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Safety Harbor Kiwanis named Morgan Grayston, a fifth-grader at Safety Harbor Elementary, as Student of the Month for February.

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Morgan was selected by her teacher, Emily Chase, who based her decision on qualities of responsibility, respect, honesty and motivation. According to her teacher, Morgan exhibits a ready smile and shows respect to peers and adults. She takes great pride in her high academics, dance and music and is willing to take on any challenge.

Kiwanis president Pam Corbino presented Morgan with her trophy. Ruth Eckerd Hall also gave Morgan a family packet of tickets.

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President Dan Hooper of the Clearwater Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented Donald Robbins of Clearwater with a Certificate of Commendation on March 15 in recognition of exemplary patriotism in the display of the American flag.

Robbins, a retired Ohio State trooper, has properly displayed the Stars and Stripes at his residence since moving to Clearwater in 1999.

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Annually, Sertoma Clubs around the world present the Service To Mankind Award to a non-Sertoman who has excelled not only in their profession, but have shared their talents with the community through a variety of endeavors. The clubs also give the Sertoman of the Year Award, presented to a club member who has excelled in their position, promoted the meaning of Sertoma, and given their time and talents to help other club members.

March 15, the Clearwater All American Sertoma Club presented the Service to Mankind Award to Kathleen Kelly, director and CEO of the Kimberly Home For Girls. Kimberly Home provides a residence, clothing, food and health services to young mothers in need of these services.

Former Clearwater City Council member John Doran, who serves as the club's president of programs, received the Sertoman of the Year Award. Almost since the club's inception, he has held this position, consistently presenting knowledgeable, entertaining and well-versed speakers.

Don Olson, the club's director of awards, was the presenter.

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Flora Dunham of Dunedin gave a presentation to the Mary Custis Lee Chapter 1451 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Clearwater regarding her great-grandfather, Maj. Gen. James Ewell Brown Stuart.

Known as "Jeb," he was a famous cavalry commander during the War Between the States. The presentation included information regarding his birthplace at Laurel Hill Farm, near the Blue Ridge Mountains, at Stuart, Patrick County, Va.

Dunham, her mother and her grandmother were named after Gen. Stuart's wife, Flora. She joined the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1944 based on the honorable war service record of her ancestor, Gen. "Jeb" Stuart.

News from North Pinellas clubs 03/21/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 7:44pm]
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