Organizers of the Clearwater Jazz Holiday, held annually at Coachman Park on the third weekend of October, are seeking art for next year's poster. The poster design must include blank space that does not interfere with the design for sponsor logos or the weekend's lineup. Submissions should be printed in color, at least 11 by 17 inches. The deadline is Jan. 8, 2007. Send entries to Gary Hallas, Clearwater Jazz Holiday, P.O. Box 7278, Clearwater, FL 33758. Several artists will be selected by Jan. 29, 2007, to receive $200 to develop their ideas. The final poster design will be chosen by Feb. 23, 2007. The prize for the winning design is $2,000. For more information, call Hallas at (727) 895-6264 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health Department has more flu shots
The Pinellas County Health Department has received an additional shipment of 5,000 doses of adult flu vaccine. In addition to doctor's offices, walk-in clinics and stores, you can get a flu shot from a Pinellas County Health Department center at:
- Largo, 12420 130th Ave. N, 588-4040.
- Clearwater, 310 N Myrtle Ave., 469-5800
- Pinellas Park, 6350 76th Ave. N, 547-7780.
- St. Petersburg, 205 Dr. Martin Luther King St. N, 824-6900.
- Tarpon Springs, 301 S Disston Ave., 942-5457.
Call ahead to check on hours and availability. Flu shots at the Health Department cost $25. Pneumonia vaccines are available for $34. Bring your Medicare card, health insurance cards and a photo ID if paying by check or credit card. Health officials recommend flu shots for everyone this year, especially those 50 and older; residents and staffers at long-term care facilities; patients with chronic medical conditions and their household contacts; children 6 months to 5 years old; pregnant women; health care personnel; and anyone caring for children younger than 6 months old.