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Clearwater Jazz Holiday looking for 2005 poster

(ran East, Beach, Seminole editions)

Clearwater Jazz Holiday is looking for that perfect design to capture the feel of the 2005 event. Each year a new poster is designed and sold at the event. The sale of the poster and corresponding merchandise helps keep the event free.

Preliminary designs must be received by Jan. 7. Several artists will be selected to develop their concept and $200 will be given to each artist selected to cover the cost of further development and final proof status.

Artwork can be produced digitally, photographically or using traditional artistic mediums and previous years posters can be viewed at

The artist selected will receive $2,000, two invitations to the Poster Unveiling Party, two VIP passes and one VIP parking pass per day for each day of the event and on stage recognition as the designer of the 2005 Clearwater Jazz Holiday poster.

For details and specifications, contact Gary Hallas at 895-6264 or e-mail

Auxiliary offers boating and seamanship lessons

Boating skills and seamanship programs are presented by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 72 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. each Tuesday at 1300 Beach Drive SE. Completion satisfies the state's boater safety education requirements. Call 823-3753.

Old cell phones needed for seniors in emergencies

Donate old cell phones to be used by senior citizens for 911 emergencies. Phones can be dropped off at the following St. Petersburg Police Department Community Resource Centers: Bartlett Park, 642 22nd Ave. S; Maximo Park, 4815 34th St. S; Sanderlin Family Center, 2335 22nd Ave. S; Skyway Resource Center, 1065 62nd Ave. S; Sunrise Resource Center, 6393 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N; and Tyrone Gardens, 937 Tyrone Blvd. N. Call 570-9696, ext. 279.