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State of the Pinellas County message wraps up 2013

State of the Pinellas County message wraps up 2013

Pinellas County, Florida -- Pinellas County Commission Chairman Kenneth T. Welch looks back – and ahead.

Pinellas County Commission Chairman Kenneth T. Welch looks back on – and ahead to –   several key issues facing Pinellas County in his year-end State of the County video posted this week on the Pinellas County website and on the county’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages.  

Clam Bayou Cleanup

Clam Bayou Cleanup

Gulfport, Florida -- Jennifer Colson plucks trash from Clam Bayou Nature Park at Saturday morning’s Coastal Cleanup.

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Kid Safety Day in Largo - get a chance to win a new bike!

Kid Safety Day in Largo - get a chance to win a new bike!

Largo, Florida -- The Largo Police Department will be hosting a Kids Safety Day on Saturday, November 9.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Largo Police Department, area residents are encouraged to bring the kids to participate in a Bicycle Safety Rodeo.

Children participating in the safety rodeo will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to WIN A NEW BIKE. Other activities will include a tour of the Largo Police Command Vehicle and the Largo Police Station.

The Largo Police Department is located at 201 Highland Avenue in Largo. 

YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg breaking ground on new Bardmoor YMCA

YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg breaking ground on new Bardmoor YMCA

Largo, Florida - The YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg announces plans to break ground on a new Bardmoor YMCA facility in January 2014.  The $6.6 million project will grant the capacity to serve more than 14,000 local residents annually through membership and programs.  

The estimated opening date for the new facility is August 2014.

Neighborhood Group Gets Fees Waived for 10,000 Pounds of Trash

Neighborhood Group Gets Fees Waived for 10,000 Pounds of Trash

Gulfport, Florida -- Five tons of trash. That’s 10,000 pounds of unwanted items.

4.71 tons, to be exact. That’s how much unwanted items people brought to the Junk in the Trunk event this Saturday

Looking for a fun and challenging volunteer opportunity?

Looking for a fun and challenging volunteer opportunity?

Pinellas County, Florida -- Volunteers at Heritage Village are offered a unique chance to help citizens connect the past with the present. Heritage Village’s volunteers provide the community with a greater understanding of local and state history and underscore the importance of preserving history for future generations.

If the Helmet Fits...

If the Helmet Fits...

Gulfport, Florida -- William Hopper, 9, tries on his free bike helmet at the Bike Rodeo and “Java With Josh” event at the Gulfport Neighborhood Center this past Saturday. The event, a brain child of the Gulfport Neighbors, allowed people to come

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