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I Celebrating 68 Years In The Tampa Bay _t.f SEE PAGE 3-A VOL. 68 NO.2 FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012 52 PAGES 75 Popular Coach Who Banled Brain Cancer Dies SEE PAGE 2-A Former Black Republican Walks Awav From Partv SEE PAGE 6-A 1,800 Felons In Countv Unaware Rights Restored SEE PAGE 7-A COUPLES' MINISTRY CELEBRATES ANOTHER YEAR Last Sunday, August 19, 2012, the Couples' Ministry of Allen Temple AME Church celebrated another year together. The couple married the longest was honored for 63 years of wedded bliss. George and Mary Louise King were united in marriage in Chattanooga, TN. They are parents of four children and four grandchildren. Couples attending the worship service were: seated, Rev. David Green (Pastor), his wife, Kimberly Green, the honorees, Mary Louise King and George King. First Row: Abbey Burkett, Jannie Simpson, Brenda Jackson Lee, Patricia Malphus, Betty Johnson, Barbara Smith, Samantha Crews, Betty Simmons, Cora Dunkley, Felicia Gilmore-Long, Alice Dear, Brenda Mount, Hope Dove, Cynthia Jones, Brenda Mcintyre and Rev. Evelyn Moore. Back Row: Herbert Burkett, Alphonso Simpson, Daniel Lee, Wilbert Malphus, E. Carver Lee, Walter Smith, Patrick Crews, James Simmons, Paul Dunk ley, Charles Long, Doug Dear, Zannie Mount, Michael Dove and Carlton Gunn. (Photographer Lomax Mcintyre is also a part of this ministry.)


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., Features :D Joint Venture Partners Will Build New Housing Complex In Countv c G> c en -t I\) 1\) 0 ..... Three years ago, two com panies joined forces to develop properties in Hillsborough County. Recently the two companies united again to enter into another venture The first project that brought ZMG Construction, Inc., CEO Richard Zahn of Orlando, and well known Tampan, Wilbert Malphus, ofMalphus and Son Cons truction, was the ENCORE Proj ec t. The two companies were hired to redevelop the l and that formerl y held the Central Park Housing Project ZMG Construction served as con struction managers and Malphus and Son as the General Contractors On Wednesday, the two companies were present as construction manager; con tractor for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Cedar Pointe Development, 5409 Temple Palms Avenue. The cost of the redevelopment project is $5,937,398. Richard Zahn said, This is the second big project in the City of Tampa not only with Malphus and Son, but with the Tampa Housing Authority. "We are very excited about the project, but also with the Hillsborough County Afford a ble Housing Department. Through their diligence, along with the County Commission ers, another opportunity is available for us to provide another opportunity for those in real need of affordable housing and those in need of jobs The call has been answered I look forward to provid ing a d evelopment expedi tiousl y s o that people can move into their new homes," Zahn said. Wilbert Malphus said, ''I'm very excited. I couldn't have found a better company Black Republican Organizations prepare For Convention BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Hillsborough County's two Mrican American Republican organizations the New Century R e publi can Club and the Black Republican Club, are in full swing for Monday 's Repub lican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Arena. Black Republican Club President Willis "KC" Bowick, said they will be playing a substantial role at the conven tion. "we will have a hospitality room set up, and we re putting together information packets We will be prepared to answer questions, and we'll be doing a poll to see where peo ple are on the upcoming elec tion." Willie Lawson, President of the New Century Republican Club, said they have prepared a full agenda for the conven tion that will feature some high profiled speakers. "We've prepared an agenda with events scheduled a lmost every day the conven t ion will be in town. On Tuesday, we ll have Herman Cain and JC Watts speaking at a luncheon, and on Wednesday, we will have other guests coming in. We also have a huge event planned for this Saturday. Lawson said they want to make sure people know Mrican Americans cover a wide political base, and the will have a live radio broadcast going on. "We expect a really big turnout, and we're looking forward to showing people we got it going on in Hillsborough County. Specializing In The Followng Areas: Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 &13 Child Support Probate & Wills Guardianship Persona l Injury !migration REASONABLE RATES & PAYMENT PLAN Attorney Law 109 N Armenia Avenue Tampa Fl33609 (813) 264-8717 11M Nrlnq of r.W)'ltf t MimpottM bouht SMr you d.elct.U.. k ua to M }'OU FR.EE about out qu4111ie.&M and d}N:t'I'Mt! BARBARA J. PITTMAN Practicing Law In: Criminal Defense Family Law Personal Injury Attorney & Counselor At Law Cypress Point Office Park 10014 N. 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I am also proud of being a part of affordable housing that is improving the quality of life for many of the citizens of Tampa." The new community, lo cated on foreclosed property, came about through a partner ship between the Tampa Housing Authority and the Hillsborough Cbunty Afford able Housing Department, a Neighborhood Stabilization Program 1 grantee. The multi family complex will consist of 84 new 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms with 52 units completed during the first phase. Iris B. Holton, City Editor, can be reached at (813) 248-1921; or at iholton@tlsentinel.com. INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT? WE'RE HERE TO HELP Call: (813) 471-4444 0 :D c )> en m z ::::! z m rm c r r m ::::! z "tJ c m r-(i) ::r: m c m < m -t c m en c )> z c ., :D c G> m w I )>


editorials Columns FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202-140) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P.O. Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL C. Blythe Andrews 1901-19n (1945) C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. 193o-2o1o (19n) S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER ALLISON WELL5-CLEBERT, CFO GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR HAROLD ADAMS, CIRCULATION MANAGER TOYNETTA COBB, PRODUCTION MANAGER LAVORA EDWARDS, CLASSIFIED MANAGER Subscriptions-$44.()()-6 Months Both Editions: $87 00-Per Year Both Editions. Opinions expressed on editorial pages of this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily reflect the editorial stance of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Publisher. I An American Tradition On The Brink I I magine this. The mailman or woman who used to come like clockwork, Monday through Saturday, will 0 only come Monday through Friday ... or maybe, the fE postman will visit, Monday through Thursday ... or perC haps, the mail may only be delivered one day out of every Z week. Just recently, the Postal Service admitted losing more ffi than $5.2 billion. Such a loss is more than the entire > budget of certain so-called Third World countries. W To make matters worse, Congress with a Republican fil majority, has decided it would not act on a Post OfficeS. ::Z::: 0. S. first, for the Ok to change its postal service from Monday-through-Saturday to Monday-through-Friday, m and secondly, for a financial lifesaver of $5 billion dol Iars. In response, the House of Representatives went home i= for a five-week vacation. W Imagine not getting your mail for five weeks. Indeed, :j the very thought is unimaginable. But if the men and women who govern us on Capitol Hill do not get over their prejudice, we may end up losing more than Ameri W can mail service. We may end up losing America. z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ...J IL I Prasidendal Elacdon: A War II Words I T o Vice President Joe Biden, who recently remarked, "I know I am often attacked for saying exactly what I mean," we say, "YOU GO, GUY!" But just the other day, at another rally, the same Joe Biden was heard to say, "Romney wants to unchain American banks." And amidst boos and catcalls from the audience, Biden interjected, "He gonna put y'all back in chains. That's what he's gonna do!" The audience went wild, and so did the Republicans. "Yipe, yipe," they howled. "Race-baiting," they screamed at the top of their lungs! It seems certain Con servatives have short memories when it comes to coining phrases that smack of ethnic insensitivity. However, such political loss of recall might inspire certain editorial writers to wonder who among the war ring parties was first to start the landslide of below-the belt words. Consequently, when the smoke clears-and it seldom clears -what Americans will begin to see is, that the cur rent Presidential election is being distorted by a sea of words. But every now and then, what goes around comes around. Therefore, to throw a brick, then scream when the same brick is thrown back is not only unfair, but it is downright funny. Yes, Vice President Biden said whatever he said. Yes,

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SJX !n .There Are Thieves Among us ::::) ::::) <( BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter (An Analysis) 0 I want to salute every hard fE working man and woman out there You earn the right to have nice things, including a car, and you deserve to feel safe in your home, and your property should also be safe. Unfortunately, that's not the case. In some community's there are people with no conscious, and they prey on opportunities provided them by the activities of their neighbors. There are a group of people out there who wait until you go to sleep, and enter your front and back yard, stealing anything that isn't secured. Lately, it seems their preference has been tire rims, as one resident found his truck sitting on all four rotors recently. Every person has the right a to protect their property, but ii: as a community, we also have u.. to look out for each other. C There are ways you can pro :i teet your home and property > when you're not home, or at C( night when you're sleeping. c This truck was broken into in East Tampa on Knollwood Street. The young man who owns this truck stated, "someone came into my driveway, broke into my truck, rolled it out the driveway, down the street to a vacant house, and stripped it." This had to happen between the hours of 12 midnight through 4 a. m. This is the third vehicle vandalized on Knollwood Street in the past 3 weeks. You can help by putting together a Crime Watch Group for your community. That way, everyone looks out for everyone else, and the group will always have a direct line to law enforcement if they see something suspi cious going on. Unfortunately, the thieves may live in your community. Be aware. It's really a shame. There are other ways you can protect what's yours, but the important thing is know ing your community, knowing the people in your communi ty, and not being afraid to call police and let them know about suspicious activity, or strange people lurking around. If we act together, we can protect each other and rid our neighborhood's of people who are just waiting to take from us what we've worked so hard for. 'Make It Tougher' Guidelines ::::) .... > a: w > w c w :I: en ::J m ::::) l. z t= w ...J ...J ::::) m Our Brm is rated "AV" by Martindale-HubbeH, the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standard worldwide. The hiring of a lawyer is an impottant dedsion that should not be based solely upon advertisments ...., Befole }011 decide, ask the lawyer to send you fnle wmten information about ther quallications and experience. Former Black Republican Renounces Panv BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor An African American who has represented the Republican Party for the past 12 years has resigned. Joseph W. J. Robinson renounced the Republican Party because of several rea sons, including their lack of response to African American issues, businesses, and inclusion in the upcoming Republican National Convention slated for Tampa next week. Robinson officially changed parties on Friday, August 17, 2012. Robinson said, "I have sought an elected office here in Tampa several times without the support of the Republican Party. I have been outspoken on their outreach to Blacks and Latinos to no avail. I am able to confirm what Jim Greer has said in his affidavit on how the Republican Party treats and it's outreach to the Black com munity." Robinson, a Tampa native, further stated that since he became a Republican, his role has been to obtain inclusion for African Americans and other minori ties in the events sponsored by the party. He stated that his appointment to the SWFMUD Board gave him an opportunity to open doors that had previously been closed to minority. He further stated that dur ing the years, he has been able to witness the changes of the party from the time former Governor Jeb Bush took office and 2010 when the new Republican Tea Party, which he called "a n evangelical polit ical" Republican Party. During the years after Bush left office, opportunities for African Americans dis appeared. He stated that he attempted to develop business opportunities during the RNC, but all of his efforts were JOE ROBINSON blocked. "They have decided that they don't need the African American vote, so they are not awarding African Americans contracts. If any Blacks receive any business, it will be the trickle-down effect or the crumbs." Robinson said he was a staunch Democrat for the majority of his adult life. He is returning to his roots and said he does not plan to leave the Democratic Party again "I am the type of person who works regardless of what I'm involved with. I worked for the Republican Party and I intend to do the same thing for the Democrats. During this last election, I received more support from African Americans than I ever have. I intend to work to help other Democrats get elected. But, we must vote, we cannot do it unless everyone who can, participates in the voting process," Robinson said. "From my observation during the last election, I know that the only way President Barack Obama is going to be re-elected is through Absentee or Votes By Mail. Anyone can request a bal lot and all the y have to do is complete it, sign it, and return it The voters in Hillsborough County don' t even have to purchase a stamp, the postage is paid, Robinson said. Arrested and Concerned About Your Legal Rights? Call Tanya Dugree (813) 418-5253 Payment Plans Available With NO CREDIT CHECK .. 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Local More Than 1,800 Felons Unaware Rights Restored ARTHENIAJOYNER ... State Senator BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor A recently released report indicates that there are approximately 17,000 Florida residents who may not know their right to vote has be_en restored. At least 13,000 of those individuals are not in cluded on the state s v9ter reg istration roll. The names are of individu als who were convicted of a felony, but who applied for their restoration of rights. However because they moved and did not provide a forwarding address, notification was impossible. Ms. Yvette Lewis, Polit ical Action Chairperson of the Hillsborough County Branch NAACP said of those 17,000 names, 1 ,816 are residents of Hillsborough County. The list of individuals applied for the rights restoration, but did not follow through with the Clemency Board Five years ago, then Governor Charlie Crist spearheaded the rights restoration rule. The names could include anyone who applied for rights restoration prior to the election of 2010. However, since that time, the Rick Scott Ad ministration repealed the rule The rule was repealed and a new rule was proposed and spearheaded by Pam Bondi within months of her becom ing the Attorney General in 2010. The new rule states that if a person is on a list to have his or her rights restored without a hearing, they must wait five years before they can apply. In the instances where a hearing is warranted the person must wait seven years before he or she can apply for rights restoration. Whether a hearing is reMS. YVETIE LEWIS ... NAACP Political Action Chairperson quired or not depends on the type of crime that was com mitted. Senator Arthenia Joyner said it actually takes even more time because the person must first prepare and then submit the application to have his or her rights restored. Senator Joyner further said, "It is important that e v erybody in the community assist us in getting the word out that there are thousands of ex-felons who have had their rights restored and don't know it. "This is an opportunity for those who have fully paid their debt to society to make their voices heard at the ballot box Let's join together and talk this up at our churches, beauty salons, barber shops, on the job and everywhere we go because OUR future is at stake in the upcoming presidential election." Ms. Lewis said, "It was been brought to my attention that the Florida Parole Com mission has Restoration of Civil Rights certificates of 17,604 as undeliverable. Through, hard work and determination I was able to get the complete list of certifi cates. Then, I discovered there were 1,816 Restoration of Civil Rights certificates in Hillsbor ough County. The NAACP is in the process oflocating these people to inform them that they are eligible to register to vote. "We have several people in the community that will be re searching and visiting each person on the list throughout the County. If you have ap plied or would like to check to see if your rights have been restored please contact Yvette Lewis, NAACP Political Action Chair at (813) 234-8683." OFFICE OF DATDilr'IA uan.11un. Criminal Defense, Family Law & Personal Injury Cypress Point Office Park 10014 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 101 T ampa, Florida 33618 (813) 386-5730 F o nn e r Hillsborough Councy Prosecutor-Deputy Chief ., :a c Councilman Meets With west Tampa Black Business Owners )> c: C) c: en 1\) BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer The Black busine ss owner s of West Tampa are concerned about the growing number of Occupy Tampa members and what it means to their busi nesses. They also were con cerned about the increased presence of police along Main Street and the negative impact on their businesses On Tuesday, City Councilman Frank Reddick met with 9 Black business owners from West Tampa. "I told them the Occupy group will be there until the convention is over, so if they could just hold on until then, things would work out better for them. "I also told them they need to organize and act as one voice when it comes to their concerns about the commu nity. Councilman Reddick said the group wanted to know how they would benefit eco nomically from the RNC com ing to Tampa. "I told them to be effective, they will have to work to gether. I suggested they pass out flyers and let the visitors coming to town what they have to offer, and that they are open COUNCILMAN FRANK REDDICK for business "It's important that they make West Tampa inviting to the visitors coming to town, and the presence of law en forcement will play a big role in that." The business owners hope that their businesses will profit from the visitors coming to town for the convention, and they said they will work hard to make sure they are recognized and open for business. Group Forms Merchants Association The same group of Black business owners who met with Councilman Reddick Tues day, got together Wednesday at the request of the West Tampa Community Group. Dwight Bolden, facilita tor for the group, requested the meeting so a business associa tion could be formed, and the BENNIE SMALL Black business owners could find common ground to be successful and stay in West Tampa. As a result of the meeting, Bennie Small was named In terim Chairman of the West Tampa Black Merchants Asso ciation. 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N Local Children's Board Interim CEO Slashes .15 Jobs BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor At the beginning of the month, an Interim CEO was chosen by board members of the Children's Board of Hills borough County. Her first act has been to re-structure the or ganization. Since the re-organization began, Ms. Pam Iorio, for mer Mayor for the City of Tampa, has eliminated 16 po sitions, only one of those posi tions was vacant. Ms. Iorio plans to hire one person to serve as the Pub lic Affairs Officer, who will re place three employees. The Communications Officer previ ously employed 3 professionals > and a support person a: w > w c w :::1: en :J ID ;::) a. z i= w ...J ...J ;::) ID ...J w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ...J u.. <( I co w CJ diverse and Ms. Iorio meets with the board members indi vidually for guidance and she restructures the agency. "My concern is that the per so n hired is ve rsatile enough to work with all mem bers of the media and with community groups," Ed wards said. He also stated that the money sa v ed on the salaries will be utilized to fund pro grams in the community in the future. "I have made it known I want to make sure that the Mrican American and His-PAM IORIO Interim CEO of the Children's Board of Hillsborough County panic communities are not overlooked. But, I also urge the community to stay more fo cused on the services we pro vide. About 6o% of our clients are low-income, Hispanic or Mrican American. But some of the organizations in the com munity don t stay consistently involved they don t apply for funding they don't attend pub lic meetings, and the y don t share their ideas." Edwards further stated that for the first time the Tampa Housing Authority will become the lead agency in a project with other organiza tions to create programs. He stated that agencies in Sulphur Springs and Ea.st Tampa will receive fu_nding. Ms. Iorio was named as the Interim CEO after Dr. Luann Panacek left the agency. CDC 11 Tampa Celebrates 21th Anniversarv Several years ago, a Tampa woman felt she could improve the quality of life in East Tampa neighborhoods. Her vi sion became the Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc., (CDC of Tampa). The program envisioned by Mrs. Chloe Coney is a real ity. The CDC of Tampa, Inc., continues her vision of offer,ing job training and placement; providing programs to help the area's youth continuing to de velop and provide affordable housing, and commercial de velopment. Today, the organization is led by Ernest Coney, Jr. The CDC of Tampa, Inc. will cele brate its 20th anniversary with its annual luncheon on Octo ber 9th, at 11:30 a.m. The luncheon Will take place at the Hyatt Regency, 211 N. Tampa Street. The theme this year is "Em bracing Our Future, Celebrat ing Our Past." The CDC of Tampa, Inc. was incorporated on May 5, ERNEST CONEY, JR. President, CEO of CDC of Tampa, Inc. 1992 Its purpose was to allevi ate poverty and physical dete rioratio n in the East Tampa community. At the time, the neighborhoods were plagued with overcrowded housing, di lapidated structures, drug abuse, high rates of poverty, unemployment, and teen preg nancy Mrs. Coney was the Man ager of Lee Davis Neighbor hood Service Center and the late Mrs. Audrey Spotford was the Chairperson of the Lee Davis Advisory' Board. The or ganization was formed as a not-for-profit and granted 501 (c)3 status. Mrs. Coney re signed from her position to be come the founder and first President and CEO of the or ganization. Ms. Toni Watts, who succeeded her as the Pres ident and CEO, was her first employee. Currently, the or ganization operates under the leadership of Mrs. Coney's son, Ernest Coney, Jr. In 1995, the CDC of Tampa, Inc., created its Career Re source Center and the follow ing year, it created a Business center. The organization has also created several youth-oriented programs, several real estate developments, and a home ownership program. Iris B. Holton, Sentinel City Editor can be reached at (813) 248-1921; or at iholton@flsentinel.com. Manslaughter Triaiii'Stand Your Ground' Defendant Set During the first week of September, a panel of jurors will be chosen for the manslaughter trial of a homeowner. The defendant claimed self-defense at the time of the shooting. In May, Circuit Judge Ashley Moody denied the "Stand Your Ground" pre sented by attorneys repre senting Trevor Dooley, a former bus driver. His manslaughter trial has been set for September 4 The pre-trial conference took place Wednesday. Accqrding to the Hillsbor ough County Sheriffs Office, on September 26, 2010, Dooley and David James, 41, became engaged in an ar gument at the Partridge Point Trail over a teenager FUND-RAISING MADE SIMPLE SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 2012 AT 8:00AM Sunrise Villas Clubhouse 6211 N Himes Ave. (near Sligh} Tampa, FL Free Seminar designed to assist non-profit organizations as well as for-profit organizations with fundralslng. Introduction of new products and sharing Information that can be ueed to take fundralslng efforte to new heights. Session I 8:00 8:15 Registration and light refreshments 8 :15-8:45 Presentation 8:459:00 Question and answer Session II 11:00-11:15 Registration and light refreshments 11:15-11:45 Presentation 11:45 -12:00 Question and answer Session Ill 2:002:15 Registration and light refreshments 2:15-2:45 Presentation 2:453:00 Question and answer riding his skateboard on the basketball court. Dooley allegedly turned and displayed the firearm, at which time James lunged at him. The two men struggled over the gun and both fell to the ground. The gun fired one bullet striking James in the chest. James, whose 8-year old daughter witnessed the shooting, died at the scene. Detectives with the Sher iffs Office arrested Dooley two days later. He was re leased on a $50,000 bond. During a hearing in Feb ruary, Dooley's attorney stated that Dooley shot James because James was choking him. The attorney at tempted to use the 2005 "Stand Your Ground law as a defense. Dooley, James' then 8-year-old daughter, and sev eral other witnesses testified during the hearing. Judge Moody ruled that the shoot ing did not fall within the perimeters of the "Stand Your Ground" law. Attorneys representing Dooley filed an appeal and no ruling has been issued by the Appellate Court. Mark Cox, spokesman for the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office said, "Although the appeal is hang ing out there, we are in trial posture. We are prepared to go to trial on September 4th."


