Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

North Pinellas Hometown

Clearwater ServiceSource donates home to Air Force veteran: The ServiceSource Florida Regional Office in Clearwater, a provider of employment and housing services and resources to Floridians with disabilities, donated a mortgage-free home to U.S. Air Force veteran Robert Slezak last month. Slezak's condominium is at Crestview Villas in Cocoa and was one of five units in the complex that were renovated with grants and labor provided by The Home Depot Foundation. The ceremony included a proclamation and gift of an American flag flown over the Capitol by U.S. Rep. David Jolly, along with the presentation of keys to Slezak by ServiceSource president and CEO Janet Samuelson. Slezak, 58, served from 1979 to 1983.

Clearwater woman's club honors volunteer of the year: The Clearwater Community Woman's Club recently named Sue Meier as the 2015 Volunteer of the Year. Meier has been a member for 25 years and is currently recording secretary. She previously assumed various responsibilities with CCWC, including the yearbook chair, CSP chair, treasurer and serving on the Daisy Grants Committee and the club's nominating committee. Meier also volunteers with Meals on Wheels, Clearwater Alumnae Panhellenic, Clearwater Civitan and Zeta Tau Alpha.

We WANT your news! Send news of everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from family reunions, a local achievement, celebrations or simply good news you want to trumpet. Submit your news and photos by email to [email protected] (put Hometown Pinellas in subject line), by fax at (727) 893-8675, or mail to Tampa Bay Times, Hometown Pinellas, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

North Pinellas Hometown 01/06/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 5:02pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Roosevelt Blvd closed at I-275 after truck hauling crane hits overpass

    News

    ST. PETERSBURG — A truck transporting a construction crane hit the Interstate 275 overpass at Roosevelt Boulevard Tuesday.

  2. Pasco students, 12 and 15, faces weapons, threat charges

    Crime

    Two Pasco County students from different schools were arrested Tuesday after one brought weapons onto campus and the other threatened a shooting, according to sheriff's deputies.

  3. It's official: Hillsborough high schools move to 8:30 a.m. start time, elementary schools to go earlier

    K12

    TAMPA — Hillsborough County high schools school will be in session from 8:30 a.m. to 3:25 p.m. starting in 2018-19, the School Board decided Tuesday in a 6-0 vote.

    The Hillsborough County School Board has decided to end a compressed bus schedule that caused an estimated 12,000 children to get to school late every day. Under the new schedule, high schools will start at 8:30 a.m. instead of 7:30 a.m. Elementary schools will start at 7:40 a.m. and middle schools at 9:25 a.m. [Times files]
  4. NFL players, owners hold 'constructive' talks on issues

    Bucs

    NEW YORK — NFL players and owners met Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross called "constructive" and Colts defensive back Darius Butler termed "positive."

    A coalition of advocacy groups 'take a knee' outside of a hotel where members the quarterly NFL league meetings are being held on Tuesday in New York City.  Owners, players and commissioner Roger Goodell are all expected to attend. The activists spoke of having solidarity with athletes and coaches around the country who have also kneeled in protest of racial injustice, especially in policing.
 [Getty Images]