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Inmate help center to be dedicated Sunday

BROOKSVILLE

Inmate help center to be dedicated Sunday

A new faith-based program aimed at helping former jail inmates make the transition to life on the outside will be dedicated this weekend. Covenant House, a ministry of New Hope Baptist Church on County Line Road, opened in May. The church, which formed a separate corporation to oversee the ministry, also has partnered with other community agencies in Hernando and Pasco counties. The 18-month residential program offers formerly incarcerated men instruction in job skills and character development. The group's next goal is to offer a women's program in Pasco County. The service is set for 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, 420 Howell Ave. A tour of the house will follow. For information, call 1-888-582-4800.

SAN ANTONIO

Party planned for farm workers' children

The San Antonio Rotary Club will host a Back to School party for 30 children from Farm-Workers Self-Help at the San Antonio Animal Hospital from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 1 . The children will receive a tour of the facility, be able to pet animals and get lunch. Each child will receive a backpack full of school supplies. The animal hospital is at 32347 State Road 52 in San Antonio. Call (352) 588-2132.

LAND O'LAKES

Here's your chance to be mayor, sort of

The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce is seeking people to run for the position of Honorary Mayor of Land O'Lakes. Filing fee is $50 and applications are available by calling (813) 909-2722.

Inmate help center to be dedicated Sunday 07/24/08 [Last modified: Saturday, July 26, 2008 2:57pm]
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