Our Lady of Lourdes students Rally in Tally this week
This week Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School students, along with teachers Carol MacLean and Rick Guntli, were busy preparing for the "Rally in Tally." They created posters for their daylong trip to Tallahassee in support of "Step-Up for Students" Scholarships legislation. The students marched on the state Capitol Jan. 19 to be advocates for social justice, appealing for continued funding for families in need.
Duke Energy awards grant to Largo parks
The Duke Energy Foundation awarded a first-time $30,000 grant to Friends of the Largo Nature Parks, a nonprofit organization benefiting the city's Recreation, Parks and Arts Department. The money will be used to make improvements to the Narrows Environmental Educational Center at George C. McGough Park. Grant funds will be allocated for a proposed interactive display called Your Water, Your Life, which will enable visitors to interactively learn how everyday decisions can affect water and environmental quality. Friends of the Largo Nature Parks and the city of Largo were awarded the grant at the January commission meeting.