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Today is last day to register for August vote


Today is last day to register for August vote

People who wish to register to vote or change party affiliations for the Aug. 26 primary election must do so by today. Florida voters can cast ballots in the primaries for their own parties only. To check your registration status, call the supervisor of elections office toll-free at 1-800-851-8754. Voter registration applications sent to the elections office must have a postmark of today or earlier. Locations are listed at


School supplies for needy kids sought

It's almost time to start shopping for school supplies, and the Jewish Community Center of West Pasco, in conjunction with Jewish Federation of Pinellas and Pasco counties, is launching a community project to help students in need. The following supplies may be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, through Aug. 14, at the Jewish Community Center office, 9841 Scenic Drive: computer paper, college- and wide-ruled filler paper, highlighters, backpacks, pocket and prong folders, three-ring binders, student organizers, pens, pencils, colored pencils, markers, zippered pencil cases, calculators, erasers, tape, rulers, tissues, hand sanitizer, storage bags (all sizes) and construction paper. For information, call (727) 847-3814.

Agency seeking SHINE volunteers

The Area Agency on Aging needs volunteers for its SHINE program: Serving Health Insurance Needs of the Elders. Volunteers assist clients with Medicare, Medicaid, private health insurance, long-term care options and much more. All volunteers receive initial training, continuing education and support. SHINE is a free program funded by a grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and is administered through the Florida Departments of Elder Affairs. For information or to volunteer, call program coordinator Susan Samson at (727) 861-8111.

Everything must go at resale shop

Good Samaritan Health Clinic of Pasco is closing its First Class Resale Shop at 5901 U.S. 19 on Thursday. Everything must go: all clothing and merchandise is 50 percent off. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Pasco deaths

Dunn, Dryce G.

Grosscup, Anna May

Marusak, Florence M. "Flo"

Rametta, Marie "Mary"

Short, Clara

Williams, Roderick Sr. "Rod"

Wilson, Tracy Lee

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Today is last day to register for August vote 07/27/08 [Last modified: Monday, July 28, 2008 4:42pm]
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