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Dollar General okayed for San Christopher Road in Dunedin

Dollar General Okayed On San Christopher

The Dunedin City Commission okayed final design plans Thursday for a Dollar General at 1326 San Christopher Road. Some neighbors had cited property values, traffic and other concerns as reasons for their vehement opposition to the store. But commissioners said there was no legal reason to deny it. Developers said they will use a combination of retention ponds, concrete and vinyl PVC fencing, and landscaping to shield neighbors from any potential noise and runoff.

Dunedin lifeguard needed for season

The Dunedin Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a head lifeguard for the upcoming season. Applicants must have certification in lifeguarding/first aid and CPR/AED for lifeguards. Applications, available online at dunedingov.com, are due by March 1. Contact Alicia Castricone at (727) 298-3265 or acastricone@dunedinfl.net for more information.

clearwater

Charity event for Humane Society

The 29th annual Love Fore Charity Golf and Tennis Tournament on March 2 will benefit the Humane Society of Pinellas. The tournament will be held at the Countryside Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., in Clearwater. The cost to play a round of golf is $100 and includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, hole-in-one competition, skills games and raffles. The cost to compete in the tennis tournament is $85. Each participant will receive a gift. Teams or individuals can make reservations online at humanesociety ofpinellas.org or by contacting Twila Cole at (727) 797-7722, ext. 222. Proceeds will help support HSP's spay/neuter program, pet food pantry, exams and vaccines for low-income citizens, and more.

safety harbor

A festive day of Italian food, music

The 10th annual San Gen- naro Festa continues from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Safety Harbor City Marina, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane. Presented by LIADO, the Italian-American Women of Today, the festival is a family event reminiscent of the New York City Feast of San Gennaro with Italian food, entertainment (bring your own seating), local craftsmen, kids' activities and games, street performers, grape stomping, bocce and meatball-eating and cannoli-eating contests. Kenny Galliano and the Saints play doo-wop at 5:45 p.m. Admission: $5 for adults, free for 12 and younger.

Dollar General okayed for San Christopher Road in Dunedin 02/23/13 [Last modified: Saturday, February 23, 2013 2:43pm]
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