The Many Moods of Christmas Concert, to benefit the St. Petersburg Free Clinic, will be held Sunday, December 13, 2009, at 4:00 p.m. The concert will feature The First Presbyterian Chancel Choir, First Presbyterian Chancel Handbells, a chamber ensemble from the Florida Orchestra, organist Jack Rain and director Tom Lippert.
A trained voice or musical background is not required to be accepted into the chorus. The evening will begin by having each prospective individual sing some simple scales and a familiar melody to determine which section of the chorus is the best fit for their voice. People of all ages with a desire to sing and who can commit to weekly rehearsals are encouraged to attend.
State lawmakers are still trying to pass a bill that would create commuter rail in Florida, Governor Crist attended a memorial marking the 68th anniversarry of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced a "12 Days of Fugitives Innitiative" aimed at solving cold cases here in Florida.
State lawmakers are expected to wrap up the special session on commuter rail this week, due to an increase in the availability of the H1N1 Swine Flu vaccine Hillsborough County School officials will be offering more H1N1 shots in the coming weeks, a Class-Action lawsuit filed against the state of Florida 4 years ago goes to trial today regarding the State's handling of Medicaid, commuter rail bill passes house, and governors of Florida, Georgia and Alabama meet over water rights.