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ASSOCIATION INFORMATION TPOA Administration COMMUNITY DIRECTOR: Jo Ann Conrad PROPERTY MANAGER: Bonnie French 16101 Compton Drive M-F 9 AM - 5 PM 977-3337 Fax: 978-8067

Board of Directors PRESIDENT Bill Edwards, 972-4238

Tampa Palms Parks

SECRETARY Barbara Shimer, 971-8063 TREASURER Jake Schoolfield, 998-2620


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Happy New Year!

With a fresh start to the year, we all have a chance to take aim at new lofty goals and make bold predictions about major change. While that is a great approach, those of you who know me, know that I am an “all or nothing” guy, and when you fall short of lofty goals well then you get “nothing”. Clearly that is not reality, but as we all know small changes are the way to go. Really that is the way to be most productive and successful in our lives. So my “resolution” is not to have lofty goals, but to make small changes in the way I live each day. I plan to be better in every aspect of my life, but to do so in small increments each day and as a whole, I will look back and be a better person for it. If you are looking to make Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club part of your 2016 plans, now is the time to come join us and get started on all the fun. Call the Club today and schedule an appointment with our new Membership Director, Karen Martin. Whatever your resolutions are, I wish you willpower, faith, and determination to reach your goals. Make 2016 the best year it can be!

M EM B ER S H I P We would like to introduce our new Membership Director, Karen Martin. Karen was previously the Private Events Director at Tampa Palms. She is excited about her new role with Tampa Palms and cannot wait to get you connected to the Club! Member’s Enjoy • Unlimited Golf, Athletics, Dining & Social Privileges at Four Local ClubCorp Properties • 25% Discount on Food, Beverage & Alcohol at your Private Restaurants • Exclusive Social Events, Vintner’s Club & Holiday Programs • Kid’s Club Complimentary Childcare • 25 Luxury Hotel Suites • 10% Discount on Private Events • Travel Benefits at 300+ Private Clubs Worldwide

Call and introduce yourself to Karen today, (813) 632-1672

See you at the Club, Rich Riffle, General Manager Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club

Karen Martin, Membership Director Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club

Join this month & enjoy our full social calendar!

Ladies’ Night Tuesday, January 5th 6:30 pm

Party Bridge Every Tuesday 7:00pm10:00 pm Join our Club within a Club here at Tampa Palms! Intermediates to advanced players are welcomed. For more information on Bridge night, please contact Rebekah and 813.972.1991 ext 624. Pasta Night Wednesday, January 6th 5:00 pm “Pastabilities” is the first Wednesday of every month. Come and enjoy dinner at the Club as

Chef Michael mixes pasta in front of your eyes and at your whim. With this, we also have a full salad and antipasto bar, soup, flatbread pizza and dessert $16++ per person Book Club Thursday, January 7th 6:30 pm $9.99++ for Members Vintner’s Literary Group Tuesday, January 12th 6:30 pm Vintner’s Dinner Thursday, January 21st 6:30 pm

Nine & Dine Saturday, January 23rd 3:00 pm This monthly 9-hole scramble is designed for couples of all skill sets to play the course and enjoy Chef Jason’s creations while connecting with other Members in a very inviting atmosphere. Please call the Pro Shop for reservations 813.972.1444. Birthday Bash Tuesday, January 26th 5:00pm to 9:00pm Did you celebrate a birthday in the month of January? We invite all of our members to join

us for a complimentary* dinner tonight! Please call and make a reservation. Blues Jam Friday, January 29th 7:30 pm Bring your voice, guitar, harmonica, horn or bass to join in the fun at the monthly Tampa Palms Blues Jam. Tampa Palms member Royce Reed and his musical friends invite you to come out and sing and/or play an instrument with the band, or just kick back listen to some good music and enjoy yourself. There are many talented members of Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club and we will have a ball jamming together!


Season’s Greetings from the Private Events Department!

