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Reader's exchange: Sign up to have greeting cards sent your way

It's greeting card request time, which means we will be publishing the names and addresses of people who would like to receive cards. If you want to receive used or new greeting cards, please send us your information by Feb. 8. We need your name, the address to which you would like the cards sent and an indication of which kinds of cards you would like (i.e. holiday only, not holiday, both, new, used). We will publish the list on Feb. 14.

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Can anyone help Marian of Largo make writing easier? She has arthritis in both hands and would love to have a portable typewriter, as holding a pen has become too difficult. Marian is hoping that someone out there will have a portable typewriter, either electric or manual, that is gathering dust. Marian is hard of hearing, but she has a CapTel phone that enables her to communicate. If you have a typewriter to give to Marian, please call her at (727) 586-5966.

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Lucille of Pinellas Park has been cleaning out the closet and has several items to give to a good home. She has two musical instruments she would like to place in the hands of a young person who is just learning to play. One is a trumpet, and the other is a guitar that has been converted for left-handed players. Lucille also has a set of Illustrated Family Encyclopedia of the Living Bible, which consists of 14 to 16 volumes. Finally, she has a box of fine crochet thread, narrow bias tape, seam bindings, etc., that she's ready to get rid of. Lucille can be reached at (727) 570-8263.

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Mary Ellen of Holiday and her senior friends are planning their ninth annual theme party for March 9. This year's theme is "Television Sitcoms and Shows," so they are looking to borrow some props. They would like posters and life-sized cutouts of TV shows and stars, especially Tom Selleck, Pamela Anderson, Rod Serling and Alfred Hitchcock. They are also looking for a recliner similar to the one in the show Frasier. Mary Ellen also is involved in the Women's Club District 14, which is having a benefit March 2. If you can help Mary Ellen with any of these items, please call her at (727) 934-1527.

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Carolyn of St. Petersburg recently had to buy a new printer and could no longer find one that used the individual ink tanks that her old Canon i960 series used. As a result, she has 10 new ink tanks that need a good home. Carolyn says that these ink tanks can be used in other Canon printers as well, and are the BCI-6 series. Check the series number for your type of printer ink on the side of the printer ink box. If you are interested, please leave a message at (727) 347-4329 and Carolyn will arrange to get the ink to you.

Reader's exchange: Sign up to have greeting cards sent your way 01/30/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 2:44pm]

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