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  • Backing It Up For Pasco

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Life’s Harbor is pleased to announce (Backing it up for Pasco) school drive on August 2nd from 9am-1pm. Each child will receive a  backpack and school supplies. Pasco County Sheriff’s office will be providing child Identification Cards and Pasco County Health Department will be providing free health screenings. There will be food & games as well. Event location: Pyracantha (James Irvin Civic Center) Park.  38122 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

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  • A Cup of Organic Cafe Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 9:32 am

    July 26th, 2014. Buy One/Get One Drinks between 9:00am-6:00pm. Q & A with Mikes Wells, Jr. between 9:00am-11:00am. Mike is running for Pasco County Commission District 4, the seat currently held by Republican Henry Wilson. A Cup of Organic Café is located at 33204 SR 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33576. 813-546-6659

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Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care Holds Founder’s Day Celebration On July 8

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 8:47 am

More than 150 people attended Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care’s first Founder’s Day celebration, which highlighted the first 25 years of the company. The Founder’s Day event took place on July 8 at Seven Springs Golf and Country Club in New Port Richey.  Originally founded on July 8, 1988 and then known as Central Gulfside Hospice, Gulfside accepted its first hospice patient on July 5, 1989. Through the years,

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Panther Biologists, Officer Honored by Florida Wildlife Federation

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 9:53 am

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) panther biologists Mark Lotz, Marc Criffield and Dave Onorato recently received the Florida Wildlife Federation’s (FWF) 2014 Wildlife Conservationists of the Year award at the FWF’s 77th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet in Naples. Also honored by the FWF, as its Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, was FWC Officer Lee Lawshe. He was recognized for his exceptional performance and attitude throughout the past

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  • Gem Estates Mobilehome Village Has Surprice Visitor!!

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 11:12 am

    What a surprise, when my neighbor, Janet Clarke knocked on my door to tell me there is an alligator down on Rockford Avenue. I seriously thought “you got to be kidding” but Russ and I got into our golf cart and rode down to Rockford Avenue and sure enough there were 3 sheriff cars blocking the road and 3 sheriffs up by the house trying to capture a 4 foot

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  • WWII Memorial Rededication – Veterans honored during ceremony

    Posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    photo by Richard K Riley, Trilby –

    The Pasco County World War ll Memorial is located on the bandstand at the Historic Courthouse in Dade City. The memorial contains the names of over 1,855 Pasco County residents who served in World War ll, including 39 who died in the line of duty. The names are on panels which are affixed to the sides of the bandstand. The bandstand was built in 1925 in the hope to attract

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Angela Cardenas being tested on the sai, during her Black Belt test.

Angela Cardenas Achieves Black Belt

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 9:56 am

11 year old Angela Cardenas, a Pasco Elementary School student, recently reached her goal that she has spent the last 5 years training at Spivey Karate for, her Black Belt. In this day & age, when kids her age are sitting on the couch watching TV or playing games & feeding their face with potato chips, Angela has been choosing the way of the warrior. She has been diligently training

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  • Bart Richter Achieves Green Belt

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 10:38 am

    Bart Richter proudly displays his future Black Belt.

    8 year old Bart Richter has been in training at Spivey Karate for approximately 2 years. He recently passed his test for green belt, which is the half-way point in a martial artist’s journey to their Black Belt. “Bart has shown a great deal of improvement in his training,” said his instructor, William Spivey. Bart was allowed the honor of placing his future Black Belt on the Spivey Karate Black

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  • Joy Mckinney Earns Black Belt

    Posted on May 20, 2014 at 11:54 am

    Joy McKinney 
holding her Black Belt diploma.

    67 year old Joy McKinney recently earned her Black Belt in Women’s Self Defense after several years of training at Spivey Karate. “Joy is a very determined martial artist,” said her instructor William Spivey. “She just does not give up.” The Ridge Manor resident is also studying Tai Chi, under the guidance of Ms. Linda, at Spivey Karate. She should be achieving her Black Sash sometime this year. Joy will

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UN-Birthday Birthday Party!

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:39 am

Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America Cairo Court #97 cordially invites the community to a Lewis Carroll inspired UN-Birthday Birthday Party!   Sunday, August 31st Masonic Lodge #198 at 5978 12th Street (on the corner of North Avenue and 12 Street) 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Chinese Auction will begin at 2 p.m.  $7.00 per person includes lunch and 5 tickets for the auction. The menu will consist of hot dogs, beverages, chips,

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  • HPH Hospice Has New Volunteer Opportunities

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:24 am

    HPH Hospice’s (HPH) has volunteer opportunities for those who have a few hours to spare every week and a desire to support Pasco’s original not-for-profit hospice. One can select from helping at the Zephyrhills thrift store to being a patient visitor, helping to prepare light meals for patients or assisting with office projects. HPH is accepting applications for a two day volunteer orientation that will take place from 9 a.m.

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  • Gulfside Hospice to Host Volunteer ORIENTATIONS THIS AUGUST

    Posted on July 25, 2014 at 1:34 pm

    PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (July 25, 2014) – If you have some extra time on your hands, volunteer with Gulfside Hospice! Gulfside needs volunteers for shifts especially at our five Thrift Shoppe locations Monday through Saturday, as well as helping in the kitchen and serving meals at the Gulfside Center for Hospice Care in Zephyrhills and answering phone calls and greeting visitors at all four Gulfside’s Centers for Hospice Care throughout

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Mr. Tommy Will Rock Out For The Second Annual Preschool Palooza!

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 9:08 am

Free children’s back to school concert with Mr. Tommy The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties, Inc. will be hosting its second annual Preschool Palooza, a FREE children’s concert in Brooksville on Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville, FL 34601. Mr. Tommy will rock out with the families while children dance and sing.

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  • Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:29 am

    Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 37015 Orange Valley Lane, Dade City, 352-567-8424, would like you to join us for services on Palm Sunday at 9:30 am, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday at 6:30 pm, as well as Easter Sunday at 9:30 am. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 37015 Orange Valley Lane, Dade City, 352-567-8424, would like you to join us on Saturday, April 26th at 6 pm for a

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  • The Brass Tap in Dade City Ribbon Cutting

    Posted on October 30, 2013 at 10:40 am

    Pictured are Brass Tap and Beef O’Brady’s owner (and Chamber Board member) Todd Batchelor, with incoming Chamber Board President Bonnie Krummen, Board members Penny Morrill and Bobby Van Allen, the Chamber Ambassador committee, Chamber members and guests.

    The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting and mixer at The Brass Tap in downtown Dade City. Congratulations to Todd and thanks for your support of our community! Picture by Richard K Riley, Trilby

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