We ring in the New Year with cooler weather and fresh expectations for the year to come. Perhaps when you make your New Year’s Resolutions, one of them should be to plan your Private Events for 2016 ahead of time! Let us know what we can do to make this year even more glorious than the last. We anticipate that 2016 will be full of merriment, new traditions and fun festivities. Plan your baby showers, business meetings, weddings, Bat mitzvahs and more. Contact our Private Events Department today! Palms Magazine | January 2016

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Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club

After School Program

has begun enrollment for the 2015-16 School Year! Please contact Andrea Bianchi to register today! (813) 632-1676. We currently have a waitlist. The After School Care Camp at Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club is a fun and enriching program open to children in elementary school. The camp will run throughout the school year, and will be located at the Tennis and Athletic Center. Children attending Tampa Palms Elementary School will be picked up by a counselor and walked over to the club. All other students can arrange for after school drop off at the club. Camp Activities Campers will begin the afternoon with a snack and quiet time where they will complete homework and read or play a quiet game. Campers will then participate in organized games at our outdoor play area, tennis, swimming, crafts and indoor activities in our great Kids Club facility.

Campers will be picked up early on 1/2 days and Day Camps will be offered at a discount to after school campers on “no school” days. Campers will swim with our lifeguard weather permitting on half days and every other Friday. Camp Rates MEMBER RATES Monthly............................ $275.00 Extra Curricular Activities Regular Program Rates Extended Care Rates TPC&CC offers instructional programs such as Karate, Tennis, Swim Daily...................................$25.00* Monthly............................$300.00 Team and Golf that you can enroll your child in while they are here Monthly.............................$215.00 Registration fee: $70 for with the After Care program. These programs have an additional fee, Extended Care Rates and campers will be escorted to and from activities by their counselors. Daily.................................. $30.00* non-members If you are interested in the If you are interested in any of the above activities, please let us know! Monthly............................$240.00 Membership benefits at Registration fee: $50 for members Camp Schedule Tampa Palms, please contact NON-MEMBER RATES 2:00pm-5:00pm regular hours our Membership office at Regular Program Rates 2:00pm-6:30pm extended hours 813-632-1672.

Spa Services

Tampa Palms SPA is open to everyone in the New Tampa Community. Meet Joanna M. Pyatt our highly trained licensed massage therapist! Joanna graduated from the Cortiva Institute in Florida; she is certified in Neuromuscular Therapy (Trigger/Tender Point elimination), Myofascial Release (gentle Release of Myofascial Soft tissue restrictions) and Swedish Relaxation Massage. She has received additional training for Prenatal Massage, Hydrotherapy, Sports Massage and Active/ Passive Stretching. Joanna is passionate about providing her clients with the best and most effective therapeutic massage based on their personal needs and goals. “I promise to deliver a long lasting relaxation massage for my clients body, mind & soul in a pure tranquil atmosphere. Thank you for selecting my wellness service.” Joanna M. Pyatt, LMT Page 6

Skincare Menu RING IN 2016 WITH THE BEST YOU Is this the year that you’ve vowed to get your skin on the right track to looking its best? Our licensed esthetician Paula brings 17 years of experience into the treatment room and wants you to know the 80% of your battle in maintaining youthful skin is using effective esthetic skincare at home. Give Paula a call today to schedule your free consultation and treatment. Paula can be reached through the Athletic Center at 813-632-1676.

All treatments include extractions, mask and massage of decollete, shoulders and hands, and lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Signature Facial (90 min) A deep cleansing of the pores using enzymes to exfoliate the build up of dead, dull skin. A customized mask is chosen to complete this treatment. $80

Peel An anti-aging, resurfacing treatment. Recommended for aging and hyper pigmented skin. $90 Double Peel This dual treatment uses both Enzymes and Glycolic to achieve a deeper resurfacing and more radiant skin. $100 Microdermabrasion Resurfaces the skin using a Diamond Tip to polish off dead skin and debris, allowing for deeper resurfacing without the down time. The results are a healthier and younger appearance. Ideal for treating fine lines, sun damage and uneven textured skin. $110 Microdermabrasion and a Peel This combination provides the maximum benefit in skin resurfacing with no down time. $130 Acne Facial Extractions and deep cleaning of the skin with the use of selected Acne products. $70

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Back Facial Deep cleaning of the back with the use of enzymes, mask and light massage. $55 A Peel may be substituted for an additional $30 Gentlemen’s Facial Keep your skin in youthful condition with a deep cleaning of the pores followed by a mask chosen just for your skin type. $70 With Glycolic $80

Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club has partnered with PIPELINE SWIMMING to provide the best swim team in the New Tampa area!

PIPELINE SWIMMING is for everyone! Swim Lessons, PreCompetitive, Competitive and Masters (18+) What better time to make that New Year’s Resolution come true by starting your workouts in the pool – Make 2016 a great one!

