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Vol. 10, Issue 6, June 2014

Your neighborhood. Your magazine. The Premier “Shop Local” Community Magazine 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

Central Park Family Restaurant The Tastes of New York City in New Port Richey

Hurricane season is upon us, and it’s time to make sure that our most precious investments will be able to protect our most precious assets, come wind, come rain,

Experienced, Dedicated & Professional Owned by Ed Sharpe and his lovely wife, Natalie, Sharpe See “Sharpe Roofing” on page 54.

Red Cross Hurricane Tips........3 News Briefs...........................4-5 Calendar..................................6 The Event Factory............10-11 A Safari Dental...............14-15 Posh Paws Mobile Grooming...................18-19 Trinity Spin.........................20 Pacific Curbing.................22-23 Tampa Bay Youth Sports Expo..26-27 Trinity Oaks Pet Wellness Center...........................30-31 Denise Denver, Realtor......34-35 Monticciolo Family & Sedation Dentistry.......................38-39 Family Medical Centers.....42-43 SMARTstart...................46-47 Classified................................58

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and come hail. That’s why there’s no better time than the present to have your roof checked by one of the experienced professionals at Sharpe Professional Roofing. With 30 years of experience in protecting, repairing and replacing roofs in the Tampa Bay Area, Sharpe’s reputation for putting customers first makes them top notch. Located in Trinity, Sharpe Professional Roofing works with clients in Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties, dropping everything at a minute’s notice when needed, and rushing to people’s rescue when Florida’s weather strikes a punch. Of course, prevention and protection are preferred to super-hero rescues, but they’re prepared for all of the above. Michael Popovic, who recently had his roof done by Sharpe Professional Roofing gave them five stars and said, “[They are] great people, hard workers, they deliver on promised deadlines, and a beautiful roof! They are the best!”

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Central Park Family Restaurant’s menu reflects the diversity of flavors you’ll in New York City. The Central Park Family Restaurant in New Port Richey has been a huge hit with locals since it opened nearly seven years ago. It’s easy to see why, with its consistently great tasting, freshly prepared fare that comes at a great value, and in big portions! Located on State Road 54, Central Park Family Restaurant is known for its friendly service, expansive menu options and delicious choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner, making it the perfect neighborhood restaurant – diners come back over and over and never get bored with the menu. Central Park fan, Wendy, says, “Great food and people that strive to provide excellent service every time at very affordable prices. The menu is enormous

and you can be sure everyone will find something they will like. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner – you will not be feeling thinner because the portions are large. One of the best places around to enjoy a home cooked meal!” Chris Michael, Central Park Family Restaurant’s owner, is a devoted father and husband, and a dedicated businessman. He carries on the Michael’s Greek family tradition and strives to welcome each guest that enters his restaurant as he would family and friends. The Michael family has been serving New York style cooking for more than 37 years. The family opened their first Florida restaurant in 1991. Chris’ father Andy owns and runs the Square Plate in Pinellas Park, while his brother Charlie runs the Central Park Restaurant in Temple Terrace.

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Red Cross Offers Safety Tips for Hurricanes The American Red Cross urges residents throughout Florida and communities across the country be prepared for this year’s hurricane that runs from June 1 through November 30. “Preparedness is critical when it comes to life-threatening disasters such as hurricanes,” said Linda Carbone, CEO of Florida’s West Coast Region and the Tampa Bay Chapter. “It’s important that families and individuals make time to build an emergency kit, create an evacuation plan, and download the Red Cross Hurricane App to help make it through the next storm safely.” A 2013 survey by the American Red Cross and The Weather Channel found that few Americans living in coastal counties have taken necessary action to prepare for severe tropical storms and hurricanes. Only about half of those surveyed have an evacuation plan or a plan for communicating with family members if they are separated. Nearly a third of people did not have an emergency kit with supplies. Even communities far inland from the coast can experience hurricanes de-

pending on the course of the storm, often with the threat of powerful winds and widespread flooding. In addition, strong rip currents even at large distances from the storm can threaten those at the beach many miles away. Prepare Before The Storm Hurricanes are powerful and dangerous storms. They can bring heavy rains that cause major flooding, destructive winds that down power lines, uproot trees and damage homes, and storm surges that travel several miles inland destroying everything in its path. As hurricane season approaches, it is important to know the difference between the threat levels. • A Hurricane Watch is when conditions are a threat within 48 hours. It’s then time to review your hurricane plans. Get ready to act if a warning is issued, and stay informed. • A Hurricane Warning is when conditions are expected within 36 hours. It’s then time to complete your storm preparations and leave the area if directed to do so by authorities. Now is the time for families and

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individual to build an emergency kit and create an evacuation plan. Download the Hurricane App The free Red Cross Hurricane App puts real time information on hurricane safety at your fingertips. This app, which has more than 970,000 downloads, is a must have for anyone who lives in an area where a hurricane may strike or has loved ones who do. Features of the Hurricane App include information on Red Cross shelters and a toolkit with a flashlight, strobe light and alarm. The one-touch “I’m Safe” button lets someone instantly tell family and friends they are okay. People who are traveling or have loved ones in hurricane-prone areas can also use the app to receive weather alerts. The Hurricane App can be found in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store for Android by searching for American Red Cross. Learn more about all of the Red Cross mobile apps at redcross.org/mobileapps. Learn more about hurricane preparedness at redcross.org.

Trinity Area Neighborhood News & Lifestyles Directly mailed once a month to nearly 18,000 households in zip code 34655. 220 Safford Ave. S. Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 Phone: (727) 943-0551; Fax: (727) 942-2432 Advertising E-mail: info@neighborhoodnewsfl.com Editorial E-mail: editorialdept@neighborhoodnewsfl.com © 2014 Trinity Area Neighborhood News & Lifestyles is published by Ads 2 Publications, Inc. Publisher Tim Selby General Manager Jim O’Reilly Editor Kim Thomas Advertising Sales Matt Selby Jared Nager Jim O’Reilly Alexis Selby Billing Manager Doreen Selby

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more, call 727-376-9007. CARES Travel Club plans day trips and travel excursions for older adults. The travel club has locations at CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Enrichment Center in Hudson and CARES Elfers Center in New Port Richey (www.caresfl.org). SSMS Odyssey of the Mind Team Returns from World Finals!

Louis Bruno presents check to Bill Aycrigg & Tom Moran of CARES A $1,000 check presentation was made to CARES to help support their mission to improve the quality of life and independence for area seniors. The donation was a result of fundraising incentives made by Royal Caribbean through www.cruisewithlou.com. Louis Bruno helps groups such as CARES, a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization, plan cruises and receive fundraising incentives. To learn

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Neighborhood News & Lifestyles sends out a big “Welcome Home” to the seven brilliant young students from Seven Springs Middle School and their coach who recently returned from the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Iowa State University! Coach Rasila Ramariya and the Odyssey of the Mind

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team members – Nicole Kindel, Caden Hawkins, Coach Rasila Ranpariya, Hersh Ranpariya, Erika Greene, Yusuf Saeed, Riya Choksi, Shruti Patel – were so excited to represent Florida. They wrote the following about this great experience. From the SSMS Odyssey of the Mind Team: “Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will.” This was just what we had in mind when we had our first Odyssey of the Mind meeting. Creativity wasn’t just a tool we carried with us while walking down this adventurous road of Odyssey of the Mind but imagination, technology, mechanics, and art were also some of the key points. That was what brought us to Iowa State University where the Odyssey of the Mind 2014 World Finals was held. It really is amazing how far we’ve made it. For the students on our team experienced with OM, making it to World was like a dream come true. We would have never imagined making it this far. Though there was lots of work involved, we’ve had many great moments together and built long-lasting friendships with one another. It’s hard to talk

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about how we worked so well with each other when each us were so different. One was a serious, always working person and the other was a relaxed one. One had a brain that cooperated with mechanics well while the other did with style and art. It seemed all so sudden even though we had been working for countless evenings improving costumes, or making entirely new backdrops. It just seemed like yesterday when we were first performing our skit in front of the regional judges. All of us know that we have worked hard for that moment when we were awarded at the state tournament the highest award, Ranatra Fusca. The joy that came from earning this prestigious award is what has given us the ambition to keep going with our heads held high so that we can go not only for the experience, but for the first place trophy.” Random Acts of Flowers Celebrates 40,000th Recycled Floral Delivery Milestone & 3,700 Have Been Delivered Locally by RAF Pinellas Random Acts of Flowers (RAF), a Knoxville, TN based nonprofit charity celebrated its 40,000th floral delivery milestone on Tuesday, June 3, while locally the Random Acts of Flowers

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Pinellas celebrated helping to reach the 40,000 bouquet mark by reaching its own milestone of 3,700 deliveries of recycled flower bouquets that have been delivered to local hospitals and assisted living facilities, putting smiles on the faces of patients every week. Pam Ora and Monica Kok of the local RAF Pinellas invited Neighborhood News & Lifestyles to Medical Center of Trinity when volunteers from RAF Pinellas pulled up with a van full of beautiful flowers that would mark the local chapter’s 3,700th delivery to patients who otherwise wouldn’t receive any flowers or possibly not even many visitors. Pam said, “One of the deliveries today both the patient and Leah got tears in their eyes because the patient was so shocked that she was receiving flowers. People are stunned that they

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get flowers from RAF. It was sweet to see. Monica and I are enjoying the mission so much and our volunteers who make the bouquets are so happy to be here every time they come. It really is going better than we ever imagined. We started getting Publix flowers a few weeks ago from 12 stores and that has really helped us grow. We are now going to Bay Pines VA Hospital and we delivered to St. Joe’s Women’s hospital to high-risk moms on bed rest. We are growing by leaps and bounds and loving every minute of it.” For more information about Random Acts of Flowers Pinellas, visit RAFPinellas.org.

