A special education teacher was injured and ended up losing his leg in a motorcycle accident. Friends have organized a fundraiser to assist the teacher and his family at Screwie Louie's Porpoise Pub May 19.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Friday, April 26, 2013
The 10th annual Cops for the Cause charity softball game is at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Bright House Field. Proceeds benefit the children of Deanna Mendoza, a victim of domestic violence.
Regardless of the outcome, the winner of the 10th annual Cops for the Cause charity softball game will not be either team on the field. Proceeds from the game benefit the children of Deanna Mendoza, a victim of domestic violence, who was found killed in a murder-suicide in January near Carrollwood. Mendoza worked as a dispatch trainer for the Tampa Police Department since 2009. She had three children Ricky, Cristina and Cailee. Players made up of Clearwater and Largo Police officers will take on a team comprised of Tampa Police players at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Bright House Field. After the softball game, the Threshers play the Tampa Yankees. What: 10th annual Cops for the Cause charity softball game When: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The benefit will help the family of a Largo man who died in a car crash Dec. 26.
Finley's Irish Pub is hosting a benefit Jan. 29 to help the wife and young children of a Largo man who died in a car crash Dec. 26 in Tennessee, said Finley's owner Mark Ternes. The fundraiser, which starts at 5:30 p.m., will include appetizers and a silent auction with gift baskets collected from local businesses, said Carmen Abadji, who is helping with the fundraiser. The fundraiser is being organized by Applebee's co-workers of Melissa Johnson, who lost her husband Chris on Dec. 26, Abadji said. "She's a good friend and a great person, anything I can do to help," Abadji said. The Johnson family went up to visit family around Christmas. They had only been in Tennessee a couple of hours when Chris and his brother-in-law went to get gas, …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Here are our picks for fun things to do this weekend in Largo. Have an idea of your own? Share it in the comments!
1. Seussical Jr. One of the most performed-shows in America, this summer camp production is sure to be an entertaining event for kids, by kids. Participants range from ages 8 to 13. 2. Touch-A-Truck. The Armed Forces History Museum will have Touch-A-Truck starting this Saturday as a part of their Sizzling Summer promotion. World War II reenactments will be a highlight, and this event is sure to be cool for children. 3. 101st Birthday Celebration for Dr. Snider. An event organized by The Sun Coast Osteopathic Foundation in honor of Dr. Snider, who achieved his childhood dream and founded the Sun Coast Hospital in Largo. 4. Pinellas Writers and Authors Meeting. This organization meets every Saturday and accepts writers of all levels to join …