOR AUDREY NEWKIRK Home Delivery For P. V. 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Loca Entenainer's Return Home Binersweet Billy Dee Williams and Set Hudson. No matter how busy he is, every year Jesse "Jet Set" Hudson returns to his hometown of Tampa, Florida from Hollywood, California to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This year, as he was driving the 2,534 miles along Interstate 10, he received a call from one of his 8 sisters that his second oldest sister, Louise Harris, had died. Shewas73. Jet Set said she had been in good health until a year ago, when a bad reaction from a flu shot sent her to the hospital and into a series of respiratory problems. In 2010 and 2011, Jet Set has been very busy, with appearances on the "WorkA-Holics" show, and the filming of two vide-os on YouTube that have received more than a million hits since they first appeared. He also landed a casting role in a film called "The Trace," starring Billy Dee Williams. "My sister's death will pro long my stay in Florida, and she was the first of my 8 sis ters to pass. Jet Set said instead of handouts, he wants to give people the means to create their own business so they can spread the wealth to others. "I want to be a link in a long chain of success for a lot of people. Anyone willing to work hard and not give up can be successful. "It has taken me a long time to get my foot in the door in Hollywood, and although I'm not mainstream yet, I'm closer and that only makes me work harder." Jet Set said if everyone just stays with Jesus, good things will always happen. "First, you have to have faith in-Jesus, then have faith in yourself. If you want something bad enough, you will get it if you are willing to make some sacrifices and not quit;" Funeral arrangements for Ms. Harris are pending. ,_Only 10:30 A ;M.-,3:0(lRM. Beef Turkey'.Wings,w/2 -,Cube Ste.ak -Chitterling w/2 .Side_ s -,(Dark Meat,Only) -$4;99 ,Qri fried Porkchops Sides :Buy_One Dinner At Price _Get The ,(2) .Dinner for -,()r:der.,pf Ribs Motivational Speaker Eniovs Ponraval As Frederick Douglass BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Motivational Speaker, Donald L. Dowridge, Jr., said although the first part of his life turned in a negative direction, he still knew of the contributions African Americans had made in the history of this country. Now, entering another part of his life Dowridge, said it's important this knowledge be maintained, and spread through all Black communi ties. "We know some forms of Black History is being taught in schools, but there is a lot left out, and the young people not attending school need to know where their freedoms came from." Dowridge said a lot of sac rifices were made by African Americans who came to this country as slaves, and some of their names are either unknown or forgotten. "As I started reading about these men and women, I became fixed on Abolishionist Frederick Douglass. The more I read about him, the more I wanted to know. "I felt compelled to take it a step further, and decided to put together a stage perfor-ABOUSHIONIST FREDERICK DOUGLAS inance with myself acting as Frederick Douglass." Dowridge said for months, he grew his hair and beard to look as much like Douglass as he could, then poured him self into every piece of docu mentation he could find. "I found out he was born in Maryland, and spent a lot of time in Baltimore. I found out just how close his relationship was with President Abraham Lincoln. "Frederick Douglass was a great ambassador and traveled all over Europe and Canada, and returned to the United States to share the knowledge he gained on those trips." Dowridge first portrayed Donald L. Dowridge, Jr. as Abolishionist Frederick Douglass. Douglass atthe Straz Center in 2010. Since then, he has toured throughout the Midwest and East Coast, per forming before mixed audi ences. "What I'm working on now is performing at schools so they will know the impact Douglass had on our future." Dowridge said he would also like to portray Dr. Martin Luther, King, Jr., and other famous African Americans in the future. "1 want my performances to serve as a classroom for not just the youth, but for every one who didn't know and now wants to know who these peOple are and what they did ; um Starting At 77 /Sq.Ft. (Linoleum On Scotchguard Stain Master Stain Resistant Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed Se Habla Espaftol