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Spa Services THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE Myofascial Release This treatment will safely and gently release myofascial restrictions, resulting in long lasting and comprehensive healing of various health conditions, such as acute and chronic pain, adhesion, lymphedema and sport injuries. Neuromuscular/Deep Tissue Therapy This massage targets acute and chronic pain syndromes balancing the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, focusing on the deeper muscle layer without damaging the muscle fibers. This massage type benefits trigger/tender point elimination, nerve/vascular entrapment, postural/skeletal distortion, ischemia and ranges of motion. Sports Massage Sports Massage supports the athlete’s specific needs and goals. Pre- and post-event massage therapy prepares the muscle tissue, prevents and treats injuries, increases joint mobility, promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue and improves endurance. 60 Minutes | $80 90 Minutes | $120 120 Minutes | $160

RELAXATION MASSAGE Swedish Massage This massage consists of long massage strokes and rhythmic massage techniques manipulating the superficial muscle layer to facilitate healing. Benefits can include tension reduction, regulation of sleep pattern, increase in energy and stamina, improvement in concentration and hormonal balance. 60 Minutes | $70 90 Minutes | $110 120 Minutes | $150 Chair Massage Available for golf tournaments and outside events.

10 Minutes | $12 20 Minutes | $24 30 Minutes | $36

Contact Tampa Palms to schedule your spa service today. 813.972.1991 | Š ClubCorp USA, Inc. All rights reserved. 27831 0515 SJ

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Masters group MONDAYS / WEDNESDAYS / FRIDAYS 5:00-6:00am plus evening workouts specifically geared to our Masters (18+) swimmers and triathletes! (We welcome KLR – Kennedy Law Racing Group) MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS 7:30-8:30pm and SATURDAY MORNINGS 7:45-9:00am. Tampa Palms announces baby & toddler lessons by Brooke Bennett, 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist! Brooke teaches private and group lessons and also has a weekly Mommy & Me Class. Call for information and times. Our private lessons and developmental Coach Wood is exceptional in stroke technique – “TEACH FIRST, TRAIN SECOND” for the 10 & unders. Pipeline Swimming is proud to announce the addition of Coach Matt McNitt on the Pipeline Coaching Staff! A former

swimmer for the University of Illinois, he has recently coached Olympic trial qualifiers, national level athletes and FHSAA State Champions! Come by the pool and welcome Coach McNitt! PIPELINE SWIMMING - For those who already know the basics, swim evaluations are offered by appointment to get started in the appropriate training group for your child’s development. Practices groups start at 3 days a week for Wave & Breakers, 4 days a week for Hurricanes and 5-6 days a week for Riptides and White Caps (high school training group). Swim team fees start at $70/month and you need not be a member of the country club to join the team! Attendance is not required, but highly encouraged. For more information, please contact Coach Piper, 941-737-4455 (call or text)

Karate Classes

The Pro Karate Center was

Golf Tip of the Month

Should you chip or putt from just off the green? That depends on a number of things the first of which is your lie. If the lie is good you could chip or putt it and with proper technique have similar results. If the lie is bad a putter probably is the better choice just because your worst putt will generally be better than your worst chip. Another thing to take into consideration around the green is the amount of fringe you have to navigate before your ball gets to the green. In Bermuda grass the more fringe/rough you have to navigate the worse your odds become with a putter. The reason for this is the unpredictable bounces you will get from this type of grass when it is long. I have excellent chipping technique so given a good lie I ALWAYS chip or pitch the ball onto the green. By choosing this method I eliminate the effects of bad bounces. Work on your chipping and pitching so that you will have more options around the green. Kevin Kenny, PGA Head Professional Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club Page 8


Volley with authority! Try a simple technique by placing a tennis ball in your armpit. The ball should stay in place while volleying. This will keep you from having to reach too far to volley. Try it a few times and not let the ball fall out. It is good practice to keep your volley compact and accurate. See you on the courts! Thomas Judson Head Tennis Professional Tampa Palms Golf & CC

established to promote good mental health, physical fitness, and self defense through the Okinawan style of karate, Isshinryu. Isshinryu’s main objective is the perfection of oneself through both physical and mental development. As students learn the art of self defense they acquire self-confidence, humility, and the ability to concentrate. Isshinryu Karate combines a wellrounded exercise program with important advantages over other styles. At Pro Karate Center we understand the problems unique to youngsters, and concerns parents naturally have. This well organized, professionally planned children’s Isshinryu program is designed to help parents in the task of building a child’s self confidence, self discipline, positive outlook, and self esteem. They learn to take pride in themselves and their accomplishments. The Pro Karate Center offers a satellite program of classes right here at Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club. We feel our programs are the best the area has to offer featuring well– organized classes for children, teens, and adults.

