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Sell your stuff at the flea market

By Times Staff Writer
Published January 25, 2008


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PALM HARBOR

Start on that spring cleaning early and get rid of your stuff. The Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St., is looking for people to reserve tables for its second annual flea market Feb. 2. Tables cost $10 for outside and $20 for inside. Call (727) 771-6000.

COUNTYWIDE

Be an advocate for children in need

Pinellas County's Guardian ad Litem program will soon begin training volunteers to act as the courtroom voice for children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect.

Guardian ad Litem volunteers visit the child once a month, become familiar with his or her case and make recommendations to help ensure the child has a safe, caring and stable environment. The average time needed is four to six hours a month.

Thirty hours of training are required, and guardians receive ongoing assistance. The next class starts Feb. 16 at Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg.

To volunteer and arrange to attend a one-hour orientation, call (727) 464-6528. For more information, a training schedule and an application go to www.guardianadlitem6.org .

[Last modified January 24, 2008, 22:16:45]


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