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}< Neighborhood Service Centers Undergo Changes c:... :J> z ANIKACONEY Interim Manager of the Lee Davis and West Tampa Neighborhood Service Centers. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter As local government agencies continue their battle with dwindling budgets, it becomes necessary for them to make changes that will in sure they will still be able to deliver services. Deputy County Administrator, Sharon Subadan, has instituted some changes that she said are all geared toward making sure there is no breakdown in the delivery of services to clients. Subadan said Aiiika Coney will be the Interim I Manager of the West Tampa and Lee Davis Neighborhood Service Centers, and Antonia Barber (former Lee Davis Manager) will manage the University Area Commu nity Center, and The Home less Recovery Center. "We've been wrestling with our structure of county government for a long time," said Subadan. "What we've done is separated health and social serv ices. We did that because the health care plan, and ex pected changes in that area, is a separate issue from so cial services. Subadan said what's going to change in social services will be to move away from handouts and assist clients in becoming self-suf ficient. ANTONIA BARBER Manager of the University Area Community Center and Homeless Recovery Center. We want that model throughout the entire social services network. "Shrinking revenues has put us in a position to make these changes." In appointing Anika Coney as Interim Manager in West Tampa and at Lee Davis, Suba.dan said.Mrs. Coney struck her as a person who shared their vision in re-engineering the two Neighborhood Service Cen ters. "We will be making big changes in our. interaction with clients. We want them to feel comfortable when they come in seeking serv ices. I want them to feel hopeful that they will get what they are looking for. "The clients will begin to notice subtle changes in the system, and I'm committed to reducing the waiting time. I don't want to see people standing in line at 4 a. m. waiting to be seen." Subadan said no one has lost any level of position in the changes. "This move will have no impact on staff. Staff members will be getting addi tional training, but there won't be any layoffs. We're seeking staff input on if we're meeting our goals and objec tives." Subadan said they have a lot .ofwork ahead of them, and change is not a quick Beaconlight Masonic & Fraternal Supplies "#J Bay Area One Stop Shop" Sis. Julia J. Folks, NR Owner 1909 E. Busch Blvd. Tampa, FL 33612 Box 290917-Tampa, 33687 3-376-3946 Cell process. "We're also going to re view what aesthetic changes will be made and prioritize those changes. tion by the Board of County Commissioners, and others at the administrative level. We may have to go to the board for funding on some things." Coney is a part of the County Leadership Develop-ment Program, and stood out N as avery capable person. 9 We will be making changes that will require ac-Subadan said Mrs. "At this time, we don't know how long the interim tag will be." Sale Thursday, Jan. 19 thru Saturday, Jan. 21 499 599 Lovely Healthy-Gloss 5 Healthy-Gloss 5 Oil Moisture Creme Hair Relaxer Kit Hair Maintenance 6 1 oz. COVERGIR[ buy1get1 I sa e 5oo/o Cover Girt Queen Collection Face, Off. Eye or lip Cosmetics 'CI! en m z ::! z m r-m c: r rm ::! z ., c: m c en ::I: m c m < m -f c: m en c :J> z c c C) m CD I m


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5 Broiled Fish Almond Jade Stir Frv c.. With Orange 2 Tbs. vegetable on, divided A lmond Cilantro Salsa 2 cloves garlic halved 1/3 cup o range juic e 1/4 cup lime jUice 3/4 cup slivered 'almonds, roasted* 1 cup. tightly packed cilantro leaves, washed and dried 1 jalapeno, seeded 2 cloves garlic, peeled Salt to taste Cilantro to garnish DIRECTIONS: Broil your seasoned fish ac cording to your prefere:p.ce. Start preparing salsa by putting orange juice, lir_ne juice, almonds, cilantro ; jalapeno and garlic in the blender and process until very finely chopped. After processing is complete, season to taste with salt. Garnish with more cilantro leaves. Serve immediately or store covered and refrig erated up to one day. Serve chilled. NOTE: To roast almonds, put a single layer on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 350F oven for 8-10 min., stir once to ensure even roasting. Almonds will continue to brown after being removed from the oven. 1 / 4 cup whole blanched almonds 1\) 8-cups assorte d vegetables, thinly sliced 1/3 cup water & 3 Tbs. soy sauce 2 Tbs. cornstarch & 2 tsp. hot chili sauce 1\) Salt and pepper, to taste DIRECTIONS: Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil and the garlic in nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add almonds; cook and toss about 8 min. until lightly browned, removing garlic after 4 min. Remove almonds With slotted spoon ; set aside. Add the remaining oil to skillet; increase heat to high and add vegetables. Stir-fry, tossing often about 5 min. until crisp-tender. Reduce heat to medium. In bowl combine remaining ingredients except salt and p e pper; mix thoroughly. Add soy sauce mixture; cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Mix in almonds. Serve with steamed rice. 2 cups vanilla-flavored almond milk 2 ounces spiced rum & 1 ounce brandy 1/3 teaspoon alm011.d extract 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 teaspoon nutmeg, plus more for garnish Light whipped cream to garnish Slivered almonds to garnish DIRECTIONS: Over low heat, combine almond milk rum, brandy, almond e x tract, cinnamon and nutmeg in a medium saucepan, stirring constantly with a whisk until very warm. Pour into mugs leaving room to the top. Top with whipped cream, almonds and a sprinkle of nutmeg.


