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Focus on volunteers

By PIPER JONES CASTILLO

© St. Petersburg Times, published April 18, 2001


True Expressions, a non-profit organization that provides peer support, educational programs and social activities for young people dealing with sexual orientation issues, is looking for volunteers. Opportunities include weekly peer support group meetings, setting up and running a new drop-in center in St. Petersburg, and fundraising. Call 866-1955 or leave a message on the organization's pager, (727) 553-8783.

The St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce needs volunteers for National Tourism Week, May 7-11. Workers will pass out the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce Official Visitors Guide. For information, call 821-4069.

The Neighborly Meals on Wheels, sponsored by Neighborly Senior Services, is looking for volunteers to deliver food to homebound seniors. For information, call 573-9444, ext. 219.

The Science Center of Pinellas County, 7701 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg, needs volunteers in its gift shop. Call Cindy Paquin at 384-0027.

YouthBuild St. Petersburg, 901 34th St. S, Room E-1, is seeking tutors to help young adults prepare for the GED exam. Call Michelle Mann at 893-1576.

- 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 pcastillo@sptimes.com.

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