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									                     A N A D V E RT I S I N G PAG E O F T H E TA M PA T RI B U N E

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                                    by Courtney Frank
                                       I hope you like our new layout. With the revised format, you
                                    can enjoy your Saturday morning coffee while mapping out your
                                    game plan for the next two weeks of events.
                                       This issue we have a prominent south Tampa family that made
                                    a major donation to begin a new children’s facility, the Tampa
                                    Museum of Art announced its theme for its biggest fundraising
                                    event of the year, and koi, tarpon and lions are everywhere.

                                                 Contact Courtney Frank by phone, (813) 508-0001,
                                                  or via e-mail at

                                   MARY LEE’S HOUSE UNVEILED
Beautiful outside and inside describes longtime           the services they need in a child-friendly place, no
south Tampa residents Mary Lee and Rex Farrior III        longer traumatized by the process of being driven
This lovely mom and her handsome son are Tampa’s          from facility to facility to repeatedly tell their unsettling
most recent pair of do-gooders. Their personal kick-      stories to the authorities. Rex and his wife Laurin
start of $1.25 million will go toward a capital           opened their breathtaking Davis Islands waterfront
campaign goal of $6.3 million to build a new              home to a group of traditionally charitable individuals,
30,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that will   including Bill and Betty Poe, Troy and Elizabeth
house key organizations that serve abused and             Fowler, and Todd and Cyndi Alley to continue their
neglected children. In Hillsborough County, 15,000        quest to achieve the $3.5 million still needed. If you
child abuse cases are reported annually, with 3,200       are interested in helping Hillsborough County’s
confirmed. At Mary Lee’s House, victims will receive       abused children, contact Peg Reese at (813) 253-
                                                          0657 or visit Business
                                                          owners can receive up to a 50 percent tax credit on
                                                          Florida corporate income taxes or a 50 percent
                                                          refund on state sales tax, in addition to a possible 35
                                                          percent federal charitable tax deduction — helping
                                                          your business while you help a child.

                                                                          From left, Rex Farrior III, chairman
                                                                          of the board; Mary Lee Farrior, board
                                                                          member; Joe Clark, president of the
                                                                          Eckerd Family Foundation; and Peg
                                                                          Reese, executive director

                                                                                  From left, Tracy Romano;
                                                                              Alice Boullousa; Mary Lee Farrior,
                                                                                     board member; and
                                                                                    Rosemary Henderson

           Martha and Thomas Azzarelli,                                             From left, Laurin Farrior;
       a board member who donated his                                          Elizabeth and Troy Fowler, board
      developer’s fee valued at $375,000                                       member, and Henry Valenzuela
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                                          SOUTH TAMPA GOES TO BOCA GRANDE                                                                    PAVILION XXII THEME ANNOUNCED
                 Wondering why the             and $3 million homes that overlook                           paradise, whether it’s for       Imagine an event in November. Imagine it being
                 south Tampa roads were        the crystal green Gulf waters.                               tarpon or fishing on the flats.    filled with 652 individuals who purchased tickets.
                  so sparsely traveled         Vacation rentals are available, but for                      For those interested in simply   Imagine those tickets gathering dollars for the
                 over the Memorial Day         south Tampa residents,                                       “testing the Boca Grande         Tampa Museum of Art’s educational programs.
                 weekend? A short two-         this is home (i.e. their                                     waters” versus taking the full   Mary Kelly and Julie Brown, this year’s patron
                hour drive will give you the   second home). What                                           plunge, you can book a room      committee co-chairs for Pavilion XXII, are not
             answer. South Tampa heads         to do while there? Once                                      at the historic Gasparilla Inn   just envisioning a successful fundraiser, they are
          down to Boca Grande — a              you are on the island                           or rent an island home — but you’d            working to make sure it happens. Sandy Juster,
quaint island resort filled with oleanders,     bridge, you can feel the hectic pace of        better start booking early. Yes, Memorial      this year’s chair of the Pavilion’s Imagine-themed
                                                                                                                                             event, is excited to be working with them. Now
bougainvillea, an upscale restaurant           the workweek come to a screeching halt.        Day rooms are filled as soon as January.
                                                                                                                                             that’s a dynamic trio! If you are interested in
named The Pink Elephant (if you’re there,      It’s time to sit down with a great book. Or,   Better yet, find a friend who owns a home
                                                                                                                                             being placed on the invitation-only mailing list,
ask for a Hummer — the signature drink)        if you’re into fishing, this is an angler’s     and get on the guest list now.
                                                                                                                                             contact Bobbie Williams at (813) 274-8074.

