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EPA plans forum to discuss Stauffer superfund site cleanup

TARPON SPRINGS

EPA forum set on cleanup of superfund site

The Environmental Protection Agency will have a community open house to discuss upcoming construction for soil cleanup at the Stauffer Chemical Co. superfund site. The discussion is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Tarpon Springs Public Library, Friends of the Library Meeting Room, 138 Lemon St. Discussion will include an overview of the project to begin in April. For information, e-mail bryant.randy@epa.gov or call the library at (727) 943-492.

DUNEDIN

Student artwork part of showcase

The city and the Dunedin Fine Art Center will hold the Dunedin Schools' Visual Arts Showcase. Schools serving the youth of Dunedin have been invited to participate in the art display. The Dunedin Community Center is providing the exhibit space and the art center is providing the display panels. Each school may submit up to 30 two-dimensional pieces. The artwork must be dropped off at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center by 5 p.m. April 23. The opening reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. April 28. The art will be on display through May 2. For information, call (727) 298-3322, ext. 226.

PALM HARBOR

Help newcomers to learn English

The Palm Harbor Literacy Council is seeking volunteers who wish to become one-on-one tutors to teach reading, writing and spoken English. Tutoring sessions are twice a week and times vary. All material is provided by the council. An orientation will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. April 29, followed by two teaching sessions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 1 and June 5 at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. To register, call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3010.

LARGO

Sign up to stride against cancer

Starting on April 16, walkers will go around the clock in the battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Largo. Teams will gather at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, for an overnight relay to celebrate survivors, honor lost loved ones and raise money to support the fight against cancer. Relay for Life of Largo kicks off at 6 p.m. with a Survivors Lap, where all cancer survivors are invited to circle the park together to celebrate the victories they have achieved over cancer. After sundown, those who have been touched by cancer or have lost their lives to this disease will be honored in the luminaria ceremony. Funds raised will enable the American Cancer Society to support local services and resources for cancer patients and their families. Proceeds also support critical cancer research and community education programs designed to teach people how to reduce their risk of developing cancer. For information, visit www.relayforlife.org/largofl.

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EPA plans forum to discuss Stauffer superfund site cleanup 03/23/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:48pm]
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