State attorney will address Republicans
By TIMES WIRES
Published November 19, 2006
State Attorney Bernie McCabe will be the guest speaker at the Republican Club of Greater Largo meeting at 5:30 Monday at Alfano's Restaurant, 1702 Clearwater-Largo Road. McCabe was elected assistant state attorney in 19. He was elected state attorney 20 years later and has held the position ever since. The public is invited and reservations may be made by calling Evelyn Bartoszek at 727 586-0402. Questions can be directed to club president T.J. Schmitz at (727) 501-0033.
Jewish center has free holiday fair
The Golda Meir/Kent Jewish Center will present a free holiday gift fair and family fun day from noon to 4 p.m. today at the center, 2010 Greenbriar Blvd. Families are invited to enjoy a day of shopping, eating, swimming and watching the Buccaneers/Redskins football game on a big-screen television. The holiday fair will include Judaic items and gifts imported from Israel. All local artists and craftsmen are welcome and space will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Call the center at (727) 736-1494.
Youth program is collecting blanketsDonations of new or slightly used blankets are now being accepted by the city's youth initiative program, GotGov!, and will be given to children staying at the Ronald McDonald House in St. Petersburg. Those wishing to contribute a blanket should look for collection boxes at Clearwater recreation centers, libraries, the Municipal Services Building and City Hall before Nov. 25. For more information, contact Nicole Scholet at email@example.com.
Free help available for the deaf, blind
The nonprofit Deaf and Hearing Connection for Tampa Bay offers specialized telephones and ring-signaling devices at no cost to residents who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf and blind or speech-impaired. Residents can receive the equipment as long as they continue to live in the state for at least six months per year. Telecommunications access for the hearing- and speech-impaired is paid for by a surcharge on consumer telephone bills. Equipment is available by appointment from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Deaf and Hearing Connection's main office in mid Pinellas or at satellite locations throughout Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. Free hearing screenings, other equipment and hearing aids also are available. Call (727) 399-9983.
Volunteers sought for tax assistance
The AARP Tax-Aide Program needs volunteers to prepare and electronically file tax returns for low- to middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those 60 and older. Training, concluding with certification by the IRS, will be provided. A commitment of four hours a week during February, March and April 2007 is required. Contact Don Hatton at (727)943-2010 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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