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Seminars arm seniors agaist scams, fraud

By TIMES STAFF
Published May 30, 2007


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GULFPORT

Stetson University College of Law is holding free seminars to educate seniors about consumer fraud. Upcoming seminars include "If It Is Too Good To Be True ... Scams Old, New and Internet!" Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m., presented by Professor Richard Graves. Also coming is "Avoiding Investment Scams and Fraud" on June 7 from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., presented by Leo Govoni, president and founder of Boston Asset Management. The seminars are in the Eleazer Courtroom at the Gulfport campus, 1401 61st St. S. Parking is available at the college at the corner of 61st Street S and 15th Avenue S. Shuttle service is available. To learn more about these seminars, call the Elder Consumer Protection Project at 727 562-7800, ext. 7715.

ST. PETERSBURG

Merchants offer free ladies night out

A wine tasting, massages, food and a fashion show are highlights of an event showcasing Royal Palms Shopping Center merchants at 50th Avenue N and Fourth Street in St. Petersburg. Talbots, Massage Envy, NOVO Restaurant and Vino 100 combine for a free ladies night out June 8 from 6-9 p.m. at Vino 100, 5056 Fourth St. N. Call 522-8466.

ST. PETERSBURG

Shop seeks items for grand opening

Babies & Bellies Baby Boutique and Consignment is accepting consignments in advance of its June 21 grand opening. The store, at 689 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, Suite C, seeks clothes, books, shoes, and furniture, but no toys at this time, unless still in the box. Call 368-7069 or e-mail babiesanbellies@hotmail.com.

[Last modified May 29, 2007, 19:41:00]


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