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Urban farming request, holiday showcase, senior dining, more

Urban farming advocates: The Sustainable Urban Agriculture Coalition is seeking board members who are passionate about the local foods movement and have skills to contribute. If you or someone you know would be an asset to the board, send the name of the person, contact information and the reasons for your proposal. Application deadline is Dec. 18. For information, call (727) 599-1878 or e-mail Daphne Miller at dmiller1920@gmail.com.

Holiday Showcase: Tickets are on sale for a party at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road. Entertainment will feature performances by the Tutterow Dancers, Indian Rocks Christian School High School Ensemble, St. Jerome's Bell Ringers and the Largo Barbershop. Cost: $12 in advance and at the door. Call (727) 518-3131.

Free clothing swap: Gulfport will hold its next swap at the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market. Bring up to five gently used garments to exchange for vouchers that can be used to select clothing brought in by other participants. Donations of clothing above the five-garment limit are accepted. Participants are asked to bring hangers for all garments. Proceeds, donated clothing and nonselected items at the end of the swap will be donated to Community Action Stops Abuse. For information, call (727) 366-4086.

Memorial bricks for veterans: The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary in Madeira Beach is selling engraved memorial bricks for the Military Memorial Wall at 299 Boca Ciega Drive. Buy bricks only through the Coast Guard Auxiliary by calling (727) 391-5185.

Hospital helpers: St. Petersburg General Hospital needs volunteers for the information desk from 4 to 8 p.m. daily. Call Anita Brown at (727) 341-4848 or stop by 6500 38th Ave. N and visit the information desk.

Senior dining network: Senior citizens can enjoy a hot, nutritious lunch, socialize and partake of activities at 10 dining sites, where programs include information on insurance issues, hurricane preparedness, senior rights and current events. Seniors must be a registered diner with Neighborly Care Network, 60 or older and live in Pinellas County. Free transportation is provided to the closest dining site if needed. You must register 72 hours in advance to participate in the dining program and receive transportation. For information, call (727) 573-9444.

Know an outstanding person? St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation is accepting nominations for the Helen D. Roberts Philanthropy Award, the Roy G. Harrell Jr. Leadership Award and the Hippocrates Award for outstanding service. Nominations will be accepted through Dec. 31, and winners will announced in February. Nomination forms can be downloaded at stanthonysfoundation.org and when completed emailed to gail.cass@baycare.org, faxed to (727) 825-1184 or mailed to St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33705. For information, call (727) 820-7895.

Urban farming request, holiday showcase, senior dining, more 12/08/12 [Last modified: Saturday, December 8, 2012 3:30am]
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