Saturday, January 20, 2018
News Roundup

Event will remember 10-time men's softball champs Clearwater Bombers

CLEARWATER

Event honors men's softball 10-time champs

The Clearwater Bombers, 10-time national men's fast-pitch softball champions who played from 1940-2001, will be discussed and remembered from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at Sunset Grill, 2328 Sunset Point Road. The public is invited. A recently formed group of former players and fans, the nonprofit Clearwater Bombers World Class Fast Pitch Legacy Committee, is sponsoring the event. The committee is working with the Clearwater Historical Society on projects to remember the Bombers, and tonight's meeting will help acquaint the public with those plans. Food and drinks are "on your own" at the meeting. Call (727) 442-6981.

West Coast Players need volunteers

West Coast Players, a community theater located near Drew Street and U.S. 19 in Clearwater, is looking for volunteers to serve as ushers during its productions. All volunteers get free admission to the show. To volunteer, please contact Rosalyn Savel at [email protected] or visit the theater web site at www.wcplayers.org or call (727) 437-2363 and leave a message.

COUNTYWIDE

Chamber offers business advice

The Dunedin Chamber of Commerce is accepting reservations for its next two free business assistance counseling sessions. The confidential, one-hour sessions are held the second Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the chamber office, 301 Main St. in Dunedin. They are open to anyone in the general public. The next two sessions are Feb. 13 and March 13. Call (727) 733-3197 to schedule an appointment.

Seniors can enroll in dining program

The Neighborly Care Network is accepting new enrollees into its senior dining program. Neighborly Care offers hot, nutritious midday meals to Pinellas County residents age 60 or older, as well as a place to socialize, make new friends and enjoy planned activities such as bingo, sing-alongs and exercise. Meals and transportation to the 10 countywide dining sites are free, though donations are accepted. The meals provide one-third of the daily recommended intake of seniors' nutritional needs. Participants also receive nutrition education and information on insurance, hurricane preparedness, senior rights and current events. Call (727) 573-9444.

EAST LAKE

Audubon presents Birding 101 event

Birding 101 will be presented by Clearwater Audubon's Lynn Sumerson at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Brooker Creek Preserve. The basics of how to identify the many birds surrounding us every day will be explored in this 90-minute workshop. Participants will learn what to look and listen for and gain insight into some basic equipment needed to take their birding skills to the next level. The Brooker Creek Preserve is at 3940 Keystone Road in East Lake.

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