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Find out about financial aid for college students

By Times Staff Writer
Published February 20, 2008


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Students preparing for college and their parents should mark their calendars for Sunday, when representatives from the National Association of Student Financial Aid will offer assistance. Students interested in finding out whether they qualify for aid should attend the event, scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m. at St. Petersburg College Epicenter, 13805 58th St., Largo. Parents and students should bring their latest tax information and/or last pay stub from 2007. The Florida Department of Education's Division of Community Colleges oversees the event in Florida. For more information, call Amy Albee at (850) 245-9488.

ST. PETERSBURG

Get picklemaking tips from the rabbi

Learn how to make kosher pickles on Sunday with Rabbi Shmuel Margolin, also known as Rabbi Pickle. The program, open to the public, is being sponsored by Chabad Jewish Center of St. Petersburg and will include recipes and an explanation of the different types of pickles.

The program will begin at 1:30 p.m., at the Chabad Jewish Center, 6151 Central Ave. The $12 fee includes a jar of pickles. To reserve a spot or for more information, go to the Web site www.ChabadSP.com or call (727) 344-4900.

ST. PETERSBURG

Talk about futureof Al Lang Field

The city of St. Petersburg has scheduled a workshop to discuss potential uses of Al Lang Field at 5:30 p.m. on March 6 at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S. The historic baseball diamond is the spring training home of the Tampa Bay Rays and the proposed site of a $450-million stadium.

[Last modified February 19, 2008, 22:52:10]


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