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Florida supervisors of elections offer scholarships to college juniors and seniors

COUNTYWIDE

Supervisors of Elections offer scholarships

If you are a college junior or senior majoring in political science, public administration or business administration, journalism or mass communications at an accredited Florida college, you might be eligible for a scholarship from the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections. Applicants must be registered voters who have lived in Florida at least two years and maintained a C average or above during the past year. Other requirements and guidelines are listed on the application at the Pinellas Supervisor of Elections' Web site, votepinellas.com. Applications should be submitted in the county where the student is registered to vote. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. March 19. For a mailed application, call (727) 464-6108.

LARGO, PALM HARBOR

Shoe donations will help in Haiti

Foot Solutions, on behalf of Soles4Souls, the international shoe charity, is asking the public to drop off gently used shoes or contribute money for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti at:

• Foot Solutions at Largo Mall, 10500 Ulmerton Road. Call (727) 585-4200.

• Foot Solutions at Seabreeze Center in Palm Harbor, 30541 U.S. 19 N. Call (727) 781-3668.

Visit tampabayfootsolutions.com.

NORTH PINELLAS

Woman's Club grants available

The GFCW Clearwater Community Woman's Club is offering grants of up to $1,000 to nonprofit groups in North Pinellas that have demonstrated service to the community. Applicants can access the application at clearwatercwc.org. The deadline is Feb. 12. The awards will be presented April 15 at the Daisy Grants Fashion Show at the Belleair Country Club.

CLEARWATER

Historical Society needs a trailer

The Clearwater Historical Society needs a 10- to 16-foot enclosed trailer to house its fish fry equipment and free up room in the Historic Plumb House Museum to store archives and historical collections. Donations are tax deductible. The society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency that gets no funding from the city, Pinellas County or the state. Call Bill Wallace at (727) 446-2676.

EAST LAKE

High school chorus seeks $43,000

The East Lake High School chorus has been invited to sing in Carnegie Hall on April 17 at the request of Judith Willoughby of Oklahoma University. Willoughby will conduct the chorus in the classic work Dona Nobis Pacem and it will perform with choirs selected from across the country. Students have raised $45,000 toward the trip's $88,000 cost since November. Fundraising efforts are under way to cover the rest of the trip's cost. To make a contribution, contact East Lake High music director Robert Knabel at (727) 515-1817, knabelr@pcsb.org or robknabel@aol.com.

Correction

A letter of complaint about Tarpon Springs fire Chief Stephen Moreno was written by Palm Harbor fire Deputy Chief Craig Maciuba. An editorial Wednesday incorrectly attributed the complaint.

Florida supervisors of elections offer scholarships to college juniors and seniors 01/26/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 9:04pm]
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