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Pinellas County recycling directory available

2013 Pinellas County Recycling Directory available: The directory is packed with information about how to recycle in Pinellas County. Included are options for recycling cans, bottles, paper, cardboard, yard waste, electronics, chemicals, motor oil, cooking oil and much more. Find out what's new in 2013 such as expanded recycling programs for plastics, glass and milk and juice cartons at the county's drop-off centers in unincorporated areas. Free copies of the new directory are available today in local newspapers. After Monday, residents can pick up a free copy at local libraries, Sweetbay stores, Nature's Food Patch or Pinellas County drop-off recycling centers. The directory may be viewed online at pinellascounty.org/recycle.

Art scholarship applications: Applications are being accepted for the Pinellas Park Art Society Scholarship, valued at $1,500. The scholarship is based on artistic abilities and fulfillment of the application requirements. The scholarship is open to all Pinellas County high school seniors — public, private or homeschooled — or to college students enrolled in a visual arts program. Download the application form and mail it along with attachments, or complete and submit the application online at pinellasart.com. The scholarship is for the fall 2013 semester. The deadline to apply is March 15 and the winner will be notified by May 1.

Bridal dress and accessories giveaway: The Gathering of Women will sponsor a bridal dress and accessories giveaway on Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Harbordale YMCA, 2421 Fourth St. S, St. Petersburg. Many of the dresses are new or slightly used. For information, call (727) 433-1352.

Gulf Beaches Historical Museum seeks volunteers: Volunteers receive benefits, invitations and rewards for committing six hours a month. Training is provided at the museum, where volunteers learn to help visitors and assist in the gift shop. Gulf Beaches Historical Museum is at 115 10th Ave., Pass-a-Grille. For information, call (727) 458-4058.

Oh, my aching knee! St. Anthony's Outpatient Center invites the community for a discussion about treatment options for knee pain. A light lunch will be provided. Monday from noon to 1 p.m. A free screening knee X-ray will be offered. Registration is required for a screening. Screenings will be from 11 to 11:45 a.m. and from 1 to 1:50 p.m. and are by appointment only. For appointments, call (727) 953-6993. St. Anthony's Outpatient Center (Carillon), 900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg. For information, call (727) 953-6993.

Neighborly Meals on Wheels: Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to homebound residents in the Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Gulfport and Pinellas Park areas. If you have 1 ½ hours at midday to help, you could improve someone's life. For information, call (727) 573-9444, ext. 4210.

Operation Attack accepts used clothing to give to children of low-income families and food for needy families in South Pinellas. Drop off donations from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at 1310 22nd Ave. S. To volunteer or donate, call (727) 822-1187.

Hospital helpers: St. Petersburg General Hospital needs volunteers for the information desk from 4 to 8 p.m. daily. Call Anita Brown at (727) 341-4848 or stop by 6500 38th Ave. N and visit the information desk.

Pinellas County recycling directory available 01/19/13 [Last modified: Friday, January 18, 2013 11:43am]
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