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Safety Harbor Elementary student Matthew Bragg was selected as November's Safety Harbor Kiwanis Student of the Month by his teacher Angela Lyons.

The fifth-grader was chosen because of a positive attitude toward his studies, a sincere interest in learning, willingness to help others and a wonderful sense of humor. His math and reading skills have shown significant improvement.

Accompanied by his family, Matthew accepted the trophy from Safety Harbor Kiwanis president Pam Corbino.

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The Clearwater Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented the Morris F. Dixon, Jr. Detachment 54 of the Marine Corps League in Clearwater-Largo with a Certificate of Commendation for exemplary patriotism in the display of the U.S. flag at 1156 Jasper St., Largo, the detachment's meeting quarters.

The presentation was made Dec. 7 by Sons of the American Revolution compatriots Dan Hooper and Jim Gibson to John J. Piazza Sr., commandant of Marine Corps League Detachment 54, who expressed the detachment's gratitude for the recognition.

The Clearwater Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution serves the communities of northern Pinellas and western Pasco counties. Activities include a variety of programs that promote patriotic, educational and historical interests resulting from the American Revolution.

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The Tarpon Springs Princess Chasco Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted its annual Christmas luncheon Dec. 7 at Niko's restaurant in New Port Richey. During the event, Barbara Gallagher received a Past Regent pin and ribbon for her service from 2010 to 2012. She was also presented with a certificate of appreciation for 10 years of dedicated service and membership in the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

The DAR is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, volunteer women's service organization, whose mission is to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution is eligible for membership.

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