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c:c c a: Q ....1 LL. SEE PAGE 3-A VOL. 68 NO. 32 FRIDAY DECEMBER 7, 2012 48 PAGES 75C ROTC Student Needs Help To Anend summit SEE PAGE 9 A Anornev Named To Florida Board 01 Bar baminers SEE PAGE 3-A Tip leads To Arrest Of Hit And Run Driver SEE PAGE 23 A GROUND BROKEN FOR SECOND APARTMENT BUilDING IN ENCORE PROJECT More than 100 people attended the Tampa Housing Authority groundbreaking of the second aparbnent complex in the Encore Project, the 141-unit Trio at Encore. Ground will be broken on the third unit (The Reed), a second building f o r seniors, on December 18, 2012. On Wednesday, December 12, 2012, the ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held for The Ella, a 160-unit senio r apartment building on Ray Charles Blvd. Officials who placed shovels in sand for the groundbreaking were: from left to right, M G. "Manny" Alvarez, Tampa Housing Authority Commissioner; James Cloar, THA Commissioner; Pastor Jeffrey Singletary, pastor, Exciting Central Tampa Baptist Church; Karen Jackson-Sims, Deputy Regional Manager, HUD; Frank Reddiek, Tampa City Council Member; Leroy Moore, THA, Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer; Eileen Pope, Bank of America Senior Vice President; Atty. David Smith, Gray Robinson; Ann Shaler, Bank of America Marketing; Jerome Ryans, THA President/Chief Executive Officer; Dr Hazel Harvey, THA Commissioner/Chair; Rubin Padgett, THA Commissioner; Chloe Coney, representing Congresswoman Kathy Castor; Mike Suarez, City Councilman; David Del Soto, Architect, Baker Bar r ios; Brent Elliott, CORE Construction; Yvonne Yolie Capin, City Councilwoman; Billi J. Griffin, THA Commissioner; and Davie lloanya, Director, THA Real Estate Development. (Photograph by Lomax Mcintyre, Jr.) I


Nr---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------0 Features ,..: a: w m :E w 0 w c Parents Proud 11 Exceptionallv Talented Brothers >"' a: w > w Q w ::r::: U) ::i m ::::) a.. made Christopher's achievements even greater, was that he accomplished this while juggling academics and extracurricular activities. "Despite rumors regard ing the difficulty for any stu dent to participate in other non-academic activities while being in the rigorous IB pro gram, Chris proved that was n't a problem for him. "During his IB years, he participated in both the marching and jazz bands at King where be played alto z saxophone, as well as Wind w ...J ...J ::::) m ...J w z i= z w U) c( Q a: 0 ...J LL CHRISTOPHER WHITTEN .. sophomore at UF Ensemble. He was also a member of several clubs and societies, a member of the school's wrestling and track teams, and played Pop Warner football. He was also on the Bhangra India Dance Team, which allowed him to engage with other cultures." On April 3rd, Christopher was recognized and honored at the Hillsborough District School Board Meet ing for being a National Achievement Scholarship re cipient. Other than the GMS scholarship, Christopher also was awarded other awards to use towards the college of his choice. He is a double-major at the Univer sity of Florida, studying Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, with a minor in Business. He plans on later entering the Master's and JASON WHITTEN ..... IB Freshman Doctorate Programs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Christopher's younger brother, Jason, is a 14-year old freshman in the IB Pro gram at King, and following in his big brother's path. He already has been granted scholarships from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and during the Regional Scholar Athlete Ceremony held in Orlando. He was selected to represent New Tampa as a first team All-American scholar. The Whitten brothers help their parents give back to the community by participatingand volunteering in activ ities like Relay For Life, Hope Children's Home, Metropolitan Ministries, and at the Wharton Basketball Camp. The brothers have also done modeling and commercial work. Or im is fried "AV" by MartindaJe..HuMel, the highest rating for legal ab1;ty and ethicc1J standard \\{)ffdWfde.l W The t1if*19 of a AIW)'8f is de

Features Teen Shot In Belmont Heights Estates Dies On November 26, 2012, Lonnie Bernard Henderson celebrated his 18th birthday. On December 4th he was hospitalized in critical condi tion after he was shot. Tampa Police reported that Henderson was a passenger in a vehicle that stopped at the intersection of 18th Street and 25th Avenue inside Belmont Heights Es tates. Police said the driver of the vehicle stopped, and Henderson was talking to ai10ther person. As he talked with the other person, he was shot in the head. The driver then took Henderson to the soo block of Floribraska and called 9-1-1. Henderson was transported to St. Joseph's Hospi tal, and police reported he was in critical condition. Police have not released any suspect information, and their investigation is ongoing. Henderson's great-grandmother, Ms. Karrie Wells, said Lonnie was ac tually being kept alive with a respirator since he was first taken to the hospital. "On Wednesday, we got together and decided to pave him taken off the respirator, and have his organs do nated." Ms. Wells said Bender-WNNIE HENDERSON son has 8 siblings, and was born in prison during his mother's incarceration. "He was adopted by his aunt, Delores Henderson, but lived with me. "On his birthday, he didn t want to celebrate. He just went out to dinner with his girlfriend, and just slept. "Lonnie had just started attending a school to become an electrician. He loved boxing and had a promising future as a football player. Like so many of our young men these days, his attention was by what was going on in the community, and he picked the wrong friends." Ms. Wells said the family is working on funeral arrangements. TheSenHnel Will Have Amended Holiday Hours and Street Distribution. Distribution Christmas Week: Sunday, December 23rd (Tuesday EdH1on) -Thursday, December 27th (Friday Edition) All Copy Needs To Be In 1 Week In Advance. OHice Will Be Closed r .... .. ft Eve a Christmas Day Tampa Anornev APPointed To Florida Board 01 Bar baminers BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Recently, a Hillsborough County attorney was appointed to serve on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Florida Supreme Court justices selected her to serve on the board. Attorney Barbara Pittman was chosen to succeed retiring member Alan H. Aron-son, of Miami. Attorney Pittman said she was notified in August that she had been chosen. However, her term did not begin until November 1, 2012 and will end on October 31, 2017. Attorney Pittman said when an individ ual applies to become an attorney, he or she must pass the bar exam as well as a background investigation. Her role as a member of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners kicks in when an issue comes up with a person's background. "My board conducts hearing as a quasi-ju dicial position to determine the necessary fit ness and character of the person. We have hearings once a month on the weekends," she said Attorney Pittman stated that a lengthy and detailed investigation is conducted on po tential attorneys. The bar examination is held twice a year with thousands of potential attor neys passing the bar. Of those thousands five to six thousand may have issues in their back grounds that must be examined. Born in Graceville, Florida, Attorney Pittman was raised in Jacob City, Florida. She graduated from Graceville High School in A'ITORNEY BARBARA PITfMAN 1973. She continued her education at Florida State University. During her tenure at FSU, she earned a B. S degree in Communications and her J.D. Degree. ., Attorney Pitbnan was admitted to the 0 Florida Bar in 1986. She worked with the Hills:::D borough County State Attorney's Office for 3 g years and with Ricky Williams & Associates for en 7years. m Attorney Pitbnan then opened a private practice as a sole practitioner. Attorney z Pitbnan is married to Freddie Moore and J!! has two stepsons. She enjoys traveling, music m reading, and attending sporting events. ? r !!I z "'0 c: aJ r News Alert: The Florida Law States That You May Be Entitled To $1 0,000 u; ::J: m c m < m Service SUpport and Help from the beginning to the end. Spinal Injuries Neck Pain Back Pain Hip Pain Leg Pain Transportation Available Auto Repair Body Shop Medical care Provided SDeCiallzlng In: ar Accidents Pedestrian Incidents Motorcycle Accidents Truck Accidents SlipandFals Bicycle Bus And For Loss Wages And Medical Care (PIP lneunulee Netllded) ..... c: m CJ) c )> z c :::D c


N c; Features N --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------""" a: w m :E w 0 w c Entrepreneur Celebrates 12 Years ln'Real Estate Business c a: u.. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor .Several year s ago, a y oung Tamp a m a n decided t o e nte r t h e r eal est a t e industry. At the time there was a traditional route established that had serv e d other realtors well. However, as a young entrepreneur, Kenny Rushing had his own ideas. He created a program that would eliminate some of the red tape involved in the market. His Cash in 3 Days program introduced in 2004 is being used throughout the country. He the first in real estate to introduce a Rehabbers full fledged wholesale real estate business in Tampa. "One of the great things about the program is if the title is clear and there are no liens or judgments on the property, I can get the owners 9 cash in 3 days. I can close in 3 days," Rushing said. Q Looking back over more z than a decade in business, c( Rushing learned from his experiences and had the fore Q sight to be prepared. When he f3 entered the market, the real estate market was booming all over the country. a: However, when the market crashed in the mid 2000s, W many realtors suddenly found Q themselves unemployed Instead of closing his doors and admitting defeat, ffi Rushing changed his strate gy I survived by making 111. adjustments. I invented the bulk real estate trader system. tij I bought properties iii bulk Kenny Rushing is shown with one of his clients, Larry Tate, completing a real estate deal. from banks in other states. I was lucky enough to find other options. I had good mentors and I learned how to make money in a downed market." Rushing also said the sup port of the African American community is in part respon sible for his success. "When I started in this business, I decided to do exactly what I said I would do and people remember that. I gained the trust of the community. It is important to plant good seeds early and one can still reap the benefits. The people I have dealt with know that I value integrity and trust. People know that I'm going to do what's right and that in itself is a blessing from God," he said. Although he has the num bers and statistics to support his accomplishments, Rushing places more value on the names and faces of his clients than the numbers. And, he said because of the foundation he established long about keeps him travel ing on speaking engagements throughout the country. "My success in Tampa opened doors to success both natural ly and internationally," he said. As far as his achievements go, Rushing said he has bought and sold more proper ty from private sellers than anyone in Tampa. He points to more than 1,ooo real estate transactions in his career. He also points out that since he has bought and sold more than 55 houses this year, the market is still viable. In addition to timing and not being afraid to re-invent himself, Rushing said his success is a combination of staying abreast of the latest technology, having a backup plan, and learning from your experiences. m w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 I.L Murder Trial Ollccused Lonerv Winner Killer Continues Earlier this week, Gregory Smith testified in the firstdegree murder trial of Dorice "Dee Dee" Moore. Moore is accused of killing a La!

editorials/Columns :IJ FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN troubling aspect of the entire (USPS 202-140) story is that, regardless of c .2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 how well we school our Published Every Tuesday and Friday By daughters on what to look m FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., out for to avoid such situaa; Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) tions, they could still fall hard m POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin P.O. Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL c Blythe Andrews 1901-1977 (1945) C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. 1930-2010 (1977) S KAY ANDREWS PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER ALLISON WELL$-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 Subscrlptlons-$44.oo-& Months Both Editions: $87 00.Per Year Both Editions. Oplnlona expreued on editorial pegee or thla .-.p1111et by Column lata or Gueat Writers, do not ._....tly mlect the editorial ...,_ of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Publlaher. Reasons Whv Pres. ObaDJa Should Stand His Ground On The Fiscal Clift T here are numerous reasons why President Obama should stand pat on not cutting "entitlement" programs (such as Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, welfare, college grants, etc.) unless tax cuts for America's wealthy and corporate community are eliminated. In truth, time has come for our POTUS to name names and call folks out of the Conservative closet who are so intent on protecting "Big Daddy Warbucks." Therefore, we wish to share several reasons that help build our President's platform and opinion. First, though it is a drop in the bucket to some (only .21 million), at least 2,400 millionaires receive unemployment checks annually even though they earned million in the previous year. Second, Fortune soo companies establish departments that are responsible for finding creative ways to legally avoid paying any taxes helping more than 78 companies to pay no taxes between 2008 and 2010. In 2010, 37 companies paid no income taxes, yet, received $7.8 billion in tax rebates. In addition, our country loses $70 billion each year, thanks to corporate tax breaks rewarded for relocating American jobs overseas, and de. ducting the costs of civil settlementS and fines paid for fraud. We don't want to go over a cliff. But we don't want to be lied to, either. Let President Obama know you support common sense. I A Police OHicer Or A Gentlemanil I By now, you've read about it, or seen it on the news. Maybe, you and others have marveled over what a white New York police officer did for a Black homeless man on one of the busiest streets in the world. He bought him boots ... then knelt and prepared to help the. homeless man put them on. A passerby with a cell-phone camera saw it all, and sent what was seen around the world. The sender's Facebook tallied more than 175,000 hits the first day. By the end of the week, millions of Internet users had logged on and patched in. Within less than two weeks, the NYPD officer and his homeless recipient had become global celebrities. No doubt, the officer might even be considered for a Nobel Prize. Why? The answer may be as unsettling as the deed was heroic. Was the officer (whose name was Lawrence DePrimo) a hero? AlmQst instinctively, he would say not. Instead, no doubt, DePrimo would explain in a slight Brooklyn brogue, "I seen my duty an' I did it." Such is the philosophy of police officers throughout America. But the truth of such philosophy is that it is not seen as real by every American, or by other obsen(ers around the world. Indeed, from Bull Con:D.or to Clint Eastwood, the persona of the American police officer is flinty and insensitive with a measure of racism to balance the brew. Then here comes Officer DePrimo, and the world is knocked off .its pins. Yes, we cheer the NYPD Good Samaritan. For, though we know nothing in his police policies advised him to do S ometimes I just don't know what to say. When I hear the same types of stories over and over again I can't help but begin to as sume that, regardless of how unbelievably horrific, certain occurrences are just part of the new normal. For instance, when I heard about Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shooting his live-in girlfriend and mother of his 3-month-old daughter before also turning the gun on him self last weekend, I was only surprised because it's not something you normally see from a professional football player (at least not during his career). But as far as the shock value of the incident it self? For me, it was at a min imum. It wasn t that I knew something about _Belcher,s past that made me think. that he was capable of doing something so heinous. My lack of amazement had more to d.o with the fact that I'd seen the same movie far too many times. Everyone reading this can probably remember a story involving someone they knew or heard of who lost his mind and killed his wife or girl friend in a jealous rage. In about every instance the tragedy was preceded b y a history of domestic violence that ultimately reached its tipping point over something mundane In this most recent example, Belcher's anger was allegedly sparked when he felt his girlfriend returned home too late after a night out with her friends. Unfortunately, it's a sce nario that is all too common when these three elements are combined: Insecurity; immaturity and dependency. Mix these together, add the illusion of love and you cre ate a concoction more explo sive than dynamite. In the aftermath, the same questions always re main. Why do weak-minded men always try to control their women through vio lence? And why do the women they attract continu ously sacrifice their mental, emotional and physical well being at the altar of tempo rary financial stability? As a parent, the most The Power Of Choice We may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound or stop mov ing trains with our bare hands ; however, we all pos sess a power much greater than such animated acts of heroism. We have the power of choice. Choices, both good and bad are what shapes us and ultimately, shapes the world we live in. For example: what if Abraham Lincoln never chose to free the slaves? (I'll let you marinate on that a few seconds) or what if Henry Ford never chose to use his engineering skills to build an automobile? How about John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, and Rosa Parks? Each of these individual s made choices that have im pacted us in some way, shape or form. And these are only the famous ones we read about in books and see on television. Now, think about yourself and the choices you have made. How many times have you said, "If I could do it all over again?" Don't worry, I've also spoken these exact words but not without rec ognizing the bigger picture of my actions. The good thing about bad choices is that they will (eventually) teach us how to make good decisions. I can't tell you how many times I've read or seen stories in the news that end tragically. I al ways reflect on the situation and ask myself wha t would the outcome ha ve been if he/she had onl y tak e n a se c ond to make a better cho ice ? for their own J ovan :::D Belcher. Allowing themN selves to get more caught up o ..... in the muscularity of a man's N body and neglecting to pay any attention to what s going on in his brain. Sports commentator Bob Costas said that the Belcher incident is a case about gun control. That had he not had access to a gun, none of this would have ever happened. I strongly dis agree. As far as I'm concerned, it's more about self-control. Or more to the point, a lack of it. Belcher could have used any weapon and caused the same amount of damage. But if he would have stopped for a moment and thought long and hard before he acted, he ;n and his girlfriend would still be alive. And the mentioning c of his pame toda y would lead l> to an entirely different conversation. z Anyone wanting to con-:::! tact Clarence Barr can reach him at: Clarence r-m Barr, D, 43110-018; P. 0. c: Box 7007; Marianna, FL 1= 32447-7007. Reality On Ice is by the Florida Sentinel Bulletin Publishing Company. c: m r-Cii ::z:: m c If only they would have chosen to walk away or tell someone about their probm lem. I know, it sounds ele-< m mentary; like a peer-pressure <:::0 commercial on the Disney network, but you'd be surc! prised how something so m simple can make such a huge c impact. Have you ever heard l> adults speak on how parents Z shouldn't give children a 'choice in a matter'? They :::o may say, ''You're the parent. C You know what's best." Really, do we always? And if so, then when will a child know (for himself) how to niake good choices, as well as, the consequences of bad ones? Decision-making begins at a very early age. If you have kids you may hear their teacher constantly remind them to, "Make good choices." This is because the course of our lives depends on the choices we make. You may not have the power to change your past, but by making better choic es t o day, y ou have the power to change your future. R e ach Chambee Smith a t www. charnb eesm ith. c om. or The1author .me@ gmail.com. G') what he did, why he did it is at the center of everything, which makes humanity human. m However, the problem remains, why was the officer's humanity so shocking? Was it Cf his fault or ours that we forgot police are human, too? l>


