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Celebrating 67 Years In The Tampa Bay Area ee ea ore ours e ore a v c( c -a: 0 ..J u.. SEE PAGE 3-A VOL. 67 NO 62 FRIDAY MARCH 23 2012 52 PAGES 75 Program Gives Youth Dance/Step Teams An Outlet SEE PAGE 7-A Former Well-Known Belmont linleleague Coach Passes SEE PAGE 2-A A N All-WHITE JAU EVE-r l ett11 local Center Available To Help Returning Veterans SEE PAGE 1 0-A Last month, Paula Stevens Jones and Jabessa (Beth) Major Smith hosted an evening All-White Jazz Event at a local business. The two plan to host the event monthly and from time-to-time will be bringing in well-known jazz artists. One oflast month's performers was Trumaine Lamar (Burrell), his band and group of backup singers. Shown with Trumaine, second from left, are Jen-g -nifer Everett, Shannon LeGrand, Nadia Darius and Stance Mason. (Photo by Frederick Harris)

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Nr--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------0 Features Mom Needs _Help To Get life Former Belm.ont Heights linle league Coach Passes Saving Surgerv For Daughter ic( BY IRIS B. HOLTON C Sentinel City Editor a: LL Mrs. Roslean Payne said her oldest child, 17-year-old Kendra Love, has Sickle Cell Ane mia. Her son, Jonathan Payne, Jr., died from the disease at 15 months. She did not know that she was pregnant at the time of his death. But, she gave birth to Jonel Payne on April1, 2000, and immediately learned that her daughter was born with the right side of her heart missing. Within two weeks of her birth, Jonel had endured two heart surgeries. A stint was placed in her chest Since then, she had been required to have "Cath surgeries," (a procedure that allows doctors to check her heart without having to do conven tional surgery). Payne said she was informed on February 26th, that the stint is broken and must be replaced. In addition to it being broken, Mrs. Payne said the manufacturers discontinued it in 2004. "She has always been taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando. But, the doctors said the doctors who performed the original surgery should perform this surgery." Jonel Payne, who needs heart surgery, is shown with her older sister, Kendra, who suffers from Sickle Cell Anemia Disease. that she can take care of injured soldiers. The problem is, those doctors are now located c in Ohio. Mrs. Payne and Jonel must travel to St. a: Jude's Hospital, in Cleveland for the surgery. Mrs. LL Payne said she must raise at least $5,000 for the 0 trip because Medicaid will not cover out-of-state medical bills. Jonel is a 4th grade student at Robles Elementary School. Mrs. Payne said because of their unique illnesses, both girls are in and out of the hospital and she can usually handle it. However, this time she is hoping the community will help. Mrs. Payne, who is a full time student at San ford Brown Institute, said she and her husband are separated and he lives iJJ Melbourne. She said he is involved in her life, but the family still needs help. > Mrs. Payne said she was given a date of April 27th to raise the money. "They (doctors) won't U) even schedule it until I have raised some money for W the surgery, she said. i= During a telephone interview, Jonel said she ij: wants to become a nurse when she grows up so Anyone wishing to contact Mrs. Payne can send her an e-mail at roslean@sb-tampa.com. Anyone wishing to make a donation can visit www.carind>ride;e.om., or donations can be made at the Regions Bank, "Jonel Payne Heart Trust Fund" and the routing number is 063104668. w > w 0 w :I: U) :::l m 0. z ... ... m ... w z i= z w U) ic( 0 a: 0 ... LL *ELECT. ARBARA TWINE County Judge r;k.t.;;xper1tence. Service & Professionalism Experieace: Assistant AttorneyGeoeralU .S. Vagia Islands Dtpartmentof Justice C.eneral VIJ8in IslaDda Water and Power AWhooty Senior Assistant County Attorney-County, Florida Stewart, Joyner and Jordan Holmes-Civil Litigation, Family Law, Labor Law Stewart, TwiDe &: Caqilell-Civil Litigation. Criminal Defense, Persooal InjuJ:y Board Counsel-City of'Iimpa TrW Counael-Hillsbcxoogh County llsbw'OU2h High School of Florida, Juris Doctorate of South Florida, Bachelirecton lbida.A.Iciabcm ofWomea Lawyen 1i.mpa Bay 11m of Comt Hi.11Jborough CcaDty S. Fouodation-Past Pmidatt c-.ltySenke: Ufe Mr:mixr-Naticml CouDcil of Negro Women Life Member-AJpaa Kappa AJpba Sormty, Inc. 'Iiqla .md Jill of America-Put Presideul DeYelopment Council-Bay Area l.egBl Services St Petec OIM'l Catholic Church Ge.oeral Counsel, Educa1ioDal Advaucement F d A1pba IIppa Alpba Soolrily. Inc. Former Belmont Heights Little League coach, Andrew James, passed away Monday, March 19th after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 77 Coach James was a 1954 graduate of Middleton High School, and went on to attend Florida A&M University. His wife, Jacquelyn, said her husband was a gifted athlete, even while attending. Booker T. Washington. Although he coached baseball, the sport he played in school was basketball. Mrs. James said her husband got involved in little league baseball when his sons, Marlon and Darryl, started playing. "He coached them, and Marlon was on the first team that went to Williamsport for the Little League World Se ries," said Mrs. James. "He first started coaching in 1969, and coached Dwight Gooden G8ry Sheffield, Vance Lovelace, Floyd Youmans, Derek Bell and many others. He also coached PAL football with Bobby Wilds." Coach James retired as a truck driver after spending 13 years at the Westinghouse plant. Mrs. James said more than anything, he enjoyed vis iting the sick and shut-ins as a deacon at First Baptist Church of College Hill. "He was really deeply in volved in church activities, and as' an international mason, he was Worshipful Master of Jim Wilson Lodge #121 ." Mrs. James said her husband suffered from a series of ailments over the years, and over the past two weeks, he "COACH" ANDREW JAMES had developed a terrible cough. "He was told years ago he had a heart murmur, but it was treated and never caused him any problems. "On the day he passed, we were sitting in our family room talking when he complained about his chest hurting. I asked if he wanted to go to the hospital, or have his granddaughter come over since she's a nurse. Later we did call an ambulance, and he passed away at the hospital." Mrs. James said they were married for 54 years, and were looking forward to their 55th anniversary on April 28th. Coach James' eldest son, Andrew James, Jr. (Two Man) passed away in 2009. He was also a Middleton graduate (class of 1971). Services for Coach James will be held Saturday, 2 p. m. at First Baptist Church of College Hill. A wake is scheduled for Friday from 5 p. m. until 8 p m. at the church. Aiken's Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements BARBARA J. PITTMAN Practicing Law In: Criminal Defense Family Law Personal Injury Altomey & Counselor At Law Cypress Point Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry, Suite 101 Tampa, florida 33618 (813)269-9706 Fax: (813)960-0641 1be hiring of a lawyer u "" de
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., Teen Dead For lore Than 12 Hours BetOre Dad Notified 3: )> BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor More details surrounding the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin were re vealed during a telephone conference Thursday morning. The conference call, hosted by the National News paper Publishers Association and included Ms. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Martin; NNP A Chairman Cloves Campbell, Attorney Benjamin Crump, Rev. AI Sharpton, George Curry, Rev. R. B. Holmes, and numerous Black publishers from around the country. (The Florida Sentinel is a member of the NNPA.) Tracy Martin gave the following account of how he learned of his son's death. He had last spoken witli him ear lier in the afternoon on Sun day, February 26th. Martin stated that he had gone out to dinner that evening. When he returned home and Trayvon was not there, he assumed that his 20year-old nephew had picked him np. "I called his cell phone and it went to voice mail. Then I called my nephew's phone and it went to voice mail. I assumed he was with my nephew. "The next morning when he hadn't made it home, I called my nephew and he said Trayvon wasn't with him. The first call I made was to Department of juvenile Justice to see if he had ar rested. "The third call I made was to the Sheriffs Office non emergency number to file a missing person's report. "We were supposed to be leaving that morning (return ing to Miami). The dispatcher asked a few questions and about five minutes later, called back and asked about the clothes he was wearing. The dispatcher said someone be coming out to me." Parents 'One Million Hood,ie March' BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Six weeks ago, Trayvon Martin was an average teenager living in Miami. How ever, in the wake of his prema ture death, the call for accountability has reached epi demic proportions. On Saturday, concerned parents from the bay area will host a "One Million Hoodie March" in memory of the slain teenager. It will take place from 11 a.m. untilt p.m., at the intersection of N. Dale Mabry and W. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Ms. Kryst8.1 Bowens, Ms. Alexis Allen, and George Faulkner are some of the organizers. Ms. Bowens said, "We are just a group of people with children of our own. We are doing this to show support for Trayvon's family "We are asking everyone to come out, wear their hoodies, bring a bag of Skittles, a can of sweet tea, and their signs. We are all working parents and couldn't attend any of the events being held in Sanford," Ms. Allen said. TraYv-on Martin's grandmother is Tampa native, Mrs. Marian Spotford Evans. His great grandmother is the late Mrs. Audrey Spotford. Tampa NAACP Chaners Buses The Hillsborough County Branch of the NAACP will charter two buses to travel to Sanford. President Carolyn Collins, president, said the Sanford City Commissioners will hold their regular meeting on Monday, March 26th. She stated that the organization will charter only one bus and seating wiP be on a first come, first serve basis. She also stated that the or ganization is attempting to find out the time the meeting will be held. Anyone wishing to attend the meeting is asked to call or visit the local branch office at 308 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to sign up. The second bus will leave Tampa on Saturday, March 31. The State NAACP, the State Chapter of the Black Caucus, and several other organizations will hold a rally" on that day Mrs. Collins said the lineup for the march will begin at Crooms Academy on 13th Street and will end at the San ford Police Station, where the rally will take place. For additional information, contact the NAACP Office at (813) 234-8683. Councilman Reddick To Hold RaiiV On Travvon Martin Case Tampa City Gouncilman Frank Reddick will host a rally at the 34th Street of God, 3000 N. 34th Street on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 6 p. m. Councilman Reddick has invited local leaders and the community to join him in requesting the Florida Attor ney General and Department of Justice to take action in this case. Ms. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, parents ofTrayvon Martin. Martin said three police cars came to the residence. The detective spoke and asked if he had a recent photograph ofhisson. "I had just taken one of him early in the week, and showed it to him. He went to his car and retrieved a folder and asked if he could come inside. "He pulled out a photo graph of my pride and joy (Trayvon) laying on the ground dead. His eyes weren't all the way closed and his mouth wasn't all the way closed. From that point, it has been a nightmare," Martin said. Trayvon's mother, Ms. Sybrina Fulton, said it seems like an awful dream. "The pain gcies and then it comes back. My heart is heavy and !still cry. It's just difficult each day to get by." Attorney Benjamin Crump, who is representing the family, said three inde pendent witnesses, two white women and a Hispanic woman, all gave accounts of the shooting and said they heard Trayvon crying for help. "The police are trying to intimidate the witnesses. .. The police said the witness statements were inconsistent. "They never did a drug or background check on Zimmerman," Attorney Crump said. Attorney Crump further stated that George Zimmerman was questioned for about two hours after the shooting before he was re leased. But the police had not released any additional infor mation about the case. He also said drug; alcohol screen ings, and a background check were done on Trayvon. However, no such tests were performed on Zimmerman. Former Governor David Patterson also pointed out that no one ::1: checked to see if Zimmer-N man had a permit to have the gun that night. However, he said the rules of the neighbor-hood watch is that the person cannot carry a gun while on duty. Attorney Crump stated when asked if anyone knew where Zimmerman was, he said they were not sure. Rev. AI Sharpton said he believes people from all over the country are reacting to the death of the teenager because, "We all see Trayvon in ourselves. We are born as suspects instead of citizens. Trayvon was executed as a suspect. This brought to the surface what we fear for our selves and our children." Rev. Sharpton further stated that no one has asked for rallies to be held. But feel that the people are marching for themselves because the y ., can identify with Trayvon. 6 Rev. Sharpton further :!! said, "They (city officials) C think it's a small town and )> they are playing games. We're here to let them know they Z (Trayvon's parents) they have people all over the conn-m try and we've got their backs." 1 Wednesday night, three of the. City Commissioners cast J= no confidence votes against m police Chief Bill Lee. On Monday, a signed peti-., tion calling for justice bearing C: more than one million sigria-tures will be presented to the (i) Sanford City Commissioners ffi during their regular meeting. C FREE Professional Service News Alert: The Rorlda 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 .. (PIP Insurance Needed) 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 8. Inc. C) m w ):,.

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TRAYVON MARTIN Killed Feb. 26th BY IRIS B HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On April 10th, a Grand c Jury in Seminole County will i: h e a r the case surrounding the LL d ea th of Trayvon Martin. Th e panel will determine if the 1111( p erso n responsible for the t ee n 's death should stand trial. c en w :l .... i:t w > w c w :::t: en :::J George Zimmerman, th e 28-year-old neighborhood wa t c h volunteer who admitted shooting Trayvon, claims he was in fear of his life and is u si ng the controversial "Stand You r Ground" law as his de-fen se Zimmerman was never been taken into custody Officials at the Sanford Po-li ce Department stated that a.. t h e r e was not enough evidence Z t o arrest Zimmerman. ffi The shooting death of the :j unarmed teenager has sparked :l cries of racism, corruption, a nd hundreds of corresponW d ences from around the world. z j:: z w en 1111( c a: 0 ..J LL Chlel A "Ne Show" Seminole Branch NAACP President, Turner. Clayton Jr, hosted a meeting at a local c h urch on Tuesday evening T h e Mayor, City Manager, and Police Chief were "invited to att end the meeting, but none of t h em were present. It was learned that Mayor Jeff Triplett and City Man ager Norton N. Bonaparte, Jr., were in Washington, D. C meeting with the Depart me n t of Justice. However, Chief Bill Lee h as not publicly stated why he didn't attend the meeting. NAAC P National President Ben Jealous 'is calling for Chief Lee's resignation for federal authorities to take control of the police department because of "a pattern and practice of discrimina ti o n ." l 1?tefi City off Sanford hasffia w po 1ce orce 140 sworn o -c:J c e rs and 24 civilian employees. f Death 01 Teen:Headed For-Grand Jurv 'Not Travven's Voice -City Commissioner Patty Mahany said in an exclusive interview with a FOX 35, "The limited knowledge I have of the case is that the Sanford Po lice Department is confident it is not Trayvon Martin crying for help on the tape, that it is George Zimmer-they have received hundreds of hate emails from people around the world. "I have no reason to believe there is any corruption or that there's been any inappropriate behavior, so I am standing by our police chief." anornev onen nmellne Attorney Benjamin Crump disputed the claim of there not being enough evi dence to arrest Zimmerman. Attorney Crump used the 9-1-1 calls as a timeline and talked to Martin's 16-yearold girlfriend who was talking to Trayvon at the time of his death. Attorney Crump stated that Trayvon talked with his girlfriend in Miami as he walked to the store and on his return. During a taped interview, she related that the teenager had sought shelter after it began to rain. When the rain slacked, he began walking again. As they talked, Trayvon told her that he was being fol lowed. She told him to run, and at one point, Trayvon thought he had outrun the man in the vehicle. Zimmerman made sev eral calls to the dispatcher prior to the confrontation. In one of those calls, he was in structed not to leave his vehi cle. In another, he was told not to follow the teenager after it was learned that he had left his vehicle. Attorney Crump said Trayvon had no idea who the man following him was. The last call between Trayvon and the young lady was logged at 7:12 p.m and it lasted for four minutes. Dur. ing the call, Attorney Cnunp said the young lady overheard Trayvon being ap proached by Zimmerman. Trayvon asked why was he following him twice. Zimmerman in terin allegedly asked Trayvon twice what he was doing around there twice. Trayvon never broke the connection with the girl and she reportedly heard a portion of the altercation before the call disconnected. The call ended at 7:16p.m., and the first officer arrived on the scene at 7:17p.m., Attorney Crump said. "There are three independent witnesses who don't have a dog in this fight. This cannot be allowed to stand. "Seven people called 9-1-1. The dots have all been con nected. Police need to arrest this killer. He killed this child in cold blood and he's allowed to be free." Attorney Crump further stated that--he would give the taped interview with the girl to the Justice Department be cause he doesn't trust the San. ford Police Department. Calling Pollee The Seminole County Sheriffs Office recently re leased six 9-1-1 calls Zimmerman has made in the seven months prior to the shooting. In four of the calls, Zimmerman reported suspicious Black men in his neighborhood. The Sheriffs Office said Zimmerman has placed 46 calls to them in the last 11 years. Celebrities Go Public With Suppon F Travven Martin Campaign SANFORD, FL -An ex plosive petition on change.org started by the parents of Trayvon Martin now has more than 548,292 signatures from people around the world. It is quickly gaining the sup port of musicians, professional athletes, film industry repre sentatives, and numerous other celebrities online. The petition, started just days ago by Trayvon's par ents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, calls on Florida District Attorney Norman Wolfinger to bring charges against George Zimmerman, the self-proclaimed "neighborhood watch captain" who allegedly confessed to po lice that he killed Trayvon Martin. Police have so far de clined to charge Zimmerman with any crime. A number of international celebrities have taken to Twit ter and Facebook to spread the word about the petition and Trayvon's parents' struggle for justice. Musicians like Cher, Wyclef Jean, Talib Kweli, Clay Aiken, Monica, Janelle Monae, and Raheem Devaughn; film in dustcy leaders like Spike Lee, Mia Farrow, Taraji P GEORGE ZIMMERMAN Admitted to shooting .. unarmed teenager Henson, D. L. Hughley, and Michael Moore and sports stars like Chad Ochocinco have all tweeted their support for the petition on Change.org. Other celebrities who have promoted the petition online include John Legend, Russell Simmons, Big Boi, Chuck D, Questlove ofThe Roots, Estelle, Blair Underwood, Alyssa Milano, Kerry Washington and Gabrielle Union. Trayvon Martin was a top trending topic on TWitter at several points over the weekend and on Monday. Russell Simmons tweeted on Thursday: "Let's seek justice for Trayvon Martin. We will fight for a so ciety that is compassionate and loving, not one that pre judges and stereotypes." Fells Olin IIIV8SIIIadonlnto Travven Martin Case Late Monday night, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it will open an investigation into the murder of Trayvon Martin. After the Sanford Police Department lied to Trayvon's family and said that his killer George Zimmerman had no criminal record, they said they felt betrayed by authori ties. When the horrifying and heartbreaking 911 tapes were released, and we heard Trayvon begging for his life, the department's statement that Zimmerman's vigilante execution was in self-defense was also proven to be a lie. In the wake of their continued unprofessionalism, the family requested that the FBI take over the investigation and the U.S. DOJ responded. The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Mid dle District of Florida, and the FBI opened an investigation into the facts and circum stances of the shooting death ofTrayvon Martin. The department will con duct a thorough and inde. pendent review of all of the evidence and take appropriate action at the conclusion of the investigation. NORTON BONAPARTE, JR. Manager, City of Sanford FOX News lnll MaJor Media Oudetlgrlng TraVVII ManiA Case FOX News, long known for their propensity to either spin the news or ignore it, depend ing on their agenda, is once again making headlines for their near non-existent cover age of the Trayvon Martin case, reports Think Progress. As this story gains traction, including the explosive reports that the New Black Liberation Militia will attempt a citizen's arrest of Zimmerman, the si lence of FOX News gets in creasingly loud. Bid Mllllllls lHllal Fir TnPII Mal'llll's Dler Members of a self-pro claimed "New Black Libera tion Militia," based out of Atlanta, GA, say they plan to attempt a citizen's arrest of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watchman who confessed to fatally shooting the unarmed Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fllast month. One of. the leaders of this group, which is "a multi-faith, spiritual,cultural, scientific, and political instructional in stitution," according to its website, is a top student of the late Dr. Khallid Abdul Muhammad, a controversial National Spokesman and Rep resentative of the Nation of Islam. Najee Muhammad, who calls himself "the national commander and minister of the New Black Liberation In stitute and Militia," was active in protesting the execution of Troy Davis, who was con victed of and executed for the August 19, 1989 murder of po lice officer Mark MacPhail in Savannah, GA Coresswoman Dellvln Hoor Sleech Oa ShOIIIag 011111 WASHINGTON, D. C. On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), delivered a floor speech on the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Congresswoman ended the speech saying, "I encourage the citizens of Florida and the citizens from around the world to continue to fight for justice for Trayvon Martin. Justice must be served!"

