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Rotary to present Mr. & Mrs. Countryside awards Tuesday

CLEARWATER

Countryside awards to be given Tuesday

Join the Countryside Rotary on Tuesday when it presents the annual Mr. & Mrs. Countryside awards. The event will be from 5:30-7 p.m. at Synovus Bank, 3029 Enterprise Road. For information or to confirm attendance, call (727) 796-7948.

CLEARWATER

September concert is a universal thing

The city will join communities around the world from Beijing to New York on Sept. 11 in the universal language of music and the "September Concert." Locally sponsored by the city, the Clearwater Arts Foundation and Clearwater Sister Cities, the event will begin with a brief ceremony at 6 p.m. on the steps of City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. Mayor Frank Hibbard will give a welcome address and music will be provided by the Dunedin Highland Middle School Band. The concert will follow at Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church across the street. Local dancers and singers will perform and readings and comments will be given by poet Venus Jones and Ruth Eckerd Hall CEO Robert A. Freedman. The concert will conclude with a worldwide sing-along of Let it Be. For information, call Margo Walbolt, 562-4809.

TARPON SPRINGS

Sign up for library card, get free book

Youth 18 and younger will receive a free book when they sign up for a library card during September at the city library, 138 E Lemon St. Parents should bring picture identification and proof of residency. Books were donated by Friends of the Library. For information, call 943-4922.

CLEARWATER

Volunteer to be a child advocate

More than 900 abused, abandoned or neglected children and teens in Pinellas County need volunteer advocates to represent them in court and the child welfare system. The Guardian ad Litem program trains volunteers to become advocates. Volunteers become familiar with children's cases, visit with them and make recommendations to the court to help ensure safe, caring and stable environments. A training session will begin Oct. 14 and meet 6-9 p.m. twice a week for five weeks at the Criminal Justice Center, 14250 49th St. N, near Largo. To attend an orientation, call (727) 464-6528. For information, visit www.guardianadlitem6.org.

Rotary to present Mr. & Mrs. Countryside awards Tuesday 09/06/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 4:07pm]
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