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Reader's Exchange: Blankets, towels, sheets sought for Humane Society

Can anyone help Janet Hinkle of Palm Harbor help the dogs and cats of Pinellas County? Janet supports the Humane Society of Pinellas in Clearwater, and she would like to collect blankets, towels and sheets for the organization. She says these items are always in need. Janet will gladly pick up any donations in the north Pinellas-south Pasco area. She can be reached at (727) 459-0151.

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Calling all embroiderers! Louise of Tampa just completed a large crewel embroidery project, and now she has a large amount of crewel yarn remaining that she would like to give to someone who can use it. The yarn is 100 percent wool by Bucilla, Elsa Williams Needlecraft and DMC. It is silicone treated and mothproof, and the colors include shades of greens, blues, yellows and reds. Louise says it is not suitable for knitting. Louise can be reached at (813) 258-3481.

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Celeste and Tom of Dunedin have successfully copied all of their Super 8 videos over to regular-sized videos with their Gold Star Combination Super 8mm Video Player/Video Cassette Recorder. Now they would like to pass it on to someone who would like to do the same, or would like just to view old home movies. If you are interested, it must be picked up. Celeste and Tom can be reached at (727) 738-1672.

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Susan of Tampa has been searching everywhere for games for a PlayStation 1 that her grandson bought at a yard sale, to no avail. If anyone has any suitable games that they are willing to part with, please call Susan at (813) 264-6125.

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Steve of Gulfport is a retiree who enjoys growing tomatoes and peppers. He is looking for a seedling heat mat so he can start his plants from seed. If you have one to donate to Steve, please call him at (727) 543-4499.

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Adeline of Clearwater has doily books, miscellaneous books for size 10 thread and assorted thread colors to pass on. If you're interested in these, please call Adeline at (727) 791-4929 and leave a message.

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Darrell of Tampa belongs to a group that sews pillowcase dresses to send to less fortunate people. The group is in need of ribbon for the ties on the dresses. If you can help, please contact Darrell at (215) 341-6994 or dhpainter1039@gmail.com.

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Marilyn of St. Petersburg is looking for a wind-up alarm clock. She often has to make early-morning trips to the airport, and finds the digital type to be problematic. If you have a clock for Marilyn, please call her at (727) 398-2197.

Reader's Exchange: Blankets, towels, sheets sought for Humane Society 02/29/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 3:30am]

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