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The Community Newsletter for Hunter's Green Residents

HG news FEBRUARY 2014

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TUMMY ACHES BONE BREAKS YOUR EMERGENCY IS OUR EXPERTISE Every year, Tampa Bay trusts us with more than 70,000 emergencies of every shape and size. After all, we’re an accredited Chest Pain Emergency Room and Comprehensive Stroke Center. So whether it’s a big emergency like chest pain or stroke, when time is critical, or something smaller like tummy ache or fever — count on our dedicated ER experts to provide the right care, right when you need it.

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For minor emergencies like cuts and sprains, we’ve created a new 15-Minute Fast Track so you’ll be seen quicker and get home faster.

We are building a new and improved Emergency Room to better accommodate our adult and pediatric patients and reduce ER wait times.

For the shortest route to our ER, go to FHTampa.org/ER

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Located at Fletcher Avenue and Bruce B. Downs Boulevard

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JOIN THE FUN-FILLED CLUB LIFE AT

Tampa Palms and Hunter’s Green

JOIN DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY and choose up to three gifts!* NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME TO ENJOY: • Newly reinvented restaurants with outdoor dining and fire features • Access to four clubs under one membership (Tampa Palms, Hunter’s Green, East Lake Woodlands and Countryside) • State-of-the-art media lounges to watch the big game • Kids’ Club, child care and more for ages 6 months and older • Pool, spa, fitness with group exercise and world-class tennis programs • Fun social events for the entire family • Complimentary* golf and tennis clinics

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February Offer expires 2/28/14. Gifts valued up to $600 depending on level of membership. No stored or2014 cash value. Other restrictions and exclustions apply. ©ClubCorp USA, Inc. All rights reserved. 23429 0114 BH

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Important Numbers Bus Trans, HARTline...............................(813) 254-4278 Crisis Hotline...........................................(813) 234-1234 Environmental Protection.......................(813) 627-2600 Hills Co.Information................................(813) 272-5900 Hills. Co. Fire Rescue.............................(813) 272-6600 Hills. Co. Solid Waste.............................(813) 272-5680 Hills. Co. Water Dept..............................(813) 272-5977 Humane Society.....................................(813) 876-7138 Hurricane Information.............................(813) 272-5900 Peoples Gas.........................................1-877-832-6747 Red Cross (Hillsborough).......................(813) 251-0921

My local expertise in New Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Land O’Lakes, & Lutz along with Coldwell Banker®‘s 107 years know-how will bring the best care for your family! Please contact me today!

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Resident Emergency Information & Assistance ................................................................(813) 272-6900 Sheriff......................................................(813) 247-8200 Suicide Crisis Hotline.............................(813) 234-1234 SWFWMD Emergency After-Hours ................................................................(352) 796-7211 Florida Hospital W.C. .............................. 813-929-5000 Tampa Police..........................................(813) 231-6130 Tampa Water Emergency Service..........(813) 274-7400 TECO......................................................(813) 223-0800

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A Special Thank You to Publix for their support of Hunter's Green News and the Hunter's Green community.

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Proud Member of the New Tampa Chamber of Commerce © 2014 HG News. All rights reserved. HG News is currently published monthly, distributed by the U.S. Postal Service free to all residents of the Hunter's Green area and advertisers. Unless otherwise noted, the views expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent those of the Publisher. HG News is not an officially sanctioned publication of the Hunter's Green Association. Hunter's Green Country Club logo used with permission. Lists are for reference only and do not imply official sanction or recommendation by HG News. Editorial submissions are welcome. Publisher reserves the right to reject or edit all submissions for length and clarity. The Publisher is not responsible for errors or omissions.

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30651 Wells Road • Wesley Chapel, FL 33545

Eagles Tribute The Long Run SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15 • 7:30PM PUBLIC PERFORMANCE The Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel presents “The Long Run” – the finest Eagles tribute in the world. The Long Run is a compilation of some of the country’s most outstanding and respected musicians who reproduce the sound that makes the Eagles one of the most successful band in rock and roll history. They capture the energy, the melodies and with five vocalists produce all the soaring harmonies of the original legendary Eagles. Close your eyes and you can see Glenn Frey & Don Henley on stage doing Lyin’ Eyes, Witchy Women, Hotel California and all the great super group’s music. Take a trip back in time and experience a fantastic night of music and history. Order your tickets today at the Wesley Chapel Center for the Arts on-line box office – cfawesleychapel.com or call the box office – 813794-8772.

