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Vol. 8, Issue 1, January 2012

Neighborhood News & Lifestyles

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The Business & Dining Guide Directly Mailed To 18,000 Homes In Trinity & Surrounding Areas This Independent Community News, Business & Dining Guide Is Directly Mailed Once Each Month To: Aristida, Champion’s Club, Chelsea Place, Country Place, Ellington Estates North, Ellington Place, Fairway Springs, Fox Hollow, Foxwood, Greenbrook Estates, Heritage Lake, Heritage Springs, Hills Of San José, Hunter’s Ridge, Hunting Creek, Longleaf, Magnolia Estates, Nature’s Hideaway, Oak Ridge, Riverbend, Riverchase, River Crossing, River Oaks, Riverside Estates, Riverside Village, Riverside Villas, Seven Springs Golf & Country Club, Southern Oaks, Spring Lake, The Sabals, Thousand Oaks, Timber Greens, Trinity, Trinity East, Trinity Oaks, Trinity West, Veterans Village, Woodbend, Woodgate, Wyndgate & Wyndtree

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Editorial..........................Page 3 News Briefs.............................4 Calendar..................................6 Happy “Yappy” Hour..............8 Calusa Wood Carver...............10 Custom Window & Doors..14-15 The Cheese Lodge.............18-19 Blarney Stone.....................22-23 BergHOFF........................26-27 New York Diamond Center..30-31 Trinity Urgent Care..........34-35 Doctor’s Choice Weight Loss..38-39 Classifieds..............................58

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors From The Editor Kim Thomas Some people are innately altruistic, and when a group of like-minded people come together and decide to lead efforts to support charities, magic happens. Four such women who were all volunteering with Make A Wish in Tampa decided they wanted to find a way to help the people right in their own community. So, in 2008, with hearts of gold, Kathi Givens, Rose Chervitz, Karen Levine, all from Palm Harbor, and Carol Wood of Lutz, formed 4 Hearts, an organization that isn’t for any specific charity; rather, 4 Hearts raises funds for many local charities. 4 Hearts is a member of The Champions Fund, Inc., a 501c 3 taxexempt organization. “We were volunteering in Tampa but we all live on this side of the Bay so we wanted to host events here,” says Rose. “We are very grassroots. If we read in the paper that there is a shortage of school supplies, we act right away.” The women had the idea to develop an “Email Life Tree” so

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that when a need arose in their community, they could easily contact everyone by sending out mass emails. Rose explains, “We know that most everyone wants to volunteer and help out but people are very busy, so if we make it easy for the community to help, so many people will participate.” Last winter, when we had a lasting cold snap – something many in our part of Florida aren’t prepared for – 4 Hearts went into action. “The Shepherd Center was short on coats at the time,” says Rose. “We recognized an immediate need and sent out an email blast asking everyone on the email tree to donate unused coats.” The email worked and 4 Hearts was able to help a lot people to stay warm last winter. Most recently, the group, which has grown from the original four, organized the 4th Hearts of Gold fundraiser which was a huge success and benefited the Shepherd’s Center in Tarpon Springs, the Homeless Emergency Project, Living in Faith and the Temple Ahavat Shalom. Went-

worth Country Club donated the space for the event which was very successful and a fun time for all participants with entertainment by Palm Harbor University High School’s chorus. Since the first Hearts of Gold fundraiser, proceeds have more than doubled. In November and December, 4 Hearts was busy with a food drive and will distribute well over 200 holiday dinners to needy families. In honor of National Wear Red Day on February 3, promoting women’s heart health awareness, the ladies are organizing volunteers to work at various locations throughout Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. 4 Hearts continues to grow and help more and more local charities. The biggest fundraising event is coming on May 4th when the 4 Hearts Golf Tournament will be held at Cypress Run Golf Club. If you’d like to volunteer, donate or find out more information about 4 Hearts, email Carol@4-Hearts.org or visit www.4-Hearts.org.

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By Diane Galemmo Kudos to Best Swimmer in Pasco County History Mitchell High Junior Devin McCaffrey has the extraordinary distinction of being the most accomplished swimmer in Pasco County history; and he has never lost a single dual-meet race here in Pasco. He is a 2010-2011 state champion who has earned three state gold medals, two silvers and one bronze. As the defending state champion, he duplicated his results by winning multiple gold medals at the state championship in November, 2011. McCaffrey finished first at state in both the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 56.97 seconds, and the 100yard breast stroke with a time of 49.10 seconds, his personal best and where he narrowly edged out Pace High School‘s Ryan Funk. Both were neckand-neck going into the final stretch. “Last year I wasn’t expecting it (to win a state title),” says McCaffrey. “This year, though, I’ve done it before

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(as a sophomore) and my goal was to win. I just wanted to see if I could do it again.” McCaffrey set personal records by more than a second in both the butterfly and the breast stroke. He also became the first Pasco County swimmer to win three individual state titles and was the first to win multiple titles at the same meet. There are two Mitchell girl swimmers who also shine – they are senior Mazie Siddens, who was named the Pasco County Girls Swimmer of the Year by the St. Pete Times, (McCaffrey was also named Swimmer of the Year), and freshman Taylor Anderson, who is able to swim pretty much anything. She mostly does the 50, 100 Free and 100 Fly, but when needed she can swim the 500 Free. The state championship marked the end of the season. A time to rest? Not for McCaffrey. To keep his winning edge, McCaffrey trains six days a week at Countryside Country Club in Clearwater with the Tampa Bay

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Aquatics, a U.S.A. swimming registered team. His objective is to duplicate the same outstanding swim results when he enters his senior year. McCaffrey comes from a swimloving family. One of his older sisters, Caitlin, was a two-time conference champion in the 100 breaststroke. The other, Meghan, was the Times North Suncoast swimmer of the year in 2006 after winning the 50 free and 100 butterfly at state. Even then, however, Devin was regarded as the family’s best swimmer. Snuggle Up to Cuddles, Support Kid’s Camp Cuddles was created by the Gulfside Regional Hospice’s Bereavement Department to bring comfort to children, and adults, who have experienced a loss or have been recently diagnosed with an illness. It is a soft, squeezable dog that provides companionship to any child, teen or adult. When a child or teen is grieving after the loss of a loved one, it is comforting to hold a stuffed animal and feel a sense of solace. This stuffed animal often is there to listen to the child’s deepest thoughts and feelings and offer a soft hug.

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For a donation of $20, this cuddly dog comes in male or female versions. Gulfside’s Bereavement Center has Cuddles on display in each of its thrift shops located around Pasco County. You can also have a look at, and purchase, Cuddles via Gulfside’s web site, www.GRHospice.org. Cuddles is actually available to take home today,” says Director of Bereavement Sonia Quinones. “Just call me at the Bereavement Community Center and you can take one home with you.“ The bereavement center is in New Port Richey at 6224 Lafayette St., tel: 844-3946. The mission of Gulfside Regional Hospice is to provide compassionate, quality care to individuals and their loved ones as they face life-limiting illnesses. All bereavement services are provided free of charge to Pasco County residents regardless of previous participation with hospice, and includes support groups, the Mending Hearts Kids’ Program and individual counseling. All proceeds from the sales of Cuddles support the “Rhythm of the Spirit” camp for kids. In 2012, the fifth annual “Rhythm of the Spirit” See “News Briefs” on page 42.

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Community Calendar Yappy Hour at AlliGators Bring your furry friend to Yappy Hour, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., on Feb. 9 and Mar. 8, at AlliGators, 3523 Little Rd. in Trinity. Call AlliGators at 376-3867. Love A Lab Day is March 4th. For more information, contact Kim Crane at Paw Wash Plus, 375-7070. Paw Wash Plus is located at 2319 Seven Springs Blvd. in New Port Richey. Beat The Heat Chili Cook Off Sat., Feb. 18—Ierna’s Heating & Cooling will be hosting their first annual “Beat the Heat” Chili Cook Off for the surrounding Lutz area on Sat., Feb. 18, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. This family fun event featuring live music, a bounce house, raffles and five chili competitions will be open and free to the public! The chili contest has a low entry fee of $20 and only 150 contestant spots are available. A $75 prize will be awarded for each category: Ladies Choice, Judge’s Choice, “Feel the Heat” (hottest), and the “Academy

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Award” for the most innovative; to be chosen by Intensity Academy Gourmet. The grand prize is $500 for the People’s Choice! This entertaining event will be held at the new Ierna’s Heating & Cooling headquarters: 18843 US Hwy. 41 North in Lutz near the old brick school house. “We plan to make this an annual event to support the community which has supported us,” said Charlene Ierna, Vice President of Ierna’s Heating & Cooling. True to form, Ierna’s is giving back to the local area; proceeds from this event will benefit a local family in need. To submit a contestant application, please e-mail: LoranT@IernaAir.com. To learn more about Ierna’s Heating & Cooling’s community involvement go to: www.IernaAir.com, call (813)9486355, or visit the company’s Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or LinkedIn sites/pages.

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‘Wall Street is Broken! – Making Money or Making Mistakes?’ Community program at the Fox Hollow Country Club! Participants will learn the ABC's of Conservative Investing while enjoying a complimentary gourmet meal. “If you own an IRA, 403b, 457, KEOGH, and especially 401(k) plans and are afraid of what the next four years hold, you especially need to attend,” says Lori Reaves. “We still believe in the market, but not in the old model that exposed average investors to above average risk. There is a better way!” Seminars: Thurs., Jan 26, 11:30 a.m. at Lucky Dill in Palm Harbor; Thurs., Feb. 9, 5:30 p.m. at Fox Hollow Country Club; Thurs., Feb. 16, 11:30 a.m. at Lucky Dill; and Tues., Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m. at Fox Hollow Country Club. Seminars include lunch or dinner. Seating is limited for the ‘Wall Street is Broken’ program, so call Lori at 727-430-2742 and reserve your seat today! Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group Meeting for January 2012 Thurs., Jan. 26, 10 a.m.— at Oakview Terrace, 7220 Baillie Dr. in New Port Richey. For more informa-

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tion, please call Dina Giannet at (727) 842-9899. Fri., Jan. 27, 2 p.m.— at The Cottages, 5905 Pinehill Rd. in Port Richey. For more information, please call Vicky Hudgins at (727) 8450527. Bishop Larkin Craft Fair/Vendor Expo Feb. 25, 26—Bishop Larkin Catholic School is having their 4th Annual Craft Fair and Vendor Expo on Sat., Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Indoor and outdoor vendors. Rain or shine. One free raffle entry per customer. The craft fair will be held at 8408 Monarch Dr. in Port Richey, just off Little Rd., north of Embassy. For more information or to become a vendor please contact Krissy Vaughn at krissyvaughn@verizon.net or (727) 207-6083. Relay For Life Trinity – 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament Mar. 10—Eagles Golf Course (Lakes Course) is hosting their 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament on March 10. All Proceeds from the tourSee “Calendar” on page 50

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Happy “Yappy” Hour By Diane Galemmo Just like we humans enjoy an occasional happy-hour drink, now your dog can too; every second Thursday of the month, Alli Gators Restaurant at 3523 Little Road in Trinity provides an enjoyable “Yappy Hour” experience for your dog from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. “Yappy Hour” is the brainchild of Kim Crane, owner of Paw Wash Plus, a pet-sitting grooming and supply business located at 2319 Seven Springs Blvd. Crane pitched the idea to Warren Dunphy, owner of Alli Gators, and Marty Bernardi, its general manager. The idea went over big with them. (Alli Gators has a history of involvement in community events) and in early summer 2011, “Yappy Hour,” was launched. “We’re set up perfectly to do it,” says Dunphy. “We have the outside deck, and then we also have a second outdoor deck with a grassy area. It was a perfect match – no one else was doing it. We’ve been talking about doing it for a long time and right around that same time Paw Wash Plus

