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Group adds locations for phone distributions

The Deaf and Hearing Connection for Tampa Bay Inc. has expanded the locations of its no-charge amplified telephone and equipment distribution program to include the following locations:

- Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave.

- Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave.

- Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive.

Equipment is available by appointment from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through the main office in Seminole, 7545 83rd St. N, or at satellite locations in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. Call (727) 399-9983.


Amvets Post 67 offers Friday fish fry

Amvets Post 67 holds a fish fry from 6 to 8 p.m. every Friday at 1825 N Highland Ave., on the northeast corner of Highland Avenue and Greenlea Drive. Cost is $7. Call (727) 631-0067


Nature preserve is looking for volunteers

Volunteers are welcome to help restore the biodiversity of the Ozona Nature Preserve. Adults interested in working in the preserve can call volunteer site coordinator Reggie Hall at (727) 784-2131 or e-mail Hall at vision


Support group for mental illness open

The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Pinellas County, invites the public to attend an education meeting and support group at 7 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month.

NAMI is the nation's largest nonprofit, grass roots, self-help support and advocacy organization of consumers, families and friends of people with severe mental illnesses. Through its affiliates and volunteer members, NAMI works to achieve equitable services and treatment for the millions of Americans living with severe mental illnesses and their families.

For details, call (727) 791-3434.


Civitan club recruiting volunteers for groups

The Clearwater Civitan Club is recruiting volunteers at least age 18 to help others either in group projects or individually.

The Civitans offer leadership opportunities and support ideas and projects that improve the quality of life in this community.

The club offers volunteer assistance to organizations such as Deaf Services Center, Clearwater Little League, Horses for the Handicapped, and the Homeless Emergency Project.

The Clearwater Civitan Club meets regularly at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Community Center of the Homeless Emergency Project, 1260 Engman St., Clearwater.

Call (727) 584-0461 or (727) 791-3861.