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Benefit concert planned for Safety Harbor crash victim

Largo

Musicians plan Gasoline Alley benefit concert

Local musicians are holding a benefit concert Sunday night for Andrew Hall, the 19-year-old Safety Harbor man who lost his leg when he was hit by a suspected drunken driver in April. Seven bands will perform at Gasoline Alley, 14042 66th St. N, Largo, from 5 to 11 p.m. Cover charge is $20. Commemorative DVDs and CDs will be available for $5 each. Proceeds will benefit the Andrew S. Hall Charitable Foundation. Raffles will be held with prizes including cookware, artwork, gift certificates and gift baskets. For information, go online to www.andrewsnight.com.

Largo

Coast Guard craft on display today

The Armed Forces Military Museum is helping the U.S. Coast Guard celebrate its 219th birthday. Two boats from local Coast Guard stations will be on display from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today outside the museum at 2050 34th Way N, Largo. They include a 25-foot search-and-rescue boat and a port security boat. Although they will be exhibited for one day only, the museum is announcing a permanent display of World War II-era uniforms and memorabilia. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for kids 7-12 and free for active and retired military. For information, visit www.armedforcesmuseum.com.

Clearwater

Man pleads guilty to porn possession

Workers at Aerosonic Corp. in Clearwater were shocked in April when law enforcement investigators arrived and seized the computer of 55-year-old employee James Neil Saxon. Now he has pleaded guilty to 20 counts of possession of child pornography and has been sentenced to nine years in prison followed by 10 years of sex offender probation. Investigators reviewed the images, which showed children as young as 5 engaged in sex acts. They said Aerosonic cooperated with the investigation.

Palm Harbor

Concert to benefit cancer patient

Terry Pinkham, a local musician known as Terry T., is holding a benefit concert today for her sister, Trudy T. Runnels, who's battling stage four breast cancer. Larry Hoppen of the band Orleans, whose '70s hits include Dance with Me and Still the One, will also perform. The concert begins at 11 a.m. at Fairway Pizza and Sports Page Pub, 2901 Alt. 19, Palm Harbor. Kids activities, raffles and a silent auction will occur throughout the day. For details, call (727) 772-7060.

Benefit concert planned for Safety Harbor crash victim 07/31/09 [Last modified: Friday, July 31, 2009 9:50pm]
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