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Shuffleboard nonprofit urges city not to privatize facilities listen

06/21/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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In recent years, shuffleboard has seen a revival. The activity, once associated with Florida retirees, now attracts people of all ages and stripes. When the weather’s right, a shuffleboard complex at Downtown St. Pete’s Mirror Lake park brings in some sizable crowds – everyone from hipsters to families with young children – when it opens up its courts to the public for free on Friday nights. But a recent proposal might change that. Chris Kelly is Vice President of the nonprofit St. Pe...

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Shuffleboard event to benefit community gardens listen

06/15/09 Andrea Lypka
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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The second Annual Summer Shuffleboard Event organized by Green Florida was held at Mirror Lake Shuffleboard Complex on June 13. The event was a fundraiser for community gardens in Tampa Bay. The community enjoyed an evening of local food and beverages, live music by Loose Oranges, a silent art auction and shuffleboard courts.

Green Florida recently launched Paris Gardens project in memory of Paris Whitehead-Hamilton, the child gunned down in Bartlett Park in April. These gardens may reduce...

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