Local" Popular Couple Celebrates 50 Years 01 Bliss g MR. AND MRS. EDWARD (FRANCES CHEEKS) JENNINGS Edward and Frances (Cheeks) Jennings cele brated their soth wedding anniversary on Thursday, August 23, 2012, with a quiet dinner. Edward, a native of Jackson County, and Frances of Hillsborough County, met in 1960. He was a waiter for the then-popular Morrison s Restaurant in Clearwater After their marriage, the couple moved to Tampa. Two years later Mrs. Jennings continued her education at Florida A&M University, while her husband changed his occupation to join the In ternational Longshoremen's Association. Mrs. Jennings gradu ated from FAMU in 1968 with a BS degree in Nursing. She began a career that she had a passion for and worked at Lily White Hospital, Southwest T. B Hospital Padgett s Nursing Home and completed her 36y ear career with the State of Florida at the Hillsborough County Health Department. She was the second Nurse Practitioner in the County; Winifred Whigham was the first. The couple's enjoyment through the years has taken them on numerous traveling experiences (lots of family reunions) Baltimore, Philadelphia, New Mexico, Georgia, Arizona, Missouri, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. On the other hand, Mrs. Jennings' travels are more extensive, related to her love for genealogy research and medical missions. Other than travels throughout the United States, she has also been to several other coun tries. Mr. and Mrs. Jennings are members of BRYCG Christian Center, where he is a deacon and she is an Elder, and leads the Wednesday night Bible study. They are also active with the Senior Adult Ministry at Allen Temple AME Church Howard W. Blake Booster Club (she is the president); the African American Histor ical and Genealogy Society, Voters Registration-You have Until Oct'. 91'h To Register To Vote Early Voting For General Election Oct'. 28 -Nov. 3 Only 1 Week In Florida General Election -Nov. 6 Tampa Bay History Center and Historic Harlem Acad emy. Negro Women, FAMU Alumni Association, and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. finds time for their 3 adult children -Edwenia Jen-4 Mrs. Jennings is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, National Council of With all of their commu nity involvement, the couple nings Prayon, Cedrick and Walter Jennings; 12 grandchildren, 4 greatg grandchildren and a host of 1\) godchildren. n-Q!Je tM.aaazine "The Church Magazine for you!" Seated in the front: Lsdy Marie Tarver White & Pastor Donald White Standing left to right: Andrew J R. Tarver. Arthur McKay, Langston Tarver Kay Powell, D6Stanee Mills, Lealie Lee and Donald Dowridge 1st !Even ina in 1ted Eddie Newkirk August 26, 2012 @ 4 p.m. cnmax Theme: Fruit of the Spirit aut the fruit of the Spirit is Jove, joy, peace, Jongsuffering, gentleness, goodness, meekness, temperance: Against such is no law. 5:22-23 ..location: St. John Cathedral Faith Alive At Mt Silla 3401 E. 25th Ave. Tampa, FL 33605 Bishop Eddie Newkirk, Pastor guest Speakers: wife of Rev. Dr. Thomas Scott Thrity-Fourth Street .OhlriSClln Church of God wife of ... wife of Pastor Thomaa L. Dozier The Word of Grace and Truth Ministries wife of Rev. Joe L. Johnson Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Pastor Ernest Coney, Sr. Spirit of Truth Ministries Pastor Earl B. Mason Bible-Based Fellowship Church ofTemple TAF1r2t"-'1 wife of Elder Michael Woodard The United Apostoiic Church of Jesus wife of Pastor Jimmie L. Downing Greater New Jerusalem Baptist Church wife of Apostle Donald Lott Worship Apostolic Faith Ministries, Inti. syonsored tB:y: 'The Holy Spirit' wife of Archbishop Willie Bolden Rehoboth Faith Cathedral Specia( {iuest Choirs Vokes of Praise of New Mount Zion II. B. Church Murray Gospel Chorus of New Greater Friendship II.B. Church Duet by Phil and Fiona (White) Williams For information please contact: Lady Marie Tarver White at 813.325.7078 or 813.748.7299 llrs.On_Que@yahoo.com Co-Sponsored' 13y: Florida Sentinel Bulletin WOodard Welding Five Star Event by Shawntay (813) no..1m A portion of the proceeds will be donated to: Daughters of Destiny Salute To A Graduate Sickle Cell Foundation r-0 ::c c )> en m z ::! z m r-aJ c: rr m ::! z "tl c: m r-c;; ::t m c m < m -4 c: m en c )> z c ::c c


t; ;:) C!J Housing Hero ScholarshiP Program ;:, The Tampa Housing < Authority's 12th Annual Housing Hero Scholarship 0 Program was held on Friday, fE August 17, 2012 at the DoubleTree Hotel. The guest speaker was Karen Jackson Sims, Deputy Regional Administrator for HUD. Lillian Stringer, Director of Public Relations, chaired the event. The Housing Heroes Program is named for Dr. Margaret A. Fisher, a former Board member and retired Principal. The program has provided opportu nities for higher learning for more than 40 students. Recipients, who are resi dents of public and assisted housing communities, must meet scholarship requirements of 3.0 GPA or better, > acceptance into college/uni w 0 w :::t: fJ) ::::i m ;:) D. z i= w ...J ...J ;:) m top computer, computer case, flash drive and a monetary award based on their respective GPA. The 2012 recipients are: James Eliassaint, a gradu ate of Tampa Bay Tech, who began his college career in July at Florida International University; Courtni Jenkins, Blake High School graduate, will starting at Hillsborough Community College in the fall; and Derrell Thompson, Tampa Bay Tech graduate, will attend West Elorida College this fall. Program participants were: Lillian Stringer, Supt. Charles Davis, Valerie DiVecchio, LaToya Carter, Dr. Margaret Fisher, Brandi Jenkins (2010 recipient), LaKayla Nias (2011 recipient) and Dr. Hazel Harvey, THA Board Chair. A Silent Auction was also a part of the Scholarship Luncheon. (Photos by Lomax Mcintyre) ...J } w z i= z w fJ) Dr. Alma Hires, City Councilman Frank Reddick and Dr. a: Hazel Harvey, Board Chair. 0 ...J LL Retired Tampa Housing employee, Joyce Turner Austin, her daughter, Tia Young; THA CEO/President, Jerome Ryan, Dr. Margaret Fisher, and Taylor Young. Cynthia Keeton of the NAACP, and Noreen Copeland, Springfield College. Dee Williams and Ruby French, representing The Charmettes, were at the luncheon. Isaiah Collins and Norris Collins attended the scholarship luncheon. Remeaka Gray, THA Attorney, Ricardo Gilmore and Angela Ennis. Lillian Stringer, left, presents an Extraordinary Award to employee Patricia Wingo. This is the first this award has been presented to an employee. A former public housing resident, Mrs. Wingo was a single parent, purchased her own home, got married, currently attending college with a 3.98 GPA and she works full time. Tiffany Parker-Russell, Marcus Carter II, and Mikki Carter at the scholarship luncheon.


tact information system (ECI) implemented by the Florida )> Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles allows c: Hurricane season officially began on June 1 and ends November 30th. U. S. weather forecasters predict this year's hurricane season could be very active. Emergency Kit In a major disaster, emer gency workers may not be able to reach everyone right away. In some cases, it may take 3 or more days for help to arrive. Prepare kits to last up to 7 days. Having a plan for your family and their needs will help en sure their safety and comfort during these difficult times There are some basic items you should stock -water, food, first aid supplies, clothing, bedding, tools, emergency supplies, and special items. Water-at least 1 gallon daily per person Food-at least enough for 3 to 7 days; non-perishable pack aged or canned food and juices ready to eat canned meats, fruits and vegetables canned juices milk, soup sugar salt, pepper etc foods for infants or the elderly and snack foods high energy foods -peanut butter, jelly crackers, granola bars, trail mix, etc vitam ins comfort foods -cookies, hard candy swee ten ed cereals, instant coffee, tea bags, etc non-electric can opener cooking tools and fuel pap er plates and plastic uten sils Blankets, Sleeping Bags, Pillows, etc. Clothing seasonal clothing rain gear and sturdy shoes Special Items Weather Radio, Flashlight and extra batteries Cash Banks and ATMs may not be open or available for extended periods. Keys Toys, Books and Games Cell Phone -fully charged cell phone with extra battery and charger Vehicle fuel tanks filled Pet Care Items Note: If you must evacuate, pets are not allowed in shelters; make plans early proper identification and im munization records ample supply of food and water a carrier or cage, medications, muzzle and leash First Aid Kit, Medicines, and Prescription Drugs Antibiotic ointment to pre vent infection Burn ointment to prevent in fection Eyewash solution to flush the eyes or as general decontami nant Dust mask Sterile adhesive bandages in assorted sizes Assorte d sized s t eri le gauze pad s h ypoallergenic adhes ive tape St erile roller bandages Scissors Tweezers Needle Mois tened towelettes Antiseptic Thermometer Petroleum jelly Assorte d safety pins Cleansing agent, soap Latex gloves Sunscreen Non-Prescription Drugs Aspiri n Anti diarrhea medication Antacid Syrup of Ipecac (poison con trol) Activated charcoal (poison control) Tools and Other Supplies Emergency preparedness manual Fire extinguisher : small can ister, ABC type Pli ers Tape Compass Matches in a waterproof con tainer Aluminum foil Plastic storage containers Signal flare Paper, pencil Needles, thread Medicine dropper Shut-off wrench, to turn off Household gas and water Whistle Plastic sheeting Sanitation Toilet paper towelettes Soap, liquid detergent Feminine supplies Personal hygiene items Plastic garbage bags, ties (for personal sanitation) Plastic bucket with tight lid Disinfectant Household chlorine bleach Important Family Documents Keep these records in a waterproof, portable container. Will insurance policies, con tracts Deeds, stocks and bonds Passports, social security cards, Immunization records Bank account numbers Credit card account numbers and companies In ventory of valuable house hold goods Important phone numbers Family records (birth, mar riage, death certificates) Emergency Contact Information System The new emergency conFlorida motorists to voluntaren ily provide emergency contact -4 1\) information online using their Florida driver licenses or 1\) Florida identification cards. In th e event of a t raffic 1\) crash, law enforcement offi cers can use the information to notify designated contacts. Special Needs Shelters Hillsborough County pro vides a shelter program for those residents requiring spe cial medically related care. Special needs shelters will be available for persons requiring more skilled medical care than available in a public shelter, but not requiring an acute care facility such as a hospital. If this type of extended -care is needed, contact the Hillsborough Info Line at 813-272-5900 to be considered for registration into this pro gram. Children's Activity Survival Kit r 0 Whether you have to leave :::D your house during a disaster or C stay home, it is a good idea to J> put together an activity kit for m children. The items should be Z things that can be stored in a ::j backpack, book bag, or other carrying bag. You kit should be r age appropriate. r r z ., c: aJ r u; :I: m c m < m -4 c: m en c ,.. z c :::D 6 ...... ...... I l>


Letter To The E.ditor N -----------------------------------------------------------------"':t C'll CJ <( Restaurant Cooks Need To wear Gloves When Handling Food I am a g reat lover of 9 O riental fast food, and ft have visited a lot of dif-Oriental restaurant cares more about s erving African American customers, than observing what should be a mandatory health law. ...J w z t= z w en <( c a: 0 ...J LL. ferent restaurants. What I saw recently at an E a s t Tampa restaurant disturbed me, and I feel the need to point this out. No matter where you go to eat, no one wants to know your food was handled and prepared in an unhealthy environment. The unhealthy environment I'm talking about is the handling of uncooked and cooked OPEN 7 DAYS foods by employees who are not wearing gloves or hair nets. Many restaurants make it mandatory that all employees handling food wear gloves and a hair net. However, it appears this particuJar VISIT OUR W E BSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION ONLINE TICKET P U RCHASE AND S U P PORT O PT ION S HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY BR:\:\CH :\AACP P.O Bo\ .t2uu l.u11p.1, llorid<1 3<6 7 (8D) 2< or I.., l'H II 'l-7-1<)6 WWW. H ILLSBOROUG HNAACP.ORG TICKET OUTLETS As I stood waiting for my order to be filled, I noticed a n employee handling meat and noodles without gloves, and he was continuously wiping his hands on the side of his apron. He' d do that, then back to handling the food again. To me, that's unacceptable, and I don't want to think it's intentional and only happens at fast food eateries that serve majority African American customers. I'm not going to point out the exact restaurant I went to, but I'm alerting everyone out there to pay close attention to the people handling your food, and if you see something unhealthy, point it out. If they feel insulted, or get angry, eat somewhere else, and let others know about restaurants that serve food that' s been handled b y employee s not wearing glov e s or any other kind of protectiv e gear. Sincerely, Derek A. Matthe w s Ticket sales start Monday, August 27,2012. RAY WIWAMS FUNE.RAL HOME 301 NORlli HOWARD AVE TAMPA, FL33606 813-253-3419 WILSON FUNERAL HOME 3000 N 2911i STREET TAMPA, FL33605 813-248-6125 ORIENTAL FISH COMPANY 3608 N. 1 511i STREET TAMPA, FL33603 8 13-453-5690 CANOl LOWE TfA TilE 904 E HENRY AVE. 1 2 TANPA. Fl33604 8 13-394-6363 JOYCE'S SANDWICH SHOP 201 0 E KK BlVD. TANPA. F L 33610 813-629-1495 BALLOONZ UNUEED 1955 W Ml..K B LVD. TAMPA. FL 33607 8 13-348-971 4 ALABAMA JOHN "BIG JOHN" BBQ 5707 NORlli 40TH STREET TAMPA, FL33610 813-623-3600 NAAC P OFFICE 308 E DR. MLK, JR. BLVD., STE. C TAMP A, F L 33603 813-234-8683 DEE SERVING SPOON 3255 W CYPRESS ST. TAMPA, FL33607 813-87 2 -5600 PERFECT 10 NAIL SALON 2705 E DR. MLK BLVD., #A TAMPA, Fl33610 8 13-248-1585 In The Spotlight ALICIA This week s Spotlight feature is about to have a birthday celebration. That's right, Alicia will be celebrating her birthday with family, friends, and business associates the entire weekend. Now to tell you a little about this young lady, she s operating a very suc cessful business, while at the same time being a single parent. Alicia enjoys shopping swimming, and dancing, and working out is a routine she never gives up. In the future, Alicia wants to expand her business, and eventually get married. Since we re talking about marriage the man in Alicia s life must be loyal, driven and ambitious. Congratulations to Alicia as this week's Spotlight feature, and Happy Birthday. HOME DELIVERY AVAILABLE (813) 248-1921


