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Prison industries agency names president

The board of directors of Prison Rehabilitative Industries and Diversified Enterprises Inc. (PRIDE) in Clearwater has announced the selection of Pamela Jo Davis as its new president. Ms. Davis is a former assistant secretary for the Department of Corrections' Office of Management and Budget. She also served as the director of Metro Dade County's Women's Detention Center and was a former assistant secretary for the Department of Community Affairs.

The PRIDE program operates 56 industries including printing, computer-aided design and furniture refurbishing at 23 state prisons. Last year PRIDE trained more than 6,400 inmates and had sales exceeding $81-million.

Kiwanis club installs officers

The Golden K of Dunedin Kiwanis Club installed new officers Oct. 2 at its installation charter luncheon at the Brass Knocker Restaurant in Palm Harbor.

George Gaylord of Dunedin was installed as president; Robert Peek, first vice president; Roy Hinchcliffe, secretary; and Nate Middleton, treasurer.

The Golden K Kiwanis club, the only senior-citizens club in the district, was honored at the recent district convention at Innisbrook for its work with youth services.

The club contributes each year to the Youth Ranch in Safety Harbor, and ensures that each resident receives a gift at Christmas, said W.G. Wooster, publicity director for the club.

2nd Monday Club names officers

The Second Monday Club of Clearwater announced its 1990-91 board of directors Oct. 8 at its first meeting of the club year. The board is composed of the top officers.

Sara Rowley is president; Mable Graves, vice president; Bobbi Wileman, secretary; Adeline Davis, corresponding secretary; and Louise Arnold, treasurer.

The Second Monday Club, for wives and widows of Shriners, meets at 11 a.m. the second Monday of each month from October to June at the Holiday Inn Central in Clearwater.

The club contributes annually to the Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospitals in Tampa.

To join, call Mable Graves, membership chairwoman at 535-3743.

Couples celebrate anniversary

Edward "Ted" and Myrtle Lee of Palm Harbor celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary at a family dinner.

The Lees were married Oct. 9, 1937, at Lake Avenue Baptist Church in Rochester, N.Y. They came to Florida each winter for seven years before moving to Palm Harbor in 1977 from Pittsford, N.Y.

Lee retired as a technical editor at Eastman Kodak in Rochester. Mrs. Lee was a school secretary with the Pittsford school district. They are members of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church of Dunedin.

They have two children and two grandchildren.

Lawrence and Catherine Wetli of Clearwater were married Oct. 19, 1940, at Sacred Heart Church in Toledo, Ohio.

They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a Mass and a renewal of their marriage vows at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Clearwater, followed by a dinner at the Clearwater Beach Hotel.

The Wetlies came to Clearwater in 1983. Before retiring, he owned Wetli's Men's Wear in Toledo.

They had four children. They have five grandchildren.