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c:c c -a: 0 ...I LL Celebrating 67 Years In The Tampa Bay Area VOL. 67 NO. 48 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012 56 PAGES 75 Black Historv Edition-SEE SECTION C Church Will Be launching BibleReadiilg Campaign SEE PAGE 8-A Poet laureate Chosen As-Wall 01 Fame Honoree SEE PAGE 2-A ClUB 44 HOSTED 'A PRESIDENTIAl The members of Club 44 hosted their "Presidential Affair: Celebrating Optimism and Hope" on Saturday, January. 28, 2012 at the USF Embassy Suites. A cocktail hour preceded the 7 p. m. dinner. Club 44 members who entertained guests included: seated left to right, Evelyn Davenport Bethune, Bernadette Yee, Ruby Brown, Grace Jones, Eleanor Gilder, CaSandra Washington, Patricia Miles and Verneka Rhodes. Standing, Ruth Duncan Bell, Sonja W. Garcia, Ebba Wilson, Frances C. Sykes, Barbara A. Jackson, Pearlyne Wilson and Jacqueline Wilds. Not shown, Demoris ;_ Rhodes. (Photography by BRUNSON)


N M' > a: < :::1 a: lXI w LL. >"' < c a: LL. Poet laureate Chosen As Wall Of Fame Honoree BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor In the fall, members of the community were asked to cast votes for the 2012 Florida State Fair Wall Of Fame nominees. The votes have been tallied and the winners chosen. JAMES E. TOKLEY ... Chosen as State Fairgrounds Wall Of Fame Honoree Resource Trainer and Curriculum Specialist for Tokley and Associates. On February 9, opening day of the Florida State Fair, two more names will be added to the Wall of Fame. This year, James Tokley, Sr., Poet Laureate for the City of Tampa, was chosen as the African American honoree. Ms. Carmen Santana Telesca was chosen for the Hispanic Wall of Fame. The Will be honored at the 108th Annual Florida State Fair. "I feel blessed to have so C many friends and family fE members who believe in me c and my talent, and to vote for me .. I shall continue to strive > for excellence in everything I do," Tokley said. en James Tokley became the city's first official Poet t-Laureate in 1996. Since that ft time, he has become a reguw lar contributor to the arts rlj scene locally and nationally. c Tokley has served as English professor at Everest en University, and is a Human. Married to Mrs. Joanna Tokley, he is a member of Trinity C M. E. Church and its auxiliaries. He is the fa ther of seven and grandfather of25. The first honorees were the late c. Blythe Andrews, Jr.; the late Dr. Alfonso Leon Lowry, Sr.; and the late Mrs. Felecia Ann Wintons Taylor were honoree the first year. Last year, the late Rev. Abraham Brown was chosen as the African American recipient. :::i lXI :::1 D.. z Iii ...J ...J :::1 m ...J w z t= z w en < c a: 0 ...J LL. 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But, she had started experienc ing some weight loss, and after a visit with her doctor, she was told she needed bypass surgery for congestive heart failure. "I had the surgery, and was in good health until 2009 when I had to get a fibulator put in my chest, because my heart rate was so low. "Frorri 1997 until 2009, I was taking medication and vis iting my doctor regularly. In 2010 I was rushed to the hos pital, and told at first I needed a heart transplant. Now that lETIER OF CONCERN: LORETTA SAUNDERS I'm having trouble walking, they have recommended an other device." Ms. Saunders said the problem is her Medicaid/Medicare won't pay for the surgery, because she's on a share cost plan. I've been told I need to raise betwe .en $2,500 and $5,000 for the surgery. My doctors are upset, because they feel Medicaid/Medicare should cover everything." Ms. Saunder:s said she 's no longer able to work, is con stantly taking and seeing a doctor every week. She said she's also been told the surgery is a must if she wants to live. This Saturday, a group of women from the Eastern Star Chapter Lady Bethune 584 will be at 4306 West Nassau in Carver City selling dinners in an effort to help raise the funds for Ms. Saunders's opera tion You Are Needed At The Citv Council Meeting, Thursdav, Februarv 9, 2012 The community of Eas! dollars worth of blight related Tampa, especially north of improvements in East Tampa? MLK Blvd., is the largest, most According to my calculations, blighted area in the City of about $1.5 million dollars has Tampa. This area has more been mismanaged, misused 011 horse andb _uggj. roads than stolen by someone(s) emany other area iri the Tampa ployed with the City of Tampa. citY limits. The City of Tampa To illustrate my point, over has neglected this area since $7 million dollars is set'aside this section of Tampa north of for the total 22nd Street en,. BuffaloAvenue, now known as han cement projects, broken MLK Blvd., was placed into the into 3 phases. city limits in 1953, more than Phase I was completed for 58 years ago. $1.3 million. What East Tampa's Needs Phase II, the roundabout, is Are: allocated $1.7 million dollars Turning neighborhood to build a roundabout that roads into wider streets and most other cities spend only avenues with curbs and side-$3-4 hundred thousand dolwalks on both sides of the lru:.. That means, over $1.3 widened streets and avenues. million dollars will be going More and better street into someone(s) pocket if the lighting. city council approves the 22nd Street retention pond building of the roundabout, (between Chelsea and Osborne Thursday, February 9, 20i2. Ave.) cleaned. In addition; if Council apBus Bay at 22nd St. and proves the roundabout, -it Hillsborough Ave. (Walbe a slap in the face of the East greens). Tampa community. Left turn lights on 22nd and Why? MLKBlvd. and West bound at Answer: Money. Kickback Nebraska Ave. and MLK money. Stop Wasting The Community Tax Dollars Two different votes were taken at two different times, and each time, the community VOTED AGAINST the roundabout. PLUS the Council has totally and completely dis regarded more than 100 signa tures against the roundabout. In addition ; millions will be wasted when the 22nd Street project is completed. If the roundabout is built, should be an investiga tion and audit as to wny the wishes of the community was ignored. WHAT EAST TAMPA NOT NEED IS A PR0POSED 22No STREET R(>'UNDABOUT If you agree with all or some of the needs listed above, then PLEASE SHOW UP TO THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING. THIS IS THE FINAL MEETING ON THE ROUNDABOUT ISSUE. A VOTE WILL BE TAKEN. The City Council meeting be held at the Old City Hall, Floor, 306 East Street (corner of Kennedy Blvd. and Ave.) at 9 a. m. CURTIS BROWN Note: Councilman Frank Reddick is behind this train, supported by Suarez, .capin and randa. From the first year of in ception from 2004-2010, the East Tampa Community Rede velopment Agency, .better known as the Community Re development Agency (CRA) has received more than $2'7 million dollars. The major purpose of the CRA is to elimi nate neighborhood blight. This agency supposedly has approx imately $8 million dollars on hand. That means the y have spent about $19 million dollars, in seven years BARBARA 1. PITTMAN Let me ask you this quesDo you see $19 million Practicing Law In: Criminal Defense Family Law Personal U,.jury Attorney & Counselor At Law C ypress Point Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry, Suite 101 Tampa, Florida (813)269-9 706 Fax: ( 8 13)960 .. 0641


features Citv Council Approves Purchase Of House For Roundabout City Council approved the purchase of this house at $37,000 above its appraised value. On Thursday, the Tampa City Council, in a 4-3 vote, ap proved the purchase of a house as part of the 22nd Street Enhancement Project. The purchase of the house is necessary for the roundabout part of the project, that still has not been approved. Council members took weeks to decide on whether to approve the purchase, be cause the owner was asking for $65,000, $37,000 above its $28,000 appraised value. However, with East Tampa Tax Increment Finance (TIF) dollars being used to cover $28;ooo of the purchase, Council approved the city's $37,000 portion, plus $3,000 in closing costs. Among the arguments by some Council members was where the $37,000 was coming from for the purchase. However, according to the city attorney, the funds had already been appropriated by previous Council members, and had been set aside as a part of the expenditure for the enhancement project. Council members opposing the purchase were Mary Mulhern, Harry Cohen, and Lisa Montileone, who all felt it was wrong to pay anyone above the appraised value for any property. Co.uncilwoman Lisa Montileone said she's concerned that a precedent has been set for others to ask the city to purchase property above its appraised value. NTINEL ENTIN To Be Printed FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11th Deadline: MONDAY, FI:BRUARY 5th P.M. NG Father 01 Two Found Shot To Death ::u 6 m m ::u c: )> Tampa Police Homicide Detectives are investigating the death of a 19-year-old man found shot to death early Monday morning. N kill himselfi> He wasn't upset or depressed about anything, N so he. didn't have a reason for taking his own life. I worried about my son, and I stayed According to reports, Trey Anglin was found at 4:20a.m. sitting in a car in the driveway of his home with a bullet wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Homicide detectives have ruled Anglin's death as un explainea, but did say an eye witness told them he shot himself. Anglin's mother, Marva Anglin, said what the police have told them, and what the witness told them doesn't make any sense. "I was sitting in my office in the front of the house with the shades pulled back all night long, and I never heard a gunshot. No one else in the neighborhood heard a gun shot, so what the witness said doesn't make any sense." Ms. Anglin said Trey was with a white female who had picked him up from a house down the street. She was in the car with him when he was shot, and said she and Trey had been sitting in the driveway since around mid night talking. TREY ANGLIN "First of all, none of my neighbors saw a car sitting in the yard, and I was looking out of the window during the time she said they were there,. and I didn't see a car in the driveway. "We know Trey, and he never sits in a car with a girl and just talk. That's just not his way. He'll either get out of the car, or talk with the door open and a foot outside." Ms. Anglin said the gun found in the car did belong to her son, bu:t he's right handed, and the gun was found under his left arm and pointed in the wrong direc tion for someone who had just shot himself. "We have so many ques tions," said Ms. Anglin. "Why didn't she try to stop him if he was trying to up until he came home. That's how I know they weren't in the driveway when she said they were." Ms. Anglin said she be lieves her son was shot some where else and driven back to the house by the girl. Trey Anglin was the father of two girls and talked all the time about returning to school. Family members said he even talked about beCOII!ing an attorney, because he was concerned about what was going on around him. Anglin has three sisters, and all of them said he was a playful person who loved playing with kids, listening to music, but most of all, he loved to cook. "He also loved to eat," said Ms. Anglin. "We all looked forward to him cooking breakfast for us, especially after he and his sisters had been out party ing." Ray Williams Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements, and they would appreciate: any help they can get from the com munity. FREE Professional Service ::z'' ...... _--1 News Alert: The Florida Law States That You May Be Entitled To $1 0,000 Service Support and Help from the beginning to the end. Spinal Injuries Neck Pain Back Pain Hip Pain Leg Pain For Loss Wages And Medical Care: Transportation Available Auto Repair Body Shop Medical Care Provided Specializing In: Car Accidents Pedestrian Incidents Motorcycle Accidents Truck Accidents Slip and Falls Bicycle Bus And More "Don't be victimized twice for an accident that wasn't your fault" Call Michelle B. Patty Local: 813-495-3702 Toll Free 1-866-352-4200 Available 24 Hours A /7 Days A -week Michelle B. Inc. r 0 :!! c )> en m z ::1 z m r m c: r r m ::1 z "U c: m r iii :I: m c m < m -t c: m en c )> z c ::u c cr m (o) I )>


C\1 c; Features M' > a: < ::J a: m w L1. Phvsician Is First Chiet 01 Gvnecologv At VA Hospital >= < c a: L1. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Being the first is nothing new for Dr. Will G. Harris. During his career in the ical fiel'd, he has remained on the cutting edge of technology. For the past seven years, Dr. Harris. has been em ployed at the James A. Haley Veteran's Hospital. He cur rently serves as the Chief of Gynecology and is the first African American to serve in this capacity. He began work ing at the hospital in 2004 when the Gynecology Depart ment was established as a part time department. Dr. Harris said, "When I arrived in Tampa I was em braced b y Dr. Freddie Smith, Dr. William Andrews, and Dr. Andrew Jackson. They welcomed me with open arms and were very h e lpful." Other doctors were per forming surgeries and deliver ing babies, but Dr. Harris became the first African Amer ican, Board Certified physician in Tampa when he arrived in 1982. That same year, he in troduced the concept of outpatient surgery at St. Joseph's Hospital. He also used the method of removing multiple tumors without performing a hys terectomy and taught several DR. WILL HARRIS Chief of Gynecology Deparbnent, James Haley Veteran's Hospital other physicians the. proce dure as well. "Many times, the patient couldn't function and a hysterec tomy was the only op tion the patient had," Dr. Harris said. Remaining abreast of the latest technology, in 1986, Dr. Harris performed the first successful test tube baby pro cedure in the State of Florida. Dr. Harris opened a pri va te practice and served the community for 22 years. "When I came to Tampa, I went to several banks and they wouldn't give me a loan. They suggested that I join a group. Finally, I went to the Sun Trust Bank on South Dale Mabry and presented my entire prospective to a grey-haired gentleman who was a Senior Vice President. "He allowed me to get the funds to start my practice This community really, really embraced my practice includ ing doctors' wives, nurses, and labor ers of all color spectrums. It was a great time," he said. A native of Williston, Florida, Dr. Harris attended Florida A & M University for his undergraduate studies and the University of Florida Med ical School. He trained at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, the University of West Virginia, and completed his Residency at Louisiana State University, Charity Hospital, in New Orleans. Phvsician Improved Qualitv Of life Using New Surgical Procedure BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor C A friendship between two shared an office with Dr. Harris. He built his practice by devoting many hours to serving as the on call GYN/OB (Gynecology and Obstetrics) physician for emergency rooms. ii: physicians resulted in both L1. moving to Tampa and establishing practices. While in the < city, both doctors became "first" in their profession. c Dr. Emile Commedore ffi met Dr. Will Harris while ::J they both were in New Or-1-leans. The two men developed fj: a friendship and when Dr. W Harris moved to Tampa, he [i invited his friend to visit. "Many of the people I met in the emergency rooms be came my patients, and their families, for more than 20 years," Dr. Commedore said. c w :::1: en ::::i m ::J D.. z i= w ...J ...J ::J m ...J w z i= z w en < c a: 0 ...J L1. After moving to Tampa, in 1986, Dr. Commedore In 1992, Dr. Commedore visited Russia with Dr. Harry Reich, the physician who invented the laparoscopic hysterectomy procedure. The DR. EMILE COMMEDORE procedure is the minimally in vasive method of removing the Hillsborough Countv's 20th Black Heritage Celebration Salutes Healthcare Pioneers Hillsborough County is proud to host its 20th Annual Black Heritage Celebration on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, 12 noon, in Joe Chillura Courthouse Square, located across from the County Center at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa. This year's program theme is "Your Health-Our History" and will pay tribute to the many pio neers from the African American community that provided years of health care services to Tampa Bay. One pioneer being recognized is Clara Frye, an African-American nurse who ran the Clara Frye Hospital for 20 years in the early 1900s A pavilion at Tampa General Hospital is named for her. A second pioneer is Dr. Reche Williams, who was the first African-American to perform major surgery in Tampa in 1921 at the Clara Frye Hospital. Williams Middle Magnet School is named in his honor. County Administrator Mike Merrill will present the 2012 Legacy Award to Gail P. Williams, who retired in 2009 as the County's Equal Opportunity Administrator after a 31-year career in public service. Ms. Williams helped the County Attorney's office draft the County's first comprehensive Human Rights Ordinance The Legacy Award recognizes former County employees who have made a significant contribution to County government and the community. Entertainment will be provided by international gospel recording artist Dana Mackey. Tyrone Hill, an employee in the County's ITS Department, will read a selection from his self-published book, Poetic Reflections. The annual Black Heritage Celebration is hosted by the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners and the Black Heritage Celebration Committee This year's sponsors include 10 News, Bright House Networks, Florida Sentinel Bulletin, Oriental Fish Company, and Pepsi Cola Bottling Company. 10 News anchor Reginald Roundtreewill emcee the celebration. In case of inclement weather, the celebration will be moved across the street to the County Center, 2nd Floor, with lunch served in the 26th Floor Conference Room. EMPLOYMENT LAW UNFAIRLY FIRED?9 Wage/Labor Issues/Discrimination Foreclosure Defense/Bankruptcy f3 727-559-7759 l II E WEAVER LAW.FIRM p A Scott M. Weaver, Esq. 801 West Bay Dr. #427 Largo, FL 33770 www.TheWeaverLawfirm.com uterus. In 1993, Dr. Commedore became the first doctor to perform this surgery at the St. Joseph's Main Hospital. "The procedure allows faster recovery, it calls for smaller in cisions, and it allows the physician to see if there are any other problems It reduces the time a patient is hospital ized and in many cases, the patient can go home the same day," Dr. Commedore said. Eventually, Dr. Commedore established his own practice and treated patients for several years. He closed his practice to accept the position as the Director of the Office of Minority Health where he served for two years. Now, he works with the Physicians Net work to ensure that doctors have more representation in healthcare. Throughout the years, Dr. Commedore and Dr. Harris have performed countless surgeries. In some instances, women were able to conceive and give birth because the productive organs were spared. Today, the two doctors have become partners again. Dr. Commedore is a part time Gynecologist at the Uni versity of South Florida and responds to emergency room calls. He also assists Dr. Harris, who is the Chief of the Gynecology Department of Veterans Affairs at the James A. Haley Veteran's Hospital. A native of New Orleans, Dr. Commedore completed his undergraduate studies at Vassar College and the Univer sity of New Orleans, earning his degree in Chemistry. Dr. Commedore gradu ated in 1981 from Louisiana State University, School of Medicine, and completed his Residency at Charity Hospital and Tulane University Medical School, both located in New Orleans, Louisiana. *ALL PRO REFERRAL* "WHERE THE PROS ARE"


