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Tribute for Clearwater, Pinellas County law enforcement dogs today at pet cemetery

Palm Harbor

Pet cemetery to hold tribute for police dogs

A special tribute for police dogs that have died will be at 4 p.m. today at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens pet cemetery at 1750 Curlew Road in Palm Harbor. Canine law enforcement "employees'' and their handlers from both the Clearwater Police Department and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office will attend. The public also is invited to the third annual event. For information, visit or call (727) 789-2000.

Courses at library for job hunters

The Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., is offering courses for job seekers. On Wednesday, a class will be held on how to apply for a job online. On June 3, the subject will be how to improve and sharpen your resume. Additional classes will be held in July and August. Basic computer skills required. Space is limited. To register, call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3004.


Man killed in crash Sunday identified

Police on Monday identified the Clearwater man who died Sunday after he hit a tree and was ejected from his car on Park Place Boulevard N. Raul Rivera, 20, of 117 W Grapefruit Circle was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened just after 4:30 p.m. Rivera was traveling south in a 2006 Dodge Charger at a high rate of speed when he lost control on a curve and hit an oak tree in the median of the road, Clearwater police said. The impact nearly split the vehicle in half.

Food bank looking for volunteers

Religious Community Services Food Bank, 700 Druid Road, is looking for volunteers to sort, deliver and pick up food, interview clients and distribute food to families in need two to four hours a day, once a week. Volunteers work throughout the northern part of Pinellas County. Along with individuals, groups are also encouraged to participate together. Call Rachel Thurber, (727) 443-4031.

Tarpon Springs

Learn storm prep at Hurricane 101

Pinellas County communication specialist Tom Iovino will discuss storm preparation at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St., on Saturday. The program, Hurricane 101, will begin at 2 p.m. All ages welcome. Cost is free. Call (727) 943-4922.

Tribute for Clearwater, Pinellas County law enforcement dogs today at pet cemetery 05/04/09 [Last modified: Monday, May 4, 2009 10:03pm]
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