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Learn more about SPC dual enrollment

By Times Staff Writer
Published December 13, 2007



The Early College Program, a partnership between Pinellas County schools and St. Petersburg College, will host four information sessions for prospective students. The program is open to Pinellas students who will enter grades 11 and 12 in fall 2008. Students must have a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA and pass the College Placement Test, SAT or ACT tests. The full-time dual enrollment program allows students to earn college credits tuition-free, while completing high school and taking part in extracurricular activities. All sessions are from 7 to 9 p.m.:

- Jan. 16 and Feb. 5 in the Clearwater campus arts auditorium, 2465 Drew Street.

- Jan. 23 and Jan. 31 in the UP building at the Seminole campus, 9200 113th St. N.

Call 727 791-5970 or (727) 791-5971.

Humane Society needs volunteers

The Humane Society of Pinellas needs volunteers to work with cats at the shelter, 3040 State Road 590, Clearwater. Opportunities are available weekday afternoons and evenings, as well as Saturday mornings and Sundays. A volunteer introduction session is set for early January. Call Bobbie Bauwin at (727) 797-7722, ext. 237 or e-mail


TV star to help out at ribbon-cutting

Actor Catherine Bell, from TV's JAGand Army Wives, will attend Friday's celebration marking the completion of the city's $10-million makeover of Cleveland Street. Bell is expected to help Mayor Frank Hibbard cut a ceremonial ribbon at 5:30 p.m. at East Avenue and Cleveland Street. R&B-soul band The Black Honkeys will be the musical headliner for the event.

Osteoarthritis of the knee discussed

Learn about treatment options of osteoarthritis of the knee and how to avoid total knee replacement at a free lunch and seminar from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday at the Golda Meir Kent Jewish Community Center, 2010 Greenbriar Blvd. Dr. Francisco Torres will be the guest speaker. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Arthritis Foundation at 1-800-850-9455.

[Last modified December 12, 2007, 21:19:19]

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