c a: lL c z c c tn w :::) 1> Free College Awareness Session The deadline to get registered for the Fall College Awareness Session is Tuesday December 18, 2012. The free event will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, promptl y at 4 p m. at Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance, 9215 N Florida Ave., Suite 101, Room 5 There will be no late admittance. Parents of prospective college students as young as middle school are invited and encouraged to attend with the child. Among the presenters will be Kristin Thomas, Un i versity of Florida graduate ; Ryanne Rosier, currently attending University of Central Florida ; along with students from Florida Gulf Coast University, FAMU, USF, Miles College, Florida Atlantic University Howard University Liberty University, Florida Memorial University and more. Please RsVP to with the student's name, current school graduation date, parent s name and phone number and mailing address or email address. Or, call (813) 7323268. These 4 students participated in the first College Ses sion which was held at C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Branch li brary in December 2010. From left to right are: Jeff Belle, Jr., sophomore at FAMU; Kezia Gilyard, 2011 grad ofFAMU, who now works for the School District of Hillsborough County; Nina Zim mering, senio r at Howard University; and Shateera Belle, junior, Tampa Bay Tech High School. All 4 will be partici pating on 19th. Kelli Cook, a reporter for Central Florida 13 News, Or lando, shared her educational journey at FAMU with students last fall, with students who toured the campus. She is a co worker of Tiffany Greene. In the background is Karen Willis-Barrett, a teacher at Stewart Middle School, who has gone to visit schools with her three children on tours co ordinated by Dayle Greene. Medicaid Reimbursement 1 Increase Necessary For Floridians :J m :::) ll. z t= w ...1 ...1 :::) m ...1 w z t= z w tn c c a: 0 ...1 lL WASHINGTON, D.C. After years of resistance to the Affordable Care Act ( "ACA" ) b y Republican lead ership in the State of Florida, U. S. Rep. Kathy Castor announced recently that she has received reports that the state will not oppose an im-. portant ACA provision relat ing to increased reimbursements to primary care physicians treating Medicaid patients predom inatel y children, seniors and KATHY CASTOR U.S. CONGRESSWOMAN LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAWYER EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION WORKERS' COMPENSATION CIVIL SERVICE I UNION GRIEVANCE BANKRUPTCY -Chapter 7 ($500 & Up) 220 E. Mad1son Ste #1110 Tampa, Fl 33602 www.fordlawfirm.org (813) 223-1200 pregnant women Rep. Castor champi oned this provision for inclu sion into the ACA in July 2009 as a member of the En ergy & Commerce Commit tee, and has worked to ensure broad-based imple mentation because of its im portance to Florida families and their access to health care "The intent of the legisla tion was for the rate increase to be automatic, requiring no state act ion b y either the Legislature or the go vernor, but state officials appeared resistant until this week. I am encouraged that state officials from the gover nor' s office and the Legisla ture seem to now understand that families have great diffi culty finding a primary care docto r o r pedi a trician b e c ause the state paid them s o little. B y in c r e a sing M e d i ca i d r eimbursem ent rates, m o r e phys icia n s will b e willin g to treat these p a t ients and preg nant wome n c hildren a n d seniors wi ll b e abl e t o c o n t inue to see their current docto r s," she s aid. 12 Schools Among Recipients Of Funding For STEM Programs BY IRIS B HOLTO N Sentinel City Editor A dozen Hillsborough County Schools have been cho sen as recipients for STEM (Science, Technology, Engi neering, and Math) funding. Funding for the AP STEM Ac cess Program will be given to 8oo schools throughout the country. The schools in Hillsbor ough County are: King High .SChool, Durant High School Steinbr e nn e r Hi g h School, Plant High School Hill s bo r ough High School Ho wa rd W Blake High School Newsome High School Wharton High School Strawberry C r est High School Rob i nson High School Tampa Bay Technical High School, and Gaither High School. Each school will re ceive between $2 ,000 and $1o,ooo to promote its STEM Program. The program is targeting students traditionally under represented that includes fe males, African Americans Hispanic, Latino American Indian s and Alaska Nat i ve s who demonstrate strong academic potential to enroll and explo r e these areas of study The AP Program offers will ing and academically prepared high school students the op portunity to study at the col lege level, enabling them to develop the critical thinkin g skills necessary for college suc cess In man y case s, students did not tak e AP m ath and sci e n ce c our ses b eca us e they wer e not a v a ilabl e a t thei r s chools. I n oth e r cases, th e s chool s offered the c our ses, but min o ri ty a n d f e mal e stud e nt s did not partic ipate and th e diver si ty ofthose class r ooms fr equentl y did QOt reflect the diversity of th e school. 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Obama News -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------c Pres. Obama's Second Facts About President Inauguration Expected To Obama's Draw Smaller Crowds drugs. He also brought a responsible end to the ....., war in Iraq and brought N Osama bin Laden to jus-o WASHINGTON -Four years ago, President Barack Obama's swearing-in drew a record crowd to the National Mall. There were 1.8 million peqple eager to witness history: the country's first Black president taking the oath of office. Now, as Pres. Obama prepares for his secondterm kickoff, the capital is pre-occupied with a looming economic crisis, exit from war and a reshuffling in Congress. Ticket demand is lower. More muted inaugural celebrations are typical with every second presidential term. Perhaps Pres. Obama is a victim of his own historical significance. Perhaps it's a sign of how far the nation has come, some so years after the March on Washington that drew a multitude of people calling for civil and economic rights for African-Americans. Although inaugural planning and preparations are well under way, Pres. Obama' s advisers say they Wu your home in the FORECLOSURE PROCESS in 2009-2010, and was -,our mortgage loan seniced by ooe of the oompanies listed here? PRES. BARACK OBAMA aren't yet focusing on the swearing-in as they negotiate over the "fiscal cliff" automatic tax increases and budget cuts that will occur in January unless the White House reaches a compromise with Congress. Party planners haven't made even the most basic of announcements yet, such as who will serve on Pres. Obama's inaugural committee and how they will raise money. No plans are in the works for a star-studded concert like the one four years ago that kicked off the inaugural festivities. Amertcn s.nlclno Co. 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..... a: w m ::E w 0 w c Successful African American Male Forum Leads To Next Event BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Saturday, November 10th, members of the commuC nity responded to a request from 0: educators to attend the First U. African American Male Commu nity Forum. The event took place at Middleton High School. Lewis Brinson, Superin tendent of the Administration for the Hillsborough County Public School District in conJUncocm with other educators, hosted the "Let's Connect To Save Our Sons"Young Men's Forum. Brinson said the event was a huge success with more than educators participating, and 104 students were interviewed. The next step is to report to community as well as to hold a follow up forum with the par ticipants to share the next step. group also plans to expand to African American girls and conduct a similar forum. Brinson formed the Think Tank group earlier this year to Q find new methods to address a: problems. One of those issues u. 0 focused on the high rate of susZ pension and dropout rates < African American male students. c The forum is designed to be en a continuing effort to make rec ommendations to teachers, parIents, and the community on i:t fostering the support to improve w > the situation community-wide. Brinson further stated that the success of the male forum has resulted in the planning of a forum for young women. On Saturday, December 15th, the group of educators and community activists will assem ble at Middleton High School, 4801 N 22nd Street, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. This time, the group will host the "Save Our Daughters" Young Women's Forum. During the two-hour forum, the group is inviting pastors, members of their congregation and neighborhoods to attend. The educators are hosting the Think Tank to address problems young African American females are experiencing in school. The young women will have the same opportunity as the young men to discuss their likes and dislikes about school openly. "We want to hear from the kids instead of hearing from the adults. There are just too many young men being excluded, dropping out, and just not being successful. We just have to do more. This is the only way to en sure a better future," Brinson said. Other educators involved in the project are: Ms. Doretha Edgecomb, School Board member; Anthony Safchel,\ Area Leadership Director, Area VII Schools; Henry Washingc w :I: en :J m ::) D.. z i= w ...J ...J ::) m ...J w z i= z w en Beoause Sometimes you want options have Sunday 7.30am. 1 0 .00am, and 12.00pm (3 3838 N 29th Street II Tampa, FL 33610 a: 0813S.248E .6600 II (j ,.. .. ..J u. "Mar9's E>ab9 E>o_y" Not Your typical Clvistma.r .Prodiiction New Saint Matthew Mis6ional"9 f>aptiat: Church A Faz.gcrald Hall. Senior r a&tor -Drama Frida9, December 14 d. 7:00pm t 006 South 'otJ. Street Tampa. FL Ad.m-ton. &ins Someone withY ou ton, Area Leadership Director, Area IV Schools; Ms. Carolyn Hill, Principal, Just Elementary School ; Ross Anderson, Re source Teacher, Van Buren Mid dle School and Steinbrenner High School; Owen Young, Principal, Middleton High School; and Dallas Jackson, Principal, Martinez Middle School. MS. FONTAINE MARION Former Principal Dallas Jackson, left, Princi pal of Martinez Middle School, is shown with Owen Young, Principal of Middleton High School. rc--= r Among thoae attending the Save Our Sons Forum were from left to right: Jessie Salters, Blake High School, Rory Beauford, of Lennard High School, and Lewis Brinson, Assistant Superintendent of Administration, HiliBborough County Public School District. Ms. Sandra Sandifer, secretary, left, is shown with her principal, Ms. Carolyn Hill, of Just Elementary School at the event. More than 40 current and former educators attended the Save Our Sons Forum at Middleton High School last month Pastor Alfonzo & Min. 1jbai Broughton Wednesday. December 12th@. 7pm Thursday, Dacembar 13th l!l7pm Jerod Taylor's (!I..J f.IJ" 271 E 11th FL mii The Stage Play will be held @ The Center for Manifestation 3102 East lake Avenue T an.,a. Aorida 33805 Ak.:.,,;.,. 44


Tampa Senator Files Teen Hapes CaDIDIHniiV Will Help Her New Voting Bill Get TalnauuuralleadershiP SuDIDiit BY GWEN HAYES to represent my church famm TALLAHASSEE --The fact that some Florida voters had to stand in line for more than six hours to cast their ballots in the presidential election has prompted some blistering criticism of the state's voting process. Even Florida's new Senate President Don Gaetz was among the critics when he re cently said Floridians should not have to stand in line for six and seven hours to vote. He pointedly remarked, 'This isn' t a Third World country.' Now one of his colleagues, Sen. Arthenia Joyner, of Tampa, is proposing a simple idea that she thinks will help solve the problem of long lines. She has filed a bill that would expand early voting simply by restoring some of the options that Floridians used to have in the state' s old election law. The old law allowed 14 days of early voting. The Re publican-controlled Legislature passed a new law cutting that back to eight days. The old law allowed early voting on two Sundays before the election. The new law killed the second Sunday of voting. Sen. Joyne r s bill would ARTHENIA JOYNER State Senator also direct early voting to start 15 days before an elec tion. Current law sets the start date 10 days before the election. The bill would also require 12 hours of early voting each weekday and a total of 12 hours on the week-end Florida's current election law mandates at least six hours of voting a day. Florida's legislative ses sion starts next March. 26 Years Of Service Feed Our Children Ministries, Inc. P.O Box 280415 T1111pa, R. 33887 784-1021 Dlmena lona Of Faith Fellowahlp Invites you to our Woodmont Clubhou 415 Woodmont Drive Temple Terrace, FL Mth Special G...,.: All Nation Church "Motion of Praise" and Motlvdonal Speaker Bro Earl Gray Mt. Calvary Seventh Day Adwntla Church Sp::al Tllanb: M i n Janice Woodall Min. Roeetta Lofton Eldreu J C R i chardaon Sentinel Editor ily, intermediate family, most :z:J importantly God and myself," shecontinued. Destini R uss, a 17-year old Senior at Tampa Bay Tech High School, has her future nearly mapped out in the di rection she d like for it to go. After high school, she's looking forward to attending Spelman College; after which she'll join the United States Air Force as a commissioned officer. That'll give her oppor tunities to travel. Then, she hopes to become a Pediatric Surgical Physician, to help other people. DESTINI RUSS attend are invited to witness the ceremony on the National Mall. Destini's mother, Ms. Eunice Russ, a student at HCC said they are in need $2,500 for her to make the trip. Ms. Russ, a single par ent, said Destini is saving the money she's making from her part time job with MeDon. ald's. "We' ve sent out letters to a lot of people, including our church. I just hope she'll be able to go. An honor roll student who is taking honors classes, Destini is active in her school. She is a member of JROTC and Student Government. At her church St John Progres sive MB Church, she is Vice President of the Angelic Choir and President of the Youth Mission Board. ..... N ., r Right now, Destini would like for the community to help her get to Washington, D. C January 18-22, 2013 She ll be there for the Pre!iidential In augural Leadership Summit sponsored by Lead.America. General Coli n L. P o well, USA (Ret.) will be the keynote speaker. The invitation Destini re ceived said, In honor of your Academic Achievement and Leadership Ability and your commitment to our Nation's Democratic System of Gov ernment LeadAmerica cor dially inv i tes your participation ... She has a yo u nger sister, 0 Damani Russ and enjoys music, movies and shopping )> f o r shoes : en Destini was nominated by 3 a dministrators, but was the only person chosen from her school. The 5-day confere n ce takes place d u ring the histo ri c 2013 Presidential Inaugura tion and all the scholars who "My grades and leadership s u ccess have opened the door f o r me to travel to Washing t o n, D. C.," she said. "This is a o nce in a lifetime opportunity ST. Anyone wishing to donate to this ca u se may call (813) 408-9701. All monie s must be turned in by December 1 3 2012. 3401 25th Av.e Bishop Eddie Newkirk, Pastor Adult Donation: $10 Advance $15 At the door Children (6-12) : $3 At the door FOR IICKETS: llarle II Iller (813) 626-5601 .Bro. David Bell (813) 735-3980 ..._Sis. Grace (813) 210..3324 Open Cafe On 34th St. m z ::::t z m r aJ c: r r z ., c: aJ r iii ::::1: m 0 m < m -4 c: m en 0 )> z 0 ., :z:J 6 C) m cp )>


N ffi Greater Tampa Jaclllnd Jill Teens Giving Back To Communitv 0 w C The Teens of the Greater Education Foundation (9 a. m. 1 p m ) the Teens were visited by Hillsborough County School Board Member, Doretha Edgecomb. She addressed the Teens and thanked them for their community service. Tampa Chapter of Jack and c Jill of America, Inc. orga i:i: nized a second Pencil Dri ve" LL community service project The Pencil Drive raised 7,393 pencils, which more than doubled the am<;mnt of pencils received the previous year. All of the pencils were donated to the Hillsborough Teaching Tools and will be. used for Hillsborough County students. In addition to the "Pencil Drive," the Teens volunteered at the Hillsborough Education Foundation Teaching Tools where they sorted and packaged pencils. While working their shifts The event was chaired by Teen Community Service Chair, Jacqueline Blossom. Teens seated, left to right: Alec Estrill, Nolan Padgett, lmani Berrien, Houston Griffin, Kaia Floyd, Jacqueline Blossom, Community Service Chair. Standing, left to right: Sheila Padgett, Lead Teen Sponsor; Cameron Padgett, Brooke Parker, Tyra Johnson, Lea Estrill, Carolyn Johnson, Greater Tampa Chapter President; Ciara Holloman, Chelsea Chavers, Simeon Hill, and Deb Blossom, Teen Secretary. (Photo by BRUNSON) Visit us at www.theembassyinternationalchrlstiancenter.com Annual Relav For lite launches 2013 Kick on Event Panv BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Members of the East Tampa Relay For Life are in the plan ning stages for next year. The organization will host it kick off meeting on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at Middleton High School, in the cafeteria. Registration will begin at 6 p.m Each year, members of. Relay For Life East Tampa join forces with the American Cancer Societ y to host .this eve nt. Dur i n g the meeting, members of the community have an opportunity to become sponsor s, volunte e r s, or team p articipa nt s for th e event. The organization i s seeking corporate sponsors, churches, cancer survivors, and memb ers of th e community whos e liv es have been touched b y cancer. Anyone who is interested in helping spread the word about the kick-off event is encour aged to attend. Ms. Jacqueline CoffieLeeks, Chairperson for the event said, "The American Cancer Society has worked tirelessly to provide a variety of support and service-based programs to the Hillsborough County area, including the East Tampa Community. "For those cancer patients in need of transportation services to and from appoint ments, the R oad to R ecovery Program i s available. She further stated that the American Cancer Society offers support groups for MS. JACQUELINE COFFIE-LEEKS Event Chairperson those recovering from breast cancer with its Reach to R ecove r y program. She also said men diagnosed with prostate cancer can join the Man to Man support group. The Rel ay For Life East Tampa event will take place on May 3. It is the signature fundraiser of the year. Fund s raised during this event will help support research ed uca tion, advocacy and services. The event will focus on can cer survivors and other events during a 16-hour overnight period. Those taking part will have an opportunity to enjoy an evening of dancing, playing games, and other events to raise money to provide ser vices to cancer patients and their families. It also offers an opportunity for residents to remember those who lost the battle with cancer For more information contact Event Chairperson Jacquleline Coffie-Leeks, at jcleeks @ cdcnetwork com; or Lauren Oliver at (813) 319-5918; or laurenoliyer@-


Local Group Meets With Police Tallscuss West Tampa Business 1ec111e c According to African American business owners business was thriving along Main Street prior to the Re publican National Conven tion coming to town. However, with the added security because of the con vention, Black business own ers in West Tampa quickly saw their revenues disap pearing, and they blamed in creased police patrols for scaring away patrons. Last Thursday, represen tatives of the West Tampa Community Group met with Tampa Police District One Commander, Major Paul Driscoll, to address their concerns, and get to the root of the problems. The group had concerns about the black-owned busi nesses along Main Street, and said they had suffered close to $soo,ooo in losses since police patrols were in creased along Main Street," said Maj. Driscoll. "I told them we have to respond to complaints, and we have a responsibility to the people of West Tampa. What was going on that night was described as a festival in the streets. There were peo ple gathered in the middle of the street, openly drinking al cohol and dancing to music coming from the clubs and a restaurant. One of the business own ers, Bernard Jordan, com plained that the people gathering weren't as big a problem as the fact that they weren't spending any money patronizing any of the busi nesses. They were just gath ering to party in the street." Maj. Driscoll said they asked the group to prepare a list of proplems they felt offi cers were contributing to. "We will evaluate them and see what we can do to fix what we can. I think it was a perfect storm that this hap pened during the occupation of the Occupy Tampa group on Main Street and the RNC coming to town. "As far as the South Howard area is concerned, we take action there as well, and we make sure things are under control. We are aware of the public drinking along the streets in the area, but everything is complaint driven and when we get com plaints, we have to act on them." One of the citizens in at tendance at the meeting was DWIGHT BOLDEN Dwight Bolden, who said he has no problem with the police doing their job. "We welcome law en forcement to come into our community whenever they have to. We want them to protect us the same as they do other areas. "Our problem is they are here constantly, even if a complaint hasn't been made. There's nothing going on along Main Street right now, but the police are still active, and can always be seen sit ting in their cruisers in park ing areas between Howard Avenue and Albany Avenue." Bolden said what upset him and people in the com munity was that they were told that the increased police patrols were to protect citi zens during the RNC Con vention and the Occupy Tampa group's activities. "However, when the con vention was over and the Oc cupy Tampa group had left, the police were still there. We believe the police were never there to protect us inasmuch as they were there to monitor what was going on with the businesses on Main Street." Bolden said he believes this was a tactic to prepare West Tampa for the develop ers that will be coming in to get their hands on the rede velopment of the area. Once you have busi nesses closing down, and after you devalue an area, all that's left is for these out siders to come in and take over. "If it weren't for a group of concerned citizens, the tac tic would have been successful. But, thanks to the Tampa Police Department and Councilman Frank Reddick, we feel we are finally being heard, and some things are happening." Bolden, and others at the meeting, felt things began to turn bad for the business owners immediately after a (') m ride-a-long Councilwoman m Yolie Capin had with =c Tampa Police. "I want it made clear that :u I never made a complaint :-I about what I saw during the ride-a-long. I actually wanted to walk and mingle with the people, but when I heard what sounded like gunshots, I changed my mind. "I can't say it was actually gunshots, because it really sounded like firecrackers at the time. But I saw people re acting to the sound, and they started leaving the area." Councilwoman Capin said she doesn't appreciate being made the scapegoat for the problems the business owners are enduring, and again says police presence in any area is complaint driven. "I don't know why people stopped going on Main Street after that, and I really have no explanation for why there ., has been a big drop in busi0 ness along that strip." :!! "It was just a coincidence that things happened the en night I had the ride-a-long that might have contributed :::! to the increased police pres-Z m ence, but it wasn't because of ,anything I did or said." m c r r m :::! z c m r--07 N. Nabraaka Ava. Tantpa. FL 33803 c;; :I: m c Phone (81 3) 237-6871 \18 SPLASH JUICE 640Z. $199 m < m :u -< -4 c m en c )> z c