Movie Keviews/Soaps/Horoscopes The Expendables 2 -Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and the gang return to save the world from a be lievable bad guy, Jean Claude Van Damme. More blood and guts. Enjoyed watching the legends back on the screen. No. 1 at box office. Made $28M. (Budget N/A). ***112 ParaN orman This stop-motion animation film is about a kid named Norman who is considered weird by his family because he can see and talk to ghosts and zombies. Kids and adults will love this movie. Made $14M. (Budget N/A) **** The Bourne Legacy -Jeremy Renner replaced Matt Damon as the new spy to be chased by the government. Not as intense as the other Bourne movies, but still good action. Made $69M. (Budget $125M). ***112 Total Recall (2012) -Douglas (Colin Farrell) real izes his whole life is a lie and the bad guys want to destroy him. Kate Beckinsale (Un derworld) plays a good vil lain and her role saves this movie. Action-packed. Made $51M. (Budget $125M).*** Dairy Of A Whimpy Kid: Dog Days Wimpy kid (Greg) grows up and now he wants to date girls. Kids will love this movie. Made $38M. (Budget $30M).*** Beasts Of The South ern Wild -A 6-year-old girl named Hushpuppy and her father live in the southern community of Louisiana called the Bathtub. Despite limited means, the father prepared Hush puppy to sur vive a hurricane, the swamp, and life without him. Hush puppy (Quvenzhane Wallis) should be nominated for an Oscar/best actress. Enjoyed Mama's Recipes -sitting in the balcony at the historic Tampa Theater. A Must-See! Made $8M. (Bud get N/A). **** The Watch -Just like Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller misfires on this horror/com edy film about aliens living in their community and Stiller setting up a neighbor hood watch team to weed them out. Wait for video. Made $33M. (Budget $68M). ** Dark Knight Rises Director Christopher Nolan does it again with his last and final Batman. Can't quite out-do the Joker, but Bane (Tom Hardy) came close to bringing mayhem to Gotham City and Batman (Christian Bale). Another classic by Nolan. Must see! Made $409M. (Budget $250M).**** Ice Age: Continental Drift This needs to be the final movie for the Ice Age franchise. Wait for the video. Made $150M. (BudgetN/A). ** Savages (2o12) -Two local marijuana dealers have to become savages to deal with the brutal world of the Mexican Drug cartel. Di rected b y Oliver Stone. Very violent. Not for kids. Made $46M. (Budget $45M). ***112 Madea's Witness Protection Tyler Perry is back as Madea and she has to protect a family from the mafia Could have been fun nier but it's still worth see ing. Made $64M. (Budget $20M) .*** Spider Man -The first Spider Man was a classic and this remake of the first Spidey is also a classic. An drew Garfield (Social Net work) comes through as the new Spider Man. Check it out on 3D-Dbox. Made $257M. (Budget $230M). **** Goldeft FriM a.Kken T ... r Oxtals s.ott..I'M Tu.y Wlllp Sllort liM Pork Chops fftsh Fish SpaN liM MIICGI'OIIi & CheeH Colan! Gre-. s-et C.ndi.d Yams O...uing SU< PREMIUM OIL CHANGE $ ; 1 : 8 9S y + PARTS BACK TO SCHOOL TID SALE Tune-Ups Computer Diagnostics & Repairs AJC Foreign & Domesti c Alignment Brakes CV Joints Transmission Service New & Used Tires And More! 205/40/17 245135120 215/35/18 255135120 245/30/22 225/40/1 8 255/30/22 225/30/22 265/35/22 225/35/20 ., c )> c: C> c: en -4 1\.) 1\.) 0 ..... 1\.) ., r-0 :::D en m z ::::! z m r-IJJ c: r r m ::::! z "tJ c: IJJ !: en :X: m c m < m -4 c: m en c )> z c ., :::D c ..... w I )>


N--iij Sports ...J w z Former Emplovee Files lawsuit Against Chad Johnson CHAD 'OCHOCINCO' JOHNSON Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson is being plagued by Murphy's Law. It's been just over a week since he was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife, Evelyn Lozada, and now the former Miami Dolphins player is being sued, on top of mounds of other unfortunate luck. Johnson's former employee, Jacinth Preston, filed suit in Broward County, Fla. on Aug. 7, claiming that the 34year-old owes him $130,000 for providing several services including landscaping and decorat-ing. Preston filed a lien against Johnson, which may result in foreclosure, if he doesn't pay up. Ironically the wide-receiv er is already in fear of having his $400,000 Miami condo foreclosed on over thousands of dollars in unpaid maintenance fees. lobe Drops 68 Points In One Hall During Charitv Game i= Z KOBEBRYANT that fans via text they can choose a team to add 20 additional points to their tally!!! We were now down 29!! I wanted to play it cool, but what the heck, the place was packed with fans who'd sang an early happy birthday to me and really wanted to watch me go to work. My teammates were down. They are all singers/ actors and do not play ball much AT ALL, but they are very successful at what they do hence they are VERY competitive. They asked if I could bring them back in the second half .. w en ct In the midst of touring 9 China, Kobe Bryant partiea: ipated in the 2nd Annual 9 Sprite Charity game in u.. Shanghai. < The Sprite China 2nd Annual Charity Basketball game was a ton of fun. We played two 15 min. halves with a running clock. I watched from the bench for the first half. We were trail ing by 9 when I was notified I didn't want to disappoint them or the fans that had paid their hard earned money for a show so I took the challenge of really using the second half as a training session for my stamina. I ran and ran and ran. I wound up scoring 68 in the 2nd and we won. I ,... Rec. Center 1601 E. MLK Blvd. Plant City Hors d'oeuvres lNIU be served w $10 Advance $15 At The Door Contact class member or call R0$0 (813)752-5760 llcll Will Be ReadVForOpaner MICHAEL VICK PHILADELPHIA Eagles coach Andy Reid says. there's no question Michael Vick will be ready to play the season opener despite injuring his ribs again. Vick didn't practice Wednesday after bruising his ribs and the soft tissue surrounding it during Philadelphia's win at New England on Monday. The three-time Pro Bowl quarter back hasn't been ruled out of Friday night's preseason game at Cleveland, though it's unlikely he will play. The Eagles play the Browns again in Week 1 on Sept. 9. Vick has missed three games because of rib injuries in each of the past two sea sons. Nick Foles will start on Friday ifVick can t play The starters are expected to play about one quarter. RBPonisTo FormaiiV Redre CLINTON PORTIS ASHBURN, VA-Clinton Portis is announcing his retirement, nearly two years after he played his last NFL game. The Washington Redskins said Tuesday that Portis and owner Dan Snyder held a retirement news conference Thursday. Portis played two seasons with the Denver Broncos and then seven with the Redskins. He is most remem bered for the colorful array of characters he created each week during the team s drive to the playoffs in 2005. His 1,516 yards rushing that sea son set a franchise record. High School Basketball Star Nicllna11ed crillestopper' Arrested For Allegedlv Assaulting Girlfriend A Baltimore high-school basketball star was arrested for allegedly breaking the law, which is a direct insult to his nickname. Aquille "Crimestopper" Carr was released from custody Saturday (Aug. 18) for reportedly attacking his ex girlfriend. The P"'tterson High School point guard was charged with second-degree assault and reckless endangerment for throwing his girlfriend to the ground, then punching and kicking her outside of a local trade school, according to court records. Carr, 18, is said to have AQUILLE "CRIMESTOPPER"CARR reacted negatively to his 26-year-old girlfriend and baby's mother, Treshonda Williams, wanting to break up. Strahan Close To Deal To Become leiiV Ripa's Co-Host Michael Strahan is in talks to be named co-host of "Live!" beside Kelly Ripa. Strahan, 40, a former NFL star and currently a host of "Fox NFL Sunday," was in negotiations to be named as replacement for Regis Philbin. Broadcasting & Cable, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the situation, said ABC was expected to announce him as co-host in early September. The syndicated weekday show has left Ripa without a permanent co-host since Philbin left the show in November 2011. Since then, she has welcomed 59 guest co-hosts, some of whom, including Strahan, were MICHAEL STRAHAN under consideration for the permanent job. Strahan has made several guest appearances this year. Strahan, a former NFL defensive star, also headlined a shortlived Fox sit com, "Brothers," in 2009. Jets' Ellis won't Be suspended Bv NFL NEW YORK -Jets nose tackle Kenrick Ellis will not be suspended by the NFL after the league com pleted its review of his legal situation following his guilty plea to misdemeanor assault and battery. Ellis was sentenced to 45 days in a Virginia prison in May after a fight while in college at Hampton University in 2010. By enter ing an Alford plea, he didn't admit guilt, but acknowledged that prosecutors could prove the case against him. Under an agreement with KENDRICK ELLIS the court, the 2011 thirdround draft pick was granted a split-sentence -23 days i n prison before the season, and the remaining 22 begin ning next March 1.


..... ..... ...... .... .... S arts A High-Tech Model Of Clippers' Chris Flovd Mavweather Jr. ; lebron James' likes Counts Out $1M On Plane Will Cost $315 ... inset LEBRON JAMES A look at Nike's new LeBron X, set to hit stores this fall Citing the rising costs of labor in China, of material s like cotton and of shipping, Nike is reportedly going to raise prices on its sneakers by between 5 percent and 10 percent this fall, according to the Wall Street. The across the-board increase will result in a $5 bump on low-end kicks like the Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars (the choice of Dan Devine since round about 1999) and a somewhat steeper price tag on the Oregon apparel giant's higher-end items, including the forthcoming LeBron X, the 10th edition of LeBron James' signature sneaker. James unveiled the LeBron X -which are "inspired, both aest heti cally and metaphorically, by the diamond, a precious and nearly indestructible gemstone."i The hotly anticipated signature shoe will hit the market this fall in two mod els: the standard version, which will retail at $180 a pair, and the LeBron X Nike Plus, which will run you $315, making it the most expensive pair of sneakers Nike's ever brought to mar ket. CHRIS PAUL LOS ANGELES -Los Angeles Clippers po int guard Chri s Paul underwen t surgery t o repair a torn ligament in his righ t thumb, an injury that occurred last month before he played for the U S. in the London Olympics F W YD MAYWEATHER JR. ... coun t ing $1 million "T1 r 0 The team said Paul had the surgery Tuesday and he is expected to be sidelined for eight weeks. That means the All-Star guard wouldn' t resume basketball activities until mid-October. The Clippers open the season on Oct. 31 against Memphis. Floyd Mayweather, Jr., 50 Ce n t and bodyguards exiting Floyd's Private Jet. O U R NEW DAY SHifT 12 P.M. 8 P.M. EVERYDAY DRIIII SPECIALS AllDAY EVERYDAY MMIIY -EITDITIII Ell IM TIEUIY -T-BACI TIESMY FIIAIY SITIIDIY -GIOWI FillS 1m SIIDIY -81111 liTE: S ITS, fiiTIIlL IISIETUU. IISEIII.I, ETC. They don't call Floy d l3 M ayweather Money" for 6 th" )> no mg. CJ) The boxer, who was m recently released from a short stint behind bars wins z big and isn't afraid to show m In a video released on C r Tuesday, Mayweather is r shown counting $1 million on his private jet. z


c a: LL. c z c( c en w :::) 1> a: w > w c w ::1: en ::J Ill :::) D.. z t= w ....1 ....1 :::) Ill ....1 w z t= z w en c( c a: 0 ....1 LL. ll Cool J Catches Intruder At los Angeles Home LOS ANGELES -LL Cool J plays a special agent on 'IV's "NCIS: Los Angeles and now he s caught an ac tual bad guy. Los Angeles police say the rappe r grabbed and held a burglary suspect at his Los Angeles home Wednesday morning. Police got an emergency call shortly before 1 a.m. from someone who said her father had spotted an i n truder in their home and was holding him downstairs Officers arrived and took a man into custody. Police say he had minor bruises and will be arrested on suspicion of burglary. His name hasn t been released. LLCOOLJ LL Cool J wasn t hurt and apparently nothing was taken. SUNDAY SEPTEMBER,2 2012 4PM-10PM PERFORMING LIVE TRUMAINE LAMAR MUStc BY: LIVE BAND OJ BABYSAM PER PERSON $40 FOR COUPLE ALL YOU CAN DRINK FREE SOUL FOOD BUFFET FROM 4PM-7PM Jav-z Suing Fonner Personal Chet For Failing To Improve 40/40 Club's Menu JAY-Z Don t half step with Hova's food. Jay-Z is suing his for mer personal chef, reports the New York Post. Actually, the 40/40 Club filed a filed a fed eral lawsuit for $1.5 million against Mike Shand, who was in charge of the high end sports bar' s kitchen. Before getting the promotion, Shand cooked meals for Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce while they were on tour. However the suit alleges that Shand "failed to perform on significant as pects" when it came to his task of improving 40/ 40' s menu after its well touted reopening in January 2012. Laurvn Hill Owes State 01 New Jersev, Too Lauryn Hill can t catch a break. Back in June, the for mer Fugees singer and rap per, who didn't pay federal taxes on over $1,6M in earn ings from 2005 to 2007, plead guilty to tax evasion charges. Now, reports say that Ms. Hill owes her home state of New Jersey more than $440,000 in unpaid taxes. A civil judgement was filed against Hill on June 14th for exactly $446,386. The "Lost Ones" singer hasn t been charged, so theoretically she can avoid more legal shenani gans if she pays her tab As for the federal tax matter, she is scheduled to be sentenced in November and faces up to three years in prison. Usher Held In Contempt For Cancelling Ex-Wife's SaksCard Tameka Foster attends a hearing to discuss child cus tody between Usher Raymond and Tameka Foster at Fulton County State Court on August 14, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. Usher and Tameka, who officiall y di vorced in 2009 are fighting over custod y of their two young sons. Usher has been ordered by a judge to reactivate his ex wife Tameka Foster Raymond's Saks Fifth Ave credit card. News One reports the USHER singer was also ordered to give Tameka $1,300 for nanny services she claims he owes her Chris Tucker Doubts 'last Fridav' Movie Chris Tucker, O'Shea 'Ice Cube' Jackson and fans of the 'Friday' films fran chise may all have different ideas of the word "con firmed. While rumors have been swirling that Tucker would reprise his iconic role as 'Smokey' in the movie tenta tively titled, 'Next Friday,'the born-again Christian comic quickly inserted some doubt into the equation in an inter view on the "I don't know. I talked to Ice Cube, because it's such a big rumor and peo ple get mad if you say you ain t doing something so I'm CHRIS TUCKER real careful. Me and Cube, we' re talkin' about it. They're workin' on a script," said Tucker. "I don t think it'll be as special as the first one." Young Jeezv Is sued A former business partner is suing Young Jeezy and his Def Jam record label. In a lawsuit filed in At lanta s Fulton County Supe rior Court Demetrius Ellerbee aka Kinky B claims that he cofounded Jeezy's label, Corporate Thugz Entertainment (CTE) back in 2001. However, Ellerbee claims that despite the millions of dollars made when and after CfE aligned with Def Jam, he hasn t been paid any money he is owed. Ellerbee feels he is enti tled to half of the earnings of CTE. According to Ellerbee's lawyer and the lawsuit, the imprint's success-Jeezy released his well received Thug Motivation 103: Hus tlerz Ambition album late last year and the label's roster currently includes Slick Pulla and Gary, IN rapper Freddie Gibbs, among othYOUNGJEEZY ers-works out to his client being due at least $5 million dollars. But despite the success of CTE, also known as Corpo rate Thugz Entertainment, Ellerbee has seen little of the millions of dollars in Def Jam advances and royalties paid to the company, according to Ellerbee's Atlanta attorney, Mario Breedlove.


Ente rtairiment i Cash Monev Co-Founder Laurvn Hill Passes on Interview With Oprah 'Slim' Williams BUVS Biggest g Home In South Florida about Chris Brown (within show, and has was turned Cash Money Records' Ronald 'Slim' Williams recently purchased tlie largest single-family home in South Florida, which is esti mated at around 30,300sq uarefeet Williams' success is not an overnight occurrence, and those familiar with the Cash Money Millionaires are well aware of hi s business acu men. The 9-bedroom, 12-bath room property is loaded with enviable amenities such as an indoor tennis court, a movie theater, a wine room, and a 6,ooo-square-foot multipur pose room, and came with a $7.5 million price tag which was paid in full, no mortgage. Williams is a producer for the likes of Lil Wayne, Drake, and Nicki Minaj. wvclet Jean Billed To Perform It RNC WYCLEFJEAN The Republican National Convention s Get Your 6 event will be graced by Wyclef Jean. The former Fugees front man has been billed as the performer for the event to be held in Tampa next week. Jean was brought in as a replacement for country music singers, Willie Nelson and the recently arrested Randy Travis. The afore mentioned stars both turned down the request to show up, but as it turns out Jean's was available to pick up the slack. The performance choice is interesting because Jean has been a vocal supporter of President Obama, but per haps his appearance is not partisan-based at least on his end. B.B. King Returns To Mississippi Hometown Blues legend B.B. King performs with an all-star cast at a White House event. Blues superstar B.B. King is returning to the grounds of the old Mississippi Delta cot ton gin where as a teenager in the 1940s he worked as a tractor driver. On Wednesday, the now 86-year-old King was back in the tiny farming town of Indianola, Miss., to headline his own homecoming cele bration. It's a tradition King and the community have enjoyed almost every year for more than three decades. King and his band are scheduled to perform on the grounds of the former cotton gin, which is now a commu nity center and part of the B.B. King Museum. King is also expected to perform later Wednesday night at Club Ebony, a music joint where King has per formed throughout his career that he restored and donated to the museum. second of sitting down for down. her interview), and even Lady 0 made the anN pulled emotion out of 5o nouncement on Twitter after Cent on her Oprah's Next someone asked that she get N Chapter series, but not every Hill on the show. "Tried. She attempt is a success. The talk ., ::D c .... .... I )>


