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School briefs

By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published April 3, 2002

Elementary school to hold silent auction

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary will host a silent auction at 7 p.m. Friday in the school cafeteria, 6505 68th St. N, Pinellas Park. Gift baskets will be for sale at the "Author's Auction" to benefit the school's Janie Guilbault Publishing Center.

Call Teresa Brunton, 547-7828, for information.

Book fair planned for John Hopkins Center

John Hopkins Center for the Arts and Communication Studies announces a scholastic book fair from 9:30 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. April 15-19 at the school, 701 16th St. S. The fair will feature books and educational learning products from more that 150 publishers for readers of all ages. It is open to the public and will be held in the school's media center.

Call library information specialist Susan Holtzworth, 893-2400, ext. 131, for information.

Education foundation sponsors annual gala

The Pinellas County Education Foundation will host its 10th annual gala April 25 at the Mahaffey Theater at Bayfront Center. The reception begins at 6 p.m., dinner will be served at 7, and performances by Pinellas County students start at 8.

The gala brings together area business, community and education leaders for an evening of cocktails, music and entertainment. Proceeds from the gala help the foundation support a wide range of public school initiatives for students and educators.

For more information or for tickets, visit or call the foundation, 588-4816.

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