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									20                                                            Gazebo Gazette                                 August 14, 2009


     COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE                                  DuPont DeLisle Cooking Club Holds
       AVAILABLE FOR RENT
                                                            Shrimp Boil For Nursing Home Residents
     517 C&D West North Street, Pass Christian            Members of the DuPont
     Available as one large (2200) sq ft suite @ $1,800   DeLisle Cooking Club re-
                         per month,                       cently assisted the Dunbar
                              Or                          Village Nursing Home staff
      Individual (1,100) sq ft suites @ $900 per month    in providing a shrimp boil
                                                          for their residents.
            6120 Beatline Rd, Long Beach
 Entire building available (1300 sq ft) @ $1400 per       The Cooking Club provides
                       month,                             outreach efforts from the
                         Or                               DuPont DeLisle Plant
 Two smaller suites w/common areas @ $800 per             throughout the year for a
                       month                              number of organizations.

                                                          The team cooked on the
             KEN AUSTIN, CRS, GRI                         grounds using their portable
                    228-452-2313 OFFICE                   equipment and then helped      (Above) DuPont
                     228-493-0052 CELL                    serve the residents with       DeLisle Cooking
                                                          boiled shrimp, corn and po-     Club members
                                                          tatoes, for their evening        with Dunbar
                                                          meal.                          Village staff and
                Advertise in                                                                 residents
                                                                                          (Right) Wally
            the Gazebo Gazette!                                                           Meaut cooling
             Call 228-363-1973                                                                shrimp
                                                                                         —DuPont DeLisle



                                                Pass Christian Books
         212 East Second Street • 228-452-7399 • www.passchristianbooks.com
                                Open Tuesday – Friday 11am – 6pm & Saturday 9am - 4pm
                                                              Now In Stock!
                                Chet Nicholson “Dream Room: Tales of the Dixie Mafia”
                                “The State of Jones” by Sally Jenkins and John Stauffer
         Douglas Brinkley “The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for
                                           America”
                                                   James Lee Burke “Rain Gods”
                                                      Now in Trade Paperback:
                                          Rick Bragg: The Prince Of Frogtown
                                    Stieg Larsson: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
                                    David Sedaris: When You Are Engulfed in Flames
August 14, 2009                                              Gazebo Gazette                                              21

     Humane Society
   of South Mississippi
 Pets Of The Week
                                                                                     COLONNADE
                                                                                   Commercial office space
                                                                                 Prime Second Street Location




Tasha: 5-month-old female
      Retriever mix




                                                                                   AVAILABLE NOW
                                   Ronald J. Hunt, DVM                           Suites from 350 sq ft to 770 sq feet
                                   Formerly of Pass Christian Animal Hospital
                                              is now practicing as
                                                                                 Call 228-255-9947 or 229-8076
                                                   Veterinary
Blackie:10-month-old male
       Pit Bull mix
    If you are interested in
                                                     Mobile
                                                    Medical
adopting these or any of the
wonderful animals from the
 Humane Society of South

                                                    Services
 Mississippi you can come
see us at 2615 25th Avenue,
   off Hwy 49 in Gulfport.
   Phone: (228) 863-3354
     When you adopt from
HSSM, the adoption fee in-       We bring the
        •
               cludes:
             Your new pet.       clinic to you!                                   Family Owned & Operated Since 1925
      •     A free vet exam.                                                      LUMBER, PLYWOOD, MOLDING, WINDOWS, 
    •     First Booster shot.
                                                                                    DOORS, DRYWALL, CONCRETE BLOCKS,  
                                   228-209-2352
   •      Rabies vaccination.
     •     Initial heartworm                                                         CEMENT PRODUCTS, JAMES HARDIE  
          screening for dogs.
 •      Appropriate vaccina-
                                                                                     SIDING, TRIM AND MUCH MORE …  
                                                                                                    

