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Tarpon Springs event to offer support for those in career transitions


Event offers support, advice for new careers

The Presbyterian Church on the Bayou will host WorkForce Support, a group providing assistance and inspiration to people undergoing career transitions, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 21 at the church, 409 Whitcomb Blvd. The group will discuss resumes and cover letters, job searches, interview skills, career development, educational resources and target industries, with a focus on helping unemployed and under-employed people. Participants should bring two copies of their resume. For information, call the church at (727) 937-3795.


Jeb Bush to speak at annual dinner

Former Gov. Jeb Bush will be the keynote speaker at the Republican Party of Pasco County's annual Reagan Day Dinner. The event will be held May 7 at the Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel. Cash bar and hors d'oeuvres begin at 6 p.m. Attire is semi-formal. Tickets are $100 a piece and may be purchased online at Joining Bush will be U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite, Attorney General Bill McCollum, Senate president Jeff Atwater and many other elected officials. For information, contact Bill Bunting, Republican state committeeman, at (727) 862-1063.


Democratic Club's picnic is April 24

The West Pasco Democratic Club will hold its annual picnic in the park at noon April 24 at Pavillion No. 2 in Starkey Wilderness Park. The cost is $20 for adults, $12 for children. RSVP before Saturday by calling Joan at (727) 372-2619 or e-mailing


Law group to offer free living wills

If you haven't made time to fill out a living will, mark your calendar for April 19. That's when the Hook Law Group will offer free, fully witnessed statutory living wills to anyone who comes by their office at 4918 Floramar Ter. No appointment or reservations are necessary. The office will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Joan Nelson Hook, Esq., owner and founder of Hook Law Group, said living wills can eliminate unnecessary confusion, pain and suffering for the patient and family members at the end of life. Her firm specializes in elder law issues. For information call (727) 842-1001.


Health screenings, more for seniors

Free health screenings, entertainment, prizes and more will be available at the next SASSY — Seniors Are Someone Special Year-round — event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 at Gulf View Square Mall, 9409 U.S. 19. The event will include bone density, blood pressure and body composition scans, eye screenings, free entertainment courtesy of the Tap N Dolls, Tommy Russo, Bill Perry, Ed Galloway, Suzanne Reno and more. Free dancing tips will be available from the instructors from the Arthur Murray Ballroom Dance Studio of Palm Harbor. For information, visit

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