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Register to vote by March 15 for April elections in Port Richey


Register to vote by march 15 for April elections

If you want to cast a vote in next month's city elections, you need to be a registered voter by March 15, Supervisor of Elections Brian Corley said. New voters must have a completed voter registration application on file by that deadline, he said. And voters who haven't cast a ballot regularly are encouraged to check their status through a new database on the elections Web site, From the home page, select the "Voter Registration" option from the left column and then click the "Are You Registered?" link. For information contact the elections office toll-free at 1-800-851-8754.


Republican Club to meet Thursday

The Wesley Chapel Republican Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the second floor meeting room at Wesley Chapel Hyundai, 27000 Wesley Chapel Blvd., a mile west of Interstate 75. The guest speaker will be Jason Sager, Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives seat held by U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite. Sager is a native Floridian and served four years in the Navy. The club meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. New members and guests are welcome. For information contact Peter Hanzel (813) 907-6614 or e-mail


Book sale to aid Cancer Society

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will have a "Books are Fun" sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the cafeteria of the hospital, 14000 Fivay Road. The sale will feature more than 450 quality books and unique gifts at discounted prices. Proceeds will benefit with American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. For information call (727) 861-5141.


New clinic's open house on Saturday

The Premier Community HealthCare Group's new clinic at 6636 Forest Ave. is having an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday so the public can meet its health care providers, Dr. Peter Obesso and Viva Casler, a registered nurse practitioner. Both are longtime Pasco residents. The event also offers free hot dogs, chips and drinks, a tour and information on the facility, Medicaid and KidCare programs. For information call (352) 518-2000 or (727) 645-4185. Premier is a primary care facility that receives federal funds and accepts most forms of private insurance, as well as Medicare, Medicaid. It also accepts uninsured patients with fees based on a sliding scale.

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