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Pasco briefs: Give an abused child a voice


•7 p.m. VFW Ford Post 7845, 6315 Stone Road, Port Richey, (727) 847-6277.

Business Network International: 7:30 a.m. today. The Revenue Source Chapter meets at the Fox Hollow Country Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity, (727) 458-4138.

Singles dance: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. every Wednesday. New Lakes of Regency Park Civic Center, 8330 Civic Drive, Port Richey, (727) 459-2076. Donation: $5.

Canasta: 11:45 a.m. every Wednesday. Hudson Community Club, 1121 Water Tower Drive, (727) 856-7590 or 863-7914. Donation: $1.

Line dancing for beginners: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday. LaVilla Gardens Civic Club, 5730 Elena Drive, Holiday, (727) 939-2673 or 943-8559. Donation: $3.

Hadassah events:

Family Study Group: Noon Thursday. Bring a lunch. Donation: $5. Call (727) 478-0100.

Film: Kissing Jessica Stein. 1 p.m. Monday at Regency Park Library, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. For information call (727) 478-0100.

Macintosh User Group: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Life Point Christian Church, 6219 River Road in New Port Richey. Isabel MacFarlane will demonstrate freeware and shareware. She also will demonstrate downloading files from the club Web site and signing in for the first time. For information, call (727) 376-4659.

Country music and dancing: Friday at Moose Lodge 1429, 1936 Abacus Road, Holiday, (727) 937-9030. Shelia's country dance lesson will be in the hall from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Fee: $5. Lounge: A country-western band will perform in the lounge from 7 to 10 p.m. No cover. Special barbecue sandwich, chips and slaw will be available for $3.

Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Club: 7 p.m. Monday at the San Clemente East Club House, 6909 Tierra Verde St., Port Richey. All HAM radio operators and those interested in HAM radio are encouraged to attend. You can also join the group on its radio net at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays on the club repeater, WA4GDN, 146.670 MHz. For information call John (727) 848-7785.

General Motors Retiree Club: 11 a.m. April 30. This is the last meeting of the season until September. The luncheon will be at the Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. New members are always welcome. Ticket donation: $11. Reservations are required. Please call Betty (727) 862-9962 or Jim (727) 392-0123.

Send all events with group name, address and public telephone number at least 14 days in advance to or mail Lucille Lazich, West Happenings, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey 34668.

Give an abused child a voice: Volunteers are needed to serve as advocates for abused, abandoned or neglected children. A Guardian ad Litem visits the child every month, becomes familiar with the child's case and makes recommendations to the court to help ensure the child has a safe, caring and stable environment. The average time needed is four to six hours a month.

To become a certified Guardian ad Litem, you must complete 30 hours of training. The next training in Pasco runs for five Saturdays from May 3 to May 31 at First United Methodist Church, 6209 Land O'Lakes Blvd. in Land O'Lakes.

To volunteer and arrange to attend a one-hour orientation, call (727) 834-3493 in west Pasco or (352) 521-5178 in east Pasco. For information and an application go to

Pasco briefs: Give an abused child a voice 04/22/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:53am]
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