. i Local i IYF Hall 01 Fame Induction w 0 w c The inductees are: Comido Smith, San Antonio, Texas, Deb Smith, Derry, New Hampshire, Jim Brown, Naperville, Illinois; George Reily, Lacey, New Jersey; Antony "Pops" Vieira, South Attleboro, Massachusetts; Orlando Gudes, Tampa; Timothy Kanavel, Tucson, Arizona; Freddy Saldana, Oak Grove, California and William Tandy, Detroit, Michigan. AYF President, Joe Galat is on the far right. Tampan Orlando Gudes was among the (American Youth Football) AYF Hall of Fame Class of 2012 honored this week. The induction ceremony was held Wednesday evening, December 5, 2012, in Orlando at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in the Sand Lake Room. c a: The Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed upon an AYF Administrator or Coach The inductees have worked with youth for 25 years or more. LL 0--------------------------------------------------------------Volunteers Needed For FYI Christmas oav Breakfast w :::l tWomen of Many Hats Ministry will be serving w Christmas Day Breakfast to Gj the homeless and people in 0 need on December 25, 2012. W This is their 5th annual event. Volunteers are needed from :J 6 a. m. until 11 a. m. at St. f:D Vincent De Paul, 384 15th St. No., St. Petersburg. z Volunteers are needed in the areas of set-up, experienced cooks and food servers, dining ..J room attendants and utility ffi persons, licensed hair stylists _. and barbers, security and crowd control, vendors and vendor assistants, photogra Z pher, musician and disc jock ey and administrative assis c( tants. 9 For additional information or to volunteer, contact _. Janice Mitchell decorated the Christmas tree at St. Vincent De Paul for last year's Christmas Day Breakfast. Juanita Westley, founder, at www.womhministcy.com or call (813) 531-3356. LL ,---------------------1st Annual Denustrv From TheHean. T. Merrell Williams, DMD, presents the 1st Annual Dentistry From the Heart event on Friday, December 14, 2012. The event is being held in conjunction with United Concordia. Free dental care for patients in need will be offered to the first 100 patients or as many patients as possible until 2 p. m. Patients will be seen on a first comer /first served basis and may choose a cleaning or extraction. Patient must be 18 years old. Please arrive early and dress appropriately for the weather. For additional information, call (813) 354-8707, or visit the website: www,den tistxyfromthebeart.on:. Charltv Clothes Closet Harram Temple No. 23, Inc., Prince Hall Shriners (PHA) and volunteers will be distributing new and used donated clothing and shoes for adults and children from the Charity Clothes Closet on Saturday, December 15, 2012, 9 a. m. 1 p m. The Clothes Closet will be at the 29th Street Open Air Market, 3601 N. 29th St. (33605). The items will be available for anyone in need : For questions or additional information, please contact Noble Henry Segar (813) 546-6479 PP Ronnie Souter (813) 379-0794, or noble Darrell Thomas 625 1536. Nobl e Byron Johnson is Illustriou s Potentate In The SpOtlight ALICIA This week's Spotlight shines on Alicia, a successful businesswoman and community volunteer. Alicia is the owner of Jazzy Jewels, and has recently opened a bigger and better location that will not only allow her to expand her services, but allow others to use the space for events. Alicia says her favorite stars are Kimora and Beyonce, and her hobbies are shopping, swimming, and dancing. She's also an avid fitness person who believes in working out dally. The man in Alicia's life must be loyal, driven, and have ambitions. Congratulations to Alicia as this week's Spotlight feature. 3209'-'1 N. 22ND ST. MAKEOVER SALON TAMPA, FL 33605 -.a tWHday Sprook ... Starting 0 $30.00 Call For Appointment 813.359.3129 COLORS HIGHLIGHTS MANICURES & PEDICURES & MUCH MORE ... BEST PRICES IN TAMPA BAY


Killing Them Softly -Brad Pitt stars as a hit man hired to track down 3 guys who robbed a Mob card game. Could have been better if the movie didn't have so much unnecessary cursing. Made $8M. (Budget $15M).*** Life Of Pi An India teenager who survives a disaster at sea finds himself stuck on a boat with a hyena, monkey and a Bengal tiger. This is a true adventure of life or death. Excellent! Mustsee! Which story do you be lieve? Made $48M. (Budget $120M). *** Silver Lining Playbo.ok A romantic comedy-drama about a husband (Bradley Cooper) going crazy after finding out his wife cheated on him. His dad (Robert De Niro), Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games) and Chris Tucker try to bring him back to sanity. Very.good love story. Made $10M. (Budget $21M).**** Red Dawn -An American city awakens to the sight of Korean soldiers invading the U. S. Wait for DVD. Not believable. Made $31M. (Budget $65M). ** Rise Of The Guardians -When the evil spirit launches an assault on Earth, the Guardians (Santa Claus, Easter Bunny, Jack Frost, etc.) team up to protect the children. Only kids will love this movie. Made $48M. (Budget $145M). **112 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt. 2 Bella (Kristen Stewart) awakes as a vampire after having a newborn daughter. She later learns that the Volturi Organization is coming to kill the baby and her husband, Edward (Robert Jacob (Taylor Latner) and the Cullen family must seek help to save the baby. Very good fight scene at the end. Enjoyed it. Must-see! Still No. 1 at Box Office. Made $254M. (Budget $12oM). **** Skyfall -James Bond (Daniel Craig) brings the pain for 2 hours/25 mins. in this action/thriller. This time, the villain is coming after the agency. Made $245M. (Budget $2ooM). **** Flight -Denzel Washington stars as a pilot with a substance abuse problem, who has to land a damaged plane. Don Cheadle had a good role in this drama. Must-see! Made $81M. (Budget $31M). **** Wreck-It-Ralph-An old school video game character attempts to shed his bad guy image by escaping to another game. Well-written. Excellent for kids and adults. Enjoyed it! Made $158M. (Budget $165M).*** Cloud Atlas (2012) -Tom Hanks and Halle Berry star in this 3 hour epic film about how the actions of people throughout the past, present and future impact one another. Sounds confusing, but you have to check it out, if you have time. Made only $26M. (Budget N/A). Paranormal Activity 4 -There' s nothing new in this fourth version of a ghost haunting anther family. The ending was pretty good, but the story needed more action. Made $42M. (Budget $5M). *** Alex Cross -Tyler Perry plays a cop on the hunt for a hired killer called "The Butcher." It's hard seeing Perry go from comedy to action. "The Butcher" (Matthew Fox) saved this movie with the way he was killing his victims. Made $19M. (Budget $35M).*** Argo -Ben Affleck stars in and directed this true story about six U. S. workers trapped in Tehran after the militants seized control of the U. S. Embassy. Affleck had to figure out a way to get them out. A 2nd winner for Affleck (he directed The Town). Made $10oM. (Budget $44M). **** Sinister -A father (Ethan Hawke) comes across a gruesome home movie in his attic and realizes when he plays the move, the monster comes from the movie into his house. The monster wants the kids. Very creepy and disturbing. Definitely, not for kids. Made $47M. (Budget $3M). ***112 Seven Psychopaths -A writer I director (Colin Ferrell) sets out to audition seven psychopaths for his movie. He soon realizes the psychos are closer to him than he thinks. A well-written, Pulp-Fiction-type movie. Made $14M. (Budget $15M). **** Pitch Perfect-A freshman college student (Anna Kendrick) is forced by her dad to join the acappella team on campus. The semi-musical was very good. Made $62M. (Budget $17M). **** Taken 2-Brian Mills (Liam Neeson), the retired CIA agent and his ex-wife are taken by the father of the kidnapper he killed rescuing his daughter. The first Taken film was a classic, but this movie was still good. Good spy scenes with daughter. Must-see! Made $137M. (Budget $45M). **** WILL JUSTICE PREVAIL!! ATTEND COURT COME SUPPORT KRUNKMAN THIS TUESDAY DEC. 11TH 2012@ 1:30PM COURTROOM #33 901 E. TWIGGS ST. TAMPA, FL FOR FREE PARKING CALL 813-850-7170 "The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself" BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Taylor reminds Thomas _that his recent inheritance makes him the majority shareholder of N the company ; Thomas flaunts his power at Forrester Creation s, much to Rick s chagrin ; Hope se nses that there is something Car oline knows and is not telling her. 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Carly seeks comfort from Todd. Patrick wants to join Sabrina when she hits up Todd to underwrite the Nurse's Ball. YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Victor and Nikki endure unwelcome guests, while Billy plans a surprise for Victoria. "11 Adam's attempts to calm Sharon have an explosive consequence b while Jack s downward spiral continues. ::0 HOROSCOPES Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)Your logic spreads. Rise to m z :::! z m r-aJ c: rr m -4 z the occasion. You may respectfully disagree with an opinionated person. Pay back a favor, after paying bills. Celebrate an attractive "U person's loyalty. ; Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)-Someone has a great idea r about renovating your home. Consider options privately. You have Cii the skills required. Continue to check off the list. If traveling, conffi sider comfort first. C Aquarius (Jan. 2o-Feb.18)-Confer with your team. Postpone travel for now ... stay with the group. You get more if you act m quickly. Others find you fascinating. Enlist help with subtle bribes. Pisces 19-M'arch 20) Simplify matters. A crazy -4 scheme could work, but don't start a new project yet. Physical ef:ii fort helps clarify your thinking. Love hits you like a feather. Disrupt the status quo. Aries (March 21-Apri119)Okay, you can shop now ... don't overspend from guilt. Keep it light. Others ask your advice. Reaffirm a commitment. Get your message out. Accept a grand soC cial invitation. Taurus (April2o-May 20) -Your dream is in action. Create c flexible structures, and don't forget a deadline. While reason and emotion argue to a standstill, romance hovers nearby. Look for hidden resources. Gemini (May 21-June 20)You're gaining skills Be watch ing for a need to fill, and stay respectful to folks who feel strongly. There's a serendipitous meeting. It's a safe bet. Make a wish. Cancer (June 21-July 22)-Completing old tasks pays best, so decrease obligations. Take care of a friend. Supply the food. You can find what you need nearby. You' re admired for sticking to your standards. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Stillness is restful. Balancing pow ers and keeping your word is essential. Get cleaning out of the way. You're attracting more attention. Hold on to whatever you've gained. Consider all possibilities. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)-An old friend can help you make a dream real. Think about it. You have plenty ofluck. Delegate to a perfectionist Find another way to cut costs. Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) Naturally, you're in the middle of the controversy. A bonus boosts self-esteem Devote yourself to the task. Private meetings are best. Don't fret a temporary setback. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Physical effort works today. Spend time outdoors. Make a new connection. Increase vigilance; m you get through where others fail. Postpone travel and i mpulsiveness. Stick to work it's profitable. :i>


i Entertainment ,.: ffi Ja111e Fao cannr11s VlllalnRale In The Amazing Splder-lan2' 0 w c ( a: I.L In an exclusive interview Jamie Foxx confirmed that he will be taking on the vil lainous role of Max Dillon/Electro in the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Foxx has been negotiat ing his role in the film since rumors began to circulate after the Academy-Award winner that he dressed up as Electro for Halloween. In addition to Foxx, ac tors Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Shaielene Woodley and Dan DeHaan are also confirmed for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 film due out in theaters May 2014. Oprah Wlntrev Mav No Longer Be The Richest Black woman In The World Nigerian philanthropist fashion designer and oil ty coon Folorunsho Alakija ii: was recently on Forbes' list I.L of Africa's 40 richest people. C At number 24, Forbes mag :i azine put her worth at $6oo million 0 According to Ventures ffi Africa, Forbes may have ::> missed a large amount of tAlakija's wealth when they were calculating. Folorun sho Alakija might be worth W over $3 3 billion. That is fil more than Oprah Win :::1: frey's fortune of $2.7 bil cn lion. :::::i m In 1 993 Alakija was given an oil block by former z w ..J ..J ::> m ..J w z FOLORUNSOALAJaJA head of state General Ibrahim Babangida. Unlike many others that received similar holdings, Alakija chose not to sell. Instead she held on to her rig and part nered, maintaining a 6o per cent hold of her oil block Famfa Oil. z w en a: 0 ..J I.L < I "1:1' .... SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15,.201 9 P. M .. -1 A. M. Tampa LeHer Carriers' Hall 3003 W. Cypress St. Tampa, FL -This is a BYOB & BYOF Affair Tickets: $15.00 The alack & Gold Dance is sponsored by the IHftWfUII W. Bloke High School Athletic Booster All proceeds will benefit the Athletic Depo At Howard W. Bloke High School. **Set-Ups Will Be Sold **Door Prizes Will Be Given Away W. "" to s ,.. threll Bavonc6'Dannhatr Releasing law Music Soon BEYONCE Beyonce reportedly plans to release new music before her Super Bowl performance in February. In a recent interview singer-songwriter TheDream revealed that Bey once is definitely" planning to release new music before the February 3rd Super Bowl performance. "She's got her stuff going, The-Dream added. She took the summer to start recording, and now she's in a place where she's ready to start gearing up to reveal her plan." MJ's 'Bad' Jacket, Costumes Sold Atlucdon LOS ANGELES Cos tumes worn by Michael Jackson commanded hun dreds of thousands of dollars at auction and Lady Gaga was among the collectors. Gaga tweeted Sunday that she bought 55 pieces in the sale administered by Julien s Auctions and said she plans to keep the items archived and expertly cared for in the spirit and love of Michael Jackson, his bravery and fans worldwide. Auctioneer Darren Julien said the j acket Jackson wore duri ng his B ad tour fetched $240 ,000 Two of Jackson's c rystal-en crusted glo v es sold for more than $ 1oo,ooo each as did other j ackets and perform ance costumes The auction featuring the colle c tion of Jackson' s long time costume designers Dennis Tompkins and Michael Bush raised more than $5 million. Some pro ceeds benefited Guide Dogs of America and Nathan Adel son Hospice of Las Vegas. Jav-z Releases Barclavs Center oocumentarv Jay-Z has released a 24minute video documentary abou t his eight concerts which opened the new Bar clays Center in h i s home town of Brooklyn, New York. Where I'm From : JAY Z Barclays Center Documen tary features the iconic rap per preparing for the shows, discussing how he initially got involved with the build ing of the Center and own ing a piece of the Nets franchise. It also features Jay-Z tak ing the subway like a normal person (where an elderly woman asks him if he s fa mous ) and his wife Beyonce's in the final show. The rap -per chose JAY-Z the perfect day to release the documen tary; on his 42nd birthday. It seems like Beyonce won't be that far behind Jay with her upcoming docu mentary set to debut in Feb ruary on HBO Tom Jovner Pledges To Pav Student loan 01 Deceased Student The tragic story of Ella Edwards, the grieving 61-year-old mom who started a Change.org petition to have her deceased son, Jermaine's $10,800 student loan forgiven. Here is a great update to this story: Tom Joyner has pledged to pay the loan on Edwards' behalf. Edwards recently ap peared on the "Tom Joyner Morning Show," telling lis teners about her situation. (A. transcript of the show is available on BlackAmeri caWeb.com ) Edwards said her son died at the age of 24 of what has been de e med natural causes. There had bee n a life policy (opened in 1986) but he died on March 9 2009, six days after the final payment on her policy So th e insurance Jermaine Edwards will have his student loans paid by Tom Joyner. company refused to pay, she said. Edwards has been pay ing the debt but occasionally, the payment is late. She will call the loan administra tors The National CoLeague Trust First Marblehead out of Boston Massachusetts, she said to give them advanced warning but the y still call to collect. COME PARTY WITH US AT HOLLYWOOD NITES 813.254.7114 FOR MORE INFO OR TABLE RESERVATIONS


ntertainment ::D Fuuees Rapper Pras Sues Director Considering Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti issues and Lauren Hill's tax troubles, it was only a matter of time before Pras got in on the legal struggle, too. The third member of the Fugees is suing a director for $70,000+ in money the rapper/producer says he put down a few years ago out o f his own pocket to create a documentary about being al legedly kidnapped by Somali pirates According to legal docs filed Monday P .ras hired Marshall Tyler back in 2009 to direct a documentary film called Paper Dreams" about the rapper's real-lif e, death-defying incident with pirates off the East African coast. In the suit, Pras claims he was "taken captive" by Somali pirates sometime in 2009 however multiple reports say Pras, and his film crew, merely witnessed the famous capture of the Maersk Alabama in April2009. According to his lawsuit, Pras says he put up $7ok of his own money to cover film ing and travel expenses -but says after the footage was shot, Marshall failed to hand it over Swizz Beatz Buvs 150 Copies 01 Alicia Kevs' New Album Alicia Keys' Girl On Fire album d ropped last Tuesday (Nov. 27), and Beatz is responsible for a portion of her record sales for the week. Swizzy showed his lady the ultimate sign of support by going out and buying 150 copies of her new album. The super producer admit ted to being a fan of his wife via Twitter. "Ok I might get stan of the year award! So what! I just got 150 copies to give out 2 fans." Girl On Fire, Keys' fifth studio album, is expected to sell between 15o,ooo175,000 copies in its first week. Although a major drop from her fourth release The Element of Freedom which moved 417,000 units in a week, the numbers are re spectable by today's sales standards. The New York na tive may deth. rone Rihanna who is currently in the No. 1 spot on Billboard after her Unapologetic album sold nearly 240,000 last week. No matter the figures, one thing Keys can be thankful for is her supportive husband. "I swear I love this man with all of me!" she wrote. Janet Jackson Appears In PSI For World AIDS Dav Marvin Gave's Son Savs Rock Star Plavinu His aJ Dad would Be wrong' JANET JACKSON MARVIN GAYE And LENNY KRAVITZ Janet Jackson speaks on HIV and AIDS in America and how over 1 million Americans are infected with the HIV dis ease and one in five don t even know it. Jackson stresses getting tested and says, 1et's end AIDS together." December 1st marks the cel ebration of World AIDS Da y each year. The day is dedicated to bringing awareness of t he AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of the HIV infection. World AIDS Day "is an op portunity for people world wide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their Sl,lp port for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died," according to WorldAIDSDay.org. Lenny Kravitz an-nounced recently that his next major ro l e would be playing Motown legend, Marvin Gaye on the big screen. The film will reportedly focus on Gaye's "late career when he lived in the United Kingdom and was batt lin g financial difficulty and alco holism. Gaye's son, however is not thrilled about the biopic and wants Lenny Kravitz to walk away from the project. Marvin Gaye, III said, "The producers and directors of this film are very wrong and shameful ... [They're] trying to do a film about a low period in his life. They don't even know the whole story." Marvin, III, who is child-Hennessy YS Goose, Ciroc -All FlavorsGrey Goose, Ciroc Courvoisier VS $4999 1.75 Seagram Gin/Vodka hood friends with Kravitz, says he's shocked the Hunger Games star signed on to the project because it will focus the darker side of hi s father s life. Sexual Healing, the work ing title of the film ; will re portedly focus on Marvin' s life in the 1980s when he bat tled drug abuse and depres sion, before his father shot and killed him in 1984. Marvin's son says he and 0 Kravitz were schoolmates ::IJ and remain friends to this day, so he wants to "talk to tn him about why he would do this." ::j Marvin, III says he and Z other family members are p! meeting with lawyers to try to aJ stop production. Kinky Hypnotiq *1899 Courvoisier S2299 Remy YS S2299 r !:!l z ., c: aJ r u; :::t m c m < m -4 c: m en c )It z c ::IJ c New Amsterdam Gin/Vodka Grey Goose 2 ef 200 ML $1899 1.75 Hennessy 2 of 200 ML .......-GeodTimt Liquor :--OlE Furniture s Hillsltorough Aft. Htnllock C.si1t


