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Weight Watchers will help the hungry as members lose

ST. PETERSBURG

Weight Watchers helps the hungry as members lose

Weight Watchers has launched Lose for Good, a campaign to empower people to get healthier while also giving back to those in need.

For every pound lost by Weight Watchers members in St. Petersburg, Weight Watchers will donate the cost of 1 pound of food — up to $1-million. The six-week campaign kicked off Sept. 7 and ends Oct. 18. The proceeds will go to Share Our Strength, which works to make sure no child in America grows up hungry, and Action Against Hunger, which helps feed people in troubled parts of the world.

In St. Petersburg, the food collected will be donated to St. Vincent de Paul.

Visit www.loseforgood.com. To find the nearest Weight Watchers meeting location, call toll-free, 1-800-651-6000.

PINELLAS PARK

Center's car care clinic just for women

Superior Auto Centers with the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., in partnership with the St. Petersburg Woman's Club, will host a Just for Women car care clinic.

The free event is from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 17. Barbara Terry, a nationally recognized automotive expert, will host the clinic. Attendees will learn how to check tire pressure and tread depth, check and maintain proper fluid levels, clean battery posts, jump start a vehicle and what emergency items to keep in the vehicle.

Superior Auto Centers is at 10491 66th St. N.

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Weight Watchers will help the hungry as members lose 09/09/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 4:21pm]
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