Monday, January 15, 2018
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Reader's Exchange: Legos needed to help build club

School is out for the summer, but many teachers are busy planning for the next school year. That is the case for Tish, who is a teacher at Meadowlawn Middle School in St. Petersburg. She wants to start a Lego building club next school year, so she is hoping that some REXers will have Legos they are not using and would like to donate to the club. Tish hopes that she can get enough over the summer to be able to hit the ground running with the club in August. She is willing to pick them up, and can be contacted via email at [email protected]

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Camilla of Largo is looking for a residential porch lift. Her steps are difficult and a ramp is not feasible. Camilla is hoping that someone might have one they are willing to part with, or that someone knows where she might find one at a reasonable price. Camilla can be reached by phone at (727) 584-9586 or via email at [email protected]

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Calling all creative crafters! Shirley of New Port Richey has boxes of broken glass and ceramics that she would like to donate to someone who can use them for an art project. Shirley also has glass bottles that she would like to give to someone who can flatten them by using heat to create cheese trays or hanging vases. Shirley will give that person all of her bottles for that purpose, as long as she can receive one of the finished products. Shirley can be reached at (727) 842-2084.

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Betty of New Port Richey needs your help downsizing! She is about to move, and has many items that are looking for a new home. They are all perfect for crafting projects. She has many, many shoe boxes, a large bag of corks, sewing notions, fabric, buttons and small artificial flowers. If you are interested in any or all of these items, please call Betty at (727) 859-9083.

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Caroline of Clearwater is practicing gardening in pots, so she is in need of big clay pots, 8 inches or bigger, with drainage holes. Caroline is also on the hunt for red bricks for a raised gardening bed. She says that if the bricks are somewhat broken, that is okay. She can be reached at (727) 251-5045.

Thank you

Jeanne Canton had requested postcards from certain U.S. states to add to a collection that she started long ago. Jeanne reports that since the request came out several months ago, she has enjoyed receiving many lovely postcards. She says that the majority of the cards she received were of Delaware and Oklahoma, and that the most amazing thing is that there were no duplicates. Jeanne wishes to thank all of the wonderful people who were so kind and caring toward her, and to let readers know that the thrill of finding the postcards in her mailbox has made her happy again.

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