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Strange Headache Triggers Built-Up Anger When you're angry, all you r muscles tense up, in cluding those in the back of your neck and scalp. The prolonged contraction of the head and neck muscles causes a tight band-like sen sation around your head, which is a classic sign of a tension headache. Head It The next time that you're simmering, take in a deep breath; hold it for 3-5 seconds while press ing together the thumb and index finger on one of your hands. Then exhale slowly through parted lips, until all the air has been drained from your lungs. Repeat 2 or 3 times. This soothing move stops you from tensing your neck and shoulder muscles, which has been shown to bring on a headache. Your Lunch A turkey sandwich with a slice of cheddar, a diet soda, and a small piece of dark chocolate may make for a waistlinefriendly meal, but for headache sufferers, it's a decidedly unhealthy combo. All these foods contain chemicals with the potential to trigger migraines. Head It Off-. 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National --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------c Pres. Obama On Hair salons 2-Year-Oid Black Mll Dav: Evervone Scientist Knows Can Serve, Evervone unemoloved Phvsics And Chemistrv Can Help Out WASHINGTON-Pres. Barack Obama evoked Martin Luther King, Jr.'s own words about public service Monday as Pres. Obama and his family celebrated the life of the late civil rights leader with a volunteer project. The president, along with wife, Michelle Obama and daughter, Malia, joined other volunteers at Browne Education Center in Washington During brief remarks, the president said there was no better way to honor Dr. King than to do something on behalf of others. He also acknowledged the controver sy surrounding a quote on the new MLK memorial in Washington, which is being changed amid criticism that it did not accurately reflect Dr. King's words. Pirate Black Radio Station Gets Raided FORT MYERS, FL Mild mannered community activist Albert Knighten found himself in handcuffs last month when police and fed eral agents raided his home and shut down a pirate radio station he operated out of a spare bedroom. Supporters say his barebones oper.ation filled an important niche in a predom inantly Black section of Fort Myers, a community whose residents often feel overlooked and underserved by commercial radio. The retired Navy air traffic controller, now facing a felony charge of operating the station without a license, is front and center in the efforts of a national community radio advocacy group to high light a law that clears more space on crowded radio dials and gives low-power operators the first opportunity in more than a decade to get licensed. to start taking applications for the new stations sometime this fall. Philadelphiabased Prometheus Radio Project, which advocates for community stations, is rais ing awareness of the nity and what it believes is the need for more low-power stations that serve narrow audiences, often just n eigh borhoods. Operating out of his small house in the hard-scrabble Dunbar neighborhood with a 40-foot antenna affixed to the roof, Knighten, 44, programmed his station with an eclectic mix of public-affairs shows, neighborhood announcements, old-school R&B tunes and even church services, geared toward the elderly and others who can't afford or don't use the Internet. Deiven Jemmott, coowner of Donna's Hair Salon on Nostrand Avenue, gives client Felicia Sparkman a free cut and curl. NEW YORK The econo my may be doing poorly now but that isn't stopping busi ness owners from being char itable. Some hair salon own ers are reportedly giving free hairdos to those who are unemployed and can't afford to pay. 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Lakeland Community Holiday Gathering Held During the 2011 holiday season, Lakeland City Commissioner Phillip Walker and his wife, Cappie hosted a community holiday gathering at the Simpson Park Community Center. The event was coordinated by community icon Lynne Simpkins, Senior Planner-City qf Lakeland. Guests enjoyed an array of delicious foods, beverages, desserts, networking and fellowship. Commissioner Walker rendered words of appreciation to the community for its untiring support during his recent election. The efforts of the various neighborhood associations were also represented and recognized. In attendance were: Jan McDougal, Swannanoa Neighborhood Association; > Ardrene Wright, North a: Lake Wire Neighborhood WA .. > ssoc1ahon; Lorenzo W Robinson, Paul A. Diggs fil Neighborhood Association, J: Gladys Leggett, Gladys Leggett Neighborhood ffi Association; Sam :::: Simmons, South Webster D. Park Neighborhood Association; and Myra tij :Sryant, Vice President of the ::::i City of Lakeland :::: Neighborhood Association m Coalition. Some of the other uj guest who attended were: Christel Graham, Lakeland !,z ranch NAACP; Linda w Silas, Human Resource cn Officer..:City of Lakeland; Cora Rankins, Pastor E E. T. Pickett, III, Dell 0 Quary, Harold Silas, George Edwards, Ashley Troutman and Michael Shaw. City of Lake Wales Celebrates Dr. King Beginning on Thursday, January 12, 2012, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee, in Lake Wales, hosted a vari ety of events in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The theme of the celebra tion was 'The Quest for Peace and Justice'. On Thursday, Jan. 12th the James P. Austin Community Center served as host-site of a pot-luck dinner which was planned by Unity in the Community The historical Allen Temple A. M. E Church ;:!: joined in the celebration on W Fri., Jan. 13th, hosting a free youth program that featured praise dancers, essays, singing and other talents. A Unity Walk was held on Sat., Jan. 14th. It began at the Kiwanis Park and ended at Stuart Park on Dr. J .A. Wiltshire Avenue. Free blood pressure checks were also available on that day. On that same day, a free Healthcare Fair, provid ed by the Dr. J. A. Wiltshire