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By BONNIE WILLETTE

© St. Petersburg Times, published March 11, 2001


The North Suncoast Republican Club will meet at 9 a.m., coffee at 8:30 a.m., Saturday at the Sugarmill Woods Country Club, 1 Douglas St. Citrus County Sheriff Jeff Dawsy, will introduce the guest speaker, Gail Tierney, senior affairs coordinator, Citrus County Sheriff's Office. Tierney will discuss the "Senior Scambusters" program, which is dedicated to informing seniors about fraudulent offers, particularly in the home repair and telemarketing fields.

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The Citrus County League of Women Voters will have its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Coastal Region Library, 8619 W Crystal St., Crystal River. Guest speaker will be Roger Krieger, assistant superintendent of operations in the Marion Regional Juvenile Detention Center. For information, call Anita Taylor, LWV President, at 382-5602.

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The Southwest Citrus Democratic Club will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday in the community room of the Homosassa Lions Club, 3705 S Indiana Ter., Homosassa. A representative of Hospice of Citrus County will be guest speaker, and the agenda will include plans for the club's participation in the Citrus County Fair. For information, call Eric Kestner, club president, at 628-7371.

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The Citrus County Democratic Executive Committee, which normally meets on the third Wednesday of the month, will not meet this month because of a schedule conflict with the County Fair. The committee planning the annual FDR-JFK dinner on April 21 at Andre's of Citrus Hills will meet this month. For information, call Joe Cino, DEC chairman, at 628-7191.

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The Sugarmill Woods Democratic Club will meet at 10 a.m., March 30, at the Southern Woods Golf and Country Club, 1501 Corkwood Blvd., Homosassa. For information, call Bert Miller at 382-0322 or Ruth Anderson at 382-0634.

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The Yankeetown-Inglis Republican Club will meet at 6 p.m., dinner is at 6:30 p.m., March 20, at the Yankeetown Woman's Club on 56th St. Bill Cervone, the state attorney from Gainesville for the 8th Judicial Circuit, which includes Levy County, will be the speaker. The dinner will be a potluck dinner. The club is providing baked ham. Members and guests are asked to bring a casserole, salad or dessert as well as their table service. Please contact Edith at 447-2622 or Scotty at 447-2895. The public is invited.

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The East Citrus Republican club will meet at 9:15 a.m. March 24 at B&W Rexall Restaurant, 214 U.S. 41, Inverness. For information, call Debra at 726-2050.

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The Central Ridge Republican Club will meet at 7 p.m., March 26, at Central Ridge Library at Roosevelt and Central Ridge boulevards, Beverly Hills. Supervisor of Elections, Susan Gill will swear in the elected officers.

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