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    © St. Petersburg Times, published October 31, 2000


    Group provides mobility equipment

    People Uplifting People, a non-profit group organized in 1997, recently began providing mobility assistance to those not covered by insurance and unable to qualify for assistance from other charitable or government agencies. An approved applicant will be supplied with the mobility equipment needed: walker, wheelchair, scooter or power-fitted wheelchair.

    The organization also provides cash to victims of tragedies such as hit-and-run pedestrian or auto accidents, DUI accidents, arson that destroys home and belongings, gunshot wounds, carjackings or drive-by shootings. For information, call Earl F. Leach at 524-3502.

    Barbershop group seeks male voices

    PALM HARBOR -- The Palm Harbor Men's Barbershop Chorus is expanding its membership and is looking for tenors, leads, baritones and basses who enjoy barbershop harmony.

    The group meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at the Palm Harbor Senior Activities Center, 1500 16th St.

    For information, call 784-8052 or 532-6126.

    Housing offered for low-income seniors

    DUNEDIN -- Milwaukee Grove House, 653 Scotland Ave., Dunedin, has a few openings for low-income seniors who can care for themselves but no longer wish to live alone.

    The residence also needs volunteers to read, visit with residents, play cards and do yard work. For information, call 736-6632.

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