Foundation, Dr. Carolyn Pass and the Lake Wales Medical Center, was held at the B Street Community Center. On that same evening, a gala fundraiser was held at the James P. Austin Community Center. During the afternoon, on Sunday, Jan. 15th, the com munity had an opportunity to enjoy a Gospel Fest which was held at The First Assembly Church. This event featured a host of local choirs, praise dancers, and groups. The Legacy Breakfast was held on Jan. 16th at the James P. Austin Community Center. Free country breakfast was served courtesy of the Dr. J. A. Wiltshire Foundation. Afterwards, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Program was held featuring keynote speaker Pastor Sherol Larkins and a recital of Dr. King's famous 'I Have a Dream' speech by Rob Quam, Director of the Lake Wales Care Center. The commemorative weekend concluded with the Lake Wales Dr. King Parade filled with churches, organizations, individuals and groups. Hats off to Evelyn Lewis, Helen Peterson, Linda Kimbrough, Wanda Howard, Marilyn McKnight, N arvell Peterson and others who contributed their time and service to make this weekend of celebration a success! Happy Birthday Shaw-Ntif Talk extends happy birthday wishes to Haines City ladies Linda Willis, Sandra JohnsonWorlds and Angelia Bishop, who each will celebrate her natal day on January 22nd. Also to Lakeland lady Judith Haggins, who celebrate her natal day on January 23rd; Mrs. Ethel Richardson, who will celebrate her 92nd birthday on Jan. 26th; and to Haines City gentleman Johnnie Willis, who will celebrate his special day on January 26th. May the Lord continue to bless each of you with many, many more birthdays. Polk County Advertisers/ Distributors Needed Hello, Lakeland, Bartow, Winter Haven Haines City, Auburndale, Lake Wales! The Florida Sentinel Bulletin is in search of distributors in Polk County Are you interested in hav ing the Sentinel available for purchase at your church, agency or place of business? The Sentinel is an excellent tool to market and grow your business in 2012! For further information, call Shaw-Nuf at (863) 513-8437 or Harold Adams at (813) 248-1921. We want to serve you! Fresh Fruit OUR VICTORY IS IN THE LORD! -"Then spake. Jesus again unto them saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life." JoHNS:12 Shaw-NtifShout-Out This week's Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out is extended to the Polk County School Board (PCSB) for its efforts to help families find ways to afford higher education for their children. During the month of January 2012, the PCSB began hosting local seminars that include information about the financial aid appli cation process, FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) the scholarship search, Florida Bright Futures Program, and more. The facilitator of the seminars is Kay Noble, Guidance Specialist. The FREE seminars are open to students and parents of Polk County public, private, charter and/or home schools. For further information call (863) 534-0959 or send an .e-mail to kay.noble@polk-fl.net. Talk To Shaw-Ntif Shaw-Nuf Talk wants to hear from you. Share news and/ or photos of your Black History Month and Valentine's Day celebrations, special events, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, fam ily reunions, civic groups, social clubs, religious organi zations, and community news etc., with the readership of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin by sending an e-mail to: shawnuftalk@yahoo.com or calling (863) 513-8437. Polk Countv Matriarch's Lite Celebration Held Bertha King Johnson, affectionately known as Miss Bert, believed in praising the Lord while she had a chance. Born on January 25, 1912, in Monticello, she was known by many for her strong, beautiful voice that filled the various churches within her resident commu nity of Polk City and abroad, her faithfulness to the Lord her diligent church dance, and the positive, nurturing seeds that she has sown into the lives of many youth over the years. She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church until its closing, after which, she placed membership at Macedonia M.B. Church. Mrs. Johnson was a seamstress in the area of sewing. Her daughter and _.. granddaughter remembered how she made a lot of their school clothes and how she would look at a d ress in the store, then go home and cut a pattern using newspaper, from which she would make the dress. She also made doll clothes, quilts, hats and more. She was an example in word and ways to the young ladies in her family in how to dress, how to take care of their skin and hygiene, how to accessorize their outfits; and taught all children to honor their mother, father and elders, that they may live a long life. As her family made plans for her Centennial Celebration of Life to be held on January 28th, on the morning of January 2, 2012, just 23 days before her woth birthday, Miss Bert transitioned into her 'new life'. She passed away, peace fully, at the Highlands Lake Center in Lakeland where she had been a resident for several years. MRS. BERTHA KING JOHNSON Of her age at the time of her life transition, her pastor, Theorius Axson, stated, "She was closer to the age of 100 than she was to the age of 99; so to me, she was 100." Miss Bert was the biological Mother of three children: the late Herman Johnson J:r., Marion Johnson-Zorn of Lakeland, and MaryCatherine Gordon .(Sylvester) of Rochester, NY. But, she served as a second Mother to several gen-' erations of children who grew up in the Polk City community. She and her Mother, the late Mary Turner, who passed away at the age. of 1oo, also served as 'raising parents' to one of their granddaughters, (from the age of two months old) Cynthia Zorn-Shaw (Michael), the Florida Sentinel Bulletin's Polk County Columnist. She leaves many cherished memories with them, a host of other relatives and friends. On Sunday, January 8, 2012, a homegoing. service celebrating the life of Bertha King Johnson was held at Macedonia M. B. Church in Polk City.


