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The Youth Advisory Committee invites Pinellas youth to get involved

The Youth Advisory Committee invites Pinellas youth to get involved

Pinellas County, Florida -- How can high school students be a part of county government? What is the Youth Advisory Committee? What does it do and how can you join?

Students who serve on the Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee invite high school students who live in Pinellas County to attend an open house on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 3 p.m.

Animal foster care volunteers needed

Animal foster care volunteers needed

Pinellas County, Florida -- The Pinellas County Animal Services is seeking volunteers to be a part of the foster care team, as part of an effort to save pets that are in need of time away from the shelter. 

How to Become a Therapy Dog, Part Two

How to Become a Therapy Dog, Part Two

Gulfport, Florida -- For a therapy dog, Calypso doesn't really know when to stop crying for attention. But don't let her bad behavior from getting your dog tested as a therapy dog; she only cries, in this instance, because she wants me to let her misbehave, and I'm making her wait until I finish interviewing her trainer before I focus on her.

Registration open for Miles for Men, Prostate Cancer awareness race

Registration open for Miles for Men, Prostate Cancer awareness race

Clearwater, Florida -- The name and time might have changed, but Morton Plant Mease’s fourth annual prostate cancer awareness event, now known as Miles for Men, again is featuring a family-friendly race starting at Morton Plant Hospital.

Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7, the event is presented by Urology Specialists of West Florida, and benefits Morton Plant Mease community screenings and education services and assists prostate cancer patients who may not have the resources for treatment.

Spectacular Senior for July: Helen Lepore

Spectacular Senior for July: Helen Lepore

"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made." – Robert Browning

Gulfport, Florida --  Every month, the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center elects a senior citizen of the month. The Gabber finds out more about what makes these distinguished men and ladies so spectacular.

Literary Outpost at the Edge of the Arts District

Literary Outpost at the Edge of the Arts District

Gulfport, Florida -- At the corner of 58th Street and 25th Avenue South, careful observers will notice a box nestled among the lavender plumbago and white crape jasmine blossoms. Inside this box – which looks almost like a birdhouse on steroids, a bird mansion, if you will – are books.

Welcome to Gulfport’s first Little Free Library, one of thousands popping up at the edges of private property – and on some public properties – across the globe.

 

Beach Legion Supports Troops Overseas

Beach Legion Supports Troops Overseas

Gulfport, Florida -- The members of the American Legion Long Key Post 305, St. Pete Beach, recently donated $3,000.00 to St. Pete Beach Support Our Troops program. Commander John Bell presented the check to...

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