MRS. BRENDA B. JOHNSON Homegoing services for Mrs. Brenda B. Johnson of Tampa, who passed away on Friday, August 17, 2012, will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Savannah Grove Baptist Church, 2620 Alligator Road, Effingham, South Carolina, with Rev. Ralph Canty, officiating._ Interment will be in Meadow Prong Baptist Church Cemetery, South Carolina. Brenda was born on January 26, 1962, in Florence, South Carolina. She played > softball for many years and en ic( joyed cooking and loved doing Ca:: home interior design. She was very creative and talented. iL She enjoyed spending time C with her family and friends and loved watching NFL foot > ball. ic( She was preceded in death C by her parents, Joseph John fa son and Christine Johnson. ::: She leaves to cherish fond tand loving memories with: i'J: children, Michael Johnson, W Frankie Johnson and Terrance > Johnson, all of Tampa; grandW children, La Michael Johnson C and Reginald Johnson of W Tampa; brother, Willie J. Williams, Durham, NC; sisters, :::; Mary (Charles) Reynolds of IJl Tampa, Audrey (Robert) Rush, ::: Lucinda (Johnny Lee) 0.. Sanders, Angela Seegars and Z Christine Johnson, all of Flo i= renee, SC; sister-in-law, Pam W Wells of Orlando, FL; nieces, j Gwendolyn Fowler, Tampa, ::: LaTesha Reynolds of Atlanta, al GA, and Jolie Williams, ..1 Tampa; nephews, Anthony (Janet) Williams, Horace i= Fowler, Tyrone Johnson, z Christopher Johnson and Ron W Seegars, all ofTampa; and best en friends, Kelene Robinson and cC0 Carolyn Philon; special friends, Stacy Lambright, t Kathy Heayn, Hamilton (Scoo0 bie), Tammy Stewart, Regina it Jenkins and Laverne Mustipher. The viewing was held at Aikens Funeral Home, on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, from 4-7 p. m. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME <( cO Today, we will remembe ,.... your special day with precio W memories. 9 Love always: Martha Thomp son, Mary Morris and grands. MRS. EVELYN WUISE THORNfON Homegoing services for Mrs. Evelyn Louise Thornton of Tampa, who passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012, will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012, at z p. m. at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., with Bishop Dr. Randy Coggins, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Evelyn was born August 11, 1943, in Tampa. She graduated from Howard W. Blake High School, class of 1961. She was a supervisor at St. Joseph's Hospital Dietary Department for 14 years. She was a manager and dietician for St. Paul United Methodist School until her retirement. Evelyn was a Christian lady. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, ceramics and cooking. She was preceded in death by: her mother, Lillie Mae Thornton; father, Johnathan Thornton; and brother, Rudolph Thornton. She leaves to cherish her memories with: her daughter, Cheryl Denise Williams-sun; son, Earl T. Williams; son-inlaw, Frank Sun; grandson, Logan Shou-Wei Sun; a host of cousins, family and friends; and family friends, Chris Brown, Micha Jones, Thomas A. Mitcham and Lakesha Grayson, Catledge family, Dawn Andrews and and King family. The viewing will be held on Friday, August 24, 2012, from 5-8 p. m. Family will receive friends from 5:3o-6:30 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the chapel on Saturday for the service AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MR. CECIL GEORGE WOODSIDE, SR. 'WOODY' Life celebration services for Mr. Cecil George Woodside "Woody', Sr. of Seffner, who passed away on Sunday, Au gust 19, 2012, will be held Saturday,August25,2012,at11a. m. at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Jeffrey A. Johnson, officiating, and Rev. Dr. Thomas Scott delivering the eulogy. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Cecil was born in Miami, FL, to the union of Fletcher and Martha Woodside, both natives of Nassau, Bahamas. Cecil was raised in the Church Of God In Christ and during his childhood he was an active member of a gospel quartet entitled, "The Woodside Jubilee Four", consisting of Cecil, his sister and two brothers. Cecil and his siblings were considered to be talented singers and dancers. Cecil enjoyed jazz, billiards, pinochle, traveling, greyhound racing, and was an avid sports fan, frequently watching and attending boxing matches. Cecil was a member of the 398th Quartermaster Truck MR. CECIL GEORGE WOODSIDE, SR. Company in the European Theatre of Operation from July 1944 to July 1945. He drove a 21h ton cargo truck in a convoy, transporting 16 military per sonnel from rest camp to the front lines daily under enemy fire over all types of terrain, at all hours of the day and night according to his military records. Prior to the military, Cecil was employed by the Springer Mattress Company of Miami. After his honorable dis-. charge from the military, he and a good friend became business owners of a billiard parlor. Later he was employed by the County and City of Miami as a maintenance repairman in the Metro-Library until his retirement in May of 1991. Cecil was preceded in death by: his parents; brothers, Preston Alexander Woodside and Eugene Richard Woodside; sister, Eloise Mae Woodside Devoe; and daughter, Felecia Ceceil Woodside. He leaves to cherish his memory: children, Cecil George Woodside, Jr. (Max ine), Anthony Deval Woodside (Rosalind), Cecelia Nichols Woodside, Cedric Woodside (Sonja) and Valencia Woodside Hill (Donnie); grandchildren, Cecil George, III, Christopher, Anthony, Jr., Rashad, Octavia, Melissa, Shantrell, Keion, Cedric, Jr., Jerome, Siera and Latesha Woodside, Dena Williams, Renaldo Flander, Jenika, Raymond and Joseph Nichols, and Phoenicia Jantez Hill; a host of great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren; nieces, Leartis Devoe Jewel, Angeletha Devoe Sawyer, Claratha Paythane Devoe, Lorraine Aliens, Crystal Woodside Larry and Sherita Woodside Hubert; nephews, Eugene Woodside, Jr., Nathan Woodside and Edward Woodside; and a host of other relatives and sorrowing friends. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home from 5-8 p. m., Friday evening. The family will_ receive friends from 6-7p.m. Family and friends are asked to meet at the chapel for the serVice on Saturday. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME children, family MR. ELTON 'MAN' CAMPBELL, JR. Homegoing celebration for Mr. Elton "Man" Campbell, Jr. of 3234 Deerfield Drive, who passed away Friday, August 17, 2012, will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 12 noon from Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 1212 Scott Street, with the Elder Darnell Peeler, pastor, and Reverend Leroy Chatman, eulogist. Mr. Elton "Man" Campbell, Jr. was born in Lake Wales, FL, on March 25, 1955, to Etta Mae Daniels and the late, Elton Campbell, Sr. He attended the schools in Hillsborough County. Man, as he was affection-ately called, was a master on the grill. He was a very caring, loving and fun guy known for his popular voice. He had such a lively spirit, and would light up a room by his presence. Man often enjoyed joking around with his peers, nieces and nephews. He loved to listen to his music and dance to the beat. He was an all around guy that loved his family and will truly be missed. He leaves to mourn: 2 daughters, Felecia Campbell and Eltonette Campbell; son, Elton "Beele" Campbell, III; stepson, Shean Powell; grandchildren, Aaron Campbell, Elton Campbell, IV, Saniyah Campbell, Michelle Coleman and Nyheem Campbell; 2 great grandchildren, twins Aniyah and Jamel Campbell; mother, Etta Mae Daniels; 3 sisters, Rosetta Chatman (Joseph), Joyce Daniels (Joe), and Belinda Haggins; 4 brothers, Leroy Daniels, Lawrence Daniels (Chenelle), Jerome Haggins and Alvin Daniels (Jeanette), Avon Park, FL; aunt, Ella Inmon; nieces and nephews, LaTonya "Ton" Banks (Temanuel), April Hill, Sheritta Gibson, Carla Keaton, Danielle Bolton, Joenetha "Juicey" Chatman, Sheretta "Retta" Carter, Shaniya Carter, Robernesha Tertee, Lakethia "Kee Kee" Shephard, Yonna Broxton, Michael "Mike" Williams, Larry Lowe Walden, Daryl "Debo" Gibson, Taquan Banks, Trevaughn Banks, Nasir "Nas" Kimes and AJ Broxton; cousins, Annie Inmon, St. Pete, FL, Diane Inmon, Nora, Mary, Ella Sam mie and Emma, Tallahassee, FL, and Donald Howell; exwife and companion for over 35 years, Darlene Campbell; mother-in-law, Azzie Powell; father-in-law, Basil Powell; sisters-in-law, Sharlene Powell and Lisa Cherry; close friends, Wayne "Gucci" Story, Ronald "Foots" Harris, Gene, Bo, White Boy Bill, Larry Lowe, the guys from Ponce De Leon and College Hill area; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends. The viewing for Mr. Elton "Man" Campbell, Jr., will be held Friday, August 24, 2012, from 6-8 p. m. at Everett -Derr & Anderson Funeral Home, 5U7 N. 22ad Street. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 11:3oa.m. "EVERETT-DERR &ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME" BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM MATTHEW 'LILMATT' YOUNG, II Sunrise: 8/25/1985 Sunset: 11/23/1987 Gone, but not forgotten. God blessed me with an angel. You're my love, my heart, always and forever. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM CALVIN M. WHITE CALVIN M. WHITE From: your devoted wife, Tanya; daughter, Charlenna; family and friends. We love you, but God loved you best.


Funerals/C.Q.T /Memoriams ;a Harmon MR. DOMINIQUE JOSEPH Homegoing services for Mr. Dominique Joseph, who passed away on August 12, 2012, will be held Sunday morning, at 11 a. m. at Church First University S. D. A., 2225 E. 109th Avenue, Pasteur Danger Emmanuel, Homelie; Pasteur Denis Homidas, Remereiements, and Bro. Nazaire Charles, Lecturer. Interment will be made in Or ange Hill Cemetery. FamilleAffectee' Par Ce devil: (survivors): Enfants, Toussaint, Joissaint and Mereidieu Joseph, Tousline, Mariline, Edinald, Jean, Indira, Rodlin, and Edeline Joseph; NeveuxEt Nieces, Joseph, Saradia, Luma, Kesneh, Anchel, Monique and Wilma Joseph, Amis, ElizardBre'zy, Jethro Juneau, and FanfanMoise; and a host of others. Visitation for Mr. Dominique Joseph will be held Saturday evening following the Sabbath, from79 p. m. at Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 N. 40th Street, Tampa, 33160. The family will welcome friends at 7p.m. A HARMON BURIAL CARD OF THANKS LILLIE BIVENS The family of Lillie Bivens acknowledges with thanks to all who have shown so many acts of kindness. We deeply appreciate your many thoughtful gestures during the passing of our loved one. It will always be remembered. Special thanks to: Reverend Madison Murray of Greater Friendship M. B. Church, Pastor Menyan Adams of New Dimensions Of Faith Church, Reverend-Joe L. Johnson of Trinity C. M. E. Church, Pastor Curtis Swaf ford of Rivers of Life Church, Reverned W. J. Haynes of Greater New Hope M. B. Church, Lee Davis and Dept. of Family & Aging, Everett -Derr & Anderson Funeral Home, and the lliePath HospiceTeant. God MRS. GERALDINE KELLYASH Mrs. Geraldine Kelly Ash of 2910 North 18th Street, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 2 p. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 North Howard Avenue, with Rev. Stephen A. Nunn, Sr., officiating. Mrs. Geraldine Kelly Ash was a native of Dixie, Georgia, and a resident ofTampa for so years. She attended Cook County Training School and was a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witness. She was employed as a life time homemaker. She was preceded in death by: her father, Solomon Floyd; mother, Mary Alice Floyd; sister, Julia Speights; sons, Anthony Washington and Jerome Bolton; and grandsons, Ceasar Bolton, Jr., and Ceasar Bolton, Ill. She leaves to cherish her memory: sons, Robert Kelly, Jr. (Yvette), Reginald Kelly (Mariam), Rudolph Kelly (Dietrick), James Bolton, Jr. (Rhonda), Ceasar Bolton, Sr., Kevin Bolton, Keith Jusimon (Precious), and Henry Ford; daughters, Valerie Herron (Roy, deceased), Margie Kelly Morris (Thomas), Karen Kelly (Bill), Ema Mann and Regina Kelly Daniels (Jedaric); grandchildren, Robert Lee, Ill, Robbin, Karen, Roderick, De'Vontae, Devouris, Renetta, Roy, Jr., Carla, Anthony, Joy, Frederick, Franklin, Alexander, Tquowanda, Victor, Rudolph, Jr., Ricardo, Lamar, Taroon, Justine, Rayvontae, Shalease, Kianna, Jessica, Yvonne, Rynisea, Johnnie, James, III, Charles, Shuntel, Tanisha, Terry, Julius, Rashad, Antonie, Terrisha, Sylvester, Saynia, Jerome, Jr., Jerrica, Dessen, Amber, Jay, Jasmine, Lauren, Keith, Jr., Keisha, Elijah, Kiera, Saynia, Christopher, Ce'Quan, Jedaric, Jr., and ReNiya; and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; and goddaughters, Veronica and Ambria. The remains will repose after 5 p.m., Friday, August 24, 2012, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com cl11i.'l,l! r i(ll'lc' 2708 E Or. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tampa, Fl33610 i (813) 232-8725 .. (813) 231-0521 let Ovr Farnlty Take Care Of Your Family.! "We Are The Key To i A Fine And Quail Service MR. ANDREW 'DREW WILLIAM BELL, JR. Mr. Andrew "Drew" William Bell, Jr., 44, of Tampa, was called home Saturday, August 18,2012. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 11 a. m. at First Baptist Church of Progress Village, 8722 Progress Boulevard. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Born April 26, 1968, in Rochester, New York, Mr. Bell was preceded in death by: his father, Andrew William Bell, Sr.; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James (Rosie Mae) Lane. He was educated in Rochester, NY, and moved to Tampa in 1989. Mr. Bell was employed by Turnkey Network Solutions. He leaves to cherish his memory: a loving wife, Leslie Faye Bell; sons, Andrew W. Bell, III, Jevon Bell and Jared Burdgess; mother, Emma Bell; siblings, Christine (Rick) Van Alstyne, Larrie Bell (Jasmine), James Ash, Nakia Bell-Riley (Gary); and a host of relatives and friends. His remains will repose from s-8 p. m., Friday, August 24, 2012, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, 33606. Please send all cards, condolences, and flowers to Ray Williams Funeral Home. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com IN MEMORIAM ANNIE LEE JOHNSON Two years have passed, it seems like only yesterday when God came down and took one of His precious angels away. Sadly missed by your family. The Johnson family. MR. WINSTON CORNELL DAVIS A celebration oflife for Mr. Winston Cornell Davis, who passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2012, at to a. m. at Beulah Institutional Baptist Church, 1006 Cypress Street, Tampa, The Reverend Dr. W. James Favorite, pastor, with Rev. Prentiss Davis as eulogist. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories, 4207 East Lake Avenue, Tampa. Coach W'mston Davis will be remembered for his loving and jubilant spirit that touched the lives of so many youth. His commitment can be attributed to his humble, spiritual relationship with Christ. Winston fulfilled his purpose as God's great vessel to positively affect countless numbers of lives along his earthly journey. Coach Davis was preceded in eternal rest by: his parents, John Henry Davis and Alice Davis Lee; and brothers, Charles Davis and John Davis. Now, his memory is shared and cherished iJl harmony by family and friends alike. Among those left to celebrate his life are: a loving and devoted wife of 24 years, Dr. Marian Lauria-Davis; son, Winston C. Davis, Jr.; daughter, Stephanie N. Davis; stepdaughter, Nicole Lauria-Tasby (Shante); granddaughters, lmani and Gabrielle Smith, and Victoria Gardner-Davis; sister, Barbara Johnson; brothers, Frances Davis (Catherine), Clarence Davis (Ada), Prentiss Davis (Brenda), Bennie Davis and Eric Corbett; brother-in-law, Dr. Andrew Sanders, Jr. (Wandra); sisters-in-law, Geri Wildgoose, Jean Davis and Janice Davis; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family, and friends. Also remembering Winston, are the devoted class members of the 1971 graduating class, formerly of Blake High School. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to: Blake High School Booster Club Basketball Program. A wake will be held Friday, August 24, 2012, at Beulah Institutional Baptist Church from 4-6 p. m. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church Saturday at 9:45 a. m. for the funeral service. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners, 301 N. Howard Avenue. www.raywilliamsfuneral-home.com 301 North Howard Avenue Tompo, FL 33606 SISTER PATRICIA 'PAT' EDGENE EDWARDS Sister Patricia "Pat" Edgene Edwards of Brandon, passed away Friday, August 17, 2012. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 2 p. m. at Mt. Zion A. M. E. Church, 5920 Robert Tolle Drive Riverview, FL, with Pastor Dwayne K. Gaddis, officiating. Sister Patricia "Pat" Edgene Edwards was born on March to, 1944, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the parents of Moses E. Jones and Rebecca Page. She was preceded in death by her father and a host of other family members who greeted her at heaven's door upon her arrival. She is survived by: her mother, Rebecca "Becky"; children, James Gore (Marcy), Regina Stephens (Tyrone) and Richard "Ricky" Harris, Sr. Mama Pat's other children include: Wayne Hennessey and Karri Lemon. Grandchildren mourning her departure are: JaMoree, Tatiana, Tierra, JaDayia, Little Ricky, Syncere, Little James, Ty and Anna; and great granddaughter Melayna, E. Joanne Mumford and Rev. Karen and Leroy Sims, her adopted family, shall miss her daily. She also leaves behind: a special cousin, Elaine Barclay and "Tudy" Lee; a host of nieces, nephews and other family members; and special friends, Minnie Walker (Springfield, Ohio) and Thelma Pilcher, Yvonne Duncan and Patsy Lockley (Tampa). Pat was an active member of Mt. Zion A. M. E. Church of Riverview, FL, where she served faithfully as a stewardess and member of the mass choir. Prior to her membership with Mt. Zion A. M. E. Church, she was a faithful member of Restored Life Ministries of Springfield, Ohio, where she served on the usher board. She was a nurse and retiree of Honda. She was a past member of Gamma Phi Delta Sorority, Dayton, Ohio Chapter. Pat loved to travel and really loved to board the cruise ships. Her feet touched Nassau, St. Thomas, Cancun, St. Marteen, Cozumel, Playa de Carmen and Belize. When not cruising, Pat could be found fishing or enjoying the company of her friends in the Tampa Retired and Proud (RAP) club. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made in Sister Pat's name to Mt. Zion A.M. E. Church, 5920 Robert Tolle Drive, Riverview, FL 3:3569. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www .raywilliamsfuncral-homc.com C) c: N 0 ..... N ., 0 :::u en m z :::! z m m c: m :::! z ., c: m c;; ::::1: m c m < m -4 c: m en c )> z c ., c


