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Historical society installs officers

The Pinellas County Historical Society installed officers Jan. 24 at its annual dinner at the Carlouel Yacht Club last month.

Jody Stanley was installed for a second term as president; Ken Hardin, first vice president; Mona Rohrbaugh, second vice president; Connie Mudano, recording secretary; and Norman White, treasurer.

Heritage Park director Ken Ford spoke to the society about the addition of the Lowe House to the collection of notable and historic buildings at the park, and the society announced recipients of two annual scholarship awards and a special grant.

Anthony Smith, who has a bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of South Florida, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to work in archival research and reference.

Chris Sterner, who has a bachelor of arts degree from Eckerd College and is working on a master's degree in history at the University of South Florida, also received a $1,000 scholarship.

A $1,000 grant was awarded to Alicia Addeo in support of her research at the National Archives on the personnel and historic background of Fort De Soto.

Power squadron

officers installed

The Clearwater Power Squadron installed officers for the 1992 club year during a cruise last month aboard the Admiral out of Clearwater Beach.

Nicholas Arakas was installed as commander; Frank Antoniello, executive officer; Dora Frances Adam, educational officer; William Ryan, administrative officer; Harris Warrick Jr., treasurer; George Smith, secretary; Otto Carstensen, educational officer; Walter Harvey, assistant treasurer; and Laurence Grout, assistant secretary.

The Clearwater Power Squadron sponsors six safe-boating courses each year.

For information or reservations, call 392-1431.

Couples celebrate

50th anniversaries

James and Nellie Tsolas of Tarpon Springs were married Feb. 22, 1942, in Hartford, Conn.

They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a visit to Las Vegas.

The Tsolases came to this area in 1982 from East Hartford. Before retiring, he was a professional photographer, often working for insurance companies.

They have two children, four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

Chester H. and Virginia Lee Seifert of Palm Harbor recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a cocktail party and dinner for friends and family at the Clearwater Beach Hotel.

The Seiferts were married Feb. 7, 1942, by the Rev. Kenneth Ackerman in Christ Church, Tarrytown, N.Y. They came to this area in 1985. Before retiring, he was vice president of the Bank of New York and she was employed in the guidance office of Hendrick Hudson High School in Montrose, N.Y.

The Seiferts have three children and three grandchildren.

Information for the Good for You column may be sent to Pat Scarberry, 710 Court St., Clearwater 34616. Please include a contact name and phone number.

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