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Weight Watchers adds Apollo Beach meeting; runners get set for Florida Challenge

Apollo Beach

Weight Watchers has new weekly meeting

Weight Watchers has a new weekly meeting in Apollo Beach. The weight loss group meets Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at Apollo Beach Racquet & Fitness Club, 6520 Richie's Way. Meetings last about 35 minutes. For information, go to or call 1-800-651-6000.


Alafia River park hosts race

Runners will take over Alafia River State Park in Lithia this weekend. The Florida Challenge, which consists of a 5K (3.1 miles) and a half marathon (13.1 miles), is at 8 a.m. Sunday at the park, 14502 County Road 39 S. Both races are on off-road trails. On-site registration is $40 for the half marathon, $30 for the 5K. Parking is $4. The top 25 men and women finishers will receive awards. Participants will get long-sleeve T-shirts.


Charity golf tournament set

The Tampa Bay Chapter of 100 Black Men of America will host a golf tournament at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Summerfield Crossings Golf Club, 13050 Summerfield Blvd., Riverview. Cost to play in the shotgun tournament is $100. Registration is on site at 11 a.m. Proceeds will go toward scholarships for Hillsborough Community College and University of South Florida students. For more information, visit or call (813) 273-8928.

Sun City Center

'Social Security' at theater

The Palace Dinner Theater presents Social Security, a comedy about an 80-year-old Jewish grandmother being shuffled from one daughter to another. The show opens at 7 tonight. The theater is at 3858 Sun City Center Blvd. For reservations or rates, call (813) 938-5886.

Seffner/sun City Center

Hospice seeks volunteers

LifePath Hospice will begin training sessions next week at two locations for those interested in volunteering with the nonprofit organization.

These are the two sessions:

• 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 16 and 23 at the Sun City Center Community Resource Center, 3725 Upper Creek Drive

• 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at the Seffner-Mango Library, 410 N Kingsway Road.

Duties include reading to patients, helping with meals and providing breaks to caregivers. Registration is required, as is attendance at all four sessions.

To register in Seffner, contact Jeri Devine at (813) 984-2395 or For Sun City Center, contact Luanne Lane at (813) 642-1721 or

Sun City Center

Stroke support club meets

The Sun City Center Stroke Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Kings Point Clubhouse, 1900 Clubhouse Drive. Stroke survivors, caregivers and guests are invited. Meetings feature presentations by health professionals. For more information, call (813) 633-9366.


Beckner to meet residents

County Commissioner Kevin Beckner, whose District 6 is countywide, will be in Valrico on Feb. 6 for an informal meeting with residents from 10 to 11 a.m. at Bloomingdale Regional Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. Beckner will also meet residents 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the North Tampa Branch Library, 8916 N Boulevard, Tampa. For information, call (813) 272-5730.

Weight Watchers adds Apollo Beach meeting; runners get set for Florida Challenge 01/28/10 [Last modified: Thursday, January 28, 2010 3:30am]
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