              tions for age
   •      One month free pet
                                                                                      Check With Us FIRST And  
           health insurance.
                                               Subscribe to the                     Help Support Local Business! 
       •     Spay or neuter                    gazebo gazette!
  •       Microchipping with                     See page 31                    345 Fleitas Avenue, Pass Christian
        national registration.                                                             228-452-4353
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PORTAGE MARINA                                                      PASS CHRISTIAN
                                                                  CALENDAR OF EVENTS
                                                       Friday, Aug. 14            munity Room, Davis
                                                     Downtown Charrette                 Avenue
                                                     Closing Presentation
                                                     6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Boys      Saturday, Aug. 29
                                                       & Girls Club of PC         Dedication of Pass
                                                                                 Christian Fire Station
                                                     Saturday, Aug. 15          No. 2 to Horace Necaise,
                                                      Market in the Park               Jr., 10 a.m.,
                                                        8am-11:30am,              707 W. North Street
                                                      War Memorial Park
                                                    Information: 228-234-8732       Calendar Listings:
                                                                                editor@gazebogazette.com
                                                    Pass Christian Football
 Slips Now Available On                                & Cheerleading           Residents Will Need
                                                                                   Utility Bill In
                                                    Registration, 9am-2pm
 Beautiful Bayou Portage                                   City Hall                Emergency
     In the heart of Pass Christian                 St. Patrick’s Episcopal
                                                                                All residents of Pass Chris-
                                                                                tian will need a copy of a
           — Mechanical Boat Lifts —                Church Dedication, 310      utility bill, along with a
                                                     N. Cleveland Avenue,       driver’s license, to re-enter
        — 33 Power Slips, 3 Wet Slips —              Liturgy begins at 6 pm     the city after a declared
                                                                                                                   Market in the Park’s
                                                                                                                   Recipe Contest Open
         Easy access to Bay St. Louis,                                          emergency after the city has        Through Sept. 26
      Mississippi Sound, Louisiana Marsh             Rotary Club of Pass        declared their area safe to re
                                                                                -enter. Depending on the         Market in the Park invites
                                                     Christian Drawdown,
     40% OFF FOR LIMITED TIME                         6 p.m., Espy Center       size of the event, officials     customers to share their
                                                                                may only open up certain         original Market-inspired
          Call 228-332-0061 for rates                Call 228-363-1937 for
                                                                                sections of the city, so resi-   recipes! To enter, send the
                                                        advance tickets         dents are asked to listen to     Market the original recipe
        Portage Marina Is Home Of                                               TV and radio reports — or        (s) you use to prepare your
                                                      Tuesday, Aug. 18          www.GazeboGazette.com            favorite Mississippi-grown,
                                                    Pass Christian Board of     — for updates.                   processed and produced
                                                      Aldermen Regular                                           dishes, along with a photo
                                                                                                                 of you and/or your com-
                                                    Meeting, 6 pm, Hancock       Pass Wal-Mart                   pleted dish for a chance to
                                                    Bank Community Room,
                                                         Davis Avenue              Accepting                     win. Selected recipes will
                                                                                                                 be used in an upcoming
                                                                                  Applications                   Slow Food Gulf Coast
                                                       Friday, Aug. 21                                           Farmers Market Cookbook
                                                                                Wal-Mart has begun look-         and posted on the market’s
                                                     Football Season Begins
                                                                                ing for about 300 employ-        website. Contest rules and
                                                     Pass Christian vs Mize     ees for its new Pass Chris-
                                                       7:30pm at Home                                            entry forms are available at
                                                                                tian store, which will open      the Market in the Park or at
                                                    Stanislaus v Taylorsville   this fall. The store’s tempo-    www.marketinthepark.org.
                                                         7:30 at Home           rary hiring center at Missis-    Deadline for entry is Sep-
                                                                                sippi Gulf Coast Commu-          tember 26, 2009.
                                                    Wednesday, Aug. 26          nity College’s West Harri-
                                                    Pass Christian Planning     son County Center on Espy        The winner will receive a
                                                    Commission Meeting, 6       Avenue is open 8 a.m. to 5       basket of goodies from
       … call 228-332-0061 for more information …                               p.m. Monday to Friday.           Market in the Park vendors.
                                                    pm, Hancock Bank Com-
August 14, 2009                                                       Gazebo Gazette                                                                             23


