"I'm not going to stop doing things I think are important
because someone thinks it might benefit me."
-- Jeb Bush, Republican candidate for governor, about the
possibility some might say his involvement with a charter school
in Miami is for political purposes. Story on this page.
BOB PHELPS' PEOPLE
Connie Smith of San Marco had been hearing crows making their
raucous calls out side her kitchen window all day and finally,
she went outside with her son, Stuart, 7, to find out what
was attracting them to perch in her trees.
On the ground, they found a baby crow, injured, apparently
from a fall from its nest.
"Mom, we have to call CHIRPS," her son said. She finally
figured out that he meant BEAKS, the Bird Emergency Aide & Kare
Sanctuary. They called and got instructions on how to place the
baby in a substitute box nest in the tree.
Smith said that forever after, BEAKS will be called CHIRPS
at her house.
The 1997 Crime Prevention Prayer Breakfast will be held
tomorrow at the Radisson Riverwalk Hotel to raise money for
Prisoners of Christ.
The breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m. in the ballroom at the
hotel, 1515 Prudential Drive. Prisoners of Christ is a
non-profit organization that helps just-released prisoners find
a home, church and job through a six-week residential counseling
The program's three halfway homes are funded by donations
from corporations, churches and foundations as well as donations
taken during the prayer breakfast. …