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Sukkot flower sale: The St. Petersburg Chapter of Hadassah’s Rosh Hashanah – Yom Kippur – Sukkot flower sale is open and will run until Wednesday, Sept. 13. Small arrangements are $36 and large arrangements, orchid or roses are $54 with free delivery in Pinellas County. To order call Linda Weiss at (561) 346-8000 or email

Annual meeting: The North Pinellas Chapter of Hadassah will hold its annual member appreciation luncheon on Monday, Sept. 11 at 11:30 a.m. at Temple Ahavat Shalom, 1575 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. This is open for all life and annual paid-up members, associates and prospective members. Cost is $5, collected at the door. Reservations are required. To RSVP, call Doris Harding at (727) 772-4140.

Genealogical Society

Holocaust data resources: The next meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay will be hosted by and held at the Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth St. S., St. Petersburg, on Sunday, Sept. 10.

Registration is at 1:30 p.m. and the program starts at 2 p.m. Urszula Szczepinska, curator of education and director of research at the museum, will discuss on- line resources that have the most updated information and demonstrate how to use archival databases for information about victims of the Holocaust.

An optional docent-led tour of the museum, free for museum and society members and $9 for nonmembers, will take place following the program. Advanced registration for the tour is requested. RSVP to Sally Israel, (727) 343- 1652.


Career counseling: Tampa Bay Job-Links offers free motivational Monday Morning Links sessions from 9:30 - 11 a.m. at the Jack Roth Center for Career Development at TampaBay-Job- Links, 4100 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 206, Tampa. On Monday, Sept. 11, the topic is “Dos and don’t’s from a recruiter perspective.” Monday Morning Links is supported by the Vinik Family Foundation.

There are also Success workshops to aid with job-search skills On Thursday, Sept. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the program is “5 steps to successfully negotiate a job offer.”

The program is free for Job- Links program participants; $15 for guests.

A special four-part series, “Switching Gears: A Roadmap for Career Transition” will conclude on Sept.13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per session; free for full-program participants.

Reservations required for all programs. To RSVP, call (813) 344-0200, email RSVP@TBJL. org, or visit

Support groups

Alzheimer’s caregiver group: Menorah Manor offers a support group meeting in the Samson Nursing Center at Menorah Manor, 255 59th St. N., St. Petersburg, on the first Thursday of the month from 3:30-5 p.m. For more information, call Gwen Kaldenberg at (727) 302-3750.

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