WEDNESDAY Beg. Youth (W,Y,O)...4:15-5:00pm Adv. Youth (Blue +)....5:05-5:50pm Adults (ages 16+).......5:55-6:55pm

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FRIDAY Beg. Youth (W,Y,O)...4:15-5:00pm Adv. Youth (Blue +)..5:05 - 5:50pm Tigers: Ages 3-5 Kids: Ages 6-12 Teens and Adults 13 & up INDIVIDUAL MONTHLY DUES Monthly: (up to 2 classes per week or 8 a month) Members $60 Non-members $80 ADULTS: Members $70 Non Members $90 Monthly: (up to 3 classes per week) Members $80 Non-Members $100 The program is progressive and classes are recommended for two days/week but the following option is available for those who cannot make the two day week commitment. Payment is due on the first class of every month. Members will be billed. No credit if you miss one or more scheduled classes. It is your responsibility to let us know if you are not attending classes. 30 days notice required in writing. No prorated fees. ADDITIONAL FEES: $40 one time registration fee (includes Karate uniform). Testing fees apply when advancing to next belt rank. Payable to Dean Lavas.• Palms Magazine | January 2016

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Tampa Palms Women’s Club members look forward to the annual Installation Luncheon to be held on January 21, 2016 at Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club

Sell or donate your “treasures.”


Baked goods!

Open to the public!

You can donate your “treasures” to be sold, or you can rent a space and sell your own “treasures.” Either way, come to shop for bargains, enjoy home baked goodies. For more information, call Elvea Kelly @813-615-9600, or go to, scroll down to Tampa Palms Community Yard & Bake Sale. All proceeds from this Tampa Palms Women’s Club sponsored event are donated to our USF scholarship fund.

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Boys & Girls with Special Needs Playing Ball with a Buddy


uddy Baseball is a non-competitive recreational league for boys and girls with special needs in the Tampa Bay area. Each player is paired with a “Buddy� to assist the player as needed. This provides an opportunity like no other for children with special needs to experience team play and camaraderie. Community service hours available for the buddies.

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Season: February 27 - April 16, 2016 Games: Saturdays @ 9:45 a.m. 11:00 a.m., 12:15 or 1:30 p.m. Temple Terrace Family Recreation Complex Softball Fields Students with Special Needs: 8-22 years old Buddies Ages: 10-18 years old

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Online Registration Deadline: Friday, January 8, 2016 Meet & Greet: Saturday, February 20, 2016 For More Information Contact: Russ Oberbroeckling Buddy Baseball Commissioner Ph: (813) 416-5742 Email: Page 10

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What to Plant

Bedding Plants: Plants that can be added to the garden during the coolest months include dianthus, pansy, petunia, viola, and snapdragon. Bulbs: Crinum, agapanthus, and gloriosa lily bulbs can be planted now. Provide a layer of mulch for protection from cold temperatures. Camellias: Select and plant camellias this month. Visit local nurseries now for the best selection of colors and forms. Vegetables: Continue planting cool season crops including beet, cabbage, turnip, lettuce, potato, and broccoli.

What to Do

Deciduous fruit: Now is the time to plant deciduous fruit trees. This will give roots time to develop before the warm and dry spring months. Cold protection: Frost or freezes are likely this month and next. Be ready to cover tender plants to minimize damage and make sure covers extend all the way to the ground. Irrigation: Lawns and landscape plants are dormant and need minimal irrigation. Shrubs and Trees: Prune non-spring flowering shrubs and trees this month to improve form. Arbor Day: Florida observes Arbor Day on the 3rd Friday of January. To celebrate, plant a tree in your yard or community. Crapemyrtle: While crapemyrtles do not require pruning, removing seed pods, crossing branches and small twiggy growth improves the appearance and form of the plant. Pests: To control scale on citrus, shrubs, camellias, and deciduous fruit trees, apply horticultural oil while plants are dormant.


