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Lealman group to hear talk on safety, sexual predators


Group to hear about sexual predators, neighborhood safety

The Lealman Community Association will meet today.

Scheduled speakers are Cpl. Scott Summers and Deputy Tammy Nixon, who is assigned to the Lealman area, from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

They are assigned to the Sexual Predator and Offender Tracking unit, called SPOT for short.

The speakers will discuss sexual predators and neighborhood safety.

When: 7 tonight.

Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars, 4145 34th St. N.

Info: Contact Ray Neri at 527-5352 or e-mail


Get last pancake stack

before summer sets in

The final community pancake breakfast before the summer break will be held Saturday morning at the Kenneth City Community Hall.

Cost is $3. The breakfasts will resume in September.

When: 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Where: Kenneth City Community Hall, 4600 58th St. N.

Info: Call Dick Laneau at 345-4323 or e-mail

Homeowners to eat and meet, listen to speakers

The next meeting of Kenneth City homeowners is scheduled for Tuesday. A potluck supper is planned before the meeting.

The program includes speakers on home health care and a presentation from Kenneth City's only bank.

Membership dues for 2008 are past due.

The membership chairman reminds residents to pay their dues before heading north for the summer.

The final homeowners meeting before the summer break is scheduled for June 10.

When: 6 p.m. supper, 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday.

Where: Kenneth City Community Hall, 4600 58th St. N.

Info: Call Dick Laneau at 345-4323 or e-mail

Westgate Elementary

will celebrate 50 years

Westgate Elementary School will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a spring concert and Family Fun Night Thursday.

Food vendors will sell dinner items and various refreshments. Families also may bring their own food.

The concert is scheduled for 6 p.m.

Entertainment is to be provided by past and current students, including Chris Harris, bucket drummer, and DJs Kevin D'Amico and Richie Eisner.

Memorabilia from the school's 50 years will be on display, and anniversary throwback T-shirts may be purchased through the Westgate PTA.

Activities will be available through the P.E. department, with equipment for families to check out to play games.

When: 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday.

Where: Westgate Elementary, 3560 58th St. N

Info: Contact Deanna Yazel Teasdale at 893-2144 or


Scholarship program extends its deadline

The Public Service Education Foundation of Pinellas Park has extended the application deadline for its scholarship program to May 30.

Since 2002, the foundation has awarded more than $64,000 in scholarship grants to area high school students to continue their education with an eye toward careers in public service.

Scholarships may be applied to college courses or other recognized professional training leading to employment in city, county, state or federal government positions.

The foundation is funded through contributions from the city of Pinel

las Park employees and community organizations.

In 2005, an additional $1,000 grant was established by the Korean War Veterans Suncoast Chapter 14 to encourage the study of the Korean War and honor Pinellas Park, the chapter's hometown.

Applications may be obtained at area high school guidance offices; the Pinellas Park Public Library, 7770 52nd St.; Pinellas Park City Hall, 5141 78th Ave.; and the Park Station lobby, 5851 Park Blvd.

For more information, contact Kim Stafford, 541-0805, ext. 1309, or Tim Caddell at 541-0721.

Youth Players to present dinner, musical recital

The Classical Youth Players will present its production of Compose Yourself on Friday at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center.

The performance will include a dinner theater-style music recital featuring famous classical composers. Tickets are $6 at the door.

When: 6 p.m. Friday.

Where: Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N.

Info: RSVP by calling 547-6820.

Park celebration to offer worship, music, games

Celebration in the Park is scheduled for May 18 at Freedom Lake Park.

The free community event will feature a day of worship, fellowship and games.

The Christian rock band Revelation will perform, and picnic food will be provided by St. Giles Church.

When: 10 a.m. May 18.

Where: Freedom Lake Park, 9990 46th St. N.

The Mid County Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news for Pinellas Park, Seminole, Lealman and Kenneth City to or snail-mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

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