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FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co. Member of National Newspaper PubHshers Association (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publishers, Inc. New York. @ 1990 -94 CP Timelnternational POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P.O. Box 3383 Tampa, FL 33801 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL C. Blythe Andrew. 1901-1&n (1945) C. Blythe Andrewe, Jr. (1&n) S KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT AWSON WELLS-CLEBERT, CFO GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDrTOR HAROLD ADAMS, CIRCULATION MANAGER BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR TOYNETTA COBB, PRODUCTION MANAGER LAVORA EDWARDS, CLASSIFIED MANAGER Subscriptlons-$44 0D-8 Months Both Editions : $87.DO-Per Year Both Editions Oplnlanl expreeeed on edllorlel pegee ollhiol ,_.......,.by Columnists ot 'Wri11r8, do not nollecllhe ediiDrlal -.c. ol The Florldll Senllnellluhlln ot lhe Publ8her. I The Stand Your Ground Law lust Gal I Yes, we vehemendy opposed the "Stand Your Ground Law" when it was enacted by the Florida Legislature in 2005. We oppose it even more now. The cold-blooded shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a vigilante in a gated Sanford community is a glaring example of racial profiling. That a 28-year-old so-called volunteer neighborhood crime watch deputy with a gun would confront a defenseless teenager, question the teenager's "right" to be in a gated community, but on the premise of self-defense take that child's life, is simply too much for any free and just society to bear. There is nq excuse for racial stupidity. Indeed, the few Black folks who can currendy afford to live behind gates should begin to worry whether their sons are safe from profiling. For, most certainly, had young Trayvon been white, he would still be alive, today. We call on the NAACP, the National Urban League, the FBI, U. S. Justice Department, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and the Florida Legislature to deal with this disgrace, which has caused 38 Floridians to lose their lives since 2005, in the name of security and self defense. And on this demand, we shall stand ourground! J. D. Alexander Strikes Again Who is J.D. Alexander, and why is he targeting Hillsborough County? J. D. Alexander is a Florida legislator and the Senate budget chairman. The same J. Alexander tried to slit USF's throat by cutting it in half in order to make a new university to be placed in the middle of a cow pasture. J.D. Alexander also almost single-handedly brought about the closing of one of the state of Florida's most successful corrections facilities located in Hillsborough County. J.D. Alexander, Florida's Darth Vader, developed a negative love-Jones for USF campus when it came to the question of whether it should go amoeba-like and divide itself into a Polytechnic University, which would be placed (where else?) in Alexander's backyard. After a bout of booing and hissing and threatening to cut USF; s budget by more than so percent, J D. got his way (almost), and USF's president Judy Genshaft was lucky to have survived by the h airs on her chinnychin-chin. But Florida's Vader wasn't finished. Sources say he (J.D.) was behind another push to see the Hillsborough Correctional Institution in Riverview go down because it wasn't making enough money. N ever mind the fact its track record on rehabilitating inmates was a national, if not international treasure. Despite the fact other legislators supporting it, His Majesty Alexander would answer, "We all can say we like to do things. But if you don't have the money in the budget to do it, it doesn't really mean something." (Say what?) A famous quote fits J.D. Alexander by Lord Acton "Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." Your Ground' law A license To Murder F rom the day Florida passed the 'Stand Your Ground' law, I have been suspicious of and disturbed by the law The recent murder of a 17-year-old African American youth has confirmed all of my fears and concerns. I feel very safe in saying that Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' law is no more than a license to commit murder. Under this law, all one has to do is to claim that they were in fear of bodily harm or fear for their lives and they can kill the alleged per son. Dead men tell no tales. In many of these Stand Your Ground' murders, it is the murderer's word against that of the dead person. In Sanford, FL, a non Black killed an unarmed Black youth with a 9mm gun, claiming self-defense and was never so much as put in the back of the .in ves tigating officer's police cruiser. All he had to do was cla i m self-defense and stroll casu ally to his car and ride off in the night a free murderer. The Sanford police chief used the 'Stand Your Ground' law to explain a murderer's stroll to freedom. One former state attorney said the 'Stand Your Ground law is one of the dumbest laws eVer put on the books. Another one said that all the 'Stand Your Ground law does is enc ourage people to kill one another. I agree with these two statements whole-heartedly. Stand Your Ground' shoot-., ::D ings have tripled in numbers since the law was passed. People have shot and killed )> people who they would not have shot if it had not been :::1: for the Stand Your Ground' law. These people know that the law is a license for them ..... to kill and be protected N under the law. 'Stand Your Ground' law or not, if a Black person kills a white person, they had better have a lawyer and a bail bonds person on hand. The Black person needs these two people because for sure, they are going to jail. They may get out, but they are going to jail. To make matters worse, lawmakers who helped to pass this law got on national television and called the law all kinds of evil things. Some even said the law has to be repealed. This is a claim that is very easy to agree with. The killing in Sanford makes a mockery out of the law. It clea rly illustrates that the law is both ari incentive and a license to kill. I agree that the Sanford killer should stand his ground. His ground should be in the mid dle of a locked-tight jail cell. ., i z m r m Letter To The Editor Profit Or Production: Will The Truth Please Stand Upl z Childhood Early Learning Family Homes, Exist?. Centers And ChildcareWhy Do They First, before anyone jumps to concluSions, let me clarify one thing. There are many privately and publicly owned Early Learning Centers and Family Childcare Homes that are doing an excellent job, when it comes to production (preparing and setting the foundation of learning, briefly stated). To you, I tip my. hat! This editoriallett.er is not for you. On the one hand, we have those who are just in the business for the profit. "Who are those?'" you might ask. I am glad you did. These are the centers that circumvent the childcare licensing regulations, you know, those who move children from room to room to give the illusion of being in ratio. These are the centers that move employee files if files are not up-to-date. These are the' centers who really serve oodles noodles (with the high sodium content), until the food inspector comes. These are the centers who fail to invest in purchasing quality childcare outdoor and indoor equip-. ment. Safety is only a concern if licensing has written you up or a child gets hurt and the family has decided to sue. These are .the ones who only see parents as paying customers or problem makers, not decision makers or helpers. These are the centers who are understaffed and have staff with very minimum or no experience. I know-it's cheaper to pay a less qualified person. These are the centers that don't purchase a compatible curriculum with enough materials for eve-ryone. One book will do and the others can make copies. These are the centers that have no construe-. tion paper, no pencils, no paints; no puzzles or puzzles with pieces missing; no books, or torn, dirty books, no paint easels, no off the floor cots, no computers in the classrooms, no music in the classroom, or one sound system for the entire school, no outside, well-kept shady area for play, no outside tables, no outside water fountain and the list goes on. These are the ones that only go on one field trip a year, forget about experiencing the environment around you, you know like picking strawberries, visiting a dog pound, or something that is uncommon to their environment. Now, you tell me, is it for profit or production? The cost is great when it comes to owning and operating a childcare center or family childcare home. Nothing thatis worth something comes cheap. The educating of our young children between the ages of o-s is a very serious, but wonderful experience and opportunity. It's an opportunity that comes with more that "profit" or "finances." It's an opportunity to share the positives of learning. You tell me, "Profit or Production?" It would be nice to see a group of or family childcare homes that come togethe r and ope n a high-quality learning center, than to see a low-quality center "a c: m c en :::1: m c m c! m i -< )> z c ., ::z:J i on every corner and every street. You tell me, "ProfitorProduction?" j DELORES WINGFIELD frl Early Educator

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Local ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------0 Activist: Plans Tied Up Fo. r west Tampa Pharmacv BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Growing up in West Tampa, Huey Johnson remembers making trips to the nearby Eagle Pharmacy on Howard Avenue for family members. He also remembers going on his own for the sundry items. For decades, Eagle Drugs was a convenient source for the residents of West Tampa, especially the seniors. However, the pharmacy was closed almost 30 years ago, and nothing was ever done to replace it. Johnson has initiated a campaign to get a pharmacy back on Howard Avenue or Main Street. "The seniors in this area have to either have a car, catch a bus, or get someone to take them to the pharmacy for their medication. That's not fair to them, and I'm part of a group that is trying to get a pharmacy they can walk to. "My efforts to get this done have been met with bureau-HUEY JOHNSON cracy and red tape." Johnson said economic growth in West Tampa is cru cial, and he's spoken to city officials who told him about an economic package for West Tampa. "When I spoke to some city officials, they told me there were still a lot of things -that will need to be done before any economic comes to West Tampa. Then, they brought up the River Walk Project. "Why should we have to wait for this project to happen? Why can't we be given what we need to create eco nomic growth in our commu nity? These are questions I've asked, and I get getting the same old answers. I think we deserve to know how the city plays a role in helping the development of new businessesinWestTampa." Johnson said every week, he reads stories about funds being allocated for other projects, but he's yet to see the source of that revenue. "We are well aware that certain powers want African Americans out of. West Tampa, and that will start with the displacement of the residents at the .North Boulevard Homes and Bethune Hi-Rise." Johnson said he's spoken to Councilman Fr,ank Reddick, and was told he'd support anyone who applies for Community Develop-ment Block Grant (CDBG) funds. 5852 -NORTH DALE MABRY, 2 MILES NORTH OF RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM Program Helps Give Youth Dance Teams An Outlet BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel SuiffWriter Candi Taylor has always been thrilled watching young people involved with dance and step teams. She said she's seen so many of them perform, it's a shame they don't compete. "That's when I -came up with the idea to create "Rep Yo School." My plan was to give step and dance teams an out let to compete. "Along with the step and dance team competitions, "Rep Yo School" has a television and award show. The award show is voted on by students, teachers, and parents." This year's awafds show will be held Sunday, May 20th at ,Centro Asturiano,' 1913 North Nebraska Avenue. "I believe it's important our teachers and students get the recognition they deserve," said Ms. Taylor. "It's also good to have the teachers, and parents nominate who they believe is deserving of an award." "Rep Yo School" has 19 awards that are voted ori, and 2 awardS that are voted on by the Rep Yo School staff. ,....-----. ::::t N Co) CANDI TAYLOR "We also have award that is given to the football state champions," said Ms. Taylor. "We will be holding auditions for the new versus old school dance off for the awards. The new school dancers must be in kindergarten through 12th grade, and old school dancers must be over the age of 30. We are also having a singing/rap contest for the student who can come up with the best lyrics for the theme music. The winner will perform at the award show. For more information, con tact Ms. Taylor at (813) Sso-4115. N 0 N 1-7031 Photos are for illustration purposes only. C>1996 Autonation, Inc.

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c a: Woman Received Confirmations That Plav was Anointed Bv God LL BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor Since Joyce Cooper has been working on writing, developing and producing a gospel play on Queen Esther, she has been plagued with many But, at the same time when she'd decide to give up, God would step in and show her a sign that 'He' had anointed this work. "Woman of God Queen Esther" will be presented this weekend, March 24th (7 p m.) and March 25th (3 p. m.) at Countryside High School, 3000 S. R. 580, Clearwater (33761). The director left, some of the cast members backed out c and there were other obsta-ii: cles. Shortly after she received z direction to. go ahead with c( the stage play oq Queen Esther, she received a letter C from one of the television f3 evangelists. In the information sent, there were DVDs > for sale on Queen Esther. a: w > w c w en ::::; D :::l Q. z i= w ..J ..J :::l D MS. JOYCE COOPER Listening at TV that night, the minister preached on the same subject. Later, attending a women's conference in Sarasota, the scheduled speaker could not attend, but the person that came spoke on Queen Esther and followed with another sermon on King David. That's what her second production will be about. When the Lord gave me the vision last summer, he gave me Queen Esther and King David," she explained. Earlier this month, she saw in the news where the Prime Minister of Israel gave to President Obama a book on Esther "to show that God can make a way out of no way," she said. During rehearsals, Ms. Cooper needed the words to a Hebrew song; she knew the tune, but not the words. Ironically, a young man in Clearwater knew the song she referenced and had someone to email her words to that song, which made the play complete. The play has a cast of about 18 members. Melvin Coleman is the director and. Nate Mitchell is the music director. Queen Esther is played by Allison)tanford and Queen Vashti is played by Lynn Lumsten. Mose Smith is one of the singers. The play will feature the Tabernacle Dancers of Beit Tehila of Brandon. "I've been through a lot putting this all together, but I'm just being obedient," she said. NG MARCH 27"' at 7 ; 30pm SPEAKER PASTOR DERRICK L WEDNESDAY YENING MARCH 281" at 7 : 30pm SPEAKER SUPT. ANTHONY W. GILYARD, EDISON, NJ THURSDAY EVENING MARCH 29"' 7PM-9PM GLORY FAMILY FELLOWSHIP FRIDAY MORNING MARCH 30,. 10AM-2PM FREE COMMUNI'TY JOI FRIDAY EVENING MARCH 30"' AT 7 :30PM SPEAKER PASTORJ. R. FELTON, ORlANDO, R. SATURDAY EVENING MARCH 31 .. at SPM-DED.ICATION HIS GRACE, THE RIGHT REVEREND MATT*:fEW WIWAMS, JURISDICTIONAL IISHOP SUNDAY APRIL 1sr at 12 NOON GLORY SERVIC.-SPEAKER PASTOR BRAXTON East Tampa Group Wants To Address Problem Ol1rash' On The Streets .BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer On Tuesday evening, the East Tampa Community Revitalization Partnership group had their meeting at the Ragan Park Community Center. ETCRP Chairman, Essie Sims, said about 70 to So people attended the meeting .and several important issues were discussed. "We had Fred Hearns give us the history of east Tampa, and a representative from the Tainpa Bay Area Rapid Transit Association .talked about the future of transportation in Tampa. "I'm also in the process of streamlining the sub-chairman positions, because I believe we need to be more effective." Sims said Ms. Antoinette Glover spoke to them about campaign to get synthetic drugs removed from stores in our communi ty, and he's in favor of doing what's best for the community, and getting drugs off the streets. "I think the most serious issue is the accumulation of trash in our community Almost every area has trash littering the streets, and that's not attractive. I believe it's up to us to clean up where we live." Sims said he considers the issue of trash on the streets to be critical, and they will do whatever it takes to make residents aware of the need to help keep their areas clean. ands Of God Ministries welcomes you to. "Come See !A Man" John .4:29 Ma .rch 28_-30, 2012 Pastor J. E. Harris, Waycross, GA. Bishop Clayton Ferguson H.O.G.M. E 27th Tampa, 'FL (813) 248-36 f FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH_ OF LINCOLN GARDENS 4025 WEST PALMffiO STREET, TAMPA, fl 33607 REV. A. W GREENE, PASTOR -Help Open Pathways to Education (HOPE Scholarihip Program) THEME: Mewing Forward With A Vision (Habakkuk 2 :3) Guest Speaker Rev. Charles Jones of Mace:cJonia M.a. Church, D.t:i.l !f Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 11 :OOam Education Ministry Founder: Sis. Lucille Franklin Education Ministry leader : Sis. Pamela Gra

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"' Local :u Organizers Expect Over 400 To Anand Carter G. Woodson lecture Series The Gamma Omicron Boule of Sigma Pi Phi FraternitY, Inc. will celebrate the legend of Dr. Carter G. Woodson with its signature lecture series on Saturday, March 31t. The Bay area based chapter will welcome nearly 400 guests for an evening of intellect, recogni tion and encouragement. The theme for the 25th edition of the lecture series is "Embracing Our Greatest ASset: Leaders, Mentors and Role Models." The evening's keynote speaker is Harvard law professor, Charles Ogletree, Jr. He will speak on grooming young men to be leaders, mentors and role models. Ogletree was the attor ney for fellow Harvard pro fessor, Skip Gates when he DR. J. CEDRIC THORNTON Sire Archon (President). Gamma Omicron Boule was arrested outside of his own home in 2009. He also served as an advisor to President Barack Obama. Ogletree is the author of several books which will be available at the event. The City of. Tampa and Mayor Bob Buckhorn are in support of the event and have issued an official procla mation to the Boule. Two DR. JAMES 0. BROOKINS ... Event Chair deserving students from Hillsborough Community College and St. Petersburg Community College will re ceive a scholarship at the event. "We are extremely proud of the work that we are doing within our communities. This lecture series is our sig nature fundraiser and we are looking forward to awarding To Receive Distinguished Achievement Award BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On March 31"\ members of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World will meet at the Westin Hotel, in Fort Lauderdale. One Tampa woman will be among those recognized at the assembly. Daughter Fannie M. Thomas will be presented the Florida State Association of Temples "Lady of Merit" distinguished achievement award. She is a member of the Bay City Temple #15 8. Daughter Thomas is being recognized as a true community leader in the bay area. She has also reached the highest honor of Elkdom and she continues to serve her community. A former educator, Daughter Thomas retired after 28 years of service. She is a Golden Honoree of Zeta Phi DAUGIITER FANNIEM. THOMAS Beta Sorority, Inc., for more than so years of Outstanding Service; President of Excel lence Award, Florida Memo rial University and Co-Captain of the Foreign Mission for Somebody Cares Ministry, Hope of Shiloh Community Church. She is a member of the Young At Heart organization of St. Luke A. M. E. Church. Daughter Thomas volunteers with the Miracles Outreach Youth Center, the Tampa Living Facility, Traveling Black History Mu seum, and for the Hillsbor ough County Supervisor of Elections Office during elec tion season. Daughter Thomas is a former Past Daughter Ruler of Bay City Temple #158; a for mer Loyal Daughter Ruler of Emma V. Kelley Council; served as District 6 Company Clerk, Antlered Guard; and George E. Edgecomb Co. X., and the local and state Direc. tress of Education, Ida M. Register Legacy State Depart ment. She is also the Past State President and Past Grand Daughter Ruler of the organi zation. 10TH ANNUAL MEN'S DAY PROGRAM Sunday, March 25, 2012 4 P.M. The Word: E lder Torrell Lee S i nging : Life In Christ Male Chorus Solo : Bro Joe l Randall So l o : You ng Darren Ro b inson PASTOR: A. L. RANDALL Asst. Pastor: Linda Randall A dministrator: Gretta Peacock ATIY. CHARLFS OGLETREE Keynote Speaker deserving young men with these scholarships," says Dr. James Brookins, Event Chair. The 25th Annual pr. Carter G. Woodson Lecture Series is at the Hyatt Regency Tampa (211 N. Tampa St., Tampa) and will feature a cocktail reception at 6 p. m. and dinner at 7 p. m. Tickets and more information are available -at www.gam maomicronboule.org. The Boule Lecture is named for Dr. Carter G. Woodson (also a member), whose seminal work, The 1\) Miseducation of the Negro, g first published in 1933, influN enced generations of scholar ships in sociology, psychology, education and economics. Dr. Woodson is the founder of Black His tory Month. The Sigma Pi Phi Frater nity, Inc. is best known as the Boule, a Greek term meaning "council of noblemen" Founded in 1904, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is the oldest Greek-letter organization comprised primarily of African-American men. The Boule has more than s,ooo members and 119 chapters ., throughout United States rand the Caribbean. Its chap-g ters consist of some of the 6 most affluent, influential )> accomplished men leaders rn m who are making lasting con-z tributions to their communi--1 z ties, our society and the m world. More information is ravailable at maomicronboule.org or r-r--m .... z 'V c m r-c;; ::1: m c TICKETS:.. $10.00 (KIDS tt 1.: UNDER FREE) 813-248-6600 OR INFO@FBCCH.ORG FOR MORE llelll.8ollllll: lew Progr-M llllonary Baptist Church 3307 East Shadowlawn Avenue Tampa, Flortda 33610 Rev. E. J. Williams, Pastor Date: Sunday, March 25, 2012 .. -Felturlnl: Various Choirs, Groups & Vocalists from tile Greater Tampa Bay Area Miatrea Of Ceremony; Missionary carrte Williams For information on Program Participation Please CaH (813) 781-4910