                                                                                                            From left, Paul Wilborn,
                                                                                                            Eugenie Bondurant,
                                                                                                            Kevin Schmidt, Jay Singletary,
                                                                                                            Robin Guess with Mini-Me,
                                                                                                            Andy Graham, John Finn,
                                                                                                            Dennis Kay, Norman de
                                                                                                            Lapouyade Jr., Nancy Valencia,
                                                                                                            Norman de Lapouyade,
                                                                                                            and Sarah and Ken Walters
                                                                                                                                             Front row, from left, Lisa Hardiman; Debbie Troy;
                                                                                                            From left, Claudia Gamba,         Floyd and Sandy Juster, Pavilion XXII co-chairs;
   From left, Amy Diehl, Elizabeth and Kent Harrell,                                                        Ryan and Buffy Waddell,           Mary Kelly and Julie Brown, Patron committee
  Janna Walker, Dan Pariseau, Travis Christenberry,                                                         Bill Robbins, Mimi Gatto,         co-chairs; Stacie Schiable; Carlton Carter; John
    Rob, Sadie and Hank Pariseau, Elizabeth and                                                             Laurie and Phil Greenwald            Kelly; Laura Barber and JoAnne Rosenfeld
 Chris Christenberry, Reese Harrell and Jeremy Place                                                                                          From left, back row, Jennifer Sultenfuss; Kristin
 Front, sitting on the sand, Taylor Christenberry with                                                                                       Dunphy; Jerry Green; and Laurie and Duane (DJ)
          Emily and her brother Nat Pariseau                                                                                                         Johnson, Pavilion Auction co-chairs
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                              It was a tranquil day visiting tropical
                              backyards filled with bright-colored
                                                                            SATURDAY, JUNE 2
                                                                                                           of soci al events
                                                                                                                        SATURDAY, JUNE 2                        SATURDAY, JUNE 2                           SATURDAY, JUNE 2                         SUNDAY, JUNE 3                       SUNDAY, JUNE 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     LION KING BALL BENEFITS RONALD MACDONALD HOUSE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            As I read through “The Lion King” book,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            which recently arrived in my mailbox, I was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ill. Congratulations to Storybook Ball chair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Theresa Klingel and Ronald McDonald
                              red, yellow, orange and blue koi            Charity Salon Event: The Wedding                 NOLA Café Crawfish Boil                         VIP Auction                       Walk the River for Your Liver                 Xiomara Alfaro                  Passport to Summer Fun            reminded of its theme, “the circle of life.” It     House Executive Director Janice Davis,
                                                                                     noon - 3 p.m.                            1 p.m.; $25, adults;                     6 - 11 p.m., $125                         9 a.m. - noon, $15                   3 p.m., $32.50- $36.50                    1 p.m., $30
                              peacefully swimming below waterfalls.                 (813) 832-1115                           15 and younger, free                       (727) 767-8422                            (813) 248-3337                          (813) 229-7827                      (813) 251-1008                is a great message to children about love and       along with board member Vickii Black of
                              Pondscapes owners Michael Jones                  Barbara Forgione Salon                           (813) 258-8778                      Hilton at Carillon Park                  The University of Tampa             Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center         Marriott Hotel Ballroom           loss and a reminder for adults. The Ronald          Spellbound, for transforming A la Carte Event
                                                                        Benefits The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay Inc.        A La Carte Event Pavilion             Benefits All Children’s Hospital,        Benefits the American Liver Foundation              Benefits TBPAC             Benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation
                              and Kevin McLeod set the tone by                                                              Benefits the United Way                       St. Petersburg                                                                                                                                     McDonald House provides a home away                 Pavilion into a sun-washed savanna, making
                              opening their home, as well as                                                                of Greater New Orleans                                                                                                                                                                          from home for families whose children are           for a successful fundraising event.
                              orchestrating the tour of other scenic
                              Pondscapes homes, to benefi t a cause
                              close to their hearts — Tampa’s
                              Humane Society. Fish helping dogs —
                                                                             MONDAY, JUNE 4                               TUESDAY, JUNE 5                          FRIDAY, JUNE 8                             FRIDAY, JUNE 8                        SUNDAY, JUNE 10                     MONDAY, JUNE 11
                              now that’s a switch and a good one! If             Charity Golf Classic                         Pink Martini Benefit                     Chalk Talk with the                         Pride and Passion:                 13 Ugly Men Third Annual                  Fork Fight 2007
                              you are interested in donating                 10:30 a.m. check-in/lunch,                          5 - 8 p.m., $35                    Tampa Bay Buccaneers                      A Celebration of Identity                   Golf Tournament                  6 p.m., $150/individual,
                                                                              11:30 a.m. shotgun start                          1-877-506-6927               11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., $50/members,         8 p.m. - midnight, $45/individual,     1 p.m. shotgun start, $125/golfer,        sponsorships available
                              to the Humane Society, contact                      $750/individuals,                             The Tampa Club                      $75/potential members                     $65/couple or household,                    $500/foursome                        (813) 221-4900
                              Cathy Bellatin at (813) 876-4150 or          $4,500/sponsorship foursomes                Benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure              (813) 276-9440                     $20/current museum members                      (813) 294-3361                      Tampa Marriott
                              visit               (813) 935-8552, Ext. 235                                                            Hyatt Regency Downtown                            (813) 274-8716                 Bay Palms Golf Course, Tampa           Waterside Hotel & Marina
                                                                               Old Memorial Golf Club                                                              Benefits the Greater Tampa                   Tampa Museum of Art                  Benefits local military veterans   Benefits Second Harvest of Tampa Bay
                                                                             Benefits Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo                                                          Chamber of Commerce                   Benefits the Tampa Museum of Art

