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Focus on volunteers


© St. Petersburg Times, published April 4, 2001

Volunteers are needed for the 2001 Mainsail Arts Festival on April 21 and 22 at Straub Park in St. Petersburg. Duties include brochure distribution, staffing the information booth, and selling T-shirts, posters and beverages. For information, call Mary Myers at 893-7886.

Volunteers are needed for the Clowning for Kids on April 21 at Largo Cultural Center and Central Park, 105 Central Park Drive. Duties include beverage and food sales, ticket collecting, and supervising the children's moonwalk. For information, call 544-4433, ext. 237.

Florida Craftsmen, a statewide non-profit organization for artists with a storefront at 501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, needs volunteers for library and archives, community outreach and office assistance. For information, call Lorissa Hallenbeck at 821-7391.

The United Way of Pinellas County has honored Raymond James and Associates in St. Petersburg and Publix Grocery Stores with Pillar honors. Both organizations have contributed more than $1-million to United Way -- the first time any Pinellas corporation has reached this feat.

- 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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