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approached us, so we agreed to combine our efforts and get something going; it has taken off, so it’s been real good.” Paw Wash organizes each party; Alli Gators provides the space. Dunphy mentioned they also have a mechanical bull out on the deck, it duplicates the sensation of riding a bucking bronco.) “It’s been working great,” says Dunphy about Yappy Hour. “Especially when we did it for Halloween – we had a canine costume party for the dogs. We had about 100 dogs here dressed up in costume. Then we did another one for Christmas. We had a huge crowd and the dogs were once again in costume. We had a gift for the dogs and special drinks for their owners. When a patron orders a drink, a fresh bowl of water comes out automatically for his or her canine companion – along with a doggy biscuit. The restaurant has developed a menu of “Yappy Hour” specials for its canine clientele, including “biscuit bites” and “dog-trick bites.” Dog owners can order drink specials such as

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a $2.50 Mut-garita, Pawtini or Doggy Daiquiri. If Rex is extra good, owners can buy him a Pooper Scooper – not what you may think. It’s a mound of vanilla ice cream with a big dog biscuit propped up in the middle. Although occasional barks are heard, the dogs generally play well with each other. “Yappy Hour” is also an opportunity for networking since pet-store owners and groomers also come. And pet owners will receive 10% off their entire bill. “Normally, we have about 35 or 40 dogs on a normal Thursday,” says Dunphy. “But as the word spread, it’s been getting a little bigger every month. In February we’re planning a special event for Valentine’s Day. Paw Wash Plus is sponsoring the event in conjunction with the SPCA. Most of the events benefit a pet organization, such as the SPCA, Rescue Dogs, and Raffle Rescue Inc. (a local group that helps families keep their pets during financially difficult times). When we do the Thursday event, we give back 10% of all the sales from the event to a pet organization,” says Dunphy. All friendly, vaccinated, leashed dogs are welcome. Human guests need not be accompanied by a dog,

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but there are a few other rules. Bags are provided, and owners are expected to clean up after their pets. Dogs must be kept on their leashes, and aggressive behavior is not tolerated. Bernardi says he has not had to bounce a canine for bad behavior yet. “We just did a big thing for foster kids also,” Dunphy adds. “We had 113 kids here on December 19. “The kids are part of a foster program in Pasco.” Lynn Walters, who was running it, is part of Angel Tree, and it is she who determines, hopefully, the most needy. We completely fed them, we had Santa Claus here, and we had tons of gifts for everyone.” For more information about “Yappy Hour” call Alli Gators at 376-3867 or call Kim Crane of Paw Wash Plus at 375-7070.

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“If You Can Peel Potatoes, You Can Carve!” Contributed by Charlotte Pierce Really? Bunnie Sheets, Calusa Wood Carver’s featured carver for their 31st annual show and sale, to be held on March 3rd and 4th, thinks so. She uses that line on all who stop at her display table or stop by to watch her carve. Most of them smile, sit down, and reach for the knife and piece of proffered wood to begin a new life adventure. She’s brought many carvers into the fold this way. Bunnie was born on Easter, thus the name. She started carving in 1986 at the local CARES Senior Center. Originally she used a knife and gouges but a total shoulder replacement changed her to power. Her favorite subjects are all forms of wildlife and Native American motifs. Basswood and butternut are her woods of choice. Bunnie gets ideas for her carvings from photos and magazines, but will draw her own patterns and cut the wood on her band saw or scroll saw. She said she frequently doesn’t know how the piece will end up, as she im-

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provises as she carves. The thing that makes Bunnie’s carvings catch your eye is her attention to the finishing touches. Her favorite finishes are oil paints because you have a longer time to blend colors, but she does a lot of airbrushing for intricate effects. She uses shadowing, and a mixing of colors to avoid a solid color finish. If she Bunnie Sheets is the featured carver at the 31st Annual Calusa Wood Carver’s Show thinks the carving would look better with a habitat she adds love of the art and encourages others Florida State Fair. it. She had me researching Swahili to find their own creative expression About 20 years ago, the Calusa once to get the name of her animal through wood carving. Wood Carvers (Bunnie included) spelled properly on the nameplate. Come meet Bunnie and view her carved a large totem pole which stands Her display tables come alive with beautiful carvings at the 31st Calusa in front of Calusa Elementary School. carefully selected tablecloth colors and Wood Carver’s Show and Sale, from They still maintain it. artifacts that blend with her theme: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on March 3, and on Creative on many levels, Bunnie African Wilds, American West and March 4, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. has made intricate ceramic dolls and more. It’s those little touches that at Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 has quilted when she could find the bring the crowds to her display. Hicks Rd. in Hudson, FL, or join her time. She spends two days a week Bunnie has won numerous awards Tuesday afternoons at Bayonet Point making wooden toys with the Toy for her work, taking three Grand CARES in Hudson, from 1 – 3 p.m. Makers. Champions and one Reserve Grand For more information contact Bunnie has four grown children Champion at the Pasco County Fair, to inherit her carvings, so she does not David Gourley, (727) 376-2180 or plus many first place ribbons at the Dave43@tampabay.rr.com. sell anything; rather, she shares her

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Come and join the Angel Family! See what some of our loyal customers have to say! Valentine’s Day Gift Certificates Available! on 20 years in the business to Donna and her teams. C ongratulations Donna and The Cleaning Angels initially came to my home in 2010 to offer an evaluation of my cleaning needs. It took only one visit to recognize that their service was considerably different than my previous ones. Their reliability, honesty and dedication to excellent service has proven itself again and again. -Michelle Marquis, Clearwater, Florida We have used The Cleaning Angel Cleaning Service for the past two and a half years. Every two weeks we are more than satisfied with the service especially with Ileah who has been the head of the cleaning team that services our home. Their work is a very thorough professional cleaning. They are always prompt, courteous, trustworthy and willing to adapt to our schedule. Along with the regular cleaning each time, they include the baseboards, light fixtures and ceiling fans, blinds and much much more. Our home is always sparkling every time. -Sue and John Kelly Wyntree, New Port Richey, FL I hired the Cleaning Angels over a year ago to help keep my house clean, so I would have time to pick up more shifts at work, to help make ends meet. On my initial interview with Donna Ferrante, she came to my home and we walked through the house together. She gave details of her business and work ethic and expectations for customer satisfaction. Donna and her staff are extremely personable and very professional. I feel like everyone cares if I am satisfied or not. The Cleaning Angels staff has gone above and beyond to work with my husband and my difficult work schedules. I highly recommend the Cleaning Angels to assist in housing maintenance. They do a great job, they are reasonably priced, and with the time I save from having to clean the house myself, I am able to pick up extra shifts at work and do other errands and chores. Love, Love, Love!!!! -Jennifer Mugianis, Tarpon Springs, FL We have used The Cleaning Angel for just over a year and I wonder how we ever got by without them! Our first meeting was with the company's owner, Donna; she made us feel very confident and comfortable about the service her company would be providing. Donna assured us that what was promised would be delivered because it was her name on the line. As business owners ourselves the message was loud and clear and we decided to give them a try. The Cleaning Angel has provided the phenomenal service that Donna promised and more. Our regular team, Ivonne and Anna are dependable, honest, pleasant, hardworking and efficient. They come in and get the job done. Thank you "Cleaning Angels" for making the task of maintaining my home easier on me! -Esther and Michael Halman, Crescent Oaks, Tarpon Springs, FL

Before I started with the Cleaning Angels, I had tried numerous cleaning services. I was never happy with the results until I met Donna six years ago. She actually was still cleaning herself at that time. Congratulations for expanding your business and making it to 20 years. The service is always excellent - they are prompt, efficient, professional, and their appearance is always great. They always have the correct products and equipment and their attention to detail goes above and beyond. My current lead is Ileah and she has been cleaning my house for several years and I just love her. I am very active in the Trinity community and have recommended the Cleaning Angels to many people. -Sandy Alekson, Champions Club, Trinity, FL

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Nine years ago, I was looking for a cleaning lady and found Donna. At that time she went by Donna’s Cleaning Service. She cleaned my home herself for about two years. When she broke her foot and had to hire girls to help out, I initially was concerned. However that concern was short lived as Donna trains her girls to clean exactly like she does. Since then these girls come into my home and do their magic. I have many disabilities and they go way beyond to make sure that my house is clean and that I am happy. They do special things for me to make my life easier. I want to thank Sandy who use to clean my home and now is in the office with Donna. Congratulations for all your accomplishments Donna! -Fran Mischler, Port Richey, FL I have had the great pleasure of hiring and being in the company of the Cleaning Angels Cleaning Service. They are incredibly accommodating and have superior customer service. I have rarely come across a service organization that is so professional and extremely pleasant to work with. Every time "the Angels " come to my house, it gets better and better. Budget cuts have hit the majority of Americans, but I will give up other things before I would ever consider giving up "my Angels". -Tina Redmond, Keystone Bluffs, Tarpon Springs, FL The Cleaning Angel has been a consistent and dependable cleaning service, working around our family, house guests and home construction. They have been responsive to our special requests and once they know what we like, they provide great value added customer service. I would recommend them to others. -Susan Rolston, East Lake Woodlands, Oldsmar, FL I was looking for a cleaning service and was referred to The Cleaning Angels. I didn’t think they would come this far but called them anyway and they were more than happy to put me in their schedule. I live a 440 West and the girls are cleaning up this town. There have been a lot of unhappy people in the Clearwater Beach area and now word is out. We finally found the best. Congratulations Donna and so happy to have found you. -Katherine Sullivan, Clearwater Beach, FL As far as I am concerned there is only one cleaning service in the Tampa Bay area and that is the Cleaning Angels. They came into my home the first time and did a deep spring clean and was I ever blown away. I have never seen a cleaning service do the detail work these girls did. Donna sent four girls and they stayed for seven hours and my home is about 2700 sf. They hand washed all my baseboards, did the blinds in a three step process, washed every door and door frame in the whole house, moved every little knick knack and got into every little corner possible. Two weeks before I used a different service that promised a spring clean. They sent two girls that stayed in my home for 2-½ hours. After throwing my money away I was referred to Donna by someone in Land o Lakes. I’ve told many people if you are looking for your home to be cleaned correctly, don’t waste your time on other maid services. Call the Cleaning Angels if you want it done right and you will never have to find anyone else. Congratulations on your 20 years and hope you have many, many more. -Betty Bennett, Odessa, FL

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Donna and her team at Cleaning Angels have been cleaning our house for over 4 years now and have done a terrific job. They are dependable, friendly, thorough and trustworthy. Her teams are willing to go the extra mile to make sure our home is extremely clean. Having the Cleaning Angel team clean our house has most importantly allowed us the valuable time that we typically would have spent cleaning, to be spent with our family. Congratulations Donna on 20 years of exceptional work! -Michele Friedman, Trinity Oaks, Trinity, FL

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Custom Windows & Doors Of Pasco, Where Custom is Standard By Kim Thomas For the past 21 years, Custom Windows and Doors of Pasco has occupied the corner of US 19 N and Grand Blvd. in Port Richey, and during that time folks have come to depend on the fair pricing, excellent customer service and honesty that has been the cornerstone of this business since it began. Owners Bob and Carole Leggiere, along with Bob’s sons, Gary and Bob, Jr. (lead installer), welcome you to come in and experience service as it should be. Contractors in the area have long trusted Custom Windows and Doors to provide a superior product at a fair price, but you don’t have to be a contractor to shop here. Custom Windows and Doors also serves homeowners who want installation services and do-it-yourself customers, offering custom windows and doors, including sliding glass doors, for every budget and for every type of structure, residential and commercial. Additionally, Custom Windows and Doors sells and installs all types of hurricane pro-

