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MICHELLE JONES and SHANNON COLAVECCHIO-VAN SICKLER
Published July 4, 2003

FAMILY TREE RESEARCH: Laurie Beth Roman, author of Who's Looking for Whom in Native American Ancestry: Volumes I & II, and developer of the Native American Ancestors Database, will present a free monthly class: Beginning Native American Ancestry Research from 2 to 4 p.m. July 15 at Roman Tales, 209 N Kings Ave. Call 662-0419.

EXCHANGE STUDENT HOSTS WANTED: World Heritage is seeking families, couples or single parents who are interested in hosting a high school foreign exchange student. Call 1-800-888-9040. HISTORIC GROUP MEETS: The Brandon Historical Association will meet at 7 p.m. each Wednesday until further notice at the Brandon Recreation Center, 502 E Sadie St. Call 651-9619.

AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSE: The Hillsborough County American Association of Retired Persons Driver Safety Course will be taught from 12:45 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Davis Park Senior Center, 612 N Parsons Ave. Cost is $10. To register, call 662-0912 between 1 and 7 p.m.

GENEAOLOGY GROUP MEETS: The Brandon Area Genealogical and Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Historic Seffner Schoolhouse, 1209 N Kingsway Ave. in Seffner. Scott Peeler, genealogist and historian, will preview the Federation of Genealogist's Society 2003 Conference scheduled for September in Orlando. Call 684-5455. SOMETHING FOR NOTHING: Fantasy of Flight is offering free admission to active military personnel through Dec. 1.

The aviation-themed attraction features more than 50 vintage aircraft, World War II full-motion flight simulators, daily restoration and back-lot tours, seasonal biplane rides and hot-air balloon flights.

Any active duty personnel in the Coast Guard, Army, Air Force, Navy or Marines who shows a valid military ID at the ticket counter will be admitted free.

Fantasy of Flight is at 1400 Broadway Blvd. SE in Polk City. For information, call 863-984-3500, ext. 26720.

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