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Church dinner honors veterans for Memorial Day

By TIMES WIRES
Published May 23, 2007


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SEMINOLE

Chapel on the Hill United Church of Christ, 12601 Park Blvd., Seminole, will observe Memorial Day by inviting area veterans and their families to a free dinner at 5 p.m. Sunday.

The invitation is for veterans of all military branches of service who have served at home or overseas. The Rev. Bill Mulford, interim pastor at Chapel on the Hill and a veteran himself, hopes the gathering will let veterans know they are appreciated. He says the menu will include "SOS, " an item known to service personnel, and plenty of "real food." Reservations are required by Friday. Call the church at (727) 391-2919.

The church also will dedicate its new Memory Garden on Sunday after the 10 a.m. service. The ceremony will include the interment or re-interment of cremains and the dedication of bronze memorial plaques.

CLEARWATER

Summer Explosion offers fun for kids

Countryside Christian Center, 1850 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater, will hold its Summer Explosion 2007 with a multimedia production, inflatable games, skits and live music for children 4 years old through sixth grade, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 12 to 15. There is also a special program for preschool-age children. It will include crafts, games and outside playing time. The programs are free. To register, call (727) 799-1618, ext. 402.

[Last modified May 22, 2007, 19:56:36]


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