Rockaween Dance Party Raises $5,000 for Gulfside Hospice

The Lucas Magazine Community Foundation raised thousands of dollars at this year’s Rockaween Dance Party to support Gulfside Hospice and homeless veterans. The foundation presented a check to Gulfside Hospice for $5,000 from the event. Pictured left to right: Leah Kershner from Peck Jenkins Kershner CPAs, Marvelous Marvin from Hits 106, Yvette Behmer from the Lucas Magazine Community Foundation, Carla Armstrong from Gulfside Hospice and Drew Monte from Monte Designs.

More than 250 people danced the night away at this year’s Rockaween Dance Party and raised thousands of dollars to benefit Gulfside Hospice and homeless veterans. The fundraiser, hosted by the Law Offices of Lucas Magazine through the Lucas Magazine Community Foundation, was held Friday, Oct. 9 at Spartan Manor in New Port Richey. A check for $5,000 was presented to Gulfside in late November at the Hits 106 studio for the portion of the event funds raised for Gulfside Hospice. “We are so grateful to the Lucas Magazine Community Foundation and everyone involved in making this event so successful,” said Carla Armstrong, Director of Philanthropy for Gulfside. “You are truly making a difference in our community by supporting organizations like Gulfside. Your support allows us to continue to be there for our patients and families when they need us most.” The event was a fun-filled evening of lively costumes, delicious food, dancing with featured band The Spazmatics and a silent auction provided by Sunrise Auctions. Guests also enjoyed taking fun and spooky photos in a photo booth and were entertained by Marvelous Marvin from Hits 106 as the Event Emcee. In addition to supporting Gulfside Hospice, the event also raised funds to help homeless veterans. Event sponsors included the Florida Wellness and Rehab, Excel Medical Imaging, Seaside National Bank & Trust and Bright House Network. Gulfside Hospice, established as a nonprofit corporation in Pasco County in 1988 and initially licensed in 1989, serves more than 325 patients daily. Gulfside employs over 250 professionals and has more than 500 volunteers. Gulfside is the only hospice that serves Pasco County exclusively and was the first hospice in Pasco to receive The Joint Commission’s Seal of Approval Accreditation. For more information about Gulfside Hospice, call 800-5614883 or visit•


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Ace for a Cure I by Joleen Ross, Sports Writers of America

f you are a fan of tennis, Avila was the place to be on Sunday December 6, 2015. Some of the best male tennis players in the United States came together to help raise money for a worthy cause. American tennis star, and local resident John Isner was the big attraction at Avila Golf and Counrty Club in Tampa. The 6th annual exhibition tennis event was a benefit for Freidreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA). This organization is dedicated to curing Freidreich’s Ataxia, which is a genetic, neurological disease that affects mobility, speech, vision and hearing. The charity event included a silent auction, a future stars exhibition, a collegiate exhibition tennis match between the USF Bulls and the St. Leo’s Lions.

Number 1 American tennis player, John Isner, played a singles set against 18 year old up and coming player Alexander Zverev. The match was very exciting and close, although it was clear that the score and the rules were not as important as the cause. A doubles match followed with Isner teaming with Thomas Blake. The opposing team of touring pros was Alex Kuznetsov and Tim Smyczek. They put on a great show for the crowd. The event was well attended and ran without a hiccup. Over a dozen people paid $100 each to take a turn against big John’s killer serve. Isner’s serve is known to be the best in the world. FARA has already raised $250,000 to help find a cure for this debilitating disease.•


American tennis star, and local resident John Isner was the big attraction at Avila Golf and Counrty Club in Tampa.

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Available Dog Adoptions at Hillsborough County Animal Services

For more information on adoptions, contact Animal Services at 813-744-5660 or email They also have anSPOTLIGHT online kennel to view COMMUNITY



