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Tickets on sale for Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce anniversary party

Clearwater Beach

Reserve seats for chamber anniversary

Advance tickets are available for the Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce's 15th anniversary, which will be held June 10 at the Sandpearl Resort, 500 Mandalay Ave. During the banquet, awards will be handed out to the Large Business of the Year, the Small Business of the Year and Tourism Person of the Year. Also on the agenda is a formal welcoming for incoming chamber executive director Darlene Kole, who is taking the helm from Sheila Cole. The public is invited to attend. Cost for tickets is $40. Reservations required. Call the chamber at (727) 447-7600.


Vendors needed for 'Heal the Gulf'

The Witch's Brew and Oak Trail Books are calling for vendors. The businesses, a metaphysical bookstore along with a coffee and ice cream shop at 1219 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor, will host a green-oriented event called "Heal the Gulf: Paths to Sustainability" on June 26. The event will feature a variety of local eco-friendly vendors and presentations on green technology, clean renewable energy alternatives to oil and ways to heal the Gulf of Mexico after the recent oil spill. Presentations will include a water blessing for the gulf, a poetry reading focusing on the oil spill, an art therapy session using art to process emotions related to the catastrophe and a talk by a psychotherapist on ways to deal with stress related to the spill. Presentations on renewable energy are also being planned. For information or for vendor applications, e-mail [email protected]


Amateurs, break out your cameras

The Pinellas Public Library Cooperative, which coordinates activities, funding and marketing for 15 local member libraries, is hosting an amateur photography contest this summer. Prizes, ranging from $25 to $75, will be awarded in three categories: children up to age 12, teens 13 to 19, and adults 20 and older. The theme is water. Only one entry per individual allowed. Send entries between June 14 and July 17 to WaterWorksofArt In the e-mail subject line, write Photo Contest along with the age category for the entry. In the body of the e-mail, write the contestant's name, address and phone number. Submissions should be in JPEG format and at least 1 MB in size. Contest winners will be announced July 31 at a reception at the Largo Public Library. Selected photographs will comprise a traveling exhibit throughout Pinellas County. Only Pinellas County residents are eligible to enter. No employees of any PPLC member library or their immediate family members are eligible to enter.

Tickets on sale for Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce anniversary party 05/28/10 [Last modified: Friday, May 28, 2010 7:51pm]
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