N ffi Chiefs' Belcher Spent m Night Out Before Murder-Suicide c a: u.. JOV AN BELCHER Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend and later himself after he spent the previous night in an enter tainment district and slept at the apartment of another woman, witnesses told police. The events could explain C why Belcher got into an a: argument with Kasandra u.. Perkins, the mother of their 3-month-old child, that pre c( ceded the murder suicide. Five hours before he shot c Perkins, Belcher was ques cn tioned by police when he was reported sleeping in a car out1side the other woman's apart it ment, police said Tuesday. w Police responded to a suspi Gj cious vehicle call about 2:50 0 a.m at an apartment complex w near downtown Kansas City, :::1: Missouri, where they found Belcher dozing in the car, m Sergeant Darin Snapp :::l said. a. Officers woke him up and asked what he was doing, w Snapp said. :::j Belcher said he was wait :::l ing for his girlfriend to come m home and didn't have the ..J door code number so he could w z not go inside, Snapp said. i= Belcher then called someone ffi on his cell phone and about en that time a woman came to c( the door of the apartment and 9 waved him in, Snapp said. a: Witnesses who live in the 0 ..J apartment told police later u.. that Belcher went to sleep there and at his request they woke him up at 6:30 a.m. so he could get to a Chiefs' team meeting by 9:30 a.m, Snapp said. Belcher returned to his home in Kansas City he shared with Perkins, 22, and the couple's 3-month-old daughter, police have said. The couple got into an argument and at 7=50 a.m. police responded to a call from the house and found Perkins shot dead in the master bed room. Belcher's mother. was at the house at the time of the shooting After the shooting Belcher kissed his wounded girlfriend on the forehead, kissed his daughter and apol ogized to his mother. Belcher fled in his Bentley to the practice facility, where he encountered Chiefs' General Manager Scott Pioli and other Chiefs' staff in the parking lot, police have said. Belcher then stepped out of his car with a handgun point ed at his head and said, "I did it, I killed her," Snapp said. Pioli tried to persuade Belcher to drop the weapon. Head coach Romeo Crennel arrived on the scene and also tried to talk Belcher out of hurting himself, police said. Private Memorial SeiVIce Planned For Belcher In IC KANSAS CITY, Mo. Members of the Kansas City Chiefs dressed in suits and ties after practice Wednesday and boarded a series of buses to attend a memorial service for Jovan Belcher, their teammate who was involved in a murder-suicide over the weekend The team moved up its practice schedule so that players could attend the 2 p.m. service at Landmark International Deliverance and Worship Center, a short drive from the team s practice facili ty Veteran offensive lineman Ryan Lilja said he hoped the memorial would provide some closure for the Chiefs, who will try to win their second straight game Sunday at Cleveland. Kobe Becomes Youngest To Reach 30,000 Points At 34, Kobe Bryant is the youngest to ever reach 30,ooo points. NEW ORLEANSKobe Bryant has become the youngest player in NBA histo ry to eclipse 30,000 career points and only the fifth over all to hit that mark. Bryant entered the elite scoring club during the first half of the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the New Orleans Hornets. He arrived in New Orleans 13 points short, and scored his 13th and 14th points on a short jumper with 1:16 to go in the first half. Because the basket came in the flow of play, there was hardly any reaction on the court as Bryant and his team mates ran back on defense. Bryant is 34. Wilt Chamberlain was 35 when he hit the mark, Kareem Abdui-Jabbar and Karl Malone were each 36 and Michael Jordan was 38. Nille Unveils lobe Brvanrs latest Sneaker KOBEBRYANf While most superstar bas ketball players wear simply a signature sneaker, Kobe Bryant rocks the "Kobe 8 System." Nike has unveiled their latest shoe designed specifically for Bryant and it contains the advanced tech you should expect.to find in the 4-time NBA champion's latest kicks. The Kobe 8 System is touted as being built on four pil lars; speed precision, vision and versatility. The result is the LA Lakers' lowest and lightest sneaker to date, weighing in at 9.6 ounces in a men's size nine. The snakeskin print is a homage to Kobe's nickname, the Black Mamba, as well as a nod to 2013 being the year of the snake in the Chinese calendar. Allen Iverson's Atlanta Mansion Foreclosed And Up For Auction ALLEN IVERSON'S MANSION Allen Iverson broke many ankles in the NBA, but can t catch a break when it comes to his finances. An Atlanta mansion the former NBA All-Star and MVP owns has been foreclosed and is being put up for auction. The home, which Iverson purchased back in 2010 for $4.5 million in 2010, was sold at auction on December 4th. According to records, A.I. defaulted on his mort-gage payments and the prop erty was foreclosed. The only way Iverson will be able to save his ATL crib, and all of its contents, from being sold was if he pays for it in all cash. But considering the VA native with the famed money troubles is in the midst of a bitter divorce and hasn't been dropping buckets on any pro basketball courts, that seems highly unlikely. Here's The Air Jordan DB Since Michael Jordan signed with Nike at the beginning of his illustrious career, his signature Air Jordan shoes have redefined the world of athletic footwear. Signature sneakers are now a major part of an athlete's global brand, and they also help change the course of casual fashion. Every release of a new version of the Jordans is a bas ketball event. Nike and Jordan Bra,nd released their latest incarnation, the Jordan XX8 (aka 28, for those of you don't recognize both Roman and Arabic numerals in the same construction) at an event in New York City. As you can see in the photo above it's a bold design that's already generating controversy. From the outside, the sneaker looks something like a rain zipper that encloses entire inside. Underneath, however, the dominant color is a distinct neon green. The shoes, devised by legendary Nike designer Tinker Hatfield over the course of two years, retail for a cool $250 and made their NBA debut on Tuesday night when .Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder plays against the Nets in Brooklyn. Nets' Wallace Fined $5,000 For Second Violation 11 Nil's And-FIOIIing PoliCJ The NBA has fined Nets forward Gerald Wallace $5,000 for his second viola tion of the league's anti-flopping policy on Wednesday. Wallace's first warning came last week and he clear ly didn't learn his lesson, as both of his flops came on remarkably similar plays. GERALD WALLACE


WKU Football Coach Willie Tauuan Elusive On Interest In USF Job WILLIE TAGGART Kentucky University head football coach Willie Taggart deflected reports day about any possible inter est in the South F1orida head coaching job. Taggart has been linked to contact with representa tives from USF. The Bulls are seeking a replacement for Skip Holtz, fired Sunday after a 3-9 season. USF officials and Taggart were in New York on night to attend the National Football Foundation's annual awards banquet. asked by reporters about his job status, Taggert said, "Just like it was in the regular sea son, I don't talk about any other job than the one I have. The one I have is Tiger Tops lists Of Most Searched Athletes In 2012 TIGER WOODS After spending two years at No.2, Tiger Woods has reclaimed the top spot on Yahoo's list of most searched athletes, part of their annual Year in Review. Woods fell short in 2011 and 2010, falling to boxer Manny Pacquiao and driver Danica Patrick respectively. Top Searched Athletes On Yahoo! In 2012: 1. Tiger Woods 2. Maria Sharapova 3. Peyton Manning 4 Danica Patrick 5 Amanda Beard 6. TimTebow 7 Jeremy Lin 8. Anna Kournikova 9. Lolo Jones 10. Serena Williams Woods, who last claimed No 1 in 2009, tops the list after three PGA Tour wins and rising to as high as No.2 in the Official Golf Rankings this season. Flovd Mavweather Jr. Plans Two 2013 Fights Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight at least twice in 2013. Floyd Mayweather Jr. could make his long-antici pated return to the ring with two fights in 2013. "Floyd has told us that he is fighting twice in 2013 with the first date being May 4, and the second date being Sept. 14." Leonard Ellerbe, says both fights will be in Las Vegas, but what isn't known yet is who Mayweather will fight. A bout against Manny Pacquiao has been the most requested matchup in boxing in recent years, but there are no indications that either of Mayweather's 2013 fights will be against the Filipino. RG3's Jarsav, Cleats Headed To HaiiOIFama ROBERT GRIFFIN ill ASHBURN, VARobert Griffin III already has a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On the Hall collected the grassand dirt stained burgundy jersey and cleats worn by Griffin when he set the NFL single-season record for yards rushing by a quarterback in the Redskins win over the New York Giants. Griffin ran five times for 72 yards in the 17-16 victory Monday night, giving him 714 yar ds on the season and topping the mark of 706 set last year by Cam Newton. Parcv Harvin Placed On lniurad Reserve, Dona For season PERCY HARVIN The Minnesota Vikings have shut down wide receiver Percy Harvin for the remainder of the 2012-2013 season. The Vikings announced Harvin's move to injured reserve night, just over a month after tearing a ligament in his ankle in week 9's loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Harvin will finish the season with 62 receptions for 677 yards and three touch down grabs. The loss looms especially large for the Vikings, who have struggled developing a consistent aerial threat in Harvin's absence despite being out for the past three games, Harvin remains the Vikings' leading receiver. lues Still In The Hunt For A Plavon Spot c m (') m 3: rJJ If there's one thing you can count on, it's that you can't predict how an NFL season is going to tum out. This season, for example, started off with the same big named teams at the top as in seasons past. However, near ing the end of the regular season, the topsy-turvy world of professional football has again thJ,"own everything into a huge dryer to be sorted out later. The Tampa Bay Buccan eers, coming off two straight losses, are still in the hunt for a wild-card berth, and on Sunday, they will play host to the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles (3-9) were pro-m jected as the elite of the :a league at the beginning of the .:"" season, but since they have suffered tremendously. Michael Vick has been replaced as the starting quar terback, and it appears head coach Andy Reid, along with Vick, won't be a part of the organization next season The Buccaneers under first year head coach, Greg Schiano, have perf ormed well above expecta tions, and although they have suffered injuries at key posi tions, they have managed to keep pace with the NFC South. Kickoff is at 1 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium. "T1 r GabbV Douglas: AIIIOSI Quit Gv11nastics' 0 c )> C/) m z Having moved far from home to train for the Olympics, Gabby Douglas told her mother when she was 15 years old that she was ready to throw in the towel, move home, and "ge t a job at Chick-Fil-A. Douglas texted her mother, gymnastics is not my passion anymore." In her new memoir, Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith, Douglas reveals that she just wanted to be a normal teen. She had moved away from her Virginia Beach home at the age of 14 to train in Des Moines, Iowa with renowned gymnast trainer Liang Chow. Only after a talk with older brother John did Douglas decide to keep training in lowa. Along with homesickness, Douglas discusses the painful absence of her father and the racism she faced during her time training in Virginia Beach. She noted that her father, Air Force :::i z m r rJJ c: r r z "'0 c: rJJ r c;; :I: m c GABRIELLE DOUGLAS < m Staff Sgt. Timothy -t c: Douglas, was not as supm portive as he portrayed to the media which caused resentment )> Douglas also discusses z being a victim of racial bulC lyiiig from past teammates :B and even coaches. She c claimed she was told in front of teammates that she needed a nose job by one of her coaches. Gabby Douglas' memoir Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith was set to be released December 4th.


f unerals/Memoriams c -a: LL. c z c( 0 f/) w :l 1w > w 0 w ::r::: f/) :::i ID :l D. z ...J ...J :l ID ...J w z t= z w f/) C a: 0 ...J LL. c( I 00 ,.... Aikens MR. JAMES FOWLER 'JIM' Homegoing services for Mr. James Fowler "Jim," of Tampa, who passed away Sat urday, December 1, 2012, will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Nassau Church of Christ, 1312 W. Nassau St., Minister Andrew Atkison, pastor, with Bro. Ronnie Moorer, eulogist. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. James Fowler was born February 28, 1925, in Tampa, to the late James Fowler and Andrea Valdez Fowler. He was a member of Jesus House Church. James was an electrician and worked many years for the Rockefeller family. He also was the sparring partner to Sugar Ray Robinson when he lived in New York City. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by: 2 sons, Sherman Moorer and Cernet Jeffery Moorer. He leaves to cherish his loving memories with: his wife, Annie G. Fowler; children, Adrienne Jacobs (Robert Wright), and Ronnie Moorer, Sr. (Gloria); grandchildren, Sherman Moorer, Jr., Leticia Moorer (Brian), and Kishia Moorer (Bobbio); Sharie Moorer (Brunell), April Speights (Desmond), Darielle, Cariette and Carlette Moorer, Nikki Jackson, Ronnie, Jr., Amy and Vanessa Moorer; aunt, Rosa of California; and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins including, Johnny and Lacy Campbell of Tampa, and Altamese Banks of New York; and other sorrowing relatives and friends. The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, December 7, 2012, from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 5-6 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MARY SHERMAN We love you and miss you. From, grandkidS, kids, and great grandson, Anthony The III. MR. SAMUEL MORRIS GILMORE, SR. Homegoing services for Mr. Samuel Morris Gilmore, Sr., of Tampa, who passed away, Thursday, November 29, 2012, will be held Saturday,. December 8, 2012, at 2 p. m. at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel, 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Rev. Cornelius Golden, officiating. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Samuel Morris Gilmore, Sr. was born May 16, 1951, in Cameron, South Carolina, to the late Cyrus Gilmore, Sr. and Daisy B. Gilmore. Samuel was a United States honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Navy. Samuel loved to go fishing, doing yard work, watching football and debating anything you would want to talk about. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by: his parents; and niece, Tamara Mullins. He leaves to cherish loving and fond memories with: his devoted wife, Edith Gilmore; children, Samuel Gilmore, Jr. (Misty Sandlin), Donnie Cobb, Arrion Cobb and Chantrelle Dixon; grandchildren, Kolby Jackson, Soriah Gilmore, Kamarie Dixon, Kamyah Dixon and Arrion Cobb, Jr.; brothers, Cyrus Gilmore, Jr. (Sum lit), Ft. Walton Beach, John E. Gilmore (Carolyn), Willie C. Gilmore (Belinda), and Henry Gilmore, all of Tampa, and James Gilmore (Kitko), Rockville, MD; sisters, Daisy M. Gilmore, Plant City, and Shirley L. Gilmore, Seffner; aunts, Sarah Houser and Eartha Robinson, both of Columbia, SC; uncle, Elliott Houser, Jr. (Barbara), Columbia, SC; nieces, Brittany, Brenna and Lois Gilmore, Yolanda Watters (Tim), Crestview, FL, Michelle Smith, Herlana Chilsom, Kimberly Hamilton, Phyllis Brewer, Laytona Mobley and Jacqueline Gilmore; nephews, Cyrus Gilmore, III (Som), Timothy Hamilton, Willie Gilmore, Jr., Michael Gilmore, Henry Gilmore, Jr. and James Gilmore; cousins, Abraham Adger, George Green, Geneva Funchess, Floretha Drayton, Cora Lee Haynes, Lucille Golden and Mary Haynes; brother-in-law, Edward Guyton; friends, Cleotha Booth and Wlllie Bellamy; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends. The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral-Home on Friday, December 7. 2012, from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the chapel for the service on Saturday. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MRS. BEATRICE LOVETI LEWTER Homegoing services for Mrs. Beatrice Lovett Lewter of Tampa, who passed away Sat urday,December1,2012,will be held Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Greater M:t. Moriah Primitive Baptist Church, 1225 N. Nebraska Ave., Elder Benji S. McMiller, pastor-elect, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Beatrice Lovett Lewter was born in Tampa, to the late Rev. Hardy Lovett and Alberta Lovett Robinson on January 26, 1933 She attended the schools of Hillsborough County district, graduating from Middleton High School, class of 1949 She was a retired clerk with HRS for the State of Florida. Mrs. Lewter was a faithful membe.r of the Greater Mt. Moriah P. B. Church fo_ r over 70 years, where she served an intricate part of founding the Music and Choral Department, a member of the No. 3 Choir, advisor to the No. 4 Choir and a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the church. She was preceded in death by: her parents; and brothers, Rev. James Lovett and Theodore Lovett. She is survived by: her children, Leon Doby (Tina), and Linda Doby Williams (Gerard); two brothers, Johnny Lovett and Wendell Robinson; two sisters, Roberta Willis and Roberta Fields; grandchildren, Clarence Warren, III (Kanesia), Tony Doby (Cecelia), Valinda Warren Uoyd, Benita Doby, Derek Doby, Adrian Doby, Daryah Doby, Cedric Prince and Chandler Houston, adopted grands; great grandchildren, Alicia Doby, DBjshon Malik, Christian Doby, Jada Uoyd and Nadia Uoyd; nieces, Renee Taylor and Trinica Taylor; cousin, Margie Lovett; extended family, Betty Anderson and family, Sharon Thompson and family, Barbara Johnson. and family, EldiS Mitchell and family, John Uoyd,_ Joann Stubbs, Marsha Reddick and family, the Cross and Adam families, Valerie Houston, Wingfield family; and a host of other loved ones and friends. The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, December 7. 2012, from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church for the service on Saturday. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MR. NATHANIEL GLENN HANNAH, SR. Mr. Nathaniel Glenn Hannah, Sr. of 8322 Riverboat Drive, passed away Friday, No vember 30, 2012. Funeral services will be con ducted Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 2 p. m. at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1203 North Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, with Rev. Hugh Chikawe, officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Cemetery, Tarpon Springs, FL. Mr. Nathaniel Glenn Hannah, Sr. was a native of Florida, and was a resident of Tampa for 47 years. He attended Union Academy, St. Peter Claver Catholic School and Pinellas High School. He was a member of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church and the first African American member of the Tampa Jaycees. He was the C. E. 0. and Founder of the Florida Dollar Stretcher News-. pape.r. He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving children, grandchildren and great grandchildren: son, Nathaniel Glenn Hannah, Jr. and his children, Christopher, Natalie and Narielle; son, Kirkwood Lawrence Hannah, and his son, Kirkwood, II; daughter, Sabrina Hannah Barnes and husband, Alfred and daughter, Angelita; daughter, Cheryl Hannah-Lowe and husband, Delano and daughters, Clarice and Jacquelyn; late daughter (1961-2011) Carmen Hannah Harrison, her husband, Roderick and children, Roderick, September and Brandon; daughter, Kimberly HannahJones and husband, Tommy and children, Thomas and Kai; son, Chadwick Von Hannah and wife, Collete and children, Ryan, Chadwick, II and Elois; and daughter, Natanya Hannah Matos and husband, Juanito and children, Roberto, Alana and Isabella; his great grandchildren, Alex and Alexia (Natalie's), Anias and Jacesher and Jazzlyn (Narielle's), Jacob and Gabriella (Clarice's), and Aziah (Brandon's); his brother, Abdul Hannan and wife, Nancy Ann; his sister-in law, Jacquelyn Hannah, wife to his late brother, Dr. William Hannah; and his brother-inlaw, Clarence Davis, former husband to his late sister, MaryAnn Hannah Davis. He also leaves behind many loving cousins, nieces and nephews. In 1978, Mr. Nathaniel Hannah, Sr. was preceded in death by: his first wife, Elois Brooks HIQUlah of Tarpon Springs, FL, the mother of his eight children. And his second wife, Dr. Sandra Wilson Hannah of Tampa, preceded him in death in2010. The remains will repose after 5 p.m., Friday, December 7, 2012, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralbome.com MRS. VIOLET HOPKINS Mrs. Violet Hopkins of 4218 E. Grove Avenue, Tampa, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012. Funeral services will be con ducted Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 4008 Dr. Epps Drive, with Rev. Michael V. White, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Mrs. Hopkins was a native of Nassau, Bahamas, and a resident of Tampa for forty-five years. She attended Eastern Preparatory School in Nassau, Bahamas, and a trade school for sewing. She was a professional seamstress and was a member of Mount Olive M. B. Church for 30 years and served on the Mother Board. She retired from Didee Diaper Service after thirty years of employment. She leaves to cherish her memory: her husband, Rev. Willie B. Hopkins; children, Jerome Whylly, Antionette Lewis and husband, Robert, Diane McGrift'-Nelson, Debo rah Williams, Wayde Hopkins, Scynovia Hopkins, Jennifer Hopkins, Sharon Terrelonge and husband, Lynford, and Keith Hopkins; grandchildren, Cedric Nelson, Jr., Marquise Wllliams, Terryll Whylly, Isaac Whylly, Chantel Carswell, Antwan Williams, Lambrell Hopkins, Ladedra Williams, Bryan Dixon, Antonio Hopkins, Shannay Hopkins, Desmond Myers, Shonteka Hopkins, Omar Jones, Rachel Pomare, and Demonte Cribb; great grandchildren, Carl Nelson, III, Carlisha Nelson, Carlton Nelson, Travoris Grant, Darran Williams, Brian Dixon, Jr.,MykaeyaKelly, TarryllMcK inney, Ezekiel McKinney, Elijah Whylly, Jerome Whylly, Jr., Jahmecia Whylly and Christo pher McLean; families from Nassau, Bahamas include the Whyllys, Sawyers, Hepburns, Taylors, Lambs, Higp, Bullards, Hannas, Hylers and Sears; brother--in-law, Rev. John Hop kins and wife, Joyce of Maryland; niece, Cheryl Clay and husband, Henry Clay of Columbia, SC; godchildren, Eloise White, Margaret Rainford, Theresa Gilliard, Carla Brock, Mary Reed, Elizabeth Chapman, Ann Sessions, Renea and Char lene Harrison, Tavonda Lucas, Sophia, Tricia, Lynford and Carl Terrelonge, Wlllie Snelling and Curtis Hudson; and a host of other family and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, December 7, 2012, at Ray Wllliams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com