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Funeral services will be con ducted Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 11 a. 01. at Ray VVilliams Memorial Chapel, 301 North Howard Avenue, with Elder Robert Grimes, offi ciating. InteriDent will follow in Rest Haven Me01orial Park. Mr. Hudley was a native of Tampa, and a resident of Tampa for 59 years. He at tended Howard VV. Blake High School, Class of 1971 He was employed as a IDachine opera-tor at Borden Dairy. He leaves to cherish his IDeiDory: father, Lemuel Hud ley, Sr.; 2 daughters, Vondalyn Hudley and Sbarday Hudley (Leon); son, Rooselvelt VVilliams (Carla); grandchildren, Jalisa Brown, JeriDaine Brown, Michelle Brown, Iyana Chandler, Nandi Williams, Rooselvelt VVilliams, Jr. and Amina VVilliams; 3 sisters, Kaysonia Hollis (Paul), Tonya Hudley and Kathy Hudley; brother, Reginald Hudley, Sr. (Anita); nieces, AraiDita Wmgate and Yvette Hollis; nephews, Reginald Hudley, Jr. and Julius GeriDan, Jr.; aunts, Margaret Dunning, Bessie Rus sell of Tampa, Minnie Little of Quitman, GA, and Frances N. VVilliams of Sanford, FL; uncle, Gardner VVilliaiDs of Sanford, FL; cousins, Diane VVilliams of Atlanta, GA, Linda S01all, Larry Crosley (Paula), Gilbert Gregory, Harley Dunning, Her IDan Hudley (Vickie), VVayman Hudley (Patricia), Johnny VVilliaiDs, Sebastian Dunning uj (Shawnette), Monique Dun z ning, Sonya Dunning, Anthony j:: Elizenberry and the Fluker Z faiDily, all of TaiDpa, Tyrone W ThoiDas of Ellington, NY, God(/) frey ThoiDas (Laura) of Quit IDan, GA Mary Williams (Will) of Jacksonville, FL, Frances a: Dickey, Shirley Howard, Lester g VVilliams Celestene Thomas U.. (Ronald), Gardner VVilliams, III, Antonio VVilliaiDs, all of Sanford, FL, George VVilliams of Fayetteville, NC, and Felecia Bryant (Darian) of Brandon, FL; godsons, Bryan Reed, Mar lon Dorsey and Devonte Rose boro; goddaughter, Saterria Saffold; dedicated friends, Vanderlyn Jones, Clyde Hill and family, Prudence Reeves and family, Shirley VVilliams and family, Helen Taylor and family, the Bolten, Troup, Moody and VValker faiDilies Ronald Hudson, Leon Rose and Rica Russell (Mildred); and a host of other relatives and friends. The reiDains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, August 24, 2012 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY VVILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfu neral-home.com w <.:J MR.MARVET 'BOE'SPANN Mr. Marvet "Boe" Spann of 11424 Thomas Road Seffner, FL, passed away Sunday, Au gust 19, 2012. A wake will be conducted Friday, August 24, 2012, at 7 p. m. at Ray VVilliams Funeral HoiDe 301 North Howard Av enue, with Rev. Herbert M c Fadden, officiating. InteriDent will be at Mayberry Cemetery, Seffner, FL. Mr. Marvet Spann was ana tive of NeWville, AJabama, and a resident of TaiDpa for 55 years. He was employed at Lykes. He was preceded in death by: his father, George VV. Spann; mother, Carrie Bell Culver Spann; sister, Mary VV. Campbell; brother, Grady "Jimmy" Spann; sisters-inlaw, Mary Salters Spann, Mercy Jackson Spann; and aunts and uncles, Rosa Lee Halina Reeves, Cora Williams, Willie Mae VValker, Ike VValker and Marie Knight. He leaves to cherish his memory: a devoted niece, Cyn thia Spann-Booth (Robbie) of Tampa; step-mother, Levarne Spann of Tampa; step-grandmother, Mrs. Azzie L. Culver of Capps, AJabama; brothers, Carl E. Spann of Newville, AJabama, Eugene Spann and VVin ston. "Joe" Spann of Seffner, FL; sisters, Gloria Spann-War ren (Sylvester) of Panama City, FL, and Elma Spann-Settle of Seffner, FL; a special and de voted brother-in-law, Eddie J. Raiford of Tampa; nephews, Kenneth Spann (Tia) of Day ton, Ohio, Steven Spann of OxSpann Hayward (John) of Day-services for the sick and shut-ton, Ohio, and ChiiDyrah in and provided the local nurs-Threatts of TaiDpa; great ing and retireiDent hoiDes nephews, Rodney Everett with weekly Bible Study ses-(Tasha), Frank Lamar Everett ELDER RICHARD J. sions attended by its residents and Antonio Booth, all of and _staff IDeiDbers. He also TaiDpa, Terrell VVarren of WALKER hosted the church IDonthly Panama City, FL, GregoryVVarMen's Breakfast. Elder ren,Jr. ofTallahassee, FL, Ter-Elder Richard J. VValker, VValker was referred to as the IDaine Stovall of Dothan, age 73, ofTaiDpa, passed away 'Grandfather' of The Light of AJabama, and TreiDayne peacefully VVednesday night, the VVorld Daycare. He would Dupree of Riverview, FL; great August 15, 2012, at hoiDe sur-often say, 'Let nothing sepa-nieces, Valarie Martin, Ciera rounded by his loving and de-rate you froiD the Lord.' Dupree, Daisha Spann, Kiera voted faiDily. Elder VValker will be sorely Spann and Kieanna Spann, all HoiDegoing services for missed. of TaiDpa, Kia Spann and Elder Richard VValker will be He is survived by: his loving Kayleigh Hayw'ard of Dayton, held at 11 a. ID., Saturday, Au-and devoted wife of 20 years, Ohio, Tekeiyah Dupree of gust 25, 2012, at College Hill Missionary Sandra VValker; Riverview, FL, and Jakayla Church Of God In Christ, 6414 along with a daughter, PaiD VVarren of Tallahassee, FL; N. 30th Street, TaiDpa, with and husband, Ian John and great-great nephew, Master Pastor Charles Davis, official-their three children, Racquel, Bryson Booth ofTaiDpa; great-ing. InteriDent will follow in Isaiah, and Ivan John of great niece, Raquel Everett of Orange Hill CeiDetery. Fayetteville, GA; niece, MarTaiDpa; special and devoted Born March 11, 1939, in lene Bennett-Sanbula; great friend, Milton VVillingham; Bronx, New York, he was the nephew, Marquis Brunson of special cousins, VVillie Murl son of the late Dr. Lawrence New York, NY; four step-chilVVright, Rudy King, Martin VValker and Ruby Dessieshore dren, Debbie and husband, Danzey, James Hardy, Barbara VValker. He was the fifth of six Burke VVashington of Augusta, Ann Danzey, Tyrone Danzey children and the last to go on GA, Melvin and wife, Char-and Larry Danzey, all of to glory. IDaine Davis of Tampa, Micka TaiDpa; and friends, Edith He was ordained as an and wife, Crystal Davis of Raiford, AJ01a George, JiiDIDY Elder in 1993 and served the TaiDpa, and Sandra and hus-Olsegby, Ceotha Booth, Lord faithfully. He spent his band, Brandon Daniel of Charles ThoiDas, VVilliam waking in prayer and Grovetown, GA; twenty-one Standberry, Carol Jarrett, lived his life based solely on grandchildren and one great Frank Everett, LaShawn Huff, the 150th PsaliD. granddaughter; and a host of Consandra Barrs, Yvonne Elder VValker was an active nieces, nephews, loving faiDily Long, Tarnika Mathis, Joycelyn IDeiDber of College Hill and friends. Tiins, Sylvia SiriDons, De-Church Of God In Christ for Friends IDay visit with the IDOyne Stone, Francine over 25 years and served as a faiDily on Friday, August 24, Howard, and Elder Robert construction worker and gen-2012, froiD 5-8 p. 01. at Ray Douglas, Jr. (Nicole). erallaborer for over 20 years. Williams Funeral Home, 301 In soiDe ways you all have In his pastime, be enjoyed N. Howard Avenue Tampa, touched Marvet (Boe) Spann's IDeditating and delivering the FL. life with a siDile and just a Lord's VVords during weekly Flowers and love tokens "How are you doing today?" Bible Study, praying for the IDay also be sentto the funeral Marvet touched all lives with sick and shut-in, fishing and home. that siDile that he carried every the coiDpany of Close friends, Arrangements entrusted to day. Mr. Bobby and Sydney Bell RAY VVILLIAMS FUNERAL ArrangeiDents entrusted to and faiDily, and Ms. Rebecca HOME, Rhodes & Northern, RAY VVILLIAMS FUNERAL Bell and family. Owners. www.raywilliamsfu-HOME, Rhodes & Northern, As a coiDmunity leader, neralhoiDe.coiD Owners, 301 N. Howard Av-enue. www.raywilliamsfuneralboiDe.coiD IN MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND CARD OF THANKS ALTAMESE W. SAUNDERS VVe acknowledge with love and heartfelt appreciation the many expressions of prayer and acts of kindness. VVe send our sincere gratitude to our New Salem and Greater Bethel Church families; entire attentive office staff and Doctors Loreto, Blass and Mastandrea; and Tampa AJumnae Chapter of Delta SigiDa Theta Sorority, Inc.; for all the love showered upon our "Delta-Dear," Essie Thompson, Arisleyda ThoiDas, and all our favorite "Late-Night" friends and staff at CK's, the Original Pancake House, Thailand, Grille 54, and Thai Thani Restaurants. Special thanks to: Jeffrey Rhodes, co-owner and staff at Ray Williams Funeral Home for their compassionate care; and to all of our relatives and friends. Karen, Kathy, Maureen, Andre', and the Saunders families. JULIUS 'DOCHEE' KNIGHT 12/7/50-8/23/95 17 years have passed and gone, I love you today as yesterday. I do miss you very IDuch and I'll keep you always in IDY thoughts. Love and miss you. Your wife, Re'na Knight and family.


Funerals Wilson MR. JOSEPH 'SPOOK' BURDEN, SR. Homegoing celebration for Mr. Joseph "Spook" Burden of Tampa, who passed away Mon day, August 13 2012, will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 2 p. m. at Wilson Fu neral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, 33605, with Pastor Michael N eely, officiat ing. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Ceme t ery. Mr. Joseph Burden, Sr. was a native of Colquitt, Georgia, and a resident of Tampa for over 40 years. Mr. Burden. was a crane op erator with Trademark Recy cling until he became ill. He was known as an honest, hard-working man, as well as a good father that provided for his children. He was preceded in death by: his grandmother, who raised him, Sarah Mae Miller; grandfather, Jim Miller; mother, Quela Mae Miller; fa ther, Buster Burden; and brother, L. V. Miller. He leaves to cherish memo ries of him: wife, Queen Bur-den; 8 sons, Willie Jean Bur den, Joseph Burden, James Burden, Tyrone Burden, Der ick Burden, Zachary Burden, Lavonti Burden and Antonio McCleod; 5 daughters, Juanita Burden, Nikita Burden, Josie Burden, Mariah Owens and Maria McCleod; brother, Wal ter L. Miller and wife, Sheen Ann; 4 sisters-in-law, Debra Cook, Oralee Garrett, Lottie Green and Earnestine Galvin, all ofColquitta, GA; 4 brothers in-law, Simon Butler of New ton, GA Nathaniel Butler and wife, Ann, Samuel Butler, and Billy Joe Butler and wife, Mar gret of Colquitt, GA; over 40 grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends, in cluding Trademark Recycling. There will be viewing from 5 9 p. m. and the family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m., Friday, August 24, 2012, at Wil son Funeral Home. Friends are asked to assem ble at the funeral home at ap proximately 1 :45 p. m., Saturday for the service. "A WILSON S E RVICE www.wilson funeralhome.com MS. LILLIE B. PHILON-JOYCE Homegoing services for Ms. Lillie B. Philon-Joyce will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 2 p. m. at St. James A M. E. Church, 5202 S. 86th Street (Progress Village), Tampa, 33619, of which the Pastor is Reverend Michael Price; with Pastor M.Yor C. Jones, II, officiating. Inter ment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery. Lillie was born on June 28, 1954, in Silas, Alabama, to FUNERAL HOME lm N. 29th St Tampa, Fl33600 (800} 605-3350 (813) 248-6125 Wayne L Bright Manager MS. LILLIE B. PHILON-JOYCE Robert, Sr. and Lui a Phil on. Her mother preceded her in death. Lillie graduated from high school in Hillsborough County in 1972 and joined the work force as a nurses' aide. She continued to work at Florida Administrator I Admin. Serv ices, where she processed Medicare claims. She was em ployed in this position for over 5 years before becoming the caregiver for her mother, the late Lula Philon. Lillie answered the Master' s call and ended her earthly journey on August 13, 2012. In addition to her mother, Lillie was preceded in death by her sister, Paulette. She leaves to cherish memo ries of her: son, Rodney (Aretha); grandson, Quinton; granddaughter, Ariana Ed monds; father, Robert Philon, Sr.; siblings, Jean, Robert, Jr. (Fanella), Roashirley (Don), Alfred, Paul (Viveca), and An thony (So.Ya); uncle, Bredell, Johnson, Jr.; aunts, Leola Lee and Mamie Williams; nieces and nephews, Derrika, Adrian, Sr., Nikya, Metrice, Kyna, Mar cus, Martin, Kanesha (Matt), Plykesia, Marquis, Ashley, An oesia, Travis, Bryonka, Christina and Shenese; special friends, Gloria Thornton and the Elston family; and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, are also left with fond memories. Visitation will be from 5-9 p. m. and the family will re ceive friends from 7-8 p. m., Friday,August24,2012,atWil son Funeral Home, 3000 N 29th Street, Tampa, 33605. Friends are asked to assem ble at the church at approxi mately 1:45 p.m., Saturday for the service. "A WilSON SERVICE www.wilson funeralhome.com MS.LUEVENE (MAMA LUE) TAPIA Celebration of the life of Ms. Lue Vene Tapia (Mama Lue), who went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 14, 2012, will be held on Saturday, Au gust 25, 2012, at 10 a. m. at the Emmanuel Cathedral Church Of God In Christ, 6450 County Road 579 and Pruitt Road, Seffner, FL, 33584. The Pastor, Elder Jesse Smalley, II, will be the eulogist and Pastor Ernest Coney will preside. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Me morial Park Cemetery, Tampa. Ms. Lue Vene Tapia was born in Alma, Georgia, on Oc tober 24, 1929. She was the only child born to Elizabeth Tomblin (deceased during birth) and was raised by grand parents, Lue and Boss Tomblin. She attended school in Alma and relocated to Florida, and married in 1952. She was em ployed for 15 plus years at Riverhills Elementary School as a teacher' s aide. She met her best and dear MS.LUEVENE (MAMA LUE) TAPIA friend, Carol Hill while work ing at the school. Even after they both retired, Carol has been unrelentless in making sure that they spent quality time with each other each week by choosing a different place to explore within the Bay area. "Mama Lue," as she was af fectionately called by many, was a mother, grandmother and friend to everyone that she m et. There was never a person that she met that she did not leav e with an encouraging word of hope, faith and a word about the Lord. She was preceded in death by: her mother, Elizabeth Tomblin; grandparents, Lue and Boss Tomblin; loving daughter, Elizabeth Balthazar; grandchildren, Reginald Hill, Albert Arnold Moore, Jr., and Sierra Deandra Holmes; and son-in-law, Willie Bristor. A dedicated mother to her four children she leaves to cherish loving memories with: her children, Loretta and hus band, Louis Davis, Mae Willis Bristor, Lugene Ellis, Jr. and wife, Bonnie, and Angeletta Holmes and husband, David; grandchildren, Sabrina and husband, Clifford Baskin, Do minic Hill, Leonard Fields, Be linda, Angeletta and Anthony; other grandchildren, Crystal, Lugene, III, Valencia, Rosalin, Jeremy, and their mother, Judy; grandchildren, Angel, Regina and Christopher, Ronald (Ronnie), Luelonda (LULU) and Shelumiel (Shemi); last but not least, Baby, her Shitsu, who was a constant, loving companion and joy to her; great grandchil dren, Shayla, Dana, William, Reginald, Jermaine, Jessica, Jayouth, Zayden, Zamara Noah, Little Anthony, Kamali, Paris, Antwan, Anthony, Jr., Janet, Janthony, Jazmine, Antron, Little Ronnie, Dorian, Shamira and Shelumiel, Jr. (Shim Shim). She also leaves: 14 great, great, grandchildren; as well as a host of other family mem bers; and cousins in Webster, Ohio, Georgia, Jacksonville, Center Hill, and other loca tions. "Mama Lue" had two quotes she loved to say, "Give me my flowers while I live, and "Let my works speak for me!" Visitation will be held Fri day, August 24, 2012, from 5-9 p. m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, 33605. Friends are asked to assem ble at the church at approxi mately 9:45 a. m., Saturday for the service. A WILSON SERVICE www.wiJson funeralhome.com MR. ARNOLD 'POPPA/POPPA SMURF/UNCLE POPPA' WILLIAMS Sunrise: 2/25/44 Sunset: o8/u/t2 Mr. Arnold "Poppa/Poppa Smurf" Williams was born in St. Augustine, FL, and at tended Hillsbourough County Schools. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 11:30 a. m. at Light house Ministries for Christ, 1407 E. Ida Street, Tampa, 33603, with Pastor Gregory Whaley, officiating He was preceded in death by: longtime companion, Rita Walker; mother, Lillian Williams; father, Buster Williams; sister, Thelma Williams-Allison; brother, Harold B. Williams; and niece, Kimberly P. Berry. His occupation and hobbies were, commercial fisherman, construction and rehabbing. His pastime love and hobbies were fishing, cooking and music. He leaves behind to cherish his beloved memories: step daughter Kimberly Gants and step-grandson, Charlie Everett, Jr.; adopted/friend' s son, Chris Mitchell; brother, Thomas Williams;sisters, Pa tricia Gillette, Antoinette Stephens, Linda Moon (Hylon) and Wanda Hollins (Edward); step-sons, Eric Parks, Derek Parks and Craig Parks; devoted nieces, Valerie Lavender, Colby Williams, Debbie Williams, Synovia Taylor (An thony), Candice Jackson, Kyana Moon and Shasta Williams; devoted nephews, Reginald Allison, Ira Flowers (Felecia), Xavier Williams, Adrian Flowers (Sharon), Eddie Shedrick, Jr., Kwame Stephens, Damon Stephens, Barrian E., Justin Stephens, Riqui Williams, Rasheem Burts and Khiry Hollins; de voted cousins, Allie McPher son of Tampa, Bennie Williams-Walker and family, Tallahassee, FL, Jeannette and family of Houston, TX, Joanne and family, Houston, TX, Pa tricia Burks and family, Meg Burks and family, all of San ford, FL, Columbus Burke and family, Sanford, FL, Linda Copeland and family, Sanford, FL, Etta Lee Warren (Louis) and family of Starke, FL, Jean nie Blue and family, Sam Copeland and family, Leonard (Jay) Copeland, all of St. Pe tersburg, FL, Larry Copeland and family, Houston, TX, Ben Copeland and family, Tallahas see, FL; a host of great nieces and nephews, all ofTampa and Jacksonville, FL; extended family, Eddie Davis, Kathy Davis and Barbara Davis; and special friends, Stella Profit (Herman), Nancy Miller and family, Elvita Jones, Harold Jackson, Wallace McDonald, Jonathan Jones, Angela Jones, Neysa Jones and Bernard Al bury. ., .-0 J:J en m z :::! z m r aJ c ..-z "a c aJ .-en ::z:: m c m < m -1 c m en c l> z c ., c C) m f\) .... 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. ; :. Aikens MRS. LAFOREST BEST Homegoing services for Mrs. LaForest Best of Tampa, who passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012, will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 12:30 p. m. at 34th Street Church of God, 3000 N. 34th Street, Rev. Dr. Thomas Scott, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memo rial Park Cemetery. LaForest was born in Dou glas, Georgia, on February 23, 1928, to the late Andrew Cur tis, Sr. and Viola Scott Curtis. LaForest was a member of 34th Street Church of God, where she was a former memo beroftheUsherBoardandthe Guiding Ugbt Ministry. fE She was preceded in death 0 by: her parents; sisters, Ver z nell Glover and Betty Curtis; and Andrew Curtis, Jr. <( She leaves to cherish her 0 memories: brothers, RonnieJ. ffi Moore, Douglas, Georgia and :J Jonathan W. Moore, Tampa; tbrother-in-law, David Best i: (Deannie), Tampa; sisters-in W law, Charlie Mae Mathis and > Mary Best, both ofTampa, and W Doris Tolliver and Vernell 0 Best Cloresko (Joe), all of W Cleveland, OH; nieces, de voted niece, Lyndia Mathis:::l Hills (Audley), Gwen Damien m (Willie), Betty Gaines (Dave) :J and Kathleen Ransom, all of Tampa, Olivian Mathis, At z lanta, GA, and Courtney i= Moore, Donglas, GA; nephews, W Dan Mathis (Salithia), Kelly ::j Best, Jr. (Ann) and Lawrence :;:) Mathis (Charlotte), all of al Tampa, and Kevin Moore, ...J Fred Moore and Donovan Moore, all of Douglas, GA; i= cousins, Mary Newton, Dou Z glas, GA, and Ullian Johnson, W Tampa; ex-husband, Johnnie (/) Best, Tampa; caretakers and

