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Park perks for Largo workers, Sports Heaven opens, Twigs & Leaves moves

LARGO

Parks perks are for nonresident workers in largo

Largo businesses can enroll their non-Largo resident employees and their households for Largo Recreation, Parks & Arts memberships at resident rates. This includes access to all the city's recreation, parks and arts facilities, including the Highland Family Aquatic Center and Largo Golf Course. Early bird registration for the city's summer camp program is another perk. Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce members get an additional 10 percent discount. Visit largo.com/businessmemberships or call Christina at (727) 587-6740, ext. 5008.

PINELLAS PARK

Sports shop ready to let fans enter

Sports Heaven, a new memorabilia shop specializing in trading cards, is holding an open house today from noon to 4 p.m. at 4930 Park Blvd. A drawing for door prizes includes a Mickey Mantle autograph. Inventory includes new and vintage college and pro apparel, novelties and caps.

ST. PETERSBURG

Plant nursery moves from King to Central

Twigs & Leaves nursery has moved to the garden area of RoCo Traders at 2131 Central Ave. from its former location at 1013 Martin Luther King Jr. St. S. The 5-year-old business specializes in plants, trees and flowers native to Florida. Plants now coexist with RoCo's planters and garden accessories next to its retail shop.

News of businesses and business people can be faxed to (727) 893-8675, e-mailed to neighborhood@sptimes.com or mailed to Neighborhood Times, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

Park perks for Largo workers, Sports Heaven opens, Twigs & Leaves moves 04/30/11 [Last modified: Saturday, April 30, 2011 4:30am]
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