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Salvation Army seeking back to school supplies

PORT RICHEY

Salvation Army seeks school supplies

The Salvation Army is collecting school supplies through Aug. 9 to be distributed to local families in need. Items needed include backpacks, highlighters, scissors, plastic zip bags, notebooks, index cards, pocket folders, binders, lined filler paper, No. 2 pencils, colored pens, pencils and markers, graph paper, nonscientific calculators, baby wipes, tissues and hand sanitizer. Donations may be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Salvation Army Community Center, 7745 Ridge Road, Port Richey, or the Salvation Army Center of Hope, 8040 Washington St., Port Richey. For information, call Jeanne Coulter at (727) 847-6321, ext. 101.

NEW PORT RICHEY

School Board candidates forum

The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a candidate forum at 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at the conference center at Pasco-Hernando Community College, 10230 Ridge Road. Invited speakers will include all candidates for School Board in District 3 (6 to 7 p.m.), District 4 (from 7 to 8 p.m.) and District 5 (from 8 to 9 p.m.). Call Joe Alpine at the chamber at (727) 842-7651.

ZEPHYRHILLS

Chamber awards nominees sought

The Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the Annual Membership Appreciation and Community Awards. The categories are: Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Leadership in Government Affairs, Volunteer of the Year, Community Involvement (Group), Leadership in Youth Involvement and the Alice Hall Community Service Award. Nominations are open to the public. Any business, organization or group can be nominated for the Annual Awards; Nominees do not have to be a chamber member. The Awards will be presented at the annual awards and installation banquet Sept. 16 at Bentley Commons in Zephyrhills. Nomination forms may be downloaded from the chamber website at zephyrhillschamber.org or contact the chamber at (813) 782-1913. Nomination deadline is Aug. 16.

NEW PORT RICHEY

New Habitat home celebrated Monday

West Pasco Habitat for Humanity will celebrate its 24th family partnership with the dedication of the Mann home at 10 a.m. Monday. The home is at 9444 Cardy St. in the Moon Lake subdivision. Habitat volunteers will put on a program called "angels in the attic," placing angel cutouts with prayers and good wishes for the family into the attic of the home. For information about the chapter contact Michael P. Cyr, development director, 4131 Madison St., New Port Richey, FL 34652, or call (727) 859-9038. Visit westpascohabitat.com.

Pasco deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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