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U.S. Census Bureau to hold job fairs in east, west Pasco

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U.S. Census Bureau to hold job fairs in east, west Pasco

The U.S. Census Bureau is holding several local job fairs to recruit and train citizens for jobs in collecting data for the 2010 Census. The west Pasco job fairs will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 24 and Jan. 30-31 at the Regency Park Civic Association, 10240 Regency Park Blvd., Port Richey. A 30-minute test will be given at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 and 4 p.m. each day. The east Pasco job fair will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 30 at Wesleyan Church, 38924 C Ave., Zephyrhills. The 30-minute test will be given at the Zephyrhills location as needed. All applicants are asked to bring a passport or a driver's license and a Social Security card. Veterans are asked to bring a copy of their DD-214 form. Call (352) 277-3365 or (352) 277-3149.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Free dental care offered for kids

Free dental care will be available to low-income children within the next several weeks as part of Give Kids A Smile, an annual project by the Pasco-Hernando Community College dental program and volunteer dentists and hygienists from the community. Financial prequalification will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 26 in room M-144 of PHCC's west campus, 10230 Ridge Road in New Port Richey. Prequalification must be done in person with a parent or guardian present. Families must meet income criteria, and children must be ages 6 to 17. Children who qualify will be seen Feb. 12 for an examination, X-rays, a cleaning and sealants, if needed. Children who need fillings, extractions or other care will be seen Feb. 26. Call toll-free 1-877-879-7422 or visit www.phcc.edu/gkas.

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Spay Pasco gets $5,000 grant

Spay Pasco has received a $5,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to perform more sterilization surgeries for feral cats. The organization's 2-year-old feral cat sterilization program successfully alters an average of more than 400 cats per year to fight the area's homeless pet overpopulation problem. The grant will allow Spay Pasco to offer feral cat surgeries at a discounted price of $15 (normally $25); the program also includes a rabies vaccination. The cats can be taken to several participating clinics throughout the county to be spayed or neutered. "We hope that this will increase the total number of spay/neuter surgeries preformed," said Diana Mattox, president of Spay Pasco. "Since one female cat and her offspring have the potential to produce thousands of additional feral cats, every sterilization surgery truly does make a difference in our community." Call (352) 585-6205 or visit www.spaypasco.com.

U.S. Census Bureau to hold job fairs in east, west Pasco 01/16/10 [Last modified: Saturday, January 16, 2010 10:37am]
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