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Here's some help shaking off stress


Here's some help shaking off stress

Between the economy and the approaching holidays, what could be more timely than a seminar on stress relief? Helen Ellis Hospital will present a seminar at 2 p.m. today at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. Learn how stress-relieving techniques can help keep your heart healthy. Included will be information on guided imagery, deep breathing techniques, therapeutic touch and massage, and other methods. For information or to reserve a seat, call (727) 943-4922.


Talk on Super Bowl, economy

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Largo Library Foundation present Focus on 2009: A Tampa Bay Economic Forecast at 3 p.m. Thursday. It will be held at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Bob Sullivan, president of the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, will present the keynote address, "The Effects of Sports in the Local Economy." He will offer insight into what we can expect when the event comes to Tampa Bay in February. Cost: $20. Tickets can be purchased online at www.greaterlargo


Boost your holiday spirit at this show

In a festive mood yet? Put this on your calendar: The Dunedin Community Chorus presents "A Reason For the Season," a holiday extravaganza, at 3 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. The group will perform a wide variety of holiday music from Handel to Helvey and more. The event is free, but donations will be accepted.


AARP is looking for volunteer tax aides

AARP Tax-Aide is looking for volunteers to join its program, which serves low- to middle-income taxpayers with special attention to those age 60 and older. Volunteers will receive IRS-certified training and reimbursement for expenses. It requires a commitment of four hours a week during February, March and early April. Basic computer skills are helpful but not necessary. For information, e-mail Sylvia Scoble at

In Sports

Take a look at what to watch in wrestling as the season approaches, 6C.

Pinellas deaths

Ainsworth, Don

Anthony, Marie Dill

Chevit, Eleanor

Falen, Margene H.

Holding, Ralph Herbert

Jewell, Suzanne Elaine

Klein, Julia Gruber

Mastrandrea, Patrick A.

McDonald, Barbara

Ramos, Felix

Raptoulis, Irene

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Here's some help shaking off stress 11/17/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 9:53am]
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