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PHCC program targets first-generation college students


Register now for Reach-Out studies at PHCC

Pasco-Hernando Community College will hold registration next week for its College Reach-Out Program summer academy, an intensive four-week academic enrichment program that aims to increase the number of low-income and educationally disadvantaged students in grades 6-12 who complete high school and college. The academy will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays from June 27 to July 21 on the Dade City campus. Registration will be held at the following dates and times:

• 5 p.m. Tuesday at the South Brooksville Community Center, 601 E MLK Jr. Blvd., Brooksville

• 5 p.m. Wednesday in Building E-101 of PHCC's Spring Hill campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill.

• 5 p.m. Thursday in Building A-240 of PHCC's East campus, 36727 Blanton Road, Dade City.

For information, call Carolyn Harris at (352) 797-5027.


Free seminar on veterans benefits

A free seminar on veterans benefits will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Regency Residence, 6711 Embassy Blvd. Local veterans advocate Mark Larsen will explain the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Aid and Attendance Pension Program. The seminar is designed to educate veterans and their families on eligibility and the application process. For information or to RSVP, call (727) 849-9335.


Chat with official over cup of coffee

Residents are invited to a free "Coffee with the City Manager" from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. June 15 at the New Port Richey Library meeting room, 5939 Main St. City Manager John Schneiger will discuss the upcoming budget along with general city financial issues, and listen to residents' questions and concerns. A continental breakfast has been donated by Starbucks and the Friends of the New Port Richey Library. For information, call (727) 853-1279 or (727) 853-1021.


Job fair set for shopping center

The Shops at Wiregrass will have a job fair from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in space 150, across from Dillard's and next to Soma Intimates. About a dozen stores will be accepting applications, including Buckle, Charming Charlie, Coldwater Creek, Dillard's, Fast Fix Jewelry, Hollister, Macy's, Motherhood Maternity, Sunglass Hut, Talbots, HQ Salon Aveda and guest services. The shopping center is at 28211 Paseo Drive. For information call (813) 994-2242 or visit TheShopsAtWire

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