Lend a Hand/Wish List
Seven Springs Middle School's lead the pack class is collecting gently used or new shoes for Soles4Souls to help earthquake victims in Haiti. Donations may be dropped off from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday at the school's main office, 2441 Little Road in Trinity. For information, contact Cynthia Tehan at (727) 774-6700 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charles Rushe Middle and Sunlake High are sponsoring a book drive in memory of George Bastable, who died suddenly on July 4, 2009. Mr. Bastable, who was known for his extensive classroom library, was a teacher and the chairman of the language arts department at Rushe Middle School. He was also an award-winning writer and occasional guest columnist for the St. Petersburg Times. New or gently used books will be collected during school hours through Feb. 12 at Charles Rushe Middle, 18654 Mentmore Blvd., Land O'Lakes. For information, call Tracey Suits at (813) 346-1223. Donations can also be dropped off at Sunlake High, 3023 Sunlake Blvd., Land O'Lakes. For information, call Melodie Oleson at (813) 346-1023.