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Nature Coast Kiwanis to host dance, dinner charity event Feb. 26


Nature Coast Kiwanis to host charity event

Nature Coast Kiwanis presents "Rockin' Thru the Ages Charity Event," a themed dinner dance, from 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court.

Music will be provided by Nature Coast Professional DJs. There will be performances by John Leggio's Center for the Performing Arts.

Tickets are $45 each and must be purchased by Feb. 21. Sponsorships are also available.

Call Debbie at (352) 293-4317 or visit


Low-cost vaccinations are offered for pets

Veterinary staff from the Florida International Teaching Zoo will provide a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 19 at Tractor Supply, 18741 Cortez Blvd.

Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper/parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots will be $14, and dog kennel cough/bordatella shots will be $15. All vaccinations will be administered by a veterinarian. Documentation will be provided.

All proceeds are tax-deductible contributions that benefit the teaching zoo facility, Project Green Jungle and elephant survival programs. Call (352) 867-7788.


Coast Guard Auxiliary offers GPS program

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 15-8 will offer its "GPS for Mariners" program from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 26 at the facility at 4340 Calienta St.

The class is for recreational boaters wishing to improve expertise and experience, and will focus on the GPS equipment typically owned by the recreational boater. Participants will learn how to program waypoints, develop routes and interface GPS routes with a nautical chart.

The cost is $30, which includes the textbook. Registration will be at 8:30 a.m. For information, call Jeffrey Hoff at (352) 397-5417. A complete list of classes is available online at


Group to host benefit for Fire Department

A High Point Fire Department Benefit will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 at the High Point Clubhouse, 12249 Clubhouse Road.

The event, sponsored by the Ladies Fire Auxiliary, will include entertainment by Louie Fortunato, who will sing songs from the 1950s and '60s. Refreshments will be served.

There is no set cost for admission. Donations will be accepted at the door. For more information, call Marie at (352) 597-1433.

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