Library system wins E-government grant
The Pasco County Library System is the only library in Florida to win an E-government grant to help serve the public during difficult economic times.
The government uploads forms every day onto its Web site for easier and more widespread access.
Part of the grant purchased laptop computers for each branch of the library system. Call (727) 861-3020 to make an appointment to use the equipment or with any questions.
People can also access the resources from home computers by visiting the Web sites, pascolibraries.org and click on favorite links and click E-government sites under the government heading.
Aripeka Elks brings in new year with party
The Aripeka Elks Lodge, 9135 Denton Ave. in Hudson will celebrate New Year's Eve with a dinner and dance on Dec. 31.
Open bar at 7 p.m., prime rib dinner at 8 p.m. and music by the Bendy's from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with breakfast at 1 a.m.
Tickets are $50 per person and there will be reserved seating only.
Call Judi at (727) 686-2994.
Bingo marathon at Jewish Center Jan. 1
Bingo is every Thursday, except Christmas, at the Jewish Community Center, 9841 Scenic Drive, Port Richey.
Doors open at 8 a.m. with the games starting at 10 a.m. A Marathon Bingo is planned for New Year's Day featuring 80 games.
The community center collects non-perishable food for the needy all year long.
Call (727) 847-3814.
Chamber meets Jan. 14 at church
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 in Lutz.
The speaker is Anthony Rosa, compliance assistance specialist for the U.S. Department of Labor-OSHA, who will discuss 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.
Knights of Columbus plans dinner, dance
Knights of Columbus Father Farrell Council 6476, offers a dinner dance with dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. and dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. every Friday in the Family Life Center at the St. Vincent De Paul Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Road in Holiday.
This Friday, Mario DeLeon will play. Dinner/dance is $11 or dance only $5.
The New Year's Eve Dinner/Dance begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $40 for singles and $75 for couples. Cost is $6.
Call (727) 934-8025.