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Coast Guard group offers boating classes


Coast Guard Auxiliary offers boating classes

The Coast Guard Auxiliary has safe-boating classes coming up:

• A one-day course from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. is scheduled for Saturday. Cost is $35.

• A course that meets from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays begins Tuesday and continues through Oct. 14. Cost is $50.

Classes are held in the old Pappas restaurant building at the corner of Alternate U.S. 19 and Dodecanese Boulevard. Class size is limited. Register by calling (727) 938-8568.


Clothes to Kids needs volunteers

Clothes to Kids, which provides free clothing to low-income Pinellas County children, is seeking volunteers. The organization offers a variety of volunteer opportunities at its Clearwater store to match almost any schedule and skill level including stockroom, service, administrative, marketing and fundraising. In addition to the many adult volunteer opportunities, the group offers high-school students a chance to volunteer. For information, visit or call Leslie Bednarski at (727) 441-5050, ext. 23.

Learn about the history of the SAT

Learning more about the SAT might be one way to prepare for that grueling experience. Eliot Schrefer, author of the book Hack the SAT, will speak at the Countryside library at 2 p.m. Sunday. Schrefer, also a private tutor, will discuss the SAT and college admissions, as well as the history and controversy surrounding the test. Schrefer, who lives in New York, is a graduate of Countryside High and Harvard. For information, call (727) 669-1290.


City is looking for sellers for market

Before you have buyers, you need sellers. So the city is looking for vendors interested in selling fresh produce, arts, crafts and other items at a Downtown Fresh Market tentatively scheduled to begin Wednesdays in November next to Oldsmar City Hall, 100 State St. W. For information, contact Richard Kendler at greenmarket

In Sports

Dixie Hollins is off to a 2-0 start despite a rocky offseason, and it isn't the only team that's a surprise, 10C.

Pinellas deaths

Alday, Doris Ellen

Benz, Allen

Bracco, John M. II

Chapman, Arthur A.

Cobb, Stephen Paul

Hevalow, Thomas C.

Humphrey, George A. Sr.

Jackson, Charlie Will Sr.

Koulianos, Antonios N.

Lamberson, Mick

McGowan, Charles Francis

McIntosh, Andre E.

Partelow, Kenneth W.

Rhine, Elizabeth Kelly

Ross, David Cameron

Russie, Mazie L.

Ryan, Donald F.

Utter, Jeffrey

Zube, John G.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Coast Guard group offers boating classes 09/18/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 5:25pm]
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