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Alzheimer's Association to hold dinner and auction

By Times staff writers

© St. Petersburg Times, published May 20, 2001

The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will host the third annual "Memories in the Making" dinner and auction from 6-10:30 p.m. June 2 at the Belleview Biltmore Resort and Spa, 25 Belleview Blvd., Clearwater.

Art created by local Alzheimer's patients will be auctioned, with proceeds to benefit research and support services, including education, counseling, and respite care. The Tampa Bay Chapter is one of only six Alzheimer's Association chapters to participate in this program, which is designed to raise awareness and provide information about the disease. Tickets are $55 per person, $100 for patron seating, or $1000 for a benefactor's package, and may be obtained by calling (727) 578-2558 or 1-800-772-8672.

Vendors needed for Mayfest event

The annual Mayfest Spring Clean Flea Market and Craft Sale, being held Friday and Saturday, is looking for vendors. Tables are available and costs range from $25 to $50. For reservations and information, call 347-9989.

Summer job opportunities available for youth

Gibbs High School cafeteria, 850 34th St. S, St. Petersburg, will be the site for this year's WorkNet Pinellas career fair. WorkNet, a career-enhancing job placement network which, among other functions, will prescreen applicants for summer employment and also provide literature and information about potential employers

The fair will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Call (727) 524-4344 for additional information.

Non-profit groups can get grant-writing help

Pinellas and Hillsborough Grant Collaboratives will host a grant training conference, "Effective Grant Writing for Bridging Change," on June 7 and 8 at Armwood High School, 12000 U.S. 92, Seffner.

The event is designed to provide non-profit organizations with information and resources to gain funding through grant writing. Topics will include fundamentals of grant writing, locating funding and Internet resources, budgets, collaborations, and grant ethics.

The conference runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7 and from 8 a.m. to noon June 8. The fee is $35 and includes breakfast on both days and lunch on June 7. To register, call (813) 495-7677.

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