c. Blythe Andrews 1901-1977 (1945) C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. 1930-2010 (1977) S KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT ALLISON WELLS-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-$44.00-6 Months Both Editions: $87.00-Per Year Both Editions. Opinions expressed on editorial pages of this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily reflect the editorial stance ol Th!3 Flortda Sentinel Bulletin or the Publisher. A Fox Is Caught In The Henhouse Abraham Lincoln would not be pleased. Neither thousands of Floridians who, throughout this state's history, have put their lives in danger or have given their lives to be able to exercise the inalienable right to vote for the representative of their choice. But just recently, for all to see, one of this state's most blatant examples of voter disenfranchisement was caught in the spotlight like a roach with the lights turned on. Two elections supervisors, National Bar Association and LULAC officials, a student government president and a former Secretary of State testified that accusations of voter fraud, which was used as a reason for emasculating the democratic process of voter registration was itself a fraud Volusia County elections supervisor, Ann McFall told the committee .the story of a school teacher who was disciplined because she missed the 48 hour deadline for submitting the voter registration forms of her 12th grade students. Then Vietnam War veteran and former Secretary of State, Bruce Smathers, who implemented voter reform during the 1970's, said the new laws are designed" to punish Democratic voters" and are "voting eroding and suppression" legislation. We listened to the proceedings regarding the newly proposed state laws which will limit new voter registration and will frustrate voters who relocate to a new ad. dress. What we heard and saw reminded us bitterly of what we witnessed more than 40 years ago when clever racists. did everything they could do to stop Black folks in the state of Florida from voting. And now, the fox is back. But this time, we are guarding the henhouse. I Gov. Scon Is No Dr. Martin Luther King I So much has happened lately, that what we plead to talk to you about gets lost in our archives. But this one, this time, was too precious to let go. Just in case you missed it, before Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, Florida's Lieutenant Governor, our very own Jennifer Carroll made a very remarkable statement. She said, "On Monday, we're going to be celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday.'' And then she said, "And I can't think of anybody currently in my life right now that more epitomizes the values and vision of Dr. King than Governor Rick Scott." We're not through. Said Lieutenant Governor Carroll about her hero Governor Scott, "He looked at the content of my character ... in.. work ethic, and what I brought to the table. This is the dream of Dr. King that was realized for me." They, who heard her words first-hand, insist that what followed sounded not like a sob, but sounded like a nervous gulp from a big drink of water. Most certainly, Ms. Carroll should get out more often if our dear Governor Scott is the closest person she can find to "epitomize". the life and vision of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. No disrespect, but we doubt if Dr. King would have turned his back on millions of federal dollars that could have put thousands of Floridians back to work and would have provided health insurance for poor children, or would have cut education funds for all of Florida's children. And we know Dr. King would not have supported eroding and suppressing Floridians' voting rights. Excuse us, Lt. Gov. Carroll. But we beg to differ regarding your comparison between Governor Scott and Dr. King. What you saw was not a dream. It was a nightmare. How well are teachers teaching? Check the results of standardized tests. How well are the schools educating students? Check the results of the stan dardized tests The moral of this story is that education in a nutshell boils down today to dardized tests. I can remember a school that taught a person to pass a standardized real estate test in a weekend. The per son could pass the test, but not be able to do a closing statement. Likewise, I can remember an insurance school that could teach a person to pass a standardized insurance test. The person could pass the test, but couldn't put together an insurance program for a business. Standardized tests in the schools present the same problem. Students are taught to pass the test, but they make poor grades on their class work. Standardized tests don't allow for stu dents who enter the third and fourth grade levels below their assigned grade and advance one or two grade levels. Even though the student advances at least one grade level in education, the teacher and the school are rated as failures if the student doesn't pass the tests. I ask you, is this fair? Is this right? The standardized tests completely disregard class participation, class test scores; homework and spe-The Problem With Transparency I There's a difference be tween transparency and invisibility. Take for instance, the Tralfamadoreans, space aliens created by novelist Kurt Vonnegut, who were able to read books in one glance from top-to-bottom. They were able to accom plish such a feat because the books were transparent. In other words, to see the first page was immediately like seeing the last page, all at once! Imagine that. Now, imagine the most re cent Republican presidential candidates and their non stop (is that the same as series of bates getting ready to do battle with incumbent President Barack Obama. Would they, could they not consider themselves "transparent," or would "worn-out" be a better syn onym to represent this gag gle of Republican pugilists? Ask yourselves, according to the definition of transpar ent, which means "free from pretense, or deceit, frank, obvious, clear, and easily de tected or seen through, and which is also synonymous with "gauzy, glassy, candid, forthright, direct, straight forward," and an army of other words, which seem to mean, "in all situations, you can trust him or her," does the word refer? Reviewing the flotilla of terms regarding transparency, I found myself won dering, "Have any of the Republican prexy candidates I've seen daily come close to a positive comparison with any of these terms?" What? Could Herman Cain have withstood the stress of being transparent? Regard less of whether I liked his pizza or not, I don't think so. So, what about the other front-runners? What about Mitt Romney with his mil lions? After seeing what a man with countless millions can do in a political footrace (f'm referring to current Florida Governor Rick Scott), plus knowing just a little bit about Romney's religious background (for years, Mormons believed Black folks were not wei come in Heaven), whenever I compare Mitt Romney with transparency, I break out in hives. And then there's Newt Gingrich whose face like baby-fat, life-like-Nero's or Caligula's, and whose intel lectual comprehensiveness is so frightening (he reminds me of Sherlock Holmes's nemesis Dr. Moriarity) it sends shivers up my spine. r en But would I dare grant Gin-grich the halo of being ::I transparent? What with his three wives, countless trysts r on Capitol Hill desks, and his personal to F William Star 'g) Trek captain James Z Tiberius Kirk? E-gad, do 1 -"0 dare??? ffi Perhaps, the term "invisi-C en ble" would be : a more fitting :::1: choice for our current GOP-wannabes. Notice how the word is defined: "Incapable by nature of being seen, inac-. cessible to view, hidden, im--1 perceptible" etc. Now, C: certainly, these are words m with substance, espeCially when referring to substantial and insubstantial rascals. z "Invisible," whose synonyms include "concealed, veiled, shrouded, cloaked, unno ticed, and unobserved," would gladly have embraced the shenanigans of Herman "Who, me?" Cam. And who might be a better fit for "hushed-up," than the Scarlet Pimpernel himself, "Newt Gingrich, the Orig..: inal Midnight Creeper?" And finally, one settles upon Mitt Romney, man of many hours. Has he run so many times, maybe, a moment of invisibility would do him good? In the meantime, on the other side, President Barack Obama continues to accomplish all, but one thing to guarantee his return to the White House And that c :a a one thing is fact thatre gardless of his success, he j will always be Black. Call it G) transparency. Call it invisi-m bility. I call it prophecy!"


Cream In Her CoHee I find humor in almost anything. For instance, something that's been tickling me recently is the outrage I've been witnessing Black men exhibit every time they see a Black woman with a white guy. It amuses me because, usu ally, the Black men I hear disgruntled the most are the same ones who once told me how much of a fetish they had for white women themselves. And each time they get heated I seem to have to remind them that, "bruh, you can't have it both ways." To me, it's the classic exam ple of the unfaithful, jealous boyfriend. He doesn't really want his girlfriend anymore. >-He has no intentions of doing right by her. Yet he doesn't 0: want anyone else to have her LL. either c The idea that these guys, Z with their own white lust issues, are getting their feathic( ers ruffled whenever they see women like Halle Berry, w Kerry Washington, ::::l Naomi Campbell, Zoe 1-Saladana, or Venus ij: Williams involved in an W interracial relationship is Gj ironic, blatantly hypocritical c and like l said before, funny. W For years, I've watched Black women play second fid ::J dle to these self-conscious, m brain washed brothers who have a long history of being Z overly captivated with women i= of different nationalities. Now W that the tables have begun to ..J turn, many of these men are having a hard time coping Granted, Hollywood and Madison Avenue have done their part to perpetuate the situation by creating waves of movies, television shows, commercials and print ads, which have been unusually open recently in regard to promoting the coupling between white men and Black women. But, that shouldn't come as a surprise. Ninety percent of everything we watch, read or hear is, in some form or fashion, produced or decided upon by men who are melanin chal lenged. And since these white boys have been digging Black girls since Marc Anthony made moves on Cleop-atra, it makes sense that they would use all of the tools at their disposal to execute an agenda that best suits them. They recognize the dilemma in which Black women find themselves. Along with Mother Nature already providing for the birth of more females than males, Black women also have to deal with the additional burden of watching a significant number of her potential mates being systematically removed from the pool of eligibility by factors such as incarceration, homicide, drug addiction and homosexuality. In most cases, that leaves her competing with 20 or more other Black women for the affection and companion ship of one Black man. If that man then chooses to overlook them all in favor of something he sees as more exotic, then she's left with one of two options: knowingly or unknowingly sharing the men who are left or stepping out side of her comfort zone to experience "something new." In the process, white men patiently wait to seize upon this unique opportunity They use savvy campaigns and send subliminal messages that say; "We're just as cool. We're just as fun. We won't disrespect you. And if size and compara ble performance is a concern, we have products like Enzyte and Extendz to assist in that department as well. Come to us." It all boils down to the fact that Jimes are changing and as uncomfortable as it may feel to some, it is what it is. The average successful Black woman today is deciding to move on with her life instead of continuing to wait for her would-be African king to get his act together. So fel!as, the next time you see a beautiful Black woman out with a white dude, don't get mad. That is what happens when you leave your prized possessions unprotect ed. And don't forget, you were the first one who couldn't wait to hop the fence. She just fol lowed your lead to see what all the fuss was about. Anyone wanting to contact Clarence Barr can reach him at: Clarence Barr, II, 43110-018; Bennettsville F.C.L; P. Box 52020; Bennettsville, SC 29512; or by email at clarence.barrz98gmail. Reality On Ice is by the "Florida Sentinel Bulletin Publishing Company. m ..J w z i= z w en rnwtion A bout Our Qua l ij i c atiom A11d E.J.p e ri e nce Florida Election Law Calculated Anack On Voting Rights Hundreds of Floridians packed a Hillsborough County courtroom for an unprecedented hearing on changes to Florida's election law passed last spring by the Republican dominated Florida legislature. The first ever field hearing on legislation that critics say dramati cally alters voter participation and actually suppresses minority votes was conducted by U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights Committee. U.S. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida was sworn in to participate in the hearing. Sen. Nelson decried the law when it passed last spring, challenging its undoing of necessary reforms to election laws resulting from the 2000 election debacle. According to sworn testimony during the hearing, the impact of HB 1355 is weighted heavily against Blacks, Hispanics, the elder ly and students who vote democratic overwhelmingly and turned out in unprecedented numbers in 2008 for President Barak Obama. Florida's law is considered the most onerous and because it is the largest most influential state of the 35 with voter changes made by Republican legislatures nationwide. Senator Durbin extended an invitation to Governor Rick Scott to attend and discusses the changes to the law but, Gov. Scott did not appear. Republican members of the committee were also no shows. Testimony from a host of elections experts revealed what Senators Nelson and Durbin called an obvious "voter suppres_sion act,"_ meant to hurt Blacks, Hispanics and young voters at the polls." Here are the changes to the law impacting minority voter performance. Reduced early voting days from 14 to 8 days eliminating Sunday, the day Blacks and Hispanics vote more than any other ethnic group. Dramatic reduction in time for submission of voter registration, burdensome paperwork, penalties for groups that traditionally register minorities. Those groups include the League of Women Voters, NAACP, teachers and a host of civic groups who have been discouraged by the penalties in particular. Disallow change of address at the polls and making voters vote by provi sional ballots. This change disproportionately impacts college students, the mi)itary and minorities. Upwards of 40% of provisional ballots are likely to _be discarded. Only Republican Supervisor of Elections for Seminole County Michael Ertel attempted to defend the law. He said he deputized school principals so they would avoid the $1,000 penalties by missing registration deadlines. Vcilusia County Supervisor of Elections, Ann McFall said the law is designed to discourage third parties from participating in the process. "The fact is a number of states including Florida have made it harder for some people to vote," said Sen. Nelson. A U.S. District Court panel is reviewing the law and the US Justice Department will likely have the final say and determine if the law is a violation of the Voting Rights Act. OFFICE OF PATRICIA DAWSON, Criminal Defense, Family Law & Personal Injwy Cypress Point Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 101 Tampa, Florida 33618 (813) 386-5730 Former Hillsborough Councy Prosecutor-Deputy Chief


Local Organizing For America Opens Newonices BY MICHAEL HODGES Organizing For America-Florida (OFA), a project of the Florida Democratic Party continues to see growing support across Florida for the re-election of President Barack Obama. Supporters of the President hosted a variety of voter outreach events last week throughout the Sunshine State. The opening of offices in St. Petersburg, Boca Raton, Tampa and other Florida cities, provide supporters of President Obama a local place to gather and work to organize these communities. Additionally, there will be phone banks, canvases and other outreach activities across Florida Since the President announced his re-election campaign in April, OFA Florida has committed to a smart, strong and strate gic organizing strategy that touches every community in the state in reparation for November 2012. Floridians looking to get involved can connect at FL.Barack obama.com, facebook.con/OFA.FL, and on twitter at OFA_FL. FAMUUpdate FAMI President Suspends MembershiP Intake And Cancels Band Camp TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida A&M University (FAMU) President James H. Ammons announced Tuesday that he will temporarily suspend the induction, enrollment, initiation, membership intake and recruitment for all student clubs and organizations until fall 2012. Ammons also announced the cancellation of the 2012 Summer Band Camp. "Our top priority is the health, safety and well being of students, said Ammons. "We are convening a panel of experts and outstanding thinkers to provide advice and recommendations on the operation of student organi zations. Before we enter into a new student intake process, we should have the benefit of the work coming from the committees and the investi gations." Ammons made the deci sion to suspend intake and other membership activities after discussions with student leaders, advisors and other university personnel. "I totally suppo -rt this ef fort, said Breyon Love, president of FAMU Student Government Association "This issue of hazing has had a far-reaching impact on the university and I believe that we need to pause for a moment to make sure that all of our students are ready to se riously move in a di r ection which will result in a com pl ete culture chang e. W e w ant to rria ke sure every stu d ent knows about the personal responsibility they hav e in making sure we wipe out hazing on our campus. According to Ammons, the temporary suspension on ini tiation and membership in take is effective as of January 31, 2012. Ammons deliv ered the news at a mandatory campus wide forum on safety which included a panel dis cussion by a group of campus administrators who focused on the assistance available to the campus community when safety issues arise and what the reporting responsibilities are for stude' nts, faculty and staff Ammons told the group he has decided to cancel the band camp in light of the on going investigation and the plans to convene a F AMU Board of Trustees Anti-Haz ing Committee that will re view how FAMU will best govern band activities. Ammons said he would like to give this pane l, the board a n d the administr a tion the opportunity to do a thorough r e vie w b e fore r einstating a n y marchin g b and progr a ms. lobbvist Wants Minoritv Vendor Participation During The RNC Convention BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Michael Dobson is a third generation Floridian, and the founder and managing member of Dobson, Craig and Associates, a Government Re lations and Consulting Firm. Dobson said it's always been important to him that African Americans be involved in all political activities. "Historically, the GOP (Re publican Party) hasn't reached out to the minority commu nity. There must be a con certed effort to make sure this gets done. "I am arranging a meeting with Republican leaders in Tal lahassee to make sure the Republican National Convention will reflect more of what Amer ica looks like." Dobson said he's going to make sure the media gets the word out to let potential mi nority vendors know what they need to do to take advantage of the opportunities that will be available at the RNC. "I want to educate the members of the RNC commit tee and the Host Committee on MICHAEL DOBSON how they acquire vendors I want to make sure when the convention the cam eras reflects a more diversified America because of mjnority vendor participation. I'm also in dialogue with members of the Tampa Host committee to see what they re doing to get the word out." Dobson said he noticed the information about vendor participation was not being put out as it should, and a recent rally in Safety Harbor was an intentional oversight. "The vendor rally in Safety Harbor wasn't something that was given any thought by the Join PLPF As N GOP organizers as far as mak-o ...a. ing sure everyone knew about N it." Dobson said it all starts with minority vendors and business owners getting regis tered so they can be recognized and given a chance to partici pate. The 2012 Tampa Host committee Director of commu nications, Eileen Rodriguez, said they've developed a pro gram they hope will create op portunities for minorities. "We are promoting small businesses, and that includes minority-owned companies We ask them all to sign up/reg ister, and list the services they offer. We need them to become a certified, registered small business to participate." Rodriguez said they are not promising or guaranteeing contracts or opportunities, but they did create a network to 0 promote inclusion. :::D "For all small/minority-C owned businesses to take ad-vantage of opportunities at the m RNC, they need to visit the z website, www.2012tampa.com, get certified, and become part m of the small business network. r-Ill c: r-r-!:!l z "'tl c: Ill r-(i) ::t: m c m < m Alicia Griffin's 8-Day Customer Appreciation BB c: m CJ) c )> z c ., Saturday, February 4, 20 12 p. p.m. 9 St. :::D c G) m ...... I )>


N c; Loca ('f) > a: <( ::;) a: CD w u. St Mark Missionarv Is launching Bible Reading Campaign c ii: "The Bible is central to our U. faith, said Pastor Darryl Matthews of the St Mark Missionary Baptist Church, "but many people are intimi dated by its scope and size. The Story gives us a way to journey from Genesis to Revelation together in 31 weeks so everyone understands God's story and how their story intersects with it." The Bible is the best-selling book in history, but how many people in Tampa are actually reading it? A Gallup survey reports the average American household has four Bibles. research by Pew Forum on Religion and > Public Life (2008) found that i only 16 percent of Americans ii: read the Bible everyday. u. St. Mark Missionary Baptist C Church is hoping to reverse :i this trend, starting with its > own congregation. Pastor i Darryl Matthews believes en that The Story, a Zondervan best-seller, is the right tool to 1-increase Biblical literacy, i: helping readers understand w God's story from Genesis to Gj Revelation and how their c own stories intersect with W God's Consisting of 31 chapters of ::J carefully-selected scriptures sequenced in c!J.ronological D.. orP.er, The Story presents the Z word of God in an engaging tj format reading like a novel. ..J "I want the people in my 5 congregation, as well as the CD City of Tampa to realize the uj incredible love God has for z them and how their story is i= found in His story," said ffi Pastor Darryl. en The Story Church CampI: aign is a unique program a: providing up to 31 weeks of 0 ..J u. PASTOR DARRYL MATTHEWS curriculum for children, teen and adult Sunday school and up to 31 weeks of correspond ing sermons. When accompanied by reading through the five age-related b_ooks (The Story, The Story: Teen Edition, The Story for Kids, The Story for Children, and The Story for Little Ones), the entire church can be liter ally on the same page for 31 weeks. St. Mark plans to begin the experience on February 5, 2012 at the 9:30 a. m. wor ship, followed by Discipleship Hour at 11 a. m. With thousands of partici pating churches nationwide, The Story is becoming a movement that is bringing wide-ranging benefits to local churches. Many have report. ed increased community out reach, increased Biblical liter. acy, congregational growth and a greater understanding of how God's story reveals the reasons for the things _that happen in man's story. For more inform ation, visit www.stmark247 org. Sate Haven House Opens For Women Coming Out 01 Jail BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Mrs. Ola Abreu and her sister, Mrs. Sheilah Youngblood, founded an organization called Our Sisters, Our Friends. The organization's mission was to provide a platform to uplift and support women who have been going through tough times. Two months ago, Mrs. Abreu took it a step further when she opened a safe haven house for women coming out of jail. "I feel there's a need for this, because these women have no place to go. I try to help them get a jumpstart back to their lives, and also provide them a place to live and food assistance. It's also vital to get them reunited with their families, and I support them in every way." MRS. OLA ABREU Mrs. Abreu said she doesn't have a staff, and is doing everything by herself. She also said there aren't enough places like this for women. "These women are being released back into society with no hope or direction. I try to help them find a job, and give them the tools they need to be successful. There are a lot of success stories when someone shows they care enough to help them." Mrs. Abreu said the 5 women she's currently working with range in age from 26 to 48. "It's important to me, we have a family atmosphere and share everything. I want them to lean on each other for support." "They can call my facility home for 6 months or longer ifthey need it." Mrs. Abreu said she's still in the process of giving her facility a name, but feels that's not as important as making sure the women know they have somewhere togo. Finalists Announced For 5th Annual Black Diamond Awards Ceremonv The Mount Pleasant Middle School Family will present its 5th Annual Black Diamond Awards Ceremony on Saturday, February 11, 2012, at the Don Thompson Performing Arts Theatre located on the campus of Howard W. Blake High School, 1701 North Boul evard at Main Street. The academy award style event will start at 5:45 P.M The Black Diamond Awards ceremony annually recognizes and honors African Americans in Hillsborough County who have made important contributions to the community over the past year. Citizens throughout the county vote on nominees. This year's finalists are: Educator of the Year Award: Rory Beauford and Nadine Johnson. Business of the Year Award: Brown's Accounting Service and Ladies of the Sea. Female Amateur Athlete of the Year Award: Dominique Brown and Shayla Wilson. RUBIN PADGETT, SR. Male Amateur Athlete of the Year Award: Antonio Crawford and Lamar Woods. Student of the Year Award: James Eliassaint and Renaldo James. Law Official of the Year Award: Deputy Velma Glover and Corporal Brenda Jones. Humanitarian of the Year Award: Margaret Butler and Kenny Rushing. Religious Leader of the Year: Elder Mark Jones and Rev. Dr. Charles McKenzie. Unsung Hero of the Year Award: Hakim Aquil and Frances Cheeks Jennings. Civic Organization of the Year Award: The Order of the Eastern Star, Unity Chapter #55 and Mayor's African American Advisory Council. Citizen of the Year Award: Fred Hearns and Dr. Walter Smith. The winners from each category will be announced at the event. The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to long time community contributor Mr. Rubin Padgett, Sr. Ms. Janette SpencerDavis, and Aminta Voyce (formerly of WTMP) will host the program. The program will be informative and entertaining. For additional information about the program, call (813) 253-0053. Taxdeductible tickets to this event can be purchased at the school or at the door


