Sand Key board to hire lawyers in zipline fight
The Sand Key Civic Association, opposed to a zipline course proposed for Sand Key Park, will seek attorneys to back them up. The board voted unanimously at a special meeting Thursday to retain the Trenam Kemker law firm to represent them in meetings with Pinellas County commissioners, who could approve the course's construction. "At this point we're just talking and hoping it ends at the (county) level," association president Gene Gillespie said. "That would be the ideal place for it to end."
Learn about ways to treat back pain
The Clearwater Aging Well Center will host a lecture Wednesday in the center's Grand Room in the Long Center at 1501 N Belcher Road on causes and strategies for alleviating back pain. Non-invasive treatments and minimally invasive surgical techniques will be discussed. Neurological specialist Dr. Christopher Mickler is the speaker for the free, 12:30 p.m. lecture that is part of the center's monthly Wellness Wednesday series held in partnership with Morton Plant Mease Healthcare. Lunch will be included. For more information, call (727) 253-4076.
Referee needed for roller hockey
Palm Harbor Parks and Recreation has an immediate need for an outdoor in-line roller hockey referee to work games on Friday nights. The pay starts at $20 per game. There are two games each night. For an application, visit the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. For information, call (727) 771-6000.
Teens can enter writing contest
The Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., is holding a writing contest for teens. Youths ages 13 to 18 can submit a poem or short story from April 18-23 for a chance to be included in the Pinellas County teen publication Mosaic. Entries must be no more than 1,500 words. Attach a cover sheet with your name, age and phone number. Winners will be chosen the week of April 25. For more details, call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.
Business Divas networking event
Professional Business Divas Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will hold a networking business meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Marriott Hotel, 12600 Roosevelt Blvd. N. Cost of the luncheon is $15. This event is part of a biannual membership campaign to invite local businesswomen to learn more about the organization. They are in need of 30 members to be installed as a chapter. For reservations, call Jeannine Storer, (727) 572-1224 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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