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Community Calendar Senior Sports IncludingTennis, Golf and Bowling Senior Sports would like to gather players to play Tennis in the Land O’ Lakes/Wesley Chapel/Lutz areas of Pasco County. Senior Sports meets to play golf each Wednesday at a variety of rotating courses. Bowling is every Thursday at 12:30 p.m. in Lutz. Meet many new friends in fun and fitness! We are also interested in Indoor Volleyball play…call now. Please call Walt Bockmiller to register your interest at 813-527-8211. Tarpon Springs Wine Walk Sat., Jul. 19, 4–8 PM––The Tarpon Springs Merchants Association is hosting a Wine Walk, which will include over 35 merchants throughout the city of Tarpon Springs. Participants will receive a souvenir wine glass and visit various merchants for wine tastings, appetizers, prizes and special offers. The event starts at the Chamber Of Commerce, 111 E. Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs or Wine at the Docks 828 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon

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Springs. There will be a shuttle to bring participants to the various destinations. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 at www.tarponspringsfloridausa.com or the day of the event for $25 at the Chamber Of Commerce or Wine at the Docks. For additional information call 727-4331488. Pasco County Morton Plant Mease Support Groups Calendar WELLNESS/PARENTING Sat., Jul. 26, 9 AM––The Basics of Prepared Childbirth – Express, Morton Plant Mease Outpatient Center at the 1st Floor Conference Room, Fee: $25. WELLNESS/OTHER Tues., Jul. 22, 5:30–6:30 PM (4th Tuesday monthly)––Bariatric Support Group, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital in the Starkey Tower: Meeting Rooms 2 & 3. Mon., Jul. 7, 14, 21 and 28 (Every Monday), 1–3 PM––CPAP / BI PAP Clinic at the Morton Plant North Bay Hospital in the Medical

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Arts Building, Sleep Disorders Center. Tues., Jul. 1 (1st Tuesday, Monthly), 1:30 PM––Ostomy Support Group –Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Extra Dining Room next to Cafeteria. Thurs., Jul. 31 (Last Thursday, Monthly), 10:30 AM––Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Starkey Tower, Bekesh Education and Conference Center. Phone Number for All Events (727) 953-6877 or visit online at www.BayCareEvents.org. Support groups and classes are free to the public unless fee is noted. LOCATION SITES: Morton Plant Mease Outpatient Center, 2102 Trinity Oaks Blvd., Trinity Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey Reaching Out to Long-Term Care Residents Florida's Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program has advocate positions available in the Pinellas and Pasco county areas. Volunteers visit with residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult-family care homes to ensure they are treated with dignity and

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respect. Training and certification are provided and volunteers participate in council meetings, administrative assessments and complaint resolution in facilities. Candidates need to: enjoy working with seniors and those with disabilities; plan to volunteer 20+ hours a month; pass a background check (paid for by the Program); complete certification training; communicate well; attend a monthly meeting All interested individuals who care about protecting the health, safety, welfare and rights of long-term care facility residents – who often have no one else to advocate for them – are encouraged to call ombudsman.myflorida.com, search for us on Facebook or call 727588-6912 or toll free at 1-888-8310404. The local council meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at St. Anne's Byzantine Catholic Church, 7012 Massachusetts Avenue in New Port Richey, to discuss the program’s current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. Next council meeting is on June 19, 2014. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend.

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Entertain Like Royalty at The Event Factory & Event Factory Studios!

By Julie Kanehl Walking into The Event Factory is like stepping out of real life and into a fairytale. It’s true. From the outside you would never know that an entirely

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different world waits beyond the doors. Located at 7565 Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, on the outside it looks like a small boutique in a strip plaza. But just like any magical story worth its salt, you’ll find that you can’t

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judge a book by its cover. Inside, you and your guests will find yourselves immersed in a 50,000-square-foot facility that has been transformed into a gorgeous new world. Like walking onto the set of a high-end production, The Event Factory has created a detailed and elegant setting where your event will take center stage, and you can be the star. What’s better than one magical place to celebrate your Quinceañera, your wedding or your corporate event? Two! Event Factory Studios, located 12306 S.R. 52 in Hudson, Florida, is an enchanting, freestanding facility that sits on seven acres of Florida woodlands, offering guests an exclusive and private experience in addition to the creativity and décor that waits inside. Alicia Snow, CFO and Event Coordinator of the Hudson location, will help you plan your royal gala. The Diamond Ballroom

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and Chapel can seat 190 guests. Event Factory Studios is an 11,000sq.-ft. country-club-like facility that offers the same level of service and expertise that the guests of the original Event Factory in Tampa have come to expect. The Event Factory has created a stress-free, all-inclusive event solution by creating a magical world that is both spacious, yet indoors and away from Florida’s unpredictable elements. Thinking of every detail, the professionals who created The Event Factory make it their top priority to make your event a success. The Event Factory packages include access to one of their fully decorated ballrooms, catering by one of their many trusted vendors, non-alcoholic beverages, photography, videography and DJ services. It’s affordable, and they’ve even left off the gratuity and service fees. There are packages for nearly

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The Event Factory and Event Factory Studios makes it easy to have the party you have been dreaming of. every budget, every size event, and they even offer payment plans so that every girl can feel like royalty, even if she doesn’t have a diamond tiara. Christina, who had her wedding at The Event Factory, says, “We had a beautiful wedding at the Event Factory! It comes pre-decorated and it’s like walking into a fairy tale. I could not have been happier with the service we received and the quality of the pictures. The greatest part of everything was that most of the services that were needed were included in the package we booked. We only had to book an officiant and buy bouquet flowers and boutonnieres. We have over 200 pictures of our wedding and they look very professional and tasteful. I would highly recommend this to anyone that is looking for any easy way to plan your wedding. It was simple and I didn’t have to stress over finding 20 different vendors to do everything.” The Royal History Owner Harry Simon Jr. was raised in St. Petersburg, didn’t set out to create one of Florida’s premier event venues, but that’s exactly what he and his wife Carmen ended up doing! The history of The Event Factory began when Simon was just a teenager who was fascinated by some of the new motorized figures that he

had seen at a local Christmas shop, which focused on elaborate train sets. Soon he was creating his own animated figures and the very same Christmas shop that inspired him soon began ordering from him and teaching him how to share his business. Simon’s company grew quickly and before long his list of clients included Walt Disney Parks, Sea World, Busch Gardens, Cypress Gardens, and Spencer Gifts, to name a few. Simon’s sets were elaborate and beautiful, and people approached him wanting to use his showroom to for special events, weddings and elaborate dinner parties, which led to him opening The Event Factory in 1996. The Castle Ballroom was complete in 1998, and people loved it. It wasn’t until Simon met and married his lovely wife, Carmen, (they had a Disney themed wedding in the Castle Ballroom where each of her bridesmaids got to be one of the princesses!) that they realized that they should create a one-stop-shop by bringing everything under one roof. People wanted to have all kinds of events at The Event Factory, so they created packages for those events as well. Whether you’re planning a huge corporate party, like Home Depot and Busch Gardens have done for their employees, are planning an anniver-

