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Historic Preservation Board, Tarpon Springs to co-host Pinellas Preservation Summit

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The Pinellas County Historic Preservation Board and Tarpon Springs will host a Historic Preservation Summit on Wednesday from 1-5 p.m. at the Heritage Museum (100 Beekman Lane). The summit is geared towards architects, contractors and homeowners interested in restoring historic structures, as well as anyone interested in learning more about historic preservation and the process of protecting cultural heritage. Those interested in attending can view the agenda and RSVP online at or by calling (727) 464-8200.

St. Anthony's Hospital Faith Community Nursing Conference to be on palliative care

The 2017 St. Anthony's Hospital Faith Community Nursing conference on Palliative Care will be held Oct. 20. Presentations at the conference will focus on such topics as palliative care, pain management and advance care planning. The free conference, which is in its seventh year, will be from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Pasadena Community Church, (227 70th St. S, St. Petersburg). The first 250 people who attend will receive free flu shots.The keynote speaker will be Donald Simmler II, MD, a specialist in internal medicine who is board certified in palliative care. Free diabetes and cholesterol screenings will be offered, and participants will not need to fast. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served and there also will be prize drawings. For information or to register, call (727) 825-1709.

Clothes to Kids hosting 'Kick One Back' benefit

Clothes To Kids, which provides free clothing and shoes to low-income or in-crisis school aged children is hosting a benefit featuring food, drinks, music and networking on Oct. 26 from 7– 9 p.m. at the Morean Center for Clay. Tickets are $24 per person. Sign up at For information contact Jennifer Jacobs, CTK Development Director, at or (727) 441-5050, ext 122.

Pinellas news briefs 10/03/17 [Last modified: Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:44pm]
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