Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Reader's Exchange: Drum circle needs equipment to be complete

It's summer, and the High Point Neighborhood Family Center's summer camp has begun. This year, a talent show is in the works. Three boys would like to make their own drum circle, so they are seeking four drums, three for them and one for their teacher. If they are not able to get drums, they will use 5-gallon buckets. They also need drumsticks. If you can help, please call Caroline Brown at (727) 533-0730, ext. 213, or drop off your donations at 5812 150th Ave. N in Clearwater.

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Nancy of Brooksville is looking for a remote control for a Daewoo VCR. She says the VCR, which is older, works well, but the remote has some number buttons that stick. She has trouble with her fingers, and other VCRs she has tried just don't seem to work for her. However, if someone has a complete VCR with a working remote to donate, she will give it a shot. Nancy can be reached at (352) 597-5076.

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Darlene of Pinellas County has a Dyson full-size vacuum she would like to trade for a tank-type Electrolux vacuum. Darlene also has quite a bit of yarn in darker colors to give away. Darlene can be reached at (727) 252-6501.

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Hank of Clearwater would like to help a nice young woman who works as a server in his retirement home. Her bike was stolen, and that is a big problem because she bikes to work. Hank hopes someone out there has an unused bicycle to donate to her. If you do, please call Hank at (727) 588-1321.

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Lee of St. Petersburg is looking for donations of three-tiered plates/dishes for her church to use at its annual tea. She can be reached at (727) 867-3001.

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Betty of Dade City would like to pass her hooked rugmaking supplies to someone who would appreciate them. Among the items are a cloth cutting machine, a hooked rug and handcraft needle and a hooked rug machine. Betty also has burlap backing (some with patterns) and 40 to 50 bags of pure wool strips in many colors. There are also wool pieces that are ready to be cut. If you are interested, please call Betty at (352) 567-5249.

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Sandy of Largo does much for the community by collecting and delivering food and clothing for the homeless and needy five days a week. She uses a riding scooter to travel when there is a lot of walking to be done, and drives a minivan to collect the items for the needy. She is looking for a ramp to load her scooter into her van. She has a wooden one made by a friend, but it is too heavy for her to lift. If you can help Sandy, please call her at (727) 524-4565.

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