Walk and run to raise funds to fight tumors
Miles For Hope is calling for sponsors and vendors for its fourth annual Moving Towards A Cure, an event to raise funds for brain tumor research. It will be held Sept. 24 at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St. It includes a 5K run/walk, a 1-mile fun run and a cycling 100m, 100K, 50K or 25K. For more information, visit BrainTumorEvents.com/Clearwater or call Stefanie Macaluso, (727) 781-4673.
Fundraiser tonight for honor guard
A spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit the Palm Harbor Firefighters Honor Guard Team will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Elks Club Lodge, 237 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. The team hopes to raise funds to attend the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service and 10-year Anniversary Tribute of 9/11 to be held in Maryland. The cost is $10 at the door.
College entry, aid tips to be offered
Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N, will hold a workshop, "Dollars & $ense of College Planning,'' at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. next Saturday, Sept. 10. The workshop is designed to teach individuals the importance of planning early for college expenses, key points and trends of the college planning timeline, financial aid assistance and the overall steps needed for a successful college application process. For more information, call (727) 724-1525, ext. 112.
Seminars look at card theft, housing
The Clearwater Aging Well Center, 1501 N Belcher Road, will offer two informational seminars on Mondays, Sept. 19 and 26 respectively, from 2 to 3 p.m.
• On Sept. 19, Clearwater police Maj. Donald Hall will discuss ATM skimming and PIN capturing devices that scan the magnetic strips on your credit cards and capture the information on them. Learn how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of criminals who use this technology.
• On Sept. 26, Jane Muhrlin from the Pinellas County Speakers Bureau will discuss affordable housing programs available in the area.
For registration and further information, call (727) 724-3070.
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