Thursday, June 21, 2018
Consumer

Reader's Exchange: Single dad seeks tandem bicycle

Charlotte of Largo wrote in this week on behalf of a man she knows from church. Greg is a single dad who has recently joined the church and already is becoming very involved in forming activities for the children there. Charlotte says that Greg should be awarded Father of the Year because of his dedication to his son. Greg doesn't have a car, and he gets to church by bicycle. However, his young son doesn't yet know how to ride a bike. Greg is looking for a tandem bicycle so he and his son can get to church and other places. If you can help Greg, please call Charlotte at (727) 593-5349.

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Claire of Seminole loves to do jigsaw puzzles, but she only does each of them once. Therefore, she has 30 puzzles that she would like to exchange for different puzzles. She says they are all 500 or 550 pieces and are of an assortment of categories, including photos, cartoon capers, Wooster Scott, holiday, heartland animals, etc. She hopes to receive similar puzzles. If you would like to exchange with Claire, please call her at (727) 393-8882.

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Calling all stamp collectors. Ruth of Seminole has old stamps, some first-day editions, that she would like to pass along to a collector. She says that some are in a notebook, while others are on envelopes that have been postmarked. If you are interested, please call Ruth at (727) 588-2416.

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Can anyone help Sandy of Seminole to surprise her friend from church? Her friend is always making different jams and jellies, which she and her husband then sell and donate the money to the needy. Sandy is hoping to find canning jars to help her in this endeavor. If you have canning jars to donate, Sandy will be happy to pick them up. She can be reached at (727) 524-4565.

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Jeanne of New Port Richey is looking for something specific for her great-granddaughter, who is 5 years old and will be visiting her in June. She is after two blocks for the Disney Princess Castle "Talking Magic Kingdom." One block will have the number 6 and letters, the other a number 4 and letters. The letters will be B, D, N, V, X and Y. If you can help Jeanne, please call her at (727) 372-6741.

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Technology upgrade alert: Gigi of Clearwater recently got a new laptop, so now her Dell modem is up for grabs. Gigi is also hoping to find a rotary cutter and cutting board for quilting. Gigi can be reached at (727) 723-1432.

Thank you

Several weeks ago, faithful REXer Lucie Somers asked for birthday cards, as she doesn't receive many anymore. The response was amazing; she received more than 600 cards! Lucie would like to thank everyone for making her 72nd birthday so special.

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