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Celebrating 64 Years In The Tampa Ba _, .... ., ... a cia ORIRII ICII SEE STORY ON PAGE 9-A GIRLS RAISED IN THE SOUTH PRESENTS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER Girls Raised In The South, also known as G. R. I. T. S., presented its annual charity fundraiser on Sunday, April 19, 2009. The 3rd Bachelors' Auction was held on the campus of the University of South Florida. Several young men were participants to help the organization raise funds. G. R. I. T. S. was founded in Tampa in 1998 by a sisterhood of women with a common goal of serving the community, especially youth. Members of G. R. I. T. S. who attended last Sunday's event were: seated, Kathryn Merritt and Sheila Russ Standing, left to right: Donna Douglas, Celeste DeBose, Debbie Murray Patricia Campbell, Marilyn Washington, CaSandra Washington and Tanera DeCosey. (Photography by Brunson) -Details Revealed In Missing Man Ca SEE PAGE 3-A Iii iis Target Rights Of Poor, Minorities SEE PAGE 10-A East Tan1pa Park Renan1ed After Cch SEE PAGE 2-A Author's Book To Become A Movie SEE PAGE 11-A


0) 8 Features N ' On Tuesday, April 22, Ca: Chairman, Thomas Scott, w asked that the 18th > Avenue Park in Belmont w C Heights be renamed the w :J: en ::::i a:l :::) D.. z i= w ..J ..J :::) a:l I ..J w z i= z w en ii 0 ..J u. Alfred "AI" Barnes Park in his honor. In a memorandum dated April 7, 2009, Darrell Smith, Chief of Staff and Santiago Corrada, Neighborhood Services Administrator, along with Karen Palus, Parks and Recreation Director and the city's legal department, agreed to the motion that had been made by Chairman Scott and Councilman Charlie Miranda. On April 16, 2009, the amendment to rename the park was presented to Council for review and con sideration. The moti011 carried. Chairman Scott said all that remains now is to change the sign and schedule an official ceremony. "It has been approved. We're honoring a man who served the city, his community and the youth. I think his family will appreciate this honor as well." His wife, Mrs. Olga Barnes, said this brings a lot of comfort to them. "We got together on the anniversary of his death and shared our memories. We wanted it to be something uplifting and funny. "Since his death, we've received so much mail from people whose lives he touched as far back as 40 EASY HOME REFr LOAN When you refinance with the Fifth Third Easy .Home Refi Loan, you'll reap the benefits immediately. You can use this low closing cost option to lower the rate or payment on your existing mortgage, pay off high-interest bills or finance home improvements You'll receive a low fixed rate and payment for the life of the loan. The application process is quick and easy. And best of all, your closing w ill take place at your neighborhood Fifth Third Banking Center. Give us a call m&ile BANKING ....... at 1-866-53-LOANS or visit 53.com to see what we can do f or you. FIFrH THIRD BANK The things we do for draams.-*tomdlrM!wamappr!Hallh rtMoomtlit!l rermmsIIB!lmaybewdecUtille(mlllliVOU"taxactfis). IIU,I!miSI'danilionsarestijed to cllal9wtlot1Dk2. Nodosing

::D c Feature !< Police Hoping For Break To Find Missing Man. > 'tl ::D r N BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Tampa Police are hoping that residents and business owners in the Thonotosassa area can help with the investigation of a young man missing more than two weeks., He was last seen in the company of his friend, whose body was found in a wooded area on April 7th. Ms. Andrea Davis, spokesperson for the Tampa Police Department said, "We are asking business owners and residents in the area to report anything the feel might help in the case. They may have seen something that might be the break we need in this case." She further stated that detectives are stilrwaiting on the report from FDLE (tpe Florida Department of Law Enforcement) physical evidence collected at the home. They are waiting to determine whose blood was found inside the house. Police believe that 21-year old Carl G. Walters was murdered at the home, located at 1810 E. Humphrey, he shared with his brother, 28-year-old Derrick Cullins. Walters' body was foi.md on April 7th in a wooded area in Thonotosnssa. The cause of death was the result of injuries sl.tstained during a violent attack with a knife. Walters' body had 18 cuts RYAN DAR.KINS DAVIS ... Still Missing or lacerations. His body had been there between 24 and 36 hours when it was discov ered, police said. Missing And Endangered Walters' friend, 20-year old Ryan Jerard Darkins Davis was last seen on Sunday, April 5th, when he left his home in the company of Walters. Darkins Davis told his mother, Ms. Robin Harris, that he was going to spend the night with Walters because he had an appointment the fol lowing Monday morning. Ms. Harris repmted her son missing on Wednesday, April 8th, after not hearing froril him. Police are listing Darkins Davis as an endangered person. Darkins Davis is Sol Printing Ca_n help. orqering yqqr. invitations easy! Packages I Invitations* Name Cgrd., s Enyelopes Personalized with a Photo ... from : '' 7' .;, .:.. I : -:f -. 0 : ; ,. l 1 CARL G. WALTERS ... Body Discovered in Wooded Area on April 7th described as being 5'5" and weighing about 120 pounds. He has a low haircut arid a tattoo of musical notes behind his ear He also has a mole on his nose and anoth er mole near his left eye. He has a light goatee and is known for smiling a lot. A graduate of Middleton High School in 2007, Darkins Davis is a student at Hillsborough Community College, where he is a Criminal Justice major. Earlier this week, police said their investigation is focusing on an area in Plant City where Walters' body was found. Officers are searching the area from Thonotosassa Road south to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and from CR 579 east to Park Road. Anyone with any information is asked to call (813) 231-6130. Bond Denied During an interview with police, Cullins denied being in the area where his brother's body was found. But police reportedly observed unexplained cuts on Cullbts' fingers, a bite mark on his buttocks, and a bite mark on his chest. He also had blood on his clothing and shoes, police said. Police said carpet from his home had been removed, a sofa, and love seat were also missing. Fresh paint covered blood on the walls. Tampa Police Det. Chuck Massucci testified that although Cullins said the carpet was gone when he woke on April 5th, police found a receipt in Cullins' truck that showed someone had made a trip to a city incin erator and dropped off the <;iirpet and furniture. Howf!ver, the items were not DERRICK CULLINS ... Being Held Without Bond in Brother's Murder burned and were transferred to a landfill where police are searching for it. N 0 0 CD They further stated that Cullins' credit card showed several gallons of ammonia, paintbrushes, bleach, plastic gloves and a bucket had 0 been purchased. 2:! Police also obtained video and receipts from a en gas station near where the body was found as well as a ::::! receipt from a car wash. After hearing evidence in r;the case, Judge Walter aJ Heinrich ordered that ? Culllins be held without r bond until the trial on Tuesday. z 'tl c: aJ r u; :I: m c m < m ::D -< c: m C/) c .)lo < > z c 2:! c (813) 495-3702 1-866-352-4200 C) m w I >


0) 0 0 C\1 .,f' C\1 ...J a: ll. <( >-"' <( c a: u.. Editorials & Columns FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202-140) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publishers, Inc., New York. 1990 94 CP Timelnternational POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P.O. Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL W.W. Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C. Blythe Andrews 1901-19n (1945) Founders C. BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR., CHAIRMAN S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCULATION AND PRESS DIRECTOR Subscriptions$44.00-6 Months Both Editions: $87.00-Per Year Both Editions. Opinions expressed on editorial pages of lhls n&wspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily reflect the editorial stance of.'Qle FIQrlda Sentinel Bulletin or tha Publisher. Anvbodv Can Make A It reminded us of another president, at another time. While Iranian Prexy Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was busily criticizing Israel as a "most cruel and repressive racist regime," a red plastic nose went sailing past his head. It could have been a shoe. Meanwhile, other shoes were being thrown. From c well-manicured size-twelve feet came a fusillade of i: shoes tossed by members of the Congressional Black U.. Caucus at current President Barack Obama. They were C aimed at him and his administration for something no :i student of American History ever thought he or she > wouldsee. <( America, for a second time, would be boycotting a United Nations conference on racism. Members of the W CBC were outraged! i= Then the president of Iran took to the mike. And the > shoe-throwers put their loafers back on. a: What would have happened, had President (}bama ignored his aides and listened to his heart? How might W the world have viewed a scene, which would have C included a silent-but-glum Barack Obama, listening to the tirades of a known antagonist against America) en Israel and free-speech, while American allies such as :::::; Holland, Gennany, Australia, Italy and even Canada had long-since retired to the cafeteria or had gone to take a ll. smoke? Z Yet, the Black Caucus let it be known that it was ti "deeply dismayed" by the President's decision to boycott ...J what the Caucus perceived as a giant opportunity to S finally address grievous and global racist wrongs. m And then, as we said, earlier, President Ahmadinejad ..J took to the mike. Oh, well, one might say to members of the Congressional Black Caucus, "anybody can make a i= mistake!" (And this time was your turn!) z w en <( c a: 0 ...J u.. Last Minute Legislation Signs Of Disrespect For Voters A slew of last-minute legislation being pushed through by Florida's majority Republican legislators show an obvious disdain and disrespect for Florida voters while demonstrating a "lip-service" concern for our children's education welfare. One piece of legislation clearly shows Republicans have not gotten over being trounced during the 2008 presidential election. We're referring to attempts by Tallahassee to penalize senior citizens, voter registration and Election Day volunteers, as well as voters who change their addresses less than 29 days before an election. It would seem Republican Party elephants do indeed, have long and malicious memories. Among legislation being resurrected and reconsidered by our current State Legislature is a bill that would allow oil and gas drilling within the Florida coastal waters (shore to 10 miles offshore). Environmental groups are up in arms at the prospect of having to fight this legislative battle one more time. Other pieces of legislation threaten to repeal class size for K-12 schools; cut funding for advanced placement classes and international baccalaureate programs; and l reduce funding for junior colleges arid universities; w while limiting sales taxes on luxury yachts and private c.:J jets. We hope parents, educators and senior citizens as well What You Do At Night ... It has often been said that what you do at night will come to the light. This statement came to life recently after six prison guards were caught on Video beating an inmate. The six officers involved in the incident no longer have a job, one officer, a 25-year veteran, resigned. But, the other five were not so lucky. Additionally, Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Walter McNeil plans to turn over the find ings of his investigation to the U.S. Attorney's Office for possible criminal charges. Five others were placed on administrative leave. They learned of the beat ing from a tip from another officer. Apparently, this offi cer had a bit of conscious or integrity. Ben Williams. As the story goes, on April 8th, the prison had a power failure. It was at this time that a lieutet:tant, three sergeants, and two other officers pulled an unidentified inmate from his cell in solitary confinement and proceeded to beat the crap out of him. Apparently, those involved in the beating thought that they were safe because of the power outage. However, what they failed to realize is that although everything was dark, the cameras were equipped with a backup charger. Additionally, what's really interesting is that none of these officers were rookies. Their years of service were 25 years, 22 years, 16 years, 12 years, and two with 6 years. Any one of them could possibly end up serving time in the same institution where he used to be a guard. There is nothing "fun" about their jobs. Prison guards interact with society's outcast every day that they report to \.vork. They must deal with mur derers, rapists, child moles ters, thieves and everything in between. But, they knew that when they accepted the job. However, they are in a position of authority over the inmates. The inmates are at their mercy and the guards should not abuse their authority. It's one thing when it's an allegation, but it's a different ball of wax when it's on video. This just goes to show that what you do at night ... will come to the light. Minstrel, Comedian And Vaudeville Headliner! Having witnessed passio_nate movmg mimes m whiteface by talented youth at religious programs, each time I was reminded of the old blackface minstrel shows, which I wrote about last'week and wondered if the children had been taught about the historical significance of the mime and whiteface. Even though credit for mime is given to early 2oth century French actors such as the great Marcel Marceau, its history really began in the 19th century with actors like Stan Laurel (of Laurel and Hardy), Charlie Chaplin and Bert Williams, a Black man who performed in blackface. Whiteface is used to reveal facial expressions more clear" ly and neutralize the subject. However, during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, even though whites popularized and introduced blackface to American audiences, Blacks later replaced white min-strels Blackening their faces with cork, like white minstrels, many Blacks, according to the Museum of Racist Memorabilia, "pretended to be whites pretending to be Blacks, and performed similar 'Coon Shows,' which dehumanized Blacks, and helped establish the desirability of racial segregation." Minstrel shows lost their popularity in the late 18oo's with the advent of motion pic tures and radio, but remained popular in small towns and portrayed Blacks in even worse caricatures. One of the most famous Black minstrels was Egbert Austin Williams. Known as "Bert" Williams, the Bahamian immigrant entered show business as a "barker" in the 189o's, advertising Wild West medicine shows. In 1893, Williams was recruited by the troupe man ager of the Martin and Seig Mastodon Minstrels, which played the California lumber and mining camps. Later that year, Williams met and teamed up with George Walker, also a Black minstrel. The two toured rural America and Broadway as The Williams and Walker Show. Unfortunately, Walker died and left Williams to dance, sing and pantomime his way into clubs, cabarets, theaters and the hearts of audiences throughout America. Indeed, the handsome Bert-in-blackface became the most famous minstrel of his time, e":en playing a command performance in England, before His Majesty King Edward VII. 'Even so, Broadway sources claimed many white vaudevillians refused to appear on the same stage with Williams, while others complained that Williams' material was better than theirs, and thus outshined I Continued On Next Page I as other voters who oppose oil drilling, education cuts, classroom size increase and voter disenfranchisement will let their legislators know how they feel. Change comes when voters speak!


Hine-Parts For P.O. ''D iiiing!!" "Hello," I answered. "Who is this calling?" J Algonquin Hines speakin'," the telephone roared. "I'm thinkin' about runnin' for political office, and I need your advice. You got a minute?" the tele phone purred. It was my on-again, offagain good friend J. A. Hines, more infamously known as Hine-Parts among other things, behind his back, of course. "Sure, Bro. Hines. I've always got time for you" (I lied). "So, what's on your mind?" I asked (as if I cared). "Didn' you hear what I said?" barked a voice that sounded like a growl and a smack in the face. "Yeah, I heard you, I winced "You said you were thinking about running for political office." "That's right," yipped Hine-Parts! So, I picked up the bait. "What you planning on running for .. City Council?" "Nope," he snapped! "County Comniision?'' "Uh-uh," he gagged! "Well, are you run ning for Mayor of-'the City of Tampa? At that, Hines exploded, Are you crazy?? Do you know how many people are hankerin ; to be the Mayor of the CitY of Tampa? Heck, some body told me former Mayors Dick Greco and Sandy Freedman are even thinkin' about jumpiil' in, not to mention other folks like Joe Redner, Joe Robinso n and that former police fellah, Serious Lewis!" To put it politely, I was exasperated! "So, what-the devil are you running for?" I yelled into the receiver. And the answer I received was cool as a cucumber. "I'm runnin' for Dog Catcher." "You WHAT??" "You heard me! Did I stutter?" No, I had to admit, of all his faults, Hine-Parts did not stammer. "So, whatchou think I should do?" "Whatchou mean what I think you should do?" "You heard me! Shouid I run for Dog Catcher or NOT?" "Is anybody else running for Dog Catcher?" I inquired. "Not that I know of," answered Hine-Parts, "which is exactly why I'm fi'nduh run 'caus-e ain't nobody runnin' against me, but ME! 'Pretty smart, don'tchou think?" I looked at the phone receiver, and imagined I was staring into Hine-Parts' googly eyes Lord knows, I wanted to laugh, but was afraid his ear might catch me. So, I simply said, "I wish you well, my Brother though elec tion time is more than a year away." "I know that," said HineParts, as he thanked me for my time, then reminded me, political campaigns cost money and he would be hit -ting me up for a donation; sometime soon Then, before hanging up, he asked, "Do you think I could get a full-page ad in the Sentinel?" "For Dog Catcher?" I mused, as if I were thinking aloud. "I don't see why not," I answered. True enough, I didn't see why not, but I couldn't begin to wonder how the Sentinel might see it! Once again, H.P. thanked me and as I was about to hang, I heard him yell, "By the way, when you write that donation check, be sure to make it out to 'Mr. Jerome Algonquin Hines!"' I chuckled to myself, "That's 'Hine-Parts,' for short!" Black American Insight continued trom page 4-A them. Williams faced segregation and discrimination in many of the same hotels and restaurants where he performed. Unable -to eat in the same dining rooms or to ride in the same elevators as whites, Williams lamented the treatment he often received According to Wikipedia and PBS, even though Williams and the late Walker billed themselves as "Two Real Coons," and Williams' origi nally portrayed a slick, con piver while Walker played the "dumb coon" victim of Williams' schemes, Williams "did not play for laughs at the expense of other African Americans or Black culture, but rather based his humor on universal situations in which any member of his audience might find themselves." Williams became famous for his pantomimed poker game, which became so popu lar until it led him to be fea tured in the film A Natural Born Gambler." Williams also popularized several songs and the dance "Cakewalk." Harambee! ., JJ c )> "'C JJ r-1\) Q Q CD -Florida School For Bovs Was No secret A s a young boy I heard of the town of Marianna often. I have never been to the town. I didn't know how big it was, I didn't know anybody who lived there, and I had no desire to go there. The only thing that I knew _about Marianna was that the Florida School for Boys was located there. The school was simply known in our community as "reformatory school." As far as my childhood friends and schoolmates and I knew, the reformatory school was a place for bad boys and you didn't want to go there. A local newspaper recently did an article on the state run school that detailed child abuse, horribl e conditions, pain suffering, mental abuse and the destruction of young boys The allegations of abuse and torture is mind-boggling, many stories about how bad spine-chilling, x-rated in conditions were at the details; The country is in a matory school and how badly state of shock over the lurid the boys there were treated. description of what went on It was common knowledge. in the Florida School for As a boy, all parents, Boys. Details are ._ the police bad to light because a group of men do to straighten up a way who lived through this abuSL, 1Jo ward boy was to threaten to and torture as young boys -:;7,"' send him to-reformatory have filed a lawsuit and """""sChool. telling their stories. If we, as children, hun--__ Citizens lawmakers, law dreds of miles--from Marianna officials and relatives.. are in had heard about the evils of total shock over the history of the place, how come the State th e Florida School for Boys. I of Florida had not heard? personally do .n't understand why anybody would be Florida School for Boys ., shocked. What went on at the was no secret and if it was, it E) wasn't a well-kept one. JJ so-called reformatory school No ainourit of money will 0 was no secret. In fact, I don't remove the scars and the )> understand how the state tn allowed these practices to go mental anguish these men m on for so long. went through as young boys, As a child I was not addictbut I liope the State owns up z ed to keeping up with the to its dirty laundry and m news. I did not hang out with rewards these men generous-r;-bad boys. Yet, I had heard so ly. They earned it. r rm z "'C c: aJ c fJ) ::1: m c Under The Influence m < m JJ -< Over the past few weeks, far too many people have lost their lives due to people driving impaired. Although the numbers con tinue to rise, bartenders and saloon-keepers feel no responsibility. It's like the late Richard Pryor who said to a bartender, "What I'm drunk? You didn't say that an hour ago when you were sell ing me the alcohol." The fact is, bars, clubs and lounges make their money selling alcohol. Also, friends of these people allow them to drive l mowing they're in. no shape to naVigate automo bile This country has been patient with alcohol drinkers since the beverage was first introduced. Drugs are a target of federal and state governments, but even judges,, prison wardens, prosecutors defense attorneys, and law enforcement personnel get their drink on. Driving impaired can no longer be something that's taken for granted or brushed aside. When you get behind the wheel of a car drunk, you're not only risking your life, but the lives of a lot of innocent people. There are simple solutions \o this problem, if they are enforced. Always have a designated driver when you go out drink-c: ing. Also, call a taxi when you m know you can't handle the c wheel. There are other solu-tions, but people still feel they )> can drive after having more Z drinks than they should. C No matter bow many people :IJ die in accidents due to drunk c driving, more and more drinking estabfisbments open. They offer drink specials, and have even made the term, "Happy Hour," a household language. Should the U. S. govern ment give as much attention to this problem as they da their war on drugs. Virtually nothing is being done to com bat drunk driving.


en C) C) N ""' N ...J a: a. < <1: c a: LL c a: LL c z < c CJ) w ::) w > w c w % CJ) ::::; m ::) a. z ...J ...J ::) m ...J w z ;:::: z w CJ) < c a: 0 ...J LL Blame It On 'Dumb Dumb' Ifyou're an inmate read ing this and you're wonder ing why every year legislation involving prison reform always seems to die around the same stage in the process, look no further than some of the mentally impaired individuals surrounding you right now Every time one of those individuals gets out and commits a violent and heinous crime, the question becomes "what was he doing on the street in the first place?" It is a question state and federal lawmakers, faced with the balancing act of managing a financial crises while protecting the safety concerns of society at large, hate to address. On one hand they know that they can save millions of dollars by releasing a significant number of the inmate population. At the same time, they ask them selves, how many of these maladjusted individuals do they want to risk releasing into the public sector in an effort to alleviate some of the financial strain? Anti-prison reformist, lobbying congress on the behalf of corporations who benefit from the surplus of cheap prison labor, love to hear accounts of ex-cons returning to their former occupations upon release. It gives them the ammunition they need to block parole legislation and push for stricter penalties. Whenever one of these iru'nate 'Dumb Dumbs out of prison and do:es something stupid, it lfbt only reflects negatively on the thousands of otherwise well-intentioned individu als who long for the opportunity to prove themselves. It also creates another hurdle for inmate advocates such as F.A.M.M. (Families Against Mandatory Minimums) and M.ts. (Mothers of Incarcerated Sons) who argue for a restructuring and elimination of harsh sentencing guidelines. Through the legal maneuvering, inmate 'Dumb Dumb' becomes the poster child for everything wrong with the system. But the reality is that it doesn't matter if laws are passed to help reduce. the inmate population or further increase it, there will always be individuals who will continually go through the process and never learn their lesson. These are the people who, whether they realize it or not, actually enjoy being incarcerated. They love the constant bickering with power-tripping correction officers, violent frontations, sleeping next to toilets and being exposed to all types of abnormal human behavior on a daily basis. For a per son who has the chance to escape such an environment, committing an offense that would send him or her back has to either signify their love 8ffair with these conditions or their complete insanity. A. P. GIBBS. EsQ MATIHEW KOCHEVAR. ESQ THOMAS E. PARNELL. EsQ PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH AUTO, TRUCK, MOTORCYCLE OR BOAT ACCIDENTS. SUP AND FAlL, NURSING HOME NE(;LECT OR MEDICAl MALPRACTICE. All SERIOUS INJURIES. (813) 975-4444 1-800-711-5452 VV \N \ 'V. (; I B l) S J\ N D I' 1\ R N r l l C U 1\J\ OUR IS RATED ''AV" BY MARTINDAlE-HUBBELL, THE HIGHEST RATING FOR LEGALABILITI AND ETHICAL STANDARD, WORLDWIDE. TltP llirlng 1/.4 I All fmpt!rlonl {Je.k:imr That Slrov/d Not lie lletrM Up1>11 Adwmiunrmt B4rr Yrm .Aslc l/.t T" S.:nd llm FREE Writtell Our And f.,perln"' Inmate 'Dumb Dumb' doesn't care about parole or bringing back more good time. His world is one of revolving doors taking him from one extreme to the other, while serving a life sentence in installments. To him, having a fulfill in,g existence, enjoying freedom and being surrounded by loved ones means nothing. He does what he does without con- Adoption cern that society paints him as a consummate 'screw-up'. It is just unfortunate for those of us who have to come behind him, that we too will be colored with the same brash. 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., Letter To The Editor :rJ Historv Of Competition Yields Best Benefits Consumers. :tl As a life long Floridian I have seen with my own eyes what a difference a properly structured law can make in our state. Thirteen years ago the Florida Legislature became one of the first states in the nation to open Florida's communications mar ket to competition in a manner that protected consumers and allowed for growth and innovation in the communications industry. Since that time con sumers have seen new and better communications products and services, more companies from which to choose and services priced at competitive prices. I want to thank the Legislature for creating the 1995 Telecommunications Act because it actually helped con sumers in very tangible ways but as the Nobel Prize winning diplomat Ralph Bunche once said, "To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up." Never have these words been so poignant. With the economy spiraling out of control, unemployment reaching numbers that haven't been seen in decades, we need laws that w ill spark more growth and investment in our state. I believe the passage of the 2009 Consumer Choice and Protection Act is key. Why you might ask? Well, the proposed legislation promotes real competition and leads to companies investing more money in Florida. And in the process the proposed legislation gives cohsumers even more choices in service and service providers, which relays into better quality at more affordable prices. It also lays the ground work for Florida to improve its communications infrastructure and create new high -quality jobs, enhance our educational opportunities, receive better healthcare service and help improve the environment. At the same time, the legislati 0 m z :! z m r;m c: r rm :! z "'0 c: m c 0 :::1: m c m < m :rJ -< -4 c: m 0 c l> z c ., :rJ c


