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Digest

Help honorary mayor campaign at fun day

By TIMES STAFF
Published April 12, 2007


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The Martine for Honorary Mayor of Wesley Chapel Campaign will have a Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Design Center, 18039 U.S. 41 in Lutz. There will be hot dogs, games, face painting, contests, drawings and a bounce house. Ten dollar tickets will be sold to win a 50-inch large screen television, video iPod or a $100 Theater Doctor gift certificate. Call (813) 786-3177.

Little Women of Lutz will meet Tuesday

The GFWC Little Women of Lutz will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nye Park in Lutz. The members will participate in the Keep America Beautiful on April 21 by cleaning up their Adopted Highway in Lutz. The May meeting is a banquet and installation of officers for the 2007-08 terms. For information, call Marilyn Wannamaker at (813) 949-1482.

Enroll boys, girls in June Basketball Camp

Wesley Chapel High School will host a Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 6 through 14 from 8:30 a.m. to noon June 11-15 at the school at 30651 Wells Road. Cost is $85. Call coach Warren Jones at (813) 794-8400.

Network at chamber's Power Lunch Tuesday

The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce will have a Power Lunch networking opportunity from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Benedetto's Italiano Ristorante, 21529 Village Lakes Shopping Center. Cost is $15 and should be prepaid. Call (813) 909-2722.

Joint chamber mixer will be at hospital

A Joint Chamber of Commerce Mixer is set from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of the Outpatient Center at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, 7050 Gall Blvd. Refreshments will be served and a tour of the Heart Institute will be given. Call (813) 783-6144 by Monday.

Arts, antiques, more at Saturday's Bazaar

Saturday's Bazaar is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 21 at American Eagle Antiques, 14232 Seventh St. in Dade City, There will be arts and crafts, antiques and produce to purchase. Call (352) 521-5091.

Get a double dose of dinner theater in April

Pasco actors Richard and Maria Buckley will star in Murder She Wrote's My Big Fat Italian Funeral on April 21 and in Murder on Budget Cruise Lines on April 28 at the Radisson Hotel, U.S. 19 in Clearwater. Social time is at 6 p.m., dinner and show at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $46. Call (813) 727-7012 or (813) 715-4736.

Dinner dance marks group's anniversary

The Colombian Volunteer Ladies of Tampa Bay is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a dinner dance at 7 p.m. April 28 at the Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club. Proceeds will benefit the USF Latino Scholarship Program and Operation Smile International. Cost is $85 per person. Call (813) 963-7514 or (813) 625-2287.

See for yourself if Pasco's Got Talent

Pasco's Got Talent, with a $250 grand prize, is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus building, K of C Drive, Port Richey. Cost is $15 and includes hot dogs, drink and chips. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Call (727) 992-0450.

Golf tourney to benefit junior golf program

The West Pasco Optimist Club presents a Night Golf Tournament to benefit the Pasco Junior Golf GolfReach Program. The tournament is from 6 to 11 p.m. April 21 at Summertree Golf Club. Entry fee is $75 and space is limited to 48 participants. There will be food, drinks and contests. Call (727) 856-0771.

ChairScholars to hold annual signing festival

The ChairScholars Foundation Inc. will hold the 11th Annual ChairScholars Contract Signing Festival from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 21 at 16101 Carencia Lane, Odessa. The foundation will award 32 college scholarships to physically challenged Tampa Bay area students.

The scholarships provide full tuition to any Florida college, university or vocational school through the Florida Prepaid College Tuition Program. Students will sign a contract agreeing to stay in school, keep up their grades and remain drug and crime free in order to keep their scholarships.

This year's festival theme is "Fear Is Not a Factor: African Safari," and the day's activities include a performance by the Kuumba Dancers and Drummers, arts and crafts activities, games, a magic show, exotic animals and food. All past and present ChairScholars are invited to this free event. The foundation was founded in 1992 by Alicia and Hugo Keim. Call (813) 920-1981 or visit the Web site at www.chairscholars.org.

Chamber of commerce looking for logo ideas

The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce is having a Logo Contest to create a new look for the chamber. Design ideas should be submitted to the chamber, 29142 Chapel Park Drive, Wesley Chapel, FL. 33543. Contest ends May 31, and anyone can submit a logo for review. Call (813) 994-8534.

[Last modified April 12, 2007, 00:39:55]


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