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Group to discuss Sailability's classes, sailing for disabled

PALM HARBOR

Don't allow disability to anchor sailing

Learn about sailing opportunities for the disabled at

7 p.m. June 3 at the Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, 2675 Tampa Road, during a meeting of the North Pinellas MS Self Help Group. Sandy Ackley from Sailability Greater Tampa Bay will talk about Sailability's classes and sailing for the disabled. "I took up sailing for the first time at age 67, confined to a wheelchair," said Bud Llewellyn, who organizes the multiple sclerosis group's meetings. "I can't begin to tell you how empowering it is to be able to get out on the Intracoastal off of Sand Key in a boat by myself." The meeting is free and open to disabled individuals and caregivers. Call Llewellyn at (727) 698-4346.

TARPON SPRINGS

Students, holiday picnic on agenda

Tarpon Springs city commissioners will honor local students with 4.0 grade point averages at the start of a special session at 6:30 tonight at City Hall, 324 E Pine St. In the work session that follows, commissioners will consider ideas for an Independence Day picnic, sans fireworks, that may be held at Craig Park. This month, commissioners voted to forego the fireworks display, saying the $22,500 budgeted for the event could be better spent on public safety. The meeting can be seen on Knology Channel 15 and Bright House Channel 615, and is replayed at 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 2 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m. Friday, midnight Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday.

DUNEDIN

'Salute to Seniors' at Mease Plaza

In honor of Older Americans Month, Mease Manor retirement community is sponsoring "A Salute to Seniors" at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday on the front lawn at 700 Mease Plaza, Dunedin. U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young, R-Indian Shores, will present a flag that flew over the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Other speakers include Mayor Bob Hackworth, state Rep. Tom Anderson, R-Dunedin, and state Sen. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey. The Dunedin High School Navy ROTC will present the colors. Call (727) 733-1161.

COUNTYWIDE

School Board meets at 5 today

The Pinellas County School Board will meet at 5 p.m. today in the administration building conference room, 301 Fourth St. SW, Largo. Participants may address agenda items by registering before the item is introduced. Items not on the agenda may be addressed at the end of the meeting. Call (727) 588-6000.

Pinellas deaths

Billiris, John M. "Capt. John"

Di Sanza, Louis J.

Enyeart, Susan Rae

Fitzgerald, Ina Burns

Keiper, Clare "Chuck"

Knight, Ronald Alan

Little, Gertrude

Shevlin, William P. "Bill"

Tagarelli, Vincenza Maria Fabian

This list is from detailed obitiuaries published in Section B.

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