:::D funerals/Memoriam MS.NAKISHA TYAISEHILL ('NIKKI') On Thursday, November 29, 2012, in Arcadia, FL, God called Nakisha Tyaise Hill ("Nikki") home to rest from her labor. Funeral services will be con ducted Saturday, December 8 2012, at 12 noon at St. John Cathedral, 3401 East 25th Av enue, Bishop Eddie Newkirk, pastor, with Pastor Warniece Johnson, officiating. Inter ment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Nakisha Tyaise Hill ("Nikki") was born on April 6, 1978, in Tampa, to Henry and Sandra Hill. She began her walk with Chri.st at an early age and was baptized on February 28, 1983, at St. John Missionary Baptist Church (St. John Cathedral) in Tampa. As a member, she served in the youth department and choir. Nakisha later joined First Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Punta Gorda, FL, where she served as President of the Junior Women's Auxil iary. While attending Macedo nia Missionary Baptist Church, she also served as Assistant Fi nance Secretary and Coordinator for the Board of Education's Youth and Chil dren Department. Nakisha was educated in the Hillsborough County Public Schools where she graduated with honors from Chamberlain High School in 1996. Dur ing high school, she was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Beta Club. Among her many acco lades as a high school student, she was privileged to be se lected as a Research Apprentice for the National Institute of Health at the University of South Florida's College of Med icine and was inducted into the McKnight Achievers Society. Following graduation, she continued her education at Florida State University and later graduated from the Uni versity of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She furthered her education by obtaining a Mas ter's degree in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida at Sara sota. In 1999, Nakisha became a member of the Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. As a member, she was instrumental in initiating the National Coun cil of Negro Women at the Uni versity of South Florida. As a member of Gamma Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., she supported the activities of Miss Teenage Tampa as well as the Ivy Academy mentoring pro gram. Nakisha was known for her loving and compassionate spirit and touched the lives of everyone she met. She was es pecially passionate about the education of children. Directly upon college gradu ation, Nakisha became em ployed as a Resident Advisor for the University of South Florida's Upward Bound pro-gram. Since 2001, Nakisha served as an Educator at DeS oto High School and a Speech and Language Clinician at DeS oto County Early Childhood Center and West Elementary School in Arcadia, FL. Prior to her passing, Nak isha served as interim Assis tant Principal at Nocatee Elementary School in Nocatee, FL. Nakisha gave of herself in cessantly without hesitation and was the persona of faith fulness. She lived and walked in the spirit exemplifying love, joy, .,eace, long suffering, gentleneSs, goodness, faith, meek ness, and temperance (Galatians 5:22-23). Her kind and humble spirit will be sorely missed by: her loving parents, Henry and San dra Hill of Tampa; her baby Yorkie, Kobe; aunts, Maggie Hill of Columbus, Ohio, Cecelia Hili of Nashville, TN, Betty (Roosevelt) Johnson of Arca dia, FL, Angelipa (Frank) Stallworth of West Palm Beach; FL; and uncles, Andre Hill of Nashville, TN, Kenny Williams (Vivian) of Spring field, OH, Bernard Clark of Columbus, OH, Mannie Williams ofEl Paso, TX, Lionel Williams of Columbus, OH, Patrick Hill of Columbus, OH, James R. Terrell, Jr. and Lawrence Terrell, Sr. (Max celle) of Tampa, She also leaves to mourn: a host of cousins; as well as god mothers, Shirley Chennault Stringfellow (Don) and Helen Brown (Joseph); godsister, Deana Jolliff; godbrothers, Trevor Solomon, Jacobi and Wesley Speights; and several godchildren, Sorors, and friends. The remains will repose from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Decem ber 7, 2012, at St. John Cathe dral, and the family will receive friends at that time. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners, 301 N. Howard Av enue. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com YOUR LEGACY LIVES ON DEACON FREDDIE J. BRINSON, SR. For the past two yel\rs, we have been comforted by our cherished memories of you resting in God's care. But, of course there are still times when we want your phys ical presence as husband, fa ther and grandfather, and the heartache seems too much to bear. It is during those times that we draw strength from your legacy oflove and faith, and the almighty power of God's grace. "And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose." ROMANS 8:28. In loving memory: from your devoted wife, Mrs. Irene Brinson; your grateful chil dren, Dr. Sabrina A. Brinson and Mr. Freddie Brinson, Jr. (Jencey); and your adoring grandchildren, Sha Vonne, Freddie, III and ShaTayshia. MISS LILLIE MAE MITCHELL Miss Lillie Mae Mitchell of Tampa passed away Saturday, December 1 2012. Funeral services will be con ducted Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 2 p. m. at Northside Missionary Baptist Church, 5706 North 40th Street, pas tor, Rev. Ricardo Robinson, with Rev. Leonard Harrington, assistant pastor, officiating, and Reverend Delores Cain, Pastor of Heritage Christian CommiJ.nity Baptist Church, delivering the eulogy. Inter ment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Miss Lillie Mae Mitchell was born November 21 1945 to Oscar Mitchell and Leola Ford in Meridian, Mississippi. She was the only child of this union. Miss Lillie moved to Florida at the age of 16 where she remained for the rest of her life. Before retiring, she previ ously worked hard at numer ous jobs as a supervisor at Nutmeg Factory, manager at The Grease Stand and personal caretaker. She had one godsister, Miss Hazel Smith and one god brother, Larry Freeman. She also had close friends, which included: Bennie K. O'Brien, Annie Bankston, San dra Johnson, Penny McHenry, and Cassandra Brown and hus band, Ron. She was preceded in death by both parents; and son, Antwan Mitchell. She leaves to cherish her memories: special lifelong friend, Solomon Jordan; son, Gregory Alfred Mitchell of Tampa; daughter, Melody Williams and husband, Darryl of Tampa; goddaughters, Tonya Nembhard and Yvonne Newsome; and 10 grandchildren, Tasha, Ciara, Dar.nisha, Ashley, Ebony, Jemya Williams, Ricardo, Brandon, Janeshia and Pierre; 7 great grandchildren, Dymond, Araina, Andy, Demond, Jr., Kinsley, Jermier and Miracle. She also leaves behind: spe cial friends of Heritage Chris tian Community Baptist Church; and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins. The remains will repose after 5 p.m., Friday, December 7, 2012, at Ray Williams Fu neral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com "The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself" (813) 248-1921 c neighbors, Mrs. Johnnie Mae MS. DONNELLA MEL VERlA MURPHY Ms. Donnella Melveria Mur phy of 1548 Arch Street, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012. Funeral services will be con ducted Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 2 p. m. at Beulah Bap tist Institutional Church, pas tor, Dr. W. James Favorite, with Rev. Aubrey Hodges, offi ciating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Donnella Melveria Murphy was born in Pelham, New York, on February 5, 1953, to the late Jack C. Murphy and Pearl Lindsay Murphy McNeill. Donnella was a lifelong res ident of Tampa, and was edu cated by the Public Schools of Hillsborough County. She graduated from Blake High School Class of 1971 and at tended Florida Memorial Col lege. Donnella accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. Donnie or "D," as she was affectionately known, retired from the Hillsborough County Head Start Program, where she worked as a teacher for many years prior to her illness. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Jack Murphy and Pearl Lindsay Murphy Mc Neill; and grandparents, William and Essie Lindsay. Cherished memories will re main with: her three sons, Der rick Murphy, George Shepard and Torrance Warren (Almaz); special godchildren, Patty, Davaris, Jacqueline and Cierra Sheppard, Tory Wilson and Regina Godfrey; grandchildren, Tyerra Shepard of Lau rel, MD, Julius Morgan-Shepard of Takoma Park, MD, Paris Shepard of Ft. Washington, MD, Taylor Mur phy, Brianna Murphy, Aaliyah Warren, Tianna Warren, Jade Murphy, Erica Wallace and Alexxus Tucker of Tampa; sis ter, Rita Escalante (Frank) of Mitchellville, MD; brother, Ernest C. McNeill of Washington, DC; nephews, Francisco Julio Escalante (Mayumi) of Bowie, MD, and Jovan Mc Neill; niece, Jacqueline Es calante-Deas (John) of Houston, TX, and Amber Hay ward; great nieces, Sofia Grace Escalante and Lina Pearl Es calante of Bowie, MD; aunt, Alease Washington; cousins, Brenda Lindsay of Los Angeles, CA, Forrest Lindsay, Adrianna (Nikki) House (An thony), Shara Lindsay, Kath leen Lindsay of Tampa, Aaron Harris of Los Angeles, CA, An gelina Smith (Robert), Valerie Trotman (Bobby), Rev. Spencer Pittman and Margie Lovett, all of Tampa, Alfreda Mobley and family of Detroit, MI, Louise Waiters and family, Newark, NJ, Herman Pittman (Ness) of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Boisey N. Waiters (Daphne) of Dania, FL, Angela Eniola and family of West Palm Beach, FL, Annette Mann and family of Micanopy, FL, Leon Waiters (Margaret) and family of GA; and a host of dear friends, to name a few, Barbara Bethel, Charles (Cheez) Fowler, Justin (Dunk) Duncan, Anthony (Bean Wean) Hatcher and Miguel (Nephew) Warren; Harris and Abiona Adabevoh, C Deandrea (DeKa) Willis, lsa-m iah (Ike) Jacobs; Melvin (Tur0 tle) Hamilton, Dominic (Mizzl) m Lindsay, Wainer Leandre, 3: Moustopha (Moose) Sylla and OJ Allen (All do) Rose. The remains will repose after 5 p.m., Friday, December .:-' 7, 2012, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard .... Avenue. N Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com MS. HELEN FLORA SMITH A celebration of life for Ms. Helen Flora Smith of Tampa, who departed this life on Saturday,Deeember1,2012,will be held Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 2 p. m. at New Bethel A. M. E. Church, 915 E. Okaloosa Ave., Tampa, with Rev. Esther Eva, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Helen was born October 11, 1939, to the late Charlie Balti more and the late Aretha Howard Arnica in New Berry, FL. She moved to Tampa in the 1950s with her aunt, the late Mattie Grant, whom she lov ingly called "Momma." Upon her arrival in Tampa, she moved to the Sulphur Springs area where she resided for most of her early years. Helen received her educa tion in Hillsborough County Public Schools. She worked at the University of South Florida as a Housekeeping and Auxil iary Services Supervisor, hap pily retiring in 2001 after 32 years of dedicated service. A devoted Christian, Helen served as a steward and choir member at New Bethel for over so years. Family members preceding her in death were: her hus band, Walter James Smith, Sr.; and two brothers, Willie Lee Baltimore and Jimmy Ami ca. She leaves to cherish fond memories: her daughter, Mary Ann Haynes ofCincimiati, OH; son, Walter James Smith, Jr. of San Antonio, TX; a sister and two brothers, Mary A. Jones (William) of Tampa; Louis Charles Arnica (the late Naomi) and Charles Arnica of Miami, FL; sister-in-law, Geraldine Baltimore of De troit, MI; grandchildren, Chan drea Cornell (Kevin) of Atlanta, GA, Walter James Smith, III, and Parren Jay Smith of San Antonio, TX, and Earl Wilmond Haynes; II of Cincinnati, OH; 6 great grand children, Alexis, Jalen, Jor dan, Isaiah, Jaylon and Marcus; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p.m., Friday, December 7 2012, at Ray Williams Fu neral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. The family will re ceive friends from 7:30-8:30 p. m. Arrangements entrusted to Ray Williams Funeral Home, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www. raywill iamsfuneralhome.com r 0 :!:! C/) m z -f z m r OJ c: r r z c: OJ r (j) :I: m c m < m :J:J -< -f c: m C/) c )> z c :!:! c


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ERICA 'LYNN' RICHARDSON 10/13/64-12/08/97 Those we love remain with us, but love itself lives on. Mom, dad, brothers, family and friends. HIPPY BIRTHDAY JULIUS 'DOCHEE' KNIGHT 12/7/so-8/23/95 Today is your 62nd birthday. I'll celebrate in memory of your sense of humor, caring and thoughtfulness. I'll love you always. Wife, Re'Na Knight and family. IN lOVING MEMORY OF WILLIE MAE GREEN 12/6/11 You were a precious gift from God above, so much beauty, grace and love. You touche d our hearts in so many ways, your smile so bright, even on bad days. You heard God' s whisper calling you home, you didn' t want to go and leave us alone. You loved us so much you held on tight, 'till all the strength was gone and you could no longe r fight. So, you gave your hand to God and slowly drifted away, knowing that with our love we will b e together again someday. Loved and missed dearly by: your children, Bernie, Lennie, Gwen and Sandra; grandchildren, great grandchildren, family and friends. PATRICIA THOMPSON The family of Patricia Thompson extends our deepest gratitude to everyone whom expressed an act of love, support and sympathy during the passing of our loved one. Your kindness provided the strength needed to accept that God's will has been done. May God continue to bless you and keep you in His loving care. TYEKIAD. RUSSELL ("TY'') December9 "In loving memory." Tyekia, you'll always be loved and greatly missed. You're one treasure that'll never be lost. Because we carry you with us, we love you. Love, your family and friends. From, Inez Russell. From, Leona Rollins and family. MOZELLA WALKER ALFRED BARTON, JR. We thank God for so many blessed years. We love and miss bothofyou. Walker and Barton family. REMEMBER IIEI ae thou lllthiUI unto death, and 1 Will glletheea crawnotlne: Ravaladon2:10 ELDER R. H. HOWARD 1928-2009 Faithful to God and the Primitive Baptist Church for 56 years. He was faithful to the end. We love you Pastor Howard. You are truly Your wife, Doris Howard. ., r 0 2:! en m z ::t z m r m c: r r !!l z "U c: m r u; :I: m c m < m -4 c: m en BIRTHDAY AND CHRISTMAS MEMORIAM ANTONIO MIDDLETON, SR. Sunrise: 1980 Sunset: 2007 Wishing you a happy birthday and a Merry Christmas. Son, you are so very missed by your family and children. You're still so heavy on my heart. All I do is think of you, I see you everywhere I go. When I look up inJo the heavenly clouds. "Love, your family:" Zemkia, Qushia, Antonio, Jr., Barbara, Ervin, Jr. and Taurean. )> z c ., :a c G') m N ...... I )>