       Upcoming Events Of Interest Around The Coast
Mississippi Home of Your         ies toll free at 1-888-671-      who are currently working
Own Homebuyer Work-              0051.                            full time while attending
shop Set for Long Beach                                           school. “Beginning this fall
                                  MGCCC West Harrison             term, many of our weekend
Mississippi Home of Your          County Center Steps Up          classes will be offered in a
Own will sponsor a free,          Class Offerings For Fall        hybrid format so that stu-
one-day homebuyer educa-                                          dents can attend class and
tion workshop on Aug. 22         The West Harrison County         meet with the instructor, but
for residents with and with-     Center in Long Beach is          can also complete some
out disabilities in Harrison     offering daytime, evening        work online,” she said.
and surrounding counties.        and weekend academic             “Students will also have the
                                 courses beginning this           opportunity to earn their
The workshop will be held        fall. Preregistration is being   Associate of Arts degrees
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in         held now at the center, one      by enrolling in our Week-
Room 101 of the Advance          of eight Mississippi Gulf        end Cluster classes. By tak-
Education Center on the          Coast Community College          ing a cluster of academic
Gulf Coast campus of The         locations in South Missis-       weekend/hybrid classes,
University of Southern Mis-      sippi. Regular registration is   students can earn an AA
sissippi at 730 East Beach       Aug. 19-20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.        degree within six semes-
Boulevard in Long Beach.         Late registration is Aug. 21-    ters.”
                                 27. Classes begin Aug. 21.
In its 12th year of service to                                    With the American Gradua-
Mississippians with dis-         Career and technical pro-        tion Initiative taking effect
abilities and their families,    grams at the center include      this year, more grants and
Home of Your Own is an           Surgical Technology, Colli-      loans are available to com-
award-winning program of         sion Repair Technology,          munity college students.
the University of Southern
Mississippi Institute for
                                 Automotive Technology,
                                 Food Production and Man-         For more information about
                                                                                                                                  Subscribe to the
Disability Studies. HOYO         agement Technology, Land-        registration, contact the cen-                                  gazebo gazette!
was created to empower           scape Management Tech-           ter at 228-868-6057, or visit                                      See page 31
people with disabilities to      nology, Electrical Technol-      www.mgccc.edu.
reach their individual           ogy, Drafting and Design
dreams of owning and             Technology, and Medical
maintaining their own            Billing and Coding Tech-
homes. Since 1997, HOYO          nology.
has assisted more than 300
people with disabilities and     “During this time of eco-
their families in becoming       nomic uncertainty, we are
homeowners.                      stepping up our class offer-
                                 ings to ensure that any per-
                                                                                                                                    Eye Exams, Glasses, Contacts
Grant funds of up to             son who wants to attend
$15,000 are currently avail-     college can find a schedule
                                                                                                                                       Dr. James Benigno, Jr.
able to eligible borrowers       at West Harrison,” said Dr.
with disabilities in desig-      Janice Poole, administrative                                                                           NOW OPEN
nated areas through              dean at the center. “To meet
HOYO. More information           the needs of the working
                                                                                                                                        at our new location
about these grants will be       individual, West Harrison           Market St                Davis Ave          Menge Ave             205 East Second St.
available at the workshop.       offers a variety of academic                                                                              Pass Christian
                                 classes that are available
For more information or to       late afternoon, evenings and
pre-register for the free        weekends.”                                                               E. 2nd St
                                                                                                                                        (228) 452-0830
home buyer education semi-                                                                                               Hwy 90     Please call for an appointment
nar, call Tina Massey in the     Poole said the weekend
Hattiesburg office of the        classes were set up to meet
                                                                                 Pass Christian Harbor
Institute for Disability Stud-   the needs of individuals
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                                                                                             HORT HINTS BY SYLVIA MCLAURIN

