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Fashion show, luncheon in Clearwater to help UPARC


Check out fashions while helping UPARC

The sixth annual "Open Your Heart For UPARC" fashion show and luncheon begins at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Tiffany Ballroom of the Belleview Biltmore Resort, 25 Belleview Blvd., and features celebrity models and hosts, fashions, a uniquely choreographed high energy show and a wide variety of prizes, including a 50/50 raffle. Individual tickets, $65; patron level, $80. Proceeds provide employment training, home living skills training and residential and day programs designed to improve the self-sufficiency, self-esteem and quality of life for 500 people with developmental disabilities and their families. Call (727) 797-8712 or visit uparc

Seniors offered computer courses

Senior Citizen Services Inc., 1204 Rogers St., Clearwater, is offering three types of computer courses. They are Introduction to Computers, Beginning E-mail and Introduction to the Internet and Windows. The cost is $10. For information on scheduling, call Senior Citizens Services (727) 442-8104.


Time to chime in on Aquatic Facility

The public can share its thoughts and provide input on the future of the Aquatic Facility and programs in the city of Dunedin from 7-8:30 p.m. March 3 at the William E. Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave. Call (727) 812-4531.


Vietnam vets offer scholarships

Vietnam Veterans of America Pinellas County Chapter 522 is offering three $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from any public or private Pinellas County high school. An essay is required and the student must have a relative who is a veteran. The deadline is March 30. Applications and guidelines may be obtained by calling (727) 278-4111 or by visiting the chapter's Web site at

Tarpon Springs

Quartet to perform chamber music

A chamber music concert with the Borealis Wind Quartet will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Cost: $22; $20 for center members. Tickets are available online at or call the box office, (727) 942-5605.

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