Local Familv Presents large Gift To Bethune Cookman Universitv m BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Having taught in the Hillsborough County Public School S y stem, Mrs. Veola Nelson Pope was a strong supporter of education. She w as also a strong supporter of her alma mater, Bethune Cookman University Recently, her family pre sented a check for $364,519 from Mrs. Pope's estate. The check was presented by Ms. Alva Simmons, acting as the family spokesperson, during the meeting of the Board of Trustees at the school. "Veola loved Bethune Cookman College dearly. BCC was a place where the complete identity of young Black men and women was embraced and nurtured. A sense of pride and dignity ex isted on the campus. Family members of Mrs. Veola Pope are shown at the check presentation. "Veola wanted to pro vide opportunities for stu dents with a desire to continue their education but not the financial means. As a teacher, she possessed an un wavering belief in the ability and potential of Black chil dren," Ms. Simmons said. This is not the first dona-Ministrv To Host Fitness And Health Expo On February 25th, Pastor Emerson Morris, a for mer football pla yer at the University of South Florida, and his church, Extreme Life Ministries, Will host a free Fitness and Health Expo. The e vent also will help give bo y s a com pass for life. The Expo will take place in a 1 8oo-square-foot gymna sium at 8027 East Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, near Highway 301 across from the Fairgrounds. The Expo will feature nurses and other professionals who will consult each participant individually Pastor Morris is a native of Miami, Florida. He grad uated from the University of South Florida in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. At the age of '---""""";;;.., 25, Pastor Morris became a licensed minister at Jesus PASTOR AND MRS. People Family Worship Center Church, where he served for EMERSON MORRIS 12 years. In September 2010 he was ordained as a pastor, and Extreme Life Ministries was borri. For more information about this event, call Extreme Life Ministries at (813) 644-6855. Rev. w .J Haynes, Executive Director cordially invites you to the Inauguration of our newly elected MODERATOR Reverend Dr. L Daniels Pastor of New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church of Tampa, Florida Friday, February 3 2012 6 :30p. m a t the "New Friendship J Missionary Baptis t Church 31 07 Eas t Lake A venue Tampa, F L 336 1 0 Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. N S Sanders Formal Attire Donation: $25.00 tion that Mrs. Pope made to the university. She estab lished the Johnny Nelson Family Endowed Scholarship for students in the name of her deceased brother, Johnny Nelson, and on be half of her sister Ms. Edna Nelson. She has donated more than $soo,ooo to the university. versity. ::0 During her lifetime Mrs. ; Pope was active in several organization including the w NAACP and Urban League. N W e must continue to 1\) strengthen our colleges and Mrs. Pope earned her Bachelor of Science degree. She completed her under graduate work at Tuskegee Institute and Howard Uniuniversities by giving back and offering financial sup port. Moreover, we must be dedicated to ensuring that HBCUs remain as competi tive as any other institution of higher learning," Ms. Simmons said. Miracle Faith Revivals Church 2726 E. 15th Ave. Tampa, FL 33605 Apostle E. Lockhart, Pastor APPRECIATION lEEK For Our Pastor Apostle E. Lockhart FEBRUARY 8-1 2012 THU P M PASTOR TERRY SMITH New Beginning MB Church, Tampa FRI., M. Goff's Minister PASTOR AUSHA THOMAS iOfFaith Christ The Church, Tampa J 1fr .. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12,2012 3 P.M. 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0 Loca N C") > t: <( t: m w LL Man Recalls oavs With Tuskegee Airmen Six New Members Join THAP Executive Board 01 Directors 0 t: LL MR. MANSFIELD JOHNSON As A Soldier In 1941 BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Mr. Mansfieid Johnson will be celebrating his 92nd birthday on April 24th, and family members said he's just as active as always. 0 Although he didn't get to see fE it, Mr. Johnson was excited 0 over the recent release of the Z movie, Red Tails, that told the story about the Tuskegee Mr. Johnson was assigned to the 9 .6th Engineer t-Battalion, Company B, and > worked alongside the ffi Tuskegee Airmen as they flew > during World War II. W Mr. Johnson was born in 1920 in St. Petersburg, :::t: Florida. After he graduated from school he enlisted in the m United States Army for four years (1941-1945). Known z fondly by his battalion as i= "Turkey," Mr. Johnson W was a sergeant during the Pacific War, and among the first Americans to go to New Guinea. ..J W In New Guinea, Mr. Johnson's battalion was z responsible for erecting an m airstrip used by the Tuskegee <( Airmen and other flyers. 0 I was the best dancer in my t battalion, and I got teased a g lot. Some of them called m e LL the Fred Astaire of the com-pany, and the man who brought the boogie woogie to Company B. "As far as the Tuskegee Airmen are concerned, they were as great as great can be. We all admired and idolized them, and wish we could have been in the air with them. That's why we worked so hard on the ground so everything would be just right when they took off and landed." Mr. Johnson said one of his fondest memories is of his grandfather reading the 23rd Psalms to him as a little boy. "That became my favorite scripture." After his discharge, Mr. Johnson joined a group of <( African American soldiers 0 who were in St. Petersburg to ,... take up flight training. He also h as the distinction of being one of the first to fly solo. MR. MANSFIELLD JOHNSON (Today) "This was an opportunity given to Negro veterans at the first accredited GI flying school for Negroes on the Florida west coast. I was one of 45 veterans enrolled at St. Pete Aero Tech-Pinellas International Airport." Mr. Johnson is a member of Bethel A. M. E. Church in St. Petersburg, and worked as a chef at Webb's City. He eventually retired in 1986 after serving as the senior chef for Bell's Lab. Mr. Johnson is also a member of the Sunshine E l ks Lodge, the father of two daughters and a son, grandfather of 9, a great-grandfather, a great-great grandfather, and in the last two years, a great great-great grandfather. During the recent board meeting ofTHAP (the Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan), six new members joined the Executive Board of Directors. Shown on the front row from left to right are: Monroe W. Mack, Robert R. Scott, Brenda K. Prestigiacomo, James A. Hammond, and Rev. Louis Jones. Shown on the back row, from left to right: Walter L. Smith, II, Livorno H. Williams, Dr. Samuel L. Wright, Sr., Dr. Sharman Pride-McRae, Corliss R. Cole, Brenda Grove, Vera Hamilton, Dr. V. Lynn Knox, and Jeannette Bradley. (Photography by BRUNSON) Recently, members of the Executive Board of Directors of the Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan, Inc., held the first meeting of the year. During the meeting, six new members joined the board. The board members and the positions they hold are: Robert R. Scott, President; James Hammond, Vice President; Vera Hanlllton, CFO; Dr. V. Lynn Knox, CEO; Monroe W. Mack, Parliamentarian; Brenda Prestigiacomo, Secretary ; and Rev. Louis Jones, Treasurer. Other board members are Walter L. Smith, II, Dr. Samuel L. Wright, Sr., Dr. Sharman PrideMcRae, Corliss Coles, Brenda Grove, Livorno Williams, and Jeannette Bradley, Consultant. Since its inception, the organization has been guided by the theme, "Working Together to Make A Difference." Born of a need to combat radal issues and acts of violence in the African American community, James Hammond visualized the organization nearly 25 years ago Beacon light Masonic & Fraternal Supplies "#1 Bay Area One Stop Shop" +The National Association of Black Nurses Tampa Bay Chapter Sis. Julia J. Folks, NR Owner 1909 E. Busch Blvd. Tampa, FL33612 Box 290917-Tampa, 33687 Cell Will Be Hosting ANNUAL 00 RED DAY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10,2012 @ MT. TABOR MB CHURCH 2606 W. Grace St. Rev. T. D. leonard, Pastor Theme: "Take Control Of Your Health-GO Red!" 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Senator APPlauds Court Rejection Of Redistricting Amendment Challenge ., ture had the sole authority GJ to change congressional re-:o districting rules. ;; TALLAHASSEE -Senator Arthenia Joyner (D-Tampa) applauded the recent decision by a federal appeals court rejecting a challenge to "Amendment 6," the Constitutional measure overwhelmingly passed by Floridians in 2010 to restrain the ability oflawmakers to gerrymander Congressional dis tricts. "U.S. Circuit Judge Stanley Marcus rightly affirmed the power of the people to amend their constitution," said Senator Elected OHicials Share Concerns Seek To Keep Dialogue Open \ The districts of Hillsborough County Coriunissioner Les Miller, Jr., left, and City Councilman Frank Reddick share communities. Although he has held other elected offices, Hills..: borough County Commissioner Les Miller, Jr., who represents District 3, has never served as a City CouncilmaQ. City Councilman Frank Reddick, who represents District 5, is a first time elected official. While both are elected of ficials, both have responsi bilities for different areas of Hillsborough County. How ever, they also have shared constituents. This is the rea son the two met recently. Commissioner Miller and Councilman Reddick decided that meeting period ically would be beneficial to both in their pro-active ap proaches to certain issues. Some of those include code enforcement, illegal dump ing, foreclosures, crime, sidewalks, and lighting. The two met in the past, and last Friday, came to the decision that maintaining a continuous dialogue pertain ing to their districts The men also encourage their constituents to attend the weekly meetings of both organizations and take an active role in their commu nity. CHICKEN & WAFFLES $5 FISH & GRITS Fresh Homemade In House Red Velvet Cake Sweet Potato Pie Sour Cream Pound Cake Banana Pudding BEST PRICE IN TOWN NOW PLACING ORDERS FOR SUPER BOWL PARlY PLATTERS Wings Deviled Eggs Sandwiches Meatballs, Yellow Rice and Chicken Potato Salad & More WE CATER TO YOUR NEEDS WE DELIVER *FRESH HOT* BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER COOKED TO ORDER 2NDSCAFE 3320 E Osborne Ave. Tampa, FL 813-239-3040 ext 3 2ndscafe.tampa@gmail.com Fax 866-912-7550 Joyner, who is an intervenor defending the constitutionality of the amendment. '"Amendment 6 may not give incumbents the districts they want, but it gives the voters the right to set the standards to elect the Congressional representatives of their choice." The court challenge to "Amendment 6" was origi nally filed by U. S. Reps. Corrine Brown and Mario Diaz-Balart, along with _the State House of Representatives, who ar gued that the State LegislaLast summer, a lower court rejected those argu ments. The 32-page ruling N issued by the nth U.S. Cir-g cuit Court of Appeals up-N held that decision. Wcoupon $1 off Up Rash Glitzy 30 Glitzy Crystal Gloss


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Local Pro .. gram Is Wednesdav Meetlng On The Leopards of Serenity Red Heart Celebration m will be held Friday, February 17, 2012 at American Domestic Violence Legion Post 5 ; PAMAIA L. MCCOY Keynote Speaker The City of Tampa Black History Committee invites the community to join them on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 for their 24th Annual Black History Celebration. The 11 a. m. program will be held at the Tampa Conven tion Center in Ballrooms C & D. Rod Carter, News Chan nel 8 Morning Anchor, will serve as the emcee. This year's theme is "Reining in Finance: Re shaping the American Dream." The guest speaker will be Pamala L. McCoy, CEO of Bona5d Credit Con sultants ; She will share practical and proactive methods necessary for sound financial planning. Entertainment for the event will be provided by the Distinguished Men of Brass. Prior to the 11 a. m. pro gram, attendees can visit the Black History "Living" Museum and Expo at 10 a. m. This event gives Hillsbor ough County students the opportunity to role play the lives of men and women they believe made a difference in the nation's history. Frank Crum is President of the City of Tampa Black History Committee, Inc. Is Now Available At: (New Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Zephryhills) SweetBay Superma 6425 County Line Ro Bruce B. Downs B Tampa, Fl33647 Supermarket (Home Depot Plaza) Bruce B. Downs Blvd Tampa, Fl33647 For more information, please call (813) 928-4074. On Saturday, February 41h, Ms. Mincy Lane will host a meeting to dis cuss domestic violence. It will take place at the main library in downtown, 900 N. Ashley Dr., from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. "Breaking the Silence," Ms. Lane said is a campaign designed to em power women. "Often women don't take advantage of the programs in place," she said. She further stated that if women don't get help, the cycle repeats because the children are products of their envi ronment. Ms. Lane is asking women in the community to attend the event and learn that they -are not alone. Anyone wishing to contact Ms. Lane can call (813) 446-2164. James Weldon Johnson literacv Festival St. Pete's Friends of the James Weldon Johnson Library, Inc. have begun planning for the 2nd Annual Literacy Festival, which will be held Saturday, March 3, 2012, 10 a. m. -4 p. m. in the parkland behind the Johnson Branch Library and the Enoch Davis Center. The event will feature a puppet show, moonwalk, free books for children, face painting, music, food and much more. The deadline for vendors is Feb. 24. Pro ceeds from this event Will benefit the library. Erica Riggins of Bay News 9 has agreed to be the keynote speaker for the event. The 2nd Annual Com munity Service Award winner will be presented. For additional information, please call the Johnson Branch Library, (727) 893-7113, -or contact Kevin Johnson, (727) 342-2235, email kevinjohn son5370@yahoo.com. In honor of Black History Month, Regions is proud to offer the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest.* Enter for a chance to win a $5,000 Regions Riding Forward Scholarship. Twenty-five $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors in Regions' banking areas who will attend college this year. To enter, write a 500-word essay about an African American, past or present, who has inspired you. For more details and to enter, visit regions.comlridingforward. Contest ends February 29, 2012. A REGIONS '''"''"'"""'"""'''"''"'""''""" ""'''' ......... .. ,.,,, MEMBER 201 2 Re&iO!IS Ban<. 'NO PURCHASE OR BANKING RElATIONSHIP REQUIRED. PURCHASE OR BANKING RElATIONSHIP Will HOIIHCREASEYOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. FDIC VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. The 2012 RCR'.''"' Scholarshi p lssayCooles! (th e "Contest") on 01/1511 2 and ends oo P M T1n1e (the "Coot"! Penod '). TMe ;s open only to leRal U.S resrrtents o f Al. A R fl. G A !A. 1l. IN, KY. LA, MO. N C SO, TN, TX,-and VA (the "thgthle Sttes l who at lime nf entry {a) nrc 13 y?.MS ot ate or !der. (blare enmilei1 :n l ith in a public or private school {or home schMI) located in one o f I he Eligible States (and hl\'E! not yeJ r.radua:ed lith wade). (c) have (ann maintain through graduation) 2 0 grade f). IYOO oth Avenue N orlh. BilnHHgham. Al35103. salules Rev. and is pleased to hat L' z c ., l:J c ;g G') m ...... w I l>


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ntertainment M Soul Train Creator aowwowowes1as College Course on Bevonce i Kills Himself More Than 51001 Offered At Rutgers UniversitY m Students at Rutgers Uni-versitY will soon be able to select a course to study the a career arc and impact of one a: of R&B's, and Pop's, most LL popular divas of all time, BeBOW WOW The latest rapper to fall under Uncle Sam's radar is Bow Wow, who reportedly owes $126,086.14 to the feds. yonce. Just over a month after Georgetown University pro fessor Michael Eric Dyson created a sociology course crafted around studying the cultural significance of JayZ, the Brooklyn bomber's wife will also get a course at the New Jersey college with the dJibious title "Politicizing Beyonce." Offered by the university's BEYONCE Department ofWomen's and Gender Studies, doctoral student and lecturer Kevin Allred was clear to distin guish that the title of the course isn't meant to be mis leading, "This isn't a course about Beyonce's political engagement. Don Cornelius -who famously created "Soul Train" was found dead in his Sherman Oaks, CA, Wednes day morning. Police discovered the body around 4 a.m. Cornelius died from a gunshot wound to the head and officials be lieve the wound was self-in flicted. vorce proceedings in 2009, he told an L.A. j)ldge he was suffering from "significant health issues" and wanted to "finalize the divorce before I die." In 2006, Bow Wow, whose actual name is Shad Gregory Moss, owed a Florida tax lien of $91,105.61, which is still unpaid. A new lien was filed in Georgia in 2008 to the tune of $15,279.62. Finally, in 2010, a third lien was added to Bow Wow's debt, totaling $19,700.91. Reportedly, the spend thrift entertainer has a rep for lav ishing himself with costly things that range in the six fig ures. Halle Berrv launches Shoe line c a: LL c z < c UJ w ::::) I-f;: w > w c w :I: UJ :::::i m ::::) a. z j::: w ..J ..J ::::) m ..J w z j::: z w UJ a: 0 ..J LL Cornelius was taken to the hospital where he was pi;onounced dead. "Soul Train" changed the landscape of television when it debuted in 1971 and ran until2oo6. Cornelius was 75 During Don's bitter di-Cornelius was arrested in 2008 for beating up his wife. He pled no contest to misdemeanor domestic vio lence and was placed on 3 years probation. His proba tion just terminated. The divorce was granted in 2010. Sources say the TV icon was plagued with health is sues for years ... including a stroke and a condition that required brain surgery. Tracv Morgan Won't Help Mom Avoid Foreclosure TRACY MORGAN Tracy Morgan, whose estimated worth is about $18 million, refuses to help his estranged mom avoid the foreclosure of her home. Some members of Morgan's family are upset that the "30 Rock" star won t come up with the $25,000 to help his mother avoid fore closure on her Ohio home. Morgan has been esfrom his mother, Alicia Warden, for some time, portraying her unfavor ably in his 2009 book 'I'm the New Black.' Warden, meanwhile, says she hasn't seen her son in person in over a decade. The 43-year-old star has reportedly offered his mom $2,000, to help her stave off foreclosure, despite her cur rently owing $25,000 on her house. Family members have spoken out against the "Sat urday Night Live alum for not providing the entire amount, since it "would be a drop in the bucket for Tracy," according to his younger sister, Asia Morgan,4L She calls her famous brother a "d-bag" and says she's done keeping quiet about Tracy. "Because of the way he s treating our mother, all bets are off," she says. In the midst of her child custody turmoil, Halle Berry continues to handle business, following in the footsteps of supermodel Cindy Crawford by de signing a footwear collection for German chain Deich mann. Titled "5th Avenue by Halle Berry," the collection is set to iaunch across Europe on March 5 and comprises 40 summer styles. The actress emphasized her decision to create an af fordable collection, with prices for footwear starting at $29.99 "The shoes can easily be worn by every woman. They are stylish, yet reasonably priced, that is what my col lection is all about," the Oscar winner explained in a recent release Stand-out pieces in the Halle Berry inspects pieces from her footwear line. line, which will go on sale in 21 European_ countries, in clude peep-toe wedges, strappy sandals and sling backs. Berry's previous busi ness ventures include launching signature scent Halle by Halle Berry in 2009.


