YMCA offers S.A.F.E. program
The Safe Aerobic Fundamental Education (S.A.F.E.) program will be offered Wednesday through Feb. 23 at the Bob Sierra Fundamental Family YMCA, 4029 Northdale Blvd. The program includes 35 hours of class and practical training, an instructor's manual, resource contacts, "Power Jam" training practice tape and more. The Tampa YMCA is recognized by the American Council on Exercise as a continuing education provider, and its S.A.F.E. program is approved by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. The cost is $130 for YMCA members, $150 for non-members; $25 per individual class. Registration is available at the front desk or mail check to: Tampa YMCA S.A.F.E. Program, Bob Sierra Family Family YMCA, 4029 Northdale Blvd., Tampa, FL 33624. Participants can earn 1.2 continuing education credits. For information, call (813) 962-3220.
Magazine editor to speak at USF
George Curry, editor-in-chief of Emerge: Black America's Newsmagazine, will be the keynote speaker at the University of South Florida's celebration of Black Emphasis Month. Curry, author of the best-selling book Assault on Affirmative Action, was named "Journalist of the Year" by the Washington Association of Black Journalists in 1995. The program will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Special Events Center on the Tampa campus, 4202 E Fowler Ave. Events during Black Emphasis Month will be centered around "Knowing Thyself: A Clarion Call." For information, call (813) 974-3589.
_ Information about meetings and events may be sent to Connie Drew, the St. Petersburg Times, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618, or faxed to 226-3352. The deadline is two weeks before the event.