0) 0 0 N Local N ..J a: D.. <( > Buildings Named In Honor 01 Activists a: LL BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Tuesday, during the regular meeting of the Hillsborough County Board, two buildings were named in honor of Tampa educators. The board voted unanimously to make the changes. Services Center be named in honor of the late Dr. Sam Horton, a popular retired educator and administrator with the dis trict. Ms. Edgecomb also suggested that the Sylvia Kimbell-Full Service Center be renamed in honor of Mrs. Delia Sanchez, a retired Administrative Supervisor for. the County Head Start Prograin. c a: LL c z <( c en w ::::: 1-ft w > w c w :::1: en :::::i m ::::: D.. z tu ...J ...J ::::: m ...:. w z i= z w en a: g ,LL School Board member Doretha Edgecomb pro posed that the school district's Instructional Join Us As We EMPOWE As We Celebrate April 25, 20 Victory Temple Laytecia McKinney, Senior Pastor 7633 N. 56th Street* Tampa, FL 33617 (813) 989-1863 Sis.Tonya James Contact Person .. .. www.victorytempleoutreach.com WE CAN! DR. SAM HORTON Ms. Sanchez is credited with bringing the first Head Start program to Hillsborough County by working with former Congressman Sam Gibbons. Ms. Edgecomb said Ms. Sanchez served as an inspiration to so many parents who enrolled in the required parent-counseling segment of Head Start. "She has done so much in her role for the economically challenged children in Hillsborough County that I feel she should be honored in this way. "I selected the Kimball buiHling because it serves as a parent resource center, it offers community and other services in the community." Ms. Edgecomb said she ol:,tained information about how to rename the Sylvia MS. DELIA SANCHEZ Kimball Full Service Building after an elementary school was named in honor of Mrs. Kimball. The school board also voted to rename the Instructional Services Center, corner of N. 40th Street and 21st Avenue, in honor of Dr. Sam Horton. Dr. Horton, who was 79, died earlier this month. Mrs. Edgecomb suggested that the building be named in honor of Dr. Horton because of his tireless work to ensure that all children obtain a quality education. "I believe this is a fitting .; tribute to his memory. The NAACP, where Dr. Horton had served as president until his illness, is widely in support of naming this building in his honor," Ms. Edgecomb said. Dr. Horton launched his career with the Hillsborough County. School District as an English teacher. During his 42-ll2 years, he served as a coach and was the principal for the new Jefferson High School when it re-opened. As a trailblazer, Dr. Horton became the first Black General Director for Secondary Education in 1978. He retired in 1991. Dr. Horton began the United. 'Negro College_ Fund All-Star Basketball Game in Hillsborough County to benefit the United Negro College Fund. He also established a local chapter of the National Alliance of Black School Educators to bring more African American teachers into the district. Known as HABSE, the organization is dedicated to recruiting and retaining African American teachers. "We feel this is a befit. ting honor to Dr. Horton, past president : Of Hillsborough County NAACP and lorigtime Administrator in Hillsbo rough. Dr. Horton will be missed, but his memory lives on," Ms. Pat Spencer, Secretary of the NAACP said. CHRIST LIKE. MINISTRIES INT'. L PASTOR COY & LADY KAY MORGAN Presents First Friday Each first Friday of the Fellowship in the:_Word FRIDAY, May 1, 2009 227 South 78th St., Tampa, FL (located in the Engine Lab Industrial Park) c -. -:::> Featured OLD LANDMARK COGIC Pastor Mitchel Bryant of St. Petersburg, FL


Local McDonald's Patron onended Bv Racial Statement On Receipt Ms. Sandra Butler lives in Lakeland and commutes to Tampa daily to work as a secretary for the Sickle Cell Association. Ms. Butler said it's customary for her to always stop at the Ybor City M c Don a 1 d's IlL.----'""---------' Restaurant on SANDRA BUTLER 22nd Street and 13th Avenue, because of its convenience as she exits I-4. On Aprilt6th, Ms. Butler ordered a salad at the drive-through section of the restaurant. She received her salad, along with a receipt. "I put the receipt inside my purse, and didn't look at it again until I got back to my office." To her shock, Ms. Butler noticed that at the bottom of her receipt, the word "Negro" had been written by an employee. "When I brought this to the attention of the manager of the restaurant, he said Spanish peo-::_ _. _:_ ------M>:;J,::..ald 's. r.11y Jf::-:.1>1.1' -:..t!'fJi'f .. ((llJ) ;: -tl!-7-l94 3t :.-i:e1 (asl! Llr a HlOO '.rl ': .. 2M L r ..... fAif''!\. fl -; Jftl>"., y;J.l ,\::i'::.: l: lEU : : : ,, ,; :ill .Iii : ''. .;; !(J; 11Jll:'670}(1)({1i i ,. 1 :; *Sl f'.. j ... : ll

0 a: u. 0 z < 0 U) w ::::: w > w 0 w :t: U) ;:j ID ::::: ll. z ti _, _, ::::: ID ..J w z w U) C a: g u. COLLEGE HILL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 6414 NORTH 30TH STREET TAMPA, FLORIDA Monday, May 4th Friday, May 8th 7:00PM .. Pastor, Mount Hebron Memorial Of God In Christ Baltimore ; ... aryland ELDER CHARLES DAVIS, PASTOR Victory Temple Outreach Ministries (Located In The South Terrace Plaza) 7633 N. 56th Street Tampa, FL 33617 (813) 989-1863 Pastor Laytecia M Guest Speakers l _nclude: PASTOR FORTE, New Bethel 4128/09 PROPHETESS Y, WILLIAMS, Star of Faith Church 4l!29l09 EVANGELIST I. JOHNSON, Holy Temple 4/30/09 APOSTLE M. KELLY Truth Outreach 511/09 BISHOP S. YOUNG, New Birth 5/2/09 The New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Of Tampa, Floriaa Inc. 2511 East Columbus Drive-33605-2849 Church Phone: 813-248-8101 Reverend Dr. Walter J. Williams, Pastor Local New Bills Target lotinl Rights 01 low-Income Communities 01 Color This week, in the eleventh hour of the legislative session, Florida legislators are attempting to pass sweeping and unwarranted election bills to take away the civil rights of voters of color who have long struggled to fight their way to the ballot box. Poised to be enacted by Florida's House and Senate, Senate Bill 956 and House Bill 7149 are considered to be some of the country's most brazen attempts by state policymakers to disenfranchise the voting rights of lowincome communities of color. Through its grassroots work in Florida, Advancement Project and the Florida NAACP, leading national civil rights organizations with voter protection efforts in Florida, say the bills take away the voting rights of low-income communities of color by: Restricting the list of SENATOR ARTHENIA JOYNER acceptable forms of identi. fication for voter registration and identification at the polls; Prohibiting voters from completing a change of address forms at their precinct and voting by regular ballot; Severely impairing the ability of third-pa:rty groups to help voters ter to vote; Restricting the ability of voters waiting in line to vote to receive important nonpartisan information about voting and their rights at the polling place ; and Restricting the abilityof the governor to extend early voting. Senator Arthenia Joyner said, "The elections bill (Senate Bill 956 ) is a disgraceful effort to keep Florida's voters from exercising their Constitutional right to vote. This bill, if passed and approved by Governor Crist, will cause voters great inconvenience and deprive thousands of individuals of the privilege of voting," "The people of Florida deserve to have their voices heard and their votes counted when they .vote. This bill is nothing more than an anti-voting bill and will unravel hl.uidreds of years of effortS to guarantee those important Constitution-rights," Senator Joyner said. Countv Administrator Discusses Budget Issues Although the final budget approval is months away, the Hillsborough County Administrator said other cuts are probable because of the economy. She also stated that additional jobs and services would have to be eliminated. -Ms. Bean, Hillsborough County Administrator said, "Unless the board (Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners) is inclined to let us niise fees between the market, the legislators and their actions, and the passage of Amendment 1, we are going to lose some services and positions.': During the last two years, approximately 800 positions have been eliminated in Hillsborough County go v ernment. How e v e r, s he said only about 100 employees were actually laid off. The employees were eithe r mov e d to other positions or the positions cut were vacant. Ho w ev er, she said, "This year i s much w orse, if I hav e to take the total loss about 1,000 jobs will be cut. I've MS.PATBEAN Hillsborough County Administrator been here for 32 years and I love this organization, but we can't afford all of the things we've done in the pass." Ms. Bean said the County currently provides a hot meal to about 2,000 e lderly citizens eac h day. The y also l eave meals for the weekend that ca n b e heated. She is currently discussing a partnership with the Meals On Wheels Program that would continue providing the meal s if that service is c ut. She a lso s aid additional mandates are holding coun-ties more accountable and that the high foreclosure rates are causing taxes to drop. "Two years ago I had to cut $70 million from the budget. Last year, I had to cut another $50 million, and the second year of the budget will call for another $56 million .in cuts." One of the avenues Ms. Bean is pursuing is to meet with the other municipali ties (City of Tampa, Templ e Terrace, and Plant City) in the county to discuss corisol. idating some of the centrar services. She said she attempted this in the past, but wa s unsucc es sful. She is still holding out hope that the meetings will be suc cessful this time. Ms. Bean said two meetings to discuss the budge t will be h el d during the summer and the two r equire d public meetings will take place in September. City Editor Iris B. Holton can b e contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by e-mail iholton@flsentinel&QHI.


Local author Gets Offer To Turn Book Into Movie When Braxton Vaughn wrote his book, "17 Stacks," he never entertained any thoughts of it one day becoming a movie. "All I wanted to do was share my life experience with others who may have gone through the same thing." His book was about a proud 26-year-old husband and father and his real life experiences that are relative to today's generation. "I was inspired by the struggle of young husbands and fathers, and the hustle in life for anyone who wants success." The book did well and sold a lot of copies. But Vaughn never thought his book would wind up in the hands of a local director. BRAXTON VAUGHN "I got a phone call, and this director said he had read my book and suggest ed I convert it into a movie. I thought about it a little, and thought it would be a great idea." In with Felton Moore, Vaughn said the movie will be about the hustle and struggle of a h us.band and father, but he hopes any male figure can relate to it as far as how to be success ful against all odds. "I'm writing the screen play, and this is all new to me. I'm looking f o r l ocal people as cast m embers, and we start shooting May 2nd. "I'll be acting in the movie as myself, and I'll also take care of the sound track. We expect the movie and soundtrack to be released in 2010. I'm also looking for local artists, aspiring actors and actresses to be a part of this project." Reporter Leon -B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or emailed at lcrews@[lsen tinel.com. Women 01 Excellence Breakfast The College Hill Church of God In Christ will host their annual Women Of Excellence Breakfast on Saturday, May 2, 2009 at 9 A. M. The breakfast will be held at the College Hill Conference Center at 1002 East Dr, Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard, Tampa. The breakfast has grown since its inception several years ago. It is a time of inspiration, fellowship, good food and fun. Originally, this event was simply a way of the women of the church to get togeth er. However, over the years women from other church es as well as the community at large have become reguhir attendees and look forward to attending each year. We expect a great turn out again this year. .il: .,. G'0tP Clarence ovderdole For additional information you may call (813) 239-3161. Wedn e sday, April29 thru Friday May 1 7:00 pm Nightly 4811 Ehrlich Road, Tampa, Florida Rev Arthur T. Jones, D. Min., Senior Pastor New St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church 1006 South 50th Street Tampa, Florida 33619 813 242 6268 www.nsmmbc.com .--------::=-..;___;__::___;:;_...., PASTOR ALEC F HALL Sunday Morning Church School @ 9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Worship@ 11:00 A .M. Thursday Night Youth Bible Study @ 6:30 P.M. Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study @ 7:00P.M. Northside M. B. Church 5706 North 40th Street Tampa, FL 33610 Gue st Speakers: Rev. Danny Osborne 11 :00 A.M. Service Rev. Eugene Garnett 4:00 P.M. Service ALL ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THIS SPECIAL OCCASION!! 11Dua Day Celebration" First Mount Carmel A.M. E Church 4406 N. 26th Street *Tampa ; FL 610 CHAPLAIN BROWN speaRer REV. RALEIGH ALLEN, Ill Mt. Olive, Bealsvllle, FL International Ministries Ch 81 FIRST UNION M.B. CHURC 3707 E. Chelsea Avenue, Tampa, Fl. Rev. Bruce Gannon, Sr., Pastor THEME: "FORGEmNGI REACHING! PRESSING!" :=.: PHIUPPIANS 3: 13-14 Sunday, 11 :00 A.M. April 26, 2009 Rev. Adrian Gay ( Associate Pastor ) Macedonia M. B. Church of Zephyrhills (Rev. Eddie Nunn, Pastor) Forgetting, Reaching, Pressilg Chairpersons: Brother Michael & Linda Davis, Sister Millissa Glover and Sister Miranda L. Butler Wheatley. ., :a c !< )> "'0 :a rN .f-N 0 0 <0 ., r-0 ::c c )> U'J m z :::! z m r-1 ID c: r rm :::! z "'0 c: ID c U'J m c m < m :a -< -4 c: m U'J c )> z c ., :a c G') m ...... ...... I )>


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All About \'ou TANIYA SOLOMON TANIYA SOLOMON Happy birthday to mommy's Iii diva, Taniya Solomon. March 25t symbolizes the blessing of having you in my life. Love. Your mommy and daddy, Curshetis, b.k.a., Divameka. MZ.SOPHIA, MS. SHAWN, MZ.OSHA And MZ. OCTAVIA Big party bash on April 25, at 7:30-12:45 at the Tampa crus A--Cade, N. Boulevard and Ross Ave. for Mz. Shawn. Come out and have a ball, it's a hebe bash. Ladies do not have to wear be-be, men come as is. Birthday Greetings Happy birthday, Davnel L. Williams. From, your entire family and frieifds!!! i SentlneiBulletinll "T1 Applications Being Accepted For LeadershiP Tampa Class > Leadership Tampa, a program of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, is currently accepting applications for its 2010 class. The deadline to apply for the program is Wednesday, May 13th. -Leadership Tampa classes begin in September and conclude in May. Participants, who must demonstrate a clear involvement in community issues, are selected through a rigorous ""D and competitive process. Only 6o seats are avail-JJ able this year. r Applications are available at www.leadership-tampa.com or www.tampachamber.com. N Anyone wishing to obtain more information g about the organization or to obtain an applic a tion CD can contact Kelsey Bokor, Director of Leadership Programs, at (813) 276-9445, by email at kbokor@tampacham her .com. "T1 r 0 JJ c > en m z ::! z m r;DJ c: r r m ::! z ""D c: OJ c en :::1: m c m < m < -t c: m en c > z c "T1 c C) m ..... Co) I >


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Sports Draft Another Vehicle To Help Bucs Get Younuer RAHEEM MORRIS TAMPA--The Tampa Bay Buccaneers intend to be young, tough and have a nasty disposition. At least that's what firstyear coach Raheem Morris envisions, with the 19th pick in this weekend's NFL draft likely to be one of the keys to making that a reality sooner; rather than later. The youngest coach in the NFL at 32, Morris was tabbed to replace Jon Gruden, in part, because of his ability to relate to players -especially a talented, but largely inexperienced group of holdovers that must emerge if the Bucs are going to be successful. He scoffs at the notion. that not re-signing quarterback Jeff Garcia and releasing proven veterans such as linebackers Derrick Brook s and Cat o June, running back Warrick Dunn and receiv" er Ike Hilliard has left the team with gaping holes to fill. Quarterback and defensive tackle are the team's most pressing needs entering the draft. While there has been plenty of speculation about Kansas State's Josh Freeman winding up in Tampa Bay, it may be diffi cult to use the pick on him if a player with the potential to make an immediate impact on defense is avail able, too. Among the possibilities is Mississippi defensive tackle Peria Jerry. USC linebackers Brian Cushing and Clay Matthewsare highly regarded, too. Holt Eauer To Return To Form With Jaguars TORRY HOLT JACKSONVILLE -The Jacksonville Jaguars have been searching for Jimmy Smith's replacement for years. Now, Torry Holt gets a turn. Holt signed a three-year, incentive-laced contract with Jacksonville on Monday night, hoping to give the Jaguars the go-to receiver they've been looking for since Smith retired after the 2005 season. And H olt believes he still can perform at a high level despite closing in on his 33rd birthday and being two years removed from knee surgery. :::D c l< Top WR Prospect Feels Fine Heading Into NFl Draft NEW YORK-Michae l Crabtree ditched the boot about two weeks ago. Crabtree's surgically repaired left foot was mostly confined to a protective. boot for five weeks, but Tuesday he had black sneakers on both feet as he strolled around a: Manhattan office building, no limp in sight. The 21-year-old receiver from Dallas spent two seasons in college, dominating defensive backs and averaging more than a touch9own per game. From the moment he declared for the draft in January, the 6-foot-1, 215-pound Crabtree seemed a lock to be the first receiver drafted and a top10 pick At the scouting combine in February, a routine medical exam revealed Crabtree had a stress fracture in his left foot. No one was more surprised than Crabtree. He thought h e was simply sore. Suddenly the sure-thing MICHAEL CRABTREE 1\) 0 0 CD ., r 0 :::D had a huge question mark hanging over him. en "Tell you the truth I m always face those kind of challenges. When I was z going to college I had a minor setback and I had to tiJ sit out a year," he said, c: referring to his redshirt freshman season brought on gJ because the NCAA was slow z to declare him academically "'0 eligible r c;; % m c m < m -t c: m en c ?< )> z c ., :::D 6 ..... (J1 I )>


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MRS.ALISA ANN JACKSON A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Alisa Ann Jackson, of Riverview, FL, who passed away on Friday, April17, 2009, will be held Saturday, April 25th, 2:00 p.m., at New Hope M.B. Church, 3005 E. Ellicott St., with Rev. Dr. T.W. Jenkins, officiating. Interment will bd held in Serenity Meadows Memorial Park Cemetery (Riverview) on Monday, April 27th at 10:30 a.m. Alisa was born on October 3, 1968 in Niagara Falls, New York to the late Robert and Magdalene Burns. She attended the local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1986. She attended Nazareth College of Rochester, New York. where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1990, and Erie Community College receiving an Associate degree in Applied Science in 1992. While living in New York, Alisa was a faithful member of the New Hope Church, Niagara Falls, under the leadership of Reverend Harvey L. Kelly until moving to Dallas, Texas. She relocated from Dallas, Texas to Tampa, Florida in 1996 and was employed' with the State of Florida Department of Children & Families until her demise. Her skills and abilities were quickly recognized and she workt;d-her way up the ranks, first as Senior Worker, then as Supervisor, and later as the Operations Management Consultant for the Ruskin & Hargrett Service Centers. In July of 2005, she_ was promoted to the program office. 'Alisa was in the inaugural class of the region's Management Training Program, graduating in 2005. Most recently, she was selected to participate in the statewide ACCESS Leadership Program, and was named the project manager for her team. She was also a third year Sterling Examiner. In 1996, she married Douglas Jackson and became a member of New Hope M.B. Church (Tampa, FL), .under the leadership of Rev. Dr. T.W. Jenkins. She attended church regularly and was a member of the Gospel Choir. Alisa also volunteered in several charitable organizations. Alisa was preceded in death by both parents; grandfather, Q.P. Stephens; grandmother, Seppie Stephens; and uncles, Marvin Stephens, John Stephens, Howard Stephens, Sr., Clarence Brown and Harrison Glover. She leaves to mourn: aunts, Ruth Glover, Rutha Stephens and Virginia Brown; uncles, mysses (Hazel) Stephens, Lovell (Maureen) Stephens and Lucious (Carla) Stephens; a host of cousins; Jeffrey Stephens, Eldred (Beverly) Stephens, Gregory (Sharon) Stephens, Lavon (Blanche) Stephens, Elaina (Sebastian) Gibson, Darren (Shawanna) Stephens, Darnell Stephens, Lamore Stephens, Howard Stephens, Jr., David (Adrina) Brown, Brianna Stephens, Eldred (Ebony) Stephens, Jr., Stephanie Payne, Emily Stephens, Carlos Knight, Willie (Tina) Fields, Jacqueline Fields, Ricardo Hargrove, Raeena Hargrove and Bobbie Jean Hargrove; extended family, Ambrosia Gibson, Natia Curry, Destiny Prince, Julia Newell, Larricka Hargrove, Raina Hargrove, Elijah Gibson, Antonio Hargrove, Kaleb Brown, Hannah Brown, Nicholette Stephens, Tyler Stephens, Skyerene Stephens, Devonne Stephens, Brenden Stephens and Jayden Stephens; god-son, Jukori Lee Bates; and a host of other relatives and friends. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, April 24th from 5 to 8 p.m. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Friends are asked to assemble at the church approximately 1:45 p.m. Saturday for the service. EASTSIDE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 2301 N. Nebraska Avenue Tampa, FL (813) 224-9557 (Founded On Faith) Deacon Robert L. Stevens Alberta L. Leonard, LFD&E 813-237-5775 Personalized Funeral Services Shipping & Cremation: Our Family Can Meet Your Family's Needs FUNERAL CRISIS l1 "'C JJ r N MRS. PEARLIE MAE SIMMONS : Homegoing services for Mrs. Pearlie Mae Simmons, who passed away on Thursday, April16, 2009, at a local hospital, will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Greater Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 2628 E. 27th Avenue, with the Rev. Dr. W. J. Haynes, pastor, and Rev. Tim N 0 0 CD J. Kemp, Pastor of Peace Progressive Primitive Baptist I Church, officiating. Interment 0 will follow at Rest Haven JJ Memorial Park Cemetery. C Mrs. Pearlie Mae Simmons )> was born on November 11, 1935, in Indiantown, Florida. z She resided in Lake City, FL, ::::! and Chicago, Illinois, before z residing here in Tampa, in m 1955 She resided at 107 W. r;' Amelia Avenue with her chil-tD dren and grandchildren. ? Mrs. Pearlie Mae Simmons r leaves IJehind: her 10 sons, m LeVon Simmons, Tommy ::::! Simmons, Charles Simmons, Z Earnest Simmons, Tyrone "'C Lindsey, Kim Stacey Lindsey, C:: Marvin Lindsey, willie Lindsey, Anthony Lindsey and CJ) Darryl Lindsey; 26 grandchil-:J: dren, Kelvin, Eljay, Latoya, m Marcus, Maurice, Jasmine, C Justin, Tino, Keyaun, Nyelah, m Bakaree, Darnisha, Recha, fii Sheila, Trevia, Brian, Marie, JJ Princes, Nat, Rose, Mark, -< Gabriel, Micheal B., Kizzy, -1 Charlie and Kimberly; sister. C:: Juanita Givens and daughter, rn Arnetress, Miami; aunt, Annie c Mae, Callahan, FL; a host of cousins, among whom are Betty Parish, Sherlane Parish, l> Janice Parish, Jerome Parish, Z Lillian and Foretta, Callahan, C FL, Bobby Travis, Janet Travis ;a and .Theo Griffin, Lake City, C FL; and a host of other rela-)> tives, among whom are, -< Leonora Lindsey, Daniels andfamily; a host of friends, among whom are Therese James and family, Aimee Lindsey, Toni Robinson, Sandra Debosa, Inell Dennis, the Holiday family, the fathers of her sons, Willie B. Lindsey and Leroy Sfmmons; and a host of other relatives and friends. The viewing for Mrs. Pearlie Mae Simmons will be held on Friday, April 24, 2009, from 5-. 8 p. m. at Everett -Derr & Anderson Funeral Home, 5117 N. 22nd Street. The funeral cortege willleav fr.om 107 W. Amelia Avenue on Saturday, April 25, 2009. Services by EVERETT -DERR & ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME.