rtainment Rapp-er Corv Gunz Arrested RAPPER CORY GUNZ NEW YORK Rappe r, Cory Gunz, real name, Peter Pankey Jr. was arrested after police claim they found him in possession of a loaded gmm handgun in his backpack. Corey Gunz is signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment and had a re ality show on MTV featuring his father, rapper Peter Gunz and Nick Cannon. The rapper, 24, gained mainstream popularity after his guest spot on Lil Wayne's catchy "6 Foot 7 Foot" track released in 2010. Rihanna Spends S160k On Marilvn Monroe Artwork RIHANNAAnd Her MARILYN MONROE PORTRAIT Rihanna is a big fan of iconic sex symbol Marilyn Monroe, so much so that she recently spent over $160,000 on a crystal en crusted portrait of her. According to reports, the pop star commissioned British artist Claire Milner for a portrait of Monroe made of 65,000 Swarovski crystals. The art work took around four months to complete and weighs in at a whopping 182 pounds. "I tried to show the glitter of the public life and then the sadness in Marilyn's eyes," she added. Rihaima has reportedly spent a fortune decorating her Los Angeles home, which features a gun-shaped chan delier and a "reggae room" featuring a tribute painting to another one of her idols -Bob Marley. Abdul Becomes Third To Leave x Factor' PAULA ABDUL Paula Abdul says she's leaving "The X Factor" after one season. Abdul announced her exit Tuesday, on the heels of the departures of "X Factor" judge Nicole Scherzinger and host Steve Jones. Thatleaves Cowell and Antonio "L.A." Reid on the judging panel. There was no immediate word from producers on who might fill the open seats. Abdul said in a statement that she's learned that "busi ness decisions often times override personal considera tions" and that she and Cow ell remain friends. Despite respectable rat ings, ''X Factor" has failed to achieve popularity similar to ''American Idol," which Cowell left to import xFactor" from the U :K. to the u.s. Cash Monev's Babv And Slim Accused Of liabilitv In Sexual Assault lawsuit RONALD 'SLIM' WILLIAMS Bryan "Baby" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams appeared in court earlier this week, facing a lawsuit from an lanta woman who claims she was sexually assaulted in a recording studio bathroom. Nicole Westmoreland alleges she was being given an opportunity to make a business presentation to the Cash Money label, but was instead "exposed to illegal drugs and explicit sexual ac tivity" prior to the incident occurring. The man identified by Westmoreland as the at tacker was Alfred Cleve-ALFRED CLEVELAND ... accused attacker land, an alleged employee of the label at the time. Westmoreland believes that the Williams brothers had to have known that Alfred Cleveland was a dan gerous individual. IIG SUPiliOWL., SUNDAY. FEBRUA --_-----. : c 'ome r&n1'pa -_-Urban Multi-E ntertainme -,, '. ._'' .. .,. -'-For Reservations Or VIP Seating Contact CJ @ 813.458.1768 For Party Reservations Please Contact -@ 813.850.1519 Or Darlene@ 813.375.0043 ., r 0 c )> -en m z :::! z m r Ill c: r r m :::! z "tt c: Ill r Cii ::1: m c m -4 c: m CJ) c )> z c ., :::D c C> m


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MR. CURTIS CRAPPS Homegoing services for Mr. Curtis C. Crapps of Tampa, who passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2012, will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Aikens Funeral Home, 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., with Elder Jeremiah Dudley, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Crapps was born on January 31, 1935, in Shellman, Georgia. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and boating. He was preceded in death by: his sister, Gertrude Crowley; and son, Curtis J. Crapps. He leaves to cherish his memories with: daughter, Terrie Y. Crecy; son-in-law, Carl Crecy, I; grandchildren, Chrishonna Gainey, Carl Crecy, II, Terika Crecy and Terry L. Crecy; great grandchildren, Integra Gainey, Naiya Crecy, Legend Gainey, Makhaia Daniels, Ta' Nasia Daniels, Zhamariah Crecy, Carl E. Crecy, III and Londen Carson; sister, Susie Mae Crapps; nieces, .Sara McCoy and Ethel Henry; and a host of other relatives and friends. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. Fanilly and friends are asked to meet atthe chapel on Saturday for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME IN MEMORIAM ELEANOR BEAUFORD We miss you, Mom. If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane, we'd walk right up to heaven and bring you back home to us. Mom, I wish you were here to comfort us, but I have to ask God to give us the strength everyday to help u s through bad times. Again, we miss you tomorrow and always. Love: your children, James, III, Joy "Temika," and Marcus; grandchildren, Dedarallo, Miles, Journei and Xandra; and the family. I MR. LEON HAYES, JR. / Homegoing services for Mr. Leon Hayes, Jr. of Tampa, who passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2012, will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at 2 p. m. at Northside Missionary Baptist Church, 5706 N. 40th Street, with Rev. Ricardo Robinson, pastor, officiating, and with Rev. Ray Johnson, Jr., pastor of The Church of God -The Bible Way, Lakeland, FL, eulogist. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery. Leon Hayes was born on January 2, 1950, in Minter, Alabama, to the late Mr. Leon, Sr. and Louise Hayes. He attended schools in Alabama and graduated in 1968 from Tipton High School. He then moved to Tampa, and was employed by Florida Steel as a supervisor for 26 years and retired in 1996. He also worked as a supervisor for Vertalite and One Nation Technology. He met and married love ofhis life, Mrs. Patricia CoonceBayes in 1975 They raised a lov ing and devoted daughter, Natasha Coonce. Loving memories will be cherished by: his wife, Patricia; daughter, Natasha and fiance, Gerald; grandchildren, Dominique Teed and Tia Settles; great granddaughter, Sha' Myia Brown; loving mother-in-law, Rosa Lee Sails; father-in-law, Josh Coonce and wife, Lessie; sister-in-law, Joyce Williams and husband, Ron; brothers-inlaw, Reginald Coonce and wife, Bridgett, Eddie Williams and wife, Regina, Mark Williams, Tim Williams and wife, Lesia, Jeffrey Coonce, and Jim Felton and wife, Catherine; loving aunts, Rosie Mae Reeves, Stella Junius, Louise Franklin and Asleen Griffin; loving uncles, Edward Johnson, Sr. and wife, Lillie Mae, John Moultrie, Sr. and wife, Shirley, Gilbert Blackman, Oliver Blackman and Willie Bell Adams; special family members, Wallace Peasant, James Davis .(Sonny), Michael Coonce, Roderick Coonce and wife, Sylvia, and Carla L. Coonce-Levy and husband, Jack; goddaughter, Elaine Sails; and a host of other sorrowing aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbors, and friends. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, February 3, 2012, from s-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MR.IVAMINOR A memorial celebration for Mr. Iva Minor of Tampa, who passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2012, will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at 1 p. m. at Grace Mary Missionary Baptist Church, 3901 N. 37th Street, Rev. Thomas J. Reed, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery. Iva Minor was born September 1, 1939, in Greenville, FL. He moved to Tampa when he was a small child. Mr. Minor was educated in Hillsborough. County Schools, graduating from Middleton Senior High School, class of1957. He served his country in the U.S. Marines as a Lance Corporal and was honorably discharged in 1961. He was the first African American to become a Supervisor Foreman with the City of Tampa, Sanitation Department. Iva enjoyed in his early years golf, fishing and watching football games. He also enjoyed barbequing for his family and friends and loved to travel. Iva was preceded in death by: his parents, James and Thelma Minor; son, Irvin Miller; grandson, Saadiq R. Minor; siblings, Annie Mae, George, Malachi and Joe Minor and Rosa Lee Monroe. He leaves to cherish fond and loving memories: 4 daughters, Yolanda Minor McCrimmon (Larry), Minister Colette Minor Avant (George), Fern Minor Dorsey (Robert), and Iris Minor Hayes (Nathan); stepdaughters, Vanessa Toombs Mitchell, Monique Minor Andrews (Andra), and Marsha McCallister; 21 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; a very devoted companion, Loretta Gilbert; 3 sisters, Dorothy Goins (Charles), Catherine Harvey (Lee), and Thelma Billings (Eddie); brother, Willie James Minor (Eva); brother-in-law, George Monroe; and a host of sorrowing devoted nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, including, Lillie Toombs Minor (mother of his children), Marie Curry and children, Ricky Relford (Lisa) and children and Gary Mitchell; a devoted special lifetime friend, Fannie Hicks and family; close friends of many years, Alford Watson and John Lowman. The request by the family is casual attire for the service. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church for the memorial celebration. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME S S FUNERAL cru -PRICEs JOliN HARMON LFD.813 626 JAMES HARMON LFD 5002 N. 40th Street Tampa, Florida 33610 MRS. ANNIE LOIS NASH A celebration of life will be held for Mrs. Annie Lois Nash of Wimauma, FL, who passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012, and took a flight to her heavenly home having secured her advance reservation through her personal relationship' with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The service will be held on Saturd,ay, February 4, 2012, at 1 p. m. at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Rev. Tony Young, officiating. Interment will be in Orange Hill Cemetery. Annie Lois Nash was born on February 4, 1924, in Philadelphia, Mississippi, to Bertha and Newton Nash. In 1943, she married Marvin Nash and to that union they had five children: one girl and four boys. She was a member of the Cloud of Glory Church of God in Christ in Tampa, 'where she attended until her health declined. Annie loved to crochet and quilt and provided gifts of such to many family members and friends. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Marvin Nash; and her oldest son, Arthur Nash. Annie Lois Nash leaves to cherish her memory: 4 children, Ellistine Kyle of Portland, Oregon, Eddie, Gerald and Glen Nash of Tampa; 8 grandchildren, Jamahl, Karesha, Darrell, Arthur, Timothy, Sheilla, Talisba and Denise; several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. The viewing will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012, from 9 a. m. to 12 p. m. Family and friends are asked to meet at the for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MR. LEROY SMITH, SR. Homegoing services for Mr. Leroy Smith, of Tampa, who passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2012, will be held on Saturday,February4,2012,at2 p. m. at Friendly Missionary Baptist Church, 1901 Central Avenue, with Rev. Johnnie .Miller, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery. Mr. Leroy Smith was born July 4, 1921, in Tampa. He attended Hillsborough County Schools. Leroy served 3 years in the armed forces and retired from the City of Tampa after 20 years. He worked for Childlow Bakery for many years Leroy was preceded in death by: his mother, Daisy Holloman; sister, Laverna Oliver; sons, Patrick Smith and Forrest Gilmore; and daughter, Patricia Small. N 0 ....... N ., I'"" 0 :::D c )> en m z He leaves to cherish fond and :::! loving memories: wife, Maxine z Smith; children, Anthony and m wife, Sharon, Kenneth Smith, I'"" Marvin Smith, Christopher Ill Smith, Mary Archie and bus-C band, Henry, Jacqueline Gilmore and Billy, and Leroy m Smith, Jr. of New York; 28 :::! grandchildren, 55 great grand-Z children and 5 great-great "'tJ grandchildren; niece The-C olanda Smith; nephew, Ill Theodore Smith and wife, C Linda; friend, Charles Gant; en and a host of other relatives and :::r:: friends. m c The viewing will be held at m Aikens Funeral Home on Fri-< day, February 3, 2012, from 5-8 m p.m. :::D The family and friends are -< asked to meet at the church on -i Saturday, February 4, 2012. C AIKENS FUNERAL HOME rn c )> z c ., :::D c


Homegoing services for Mr. Charles Thomas, Jr., of who passed away on lo:tanirutav, January 21,2012, will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at 12 noon at New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2511 E. Columbus Drive, Minister Ronald Thomas, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Colen Charles Thomas, Jr. was born on Apri114, 1962, in Tampa, to Margarette c Thomas and the late Colen -Charles Thomas, Sr. He atff tended St. Peter Claver Catholic School, Mary Help of Christians Catholic School and later re<( ceived a G.E.D. > Mr. Thomas was employed <( West Tampa Boys & Girls C Club, Marriott Hotel (Westen shore) and lastly as a telemarw keter in Clearwater, FL. He was preceded in death his father; Colen Charles iJ: lllllOJnas Sr.; brother, Colen D. W grandnllothers, Pan> chita Valdez and Sadie Mae W Thomas; and uncle, Leon C Sr. W to cherish his ln:leiJnoJnes: mother, Margarette 1 Tampa; two brothers, _. ICVI"111m Thomas (Carolyn); and Thomas; three sisters, D.. Reddick, Brenda Holley "'" ...... Glennette Paris; Z nephews, Michael Danzey, i= (Kimberly), Mario Paris, W Omari Grooms, Cyrum Thomas, :I Jr. and Landez Thomas; three :J nieces, Atalaya Holley, Bridal gette Canty (Jermaine), and Tel-l salla Thomas; uncle, Joe W Cherry, St. Petersburg, FL; Z aunt, Charlye Mae Thomas; i= cousins, Merritt Simmons, Dez lores Wingfield, Helen Marie W Simmons, Lawanna Pressleycn James, Ondria Bryant (John), <( Anthony Pressley, Demetrius C Pressley, Rev. Byron Pressley ct (Wendy), Donahue Pressley, 0 Leon Thomas, Ill (Yushondia), _.. Randall Thomas (Carolyn), I.L. Daphne Thomas, Leeshawn Thomas, Sadie Cherry and Aunterrio Cherry; godsisters, Nickki Smith and Lena Joel; and a .host of cousins, relatives and friends. The viewing will be held at Mt. Zion Missionary HapChurch, 2511 E. Columbus Drive on Friday, February 3, 2012, from 5-7 p. m. and from 10 a. m. until service time. Family and friends are to meet at the church at a. m. for the service on MS. SHARON DENISE EVERETI-GOGGINS A celebration 'oflife for Ms. Sharon Denise Everett-Goggins, who demised Wednesday, Janmiry 25, 2012, will be held Saturday morning, February 4, 2012, at 11 a. m. from St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 2504 Chipco Avenue, with the Rev. Dr. Bartholomew Banks, pastor. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery. Ms. Sharon Denise EverettGoggins was born on July 5, 1960, in Tampa, to Mrs. Frances Everett and the late Mr. Horace Everett. She attended the public schools of Hillsborough County. Sharon enjoyed laughing, talking and having gatherings with her family. She was preceded in death by: her father, Horace Everett; grandparents, Essie Mae Hiley, and Will and Mae Everett; niece and nephew, Katrina Everett and Quintin Everett; and mother-in-law, Evelyn Goggins. She leaves to cherish her memories with: 2 sons, Ashley Goggins and Alton Goggins, Jr.; their father, Alton Goggins, Sr.; her mother, Frances Everett; 4 sisters, Judy Rijssen, Darrcal (Lowell) Cox, Linda Neves and Felicia Everett; 4 brothers, Horace Everett, Jr., Gregory Everett, Shawn William s and Carlton Everett; 5 grandchildren, Chynna, Ashley, Deandria, Ashton and Alton, III; 3 aunts, Annette Tucker, Wincie Fulton and Ophelia Jennings; a host of nieces and nephews, Corey (Keisha) Harris, Monty Bostick, Jr., Remi Everett, Arthur (Sylvia) Young, Jr. Shawn Williams, Jr., Marcus Bullock, Kalvinisha, Kalvina, Kiara, Monique and Shawnetta; special friend, Everett Simpson; a host of other relatives and friends, among whom are, Bridgette, a.k.a., Big B, Tan11my, felicia, Anllllie Dozier, Lisa, Rick, Pam, Gene Dixon and family, the Young family, Savannah, the Bristol family, the Jones family, the Coleyfanilly, and the Simmons family; and a host of other relatives and friends. The viewing for Ms. Sharon Denise Everett-Goggins will be held on Friday, February 3, 2012, from 6-8 p. m. at Everett -Derr & Anderson Funeral Home, 5117 N. 22nd Street. THERE WILL BE' NO VIEWING AFTER THE EULOGY ON SATURDAY. The funeral cortege will leave from 2903 Sanchez Street on .Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. EVERETT-DERR & ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME MRS. DEBORAH JEAN MCNAIR CALHOUN 'SISSY' Mrs. Deborah Jean McNair Calhonn ("Sissy") of 1121 West Nassau Street, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2012. Fnneral services will be conducted Saturday, February 4, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 North Howard Avenue, with Elder Allen Bell, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Mrs. Deborah Calhonn was a native of Tampa and a resident for 58 years. She attended Blake Senior High School and was a graduate with the class of 1971. She was a member of Pentecostal Church of God nnder Apostle W. J. Peterson. Mrs. Calhoun was em. ployed as a Head Start teacher at the 30th Street and Henry Avenue location. She was preceded in death by: her grandfather, Willie Smith; grandmother, Henrietta Smith; and father, Elder Joe Nathan McNair. She leaves to cherish her memory: her husband, Marvin Calhonn; loving and devoted daughter, Tarsha Valdez; loving granddaughter, Tarshanna Blanks; loving and devoted mother, Ruth McNair; 2 devoted sisters, Ann Walters and her companion, Willie Clark, and Linda Hernandez and her fiance, John Shuler; nieces, Sherry Waters, Shannon Gudes, Brittany Waters, Brittany sanders, Zemia Gutierrez and her mother Tanya George, Amber Swinson, Nevaeh Osborn and Alelia Swinson; nephews, Keith Waters and wife, Stacy, Jordan Waters, Jeron Waters and Devonti Gutierrez; annts, Mercedes Dixoit1 Mildred Dixon, Lonme Hearns, Sara Holley and Gillie McNair; uncles, Willie James McNair and wife, Marian, and Orlando Williams and wife, Rosa Marie; cousins, Dr. Clarence McNair and wife, Janice, Tommie Curtis and wife,. Cora, Leroy Long, Michael Long, Sonia Long, Cheryl Long and many others; adopted sisters, Patricia Ferrell Hunter, Audrey McDonald, and Deloris McGee and husband, Alphonso; special friends, Mickey, Darlene, Shirley, Casino Seekers; and a host of other loving relatives, friends and parents and co-workers of Head Start. The remains will repose from 6-7 p. m., Friday, February 3, 2012, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com. Ms. Helen Denise James of Tampa, passed away Friday, January 27, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 4, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 2002 North Rome Avenue, with PaStor C. 'f. Kirkland, of. ficiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Born July 12, 1954, t9 Andrew and Fannie James in Tampa, IJelen Denise James was the 13th child and the 6th girl of 14 siblings. Helen was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County, beginning school at Dunbar and Just and completing her education with the Class of 1972 at Blake High School. She was preceded in death -by: her husband, Isaiah Jones, Sr.; parents, Andrew and Fannie James; 3 brothers, Willie B., Robert Lee and Andrew; and a sister, Dorothy Lee. She leaves to cherish ii.! memory: her children, Katrease (Thaddeus), Kendrick (Mischa), Natoya and Hershel; 20 grandchildren, Robert, Davarias, JaQuae (Maurice), Tavarius, Saterria, Devonte, Marlon, Shaniyah, Samaria, Savanah, Se' a:n, Kiona, Kiosha, Jandi, Zerric, Malik, DeKayla, Kendrick, Devon and Messiah; 2 great grandchildren, Jayce and Antonio; 4 brothers, Wilson, Melvin, Talmadge and Nathaniel; 5 sisters, Betty, Nettie Faye, Juanita, Margie and Cassandra; godmother, Martha Lewis; godsisters, Denise and Cheryl; godson, Calvin Mann; sistersin-law, Mary James and Pearl James, Yvette, Yvonne and Naomi; friends, Linda, Rotonda, Lemuel, Billie, Mildred, Krysta, Krystal, Carolyn, Carol, Mark, Latanya Paris and Ayeshia Burney; Blake High School class of 1972; LifePath Hospice (Pink Team)> and a host of sorrowing friends, nieces, and nephews. The remains will repose after 5 p.m., Friday, February 3, 2012, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entruste4 to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralliome.com. BROTHE. R MYRON JOHN COX A homegoing celebration for Brother Myron John .Cox of 11420 Walker Road, Thonotosassa, FL, who passed away Saturday, January 28, 2012, will be lield Saturday, February 4, 2012, at 2 p. m. at Bay Area Church of Christ, 3905 Orange Street, Mango, FL, 33550, with the Pastor Gary Lambrech, officiating. Interment will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens in Thonotosassa, FL. Mr. Myron Coxwas born on January 30, 1934, in Poughkeepsie, New York, to the late John and Adriano Savoy Cox. He attended the public schools of Dutch County, NY. A long time resident of Tampa, he was educated in the Hillsborough County Public Schools He was employed with the Tampa Tribune for 46 years, the University of South Florida for 20 years and was a licensed Automobile broker for over 2l) years. Myron passed away peacefully on a bright, clear, sunny day, surrounded by God's light and the love of his life-his family, at the Melech Hospice House of Temple Terrace. A great man of God with ; a huge heart, Myron leaves celebrating his precious memories: a devoted wife, Alta of 35 years; 7 children, Terrell Cox (Christina), Rozalyn CoxBergman, Dino Cox (Paula), Aaron Cox, Sr., Martin Cox (Lisa), Derwin Cox (Toccara), and Athena Cox (Joe); 25 grandchildren and 9 great grands; a host of young adults from the "Adopt-a-Student" program in the University of South Florida community. The remains will repose from 5-9 p. m. and the fanilly will receive friends from 5-6 p. m., today (Friday, February 3, 2012) at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, 33605. The funeral cortege will arrange from 11420 Walker Rd., Thonotosassa, FL. Friends are asked to assemble at the Bay Area Church of Christ, 3905 Orange Street, Mango, FL, 33550, at approximately 1:30 p. m., Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-fimeralhome.cbm BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM JOE LEGGETT 2/2/1947-8/11/2011 Happy birthday to my friend, my love, and my husband. Joe, there is no greater love than the one I hold for you. Baby, I miss you so much, there's not a day that goes by that I am not thinking of you. Love, your wife, Louise; sons, grandkids and great grandkids.


