Garden club to meet, Make donations
The Land O'Lakes Garden Club meets next at 10 a.m. Jan. 13 at the community center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. Jane Freeman of Hernando-Pasco Hospice will be the featured speaker. All members are asked to bring a flower for a white elephant sale and a donation for Christian Social Services. Hosts are Tom Sawyer, Vi Peterson, Nellie Lutz and Regina Petrone. Call (813) 961-2697.
Ring in the new year with the Elks
The Aripeka Elks Lodge, 9135 Denton Ave., will celebrate New Year's Eve with a dinner dance Wednesday. Open bar at 7 p.m., prime rib dinner at 8 p.m. and music by the Bendys from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with breakfast at 1 a.m. Tickets are $50 per person, reserved seating only. Call Judi at (727) 686-2994.
OSHA specialist to speak to chamber
The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce will have its general membership meeting at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 20735 Leonard Road. The speaker will be Anthony Rosa, compliance assistance specialist for the U.S. Department of Labor-OSHA. He will give an overview of OSHA with a brief discussion on statistical trends on workplace injuries and fatalities. Cost is $10 for chamber members who RSVP or $13 at the door. Call (813) 909-2722 by Jan. 12.
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Series to help deal with mental illness
The NAMI Pasco County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will start a 12-week series of the Family-to-Family Education Class in January. This series emphasizes problem solving, listening and communication skills, and it describes the major brain disorders, treatments, medication and community resources. Classes will be at Community Hospital. The classes are free for families and caregivers of those who have mental illnesses. Seating is limited. Call Gloria at (727) 992-9653 to register.
Hospice can help with grieving
Any adult who is trying to cope with the recent death of a loved one is invited to participate in a Hernando-Pasco Hospice grief support group at no charge. Led by counselors, a group meets from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the hospice office, 4422 Grand Blvd., Trouble Creek Square, New Port Richey. Other groups meet from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 7922 State Road 52 in Hudson, from 2 to 3 p.m. Mondays at St. Joseph's Catholic Church Parish Center, 38710 Fifth Ave. in Zephyrhills, and from 2 to 3 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 2348 Collier Parkway in Land O'Lakes. Call toll-free at 1-800-486-8784 or visit hphospice.org.
Buchagen, Mary L.
Marono, Juan F.
Mathis, Goldie Ilene
Schippert, Gerald B. "Jerry"
Taggart, Helen E.
Walsh, Heather Ann
This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.