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sary party, a prom, a Bar Mitzvah or even a child’s party, The Event Factory has created a package for it. The Event Factory and Event Factory Studios host more than 200 events per year and have positive reviews on wedding sites such as The Knot and Wedding Wire. Entertain Like Royalty Complete with dressing rooms, private photography studios, and even a rental facility for gowns, The Event Factory will have you feeling like a princess on your day. If you love the idea of making a grand entrance into your reception on a Cinderella carriage that emerges from the fog, or holding court over your entire entourage with a view that will make sure that you don’t miss a thing, while still being front and center, you’ll love this venue. Or if arriving in an open-air Hummer is more your speed, they’ve got that too. You can incorporate your personal style into their jaw-dropping soundstage and create exactly the event you’ve imagined. The Tampa location features The Castle Ballroom, which can seat between 200-500 guests comfortably, and the Celestial Swan Ballroom, which is for a slightly smaller event, making this the perfect venue for any King to marry his Queen, or for any princess to come of age. In fact, two Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had their weddings here! There’s a beautiful chapel inside, and a walkway reminiscent of an English garden or an enchanted forest to guide your guests through the evening, from

ceremony to hors d’oeuvres and cocktails to the reception. “Most of the people who come to us, use our chapel once they’ve seen it,” says Simon. “We designed the chapel and each of our ballrooms to have state-of-the-art sound equipment, and created a places where our photographers and videographers would be able to capture the day without being in the way of the ceremony or blessing.” Each ballroom envelops guests into a story, as they move seamlessly from ceremony to cocktail hour and to the reception without having to step foot outside. Speaking of cocktails, you can bring your own alcohol and hire your own bartender! (If you don’t know one that’s ok, they’ve got a long list of excellent ones). If you’ve ever planned an elaborate event, you can appreciate the kind of savings that this can mean on the budget. While each ballroom is set up for a royal affair, and completely ready for your guests, many people choose to personalize their event, and The Event Factory makes it easy. They have a few popular themes at the ready, including Phantom of the Opera and Hollywood Glamour. However, Event Factory can create whatever theme you’d like – the sky’s the limit, really, because that’s the beauty of the entire concept. It can be whatever you need it to be, but most people’s favorite part is that it’s already perfect the way it is. If you are celebrating a momentous occasion or special event, The Event Factory and Event Factory Studios will help you create an experience that you and your guests will never forget. Hurry in for a tour, as dates are filling up fast at both locations! The Event Factory’s location is 7565 W. Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa. Event Factory Studios is located at 12306 S.R. 52 in Hudson. For more information or to schedule an appointment to tour either facility, please call the Tampa office at 813- 806-0026, visit the website at www.TheEventFactory.com or you may email TheEventFactory@verizon.net.

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A Safari Dental Makes Both Parents and Kids Smile! By Dara Tucker I want the best for my children. Not the best clothes or latest toys, but the best experiences; especially the ones that will set the foundation for their future. As parents, our hope is the choices we make now regarding our children’s health and education will stay with them as adults, and that they will value both. As an adult who had a great pediatric dentist, I am amazed how many of my peers will endure the agony of a toothache, rather than see a dentist – often because of a bad experience they had when they were younger. Dr. Frank Pettinato II at A Safari Dental, on Rowan Rd. in New Port Richey is creating a great dental health foundation for my children, and many others in our area. Frank Pettinato II, D.M.D, M.S. earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2001 from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in Gainesville. He attended the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond

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Frank Pettinato II, DMD (center) and his staff at A Safari Dental focus on making your child’s dental experience so positive that they will actually want to go to the dentist! where he completed two years of pediatric residency and earned both his Certificate of Specialty Training in Pediatric Dentistry and a Master of Science degree. “When I first entered dental school I was trying to decide which area I wanted to specialize in,” explained Dr. Pettinato. “My wife pointed out to me that whenever the opportunity was available, I was in

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the pediatric clinic helping out. It became obvious that dental pediatrics was the specialization for me.” Dr. Pettinato’s father, Frank Pettinato, Sr., is a longtime pediatric dentist in Tampa. “I always enjoyed helping out during the weekends when my father would go into the office,” said Dr. Pettinato. “Now my-

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self, and two of my sisters all practice pediatric dentistry,” said Dr. Pettinato. A Safari Dental makes kids a priority. Children’s movies play on a TV in the waiting room (same movie is playing in each of the exam rooms, so your child won’t miss even a scene), as well as eight TVs hooked

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up to video games. Brightly colored jungle animals in the waiting room exam rooms reflect the safari theme. The exam area features two different child-sized sinks and mirrors, as well as smaller dental chairs, which are much less intimidating. I love how the dental hygienists take time to call the children by their name, and introduce themselves to the children. Parents can choose to go back with their child, or stay in the waiting room. The dental hygienists communicate over a headset system to let the doctor know the patient is ready without having to leave the room. They can communicate if it’s a first dental visit, or even if they need extra assistance. When Dr. Pettinato examined my daughter, and counted her teeth, “One princess tooth, two princess teeth . . .” she beamed. Superior attention, a child-centered philosophy, state-of-the-art sterilization and technology are just a few reasons to choose A Safari Dental. And, Dr. Pettinato really cares. If your child has a dental emergency such as injury or an abscess, even on the weekend, you can call the office.

Dr. Pettinato also performs orthodontic work in his office, and offers sedation for dental work. A Safari Dental accepts most major insurances, and the state program, Florida Healthy Kids. And the kids will love their goodie bag and a token for the treasure towers! A Safari Dental is located at 4427 Rowan Rd. in New Port Richey and is open Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–6:30 p.m., and one Saturday a month for your convenience. To set an appointment, please call 727-834-8585.

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Posh Paws Mobile Grooming Gives Your Pets the Royal Treatment! By Julie Kanehl If you haven’t seen the Posh Paws Mobile Grooming van in Trinity yet, you’re bound to, because Posh Paws is gaining a reputation for being a favorite grooming choice for pet owners! The Posh Paws van is a full service

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pet salon on wheels, and the best part is they come right to you! Pets all over town are getting their before and after shots, and to be honest, a few of them are starting to act like divas, so if you start noticing how good looking and happy the pets in the area are, it’s probably because they are being

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pampered by Posh Paws Mobile Grooming! Local resident and owner Taya Stuthers has always loved animals and she wanted to have a career where she was doing something that she was passionate about, so she attended the Tampa Bay Pet Grooming Academy with the goal of creating a fun-loving and safe grooming company. At the academy she learned the proper techniques and skills that allow her to feel at-ease working with the many different animal breeds out there. This training is extensive and includes nearly 300 hours of education. This knowledge makes Taya an excellent choice for carefully grooming your beloved pet. The Posh Paws Mobile Grooming van is air-conditioned and even heated during the cooler months, so that your pet will always be comfortable, no matter what the Florida weather is doing outside! Also, your pets will even have the option of watching their favorite shows while at the salon, and what doggie doesn’t love that? The best part of choosing a mobile pet grooming service like Posh Paws is that she comes to your

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door! That means you can avoid difficult, and sometimes messy, car rides to and from the salon. Many pets stay home, and if they get in the car become fearful that they are going to the vet. Make your pet’s grooming experience a completely relaxing one for them and especially for you by choosing Posh Paws. Another advantage of Posh Paws Mobile Grooming is that you get to avoid the pet “meet-and-greet” that typically takes place in the lobby of most pet salons. With Posh Paws Mobile Grooming your pet will not be exposed to other animals and is never left alone. While some groomers leave your pet to “crate dry” for hours, Taya personally dries your pet’s fur, so they not only look fantastic, but they feel fantastic too! That means that your pet receives a private grooming experience, which can be less stressful, and even safer! Taya has been traveling around town prettying-up pups for just a year, and yet, word of mouth is spreading quickly! Izzy Borczyk said, “My dogs are usually shy around new people, but they both instantly loved Taya. She treated them like spoiled princesses and they were so happy

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after she was done! They both looked beautiful and my family was very impressed. The van was spotless and Taya is a natural with animals! It is hard to find a good trustworthy groomer that truly loves animals, but I will gladly bring my dogs back. I highly recommend Posh Paws!” Squeaky Clean from Ears to Paws! The menu of services at Posh Paws Mobile Grooming is awesome. They offer both packages and a la carte services, just like a human salon! From their full-service grooming option to special services including tooth-brushing, nail polishing

and facials, your pup will be excited when that bright pink van pulls up to your home! Full-service grooming at Posh Paws includes a bath, a blow dry, a careful cleaning of their ears and sensitive areas, trimming of pads, tail and nails, and a haircut for their face and body. Anal glands sometimes need expressed, and Taya can do that upon request. If your pet doesn’t quite need a full-service grooming experience, Posh Paws offers the “Face, Feet & Tail” treatment! This is includes a bath and a blow dry, an ear cleaning, as well as a cleaning of those sensitive areas, pads

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and tail trimming, and a haircut on their face. There’s also a “Bath, Ears & Nails” option that includes a bath, blow-dry, a nail trimming and an ear cleaning! If your pet only needs a nailtrim, that’s always an option, too. Taya is easy to talk to and can help guide you to pick a package that suits your pet’s current needs. She has a way with animals that puts them at ease, and she has a talent for making them look their best! A la carte services include the Blueberry Facial, which is the perfect way to take away tearstains in your furbaby’s face! Safe, relaxing and a real treat, your pup will look, feel and smell beautiful after this amazing spa experience! Other options include nail painting, de-matting and even a Furminator treatment, which can reduce shedding by as much as 80%! Another happy customer said, “We had our precious pup Rosie groomed by Taya at Posh Paws Mobile Grooming. Taya was right on time, and consulted with me on what I needed done. She did a fantastic Job and Rosie was groomed exactly the way I wanted her done. Taya’s van was meticulous and I felt so comfortable with the whole experience. I

have recommended her to several friends, who have all been thrilled with Posh Paws. I would highly recommend Posh Paws mobile grooming to anyone who is thinking of having their dog groomed.” If you are looking for an excellent and trustworthy groomer who will make it easy on your pet, your lifestyle and your wallet, look no further than Posh Paws Mobile Grooming! They accept all breeds, and if you have a menagerie of pets, Posh Paws can handle them all! Barb Mistretta said, “Taya had no idea what she was getting into, when she agreed to take on our 4 Corgis at one time! She did an excellent job and we would highly recommend her to all!” Posh Paws Mobile Grooming serves: Trinity, New Port Richey, Tarpon Springs, Odessa, Palm Harbor, East Lake, Land O’Lakes and Lutz. Posh Paws’ hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Mon. – Fri. To make an appointment or for additional information, please call (727) 992-2376 or visit online at poshpawsmobilegrooming.com. Email is PoshPaws7@gmail.com.