"TT ::D "TT MR. JOE HENRY DREW, JR. Homegoing celebration for Mr. Joe Henry Drew, Jr. of Tampa, will be held Saturday, February 4, 2012, at a. m. at Peace Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 2607 E. 24th Avenue, Tampa, 33605, with the Pastor, Reverend Albert Gallmoo, Jr., officiating; Elder Billy Dawkins, St. Luke Baptist Church, Plant City, FL, eulogist. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery Joe Henry Drew, Jr. was born in Monticello, FL, on September 23, 1936, to Joe Henry, Sr., and Selena Drew. He was united in matrimony to Ms. Viola Corbett. He was educated in the public school system of Hillsborough County. Mr. Drew retired from Hillsborough County School System after 27 years of dedicated service. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior while attending the Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by: his loving parents, Joe Henry Drew, Sr. and Selena Drew; son, Frimkie Drew; daughter, Kim Drew; and sisters, Bessie Drew (Detroit, MI), and Helen Martin (Tampa, FL). On Monday, J .anuary 23, 2012, the Lord walked through His beautiful garden which He planted and found a flower in full bloom and plucked it for His glory to be with Him forever, for God hath made everything beautiful in His garden. He leaves to cherish beautiful and fond memories of him: a loving and devoted wife, Viola Drew; 3 sons, Horace Drew, Darryl Drew and wife, Anita (Gainesville, FL), and Keith Drew and wife, Stacey (Albany, NY); 3 stepsons, Clifford Gay, Jonathan Gay and Zachary Hunter, all of Tampa; 15 grandchildren, Donteye Drew, Kim Drew, Angel Drew, Tyji Drew, Tamika Goodson, Dominique Moore, Lance Drew, Twanda Robison, Camille Drew, Catrina Drew, Diammond Drew, Kierce Drew, Keith Drew, Jr., Unique Drew and Kyson Drew; 5 brothers, Lee Drew, David Drew, Willie Drew and Herbert Drew, all of Tampa, FL, and Herman Drew and wife, Theresa (Detroit, MI); 4 sisters, Tina Ross and husband, Willie, Melva Ford and Betty Jackson, all of Tampa, FL, and Barbara Jacobs and husband, Dessie (Merritt Island, FL); a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; daughter-in-law, Emma Drew; sistersin-law, Fronie Yates and husband, Timothy, and Laverne Olaogun and husband, Yomi; brother-in-law, Robert Corbett and wife, Marilyn; specials friends,. Deacon Walter Cobb, Oscar Smith, Jim Brazwell, Mr. Roosevelt, Pop Samson, Walter Jakes, Mr. Raymond, Mr. Reggie, Mr. Harry, Mr. Bruce, Mr. Gene and Mr. Ernest; and other relatives and friends. There will be a viewing from 5-9 p. m. and the family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m., Friday,February3,2012,atWilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, 33605. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 10:45 a.m., Saturday for the service. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralhome.com ELDER GERTRUDE MORELAND Temple of the Apostle Church family. HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALMA SIMMONS (a.k.a., NOONIE) 01/24/30 -10/26/07 Mother, it's been 4 years since you left us. Our lives have not been the same. We will treasure our memories of you forever. Children, grands and family. We love you. CORA E. WILLIAMS August 16, 1917-February 6, 2011 A page in our book of memories is gently turned today, remembering you, Aunt Cora, on this and every day. How did it feel dear servant, while basking in the sun, to hear the Father say to you -"Well done dear soldier, well done." Your family. BIRTHDAY HJ ::D c: )> ::D -< ELDER JOSEPH JEFFERSON, JR. 2-5-59 A life well lived is a legacy of joy, pride and pleasure, a loving lasting memory our grateful hearts will treasure. Love, mother, Martha Thompson and family. IN MEMORIAM REGINALD 'MARTY' BRYANT Marty, it's been 15 -years since you went to your eternal home. You are truly loved and missed by your family. The McMillan, Bryant and Parker family. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVID PORTER, SR. In remembrance of our dad and husband, who passed away 4/1/11. He would have been 90 years old on Feb. 5th, born in 1922. We love you, Dad. Wife, children and the entire family. CLARENCE P. WILSON, SR. Ten years have passed since you slipped away from us, early that morning on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3, 2002. -We think of you with love today, but that is nothing new. We thought of you yesterday and the day before. that, too. Fond memories of you will never go away.You are unforgettable! Always: your wife, Curtiss; children and grandchildren;_ family members, friends and colleagues, -including the Wilson Funeral Homestaff. -FUNERAL IIOME 3000 N 29th St. Tampa, FL 33605 (800) 605-3350. (813) 248-6125 www.wilson-funeralhome.com Wayne L Bright Manager 1\) 0 ..... 1\).


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Crime Man Charged With Sexuallv Assaulting 15-Year-Oid Girl ANfHONYSTORR WINTER HAVEN Winter Haven Police reported that a 30-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 1s-year-old girl, and then held her against her will. On January 30th, the parent of the victim reported her as a runaway when it was discovered she was not at home that morning. Based on information received through their inves tigation, officers went to the home of Anthony Storr, where the victim was found. She reportedly told the offi., cers Storr forced himself on her, and prevented her from leaving. Storr was arrested and jailed on charges of sexual battery, lewd and lascivious battery, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and false imprisonment. Arrests Made In Homicide GRACIA ROSIUS Murder Victim LAKELAND -On February 1st at !:31 a. m., Lakeland Police officers heard gunshots in the area of Bassadena Circle West, followed by a witness who reported seeing a vehicle leaving the area. Officers were able to find the gunshot victim, Gracia Rosins, 29, lying in the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect vehicle was located in the area and stopped. The suspects, Antonio McClain, 29, and Vartius Montgomery, 27, were in the car, along with a firearm. McClain and Montgomery were arrested and V ARTIUS MONTGOMERY Murder Suspect charged with murder v.'ith a firearm, armed robbery with a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police said the motive for the shooting was robbery. UNCLE SANDY ... There are smiles 2, 5, 9, 11 that make us happy 14, 18, 21, 24 and there are smiles 28, 30, 33, 36 that make us blue 39, 41, 45, 48. c Trial Begins For Man Accused Of Killing Brother And His Friend m tD :0 c: ):> :0 -< (1.) DERRICK CULLINS ... Charged with two counts of second degree murder On Tuesday, a jury listened to opening statements in the murder trial of a Tampa man. He is accused of killing his brother and his brother's friend in April 2009. Derrick Cullins, 31, has been held at the Hillsborough County Jail without bond since April 11, 2009. He is accused of killing his brother, 21-year old Carl Walters, and his brother's friend, 20-year-old Ryan Darkins Davis. Neither man had been seen Ryan Darkins Davis, teft, is shown with his friend, Carl Walters. Walter's body was found in a wooded area April 9, 2009, and Davis' skeletal remains found in February 2010. r since Aprils, 2009, A passer-by found Walter's nude body in a wooded area in Plant City on April 7th. He had been stabbed 18 times. The skele-tal remains of Davis were found in a wooded area in February 2010. The Cullins and his brother, Carl, shared a home on Crenshaw that Tampa Police said was the scene of the crime. Blood was r -eported found throughout the house, the carpet was missing, and there was evidence that a violent confrontation had taken place; police said. Cullins also had a bite mark on his chest. l-ie was charged with his brother's murder at the time of his arrest. However, he was not charged with Davis' murder until March 3, 2010, after his remains were found. 0 :0 c ):> en m z :::! z m l tD c: r rm :::! z The trial is expected to last about 3 weeks. Judge tD Emmett Battles is presid-ing. :::t: m c m < After Man Dies Helping Carjacking Victim, Cops Uelease His Rap Sheet. c NEW ORLEANS As Mike Ainsworth walked his two sons to a school bus stop, he heard a woman being carjacked scream and ran to help. The woman was not hurt, police said; but the Good Samaritan was shot to death by a suspect who fled. When police gave out the d etails of Ainsworth's killing, they also announced h e had been arrested for drugs and other non-violent crimes, k ee ping with a yea r old policy in which criminal r ecords for s lain victims a r e released sometimes before they 've been publicly id e nti fied. New Orleans poli ce say revealing a victim's rap sheet lets the public know that much of the violence is happening between people with similar criminal backgrounds. WARREN DAWSON 221-1800 1467 Tampa Park Plaza @ Nebraska Ave. & scon St. The hinng of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements Before you dec1de, ask us to send you FREE wntten information about qualifications and expenence! ):> z c :0 c


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50th Wedding Anniversarv Drs. S. David and Miriam Stamps celebrated their soth Wedding Anniversary recently at a local restaurant. Family and friends joined them for the momentous occasion. {Photography by BRUNSON) The soth Anniversary honorees, Mr. and Mrs. David (Miriam) Stamps, Jr. with their children, Monique and Atty. S. M. David Stamps, III. The Honorable Judge Charles and Mrs. Belinda Wilson joined the Stamps family for their soth anniversary celebration. Mr. and Mrs. Dayle (Patsy) Greene attended the celebration at Brios. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry (Ruth) Bell were among the guests. Dr. Miriam Stamps with Marjorie Carter and Shirley Davis. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph (Frances) Sykes enjoyed the celebration. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce (Terry) Taylor were in attendance. Dr. and Mrs. Anand (Purnima) Kumar were among the guests. Mr. and Mrs. Jim (Wendy) Jennings enjoyed the evening. Dr. and Mrs. Paul (Jill) Solomon celebrated the evening with Drs. David and Miriam Stamps. Dr. Miriam Stamps, center, is shown with Sandra Avilez and Senobia Rodriguez. Atty. And Mrs. Fred (Marlina) McClure attended the 50th wedding anniversary celebration of Mr. and Mrs. David Stamps. Mr. and Mrs. Jetie B. (Ozepher) Wilds at the anniversary celebration. Dr. Gene Ward and his wife, Dr. Denise Averanga. These guests included: Jerry Large, Joe McGuire, Pat and Ron Beck, Shirley McGuire and Jack Toohey.


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5irthdaH Greetings I Unconditionallove MS. CONEATHIA And CLINT Birthday wishes go out to Ms. Cha, my soul mate, lover, best friend, my lady. Love, your man, Clint. Someone Fun Is Turnin One KE'ANDRE RODRIGUEZ Happy 1st birthday, Ke'Andre, b.k.a., KeDro. Special wishes from: mom, Kesha; sister, Deyondra; brother, Reshey; godmom, Ms Nikki; and the rest of your family and friends. We like To PariV' MYKO And MS. CHA Happy birthday to the greatest sister in the world. From, your big sis, Myko. CHA,MIKE AndMYKO "Don't nothing get old, but your shoes and clothes. CHA, LIL BOSS And BOSS Birthday wishes go out to my mom, whom I love dear ly. I miss you so much. Have a blessed day. Your baby boy, Boss!! 38And Still Got It! MS.CHA Birthday wishes go out to our lovely mother, Coneathia. Coming from your sons, Lil Wes, Dhari and Wendell. Keep up the good work. We love you! LAWRENCE HOLTON, JR. February2 Best wishes to you on your birthday. We can't wait until you come home. Happy Binhdav JANICE And CHARLIE (SUGE) HARRIS Janice Harris celebrated her birthday on February 2, 2012. "TT Thank God for allowing me another year to live and to gain 5 wisdom. :!:! A getaway and Super Bowl 'bash' are planned. c Also, birthday wishes go out to my sister, Pamela Waters. l> Blessings. z r-----H-8-PP-V -Bi-nh_d_av----.1 i CALVIN And ROSILYN ROBERTS Happy birthday, Calvin. Love you, baby. From, your wife, Rosilyn. Trulv Blessed EUGENE WILLIAMS 1-27 c: rrm ::! z "'D c: m r-cn :::z:: m c Welcome home, son. We love you so much. You are a wit ness to the fact that "you can't hold a good man down." Enjoy 'jZ yourday. Brisco, Mama Yoli, your daughters and Grandma Mary. m


About You c I'm Trulv Blessed! JOHNEATHER February6 MS. SHAY God has blessed me to see another year. Without God's g: unconditional love for me, I wouldn't be able to make it. With LL God for me, who can be against me! I give Him the praise on my birthday! c:r: Johneather. C/) w = 1-Happy Anniversarv a: JIMMY And ANN WHITE Jimmy and Ann White celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary on I/31. May God's blessings continue, for His way is perfect. 1949 W. Morfin -.,. .r:" 20o/o"'Off For First Time Customers : Saunders librarv Foundation Welcomes Members Ward Friszolowski, fifth from left, presented a donation of $soo.oo to the Robert W. Saunders Library Foundation from Harvard Jolly Architecture firm, January 21 at the RWS quarterly meeting. Receiving the check is Fred Hearns, RWS Foundation president. The donation will assist the group with its BTW Spelling Bee in April 2012. Foundation members shown are: left to right, Treasurer, David Iloanya, Brandy Langley, Membership Chair Ann Porter, Recording Secretary Mary James, Friszolowski, Hearns, Lou Henry Davis, Julie Hartman, Corresponding Secretary Myrna Shuman and Abney Henderson. Not shown are Vice President Dr. Aaron Smith, Hon. Les Miller, Dr. John Hartman, Atty. Barbara Twine-Thomas, Carl and Beatrice Crowell, CPA Howard McKnight, Atty. Ron Weaver and Ernestine Wynn. For information on the foundation visit rwsaundersfound.com, e-mail tbearns@netzero.net or call (813) 991-7981. Deadline Februarv 3rd: Chamber Accepting Nominations For First Annual Women Of Influence Award Winner to Be Honored at Annual Luncheon on April25 The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the First Annual Woman of Influence Award. All nominations must be submitted to the Chamber by Friday, February 3 The Woman of Influence Award recognizes a woman whose leadership has made a positive impact in Hillsborough County. It pays tribute to an individual who exemplifies outstanding professional values; demonstrates the ability to go above and beyond the normal expectations of a leader; and serves as an inspiration to the community. Winners will be announced at the Chamber's annual Women of Influence Luncheon on April 25, 2012 at the A La Carte Event Pavilion. Nomination forms can be found online at http: //www.tampachamber.com/. Submissions can be emailed to Charise Strandberg at cstrandberg@tampachamber.com or faxed to 813.223.7899. Questions can be directed to Charise at 813.276.9402. For more information on the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, please visit http: 1/www. tampachamber.com/. N. 34th Street ,_...__


:!! trying to live according to the Gives Women A Second Chance works Are Not Enough There are many people who believe that they must do good to be saved One of the responses to 'why not get saved' is, 'I am not liVing right.' If the truth be told, if living right was a prerequisite for getting saved, there would not be that many saved peo ple! We do not do good works to be saved ; rather we do good works, because we are saved The letter to the churches in Galatians 2:15-21 serves as the scripture for this week s lesson. There are' some who believe that following the law is the way to salvation. This letter corrects that misunder standing and sheds light on the truth about salvation. The tension in this era is between the Jews and the Gentiles. There are some who believed that if the Gentiles are going to become members of the body of Christ, they needed to be circumcised. This circumcision is in accor dance to the law This is what Paul clarifies. Being justified is not about the law but about faith in Christ Jesus (vs. 16). The people of God are justified by their faith in Jesus. As a per son accepts Christ and be lieves in Christ they will follow and obey the law. Paul explains to the Jews who believe that if a person is saved by faith then they do not have to follow, that such a belief is not the case. Because a person is saved or justified by faith does not mean that the law does not apply or that Christ condones sinful behav ior. Paul writes in verse 18 that if he rebuilds what he has de stroyed, then it proves that he is a lawbreaker. The point he tries to make to the people is that, it does not make sense to go backwards. God has shown you a perfect way to live a life of righteousness and there is no reason to go back. Paul had an amazing reve lation about the law. He con cludes that when he tried to BROWN MEMORIAL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2313 E. 27th AVE. (813) 248-5690 (813) 241-6902 WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE Sunday School ...... 9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Worship .... 11 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship .... 7:30P.M. Morning Prayer (Tuesday-Friday) .. .. 9 A .M. Wednesday Night Worship ..... 7:30P.M.-L---'-"--L::L....;.:.;_.....;;._; BISHOP MAnHEW WILLIAMS Pastor "A Church Wilen The Love Of God Flows And The Holy Ghost Is In Full Control." law, but for God (vs. 19). There are many people trying to live according to laws and religious doctrine but keep falling short. The em phasis must not be on keeping some law or doctrine, but to live according to the word of God. Paul declares that he has been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer him who lives, but Christ who lives in him. Further, the life he lives in the body, he lives by faith in the Son of God, who loved him and gave His life for him (vs. 20). Every believer must share this conclusion. When we are saved and baptized we share in the crucifixion of Christ. Therefore, that old person and that old way of living die, too. Since we have died we must now live a new life. The life to be lived is a life of faith in Christ. The purpose of Christ's coming was to do what the law could not do: save your soul. If the law could save you, then Christ died for nothing (vs. 21). This proves that a person is .not righteous be cause of works of the law. Christ died because your works were not enough to save you! NEW MT. ZION M. B. CHURCH, INC. 2511 E. Columbus Dr. (813) 2488101 or (813) 247-3899 REV. WALTER J. WIU.IAMS Pastor Early M>ming Worship 7 :55-A.M. Sunday Morning Worship 9 :30A.M. Morning Worship.-10:55 A.M. Wed. Family Night 7 P.M. For Transportation Call (813) 486-7890 Dea. Kelvin DeCoursey Chairman, Deacons' Minis BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Mrs. Margaret Palmer spent years working as a volunteer counselor for incar cerated women. During that period, Mrs. Palmer no ticed a lot of the women were changing their lives, but she also noticed that some, shortly after their release, were finding their way back to jail. That's when she de cided to do something to re verse that trend. Almost 12 years ago, Mrs. Palmer founded the Hills borough House Of Hope (HHH), a place women could go to successfully reenter the community. HHH Program Manager, Linda Walker, said she feels the passion of Mrs. Palmer, and last year, they started the first "Spring Fling" event "The Spring Fling event is a fashion show and luncheon, but even more importantly, it serves as an outlet for women to show off their skills as fashion models, hair design ers, and makeup artists. "In our Christian Residen tial Program, three women are under the supervision of FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLLEGE HILL 3838 N. 29th St. Tampa FL 33610 (813) 248-6600 REV. EVAN BURROWS SENIOR PASTOR Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. YPWW -6:00 P.M Evening Worship 7 :00P. M TUESDAY & FRIDAY Evening Service 7 :00P.M a house manager and program man ager. They live and learn in a program that can be LINDA tailored to WALKER each resident. Each woman has her own room and helps with the cleaning and meal prepara tion. They share their dreams and hopes with each other in Bible study, devotions and chats on the porch." Ms. Walker said the idea of the "Spring Fling" was not just to showcase the women, but also to reach out to the community so everyone will know what l:l.appens at HHH. This year's event will be hosted by Gayle Sierens, and will be held March 20th at b the Tampa Yacht and Coun:!! try Club from 12-2 p: m. "This event is something en the women look forward to, m because it gives them the chance to shine, arid let their z family and community mem. bers know how well they've m progressed, and how they ve C: turned their lives around," J= said Ms. Walker. m NEW FRIENDSHIP M.B. CHURCH 3107 E. lake Ave.* 248-4127 u111aw::...,. Pastor Weekly Activities Sunday Church School 9 :30A.M Morning Worship 10:45 A M B ible Class 4 :30P.M Evening Worship 5 P.M Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 P M Bible Study 7 :30 P ::! z ""0 c: m r-(j) ::J: m c m < m -f c: m en c )> z c :!! c C) m U1 I m


