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SCHOOL SCORES AN EX-STEELER FOR FUNDRAISER

ST. PETERSBURG

Esther's School of St. Petersburg, a nonprofit school for special needs children, will host a Tent of Blessings dinner and auction at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11 in St. Pete Beach.

The guest speaker will be Hall of Famer and four-time Super Bowl champion quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers Terry Bradshaw. The former athlete, who battled attention-deficit (hyperactivity) disorder, will talk about his experiences with the condition.

The event is a fundraiser for the school, which is trying to purchase a new building. The school is currently based at Solid Rock Christian Ministries, 4224 28th St. N.

The dinner and auction will be held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. No alcohol will be served. Tickets are $75 per person. Tickets for a VIP reception that will take place before the dinner and auction are $150 each. Call Esther's School at (727)-528-6484 or go to www.estherschool.com.

LARGO

Lutherans welcome assistant pastor

The Rev. Nathan Peregoy has been ordained and installed as assistant pastor at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Largo. The Rev. Mike Thurau officiated at the service. Ten pastors from the Missouri Synod Lutheran Church also participated in the ceremony, which was attended by 160 people. The service was followed by a dinner.

Peregoy, who was born in Lancaster, Calif., graduated from Concordia University in Seward, Neb., and Concordia Seminary in St Louis.

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