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July 11 event benefits families of slain Tampa police officers

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Event benefits families of two killed officers

Niko's Pizza & Seafood will host "Wind Beneath Their Wings," a benefit at 5 p.m. today for the families of two Tampa police officers who were shot and killed during a June 29 traffic stop. About 600 people, including the families of Officers David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab, are expected to attend, said Andonia Tirikos, the owner of Niko's. "I'm asking for $5 donations," she said. "It's not mandatory. I'm making black and blue ribbons for everyone who donates to the event." Proceeds will go to the Curtis and Kocab families. Niko's is at 3705 Tampa Road. For more information, call (813) 818-0284.

Clearwater

Give your opinion at budget meeting

Clearwater residents are invited to attend a special budget meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers at City Hall, 112 S. Osceola Ave. Public comment will be allowed. The City Council plans to use the information discussed at this meeting to set the Truth in Millage, or TRIM, rate at its meeting Thursday. The meeting will be cablecast on C-VIEW, the city's government access television station, and can be viewed on the city's website through streaming video. Go to www.myclearwater.com and use the quick link for video access. For more information, call (727) 562-4664.

Tour highlights senior programs

An open house for Clearwater's Aging Well Center has been rescheduled for Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the facility, which is in the Long Center at 1501 N Belcher Road. Clearwater-area seniors are invited to tour it and check out its classes and programs. The open house will feature demonstrations of its Nintendo Wii stations and Skype programs to teleconference with loved ones. In the center's fitness area there will be a demonstration of equipment that measures vital statistics and tracks participants' progress. For a class schedule or more information, visit www.myclearwater.com/agingwell or call (727) 724-3070.

Volunteers sought for city board

The city of Clearwater is seeking applicants for a steering committee to help guide Clearwater Greenprint, an initiative to support long-term planning that implements sustainable programs and practices citywide. Applications are due by Wednesday. The committee, to be established by the City Council, will set the strategic direction, vision and policies for community mobility and sustainability in Clearwater over the next 20 years. Members will participate in seven committee meetings from August through early February 2011. Members will also participate in two interactive open house events to be held in September and January 2011. Applications are available at www.myclearwater.com/greenprint, by calling project manager Lauren Matzke at 562-4547 or by e-mailing lauren.matzke@myclearwater.com.

Pinellas deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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