"11 :D 6 (,. )> z c: )> 1\) NOTlCE OF APPUCATION FORTAXDEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES UC 11305 the holder of the following certificate has filed sald certificate lor a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Folio No.: 010043.0000 File No .: 2012-100 Certificate No .: 184122-1)9 Year of Issuance : 2009 Description of Property: HOLLY PARK UNIT NO. 1 LOT3 BLOCK 3 PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 35/92 SEC TWP RGE: 01-29 17 SUBJECT TO AU OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: STUART W. LAWTON BARBARA LAWTON Said property being in the County of Hillsborough, State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, BOO East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the l!1b. day of February, 2012, at 10:00 A,M, (NOTICE : Please call (813) 276 8100 ext 4809 to v erilY sale location) Dated this day of December, 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida TERESA L. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk s ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd Tampa, Florida, (B13) 276-B1 00 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. II HOMES FOR SALE II *** Distress Sale*** Bank Foreclosures Free List Of Bank-owned Properties 120,000 To 14,900,00 With Pictures Receive A FREE Computerized Printout Daily That Matches Your Criteria distresstampahomes.com Century 21 Shaw Realty Group Willie Dudley NOTICEOFAPPUCATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES LLC 11305 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate lor a tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Folio No.: 015716.0000 File No.: 2012-101 Certificate No.: 184746-1)9 Year of Issuance : 2009 Description of Property: LAKE CHAPMAN RESUBDIVISION LOT 1 PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 30/75 SEC TWP RGE: 25-27 -18 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: MARITA LYNN STRATMAN Said property being in the County of Hillsborough, State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, BOO East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the l!1b. day of February, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE : Please call (813) 276 8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location) Dated this day of December, 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida TERESA L. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who neecls any accommodation in order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance : Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (B13) 276-B100 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. NOTICEOFAPPUCATION FQRTAXDEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that MTAG CUST FOR CLAREMOUNT MANAGEMENT, LLC 18219 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate lor a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows : Folio No.: 188921.0000 File No.: 2012-104 CertifiCate No.: Year of issuance : 2006 Description of Property: BONNIEHAVEN W 80 FT OF E 165FT OF N 93FT OF BLOCK3 PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 02/04 SECTWP RGE: 07-29-19 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: ALISA M. WILLIAMS Said property being in the County of Hillsborough, State of Florida. unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, BOO East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the l!1b. day of February, 2012, at 10 :00 A,M (NOTICE : Please call (813) 276 8100 ext 4809 to verify sale location) Dated this day of December, 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County Florida TERESA L. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd Tampa, Florida, (B13) 276-B1 00 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the service is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. NOTICEOFAPPUCATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES UC 11305 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate lor a tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which It was assessed are as follows : Folio No. : 027930.0000 File No.: 2012-106 CertifiCate No.: 188740-09 Year of Issuance: 2009 Description of Property: SOUTHERN COMFORT HOMES UNIT NO. 3 LOT 25 BLOCK 10 PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 36175 SEC TWP RGE: 31-28-18 SUBJECT TO AU OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: R. GILLESPIE TRUSTEE Said property being in tbe County of Hillsborough, State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, BOO East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the l!1b. day of February, 2012, at 10:00 AM (NOTICE: Please call (813) 276 8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location) Dated this day of December, 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough Florida TERESA L. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provis. ion of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk s ADA .. coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd Tampa Florida, (B13) 276-B1 00 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the service is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. NOTICE OF APPUCAnON FORTAXDEED NOTlCE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX $ERVICES LLC 11305 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate lor a tax deed to be Issued thereon The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names In which it was assessed are as follows: Folio No.: 027854.0000 File No. : 2012-107 Certificate No .: 188738-09 Year of Issuance : 2009 Description of Property: SOUTHERN COMFORT HOMES UNIT NO. 2 LOT 2 BLOCK 15 PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 35126. SEC TWP AGE : 31-28-18 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: PETER MUNGAI JOYCE MUNGAI Said property being in the Cgunty of Hillsborough, State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Ed.gecomb Courthouse, BOO East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the l!1b. day of February. 2012, at 10:00 A M. (NOTICE : Please call (813)" 276-8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location) Dated this day of December, 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida TERESA L. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk s ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 276-B1 00 exten sion 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing_ or voice Impaired, call 711. II USF Area 13050 North 20th Street Spacious 2 Story 2 Bedroom Townhome, Free Water Free Washer/Dryer With Lease 1 Month Free Rent Great Location Section 8 Ok Only $685.00 Call 813-220-3633 Condo Pond View Near Hillsborough And Busch 1 Bedroom/1 Bath $600.00/Monthly Swimming Pool Access Laundry Facility Water And Sewer Included (813) 390-4169 22nd Street/Siigh 3/1-CHA Large Fenced Yard Family Room Eat-In Kitchen Cable Ready $895.00 Plus Deposit (813) 879-5959 3418 N. 49th Street Section 8 Only 3 Bedrooms/1 Bath CHA, WDH, Fenced Yard Available March 1st Call (813) 770-2003 (813) 735-5295 (813) 713-4055 "11 .... 0 :!! en m z -f z m .... aJ c: .... .... m :::! z "tt c:: aJ .... c;; :::1: m c m < m -f c: m en c )> z c "11 ::0 c m ..... U1 I aJ


