New vital statistics site in Land O'Lakes
The Pasco County Health Department announces the addition of a new vital statistics location in Land O'Lakes.
Birth certificates are now available from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Health Department at 4135 Land O'Lakes Blvd.
Birth certificates from 1917 to the present will be available for $12 for the first copy and $8 for each additional copy of the same record.
Call (813) 558-5173, ext. 133.
Leadership Pasco accepting applications
Leadership Pasco is taking applications for the Class of 2010. Tuition is $700 and applications are due on or before June 1.
The program includes topics on leadership skills, history of Pasco County, education, health care and social services, law enforcement and criminal justice, economic and business development, government and infrastructure.
Classes are held on the third Thursday of the month beginning in September and ending in May 2010.
Call (866) 783-1122 or (727) 844-5247 or visit the web site at www.LeadershipPasco.com.
Rotary Club sponsors race to benefit schools
The Rotary Club of Hudson is making plans for the Annual Hudson 5K and 1-mile fun run and walk for April 25.
The race and walk will start at 7:30 a.m. along Hudson Beach at 6325 Clark St.
There will $500 in cash prizes for winners in a variety of categories. Advance registration is $20 and $25 on race day. There will be a post race party.
Call (727) 868-9212 or (727) 819-2117 for registration forms.
Proceeds will be used to support local programs and activities at Hudson schools.
Run-walk to benefit women's shelter
Jericho Road Ministries is taking registrations for the Second Annual 10K/5K/1 Mile Charity Run-Walk for Jericho Ministries: Mary's House, a shelter for homeless women.
Participants are asked to recruit sponsors to pledge money in their name to Jericho Road Ministries.
The event is at 7:30 a.m. April 18 in River Country on U.S. 19.
Awards and refreshments will presented after the run-walk. The entry fee is $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the race. Children under 12 can register for $3.
Call (352) 597-93835.
Chorus begins spring concerts Wednesday
The Betmar Chorus will present its spring concerts starting with a performance at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Clubhouse 2 at Betmar Acres, 37145 Lakewood Drive in Zephyrhills.
Other performances will follow at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
The chorus, in its 37th year, has more than 100 members from among the residents and renters at Betmar Acres.
This year's shows, directed by Mary Margaret Trice and Linda LaFayette, will include contemporary anthems, gospel hymns and folk songs performed by the men's and women's choruses, concluding with a medley from Oliver.
The accompanists are Wilma Klak, Dee Schultz and Bev Pettereli.
Tickets are $5. Call (813) 788-960.