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Pasco carwash benefits after-school program

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Get your car washed for a good cause

The African American Club of West Pasco is sponsoring an event designed to revamp its free after-school program, which has been on hiatus. A carwash will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the 7-Eleven at Ridge Road and Regency Park Boulevard to fund the program, which provides academic tutors and mentors for children from kindergarten through 12th grade. The cost will be $4.50 per car, and the cars will be washed by students who have participated in the program. The program will reopen its doors on Monday and operate from 4:30 until 7:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6105 Pine Hill Road. For details, call Sandy Wright at (727) 868-1838.

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Dogs can take a dip at fundraiser

The city's Recreation and Aquatic Center is hosting a fundraiser on Nov. 7 that will allow dogs to take a dip into the kiddie pool at the center, 6630 Van Buren St. Small dogs, about 18 inches tall and shorter, can stop by from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Larger dogs, about 19 inches tall and up, can swim from 1 to 3 p.m. The cost is $5 per dog and $1 for each spectator. Proof of vaccination is required, and owners can't jump in. Representatives from the SPCA Suncoast will be there, as will vendors selling dog items and hotdogs. All proceeds will fund the aquatic center. For more information, call (727) 841-4560, or go to www.cityofnewportrichey.org.

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ERA to be topic at Democrats' event

The West Pasco Democratic Club will hold its next meeting at 1 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Jasmine Lakes Civic Club, 7137 Jasmine Blvd. A lunch of salad, baked manicotti and dessert will be available for $4. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be the state representative for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) campaign in Florida. Discussion will follow. For more information, call (727) 459-2076.

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Chapel will offer blessing of pets

In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the Chapel of the Divine Spirit at 5811 Auld Lane will offer a blessing of the animals during the normal weekend services Saturday and Sunday. The times for services are as follows: Saturday healing at 4:30 p.m., with worship at 5 p.m., and Sunday healing at 10 a.m., with worship at 10:30 a.m. Pets should be properly crated or leashed. For more information, call (727) 938-3234.

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Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Pasco carwash benefits after-school program 10/13/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 9:10pm]
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