The Clearwater Civitan Club, whose fundraising, service projects, and members' residences cover all the area of Upper Pinellas County, are seeking additional members. This outstanding local club, as part of Civitan International for 54 years, is recruiting persons at least 18 years of age, that are inclined to volunteer to help other people, either in group projects, or as individuals.
The Clearwater Civitan Club meets regularly on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the Community Center of the Homeless Emergency Project. It is located at 1260 Engman Street, west of Betty Lane, and north of Palmetto Street, in Clearwater. Meeting attendance is not mandatory. Dues are $96 a year, paid quarterly. The Club communicates with a Club Bulletin, meeting minutes mailed to absent members, a website and telephone.
Clearwater Civitans support and volunteer assistance to the following organizations: Upper Pinellas Association for Retarded Citizens, the Homeless Emergency Project, Watson Center for the Blind, Suncoast Epilepsy Association, Deaf Services Center, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Calvin Hunsinger School, Paul B. Stevens School, Safety Harbor Secondary Remedial School, Clearwater Little League, and Junior Civitans at Palm Harbor University High School.
Civitans also support: Horses for the Handicapped, the Children's Health Fair, Special Olympics, Meals on Wheels, La Clinica Guadalupana, and the Kimberly Home. Service of members of the Clearwater Police Department and the dedication of the local clergy are also celebrated.
The Clearwater Civitan Club offers leadership opportunities, welcomes new ideas and projects, and joins in supporting them to improve the quality of life in our community, state and nation.
The Civitan International Research Center, located in the Medical Center of the University of Alabama, Birmingham, is dedicated to brain research and treatment of developmental diseases. Civitan support of this facility makes its volunteerism effective worldwide. Your volunteer effort with the Civitans will make a difference in the world.
For more information, call 584-0461 or 791-3861.
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