< :::::1 a: Street Festival Draws Hundreds f5 The slightly chilly, sun-shiny weather enticed hundreds to u.. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park for the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Street Festival. The 2-day event featured local and national entertainers, food vendors, and numerous villages u.. with various activities. (Photos by BRUNSON and Lomax Mcintyre) ...J w z i= z w C/) < c a: 0 ...J u.. Shawn Comer, Lynetta Bailey and Vivienne Davis. MOUNT PLEASANT M. B. CHURCH 2002 N. Rome Avenue .. (Corner of Rome Ave. and Spruce St.) P.O. Box 4724 *Tampa Dr C. T. Kirkland, Pastor Tel: (813) 253-5714 *Fax (813) 254-1441 E-mail: MtPieasantMB@ aol.com Devotion By Mt. Pleasant Praise Team EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT 7:45A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL* 9:30A.M. MORNING WORSHIP -11 A. M. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM-Family Series Hour (B.T.U. ) 6 PM-Lord's Supper (Communion) TUESDAYS 6 PM -Prayer SerVice 7 PM -General Bible Study 7 PM -Youth Bible Study DR. c. T. KIRKlAND, Pastor TAPE MINISTRY Order On Une At Web Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org Brother Richard Muhammad in the park. Caroline Stewart and Cristen Thomas. GREATER FRIENDSHIP M.B.CHURCH 3325 E. Emma St. Sunday School -9:45 a.m. Morning Worship -11 a .m. Evening Worship -5 p .m. Prayer Meeting Tuesday-7 :30 p m Visitors Are Welcome! FIRST BAPnST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE Progress Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619 Church Office : (813) 677-1948 Pastor' s Office : (813) 672-0389 Academy Office : (813) 677-5988 Fax: (813) 672 E-Mail: fbcopv @ tampabay .rr.com DR. SAM MAXWELL, SR., Senior Teaching Pastor Adult/Children Worship T imes 7:30A.M & 10:55 A M 4:U:Ufiil!tlltt Sunday-9:45A.M. -Adult & Youth/ Children Tuesday -11 AM -Adult Wednesday 7 P.M. -Youth/ Children 7:30P M Adult A Satelite Campus For Faith Bible Institute 'Growing The Cllll'ch For Global Change" (Acts 1 : 8 Rom. 1 : 8 1 Thes. 1 :8) Jerry Hatfield, John Cutler and Patrick Collier. Latoya Lewis, Sherilyn Shillingford and Inetta Brown. GRACE MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 3901 N 37th St (81 248-3779 ELDER THOMAS J. REED Pastor Early Morning Worship-8 A .M. Sunday School -9:30 A.M. Morning Worship -10: 50 A.M. Bible Study, Wed. 7 P .M. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED New Testament M. B. Church Of Thonotasassa, Inc. 11530 Walker Road Thonotosassa, FL 33592 REV. 986-3971 610-1252 Pastor Weekly Services: Sunday School 9:30A. M Sun. Morning Worship *11 A .M. Wed. Night: Youth Prayer Service And Bible Study Thurs. Night: Prayer Service And Bible Study "Saving The Sinners And Educating The Believers I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me. Phil. 4 :13 UNITY M.B. CHURCH 3111 Ybor St., Tampa,FL 33605 (813) 248-5955 Sunday School 9:30A.M. Morning Worship A.M. Bible Study Tues. 7:30 P.M. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED SAINI' JAl'vlES A.M.E. CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE, INC. 5202 86th Street South Tampa, Florida 33619 (813) 677-2411 JlEV. HICJIAI!L B. PRICE, I Putw Early Morning Worship Service 7:30A.M. Church School-8:45 A. M. Morning Worship Service 10:15A. M.


., sets). Mother Ann Safford; Intra-Belated Birthdays Happy birthday to the January celebrants: Antonio David Simon, Aaron Trice, Stacy Grace, Yazmine Hugger, Keith Barnum, Rondre Barnum, Shachel Mills, Teashel Motes, Leanda Hammond, Janyla Fitts, Sharon Parker, Debra Brudine, Carolyn Brooks, Nadia O'Neal, Caiden Schonfeldt, Isaiah Rodgers, Abner Ford, Elizabeth McQuay, Esther Badger, Tony Parker and Magan Allen. On Jan. 31t, Me Sedia London celebrated her 111h birth day. We hope you had fun and enjoyed your special day with family and friends! A birthday wish is sent to Sidney Gardner, who cele brated his birthday on Jan. 16th. First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated her 48th birthday on Jan. 18th. She was presented a baseball bat from the World Champions, St. Louis Cardinals. Birthday wishes are also extended to Mrs. Precida Harris-Richardson in Ocala, FL. She celebrated another natal year on Jan. 20th. May the Lord bless you with many, many more birthdays! This wish comes from your Tampa family who loves you. Condolences Condolences are extended to the family of Rev. Raleigh Allen, who recently passed away. Sick And Shut-Ins Progress Village as a com munity, extends get well wishes to Mr. Young Johnson, Sr., who is in the Brandon Hospital Get well soon, we all miss you! Get well wishes are sent to everyone, far and near: the Philon family, Vinnie Williams, Marie Benson, Mozelle Debose, Eloise Leeks, Beryl Wilson, Irma Anderson, Mattie Mills, Arlean Evans, Lelia FelderMoss and Annie Laura Jelks. Happiness During The Holidays The Inmon household was full with joy and happiness dur ing the holidays Donshaw shared worship with his church family and friends, along with having some fun. We wish him good luck on re turning and completion of basic training at Ft. Leonardwood, MO. He is the son of Ms. Diana Inmon and a graduate of Spoto High School. Library News f78th 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 Sat., Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. CHURCH DIRECTORY IAPTIST CIIICI 121JI. ....... It.;T ... R.I1112 ....... lcbu .. 1auuto-1191 =15 a.m. iarilltli WitsiiiJH--11.a.m. Prar'tr Strllca, ruasdQ.-.... __ I p.m. Ml818 IIIII IIIIIV. TUtsdiV 1:11 111111 stIIJ. Ttesdav .............. ..... 7PJI. lt111Dt.AIIliiiiD'I1Iillllt ClltstWhlcll lil _lllillliMdilt.I'IIIIIIDI.4:1J NEW BEGINNING CHURCH. OF THE LIVING 3613 N. 23rd St.** TamP,a, FL 33605 (813) 247-3055 Chw:ch (813)613-4600 ,C e llular Email: bishopandi'@W!Imtft.com SERVICE TIMES S u nday School -1 0 A. M. Morning Service-11:30 A. M. Evening Service-7:30 P. M Bible Study -Tuesday Evening Bible Band-7:30 P. M. Thur sday Evening -YPWW7:30 P M 1 s t t \nd 3rcl F rid ay Evening Wome n's Outreach Ministr y 7:30 P. M Any questions an!i to RSVP duction of Speaker Pauline call Chess Coach and Teacher, Capers; Speaker Mattie T. McNair at 813-431-5215. Richardson; Blessing of Food, First Baptist Church OfP. V. Dr. Sam MaxWell, Senior Teaching Pastor, 8722 Progress Boulevard, Tampa, 336H), 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 OfP. V. The Community Hour of Power Bible Prayer Band meets each Thursday morni ng at 10:30 a.m. They are a group of God s children gathered together on one accord to learn tlie Word of our Father. Everyone is invited to come and share with us Prayer Band Celebrates 23rd Anniversary On Tues., Jan. 17th, the Com munity High Noon Prayer Band celebrated their 23 years with a fellowship luncheon at Golden Corral Restaurant in Brandon. The theme was: Pray with out ceasing and in everything give thanks 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 Program Chairman: Mary Ann Thornton. The Prayer Band gives hats off to Mary Ann for a program enjoyed by all who attended. Participants were : Prayer Louvenia Caldwell; Wei-Edith Shepherd; Visitor Acknowledgement, Beatrice and a presentation to Alice Singleton in recogni tion of Outstanding Dedication. Certificates were presented to: Nettie R. Jones, Dorothy West, Lizzie Adkins, Roesolia Young, Olivia Darby, Amanda Page, Mary _Hobley, Gladys Birkett, Katherine Clark, Henry Randolph and Bernese Reese. Members attending were: Lizzie Adkins, Amanda Page, AD.nie L. Gamble, Mary Hobley, Mozelle Hester. Vickie Brown, Roesolia Young, Mary ThorntQn, Norma Morton, Emma Green, Elouise White, Bernese Reese, Katherine Clark, Mary Dunlap, Beatrice Williams, Geneva Slaymon, Rose Dixon-Moore, Cora Carswell, Lorraine Simmons, Ernestine Turner, Alice Singleton, Gladys Birkett. Willie Ruth Miller, Ruth Hires and Lula Parker. Guests attending were: Barbara Grant, Carol A. Page, Susan Elijah, Edith Shepherd, Pauline Capers, Mattie Richardson, Gloria Sylvester, Pat Abel, Melvin Morton, Louise Goff, Louvenia Caldwell, Juanita Cook, Gloria Davis, Annie Belle Morris, Acheleese Stewart, Mary Alice Reid, Barbara Johnson, Pat Davis, Ruth Bryant, Sallie Holmes and Mother Ann Safford. Remarks by: President, Mary Hobley; Chairperson, Mary A. Thornton; and Clos ing Prayer, Mother Mozelle ST. JOHN CATHEDRAL 3401 E. 25th AvennueJampa:, FL (COmer Of 34th Sf& 25th Phone: (813) 248-3737 Or (813) 248-3651 Fax: 242-Bo76 Gareline: 248-HELP BiShop Eddie Sr. Pastor WEEKLY VIORSHIP SCHEDULE 8:00 A. Spiritual Enrichment 9 :45AM. Sunday School/ OrientatiOn 10:45 Worship Service (Youth Church 2nd And 3rd Sundays) 12:00 Noon Intercessory. Prayerw/Bible Study Wednesday: 5 :30 P. M. Free Tutorial 6 :45 P M; Adult & Youth Mid ',' ,, .. ., Email Us At: stjministries@aol.com Mission Statement: u A Church of the inner city reachingout to the community by ministering to the whole man. Outreach Ministry: NOAH COMMUNITY, INC./ HOUSE OF LYDIA BISHOP EDDIE NEWKIRK And PASTOR AUDREY NEWKIRK ., Home Delivery For m Progress Village And SurroundingAreas For those interested in home delivery of the Florida Sentinel w Bulletin, please call Mr. West-N ley at 813-248-0724. o ..... My Brothers 2 Keep Prison Ministry Free greeting cards and Bibles to Florida Inmates, write to P. 0. Box 89174, Tampa, 33689-0402. N If you requested a Bible and have moved or never received it write the ministry with your / current address Scripture: (1 Thes. 5:17) KJV Pray without ceasing n Thought For Today "The fragrance the flower spreads is only in the direction of the wind but the goodness of a person spreads in all direc tions." Joke Of The Week '11. r-0 ::u When a woman decided to 6 send the old family Bible to her )> brother in another state, the tn postal worker asked her if there was anything breakable in the -t package. Z She replied, "only the Ten J!! Commandments." aJ F.Y.I. 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o mmunit vent Bav Area Brotherhood Hosts 39th Annual Banquet < ::J The Bay Area 13rother-hood held its 39th Annual W Banquet to commemorate the birthday of Rev. Dr. means for the future. CCC Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 14, 2012 at the ff Surfs Edge Club at MacDill Program participants were: Buffalo Soldiers Guard, who posted the colors; Curtis Wilson, invocation; welcome, Hazel Rivers, President, Bay Area Brotherhood; and a fashion show by the Di vine Divas of Tampa Bay with African attire from African Extravaganza : c a: lL c z < c en w ::J 1-w > w c w ::I: en I:D ::J L z i= w ..J ..J ::J I:D I:D I co w Air Force Base. The master and mistress of ceremonies were Clayton Hamilton and Willisba Williams. The keynote speaker was CMSgt. Anthony Brinkley, Command Chief Master Sergeant, nth Wing, Joint Base Andrews, MD., a position he has held since October 2010. He has served in the Air Force 28 years. He is married to Mrs. Than Cannon Briilkley and they are the parents of 2 children-Isaiah, 21, and Tynesha, 13. In his speech, he outlined the struggles of today comparing them to the struggles of the past and what it Awards were presented by President Rivers and General lloyd W. Newton (Ret., USAF). The Humanitarian Award was presented to Gerald Scott, Athletic Director, Nuccio Jaguars. General Newton gave closing remarks and Rev. Thomas Wickes gave the benedic tion. Dancing and music by DJ Frank Bell, President, Buffalo Soldiers, concluded the evening. (Photos by Frederick Harris) Pres. Hazel Rivers and CMSgt. Anthony Brinkley, keynote with the Humanitarian Award recipient, Gerald "Duke" Scott. ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS!!!!! The Tampa Housing Authority Is Seeking Eligible Applicants To Apply For The Margaret A. Fisher Scholarship ...... DEADLINE: MAY 2012 CONTACT Tampa Housing Authority Main Office LaToya Carter, Marketing and Communications Officer 1529 West Main Street Tampa, Fl. 33607 813-253-0551 Ext. 196 Online www.thafl.com (click on agency announcements) Bay Area Brotherhood members in attendance were Hazel Rivers, President; Curtis Wilson, Vice President; Odie Jones, Jr., Secretary; Esau Pittman, Treasurer; King Bey, lsell Denson, Calvin Doss, Clayton Hamilton, Mark Hart, Arnold Matthews, Clarence Moorer, David Northern, Jr., Willis Waddell and Willisha Williams. The Buffalo Soldiers posted the colors for the event. Banquet guests included Tollie Daniels, Stanley Walker, Jr. and Perry Haynes. David Northern, Jr. with his daughters, Davina Drayton and Orathai Northern. The Models in the latest African attire. Evelyn lgbinosun of African Extravaganza, Brianna Robinson, Bria Doby, Latasha Glenn, Renee Donaldson, Brittani Allen, Felita Boans, James Kaymore, Jr. and Darryl Wilborn. tion Small Business Owners Jumpstart and Expand your business for 2012-Take Advantage of Hillsborough County's JOB CREATION PROGRAM Create 3 additional jobs Hire 3 new full-time employees (minimum 36 hours per week) Receive up to $3,900 funding for 3 months salaries for each job created Log onto \V\Vw.jcponline.org for a list of qualifications or call 813-914-4028. Applications atc accepted on a first-comc/Jirst-scl'vc basis. Ptogtam funds atc limited! Call Today! Businesses must have 10 or fewer employees and have been operating for a minimum of two years. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY '2]lM.IU(


