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By BONNIE WILLETTE
Published February 11, 2007


The Democratic Breakfast Club will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at B & W Rexall, 214 U.S. 41 S, Inverness. Local, state and national issues will be discussed. For information, call Frank at 341-0005.

The Yankeetown-Inglis Republican Club have a Lincoln Day luncheon meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Inglis-Yankeetown Lions Club, 22 59th St., Yankeetown. The guest speaker is State Sen. Nancy Argenziano, R-Dunnellon. Ed Urban will give a performance of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Menu: chicken cordon bleu. Fee: $10. Public invited. Reservations required before Monday, call Edith, 352 447-2622, or Grace, (352) 447-2693.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Nature Coast Chapter) will meet at 5 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Lakes Region Library, 1511 Druid Road, Inverness. Call 726-9112.

The Democratic Executive Committee of Citrus County will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Beverly Hills Community Center, 1 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. Call Marilyn Day, 527-7162.

The annual Lincoln Day dinner, sponsored by Citrus County Republican Executive Committee, begins with social hour at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 Feb. 24 at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, 505 E Hartford St. For tickets ($40), call Deborah Faunce at 382-9981.

The Southwest Citrus Democratic Club will meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 24 at Fire Station 11, 10300 Riviera Drive, Chassahowitzka. For membership information call Ed Murphy, club president, 382-0876.

The Citrus County Democratic Executive Committee is selling tickets for its annual FDR/JFK Dinner, beginning with a meet and greet social hour at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. March 3 at the West Citrus Elks Lodge, 7890 W Grover Cleveland Blvd., Homosassa. Featured speaker John Lambie, of Florida House Institute for Sustainable Development, will speak on "Integration of the Environment and Development." Local environmental activist Helen Spivey will speak about local environmental issues. Menu offers a choice of chicken cordon bleu, roast beef or vegetable plate. Tickets are $30. Call Ed Murphy, 382-0876.

Information on meetings and events must be received in the Inverness office of the Times at least 10 business days before the event. Mail information to Bonnie Willette, 301 W Main St., Inverness, FL 34450, e-mail to citrus@sptimes.com or fax to 860-7320.