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U.S. Naval Sea Cadets offer two youth programs

By Times Staff
Published April 7, 2006


If you're a student between the ages of 11 and 17 and interested in learning about naval traditions through participation in a variety of activities on and off the water, the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets, a nonprofit youth organization, offers valuable life and work skills like teamwork, leadership and citizenship. There are two types of programs, the Navy League Cadet for ages 11-13, and the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets for ages 13-17. All cadets must be U.S. citizens, in good moral standing, have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average, be active in the community, and enrolled in middle or high school and without dependents. Visit www.suncoastairsquadron.org for information or call 796-7322.

School district offers summer driving classes

The Pinellas County School District will offer several sessions of driver education instruction this summer. The cost is $185. Sites and locations are as follows:

--Palm Harbor University High, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 19, 22-26, May 30-June 2. Call Keith Mercer, 669-1131.

--Clearwater High, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., May 22-26, May 30-June 1, June 5-8. Call Tom Shaneyfelt, 298-1620.

--East Lake High, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., May 22-26, May 30-June 2, June 5-6. Call Jim McAvaddy, 942-5419.

--Largo High, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., May 22-26, May 30-June 2, June 5-6. Call Jim Casey, 588-3758.

--Northeast High, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., May 22-26, May 30-June 2, June 5. Call Jerry Austin, 570-3138.

--St. Petersburg High, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., May 22-26, May 30-June 1, June 5-8. Call Jim Mewha, 893-1842.

--Countryside High, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., May 30-June 1, June 5-8, June 12-15. Call Bob Stephens, 725-7956, ext. 159.

--Pinellas Park High, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., May 30-June 1, June 5-8, June 12-15. Call Ralph Young, 538-7410.

--Clearwater High, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., June 12-15, June 19-22, June 26-29. Call Tom Shaneyfelt, 298-1620.

--St. Petersburg High, 7:30-1 p.m., June 12-15, June 19-22, June 26-29. Call Jim Mewha, 893-1842.

For general information, call James Ewbank, supervisor, physical education and driver education, at 588-6078.

Program offers help with tax return

DUNEDIN - Ongoing assistance is available for adults seeking help with the preparation of their 2005 tax return. The Tax Aid Program, co-sponsored by AARP, will hold help sessions from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at the Dunedin Community Center, 1141 Michigan Blvd., and from 9 a.m. until noon Monday and Wednesday at the Hale Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave. The session will run through April 14. For information, call 298-3299.

Clearwater Kiwanis Club looking for new members

CLEARWATER - The Kiwanis Club of Greater Clearwater is looking for new members. The club meets at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Golden Coin Restaurant, 1844 N Highland Ave., Clearwater. Club projects include Head Start, YWCA and an annual UPARC fishing trip. Call Adam at 934-2085 or Walt at 441-4196.

[Last modified April 7, 2006, 13:00:43]


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