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Local co; Tampa Vet Center D: .Available For C( .Returning Veterans looking For Help BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer With this country still at war, and With the issue of the massacre of the civilian fami lies in Afghanistan, many military personnel are returning to this country with a Variety of problems or needs. The Tampa Vet Center is there to help them with array of serv.:. ices. Jimmie L. Thomas, Su-pervisory Social Worker/Clinical Coordinator, said quite a few returning veterans know :where to go. .. For the ones who may not know where to go, we do a lot of outreach in the coriunu. nity. Our Center and the staff. at the James Haley Hospital tell the veterans about the serviceS to them, and 90 da}rs after they return, we talk to .them about everything.'We_go out to' military installations and make them aware o(what they ean do to help and their families." said they offer readjustnieiit counseling for military personnel who have ser.ved iii' war zones. "Among the critical issues they deal with ate martial problems, and we have therapists wlio work them specifically on. those iSsues. lrl Employment is also a critical z topic, and We work with' the Workforce Alliance to seek w suitable employment for the en returning veterans." Thomas said for the veta: eranS returning with medical g issues, they are referred diLL. JIMMIE L THOMAS rectly to the James Haley Hospital-so they can be seen and they are also treated for problems like post traumatic stress di8order (PTSD). "We are highly trained in dealing with that issue, and because of problems some incurred while on active duty, they may qualify for benefits ." .. A new service we is counseling for military sexual -for individuals who have been sexually as5flulted while in the military." Thomas said bereavement counselors for families who have lost loved ones is 3lso available, and the Center is one of 5 nationwide that's a pllot for homeles5 "We them and give them access to housing and other life sustaining seivices;" For more information on the services offered at the Vet Center for-veterans who have fought in a war zone, call (813) 228-2621, or visit the Center at 3637 West Waters Avenue, Suite 6oo. St.ate Baptist Convention Is Missing One Popular Face BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor The Progressive Mission ary and Educational Baptist State Convention of Florida, Inc. is convening this week at Innisbrook Resort and con cludes todaY, March 23, 2012. With sadneSs, one popular face has been missing from the activities that have taken place this week: Mrs. Mary .. Duhart I...owtt passed aW8y unexpect edly last Friday morning after collapsing at her Brandon home. She was 67 years old. Despite preparing to go on a waiting list for a heart, Mrs. Lovett continued her work for the Lord She was active in several auxiliaries of the. State Convention. And, she urged and others to sup. port, iOin, or participate in the The Lovetts would have celebrated 47 years of marriage on Thursday, Mareh 22nd. activities, as well. She and her husband, John Claude Lovett, Jr., were already registered at Iri nisbrook for this week of events. She insisted that members of her church, New Mt. Zion attend the Mission program of the convention to support State President Dr. Barbara Wright. The Lovetts attended services for the Deacons/Deaconesses, and any other teaching aspects of the convention. Wherever services involving the convention or the Congress were held around the state, the couple attended. About 3 years ago, Mrs. Lovett learned she had a heart problem. She spent several months in the hospital and several more weeks at home recuperating. She always spoke of being grateful that God raised her and brought her back to her church. family and the activities she loved. Funeral serviCes for Mrs. Lovett are being held on Sat urday, March 24, 2012, 10 a. m. at New Mt. Zion M. B. Church, with the oouple's nephew, Rev. Eric Campbell, Pastor of Faith Temple M. B. Church, bringing the eu logy. funeral notice for more information). Senier Velunteer Dies Following Illness BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor As a teenager, Mrs. Josephine Mitchell-LeWis Morris. began working with children as a mentor. Her work in this capacity remained throughout her life. Morris died on March 16th .from complica tions of a massive stroke. She was 76 years old Accoi:ding to her son, George "Coach Lew" Lewis, Mrs. Moriis "retired, but remained active in the coinniunity. After 15 years of se_!Vice as a Crossing Guard with. the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office, slie became a member of the FoSter_ Grandparents in Service organization .As a vol unteer, she served as a TeaCher's Aide at Belle Witter MRS. JOSEPHINE MITCHELL-LEWIS MORRIS 1/6/1936-3/16/2012 .Elementary School, he said. ..She was there for 7 years as a volunteer. She had a mas sive stroke in June 2011 and. was not able to return." Mrs. Morris was admitted to the Lakeshore Villas Retirement and Rehabilitation Center at the time of her death. A Tampa native, Mrs. Morris attended .. the local schools of Hillsborough County. She began high ton Day Care Center as a Child Care Assistant After the death ofMr8. Washington, the center closed. Mrs. Morris. continued to work in the day care industry for several years before becoming a Crossing Guard in the. Tampa area. Mrs. Morris was married to James E. Morris, Sr., and was the mother of six children. Her husband and daughter preceded her in death. Lewis said his mother loved to cook and was a very outgoing person. "She loved kids, and helping the elderly. always had a smile on her face that was out of this world. Even if she was going through something you would never knowit." Funeral services for Mrs. -------------------------------------------------------------------school at the Harlem-Don Thompson High School, but Morris will take place Saturday, March 24th, at her church, Revelation Community Missionary Baptist Church. Ray Williams Funeral Home is in charge of handling i' didn't graduate. After earning her certification in Child Care, Mrs. Morris worked at Washing-I )o \ "'ant to 111. d c .1 d ift't :r<.'lll'L' in a child's life? If eo, ,._ CICifDcf OUT olllce ID IMm llbouf 1Jeoamt1fJ a...._,__. ,_,.,.,ID Cllflllfrwt ,_,of ...... lrMnghome&. Basic Foeter Parent Requlrem.nt.: you at .... 21 ,... old wHit f8vorable background HaVe adequalle Income to meet your family's current needs. 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Local c Award Winning Mother II Slain Teens ; Plavwright To Host Struggles To Establish Memorial Writers Workshop On Thursday, April 19th at ti o ns. is currently in the the Plant City campus of process of publishing a series Hills borough Community of plays and romance novels, College, K. L Kennedy will full of action packed plots present a writers workshop and intriguing characters from 2:30 p. m. until 3:30 that capture the. hearts of' p : m. The event is free and theater go ers readers, and open to the public. fans. K. L. Kennedy is a K. L; Kennedy has Kennedy Center Award winenjoyed successful endeavors ning playwright with a pas-in banking and finance. He sion for relationships and shares his talents as a full romance. In 2009,. The. time music producer. and is Kennedy Center honored and an author of vaqpus articles awarded him with a perfor. on religion and spirituality, mance of his play, "The Love including "The Color of the That Divides." His works (American Muslim convey a writing style that Journal). He is a lecturer and explores our romantict emo. spiritu al development work tiona!, and spiritual nuances .. shop master and currently with rich dialogue and resides in Plant Cityt Florida unique character constitu-with his family. Plavwriuht uses The Ins As Inspiration BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Looking back over his life, Adrian Anthony realizes that his story could have been much different. As a teenager, he was facing sev eral criminal charges, some of which carried life sen-tences. However,. for some unknown reason, when Anthony went before the judge, he was given a sentence of 15 years in priSon. "I was in prison for 15 years. I ADRIAN ANTHONY Continues to inspire others with plays could have been given 9 life young people go through sentences for the crimes I what I've been through. I was Charged with." h ave produced two plays. '. While in prison, he "I Started out in June 2009 obtained his GED and certicleaning up Tropicana fications in Vocational and I just kept moving up. Electronics and Culinary Now, I'm the mimagerofthe Arts. He also discovered he night creW-. I am managing a had a for writing. multi-million compa-Anthony said he was ny. always considered the class : "A lot of young people clown. While in prison, he. think that because they have -would make the other been in troublet they can't inmates laugh and thaded ,.., do anything. You. can do itt him to writing. you just have to put your After his release, Anthony' mind to it and believe in produced his first play enti. God. tle4 He ..Sometimes God takes you produced the play as used tbi'ough some things to take local teenagers to play the : you to better things. I used roles of various charaCters. t o ask God, 'why? But I InJune 2010, Anthony J n ow that, He is g o i n g to offered the comm u nitY bl ess me: Anthony s ai d. play, "I'm Still. Your The founder of Big Boot Father. -On March 30, Productions, Anthony uses Anthony wUl o ffer his own money to produce "Caught Up," hi's .the theatrical pro ductions, production to the co mmuni' including renting the locaty = tions .ln this comi c ereation, I don't want to see other he playS. seven characters. JUDY BRITO Mom strUggles to keep children's memory alive BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter J udy Brito continues to grieve the loss of her two children, Kiara and Jeremi They were gunned down inside their home in 2011,. and since their deaths, Ms. Brito has tried to establish a memonal in their honor. "I want to create a lastiiig memory for my children, and at the sanie time, reach out to 'Other parents who have lost children to vio lence "When I first started, a lot of people had pledge' d to help :pte with fundra1sers and other events. Now, all of them have backed away, and I feel I'll neVer be able to get this done.", Ms. Brito said the prob lem is she's being judged by mistakes she's made in her life in the paSt, and people who were once supporters, have now nirned iilto haters. "I tried contacting them, and they either won't answer the phone, or just tell me that I'm the same person I was years ago when I was using drugs. I'm not that person anymore, and this isn't about me. This is about my children and trying to help as many other families as l ean." In tears, Ms. Brito said she feels like giving up, KIARA'AND JEREMI BRITO murdered in 2011 because she just hasn't been able to get through the wall that has been put up by peo ple who doubt her s i nce ri ty "I haven't asked anyone for anything for myself. ;:!:! Everything I've done has 0 been in Kiara and :!! Jeremi's name, and to honor them., en .. Tampa Bay Black Nurses Association, Inc. willltost a Scholarship & Awards Banquet Saturday, March 31,2012 7:00p.m. Double Tree Hotel 4500 W. Cypress St. Tampa, FL 33607 Keynote Speaier: latlolalllack .. .,. Alllclllilll, lie. Pfllldllt D r Deldre Walton Theme: "1111 Palllos Heallll C..: 1be Roll and RelpRIIilty Tickets: S37.oo 1 Person Contacts: D!tloris SingiRDn -813.310.a31 Rasa .. Camlllidoet President -813. 7fil -*ALL PRO F&ERRAL \ "WHERE THE PROS ARE" m z ::! z m r-m c: r rm ::! z ., c: m r-c;; ::::t m c m < m -f c: m en c ?< ,.. z c

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5irthdat;t Greetings Happv Belated Binhdav I < :!: CEMIA. Cemia, we love you. From: Grandma Brenda and Kevin; dad, Cedric Whipple, Jr.; mom, Crystal; Grandma Emma and Rodney; arid family. Cypress Point Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 101 Tampa, Florida 33618 (813) 386-5730 Fonner Hillsboroul!h County Prosecutor-Deputy Chief FREE Refreshments Served www.facebook.com/lorraine.ma1 J. JACQUES A. DARIUS, P.A ATTORNEY 813/930-2222 Accident & Injuries Employment Civil Rights FamilyLaw Appeals 7211 N. Dale Mabry Ste 228 ............ '-"*"" ___ olio_ ---------Arrested and Concerned About Your Legal Call Tanya Dugree (813) 418-5253 Pa)ment Plans Available With NO CREDIT CHECK Happy Belated Binhdav LOUIS MCCARTER Happy belated birthday. God has blessed you another year. Construction Management Courses Construction Management Courses for small and disadvantaged businesses will begin on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9 p. m. The courses will be held at Hillsborough Community College, Ybor Campus. For additional information, please call (813) 207-0003. I CORRECTION I In an article entitled "Tampa Nurse Is Recipient Of 2012 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award," that appeared in the Sentinel on March 9th incorrectly stated that Maria Russ, ARNP, CPNP, Ph.D., was the Coordinator of School Health Services. Dr. Russ is the Supervisor of School Health Services. We apologize for any inconvenience the error may have caused. Door Prizes -.; 8-10 P. M. Donation $10 In The Spotlight GIENIE Things are getting hot already, and so is this week's Spotlight feature, Gienie. This young lady says her favorite star is Jennifer Lopez, and her hobbies are going to lounges, out to dinner and to the beach. In the future, Gienie wants to become a mogul. Gienie tries to keep her life as simple as possible, and says the man in her life must be an old school gentleman. Congratulations to Gienie as this week's Spotlight feature. If you're interested in being in the Beauty Unlimited or Spotlight, please send your information and photo, including a contact number to: lcrews@flsentinel.com.

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_L_o_ca ___ ______ Unitv Youth Football Barber Returns For Comes To Highland Pines 16th season Q BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Stafl'Writer No one is happier than Kevin Williams to wel-. come the Unity Youth Football League into the Highland Pines community. Their teain Will-be known as the Cougars; and they will play their games the NFL YET Center on 34 Street and.Lake Avenue. v Williams said he's satis fied with the staff he's put together, and as the. Commissioner for the team, he says their main go8I is to be positive tole models .for: the youth. :;:. leftto right: Ronald Wilson; Cheerleading CoiDIDissioner, Sandra .Pringle; Footbiill Commissioner, Kelvin Williams; Assistant Football.Commissioner, Patricia Hoyte,. "We want to tea..ch them discipline and let them know : how important it is to be: respectful and self-reliant. We11 also be helping the kidS andCoachJ?hnnyYoung. with their homework, and juSt be there when they need us." Williams_ said this is just another effort to get the kids off the street, and give them something constructive to do. "' "Our recruiting proCeSs haS just started, and. preparing to set up fundr&is, ers with the hope of getting the parents involved. r: to this program will go t:llrough a _level2 background check, and all .have some football experience." Williams said the City of Tampa Recreation Departnient is working on a plan and repair a field.. at the Highland Pines Park so they will have a place to practice. is 'our first season, and I':d like 'to get 100 'kids for the first season. We're to get 25-_m.an rosters '; this year, and increase them -next year. We'll also have cheerleading squads." Williams said the leaderinside the Unity Program impressed him, and he has the utmost confidence in the league's Director, _Orlando Gudes. "We must also give thanks to our executive staff, Highland Pines Resident Association President, Mrs. Betty Bell, and the Highland Pines community leaders." .School Oflicials tOok At Proposal .. Administration; Lewis "ing it up.later. We will be Brinson, said it's all' option looking at all options, and districts use to fund some when it comes to outside BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Stafl'Writer Hillsborough County public sports. ,. sponsors, we need to know school-officials are exploring "Sports are very costly. how long they will do the possibility of having stu. ThiS is an option for parents We need long teim' commit-dents pay to participate in .who have been 'complaining mes: .'IbiS_ is a very det3iled sports. 'about how to fund lacrosse. issue. The parents Will say, if On Tuesday, School Board : "Right now, it's just an idea they are going to pay, then voted to discuss : ; on the table, and something their child had better play." the idea at a workshop. .. we to look at. It may School District Athletics School District Assistant start out with the.parents Director; ",.. Lanness Superintendant Of paying, and the district pick-Robinson, this isn't SLIP & FALL MOTORCYCLE A CCI DE PEDESTRIAN ACCID AUTO BODY REPAIR $ For A Free Lawyer Referrai Servlce -Holla The Manilla Man 813-493-1234 SponsOred By Club Manilla the fjrst this has come up. "At this point, I can't say how it's goin_g to work. I don't think anyone in this district has explored it thor oughly. "Pasco and Lee County are doing it." Robinson said in order for a program to be self suffi cient, the cost :would be sig nificant. "This would be a drastic change in philosophy. Since 1971, we have been invOlved in centralized funding. That means the district pays for everything. "There would have to be a drastic overhaul of our sys-. teni, and this would be detrimental to athletics in our schools that are not socially connected." TampaBay Buccaneer unrestricted free agent and five-time Pro Bowl corner back, Roilde ,Barber; has told the team he. Will return for his On Wednesday, Barber, who had been thinking about retiring, signed a one..: year contract. Barber told reporters his decision to return was based on desire, not money.... : .. New Buccaneer head coach, Greg -Schiano, and General Manage.r, Mark Dominik, had in a series of with Barber and.made -if clear wanted him to return, RONDE BARBER 'TI 5 and it would oo 'UP to him to decide .of his Morris Claiborne with their fifth overall pick. Barber, who will turn 37 on April 7th, has 43 career interceptions and 27 career sacks, making him the o nly player in NFL his_tory to have 40 or more interceptions and 25 o r more sacks in a career. :rJ c en m z :::! z m r-aJ c: r rm :::! z In addition to almost los ing Barber, the: Bucs have also been WJ!estling :With the possible loss .of cornerback Aqib Talib, who will Stand trial on a felon,y charge of assault' deadly : weapon in: Texas on April He also has 1,337 career ., tackles .rankini him second 5i. behind linebacker Derrick r-16th. :. With Barber returi1ing and the signJng of. :Eric Wright to a $37 million the Bucs will consider the possibility Brooks in team history, and Cii has 11 touchdo\vns oh fum-ffi ble or interception returns; C 5th NFL his-. m of drafting' LSU tory. :rJ '.-..... : .. 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:::t: 0 a: C( ::::E David Garrard Signs 1-Year contract With Miami Dolphins DAVID GARRARD MIAMI -Quarterback David Garrard signed a one-year contract Monday with the Miami Dolphins and said he was told he11 be given a shot at the starting will be part of the competi tion, though. The Dolphins reached agreement with the former Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback after failed courtships with Peyton Manning and Matt Flynn. They also ho,sted San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith for. a visit Sunday and may still consider signing him. -The 34-year-old -Garrard, a starter for > job. .... > a: w > w c w :::t: en :::i m Randy Moss Investment Gone over Shady Salon suit in Miami on behalf of Moss. Moss invested a large amount of money into a hair salon located in trendy Delray Beach. z RANDYMOSS Moss just signed a oneyear contract that may end up being worth as much as $4 million to return. to pro football with the San Francisco 49ers last week. ..I ..I ::::> m ..I w z fi w en C( c .a: g LL Over an eight-year period Moss was supposed to Invest in enoughthings receive his investment into over your NFL career, and the 301 Salon back and up to sooner or later, one of them 25 percent of profits from the will go bad. barber shop. Tunis out that Randy Moss must feel deal was a load of baloney that way after it was revealed that Bernie Madoff could the recently un-retired NFL have conjured up. star may have lost $i6o,ooo Rather than get a return in a failed barber shop on his investment,-Moss investment. picked up a bunch of worth-An attorney for the 35-less checks from a shop coyear-old reCeiver filed a lawowner and a headache. BB(I CDDK-DFF for Charity and Family Fun Dayl *Benefitting: Make a Ditlerence Fishing Tcunament Saturday, March 31, 2012 9:00 a.m. -3.-GO p.m. International Independent Showmena 6915 Riverview Drive Riverview, Florida 33589 -BBQ Competition -Dessert Competition Car show -Concessions ... Faee Painting Games for the Kids -DJ ... Dancing ... Awards Ceremony!! -Adub '$12 :='Mo--. Kids 10 & under Free = Focus On Woods Shifts To Ilion TIGER WOOJ)S ORLANDO, FL -Three times hi talking about his left Achilles tendon, Tiger Woods said he was to go." How good? Woods said it felt the same as it did before he had to withdraw midway through the final round at Doral two weeks ago, back when his health was not a popular topic. He had closed with a 62 in the Honda Classic. His game was o n an upward trend, minus the winning. How long can he go? The next step starts at Bay Hill, on a course where he has won six times. Woods played Thursday morning alongside Ernie Els, who witnessed his 62 at the Honda Classic, and Hunter Mahan, with whom he' shares a swing coach VolVo Slans lin To Promote Cars BEIJING -Emerging NBA star Jeremy Lin has signed a two-year contract with automaker Volvo to promote the company's cars around the world, but espe cially in Asia. The Chinese-owned company said in. statement Tuesday that Lin will participate in Volvo;s worldwide corporate and marketing activities as a brand ambas sador. The contract will focus on China, the United States and other Chinese language markets in Asia. Lin was undraft e d and cut by two NBA teams before he shot to stardom with the New York Knicks this season. first Black Reisman Trophy Winner's Gravesite Robbed ELMIRA, NY. Officials at an upstate New York cemetery say someone keeps stealing a football from the grave of Ernie Davis, a col lege star who was the first black to win the Reisman Trophy. The football was discov ered missing from its display case Thursday. The ball has disappeared several times previously, only to turn up later on the cemetery grounds. Woodlawn Cemetery superintendent Tom aenegar says he suspects youthful pranksters. Davis was an AllAmerican at Syracuse. He won the Reisman in 1961, then died of leukemia in ERNIE DAVIS 1963 at age 23 The ball at his Elmira grave has a mysterious origin. It first appeared on the headstone last summer. Officials don't know who put it there, but they've treated the display with respect nonetheless. Russian Fans Throw At Black Soccer Player. MOSCOW ....:... A Russian soccer club has expressed its disappointment over an "idi otic" banana throwing incident involving its Congoleseborn defender. C h r i s Samba had a banana thrown at him from the stands after his club, Anzhi Makhachkala, lost to Lokomotiv in Moscow late Sunday. Samba tossed the banana back. CHRIS SAMBA Anzhi called on Lokomotiv security services Monday to identify and punish the individual who threw the banana. Samba said in a statement that the incident DiabeteS' Higtr Cholest.erol High PreS&ure B i rth Control Gout Knee Pain Low Sex Drive was "an act of a stupid person." Racism is common among some Russian fans, which include ultranationalists and neo-Nazis. -Pain Atter Shingles Constipation Multiple Sclerosis OveraCtive Bladder Hot flashes Depression Diabetic Foot Pain Compensation for time aod travel Study related med:al cm:e

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.. _s+p_o_rt_s ______________________ New Orleans Saints Bountv amolne walker warren laPP: Jeremv Shockev Sells Miami Heat Punishments: Sean Pavton 2ooa a Is Sai Bountv 'Snnch' Suspended For Season Championship ___, ::t SEAN PEYI'ON NEW ORLEANS, LA -J The New Orleans Saints' crush-:-for-cash bounty system already cost them head coach Sean Payton for all of next season and general manager Mickey Loomis for half of it, plus two sec ond-round draft picks and a $soo,ooo fine. Former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who oversaw and contributed money to the illegal fund, was suspended indefinitely. Tawanna Iverson Requests list Of women NBA Star Alleuedlv Cheated With TAWANNAAndALLEN IVERSON Allen Iverson's estranged wife Tawanna has filed court docs asking the former NBA star to hand over the names of every woman he slept with during their to-year marriage. Tawanna Iverson first filed to divorce her husband in March 2010. The pair attempted to reconcile and Tawanna dropped the divorce petition, but she filed again in June 2011. That month, Tawanna said that the pair's split had nothing to do with rumored infidelity on her husband's part, saying that "cheating in the marriage has never been an issue." Tawanna has asked that her husband "give the name and telephone number of every person other than your spouse whom you have had sexual relations and/or inti mate physical contact from tlie date of the marriage to the date of trial." Reisman Winner Griftin Has Impressive Pro oav Robert Griffin III is expected to be the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft. The selection is held by the Washington Redskins. WACO, Texas Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III was smiling, slapping hands with his receivers and making precise throws. Just what Griffin had planned for his pro day, wh.en he firially threw Wednesday for NFL personnel. That included owner Dan Snyder and coach Mike Shanahan from the Washington Redskins, who traded three first-round picks and a second-rounder "' for the No. 2 overall pick in next month's draft, presum ably to get the dual-threat quarterback from Baylor. Griffin was sharp throw ing a scripted 51 passes he had been working on with quarterback consultant Terry Shea. Only a few balls even hit the ground "I always said I didn't have anything to prove at pro day. That's why it's so easy," Griffin said. "It's really not stressfuL ... The game tape speaks for itself. Really not proving, just show everybody I have been working." Ring For $21,500 "heard" who the whistle-blow"snitch" when er in the Saints bounty case is. the NFL ANTOINE WALKER S RING Antoine Walker is finally saying goodbye to the 2006 NBA Championship ring he earned while playing with the Miami Heat. On the market since 2010, the ring has reportedly final ly found a buyer: a man is set to drop $21,500 on the diamond-studded chunk of bling. Walker has been forced to sell the ring in the ongoing machinations of a staggering bankruptcy case. With $4 million in assets and $12.87 million in debt, he's been forced to liquidate whatever possible. landrv Explains 1-Year Contract With-Jets LARON LANDRY NEW YORK -LaRon Landry wants to prove he is healthy before he gets a lengthy contract7 So the versatile safety signed a one-year contract with the New York Jets with the idea that a longer deal and bigger bucks could come down the road. "Coming off two seasons kind of playing half the sea son, I think I owed that to myself and whichever organi zation I w ent with, giving me a one-year deal to solidify this injury is heal e d and I can play a full seas on," Landry said Tuesday. When a Twitter follower of released its the former NFL player findings in. guessed Jeremy Shockey, early March: Sapp responded, "BINGO!" Falcons wide Shockey, a former tight receiver WARREN end in New Orleans from R o d d y SAPP 2008-2010, would have wit-White expressed a similar riessed the first two years of sentiment in a tweet the bounty program under Wednesday: "By the way y'all def. coordinator Gregg got a lot of snitches in your W illiams which paid defenlocker room and organization sive .players for harming no loyalty" opponents. Shockey is now a free Shockey responded agent after spending a season incredulously to Sapp's in Carolina. Both -players tweet: "really?? Wow did I attended the University of also have something to do Miami, and Sapp spent 13 with the urn scandal?" years in the league_ before ;!! Sapp was originally critical retiring in 2007. 0 Veteran Guard An, d NBAPA Presideit Derek Fisher Signs With Thunder Veteran guard Derek Fisher, who was a star for seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, has signed as a .free agent with the Oklahoma City Thunder for the remainder of the season, the team announced Wednesday. Not only is Fisher 37 years old, he wore that uniform number when he made his Thunder d e b u t Wednesday night vs. the Los Angeles Clippe,rs. He11 be used primarily as a DEREK backup point FISHER guard to spell All-Star Russell brook. HURRICANES usTEN, FOCUS, EXECUTE. THE.LIFE OF A C ANE E ARLY CONDITIONING 4 RE6ISTRA TION SPECIAL $50-FLAG (AGE 5-6) $70-MIGHTY MITE-(AGE 7/8) $90-TACKLE (PEEWEE, JRS,SRS-AGE 7-14) (AGE 15 AFTER AU6US T 1, 2012) $50-CHEER (CHEER PACK SEPARATE) (above prices good for 03/24/12 only) SATURDAY MARCH 24. 2011 WOODLAND TERRACE PARK 11AM-2P M ****CHEER:-COACHES NEEDED**** PLEASE CALL 813 -562-7115 c )> en m z =t z m r-m c r r-z .... U'l" I )>