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FYI 3 wavs To Avoid PMI What are some simple methods to avoid PMI? Buy A Home You Can Afford -If you buy a home you can afford, you are more likely to be able to come up with a down payment that is closer to twenty percent and you are more likely to build equity quickly and get rid of PMI down the line. Don't get seduced by keeping up with the J oneses -they are probably up to their eyeballs in debt. Borrow Your Down Payment -If you can borrow the twenty percent to put down, then you should do it. Tap family or other resources. The interest rate on the loan will probably be far lower than the PMI you'll be stuck with for years. Take Two Loans -A great way to avoid PMI is to take out two mortgage loans when you buy a home. Your first mortgage could be for eighty percent and the second mortgage could be for twenty percent. The great part about this solution is that you avoid PMI and you can pay down but keep your equity line open. This gives you low interest flexibility for future home improvements! All mortgage questions may be mailed to: Yolanda Y. Anthony P. 0. Box 21472 Tampa, FL 33622 The Cloud-What Is It And How It Will Impact You; PARTI. OK, you've heard this term "The Cloud" and you're won dering, what is this thing and how will it impact me? Or, do I even care? Well, cloud computing has actually been around for a while, and you're probably already using it. But on the other hand, cloud computing is going through a metamorphosis -and will change the way you do things. But first before we talk about that, let's define, "What is cloud computing? For the common man or woman, cloud computing simply refers to resources and applications that are available on the Internet from just about any Internet con nected device For bu s inesses cloud computing can refer to much more, but that is beyond the scope of this column and we'll only address the consumer side here Examples of cloud comput ing have been with us for a while. Take for example Hotmail and Yahoo. These email applications differ dramatically from company based email systems in that they were always available whenever you have an Internet connection and you didn't need your company IT guy to set them up or to maintain them for you. Company webmail access provides the same access, but you still need the company IT guy. But some great new applications are making themselves available that you ma y want to conside r For instance we talked about online backup capabilit y for your pc. If your computer crashes you'll have a backup available to y o u in "The Cloud." 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Often, past offenses prevent a person from living and loving. This results in a breakdown of our interpersonal relatibnships. Stress is created when emo tional intimacy and financial needs go unmet. When a con flict occurs, verbal attacks, domestic violence and infi delity are typical. The stress leads to resentments, outburst of temper, criticism, drug use and name calling. In a Godly relationship, healthy couples choose words carefully, and try not to offend. To have a better rela tionship one should encour age one's mate to improve spiritually, pursue personal goals and commit to increase closeness. Regardless of life issues, once a couple engages in the prep a r e d and read y fo r actio n A group tha t v i ews "TT s uccess as inevitable and m OJ ::0 c: )> ::0 -< exp ec t s t o e m e rge victoriou s r ega rdl es s o f the ob s tacles o r c h a ll e nges they m ay face. W e ll guess w h at? There is such a group It is a p a ck of w wolves. N As a race of people, as a -family unit, as a political N group as an organization, as a denomination of faith, we would be wise to embrace the attitude of the wolf. If the group is strong, thriving and successful, so shall it be with its individual members. To contaCt Selphenia Nichols-Simmons, email thequeenofsuccess@yahoo.com Follow her on twitter @queenofsuccess1 or .face book: Selphenia Nichols. Call 813-956-0185. work of becoming happy, the relationship discord will be minimized. Forgiveness is essential to a long-lasting relationship. The key to building a healthy relationship is forgiveness and love --Healthy couples have dis agre e ments, but they do not lead to abuse. Don't allow trivial things to destroy your relationship with frierids, family and loved ones this year. I encourage you to embrace God's love and share unconditional love with others. Dr. Reba is the author of the "Covenant Connection Your Best Marriage Now .'' 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Stefanie Brown, for merly the national field di rector for the NAACP in Baltimore, will direct the campaign's Black voter out reach efforts. Operation Vote is the campaign's national drive to get Black, female, Latino, LGBT, veteran and young voters to the polls. Pres. Obama won an over whelming majority of Black votes in 2008, and most ex perts believe he'll need a sim ilar groundswell among African-Americans to win in November. Brown, a graduate of Howard University, served as both national field director and head of the NAACP's Youth & College division. As national field director, she is credited with leading an ef fort that the NAACP says registered more than -200,000 voters for the 2008 and 2010 elections. Parents Arrested After 9-Year-Oid Found Naked, Malnourished MARSEE STRONG And EDWARD BAILEY MIAMI, FL -Marsee Strong and Edward Bailey, the parents of a 9-year old boy who was found naked, emaciated, beaten, and dazed as he wandered the streets of his North Miami Beach neighborhood, were taken into custody on. aggravated abuse and child neglect charges. The unidentified child, who was compared to a con centration camp Auschwitz victim, had apparently been starved to the point where his eyes were bulging from their sockets and his bones were sharply protruding from his skin. The boy weighed 35 pounds, which is the weight of a healthy 3year-old child. Police found the child wandering through his neighborhood on Saturday night. According to investi gators, he had jumped out of the window of his home to escape. Paramedics took the child to a nearby hospital, where he pleaded for food and told officials that he had not eaten in three days. Upon examination of the child, doctors found evi dence of recent and older se vere beatings; there were permanent marks all over his body. The boy's hands and feet were also swollen. Investigators also discovered that there were four other siblings in the home, one aged 18 and pregnant. The parents are unem ployed and had already been investigated by the Florida Department of Children and Families. A case worker had dropped by the child's home a month prior to check on the children. But, no reports was filed after the visit. Strong is being held on a $65,000 bond while Bailey's was set at $6o,ooo. Morehouse President Steps Down DR. ROBERT M.FRANKLIN ATLANTA, GA More house College has announced that its president of five years, Dr. Robert M. Franklin, will step down from his position at the end of the 2012 academic year. During a sabbatical from Morehouse, Franklin will serve as Scholar in Residence at Stanford University's Mar tin Luther King Jr. Institute. Upon his return, he will tran sition to the roles of Presi dent Emeritus and Distinguished Professor, the college's highest honor. Chairman of the More house College Board of Trustees, Robert Davidson, extols Franklin's com mitment to service and his dedication to empowering the young men of More house: Franklin, a 1975 gradu ate of the prestigious all male school in Atlanta, Georgia, will also travel the world to further a conversation intro duced in his book, Crisis in the Village: Restoring Hope in African American Com munities, by examining the conditions of boys and men around the globe. Cop Posts Picture Of Teens With Guns Using Obama Shirt As Target PHOENIXArizona police officer, Sgt. Pat Shearer, posted a picture of a group of teenagers holding guns, with one of them holding an Obama Hope T -shirt that appears to be full of bullet holes. The picture also appeared on the page of a high school student and is being investi gated by the secret service. Shearer, who said he would sacrifice his life for President Barack Obama, said that he didn't "think that them shooting up the T -shirt was a big deal." "I think it was more of a political statement obvi ously," he added. "It's not like they were going to go out and shoot the president." woman Falselv Accused Black -Men Of Kidnapping Sentenced PENNSYLVANIA -The bizarre case of Bonnie Sweeten has come to a close after a judge in Philadelphia handed down a eight years and four months roughly federal jail sentence for a se ries of crimes including em bezzlement, fraud and for falsely accusing two Black men of kidnapping her daughter. The Sweeten kidnapping case made headlines in May of 2009 after a call made by the 41-year old reported she and her daughter were kidnapped by a pair of Black men. Sweeten was arrested the following day. Sweeten's embezzlement rampage began in 2005 and continued into 2009. Steal ing over $6oo,ooo in funds from the law firm that em ployed her, Sweeten then lifted $280,000 from an older relative suf-BONNIE fering with SWEETEN dementia in order to replace stolen funds to the firm. Sweeten was nabbed in 2009 after purchasing a home, a car and also an in vitro fertilization cycle. Prosecutors framed Sweeten as a con aitist who used her soccer mom image to hide her heinous activity, The 41-year-old mother of three even conned her second husband into believing she graduated law school. C) m ...... U1 I m


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TO PT BAG N 8 DEG 48 MIN E FROM PCB AND S 8 DEG 48 MIN W TO BEG LESS R1W SEC TWP AGE: 1 4-2 8-20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: ROBERT J. ALVIS RACHEL B. ALVIS Said pr o p e rty bei ng in the County o f Hillsborou g h Sta t e of Florida. Unless s uch c e rt i f ica t e s h all be redeemed accor ding to law, t h e property descr ibed in such certif ic ate s h all b e sold to the highest bidder at t h e Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George -E. Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 Eas t Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the 151h day of March 2012, at 10:00 A,M (NOT ICE: Please call (813) 276 8100 ext. 4809 to ve r ify sal e locat ion) Dated this 2IIh day of Jari u arv. 2012. PAT FRANK Clerk OfThe Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida OCTAVIA JARNEGAN Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entit l ed at no cost to you to the provision of certain assistance Please contact t he 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 a r e hearing or voice Impaired cali 711. FOR RENT II Sulphur Springs Area 5 Bedroom/1 Bath House 1 Bedroom/1 Bath Apartment Sect ion 8 OK Contact Marcus (813) 325-2623 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 cert i ficate for a tax deed to be i s sued thereon. The certifi c ate number and year of issuan c e the descript ion of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows : Folio No.: 072456 1326 File No. : 2012 Certificate No .: 198231..()9 Year ol Issuance : 20011 Dncrlpllon of Property: HICKORY LAKES PHASE 1 LOT 17 BLOCK 2 PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 82/13 SEC TWP RGE : 34-29-20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which aasesaed : JOSEPH M. WILLIAMS ROBYN WILLIAMS Sai d prop e rty being in the County of Hill s borough, Stat e o f Florid a Unl ess s u c h c e rtif icate s hall b e redee m e d acco rdin g t o law, the pr o p e rty descr i b ed in s u c h ce rtifi cate s h all be sold t o t h e hig h es t bid d e r a t the Jur y Aud itori um 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tamp a FL 336C2 on h e rn!J. day of Mar ch 2012. a t 10:00 A M (NOTICE: Please c all (813) 276 ext. 4809 to v erify s ale l oca tion ) D ated thi s rub d a y o f Jan y arv. 2012 PAT FRANK Clerk Ot The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, F l orida OCTAViA JARNEGAN Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding you are enti t led at no cost to you, to t he provision of certa i n assistance Please contact t he 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. 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 sai d cert i ficate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate numb e r and year of issuance the descr iption o f the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows : Foli o No.: 023278 0000 File No.: 2012 Certificate No.: 185845-09 Ye.-or luuance: 2008 Dncrlpllon or Property: CARROLLWOOD SUBDIVISION UNIT NO 19 LOT 27 BLOCK 39 PLAT BOOK/PAGE : 41136 SEC TWP AGE: 16-28-18 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(a) In which aasesaed: BETTY HOOPER Said property being in the County of Hillsbo r ough State of Florida Unle s s su c h certificate shall be r e deemed acco r d ing to law, the property d es cribed i n s u c h ce rtifi ca t e s h all be sold t o t h e h ighest bidd e r at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street Tampa FL 33602 on the rn!J. day o f March 2012, at 10:00 A M (NOTICE : P lease call (813) 276810 0 ext. 4 80 9 to verify s ale location). Dated thi s rub d a y of January 2012 PAT FRANK Clerk Ot The Circuit Court Hillsborough County Florida OCTAVIA JARNEGAN 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 senilce Is needed ; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. II FOR RENT II USF Area Condo Pond View 13050 North 20th Street Near Hillsborough Spacious 2 Story And Busch 2 Bedroom Townhome, 1 Bedroom/1 Bath Free Water Free Washer/Dryer $600.00/Monthly With Lease 1 Month Swimming Pool Access Free Rent Laundry Facility Great Location Water And Sewer Section 8 Ok Included Only $685.00 (813) 390-4169 Call 813-220.3633 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES LLC 111305 the hol der of the f ollow ing certificate has filed sai d certificate for a tax deed to be iss u e d thereon The cert i ficat e number and year of issuance the descr iption of the prop e rty and the names in which i t was assessed are as follows: Folio No.: 033863.8238 File No : 2012 Certificate No.: 187i1 Oo09 Year of Issuance : 2008 DMcrlpllon or Property: WINDEMERE UNIT Ill LOT 20 BLOCK4 PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 53123 SECTWP AGE: 18-27-19 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which aaaessed: GEORGE W. HANSEN Ill BETTE D. HANSEN Said property being in the County of H illsbor o ugh State of Florida. Unl e s s s u c h c ertif i c ate s h a ll b e r e d ee m e d a ccording t o law, the property d esc r i b e d in such c e rtif i c a t e shall b e sold t o the high est bidd er a t the Jury Aud itorium, 2nd Floor, George E Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 o n t h e rn!J. day o f March 2012 a t 1 0 ; 00 A M (NOTICE: Please call (813) 276-8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale l o c a tion) Dated t his 21th day of Januarv. 2012 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County Florida OCTAVIA JARNEGAN Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this 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. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that PLY MOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES LLC 111305 the ho l der of the following cert ifi cate has filed said certif i cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi f icate number and year of issuance the descr iption of the property and the names in which it was assessed are Folio No.: 072310 9220 File 1\10.: 2012 Certificate No.: 1110187..()9 Year of Issuance : 20011 as follows : PROV I DENCE LAKES PARCEL M LOT1 BLOCKC PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 73161 SEC TWP RGE : 33-29-20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANOINO TAXES Name(a) In which -.ad: TERRY LUMPKIN Said property being in the County of Hillsborough State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the prope rty described i n s uch certificat e s hall be sold to the h i ghest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the day of MMm 2l!12., at 10 : 00 AM. ( NOTICE : Please c all (813) 2 76 8100 e xt. 4809 to v e rify sale location) Dat ed this 21th day of Janyarv. 2012 PAT FRANK Clerk Ot The Circuit Court Hillsborough County Florida OCTAVIA JARNEGAN 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 con tact the Clerk's ADA Coordinator 601 E Kennedy Blvd. Tampa Florida (813) 2768100 extension 4205, two (2) working days prior to the date the serv Ice Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call711. BLICATION DEADLINES uesday Edition Thursday@ 12:00 P.M. Friday Edition Monday @ 12:00 P.M. 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II II NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES LLC #1305 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a ta x 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.: 173310.0000 File No. : 2012-205 Certificate No.: 209506-09 Year of Issuance: 2009 Description of Property: BENJAMIN S 3RD SUBDIVISION N 50 FT OF LOT 1 BLOCK 3 PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 02/21 SECTWP AGE: 07-29-19 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed REAL ESTATE MAGIC INC. 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 tith day of March 2012, at 10:00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please call (813} 276-8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location} Dated this 27th day of January, 2012. PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida OCTAVIA JARNEGAN 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 hear ing or voice Impaired, call 711. 22nd Street/Siigh 3/1-CHA Large Fenced Yard Family Room Eat-In Kitchen Cable Ready $895 00 Plus Deposit (813) 879-5959 CONTACT LAVORA I @ (813) 248-1921 FOR DETAILS ON PLACING I YOUR ADVERTISEMENT I NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES LLC #1305 the holder of the follow ing 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.: 163129.0000 File No : 2012-206 Certificate No.: 208676-09 Year of Issuance : 2009 Description of Property: NORTH PARK LOT 96 PLAT BOOK/PAGE: 08/09 SECTWP AGE: 36-28-18 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: ELIZABETH ALFONSO 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 b e sold to the highest bidder at the Jury Auditorium, 2nd Floor, George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa FL 33602 on the 1ill! day of March 2012, at 1 0 : 00 A M (NOTICE: Please call (813} 276-8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location}. Dated this 21lll day of January. 2012 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida OCTAVIA JARNEGAN 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 ass i stance 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, caU 711. 8511 Fish Lake 4 Bedroom/2 Bath Home Section 8 Welcome Call (813) 727-6782 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 TAX DEEDS NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 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. : on684. 6292 File No.: 2012-208 Certificate No.: 198012-09 Year of Issuance: 2009 Description of Property: SUMMERFIELD VILLAGE 1 TRACT 18 LOT 46 BLOCK 1 PLAT BOOK/PAGE : 0108/0076 SEC TWP AGE: 09-31-20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: JOSE A. DOMINGUE5-PEREZ 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 1ill! day of March 2012, at 1 0:00 A.M (NOTICE: Please call (813} 276 ext. 4809 to verify sale location} Dated this 21!1!. day of January. 2012, PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida OCTAVIA JARNEGAN 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, call 711. HOMES FOR RENT East Tampa 3 Bedroom/1 Bath Concrete Block No Pets, Fenced Yard $795 00/Monthly $500. GO/Deposit Section 8 OK (813) 267-4488 3001 North 16th Street 4 Bedroom/2 Bath House New Hardwood Floors $1 1 GO/Monthly Fenced Lot Office Street Parking Section 8 Only Call (813) 417-1238 (813) 417-1233 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 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.: 064279.0500 File No. : 2012-210 Certificate No.: 194701-09 Year of Issuance : 2009 Description of Property : TRACT BEG 25 FT E AND 440 FT N OF SW COR OF SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4 RUN N 460 FT E 525 FT S 460 FT AND W 525 FT TO POB SEC TWP AGE : 03-29-20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: JOSEPH L HERNDON, TTEE 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 1ill! day of March 2012, at 10 : 00 A .M. (NOTICE: Please call (813} 276-8100 ext. 4809 to verify sale location} Dated this 21!1!. day of January. 2012 PAT FRANK Clerk Of The Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida OCTAVIA JARNEGAN 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 extens i on 4205, two (2} working days prior to the date the service Is needed; If you are hearing or voice Impaired call 711. 2307 North 54th Street 3 Bedroom Home Central Air/Heat Washer/Dryer Hook-up $850. GO/Monthly Section 8 Accepted 813-386-8049 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED II 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 descr iption of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are .as follows: Folio No.: 030110.0000 File No.: 2012-211 Certificate No.: 186880-09 Year of Issuance: 2009 Description of Property: PINE CREST VILLA ADDITION NO 5 N 20 FT OF LOT 232 AND S 40 FT OF LOT 233 BLOCK K PLAT BOOK/PAGE : 21/31 SEC TWP RGE: 33-28-18 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s} In which assessed: ABEL ROCHE CARMEN J. ROCHE 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. 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II NOTICE OF APPUCATION FOR TAX DEED 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.: 072206.0436 File No.: 2012-216 Certificate No.: 195998-09 Year of Issuance: 2009 Description of Property : COURTNEY PALMS CONDOMINIUM UNIT 218 BLDG 8 AND AN UNDIV INT IN COMMON ELEMENTS SEC TWP RGE: 30-29-20 SUBJECT TO ALL OUTSTANDING TAXES Name(s) In which assessed: EUGENE DAL Said property being in the County of Hillsborough State of Florida Unle ss such certificate shalf be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate s half 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 1M!:!. day of March 2012, at 10 : 00 A.M. (NOTICE: Please calf (813) 276-8100 ext. 4809 to verify sal e location). Dated this 27th day of Januarv, 2012. PAT FRANK Clerk OfThe Circuit Court Hillsborough County, Florida OCTAVIA JARNEGAN 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 eX1enslon 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 RENT II Tampa Heights 411 East Hugh Street 4 Bedroom/2 Bath CHA Large Laundry Room Large Front Porch Fenced Yard $895 00/Monthly $800.00/Deposit (813) 230-1536 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING As a result of being unable to effectuate certified mail notice to violators of the City Code notice is hereby given that a Tampa Municipal Code Enforcement Hearing Master has scheduled a public hearing on March 7, 2012 at 9:00a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to hear the below listed cases which are in violation of the City of Tampa Code Information listed below describes the case number, property owner(s) violation address code section violated and legal description of subject property in that order. The hearing will be held in City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 315 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa Florida Affected property owners will be given the opportunity to discuss the alleged violations Should anyone have any questions regarding these cases, please call the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-7286. Please note that if any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Code Enforcement Hearing Master with respect to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing, they will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based CASE# 1Hl4213 FREEMAN, EUGENE J ., JR. 2305 N NEBRASKA AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 27 TABLE 8, 27 & 27 FRANKLIN PLACE LOT 6 BLOCK 1 198402.0000 CASE # 11-D7286 JAMES, HILDA; FINCH, ROBBIN 2604 N. 29TH ST., TAMPA FL S E CTION CODES: 1 9 26, 19 & 19 WELLS LOT 3 BLOCK 2 188686.0000 CASE# 11-D8834 PRESTON FERRELL OCTAVIA ; LIFE, STEPHENS; RICHELLE DARNAE 3112 E IDA ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION: 19 HAIMOVITZ RESUBDIVISION LOT S 15AND 16 156498 .0000 CASE #11 14883 STOKES TANISHA 8304 N ALASKA ST., TAMPA FL SECTION: 19 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION LOT 15 BLOCK 21 AND E 17 OF CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIING THEREON 146404.0000 CASE # 11-16588 HURLEY KYLE 8206 N 14TH ST., TAMPA FL SECTION: 19 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION LOT 16 AND E 5 FT CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIINGONW BLOCK 38 146625 0000 CASE# 11-16771 FERGUSON WANDA JE. AN 908 W HIAWATHA ST., TAMPA FL SECT ION: 27 RIVIERA SUBDIV ISI ON E 70 FT OF W 140 FT OF LOT 7 103881.0000 CASE# 1116783 MCCLOUD JOHNNIE MAE ESTATE OF 3208 E 24TH AVE., TAMPA, FL SEC TION CODES: 19, 19 1 9 JACKSON HEIGHTS 1ST ADDITION LOT 9 BLOCK 6 174769.0000 CASE# 11-17494 CALHOUN, CHRISTOPHER 3901 E HENRY AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19 19 BELLMONT HEIGHTS NO.2 PB 12 PG 88 LOT 433 152339.0000 CASE# 11-18981 SPRAY PATRICK S 8409 N 15TH ST ., TAMPA, FL S E CTION: 19 0 OAK TERRACE REVISED PLAT O F LOTS 35 T O 38 INCL AND W \7 C L OSED AL LE Y ABUTIING THEREON 145590.0000 CASE # 11 HOLLAND TEARY 7806 N. 14TH ST., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19 19 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION LOT 3 LESS N 75 FT AND W 5 FT CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIING ON E AND S 25 FT OF LOT 7 AND L OTS 8 AND 9 AND E 5 FT CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIING ON BLK 75 147037.0000 CASE# 11 DEONARAIN, DHARMA DEONARAIN SUSHILA 1405 E LINEBAUGH AVE., AlB TAMPA FL SEC TIO NS: 19. 19 TAMPA OVERLOOK LOT 3 BLOCK 51 144617.0000 CASE# 11-20849 DEONAAAIN DHARMA C. 1407 E. LINEBAUGH AVE ., TAMPA, FL SEC TIONS : 19, 19 TAMPA OVERLOOK LOT 4 BLOCK 51 144617 .0001 CASE# 111470 TORNES NELSON 8212 N. ALASKA ST., TAMPA FL SEC TION : 19 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION LOT 13 AND E 5 FT CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIING ON W BLOCK 32 146542.0000 CASE t 11-21500 COLONIAL MARKETING 8016 N 11TH ST ., TAMPA, FL SECTION: 19 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION LOT 11 AND E 5 FT CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIINGONW BLOCK 55 145857.0000 CASE# 11 COLSTON, HENRY IV 8702 N. TEMPLE AVE., TAMPA FL SECTIONS: 19-46, 19-49 19 TEMPLE TERRACES TR BEG AT SW COR OF LOT 38 RUN N 80FT E 139 .86 FT S 80FT AND W 139 75 FT TOPOB 142614.0000 CASE# 11 BUSCH JUNCTION ENTERPRISES 1701 E BLUSCH BL, TAMPA FL SECT I ONS: 19. 19-49 THAT PART OF NW 4 OF SE !4 E OF PR LESS TRACT BEG 30 FT W & 30 FT N OF SE COR & RUN N TO PT 30 FT S OF N BDRY W 382.38 FT S 1143 .29 FT SELY ALONG A CURVE TO LEFT RAD 1466.7 FT 121.17 FT TO PT W OF POB & E 377 38 FT TO BEG & LESS LOT BEG 688.3 FT W 30 FT S OF NE COR & RUN W 490.57 FT TO RR RJW SELY ALONG RJW 449 6 FT E 257.4 FT AND N 384 FT TO BEG AND LESS ADS 144916 .0000 CASE# 11-22630 HENRY EVA RUTH 8414 N. 9TH ST TAMPA FL SECTION : 19-231 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADD ITION S 12.50 FT OF LOT 12 AND LOT 13 BLOCK 13 146326.0100 CASE # 11-22648 RIVERA RAFAEL M 8313 N 13TH ST., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19, 19 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION LOT 4 BLOCK 25 AND W 17 OF CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIING THEREON 146446 .0040 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND SECTION 286 26, FLORIDA STATUTES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE AT LEAST FORTY-EIGHT (48) HOURS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE MEETING. 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CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated December 29, 2011, in Case Number 2009-CA-015686, of the Circuit Court in and for Hillsborough County, Florida, in which Sunshine Savings Bank f/ka/ $unshine 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 2:00P.M. on March 27.2012, the following-described property set forth 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 any person 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 Is/ JENNY ALVAREZ As Deputy Clerk For Your Convenience The Florida Sentinel Bulletin Accepts DEBIT Visa. MasterCard American Express And Debit Cards Pa ent Via Phone INVITATION TO BID PUMP STATION SCADA PHASE II SITE INSTALLATION CONTRACT BID NO: ITB-C-01 01-0-2012/DP CIP NO: 10794 Subcontractor bids are currently being solicited by Curry Controls Company for the above referenced project. Bid Opening Date!Time February 14. 2012 at 2:00 P.M. The work consists of Lift station electrical rehabilitation, demolition of electrical equipment, supply & install electrical equipment, install owner supplied electrical equipment, install owner -. supplied SCADA equipment, wet well cleaning, bypass pumping, remove & install submersible pumps, concrete (cut, patch, replace, core drill}, piping (demo & replace water service assemblies with backflow devices), site restoration (sod, rock, gee-textile barrier) & construction photos at approximately 304 sites Bids will be received at the offices of Curry Controls Company, 4245 South Pipkin Road, Lakeland Florida 33811 or may be faxed to (863) 646-3899 or may be emailed to swc@currycontrols.com by February 10. 2012. MBEIWBE Subcontractor and Suppliers are encouraged to participate The MBEIWBE goal is 20%. 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C") > 0: <( Pioneers In African American Doctors Plav Vital Role In Communitv ::l Although the segregation era prevented African Americans from interacting with whites, it did not prevent them from contributing to society as a whole. Throughout W history, African Americans have served as pioneers in various fields. LL In the area of medicine, African Americans have invented, discovered, re-ton, Dr. Allen Lester, Dr. Hodgins, Dr. Lewis, Dr. Erwin, Dr. Silas, Dr. Northern, and Dr. Jerome Smith, who operated a Health Center and Clinic can be found. searched, and developed for the betterment of mankind. C The presence of college-educated African American doctors can be traced back 0: to the early 1700s. Several physicians dedicated themselves to caring for the memLL hers of their respective community and Tampa was no exception. During the segregation era, African American in the medical field were welcomed in the community just as they continue to play a vital role in today's society. () I N w '-' Through the pages of history books, the names of such individuals as Dr. Edwin Archie, Dr. George Johnson, Dr. Jacob White, Sr., Dr. Jacob White, Jr., Dr. Imogene Johnson, Dr. Caleb Wright, Dr. James Green, Dr. Carl Nor-They paved the way for others such as Dr. Andrew .Jackson, Dr. Fred Smith, Dr. Fred Reddy, Dr. Paul Sheehy, Sr., Dr. James Brookins, Sr., Dr. Charles Meyers, Dr. Sydel Barnes LeGrande, Dr. H. Bruce Miles, Dr. Paul Sheehy, Jr., and Dr. James Brookins, II. The city has welcomed others such as Dr. Will Harris, Dr. Emile Commedore, and many others. As a medical practitioner, Brookins was a regular PPIJ._ ......... who visited schools talked to youth and about abstinence, risks of sexually trans disease, and birth In addition to his medical (llipJ:actice, Dr. Brookins took He served as the presiof the Tampa Urban for than DR.JAMESO. BROOKINS SR. October 8, 1925 -February 6, 1973 teenager living in Park Village, Dr. and others are credited helping to quell civil in the African community. One of his sons, James 0. Brookins, Jr became a medical doctor well. Sa uting Our PAST Honoring Our PRESENT For The FUTURE Hill.sborough County School Board Member, District 5 Best Wishes For A Celebrated BLACK HISTORY MONTH Tampa City Councilman District 5 DR. PAUL lAWRENCE SHEEHY, SR., M.D. February 29,1921-November 11, 1980 Dr. Paul Sheehy, Sr.. one of the first A Hillsborough District school, Sheehy, Sr., School, is named honor. His son, Dr. Paul Sheehy, Jr., followed his path into medicine and currently practices in Tampa. ew R. Jackson earned is B. S. degree in Biology J ifrom Hampton University. continued his education Meharry Medical School in Tennessee. Dr. Jackson returned to after completing his ::\Internship and Residency ;;and began a joint practice as \ a General Practitioner of amily medicine in partner hip with Dr. James 0. rookins, Sr. Their office as located in West Tampa nd they continued the joint ractice until Dr. Brookins ied in 1973. For several years, Dr. ackson continued to serve atients in the West Tampa ffice on Albany Street, and ventually opened another ffice in East Tampa on N. 4th Street, near Dr. Martin uther King, Jr., Blvd., (then uffalo Avenue). After several years at that ocation, Dr. Jackson losed the Tampa office nd eventually relocated the ast Tampa office to the corer of N. 34th Street and E. ews a.duated from Middleton igh School and enrolled at alladega College. He con'nued his education at ,, eharry Medical College, 1 School of Medicine and Jgraduated in 1955. 'l After graduation, Dr. completed his -at Hubbard Hos f jpital, and his residency at jEdwardHines,Jr., VAHos. l After in ; chicago, Dr. Andrews reto Tampa in 1964 jand began his practice as a surgeon and general practitioner. When he returned to Florida that year, D _r. )Andrews was one of less ten board certified American surgeons the state. Practicing in a segre :gated society, Dr. Anand other African i.American physicians prac.ticed at Clara Frye Hospital and the Lily White Hospital. He was the former presi dent of the Allied Medical DR. ANDREW R.JACKSON March 13, 1924 --August 15, 2000 Shadowlawn. He remained a that location until his retire ment. Dr. Jackson was member of Greater Moun Carmel A. M. E. Church, where he was a church leade and community activist. During his years of prac tice, Dr. Jackson mentor young doctors, including Dr Fred Reddy and Dr James 0. Brookins, ll. H died on August 15, 2000, a the age of 76. Society, Tampa Branch o Florida Medical, Dental an Pharmaceutical Society. After integration, the or ganization became the Ba Area Medial Associatio and Dr. Fred Reddy wa its first president. Dr. Andrews has continued to practice medic1n for the past 57 years. Hi daughter, Dr. Sharon An drews, and nieces, Dr Susan Andrews and Dr Nancy Andrews, are als physicians.


