Thursday, December 14, 2017
News Roundup

Blue Jays to hold spring training job fair, singing auditions in Dunedin

Teacher faces child porn charges

John Kaneski of Dunedin, a Pinellas County schoolteacher, was arrested Friday after authorities said they found hundreds of images of child pornography on his home computer. Story, Section B

dUNEDIN

Blue Jays to hold job fair, singing tryouts

The Blue Jays will hold a spring training job fair from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12 at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave. Baseball officials will be hiring ushers, parking attendants, merchandise sales associates and more. The team will also hold auditions that day for national anthem singers and a master of ceremonies. Anthem candidates should come prepared to sing both O Canada and The Star-Spangled Banner. For more information, contact Janette Donoghue at [email protected] or call (727) 738-7019.

LARGO

Writing workshop will be Jan. 11

Award-winning author Angela T. Pisaturo will continue to host workshops at Heritage Village on the topic of writing history into a novel. The first workshop will be Jan. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each three-hour workshop will be unique and will show participants how to find the information needed for a novel and then translate it into a work of fiction. Historical writing workshops for the remainder of the year are scheduled for March 8, May 10, July 12 and Sept. 13. Each workshop is $15 per person; $13 for Pinellas County Historical Society members. Call (727) 582-2233 to register or for more information. Heritage Village is at 11909 125th St. N in Largo.

Program will focus on wildlife corridor

Carlton Ward Jr. will present a program on the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition on Jan. 17 at the Pinellas Extension Center, 12520 Ulmerton Road in Largo. The Florida Wildlife Corridor project is a plan to connect remaining natural lands, waters, working farms, forests and ranches from the Florida Everglades to Georgia, thereby protecting a functional ecological corridor for the health of people, wildlife and watersheds. Ward will make his presentation during a joint meeting of St. Petersburg Audubon, Clearwater Audubon and the Pinellas Native Plant Society. A hospitality period starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m. Seating is limited to 200 people.

COUNTYWIDE

Club meeting will feature TV host

The Jan. 10 meeting of the Greater Pinellas Democratic Club will feature Rob Lorei, who hosts the weekly television show Florida This Week on WEDU-Ch. 3 and has a call-in talk show, Radio Activity, five mornings a week. The meeting will be at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. It will start with a cash bar and social time at 6 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $15, and reservations are requested. Reservations may be made by calling Betty Morganstein at (727) 360-3971. The club welcomes anyone interested in political and/or social involvement.

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