en Funerals .,f' N ..J a: a. <( >="' Mischell Bowles (Jimmy), a: Isaac Godwin, III (Frenchie), and Serretha Limage (Murat); W broJher, Raymond Green of C Lakeland; sister, Ida Lee W Green; 5 grandchildren, John ::z::: Jr., Reco, Justin, Melvin, and Nicolas; step godson, Edris m stepdaughter, :: Mhishleinier Limage; ex-busa. band, Mr. Isaac Godwin, Jr.; 9 z sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mary Davis WI-(Ronnie), Mrs. Lillie Williams (Hennan), Ms. Maggie Godwin ..J (Clarke), Ms. Alva Godwin, ..J :: Mrs. Carolyn, Mrs: Mary,-Ms. m Lisa, Mrs. Gloria Jean and Mrs. _:. Requail; 8 brothers-in-law, Mr. W Willie Godwin, Mr. Ira, Mr. Z Bryant, Mr. John, Mr. Randy, i= Mr. Andy, Mr. Shannon, Mr. ifj Ephram and Mr. Fedrick; a CJ) host of cousins, and other rela<( tives and special friends, Mrs. C Jannie Green, Ms. Viola ii: Walker, Ms. Inez, Ms. Leola 0 Collins, Pam, Cookie and Ms. ..J Judy Pitman; special aunts-inLL law, Mary Lee Williams and Delorias Nixon; friends, Ray Charles Bell (Bojake), Jerome Jacobs, Kenny Jacobs, Melvin Davis, Jr., Nicolas Damont, JACKSON-FUNERAL HOME "A Family Friend In Their Time Of Need" 4605 N. 34th Street (813) 239-3101 JIMMY JACKSO Owner Columbus Grubbs, Aaron Brown, Carl Brown and Frank Carter. A wake service for Ms. Gloria Jean Green-Godwin will be held this Friday evening from 67 p. m. at Harmon Funeral Home, Inc., 5002 N. 40th Street, Tampa, 33610. The family welcomes you. Friends are invited to meet at Greater Friendship M.B. Church on Saturday at 12:45 p. m. for the celebration of life for Ms. Gloria Jean GreenGodwin. A HARMON BURIAL FIRST LADY MRS. BERNICE A. STEW ART BARNHILL Homegoing services for Mrs. Bernie\! A. Stewart Barnhill, who passed away on Monday April 20, 2009, will be held Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 11 a. m. at New Rising Star M. B. Church, 1509 E. North Bay Street, with the pastor, Rev. E. Washington, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven MemoriaJ Park. First Lady M-:s. Bernice A. Stewart was Ia native of Raleigh, South Carolina. She was First Lady Of Mt. Calvary M. B. Church Of Davenport, Florida, the church where her husband, the Rev. G. L. Barnhill is pastor. She leaves to cherish her memory: a devoted husband, Rev. George L. Barnhill; sisters-in-law, Mary Lee Wilson, Laura Durkin and husband, (Malachi), and Katherine Bell; brothers-in-law, Freddie B. Barnhill, John Barnhill and wife, Mary; step-children, Mary Jules and husband, Linus, George L. Barnhill and wife, Kate, Jacquelyn Braxton and husband, Weston, Minnie Barnhill, and Rosetta Mack and husband, Reggie; a very special goddaughter, Mrs April P. S. King, (Rick). A wake service for First Lady Mrs. Bernice A. Stewart Barnhill, will be held this Friday evening from 7:15 -8:15 p.m., at Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 N. 40th Street, Tampa, 33610. The family is looking forward to receiving you. Friends are invited to meet at the church on Saturday at 10:45 a. m. to attend the homegoing service. A HARMON BURIAL sta ard in funeral services for over 70 years Ray Williams Funeral Home Rhodes & Northern, Owners 301 N Howard Avenue Tampa, FL 33606 Ph: (813) 253-3419 Fa x: (813) 251 4912 E mail: raywms @ ij n e t MR. EDDIE DAVIS, SR. Funeral services for Mr. Eddie Davis, Sr., who passed away in a local hospital April 21, 2009, will be held Saturday, April 25. 2009, at 1 p. m. at Greater Mt. Carmel A. M. E. Church, 4009 N. 34th Street, Rev. Harry L. Dawkins, pastor, officiating. Interment will be Tuesday, April 28, 2009,at Rest Haven Memorial Cemetery at 11 a. m. Mr. Davis was a retired employee of Cargill Incorporation (Gardinier Chemical Plant). Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his son, Eddie Davis, Jr. He leaves to cherish fond memories: a devoted wife, Clemmie Davis; son, John Henry Hunter (Annie Ruth), Warner Robins, GA; daughters, Mary Johnson, Warner Robins, GA, Janice Price (Prentice), Miami, and Rhonda Wright, Miami; sisters, Annie Davis, Perry. GA, and Rosa Davis; Franklin Park, New Jersey; brothers, Freddie Davis, Baltimore, Maryland, Willie Davis (Barbara), Perry, GA, and Johnnie B. Davis, Perry. GA; aunt, Rosa Davis, Atlanta GA; 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 4 great, great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other sorrowing relatives and friends. Visitation for Mr. Davis will be Friday, April, 24, 2009. at Greater Mt. Carmel A.M.E. Church, 4009 N 34th Street, from 5-,7 p. m. The funeral cortege will form at 3415 N. Cord St. at 12:30 p. m. Arrangements entrusted to JACKSON FUNERAL HOME. MR. GUNO DUNDAS Funeral services for Mr. Guno Dundas, who passed away in a local hospital on Apri112, 2009, will be held Saturday, April, 25, 2009. at Waves of Joy Pentecostal Church of God, 3502 N. 72nd Street at 3 p.m., Rev. Larry Skiles, pastor, officiating. Mr. Dundas was born in Suriname, South America, and had been in Tampa for 27 years. He was a carpenter by trade. He leaves to cherish fond memories: wife, Ardakre Kennedy-Dundas; son, Joshua Dundas; daughters, Tiana Kennedy, Ariel Dundas and Ashanti Conde; parents, Adolph and Patricia Dundas; brother, Marlon Dundas; sisters, Rosanna Dundas and Irene Dundas; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and other sorrowing relatives and friends. Public visitation will be Friday, April 25, 2009, at Jackson Funeral Home, 4605 N. 34th Street, from 5-8 p. m. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church, 3502 N. 72nd Street at 2:45 p. m. Arrangements entrusted to JACKSON FUNERAL HOME. local news education religion business health sports family entertainment in the Florida Sentinel 813-248-1921 [ ------------l Ray Williams MR. WILLIE JAMES CHATMAN 'BUTCH' Mr. Willie James Chatman, "Butch" of 4209 E. Richmere Street, passed away Monday, April 20, 2009. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Revealing Truth Ministries, 5201 N. Armenia Avenue, Pastor Greg Powe, pastor, with Pastor John Acker, officiating. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery. Mr. Chatman was a native of Albany, Georgia, and a resident of Tampa for 37 years. He was educated in public schools of Dougherty County, Albany, Georgia, and was a United States Marine Veteran who served honorably. He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife of 36 years, Florine Chatman; sisters, Venette Anderson and Delores Wesley, both of Tampa; brothers, Elijah Chahnan of Albany, GA, and Darris Chatman (Berdine) of Tampa; aunts, Rosa Kelson and Carrie Kenrick, both of Albany, GA, and Lina McCloud of Winter Spring, FL; uncles, Clarence Johnson of Tallahassee, Marvin Johnson of Ocala, and Frank Johnson of Pompano Beach; great uncle, Matthew Royster of Pompano Beach; brothers-in-law, Julius Wallace (Irene), Jesse Wallace (Alberta), Albert Lee Wallace and George Wallace, all of Albany GA, and Jerry Lee Wallace of Norfolk, VA; sistersin-law, Ethel McCray (Mike) and Regina Wallace, both of Albany, GA; special friends, Robert Edward (Annie) Albany, GA, Rick and Jeff (under the tree), both of Tampa; staff of MICU 2 at St. Joseph Hospital; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends. The remains will repose after. 5 p.m., Friday, Apri124, 2009, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. aThe Voice ofOur <:;ommunity for Itself,' AMERICA'S Sf!Mt,WFlUO.Y


MS. MARILYN COOPER ELLIS Ms. Marilyn Cooper Ellis of 5904 12th Avenue South, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at LifePath Hospice, Melech Hospice House. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 1 p. m. at 34th Stre.et Church of God, 3000 North 34th Street, Reverend Dr. Thomas Scott, pastor, with Reverend Albert Gallman, Jr. of Peace Progressive M. B. Church, officiating. Marilyn was a native of Tampa; resided in Washington, DC, for 17 years and returned to Tampa in 1983. She graduated in 1966 from Middleton High School and furthered her education at a college in Washington, DC. Marilyn was employed by the School District of Hillsborough County as a Teacher's Aide and at King's Kids Academy -after school program. Marilyn was a faithful member of Peace Progressive M. B. Church where as a Directress of the Youth Choir, Shepherd's Care Ministry and the Women's Christian Ministry. She was preceded in death by: her mother, Th,elma Blount; father, George Cooper; brother, Reverend Robert E. Reese; and sister, Ms. Elouise Cooper Carter. She leaves to cherish her memory: children, Warren Ellis, Jr. (Michelle), Marlene Ellis, Kimberly Smith (Christopher), Angela Small and Jerrod Mack; siblings; Barbara Blount of Decatur, GA, Patricia Cooper, Reverend Dr. Linda C. Reese, George Cooper (Katrina), Edward Cooper, Carol Jarrett, Arlene Cooper and Ronald Smith (Annette); a devoted companion and caregiver, Terry Johnson; grandchildren, Warren, III, Brandon, Briana, Marcus, Alexis, Isiah, Adam, Amy, Kandyce, Kam'e, Kortney and Nemyah; aunts and uncles, Juanita McGowan, Ruben Wilson (Rutha), Clarence Cooper (Juese), James Cooper (Sandra), John Cooper (Allene) and Cooper; ; nieces and nephews, Solomon, Anthony, Adrienne, Tyrone,Macheal (Le Saundra), Edwa.-d, Cherjuana ,(Fred), Rubyn, Shylla, Shannon (moth-. er of Joyce Cooper), Robert (Nicole), Tyrell, Shenell, Roniqua and Tiffany; grand nieces and nephews, cousins and other relatives; special friends from various cities: the Cooper, Wilson, Brooks, Portees; Myrick, Blount, Williams, Brookins, Turner, Hall, Nelson, Ellis and Johnson families;,and her godmother, Juanita Sails. THERE WilL BE NO PVBLIC Friends are asked to.assemble at the church Saturday at 12:45p. m. Arrangements entrusted to ItA Y WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes Be Northern, Owners. MRS. SUSIE HAWKINS Mrs. Susie Hawkins of 11099 Bessie Dix Road, passed away April 16, 2009. The funeral service will be conducted Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 11 a. m. at First Missionary Baptist Church of Seffner, 6720 County Road 579, Seffner, 33584, with Reverend Nathaniel Love, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Hawkins, a native of Vienna, GA, was a resident of New Jersey for 47 years, and of Tampa, for 14 years. She was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church of Seffner. Mrs. Hawkins was a devoted wife of Clarence Hawkins, a loving mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Lee and Susie Collier; a brother, Rudolph Collier; a sister, Gertrude Scott; a son, Edward Lewis, Jr.; and a daughter, Denise Bassey. She leaves to cherish loving memories: six children: three sons, Earl Lewis (Geneva), Roger Lewis (Pat) and Russell Lewis, and three daughters, Arnett George (Harvey), Linda Lewis, and Charlene Brown (Darrell); five stepchildren: two sons, Michael Hawkins and Reginald Hawkins, and three daughters, Ann Johnson (James); Elaine Canty (William) and Denise Davis; brother, David Lee Collier; four sisters, Ossie Mae Crawford, Flo1a Mae Collier, Elizabeth Ross (Le1oy, Sr.) and Mercedes Collier; 30 grandchildren, 61 great grandchildren; and one great, great grandchild; a cousin, Elsie Hawkins; a nephew, Clarence Taylor; three godchildren, Linda Cruse, Balinda Gilcrest and Wayne Jenkins; friends, Essie Bryant and Bernise Thurman; and a host of other nieces, nephews and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, April 24, 2009, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, .301 N. Howard Avenue and the family will receive friends from Arrangements entrusted fo RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & OWners. MR. WELLINGTON CLYDE HOUSE, JR. Mr. Wellington Clyde House, Jr. of 1340 Nuccio Parkway, passed away Friday, April 10, 2009. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Reverend Ernest Boone, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. House was a native and lifelong resident of Tampa. He was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James A. Lewis. He leaves to cherish his memory: his mother, Diane House; father, Wellington Clyde House, Sr.; grandmothers, Sally Lewis and Emma L. House, all of Tampa; two daughters, Lativia King of Tampa, and Ja'Laya House of Plant City; two sons, Joseph Mitchell and Jermaage Brown, both of Tampa; sisters, Alfie House and Erika House; brothers, Eric Lewis, Daryl Daniels and Deedrick Daniels, all of Tampa; nieces and nephews, Antoneisha Smiley, Neron Williams, Zayden Sampson, Shyeanne Lewis, Deedrick Daniels, Sr. and Jordan Daniels; aunts, Lula Gibbons, Annette Bolton, Rose Freeman, Audrey Acosta, Carolyn Brooks and Ophelia Mays; uncles, Terrence Brooks, Elbert Lewis, Jerome Lewis and Daryl House; honorable friend, Deloise Brown; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, April 24, 2009, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MR. THEODORE V.MILLER Mr. Theodore V. Miller, "Jedo", of 8220 N. Florida Avenue, Apt. 251, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2009. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Minister Colette Avant, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Miller was a native of Tampa, but resided in San Antonio, TX, after the death of his parents. He was educated by the state of Texas School System prior to returning to Tampa. Mr. Miller was employed by the International Longshoreman Association #1402-Tampa docks. He was preceded in death by: his mother, Mary Miller; father, Choice W. Miller; sisters, Beverly Johnson and Mary Barber; brothers, Choice J. Miller, Sr. and Ervin Miller; nephews, James Barber, Jr.; nieces, Helen Young and Feleica Miller; great niece, Delenna He leaves to cherish his memory: his brothers, Earl Miller and wife, Donna, Robert Miller, Sr. and wife, Shirley, Miller, all of Tampa; Carolyn Golden and husband, Theron of PA, Sandra Miller aQd_ Miller and husbattd; 'Randall, both of Tampa; be'l6v'ed nieces and nephews (lif(e his own children), Tyl'onette Harris, Jameshia Miller, James Johnson, Jr., Shoni Johnson, Dary'el Johnso'n, Natmah Johnson, Shantavia Johnson, Travonni Johnson and Krenisha Johnson, all of San Antonio, TX; nieces and nephews, Norene Miller and husband, Arthur, George Avant and wife, Colette, Jeffery Golden, Myron Golden and wife, Toni, Michael Golden and wife, Uniquia, Mark Golden and wife, Peggy, Robbie Golden, and Dwayne Golden and wife, Patty, all of Harrisburg, PA, Derrick Golden and wife, Frances of Denmark, Sweden, Carrol Pirant and husband, Robert of Brandon, Sharon Nelson and husband, Paris, Mary MillerPresley and husband, Anthony, Wanda Decosta and husband,' Darren, LaVora Edwards and husbaild,-Ed, Sanita Williams and husband Pete, Choice J. Miller, Jr. and wife, Lois, Ervin Simpson and wife, Brandy,. Robert M iller, Jr. and wife, Leonita, Carla Miller and Earl Miller, Jr., all of Tampa, Anthony Wiggins and wife, Shaywanda of Wesley Chapel, and Faith Burston and husband, Ricky of Riverview; and a host of other great nieces and nephews; special cousins, Carolyn Terrell, Jennifer. Starks, both of Atlanta, GA, and Walter Reed of Tampa; devoted friends, Randy, Sandy,' Darren, Shawan, Mason, Billy, George McNeal, Wayne, Brenda Williams and Murray, all of Tampa, and Shennan of San Antonio, TX; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, April 24, 2009, at Ray Williams Furieral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. r Arrangements entrusted to N RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, 1\) 0 0 co Owners. MRS. MINNIE TYRA HARRIS WHARTON The homegoing celebration for Mrs. Minnie Tyra Harris Wharton of Tampa, who passed away at home on Friday, April 17, 2009, will be held Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Greater Bethel M. B Church, 1207 N Jefferson Street, with Reverend Oscar Johnson, Jr., pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. 'TI r 0 :II 6 )> en m Mrs. Wharton was a native Z and lifelong resident Tampa, :::! who accepted Christ and was Z baptized at the age of 10 at m New Mt. Zion M. B. Church. r;She was a dedicated and faith-IJJ c: ful member of Greater Bethel r M. B. Church, where she I served for over 30 years as !!l Youth Director, President of z the G. T. Martin Missionary Ministry, Adviser to the Women's Group, Leader of the Prayer on One Accord Ministry and Member of the Bethelite -a c: IJJ r c;; Senior Citizen Ministry. ::::t Mrs. Wharton was educated m in the public schools of C Hillsborough County and was valedictorian of the Middleton m High School, Class of 1938. She :II furthered her education at -< Florida A&M University, where c! she earned a Bachelor's Degree m in Education and New York en University where she earned a C Master's Degree in Administration and Supervision. She was a sincere and d edicated educator in the C Hillsborough County School 'TI System for over 35 years and served as Principal at C Simmons Elementary School in Plant City and later at Potter ......., Elementary School in Tampa, where she served for 19 years, retiring in 1987. Mrs. Wharton was a lifetime member of her beloved sorori-ty, The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. -Alpha Omicron Chapter, where she served in mimy sororal Capacities Chapt'er .. PresiClent, and Youth Qroup Advisctr. Shea)so served the Tampa Bay community on many l e v els, most notably as a member of the City of Tampa Mayor's African American Committee, the Board of Project Link and as a member of the Ad,a T. Payne Friends of the Ubrary. Mrs. Wharton will be remembered as a selfless and tireless servant of God and mankind.' She was a sfron.l, and unwavering global advocate 'forchildreri ... .-. : Those who preceded lier hi the transition: her parents, William and Pearl Harris; her I .. Co ntinued On Page 20A I


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She leaves to cherish precious memories: her loving daughters and caregivers, Carmin Wharton Dolphy and Catalina Wharton Davis; her beloved son, Carlos David Wharton; grandchildren, William Davis, Atlanta, GA, Nicole Davis, Tampa, and Christopher {Jennifer), Brooklyn,:'"NY, Carlissa Dolphy {fiance, Curtis Covington), Tampa, David Dolphy {loving caregiver), Hollywood, CA, and David, Elijah and Brianna Wharton, all of Tampa; adopted grandson, Leger Douzable, East Rutherford, NJ; great grandchildren, Antonay Davis, Shi'Keala and Shaqoria Bryant, Zakiyah Grayson and Nia Covington, all of Tampa, Destiny Davis, Ontario, CA, Olivia and Gabrielle Davis, Brooklyn, NY; nieces, Janice DeLaney and Angela Bryant (Arthur), Atlanta, GA, Cecelia Mitchell, Nashville, TN, Yvonne Robinson, St. Petersburg, Elmira Curry, Tampa, Mary Ann Black, Gloria Reed and Towanda Bush, all of Washington, DC; nephews, Lucious Robinson, St. Petersburg, Henry Hill {Sandra), Tampa, Andre Hill {Gloria), Nashville, TN, Walter Harris, Sterling Harris, Gus Harris and David Harris, Washington, DC; daughter-inlaw, Cheryl Chaney Wharton, Tampa; a host of grand nieces and nephews; "other" children, Otis Wilson {Ellen) and Paul Wilson {Carolyn), Pontiac, MI, Mary Washington {Bennie), Plant City, Patricia Richards (William), Albany, GA, Patricia Lucas Harrell, Anne Rudolph, Leroy Smalley and Douglas Hammond; special friends, Pearl Coffee, Reverend Oscar Johnson, Jr. and family, Dora Reeder, Essie Q. Roberson and family, Emma Rockwell and family, Lucille Turner and family, Dorothy Williams and family, Barbara Logan Wiggs, James "Jim" Zebrowski, the Hughes, Perry-Reddick, Rudolph, and the Scott and Smith families; and a host of other adopted children, grandchildren and special friends. The remains will repose after 5 p.m. today, April 24, 2009, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N: Howard Avenue, and the. family will receive friends from 7:30-8:30 p.,m. at the Chapel. Friends are asked to meet at the church Saturday at 1:45p.m. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern Owners. MR. SYLVESTER 'SLY' WILKINS Mr. Sylvester "Sly" Wilkins of Tampa, passed away Monday, April 20, 2009. A memorial service will be conducted Sunday, April 26, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Elder Theodis Lane, officiating. Mr. Wilkins was a native of Durham, North Carolina, and was a resident of Tampa for 17 years. He was a graduate of Hillside High School, Durham, NC, and was a retired United States Air Force Veteran. He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Marian of Tampa; mother, Annie Wilkins of NC; brothers, James Wilkins of Tampa, William Wilkins, Jr., and Randolph Wilkins, both of Durham, NC, and Michael Wilkins of Dover, DE; sisters, Celest Wilkins {Sylvester's Twin) and Belinda Wilkins, both of Durham, NC; nephews, James, Jr., Melvin and Kevin, all of Tampa, and Miko of Durham, NC; nieces, Shelly and Monica, both of Durham, NC; stl!'psons, Victor Miller of San Ant6nio, TX, Greg Miller of Fort Myers, Keith Range of Tampa, Darrin Range of Orlando, and Ronnie Range of Tampa; stepdaughters, Michelle Range Shepard and Sheena Range, botblof Fayetteville, NC; and a host; of other sorrowing relatives and friends. 1HERE WILL BE NO PUBI;.IC VIEWING. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. ,-------------: Death [Announcement; ALLEN BROWN 'GATOR' Allen 'Gator' Brown passed away 4-15-09 at So years old. God has come and taken His chosen one out of.our garden. He will be missed by his family very much. The funeral was 4-23-09 at Sunset Funeral Home, 4631 Hondo Pass, El Paso, Texas, 79924 MR. WILLIE ED CHANEY A homegoing celebration for Mr. Willie Ed Chaney of 3204 21st Avenue, who passed away Monday, April 20, 2009, will be held Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 3410 E. Wilder Avenue, with the Reverend Fred Sanders, officiating. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Willie Ed Chaney was born in Fort Gaines, Georgia, on July 20, 1937, to the late John and Annie B. Chaney. Willie was the fifth oldest of eleven children. He was educated in the Clay County and Dooly County School Systems. Mr. Chaney was a Steelworker at Fabricated Mills for over 40 years, prior to retirement. He joined the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Unadilla, Georgia. Later in life he joined Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Tampa. Willie leaves to mourn his passing: a loving and devoted wife of 47 .years, Essie Chaney; a daughter, Melissa {James) \Villiams; three grandchildren, Javaris, James, III, and Janecia Williams; five great grandchildren; three brothers and three sisters: Earnie {Willie Mae) Chaney of Vienna, GA, Carl {Mildred) Chaney of Warner Robins, GA, Milton {Mable) Chaney of Unadilla, GA, Sandra Chaney and Geraldine Dodson of Warner Robins, GA, and Barbara {Clarence) Daniely of Fort Valley, GA; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Chaney and Elizabeth Chaney of Burlington, NJ; nieces, Rosa L. Live {J. C. Williams) and Annie L. {Clarence) Preston of Tampa; a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends, who include a devoted friend, "Mr. Joe". The remains will repose from 5 p. m., Friday, April 24, 2009, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximatelx 1:45 p. m., Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralhome.com 011/ D:f Ill/ NfH(T MR. JOHNNY J. JORDAN, JR. Funeral services for Mr. Johnny J. Jordan, Jr., of 5704 Society Park Blvd., #A, who passed away Saturday, April 18, 2009, will be held Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Allen Temple A. M. E. Church, 2101 N. Lowe Stree!; with the pastor, Reverend Willie J. Cook, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, with military honors. Johnny Jordan, Jr. was born February 27, 1957, in Tampa, to -Mr. and Mrs. Johnny {Ruby Mae Williams) Jordan. He graduated from T. R. Robinson High School of Hillsborough County. While at Robinson, Johnny was a member of the marching band and later was a member of the Purple Haze Band with a few other family members. They performed in various night spots in and around the Tampa Bay area in the mid 70s. Mr. Jordan also spent 8 years in the United States Army as a member of the Army's M1 Abrams Armor Tank Division and was honorably discharged in December of 1985. Mr. Jordan was not married and was preceded in death by both parents. He leaves to cherish memories of him: son, Demetrius Jordan of Tampa; 2 brothers, Rev. Robert Jordan and wife, Minister Brenda Jordan, both of Tampa, and Deacon Floyd A. Jordan and wife, Minister Deborah A. Jordan of Bulverde, TX; sister, Phyllis Thompson of Tampa; 29 nieces and nephews, including nieces, Delticia Jones {daughter, Kayla), Yashica L. Jordan {daughter, Erica), Aletha Morris {daughter, Shaeitha, sons, Daryl and Dayshawn), Ruby Mae Ross {daughters, Vinesha, Maquish, sons, Vincent, Jacquez, Jacquan, Jacvin), and Robin Wilson {sons, Ralphael and Janerio), all of Tampa; and Courtney Ledbetter {daughter, Ebony, sons, Jordan and Dwain) Dallas, TX, and nephews, Sherod and Lorenzo, both of Tampa, Kenric Ledbetter of Ft. Worth, TX, and Byron Ledbetter {daughter, Cheyenne, sons, Devin and Tremain) of San Antonio, TX.; 4 aunts, Mrs. Lorene Tillman, Mrs. Lovie J. James, Mrs. Daisy Gaines and Mrs. Mattie Phillips; 4 uncles, Rev. Jacob Jordan, Mr. Eddie Jordan and wife, Inez, Mr. Solomon Jordan and Mr. Wilbur Hunter; a host of cousins, Linda Tillman, Margie Howard and husband, Frank, Brenda Harrison, Gloria Thomison, Rosetta Williams, Deborah Williams, Janette Williams, Lisa Williams, Lisa Jones and husband, Jeffery, Valerie Cason, Sheryl Jackson, Tawanda Williams and husband,Joe,JoyceJordan,Sarah Robinson, James Sellers and wife, Joanne, Elijah Tillman and wife Sharon, Fredrick Williams, Fredrick.Tillman and wife, Naomi, Bernard Tillman and wife, Lorain, Bernard Jordan and wife, Sharon; Gregory Stokes, Jacob Jordan, Jr. and wife, Linda, Kenneth Jordan, Phillip Johnson, Gregory Mitchell, Bonita R. Gaines and fiancEe, Stace, Renita Jones, Melanie Mitchell, Telica Jordan, Lynette Curtis, Yolanda Warmack, Mattie Shine, Geraldine Brown Iverson and Carol Weathers, Curtis Brown, Rumel Jordan, Randall Jordan, Robert Jordan, Jr., and Tony Jordan; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose from 5-9 p .m. and the family will receive friends from 5-6 p. m., Friday, April 24, 2009, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. The. funeral cortege will arrange from 2620 -33rd Avenue. Friends are asked to assemble at the church at approximatelx 10:45 a. m., Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralhome.com BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM MR. FREDERICK JAMESBUIE 'FREDDY' 4/24/64...:... 6/6/07 It's been two years since God called you home and we feel your spirit in our hearts and lives. Love, your children, sisters, brothers, family and friends. R .I.P., your sister. Wanda Love always BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM GRETHEL G. KEMP 4/25/27-3/25/98 Remembering and missing you always. We think of you all the time and will never forget you. Happy birthday mother and grandmother. Always and forever, we love you. Joyce, Vincent, Woody, Kimberly and Roderick.


