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Dr. Monticciolo opens office Friday for free dental care

NEW PORT RICHEY

Free Dental care available friday at local office

Dentistry From the Heart will celebrate its 10th anniversary Friday by providing free dental care. More than 500 people are expected to take advantage of the annual charity event at the New Port Richey offices of Dr. Vincent Monticciolo, 4530 Grand Blvd. A team of dentists and technicians will begin providing services such as fillings, cleanings and extractions at 7:30 a.m. Friday and work around the clock. In 2007, Monticciolo, founder of the nonprofit Dentistry From the Heart, expanded the program which now includes more than 250 dental practices in various communities around North America. For more information, visit www.dentistryfromtheheart.org.

TRINITY

Rep. Corcoran sets town hall meetings

State Rep. Richard Corcoran is hosting town hall meetings Friday to gather input from District 45 voters. The Pasco locations are:

• Sunray Elementary School, media room, 4815 Sunray Drive, 11 a.m. to noon.

• Seven Springs Middle School, media center, 2441 Little Road, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

• Heritage Lakes Community Association clubhouse, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

• River Ridge High School Performing Arts Center, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

For additional information, contact Corcoran's office at (727) 816-1580.

PORT RICHEY

Bishop Larkin carnival on tap

The Bishop Larkin Catholic School's third annual spring carnival will run Thursday through Sunday on the school grounds, 8408 Monarch Drive, Port Richey. There will be midway rides, food, drinks, games, Saturday and Sunday's craft fair and vendor expo and rummage sale. Special food events will include a fish fry Friday, a barbecue Saturday and a pancake breakfast Sunday morning. Pre-sale tickets and discounted wrist bands can be purchased in advance for $15 daily or $50 for the weekend. For information, contact Sharon Spencer, ticket coordinator, at skkspence@verizon.net.

Inside

Local Chevrolet dealer Tom Castriota has caught the attention of Time magazine. Page 5

Pasco deaths

A detailed list of obituaries is published in Tampa Bay.

Dr. Monticciolo opens office Friday for free dental care 02/08/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 8, 2011 8:59pm]
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