                                                                                                    The Green Wave
                                                                                                    vigorous vines, “Terrace
                                                                                                    Lime” with a bushier
        Landscaping ~ Irrigation,                                                                      habit, and the varie-
                                                                                                     gated “Pink Frost.”
     Lawn Maintenance ~ Tree Pruning
                                                                  When I was at LSU, “The           In addition to their use-
                                                                  Green Wave” meant only one        fulness in containers,
                                                                  thing — Tulane. As I remem-       sweet potato vines make
                                                                  ber it, there was the tradi-      excellent ground covers.
                                                                  tional, once-a-year trouncing,    Because they grow in full
                                                                  similar to that of Ole Miss       sun or part shade and
                                                                  and State or Georgia and          most soils (except heavy
                                                                  Georgia Tech. We Tigers           clay), they are ideal for
                                                                  always pointed out we were a      hard-to-plant spots near
                 Young Gardens                                    super highway, while that         driveways, in the dappled
       Landscape Design & Implementation
                                                                  New Orleans school was            shadow of open-canopied
               Site preparation
                                                                  only a “two-lane” institution.    trees, on banks, or any-       Sweet potato vine “Marguerite”
          Seasonal Maintenance Services                           Yet in spite of the rivalry, I    where a colorful, rampant          Photo by Iowa State Univ Extension
            Correct Pruning techniques                            actually have become a loyal      grower is needed.
         Insect, disease, and weed control
                     Soil testing                                 fan of the “green wave” —                                              8b. Further south it can be a
Oliver Young                    Phone (228) 452-6286              the horticultural one.            Sweet potato vine needs only         perennial. To overwinter the
B.S.Ornamental hort.           Mobile (770) 639-8225                                                moderate fertilizing with a          vine, take cuttings before the
                                                                  You’ve noticed the luxurious      balanced fertilizer and mod-         first freeze date (usually by
                                                                  cascade of lime green leaves      erate water. It quickly an-          mid-November) and root
                                                                  falling out of pots, window       nounces it’s thirsty via             them indoors in a sunny win-
      Advertise in the Gazebo Gazette!                            boxes, and planters: ‘tis the     drooping leaves, though              dow. As it is a sweet potato,
           Prices start at just $15 a week.
                                                                  irrepressible sweet potato        older vines are quite drought-       another method is to dig the
           Call 228-363-1973 today to get a
                                                                  vine, Marguerite (or one of       tolerant. Besides the occa-          fleshy root, cut off the vines,
             list of our advertising rates.
                                                                  her grandchildren). Margue-       sional beetle holes in the           and put the tuber in vermicu-
                                                                  rite is a true sweet potato       leaves, perhaps its only             lite or sand. Keep it dry and
                                                                  (Ipomea batatas) developed        drawback is its aggressive-          be sure it doesn’t freeze.

       Pine Hills Nursery                                         first by the USDA from simi-
                                                                  lar South American plants.
                                                                                                    ness. Given the opportunity,
                                                                                                    it can cover a bed and the           In mid-spring, plant the root
          Your Complete Garden Center                             Also known as “Margarita”         smaller plants in it in just a       in a pot or container. It will
 Phone: 255-9645 ~ Online www.pinehillsnursery.net                or “Sulphur,” this ornamental     few weeks.                           sprout and send out vines as
                                                                  vine is a peerless landscape                                           soon as the weather is warm

