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Salvation Army in Port Richey seeks donations of turkeys, hams

PORT RICHEY

Salvation Army seeks turkey, ham donations

More than 200 families have registered with the local Salvation Army for assistance this holiday season, and the agency has put out a call for help. The Salvation Army's Center of Hope seeks donations of 140 turkeys or hams to be distributed in holiday food boxes. Donations may be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at the Center of Hope, 8040 Washington St. All donations must be received by Dec. 12, as the food boxes will be distributed Dec. 20. For more information, call Jeanne Coulter at (727) 847-6321, ext. 101.

WESLEY CHAPEL

Workshop to focus on road project

Several government agencies will host a public workshop from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday on the proposed improvements and extension of Overpass Road. The study area spans 9 miles from Old Pasco Road to U.S. 301 and includes a proposed new interchange at Interstate 75. The workshop, hosted by Pasco County government, the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, will be an open house format at Victorious Life Church, 6224 Old Pasco Road. The workshop will provide an opportunity for people to express their views on the alternative options to this project. Aerial maps depicting the various alternatives will be on display. Additional information is available at www.overpassroad.com. For questions about this project, contact project manager Kevin Sumner at (727) 834-3604 or ksumner@pascocountyfl.net.

COUNTYWIDE

Hospice launches annual fundraiser

HPH Hospice has launched its 18th annual Tree of Life fundraiser to honor those who have battled illnesses and to raise money to support hospice care. People may make a donation in memory or in honor of a loved one, and an ornament will be placed on an HPH Tree of Life in Pasco, Hernando or Citrus county. The tree locations in Pasco County include:

• Gulf View Square mall, 9409 U.S. 19., Port Richey, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays.

• Marliere Hospice Care Center, 6801 Rowan Road, New Port Richey, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

• Hudson Hospice Care Center, 12139 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

• East Pasco Hospice Care Center, 37439 Clinton Ave., Dade City, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.

There are also Trees of Life at the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce, 5443 Main St., New Port Richey, and the Zephyrhills Women's Club, 38549 Fifth Ave., Zephyrhills. However, donations for these trees are not accepted at these locations. One can make a contribution to any Tree of Life by calling the HPH Foundation at 1-800-486-8784 or visiting www.HPH-Hospice.org. To ensure that an ornament is placed on a tree of your choice, a contribution should be made by Dec. 14. Proceeds benefit HPH Hospice, a nonprofit agency that provides care and comfort to individuals and families affected by a life-limiting illness, regardless of their ability to pay.

Salvation Army in Port Richey seeks donations of turkeys, hams 11/24/12 [Last modified: Saturday, November 24, 2012 12:39pm]
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