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Share your power at Wawa blood drives

Share your power at Wawa blood drives

Start your September as a hero by giving blood!  Each time you donate, you can save up to three lives.

Donate blood at one of the participating Wawa blood drives and received:

  • A free Wawa Shorti Hoagie coupon and a free Wawa Iced Tea coupon
  • An entry to win a Wawa Summer Gift Basket
  • 2 free Fandango movie tickets
  • A wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count and cholesterol screening

Blood donors must bring a photo ID. Here are the participating locations:

Planning the city's birthday

Planning the city's birthday

Gulfport, Florida -- Come plan the city's birthday with the Gulfport Historical Society on August 28. Volunteers will meet with organizers and plan the ins and outs of the birthday bash in a relaxed atmosphere.

Gulfport Through Your Eyes: Help Make History

Gulfport Through Your Eyes: Help Make History

Gulfport, Florida -- Help create history of Gulfport as it looks today – and possibly win cash – with your photos of Gulfport. This autumn, the Gulfport Historical Society will hold the first annual “Gulfport Through Your Eyes” photo contest, which will showcase the Gulfport of today. These photos will help create a historical record for future generations of Gulfportians.

Pinellas County high schoolers invited to open house

Pinellas County high schoolers invited to open house

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. 

See, Click, Fix

See, Click, Fix

Pinellas County, Florida -- The county has a quick and easy way for residents to report things they find wrong in their city. 

See Click Fix allows residents to report problems with pot holes, sidewalks, illegal dumping, mistimed traffic signals, graffiti, etc. with their smart phones or other mobile communications devices. 

Here are the steps:

Hands Off My Gecko

Hands Off My Gecko

Gulfport, Florida -- At Friday night's ArtWalk, Beach Bazaar's Angela Lagan (blonde) and Leslie Gilchrist (dark hair) donned their best 70s garb to impress... [READ MORE]

Florida Hospital North looking for volunteers

Florida Hospital North looking for volunteers

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- You can help make a difference in the lives of patients and staff at Florida Hospital North Pinellas.

The hospital is looking for people to join its Auxiliary and Volunteer Program.

Volunteers will get to the chance to work in all parts of the hospital--interacting with patients and visitors by handing out reading material from the hospital's Comfort Cart, guiding visitors around the hospital, working in the gift shop, serving food at the volunteer-run Grill and shuttling patients and visitors from the main parking lot.