Memoriams HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOTHER SHEILA ALBERTA GREEN WILLIAMS In loving memory of our beloved mother and daughter. We love and miss you so much, but we know you are resting in Jesus' arms. Your spirit shall always be with us. Children and family. IN MEMORIAM CAROLYN DEXTER 8/1/46-4/24/04 Carolyn, you are still very much alive in the hearts of those who love you most and continue to be an inspiration to me everyday. Love, your partner and friend, Aranettle Bundrage. IN MEMORIAM REV. J. S. PARIS April 23, 1979 Sadly missed and loved dear ly. Wife, D. I. Paris and family. CURTISL. SHERROD, III One yeur has passed a'nd gone since our Heavenly Father culled oua little angel home. Sadly missed by: the Sheraod, Brewster, Henderson and Sharpe families. SUPPORT THE FLORIDA SENTINEL ADVERTISERS BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM FREDERICK BUIE 4/24/64-6/6/07 Todayisyourdaythatwe rejoice for a man who is no lc;mger here with us. Although not in flesh, but your spirit still lives on. I cannot express enough of how deeply you are truly, truly missed. I carry you everywhere and most important I carry you in my heart and that is forever. Rest on, Freddie. Love, Doris and your kids. INSOLEMAN MEMORY OF A GOODMAN DEA. HOMER T. PATRICK, SR. 2/1/1916-4/25/2000 When a good man dies a thousand lights go out, and it's said a giant library is lost. Oh, we've tried to make comparisons und wise 'cliches to estimate, in part, a good man's loss; for we know the way it feels to have your heart bend low, and we understand how dark the nights cun be. But a gootl man has u heritage beyond the grave, and we would be foolish not to see. That a good man leaves a light. his children follow, no groping through some wilderness or maze. And howe'er their lives, it shines on in a brilliance that we cun see until ending of their days. And his words come ringing, deep, in vibrant stereo, within the keen recesses of their minds. There's guidance enough there to get to heaven where once nguin their hearts and urms entwine. We're so sorry thut we los t him here on eurth below, but wc'ae proud to s ay, "n good man" went awuy. And we'll sec him soon -it won't be long -just follow the lights n good man left U)JOn the Wll}' By Joun Clifton. Yom childacn, Billy, Homca, Mmvuund Cmt, and their fumilics. FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY HORACE EDWARD BAITY You are now in the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We miss and love you dearly, and we will always remember your birthday. Mom, dad, wife and all your family and friends. IN LOVING MEMORY OF TOMMIE LEE PETERMON March 2, 1954 -April, 23, 2008 You have laid your burdens down and left all your troubles behind. You are remembered by all those who love you. You are forever in our hearts. The family and friends. "T1 0 IN MEMORIAM BOBBY BELLAMY, SR. April 26, 2000 We miss the comforting strength .of your presence. Time no claim on our memorielj. IN MEMORIAM FREEMAN MALONE April 24, 1969 Thinking of you today and every single thought and memory is filled with love. Miss you: Family. :D 0 )> en m z ::! z m r I llJ c:: r r m ::! Love: Family. z We're not just in your neighborhood. We're part of your community. Being locawd in your and hint; ;m (1f it t\\\'l WI)' ditK'n:nt .-\:; 'llr neighborhooJ funt'ml home h' lx'lth through fi.tneml rnre and inw.1h-cmcnt. w leam how w e can VNt further. FUNERAL HO,IE 300) N. 29th St. Tampa, Fl33605 l800)605-3350. {813 )248-6125 ., c:: llJ r c;; m 0 m < m :D < -t c:: m en 0 )> z c "T1 :D c C') m N ..... I )>


Q) Memoriams/Cards Of Thanks '=' < c a: LL c a: LL c z < c (/) w ... fi: w > w c w :::: (/) :::; m a. z i= w ..J ..J m ....:. w z i= z w (/) < c a: 0 ..J LL < I "' N w 0 EVANG. MO. EMMA MCNISH BOGAN WILLIAMS Sunrise: April26, 1919 Sunset: May 3rd, 2008 It's been one year within one week. The Lord called you home. Memories of you will live forever in the hearts of your family and friends. Your family and friends. Sadly missed by your daughter and caretaker and generous son-in-law, Evang. Billie Bogan Viverette and Edward L. Viverette, Sr. IN MEMORY OF DEACON NATHANIEL PRESTON, JR. 2/23/30 -4/21/99 CARD OF THANKS HILL ANDREW (DREW) WILLIAMS, JR. Benjamin and Della (Haugabrook) Lenard would like to thank everyone for their cards, phone calls and prayers during the departure of their son, Hill Andrew (Drew) Williams, Jr. Support The Florida Sentinel Advertisers "The man who walks with God always gets to his destination." Ten years later, there aren't enough words to Express how much we miss Nathaniel Preston, Jr. With grateful hearts, Natalie and Jacqueline. CARD OF THANKS .. q MRS. FANNIE WALKER-MILLER Precious in the sight of the Lord is tile death of His saints. The family of Mrs. Fannie Walker-Miller would like to thank the community for nil prayers, cards and flowers during their time ofloss. Special thanks to: Reverend Anthony Greene and the church family of First Baptist Church of I.incoln Gardens, the University Village Nursing Home and staff, Pastor Cynthia Forde and the church family of Zion Church of Holiness, the staff of Aikens Funeral Home, and the Longshoremen's Hall Local #1402. God bless you all. The Miller, Walker and Simmons family. Crime Retrial Requested In case 01 Truck Driver Last Friday, prosecutors asked a judge to set a new trial date in the case of Jean Claude Meus, a truck driver accused of killing two people after Florida Highway Patrol investigators said he fell asleep at the wheel. In 2003, a judge sentenced Meus to 15 years on vehicular homicide charges in the deaths of Nona Moore, 40, and her daughter, Lindsay, 8. However, a year ago, a Hardee County judge threw out the verdict and set a new trial after finding that Meus' trial attorney erred when he failed to contact an important witness. ManRobsSt i Petersburg Bank This is a surveillance photo ofthe suspected bank robber. ST. PETERSBURG -St. Petersburg Police are looking for a man they said robbed a bank Wednesday morning. According to reports, an unknown Black male walked into Bank Atlantic, 3801 49th Street, North, and went to an island in the center of the bank. When the line cleared at the teller's window, the man walked up to the teller and handed her a n envelope on which he wrote a demand for money, police said. He allegedly implied he_ was armed, but no weapon was seen. The suspect fled on foot after receiving the cash. The bank robber is described as a Black male 6'3" tall, and weighing between 240 and 25 0 pounds. Restaurant Burglarized After Grand Opening This a photograph of the interior wall of the restaurant. Rene Brown, owner of Ladies Of The Sea Restaurant, held her grand -opening April 17th at her new location, 2705 East Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. She decided to open her restaurant on Sunday, April 19th, after church goers in the area had told her they thought it would b e a great idea so they could eat there instead of cooking at home. -Brown told police she had locked up the restaurant around midnight Sunday and discovered it had been burglarized-at around 1:30 p.m. that day when she returned. She estimated that $20 in change was taken as well as all of her seafood. She also said her business license was removed A Tampa Police officer who arrived said he saw a concrete exterior wall on the east side of the restaurant leading to the dining area had a hole smashed through it. He also reported that empty unused Styrofoam food containers were on the ground outside near the hole. Also, a large bench that was against the damaged wall had been pushed to the center of the dining area. Inside the restaurant, the officer reported -that the kitchen had been ransacked. -No tool used to break the wall was found at the scene. Brown told police this was the third location where she's opened her restaurant and experienced a similar break-in. The Police Crime Lab r:esponded to the scene and processed it for evidence. The incident is still being investigated. Burglar suspects Arrested LAKELAND -The Lakeland Police Depart-ment, operating on a tip from a citizen, arrested two suspects Wednesday and re_covered property that had been taken in a burglary to a resi dence. Police said the incident began when a citizen reported they had seen what appeared to be guns being transferred from one v e hicle to another in the parking lot of a business in Lakeland. Acting on the tip, police made contact with the occupant of one of the vehicles and found jewelry and guns that nad been taken in a residential burglary on April 20th. 56th Street1 Ste. 13 JAMEL STEWART DARRIUS HAYES When police stopped another vehicle involved, they found additional property taken from the sa m e burglary. Police also found that the suspects, Jamel Stewart, 19, and Darrius Hayes, 21, were wanted in regard to a robbery that had occurred in Volusia County. Open 24Hours 7DaysAWeek "We'll Get You Out Quick ... So You Won't Have To Sit


Crime Retrial Called For Man In Murder-For-Hire Plot EARNEST MORGAN, JR. After 2-1/2 days of delib erating, a jury split its ver dict last Friday for a man accused of supplying cocaine and then ordering a hit on an associate he though had snitched. Earnest Morgan, Jr., 37, was acquitted of drug trafficking and first-degree murder, but was found guilty of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, and conspiracy to deliver cocaine. Morgan was not sentenced, but is guaranteed prison time, and still faces other charges. Jurors could not reach a unanimous .verdict on two counts of conspiracy commit first-degree mur-der, a capital crime However, prosecutors said they will continue to prosecute Morgan on those charges. Morgan was arrested in 2005 on drug trafficking charges. Prosecutors .said he had delivered 3.3 pounds of cocaine to Maurice Walton of Seffner, though they didn't know the supplier's identity at the time. Walton reportedly led authorities to Morgan with hopes of lessening the impact of his own charges. Assistant State Attorney Darrell Dirks said Morgan wanted to make sure Walton would never testify against him at trial. He allegedly agreed to pay a man $15,000 to kill the state's key witness. Walton, who owned a trucking company, was shot to death April 1, 2007. The hit man, 25-year-old Oral K. Drummond was convicted of murder last year. He was not among the more than 30 witnesses who_testified at Morgan's trial during the past two weeks. Bail Denied Man In Fatal Accident RANDY ARCHIQUETI'E Judge Walter Heinrich denied bail last Thursday to the man responsible for the deaths of two women in a traffic accident. Randy Archiquette, 39, reportedly told a detective the accident wasn't his fault. However last Friday, a prosecutor said Archiquette showed extreme disregard for human life by driving drunk. Betty Williams, 69, and Brittany McFarland, 20, died after Archiquette plowed into their vehicles at Florida Avenue and Hillsborough Avenue According to police reports, defense attorney Will Knight was headed to his office when he saw Archiquette's vehicle weaving on and off Adamo Drive. Knight pulled up beside the vehicle, honking his horn to get the driver's attention. He t .old detectives Archiquette was gripping the steering wheel with both hands and appeared to be starring at the steering wheel instead of watching the road. Knight called 9-1-1 after Archiquette's vehicle rear ended a semi trailer at 28th Street. By the time police caught up with Archiquette 30 minutes later, they found his vehicle upside down on Florida Avenue after he had sent Ms. Williams's car into a utility pole and impacted McFarland's car head-on. Ruling Made On Vehicle Seizure KALE GAINOUS The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office Legal Section has successfully appealed the forfeiture of a vehicle used by a man convicted of his third DUI arrest in four years. In a recent ruling, the Second District Court of Appeal found that the Sheriffs Office was correct in seizing the $17,000 vehicle the defendant used in committing his third DUI offense, even though the maximum criminal fines were only $6,000. The Sheriffs Office had appealed a Circuit Court decision that found the forfeiture of the .. vehicle amounted to an unconstitu tional excessive fine The defendant, Kale Gainous was arrested ill) deputies April 18 2007. for DUI and was later convicte of his third DUI in four years. Female Bank Robber Sought The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has issued an alert for the of a woman they said robbed a bank. On Wednesday afternoon, deputies said a woman entered Superior Bank, 4842 Sun City Center Boulevard, approached a teller and pre sented a demand note After receiving the money, the woman fled the bank. Investigators said she arrived and left in a taxi and was dropped off at the WalMart Shopping Center on Sun City Boulevard. The woman is described as either a Hispanic or Black female with light complex ion, appearing to be in her late 20s or early 30s, 5'3" to 5'5" tall and weighing between 150 and 160 pounds. She had shoulder length straight black hair, possibly a wig, and heavy makeup. Trial Begins In Rape Case On Tuesday, a woman, now 68, recalled how she was attacked in her home in Zephyrhills by two men on March 1, 2007. They allegedly took personal belongings, her keys and rosary beads. They also threatened her life and ter rified her. And before they left, they reportedly raped her. One of the suspects accused in the attack, Bobby Lee ill, 20, is on trial this week. Authorities said lllack and a friend masterminded the assault and another that occurred three weeks later. That victim was also an older woman. A witness, Andre Brathwaite, testified he was at a party with Black and another friend, Jathniel McMichael, when they decided to go for a drive. Black allegedly told Brathwaite to pull over BOBBY LEE BLACK, III and wait in a church park-ing lot. When he and McMichael returned 20 ., minutes later, Brathwaite 6 said they had "hit a lick," ll meaning they had robbed g someone. fl) Brathwaite was stopped m in traffic a few weeks after the attack and police said z they found drugs -in the car, p! along with the rape victim's g, camera, rosary beads and C: nightgown. m -t z Teenager Shot At Park c: m r ST. PE'TIERSBURG St. Petersburg Police are investigating a shooting in d's Park Tuesday t. lice said at 8:46 p.m., 1 rs responded to a call ; pf shots fired in the area of Child's Park Recreation Center, 4301 13th Avenue, The center was open to the public at the time. When officer arrived, they found 16-year-old Jawaun Holloway with a gunshot wound to his upper body, lying in the parking lot. He was transported to a local hospital as a trauma alert. No additional information was released on his condition. Investigators report that a group of teenagers and young adults were part of an informal gathering in the parking lot of the recreation center when a fight broke out in the group, fol. lowed by several gunshots. On Tuesday night, police arrested Rayni Adams, RAYNIADAMS 19, for the shooting and he is being held on a charge of aggravated assaUlt. 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B Familv, Friends Honor Retired Minister Family members and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jake (Liz) Merchant to celebrate the life and contributi ons of Rev. Abraham Brown. The event was a way of expressing thanks and appreciation for all Rev. Brown has done for the community Those in attendance shared an abundance of food, friendship, and love as they overlooked old Tampa Bay. (Photography by Brunson and Streets). Ms. Vanessa Brown is shown with P astor Wayne Tiggett a t the celebration honoring Rev. Abraham Brown. Among those in attendance a t t h e cel ebra t ion for Rev. Abra h a m Brown w e r e : M s Arndreet a H arris Ms. Beverly Jones, and M s Mary Harris. Among those i n attenda n c e a t the cel e bratio n Fred a n d Laura Fulle r and T e d Strickland. Rev. and Mrs. Melvin (Mary) Harris were among the invited guests at the celebration honoring R e v Abraham Brown. Stacey and Ronald L eal were among the invited guests at the celebration honoring Rev Abraham Brown. MARTI N S I LAS Lester Daniels, Sr., Robert Blount, III, and Robert Blount, Jr., were in attendance at the celebration honoring Rev Abraham Brown. Cl yde and Crystal Hammond attended the celebration. Mrs. Al t a mease Brown and Mrs Eloria Blount. Some of those who attende d the cel e bratio n for R ev. A braham B r own were: Crys t a l Hammond Li z Merc h ant, T h e l m a D a n i e ls, Altnmeas e Brown, Beverl y J o nes, Pauline D i n kins, Nanc; And r e w s Eloria Blount und Arndreet a Harri s


c:n Features N ...J a: a. <( Youth Organization Gets Building c a: LL SANFORD "SAN MAN" HARPER BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer T h rough determinatio n and will, Sanford "San Man" Harper, II never gave up his dream of mentoring area youth. For more than 10 years, he's sought help from the community to c provide youth with opportuct nities for growth and knowlLL edge. In some respects, he was <( successful in getting computers donated and getting c sponsors for various projects en and trips for the young peow :::::: pie he works with. 1-"I've used e v e ry contact I ft know an d e v en a r a di o show w > w from Hillsborough Community College to reach out to the community. I'm happy that my voice and the voices of these young people were finally heard." San Man has been seeking a base of operations for more than a decade so the youth can gather for mentoring and fund raising projects. After a lot of praying, car washes, and barbecues, he was rewarded with a building at 5207 North Nebraska. "For the first time in a long time, I feel we've finally found a home of our own. In the past, we shared space with other o rganizations. That ended when those organizations went in another direction or just shut down Now, we have a place to call our own." From their new home, San Man said he will set up a small offic e a classroom for mentoring and study, and also it will serve as headquar ters for all of their fundrais ing efforts "The building m a y not look like much to the average per son, but to us it's a c a stle, because it's ours. We've cleaned it up, and we invite anyone to come by and check us out. I'm also reaching out to the community for more young p e opl e to join us and h e lp giv e our youth opportu nities to grow and become future leaders." c w :::1: en :J m :::::: a. FREE FOOD! FREE CLOTHES! JOOO GOURMETMEATS! FREE TOYS! FREE BICYCLES! FREE MEDICAL EXAMS! z w ...J ...J :::::: m I ...J w z z w en <( c a: 0 ...J u.. m I N w (!) 12TH ANNUAL ISLAMIC CHARITY FESTIVAL Community Organizers Invited Elected Officials Invited Keynote Speaker. Imam Qasim Ahmed Guest Speaker. Imam Abdul Rahman Sykes Riverfront Park 1000 N. Boulevard Tampa, FL llA.M. 5 P.M. Call813-787 -6652 Activists Plan Demonstration At TECO Building MICHELLE WILLIAMS BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter In a letter dated April 7 2009, the Florida Public Service Commission voted t o accept Tampa Electric's new 2009 base rates and the company's request to lower fuel charges to its customers. The letter says the decision will reduce total bills for al custoiQers classes effective May?th. According to a rate chart, a residential customer will see an increase in their kilowatt hour use, but a decrease in the ir fuel charge decreasing their bill o verall by 11.20%. Acti v ist Micheiie Wiiiiams, however, feel s because TE C O is a mono p oly, they hold their customers hostage, knowing they have to deal with them or have no power to their home s I think poor people are being treated nasty by this c o mpany. Th e y h ave a $140 r ec o nnect f ee and p eople are having problems paying their bills, especially w ith unemployment increasing a nd less m one y coming into ho us e hold s. "We need alternative power sou r ces, a nd we need to be t o ld they e xis t and can b e used. I think eld erly peo p le on fixe d incomes s uffer the mos t." Williams a n d activist Connie Burton are asking the public t o join them in a demonstrati o n in front of the TECO Downtown Building this Monday (April 27th) at 9 a.m. "People affec t e d by this nee d t o show up with s igns and support us." As far as TECO's policy on helping people with delinquent bills, company spokesman, Rick Morer a said they generally try to steer customers to outside agencies for assistance. We als o encourage cus t omers to contac t u s an d l et us k n ow wh a t the p roblem is. We try to ev al uate a c us t omer's parti c ular circ u m stanc e so w e can r e fer them t o the appr op r i a t e a gency. Pre s ents The Barksdale Center 1801 N Lincoln Avenue Sunday, April 26, 2009 4 p m N o Admi ss ion Fee T h e Pub li c I s Invit e d


c. J. At 10 Years Old C. J., MOMMY, DAIZHA' And WOODA At Five Years Old MS.IYAHNA This special day is going out to C. J. on his 10th birthday, 4/21/09. -I just want you to know you re my favorite girl. Happy birthday sweetheart. Enjoy your day. Mommie loves you. Mommy loves you. JEROME SCOTI, JR. BONE Happy birthday. We all love Also, happy birthday to my nephew, Quez. From auntee and mother, Ms. Notorious Kim. -KAYLA; JAV ARIUS Aiif:I JAV ARI Happy wishes go out to mom, Kayla (4-21-89); and sons, Javarius J. and Javari M. (4-24-08), -who' will be cele brating with family and friends at the park 4-25-09. "T1 r-0 :!:! c )> en m Z -4 z m r-1 Birthday wishes go out to you, Bone. IJJ c: r r-Jerome Scott, Jr., who will be celebrating his birthday in the month of April. Happy birthday. From the Scott family and may God bless you. MOM And DHARI Birthday w ishes go out to PlY secon9 born, Dha-J'oi b.k.a., Suav'e. Love, your family, Remeka, Lil Wes, Wendell, T. J., Nikki, and father, Big Wes. "The \thice of Our Community Speaking for ltse.lf" (813) 248-192 --RICHARD WILSON, SR. And Sons, DERRICK WILSON And RICHARD WILSON, JR. z "'tt c: IJJ r-c;; :::t m c m < m ::D < Happy birthday shout out from Derrick, Richard, Jr., C: Tonya, Ashley, and Dominoe Boys, family and friends. rn HELEN HENDERSON 4/27 It's all about you, enjoy your birthday weekend. C God has blessed y o u to be here 49 years. Happy birth day. From, family and friends, a.k.a., Princess. Marva L Scott, Principal Abeka Curriculum Small Classes MS.DRIAL Happy birthday goes out to the thick madame, Ms. Drial. From, her kids and family. Birthday Notices And Other Announcements Dead I i ne: 1 Week In Advance Call: 248-1921 For More Info KING'S KIDS CHRISTIAN ACAD -EMY & LEARNING & DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER Now Enrolling for the 2009-2010 School Year Infants -'5th Grade 23 Years of Experience in Educating children In A Loving Christian Environment Educational & Fun Field Trips Space Is Limitedlll Stop by or call Dress Code (Uniforms) Computer Technology & Physical Education Hot/Nutritious Meals After School Program tutoring, martial arts, and chess) Florida Pride & School Readiness the school office for an application!!! 813-248-6548 x228 3000 N. 34th Street Tampa, FL 33605 )> z c "T1 ::D c


0) All About Vou N ...J a: a. < >"' < c a: LL Q a: LL c z < c (/) w 1-> a: w > W c w ::1: (/) Bad Boys Having A Party CHAMP And CARLA Happy birthday Carla. We love you, Champ, M arcell and Cake. ANTONIO TAVARES Birthday wishes are going out to Jr., who is turning 6 on 4-25-09. He will be sharing his busy day with mommie, LeQuisha; sister, Xanidi; and brother, T'variae. So shine for all to see! Love, mommy._..., -. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LINCOLN GARDENS :::i D a. ,. 4025 W. Palmetto St. 879-1351 z ti ...J ...J D ...:. w z i= z w (/) a: 0 ...J u.. JARED RICHARD CARTER 4/22/09 (Cousins) l f1 .. Birthday blessings to Derrick, who will turn 6, and Jared, ;.: who will turn 2 They will enjoy their day on Saturday with fami-ly and friends. We love you both. Your family. REV. ANTHONY GREENE, Pastor Sunday School 9:30 A.M. Morning Worship-11 A.M. Prayer Service & Bible Study Wednesday 7:30 P.M. '"To Know a.rlst And To Morillo Olrisl Kno..,.,. FIRST BAPnsT CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE 8616 Progress Blvd., Tampa, Fl33619 II Church Office: (813) 677-1948 II Pastors Office: (813) 672-0389 II Academy Office: (813) 677-5988 II Fax: (813) 672-051 4 E-Mail: fbcopv@tampabay.rr.com DR. SAM MAXWELL, SR., Senior Teaching Pastor AduiVChlldren Worship Times 7:30 A.M. & 10:55 A.M. 4 : l!:l!fiil!lllft Sunday-9:45A.M. Adult & Youth/ Children Tuesday 11 A .M. Adult Wednesday 7 P.M.' Youttv Children 7 : 30P M Adult A Campus For Failh Bible Growing The Church For Global Change 1 :8, Rom. 1 : 8,1 Tiles 1:8) Congratulations MARGIE KELLEY Congratulations go out to Ms. Margie Kelley who will be graduating with her degree in Medical Coding and Billing. The eeremony will be held Saturday, May 2, 2009 at 10 a.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall. Extended invitation to those who wish to come out and help her to celebrate her big day. She gives all the praise and glory to God The Almighty. Shout Out To Shank DERRICK HUNTER, JR. 4/25/09 Happy birthday to Shank, who will turn six on April 25th. He will party with family and friends on Saturday. Love, Step Dad, Emmit. Bible Missionary Baptist Church 4605 35th Street Rev. L t Blade, P.lstor 21st Churl:h rsary


., Church Directory NEW MT. ZION M. B. 29TH STREET HERITAGE CHRIS11AN New Testament M. B. LAURA STREET :J> CHURCH, INC. CHURCH OF CHRIST COMMUNITY BAPTIST Church Of Thonotasassa, Inc. CHURCH OF CHRIST CHURCH 11530 Walker Road 2511 E. Columbus Dr. HAROLD RODRIQUEZ-MINISTER Thonotosassa, FL 33592 1310 East Laura Street 1 (813) 248-8101 or {813) 247-3899 3310 N. 29th St. TAMPA, FL 33605 Hillsborough High School (813) 986-3971 Plant City, FL 33566 (813) 752-2858 N OFFICE & FAX (813) 242_4572 5000 N. Central Ave (813) 610-1252 William Kerrlson, Minister EMAIL: rornello@verizon.net Tampa, FL 33603 Sunday N DR. WALTER J. WILUAMS Pastor Early Morning Worship-7:55A.M. Sunday Morning Worship-9:30A.M. Morning Worsbip -10:55 AM Wed., Family Night-7 P.M. Dea. John C Lovett, Chairman Board Of Deacons Sunday Bible Class ............... 9 :15 A.M. Morning Worship ................. 10:30A.M. Evening Bible Class .............. S:OO P.M. Evening Worship ................... 6:00 P M Wednesday Night Class ...... .7:00 P.M. Personal Work: 1st Sat.. ... 1 12 Noon BROWN MEMORIAL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2313 E. 27th AVE. (813) 248-5690 (813) 241-690 WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE Sunday School ..... 9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Worship .... 11A.M. Sunday Evening Worship .... 7:30P.M. Morning Prayer (Tuesday-Friday) .... 9 A.M. Wednesday Night Worship ..... 7:30P.M. "A Church Where The Love Of God Flows And The Holy Ghost Is In Full Control." MOUNT PLEASANT M.B. CHURCH 2002 N. Rome Avenue (Corner of Rome Ave. and Spruce St.) P.O. Box 4724 *Tampa Dr C.T. Kirtdand, Pastor Tel: (813) 253-5714 *Fax (813) 254-1441 E-mail: MtPieasantMB@ aol.com Devotion By Mt. Pleasant Praise Team ... 1 ........ .... ,."-;, .......... .,. EARLY MORNING WORSHIP AT 7:45A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL_* A..M, MORNING WORSHIP-11 A. M. 1ST SUNDAYS 5 PM-Family Series Hour (B.T.U.) 6 PM-Lord s Supper (Communion) TUESDAYS 6 PM -Prayer Service 7 PM -General Bible Study 7 PM -Youth Bible Study .. .. .,,,.It OR. C.T. KIRKLAND, Pastor TAPE MINISTRY Order On Line At Web Site Or Call Church WEB SITE: MtPieasantMBChurch.org REV. DELORES CAIN, Pastor Sunday Morning Worship Service 8:00 A M Bible Study Tuesday 7 :00P.M. New Mt Silla M B Church 5702 E. 32nd Ave Tampa, FL 33619 REV. JOHN D. ANDERSON, JR. Pastor Weekly Services: Sunday School *9:30A.M. Sun. Morning Worship 11 A.M. Wed. Night: Youth Prayer Service And Bible Study Thurs. Night: Prayer Service And Bible Study Saving The Sinners And Educating The Believers I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me. -Phil. 4:13 NEW FRIENDSHIP GRACE MARY MISSIONARY M.B. CHURCH BAPTIST CHURCH 3107 E. Lake Ave. -4127 3901 N 37th St (813) 248-377 Weekly Activities Sunday Church School 9 :30 A M Morning Worship 1 0 :45 A M Bible Class 4 : 30P M Evening Worship 5 P.M Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 p .M Bible Study 7 :30 P ELDER THOMAS J. REED Pastor Early Morning Worship8 A.M Sunday School -9 : 30 A.M Morning Worship-10: 50 A.M Bible Study, Wed.-7 P M THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ST. MATlliEW M. B. CHURCH 3708 E. Lake Ave., Tampa, FL 33610 (813) 628-0752 Website: www.stmatthewchurch.org Email: rsims@tampabay.rr.com Break Of Day Worship 7:45 A M. Sunday School 9 :30 a m Morning Worship 11 a m Prayer Service Wednesday 7 p m Study of the Bible Wed 7:30; -8 :30 p .m. Praise & Worship Service Wed 8 :30 -9 p m Children & Youth Bible Study Wednesday '117 -8:30p.m. Saturday Prayer Service & Bible Study 10 a .m. Youth Bible Institute 12-4 p .m. Teen Night Friday before the 2nd Sunday 7 -11 p.m. REV., W. D. SIMS, Pastor College Hill Church Of God In Christ 6414 North 30th Street 813-239-3161 Growth And Sharing God's Love Worship Opportunit ies ,, .... SUNDAY Sunday School 9 :30AM. Morning 11:00 A.M. YPWW-6:00 P.M Evening Worship ?:QO P .M. TUESDAY & FRIDAY Evening Service 7 ;00 P.M Morning Bible Study .... ...... 9 A.M. o Morning Worship Worship ... 10:15A.M. :E Evening Worship ....................... 5 P M Wednesday Morning Bible Study ............. 10 A.M. Evening Bible Study .................... ? P.M. GREATER FRIENDSHIP M.B.CHURCH 3325 E. Emma St. R Sunday School 9:45 a m Morning Worship-11 a m Evening Worship 5 p m Prayer Meeting Tuesday -7 :30 p m Visitors Are Welcome! FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH OF HIGHLAND PINES Pastor Prayer Meeting & Bible Study Wednesday-7 P. M. Sunday School-9:30A.M. Morning Worship10:55 A.M. Church Van-(813) 627-0338 PEOPLE FOR CHRIST MINISTRIES 10511 Main Street Thonotasassa, Aorida DR.THOMAS L. HADDEN, Ill Sunday School 9 :30A.M. Morning Worship 11 A.M. Bible Study (Wednesday) 7 P .M. ... "' .'\1ark Mis.,ionary K.1plit I hurch 7221 S. Shlrrill Port J.unp.t l'luricld 33616 m tl> Ul9-:;:u..l or/1'ead1er *Building On A Finn Fount:Miion Sundav Smoot 9:30 A.M. Sunday Worship-10:SS A .M. Tuesifay Night Bible Study -6 P.M. WedneSday Night Pravft' Service & Bible StlKiy -6;jo P.M. framr)()ttdtion Sef'\'k:e> Avclilablt> ., r 0 ::D 0 )> 0 m z .... z m D:J c:: r r m :::f z "'0 c:: D:J c 0 :::z: m 0 m < m ::D -< .... c:: m 0 0 )> z 0 ., ::D 0