                                                                           THURSDAY, JUNE 14                              FRIDAY, JUNE 15                       SATURDAY, JUNE 2                           SATURDAY, JUNE 2
                                                                             Centre for Women Reception                    AMP Carnival of the Arts          Fundraising Expo for Susan G. Komen    Alex Smith Autograph Signing
                                                                                   5:30 - 7:30 p.m.                     8 - 11 p.m., $10 nonmembers;                  3-Day 60-Mile Walk                    Noon to 2 p.m.
                                                                                    (813) 251-8437                         free for group members                        1-5 p.m., free                  $10 per autograph,
                                                                            Stephen & Janet Rifkin’s home                       (813) 222-1275                Courtyard by Marriot Tampa North     $10 in-store minimum purchase
                                                                              Benefits The Centre for Women                   Tampa Museum of Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                event, private
                                                                                                                                                                  Benefits the Susan G.For coverage of your Heaven, north Tampa dinner
                                                                                                                                                                                       Komen     Bucs and Bulls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     party or to have an event listed,
                                                                                                                      Benefits the Tampa Theatre, TBPAC and          for the Cure Foundation               Benefits EASII Foundation for Youth
                                                                                                                              Tampa Museum of Art                                                   contact or call (813) 508-0001.

                              Kevin McLeod                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   From left, Bill Wickett; Chris and John Tortorella; Janice Davis, executive director; and Tim Wiles

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