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Relay for Life is today, Saturday at USF soccer stadium


Relay for Life set at USF soccer stadium

The University of South Florida will host Relay for Life from 5 p.m. today until 10 a.m. Saturday at the school soccer stadium facility, 4202 E Fowler Ave. The overnight event is designed to increase awareness about cancer and raise funds to support the American Cancer Society. Cancer survivors will walk or use a wheelchair for the first lap around the track, which will be lighted for an after-dark ceremony.

Local groups and organizations will take turns running or walking the track. For more information, visit


Tampa Prep seniors to attend job program

Tampa Preparatory School seniors will attend a program to discuss jobs in a time of uncertainty from 8 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at the school, 727 W Cass St.

"Work in a Time of Transformation" will feature a discussion panel with community leaders and professionals in government, education, health, environment, nonprofits, and communication and technology.

Mayor Pam Iorio will speak about the future of the city and the role of its future leaders in businesses and professions within the community.

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Kindergarten roundup is April 21 at school

Dale Mabry Elementary School invites parents and children to attend a kindergarten roundup program at 8:30 a.m. on April 21 in the school's cafeteria, 4201 W Estrella St.

The event will provide valuable information for parents of incoming children. It also will feature a comprehensive tour of the campus, a presentation of a typical kindergarten school day and a question-and-answer session.

Kids can meet some teachers, and parents and children can enjoy breakfast. Parents can register their children by bringing the child's birth certificate, Social Security number, proof of residence, and an up-to-date immunization and health record.

To RSVP, send an e-mail to Jennifer John at by April 15.

Hillsborough County

HCC offers free dual enrollment classes

High school students with a 3.0 unweighted GPA and who tested at college level on the SAT, CPT or ACT are eligible to earn college credit over the summer at Hillsborough Community College.

Tuition and books are free, and classes run June 8 to Aug. 13. Dual enrollment courses transfer to any college or state university.

The deadline for registration is April 24. Call (813) 253-7121.


Center offering Painting classes

The Life Enrichment Center at 9704 N Boulevard is offering a class in painting in acrylics and oils from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through May 13.

The cost is $75.

Also offered is a watercolor painting class for adults from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through May 12. The cost is $75.

Call (813) 932-0241.

Relay for Life is today, Saturday at USF soccer stadium 04/02/09 [Last modified: Thursday, April 2, 2009 4:31am]
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