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© St. Petersburg Times, published March 28, 2001

The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is looking for volunteers to assist in Saturday's 2001 Walk to Cure Diabetes. For information, call Carole Carson at 344-2873.

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Pinellas Association for Retarded Children is seeking volunteers for this weekend's 2001 Tampa Bay Blues Festival. Workers are needed Friday, Saturday and Sunday to staff concession stands, sell tickets and provide directions. For information, call PARC at 345-9111, ext. 293.

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American Stage is looking for volunteers to assist with Shakespeare in the Park, April 6-May 12 at Demens Landing in downtown St. Petersburg. This year's production is Love's Labour's Lost. Volunteers are needed to take telephone ticket orders at the American Stage office, 211 Third St. S. Volunteers are needed on performance nights in Demens Landing to collect tickets and work in the concession booths. For information, call American Stage at 823-1600, ext. 201.

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Volunteers are needed for the Eckerd Youth Alternatives Inc., Hi-Five Pinellas. The program matches mentors with fourth- and fifth-graders. For information, call Jessica Lerch at 461-1236, ext. 356.

- Send information at least 10 days in advance to Focus on Volunteers, c/o Piper Jones Castillo, Neighborhood Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. If you have any questions, call Piper at 893-8827 or e-mail to

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