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Give Tampa Bay nurses' group a hand, earn a free pass to Disney

Oldsmar

Give nurses a hand, earn a free Disney pass

The National Black Nurses Tampa Bay Chapter Inc. is searching for volunteers to bring 20 nonperishable items of food (no glass, please) and any gently used clothing to donate to a program for a low-income neighborhood. Volunteers will sort, package and distribute food and clothing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Westminster Apartments, 200 Westminster Blvd., Oldsmar. Volunteers must be ages 14 and up according to one of the organizers, Gayle Robinson. Volunteers should wear close-toed shoes and anyone age 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. But before you volunteer, you must register because it's part of the Give a Day, Get a Disney Day volunteer program. Volunteers in programs designated by Disney get a free pass to one of the theme parks. If you go to the Disney Web site and then type in the zip code 34677, the event should pop up. For more information on Saturday's volunteer effort, call (813) 888-7002 or (813) 546-0277.

Clearwater

Boating safety class this weekend

"About Boating Safety,'' a class presented by the Coast Guard Auxiliary, will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Clearwater Community Sailing Canter, 1001 Gulf Blvd. Graduates receive a Florida State Certification Card. For information, visit www.a0701101.uscgaux.info.

Resource fair aims to help immigrants

The second semi-annual Community Resource Fair for all Pinellas refugee and immigrant families will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Clearwater High School cafeteria, 540 S. Hercules Ave. It is hosted by the Pinellas County Schools' English for Speakers of Other Languages Office. Topics will include job placement and resumes, financial literacy, legal and citizenship issues, health services for the uninsured, English classes for adults, technical programs and college opportunities. The fair is free and interpreters will be provided. For more information, call (727) 588-6543.

Woman's Club is offering grants

Nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for GFWC Clearwater Community Woman's Club Daisy Grants of up to $1,000. The program is designed to help organizations in North Pinellas that have demonstrated positive service. Last year's recipients include Clothes To Kids Inc., Family Resources Inc., the Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin, the RCS Food Bank and UPARC Foundation. The deadline for submission is Feb. 12. The awards will be presented at the 39th annual Daisy Grants Fashion Show to be held at the Belleair Country Club, 1 Country Club Lane on April 15. For more information or to download a 2010 application go to www.clearwatercwc.org.

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