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Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall'be sold to the highest bidder at the JIJry Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the l!lll day of February, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. {NOTICE : Please call {813) 276-8100 ext 4809 to verify sale location). Dated this rn!l day of December. 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk OIThe Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida TERESA t. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 276-8100 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the dat11 the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired calf 711. II 4009 East Hanna 4/1 CHA, Tile Floors Fenced Ready To Move $800/Monthly $500/Deposit (813) 385-2298 1701 Julian Lane Drive Clair Mel 4/2 Central A/C Washer Dryer Rook-Up Refrigerator, Range Tile Floors, Fenced Yard Rent: $ 1250.00 Deposit:$ 500.00 Harold-813-293-2674 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX D EED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES LLC #1305 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Folio No.: 034071.0000 File No.: 2012-110 Certificate No.: 188181-09 Year of Issuance: 2009 Description of Property : E 20 FT OF NW Y.. OF SE Y.. OF NE Y.. LESS N 25 FT FOR RD AND N Y> OF FOLLOWING PARCEL : E y, OF SW Y.. OF SE Y.. OF NE Y.. LESS S 25 FT FOR RD SEC TWP RGE: 30-27-19 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: MARSHALL S. BIGLER JODIE A BIGLER Said property being in the County of Hillsborough State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the l!lll day of Februarv, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. {NOTICE: Please call {813) 276-8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location) Dated this 1!!th day of December, 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida TERESA L. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate in this proceeding you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk' s ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 276-8100 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, calf 711 Tampa Heights Large 3 Bedrocim/1 Bath Block Home WDH, CHA, Garage $1 ,000.00/Monthly $700.00/Deposit Section 8 Accepted (813) 453-5690 Section 8 Ok ::,5 fie_ ctrbom/2 Bath New Home, Custom Tile-.: Ceiling Fans, Fenced Laundry Room WDH CHA Stainless Steel Appliances (813) 758-2289 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES LLC 111305 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Folio No.: 126659.0000 File No.: 2012-112 Certificate No : 204640-09 Year of Issuance: 2009 Description of Property: PALMA VISTA LOT 90 AND N Y> OF CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIING ON S PLAT BOOK/PAGE : 11/19 SEC TWP RGE: 34 29 18 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: FRANCIS H. COBB Said property being in the County of Hillsborough State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on tl}e l!lll day of February. 2012, at 10:00 A.M {NOTICE : Please call {813) 276 00 ext. 4809 to verify sale location). Dated this 19th day of December. 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida TERESA L. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a pers on with a disability -who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 276-8100 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to-the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, calf 711. HOMES FOR RENT 4404 Troy Street 4 Bedroom/1 Bath Fenced Yard WDH, CHA Section 8 Welcome $1 ,050 00/Monthly Call (813) 451-1n6 Or (813) 451-1568 Homes 1708 East ldell Street 4 Bedroom(2 Bath 1317 Warrington Way 3 Bedroom/1 Bath Section 8 Welcome Call (813) 727-6782 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICE S LLC #1305 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Folio No.: 131880 0000 File No : 2012-116 Certificate No.: 173322-08 Year of Issuance: 2008 Description of Property: BAYBRIDGE REVISED LOTS 1-7, 23 24 BLOCK 2 AND CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIING THEREON W 10FT OF LOT 8 AND W 35 FT OF LOT 22 BLOCK 2 AND CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIING THEREON LESS RD RIW SEC TWP RGE: 08-30-18 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: ECOVENTURE NEW PORT 1 LLC Said property being in the County of Hillsborough, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the l!lll day of February, 2012. at 10:00 A,M. {NOTICE : Please call {813) 276-8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location) Dated this rnh day of December. 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk OIThe Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida TERESA L. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance Please contact theClerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 276-81 00 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. Homes Available 2 Bedroom/1 Bath 3 Bedroom/2 Bath 4 Bedroom/2 Bath Call (813) 453-Q123 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOnCE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES LLC #1305 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of Issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Folio No. : 063850.0500 File No.: 2012-97 Certificate No.: 194648-09 Year of Issuance : 2009 Description of Property: CASH ACRES UNIT NO. 1 LOT 4 BLOCK 1 LESS S 19 FT THEREOF PLAT BOOK/PAGE : 35!77 SEC TWP RGE : 02-29-20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s).ln which assessed: MICHAEL T FETTERHOFF SHAY LYNN FETTERHOFF Said property being in the County of Hillsborough, State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the l!lll day of February. 2012, at 10:00 A,M. {NOTICE: Please call {813) 276-8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location) -Dated this rnh day of l).Cember. 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida TERESA L. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordlmitor, 601 E. Kenriedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida, (813) 276-81 oo extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the service Is needed ; If you _are hearing or voice Impaired, call711. II Move In Specials! No Deposits! FREE Rent TMLEASES.Com 813-221-4457 BLICATION DEADLINES 12:00 RM. .P.M. CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT RATE $10.00 1-20 Words And 60$ For Each Additional Word Over 20 This Price Is Each Time You Publish Your Ad