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<: ntertainment .. And Perez llhon Appears On Lenerman Over 2011 assaun For Alleged Anack On woman Just last year, Jamaican singer Sean Kinpton was under the watchful eye of doctors as he battled to survive a riear-fatal boating ac. cident. Now he will be battling to save his good name in a civil lawsuit that was served last Friday, ac cusing him of attacking a woman along with a gang of othermen. :E a: u.. 0 a: u.. 0 z c( 0 fn w ::;) 1-' > a: w > w -fa :I: fn :J m ::;) Q. z i= W -1 -1 ::;) m -1 w z i= z w fn a: 0 -1 u.. c( I CD ..... w FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA AND DAVID LETI'ERMAN NEW YORK -First Lady Michelle Obama says she thouiht for sure her cover was blown during an undercover visit to Target last year when a woman ap.:. proached her in the detergent aisle. But the First Lady told David Letterman on Monday the woman only wanted help with a package she couldn't reach. During Mrs. Obama's visit to CBS' Late Show, Letterman held up a picture of her after she put on sunglasses and a baseball cap to try to visit a Washington-area store last September. Mrs. Obama said the woman apparently was oblivious of the fact she had asked a favor of the First Lady and said "you didn't have to make it look so easy" after the detergent was retlieved. "That was my interaction," Mrs. Obama said. "It felt so good." The. First Lady talked about how she learned from her parents the notion of unconditional love, that the most important thing for children to know is that their, parents adore them. She said she and the president try to instill that stability in their own two daughters, and almost became emotional talking about her father. "Don't make me cry," she said. "This isn't 'Oprah'. It's supposed to be 'Lettennan'." The "Late Show with David Lettennan" airs week. nights at 11:35 Eastern time. W hi I e SXSWwas a pretty peace ful gathering this year, a woman in A u s t i n SNOOP Texas has a DOGG throwback lawsuit against Snoop Dogg and Perez Hilton. Courthouse News reportS that Kim McGee is suing Snoop Dogg, his manager Frank. Palomino, Perez Hilton and a few otherS over im incident that happened in Austin back in 2010. Oprah's OWilaVS on one-Fifth 01 Stan Oprah Winfrey's stru.ggling television network, OWN, said Monday it is OPRAH laying off WINFREY. one-fifth of its workers and restructuring its operations in New York and Los Angeles. The decision to let 30 employees go is a "tough" one, but the economics of a start-. up cable network didn't fit with OWN's cost structure, Winfrey said in a statement. Nicki Minli Scores Multi-Million Dollar Pepsi Contract. Nicki Minaj and her global take.ove r rages on as she ap proaches the release of her. highly antici. pated sophomore set Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded next month. With her debut album still seiling at high volume and a buzzing lead sin gle currently blazing the charts, Nicki is looking to pad her pockets even more after inking a multi-million dollar deal with beverage giant Pepsi. Forbes magazine broke the news Mihaj's new venture after a conversation with Glu Agency founder and CEO Derek Jackson revealed that he helped broker the deal the Queens-bred rapper and Pepsi cut just before YMCMB honcho Lil Wayne took to the stage at sxsw. Jackson has been busy, this after inking a similar deal for Weezy and Mountain Dew for the DEWeezyad campaign. The attack allegedly took place after a concert nearly two years ago, when Kingston opened for the SEAN KINGSTON tween heartthrob Justin Bieber. The 22-year-old was Served by a private investigator at LAX International Airport as he arrived to Los Angeles from Miami. Houston's Daughter Bobbi Kristina wearing Her Ring NEW YORK Bobbi Kristina has been spotted wearing a sparkly bauble on her ring finger, but she's not planning on get. ting married anytime soon. A rep for mother, the late Whitney Houston, B OBBI KRISTINA BROWN says the 19-year-old is "simply wearing her mother's ring" and that she's not engaged. about a possible engagement flew after Brown was spotted snuggling with friend, Nick Gordon while wearing the ring. has been the subject of intense scrutiny since her superstar mother died last month. BroWn's father is Bobby Houston left her entire estate to her daughter, her only child. Rapper Young Vito Charged With Murder 11 Slim.Dunkin SUM Was Killed VITO The man who allegedly shot and killed Atlanta rapper Slim Dunkin in an East Atlanta recording studio last December has been indicted and charged with the Brick Squad Monopoly rapper's murder, along with other charges. According to reports, the Fulton County District Attor ney's Office issued a statement on Tuesday (March 20) stating that Vinson "Young Vito" Hardimon wa8 officially charged by a Georgia grand jury with felon y murder, aggravated assault and possession of a fireanil in. commission of a felony. Hardimon was implicated in killing Dunkin, born Mario Hamilton, on December-t6, 2011 following an altercation during a recording session. According to witnesses Vito entered a booth occu pied by DlJ.nkin and the men began to tussle. The scrap ended with Vito shooting Dunkin in the chest Dunkin was then transported to Grady Memorial Hospital where e fforts to save his lif e failed

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ntertainment Pres. Obama Wi_ll Cameo In Nas Talks steppina II Sharpton's-To TOPIC And Ieath s: Upcoming Entourage Movie Row 1n central Park Mother Ada Dieslt81 g PRFS. BARACK OBAMAAND ADRIAN GRENIER It is no secret that one of President Barack Obama's favorite television series' was Entourage. Although the series did come to an end this past summer, it looks like the leader of the free world will be making a cameo when the series hits the big screen in the future. "I promised to make the Entourage movie if he would do a cameo. He agreed. Seri ously.," Adrian said in aFacebook message which accompanied a photo of the President. Will And Jada Smith Caught Smooching _On Philadelphia l&ers 'Kiss cam' WILL And JADA SMITH Will and Jada Smith stopped by at half time on last Friday for the Philadel phia 76ers vs. Miami Heat game, held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philly. The pair, who attended the event with their children Willow and Jaden, were given a cin ematic close up when they were caught smooching on the arena's "kiss cam"-pro jecting their PDA on the Jumbotron for the whole crowd to see. Will and Jada became part ow ners of the Philadel phia 7t>ers in late 2011. The proud parents were in town to support their movie star kids, who are in the City of Brotherly love filming the movie After Earth. This is the second public appearance Willow has made with her shocking green hair, cement ing her reputation as a cut ting-edge fashionista: lil wavne's Mansion Cited For High Grass UL WAYNE And His New Orleans Mansion A couple of weeks ago, the city of Kenner, Louisiana's (a New Orleans suburb) Code Enforcement Department issued a ticket to Lil WaY-ne for high grass and weeds at his man sion. Wayne's luxury crib is actually up for sale and listed at a cool $1.7 million. "It's an immaculate prop erty," said listing agent Lincoy Moliere, who wouldn't comment on if Weezy still lived at the property. At music and media event Austin, Texas, rapper Nas sat down with marketing ex ecutive Steve Stoute and talks about an encounter withTupac. Nas spoke of an incident where the two rappers con fronted each other in Central Park after the 1996 MTV Awards. "What [Tupac] said to me was, 'Me and you are broth ers. Me and you are never supposed to go at it. But I heard you was dissing me on mixtapes'," recounted Nas. "_I'm like, 'I heard you was dissing me on this new Makaveli album.' Their have been a bunch of versions of the story Nas senlement Reached In Secret Michael Jackson Tapinacase MICHAEL JACKSON LOS ANGELES Celebrity attorney Mark Geragos and his partner have settled a lawsuit against the owner of a charter jet company that secretly recorded the men and Michael Jackson as they flew from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara for the pop star to turn himself in on child mo.: lestation charges. The settlemenf calls for a $2.5 million judgment to be entered against Jeffrey Borer, the owner of now-de funct XtraJet. He attempted to sell the video, which con tains no audio, of the flight to media outlets after Jackson's surrender in November2003. Geragos' attorney has ar gued that the taping violated the privacy and attorney client privilege of the lawyers and Jackson. An appeals court struck down a $2o million judg ment that was previously awarded to the attorneys. The 87-year-old mother of Rev. AI Sharpton has died. His spokeswoman says Ada Sharpton died early Thursday morning in Dothan, Ala., following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Rachel Noerdlinger says Sharj>ton will fly to AI-abama to make arrange ments for his mother's funeral after attending a rally Thursday evening in Sanford, FL, for Trayvon Mar-tin. Cee-lo Bird FliPs At Obama Fund-Raiser Apparently, not everyone learned from M.I.A.'s bird flip Super Bowl fiasco. CeeLo Green thought it would be appropriate to follow suit at President Barack Obama's fund-raising event in Atlanta. With Tyler Perry host ing the event, Cee-Lo per formed his hit "F**k You." While the President thankfully missedCeeLo's song audience members witnessed Cee-Lo giv ing a bird flip onstage. ... ... ',' f fA_ .. d CEELO GREEN 'TI Shots Fired At Tvuas Tour Bus During a stop on the Young Money rapper's Careless World tour, Tyga confronted a fan who had allegedly thrown some garbage at him during his performance. Tyga coerced the con certgoer, after finding out who threw the object, by ex claiming, "See me outside, my n***a. You can meet me outside. I'm going to do one more song for my fans, and then I'm going to go out side This led to a short ened per. formanceof his hit sin gle "Rack City," after .-m o r e garbage was thrown on stage TYGA and back into the crowd. As he boarded his tour bus, shots were fired at Tyga's camp as two people were injured in the melee. en m z :::! z m r m c: r r m :::! z 'tJ c: m r c;; ::::t m c m < m latilah To Star In 'Magnolias' Remake The Queen is headed back to the small screen. Not that she ever really takes too long of a hiatus from acting, but this time around Queen Latifah is tackling a re make of the So's classic chick flick Steel Magnolias. 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. ..... ... Aikens ------MR. MICHAEL ST. GEORGE FRANCIS Homegoing services for Mr. Michael St. George Francis of Tampa, who passed away on Monday, March 12, 2012, will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Pilgrim Rest M. B. Church, 4202 West Nassau Street, Pastor Linda Reese 'th WI Rev. Dr. Marcia Turner, of-ficiating. Interment will be in Orange Hill Cemetery. Michael was born August 29, 1989, in Tampa. Michael attended Eisenhower and East Bay High School. He loved to watch tele- vision and eat Cheez-its and grilled cheese sandwiches. He was preceded in death by: his grandfathers, William Vinson and Garfield Saddler; uncle, Allen Nance; and cousin, Craig Thompson, Jr. He leaves to mourn: a loving and devoted mother, Carolyn Nance; father, Leando St. George Francis; grandmother, Doris Saddler; great grandmother, Estella Vinson; brother,ChristopherFrancis;3 sisters, Lashanda Whitehead, Lawanda Nance and Yolanda Whitehead; great 'aunts, Willie M. Williams, Darrell VJDSon and Kim Vmson; aunts, Sharon Nance and Ollie Roundtree; great uncle, William Vinson (Jeanette) and Edward Vinson; uncles, Vanoy Lance and Larry Nance; nieces, Terriah Matthews and Tayla Larry; nephews, Dashawn Lattimore and Jackson Larry; cousins, Lodeira, Tamika, Ferrante, Cordell, Amaya, Kiesha, Torrie, Keyonn, Sikkia, Alveta, Damien, Nitaka, Jamar, Silton, Ashley, Rosahnde Aikens (Teryl), Austin and Aaron, Willow, Debra, Vinson, Kelly and family, Jimmy and Terrell Williams, the Butts family, Pauline Morgan and family, Latoya Burney and family, Kevin Vinson and family, Donell Nash and family, Darnisha Nash and family; friends of the family, Carl Hayes, Just Us Club, the Barthella family, Rosita Graham and family and the Pilgrim Rest Church family. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, March 23, 2012, from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church for the service on Saturday. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MR. CALVIN 'BILLY' HART Homegoing services for Mr. Calvin "Billy" Hart of Tampa, who passed away on Friday, March 16, 2012, will be held on Saturday, March 24,2012, at 2 p. m. at International Harvest Center COGIC, 5512 N. 47th Street, with Pastor Celeste Bat tle, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Calvin was born on November 20, 1939, in Bushnell, FL. He eqjoyed sitting around with his friends. He was preceded in death by: his wife, Doretba Hart; parents, Marion Hart, Sr. and Annie Bell Hart; and brother, Robert Samuel Hart. He leaves to cherish his memories with: his children, Arthur Battle (Pastor Celeste), Leonard Hart (Karen), Bernard Hart (Shawnee), Juanita Green and Darling Hart; grandchildren, Ricky RobinBon, Jr., sheri Green, Calvin Covington, Bernard Hart, Jr., Arthur Battle, Jr., Daveon Green, Breonna Mulkey, Bernard Hart, Justin Hart, Rojelio Howard, Tionna Hart, Bevin Hart and Devin Hart; 5 great grandchildren; brotbers, Marion Hart, Jr. (Myra) ofTallahassee, FL, Adell Hart (Brenda) of Kentwood, MI, and Wallace Hart (Phyllis) of Bushnell, FL; sisters, Mary H!'"Johnson and Dorothy Hart Hill, both of Bushnell, FL; sister-in-law, Gloria Hart; aunts, Edna Mobley and Evelina Henderson, both of Bushnell, FL; uncles, William "Bill" Hart of Wlldwood, FL, and Ezell Allen (Agnes) of Altamonte Springs, FL; nieces, Yolanda Johnson, Brooksville, FL, Sherea Hart Jefferson and Tony Hart, both of Tampa, Winoza Hart and Amanda Hart, both of Jacksonville, FL, and Jessica Hart of Kentwood, Ml; nephews Crosby Hill, Jr., Wallace Hart: Jr. of Bushnell, FL, and Christopher Hart o f Kentwood, MI; special friends, Dave, Faye, Rev. Kyle, Leon, Peedy, Oavid and Willie; and a host of other relatives and special friends. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, March 23, 2012, from 5-8 p. m. The family will receiv e 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 DEACON ANDREW L. JAMES, SR. A homegoing celebration for Deacon Andrew L. James, Sr. of Tampa, who passed away Monday, March 19, 2012, will be held Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 2 p. m. at First Baptist Church of College Hill, 3838 29th Street, Rev. Dr. Evan Burrows, pastor, with Rev. Christopher Jernagan, officiating. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Deacon James was horn November 9, 1934, in Sanford, FL, and attended the public schools of Hillsborough County, graduating from Middleton High School in 1954 He attended FAMUandwasaU.S.ArmyVet-eran. He married his high school sweetheart in 1957 after 6 years of courtship. He was a Deacon at First Baptist Church of College Hill, Rev. Dr. Evan Burrows, pastor. Andrew was an avid basketball player. His passion was visiting and praying with the sick and shut-ins in their homes, hospitals and nursing homes. He also loved scoutbig and wu selected as the first Scout Master at Potter Elementary School. Andrew trained and mentared many youths of the area including coaching and manag: ing some of Belmont Heights Little League teams for years. He was a member of Jim Wllson Lodge #121 of the International Masons and the Legends (retired sports figures). He was preceded in death by: his son, Andrew (Two-Man) James, Jr.; mother and stepfather, Edward and Sarah Johnson; and brother, Ronnie Johnson. He leaves to cherish loving memories: his best friend and wife of 54 years, Jacquelyn But-ler James; two sons and daugb-ters-in-law, Daryl James Hampton, VJI'Iinia, Marlon (AI: 3: ison) James, New Port News," )> VA, and Elaine James, Tampa; 6 :0 grandchlldren, Mahogany 0 James, Tampa, Andre' James, ::::1: Tampa, LeTanya James, Fayet-N teville, NC, Marlon James and Monique James, Newport N News, VA, and Dominique 0 James, Petersburg, VA; 9 great MISS ROLATRIEAL NESHEALASHAWN HARRIS grandchlldren, Aleysia, Ar ryana, Amir, Avaya and Kyleim James, New Port News, VA, Tyval, Kenya and Madison Bryant, Fayetteville, NC, and Malachi James, Petersburg; VA; sister, Patricia Johnson Tampa; brother, Edward John: son, Jr., Tampa; nephews and nieces, Edward Johnson, III, Laketha Abdullah, Roger Napie!", Tammy Napter, Jasmme Napter, Misty Napier, Carla Holden, Patricia Johnson, Jetavia Gaynor, Maya Montgomery and Carlos Reynolds, Jr.; cousins, Frank (Marilyn) Floyd and fanilly, Freddie Diggs and fanilly Homegoing services for Ro-Sheila Thomas and latrieal Neshea "RoRo" Filer; extended fanilly aunt LaShawn Harris, who was Ethel Gambrell; sister-In-law: called home to be an angel on G. Richadean Everett; special Monday, March 12, 2012, will be cousins, Arnold and Dorothy held on Saturday, March 24, Sails; nieces and nephews, 2012, at 2 p. m. from the Exclt-Cheryl Floyd, Cynthia Ellison, ing Faith Alive Church, 5705 Alvin (Diane) Davis, Michael 32nd Avenue, with the Rev. An-(Ify) Davis; Arthur McCarr, tonio R. Hawkins, pastor, offici-Barbara Hills, Beverly Moore, ating. Interment will follow in Sharon Bailey, Anita (Reginald) Rest Haven Memorial Park Dudley, Kathy (Tony) Jones, Cemetery. Kevin Sails, Sandra Sails, Debra Rolatrieal Neshea LaShawn Gambrell, Otis '(Jackie) Gam-was born on February 5, breD, Reginald (Annette) Gam-1993. m Tampa. She attended breD, Carlton Gambrell, Donald the schools in the Hillsborough (Frankie) Gambrell, Roscoe County School System. Gambrell, Christopher (Bar-She leaves to cherish her bara) Gambrell, Alphonso memories: mother, Rosa Cole (Ophelia) Ball, Brenda Hayes, (Antony); dad, Roosevelt Harris Barbara Edmonds and Rose (Seneca); father, Taves Camp-Pearl (Cordell) Jones; godsis-bell (Belinda); sisters, ter, Sharron Doyle; foster Taleyia, Shatavis, Imoni, Jas-grandson, Jabari James; and a mine and Rahsheida; brothers, host of other relatives and Darquavious, Teves, Antony, friends; special friends who Jr., Christopher and Rick; diligently provided transport&-grandmothers, Gloria Cole tion following his vision loss: (Danny), 'and Voncia Stevens-Deacons Leonard Baker, Willie Oatman; great grandmother Doyle, Ronald Hull, Louis Pin-_ Ovia Ruth Stevens (Big Ma); der, Frank Floyd, Norman Me-' grandfathers, who preceded her Daniels, Albert Lee and Richard in death, Willie Robinson, Smiley; and Brothers Willie Robert Duhart, Roosevelt Bar-Knight, Rufus McGhee, Alvin ris, Sr., and Charles Oatman; Maultsby, Fred Timmons, AI-aunts, Gwendolyn, Annie, Char-bert Bell and Robert Dawson. lottie, Tonia and Vanessa; un-Tbe viewing will be held at cles, John, Daryl, LaVeale and First Baptist Church of College Nathaniel; cousins, Arkeshia Hill on Friday, March 2 3 2012, Lil Nolan, Daruis, Kefla' from 5-8 p. m. The family will Qu'deja, De'myaih, Daryl, Jr.: receive guests from 7-8 p.m. Jonneshia, Jayden, Jorden The family and friends are Taniyah, Roshawn, Lamonte: asked to meet at the church on Julian, Armond, Russell and Saturday for the service. Tavaris; godmother, Phobie "T1 r-0 :0 6 )> en m z ::t z m r-aJ c: r r-z "a c: m r-AIKENS FUNERAL HOME godsisters, Devonique, -------------------------. Q and Tajea; very close friends, Applonia, Tron, Cii ::::1: m 0 m < m :0 < -4 c: m tn 0 DESIREE 'DESI' TURNER a/22/.5-10/24/07 I thought of you today, yesterday and the days before that too But, that's nothing new. I think of you in s.ilence. often speak your all we have are memones and pictures m a frame. Your is a keepsake, from which we will never part. you m HIS arms, we have you in our hearts. You are truly miSSed! always: your parents, and James Turner d e votee! sisters, Darle n e and Alvonnia WilliBDIS; niece. Darmetshia Jenkins; and the Jones family. Tammy, Shonda, Vanya, Ronneker, Talanya and Jacquis; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special acknowledgement to: h e r doctors at St. Joseph's Spe. cialty Clinic, Faith Home Health Miracle In Motions, Mrs. Daniella and all her nurses who "T1 took care of her. :0 The viewing for Rol;atrieal 0 (RoRo, as she was known and called), will be held Friday, March 23, 2012, from 57 p. m. at the Exciting Faith Alive Church, 5705 32ndAvenue, and )>. z 0 on Saturday, from 1 p.m. until funeral time. THERE WILL B E NO VIEWING AFTER THE EULOGY. The funeral cortege will leave from 2402 E. Chelsea Street on SatUrday, March 24, 2012, at 1 p.m. Arrangements by Ronald J. Derr, Sr., L. F. D. -"EVERETT -DERR & ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME"

