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Focus on volunteers


© St. Petersburg Times, published November 8, 2000

The St. Petersburg Free Clinic, 863 Third Ave. N, St. Petersburg, will hold a volunteer orientation at 10 a.m. Nov. 15. For information, call Dawna Sarmiento at 821-1200, ext. 118.

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The Pinellas Association for Retarded Children is calling for volunteers for the Team SeaView 2000 APBA/UIM Offshore World Championships on Nov. 17, 18 and 19. The powerboat racing will be held along St. Petersburg's downtown waterfront. Help is needed to staff spectator food and ticket booths. For information, call 345-9111, ext. 293.

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ALPHA "A Beginning" Inc., an organization designed to provide support to teenage women who are homeless and pregnant, will hold a volunteer orientation from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at 701 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Volunteer opportunities include front desk reception, babysitting, mentoring and community outreach assistance. For information, call 822-8190. -- 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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