SUN CITY CENTER
Drainage projects under consideration
Drainage improvements are on tap for Lost Treasure Lake and the North Lakes Golf Course in Sun City Center.
The county is considering replacing a lake-level control structure as well as increasing the size of the outfall pipe at the golf course.
Drainage pipes on the golf course would also be replaced.
County officials will hold a meeting about the project at 9 a.m. today at the Sun City Center Community Association Caper Room, 1009 N Pebble Beach Blvd.
Free oral cancer exams on Saturday
Dr. Gary Selby and Dr. Joshua Belof are offering a morning of free oral cancer screening exams from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at their office, 410 W Bloomingdale Ave. The screening requires a 15- minute visit with one of the dentists. Guests can also tour the office and learn about new dental technology. Call 654-0037 for more information.
Fundraiser to benefit library rape victim
Come out and support a family whose daughter was the victim of rape at a local library. The crime left the young woman, a former East Bay High School student, blind and brain damaged. The flag football game, cookout and fundraiser runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the East Bay Little League Complex, 13012 Bullfrog Creek Road in Gibsonton. There will be food from Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Panera Bread and Buffalo Wild Wings, with all proceeds going to the family. Any donations will go to the family to for their medical expenses.
A Kid's Place to gain from Beauty and Bling
Pick up unique couture and help children in transition on Saturday and Sunday at the 2008 Beauty and Bling Designing Green Charity Showcase.
Javan Exclusives, a local jewelry designer, guest interior decorator Alisa Henry and a host of local sponsors have teamed up to help A Kid's Place, a Lithia shelter for children in foster care.
Shop for custom jewelry, children's clothing by J.J. Olissy, fine antiques and art. A silent auction gives bidders a chance to take home a Phala wedding dress, a Gracia evening dress and a blue topaz necklace.
A Kid's Place needs as much as $2-million to complete an expansion and buy furniture.
Beauty and Bling runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at The Barn Theatre, 11349 Bloomingdale Ave, Riverview. Tickets are $5 or a donation of new housewares for A Kid's Place.
Gym equipment to be auctioned next week
Due to the struggling economy and declining membership, Impact Fitness Gym in Riverview is closing. All fitness equipment, including elliptical machines, treadmills and free weights, will be auctioned at 10 a.m. Nov. 29 at the gym, 9812 U.S. 301 S. To view the items, visit www.kincaid.com. For additional information, call 784-3926.