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tection products, and supplies and manufactures all types of screening, such as garage door screens and hideaway screens. Custom Windows & Doors also has a service and repair department, offering repairs on vinyl, glass, and all types of screening. The repair department carries hard-to-find parts for older windows and doors, offering customers the option of repairing older windows rather than replacing them, which is important to those who want to save money, as well as the individual who wants to protect the original windows in a historical home. “We do almost everything for the exterior remodeling of the home,” says Bob. Custom Windows and Doors may have stood on the same corner for 21 years, but you’d never know that from the pristine building and beautiful showroom, featuring the latest styles of doors and windows from leading manufacturers such as PGT Industries, Silver Line Windows by Anderson, Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors, Gorell Windows, Custom Window Systems,

Therma-Tru Doors and Plastpro Fiberglass Doors. While the showroom reflects the latest in modern design for doors and windows, the customer service at Custom Windows and Doors still reflects the personable, friendly service of long ago. “We try to run Owner and Florida Licensed Contractor, Bob Leggiere has built an excellent reputation over the past 21 years. the business, quite frankly, the old-fashthat he started 29 years ago in ioned way,” says Bob. “I don’t like auYonkers, NY, (and which is still thrivtomated answering services. When you ing today) to move to Florida. Bob call here, the phone will be answered and Carole live in Aristida inTrinity promptly. We like to give people perand are blessed to have most of their sonal attention when they come in large family (five grown children and here and give them what they need at eight grandkids) right here in Pasco an affordable price. There are no highCounty. pressure salespeople here and estimates are free.” Window Shopping Made Easy Bob, a Florida licensed contractor, These days, living in Florida, there actually has 46 years of experience in is much to know before you can rethe custom windows and doors busiplace your old windows. It’s compliness. He sold the window business cated—an imaginary line runs through

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windows and doors. Bob and Gary can explain the benefits of the Energy Star rated windows and can explain the difference between those and the government stimulus package windows, which Custom Windows & Doors in Port Richey has a beautiful showroom with many affordable, have even more high-quality choices of windows and doors that fit your style and your budget. strenuous specifications, making Pasco County, with part of the county erly. windows much more energy-efficient. being in a windborne debris zone and “There is a tremendous amount “What people really should put in requiring different engineering on of information that the public doesn’t their homes are Energy Star windows windows than other parts of the get,” explains Bob. “Every window that are impact-rated,” says Bob. county. All of Pinellas County is conand door sold in Florida has a Florida “Why would anyone want to put in a sidered at risk for windborne debris, as Product Approval Code, with the spesingle pane window that offers no enwell as parts of Hernando County. De- cific engineering and test requireergy savings and no protection? Impending on your address, there are dif- ments, as well as installation pact-rated windows are almost ferent types of requirements for instructions. Customers can call us impossible to break offering much building permits, and you may be reand we should be able to tell them, more protection for your house and quired to install storm protection for based on their location, what the spefamily.” windows. It may be complicated, but cific requirements are for their adCustom Windows and Doors has it’s everyday business for Bob and dress.” a warehouse with a large inventory of Gary, both of whom will make sure Of course, the easiest thing to do windows in stock and just two doors that your windows and doors meet or is to visit the beautiful showroom and exceed the required codes for your let the experts there handle everything down is the company’s custom door shop, where custom-entry doors are from pulling the building permit to area. They also advise do-it-yourself made. There are literally 100s of types the professional installation of your customers on how to measure prop-

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of glass inserts to choose from. “One of our biggest sellers are the fiberglass woodgrain doors that you can stain to look exactly like wood,” says Bob. “They are cheaper than wood doors and they will last forever.” “We do not send salesmen out to homeowners with a limited number of samples to choose from and a highpressure sales pitch,” says Bob. “Here, they can come and see the windows and doors for themselves. They can see all that is available and all the different prices; not just what a salesman wants them to see.” Custom Windows & Doors caters to all budgets, yet still offers highquality windows and doors. Homeowners and builders have trusted this local, friendly, family owned and operated business for over two decades. Custom Windows and Doors of Pasco, Inc. is located at 7940 US 19 N at Grand Blvd. in Port Richey. The showroom is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday. After hours appointments upon request. For more information, please call (727) 841-9490.

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Aged to Perfection! By Amy Paterson The Cheese Lodge, located on Grand Boulevard in historic Elfers, has been serving the New Port Richey area and beyond for 30 years strong, and boy does this store age well! Opened in 1982, The Cheese Lodge has only gotten better over the years and offers a full selection of import and domestic cheeses, including some of the finest in the world, and taking care to ensure that each variety is aged to perfection. You’ll also find premium

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deli meats, as well as specialty food items at The Cheese Lodge. Alice Mazur, owner and operator of The Cheese Lodge, is an expert when it comes to the world of cheese, as she literally grew up in the business. The story behind The Cheese Lodge is interesting and reinforces the fact that the United States really is a land of opportunity. Born in Poland, Alice learned from a young age all the ins-and-outs of the cheese business from her parents, Stanley and Helen. Stanley was a

hard-working man who brought his family over from Poland in 1962 when Alice was just five years old and her brother was six. He came over to America to secure a job and earn enough money to get his family settled, while Alice’s mother, still in Poland, waited patiently for her traveling papers to come through. In October, 1962, Helen finally received her papers so that she and her young children could make their way to the United States to reunite with Stanley and live the “American Dream.” On this particular day in October, it also became clear that the United States was faced with the Cuban Missile Crisis. Determined to get her children to America, Helen pushed through with her travel plans. She and the kids barely made it, but after a long journey overseas, they were finally reunited with Stanley and settled in Pennsylvania. Alice’s father started selling cheese at local auctions and county fairs as a side job. The whole family would go with him to help out. Alice says that she always enjoyed the time she got to spend with her family during these events and took care to learn everything her mother and father knew

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about cheese, including how to care for and store it properly. She also learned the tricks of aging each kind of cheese to perfection. As a young adult, Alice started driving her refrigerated truck down to Florida in the winter months to sell cheese at the farmers’ markets, while enjoying a break from the cold weather up north. While visiting a farmer’s market in 1981, Alice met a man who came to her booth with a proposal. He was the owner of the Harvey Edwards Department Store that used to be located in Holiday. He had noticed Alice and thought she did an excellent business, so he offered her a spot in the department store to sell her cheese. He said she could set up anywhere in the large store that she saw fit. Alice took him up on his offer and set up shop right in between the entrance and the exit doors. As people entered she would offer them a sample of cheese, and often enough, when they went to leave they would buy a bit of cheese to take home. After about a year at the Harvey Edwards store, Alice decided it was time to open her own storefront. She knew she liked the area after spending a year in Holiday, so she looked

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The Cheese Lodge has an astounding selection of domestic and import cheese, with some of the finest cheese in the world around and soon found the perfect spot at 4134 Grand Boulevard in what is known to locals as “old downtown Elfers.” Alice opened The Cheese Lodge in 1982 and is celebrating her 30th year of business at the Elfers store this year! The building that houses The Cheese Lodge was built in 1965 and used to be the old Post Office.

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Better Cheese, Better Price! The Cheese Lodge takes pride in offering quality cheese at competitive prices to its customers. You will even notice some varieties that you can also find at the grocery stores, but here at The Cheese Lodge, you will find better prices and better overall taste. The Cheese Lodge carries specialty cheeses, including many that are hard to find and vintage-aged cheese. There is

even cheese curd available. Many cheeses resemble cheeses from different regions of the world and go by another name, but are similar in taste and quality. Although Alice has a vast selection of different cheese varieties, she says, “If I don’t have exactly what you’re looking for, I probably have something close, and maybe even better!” Alice Mazur is without a doubt an expert in ‘cheese-ology’ and

in case of emergency, she has a copy of the World Atlas of Cheese behind the counter that she can reference for back-up. The Cheese Lodge offers other food items that are the perfect pairing for the many cheeses of the world, such as the “Amish Wedding” products shipped in from the Troyer Cheese Company, which is located in the heart of Ohio’s Amish Country. You will find a nice selection of pickled goods, sausages, pastas, jellies and more, such as premium deli meats. Additionally, The Cheese Lodge offers locally made raw honey that is naturally delicious and healthy. Some say it even helps to alleviate seasonal allergies caused from allergens in the region. You’ll love the friendly service at The Cheese Lodge – the place to go for the best cheese around at unbeatable prices! The Cheese Lodge is located at 4134 Grand Boulevard in Elfers (between Trouble Creek Rd. and S.R. 54). Hours are Mon., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Tues. – Fri., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sat. For additional information, please call (727) 848-6651.

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Alexandria “Alex” Stavro Realtor

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1674 sf This 2/2/2 end unit villa is in move in condition! Living & dining rooms w/vaulted ceilings. Kitchen w/pulloutshelves in cabinet, cooktop stove, closet pantry & breakfast nook area. Master bedroom w/two walk in closets, master bath has two sinks, linen closet & walk in shower. guest bedroom has walk in shower. There also a florida room so you can enjoy the park like setting! 169,900

1844sf - This 3/2/2 has tile flooring in all the main areas for easy care. Kitchen has white cabinets w/two ovens, cooktop, closet pantry, solid surface counters & breakfast nook area. The living & dining rooms has vaulted ceiling and the master bath has two walk in closets & master bath has a garden tub to relax in, walk in shower & two sinks. Fabulous lanai that overlooks the golf course & pond! 209,900

2395 sf The foyer has wood floors in this Kent III w/soaring ceilings throughout. The formal living room has sliders & the dr has plantation shutters & designer style lighting. This kitchen has wood floors, white cabinets w/solid surface counters w/tile backsplash set on a diagonal pattern plus a pot rack. The family room has carpet & plantation shutters. The two guest bedrooms has ceiling fans & the master has 2 walk in closets, plant shelves pocket door to master bath w/white cabinets w/solid surface counters, walk in shower & garden tub. The lanai is extended and includes a 33ft pool & spa w/pebble sheen finish & propane or solar panels w/temperature control for heating, salt water chlorinator, pop up cleaning system & a view of the golf course & forest. $374,900

3/2/3 plus office 2286 sf This home had hardwood floors in the combination living & dining rooms w/plant shelf. Soaring lace ceilings throughout. Kitchen has 42" wood cabinets w/solid surface counters, 18" tile flooring, large pantry closet,w breakfast bar & breakfast nook area. There are two guest bedrooms & guest bath w/linen closet & wood cabinet. Master bedroom w/two closets, one a walkin, tray ceiling & master bath w/walk in shower, jacuzzi tub & separate vanities. Just off the foyer is a home office or a den. The lanai has been extended w/pavers and a tranquil view of the pond. $339,900

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3/2/3 2452 sf This extended kent III w/an additional area off of the master that is being used as an exercise area. The formal living room & DR have crown molding & lace ceilings. Kitchen has white cabinets w/pullout shelves, solid surface counters & tile flooring which flows into the extended family room. Two guest bedrooms on being used as an office has built in murphy bed system w/twin beds. Lanai w/outdoor kitchen & a serene view of the forest. Garage has also been extended four feet for that additional storage. $329,900

3/2/3 2374 sf The formal living & dining rooms have soaring lace ceilings, plantation shutters & crown molding in this Kent III Remodeled new kitchen w/42" wood cabinets w/pullout shelves, pantry cabinet & granite backsplash & counters. Family room has built in entertainment center, surround sound speakers & crown molding. The two guest bedrooms have plantation shutters and the master bedroom has crown molding & 2 walk in closets. The lanai has a peaceful view of the pond, forest & golf course $329,900

