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Pinellas County commission seeks budget feedback


County will seek input amid budget woes

Facing an $85 million reduction in the general fund, the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners will hold two community meetings to provide information to the public and to gather residents' feedback. The programs are 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 23 at Osceola High School, 9751 98th St. N, Seminole; and March 26, at Gibbs High School, 850 34th St. S, St. Petersburg. For information, call (727) 464-3000 or visit

St. Petersburg

Museum will honor Negro League great

The board of directors of the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum will host a soft opening of the exhibit "Buck: Right On Time," which explores the prolific life and career of Florida native Buck O'Neil, considered by many to be the father of Negro League Baseball, at 7 p.m. Monday. The exhibit will run through April 18. Admission is $5. Discounts are available for school groups. The museum is at 2240 Ninth Ave. S. For more information, call (727) 323-1104.

St. Petersburg

Sorority will host prayer breakfast

The St. Petersburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will host the 10th Annual Prayer Breakfast on April 4 at the Hilton Carillon. Featured speaker will be Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre, national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. The event, which is open to the public, starts at 8:30 am. Visit or call (727) 866-8480.

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