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Podiatrist offers free foot, ankle screenings at Helen Ellis in Tarpon Springs

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Podiatrist to give foot screening

David Fine, DPM, a specialist in podiatric medicine and surgery, will present a free foot and ankle screening 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday at Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, 1395 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs.

Reservations are required. Call (727) 943-3600.

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There will be a blood drive 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave.

Donors will receive a beach towel and a wellness checkup including a cholesterol screening. Individuals who donate twice between May and August will be entered into a drawing to win a Carnival cruise.

Donors must be 16 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in generally good health. ID is required.

To make an appointment, visit (use sponsor code F0860) or call Florida Blood Services toll-free at 1-800-682-5663.

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North Pinellas and Westchase Adventure Boot Camp for Women will begin a new session July 5-30 at its Dunedin facility, at 3377 Covered Bridge Drive W.

This program for women only meets outdoors 5:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. five times a week and offers fitness instruction, nutritional support and motivational training and includes fun and energizing activities designed to help beginners to avid fitness enthusiasts reach their goals. All programs include a nutrition seminar and a pre and post evaluation.

For program fees and other information, call (727) 420-8139, e-mail or visit

Seminars, classes, support groups

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETINGS: Nar-Anon is a fellowship of people who gather to share their experiences, strength and hope for recovery from a loved one's drug addiction. For information, meeting locations and times, call the Nar-Anon Help Line toll-free at 1-888-947-8885 or visit

RECOVERY INC., SUPPORT GROUP FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Grace Lutheran Church, 1812 N Highland Ave., Clearwater; and 1 p.m. Mondays at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 813 Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 525-1749.

Walking club: 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Annual fee $5 with ID card, $8 without; (727) 298-3299.

Alzheimer's caregivers support group: 9:30 a.m. Monday (meets weekly), Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Visitors are welcome. Call (727) 787-1837.

Tai chi: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Hale Senior Activity Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Fee $3 with ID card, $4 without; (727) 298-3299.

Podiatrist offers free foot, ankle screenings at Helen Ellis in Tarpon Springs 06/23/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 5:44pm]
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