3/2/3 2416 sf. The 20" tile flooring set on a diagonal pattern flows throughout all the main areas of this kent III. The formal living room & DR has custom window treatment. The kitchen has new designer style foil refaced cabinets w/tile backsplash & solid surface counters w/breakfast bar w/pendant lighting. The kitchen overlooks the family room. There are 2 guest bedrooms & guest bath. The master bedroom has 2 walk in closets, master bath has walk in shower & jacuzzi tub. The extended lanai has an outdoor kitchen w/grill and a view of the golf course & forest! $339,900

3/2/3 2403 sf. This home has 18" tile flooring in all the main areas - Formal living & dining rooms w/custom draperies, kitchen w/zodiac counters, appliance garage, 2 lazy susan's, breakfast bar, upgraded appliances & a wonderful breakfast nook area. Master bedroom with 2 walk-in closets & plant shelf. Master bath with walk-in shower and a garden tub to relax in, plus more! Fabulous lanai w/hot tub to soak in and a view of the pond & golf course that you will enjoy! $349,900

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Blarney Stone Irish Pub & Eatery Brings A Taste of the Irish to Trinity By Kim Thomas If you are looking for a restaurant that serves delicious food, has a beautiful full-liquor bar to mix your favorite libation, and has an atmosphere that is upbeat where the conversation flows easily, then step into Blarney Stone (on Mitchell Boulevard at Trinity Commons) and you’ll feel like you stepped into a pub in Ireland. Co-owners and managers John and Bridget Egan are both from Ireland, so it is important to them that their restaurant is Irish through-and-through, right down to the kilt-wearing wait staff, the picturesque murals of Irish countryside, and the authentically Irish food selections. At the Blarney Stone, you’ll receive Céad Mile Fáilte, which is “One Hundred Thousand Welcomes!” “We don’t claim to be an Irish pub; we are an Irish Pub,” says John Egan. Co-owner Mike Carvella is firsttime pub owner and is enjoying learning the business. Blarney Stone opened in July 2011 and is run by the owners, who have hired fresh talent in

the kitchen and revamped the menu to offer even more hearty Irish selections. “In Ireland, there is an old saying, ‘If you kiss the Blarney Stone, you will speak eloquently,’ or as I say, you have the gift of gab,” says John. He explained that they named the restaurant Blarney Stone because they want it to be a favorite place for people to get together for a great meal and easy conversation. He says, “The Irish are known for their hospitality, and my wife is the ambassador of Irish goodwill. At the Blarney Stone, there are no strangers, only friends that we have yet to meet.” Blarney Stone Irish Pub & Eatery is the seventh restaurant that John Egan has built. He opened the Irish Cottage Cafe on U.S. 19 in New Port Richey and Peggy O’Neils in both Palm Harbor and Oldsmar, to name a few. Prior to building restaurants, John was part of a 9-piece Irish show band that toured in the U.S. and Canada. The Egans always came here on vacation, so when they decided to semi-retire, they moved here from

The Emerald Room at Blarney Stone is perfect for any type of celebration or meeting, with a private bar and room for up to 100 guests. New York in 1991. Not able to stand the quiet of retirement, John decided to bring a little bit of Ireland to his new home and Blarney Stone reflects his experience. “We gutted the building and designed it like a real Irish pub,” says John. Recently, he expanded Blarney Stone, buying the adjacent building and turning it into the Emerald

Room, which is a great place to have a celebration. The Emerald Room can accommodate up to 100 guests, has its own private bar and plenty of room for a DJ or band to set up. “We built the Emerald Room to look like an old castle’s banquet hall,” says John. “We put a lot of love and effort into making it something special and created it from memories of my childhood in


Fish-n-Chips Triple Decker Club Sandwich Corned Beef and Cabbage Irish Onion Soup Blarney Stone has a fun atmosphere, a beautiful full bar, and a very large menu with many authentically Irish selections, as well as American favorites. Ireland.” The room is spectacular, from the floor up to the open-beamed ceiling hung with colorful flags. The restaurant is roomy, with 4,400-sq.-ft., plus 2,100-sq.-ft. in the Emerald Room. There is also an outside patio in the front and on the side of the building. Daily Specials & A Great Menu Blarney Stone features daily lunch and dinners specials. Happy hour is every day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Every Monday it is happy hour all day long and appetizers are buy one, get one half-price. Tuesday features allyou-can-eat Fish-n-Chips, and Wednesday is Irish Night with live Irish entertainment. Thursday is Ladies Night, and ladies drink for free from 8 p.m. until closing. Friday nights feature DJ Cage and Saturday features live entertainment. Football fans will be happy to know that Blarney Stone subscribes to the NFL Ticket, making it a lively and fun place to enjoy the playoffs and the upcoming Super Bowl. There are 12 huge, flat screen TVs throughout the restaurant, so you won’t miss a second of the game. Serving authentic Irish cuisine with an American twist, the menu is filled with tasty choices for every

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palate. Anna Leonpacher is the new kitchen chef and has experience working at several well-known restaurants in the area. Jerry Bryant, works parttime at Blarney Stone and part-time cooking at Heritage Springs, and is known for his phenomenal soups. Anna and Jerry work great as a team and they really know how to satisfy your hunger! Appetizers are plentiful and include unique choices such as the Irish Hot Pocket, Blarney Skins (topped with bacon, cheese, jalapeños and sour cream), Asian Tuna (seared and served with Asian slaw with soy and cucumber sauce for dipping), Guinness Cheese Fries and Kettle Chips (topped with blue cheese crumbles and Balsamic drizzle), to name a few. Chicken Wings can be ordered with your choice of sauces: mild, medium and hot, barbecue, Thai peanut, sweet chili, garlic butter or Old Bay. There is a daily soup in addition to the Irish onion soup and chili that are always available. Five different salads are on the menu and they all sound amazing - I’ve got to go back and try the Spinach Salad, with candied pecans, red onion, diced tomato and blue cheese crumbles, yum! Burgers, sandwiches and wraps are too many to name here, but we have to

mention a few. Some of my favorite named burgers are The Brotherly Love, The Kilt Buster, The Farmer and The Boxer. Sandwiches boast some pretty fun names as well, such as The Frenchman, The Irishman and The Fat Philly, plus five more. In addition to burgers and sandwiches, there are some great wraps. On a recent visit, I was fortunate to sample some of the entrees on the menu, including some delicious Irish specialties. If you are craving some hearty comfort food, try the Bangers and Mash, with its caramelized onions and potatoes this dish will satisfy your appetite, no matter how hungry you are. The Fish-n-Chips is delicious, and the mild white fish is fried to crispy perfection. No Irish restaurant would be complete without Corned Beef and Cabbage and Blarney Stone knows how to do it right! If you are in the mood for a more American-style fare, the Triple Decker

club sandwich is delicious and big enough to share. I sampled the Chicken Marsala, as well, which was tender and juicy with a perfectly seasoned creamy sauce. Other delicious entrees include Shepherd’s Pie, Birdie’s Irish Stew, Paddy’s Meatloaf, Blarney Stone Salmon and Irishman’s Scampi, plus many more. St. Patrick’s Day will be a blast at Blarney Stone, so mark your calendar. John is planning the activities now, which so far includes live music inside and outside, jump houses for the kids and much more! Visit Blarney Stone for deliciousfood, fun and lively conversation. Blarney Stone Irish Pub & Eatery is located at Trinity Commons, 7813 Mitchell Blvd., Suite 101, in Trinity and is open seven days a week, from 11 a.m. to close. Please visit www.BlarneyStoneTrinity.com or call (727) 807-7888 for additional information.

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BergHOFF, Where Design and Functionality Meet in the Kitchen By Julie Kanehl BergHOFF International, Inc. marries the latest technology and functionality with award-winning design and quality in each of its products. Born in Belgium in 1964, BergHOFF began distributing its fine products to high-end stores like Crate & Barrel and Neiman Marcus in 1994 as a wholesale company. Since then, BergHOFF has expanded to have a strong brand presence in over 57 countries, and their product line has grown to include more than 3,000 beautiful items aimed at making the preparation of food safe, healthy, and fun. In 2006, Owners Raymond and Deborah Van Den Langenbergh moved to the Odessa/Trinity area to house their North American headquarters, and their new location was designed to be the distribution point for all BergHOFF products that went to stores in North America, South America, Canada, Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In 2008, they wanted to create a showroom where they could meet with the companies that bought and sold BergHOFF products and started expanding. However, as they did so, they were surprised to find local residents knocking on the door, asking if they could come in and buy BergHOFF’s products directly. While this had never been done before in BergHOFF history, Raymond and Deborah decided to give it a chance. For people who can appreciate the kind of products that BergHOFF offers, having the opportunity to buy from them directly instead of having to shop through a third-party store is a great value. Since they opened their doors, and hung their bright “Open to the Public” sign out front, local customers have been enjoying the opportunity to buy some of the best culinary products in the world at affordable prices, right here in our back yard. If you are unfamiliar with BergHOFF, you will be impressed with the company’s dedication to its product. Offering an almost unheardof lifetime guarantee, BergHOFF’s products are the first choice of many chefs around the world. Known for their European design, ergonomic shapes, and technologically advanced

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materials, BergHOFF creates its products with the cook in mind. BergHOFF now sells cookware, flatware, knives, porcelain, crystal, electrical devices and accessories. BergHOFF prides itself on allowing one item to do many things. Some of their most popular pots, for example, have removable lids that hold spoons, can drain out of both sides and in two different sizes, and come in a variety of beautiful colors. Made of only the finest materials, BergHOFF spends a lot of time creating energy efficient, long-lasting products. Whether you like traditional stainless steel, or prefer to use ceramic or cast iron, there is a wide variety to choose from. For the chef looking to eat healthier, waterless cookware is now available that reduces the need for using water or oil when cooking, creating a more energy efficient and cleaner way to dine. Some of their cookware is made of a material called 18/10 (T304) surgical stainless steel. This material is actually made up of more than 50 different compositions including at least 18% of chromium and 10% nickel. This six-layer (constructed of 24 elements) composite is one of the finest alloys used worldwide in the culinary industry. All of this technology is designed to properly conduct heat in your cookware, guaranteeing faster heat conduction and energy savings. This cookware is made for cooking on virtually any kind of stove, even induction heating sources, without warping. BergHOFF also sells induction stoves, which provide a more energy efficient way of cooking because they heat the cookware directly, as opposed to a traditional stove which has to spend the energy to heat the coil, which then heats the cookware, which heats the food. It all sounds like something out of a science fiction novel, but really, BergHOFF knows exactly what they’re doing, and better yet, they know how to explain it to the rest of us. Not ready for an induction stove? They have everything you might need to cook on a traditional stove, be it gas or electric. Is the grill outside more your speed? They sell those as well, only these are made of the best materials in the kitchen industry. You’ll find only the best at BergHOFF. When Deborah envisioned open-

ing up to the public, she wanted to really take the opportunity to be a part of the community. BergHOFF does this by providing educational presentations at local schools, like the Culinary School at Tarpon Springs High School, and by offering cooking classes in their showroom kitchen taught by their in-house chef and author of two cookbooks, Toni Hanes. Toni offers 2-3 cooking classes a week on everything from soups to crepes, and the classes are designed so that everyone can participate and learn the tricks-of-the-trade in a hands-on environment. Each cooking class is only $45 and lasts two hours. Deborah says, “We teach our customers how to buy smart, and use Raymond and Deborah Van Den Langenbergh, owners of BergHOFF each of our tools in many different ways.” stock their kitchen. Complete with a If you know of someone getting full setting for 12, the young couple married, you should think about regis- will be well ahead of the rest with all tering at BergHOFF. They have a fan- the newest cookware, accessories, tastic wedding package, which they glassware, flatware, and even an inducrecently showcased at a bridal show tion stove. nearby. Valued at over $3,000, this Known for its gourmet cutlery, at beautiful set includes everything a BergHOFF each knife is perfectly balyoung couple would need to properly anced and “precision forged” from

