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By Times staff writers
© St. Petersburg Times, published March 7, 2001
Even a big place like the Florida International Museum has to clean out the closets occasionally! To get more room for exhibition space and classrooms, the museum is selling props from the Treasures of the Czars exhibit, office equipment, display units from the store, barely-damaged merchandise, flea market items from the volunteers, lamps, cases, desks, computers and many more items. The sale will be held from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at 100 Second St. N. The $3 admission to the sale will include entry to the Cuban Missile Crisis and Countdown to Eternity exhibits. Call 822-3693.
The city of St. Petersburg's Office on Aging is accepting nominations for the Senior Hall of Fame, which recognizes senior citizens for outstanding contributions to the community.
Nominees must be over the age of 65 and a Pinellas County resident for at least three years. Those who wish to nominate someone may complete an application, or submit a paper with the nominee's name, address, phone number, birth date and a 200-word summary of the nominee's community service that has benefited the city of St. Petersburg.
Those submitting nominations should also include their name, address and phone number. Nominations must be received by the office no later than April 13, and may be mailed to Senior Hall of Fame, Office on Aging, P.O. Box 2842, St. Petersburg. The awards ceremony will take place May 16 at the Sunshine Center. For more information, or to request an application, call 893-7102.
Sonny LaRosa and America's Youngest Jazz Band seeks musicians younger than 13 to play saxophone, trombone, trumpet, guitar, bass or piano, or sing. For information, call 725-1788.