ck Pioneers In The Medical Field :o .----------------------------------------------------------------, Dr. Freddie A. Smith was a native of Jefferson County, Georgia. His family relocated to Tampa when he was a toddler and he attended the schools of Hills borough County. He graduated as Valedictorian of the Middleton High School Class of 1940. He continued his educa tion at Florida A & M Uniwhere he earned his B. S. degree in Biology, after serving three years in the military during World II. He enrolled at Meharry School of Medicine in Tennessee and specialized in surgery. After completing his Internship and Residency, Dr. Smith returned to Tampa and en tered private practice. His office was located in West Tampa on N. Howard Avenue. Dr. Smith served the African American community and became the/ first African American sur. geon to practice at the. major hospitals in the county. Dr. Smith maintained his private practice for 25 years, closing the office in 1989. He returned to public service as a physician at the Hillsborough County Fami ly Care Center Clin!c on N. 30th Street, and remained there until1995. 1868 Howard University opens a medical department, becom ing the .first school to have a medicalprogramfor Blacks. In 1869, Harvard awards its first degree in dentistry to an African American named Robert Tanner Freeman. Dr. Jacob Augustus White was born in Marianna on September 19, 1876. After completing his education at Florida State College, he entered the medical program at Howard University. IXJ Dr. White graduated in 1903 and opened his first office in Apalachicola, where he remained for 13 years. In 1916, Dr. l> White relocated to Tampa and opened a sanitarium the follow-ing year. JW Dr. White was the founder and president of the South 1\) 0 Florida Fair and president of the Gaspariles Carnival. Dr. White ........ also served as the president of the Tampa Branch of the National 1\) Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He was married to Sarah Stanley, of Sanford and they ;\ had one son, Jacob Augustus White, Jr. Dr. David E. Smith, DDS, was born December 3, 1916 to Reverend and Mrs. James A. (Maggie) Smith. He gradu ated from Oswald P. Bronson High School in 1937. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from Florida A & M College in 1941, and taught school until1943, when he joined the military. After a tour of duty in the military, Dr. Smith attended Howard University Dental School and graduated from Den tal School with his Doctor of Dental Serv ices degree in 1951. Dr. Smith became the first African American dentist hired full time by the State of Florida. Dr. Smith practiced dentistry for over 40 years in Tampa. DR. DAVID E.__. SMITH, D.D.S. Retired Dentist uWE APPLAUD YOUR PAST & PRESENT THOMAS E. PARNELL, ESQ. ERIC M. MOORE, ESQ. ROLANDO GUERRA, ESQ. (813) 975-4444 722 E. FLETCHER AVE TAMPA, FL 33612 WWW.G I BB.SANDPARNELL.COM NOT ONLY DO WE CARE ABOUT FINDING YOU JUSTICE, WE CARE ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY. GIBBS AND PARNELL TAKE PRIDE IN .FIN DING WAYS TO SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY. IT'S A PARTNERSHIP WE HAVE FORGED WITH YOU TO GIVE BACK TO THOSE AROUND US. FINDING JUSTICE IS OUR BUSINESS. BEING A GOOD CITIZEN AND HELPING THE COMMUNITY IS OUR GOAL. OUR FIRM lS RATED "Av" BY MARTINDALE -HUBBEll, THE HIGHEST RATING FOR LEGAL ABILITY AND ETHICAl STANDARD, WORLDWIDE. The llirin g Law ye r I s An Important Desicion That Should Not Be Based Up<>n A dve rti se m e nt Befor e }'Ou .Decidie, Ask Us To Send You FREJ! Writt e n Inf o rmation About Our Qualifications And Experience. G) m w I 0


C\1 .,... 0 C\1 c c::: LL c z <( c en w ::l 1-> c::: w > w c w :I: en ::J m D.. z i= w ...J ...J m ...J w z i= z w en <( c c::: 0 ...J LL Accomplishments Today Are History Tomorrow ,...... ........................... ---"""""""' As we embark upon yet another Black, History Month, let us be reminded that sometimes progress may waver, but we have endured, overcome and acheived alot. Let us continue in our pursuit of peace and harmony, and continue to live the "Dream". Political Advertiem.ent paid fol" and approved by La.a.c:>ll Yulee, -for Co&m\y Cou.rt Group 4, Nonputi.an Hillsborough Coun!f IUI)LIC SCHOOtS Providing an education that enables each student to excel as a successful and responsible citizen E>lack Pioneers In The Medical Field Born in Albany, New York, Clara C. Frye was the daughter of Joe Draughan, an African American, and Fanny Lewis Draughan, a white teacher from England. She obtained her medical ;training as a nurse in Mont Alabama, and later "''u''"a''"'u to Tampa. After ar in Tampa, Mrs. Frye that there were no '"'"'u' '"a' facilities for African preservation. Born June 3, 1904, in Washington, D.C., he attended Amherst College in Massachusetts. He t aught Biology and served as coach at Morgan State College iri Baltimore be fore entering McGill University School of Medicine in Montreal -Dr. Drew received his CLARA C. FRYE April17, 1872 -April 8, 1936 have otherwise died for lack of medical care. In 1923, she moved her medical degree in 1933, and served his first appointment as a faculty instructor in pathol ogy at Howard University. In 1938, Dr. Drew was awarded a two-year Rocke feller fellowship in surgery and began postgraduate work, earning his Doctor of Science in Surgery at Columbia Uni versity. His doctoral thesis, "Ba nked Blood was based on a study of blood preservation techniques. During World War II, there was a military emergency and a demand for procedures on School Board Candy Olson, Chair April Griffin, Vice Chair Doretha W. Edgecomb Carol W. Kurd ell Jack R. Lamb, Ed.D. Susan L Valdes Stacy R. White, Pharm.D. Superintendent MaryEllen Elia hospital into a hospital the 1600 block of Lamar Av> enue. The City of Tampa purchased the hospital in 1928, and took over management in 1930. Mrs. Frye died six later in poverty at the age 64. The Clara Frye Hospital, located on the of the Hillsborough was named in her honor. hospital closed and vacant for several years. was demolished in 1973. Mrs. Frye is tnt<>rt<>r1 : m in the Woodlawn Cemetery. blood preservation arose. Dr. Drew was the leading author ity in the field, was selected as the full-time medical director of the Blood for Britain project. On April 1, 1950, Dr. Drew was in a vehicle with three of his colleagues in Tuskegee, Alabama, when he was involved in a single-car ac cident. He died from his injuries at the age of 46. Dr. James McCune Smith was the first African American to earn a medical de gree and practice medicine in the United States. He was also the first to own and operate a pharmacy, in New York City. Dr. Smith attended med ical school in school Scotland and returned home to practice medicine. Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first professional African Ameri can nurse in ..___=.;....____. America. In 1909, Mahoney mounted the stage at a nursing convention in Boston and called attention to the inequal ities African American nurses faced.


Local Medica Professionals :a A Tampa native, Dr. H. Bruce Miles entered Bethune-Cookman University after graduated from Blake High School as a PreDentistry Following graduation, Dr. Miles t a ught school in Volusia County for three years be fore continuing his educa tion at Howard University, School of Dentistry After graduating in 1976 Dr. Miles completed a Resid e ncy in Washington D .C., and ser\red in the U. S. Public Health Service to fulfill his : military service. Dr. Miles returned to Tampa and began a private ; practice that has been in existence for 30 years. Celebrating Black History Month at1mer for Supervisor of Elections Hillsborough County l j ,, l f I '' ., I v I t, ) \ '' '". J "' .., m OJ JJ c: )> N 0 ..... N


Local Medical Professionals N M' > a: <( :::::1 a: m w LL <( c a: LL c a: LL c z <( c UJ w :::::1 .... > a: w c w ::I: UJ :::; m :::::1 a. z ;:: w ...J ...J :::::1 m ...J w z ;:: z w UJ <( c a: 0 ...J LL u I c.o w (!) Dr. William F. Marsh enrolled at Morehouse College and graduated from its School of Dentistry at Meharry Medical College in Nashville Tennessee. He attained the rank of Captain during his tour in the U. S. Air Force, and then en tered Howard University, to complete his specialty training required to become a cer tified orthodontist in 1974. He also taught at the school. After moving to Florida, Dr. Marsh became a Senior ,:Public Health Dentist for 25 years before moving to Tampa and opening his or thodontic specialty practice;; in 1975. History Month 1._ Recognition Of Black Historv Month 2012 Ken Hagan Hillsborough County Commissioner Dr. Paul Sheehy Jr., graduated from Tampa Catholic High School. Con tinued his education at Tal ladega and Morehouse Colleges where he earned his undergraduate degree and pre-medical curriculum. Following graduation, Dr. Sheehy enrolled at the Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated with his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree, and completed his \ residency at the Tuskegee :VA Medical Center, oWing in his father's footsteps, Dr. James 0. Brookins, II, graduated from high school and en rolled at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). His chosen major was Pre-Medicine and Biol' ogy. After graduation, Dr. 1Brookins completed his graduate studies at State University, of Pharmacy. The step in his quest to bea physician took him Meharry Medical School Nashville, Tennessee, o::"\Aln ... ,-., he specialized in In Medicine. Division of Community Affairs Office of Human Rights The City of Tampa is committe d to fair housing and equal opportunity for everyone. Fair housmgfor aU our rtsidents is a basic hunum rif}r1. that must be pmerved and protated. If you feel you have been discriminated against because of your race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or familial or marital status, please contad us. 102 East Seventh Avenue Tampa, Florida 33602 (813) 274-5835 (813) 274-5854 Fax www.tampagov.net Bob Bucklwm, Mayor Thisadvcniscmcruls paid for by City o f Tampa with funding provl&d through a grunt fro m the HUD/ Fair Housing progrum. :.._: Tuskegee, Alabama. An expert in Laser cos metic foot surgery, wound care and diabetic foot care, Dr. Sheehy has beeri in pri vate practice in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery in since 1991. DR. PAUL LAWRENCE SHEEHY, JR., D.P.M. In addition to concen trating on his profession, Dr. Sheehy and his wife, Debra, are the founders of the "Kicks for Kids" Pro gram. The annual program; provides new shoes for dis {: advantaged children homeless children in borough County. DR.JAMESO. BROOKINS, II Following graduation, and after completing his in ternship and residency, Dr Brookins returned to" Tampa to pursue his chosen; profession. Dr. Brookins opened private practice and others entering the nrr\'tl'><'-' sion to work in his office establish their own tices. Dr. Brookins feels anyone contemplating tering the medical should prepare Lucau"''"'' actively and to actively professional mentoring. Dr. Brookins is "'"'t'""' m in the community and is member of several nrt-.TA00-'<'1 sional, civic, and social ganizations. As we ente r an era of new hope, we must continue to remain ever vigilant in seeking justice and equality for all.


T.MERRELL WILLIAMS DMD, MS Dr. T. Merrell Williams, D. M.D., S. graduated from Florida A & M University as a Biology and Respiratory Therapy major. He continued his ed ucation at the University Of Florida College Of Dentistry, where he specialized in Peri odontics and Implant Den tistry. After completing his in, ternship and residency, Dr. Williams opened his practice in Tampa. Dr. Williams said the' medical profession require 11 years beyond high schoo L : and requires a great amount > of dedication to achieve your[: goals. "' .. FAITH FELDER, MD Dr. Faith Felder en oiled at Oakwood College, a chosen major in Chern-!! istry. After completing undergraduate require-},' ments ; she graduated and([ continued her education att the University of Alabama J School of Medicine. He specialty is Internal Medi cine. After arriving in Tampa, Dr. Felder began a privat practice. She said to become physician, the journey i long. However, at its end, awaits a profession that con stantly offers challenges. Your Health Our History 201hAnnual Black Hen. .. Celebrati Friday, Feb.lO, 2012 Noon Joe Chillura Courtho6se: (Comer of Kennedy Blvd. 8: Pierce St. 2012 Legacy Award Wmner Enjoy great entertainment and an ethnic food sample! For information on. -'' :-plebse go .to Cassandra Patt ersonBrown C rowns portrait by Michael Cunningham HCC is an equal access/equal oppon unit v educational inst i tution N 0 ...... N


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