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Mark, Candace and Terry (L-R, far right) are ready to help you find everything you want for a gourmet, chef-worthy kitchen. one piece of non-staining carbon steel and each blade is hand-sharpened. As dedicated to the environment as they are to their product, BergHOFF has made some changes recently. Raymond says, “Unlike wood, bamboo is a renewable resource. If you cut it down, it just grows up again like grass, so now BergHOFF uses bamboo for its cutting boards.” He adds, “We’ve also changed the way we package our products. Now, all of our packaging is made out of recyclable materials.” Do you have children who love to cook? BergHOFF has an entire line of cookware designed for kids who truly

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want to learn the art of cooking. With tools designed for their little hands, BergHOFF truly makes cooking an art that can be enjoyed by anyone at any age. More than just a kitchen store, Raymond and Deborah have expanded the BergHOFF showroom to offer more than simply wonderful things for the kitchen. Deborah says, “BergHOFF is about cooking healthy, eating healthy, being healthy, and looking good doing it,” so she has recently added a new product to the BergHOFF lineup. Jewelry! After all, cooking is about entertaining, and what host or hostess doesn’t want to

look their best? Until recently, BergHOFF had been a Swarovski dealer, and during that time Deborah learned about one of the designers who worked for Swarovski and who designed some of their beautiful jewelry. His name was Rodrigo Otazu, and now Rodrigo has his own line of jewelry that he makes using semi-precious metals and Swarovski crystals. Known for its bold, fearless style, Otazu’s jewelry designs appeared in the movie “Sex in the City 2” and have been seen on Tyra Banks, Britney Spears, Lucy Liu, Madonna, Aretha Franklin and even Lady Gaga. Also featured in many editorial spreads in magazines such as Vogue, In Style and Elle, Otazu’s jewelry is up and coming, and will be offered right here at BergHOFF. In addition to offering other great products in their showroom, BergHOFF also has a full-service promotional department which means that local businesses can have any BergHOFF product specifically designed, engraved or packaged with your company logo on it. BergHOFF

has done promotional items for banks, for doctors’ offices, and even for the World Series. BergHOFF’s showroom is a fantastic place to shop and save whether you are looking for a knife set, some pots and pans or perhaps the perfect gift for the chef in your life. The savings are huge at BergHOFF because customers can buy directly, and they are always offering great specials. For example, if you buy one complete set of discounted waterless cookware, you’ll receive a FREE induction cooktop. Customers can save up to 70% off of retail prices when they shop at BergHOFF directly. What are you waiting for? BergHOFF is located at 11063 SR 54 (between Little Rd. and Gunn Hwy.) in Odessa, just minutes from East Lake. BergHOFF is open to the public Mon. – Thurs., 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Fri. and Sat.; closed on Sunday and holidays. For more information on new products, upcoming sales, cooking classes and more, visit BergHOFF online at www.icookALOT.com, email showroom@berghoffusa.com or call (727) 853-3373.

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New York Diamond Center – It’s Brilliant! By Alexis Selby New York Diamond Center provides customers with an elegant place to shop for quality wholesale jewelry, offering a wide selection of dazzling, one-of-a-kind pieces at the most unbeatable prices. Whether you are looking to spend $100 or $100,000, New York Diamond Center has something for you. With over 100 years of combined experience in the diamond business, the attentive, knowledgeable staff will gladly work within your budget and help you find exactly what you are searching for. Owner-operated, New York Diamond Center provides an intimate, comfortable setting where you will receive one-on-one attention from trained professionals who have been dealing with high-end jewelry for their entire careers. You don’t have to visit Manhattan, either; New York Diamond Center is located nearby on US Hwy. 19 North in Clearwater in the New York Diamond Center Building. Andy, who is originally from New York, has been serving the West Coast

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of Florida for the past 35 years and his experience and dedication to customer service really makes a difference in the shopping experience. Andy is constantly traveling the world to participate in jewelry shows; buying and selling from wholesalers and importers has allowed him to bring you the most unique and exquisite jewelry selection at the lowest prices, guaranteed. Joe is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to jewelry and with more than 43 years of experience – 16 of which were spent in the Diamond District in New York – he is able to help you find the perfect piece of jewelry for every occasion and budget. Associate Rachel, Andy’s daughter, and Geneva are very personable and add a youthful, friendly perspective to the staff at New York Diamond Center.

Turn Your Vision Into A Reality The jewelers at New York Diamond Center, such as Mario, who has over 22 years of experience, are extremely talented artists who have mastered the art form of creating quality,

high-end jewelry. Using only their hands, they can make you anything your heart desires; all you have to do is bring in a picture or give them an idea of what you want and your dream becomes a reality. There is nothing like wearing a piece of jewelry that has been designed especially for you, expressing your own personality, character and strength. New York Diamond Center can create absolutely anything! Sales Associate Patrick has more than 30 years of experience selling high-end jewelry and is very fashionforward and up-to-date with the latest styles and jewelry trends. Some of the lines that New York Diamond Center carries are JudeFrances, Marahlago, Breuning and Pandora.

Choose From the Finest JudeFrances Jewelry Known for stunning designs, JudeFrances’ high-quality pieces are made with only the most luxurious materials. JudeFrances is an extraordinary, comprehensive line featuring necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings

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across several collections, such as the twice yearly Spring and Fall Collections made with 18k gold, diamonds and semi-precious stones. The Limited Edition Collection (JudeFrances Bridal) is available in 18k gold or platinum, and the Sterling Silver Collection (Le Meritage), which also is made with diamonds and gemstones. JudeFrances perfectly reflects sophistication and beauty. Marahlago Jewelry Marahlago Jewelry’s foundation focuses on the beautiful gemstone Larimar, a unique rarity that can only be found in a remote mountain in the Dominican Republic. Owners of this precious gem can be assured that they are members of an elite few. Larimar is a hard stone that can easily

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pean style. The unique designs are created with meticulous German craftsmanship, using only the highest quality materials, metals, stones and attachments. The lines at Breuning Jewelry show an unmistakable blend of fashion, creativity and skilled workmanship that is both stylish and eye-catching. Pandora Jewelry For the past 25 years the The friendly staff at New York Diamond Pandora Jewelry collection has Center is here to help you! offered a rich array of stylish jewelry, created by artisans. With withstand the rigors of daily wear and more than 800 pieces in sterling sildue to its unique nature, no two ver, 14k gold and two-tone gold to stones are alike. Marahlago settings choose from, you’re certain to find a are designed to celebrate the distincunique charm for each of your special tive hues, patterns and natural wonmoments. With Pandora you are the ders of each beautiful gem and designer, with the opportunity to designer Marah Lago really brings to life this rare gemstone with a sense of make your own customized charm bracelets, rings, earrings, and neckstyle, playfulness and individuality. laces; the best part is that no two Breuning Jewelry pieces of jewelry are the same – unFounded in 1927, Breuning is a less you want to match your best high-fashion German jewelry line offering clean and contemporary pieces friend! New York Diamond Center provides the complete selection of with innovative designs that are Pandora charms and jewelry for you hand-crafted and extraordinarily unique. Breuning Jewelry is very rec- to choose from. Associate Denise has been in the jewelry business for many ognizable with its fashion-forward, years and is a personal expert when it unique forms and shapes and Euro-

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comes to the Pandora line. In the two years she has worked for Pandora, Denise has mastered the skill of creating beautiful jewelry and can assist you in making your own unique treasure. New York Diamond Center brings in new jewelry and gemstones on a daily basis and offers thousands of pieces and collections to choose from. If there is something you want and they don’t have it in their inventory New York Diamond Center will gladly order it for you, and can get it here fast. New York Diamond Center also sells pre-owned, gently used, high-end watches such as Rolex. If you are looking to sell your used jewelry, New York Diamond Center guarantees that it will pay you the most for your treasures. New York Diamond Center also offers confidential loans for your jewelry or other valuables. This premier jewelry store is your one-stop-shop for all your jewelry needs, whether you need a piece repaired and polished, or you want a master jeweler to create a unique heirloom. With thousands of selections to choose from, no budget is too big or too small. Once you buy a

piece of jewelry from New York Diamond Center you become part of their family for life and if you need your jewelry checked, tightened or cleaned they will do it for you free of charge. At New York Diamond Center customer service is the number one priority and everyone there is fully committed to providing you with the most exceptional jewelry shopping experience possible. “If you are a serious diamond buyer, we are a serious diamond store,” states Joe. The friendly, knowledgeable staff at New York Diamond Center will gladly assist you in finding exactly what you are looking for and your complete satisfaction is guaranteed! * New York Diamond Center is not affiliated with Rolex USA

New York Diamond Center is located at 28540 US Hwy. 19 North in Clearwater in the New York Diamond Center Building. Store hours are Mon. – Fri., 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; they are closed on Sat. and Sun. For more information, please call 727-724-3311.

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Trinity Urgent Care is Now Suncoast Urgent Care By Kim Thomas There is never a convenient time to be sick or injured. Many times trouble hits on the weekend or after most doctor’s offices close. For nearly five years, when residents need to be seen by a doctor right away, they have turned to the familiar urgent care center that is conveniently located in the Trinity Village Center on S.R. 54; known as Trinity Urgent Care since July 2007, the only thing that has changed is the name. You’ll still receive the same excellent care that prompted readers of The Suncoast News to vote Suncoast Urgent Care as the number one accredited and dedicated urgent care facility in the community. Open seven days a week, and evenings, with no appointment necessary, it’s convenient and the doctors are there for you. “This place has been extremely well-embraced in the community,” says Dr. Duic. “A lot of people have come in and have brought their whole families in with anything from colds to minor injuries. We are very patient-

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oriented and our patients enjoy that the whole staff is very friendly and prompt.” Founders and Suncoast Urgent Care physicians, John P. Opyoke, M.D., and Peter C. Duic, M.D., drew from their years of experience in emergency medicine to create each of the two state-of-the-art facilities located in Trinity and Spring Hill. Dr. Opyoke and Dr. Duic are both residencytrained in Emergency Medicine and both doctors are Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine; this is important because they are both specifically trained to handle all types of emergencies. Dr. Duic received his medical degree from The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and received his training in Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Prior to emergency medicine, Dr. Duic trained in orthopedic surgery at University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Opyoke received his medical degree from West Virginia University, where he also completed a three-year

(L to R) Peter C. Duic, MD, Suzy W., Diane A., Dana T., Eileen C.

residency in Emergency Medicine. Prior to opening Suncoast Urgent Care, the two doctors worked together as emergency room physicians at Community Hospital in New Port Richey and at Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point. Both family men, Dr. Opyoke and Dr. Duic designed a facility that is upscale and comfortable with an exceptional level of care, so parents can feel secure about bringing their precious child in for medical care – they wanted to create an environment where in which they would want their

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own family members treated. The spacious waiting room has a large, flatscreen TV, hot coffee and hot chocolate if you’d like, and a separate children’s waiting room with many favorite DVDs, books and games. The six treatment rooms are equipped with TVs, including a state-of-the-art digital x-ray room and a procedure room for casting, splinting and suturing.