Called To Help ife is an interesting journey we are all on. On this journey we will encounter some situa-' tions that will put us in.a state of needing help. In addition, not only will we nee.d help, but also there are people around us who need help. As believers in Christ we have the assurance that He will always be there to help us. As Christ is there to help His people, His people must be there to help others. The church must not continue to overlook those who are iii need. Every member of the body of Christ has as a min istry, "the Ministry of Help". This week's lesson in,.Acts 9:32-43 teaches how much 1st Saturday Trip S25.00/PERSOW CHILDREN: S12.50 #1 DEPARTURE: 5:00A.M. 11 #2 DEPARTURE: 7:00A.M. Lawtey C.I.. ................................................................................. Lawtey, FL New River C. I. (East & West) .......................................... ......... StarKe, FL Florida State Prison & W. C. .................... .. ........................... Starke, FL Union C.I .................................................................................... Ralford, FL No. FL Recept. Center (East & West) ........... : ..................... Lake Butler, FL Baker CJ.. ..................... ;.................................................... .Sanderson, FL Columbia C. I. Annex & Work Camp ..................................... La: 3 City, FL Lake City Correctional FacHity.......................... .............. .ake City, FL 2nd Satrurday Tri[! 525.00/PERSON* CHILDR. $12.50 #1 DEPARTURE: 5:00A.M. #2 DEPARTURE: 7:00 A.M. 11 Hamilton Annex & Wort Clmp ............... ............... ..................... ............ .JMper, FL lladllon C l & Work Clmp .............. ...... .. ......... ....................................... Madison, FL Jefferson C.I ........................ Monlicello, FL FCI Tallahalee ................ TaHahassee, FL

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0) 0 0 N N -I a: a. <( >=' < c a: LL c -a: LL c z <( c 0 w ::l ..... fi: w > w c w :::1: 0 -1 m ::l a. z i= w -I ..J ::l m ..:. w z i= z w 0 <( c a: 0 ..J LL m I co w Has Moved To 50th & Sligh (Behind The Snax Store) Ph: {813) 447-5712 Qff With This Ad Slar Formerly At 7243 N. 3649 W. Waters Tampa33614 (813) 933-2 Ed B lack 813 8 50.5789/ Carlos 813 3 1 7.32 0 2 Joe 813 507.9493/ Kidd the Barber 813.900 .88501 A.T 813.no. 0965 Local Diamond Dust BYNY'ASIA TAYLOR On Thursday, April 23, Mt. Pleasant' s Girls Volleyball Tea m and Boys F lag Football Team t raveled to Franklin Middle School to take on the Bears. Parents and students cheered on the Diamonds as the students gave their all. We appreciate everyone's efforts. On Thursday, April 30, the teams will travel to Williams Middle School to take on the Cougars Congratulations to our own Mt. Pleasant Diamond, Aaliyah Parker-Brown, who was crowned Miss Cotillionette of 2009 for the Tampa Cotillion-Debutante Organization. Aaliyah rendered the song Ava Maria b y Beyonce as her talent showcase. Aaliyah is currently in the 8th grade and has been accepted at Howard W Blake Magnet School as a Chorus Major. Keep up the good work! Parent Teacher Conference was held on Wednesday, April 23. Parents we appreci ate your coming out to learn of our academic progress in school. Parent involvement is important to our success in school and in real life. This was the last parent conference for this school year. Parents, if you were not able to attend, call the school and schedule a meeting with your child's teachers Mt. Pleasant's annual end of the year field trip will be to Universal Studios, Orlando. The deadline for payment is Monday, May 4 2009. Pare nts, p lease contac t Ms. Wynn at t he s chool for fur ther information. Parents of current Mt. Pleasant students, if your child is planning to return to Mt. Pleasant for the 2009-2010 school year, ple a se contact the school to hol d his/her place. Even though there is a waiting list, Mt. Pleasant is still accepting enrollment applications for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades for the 2009-2010 school year. Please call the school at (813) 253-0053 for more information or visit our web site, www.mpmiddleschool.net, to download an application -form We are not a private school, not a church school, and not an alternative school. We are a traditional publi c school. Tuition isfree! Go Diamonds! Middle .School Hosts Read-A-Thon Recently, s tudents at Mount Pleas ant Mission ary Baptist Church Middle School held a R ea d-AThon. The e v e n t t ook pl a ce in the library a t the s ch o o l w here Ms. Yolanda Waitress i s the pri nci pal and Ms. Mary Wynn w a s co ord inato r (Photographs by Julia Jackson). Domenique Green, DiMario Jackson, Turban Johnson, Jr., and Jocelyn Raiford all took part in the Read A Then at Mt. Pleasant Middle School. Domenique Green RO.tlJPI.aya Andrew s are shown in the library a t Mt. P l easant M iddle School. Among those participating in the Read A Thon were Billie Anderson, Princess Thomas, and Devin.Sumpter. Amon g those taking part in the R ead A Thon at Mt. Pleasant Middle School were Joshua Bell and Aaliyah Parker-Brown. : HistoriC. Harlem Academv .. All of Academy Schoot are 'en couraged to attend the homegoing services for Mrs. Min11ic Wharton on Saturday, at Greater Bethel Baptist Church, 2 p.m. She was a former teacher at Harlem. Alumni meeting will b e h e ld on Sunday, April 26, 2009, 5-6:30 p. m., at 1002 W. LaSalle St. For m o r e information, please call (813) 254-2229.


Social April Birthday Celebrants Happy birthday to the April celebrants: Evica Mards, Thomas "Tommy" Watson, Camilla Armstrong and Shirley Anderson. Also celebrating their natal day this month is: Elder Harry L. Harris (Eustis, FL), Lillian Harris-Cusseaux, Reva Harris-Taylor, Albert Harris (New Jersey). Veroniya Winkfield, Anita Foster, Dwayne Evans, Patricia Barnes, Ann Baker-Glymph, John L. Miller, Hector L. Cordero, Cynthia Hernandez, Ronesia Leath, Tracy Yazid, Johnny Ferrell, Cindy H. Williams, Boris Goins, Gavin Goins, Wilbur Jackson, Shevawn Spencer. Robin James, Mylo Hines. Ingrid Baronville, Sandra Riley, Desmond Saunders and TaLea Williams. Birthday greetings from South of the Border to Mesa, AZ, resident an d former Tampan and former Oakland Raider #85, Carlton Oats, who will have another blessed day on April 24, 2009. What a blessing! Sick And Shu t Ins You never walk alone, God is always by your side: Mrs. Lula Philon, Mrs. Ethel Gambrell, James Joyner, Mrs. Annie Laura Jelks, Mrs. Bertha Washington and family, Mrs. Lillie Mae Stokes, Mrs. Della Vickers (TGH), Mrs. Mildred Hanna, Ms. Melody Jackson, Willie Ed Chaney, Mrs. Carol Pierce, Stan Porter and Mrs. Lucille Moore. Also in need of your prayers are: Ellen HaireMcClennan, Bessie Sims, Ethel Wells-Dixson, D ,evora Solomon, Alzalee Hill, Geneva Ferrell, Cynthia Roberts, Sonia Powell, Lillian HarrisCusseaux, Freddie Jean Cusseaux, Eli Rodgers, Ora Lee Revels and Frank Revels. Sympathy My condolences to the fol lowing families: Mr. George Harris and family in the loss of his nephew, who was funer alized in Clearwater. Mr. Ben Brown and family in the passing of his nephew, who was funeralized in Quincy. Mrs. Lizzie Wright and family in the passing of her sister, who was funeralized in Tallahassee. Also sending sympathy to Mrs. Annie Gadson and family in the loss of their loved one, who was funeralized last Saturday. Anniversary Congratulations on your recent anniversary, Curtis and Cassandra Reed., from the Villagers who are wishing you many more! Money For College Congratulations to the high school graduates of Progress Village!! Did you know that you can get free money to go to col lege? For questions about the Progress Village Foundation Inc. program or scholarship money, call Mrs. Lois Bowers at (813) 677-6438 or Mrs. Linda Washington at (813) 741-3604. The deadline to turn in applications is May 3, 2009. Progress Village Family And Friends Reunion Good fellowship, good food and good fun for all! Jump aboard the Carnival's Cruiseline Sensational as it sails to the Bahamas. For more info, call Debora Barr at (813) 417-6654. Homeless Helping Homeless (HHH) HHH 2626 E. 32nd Avenue, Tampa,FL,3361o,phone(813) 516-2770, fax (813) 315-6009, has obtained their first shelter with 16 beds available. Their goal is to have 75 beds by the end of this year for any one who is in a distressful situ ation. Our mission is to make an impact in individual's lives even though we have our own plights through bad choices, economic circumstances and mental/physical challenges. Visit them on their website www.homeles&hh.com. My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry Inmates can request a FREE Bible and greeting cards by writing to: My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry, P 0. Box 4618, Tampa, FL, 33677-4618 Hallmark Cards has a project designed for giving "free" card donations to inmates through the chapel. Prison chaplains can request donations of Hallmark Cards for use by inmates by writing on the Correctional Facility Letterhead to: National Administrator, Prison Card Program, c/o The Salvation Army 3637 Broadway, Kansas City, MO, 64141, phone (816) 421-7184. For more info, contact Jody Ellis, Hallmark Consumer Care. Rufus Rochelle notified UPGRADE YOUR HOME TO FIOS TODAY. CALL 87!.879.FiOS or CLICK verizon.com/fiberhome "TT :D c the ministry that it is impor-J< tant that we vote for bills (HR )> 1475 And HR 61) to restore fed-eral gain time and parole to our 1 incarcerated loved ones. The 1\l deadline is May 1, 2009. Go online to the web addresses 1\l 0 washingtonwatch.com and citi-o co zensbriefingbookchange.goy then click on parole, and look for the bills or pull up Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee. Benefit Concert H.A.R.C.A (Hillsborough Achievement and Resource Centers) sponsored their 2nd annual "Jeremy Elvis" Benefit Conce11pp Saturday, Aprih8, 20.09; 4at 2 p m. at the Civic Center. H.A s one of the oldest and s pec::ted agencies Wit h disabilities in the Tampa Bay Region since its founding in 1953. F. Y.I. Let us keep President Barack Obama and his family in our daily prayers as he tries to bring change for every-"TT one. Remember our service men and women who put their lives on the line daily. Remember the helpers in the kitchen: Thelma, (813) 6713614, Family Deli, (813) 6711541 or H. 0. P., (813) 238-5221. Call your news in to Iradean London-Biggs at (813) 6776071. Be blessed! Yes We Can! r-0 :D c )> en m z ::::! z m r;Dl c: r r-!!l z "tJ c: Dl r-Cii :t m c m < m :D -< c: m en c )> z c "TT :D c M1!1!1tmsll RMIIIIpolllllilllle 'llqiiiJ!li!IIIIIIIJNtlit!MIIedln IIIIVbal"-_._ .. ( ........ "" .... ...,. ,... .... -... -11m 'hdilglslllllllflf IQ)IDdnlls IIIIIHtltll ...... lllllltN,CDI. 1


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Local Yo,uth Visit Campuses During College Awareness Month Youngsters visiting Florida State University shown on the front row are: Darius Smalls, Kamario Mosley, Nickerson Cerome, Wildens Cajuste, Renaldo James, and Byron Wright. Shown on the back row are: Dontavious Sims, Corey Pujols, James Elissaint, President, Shyheem Barthel, Devontae McCall, Devante Robinson, and Lamar Woods Vice President. STATE. REP. BETTY REED Sponsored the trip to the Capitol for Men of Vision BV IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor During the month of April, college students are already thinking about their summer plans. However, another set of students, high school seniors are thinking about the colleges they will attend .. The month of April is recog nized as College Awareness Month by the Men of Vision organization. Several of its members traveled to Tallahassee during a one-day trip sponsored by State Representative Betty Reed. They were given the tunity to witness a bill being passed and had lunch with Representative Reed. The youngsters were allowed to ask questions concerning the future of college scholarshipr and the current educational cutback slated to take place in the future. The youngsters who visit ed the State Capitol and col lege campuses were: Darius Smalls, Kamario Mosley, Nickerson Cerome, Wildens Cajuste, Renaldo James, Byron Wright, Dontavious Sims, Corey Pujols, Members of Men ofVision are shown on the campus of the University of South Florida with the organization's sponsor, Ross Anderson. The youngsters are: Nickerson Cerome, Bryon Wright, Reynaldo James, Wildens Cajuste, Kamario Mosley, Devontae McCall, James Elissaint, President, Darius Smalls, Devante Robinson, Shyheem Barthel, Dontavious Sims, and Lamar Woods, Vice President. James Elissaint, President, Shyheem Barthel, Devontae McCall, Devante Robinson, and Lamar Woods, Vice President. Ross Anderson, Men of Vision sponsor and teacher at Van Buren Middle School, accompanied the youngsters on the trip. While there, the students had the opportunity to visit both Florida A & M University and Florida State University. However, Anderson said it was more involved than just a bus ride. Each member of the organization was required to research a college or universi ty. tbat he was interested in and share that information with other members. "With the assistance of William Betts, Men of Vision Co-Sponsor and Zeta Xi Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., the young-sters were also allowed to visit the campus of the University of South Florida," Anderson said. A brotherhood service orga nization, Men of Vision was created to provide an oppor tunity to provide young men a chance to work together in fellowship. It is dedicated to service in the community, and the youngsters have par ticipated in several communi ty-oriented events. "Our goal is to provide them with an overall vision for the future with the emphasis on education. Most of them are enrolled in some of the toughest classes, such as hon ors and Advanced Placement. They are also participating in enrichment and motivational activities .that make college attainable. We want to make sure they have every opportu nity to attend the college of their choice," Anderson said. local Scholar Is Finalist For Elections ScholarshiP Supervisor of Elections, Phyllis Busansky, is pleased to announce that RodNeshia Ingram, a Jefferson High School graduate who is currently a junior at Bethune-Cookman University, has been selected as the Hillsborough County finalist for the Florida State Association of Supervisor Phyllis Busansky Supervisors of and RodNeshia Ingram, the Elections Annual -Hillsborough County finalist for Scholarship Compe-the Florida State Association of tition. In addition to Supervisors of Elections Annual being an excellent stu-Scholarship Competition. dent, Ms. Ingram, who is fully bi-lingual, has served as an intern for the Clerk of the Circuit Court and the Public Defenders' Office over the past three years. She is the daughter of Rodney and Kim Ingram, who reside in Hillsborough County. Each year, three students are selected from the top tions submitted by Election Supervisors from around the state to receive a $1,200 scholarship. "We had several fabulous candi dates in Hillsborough County," said Supervisor Busansky. "But, RodNeshia won our hearts with her determination and selfless community attitudes. Despite her busy class schedule at BCU, Ms. Ingram is driving back and forth to Tampa to help register high school seniors and educate them about the impor-"11 r-0 :c c )> (/) m z ::! z m r-1 III c: r rm ::! z voting." 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0) g School Scenes ('I ('I :Young Middle School Hosts Black Historv Program a: LL c 0: LL c z <( c C/) w ::::) I-ii: w > w c w .:::r:::: C/) :::i. ID' ::::) a. z j::: w ..J ..J ::::) ID ...:. w z j::: z w C/) a: 0 ..J LL ID I ('I ..... w CJ The students and faculty at Nathan B. Young Middle Magnet School held their Black History Program during the month of February. Students on all grade levels participated in the annual celebration. (Photography by Brunson). Members of Mentors for Ministry who attended the Black History Program at Young Middle Magnet School were: Angelia Oliva, Adrian Johnson, Claudner Lecount, and Mekai Wallace. _3602 7th Avenue *Tampa,FL -241-23.01 or 247-3719 f Keys Made Latex Flat White Paint. .. .......... $5.99 gal. Oil Outside White Paint .......... $14.90 gal Roller Pan Set ........... ........ ... $3.49 ea. 3" Brushes ........... ; ............ ... ea.LIMIT 2 WITH THIS AD ONLY!! Just Elementarv School Students Visit Cosmetolouv Class Several 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students at Just Elementary School recently visited Blake High School's Cosmetology Class. The Students were treated with haristyling, haircuts, manicures, pedicures, and facial during the vsit. The elementary students had lunch with their older peers before returing to their own school. the elementary students are members of the Ladies Club and the Gentlemen's Club, respectively. (Photography by Brunson) Shaquella, Vovo, Eva Bulmer, Phi, Amanda Wade, and Setdricka Brown were among the cos. metology students at Blake High School who shared grooming tips with students from Just Elementary School. Amanda Wade is shown giving Carl Johnson a stylish haircut. Iris Lawson is shown styling the hair of Kellyah McCormick,. a 5th grade student at Just Elementary. Eva Bulmer, Berlanda Deil, and Dione Dennard seem be enjoying themselves. This hairstyling session inculudes Naibel De La Campa. JoAnn Daves, and Migdalia RodrigueZ.


Local ., :a c Communitv Groups Attend PartnershiP Meeting )> ., :a r As people began to gather at the Ragan Park Center for last Tuesday night's East Tampa Community Revitalization Partnership meeting, the organization's chair, Evangeline Best, noticed several neighborhood association leaders in the crowd. So, prior to the regular Partnership meeting, a get acquainted session was held with Ms. Best and 7 neigh borhood association leaders. "Since my tenure began as chair, this is one of the best meetings we've ever had," said Ms. Best. "The neighborhood association leaders spoke, got to know each other better, and shared ideas on how to increase membership in their orga;ni zations as well as strategies on how to make things happen. They presented a wish list and also talked about projects already underway with TIF dollars." Neighborhood Association leaders at the meeting were Betty Bell, Valerie Washington, Jeff Harmon, Joel Barnum, Ralph Johnson, and two people from the Business and Civic Association, Molbert Scrivens and Noreen Copeland. To the delight of Ms. Best, four City Council members attended the meeting, Mary Mulhern, John Dingfelder, Gwen Miller, and Chairman Thomas Scott. Also in EVANGELINE BEST ETCRP Chairperson attendance was Les Miller, who will be campaigning for a seat on the Board Of County Commissioners. The food was sponsored by Abe Brown Ministries, and catered by Urban Catering out of Wesley Chapel. After the get acquainted session, the official ETCRP meeting began. "All of the Community Advisory Council members were at the meeting, and Bernadine White was excellent with her presentation on the census," said Ms. Best. "She also announced that she needs to hire about 30 people right way at $16.00-per-hour." N Ms. Best said she's also noticed Businessman Marvin Knight addressed the group about the lack of Black representation on all of the projects underway in East Tampa. He told the group that all he's seen .on the projects are Hispanic and white employees. no Blacks working on the different N c projects, and said they need to chal-c (Q lenge the city on that issue. "I have talked to the big contractor to allow our people to get involved on some level," said Ms. Best. "The problem is, the projects are already signed and approved before it comes to our level. On all projects where TIF dollars aren't involved, we've demanded inclusion. We already have that on TIF dollar pro jects." "We need to get to the table with the contractors before everything has been signed and sealed: We need to be a part of any and all projects going on in East Tampa. "What we really need are jobs in our community. We need to be a part of everything going on in East Tampa if it involves an opportunity for employment." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@10sentinel.com. HOD Certified Non-Profit To Host Homeowners Retention Club Meeting The Housing & Education Alliance (HEA), a local non-profit HUD certified housing counseling agency is unveiling a new initiative to assist homeowners who may be facing foreclosure. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 12th, from 6:30p.m. until 8:30 p. m. at the children's Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Avenue. The HRC (Homeownership Retention Club) will allow for group education sessions to provide an overview of the issues being faced by homeowners, and fmther services in assessing individual situation and one-on-one counseling will then be offered. For more information, call (813) 261-5151, ext. 5151 or visit www.myhome america.org to register for the program. "T1 r 0 ::0 c )> (/) m z :::! z m r I tD c: r r !!I z ., c: tD r u; :::t m c m < m :a -< c: m (/) c )> z c "T1 :a c www.metropcs.com metroPCS WITII Alcatel Lucent 0 MetroPCS Corporate Stores Bradenton 4919 14th St. West Bradenton, FL 34207 888.576.3876 Brandon 1989 W. I.J.msden Rd. Brandon, FL 33511 888.576.3876 Clearwater 1674 S. Missouri Ave. Clearwater, FL 33756 888.576.3876 Lakeland 3137 US Hwy. 98 North Lakeland, FL 33805 888.576.3876 Unlimit Yourself. Sarasota 1158 N. Washington Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34236 888.576.3876 st. Petersburg 3100 22nd Ave. North, Ste. B St. Petersburg, FL 33713 888.576.3876 Tampa 2907 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. Tampa, FL 33607 888.576.3876 Tampa 1251 E. Fowler Ave. Tampa, FL 33612 888.576.3876 : $10 OFF any accessory -. I Certain reslrk:tl:lns Proouct cOO! may Wl'f. Phone nd aclual size and !t!b:lkln m31 Wl'f l'f lllore. Visit motrq>cs.corn or a Mel roPeS sl01e for lnfonnallon Ollllpedflc lemrs and o1 setvlce, local cl11erage area, handsel and any restrictions. oner avaiiOOie for new actllalions only. NaliJrrNIUllong !llllance available only In cmllnenlal U.S. and Puerto Rk:o. nares, services and lealures sulllecllo change. Taxes and foes not Included 8414_SENT C) m -w I tD


