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Briefs: Cancer Society unit presents Fashion show

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Cancer Society unit presents Fashion show

The Minority Development Committee of the Pinellas Unit of the American Cancer Society will present its first Rainbow Tea and Fashion Show from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, 3110 First Ave. S. There is no admission fee but donations will be accepted. Information: 867-7702; 599-6053.

St. Petersburg

Membership drive for antiabuse group

Infinity, the league to aid abused children and adults, will have its annual wine and cheese membership drive from 5 to 7 p.m. July 29 at the Florencia, 100 Beach Drive NE. Reservations are required. Information: 896-8685.


Send event notices for Social Calendar

The 12th annual Neighborhood Times Social Calendar will appear in these pages on Sept. 7; the deadline for submissions is July 31. Information should include sponsoring organization, date, time, venue (with street address), ticket price and a publishable contact telephone number and/or e-mail or Web address. Please send submissions to Mary Jane Park at or mail them to her at 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

Briefs: Cancer Society unit presents Fashion show 07/19/08 [Last modified: Saturday, July 19, 2008 4:32am]
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    Local Government

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