Medical Services Suncoast Urgent Care has the same friendly, capable staff and the same doctors/owners that people in

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From common colds to broken bones, Suncoast Urgent Care is available for you, providing comfort, kindness, and exceptional care. the area have grown to trust when read about Doctor’s Choice Weight they need a doctor right away, but Loss, which was the Gold Winner in don’t necessarily need a hospital emer- The Suncoast News’ Best of Suncoast gency room or the bill that comes contest, on page 10. with it. The facility is equipped to Onsite digital x-ray, EKG, lab offer same-day treatment for life’s testing, IV fluids and medications common illnesses and minor, non-life from the onsite pharmacy make it threatening emergencies for patients even more convenient for patients, all ages. It is also a quick place to get cutting down on travel, time, and cost. in and out for school and sports physi- The competent and caring medical cals. team includes physicians, nurse practiSuncoast Urgent Care offers spetioners, RNs, medical assistants and xcialized health services such as weight ray technicians who can treat loss which are specifically tailored to everything from common colds to meet each individual’s needs. You can broken bones. Digital records and x-

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ray technology enable the doctors to send x-rays and medical records immediately should a specialist is recommended. Suncoast Urgent Care’s relationship with off-site radiology providers often enables more advanced imaging such as CAT scans and MRIs to be done on the same day, if necessary, and the doctors receive the reports quickly. Suncoast Urgent Care offers Occupational Health Services, including drug testing, Department of Transportation physicals, and treating workrelated injuries for local retail, service, industrial and corporate businesses. Many business owners feel comfortable knowing that their employee will have the same physician overseeing their care from the onset of the injury until it is resolved. Suncoast Urgent Care believes in an early intervention approach with the goal of treating injured workers and returning them to the jobsite as quickly and safely as possible.

Patients Appreciate Suncoast Urgent Care Area residents have come to rely on the exceptional care at Suncoast Urgent Care. Here are just a few comments from patients.

“I’ve always come to this facility and will continue to because of the great experiences I’ve had here.”¬¬_F.F. T.C. writes, “Why do you think this was my 3rd visit? I am so happy you are in the neighborhood.” Another patient says, “It’s really nice when I’m feeling bad that I have somewhere that is close, and that is always good to me.” No ordinary walk-in clinic, Suncoast Urgent Care is an immaculate and beautifully designed medical center equipped to treat minor, non-life threatening emergencies, as well as providing the Trinity community with convenient and competent healthcare. Dr. Duic says, “We focus on making patients comfortable and giving them what they want – fast, competent care.” Suncoast Urgent Care has two locations: 10730 SR 54, Ste. 104, in Trinity and 4112 Mariner Blvd. in Spring Hill. Hours are 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Mon. – Sat.; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday. Please call (727) 372-3888 to reach the Trinity office. ForVisit www.trinityurgentcare.com for additional information.

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Doctor’s Choice Weight Loss is Changing Lives! By Kim Thomas There are a lot of things in life that you can’t control, but your weight shouldn’t be one of them. It is common knowledge that maintaining a healthy weight is essential to overall health and longevity. Yet, it isn’t always easy to lose pounds. Sometimes it is more than you can do on your own. That is when to turn to the experts at Doctor’s Choice Weight Loss (DCWL), which was the 2011 Gold Winner in The Suncoast News’ Best of Suncoast contest. Accessibility and convenience are important, so DCWL takes appointments seven days a week, including evenings, at the two locations in the area, Suncoast Urgent Care of Trinity on S.R. 54 and Suncoast Urgent Care in Spring Hill. Peter Duic, MD, and John Opyoke, MD, developed the weight loss program. The two doctors also are the founders of Suncoast Urgent Care (formerly Trinity Urgent Care in Trinity) and have medical expertise in weight loss, bariatric medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology and car-

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diology. At DCWL, the doctors and dietitian individualize the program for each client, working closely with the clients, providing them with the tools, knowledge and support that it takes to be successful during the program and beyond. Susan Opyoke, RDLD, the registered dietitian at DCWL, earned her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Institutional Management and completed a clinical internship at West Virginia University Hospital. After completion of her internship she was eligible for and passed the national Registration Examination to earn her RD. She is an excellent resource as she has a vast knowledge of nutritional and dietary needs, with a specialization in diabetic and renal nutrition. If clients desire, Susan is available to them at no extra cost – even after they reach their goal weight; meeting with the dietitian is not a requirement of the plan. Susan is available to meet with clients in person by appointment, but most often they choose to contact her via email or phone when they have a quick question or need some en-

couragement. Susan explains, “Most people think, ‘Oh my gosh, I’m on a diet’ when they’re looking at food labels and counting calories. That’s where I really fit into the program. We teach them to look at food from a nutritional point of view.” DCWL clients are taught how to incorporate healthy cooking Patricia’s before (left) and after (right) photos tell the story of her phenonomenal success at Doctor’s Choice Weight Loss habits that not only will assist in months. Now she is on the mainteweight reduction, but will lead to nance plan and is enjoying feeling betmuch improved overall health. ter and looking better. Patricia says, “It’s cool because once you reach your A DCWL Success Story goal weight, maintenance is free for Patricia is a DCWL client from life! You can still talk to the dietician the Spring Hill office who has lost 70 and she will help you tweak your diet pounds, and it only took her six or answer any questions you have.”

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What to Expect At DCWL, a physician sits down initially to evaluate the patient to make sure that the program is a healthy approach to their individual weight loss. Then, the doctor or dietitian carefully reviews the program Doctor’s Choice Weight Loss is located at Suncoast with the new client, taking time to answer quesUrgent Çare on S.R. 54 in Trinity tions. Two weeks worth Her phenomenal success can be of sample menus make shopping attributed to her attitude and dedicaeasy. Recipes are easy, and just by tion to the DCWL diet. “I followed the diet to a ‘T’ because I figured if I adding a healthy starch, provide a was going to spend the money, I balanced meal that the whole family wanted it to work as good as possible can enjoy. and as fast as possible.” Once a week, clients will visit Staying within the allowed caloDCWL at their convenience for an ries wasn’t that hard, says Patricia, evaluation of weight loss progress with the help of the prescribed apand a health check, as well as evaluapetite suppressant. “If I fed my family tion of medication tolerance. Weekly pizza, I’d eat tilapia and broccoli.” If medication is provided as well as an you ask her, she’ll tell you that six opportunity to consult with a physimonths went by fast and it was well cian. The plan is versatile depending worth the sacrifice! “I put my pictures on a person’s lifestyle and health up on Facebook and my friends all needs. want to know how I did it,” says PatriWhen clients reach their target cia. She shared her story and now a weight, the free maintenance profew of her friends are new clients at gram offers the continued opportuDCWL.

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nity to work with DCWL’s registered dietitian to ensure that once you take the weight off, you keep the weight off. DCWL welcomes groups and offers a group discount. Teachers in Pasco and Hernando counties also receive a discounted rate. So, whether you want to start your weight loss journey solo or with a group, Doctor’s Choice Weight Loss offers the medical expertise and support that you deserve.

Doctor’s Choice Weight Loss has two locations: Suncoast Urgent Care in Trinity, located at 10730 SR 54, Suite 104; and in Spring Hill at Suncoast Urgent Care, located at 4112 Mariner Blvd. For an appointment in Spring Hill, call (352) 684-3288. For an appointment in Trinity, call (727) 372-3888. Hours are Mon. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sun. Visit www.drswtloss.com for additional information.

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“News Briefs” Continued from page 4 camp will be held at the Lakewood Retreat in Brooksville on Fri., Apr. 6 and Sat., Apr. 7 for kids 6-12. For teens, 13-17, the camp will be held at the same venue on Fri., Jun. 8 and Sat., Jun. 9. All camps are free of charge. For more information about Gulfside Regional Hospice’s bereavement services or the “Rhythm of the Spirit” Kids’ Camp, and locations of its five Pasco County thrift shops, call 844-3946 or visit http://www.GRHospice.org. An Inspiring Christmas Story Christmas came early last year for 24-year-old Tim Smith, a Trinity College student pursuing a degree in Biblical Studies. Tim was born with no legs; he had a rare genetic disorder undetected on several sonograms. Tim also has no health insurance. He’s been wearing prosthetic legs, but they were pretty much shot. “They have a slight broken joint and I use duct tape to hold them on,” says Tim. The company that makes them said a new pair would cost $31,000. So Tim had no

recourse but to use his old legs. He prayed. He hoped they wouldn’t fall apart. His fellow students, the faculty at Trinity College and his congregations at Jasmine Lakes Baptist Church in Port Richey and Fellowship Chapel in Flanders, N.J., got wind of his predicament. Many chipped in, even strangers offered money for Tim’s new legs. In four weeks, they raised $10,000. Then, Chicago White Sox pitcher Gavin Floyd and his wife Leanna, who live off season in Trinity offered to donate the additional $21,000. Floyd first learned about Tim through his mother-in-law, a former math teacher at Trinity College, who told him about Tim’s courage and determination to play sports while leaving his prosthetics on the sideline. “To know what he achieved in life really moved us,” said Floyd. Tim’s prayers were answered. “God has blessed me richly with awesome friends,“ he says. He got stateof-the-art prostheses decorated with images of Trinity’s school mascot, a Bengal tiger. He does not think of himself as disabled. He calls it an ability to display the glory of God. “He

blessed me with this gift so I could see the goodness in people and in Him.” Tim was raised in Hopatcong, NJ. Since he never had legs, he didn’t know what it would be like to have them. His mom, Judy, got him his first prostheses when he was 18 months old. As he got older, nothing seemed to stop him – he climbed trees, chased balls, he was always active, despite his disability. He quickly realized in elementary school, however, that kids can be cruel. In high school, it got worse. It was hard to fit in. The only place he felt comfortable was on the wrestling team, a sport in which he excelled. His Christian faith was tested, he felt God had abandoned him. When, the new minister at Friendship Chapel in Flanders, the Rev. Joe Walser, came into Tim’s life he recognized that Tim “was wrestling with his faith.” Rev. Walser helped Tim turn his life around. Eventually, Tim realized that he could use his lack of legs as a faith testimony. “Now,” he says, “I see this as a blessing from the Lord.” He graduates from Trinity College in the Spring of 2012 and is not sure where life will take him, but he is sure that it will be in the ministry. He

does know that he will be sharing his story to inspire others.

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“St. Francis” Continued from page 1 dation. Dr Averill then completed multiple fellowship trainings at John Hopkins University; in allergy and immunology, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine. He is Board Certifications include Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. Not only has Dr. Averill completed an impressive amount of training in the medical field, he also received his Juris Doctor Degree from Stetson School of Law. Rose Averill explains her role of C.E.O. as being the “Chief Everything Officer”. Her personal touch can be seen though the facility that she designed and decorated to be warm and comforting. It is evident that she succeeded by patients who have made comments such as, Symone who stated , “This place is beautiful and serene. Thank you for this lovely place”, and Stephen described it as ,”peaceful and comforting”. These are not words that are usually used to describe a medical facility. Rose handles all the business aspects of the practice and in recognition of her accomplishments in that regard,

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for the past three years the Tampa Bay Business Journal has honored her as a Business Woman of the Year finalist , and she was also named a 2011 Business Woman Extraordinaire by Business Leader media. The couple agrees that the health industry is truly a service industry focusing on helping others achieve optimal health in a compassionate, professional manner. Many patients have expressed their thankfulness to the Averill’s approach, such as Patricia who commented, “I had a kind and reassuring experience there. Dr Averill took excellent care of me.” Judy said her and her husband , “ enjoy our visits here. It doesn’t feel like a doctor’s office. We never dread going. We appreciate the level of care and caring that makes us glad that we chose St Francis. We are confident that we are receiving excellent care by an excellent staff.” Elizabeth expressed that she felt,” Dr Averill is one of the kindest most compassionate doctors that I have ever encountered. He always greets us with a smile. He really cares and he takes time with his patients.” Ted took the time to send a thank you note in which he exclaimed his gratitude to, “Dr Averill and all the won-

derful people at your clinic. Thank you for your excellent care and kindness.” Areas of Expertise St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & Lung Institute provides a complete care program that incorporates medical care and guidance for allergies, asthma and lung diseases, sleep issues and wellness and weight loss. Here, patients can feel assured that with the doctor’s expertise in each field, they will find the answers needed to achieve desired health results. Dr. Averill completed an Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Institute and has more than 25 years of experience in the research and diagnosis/ treatment of allergy and asthma. At St. Francis, allergy and immunology patients have a separate waiting room, this is for their comfort and provides immediate access to their medical team. St. Francis offers complete care for all allergy issues including: allergic skin disorders, allergic rhinitis, seasonal and indoor and outdoor environmental allergies ( such as pollens, grasses, weeds, trees, dust mites and mold), as well as animal dander, insect venoms,

