By CONNIE DREW
© St. Petersburg Times, published December 5, 2000
Meeting to discuss traffic problems
Hillsborough County staff will hold a public meeting to discuss traffic problems along Sheryl Lynn Drive from Circle Hill Drive to Parsons Avenue. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Mango Recreation Center, 11717 Clay Pit Road. For information, call (813) 272-5275.
Internet group to hold holiday fundraiser
Internet Business Association International will host a holiday gathering, membership drive and charity fundraiser for the Farmworker Mission at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Joy, 11921 N Dale Mabry Highway. Reservations are not necessary. Donations will benefit the Beth-El Presbyterian Farmworker Mission in Wimauma. For information, call (813) 963-1251.
Chair exhibition at USF's Centre Gallery
The Centre Gallery at the University of South Florida will present "Standing Room Only: Don't Sit on My Heart," a chair collection exhibition, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 11 to Dec. 14. A reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday. The gallery is in the Phyllis P. Marshall Center at 4202 E Fowler Ave. For information, call Katherine Manger or Sunni Barbera at (813) 974-5464.
Gay and lesbian book group to meet
Rainbow Readers, a gay and lesbian book discussion group, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Equality Florida headquarters, 3708 W Swann Ave. For information, call Ric Sullivan at (813) 221-1423.
South Tampa AARP meets Dec. 12
The South Tampa/Palma Ceia AARP will meet for lunch at noon Dec. 12 in the Fellowship Hall of Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, 3501 W San Jose St. This month's program will include singing of carols and the installation of 2001 officers. For information or reservations, call (813) 837-6991.
PC Users Group to meet Dec. 12
The South Tampa PC Users Group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 12 at Office Depot, 211 N Dale Mabry Highway. Frank Vilcsek, owner of Computer-Techs.Net, will be the speaker. For information, call (813) 839-4272.
NAWBO to meet for holiday celebration
The National Association of Women Business Owners will hold its annual holiday celebration at 6 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Wyndham Westshore Hotel, 4860 W Kennedy Blvd. The event will include a silent and live auction. Reservations are required by Dec. 11. For information, call Diane Roper at (727) 796-0203.
- Information about meetings and events may be sent to Connie Drew, the St. Petersburg Times, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618, or faxed to 226-3352. Deadline is two weeks before the event.
490 First Avenue South St. Petersburg, FL 33701 727-893-8111