Help Habitat by getting a ticket to A Rays game
Habitat for Humanity of East & Central Pasco is selling discounted tickets to the Oct. 1 Tampa Bay Rays game against the Orioles, with part of the proceeds going to the nonprofit organization that provides decent housing to deserving families. In recognition of World Habitat Day 2012, the local Habitat organization will be featured at the Oct. 1 Rays game and will have a table in the Rays Community Corner to hand out information. Discounted tickets to the game are available through Sept. 1 at www.habitatpasco.org. The local organization has built 100 homes over the years in east and central Pasco. For information, to apply for a home, to donate or to volunteer, visit www.habitatpasco.org, www.facebook.com/habitatpasco, call (352) 567-1444, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Homeowners group to meet
The Pasco Alliance of Community Associations will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday to hear two experts explain the best ways of evaluating and hiring the management companies for a neighborhood's day-to-day operations. The meeting is free and open to the public. The nonprofit group, which includes 70 local homeowners associations and other neighborhood groups, meets at the Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. (U.S. 41), 3 miles north of State Road 54. For membership information, contact vice president/membership director David Quinones at (813) 991-1505 or visit www.mypaca.org.
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Bilirakis to host job fair Aug. 14
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis will host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 14 at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave. "While we must continue to work to create a stable economic environment which facilitates growth, I host these regular employment fairs as a means of putting those seeking work in touch with employers in the Tampa Bay area," said Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor. For event information or directions, contact Bilirakis' office at (727) 773-2871.
Hospice contest wants your photos
Gulfside Regional Hospice is accepting entries through 5 p.m. Aug. 31 for its annual photo contest. The winners' photos will be featured in Gulfside's 2013 monthly calendar. For consideration, photos must be shot in Pasco County and be sizable for printing at 12 inches wide by 9 inches deep. Minimum resolution is 300 dpi. Black-and-white, vertical, date-stamped or digitally manipulated images will not be considered. If a person is visible in the picture, a photo release signed by the person is required. Each photographer may submit as many pictures as he or she would like, but there will not be more than two winning entries per person. Digital photos should be submitted in their original sizes, not to exceed 6 MB per photo, to GRHphotos@gmail.com. CDs of photos can be mailed to Gulfside Regional Hospice, 6117 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, FL 34653, to the attention of the Community Relations Department. All submissions must include the contestant's name, email address, home address and phone number. For information or to request a photo release form, call (727) 845-5707.