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Grand Opening of TRINITY SPIN at Hammer Time Fitness!

Trinity Spin offers a great way to get in shape fast! Spinning classes are one of the hottest fitness trends in the country and now Trinity has a new designated Spin Studio recently opened on Seven Springs Boulevard! Spinning classes are group workouts on station-

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ary exercise bikes in which participants go through a series of phases, from warm-ups to more intense levels and back to cool-downs, all set to motivating, high energy music. TRINITY SPIN at Hammer Time Fitness features dimmed lighting with laser lights and videos to set the mood for a calorie-burning ride. The studio features two brands of bikes, and the Spinner NXT models have the clip or cage option. Trinity Spin classes are led by six of the most dynamic and motivational certified instructors in the area! Schwinn certified spin instructor and owner Christine, says, “In a typical spinning class, our clients can expect to burn 600 to 900 calories while strengthening their lower bodies. We encourage riders to bring along a heart-rate strap to track your heart rate and calories burned.” Classes are for all fitness levels, beginners to advanced competitors. Spinning is a low impact activity so knees, hips and feet are not compromised. Trinity Spin’s flexible schedule offers spinning classes days and evenings, as early as 5:30 a.m. and as late as 7 p.m., during the week and weekends at the cozy spinning boutique. For more information, contact Christine at 727-916-1655 or reserve your ride online at www.TrinitySpin.com . Trinity Spin is located at 2329 Seven Springs Blvd. in New Port Richey.

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Pacific Curbing “Enhance Your Garden Design with Concrete Curbing”

By Marcy Sanford Does your landscaping need a facelift? Are weeds and rundown borders ruining the look of your home or business? Concrete curbing is an easy, cost-effective way to update your yard or landscaping. Besides looking beautiful, there are many benefits to concrete curbing. Pacific Curbing, the area’s leading company

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for decorative concrete landscape curbing, can help you create a look you will love that will also enhance your landscaping. “Concrete curbing is more economical and more durable than traditional borders,” says Pacific Curbing Owner Miryana Long. “Concrete curbing will not move around like bricks do; it will not rot like wood does; and it won’t break like plastic

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will. Once we have installed concrete curbing for you, it will last for at least 7 years. When it starts to fade a bit, a simple reseal is all that is needed to bring back the original color.” Flexible Shape: While you might not think of flexibility when you think of concrete, concrete curbing is actually more flexible than traditional borders. It can be shaped to contain any area. You don’t have to worry about trying to make bricks fit or trying to bend plastic. If you want curves, Pacific Curbing can give you curves. If you want straight lines, they can easily do that as well. Pacific Curbing will adjust the border to whatever shape or size you want. Once Pacific Curbing has finished your project, you’ll have an attractive border edging that enhances your landscaping and serves as a weed and grass barrier. Pacific Curb-

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ing can install concrete curbing around trees, flowerbeds, and sidewalks. Really there is no limit to what Pacific Curbing can do, if you have an area that needs curbing, they can help you out. Each job is custom mixed and poured on site so that you can create an original border to fit your unique style. Beautiful Patterns: Pacific Curbing can apply a wide variety of patterns and stamps to create a unique and custom curb just or you. Stamped borders can be made to look like brick or stone. Rollers can be made to look like wood or slate. The possibilities are endless. Custom Colors: Pacific Curbing can also create a wide variety of colors for you. From calm blues to natural browns, elegant reds to traditional buffs, Pacific Curbing can help you create a look to enhance

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your house, business, and landscaping. With the beautiful color options at Pacific Curbing, you’re sure to find a color to match your home’s exterior or add a beautiful contrast to your existing color scheme. Newest Looks: Pacific Curbing has also just introduced one of the newest trends in concrete curbing: Belgium Block. Pacific Curbing is the only company in the area to offer this elegant option. Professional Care: Pacific Curb-

ing’s professional crew will not hurt or mess up your yard or current landscaping. Most jobs can be finished in one day and you’re sure to be pleased with the results. “We were delighted with the work Pacific Curbing did for our condominium complex. They enclosed approximately 600 feet of landscaping. We love the way it looks,” says Pacific Curbing Client Liz Almond. “They did an excellent job. Throughout the project they

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kept the work site clean and did not mess up any existing landscaping. All our residents love the way it looks. Pacific Curbing’s employees were so professional that we didn’t hear any complaints from our residents during the time the work was being done.” Give Pacific Curbing a call today to find out how they can help you add value to your property and enhance the look of your home or business. Miryana will come to your house or business and give you a free

estimate and consultation about the best curbing solution for your needs. Pacific Curbing recently presented the benefits of decorative, stamped curbing at the Home Association and Condo Show at the Convention Center. Call Pacific Curbing today to schedule your free consultation and estimate at 813-770-442; visit www.pacific-curbing.com online for more information.

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Kids Can Learn from the Pros at the Tampa Bay Youth Sports Expo Professional Athletes, Trainers and Sports Experts to Offer Interactive Experience; Derrick Brooks featured as Keynote Speaker On Saturday, July 19, 2014, kids of all ages with big league dreams will have the opportunity to learn from the pros at the annual Tampa Bay Youth Sports Expo presented by The Skills Center, a non-profit, sport-based youth development organization. Held at the Tampa Convention Center, this one-day event will gather professional athletes, trainers and sports experts to offer an interactive experience where youth sport teams can learn new skills both on and off the field. “We wanted to create an event that would demonstrate the importance of positive youth sports in the Tampa Bay area and provide a day of sports-focused educational workshops, trainings and resources that the community really needs,” said Ken Roberts, Director of Business Development for The Skills Center and Chair of the Tampa Bay Youth

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Sports Expo committee. “This is a great opportunity for kids, parents, coaches and athletic program administrators to learn from the best.” The Expo will feature Interactive Skills Zones where professional sports teams, including the Tampa Bay Rays, Buccaneers, Lightning and Storm, will put on a series of scheduled sport clinics and demonstrations for girls and boys ages 6 to 15. In addition to baseball, football, baseball and hockey, other zones will feature top trainers and professional athletes from soccer, tennis, golf, cheer & dance, volleyball and more. While the kids participate in the Interactive Skills Zones, parents, coaches, and youth program administrators will have the opportunity to attend a series of on-site educational workshops. Presented by local and national youth sports organizations and leading sport experts, the work-

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shops will address topics including: positive coaching techniques, positive sport based youth development, sports injury prevention, sports nutrition, preparing your student athlete for college, and much more. At the Tampa Bay Youth Sports Expo, Derrick Brooks, legendary Tampa Bay Buccaneer linebacker and 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, will serve as the keynote speaker and share the impact that academics and sports have played in his life. This year, Tampa native and NBA-player John Henson, along with a team of coaches will conduct

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The John Henson Experience, a one day clinic at the Expo to bring awareness and resources to support qualified coaches in the Tampa Bay area. “Together, we are creating jobs for qualified coaches to be year-

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round role models for our youth. The basketball camp is just the beginning of the impact we hope to make,” said John Henson. Current and retired professional athletes and coaches from local professional sport teams will also be on hand to meet and greet fans in the Expo’s Autograph Zone. “Sports can benefit our kids and our communities in so many ways, teaching them life and leadership skills that will serve them well on the playing field, in the classroom and throughout their lives,” said Roberts This event is being sponsored by Bright House Networks, the Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Storm, The Skills Center, Up2Us, The DeBartolo Family Foundation, C3 Media and The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County. The Tampa Bay Youth Sports Expo will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Tampa Convention Center. Doors open at 9 a.m. with Skills Zones, workshops and other events scheduled throughout the day. Admission is just $7 for individual tickets and $100 for teams in ad-

vance. Registration is now open at www.tbyse.com. Sponsorship and vendor opportunities are available. To learn more about the Tampa Bay Youth Sports Expo and to see the full schedule of events, visit www.TBYSE.com or call 813-703-1324 ext. 105. About the Tampa Bay Sports Youth Expo TBYSE is a one day interactive, team oriented event to educate, train and empower athletes, parents, coaches and sports administrators on effective youth development through sports. About The Skill Center Formed in 2007, The Skills Center’s mission is to intentionally utilize athletics as the mechanism to accelerate academic achievement, build character, and promote health & fitness for young people ages 3-18 in Tampa Bay. Using sports as a powerful learning tool, the organization teaches youth how to transfer the skills learned naturally through sports to other environments in their lives like school, home and community.

