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Seabird sanctuary is seeking volunteers

Published May 30, 2007



It's baby bird season, and the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, the largest nonprofit wild bird hospital and rehabilitation center in the United States, needs volunteers to help feed and care for orphaned baby birds, rescue injured birds and help in the office. Volunteers must be at least 18. For more information, call 391-2473 or visit the sanctuary at 18328 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores.


Child identification kits are available free

Child Photo-ID and Fingerprint kits help parents or guardians assemble identification information needed to search for a missing child. To order a free kit, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Missing Children Awareness Foundation, 13094, 95th St. N, Largo 33773. For information, call 585-5360 or 1-800-741-7233.


Yacht club organizes Sea Scouts program

The Boca Ciega Yacht Club of Gulfport has organized a Sea Scouting division of the Boy Scouts of America. Its purpose is to build character and citizenship through a seamanship and fitness training program for young men and women ages 14 through 20. Call Tony Angel at 459-7900.


Artists, vendors needed for July Fourth event

The Gulfport Merchants Association seeks artists and vendors for the July Fourth celebration. Call 322-5217 or e-mail


SPCA needs office, animal training help

The SPCA needs volunteers to exercise and train dogs, cats and rabbits. Volunteers are also needed for office help, assistance with bulk mailings, fundraising support, education assistance and special event coordination. Those volunteering to handle dogs must complete a training course. Call 586-3591, ext. 127, or visit

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