"11 :a Crime Man Charged With Former Rental Yankees Pitcher Sening Woman On Fire Charged With Driving Under Influence ULYSSES CHAPMAN Tampa Police have arrested a 67-year-old man who allegedly set a woman on fire Saturday. Police said Ulysses Chapman was arguing with Anita Ahmadi, 40, inside his car when he allegedly poured gas on her, and lit the fuel. Ahmadi suffered serious burns. Chapman was arrested and charged with aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, second-degree arson, and cocaine possession. He is being held without bond. warrant Issued For Murder suspect JEFFERY MOSLEY .. ... being sought in shooting BARTOWOn August 22nd at 11 p. m. Bartow Police responded to the Azalea Gardens Apartment complex on Golfview Avenue on a report of a shooting. During their investigation, police reported they were told the victim, Rodney White, was involved in a verbal con frontation with Christopher MeN eal over a relationship with a woman. Once the argu ment ended, the two separat ed. Police said minutes later, Jeffery Mosley, a friend of McNeal, appeared and con fronted White White reportedly noticed Mosley was armed with a handgun, and as Mosley approached White, he shout ed obscenities and fired sever al shots at White, then fled the area. Police said it appears Mosley fired at least 8 shots at White. White was not struck by any of the shots, but two apartments and a vehicle were struck with stray bullets. No one was injured. An arrest warrant has been issued for Mosley's arrest on charges of attempted second degree murder with a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Red lobster Customers Beat Waitress SHARRELL EVANS, BRITLY GREEN And GENEEN GREEN FAIRVIEW HIGHT.,IL-Three women have been arrested after attacking a Red Lobster waitress on Friday. The women, 21-year-old Sharrell Evans, 22-year-old Britley Green and 44year old Geneen Green, were charged with mob action and aggravated battery in a public place. Each woman is being held on $so,ooo bond. They allegedly threw water on the waitress after she, according to a witness, repeatedly refilled their water glasses. Red Lobster staff intervened and detained the women until cops arrived on the scene An ambulance was called to aid the waitress, but she refused treatment. A similar incident took place at the same Red Lobster in December when four customers attacked a waitress over what they felt was her bad service. That incident was not related to the recent one and it involved a different waitress. MICHAEL TIMOTHY JOHNSON WINTER HAVEN Winter Haven Police have arrested a former Avis car Rental employee after he decided to take a car for a joy ride that ended in a crash. Police said on August 2oth, Michael Johnson, Jr., 23, was arrested and charged with burglary, grand theft auto, petit theft and resist ing/obstructing without vio lence. On August 1st, Avis Rental Car reported a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was later recovered in Lakeland, and had significant front end damage and had been abandoned Detectives identified Johnson as an employee at Avis, and linked him to the theft. When detectives went to his home to make the arrest, Johnson was seen trying to flee by jumping out of an upstairs window. However, a waiting officer persuaded him to surrender and leave through the front door of the home. 9, 14 you have t 16, 18, 22, 25 really are 28, 33, 9 and what you hav 44, 48, so, 54 Early Monday, Tampa Police arrested New York Yankees pitcher, Michael Pineda, for driving under the influence. According to the arrest report, Pineda, 23, was in Tampa rehabbing a shoulder injury when was pulled over at 2:35 a. m. He was later released on $500 bond. The report said Pineda's vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and weaving from side to side. The arresting officer reported that Pineda's eyes were MICHAEL PINEDA red, glassy, and watery, and that he smelled alcohol on his breath. Police Search For Suspects In Thefts At-Store 4 Surveillance photos WINTER HAVEN Winter Haven Police are asking for help in identifying four people responsible for a theft at a store near a Wal-Mart. Police said on August 21st, threewomen and a man entered the Murphy USA Gas Station in front of Wal-Mart and loaded up with 73 energy drinks and 72 individual snacks. Two of the women were described as 25 to 30 years old, and a third woman was described as appearing to be in her 6os. The male suspect was described as being 25 to 30 years old. Anyone recognizing the sus pects is asked to call (863) 401-2256. WARREN DAWSON 221-1800 1461 Tampa Park Plaza @Nebraska Ave. & scon St. The h r.ng of a 1aNyer 1s ar Important dec1 s 1on that shoul d not be based solely upon admt1sements Sefore )Ou dec.de ask us to )CU FREE ,nformat1on about qual1f 1catcns and exoer>ence' "" :a c m 1\) w I )>


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FLORIDA SENTINEL FRIDAY AUGUST 24 2012 B j Graduation/Send Oft luncheon Family and friends gathered to congratulate Josie Little on her high school graduation and to wish her well as she leaves for college. Josie will begin studies at Cornell University in New York. The afternoon luncheon was held at the International Bistro Restaurant. (Photographs by Julia Jackson) Family members shown with Josie Little, kneeling, are: Martina McClure, aunt; Leroy and Lorraine Chow, Rudy Arnao, Michael Hodges, Virginia A. LaShawn Thomas, Michael Latson, Harry Hayes, Rueben Milanes, George Dickens, and Felicia Allen. Also, Maria Hodges, Violet Latson (Josie's grandmother), Rosa Haynes, Judge (Ret.) Perry Little (father of the honoree), Sonjia Little (mother of the honoree), Robert Mitchell, Jr., Matthew Little (honoree's brother), Mandie and Reigan Little, Marrisa L. Mitchell (honoree' s sister), Joy McCormick, Ryan Smith, Susan Fields and Robert and T. Mitchell, Sr. Josie Little expresses gratitude to those who attended the luncheon in her honor. Stella Davenport was also in attendance. Atty. Fred McClure gave a tribute to his niece. Program participant James Tokley. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence (Phyllis) Lee were there for the sendoff. Mom and daughter, Dr. Sharon and Mrs. Nancy Andrews. Atty. Kaydell Wright Douglas. Mikki Chambers also had words of encouragement. Birdie Underwood and Josie's uncle, Michael Latson. Gene Black, Delores Mcintosh and Joan Dawson w ere among the guests. Mr. and Mrs. Jetie (Ozepher) Wilds attended the afternoon event. Evelyn Bethune and her brother, Roger Davenport.


N c; Feature N :;; ::;) Sisters Embark On New Venture Yvonne Grant and > Elaine Grant are from the a: w > w c w l: en ::::; m ::;) D.. z w ...J ...J ::;) m ...J w z z w en c( c a: 0 ...I u.. m I N w The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is Now Offeringa Career Train CALLNOWI Online classes start any time! CALL OR REGISTER ONLINE NOW! State of Rorida Board of Pharmacy Approved Program UF UNIVERSITY of FLORIDA College of Pharmacy For more infonnation or to reserve your spot visit us at www.UFpharm.org Private Loan Application Assistance Available Aorida Pre-Paid & MyCAAAccepted. u ................ www. twitter. com/ ,1 FLSENTINELB sion of DIAMANTAIRE ELITE GROUP, INC.; which is Yvonne's oldest son's (Bass Grant) business. The program, titled Never Ending Fund Raiser," is designed to assist non-profit organizations with their fundraising ef forts. The sisters will begin holding free seminars that will provide non profit (as well as for-profit) organiza tions information on prod ucts that can be used to take their fundraising efforts to new heights. Because Mr. Grant is out of town so frequently, it does not afford him the op portunity to devote the atten tion necessary to promote the fundraising program this is where his mother and aunt come into play. "I guess because we are really just true entrepreneurs at heart and are big support ers of young adults and youth working for them selves; the decision to help out with this venture was easy, said the Grant Sis ters Our initial and biggest target market will be non profit organizations but for profit organizations can benefit from this fundraising concept as well," Elaine stated. The sisters will kick off their first seminar session on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Sunrise Villas Clubhouse, 6211 N. Himes Ave., Tampa (Himes Ave. near Sligh Ave.) from 8 a. m. to 3 p. m. There will be several sessions held and available session times can be seen when you register at http: 1/neverending fundraiser.eventbrite.com. Warner Unlwenlty lnnonces l lew Co.ort Forln1 27 I low CHert Is ........... 34 .. SlrHI crc of IM, r ,.,FL Warner University, a regionally accredited Christian university in central Florida, is beginning a new cohort at the 34th Street Church of God in Tampa. The new cohort is modeled after a successful pilot program developed in 2010. Ten students graduated from the first cohort in May 2012 with their Associates degree. Students complete the Associates degree online with weekly mentoring and academic support from the local church community. Qualified educational facilitators meet with the cohort one night each week. Students complete the work online taking two courses every 8 weeks. Bachelor's degrees in business, education, health care management and ministry are offered beyond the associates. Cor,tuct Rev JeffPry A J J"hn,on 813 248 6548 ext 223 1effery wmncr cdu


Counta FYI ., :!! c Newlv Created Diversitv Advisorv Council Seeks APPlicants )> c: Deadline To Apply Is September 13 Hillsborough County seeks interested residents to serve on its newly created Diversity Advisory Council. The Coun cil was created to facilitate communication between Hillsborough County govern ment and diverse populations, and to address matters related to diversity that affect County government and its citizens The Council will be ap pointed by the Board of County Commissioners and be comprised of two individuals from each of the 12 categories below, for a total of 24 mem bers: African American Caribbean Far East Asian Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans gender Hispanic/Latina Indian Asian Middle Eastern Native American Northern Europe Southern Europe People with Disabilities At-Large (Identification with a specific category is not required) All nominees must be reg istered voters in Hillsborough County. Appointments are voluntary positions; therefore, members serve without com pensation. Terms are for two years each. Deadline to apply is Sepeountv Social Services onerinu _New Selt suniciencv Programs To Eligible Residents Hillsborough County's So cial Services Division has a new focus on long-term self sufficiency for residents and has funded several back-to work programs through its Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds to help residents in that goal. The four programs are: Adult Education Financial Assistance Hospitality Training Employment Training Fi nancial Assistance After-School Care Financial Assistance These programs have a limited number of openings and are first-come, first served. Funding is currently only available through Sep tember 30. Depending on the success of these programs, they may be re-funded next fiscal year. Residents that participate in these programs also must offices closed be willing to meet with a County Social Services case manager at their local Neighborhood Service Center to create a plan for obtaining self-sufficiency and to discuss their progress. In addition when applying for these programs, residents must provide picture identifi cation, Social Service cards for all members of the household, documentation of U. S. citizenship or proof of legal resident status, and two proofs of Hillsborough County residency. For more information and to find ifthey are eligible for these programs, residents should visit or contact their nearest County Neighborhood Service Center and speak with a case manager. Spanish-speaking case managers are available at the Centers. Hillsborough Countv onices, Facilities Closings For labor Dav The majority of Hillsborough County offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day. Closed facilities include the administrative offices of County government, neighborhood service centers, all libraries, all County-operated Head Start/Early Head Start Centers, recreation centers, senior centers and nutrition sites. All regional parks are open. All County recreation centers will be closed. tember 13, 2012. Citizens in terested in being considered for appointment must submit a completed Questionnaire for County Appointt:nents. The Questionnaire must be signed and dated and is available on line at www.hillsboroughcounty org or can be picked up at the Office of Community Affairs, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa FL 33602 or by calling Carmen Telesca at 813-2768401 or Albert Coleman 813-276-2637 All documents should be mailed or faxed to: Attention: Albert Coleman, Office of en Community Affairs 24th Floor, County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL N 33602. Fax: 813-272-5248 Email: colemana@hillsborN oughcounty.org. WHYDQES REFlNANCING A HOME HAVE TO BE SO EXPENSIVE? IT DOESN'T. -. INTRODUCING CLOSING COSTS AS LOW AS S299 : Imagine saving hundreds of dollars every month and gettting closing costs for as low as $ 2 99, too. With Easy Ho m e Refi"' fro m Fifth T h ir d Bank, you can. It's a low fixed rat e on a f i xed ter m and a .25% rate discount w h e n you automatically deduct your paymen t from you r F ifth Third checl< ing account. ., r 0 ::c c )> en m z ::j z m r m c: r r m ::! z 'lJ c: m r c;; % m c m < m -4 c: m en c )> z c ., :!! c C) m Cf


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Local West Tampa Businessman Feel s Communitv Needs 'Fence Mending' BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter For tl}e past 23 years, Thomas Hill has operated a business on Main Street in West Tampa. Over the years he's observed the area going into transition, and he feels there's a lot of fence mending that needs to be among the business owners and resi dents in the area. "I think our biggest prob lem is we need to be repre sented better in this area. I feel someone needs to look at giv ing more exposure to what's going on, and that should be our elected officials. "People are just running wild around here, and the en tire area needs some kind of di rection. We will never accomplish a thing as long as we' re not getting along with each other. Mr. Hill said he thinks if the elected officials were more visible in West Tampa, they would have a better understanding of what's going on, and what needs to be done. "This is not a Black or white issue. Race has nothing to do with the problems we're facing. It s can't only be about the police not doing their job, because we need to do our job first. Everyone in West Tampa de serves to feel safe and earn a living like everyone else." Mr. Hill said all of the problems that exist in West Tampa can't be legislated, and the area can't be a safe haven for whoever wants to come in and do what they do. "Sometimes, things get out of control around here, and it seems no one cares, or they're scared to speak out. "Also, business owners come and go all the time, and that makes it difficult to form any kind of alliance. We've got to do a better job so things can get better. We have to respect each other so we can get re spect back. We can't stay com bative with each other, because nothing gets done that way." Annual Teenage Banle 01 The Bands To Be Held In October )lo c: C) c: C/) -4 N The 15th Annual Teenage Battle of the Bands will be held on Oct. 19 and 20 during the Hillsborough County Fair, and it's not too early to get your band pre-qualified. The entry fee is $so per band. Hillsborough County's Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department is looking for bands to participate in a competition that provides free studio time to the top two winners. Culprit was last year's Teenage Battle of the Bands winner. Previous winners include Styx N of Fire in 2010; Rising Down in 2009; and Envy in 2008. Band members must be between 13 and 20 years of age, and only one band member can be age 20. The bands are judged on guitars, drums, vocals, showmanship and originality. Only a limited number of bands are ac cepted. Those wishing to compete in the Teenage Battle of the Bands must pre-qualify by providing a link to an online video of the band, and contact Joe Soletti, Parks, Recre ation and Conservation Department, 813-7445871. Women Asked To Participate In Pledge To Prevent Cancer This month, in keeping with the beginning of the school year, WellSpring Oncology is ask ing women in the Tampa Bay area to take a pledge to prevent cancer. colon and ovarian Dr. Freeman reminds women to take 30 minutes a day for them selves. "It's easy for us to get caught up with work and home and everything in-between But if you 'Choose You,' it can mean even more time According the American Cancer Society, just two hours of activity a week can lower your risk of developing certain cancers. ., with your loved ones,'' she said. rDr. Freeman further said that even small 0 Debra Freeman, M.D., Board Certified radiation oncologist at WellSpring Oncology, is urging women to pledge to the American Cancer Society s "Choose You" Campaign. "This campaign is empowering women to take time for themselves and for their health," explains Dr. Freeman. "Inactivity and excess body weight has been linked to several cancers, including breast, changes can have a big impact on women's health such as lunch-time walks; using the stairs, watching 1V while on a stationary bike or treadmill or parking further away when going to the store. To learn more about the American Cancer Society or to get help, cal11-8oo-227-2345 or visit cancer.org. ON sa.E<:TLEXUSVEHCt.E$. WfTHAPPROVB> OH>IT. Shop Online Thelargestselection of new and used Lexus vehicles. lexusofTampaBay.com Smart ChoiceEverythingyou want to know including prices and payments upfront. 7Day Service Now open Sunday to servicep.ervehide. lexusofTampaBay.com Find us. Friend us. m facebook.coml twitter.coml AutoNation AutoNation 1-866-530-3075 c )lo C/) m z :::! z m r-aJ c: rrz "'D c: tD c C/) ::1: m c


