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Mahjongg cancer fundraiser, CPR course and more


Mah-jongg tourney to benefit cancer fight

Tampa residents Debra Kent Faulk and Maggie Osborn are holding a mah-jongg tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 12 at the Quorum Hotel Tampa, 700 N West Shore Blvd., to benefit breast cancer research and community outreach programs. The four-round tournament includes a brunch buffet, door and cash prizes. Cost is a minimum donation of $36. Space is limited. The registration deadline is Saturday. Call Debra at (813) 258-2599.

Democratic Women's Club to meet Monday

The Hillsborough County Democratic Women's Club, led by president Bernadette Storck, will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Mimi's Cafe, 11702 N Dale Mabry Highway. Prospective members are welcome. Annual dues are $20. Call (813) 932-6902.

23 workshops for business workers

Hillsborough County's Small Business Information Center is offering 23 workshops, including five in Spanish, from Tuesday to Aug. 27. The workshops are designed to help professionals improve their networking skills, marketing strategies, financing opportunities, bookkeeping and overall business plans. For a workshop listing or to register, call (813) 914-4028 or visit .

Writers Alliance group plans meeting

The Critique Group of Tampa Writers Alliance will meet 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Barnes and Noble, 11802 N Dale Mabry Highway. Must be a member to have work critiqued; dues are $35 per year. Prospective members welcome. Call (813) 237-5140.

CPR course offered by St. Joseph's

St. Joseph's Hospital will offer the safety course "CPR: Adult Heart Saver," 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Arts Building Auditorium, 3001 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Room 2. A course completion card good for two years is included. Cost is $25. Call (813) 870-4747 to register.

Combined reunion is scheduled for August

Plant City High School will host a reunion for classes 1982 through 1986 on Aug. 7 and 8 at Walden Lake Golf and Country Club, 2001 Clubhouse Drive, Plant City. Packages start at $40. Payment is due by July 18. For more information, visit events section or call (813) 752-1171.

Public invited to budget hearing

Hillsborough County is holding a public hearing and workshop about the county's upcoming budget. Citizens interested in learning more about voicing their opinions can go to the County Center on July 16 at 1:30 p.m. for a workshop on the issue. The public hearing starts at 6 p.m. The County Center is located at 601 E Kennedy Blvd. The workshop and hearing will be held on the second-floor ballroom. For more information, call (813) 307-8388.

North Hyde Park

Artist demonstration set for Thursday

Tampa Realistic Artists presents a demonstration of watercolor and pen plein aire by Frank Bolock, 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 705 Swann Ave. Open to the public. Free. Call (813) 624-7253.


Girls hoops camp at Tampa Catholic

Nancy Kroll's Girls Basketball Camp is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13 to July 17 in the gymnasium at Tampa Catholic, 4630 N Rome Ave. Camp is for girls ages 7 to 15. Call (813) 368-9736 or e-mail

Palma Ceia

Kids summer program at Wings Gone Wild

A local restaurant offers a summer program for children during its off hours. Wings Gone Wild, on 3114 W Bay to Bay Blvd., has the program every Wednesday, 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m., from now until school begins. The restaurant shows a movie, rated PG or G, feeds the children lunch and provides other forms of entertainment. It costs $10 per child, per day. For more information, call (813) 832-9464 or e-mail

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