Manhattan Jazz & The Anderson Brothers

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10 The Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel is honored to present New York Jazz Artists “The Anderson Brothers.” Identical twins Peter and Will are one of the most extraordinary jazz duos performing today. Working with Wynton Marsalis, Jimmy Heath, the Village Vanguard Orchestra, Wycliff Gordon and many other luminaries of jazz, the brothers have created a jazz concert that equals their Grammy-winning performance with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks featured on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. Don’t miss the Anderson Brothers only Florida West Coast performance! The Anderson Brothers will present a free 11:00 AM matinee clinic workshop/concert for the District’s students and an evening 7:00 PM public concert. Call the Wesley Chapel Center for the Arts box office at 813-794-8772 or order your tickets today at the online box office.

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MOSI is a non-profit, community-based institution and a leader in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) education dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives by making science real.

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In sports, we push ourselves to the limit. And it’s no surprise that our bodies push back. Sports massage has become a standard

practice in pro sports. Coaches and sports medicine professionals are firm believers that massage can bring relief to sore athletes by increasing blood flow, reducing muscle tension and increasing their sense of well-being. Experts find that massage produces mechanical pressure, which results in better muscle movement, improved joint motion and decreased HG NEWS

stiffness—whether immediate or in the form of the dreaded delayed soreness. Not only do the physical healing effects of massage get an athlete game-ready faster, studies show that a reduction in anxiety and an improvement in mood also come into play thanks to relaxation after massage. Physically and mentally, the benefits of sports massage reboot athletes by enhancing performance and reducing injury risk. So whether you’re a flag-football weekend warrior or an Olympic contender,it’s a win-win on and off the field. At Massage Envy Wesley Chapel / New Tampa they have licensed massage therapists that specialize in Sports massage. One of their

newest therapists also works for a minor league baseball team! So, when booking your appointment, make sure to let them know what you are coming in for and they will pair you with a therapist to meet your needs. Whether its sports massage, prenatal, deep tissue, or just relaxation….Massage Envy has a therapist that Affordable Massages is right for you. and Facials to fit your needs. Massage Envy is conveniently located Call them today to on Bruce B Downs help heal and relax and SR 56 and open your tired sore muscles. 7 days a week. They 813-948-5600. offer Professional, Convenient and

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Bedding Plants: Plants that perform better in the cooler months include petunia, pansy, verbena, dianthus, strawflower, and lobelia. Protect from frosts and freezing temperatures. Bulbs: Many bulbs can be planted now. Provide adequate water to establish and Protect from cold weather with mulch. Some to try are Amazon Lily, crinum, and agapanthus. Azaleas: With azaleas in full bloom this month, now is a great time to select varieties to add to the landscape. Vegetables: Begin planting warm season crops this month. Bean, pepper, cucumber, tomato, and squash can be started while temperatures are cool.

What to DO

Cold damage to Palms: If cold weather has damaged palms, proper care may prevent loss of the palm and encourage recovery. Citrus: Now is a good time to check citrus trees for scab disease. Apply a copper fungicide when new leaves appear and again when 2/3 of the flower blossoms have fallen. Prune Roses: Roses should be pruned this month to reduce and improve the overall form. After pruning, fertilize and apply a fresh layer of mulch. Blooming will begin eight to nine weeks after pruning. Shrubs: Now is the time to fertilize shrubs. Spread fertilizer evenly over the soil surface and water in. Follow with a fresh layer of mulch, which will conserve moisture and reduce weeds. Lawn Weeds: Apply a pre-emergent weed killer (not a weed and feed) to lawns this month to prevent germination of warm season weed seeds. Apply when temperatures rise to 65°F for 4-5 days. Timing is important for good control. Trees: If not done in January, fertilize trees now. Frequency and amount of fertilization depends on the age of the tree.