God's Word is a promise. If He speaks it you can count on it to come to pass. Ezekiel records the words God spoke about His people in the 34th chapter verses 23 through 31. God made some bold statements about what He will do for His peo ple and vowing to be with them -all ways. One of the valuable les sons for the church is to know what God has said. People will be less stressed and wor ried when they remember the words God has spoken during the difficult times of life. If have been threatened, bat tered, and captured. They have been taken out of their land to live in a foreign place and treated as though their life was worth nothing. But here God gives them a word of reconciliation and renewal. you cannot count on anything c in your life, you can always 0: find security in the word of LL God. God promises to them a shepherd who will care for them (vs. 23). People have folk who are over them but are not shepherds. There are rulers in the world, but they may not be shepherds. When you come out of this difficult time in your life God is going to put someone over you that will love you, care for you, and take care of you. While you will have a shepherd of God 's appoint ing, you must always remem ber that He is God (vs. 24). c z a: w > w c w :I: CJ) ::::i ID ::I ll. z i= w ...J ...J ::I ID ...J w z i= z w CJ)

August Birthday Celebrants Sharing birthday greetings are: Mrs. Mary Monts, Mrs. Mildred Stone, Mrs. Jennifer Tucker, Ms. Pamela Austin, Mrs. Ernestine Davis and Bro. Samuel Mobley. Other August celebrants are: Mrs. Gertrude Synder and Mrs. Helen Grace Stacy. Sick And Shut Ins Pray one for another that ye may be healed: Hazel Brown, Annie Bell Carter, Deale Burgess, Will Clemons, Morris Cole man, Fannie Mae Copeland, Kenneth Gra ham, Eliza Green, Sue Green, James Hankrick, Jr., Evelyn Larry, Idell SERVICE TIMES Sunday School 10 A. M Moming Service 11 :30 A. M. Evening Service7:30 P. M. Mills, Ola Mitchell, R. J. Southerland, Diana Williams, Waymon Saf fore, John Trotman, Eloise Leeks, James Wiggs, Phyllis Akes, Robert Miller, Rogers Humphrey, Olga Douglas and Ralph Williams. Prayer Requests Please keep the following in your daily prayers: Mary Monts, Perry King, Elizabeth Bethea, Lena Daniels, Perethia King, Leona Williams, Ella Churchill, James Green, Bro. Joe Williams and Sis. Diane Williams. All though you are not here with us, you are still in our prayers: Darryl Till man, Lee Parker and Des jane Boone. Studv :.uesday Evening .... Btble Band-730 P .M. Thursday Evening -YP\11/W-7:30 P. M 1st And 3rd Fri day Evening Women's Outreach Ministry-7:30 P. M. MOUNT PLEASANT M. B. CHURCH 2002 N Rome Avenue (Corner of Rome Ave. and Spruce St.) P.O. Box 4724 *Tampa Dr C. T. Kirtland, Pastor Tel: (813) 253-5714 *Fax (813) 254-1441 E-mail: MtPieasantMB@aol.com Devotion By Mt. Pleasant Praise Team EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT 7 : 45A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL* 9:30A.M. MORNING WORSHIP11 A. M 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PMFamily Series Hour (B.T.U.) 6 PM-Lord's Supper (Communion) TUESDAYS 6 PM -Prayer Service 7 PM -General Bible Study 7 PM Youth Bible Study TAPE MINISTRY Order On Une At Web Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org Sympathy Our condolences are being sent to Sis. Sharlene Pilcher and family due to the loss of her grandfather. Sympathy is extended to the Philon family due to the passing of their loved one, Mrs. Lillie Philon. May God bless and watch over the whole family. Funeral serv ices will be announced later Anniversary Happy belated anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Christopher (Tammy) Bailey, who's special day was August 1St. Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel (Felecia) Broadnax cele brated another year on Au gust 14th. We do wish the couples many more wonderful years!! 29th St. Church Of Christ Bro. Perry Johnson, Minister, invites you to come out and share with them in worship. &BEATER FRIENDSHIP M. B. CHURCH 3325 E. Emma St. Sunday School 9 :45 a .m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Evening Worship 5 p.m. Prayer Meeting Tuesday 7 :30 p m V i sitors Are Welcome! GRACE MARY MISSIOIIARY BAPTIST CHURCH 3901 N. 37th St 13) 248-3779 ELDER 1IIOMAS J. REED Pastor Early Morning Worship 8 A .M. Sunday School-9 :30A. M Morning Worship -10:50 A.M. Bible Study Wed. -7 P .M. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED New St. Matthew M.B.Church Rev. Alec Fitzgerald Hall, Pastor, and congrega tion, family and friends ex tend happy birthday wishes to you ... Anjane Wright, La toya Holloman, Amari Mallard, Kaia Floyd, Sharon Keyes, Trenika Jackson, Demerell Cott, Jaylen Barnum, Maiyah Hall and Kennedy Allen. miss you. Thank you for your J( prayers and please continue )> to pray for me. God bless you g and I keep you in my prayer. c: Thought For Today en -1 N Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant. Welcome We welcome Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church to the area; Please feel free to share your news with us. Congratulations Congrats to Ms. Chemetria Copeland and all the crew at Precinct 965 for a suc cessful voting day during the primary. Message From Mrs. Van Scott To all our church, family and friends I love you and IIP'IISI'1211L....,_II...,_,R.IIII2 (I'IIJ !2 ... 11. .......... ____ .. .... PriJtr Slnlct, Tits.,, ___ -............ 11.11 ................... ...... = 'llniiiiCIIIItllllll:ll ___ ............ 4:11 Scripture (Proverbs 3=5): Trust in the lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. F.Y.I. Keep President Obama and family in constant prayer. Also our public servants, servicemen and women, homeless, missing, and the incarcerated brothers and sis ters. Remember our helper in the kitchen, Shulon's Kitchen at 813-741-9760. Call your news into Glo ria McNair-Johnson at 813-735-7968. 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 .. .. 11A.M. Sunday Evening Worship .... 7 : 30P .M. Morning Prayer (Tuesday-Friday) .... 9 A.M. Wednesday Night Worship .... 7:30P.M. BISHOP MATTHEW WILLIAMS Pastor "A Church Where 11le Love Of God Flows And The Holy Ghost Is In Full Control." r 0 c ,. en m z ::::! z m r aJ c: r r m ::::! z c: aJ r u; :::z: m c m < m -1 c: m en c )> z c :::D c


Readers Share Opinion About Congressman's 'Rape' Statement TODD AKIN MISSOURI CONGRFSSMAN BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Recently, Republican Senate Candidate Todd Akin was asked during an interview on a St. Louis television station about his views on abortion. The six-term mem O her of Congress said that fE women s bodies blocked an 0 unwanted pregnancy during z what he referred to as a legit c( imate rape. He also made the following C statement: "If it's a legitimate ffi rape, the female body has ::;) ways to try to shut that whole 1thing down. But let's assume that maybe that didn' t work or something: I think there should be some punishment, but the punishment ought to be on the rapist, and not attacking the child." Several members of the Republican Party have asked Akin to withdraw from the race for Senator of Missouri. While he admits that he mis spoke," he refuses to with :;) draw. m Some Sentinel readers ..J shared their opinion about his comments. Attorney Clinton Paris Z said, "Repre sentative c( Akin's com9 ments reflect his gross igno ..J ranee about &L human repro-duction. Consensual sex or rape both have about a s% chance of resulting in preg nancy. While the statement shows that Representative Akin is very dumb, being dumb does not disqualify him from running for office. "However the voters should be the ones to disqual ify him when the election comes by voting for his oppo nent What is most appalling is that Representative Akin currently holds office. He is a reflection of the kind of people we have in Washington, D C., making decisions for our country. We can and must do better in selecting our national leaders." Attorney Roderick Ford said, "It sounds like Todd Akin is really saying that rape victims who are impregnated might have actually enjoyed having sexu al intercourse with the rapist. If this is what Mr. Akin meant, then he should drop out of the Senatorial campaign. However, fairness dictates that Mr. Akin be given a reasonable opportunity to explain his comment to the Electorate Ms. Tonya Lewis said, "I'm just astounded by what I heard. What is a legitimate rape? I don't care how you put it, Todd Akin should not be in the Senate with stupid and harsh ges ture. He needs to drop out Ross Anderson said, His comments should be a wakeup call for all Ameri-cans, 3838 N 29th_ Street, Tampa, FL 33610 813.248.6600 II www.fbcch.org Dr. S. Evan Burrows, Sr. Pastor especially the African American community. If this is the kind of leadership that we have to look forward to in the 21st Century, then we all are in trouble. We need to groom the next generation of young people to become our local and state leaders now so tliat we don't repeat history with no voice and no representation. James Ransom said, "Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin's statement confirms that he is out of touch and will soon be out of _....,...a.---J sight and out of mind. He may have proven something that has been a mystery on earth for decades. "Let s be honest all people make mistakes and sometimes take the wrong turn, but Akin is a long way off the track, so to speak. It's time for him to go home and sit a spell There is probably no space available for him in limbo or the mezzanine floor, at this time. "He should apologize, ask for forgiveness then pack his bags, turn in his keys and hit the road. We must stand with the ladies and demand the departure of Akin for being insensitive, indifferent and uncaring. Danny Green said, "I disagree with Todd Akin's remarks and comments on "legitimate rape. It should be the right of the woman to choose to keep her pregnancy ser1es or not. In this situation, cases could be handled on a caseby-case basis. Every child should have the right to live." Howard Harris said "Todd Akin's views are supported by the 2012 Republican Party platform just completed in Tampa. "This party believes in big government support of life from conception to birth. After the birth, the mother and child are on their own. '"Then the Republicans believe in no government support for Medicaid and education and the repeal of Obamacare. They want to expand our misnamed defense system so that our military can go around the world killing and being killed in the pursuit of oil. This party, who are so pro life before birth supports the death penalty for rapist, mur derers and doctors who per form abortions. Keto Nord I don't to know or understand all, but it seems to be obvious (and ignorance or apathy are the only excuses for more people not noticing this) that every time our GOP friends take control of state government they immediately cut funding for Science, Arts and Education. "That this happens continuously on a national scale implies that there is a certed behind-the-scenes effort to de-educate the have nots, the masses, to purposely keep present and future generations ignorant and thus economically & socially IMPOTENf. That my friends, is the BIG PICTURE and what you get when you elect people who do not relate to everyday, common Americans. -Billy Wheeler said, "This current political flack is simply one more example of the extreme Right's way of thinking that is seeking to overtake the country's governance Why would he bow out of the race when voters can be so easily duped into electing people to office who do not represent the interests of the majority? "The Republican Party' s repeated use of emotionally gut-wrenching buzz words about "hot button issues" such as legalized abortion, same sex marriage, the birther movement, welfare reform, and the supposed war on drugs continually cause issues of race and big otry to trump reason, fairness and truth. "It is sad that scores of women working class whites elderly, and many gays and blacks will vote against our own interests when our passions distract us from key matters like job creation, edu cation, prison reform, afford able healthcare and econom ic Dr. Samuel Lamar Wright, Sr., said, "It is absurd! We do not need elected officials at any level who are insensitive and ignorant. The people of Missouri have work to do and should come out victorious by defeating him if he chooses not to bow out of the race." August 24, 2012 7P.M. August 25, 2012 7P.M. August26, 4P .M. Pastor's Musical PASTOR R. L IIORIIAN lhler The Blood Cluch PASTOR W. T. CAI!tPEIIrtm True Low M. B. Clllrch T a mpa,R Ch&RIIIocated at 2103 E. Osborne Ave. Contact Pwson: Greta Peacock 708-3006 or Bird 263-6074


Voter Registration Drive Pushes To Meet Deadline With only 7 weeks remain ing before the last day to reg ister to vote in this year's presidential election, the Florida Consumer Action Net work Foundation's Hillsbor ough County voter registration drive is pushing to meet its goal of 10,000 new voters. The program is now over 4,000 new or updated regis trations and counting. FCAN collects voter regis tration forms at transit stops, stores, events, and even goes door to door. You' ve probably seen them in their blue tee shirts in your neighborhood. FCAN is regis tering voters in East Tampa, Sulphur Springs, the Univer sity Area, Carver City /Lincoln Gardens, and Central Tampa. FCAN is working with African American leaders in cluding Commissioner Les Miller and Sean Shaw to encourage community memhers to get registered and learn the new requirements for voting. Voters are required to bring photo ID to the polls, or their vote may be chal lenged. Fortunately, there will be more early voting days be cause the courts threw out re strictive legislation aimed at lowering turnout. You can help by registering with one of the FCAN workers if you're not already regis tered, or if you've moved a _nd need to update your informa tion. Your volunteer group can also collect forms and FCAN will verify them, check for any missing information or errors, and make sure the cards are turned in to the Su pervisor of Elections on time. Contact Rev. Charles McKenzie, Program Direc tor, or Ms. Stacey Auguste, Field Director, at 2802 East MLK Boulevard, Suite C, or at (813) 443-5769, for more in formation. AM.reciditHv j j Honoring Presiding Elder Jimmy J. Thompson & Evangelist/Consultant Bessie Thompson Sunday, August 26, 2012 / "Mt. Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church 190:2. w. La :Tampa, FL 33607 ,.. s:oo P-.M. Appreciation Program Planned For AME Presiding Elder BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Sunday, August 26th members of the African Methodist Episcopal church community will gather for an appreciation program. The event will take place at Mount Olive AME Church, 1902 W. LaSalle Street, beginning at 5 p.m Hosted by the Tampa District of the West co ast Confer ence, the appreciation celebration will honor Elder Jimmy J. and Evangelist Bessie Thompson. Elder Thompson has steadily risen within the African Methodist Episco palian Church community for the past 40 years. He served as a pastor for 33 years. His ministry has lead Elder Thompson to the cities of Loxahatchee, Key West, Tampa, Arcadia, Bartow, and Lake land, where he has faithfully pastured churches. In February 1986, Elder Thompson was assigned to serve as pastor of New Bethel AME Church in Lakeland. At the time of the appointment, the church was in foreclosure. However, through his guid ance, Elder Thompson suc cessfully removed the church Presiding Elder Jimmy J. And Evangelist Bessie Thompson from the foreclosure roles. When his next assignment came, the new pastor inherited a bank account of $1oo,ooo. Elder Thompson returned to the church when the time came and helped the congre gation to burn the $2.5 million mortgage. The church is now debt-free. In December 2005, Presid ing Bishop McKinley Young appointed Elder Thompson as Presiding Elder of the Central District of the Southern Conference. Elder Thompson remained in that capacity until Decem ber 2011, when he became the Appointed Elder of the West Coast Conference Tampa Dis-REV. BEVERLY LANE Program Chairperson trict As Elder Thompson served as the religious head the churches, his wife, Evangelist Bessie Thompson served as an Evangelist and Consultant. She continues to work beside him. N 0 .... N Rev. Beverly Lane, pastor of Bethel AME Church, is the Chairperson of the Appre0 ciation Program. "Elder 2:! Thompson is a seasoned, g anointed and appointed man en of God. God is fulfilling his m purpose and plan for this anointed man to preach the z gospel." m The community is invited to attend the Appreciation Ce-c: lebration. r r OPE SSION In the midst of the 2012 Political Season Atgt{st 26, 2012 SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. James A. Forbes Retired Sr. Pastor Riverside Church, New York City, New York 8:00 am: St. John Prog. Bapt. Church Rev. Bart Banks, Sr., Pastor 2504 Chipco Ave., Tampa, FL 10:00 am: Bible-Based Fellowship Church Rev. Arthur T. Jones, Sr. Pastor 4811 Ehrlich Road, Tampa, FL 12 noon: College Hill C.O.G.I.C. Elder Charles Davis, Sr. Pastor 6410 N. 30th St., Tampa, FL 2:30pm-Unatarian Universalist abhijp@gmail.com Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater and the Octagon Arts Center 2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater, FL AbhiJamanachi:{M) 727-667-3398-727-531-7704 z c: OJ r c;; % m c m < m -4 c: m CJ) c )> z c "T'I ::c c G') m cp


Welco10e New Teacher Reception The 9th Annual Welcome > New Teacher Reception was held Thursday, August 16, a: 2012, at Orange Grove u.. Middle Magnet School of Committee of the East Tampa Community Revitalization Partnership. School teachers new to the District were able to meet School District Admin-istrators, City and County offi cials and community lead ers. (Photos by BRUNSON) aJ I 0 ,.... Arts. The community sponsored event was spearheaded by the Health, Education, and Social Services Standing Clym Washington President Rev Dr. Wahr J. Williams Pastor New Mf. Zion M B. Church 2511 E. Columbus Dr. Mount Calvarv Junior Acaden1v 1 Kindergarten 8th Grach. NOW RE&ISTERIN& FOR THE 2012-201 YEAR WE OFFER: 1. Bible-based instruction 2. Caring, loving, certified teachers 3. High value at an affordable rate 4. Florida Pride scholarships 5. Computer lab with internet and network 6. A safe drug free environment for students 7. Extracurricular activities 8. Challenging academic program 9. Personal attention given to students 10. Outstanding students 11. Hot, nutritious meals daily 12. Fully accredited curriculum 13. Small class size 14. Before and after school program 15. Reading and math labs 16. Music (String Ensemble) Training minds, hearts, and hands for worthy and productive service. Call today for a registration packet 813-238-0433 3111 East Wilder Avenue Tampa, Florida 33610 Re-elected School Board Member Doretha Edgecomb addressed the teachers new to East Tampa. Officials of the School District: Henry "Shake" Washington, Area 4, Central North Tampa Director, and Lewis Brinson, Assistant Superintendent For Administration. Dominique Mopsou and Wanda Sloan of the Hillsborough County Community Affairs Office. Among the teachers new to East Tampa in attendance were: Debra Underwood, Bruce Gelin, Laverne Forbes, Bryant Haith and Venessa Williams. Victoria Custalow and Chad Myers represented Franklin Middle School, while Lejeune Henderson and Javetta Pierce represented James Elementary School. Scott Tryggeseth, Slivia Schultz and Jeralynn Campbell Triplett. New to East Tampa schools are: Sandra Varn, Oak Park; Vivian Casillas, Williams Middle; Diana Wittorf, Lockhart; Lindsay Blanc, Potter Elementary; Courtney Hunt, James Elementary and Leniece Edwards, Oak Park. ; ,-.