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"T1 Health :a -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10 )>. How To De-Stress For The Wor k ing Africa n American How To Eliminate Razor Bumps A sk the follow ing questions? At work do you have to.o many responsibili ties? Do yod have conflicting demands or expectations rela tive to co-workers, manage ment or superiors? Unsure about job security due to downsizing, cutbacks o r reorganization? Are there limited opportunitiesfor advancement or adequate pay? Too many hassles and interruptions? If you answered yes to more than one item, it is time to consider taking action to learn new coping skills or to effectively apply the ones you have. Effective ways to deal with stress: Prayer! Relax. It's important to unwind. Take a break. Take advan tage of break times and go for a walk. When things build up talk to a friend. Get plenty of sleep. Sleep improves your ability to deal with stressful situations. Get at least eight hours of sleep each night. Write down your thoughts. Keeping a journal can be a great way to get things off your chest and work through issues. Set limits. When it comes to work and family, figure out what you can really do. There are only so many hours in the day. Set limits with yourself and others. If the job is unbearable; plan and execute a career change. Send out resumes or work on transfers within the company. In closing, it should be noted that n o single method is successful; a combination of approaches is generally most effective. It is important that you learn t o put aside fears. and worries about things beyond your control and face change with courage and commitment. Overcoming Asthma In The Black Communitv E very year thousands of parents must face the challenging task of car ing for a child with asthma. A reversible lung disease caused by the narrowing or blocking of the lung's airways, often as a response to various triggers, asthma affects nearly 3 mil lion African Americans. Though asthma is a manageable condition, it can be life-threatening. In addition, there are disparities in the burden of asthma. Although asthma affects Americans of all ages, races, and ethnic groups, low-income and minority population-s experience substantially higher rates of fatalities, hospital admissions and emergency room visits due to asthma. African American children ages 4 and younger are six times as likely as Whites to die of the disease. And those who don't die are hospitalized more often than their White counterparts. The burden of this chronic disease is felt everyday at the individual level, whether it's a frightening asthma attack or the constant vigilance and adherence to treatment plans required to keep it under control. 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One source for parents and their asthmatic children to become better informed and educated about asthma, is the Internet. There are many credible sources of information available. brick by brick, block by block, callous hand callous hand together ordinary people can do : extraordinary things PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA What s up everybody! My name is Marsha, I'm 47 years old been living in Tampa Park for about 15 years now I am HIV positive, I found out I had It when I had my 3rd child because he was positive. To be honest when the doctors told me I was positive, I was like these people don't know what they are talking about. I don't know how I caught It, yeah I'm In the streets drlnk.lng and having unsafe sex. I felt like those people didn t know what they were talking about. I kept doing what I do best, hanging out at the Dirty Bar and con tinue to have unsafe sex. I was in denial for about 4 years until a Worker came to my door and told me they were taking my child away from me. So that's when it hit me to come to grips with this disease the y call HIV. I wasn't going to let those people take my child away. So I made my flrst step to accept this disease and admitted myself to a DACCO program. I just know I'll have to get myself together for my kids. Do You Want To Share Your Story? Do You Want. More Information? (813) 210-0513 Sonja (813) 277-4587 Rebecca Francis House 446-9274 Telesia For African American Me 1\.) that. Always with the 1\l grain of the hair. Do not put g too much pressure on your c.o face when shaving. azor bumps can b e a particular problem for African American men Step 3 Change your shav ing products. Use a glycerin based shaving o r soap. D o not use anything that numbs the skin o r with men thol, as this tightens p ores Step 4 -C o n s i de r a depila. tory shaving solution. If you don't use a razor, you won't have raz o r bumps. 'ftle m o st popular prpduct is Magic Blue (or Gold) Depilatory Shaving Powder. It is a creme that softens the hair enough for you to remove with a dull edge such as the back of a butter knife. They are most commonly found on the face, but c a n also be found anywhere that you shave, including the back of the neck. They are the result of ingrown hairs caus ing inflammation on the skin. Not only are razor bumps uncomfortable, but they also can be quite unsightly. Fortunately, you can elimi nate razor bumps. Step 1-Exfoliate your skin regularly. Dead skin can block your poreY, which can increase your razor bumps. Use a facial scrub or mask at least once a week. Step 5 -Use products designed to eliminate razor bumps. There are several "T1 products made for African b Americans that you can apply :a to your face after shaving that c will help heal and eliminate l> razor bumps. Bump stopper Step 2 -Change your shav ing habits to eliminate razor bumps. Shave after a hot shower when your skin is its softest. 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Entertainment Letova Ends Waiting Game With New Album LETOYA LUCKETT LOS ANGELES LeToya Luckett, an original member of Destiny's Child, didn't expect to wait three years between solo albums. After she released her first record, EMI announced that Capitol and Virgin would merge into the Capitol Music Group. In the midst of the restructuring, the group's executive vice president of urban music, Ronnie Johnson, died of a heart attack. ''When you get caught up in a merger and then lose someone who was so involved in your project, there's nothing you can do," says LeToya, who uses only her first name professionally. "You don't have control; you can't release another album. So you learn to be patient." As she waited, she focused on figuring out some things about love, relationships and her personal growth as a woman, singer-songwriter and entrepreneur. Those life lessons are reflected in the songs on "Lady Love. The album is slated for release June 23 LeToya established her solo status with a 2006 self-titled album. Debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts with 165,000 copies, the set has since sold 529,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The lead single, "Torn," peaked at No. 2 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Oprah Makes Twiner Debut With Shout Out To Fans OPRAH WINFREY WASHINGTON -Talk show megastar Oprah Winfrey made her debut on micro-blogging service Twitter on Friday with a shout out to her fans. A literal shout. YOU FOR A WARM WEL COME. FEELING REALLY 21st CENTURY," Oprah wrote in her first "tweet," written in all capital letters, the Twitter equivalent of shouting. Oprah down her subsequent messages, informing her followers in lower case letters that her cocker spaniel would be getting a rabies shot and sqe had a hankering for a reuben sandwich. Oprah's Twitter account has grown at a phenomenal pace since she announced its creation on her Facebook page_on Thursday, attracting more than 125,000 followers in less than 24 hours. She still has some ways to go, however, to catch up with Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher, who beat CNN on Friday in a race to see who could become the first Twitter user to attract one million followers. Kutcher, the star of the television series "That '70s Show" and husband of actress Demi Moore, appeared on Oprah's show by videolink fresh from his early morning win over CNN to teach her how to use Twitter. Fantasia Gening The Realitv Show Treatment FANTASIA NEW YORK Fantasia is the latest star to get her life turned into a reality show. VH1 said that its cameras will begin following the singer for a series that it hopes to premiere early next year. Fantasia was the thirdseason winner of "American Idol" in 2004. The 24-year-old single mother has written an autobiography called "Life is Not a Fairy Tale" and starred in a TV movie about herself. VHl says the series will show how she deals with life and, as the network put it, the seismic aftershocks of fame. Fantasia performed in the Broadway production of "The Color Purple" in 2007 and is now recording her third album. Bevonce Announces u.s. Tour Dates NEW YORK --In sup port of her latest, chart-top ping album, "I Am ... Sasha Fierce," Beyonce has announced her 2009 world tour dates in North America this summer. The trek starts at New York's Madison Square Garden in June and wraps with a four night residence at Encore at. Wynn Las Vegas July 30August 2. Beyonce will be backed by her all-female band. Winners of her "Single Ladies" video dance contest will see themselves onscreen during one of the tour concert's centerpiece sections. Tickets for the general public will go on sale through Ticketmaster on Saturday, April 25. Beyonce is making 2,000 seats available at each BEYONCE venue for $20 (plus applica ble service charges). Tickets for the four-night residence at Encore will go on sale at an as-yet unannounced date. Beyonce's "I Am ... world tour comprises her first full-length concerts since 2007's "The Beyonce Experience" tour. "11 Ross Calls Out 50 Cent At Record-Release r 0 ::IJ (/) m z MIAMI--Bossin' up! Rick Ross spent most of Monday in New York pro moting his new LP, Deeper Than which hit stores TuesdayJApril 21) But come nighttime, Ross hit the runway, catching a jet to his hometown of Miami Sis record-release party. .!toss' shindig was held at of the city's hot spots, Mansion As tension with security and the fans calmed down, Ross brought up his own friction, his feud with 50 50 CENT vs. RICK ROSS ::::f z m r I m c: r r m -1 z ., c: m r Cent. c;; "Somebody better tell 50 :::t: Cent I'm the muthaf-in' boss!" he yelled before tran-m sitioning into "The Boss." "I'm the biggest boss you've ::IJ seen thus far!" Ross and audience members yelled. C: m (/) c )> z c "11 ::IJ c C) m .... cp m


(7) Entertainment N f Plies Hopes To Take 'Pientv Monev' i From The Streets To The Chans a: LL c a: LL c z < c U) w ;:::) .... w > w c w :z:: U) :::i ID ;:::) D. z ..J ..J ;:::) ID ..:. w z t= z w U) C a: 0 ..J LL People are buying into Plies' next single "Plenty Money," and the Florida MC is paying attention. "I can honestly say that song is the biggest street song in my career," he told us last week of the hanger from his third LP, Da Realist. "In my opinion, I've had a sh-load o t ; $u c ce ss ful street records; whether it be 'I Am the .Ofub or 'Goons Lurking-;: 'I'm the. Man.' I've had my share of big street records. I've been a part of big street records as well, _but it's nothing compared to this 'Plenty Money.'" The bragging is unabashed on the song. In one verse, he raps, "Wonder why I bought the Bentley when I had the Maserati?/ What I paid for the goon chain? 140 [thousand]." But does the Fort Myers, Florida, native feel any guilt about releasing such a decadent anthem during a worldwide recession? "You need to feel like [you have plenty of money], bruh," Plies rationalized. "Regardless of how bad it is, you need to feel better, man. The people that ain't got no money now, itwas the same people who didn't have money four years ago. Now it's justifiable not to have money. In.terms of the street perspective, it isn't 'as much money circulating in the streets as--it once was. But in terms of our [national] economy, the recession was a scapegoat for corporate America, who can file bankruptcy now and re-create a whole 'nother company, debt-free. The people who are strug-PLIES gling now been struggling. Anytime you can create music and give hope, anytime you can make a per son feel good ... that record makes you feel good whether you hear it at 10 in the morning or 3 in the morning in the club. It makes you feel good. "The first time I saw that record work, that shscared the f.-out of me," he continued. "It was probably a couple of thousand people there. Sold out. I didn't do that record first, I did that record third or fourth on my set: I came out to 'Me and M:f'Goons.' That mutha--a almost equivalent to P1Plenty Money,' but aPlenty Money,' anytime they hear the first two seconds of mutha--a, it's a prdhs':\ lem." 9r1T apzenty Money marks what its author ; calling a milestone in his career: It's a street record with a chance to do some damage on the charts. What makes it even sweeter is that he doesn't have an R&B feature on the song Plies Releases Teaser For His Reality Show 'Goonette' Some call it horrifying, some say it's inspiring, some label it hilarious -but everyone is fascinated by it. Plies recently released an online teaser for his reality show "Goonette, and the Internet is chatting about the show that focuses on women who show "grace" and beat the odds. "Ah, man -I feel like it was a great move for me," Plies said about "Goonette," which is still in development. The Fort Myers, Florida, MC says he's pleased that he chose to do a "Goonette" show, and he should have a deal in place with a cable network within the next few weeks. "This whole 'Goonette' movement is something I'm really excited about," he said. "Today, it's a bigger movement than the 'Bust it Baby' situation. For me to have the chance to put the trailer together and shop it around, I think it's the best move I made in my career." Raekwon Finds label Home For OniV Built 4 Cuban linx II RAEKWON The years-long delay on Raekwon the Chef's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II had nothing to do with the music. Rae kept his sword sharp, rapping over tracks pro duced b:y Dr. Dre, the RZA and the late J Dilla, among others. The Staten Island sergeant had to get his busi ness right and find a recording home. After failing to solidify with Dre's Aftermath over at Interscope, the Chef shopped around, and on April 15, it was announced that he will release the follow-up to his 1995 classic on his own ICEH20 Records through EMI. "The wait is finally over," Raekwon said in a statement. "Words cannot describe extremely happy I am to work with EMI Music to put out my album." Danitv Kane's Aundrea Fimbres Fired Bv DiddV AUNDREA FIMBRES When "Making the Band" returned for its fourth sea son earlier this year, only two girls, Aun drea Fimbres and D awn Richard, returned to try and piece together their careers on Bad Boy and as members ofDanity Kane. After going almost the whole season without revealing the group's fate, Diddy shared with the girls on Thursday night that he had formally let Aubrey O'Day and D. Woods (whom he'd fired at the end of last season), as well as Shannon Bex (who decided not to return to the show) out of their Bad Boy contracts. But the real kicker came when he also announced that he'd also be letting Fimbres out of her contract. "You're a great per son, you're a great girl, but if I did another group, I wouldn't feel comfortable doing a group with you," he told her. "I've given a lot of thought an,d I'm gonna let you out your contract too." Rick Ross onends Trick. Daddv With lupus lvric Trick Daddy expressed to MTV News that he has not taken too kindly to Rick Ross addressing his condition on the song "Valley of Death." The song, on Ross' upcoming Deeper Than Rap, contains the lines, "Caught a little case, buddy had a little cheddar/ Pled out to 15, poured his life in a letter/ Very first line he called Trick Daddy stupid/ Said he had AIDS telling people that it's lupus/ Not the one just to jump to conclusions/ I'm getting money, small talk can be a nuisance." The rhyme doesn't sound as if Ross himself is making the accusations, but rather someone in prison he was corresponding with. However, Trick still questions why "false" claims are being brought up and, regardless of the Boss' intentions, Trick says hili! disease shouldn't be taken lightly. "Millions of people are stricken with lupus," Trick said. "I have stayed out of the bullsh-, I will continue to stay out of it,, TRICK DADD Y And RICK ROSS Ross had been with Slip N-Slide Records as l01ig as I have been with Slip-NSlide Records. He's known I've had lupus for 10 years. I was referred to my doctor by Ted Lucas who is the head of Slip-N -Slide Records. I would like to apologize to everyone suf fering ,with lupus. I would like to apologize for the insults." Ross did insult Trick in a video that recently surfaced online. In the clip, Ross -after being told by the interviewer that it was Trick Daddy telling peo ple that R ick was a prison guard -had venomous words for his then-labelmate and sometime collab orator. "The Voice of Ou.r Community Speaking for Itself'


Entertainment Rihanna ReportedlY Performing In Dubai Next Month RIHANNA Rihanna could be returning to the stage soon. The singer, who has kept a relatively low profile since the alleged February 8 altercation with her thenboyfriend Chris Brown, is in talks to put on a show next month in the popular Middle Eastern resort locale of Dubai. "Rihanna will be performing on May 28," Mary Rachelle Cherpak, a spokeswoman for Dubai Department of Tourism, told MTV News "The tickets have not gone on sale, but will do so in the next two weeks." She went on to say that if all comes together it will be "a concert for 25,000 audience members. This is another example of how Dubai tourism is attracting the best of the best and is one of the world's hottest destinations." Although Cherpak couldn't comment on the .specifics, she did say that the show, if it should hap pen, "has received tremen dous publicity in Dubai the last few days and has generated buzz." I .I.'s Bodyguard Gets Same Sentence As MC For Weapons Charges T.I.And COREY WILLIAMS T.I.'s bodyguard, who served as the point man for the attempted illegal firearm purchase that will send the rapper to prison next month, has also been sentenced to a prison term of one year and one day. Corey Williams, 34, worked for Tip for five months in 2007 prior to becoming an informant and -wearing a wiretap to assist federal authorities in their attempt to arrest the Atlanta rapper. Williams was arrested one month before T.I.'s November 2007 bust on the eve of the BET HipHop Awards. The bodyguard had no previous record and agreed to cooperate with federal agents in a sting operation against T.I. to reduce his own sentence. But Williams and his former employee will now both spend the same .amount of time in prison. Rav J Chooses Cocktail On for The Love Of Rav J' Finale RAYJAND JOANNA HERNANDEZ In the end, R&B-singerturned reality-TV star Ray J had a tough decision to make: pick the girl who played hardball and was tagged as a gold digger (Cocktail), the one who came off a bit, well, off (Danger), or go in a more buttoned-own, nitpicky direction (Unique). On the season finale of VH1's "For the Love of Ray J" on Monday night, Brandy's little bro went for the 26-year-old Sacramento cocktail waitress who came in as Joanna Hernandez, but left as Cocktail, and his girlfriend. After months _o(lap dancing, double _dealing and more dirty lookS than Miss California would get at a GLAAD convention, Cocktail took home tM ultimate prize. The often wee.!! Cocktail -who gaine } reputation among th ladies for ratting out other contestants' misdeeds and secrets -squared off in the final episode against Danger and Unique. Hernandez, a social worker/go-go dancer who appeared on "The Bad Girls Club"' several years ago, said in a post-show interview with .VH1 that despite the constant backbiting, "the competition wasn't too tough." She claimed that she knew she had it in the bag when the competition for the heart of Ray-who has been romantically linked to singer Whitney Houston in the past and who famously appeared in a sex tape with former girlfriend Kim Kardashian -was down to five contestants. "1''1 '\!. rw otce of Our Communitv Speaking fJr ltse.if" Jamie Foxx Apologizes To Milev cvrus on 'leno' On Tuesday night, Jamie Foxx made an apology to teen queen Miley Cyrus for off-color comments he made about her on his satellite radio show on Sunday. When Foxx stopped by "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" to promote his new movie "The Soloist," he explained the reason for his comments. J.(\MIE FOXX was a situation with Miley Cyrus, and I just want to say, I apologize for what I said. I didn't mean it maliciously. You know I'm a comedian. You know my heart." Foxx, who has a 14-year-'TI :::rJ 6 l< l> ""C :::rJ I N 1\) 0 0 ter too, so I completely en understand." DREW-Z'S MOVIE REVIEW Of !'lfY-Crowe stars in this crime thriller about a journalist a senes of bru.tal murders. Worth seeing! !Y:!] The Hauntmg In Connecticut-Based on a true story, a family moves into a house haunted by ghosts. Not for Kids. l*l And Report -A mall security does whatever it takes to his dream girl. Surprisingly funny. [ .... ] FaSt And Furious -A fast-paced action and adventure starring Vin Diesel. The best of the series. A must see! No. 1 at box office -$72.5M. [****] vs. Aliens -Your kids will love this one. l*l K!)owmg -A creepy, starring Nicolas Cage. This move could have been a class1c but the ending was disappointing. No: 1 at box office-$27M. Worth seeing! i*Y:!] -f:. comedy/spy caper that was too long (2 hrs/5 mins) and confusing the end. can pass on this one. r*l Race To Mo'!ntam comes through with this actionpacked moVIe from D1sney. The kids w1lllove this one. No. 1 at Box Office -$25M. !I The House On The Left -A family of crazy prison escapees kidnap two g1rls, rapes them and leave them for dead. A revenge killing you can feel good about. !Y:!] Watchm_en-book to the big screen. Over the top violence and nudity. Defimtely not for k1ds. Too long-2 hrs./43 min. No. 1 at box office $SSM.[**] Caroline-: A dark animation about a girl who is terrorized by a witch. Too scary for kids. r*l Fired Up -Two high school football stars decide to join the cheerleading team to be around the girls. Well-written comedy. Enjoyed ill [***Y:!] He's Just Not That Into You -A comedy/drama about different reljtionships concerning women. Starts slqw but turned out to be good. Perry's Madea Goes To Jail..: Comedy/drama starring Tyler Perry as.Madea. 5111 week-$87M. l*l Fnday The 13th-The same as before. Fifteen victims to slash and two to survive. You ptck who will survive. Blood and guts. No. 1 movie-$42M r*Y:!] The Confession Of A Shopaholic -A light-hearted comedy and love story about a young woman who is crodicted to shopping. Your daughter will love this one. [***] .. The International-A crime thriller starring Clive Owens Worth seeing' 0 The A girl thinks the nanny killed her mother to marry the dad. A senous tw1st at the end. Worth seeing!. r**Y:!] Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans -This movie traces back to the feud between the vampires and werewolves. Good special effects. If you like blood and guts, this one is for you. r*Y:!] Paul Start: Mall Cop -A single dad tries to make ends meet as a secuiiiY guard at a NJ mall. Pass on this one. r*l :-A retired. CIA operative's daughter is kidnapped (taken). You can't mtss th1s one. Action-packed. r***l Notorious -A hip-hop movie about the life and times of rapper Biggie Smalls. & Me -This movie is about a fami!y and an out of control dog. Surpnstngly very good. A definite tear-jerker. r .. *] RATINGS **** Very Good I *** Good I **Average I -Wait For Video -4 z m r;-m c: r rm -4 z ""C c: m r-u; :J: m c m < m -4 c: m CJ) c )> z c 'TI c ;g C) m N ... I m


0) Read All About It wt:i N .J a: 11. c( a: w > w c w ::z:: t/) :::i m ::::) 11. z .J .J ::::) m ...:. w z z w t/) c( 0 a: 0 .J LL. Today's Birthday (05/18/09) You're great at punch lines this year. You can sum up the whole situation In a few sue. clnct, well-chosen words. You could become famous for doing this, and not just with your circle of friends. So watch what you say. Rehearse. Taurus (April 2Q-May 20) Voice your concerns to the team; they might be able to help. Or listening to them miss the mark could lead to your next good idea. There's a link between you, your friends and creativity, so use it. f Gemini (May 21-June 21) -Do the numbers yourself, just to make sure. Be responsible for your own money, or you won't have it long. No point in letting somebody else lose it for you. Cancer (June 22-July 22) -Travel conditions are good. You may have obligations that prevent your taking off right now. If that's the case, stop by your travel agency. Get a brochure. Launch a plan Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -Make time to sort your treasure, and find out exactly what you've got. Meetings with accountants will go well now, and you might even get a loan. It never hurts to ask. VIrgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -Your intuition should be working pretty well. Trust a hunch and follow through, just to make sure you're right. Get a partner to check your work for errors you might have missed. Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) Your workload's increasing. If you don't have the energy to do it all, find a helper you can hire and still get a percentage You be the manager; you're well qualified for that job. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -Let your partner know how much you appreciate the effort. A little surprise gift could do it better than any words you might say. Get a special treat that you can share together. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) You've come up with another way to increase efficiency. This may not be exactly what you were looking for, but that's OK. Try something completely differ ent and meet with workplace success. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You're learning things every day, but not all these lessons apply to what you're doing at work. This one, for example, is about compassion and caring. You'll see how important those qualities are in your private life. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) You're goi-ng to have to spend some money on a household item. This looks like something that needs repair, and has for a long time. You know what it is, and you can afford it now Just do it. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Every answer seems to lead to another question. Luckily, you're able to concentrate pretty well even when the writing's garbled or you're missing a page or two. You're good at detective work. Aries (March 21-Aprll19) -Something hidden away in your garage or closet is valuable. It may need some fixing up, but you're really good at that. You could make a business around fixing things up, if ypu haven't already. 1 Sentinel's Top 20 Albums 1. The Last Klss ................ .: ....................................................... Jadaklsa 2. Lotus Row3riMPLSoUND/EIIx3r .... ................... Prlnce/Brla ValenW. 3. In A Perfect World......----.............. .-.......... Kerl Hllso., 4. 4 Life .................. ................................................................. UGK, 5. Lrva..--------............................... -......... Smokle Norful 6. Love VIS Money ................................................................ The-Dream 7 lntUIUon.. ...... .. -r------................................................ Jamle Foxx 8. New Jack City II .................................................................. BO'If Wow 9. Pray IV Reign .............................. Jim Jones 10. R.O.O.T.S (Route Of Overcoming The Struggle) ... Ro Rlda 11. Boss Of All Bosses .............................. SIIm Thug 12. Gblff-...................................................................................... Mima 13. Uncle Charlie ............................................................ Charlie Wilson 14. Paper Traii ..................................................................................... T.I. 15. A Different Me ......................................... ................... Keyshla COle 16. I Am ... Sasha Flerce ........................................................... Beyonce 17. Don't Feed Da Animals .................................................. Gorilla Zoe 18. onmyradlo .. ........................................................... Muslq Soulchlld 19. We All Are One (Live In Detrolt) ......................... Donnle McClurkin 20. The Point Of It All ............................................... Anthony Hamilton Sentinel's Top 20 Singles 1. Blame lt. ............................................... Jamle Foxx Featuring T-Paln 2. Dead And Gone-............................ T. I. Featuring Justin Timberlake 3. Turnln Me On ............. ................... Kerl Hilson Featuring Lll Wayne 4. Kiss Me Thru The Phone ......... Soulja Boy Teii'Em Featuring 2Pac 5. Rockln' That Thang ........................................................... TheDream 6.Mad ............................................................................................. NYo 7. Magnificent ................................ Rick Roes FsaturlngJohn Legend 8. Turn My Swag On ................................................ Soulja Boy Tell' em 9. Boyfriend 112 ...................................................................... Pieaaure P 10. sobeautlful ....... ; ....................................................... muslc soulchlld -'J.IfThlalan't Love ..................................................... Jennlfer Hudson 12. Ain't I .................................. Yung LA. Featuring Young Oro & T.l. 13. You COmplete Me ......................................................... Keyshla Cole 14. She Got Her OWn. ......... Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous 15. Never Ever ....................................... Ciarra Featuring Young Jeezy 16. There Goes My Baby ................................................ Charlie Wilson 17 Day 'N' Nlte .... _.,, .. Kid Cud I 18. Diva ............................................................................... .-.. Beyonca 19. Chocolate Hlgh ..................... lndla.Arle Featuring Music Soulchlld 20. ......... ,._,, ..................................................... Beyonce ALL MY CHILDREN: Ryan was shaken when he received information from Alexander Cambias Sr., who claimed responsibility for all the Satin Slayer murders except Dixie's, and insisted that a killer is still loose. Adam confided to Erica that something is wrong with him, and was advised to keep quiet about his illness. Adam had a seizure when JR demanded to know if he killed Dixie. Adam later made a confession to Erica. Bianca agreed to give her relationship with Reese anoth er chance, and they returned to Paris with the girls. Kendall insisted to Ryan that she wants to be with him. Amanda told Jake she can't give up her baby. Krystal was uneasy when David invited Marissa to move in. Coming: Frankie's family fears for his safety in the war zone. AS THE WORLD TURNS: After Zac tricked Lily into transferring all the foundation money into a Swiss bank account, Zoe revealed her real agenda, wanting Luke to father her child, giving her a legitimate Grimaldi baby. Damian got Zac's gun away from him, and Margo arrested the twins. The ordeal over, Holden wanted Damian to leave Oakdale but Luke asked him to stay. Jack arrested Craig and early for smuggling guns. Craig got Carly released by telling Jack she had nothing to do with it, then insisted to Carly that he's innocent. Dusty stopped Lucy from admitting that she's responsible for the ille gal exporting, later winning custody of Johnny. Emily was irate when Lucinda brought in Hunter, her new partner at the Intruder. Coming: Henry is on the spot. BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Steffy and Stephanie each made it clear to Rick that he and Steffy are permanently through. Ridge tried per suading Erica to fire Rick, who used every oppor tunity to make Brooke doubt the stability of her and Ridge's marriage. Encouraged by Stephanie and Thorne to fight for Ridge, Taylor fantasized about their possible reunion, while Ridge received a reminder of his and Taylor's special bond. Stephanie consoled Karen on learning of Bill Spencer's death Bill's will revealed who will be running Spencer Communications. Pam made a critical error and confided in Stephanie, who encouraged her to keep the mistake a secret, as its consequences became evident. Coming: The new boss of Spencer arrives. DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Learning from Lexie that he wasn't poisoned, but has diabetes, Stefano opted to leave EJ in charge and get treated in Brunei, but was followed by someone tl,lrough airport security. Rate' gave Sami a hot kiss after she pleaded with him not to leave, and were only stopped from making love by EJ's However, Rafe remained convinced Sami isn't over EJ and told her to sort out her feelings. Rate reunited with Ariarina, and Sami overheard his declaration of love to her, while EJ was stunned when he thought of Sami during sex with Nicole. EJ was unable to call off the hit man from finishing the job on Philip. Chelsea left for london to help with Billie's care. Mia covered when Will's friend made a connec tion to her past. Coming: Melanie sees a way she can cause more trouble. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Patrick prevented a tragedy, saving Emma from a fall down the stairs. Following an intervention, Robin agreed to get in-person treatment. early told Jax she won't end her pregnancy, even if it means risking her life. Jason became convinced of Claudia's guilt in the explosion but decided not to tell Sonny as the result could harm Claudia's unborn child. Meanwhile, Ric tormented Claudia over the pos sibility that her baby could be his. Nikolas kissed Elizabeth to make Lucky jealous, but they later shared a real kiss, which Lucky and Rebecca witnessed, leading to that couple almost making love. Luke convinced Ethan to find out if they're father and son. Maxie ended up in danger attempting to win back Spinelli. Coming: Rebecca starts fresh with Nikolas or so it seems. GUIDING LIGHT: Off advice from Remy to test DNA to find out if baby Henry really is Shayne's child, Dinah ordered the procedure. Rick had Phillip transferred to a room from which he could easily escar:)e for several hours, and covered for him when Phillip flew to Florida after' Bill called him to ask his permission to marry Lizzie. Following a memorable holiday with her loved ones, Lizzie received a romantic proposal from Bill. Frank accused Doris of lying when she declared that Natalia has feelings for Olivia, but Frank was stunned when he saw the couple embracing through a window, unaware that Olivia was comforting Natalia after Frank had been beaten up by Doris' bodyguards. Coming: Phillip learns more about the real James. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: With John theorizing that the killer is connected to Marty's rape, she was able to see Powell Lord, now incarcerated at a facility for the criminally insane, while "John got a lead to the person who has been visiting Powell. Cole admitted to Starr that he wasn't able to stop using drugs, winning her support as he began withdrawal. Jessica and Brody made love and agreed to keep their relationship secret, but Viki caught them together. Schuyler showed Rex the bag of blood he retrieved and blasted Stacy, only to have Rex leap to her defense. Rex and Gigi told Shane they broke up. Roxy pulled the plug on Rex's father and was later told that the man died, but was unaware that, in fact, Rex's father is actually very much alive. Coming: .Danger brings John and Marty closer. YOUNG AND RESTLESS: Sharon signed her confession, later learning that Phyllis was responsible for vandalizing Sharon's room. After being arrested, Phyllis asked Lauren to drop the charges against Sharon, which she did. As Nick opted to go back to Phyllis, Sharon learned she's pregnant. A drunken Jill was about to upset Kay's wedding ceremony. Kevin had a break through after destroying the Chipmunk in a hallu cination, and appeared to be back to his old self. Heather and Adam had a passionate reconcilia tion. When Victor refused to let Neil resign, Neil successfully convinced Kay to hire him as CEO of Chancellor Industries. Jack and Mary Jane had sex. Ashley's. bizarre behavior left her at a loss to understand what's happening to her Coming: Despite new evidence, Heather isn't convinced of Kevin's innocence. Traas Find and circle all of the types of Trees that are hidden In the grid. The words may be hidden In any direction. D v T z R y R R E H c APPLE PEACH B s H u v T s L N N E BIRCH PEAR G D B c N J p p I M I CEDAR PLUM R B p M A ,p L E R c a CHERRY PINE E M 0 c A E R p A u K E p p s v p v T a c ELM POPLAR D L M F N K c c N M FIR RUBBER G w A L N u T T E \N MAPLE SPRUCE N a R R X B H v N 0 H NECTARINE WALNUT A E P p I M c X L M p OAK WILLOW y J L v L R L A PALM