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Nr--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Funerals C") N ::r: 0 a: ;' icC c a: u.. r-------G d DARRYL CARL GOODMAN 'BOOGER'. Homegoing services for Mr. Darryl Carl Goodman "Booger," who passed away on Monday, March 12, 2012, will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 10 a. m. at Abundant Life ment Center, 4701 E. Hanna Avenue, Tampa, 33610, with Elder Elliott McBride, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Darryl Carl Goodman, affectionately known as, "Booger," was born on September 9. 1965, in Tampa, to the late Mr. JohnC nie Lee and Mrs. Vera Lois a: Townsend-Goodman. U.. Darryl was a lifelong resiC dent ofTampa (Carver City). He Z graduated from Thomas Jeffer Association. a: He cherished his family and W friends. Darryl will always be Gj remembered for his kindness, C generosity and compassion in w helping others. C/)::r: Mr. Goodman was preceded in death by: his parents, John::::::i nie and Lois Goodman; grandIn parents, Wilmer and Effie K Townsend, and John Goodman z and Florence Commings-Goodi= man; uncles, Thurman, Billy W and Jerry Bob Goodman; and ...1 cousin, LaTonya Nellon Wilson. S He leaves to cherish his m memories: three loving chil...1 dren, sons, Devon Goodman W and DeEdward Goodman, and Z daughter, Chiquida Scott; i= grandchild, Ja'Liyah Brown; iij sister. Pamyla Goodman; (/) nephews, Marcellous Oates and
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. MR.EARL MILLER, SR. Mr. Earl Miller, Sr. ofTampa, passed away Wednesday, March 14.2012. Homegoing serVice will be conducted Saturday, March 24, 2012, at2 p. m. at Ray Williams Memorial. Chapel, 301 North Howard Avenue,-with Elder Richard Wright and Minister .. Collette Avant, officiating. Interment will follow in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. Earl Miller was born November 19, 1942, to the late Choice and Mary Miller and was the identical twin to the late Ervin Miller. He grew up in Tampa, attending the schools of Hillsborough County. He later joined the U.S. Army and served three tours of duty in Viet Nam. He was honorably discharged after having earned a Purple Heart. Mr. Miller was preceded in death by: his wife, Donna; father, Choice; mother, Mary; daughter, FeHcla; siblings, Ervin (his twin brother), Choice "Joseph," Mary "Beatrice," Theodore, Beverly and Carolyn; and grandson, Tavares. He leaves to cherish his memory: his son, Earl Jr.; two daughters, Theresa and BeHnda Williams; grandchildren, Breana, Franswa, Shanae and Michael; two brothers, Robert (Shirley) and Otis; two sisters, Sandra and Evelyn Miller; brothers-in-law, Gary, Don Lee;Lyrie, Dennis Byrd and Theron Golden of Harrisburg, PA; sisters-in-law,_ Tommy Lee, Ernestine and Brenda; mother-in-law, Roberta Preston; a host of nieces and nephews, Norene, Robert, Carla, George, Anthoney, Ervin "Dante," Sharon, Carrol, Mary, Wanda, LaVora, Choice and Sanita of Tampa; Jeffery, Myron, Michael, Derrick, Dwayne, Robbie, Marc of Harrisburg, PA, Faith ofTampa, Tyranette, Natmah, James, Jameschia, Daryle and Shawne of San Antonio, TX; cousins, Carolyn and Jennifer of Atlanta, GA, and Walter; and friends, Darren DeCosta, Joey, Ron, Rose Mary Ficcrotta, Griffin and Catherine Furgeson. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, March 23, 2012, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfu-neralhome.com MRS. JOSEPHINE (MITCHELL-LEWIS) MORRIS Mrs. Josephine (MitchellLewis) Morris of 3411 North 47th Street Tampa, 33605, passed away Friday, March 16, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Revelation Community Miuionary Baptist Church, 7225 East Chelsea Street, with Rev. Dr. Gregory Robinson, otliciating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Born January 6, 1936, to Jack Mitchell and Gladys Gaskin, Mrs. Morris was a native of MRS. JOSEPHINE .(MITCHELL-LEWIS) MORRIS Tampa, and a resident for 76 years. She attended Hillsborough County PubHc Schools (Holland and Don Thompson) and was a member of Revelation Community Missionary Baptist Church She was a retired employee of the Sheriff's Division of the Hillsborough County School System and also served as a volunteer foster grandparent at Belle Witter Elementary and the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa. Mrs. Morris was preceded in death by: her mother; Gladys Gaskin; father, Jack Mitchell; husband, James E. Morris, Sr.; only daughter, Sharon (Morris) Richards; brothers, Leroy, Willie and John (Henry) Mitchell; sister, Juanita (Big Momma) Young; sisters-in-law, Claira and Hazel Mitchell and Anne (Boot) Hood; aunts, Mildred Graham, Ruth Marshall, Rosa Judge,' Almeta Albury, Edith Smith, Mattie Coscant, Minnie Mitchell, Elouise Mobley and Marie Hobley; uncle, Frank Mitchell, Sr.; and nephe-Ws, Bennie Graham, Richard Morgan, Bobby Mitchell, Corrise Gra. ham, Rudolph Graham, Ray An-thony Barnes, Leroy Mitchell, Jr.; nieces, Bridgette Hicks and Nicole Robinson-Jordan. She leaves to cherish her memory: her mothered ones, Cynthia Wmgfield (Earl), Shaqwana Morrell (Chelus), Joseph Morris, Jr., Lester Lewis, George W. Lewis, James .' E. Morris, Jr. (Trula), Joseph N. Morris, Sr., and TerryT. Morris (Qyuoni); grandchildren, Shaqwana, Bartholomew, Latasha, Latisha (La-La),. Shawnta, Latoya, Syntria (CeeCee), Terry, Tyrone, :Monica, Monique, Octavia, Joseph, Jr., Moniqua, Nadia, Jordan and Terrell; 6 great grandchildren; sisters, Mary Mitchell and Shirley Battle (Norris); brothers, Frank Mitchell (Loretta), Joseph Mitchell, Sr., and Bobby Lee Mitchell; nieces, Gloria, Pamela, Cynthia, Ann, DeniSe, Abneta, Teresa, Tonya, Gwen, Gloria, SOnya, Regina, Patricia, Brenda, Linda, Michelle and a host of others; nephews, .Windell, Joseph, Jr., Casey, Andre, Bernard, Derrick, William, Benjie, Vernon, Horace, Jr., Willie Lee, Jesse Lee, Ricky, Gene, James, Anthony, Michael, Harold, Ronnie, James and Horace; friends, Lewis, Blounts, Wilds, Reed, Williams, Smith, Wilson, Stanback, Orr, Tillman, Collins, WIIHs FraZier, Reeves, Battle, Hicks, Davis, Copeland, Johnson, Billups, Davis, Jackson, Neloms, Mann, McCloud, Hales, Olds, Favors, Goodman, Bell, Washington, Trigg, Stephens, Gallon, Cutler, Jackson, Barnes and Hodges families; ex-daughters-in-law, -Pauline, Teresa, Teresa, Valerie and Ms. Q; special reeognition to Mrs-. Althea Davis (as a surro-. pte) and all the mothers pro-vid.lnB help at Senior in Service Prop1un; and a host of other family and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, March 23, 2012, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes It Northern, Owners. www.rayWilliamsfuneralhome.eom -----__ _j MR. JAMES BAILEY 'DADDY AND UNCLE JB'CARTER Life's memories of Mr. James Bailey "Daddy and Uncle JB" Carter, wiD be celebrated on Saturday, 24, 2012, at 1 p.m. at New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2511 E. Columbus Drive, Tampa, 33605, Pastor Walter Williams, with Pastor Anthony Greene, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. James Bailey Carter was a hidden gem, born January 31, 1917, in Kathleen, Georgia, and raised in Cordele, Georgia. He later moved to Tampa, with his wife, Rosetta "Coot" Carter and daughter, Ruth Carter-Jones. This smiling angel closed his eyes Qn Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at James A. Haley Veterans Administration Hospital. Mr. Carter was a proud Army Veteran and served in World War II. He was the lifeline for 30 years in an adult day care activity center. Mr. Carter was preceded in death by: -his wife, Rosetta Carter; parents, Phlllip Carter .and Annie Bell Sexton Carter; and grandson, Darryn Keith Jones. -Mr. Carter leaves to cherish precious memories of him with: his daughter, Ruth Carter Jones (John);grandcblldren,Tammy Jones Brown (Arthur) and John Jones, Jr. (Bridgette); great grandcblldren, Joneshia Jones, Jamaya Jones and Darryn R. Jones; sister-in-law, Mary White; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; and other grieving relatives who include: Phyllis Carter-Bass (William) of Cordele, GA, Veronica Jones (Sidney), Penny Davis (Daniel), Carolyn Robinson and Wanda Johnson, who adopted Mr. Carter as a "father." Special acknowledgement to the entire Oaks at Riverview staff and Utopia Home Health-care. There will be a viewing from 5-9 p. m., Friday, March 23, 2012, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, 33605. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximately 12:45 p.m., Saturday for the service. "A WILSON SERVICE" wwwwilson-funeraJhome.com IN MEMORIAM RAYFIELD 'SONNYBOY' HILLERY To my loving husband. TORRIE LEON MCDUFFIE 'BABYBOY' 1/28/1991-3/23/2007 If I could have a lifetime wish, a dream that would come true, I'd pray to God with all my heart for you. A thousand words can't bring you back, I know because I've tried. And neither will a .million tears, I know because I've cried. You left behind my broken heart and happy memories, too. I never wanted memories, I only wanted you. Love always: your "Ma" BeHnda; sisters, Nene, Tishia and Sierra; brother, Sam; nephew, Jacquez; and all your uncles, aunts, cousins, family and friends. IN LOVING MEMORY OF DELOREs D.HAZARD January 19, 1943 -February 28, 1984 We love you dearly. Wonderful memoires of you will always be in our hearts. Rest in peace. We iniss you, sister. From, Carolyn and the entire family. HAPPY BIRTHDAY 3-25-12 MAXWELL C. JACKSON You truly put joy in our llves. W e will always cherish the sweet memories. Love always: your sisters, Bernice J. Strawter and Ruth J. Fleming; brother-in-law. Levi Fleming, Jr.; nieces and nephews. "'I r 0 3! c ,.. (/) m z ::! z m r OJ c: r r m ::! z "'D c: OJ r iii ::I: m c m < m :::D < -4 c: m (/) c ,.. z c ., 3! c

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Memoriam s Q a: LL. Q z c( Q en w :;:) > a: w > w Q w ::1: en :J ID :;:) a. z i= w ...1 ...1 :;:) ID ...1 w z i= z w en c( Q a: 0 ...1 LL. IN lOVING MEMORY It has been three years since the Lord called you to be with Him in paradise. We miss you, love you, and will always cherish you. Your son, Hillsborough County Commissioner Lesley "Les" Miller and wife, Gwen; granddaughter, Le'Jean Harper and husband, Thomas, Sr.; grandson, Lesley Miller, III and wife, Dr. Alyndria; great grandchildren, Thomas Harper, Jr., Tempestt Harper, Lesley Miller, IV, and Kameron Miller; son-in-law, Vincent Gooden; and other relatives and friends. SHADD IE A. MILLER June 8, 1915 -March 17, 2009 IN MEMORIAM r------__,....,.. MICHELLE L. GOV ANITES To my Baby Michelle, years have passed, but it seems like yesterday when you left. Jesus called and you had to go. The hurt will never go away, but my darling I wish I could hold you in my arms just one more time and tell you how much you are so loved and missed. Raymond and Linda Freeman (mother), and grandparents, Deacon Inysses and Ophelia Saffold. February 9, 1926 March 21, 2010 To Madear: "Gone But Not Forgotten" By Matthew Hepburn I feel your presence; it's like you're still here. You're my guardian angel; I have nothing to fear. I miss you a lot, so I look at the. picture. I can't wait to see Heave n to be right there with ya. A person never duplicated and can n e v e r be retJlaced. How .wonderful it is to have been so full of grace There wasn't many like you and I'm glad it' s not. Whe n you said "Sugar," that meant a lot. You are now with the Lord in His wonderful garden. You may be gone, but never forgotten. we miss you, Mom. From: Carolyn and the entire family. We love you dearly. IN MEMORIAM GEORGE R. DAVIS November 29, 1944 -March 23, 201o It bas been two years since our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ called your name. There's still hurt, sadness and tears, but we are thanking God for the earthly years He allowed us to share. You will always have a special place in our hearts. We miss and love you. Your wife, Murrel and family. 5 YEARS GONE, 5 YEARS STRONGER TORRIE MCDUFFIE If I would let myself tell you, where I've come and gone; if I would let myself tell you, how far I have run; if I would let myself tell you, where I now stand; then maybe you could help me, and tell me you understand. If I would let myself tell you, about my hidden, darkened fears; if I would let myself tell you, of my struggles through the years; if I would let myself tell you, my joy of breaking through; then maybe you could help m e continue what I do. If I would let myself tell you, of the battles in my heart; if I would let myself tell you, what shatters me apart; if-I would let myself tell you, how fragile I can be; then maybe you could help me, escape and just be free. If I would let myself tell you, why I struggle with each word; if I would let4 myself tell you, how I'm scared of being heard; if I would let myself tell you, that I wish I could let go; then maybe you could help me, because the n you would know. If I would let myself t ell you, the n all this could disappear; if I would l e t myself tell you, then you'd see me crystal clear; if I could let myself tell you, then at least my tears would flow; the time has come Torrie for you to knowI will always love you. Your spot in my heart will never be replaced. Love, your big sister, Nene. IN MEMORIAM ANN WORTHY Morna, 13 years ago, 2/11/99, the Lord called you home. It still hurts. We love you and miss you very much. Crystal and family. BIRTHDAY FRANICA 'BIG MAMA' STEVENS True love lasts forever. Happy birthday. Always in our heart. IN MEMORIAM MINISTER MELVIN J. ROLFE, SR. 3/26/51-3/20/11 God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be. So, he put His arms around you and whispered, "Come to Me." A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands now rest. God broke our hearts and proved to us, He only takes the best. Love, your wife, Lynne and children. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM WHITINEY SHARDAE LEWIS It's been 4 years since God called you home. We miss your smile every day. Happy 25th birthday, my Angel. Gone, but never forgotten. We love you always. Your mother, Tracey and family. IN lOVING MEMORY OF AN ANGEl DEBORAH DENISE CLARK 1/19/1969-3/22/2002 On March 22nd, it was 10 years ago that you went to your Heavenly home to be with the Lord. Our hearts still ache with our loss, we miss your beautiful spirit and smile. We love you, but Jesus loves you more because he took all your pain away, your Heavenly home has no domestic violence or abuse. Your smile still lights up our hearts whe n we think of you. Love always, mom and family. ruNt:RAL PRir--r-. OF.MAT!ON '-L S HARMON LFD.813 626-8600 JAMES HARMON LFD 5002 N. 40th Street Tampa, Florida 3361 0

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woman Charged With Suspect Sought In Threatening Others anack September, 2011 Hillsborough County LAND s h t 0 .. 00 1ng N 15th Street late Tuesday on a charged 14report of a disturbance iny e a r -o I d volving a large group of peo-Corey Lee pie arguing. Sutton in COREY Deputies said a group of the March SUITON females got into a verbal dis-18th sexual battery at the Hyatt pute over a computer chip Hotel. Sutton is being when Crisey Allen, 24, re. charged with sexual battery portedly pulled out two CRISEY ALLEN with serious personal injury, knives, and pointed them .at attempted second-degree murthe victims. charged with carrying a conder, and robbery. Deputies said she later cealed fireann, improper ex-On Sunday, March 18th at pulled out a handgun and hibition of. a dangerous 11:10 p. m., police found a made verbal threats. No one weapon, and aggravated aswoman on the west side of the was hurt and no shots were sault with a deadly weapon. Hyatt Hotel in an area employfired. She was later released after ees use to smoke. She is an em. Allen was arrested / i>osting the $22,500 bond. ployee of the hotel and was found severely beaten. The victim told police she Walgreen's Thieves Sought This is a surveillance photo of a couple suspected of stealing from at least three Walgreen's Stores. The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office is asking for help in locating a couple sus pected of stealing from three Walgreen's stores. Deputies said twice on March 13th and once on March 1-f', a man and woman entered Walgreen's StoreS on fleeing in a black Ford Expe dition. was in the break area waiting for a friend to get off work when she saw a Black male walking towards her, saying "I'm sorry, excuse me." The victim also told police she put her head down and was on her cell phone when she was attacked. She said the suspect went for her throat and choked her until she was un conscious. When she awoke, she said she was being sexually assaulted. Police said on Tuesday at 6 p. m., detectives followed leads that identified Sutton as a posSible suspect in the inci dent. He had been reported missing by his mother since last Friday. The next time you hear 3, 6, it, 14 about a get rich scheme 19, 22, 25, 29 please keep in mind that 33, 39, 40, 45 it isn't called a scheme for nothing 49, 52, 56, 57 The Tampa Police De partment Fugitive Appre hension Team and the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force are look ing for Robert Fletcher in connection with a Septem ber, 2011 shooting The bullet hit 3-year-old Latavia Ash, who was play ing in her front yard at the North Boulevard Homes Public Housing Complex. One suspect, Mario Williams, 28, was arrested and charged with second-de gree attempted murder and aggravated battery. Detectives said during the incident, Fletcher got out of a vehicle with a handgun and chased Jerome Parks, 23, firing shots. Fletcher chased Parks through an apartment. Parks report edly ran out of the front door, and Fletcher ran back to the waiting vehicle and ROBERT FLE'l'CHER being sought for shooting that wounded a a-year-. oldgirl. fled. Parks sustained several gunshot wounds, but survived. A warrant has been is-sued for Fletcher's arrest, 0 and officials say they believe he is still in the area. g If anyone has information en on Fletcher, call the U. S. m Marshals at (813) 299-5982, or 9-1-1. There is a $1,ooo z Crime Stoppers reward for J;! information. m c: r r-11 Students Charged m ::1 z ., c: m r-In School Brawl ST. PETERSBURG St. Petersburg Police report hat 11 students were charged after several brawls at Azalea Middle School. One student, Xavier Reed, is, was charged with battery on a law enforce ment and disorderly conduct. Nine other students are being charged with disorderly conduct and one is being charged with obstruction. A possible charge against one student for bat tery on a school employee is pending. Police said there is still no word on the cause of the brawls, but some supervi sors reported they did not appear to be interrelated. The two students that were pepper sprayed did not require medical treat ment, and the school em ployee was suffered chest pains, as not related to the brawls. c;; % m c m < m -t c: m en c )> z c ::D c Van Dyke Road, Dale Mabry and Fletcher Avenue at 8 p.m. and loaded a large quantity of higher priced over-the counter medications and other items into white plastic garbage bags and left the stores without paying. The suspects are de scribed as a Black female 30 to 49 years old, s'6" tall and weighing between 270 and 290 pounds. The second sus pect is described as a Black male 30 to 49 years old, 5'10" tall and weighing between 180 and 195 pounds. Deputies said the same suspects are suspected to be responsible for simil3! thefts in Pasco County. H ere today planned tomorrow. 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FLORIDA SENTINEL FRIDAY, MARCH 23 2012 B ---------Celebrat on Honors 50th Binhdav Well over 200 family and friends attended the soth birthday celebration for Julia E. Jackson. The event was held in Ybor City at the Blues Ship. In addition to celebrating her birthday the event also recognized Julia's 35 years of community service and photography. The Bud of Roses Bikers of Tampa Bay lined the streets outside the Blue Ship await ing the arrival of the hon oree. The honoree arrived with her family in a whit.e 1955 Bentley driven by Danny Green, owner. Those who assisted in details to make the evening exciting for the hono.ree were: Elaine SledgeSaffold, Birdie Underwood, Betoria Watson, Justina Cox, Darele Campbell, and Yvette Lewis. The Master and Mistress of Ceremonies were: Jarvis El-Amin and Dee Williams. Buffet style food for the evening was provided by Linda Wilcox of the Blue Ship and music was by DJ Billy Dee. Special recognition letters for 35 years of community service and photography were received from: Mayor. Bob Buckhorn, State Representative Betty Reed, and City Councilman ... Frarik Reddick. She also received birthday wishes from former Governor Bob and Mary Martinez. The videographer for the evening was Ronnie Matthew. (Photos by Guy Maxwell) Birthday honoree, Julia E. Jackson is picked up at her home by Danny Green in this 1955 Bentley. Julia E. with lier mother, Julia H. and her brother, Peter J. Jackson enjoying the birthday celebration. Driver of the Bentley, Danny Green, left, and the program emcee, Jarvis El-Amin. These ladies are: in front, Sandra Davis, Justina Cox, Donna Cason and Donna Douglas. Second row, Betoria Watson, Atty. Barbara Twine-Thomas, Glenda Washington, Birdie Underwood and Jackie Wiggins-Coleman. Dee Williams was the mistress of ceremony. Ms. 'B' (Barbara) performed a mini concert. DJ Billy Dee provided the music. Anita Pierce Jones and Pamela. Hoste.sses: Darele Campbell, program and invitation designs; Betoria Watson, decorations and buffet server; Birdie Underwood, buffet server; and Yvette Lewis, programs and invitations. Cousins, AJYorie Sledge and Elaine Sledge-Saffold were hostesses for the sign-in book. La Cheryl Aikens and Karen Keith. These birthday celebration guests are Jackie Davis, Joan Dawson and Margaret WoociY.