NOTICE OF APPUCATION FORTAXDEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES LLC 11305 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax dead to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of Issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assassad are as follows: Folio No.: 014852.5262 File No.: 2012-98 Certificate No.: 184624-09 Year of Issuance : 2009 Description of Property: LAKESHORE PHASE 1 LOT 17 BLOCK 2 PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 86/35 SEC TWP AGE: 20-27 -18 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: GLENN UNGER JULIE UNGER Said property being in the County of Hillsborough State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Audhorlum 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street Tampa FL 33602 on the lHb day of Februarv, 2012, at 10:00 A,M, (NOTICE: Please calf (813) 276-8100 ext 4809 to verify sale location). Dated this 11111 day of December, 2011 PAT FRANK Clertc Of The Clrcuh Court Hlllatiorough County, Florida TERESA L CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person whh a dlsabllhy who neads any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd Tampa, Florida, (813) 276-8100 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. NOTICEOFAPPUCATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES LLC 11305 the holder of the following certificate has filed sa i d certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names In which i t was assassad are as follows : Folio No : 012421.0100 File No.: 2012 Certificate No.: 184305-09 Year of Issuance : 2009 Description of Property: THE S 135FT OF THE N 395FT OF THEE 347.67 FT OF THE NE 14 OF THE SE 14 OF THE NE 14 LESS RD R/W SEC TWP AGE: 02-27 -18 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: MICHAEL J. TYLER Said property being in the County of Hillsborough, State of Florida Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the h i ghest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Cou rthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street Tampa FL 33602 on the lHb day of februarv, 2012, at 10:00 A,M, (NOTICE : P lease call (813) 276-8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location) Dated this 1Jtb day of Pecemb8r, 2011 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Clrcuh Court Hillsborough County, Florida TERESA L. CLARK Deputy Clerk If you are a person whh a dl_ sabllhy who neads any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd Tampa, Florida, (813) 276-8100 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice lmpalrad, call711. Archer Western is seeking participation from bona fide subcontractors, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority in St. Petersburg, Florida. All Subcontractor/Supplier quotes are due before Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M. Fax quotes to: (404) 495-8701 or (813) 849-7581 referencing project name and scope of work. This project includes the removal and reconstruction of the Operations and Maintenance Facility, Portland Cement Concrete Pavement, the removal and installation of storm drainage structures, and reinforced concrete pipes. It also includes security upgrades to administration, operation, and maintenance facility. This included fencing, vehicle gates, personal gates, card readers, locks, video cameras, gate controllers, RFID Antenna and card readers, intercom and workstation with hardware All other work specified herein and/or indicated on the Drawings Plans are available at the following link: https://sharepoint.walshgroup.com/jobsites/georgia/regionallbids/default.aspx Username: walshgroup\awsubs Password: awgeorgia. Quotes will be evaluated on scope, price experience, financial condition, and other pertinent factors. EOEM/F TAMPA PORT AUTHORITY REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RFP NO. P-001-12 PARKING FACILITIES OPERATIONS The Tampa_ Port Authority (TPA) is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to provide Parking Facilities Operations at its Channelside Garage and Surface Parking Lots._ All firms interested will obtain a copy of the Request for Proposals (RFP) Instructions and Submittal Documents and submit a completed response to the Tampa Port Authority, 11 01 Channelside Drive, 4th Floor, Tampa, Florida 33602. Submittals are due by f :oo p.m., Wednesday; February 22, 2012. Responses will be opened at 1 :00 pm on the same date. TPA will hold a MANDATORY PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE -AND FACILITY TOUR on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. TPA will only accept proposals submitted by firms participating in the pre-proposal conference. See Section A, Paragraph 1.1 of the RFP for conference details. RFP Submittals shall include a letter indicating the Firm's interest and completion of the RFP Documents, including a Consultant's Questionnaire Firms failing to submit the required RFP Documents may be deemed non-responsive to the RFP. The RFP is available through the DemandStar System (www.demandstar.com) or through a link on the TPA web site (www tampaport com). TPA encourages the use of registered Small Enterprise (SBE) firms to the greatest extent possible on projects and has a goal of nine percent (9%) SBE participation. TPAwill consider SSE participation evaluating the submittals. Questions concerning this RFP should be directed Donna Casey of the TPA's Procurement Department, at (813) 905-5044, or e-mail at dcasey@tampaport.com, or faxed to (813) 905-5050. HOMES FOR RENT East Tampa 3 Bedroom/1 Bath Concrete Block No Pets, Fenced Yard $795.00/Monthly $500.00/Deposit Section 8 OK (813) 267-4488 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Wood Frame, Fenced Yard Nice Neighborhood Background Check Required $550.00/Monthly $450 00/Deposit Call (813) 482-2234 Leave Message II :a c EMPLOYMENT II Vendors Wanted For Job Fair January 28, 2012 9:00 a.m. -1 :00 p.m. Econo Lodge 820 East Busch Blvd. Registration Fee $100.00 Per. Vendor Call (813) 389-0852 HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE New Employment Opportunities ACCOUNTING CLERK Ill $29,577 DIGITAL COMMUNICATION DISPATCHER TRAINEE (NON-STANDARD HOURS) $28,286 ELECTRICIAN II $27,976 HEAD START /EHS TEACHER ASSISTANT $24,752 MANAGER (CHILD CARE FACILITY) (NON-STANDARD HOURS) $40,768 MULTI -TRADES WORKER Ill $34,361 OFFICE ASSISTANT $22,131 PLANT MAINTENANCE MECHANIC Ill $31,657 PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER II $61,110 SENIOR BUDGET ANALYST (CROSS-FUNCTIONAL PROGRAMS) $49,795 VETERANs SERVICE OFFICER $31,512 See our web site at http : //www.hccsb.org or visit our office at; 601 E. Kennedy Boulevard, 17th Floor, Tampa, FL. Preference in initial apt. will be given to eligible & eligible spouses Of vets. MAKE A DIFFERENCE! COME WORK WITH USI An Afflrm,tive Action -Equal Opportunity Employer AAIEEO Employer i: N 0 ...I. N ,... 0 :a g en m z -f z m ,... m c: .,... ,... m :::1 z .,. c: m .,... c;; ::::1: IC m < m -f c: m en c )> z c :a -c


