Neighborhood events calendar
By TIMES WIRES
Published December 17, 2006
Carrollwood Business Networking Association: E. L. Mullen will speak at the weekly breakfast meeting. Meetings are at Piccadilly Cafeteria, 11810 N Dale Mabry Highway. Business cards and leads are exchanged. Call 813 908-1266.
Genealogy Program: Jimmie B. Keel Regional Public Library will offer "Wills and Probate Records" at 1:30 p.m. The library is at 2902 W Bearss Ave. Call (813) 273-3652.
Foresters, Tampa Branch: The group's monthly business meeting will be at Piccadilly Cafeteria, 11810 N Dale Mabry Highway. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 6:15 p.m. The International Fraternal Benefit Society provides benefits and financial services to its members and serves communities through fundraising activities, projects and volunteerism. It is especially dedicated to helping children and their families by participating in local and national community support programs. Call (813) 961-0117.
Northdale OWLS: The Northdale Older, Wiser Lively Seniors will take a tour of Rocky Creek Retirement Village. The group will depart by bus from Northdale Park, off Northdale Boulevard, at 10 a.m. There will also be a free luncheon; reservations are required. Call (813) 963-3539.
Medicare Part D Counseling/Enrollment: Representatives from SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Elders), through the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging will provide the services. The session will be at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard. The session about Medicare's prescription drug coverage program will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Medicare beneficiaries who did not choose Part D during the initial enrollment period earlier this year can enroll. Persons who would like to change plans will be able to do so. Open enrollment will end Dec. 31. Bring a list of your medications and your Medicare card. Appointments must be made if you would like to speak with a representative. The program is open to the public; donations are welcome. Call (813) 932-0241.
Deaf and Hearing Connection Telephone Distribution: Florida Telecommunications Relay will provide free training and equipment to qualified Florida residents. The specialized equipment is to help those who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired to place and receive phone calls. The program will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Jimmie B. Keel Regional Public Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave. Appointments or walk-ins accepted. Call toll-free at 1-888-832-4314.
Carrollwood Area Business Association Coffee: The free networking event will be from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Washington Mutual Bank-Northdale, 15003 N Dale Mabry Highway, cosponsored by the St. Petersburg Times-Tampa office. Hosts will be Cheryl Shankle and Jana Alexander. Call (813) 264-0006.
Tampa Carrollwood Rotary Club: The group will begin its weekly luncheon meeting at 12:15 p.m. Meetings are at Emerald Greens Golf and Country Club at Carrollwood, 14903 Clubhouse Drive. Visitors and prospective members are welcome. Call (813) 265-8184.New Tampa Rotary Club: The weekly breakfast meeting will be at 7 a.m. Robyn Lorimer, camp director at Rotary Camp Florida, will give a semiannual update on new developments there. She will also inform members about herself and her vision for the camp for special needs groups. Meetings are at Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club, 5811 Tampa Palms Blvd. Membership is open to professional and business leaders who live, work or have retired to the New Tampa area. Visit www.newtamparotary.org or contact email@example.com.
Online Job Searching: The Austin Davis Public Library will offer the free computer program at 3 p.m. Monday. Registration is required no earlier than one hour before the program; seating is limited. The library is at 17808 Wayne Road in Odessa. Call (813) 224-8153.
Health on the Internet: Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System has partnered with Forest Hills Center through the library's electronic libraries (eLibraries). The free adult program will start at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Learn how to find and evaluate health information. The community center is at 724 W 109th Ave. Call (813) 272-6411.
Summer Intern Program: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at USF is accepting applications for its 2007 Summer Program for the Advancement of Research Knowledge (SPARK). College undergraduates and college-bound high school graduates are encouraged to apply for the program by Feb. 15. Students pursuing a career in biomedical science are eligible to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Moffitt faculty will conduct the weekly seminars, which will be integrated into the cancer center's laboratories. Interns will plan and conduct real scientific studies while gaining experience in daily research. The program includes 40 hours a week for 10 weeks; students earn a stipend. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply; 15-20 students will be selected for the program. Call (813) 745-3887.
Send information for the calendar to St. Petersburg Times, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway. Tampa, FL 33618; fax (813) 269-5310; call (813) 269-5316; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org The deadline is two weeks before the event.
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