Pair of forums aim to inform, entertain vets
Pasco County Veteran's Services is sponsoring two forums this month, one on each side of the county. The free events will offer entertainment as well as information on Veterans Administration benefits. The east Pasco forum will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at Zephyrhills High School, 6335 12th St., Zephyrhills. The west Pasco forum will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 30 at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School , 13651 Hays Road, Spring Hill. For information, contact William Klinger at (727) 834-3282.
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Sheriff's academy taking applications
The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications from residents interested in attending the next Citizens Police Academy. The free six-week academy, slated to run from Oct. 19 to Nov. 23, includes presentations about various parts of the agency, including police dogs, road and marine patrol, major crimes, forensics, detention operations and SWAT team. Classes will run from 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First Baptist Church, 6800 Trouble Creek Road. To apply, residents must fill out the application and pass a local background check. Registration deadline is Friday. For information about signing up, contact Pam Chesnut at (727) 834-3376 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registrations set for softball season
The Lutz Leaguerettes will hold registrations for softball players ages 4-17 this month at Oscar Cooler Sports Complex. Registrations will take place from 6-8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and from 9-11 a.m. Saturday. A birth certificate is mandatory for registration. The cost is $150 per player and $125 for each sibling. Practices will begin in November. The season begins in January and ends in April. For information or to register, visit www.lutzleaguerettes.com.
Event organizers seek performers
Organizers of the annual Church Street Christmas are looking for area churches and organizations interested in performing at this year's event. The event is scheduled for 7-9 p.m. Dec. 21-23, featuring displays and performances by the residents of Church Avenue, neighbors, area churches, and the business community. If a church or organization has a choir, drama team or children's group that would like to perform, contact Harriet Riddaugh at email@example.com or Judy Morris at (352) 567-3631.
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