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(such as fire ants), latex allergies, drug allergies and food allergies. Their comprehensive approach to allergy care can include immunotherapy which can often reduce the response to allergic triggers and modify the natural course of allergies. Through a variety of testing options Dr Averill can accurately assess each patient’s needs to determine the best course of treatment. One patient, Margaret, who suffered from allergies for years noted, “ because of the allergy shots and the amazing staff, because I finally was treated properly and the testing and formula was exact, I am finally able to live the quality of life that I took for granted many years ago. This was an answer to prayer.” A wide range of allergy and asthma resources can be found at St. Francis’ website in the allergy and asthma resource center. Symptoms such as headaches, tiredness or fatigue, irritability, depression, trouble concentrating, memory problems, and difficulty sleeping can all be due to both allergy and/or sleep issues and can be properly diagnosed by Dr Averill who is an expert in both allergy and sleep medicine. Symptoms associated with sleep issues also include; attention deficit

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worse by excess weight. With that in mind, the Averill’s created the wellness and weight loss program at St. Francis, which is coordinated by Donna Barbas, who is a certified nutritionist , certified wellness coach, and a certified personal trainer, with a degree in Psychology. The St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & Lung Institute strives to make patients feel completely weight loss program offers comfortable in the warm, serene setting that was designed to feel like a “sleep resort” individual guidance, as well life has taken a dramatic turn for the disorder, sexual dysfunction, frequent supplements and medical supervision. better.” Dr Suarez ended his letter urination at night, difficulty falling or Donna says, “We have a solid program staying asleep, snoring and interrupted stating that they were, “profoundly that guides and teaches people to look grateful for having been put in contact breathing during sleep. There are nuat food differently and begin the right merous types of sleep disorders and is- with this high quality professional kind of exercise.” Jane, a patient who sues, all of which can be diagnoses and service.” successfully lost weight on the proNot all sleep patients need a sleep treated at St Francis by Dr Averill. gram remarked , “ I knew that if I was study for proper evaluation and diagSleep issues affect your quality of going to commit to a weight loss pronosis, but for those who do need a life and contribute to many serious gram and healthier lifestyle, I would sleep study, they will get a comprehen- have to believe in and trust the profeshealth problems including heart dissive evaluation in a very comfortable ease, stroke, blood pressure problems, sionals would have my well being as diabetes and injuries from accidents. St setting at St. Francis’ overnight and their top priority.” weekend sleep study facility. This Francis offers comprehensive sleep Not only is St. Francis an innovabeautiful center was custom designed care by a board-certified sleep physitive leading team in overall health infor the utmost comfort of patients. cian, who can diagnose and treat all volving sleep, allergy, lung and Many patients have referred to St. sleep issues ranging from excessive wellness, the facility also is a clinical reFrancis as “the sleep resort.” The wakefulness to excessive sleepiness; insearch center, commissioned to perwarm, inviting colors and custom built form various studies that are cluding Sleep Apnea, Restless Leg solid dark wood beds, paired with an Syndrome, Narcolepsy, Parasomnias contracted by pharmaceutical compaatmosphere that is calm and relaxing is nies. Once a medication is passed as and Insomnia. the perfect place to receive a sleep Many people who have suffered safe and ethical, St. Francis conducts a study analysis. The state-of-the-art difor years with restless sleepless nights study involving patients, to investigate agnostic testing facility has the same have found help at St Francis. Dr specific affects of the medication accreditation as a hospital but feels and usage. Anyone interested in participatSuarez, wrote a letter to the Averill’s looks much more like a nice hotel in which he expressed his gratitude to ing in a clinical research study may them for helping his wife who had suf- room than a hospital room, which was contact St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & fered for over 15 years with a sleep dis- a goal Rose had in mind while designLung Institute. ing the St. Francis Sleep Center. Rose order, that kept her up at night and St Francis Sleep Allergy and Lung says, “We want our environment to “tired and lethargic “during the day. Institute offers reasonable prices and feel homey and comfortable.” He commented that after her treataccepts most insurances and Medicare. Online at the St. Francis website ment at St Francis, “her life has Dr. Averill wants everyone to know, (www.stfrancismed.com) you will find changed significantly. The number of “People have a choice in healthcare. hours of sleep doubled, and the quality a full sleep resource list to further help You can choose where you get your answer questions you may have. of her sleep also improved: less intercare and where you want to have tests Many sleep disorders, especially ruptions and deeper quality that makes performed.” You won’t go wrong in sleep apnea, can be caused or made her feel more rested the next day. Her choosing St. Francis Sleep, Allergy & Lung Institute; the staff is friendly and when you walk in you are accepted into welcoming arms. “Our main message is that we are here to take care of the physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing in striving to achieve preventive medicine,” says Dr. Averill. “The individual atten-

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tion patients receive here makes all the difference in getting a problem addressed and taken care of.” The Averill’s set out to create a unique place of healing which provides professional care in congruence with their spiritual beliefs and compassion for people in need of medical guidance. They wanted to create a place where unabashedly the mind, body and spirit are recognized and honored. Frank and Rose are Christians, a Catholic couple who have been professed Franciscans for over a decade, and incorporate the St. Francis prayer into their everyday lives and business practices. Dr. Averill says, “St. Francis’ main message was joy.” Both Dr. Averill and Rose incorporate the belief that in helping others, true joy and satisfaction can be obtained in life. In line with their philosophy to help others, over a decade ago, the Averills founded a non-profit charity, “Footprints Ministry,” dedicated to providing new shoes to homeless and needy children. For her volunteer work, Rose has been featured in national magazines and was recognized as the 2010 Volunteer Hero of the Year by Bay News 9 and Outback Steakhouse. Dr Averill receives referrals from other physicians for his medical specialty services, and people can feel free call St Francis Sleep, Allergy and Lung Institute directly to schedule an appointment. Anyone who suffers from issues , such as type 2 diabetes, weight concerns, snoring, headaches, fatigue, rashes, sneezing, runny nose, trouble concentrating and remembering, or other problems that may be related to Sleep, Allergy or Lung concerns should contact St Francis Sleep Allergy and Lung Institute to receive quality professional care and compassionate caring. St. Francis Sleep Allergy & Lung Institute has two locations: 8133 S.R. 54 in New Port Richey and at 802 N. Belcher Rd. in Clearwater. Please call (727) 447- 3000 to make an appointment or visit www.stfrancismed.com for additional information.

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“Calendar” Continued from page 6 nament will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Trinity. Registration starts at 12 p.m. and the Shotgun Start/4–person Scramble will begin at 1 p.m. Early Bird Registration is $75 and runs through the end of Jan. Registration after Feb. 1st is $80. There will be prizes for 1st Place, winner of the putting contest, closest to the pin and longest drive. The Hole-In-One grand prize winner will receive a 2012 Kia Optima. Additional Prizes will be awarded for Hole-InOne at any Par 3. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and many other chance drawings. After the tournament, enjoy an awards dinner, which starts at 6 p.m. Dinner only tickets are available for $20 and everyone is welcome! Eagles Golf Course is located at 16101 Nine Eagles Drive in Odessa. For more information please contact Lauren Rodriguez at (727) 251-8386. receive a 2012 Kia Optima. Additional Prizes will be awarded for Hole-InOne at any Par 3. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and many other chance drawings.

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After the tournament, enjoy an awards dinner, which starts at 6 p.m. Dinner only tickets are available for $20 and everyone is welcome! Eagles Golf Course is located at 16101 Nine Eagles Drive in Odessa. For more information please contact Lauren Rodriguez at (727) 251-8386. Pasco EDC – “The Economic Outlook for 2012.” To Life: Celebrating 20 Years Thurs., Feb. 23— the Florida Holocaust Museum will host the annual fundraiser, To Life, with proceeds benefiting Museum programs in Holocaust and human rights education. The 2012 event will mark the Museum’s 20th Anniversary of service and dedication to the mission of honoring the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m., at the Progress Energy Center for the Arts - Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. During the event, the 2012 Loebenberg Humanitarian Award will be presented to and accepted by Professor Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and recipient of the Presidential Medal

of Freedom, the United States Congressional Gold Medal and the 1986 Nobel Laureate Prize for Peace. Also included are cocktails, dinner-by-the-bite, desserts and coffee. A silent auction offering luxury travel packages, dining opportunities, selected pieces of artwork, and a chance opportunity drawing for an upscale cruise will be offered. The cost to attend the event is $150 per person and tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Jay Kaminsky at (727) 820-0100, ext. 274, or by e-mail at jkaminsky@flholocaustmuseum.org. 31st Annual Calusa Wood Carver’s Show Mar. 3, 4—31st Calusa Wood Carver’s Show and Sale will be held Mar. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Mar. 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Rd. in Hudson. Bunnie Sheets is the Featured Carver. There will be hundreds of carvings to look at (many for sale); refreshments; vendors of tools, books, blanks, wood and other supplies. For more information contact David Gourley, (727) 376-2180, Dave43@tampabay.rr.com.

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Luncheon with Raymond James’ Chief Economist, Dr. Scott Brown. Fri., Jan. 27—Pasco Economic Development Council, Inc. is proud to support West Pasco’s Business Development Week by bringing in Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Raymond James, Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., to share his forecasts on the economy in 2012. Dr. Brown will present his assessment of where we stand and highlight key risks for the coming year. “I have been on the lookout for signs of economic recovery for the last four years, and they've been hard to find until recently,” said John Hagen, Pasco EDC President/CEO. “Now I think we may have turned the corner. I am looking forward to hearing Dr. Brown’s perspective.” The luncheon will be hosted at the Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club on Fri., Jan. 27 (10641 Old Tampa Bay Dr. in San Antonio). Cost is $25 per person and includes a buffet lunch and presentation. Networking and registration begins at 11 a.m. RSVP by Jan. 24th at www.pascoedc.com/events or by calling 888-60-PASCO.