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N iij FeatUres Familv Announces 1th. Annual Memorial love Feast c Family members and it friends will be af Rowlette .&L Park;"Shetter #2(}Z, on March 24th from 2 p. m. until6 p.m. for the 7f:h annual Memorial Love Feast. Ms Deborah Denise Clark was murde'red March 22, 2002. She was found strangle to death in her apart ment, and her boyfriend, Leroy Jones,' was sentenced to life in prison without parole on July 29., 2004 for her C a: &L c z w c w l: en :::::i m :::;) D. z ;:::: w ...1 ...1 :::;) m ...1 w z ;:::: z w en at the Crowne fessionals, oollege Students PlaZa (Westshore). For fur-and individuals from the ther information or to pur-community to mentor the chase tickets; please visit youth; however." She still

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MISSLOVE You a r e the joy of my life, baby girl. Happy birthday, Love. From, your mom, Tina. Belated Birthdav JIMMY And ANN Jimmy White celebrated his birthday o n 3/19. From, your wife. SAMARIA l Happy birtbd8y. I love you, Baby. ... .:. It's such a blessing to have a beautiful, 8weet, intelligent ruiugbter like Love always, mommy (TUheria). I rouble Trouble ASIAH And. SAMARIA H a ppy birthday to my other h alf, my niece and my best fri end. I love you, Maril. From, Asiah. 'ROBERT 'HOLLYWOOD' POWELL March 25, 2012 A great husband, father, father-in-law, brother, uncle, grandfather, great grandfather, cousin and friend. "We love you." Your family. Look Who's Turnina&3 BARBARA HAYWOOD -The best mother Happy b irthday, Mom. W e l o ve you. MS. TAMICIA Moth er, you gave u8 strength and guidance and y o u've al ways been there for us through thick and thin, right or wro ng. And we just want to wish you a haPPY birthday. Enjoy your day. Love, your #1 girl s and gnindbaby .. JERICKA Top:.SHA'VION And SHELBY. -Bottom: JAEKWON, TRAP, JERICKA.And JEREMIAH "T1 r-0 :!! c l> en m z ::::! z m r-m c rrm ::::! z c m r-c;; :I: m C m < m ..... c m en c l> Happy 1st birthday t o our baby girl Jericka," who will be z ce l ebrating Saturday with family and friends: C Love mom, dad and your brothers. ;:B c Hauuv Birthdav Happy birthday to our homie "Easy.,_ We miss you! Hit'em at: Davion Cald w ell, s oi68-ot8, Col eman FCC Med., P. 0. Box 1032, Col eman, FL, 3352 1 C) DAVION CALDWELL m 3/22 m

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f>irthda Greetin s Hauuv 13th Binhdav Turns 10 MANINA MIKEILA JONES Our Baby-3/25/99 Manina MiKeila Jones will be celebrating her 13th birth day on March 25, 2012. We all love you, "Princess." From the J ones Henry, Green and C o lbert family. KENYA (MAMA ;NlJK) ANDERSON Happy 1st birthday t o my cousin. From: Peanut, Taboo, EJ, Cuwissie and Lil Jon Jon. We love you. HIPPV BlnhdiV I _KENYA (MAMA NUK) ANDERSON Co m e ce lebrate my 1 year-o l d queen's birthday at Cop eland Park Saturday from 1 to 4 Free food, music and jumpe r s Comi n g frOm: Christina, Sylvia and Boogalo. MANINA MIKEILA JONES Our Teen-3/25/12 MS.NIKA MR. JAY CHERRY Happy birthday goes out to my king on his day. It's been 4 years and more From, your queen Nika and kids. Happy birthday. We love you ADAM ANDREWS. Happy Birthday wishes are sent to Adam Andrews who turned 1 0 on Tuesday, March 2oth. Adam is. a 4th grader at Cahoon. He also plays league basket b all and is an avid video gamer and golfer. He celebrated his day with his family dad and mom, Blythe (III) and Sylvia Andrews, brothers, Blythe, IV and William and sisters, Ayla and Hermoine. Also wishing Adam a happy birthday are his grandpa rents, Gloria Andrews and Mr. and Mrs. Peterkin Berry. ; aunts, uncles and cousins. HIPPV BinhdiV C HARNIYIAH BROWN (NYIAH) Birthday wi s h es g o out to Nyiah, m y baby girl on h e r first birthday on M arc h 2 4 201 2 Her proud parents are Freddricka Buie (Dricka) and C harles Brown (Fats), and her proud grandpar e nts are Degail and Jenell. ,.. :D (') :::1: N N 0 .... N ., r-0 :!:! c )> en m z ::! z m ,.. m c: ,.. ,.. m -f z "'D c: m ,.. u; :::1: m c m < m -f c: m en c ?< ,.. z c ., :!:! c ?< Our precious littl e girl will be cele brating her 1st birthd a y at Chuck E. Chees e in Brandon on S aturday, March 24 from 5 p.m. to 7P m Ci) Come out and ce l ebrate with Nyiah. Dora is the the m e see m you there; Y' m

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y-r---don't believe what God says wants you to dwell with Him the world, but to save the :::1: when you use things that are in heaven so much that He world (vs. 17). Jesus did CJ familiar to you, what makes gave His one arid only Son not come into the world to you think you will believe for you. does it require judge you, sentence you to :E when He talks about heavof you to have the eternal life death for your actions; He enlythings? and perish? Simply be_ so that you might live Je5usletsthemknowthat lieveinHim. : andreigni!teternity. Ci: He is the best source to learn God did not send Jesus The cost of i:liis new life? u.. from about heaven because into the to Just Him! Believing Into A New life. came froni heaven (vs. There are some things that are easier to understand than others. When people use analogies or stories to help convey a message, oftentimes they are self-ex. planatory. The problem comes when the person does not understand the point of the message. This is the situation of this week's dialogue between Jesus and Nicodemus in John 3:11-21. Jesus tried to help Nicodemus understand entering the Kingdom of God by telling him he had to be born again. Nicodemus did not understand what this simple statement was by Jesus and this text helps him u. understand further. c Jesus says to Nicodemus that they have spoken what > they know, testify of what they have seen, but they still rn do not accept the testimony (vs. 11). Here Jesus ex: plains to Nicodemus that i: everything that is spoken is w > w c w :::1: f/) :::l m 11. z 13). Wh{m Jesus speaks the same thing that he himabout heavenly things, He self has heard and seen. speaks from firsthand Jesus is not trying to confuse The best person him or mislead him.' to teach you how to get Oftentimes, people do not somewhere is the person make a connection between who came from there! the things they have seen and Jesus lets Nicodemus and heard in the life and the every reader know that there Word of God!_ God does not want to confuse you. To unis hope of salvation. Al-derstand GOd, just look at though a person may not un-the things you have already derstand all things, one element is and that seen and recall what you is to believe in the Son of God have been told. Jesus uses things that the (vs. 15) people are familiar with to No matter what' the help bring them to undercourse oflife Y8, FL (Comer Of 34th 8t & 25th Phone: (813) 248-3737 Or (813) 248-3651 Fax: 242-8076 Careline: 248-HELP ._ EddllllwMrk, Sr. Pastor WEEIL Y WORSH SCHEDULE ..J u.. sllldl,: 8:00 A. M. Spiritual Enrichmer)t 9:45A.M. Sunday School/Orientation 10:45 Worship service (Youth Church 200 And 3rd Sundays) Tulsdar. 12:00 Noon Prayer w/Bible Study For Transportation C811 Dea. Kelvin DeCoursey Chairman, Deacons' Minis Activist Group To Host Food Donation Drive On Friday, March 23rd, the New Black Panther Party for Self Defense of St. Petersburg/Tampa will be hosting a com munity donation drive for non-perishable food items for their "We Care Tampa Bay Elderly Food Drive" that will help feed 20 needy elderly residents a month. This event will take place at the Ladies of the Sea Restau rant, 2705 East Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, #F, from 3 p. m. until 7 p. in. Michael Muhammad and Jihad-Amos Muhammad, with members of the Tampa Nation of Islam and Building Your Community (B.Y.C.) will be on hand to sup port the cause. The "We Care" boxes will help feed an elderly resident tied down from medical bills and other expense. We have forgotten about our elderly in this crisis, and they are the ones that paved the way for us to even be here free in society," said Local Chairman, Ali Muhammad. The "We Care" boxes will be distributed March 27th to needy residents throughout the city. For more information of helping or donations, call (813) 401-4103. S,\I:\T .J,\:\lES .\.:\LE. Clll.RCII OJ PRO(;RESS \'li.L\<;E, !:\C. 5202 86th Street South Tampa, Florida 33619 (813) 677-2411 UV.IIICIW!L B.l'IUCE,I ....... Early Morning Worship Service 7:30A.M. Church School-8:45A.M. Morning Worship Service 10:15A. M. FIRST BAP1IST CHURCH (II PR08RESS VILLA8E r-... FL3361& ChurCh orrtce: (813) 677-1948 Pastor's omoe: (813) 672-0389 !' Academyorrtce: (813) 677-5988 Fax : (813) 672-o514 E-Mall: tbcopv@tampebay.rr.com WonhlpTimee 7'3/J AM. & 10:55 A.M 4:JI:IfJ111!t!!ft Sunday-9:45A.M. hU & Youth/ Children Tuesday 11 A.M. AclUt Wednesday 7 P.M. Youth/ Children 7:30 P .M. AdUt NEW FRIENDSHIP M.B. CHURCH 3107 E. Lake Ave.* 248-4t127 Snir.itual Growth And Sharing God's Love Email Us At: sljministries@aol.com Mission Statement: A OJurch of hi inner city : to the cornmt(Jily byministeri1gtothe whole man. Ou1rea:t1 Ministry: t\OAH COMMLNTY, HJUSE CF LYDIA Worship Opportunities SUNDAY Sunday School 9:30A.M. Morning Worship 11:00 A M YPWW -6:00 P.M. Evening Worship 7:00P.M. Weekly Activities Sunclay Church School 9:30A.M Morning Worship 10:45 A M Bible Class 4:30P.M Evening Worship 5 P M Wectnesday Prayer Meeting 1 P.M Bille Study. 7:30 P.

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Singers And Musicians' Centerence, CoDJDJunitv Health Fair Set For April Grammy award-winning gospel superstars "The Clark Sisters,, Stellar Award Winner Lucinda Moore, author, national recording artist, Pastor "Pee Wee, Callins and the world renowned praise ologist Prophet Todd Hall will headline the Dr. Dorinda Clark. Cole's 4th RegionaJ. Singers and Musi cians Conference and Community Health Fair. The conference will convene on Friday April 20, 2012 thru Sunday, April 22, 2012 at the 34th Street Church of God, 3000 34th Street, Tampa (33605). -The host pastor is Pastor Thomas Scott. The honorary chairperson this year is Mn. Janice -Nunn Nelson, who is a gospel icon in the area QDd a living legend. The Health Fair component will be even greater this year led by Faith Felder, MD, whose area of con-centration iS internal medicine. -The_ fiscal agent this year is Feed Our Children, Inc. This not-for-profit organization has been supporting the Greater Tampa community, orphans, elderly, and the i>oor throughout the world for over 25 years. Its founder, Pastor Moses Brown is a community advocate. The presenting sponsQr is Bright House Networks and the media_ sponsor is the Florida Sentinel. The conference was founded by Dr. Dorinda Clark-Cole, who is a life:-long member of the legendary Clark Sisters and daughter of the late Dr. Mattie Moss Clark. Dr. Clark.:Cole has held the national confe!:ence for 13 years. _ijer goal was to create an for singers,musicians, dancerS, and all individuals in the fine arts arena ahd give them a chance to receive mind renewing instruction, take time for spiritual-inventory and reflection, and to meet and network With other minstrels across the state and country. -This onEH>f-a-kind conference has 3 basic compo nents: workshops, the new artist showcase and nightly services. The national conference is one week, butthis re-EVANGELIST JANICE NUNN NELSON gional conference will be 3 days. The Clark Sisters will judge the new artist show case on Friday night with the winrier having an opportunit:Y to participate in the national conference in Detroit and perform before record executives and other gospel stars. __ This includes: ammgements for airfare, hotel, con ference registration, and $500 spending money. Also, a music scholarship is presented to a student. -All day Saturday will be a day of health classes and music seminars. Saturday afternoon there will be a VIP-Sponsored lunch exclusively with the Clark Sisters for sponsors _only. Saturday night will feature the Clark Sisters; and many groups and choirs from the bay area and across the country. PASI'OR MOSES BROWN The explosive finale on Sunday will feature Psalmist Lucinda Moore and groups from around the country. The speaker will be the electrifying Prophet Todd Hall of New York. )> :::c 0 ::::t """' N This conference is being coordinated by local founder Steve Marshall, CEO of OMJ Consulting ., and Planning. The executive advisory board includes: rDr. Faith Felder, Carl Lavender, Regina Lock-Depass, Tanlmi Scott, Andrea White, Dr. Sam B _Wright, and Stephanie Wright. :r> There will be opportunities for sponsors, vendors and souvenir book ads. Additional sponsors and part-Z ner8 include Wal-Publix, Sol Davis Printing, :::! WTBN, The Davin Joseph Foundation, and many, many more. r-To register and for more information you mayvisit www.omjeventplanning.com or call813-409-006o. rrm ooot I CHURCH DIRECTORY I GREATER FRIENDSHIP M.B.CHURCH 3325 E. Emma St. IIP1IST z c: SERVICE TIMES Sunday School -10 A. M. Morning Service -11 :30 A. M, Evening Service 7:30P.M. Bible Studv -Tuesday EveningBible Band -7:30 P. M. Thursday Evening -YPWW -7:30 P. M. 1st And 3rd Frid.iy Evening Women's Outreach Ministry -7:30 P. M MOUNT M.-B.CHURCH 2002 N. Rome Avenue (Comer of Rome Ave. and SpruceSt) P.O. Box 4724 *Tampa Dr C. T. DMand, Pastor Tel:_ (813) 253-5714 *Fax (813) 254-1441 E-mail: MtPfeasantMB@aol.com Deyotlon By Ml Pleasant Praise Team EARLY MORNING -WORSHIP AT 7:45A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL* 9:30A.M. MORNNG WORStiP -11 A. M. -1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM FamilY Series Hour (B.T.U.) 6 PM-Lord's (Comr:nt.tnion) TUESDAYS 6 Prayer Servk:s 7 PM-General Btlle Study 7 PM Youth Bible Study DR. C.T. -...a. Pastor TAPE MINISTRY. -. Order On Une.At Web_Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org -1 Pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m Morning Worship -11 a.m. Evening Worship ._ 5 p.m. Prayer Meeting Tuesday-7:30p.m. Visitors Are Welcome! BAPI1ST CHURCH 3901 N. 37th St (813) 24&-3779 \ ELDER 1IIOMAS .L RED -Pastor Ear1y Morning Worship:. 8 A.M. Sunday School-9:30A.M. Morning Worship 10:50 A.M. Bible Study Wed. 7 P.M. THE PUBUC IS INVITED .___ __ 111Jl-11..'--R.1-. (111] 1.1191 ........ 1:11U. """ 1111111, TllltiiJ I ... -... ............ ... ...... = .................. aa .. 11 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 9 A.M. Wednesday Night Worship .... 7:30P.M. BISHOP IIATTIIEW WILUAIIS Pastor "I Cltun:h Wller81'11a Love Of God Flaws And 1'lla Holy Gboslls In Full COIIbol." UJ. r-(i) ::::t m c m < m ooot c: m c )> z c ., :::c B

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March Birthday Celebrants Happy bjrthday to the March celebrants: Carlton Lise, Terence Williams, Sherilla Durr, Bessie M. Williams, Barbara C. Johnson and Leslie Clark. Happy birthday to Mrs. Bessie Porter, who celebrated another blessed day on March 16, 2012. WISh you many more birthdays. Love, the family and friends. Now They Are One .Sick And Shut-Ins Let us put God first! _Dea. Eli Rogers (Brandon Hos pital), Young Johnson, Sr., Lashunda Williams, Carol Pierce, Lena Jenkins, the. Phllon family ; Odessa Roberts, Kaiser _Pierce, Arlean Evans, Carol Kaiser and Rev. James Murphy. Let us keep Jackie Brown on the speedy re oovery list for her recent foot surgery, Kaitlin M. Pritchard (Tampa General Hospital), Keith Barnum and Donnell Holloman. Step Into VIctory The girls' step team, "Step Into Victory" is still holding free registration and sign-up for girls ben,veen 12 and 16. For more information, call Tiffany at (813) 9653792. 29th Street Church Of ChristNews Brother Perry Johnson, lnterim Minister and congregatioli extend get well wishes to all the sick and shut-ins: Mary Monts, Dorothy York, Elizabeth Bethea, Perry King, Lena. Daniels, Lester Davis, Lenora Williams, Ella Churchill, Mary Cureton Green and Perethia King. Birthday wishes are extended to: Ethel Stone, James Green, Lovie James, Deborah Ro-Congratulation goes out to Mark Lise and Edith c Richai-dson, who on D: March 7, 2012, became Meacham Early Childhood Center Former staff, you are invited to attend and share in the rebuilding of Meacham Early Childhood Center on April12, at C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. LI"brary located at 2607 E. MLK driguez, James F. Williams, Sharlene Pilcher, Daisy Gaines and James A. Williams. I.L ''one!" On Sunday, March 10th, w c w :r:::: U) :; D ::::: c.. z ffi ..J ..J ::::: D ...I w z z w U) a: 0 ...... I.L en :-1 ., rn .... rn :a n 5 rn :a n !i. ::c C) .... -n en n ::c C) C) .... For more information, call Mrs. Griffen at (813) 677-9212. Rev. Alec Fitzgerald -Hall, pastor and congrega tion wish the following peo-. Students For VPK 4-8th Grade IPCCSOffws: A CathoilciChrtden Environment A CompreheneiYe CUrriculum Including Art. Technology, and P. E. Small ClaMrooma and Low Student to Teacher Ratio (1 taecher to 12 stuclenta). Located aCro.. the ...._from the C.pltano Boys & Glrte Club tor after achool care Step Up for Studenta Bcholar.hlpe for t:IIOee who qualify. (See Chart below). Total Monthly Household Income IIEW -IDEWAL APPUCAm OILY: s $6.166 $4.5fZ $41'0 $1.177 2/"..=, s-.1"..:. 1.f"f::t, == ----For more information please visit our website : http : //stpeterclavercatholicschool.org/ or call the school at (813) 224-0865 pie a happy birthday: Garry Brown, Richard Bryant, Kenny Anderson. Anto. nio Mells, Daisha Rich, Gloria Harris. and Tameka Faulkner. Let us not forget the sick and shut-ins and remember prayer changes things: Keith Barnum, Sr Vic toria Lewis and the chilof the late, Alice Robusky. .. Condolences are extended to Sister Yolanda Hewitt and family due to the pass ing of her brother, Eddie Hall (Denver, CO). The homegoing celebration was March 5th in Denver. My Brothers 2 Keep Prison Free greeting cards and Bibles to Florida Inmates, write to P. o. Box 89i74, Tainpa, 33689-0402. If you requested a Bible and have moved or never received it, wiite the ministry With your current address. Thought For -Today "Your life and mine shall be valued not by what we take, but what we give." F.Y.I. God biess Pres. Barack Obama and family Call your Iiews into Gloria McNair-Johnson at 813-735-7968. New Grant Expands Meals On Wheels In EastTampa, .The Meals Ori Wheels program in Tampa recently received a Franciscan grant that will allow it to expand services in East Tampa. Andrea Brogen, who recently became the Director of COmtnunity Relations, said the boundary line will now extend to I -75 (previously it Wa8 4oth St.) and to the Port of Tampa. Meals On Wheels delivers hot meals. to :homebound and seniors Monday through Friday by volunteers. Ms. Brogen said approximately 6oo meals are delivered per day a11d volunteers are heavily relied upon. The expansion into Tampa calls for an additional15 volunteers. Each volunteer ser\res about 10 spots, she said._ not a huge time commitments," she said .. A former volunteer, Ms. Brogen she and a group of former co-workers used their lunch time and volunteered as a group. Persons who maY be interested in or want to learn more about the program may call (813) 238-8410. ;

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Local Bethune-Cookman Universitv Concen Chorale Visits Tampa Concert Chorale member Katelyn Bell of Tampa sang a solo during the concert. Proud grandparents, Wmston and Elyse Powell attended the .. concert to support their granddaughter, Katelyn Bell. Andre Diggs is president of the Tampa Alumni Chapter B-CU alumnae, Mamie of Bethune-Cookman Ashby attended concert. University. Alumni who attended the concert included: Harry and Lucille Morris, Betoria Watson, Jackie, Julia Jackson and Marvin Martin, Jr. the rear, Birdie Underwood. The Bethune-Cookman University Concert Chorale was in Tampa a few weeks ago. The group was in concert at St. James House of Prayer Episcopal Church. The event was hosted by the N Tampa Chapter alumni association. (Photos by Julia Jackson) w 3040 W. CYPRESS ST. TAMPA. FL 33(J)7 REGISTER FOR CHILDREN'S Glff BASKETS: 813 642-7223 TO REGIS*rER CALL: 813 642-7223 GIFT BASKETS FOR'YOUR, CHILD/CHILDREN .;JMkD'S-WILL BE GNEN ONLY TO FAMIUIS THAT REGISTER! EACH BASKEr CONTAINS GREAT TOYS. 7V_1 GOOD CANDY &A SPECIAl STIJFFED IAMB OO.l.ED MANNY. sll{Jlrs 32" FLAT SCREEN TV $100 BED BATH AND BEYOND GIFI'CARD $100 BEST BUY GIFI' CARD $50 WALMART GIFI' CARD $50 GIFI' CARD $50 SHELL GAS CARD WEARE NOT CELEBRATING A RABBlr,ANEGGORACHICK. .. WEARE CEIEBRATING THE RrroRRECTION OFJmJSCHRISTTHE tAMBOFGOD WHICHTAmAWAY'lHESINOF THEWORLD.JOHNI:29 TRADITION OF EASTER VS THE TRUTH ABOUT THE DEATH AND RESU CTION OF JESUS. AFTER HEARING THIS TEACHING YOU WILL NEVER CALL RESURRECTION SUNDAY EASTER AGAIN 1\) 0 ... N ., c: IJJ r c;; :X: m c m < m -4 c: m en c )> z c c DESIGN I PRINT I RUDEBWOY G R APHICS.com I 813.990.8480 II

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i Local :I: 0 a: C( :E ).;' ic( c a: u. likens Funeral Home Hosts Communitv Event Aikens Funeral Home hosted a communitY event at the funeral home recently. {Photos by Julia Jackson) Aikens Funeral Home family members who coordinated the event are from left, mother and daughter, Yvonne and La Cheryl Aikens, Desiree Green and Barbara Gay. Welcome George Pugh and Moses Davis att the community event. Jarvis and Desiree Green attended the outing.

