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At-risk students headed to Target for back-to-school shopping

St. Petersburg

Program sends Kids to target for supplies

On Tuesday, 60 local at-risk students will visit Target stores to purchase school supplies, clothing and other must-have items. Participating students live in a Salvation Army shelter, foster care center or receive services from the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army and Target are helping 30 students from St. Petersburg and 30 from Tampa. Each child will be given an $80 Target gift card. The St. Petersburg event will be at 4450 Park St. N. This is part of a national campaign with more than 12,000 students and nearly 500 Target stores participating. Eight other Salvation Army communities in Florida will participate in the event.

St. Petersburg

Roco Traders plans anniversary fiesta

Local jeweler Traer Price will debut her nature-inspired designs from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Roco Traders, 2115 Central Ave. The event will include food, drink and music as Roco Traders celebrates its ninth anniversary with a three-day fiesta, Viva La Vida RoCo, featuring local artisans and musicians as well as its lush Mexican wares.


Plant and garden doings in mall's halls

The Plant and Garden Festival at the Seminole Mall is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. More than 25 vendors will be set up throughout the mall's corridors. The event includes music, food and drinks. The mall is at 11201 Park Blvd. For more information, call (727) 776-7261.

At-risk students headed to Target for back-to-school shopping 07/23/11 [Last modified: Saturday, July 23, 2011 4:30am]
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