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By CONNIE DREW
© St. Petersburg Times, published March 18, 2001
Alzheimer's support group meets Monday
The Brandon support group of the Alzheimer's Association Tampa Bay Chapter will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Building C of Southside Baptist Church, 415 Lumsden Road. Guest speaker Dr. Richard Orlan will discuss medical updates.
Caregivers are welcome to attend. The group meets the third Monday of each month. For information, call Charlotte Howard at (813) 681-1986.
The Men's Club of Sun City Center will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Community Hall, 1910 S Pebble Beach Blvd. Special guest will be Bill Cowing, vice president of Watermark Communities Inc. Membership to the club is open to all local male residents. For information, call Bob Duetel at (813) 633-7549.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders are offering pre-audition classes for tryouts of its 2001 squad from 6 to 8 p.m. or 8 to 10 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at the University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave.
Candidates must attend one session each night. Classes cost $45, which includes application processing, choreography, audition tips and a CD of workshop and audition music. Those who don't attend the classes must pay a $10 application fee at the preliminary auditions on Saturday. All candidates must be at least 18 years old by July 1 and have a high school diploma or GED by July 1, 2001.
For information, call the cheerleader audition hotline at (813) 870-2700, ext. 430.
Break Thru Ministries of Tampa Bay will offer a series of classes on "Managing Anger and Stress" at 7 p.m. Monday nights beginning this week through April 16 in Suite 500 of the Lincoln Garden Office Park, 2901 W Busch Blvd.
Donations will be accepted. Dr. Ouida Walsh will teach the class. For information, call (813) 948-8860.
The Franciscan Center, 3010 Perry Ave., will present "Sing to the Lord," an evening of spiritual songs, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Cost is $10 per person. Registration deadline is Monday. For information or reservations, call (813) 229-2695.
The second annual Henry B. Plant Museum Volunteer Council fashion show and tea will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the museum, 401 W Kennedy Blvd.
The event will include baked goods, a fashion show of early 20th century clothing, a barbershop quartet, silent auction and drawing. Cost is $20 per person. Reservations should be made immediately. Seating is limited to 120 people.
Proceeds will benefit the museum's educational outreach programs and events. For information, call (813) 254-1891.
The MacDonald Training Center will present its 26th annual St. Joseph's Feast Day beginning at noon Monday at the Hillsborough Community College-Dale Mabry campus, across from Raymond James Stadium.
Volunteers from Italian families throughout the community will prepare a Sicilian feast which will include spaghetti, fish, bread and pastries. Cost for lunch is by donation only. Proceeds will benefit the MacDonald Training Center and people with disabilities. For information, call Sue Smith at (813) 870-1300.
- Information about meetings and events may be sent to Connie Drew, the St. Petersburg Times, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618, or faxed to 226-3352. Deadline is two weeks before the event.