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People & Pets Love Trinity Oaks Pet Wellness Center By Julie Kanehl We sure do love and adore our family pets, don’t we? From the moment they come home, they make our days sweeter, our nights happier, and bring a lot of laughter into our lives. That’s why it’s so important to take an active role in their health by keeping them up to date on their vaccines, protecting them from pests, and treating them quickly when something seems amiss. The best way to do that is to partner with a veterinarian group that you trust, and can count on to be there for you and your pet. For many people and pets in our area, that veterinarian group is Trinity Oaks Pet Wellness Center. Trinity Oaks Pet Wellness Center is conveniently located at 10003 Trinity Boulevard, near the western entrance of Foxwood and across from the Champion’s Club entrance. Since 2006, families from all over town have been taking their pets to Trinity Oaks Pet Wellness Center for their pets’ medical, boarding, dental and grooming needs. A full-service animal hospi-

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tal, the experienced and compassionate staff is able to utilize the state-ofthe-art facility to give pets the kind of care they need, from fleas to fractures and everything in between. The office is clean, welcoming, and of course, pet-friendly! They treat cats, dogs, and now exotic pets like birds, reptiles, rabbits, guinea pigs, and chinchillas. The veterinarians are adept at performing a variety of common procedures including spaying or neutering, applying soft tissue orthopedic techniques, and performing xrays and blood work draws in the “in-house” lab. No matter what your pets’ needs, you can rest assured that your pets will lovingly be given care quickly and efficiently. Local resident, Kristin Nicole Schmidt, says, “Dr. Phillips and Dr. Watson, and the entire staff at Trinity Oaks Pet Wellness Center take wonderful care of our golden-doodle, Ryker!” Pets Give Dr. Watson A Round of A-Paws! You know that you’re at the right place when the pets are happy

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to come on in. Maybe that’s because Wendy Watson, D.V.M and Stephany Phillips, D.V.M., truly love what they do and it shows. Kelly Omalia, who takes her kitties to Trinity Oaks Pet Wellness Center, says, “I love everyone [there]. They all always take great care of my girls.” When Dr. Wendy Watson was growing up in Kentucky, she thought that maybe she’d be a Vet Tech, and that’s what she went to school to study, but she was told by a professor that she should go all the way with it, and she persevered, competing for a program at Auburn University that only accepted so many. After graduating from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, she worked at

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Dr. Wendy Watson & Dr. Stephany Phillips an animal hospital in St. Petersburg for 12 years. Dr. Watson, who specializes in cats and dogs, says, “My experience there had a great influence on me. They taught me how to bond with clients and how to put pets’ needs first.” While she loved it there, it was a dream of hers to open her own animal

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hospital. After a lot of hard work, that dream became a reality in 2006, and Trinity Oaks Pet Wellness Center was born. It’s this dogged (excuse the pun) determination and fierce approach to doing what she thinks is right and speaking her mind about it, that sets Dr. Watson apart. While wholeheartedly valuing and respecting the opinions of her pet owners, she’s a doctor you can trust to tell you what she thinks and what she would do if your pet were her own. She says, “I really try to treat people the way I’d treat my mom, and the way I’d treat my own dog.” She adds, “I also tell people what I would do to my own dog, but I respect people’s decisions and wishes even though they may be different than my own.” Birds of a Feather Stick Together with Dr. Stephany Phillips! Dr. Stephany Phillips is originally from Clearwater, but her journey to become a veterinarian took her to Georgia, where she attended Georgia Tech, and then to Australia where she earned a Veterinary Medicine degree from Murdoch University. After returning to the United States, she worked at a nearby veterinarian and

avian hospital before joining Trinity Oaks Pet Wellness Center a year ago in 2013. Dr. Phillips says, “It’s so homey here. There’s a level of friendliness and support for our clients, their pets and their families that is unique.” While she works with dogs and cats on a day-to-day basis, Dr. Phillips specializes in exotic animals like birds, reptiles, rabbits, guinea pigs and chinchillas. Dr. Phillips says, “Exotics are harder to take care of because they’re not like cats and dogs, and many of them have very specific diets, habits and needs.” Passionate about detecting disease, slowing it down and stopping it if possible, Dr. Phillips takes heart in protecting animals from suffering. She says the real way to help pets to live long, happy lives is to bring them in for regular well visits. “Cats often get left out because they don’t tell you they’re sick until it’s too late,” says Dr. Phillips. “Yearly blood work and lab work can help catch things early and preserve the life and health of your cat and other pets.” Dedicated to helping pets live the healthiest lives possible, Dr. Watson

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and Dr. Phillips are there to help when the time comes that a beloved pet is suffering. Their incredible, experienced staff takes the loss of a pet very seriously. They go out of their way to make sure that your pet is at peace, and to bring comfort to the humans left behind. Cassie CranThe veterinarians and staff at Trinity Oaks Pet Wellness dall wrote a note Center will give loving, excellent care to your pets. of thanks, saying, “Dr Watson and all the staff are absolutely wonderful. I Phillips are there and ready to be a partner with you in your pet’s health. can’t thank them enough for everything that they do. The love and supTrinity Oaks Pet Wellness port they all have is amazing. Thank Center is located at 10003 Trinity you for all from the bottom of our Blvd. in Trinity. Office hours are hearts for all you have done up to the Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and final moments of our Sierra girl.” 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. on Sat. The If you’re looking for an animal office is closed on Sun. For more hospital that will take care of your information or to make an appointfamily pet with care, respect, dignity and expertise, choose Trinity Oaks Pet ment, call 727-375-2882, or visit the website, trinityoakspwc.com. Wellness Center. Dr. Watson and Dr.

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By Julie Kanehl Whether you’re buying or selling, or in most cases, both, it’s important to choose a realtor who can help you throughout the entire process. From the initial house hunt to closing, Denise Denver of the Re/Max Realtec Group is an excellent choice. She brings a passion for working with clients as a team, and for getting results! Re/Max Realtec Group is located at 4175 Woodlands Parkway, just off of McMullen Booth Road in Palm Harbor, as well as offices in Trinity and Spring Hill. Centrally located to serve all of the surrounding areas, including Trinity, New Port Richey, Tarpon Springs, East Lake, Safety Harbor and even St. Petersburg, Re/Max Realtec Group is well known for only taking on the best of the best of the realtors in the market. Maybe that’s what puts them on top. Denise says, “Re/Max Realtec Group only hires professional realtors with experience.” She adds, “We are the #1 Re/Max office in Florida!” A Multi-Million Dollar Producer, Denise has been a realtor for almost a decade, and is proud to be part of the elite Executive Club many years run-

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Choose a Realtor with Knowledge, Integrity & Expertise!

Choose Denise Denver!

ning. One of the top-producing agents in New Port Richey and Trinity, Denise is familiar with our local communities because she lives here, she dines here, she shops here, and she knows the market! Which, by the way, is improving!

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Properties, both, large and small are selling, and people are moving to Florida, specifically because of the long and difficult winter up north. This is a great time to sell, but it’s also still a buyer’s market!

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Ready to Sell? Denise Gets Results Fast! When it’s time to move, timing is everything. A house that isn’t priced right will sit too long, and will only frustrate the seller and prospective buyers. For example, if a house has sat on the market too long, buyers may think there’s a reason and avoid it. Knowledge is truly your best tool when selling your home, and a realtor like Denise is an expert. Pricing your home right at the get-go is your best chance of selling quickly! In fact, many homes are selling right away when priced right. The housing market is a living, breathing and ever-changing entity, so how do you know when you’re priced right? It’s what’s called “comps” or comparisons. When you hire Denise to sell your house, she will meet with you and show you a detailed list of houses in your neighborhood and what they have sold for recently. She will choose houses that have a similar floor plan to yours, and consider additions such as pools, half baths, whether or not your roof or A/C system is new, and together you will come to a price that makes sense.