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. Your Children's Board encourages all to join us in celebrating National Nutrition Month by visiting one of our Family Resource Centers and learning about healthy food choices in a fun interactive environme nt! Month long events include : BRANDON (813) 740-4634 March 3 1 fr om 11 a.m to noon I Can Eat A Rainbow -a h a n d s o n cl ass that t eac hes pre-school ch iJdren an9 families ab ou t healthy food s nutrition, and eating habits. NORTH TAMPA (813) 558-1877 March 13 from 10 to 11 a.m. I Ca n E a t A Rainbow (se e descr i ption above) M a rch 15 from 10 to 11 a.m. Mission Nutrition t ea ch es s t u d e n ts (grad es 4-5) what foods our bodies need to stay healthy. Hands-on activities illustrate how to read and interpret food labels to make informed food choices. SOUTH COUNTY (813) 641-5600 M a r c h 30 from 10 to 11 a.m. I Can Eat A Rain bow ( see description above ) T OW N N COUNTRY.. (813) 3561703 March 27 from 10 to 11 a.m. I Can Eat A R ainbo w ( see description above ) There is no cost to attend ($10 value), however registration is required. Please call the Children's Board Family Resource in your neighborhood to reserve a spac e today! Children's Board HILLS BO.RO UGH COU NTY ., r 0 ::0 c )> en m z :::! z m r m c: r r m :::! z "'D c: m r c;; :::t m c m < m ::0 -< -4 c: m en c )> z c :!! c C) m ..... ..... I m

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N .... Olive Oil Is Sugar Causing Your High Blood Pressureil :I: Whether you c( dip into 'it," spray it, cook with it, or >-There's The-Rub A tablespoon of olive oil mixed with a few drops Qf, a: ounce of olive oil I&. Q I&. Q z c( Q tn w ::::) 1-w Gj Q w :I: tn :J m ::::) Q. z i= w ...J ...J ::::) m ...J w z i= z w tn .c( Q 0 ...J I&. works to bolster better health. l Go'Med' Replacing sat. camphor, eucci lyptus or menthol makes an effective chest urfated fat with olive oil lowers the. risk of heart attack by25%. rub that'll clear up congestion. Hot Coffee Got Your Tonglie?_ Also, the intake and absorption of olive oil decreases the risk of memory problems later in life. : If that first jolt of coffee burned your tongue or throat, put out the fire fast You've Got Nails by swallowing 2 teaspoons of oilive oil. Its protective coating will allow you to fin ish your drink, and its essential vitamins will help heal your bum. Rejuvenate dry, brittle nails by soaking your hands in 1/2 cup of warm olive oil for 15-30 min. Confidence Begins With A Beautiful Smile! lmprnvP y'n H T.>ria. 1,' ::0: ;> rlh'Pi fPPth Frrrr 'ThP ('f p .. t (I'"' If.-l Friendly Perso'nal care Most Plans Accepted Zero Down Payment Plans Available Flexible and Affordable Monthly Payments Family Discounts William F. Marsh, DDS, PA Preferred Orthodonliat For Ovef 30 Yl!l8l8 SHEEHY ANKlE & FOOT CENTER OF TAMPA BAY NEW laser AntiFungal Treatment Dlabetk Foot Care &Shoes AntJ FungJI .IWI Pol .. h Ankle 6 Foot Pain Corns, Bufttons, Hammertoes Dr. Paul lawrence $beehy.Jr ... Midldne a SWV.V or The Foot a Ankle POdiatrist Most Insurance Accepted Medicare, Blue Cross. Bille Shield _StateofFiorlda, .CJGNA. TJtCare, Humana, UnltedHealtheare, Cham pus "' loa.td c.rtlfled Diplomat, Academy wound Management 812 W. or; MLK Blvd. Ste. 101 Tampa, Fl 33603 813-872-8939 I www.l ampaFootDoctor.com Exams, Cleling & Filings Cosmetic (llondlrlg, Veneers) Crowns (Caps) & Bridges Partials & Denbns Extraction Implant Restuialiuns Wilc:.ft> & Emergencies Wekxme ANGELLA TOMUNSON, DDS, PA II.\OSt lnsllanceAccepted m GAIL C. MCDONALD, DDS, MPH Senior Citi:zJ!n Discxu11s I N .... Tampa (813) 209-0338 3911 N Boulevard (1 Blk South Of W. Dr. MLK Blvd. ) www .tomlinsondentalcare.com Fortunately, reducing your intake of sugary drinks by 6 ounces a day can lower risk of heart attack and stroke. To help lower your daily sugar intake: Drink unsweetened 100 percent juice drinks and fla vored water in place of 12 ounces of soda, lemonade, or fruit punch. .. Buy fruits canried with natUral juice instead of fruits ..: .. canned in syrups Choose whole grain bran cereals in place of sugar coated cereals. Avoid using sugar as a seasoning Instead.._ choose from a variety of spices to add the flavor you desire without the sugar. Watch out for fat-free and diet snacks and foods. They tend to replace the fat with lots of sugar. Safely cut the sugar required in recipes by one half. Use cinnamon, almond and vanilla extracts to sweeten breads. Snack Time: 3 wavs To Do It Right healthy, easy, af_ fordable snacks makes changing your eating habits much easier than you once thought. Remember that timing is also important. Utilize your snacks when you need thelp most. Here are a few tips to maximize your snack time: 1 Tired and sluggish? Choose a :Power packed snack to get you through the day and boost your energy level. Try foods that are high i n protein, with a small of carbohydrates to get you a long lasting boost. Nuts and a small piece of fruit or pe;mut butter on a slice of whole grain bread are great choices. 2. Hungry and lunch is a few hours away? Sneak in a high fiber, high protein snack mix to take you through the day or even as a bedtime snack to take you through the night. Try a few vegetable sticks with hummus or high fiber cereal and milk to tide you over. 3 Fuel your workout. Eating complex carbohydrates provides your body with energy needed to maximize your efforts. Snacking on low fat s ources of protein such as yogurt or cheese after a workout can help your body to recover and promote the growth of muscle cells The Dangers Ol ... lipstickil Could a pretty pucker be the kiss of death? According to reports, about 400 lip sticks recently teSted by the FDA oontain traces oflead. The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is particularly concerned about lead exposure for children and pregnant women. The CDC's Advisory Committee for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention recently stated that there is no safe lead level for children. Lead poisoning causes a Wide range of problems from low IQ and slowed grown in children to memory loss, inood disor ders, and miscarriage in adults. The FDA found the high -STHR est levels in lipsticks made by Procter & Gamble ( C over Girl brand), L'Oreal ( L 'Oreal, Body Shop and Mayb e lline brands), and Revlon The lip sticks containing the most lead (measured in parts per million) are: 8DUTH TAM .. A HEALTH AND lllEHAIIiiLITATIDN CENTER 1. Maybelline Color Sensa tional Pink Petal ('7.9 ppm) 2. L'Oreal Colour Riche Vol cani c, (7 0 ppm) 3 NARS Semi-Matte, Red Lizard (4.93 ppm) ) 4. Cover Girl Queen Col lection Ruby Remix (4.92 ppm) 5 Nars S e m iMatte, Funny Face (4.89 ppm) 6. L'Oreal Colour Riche, Tickled Pink (4.45 ppm) 7 L'Oreal Intensely Mois turizing Heroic (4 .41ppm) 8.'Cover Cov e r Girl Con tinuous Colo r Warm ,Brick (4.28ppm) 9 Color Sensational, Mauve Me (4.23 ppm) Take the first step In faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the ftrst step. 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Health Benefits 01' Turmeric Sickle Cell: Do You Know When To seek Helpil 1) Cancer Turmeric comes from the Curcumin plant which shows promise in reducing breast cancer. risk among women undergoing hormone replacement therapy during menopause. 2) Alzheimer's DiseaseA combination of curcumin and vitamin D prompts the immune system to. cleat the brain of amyloid beta (a sub stance that forms the brain plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease). 3) Diabetes Curcumin helps keep blood sugar in check and reduces risk of type 2 diabetes. 4) Liver Health -Curcumin' protects against liver damage. It curbs the production of proteins known to promote inflammation. 5) Osteoarthritis Turmeric may help relieve the symptoms of osteoarthri tis because of its ability to re duce pain and disability. 6) Menstrual Problems Turmeric is an antispasmodic to smooth muscles so it re duces digestive and men-strual cramping. It should reduce the severity of pain, if not ease them completely. 7) Bacterial Infection I Wounds-Turmeric is useful as an external antibiotic in preventing bacterial infection in wounds. 8) Other Health IssuesTurmeric is anti-inflammatory to the mucous mem branes, which coat the throat, lungs, sto.mach and intes tines. It also benefits skin conditions including: eczema, psoriasis and acne. Turmeric is widely available in supplement form. You can also increase your turmeric intake by using curry powder when cooking. The Truth Back Pain Part I Every single day, almost all of us put strain on our backs performing routine behaviors and motions. Over time, pick ing up your shoes the flopr or throwing .a bag over your shoulder won't be so easy, and may be accompanied by some serious back pain. But with some awareness of how your daily tasks can affect your back, a11;d a few simple changes, you can prevent yourself from suffering through one of the most common chronic pains. A Firm Mattress Is Best For Your Back. _Myth. A superfirm mattress might actually be the source of your back problems. A too-soft mattress won't offer enough support for your back. On the other hand, a rockhard one can increase pressure on the spine. Trying to find a mattress to accommodate your back problem can seem like looking for a needle in the haystack. If an expen sive adjustable mattress isn't' an option, look into modify ing your current mattress. Consider buying a mattress pad to soften a too-firm mat tress or a bed board to add some rigidity to ori.e that's too soft. Lifting Heavy Objects Will Strain Your Back. Myth. It's not necessarily how much you lift, but how you lift that makes the differ ence. -The proper form to avoid injury is to: keep your back straight, grab the object, bring it close to your body, and then stand. You should be lifting with your lower body muscles (thigh and butt). Back Pain Isn't Always Caused By An IJVury .. Fact. According to a study in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, women who feel overwhelmed at home or work are more two times more likely to have lower back pain. Mental stress causes mus cle fibers to tighten and over time it wears those fibers down and leaves you at greater risk for injury. What's more is that your body's natural response to stress is to increase muscle tension which makes existing back problems even worse. When you feel stress com ing on, take some time out to relax. A hot bath or shower can relax your back muscle fibers. To boost the stress-re lief benefits even more, use lavender-scented bath beads or soap. The calming scent lowers levels of the stress hor mone cortisol. About in 12 African Americans carry the Sickle Cell trait, and the disease occurs in about 1 in evecy soo African American births. HaVing Sickle Cell disease means a lifelong battle against the health problems it can cause, such as pain, in fections, anemia and stroke. Since some syrnptoms are more serious than others, it's very importartt to know. when you need, to contact your doctor or other health care professionals for help. See medical attention if you experience any of the following: Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath. Chest pain. Severe abdominal pain. Sudden weakness. Sudden numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, fingers, or toes (even if .it goes away on its own). Sudden poor balance and poor coordination when walking (even if it goes away on its own). Confusion (even if it goes away on its own). Garbled speech or an inability to speak (even if it goes away on its own). Sudden change in vision. Severe headache. Loss of consciousness. fACESI/1012 Fever higher than 101F. Severe cough. )lo JJ 0 ::I: Repeated vomiting or 1\) persistent diarrhea. A sudden increase in the g size of your or your child's 1\) spleen (Learn from your doctor how to feel your child's spleen to check its size). Increased paleness. Light-headedness. Persistent erection of the penis (priapism) that lasts more than 3 hours or is ex tremely painful. Severe pain that can't be relieved with your usual prescription painkilling drugs or other pain-relief methods. ., -r 0 c )lo C/) m z :::! z m r m c: r r m :::! z "a c: m r (ii ::I: m c m < m lAM c: m C/) c )lo z c c EDUCATING. INSPIRING. CHANGING PERCEPTION. People With HIV n fathefs, wandmothers. friends and neighbOrs. They n people you .,_ on the street and people )'OU meet. And they have one impcii'Wrt clwaCteristic in common with us all: they are hu1n111 bei The Faces of HIV project offers an intimate look at Florida residents living with HIV and AIDS through captivatina por1raits, insightful intefvMMs and poi&nant jolmal writing. To watch their stories, read their journals and to view the mobile art exhibit schedule, visit : -. ..

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FYJ Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now without delay. -Simone De Beauvoir There are moments in life when you get time sensitive information. You are told to ACT NOW! A delay in acting will cause you to miss a deadline or a valuable opportunity. As I read the quote below by Og Mandino, I knew that I had to share it with the readers of this column. I have pledged within myself to post these words in > a visible place so that I can <( read them every day. I pray 9 you do the same. Especially fE during the seasons in your c life when you feel like your dreams have no meaning, > your plans are all unaccomplished goals and your life is en a mission impossible. Tell yourself that despite what it t-looks like, I will ACT NOW! fj: "I will act now. I will act w now. I will act now. Henceforth, I will repeat c these words each hour, each w day, every day, until the words become as much a :::; habit as my breathing, and the action which follows a. z becomes as instinctive as the blinking of my eyelids. With these words I can condition my mind to perform every action necessary for my success. I will act now. I will repeat these words again and again arid again. I will walk where failures fear to walk. I will work when failures seek rest. I will act-now for now is all I have. Tomorrow is the day reserved for the labor of the lazy. I am not lazy. Tomorrow is the day when failure will succeed. I am not a failure. I will act now. Success will not wait. If I delay, success will become wed to another and lost to me forever. This -iS the time. This is the place. I am the person."' -Og Mand.ino ACT NOW! Don't delay! Your success is waiting on you to act on it. To contact Selphenia Nichols-Simmons, Email: thequeenofsuccess@yaboo .wm. Follow her on twitter @queenofsuccess1 and on Facebook: Nichols or call 813-956-(nSs. i= w -HOMEOWNERS -,:::L INSURANCE cancelled Or Non-Renewed??? ffi WE 'CAN HELP!!! 813-989-7844 a: o Ken Anthony -Connie Hill -Agents LOW Rates, FAST Service, BEST Deall Real Estate Problems Solvedl FREE LIST OF HOMES! It's Time To au,. Why Pay Rent? CALL NOW! do this, the faster you Will rbe able to get rid of the expense of PMI. How To Terminate PMI Quicker Make some home improvements. If you don't want to just sink cash into you mortgage loan, sink cash into home improvements. If you make substantial improvements to kitchens and bathrooms or PMI is based on how much equity you have built up in your home. The sooner you hit the 20% sweet spot, the sooner you can get rid of your private mortgage insurance. What are the best and fastest ways to build equity? Put more money towards your principle every month. Make an extra mortgage payment when you can, add money towards your principle in your mortgage payment, pour your extra money into the equity of your home. The more you if you add to the square footage, the value of your home will rise and therefore so will your home equity. ALL Mortgage QUESTIONS MAYBE MAILED TO: Yolanda Y. Anthony P.O. Box 21472 Tampa, FL 33622 minimum specifications for memory and CPU speed, my recommendation is to purchase a new computer instead of upgrading. Fin_ally, what's in Windows &Is-Almost Here -What Will That Mean To Youil Windows 8 to make you want and need it? Well, to tell you the truth, I'm not a big fan of what I've seen thus far from Windows 8. Windows 8 is a phone or tablet operating system. So if you are getting ready to purchase a Windows tablet, you should love Windows 8. You may have heard within the last c;ouple of weeks that a new Windows version, Windows 8, has now been made available for consumer preview. Windows 8 is now available, free of charge, to download from the Microsoft website (see http:/ I windows.mjcrosoft.com/en-US/wjn dows-8/download). So what's in it and what does this mean to the aver age computer user and how can you prepare? That's what I'll discuss in today's column. So as an average user, why should I care? Well, if you are still running Windows XP, you should start getting ready to upgrade. Microsoft originally posted a date of 4{14{2009 as the end of support for Windows XP. That date was extended to 4/8{2014,-but I'm sure there will not be another. extension after Windows 8 is officially released. That will mean that it will become increas ingly to attach new hardware to your Windows XP computer or obtai.D. soft ware to run on it. For instance, you may not be able to 'run new releases of Microsoft Office or even new versions of software like Photoshop. So what should you upgrade to? The answer to that depends on your current system. Windows 8 sys tem requirements are pretty much the same as those for Windows 7: Processor 1 &iga-hertz (GHz) or faster; RAM -1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit); Hard disk space -16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit); Graphics cardMicrosoft DirectX 9 graphics device or higher. All computers that were built to run Vista or Windows 7 will be able to run Windows 8. But if your computer was built for Windows XP, you'll either have to upgrade it (not re commended), or purchase a new computer: Upgrading may be feasible if'you only have to upgrade one c'omponent to make your computer compatible with Windows 8, but because you'll_be much hap pier with at least twice the But if you are going to be using a desktop, a laptop, or a non-touchscreen device, I'm not sure if Windows 8 offers anything except maybe a little frustration from having to find things all over again and missing those familiar common Windows tools like the minimize but. ton, maximize button, and the all powerful '"x"' close button. I also ran into problems installing basic things like my printer, but i'm sure that drivers for my printer will be : available by the time Windows 8 is officially released: Ralph, The Computer Guy. HOWARD MCKNIGHT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (813) 237-4496 1938 E. HILLSBOROUGH AYE. TAMPA, FL 33810 PREPARATION OF BUSINESS AND PERSONAL TAX RETURNS ACCOUNTING SERVICES AUDIT OF NON-PROFIT/ PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AUDIT OF HUD PROPERTIES REPRESENTATION BEFORE THE IRS 27 Years of Professional Service

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Agency To Host Appreciation Breakfast In appreciation for the commitment ofits support. ing ambassadors, to the advancement of girls in West-Polk County, Girls Inc., of Lakeland will host its annual 100 Ambassadors Breakfast ori Wednesday, 28, 2012. The breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. at Girls Inc. of Lakeland, 1220 W. Highland in Lakeland. For further information, contact Kay Fields, Executive Director, at (863) 682-3002 Ext. 222. Congratulations, Academic Competition Wmners Recently the academic competition team of Haines City High School won the Polk County Public Schools academic competition with a team score of 231. The host-site of the competition was Lake Region High School. Bartow High School placed second in the compe tition with a close score of 229. Nineteen teams com peted in the county champi onship. The 2012 all-county academic team was announced during, the awards following the county finals. Students will represent Polk County in the 27th Annual Commissioners Academic Challenge will be: Nathaniel Even, Haines City High School; Claire Jarvis, Lakeland Christian School; Edward Keer, All Saints' Academy; Bianca Mulaney, Bartow High School; Jacob Renuart,Haines City High School; Michael Smith, Haines City High School; Robert Smit:J1, Harrison School of the Arts; and colby Troutt, Bartow Senior High School. ...... The challenge will be held at the Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World, April 19-21, 2012. The All-County team will be led by Dawn Noel and Kristin Weaver. Go, Team! Condolences Extended -Shaw-Naif Talk extends condolences to the family, friends of the late James 'Do Gator' Glover, 88, passed away on March 6th. The homegoing service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 17th at First Born Church of the Living God in Mulberry. Final arrangements were entrusted to the Williams Funeral Home, of Bartow. Veey Special Birthday Greetings Shaw-NaifTalk exten'ds special HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes to Michael Shaw, II, who will celebrate his Super 16 birthday 'on Monday, March 28th! Michael is the son of Michael Shaw and Cynthia Zorn-Shaw (this writer!). He is a sophomore at Auburndale High School in Auburndale. It is our prayer that this year be filled with continued spiritual growth and many blessings for you. Special wishes for a happy birthday are extended to: Ethel Shaw, of Lakeland, who will celebrate another natal day on Mar$ 27th; Minister Paulette Mack, of Clearwater, who will celebrate her special day on March 29th; the motherin-law of yours truly, Lakeland lady Martha Shaw, Lakeisha Herbert and Ja'Darian Hird, who will each celebrate another year .of life on March 31st; and tQ Lakeland lady April J'ohnson, who celebrates her special day on Apriltst. Belated birthday wishe8 are extended to Helen Mallard 1oth) and Barbara Davis (Mar. 23rd). May the Lord bless each of you with in any, many more birthdays! Prayer Request Let us pray for the family of the late Martin, 17, who was shot and killed in a gated community, in Sanford, on February 26th. To date, no airest has been made of his alleged shooter, who is the president of a Neighborhood watch Association in that community. Let us also pray for those law enforcement agencies that are responsible for con ducting the investigations, etc., in this matt er. 55 Years And Still StaDding Strong ELDER FREDDIE and MOTHER MAMffi HIRD Happy Anniversary to Elder Freddie and Mother Mamie Hird, of Lake Wales, who will cele brate their 55th wedding anniversary'on March 29th. Fifty-five years of. Shaw-Nuj applauds you! May the Lord continue to bless this union with many more years together, as one! Shaw-Naif Shout-Out This week's Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out goes out to University of South Florida Men's Basketball team and all of the family members, friends, and supporters of this awesome group! Polk County Sentinel Business Locations Needed Hello, Lakeland, Bartow, Winter Haven, Haines City, Auburndale, Lake Wales!. ... the Florida Sentinel Bulletin is in search of distributors in Polk County. Are you interested in having the Sentinel available for pur chase at your store, salon, barbershop, church, agency or other place ofbusmess? Yes! .. then please call me at (863) 513-8437 or Harold Adams at (813) 248-1921. We are here to serve'you! Talk To Shaw-Nuf Shaw-Naif Talk wants to hear from you. Share your exciting news and/or photos of your celebrations, special events, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, family reunions, church or community events, etc., with the readership of the Florida Sentinel Bulletin and Shaw-Nuf Talk by an e-mail to: sbawnuftalk@yahoo&2.ill or calling (863) 5 138437. ::u i5 a: ,.. ::u (") FormerTampa H-osing Director Selected To Head lakeland Housing Aut-oriiV BENJAMIN STEVENSON New Executive Director of Lakeland Housing Authority 1\) o .... 1\) r-0 ;!! c > en m z :j z m r-ID c r r-During the monthly meet ing of the Lakeland Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners, which was held on Thursday, March 15th, Be.njamin Stevenson, a Polk County native, agreed to become the agency's new Executive Director. a base salary of $150,000 !!I plus benefits that include Z (but are not limited to) insurarice and a leased auto-ID mobile. His first chiy at the Authority will be April 2, ::z:: Stevenson, a Senior Associate of Jaco Associates, Inc., will .be paid 2012. m c Upon acceptance of the m position, Stevenson gra-;ii ciously shook the hands of ::u each commissioner and stat--< ed, "I just want to say thank yoU all for opportunity. m c )lo z q T. A. Y. L. 0 R. PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS .;!! c SHOWTIME 0 6 P.M. LAKELAND, FLORIDA TICKETS $151N ADV. $20 AT THE 00(11 THE POLK MUSEUM OF ART 800 EAST PALMElTO STREET

