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Free seminar on how to identify and treat Alzheimer's Disease

Free seminar on how to identify and treat Alzheimer's Disease

Seminole, Florida -- Arden Courts of Seminole and PEACE Wealth Management, Inc. are offering a free dementia education seminar on Wednesday, May 22.

Aquarium dedicates expanded marine hospital

Aquarium dedicates expanded marine hospital

Clearwater, Florida - The Clearwater Marine Aquarium will dedicate an expanded marine hospital at its Island Estate.

The R.O. Jacobsen Center for Education and Animal Care increases the capacity of the hospital by adding a 250,000 gallon pool for marine mammals, and more room to house and rehabilitate North American river otters.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium's free speaker series continues

Clearwater Marine Aquarium's free speaker series continues

Clearwater, Florida -- The Clearwater Marine Aquarium will continue to host its free educational speaker series on Thursday, May 16 with Making Waves: An Evening with Experts. 

The presenter will be Dr. Steve Murawski, a research professor at the University of Southern Florida. Dr. Murawski has also held the distinguished positions of Chief Scientist for the U.s. National Marine Fisheries Service.

May OverDrive E-Book Training

May OverDrive E-Book Training

Pinellas Park, Florida-- Learn to use your electronic device to expand your reading during the Pinellas Park Library's OverDrive E-book Training Workshop.

OverDrive service allows users access to free e-books and the library's downloadable audio collection.

Learn how to search for titles, place request and check out a title with your technology.

A brief presentation and user-friendly handouts will guide you through the process of downloading material.

Free online course preps for college

Free online course preps for college

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Saint Petersburg College is the first community college in the state to launch a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). 

On Wednesday, May 8, launched its free online course, Get Ready for College- Math, the first in a series of self-paced courses aimed at helping incoming students prepare for college. 

The goal of this class is to give potential sudents the help they need to improve their skills in math so that they can do well on the placememnt test or boost their confidence about returning to college. 

Public utilities career exploration

Public utilities career exploration

Seminole, Florida -- Meet with public works divisions at an open house to explore career opportunities within the fields of Public Utilities. 

Meet with representatives of public works, local utilities, water career educators and water professional organizations. Learn about careers opportunities as a: water plant operator, water distribution specialist, environmental laboratory technician, electronics technician, maintenance mechanic.

There will be a Q&A panel and a chance to network with utilities professionals. 

Largo Medical Center program ranks nationwide

Largo Medical Center program ranks nationwide

Largo, Florida -- This week Largo Medical Center received national recognition for its Internal Medicine (IM) program residents ranking 4th in the nation on the most recent American College of Osteopathic Internal Medicine in-service exams.