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Digest

Brown bag event focus is planning for disasters

By TIMES WIRES
Published May 9, 2007


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ST. PETERSBURG

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg is hosting a community brown bag discussion Friday to talk about disasters and disaster planning.

The noon session, called "Coping With Disaster: Will We Ever Learn?, " includes discussions about public policy and whether communities in extremely hazardous areas should be rebuilt after disasters. USGS, 600 Fourth St. S. Free. Call 553-1186.

ST. PETERSBURG

Three-day home show begins Friday

The Tampa Bay Home Show starts Friday at Tropicana Field. The three-day event features hundreds of area home specialists to help with all kinds of projects. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $3 for adults, free for those 16 and under. Information: 825-3137.

PINELLAS PARK

Help is available on benefit questions

Still confused about some of the recent Medicare changes? A representative from the Pinellas Park Social Security office will be available at 2 p.m. Thursday to answer questions about Medicare Part D or Social Security benefits. Registration is not required. Pinellas Park Public Library, 7770 52nd St. N. Information: 541-0959.

ST. PETERSBURG

Call toll-free for martini party tickets

The telephone number for buying tickets to Friday's martini party presented by the Zodiac Group of the Salvador Dali Museum is toll-free, 1-866-440-7880. The museum's number was published Sunday.

[Last modified May 8, 2007, 20:30:11]


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