Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Men and women needed for cancer prevention study in Trinity



Participants are sought for the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). Needed are men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer. Those interested are required to read and sign an informed consent document, complete a brief survey, have their waist circumference measured and give a blood sample. This in-person evaluation is 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, Trinity. The enrollment process takes 20 to 30 minutes, and participants will then be required to complete a comprehensive survey at home regarding lifestyle, behavior and health. Followup surveys are expected to be sent to participants every few years. For more information, visit online, email [email protected] or call toll-free 1-800-604-5888.


Water safety class for deaf children

The Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida have planned a free water safety class for kids who are deaf and hard of hearing. The course is 9 to 11 a.m. June 30 at the New Port Richey Recreation Center, 6630 Van Buren St. Sign language interpreters available. To reserve, call (727) 853-1010. NEW PORT RICHEY

Free batteries from speech/hearing group

The Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation has scheduled a battery giveaway for 10 a.m. to noon June 29 at the foundation office, 4443 Rowan Road in New Port Richey. They're free while they last in sizes 10, 13, 312 and 675. Batteries were purchased with a $750 grant given to the foundation by the Pasco Aging Network. Call (727) 834-5479. COUNTYWIDE

Prekindergarten enrollment available

The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando counties is enrolling children in the 2012-2013 Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program. The program is free for every Florida child who turns 4 on or before Sept. 1. To enroll, bring the child's proof of age, such as an original birth certificate, original immunization record or passport, and a current proof of residency, such as a driver's license or utility bill, to an Early Learning Coalition office: 15000 U.S. 301 in Dade City or 7334 Little Road, Suite 102, in New Port Richey. Both offices are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Registration takes 10 to 15 minutes. For information, call (352) 834-0052 or (727) 569-1004.

Pasco deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Men and women needed for cancer prevention study in Trinity 06/16/12 [Last modified: Saturday, June 16, 2012 2:44pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Pasco considers new tax districts for parks, libraries, public safety

    Local Government

    DADE CITY — Faced with growing costs amid an expected voter-endorsed tax cut, Pasco County is considering changing the way it pays for parks, libraries and public safety.

Pasco County is considering a new taxing district to finance an expansion and ongoing operations of the county's Department of Parks,Recreaton and Natural Resources. Shown is the Dick's Tournament of Champions at the the  Wesley Chapel District Park, the last district park developed by the county. It opened in 2007.
  2. Ruskin man sought in fatal stabbing of roommate


    RUSKIN — The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has issued an arrest warrant for the suspect who fatally stabbed his roommate in a Ruskin home on Monday afternoon.

  3. Romano: Why flood insurance might not be enough to save your home

    Local Government

    Irma is gone, and Maria never came.

    And yet this is as good a time as any to worry.

  4. Tampa's streetcar system looks to expand north through downtown


    TAMPA — The TECO Line Streetcar system that runs from Ybor City to the Channel District could be extended north through downtown all the way to Tampa Heights, according to the latest update of a $1.7 million study aimed at expanding the streetcar system.

    Riders take in the last few stops of the streetcar route in Ybor City during the tenth anniversary celebration of the TECO line streetcar system in Tampa in 2012. Now officials are looking for ways to expand the service north through downtown to Tampa Heights. [EVE EDELHEIT  |  Times]
  5. Interview: Steve Martin, Martin Short bringing 'best version' of their show back to St. Petersburg


    Hot celebrity-spotting tip: Stop by the Salvador Dalí Museum on Jan. 19. You might catch a glimpse of Steve Martin.

    Steve Martin, left, and Martin Short will bring “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life” to the Mahaffey Theater on Jan. 19.