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+ DEALING WITH DIVORCE: The Centre for Women in Tampa offers several programs to assist women who are considering or are getting a divorce.

A seminar on Florida Separation and Divorce Law will meet twice this month: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 18 with lawyer Beth Reineke; and 6-8 p.m. Aug. 31 with lawyer Kay McGucken. Both specialize in family law and will cover issues relating to child custody, support and property division. Fee: $5.

A divorce support group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the center. New participants may join the first Wednesday of each month but first must schedule an interview.

All programs will be at the center, 305 S Hyde Park Ave., and reservations are required. Call (813) 251-8437 between 1 and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

Since 1978, the non-profit Centre for Women has provided services to women, girls, the elderly and families through monthly classes and workshops, information and referrals, and special programs.

+ SLEEP DISORDERS: The SeniorCare program of University Community Hospital of Tampa will sponsor a three-part lecture series on sleep and sleep-related disorders, presented by Dr. Daniel Schwartz, medical director of the hospital's sleep center.

Part 1 of the series will focus on insomnia and will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. Aug. 18 at the UCH Medical Center (auditorium), 3100 E Fletcher Ave. Part 2, a discussion of snoring and sleep apnea, will be held Sept. 15; and Part 3, on narcolepsy, will meet Nov. 10, all at the same location. Advance registration is required; call (813) 979-7300. Free.

RUTH WALSH

Is your organization, self-help group or program open to the public? If so, let us know about it. Write (no information taken over the phone) to Ruth Walsh, Newsfeatures, the Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731.

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