Salvation Army center low on food supplies
The Salvation Army's Center of Hope is running low on food pantry staples such as baby food, canned vegetables and meat, soup, peanut butter, rice and pasta. Donations are welcome from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at the center at 8040 Washington St. With the community's help, the Center of Hope has helped about 2,000 individuals and families this year. For information or to sponsor a food drive, call Jeanne Coulter at (727) 847-6321, ext. 223.
Eat pancakes with a wrestling champ
A free pancake breakfast for the needy will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. today at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 5850 K of C Drive. Attendees can meet former ladies professional wrestling champion Luna Vachon, who will sign autographs. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office will help children obtain IDs, and there will be face painting and information on affordable health insurance for kids. The event is sponsored by the Volunteer Way food bank, IHOP and the Knights of Columbus. For information, call the food bank at (727) 815-0433.
Sign up now for youth leagues
The San Antonio Dixie Youth League is holding open registration for ages 5 to 14, boys and girls, for baseball and softball. Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon today, Aug. 8 and 15 at the Train Depot in San Antonio on Railroad Avenue. Registration cost is $75 per player. The league is trying to get enough registrations to have T-ball (coed), Pitching Machine (coed), Minor Live Pitch (boys), Major Live Pitch (boys), Senior Live Pitch (boys), Minor Softball (girls) and Major Softball (girls). For information check out sanann baseball.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (352) 424-1928.