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Turquoise items top this list

Faithful REXer Lucie Somers seems to be going through a blue period. She wrote in requesting all things turquoise! This includes jewelry, bedspreads, blankets, handbags, scarves, etc. If you have any turquoise items that you would like to give Lucie, they can be mailed to or dropped off at 1415 Main St., No. 219, Dunedin, FL 34698.

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Susan Bachmann of the East Lake area in north Pinellas County has an RCA videotape VHS recorder/player that is seeking a new home. Susan says that not only are cables and remotes included, but also the VHS movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. What a bonus!!! If you are interested and can pick up the player and accessories, please call Susan at (727) 773-9727.

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Couponing alert! Marilyn Wright of St. Petersburg has a large number of PreserVision Eye Vitamin coupons. They are for $2 and $4 off, and they expire in December 2012. If you are interested, please contact Marilyn via e-mail at

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This offer will be music to someone's ears! Jerry of Dunedin has a Lowrey Magic Genie 44 Organ in good condition that he would like to give to a good home. The organ has the One-Finger Genie Chords New Dimension feature, two 44-note keyboards and a 13-note pedal board, as well as a matching organ bench. If you are interested, please call Jerry at (727) 797-7139.

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Frances Mc Caffrey has some real goodies that she would like to part with. First, she has a machine that duplicates vinyl records into CD format. This is great for anyone who has a stack of records and nothing to play them on. Next, she has an assortment of 45 and 33 rpm records. Finally, Frances has plastic canvas patterns and an assortment of crafts to go with them. If you are interested in any or all of these items, call Frances at (727) 545-4938 to arrange for pickup.


Ethel Ann Chase of Holiday wrote in to say that the response she received to her recent request for the McCall's pattern for Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls was "no less than overwhelming." She had more than 45 calls after the item ran in the Aug. 27 column. "Your readers are so very generous," she said. She also said she hopes to return the favors.

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Dorothy McDade of the "Craft and Chatter" group at the Largo Recreation Center would like to thank everyone who donated yarn to the group, which knits and crochets helmet liners for the troops overseas, as well as afghans and lap robes for nursing homes and veterans, and blankets, booties and hats for newborn and sick babies. "We appreciate it so much," she said.

Turquoise items top this list 10/05/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 6:07pm]
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