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By Times Staff
Published June 20, 2006


This week

GAME DAY AND CARD PARTY: sponsored by the Beverly Hills Recreation Association, 1 p.m. Friday, at the clubhouse, 77 Civic Circle. Bring game of your choice and necessary supplies. Refreshments will be Barbara's brownie sundaes. Advance $5, at the door $6. For information, call 746-4882.

DUCK RACE: sponsored by Rotary Club of Crystal River at 3 p.m. July 4 at Hunter Springs Park, Crystal River. Top prize $1,500 cash. Plastic ducks adopted for $5 each or five for $20, deadline Monday. Adoption papers available at Capital, Nature Coast, City and SunTrust banks, Key Training Center Foundation, Military Outlet and, if available, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. day of race. Call 563-6672.

Looking ahead

2006 CORVETTE GIVEAWAY: to benefit programs for Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County, drawing scheduled July 15. A few tickets still available for a donation of $100, chances of winning are 1 in 1500. Corvette donated by Steve and Jewel Lamb of Crystal Motor Co. Tickets and information available at any branch of SunTrust Bank in the county or call Boys & Girls Clubs, 621-9225.

Golf tournaments

H.F. Nesbitt VFW Post 10087: four-person best ball scramble, 9 a.m. shotgun start Sept. 23, Pine Ridge Country Club, 5600 Elkcam Blvd., Pine Ridge. Fee $45; includes golf, cart, catered meal, prizes, contests, raffles and drawings. Limited to 144 players. Call Randy, Dick or Jim at 746-0440.


CITRUS UNITED BASKET JUNE SPECIALS: Shorts and T-shirts 50 cents, open 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 103 N Mill St., Inverness. CUB also carries jewelry, stuffed animals, knickknacks and more. Clean donations welcome, no furniture. Call Nola, 344-2242.

THRIFTIQUE SHOPPE: by Barrier Free Americans, open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3287 S Suncoast Blvd., Golden Eagle Plaza, Homosassa. Call 628-5401.

HELPING HANDS THRIFT STORE: of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, open 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Saturday weekly, 5164 S Florida Ave., Inverness. Donations of furniture and knickknacks welcome; pickup available. Call 726-1670.

Meal deals BEVERLY HILLS LIONS CLUB: Pancakes (all you can eat) with sausage or bacon, 7:30 a.m.-noon the second and fourth Sunday (adults $3, 12 and under $1.50); 72 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills.

EUGENE QUINN VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 337: Chicken wings (four for $1) 4:30-7 p.m., karaoke 6 p.m. today; fish fry (all you can eat) or chicken 4:30-7 p.m., karaoke at 6 p.m. Friday; meat loaf dinner 5:30 p.m. ($5), karaoke contest at 7; 906 State Road 44 E, Inverness.

HARRY F. NESBITT VFW POST 10087: Cookout 4:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays; grouper or shrimp 5-7 p.m. ($6), Fridays; 2170 W Vet Lane, Beverly Hills. Call 746-0440.

INVERNESS ELKS LODGE 2522: Elkie burgers noon-2 p.m. Tuesdays; fish fry 5-7 p.m. Wednesday; roast beef dinner 5:30-8 p.m. Friday; 3580 E Lemon Drive, Hernando. Call 726-2027.

JOE NIC BARCO MEMORIAL VFW POST 7122: Burgers, wings, salads, sandwiches and fries 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; chicken cordon bleu and dessert 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, ($6); grouper (all-you-can-eat fried, blackened or broiled) or fried chicken dinner 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday ($6.50), karaoke 7-11 p.m.; char-broiled steak dinner 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday ($8.75), karaoke 7-11 p.m.; at the post, 8191 S Florida Ave., south of Floral City.

WEST CITRUS ELKS LODGE 2693: Tacos 4-7 p.m. Tuesday ($1 each), karaoke 5-9 p.m.; beef tips over noodles 5-7 p.m. Wednesday ($6); roast beef dinner 5-7 p.m. Saturday ($8); elkie burgers 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mondays (75 cents); 7890 W Grover Cleveland Blvd., Homosassa. Call 628-1221.

[Last modified June 20, 2006, 06:35:53]

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