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On Dec. 26, the Philanthropic Educational Organization or P.E.O. Chapter EG of Dunedin presented a continuing education grant of $1,800 to Debra R. Snyder of Clearwater.

Snyder, who was recommended to P.E.O. by Women on the Way, is enrolled in the education program at St. Petersburg College and hopes to pursue a career in teaching elementary school. She was recently widowed, and is the mother of a 17-year-old daughter.

The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education is a grant program providing financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted for at least 24 months and find it necessary to return to school to support themselves and their families.

They must demonstrate a need for financial help with their educational expenses to improve their marketable skills for employment.

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Two fifth-graders at Safety Harbor Elementary were presented with Kiwanis Student of the Month Awards.

Tanner Baker was selected by his coach, Joe O'Neill, who is impressed with the young man's leadership abilities, as well as his hard work, dedication and care taken in being a good student. Tanner is an outstanding athlete cited for thinking of the team first to get the best results for all.

Sabyn Farina was chosen by her teacher, Rob Ferguson. In addition to being consistently on the Honor Roll, she demonstrates that she is a solid, steadfast student who has no trouble with any challenge. She is on the Safety Patrol and performs with the Flag Corps and the Fifth Grade Chorus.

Pinellas club news 01/15/11 [Last modified: Friday, January 14, 2011 8:52pm]
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