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By MARY ANN KOSLASKY
© St. Petersburg Times, published February 12, 2001
The Central Citrus Democratic Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Central Ridge Library, 425 W Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Democrats and Independents are invited. Call 746-9374.
The Citrus County League of Women Voters will meet on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Aquatic Preserve in Crystal River, formerly the Crystal River Yacht Club. The guest speaker is School board member Carol Snyder, who will address the group on the recent bipartisan proposals for federal aid to education. To reach the Aquatic Preserve, take U.S. 19 north, go west at the Days Inn and stay straight on that road for nearly two miles (turns into Sailboat Road.) For information, call Anita Taylor, LWV president, at 382-5602.
J.J. Kenney, Veterans Service Officer of the Department of Community Services will address the Southwest Citrus Democratic Club on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the community room of the Homosassa Lions Club, 3705 S Indiana Ter., Homosassa. For information, call Eric Kestner, club president, at 628-7371.
The North Suncoast Republican Club will have its next meeting at the Sugarmill Woods Country Club, 1 Douglas St., Saturday. Coffee will be available at 8:30 a.m., meeting at 9 a.m. The guest speaker, Kathleen L. Small, community relations manager for Florida Power Corp., will discuss the electric power industry in Florida and why Florida is not confronted with the problems California is experiencing. She also will explain the cause of the recent power outages which have occurred in Sugarmill Woods.
The Citrus County Democratic Executive Committee will meet on Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Beverly Hills Community Center, 1 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. For information call Joe Cino, DEC Chairman, at 628-7191.
The Sugarmill Woods Democratic Club will meet on Feb. 24, at 9 a.m. at the Sugarmill Woods Country Club. Officers for 2001 will be elected from a slate prepared by the nominating committee. The club's bylaws will be presented for ratification by the members. For information, call Don Bachaus, 382-3136.
Absentee ballots are available for the Inverness city election Tuesday. Voters who want an absentee ballot may come to the elections office at 120 N Apopka Ave., Inverness. The office is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. To have an absentee ballot mailed to you, call (352) 341-6740.
The annual Lincoln Day dinner will be Thursday at Andre's of Citrus Hills. Cocktails will be served at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7. Education Commissioner Charlie Crist is scheduled to be the guest speaker. Florida House Speaker Tom Feeney and state Rep. Nancy Argenziano are expected to attend. For tickets, contact Patience Nave at 382-4171.
- Information on meetings and events must be received in the Inverness office of the Citrus Times at least 10 business days before the event. No fundraising events will be listed. Mail information to Mary Ann Koslasky, 301 W Main St., Inverness, FL 34450, or fax to (352) 860-7320.