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Denise says, “I always tell my clients that we have to work together to get it sold!” Real estate is priced per square foot, which is what helps keep the market stable, and keeps people from simply pricing their home at a million dollars because they are emotionally attached to it. Choosing a price isn’t an emotional decision, and it’s not a decision made lightly. The key is to know the market, the neighborhood and the home’s worth. This takes someone who has your best interest in mind, as well as someone who can get you the results you need. Sometimes that’s a delicate balance! Denise Denver is skilled at finding the number that everyone is comfortable with, and getting results quickly! Hire Denise, and soon enough you can say, “It sold!” Buy with Confidence with Denise! Re/Max believes you should “dream with your eyes open,” which is very good advice. Most of the time real estate is a very personal, and even emotional experience. Have you ever watched a home-buying show? You hear people say, “Oh, I love the wood floors,” or “I just loved that window seat in the nursery”! Those are emo-

tional terms, and it can even be worse when you’re selling a house that wasn’t just a house, but a home. A place where you watched your babies grow, and where memories were made. But dreaming with your eyes open, that means that you’re aware of what’s truly there-not just the parts you love about a house, but helping you to see the whole picture. Perhaps there’s a house that has the character you want, but it’s not in the school zone you were hoping for. Or perhaps, you work in Tampa, as so many local people do, but you also want to have access to the beautiful beaches in Pinellas County. Denise can help you find the right home with the right price, and the right commute. There are some really desirable communities in our area, from Southern Oaks and Magnolia Estates to Trinity West and Thousand Oaks. There’s East Lake Woodlands, Lansbrook, Crescent Oaks, and Keystone Heights! Do you know which neighborhoods offer parks for the kids? What about which ones are gated? How about communities that offer access to Lake Tarpon? So many factors go into choosing a home: commutes, school zones, square footage, one

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story or two, pool or no pool. The list goes on, and it’s different for every person, couple, and family! That’s what makes an experienced realtor like Denise Denver so helpful, because she can help guide you by sharing school zone information, home owner association policies by neighborhood, and even who to hire for mortgages, inspections and repairmen! She knows the area, she knows what traffic is like on Little Road and East Lake Road, and she knows the difference between the school hours in Pinellas vs. Pasco counties. It’s this

kind of personal experience and firsthand knowledge that makes a realtor so crucial to the whole procedure. In a world of real estate apps and Google Earth, there is nothing like a Realtor who is knowledgeable, accessible and professional, like Denise. If you are looking to sell or buy a home, Denise Denver is ready to help you get results. Part of the Re/Max Realtec Group, Denise can be reached at 727-452-8608. For more information, visit her website at www.denisesells.listingbook.com.

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Monticciolo Family and Sedation Dentistry Relocates Bringing Happy Dentistry Closer to You Monticciolo Family and Sedation Dentistry is known for making sure patients feel happy about their dental experience, which is part of the reason it has remained one of the most popular dental practices in the area for many years. That, and the fact Vincent J. Monticciolo, D.D.S. provides his patients with the most current technology available for optimal dental health. Making patients smile is the goal of every provider and staff member at Monticciolo Family and Sedation Dentistry, which has two locations. Dr. Monticciolo recently relocated the New Port Richey office from Grand Boulevard to a much more spacious and convenient spot for all of Trinity and New Port Richey, at 5139 Little Road near Rancho Del Rio Drive in New Port Richey. There also is a location on Hillsborough Ave. in Tampa. Monticciolo Family and Seda-

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tion Dentistry is a full service dental office for the whole family, offering everything from preventive care to implants and cosmetic dentistry procedures. The dental office is accepting new patients so if you are looking for a dental office that strives to provide personalized oral health care tailored for your unique dental needs and goals, then you will love the dentists and staff at Monticciolo Family and Sedation Dentistry. When you become a patient, you are a priority. During your first visit, important background information, like your medical history will be noted, and you’ll be given time to get to know your doctor. They work hard to create the ultimate stress-free and comfortable dental experience. If you have questions about certain dental procedures or dental health in general, you’ll enjoy Monticciolo Family and Sedation Dentistry’s website which provides you

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with all of the important information you need to make healthy decisions about your teeth and gums. You will find information on sedation procedures, crowns, Invisalign, preventive care, or periodontal exams and much more. A spacious new office that is designed for comfort is just one way that Dr. Monticciolo gives back to his patients. This is a dentist with a big heart who also gives back to the community. Dr. Monticciolo is the Founder of Dentistry From The Heart, which held its 13th annual event in February. These events put smiles on hundreds of people’s faces while donating more than $150,000 in free dental care. You Vincent J Monticciolo, D.D.S. M.B.A. J.D. can find more information about Happy Patients - Happy Dentistry Dentistry From the Heart online at Patient Brenda Lee is happy with www.dentistryfromtheheart.org. Monticciolo Family and Sedation

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Dentistry and is excited that the office will now be even closer. She wrote, “Had my procedure done and am healing up. I love how kind the staff are and Dr. Monticciolo did everything he could to make me comfortable in office and at home afterward. He is opening a new office closer to my home and my children will now be new patients there. If you are a chicken of the dentist, try Dr. Monticciolo, he cares.” Another patient, Sandra-Wally Evans wrote, “Dr. Monticciolo and his staff is an answer to my prayers. Finding a good dentist is hard to come by but finding a great dentist is even better. Dr. Monticciolo is very personable and easy to speak with. He is very concerned about your wellbeing and making sure that

you're well taken care of. His nurses and staff will answer all your questions to the best of their ability. I certainly will be going back to seeing him.” If you are looking for a dental office where everyone will make you a priority, focusing on providing exceptional care in a comfortable, relaxed and happy place that will make you smile, call and set an appointment with Monticciolo Family and Sedation Dentistry. Monticciolo Family and Sedation Dentistry recently relocated to 5139 Little Road in New Port Richey. Call 727-376-7338 or visit online at HappyDentistry.com for additional information.

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Introducing Dr. Thomas Wolfe of Family Medical Centers! By Julie Kanehl If you’re looking for a doctor’s office that can treat every member of your family, has a personable staff, accepts most insurances and has multiple offices, you will find it at Family Medical Centers. Located near your neighborhood at 2208 Duck Slough Boulevard near Outback Steakhouse in Trinity, Family Medical Centers makes it easy to get an appointment and get back to feeling better right away. Family Medical Centers treats every member of your family, from pediatrics to geriatrics, and is a great choice for when you need to come in and get yearly physicals, student and sports physicals for the fall, and for those visits that need to happen because you’re not feeling well. If everyone in the family is sick, it can be a blessing to go to one doctor’s office instead of two or three to seek care. Offering focused, personal attention to each of their patients, the physicians at Family Medical Centers are committed to your health, longevity, and

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your quality of life. Meet Dr. Thomas Wolfe Board Certified family physician, Thomas Wolfe, MD joined Adam Greenfield, DO at Family Medical Centers in January of this year, bringing 30 years of experience and a great sense of humor with him. A graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine in 1984, Dr. Wolfe completed a Residency in Family Medicine in 1987 at Southwestern Michigan Area Health Education Center, as well as a Fellowship in Family Medicine and Obstetrics at Spokane Family Medicine in Washington State. A second-generation family physician, Dr. Wolfe says, “I work with what my patients give me. That is, I consider their lifestyle in developing a treatment plan and I do not harp on their bad habits.” He adds, “I try to introduce humor into the situation when I can, I love to make my patients laugh when I can.” Easygoing and dedicated to his craft, Dr. Wolfe is conservative in his

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approach and specializes in adolescent medicine. He enjoys tackling complicated diagnoses. Most of all, he says, “I love the art of medicine.” Dr. Wolfe has practiced medicine in many different settings, ranging from being the small town family doc, to working in the fast-paced emergency room and urgent care environment. Additionally, Dr. Wolfe has experience in women’s health and Occupational Medicine, and most recently, he worked on a Naval base in Pensacola as a civilian physician. He even worked for the Veterans Administration doing disability evaluations for over a year. Because Dr. Wolfe’s experience is so extensive and varied, he has pretty much seen it all. A father of five grown children, one of whom is an Army Officer, Dr. Wolfe realizes the importance of keeping families healthy and is most interested in trying to improve his patients’ quality of life. Choose Family Medical Centers for Auto Accidents, Sports Injuries and Weight Loss Like Dr. Greenfield, Dr. Wolfe

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Thomas Wolfe, MD can help people with a wide range of medical concerns, from the common cold, to disability evaluations. In fact, Family Medical Centers specializes in working with patients who have been in auto accidents or who have had work-related injuries. Family Medical Centers is one of the few local physicians who accept workman’s compensation. Auto accidents are a common

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issue around here, between U.S. 19 and S.R. 54, almost everyone we know has been in an accident. Sometimes the adrenaline that flows at the time of the accident makes people think they are “fine,” when in reality they should see a doctor right away. While most of the time, Family Medical Centers encourages appointments; the physicians and staff there do not want you to wait when you’ve been in an accident. Come right in, no appointment necessary! They will work with your insurance company, and even communicate with your lawyers where necessary. They understand the importance of getting evaluated quickly, as sometimes pain doesn’t even set in for a number of hours after the accident – after the shock of the situation has worn off. While they don’t have a lab in office, Family Medical Centers can do most blood work “in house,” and even offers drug testing for a variety of clients from employers to correctional facilities and everyone in between. Having the opportunity to have blood work done at the office saves time, and simply makes it easier on patients who would otherwise have to run around town going from one appointment to the next.

Family Medical Centers is dedicated to treating your entire family’s medical concerns with dignity, respect, and careful attention. If you are concerned about weight loss, the physicians at Family Medical Center are ready with a program that can truly help you get results. Without using fad diets that don’t work, the doctors can help you understand how your body works, and help guide you with a program that will help you make the lifestyle choices that will work! You can do it! They can help! Whatever your medical concerns, Family Medical Centers will be a partner in your entire family’s healthcare. With two caring physicians, convenient hours and two local offices, Family Medical Centers is there to “help you heal.” The Family Medical Centers has two locations: 2208 Duck Slough Blvd. in Trinity, which you can reach directly at 727-375-5885; the Port Richey office is located at 10806 U.S. 19 N, Suite 102A, and can be reached at 727-861-7043. Office hours are Mon. – Fri., 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. with a break for lunch between 12 -2 p.m. For additional information, visit online at FamilyMedicalCenters.net .

