Carwash to benefit woman with cancer
A benefit carwash to help with paying for health care expenses for Largo resident Kristen Kennedy will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Moe's Southwest Grill, 11140 Starkey Road, Largo. It was postponed from last Sunday because of rain. Donations of money and gas cards will be put toward Kennedy's medical and travel expenses to the Mayo clinic in Jacksonville. Kennedy, 35, was recently diagnosed with dumping syndrome, hypoglycemia, type 2 diabetes, hypotension and vasovagal syncope. For more information, call (727) 480-4732.
Fashions to feature recycled materials
If you're a fashionista with a concern for Mother Earth, this is for you.
Largo will hold its Trashy Fashion Show on April 22. Participants must create a clothes design made out of at least 75 percent recyclable or reused materials. The deadline to enter is March 20.
For information, call (727) 586-7424.
Shamrock'n Run set for Friday at Ulmer Park
The 2009 Shamrock'n Run will be held Friday at Ulmer Park, 301 W Bay Drive. Times for the different events are: the 5K, 7 p.m.; 1.5 walk, 7:15 p.m. Registration opens at 5:30 p.m.
Shortly after the 5K ends, the Clover Kids Fun Run, a short loop near the finish line will be held. Click on the Shamrock'n logo . The cost is $25 for the 5K; $12 for the walk. $7 for Clover Kids Fun Run. To register, visit Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo, or go online to www.largosports.com.
New Democratic Club plans second meeting
The newly formed Largo/Mid-Pinellas Democratic Club will hold its second meeting at 7 p.m. March 16 at Stacey's Buffet, 1451 Missouri Ave., Largo. Discussion will include "Florida Energy Solutions" by Sierra Club representatives Chris Hrabovsky and Bill Bucolo. For dinner, arrive at 6:30 p.m. For information, call (813) 210-7457.
Special needs dancers to perform at church
Special Kids Dance & Performing Arts will hold a dinner and performance at 5 p.m., March 20. The organization, provides dance and performance instruction to children and young adults with special needs. It will be held at Crossroads Christian Church, 1645 Seminole Blvd., Largo. The cost is $20 for adults; $10 for children; $50 for family of four. Call (727) 394-2636.