c a: LL c z < c en w ::l l-it w > w c w :::l m ::l D. z w ..... ..... ::l m ..... w z z w en a: 0 ..... LL m I ClO ,... A Tampa Housing ftuthoritq CONTRACTING & PROCUREMENT Solicitation # FY2011-RFP-06 Request for Proposals PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Housing Choice Voucher Project-Based Voucher Program PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES The Housing Authority of the City of Tampa (THA) requests proposals from property owners and developers under the Project Based Voucher Program {PBV). The PBV program is designed to conform to the Project Based Voucher Program Final Rule published on October 13, 2005 at 24 CFR Part 983 and PIH Notice 2011-54. Proposal Packages: A complete proposal package can be requested electronically by sending an email request to nicholasd@thafl.com or directly from the Contracting Department located at 1529 West Main St., Tampa, Florida 33607. Submission Deadline: Time : 4:00 P.M. EST {Prevailing Tampa, Florida Timt:J) Date: Monday, March 19, 2012 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER By order of Jerome D. Ryans, President/Chief Executive Officer Housing ftuthorit4 OFFICE OF REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT Request for Proposals For Public Information and Issue Management Consultant Solicitation No. FY2011-RFP-070RED January 11, 2012 The Housing Authority of the City of Tampa is seeking proposals from qualified applicants to provide certain consultative services in the area of Public Information and Issues Management. The Consultant shall assist the Authority with creating public information strategies, development and dissemination of timely, issue-based press releases and public information. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Time: 2:00 p.m. (prevailing Tampa time) Date: Monday, February 13,2012 Proposal Packages: This proposal package may be obtained by calling Mr. Nicholas Dickerson, Contracting Officer at 813/253-0551 eXt. 390 or by visiting the contracting offices located at 1529 West Main Street Tampa, Florida 33607. THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF TAMPA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL PROPOSALS AND TO WAIVE ANY INFORMALITIES IN THE SOLICITATION PROCESS. THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF TAMPA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER BY ORDER OF JEROME D. RYANS, PRESIDENT/CEO F.:r V".:L.ar Fl.:rida. c ........................ l L .. __ IDIEESa-.-"ls.2:.. ...... .., ..... c::.-lrlll ... P'OB!y ..... e..-.t ..... ., II IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA DIVISION: D CASE NO.: 2009-CA-015686 FIRST HORIZON HOME LOANS, a division of FIRST TENNESSEE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, successor by merger to FIRST HORIZON HOME LOAN CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF vs. JENNIFER SIZEMORE PIMM, DENNIS PIMM SUNSHINE SAVINGS BANK f/k/a SUNSHINE STATE CREDIT UNION, et al., DEFENDANT{S) vs. SUNSHINE SAVINGS BANK f/k/a SUNSHINE STATE CREDIT UNION DEFENDANT/CROSS COMPLAINTA"'T vs. JENNIFER SIZEMORE PIMM, and DENNIS PIMM, DEFENDANTS/CROSS DEFENDANTS NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant" to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated December 29, 2011, iri Case Number 2009-CA-015686, of the Circuit Court in and for Hillsborough County, Florida, in which Sunshine Savings Bank f/ka! Sunshine State Credit Union is the Cross Complainant, and Jennifer Sizemore Pimm, and Dennis Pimm, are the Defendants/Cross Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash 2nd Floor of the George E. Edgecomb Building, Room 201/202, located at 800 East Twiggs Street, in Tampa, Florida at 2:00 P.M. on March 27. 2012, the following -described property set forttr in the Final Judgment of Foreclsoure: LOT 33, BLOCK 4, SIMMS RESUBDIVISION OF BLOCKS 4, 6, 7, AND 15 OF HOLDENS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 68, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA Notice is also given pursuant to .031 {2){f), Florida Statutes, that imy persot:J claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Notice of Lis Pendes must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. "If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, at 800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa, FL 33602; telephone number 813-272-6457 two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, call the Florida Relay Services at 1-800-955-8771 (TTY); if you are voice impaired, call the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770." -Dated: 9th day of January, 2012 PAT FRANK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT /s/ JENNY ALVAREZ As Deputy Clerk HOMES FOR RENT II Brandon Pool Home In Gated Community 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths 2 Car garage, 1 ,876 SF Fenced Yard Split Plan, Sun Room Close To Shopping And Schools $1 ,550/Monthly Plus Deposit Call (813) 967-7808 Homes 4 Bedrooms/2 Baths CHA, WDH 6 Bedrooms/2 Bath Section 8 Welcome Bert (813) 969-3970 2416 East Ida 3 Bedroom/2 Bath CHA WDH $1 ,200 00/Monthly Plus Deposit Section 8 Welcome Call (813) 400-3548 II APTS. FOR RENT II 55+ Community 1 Bedroom Apartments $1 00.00/Deposit Starting At $375 00 TradeMark Group (813) 221-4457 Apartment 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Washer/Dryer Hook-up $800.00/Monthly Central Heat And Air Section 8 Welcome Call (813) 849-3265 1 And 2 Bedroom Burglar Bars, Very Clean 402 E. Amelia Avenue 415 E. Forest Street Very Clean, Security Bars $550.00 $650.00 Plus Deposit (813) 391-7046 North Tampa And Temple Terrace Area Angie's Apartments 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments WDH -0 Deposit No Application Fee Section 8 Welcome 813-915-9787 Valentine's Move-In Move In Today F:or $99:oo Receive W Off The Month Of February Section 8 Welcome Se Habla Espaiiol Cinnamon Cove Apartments Call (813) Busch Gardens & USF Areas Bad Credit Is OK! No Problem!! Free Application 1 Bedroorn/1 Bath Tile Floors Central Air, Ceiling Fans $499.00/Monthly NO DEPOSIT! Water & Trash Included!!! 813-244-4551


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