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Give Your Business a SMARTstart in Pasco By Dara Tucker SMARTstart, which is managed by the Pasco Economic Development Council, Inc., is the first program of its kind in Pasco County. It is basically a business incubator – giving small businesses a way to have a bigger presence. At SMARTstart, startup companies work in a collaborative environment with other small businesses, enabling them to enjoy some of the benefits of a larger company without the overhead costs. SMARTstart residents have 24/7 access to an office space, as well as co-working space with free Wi-Fi, a mailbox, conference room space, seminars and classes and one-on-one mentoring. Another bonus is that SMARTstart residents have access to network with other businesses, local organizations and community partners. Entrepreneurs who may be working in their garage or from their kitchen tables, and are trying to start a business in Tampa Bay can look into SMARTstart. Startups can occupy office space up to six

months for free through the SMARTstart program and discounts are available for college students starting a business. This new innovation helps businesses start up and grow in Tampa Bay. The Small Business Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce reports that only 20 percent of new businesses are still in operation after the first five years, largely due to under-capitalization and lack of management skills. In contrast, a series of landmark evaluations of Economic Development Administration (EDA) funded programs revealed that 87 percent of all incubator graduate firms remain in business after five years. Incubator programs like SMARTstart help entrepreneurs from all over the region participate and get support to help their business ideas flourish. It is a unique way to become immersed in the exciting array of support to help you transform your ideas into success.

SMARTstart is Now in New Port Richey To get the program started Pasco EDC raised $201,000 from public SMARTstart offers small businesses a professional place to grow and private donors to launch the first The SMARTstart Incubators hold Pasco County business incubator in several classes and events including Dade City, Florida on the east side of monthly “Small Business Roundtathe county in 2013. The second bles” to help small business owners SMARTstart Incubator location is talk about their opportunities and launching on the west side of the challenges in a closed-door, safe envicounty in the historic and artistic ronment for discussion and solutions downtown New Port Richey. The with peers. SMARTstart also coordiopen house will be Thursday, June 26 nates monthly “WIRED Wednesdays” from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at 6347 Grand in several locations for technology enBlvd., the site of the former post oftrepreneurs to get together for an infice. The Open House will provide a formal night of networking. great opportunity to learn about the “I live in Pasco County so it made incubator program, tour the facility perfect sense to establish my business and meet the incubator residents and here,” says Kellye Dash, president of partners.


The Busy Buddy. “When I learned about the SMARTstart program I was excited about the great opportunities and resources available to help take my business to the next level. It’s wonderful to have a program where a small business, like mine, can network with other small businesses and participate in workshops and seminars geared to help my business grow. I’m confident that this move will root me further into the community that I live, play and now work. It is the answer to my prayers and I want to ensure it exceeds the expectations of those who believe in and support its mission.” Is SMARTstart Right For Your Business? The purpose of SMARTstart is to engage entrepreneurs, grow new businesses, and create job opportunities in Pasco County. If you’re an established small business or just starting a business, they can help you with any questions or training you may need to help you become successful! Do you dream of being your own boss? Is entrepreneurship right for you? Question yourself and give yourself an honest answer. • Are you a self-starter? • Can you withstand both the

physical and emotional challenges? • Do you have the necessary past business experience? • Do you have adequate financial resources both for start-up and to weather the inevitable slow development of your firm? • Can your family adjust both emotionally and financially? • Do you have a product or service for which there is a long lasting demand? SMARTstart wants to support those who have successfully started a business and are ready to take the next step to work to help that business grow. There are many ways to do this and choosing the proper path for your business will depend on the type of business you own, your available resources, and how much money, time and resources you’re willing to invest all over again. Growth opportunities you may want to consider include: • Open another location • Offer your business as a franchise

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• License your product or idea • Form an alliance • Diversify your offerings • Target a new market – locally or internationally • Pursue government contracts • Expand on the internet SMARTstart is here to make your business life easier and help your business succeed, offering many resources to help you start a business or grow a business. Their focus is YOU––your time is valuable! So they have provided some resources to save you time when trying to research what to do for certain areas of your business. Allow

SMARTstart to do some of the legwork for you so you can spend more time enjoying your personal life and your business’s success. The community is invited to attend the SMARTstart New Port Richey Open House on Thursday, June 26 from 9–11 a.m. Please RSVP to Krista Covey at kcovey@pascoedc.com. For additional information on the incubator program, visit online at www.smartstartpasco.com. SMARTstart New Port Richey is located at 6345 Grand Boulevard in New Port Richey.

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“Central Park” Continued from page 1 “My wife and I have been coming to Central Park Family Restaurant for about a year now and wish we would have found it sooner! The menu has a large selection and there are five to six daily specials to boot! The food is always great and the staff the same,” says Mr. Miller. “In the time we have been going, we feel welcomed each and every time. Chris, his family and the staff always go the extra mile to make us feel welcome. The prices are very reasonable and the portion size is not on the skimpy side whatsoever. I highly recommend Central Park Family Restaurant to anyone traveling or local – this might just become your favorite local eatery too!” Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner With a huge menu that offers the best of breakfast, lunch and dinner – there are so many choices! For breakfast, choose from over 65 omelettes! Yes, I said 65! All are made with three extra large farm fresh eggs, or can be and can made with Egg Beaters upon request. Each omelette is served with toast and your

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choice of home fries, hash browns or grits. My favorite is the Spinach Omelette with a bit of feta cheese added in and a hearty side of bacon! Chris is proud that Central Park carries Taylor Pork Rolls and Pennsylvania Dutch Scrapple, which is a breakfast favorite of people around the country. Central Park has a great many unique breakfast choices, and plenty of traditional favorites. The Stuffed French Toast is delicious, stuffed with cream cheese and fresh strawberries and topped with whipped cream! If you’re in the mood for something hearty and savory, go for the Gyro, Egg and Cheese Sandwich! No matter your breakfast preference, the full four-page breakfast menu at Central Park is guaranteed to satisfy! Lunch and dinner choices can be summed up, “ a whole lotta food with a whole lotta taste!” From appetizers like Greek flaming fried cheese to fresh homemade soups that are made in-house daily, and over 27 different salads with hundreds of combinations, the biggest burgers around and Mediterranean dinner plates, there is no way you will leave Central Park Family Restaurant unsatisfied.

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My mom and I stopped by Central Park Family Restaurant for lunch recently, and our sandwiches looked so yummy that we each just had to have a taste of the other’s sandwich. Mom had the Chicago Beef Sandwich, with savory sliced roast beef, mozzarella, sweet peppers on a warm toasty roll and au jus dipping sauce on the side. I tried more than a few bites because it was absolutely delicious and melt in your mouth good! I ordered “The Murph” piled high with sliced corned beef, pastrami, Swiss cheese, grilled onions and bacon served on a warm pretzel roll with a side of spicy mustard! The kitchen at Central Park does not skimp on flavor or portions – I was stuffed and still had half a sandwich to take home! Curious as to whom “The Murph” was named for, I asked Chris and was intrigued to find out that several menu items are named after frequent customers who wanted to have it their way – and their way turned out to be yummy! “The Wendy” is an all-natural ground turkey burger topped with mozzarella and avocado on a pretzel roll and is now not only Wendy’s favorite, but a lot of other people’s too.

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If you love mouthwatering, gourmet burgers, then you must try Central Park’s! If you are monstrously hungry, you have got to try “The Skyscraper,” weighing in at over two pounds, it is made with three halfpound Black Angus patties cooked to juicy perfection and topped with bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato and onion – wow! Traditional Greek dinner specialties include Pork Chops Athena, Spanakopita, Gyro Platters and Souvlakis Galore. A Greek favorite is the King Maximus Greek Platter which has fresh gyro sliced off the cone, marinated chicken souvlaki, spinach pie, pita bread and your choice of rice or fries - don’t forget the tzatziki sauce! Italian dinner specials boast the best Chicken Parmesan around, as well as Lasagna that is served with a house-made soup or salad of your choice. In addition to Greek and Italian specialties, you’ve got to taste the famous home-style cuisine offered for dinner at Central Park. From N.Y. strip steaks to delicious pierogies and kielbasa served Polish style - you will enjoy whatever you choose to dig into.

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The tastes of Central Park Family Restaurant are as varied as the many “regulars” who dine there weekly. Want a delicious meal? You’ve got it at Central Park with choices like perfectly grilled Prime Rib (left), Coconut Shrimp (center) and “The Wendy,” a turkey burger named after a “regular.” Just like New York, the Central Park Family Restaurant is diverse, tasteful and full of people. Every menu item has a story and so does every person in the restaurant. Create your own stories and memories at the Central Park Family Restaurant! Proud to be Part of a Great Community Chris and his team at Central Park are thankful to the community

that has made the restaurant a favorite and are dedicated to keeping the local community strong. Just last year alone, the restaurant donated $10,000 to local organizations. Chris is a big supporter of other local businesses and believes that supporting small local companies comes full circle. He sends a special shout out to Donna Ferrante, owner of Donna’s Cleaning Angels for always sending him new customers and for being a

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wonderful patron herself. Chris says, “It really is all about building community here and our restaurant allows us to really get to know the people in our area. Over the years we have acquired customers who walked in as a first-time customer and they’ve become part of our lives. When our baby Sofia was born, we were flooded with gifts and well wishes and I can’t tell you how grateful we were.”

