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Countryside High student wins seat belt safety poster contest

Jordan St. John, left, of Countryside High, received a $200 grand prize gift certificate from Richard Lightle of Knology, right, for his winning entry in a seat belt safety poster contest.

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Jordan St. John, left, of Countryside High, received a $200 grand prize gift certificate from Richard Lightle of Knology, right, for his winning entry in a seat belt safety poster contest.

On Jan. 6, the Anthony Telesca Foundation and one of its corporate supporters, Knology, awarded Jordan St. John of Countryside High School a $200 grand prize gift certificate for his winning entry in a seat belt safety poster contest.

The foundation also donated $500 each to Countryside's art department and driver education department.

The Anthony Telesca Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting safe driving practices among teens.

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In a letter dated Dec. 28, 2010, former Florida governor Charlie Crist lauded master magician William Kahn for his tireless efforts to make a difference in the lives of individuals in need, especially those served by Clearwater's St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen.

Crist congratulated Kahn on receiving the key to the city of Clearwater and thanked the entertainer for nearly 30 years of making magic and touching lives in Pinellas County.

The earnings from Kahn's magic shows benefit several nonprofit organizations that help the less fortunate.

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Tony and Yolanda Hreglia of Clearwater celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family on Long Island, N.Y.

They married Dec. 23, 1950, in Queens, N.Y.

He is an Army veteran.

The Hreglias were tavern owners in Brooklyn, N.Y.

They came here in 1997 from Long Island.

The couple volunteer at Pinellas Park Senior Center and St. Petersburg YMCA.

Mrs. Hreglia recently had the opportunity to visit Italy for the second time.

They have two children.

Countryside High student wins seat belt safety poster contest 01/11/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 6:39pm]
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