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Digest

Golf tournament to benefit JROTC

By Times Staff Writer
Published October 7, 2007


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CLEARWATER

The first annual Military Officers Association of America Golf Tournament is looking for sponsors and golfers for its competition Oct. 26 at Cove Cay Country Club.

Registration is at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The $65 entry fee includes golf, lunch and a goodie bag, plus the chance for door prizes, golf awards, hole-in-one awards. Proceeds benefit scholarships for graduates of Clearwater High School's Marine Corps JROTC program.

For more information, call Keith Kurber at (727) 421-8873 or Sue Morse at (727) 799-9275.

COUNTYWIDE

Seminars planned on financial aid

Learn all about securing financial aid for college in a series of seminars held by Pinellas County schools. Topics will include the Florida Bright Futures scholarship program, organizing a financial aid search, and types of government grants and loans. Seminars will be held from 7 to 9 p.m.

- Tuesday: Pinellas Park High, 6305 118th Ave. N.

- Thursday: Northeast High, 5500 16th St. N.

- Oct. 25: Clearwater High, 540 S Hercules Ave.

- Nov. 1: Seminole High, 8401 131st St. N.

- Nov. 8: Lakewood High, 1400 54th Ave. S.

COUNTYWIDE

Volunteers needed to teach adults English

The Palm Harbor Literacy Council has a waiting list of more than 30 adults seeking tutors who can teach them to read or can help them learn English as a second language.

The one-on-one tutoring sessions, which are scheduled at the convenience of the tutor and student, usually last 1 1/2 hours twice a week. All materials are provided by the council at no cost to the student or tutor.

New tutor orientation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, followed by two teaching sessions from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Oct. 20 and Nov. 3, at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave.

Call (727) 784-3332, ext. 211.

TARPON SPRINGS

Leepa-Rattner to offer docent training course

The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art will offer a docent training course Fridays through Nov. 9. The course will be from 9 a.m. to noon in the Fine Arts auditorium on the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College. St. Petersburg College art history instructor Michaela Oberlaender will teach the course, which focuses on 20th century art from Impressionism through Post-modernism.

Prospective docents will receive additional training after Oberlaender's course.

For information and to register, contact education coordinator Patti Buster at (727) 712-5226. The museum is just west of U.S 19 at 600 Klosterman Road, on the Tarpon Springs campus of St Petersburg College.

[Last modified October 7, 2007, 00:00:43]


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