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Construction women set networking event

Hillsborough County

Construction women set networking event

The local chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction will host its third annual Networking Night from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida Conference Facility, 5002 W Lemon St.

The event is an opportunity for construction-related businesses to introduce their products and services.

Tabletop display space is available for $50 and must be booked by Monday.

Attendee tickets are $22.50 per person and must be purchased by Monday also. If available, walk-in tickets will be $30.

For more information, contact Elise Berman at 918-2991 or at or visit


Sunset stroll benefits sarcoma program

Moffit Cancer Center invites residents to participate tonight in the Sarcoma Sunset Stroll, a 1-mile walk to raise awareness for sarcoma.

Sarcoma is a cancer that affects bones, cartilage, fat, muscles, blood vessels and soft tissue.

Registration is $20 per person and starts at 6 p.m. at Stumps Supper Club, 615 Channelside Drive. The walk begins at 6:30 p.m.

All donations will benefit the Sarcoma Program at Moffitt Cancer Center. For more information, call Michelle Dean at 745-3597.


Conservatory offers sneak peek at classes

The Patel Conservatory will hold a Back-to-School Sneak Peek from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place.

Anyone can try dance, music, and acting classes for free and get 10 percent off on fall class tuition. To RSVP, call 222-1263, ext. 1263.

Fair Oaks /Manhattan Manor

USF center invites Alzheimer's caregivers

USF Suncoast Alzheimer's and Gerontology Center invites anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease to its first meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Interbay-Glover Family YMCA, 4411 S Himes Ave.

The event is free to the public and will take place on the last Tuesday of the month. Call Yvette Wilmath at 728-9449.

Hillsborough County

Shots come with free backpacks, supplies

Hillsborough County Health and Social Services will provide free backpacks and school supplies to school-aged children to support the free "Back to School Physicals and Immunizations" initiative from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Jackson Heights Park, 3310 E Lake Ave.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and an immunization record is required for free immunizations.

Free school physicals are for children entering a Florida school for the first time. No sport, Head Start or child care physicals will be available.

The event also will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Blake High School, 1701 N Boulevard. Appointments are required for this date.

Other dates and locations are scheduled for August.

Drew Park

Ybor City Seniors are headed to steak house

The Ybor City Seniors group will hold its monthly luncheon at noon on Monday at Sam Seltzer's Steakhouse, 4744 N Dale Mabry.

To RSVP, call Mamie Ferlita at 254-5311.

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