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Donate school supplies for kids at Hospice thrift stores


Donate school supplies at Hospice stores

Gulfside Regional Hospice Thrift Shoppes will collect school supplies for the Kiwanis Club of Greater West Pasco from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15 through Aug. 15 (closed Sundays). Needed supplies include backpacks for younger and older children, colored pencils, crayons, erasers, folders, glue sticks, markers, pencil cases, pencils and scissors. Anyone who donates gets 25 percent off a thrift store purchase. The thrift stores are at:

• 37925 Sky Ridge Circle in Dade City

• 12154 U.S. 19 in Bayonet Point

• 21780 State Road 54 in Lutz

• 3601 Universal Plaza in New Port Richey

• 36504 State Road 54 in Zephyrhills

For more information, call (727) 845-5707.


Course offers help to stop smoking

The "Quit Smoking Now" program will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 16 in the Shoreline Conference Room at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road. The course meets for an hour each week and includes free nicotine replacement therapy patches, gum and lozenges, discussion of prescription options, discussion of stress management and preventing weight gain and group support after quitting. To register, call (813) 929-1000, ext. 213.


Bible school, with New York flair

A New York City-themed vacation Bible school called "Big Apple Adventure" will be held from 6 to 8:35 p.m. July 25-29 at Riverside Baptist Fellowship Church, 6219 River Road. For more information, call (727) 842-1611.

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