The grassroots business group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at McGill Plumbing, 111 N Missouri Ave.
The next sidewalk sale is from 9-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, along West Bay Drive in downtown Largo. Vendor spaces are available. Cost is $20 for a vendor spot.
36 Exhibitors Make College Fair the Place to Be
Pinellas parents wanting to help their teens successfully navigate the college selection and admissions process might want to make a stop at Clearwater High, 540 S. Hercules Ave., on Sept. 16 a priority. The school is playing host to its College Showcase from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The event includes representatives from at least 36 colleges, universities, vocational and technical schools. To find out more, call the high school’s graduation coach, Kathy Biddle, at 727-298-1620.
Affordable Care Act Information
Find out more about the Affordable Care Act and changes to health care policy at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Find out more here.
The Tropics are Heating Up
Not one, but two tropical storms are currently churning around in waters far away from Florida. Gabrielle has officially reformed and she is joined by Humberto. At this time, neither storm appears to be a threat to Florida. Both, however, serve as good reminders to be prepared. Hurricane season still has a long way to go!
Rain Chances Rise
Scattered storms are once again a part of the forecast for Tampa Bay today, Sept. 11. There’s about a 30 percent chance of wet weather in the afternoon and evening hours. Expect a high in the low 90s.
Marking Sept. 11
The anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks is today and a number of observances are planned throughout Tampa Bay, including one at Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 U.S. 301 N. in Tampa. The observance gets under way at 11 a. m., according to the park’s website. How are you marking the anniversary?
George Zimmerman, the man acquitted in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, is in the news once again. This time his estranged wife says George threatened her with a gun, according to the Tampa Bay Times. She called police, but later declined prosecution. Since his acquittal earlier this summer, Zimmerman has continued to make headlines. Is he still newsworthy in your opinion or is it time to let Zimmerman fade into the background?