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New leadership for golf tournament

By CAROLYN HOPKINS

© St. Petersburg Times,
published September 11, 2001


The Father Felix Ullrich, Knights of Columbus Council 5869 will continue the Love the Children Golf Tournament.

This tournament was started 10 years ago by Patty Jordan, Ladies Professional Golf Association professional. Proceeds were channeled to the West Pasco Pregnancy Center to help young girls in need of assistance during their pregnancies.

While the Knights of Columbus have volunteered to run tournament, Jordan will have a advisory role. She and other LPGA friends will play in this year's tournament, scheduled Oct. 28 at Seven Springs Golf and Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd. off State Road 54, New Port Richey.

The event will be a four-player scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. There will be a men's division, a women's division and a mixed team, all gross and net.

The entry fee is $65 per player or $240 per team if paid with one check. The fee includes golf with cart, pictures, goody bag and a prize banquet.

Entry forms are being mailed to past participants; anyone else interested can call (727) 376-4855. All entries will be filled on a first come-first served basis. Deadline for entries is Oct. 17.

For information, call Mario Serenita at 376-2088.

Garden Club begins a new season

The New Port Richey Garden Club will open the fall season at 1 p.m. Wednesday at a meeting at First Methodist Church, 5901 Indiana Ave., New Port Richey.

New officers will take over for the 2001-2002 year. They are Marguerite Hanna, president; Myrle Brinkman, first vice president; Marilyn Smullen, second vice president; Doris Weaver, recording secretary; Jane Snow, corresponding secretary; Dixie Vassiliou, treasurer and Cloy Belle Lee, parliamentarian.

Jeannie Hayes of the Pasco County Extension Service will present a program on "Rain Barrel Art."

Roseann DiFiore will provide table decorations. Betty Black is refreshments chairperson assisted by Dixie Vassiliou, Irma Humphreys and Doris Weaver.

Members will bring donations of plants. A plant sale is planned Oct. 12 and Oct. 13.

Call 849-8024.

Republican Club sets dinner meetin

The Cotee River Suncoast Republican Club will meet for dinner Wednesday at Lola's Restaurant, U.S. 19, Port Richey.

Dinner is at 6 p.m. followed by the business session.

Karl Leonard, an associate of Morton Plant-Mease Hospital, will discuss health options.

Call Ruth Ludaker at 849-8063.

Second Amendment Club sets bowling pin shoot

The Second Amendment Club of America is hosting a Bowling Pin Shoot from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Firing Line Range, 6123 Ridge Road, Port Richey.

Entry fee is $15 and includes range fees and food.

Proceeds will go toward the Protect the Second Amendment license plate effort.

For information, call Rob or Sue Virkus at 849-7457.

Macintosh User Group workshop is Wednesday

Macintosh-Apple Computer Enthusiasts, the West Pasco Macintosh User Group, is sponsoring a workshop at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Embassy Hills clubhouse, 9509 Palm Ave., Port Richey. Call 849-5227.

Pennsylvania club's luncheon is Wednesday

The Pennsylvania Pasco Club will open the season at a luncheon at noon Wednesday at Seven Springs Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., New Port Richey.

Stephen Grobowski, area clinical director of the Neighbor Care Pharmacy for the state of Florida, will discuss managing drugs.

The cost is $10. Call 862-3112.

Polish club hosting open house Wednesday

The Polish American Social Club's open house is Wednesday at its clubhouse, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson.

Doors will open at noon.

The Strings and Strutters will provide entertainment from 1 to 4 p.m. Lunch items will be available. Admission charge is $3.

For information, call Phyllis Silva at (352) 688-6385 or the clubhouse on Friday or Sunday at 868-9763.

West Pasco groups serving dinner

The Knights of Columbus, Father Farrell Council 6476, dinner and dance is Wednesday at the council hall, 2040 Grand Blvd., Holiday. Dinner with a choice of entree will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. with dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. to music by Sandy & Company. Tickets for dancing only will be sold at the door after 7 p.m. for $3. For reservations, call 934-8025. The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Chester McKay Post 7987 salmon pattie dinner is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the post home, 7445 Chester McKay Drive, New Port Richey. Tickets are $5. Call 376-3502.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Donald M. Michels Jr. Post 6180 and Auxiliary, country fried steak dinner is from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the post home, 11551 Osceola Drive, New Port Richey. Cost is $4.50. Call 863-8824.

The Hillandale-Glengarry Civic Association dinner and dance is Wednesday at its clubhouse, 6333 Langston Ave., New Port Richey. A roast pork or chicken dinner will be served at 5:30 with dancing to big band music from 7 to 9 p.m. Cost is $7 with reservations by 11 a.m. Wednesday or $8 at the door. Call 842-1485.

Embroiderers Guild to meet Wednesday

The Gulfview Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Claude Pepper Senior Center, 6640 Van Buren Ave., New Port Richey.

A beginners workshop on Hardanger Work, also known as Norwegian embroidery, is planned. A brown bag luncheon will follow. Call Joan Rydell at 863-5346 or Betty Brandt at 856-3643.

- Information about people and special events in west Pasco (including Holiday, Port Richey, New Port Richey and Hudson) must be sent in writing one week before the event or one week before deadline for reservations or tickets to Carolyn Hopkins, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey 34668. For information in most of west Pasco, call (727) 869-6231. From Holiday, call (727) 842-9465. Unless noted, all phone numbers are area code 727.

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