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This JR loves to dog friends, but is in a dogs,Please cats and humans guy knows many very own. if you have any questions about cats sweet Louie call Kelly at and plays fine with play with his ball and foster home with four of all sizes. JR loves to commands like (727)-744-2404 cats and plays fine with them. play with his ball and is great walking on a them. is great walking on a sit,stay,down and leash. If you think that leash. If you think that For moreFor info moreabout info about shake. Roger is just JR would be perfect or to apply to adopt JR would be perfect Juju, or toJuju, apply to adopt for your family, visit an all around great dog and would be a great her, please visit www. for your family, visit for her, please visit www. addition to your family. If you would like more information on him please more info and to fill for If you are looking for a out an application. contact, Crystal Davidson at - (813)-574-9987 or more info and to fill tall,dark and handsome Sonia Dalano at - (813) -610-2275. out an application. stunner then Clyde is your man! Clyde is 5 years old, fully vetted, This beautiful pup is Sara, Jolie is a two year old also known as Sweetpea. Sara micro-chipped and 70 cream Chihuahua is 7 months old only and 27 with beautiful ebony pounds and awesome! pounds and fully grown. She is eyes. She is very smart believed to be a mix of boxer, Clyde is looking for an and playful. Her beagle, and pitt. She unfortuThis beautiful pup is Sara, Jolie is a two year old experienced dog owner foster family says she nately was abused in the past Allie is a and beautiful 2 her year also known as Sweetpea. Sara to play fetch with and gets along with both has a scar down side. old cream Chihuahua big and small dogs. Pit/Terrier who weighs take him on walks, since She ismix up to date on all of her is 7 months old only and 27 with beautiful ebony spayed andThis micro- sweet only 37 shots, pounds! If you are interested he is already a champ pounds and fully grown. She is Sara gets along with eyes. She is very smart in Jolie please go to little girlchipped. on on the leash! Clyde can kids,is dogscurrent and cats! She is a all believed to be a mix of boxer, small dog for anyone.and and playful. Her of her perfect shots, spayed be a little dog selective beagle, and pitt. She unfortufor more info or to fill you are interested in adoptrecentlyIfingfinished heartworm family andfoster doesn't wantsays to she go to a out home with cats so he would probably do best an application. Sara or have any questions nately was abused in the past pleaseand send mejust an email with a treatment wants in agets home without cats and older kids. If you think would like to make along with both and has a scar down her side. the title “Adopt Sara” to family to call her very own. She is a total love Clyde a member of your family or would like more info please contact us big and small dogs. She isbug up to date on all her with her foster mom and foster sister and at for an adoption application and help with and loves toofcuddle shots, spayed micromany friends!and Allie currently lives in a condo and lovesThetaking long walks anyIfquestion. you are interested majority of these dogs chipped. Sara gets along with concern as long as she getswere so a big yard is not a huge timepulled to stretch her from death All of in Jolie please go tothese dogs can be found at row at Hillsborough County legs social of all ages, gender kids,and dogsplay. and This cats! She is abutterfly loves to play with dogs Animal Services. Please Hillsborough County Animal Services 440 N. Falkenburg Rd. consider stopping do by your and sizesmall but dog is a for litter nervous around cats so she would probably best perfect anyone. Tampa, 33619 Open 7 days a week, 10am - 7pm local shelter or rescue group for moreFL info or to813-744-5660. fill in a house without in them. If you think Allie is the perfect fit for you please If you are interested adoptif you want to add a four If an animal has been rescued by a rescue group the shelter should be able to assist you with adopting legged to your contact herhave foster Amber for more info or to set upfriend a meeting out an application. ing Sara or anymom questions another animal or giving you the rescue groups contact information. Adopt, foster, rescue, Adopt, rescue, foster! save a life today and have a friend for life. please send me an email with the title “Adopt Sara” to Page 20 MEADOW POINTE NEWS July 2014


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Everyone meet dogs Luke! This handsome boy has been patiently waiting for his forever The majority of these were family pulled tofrom death take him on long walks and new adventures. Luke is a very healthy 7 year old row atpup, Hillsborough County 80 pounds, current on his shots, neutered and up to date on his flea and heartAnimalworm Services. Please Animal Services 440 N. Falkenburg Rd. prevention. Luke walks nicely onHillsborough a leash and really justCounty enjoys hanging out. Every consider byheyour nowstopping and then does enjoy chasing the occasional squirrel (but who doesn't) so he Tampa, FL 33619 813-744-5660. Open 7 days a week, 10am - 7pm local shelter rescue group wouldorprobably do best with a fenced yard. If you think Luke would be a great fit for if you you wantor to add a four If animal has been rescued for by a rescue group the your family please contact more information onshelter should be able to assist you with adopting leggedhow friend yourthis family. to to adopt wonderful dog! another animal or giving you the rescue groups contact information. Adopt, foster, rescue, Adopt, rescue, foster! save a life today and have a friend for life.

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