The Central Park Family Restaurant is located at 7657 S.R. 54 in New Port Richey and is open 7 days a week, 6:30 a.m.–8 p.m. For more information, to order take-out or ask about catering, call {727} 376-7402 or visit online at CentralParkFamilyRestaurant.com where you can view the entire menu. Ask about Central Park’s “Rewards Card,” which lets you save up points towards a free meal!

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“Sharpe Roofing” Continued from page 1 Professional Roofing has earned many professional accolades including being a Master Elite Roofing Contractor for GAF, which is known as “North America’s largest roofing manufacturer.” In fact, Sharpe Professional Roofing was recently given the coveted Installation Excellence award, as well as the Consumer Protection Award by GAF themselves. Additionally, Sharpe Professional Roofing was recently a recipient of the Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2013, but more important to the Sharpe family, is the positive individual feedback that they receive from their satisfied customers that means the most. That may be because of Ed’s humble beginnings working with his family’s construction businesses. Learning a great many skills in a variety of areas, it was really as a teenager on a roof, helping out, and learning the ropes the hard way (which by the way, is roasting in the Florida elements with a bucket of nails and a barrel of determination), that Ed found his niche. It wasn’t long before his passion for protecting others

Sharpe Professional Roofing uses the best products available in the industry such as Eagle Tile and GAF Shingles shown on the roofs pictured above, which are representative of the type of products and roofs installed by the company.

turned into Sharpe Professional Roofing. Of course, that was nearly 25 years ago, but Ed’s passion for quality, excellence and hard work hasn’t changed one bit, and that’s what makes his company so unique. Before Ed realized his dream of opening his own roofing company, he had a job as an insurance adjuster and did that for 15 years, which really opened his eyes to the reality of the importance of quality work, materials

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and installation. Sharpe says, “I specialized in roofrelated catastrophic-like claims.” In fact, his experience is really invaluable when it comes to dealing with insurance companies. If you do need to file a claim with an insurance company because of a roofing issue, Ed’s team has many years of experience navigating claims from initial damage to complete resolution, and Ed’s personal experience as an adjus-

tor helps his current customers to have a bit of an inside view of how things work. That’s the kind of experience that should put Sharpe Professional Roofing’s phone number in your contact list. Ken Hooker, who had his roof done in 2013 said, “What a great company! The job wasn’t started until we were sure of the right roof and color. Rains came and Sharpe Roofing touched base with us keep-

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ing us informed as to when they would be coming and we never felt we were left ‘hanging.’ Fantastic company. Ed Sharpe and his crew were great to work with and we have a roof even better looking than we expected. With the torrential downpours this summer, our new roof stands to give us satisfaction of a job well done. We have had folks comment, “looks nice” and we respond back, ‘Ed Sharpe Roofing!’” Leak Repairs to Roof Replacement! The truth is, people tend to take their roof for granted. They don’t think about it at all until it’s too late! But, when Florida’s weather drops a tornado that spits hail, or sends hurricane force winds our direction, it leaves people scrambling wondering when they even had their roof last inspected. Don’t be surprised! Be prepared! Sharpe Professional Roofing can come out and make sure that your roof is ready for whatever weather may come our way this summer. Insured and fully licensed to service the entire state of Florida, Sharpe Professional Roofing specializes in shingle and tile replacement

and repairs for local homeowners, but also provides roofing needs for commercial and retail customers as well. From small repairs to replacing your entire roof, Sharpe Professional Roofing is experienced at guiding customers through the many choices, solutions and options available. Sharpe prides himself on only hiring qualified employees who know exactly what they are doing, instead of working with subcontractors or day laborers. From their detailed free estimate to final clean-up, the entire Sharpe Professional Roofing crew puts their customers’ needs first by using only the highest quality materials, offering superior warranties, and by completing each job right the first time. Many things can cause roof damage besides Florida’s weather. From poor quality shingles, to poor ventilation, or even improper cleaning techniques, once your roof is damaged, water, moisture, and even animals can come inside your home and wreak havoc. Most roofs need to be replaced every 15-20 years, but with proper maintenance and regular inspections, your roof can last longer.

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Some things that you can learn from Sharpe Professional Roofing is how to spot a leak quickly, detect any issues and keep your home safe. If you’ve been neglecting the roof over your head, call Sharpe Professional Roofing right away for excellent customer service, high quality workmanship and a fair price. Sharpe Professional Roofing will be expanding to a new facility off of S.R. 54 near U.S. 19 in New Port Richey in the near future, so stay tuned for updates on all of the wonderful things happening at Sharpe

Professional Roofing by staying tuned to the Neighborhood News & Lifestyles. Sharpe Professional Roofing is open Monday –Friday, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., as well as by appointment. Simply give them a call and they will come out and conduct an estimate for free! For more information, contact Sharpe Professional Roofing at 727-375-7055, email Ed Sharpe at edward.sharperoof@gmail.com or visit online, www.SharpeRoof.com.

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plan for you or your loved one , call Barb Wilken at 727-277-8562 or email barbwilkencna@gmail.com. References and level 1 and level 2 back ground checks available upon request. CAKES FOR FUN-Reasonably priced Decorated Cakes for all occasions, made especially for you. From small parties to corporate events. Also available, Cupcake Towers and Cookie Trays. Over 25 dog breed cookie cutters! Minimum 2 week notice, more for larger events including weddings. Visit our site: http://xanadu05.wix.com/cakes-forfun or call (727) 375-5446. A NEW LOOK Pressure Washing-2 car driveway $55 (includes all front sidewalks). Add $10ea. for 3 car and corner lots. Most Pool Decks & Cage $125. Fascia, soffits, gutters $100-$125 or whole home exterior most $150-$200. Fences $1per foot. Landscape cleanup and odd jobs too. www.anewlookpw.com. Call Randy 727271-2920 HOUSE CLEANING SERVICES: 14 Yrs. Experience, Honest, Reliable, Reasonable Rates, Trinity References. Call Rhonda: (727) 326-5447 Mary's Cleaning Service - Licensed, Insured & Bonded professional serving Pasco, Pinellas & Hillsborough Counties. No home too large or small. We supply all the necessary cleaning products that will leave your home looking & smelling wonderful! We are a pet friendly company & treat your pets & home as if they were our own. Weekly, biweekly & monthly rates available. Call for a free in home estimate today & get all of your housecleaning needs fulfilled. Call Mary (727) 389-0347 Tile and Hardwood Installation. Experienced and competitive. Over 20 years experience in tile, natural stone, laminate and hardwood flooring. Can provide referenced upon request. No job too big or too small. We aim to please! Don’t waste your money or your time on your next flooring project. Call Gilberto, 813-401-4593 or Ethan 813493-7426. "A" Behaving Pets. A creative solution for your pet's behavior issues. Not just dog training…works great for Dogs, Cats, Birds and other small animals. Stress management for rescue pets. 12 years in Pet Care Business! Also offering Pet Sitting in Trinity, East Lake and NPR. Conyact Marina at: 813-4165301 or abehavingpets@gmail.com. Thank you for your Business! 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. 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

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To place your ad, please call Jim O’Reilly at 943-0551 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. J&J ALUMINUM & RESCREENING INC. New Pool enclosures, patios, lanais, etc. Rescreening your existing areas. Great prices! Excellent work! SCC#131157465. DON'T DELAY CALL J&J TODAY! (727)9922923 Jessie 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 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. 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!

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR 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. Haze Electric, LLC. Electrical contractor, Residential, commercial, service, and trou-

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bleshooting. 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

EDUCATIONAL INSTRUCTION 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. Writer and English Tutor - Do you need a keen eye to review, edit or rewrite important paperwork (cover letters, résumés, government forms, or other academic or professional materials)? If you struggle to organize your thoughts while writing, or need assistance speaking or writing English, contact a credentialed teacher and published writer for an affordable, per page rate. 727-264-7776. National Board Certified teacher with 20+ years experience, will tutor your child in math, reading and writing (grades K-5). Personalized reading and writing instruction (grades K-12). H.S. SAT/ACT Lang. Prep. Help your child achieve success and confidence with one on one support and assistance. References available upon request. Call Suzann @ 727 992-4574

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Trinity Fitness Center and Weight Loss Clinic LOOKING to fill positions in Sales!! Rodan + Fields Skin Care Line needs business reps who are passionate about helping others with skin care treatment products and earning commission based pay! ALSO, looking for a eager self starter as a weight loss coach!! Commission based pay for both positions and must love to network and be social! WILL TRAIN the right person. SEND resume or any info in regards to these jobs to mdcompletefitness@gmail.com or Call 727-4631250.

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