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Cypress sawmill in Lacoochee is featured history topic


cypress sawmill in lacoochee is historical topic

Louie Holt and his son, David, will be the featured speakers at the next meeting of the Zephyrhills Historical Association at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Zephyrhills Depot Museum, 39110 South Ave. The Holts will give a presentation on the Cummer Sons Cypress Lumber Co., which operated in Lacoochee from 1922 to 1959. The organization's business meeting will begin at 6 p.m., an hour before the featured program. Craft Day at the Depot will be at 11 a.m. on Jan. 14. The project for this month will be scrapbooking and paper tearing, presented by Sue Sanders. For information about the group, call Margaret Seppanen at (813) 782-8405.


Hospice member at Garden Club

Jane Freeman of Hernando-Pasco Hospice will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Land O'Lakes Garden Club. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. on Jan. 13 at the Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. Members are asked to bring a flower, items for a white elephant sale and a donation of paper goods or other nonperishable items for Christian Social Services. The Garden Club meets once a month from September through May. New members and visitors are always welcome. For more information, call Marie Woody at (813) 961-2697.

Five Russian boys at academy in fall

Five Russian boys selected for their potential to be leaders when they are grown will be welcomed to their host school today. The boys are being taught in American schools through a nonprofit organization called the Renaissance Project, which finds children living in impoverished countries and brings them to the United States. These boys are currently being taught at North Broward Prep in Coconut Creek in South Florida, and beginning next fall, they will attend Academy at the Lakes, a private, nonprofit K-12 preparatory school in Land O'Lakes. The boys, who are in grades 5 through 8, will visit the school at 10:30 a.m. in the McCormick Campus Gymnasium at Academy at the Lakes, 2331 Collier Parkway. For information about the Renaissance Project, call (561) 716-5120 or go to To contact the school, call (813) 948-7600 or go to

Pasco deaths

Barnard, Raymond J.

Rogers, James A. Jr.

Muys, Jan Gerard Bernard

Struth, James H.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

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