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    Commissioner to address Pinellas water issues

    By Times staff writers

    © St. Petersburg Times, published April 16, 2001

    PALM HARBOR -- Pinellas County Commissioner Susan Latvala is scheduled to speak on The Future of Water in Pinellas County from 8 to 9:30 a.m. April 24 in the community room of the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave.

    The $6 fee includes a hot breakfast. To register, call the Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce at (727) 784-4287.

    Center schedules events for May

    PALM HARBOR -- Activities during May at the Palm Harbor Senior Activity Center, 1500 16th St., range from an ice cream social to a concert by the Suncoast Orchestra.

    Registration for May classes at the senior center is open. Classes include introduction to computers, computer literacy, introduction to Windows, MS Works, digital photography, introduction to the Internet, how to conduct an online auction, tai chi, personal life-history writing, investment classes, beginning and intermediate Spanish and ballroom dancing for couples.

    The center's schedule for May includes:

    A concert by the Suncoast Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. May 9. Admission is $6, $5 for senior center members. Coffee and dessert will be served after the concert.

    An open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10. Tours and previews of computer classes and upcoming activities will be offered.

    A 1950s and '60s sock hop from 7 p.m. to midnight May 11, held by the HarborSprings Women's Club. Proceeds will benefit the Children's Home of Tampa. Tickets are $50 per couple. For information and tickets, call (727) 937-1282.

    A country breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. May 13. Admission is $4, $3.50 for senior center members and $1.50 for children under 10. The menu includes danish, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, grits, pancakes, biscuits, orange juice and coffee.

    A free ice cream social sponsored by Roy Raven of Raymond James Financial Services from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 25.

    Call (727) 771-6000 for information.

    Hospital service helps patients find doctors

    TARPON SPRINGS -- Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital has launched a new community outreach program called Health Source to help patients find the right doctor.

    Patients can call the Health Source at (727) 943-3600 for information on hospital-sponsored community seminars, support groups, screenings and classes. Nurses staff the Health Source referral center weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital runs the Health Source service in partnership with University Community Hospital, which has a Health Source walk-in medical information and screening facility at Citrus Park Town Center in Hillsborough County.

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