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Nr------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------National President Obama Raises $45 Million In Februarv PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WASHINGTONPicking up th. e pace, President Barack Obama raised $45 million for his re-election bid in February, bringing his 0 total to about $300 million a: for this election cycle, his u. campaign said Monday. 0 Pres. Obama stepped up z c:( fundraising efforts during the month, collecting nearly o twice as much as the $23 f3 million per month average ;::, he r_aised during the final t-three months of 2011 and ft more than the $29.1 million w > w he raised in January. The money was spread among Pres. Obama's campaign, the Democratic party and two campaign Pres. Obama's .campaign said nearly 350,000 people contributed in February and the average donation was about $59 for the entire election cycle. Nearly 98 percent of the donations were $250 or less. With Republicans locked in an extended primary cam paign, Pres. Obama's team has tried to build a large sostate operation that will help it register new voters, bring back past supporters and boost tUrnout. Pres. Obama's campaign had about $75 million in the bank through the end ofJanuary. Campaign officials have implored its supporters to donate money and get involved, pointing to Republican-leaning super PACs expected to raise hun dreds of millions of dollars to defeat the president. 0 w :::z::: en :::::i m ;:::) WORKERS' COMPENSATION a.. z ti ...I ...I ;:::) m ...:. w z w en 4( Q a: 0 ...I u. CIVIL SERVICE I UNION GRIEVANCE 2.!11 I \l.rdi"n \1 :::J.!II-Jampa. 1-1 JJ(,fl,! '"'" lntdl.n,litnwr:.: ( S 13, 2231200 9th Grader Told To Read langston Hughes Poem 'Biacller' c\) \Jt-/ A Black ninth -grader in Fairfax Country, Virginia was reading a Langston JORDAN H u g h e s SHUMATE poem in class when his teacher instructed him to read it Blacker. As Jordan Shumate recalls the incident, the teacher didn't hold back in punches in expressing her displeasure with how he was reading the poems. "She told me, 'Blacker, Jordan-c'mon, blacker. I thought you were black'." When he refused to com ply with her ridiculous request, the teacher read the poem herself. llnorttv Workers Claim Discrimination In lawson A total of sixteen Black and Hispanic employees at the Coca-Cola soft drink compa. ny have filed a lawsuit claim ing that they have been forced to work under conditions that can be categorized as being "a cesspool of racial discrimina tion." The Brooklyn Federal Court lawsuit which was filed against two of the company's five production plants in Maspeth and Elmsford, New York, accuses the popular soft drink manufacturer of main taining racially discriminatory and hostile environments The latest lawsuit is just one of a few that have been lodged against Coca:Cola over the years. In November 2000, in the largest settlement ever in a racial discrimination case, the Coca-Cola Company agreed to fork over more than $192 million to resolve the federal lawsuit brought by those Black employees which implemented changes in the way that the company man ages, promotes and treats Black employees in the U.S. BARBAS SANDERS BUTLER&HovsEPIAN m I 00 ..... Jimmie Butlw Automobile Accidents *Motnrcyde Acddents sap and Fall wrongful Death *Boat/let Ski Aa:ldents *Defective Products AU InJury calms .oll"'IaMUa Aim OOONS8LOIIS Jtr LAW INJURED or ARRESTED? 1802 WEST CLEVELAND STREET TAMPA, FLORIDA 33101 813-254-6652 Katherine Aglt.no *Traftlc Tickets *DUI *Hisdeameanors Juventle *Records Sealed/Expunged *Woncers' Compensation wnts, a. Probate FNe lntorntdon Octrtcen*tg QullllllldciM I. Elcperlence AYallllllle Upon RequeM. T1te hlllng ol .,. Ia an lmpoltanl dMIIIIan lttlillhDUid not be tte.ed ICMiy upon adYeriiHmenlll. Befcn )IOU cleclcle, -.. Ia -.cl )IOU flw WIIDin IIIIOIJNtllon. Mother Slashes He was Possessed A s-year-old boy remained in critical condition Monday after police said his mother took a kitchen knife to his throat: Daphne Spurlock, 45, told Magnolia, Texas police she slashed her son's throat because "he was infested with demons." On Saturday night Spurlock stomped on her son's head and chest before slitting his throat. The child's father came home from work to find Spurlock standing over the child. The young boy was airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital after his father DAPHNE SPURLOCK called 911. His mother has confessed and is in Montgomery County Jail on attempted capital murder charges. Deal Student 'Speechless' After Pres. Obaina Responds To In Sign language Lots of people get giddy following even the briefest encounters with a president. But one Washington-area college student was especially elated that President Obama understood what he was saying. Or signing. Stephon, a student at Prince George Community College, was standing in line after an on energy policy witP, President Obama and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, waiting for a chance to shake hands with the presi dent. As the president was shaking hands and making his way through the crowd, he met up with Stephon, who was born deaf. "I am proud of you," Stephon signed to the president. Not missing a beat, President Obama signed back: "Thank you." President Barack Obama greets audience members after he speaks about energy, Thursday, March, 15, 2012, at Prince George's Community College in Largo,Md. Another deaf student then signed 'to the president, "I love you." The pres ident smiled back at her and shook her hand. An elated Stephon later recounted his experience on YouTube via American Sign Language. DEMETRIUS JENKINS PI'Mident DIRECT: (813) 824-8540 FAX: (813) 247 cpdMnerincOaol.com LM U# Mktl Your HDIH A RM/ty C8C12lllil!l3 CCCtsz.m

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:!! c 3C ,.. lJ 0 :I: N jl) u-11 .II EMpLOYMENT II HILLSBOROUGH TRANSIT AUTHORITY (HART) ACCEPTING BIDS The Hillsborough Transit Authority (HART) will be accepting bids for IFB-11272CG -MetroRapkf North/South Site and Civil Construction, IFB-11251CG -MetroRapid North/South Communications and Traffic Signal Modifications, IFB-9828C Lease Uniform Service. All inquiries pertaining to th e solicitation must be directed to: Damaris Cordova, Contracts Specialist, Hillsborough Transit Authority, 1201 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33605, (813) 384-6383 or e-mail at cordovad@gohart.org. The IFB documents will be available for download on HART's website at: http://www.goHART.org. INVITATION FOR BID RELOCATION SERVICES FOR THE TAMPA HOUSING AUTHORITY MAIN ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDINGS Bid No: FY2011-IFB-04 Date Issued: March 15, 2012 The Housing Authority of the City of Tampa (Authority) will receive sealed bids for the Relocation. of Its Main Administrative Buildings until 2:00 p.m. (prevailing Tampa, Florida time) on Monday, April 9, 2012 in the Authority's Board Room located on the first floor at 1529 W. Main Street, Tampa Florida 33607, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after this time will not be considered. Persons who reql.Jire special accommodations should immediately contact the THA Contracting Office @ (813) 253-D551 extension 390. -. On WedneSday, March 28, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (prevailing Tampa, Florida time), the Housing Authority of the City of Tampa will conduct a pre-bid conference in the Board Room located on the first floor at 1529 W. Main Street ; Tampa Florida 33607.1mmediately following the pre-bid conference, THA will offer a site tour of its current Administrative locations that are to be relocated the new Administrative location. Bid packages are available by visiting THA's website at wwW.thaft.comldeptalpurchaslng or by contacting the Contracting & Procurement Department at 813-253-0551 ext. 390. All interested bidders are encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference, the site tour and the bid opening. An Equal Opportunity Employer By order of the Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the City of Tampa THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF TAMPA Jerome D. Ryans, President/CEO BLICATION DEADLINES uesday Edition Thursday @ 12:00 P.M. Friday Edition Monday@ 12:00 P.M. ClASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT RATE $10.00 1 Words And 60$ For Each Additional Word Over 20 This Price Is Each Time You Publish Your Ad IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 13TH JUDICIAL. CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 11-11420 NAFH NATIONAL BANK, PLAINTIFF, vs. TOWN N COUNTRY POINTE, LTD., a 'Florida limited partnership, ALL PRO LAWN MAINTENANCE INC., CHADWELL SUPPLY INC., CRITICAL INTERVENTION SERVICES, INC., PALMERA POINTE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION,"INC., HD SUPPLY.FACILITIES MAINTENANCE, LTD. DEFENDANTS. NOTICE OF SALE (Pursuant to. Chapter 45) NOTICE OF SALE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Sale of Re-Foreclosure dated February 28, 2012, and entered in Case No. 11-11420, Division K, the Circuit Court of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Hillsborough County, Aorida, wherein NAFH National Bank, Plaintiff, and Town N Country Pointe, Ltd., et. al., are Defendants, I will sell the following property situated in Hillsborough County, Florida as described: EXHIBIT A 7916B Building 3, Hanley Road 7923A Building 9, Landmark Circle 7923B Building 9, Landmark Circle 7903C Building 10, Landmark Lane Units 7917, 7917a, 7919, 7919a, 791"9b, 7919c Building 6, Landmark Terrace; Units 77028, 7702b, 7708, Building 21 Landmark Way OF PALMERA POINTE, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 15983, AT PAGE 711, AS AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 16253, AT PAGE 455, AND OFRCIAL RECORDS BOOK 18448, AT PAGE 1519, AND ALL EXHIBITS AND AMENDMENTS THEREOF, AND RECORDED IN CONDOMINIUM PLAT BOOK 20, AT PAGE 127, ALL OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA. At public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, except as set forth hereinafter, on April 13 2012. at 10:00 a.m. at 800 E. Twiggs St .. Room 202. Tampa. FL 33602 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida statutes. Any person claiming an interest in this surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Us Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. "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, Ms. Nancy Yariez 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 this: 12th day of March. 2012. PAT FRANK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT lsi GLENDALY MARTINEZ As oeputy Clerk Help Wanted Devil Crab Roller Part/Full Till!e Call (813) 900-2498 HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE New Employment Opportunities ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER $26,457 GIS ANALYST $35,838 GIS/MAPPING TECHNICIAN $27,830 LIBRARIAN $35,838 PLANT OPERATOR $29,744 PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE $27,976 PRINCIPAL INTERNAL AUDITOR (INFORMATION TI;:CHNOLOGY) $61,110 PROJECT MANAGER Ill (CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS) .. $67,059 SENIOR SUPERVISOR (INVENTORY WAREHOUSE) $35,838 SOFTWARE SPECIALIST II (NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR) $53,435 SUPERVISOR $31,512 See our web site at http://www.hccsb.org or visit our office at: 601 E. Kennedy Boulevard, 17th Aoor, Tampa, FL. Preference in initial apt. will be given to eligible vets & eligible spouses of vets. MAKE A DIFFERENCE! COME WORK WITH US! An Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer AAIEEO Employer SUPPORT THE FLORIDA SENTINEL ADVERTISERS. r 0 ::D en m z -t z m r m c: r r m -t z "D c: m r en-:I: m c m < m -t c: m C/) c ,.. z c ::D c .... .Cf aJ

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'P" 0 N lS U LEGAL NOTICE FOR RENT c( ::E > a: IL c a: IL c z c( c (/) w :::::) .... ii: w > w c w % (/) ::::::i m :::::) a.. z ...J ...J :::::) m ...J w z i= z w (/) a: 0 ...J IL PUBLIC NOTICE NQTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY PROGRAM The City Council of the City of Tampa will hold a Public Hearing concerning the Consolidated Submission tor Community Planning and Development Programs, at 5:00 P.M., on April 12, 2012, at City Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall, 5 Kenriedy Boulevard; Tampa, Florida. The Purpose of thts Public Hearing shall be" to: 1) Present intormation concerning the Community Development Block. Grant (CDBG) Thirty-Eighth Entitlement, -Emergency Solution Grants (ESG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) grant, and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Programs (HOPWA), including, but -not limited to, the types of activities pieviously undertaken, the anticipated level of funding, the range of eligible activities, and other pertinent program requirements. 2) Announce the release of the PY2012/FY2012 Request for ProposalS for CDBG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA fundingApril 2, 2012. 3) Obtain. at the initial stage of program development, the views and comments of citizens concerning community deVetopment, housing and priority non-housing needs. 4) Afford-to any person or organization the opportunity to be heard. Any person who decides to gppeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at this P-ublic Hearing will need a record of the proceedings. and tor such purpose, may need to hire a court reporter to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to parf!cipate in the Public Hearing should contact the City Clerk's office at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the Public Hearing. CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TAMPA CHARLIE MIRANDA CHAIRMAN Dezlgnz' Elegance Hair Salon Boutique -. Is LOoking For Friendly Hair Stylist Arfd Braiders For March Special Contact Owner Bobby 813-516-3255 Adonal Medical Is Looking For 2-Day AN's 10 Night AN's Pay Between $36.00 And $45.00 -Hourly-Contact Marc (813) USFArea 13050 North 20th Street 2 Story 2 Bedroom Townhorne, Free Water Free Washer/Dryer Wrth Lease 1 Month Free Rent Great Location Section 8 Ok -Only $685.00 C811813-220-3633 .-,..w ...... ... -.-........ ... ., ... _.,. (8:1.3) 2.48-:1.92.:1. IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 11-cC-o32431 DIV.:J PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. PLAINTIFF, vs. JOSHUA D. NAVEDO, ET AL., DEFENDANTS. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to an Order of a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 8, 2012, in the above-captic;med action, I will sell the property situated in Hillsborough County, Florida described: LOT 4, BLOCK 5, TERRACE TOWN HOMES PHASE 1, according to the Plat thereof as recorded In Plat 106, Pages 9-13, Public Records of Hlll sborough County, Florida at public sale, the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs Street, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, at 2:00 p.m.. on the 2mh_day of April. 2012. "H 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, Ms. Nancy Yanez at 800 E. Twiggs Street, Room 604, Tampa, FL 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: 1mb day of March; 2012 II FOR RENT PATFRANK CLERK OF T .HE CIRCUIT COURT II lsi ALEXIS DE LA HOSA As Deputy Clerk ,II II USF Area 14456 Reuter Strasse Clr. 1714 212:5 Condo OnlY $850.00/Monthly Includes Water Available Now Section 8 OK Erick 813-376-8787 FOR SALE WHYRENT. Own A Brand New Home In Ruskin With $1000.00 Down And 100% Financing Call Today (813) 541-3699 HOMES FOR RENT Move In Specials! No Deposits! FREE Rent TMLEASES.Com 813-221-4457 3019 North 38th Street 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths On Quiet Dead End Street CHA, Carport $875.00/Monthly $600.00/Security (813) 335-6688 Sulphur Springs Area 1 Block Away From River 3 Bedroom/2 Bath WID Totally Remodeled $85o.OO/Monthly Plus Deposit Call (813) 601-3101 USF Area "The Voice of Our Community Spacious Townhouse 2 Bedrooms/1 l2 Baths CHA, UtilitY/Laundry Room Private Patio Rent $750.00 Deposit $100.00 Section 8 OK (813) 988-1168 for Itself' (813) 248-1921 -11 II

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:II HOMES FOR RENT 2007 Okaloosa treet 2 Bedroorn'1 Bath Fenced Yard WDH,CHA $725.00/Monthly $600.0M>eposit Section 8 Accepted Call (813) 293-8431 14936 Pinecrest Road 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Home Central Heat/ Air $750.001Monthly Section 8 Accepted (813) 386-8045 LeaslngTampaBay.com Built In 20061 8307 N Klondyke Street Tampa, Fl, 33604 3 Bedroorn'2 Bathroom Concrete Block $975.001Monthly Section 8 Accepted 813.386.8044 L.easlngTampaBay.com nos Nofth Marks Street 3 Bedroom/2 Bath $950.00/Monthly Deposit Negotiable Section 8 Preferred Available May 1st Aev.Tyeon (813) no-2003 1701 Julian !-ane Drive Clair Mel 412 Central AJC WasJl:er Dryer Hook-Up Refrigerator, Range Tile Aoors Fenced Yard Rent:$ 1250.00 Deposit:$ 500.00 Section 8 Welcome Harold-813-293-2&n Grant Park Area 3/2 House Large Patio, CH/A Storage Shed Fenced Yard Small Pets Only Section 801< Background Check ean 813-325-2147 After 8 P.M. 0r(813)409-2507 II 2307 North 54th -Street 3BedroomHome $800.00/Monthly Section 8 Accepted (813) 386-8049 LeaslngTampaBay.com 4 Bedr00;11112 Bath CHA, Fenced LaWldry Room Section 8 OK $950.00/Monthly Available April 1st Call (813) 968-1168 3 Bedrooms/1 Bath CHA, WDH, Fenced Yard Available April 1st ean (813) no-2003 (813) 735-5295 (813) 713-4055 312 -Concrete Block Newly Remodeled Ceramic Flooring Throughout CHA, Fenced Centrally located Near Bus Stop Section 8 ApprOY8d Call (813) 406-9744 2 Bedroom/1 Bath House Privacy Fence WOH,CHA $800.00/Monthly Plus Deposit APTS. FOR RENT 2 Bedroom Apartment $550.00/Monthly $550.00/Deposit Section 8 Welcome Call (813) 849-3265 Very Spacious 2 Bedroom/2 Bath $625.0MAonthly $500.00/Deposit AJC, New Tile/Carpet. -C.ll (813) 298-2499 II II 55+ 1 Bedroom Apartments $1 OO.OOIDeposit Starting At $375.00 TradeMartc Group (813) 221-4457 .00 Move-In Special SeHablaEspal\ol Cinnamon Cove Apartments Call (813) 971-5254 1 And 2 Bedroom Apartment Very Clean Security Bars $550.00 Mon1hly Plus Deposit C.ll (813) 391-7046 East Tampa Bungalow Furnished-1/1 Clean & Quiet $750.00/Monthly Plus First And Last Month Includes All Utilities (813) 248-9888 1 Bedroom Patio Apartment w/Appllanoes Fenced Yard $600.00/Monthly First & Last Month Rent Required (813) 704-7339 Very, Very Quite Brigtrt And Clean 100010 Remodeled Beautiful Layout 2 Bedroom Apartments $675 Moves You In! 813-221-2120 Oak Gardena 11717 North 14th Street (14th Street And Fowler) North Tampa And Temple Terrace 3 Bedrooms From $850.00 WDH 0 Deposit No Application Fee 2 And 3 Bedroom Section 8 Vouchers Welcome 813-915-9787 6 I DUPLEXES l (') New Richey Southgate Senior Apartments, 62 + 1 Bedrooml$455.00 Minimum Income Required $1,700.00 Southgate Shopping Center (727) 847-1110 EHO II DUPLEXES 1504 E. 138th Ave. 311, DUPLEX CHA, WID Hook-up $750.00/Monthly $400.00/Deposit Section 8 Accepted Willie (813) 699-2498 (813) 690-6664 lampa Heights 2 Bedroorn'1 Bath Upstairs Duplex Great Location Close To Everything $750.00/Monthly Includes Utilities Call 813-4n-7734 First Month FREE $50.00 Will Move You In 4005 North 34th Street Unit #G Excellent Rental History Required Newly Remodeled 2 Bedroorn/1 Bath $565.00/Monthly lnclucing Water (813) 238-6353 II 9814 North 11th treet Unit #A 2 Bedroom/1 Bath $500.00/Monthly Section 8 Accepted (813) 386-8044 LeaalrMJTampaBay.com 3 Bedroom CHA, WDH Large Backyard Nice Area Call (813) 789-3879 Hlghway301 nd Fowler Area Spacious 1/1 Duplex WDH, WSG lncfuded $500.00/Monthly $250.00/Deposit Section 8 OK (813) 968-1168 724 Duplex $550.00/Monthly Plus Deposit SmaD Pets OK Section 8 Approved (813) 340-3085 II ROOMS FOR RENT II East Osborne Ave. Area Ideal For Fixed Income Furnished, Clean, Private Utilities, AIC, WID Security System Call(813)789-3574 For Your Convenience The Florida Sentinel Bulletin Accepts MasterCard VI-, MasterCard American Express And Debit Cards .... _,.._, .... VIa Phone :::z::: N .... N r-0 :!! CJ) m z -4 z m r-OJ c rr-m z "'U c m r-c;; :::z::: m 0 m < m -4 c m CJ) -< z 0 :!! 0

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N i :1 I AIR CONDITIONING I I CARPET CLEANING I a: c :1 >;' Furnished Rooms For Rent iE Males Preferred Cable, Central Air Strictly No Activity Allowed Must Be Employed can (813) 965-5931 1 Week FREE Rooms For Rem In Quiet Buildiog At 2913 North 15th Street Tampa Stop By Or Call Henry (813) 727.0151 central 1-275 AIC, Cable, Phone Queen Beds, Kitchen, Ceiling Fans $85.00 Deposit $100.00 And Up Weekly (813) 598-4262 WestTampa Rooms For Rent Newly Remodeled Full Kitchen, Furnished $80.()()..$1 00;00. Weekly + Deposit Call (813) 476-8748 $305.00/Monthly Pkis Deposit Background Check Cell (813) 229-8696 (813) 373-2515 (813) 949-8997 Ybor Heights Large Fumish8d Rooms $120.00 $1-40.00iWeeldy Deposit Plus Security Plus 1 Week Rent Cable TV, Laundry Single, Orug1=ree_ Must Be Ernplojed can (813) 247-4724 usch Gardens Area Large $115.00 Small $100.00 Weekt{ Plus Depoal Christian Person Preferred Must Be Employed Or Receiving Benefits I No Drugs Or Smokers Furnished (81 _3) 488-5003 (727) 701-2781 1000 East 26th Avenue PI_.. Call (813) 494-3343 Electric, Water And Cable Included ... For Dabllled InformatiOn HUisborvugh & Himes AJC, Cable, Phone aueenBeds Kitchen, Ceiling Fans $85.00 Deposit And Up Weetdy (813) 598-4262 SSI, FIXed Income Big Rooms For_ Rent Waw Only Ill! Includes Cable TV No Deposit (813) 325-6499 --. Room For Rent No Drugs, CHA Share Klchen And Bath $130.cn'Weeldy \ ..... (813) 312-7818 lllus.ah (813)'270-4047 Fwnished, CHA '1110, cable All Utilities Paid Next To Bus Unes QUiet Neighborhood $120.
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