6th Annual Spring Banquet A much talked about Spring Banquet will take place on April 25, 2009 at 6:30 p. m. at Pilgrim Rest Freewill Baptist Church, Inc., in the Dr. Henry J. Rodmon Life Center, 104 7 North Ohio Avenue, Lakeland. A dynamic speaker is on the agenda. Dinner will be served by Lakeland's Culinary Ministry from Pilgrim Rest: President, Eva Laneair; Vice President, Bessie Melton; Earline Willis, Christine Harris, Gracie Allen, Mo. Hazel Rodmon and others. For tickers or more infor mation, please call (863) 6883806. Girls Inc. Now Accepting Nominations And Sponsorships On Thursday, May 21, 2009, Girls Inc. of Lakeland, a United Way of Central Florida agency, will present the twentieth annual "She Knows Where She's Going" Awards to three outstanding women. This is a very special occasion as we celebrate the mission of Girls Inc. and honor exceptional women who serve,as positive role models for girls and young women as evidenced by their personal and professional accomplishments and community spirit. Dr. JUdith Ponticell of USF Polytechnic is the Mistress of Ceremony. Local businesses and orga nizations are encouraged to submit nominations for women. Girls Inc. is accepting nominations for the "She Knows Where She's Going" Award. A previous nominee is eligible for consideration. You may also submit more than one. nomination. Nominations are due immediately. Corporate sponsorships are due by Friday, May 8, 2009. Previous Award Recipients: 1990 Jo Conibear, Seretha Tinsley and Lunitta Thomas; 1991 -Barbara Carpenter, Barbara and Rita Owens; 1992 -Mary E. Jones, Katrina Lunsford and Barbara Spano; 1993 -Claretha Conners, Sharon Miller and Lois Webb; 1994 -Sylvia Blackmon-Roberts. Ruby Brooks Chandler and Orfa Cortes; 1995 -Bernice Cooper-Laidler, Frances McMichael and Charlene RichardsonBrinson; 1996 -Pam Campo, Loretta Jackson and Patricia Sullivan; 1997 -Allison Bower, Judy Pfingston and Shirley Whitney; 1998 -Etta Bunting, Teresina Hill and Gail Wiggs; 1999 -Sandra Gibson, Ernestine Lambert and Linda Tjiong; 2000 Jean Harden Barbara Lipscomb and Susan Snover; 2001 -Lenore Beecken, Carolynne Mather and A. Victoria Wiggins; 2002 -Ollie Brown, Silliviana Falcon and Mary Martin; 2003 -Patricia Barnes, Lynne Simpkins and Patricia Steed; 2004 -Patricia Hendler, Stephanie Hilson and Diana Wilkinson; 2005-Wanda Brokenburr. Dr. Susan Conner and Kathryn Simpson; 2006 -Terri Bronson, Rosaland Henderson and Robin Stewart; 2007 -Kathy Haley, Polly Stokes and Margaret Anne Wheeler; and 2008 Noemi Rodriguez, Peggy Wells and Antionette Wilcox. For additional information, please contact Kay Fields, President and CEO at 6823002, ext. 222. Bethune Cookman University Day Sunday, March 29, 2009, at 4 p. m. the Polk County Chapter of Bethune Cookman University Alumni Association presented Bethune Cookman University Day in honor of Dr. Oswald P. Bronson. Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune is Founder; Dr. Truddie Kibbee Reed, President; and Dr. Rebecca Walker Steele. Director The program was as fol lows: Prelude -Instrumental Ensemble; Jesus Joy of Man' s Desiring -Ernest Williams, keyboard; Rejo ice with Exceeding Great Joy -D. Johnson; A Joyful Alleluia-G. Young; ope r a Excerpt I A Touch of Class -Robert Brant, tenor, and Farrin Brown, soprano; Italian Street Song -" A Patriotic Celebration" God is Able-Shannon Walker, tenor, and Jeffery Taylor, tenor; Battle Hymn of the Republic Brandon Williams, percussion; Gonna Build A Mountain Timothy Berry, tenor; Spiritual Medley -Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, All Night, All Day, When The Saints Go Marching In; "A Saga Of The Soul Man, Come Down Angels Devonna Baker, soprano; Jesus Is a Rock -Spiritual Medley -K. Franklin; Is There Anybody Here -Devin Tracy, tenor; Great Is Thy Faithfulness -Chamber Singers, Trilogy and Ernest Williams, piano; Giue Me Jesus-M. Hogan; Total Praise R. Smallwood; Rockin' Jerusalem -Dammon H. Dandridge; Interpreters -Hosanna and G. Burleigh; Souereign God -Women Glee Club. Rodedreia Mincey, alto; and Order My Steps -G. Burleigh. The 100 Club Members who have committed to donating $100 yearly toward BCUs upkeep are: Josephine Balloon, Sadie Birt, Anthony Broadnax, Helen Brown, Clarence Childs (Daytona Beach), Judge Timothy Coon, Judge Dale Durrence. Donzell Floyd (Winter Haven), Hazel P. Gray, and Veronica Gordon (Plant City); Harmony Baptist Church members, Ray Harrison, Doris Hicks, Lorenzo Hicks, Rev. John G. Hooks, and Gladys Howell (Lake Wales); Jerusalem Baptist Church Lakeland Alumnae Chapter -Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., Tanya D. Matthews, Judge Dick Prince, Judge Michael Raiden (Winter Haven), Dr. Neriah E. Roberts. Silvia Blackmon Roberts, Judge Susan Roberts, Archie Smith, Collins Smith, Ellistine Smith, George W. Smith, Jr. (Palm Harbor), Walter Smith, Latha Speed, Willie Speed, Kenneth Strong, James Underwood, Phillip Walker, Mildred Wallace, Annissa B. Wilfark. Loretha Williams, Merlyn G. Williams (Plant City) Elizabeth Young-Davenport, Freddie Young-Davenport and Dr. Victor Wright (Bartow). Chapter Officers: President, Collins Smith; Vice President, .,, T Tanya Matthews; Secretary Annissa Wilfalk; Treasurer, Ellistine Smith; and Public Relations, Donzell Floyd. Polk County B-CU Denise Abrams, Anderson, Bessie, ; Armstrong, Michael Ardis,1 Audrey Austin, Lynwood Bell, Barbara Bennett, Sadie Birt, Claudia Borders, Mike Borders, Vicki Cook Brown, Venesia Carter, Yolanda Cherry, Miranda Crayton, Shirley Daniels, Shaundra Ellis, Sophia Edwards, Eric Feacher, Venecia Forsett, Mildred Foster, Stanley Glover, Carol Griffin, Joseph Griffin, Jacqueline Hadley, Chandra Hall, Mildred Hill, Bernice lvey, Gladys Howell, Terrye Howell, Helen Smith Johnson, Mary Lee Johnson, Karen LoiseauMarcelin, Chequeita Lewis, Evelyn Lewis, Sylvester McArthur, Ruby McClendon, James Buster McCreary (Associate Member), Alphonso Oates, ldella Parks, Elouise Robinson, Jackie Rose, Rev. Bruce Sanders, Beverly Saunders, Alice Faye Smith, Willie Speed, Latha Murphy-Speed, Harriett Wallace, Mildred Wallace, Natalie West, Letha Williams, Loretha Williams, Cathy Worthen and Ernie lvey. Gloria's Things & Other Things Summertime -when women pay clothes attention to fashions. Birthday Celebration On Saturday, April 18th, family and friends of former Lakeland Lady Susie Johnson joined in celebra tion of Susie's 60th birthday. The Carver Recreation Center in Bartow, served as the host site. The chosen theme was Growing Old Gracefully, Celebrating 60 Yea.rs of Life. James E. Johnson, Susie's husband, extended a warm welcome to everyone and ren dered the opening prayer. After which, he formally presented the guest of honor, Mrs. Susie Johnson. Tributes were shared by her children: James and Christine Poe, Steve and Prinstina Poe, Kimberly Perrymond, Maya Johnson, Jason Johnson, and Jennifer Miller. They remembered Susie as being one who loved them, disciplined them, took very good care of them and would accept them being nothing less than the best that they could be in life. Mr. Johnson rendered the blessing of food before the guests enjoyed a scrumpfious, buffet-styled dinner.--Jasmine Poe, a grandtreated the birthday honoree and guests to a ..musical arrangement, which -played on her violin. grandchildren, Ashley Brooklynn Poe, artevious Poe, and Poe, Jr. shared mem-ift.ies and poems that emphasized the love, wisdom and encouragement that Susie has showered them with over the years. Reflections from Family and Friends were given: as my aunt-Michael Shaw and Denise Spann; as my sister -Katie Spann and Theresa Rogers; as my long-time and dear friend -Betty Porter, Ernestine Williamson, Lillie Walker-Wright, and Pastor Barbara Giles. In her remarks and expres sions of appreciation, Susie shared memories of her earlier life and highlights that have brought her to the beau tiful age of 60, giving all glory to God. Among the other guest:s were: Elena Porter, Lois Johnson, Grant Johnson, Chequita Poe, Tykia Melton, Larry Coleman, Jordaeshia Green, Lee Mitchell, Valissa Shaw, Jan ice Rogers, Shaquan Davis, Michael Shaw II, Victoria Spann and a host of other family members and friends. Reading And Writing Summer Tutoring Offered The Summer Tutoring in Reading and Writing (STRW) program is being offered by the University of South Florida for first through eighth grade students who are experiencing difficulties in these subjects. Based on the results of these assessments, an instruction plan is developed and implemented for each child by his assigned tutor. Instruction may be one-onone or in small groups. Tutoring sessions will be held on Jwte 8th, lOth, 15th, 17th, 22nd, and 24th from 9:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. The cost is $40.00. Transportation to USF Polytechnic is _the responsibility of the child's parent or guardian. On-line registration is available to parents or guardians at poly.usf.edu!RWTutoring and select "Register Online". The deadline for registration is May 8, 2009. For further information contact Tracey Cayson at (863) 667-7072 or at tcaysonjxlly.usf.edu. Youth Plan Trip To Nation's Capitol The Youth Ministry of Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Gordonville, Florida, is making plans for a summer trip to Washington, DC. The youth and their chaperones will tour our national government offices, the Lincoln Monument, The Wall, The Mall (the location where the 2009 Inauguration of President Barack Obama took place!) and many other historical sites within the Capitol City. Seats are limit ed. For further information call Deacon Mozell Axson (863) 944-4906 or Dr. Kenneth Stephens 602-0434. Birthday Greetings Belated Happy Birthday wishes to Lakeland Lady Stella Black (April 4th), Auburndale Lady Michelle Yawn (April 20th), Lakeland Gentleman, Willie Gibbs (April 21st). Happy Birthday to Lakeland Lady Eugenia Gainers who will celebrate her ?? natal day on April 29th! May God continue to bless each of you with many more years of life! Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out This week's Slaaw-Nu.f Slaou.t-Ou.t goes to Plant City's Marshall High School Class of 1958! You are few in number but strong in spirit! And your drive to continue the fellowship among classmates, after the years gone by, is admirable. Talk To Shaw-Nuf Slw.w..Nu.f Talk wants to hear from you. 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CJ) g Polk County News N ({ i Easter sundav Services New Jerusalem M. B. Church a: u. 0 a: u. 0 z <( 0 en w :::> ..... fi: w > w 0 w Dr. Jimmie Downing, Pastor at the 11 a. m. Easter Sunday Service is shown with one of his members. Blessed Hope M. B. Church J: Dr. Louis Rentz, Pastor, brought forth the Easter m Message at the 11 a. m. Showing off their Easter fineries is the Youth Department who presented the Easter Program after the morning service. :::> Q. z i= w ...J ...J :::> m I ...J w z i= z w en a: 0 ...J u. m C\1 morning service. Zion Hill P. B. Church Elder Christopher O'Bryant, Pastor at Zion Hill P. B. Church, Lakeland, delivered a Divine Easter Sermon to his congregation and Easter visitors. He was accompanied in the pulpit by Minister Watkins and Minister Allen Shepard. w The Holmes family, (L-R) Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd (Annette) Holmes, members of Zion Hill P. B. CJ Church, Christopher O'Bryant, Pastor, were joined by their granddaughters, Miss JaKyra if George, Amari George and little Miss Yasmine Dugazzak, at the 11 a. m. E';lster Morning Services. Visits India Pastor, Dr. Shirley Arnold of Lakeland's TLC Family Church, a thriving non-denominational multicultural church, and several faithful members traveled recently to Chenni and Shovgulie, India, for a renewal, spiritual awakening trip. Among the dedicated group were: Sis. Carrie Spencer, Lincoln Avenue; Pastor Loretta Harmon, Alexis Brooks, Myron Garriestage and friends from Douglas, GA. You may worship with the TLC Family Church at 2025 Bartow Road, Lakeland. Ms. Carrie Spencer, Lakeland, is shown wearing a gorgeous Indian safari outfit made in Chenni, India. Youth Showcase Of The Arts (L-R) Seated-Ann Adderly. Bernice Evans and Vancilla Gallman-Williams. Standing-Stephanie Franklin, Mildred "Millie" Blake and Virginia Cummings-Lang. Miss Mecha Franklin was one of the featured artists at the Society's Youth Showcase. She is a senior at the University of Florida and will graduate on May 3, 2009, suma cum laude in Psychology. Mecha is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Bertiamin Franklin. The Society For Cultural Enrichment Polk County is noted for their annual Youth Showcase ofthe Arts. This year, 2009, the'Showcase was presented at The Larry Jackson Library, 98 North, Lakeland. Along with Miss Mecha Franklin, other Youth Showcase artists presenting their talents were: Mr Jemaar Graham, popular youth photographer who presented his pictures; Miss Adrielle Conner, who presented her portraits; and Miss Lisbon who presented readings and a speech


I SECTION FLORIDA SENTINEL c PhiliP Randolph Institute Holds Birthdav Celebration In Tampa The 8th Annual Florida State Chapter of A. Philip Randolph Institute Birthday Celebration was April nth at the Ramada Inn Suites. Program participants were Charles F. Spencer, President, Florida State Chapter, who introduced the mistress and master of ceremonies and introduced the keynote speaker; Kim Montgomery, member, Tampa Chapter, Mistress of Ceremony and Darryl Payne, President, ILA Local1526, APR National Board, Master of Ceremony; William Merri-man, President, Jacksonville Chapter, invocation; Michael Holmes, President, Tampa Chapter, welcome; Fred Redmon, Chairman, APRI National Board, USW International Vice President, Keynote Speaker. The history of the organization was given by Glynda Linton, Executive Vice President, Florida State Chapter; musical selection by Wanda Beckam. Dinner was served an,d there was musical entertainment before the Awards Ceremony. Michael Holmes presented the Champion of Labor Award to Robert Ray, President, West Central Florida CLC; LaFrances Flynn Trotter, President, Ft. Lauder dale/Broward APRI, presented the Distinguished Community Service Award to businessman, Marvin Knight; Michelle Adderley, Corresponding Secretary, presented the Distinguished Legislative Service Award to State Representative Darryl Ronson of District 55 The Eminence Award was presented by Beverly Rutherford, Treasurer, Florida State Chapter, to Thomas Scott, Tampa City Council Chair; the Gentle Warrior Award was presented by Belinda Blackshear, Recording Secretary, Florida State Chapter, to Sharon McGrouty, President, USW Local 9-984; and the Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Derrick Brooks of Derrick Brooks Charities. The award was presented by Phyllis Handcock, President, Central Florida Chapter. Special awards were presented to LaFrances Trotter, Dedicated Service Award by Charles Spencer, who also presented the speaker's award to Mr. Redmon; and the Tampa Chapter posthumously honored the life of Anna Shepard. The award was presented by Glynda Linton. (Photos by Frederick Harris} Shown here are Charles F. Spencer, President of the Florida Chapter; Belinda Blackshear, Anita Howell, Kim Montgomery, Mistress of Ceremony; LaFrances Flynn Trotter, Ladeshia Wilson, Michael Holmes, President of the Tampa Chapter; Glynda Linton, Executive Vice President and Donna Byrd. State Representative Darryl Ronson and Tampa City Council Chair, Thomas Scott received awards. Wanda Beckam sang 'His Name Is Jesus.' Hotel representative Stanley Harris made sure the event went well for those in attendance. Darryl Payne, president, ILA Local1526; Fred Redmon, International Vice President, Human Affairs, keynote speaker; and Charles Spencer. Businessman, Marvin Knight received the Distinguished Community Service Award.


00 g Local N N Entertainer Becomes i Advocate For Animal Protection a: IL. > a: IL. C z c( c en w ::;) 1-w > w c w en ::::i m ::;) a. z tu ...J 5 m ...:. w z t= z w en C3 a: 0 ...J u. Although he's been out of the headlines lately, home town celebrity, Tango, has been busy. He's been going over several projects in California, and still is work ing to create his own reality show. Tango returned to his hometown to report that he's the new urban face of the society For The Protection Of Cruelty To Animals (SPCA). "People don't there is a racial difference when it comes to the way animals are treated. Also, the Black community does, n't advocate how animals should be treated. The Michael Vick incident wasn't good for the Black community at all." Tango said he wants to use his image and status in the community to promote the way animals posed to be treated. "I want my legfteY to reflect human and affimal rights. "As far as my .m,usic career is concernE?4l.. I'm more of a hip a'6tivist TANGO now than an actual recording artist. I will no longer sell or distribute my music. I won't have anything to do with anything degrading to hlp hop music. I'm not going to dummy myself just to make a hit. I'm a humanitarian first and an artist second. My community will always come first." Tango said his partner and mentor, Ken Jackson, CEO of AMV/Beddroc Productions, has joined him on this project and several others to let the >know they are very C:Mnmu nity conscious. "I grew up in Robles Park and it was rough then and is rough now. I think the Tampa Housing Authority has created a lot of projects that weren't around when I was living there. They've planned a golf tournament for May 22nd that will reach out to kids to give them something they haven't been exposed to. They will learn that this is an intellectual sport. "I'm pleased that my celebrity status has put me in a position of being able to draw celebrities out for a lot of events and community projects." Tango is also working on creating a hlp hop network for all artists who want to know the business end of the industry. He's also been very active in the fitness industry and has some tips for anyone who is trying to get in shape and stay that way. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reach:_ed at (813) 248-0724, .or.. e.-mailed at lcrews@flsefJl:int:Z. com. Accident,_.Injmy A-A-A Accident & Call FREE 24 Hours Nationwide For Claims Involving: Injury Hospital Mall Work Lot Faulty Construction DUI Related Injuries Condo Nursing Home Ahuse Poor Security 18 Wheel Truck & Negligence Dog Bites Accidents Waterways Watercraft Pedestrian Injuries Products Liability Accidents & Injuries Workers' Comp. Trip Fall Slip Wrongful Death Auto Bike Boat Industrial Accidents Spouse Children Hotel Bar Sports Medical Malpractice Parents Motorcycle Cruise Ship Assaults In Apartments Machine Injuries Toxic & Chemical Shopping Centers Fire Exposure ALL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH CASES STATEWIDE 1-800-133-LEIAL 1-801-133-5342 n.. hirinc of an attornv ia an important deaimon. Bofore you decide to IU,e & lawyer to whom ynu &nl beiq referred, uk th&t lawyer for qual.ifioati .... and uperience in writinc. Palm River Organizatio_ n To Host 'Winds Of Change' campaign -The Greater Palm River POINT, CDC, (The POINT) is hosting the national "Winds of Change" campaign in Palm River on April 25th, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event will take place at Keeney United Methodist Church, 7736 Destin Drive, (on 78th Street next to Clair Mel Elementary School). The theme, "It's Your Turn," is about neighbors becoming actively in strengthening their community. The purpose of the campaign is a community pledge campaign focused on the prevention of child abuse. The event will highlight ways that members of our community can help pre-. vent child abuse by supporting local families so that our children can grow up healthy and reach their full potential. In addition to making pinwheels to highlight issue_ s and raise awareness regarding child abuse, parents have signed a pledge for prevention. Each family will display their pledge and pinwheel at the much-anticipated ceremony. Those in attendance will enjoy a day of fun and games, food, and socializ ing. There will also be face painting, arts & crafts, games, and prizes, snow cones, and cotton candy for the youngsters. Teenage Banle 01 The Bands Competition Searches For Hillsborough countv ldo.ls The search is on for talented teen musicians to compete in the Annual Teenage Battle of. the Bands hosted by the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department: The event will be held November 6 -7 at the Hillsborough County Fair from 6 11 p.m. The Fair is located at 4810 E. State Road 60 in. Dover, five miles east of Brandon at the intersection of SidneyWasher Road and Highway 60. The two winning bands receive free studio time to record their music. Bands can apply now for the competition, and oilly a limited number of bands w:UI be accepted. The entry fee is $50 dollars per band and members must :be between 13 and 20 years of. age. The bands are judged on guitars, drums, vocals, ahowmanship, originality and preparation Contact Joe Soletti, Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department, for registration information at (813) 376-5778. For more information on the Battle of the. Bands and other Parks, Recreation and Conserva-tion events visit www .hillsboroughcounty. o rg./parks : 505 Eat JIICbon st. Sultel\1303 .............. lei .... Tampa, FL 33802 (813) 187-7724 BANKRUPTCY Stop FotecloMn & C....._.. H.,....ment REAL ESTATE LAW FAMILY LAW (813) 387-7724


