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Census and Clearwater kick off community outreach


Census, city Plan outreach for Tuesday

A U.S. Census Bureau vehicle will be bringing a tent, mini stage, interactive displays, a large blow-up balloon, census information and promotional freebies at 5 p.m. Tuesday to the Wood Valley Boys and Girls Club, 2816 Park Trail Lane. This is the largest civic outreach campaign in Census Bureau history and everyone is invited and encouraged to take part. The city of Clearwater is partnering with Census 2010 to help ensure an accurate count of all people living in the city on April 1. The census questionnaire is one of the shortest in history and takes only 10 minutes to complete. For information on the kickoff event, call (727) 562-4557.

Tarpon Springs

Pancake supper benefits youth

Advance tickets are available for the Ninth Annual Pancake Supper sponsored by the Tarpon Springs Rotary Club. It will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Boys and Girls Club, 111 Lime St. The Rotarians of Tarpon Springs will serve all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee. Proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls Club and other youth programs in Tarpon Springs. The tickets are $5 per person. For more information, call (727) 937-6837.


Sign up for charity golf tournament

The Kids and Clubs Celebrity Golf Tournament, hosted by former Tampa Bay Rays closer Roberto Hernandez, will be held Feb. 15 at the Belleair Country Club, 1 Country Club Lane. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A silent auction, raffle and a dinner and awards ceremony will also be held. The tournament will benefit the Children's Dream Fund and the St. Pete Saints Baseball Club. The cost is $600 per team. Call John Hislop (727) 643-4362 or visit


Homeless project needs help, donors

Seven-hundred volunteers are needed for Project Homeless Connect, a one-day event to assist Pinellas County homeless people or in-need individuals. It will be 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at the St. Petersburg Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N. At the event, about 1,200 individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless will be offered medical and dental screenings and other personal services; job and housing assistance; social, legal and transportation services; spiritual counseling and Florida identifications. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided, and sleeping bags and personal items will be distributed. Volunteers are asked to register at Interested individuals or groups may call Derenda McCook at (727) 366-6064. Monetary donations can be sent to the Pinellas County Coalition for the Homeless, 5180 62nd Ave. N, Pinellas Park.

In Sports

Results of the PCAC girls soccer game, 7C

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