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Weekend program aimed at homelessness

By TIMES WIRES
Published February 28, 2007


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ST. PETERSBURG

The Unitarian Universalist Church of St. Petersburg, 719 Arlington Ave. N, will devote Saturday and Sunday to programs addressing homelessness. On Saturday, acoustic guitarist Jim Scott will perform songs of peace and hope. Admission to the 7:30 p.m. concert is $10. Proceeds will benefit organizations that serve the homeless.

St. Petersburg City Council member Jamie Bennett will give a sermon titled "Humanism Never Goes out of Style" at 11 a.m. Sunday.

ST. PETERSBURG

'Hope for families' is topic of free event

The grandson of African-American pioneer Elder Jordan will conduct weekend programs at Wildwood Community Center.

The Rev. Basha P. Jordan Jr. will speak at 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. His topic is "A Blast of Hope for Families." The events are free and open to the public. Wildwood is at 1000 28th St. S.

Basha P. Jordan is a resident of Baltimore who in 2000 founded Hope Alive Ministry Deliverance Fellowship and House of Hope. His ministry specializes in family problems, marriage, single parenting and addictions.

ST. PETERSBURG

Learn all about 'Youthful Aging'

Dr. Norm Shealy, who believes that people can live to be at least 100, will speak about "Youthful Aging" at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at First Unity Church, 469 45th Ave. N. Shealy, a neurosurgeon, is the founding president of the American Holistic Medical Association. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at www.wingsbookstore.com.

[Last modified February 27, 2007, 20:44:17]


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