. emonams II MEMORIAM MARVIN MCKINLEY WARREN 9/t/62 to 12/7/02 It's been to years you have been gone. We miss you, and we love you. Love always, CeCe, DeDe, Don and Baby. Crime Q a: I.L Q z c( Bodies 01 Mother, Daughter Found In Shallow Grave Q en w :::;) ..... w > w Q w :::t: en :::i m :::;) Q. RONKEYA HOLMES POLK COUNTY-A Polk z i= w County murder case can move forward after two buried bodies were identi..J fied. Ronkeya Holmes, 29, i= and her daughter, Z Masarah Ross, 3, were w en reported missing in 2009. C Their bodies were found in a s hallow grave site in an orange grove three days ..J before Christmas, 2010. I.L The suspect in the inves-tigation is Lester Ross, Masarah's father. He has been held without bond since 2010 for witness tampering. Investigators said Ross hid his daughter's body in a freezer after she died in his car in May 2009. When Ronkeya Holmes came MASARAH ROSS LESTER ROSS allegedly hid daughter's body in a freezer and poisoned the mother. looking for her in October 2009, police said Ross poisoned her, then buried both bodies It took nearly two years for investigators to posi tively identify the bodies. Crime Woman Shot In Clearwater CLEARWATER On Wednesday afternoon, Clearwater Police reported a woman was injured in a drive-by shooting. According to police, a man riding a bicycle near the 1000 block of Vine Street opened fire on the apartments behind Church of God By Faith, 1007 North Myrtle Street. Police said the man fired several shots and struck one woman before riding off. The victim was hospi-talized, and officers interviewed witnesses at the scene and recovered shell casings. No information was released on the suspect's de scription, or the condition of the woman Suspect Arrested In Teen's -Murder WINTERHAVEN-Winter Haven Police arrested a suspect in the murder of a high school student last month. Alicia Barnett's body was found near the Chain of Lakes Trail in Winter Haven on November 12th. She had been on her way to New Beginnings High School, a charter school for at-risk students. Police said Barnett died from several gunshot wounds. Antonio Callaway, 18, has been charged with first degree murder, armed rob bery, and conspiracy to ANTONIO CALLAWAY commit armed robbery. He was a student at the same school Barnett attended. Investigators revealed that Callaway and another person lured Barnett_ to the area of Carefree Cove to rob her of marijuana. Dur-ALICIA BARNETT ing the robbery, police said Barnett was shot several times. A reward of $5,000 is being offered for the second person involved in the murder. Anyone with information is asked to call poSeventh Teen Arrested In Shooting DAVION SMITH KHALID PRESTON POLK COUNTY The Polk County Sheriffs Office reports that the final suspect in connection with the shoot ing of a coin and gun dealer at the Lakeland Farmers Market last month is in cus tody. Deputies said Devion Smith,. ;13, was arrested and faces charges of armed rob bery and attempted murder. Deputies said at 7:45 a. m. on November 24th, two black men approached a coin and gun booth at the market, and told the proprietor they wanted to buy a KENDALL WAINWRIGHT DANTE MORRIS gun. When the victim re fused, the suspects said they would return later, deputies said. A few minutes later, sev eral men approached the victim's booth. One of the suspects used a hammer to smash the glass case of hand guns, and another suspect shot the 79-year-old victim in the stomach. The victim is still hospital ized and reported to be in stable condition. Along with Smith, deputies also charged Kendall Wainwright, 14; HERNANDO COPELAND LADARIUS JOHNSONDWIGHT MARTIN Hernando Copeland, 18; Khalid Preston, 17; Dante Morris, 15, Ladarius Johnson, 16, and Dwight Martin, 16, in the offense.


Crime OHicers Arrest Two In Holidav M-Il Operation CEDRIC SANDERS On Tuesday at 2:34 p. m., while working a special assignment as part of the Deck the Malls Holiday Operation at International Plaza, Tampa Police officers recognized a man from a previous shoplifting offense. Cedric Sanders, 22, was dressed as a woman. When Sanders and Terral Norris, 21, saw the officer, they reportedly ran and threw shopping bags on TERRAL NORRIS the ground. Once outside, the men fled through the mall parking lot, but officers caught them and both were charged with theft. Police said nearly $700 in stolen merchandise was inside the bags. Officers also said the duo took skinny jeans, polo shirts and shorts from various stores. They also had a "booster bag" that is used to defeat anti-theft equipment. Suspect Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run FERNANDO CHIBAS .. .left scene after hitting Jeter. Tampa Police detectives have arrested a man they believe was the driver in a fatal hit-and-run Saturday that was captured on video. Fernando Lazaro Chibas, 18, was charged with leaving an accident scene with death and tampering with evidence. Omar James Jeter, 22, was walking across Hillsborough Avenue near Lincoln Avenue at 3 a. m. Saturday when he was hit by OMARJETER ... hit and killed crossing Hillsborough Avenue. a dark colored compact vehi cle that fled the scene. Jeter was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives received an anonymous tip about a vehi cle with front end and windshield damage. After Chibas was identified as the driver, detectives interviewed him, and said he admitted to hitting Jeter and fleeing because he was scared. UNCLE SANDY .. Everything you read 5, 11,14, 19 is not always believed 22, 25, 29, 30 and everything believed 33, 35,39, 40 is not always what you've read 43, 48, 50, 54 Woman Staal sa,ooowonh OfParluma The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office reports that on November 23rd at 7=40 p. m ., two women entered Sephora Cosmetics at Brandon Mall carrying large bags. The women went to the fragrance sec tion and select ed several different brands of fragrances totaling $3,000. The women reportedly worked together to select and conceal the items in their bags and fled the store The women are described as Black females, 22 to 29 years old, one with large red or auburn wig or hair weave, several tattoos, and wearing all black, and the other with black shoulder-length hair, last seen wearing an aqua shirt, black pants, and a white shirt tired around her waist. Suspect in Casali BodJ Found In Crashed car LAKELAND Authorities in Lakeland have charged a man with murder in the case of a man whose body was found in a car that crashed last month Lakeland Police said Thomas Waring, 25, was arrested Tuesday at an apartment complex in the 1300 block of West 14th Street. Waring is also facing a charged of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The body of Christopher Campbell, 26, was found shot November nth in the driver's seat of a vehicle in the 1500 block of Providence Road. Police said he had borrowed the vehicle to meet someone. Police received a call about 11 p. m. about shots fired in the 1200 block of Wright Drive, and when they arrived, they found a crashed vehicle. Waring is being interviewed by detectives before he's transported to the Polk County Jail. Illegal Dumpers Caught On Camera In these photos, violators were caught on surveillance cameras in East Tampa. In one photo, a man is seen making to trips to a location at 9th Street and 26th Avenue. discouraging it. The officers reported that their vigilance has worked in some areas, but hasn't dis couraged illegal dumping. The Tampa Police Department s Environmen-tal Crimes Unit reports for the past few months they have been focusing on repeat dumping locations, not neces sarily with the hopes of mak ing arrests for illegal dumping, but more with a intent of lllegal dumping is a crime of intent; the location of the 0 illegal dumping is one of :!! opportunity. C )> Suspect Sought In Shooting POLK COUNTY -The Polk County Sheriffs Office is asking for help in locating a man suspected of shooting another man. Deputies said they responded to Inman Drive at 12:08 a. m. Thursday for a report of a wounded man. Investigators later identified Terrence Drayton, 21, as the shooter, and said the motive was robbery. TERRENCE DRAYfON being sought for attempted murder. en Drayton is being sought on a charge of attempted first degree murder, conspiracy to commit robbery and armed robbery. The shooting victim is still hospitalized for a gunshot wound to his neck. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Drayton is asked to contact Detective Kevin Loder at (863) 297, :!! c 1100. WARREN DAWSON 221-1800 14&1 TaiDPI Park Plaza @ llallraska Ava. & scan St. "' .. c 1'1, '"9 : J J: .. : ; 3 .. ""':::r.;., :c: s C"' s .. "'C! ::c ::J:.ed c, u::c'" ;: .:! Sc*C'C .:\.1 :c: J: vS ,: .. ,,' .. en JCo-. f C"';:; Jnd CJCC' c:c C) m 1\) w I )>


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FLORIDA SENTINEL FRIDAY DECEMBER 7 2012 B Area links Chapters Unite For Founders' Da Observation The Bay Area Links cele brated its Founders' Day on Sunday, October 28, 2012, with worship followed by lunch. The Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Bradenton/Sarasota Chapters have continued a tradition of observing Founders Day together. The ob servation was in Tampa this year. Gladys Blaylock was the event chair. The Links worshipped at Mt. Olive A. M. E. Church and made a monetary contri bution to the Sons of Allen. The ladies had lunch at the Hilton on Lois Ave. Ruth Duncan Bell is the president of the Tampa Chapter. Links Sonja Harvey McCoy and Ruth Bell, Tampa President. Links, Gloria Andrews and Joan Dawson. Links, Selma Robinson-Ayers of St. Petersburg and Patricia Miles. Links, Frances Sykes and Dr. Sharon Andrews. Founders' Day Chair, Link Gladys Carr Blaylock. Link Sonja Garcia. Links, Ruby Brown and Nancy Andrews (Platinum Member). Standing, Vivian Oliver. Links, Ozepher Wilds, Phyllis Lee, Faith Van of St. Petersburg and Barbara Jackson. The St. Petersburg Chapter, seated, Selma Ayers, Dr. Mendee Bull Ligon, president, and Joyce Thorton. Standing, left to right, Tia Young, Joy Wallace, Cynthia Joliff-Johnson, Donna McRae, Faith Van, oaessa Banks, Marilyn Fudge, Bonnie Davis, Lisa Benson, June Peterman and Yvonne Alsup. Members of the Bradenton/Sarasota Chapter.


Black .Business BUs Tours Slanina Again This is a scene from the last bus tour event. Due to a collapse of the economy, the Black Business Bus Tour had been shelved for a while. Now its founder, Candy Lowe, is announcing that beginning January 19th, the tours of Black-owned business will start again. A second tour will be held February 16th. z Ms. Lowe said any c( African American-owned business that wants the tour to make a stop, needs to call w (813) 393-6464. "A lot of people benefitted > from the tours held in the a: w > w past, and once again we hope this will give a lot of exposure to Black-owned businesses that people don't know exist "Millions of dollars are spent in businesses that give nothing back to the people that keep their doors open. The majority of them don't even hire African Americans." Ms. Lowe said Black owned businesses are a vital part of our economy and future, and it's up to us to make sure they thrive. "I've heard complaints about how some of the cur rent businesses in our community treat their customers, and we don' t deserve that. There are Black-owned businesses that can offer the same products and services, and all we have to do is patron ize them." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or emailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com, or noelswerc@gmail.com. FREE. CASE EVALUATION c( c iE 0 ...J I.L CALL us TODAY! (813) 471-4444 Tampa Woman Balances Home And Education Mrs. Cathy Jackson will be the first to tell you that it h asn't been easy. Like many African American women these days, Mrs. Jackson has managed to balance her marriage, being a mother, and being an active grandmother wit h her desire to seek higher e du cation. With the support of her husband, Robert Jackson, Mrs. Jackson has not only found a way to accomplish these feats, but has also managed to attain a 3 79 GPA as a student at Keiser University. First, I have to give a lot of credit to my husband. Without his support, I don't think I would have been able to keep up. I've somehow managed to work two jobs, be active with my grandson s youth football league team, and tend to the needs of my own family. I've done all of this while attended classes. It hasn't been easy, but nothing is easy when you're trying to get somewhere in life. Mrs. Jackson said the will to see it all through and not give up has helped her continue her journey, and she wants to encourage other African American women to not give up on CATHY JACKSON their dreams. "I want them all to not be afraid of hard work, because the reward at the end makes it all worthwhile. Never settle for what you have, when you owe yourself so much more. If it has always been your dream to make something of your life, it's up to you to follow through and make it hap pen. Mrs. Jackson is seeking a B. S. degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology), and hopes she will be an example for other women to follow. "Stop making excuses, and just do it. I'll be the first to tell you it's not going to be easy, but I believe we're strong enough to handle anything." 505 East Jadulon St. .....,........ Building T....., FL 33602 (813) 187 BANKRUPTCY Stop ror.oloeure & er..ltol's ...... -.e REAL ESTATE LAW FAMILY LAW Arrested and Concerned About Your Legal RJgbts? Call Tanya Dugree (813) 418-5253 Payment Plans Available With NO CREDIT CHECK State& C. Certified Michtn State University All Job-Refated In urles Change Treating ysfclans Collect Back Pay Hostile Work Environment W.C./ Race Discrimination FREE CONSULTATION! (Except For Pure Title VII CeHS) 220 E. Madison Street Suite 1207, Tampa, FL 33602 VIsit Us At: -w.FORDLAWFIRM.ORG (ForiMr U S Army JACC Anorn.yl of upot'l ri:t,to Wf!fl()n abott l


West Tampa News West Tampa Group To Craft Their Own DevelOPment Plan BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staft'Writer On Saturday, members of the West Tampa Commu nity Group met to discuss the drafting of their own de velopment plan for West Tampa. Tatiana Denson, an Administrative Assistant with the organization, said she along with Dr. Carolyn Collins (Hillsborough County NAACP President), Rev. Henry Lyons, business owner Bernard Jordan, John Bowden, and Dwight Bolden reviewed the plan of the West Tampa Chamber of Commerce, and de cided there was nothing in it they felt comfortable with in adopting it to their plan. "We felt as residents, business owners, and stake holders in West Tampa, we should have our own devel opment plan. If the West Tampa Chamber of Commerce can come up with what they want to do in West Tampa, we should be able to counter that with what we think needs to be done. "We feel the plan we're developing will be more in clusive than the one by the Chamber, and will repre sent the interests of all the people especially those who can barely make ends meet." Ms. Denson said indi viduals within the WTCG will be assigned specific areas of the plan to work on, and Dee Jackson will be creating a logo. "I will spearhead getting the Main Street strip desig nated as an historic land mark. "In our follow up meeting Wednesday, several details were ironed out, and every one had a lot of input. We want to have the plan com pleted before the New Year begins." DR. CAROLYN COLLINS NAACP President Ms. Denson said she suggested that a lot of em phasis be put on how con tracts are awarded for the redevelopment project. "We understand thete s a minority standard that the city has to meet, but we want more than that. We want guarantees that there will be Black sub-contrac tors and laborers on any and all projects. TATIANA DENSON "We also want to work along with the West Tampa Chamber to oversee these contracts before they are granted to make sure there is inclusion. Dr. Collins said at this point, they are monitoring, meeting, and preparing to come up with something for the people of West Tampa. "At this point, I have to wonder why we would give 0 m 3: m m :::rJ someone suggestions on changing their plan, when they ignored us when they developed it? My concerns are not to reveal what our intentions are at this time. I N think it would be beneficial to us to not talk about what we want. I did analyze the West Tampa Chamber's plan, and my main concern is how their plan will change the voting dynamics of West Tampa." Dr. Co11ins said Mayor Bob Buckhorn is the voice of the people, but he needs to make sure they have a voice as well. "The NAACP is con cerned with sitting down ad discussing ay redevelop ment plans with the person "TT elected to represent their r interests. "When it comes to discussions about the future of en West Tampa, we expect the m mayor to bring all the right people to the table." z m r m c r r z c m c C/) re lnuited ::::1: m c m < m Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Tampa Housing Authority and the Bank of America Community Development Corporation would like to Invite you to a few monumental Encore events. As you know, Encore has made Incredible strides and we are pleased to announce that we are officially opening the first building, 81a, as well as breaking ground on two more buildings, Trio and React These are Important Encore milestones that are essential to the planned 28-plus acres mixed-use redevelopment district in Downtown Tampa. Join us at the events below as we celebrate our progress on Encore and the revitalization of our Center Cityl December 12,2012 at 11 a.m. 1210 East Ray Charles Boulewrd Tampa, FL 33602. Groundbreaklnga: Reed at Encore December 18,2012 at Noon Cass Street and Nebraska Avenue Tampa, Florida 33602 RSVP to latOya.carter@thafl.com Housing P, ftuthorihj & DOWNTOWN'S TEMPO DISTRICT -1 c m C/) c ?< )> z c "TT :!:! c ?< G> m (,.) I m


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Kenneth Jones, 18902047, P. 0 Box 1033, USP #1, Coleman, FL, 33521. lmuonant Communltv Meeting It is important residents of We s t T ampa ask themselves, what will West Tampa look l i ke within the next 3 to 5 years? Also will they be part of the decis ion making process, or will other deter mine their future? West Tampa leaders say the writing is on the wall, the wall is h ere, and your name might not be on it An important community meet ing has been scheduled for December 15th at the West Tampa Library. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m., and organizers said if you miss the meeting, you lose. Everyone is asked to come out and let their voice be heard. Discussed at the meeting will be updates on the rede velopment of North Boule vard Homes the Main Street Business District, the West Riverfront Pr oject the Ar mory Project, and other activ ities going on in the area. The face of West Tampa is changing, and everyone is asked to attend this meeting, and bring a friend. For more information abou t this meeting call the West Tampa Community Development Corporation at (81 3) 956-4360, or visit their office at 1803 North Howard Avenue, Suite 100. Pen Pal Alben And Fannie Lee Celebrate Their 50th Weddlnu Annlversarv On December 8th Congratulations, High School Sweethearts! We pray that God continues to bless you. MARK 10:9, Therefore, what God has joined together let man not separate." (NIV) We love you: Albert, Jr. (Pam), Yolanda, Sonja (John), and Arlita; grandchildren and great granddaughter. 1WEET And SHERMISS Walk-ins Welcome Happy birthday to m y hubbie. Love, Lady J. N. 34th Street Call (813) ,J 1 Restracted Barber f ,J \ Cosmetology 1 1 Nail Technician 1 B U Sl N ESSE DUCATIONQUAL ITYEXC ELLE NCE www.shearexcellhairacademy.org Cosmetology Classes Enrolling NOW! *Rnanc/al Aid Available For Those Who Quality Spanish Classes Enrolling NOWI The beauty industry provides many exciting opportunities to be creative, while earning an excellent Income. Shear Excellence Hair Academy will prepare you to experience those opportunities. Call Today (813) 933-2468. clases de espafiol Also offering courses in: Restricted Barber Manicuri8t/Nail Technician m m :::D 1\) 0 """' 1\)


