SAILATHON RAISES $5K FOR FOOD PANTRY
The Ted Irwin Memorial Youth Sailathon drew 28 young sailors, ages 8-16, to Indian Rocks Beach for a four hour "sailing marathon" in support of the Beach Community Food Pantry at Calvary Episcopal Church. The sailors represented Indian Rocks Family Sailing Association, Clearwater Yacht Club and Dunedin Youth Sailing. Their efforts raised more than $5,000.
MORTON PLANT NAMED AMONG 50 BEST HOSPITALS FOR HEARTCARE Truven Health Analytics has named Morton Plant Hospital as one of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the United States. Morton Plant is the only hospital in the country to be named one of the best cardiovascular hospitals 15 times. Other hospitals on the list include Duke University Hospital; Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit; The Mount Sinai Hospital, NY and UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, Mass.
SEASIDE SEABIRD SANCTUARY GETS NEW LOGO
Seaside Seabird Sanctuary has a new look after new management took over in September. The organization's new logo can be seen on its new website, seabirdsanctuary.com, and throughout the beach. Its mission to rescue, rehabilitate and release sick, injured and orphaned birds remains the same.