     SUMMER SALE                                                  plant. Though a true sweet
                                                                  potato, its water-holding
                                                                  fleshy root is also edible, but
                                                                                                    So, due to its ease of propa-
                                                                                                    gation, I turn its fault into an
                                                                                                    advantage. Armed with a
                                                                                                                                         enough. Moreover, any 3-4”
                                                                                                                                         sprout, or slip, can be pulled
                                                                                                                                         from the root and placed ei-
     August 1 - August 31                                         not palatable. The root is
                                                                  woody and bitter.
                                                                                                    clipper and a chair, I ap-
                                                                                                    proach the vine cautiously.
                                                                                                                                         ther in a jar of water or in the
                                                                                                                                         soil. It will quickly grow
                                                                                                    When it isn’t looking, I move        roots and put out leaves, as
 ANNUALS & PERENNIALS                                             Another favorite ornamental,
                                                                  “Blackie,” has a dark purple,
                                                                                                    in, clipping cuttings quickly
                                                                                                    before it can leap forward.
                                                                                                                                         does its cousin the more fa-
                                                                                                                                         miliar, edible sweet potato.
       50% OFF                                                    heavily lobed leaf. It is less
                                                                  aggressive, but makes a
                                                                                                    The cuttings root easily in
                                                                                                    water or in potting soil. Once       Whether it is a green wave or
     WHILE SUPPLIES LAST * SOME EXCLUSIONS APPLY                  beautiful contrast in a con-      roots have sprouted, the cut-        a chartreuse tsunami, Mar-
                                                                  tainer with pink flowers,         tings can be transplanted into       guerite and her kin have enli-
       Located 1/4 mile north of I-10 at the DeLisle exit (#20)
 Open Monday to Saturday 8:30am to 5pm & Sunday 10am to 4pm
                                                                  such as begonias or “Pink         other containers or beds.            vened many a dull planting.
                                                                  Wave” petunias. Newer cul-                                             I’ll certainly let it take over if
 LANDSCAPING SERVICES & DELIVERY AVAILABLE
                                                                  tivars include the “Sweet         Sweet potato vine is an an-          it’ll hide those weeds and
 LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED SINCE 1986                              Caroline” series with less        nual in our hardiness zone           sun-weary annuals.
August 14, 2009                                                        Gazebo Gazette                                                                    25


                                 FINANCIAL FOCUS:
    Generations Should Invest For Growth                                                                  CUSTOM MADE
Is there a “generation gap”
today? In some ways, it’s
                                  cantly, and there’s no guaran-
                                  tee you won’t lose any prin-
                                                                   inflation — which means
                                                                   you’ll lose purchasing power.    HOT TUBS & GAZEBOS
possible. While many baby         cipal.)                          Consider investing in quality
boomers are happy just to                                          stocks, which have growth
understand the basics of          • Generation X — Retire-         potential, along with a good
Facebook, “Millennials” are       ment is becoming more of a       mix of bonds, Treasury bills,
busy texting and twittering.      reality — so if you have been    certificates of deposit and
And yet when it comes to          underutilizing your 401(k)       other vehicles that may offer
investing, baby boomers           and IRA, now may be a good       the potential for both current
(born between 1946 and            time to ratchet up your con-     income and preservation of
1962), Generation X (1963 –       tributions. And although you     principal.
1981) and Millennials (1982       have less time to make up for
– 2001) may have a lot in         market drops than your Mil-      Your need for investment
common.                           lennial co-workers, you’re       growth never really disap-       CUSTOM MADE DOESN'T MEAN "EXPENSIVE"
                                  not out of time, either — so     pears. But at different stages
Specifically, to achieve their    you still need to invest for     of your life, you’ll have to
                                                                                                         IT SIMPLY MEANS "AFFORDABLE"!
long-term goals, these groups     growth potential. Nonethe-       balance this need against
should structure their invest-    less, you may want to include    competing interests — so           RICHARD ARMSTRONG                KATHY YARD
ment portfolios to provide        a higher percentage of bonds     review your financial situa-      228-493-7727 (SPAS)           228-861-7727 (SPAS)
some growth potential. How-       and other fixed-income vehi-     tion regularly, and make the     EMAIL: SPARICHARD@AOL.COM     EMAIL: SUNNY33@AOL.COM
ever, due to their age differ-    cles in your portfolio, espe-    right moves at the right
ences, they may need to take      cially if you’re an older Gen    times.                           BUY FROM YOUR LOCAL HOT TUB MANUFACTURER!
different approaches in how       X'er.
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• Millennials — One of your       -term and a long-term goal,
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biggest objectives may be to      because even though you
save enough money for a           may be leaving your career in
down payment on a house.          just a few years, you could
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may want an investment            ades in retirement, starting a
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too much. At the same time,       school or pursuing other in-
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amount of growth-oriented         you need to start tapping into
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