Suspect sought in robbery at Wachovia Bank
Pinellas deputies are investigating a robbery that took place Tuesday morning at a Wachovia Bank. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, a man entered the bank at 2515 West Bay Drive around 9 a.m., approached a teller with a note and implied he had a gun. The man ran away after a teller gave him money. He is described as white, about 20 to 30 years old, 5 foot 10 to 6 feet tall and about 150 to 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white long-sleeve, button-down collar shirt tucked into dark pants, a white ball cap and dark sunglasses. The Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information to call Detective Jeffery Capra at (727) 582-6200. Or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-873-8477.
Church program to focus on jobs
Presbyterian Church on the Bayou, 409 Whitcomb Blvd., is holding WorkForce Support from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today. The program helps support people experiencing career transitions, including the unemployed and those looking for a different job. Discussion topics include resume and cover letters, career development, job search and interview skills, and educational resources. For information, call (727) 937-3795.
Register soon for genealogy course
Registration is under way for "Beginning Genealogy with Howard Smith.'' Smith, past president of the Suncoast Genealogy Society, will offer the eight-week course at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., on Saturdays beginning May 1. It will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost is $35, which includes materials and handouts. For registration or information, call (727) 669-7220.
Church to host annual auction
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Clearwater will host its annual auction, "Green Fest 2010," starting at 4 p.m. Saturday at 2470 Nursery Road. The event features food, raffles, door prizes and a concert by Amy Carol Webb. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased from 9 a.m. to noon through Friday with a credit card by calling (727) 531-7704.
SPCA to teach how to foster a pet
In preparation for the large number of kittens and puppies that will come in the summer months, the SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave N, Largo, is holding an April Baby Showers Foster Parent Orientation at 2 p.m. Saturday. The two-hour presentation will give the ins and outs of becoming a canine or kitten foster parent. To attend, contact (727) 586-3591, ext. 127. For more information, visit www.spcatampabay.org.
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