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Digest

Public input sought for district plan

By TIMES STAFF
Published August 21, 2007


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LARGO

Largo is revising the West Bay Drive Community Redevelopment District Plan. The original plan passed in 1997 will be revised to reflect the community's and City Commission's vision to create a viable residential and business district. City staff members plan to hold several community conversations. The first public meeting, which will focus on the business community, is scheduled for 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Jenkins Community Wing of the Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive. For information, contact Deborah Lyons at 587-6749 or dlyons@largo.com.

Mystery writer to speak at library

Mystery writer Carolyn Hart, creator of the Death on Demand and Henrie O Collins series, will be featured Thursday at the Largo Library Foundation's Outstanding Author Series with a private reception at 5:30 p.m. and a book talk at 7 p.m. at the library, 120 Central Park Drive. Tickets to the reception and talk are $45 a person and $10 to the book talk only. Tickets are available at the foundation office or by calling 727586-7398.

Schools to discuss assignment plan

Discussion of the proposed student assignment plan for 2008-2009 will continue in a daylong workshop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday in the conference hall of the Pinellas County School Board administration building, 301 Fourth St. SW. School superintendent Clayton Wilcox and other officials will update board members on issues related to the proposed plan. Board members then will spend the day discussing the plan. The public is welcome to attend the workshop, but presentations from the audience are not allowed during workshop sessions. Community meetings for public input before the board votes on the plan Nov. 13 are scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on:

- Sept. 18 at Palm Harbor University High, 1900 Omaha St.

- Sept. 26 at Pinellas Park High, 6305 118th Ave. N, Largo.

- Sept. 27 at John Hopkins Middle, 701 16th St. S, St. Petersburg.

Art museum seeking docents

The Gulf Coast Museum of Art is looking for docents and is having a docent recruitment coffee from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 11 in its library board room at 12211 Walsingham Road. Those attending will have an opportunity to learn about the museum's collection, its training program and meet the current docent team. The nonprofit museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is supported in part by members, the Fine Arts Society and the Florida Arts Council. To receive an invitation to the coffee, call (727) 518-6833, ext. 204.

SAFETY HARBOR

Learn how to cope with liver disease

Get the information, support and help you need to make informed lifestyle decisions and treatment of liver disease at a support group meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mease Countryside Hospital, 3231 McMullen-Booth Road, Safety Harbor. The program is sponsored by the North Pinellas Chapter of Tampa Bay Hepatitis and Liver Disease Support Group. For more information call (727) 384-1030.

[Last modified August 21, 2007, 08:04:16]


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