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State senator added to Seminole association's agenda


State senator added

to association's agenda

Sen. Dennis Jones has been added to the agenda of the next meeting of the Unincorporated Seminole Community Association. Jones will join Pinellas County Commissioner John Morroni as speakers on May 29. Topics include annexation.

When: Social hour, 6:30 p.m.; meeting on May 29, 7 p.m.

Where: St. Petersburg College/Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N, Seminole.

Info: Call 392-3082 or 393-0187.

Summer safety series

at library each Monday

The Seminole Community Library offers a monthlong summer safety series for kids and parents organized by members of the Ridgecrest Elementary School PTA, Authentic Martial Arts and the booster clubs of several area elementary schools. The series is presented each Monday this month. Child care is available. Registration is required. Call 394-6913.

When: 6:30 p.m. Monday nights through the month of May

Where: Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N

Recreation news

Vendors sought: Seminole's Recreation Division is seeking health, fitness and wellness-oriented businesses to promote their goods and services at the second annual Fit2Fun Wellness Festival scheduled for June 28. Call Duane Crandall at 391-8345 for information.

Tai chi classes: Looking for a way to relax and rewind after a busy day at the office? Yang-style tai chi, taught by Tom Elman, uses slow, rhythmic movements to improve breathing, relax the mind and body and strengthen muscles and bones. Classes meet Tuesdays at 7:15 p.m. There is a small fee. Participants must have a Seminole Recreation card. Stop by the Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N, or call 391-8345.

Tennis clinics: Monday nights at the Seminole Tennis Club Park, 7283 113th St. Students can sign up and prepay at the Recreation Center office by the month or by the class. Fees are $40 per four-week session and one-time classes range from $10 to $14 per session. Contact Scott Hagenbuch, 698-9288, or or call the Seminole Recreation Center, 391-8345.

Summer camp openings: Seminole Recreation has some spots left for specialty and sports summer camps. Specialty camps are week-long camps that run two to three hours a day and specialize in a specific activity. Children must be registered Seminole Recreation members to participate. Camps include baton and cheerleading, art, basketball, football, soccer, tae kwon do, ballet-tap, modeling-acting and hip- hop dance. Call 391-8345.

Personal training: Seminole Recreation offers personal fitness training sessions for members. The individual sessions will introduce members to equipment in the Fitness Center, teach correct technique, and help devise a personalized fitness plan. Chip Wright, certified personal trainer, is available daily. Cost is $50 per one-hour session. Call 391-8345.

Guitar, piano, saxophone and voice lessons: Learn to play the guitar, piano, saxophone, or improve your vocal talents from music teacher Tony Mitri. Classes are Tuesdays and Fridays at the recreation center. Lessons are one-half hour. Call Tony Mitri, 397-7004, to schedule a time.

Tae kwon do: The Monday tae kwon do program at Seminole Recreation is accepting new students. Martial arts master Kim Jackson instructs students 3 and up with each 45-minute class. Youth and adult classes are $40 per four-week session. Call the recreation center for information on class times, 391-8345.


Public invited to join discussion on housing

The Pinellas County Community Development Department is coordinating a forum to gather information on the county's proposed Inclusionary Housing Ordinance.

The discussion's focus is inclusion of workforce housing in new developments to provide affordable housing for those wishing to live and work in Pinellas County.

The public is encouraged to join elected officials, city planners and developers in round-table discussions of Pinellas County's proposed Inclusionary Housing Program. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 4

Where: Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo.

Info: Today is the deadline to RSVP: Contact Jane Muhrlin via e-mail at or call 771-2112 to RSVP.

The Seminole/Largo Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to or snail-mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Seminole Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

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