I ssifie HILLSBOROUGH. COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY INVITATION TO BID Sealed Bids will be received by the Authority in the second floor reception area of the Service Building, just north of the Landside Terminal, red side, at Tampa International Airport, for the Contract listed below, until 2:00 p.m., May 22, 2009, at which time all Bids received will publicly opened and read aloud in the Lobby Conference Room B located on the second floor of the Service Building: MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR EMPLOYEE UNIFORM RENTALS PETER 0. KNIGHT, PLANT CITY, TAMPA EXECUTIVE AND TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS A mandatory Pre-bid conference will be held in Lobby Conference Room B of the Service Building on Friday, May 1, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. Questions relating to the Contract and Contract Documents will be answered at that time. Bids submitted by Bidders not in attendance at this scheduled mandatory Pre-bid Conference will not be accepted. For additional information regarding the bidding of_ this Contract, please access the Authority's website at www.TampaAirport.com, Airport Business, Notice of Solicitations; or you may contact Ms. Laura Lemon at'(813) 870-8700 X8518. A 5% bid guaranty will be required of all bidders. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR. BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals for the following, until the stated date and time when they will be publidy opened. MAY 01,2009-5:00 P.M. P-0156-09(RM) HELICOPTER RENTAL SERVICES I MAY 12, 2009-2:00 P.M. T -0163-09(CD) SOLE SOURCESOLAR SALT PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE BID IS A HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY GOVERNMENTAL PURCHASING COUNCIL BID Some or all of the above bid(s) may have Pre-Bid Conferences. Information on these and other Requests for Bids, along with Bid{PropQS'!bresults may be accessed via the following: (1) the Internet at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/procurementservices, or (2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Services office loaifecf at the address listed below. Minority and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportunitY to participate in these matters and wiil not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color or national origin. Questions regarding the above projects may be directed to Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners, Department of Procurement Services, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 18th Fl., County Center, Tampa Florida, 33602, (813) 272-5790, during regular business hours. EGAL NOTICE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals for the following, until the stated date and time when they will be publicly opened. MAY 19, 2009-2:00 P.M. S-0068-09(EM) MARKETING SERVICES FOR GREENHOUSE GAS CREDITS PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE BID IS A HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY GOVERNMENTAL PURCHASING COUNCIL BID Some or all of the above bid(s) may have Pre-Bid Conferences. Information on these and other Requests for Bids, along with Bid/Proposal results may be accessed via the following: (1) the Internet at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/procurementservices, or (2) by coming to the Department of Procurement Services office located at the address listed below. Mfnority and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportunity to participate in these matters and will not be subject to disaimination on the basis of race, sex, color or national origin. Questions regarding the above projects may be directed to Hillsborough County Board of Com11Ji!'lsioners, Department of Procurement-Services, 601 E. Blvd., 18th Fl., County Center, Florida, 33602, (813) 272-5790, during regular business hours. NOTICE TO SOLE SOURCE :P-01_1lt-09(BM) PURCHASE CWDM safisOLUTION For THE INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY SERVICES DEPARTMENT Hillsborough CountY i_ntends to recommend the award of a sole source purchase for 'the purchase of Smartoptics CWDM San Solution. To indude: Part no. T-3008-LC, 8 ch C'NDM MUXIOEMUX LC; Part no. T-3001-19, 19 mounting bracket for two T-3XXX series; Part no. SO-SFP-4GFC-50D-C51 C'NDM, 1510NM, 4GB FC, DIG DIAG, 18DB, 50KM; Part no. SO-SFP-4GFC-50D-C57, CWDM, 1570NM, 4GB FC, DIG DIAG, 18DB, 50KM; Part no. SO-SFP-4GFC-50D-C59, C'NDM 1590NM, 4GB FC, DIG DIAG, 18DB, 50KM; Part no. SO:-SFP-4GFC-50D-C61, C'NDM 1610NM, 4GB FC, DIG DIAG,18DB, 50KM. Contractors who believe they can meet or exceed the above stated requirement must provide convincing technical data sufficient to support their position. The Hillsborough County Department of Procurement Services must receive replies to this notice not later than close of business on May 8. 2009. After this date, an award will be made. Responses to this notice will be used to determine whether bona fide competition exists. Send written responses to the Hillsborough Courlty Department of Procurement Services, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., County Center, 18th Floor, Tampa, Florida, 33601, Attention Belinda McKnight, or FAX to (813) 272-6290. For further information call (813) 301-7066. s OFFICIAL NOTICE NOTICE js hereby given, I Elouise Emmons of 3720 East Wilder Avenue in the County of Hillsborough county, State of Florida. Formerly Associated with WNW Enterprise hereby give official notice that I will not be responsible for any indebtriess any business functions, whatsoever that maybe incurred by WN Enterprise LLC. Florida. Eloulse Emmons 3720 East Wilder Avenue Tampa, FL 33610 Social Service Coordinator For Family Candidate Must Have Degree In Social Work Or Related Field. -e-mail Resumes To lack_tina@yahoo.com HIRING HIRING HIRING Mar1 "lJ r-N 0 0 CD "TT r-0 :::a B > en m z ::! z m r-1 m .c: r rm ::! z "lJ c: m r-c;; :1: m c m < m -1 c: m en c > z c c (j) m w 0


c 0:: u.. c z 4( c en, w ::::) ..... i:t: w > w c w :I: en ::::i m ::::) Q. z i= w ...J ...J ::::) m ...J w z i= z w en 4( c 0:: 0 ...J u.. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING As a result of being unable to effectuate certified mail notice to violators of the City Code, notice is hereby given that a Tampa Municipal Code Enforcement Hearing Master has scheduled a public hearing on May 6, 2009 at 9:00a.m. to hear the below listed cases which are in violation of the City of Tampa Code. Information listed below describes the case number, property owner(s), violation address, code section violated, and legal description of subject property in that order. The hearing will be held in City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida. Affected property owners will be given the opportunity to discuss the alleged violations Should anyone have any questions regarding these cases, please call the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-7286 Please note that if any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Code Enforcement Hearing Master with respect to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing, they will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. CASE# 08-10083 CASE # 08-22033 CASE # 08-24426 CASE # 08-28678 CASE II 08-27655 OATES, SAMMIE MEDINA, ROBERTO RAMOS, MARIA A. TORNES, NELSON CADICAMO, JAMES AND SHIRLEY 10808 JACELYN ST., TAMPA, FL 3912 E. HENRY AVE., TAMPA, FL 8212 N. ALASKA ST., TAMPA, FL 1411 E. 109TH AVE., TAMPA, FL 2706 E. 18TH AVE. 'h, TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19-49 SECTIONS: 19-49 AND 19-56 SECTIONS: 19-49, 19-50, SECTION: 27-133 SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-47, 19-50 TILSEN MANOR MORA SUBDIVISION AND 19-231 NEBRASKA AVENUE HEIGHTS AND 27-133 BLKS 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, LOT 124 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION LOTS 11 AND 1?. AND W 10FT OF WATCH HILL 16, 17, AND 18 153219.4000 LOT 13 AND E 5 FT CLOSED LOT 13 BLOCK 26 W 'h OF LOT 9 BLOCK 7 LOT 2 BLOCK 16 ALLEY ABUTTING ON W 143938.0010 188437.0000 141456 0000 CASE# 08-25111 BLOCK32 CASE II 08-27744 CASE # 08-22093 SEPULVEDA, CARMEN G. 146542 0000 VILLEMUE, PIERRE JR. CASE# 08-18530 COBBERT, JAMES ESTATEOF SEPULVEDA, EDWIN CASE # 08-28782 2213 E. 97TH AVE., TAMPA, FL ROSADO, RAMON 2915 CHIPCO ST., TAMPA, FL 5009 N. 36TH ST., TAMPA, FL LEDOUX-COTON, KARLA M. SECTIONS: 19-46, AND 19-50 923 E. WILMA, TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-233 AND 19-234 SECTIONS: 19-46 AND 19-50 COTON, ANGELO TEMPLE HIGHLANDS SECTION: 19-49 CAMPOBELLO THOMAS HEITER SUBDIVISION 1204 E. 108TH AVE., TAMPA, FL REVISED MAP GATEWAY ANNEX BLOCKS 1 TO 30 LOT 2 BLOCK 25 LOT10 SECT I ON: 19-231 W 114.67 FTOF E 191.12 FTOF N LOTS 12AND 13 174310 0000 155118 0000 NEBRASKA AVENUE HEIGHTS Y.OF BLOCK 7 145971 .0010 LOTS 33 AND 34 BLK 25 147911 0000 CASE# 08-22610 CASE # 08-25998 143933 0100 CASE# 08-19291 FREEMAN, SOPHIA BAKER'S PROPERTIES CASE# 08-28871 CASE# 08-27846 HARLEY, ANNIE 8209 N. SEMMES ST., TAMPA, FL OF LAKELAND R & T ENTERPRISE LLC KELLY, TERESA 1301 E. 99TH AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTION: 19-50 BAKER, ROBERT R. TRUSTEE OF LAND TRUST #19 LIFE ESTATE BURTON, SECTIONS : 19-57:, 19-233, AND HENDRY AND KNIGHTS 6915 N. 19TH ST ., TAMPA, FL ROSALIND K. 1606 E. 97TH AVE., TAMPA, FL 9701 E. CASTLE CT., TAMPA, FL 19-234 ADDITION TO SULPHUR SPRINGS SECT I ONS : 19-233, 19-234, 19-46, SECTION: 19-50 TAMPA OVERLOOK LOT 158 & W 'h CLOSED ALLEY WING FL SUBDIVISION SECTIONS: 19-26, 19-27, 19-47 19-49, 19-50, AND 19-238 AND19-49 LOT 1 BLOCK 33 ABUTTING THEREON TAMPA OVERLOOK S 60FT OF THEN 135FT OF LOT CASTLE GARDENS 149681.0000 3 BLOCKS 144496.0000 LOT 11 BLOCK 30 149057.0050 LOTS 48, 49, AND 50 CASE# 08-22614 144479 0000 BLOCK G MPA OF CASE# 08-19663 MC NEISH, ROXANN R. CASE # 08-28904 CASTLE HEIGHTS SHOGREEN, MARY EDWARDS 8301 N. SEMMES ST. TAMPA, FL CASE # 08-26000 SIECK, WILLIAM 146019 0000 AND ANDY E. 'l SECTION : 19-46AND 19-49 SOTOMAYOR, MARCO A. 2003 E. OKALOOSA AVE., 10211 N. 27TH ST., TAMPA, FL HENDRY AND KNIGHTS AQDITION 1111 E. 33RD AVE., TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL CASE# 08-27874 SECTIONS : 19-46 AND SECTION : 19-49, AND 19-50 PASQUALE, ZOILA TO SULPHUR SPRINGS .... SECTIONS : 27-129 AND 27-240 HILLSBORO HEIGHTS MAP 8111 N. BROOKS ST., TAMPA, FL ALTMAN COLBY LAKE LOT 153 & W Y. CLOSED AJ..lEY LOT BEG 15 FTWOF SECOR OF N LOTS 19 AND 20 BLOCK H SUBDIVISION ABUTTING THEREON 1/3 OF E Y. OF OF NW Y. AND SECTIONS : 19-49, AND 19-231 145255.0000 SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION LOT4BLOCK6 EXT W 50FT ANON 120FT LOT 4 AND W 5 FT CLOSED 143188 0000 172528 0000 CASE # 08-28911 ALLEY ABUTTING ON E CASE # 08-23552 THURMOND, JOAN W CASE fl. 08-20098 DIAZ, RICHARD TRUSTEE REVOCABLE TRUST BLOCK49 LETO, CHRISTOPHER DIAZ, FLOR CASE# 08-26167 DATED 1/10/97 146776 0000 9602 N. ASTER AVE., TAMPA, FL 3620 N. 25TH ST. 'h, TAMPA, FL RISING, MICHAEL G. 1807 E. OKALOOSA AVE., SECTION: 19-49 SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-47 19-50, RISING, AURORA TAMPA, FL CASE# 08-28267 19-233AND 19-234 9417 N. 21ST ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION : 27-129 DECHELBOR ENTERPRISES INC. THOMPSON S ADDITION TO SECTIONS : 19-47, 19-49, 19-50, HILLSBORO HEIGHTS MAP C/OREGAGT TAMPA RANDALL'S REVISED MAP OF I NATHAN DECHELBOR BLOCKS J THRU R INCL LOT 7 ,9-232, 19-233, AND 19-234 LOTS 17 AND 18 BLOCK C OVERLOOK LOT 6 BLOCK 4 BLOCKK j-iiLLSBORO HIGHLANDS MAP 145164.0000 9723 COMMERCE ST., 145107.0500 174478 0000 lOTS 33, 34, AND 35 BLOCK 2 TAMPA, FL : 144944 0000 CASE# 08-28912 SECTIONS : 19-46, AND 19-50 CASE# 08-20181 CASE # 08-24097 ESCOBEDO, EREYDA THOMPSON'S ADDITION TO FIGUEROA, TOMAS USCATEGUI, MANUEL CASE # 08-26287 1817 E SKAGWAY AVE., TAMPA OVERLOOK RAMIREZ, LOURDES M. 1001 LOTUS AVE., TAMPA, FL FOND, MICHAEL J. TAMPA, FL LOT 17 AND S 32 FT OF 9410 N. MARY AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-49, 19-232, VACATED 98TH ST ABUTTING SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-49, 2105 E. CRAWFORD, TAMPA, FL AND 19-56 SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-50, 19-232, AND 19-50 SECTIONS : 19-49, AND 19-50 HILLSBORO HEIGHTS MAP ON N BLOCK 2 LESS PT LYING AND19-49 CASTLE HEIGHTS MAP SEMINOLE CREST LOTS 7 AND 8 BLOCK B WITHIN THE FOLLOWING DESC HILLSBORO HIGHLANDS MAP LOT2 BLOCK2 145141.0000 BOUNDARIES COMM AT SECOR LOTS 9 TO 11 INCL BLOCK 6 LOTS 4, 5, AND 6 BLOCK H OF NE Y. OF NE Y. OF NW Y. RUN 144080.0000 149074 0000 144983 0000 CASE II 08-29204 WL Y ALONG N BDRY OF CASE # 08-26706 SALAZAR, VILMA A. THOMPSON'S ADD TO TAMPA CASE # 08-24376 OVERLOOK 980 FT FOR A POB CASE fl. 08-21306 VENTURE ONE GROUP LLC. 1028 E. 17TH AVE., TAMPA, FL CASAS, ALEXANDER RANDALL, DAVID/RANDALL, LANI SECTION : 19-56 THENCE S 32 FT TO N BDRY OF A MORES, ADRIANA VERONICA 5106 E. CHILKOOT AVE., 2906 E. 26TH AVE., TAMPA, FL ROBERTS HORATIO N LOT 17 SWL Y TO SW COR OF 9412 N. 22ND ST., TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-47, 19-49, S 75 FT OF LOT 8 BLOCK 1 LOT 17 NWL Y TO NW COR OF SECTIONS : 19-46, AND 19-50 SECTION : 19-49 AND 19-50 LOT 17 NW N 32FT AND E 36.19 CAMPOBELLO 186950.0000 FT TO POB AND LESS RIW HILLSBORO HIGHLANDS MAP TERRACE PARK UNIT NO 5 LOTS 8 AND 9 BLOCK 1 REVISED BLOCK 1 LOT 12 BLOCK 30 CASE # 09-00571 145096.0000 174388 0000 NETO, PARAMATTEE B. 144933 0000 LOTS 16, 17, AND 18 BLOCK 154 NETO, JERONIMO 0. CASE# 08-28572 139809 0000 CASE # 08-27044 8102 N. BROOKS ST., COE, ERMA CASE# 08-21765 AARON, THOMAS EDWARD CASE# 08-24404 DENT BRYAN N. TAMPA,FL 8718 N.13TH ST., TAMPA, FL 5018 N.15TH ST ., TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19-233 SECTIONS : 19-233, 19-234, JONES, PATRICIA RAY MEHTA, RAMESH S. SULPHUR SPRINGS ADDITION AND19-49 1812 E. 97TH AVE., TAMPA, FL 1404 E. 97TH AVE., AlB SECTIONS : 19-49, AND 19-50 LOT 18 AND E 5 FT CLOSED SECTION : 19-50 TAMPA, FL HANLEY HEIGHTS ALLEY ABUTTING ON W ORANGE TERRACE TAMPA OVERLOOK SECTION : 19-231 LOT25 BLOCK48 LOT4 BLOCK6 LOTS 15 AND 16 AND A PORTHOMPSON'S ADDITION TO 171829 0000 146771.0000 145505.0000 TION OF LOT 18 DESCRIBED AS TAMPA OVER LOOK CASE II 09-01224 CASE# 08-28640 FOLLOWS: BEG AT NW COR OF LOT 17 BLOCK 1 CASE # 08-27654 ESTREMERA, SYLVIA WEHLE, CASEY RYAN LOT 16 THN N 05 DEG 08 MIN 18 145081.0000 SOLER, RAMON JR. CANCEL, JOSE DAVID 1024 E. 17TH AVE., TAMPA, FL SEC W 25.51 FT THN N 72 DEG SOLER, MARIMAR 1205 E. CARACAS ST., SECTIQ.NS : 19-49, 19-50, 22 MIN 16 SEC E 91.49 FT TO A CASE fl. 08-24418 1701 E. WOOD ST., TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL PT ON ELY BDRY OF LOT18 THN NICHOLS, LINDA M. SECTION : 19-233 SECTIONS : 19-49, AND 27-129 ROBERTS HARATIO N. S 29 DEG 34 MIN 21 SEC E 24.45 2211 E. ANNIE ST., TAMPA, FL OAK TERRACE REVISED PLAT OF DEMOREST LOT 7 BLOCK 1 TOGETHER WITH FT TO SECOR OF LOT18 THN S SECTION : 19-56 LOTS 323 AND 324 AND N % LOT 3 BLOCK 7 AND S %OF 71 DEG 58 MIN 54 SEC W 102 FT RAMONA PARK CLOSED ALLEY ABUTTING CLOSED ALLEY ABUTTING S%0F TO POB BLOCK 27 LOT2 BLOCK 1 THEREON THEREOF VACATED ALLEY ABUTTING 144459 0100 147310 0000 145694 0200 171665 0000 136948 0000 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND SECTION 286.26, FLORIDA STATUTES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE AT LEAST FORTY-EIGHT (48) HOURS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE MEETING. INTERESTED PARTIES MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT SAID HEARING. SHIRLEY FOXX-KNOWLES CITY CLERK


LEGAL NOTIC NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING As a result of being unable to effectuate certified mail notice to violators of the City Code, notice is hereby given that a Tampa Municipal Code Enforcement Hearing Master has scheduled a public hearing on May 13, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. to hear the below listed cases which are in violation of the City of Tampa Code. Information listed below describes the case number, property owner(s), violation address, code sec tion violated, and legal description of subject property in that order. The hearing will be held in City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida. Affected property owners will be given the opportunity to discuss the alleged violations. Should anyone have any questions regarding these cases, please call the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-7286. Please note that if any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Code Enforcement Hearing Master with respect to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing, they will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. CASE # 08-24057 CASE# 08-27185 CASE # 09-00021 CASE# 09-01370 WHITE, ROXANNE HODGE, HOLLY PAYNE, GERALDINE DE LA ROSA, LOGENDIO 11102 N. DIXON AVE., 314 W. GENESEE ST., TAMPA, FL 6904 N. HOWARD AVE., TAMPA, FL RAMIREZ, GLEDYS TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-46 9-49, 19-50 SECTIONS: 19-26, 19-27 7405 N. COARSEY DR., SECTIONS : AND 19-231 AND 19-231 TAMPA, FL FOREST MANOR SUBDIVISION MEADOWBROOK GROVE PARK ESTATES SECTIONS : 19-47, 19-49, 19-73, LOT 27 AND N Y:z OF CLOSED LOT 332 E 100 FTOF S 36 FTOF LOT 9 AND 19-76AND 19-77 AONSOUTH .. 165731.0000 E 100 FT OF N 37 FT OF LOT 10 GROVE PARK ESTATES 95100.0000 LOT BEG AT NW COR OF LOT 1 CASE# 08-27314 BLOCK 19 AND RUN SWL Y ALONG WL Y CASE# 08-24180 WHITE LUTHER AND 1 02509.0000 BDRIES OF LOTS 1 AND 2 72.85 UGRA TE, JORGE J. CHERYL SOLOMAN FT E 116.52 FT NEL Y TOPTON 2704 W. MAIN ST., TAMPA, FL 4201 W. ARCH ST., TAMPA, FL CASE # 09-00088 N LINE OF SAID LOT 1, 112.33 FT SECTIONS: 27-77TABLE4-1,. SECT IONS : 19-56, AND 19-231 JOHNSON, RONALD E OF NW COR AND W TO BEG 19-26, 19-231' 19-232, 19-46, CYPRESS ESTATE 8320 N. BOULEVARD., TAMPA, FL BLOCK 8 19-47, 19-49 AND 19-50 LOT 24 LESS E 4 FT FOR ST SECTIONS: 19-46, 19-47, 19-49, 102312.0000 MAC FARLANES REV MAP OF BLOCK 4 19-50, 19-233 AND 19-234 ADDITIONS TO WEST TAMPA 111112.0000 WILMA CASE# 09-01384 LOT 1 BLOCK 49 LOT 5 & E Y:z CLOSED ALLEY SMAGOWICZ, JOSEPH 179595.0000 CASE # 08-28046 ABUTTING ON W 8505 N. BOULEVARD, PARSONS CHARLES B. 101345.0000 TAMPA, FL CASE # 08-24278 PARSONS DEBORAH L. SECTIONS : 13-43 AND BARBA, KENDRA K. 4803 N. LAUBER WA., TAMPA, FL CASE # 09-00422 13-45{a) {2) CASA LOMA SUBDIVISION ELLIS KELLI A. SECTiONS : 19-56, 19-46, 19-47 VALECIO, WILLIAM L LOTS29TO 32 1201 W. HUMPH.REY ST., AND 19-49 2718 W. UNION ST., TAMPA, FL 100302.0000 TAMPA, FL DREW PARK RE PLAT OF SECTIONS: 19-238, 19-233, 19-234, SECTIONS : 19-49, 19-56, LOTS 7 AND 8 BLOCK 63 19-46, 19-47, 19-49, CASE# 09-01393 AND 27-129 108501.0150 AND 19-50 HENDERSON, ROBERT T. Ill EL PORTAL MAC FARLANES REV MAP OF CASE # 08-28069 LOTS 1 AND 2 BLOCK 18 ADDITIONS TO WEST TAMPA 4111 W.-sAN LUIS ST., 98659 0000 TOME, JOSE A. TAMPA, FL 8423 N. ARDEN AVE., TAMPA, FL LOTS 5 AND 6 BLOCK 46 SECTIONS : 13-43, 13-45{a) (2) CASE tf. 08-26180 SECTION : 27-77 TABLE 4-1 179536.0000 MARYLAND MANOR REVISED MENDEZ-VAZ, SHERLENE SULPHUR SPRINGS PLAT 1726 W. FERRIS AVE., LOT 8 AND W Y:z CLOSED ALLEY CASE# 09-00804 LOT 17 AND W Y:z OF LOT 18 TAMPA, FL ABUTTING ON E BLK 51 PARKINEN, DERREK J. BLOCK 36 SECTION: 19-49 99414.0100 803 W. SITKA ST., TAMPA, FL 1 t' 124327.0000 PLAINFIELD SECTIONS: 19-46, 19-47 '' E 30 FT OF LOT 6 AND W 45 FT CASE # 08-28082 AND 19-50 .. r leASE # 09-02982 OF LOT 7 BLOCK 35 LESS PT PEREZ, PABLO PURITY SPRINGS HEIGHTS BERNS STEAK HOUSE INC. FIGUEROA, ELIZABETH LOT 36.BLOCK 1 2121 W. WATROUS AVE., DESC AS COMM AT NW COR OF VIV-LOT 7 RUN ELY 45.08 FT S 100 7804 N PACKWOOD AVE., 100724.0000 TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL SECTION: 13-45 H J FT TO POB THN S 60.98 FT TO SECTIONS: 19-47, 19-49, WATROUS ADDITION TO WEST SBDRY OF LOT 7 W 75.04 FT N AND 19-50 CASE # 09-00844 t.r. HYDE PARK SUBDIVISION W 54 60.37 FT AND E 75. FT TO POB WILMA WEST RATTAN, PAWAN K. -Y. FT OF LOT 15 105452.0000 LOTS 71 LESS N 50 FT 702 W. COLUMBUS DR., TAMPA, FL 186155.0000 101484.0100 SECTIONS: 19-236 AND 19-237 CASE # 08-27181 RIDGEWOOD PARK CASE# 09-05042 MCNEMAR, RAYMOND A. CASE# 08-28417 LOT 1 LESS RD R1W BEG AT NE PARSONSON, GREGORY R. THOMPSON WINDHAM, NEVILLE A. COR RUN W 10FT S 45 DEG 10 MIN PARSONSON, TRICIA D. 4101 N. SUWANEE AVE., 700 BELT CT. TAMPA, FL E 14.10 FT AND N 10FT TO POB 3121 W. HARBOR VIEW AVE., TAMPA, FL SECT IONS : 19-47 AND 19-49 TOGETHER WITH LOTS 2, 3, 6, AND TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-46, AND 19-50 BELT COURT 7 BLOCK A SECTION : 13-43 LESLEY'S PLAT LOT 17 LESS R1W FOR SR 93 183355.0000 TIBETT'S ADDITION TO HARBOR W 80FT OF LOT 4 BLOCK 14 95458.0000 VIEW LOT 11 -166199.0000 0 CASE # 09-01094 12825 7.0000 CASE # 08-28677 VARGHESE, MATHEW CASE# 08-26187 VARGHESE, MATHEW VARGHESE RA YMOL CASE # 09-05048 PEREZ, LEONEL LIFE ESTATE VARGHESE RAYMOL 5702 N. LINCOLN AVE., TAMPA, FL Dl MARIA TREE SERVICE LLC PATRICIA PEREZ DIAZ 5604 N. LINCOLN AVE., SECTIONS: 19-49 AND 19-231 (NON-OWNER) 2601 W. SAINT CONRAD ST., TAMPA, FL 4436 W. BAY VILLA AVE., TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 19-49 AND 19-50 COMM AT SECOR OF SW Y. OF SW SECT I ONS : 19-46, 19-47 TRACT BEG 700 FT N OF SE COR Y. RUN N 775 FT W 30 FT MOL TO W TAMPA, FL SECTIONS: 13-43, 13-45(a) AND 19-49 OF SW Y. OF SW Y. AND RUN N 75 BDRY OF LINCOLN AVE AND POB MARGARET ANNE SUBDIVISION VILLA SAINT LOUIS FTW250 FT S 75FT AND E 250FT THN W 220FT N 426.81 FT E 220FT REVISED E 22 FTOF LOT 16 BLOCK 11 TO BEG S 426.29 FT POB LOTS BLOCK7 180034.0000 102980.0000 102972.0555 130208.0000 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND SECTION 286.26, FLORIDA STATUTES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE AT LEAST FORTY-EIGHT (48) HOURS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE MEETING. INTERESTED PARTIES MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT SAID HEARING. SHIRLEY FOXX-KNOWLES CITY CLERK LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS EMPLOYMI!NT HOMES FOR SALE/RENT APARTMENTS ............ DUPLEXES ROOMS FOR RENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES LEASE OPTIONS ETC.... ADVERTISE IT IN THE FLORIDA sENTINEL BULLETIN i I ,p( u1tends to establish a term contract with qualified firms to provide Human Resource and Payroll Services. 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