...: a: w m ::.IE w 0 w Q weare onaln Christ There are many people who spend a lot of their time in church, but who still do not practice a basic ,but powerful component of the Christian faith. It was once said that church service is one of the most segregated hours in the world. Church should not be a place of separation, but rather togetherness. In the days of the biblical times, people were sepa rated based upon race of Jew or Gentile. Today, we are still separated by race (Black, White, or Latino), but also by denomination. esians 2:11-22, is his at tempt to show that all peo ple who believe in Christ are unified and there is a separation. The people got converted and once con verted failed to remember their beginning. Paul's letter to the c church in Ephesus, Eph-He admonishes them to remember that before they were considered Gentiles and uncircumcised by those who were circumcised (vs. 11). This should serve as a notice to all those who are born again that they were once sinners. People must oftentimes remember that they were once in darkness until the light shined on them in their life. 0: u. Q z c( Q U) w ::: tw > w Q w ::t: U) ::::l m ::: 0.. z t= w _, _, ::: m _, w z t= z w U) a: g u. SERVICE TIMES Sunday School 10 A. M Morning Service -11 :30 A. M Evening Sefvice -7:30 P. M. .. Bible Study -Tuesday Evening ..... Bible Band -7:30P. M Thursday Evening -YPINW7:30 P. M. 1st And 3rd Friday Evening Women's OutreaCh Ministry 7:30 P. M. MOUNT PLEASANT M. B. CHURCH 2002 N. Rome Avenue* (Comer of Rome Ave. and SpruceSt) P.O. Box 4724 Tampa DrC.'t.......,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 WORSIIP -11 A. M. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM Famly Series Hour (B.T.U.) 6 PM-lad's (Cornrlulion) TUESDAYS 6 PM Prayer Service 7 PM General Bl>le Study 7 PM -Youth Bible Study TAPE MINISTRY Order On Une At Web Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org He says further to them that they were without Christ, aliens from the peo ple of Israel, and had no part of the promise; they had no hope and were with out God in the world (vs. 12). Before their conversion and adoption into the fam ily of God, people were out cast and had nowhere to reside. They had no real or true family of God. The promises made to genera tions did not apply to them and they could not partake of the blessings and pro mises made. That sums up your life before Christ. You had no family identity, could not have any part of the blessed promises made by God, and you had no hope for your tomorrow. BUT NOW, you who were afar off and now brought closer by the blood of Christ (vs. 13). Christ by His blood made it possiGREATER FRIENDSHIP M. B. CHURCH 3325 E. Emma St. Sunday School-9:45a.m. Morning Worship-11 a m Evening Worship -5 p m. Prayer Meeting Tuesday-7:30p.m. Visitors Are Welcome! aw:EIIARY SSIOIIJIY BAPIISTCIIB:II 3901 N. 37th St 248-3779 ELDER 'I1IIMAS J. REED Pastor Earty Morning Worship -8 A M Sunday School 9 :30 A M Morning Worship -10:50 A M. Bible Study, Wed. -7 P : M TliE PUBLIC IS INVITED ble for those who were fat away from God to now be close to Him. Your former life was a distant glance of God, but now, you are in close relationship to Him. This has nothing to do with race, creed, national ity, socio-economic group ing or denominations; it is all because of the blood of Jesus. The same blood that saved a black man saved a white man. The same blood that made it possible for a Republican to be re deemed was the same blood that delivered a Democrat. Christ is our peace and it is He who has broken down the wall of separation (vs. 14). If Jesus saw it neces sary to destroy the wall that separated you from the Fa ther, what makes you think that He will allow the wall to remain that separates the Father's children. Jesus broke, is breaking, and will break any wall that is built or established to IIP1IST .............. t-R.a.a ltm2tt-1JM cause a separation within the body. Christ did what He did to reconcile all as one body (vs. 16). How can people who still look at the flesh of a man and see race, but not the blood of Jesus be recon ciled to God as one? The Christian church is one body and must stand before God as one. Jesus died for all and all must die for Him. The death people must die is that of doctrines and made developed beliefs that separate the body. Because of His works all have access to the Father by the one Spirit (vs. 18). There is but one Spirit and that one Spirit gives all of God's people access to Him. We must realize that we are all one in the Spirit and by the Spirit. You are not what you once were, you are now a part of a family that has been bought with the blood of Jesus and sealed by the Holy Ghost. ..., ... ,.__ _____ 1:151 ........ "."'------"--111 PnJtr SlntCI, TIIIIIQ I ... .... ..... Til. ..a .... ......... TltiUy_,_" __ 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 Evening Worship .... 7:30P.M. Morning Prayer (Tuesday-Friday) .... 9 A.M. "A Clllnb Where 1be Love Of God Flows And 1be llaly 111o1t Is In Full Collbul."


F rogress Village News December Birthday Celebrants Happy birthday wish is sent to Brandi B. Jeffrey, who celebrated her special day on Thursday, December 6th. P.V. Directories The 2012 P. V directories are available for homeown ers to pick up donation re quested. Sponsored by Progress Village Civic Council Inc. Prayer Requests Asking for special prayers for "Mr. Archie," as he is affectionately known by his consumers and co-workers. We love and miss you very much. Go4Kids Free tutoring for Clair Mel Elementary students 1st-3rd grade. Now taking applica tions space is limited For more information call 813628-9179 Holiday Raffle Fundraising drawing to be held on Sunday, December 23,2012. See any PVCC board member for tickets. Holiday Decorating Contest Decorate your home for the holidays. Judging will take place 12/23/12 and win ners announced at the Satur day, January 19th Community Meeting to be held at the P.V. Recreation Center at 10 a. m. 1st Place $75 Gift Card 2nd Place $24 Gift Card 3rd Place $15 Gift Card Gifts For The King We have gifts we can bring, we have songs we can sing, we have kind words to say, we have prayers we can pray. We have love and joy to give, and what joy is life to live, if we just scatter every where things God gives us to share. If you've a gift bring it, if you've a song sing it, if you ve a talent use it if y ou have love show it If it s gladness share it if it's happiness give it if you have faith live it or just a prayerpray it! Trip To Orlando The Johnsons recently made a trip to Orlando to see their grandsons (the Simon brothers) play in the Na tional Chess Tournament. My Brothers 2 Keep Prison Ministry Write to My Brothers 2 Keep Prison Ministry, P O BOX 89174 Tampa FL, 33689, for free Bibles and greeting cards to Florida in mates. Scripture (Psalm 34:14) "Seek peace and pursue it. F.Y.I. Remember our helper in the kitchen, Shu-Lon's Kitchen at 813-741-9760. 0 m 0 m 3: m m lJ Please keep our President Barack Obama and :" his family in our daily prayers, also the sick and shut-ins, service men and women, homeless and incar cerated. N 0 .... N Call your news for Progress Village and sur rounding areas into Gloria McNair-Johnson at 813380-0341. r 0 ::::D g en m z CHURCH DIRECTORY ::! z m r Ill c: r r m Sli JOHN CATHEDRAL 3401 E 25th Avenue, Tampa; Fl (Comer Of 34th St. & 25th Ave. ) Phone: (813) 248-3737 Or (813) 248-3651 Fax: 242-8076 Careline: 248-HELP BisiMf Sr. Pastor WEEKLY WORSH. SCHEDULE 8 :00 A M. Spiritual Enrichment 9:45A.M. Sunday School/ Orientation 10:45 Worship Service (Youth Church 2nd And 3rd Sundays) TuesdaJ: 12:00 Noon Intercessory Prayer wJBible Study Wadnesday: 5:30P.M. Free Tutorial 6 :45 P M. Adutt & Youth Mid Week Service Email Us At stjministries@aol.com Mission Statement: A Church of the inner city reachillJout to the community by ministering to the whole man." Outrecdl Ministry: f'.OAH COMMUNITY, lf'.C./ HOUSE OF LYDIA BISHOP EDIIE IEWIIM Alii PASfOR AUDREY IIEWIIRK NEW FRIENDSHIP M.B. CHURCH 3107 E. Lake Ave. 248-4127 Weekly Act i vities SlJ"lday Ctuch School 9 :30 A M Morning Worship 1 0 :45 A M BtlleCiass 4 : 30P M Evening Worship 5 P M WedneOOay Prayer Meeting 7 P M Btlle Study 7 :30 P M RV. WALTBI J. WILLIAMS PastOl' Emeritus Early Morning Worshi p 7 : 5 5 A M Sunday Morning Worship 9:30 A M Morning Worship-10:55 A M Wed., Fami ly N ig,t 7 P .M. For Transportation Call (813) 486-7890 FIRST BAP11ST CHURCH OF PRCMIIESS VILLAGE 8722 Progress Blvd. Tampa. Fl33619 Church Office : (813) 677-1948 Pastor's omce : (813) 672-0089 Academy Office : (813) 677-5988 Fax: (813) 672-o514 E-Mail: fboopv@tampabay .rr .oom DR. SR. Senior T eac:hlng Pastor AdultiChildren Worship Times 7:30AM. & 10:55A.M 4:m11J111!tllft Sunday-9 :45AM. Adult & Youth/ ChJdren T uesday11 AM.Adult Wednesday 7 P M. Youth/ Children 7:30P. M Adult A. Satell e Campus For Institute 'Growing The.Cht.roh For Global Chall;le' (Acts 1 : 8 Rom. 1 : 8 1 1 :8) I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. And whoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. YPWW 6 :00 P M Evening Worship 7 :00P. M TUESDAY & FRIDAY Evening Service 7 :00P. M ::! z "0 c: Ill r c;; ::::a: m 0 m < m -4 c: m en 0 )> z 0 :!! 0


C'l ,..: a: w Ill CIIJ Elks ThanllsgiVinglanadan m The Bay City Steppers partnered with the Bay City Elks Lodge for its annual Thanksgiving donation. Baskets were prepared for 6 families 0 through the Lee Davis Community Center. W The baskets were assembled at the Bay City Lodge, 2804 E. Colum bus Dr by Daughter Ruler, Elizabeth Belton; Vice Daughter Ruler, Patricia Pitt; Assistant Daughter Ruler, Cassie Edwards; Financial c Secretary Rosalie Brown; Recording Secretary, Mazola Cowen; i:i: Treasurer, lina Tillman; and Trustee, Nadine Walker. U.. Elgin Franklin is the Exalted Ruler of Bay City Elks and the Esteemed Loyal Knight of the Bay City Steppers is Isaac Anderson and Charnell Williams. The Exalted Ruler Esteemed Leading Ruler, Mike King; Stepper Lenore Robinson and Daughters Rosalie Brown and Patricia Pitt delivered the boxes to the center In December the Bay City Lodge and Temple and the Steppers will adopt a famil y and provide them with gifts and Christmas dinner (Photos by Sylvester Harris) Ms. Anika Coney, Lee Davis Center Director, and Joyce Hines, Assistant Director, received the boxes for residents. DIVINE WORD OF ... .... "' ... INC. "A FERVENTlVORD IN DUE SEASON" PSAIJI55:16-17 Speakers Include : lAdy Betty Green of House of Restoralion Church of God Inc. Dr. Thelma Daniels of Adonai Ministry, Inc. Elect Lady Shonn Davidson of3 MGM Christian Church Minister Leola 1illman Center For Manifestalion Minister Sharon Kidd and Company, as the Minister of Music for this occasion. 'Dr. '11ielma !feet Ladi 'DanuCs Shonn Leofa 'T'ctrman Sunday-December 9, 2012 @3:30pm Worship Location: Holiday Inn Express (Lakeside Ballroom) m 47SO North Dale Mabry Hwy Tatnl>' Florida 3)614 cO w (!J Tea And Convarsadon Focuses On Wast Tampa Issues The recent Tea and Conversa tion hosted by "Candy Lowe Tea Time" landed on a heated issue the West Tampa Redevelopment issues. Area businesses and resi dents have voiced concerns about how they will fit in the new rede velopment decisions The evening concluded with fish and grits prepared by Perry Sullivan and Candy Lowe. (Photos by Julia Jackson) ( Dr. Bennie Small was the special guest for this segment of "Tea and Conversation." Angela was also in attendance. Swiyyah Muhammad, book author, listens attentively. Perry Sullivan listens during the discussion. MISSIONARY IHli.PTJJST CHURCH ROME AVE. .TAMPA, FL. 33607 Extends an invitation for the Month of December 2012 Sunday, December9, 2012 03:00PM Pre-Anniversary Service Celebration REV. REGINALD FRANKLIN Pastor, Rrst Baptist Church of Wauchula Sunday, December 16, 2012 0 3:00 Pre-Anniversary Service c;eJreoratu: REV. EDDIE GILBERT Pastor, Macedonia M. B.


Local E:vents Park To HoSt Plans Underwav For Old ; Holidav Program Fashion Gospel Explosion i :a BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor Mary Blake is employed by the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department But, that's not all she does. Mrs. Blake, a wife and mother, finds time to also serve as a community activist -helping people on all levels; that's what she enjoys. Her employment causes for her to work closely with children; that, too, is what she enjoys. She is always thinking of ways that the community can share their profession or expertise with the children at Copeland Park. Their Black History Month Program is usually held before standing room only crowds. Mrs. Blake and the staff at Copeland Park are now preparing for the 2012 Holi day Program. The event will be held on Friday, December 14th, 7 p. m. The park is lo cated at 11001 N. 15th St. For a nominal fee, vendors can also display their wares. Mrs. Blake is excited about the performance of ReMARY BLAKE .. Coordinator vealing Truth Drumline and Choir that will be among this year's participants. Others that have confirmed their participation are Blake High School Sign of the Time (sign group), Tampa Boyz, L. Williams and Judah Divine, Godchild and GM, Girl Wonder and other choirs, praise dancers, step teams, recording artists and more. There will also be a fash ion show. Bishop-Elect Michelle B. Patty and Arthur the Comic will serve as Mistress and Master of Ceremonies. day, December 9, 2012 4:00PM 24th Avenue, Tampa, FL A number of gospel groups along with St. John Cathedral Mass Choir are planning an Old Fashioned Watch Night Service for Monday, December 31, 2012. The group was inspired to pull this event together be cause "we have gotten away from having the late-night services like we used to enjoy in the past," states Marie Miller, one of those in volved with planning the program. During the times when (the late) Willie Banks and the Messengers would come to Tampa and be the featured group, people would stay at their home church for Watch Night Serv ices, then head to the pre planned location to enjoy gospel singing into the early morning hours even to the break of dawn. "We also had several local groups that would also per form," Mrs. Miller stated. Some of Tampa's own that also performed were the late David Miller, Hosey Neal, Mother Eddie M. Jackson, Maude Jackson and many others. "So we're bringing back a spirit-filled Watch Night Service this year like we used to have. This is an open invi tation to the community to celebrate a brand new year that the Lord has allowed us to see." The Gospel Explosion will be held at St. John Cathedral, 3401 25th Ave. after the reg ular Watch Night Service. Slated to appear on program are: Mighty Traveling Stars, Exciting Gospel Warriors, Gramps and the Golden Harps, Tampa Boyz and the St. John Mass Choir. There is a small admittance fee and proceeds will benefit the church. The Open Cafe will be open for breakfast. For additional informa tion, contact Marie Miller (813) 626-5601. ;-1 N 0 ..... N


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It is important for the care recipient to execute this document while mentally alert to have the capacity to grant or transfer such a power to another person. The document should also include a HIP AA statement, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The law was created to protect a patient's medical information and records from being re leased with written permission. A HIPPA Release authorizes all healthcare providers to re lease information to the health care surrogate when the patient is unable to make medical deci sions. Having this document saves time and money by providing the surrogate with access to records he or she would nor mally need a court order to ob tain. Living Will A living will is a document that allows a person to express their wishes concerning life support if a he or she becomes incapacitated. The basic pur PQse of a living will is to make a decision, in advance, whether or not life will be prolonged by life-support methods. Because family members may not agree on the best course of action, it is best to make personal wishes known, not only orally, but also in writing. A living will sets forth the conditions under which life Revocable (Living) Trust Most people assume trusts are established for the very wealthy and the average person does not need a trust. This assumption does not necessarily apply to a revocable trust. Unlike a will, which comes effective only after death a rev ocable trust is effective while still alive. Through a revocable trust, decisions about how property is managed before and after death can be made. The conditions of the trust vary on an individual basis and can in clude decisions that determine the age children can receive as sets, require certain behaviors Oike attending college) limit payout provisions to beneficiar ies, and provide protection against beneficiary creditors. If handled properly, a revo cable trust can eliminate the need to probate. Phyllis Smith J.D., LL.M. is an associate professor in the College of Law at Florida A&M University. She has practiced law for approximately eight years as a commissioned officer and attorney in the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG) where she provided estate planning needs to soldiers serving throughout the country and overseas. BLICKLAWFIRM Accidents Injury Criminal DUI Helping the Hurtng IUVBiack "Be Black, Buy Black, Think Black and every thing else will take care of itself." -Marcus Garvey Empowered greetings. Today I want to encourage you to BUY BLACK during this holiday season. Why, you may ask? The reason is that you have the power to keep a Black business alive and thriving. Your money is the heart that pumps blood into a Black business and the Black community. For we know. that when the heart stops the body dies. If we become solely dependent on others outside of the Black community to keep us alive, we will soon die So your money spent in your community with your people could very well be the lifeline needed to revive us. Your money could cause a surge in Black economic development. Your money could help bring down the Black unemployment rate. Your money empowers more Blacks to become success ful. Your money can cause things to be the change that $750 Per Person TiWiiPCA-...,1 .nd AI &* Hoell Atcccli I I IOdllllol WITNEss HIS10R'I Participat In ln.ugumion Visit MLK Monument Acinitlanoe to: Reginald F LevAs Museml d African American History & Culture Blacks want to see Your money keeps things moving forward Your money talks and every thing else walks. It's time to stop talking about it and be about doing what it takes for our people to rise up. As a people we are more powerful than we have ever been taught to believe. To gether, we can accomplish what we will. Your money, when concentrated through the right chan nels will demand others that have overlooked you to take no tice and respect the power you possess. Your money can cause a paradigm shift in the distribu tion of wealth. Your money speaks volumes, even when your words are few. This is a clarion call. Start today and continue from this day forward to Be Black, Buy Black and Think Black and watch everything else that takes place. To contact Selphenia Nichols-simmons Email: thegueenofsuccess@yaboo.com Follow her on twitter @queenofsuccesst Facebook: Selphenia Nichols Call, 813-956-0185.