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“COR Fitness” Continued from page 1 to COR with my friend Don Schaffer every Tuesday for lunch and Saturday for breakfast. We exercise as a team because it gives us the perseverance to stick to it. I couldn’t ask for a nicer couple to run this place. Lori plans activities for every age.” COR Fitness has over 47,000-sq.ft. of indoor workout space filled with bounteous methods to personalize your time at the fitness center. COR has over 30,000 pounds of different free weights to choose from. Cardio and strength training machines are versatile, allowing for a well-rounded circuit training system. Enjoy the group classes at COR Fitness with your friends or meet new friends! Group classes include Yoga, Cycling, Extreme COR Fitness, Circuit Training, Power Hour, Bodies in Motion, Zumba, Abs/Buns,Thighs, Cardio Dance, Balance & Mobility, Powerlift and Step. Classes are expanding constantly so make sure to check out the month’s schedule (www.corfitness.com) to find a new fun class that you will love. COR offers MMA (mixed martial arts) training for begin-

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ners to advanced students. There are twelve MMA classes each week specializing in MMA techniques and Brazilian Jujitsu. The elite fitness center also has a Junior Olympic lap pool, sand volleyball court, whirlpool and lounge chairs for your enjoyment in the beautiful Florida sunshine. Members can bring their kids in to COR Total Fitness and let them have fun in the Kids Club, while you enjoy your own COR experience. COR Total Fitness members enjoy many amenities that aren’t found at the average gym. For instance, as a member you can enjoy a massage and get aligned at COR Total Fitness’ chiropractor’s office as a reward to yourself for sticking to your

workout goals or as part of your journey to optimal health. Want to get a fresh new haircut to match your new healthy attitude and looks? COR has a salon on site; Salon Tisko offers professional hair styling and cutting for members’ ultimate convenience. Full locker facilities have plenty of storage and are equipped with a sauna and showers. After a hard workout you can refuel at the COR’fe Juice Bar where you can get a healthy snack and a refreshing drink. The amenities at COR Total Fitness are outstanding and the staff is helpful with whatever questions you may have. COR Total Fitness employee Ann says, “I would not work anywhere else. Lori told me when she hired me

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that our goal at COR Fitness is to treat everyone like they are entering your own home. We take pride in treating everyone well.” When you become a member at COR Fitness, you will receive everything you need to get started and maintain your personal goals. Every new member gets a fitness assessment from a trainer, which includes a body fat analysis, nutritional counseling and a goal-setting plan. Memberships for the New Year are starting at $25 a month. You can choose your membership plan and come to the gym as much or as little as you’d like (although once you visit I am sure you will be there more than not!) Mike, a personal trainer at the center who runs the Jujitsu program at

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COR hosts a Senior Social every Tuesday and Saturday. (right) Serving lunch are: Mel Necedham, Nancy Larson & Betty Sarkis COR, explains, “We want our members to be well informed about our facility. I will talk about a person’s goals, current lifestyle and the process it will take to get the results they are looking for. COR Fitness is designed to introduce members to machines, exercises and our staff so we can help them along the way and find out what the client needs.” COR hosts a senior social every Tuesday and Saturday. A healthy lunch is served on Tuesdays for members and there is a guest speaker from the community or non-profit organization each week. On Saturdays, friends gather for a delicious breakfast provided by COR Total Fitness. Seniors

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can look forward to upcoming pool parties, dances and social activities that are ongoing at the fitness center, as well as classes that cater to seniors such as Silver Sneakers. COR Total Fitness is presently involved in some inspiring events. The BodyByVi 90-Day Challenge is just beginning and offers members a chance to win free products, prizes and vacations (not to mention a healthier body)! On January 21, COR is hosting a fun weekend event called “Get Fit with Pitt,” with Michael Pittman of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The event will be televised and hosted by Jay Adams from Xtreme Power TV which

is aired on Fox Sports Net. “Get Fit with Pitt” will last all weekend and includes extremely fun activities such as power lifting, arm wrestling, grappling crossfit competitions and motocross stunt jams! The event is $5 for spectators and is guaranteed to be a funfilled weekend! If you are interested in participating in a 5k race benefiting the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasia on February 12th at Starkey Park, you can sign up at COR Total Fitness. “Kayla’s 5k” is an annual event that pairs working out with

working for a great cause. COR Total Fitness is a place that you can really enjoy. The options are limitless; enjoy meeting new people, getting in shape and being a healthier, happier you. COR Total Fitness is located at 4900 U.S. 19 North in New Port Richey. Hours are Mon. – Thurs., 5 a.m. to 11p.m.; Friday, 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sat., from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sun. Please call (727) 264-8998 or visit www.corfitness.com for additional information.

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Annual garage sale. Saturday, January 28th 7:30 AM - 2PM at Seven Springs Golf and Country Club 3535 Trophy Blvd., New Port Richey Sponsored by Seven Springs Ladies Golf Assoc.

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Guitar Lessons in Your Home or Mine. $18 full hour [ 4 lessons for $70 ] all levels all styles. 30 years playing / 10 years teaching I also have a 2 year music degree. LESSONS SOLD IN PACKAGES OF FOUR. A trial lesson is $30. Call Chris 727-366-3480

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Senior Care Services. Short or Long Term. Medical Care, Doctor’s Appointments, Home Cooked Meals. Honest & Reliable. 31 Years Experience in the Area. Excellent Referrals. Reasonable Rates. Licensed & Insured. Lic#: 113636. Call 727-2365042 Or 727-421-8997. France Bourdon’s Home Cleaning. 25 yrs. Family Owned & Operated. Exceptionally Honest, Efficient, Reliable. High standard services guaranteed to keep your home clean inside and out. Competitive prices. Free estimates. References Available. Call 727-8429340 or 727-430-4438. Cleaning Angel Cleaning Service. If you are unhappy with your current cleaning service, contact us. We will be glad to clean up what they have left behind. We are proud and honored to be celebrating our 20th year in business as an extremely detailed residential cleaning service servicing Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. We are licensed, insured and bonded. Call for your Angel today at 727-942-8289 A NEW LOOK Pressure Washing - 2 car driveway $55 (includes all front sidewalks) Add $10ea. for 3 car, corner lots & extra concrete slabs. No spray lines when job is done! Most pool decks $50. Standard 12x24 pool cage $75. Mobile Home/Home Exterior from $75. Landscaping also available. Licensed and Insured. Call Randy 727-2712920 George’s Painting. Interior/Exterior. All Work Performed by Owner. No Spraying. All Done by Hand! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Dependable. Affordable. 32 Years Experience. FREE Estimates! Call George’s Painting Today! 727-645-8215. OUT DOOR SPORTS. Achilles Locker, LLC. “Where The Adventure Begins”. Join the hottest trend in Tampa Bay! We are a family owned & operated company, specializing in the rental & sales of paddle boards. We deliver them to you! For information on products, pricing and locations go to: www.achilleslocker.com or Facebook. You can email us at achilleslocker@yahoo.com or call (727)641-7512.

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ACCOUNTING/BOOKKEEPING: Services tailored to meet your needs. I can provide as much or as little support as you require so that you can concentrate on doing what you do best – running your business! For more information, give me a call! Debbie Murphy @727-641-5021 or visit my webpage: www.DDMaccountingservices.com Pet Sitting Services – Graduate student available for pet sitting. Honest, reliable animal lover with vet technician on call. Call or email for my recession friendly rates. References available upon request. 727-534-1268 or PetSitter11@hotmail.com LAWN CARE - GREEN WITH ENVY. Fertilization Lawn, Shrub and Pest Control Specialist. Hire Green with Envy and hire your neighbor we have over 22 years in the business. We would love to earn your business; Full Service Chemical Company, Liquid & Granular Fertilization, Weed Control and Insect Control. Call Green with Envy for a free estimate and ask us about a Trinity neighbor discount. We are licensed and insured. (727) 772-4177 or 727-849-9819 J&J ALUMINUM & RESCREENING INC. Let us beautify your screen room, Florida room, entry way, pool cage. No job to small from one panel to your entire pool cage! Great prices! Great work! and Dependable too! DON’T DELAY CALL J&J TODAY! (727)992-2923 Jessie We WILL Call You Back!. Mention this ad to receive 10% Your service. Lawn Care & Tree Specialist. We Offer Lawn mowing, Lawn Spraying, Pest Control and Fertilizer, Tree Pruning and Removal, Mulch, Sod and Landscaping Licensed & Insured. CALL Green Land Lawn Service (727)376-2325 Home Improvement. No Job too big or too small. We do it all! Construction, maintenence & renovations. Call Benjamin at 813-833-6140. Bayfront Building Solutions, Inc. Or email: one_call_does_all@yahoo.com SCREENING & RESCREENING SERVICES: Pool Enclosures, Lanais, Florida Rooms, Screen Rooms. Vinyl Film Windows, Vinyl Film Replacement, Vinyl Film Window Cleaning. Pressure Cleaning, Pool Enclosures, Pool Decks, Drives & Sidewalks. Licensed CBC 057155, Insured, Family Owned & Operated. Wayne Allen Building Contractor 727-842-6100. ADDITIONS & REMODELS: Complete design build services for Additions, Remodels, Kitchen and Bath Makeovers, Screen Enclosures, Universal Design, Storm Shutters, Soffit and Fascia Repairs. Local family owned and operated since 1990 – certified building contractor # CBC 057155 – www.mywabc.com. Wayne Allen Building Contractor 727-842-6100. Rios Cleaning, Inc. Residential and commercial. Family owned and operated. Over 15 years experience. References available upon request. Serving the Tri-county area since

Call Jim O’Reilly at 943-0551 to place your ad in the COLOR Classifieds your neighbors really do read! 1990. Licensed and insured. Call today for cleaning specials. Please call 727-514-1550 or email us at rioscleaninginc@yahoo.com Daily Money Manager - Need help with bill paying, correspondence, balancing checkbooks, organizing tax & other records, income tax preparation, payroll & tax deposits, transportation? Retired NY CPA provides customized personal financial services for anyone needing assistance to manage their monetary affairs. For a free consultation call Barry Poppel 727-267-1010. Reliable and honest cleaning lady offering professional cleaning service. I will also walk your pet and care for your home if in need of a vacation. Over 25 years of experience! If you are looking for an organized and efficient cleaning person, call today for appointment. 727-372-2823 or 727-505-4798 Is your PC Running Slow? We can run a complete diagnostic to see if you have any viruses, malware, spyware on your system or if you just need a memory upgrade. Do you have multiple computers and want them to "talk" to each other? We can help! Call 727498-5215 for help today! IF WE CAN'T FIX IT, IT'S FREE... GUARANTEED!

math, reading and writing (grades K-5). Personalized reading and writing instruction (grades K-12). Help your child achieve success and confidence with one on one support and assistance. References available upon request. Call Suzann @ 727 992-4574 Tutoring for elementary students by (retired) teacher with 35 years experience. Will personalize practice in reading, writing or math. References available. Watch your child gain more self-confidence as skills improve! Call Dianne @ 376-3700.

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Yoshukai Martial Arts and Self Defense Program. Ideal for teens and adults who want to learn practical self-defense skills in a relaxed and family friendly atmosphere. Build strength, stamina and coordination and learn at your own pace. Open enrollment ages 10 and up - $65/month - Monday and Wednesday (8:00 – 9:00 PM) at the James P. Gills Family Branch, YMCA. Please call 727-376-1760 or email the instructor at mkmendelson@yoshukai.org.

R E A L Low Cost Pressure Cleaning. Pool Cages, Pools Decks, Driveways (includes all sidewalks), Gutters, Eaves, House. Cage/ Deck/Drive Special: $185.00. Free Estimates - Licensed and Insured. PRESSURE CLEANING PASCO COUNTY SINCE 1995! Call Darin at (207-9176)

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Heritage Springs, Trinity. 55 and Over Gated Community. 3 BR, 2 BA, Computer room, living room, dining room, family room, breakfast area in kitchen. 2389 total sq. ft. Extended, 3 car garage. Enclosed, tiled lanai. Screen enclosed patio with spa overlooking pond. $325,000. Call 5059237

CONTRACTOR

Haze Electric, LLC. Electrical contractor, Residential, commercial, service, and troubleshooting. SMALL JOB SPECIALIST, reasonable rates, many references available. Do you have receptacles or switches that don’t work? Most problems are minor and easily fixed, but some could be the cause of lightning strikes or electrical surges Resulting in unsafe conditions for people and property! Please call me for a FREE estimate for any of your electrical needs. Joe Hazewski, Haze Electric, LLC ST. # ER13014549, Pasco # ER-05974, Pinellas# C-8122 .Ph. + text (727) 639-3295, email, HazeElectric@msn.com, licensed, insured, bonded

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FAMILY OWNED AND OWNER OPERATED ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR. Owner performs all jobs. We offer many services, from switch replacements to panel changes and spa hook ups. Reasonable rates. Keep this ad on your refrigerator, we do troubleshooting as well! Licensed, ER13013648, and insured. For all your electrical needs call CHARGER ELECTRICAL SERVICES @ 727-937-5999.

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