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'Walk for a Cure' to benefit children's project

By ANGELA MILLER

© St. Petersburg Times, published May 18, 2000


The second annual "A-T Walk for a Cure," benefiting the A-T Children's Project will be Sunday at the River Ridge Presbyterian Youth Hall, 9230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m., and the walk starts at 2:30 p.m. Amanda Zampella, 10, was diagnosed at 6 with ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T) and will be leading the 1-mile stroll. For information, call Adrienne Zampella at (727) 841-6344.

Seminar to focus on long-term care issues

A long term care seminar will be at 1 p.m. today at the Ramada Inn, 5105 U.S. 19, New Port Richey and at 7 p.m. Monday at the Timber Greens Clubhouse, Little Road and River Crossing Boulevard. Home care, community care, assisted living facilities and full-care nursing homes are the topics. A workshop will be given that assists in determining need, and how to qualify by age and health. For information and reservation, call Mac McGivern (727) 372-6677.

Laryngectomy support group meets Sunday

The monthly support group for the laryngectomy club will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Morton Plant Mease North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey. To RSVP, call Paulette Kotter at (727) 847-0049.

Citrus Regional Blood Drive comes to St. Rita

The Citrus Regional Blood Drive will be at St. Rita Catholic Church, 409 West Robinson Ave., Dade City from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday.

-- Send items for the Health Notes column to the Pasco Times, 37837 Meridian Ave., Dade City, FL 33525 or fax to (352) 521-0290. For information, call Angela Miller in Dade City at (352) 521-5757, ext. 29 or (800) 333-7505, ext. 6108, then 29.

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