Celebrating Victory And Service To The Community On the evening of Tues., Nov. 6th, the parlcing lot of Lakeland's community busi ness icon, Coney s Funeral Home, was transformed into a celebration center. Just as she had done in 2008, Sonji ConeyWilliams, President/CEO, had proclaimed victory in the reelection of President Barack Obama. At s:oo p.m., supporters of President Obama began gathering to enjoy free food, beverages, entertainment and watch the USA's Presidential Election. Reverend Jesse Harvin, pastor of New Bethe l A.M.E. Church, rendered an opening prayer and blessing of the food. Derrick Buggs served as Master of Ceremony. Coney-Williams expressed her excitement and expectation of victory during her opening remarks. The evening of celebration was also ConeyWilliams' expression of thanks to the families of Polk County, for their support of coney's Funeral Home over the past 25 years An outdoor theatersized screen provided an oversized view of the countdown to victory as the results of the election continued to be followed throughout the night. Guests purchased tshirts and other elections memorabilia from vendor Candy Wilson. Musical entertainment was provided throughout the evening, by DJ Sam Miller; and l ocal music artists Sbauna Solomon and Everton. Amidst the guests and supporters enjoying the evening were: Esau Coney, Andrew Williams, James Williams, Diane Ashley, Lace Mitchell-Whitten, Larry Mitchell, Quon'Shae Johnson, Lasonia Young, Judith Haggins, Saundra Brison, Officer Fred Lewis, Marquis Robinson, Annie Phyalls, Sheila Williams and a host of others. Seniors Thanksgiving Luncheon Held On Wed., Nov. 14th, community seniors and their chaperones were treat ed to an early Thanksgiving at the Catherine Leonard Thanksgiving Luncheon for Seniors. The host-site of the lun cheon was The Dream Center of Lakeland, former ly known as The Freedom Center. Michael Cooper, President/CEO, gave open ing remarks and blessed the food, which was served by Honor Students of the Victory Assembly School. Among those who enjoyed the delightful afternoon of good food and fellowship were: Dorothy Sanders, Betty Hills, Willeen Cook, Rhonda Payne, Marjorie Cheuvront, Linda Willis, Kawanna Freeman, DeAundray Williams, Elizabeth Roman-Ortiz, David Simpkins, Celina Opaleke, Myra Bryant, and Michael Tayle>r. City of Lakeland's Commissioner Phillip Walker stopped in to show his sup port and to chat with some of the seniors. Happy Birthday Shaw-Nuf Talk extends birthday wishes to Pastor Shelton W. Faison, and Azzilene Byrd, who will each cele brate another natal day on Dec. nth; and to Edna Lawrence, who will cele brate her natal day on Dec. 16th. May the Lord continue to bless each of you with many more 'Qirthdays! Shaw-NtifShout-Out This week's Shaw-Nt.if Shout-Out goes out to Lakeland s American Youth Football Team, Lakeland Destroyers! On Sun., Dec. 2nd, The Lakeland Destro yers defeat ed the Detroit AllStars, 29-7 in the Turkey Bowl. The undefeated Destroyers are celebrating a 2012 record of 14-o ... and it's not over yet. Congratulations to Coach Vashon, Coach Amp, Coach Ivan, and the Lakeland Destroyers team members, staff, volunteers, and parents! And a special ShawNuf Shout-Out to my grandson, Derrick Brathwaite, who is an offense/defense left tackle for this undefeated team! Go, Derrick! Your family is proud of you and the Destroyers. Prayer Request Let us pray for the fami lies, of the Kansas City Chiefs, and all of those who are touched by the recent passing of the late J avon Belcher of the NFL's c Kansas City Chiefs, the late Cassandra Perkins, and m for their three-month old i: daughter, Zoe'. What a tragedy. We may not know l:J these families, personally, ....,. but let us pray. Polk County Advertisers/ Distributors Sought The Florida Sentinel Bulletin is in search of advertisers and distributors in the Polk County area. Are you int e rested in advertising your business, church, orga nization community events, emp l oyment opportunities, etc. in the Sentinel or hav ing the Sentinel avai l ab le for purchase at your church, agency or place of business? Yes! .. then contact me at (863) 5138437 or Oarlene Thomas at (863) 513-217 8. Talk To Shaw-Nuf ... ..., "TT r 0 :!! c Shaw-Nt.if Talk wants )>o to hear from you. Share news and/ or photos of your celebrations, special events, z birthdays, anniversaries, m weddings, family reunions, :;; civic groups, social clubs, c: religious organizations, and J= community news, etc., with !:!l the readership of the z Florida Sentinel Bulletin by "'0 sending .an e-mail to: c: sbawnuftalk@yahoo com or calling (863) 513-8437. in m c a e and couple bchanue eddiDU ows m < m BY CYNTHIA E. ZORN-SHAW Polk County Columnist I have found the one whom my soul loves." Song of Solomon 3:4 LAKELAND -David J. Coicou and Jasmine Ji), Harris vowed their love, one for another, at a quaint gathering of family and friends at First Presbyterian Church, in Lakeland. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Coicou. The bride is the daughter of Mayor Gow B. and Mrs. Kay Fields, and James Harris, Jr., of Lakeland. (Photos by Shaw-NufJ Ms. Genelle Jordan and daughter, Pamela Calloway, enjoyed the weddin,g reception. ....... ---..,-4 c: Dr. Jeffrey Redding sang "I Found Love" as the bride entered the sanctuary. The bride shares a special moment with the children of her wedding party. The bride and groom with family and wedding party. m C/) c > z c ., 0


Georgia Woman s Sharmon,leaders Deliver Sentenced To 12 Years sran1na TUesdav Black Agenda For For Running OVer Pres. Obama's Second Term b-BoJfriend LL VANESSA MARIE GARRETI'-ROGERS DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA -Vanessa Marie Garrette Rogers, 28, plead guilty to fE running over her ex C boyfriend with an SUV an d Z will spend 12 years of a 30-c:( year sentence behind bars. She will spend the remain ing years on probation. w According to a statement released by the Douglas > County District Attorney's ffi office, she will also have to tu pay her victim, Darius c w Row, $58,ooo in restitution. Garrett-Rogers pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated battery, aggravated assault and leaving the scene of an accident for the July 2010 incident. Garrett-Rogers struck the victim, whose name was not released, at Pinebrook Mobile Homes hours after he ended the couple's rela ti onship, Assistant District Attorney Tom Kegley told the court. Witnesses said Garrett R ogers struck the victim dragged him under her vehicle, and backed over him before fleeing the scene. The victim laid motionless on the ground until investigators arrived and transported him to Grady Mem o rial Hospital, where he was treated for a dislocated pelvis and a fractured femur, along with injuries to his skull and hands. MAYOR CORY BOOKER NEW ARK, NJ -Mayor Cory Booker said he wi11 live on f ood stamps for a week starting Tuesday. Booker said on Thursday that he will honor the chal lenge he made t o a Twitter follower earlier this month and try liv ing on the monetary equivalent of food stamps for at least a week. "December 4 to 11. Seven days," Booker said after the ribbon cutting for new loft apart ments in Newark. He said he will be limited to $1.40 for each meal. The North Carolina woman B o oker challenged plans to accept, but she is not sure she will do it next week. She said she is upset t hat B ooker didn t consult with her before picking the dates. She said Booker sent her a tweet this week saying his staff would be in touch but she has heard nothing since. J: (/) ::i Ill :::;) PERSON A L INJURY & A UT O ACCI DENT S z ti ...J ...J :::;) Ill ...J w z w (/) c:( c a: 0 ...J lL Jimmie Butler BARBAS SANDERS BUTLER&HoVSEPIAN .ciTORNEYS AND OOUNSBLOIIS XX LAW Katherine Agllano Automobile Accidents Boat/Jet Sid Accidem Motorcycle Accidents Defective Products Slip and Fall Wrongful Death 1802 WEST CLEVELAND STREET TAMPA, FLORIDA 33606 8132 546 652 All InJury Claima Free l111ormUlon Concerning Quwflk;atlone l Expelitnee Avallbt. Upon Requ.st The nltlng ot ., attorney IS an tmponant decisiOn that 5houlct not be ba&Sed SOlely upon Betor. a.Sk us to $end you free Wl1tten lnf01111a.tlon. GUIUERMO GOMEZ Criminal Defense former State Prosecutor Both Federal & Stale GOMEZ & TOUGER, P.A. ATTORNEYS AT LAW AGGRESSIVE ATTORNEYS 813-876-6622 2310 N.ArmeniaAve Tampa, FL 33607 1 www.gotofloridalaw.com Auto Accidents Personal Injury Criminal Oef n e FREE CONSULTATION 24 HOURS SERVICE REV. SHARPTON And OTHER BLACK LEADERS WASHINGTON, D.C.-More than 6o of America's leading civil rights social justice, business and com munity leaders gathered in Washington, DC to discuss how to provide positive solutions to "key" issues i n the B lack community as President Obama embarks upon his second term. The meeting was con vened by Marc H M orial, President & CEO, National Urban League, Rev. AI S harpto n of The National Action Network, Ben Jealous, NAACP National President; Melanie Campbell, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and numerous others. "We leaders in the African American community are gathered here to convey our priorities for an agenda that moves our community towards economic empowerment and prosper ity," said M orial. "We embrace our historic role as the of the nation. We are united in our mission to support and protect the well being of the African-American commu nity. The leaders outlined steps to develop a public policy agenda for Black America. The communique was as follows: *Achieve Economic Parity for African-Americans *Promote Equity in Educational O pportunity *Protect and Defend Voting Rights *Promote a Healthier Nation by Eliminating Healthcare Disparities Achieve Comprehensive Reform of the Criminal Justice System "We are taking this from rhetoric to results," said Rev AI Sharpton, whose National Action Network has been widely credited with successfully pushing back on voter suppression and getting out the Black vote, two key components of Pres. O bama's re-election, "from people saying that we need an agenda to us sitting down and collec tively coming up with one. N.Y. Coon Dis $1M School Racial Harassment Award NEW YORK One of the biggest awards ever issued for racial harassment in high school -$1 million was upheld Monday by a federal appeals panel that said it was fair for a jury to conclud e a school district should have done more t o stop dem eaning, threatening and violent conduct dir ected at a student. The decision by the 2nd U. S Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan left in place the award for Anthony Zeno, a former student at Stissing Mountain High School in Dutchess County. The award had been reduced from the $1.25 million a jury originally awarded the now 23 -yearold haircutter during a 2010 trial. The appeals court said the award wasn t unreasonable given that payouts for harassment in similar cases have ranged from the low six figures to $1 million in one other instance.


., ll 6 c m 0 m 3: m m ll .:" N 0 The Children's Board of Hillsborough County has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) PUR 2013-05 RFP Creative Services CBHC REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Creative Services For more information, including deadlines, visit: www.ChildrensBoard.org and click on Purchasing. IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012-16396 DIVISION: M SABINO ALDAY, Plaintiff vs. KIMBERLY A. PATTERSON Defendant. NOTICE OF ACTION BY POSTING TO: KIMBERLY A. PATTERSON Whose Last Known Address Was: 224 Birch Lane Tampa FL 33610 And Whose Present Address Is: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for establishment of ownersh ip of personal property described as : 1985/LANE double wide mobile home, located at 224 Birch Lane, Tampa, FL bearing identifi cation number : EJ05565A has been f i led against you and you are requ i red to server a copy of your written defenses i f any to it on Plaintiff s attorney Linda Breen whose address is: Bay Area Lega l Services, Inc 829 W. Dr MLK Blvd Ste #200, Tampa, FL 33603 on or before December 26 2012 and file the original with the Clerk of Court, George Edgecomb Courthouse 800 E Twiggs St., Am 103, Tampa FL 33602 i mmediately thereafter; otherwise a Default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. H you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Hillsborough County Courthouse, 800 E. Twiggs St., Room 604, Tampa, FL 33602; (813) 272-7040, at least (seven) 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or Immediately upon receiving this notHicatlon If the time before the scheduled court appearance, or Immediately upon receiving this notification If the time before the scheduled appearance Is less than 7 days; If you are hearing or voice Impaired, call 711. Dated on 16th day of November 2012. Pat Frank As Clerk of Court Marquita Jones Deputy Clerk HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY (AUTHORITY) Invitation to Bid Solicitation Number 13-534-003 Invitation to Bid (ITB) for Elevators And Escal ators Maintenance and Repa ir will be received from f irm s by the Authority at Tampa International Airport Offices located at 4160 George J Bean Parkway, Sui te 2400, Admini strative Building Second Level, Red Side, Tampa, Florida 33607. Solicitation documents and detailed requirements will be available on the Tampa International Airport website at www. tampaairport.com Quick Links, A i rport Business, Notice of Soli citations on Wednesday November 28, 2012. INVITATION TO BID The TAMPA SPORTS AUTHORITY hereby issues Public Notice o f its intention to receive sealed b ids at the off ice of the Authority located at 4201 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida, at which time bids will be opened and public l y read aloud Sealed bids are invited for the following: BID #12-17 Raymond James Stadium Video Control Room Upgrade MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE DATE/TIME/LOCATION: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 @ 11 :OOAM AT THE TAMPA SPORTS AUTHORITY OFFICE BID OPENING DATE/TIME/LOCATION: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 @ 11 :OOAM AT THE TAMPA SPORTS AUTHORITY OFFICE Bid packages will be available for distribution and pick up at the Tampa Sports Authority office after 10:00 am on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 or online at www.tampasportsauthortty.com. Further details and specifications may be obta ined from the office of the Tampa Sports Authority by calling (813) 350-6500 Extension 6519 _The TAMPA SPORTS AUTHORITY reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities, if any, and accept the bid, which in the judgment of the Authority, is determ ined to be in its best interest. Dated at Tampa, Florida this 2 Day of November 2012. Iss/ Jeanette Baker VP of Finance, TSA -------------Fe:.-"Y"c:: ._. .-"'Th_, .:s ..... le.tl ... .,..,----..... ...... -..-... .... __ K--- c::.-.are8-_.._ ...-. .-.-.t "--=-... ... The Southwest Florida Water Management District will hold an evaluator's meet ing at 1 :30 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2012 at the District Headquarters, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksvi ll e Flor i da 346046899 for RFQ 13-1302-WMIS Review and Analysis For questions, contact Anita Hoover at (352) 796-7211 extens ion 4136. Anita Hoover Procurement Specialist INVITATION TO BID Pursuan t to Chapter 69-1119, Special Acts, Laws of F lor ida, sealed B ids will be received by the Director of Purchasing, City o f Tampa, in his office until: 2:30PM ON 12/14/12 DUCTILE IRON COMPACT MECHANICAL JOINT FITTINGS 4"-48" 3:00PM ON 12118112 AUTOMATED HEM/SGT HEM EXTRACTION SYSTEM then and the r eafter to be pub li cly opened and read. Bid documents are available at the Purchasing Department (Phone No. 813/274-8351 ) It is hereby made a part of this Invitation to Bid that the submission of any Bid in response to this advertised request shall constitute a Bid made under the same conditions for the same contract price and for the same effective period as this Bid to all public entities in Hillsborough County. Dated: 1217/12 Gregory K. Spearman, CPPO,FCCM Director of Purchasing City of Tampa, FL 306 E. 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wr--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------... ,.: a: w m :& w (J w c a: I.L LEGAL NOTICES PCL Construction, Inc. is soliciting pricing from City of Saint Petersburg SBE certified subcontractor and suppliers for the LS 85 AW Master 30FM Part E project ln Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, FL. Project bids 12/13112 GC request a ll quotes no later then 12/10/12. Drawings and specifications are available upon request and assistance w ith bonding can be discussed. Please contact PCL Construction, Inc. 813.425.1443 for additional information. The Children' s Board of Hillsborough County has issued a Request for Proposal s (RFP) PUR 2013-05 RFP Creative Services CBHC REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Creative Services .For more information, including deadlines, visit: www.ChildrensBoard.org and click on Purchasing. INVITAnON TO BID T he TAMPA SPORTS AUTHORITY hereby i ssues Public Notice of i ts intention to receive sealed b i ds at the off i ce of the Authority, located at 4201 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa Florida at which time bids will be opened and publicly read aloud Sealed bids are invited for the fo l lowing: BID 112 Raymond James Stadium VIdeo Display System MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE DATE/TIME/LOCATION: Tuesday, December 18,2012 0 10:00AM AT THE TAMPA SPORTS AUTHORITY OFFICE BID OPENING DATE/TIME/LOCATION: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 0 1 O:OOAM ATTHETAMPA SPORTS AUTHORITY OFFICE Bid packages will be available for distribution and pick up at the Tampa Sports Authority office after 10:00 am on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 or online at www.tampasportsauthorlty.com. Fu r ther deta il s and spec i fications may be obtained from the off i ce of the Tampa Sports Author i ty by calling (813) 350-6500 Extension 6519 The TAMPA SPORTS AUTHORITY reserves the r i ght to reject any and a ll bids to wa i ve ir r egula r it i es i f a n y and accept the b i d wh i ch i n the j udgme n t of t he Aut h ority i s dete r m i ned to be i n its best interest. Dated at Tampa, Flo ri da th i s 2lb. Day of November 2012. GET .. Place Your Ad In The Business Directory /ssl Jeanette Baker VP of Finance, TSA m Contact LaVora@ (813) 248-192'1Fax To: (813) 248 Or Email: ledwards@flsentinel.com I $50.00 For Everyone You Refer To Us $300.00 Credit Cards Paid Everyone Better Faster Cable I Internet (813) 842-3494 WANTED!!!! 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Summons/Ryan Franklin JacksonWhlte, Attorneys At Law, A Professional Corporation, 40 North Center, Suite 200, Mesa, Arizona 85201, T: (480) 464-1111, F: (480) 464-5692, E-mail: centraldocket@jacksonwhitelaw.com, Attorneys for BMO Harris Bank N.A., By: Scott L. Potter, Bar No. 025157 In The Superior Court Of The State Of Arizona In And For The County Of Maricopa BMO Harris Bank N.A., as successor to M&l Marshall & llsley Bank, Plaintiff, vs. Ryan Franklin, an Individual, Defendant. Case No.: CV2012-o94343 Summons The State Of Arizona To The Defendant: Ryan Franklin, an in dividual. You Are Hereby Summoned and required to appear and defend within the time applicable, in this action in this Court If served within Arizona you shall appear and defend within twenty (20) days after the service of the Summons and Complaint upon you, exclusive of the day of service. If served out of the State of Arizona--whether by direct service, by registered or certified mail or by publication--you shall appear and defend within thirty (30) days after the service of the Summons and Compla int upon you is complete, exclusive of the day of service. Where process is served upon the Arizona Director of Insurance as an insurer's attorney to receive service of legal process against it in this state, the insurer shall not be requi red to appear answer or plead until exp i ration of 40 days after date of such service upon the Director Serv ice by registered or certified mail without the State of Arizona is complete thi rty (30) days after receipt of service Serv i ce by publication is completed thirty (30 ) days after the date of first publicat ion. Direct service is complete when made. Serv ice upon the Arizona Motor Vehi cle Superintendent is complete thl rty (30) days after f iling the Affidavit of Compliance and return rece i pt or Officer's Return RCP 4 ARS -222 28-502 28-503. You Are Hereby Notified that i n case of your failure to appear and defend within the t ime applicable, j u dgment by default may be rendered against xou for the relief demanded in the Compla int. You Are Caut i oned that in order to appear and defend, you must file an or prope r response in writ ing with the C lerk of t h i s Court accompan ied by the necessary filing fee, within the t ime required. You are required to serve a copy of any response upon the Pla i nt i ff's attorney RCP 10(d) ARS 311, RCP 5 The name, address and phone number of Plaintiff's attorney is : Scott L. 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