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CHIP TIMED 5K & 10K AWARDS TO OVERALL TOP 3 M/F AND TOP 3 IN EACH AGE GROUP 1 MILE RUN / WALK

MARCH 8, 2014

2014 PASCO CHALLENGE RUN – WALK – BIKE

At beautiful JB Starkey Park and help support a great cause! All proceeds will benefit AFO and support those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia and their caregivers. ● Free goody bag and t-shirt ●Day of registration 6:30AM - 7:45AM ● Pre-registration March 7, 3PM - 6PM at the Education Center ● Starting times: Bike Tour - 7:30AM (will start at Kiosk), 10K - 8:00AM, 5K - 8:15AM and Walk/Fun Run will follow the 5K start ● Awards/Post Race Party 9:30AM - 11AM - Breakfast Will Be Provided ● Visit www.alzheimersfamily.org for a mail in entry form ● Registration by phone, call 727-848-8888 or 888-496-8004 ● Participants must sign entry form ● $2 parking fee levied by Pasco County Park

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BIKE TOUR FINISHING MEDALS TEAM RATE (Min. 10 entries) 16 & under $10 Adults $15 FAMILY RATE $60 (2 adults/2 kids – $10 add. child) ACTIVE.COM REGISTRATION ENTRY FEE 16 & Under - $15 anytime $25 until 2/17/2014 $30 until race day Sleep In Fee $20 - Sleep in and we’ll mail you a shirt JB STARKEY PARK 10500 WILDERNESS PARK BLVD 11


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Crispy Parmesan Asparagus Sticks 1 bunch of asparagus (about 30 spears) 2 egg whites 1/4 cup flour (use whole wheat pastry flour) 1 cup seasoned panko breadcrumbs 1/4 cup parmesan cheese salt and pepper Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lay a wire rack on a baking sheet and coat with non-stick spray. Snap off the tough ends of each asparagus spear. On two separate plates, add the eggs whites (lightly beaten) and the panko + flour + cheese. Season the panko mixture with salt and pepper if desires. Coat each asparagus spear in egg whites, then lay in the panko mixture and thoroughly cover. If the panko won’t stick, dip back in the egg whites and roll in panko once again. Lay each spear on the wire rack. Bake at 425 for 15 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.

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ASK THE EXPERT

February • National Children’s Dental Health Month

What is the difference between a Pediatric Dentist and a General Dentist? Pediatric dentists are the pediatricians of dentistry. A pediatric dentist has two to three years of specialty training following dental school and limits their practice to treating children. Pediatric dentists are primary and specialty oral care providers for infants, children & teens (even through college) including those children with special health needs. When should I take my child to the Pediatric Dentist for their first check-up? In order to prevent dental problems, your child should see a pediatric dentist when their first tooth appears or no later than their first birthday and then a check-up every six months is recommended in order to continue healthy dental care. Are baby teeth really that important to my child? Primary or “baby” teeth are important for many reasons. Not only do they help children speak clearly and chew naturally, they also aid in forming a path that permanent teeth can follow when they are ready to erupt.

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Are thumb sucking and pacifier habits harmful for child’s teeth? Thumb and pacifier sucking habits will generally only become a problem if they go on for a very long period of time. Most children stop these habits on their own, but if they are still sucking their fingers when the permanent teeth arrive your pediatric dentist can discuss treatment options. Toothpaste: When should we begin using it and how much should we use? Fluoridated toothpaste should be introduced when a child is 2-3 years old. Prior to that, parents should clean the child’s teeth with water and a soft-bristled toothbrush. When toothpaste is used, parents should supervise brushing and make sure the child uses no more that a ricesized amount on their brush. Children should spit out excess toothpaste after brushing, not swallow it.

What should I do if my child falls and knocks out a permanent tooth? The most important thing to do is to remain calm. Then find the tooth. Hold it by the crown rather than the root and try to reinsert it in the socket. If that is not possible, put the tooth in a glass of milk or contact lens solution. Call your pediatric dentist as soon as possible.

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is a national membership organization representing the specialty group of Pediatric Dentists. This group of dental specialists treats children and teens. Please feel free to contact our office with any question or concerns. 813-631-1100

What can I do to protect my child’s teeth during sporting events? Soft plastic mouth guards can be used to protect a child’s teeth, lips, cheeks, gums from sport related injuries. A mouth guard purchased in a sporting goods store will help prevent injuries to teeth. A customfitted mouth guard developed by a pediatric dentist will protect you child from injuries to the teeth, face, and even provide protection from severe injuries to the head. February 2014

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HOME - AUTO - LIFE Since 1981 Agency Owner Steve Barry has been saving Floridian’s money on their insurance needs. We represent over 30 carriers to provide customers with the lowest rates. We are conveniently located off of Bruce B. Downs Blvd. in Wesley Chapel next to Burger Monger in the same plaza as Bonefish and First Watch and have over 50 years of combined experience. As your independent Agent We Shop and You Save!

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