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Around Town

By TIMES STAFF
Published May 28, 2007


MEETING

Retirement Planning: The Life Enrichment Center holds a seminar on planning for retirement at 1 p.m. Tuesday; 9704 N Boulevard, Tampa; reservations requested. Call 813 932-0241 or go to www.lifeenrichmenttampa.org.

EVENTS

Hurricane Pet Preparedness: Hillsborough County Animal Services invites the public to tour the shelter. There will be a live micro-chipping demonstration and experts will assemble a sample pet evacuation kit. noon to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday; 440 Falkenburg Road, Tampa; reservations requested but not required. For more information call Marti Ryan at (813) 744-5660.

Hospital Fundraiser: St. Joseph's Women's Hospital Auxiliary holds a Health and Candle Fair. There will be hand-poured soy candles, herbal packs and essential oils for sale. Proceeds benefit the hospital. 7 a.m., Thursday; 3030 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa, in the cafeteria; Call (813) 884-7001.

Legislative Luncheon: The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce holds its annual legislative luncheon. Sen. Ronda Storms, Reps. Rich Glorioso and Trey Traviesa will give an overview of the 2007 Legislative Session. The lunch is an opportunity for the community to give their input directly to legislators. noon, Thursday; All Events Catering, Harris Hall, 1301 S 78th St., Tampa; $18 for chamber members and $23 for the public. For more, go to www.brandonchamber.com or call (813) 689-1221 ext. 43.

Open House: The Osher Institute holds a summer open house. Prospective students are invited to learn more about the adult learning program. 9:30 to 11:45 a.m., Tuesday; Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church's Heritage Hall, 2902 W Fletcher Ave.; RSVP. Call 813-974-8036.

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