Local E:vent Annual USF Fan Fest Held At Ravmond James Stadium On August 19th, the Uni versity of South Florida Foot ball team held its annual Fan Fest at Raymond James Sta dium. This was a chance for everyone to meet the coaching E staff and the team. There were games for the kids, autographs and pictures. A large crowd gathered for the annual event and took part in the planned activities Rocky D. Bull, Cheerlead ers and Sun Dolls were also present. It rained, but the Fans still had a wonderful time. (Photography b y Toby Scott of Chow and Scott Keepsakes) Blake High School graduate, Mike McFarland is ready for an out standing year. Among those attending the event were Jordan Curtis, Edwina Oliver, Ronnique and Eddie Hundley. "T'I r-0 ll 0 l> en m z ::::! z Lavaughn Brown, Loreno Brown, and Larry Collins attende d the event. Maurese and Whitne y en Artist JRoc Jones helped joyed all the activities for the with the run and catch drills. kids. Rudy, Ryan, and Brian were m very e xcited to get autographs 1 of their favorite players. r rFREE programmable thermostat FREE energy audit Eight FREE energy-saving light bulbs AdVallced thermostat helps you R"P energy costs low. TAMPA ELECTRIC UFE RUNS ON ENERGY" z ., c: Ill !: en ::I: m 0 ... ... I Ill


Michaellinle Savs: g 'I Spent 32 Years In Prison For Something 1 Didn't Do' a: u.. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer When Michael Little began his prison sentence in 1980 for sexual battery, he was angry that the judge who sentenced him disregarded proof of his innocence. Little was released this year after serving 32 years, and still feels he was con victed unjustly, and misrep resented by his attorney "Judge Harry Lee Coe sentenced me, and I wish he was still around today so I could tell him how wr o ng he was. "F rom what I've been able c _) a: u.. MICHAEL LITfLE t o uncover, I believe false statements and trickery were used to help Judge Coe decid e my future. I think the entire process was unfair, and illegal Little said without the support of family members Venola Woods, Jimmy Lee Woods, Cynthia Little and Gail he wouldn't have survived his long incarceration. "They kept me alive by giv ing me hope and something to look forward to. I knew once I was free again, my family would be there for me. Now all I need is their patience so I can stand on my own. "I know I will be a chal lenge getting back into the swing of things. I'd rather go through that than what I've g o ne through the past 32 years. I've missed so much. c z c:t c en w :::) .... Brandon Lounge oners Customers More > a: w > w c w J: The downturn in the econo my has also affected night clubs in the area. Brandon' s Boomerang Martini Bar recently restruc tured its business model by reducing its staff and offering customers more. :::l "We had to change the a. entertainment format on cer tain nights and just target our tij customers who enjoy mixing ...J and mingling with other S young professionals and CD grown folks in a mature uj atmosphere," said General z Manager, Kyle Kwik. i= Over the past few months, ffi Boomerang has become the en home of th e famous "Ab solut Martini Ha?PY Hour from 5 D.: p. m. until 9 p. m. every 0 Thursday through Saturday. Lt The happy hour is always packed with young profes sionals and workers from the area. The cost keeps them coming It's only $10 cover and free drinks and a free soul food buffet. Get to Boomerang every THE BOOMERANG LOUNGE Saturday night for Simply Sexy Saturday featuring DJ Sand.inan in the main room with all the latest hits and hip-hop or unwind with P a t B. and DJ Rhino on the patio with the classic old schoo l music The recent success of these events has enabled the night clu b to do the "Taste of Soul Day Party Labor Day Weekend, on Sunday, September 2nd from 4 p. m. to 10 p. m The party will fea ture a live band and sou l ful artist, T r umane Lamar. Live deejay sounds will come fr o m Baby Sam. For more information or ta b le reservations, call (813) 843-2003. PERSONAL INJURY & AUTO ACCIDENTS CD I N .,... Jim mie Butler BARBAS Nmmz S ANDERS BUTLER& H ovsEPIAN A:l'l'OltNBYS AND COUNSBl.OU JD: LAW Automobile Accidents Boat/Jet Ski Accidents FrM Information Concerning Qua1111catlona & Experience Avau.ble Upon RequMI The hiring or an attorney IS an I mportant declalon t1N1t .r.ould not M bMMCIIOiely upon Before you deckle, uk ua to l

Hillsborough County's first online radio station solely dedicated to our community -'s children and families is your source for: Community Events Children's Board News Topics of National Interest Youth Perspectives Social Commentary Children's Stories Fine Music & More Just visit www.ChildrensBoard.org and click the Radio link on top of the page to tune in today! Children's Board HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY


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I'm a terrible cook so I eat out a lot. Don't arrive at the restaurant starving! Eat a little healthful of fat, such as six walnut halves, before you get there The healthful fat in walnuts triggers a chain re action that slows the rate at which your stomach empties, so you'll feel fuller faster. Also drink at least one full glass of water before you order. This helps fill you up so you don't overeat. Ask for cut-up veggies instead of bread, and stick to an appe tizer or consider sharing I have foot pain and can't walk. When you're in pain, exercising might be the last thing you feel like doing, but it pays to keep moving. Workouts encourage your body to release endorphins neurotransmitters that act as natural painkillers. Try biking or swimming (there's more than one way to get your heart rate up!), but be sure to see a podiatrist to find out what's causing your pain. 1 Surprising BackTo-School Hazards Several recent trends com bined with long hours in crowded, germy classrooms can put kids at risk for a wide range of problems, from back pain to nerve injuries, infections, obesity, and bul lying In fact 40 percent of kids ages 5 to 17 g e t hurt or sick at school each year. Here are the health haz ards to watch for and how to prevent them. 1. Problem: Overloaded backpacks cause back pain. Solution: Weigh your child's backpack-and lighten the load. 2. Problem: Too much time parked in a chair. Solution: The CDC re commends at least an hour of physical activity for chil dren and adolescents. Make sure your kids are supple menting the exercise they're getting-or not getting--at school by playing outdoors after classes let out. 3 Problem: Crowded, germy classrooms. Solution: Commonsense precautions, such as making sure your kids wash their hands with soap and water, and avoid touching their mouth, nose and eyes. Also tuck tissues and hand sanitizer in their backpacks. A yearly flu vaccine can also be helpful. 4. Problem: Weight gain. Solution: Although sports drinks may be avail able in the vending machine, encourage kids to stick to water. And pack a healthy bag lunch rather opting for cafeteria meals where ketchup may be counted as a "vegetable" 5 Problem: A rise in cyberbullying. Solutions: Talk to y our children about c y berbull y ing so that they re comfort able to discu s s it with you or another adult if it happens to them. 6. Problem: Sleep depri vation. Solutions: Help your children set a schedule that allows them to complete all of their homewQrk in the af ternoon, so that they're not staying up late finishing it at the last minute. 7. Problem: Stress. 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All you have to do is give your body 15 minutes of physical activ ity a day and you'll win your self three extra years of life. Pretty amazing, right? Double Is Better When it comes to walking, a little more is always better. In fact, the World Health Or ganization and the Centers for Disease Control and Pre vention recommend 30 min utes of physical activity each day. By squeezing in an addi tional 15 minutes, you'll likely live even longer and make your daily life a lot more pleasurable. That's because: Thirty minutes of brisk walking (or any moderately intense activity) is a terrific antidepressant. It lowers your blood pres sure -good news for the 89% of Americans with high BP. Learn what causes high blood pressur e It helps tame type 2 dia betes especially if you mix in some strength training. Find out if your blood sugar is in the healthy zone. It decreases breast cancer risk by 30% and increases survival rate from a heart at tack by So%. Is Stress Damaging Your Skinil It's very hard to avoid stress. Between work fam ily and our overall busy lives we' re all being pulled in a million directions. The problem is that too much stress can hurt your body, and lead to certain prevent able illnesses ... and even obesity. Symptoms of stressed skin include dryness dull riess arid/ or breakouts. The Stress Hormone When we are stressed, a hormone called cortisol is re leased and wreaks havoc on our bodies. Lines and Wrinkles As soon as cortisol is re leased by the body, sugar levels in the blood increase Increased blood sugar also promotes a process called glycation in our skin. Glyca tion damages our skin's col lagen, causing it to become rigid, which increases lines and wrinkles. Dry And Damaged Skin In addition to causing gly cation, cortisol also de creases our skin's natural production of hyaluronic acid, which serves as a natu ral moisturizer for our skin. When skin is dehydrated, the enzymes in our skin that work to repair the damage don t work as well. Poor Complexion As if the effects of stress induced cortisol weren t enough, another byproduct of stress, epinephrine (or adrenaline) also works against our complexions. When epinephrine is pres ent, blood flow to the skin is decreased, which robs it of vital nutrients, including oxygen Less oxygen and sluggish circulation in gen eral leads to a dull, sallow complexion, and good circu lation is essential for a healthy glow. Cellulite When blood flow is de creased, toxins begin to build up in the skin as well. These toxins can contribute to a lackluster complexion, and many doctors and scientists believe toxins also play a role in cellulite development which causes loose, dim pled skin. How Can You Save Your Skin? Although stress is un avoidable, there are ways to manage it better. The good news is that the steps are simple, and they also benefit your overall health. 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_ Co ege News FYI For-Prolitlawver Referral Services: More Than Just A Radio Jingle Part I In January 2011, the Florida Bar created a Special Committee on Lawyer Referral Services to address the dramatic increase in advertising by for-profit lawyer referral services. These referral services want ed people who were injured in automobile accidents to use their attorneys C However, the referral serif vices did not comply with c Florida Bar rules regulating Z attorney services Therefore, c( the Florida Bar was con cerned and wanted the c en w :::l .... i:t w > w c w J: en ::i m :::l Q, z tii .... .... :::l m Special Committee to review the practices of these referral services. The Florida Bar also wanted the Special Committee to consider what rules and regulations the Florida Bar should create to make sure that the public was not harmed or misled in the future. The Special Committee conducted a study and release d its findings in July, 2012. 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His wife, Doris, confirmed Monday that he died early Sunday morning in Seattle. was one of the country s first Black military pilots and ground crew members who fought in World War II. In 2007, he and other Tuskegee airmen traveled to Washington, D .C., to receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation' s highest civilian honor. In 2009, he attended President Barack inauguration as a special guest was a fixture at Seattle sporting events and greeted fans at Seahawks and Huskies games Doris says her husband was "just a wonderful man. ST. LOUIS -Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, a conservative Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, sparked a furor and earned a rebuke from Mitt campaign after saying that women s bodies can prevent pregnancies in a legitimate rape" and that conception is rare in such cases. Akin, a six-term congress man running against incum bent Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill, was asked in an interview broadcast Sunday on St Louis television station KTVI if he would support abortions for women who have been raped. "It seems to me first of all, from what I understand from doctors, that's really rare," Akin said. "If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down, Akin said of a rape victim's chances of becoming pregnant. TODD AKINS Akin said in an emailed statement later Sunday that he "misspoke" during the interview, though the statement did not specify on which points or comments. "In reviewing my off-the cuff remarks, it's clear that I misspoke in this interview and it does not reflect the deep empathy I hold for the thousands of women who are raped and abused every year," Akin's statement said Chavis caner: Autoosv Reveals Meth, Various Druus In His svstem MEMPHIS, Tenn. -A man police say shot himself in the head while his hands were cuffed behind him in the back of an Arkansas patrol car tested positive for methamphetamine, anti-anxiety medication and other drugs, according to an autop sy report released Monday that listed his death as a sui cide. The state crime lab report said the muzzle of a handgun that Chavis Carter appar ently concealed from arrest ing officers was placed against his right temple when it was fired. The report, signed by three medical examiners, included a drug analysis showing Carter's urine and blood indicated methamphetamine and other drug use. The report released to The Associated Press and other news organizations under a Freedom of Information Act request, said Carter's blood also tested positive for at least trace amounts of the anti-anxiety medication diazepam and the painkiller oxycodone. His urine test also returned a positive result for marijuana. The report said Carter's death was ruled a suicide based on autopsy findings and investigative conclusions from the Jonesboro Police Department, which has faced questions from Carter's family and community mem bers about the circumstances surrounding the July 28 CHAVIS CARTER shooting. He was cuffed and placed into a police car, where apparently he produced a weapon, and despite being handcuffed shot himself in the head, the report said. Irwin, a Memphis, Tenn., lawyer representing Carter's family, declined to comment on the specifics of the toxicology report, calling instead for police to release details of an y gunpowder residue or other such tests. 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34'h Street Church Of God 2012 amilv Fest The 34th Street Church of God, Rev. Dr. Thomas Scott, Pastor, held its ih Annual Family Fest Conference last week. The services in cluded a Community Day of Service at the church on Sat urday. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Lynika jams on the drums. Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, left, and host pastor, Dr. Thomas Scott with the Wednesday night speaker, Dr. Cynthia James of Oakland, California. Margaret Brookins and Lucy Scott at the opening night of Family Fest Conference service. Deacon Herbie Lawson, Rev. Leeks and Lorretta Cottman attended the service. Sonya Hadley, Gladys Whaley and Sherry Berrien. National Gospel Recording Artist Is Speaker At New Mt. Zion Rev. Milton Biggham, national gospel recording artist, pastor and record company execu tive, was the u a. m. speaker at New Mt. Zion on Sun., Aug. 9, 2012. Rev. Biggham used for his theme, ''I' m Still Here," Daniel6:22. He involved the full congregation as he talked about how Daniel was promoted, preferred, prepared, poured out and put in the right place. Rev. Biggham was in town to conduct a music workshop with several area choirs and to pres ent a concert on the previous Saturday at the First Baptist Church of College Hill. He performed some of his yet to be released music to an overflowing audience. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Alberta Jackson and her son, Albert Jackson attended the service. Among guest worshippers was Patricia Jackson. Other guests at the service were musicians, Sabrina Pinder Myers, Elvira Pinder, Minister of Music at First Baptist Church of College Hill and Evangelist Janice Nunn-Nelson. New Mt. Zion member, Mary Jones. Geraldine Nunn was also among the guest worshippers. Rev. Milton Biggham was the 11 a.m. speaker. Worship music was by the Male Chorus of New Mt. Zion.


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Clear Video Internet Broadcast Show & Tell Business Event Held Holds Roll Out Celebration On August 41 \ members of the community make a statement about Economic Empowerattended the Tampa Bay Black Chamber of ment and Sustainability for all communities On July 281 h Clear Video Internet Broadcast (CVIB) held its Roll Out Celebration. The event took place at the College Hill Conference Center. Commerce' Show & Tell Your Business" in the Tampa Bay area. -4 event. The spirit of entrepreneurship will transWillis K. C. Bowick created the Tampa form youth, parents, and grandparents into 'N Bay Black Chamber of Commerce in 2008. the business sector. (Photography by Toby g Those in attendance had an opportunity to see the types of shows CVIB will produce. Clear Video Internet Broadcast is an online interactive radio and television broadcasting portal ded icated to providing the latest in gospel music, news videos, movies, ministries and event coverage. (Photography by Toby Scott, of Chow and Scott The primary mission of the Chamber is to Scott, of Chow and Scott Keepsakes.) N Carl Burgess and William R. Anthony shared Sanders, owners ofCVIB were very his first single;"He Is In excited about the turn out. My Corner." Ms. Jerry Ann Norton, of the Tampa Bay Black Chamber of Commerce, was thankful to everyone that came out to show off their businesses. Stephanie Sykes, of Douglas Ohara did a Body Temple, was ready fantastic job as a singer. to provide massages and His song of choice was wellness checkups. "Because He Lives." .,.. Adonna and Charbonae' displayed their gift of dancing. Abdul E. Merida showed off his coffee from Kt?nya. the importance of having network events like this. Sandra Nelson, of Ex 0 elusively Yours, talked about requirements for opening a ,store. en m -:3 Minister Willie Dixon, Pastor Donald Lott, and Elder Charles Davis talked about their outreach ministries. .... ,,.,. .... J Reid tory of Organo Gold and products the com-Terrell Lee and Roderick Faison had a great pany offers. time at the event. MIDDLETON HIGH GRADS ATTEND ALL-CLASS REUNION Several alumni of Middleton Senior High School attended Annual All-Class Reunion activities in Tampa June 15-17,2012. Reunion headquarters was the Sheraton Suites on W. Cypress St. Shown here at the picnic, held at AI Lopez Park's Hunt Center, are left to right seated on the front row, Carolyn Spotford Williams, Jodie J. Hines, Betty Hayes Fountain, Aleatha Shaw-Filer, Pauline Tisdell King, Luvator Henry Nelson, Patricia A. Cooper, Shayron Rendor, Bernice Tisdell Carwise, Rosalie N. Jones, Ophelia Young Ball, Rose G. Jones, Lillian Hobbs, Lillie Judge Nichols and Jackie Bynom Womack. Standing on the second row, Cartton Gambrell, Carissa Bryant, Alphonso Ball, Jr., Jeannette W. Williams, Inez Fordoms, Roszita Sneed, Elizabeth T. Futch, Alyce Johnson-Mallard, Deloris E. Lewis, Herman Monroe, Georgette Gardner Johnson, Cynthia Becklum Mann, Ted Cannedy, Gary Ellerson, Yvonne Douglas, Mary O'NealTaylor, Beatrice Peterman Smotherman, Mol bert R. Scrivens, Vanderlyn Manuel Owens and Cynthia M. Brady. Third row, Ozepher Wilds, Carol Cooper Jarrett, Geneva Stephenson, Margaret W. O'Neal, Elouise Burnett, Mary L Hardy, Rudy R. Cohen, Constance DuBose Odems, John Robinson, Pauline Morgan Adebowale, Woodrow Simmons, Ronita Durant, Gloria Cochrane, Isaiah Jones, Jr., and Calvin Simmons. Top row, Ronald Graham, Jetie B. Wilds, Jr., Florastine Anderson, Marcus Sumes, Char1es A. Goins, Ill, W. C. Washington, Leon M. McDaniel, Sylvester Harris, Fred Hearns, Anthony Sneed, Sybil Conner Goings, Chiffon Pratt, Steve Allen, Ernest Preston, Jr., W. James Cannedy, Linda Norton Graham and John Scrivens. Calvin Simmons is president of the sponsoring Middleton High School Alumni Association. (Photo by Treasured Moments and David Burgess Photography) z m r-aJ c: r r-g) z ., c: aJ c en :::1: m c m c! m g c :B g


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